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Reading beat Fulham to reach playoff final

Reading beat Fulham to reach playoff final

Ayite's ball in was a risky one but Royals left wing back Tyler Blackett challenged well in the air to clear the ball to safety. Yann Kermorgant is the 9/2 favourite to score the first goal in thi...

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Cavs vs. Raptors Game 3: What We Learned

Cavs vs. Raptors Game 3: What We Learned

Down 0-3 against a dominant LeBron James led Cavaliers team, will Lowry be back for Game 4 Sunday? - And then in last year's epic Game 7 of the Finals, when James recorded a triple-double ...

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Hamilton wins in Spain with Vettel second, Bottas and Raikkonen drop out

Up front, Vettel was 2.2 seconds clear of Hamilton at the end of the an incident-fuelled opening lap, and that is how it remained as the two championship protagonists traded times. The accident warran...

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Spurs Leonard likely out for Game 2

The play that knocked Leonard out of the game and helped Golden State's huge rally in Game 1 of the series is one the National Basketball Association started cracking down on four seasons ago in an ef...

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Conan O'Brien Going to Court Over Joke-Stealing Allegations

Conan O'Brien Going to Court Over Joke-Stealing Allegations

THR reports that Conan O'Brien and his team of writers are now on their way to court over claims that they stole jokes from Robert "Alex" Kaseberg , a comedy writer who has done work over the year...

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Penguins overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

These are the games in which they live to play. As one-sided as the past couple games have been, the Capitals are ultimately trying to win that "coin toss" a third time in a row. Trotz also had prai...

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Real, Barca head for final-day showdown

Real, Barca head for final-day showdown

The visitors reduced the deficit via a spectacular finish by Stevan Jovetic who expertly curled the ball home from outside the area. But Real's all-time record goalscorer Ronaldo soon grabbed his ...

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Arsenal's Sanchez may be fit for Sunderland clash

Sanchez wasn't finished yet and he doubled Arsenal's lead with a close-range header from Giroud's flick eight minutes later. Arsenal now face the prospect of missing out on the Champions League ...

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Blue Jays extend winning streak to four games

Blue Jays extend winning streak to four games

It was a no-doubter; a 412-foot drive over the left-field wall. Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Ryan Weber , left, leaves after hurting his arm in the fourth inning of a baseball game against ...

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Spurs prepare for Game 2 vs Warriors with no Leonard, Parker

Many fans have called out Warriors' center Zaza Pachulia who allegedly took an unnecessary step while boxing out Leonard - a step that some believe led to the latter hurting his left ankle again. Yo...

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Who Jay Bilas Would Take No. 1 Overall In The NBA Draft

Who Jay Bilas Would Take No. 1 Overall In The NBA Draft

But make no mistake: This night was all about the Lakers, once again dodging what would have been a crippling blow to one of the league's flagship franchises. The Sacramento Kings rounded out the top ...

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NASCAR trying to spice up All-Star race with 'bonus tire'

NASCAR trying to spice up All-Star race with 'bonus tire'

NASCAR announced Monday that the longest race of the season would have four stages. The series initially planned to have intermissions on Lap 115 and Lap 230, but after further consideration, made...

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Arsenal fighting to stave off Champions League 'disappointment'

So, with the odds of Man City dropping two consecutive games to West Brom and Watford somewhere between zip and zilch, Arsene, 67, is trying to find a silver lining in a very disappointing season....

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Spurs advance to face Warriors in Western Finals

Spurs advance to face Warriors in Western Finals

Jonathon Simmons , who started in place of Leonard, added 18 points and Patty Mills , who started as the point guard, ended with 14 points and seven assists for the Spurs, who dominated from the...

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Will Spurs 'Remember the Alamo' Against Warriors in Game 2?

Then it all changed. When you're playing Golden State in their place and you're playing like that, it's pretty cool. The Spurs were up by 20 points going into halftime and for the first time in th...

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Sturridge return gives Liverpool more options, says Klopp

Sturridge return gives Liverpool more options, says Klopp

Jurgen Klopp lauded his side after a lovely showing in the 4-0 thrashing of West Ham, with Coutinho playing an important role in the game. Philippe Coutinho is a "special" player with the ability to...

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Renfroe's 2-run homer in 10th gives Padres 6-5 win

Renfroe's 2-run homer in 10th gives Padres 6-5 win

Eric Sogard had connected for a solo shot in the top of the 10th inning, putting Milwaukee ahead by one. San Diego left-hander Jose Torres (2-2) picked up the win despite allowing the Sogard home...

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San Francisco Giants: Pence to DL, Williamson called up

San Francisco Giants: Pence to DL, Williamson called up

This will be Pence's fifth stay on the disabled list since the beginning of the 2015 season. The Giants will likely turn to a combination of Williamson and Gorkys Hernandez in right field until Penc...

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Bastian Schweinsteiger does not blame Jose Mourinho for Manchester United exit

Balancing the desire to win with resting players has been hard and Mourinho said it would have been worse it not for Oliver's decision to red card Ander Herrera sending off in the 1-0 FA Cup quarter...

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Nadal defeats Djokovic to reach Madrid Open Final

Nadal defeats Djokovic to reach Madrid Open Final

This is the 73rd title for the 30-year-old Spaniard. Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates with the trophy after the men's final against Austria's Dominic Thiem at the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournam...

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John Terry has made most of season on periphery at Chelsea

John Terry has made most of season on periphery at Chelsea

I will sit and consider it with my family, whether it's here or overseas. "First and foremost it was great for me to get in the starting line-up", he added. It is something I really appreciate and I...

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Three Bucs headed to NFLPA Rookie Premiere

Three Bucs headed to NFLPA Rookie Premiere

With three players at the Rookie Premiere , the Giants match both the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the most rookies in attendance. "The NFLPA Rookie Premiere is the foundation...

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Murray crashes out in Rome

Murray crashes out in Rome

Sharapova was leading Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 4-6, 6-3, 2-1 when she called it quits. "I need to turn it around quick". Chants were ringing around the court when Fognini went a break up at 2-1 after ...

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Everton tracking West Ham playmaker

The Gunners have been credited with an interest in the 24-year-old, while Liverpool are said to be considering him. They will be determined to keep hold of their best players, but Everton are said...

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Cristiano Ronaldo always there at crucial moments, says Zinedine Zidane

Cristiano Ronaldo always there at crucial moments, says Zinedine Zidane

Bale hasn't featured since Real's 2-3 loss against Barcelona in April and Zidane said, "He's much better and has already been out training on the field, but not with the team. Winning the league is n...

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IPL 2017: Sunrisers Hyderabad to face Kolkata Knight Riders in Eliminator 1

IPL 2017: Sunrisers Hyderabad to face Kolkata Knight Riders in Eliminator 1

The Knight Riders have lost four matches out of their last five matches. Interestingly, the fortunes of the sides have revolved around the form and performance of two Australian openers. While the b...

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Dele Alli's happy at Tottenham but won't rule out a future move

Dele Alli's happy at Tottenham but won't rule out a future move

Many of their key players have been attracting admiring glances, yet Kane is unmoved by such talk given Spurs' trajectory makes them as attractive as nearly anyone. England striker Kane scored Spurs' ...

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Andre Iguodala out for Warriors with soreness in left knee

Andre Iguodala out for Warriors with soreness in left knee

The Warriors' super reserve played only 10 minutes Sunday, scoring two points and registering an assist in the team's 113-111 comeback victory against the San Antonio Spurs. However, if he sits out fo...

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Hull completes trio of northeast clubs relegated from EPL

Hull completes trio of northeast clubs relegated from EPL

It was feared Tomkins' season was over when he was on the receiving end of a late challenge from Grujic, who received a yellow card , in the final stages of Palace's 2-1 win at Anfield last month. Th...

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Golden State Warriors: Western Conference Finals Prediction

Their lead at the half, 50-49, marked the first time the Jazz led at any point in the series. Curry scored 21 of his points on 7-of-16 shooting on 3-pointers. Yet for much of the afternoon, the Spur...

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Possible Play-Off For Champions League Spot For Liverpool, Man City and Arsenal

However, Koscielny says they'll keep fighting till the end to qualify for champions league football. Sir Trevor Brooking believes despite beating Sunderland, Arsenal have not done enough to put ...

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Truex Jr. wins race marred by scary wreck

They always stick with you". Before we get set to go racing at Kansas this Saturday night, here are five predictions for the Go Bowling 400. "Toward the end we made some runs and made the most of ...

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Draymond Green calls Kelly Olynyk a dirty player

John Wall added 27 points and 12 assists for Washington . In the ensuing matchup just over a week later, the Wizards players all wore black into the arena, saying that they were attending the "fun...

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Strategy, teamwork help Hamilton win Spanish GP over Vettel

Although Ferrari are back to winning ways this season, reports that Vettel has a pre-agreement with Mercedes in his bottom draw have failed to die down. Mercedes snatched the chance to bring Ham...

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Chelsea 4 Watford 3: Terry on target as champions march on

Chelsea 4 Watford 3: Terry on target as champions march on

Terry admitted saying farewell to the Stamford Bridge fans in the final game of the season against Sunderland on Sunday would be hard. Conte also insisted that John Terry should not consider retirem...

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Justin Jackson fields questions about Bulls at National Basketball Association draft combine in Chicago

Justin Jackson fields questions about Bulls at National Basketball Association draft combine in Chicago

Look for him to go between pick 30 and 40 to a team like Atlanta, Orlando or Phoenix. " Stay your ass home, work out, and get better on your own time ", Durant told ESPN's Chris Haynes. Calipari sai...

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Zabaleta set for fond send-off at City, Toure still in dark

Saturday also marked the five-year anniversary of City's 2012 Premier League win that saw Sergio Aguero's last-gasp goal snatch the title from rivals Manchester United. They could even secure Cham...

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Royals aim to win for skipper

Royals aim to win for skipper

Jaap Stam had worked wonders it seemed; Reading were third in the league for a reason. Obita was far more decisive as Reading took the lead eight minutes into the second half. Despite being free...

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UN Security Council condemns North Korea's missiles tests

UN Security Council condemns North Korea's missiles tests

The Security Council has approved six increasingly tougher sanctions resolutions following its nuclear and missile tests. Experts said the missile could have flown about 4,500 km if it had been ...

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Justin Smoak, Steve Pearce help Toronto Blue Jays rout Seattle Mariners

Justin Smoak, Steve Pearce help Toronto Blue Jays rout Seattle Mariners

After delighting the Mother's Day crowd of 42,030 with a blast to left off Edwin Diaz (1-2), his fifth, Pillar wriggled away from a group of celebrating teammates at home plate and scampered into Toro...

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