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Nigerian-born Lookman sends Young Lions into quarters

Nigerian-born Lookman sends Young Lions into quarters

Lookman is one of the players of Nigerian descent in the England squad. The post Federation Internationale de Football Association U20 World Cup: Nigerian-born Lookman sends Young Lions into quart...

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Paceman Starc eyes quick return to rhythm

Paceman Starc eyes quick return to rhythm

Left-arm quick Starc has been sidelined since March after fracturing his foot in the second Test against India but said the time off has allowed him time to mentally refresh. The Aussies have a fearso...

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Richard Jefferson, Tristan Thompson hilariously say they were trash-talked at airport

The network's National Basketball Association programming will be available for subscribers in Argentina, Uruguay, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Durant took heat...

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UM reveals kickoffs for 5 games; Ohio State at noon

UM reveals kickoffs for 5 games; Ohio State at noon

Penn State will also face Northwestern at Noon in Evanston, which is also the third straight noon game between the programs (both 2014 and 2015 games kicked off at noon). Penn State's Homecoming gam...

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Man City to insert buy-back clause in Iheanacho's contract

Man City to insert buy-back clause in Iheanacho's contract

Iheanacho endured a disappointing season under new City manager Pep Guardiola , with Gabriel Jesus jumping ahead of him in the pecking order. According to the Mirror , the Sky Blues are willing t...

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FIFA says blackface in Sochi parade was 'inappropriate'

FIFA says blackface in Sochi parade was 'inappropriate'

Lolade Adewuyi, a Nigerian journalist studying in Russia who witnessed the parade, said the costumes were the result of local Russians not understanding wider attitudes towards race, rather than malic...

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Neither Penguins nor Predators happy heading into Game 2

That chased goaltender Pekka Rinne . Even when things briefly went south ( Pittsburgh built a three-goal in a span of 4:11 late in the first period ), Nashville stayed in it, responded and eventu...

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The best NBA Finals moments of all time

Against the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals , Love averaged 22.6 points, 12.4 rebounds, shot 48 percent from the field and a ridiculous 53 percent from three-point range. Curry and ...

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Djokovic cruises into French Open third round

Djokovic cruises into French Open third round

Djokovic led the unforced error count-a trend new coach Andre Agassi will hope to curtail-but not to the point where it inhibited his ability to advance. "Not only that but Francesca is a legend and...

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NHL: 'Dumb redneck' faces charges for catfish toss

NHL: 'Dumb redneck' faces charges for catfish toss

What makes the 5 goals on 12 shots all the more enigmatic is that Pittsburgh ran the goals up against what has otherwise been a very stellar Nashville defense. "Obviously with Johansen out we need t...

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LeBron James' L.A. home vandalized with racial slur

LeBron James' L.A. home vandalized with racial slur

Love said, "At the end of the day, we are defending our title". I think we will use it as fuel, we will use it as motivation, but the idea of playing into it? "I see nothing preventing them from going...

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Cavaliers & Warriors Get The Taiwanese Animation Treatment

The guy who brought Cleveland all the way back from a 3-1 deficit in the 2016 NBA Finals would never let that happen. When Kevin Durant joined the talent-rich Golden State Warriors the...

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Manaea, Pinder lead Athletics to 3-1 win over Indians

Manaea, Pinder lead Athletics to 3-1 win over Indians

The Indians continued to flex their muscles in the fifth inning, scoring three more times in a rally that began with Kipnis' sixth home run over the center field wall. The score didn't stay tied very ...

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Charges against Preds fan who threw catfish onto ice withdrawn

Charges against Preds fan who threw catfish onto ice withdrawn

Stream every single game of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs with Sportsnet NOW . The Penguins were outshot 26-12 and went 37 minutes without managing to get one puck on Rinne, the best goalie in ...

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Finally, the Golden State Warriors need Kevin Durant

The Cavaliers are defending champions after James sparked the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history, rallying Cleveland from 3-1 down to win last year's best-of-seven series in a dramatic winn...

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Spurs fans file lawsuit against Pachulia, Warriors

Spurs fans file lawsuit against Pachulia, Warriors

All the talk of the Western Conference finals has been Kawhi Leonard's injury, which opened the door for the Golden State Warriors to rally and win Game 1 , and kept the San Antonio Spurs star ...

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Mumbai Indians wins the IPL 2017 Finals in a thriller

MI, coming back from a loss in Qualifier 1, defeated Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) convincingly in Qualifier 2 to enter the final and beat Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) in the summit clash by 1 run to ...

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Meet your NBA Western Conference Champions: Golden State Warriors

Meet your NBA Western Conference Champions: Golden State Warriors

Cleveland Cavaliers' Deron Williams smiles during an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Oakland, Calif . SMALL FORWARD: Kevin Durant vs. He may not be out there long if the...

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NBA superstar LeBron James' home vandalised with racial slur

NBA superstar LeBron James' home vandalised with racial slur

LeBron couldn't when he left Cleveland . What will likely be another topic of conversation is that for the third time in three years, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors wi...

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Featherweight champion Megan Anderson set to headline Invicta FC 24

Featherweight champion Megan Anderson set to headline Invicta FC 24

The event takes place from the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Mo., and streams live on UFC Fight Pass. The fight was first reported by MMA Fighting . Anderson was more than willing to fight Cyb...

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LeBron James entering the NBA Finals as the underdog … again

The closest he could do was acknowledge the big challenge posed by the All-Star-studded Warriors , packing a great wallop behind Kevin Durant , Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green...

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Arsene Wenger signs new two-year Arsenal deal

Vacancies for the club's sporting director/operations are open, as Wenger's new contract announcement remains only a formality. But the rangy powerhouse midfielder would come to define Arsenal's ...

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Predators fan charged after throwing catfish onto ice during Game 1

Predators fan charged after throwing catfish onto ice during Game 1

Nashville Predators fan Jacob Waddell found that out to his cost after throwing a fish on to the ice during his team's Stanley Cup final opener in Pittsburgh . I don't think it's Xs and Os. The ho...

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Five things to look out for in the NBA Finals

Five things to look out for in the NBA Finals

In May of 2014, after just one season, the Cavaliers fired Brown, who at that point, was the only head coach to get Cleveland to the NBA Finals . But despite returning to the Finals with relative...

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Finals pick up where they left off with Cavs-Warriors III

Finals pick up where they left off with Cavs-Warriors III

The only time Golden State failed to score more than 20 points in the opening quarter came in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals against the San Antonio Spurs . Swingman Matt Barnes adds more ...

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LeBron James:

LeBron James: "I will own a team someday. That's my next thing".

That could even mean that they'll lose games to just to drop in the seeding to avoid Golden State or Cleveland . Doc Rivers says it was tough for "anybody that's competitive" to watch Kevin Dura...

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Alan Shearer: Chelsea lost to Arsenal because of 'partying' after title win

Alan Shearer: Chelsea lost to Arsenal because of 'partying' after title win

However, referee Anthony Taylor over-ruled his assistant, who had flagged for offside, and allowed the goal to stand. Victor Moses was sent off after 68 minutes, receiving his second booking for s...

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Kyrie Irving vs. Stephen Curry

He was asked what it means. Parker used that moniker to describe LeBron's primary impact on the game. Because we know that, barring something major happening over the summer, we're going to head i...

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Brown, Kerr Ailing As NBA Finals Approach

The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook installed Golden State as a minus-260 favourite, with Cleveland at plus-220, meaning a $100 bet on the Warriors would win $38.46 and the same bet on the Cavaliers...

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At a big club, I'd have been sacked...

City go into Tuesday's match on the back of two successive wins, beating Crystal Palace 5-0 but following that up with a far less convincing 2-1 victory over Leicester on Saturday. The results are ...

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Could Matic make Man United move — Transfer Focus

Could Matic make Man United move — Transfer Focus

The 22-year-old midfielder was one of the stars of the Monaco side that won Ligue 1 last season and reached the semi-finals of the Champions League. And the Manchester Evening News are claiming th...

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Lauren backs new Arsenal deal for Wenger

The Frenchman's future was shrouded in uncertainty ahead of last weekend's FA Cup final against Chelsea. Wenger has strongly opposed this and the tensions have spilled over into public, with Wenger po...

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Charges withdrawn against Preds fan who threw catfish onto ice

Charges withdrawn against Preds fan who threw catfish onto ice

They care for each other", said Letang. A delinquent Predators fan finds himself in troubled water after hurling a fish onto the ice at Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final in Pittsburgh on Monday. H...

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Conte defends Moses, says he was exhausted

Conte defends Moses, says he was exhausted

Conte feels next season will be tough as the Blues will go from being the hunter to the hunted, with teams gunning for them from day one. He said: "For me the contract does not have a special meanin...

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Warriors and Cavaliers meet for third straight year

Take III of the NBA Finals trilogy between Golden State and the Cleveland Cavaliers gives Stephen Curry and Draymond Green a chance to avenge last year's Warriors collapse and LeBron James th...

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At French Open, del Potro gets lost off court, wins on it

At French Open, del Potro gets lost off court, wins on it

All seemed well once he made it out to Court 6 on Tuesday, though. Argentina's Guido Pella returns the ball to compatriot Juan Martin Del Potro during their first round match of the French Open ...

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Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' Los Angeles home

Investigators said they will look into surveillance footage from the area, hoping to find clues as to who was behind the vandalism. "That's what's important", James said , saying his wife was handl...

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Laurent Lokoli's refusal to shake hands creates flap at French Open

I was hitting the ball better when I was defending. It's not the first time things have got awkward at the end of a match, with last year's French Open witnessing one of the most heated post-match...

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Cavaliers Down Celtics in Game 4 of Conference Finals

Cavaliers Down Celtics in Game 4 of Conference Finals

They now have a maximum of three games to get that one crucial win. Since Boston were without Isaiah Thomas due to a hip injury, the Cavaliers should have been able to keep the mojo going and d...

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Kings XI slump to record low as Supergiant seal play-off berth

Kings XI slump to record low as Supergiant seal play-off berth

Mumbai leaked 41 runs in the last two overs bowled by Mitchel McClenaghan and Jasprit Bumrah , who went for 26 and 15 respectively. Ajinkya Rahane and captain Steve Smith mopped up the remaini...

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