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Mayweather, UFC star McGregor agree to August fight

Mayweather, UFC star McGregor agree to August fight

Conor McGregor has set plenty of gate and pay-per-view records in MMA , and he might just achieve similar things in boxing . And 23-year-old Catterall is one of many boxing figures who believes...

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Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia at Confederations Cup

Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia at Confederations Cup

Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt were anxious observers when their defender Carlos Salcedo left the field on a stretcher in Sochi , but they were on hand to congratulate their other Mexico star,...

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Portugal looks to return to winning ways

Portugal looks to return to winning ways

Later on Wednesday, Mexico needed second-half goals by Benfica's Jimenez and Peralta to grab victory over New Zealand in a bad-tempered match at Sochi . Ronaldo took no questions from the media a...

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Floyd Mayweather & Conor McGregor Announce Aug. Fight

The purse for the fight has yet to be disclosed, but it has been reported that each fighter will make over $ 100 million . The boxing format heavily favours the undefeated Mayweather who many cons...

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5 key facts to consider for Conor McGregor vs

Floyd Mayweather posted on social media last night that " It's Official! " and McGregor posted, " The Fight Is On ", hours after an August 26 fight date at the MGM Grand was approved by the Nevada ...

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How I'd Bet $100 On The Belmont Stakes

Neither Always Dreaming nor the 2017 Preakness victor Cloud Computing were in the field for Saturday's Belmont Stakes , the mile-and-a-half race proven to be the toughest Triple Crown event, ...

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Two Brits treated after Portugal fires

Secretary of State for the Interior Jorge Gomes said 62 people burned to death, mostly trapped in their cars engulfed by flames in the Leiria region. Valdemar Alves , the mayor of Pedrogao Grande ,...

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Tax Evasion: Cristiano Ronaldo to appear before court on July 31

Perez said he could understood why the four-times world player of the year had been upset after he was accused last week of evading 14.7 million euros in tax through offshore companies. PSG boss, ...

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Rocket League is NBC's test drive for esports

Rocket League is NBC's test drive for esports

The network will broadcast a two vs. two tournament with a $100,000 prize pool this summer. Sports is investing in the low millions of dollars on the initiative, said Rob Simmelkjaer , senior vice ...

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Projecting their rotation with Paul George

Projecting their rotation with Paul George

When it comes to George , meanwhile, ESPN reported earlier Tuesday that the Indiana Pacers have commenced trade talks with the Los Angeles Lakers , who overwhelmingly rank as George's prefe...

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76ers deal 2 picks for chance at Fultz

Fultz is the guy the Sixers want and they were willing to make the trade with a divisional foe, which is taboo in most circles, to make it happen. However, 76ers president Bryan Colangelo is u...

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Referees can stop games over discriminatory fan behaviour — FIFA Confederations Cup

Referees can stop games over discriminatory fan behaviour — FIFA Confederations Cup

New Zealand have played in the FIFA-backed tournament on three previous occasions, losing all but one of their nine matches . ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - What Vladimir Putin wants, Vladimir ...

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Ronaldo can handle tax scandal pressure: Pepe

Cristiano Ronaldo headed an early victor as Portugal beat hosts Russia 1-0 in the Confederations Cup on Wednesday to go top of Group A and spoil Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev's 100th cap. ...

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Where and when to watch the NBA Draft live

Now that the Sixers moved into the No. 1 slot of the National Basketball Association draft and the Lakers reportedly traded their point guard, D'Angelo Russell, clearing the way to select a poin...

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Pakistan a serious contender for 2019 World Cup, feels Afridi

Pakistan a serious contender for 2019 World Cup, feels Afridi

However, they quickly silenced their critics by defeating top-ranked South Africa and Sri Lanka to reach the last four, where they stunned previously unbeaten hosts England before outclassing defend...

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Banged-up Mets put RHP Wheeler on 10-day disabled list

Banged-up Mets put RHP Wheeler on 10-day disabled list

The rotation has been hit especially hard, with Noah Syndergaard and Matt Harvey also on the DL. The Mets promoted righthanders Tyler Pill and Erik Goeddel from Triple-A Las Vegas. "In the last ...

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For some rookies, NBA draft isn't the start of a pro career

It can only help. The NBA Draft presents plenty of opportunity for the Magic. He selected Kristaps Porzingis and Willy Hernangomez in the 2015 NBA Draft. The Nets hold the No. 57 pick in the se...

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Josh Jackson says he would 'love' to play for Celtics

In this January 29, 2017, file photo, Washington guard Markelle Fultz (20) is shown during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona, in Tucson, Ariz. 2 pick — was dealt by ...

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Vegas Making Moves Before Expansion Draft

Well, the deal now is that NY is willing to give the Knights a first round draft pick (14th overall) in order for them not to select someone of value. In constructing protection rules for this expansi...

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Globetrotting horse Highland Reel wins at Royal Ascot

Globetrotting horse Highland Reel wins at Royal Ascot

He stays and is incredibly fearless. "I think he would be better with easy ground, but I am happy with the way he ran". Highland Reel is out of an Australian-bred mare, Hveger, a daughter of Danehil...

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Chiefs 6 - 34 British & Irish Lions: Timely win in Waikato

Chiefs 6 - 34 British & Irish Lions: Timely win in Waikato

A few guys put their hands up (against the Chiefs ), and that won't be ignored. More heavyweight British and Irish journalists have arrived in the country and the phoney war between the Lions and...

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Philly gets No. 1 pick from Lakers, chance to draft Fultz

The future first-round pick that Boston will receive will be the Los Angeles Lakers' first-round pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, provided that such pick is No. The deal was first reported by TheVertic...

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INVITED: 3 United Kingdom players to attend the NBA Draft

INVITED: 3 United Kingdom players to attend the NBA Draft

But Fultz and Ball are not the only two playmakers available who could help some National Basketball Association team. "It was very physical", Ferguson, describing his experience as a skinny 18-year...

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Cristiano Ronaldo has four Ballon d'Ors for a reason - Russian Federation boss

Cristiano Ronaldo has four Ballon d'Ors for a reason - Russian Federation boss

Portugal drew their opening Group A game 2-2 with Mexico on Sunday and will target a victory against the host nation at Spartak Stadium . Team Russia predictably defeated in the first round of t...

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Real rejects United's Morata bid, say reports

He is understood to have informed Madrid's general director, Jose Angel Sanchez, that the player who scored 20 goals in all competitions last season has made a decision to leave the club in search...

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Texas Tech Freshman Gets All-American Honors

Texas Tech Freshman Gets All-American Honors

Langeliers and Brennan were named to the All-Big 12 Second Team while all three honorees were named to the All-Big 12 Freshman Team in May. He registered the longest hit streak (16) and reach-base str...

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Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

Roughly 32 hours before the National Basketball Association draft, most of the projected lottery picks ran the media gauntlet in a ballroom at a downtown Manhattan hotel. Oh, and isn't Jackson (a frea...

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Ward vs Kovalev 3? Sergey should leave Andre alone, for now

Ward now moves on with his unbeaten record intact, building to 32 wins, no defeats, 16 knockouts, having retained his WBA, WBO, IBF Light Heavyweight titles. Ward is an old hand at the big show, und...

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Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil unveil 2017/18 Arsenal home kit

Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil unveil 2017/18 Arsenal home kit

Arsenal have launched their new home kit for the 2017/18 season in a live activation event at King's Cross Station in London. Amidst the transfer speculations trailing these stars, photos of Sanch...

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Wild's Haula agrees to sign with Vegas

Wild's Haula agrees to sign with Vegas

Wild fans anxious about losing defencemen Matt Dumba or Marco Scandella to the expansion franchise can exhale as forward Erik Haula reportedly will become the first, or one of the first, free-ag...

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Braves' Freeman '100 percent go' on moving to third base

Freeman said he "felt pretty good" taking grounders at third base. It seems a curious path to take with an established first baseman of Freeman's stature, especially given that he will be coming back ...

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Desert ice: NHL awards, expansion draft colliding in Vegas

The Golden Knights, who now have until tomorrow to pick their team based on players not on the teams' protection lists, were given a small window to negotiate with potential free agents and also negot...

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Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup

Hosts Russia are third in the group while New Zealand remain bottom and are out of the tournament. "New Zealand will be a different team compared to Portugal , but they are a hard team to beat", ...

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Federation Internationale de Football Association satisfied with attendance at Confed Cup games in Russia

Federation Internationale de Football Association satisfied with attendance at Confed Cup games in Russia

June 21, 2017 at 18:00, is expected to meet again in the second round of the global tournament Confederations Cup, in which the stadium "Opening Arena" in Moscow, the Russian national team will play...

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Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly no longer wants to leave Real Madrid

The player is already 32 years old, so they know the offer shouldn't be very high and they will compensate offering a very high salary to the Portuguese player. "I have not talked to him or his father...

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Cleveland Cavaliers part ways with GM Griffin after three seasons

It's been reported that LeBron is both disappointed about Griffin's departure and concerned about the Cavaliers' direction going forward. With the sides at an impasse, it was James that publi...

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Video Goes Viral of British Police Officers Dancing with Pakistani Cricket Fans

Video Goes Viral of British Police Officers Dancing with Pakistani Cricket Fans

This video of a young boy breaking into tears after India's defeat will make you realise how just how intense Indians are about cricket. Passions run high over cricket in India - particularly when...

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Ronaldo ready to pay $16.39 million in Spanish tax fraud case

Last year, Lionel Messi , the Argentine-born Barcelona football player, was found guilty of defrauding Spain of €4.1 million ($4.5 million) in taxes. No side before had won the modern Champions L...

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Shahid Afridi: Pakistan needs to build on Champions Trophy triumph

Shahid Afridi: Pakistan needs to build on Champions Trophy triumph

Men, women and children packed the airport, and captain Sarfraz Ahmed held up the trophy to loud cheers and chants of "Long live Sarfraz!" as a police band played patriotic songs nearby and players'...

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Now, Mourinho accused of 3.3mn euro tax fraud in Spain

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , accused of evading 14.7 million euros (S$22.8m) in tax, has been summoned to appear before a judge in Spain , judicial sources told AFP yesterday. Mourinho's...

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