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LeBron: Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

On Wednesday, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue caused quite a stir when discussing the Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors ...

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Peter Laviolette fired up the Predators with a delightfully profane pregame speech

This goes beyond the fear of Pittsburgh wiping away Detroit's record as the last back-to-back champion in a year where the Red Wings organiz...

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Cavs blow out Celts to reach finals

When you're growing up and you're seeing Michael Jordan , it's nearly like a God. "I didn't think too much about it". Over at Quicken Loans, th...

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Blakely: Game 4 loss shows just how much Celtics miss Isaiah

Before the game was over, James had broken the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list - racking up a career postseason total of 5,995 points an...

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New York Yankees Honor Team Great Derek Jeter With Retirement of Number

But any teardrops from the man himself? Anytime I'm unprepared it makes me uncomfortable. Now 42, Jeter captained the Yankees during his fin...

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Arsenal denies Chelsea double as Ramsey seals FA Cup

Football fans marching in to Wembley Stadium were met with a heavy armed police presence ahead of the FA Cup final . 'A strong club is a cl...

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We will learn from United'sperformance, says Ajax coach

The English giants beat Dutch club Ajax 2-0 in the final in Stockholm . I am so happy to see the [injured] boys with the crutches with the trop...

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Royals-Yankees game postponed, rescheduled for Sept. 25

It's a mystery, at the moment. The Yankees were rained out on Thursday afternoon, but they won't skip struggling starter Masahiro Tanaka ...

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Indy 500 winners Dixon, Franchitti robbed at a Taco Bell

Even Dixon couldn't believe it. "This is the biggest race in the world", Alonso said . "It's fast, really fast". And maybe this will be the...

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Eredivisie: Ajax will learn from Europa loss - Bosz

But if you'd told us at the start of the season we'd win three trophies and be in the Champions League we'd have taken it". "Today was all o...

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Cavaliers send Celtics to record loss

LeBron James turns on the boosters for the chasedown! And I think Westbrook is very deserving of this, simply because of the adversity he h...

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Spurs rule Leonard out for Game 4 vs. Warriors

Spurs leading scorer Kawhi Leonard will not play Game 4 against the Golden State Warriors with San Antonio on the brink of elimination. If...

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Pablo Zabaleta aims parting dig at United in farewell speech

Pablo Zabaleta arrived at Manchester City as a relative unknown but leaves as a legend. Seeing women cry on the videos means a lot. "It was a ...

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Pablo Zabaleta aims parting dig at United in farewell speech

Pablo Zabaleta arrived at Manchester City as a relative unknown but leaves as a legend. Seeing women cry on the videos means a lot. "It was a ...

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Spurs' Leonard will not play Game 3 against Warriors

Michelle Beadle might be one of the few things worth watching in the Western Conference Finals. In game 2 , the San Antonio Spurs' offense n...

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Sebastien Bourdais crashes at Indy, taken off on backboard

He was on his third of the four-lap qualifying run when the auto squirmed out of control entering Turn 2. The final two practices are scheduled ...

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Nashville Predators favored to win Stanley Cup

Louis . With the goalie off again, Cam Fowler scored on Anaheim's next shot 35 second later, making it a one-goal game with 2:45 to play. Le...

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Always Dreaming of Preakness too

The reason I got off Street Sense for Curlin in 2007 was because Street Sense had a home track advantage in Kentucky and Pimilico was neut...

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Spurs' Kawhi Leonard questionable for Game 3

We're not that type of team. "It's the playoff. You've got to expect everything", Curry said. They would have had to trade the pick to Philade...

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LeBron lights up the Garden as Cavs crush Celtics

The other issue is the Celtics poor defense in the paint. But if James isn't going to get the honor after one of his best statistical seasons,...

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James, Love help Cavs rout Celtics 117-104 in Game 1

We've got to be early in our spots and then get out to the shooters, and not be playing from behind. The Cleveland are entering this Eastern C...

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Ainge's patience pays off with Celtics' draft lottery win

While the Celtics and Lakers were the big winners, it wasn't just those franchises that had a lot at stake last night. Game 2 is on Friday night...

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Marcin Gortat: Avery Bradley threatened to beat me up

You just have to be prepared. This has been the most exciting series of the playoffs to this point, continuing the intensity of their regular ...

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The Cavs' domination in the playoffs comes with a huge extra benefit

Does he make a coaching change when the coach he's got (Dwane Casey) is one of only four to have his team in the top 10 on both ends of the floo...

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Arsenal gaffer Arsene Wenger won't give up in top four race

Arsenal host Everton on Sunday, while Liverpool entertain relegated Middlesbrough and third-placed City travel to Watford . Victory for Ju...

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Freeman injured, Bautista bat flips and Braves beat Jays

On Tuesday, the Atlanta Braves continued their hot-hitting ways against the Blue Jays in Toronto. Swanson took a pitch from Danny Barnes ove...

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Angry Gregg Popovich Rips Into Zaza Pachulia For Injuring Kawhi Leonard

The play that knocked Leonard out of the game and helped Golden State's huge rally in Game 1 of the series is one the National Basketball Asso...

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Canelo Alvarez Tops Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Earns September Fight With GGG

And the fact he went the distance was more a testament of thick whiskers than actual boxing prowess. The Mexican announced the fight with th...

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Storylines to Follow in the Cavs-Celtics Eastern Conference Finals

They defeated the Wizards in Game 7 , now Isaiah Thomas and the Boston Celtics will look to shock the National Basketball Association world ...

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National Hockey League playoffs: Capitals force seventh game

Boudreau, who is 1-7 in his National Hockey League coaching career in Game 7 after success in that spot in the minors, thinks goaltending will...

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Boston Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers second

Joel Embiid, the team's representative on the lottery set, is supposed to be back on the court soon, after undergoing surgery to fix the torn me...

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Capsule preview of the Spurs-Warriors conference finals

And while Harden looked terrible and not like himself Thursday, ample credit belongs to the Spurs for their defensive showing. Game 6 featur...

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Markelle Fultz Considered 'Clear Choice' For Celtics If They Keep No. 1

Yet, by night's end Sam Presti walked away with a lottery selected prospect: Domantas Sabonis . Many fans want the team to continue with a ...

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Third-period goal is the difference in 1-0 win

Per WTAE in Pittsburgh , Nicole and Adam Hillman welcomed a little boy to the world on Mother's Day. "Our defensemen were unbelievable", cent...

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LeBron James Subtly Trolls Boston Celtics With Wardrobe Selection

Boston. Beyond that, hardly anyone is picking them to seriously challenge the fresh-legged Cavs, let alone keep LeBron James from making his...

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