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Ole Miss players celebrate a home run by Tim Elko during Saturday night's Collee World Series game. The Rebels overpowered OU 10-3 in Game 1 of the championship series at Charles Schwab Field in Omaha, Neb.

OU baseball loses Game 1 of College World Series finals to Ole Miss

OMAHA, Neb. — The Rebels took a victory lap around Charles Schwab Field. Ole Miss held a two-run lead over Oklahoma during the eighth inning of Saturday’s College World Series Finals opener when it caught fire at the plate. TJ McCants ignited the scoring spree by connecting on a pitch from Chazz Martinez and sending it into the …

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Stevens to Tatum after Finals: Get some rest

Stevens to Tatum after Finals: Get some rest

11:38 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN After Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum had a rough NBA Finals, Brad Stevens had a simple message for his team’s franchise player. “I just told him to go on vacation,” Stevens, Boston’s president of basketball operations, said with a smile during a videoconference call with reporters after Boston’s season ended …

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NBA Finals: Warriors' Andrew Wiggins emerges as second star next to Stephen Curry in Game 4 win vs. Celtics

NBA Finals: Warriors’ Andrew Wiggins emerges as second star next to Stephen Curry in Game 4 win vs. Celtics

Heading into the NBA Finals — and dating back to the beginning of the season, really — there was a lot of talk about who would be the Golden State Warriors‘ second-best player. Stephen Curry, we knew, would bring it on a nightly basis, and he’s exceeded expectations against the Boston Celtics so far with …

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Steph Curry Serves up a Legendary Performance to Even the Finals

Steph Curry Serves up a Legendary Performance to Even the Finals

Maybe it’s because he’s never won a Finals MVP. Maybe it’s because he famously played a starring role in blowing a 3-1 Finals lead. Maybe it’s because he’s a guard, and the NBA’s late playoff rounds are typically dominated by wings and bigs. But for some reason, entering this year’s Finals, a narrative followed Steph …

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Head coach Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors argues with referee Kane Fitzgerald in the second quarter against the Boston Celtics during Game Four of the 2022 NBA Finals at TD Garden on June 10, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Warriors-Celtics NBA Finals live updates: Curry carrying Warriors

The Boston Celtics are two wins away from claiming the NBA championship. With a 2-1 series lead entering Friday’s game, Boston is halfway to the 18th title in franchise history. The Warriors find themselves in a hole, but not unlike the hole they faced during the first year of their eight-year playoff dynasty window. In …

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How a legendary performance from Stephen Curry changed the NBA Finals

How a legendary performance from Stephen Curry changed the NBA Finals

The Golden State Warriors built a dynasty playing a beautiful brand of basketball predicated on movement, passing and creativity. Down 2-1 and desperate for a win on hostile ground in Boston’s TD Garden, the Warriors displayed precious little of that choreography but managed to eke out a rugged 107-97 win to knot the NBA Finals …

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Celtics falter in fourth quarter, lose to Warriors 107-97 in Game 4 of the NBA Finals - The Boston Globe

Celtics falter in fourth quarter, lose to Warriors 107-97 in Game 4 of the NBA Finals – The Boston Globe

This NBA Finals series is tied at 2-2 as it shifts back to San Francisco. Game 5 is on Monday night. Stephen Curry finished with 43 points on 14-26 shooting. He hit 7 of the 14 threes he attempted, and added 10 rebounds. It was Curry’s second career Finals game with at least 40 points. …

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Gregg Popovich's coaching tree in NBA Finals and beyond

Gregg Popovich’s coaching tree in NBA Finals and beyond

The influence of San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich (middle) on the NBA is profound. From top left to right going clockwise, a look at one tree in his vast forest: Mike Brown (Sacramento head coach), Mike Budenholzer (Milwaukee head coach), Monty Williams (Phoenix head coach), Steve Kerr (Golden State head coach), Ime Udoka …

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