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Celtic signs Hayes from Aberdeen

Celtic signs Hayes from Aberdeen

All will have to be prepared for whatever assignment that tomorrow's draw in Nyon throws up, with Hayes giving the impression it couldn't be any other way for him after spending a career envious of th...

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US Open 2017: Erin Hills playing tough despite heavy rainfall

England's Paul Casey and Tommy Fleetwood shared the lead on seven under par alongside American duo Brooks Koepka and Brian Harman, the first four-way tie after 36 holes since 1974. But in the previo...

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I am sure it will be a well-contested final: Kohli

They won against Sri Lanka miraculously in a must-win affair and bettered their show against England in the semi. The 28-year-old has scored 81*, 0, 76* and 96* in four innings of the tournament and h...

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India vs Pakistan, ICC Champions Trophy Final: 'PAK has nothing to lose'

But not only have Pakistan , the lowest ranked team in a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global sides, always been regarded as world cricket's most "unpredictable" outfit, they hav...

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The Saskatchewan Roughriders have released quarterback Vince Young

This comes after Young signed with the Roughriders in March. Young tore a hamstring earlier this month and had missed out on the Roughriders' preseason game against Winnipeg. He also spent time in t...

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Virat Kohli: India will be neither arrogant nor 'intimidated' against Pakistan

Prior to this summer's Champion's Trophy , Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel told reporters that India would not play Pakistan in any future non-tournament fixtures, while cross-border "terror fr...

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Abu Salem, five others convicted

Abu Salem, five others convicted

The court held the accused guilty of charges related to involvement in criminal conspiracy and other charges of the TADA, Indian Penal Code, Explosive Substances Act and the Arms Act. The court, in ...

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McIlroy heading home after erratic round of golf

ERIN, Wisconsin After grabbing a share of the early second round lead at the U.S. Open, Paul Casey crashed down the leaderboard with a triple bogey as the Erin Hills layout showed its teeth on Fri...

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I'm staying at Atletico Madrid, insists Antoine Griezmann

And according to AS Spain's Javier Matallanas, the Frenchman will sign a contract with Atletico that was offered to him a few weeks ago amid uncertainty surrounding his future. But, in an intervie...

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Tricky conditions as players begin third round of US Open

Jason Day and Rory McIlroy also missed the cut, and this marked the first time the top three players in the world have all missed the cut in a major. If Thomas had already caught the eye - both with...

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Rory McIlroy misery after fast start stalls

The result of his Friday grind? "I struck the ball nicely, had some opportunities, rolled a few putts over the edge". That's not a coincidence. After all, the U.S. "I asked [my caddie] if he was all r...

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Kohli calm ahead of India-Pakistan final

The spin duo of Imad Wasim and Mohammad Hafeez alongside medium-pacer Rumman Raees - who made his debut in the semi-finals - will look to provide depth and variation to the Pakistan bowling line...

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Pakistan's Mohammad Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final

One can also gamble on many other aspects of the game, such as 10-over score by each team or even total scores by both. Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur: "They've [his team] been outstanding, the ...

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LeBron James: Cleveland Cavaliers weren't overmatched in NBA Finals

Whomever is the GM of this team going forward, they're going to have to figure out a way to reshape a roster that is top-heavy on salaries. "Just the camaraderie, the togetherness, that's what it wa...

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Agent offers glimmer of hope for United over Morata

With veteran pair Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney expected to leave the club before next season, Jose Mourinho has set his sights on bolstering his front line options at Old Trafford. Despit...

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Warriors give Oakland a reason to celebrate

Warriors give Oakland a reason to celebrate

In so doing, the players join several of the New England Patriots' players, who declined their visit with US President Donald Trump following their Super Bowl win. He won a championship, and then ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez refuses to be blackmailed

And now the player wants to leave Madrid, despite signing a five-year contract in November, which includes an £880m (1bn euro) release clause. It's highly unlikely that Ronaldo would want to move ...

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Steve Kerr praises LeBron James and compares him to Michael Jordan

There aren't usually words for that kind of sacrifice, but Kevin Durant found just the right ones, when he gave his mom a tearful shoutout in his acceptance speech for the NBA's Most Valuable P...

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Saudi's ignore minute's silence for Australians killed in terrorist attacks

Saudi's ignore minute's silence for Australians killed in terrorist attacks

On Thursday the team waived the minute's silence and instead held their playing positions while waiting for the Australians to finish making their respects. The AFC meanwhile said any disciplinary a...

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Oakland celebrates title with parade

Some reports have suggested James, the best player on the planet, may head to California to join the Lakers or Clippers in 2018, likely bringing talented players along in an effort to topple the War...

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Bairstow set to replace Roy for England in Champions Trophy semis

Bairstow set to replace Roy for England in Champions Trophy semis

Roy has formed a productive opening partnership with Alex Hales since they were brought together after the 2015 World Cup. And Morgan insisted he would have "no worries" about Bairstow opening - som...

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Warriors fans celebrate championship with parade, rally

If Green indeed was the drunkest player at the after-party, it's even more impressive that he returned to the gym one day later for a workout with the Larry O'Brien Trophy. As the story goes, last M...

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Durant's text to Draymond after Warriors lost Game 7 of 2016 Finals

Except it's not almost as much fun to root for the team that has the deck stacked in its favor. Superstar point guard Stephen Curry not-so-subtly referred to the president an "ass" when Under Ar...

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Curry won't go to White House if invited

But Steph Curry told reporters Wednesday that while the team will still decide as a group on what they plan to do, he hasn't changed his stance from what he would like that decision to be. "So you...

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Murray, Cilic, Halep, Suarez reach French Open 4th round

Murray, Cilic, Halep, Suarez reach French Open 4th round

Both of us hand some chances in the first set, the second set was the same. The players split the first two sets. While Murray won that affair too - and their only previous grand slam meeting - Del ...

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Four-way tie at top of US Open standings after second day

Fleetwood dropped a shot at the last to close a four-under 68 at Erin Hills to join Brooks Koepka and Justin Thomas - who fired a record-breaking 63 - in a share of second. Masters champion Sergio G...

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Paul Casey stays in US Open hunt as Rory McIlroy misses cut

Even though construction of Erin Hills began a year earlier (summer of 2004) than Chambers Bay (fall of 2005), and also opening 10 months before Chambers Bay in 2006 - the University Place links-sty...

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Shahid Afridi requests India to soften stance on bilateral cricket

Amir, however, has once again become a mainstay of the Pakistan team since returning to the side early in 2016, appearing in 47 of the team's 57 matches across all global formats following his comeb...

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England ODI team not 'finished article' yet, says Joe Root

Pakistan , which can be shaky when batting second, has successfully chased down in three successive matches that included Ahmed's gritty half century against Sri Lanka after Pakistan had collapsed...

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McIlroy misses cut after 'shooting himself in foot'

Few have had a more stomach-churning ride at a major as Casey, playing the Erin Hills back nine first, opened his round with a birdie at the 11th before plunging down the leaderboard with a triple-b...

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Pakistan's Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final

Pakistan's Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final

For us, it will be a clincher in terms of the brand of cricket that we want to play, where we want to take the team. While India , who enjoy 12-2 record against Pakistan in ICC events and have de...

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Champions Trophy final: Mercurial Pakistan shouldn't be discounted, says Hussey

Champions Trophy final: Mercurial Pakistan shouldn't be discounted, says Hussey

As they have done many times before, however, Pakistan suddenly found form with wins over top-ranked South Africa and Sri Lanka before delivering an outstanding all-round display to stun previously ...

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Champion Trophy final: Kohli wants to stay away from social media

You have to find a way to deal with it. "Best to say we are at minus 5000 now for tickets". "We never spoke about the semi-final in a different way and we are not talking about the final in a differ...

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NBA Champion Warriors Unanimously Decide to Skip Trump's White House Visit

A representative for the Warriors was not immediately available to discuss reports of the team's alleged decision not to visit Trump. The Golden State Warriors are great at basketball, and almos...

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Thomas shoots 63; breaks US Open record

Thomas shoots 63; breaks US Open record

Now consider that the largest 36-hole comeback in U.S. Open history was 11 shots by Lou Graham in 1975. Paul Casey rode a rollercoaster to a four-way share of second-round lead at the US Open on F...

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'I'm good at them' - Lindelof offers to take free-kicks for Man Utd

A record-breaking return to his former club Manchester United has been speculated, who is apparently keen to leave Spain altogether. Other players, such as Romelu Lukaku and Antoine Griezmann were...

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Forget group win over Pakistan, Kohli warns before final

We've closed the chapter on that. "In the PSL we're getting all our top players rubbing shoulders with some of the best players around the world, so that is rubbing off on our cricket now, which is fi...

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Golden State Warriors To Skip Visit To Trump White House

Golden State Warriors To Skip Visit To Trump White House

Later, he was straightforward and serious: "We were heartbroken last year, but this year was our turn". James has taken his teams, in Miami and now Cleveland, to seven consecutive finals. Then, as C...

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New Zealand keen to take Australia form into England clash

In reply, New Zealand struggled to overcome the first over loss of Luke Ronchi for a golden duck and, although Kane Williamson struck an assured 87, his teammates were slowly picked off by Englan...

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Ronaldo attracting headlines after reports he might quit Madrid

It is not just Ronaldo they will need to stop though - winger Bernardo Silva, who missed Euro 2016 through injury, is fresh from winning the French title with Monaco and sealing a big-money move to ...

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