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When no trade materialized, Fleury agreed that he would also do so ahead of the expansion draft. Even if the Penguins traded him to a team in need of a proven goalie, like Calgary, they would have to make another goaltender available in the expansion draft.
  • Warriors NBA Championship Parade through Oakland set for Thursday

    Warriors NBA Championship Parade through Oakland set for Thursday

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    Golden State Warriors fans are breakdancing in downtown Oakland and honking their horns in San Francisco to celebrate their team's latest National Basketball Association title. The Warriors on Monday night defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers to win the NBA Championship, their second in three years. CNBC analyst Josh Brown tweeted that the Warriors are skipping the White House visit, although it was unclear what reports he was citing.
  • Tapwrit wins 149th Belmont Stakes

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    Tapwrit wore down Irish War Cry to win the Belmont Stakes for Todd Pletcher . From a horseracing standpoint, the 2017 Stakes lacked the excitement and talent of years past - most notably two years ago, when American Pharaoh burst away from the field to become the first horse since 1978 to win the Triple Crown .
  • Basketball: Durant powers Warriors over Cavaliers to claim title

    Basketball: Durant powers Warriors over Cavaliers to claim title

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    Golden State came out with more energy winning the hustle battles early - Zaza Pachulia grabbed one offensive rebound (which became a Klay Thompson three), but the key factors in the first went Cleveland's way. That made a difference because when the Cavs saw an opportunity to take a lead, the Warriors responded and hit easy shots to stay ahead. Getting stops was the hard part.
  • I never lost England ambition - even in League Two, says Tom Heaton

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    Stones endured a hard first season at Manchester City which wasn't helped by playing alongside some haphazard defensive teammates, but he is probably England's closest thing to David Luiz - i.e. "It's nice that the history between us doesn't come between us at those moments". Southgate has done his best to steady the ship, initially on a temporary basis and now full-time, and steeling his young players for adversity has been his number-one priority.
  • Kevin Durant leads Warriors to 2017 National Basketball Association title

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    Stephen Curry added 34 points, 10 assists, six rebounds and three steals as Golden State closed out its second title in three years after squandering a 3-1 lead a year ago to the Cavs to miss a repeat. LeBron James has 21 points and J.R. Smith kept the Cavs in it with two big 3-pointers in the final minute, including a 28-foot heave just before the halftime buzzer.
  • CT2017: Pakistan middle order concerns Sarfraz

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    It is a disappointing end to the tournament for Sri Lanka , who failed to build on their stunning win over India last week. After making into semi-finals in style, confident Pakistani skipper Sarfraz Ahmed said that his side is ready to take on England in the first semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 cricket tournament.
  • NFL Network to broadcast two 49ers preseason games

    NFL Network to broadcast two 49ers preseason games

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    Well, those non-local fans will be happy to know that one of the Dolphins preseason games will air on national television this summer. This will mark the third straight preseason the two teams have held joint practices. The NFL Network programming, including the live games, can also be streamed live on the NFL Mobile from Verizon app , Watch NFL Network on tablet (NFL Mobile, Watch NFL Network and NFL on Windows 10 apps), the NFL app delivered on Xbox One and Xbox 360 and other ...
  • French Open Day 7: Murray finds clay game

    French Open Day 7: Murray finds clay game

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    Former US Open champion Del Potro , whose ranking has slid after injuries, posed an unusually severe test for the third round and he began strongly. Murray will play against Khachanov or Isner, depending on who wins the match. The world number one said: "The Davis Cup one was physically tough for me because it came off the back of a long summer. It helps us, gives us extra motivation and encourages us".
  • Golden State Warriors fans go wild after NBA Championship win

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    Those are tidy numbers, extraordinary numbers, but all the Warriors cared about was getting another title, which they did with a 129-120 victory at Oracle Arena on Monday night, defeating the Cavaliers 4-1 in the 2017 NBA Finals. James can hardly leave a game for fear of his team falling apart while he rests. West shoved Irving to pick up a technical foul, then went chest-to-chest with Tristan Thompson.
  • Sports Night: Warriors are NBA champions

    Sports Night: Warriors are NBA champions

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    Almost one year after the decision to move to the West Coast, Durant led his team to an NBA Championship with averages of 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds, 5.4 assists, 1.6 blocks, and 1.0 steals per game. James said he had no reason to feel sorry for himself. Only five players from the 1960s Boston Celtics dynasty have played in eight or more consecutive Finals, so James could share fourth on the all-time Finals in a row list by making it next year.