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Irving, James turn the tables on Celtics with comeback of their own

11:55 PM ET CLEVELAND – LeBron James claimed that some type of adversity would be necessary for the Cleveland Cavaliers to find their ultimate playoff success following an epic meltdown in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals. Tuesday’s Game 4 against the Boston Celtics might have brought more adversity than even James bargained for. For the first time in his 14-year career — more than 1,200 games played in the regular season and playoffs combined — James picked up four first-half fouls, sending him to the bench midway through ...

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Sir Roger Moore, James Bond actor, dies aged 89

Actor Sir Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond, has died aged 89, his family has announced. He played the famous spy in seven Bond films including Live and Let Die and the Spy Who Loved Me. Sir Roger’s family confirmed the news on Twitter, saying he had died after “a short but brave battle with cancer”. The statement, from his children, read: “Thank you Pops for being you, and being so very special to so many people.” “With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news ...

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Cavaliers blow 21-point lead in Game 3 as LeBron James disappears

11:54 PM ET CLEVELAND — Of LeBron James‘ many attributes, one that was easily taken for granted over the last seven or so years is the perception that he is immune to having bad playoff games. He had one Sunday night, a dud that opened the door for the Boston Celtics to score the most improbable victory of the playoffs to this point. Boston won it 111-108 on a 3-pointer by Avery Bradley with 0.1 seconds left and completed a 21-point comeback against the Cleveland Cavaliers to pull the suddenly ...

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LeBron James says Cavaliers love seeing 'Kevin from Minnesota'

6:00 PM ET BOSTON — About 12 hours before LeBron James and Kevin Love became the first pair of teammates since Elgin Baylor and Jerry West in 1966 to score 30-plus points apiece in a road playoff game against the Boston Celtics, James had a feeling Love was in for a special night. “For me, I saw that in Kev this morning,” James said after Love finished with 32 points — a playoff career high — and 12 rebounds. “I knew what type of game he was going to have. ...

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Late night hosts respond to Trump's firing of FBI chief James Comey

Late night reacts to Comey firing Late night comedy hosts found themselves surprised by the news that President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday. Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel, and Trevor Noah had to swiftly respond to the breaking news. For Colbert and “The Late Show,” the news broke during the afternoon taping of the CBS broadcast. “That shows no gratitude at all,” Colbert said of the firing in his opening monologue. “Did Trump forget about the Hillary emails that Comey talked about?” Then, in his best Trump voice, ...

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FBI chief James Comey fired by Trump

President Donald Trump has fired the director of the FBI over his handling of the inquiry into Hillary Clinton’s emails, the administration says. The White House sent shockwaves through Washington by announcing that James Comey “has been terminated and removed from office”. The move came as it emerged Mr Comey gave inaccurate information about Mrs Clinton’s emails to Congress last week. The FBI is also probing alleged links between the Trump campaign and Russia. Live coverage of FBI chief’s firing Decoding Comey’s testimony President Trump wrote in a letter to ...

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James Harden's night made utterly miserable by Kawhi Leonard

3:32 AM ET SAN ANTONIO — It will take much more than the worst playoff shooting performance of James Harden‘s career for Houston Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni to start worrying about his superstar. “I’m not concerned about James Harden,” D’Antoni said after the San Antonio Spurs salvaged a split of the first two games while holding Harden to 13 points on 3-of-17 shooting in Wednesday’s 121-96 rout of the Rockets. “That’s the least of my problems.” Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs’ defense held James Harden to only 13 points on ...

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This Week in Space: Cassini, the James Webb Space Telescope, and Bricks

NASA finally unfurled the James Webb Space Telescope! The JWST has been undergoing acoustic and vibration testing for months, but it’s been fully opened because now it’s time for the next phase of testing. That will take place at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX. There, mission techs and scientists will test and calibrate the telescope’s instruments. The James Webb Space Telescope is the scientific successor to the Hubble telescope. Behold here the completely opened telescope mirror in all its glossy, high-tech beauty: Bears a certain resemblance to an ...

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LeBron James leads Cleveland to historic comeback win

2:51 AM ET INDIANAPOLIS — It was as rough of a first half as LeBron James has faced in his career, followed by as dramatic a comeback as the 70-year history of the NBA has ever seen. The Cleveland Cavaliers erased a 25-point halftime hole to beat the Indiana Pacers119-114 on Thursday and go up 3-0 in their first-round series. It was the largest halftime deficit overcome in the history of the NBA playoffs. Cleveland trailed by as many as 26 points early in the third quarter. The Cavs flipped ...

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James Harden is winning the series over Russell Westbrook

2:15 AM ET HOUSTON — While Russell Westbrook was cursing on live television, saying he’d already answered a question about his shots and had heard that his coach said he got tired, James Harden was headed home up 2-0. The Houston Rockets point guard and MVP candidate didn’t have the better scoring line, but that was something Westbrook said he didn’t “give a f—” about, because the Oklahoma City Thunder had lost 115-111 on Wednesday night. Westbrook won the individual battle, scoring 51 points with 13 assists and 10 rebounds, ...

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