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Patriots edge Chiefs in thriller as Brady outduels Mahomes … for now

New England inflicted defeat on Kansas City for the first time this season but the Chiefs showed they will be a power for years to comeIt had all the elements to be the game of the NFL season so far. One one side was the most exciting young player in t…

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The NFL’s current “roughing the passer” rule might be historically bad

The rule is so unpopular that even quarterbacks – the players it is supposed to protect – don’t like it. Don’t expect a quick reaction from the league thoughMiami Dolphins defensive end William Hayes was trying to avoid a penalty, instead he tore his A…

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Mahomes’ and Garoppolo’s differing Sundays show beauty and cruelty of NFL

The most exciting QB in the league celebrated a record, while last year’s best regular-season story crumpled in a freak injuryWithin the span of a single game on Sunday, we saw one team’s best case scenario for their young quarterback play out and the …

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Red Sox clinch AL East under the watch of first-time manager Alex Cora

It’s been a memorable year for the first-time manager, whose Red Sox have dominated baseball. But he has not ignored the plight back home in Puerto RicoWith last night’s 11-6 win over the New York Yankees, the Boston Red Sox have clinched the American …

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How the NFL stumbled its way into becoming Trump’s top target

The league thinks it can appease the president on player protests, but Trump’s latest broadside makes it clear that’s not the caseIt’s funny. It’s almost as if the president wants people talking about a handful of NFL players taking a knee at the start…

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Trump tweet exposes differing drives of LeBron James and Michael Jordan

The Chicago Bulls legend offered lukewarm support after James was attacked by the president. But both men are more than capable of standing up for what they believeMichael Jordan was going to have to respond, there was no way around it. With seemingly …

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LeBron’s Lakers to competitive balance: NBA free agency winners and losers

A look back at the wildest few days of free agency in recent history: the winners (the Warriors, again), the losers (the Cavaliers, again) and all things King JamesAfter the Golden State Warriors swept to this year’s title, the joke was that the real N…

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James Harden is a deserving NBA MVP even if fans find him hard to love

After several second-place finishes, the Houston Rockets star has won his first MVP award, capping off a year in which he proved his critics wrongJames Harden was literally speechless when he was named the NBA’s most valuable player on Monday night: he…

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NBA end of season awards: LeBron’s brilliance to the mystery of Markelle Fultz

JR Smith runs out of time while Bryan Colangelo (allegedly) spends too much time online in our highlights and lowlights of the 2017-2018 seasonIt may be hard to appreciate now after its rather abrupt ending, but it was a fun NBA season. While the “real…

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Which team will LeBron James head to after defeat in the NBA finals?

Following the Cleveland Cavaliers’ loss to the Golden State Warriors, the best player in basketball is facing free agency. Where will he end up next?In some respects you should feel sorry for the Golden State Warriors. They’ve just won a second straigh…

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Golden State Warriors v Cleveland Cavaliers: NBA finals Game 4 – live!

Reigning champions will win title with victory in ClevelandEmail hunter.felt.freelance@theguardian.com or tweet @HunterFelt 7.17pm BST Hunter will be here shortly. In the meantime, here’s Oliver Connolly on the Warriors’ magnificence: There was a momen…

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Golden State Warriors v Cleveland Cavaliers: NBA finals Game 2 – live!

Stephen Curry and Co look to take 2-0 series lead on home courtKareem Abdul-Jabbar: Is LeBron James a better player than me?Email hunter.felt.freelance@theguardian.com or tweet @HunterFelt 1.16am BST Cavaliers 2-4 Warriors, 10:41, 1st quarterAnd JaVale…

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Cleveland Cavaliers v Golden State Warriors: NBA finals Game 1 – live!

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Am I a better player than LeBron James?Email hunter.felt.freelance@theguardian.com or tweet @HunterFelt 1.50am BST Quick answers here: the Cavs absolutely have a shot here and I find what’s going on in Philly is hilarious. 1.48am B…

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Golden State Warriors v Houston Rockets: NBA Western Conference finals Game 7 – live!

Winner will face Cleveland Cavaliers in NBA finalsEmail hunter.felt.freelance@theguardian.com or tweet @HunterFelt 1.34am BST Chris PaulThe official word on Chris Paul.Chris Paul is OUT for Game 7.I’ve been told if the Rockets advance to the NBA Finals…

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Game 7 defeat was the beginning, not the end, for the Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics were not expected to challenge for a place in the NBA finals after injuries ravaged the team. But the future is brightAs fiercely fought as it was, Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals ended with an embrace, with LeBron James hugg…

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Cleveland Cavaliers v Boston Celtics: NBA Eastern Conference finals Game 7 – live!

Teams meet in Boston to decide place in NBA finalsEmail hunter.felt.freelance@theguardian.com or tweet @HunterFelt 3.18pm BST Hunter will be here shortly. In the meantime, here’s the latest from the Western Conference finals:Klay Thompson hit nine thre…

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Indiana Pacers v Cleveland Cavaliers: NBA Eastern Conference quarter-finals, Game 7 – live!

LeBron James and the Cavaliers face must-win playoff gameTweet Hunter at @HunterFelt or email himCeltics win Game 7 over Bucks as Warriors take Round 2 opener 6.50pm BST Pacers 16-31 Cavaliers, end of the 1stThis could get ugly super-quick. As they hit…

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NFL draft: Grading the winners and losers and everything in between

The 2018 NFL draft is in the books. We grade out the winners (the Cleveland Browns – no, seriously), losers (Lamar Jackson) and who frustrated the winners and losers alike (the New England Patriots)Let’s get the obvious out of the way first: judging th…

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NFL draft 2018: Browns pick first as Josh Allen caught up in controversy – live!

Cleveland own picks No1 and No4 in 2018 draftNew York Giants and Jets will select at No2 and No3 respectivelyTop prospect Allen could fall after offensive high school tweets emergeEmail hunter.felt.freelance@theguardian.com or tweet @HunterFelt 12.48am…

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Is it the end of the San Antonio Spurs’ remarkable era of NBA success?

Gregg Popovich’s team, the most consistently successful in the NBA, faces an uncertain future after elimination at the hands of the Golden State WarriorsEven things that seem like they will last forever, like the reign of the NBA’s most consistently su…