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A year ago the Cavaliers became the first team to win a title after trailing the Finals 3-1 when they beat the Warriors 93-89 in the deciding game. During his career , James has played for two "super teams" somewhat comparable to what the Warriors have assembled for this season. "We knew how good he was, but just how clutch he's been, how many big shots he's hit for us", Kerr said of the little extra he has seen.
  • Stanley Cup Finals: Evgeni Malkin snipe gives Penguins 3-0 lead

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    By then, Nashville looked dazed, their minds obviously running through the hard task that awaits them now. According to ESPN Stats & Info , he passed Mario Lemieux for the most Stanley Cup Final points in franchise history with 20. The Penguins and Predators have provided plenty of drama, from the roller-coaster play of Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne to the running feud between Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby and P.K.
  • Saudi Arabia and allies release Qatar 'terror list'

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    A string of countries this week cut ties with Qatar over what they say is the emirate's financing of extremist groups and its ties to Iran, Saudi Arabia's regional arch-rival. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on the other hand, has approved sending troops to an existing Turkish base in Qatar as a sign of support. "The great escalation from the confusing and confused brother country and the request for political protection from two non-Arab countries and military protection from one ...
  • Swedish sleeper Viktor Arvidsson rising for Preds in Stanley Cup final

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    They still have home ice. Daley missed the end of the Washington series and the start of the conference final back from a lower-body injury. He was pulled after the first period by coach Peter Laviolette after surrendering half the goals in a 6-0 rout by the Penguins in Game 5 on Thursday night.
  • Predators even Cup Final at 2-2 with 4-1 win

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    Crosby's indignities also continued to a water bottle coming out of his hand (maybe accidentally? no over course not) and landing weakly behind Mattias Ekholm after Ekholm took a couple of whacks at Chris Kunitz following a clean but heavy check.
  • Cavaliers' Tyronn Lue sticking with JR Smith

    Cavaliers' Tyronn Lue sticking with JR Smith

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    James is averaging 28.5 points, 13.0 rebounds, 11.0 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.5 blocked shots a game. They're going to have to climb out of a huge 0-3 hole after falling to the Warriors in Game 3 on Wednesday night. So some thought coach Tyronn Lue would employ Shumpert for Smith for change. This continues what has largely been a nightmare season for Smith.
  • Warriors channeled last season's heartbreak to fuel finals success

    Warriors channeled last season's heartbreak to fuel finals success

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    If LeBron playing 48 minutes as opposed to 46 minutes is the difference between a win or loss, it's hard to argue that any player on the court is more valuable than him. LeBron James scored 39 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and passed off nine assists while Kyrie Irving added 38 points to pace the Cavaliers, but James said he has never faced a "juggernaut" like the Warriors.
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    Soccer association investigating tournament

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    Former USWNT star Abby Wambach continues to speak out in defense of Mili Hernandez, an eight-year-old who was disqualified from a soccer tournament because she "looks like a boy". While Mili seems to be taking the mix-up in stride, being identified as the wrong gender can have a big impact on kids, says Health contributing psychology editor Gail Saltz, MD.
  • Chelsea's Eden Hazard open to Real madrid move

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    Honestly, I do not know what will happen to me", he said . We all have our dreams. It is for that reason that these recent comments from Hazard, as reported by The Sun , are so concerning. Hazard reportedly earns £210,000 a week at Chelsea . "Of course I will look at that. What I know is that I still have a contract for 3 years at Chelsea ".
  • Mercedes now the underdogs, says Wolff

    Mercedes now the underdogs, says Wolff

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    Vettel won in Monaco , beating his team-mate Kimi Raikkonen into second place, although Ferrari's pit strategy was interpreted as deliberately favouring the German. Raikkonen kept his lead at the start and the two raced ahead of the pack with Raikkonen pitting first on lap 34, which didn't seem entirely logical, and he came out behind slower cars.
  • Friday's NBA Finals Game 4 Betting Preview: Warriors at Cavaliers

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    Just like the Indians spending $60 million on a guy coming off 42 homers and 127 RBIs to replace a guy (Napoli) who hit 34 home runs with 101 RBI is part of the rules. When James returned to Cleveland, the Cavs were a lottery team that went 97-215 in the 4 years he was gone. "The difference between my situation is. well, the best thing with Golden State's situation is a lot of their guys are drafted".