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Magic has high hopes for No. 1 draft pick Ball

Playing alongside Ben Simmons , Fultz should give Philadelphia another creative player off the dribble, as well as a shooter and athlete to pair with Simmons, who is expected to do a lot of ballhandli...

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Australia, Cameroon hopes look tenuous after tie

Australia, Cameroon hopes look tenuous after tie

We've got a big challenge ahead of us. Postecoglou will have added motivation to succeed against Cameroon , after their Belgian coach Hugo Broos accused Australia of playing "very direct with n...

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Confed Cup Group B finale: Germany & Chile seek to clinch semifinal spots

That was to prove Australia's last opportunity, as they still wait for their first victory over Chile, whose attention now turns to Wednesday's date with Portugal in Kazan. Chile goalkeeper Claud...

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Canadian Lance Stroll finishes third at Azerbaijan GP

Canadian Lance Stroll finishes third at Azerbaijan GP

Sebastian Vettel finished fourth in his Ferrari , while pole-sitting Lewis Hamilton was fifth after both were handed penalties, which ultimately allowed Ricciardo to take the race lead and win. ...

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Ricciardo Wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix

It's what you expect in go karts. "That's not how you drive". Four-time world champion Vettel was given a 10-second stop-go penalty for driving his Ferrari into the back of Hamilton's Mercedes w...

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Lions' Jonathan Joseph: I could slot onto the wing if needed

Lions' Jonathan Joseph: I could slot onto the wing if needed

A fourth All Black, flanker Vaea Fifita, will also line up against the Lions , having recently made his debut for New Zealand in the 78-0 thrashing of Samoa nine days ago. WARREN GATLAND SAYS he wi...

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Hurricanes boosted by All Blacks for Lions

Hurricanes boosted by All Blacks for Lions

Selection connundrums aside, Hansen was keen to reiterate that they still had work to do, the Lions would come back hard and that nothing was won yet. Codie Taylor emulated incumbent No.2 Dane Col...

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Cristiano Ronaldo ready to claim more silverware with Portugal at Confederations Cup

Ten-men Russian Federation have exited the Fifa Confederations Cup after falling to a 2-1 defeat to Mexico in their final Group A match in Kazan after Igor Akinfeev's awful mistake. However, t...

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Spieth Holes Bunker Shot to Win Travelers Playoff

Spieth Holes Bunker Shot to Win Travelers Playoff

The 23-year-old Spieth joined Tiger Woods as the only players in the modern era with 10 victories before the age of 24. But Spieth closed the front nine with a bogey for the second time in three d...

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Jordan Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers playoff

With a few feet to go it was going to have a chance and it curled right in the middle. When the ball rolled straight in the cup he threw his club and did a flying chest bump into caddie Michael Gre...

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Vettel disgraced himself in Azerbaijan, according to Hamilton

Vettel disgraced himself in Azerbaijan, according to Hamilton

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo won the race, while Hamilton's Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas recovered from last to finish second as Lance Stroll , the 18-year-old rookie, completed the ...

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Rafael Nadal withdraws from Aegon Championship at Queen's Club

Rafael Nadal withdraws from Aegon Championship at Queen's Club

He said: "This tournament, I have been playing great during the whole event since the beginning". A 10th singles title at the clay-court Grand Slam represents a professional era record - no player...

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Ilham Aliyev, his spouse present trophies to F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix winners

Ilham Aliyev, his spouse present trophies to F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix winners

While Vettel's sanction saw him drop from second to ninth, he eventually recovered to extend his championship lead over Hamilton to 14 points. Hamilton's Mercedes appeared to slow down coming out ...

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Five Players Want CR7 To Leave Real

Five Players Want CR7 To Leave Real

Ronaldo was accused of tax evasion by Spanish authorities recently, which is also said to have added to his unhappiness at Real. Ronaldo has starred since joining Madrid in 2009, winning the Champio...

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New Zealand wins 5th straight vs Oracle in America's Cup

New Zealand wins 5th straight vs Oracle in America's Cup

The next race day is June 26 and will continue daily thereafter until there is a victor (first to 7 points). Defending champions the US took their first win in race six on Saturday but were again ea...

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Devils pick Hischier No. 1 overall in NHL Draft

It's not like I'm sitting here mad because they didn't want me". The Philadelphia Flyers hit an absolute homerun by landing Nolan Patrick . He was a top-five consensus pick before this year, but ...

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Nowell scores brace as clinical Lions tame Chiefs

It was a potential banana-skin match for Gatland, as Hamilton has proved a graveyard for worldwide teams in the past. "The biggest accolade I can give him is the way he grew people around him". "T...

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Joel Embiid tells Ben Simmons to Dunk Over Lonzo Ball

I needed somebody also that can make the other players better and also (somebody) that players want to play with". In particular, Johnson and General Manager Rob Pelinka foresee Ball making an imm...

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Grandpa Ball Says He Taught LaVar Ball How To Act

With the 16th pick, the T-Wolves selected Creighton center Justin Patton . The 6 foot 11 forward averaged 12.3 points and 7.8 rebounds in his lone season for the Seminoles. Brooklyn Nets won the l...

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Magic Johnson on Russell: 'what I needed was a leader'

But Magic needs a leader , someone that would make other players better and someone whose teammates would want to play with him. Johnson said that Ball has "greatness written all over him" and esse...

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Dennis Rodman takes credit for North Korea releasing Warmbier

Dennis Rodman takes credit for North Korea releasing Warmbier

North Korea said Friday that the death of American tourist Otto Warmbier was a mystery , denying he had been tortured and casting itself as the "biggest victim" of the affair. Rodman got emotio...

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76ers officially trade for No. 1 pick

When the Boston Celtics traded the first overall pick in this summer's National Basketball Association draft to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for their third-overall pick and a future first...

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Lance Stroll outpaces teammate Massa to earn eighth on Baku grid

Today was obviously a great day. "I think it's a combination of everyone working together, the engineers giving me different information, better information, and just gaining experience with the tyr...

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Baku is bonkers: What we learned from the Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Baku is bonkers: What we learned from the Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Qualifying session 2 from the Formula One Azerbaijani Grand Prix at Baku City Circuit on Saturday 1. Baku is a very handsome and attractive city, where ancient and modern meet, UK's fan Alan Sloun...

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Devils Take Nico Hischier No. 1; Vegas Selects Cody Glass

Glass is obviously hoping to change that. New Jersey Devils get the first overall pick and as per NHL's Kimelman and Morreale, Brandon center Nolan Patrick (QMJHL) (6-foot-2, 198 pounds) will be...

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How Messi nearly became a Real Madrid player

Gaggioli said Messi could have played for Real Madrid . Messi joined Barcelona in 2001 at the age of 13. The agent said: "Due to life circumstances, I went to live in Barcelona and I brought ...

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Mario Balotelli signs one-year contract to remain with Nice

Mario Balotelli signs one-year contract to remain with Nice

Balotelli, who suffered a slump in form in recent years, especially undergoing two bad seasons in 2014-15 and 2015-16, made a strong comeback in Nice last season, scoring a total of 17 goals in 28...

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Emre into Confederations Cup semi-finals with Germany

The drama came on a landmark day for Joachim Loew , who was able to celebrate his 100th win as Germany's head coach in his 150th game in charge. "I'm very happy to be Chile's top-scorer now, our ...

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LaVar Ball keeps putting National Basketball Association pressure on son Lonzo

At best , you get a guy that falls a few spots because of a series of unimpressive pre-draft workouts or concerning physicals. The Lakers haven't made the NBA Playoffs since 2013, a once inconc...

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South Korean president Moon Jae-in calls for North Korean Olympic participation

South Korean president Moon Jae-in calls for North Korean Olympic participation

In return, North Korea warned the us about its recent military drills with South Korea as well as its missile defense system, the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system (THAAD), installed in ...

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WWE, LaVar Ball in talks for Raw appearance in Los Angeles

The biggest bombshell sent All-Star guard Jimmy Butler from the Chicago Bulls to the Minnesota Timberwolves , where Butler was reunited with his former coach Tom Thibodeau. "He doesn't need to chan...

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Malan sets up England T20 series win over South Africa

Malan sets up England T20 series win over South Africa

The good work continued when Jordan had surprise number three batsman Chris Morris caught brilliantly by a leaping Hales on the deep square leg boundary for eight. At the start of the 11th this foun...

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Germany vs Cameroon FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Group Stage Match

Germany vs Cameroon FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Group Stage Match

The referee consulted the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) after a bad challenge by Ernest Mabouka on Germany's Emre Can saw Sebastien Siani wrongly getting the yellow card in case of mistake...

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Chile qualify into semis of Confederations Cup after draw with profligate Australia

Cameroon goalkeeper Fabrice Ondoa kept the African champions in the game with a vital double save, first taking the ball off the toes of Timo Werner and then getting up quickly to deny Joshua Kimm...

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Liverpool has Africa's most expensive duo after Egyptian Salah joins for £34m

Liverpool has Africa's most expensive duo after Egyptian Salah joins for £34m

I really want to win something for this club . "His pace is incredible, he gives us more attacking threat". He added: "Even if I see myself playing very well in one thing, I try to improve to do i...

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Oakland's Cotton, Pinder leave game because of injuries

Joyce connected leading off the fifth against Mike Pelfrey (3-6) and the Athletics picked up the win coming off four-game sweep by Houston. "I guess that's a record, those three home runs", A's manag...

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Record-breaker Stroll realises Formula One dream

Stroll was left running second behind Daniel Ricciardo once Hamilton had pitted for repairs and Vettel had served his penalty, but had Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas bearing down through the closing ...

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Daniel Ricciardo wins F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

After 23 minutes, the race re-started at 6:15 p.m. local time behind a safety auto - and Raikkonen and Perez were back, albeit at the back of the grid. It could not be clearer. "Maybe we've seen the l...

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Proteas beat England in thriller to level T20 series

Proteas beat England in thriller to level T20 series

Somerset could have sold 30,000 tickets for this game and they managed to pack in 12,500 using some temporary stands. Stand-in England captain Jos Buttler: "Depth is huge if you are going to bec...

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Mahtook helps Tigers end 8-game skid, beat Padres 7-5

Mahtook helps Tigers end 8-game skid, beat Padres 7-5

Bruce Rondon (1-1) pitched a scoreless eighth to earn the victory. Neither starting pitcher was exceptionally sharp nor around for the decision. Detroit was only on top once but they made it count, ...

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