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In the day's other semi-final, SoftBank Team Japan , skippered by New Zealander Dean Barker, took a 3-1 lead over Artemis Racing after winning both their races in the toughest conditions yet of the America's Cup event. After the Kiwis reached match point, Oracle won eight straight races to retain the oldest trophy in worldwide sports. "In 30 years of racing, I've never seen anything like that", Sir Ben Ainslie , skipper of Britain's Land Rover BAR boat, said, as quoted by the BBC .
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    They finished one victory short of the NBA's first flawless postseason, but bounced back from their Game 4 loss to Cleveland in the NBA Finals with another high-scoring performance. LeBron James and the Cavaliers have already staved off elimination once with a victory in Cleveland in Game 4. The Golden State Warriors are NBA champions once again, and this time it's thanks largely to the newest addition to their starting five, Kevin Durant , who was awarded the NBA Finals MVP award for ...
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    On the use of the video assistant referees, Southgate added: "I've not seen it again but, from my initial view, I thought it was the right call". Sponsored Content - Download our Executive Briefing to learn how agency and industry experts are hoping to reduce insider threats through good policy, technology and human analysts.
  • Andy Murray beats Kei Nishikori to set up semis clash with Wawrinka

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    But I played one of my best clay-court matches to get the win. While Murray won his last two matches in straight sets, injuries are hampering and slowing him down, so it always feels as if he's moments away from going off the boil. "He exerted so much energy and effort to get to number one at the end of a year ago, I wasn't surprised that he tailed off for a while". Murray, the world number one, will meet Swiss third seed Wawrinka in the opening match on Philippe Chatrier Court at 11:45 ...
  • Warriors' Game 5 win wraps up highly-watched NBA Finals

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    In the 2012 NBA Finals, Durant was playing for the Oklahoma City Thunder and lost to James - who was then with the Miami Heat - in five games. Gray said he calls Curry his little brother and gushed about the basketball star in his caption of the Instagram video.
  • Shaw, Broxton homer as Brewers beat Cards 8-5 to split DH

    Shaw, Broxton homer as Brewers beat Cards 8-5 to split DH

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    In the eighth, Martinez laced a 436-foot bolt into the seats in left-center for the first multi-homer game of his career. After Eric Fryer's bases-loaded double play ball scored Kolten Wong , pinch-hitter Dexter Fowler delivered an RBI single that knocked off Jimmy Nelson.
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    However, that idea fizzled fast when the Warriors opened with a pair of lopsided wins at home , fought back late to steal the next game in Cleveland and then , after dropping their first game of the post-season, closed out the series at home.
  • No longer National Basketball Association champions, Cavaliers are now chasing Warriors

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    In last year's NBA Finals , the Warriors took a 3-1 lead heading into Game 5, the same as it had this year, but Curry's team didn't manage to wrap up the series. Kevin Durant has nothing but love for Rihanna! "Well I'm not happy he won his first, I'm not happy at all", James said. "We went through, for lack of a better term, basketball hell in that sense of just being so close to getting the job done and not realizing that goal and having to think about that for an entire year and ...
  • Warriors Top Cavs win second championship in 3 years

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    But everything changed in the final three minutes of Game 3. Cleveland star LeBron James , who won his first title in 2012 by beating Durant's Thunder in the finals, sees how the journey has made Durant into a champion over the past five years.
  • Stoke close to securing Hull left-back Josh Tymon

    Stoke close to securing Hull left-back Josh Tymon

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    Hull are facing a tough task to keep hold of Tymon this summer following their relegation from the Premier League . The relegated club would be due a compensation fee due to the player's age, and like the Reds' swoop for Chelsea's Dominic Solanke, can likely expect to pay around around £3million for Tymon.