• Raptors braced for big response from Warriors in NBA Finals

    Raptors braced for big response from Warriors in NBA Finals

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    Going back to the 1975 Finals, the Warriors had won Game 1 of the title matchup in each of their last five appearances in the series. Though the country is buzzing with excitement over the Toronto Raptors' spot in the NBA Finals, watching the game isn't as easy as turning on the television for some young Torontonians.
  • Class gesture from Delfine Persoon to Katie Taylor after tense face-off

    Class gesture from Delfine Persoon to Katie Taylor after tense face-off

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    I'm definitely the superior boxer and I should've boxed on the outside a bit more. I have been in high-pressure fights and in big occasions. Her Belgian opponent is no slouch, recording 43 victories and just one defeat, but it is Taylor who has done most to advance women's boxing since turning professional after that quarter-final defeat in Rio.
  • Djokovic Beats Caruso To Reach Fourth Round At Roland Garros

    Djokovic Beats Caruso To Reach Fourth Round At Roland Garros

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    Federer's staying power in tennis is summed up nicely by the fact that when he competed in that first French Open in 1999, Ruud's dad Christian featured in the draw. The 20-year-old started strongly with an early break, but appeared unsettled following a medical timeout for Dellien after the world number 86 appeared to twist his ankle.
  • Pak. vs WI: Sarfaraz hopes Pakistan will draw inspiration from 2017 CT

    Pak. vs WI: Sarfaraz hopes Pakistan will draw inspiration from 2017 CT

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    All-rounder Andre Russell has been the star with the ball, picking two wickets in three overs, leaking only four runs. Gayle's 50 off 33 balls, which helped steer West Indies to their target in 13.4 overs, included consecutive maximums of Hasan Ali - taking him to 39 sixes in five World Cups and past the previous record he had jointly-held with South Africa's AB de Villiers (37).
  • 'Annoyed' Russell has point to prove at World Cup

    'Annoyed' Russell has point to prove at World Cup

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    In yesterday's match, West Indies hammered Pakistan by seven wickets at Trent Bridge to launch their World Cup campaign in style. The No.1 ranked English team is considered as the favourites to win the tournament given their revolution in batting since the previous World Cup.
  • Ben Stokes Has Already Taken The Best Catch Of The World Cup

    Ben Stokes Has Already Taken The Best Catch Of The World Cup

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    I just tried to take it in". There is little rest for either side, with England facing Pakistan on Monday at Trent Bridge, while South Africa will sweat on the fitness of spearhead Dale Steyn for their clash with Bangladesh on Sunday. Perhaps, the most freakish fixture in the World Cup remains the 1992 semi-final when byzantine rain rules denied Kepler Wessels-led South Africans a date with Pakistan in the final.
  • It’s time to say goodbye - Hazard

    It’s time to say goodbye - Hazard

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    The Belgian has been strongly linked with a move to Real Madrid . The Neapolitans know how much love I have for them and that past year I went overseas to avoid going straight to another Italian club. "I have a special relationship with him on the pitch and off it". After playing a key role in the demolition of Arsenal in Baku on Wednesday, Eden Hazard was seen dancing the night away, much to the delight of his teammates.
  • Bill Belichick revs up Bruins crowd in surreal Stanley Cup final scene

    Bill Belichick revs up Bruins crowd in surreal Stanley Cup final scene

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    The Bruins have gone 36-15 here at home and they have averaged 3.43 gpg and have allowed 2.39 gpg in those games. The Bruins lead the series, 1-0, after a 4-2 win in game 1 on Monday. St. Louis still has questionable depth when it comes to scoring. Marchand, Patrice Bergeron , and David Pastrnak combined for just seven shots on goal, and way more unnecessary passes.
  • Top Prospect RJ Hampton Sings With Australian National Basketball League

    Top Prospect RJ Hampton Sings With Australian National Basketball League

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    According to Sports Illustrated, Hampton previously reclassified from the 2020 class to 2019 and had been considering Kansas , Memphis and Texas Tech . ESPN projects him as the No. 6 pick in the 2020 draft. R.J. Hampton chose to skip college and play professionally in Australia. "The last 24-hours has gone insane since the RJ Hampton signing", said Breakers General Manager Dillon Boucher.
  • Bill Buckner, former baseball player, dies at 69

    Bill Buckner, former baseball player, dies at 69

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    He was an All-Star selection in 1981 and the National League batting champion in 1980 during his time with the Chicago Cubs . With two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning, Buckner failed to field a routine ground ball behind first base, allowing the winning run to score and giving the New York Mets the series win.
  • Kevin Durant ruled out of Game One against Toronto

    Kevin Durant ruled out of Game One against Toronto

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    ET. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry , left, and guard Quinn Cook react after Curry made a basket against the Portland Trail Blazers during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Monday, May 20, 2019, in Portland, Ore.
  • Nadal, Djokovic and Serena play on Day 2 of French Open

    Nadal, Djokovic and Serena play on Day 2 of French Open

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    Later Tuesday, defending champion Simona Halep faces Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic, the world number 47, who reached the fourth round in 2014. Osaka recovered her composure for a break and a 3-0 lead in the second set but a brief suspension for rain disrupted her composure and allowed the Slovakian to hit back to 3-3.
  • Hazard admits Europa League win would be 'perfect farewell' to Chelsea

    Hazard admits Europa League win would be 'perfect farewell' to Chelsea

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    Hazard has been strongly linked with a move to the Bernabéu, with speculation intensifying about his future in recent weeks. With the season finished for Real Madrid , attention has turned to the summer transfer window and the club's rebuilding project with president Florentino Perez indicating that he wants Eden Hazard in the Spanish capital.
  • Bruins rally past Blues in Stanley Cup Final opener

    Bruins rally past Blues in Stanley Cup Final opener

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    Louis 4-2 in Game 1 on Monday night. "They're a good team and they're going to force us into bad situations and things like that, but we need more than we gave tonight". "We know they're going to come out even stronger for Game 2". "We play for each other, everybody's willing to do the dirty work", Rask said of his defense.
  • 5 key players in Europa League Final

    5 key players in Europa League Final

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    Under the Italian, Chelsea have qualified for the Champions League next season and reached the final of the domestic League Cup before losing in a penalty shootout against Manchester City . This time, the difference means more transfer funds, more momentum, more to play for next season, and a fan base that can finally shut up and appreciate Unai Emery .
  • Serena's warmup jacket is fit for a 'queen' and 'goddess'

    Serena's warmup jacket is fit for a 'queen' and 'goddess'

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    Loud screams of frustration at the start of the second set seemed to have a cathartic effect, with Williams finding her stride soon after. After dropping the first set, she was in danger of suffering just the second opening round defeat of her Grand Slam tournament career.
  • Aston Villa hold their nerve to seal Premier League return

    Aston Villa hold their nerve to seal Premier League return

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    They forced a fortuitous second goal, and dug deep to see the remainder of the game out, and return to the Premier League . I was looking around for clubs. Tomori and Mason Mount will be playing for Derby County against Blues teammate Tammy Abraham and Aston Villa in the £180m match. Following his side's 2-1 defeat to Villa, Lampard described his players as "gutted", but insisted he is proud of what his squad have achieved since he joined the club in May a year ago.
  • Federer makes winning return, Kerber stunned in French Open opening day

    Federer makes winning return, Kerber stunned in French Open opening day

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    I really don't know how far I can go in this event, and I am very happy with my first round. "I tried to roll out my usual game". So also for the fans, it's gonna be quite a change but I am very excited and super happy to be here. Meanwhile, Federer appeared delighted to make his return to a tournament he won a decade ago, completing a career Grand Slam, but sat out each of the past three years.
  • Hamilton wins Monaco GP to extend lead over teammate Bottas

    Hamilton wins Monaco GP to extend lead over teammate Bottas

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    Red Bull released Verstappen into the side of Bottas, giving the Finn a puncture, and forcing him to stop for a second time behind the safety auto, but this time for hard tires of his own. The Dutchman was demoted to fourth, promoting Vettel and Bottas to second and third respectively. Mercedes responded by cranking Hamilton's power unit up too, but it didn't stop Verstappen from catching Hamilton on lap 70, and attempting a dive around the outside.
  • Valencia shock Barcelona in Copa del Rey final

    Valencia shock Barcelona in Copa del Rey final

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    Barcelona ´s Argentinian forward Lionel Messi (L) vies with Valencia ´s French midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia during the 2019 Spanish Copa del Rey (King´s Cup) final football match between Barcelona and Valencia on May 25, 2019 at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Sevilla.
  • Giannis, Harden are unanimous All-NBA first-team picks

    Giannis, Harden are unanimous All-NBA first-team picks

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    Yet, Thompson insisted he can deal with that reality for a simple reason. The All-NBA teams were voted on by a panel of 100 sportswriters/broadcasters . Thompson's exclusion could also help Draymond Green's chances to land a supermax contract. By making a second consecutive All-NBA team, Antetokounmpo put himself in line to receive the largest contract in NBA history next summer: a five-year deal from the Bucks worth $247.3 million, according to ESPN's Bobby Marks .