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Gatland: Johnny Sexton has his mojo back, but needs more rugby

Gatland: Johnny Sexton has his mojo back, but needs more rugby

The Dunedin-based Highlanders , lacking nine frontline players, set out to play the match at a frenzied pace and the Lions resistance to that style was fully tested. "We've seen some games with him...

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Tim Tebow back to Sunshine State with promotion to St. Lucie

Tim Tebow back to Sunshine State with promotion to St. Lucie

Lucie , could the 29-year-old former Heisman Trophy victor be called up to the big leagues? And he was.OK. Heading into Sunday's game, Tebow was hitting.222 with three home runs and 23 RBIs. Tebow p...

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Florentino Perez to remain Real Madrid president until 2021 after winning unopposed

The accusations against Ronaldo have caused speculation in Portugal and Spain that he is considering leaving the country to play elsewhere. Further reports have claimed that Ronaldo would prefer a...

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Jordan Spieth holes bunker shot on play-off hole to win Travelers Championship

Master stroke: Jordan Spieth celebrates with caddie Michael Greller after Spieth holed a bunker shot on a playoff hole to win the Travelers Championship . Berger's looked to be in control as his s...

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Daniel Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel penalised

Valtteri Bottas of Mercedes team, who came second, said that he agrees with Daniel Ricciardo . "It just shows you should never give up", Bottas said. The race was not done serving up surprises, howe...

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Jordan Spieth wins 10th PGA Tour event in playoff at Travelers Championship

He circled three birdies at Nos. The former world number one did not feel so blessed after missing two putts from inside four feet on the back nine to nearly fritter away what had looked like being ...

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Cameroon knocked out of Confederations Cup after defeat to Germany

Cameroon knocked out of Confederations Cup after defeat to Germany

World champion Germany reached the Confederations Cup semifinals on Sunday with a 3-1 victory over a Cameroon side reduced to ten men after further confusion with experimental video replays. "...

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Aussie Jordan Thompson Beats World #1 Andy Murray In Straight Bloody Sets

But unfortunately for Murray , Thompson didn't stick to the script. Playing with the carefree abandon of a man with nothing to lose, the 23-year-old Australian produced a brilliant service game, reco...

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Fleury heads Vegas' expansion draft picks

In 60 games with the Seattle Thunderbirds of the Western Hockey League past year, he had 26 goals and 60 points. The Golden Knights were able to negotiate with the other teams, agreeing to avoid cer...

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Nico Hischier chosen No. 1 by Devils in 2017 NHL draft

He also has a new team. Vegas stocked its roster in the expansion draft Wednesday night, and now New Jersey is on the clock with the No. 1 pick of the amateur draft beginning Friday night at the Un...

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At highest-scoring US Open ever, Brooks Koepka wins first major championship

At highest-scoring US Open ever, Brooks Koepka wins first major championship

It was only fitting that on a first-time host course of the U.S. Open we'd see yet another first-time major victor, as Florida native Brooks Koepka birdied three of the final five holes to pull away...

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Penguins beat Predators to claim Stanley Cup

Penguins beat Predators to claim Stanley Cup

I'm not a big superstition guy, and I'd be happy for her to sing before a Titans' Super Bowl (an unlikely repeat) or a another Predators' Stanley Cup Final again. "I think people thought because I t...

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Vegas Golden Knights may get franchise goalie, young roster

Vegas Golden Knights may get franchise goalie, young roster

If recent reports are accurate about the proposed deal with Columbus where the Blue Jackets would send their first-round pick (No. 24) as compensation for the Knights not selecting certain players a...

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Devils open draft by snaring Swiss center

They opted for upside over "safety" and while there will inevitably be players among their picks who simply don't pan out - possibly with players picked after them by other teams who ultimately do cli...

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Manchester Untited announce Victor Lindelof transfer subject to medical

Manchester Untited announce Victor Lindelof transfer subject to medical

Lindelof, 22, will become Jose Mourinho's first signing this summer but the deal can not be made official until a medical is completed as well as worldwide clearance and personal terms being finalised...

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NHL draft: Pick-by-pick analysis

NHL draft: Pick-by-pick analysis

Getting up on stage in front of a packed house at the United Center, with millions of people watching on television? I think we're just completely different players. That level head Nolan keeps is i...

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Lions strangled us and will test the All Blacks, says Chiefs coach

Today we were much more clinical. We felt we had a good pack, a good scrum and that we could maul them. The Lions' defence - which has been so impressive all tour - was at it again here. We are pl...

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NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. won't rule out racing in future Daytona 500

ET on FS1). Dale Earnhardt Jr . has announced his retirement from the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series following the 2017 season. "Once we got settled in we just kinda ran our laps", Earnhardt ...

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Rafa Benitez 'frustrated' at lack of transfer progress at Newcastle

Rafa Benitez 'frustrated' at lack of transfer progress at Newcastle

So far the Magpies have signed Christian Astu from Chelsea, while links to Napoli keeper Pepe Reina have subsided. Striker Tammy Abraham, for instance, was set to join on loan from Chelsea but is no...

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Police charges 15 Muslims with sedition for celebrating Pak victory against India

Police charges 15 Muslims with sedition for celebrating Pak victory against India

Sanjay Pathak, a local police inspector said the men from Mohad village "were celebrating Pakistan's victory by bursting firecrackers and shouting anti-India slogans", CNN reported . Pakistan...

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Top NHL draft prospect makes ceremonial pitch at Wrigley

General manager Ray Shero has said in advance of tonight's first round that he will listen to offers for the first overall pick but that does not mean he is picking up the phone and actively shopping ...

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Marin Cilic makes Queen's final with win over Gilles Muller

That's another plus. So overall, I'm feeling really satisfied and I think I need just now a few days to recover mentally. "Definitely I'm going to get to Wimbledon with good determination, good conf...

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Ram Nath Kovind may have a smooth sailing

The BJP president then left for Shivaji Park to offer floral tributes to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, Veer Savarkar and Bal Thackeray. Swaminathan. When asked about the rece...

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Britain's Evans tested positive for cocaine

The Briton now faces the prospect of a ban, with a provisional suspension set to begin on Monday (June 26). The 27-year-old Evans reached a career-high ranking of 41 in March, and has dropped to 50....

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Lions aim to continue form improvement against Highlanders

Lions aim to continue form improvement against Highlanders

Flyhalf Owen Farrell slotted four penalties as the British and Irish Lions produced a performance of Test match intensity to beat the Canterbury Crusaders 12-3 in Christchurch to win for the sec...

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Kvitova reaches 1st final since attack

Kvitova reaches 1st final since attack

Kvitová was sidelined for five months after she was hurt during an attack at her apartment, sustaining injuries to her left, playing hand. This is just her second tournament since her return and she...

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Steph Curry doesn't want to visit the White House

Durant , Curry and the rest of the team benefited off of their fluid, sometimes nearly care-free system of basketball in which everyone gets a touch and nobody cares who scores and who doesn't. "Y'a...

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ICC Champions Trophy: Morgan unbowed as befuddled England fluff their lines

ICC Champions Trophy: Morgan unbowed as befuddled England fluff their lines

England top order batsman Joe Root admitted that England missed a "golden chance" to end their long wait for a maiden one-day global title after a crushing eight-wicket Champions Trophy semi...

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Spieth keeps PGA Travelers lead with late birdie binge

A splashdown second shot for Spieth at the par-5 13th led to a bogey, trimming his edge to one stroke over Daniel Berger . Berger finished the tournament at 12-under, and watched from the clubhou...

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LSU Tigers vs. Florida Gators Game 1

O'Sullivan said his Game 2 starter is yet to be decided, but said Tyler Dyson and Byrne are two viable options. Papierski is one of the greatest kids I've ever met. ET at TD Ameritrade Park in Om...

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Spieth wins Travelers golf in a playoff

Spieth wins Travelers golf in a playoff

Two-time Travelers Championship victor (2010, 2015) Bubba Watson followed his first-round 5-over 75-his highest score in the event in 39 rounds-with a 3-under 67 to miss the cut. The South Korean, r...

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England 181-8 against South Africa in 3rd T20

England 181-8 against South Africa in 3rd T20

But he could not repeat the trick and South Africa had a narrow win. Crane's third over went 4, 6, 6, 1, 1 before de Villiers was caught above his head by Alex Hales at deep square leg. But he m...

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Defending champion Murray stunned by Thompson at Queen's

Defending champion Murray stunned by Thompson at Queen's

Murray , however, can draw encouragement from his last first round exit at Queen's in 2012, when he went on to reach the Wimbledon final, while Djokovic has regularly warmed up for SW19 by atten...

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Mourinho doesn't want Manchester United to sign Ronaldo

However, allegations of tax fraud - denied by the forward - have brought Ronaldo's future into question and United have been heavily linked with a swoop for their former star. "All I can say is that...

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Merrifield, Hammel help Royals to 4-2 victory over Red Sox

Merrifield, Hammel help Royals to 4-2 victory over Red Sox

Bogaerts had just two homers entering Sunday's game. "It's good to see the way guys have responded when guys have been down", Farrell said. Brian Boyer (0-1) took the loss, giving up two runs and ...

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After Rocky Start, US Open Focuses On The Golf

After Rocky Start, US Open Focuses On The Golf

Along the way, Koepka has won titles in Turkey, Spain, Italy, Scotland and Japan . The American shot a record-breaking 63 which matched the lowest round in major history. It was kind of 'bombs away, ...

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Crotty set to miss rest of series, All Blacks wait on Smith

I guess the more relaxed you can be, the better. I think someone like Maro Itoje made an impact coming off the bench and was very physical. Incumbent first-five Barrett was moved back to fullback, w...

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Germany in Confed Cup semis

Joachim Low - who recorded his 100th Germany victory in his 150th match in charge - also criticised Roldan for his eventual decision and said VAR needs to be improved. "I didn't see it on the v...

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F1 2017: Hamilton Comes Closer To Championship Lead With Canadian GP Win

F1 2017: Hamilton Comes Closer To Championship Lead With Canadian GP Win

Lauda was speaking in Montreal , where a troubled race for Ferrari's Vettel allowed Hamilton to close the points deficit from 25 to just 12 points. The Mercedes AMG ace will start on the front ...

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ICC in global sports event twitter first

Plans for the full resumption of worldwide cricket in Pakistan moved forward when the sport's global governing body said it wanted to send a World XI to the country later this year. Click play on th...

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