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Cavs ignore last year's comeback after another 0-2 hole

So that means a lot". Curry and Thompson, who finished with 22 points, also connected on four 3-pointers apiece for Golden State, which shot 51.7 percent overall. Curry made all 14 of his free throws. Durant knocked a three-pointer late in the fourth quarter to put the Warriors up by 21 and then he stared down a spectator in Rihanna's area.

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Thad Matta out as men's basketball coach at Ohio State

He won five regular-season Big Ten titles and four league tournaments, the most championships of any league coach during the last 13 seasons. It was Matta's first Ohio State team not to win at least 20 games. Matta held back tears as he said he was leaving. "This has been probably the greatest 13 years of my life", Matta said. Ohio State has missed the last two NCAA tournaments and, in 2014 and 2015, failed to make it out of the first weekend.

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Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead

Sidney Crosby delivered a hard hit on Yannick Weber. The charges were later dropped, but Waddell's elaborate stunt in which he doused the fish in cologne and ran over it with his auto before vacuum-sealing it will go down in Stanley Cup history.

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Cavs try to adjust on both ends after Game 1 beating

The Cleveland Cavaliers fell to 12-2 straight up and 7-5-2 against the spread this postseason with their Game 1 loss to the Golden State Warriors . But more worrying than their offensive struggles, though, were the Cavs' defensive issues. Meanwhile, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue has said his team will need to make quicker decisions and be more aggressive in Sunday's Game 2 .

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Departing champion Muguruza breaks down in tears

Mladenovic broke down in tears during her post-match speech to the crowd, telling her supporters: "The courage and the force you give me is just unimaginable". How right those folks were. Bacsinszky has won six of her last seven matches on clay court. Muguruza showed signs of life when she won the opening game of the second to love on Mladenovic's serve and survived three break points to hold in the next.

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Warriors' Steve Kerr back on sideline, will coach Game 2

Ahead of Game 2 on Monday (AEDT) NBA TV's Kristen Ledlow reported Kerr will make his return as the Dubs bench boss. According to Anthony Slater of the Mercury News , Mike Brown will fill in for Kerr for the 11th straight game this postseason.

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Hamilton: Clear Ferrari are favouring Vettel

Then, after the safety auto came out again, Russian Daniil Kvyat also lost control of his vehicle in a frantic finish. Finland's Valtteri Bottas also winning in Russian Federation for Mercedes . Vettel started second to teammate Kimi Raikkonen in the Monaco Grand Prix but benefited from a favorable strategy to jump the Finn in the pit stops and secure his third victory of the season.

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Austin Dillon's fuel gamble yields first win

Hamlin had a fast pit stop on Lap 296, getting out ahead of Truex and Jimmie Johnson to take the lead for the first time. Dillon and his crew had a little fun celebrating on the infield grass afterward. Truex Jr. finished third in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Sunday night. But as laps leader Martin Truex and Dillon started gaining, Johnson started pressing.

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Nadal out to tame Durchman Haase at French Open

Defending champion Djokovic, who split with his coaching team last month, beat Spain's Marcel Granollers 6-3 6-4 6-2. - Pironkova, who reached the quarter-finals at Roland Garros previous year, beat German Mona Barthel 6-0 6-4. His reign at the Australian Open came to an end in abrupt fashion in January, bundled aside by wildcard Denis Istomin in the second round, and days before naming Agassi as his new coach parted company with virtually his entire entourage including longtime, influential ...

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Curtain falls on 'Greatest Show on Earth' after 146 years

A circus spokesman says homes have been found for the animals that were owned by Ringling, including the tigers, horses and camels. There are still circus performers. Ringling had two touring circuses this season. The second half includes more aerialists, hoop divers, basketball players in unicycles and an act that the circus staff calls "The Fuzzies", featuring dogs, pigs, llamas and goats.

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Mourinho in line for new Man Utd contract

Ferguson, who managed United through a golden era from 1986 to 2013 which saw them win the Champions League twice among many other trophies, told Sky Sports that Manchester was a resilient city. "So now it's for him, for the owners, for the people who work with him and I just wait". Just as his father Patrick did in the 1995 Champions League final, Justin started on the bench against Manchester United last night.

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Man United & Ajax engage in Twitter banter ahead of Europa League final

Ahead of Wednesday's make-or-break Europa League final against Ajax , the United boss rested numerous key players and handed four young prospects their full debut in the Premier League finale against Palace. I don't see this inexperienced United side doing enough to win but they should have enough quality to earn a draw at home. The Dutchman has proven himself to be a useful option across the back-line and in midfield since moving to United from Ajax in 2014.

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Upset! Kerber 1st French Open top seed to lose in 1st round

The main goal for Kvitova will be to get some competitive matchplay under her belt going into her favourite swing of the year - the grass season. Makarova, now ranked 40 after reaching a career high of eight, was a double break ahead again for 3-0 in the second set.

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Jimi Manuwa vs. Volkan Oezdemir slated for UFC 214

The 27-year-old Swiss light heavyweight is 2-0 in the UFC and riding a four-fight win streak overall. Manuwa, a strong puncher, could also be forced into title duty if Jones, who tested positive for cocaine before his January 2015 title victory over now-champion Daniel Cormier and saw his July 2016 rematch scrapped by a positive test for a performance-enhancing substance three days before fight night, experiences any similar peril this time.

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Venus Williams opens play at French Open on Day 4

After winning a second round at the French Open on Wednesday, the tennis star slipped up during a post-match interview, referring to her sister's baby as " she ". "I'm sure she feels the excitement of being at a major and not having the pressure to play and prepare. I will enjoy it more than previous years".

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Venus stellar in Paris with straight sets win over Japan's Nara

Punching her black and lime-green racquet through the ball, Williams cleaned the lines with her groundstrokes, sending Nara scampering all round the arena. “I know I played good here before, but that doesnt make me extra confident this year. Second seed Karolina Pliskova has been under the radar in the build-up because of her relative lack of success on clay but the Czech made a solid start, beating Zheng Saisai 7-5 6-2.

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No. 1 seed Kerber dumped out of French Open in first round

The two-time Wimbledon champion was stabbed in her left hand when an intruder invaded her home in the Czech Republic back in December. What is more, the Czech played as if she had never been away, defeating Julia Boserup 6-3 6-2 to comfortably book her place in round two.

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Ander Herrera open to becoming new Barcelona manager's first signing

Born in Extremadura, Valverde spent two years at Barca as a player under Johan Cruyff between 1988 and 1990. He has knowledge, experience and has a philosophy similar to ours. They beat Barcelona 5-1 on aggregate in the 2015 Spanish Super Cup . Barcelona have moved swiftly to replace former coach Luis Enrique, announcing Ernest Valverde as his replacement on Monday evening.

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City's Pep calls for one last Champions League push

Guardiola said: "We were not in the title race until the end". It is a crucial game for us, absolutely a final. "Of course, it's in our hands. The referees do not have to improve, it is just that the game is quicker". The gap to the leaders is big. They almost missed a goal as Stefano Okaka battered his way past Fernandinho and shot hard for the top far corner only for Willy Caballero to bring off a fine diving save.

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Arkansas remains alive in SEC Tournament with no-hit win

Sophomore Jax Biggers turned in his third multi-hit game of the tournament after going 3-for-4 with three RBI. In the top of the first, Chad Spanberger hit a Moon shot to right to put his team up 1-0. Unfortunately, Bonfield hit into a game-ending groundout leaving the tying run in scoring position. The Tigers are expected to be named a top 8 national seed when the 64 team field is announced Monday.

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Johanna Konta crashes out of French Open

Johanna Konta will switch her attentions to the grass court season after her struggles to assert herself on clay continued at the French Open . Konta, 26, is yet to win a match in the main draw at Roland Garros after three successive first-round losses.

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South Africa beat England in 3rd ODI

South Africa won the toss and chose to bowl in the third One Day International against England at Lords, in London , on Monday. I'd be disappointed if we see one like it in the Champions Trophy , because any side that bats first has the potential to lose the game.

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LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record

The 32-year-old James, who is seeking a fourth National Basketball Association title, took 212 post-season games to surpass Jordan, a six-time champion who played 179 playoff games. As far as the Cavs and Warriors are concerned - and virtually everyone in Northeast Ohio knows this - Golden State won in six games in 2015, when Cleveland was without Kevin Love and lost Kyrie Irving in Game 1, and the Cavs triumphed past year when the Warriors' Draymond Green got suspended for Game ...

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Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

I think we will use it as fuel, we will use it as motivation, but the idea of playing into it? It's tough for me to say that is the case. I've witnessed his work with Boys & Girls clubs, building basketball courts in less fortunate areas like where we grew up in like Brooklyn here, reaching back and giving out opportunities - he's a dedicated family man who married his childhood sweetheart, Savannah, has three lovely children, the son who honors and worships his mother Gloria, the friend who ...

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Braves get 1B Matt Adams from Cards as fill-in for Freeman

Adams was in his sixth season with the Cardinals. The Loney deal was done on Friday so essentially as soon as they got confirmation Freddie Freeman would be out for a prolonged period they contact the Cardinals. How Does He Fit Long-Term? He is 19 years old out of Venezuela. Although, provided Freeman makes a quick and full recovery, it's fair to wonder how (or rather, if) Adams fits into the Braves' long-term plans.