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The NSW and Cronulla wrecking ball reinforced why he is fast building a reputation as one of the NRL's premier big-game players after turning in a barnstormer in the Blues' State of Origin I win. Queensland will have Thurston back. After a short stint with the Devils, Stan made the move to Sydney to play with the North Sydney Bears where he played four games in the then New South Wales Rugby League in 1983 before a knee injury brought his career to an end.
  • Draymond Green phantom technical foul leads to Finals controversy

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    Green and the officials may have been the only men during a 137-116 Cleveland win at Quicken Loans Arena to be fully aware of that. "We have a golden opportunity going home on Monday to close this thing out", Green said. Take a look at the full transcript of the interview with the officials below. In real time, though, both teams and everyone in the arena were clueless.
  • Warriors are NBA champions in nearly perfect run through playoffs

    Warriors are NBA champions in nearly perfect run through playoffs

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    Defeat in game four was Golden State's only loss of the play-off campaign as they strolled to the title with a 16-1 post-season win-loss record. "But we come together and we're the champions now". Durant has now scored 25 points or more in each of his first 10 finals games - a feat previously achieved only by Michael Jordan and Shaquille O'Neal.
  • Spanish state prosecutor charges Ronaldo with tax fraud

    Spanish state prosecutor charges Ronaldo with tax fraud

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    He also took part in a very special quiz. Madrid's regional state prosecutor has accused Ronaldo of four counts of tax fraud from 2011-14. Barcelona forward Lionel Messi was convicted of tax fraud for unpaid income from image rights previous year, but he is not expected to serve prison time since it was his first offense.
  • Watch Warriors vs Cavaliers Game 5 online, preview

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    For one, instead of Harrison Barnes, who averaged less than 10 points per game in last year's Finals, the Warriors upgraded to Kevin Durant , whose 34.3 points per game average might have him in line for Finals MVP. Green had sat out Game 5 a year ago, suspended because of flagrant foul point accumulation after he swiped at James' groin in Game 4 . "They boo me and thought I had a tech I didn't have, so that wasn't sharp" Green said.
  • Dufner surges back to claim The Memorial

    Dufner surges back to claim The Memorial

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    Summerhays, who started the day five strokes behind Dufner, took only five holes to tie for the lead, after Dufner ran up four early bogeys on another fine day at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio . But what a ride in between. Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson signed for a 68 and headed a group on 207 that also included Justin Thomas and Dufner - whose dismal round included a double bogey seven at the par-five 11th and a bogey at the 18th, where the 2013 PGA Championship victor was ...
  • Warriors beat Cavs 129-120 to win National Basketball Association title

    Warriors beat Cavs 129-120 to win National Basketball Association title

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    Cleveland has won four straight Finals elimination games, rallying from a 3-1 series deficit to win the championship past year and then winning 137-116 in Game 4 on Friday night to extend this series. The Cavaliers like to play a more rugged game using the size and strength of James, Love and Tristan Thompson to their advantage. With James more than capable of initiating the offense, Cleveland let him bring the ball down the floor and then use off-ball screens and cuts to get Irving ...
  • Golden State Warriors win fifth National Basketball Association title

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    I'll probably watch - my son's tournament is this summer, so I'll be a part of the game. "Our perspective, being blessed to play on this stage three years in a row, it's for these fans, for our organization, for these families". When David West and Tristan Thompson squared off, with J.R. Smith entering the mix, Green peeled off Smith - and nothing came of that potentially volatile pairing.
  • Champions Trophy Cricket: Pakistan v South Africa

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    Just three days after suffering a humiliating 124-run defeat by title-holders India , with former skipper Shahid Afridi among those slamming a "clueless" display, Pakistan's return saw them make a mockery of the rankings which had them bottom and South Africa top in this eight-team one-day global tournament.
  • Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Nashville Predators Game 5

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    The Penguins' offense looked as good as it has this entire Final in Monday's 4-1 loss. The junkyard dog approach to hockey for the Stanley Cup Final debutants has a history: It is the Predators' on-ice version of Stanley, the blue mutt with a bone clenched between his teeth.