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ESPN

Klay Thompson tied mark Monday night by hitting 10 3-pointers without a miss en route to scoring 44 points as the Golden State Warriors overwhelmed the Los Angeles Lakers. [...]
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The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook has opened Patriots quarterback Tom Brady as the favorite at EVEN odds to win MVP of Super Bowl LIII. Rams QB Jared Goff is the only other player with odds in single digits, at 2-1. [...]
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The Warriors are seeking redemption from their last meeting with the Lakers, a 26-point loss in Oakland on Christmas Day. [...]
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Rockets guard James Harden reached 30 points for the 20th consecutive game Monday night against the 76ers. [...]
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Yahoo Sports

Daily Digit: Why are there so few African-American baseball players?
It's been 71 years since Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier, but African-American participation in the MLB has sharply declined since its peak in the early '80s. [...]
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Water pollution in Rio ahead of the Olympic Games
Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria, according to a 16-month-long study commissioned by The Associated Press. The AP's survey of the aquatic Olympic and Paralympic venues [...]
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The Most Stylish Players in the 2016 NBA Finals
This evening is Game 1 of the NBA Finals, where the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers will once again face off, and each team has a very stylish roster. [...]
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How That Pro Cyclist Hid a Motor in Her Bike
"Mechanical doping" made its way into the popular culture last week when a professional bike racer got caught.​ [...]
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Reuters

Klay Thompson scored 23 of his 44 points in the third quarter Monday, tying an NBA record by connecting on his first 10 3-point attempts of the game, and the visiting Golden State Warriors extended their winning streak to eight games with a 130-111 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. [...]
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Sprint great Usain Bolt said on Monday the current generation of Jamaican athletes had it too easy and that they were not working hard enough to get to the highest level. [...]
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Greek sensation Stefanos Tsitsipas added another thrilling chapter to his Australian Open odyssey on Tuesday, the 20-year-old felling Roberto Bautista Agut 7-5 4-6 6-4 7-6(2) to claim a maiden Grand Slam semi-final for the Mediterranean nation. [...]
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Dedric Lawson posted his ninth double-double in 12 games, recording 29 points and 15 rebounds Monday as No. 9 Kansas rallied to topple No. 24 Iowa State 80-76 in Lawrence, Kan. [...]
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Bleacher Report

Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri praised forward Paulo Dybala after the 3-0 win over Chievo Verona on Monday, and he also revealed Cristiano Ronaldo's first penalty miss for the club didn't come as a complete surprise... [...]
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The United States Women's National Team have the chance to bounce back from their friendly loss to France when they take on Spain on Tuesday... [...]
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Sevilla and Barcelona will meet in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday in a repeat of the competition final last year... [...]
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The Golden State Warriors used the Klay Thompson cheat code and continued their dominance with a 130-111 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday at Staples Center... [...]
Source: Bleacher Report