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Texas opens Long Beach Regional with 3-2 win over UCLA

Texas opens Long Beach Regional with 3-2 win over UCLA

UCLA's final game of the season was filled with missed opportunities. Godin - a state track champion in high school - stole second and made it to third on a sacrifice bunt. His one slip-up cost the ...

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Bryce Harper-Hunter Strickland Fight Erupts in MLB Brawl

Both players were ejected from the game and the Major League Baseball is reviewing the incident as is protocol. It got ugly in the scrum, but apparently everyone escaped with minimal damage. "A base...

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Team NZ pay for penalties against Team USA

In Saturday's second race, Land Rover BAR won a thrilling duel against SoftBank Team Japan, with the British boat getting the better of Dean Barker's crew at the start. Ben Ainslie, the BAR skipper,...

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Gareth Bale: Winning Champions League in home city is 'dream come true'

Real Madrid may well have won their 12th Champions League title and their first back-to-back European titles since 1960, but only one man will dominate the headlines: Ronaldo . "The most important...

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Ronaldo and Sir Alex Ferguson share touching moment after CL final

Madrid, though, could have been back in front once more in the 33rd minute when Marcelo got to the byline and picked out Ronaldo in the middle, but the Portugal captain miscued his header and missed t...

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Champions League final: Zidane speaks on defeating Juventus

I'll go as far as I can. Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was crestfallen after seeing his Champions League dream snatched away. Asked about his critics and a season in which he has occasi...

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Finn steps in to fill Woakes void

Having closed out England's pre-tournament series win over South Africa last Saturday by nervelessly defending seven off the final over at Southampton, Mark Wood has joined Liam Plunkett - the man e...

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Murray finds his magic in win over Del Potro

It was tough for Del Potro to accept having given so much to what the Eurosport pundit John McEnroe described as one of the best he has witnessed, but in that moment the match was nearly won and los...

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FC Barcelona president: Ernesto Valverde suits our style

Barcelona have appointed Ernesto Valverde as their head coach on a two-year deal, with an option for a third. Valverde, who had been in charge of Athletic Bilbao for the last 4 seasons, has autho...

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ICC Champions Trophy: India eye record third title

The batsman is a cricket and the fielders are snails. England traditionally goes into One-Day International tournaments flying under the radar, being the underdogs, and their performances over the...

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Alabama executes death row 'Houdini'

Arthur isn't bothering with requesting a last meal either. It began 10 minutes before the death warrant expired, said Alabama Department of Corrections Commissioner Jeff Dunn. When police found ...

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'Insatiable' Real Madrid hailed masters of Europe

DANI ALVES ( Juventus): Only one player has created more chances in the Champions League this season than the Brazilian right-back, who notched up three goals and four assists as an incredibly infl...

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Hazard says Chelsea feels like 'second home' amid Real Madrid links

Eden Hazard has said previously that he is happy at Chelsea . Hazard's return to his best after struggling in the 2015-16 season was rewarded on Sunday when he was named the club's Player of the Y...

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No problems with Kumble and don't spread rumours, says Kohli

I would not speculate. Kumble has enjoyed a lot of success as India coach and has won back five back-to-back Test series, including four at home. "If you (media) write something and it goes wrong,...

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Australia should target Bangladesh bowling, says Maxwell

Australia should target Bangladesh bowling, says Maxwell

Earlier, New Zealand rode on a century by Kane Williamson and excellent batting by Luke Ronchi and Ross Taylor to post a challenging total. But New Zealand who looked on course to a comfortabl...

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Cristiano Ronaldo: Champions League top scorer five years

Madrid's dominant display gives them a 12th Champions League title and makes them the first to win it in successive years since the great AC Milan side of 1989 and 1990. Bonucci's flighted pass from...

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Injured Woakes out of CT

England , set 306 for victory, reached the target with 16 balls to spare, losing just two wickets. "I can still crank it up, though, still hit the 90s (mph) when I want but I really feel it's my consi...

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Ronaldo beats Messi to become leading Champions trophy goal scorer

A smiling Ronaldo, speaking to the press as he sat alongside Ferguson, described a season when they won the league and European Cup double for the first time in 59 years as "fantastic". We are the fir...

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Toni Kroos: Every team needs a Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo's 10 goals from the quarterfinal stage on saw him power past Lionel Messi to become the Champions League's top scorer for a fifth successive season. "Again, I've had an wonderful season", ...

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Two-goal Ronaldo fires Real to 12th European title

Ronaldo's double gave him 42 Real goals this season, spearheading the Spanish giants' first LaLiga and European Cup double since 1957-58. Football legends like Luis Figo, Clarence Seedorf, Ryan Gigg...

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Bale ends season on a high by celebrating title at home

In an exceptional career in which he keeps rewriting the record books, Ronaldo scored twice in Cardiff to become the first player in the 25 seasons of the Champions League era to score in three fi...

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Cavs vow more aggressive, decisive play against Warriors

The Warriors brought in Brown - formerly head coach of the Lakers and the Cleveland Cavaliers , Golden State's opponent in these Finals - knowing his coaching experience would give the Warriors a saf...

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Luka Modric believes Real Madrid will dominate European football for some time

They certainly don't, as the Portuguese star scored 16 goals in his last ten games and a remarkable ten goals across the quarter, semi and final of this year's Champions League - all of which brough...

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Ronaldo pushes Real to its 12th Champions League victory

Real Madrid dominated the front and back pages of Spanish newspapers on Sunday after they beat Juventus 4-1 to win their 12th European Cup. We won the league on the very last day. "It's been a hard ...

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Champions Trophy: Rain rescues Australia against New Zealand at Edgbaston

We gave them a lot of freebies. Kane Williamson of New Zealand is run out by Pat Cummins of Australia during the ICC Champions Trophy match between Australia and New Zealand at Edgbaston. Defe...

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Real Madrid 4 - Juventus 1

A long-range volley by Casemiro put Real back into the lead in the 61st minute, and an excellent assist by Modrić found Ronaldo's boot for another goal shortly after (3:1). "It was a good decision...

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Curry, Durant crush Cavs

If Game 1 is any indication of how the rest of the series will play out, Hayward will have exactly foreseen the outcome. While you're at it take away Durant's 38 points, Curry's 28 and the scoring...

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Crosby, Malkin held blank as Penguins lose Game Three in Nashville

Crosby, Malkin held blank as Penguins lose Game Three in Nashville

Nashville tallied on three occasions in the middle frame, first courtesy of Roman Josi with a strike on the power play to even the score. Before Game 3, all the talk was about Peter Laviolette's...

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Del Potro shows sporting spirit, closes in on Murray clash

Argentinian tennis player Juan Martin del Potro has been praised for climbing over the net to console his sobbing opponent, who was forced to withdraw half-way through their fiercely contested Fren...

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Bale: We've made history and will enjoy the moment

It owed much to Madrid controlling midfield, largely thanks to Modric, who set up Ronaldo's second. Juventus looked the more adventurous side in the first 20 minutes but it was Real who struck f...

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'Young boy' Cristiano Ronaldo still hungry for glory

Cristiano Ronaldo has beaten Lionel Messi to the Champions league top scorer award after netting twice in the final against Juventus . Both Juve and Madrid were playing in their record sixth UE...

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Barcelona Congratulate Rivals Real Madrid On Champions League Conquest

Ronaldo , who scored his 600th career goal, is thrown into the air by his Real Madrid teammates. Zinedine Zidane hailed an historic day for Real Madrid as the Spanish champions became the firs...

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Warriors Coach Mike Brown Still Receives Paychecks from Cavs

The Cavs are not shook by this. Now the test comes in Game 2 Sunday. James was serious. His coach, Tyronn Lue , seemed to speak with just a hint of sarcasm when he said the Warriors are "the be...

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R. Madrid Thumps Juventus 4-1 to Retain UCL Crown

Portugal forward Ronaldo hit Real's first and third goals to become only the second man to score in three European Cup finals and take his career goal tally to 600 for club and country. Imploring hi...

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Five things we learned from the Champions League final

The competitive nature of the Champions League had ensured that no side had retained the trophy since the competition was restructured a quarter of a century ago. Minutes later, Alex Sandro hoisted ...

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Panicked Fans Scatter in Turin after Champions League Soccer Match

Panicked Fans Scatter in Turin after Champions League Soccer Match

Rome: A bomb scare triggered panic among Juventus fans assembled to watch the Champions League final in Turin on Saturday, leaving some 200 supporters injured, according to local police. Afterward...

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Terror attacks strike heart of London; 7 people dead

Police sent out security advice to Londoners on Twitter saying "run, hide, tell" if they were caught in an attack. May said the men attacked "innocent and unarmed civilians" in Borough Market with ...

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Real Madrid star Ronaldo: De Gea 'very

In his home city, the Wales worldwide came off the bench as Madrid claimed a 4-1 win in Sunday's (AEST) final. "I think the people don't have words to criticise me because the numbers don't lie". "Z...

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Truex Jr. Takes Points Lead

Dillon celebrated by diving head first into the infield grass. We had a shot at it again. "I drove my butt off but it wasn't meant to be". Truex can take solace in the fact that he moved up to No....

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Buffon 'cannot explain' Juventus' second-half collapse

Zidane has not yet served two full seasons as a head coach but has a pair of Champions League crowns to his name, adding to the 2002 title he won as a player at the Santiago Bernabeu. - This year's C...

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