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Predators expected to stick with Rinne in goal for Game Three

The. "We gotta play a full 60, and we will next game", he said. It would be a stretch to say that the Predators would have pulled out a Game 2 victory if not for their excess of penalties - Rinne's ...

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England, Bangladesh to lock horns in Champions Trophy opener today

Fifth in the ICC ODI rankings, England's rise since exiting the 2015 World Cup on a dismal note has been rapid. In both the games they were confident. Despite of not being among the runs, Mahendra ...

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Amla, Tahir guide South Africa to big win over Sri Lanka

South Africa have only failed to progress from the group stage twice in ICC Champions Trophy history, and they laid the foundations for yet more success with an impressive opening performance in ...

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FS1's Mike Hill rips co-worker Jason Whitlock on Twitter

The former sports journalist called James' statement about it being tough to be Black "a lie", and outlined his own privileged lifestyle before noting "I'm not almost as rich as LeBron James " to s...

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Champions Trophy: Butt wants Pak players to enjoy 'pressure game' against India

Last few contests between these two rivals have largely been one-sided with India emerging victorious comprehensively, but that does not take away the shine from this match. Group B sees South Afric...

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Pakistan will do something out of the box against India: Sarfraz

Pakistan will do something out of the box against India: Sarfraz

He didn't wish to elaborate on why the BCCI invited coaches' application despite Kumble's phenomenal record. "The one who performs better on match day is the one who is going to win the match ", ...

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Del Potro praises 'smart' Murray

He played really good tennis in the last couple of sets and will feel very happy that he managed to impose his tennis on Del Potro. It was hard to know whether it was cause or effect, but Murray was...

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Juventus boss Max Allegri rues Champions League defeat after 'static' second half

The long, arduous journey to European glory culminated under the roof in Wales, where Zinedine Zidane's men showed their killer instinct to win the title for the third time in four seasons. "( Gianl...

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John Terry gives critics short shrift over Chelsea send off

Terry quite frankly, doesn't care what you think about him, or his send off, as he said in a press conference ahead of Saturday's FA Cup with Arsenal . After 381 appearances and 164 goals, Drogba wa...

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5 things we learned from Golden State Warriors' Game 1 victory

Kevin Durant drove through the lane untouched for dazzling dunks. Here's Durant running the floor - only to get another wide open dunk because Cleveland's J.R. "There's no time to be disappointed",...

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Slowing Warriors at rim key for Cavaliers

The Cavaliers have been in much more dire straits before than losing Game 1 on the road. So while he was tweeting on Thursday about Santa Claus and Australian Rules Football, Durant was dunking on...

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Ronaldo inspires Real Madrid to historic Champions League victory

Juve conceded more goals on Saturday than the three they had in the 12 games they played to reach the final as a much-vaunted Real attack v Juve defence scenario went emphatically Madrid's way. Both g...

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Sri Lanka skipper banned for two ODIs

This century was his 25th and it took him 151 innings to get there, faster than anyone else. "It was an unbelievable innings by Hashim". Because of his brilliant century, Hashim Amla is our Hatk...

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Rihanna's heckling and dabbing steals National Basketball Association finals spotlight

After a year's worth of anticipating what the new-and-improved Golden State Warriors (playoffs version) might be like in the flesh, they now know. All the NBA Finals talk Friday morning on soc...

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Nashville helps Preds' celebrate history with 1st Cup Final

Guentzel, already with two game-winning goals in the series , put the Penguins up 1-0 on their second shot with a wrister off a rebound of Ian Cole that beat Rinne just 2:46 into the game . ...

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'71 Lions revolutionised New Zealand rugby

These show that while the game might change in look and style, the emotion and intensity remains the same. Advantage All Blacks, says England rugby coach Eddie Jones. Kit manufacturers adidas went...

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Real Madrid defeats Juventus in UEFA Champions League final

Real Madrid defeats Juventus in UEFA Champions League final

We're working hard. We worked hard all season, thinking we could achieve things because in the long run everyone's been very important. It's been a spectacular year. "I can not confirm I will be here ...

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Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has plenty riding on Game 7 vs. Senators

Facing elimination, they did it once again in beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 to force a Game 7 in the Eastern Conference finals, this time wiping out an early deficit to push the Penguins to ...

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Bangladesh getting better too: Mashrafe Mortaza warns England

Bangladesh getting better too: Mashrafe Mortaza warns England

However, it's the bowling where Pakistan may just have a slight edge as Amir, Wahab and Junaid are tough to face if there's cloud cover. "I've been fortunate to play with some fantastic cricketers o...

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Cavaliers face season-defining test in Game 2 vs. Warriors

The "Love on the Brain" singer watched as her beloved Cleveland Cavaliers took on the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena in Oakland , CA. Translation: Do anything and everything possible to ...

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Cavaliers to Increase Physicality With Warriors in Game 2

Then our ball movement and our flow allows everyone else to get baskets as well. "I mean, you take one of the best teams that we had ever assembled a year ago, that we saw in the regular season and ...

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Cavaliers vow to improve after Game 1 drubbing

James added: "There's nothing that really needs to be said". "They don't have a lot of shot blocking on the floor, so when they go small, we can get to the paint and get pretty much anything we want...

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VVS Laxman: Indian Cricket Team Favorites in Champions Trophy

India and Pakistan will start their campaign in the Champions Trophy with a much anticipated Group B clash in Birmingham on Sunday. When asked about the team's preparations for Sunday's match ...

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Warriors ready for third straight NBA Finals appearance

They have won 27 of their past 28 overall games (including the regular season) and six straight road playoff games, a franchise record. Unsure if the beloved veteran will return, the crowd serenaded...

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NFL Owners Pass Four Rule Changes, Allow More Celebrations

NFL Owners Pass Four Rule Changes, Allow More Celebrations

This year, most of those celebrations would be allowed. The NFL's 32 owners also voted to shorten overtime periods from the traditional 15 minutes to 10 minutes. The NFL has finally relaxed ...

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Zunino's grand slam, 7 RBIs power Mariners past Rays 9-2

Zunino's grand slam, 7 RBIs power Mariners past Rays 9-2

Corey Dickerson hit Seattle starter Sam Gaviglio's third pitch over the rightfield fence on Saturday night for his Rays team record breaking sixth leadoff homer and 13th overall. But since then, h...

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Champions League final - Juventus v Real Madrid

Only 18 months into his first head coaching job, the France great is lifting his fifth trophy with Real Madrid . Juventus impressed in the first-half, with their trademark defensive solidity keep...

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WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open sixth day

Bulgarian 11th seed Grigor Dimitrov , bidding to make the last 16 of the clay-court Grand Slam for the first time, looked fit, sharp and focused as he raced to a 4-0 lead in the first set against Spa...

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Performer: Ringling was a 'compass' for others

A performer hugs a young girl on the show floor after the final performance of the Ringling Bros . and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Uniondale, N.Y. Ashley Byrne of Brooklyn was al...

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Toyota dockside in Bermuda: Team New Zealand's big America's Cup gamble

Team New Zealand have taken a risk with the selection of Ben Ainslie Racing as their semifinal opponent in this week's America's Cup play-offs, but the pay-off for that gamble could come in the ...

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Sebastian Vettel: Switch with Kimi Raikkonen wasn't planned

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates with his second placed teammate Kimi Raikkonen of Finland, left, after winning the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack in Mon...

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It's your Game Three Stanley Cup Final preview

Subban and Mattias Ekholm on the blueline while the Pens have a defence of other guys. Jake Guentzel scored his playoff-leading 13th goal as he nears the National Hockey League rookie record, but...

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Andy Murray cruises into fourth round of French Open

Anderson twice recovered from a set down to advance 6-7 (6/8), 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 in just under four hours in a duel between two players born in Johannesburg. He called for umpire Carlos Bernard...

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Warriors GM on Steve Kerr: 'It's still the status quo'

Instead, they now feel like a group equipped to try to take down the Warriors in a shootout, rather than knock them out in a slugfest. And while there were plenty of outside factors at play that aided...

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Real Madrid wins UEFA Champions League

The 27-year-old said: "I didn't expect it would be possible to defend this title as it's so hard to win it once". The Champions League , the European Cup , whatever you want to call it the competi...

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We have plans in place for Kohli: Pakistan skipper

Amir fondly remembers his two wickets in the Champions Trophy win over India at Centurion in 2009, including the memorable wicket of Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar. "There are all kinds of possibi...

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No problems with Anil Kumble, don't spread rumours: Virat Kohli

No problems with Anil Kumble, don't spread rumours: Virat Kohli

They qualified for the Champions Trophy as the eighth-ranked nation when the cut-off was applied in September 2015, and their position in the ICC ODI rankings hasn't changed in the time since then. ...

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Cavaliers try to adjust on both ends after Game 1 beating

The Golden State Warriors entered their third straight National Basketball Association finals Thursday evening in a familiar position. Game 2 will provide an opportunity for James to add to ...

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Bale left out of Real starting line-up in final v Juventus

Ronaldo was nine adrift of Messi going into the quarter-finals this season, but eight goals in two ties against Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid brought him back into contention before the Juve clash...

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Arsenal legend Liam Brady plants himself firmly in the Wenger camp

Arsenal legend Liam Brady plants himself firmly in the Wenger camp

But after Sunday's 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough secured Liverpool's return to the Champions League , Coutinho told ESPN Brazil: " Speculations are for journalists only ". "I don't understand ...

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