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Messi, Neymar and Barcelona congratulate National Basketball Association champions Warriors

The Warriors win it all! In a series dominated by four players - Durant, Steph Curry, LeBron James , and Kyrie Irving - Durant stood above them all, even in a Finals in which James averaged a triple-double, something that has never been done in the history of the Finals.

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Pittsburgh Penguins strikes late to repeat as Stanley Cup champions

The Penguins, with a wounded defence and some goaltending questions, faced elimination a handful of times only to survive on Crosby's grit and determination. After setting two rookie records in one game, his family and girlfriend must be extremely proud of him. Officials huddled, but the goal was not allowed.

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An Aussie fond of cheeseheads: Jason Day all in on Wisconsin

It's kind of like your home. " You get these east, west and north winds - and then it's four to six miles an hour in the mornings and in the afternoons, which were getting it early today, the average is about 14 to 16 miles an hour and up to 26 miles an hour".

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Watch Lonzo And LaVar Ball's Interview With Jimmy Kimmel

LaVar , meanwhile, wore a BBB tie featuring rainbow-shimmering letters up near the knot. At just past the six-minute mark, host Jimmy Kimmel used the word "unbelievable", prompting LaVar to jump in with this cringe-worthy line: "Emphasis on the 'Ball'".

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Hate crimes rose by 5% in Canada in 2015, says study

Peterborough is third at 7.4, while Hamilton checks in at 7.3. There were 159 incidents in 2015, a significant jump from 99 the previous year, the agency said on its website. Forty per cent reported an injury and 60 per cent said it was inflicted by a stranger. But the number of hate crimes was probably higher. The statistics show an increase of hate crimes in Winnipeg from 18 in 2014 to 25 in 2015, with the majority of hate crimes reported in Winnipeg dealing with race and ethnicity.

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America's Cup: Team New Zealand into challenger final

Grinder Luke Parkinson quickly jumped behind the wheel, but the slipup was enough to allow Kiwi skipper Peter Burling to sail off to victory. Despite the team's consistency on the start line, and the rapid pace of development of their race boat, they lost 5-2 to Emirates Team New Zealand.

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Brazil scores after 12 seconds, beats Australia 4-0

But Brazil's opener had nothing to do with team shape or set up. In the lead-up to this encounter Brazilian coach Tite made more changes to his line-up than Mark E Smith. The coach stuck to his guns on his controversial 3-4-3 formation but it had nothing to do with Australia's three-man backline being breached on the very first play.

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Rohan Bopanna wins first-ever Major, bags French Open mixed doubles title

The top seed said: "W hen we played a year ago, it was a similar situation coming in". But Murray responded by taking the second set easily and stormed through a third-set tie-break before finishing off a tiring Nishikori to seal a fourth successive semi-final appearance in Paris.

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Tough rough: US Open conditions can rob drama from a major

I think Zach and his team have done a terrific job getting it ready". Often it is, regardless of circumstances, on the PGA Tour. It's the first U.S. The 11-year-old, tree-less course 35 miles (56 km) northwest of Milwaukee stretches beyond 7,700 yards, where calf-length fescue grass waves in the wind alongside fairways.

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Warriors join Bulls, Lakers, Celtics on list of NBA's greats

People either hate Kevin Durant's decision to join the team that won 73 games last season and was down 3-1 to his former team , the Oklahoma City Thunder , or love it. Durant only picked that up a notch in the playoffs leaving his best for the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers leading the way averaging 35.2 points on 55.6 percent shooting from the field and 47.4 percent from beyond the arc with 8.4 rebounds .

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Durant powers Warriors over Cavaliers to claim title

Golden State beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them past year, squandering a 3-1 series lead. Durant top scored for Golden State with 39 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. The baller was also named NBA Finals MVP. The Warriors, once again, showed their team depth with Andre Iguodala scoring 20 off the bench, including several emphatic dunks and three-point shots that seemed to rejuvenate the Warriors and their fans.

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Centre won't impose any restrictions on choice of food: Rajnath Singh

File image of Rajnath Singh. Mr Singh addressing a press conference in Aizawl said that with the fast improving security situation in this region, militants are denied hideouts and some of them have relocated themselves across the border.

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Here's a do-and-don't list to mascots, from a former mascot

As a result, guys who have been able to stay healthy generally have been able to find significant playing time. The Mets had an early chance to open the game's scoring. Jose Reyes was brought back to the Mets previous year in the hopes that he would provide a veteran presence and speed to a team that stole bases at a historically low rate.

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Kevin Durant named 2017 Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP

Durant joined the Warriors as a free agent after they failed in the Finals against Cleveland previous year, becoming the first team ever to blow a 3-1 Finals lead. 2015 Finals MVP Andre Iguodala scored 20 points off the bench. "To see his passion and to feel his passion all year and then to be able to have him lead us these last games was unbelievable".

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Michigan St players charged in campus sexual assault case

Months before Auston Robertson was charged with sexual assault and dismissed from the Michigan State football team , he was at the center of another incident involving teammates on the football team. "I expect all of our players and staff to conduct themselves in a manner that reflect the ideals of this university". Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said Tuesday that he chose to dismiss all three players immediately after charges were filed because their "morals were not where ...

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Trump's legal team to file complaint on James Comey

And so I asked a friend of mine to share the content of the memo with a reporter. The New York Times cited the memo in a May 16 story , saying Trump asked Comey to shut down the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn .

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Champions Trophy: Captain Sarfraz powers Pakistan into semis

England can gain two places to finish at the second position but for that to happen India will have to lose against Bangladesh in the semi-finals. The same bowler had also seen opener Azhar Ali spilled by Asela Gunaratne in his first over. Junaid Khan and Hasan Ali were the most economical bowlers for Pakistan as they bagged three wickets each.

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Macron set for huge majority, but low turnout a concern

Her defeat in May brought huge relief to European allies who had feared another populist upheaval to follow Britain's Brexit vote and Donald Trump's election as US president, and disappointment to the party faithful. However "neither his 24 percent in the first round of the presidential election, nor the 50 percent abstention this Sunday should give the illusion of a France converted to "Macronmania", noted Nicolas Beytout in L'Opinion.

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Rafael Nadal Wins French Open

Nadal ended his three-year Grand Slam drought with a stunning 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 victory over Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in the Roland Garros summit showdown that lasted for two hours. "I am enjoying every week and I want to continue like this". Murray arrived at Roland Garros on the back of a poor run of form which included early exits at Indian Wells, Monte Carlo , Barcelona , Madrid and Rome .

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NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from a year ago

The Cavs set scoring records in the first half and then held on during a wild third and fourth quarter that included technical fouls, James jawing with fellow superstar Kevin Durant and Cleveland's crowd roaring like a jet engine. "All I was looking at was the bottom of the net and I made sure my feet were behind the 3-point line". Based on his comments, however, expect him to want to play with as many stars as he can moving forward for the best competitive advantage he can find.

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LeBron James' legacy secure despite Finals loss to Warriors

Following the heartache they suffered a year ago, and not winning a championship despite a historic 73-9 regular season, his team's achievement on Monday night is the fitting ending to a two-year run, and completely avenges their epic collapse.

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Asmir Begovic hoping for a reunion with John Terry at Bournemouth

The 36-year-old left Chelsea at the end of last season after 717 appearances for the club, yet it does appear that he'll seek a new adventure in the twilight of his playing career. The Birmingham club had one of the largest wage bills in the division and spent close to £80m on new players during the two transfer windows but could only finish 13th, missing out on the play-offs by 18 points.

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Smith frustrated by yet another Champions Trophy washout

The Blackcaps are still in with a good chance of qualifying for the Champions Trophy knockouts after Australia's match against Bangladesh was spoiled by the inclement English weather. He read from the CA statement and added the players were "saddened and hurt" by events but were happy to continue playing in the tournament. One more defeat will mean that they may not worth enough to be in the top-two in the group.

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Lions loss another lesson ahead of tests - Gatland

Numerous side which played today will not be involved when it comes to Test match selection so you would expect a much more disciplined and assured performance from the Lions when their best players take to the field. Warburton then gave the tourists a third try after a dominant Lions scrum, only for Highlander Liam Coltman to retaliate from a lineout drive.

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Murray picks up speed at Roland Garros

Sports. "And now I know his game a lot, but I need to be in good shape and physically be stronger to hold a long match if we play a long match, long rallies". I had struggled the last six or seven weeks. Del Potro, ranked seeded No. 29 in the tournament, will now face tournament No. 1 seed Andy Murray in the round of 32 on Saturday at Roland-Garros.

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Rafael Nadal defies logic with Paris victory

Before the Open Era, Margaret topped the list with 11 Australian Open titles from 1960 - 1973. The victory brought Nadal his first grand slam title since he won his ninth French Open in 2014. "We are lucky in this life because we receive so much". The tournament honoured its greatest champion with a special banner unfurled in the stands and a TV montage of Nadal's 10 victories.

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Whitbread plc (WTB) Earns "Buy" Rating from Deutsche Bank AG

It is down 132.10% since June 13, 2016 and is uptrending. The company's market capitalization is GBX 1.52 billion. The Company's divisions include Upstream, Downstream, Rosneft, and Other businesses and corporate. Therefore 67% are positive. Since March 22, 2017, it had 4 insider purchases, and 0 insider sales for $429,455 activity. The firm earned "Overwt/Cautious" rating on Wednesday, November 4 by Morgan Stanley.

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Kane silences Scotland's celebration with late leveller

People can talk about their ability, but you cannot do any more than they did - the personality, character and drive. "I thought we came into a hostile atmosphere and controlled the game completely, we should have been further ahead, but if you don't get the second goal, you run the risk of an equaliser at any point".

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McLeod's Highlanders inflict another defeat on Lions

Join us from 5.35pm (AEST) as I cover all the action live and feel free to utilise the comments section below with your observations on the match below. It was then the Highlanders turning the screw as they snubbed two shots at goal and instead opted for the corner, with the Lions holding firm until a lineout drive on the hour mark saw hooker Coltman power over at the tail.

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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Turning points

The ICC banned captain Upul Tharanga for the next two games against India and Pakistan and the Sri Lankans were fined. Mathews , who has been out of global action since January this year, is likely to miss the encounter due to a calf injury.

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Golden rule: Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5, clinch championship

The Warriors came into Game 5, with a 3-1 lead and Durant scored an impressive 39 points en route to his maiden National Basketball Association title as well. The Golden State Warriors could finally put those jokes about them losing a 3-1 lead to rest. "I had a letdown previous year", Green said. Additionally, James managed 13 rebounds and eight assists on the night, while teammates Kyrie Irving (26), J.R.

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Conor McGregor mocks Floyd Mayweather's age with Instagram post

Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Bob Bennett was then asked for his view on August 26 being requested by Mayweather's company. Those making an argument for McGregor to have any sort of a chance against Mayweather in a boxing match (as insane as that might sound) have been vocal about the age factor in the fight, and the fact Mayweather has not competed actively since 2015 now.

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This Stanley Cup Final is the nastiest since 2011

I'm tempted to side with the Penguins to close this out because they are a veteran team that's won big games on the road and the last thing they want is a game seven for the cup where anything can happen. "Our focus is really more concerned about just that one game in front of us". Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel were among the six different goal-scorers for the Penguins, who are now one win away from becoming the first repeat Cup victor in nearly 20 years.

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French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal cruises into quarter-finals at Roland Garros

Nadal has lost just 20 games in his four matches and is looking the odds on favourite to progress into the last four of the second Grand Slam of the year. But both of the tennis heavyweights have been forced to wait because of rain, setting up a bumper Wednesday of quarter final action. "It's not that he lost but the manner in which he lost", said one fan on the B92 website's (www.b92.net) message board after the effervescent Thiem swept aside the former world number one and defending ...

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Perfect 10: Nadal tops Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

After falling at the final hurdle against Roger Federer at the Australian Open this year, the Spaniard returned to his throne with a 10th French Open title , making him the first player in the Open Era to win the same major on 10 separate occasions.


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