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Michigan State dismisses three players charged with sexual assault

Michigan State dismisses three players charged with sexual assault

The charges come on the heels of a separate incident, when a fourth Michigan State football player, Auston Robertson , was charged with third-degree sexual misconduct in April and dismissed fr...

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England hammer NZ in Cardiff

Victory saw England , who beat Bangladesh by eight wickets at the Oval in their Group A opener, into the last four of a tournament featuring the world s top eight one-day global teams regardless of...

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Nadal sails into semifinals; Thiem stuns Djokovic

Nadal sails into semifinals; Thiem stuns Djokovic

Last year's finalist could bounce back immediately after suffering two breaks in the third set, reports Xinhua news agency. He's always a tough guy to play against. Following a quarter-final clash wit...

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Bills cornerback takes Uber from Chicago to Buffalo for OTAs

Bills cornerback takes Uber from Chicago to Buffalo for OTAs

Wright signed on with the Bills after two seasons with the Baltimore Ravens. And lest you believe this is a hoax, Wright himself tweeted out a screenshot of his receipt. Well, know this: It didn't tak...

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James says Warriors different in 2017

James says Warriors different in 2017

Both players are music junkies, and in between workouts they chose to kill some time by writing their own lyrics and heading to the booth, sources told ESPN . The Cavs have not posed a threat. REA...

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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James embraces adversity in NBA Finals

That's been quite evident through two games. They did past year, coming home after losing the first two by a combined 48 points and beginning the turnaround with a 120-90 rout in Game 3 . "We want ...

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Magic Johnson believes Showtime Lakers would sweep Warriors

Magic Johnson believes Showtime Lakers would sweep Warriors

Draymond Green was asked about Magic's comments, and he responded very appropriately. "Nowadays, if you can't shoot a three, you're a liability on the floor. But c'mon, Magic. The Showtime Lakers mig...

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Nashville's success is par(ity) for the course in the National Hockey League

Nashville's success is par(ity) for the course in the National Hockey League

If the National Hockey League and NBC had had their druthers, the Predators would not have swept the Blackhawks in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs , because the first rule of Western Co...

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French Open 2017: Andy Murray sends warning to Martin Klizan

French Open 2017: Andy Murray sends warning to Martin Klizan

Del Potro, who went on to guide Argentina to their first Davis Cup title, was always going to be a danger lurking for one of the top seeds as he continues to work his way back up the rankings after wr...

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Thoughts on the NBA Finals

The Warriors boast two league MVPs; the Cavs have one. "We definitely have a sense of what they're capable of", Love said. Or as Zaza Pachulia , channeling his inner Yogi Berra, put it: "We're no...

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Kyle Walker relishing friendly rivalry with Kieran Trippier at Tottenham and England

Kyle Walker relishing friendly rivalry with Kieran Trippier at Tottenham and England

Ahead of Saturday's clash with Scotland, Trippier has spoken to The Mirror about his call-up, and shared a story of how Spurs boss Pochettino played a prank on him. We get along well, we're two ...

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Griezmann vows to stay with Atletico

It would be dirty move to leave now. "We talked to the leaders and we will be back for next season", added the 26-year-old. That leaves them unable to sign new players until the January window, endi...

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Mariners reportedly strike $70M contract extension with Jean Segura

Mariners reportedly strike $70M contract extension with Jean Segura

Seattle is looking to lock up Segura to be their leadoff hitter and shortstop beyond next season. Though he has been a bit snakebitten by injury this year - Segura is now on the 10-day DL with an an...

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LeBron James testy after Cleveland Cavaliers lose NBA Finals game two

However, ever since the National Basketball Association take of the tickets dropped from 45 percent to 25 percent after the 2015 season, the pain associated with a short series has gotten stronger. Th...

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Djokovic drops 1st 2 sets against Thiem in Paris

Another day with rain in Paris prevented Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal from getting on the court, which means Wednesday they will kick off a jam-packed schedule with simultaneous matches at ...

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French Open Roundup | Nadal and Djokovic enter quarter-finals; Muguruza knocked out

French Open Roundup | Nadal and Djokovic enter quarter-finals; Muguruza knocked out

He'll face 20th-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta in the last eight after the Spaniard knocked off fifth-seeded Milos Raonic 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-7 (6), 6-4, 8-6. Meanwhile, No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki returned ...

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Nadal, Djokovic Held Up in Paris by Weather

On a sunny Court Philippe Chatrier, she lobbed Garcia from the back of the court to give herself two match points. The one-handed backhand player was 0-5 in a head-to-head before today's win. Djokovic...

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Murray says need to learn from US Open defeat to Nishikori

Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki serves against Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko during their quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris , France. Murray's ...

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Warriors convincingly take 2-0 lead

Forward Draymond Green believes comparisons between his Golden State Warriors and great National Basketball Association teams of the past are pointless because of changes in the rules and the imp...

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Man United jump Real on most valuable list

Man United jump Real on most valuable list

With Antoine Griezmann also reportedly ready to commit to Atletico Madrid following their transfer ban, the attention could well turn to Dybala. Mundo Deportivo report that the Argentina global ha...

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Crosby scores early, but Penguins lose 4-1

Ten bad minutes, spread over two games, when their goaltender suddenly fell apart and the bounces went the other way, all at the same time. The two teams will take the ice in Pittsburgh for Game 5 o...

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Warriors coach taking nothing for granted in National Basketball Association finals

Sports' Sam Amick and Jeff Zillgitt discuss that while the Warriors squandered a 2-0 start in last year's NBA Finals , something feels different this year. "They make you pay". The Cleveland Cav...

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Antoine Griezmann to Man Utd

Antoine Griezmann to Man Utd

United are now only the fifth club - alongside Ajax , Chelsea, Juventus and Bayern Munich - to have won all three European trophies. "But three trophies in the season, Champions League , Euro...

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Title-chasing Thiem gears up for tough Nadal test

Title-chasing Thiem gears up for tough Nadal test

After a tight first set which Thiem took after prevailing 7-5 in the tiebreak, the Austrian cruised to his first win in six meetings with the 12-time major victor. Open or so". Along the way, he spl...

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Switzerland's Bacsinszky Reaches Women's Semi-Finals On A Rainy Day

Ostapenko blasted Wozniacki off the court with raw power on a day heavily interrupted by rain at Roland Garros , hitting 38 winners to her opponent's six for a 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 victory. "Serena hasn't t...

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Skipper Kohli calls for improvement in fielding

Skipper Kohli calls for improvement in fielding

Hardik Pandya added the final touch by hitting three consecutive sixes in the final over off Imad Wasim to help India finish with 319/3 on the board in their 48 overs. South Africa are coming off a...

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Appreciating the 2017 NBA Finals

This is the first time two teams have ever clashed in the NBA Finals three years in a row. Will Cleveland be able to make this a series? The Warriors, on the other hand, have gotten key contri...

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Warriors' Draymond Green weighs in on best-player debate

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are headed home in a familiar spot after the first two games of the NBA Finals . Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, right, shoots against Gold...

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Late victor as Blues beat Lions in Auckland

Late victor as Blues beat Lions in Auckland

Some of their star names sat out that match, but Wednesday's team features eight All Blacks though they are waiting on the fitness of Sonny Bill Williams who is nursing a knee injury. The second h...

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Bill Belichick says Patriots follow National Football League injury report rules

Bill Belichick says Patriots follow National Football League injury report rules

Brady was not listed with a concussion on any of the Patriots' injury reports last season. Belichick was asked about the organization's response to Bundchen's comment when he held a media sessio...

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Need to learn from US Open defeat to Nishikori, says Murray

Need to learn from US Open defeat to Nishikori, says Murray

He now faces Kei Nishikori tomorrow in the quarter-finals following an emphatic straight-sets victory over the risky Russian, Karen Khachanov , in the fourth round yesterday. "Actually I'm very bad...

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Warriors double NBA lead

Regis Hotel this morning to head to Cleveland with two losses following him home. The Cleveland Cavaliers - and, by extension, LeBron James - knew they had to win Game 2 of the NBA Finals ...

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New Zealand keen to carry on Australia form into England clash

The New Zealand team were set to play England in Cardiff on Tuesday night (NZ time) in a match that, thanks to the weather, has become more vital than it might have otherwise been. Morgan's men ...

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Austin Dillon Earns 1st-Ever Cup Win at NASCAR at Charlotte 2017

When asked if he's surprised that Dillon had enough gas to reach the finish line, Busch said, "I'm not surprised by anything". "I was just really focused on those last laps". Bad weather caused the le...

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Tyronn Lue says no major changes for Cavs for Game 3

Tyronn Lue says no major changes for Cavs for Game 3

It's going to be tough to guard him one-on-one, anyway, so having LeBron off the ball where he's able to get some steals and roam a little bit and play free safety, it was good for us. "It takes a men...

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Thad Matta out as Ohio State coach

Thad Matta out as Ohio State coach

After Jent left the Cavs he became an assistant at Ohio State , where he worked for Thad Matta until 2013. Jent isn't the sexiest name being tied to the opening, but that doesn't mean he wouldn't...

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Juventus coach Allegri extends contract through 2020

Juventus coach Allegri extends contract through 2020

Since taking over at Juventus Stadium in 2014, he has won the domestic double each season and has a 69 per cent winning rate. Juventus created history in Italian football , however, by becoming the...

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Nebraska soccer association apologizes to girl

Tournament officials cite an error on team forms for the disqualification. Some of soccer's biggest female stars showed support for Hernandez, including World Cup victor Mia Hamm and two-time Ol...

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Golden: Durant's dominance has made NBA Finals a mismatch

Cavs superstar LeBron James was asked what comparison he would make between last year's series at this juncture and this year's 2-0 deficit and resultant must-win situation in Game 3 at The Q. Tha...

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Match against India is just another game: Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali

Match against India is just another game: Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali

He felt that England would be under more pressure than Bangladesh going into the tournament opener. Currently, the England cricket team is slightly tough with their strength. "With the amount ...

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