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Sam Warburton , who had a storming second half, showed his power to get over for their third try, with Biggar converting to give them a 22-13 lead. The Lions scored all their points with the boot when they out-muscled the Canterbury Crusaders 12-3 on Saturday, the impressive display following two lacklustre tour outings in which the visitors combined for just two tries.
  • Profile of Cleveland Cavaliers

    Profile of Cleveland Cavaliers

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    ET tipoff. ― Reuters picOAKLAND, May 31 ― Cleveland superstar LeBron James , as versatile and unsafe as any NBA player, is a focus of the Golden State Warriors as they prepare for tomorrow's start of the NBA Finals . You can't go over a screen on LeBron because that initiates a race to the basket that every human being in recorded history would lose. For his part, James, speaking Sunday, didn't seem like his club was the underdog.
  • Texas 'big one' roughs up cars, feelings

    Texas 'big one' roughs up cars, feelings

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    Driver Charlie Kimball , right, celebrates with members of the crew after winning the pole position for an IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway , Friday, June 9, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas. "Sato was all over the place and was going to crash someone", Pagenaud said. "The Big One" involved nine cars at once after James Hinchcliffe got pinched in between Tony Kanaan and Mikhail Aleshin with nowhere to go.
  • Lonzo Ball has a special Father's Day message

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    Lonzo Ball is trapped in an unenviable position where people dislike him only because of a ludicrous stuff his dad says. Lonzo is the eldest of three basketball-playing brothers based in Los Angeles; he played this past season for UCLA and is expected to be a top pick in next week's NBA draft .
  • Tottenham Hotspur: Kane brace not enough for England in Paris

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    In addition, England's midfield pairing of Eric Dier and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain found matters hard against a vibrant France side, with both players being given four out of ten. The Manchester United midfielder, along with Ousmane Dembele and Kylian Mbappe , gave the England defence a torrid evening and John Stones in particular had a match to forget as he floundered in the face of the French onslaught.
  • Grand Rapids Griffins Win Calder Cup

    Grand Rapids Griffins Win Calder Cup

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    Grand Rapids trailed 3-2 after 40 minutes but got a goal from Tyler Bertuzzi to tie it early in the 3rd before Frk's game-winner. Bertuzzi, a second-year pro and third-round draft choice by Detroit in 2013, won the Jack A. Coreau made a string of saves as the Griffins scrambled around their own net, but Gourde finally found and deposited a rebound from below the left circle.
  • Pakistan wins toss, will bowl 1st against England

    Pakistan wins toss, will bowl 1st against England

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    The host cruised through Group A with a ideal record following wins over Bangladesh , New Zealand and Australia to lend further weight to widespread pre-tournament predictions that Eoin Morgan's men are the team to beat. Bowlers justified Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed's decision to bowl as they restricted England to a paltry 211 in the first semi-final of the Champions Trophy cricket tournament here on Wednesday (June 14).
  • Pakistan win the toss, put England to bat first

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    England take on a resurgent Pakistan in the semi-final. Left-arm pacer Rumman Raees will make his debut in place of an injured Mohammad Amir, who suffered a back spasm, while Shadab Khan came in for Faheem Ashraf. However, Pakistan batting remains a major concern, which has added to the team's unpredictability factor, which even the English limited overs captain Eoin Morgan accepts.
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    Our security team is working closely with the ICC and LOC to ensure the safety and security of our players and support staff is paramount. Umaga's last meeting with the Lions was in 2005 when he was involved in the fateful incident in the first Test in Christchurch that brought a premature end to Brian O'Driscoll's tour.
  • Champions Chelsea face Burnley opener

    Champions Chelsea face Burnley opener

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    As for the rest, City's games at the beginning of April - against United and Tottenham - could be huge for their title hopes, while Liverpool will hope they don't suffer from fatigue at the beginning of 2018 in the same way they did this year.
  • Riley leaves Sky job after Spurs jibe

    Riley leaves Sky job after Spurs jibe

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    The loss confirmed Chelsea's title win and ended Spurs' title hopes. That game between Spurs and West Ham was played on a Friday night and broadcast live on Sky Sports. I love football, always have, always will, banter is fun, abuse is not whoever/whatever/wherever #respect. Irrelevant she's a woman, she's just a bad presenter'.
  • Warriors beat Cavaliers to NBA title

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    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP ) - They made their group plea to Kevin Durant last summer, Stephen Curry and the core of the Golden State Warriors traveling cross-country to go at a prized free agent the only way they do it around here: with "Strength in Numbers".