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Their decision was a resounding no. CNBC's Josh Brown tweeted overnight that the Warriors had voted to not go to the White House to celebrate their second championship in three seasons. "I think he just emboldened them because he's able to say it publically". It wasn't the only time - West also talked about how Trump portrays the same qualities that he tries to "talk our young folk out of being" in January.
  • Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever

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    Now Cleveland , which a year ago became the first team to recover from a 3-1 Finals deficit, faces historically long odds again. Golden StateWarriors, powered by Kevin Durant's clutch scoring in the closing minutes, rallied to beat defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers 118-113 on Wednesday in the NBA Finals , moving one victory from the first ideal play-off run in league history.
  • Red Sox activate 2B Pedroia from DL

    Red Sox activate 2B Pedroia from DL

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    The former All-Star southpaw limited the hot-handed Yankees to two runs (one earned) on six hits and two walks while also fanning seven. Mike Mahtook (3-for-5, two RBIs), Jose Iglesias (1-for-4, two RBIs) and James McCann (1-for-4, RBI) have all homered off of Pomeranz.
  • Judge, Yankees batter Orioles 16-3 for 4th straight win

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    The Yankees saw 11 straight pitches out of the strike zone in the second before adding to their lead. When the fifth inning was done, the Yankees where ahead by 14 runs. RHP Chad Green (0-0, 1.62 ERA in 7 relief outings) will make his first start of the season in Tanaka's place. Judge broke his own Statcast record and owns the four hardest-hit hits in 2017.
  • Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops retires at 56

    Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops retires at 56

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    Riley grew up in Muleshoe, Texas, (pop. 4,975) and was still just an under-the-radar offensive coordinator at Eastern Carolina in 2014. Yes, promoting offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley to the role of head coach means the Sooners will run the same offense, but thinking OU will be the same team next season is insane.
  • Tennessee's Coleman sets new collegiate mark in 100

    Tennessee's Coleman sets new collegiate mark in 100

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    Coleman, whose time equaled Richard Thompson of Trinidad and Tobago's mark, broke the previous collegiate 100m record of 9.89 to advance to Friday's final and is expected to make the US world championships team. In the hammer, Cornell's Rudy Winkler followed up his 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials win at Hayward with a victory at 243 feet, 2 inches. Winkler, a senior, has dealt with a back injury since the end of the indoor season in March.
  • Kevin Durant's menacing defense leads the way for Warriors

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    That's been quite evident through two games. To look at what happened in the first two games and project what might happen next, former National Basketball Association video coordinator Mo Dakhil (@ thejumpballnet ) joins for a new episode of Fastbreak Breakfast .
  • Shareece Wright takes eight hour Uber ride to get to Bills workout

    Shareece Wright takes eight hour Uber ride to get to Bills workout

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    Buffalo Bills cornerback Shareece Wright made an expensive, eight-hour Uber trip to NY on Monday just to ensure his presence at a voluntary team practice, according to ESPN . This has been a wild and insane week for National Football League players finding alternate methods of transportation to OTAs. Wright's Bills contract doesn't include a workout bonus, CBS Sports pointed out, and his salary with the Bills is $775,000 for the season.
  • Utah baseball team cancels 'Hourglass Appreciation' event

    Utah baseball team cancels 'Hourglass Appreciation' event

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    Ogden Raptors owner Dave Baggott says in a statement Tuesday that the team does not support or condone the objectification of women. Baggott said the team would not be taking phone calls or giving interviews about the event. Promising fans a chance to pose with "gorgeous women whose curves rival those of any stud pitching prospect!", the announcement said a different woman would appear each half-inning and pose for pictures with fans during the August 11 game.
  • Seattle Mariners ink Jean Segura to $70M extension

    Seattle Mariners ink Jean Segura to $70M extension

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    At the time of his most recent injury, Segura was tied for the American League lead in batting average at.341, part of a terrific 2017 slash of.341/.391/.462. He suffered a hamstring injury in April and is now on the 10-day disabled list after suffering a high ankle sprain last Friday. He led baseball last season with 203 hits.
  • Inspirational Djokovic key to my tennis return - Agassi

    Inspirational Djokovic key to my tennis return - Agassi

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    The Serbian joined up with Agassi - an eight-time Grand Slam victor - to help him last month after parting ways with Boris Becker following an alarming slump in form. "I don t want money, I want to help him. And it helps the game and I think he should be - him at his best is good for the game and it's a way I can contribute, hopefully".
  • Lynch decided on comeback after Raiders decision to move

    Lynch decided on comeback after Raiders decision to move

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    When asked when the former Seattle Seahawks star thought about coming out of retirement, Lynch said as soon as the Raiders announced they would be leaving Oakland for Las Vegas by the 2020 season. The real introduction to Lynch came Tuesday, when he spoke to the local media for the first time since signing April 14 to return to his hometown. "That's good what they've got going on...
  • Zidane can stay at Real Madrid for life, says Perez

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    However, the goals have come from all over the team and only Cristiano Ronaldo has been consistently reliable, scoring 10 goals in the Champions League quarter-finals, semi-finals and final showing how dependent Madrid are on his finishing touch.
  • Rumman Raees called to replace injured Wahab

    Rumman Raees called to replace injured Wahab

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    The International Cricket Council ( ICC ) on Tuesday confirmed that the event technical committee of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 had approved Rumman Raees as a replacement player for Wahab Riaz in the Pakistan squad for the tournament.
  • Preds even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, beat Penguins 4-1

    Preds even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, beat Penguins 4-1

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    The final is now a best-of-three, and we're guaranteed one more game in Nashville-where the Predators are 9-1 this postseason, and Rinne has a.949 save percentage, the second-best home numbers of any playoff goalie in the last decade. Gaudreau's goal was his third of the series. Freddy Hockey got his second consecutive game victor on an odd wraparound goal that took quite a few minutes to figure out that the puck crossed the goal line.