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Confederations Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo says Portugal 'were the better side' vs Russia

The team played very well against a side playing at home with the support of their fans, but we were better. " We deserved to win and the team are to be congratulated". The plucky All Whites gave t...

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Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths

Ronaldo let his football do the talking after the recent tax-evasion accusations that have left his Real Madrid future uncertain, with his second man-of-the-match performance following Sunday's 2-2 ...

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Ronaldo remains coy about his Real future

New AC Milan signing Andre Silva should lead Portugal's attack in Saint Petersburg, where Portugal will be the heavy favourites. "We have a clear understanding of what we need to do". Ronaldo sc...

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Chiefs coach Andy Reid signs contact extension

Chiefs coach Andy Reid signs contact extension

The Chiefs announced Thursday they had signed their coach to a contract extension , and then revealed less than an hour later that they parted ways with their GM. Kansas City finished 2016 as the A...

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Suns take Josh Jackson with 4th pick in NBA Draft

Suns take Josh Jackson with 4th pick in NBA Draft

Jonathan Isaac, right, poses for photos with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Orlando Magic as the sixth pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 2...

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Oilers captain McDavid wins Hart as NHL's most valuable player — CP NewsAlert

Oilers captain McDavid wins Hart as NHL's most valuable player — CP NewsAlert

McDavid beat out both Crosby and Sergei Bobrovsky for the Hart trophy. Toronto center Auston Matthews easily took the Calder Trophy as the league's top rookie, and Columbus goalie Bobrovsky w...

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Jose Mourinho has not been contacted by tax authorities

Prosecutors claim that the Portuguese manager - who took over at Manchester United past year - failed to declare income of 1.6 million euros in 2011 and 1.7 million euros in 2012. A statement issued...

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Mexico 2-1 New Zealand ends in massive brawl at Confederations Cup

Juan Carlos Osorio believes Saturday's Confederations Cup clash with Russian Federation in Kazan provides his Mexico side with the ideal chance to silence their critics. However, Mexico will sw...

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Pacers and Celtics in 'serious talks' on Paul George deal

Pacers and Celtics in 'serious talks' on Paul George deal

The Pacers took an athletic power forward in Round 1 at 18 in UCLA's T.J. Leaf, who has roots in Indy. Stay tuned for the latest rumblings on a potential Paul George to Lakers trade, Lakers trade ...

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Trump kicks Nancy Pelosi when she's down

Trump kicks Nancy Pelosi when she's down

Lujan said Tuesday's results show Democrats have the momentum to flip the 24 seats they need to reclaim control. "I feel very confident about the support that I have in my caucus", Pelosi said a...

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4 reasons to select Lonzo Ball second overall

4 reasons to select Lonzo Ball second overall

Although the Lakers have been his family's team since before he could walk, Ball said he hasn't been to many games in person: "My dad didn't like the seats, because I guess they were too small for h...

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1 overall draft pick to 76ers

1 overall draft pick to 76ers

The 76ers, selecting first for the second straight year, should take Fultz before Magic Johnson takes Ball with the Lakers again in the No. 2 spot, which is exactly what the UCLA guard and his father,...

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Vegas Golden Knights fill out roster with National Hockey League expansion draft

Vegas Golden Knights fill out roster with National Hockey League expansion draft

Goodness knows the draft in Chicago is likely going to be more about the Knights than the Blackhawks. This is a good organization, a good team. This isn't an easy thing for Fleury. According to a ...

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Celtics select Jayson Tatum with No

There was something, that he didn't want to play for the Celtics. "There was a lot of players we liked in this year's draft". "He really wanted me to go up there and work out for them". "Flew across c...

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Breeders' Cup Winner Highland Reel Scores at Royal Ascot

Breeders' Cup Winner Highland Reel Scores at Royal Ascot

The victory stirred hopes that Highland Reel might again visit Australia in the fall for a return engagement in the William Hill Cox Plate (G1). Sheikhzayedroad won the Long Distance Cup on Champi...

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The Paul George Free-Agency Leak Ripple Effect

The Paul George Free-Agency Leak Ripple Effect

But the fact he is letting them know speaks to his integrity and that he doesn't want to leave IN on bad terms. George said last week he expected to play out his contract with the Pacers in 2017-18,...

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Blackhawks trade Niklas Hjalmarsson, Artemi Panarin in pair of swaps

The Chicago Blackhawks have reacquired forward Brandon Saad from the Columbus Blue Jackets two years after trading him to the team, sending forward Artemi Panarin to Columbus in exchange. He h...

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Mexico coach sorry for cursing on camera in win

Mexico coach sorry for cursing on camera in win

Find out by following our live matchcast. Chris Wood put New Zealand into the lead three minutes before half-time and there was nothing fortunate about the side being in front at the break. Gala...

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Coyotes get D Niklas Hjalmarsson in trade with Blackhawks

But Murphy, a stay-at-home defenseman with little offensive upside, like Hjalmarsson, is younger and signed through 2021-22. Hjalmarsson was the Hawks' best defensive defenseman, a shot-blocker with w...

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76ers take Md. native Markelle Fultz with 1st pick in NBA Draft

The Los Angeles Lakers had the second pick in the draft and took UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball . Nine of the first 10 selections played just one season of college ball. Another worldwide player was t...

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FIFA Confederations Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russian Federation

Group rivals Mexico and New Zealand were playing late last night in Sochi . Yesterday's match was marred by a number of ugly incidents including a brawl near the end of the match as New Zeal...

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Lakers looking to add another first-round draft pick, sources say

Shortly after this trade was reportedly done, David Aldridge reported that the Lakers talked to the Sacramento Kings about trying to acquire the 5 and 10 overall picks in the first round for the 2...

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At Least 61 Die in Portugal Forest Fire

At Least 61 Die in Portugal Forest Fire

The victim was one of four firefighters hospitalized at the Coimbra University Hospital since Sunday morning due to serious burns suffered during the first hours of the fight against the flames. "Nobo...

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Confederations Cup 2017: Cristiano Ronaldo header gives Portugal win over Russian Federation

Captain and squad leader Rafa Marquez - who entered the field for 22 minutes against New Zealand - said the players are "totally" behind Osorio and that they don't see the rotations as a negative. H...

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Mourinho faces jail over tax fraud

Mourinho faces jail over tax fraud

Jose Mourinho is facing allegations of tax fraud in Spain worth almost £3 million. Jose Mourinho has ruled out the possibility of Manchester United re-signing Cristiano Ronaldo in the summer trans...

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Sixers make it official, select Markelle Fultz with No. 1 overall pick

The 76ers had the No. 1 pick for the second straight year after trading with the Boston Celtics on Monday. "It's insane, I couldn't ask for anything more, to be able to learn from (Johnson) ever...

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Confederations Cup: Mexico coach Osorio 'sorry' over bust-up with Kiwi bench

Ferdinand Santos is expected to rest some stars, including captain Ronaldo , against the Kiwis. Things remain tight in Group A before Saturday's final round. The on-pitch fracas in Sochi, Russia ,...

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Sanchez breaks Chile scoring record in Germany draw

It was Stindl's second goal of the tournament, having also struck against Australia , as Germany edged closer to the semi-finals. He's great at finding openings. Stand-in skipper Milligan praised t...

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AB de Villiers' thoughts: I'm still the man to lead the Proteas

Following Sunday's comprehensive eight-wicket loss to India , this is what De Villiers had to say on various issues. Ganguly backed India to beat Bangladesh in semis. "They put us under pressur...

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Mohamed Salah Liverpool deal means Roberto Firmino gets new shirt number

Mohamed Salah will be the second signing Liverpool make this summer. Now I'm four years older, everything is different, ' he said . "[I am] 100 per cent [a better player]!" Former Liverpool ...

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Ronaldo will repay the debt to the tax service of Spain

Ronaldo will repay the debt to the tax service of Spain

However, PSG won't offer as much money as Real Madrid were expecting. It will now be up to a judge to decide whether the matter should proceed to court. Manchester United have vowed to stand by t...

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Fultz, Ball lead record-freshman class

Fultz, Ball lead record-freshman class

Not only that, their previous No. 1 draft pick, LSU's Ben Simmons , also failed to get into the NCAA's "Big Dance". They lost the final 13 games of the season, six of which Fultz was a spectator beca...

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Magic Johnson welcomes Lonzo Ball to the Lakers

Magic Johnson welcomes Lonzo Ball to the Lakers

Using a combination of numbers from Sports Reference and 82games.com - in conjunction with DraftExpress ' most recent prospect rankings - we answer that question with what I'd like to call numbe...

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Hometown standout Lonzo Ball eager to play for LA Lakers

Hometown standout Lonzo Ball eager to play for LA Lakers

That was made clearer on Tuesday when the team chose to trade point guard D'Angelo Russell to the Brooklyn Nets in a multi-player deal . In a report by Silver Screen & Roll , it was stated that E...

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Philadelphia 76ers Pick Markelle Fultz First In NBA Draft

The 6-foot-8, 207-pound forward averaged 16.3 points and 7.4 rebounds per game in his lone season with the Jayhawks. He walked across the stage Thursday night at Barclays Center wearing red sneakers...

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Liverpool new sign-on Mohamed Salah wants to win trophies

The desire to see the Egypt global in a Liverpool shirt precedes this summer, with the Merseyside outfit failing in their attempts to recruit him from Basel at the turn of 2014 as Chelsea moved ra...

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Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in court over tax evasion claims

Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in court over tax evasion claims

Pepe waxed lyrical about a coach he'd worked with briefly 14 years ago. Giving him support from midfield will be grizzled veteran Denis Glushakov and rising star Aleksandr Golovin, two players who h...

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Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata AGREES to Man Utd move

United have released Zlatan Ibrahimovic and could lose Wayne Rooney this summer, making the signing of centre forward a priority for the English giants. Which is normal for an attacker who has sc...

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Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as National Hockey League expansion draft nears

Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as National Hockey League expansion draft nears

Other Bruins players available to Vegas are forwards Matt Beleskey, Jimmy Hayes, Dominic Moore, Drew Stafford, Brian Ferlin, Alex Khokhlachev, Tyler Randell and Zac Rinaldo; defensemen John-Michae...

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Chicago Bulls Trade Jimmy Butler To Minnesota Timberwolves

Let's hope the player they end up with turns out better than last years. Thibodeau acknowledged it was key to get the Bulls' first-round pick back in the deal because the Wolves gave up two qualit...

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