1. More Impressive: LeBron James' or Bill Russell's 5 Straight Finals Appearances?

    It's been eight years since the Cleveland Cavaliers last made it to the NBA Finals, but LeBron James is competing in the championship round for his fifth year in a row—a ...

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  2. 3 Reasons Why the Warriors Can End Their 40-Year Title Drought

    The Golden State Warriors made it back to the NBA Finals for the first time since 1975, the same year they last took home a title...

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  3. Another Absurd Feat Barcelona Can Achieve with Champions League Win over Juve

    If Barcelona are able to defeat Juventus in the Champions League final, they will collect their third major trophy of the year...

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  4. Cashner Records Odd Stat Line, Striking out 12 in Fewer Than 5 Innings

    San Diego Padres pitcher Andrew Cashner recorded an unusual stat line in Monday's 7-0 loss to the New York Mets, becoming the first pitcher in the modern era (since 1900) to allow ...

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  5. Kipnis Sets Indians Franchise Record with 51 Hits in May

    Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis recently finished up a historic month, setting a franchise record with his 51 hits in May, according to Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN Stats & Info )...

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  6. Ben Bishop Records 2nd Game 7 Shutout of Postseason

    With Friday's 2-0 win over the New York Rangers to close out the Eastern Conference Final, Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop became the third player in NHL history to record ...

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  7. James Harden Sets NBA Single-Game Playoff Record with 13 Turnovers

    Houston Rockets guard James Harden had a rough night in Wednesday's series-ending Game 5 loss to the Golden State Warriors, setting an NBA single-game playoff record with 13 turnovers, per Sports Illustrated ...

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  8. Jon Lester Sets MLB Record by Going Hitless in 1st 58 At-Bats

    Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester broke an unwanted record upon flying out to deep center field in his first at-bat of Wednesday's game against the Washington Nationals, reaching ...

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  9. Yankees' Rodriguez Passes Gehrig for Most RBI in AL History

    With a three-run home run off Kansas City Royals pitcher Chris Young in the third inning of Wednesday's game, New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez recorded three RBI ...

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  10. 3 Rangers Score 4 Points in Playoff Game, Setting Franchise Record

    New York Rangers forwards Derick Brassard , Rick Nash and J.T. Miller each scored four or more points in Tuesday's 7-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Eastern ...

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  11. Adrian Gonzalez Goes Deep to Reach 1,000 Career RBI

    Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez recorded the 1,000th and 1,001st RBI of his career upon hitting a two-run home run off Atlanta Braves pitcher Julio Teheran in ...

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  12. James to Become 1st Player Since 1966 to Play in 5 Straight NBA Finals

    Following Tuesday's 118-88 Game 4 win over the Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James is set to become the first player since 1966 to play in five consecutive NBA Finals, per Elias Sports Bureau (h/t NBA...

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  13. James Passes Malone for 6th on All-Time Playoff Scoring List

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James passed Karl Malone for sixth place on the NBA 's all-time playoff scoring list during Sunday's 114-111 overtime win over the Atlanta Hawks ...

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  14. Curry Breaks Reggie Miller's Record for 3-Pointers in a Postseason

    Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry made his 59th three-point shot of the 2015 playoffs during Saturday's 115-80 Game 3 win over the Houston Rockets...

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  15. J.R. Smith Sets Cavaliers Playoff Record with 8 3-Pointers Made

    Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith set a franchise playoff record with his eight three-pointers in Wednesday's 97-89 win over the Atlanta Hawks in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, per NBA...

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  16. Curry Makes 6 3-Pointers in 3rd Consecutive Playoff Game

    Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry made six three-pointers in Tuesday's 110-106 Game 1 win over the Houston Rockets, making him the first player in NBA history to hit six or more threes in three consecutive playoff games, per NBA...

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  17. Beltre Becomes 52nd Player with 400 Career Home Runs

    Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre became the 52nd member of the 400 home run club when he hit a solo shot off Cleveland Indians pitcher Bruce Chen in the first inning of ...

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  18. Is American Pharoah Built to End Horse Racing's 37-Year Triple Crown Drought?

    You've heard the name Affirmed a million times, and for good reason. It was Affirmed in 1978 who last won horse racing 's Triple Crown. Since then, a number of horses have come close but ultimately failed on Belmont Park's 1 ½- mile oval...

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  19. Curry Becomes 1st Player with 6 Steals and 6 3-Pointers in Playoff Game

    Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry had six three-pointers and six steals in Wednesday's 98-78 Game 5 win over the Memphis Grizzlies, making him the first player in NBA history ...

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  20. Kluber Notches 18 Strikeouts to Set Interleague Record

    Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber set a record for interleague play with his 18 strikeouts in Wednesday's 2-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals, per Lee Sinins of Complete Baseball Encyclopedia ...

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  21. Can Anyone Stop Mayweather from Retiring with Greatest Undefeated Record Ever?

    A lot has been made of Floyd Mayweather Jr. and the "will he or won't he" rematch with Manny Pacquiao. But now, Pacquiao's surgery and rehabilitation play perfectly into Floyd's pursuit of history...

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  22. Harden Records 1st Playoff Triple-Double of Career

    Houston Rockets guard James Harden recorded the first playoff triple-double of his career Tuesday night, helping his team stave off elimination with a 124-103 Game 5 win over the Los Angeles Clippers, per NBA...

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  23. James Turns in Historic Stat Line in Game 5 Win over Bulls

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James recorded a historic stat line in Tuesday's 106-101 Game 5 win over the Chicago Bulls...

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  24. Xavi Becomes 1st Player with 150 Champions League Appearances

    Barcelona midfielder Xavi became the first footballer with 150 career Champions League appearances when he took the pitch in Tuesday's second-leg semifinal match against Bayern Munich, per ESPN's Paul Carr ...

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  25. Neymar, Messi Become 1st Teammates with 9 Champions League Goals

    Barcelona forward Neymar scored his eighth and ninth goals of this Champions League season in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to Bayern Munich, making him and Lionel Messi the first ...

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