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Messi grabs hat-trick as Argentina canter to 4-0 win

Messi grabs hat-trick as Argentina canter to 4-0 win

The Barcelona star reached the final with Argentina at the last World Cup in Brazil, where they lost to Germany thanks to Mario Goetze's victor in extra time . "More than the result we were able to say goodbye to our fans", Messi added. "Brazil are one. Spain, Germany... they're some of the best teams right now".


The LeBron And Steph Curry Show Will Dominate The NBA Finals. Again

The LeBron And Steph Curry Show Will Dominate The NBA Finals. Again

In the middle of the season, Cleveland essentially blew up their lineup, dumping Isaiah Thomas - the player they obtained for Irving - in a series of trades meant to make the team younger and more agile for a playoff run. He scored 18 of his 20 points in the second half of Game 5. The Cavaliers were around +360 underdogs against the San Antonio Spurs in 2007, James' first trip to the Finals.



Warriors Owner Joe Lacob on Playing Cavaliers: 'Sort of exhausted of Cleveland'

Which team will win, and in how many games? As David Purdum notes in his recent article for ESPN , Cavs superstar LeBron James has been an underdog in seven of his nine Finals appearances. They missed 27 consecutive shots from the three-point and finished seven for 44 from distance, setting an National Basketball Association record for misses in one game.


Serena set for Grand Slam return at Roland Garros

Serena set for Grand Slam return at Roland Garros

Williams may be short of match sharpness and the footwork is not quite there yet, but the 36-year-old's serve remains a formidable weapon as she took the first set after a tie-break. Two-time French Open champion Maria Sharapova of Russian Federation was pushed to three sets in her return to this event following a two-year absence.


Fourth line powers Golden Knights to Game 1 victory over Capitals

Fourth line powers Golden Knights to Game 1 victory over Capitals

Monday marked the first game for the Capitals in the final since their only other appearance in 1998 when they were swept in four straight by the Detroit Red Wings. The Golden Knights were quicker and more tenacious out of the gate, but the Caps were able to fight through that slow start and get their offense going - including striking for two goals in 42 seconds toward the end of the opening frame.


Nabil Fekir deal 'unlikely before World Cup'

Nabil Fekir deal 'unlikely before World Cup'

Liverpool signed Alisson's Brazilian team-mate Fabinho from Monaco on Monday evening for £43.7m. Fabinho's switch to Anfield from Monaco was confirmed on Monday , the Brazil global signing a long-term contract after the clubs agreed to a deal worth €45 million (£39m/$52m) plus bonuses of up to another €5m.