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Only one winner in Las Vegas money spinner

You may not have heard of Marc Farnsworth. He is the world number one pool player according to the International Professional Pool Players Association rankings.

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How the internet created Mayweather versus McGregor

Against all odds, one of the most lucrative fights in combat sports history has been made official, with Yahoo Sports reporting on Thursday that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will step into a boxing ring to face Floyd Mayweather Jr. on August 27 (AEST) in Las Vegas.

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It’s official! Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor on August 26

After much talk and speculation, Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather are officially locked in for a bout on August 26.

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Curry and Durant out to build a Warriors dynasty

Stephen Curry tucked a celebratory cigar into his right sock for safekeeping as he handled all of his post-NBA championship obligations.

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Unstoppable and perfect: Golden State reclaim the title

When the moment to win the Finals came, Kevin Durant’s face was blank and his eyes were cold.

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Golden State Warriors claim NBA title in Game 5 win over Cleveland

Golden State have won their second NBA championship in three seasons after claiming a 4-1 series victory over Cleveland.

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Date set for Mayweather-McGregor bout?

The much-hyped fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather continues to edge closer to reality, with Mayweather Promotions reportedly planning to go to the Nevada State Athletic Commission to request a date for the bout.

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UFC Fight Night 110: Mark Hunt downs Derrick Lewis for TKO victory in Auckland

In the main event of UFC Fight Night 110 in Auckland, Mark Hunt has defeated American Derrick Lewis in front of a packed house.

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UFC Fight Night 110: Dan Hooker’s crushing knee KOs Ross Pearson in New Zealand

Kiwi fighter Dan Hooker has given home fans a thrill, with a superb move that ended his lightweight bout with American Ross Pearson during Fight Night 110.

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WATCH: UFC Fight Night 110: Ben Nguyen chokes out Tim Elliott in just 49 seconds in Auckland

Adopted Aussie Ben Nguyen entered his flyweight bout against the world’s number eight ranked fighter Tim Elliott as the underdog at Fight Night 110 in Auckland, but quickly proved his doubters wrong.

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WATCH: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors: Referee controversy surrounds Draymond non-ejection in Game 4

Golden State Warriors power forward Draymond Green is certainly no stranger to controversy, and he was again at the centre of it against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of the NBA finals series.

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WATCH: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors: Lebron James alley-oops to himself in Cavs’ Game 4 win

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James has produced a moment of individual brilliance against the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA finals series.

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors live stream: How to watch Game 3 of the NBA Finals on TV and online

It’s almost a must-win affair for the Cleveland Cavaliers when they host the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. This is The Roar‘s ultimate guide to streaming all the action online, or watching it on TV.

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WATCH: UFC 212: Max Holloway defeats Jose Aldo to claim UFC featherweight title in Brazil

The UFC world has a new featherweight champion, after American Max Holloway ended Brazilian Jose Aldo’s reign with a technical knockout victory at UFC 212 in Rio de Janeiro.

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WATCH: UFC 212: Erick Silva fumes as referee ends bout with Yancy Medeiros

A contentious decision gave the fight between Erick Silva and Yancy Medeiros a divisive finish at UFC 212.

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Durant stars in NBA Finals game one win

Kevin Durant showed he can be the difference as the Golden State Warriors crushed the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers 113-91 in game one of the NBA Finals.

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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James is defended by Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry

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Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry

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Boxer Jeff Horn

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Conor McGregor holds up his title belts

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Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving, and LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers

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Manny-Pacquiao

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Floyd Mayweather

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James Harden Houston Rockets

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Post-draft predictions for the NBA All-Rookie First Team

With the NBA Draft done for another year, now is the perfect time to make some way-too-early predictions for this class and their rookie performance.

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NBA Draft: The Lottery’s concise review

By Hamish Hutton, 23 Jun 2017
NBA Draft: The Lottery’s concise review

The NBA Draft took place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn today, this is a concise review of each player drafted in the lottery and what they bring to their team.

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The hype of the first NBA awards night

By Ryan Geer, 23 Jun 2017
The hype of the first NBA awards night

In just under a week’s time in New York City, Drake will be hosting the first ever NBA Awards night.

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The Bigger Gridiron: CFL 2017 Football kicks off today

Today at 9:30 am AEST, the first game of the 2017 Canadian Football League season kicks off!

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What Carnera and a Kangaroo tell us about Mayweather versus McGregor

The giant Italian heavyweight champion Primo Carnera once fought a Kangaroo. Not as you might imagine in the cold and desperate days after the racket guys had thrown him adrift to fend for himself, but right at the peak of his fame as heavyweight champion of the world in 1933.

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The Knicks must nail the draft: Here’s how

By Hamish Hutton, 21 Jun 2017
The Knicks must nail the draft: Here’s how

The 2017 NBA Draft is only a few days away and many teams are sweating over their boards trying to build the next great dynasty.

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Why it’s not (entirely) fair to blame Durant for joining the Warriors

Three days into the 2016 free agency period, Kevin Durant gave up a potential five year/$150 million contract to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Fultz to join ‘The Process’ in Philly

The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to terms with the Boston Celtics, sending their number three pick in the draft – along with a 2018 protected first round pick – gaining the Celtics number one pick in 2017 NBA Draft where they will draft Washington’s Markelle Fultz.

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The up-and-down career of Kevin Casey

By Gareth Hunter, 20 Jun 2017

Muhammad Ali is a name that not only resonates with every sports fan but near the whole population of the world. So when Mixed Martial Artist, Kevin Casey married Ali’s daughter Hana no doubt he would feel the pressure on his already full shoulders.

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What the Warriors mean for NBA inbetweeners

By Jacob Doole, 18 Jun 2017
What the Warriors mean for NBA inbetweeners

On Tuesday (AEST) the Golden State Warriors did what they were built to do and won the NBA Championship.

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Stolen dream: The sad tale of Billy Collins Jr.

Billy Collins Jr had something about him, it is fair to say.

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Unless you are Pittsburgh Penguins fan, your love for Sidney Crosby is rare, the talented Canadian is loved by his own and loathed by opposition supporters.

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Kevin Durant finally has his championship, but he won it the wrong way

The full significance of Kevin Durant’s decision to leave Oklahoma City and join the Golden State Warriors has only just dawned on the majority of basketball fans.

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Golden State Warriors vs Cleveland Cavaliers: NBA Finals Game 5 live scores, blog

Match Results: The Golden State Warriors have claimed the NBA Championship in five games, with Kevin Durant leading the way in a nine-point victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers to wrap it up on their home floor.

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With another Finals loss imminent, LeBron can quit chasing the ghost in Chicago

LeBron James chose the iconic No.23 in hopes emulating his idol, Michael Jordan, and had a tattoo engraved on his back which read ‘The Chosen One’.

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors: NBA Finals Game 4 live scores, blog

The Cleveland Cavaliers came back from 3-1 last year, but they will be doing it from 3-0 this time around as the Golden State Warriors look to take the NBA Championship away from home in Game 4. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 11am (AEST).

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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives past Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant

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Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls

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Golden State Warriors' guard Steph Curry (Photo: AP)

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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, right, shoots against the Golden State Warriors

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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives past Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant

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Jose Aldo

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Jeff Horn Boxing 2016

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