• Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving shows off big-game ability

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    Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley of the AFRO Sports Desk debate this pressing question. This time , it was a seemingly insurmountable 3-0 hole. You just want to get it done. And after struggling mightily from beyond the arc in the first three games, the Cavs finally exploded in a big way by hitting a playoff-record 24 three-pointers on a sizzling 53 percent shooting.
  • Batting collapse a timely reminder for England - Morgan

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    Tottering at 20-6 inside the first five overs, England crumbled against Rabada (4-39) and Parnell (3-43) in a performance that lasted only 31.1 overs. A mini-implosion followed, as Amla was bowled off the inside edge by Toby Roland-Jones and Jake Ball bowled De Kock for 34. Australia's warm-up match against Pakistan only lasted a handful of overs and South Africa A again were only able to bat half an innings in their second warm-up match against Derbyshire.
  • Root helps England beat Bangladesh

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    But worryingly for England , bidding to win their first major International Cricket Council ODI trophy, paceman Chris Woakes bowled just two overs before suffering a potentially tournament-ending left side strain. "I'll listen to the medical staff, they know exactly what they are doing". "After Tamim got out, then Mushfiqur, the next ball, that was the problem for us".
  • Can the Penguins keep winning in a counterattacking role?

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    Pittsburgh's stars, as they are known to do, victimized the Predators , who shrunk in response. The Penguins have been here before and have arguably the best snipers in the league that will make you pay if you give them any room. Crosby set the tone on the first shift when he broke into the clear in the opening minute and rattled a shot off the post as he was being pulled to the ice by Predators' defenceman Ryan Ellis .
  • Golden State Warriors: 5 reasons why the Warriors losing is good

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    As noted by Ben Falk , a former 76ers executive and writer for Cleaning the Glass, one play in particular highlights James' incredible basketball I.Q. "And when those opportunities come, then you kill it". OddsShark's computer is predicting a win for Steve Kerr's team. We moved bodies, and it was very effective for us, so we have to have a carryover to Game 5.
  • Curry vows more aggressive play after finals struggles

    Curry vows more aggressive play after finals struggles

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    We know what we have to do in order to win this game". No team in National Basketball Association history has bounced back from a 3-0 finals deficit. The insane but enjoyable game, which took two hours, 51 minutes to complete, also featured a lot of trash-talking, numerous delays, lousy officiating and several hard fouls, all of which was just fine with Lue, who hopes his players bring the same physical approach tonight.
  • DeGrom, Cabrera lead Mets over Cubs 6-1 for 4th straight win

    DeGrom, Cabrera lead Mets over Cubs 6-1 for 4th straight win

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    In the last series encounter between the teams, the Cubs won the first and the final game as the Mets seized the second game. He was not overpowering but was extremely efficient. Nice job by MetsFan4Decades; her effort in the GameThread embiggens us all. In his five career starts against the Mets , Lackey is 2-0 with a 2.14 ERA.
  • Red Sox TV analyst Remy has cancer again, facing surgery

    Red Sox TV analyst Remy has cancer again, facing surgery

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    According to The Boston Globe , he will have surgery to remove a small piece of his lung after the Red Sox's next road trip, which ends June 21. "They'll be a recovery time after surgery". He was a Boston infielder for seven seasons and is a member of the team's Hall of Fame. Remy, who originally fought cancer in 2008, has endured a number of relapses since.
  • Alaba criticises Ireland's long ball tactics after 1-1 draw

    Alaba criticises Ireland's long ball tactics after 1-1 draw

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    Even Robbie Brady and Jeff Hendrick, the stars of the nation's Euro 2016 finals campaign, were largely becalmed as a chance to take a huge stride towards Russian Federation very almost went begging, and they will have to be much better in their remaining four games if they are to make it to Russian Federation.
  • Kyrie Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination

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    That said, this just adds even more fuel to the fire between two teams that aren't exactly fond of each other to begin with. Fast forward one year later to Game 5 Monday night at Oracle Arena with the Warriors holding a 3-1 lead over the Cavs and hoping to clinch their second title in three seasons.
  • Tiger Woods 'found by police asleep at the wheel'

    Tiger Woods 'found by police asleep at the wheel'

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    Police found Woods , 41, buckled in and " asleep at the wheel " of his auto on the roadway in the right lane on Military Trail in Jupiter at 2:03 a.m. The golfer is now recovering from back surgery and is expected to be out at least five more months. In his statement , Woods also apologized and said, "I expect more from myself too".