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Ticket scalpers charge up to $1700 for CL final

I've experienced it as a player and as a coach. He was a footballer, he knows Madrid and the club very well and all the players. "They are used to winning finals, we on the other hand have lost quit...

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Champions League final: Real Madrid, Juventus eye history in Cardiff

But while the top club competition in global soccer has a habit of providing alluring story lines, the romance on Saturday is likely to come from elsewhere. While some criticised Ronaldo for his errat...

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Michigan's Perry back with football team as he awaits trial

Michigan's Perry back with football team as he awaits trial

He was charged in December. MI moved to Nike and the Jordan Jumpman brand last season. His case has not been resolved at this time. "We talked about it when we first signed up with Nike that would...

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Renewed champion Aldo takes on contender Holloway at UFC 212

Renewed champion Aldo takes on contender Holloway at UFC 212

If this is Aldo scoring wee pops at McGregor, it's very, very sneakily done. "Definitely a lot is at stake in this fight as not only both champions Aldo and Holloway will finally square off to becom...

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Gianluigi Buffon eyes final fairytale with Juventus

On Friday, last minute preparations were still under way in the city centre and there was already a heavy police presence both of armed and non-armed officers, along with facial recognition teams, wh...

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Cornet, Garcia advance in boost for home fans at French Open

Cornet, Garcia advance in boost for home fans at French Open

Murray has won six of their previous nine matchups, including for the gold medal in Brazil and their only previous Grand Slam meeting, way back at the 2008 U.S. The Frenchwoman flummoxed the Polish ni...

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Tout warning ahead of Champions League final after tickets stolen from hotel

When you lose a final you find yourself back there in your mind and you'd love to play it again. Gianluigi Buffon during training at the National Stadium of Wales, Cardiff. "I have to exclude th...

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England's Chris Woakes ruled out of tournament with strain

England's Chris Woakes ruled out of tournament with strain

Plunkett has already made a decent fist of the emergency assignment, his 4-59 in the hosts' emphatic opening win over Bangladesh taking his annual one-day global wickets tally to 24 in 10 matches. "...

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Champions League Final Preview

Tomorrow we have got to win. "We have to have the belief that we can bring the cup home and we have to be fiendish to strike when Real offer us an opening". "He's a bit like me, he's an optimist and...

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Putin ridicules claims of meddling in U.S. vote

Putin, in an exclusive interview with Kelly, insisted the hackers could have come from "anywhere" and then they could have - in a savvy and professional way - shifted the blame to make it look like Ru...

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Ernesto Valverde named as new Barcelona manager

Ernesto Valverde named as new Barcelona manager

Enrique announced in March that he would be leaving Barcelona . Valverde will be officially unveiled before the media Thursday. Here, we looks at five things you should know about the new Barca ...

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Subban: 'We're going to win the next game'

Despite coming away with the series-opening win, the Pittsburgh Penguins admitted Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final was not their best effort. Murray finished with 37 saves in all as he helped mov...

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Penguins up 2-0, but center iffy

Penguins up 2-0, but center iffy

Crosby finished with two assists, and Matt Murray with 23 saves, while Rinne made only seven saves while facing 12 shots. Now what if the Rinne of the first three rounds arrives with all the nois...

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Penguins' Nick Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3

Here's the play that felled Bonino in Game 2 , blocking a P.K. Subban shot on a 3v5, and still trying to get in the lane to block another. Stats say: The Predators might need a pseudo-guarantee t...

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Penguins' Bonino might miss Game 3

Penguins' Bonino might miss Game 3

Subban. "With different situations, you want to be ready and learn from them and be ready for the next one". That's where Pittsburgh's leadership has really come into play. "With a guy like Tanger...

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Gianluigi Buffon desperate to seize missing Champions League medal

Real Madrid are looking to retain their Champions League crown after having won the competition past year - and become the first team to do so. A flawless set-up for an enthralling encounter. Madri...

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Ticket prices soaring through the roof for Champions League Final

Football fans are being warned not to buy tickets for the Champions League final on the street as they could be stolen. The Real Madrid star is the only player in the world who scored in the 200...

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But could be last as Arsenal boss

The Gunners boss has come in for stinging condemnation from a host of his ex-players following a poor season and has yet to publicly announce if he will remain at the helm beyond next month. As news...

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UCL: We have 'appointment with history' - Sergio Ramos

This time there's a chance to achieve something yet to be achieved in 25 seasons of the competition . Real Madrid will feel the same as well, as Zinedine Zidane's men look to become the first t...

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Champions League final: Juventus vs Real Madrid

Ronaldo enters the Champions League final playing his best soccer of the season, peaking at the right time as Real Madrid gets ready to take on Juventus on Saturday in Cardiff , Wales. They a...

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Juventus vs Real Madrid 3 June 2017: UCL Preview and Predictions

Still, it is worth noting that Madrid have made a couple of prudent signings themselves in recent years, most notably Dani Carvajal and Marcelo, both of whom were bought for €6.5m. He'll no doubt he...

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SI features LeBron James and Stephen Curry on NBA Finals' Issue cover

Two years ago, the Warriors defeated the Cavaliers in six games to win their first National Basketball Association title in 40 years. So good are the Warriors, who have finished with the NBA's b...

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Ronaldo 'Always Believed' he would beat Messi to 100 Champions League Goals

The charter plane carrying relatives of Real Madrid players was delayed for more than an hour in Spain because of the high number of flights arriving at Cardiff's airport for the Champions League...

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Plane delay for relatives of Real Madrid players

Eleven-time champions Real are aiming to become the first team since 1989 and 1990 when AC Milan retained the trophy. If the 39-year-old Buffon finally lifts the European Cup on Saturday following a...

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Ghana-born Desailly tips Juventus to beat Madrid for Champions League glory

The Frenchman was speaking ahead of Real's Champions League final against Juventus in Cardiff tonight as the club looks to retain the trophy and, in doing so, claim a 12th European Cup. It's par...

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Real Madrid's campaign in the Champions League

If Real win on Saturday, Zidane will be the first manager to win back to back European Cups since AC Milan's Arrigo Sacchi in 1989 and 1990. The much-loved legend has seen the pain of losing t...

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Juventus open talks with a Liverpool star

Juventus open talks with a Liverpool star

He's one of these good players and I'm quite positive". Criticism from fans towards his lacklustre displays following the turn of the year and his apparent refusal to sign a new deal has since come ...

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Buffon knows his last CL chance is upon him

And he duly added another hat-trick in the semi-finals against Atletico Madrid to carry Real to the final in Cardiff this weekend. Real Madrid easily advanced from a group containing Sporting ...

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Juventus vs Real Madrid

What's more, he'll have done it his way, shying away from expensive signings last summer in favour of a, dare it be said, Barcelona-like approach of trusting the club's academy players, the likes of M...

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Juventus, Zidane, Football History in Cardiff

And he duly added another hat-trick in the semi-finals against Atletico Madrid to carry Real to the final in Cardiff this weekend. The loss dropped Juve's Champions final record to 2-6 with their last...

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The Senators Pestered The Shit Out Of Sidney Crosby

The Ottawa Senators survived to force a Game 7 in Pittsburgh after a hand-wringing, nail-biting 2-1 win. Rowney, a rookie who played 27 regular-season games and registered four assists, had three ...

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#1 Seed Angelique Kerber Upset in First Round

Victory was a bonus for Petra Kvitova as the Czech left-hander made an emotional return to the limelight at the French Open on Sunday, breezing into the second round in her first competitive match...

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Andretti backs Alonso for Indy 500 glory

Andretti backs Alonso for Indy 500 glory

In choosing the Brickyard over the iconic Monaco GP, Alonso is attempting to be just the ninth rookie to win what's been dubbed "the greatest spectacle in racing". "Let's see what the outcome is". ...

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Champions Trophy: India hold edge over Pakistan, admits Afridi

The tournament is being played from 1 to 18 June in England and Wales where India begins its journey on June 4th against Pakistan . "Terror and sports can not go hand in hand", Goel added, ...

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Real Madrid fan Rafael Nadal hopes for more European glory

The Brazilian right-back won three Champions League titles with Barcelona and when he signed for Juve past year, Buffon sent him a text message telling him to bring his expertise in the tourna...

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Sportswriter Fired for Controversial Indianapolis 500 Tweet

Sportswriter Fired for Controversial Indianapolis 500 Tweet

The Dale Coyne Racing driver caught minimal damage in the Scott Dixon, Jay Howard crash on Lap 45, and the team spent the first half responding to it. I was thinking at that moment if Zak (Brown) or s...

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Real Madrid vs. Juventus 2017 live stream

Zidane had a hand in Madrid's ninth, 10th and 11th European triumphs - as a player, assistant coach and head coach - and the quest for the "Duodecima" (12th) brings him up against an old flame. Wales ...

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Zack Greinke strikes out 12 in Diamondbacks' victory, nearly goes distance

Zack Greinke strikes out 12 in Diamondbacks' victory, nearly goes distance

The White Sox (20-23) saw their modest three-game winning streak snapped. On Monday night at Chase Field, the D-backs and White Sox were scoreless as starters Miguel Gonzalez and Zack Greinke ...

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Game experience best way to prepare for Golden State Warriors

Kerr has been out since Game 2 of the Warriors' first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers . Stephen Curry's Golden State Warriors didn't face very much adversity in Game 1 of ...

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Ashley Chase | Penguins shoot to thrill in third-period frenzy

It's like a preparation for the disappointment you know you're going to face. There were no goals scored in the second period but the Penguins made up for that in the third by scoring three times ...

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