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Tigers take Florida pitcher Faedo in first round

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He went into the year as one of the most highly-touted prospects for this years draft, but minor surgery on both knees, and his velocity down throughout his junior year as a result, had dropping on some draft boards. 20 in 2013 to the Detroit Tigers), shortstop Richie Martin (No. 20 in 2015 to the Oakland A's), pitcher A.J. Puk (No. 6 to the Oakland A's in 2016) and Dane Dunning (No. Read More »

Cavaliers look to keep momentum going in Game 5 against Warriors

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Last year, the Warriors returned home to Game 5 with a similar 3-1 lead but were playing without suspended forward Draymond Green and didn't have the luxury of relying on Kevin Durant . He played Zaza Pachulia way too long, especially in the third quarter, instead of going with Green at center. "If they make tough threes over us when can nearly live with those instead of the stare down, rhythm - you can make a sandwich before someone can out there and you knock it down". Read More »

Golden State looks to clinch at home

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The Golden State Warriors have just won the 2017 National Basketball Association title, but it's never too early to start looking ahead. OAKLAND, Calif. He took a swipe at James' groin in Game 4 after the Cavaliers superstar stepped over him. If the Warriors can do one on Monday night, it'll go a long way toward helping them do the other. Read More »

Warriors' Green Will be On Court for Game 5

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Golden State got there a little differently this time around, opening up a 3-0 lead. Kevin Durant is a leader as well in the race for the NBA Finals' Most Valuable Player Award, as he posted huge numbers in the title bid of the Warriors . Read More »

Japan's Epicharis scratched from Belmont Stakes

Sentimental favorite Patch , a one-eyed horse , finished third in the field that was missing Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming and Preakness Stakes champion Cloud Computing . As the field dipped into the first turn of the 1 1/2 mile course, though, Hollywood Handsome - who was running in the back of the pack on the rail - appeared to overrun the horse in front of him, causing him to stumble briefly and rear back. Read More »

Morata: Real Madrid ace agrees to Manchester United move

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The Spain global striker made 26 appearances in the league last season, scoring 15 goals and assisting five. Álvaro Morata has agreed terms with Manchester United and must now wait for the Premier League club to reach a deal with Real Madrid , according to reports . Read More »

Curry not fazed by National Basketball Association finals history

Cleveland last season became the first team ever to overturn a 3-1 deficit in the best-of-seven finals but after falling 3-0 down this time around, they were only able to pull one game back before the Warriors finished the job. Deron Williams missed a 3-pointer that would have cut the deficit to two points and rookie Patrick McCaw scored two big buckets in the final two minutes of the period to give Golden State just a little bit of breathing room. Read More »

Dennis Rodman is Heading Back to North Korea

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Rodman arrived at Beijing International Airport on Monday, according to CNN . Rodman later visited North Korea to film a television documentary with representatives of the Harlem Globetrotters celebrity team and called the leader of the reclusive country "an awesome man". Read More »

Cavaliers were 'too nice' at start of NBA Finals - Lue

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Now, they find themselves in the same position, a 3-1 lead, they were in a year ago when they ultimately failed to close out the series. How can I stream the NBA Finals online in the UK? "I think we have to bring our best game every game against them", Cleveland small forward LeBron James said. Read More »

England beat Venezuela in final

When it happened I knew he was going to go that way or down the middle. One of those was Josh Onomah who, alongside the impressive Cook, created a slick tandem in the centre of the field. While that team failed to win a game and finished bottom of their group those players are the among the top stars of the current Premier League . Venezuela came even closer moments later. Read More »

Lions Labour To Beat Barbarians In Tour Opener

England centre Ben Te'o admitted the Lions' early New Zealand exertions had been tough, revealing players had only been sleeping "one or two hours" a night as jet lag bit following their arrival on Wednesday. "I knew they weren't going to smack me in the face!" When did a certain style change? "We are expecting a big crowd at Eden Park", Gatland said. "And so the modern game of rugby is about getting across the gainline and trying to get front-foot ball and playing to space if that's ... Read More »

Kane reflects on 'special' goal after England rescue job

Kane's strike, his sixth in 18 England games, was a sucker-punch for Scotland manager Gordon Strachan, whose side remain in fourth place, three points off a possible play-off berth. I was trying to get a good contact on it and side-footed into the net. "It's a disappointing one ". Gordon Strachan's side must now win their remaining four fixtures to stand any realistic chance of reaching the Russian Federation finals next summer. Read More »

Warriors have chance to clinch NBA title at home

Cleveland needs three more victories to become the first team ever to win an NBA Finals when trailing the series 0-3. An average Warrors Game 5 ticket is $1,731 - more than 35 times less than what the fan spent on the high-end seats, ESPN reported . Read More »

Ostapenko roars back to upset Halep in French Open final

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None of that mattered to Ostapenko. "I was trying to enjoy the match and fight for every point", Ostapenko said. And then there was no looking back for Ostapenko as she continued with the thought of "nothing to lose". Ostapenko was 10 when she first mentioned winning the French Open one day, Jakovleva said. "I can just look forward", she said. "Actually, it's something I can not understand". Read More »

Warriors GM drove home message for fiery Green

Nearly everything went right for the Cavs in that one, so much so that Golden State is still feeling pretty good about its chances heading back to Oracle Arena for Monday's Game 5 . "Me personally, I liked it", Lue said of the testy nature of Friday's game. Kerr has some work to do after his defense took a significant step down in the two games in Cleveland , but a return home could do a world of good. Read More »

Warriors have been here up 3-1 before

Curry said the Warriors will be ready to answer the Cavaliers raising their game. "They didn't do it by luck". Anything can happen, especially when you have the best basketball player in the world in LeBron James . "We have to play well", Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue said. They were eight-point favorites despite having to play without suspended forward Draymond Green . Read More »

New York Jets Officially Release Eric Decker After Failing to Trade Him

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All told, the Jets have released or traded 11 veterans this offseason, a total of $68 million is savings. It was always unlikely the Jets would find a team to trade Decker to - especially once Maccagnan publicly announced that the Jets planned to move forward without Decker, eliminating any leverage the Jets might have had. Read More »

Everton eye Keane after Lindelof joins United

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As an England worldwide, Keane would likely yield a substantial fee for the Clarets, with several other clubs having been linked with the defender. Everton are now expected to pursue Keane and are also hoping for a positive answer today from Sandro Ramirez, the Spanish striker who is available for a cut price £5.2million from Malaga because... Read More »

Owner Mike Ashley could listen to offers for Newcastle

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Newcastle officials reassured Benítez yesterday that nothing had changed and the Spaniard is exploring possible improvements to his first-team squad, despite being frustrated by the slow pace of transfers. The club have become a more attractive prospect since gaining promotion from the Championship, returning to the Premier League after one year in England's second tier. Read More »

Why the French Open champion broke down in tears

So I don't know why or how this bond was made, but it felt really special today. I can't really understand. "That's the word I'm going to use today, because I still don't know how I won that match". "I am in the quarterfinals, and I am healthy and I am playing well". And we're in the quarter-finals. Mladenovic served 16 double faults but came out on top to set up a quarter-final meeting with either American Venus Williams or Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland. Read More »

Clubs on alert as Verratti tells PSG he wants to leave

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Italian global central midfielder Marco Verratti's agent Donato di Campli has met this morning with PSG Sporting Director Antero Henrique to discuss his client's future, according to Di Marzio . Should the meeting take place, it will be for the second time as a meeting did take place in Formentera a year ago. According to the Spanish newspaper AS , Chelsea have also made a bid of €65m (£57.4m, $72.8m) for Verratti. Read More »

London attack: Saudi Arabia players fail to join minute's silence with Australia

Instead, the players took up their positions on the field, with some even appearing to continue with their warm ups. Saudi Arabia's players did not line up for the minute's silence against Australia. It wasn't disrespect, but perhaps cultural clash, according to Dr Joshua Roose, a political Islam expert at the Australian Catholic University. Football Federation Australia has since revealed the Saudis knew of, and agreed to the proposal to hold a minute's silence but chose not to take part. Read More »