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Warriors Beat Nuggets to Match Best NBA Start of 15-0

The Golden State Warriors defeated the host Denver Nuggets 118-105 on Sunday to equal the best start to a season in NBA history with their 15th win of 2015.

The reigning NBA champion Warriors matched the record 15-0 opening achieved by Washington in 1948-49 and by the Houston Rockets in 1993-94.

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China World Cup Apology Misses Target

Chinese football authorities have apologized for the national team's poor showing in 2018 World Cup qualifying, but fans denounced their remorse Monday as missing the goal.

Last week, a 0-0 draw with Hong Kong -- when the semi-autonomous territory's fans jeered the national anthem they share with the mainland -- left China hopes of reached Russia 2018 hanging by a thread.

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Spurs Title Talk is Premature, Says Pochettino

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino played down his side's title chances after they closed to within four points of the Premier League summit by overwhelming West Ham United 4-1.

Harry Kane scored twice, his seventh and eighth goals in five games, and defenders Toby Alderweireld and Kyle Walker were also on target at White Hart Lane on Sunday as Pochettino's enterprising young team equaled the club record of 12 consecutive Premier League games without defeat.

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Defiant Wenger Expects Arsenal to Avoid Euro Exit

Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal can still salvage their calamitous Champions League campaign as they prepare for Tuesday's do-or-die showdown with Dinamo Zagreb.

Wenger's side are on brink of a stunning failure to make the knockout stages for the first time in 16 years after three defeats from their four Group F fixtures.

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I Thought I was Going to Die, Says Blatter

Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter revealed Sunday that he feared he was dying during a recent health scare.

The 79-year-old, who has been banned for 90 days as the ongoing probe into widespread corruption at football's world governing body, was hospitalized earlier this month suffering from stress.

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Free-Scoring Inter Go Two Points Clear

Goal-shy title contenders Inter Milan found their scoring boots in timely fashion on Sunday with a 4-0 win over Frosinone that fired Roberto Mancini's men two points clear in Serie A.

Inter's defensive game has been the bedrock of their push for a first title since their treble-winning season in 2010, although the Nerazzurri have also been conspicuously short of goals.

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Marseille Win at End of Emotional Weekend in France

Lassana Diarra played 90 minutes for Marseille in their 2-0 win at Saint-Etienne that rounded off an emotional weekend in France marked by tributes to the victims of the Paris terror attacks.

Diarra, whose cousin was fatally wounded in the capital on November 13, only returned to training on Saturday having spent time with his family after being on international duty for France.

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James Storms Off in Frustration as Cavaliers Romp

LeBron James walked off the court in frustration at bad passes and silly turnovers Saturday -- and that was with Cleveland leading by a game-high 26 points in an NBA romp over Atlanta.

The superstar playmaker had 19 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists while Kevin Love had 25 points and 11 rebounds to spark the Cavaliers, who boosted the best record in the Eastern Conference to 10-3.

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Nadal Eyes Downing Djokovic in 2016

Rafael Nadal said he would have to redouble his efforts to return to form after the worst year of his career if he is to get the better of world number one Novak Djokovic next year.

Nadal's world ranking sunk to number 10 in 2015 when his long reign as French Open champion ended, before embarrassingly early exits from Wimbledon and the U.S. Open.

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Van Gaal Confirms Interest in Ronaldo Return

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal confirmed Sunday that he would be interested in bringing Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford, six years after the superstar left for Real Madrid.

Van Gaal, quoted by several British Sunday newspapers, said: "We are looking at all players, not just Ronaldo. But these players are mostly ungettable.

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