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Hood is expected to get more playing time in Game 3 of the NBA Finals after barely getting on the floor during the first two games at Golden State. "He's an assassin and that was one of those assassin plays right there". Iguodala drove and dunked and after a shot, Durant wound up from 33 feet. The team said after the game that he's OK.
  • Warriors vs. Cavaliers, Game 3 on Wednesday night

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    Alongside the fact he's considered one of the greatest players of all time , a four-time MVP victor, a 14-time All-Star, and 12 All NBA First Team selections and it's easy to see why he was picked as the cover star for the game's 20th anniversary.
  • Mexico Soccer Team Partied With 30 Escorts At World Cup Farewell Party

    Mexico Soccer Team Partied With 30 Escorts At World Cup Farewell Party

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    Mexican tabloid magazine TVNotas published photos of various players, including Hector Herrera, and Cantu told reporters that it was pretty much an off day. Mexico face Denmark in Copenhagen on Saturday in their final warm-up match before the World Cup kicks off in Russian Federation, and the squad has already travelled to the Danish capital.
  • LeBron's Full Reaction To Jr Smith's Game 1 Blunder

    LeBron's Full Reaction To Jr Smith's Game 1 Blunder

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    Curry had three of his nine treys in the second quarter, during which the Warriors outscored the Cavaliers 27-18 to build a 59-46 halftime lead. And if Korver isn't hitting shots or forcing the Warriors into defensive breakdowns with his gravity and non-stop movement then it becomes hard to keep running him out there given his defensive limitations, especially against the Golden State's combination of speed, athleticism and length.
  • Steven Gerrard set to swoop for two Premier League players

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    Rangers had previously seen two bids rejected for the 25-year-old, but on Wednesday struck a price with his English Premier League employers. Rangers are said to have negotiated a £3m fee for Goldson, but personal terms are yet to be agreed before his medical takes place.
  • DeChambeau birdies second extra hole to win Memorial

    DeChambeau birdies second extra hole to win Memorial

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    DeChambeau hit five fairways on the day (and bogeyed two of those holes!) and three-putted the last. In the second round, Niemann and Stanley earned a little separation, tying for the 36-hole lead at 11-under par. He planned on going to Shinnecock Hills for two days to prep for the U.S. Open before heading to TPC Southwind to drill down on the FedEx St. Jude, where he was in contention previous year only to finish ninth.
  • Kevin De Bruyne defends Pep Guardiola over Yaya Toure racism claims

    Kevin De Bruyne defends Pep Guardiola over Yaya Toure racism claims

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    The Belgian midfielder was firm when addressing Toure's words, that centred around the Manchester City boss' treatment of African players. You can expect many more millions to be invested on new arrivals as Pep looks to bring in major additions to strengthen all departments of his side - he is ambitious and so are his players.
  • Woman allegedly sets small fires at Kauffman Stadium

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    DePriest told the security guard that she gained entry to the stadium at 8 a.m. the previous day, but it's believed that actually entered sometime after dark on Monday night. The Royals say they haven't found any evidence yet that she'd been in the stadium that long. "The damage to the field was so minimal that you can't see it", Cook said.
  • Arsenal considering move to sign Juventus man

    Arsenal considering move to sign Juventus man

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    Speaking to the official website after confirming the capture of Lichtsteiner from Juventus on a free transfer, Emery said: "Stephan brings huge experience and leadership to our squad". The Dortmund star told Swiss daily Blick: " I would have been happy if he had joined us ". He helps fill a massive leadership void at the club, and provides much-needed backup for Hector Bellerin.
  • Oklahoma's Lincoln Riley issues statement on Kyler Murray's future with Sooners

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    In a twist, Kyler Murray could make more money than Lincoln Riley this year, while both of them try to lead Oklahoma to a Big 12 football championship. Murray's pick that early was a bit of a surprise but all indications are that the sides had an agreement in place that will allow Murray to play football this season before beginning his baseball career.
  • Liverpool leading the chase for Stoke City star Xherdan Shaqiri

    Liverpool leading the chase for Stoke City star Xherdan Shaqiri

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    Liverpool were close to signing Shaqiri from Bayern in the summer of 2014 and were the player's preferred option at the time . The long-mooted arrival of Nabil Fekir from Lyon will increase competition, and there's no indication that Shaqiri is a fall-back if the Fekir move is in any danger.
  • DeAndre Ayton will be the Phoenix Suns’ first overall pick

    DeAndre Ayton will be the Phoenix Suns’ first overall pick

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    Suns General Manager Ryan McDonough has stated that he didn't know who was going first, he has worked out numerous top players in the draft, and he hired the head coach of the Slovenian national team, Igor Kokoskov, who is Doncic's head coach, and who said nothing but glowing things about his star guard.
  • U.S. Soccer Hires Earnie Stewart as National Team General Manager

    U.S. Soccer Hires Earnie Stewart as National Team General Manager

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    Soccer had questions for me but I also had questions for U.S. Soccer", Stewart said. Dave Sarachan has held the position of caretaker coach since Arena's departure, and will be in charge of the team for Saturday's friendly against France, which is expected to be his final match in charge.
  • Rockets will aggressively pursue Paul George this summer

    Rockets will aggressively pursue Paul George this summer

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    I don't imagine it playing out that way". Since acquiring him from the Indiana Pacers last July, George has averaged 21.9 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.0 steals across 79 appearances with OKC. Keeping him and James Harden , all while pursuing James when free agency hits, is going to require some creative maneuvering - one that isn't likely to play out in Houston's favor.
  • Langer insists sledging good, abuse bad

    Langer insists sledging good, abuse bad

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    Ricky Ponting , the former Australia captain, will join Langer's backroom staff next week but the coach said it was ultimately down to the players to make good on the team's new code of conduct. "We are not going to be silent - we are going to try and put pressure on opposition teams as we normally do but there has to be a respectful element".
  • Saunders Injured, Pulled From Murray Fight

    Saunders Injured, Pulled From Murray Fight

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    The move fuels speculation that Saunders is instead planning a big money fight against either WBC/WBA/IBF champion Gennady Golovkin or Canelo Alvarez in September. "We will let the fans know news on this when we've had a chance to look at all options". Murray's video and Instagram post has gathered significant attention, and Saunders has come back at Murray at full speed.
  • Female Padres Fan Catches Ball With Beer, Proceeds To Chug Beer Afterwards

    Female Padres Fan Catches Ball With Beer, Proceeds To Chug Beer Afterwards

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    Clearly still in disbelief - she probably wasn't purposely trying to catch it like this - she downed her beer. But if things were seeming predictable, that changed when a foul ball flew into the stands. She also said everyone was chanting for her to chug the beer, but she said she would have slammed the brew, anyway. Videos of her baseball chug went viral, with thousands retweeting Petco Park's tweet.
  • French Open 2018 scores: Americans Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys cruise into quarterfinals

    French Open 2018 scores: Americans Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys cruise into quarterfinals

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    The two young Americans are friends who have known each other for about a decade. US Open champion Sloane Stephens has floundered more than thrived on tour following her first Grand Slam title a year ago. "I think she's playing well. What are you doing?'" Stephens joked. Talking of consistency, Kasatkina has been so consistent in beating Grand Slam champions and top 10 players this year.
  • Former 49ers Wide Receiver Dwight Clark Dies After Battle With ALS

    Former 49ers Wide Receiver Dwight Clark Dies After Battle With ALS

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    He played all nine of his seasons with San Francisco, making 506 catches for 6,750 yards and 48 touchdowns. Clark revealed in 2017 he had been diagnosed with ALS, which is also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Walsh invited the receiver to come along and catch passes for his roommate. But he definitely remembered the celebration. Bunz and Clark visited weeks ago, taking a picture with the frail Clark posing with a smile.
  • Michigan Basketball Coach John Beilein Receives Contract Extension

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    The New York Times' Marc Stein reports ex-Raptors coach Dwane Casey is the leading candidate to become the next head coach of the Detroit Pistons, adding TNT's Kenny Smith is also in the mix. Beilein has led to the team to two national championship game appearances, two Big Ten regular season titles and two Big Ten Tournament championships.
  • Aston Villa suspend CEO Keith Wyness after reportedly missing normal tax payment

    Aston Villa suspend CEO Keith Wyness after reportedly missing normal tax payment

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    Wyness was appointed as Villa chief executive in June 2016 following the club's relegation from the Premier League and has since overseen a spend of over £80m. Villa are anxious about breaching Financial Fair Play rules unless they making savings of around £40m next season, and infighting at the club led to the suspension of chief executive Keith Wyness on Tuesday.
  • Garbiñe Muguruza sends Maria Sharapova crashing out of French Open

    Garbiñe Muguruza sends Maria Sharapova crashing out of French Open

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    AGarbine Muguruza completed a stunning 6-2 6-1 win over Maria Sharapova , who en route to all five of her career major titles has beaten at least one fellow Grand Slam victor. An anti-climactic match ended predictably, with a Sharapova backhand nestling in the net - her 27th unforced error. This will be the 10th time Halep and Kerber have faced off with the Romanian edging their head-to-head 5-4.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Joins Portugal Training Camp To Prepare For World Cup

    Cristiano Ronaldo Joins Portugal Training Camp To Prepare For World Cup

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    Ronaldo , 33, threw his future into doubt by talking about his time as a Madrid player in the past tense following last month's Champions League final. Messi scored 45 goals for Barca in 2017-18 and will be hoping to lead Argentina to World Cup glory in Russian Federation. "We're different players.
  • Derby victory makes Charlie the Appleby of Sheikh Mohammed's eye

    Derby victory makes Charlie the Appleby of Sheikh Mohammed's eye

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    Masar owned by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, stormed to victory under jockey William Buick in Saturday's Epsom Derby, as trainer Charlie Appleby earned his first win in the race.
  • New signing Diogo Dalot sends message to fans

    New signing Diogo Dalot sends message to fans

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    Manchester United have completed the £19m signing of Porto defender Diogo Dalot , described by Jose Mourinho as the "best young full-back in Europe". The medical was a formality though the player did suffer from a minor injury towards the end of the season. New Manchester United signing Diogo Dalot has admitted he just couldn't turn down joining "the biggest club in the world".
  • Justify to make run for Triple Crown from Belmont rail

    Justify to make run for Triple Crown from Belmont rail

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    We have it. We can't change it. Four GI Kentucky Derby wins, six GI Preakness S. wins and four GI Belmont S. wins. Read on for a preview of the 2018 Belmont Stakes after Tuesday's post draw took us one step closer to discovering whether Justify can live up to his billing.
  • England stars have discussed potential for racist abuse in Russia: Ashley Young

    England stars have discussed potential for racist abuse in Russia: Ashley Young

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    However, Dier has backed Alli, who is among Gareth Southgate's 25-man squad for the World Cup , to continue progressing but admits his style of play means he will always be the subject of judgement. Young and England team-mate Dele Alli had a heated exchange at Old Trafford in October (Martin Rickett/PA). "A lot of people say he has to take it out of his game, but I think he's one of those players that plays on the edge".
  • Busch dominates again to win at Pocono

    Busch dominates again to win at Pocono

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    Defending track victor Kyle Busch is looking for a second-straight win in the Cup Series while series wins leader Kevin Harvick looks to get back on track after a disappointing finish last week. "I haven't had one (car) feel like what I want so far this year because we haven't won yet", Bowman said. But the track name is the track name and the mark stands, no matter the result.
  • Mariners select Louisville CF Josh Stowers in second round of Major League Baseball draft

    Mariners select Louisville CF Josh Stowers in second round of Major League Baseball draft

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    Clemens is a semifinalist for both the Golden Spikes Award and Dick Howser Trophy as the best player in the country. On Tuesday, Clemens was selected by the Detroit Tigers with the first pick of the MLB Draft's second day. 298 overall pick. Kory, the fourth brother, did not play high-level baseball and is a chef with his own restaurant in Houston. With the pick, they took right-handed pitcher Casey Mize , out of Auburn.
  • Rafa Nadal into French Open quarters without dropping a set

    Rafa Nadal into French Open quarters without dropping a set

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    But after breaking back and forcing a tiebreaker, Nadal regained control to post his 900th tour-level win and progress to a last-eight meeting with Argentina's 11th seed Diego Schwartzman . His serve came undone again at 5-6 as Schwartzman took the third set. The only other player with that many in the professional era is Djokovic, who plays his 12th quarterfinal against Marco Cecchinato of Italy.
  • 4 former Cardinals on 2019 College Football Hall of Fame ballot

    4 former Cardinals on 2019 College Football Hall of Fame ballot

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    Henderson, and guard Steve Hutchinson. If any of the three are selected for the 2019 class, they will join a group of former Vikings in the College Football Hall of Fame that includes Alan Page, Darrin Nelson, Tommy Kramer, Ahmad Rashad, John Randle, Carl Eller, Randall McDaniel, and Fran Tarkenton among others.
  • LPGA Golfer Will Join Men During Barbasol Championship

    LPGA Golfer Will Join Men During Barbasol Championship

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    Lincicome, a Seminole, Florida resident, is now 32nd on the Rolex Women's World Golf Rankings. Lincicome, who numbers two major championships among her titles, said she wasn't anxious about missing the cut at the Barbasol. In her eight PGA Tour starts, she missed the cut in seven and withdrew from one. Lincicome is competing now at the U.S. Women's Open. But it is a challenge she is willing to accept.
  • Unai Emery told to make Emil Forsberg his first Arsenal signing

    Unai Emery told to make Emil Forsberg his first Arsenal signing

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    Forsberg contributed five goals and four assists to the Leipzig cause in 2017-18, sparking talk of interest from Manchester United . The Wales midfielder scored 11 goals in 32 appearances for the club last season. Arsenal are reportedly lining up a €60m bid for the player. What Forsberg would offer to add a different dynamic to the Arsenal attack is his quality playing out wide, as much of what Ozil and Mkhitaryan relish is through the middle.
  • Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland resigns

    Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland resigns

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    He has provided 12 months' notice and will continue in his current position until a suitable replacement is found. The resignation comes three months after Australian cricket was rocked by a ball-tampering scandal involving the national men's team's captain and vice-captain.
  • Argentina’s Lionel Messi looks for elusive trophy

    Argentina’s Lionel Messi looks for elusive trophy

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    Although Messi only turns 31 in June, the amount of soccer he has played is simply mind boggling. Lionel Messi is such a dominant sportsman he would have claimed 50 Grand Slam titles if he was a tennis player , says Barcelona team-mate Ivan Rakitic .
  • Argentina cancel final World Cup warm up game against Israel

    Argentina cancel final World Cup warm up game against Israel

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    Labor Party MK Shelly Yachimovich took to twitter to write: "So Argentina is canceling". Media reports said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had called Argentine President Mauricio Macri in an attempt to salvage the friendly tie, due to be played in Jerusalem on Saturday.
  • James Sutherland: Cricket Australia chief executive quits

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    Sutherland , who has been chief executive for 17 of his 20 years with Cricket Australia, has given 12 months' notice and will continue in his role until a suitable replacement is found."After almost 20 years at Cricket Australia , the time is right".
  • Mayweather tops Forbes’ 100 highest-paid athletes list

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    Serena Williams , who was the only female athlete to make the 2017 list, fell out of the top 100 for 2018 after missing much of the year to give birth to her first child, Alexis. Kohli is not just cricket-crazy India's biggest name but is also one of the most popular athletes in the world, "boasting more Twitter followers (25 million-plus) than all but three active sports stars".