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Cavaliers lead Warriors by 3 in Game 3 of NBA Finals

With this in mind, here are three keys for Golden State in Game 3 as the series shifts to Cleveland. Opening tipoff is scheduled for 9 p.m. "I think there's a good chance he'll play", Kerr said. Didn't matter. Rodney Hood answered Lue's challenge, showing a revived aggressiveness en route to a 15-point performance. The Cavaliers need to do some serious soul searching before tonight's game if they want to come out with a win. Read More »

In Australia, sledging is a good thing: Justin Langer

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Australia's captain, Tim Paine , explained that his team are still going to sledge England but do it more politely. Ponting joins Australian coaching staff Former Australia captain Steve Smith and his deputy David Warner were banned for a year for their part in the ball-tampering incident during the third Test in Cape Town. Read More »

Arizona's Ayton: 'I know I'm going No. 1'

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Think of what the Phoenix Suns will look like next year with DeAndre Ayton , Devin Booker , and Josh Jackson running up and down the court. Following the workout, Ayton and Suns general manager Ryan McDonough addressed the media, here's what they had to say. Read More »

New Photo Of This Golden State Warriors Cheerleader Is Going Viral

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Down 2-0 heading into Wednesday night's matchup with the Warriors , the Cavs can take comfort in one thing - they know how to win Game 3s in the NBA Finals. What does that mean for Cleveland's chances in Game 3? "He makes tough shots, that's what he does", Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue said of Curry. James still trails, and will still trail National Basketball Association legend Jerry West after this Finals series is over, even if he averaged 50.0 points per game for the rest of the ... Read More »

Bryson DeChambeau Birdies Second Playoff Hole To Win The Memorial

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The three golfers finished the fourth round tied atop the leaderboard at 15-under par to force the playoff. The finish was no less entertaining. And this time, DeChambeau - who'd three-putted for a bogey there in regulation to fall into the playoff - put his approach to within 12 feet and sank the putt for the clinching birdie . Read More »

Fan catches foul ball in beer cup, chugs beer

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As she lifted her cup above her head DiMarco noted that fans began to urge her to chug the drink, and like a champ, she obliged them. DiMarco told MLB's Cut4 blog that she tried to catch the ball after it bounced up from behind her. But that incredible feat wasn't the end of it. DiMarco stood up and held the cup high above her head in triumph, laughing at the random lucky catch. Read More »

Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys both advancing at French Open

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The two young Americans are friends who have known each other for about a decade. Tsurenko has now reached the last 16 in Paris for the first time, equalling her best run at a Slam at the 2016 US Open . Keys will face Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan, who dispatched No. 26 Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic in straight sets. Stephens will face the victor of the fourth-round match between second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki and 14th-seeded Daria Kasatkina, which was halted at 9:22 p.m. Read More »

Michigan’s John Beilein not front-runner for Pistons job, per report

The new deal also comes with a rolling extension that keeps Beilein's contract at five years. Former Raptors head coach Dwane Casey is considered the favorite to land the Pistons job. The Wolverines have made the NCAA tournament eight of the past 10 seasons under Beilein and have twice advanced to the national to game, falling against Louisville in 2013 and Villanova this past April. Read More »

Sharapova dumped out by clinical Muguruza

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It was not enough, though, as Wimbledon champion Muguruza bulldozed her way through the rest of the set to secure her place in the semi-finals. Muguruza, who won the French Open in 2016 but didn't make it out of sectionals a year ago, is continuing a fantastic run of tennis at Roland-Garros. Read More »

Salah can match Ronaldo & Messi, says Liverpool teammate Robertson

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He'll be desperate to replicate that form in Russian Federation this summer, but it's a hard start for Portugal as they face Spain in their group stage opener on June 15 . Reports on Friday claimed Ronaldo learned of Zidane's decision while on holiday in Marbella and the France legend is set to call his former player and advise him to remain in the Spanish capital. Read More »

Masar handled like a Rolls around Epsom, says Buick

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Obviously there was a question mark about the trip and I suppose the fact the trainer hadn't trained a Classic victor before contributed, too!" He is grounded, modest, self-effacing and trustworthy and his gratitude for the opportunity provided by Sheikh Mohammed, the ruler of Dubai, genuine and heartfelt. Read More »

Ashley Young downplays feud with England teammate Dele Alli

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Dier, with 25 caps, is one of England's most experienced players expected to board the plane to Russian Federation and he has urged Southgate's young squad to take an aggressive approach to the tournament. Young's inclusion comes despite him not being involved in the squad during the qualifying campaign. "He can be an even better player, he can improve in everything and I think he knows that but I think he can be very proud of what he is at the moment and hopefully continue to improve on ... Read More »

Manchester United complete deal for Porto defender Diogo Dalot

With the summer transfer window ending on the weekend the season starts, Mourinho wants to sign majority of his targets before his targets prices inflates after the World Cup.Dalot is rated as one of the best Portuguese youngsters to have come through in recent years, and it shows how highly regarded he is that the club hierarchy have decided to make a move for him despite only making his debut for Porto in February. Read More »

Ronaldo joins Portugal camp ahead of World Cup

Coach Fernando Santos too wants his star man to enjoy his rest period before getting down to business in the World Cup , where Portugal have been drawn alongside Spain, Morocco and Iran. Meanwhile, the forward will miss Portugal's warm-up game against Belgium, as they prepare for the upcoming tournament. "Nuno was with him nearly every waking hour in Kiev and he will be there for him in the World Cup too". Read More »

Nadal, Sharapova eye French Open semi-finals

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Having racked up his 900th Tour win, Nadal will now take aim at regular practise partner Diego Schwartzman after the gritty Argentine 11th seed came from two sets down to beat South Africa's Kevin Anderson . "Then I suffered with a tough third set. Hopefully not too much (though)", smiled Nadal, who had a brief practice session with Schwartzman last week. Read More »

Raghib Ismail Gets College Football Hall of Fame Vote

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This year, two former Notre Dame football players - Raghib Ismail and Aaron Taylor - were on the ballot. "It's an enormous honor to just be put on the ballot when you think that more than 5.26 million people have played college football and only 997 players have been inducted", said Steve Hatchell, president and CEO of the National Football Foundation . Read More »

W/Cup: Argentina train for Eagles, others in Barcelona

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It was a convincing win for a team ranked fifth in the world. The team left it to the very last match to guarantee their place. In the end, the team traveling to Russian Federation will feature some of the same faces who reached the final in Brazil four years ago. Read More »

Niners icon Dwight Clark dies after battle with ALS

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A two-time Super Bowl champion (Super Bowl XVI & Super Bowl XIX), Clark was named First-Team All-Pro in 1982 after leading the National Football League with 60 receptions. Clark would go on to have a nine-year National Football League career, all with the 49ers, and holds spots in the club record books with the fourth-most catches (506), third-most yards (6,750), sixth-most touchdown receptions (48) and third in consecutive games with a reception (105). Read More »

Argentina versus Israel called off

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The match in Jerusalem's Teddy Kollek Stadium was to be Argentina's final game before they kick off their World Cup campaign against Iceland on June 16 in Russian Federation. In reference to the World Cup, his goals and Argentina's chances to win the global showpiece, Messi responded with his usual humility. "As far as I know, the players of the national team were not willing to play the game", Faurie said, pointing to security concerns stemming from tensions on Israel's borders ... Read More »

Steven Adams blames 'fat fingers' for 'like' on Instagram

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When the OKC Thunder acquired Carmelo Anthony after just getting Paul George from IN, it was looked at as a super team that could possibly take on the Golden State Warriors. This past season, Anthony shot a career worst 40.4 percent from the field which resulted in a career worst 16.2 points per game. The trio of Russell Westbrook , Paul George and Carmelo Anthony didn't fully gel and Anthony appeared to be the weak link for "OK3". Read More »

Capitals' final test is closing out a 3-1 lead

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For what seems now like the smallest amount of time that might have actually been true. Whenever you lose the possession game and get out-chanced, it's important to win the special teams battle. Forty-three years have passed since the late Abe Pollin delivered an National Hockey League franchise to the District, a capital vision that was promptly rewarded by what still stands as the worst season ever . Read More »

Detroit race delayed after GM executive crashes pace auto

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I have paced this race in the wet, cold, hot, and calm. Toronto's Robert Wickens was sixth and James Hinchcliffe of Oakville, Ont., was 16th. Rossi fell to third in the championship, 11 points back. "Unfortunately, with less than 10 laps to go, our luck changed". The vehicle hit the wall and rested with a field of drivers sitting behind it. WHO'S NOT: Josef Newgarden slid into a tire barrier in qualifying and finished 15th in Sunday's race. Read More »

Sutherland stands down as Cricket Australia's chief executive

I feel fortunate to be given the opportunity to be given this job. Meanwhile, David Peever, CA's Chairman, thanked Sutherland for his services and confirmed that he will stay on for another term. Coach Darren Lehmann, who was cleared of any wrongdoing, later resigned from his post . "I think that having been in the role for 17 years, there are things that I've come to know along the way, that it's only appropriate for me to work closely with my successor". Read More »

Argentina cancel final World Cup warmup against Israel

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The cancellation represents one of the biggest successes of the pro Palestinian Boycott Divestment Sanctions movement in recent years. "I think that in the end the right thing was done", he told ESPN . Rajoub wrote to Claudio Tapia, the head of Argentina's FA, last week accusing Israel of using the match as a "political tool". "For us it is unacceptable to hold this game in Jerusalem because it is occupied territory, and it is painful to see that the team, which has the love and support ... Read More »

Tigers Select Casey Mize With No. 1 Pick

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Additionally, the SEC had two second rounders, 45th overall Sean Hjelle (Kentucky) and 76th overall Mitchell Kilkenny (Texas A&M), tying the Atlantic Coast Conference with seven selections on Day One. Widely considered the favorite for the top overall pick for the last several weeks, Mize has pitched to a 2.95 ERA with a 0.82 WHIP and 151 strikeouts against just 12 walks. Read More »

Fred agrees Manchester United switch

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Fred had previously been targeted by Manchester City , so this is no doubt a victory for United on multiple levels. The Brazil worldwide arrived at Manchester United's training ground this morning to complete his £52million move to the club. Read More »

Justify to make run for Triple Crown from Belmont rail

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In addition to the post positions, the morning-line odds also were assigned, with Justify made the overwhelming favorite at 4-5. "I never like to draw the rail, but I just feel that most importantly, the horse is doing well", said Justify's trainer Bob Baffert . Read More »

Legal bare-knuckle boxing kicks off in Wyoming

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Overall, although it appeared Gunn was landing some decent shots, many watching were surprised to see Costa fold like a lawn chair from the blows, rendering him unable to continue awarding Gunn a TKO victory in under a single minute of the first round. Read More »

No female athletes among highest 100 earners on Forbes list in 2018

Last year, the only woman on the list was tennis star Serena Williams , who made $27 million, including $19 million from endorsements, ranking No. 51. For the second year in a row, Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is baseball's highest paid player, earning $34.5 million. In the top 100 list the National Football League had 18 athletes, 14 were baseball players and nine were footballers. Read More »