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Warriors sweep away Spurs, make NBA Finals again

They have owned three consecutive regular seasons and three consecutive Western Conference playoffs, and just finished savaging the last one faster than any team since the 2001 Los Angeles Lakers , who didn't have to play as many games as these Warriors did.


Chelsea cancel victory parade after terror attack

Chelsea cancel victory parade after terror attack

But Wenger said Arsenal would not be undertaking any special measures around the team this weekend. His fellow German global suffered a concussion in the midweek win over Sunderland and missed the weekend's home win over Everton as a result, with a bout of sickness causing problems this week, preventing him from training.


Players Championship 2017: William McGirt, Mackenzie Hughes Share Round 1 Lead

Players Championship 2017: William McGirt, Mackenzie Hughes Share Round 1 Lead

Brooks Koepka had a reasonable day and could have been better than his 74, except for putting his tee shot into the water on both par 3s on the back nine. Other than the two rounds of golf he played on The Players Championship course Monday through Wednesday, this was Hughes' first full round of golf here in North Florida.



NFL rule changes bring some fun back to the No Fun League

The No Fun League just became a little more fun. Naturally, the one concerning end-zone celebrations received the most attention. Players still will be punished for any gestures deemed offensive or in bad taste, including celebrations that ridicule the opposing team and/or imitate the use of a weapon.


Demonstrators damage several ministerial buildings in Brasilia

Demonstrators damage several ministerial buildings in Brasilia

Protests against Brazil President Michel Temer turned violent Wednesday in the South American nation's capital, Brasilia . Temer's attempt to win back confidence and stay in power was undermined Tuesday as one aide was arrested. Filippelli heads the Brasilia branch of Temer's Brazilian Democratic Movement Party, was vice-governor of the Federal District under Queiroz, and is one of the five special aides to the president.


Milos Raonic gets tough draw for French Open

Milos Raonic gets tough draw for French Open

The Spaniard, written off as a contender in Paris after a quarter-final loss to Novak Djokovic in 2015 and an injury-enforced pull-out before the third round past year, arrives at Roland Garros as the overwhelming favourite. "A new inspiration, someone who knows what I'm going through", Djokovic said Friday, two days before the start of the French Open . Serena Williams is will not feature at the second major of the year, the 23-time grand slam champion taking a break from ...