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Durant Congratulates Westbrook on MVP Award

Westbrook who averaged a triple-double, and also broke the record for the most triple-doubles in one season, had such an astounding year and, yes, he did do things that put National Basketball Association fans (including myself) in awe. CSN New England's Sherrod Blakely named Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard as his first team All-NBA forwards, leaving James to share second team with Giannis Antetokounmpo .

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Senate GOP Leaders Push Off Health Care Vote After July 4th

A number of Republican governors have joined doctors, hospitals and patient advocacy groups in opposing the bill, in part because of its cuts to federal Medicaid funding that covers more than 70 million poor Americans. Eric Bolling said there needs to be a third alternative if ObamaCare doesn't work and the Republican bill doesn't appeal to enough GOP senators. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) also expressed " significant concern " following the release of the CBO analysis.

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FIFA Confederation Cup: Cameroon Coach 'not surprised' by loss to Germany

Confusion involving the use of the video replays then followed as Cameroon's Sebastien Siani was dismissed for a foul on Emre Can . In the opening game of this competition, versus Australia, Hoffenheim's Sandro Wagner appeared far more Gomez than Klose and Low reverted to playing without a recognised striker, as he often has, for the 1-1 draw with Copa America holders Chile .

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Young, Vazquez homer for Red Sox in 9-2 win over Twins

He was charged with four runs in 6 1/3 innings Monday, and he struck out seven. Boston's Mitch Moreland hit a solo homer and sacrifice fly, taking over the team's RBI lead with 41, while Dustin Pedroia drove in a run with a single, one of his two hits.

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Florida rolls over LSU, wins first College World Series title

An apparent tying run came off the board for LSU in the seventh inning of a College World Series game against Florida when Jake Slaughter was called for interference as he over-slid the bag on a 4-6-3 double play. Senior Russell Reynolds was saddled with what turned out to be a big three run inning. The fifth-year senior, wearing a close-cropped Mohawk under his cap and throwing an 85 miles per hour fastball, gave the Tigers three solid innings in his first start since March 2015.

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Srikanth reaches final of Australia Super Series

With this, Srikanth became the first Indian male shuttler to reach three successive super series finals. He showed no signs of discomfort and was just ruthless with his aggressive play as he defeated his Chinese opponent in straight games to win his fourth Super Series title.

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'I will not be Indian coach'- Ex-Sri Lanka captain

After losing to Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy, team India on June 20 faced another humiliation after its coach Anil Kumble decided against continuing in his post as the head coach of the Indian cricket team. He put out another tweet just a minute later, saying that he completely focused on his current projects. Even in terms of coaches, the Island nation has seen nine interim and permanent coaches since 2011.

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K Srikanth enters semifinals of Men's singles in Australian Open Super Series

With this, Srikanth became the first Indian male shuttler to reach three successive super series finals. Yesterday, Srikanth became the first Indian shuttler and only the sixth player in the world ever to feature in three consecutive Super Series finals.

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Yankees need an alternative plan after Aaron Hicks injury

The Yankees announced today that they've placed Aaron Hicks on the 10-day disabled list due to a strained right oblique muscle. On June 26, The Yankees transferred Aaron Hicks to the 10-day DL and activated Jacoby Ellsbury from the 7-day concussion DL.

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Malinga gets one-year ban, fined for media remarks

After Sri Lanka crashed out from the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Jayasekara publicly questioned the level of fitness of the players and insisted that the future selection would be based on fitness of players. Malinga's responded to the minister's comments, saying: "I don't care about criticism from those who are simply warming chairs", he said. The bowler is, however, free to play in the home series against Zimbabwe starting Friday.

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Serena hits back after McEnroe ranks her 700th on men's tour

Williams tells McEnroe , "I adore and respect you", but asks him to "please please keep me out of your statements that are not factually based". "How am I going to play the Australian Open? ". His comments about where she would fall in a ranking among all men's players generated buzz and controversy around the former No. 1. McEnroe is right, of course, but who cares? But at any rate, I believe I have some ability left and I had pride when I played.

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Confederations Cup: Cameroon booted out of competition

However, the initial outcome was to switch the colour of Siani's card to red. Cameroon's players were understandably aghast and protested to Roldan, who eventually sent off Mabouka after being made aware of his mistake following a second look at the video replay.

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Soto's single leads Iowa to 1-0 win over New Orleans

Schwarber, the fourth overall pick in the 2014 amateur draft, is batting.171 with 12 homers and 28 RBIs in 64 games. That's why Schwarber was third in the lineup for the Triple-A Cubs in their home game against New Orleans on Monday. Schwarber played 17 games for the Iowa Cubs in 2015, the same season he debuted in the big leagues. Well, sometimes you have to fail in order to reach the top.

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Former UCLA Guard Russell Westbrook Named the Real MVP

He also won the Game Winner of the Year award, another fans' choice award, for his winning 36-foot jumper to defeat Denver, 106-105, at the buzzer. Westbrook, who became the 10th guard to win the award , garnered a total of 888 points after receiving 69 first-place votes compared to just 22 for James Harden of the Houston Rockets and nine for Leonard.

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Rain frustrates Djokovic at Eastbourne

Agassi previously joined the former world No. 1 for a few matches at the French Open in Paris. With the relationship not a long-term commitment, Agassi is not due to be at Eastbourne but will attend Wimbledon for as long as Djokovic stays in the tournament.

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Serena Williams poses nude for Vanity Fair cover shoot

Williams responded via Twitter. Earlier this week, seven-time major champion John McEnroe made controversial statements about Serena Williams that stirred quite the debate in the tennis world. Both photos were shot by famous photographer Annie Leibovitz . Williams, 35, is engaged to Reddit co-founder, Alexis Ohanian , 34. The couple is planning to tie the knot sometime this fall.

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NYCFC goes into Red Bulls' home and makes a statement

Midfielder Jack Harrison opened the scoring for the visitors in the 33rd minute, netting his sixth goal of the season with a curling shot to the upper-right corner that just eluded the dive from Red Bulls 'keeper Luis Robles. "I believe that if you want to win football matches you have to match the competitiveness of the opposition and I think today we did that brilliantly".

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How Jayson Tatum Impressed Celtics By Playing Through Sickness At Workout

The selection comes after the Celtics traded the top pick to Philadelphia earlier in the week for the No. 3 pick, plus a first-rounder in either 2018 or 2019. "Agents and players have all sorts of motivations to get to certain places, as we've seen in the past", Ainge added. This year's National Basketball Association draft makes for a particularly interesting guessing game, thanks to a deep pool of one-and-done prospects and to the presence of a team near the top of the draft closer to ...

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Anderson out of title shot with Cyborg replaced by Evinger

Long seen as the most dominant female fighter on the planet, Cyborg made her UFC debut in May of previous year, defeating Leslie Smith via first-round TKO. The UFC's new female featherweight division continues to hit some bumps in the road on their way to finding a solid title-holder. It's a huge development for Evinger, who was scheduled to move up in weight and headline an Invicta event on July 15 in Kansas City.

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America's Cup: How Kiwis learned to fly

A new challenge from an old foe in Luna Rossa Challenge, representing Circolo della Vela Sicilia in northern Sicily, the Challenger of Record for the 36th America's Cup. Bertrand skippered Australia II to victory over Dennis Conner in 1983 to end the New York Yacht Club's 132-year winning streak. "It was a big risk, I guess, but we knew we had to risk in order to ultimately win this America's Cup".

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Vandy players shot in attempt to recover stolen phone

The phone - which belonged to Tennyson - was stolen the week before during a botched sale attempt that was arranged through a website. Coppet reportedly carried with him a pellet pistol, which he had in the waistband of his trousers when he got out of the vehicle.

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Aussie secret weapon steers Team NZ to America's Cup victory

The underfunded but resourceful Kiwis claimed the oldest trophy in worldwide sports with another dominating light-air sprint around the Great Sound aboard their fast, 50-foot foiling catamaran. in two dominant victories on Sunday (June 25). "As a fellow athlete and competitor all you can do is really take your hat off and pay respect", said Spithill.

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Lakers Rumors: Indiana Pacers turned down Paul George trade offer

The Celtics have a lot to offer, but, complicating matters, George has given off every indication that he intends to consider the Lakers as a free-agent destination next summer. "That's what other teams are pursuing too, so we're going to do something we feel comfortable with". The good news for San Antonio is that they do not need to splurge on prominent players.

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Bayern still better for Lewandowski's development despite Man Utd and Chelsea links

Sanches has returned to Portugal following his country's elimination from the Under-21 European Championship in Poland with his club future soon to be addressed. "Playing more, I gain more confidence and feel better". According to Il Tempo , United have been long-term admirers of the combative Belgian global and scouted him on several occasions last season.

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Thunder star Westbrook named NBA MVP after historic season

Russell Westbrook has earned kudos from Michael Jordan and Taylor Swift after being honored with his first league MVP trophy at the NBA Awards show. Earlier this month, the Golden State Warriors were named the 2017 National Basketball Association champions, granting star-studded player Kevin Durant MVP.

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Yankees' Starlin Castro leaves with strained hamstring injury

The Yankees are hurting with four other players on the DL. The Yankees then put him on the DL prior to Tuesday night's contest. One of the guys starting to swing the bat well for the Yanks is third baseman Chase Headley . Entering the game, Castro learned he was second among AL second basemen in the All-Star voting, trailing only Houston's Jose Altuve. Wade earned the promotion by batting.313 with 5 home runs and 24 steals in 325 plate appearances (70 games) for Triple-A ...

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Warriors' Green heads NBA All-Defensive First Team

The 2016-17 All-Defensive teams released Monday. Despite playing in a league that values high-scoring affairs and offense-first mentalities, Green has thrived as the best defender out there. On Monday night, the 2017 NBA Awards will take place. He's up for the 2017 NBA Coach of the Year award , which will be his fourth if he wins.

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Dani Alves Waiting on Juventus After Agreeing Manchester City Transfer

This was never my intention, I just have a very spontaneous way of approaching life that few people understand... even though it appears that I am not ideal, however, my heart is pure. I love football and money will never take me to any other place'. Dani Alves' imminent move to Manchester City isn't all about the money - according to reports that say he was offered even more to move to Chelsea .

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Qatar ignored calls to end terror funding: Saudi FM

Several other Muslim nations also downgraded their diplomatic ties with Qatar. "The Kuwaiti mediation will be very useful and there will be demands coming", Anwar Gargash UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs told a small group of reporters in Paris.

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Manny Pacquiao wants rematch with Floyd Mayweather

Fans arrive from around the world and all walks of life to visit Roach's Hollywood gym which caters from his most well known charge, 11-time world champion Pacquiao, to Hollywood actors like Mickey Rourke to 12-year-olds simply wanting to learn to box.

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Chiefs sign Andy Reid to extension, part with GM John Dorsey

Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin was released; Maclin told reporters he found out via voicemail . Dorsey's firing is the capstone of what has become a bizarro offseason in KC. "I believe this team is well positioned for the future and I wish Coach Reid, the players and the entire organization all the best". Smith is also entering what could be a make-or-break season.

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Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews among the headliners on Awards Night

One of the league's newest generation of stars, Edmonton Oilers' forward Connor McDavid , was unveiled as the cover athlete for this year's game, according to a press release . His 44 goals were the second-most of his career - he had 51 in 2009-10 - but his 45 assists in 75 regular season games were the fewest since he had 41 in 2012-13...in just 36 games.

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NBA Awards show: Mike D'Antoni wins NBA Coach of the Year

More to come on this. The NBA Awards 2017 results were announced on Monday evening from the first-ever televised awards show for the league. For the past season, Westbrook averaged 31.6 points, 10.4 assists, and 10.7 rebounds per game.

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Kumble resigns as India head coach

I don't think that will be a problem", he said. "It's his opinion, which I respect". The BCCI has chose to invite more applications for the post of Indian team's coach to give the CAC a wide range of options for picking the suitable candidate who will be appointed before the tour of Sri Lanka next month.

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Trump, Modi call on Pakistan to stem terrorist attacks

In his statement Trump said, "I would say the relationship between India and the United States has never been stronger, has never been better". "Reflecting the partnership, the USA has offered for India's consideration the sale of Sea Guardian Unmanned Aerial Systems, which would enhance India's capabilities and promote shared security interests", the joint statement said.


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