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Steph Curry Calls His Ugly Shoes 'Fire' After Game 4 Win

Under Armour certainly has 2-time reigning NBA MVP Steph Curry to thank for its recent surge in profitability. "I love the nicknames they came up with", Curry said. Curry had 38 points on 7-13 shooting from 3-point range and became the first player in NBA Finals history to score more than 35 points and have five rebounds, five assists and make five three-pointers. Read More

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How to Watch USA v. Paraguay in Copa America Centenario

US national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann speaks to the press. Four days later Klinsmann started the same 11 players, but aligned them differently and the US blew out Costa Rica , 4-0. Time to see who advances out of Group A. The USMNT can make it simple with a win . I'm going to go out on a limb and say he wasn't actually whining that any progress in the team wouldn't matter because the chattering class only cares about wins and losses , the irony being that a lot of complaints ... Read More

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Striker 80% likely to reject Arsenal's advances and stay with current club

Arsenal tabled a bid in the region of 20 million pounds for Vardy in May. "He's 29, right? You have Arsenal coming for you, and you're telling them you're going to think about it?" he told Radio 5 Live . This was after Arsenal had reportedly activated Vardy's release clause . Arsenal were also said to be leading the pursuit of Borussia Dortmund midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Read More

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Stanley Cup: Tomas Hertl uncertain for Game 4

The game plan isn't not to play with the lead. While certainly picking up a win on the road in Pittsburgh would have been better, they were in both games and have been able to bring that solid play back to the West Coast. It's pretty calming to have a guy like him around". "They do a good job of blocking shots". "I don't see us falling into the trap of playing in a defensive shell, which is usually when you allow teams to rally against you", he said. Read More

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Manitoba jobless rate in May lowest in Canada

Manitoba jobless rate in May lowest in Canada

Stats Canada says the unemployment rate dropped to 7 per cent in May, down from 7.3 per cent in April. In Ontario, the jobless rate dropped to 6.6% from 7% in April. Employment in the manufacturing sector, which policy makers hope will help drive growth amid the current commodity- price weakness, was up 12,200 in May after two consecutive months of declines. Read More

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Hockey legend Gordie Howe dies at 88

Hockey legend Gordie Howe dies at 88

Over a record 1,767 National Hockey League regular season games, Howe recorded 1,850 points (801g-1,049a), earned six Hart Memorial Trophies, six Art Ross Memorial Trophies and was named an all-star an incredible 23 times. Now the Tampa Bay Lightning vice president and general manager, Yzerman said it was an honor to wear the same uniform as Howe. Howe, a native of Floral, Saskatchewan, was a founding co-owner of the Giants when the franchise entered the Western Hockey League in 2001. Read More

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Federer surpasses Lendl in Stuttgart to set up Thiem encounter

Federer surpasses Lendl in Stuttgart to set up Thiem encounter

Roger Federer booked himself a spot in the semi-finals of the 2016 Mercedes Cup with a 7-6(2), 7-6(1) victory over an impressive Florian Mayer on Friday in Stuttgart , Germany. The home player could do little to get a foothold in the breaker as Federer produced some stunning serves and dragged his opponent back and forth with a tremendous variety of shots, and Mayer was 5-1 down at the change of ends. Read More

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Read ready to lead new era of All Blacks

Read ready to lead new era of All Blacks

The All Blacks have not played together as a unit since last October when they beat Australia in the world cup final. Alun Wyn Jones is set to win his 100th cap, while Gethin Jenkins, Ken Owens, Bradley Davies and Jonathan Davies are also restored to the side following the defeat to England. Read More

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Lennox Lewis, Will Smith to serve as pallbearers for Muhammad Ali

I don't feel alone. He had been admitted to hospital earlier in the week with a respiratory condition having suffered with Parkinson's disease for 32 years. "He didn't want to kill anybody, he couldn't do it and he did not want to support people who were killing people in a wrongful way", the imam said in reference to Ali's refusal to serve in the United States armed forces in Vietnam. Read More

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Futures tread lower as oil prices continue retreat

Futures tread lower as oil prices continue retreat

Global growth worries and a sharp drop in oil prices sent jitters through Wall Street , leading the three major United States indexes lower for the second straight day today. Oil prices initially continued their march higher on Thursday, but turned lower early in European trade (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/crude-oil-prices-extend-gains-above-50-2016-06-09). Read More

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Colombia advances at Copa America with 2-1 win over Paraguay

Dempsey got the first, his 50th worldwide goal , from the penalty spot after Cristian Gamboa was adjudged to have pushed Wood in the box with six minutes gone. Dempsey fired the U.S.in front the penalty spot in the 9th minute after Wood was fouled inside the penalty area. Projected starting XIs: USA - Guzan; Johnson, Brooks, Cameron, Yedlin; Beckerman, Bradley, Bedoya, Dempsey , Nagbe, Wood; Costa Rica - Pemberton; Acosta, Duarte, Matarrita, Salvatierra; Gamboa, Tejada, Borges, ... Read More

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San Jose Sharks Win To Reach First Ever Stanley Cup Final

The San Jose Sharks advanced to their first Stanley Cup final in their franchise history on Wednesday by beating St Louis Blues 5-2 in Game 6 of their Eastern Conference series. He has 887 points in 835 career games with the Sharks. Wrong. The Blues dominated the Stars on their home ice and gave St. Louis an opportunity to play in the Western Conference finals for the first time since 2001. Read More

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With stars neutralized, unsung players step up in Cup final

And they won't share the same bench for Team USA like they did at the last two Winter Olympics. Their playoff run has mostly featured solid goaltending and, until the last week, a knack for scoring timely goals. "I would have been anxious had they come in quiet or dragging a little bit". All the other stuff is for you guys. The story for the Penguins after their 3-2 overtime loss in Game 3 was how to get Malkin going after a slow start to the series. Read More

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Shaun Livingston Leads Dominant Bench in Warriors' 104-89 Game 1 Win

In both cases, some credit belongs to the Warriors defence, as well as missed shots by the Cavs. I thought our defence was very solid. So we got lucky a couple times in the first half in particular, we had some breakdowns. Draymond Green is the emotional leader and Klay Thompson is the quiet complementary star. But he needs to shoot more than Irving, needs to serve as more of a lead wrecking ball that Irving and Love can follow. Read More

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Penguins enter Game 5 a win from 4th title

The Consol Energy Center is going to be emotionally charged with the chance of clinching a championship at home, and the Penguins should thrive off of it and get plenty shots on goal. "We did a lot of really good things out there". As insane as that sounds, consider this: The four goals scored in first 5:06 of the game were almost as many as there were total first-period goals in the previous four games of the series combined (five). Read More

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Joe Hart: England must be ruthless to win Euro 2016

For the Manchester City 'keeper, being "ruthless at both ends of the pitch" will go a long way to making sure they do not return home earlier than anticipated. "I feel it's very balanced and very comfortable", he said. "But there's a good bond right the way through". Aged 29 and with 59 caps, Hart is at the other end of the scale, but he said that there was no split in the squad between young and old, thanks in part to the efforts of captain Wayne Rooney. Read More

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No TV screens on French terraces during Euro

Anyone considering visiting France to watch the Euro 2016 finals should be aware that the U.S. State Department issued a Europe Travel Alert on May 31, pointing out that there remains a "risk of potential terrorist attacks throughout Europe, targeting major events, tourist sites, restaurants, commercial centers and transportation". Read More

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