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Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia

Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia

Portugal are making their first appearance in the Confederations Cup, the eight-nation competition played by continental champions plus host Russian Federation and World Cup victor Germany. "We have...

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Courtois contract talks stall over £200k-a-week wage demands

Courtois contract talks stall over £200k-a-week wage demands

However, the Belgium worldwide wants financial recognition for his performances last season in which he kept 16 clean sheets for Antonio Conte's side. Courtois' representatives have held a number of m...

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Red Sox Manage Only 4 Hits, Lose 3-2 to Orioles

Red Sox Manage Only 4 Hits, Lose 3-2 to Orioles

Right-hander Chris Tillman (1-2, 5.87) faces left-hander Chris Sale (6-2, 2.77). He was the first left-handed batter to hit a home run off Rodriguez since July 16, 2016. Porcello fell to 4-9 wit...

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Jonny Bairstow replaces Jason Roy for England against Pakistan

The former ended Morgan's odd stay in the middle - the England captain striking at under 70 but constantly appearing to be living on the knife's edge. I think his all-around ability is as good as we...

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Torch back on run for Special Olympics

Torch back on run for Special Olympics

From left to right are: SIUE Dispatcher Kathleen Pont , SIUE Lieutenant Lisa Johnson , SIUE Detective Phil Ragsdale , SIUE Sergeant Mark Ferrell and SIUE Sergeant Adam Severit with the torch in...

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Pakistan in maiden final

While most would accept that they have enjoyed a little fortune on the way to the semi-final - rain came to their rescue against Australia - the general impression remains: Bangladesh are a growing...

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NASCAR Cup Series: Pocono 400 live stream

Jimmie Johnson just may be heating up as the summer starts and that could be bad news for the rest of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers. “Ill get to see a lot of friends and family that ...

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Chelsea first opponents for Spurs at new 'home' Wembley

Ronald Koeman's men start the season at home to Stoke but then face Manchester City away, Chelsea away, Tottenham at home and Manchester United away in their following four games. There promis...

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United complete Lindelof deal

The centre-back underwent a medical with United on Wednesday and the Premier League club finalised the deal promptly, meaning Lindelof can prepare to make his debut on United's summer tour of the ...

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Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs, lows

That's what McIlroy said Tuesday when he learned the USGA was carving back wide swaths of fescue less than 48 hours before the start of the championship, to lessen the punishment for errant drives. Th...

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Juan Martin del Potro Comforts Injured Opponent In Ultimate Show Of Sportsmanship

Juan Martin del Potro Comforts Injured Opponent In Ultimate Show Of Sportsmanship

Top-ranked Andy Murray takes on familiar rival Juan Martin del Potro in remaining third-round play at the French Open on Saturday. Murray said: "I expected a very tough match". It was very slow ...

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Fowler in control at Erin Hills in quest for first major

Open said the pilot is "OK" after the craft crashed but that he was taken to a hospital. Chasing his first major title, 28-year-old Fowler equalled the lowest opening score relative to par in US...

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Top ranking and French final in touching distance for Pliskova

But Ostapenko played fearlessly in the decider and pounded away a 50th clean victor to become the first Latvian player to reach a grand slam final. Halep is the only break he took the first set, t...

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How to watch Golden State celebrate an National Basketball Association championship online

If so he will have help from shooting guard Klay Thompson and do-it-all power forward Draymond Green , who are already locked into long-term contracts with the Warriors. Presidents have hosted world ...

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National Basketball Association champion Warriors to parade through the streets of Oakland

Curry is joined by coach Steve Kerr and teammate Andre Igoudala in having expressed distaste for the Republican in the Oval Office. "This is a moment we all need to enjoy together". Shaun Livingsto...

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Minnesota Twins select Andrew Bechtold in Round 5 of 2017 MLB Draft

Minnesota Twins select Andrew Bechtold in Round 5 of 2017 MLB Draft

The Indians will have two picks on the day, with picks #64 and 71 overall. The Blue Devils were led by in the draft by first baseman Justin Bellinger , who was picked No. Brown earned the Friday n...

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Sidney Crosby wins back-to-back Conn Smythe Award trophies

Sidney Crosby wins back-to-back Conn Smythe Award trophies

This year's final averaged 4.762 million viewers on NBC and NBCSN , representing a 19 per cent increase from the previous year when the Penguins defeated the Sharks. Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo Spor...

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Ruthless India cruise into semi-finals

Ruthless India cruise into semi-finals

The maverick right-hander was also asked to explain the reason why South Africa fail to hold on to their nerves in knockout matches of big tournaments. The series gets underway on June 21 at the Age...

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Buster Posey injures himself … on a home run swing?

Buster Posey injures himself … on a home run swing?

The Giants have dealt with constant injuries over the past few years at Coors Field, where the combination of altitude and low humidity can put players at risk of dehydration. Kelby Tomlinson and Aaro...

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NBA champion Warriors to parade through the streets of Oakland

Kerr said he was proud that the team "came back from the heartbreak of a year ago". Less than 24 hours after winning the 2017 NBA Finals on Monday night, the Warriors unanimously voted to dec...

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Lions need to step up against Maori as tests loom

Lions need to step up against Maori as tests loom

Maori All Blacks warhorse Liam Messam says unshackling from the rivalries of franchise and provincial rugby to unite for the British and Irish Lions' challenge was a cinch. This was Sexton's best...

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The Audible: Winning in 2017 erases Warriors 2016 collapse

Golden State coach Steve Kerr has been among the most vocal figures in sports against Trump's policies. The following morning, there were unconfirmed reports that said the team had voted unanimous...

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Belmont Stakes 2017 victor, payouts: Trifecta, superfecta lead to big payday

With a possible Triple Crown glittering on the horizon, Always Dreaming lost the Preakness, which, as disappointing as it was for Pletcher, provided a measure of relief, since it eliminated a scen...

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Warriors Deny Reports That They've Decided To Skip White House Visit

Kerr said the reports made him imagine a laughable scene in the Warriors' locker room in which the team was celebrating and "pouring Champagne on each other's heads". "It's handsome, man. Once in ...

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Murray sweeps past Khachanov into French Open quarters

In the quarter-finals Murray will face eighth seed Kei Nishikori , who recovered from losing the opening set 6-0 to beat Fernando Verdasco . The good news was that he found a way to get over the l...

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Kerr plans to coach Warriors 'for a long time'

Kerr plans to coach Warriors 'for a long time'

Durant is so dedicated to winning multiple championships that he is reportedly considering taking less money from the team in order to free up space to re-sign key reserves like Shaun Livingston and...

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2017-2018 Premier League schedule released

2017-2018 Premier League schedule released

In the other opening-day fixtures , Manchester United host West Ham , Manchester City travel to newly promoted Brighton , Liverpool face Watford and Spurs are at Newcastle . Their match ...

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Zidane: What I Told Real Stars At HT

Thousands of delirious Real Madrid fans called for Cristiano Ronaldo to win a fifth Ballon d'Or on Sunday as the Spanish giants paraded the Champions League trophy for a record 12th time. Real Mad...

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Stephen Curry Says He Probably Wouldn't Visit Donald Trump, White House

The Warriors won the title in 2015 before the Cavaliers made their historic comeback past year. "I'm just excited to do something special", Curry said during the presentation of the Larr...

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Premier League fixtures: Arsenal target return to Champions League places

Premier League fixtures: Arsenal target return to Champions League places

In the opening round, Brighton's first ever Premier League game is at home against Man City, while Huddersfield's first top-tier game since 1972 is at Crystal Palace . It then gets more hard fo...

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FIRS: Federal Government To employ 7500 Graduates As Tax Advocates

FIRS: Federal Government To employ 7500 Graduates As Tax Advocates

With a tax to GDP ratio of only six percent, one of the lowest in the world and 14 million tax payers out of 69.6 million economically active people (20 percent), Adeosun explained that there was a lo...

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Defending champion Johnson off-target at US Open

Shane Lowry is the best placed of the Irish after finishing with a birdie to card a one-under 71, six behind leader Rickie Fowler . No, not everyone was pleased with the decision to remove the haza...

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Blimp crashes near Erin Hills during first round of US Open

Brian Harman and Rickie Fowler were the early leaders at three under. Johnson surely didn't expect to end his first round 10 strokes off the lead and having to scramble on Friday to make the cut....

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Real Madrid winger Lucas Vazquez: What Zidane told me about Cardiff axe

Whilst Ronaldo's double sentenced Juventus to a comprehensive 4-1 defeat at Cardiff's Principality Stadium, almost 2,000 kilometres away over 70,000 supporters congregated to watch the match of eigh...

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Fisher homers in MLB debut as Astros down Rangers 13-2

Fisher homers in MLB debut as Astros down Rangers 13-2

Fisher added an RBI single later in the sixth and came home along with Marisnick when George Springer lined a two-run double to the gap in right-center field off Dillon Gee . Martes allowed one run,...

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Lions sweat on Owen Farrell's fitness ahead of Test series

Lions sweat on Owen Farrell's fitness ahead of Test series

Jonny Sexton also returned at flyhalf in an all-Irish combination with scrumhalf Connor Murray, while England's Owen Farrell will be on the bench. "So he was just down a little bit on confidence, ...

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Red Sox reliever Tyler Thornburg out for season

Red Sox reliever Tyler Thornburg out for season

In February, Thornburg said he had "never had shoulder issues whatsoever" and traced the issue to a possible miscommunication over the requirements of the Red Sox's shoulder-strengthening program, spe...

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Kevin Durant Sends Message To Rihanna After Winning NBA Title

The team is called the Golden State Warriors , but they don't belong to all of California. That is because the Warriors boast an intimidating starting lineup featuring four All-Stars in their 20s w...

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Curry to pass on White House celebration visit

At the other end of the court, with nothing but pride at stake, Smith changed gambling outcomes across the country, draining a three with 15 seconds left. No doubt about it. "The toughest challenge ...

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Thomas Barr takes third place at Diamond League meet

The 21-year-old topped his personal best by a quarter of a second to post a National Record time of 48.25, beating a lineup made up of many top Europeans and the United States' Kerron Clement who ...

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