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New Zealand fined for slow over-rate in England defeat

Together with Ross Taylor (39), Williamson stitched 95 runs for the third wicket to keep New Zealand in the hunt. But fast bowler Wood made the key breakthrough to dismiss the star batsman. Morg...

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Departing champion Muguruza breaks down in tears

Three more wins would see her become the first home victor of a singles title at Roland Garros since Mary Pierce in 2000, but there must be some concern over how much physical and emotional energy she...

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Kevin Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

The temptation is to be highly critical of the Cavaliers. Kevin Durant and his Golden State Warriors moved one game closer to winning the 2017 National Basketball Association title with Wednes...

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London attacks: Two of the three killers identified

London attacks: Two of the three killers identified

May hit back by criticising Corbyn, a pacifist who has opposed some security legislation in parliament and expressed reservations in the past about police responding to armed attackers with "shoot-to-...

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Oz will be ready for England showdown - Smith

The match between Bangladesh and Australia was washed away due to rain and the points were shared between the two sides at the Oval . Aware that ominous clouds were gusting in, Australia ne...

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Coles, Barrett brothers named in All Blacks squad for Lions series

Coles, Barrett brothers named in All Blacks squad for Lions series

With rookies Ngani Laumape and Jordie Barrett receiving their maiden call-ups, there would be many in the Northern Hemisphere unaware of the pair's ability - however, Kiwi coach Gatland is ready for w...

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Penguins regroup, Predators look for road magic in Game 5

Penguins regroup, Predators look for road magic in Game 5

The guy that scored the victor in Games 3 and 4 of the Stanley Cup Final doesn't even have a locker in the Nashville Predators' dressing room. For now, he insists he is happy enough just to si...

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Ronaldo, LeBron top 2017's highest-paid list

American athletes compose more than half of the world's 100 highest-paid athletes in 2017, but none of them - not even National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James - could catch up to worl...

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Tiger Woods: Medicine not alcohol led to DUI arrest

Woods was "unable to walk alone" and found it "hard to keep eyes open". The footage shows him slurring his words and stumbling through the rest of the sobriety test. Either way, Woods didn't quite u...

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Arsene Wenger must deliver the Premier League title - Thierry Henry

Arsene Wenger must deliver the Premier League title - Thierry Henry

And as the Frenchman cavorted around Wembley during the lap of honour, the more optimistic Arsenal followers viewed the confetti-strewn celebrations as a renewal of vows between the coach and his ar...

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Comey: Trump asked for 'loyalty', wanted investigation dropped

Comey: Trump asked for 'loyalty', wanted investigation dropped

Another ripe subject for questioning is this passage in Comey's statement about his conversation with Trump on February 14: "I did not understand the president to be talking about the broader inve...

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Antoine Griezmann thinks he would 'come out' if he was a gay

United were reportedly prepared to meet Griezmann's €100 million (R1.4 billion) release clause, but are now expected to look at alternatives. However, speaking on football show Telefoot on Sunda...

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London Stars On First Day of NCAA Outdoor Championships

London Stars On First Day of NCAA Outdoor Championships

Viltz's best event then is still his best event now, as he competes during his junior year at UCLA: the 110 hurdles. Matthew Ludwig of Akron won the pole vault title, with Shawn Barber from Akron wi...

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Cavs' best effort not good enough to beat the Warriors

Cavs' best effort not good enough to beat the Warriors

That's a fine idea, and the Cavs' nine steals were crucial to keeping the game close . "We missed shots", he said. The Golden State Warriors have built a commanding 2-0 series lead over the Cl...

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LeBron James gets steal, dunks on Kevin Durant in Game 3

They may have no choice. Golden State won a record 73 regular-season games past year and led 2-0 only for Cleveland to make the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history and take the title. James ...

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Where to watch Game 5 of Stanley Cup Final in Middle Tennessee

And then there's guys like 37-year-old Mike Fisher . "You want to bury them". Rinne's most timely save may have been his stop on Chris Kunitz's breakaway at 3:29 of the second. Its not a coin...

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Golf roundup: Kisner holds on at Colonial

Golf roundup: Kisner holds on at Colonial

He finished 72 holes at 10-under 270 just one stroke ahead defending champion Jordan Spieth , Spaniard Jon Rahm and American Sean O'Hair. He had just one birdie and two bogeys, and a wayward driv...

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Freeland helps Rockies beat Indians 8-1 for 4th straight win

Freeland helps Rockies beat Indians 8-1 for 4th straight win

Trevor Bauer gets the ball, and he is 5-4 with a 5.83 ERA and 73 strikeouts this season. It's a good feeling. "I'm headed in the right direction", Gray said. Can the Colorado Rockies pick up anothe...

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Antoine Griezmann switch still on the cards

Antoine Griezmann switch still on the cards

He responded by saying that "in football, it is not usual because we have to appear to be hard and the strong". "And we are afraid of what they may say". Justin Fashanu was the first in 1990, but l...

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NBA Finals Game 3: Open Thread

He's just 1 of 6 from the field, and for some unusual reason, one of the game's most confident shooters has been hesitant to let his jumper fly. And with a win in Game 4 on Friday night, Golden St...

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Warriors top Cavaliers and move to brink of National Basketball Association title

But Golden State with Durant is on another level than the teams Cleveland roughed up in the Eastern Conference, and the Cavs just couldn't hold them down long enough. Their net point different...

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LeBron James and Kevin Durant Once Made a Rap Song Together

Kevin Durant scored 33 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and also had 6 assists. And we forced them into 20 turnovers, and they still beat us pretty good. "We had our chances to take control of the game...

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Lonzo Ball Works Out With Lakers, LaVar Stays Home

Lonzo Ball Works Out With Lakers, LaVar Stays Home

He hopes to be a Laker, and has no problem stating that to the world. "They just want to know what type of person I am". The Boston Celtics have the first pick and are thought to be leaning towa...

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Which adjustments are the Cavaliers going to make for Game 3? None

Others suggested a lineup change. Game 3 is scheduled for 6 p.m. But we'll do it our way. Unless something changes, Quicken Loans Arena is about to be home away from home for Kevin Durant and the ...

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Warriors pull rug on Cavs, take commanding 3-0 Finals lead

Warriors pull rug on Cavs, take commanding 3-0 Finals lead

He gives them a third sharpshooter, and the Cavaliers are short on solid defensive counter options. LeBron James made a record-equalling eighth play-off triple-double. Kerr, a five-time National B...

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NBA Finals Game 2 produces five percent jump in ratings from 2016

NBA Finals Game 2 produces five percent jump in ratings from 2016

If not for their meltdown past year, the Warriors , whose record-setting 73-win season got lost in the Finals aftermath, would be looking for a third straight crown. Since the playoffs began, the Wa...

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Muguruza knocked out of French Open

Sunday, June 4 was a insane day in the women's singles tournament of the 2017 French Open at Stade Roland Garros in Paris . Although Williams started her match against Bacsinszky as the favorit...

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Virat Kohli in awe of Yuvraj's performance against Pakistan

Virat Kohli in awe of Yuvraj's performance against Pakistan

The highly anticipated match at Edgbaston proved anti-climactic as Pakistan were thrashed by 124 runs , extending their winless streak against India to three years. Pakistan has requested an injur...

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Halep roars back against Svitolina to reach semi-finals

Halep roars back against Svitolina to reach semi-finals

After Venus Williams and Svetlana Kuznetsova lost Sunday, the French Open - which is missing Serena Williams , Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka - is guaranteed of producing a first-time gran...

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Kevin Durant bashed for taking 'easy route' to NBA Finals

Recently, both players, who are now going toe-to-toe in the National Basketball Association finals, were asked about the song, and they admitted that it existed, then broke out into laughter. It wasn'...

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Predators play 'Rocky Top' to energize crowd, team scores goal seconds later

After Matt Murray's subpar performances in Nashville , the hot take is to go back to Marc-Andre Fleury for Game 5. His absence leaves the Penguins without a veteran penalty killer. "It's going ...

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No changes in starters or tempo as Cavaliers seek win

No changes in starters or tempo as Cavaliers seek win

Things turned out OK for the Cavs in 2016. James, the most prolific scorer in National Basketball Association playoff history, said he was content with the more physical effort his team showed i...

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NESN Rebuffs Jerry Remy Remarks Regarding Yankees Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka

Meanwhile, Rick Porcello had a typical 2017 Rick Porcello outing. Boston Red Sox's Hanley Ramirez (13) celebrates with Christian Vazquez after hitting a home run during the fourth inning of ...

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Durant's shot sends flawless Warriors over Cavs in Finals

Durant's shot sends flawless Warriors over Cavs in Finals

Game 3 is tonight, and if LeBron has another quiet 4th quarter and the Cavs lose, we're going to spend all summer talking about Father Time. Those who watched Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday ...

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Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks

Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks

The Red Sox will not leave NY in first place. "The homers will come". "Being hurt was the biggest thing and just not knowing the future, especially at my age", said Sabathia, who will turn 37 in J...

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Predators top Penguins, even Stanley Cup Final at 2

This is a team that in Games One and Two, there were a few minutes where we liked our game for some of it, then other parts of it they took over. "Having said that, I thought of all of the games we pl...

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Ronaldo stays atop Forbes rich list

Per the source, clubs in France, China and England are expected to move for the 32-year-old, who has four years left to run on his current contract. When it comes to cash-rich clubs, Manchester Uni...

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French Open Day 7: Murray finds clay game

Murray will face another big server in the fourth round, with the match between Karen Khachanov and John Isner of the U.S. suspended for rain with the Russian leading by a set. Del Potro's forehan...

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Murray reaches French Open last four

Murray played Wawrinka in the semi-final 12 months ago, emerging a victor in four sets before losing to Novak Djokovic in the final. Of his semi-final opponent, Murray said: "Stan has played fan...

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Moment of magic gives Lions another lesson on NZ tour

However, if they thought they were home and dry, they weren't counting on a sublime piece of brilliance from Williams and Ihaia West, which saw the latter arc his way over the line, a conversion under...

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