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Jason Kidd irked by Dallas Mavericks shot selection after blowing lead in Game 2

SAN FRANCISCO — Coach Jason Kidd blamed the Dallas Mavericks’ one-dimensional offensive approach for blowing a 19-point lead in Friday’s 126-117 loss to the Golden State Warriors, criticizing his team for relying too heavily on the 3-point shot during Game 2 of the Western Conference finals. The Mavs made 21 of 45 3-point attempts in …

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Several viewing opportunities of the International Space Station through the upcoming weekend

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) – The International Space Station’s orbit around Earth will bring it over the Texoma allowing for several great viewing opportunities, which is ultimately dependent on cloud cover. It will appear as a bright star that will move quickly across the sky. Next best ISS viewing opportunity(KSWO) Date Visible Max Height* Appears Disappears …

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Golden State Warriors ‘MVP’ Kevon Looney fuels classic third-quarter barrage to take Game 2

2:25 AM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SAN FRANCISCO — The Golden State Warriors have a history of big third quarters. No one exactly knows why. Maybe Warriors head coach Steve Kerr gives the best halftime speech around. Maybe it takes them 24 minutes to fully assess how their opponent is approaching the game. Maybe they need …

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Josh Rojas hits 3 of Arizona Diamondbacks’ 7 home runs vs. Chicago Cubs in career first

CHICAGO — Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Josh Rojas, who had yet to record a home run this season, hit three of them Friday afternoon in a 10-6 win over the Chicago Cubs, becoming the 13th player in team history to accomplish the feat. “This was a pretty good feeling, especially coming into the game with …

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Will Zalatoris surges to 1-shot lead at the PGA Championship; Bubba Watson fires record-tying 63

TULSA, Okla. — The Oklahoma wind came sweeping through Southern Hills and then swiftly left town in time for Will Zalatoris, Bubba Watson and yes, even Tiger Woods, to bring a sleepy PGA Championship to life on Friday. Zalatoris hit the ball on the button whether he was in the fairway or the rough, running …

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Trevor Story’s slam snagged by former Boston Red Sox LF Jonny Gomes in Monster seats

BOSTON — Red Sox second baseman Trevor Story connected again Friday night — this time with a former Boston player seated atop the Green Monster. Story, who hit three home runs in Boston’s victory Thursday, launched a grand slam to give the Red Sox a 4-0 lead over Seattle in the third inning. Former Red …

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Mission NGO defends Johnny Depp amid Amber Heard claims

A women’s abuse group voiced support for Johnny De on Friday — joining a growing chorus of the actor’s female friends and co-stars who have defended him amid claims he physically and sexually abused ex Amber Heard. Mission NGO, a nonprofit that fights violence against women and children worldwide, expressed “compassion” for the 58-year-old “Pirates …

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Marcus Smart, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Rudy Gobert headline NBA’s All-Defensive teams

8:38 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo highlighted the 2021-22 NBA All-Defensive teams, which were announced on Friday night. Smart, the league’s 2021-22 Defensive Player of the Year, earned his third first-team nod. He was joined at the guard spot by …

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Tiger Woods (+3) shoots 1-under 69 in second round to make a cut at the PGA Championship

TULSA, Okla. — Tiger Woods will be around for the weekend at the 104th PGA Championship at Southern Hills Country Club. Needing to avoid a bogey down the stretch to stay on the right side of the cut line, the 15-time major champion did better than that, with a birdie on the 16th hole. He …

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