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Belmont Stakes 2017: Epicharis still lame as race approaches

The Belmont field in post position order with jockeys and odds: Twisted Tom, Javier Castellano, 20-1; Tapwrit, Jose Ortiz, 6-1; Gormley, Victor Espinoza, 8-1; J Boys Echo, Robby Albarado, 15-1; Holl...

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Penguins cruise past Predators in Game 5 of Stanley Cup Final

They had six different goal scorers in the game, while 12 different players recorded a point. "I don't know. We've got to be a lot better, there's no question about that". Crosby, who won his second R...

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United Kingdom heads to hung parliament as Conservatives lose majority in general elections

And those two parties together have taken a bigger share of the overall vote than in the 2015 election. The result has caused a fresh run on the British pound sterling, and made European Union ...

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Durant fires Warriors to brink of perfection

Durant fires Warriors to brink of perfection

The Cavs were winning with less than 50 seconds left when the Golden State Warriors hit seven straight points to claim victory. And no team has ever done what the Warriors , who haven't lost ...

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Birthday girl Ostapenko claims first French Open final spot

Birthday girl Ostapenko claims first French Open final spot

And sure enough Mladenovic - who trailed Jennifer Brady 3-0 in the third set in the first round and a second American, Shelby Rogers, 5-2 in the third set in the third round - temporarily lifted her g...

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Saudi Arabia apologise for not observing minute's silence in Australia

The 11 Australian players on the field lined up near the centre circle with arms on their team-mates' shoulders. Some Saudi players remained still while the minute's silence took place, while others...

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Final berth the icing on the cake for birthday girl

Logic suggested the steady approach she adopted after losing a topsy-turvy first set in a tiebreak would get the job done for the experienced Swiss, not the white-knuckle rollercoaster tennis Ostapenk...

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Warren Gatland still considering Lions XV to face New Zealand

Warren Gatland still considering Lions XV to face New Zealand

The current crop aren't half bad with 12 current All Blacks on their roster as well as Wallaby star Digby Ioane. Winger Seta Tamanivalu is known as the "thunderbolt" for his destructive tackling tec...

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Penguins stick with Murray for Game 5

Pittsburgh has won five straight on home ice, and has avoided going winless in three straight contests since a four-game slide in late March that featured three straight home defeats. Pittsburgh ...

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Kevin Durant ices the Cavaliers in Game 3 with back-breaking 3-pointer

Kevin Durant ices the Cavaliers in Game 3 with back-breaking 3-pointer

Clearly they have no real competition in the East, but the idea of running into these same Warriors in the Finals next year has to be quite daunting. It did not take a whole lot of consideration to ...

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Predators vs. Penguins, Game 5

Penguins RW Josh Archibald, who made his Final debut in Game 4 , was scratched in favor of LW Scott Wilson. Frankly, the city's embrace of the Stanley Cup and Predators is infectious. Crosby als...

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LeBron not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse team

LeBron not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse team

J.R. Smith is one NBA player who walks to the beat of his own drum and that was never more evident than following the Cleveland Cavaliers' heartbreaking loss in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Before Gam...

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Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs 118-113 in Game 3

The key shot in the run was a three-pointer with 45 seconds remaining that put the Warriors up 114-113. "I've been working on that shot my whole life". The Cavaliers then had a pair of chances to ti...

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LeBron James Might Consider Leaving Cleveland For Los Angeles In 2018

The Cleveland Cavaliers are on the brink of elimination from the NBA Finals 2017. Following the 2017-18 season, LeBron has a $35.6 million player option to remain with Cleveland in 2018-19, per ...

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Warriors top Cavs to come within striking distance of NBA title

I think the only reason it came up because we want to win this next game. "I'll probably be replaying that play for a while". No team has ever recovered from the 3-0 deficit the Cavs are facing. Be...

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Murray, Nadal eye French Open final spot

Murray, Nadal eye French Open final spot

Like Nadal and Thiem, Wawrinka has not lost a set on his way to a third successive semi-final at Roland Garros . On the other half of the draw, 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka reached his third major...

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Durant's dagger 3 key as Warriors rally late

Durant's dagger 3 key as Warriors rally late

They didn't win it all, after all, and logic suggests they would have if they had rested their stars and hadn't gone for the record. Kevin Durant , the difference in the 2017 Finals, led the Warrio...

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Retired motorcycle racer Max Biaggi seriously injured

Retired motorcycle racer Max Biaggi seriously injured

The Roman rider was transported urgently via helicopter to the San Camillo Hospital in Rome with suspected thoracic and spinal trauma. La Repubblica website said he never lost consciousness but appear...

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Whataburger trolls Cavaliers after devastating Game 3 loss

This is the moment. Their situations are different - James never joined a team as strong as these Warriors - but he said he's proud of Durant's success and understands why moving to a team like ...

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Penguins regroup, Preds look for road magic

Crosby and Subban became tangled up behind the Nashville net late in the first period, with Crosby ended up on top of Subban. "We felt like we had better Games 3 and 4, but their goaltender played rea...

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Inter appoint Spalletti as new head coach

Inter appoint Spalletti as new head coach

Nainggolan was pivotal in Roma's successful 2016-17 season during which the club finished second, runners-up to Juventus with a four point gap, with the 29-year-old scoring 11 goals and adding five ...

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Labour market stays hot with surprise gain of 77000 full-time jobs

Canadians found work in a number of sectors, including manufacturing, which added 25,300 jobs, and the professional and scientific services industry, which hired 25,900 people. Canada's currency appre...

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Tucker EXPOSES Comey's 'Inconsistent Behavior' with Clinton and Trump

Comey admitted his dark reading of Trump's intentions was based in part on "the nature of the man". None of this was really news. The hearing room was packed with media, senate staffers, and spe...

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Penguins need 'best game' from Malkin, Kessel to regain Stanley Cup hopes

But the Penguins lost, both Games 3 and 4, because they were generally speaking, a terrible team. It had everything to do with a remarkable performance by the 34-year-old goaltender. Nashville Predato...

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Rain hands French Open fans bumper day of tennis action

Given the weather delays, it took Bacsinszky almost six hours, per Ben Rothenberg of New York Times , to reach her second French Open semifinal, beating Mladenovic 6-4, 6-4. A rainbow and the Eiffe...

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New Zealand name 33-man squad for Lions series

New Zealand name 33-man squad for Lions series

The All Blacks assemble in Auckland on Sunday to prepare for a test against Samoa on June 16. Read confirmed he won't face the Samoans at Eden Park next Friday, which falls eight days out from the f...

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Apple iPad Pro (2017) Preview

Apple iPad Pro (2017) Preview

CEO Tim Cook promises that the new system will be available later this year and " really is bad ass". This is helped by the A10X processor itself, which Apple claims is 30 percent faster at raw co...

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'Marco Verratti open to Juventus move'

'Marco Verratti open to Juventus move'

Clubs such as Barcelona , Real Madrid and Juve have all been credited with an interest in signing the Italy worldwide in recent months and his representative has now fuelled speculation that he could...

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NBA Finals notebook: Cavs need Kyrie in a crisis

A 150-point game isn't even out of reach. James has played his usual brilliant all-around game through the first two games. Not much can damage the iron man that is LeBron James , but a blindsi...

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Chelsea star claims he "would consider" a summer move to Real Madrid

Although it is not certain how long Hazard will be out of the team. Eden Hazard is back in London and will have surgery on his fractured ankle on Monday. Not surprisingly, Hazard harbours ambiti...

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Sri Lanka win toss, bowl against India

For India , playing Sri Lanka before facing South Africa (on 11 June) is an advantage as they can go into the final group league game with a free mind. He had to step in against a very strong opp...

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Rafael Nadal hits out at umpire Ramos over slow play warning

Rafael Nadal hits out at umpire Ramos over slow play warning

Since arriving in Paris , Muguruza has been looking to reprise the punishing baseline hitting that carried her to this title previous year, but yesterday she kept on botching the final put-away. Stil...

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Andy Murray leads field for 2017 French Open semifinals

Murray looks for his third grand slam final appearance since last season. Murray worked out of danger after dropping the first set to Nishikori with the 30-year-old finding a way. "From there I star...

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How to watch the French Open

How to watch the French Open

Among the four men's semifinalists at the French Open , Gustavo Kuerten picks Rafael Nadal to win a record 10th title in Paris . "I have never had any issues with him before", Murray said . O...

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LeBron James Says | 'I gave everything I had to this game'

The Rev. Jesse Jackson greets Usher, right, before Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors in Cleveland , Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Th...

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Olli Maatta hurt in final seconds of Penguins Game 5 win

His effort, though, would get rewarded, as Ellis was penalized, and Justin Schultz made the Predators pay when he ripped a shot from the point past Rinne 1:31 into the game. The scene now shifts b...

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Thiem: 'Federer won't be World No. 1 in 2020! While Nadal, Djokovic...'

Thiem: 'Federer won't be World No. 1 in 2020! While Nadal, Djokovic...'

The Spaniard qualified for the semi-finals at Roland Garros for the 10th time yesterday after compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta retired with an abdominal injury while trailing 6-2, 2-0. In the semi...

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Qatar rejects intervention in foreign policy: FM

Qatar rejects intervention in foreign policy: FM

A declaration of war. The UAE did not hack the Qatari news agency, Gargash said. "These developments, coming at a time when we need solidarity and cooperation more than ever, are no good for any c...

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Latvian underdog continues remarkable run into French Open final on 20th birthday

Latvian underdog continues remarkable run into French Open final on 20th birthday

On the day she turned 20 the free-swinging world No.47 launched a fusillade of 50 winners to become the first unseeded player to reach the women's singles final at Roland Garros since Mima Jausovec ...

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Troubled sleep, then a French Open dream for Bacsinszky

Troubled sleep, then a French Open dream for Bacsinszky

But the match continued in the same vein three hours later and Wozniacki was denied a chance to win her first Grand Slam title yet again. "I feel really privileged", Bacsinszky said. Clay, too, is...

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