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Rafael Nadal ousts Novak Djokovic — Madrid Open

It stretched Nadal's imperious run on clay to 15 unanswered wins and three titles in 2017, installing him as the firm favourite for the French Open. These tournaments are so strong, so it's wonderfu...

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Penguins star Sidney Crosby has concussion, out for Game 4 against Capitals

Even for teams that would rather defend than block shots, sometimes getting in the way of a slap shot is like encountering a grizzly bear. On the other end of the rink, Marc-Andre Fleury remains a puc...

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LaMarcus Aldridge comes up huge in Spurs' Game 3 win over Rockets

LaMarcus Aldridge comes up huge in Spurs' Game 3 win over Rockets

On Thursday, the team announced that Parker's MRI revealed the veteran has "suffered a ruptured left quadriceps tendon ". There was a collective gasp as Spurs fans watched Parker in agony on the floo...

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Warriors, Spurs will try to use break to rest and heal again

Golden State Warriors /GSW Game 2 (live stream online and score below) of the Western Conference Finals resumes tonight with the Warriors leading the series 1-0 in the 2017 NBA Playoffs. So I ju...

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Norwich City transfer rumours: David Wagner ready to quit Huddersfield

Huddersfield will recall goalkeeper Danny Ward in place of Joel Coleman after he missed Sunday's goalless first leg through suspension. By the time they kick off on Wednesday night, both sides ...

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Leonard out for Game 2

Leonard out for Game 2

Though the Warriors were outrebounded (50-39), they more than offset that by shooting 56.2 from the field - 65.1 percent in the first half - while limiting the Spurs to 37 percent. "I have no idea...

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ICC Champions Trophy: Raina, Gambhir dropped again as Rohit, Shami make cut

Rohit is one of eight surviving members from that victorious party, although his last one-day global appearance came in October 2016. "We considered Rishabh Pant , Kuldeep Yadav , Suresh Raina, Dinesh...

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Arsenal attacker Alexis blasts Wenger protests: He built this stadium!

Arsenal attacker Alexis blasts Wenger protests: He built this stadium!

Yet there remains intrigue to be had. Ozil is arguably one of the most talented players in the Premier League but he has faced criticism at times for his perceived lack of passion. Scenario no. 3: L...

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US motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden hit by car while cycling

US motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden hit by car while cycling

The Honda World Superbike factory rider was cycling with friends when a vehicle is said to have struck him, causing him to hit the bonnet and windscreen at high speed, before landing on the road. Foll...

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Jose Mourinho mulls Manchester United changes at Arsenal

But it remains to be seen whether all of them would get to play on Thursday. Rashford then forced Alvarez into a flying save from distance as Jose Mourinho's side got into their stride. "It's a posi...

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NHL: Nashville led the series with

NHL: Nashville led the series with "Anaheim" in the Stanley Cup finals

The Ducks have been outshot by a total of 119-76 through three games in the Western Conference Final. As a massive fan of the Nashville Predators , Chris Young has loved the history-making moves th...

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Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals: Game 7 prediction

Ottawa leads the best-of-seven series 3-2. He did not come out of Game 6 on Monday night. #2 - The Penguins have a long history of tormenting the Capitals. "The medical staff and [NHL's concussi...

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Lehmann plays down Ashes threat

Lehmann plays down Ashes threat

It's the players who entertain and draw the crowds so I do think the Australians' approach in their disagreement is fair. "Once they get that they'll get a deal done, and once that happens we'll be ri...

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Ducks' Ryan Kesler now knows he's rattled Preds' Johansen

Ducks' Ryan Kesler now knows he's rattled Preds' Johansen

A finalist for the Selke award given to the NHL's best defensive forward, Kesler said he won't be changing how he plays no matter what Johansen says because his goal is helping Anaheim win the series ...

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Allrounder Marcus Stoinis passed fit for Champions Trophy

Allrounder Marcus Stoinis passed fit for Champions Trophy

For the first time in 40 years England has given me the impression that it is producing players for one-day cricket. Captain Eoin Morgan, back up keeper Sam Billings and Jason Roy were also involved...

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Resilient Ducks vow stronger start to Game 2 vs Predators

Resilient Ducks vow stronger start to Game 2 vs Predators

Jakob Silfverberg opened scoring early in the first period with his eighth goal of the postseason. The Ducks got to overtime thanks to Hampus Lindholm's third-period blast from the point, beating ...

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Chelsea win the Premier League

Terry made his first Premier League start since September 11 at Swansea, having initially lost his place due to injury before Chelsea grew from dysfunctional unit last season to champions this term. I...

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Hamilton celebrates hard-fought Spanish GP win over Vettel

Lewis Hamilton won the 66-lap race at Catalunya for Mercedes, finishing four seconds ahead of the Ferrari of Sebastien Vettel , with Ricciardo's Red Bull more than a minute behind. "I just really hav...

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Rust, Schultz, Hornqvist out for Penguins for Game 3 vs Sens

Rust, Schultz, Hornqvist out for Penguins for Game 3 vs Sens

If Mark's the guy that we go to, we know he can continue to help us win". Dion Phaneuf introduced himself to Bryan Rust early in Game 2 between the Penguins and Senators on Monday evening. Pittsbur...

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Diamondbacks C Iannetta placed on concussion DL

Ivan Nova allowed nine hits in six innings, but allowed three runs with four strikeouts and. With a one-run lead he walked three to load the bases. In his 48.1 innings and 3-3 record this year, Nova h...

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Spurs star Leonard will play in Golden State opener

Spurs star Leonard will play in Golden State opener

Boasting four All-Stars, the Warriors lead the league in offensive rating and defensive efficiency during the regular season and have looked unstoppable in the playoffs. "Very tough to go against th...

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Ricciardo back on podium as Hamilton claims win

Vettel can take heart, however, from the fact that the difference between the victor and runner-up came down to a choice of team strategy that went Mercedes' way. "In the end we came out so close toge...

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Pogba misses Man United's Southampton clash to attend father's funeral

This clash is not especially important to either team having in fact that Manchester United doesn't have any chances of finishing at one of the Champions League spots and Southampton doesn't have ...

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Herrmann's homer lifts D-backs 5-4, Mets' 7th straight loss

Herrmann's homer lifts D-backs 5-4, Mets' 7th straight loss

Corbin pitched six innings. The Mets were forced to make a decision and with the pressure on, the infielders seemed to hesitate and that allowed Goldschmidt to sneak in with a tack on run. For the Me...

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Red Sox issue lifetime ban to fan who used racial slur

Red Sox issue lifetime ban to fan who used racial slur

Unfortunately for the Red Sox, Monday's incident was not the end of the story, as the team reportedly had to eject another fan from the ballpark during Tuesday's game. The first day of play he was cal...

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Hamilton could become rival - Bottas

Hamilton could become rival - Bottas

Sad to say, it appears that Sochi 2017 can be added to the list, the Briton suffering a hard weekend that while leaving him 13 points adrift of his championship rival Sebastian Vettel, also witnessed ...

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Anthony Joshua in position for all comers

Anthony Joshua in position for all comers

Joshua - who grew up on the Meriden estate - joined the club to avoid some "trouble on the streets", though Mr Murphy said he rarely had any trouble with him, only occasionally having to stop him chat...

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Sale won't be suspended for throwing behind Machado

Sale won't be suspended for throwing behind Machado

Sale threw behind Manny Machado on Tuesday, one of a series of confrontations between pitchers and hitters from both teams. Red Sox manager John Farrell said Torre had told the teams to knock it off,...

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Kawhi Leonard Will Play in Game 1 vs. Warriors Despite Ankle Injury

Kawhi Leonard Will Play in Game 1 vs. Warriors Despite Ankle Injury

Per NBA.com , after Game 1 , the Rockets scored 102.2 points per 100 possessions in the series, a mark that would have ranked them in the bottom five during the regular season. They jumped to a sev...

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Wenger retains top-four belief after Sunderland win

Arsenal could move level on points with fourth placed Manchester City in the Premier League on Monday night when they take on already relegated Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium (19:45). Arsène ...

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Favorite Cavs open East finals on road vs. underdog Celtics

It was needed and Olynyk delivered. Kelly Olynyk , who entered the game averaging 8.3 points per game in the playoffs, exploded for 14 of his career playoff-high 26 points in the first 8:34 of the ...

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Si Woo Kim becomes youngest Players Championship victor

After becoming the youngest ever victor of the Players Championship, unheralded South Korean golfer Si Woo Kim isn't anxious about the looming compulsory military service in his homeland. The latest...

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Celtics power past Wizards in Game 7, 115-105

Celtics power past Wizards in Game 7, 115-105

The Celtics' bench outscored the Wizards' bench 48-5 in the game. Down by three, Isaiah Thomas hit two 3-pointers and Marcus Smart one in a 1:13 span to put the home team ahead to stay. Cleveland ...

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LaVar Ball On Lonzo Ball: 'He's Going To Be A Laker'

LaVar Ball On Lonzo Ball: 'He's Going To Be A Laker'

LaVar Ball must adhere to the "speaking things into existence" line of thinking, because he isn't letting up about saying Lonzo Ball will be a member of the Los Angeles Lakers . I was going to tell h...

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Premier League Guardiola tells Man City some home truths

Guardiola must decide whether to recall his 31-goal leading scorer Sergio Aguero to the starting line-up, having caused something of a surprise by naming him only as a substitute on Saturday. They w...

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Oilers' Chiarelli, Senators' Dorion finalists for GM of the year award

Oilers' Chiarelli, Senators' Dorion finalists for GM of the year award

Sekera suffered the injury against the Anaheim Ducks in the second round of the Western Conference playoffs and missed Games 6 and 7 as the Oilers lost the series in seven games. "He's a very skille...

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Olynyk hits led to outburst — Wizards' Oubre

But Green has also been ridiculed by many and called dirty for his previous kicking antics. Olynyk was involved in an altercation with Kelly Oubre in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinal...

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Maria Sharapova not given wild-card entry for French Open

Im very sorry for Maria, very sorry for her fans, that might be very disappointed. "She might be very disappointed, but it's my responsibility, it's my mission to protect the game and protect the hi...

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Kansas City Royals vs. New York Yankees

Kansas City Royals vs. New York Yankees

The Yankees got all the runs they'd need in the third inning that began with Carter singling to left, Jacoby Ellsbury walking and Sanchez crushing a 428-foot homer to center off Royals starter Ja...

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Mkhitaryan singled out by Mourinho in Man United training

Mkhitaryan singled out by Mourinho in Man United training

Even if I get another red card, then that happens. "I don't think so". The Portuguese boss, however, will still be without five players as Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Ashley Young, Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw a...

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