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Jerry West to Join Clippers' Organization

In three years the Golden State Warriors managed to win their second National Basketball Association title. Jerry West will leave the Golden State Warriors to join the Los Angeles Clippers a...

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Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep to claim French Open crown

Ostapenko , who just celebrated her 20th birthday on Thursday, has already made history in the semifinals as the first Latvian player to make into the final at a Grand Slam tournament. "Now I want to ...

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Artemis skipper falls overboard in Cup challenger finals

Grinder Luke Parkinson quickly jumped behind the wheel, but down to five crewmen, Artemis eased up as Kiwi skipper Peter Burling sailed off to victory. Entering Thursday needing to overturn a 3-1 defi...

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Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1

SS Kurt Stillwell (1983) and INF Nick Senzel (2016) selected with the second overall picks, are the only other players to be drafted that high by the Reds . 1 overall pick. High school pitcher/sh...

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'Amazing' Nadal better than ever, says Wawrinka

Sport is a sweaty business, and playing sustained tennis at the level that Rafael Nadal does, day after day, generating power every serve, requires energy. "Back in 2005 I thought I would have res...

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French Open victor Jelena Ostapenko

French Open victor Jelena Ostapenko

The 20-year-old, who will rise from 47th to 12th in the world rankings after the spectacular triumph, became the first Latvian player to win a Grand Slam title and she's also the first unseeded woma...

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Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

The Golden State Warriors celebrate with the Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy after winning the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in game five of the NBA Finals basketball game...

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Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

There is nothing unusual about Draymond Green getting whistled for a technical foul. Then, in the third quarter, Green got called for a foul, and nearly immediately got another tech for his troubl...

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Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

Goble seconded Callahan's statements, saying that he should have done a better job of informing the table official that it was Kerr , and not Green , who was slapped with a technical foul. "The tabl...

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Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination

Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination

So take the 3-1 comeback in last year's finals with a grain of salt. A dominant, and tense, second quarter has the Golden State Warriors smelling a title. The constant interruptions by multiple fo...

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DeGrom, Cabrera lead Mets over Cubs 6-1 for 4th straight win

DeGrom, Cabrera lead Mets over Cubs 6-1 for 4th straight win

But it wasn't enough after Miley failed to make it out of the third in his second straight start. The Nationals' ace gave up six runs and three homers. The defeat began a string in which the Cubs pl...

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Canadian Grand Prix: Hamilton cruises to sixth win in Montreal

Canadian Grand Prix: Hamilton cruises to sixth win in Montreal

After an incident-laden race in Monaco a fortnight ago where he finished seventh, Hamilton controlled the race from start to finish, leading home teammate Valtteri Bottas in a Mercedes 1-2. Hi...

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See How Much These Michael Jordan Game-Worn Converse Sneakers Sold For

See How Much These Michael Jordan Game-Worn Converse Sneakers Sold For

The Olympic match also marked the last time that Jordan was ever seen wearing Converse . They are considered the last pair he wore in a game as an amateur, said SCP Auctions , which handled the auct...

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Costa eyes Atletico move after message from Conte

Costa eyes Atletico move after message from Conte

Dimitrievski was forced into one last save four minutes from time to prevent Costa adding a gloss to the scoreline, but Lopetegui's men comfortably saw out the final stages for a hard-earned three p...

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Penguins' Crosby wins Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP

Nashvilles Colton Sissons poked the puck into the net, but just as the crowd started cheering the referee was waving the goal off. When Nashville finally put one in the net, it didnt count. By the...

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Pittsburgh Penguins defend Stanley Cup title

Pittsburgh Penguins defend Stanley Cup title

And it was that kind of game for Sissons, who later in the period was stopped on a breakaway deke. Crosby also became just the third player to win the Conn Smythe Trophy in consecutive years as ...

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Pirates rally to defeat Marlins

Pirates rally to defeat Marlins

Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton continued his struggle with physical issues after leaving Saturday's game with a hand injury . Adam Frazier and Jordy Mercer had two hits and two RBIs a...

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Mets to bring back Cespedes for Saturday's doubleheader

Mets to bring back Cespedes for Saturday's doubleheader

Lucie on Thursday and played the entire game in left field, going 0-for-4 against Lakeland. The Mets don't have to clear a roster spot until Sunday. "He accumulated a lot of at-bats even though he w...

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Florida law shifts burden of proof in 'stand your ground'

Florida law shifts burden of proof in 'stand your ground'

Rick Scott , came under more scrutiny when cannabis was extended a year ago to terminal patients. Scott agreed to restore $60 million for 17 building construction and maintenance projects at unive...

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Gronkowski declares himself to be

Gronkowski declares himself to be "100 percent"

He impressed in his two starts, throwing for 502 yards with four touchdowns and zero interceptions while completing over 68 percent of his pass attempts. Brady hasn't shown any signs of slowing down a...

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Nishikori rallies from set down to make quarters

It is a repeat of last year's semi-final, which Murray won in four sets before going on to lose in the final. When Murray beat Wawrinka this time past year to reach his first French Open final, ...

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Dabrowski-Bopanna win mixed doubles title at French Open

Dabrowski-Bopanna win mixed doubles title at French Open

The French Open mixed double title is Bopanna's maiden Grand Slam crown. A childhood dream came true for Rohan Bopanna when he lifted his first ever Grand Slam title at the French Open. Soon a...

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Bayern Munich winger Douglas Costa on Liverpool, Barcelona radar?

Bayern Munich winger Douglas Costa on Liverpool, Barcelona radar?

Sanches arrived at Bayern for a fee of around £28m last summer following a string of impressive displays for Benfica and the Portugal national side, but he has failed to replicate those performances t...

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Manchester City complete deal to sign goalkeeper Ederson from Benfica

Manchester City complete deal to sign goalkeeper Ederson from Benfica

I have always had the dream to play in English football and now I'm going to make it true ", Ederson told the club's official website . It's for that reason that Guardiola sent longtime goalk...

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Nick Fairley awaiting third medical opinion on heart condition

Nick Fairley awaiting third medical opinion on heart condition

He's getting a third opinion or has already gotten a third opinion. The things we know are this, it's obviously something serious and significant. "We still have high hopes ", defensive end Camero...

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Near-perfect Kiwis take control of America's Cup qualifiers

Even though the semi-final teams have been decided there's something to race for: the team that tops the round robin standings can take a bonus point into the 35th America's Cup matches that will st...

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Red Sox at Orioles

It turns out that little tumble was a lot more severe than originally thought, and the Red Sox will soon have another starting pitcher on the disabled list. BRAVES 6, REDS 5: In Cincinnati, Matt Ad...

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Cristiano Ronaldo, LeBron James sit atop best-earning athletes list

LeBron James leap frogged Lionel Messi ($80M) to become the second highest paid athlete this year, pulling in a total of $86.2 million. This year, James and Messi swapped places. World number two t...

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Braves place struggling Colon on DL with left side strain

Braves place struggling Colon on DL with left side strain

Hector Neris gave up one-out singles to Matt Kemp and Matt Adams in the ninth. Neshek finished off the Braves for his first save of the season. Howie Kendrick had three hits, including a homer i...

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Manchester United FC top Forbes' most valuable football teams list

Manchester United FC top Forbes' most valuable football teams list

As a whole, the 20 teams' worth went up 3% from past year, although technically nine of the 20 declined due to the value of the USA dollar rising. In the past three years, Forbes says Atleti's value...

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Legends Julius Erving, Magic Johnson think they could beat Warriors

Legends Julius Erving, Magic Johnson think they could beat Warriors

As the Golden State Warriors continue to inch closer to sweeping every playoff round in this year's postseason, comparisons to some of the NBA's all-time greatest teams have intensified. So I ne...

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America's Cup: Scary scenes as Team New Zealand capsize

This will decide who gets to take on defender Oracle Team USA for the "Auld Mug", the nickname for the trophy first won by the schooner "America" off the south coast of England in 1851. Skipper Pete...

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Don't expect to see Kaepernick on an NFL field soon

Don't expect to see Kaepernick on an NFL field soon

Baldwin's support of Wilson could not be better timed. Baldwin talked last fall with Kaepernick at the height of the national controversy over Kaepernick's protests - and when Baldwin, a son of a ve...

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England battle their way to 310 against New Zealand

There was a ramp shot against a Boult bouncer outside off that nearly went out of the ground, there was a flat-batted mow against Milne that was so flat you had to check twice that it had carried over...

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India's Most Wanted Vijay Mallya Attended Virat Kohli's Foundation Charity Ball Event

A top BCCI official said that, "Look, Virat or his foundation never invited Mallya at the function". But normally what happens at the charity dinner is that someone who has bought a table is entitled ...

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Crosby has no time for Subban's games in Stanley Cup Final

Crosby has no time for Subban's games in Stanley Cup Final

The hip-hop veteran has delivered a few huge reasons for every non-hockey fan to tune into the Stanley Cup Finals . And that's probably what you miss the most when you're done playing: "those battles...

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Djokovic, Muguzura, Nadal in action at French Open

Throw in the fact that world No. 1 Angelique Kerber , who beat Venus in the semifinals previous year, is struggling, and it's not out of the question to picture Williams standing with the winner's ...

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Matta, Ohio State mutually part ways

Matta, Ohio State mutually part ways

Head coach Thad Matta of the Ohio State Buckeyes looks on during first half action against the Memphis Tigers on November 27, 2015 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. With a drop i...

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Ronaldo helps Real Madrid become 1st team to retain CL title

Real Madrid dominated the front and back pages of Spanish newspapers on Sunday after they beat Juventus 4-1 to win their 12th European Cup. Nine of the 14 Real Madrid players who decimated Juv...

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Angelique Kerber upset by Ekaterina Makarova at French Open

Angelique Kerber upset by Ekaterina Makarova at French Open

Mercifully for left-hander Kerber the clay season is over and she can look ahead to the grass courts and Wimbledon where she was runner-up past year. I mean, I'm still happy I'm here and playing. ...

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'Kiki' Mladenovic downs Muguruza as impressive run continues

'Kiki' Mladenovic downs Muguruza as impressive run continues

Muguruza, who was seeded No. 4 in Paris , beat Serena Williams in the French Open final previous year. Croatian qualifier Petra Martic stunned 17th seed Anastasija Sevastova, another dark hor...

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Upset! Kerber 1st French Open top seed to lose in 1st round

The German served and volleyed twice in the match and admitted later she should have been more aggressive. Although maybe not, considering how Kerber has fared lately. But that was about it. Mak...

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Wayne Rooney has 'more or less' decided on Manchester United future

But despite being restricted to a watching brief manager Mourinho revealed the 35-year-old had a big impact, particularly on the Friends Arena ball boys. "When you win, you are always good, you don'...

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Roland Garros: Murray edges del Potro

Isner had enjoyed a good build-up to the event - reaching the semi-finals of the Italian Open - but he was undone by a man who was playing in the third round of a Slam for the first time. Anderson t...

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Kvitova makes emotional winning comeback at French Open

Playing against 42nd-ranked Lesia Tsurenko on the remote Court 16, Makarova lost 6-2, 6-2 after making 27 unforced errors and dropping her serve five times. "I'm really happy for her and I'm glad ...

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'Kiki' Mladenovic taking it to another level against Muguruza

'Kiki' Mladenovic taking it to another level against Muguruza

An oldie but goldie French champion, Francesca Schiavone, drew the defending champion in her opener: It was no contest. FACT OF THE DAY: The white lines on courts at Roland Garros are marked out wit...

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Mickelson to miss US Open for daughter's graduation

Mickelson to miss US Open for daughter's graduation

The US Open is the last major title that Mickelson needs to win in order to be the sixth man to win a career Grand Slam. But it doesn't look good for me playing. She's always been: 'Dad, I know yo...

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Saina, Praneeth reach Thailand Open quarters

Saina, Praneeth reach Thailand Open quarters

The third seeded Indian completely dominated the opening game. The world number 11 Indian shuttler prevailed in a hard-fought quarter-final encounter against world number 132 Haruko Suzuki yesterday...

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Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1, 113-91

Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1, 113-91

LeBron James did have 8 turnovers, but he was still impressive, finishing with 28 points, 15 rebounds, and 8 assists. Cleveland has lost the opener in the Finals to Golden State for three straight ...

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Muguruza advances to 4th round at French Open

Muguruza advances to 4th round at French Open

It was the biggest shock of the men's draw so far, and a disappointment to both Tsonga, 32, and the French public, as he had arrived in Paris on the back of his first clay-court title in Lyon . "I ...

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