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Louisville builds big lead, holds off Aggies for 8-4 CWS win

Louisville builds big lead, holds off Aggies for 8-4 CWS win

Sam Bordner pitched three scoreless innings, bridging the gap to closer Lincoln Henzman, who pitched a ideal ninth inning. Fitch came through one more time in the eighth inning with an RBI double to...

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Ward stuns Kovalev in eighth to defend titles

LAS VEGAS , USA - American Andre Ward stopped Sergey Kovalev in the eighth round to retain his IBF, WBA and WBO titles on Saturday, June 17 (Sunday in Manila) in an entertaining rematch of their l...

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Ronaldo attracting the headlines after report he might leave Real Madrid

Ronaldo attracting the headlines after report he might leave Real Madrid

Vela pinged the ball back across goal to capitalise upon the poaching abilities of Mexico's all-time leading goalscorer Javier Hernandez . Hector Moreno's injury time goal earned Mexico ...

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Pakistan beat India by 180 runs to win ICC CT 2017 finals

Pakistan thrashed arch-rivals India by 180 runs to win the worldwide cricket tournament at The Oval in London , U.K. on Sunday. He struck a crucial blow in his very next over when he dismissed...

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Pakistan create history, thrash India in Champions Trophy final

Left-arm fast bowler Amir, whose career was nearly ended on the other side of London s River Thames by a ban and jail term he received for his part in a spot-fixing scam during a 2010 Test against E...

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Aussie cricket contingent safe after London attacks

Aussie cricket contingent safe after London attacks

Australia was tracking well to record their first victory of the tournament at 83-1 off 16 overs in pursuit of Bangladesh's well below par total of 182. Both teams will head into their penultimate ...

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Confed Cup: Chicharito Scores As Resilient Mexico Hold Portugal

Confed Cup: Chicharito Scores As Resilient Mexico Hold Portugal

Chile is ranked fourth, but lacks the same tradition as Portugal and Mexico and has struggled in South American qualifying. Euro 2016 Champions Portugal face off against 2015 CONCAF Cup Winner...

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Ben Stokes staying calm amid talk about his talent

In the final encounter of Group A, England registered a 40 run win over Australia courtesy of DLS. Batting first, Australia scored 277 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in allotted fifty overs. T...

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US Open: Brooks Koepka wins first major championship at Erin Hills

After his 68 on Saturday put him in contention yet again at a major, Fowler said he was looking forward to what was supposed to be a windier, tougher day at Erin Hills. This is only his second U.S. Op...

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Final round at Erin Hills

But then he three-putted from long range on the 13th and the 14th, and lost all hope when he missed the green on the 17th while going after the flag. But consider the fact that he started par-birdie-b...

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Confederations Cup: Our Play Matched Portugal, Says Mexico's Osorio

Confederations Cup: Our Play Matched Portugal, Says Mexico's Osorio

Speaking before Portugal faced Mexico in their Group A opener on Sunday in Kazan , Infantino also sent his condolences to the Portuguese people following the forest fire that killed more than 60 ...

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Mexico score incredible last minute equalizer against Portugal

Mexico score incredible last minute equalizer against Portugal

After the report, global media filled Portugal's training session in Kazan , where Ronaldo trained normally with the rest of the squad. Mexico's Javier Hernandez celebrates after scoring hi...

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Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

It's the first time that has happened since 1998-2000. There hasn't been a repeat victor in the U.S. Open in almost 30 years, since Curtis Strange in 1989, but it sure looked like the same guy won t...

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Brooks Koepka caps record week with US Open title

He birdied the par-5 18th to close out a 6-under 66. "It was really cool". "What I've done this week is awesome", said Koepka. Brian Harman played well and finished with the Lead, -12 for the Ch...

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Kovalev calls for third Ward bout after controversial stoppage

The people around him did. Yet, while Kovalev added, "I want to get another fight", the rivalry seems to be over with no rematch clause in effect and Ward saying afterward he might want to move to c...

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US Open: The latest from the final round

Thomas , Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood were one shot back. It was somewhat soft, the pin placements weren't the toughest of the week, and Thomas played some smartly aggressive golf in less-tha...

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Pakistan beat India by 180 runs, win ICC Champions Trophy 2017

This was the biggest margin of victory in any ICC ODI tournament in terms of runs. Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed, in his opening address to the media, said the win will boost Pakistan cricket and "hopef...

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Mexico snatch late 2-2 draw against Portugal in Confed Cup

Mexico snatch late 2-2 draw against Portugal in Confed Cup

Mexico netted an injury time equaliser to deny Portugal victory in a Confederations Cup Group A game that ended 2-2 at the Kazan Arena on Sunday. A source claims Ronaldo "feels great indign...

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Brooks Koepka surges late to win US Open, first major championship

Koepka carded a closing 67 at a windswept Erin Hills to finish 16 under par, matching the tournament scoring record set by Rory McIlroy at Congressional in 2011. The 20-year-old Scheffler, who plays...

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Fakhar, Amir sparkle as Pakistan stun India

Fakhar, Amir sparkle as Pakistan stun India

The nation is looking forward to the match and is hoping for Pakistan's victory. "I think it will be a close match", said another. "I said it before the England game, if we put our "A" game together...

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Brooks Koepka wins US Open title at Erin Hills

Open in Wisconsin. Matsuyama got off to a fast start with three birdies in his first five holes, including a 41-foot putt from just off the green on No. Koepka birdied No. 1 to move into a tie with...

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Brooks Koepka Wins 2017 US Open

Starved of any playing privileges in the United States when he turned pro in 2012, Koepka played the Challenge Tour in Europe, graduated onto the European Tour and then progressed onto the PGA Tour ...

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Runners-up India will take Champions Trophy defeat in stride

Like many people, Pathan also believes the Virat Kohli-led India's strength lies in its batting while Pakistan would bank on its superb bowling attack in the summit clash. But luck was on Pakista...

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Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup

Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup

A loss here wouldn't have been a disaster. But Portugal's talisman was at his best in an action-packed first half in his team's opening match , with hosts Russian Federation and New Zealand s...

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Pakistan smash 338 vs India in Champions Trophy final

Azhar Ali , Babar Azam and Imad Wasim too chipped in with handy knocks while a late 57-run dash lifted Pakistan to a solid 338. A dominant Pakistan spanked India by 180 runs in the summit cl...

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Zhang Shuai ends Roland Garros journey, Djokovic wins five-set thriller

Ostapenko has exceeded expectations at Roland Garros, marching into the last four of a major for the first time by beating Caroline Wozniacki in a match which eventually finished after 8pm local tim...

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Portugal-Mexico highlights: Ronaldo's brilliance sets opening goal in Confederations Cup

Portugal-Mexico highlights: Ronaldo's brilliance sets opening goal in Confederations Cup

A loss here wouldn't have been a disaster. Portugal's triumph at Euro 2016 secured them a place in Russian Federation, where they will be making their Confederations Cup debut against CONCACAF Gol...

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'I don't care': Aussie coach tetchy ahead of Confed opener

'I don't care': Aussie coach tetchy ahead of Confed opener

Going into the tournament in South America as the world champions, the Iberians were eliminated in as early as the group stage. Midfielder, Jackson Irvine , however, said there are young players in...

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Mexico vs. Portugal: Confederations Cup highlights, score

Mexico vs. Portugal: Confederations Cup highlights, score

Quaresma had an opportunity to get his second of the game and win it for his team with 10 minutes to go, set up for an acrobatic effort by Ronaldo only to shoot straight at the 'keeper. 3, but it ...

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Spieth (69) finally figures out Erin Hills

Former champion Jordan Spieth was among the interested spectators as the US Open headed for a thrilling climax at Erin Hills on Sunday. Koepka , who finished at 16-under 272, became the seventh...

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Scheffler low amateur at US Open

McIlroy finished at 16-under 268 when he won on rain-softened Congressional in the 2011 U.S. Open. Paul Casey (66-71-75-74) on Friday: "It was wonderful to see that there was no - I felt no - knee-j...

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Brooks Koepka lifts maiden major title at US Open

Jordan Spieth, the 2015 US Open victor, shot a 69 to claw back to one-over. "He ended up losing the facility, and is now almost bankrupt, because of his obsession to get the course built just right,...

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Rising winds set to provide fiendish test in US Open final round

Koepka became the third straight American to win the title. Koepka also reached the green in two on the 667-yard closing hole for a two-putt birdie and a 68. Brian Harman was doing everything he co...

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Why Ronaldo Wants To Leave Real Madrid

Why Ronaldo Wants To Leave Real Madrid

Together with Barcelona's Lionel Messi , the presence of Ronaldo at Madrid has helped LaLiga cement its status as one of the most attractive competitions in world football, leaving Tebas concerned at...

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Champions Trophy: Waqar Younis lashes out at Eoin Morgan for pitch complaint

Much has been made of the pitch for England's Champions Trophy semi-final defeat to Pakistan but Joe Root isn't buying any of that. Pakistan will now face the victor of the second semi-final...

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Cristiano Ronaldo's representatives deny tax fraud allegations

Cristiano Ronaldo's representatives deny tax fraud allegations

Other players to be accused of tax fraud include Fabio Coentrao, Falcao and Pepe, all of share the same agent ( Jorge Mendes) as Ronaldo . Meanwhile Ronaldo , who recently paid an extra $7 mill...

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Hideki Matsuyama closes with 6-under 66 in US Open

A three-time victor on the PGA Tour this season, Thomas also joined the exclusive "59" club by breaking 60 at the Sony Open , but he may have saved his best for Father's Day weekend and his quest f...

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Blaney Breaks Through at Pocono

Blaney Breaks Through at Pocono

But (Ryan) Blaney got that spot by just beating us off pit road. The Wood Brothers have won at least one race in each of the last seven decades, but none since Trevor Bayne won the Daytona 500 in ...

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Pakistan set India 339 to win

Stemming from the partition of British India into India and Pakistan 70 years ago that left one million dead, the neighbours certainly do not have a friendly rivalry. That left India with a ta...

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Winds whip up intrigue for final round US Open

Open record; one of the men who did that was Johnny Miller, who famously shot a final-round 63 to win the 1973 edition at Oakmont. Furyk reached 10-under 200 with a 67 in the third round at Olympia ...

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