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Sport NBA Finals quiz: How much do you know about NBA championship history?
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Toronto earned home court by winning one more regular season game than did the Warriors . Can the Warriors handle the Raptors without Durant on the court? On the cusp of their first ever three-peat and third in modern National Basketball Association history (Chicago Bulls from 1992-94 and 1996-98, Los Angeles Lakers from 2000-02), Golden State can be elevated to a tier that can only be shared with two other teams.

Sport Chelsea victory hands Lyon automatic Champions League spot
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As he prepared for the final, decisive game of a challenging first season in charge of Arsenal, Unai Emery made an intriguing point. Hazard has been regularly linked with a move to Real Madrid over the past few seasons but a transfer to the Spanish giants failed to materialise.

Sport Indian cricketers who are likely to play their last World Cup
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All of which is true, but then again, they will have to create history by rebounding from first-day blues to go on and win the World Cup . The picture that really resonates with me, when we talk about inspiring the next generation is Anya Shrubsole looking over the fence at Lord's as a youngster who was then a key member of England winning the World Cup in 2017.

Sport Arsenal, Chelsea return unsold Europa League final tickets
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The 28-year-old had always pledged to depart with a trophy, and victory against Arsenal on Wednesday would provide the flawless sendoff. The Frenchman also described the almost 6,000-mile round trip fans would have to make from London to Baku for next week's Europa League final as a "nightmare".

Sport Tottenham player to announce he is quitting after playing in CL final
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Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer (The Metro via The Sun) thinks that Liverpool should be able to edge the Champions League final vs Tottenham Tottenham Hotsour. "He wanted to wish me luck for this week", Kane said. Premier League heavyweights Arsenal and Manchester City have also been credited with an interest in the player.

Sport Championship play-off Final Preview
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Mile Jedinak (R) celebrates Aston Villa's promotion with Conor Hourihane. Jack Marriott came off the bench for Derby to ensure a nervous finish for Villa with a goal nine minutes from time but it could not prevent County from recording a playoff loss for the fourth time in six seasons.

Sport Red Sox Flight To Houston Diverted To Detroit Due To Mechanical Issue
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Cora quickly emerged from the dugout and had a long chat with the former Cy Young victor before taking the ball from Price and replacing him with Colten Brewer , who had started to warm up moments before. The Red Sox will need Price at full strength. Although Altuve has been a linchpin in Houston throughout his big league tenure, the club has rolled to a 10-3 record without him to gain an even greater stranglehold on the American League West.

Sport Lewis Hamilton holds on in Monaco despite late Max Verstappen bump
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton holds on in Monaco despite late Max Verstappen bump

It would be the ideal tribute to Lauda, who died, aged 70, on Monday. All of these years, he's been my partner in crime, through all my negotiations and pushing for improvements on the vehicle, he was just such a racer. The mood in the Ferrari camp is likely to be despondent. Charles Leclerc has demanded an explanation from his Ferrari team after a strategy blunder in qualifying left him 16th on the grid for the Monaco Grand Prix .

Sport Chelsea Star: Sarri Didn't Want Me To Stay
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It is normal at the end of the season to discuss with the club the situation. Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has added his voice to criticism surrounding UEFA's choice of Azerbaijan for next week's all-English Europa League final - and says the absence of Henrikh Mkhitaryan for political reasons "should not happen" in this day and age.

Sport Giannis Antetokounmpo reportedly eligible to sign supermax contract
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Philadelphia center Joel Embiid led the second team that along with Lillard included Kevin Durant , Kawhi Leonard and Kyrie Irving . Walker finished with four second-team votes and 39 third-team votes for 51 points, while Thompson had three second-team votes and 18 third-team votes for 27 points.

Sport 'It Is Outright False' - Real Madrid Respond To Pochettino Jibe
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Ramos is far from favoured on Merseyside following his antics in last season's Champions League final, during which he injured Mohamed Salah and caused the Egyptian to depart the field with a shoulder injury. "All requests made to Real Madrid have referred only and exclusively to the use of Ciudad Real Madrid's training pitches and changing rooms". Tottenham are scheduled to train at Madrid's training facility in Valdebebas on Thursday, 30th May and Friday, 31st May.

Sport Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Is Man of Club - Robin van Persie
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However, the Spanish global is about to enter the final year of his deal and it's been widely reported that De Gea has rejected United's final contract extension offer amid speculation linking the 28-year-old with a move to Paris Saint-Germain.

Sport Chelsea stars want Maurizio Sarri out of Stamford Bridge
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It's not the right way". "This is the moment that you are all in it for and this is why you work so hard". The former Napoli coach, who only arrived at Stamford Bridge last July, added: "My future is Wednesday". We lost two or three matches very, very badly. 'It's a little bit wrong in my opinion that - given the prize which is on offer - we're the third game on at Wembley over the weekend.

Sport India cricket teams full schedule before their ICC world Cup 2019 opener
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At the captains' media interaction ahead of the mega event, Kohli was asked if the 500-run mark could be breached in this edition. A middle-order featuring such dynamic hitters as Buttler and Stokes, both of whom have shown they can also rebuild an innings after a collapse, often boosts England's totals to impregnable levels.

Sport Judge rejects Trump request to halt congressional subpoenas
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Nothing good lurks in a Deutsche Bank financial statement. In response, Trump said that he plans to fight "all the subpoenas" by House Democrats . The decision in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of NY could clear the way for Deutsche Bank and Capital One to hand over the president's financial records to Democrats in the House.

Sport Cricketer Asif Alis daughter dies after cancer treatment
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The former all-rounder wrote on Twitter: "My condolences and prayers go to Asif Ali & his family on the passing of his daughter from cancer". Asif is a great example of strength and courage. Inzamam-ul-Haq said: "After it became obvious that the bat is likely to dominate the ball in the World Cup, we revisited our strategy and reverted to the pace of Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz ".

Sport Formula One Legend Niki Lauda Passes Away Aged 70
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He was pulled from the auto as the fire raged by his fellow drivers, a maneuver that might have saved his life. Images of the accident went around the world. In 1979 he left the sport to concentrate on setting up his airline, Lauda Air. In 2004, he went on to create the profitable low-priced carrier Niki, selling it to Germany's Air Berlin in 2011.

Sport Nadal outlasts Djokovic for ninth Italian Open win
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We relive Roger Federer's only Roland Garros title success - the 2009 win over Robin Soderling. Djokovic has won 13 of the last 16 meetings against Nadal , but his last loss came in last years Italian Open. Djokovic and Nadal most recently met in the Australian Open final earlier this year, with Djoker getting the straight-set victory. The 42nd-ranked Konta served for the first set at 5-4 but was broken at love.