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  • Curry and Warriors push Rockets to brink

    Curry and Warriors push Rockets to brink

    AFP News - 9 minutes ago
    Curry and Warriors push Rockets to brink

    NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry delivered a dazzling 40-point display as the Golden State Warriors beat Houston 115-80 to push the Rockets to the brink of elimination in the Western Conference finals. The Warriors lead the best-of-seven series three-games-to-zero, and can book their first trip to the NBA finals since 1975 with a win in game four in Houston on Monday. The Rockets will fight for their playoff lives knowing that no NBA team has come back from an 0-3 deficit to win a …

  • Local elections in Spain test upstart parties' voter appeal

    Local elections in Spain test upstart parties' voter appeal

    Associated Press - 12 minutes ago
    Local elections in Spain test upstart parties' voter appeal

    MADRID (AP) โ€” Local elections in much of Spain could see two upstart parties end nearly four decades of dominance by the conservative Popular Party and the center-left Socialists. …

  • Blackhawks stay patient and perfect in postseason overtime

    Blackhawks stay patient and perfect in postseason overtime

    Associated Press - 20 minutes ago
    Blackhawks stay patient and perfect in postseason overtime

    CHICAGO (AP) โ€” One lucky bounce. …

  • Rockies snap Giants' 8-game winning streak with 5-3 victory

    Rockies snap Giants' 8-game winning streak with 5-3 victory

    Associated Press - 22 minutes ago
    Rockies snap Giants' 8-game winning streak with 5-3 victory

    DENVER (AP) โ€” It wasn't a dominant pitcher or a burly slugger who put an end to San Francisco's eight-game winning streak, but a 5-foot-10 backup shortstop with what Colorado manager Walt Weiss describes as "sneaky power." …

  • Real heavyweight Ronaldo backs coach Ancelotti

    Real heavyweight Ronaldo backs coach Ancelotti

    Reuters - 41 minutes ago
    Real heavyweight Ronaldo backs coach Ancelotti

    Real Madrid top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo has signalled strong support for coach Carlo Ancelotti and sent a clear message to club president Florentino Perez that he does not want the Italian to be sacked. Perez is widely expected to make Ancelotti the scapegoat after Real ended the season without winning a major trophy but the intervention of dressing-room heavyweight Ronaldo may make him think twice. Ronaldo netted a hat-trick in Real's final game of the campaign on Saturday, a 7-3 drubbing …