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Indian eves post 281 against England

Captained by the vastly-accomplished Sana Mir, the seventh-ranked Pakistanis will begin their campaign with an opening game against South Africa at the picturesque Grace Road ground in Leicester on ...

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Lionel Messi: Barcelona legend turns 30 - every trophy won during his career

The shocking revelation comes just days after reports emerged that Cristiano Ronaldo is desperate to leave Real Madrid after he too was accused of tax evasion by Spanish prosecutors. It does not mat...

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Philadelphia 76ers: 5 reasons Markelle Fultz was the right pick

But a wonderful night for freshman wasn't great for all of them. Fultz said he goes to Larry's Steaks. "Once I heard my name called it was like God calling me". Two of the most successful program...

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Lions to be led by the 'Best' against Chiefs

Lions to be led by the 'Best' against Chiefs

But Gatland reiterated his huge admiration for the back-row trio of Peter O'Mahony, Sean O'Brien and Taulupe Faletau that helped the Lions "squeeze the life" out of the Maori in Saturday's triumph. ...

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Verstappen fastest in 2nd practice in Baku _ then crashes

It is early in the weekend to draw too many conclusions but at this stage the weekend in Baku has worrying echoes of his races in Russian Federation in April and Singapore previous year, when Hamilt...

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Warriors win back National Basketball Association crown

Warriors win back National Basketball Association crown

A year ago the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame defeat by winning 3 straight games against the Golden State Warriors . Kyle Korver's 3-pointer pulled the Cavaliers within 108-102 but dunks by Durant...

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US Open 2017: 5 things we learned

US Open 2017: 5 things we learned

Open record. One shot behind going into the final round, Koepka didn't miss a green until the par-3 13th - the only one he missed in the final round - and he saved par with an 8-foot putt that mi...

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Cristiano Ronaldo: 'Portugal want to win Confederations Cup'

Cristiano Ronaldo: 'Portugal want to win Confederations Cup'

Portugal recorded a straightforward 4-0 win over New Zealand in Saturday's Group A clash in Saint Petersburg to progress to the final four. It is there that they will send out Tyler Adams, still ...

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Mexico knock out hosts Russian Federation with 2-1 victory

Mexico knock out hosts Russian Federation with 2-1 victory

Cristiano Ronaldo's 75th global goal helped lift Portugal to the semifinals. But Portugal did eventually come to life and Ronaldo forced Marinovic into a straightforward save with a header from ...

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Russian President Putin accuses BBC of supporting jailed opposition leader Navalny

Russian President Putin accuses BBC of supporting jailed opposition leader Navalny

National Security Agency contractor, who was granted asylum in Russian Federation in 2013 after leaking classified information about U.S. spy operations. The offer, made with Putin's trademark sardoni...

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Timberwolves trade for Jimmy Butler, sending Zach Lavine to Chicago

Butler was drafted by the Bulls in 2011, taken with the 30th pick six years ago. The Bulls didn't get Andrew Wiggins , and they didn't land multiple first-round picks, setting themselves up for...

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Magic buys into Ball hype as Lakers look to rebuild

That's definitely the goal. Lavar Ball has been vocal about his son Lonzo becoming a Laker practically since the day UCLA's season was ended by the Kentucky Wildcats in the Sweet Sixteen of th...

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Wheeling and dealing play big role in National Basketball Association draft

Wheeling and dealing play big role in National Basketball Association draft

Beyond the scouting, strategy and suspense of teams trying to select the right player for their slot in the NBA Draft , a spate of trades spiced up the proceedings at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Th...

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Ward vs Kovalev II: Round by round analysis

Ward vs Kovalev II: Round by round analysis

But the bout scheduled for 12 rounds at the Mandalay Events Center has been overshadowed this week by the announcement that Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor reached an agreement to fight on Augus...

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NBA PM: Losers Of The 2017 NBA Draft

NBA PM: Losers Of The 2017 NBA Draft

Then, for the second year in a row, they failed to make a significant move with all the assets they've acquired. He has missed 215 of a possible 246 games since being the No. He was an absolute non-fa...

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Top pick Fultz introduces himself to 76ers fans

Top pick Fultz introduces himself to 76ers fans

So if the Sixers are set to allow Embiid and Okafor to play on back-to-back nights, or to trust Simmons' recovering foot to entire National Basketball Association games, it will be a departure fro...

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NBA Draft Winners, Losers: Analyzing Best, Worst Of Crazy Two Rounds

The Sixers used a series of moves to jump up and snag the No. 1 pick, previously held by the Boston Celtics . Anzejs Pasecniks with No. 25. An sensational passer, quick and elusive guard, Fox a...

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Chicago Bulls: Complete 2017 NBA Draft results

Chicago Bulls: Complete 2017 NBA Draft results

The Sacramento Kings selected De'Aaron Fox to round out the top five. The Sixers gave up conditional future draft picks for Pasecniks, a 7-1 center, who could be stashed overseas and continue ...

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Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor Fight Is Really Happening

Nate Diaz, who handed McGregor his first and only defeat in the UFC , at UFC 196 in March of previous year, took to Instagram just moments after the "fight of the century" as announced, sharing a p...

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William Byron wins in Iowa for first Xfinity victory

William Byron wins in Iowa for first Xfinity victory

Good fortune finally found Byron again, who never was seriously challenged down the stretch, but only had four or five laps of fuel left before his last pit stop helped set the stage for victory. "I g...

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Minnesota Timberwolves land Butler in blockbuster trade

Minnesota Timberwolves land Butler in blockbuster trade

If Dunn gets an opportunity to play regular minutes that could change. We've chose to make the change and rebuild this roster. Butler was in Paris when he learned of the trade , according to ESP...

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Devils select Hischier with first overall draft pick

Nino Niederreiter , who was taken fifth overall by the New York Islanders in 2010, was previously the Swiss player to go highest in the draft. Patrick held the top spot in the NHL Central Scouti...

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Fiery South Africa level Twenty20 series as England collapse under pressure

But Dawson was unable to connect as England fell agonisingly short. South Africa captain AB de Villiers defended the decision but sympathised with Roy . Bairstow lost little by comparison. Th...

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Cristiano Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semi-final

Cristiano Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semi-final

But Ronaldo soon rattled the crossbar before Ipswich defender Tommy Smith bundled over Danilo Pereira following a corner and the Real Madrid forward scored the penalty. His sharp headers could have ...

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Deputy commissioner Mark Tatum cracks up as fans start yelling picks

Deputy commissioner Mark Tatum cracks up as fans start yelling picks

Just play my game. When the Celtics acquired the No. 3 pick in the NBA Draft last week, they were immediately linked to Kansas forward Josh Jackson . After making that trade with Philly, Celt...

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K. Srikanth clinches Australian Open Superseries title

Srikanth, who was a runner-up in the Singapore Open and a victor at the Indonesian Open, joined the likes of Indonesia's Sony Dwi Kuncoro, Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei, the Chinese duo of Chen Long an...

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Celtics select Duke's Tatum with No. 3 pick

Celtics select Duke's Tatum with No. 3 pick

The 76ers had the No. 1 pick for the second straight year after trading with the Boston Celtics on Monday. "This has been a great night", he said, the green Celtics hat standing out against hi...

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Los Angeles Lakers GM compares Lonzo Ball to...Tom Brady?

Brandon Ingram has a year of experience under his belt and will only get better from here. "I'll definitely be chasing that". "Watch out", Johnson said. "I'll have another hat on that say, 'I t...

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Shero, Devils hold top draft choice

At 10:15 p.m. Eastern time , the Pittsburgh Penguins' goaltender of 14 years, the holder of most of the franchise's records, the holder of much of a city's collective heart, was formally selected by...

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Loew's Confed Cup policy pays off for Lars Stindl

A few minutes later, the crossbar was less kind to Eduardo Vargas; his shot from the edge of the area came down off the bar but bounced on the wrong side of the line. "They're also really committed ...

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Boston Red Sox Win On David Ortiz Jersey Retirement Night

Boston Red Sox Win On David Ortiz Jersey Retirement Night

Sandy Leon drove in four runs with a two-run homer and two-run double, and Hanley Ramirez also hit a two-run homer for Boston. "And finally, I want to thank you guys, the fans", he said. There's ...

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Boston Red Sox Set to Retire David Ortiz's Number

Boston Red Sox Set to Retire David Ortiz's Number

Ortiz retired at the age of 40 a year ago. Ortiz shook off the bad performance with a laugh. In addition to the newly named street, the Dominican playoff hero has also had the Brookline Ave Bridge...

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Jimmy Butler Trade, Freshmen Picks Highlight NBA Draft

Jimmy Butler Trade, Freshmen Picks Highlight NBA Draft

Both Chicago and Indianapolis were playoff teams last season. When Boston traded out of the top spot of the NBA Draft down to No. 3, essentially passing on Markelle Fultz , the Washington gua...

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Markelle Fultz can already see chemistry with Ben Simmons

Markelle Fultz can already see chemistry with Ben Simmons

The 76ers got the Lakers' future pick. The future first round pick will be the Los Angeles Lakers' 2018 pick if it's within the No. 2 to No. 5 range of the 2018 draft. 1 overall. For the Sixers...

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Boston Celtics president explains why the team passed on Josh Jackson

Boston Celtics president explains why the team passed on Josh Jackson

The 6-foot-4, 195-pounder is prepared to play either position in the backcourt. "I'm looking to go in there and just learn from day one", he said of furthering his hoops education under Lakers hea...

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Lonzo Ball listed as early favorite for NBA Rookie of the Year

Fultz if fully embracing the responsibilities that come with being the number one pick and from a character standpoint, that's good to see. Before whispers of the trade surfaced with Boston and Ph...

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Pakistan stun England to reach ICC Champions Trophy 2017 finals

Pakistan stun England to reach ICC Champions Trophy 2017 finals

He said: "We've stayed true to what we believe in and what's worked for us the last couple of years, and I think that's the continued formula for the future". "I think Amir has a little bit of back sp...

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"I hope" Ronaldo returns to Man United

Ronaldo and Mourinho are both clients of agent Jorge Mendes. Ronaldo in connection with allegations of tax evasion in the amount of 14.7 million euros was determined to leave real Madrid and go fr...

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Murray defiant after shock defeat

Murray defiant after shock defeat

Jordan Thompson has claimed the biggest scalp of his young career sending world No.1 Andy Murray packing in the first round at Queen's Club. "That s definitely the biggest win of my career", Tho...

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Vegas Golden Knights add to developing roster with three first-rounders

Vegas Golden Knights add to developing roster with three first-rounders

The one thing lacking in the expansion draft was offense for the Golden Knights but they addressed it with Cody Glass at 6 and now pick up Suzuki. The NHL Entry Draft continues through the weeke...

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