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The Golden State Warriors celebrate after winning the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers . The Golden State Warriors avenged their 2016 Finals collapse with a 129-120 championship-securing win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 on Monday night.
  • Berger repeats at St. Jude Classic

    Berger repeats at St. Jude Classic

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    The 24-year-old former Florida State standout is the fourth back-to-back victor at St. Jude and the first since David Toms in 2003-04. A birdie on the 15th saw Berger move clear of the pack, which at one point included nine players tied for the lead.
  • Tigers take Florida pitcher Faedo in first round

    Tigers take Florida pitcher Faedo in first round

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    Like they did in 2015, when they drafted Christin Stewart with their second first-round pick, the Detroit Tigers went for massive left-handed power with their second pick in this year's draft. Nearly as impressive: He reached base on free passes (40 walks, three hit by pitch) as often as he struck out, and he grounded into just one double play.
  • Kent State Football Player Dies After Team Workout

    Kent State Football Player Dies After Team Workout

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    He died after the second day of the Golden Flashes' football camp. "Today, the Kent State University family mourns the tragic loss of one of our student-athletes, freshman football player Tyler Heintz ", the statement reads . The Kenton Football 2017 Twitter page said "Shocked and bewildered is all we can say". Investigators are now in the process of collecting hospital records, gathering reports of any medical history, and interviewing any players who was with Heintz at the time he ...
  • Kerry says USA climate goals in reach despite Trump Paris pullout

    Kerry says USA climate goals in reach despite Trump Paris pullout

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    California is a member of the 'Under 2 Coalition , ' a group of 175 states and cities that aim to help keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius, a threshold scientists say is necessary to prevent catastrophic climate change . The president's decision to pull the United States out of the world's first comprehensive agreement on tackling climate change and seek renegotiated terms "fair" to America drew widespread global condemnation earlier this month.
  • Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous Russia allegations'

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    Sessions is testifying in an extraordinary public session in which senators are grilling the nation's chief law enforcement officer on his prior contacts with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and his involvement in the firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey .
  • Banks penalty gives Highlanders win over Lions

    Banks penalty gives Highlanders win over Lions

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    But Coltman scored from a lineout drive in the 60th and replacement flyhalf Banks became an instant star with the conversion and the winning penalty . The midweek Lions XV had the look of a B team and hooker Rory Best claimed an inquest was needed after losing a nine-point lead in the second half.
  • Juan Martin del Potro Comforts Injured Opponent In Ultimate Show Of Sportsmanship

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    The 26-year-old Martic next faces fifth-seeded Elina Svitolina after the Ukrainian beat Magda Linette 6-4, 7-5. "But that stuff happens in grand slams". But that proved to be as good as it got for the Georgian, whose final tally of five winners and 34 unforced errors rather told its own story. "I was going to try and just get through the first round and hopefully feel better each day".
  • Drones, Dennis Rodman, and the Medical Evacuation of an Imprisoned US Student

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    Ahead of his arrival, Rodman, who has visited North Korea before and met the country's leader Kim Jong Un , told journalists at Beijing's airport that he was "trying to open the door" to the isolated country. He's likely to face similar accusations now: His visit comes amid global condemnation over North Korea's accelerating efforts to develop nuclear weapons and missiles, which poses one of the toughest foreign policy challenges for U.S.
  • Kyrie, Cavs Fall To Golden State 4-1

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    The Warriors , who beat Cleveland in the 2015 NBA Finals only to lose to them previous year after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 15-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game 4 of the best-of-seven championship.