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John McEnroe and Tim Henman clash over Wimbledon ranking points row

John McEnroe speaks after the men's singles third round match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain on day six of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park - GETTY IMAGES
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John McEnroe has called the decision to erase ranking points from Wimbledon a "mistake", arguing tha...

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Steph Curry claims Warriors' play-in fail helped Andrew Wiggins, Jordan Poole

As Dub's play-in tournament failure helped Wiggins, Poole originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
It's easy -- and understandable -- to write off the Warriors' final two seasons ahead of their current playoff run.
And rightly so. After five straight NBA Finals appearances, injury woes plodded G...

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Kenan Thompson parodies Kendrick Perkins during Saturday Night Live season finale

WATCH: Perk gets SNL treatment in season finale originally aired on NBC Sports Boston
You know you've had a great time when you get SNL treatment.
But you have to ask: How was this skit featuring a parody of former Boston Celtics big man Kendrick Perkins not worthy of airtime?
In a spoof of ESPN'...

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Steph Curry's funny comment about being tripped by Mavericks' vendor in Game 3

Steph's hilarious comment about being tripped up by Mav's dealer originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
Steph Curry had kind advice for American Airlines Center staff: wait until halftime to deliver orders to fans.
Curry walked away unscathed after tripping over a vendor serving a fan seated c...

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Former Laker is selling his championship rings to support Ukraine

In the early 2000s, Stanislav "Slava" Medvedenko was a bench presser for the Los Angeles Lakers as they won the second and third of their three straight NBA championships.
He didn't get much playing time in most of his six seasons with the team, but when he did, he sometimes showed a deft swing f...

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Jayson Tatum rocks Michael Jordan outfit for Celtics-Heat Game 4

Jayson Tatum arrives at Celtics-Heat Game 4 in a rocking, bold outfit that originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston
The Boston Celtics may need Jayson Tatum to play like a superstar if they want to win Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals Monday night.
At least Tatum is paying homage to a supe...

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Andrew Wiggins trade 'key move' to Warriors resuming dynasty, Steve Kerr says

Kerr: Wiggins Trade "Key Move" Resuming the Warriors Dynasty originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
Andrew Wiggins' vindictive dunk against Luka Dončić was perhaps the biggest talker Monday morning as sports pundits recapitulated the Warriors' 109-100 win over the Dallas Mavericks in Game 3 of...

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Draymond Green compares Luka Doncic to LeBron James

With a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals, the Golden State Warriors are nearing their sixth trip to the NBA Finals in the last eight seasons.
They play the Dallas Mavericks, a team featuring Luka Doncic, one of the game's newest and biggest sensations.
Doncic has become a force to be reck...

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Marcus Smart ruled out for Game 4 with ankle injury

Marcus Smart, who missed Game 4 with an ankle injury, originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston
BOSTON — Marcus Smart sustained a painful right ankle injury in Game 3 on Saturday, but he won't be able to do the same Monday night.
The Celtics ruled out Smart for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Fin...

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Draymond Green gifts game-worn jersey to 49ers WR Deebo Samuel after Game 3 vs. Mavs

After Game 3 against the Mavs, Warriors forward Draymond Green gifted his game-worn #23 jersey to 49ers WR Deebo Samuel.

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Bleacher Report proposes trade that lands the Thunder the No. 7 pick for Lu Dort

Bleacher Report's Grant Hughes suggested two different trades involving the Oklahoma City Thunder in his latest article, which lists surprising potential off-season trades for lottery teams.
One of the two involves sending Lu Dort and the 30th overall pick to the Portland Trail Blazers in exchang...

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Josh Donaldson suspended for calling White Sox' Tim Anderson 'Jackie'

Donaldson sat out a game because the comment "Jackie" originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
MLB has suspended Josh Donaldson for one game for calling Tim Anderson "Jackie" during Saturday's game, as in Jackie Robinson.
"There is no dispute as to what was said on the field," Michael Hill, MLB ...

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In a congratulatory message to PGA Championship winner Justin Thomas, Bubba Watson says he’ll be out 4-to-6 weeks

TULSA, Okla. - Bubba Watson announced on social media that he will miss the next four to six weeks after tearing the meniscus in his knee.
That makes it unlikely that he will play at the next major championship, the US Open in June.
Watson shot a 63 in the second round of the PGA Championship las...

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Report: Nuggets president Tim Connelly leaving Denver for $40M Timberwolves deal that includes ownership stake

The Minnesota Timberwolves have poached Denver Nuggets basketball president Tim Connelly in a landmark deal that includes an ownership stake in the team, reports ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
According to the report, Connelly will be paid $40 million over five seasons in addition to equity. Details ...

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Rumor: Trail Blazers looking to trade No. 7 pick to build around Damian Lillard

After finishing No. 7 overall in the 2022 NBA draft, the Portland Trail Blazers may be looking to trade that spot, according to The Athletic's John Hollinger and Sam Vencenie.
The Trail Blazers had a poor 2021-22 season, with Damian Lillard missing most of it through injury. The team made a few t...

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Draymond Green gifts Deebo Samuel game-worn jersey after Warriors' win

Draymond gifts Deebo a match-worn jersey that originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea after winning Game 3
Draymond Green had five assists in the Warriors' 109-100 win over the Dallas Mavericks in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals, but he still had one more point to give away after Sunday...

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Luka Doncic on Andrew Wiggins’ dunk: ‘That was impressive, I’m not gonna lie’

Wiggins doesn't know where this dunk sits in his collection, but Stephen Curry said it was the best he's ever seen from his teammate. Klay Thompson said Wiggins looks like Dominique Wilkins. "That was impressive, I won't lie," Doncic said of the poster. "I saw the video again and I was like, ooh....

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Celtics' Achilles' heel vs. Heat becomes clear after Game 3 loss

The Celtics' Achilles' heel against Heat was exposed again in the Game 3 loss, originally aired on NBC Sports Boston
BOSTON — The Celtics got a lot of things right in the Eastern Conference Finals against the Miami Heat.
They shot 50 percent from 3-point range in Game 2 to roll down the street to...

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Report: Commanders spent $100 million on land in Virginia where new stadium may be built

The Washington Commanders have reportedly completed a $100 million purchase of a property in Virginia that could be the site of their next stadium.
According to ESPN's John Keim, the deal for 200 acres in Prince William County was finalized late last week.
The commanders are reportedly planning t...

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A big misunderstanding has fueled the ‘Holly Holm was robbed’ crowd | Opinion

The moment Keteln Vieira was announced as the winner over Holly Holm at UFC Fight Night 206, Twitter erupted in dissension, throwing around the dreaded R-word so casually, which has apparently become a thing when it's a tight main event or title there fight these days.
Even Holm suggested she was...

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Scott Dixon after his record-breaking 234 mph Indy 500 pole win: ‘You just want to keep going faster’

Scott Dixon was lightning fast during Indy 500 qualifying but he has stiff competition for Sunday's 106th race.

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For Mavericks to go further, Luka Doncic needs more from teammates and himself

DALLAS — You see it when Jason Kidd has to turn to Maxi Kleber, knowing that every minute the score doesn't stray from his Mavericks is a win.
You'll hear it as the oversized speakers on American Airlines Center's rims confirm what's on the stat sheet, with the clanging sounding increasingly pain...

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Scotty Pippen Jr., Ron Harper Jr. strive to make their own NBA names

Pippen Jr., Harper Jr. are aspiring to make their own NBA names that originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
As Scotty Pippen Jr. prepared to speak to reporters at the NBA Draft Combine last week, the Chicago Bulls Hall of Famer son bumped his fists with the prospect next to him.
"Play hard and...

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Grant Williams reacts to Jayson Tatum's son Deuce snubbing him after Game 2 win

Grant Williams responds to Deuce's post-Game 2 snub: "Hurt my heart" originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston
Grant Williams continued his strong postseason with a big game for the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
However, Deuce Tatum apparently wasn't impressed.
The Cel...

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There's only one team that can keep the Celtics from raising another banner

Forsberg: There's Only One Team That Can Stop The Celtics originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston
BOSTON - There seems to be only one team left in the NBA playoffs that can stop the Boston Celtics.
And that team is the Boston Celtics.
Take nothing away from the Miami Heat, which Al Horford succi...

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Charles Barkley's epic horseback entrance in not-so-subtle Warriors fans dig

Barkley's not-so-subtle dub nation dig featuring an epic horse performance originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
Charles Barkley threw another unsubtle jab at the Warriors fans, surprisingly driving to the American Airlines Center for Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals between Golden Sta...

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A local ownership group purchased this struggling Michigan golf course and is betting on big things

Improvements are bringing some golfers back onto the course who didn't come back.

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Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers rip Patrick Mahomes’ and Josh Allen’s golf skills ahead of ‘The Match’

Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes will take part in The Match charity golf challenge, teaming with Josh Allen against veterans Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady at 6:30 p.m. launch June 1st on TNT.
The competitive fire on the grate between the four stars is just as fearsome as it is on the grate.
Brady and Rod...

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Former longtime Vikings QB installs Packers urinal in home

Tommy Kramer, former longtime quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings, has lost no love when it comes to the Green Bay Packers.
He ate, slept and breathed the rivalry throughout his 13 years playing opposite them as a member of The Vikings in the 1970s and 1980s. But if his recent social media post...

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Daniel Cormier: Judges keep making mistakes, or ‘we just don’t know what the hell we’re watching’

Last Saturday's UFC card produced a series of tight decisions that reignited the fires of weekly MMA scoring debates.
The UFC Fight Night 206 main card saw three separate decisions that didn't sit well with some people, including former champ-turned-commentator Daniel Cormier.
In the main event, ...

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