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Durant delivers deja vu ‘assassin’ dagger into Cavaliers

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      Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors attempts a jumper over Jeff Green of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first half during Game Three of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 6, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. Jamie Sabau/Getty Images/AFP Golden State’s Kevin Durant sank a clutch 3-pointer in the dying seconds of NBA Finals game three for the second consecutive year Wednesday, delivering a deja vu dagger into Cleveland’s title dreams. Durant’s jumper with 49 seconds remaining sealed a 110-102 victory for the defending champion Warriors, who now lead the best-of-seven series 3-0...

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NBA Finals 2018 Game 3: Everything to know as the series moves to Cleveland

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Can the Cavaliers take the momentum back from Golden State now that the NBA Finals are back in Cleveland? After a long regular season and playoffs, we're back once again to find out who will win the 2018 NBA Finals. As in the past four years, the NBA championship matchup is between the same two heavyweights: the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers. If you'd like to know all the ways you can watch, check out our guide.  Even though the Warriors are up 2-0, there's still no telling who will win this Finals showdown, especially now that the series is headed...

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Vikings to Host NFL's 1st Summit for LGBTQ Inclusion in Sports

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EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings will become the first NFL team to host a summit and fundraiser focused exclusively on LGBTQ inclusion in sports. The day-long summit will be held at TCO Performance Center on Thursday, June 21, and will focus on the critical importance of LGBTQ inclusion in sports. LGBTQ thought-leaders, athletes, coaches, team executives and members of the media will come together to share ideas and best practices through a series of panel discussions, interviews and testimonials from LGBTQ athletes. The Vikings are inviting Minneapolis-St. Paul college and high school coaches, staff and school administrators, as well as...

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Boston Celtics halfway to NBA finals despite LeBron James's 42-point burst

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LeBron James and Kevin Love reflect during the second half of Sunday’s Game 2 at Boston’s TD Garden. Photograph: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The Celtics punched the Cavaliers first and never looked back in rolling to a Game 1 rout. LeBron James took a literal shot to the jaw in Game 2 but kept right on scoring. So did the Celtics. Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and Boston withstood a 42-point night by James to beat Cleveland 107-94 on Tuesday and take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Terry Rozier added 18 points, while Al Horford finished with 15 points...

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Hercules Mata’afa is an intriguing prospect for the Minnesota Vikings

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If the Minnesota Vikings can be patient with the development of Hercules Mata’afa, there is a chance he could become a key piece of the team’s defense. Two hundred and fifty-six. That is the number of players whose names were called during the seven rounds of the 2018 NFL Draft. The Minnesota Vikings chose eight of those players but also took a deep look at the players who ended up as undrafted free agents. Among those players who weren’t picked during the draft was Washington State defensive lineman Hercules Mata’afa. Despite being projected as a fifth to sixth round selection by...

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