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With Durant, other Warriors out, Golden State is suddenly in a bind

Led by Durant 's performance, the Warriors cruised to a 121-109 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 1 of their first-round series in front of the usual sold out crowd at Oracle Arena. Game 3 between the Warriors and Trail Blazers will take place Saturday night in Portland. By the time he realizes he's too far away from his man, pressuring a non-shooter near the three-point arc, McGee is already in the air sizing up a wide open lob pass. Read More »

Cardinals' Carpenter suspended 1 game for contact with ump

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He will also be fined an "undisclosed" amount. Carpenter made contact with the home plate umpire Sunday after getting ejected for arguing a called third strike. According to Max Gelman of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Carpenter will serve his suspension and miss Tuesday's contest against the Toronto Blue Jays. Read More »

Thunder F Gibson providing scoring help for Westbrook

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As a team, the Thunder shot 49 percent from the field and seven of 19 from the three-point line but their defense let them down in the fourth quarter where the Rockets poured on 40 points to come away with the win. And while he didn't want to talk about his team's struggles when he's on the bench, it's something Thunder Coach Billy Donovan has to address. Wilt Chamberlain did it in four consecutive games in 1967. Read More »

Lennox Lewis tells Anthony Joshua he should fight in Las Vegas

United Kingdom fight fans can watch IBF king Joshua and former World ruler Klitschko go through their training routines ahead of their battle at the national stadium as well as fighters on the bumper undercard. The fight was postponed and re-arranged but Fury again pulled out after allegedly failing a drugs test while also suffering with depression. Fans were disappointed with Joshua's and Klitschko's performances on Sky Sports " "The Gloves are off' and while it is refreshing to some that ... Read More »

IOC Increases Number Of Women In Commissions By 70 Percent

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Ambani was a member of IOC Commission for Public Affairs and Social Development Through Sports past year. In 2017, 29 more positions are held by women across the 26 International Olympic Committee commissions than in 2016, and female members are present on each of them. Read More »

Golf roundup: DeLaet, Donald share RBC Heritage lead

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The Englishman has recorded six top-threes in his last eight appearances at the venue and has a chance to top that run with victory this week after joining Canada's Graham DeLaet on 10 under par. But he needed just one putt on each of the last three holes to convert successive birdies and in doing so secured a two-shot lead going into Friday's second round. Read More »

Nugent-Hopkins Critical In Round 1 Defeat of the Sharks

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The team will play the next series against the Anaheim Ducks, who swept the Calgary Flames in round 1. Upon intercepting a pass between the two Sharks, Edmonton forward Anton Slepyshev would skate 120 feet uncontested to score an unassisted goal against Jones, giving Edmonton their second goal in less than two minutes into the second period. Read More »

Nashville Predators Mascot "Gnash" trolls ESPN After Upsetting the Chicago Blackhawks

We had our struggles early on in the year but towards the end of the season we played more consistent and we carried that into the playoffs". But even the biggest fans of hockey may not have seen this coming. Lines looked disjointed, with Coach Joel Quenneville having to blend them up. I'm told that Maciver would make current Chicago Blackhawks assistant coach Kevin Dinesen his head coach ere he to get a GM job in Buffalo or elsewhere in the National Hockey League. Read More »

Royals fall to Giants in 11 innings

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Royals LHP Jason Vargas tries to continue his hot start. Bumgarner earned the save in that Game 7 clincher in 2014 after picking up wins in Games 1 and 5. The Royals could not beat them Tuesday, falling 2-1 in 11 innings, with Joe Panik's single to center proving to be the game-winner. Despite the lack of offensive support, Bumgarner's ERA is right at three. Read More »

Deron Williams fakes out Paul George, scores an easy two points

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Kevin Love scored just five points on 2-of-13 shooting, but led both teams with 16 rebounds. Gerald Green registered 18 points, while Al Horford contributed 15 points and 12 rebounds as the Celtics return to Boston on Wednesday looking to take a series lead for the first time. Read More »

Albert Ramos stuns Andy Murray in Monte Carlo Masters

Novak Djokovic , playing his first match on clay since winning the French Open previous year, was kept on court for more than 2 1/2 hours by Frenchman Gilles Simon. Third seed Stan Wawrinka beat Czech Jiri Vesely 6-2 4-6 6-2 while sixth seed Dominic Thiem of Austria lost only four first service points as he beat Robin Haase 6-3 6-2 to set up a meeting with Belgian 10th seed David Goffin. Read More »

Nadal claims record 10th Monte Carlo title

Spain's 30-year-old king of clay claimed his 50th trophy on his favourite surface, his 70th overall and his first title in nearly a year as he beat compatriot Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-1, 6-3 with a clinical winning effort which took just 76 minutes. Read More »

Nadal claims record-extending 10th Monte Carlo title

Rafael Nadal became the first man in tennis' Open era to win the same event 10 times after coming out on top in the Monte Carlo Masters final against fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas. The 29-year-old Serb battled for two and three quarter hours against the 10th seeded Belgian, leaving Rafael Nadal to play under the floodlights against Argentine Diego Schwartzman. Read More »

Team Fury & Hennessy Sports issue statement regarding Parker v Hughie Fury

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And Peter Fury, Hughie's father and coach, has now hit back at those claims, insisting Parker tried to get the fight moved himself a few weeks ago. 'I hope the injury is not too serious and I wish Hughie a speedy recovery. "I would say that they have damaged the trust between the camps". The 31-year-old, who goes by the nickname "Trouble", has signalled his willingness to fight Parker and would appear to fit the bill. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers Teammates Inspired With Kevin Love's Game 2 Performance

Leonard opened the game by making his first three shots and four free throws as the Spurs built a 13-point lead, the same deficit they faced in the opening period Saturday. "We have a chance to do something that we've all been wanting to do all season", James said . He did have eight of Cleveland's 19 turnovers, miscues that allowed the Pacers to hang around. Read More »

Detroit Lions 2017 schedule: Arizona Cardinals visit in Week 1

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Though technically not a Thursday night game, this is an NFL Network televised game, so could we see the Lions' new Color Rush uniforms this week? The Monday night games have the Lions on the road in NY to take on the Giants September 18 and in Green Bay to kick off against the Packers on November 6. Read More »

Real Madrid prepared to pay £85m for Kylian Mbappe

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A hard-fought 2-1 victory at Lyon on Sunday - when Falcao was on target - kept Leonardo Jardim's side top of the table on goal difference from Paris Saint-Germain, champions in each of the past four seasons. "But he's already in the bracket of clubs who are, perhaps, much better financed than us". Clive Allen has told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast , which was broadcast on TalkSPORT on 25th April, that Tottenham Hotspur should sign Kylian Mbappe from Monaco this summer. Read More »

Leake pitches, hits Cardinals past Brewers, 6-4

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He surrendered six hits, struck out six and walked one. After Carlos Martinez pitched a stinker back on Thursday, when he allowed five runs in five innings, Adam Wainwright, Lance Lynn and Mike Leake combined to allow just five runs over their combined 22 innings. Read More »

Justin Jackson to forego senior season at UNC, enter 2017 NBA Draft

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On Monday April 3, North Carolina battled Gonzaga University (Spokane, Washington) in Phoenix for the chance to come away with a national championship, and held off the Bulldogs to capture the elusive title by a score of 71-65. Jackson concludes his college career with 239 points in NCAA Tournament play, second most by any Tar Heel in history. He set the UNC single-season record with 105 three-pointers, averaged a career-high 4.7 rebounds and was second on the team in assists with 113. Read More »

Juventus shut out Barcelona at Camp Nou

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Juventus produced a tactical masterclass against Barcelona in the Champions League on Wednesday evening to advance through to the semi-finals after drawing 0-0. The Italian club had deserved it, Enrique conceded after they went through 3-0 on aggregate with a 0-0 draw in Barcelona . Veteran Barcelona defender Gerard Pique admitted they were second best in the tie. Read More »

Conférence de presse houleuse — Nantes

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FootballBruno Venanzi et Olivier Renard devaient rencontrer le Portugais jeudi dernier. Les prétendants se sont alors bousculés et parmi eux, le Standard, bien entendu. Car oui, Conceição porte encore le Standard dans son cœur et il n'est pas du tout insensible à l'intérêt porté à son égard par la direction liégeoise. Read More »

Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians - IPL 2017

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Flamboyant player AB De Villiers made a sensational comeback in yesterday's match against Kings XI Punjab but the stars were not in RCB's favour and they lost the match by 8 wickets. However he found himself unlucky as he lost his wicket to Mitchell McClenaghan as Jos Buttler at deep square-leg completed the catch on second attempt to dismiss Kohli, who was batting at 62. Read More »