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Good enough for third on the team . For the longest time, I held the 1996 Bulls - with Jordan, Pippen, Rodman, Kukoc, Harper, and others - in reverence as the greatest team of all time. And it was at the biggest stage in pro basketball - the NBA Finals - that the Warriors showcased the embarrassment of riches in their arsenal. The popcorn was hot and salty, the Memphis crowd was Beale Street batty as usual and the atmosphere exploded the notion that the regular season doesn't matter.
  • Orioles place Davis on 10-day DL because of strained oblique

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    Things weren't looking good for them early on, after Matt Davidson homered in his third straight game to help Chicago grab a 5-1 lead. Two batters later, Sanchez took a pitch to the hip, then moved to third on Melky Cabrera's single. But any time away could be problematic for a club that is desperately trying to pull out of a free-fall in the AL East standings. So there's no rush to get Davis back on the field.
  • Southampton's Premier League game at West Ham will have to be changed

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    Parish now has his eyes set on Pellegrini, who won City the Premier League title after taking over in 2013. Going forward in the season, there's a very nice month of October with Stoke City , Burnley and West Bromwich Albion . Wagner's side have avoided any of the big guns in their first six fixtures but will close out the season against Chelsea , Everton , Manchester City and Arsenal in a daunting run-in.
  • Warburton: I am a big doubt for the first Test

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    Marty Banks slotted home the winning penalty on 74 minutes but Elliot Daly came inches from earning back the advantage when his 55 metre effort fell short with two minutes on the clock. Big threat: Highlanders wing Waisake Naholo tries to break v Crusaders. Superstars were grown from humble roots, it is the Otago roots. That's why I was happy with our collision work and what we showed the Crusaders in terms of getting our width back in defence.
  • LeBron James rules out playing 3-on-3 basketball in 2020 Olympics

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    Late last week, it was announced that 3-on-3 hoops will make its debut as an Olympic sport beginning in 2020. For RiRi's Instagram post, Mufasa was played by LeBron James (see what she did there) and Finals MVP Golden State Warrior Kevin Durant , played Scar while Rihanna took on the role of Simba.
  • Virat Kohli reclaims top spot in ICC ODI rankings for batsmen

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    India and Bangladesh are all set to play the second semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy on 15 June. "When the clouds comes in, the conditions become a bit more hard", he said. Four members of that side - skipper Mashrafe Mortaza , Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim and Tamim Iqbal - are stars of this current line-up. Where will the India vs Bangladesh , 2nd semi-final ICC Champions Trophy 2017 match be played? "I want to play for India as long as I am fit and enjoying the game.
  • Padres compound Reds' road woes with 3-game sweep

    Padres compound Reds' road woes with 3-game sweep

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    Cordero's single through the right side of the infield with runners on first and second staked the Padres to their first lead of the afternoon. The Padres have also been difficult to beat at home recently (just ask the Cubs) and Garrett has been hit hard of late.
  • NBA Champions Unanimously Decide to Skip White House Visit

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    They're committed to making it work. The Dubs held their first parade in 40 years in 2015, and now, they're set for another. Whether or not the Warriors will join those teams remains to be seen. He snatched the position as the face of the franchise during the Finals, and even the haters and basketball talking heads had to appreciate how he elevated his game to the point where he even overshadowed LeBron James' unbelievable performance, which included breaking Magic Johnson's record of ...
  • British cycling criticised for lack of governance in report

    British cycling criticised for lack of governance in report

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    The investigation was led by former British Rowing chairman Annamarie Phelps, who has denied the whitewash allegations. An independent report into the "climate and culture " within the national governing body's elite set-up was published on Wednesday.
  • McGregor and Mayweather fight confirmed

    McGregor and Mayweather fight confirmed

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    Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. said Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , he will come out of retirement to face UFC star Conor McGregor in a boxing match on August 26. Both fighters are known for their footwork and their ability to avoid getting hit, making their opponents miss the many of strikes they are throwing.