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With expansion draft lists set, McPhee listening to offers for additional protection

The pool of players from which the Golden Knights can choose was unveiled Sunday. The discussions taking place over the next 24 hours in the Golden Knights' offices, located 15 miles north of the Las Vegas Strip, center on building a competitive team for this upcoming season while also factoring the long-term benefits of the trade offers, with many of those including draft picks and prospects. Read More

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ICC Champions trophy : Ben Stokes picks fight with Imad Wasim during match

ICC Champions trophy : Ben Stokes picks fight with Imad Wasim during match

While the cricket fraternity was bowled over by Pakistan's performance, England skipper Eoin Morgan was of the view that it was because of a used pitch that The Three Lions were deprived of any home advantage. Just as then, England were favourites and that status was only enhanced by the last-minute back spasm that ruled Pakistan pace spearhead Mohammad Amir out of this match. Read More

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Paul George informs Pacers he will leave in free agency, prefers Lakers

Paul George informs Pacers he will leave in free agency, prefers Lakers

The All-Star has reportedly informed the Pacers that he intends to become a free agent next summer and prefers the possibility of joining the Los Angeles Lakers , per Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical . IN can offer him a five-year, $177 million extension as opposed to the four-year deal the Lakers are permitted to offer, but off-court endorsements could offset much of that difference. Read More

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Justin Thomas powers into US Open contention with thrilling round

Thomas's 9-under 63 in the third round was one better than Johnny Miller's 63 in the 1973 final round at Oakmont. Justin Thomas played two seasons for the Alabama men's golf team before turning professional in 2013. His 11 of 14 fairways hit and 14 of 18 greens in regulation were very good, but not great. At that point in the third round, 15 golfers were still on the course. Read More

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Warriors' Game 5 win wraps up highly-watched NBA Finals

J.R. Smith and Tristan Thompson made big contributions. "I can't wait to celebrate with my teammates in the locker room". I couldn't have been happier that Durant ditched Oklahoma City this summer, and the fact that he was going from the team I hate more than any other in this world to my favorite team should have been an absolute coup. Read More

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Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever

Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever

His pulse was stronger in Game 3, making 4 of 5 from 3-point range in the first quarter and finished the first half with 21 points to help the Warriors take a 67-61 lead into the break. "You don't want to prolong a series and give a team more and more confidence", Green said. "We have to come out with an unbelievable mindset, unbelievable focus like we have and limit some of the things they're comfortable at". Read More

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MMA star Matt Hughes injured after train collides with truck

MMA star Matt Hughes injured after train collides with truck

White said he's been in contact with Hughes' family, and that they are now en route to the medical facility where the 43-year-old was taken. He was flown to a hospital in Springfield . The UFC Twitter account also sent the Hughes family their well-wishes. UFC spokesman David Lockett said the promotion will respect Hughes' family's privacy and "keep Matt and his family in our prayers". Read More

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Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors

It's about us supporting this championship. At the half the Warriors had an 11-point lead on the strength of a 21-2 run midway through the quarter by the Warriors. This is a moment that we all need to enjoy together, and nothing should detract from what we were able to accomplish together and the different kind of ceremonies and traditions that have happened around championship-winning teams . Read More

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Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

In contrast, Mr Sessions said that he had agreed with Mr Comey about the need for proper communications protocol between the White house and justice officials. Comey said he had gone to the AG, but had gotten stiffed, declining to discuss Sessions further. Harris was questioning Sessions about policies from the Department of Justice he was citing as the reason he was unable to answer certain questions during his testimony. Read More

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ICC Champions Trophy 2017

ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Pakistan , who upset the odds to draw a Test series in England past year, have already been in Birmingham for two weeks in preparation for their bid to win the Champions Trophy, a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global teams. Read More

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Halep and Ostapenko to meet in Roland Garros final

Celebrating her 20th birthday on the same day opponent and friend Timea Bacsinszky turned 28, Ostapenko swept into the title match, 7-6 (7-4) 3-6 6-3. "That helped me win today". "I never played against her", Halep said. Halep beat the second seed Pliskova 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to deny the Czech of claiming the world No 1 ranking from Angelique Kerber. Read More

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New York Yankees to Push Back Masahiro Tanaka's Next Start

Hicks homered twice and Montgomery pitched a career-high seven innings as NY pulled away for an 8-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Here is the official data from Statcast for Judge's 19th home run of the season. The onslaught simply continued. Gary Sanchez kept the rally going with a two-run single to left and the Yankees led 3-0. Read More

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Mark Hunt v Derrick Lewis

Mark Hunt v Derrick Lewis

A nice counter left hook lands for Lewis but Hunt isn't going down. The attendance in Auckland was announce at 8,649 for a live gate of nearly $830,000 USA dollars. "Game over", said Hunt. "I don't like listening to anyone saying you can't do this otherwise I wouldn't be one of the best fighters in the world". His past five UFC wins, in fact, have all come via knockout in the opening round. Read More

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Athletics-Bolt treasured by Jamaicans not only for his speed

Athletics-Bolt treasured by Jamaicans not only for his speed

On Saturday Bolt was determined to put on a spectacle as he won the 100 metre "Salute to a Legend" race in front of a raucous crowd of 30,000 on the same track where he launched his worldwide career in 2002. "This year is no different, so it was tough, and I have to focus on what I need to do and I know my friend would want me to go out there and do my best as always and to be strong and to be focused on what needs to be done". Read More

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Cavs' best effort not good enough to beat the Warriors

Durant finished 31 points and eight rebounds, with guard Klay Thompson adding 30 points in a breakout performance after two weak games to start the series. The thrilling back-and-forth affair was the first close game of the finals, but the Cavaliers will now have to do what no National Basketball Association team has ever done in the playoffs, win four straight games after going down 0-3 in a series. Read More

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Rain lashes Australia's Champions Trophy chances

The 30-year-old is one of the lynchpins of the Australian line-up playing the Champions Trophy and his contribution would be vital if Australia are to beat England and make a case for the semi-final. Starc quickly then removed Mehedi Hasan and bundled Bangladesh for 182 in 44.3 overs. Bangladesh became bogged down and their only ray of light was Tamim, who hit a six and two fours before sealing his own half-century in the 24th over, with his side 90 for three. Read More

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Cavs not making any lineup changes for Game 3 of the Finals

The Warriors lead the series 2-0. "I did not tweet that", Smith told me as he walked out of the locker room after his postgame interview session before a crowd of cameras at his locker. "I always think it's sort of insane that we have these press conferences two hours before the game", the coach told reporters Wednesday, via Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today . Read More

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