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Jelena Ostapenko v Timea Bacsinszky - player profiles

Before this, she had never been beyond the third round at a major. Djokovic has been struggling for consistency and the 23-year-old Thiem is expected to provide a tough challenge even if the Austria...

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Penguins top Predators for back-to-back Stanley Cups

Penguins top Predators for back-to-back Stanley Cups

Captain Sidney Crosby came away with the Conn Smythe Trophy as the playoff MVP after finishing with 27 points. With the Pittsburgh Penguins winning the Stanley Cup on Sunday night after a game...

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Diego Costa: 'I will not fight for Chelsea place'

Costa scored a vital goal for Spain in their 2-1 World Cup European Qualifier win over Macedonia on Sunday in Skopje but it was his club future back under the spotlight when he spoke after the game. A...

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MLB Draft Open Thread: Rounds one and two, 6/12/17

MLB Draft Open Thread: Rounds one and two, 6/12/17

The Charleston RiverDogs are the Yankees' affiliate in the Class A South Atlantic League and a likely destination for Schmidt at some point in 2018 or 2019. But with 40 rounds to acquire players, good...

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Australia to make bid to host women's World Cup in 2023

Australia to make bid to host women's World Cup in 2023

Australia is set to enter the bidding for the 2023 Women's World Cup, with the government committing to fund the campaign despite a heavy backlash from a failed push for the 2022 World Cup that event...

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Warriors Get Their Revenge, Defeat Cavaliers to Win 2017 NBA Finals

Warriors Get Their Revenge, Defeat Cavaliers to Win 2017 NBA Finals

The Cavaliers set NBA Finals record for most points in a quarter , most points in a half and most 3-pointers as a team in a Finals game in the Game 4 win. "So I would hope we're more ready, more ...

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Mahmudullah, Shakib lead Bangladesh to a historic win over NZ

Mahmudullah, Shakib lead Bangladesh to a historic win over NZ

To make it to their first ever semi-final in an ICC tournament, Bangladesh will hope that England beat Australia on Saturday, which would leave Australia on 2 points and Bangladesh will...

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Predators Fan Admits To Throwing Catfish Onto Ice During Game 1

Predators Fan Admits To Throwing Catfish Onto Ice During Game 1

You be the judge of that. I played a long time for the first time having a chance to play for the Cup. The OVER is 4-0 in the last four games between Nashville and Pittsburgh. Malkin scored on a 5-on-...

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Rays take Brendan McKay with No. 4 pick in MLB Draft

He holds Louisville school records for strikeouts in a single season (140) and a career (385), but Tampa designated him as a hitter. As a left-handed pitcher, he has a 10-3 record with a 2.34 ERA. The...

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1 for real this time

1 for real this time

Jutanugarn went back-to-back again later in the season including winning the Ricoh Women's British Open , where she became the first major champion (male or female) from Thailand. I had like a five-f...

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Tharanga suspended for two ODIs for over-rate offence

Tharanga suspended for two ODIs for over-rate offence

South Africa captain AB de Villiers was hit for a minor over rate offence in the pre-tournament bilateral series against England , but that strike against his name does not carry into the ICC ev...

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Tyronn Lue doesn't buy that Cavaliers have nothing to lose

Tyronn Lue doesn't buy that Cavaliers have nothing to lose

Some variation of those words was written or uttered somewhere nearly one year ago. They won Game 6 at The Q, 115-101, and then won Game 7, in Oakland, 93-89 to become the first team in National Baske...

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Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to National Basketball Association title

Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to National Basketball Association title

He finished with 10 points and 12 rebounds while Andre Iguodala, the MVP of the 2015 NBA Finals , added 20 points off the bench. Four-time NBA MVP LeBron James said keeping Curry from a break...

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Dolphins at Eagles preseason week 3 live on NFL Network

Dolphins at Eagles preseason week 3 live on NFL Network

NFL Network announced their live broadcast schedule for the preseason, and it includes the 49ers Week 1 game against the Kansas City Chiefs , and their Week 2 game against the Denver Broncos . Th...

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Liverpool apologise to Saints and end interest in Van Dijk

It's a huge boost for the Merseyside club, who had made Van Dijk their top summer target after their leaky defence nearly cost them a place in the top four of the Premier League and Champions Leagu...

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Trump Walks All Over Tillerson On Qatar Dispute

Trump Walks All Over Tillerson On Qatar Dispute

Following the crisis, Iranian officials accused the US of setting the scene for the escalating Gulf diplomatic crisis during President Donald Trump's recent trip to the Saudi Arabia . He credited...

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Phillies select Adam Haseley with eighth overall pick

Phillies select Adam Haseley with eighth overall pick

But as we noted earlier, Baseball America wrote Friday that "the Phils are said to be off" Smith, whom the publication has falling all the way to the Giants at No. "Having to deal with adversity t...

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Dennis Rodman is Heading Back to North Korea

Dennis Rodman is Heading Back to North Korea

They gave no further details. The visit, the objective of which remained unclear, would be Rodman's latest to the nuclear-armed nation. Rodman, who is known as much for his piercings, ever-changin...

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Warriors storm back, take lead in 2nd quarter

Warriors storm back, take lead in 2nd quarter

With their backs against the wall facing elimination, the Cavaliers exploded out of the gate with the best offensive first quarter and first half in NBA Finals history. But the Warriors also recog...

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Kane reflects on 'special' goal after England rescue job

It was just phenomenal. England travelled to Paris on the back of their dramatic 2-2 draw in Scotland on Saturday, when they were reminded that their place in Russian Federation can not be taken...

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Warriors vs. Cavs NBA Finals Game 5 Preview And Prediction

The Warriors still hold a 3-1 lead in the series, but their bid for 16-0 in the playoffs is over. Seven technical fouls, one flagrant foul, stars LeBron James and Kevin Durant jawing at each o...

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Brendan McKay wins third straight John Olerud Award

His.343 average is second-best on the team, and he's also second in home runs (17) and RBIs (56). On Saturday, McKay worked into the seventh inning, striking out nine in UofL's Super Regional clin...

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Jelena Ostapenko springs a surprise in French Open

Jelena Ostapenko springs a surprise in French Open

With the rankings cut-off several weeks ago, Ostapenko is now still one out, although a wild card will surely be made available for her if she wants it. The more players who, like Ostapenko, can step ...

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Draymond Green Calls Cavs Fans Dumb

We did a good job of that. No one will question their heart or effort if they play hard and lose. And just take it a possession at a time , just focus on what we have to do every time down the cour...

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Chinese consortium to attempt Newcastle takeover

Chinese consortium to attempt Newcastle takeover

But now, it is now understood that the Londoner is willing to listen to any offers for the club. Newcastle were the subject of an unsuccessful Chinese bid past year and the club have previously been...

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Steve Kerr Gets Technical Originally Charged to Draymond Green in Game 4

The scorers table initially marked that play down as a common foul on Green and a technical foul on Green as well. "Yeah, they messed that one up bad", Green said. "When the technical foul was calle...

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Kristina Mladenovic stuns Garbine Muguruza in fourth round

Nadal, seeking a record 10th championship at the clay-court major, overwhelmed Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 and has dropped only 20 games so far. Meanwhile, Ukrainian Svitolina, with four title...

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National Basketball Association on if Kevin Durant joining Golden State is unfair

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) gestures to fans during the second half against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland, Friday, June 9, 2017...

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Torino intend to keep Belotti despite AC Milan and Man Utd links

Torino intend to keep Belotti despite AC Milan and Man Utd links

The Italian striker, who scored 28 goals in 35 Serie A appearances this season, has been heavily linked with a move away from Torino this summer with Manchester United said to be leading the chase...

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Man Utd Prepare New Offer For Real Star

Man Utd Prepare New Offer For Real Star

United are reportedly making a move for the 24-year-old as a replacement for Zlatan Ibrahimovic , but Milan appear close to signing him, and are willing to pay €60 million . Morata scored a late equ...

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Numerous Reasons for Draymond to Step Up in Game 5 of Finals

Numerous Reasons for Draymond to Step Up in Game 5 of Finals

Some variation of those words was written or uttered somewhere nearly one year ago. James: No, they got us where they want us. "I guarantee you they don't want to get on a plane and go back to Cle...

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Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury waives no-movement clause

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury waives no-movement clause

Although Vegas reportedly has interest in the two-time All-Star, Fleury's no-movement clause allows him to be traded to 18 teams, according to multiple reports, so the Penguins have options. Murray ...

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Defiant De Villiers defends captaincy

And the India skipper did give a few examples of what Dhoni suggested during the South Africa game. Proteas captain Ab de Villiers , meanwhile, is coming off the first golden-duck of his ODI care...

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Sheffield-born ace Dominic Calvert-Lewin fires England to World Cup glory

He would go on to score against Hull City and play in a Merseyside derby, but this experience tops everything in his fledgling career and the striker could barely put into words how he was feeling. Th...

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Someone just paid $133000 for two tickets to game 5

And look, he hasn't lost any of the intensity and he hasn't lost his edge. The Cavs had 11 offensive boards in Game 4 - four from Tristan Thompson . From Friday to Sunday , those odds haven't ...

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Draymond Green Knew 1st Half Tech Was On Steve Kerr

Green never left the floor after receiving his "second" tech and his explanation was that he knew it was his first of the game. "So I knew I didn't have a technical foul". When Green fouled Iman Shump...

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Warriors have chance to clinch NBA title at home

Warriors have chance to clinch NBA title at home

It's not only because we didn't play well. "I expect us to come out guns blazing. If they make tough threes over us when can nearly live with those instead of the stare down, rhythm - you can make a...

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Draymond Green, Steve Kerr Technical Foul Mixup Clarified by Game 4 Officials

Callahan said he didn't find out there was a misunderstanding about the first technical foul being on Kerr and not Green until Green picked up the technical in the second half, and official John Goble...

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Cavs open Game 5 with backs against the wall

Cavs open Game 5 with backs against the wall

Kevin Durant , who joined the Warriors as a free agent past year, won his first championship ring and led the Warriors with 39 points. The Cavs grabbed a fairly stunning 41-34 lead in the 2nd qu...

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Referees explain the mix-up on the Draymond Green technical foul

Referees explain the mix-up on the Draymond Green technical foul

There were a series of tweets here - and the refs were indeed pretty bad during the game. Green, though, was not ejected. The wildly combative and fiery game had 51 personal fouls, seven technic...

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