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'Stan the Man' vs. 9-time champ Nadal in French Open final

Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal powered into a record 10th French Open final on Friday and will face 2015 victor Stan Wawrinka for the title after the Swiss outdueled Andy Murray in a five-set...

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Murray wins first set in French Open semifinals

Murray wins first set in French Open semifinals

I need to do the same again tomorrow. After Thiem―who defeated the 31-year-old in Rome earlier this season―put on a solid effort in the first two sets, the Spaniard shifted gears and made the Austrian...

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Artemis Racing reaches America's Cup challenger finals

Artemis , skippered by Nathan Outteridge , will now battle it out against the New Zealand challenge to decide which team will advance to face defending champion Oracle Team USA . "That was a tough...

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Encarnacion, Kluber lead Indians past White Sox 7-3

Encarnacion, Kluber lead Indians past White Sox 7-3

Tomlin will go into Saturday's game having not walked a batter in his last 27 consecutive innings, over which he's struck out 19. The White Sox are slated to send David Holmberg to the bump in game tw...

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Historic display sees Bangladesh upset New Zealand in ICC Champions Trophy

Historic display sees Bangladesh upset New Zealand in ICC Champions Trophy

Mahmudullah hit a 107-ball undefeated 102, with eight fours and two sixes. This is the highest ever partnership for Bangladesh . They ended up making New Zealand look ragged in the bowling and...

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Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant scold reporter over squatting question

Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant scold reporter over squatting question

Curry claimed Thursday that the celebration wasn't meant to be disrespectful. While the Warriors are seeking to close out what would be a record-setting flawless postseason, the Cavaliers are ...

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What Time Does the Canadian Grand Prix Start?

Raikkonen completed the completed the 4.361 kilometer (2.71 mile) lap at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in 1 minute, 12.935 seconds. "It was a pretty decent day", Raikkonen said. Their supposed nea...

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Warriors confident in ability to bounce back from Game 4 loss

The Cleveland Cavaliers staved off NBA Finals elimination and ended the Golden State Warriors' shot at an unprecedented flawless run through the playoffs with a gritty 137-116 win on Friday . A...

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Murray wary of in-form Wawrinka ahead of French Open semi-final showdown

It's all about getting your confidence back against the very best because some of the losses we've seen this year we haven't seen happen to Murray in a long, long time. Contrasting the way Murray play...

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LeBron James moves up on Forbes' list of top paid athletes

A 3-pointer with about 6 minutes left in the second quarter Friday night got the Warriors' guard his first basket of the game, but he'll need a whole lot more of those. After all he has averaged a t...

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NBA Finals, Game 4 - Warriors vs. Cavs

At some point, as the Warriors pay down their new bayfront San Francisco arena, the ownership group may cry "uncle" and seek to reduce payroll costs around Curry and Durant. We just kept our composu...

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Watch LeBron James Pass To Him Himself Off Backboard For Huge Dunk

But when it comes to comparisons to retired Chicago Bulls star Michael Jordan , the 1990s playmaker might just have the edge on "King" James . Heralded as the "next big thing" James has more than he...

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Highlights from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals: Predators at Penguins

Highlights from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals: Predators at Penguins

Murray, on the other hand, is coming off two consecutive losses and has never lost three in a row since e. "What I've really grown to admire and respect about Sid is not only is he a talented player...

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The Night the NBA Finals Got Weird

So we have to play better and think about what's next, and that's the goal in front of us, is winning that 16th game. He's worn two Curry 4 colorways to date - a gold-white pattern in the first tw...

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Clippers won't get LeBron in 2018 without CP3

The downsides are easy to see as well, however, including the Golden State Warriors juggernaut he's met in the last three NBA Finals suddenly sharing a division with him and a more hard path toward...

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Cavaliers vs Warriors NBA Finals, Game 4 schedule

Cavaliers vs Warriors NBA Finals, Game 4 schedule

The Cavaliers made 14 free throws, hit seven of their 12 first quarter 3s, made 14 of their 24 shots and scored a record 49 first-quarter points, jumping out to a 16-point lead against a shell shock...

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Penguins Cruise By Predators To Win Game 5

After Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final , Subban said that Crosby insulted his breath on the ice. He made The Trade to win now and his squad won but two measly games in these playoffs and P.K. Well t...

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Roman Polanski rape victim urges judge to end 40-year case

Roman Polanski rape victim urges judge to end 40-year case

Roman Polanski's sexual assault victim says she is terrified about speaking in court but believes a hearing Friday might be her last chance to tell a judge her feelings about the case. At the time, B...

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Stanley Cup Final: Nashville Predators, Pittsburgh Penguins Game 5 preview, updates

Predator coach Peter Laviolette , who talked to The AP, didn't put all the blame on Rinne. "I don't think I've ever played an important game on my birthday before", Sheary said following the mor...

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Durant's Mom Celebrates Game 3 NBA Finals Victory: "They Wouldn't Take It"

Perhaps most frustrating for the Cavaliers , who host Friday's game four, is that after two lopsided losses to open the series they returned home and played their most complete game of the f...

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Michael Owen's Scotland v England World Cup qualifier prediction

Michael Owen's Scotland v England World Cup qualifier prediction

People are always going to look for you for goals ", Kane said ahead of Saturday's World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Hampden Park . "It's a good moment for him as a player". "The boss wa...

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Andorra stun Hungary to end 66-match winless run in competitive games

Andorra stun Hungary to end 66-match winless run in competitive games

The 2018 World Cup qualifier was the final worldwide match for Andorra veteran Josep Ayala, who captained the side on the day, and having not played the last time his nation won a qualifier agains...

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That ridiculous Game 4 was exactly what the NBA Finals needed

Lebron James passed Magic Johnson with the most triple-doubles in NBA Finals history, posting his ninth Friday night. James finished with 31 points, 10 rebounds, 11 assists and on one trip thre...

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Liverpool End Interest In Van Dijk And Apologise To Southampton In Statement

Liverpool End Interest In Van Dijk And Apologise To Southampton In Statement

This follows Southampton's request to the Premier League that the Anfield club be investigated after it became clear that Liverpool had spoken to the Dutchman without Saints' permission. The 25-...

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Cleveland columnist calls Curry 'utterly classless' after bathroom-style celebration

He paused, leaned over and did ... well, you get the idea. "I really don't know what I did last night - I saw it, I saw it, I don't know what I was doing (laughs)". Iguodala then said that he was expe...

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Cleveland Cavaliers top Golden State Warriors to stay alive in NBA finals

The Warriors held tightly to a 2-0 lead but lost Game 3 and won Game 4. During the first quarter, Cleveland finished with 49 points, setting the record for the most points scored in any quarter ...

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Defending champion Hamilton sets pace in Canadian GP practice, Stroll 13th

In the first session, plenty of the drivers said on radio they felt as though steering was heavy, and that was proved in FP2, as so many cars ended up facing the wrong way. Max Verstappen was the l...

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Cavs avoid elimination, beat Warriors in NBA Finals Game 4

The Cavaliers dropped the first three games of the NBA's best-of-seven championship but rather than watch the Warriors celebrate on their home court for the second time in three years, came out with t...

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Tottenham star Harry Kane ready for England captaincy

Injuries mean Kane has not played for England since the 1-0 win in Slovakia last September that was to prove the one and only game of Sam Allardyce's ill-fated reign as manager. Despite suffering ...

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Ostapenko makes history, upsets Wozniacki at French Open

Only two women in the open era have won four matches after dropping the first set in a Grand Slam event: Kimiko Date-Krumm at Wimbledon in 1996 (lost in semifinal) and Serena Williams in the 2015 F...

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NBA Finals Game 4: 25 best shots from our photographers

He might not be a true point guard, he might not be a top-notch defender, but there is no way Cleveland could have pulled off its miraculous comeback in Game 4 without him, defeating the Warriors 137...

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Cavs need to make the greatest ever comeback once again

James finished with 31 points, 10 rebounds, 11 assists and on one trip threw the ball off the backboard to himself for a dunk. Kyrie Irving's 40 points led the Cavs. After several minutes, the br...

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Cavaliers stay alive, force Game 5

Cavaliers stay alive, force Game 5

But the scoring sensation of the night was Kyrie Irving who had a game-high 40. Durant was upset after being accidentally slapped by Kevin Love on a block attempt and after a lengthy review Love...

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Cleveland Cavaliers top Warriors to stay alive in National Basketball Association finals

Cleveland Cavaliers top Warriors to stay alive in National Basketball Association finals

The Cavs had no contribution from Tristan Thompson and Deron Williams in the first three games. The Warriors have been lackadaisical in Game 3s in the Finals the previous two seasons, losi...

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Riyad Mahrez, Alex Sandro on Chelsea's wishlist

Riyad Mahrez, Alex Sandro on Chelsea's wishlist

His stock has fallen this year after a disappointing campaign, but there's still bound to be plenty of interest in his services. Last month, Mahrez was caught by a French television station talking ...

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Stanley Cup Finals: Penguins breezes to 3-2 series lead

Th. "It just comes down to burying your chances", said Penguins captain Sidney Crosby , who picked up his first goal of the series in Game 4. The Predators are hardly blaming Rinne for their ...

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" "Nashville Predators Marketing Manager hopes "#Smashville takes care of Crosby"

So those are two goals scored against while the Penguins should be shorthanded. "All we can do is learn from it and go and get better". That shift led to a Predators' penalty and the game's first ...

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Beating Pakistan shows we can retain Trophy, says India's Virat Kohli

Beating Pakistan shows we can retain Trophy, says India's Virat Kohli

After India made 319 for three in 48 overs, the third rain stoppage of the match left Pakistan with a revised target of 289 in 41 overs when play resumed in bright sunshine. The Indian batsmen wer...

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Pakistan restricts South Africa to 219-8 at Champions Trophy

Pakistan restricts South Africa to 219-8 at Champions Trophy

AB de Villiers is "due" a big score against Champions Trophy title-holders India according to fellow South Africa batsman David Miller after the Proteas skipper suffered the first golden duck...

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Conservatives are only party who can form a United Kingdom government-May

I don't see many major social issues coming up in the next parliament. But she added: "For us to have come from such a long way back, supposedly, to be in a position where we could form the next gov...

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