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Wayne Rooney set to leave Manchester United in the summer

Wayne Rooney set to leave Manchester United in the summer

A minute's silence held for the victims of Monday's suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester in which 22 people died turned into applause as chants of " Manchester " and "We'll Never Die" bell...

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Fendrich on Tennis: Slam drought done, Nadal heads to grass

Wawrinka, who spent almost five hours more on court than Nadal to reach the final, looked confused and heavy-legged although he did have a glimmer in the third game when Nadal, still settling down, sa...

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Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination

Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination

Because I'm a lot smarter than people think. "You just think it's going to happen". On Thursday, Green, whose suspension from last year's Game 5 for hitting James in the groin helped swing the ser...

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Referee John Goble explains Draymond Green technical snafu

Referee John Goble explains Draymond Green technical snafu

Not only did he want to win on Cleveland's turf and celebrate another championship with the Warriors in enemy territory, he also managed to get into some controversy with his non-ejection after ...

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Penguins win Stanley Cup

During the 72-hour break between Games 2 and 3, Predators coach Peter Laviolette was asked repeatedly if he meant to bench Rinne. Nobody has been better at home this postseason than Nashville . He ...

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LeBron James perfectly shuts down questions about whether he's exhausted

LeBron James perfectly shuts down questions about whether he's exhausted

Let us know in the comments. LeBron is right. He is averaging a triple-double through the first two games of the Finals. But the idea of LeBron being exhausted is one that has suddenly gripped t...

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Series about to get real in Nashville. Rinne or Saros? Buzzcast @ 4

Series about to get real in Nashville. Rinne or Saros? Buzzcast @ 4

There were similarities to game one. That was the case again on Wednesday, with Nashville having a 38-27 edge in shots but only one goal to show for it. He got the Predators to this point and went i...

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Blaney wins 1st career NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway

Blaney wins 1st career NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway

Blaney is the son of former NASCAR driver Dave Blaney and the grandson of Lou Blaney, a dirt track legend. Following the incident Earnhardt Jr. said, "I blame myself, I've been racing all my life and ...

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Draymond Green gets animated in postgame media session

Except, maybe not? Despite it going into the scorebook as a technical foul on Green, and being recorded by the NBA's own realtime play-by-play as a technical foul on Green, and being remembered by t...

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Virat Kohli Reveals Why Hardik Pandya Was Sent Ahead Of MS Dhoni

Virat Kohli Reveals Why Hardik Pandya Was Sent Ahead Of MS Dhoni

While celebrations were galore post-India's win against Pakistan , people just could not stop talking about this absolutely delightful picture from the match. "The IPL is different, and worldwide run...

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Louisville tops Kentucky 5-2 in NCAA super regional opener

Louisville tops Kentucky 5-2 in NCAA super regional opener

He allowed four earned runs in 5.1 innings, gave up seven hits, walked two and struck out three. Ellis went 3 for 4 with two home runs and a walk. The No. Ellis, the hometown kid who said he tried to ...

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LeBron James got away with groin kick, shove during Game 3

LeBron James got away with groin kick, shove during Game 3

James signed a three-year, $100 million deal with the Cavaliers in 2016 that has a player option for 18-19. "He completely bashed and disrespected not only me as an individual, but disrespected my...

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Hamilton triumphs in Canadian GP

Lewis Hamilton took his third victory of the season with a dominant win in the Canadian Grand Prix , leading home a Mercedes one-two as Ferrari hit trouble. As the Frenchman lost momentum, Vette...

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Lewis Hamilton wins 3rd straight Canadian GP, Stroll gets points

Lewis Hamilton admitted he had to dig down deep during qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix but the fastest lap ever seen around the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve saw him take his fourth pole posi...

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Irving stars as Cavs end Warriors' run

Irving stars as Cavs end Warriors' run

It wasn't a goal of ours to start the postseason, but now that's it's attainable, we have our eyes set on it. "That first quarter, they came out and hit us with that incredible punch", Durant said...

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Five Irish Internationals Named In Lions Starting XV To Play Highlanders

Captain Sam Warburton has been carrying an ankle issue but Gatland said the Wales flanker should be ready to face the Highlanders on Tuesday night. "I probably only missed one or two sessions, so ...

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India stroll into semis with rout of South Africa

South Africa have started slowly with the bat right through the tournament and the trend continued against India . With India and Bangladesh joining hosts England in the last four and the victor...

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NASCAR comes to Pocono

NASCAR comes to Pocono

The final caution came when Takuma Sato , driving the same auto he won the Indianapolis 500 in two weeks ago and pushing for another, got his left side slightly into the grass on the front stretch,...

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Smith: I thought we let ourselves down

It's like any of the grounds in England , when you've got the Western Terrace at Headingly, and the outer at the Oval, if you don't get them onside early it can be a long day", he said. In the end, o...

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India knock sloppy South Africa out of Champions Trophy

India knock sloppy South Africa out of Champions Trophy

Having won the toss and elected to field, defending champions India did the job with the ball in a Group B meeting where the losers would be eliminated. Du Plessis (36) was next to depart, inside-ed...

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Penguins dominate Predators, win Game 5 6-0

Penguins dominate Predators, win Game 5 6-0

Pittsburgh Penguins' Ron Hainsey , center, celebrates his goal against the Nashville Predators with Evgeni Malkin , left, and Phil Kessel , right, during the second period in Game 5 of the NHL hock...

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Seth Lugo shines in season debut, Mets beat Braves

Mets starter Matt Harvey threw five scoreless innings ( see full recap ). The Mets , who held the Braves to six runs in the series, have won 16 of their past 21 games in Atlanta , although th...

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Nadal destroys Wawrinka to claim record-extending 10th French Open title

Nadal destroys Wawrinka to claim record-extending 10th French Open title

His thumping 6-2 6-3 6-1 victory over Stan Wawrinka meant he won the title without dropping a set during the whole tournament for the third time in his career having previously repeated the feat in ...

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Nadal defeats Wawrinka to seal record-breaking 10th French Open title

The American-Czech pair defeated unseeded Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua of Australia 6-2, 6-1 for their third successive major title. Top seeds Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova won thei...

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General election 2017: Voters to go to the polls

Around 30 million voters are going to the polls in the General Election called by Theresa May just over seven weeks ago. Some votes have already been cast, through postal voting, which accounted...

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Warriors' Draymond Green embraces role of NBA Finals heel

Warriors' Draymond Green embraces role of NBA Finals heel

If Cleveland wins another game, another level of doubt creeps into Golden State's collective mind, and the Cavs know that. Two tickets to Monday's Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Golden Stat...

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Lugo shines in season debut, Mets beat Braves 2-1

Everything was as it should be, or at least as much as it could be without Noah Syndergaard , Jeurys Familia and David Wright. He gave up six hits and four runs in 1 2/3 innings Saturday to push his E...

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Perfect 10: Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

Perfect 10: Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

The third-seeded Wawrinka of Switzerland was vying for his second Roland Garros title, winning in 2015 for one of his three major championships. Only twelve months ago a tearful Nadal bailed from hi...

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Nadal wins record-breaking 10th French Open

A year ago he withdrew from a third-round match with a wrist injury. Spanish for 10th - in Paris lifts him into historic territory. "I think today, if you play Rafa, if you're not completely fre...

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Smashing return: Cespedes hits slam, Mets beat Braves 6-1

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Sean Newcomb works in the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Atlanta. "We asked a lot of guys to step up, especi...

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Cespedes available to pinch-hit, returning to lineup Monday

He helped himself to his first win of the season with a one-out double in the third. Sean Newcomb, considered Atlanta's top pitching prospect, made his major league debut. He allowed just the one ...

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Murray fights back to reach French Open semi-finals, to meet Wawrinka

Nishikori, bidding to make the semi-finals for the first time, has endured a topsy-turvy French Open , needing five sets to beat Hyeon Chung and four against Fernando Verdasco . Wawrinka is 32 years...

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Daniel Berger wins St. Jude Classic for second straight year

Berger produced four birdies in his immaculate four-under par 66, matching his round on Saturday, to finish ahead of Charl Schwartzel and Kim Meen-whee on 10 under. The former Sydney-sider, Jones,...

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Predators confident with Pekka Rinne at home in Game 6

Predators confident with Pekka Rinne at home in Game 6

Game 5 made it two straight games that the Penguins felt they played well, as Sullivan liked what he saw in Game 4 despite the 4-1 loss. "Understand that we're going to play a desperate team", said ...

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Police Shoot Man Armed With Knife in Brooklyn

Police Shoot Man Armed With Knife in Brooklyn

At least one officer opened fire, shooting the knife-wielding man in the back, sources said. The man he was fighting with was taken to the hospital for treatment to two stab wounds. The man was in cri...

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Major League Baseball draft: Which rounds produce the most All-Stars?

Major League Baseball draft: Which rounds produce the most All-Stars?

It's seen in community service projects done to give back - from building a home for a family in Mexico , doing a skills clinic with special needs children from the local Miracle League or working wi...

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Nadal wins 10th French Open title

It marked a stirring return to the top for Nadal at his preferred event and on his preferred surface: Over his career, he is 79-2 at the French Open and 102-2 in all best-of-five-set matches on clay...

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'Cheers'; Patrick Stewart drinks Champagne from shoe at Canadian Grand Prix

'Cheers'; Patrick Stewart drinks Champagne from shoe at Canadian Grand Prix

After discussing the big victory with Hamilton, Stewart told him, "It's a wonderful win, congratulations!" The fun-loving 27-year-old then offered Stewart the chance to do the same from his other bo...

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Gatland confirms Te'o in mix for first Test against All Blacks

Gatland confirms Te'o in mix for first Test against All Blacks

Leon MacDonald, who won 56 caps for the All Blacks , was the team's anchor at fullback and he is now the Crusaders' backs coach having joined prior to this season alongside head coach Scott Roberts...

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Pedro Caixinha Can Get Best Out of Me, Rangers New Boy Says

Pedro Caixinha Can Get Best Out of Me, Rangers New Boy Says

Portuguese winger Daniel Candeias has joined Rangers on a two-year deal from Benfica . "Knowing him and hearing what he told me I would have never been able to say no to this project". DANIEL CAN...

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