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Australian Robert Whittaker given title shot at UFC 213

Australian Robert Whittaker will receive an interim middleweight title shot at UFC 213, with president Dana White announcing the news on Wednesday Morning (AEST).

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Manny Pacquiao struggling in preparations for Horn fight

Manny Pacquiao has fallen behind in preparations for his fight with Australian Jeff Horn in Brisbane on July 2, according to the Filipino great’s trainer.

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Mayweather considering McGregor fight

Floyd Mayweather has broken his silence regarding a potential fight with UFC star Conor McGregor by revealing he is “90 per cent” likely to face him if he returns to the ring because it’s “the only fight that makes sense”.

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Harden, James headline All-NBA first team

Cleveland’s LeBron James has been named in the All-NBA first team for a record-tying 11th time, and Houston’s James Harden is the lone player to be a unanimous first-team selection this season.

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“The McGregor side is done”: Mayweather vs McGregor is one step closer to reality

Believe it or not, but the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor circus that has captured the world’s attention is closing in on reality, with both UFC President Dana White and McGregor himself stating that negotiations for the mega-fight have been wrapped up on their end.

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Boston Celtics win NBA draft lottery

The Boston Celtics have won the NBA draft lottery, capitalising on a trade they made with the Brooklyn Nets four years ago.

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Stipe Miocic is on the verge of UFC heavyweight greatness

When Stipe Miocic punched Junior dos Santos’ lights out on Sunday, he gained membership to an exclusive club of the most successful heavyweight champs in UFC history.

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Patty Mills earns coach’s praise for performance as starter

Patty Mills’ shot went cold in the final minutes of the San Antonio Spurs’ thrilling game five playoff overtime victory against the Houston Rockets, but his coach Gregg Popovich didn’t mind.

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We’re to blame for the rise of ‘Hot Takes’

Do you know who is to blame for the rise of Hot Takes when it comes to sporting discussions? I’ll give you a not-so-subtle hint – go take a look in the mirror.

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Canelo will fight for his legacy against boxing’s boogeyman, and that’s just what the sport needs

There was a somber mood in Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena after Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez effortlessly defeated Julio Cesar Chavez Jr – the descendant of Mexico’s greatest prize fighter – on Sunday afternoon.

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Melbourne United to play pre-season match in China

Melbourne United will play an exhibition match in China as the National Basketball League’s renewed push into lucrative Asian markets gathers steam.

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How Anthony Joshua became boxing’s new leading man

Anthony Joshua versus Wladimir Klitschko – the most significant heavyweight title fight since Lennox Lewis lit Mike Tyson up like the Las Vegas strip in 2002 – definitely lived up to the hype.

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Joshua conquers Klitschko to retain the title

England’s Anthony Joshua has retained his IBF World Heavyweight title in an epic bout against legendary Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in front of 90,000 fans at Wembley Stadium.

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Wladimir Klitschko vs. Anthony Joshua: Preview and prediction

To become the poster boy of heavyweight boxing, British knockout merchant Anthony Joshua has to take out Wladimir Klitschko, the sport’s last great big man.

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Solomon Thomas, a 191cm-tall and 125kg defensive lineman who grew up on Sydney’s beaches, has been selected by the San Francisco 49ers with the third overall pick in the NFL Draft.

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Mixed fortunes for Aussie NBA stars

Australia’s Patty Mills has enjoyed the pleasure of an NBA playoff series win while Matthew Dellavedova and Thon Maker felt the pain of defeat.

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Ukraine's Wladimir Klitschko, left, and Britain's Tyson Fury, right, exchange blows

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Jeff Horn Boxing 2016

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Elizabeth Cambage Basketball Australia Opals Rio 2016 Olympic Games

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Toronto Raptor

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Houston Rockets guard James Harden

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San Antonion Spurs' Kawhi Leonard.

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Matthew Dellavedova in action for the Australian Boomers during the Rio Olympics 2016.

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Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James

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Aussie Mills should stay a Spur

By Mathew Langdon, Today
Aussie Mills should stay a Spur

As the final buzzer sounded at the end of the San Antonio Spurs’ 115-129 loss to the completely dominant Golden State Warriors, most Aussie NBA fans eyes were cast onto one our our own.

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LeBron rightly snubbed in MVP race

By Mathew Langdon, 23 May 2017
LeBron rightly snubbed in MVP race

LeBron James has been in the MVP race almost every year since setting foot on the court, however 2017 will be the first time since 2008 that he has not featured in the top three in the race, and this may be the only year that this makes sense.

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Indianapolis 500: Pole day talking points

By Andrew Kitchener, 23 May 2017
Indianapolis 500: Pole day talking points

The starting line-up for the one hundred and first running of the Indianapolis 500 was set on Sunday afternoon at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Golden State Warriors vs San Antonio Spurs: NBA live scores, blog

Game three moves to San Antonio where the Spurs fight to keep their playoff hopes alive against a mercurial Warriors outfit.

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Indianapolis 500: Talking points after Saturday qualifying

We’re halfway to setting the 33-car grid for the 101st running of next weekend’s Indianapolis 500 mile race, with the fast nine determined for the pole shootout on Monday morning (AEST) and, as usual, plenty has already happened.

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Boston Celtics vs Cleveland Cavaliers: NBA Eastern Conference finals Game 2 live scores, blog

How do you stop a refreshed LeBron James? The Boston Celtics are tasked with finding the answer in their Eastern Conference finals series against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage of Game 2 from 10:30am (AEST).

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Why McGregor vs Mayweather is a must for the fighting world

With the announcement that UFC megastar Conor McGregor has agreed to terms to take on Floyd Mayweather, we are one step closer to seeing one of the most intriguing fights ever.

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LeBron better than ever as Cavs cruise past Celtics

LeBron James was at it again last night as the Cleveland Cavaliers went into Boston and routed the Celtics 117-104 to take a 1-0 lead in the Eastern Conference Finals.

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No luck for Suns in NBA Draft Lottery as ‘rigged’ allegations grow louder

The 2017 NBA Draft Lottery has come and gone, and it is safe to say the Phoenix Suns had a night to forget after slipping to number four on the draft board.

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Warriors produce 25-point comeback to defeat Spurs

The Golden State Warriors completed one of the most impressive comebacks in recent playoff memory, erasing a 25-point deficit to win game 1 of the Western Conference Finals at The Oracle Arena.

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Washington Wizards vs Boston Celtics: NBA Playoffs Game 7 live scores, blog

It’s do-or-die when the Washington Wizards take on the Boston Celtics in a Game 7 decider for the ages in Boston. Join The Roar for all the action from 10am (AEST).

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2017 IndyCar Series: Indianapolis Grand Prix talking points

The now-traditional start to the fabled Month of May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the Grand Prix race on the road course that incorporates elements of the famous speedway and the infield circuit built for the arrival of Formula One and MotoGP at Indy.

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NFL’s best and worst position groups: Offense

Rookie minicamps are underway, the silly season of free agency and the draft is behind us and teams and fans alike are starting to get a glimpse of how their 2017 rosters are shaping up.

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UFC 211: Stipe Miocic vs Junior Dos Santos 2, Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Jessica Andrade live blog, round-by-round updates

Fight results Main card Heavyweight Championship: Stipe Miocic def. Junior Dos Santos via TKO (punches) 2:22, R1 to defend the UFC heavyweight championship

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Manny Pacquaio top ten fights

By BigJ, 14 May 2017
Manny Pacquaio top ten fights

With the Pacquaio versus Horn fight coming up in July 2 this year and with my love of a good countdown list, many of you out there would of know or suspected that this was coming.

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Washington Wizards vs Boston Celtics: NBA Playoffs Game 6 live scores, blog

The Washington Wizards are fighting for survival when they meet the Boston Celtics in the nation’s capital. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match, starting from 10am (AEST).

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Houston Rockets guard James Harden

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Jay Cutler

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady

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NBA college basketball player Lonzo Ball

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The new Yankee Stadium, in all its baseball glory. Image: WikiCommons.

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Houston Rockets James Harden

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Mayweather McGregor

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Conor McGregor knocks out Jose Aldo at UFC 194

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