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Casemiro is Real Madrid's most important player, says Max Allegri

I have seen that many times in my life. " Madrid always have very good teams". While Ronaldo, for years renowned as a tricky winger and provider, has evolved his game to focus much more on a cent...

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Juventus Stars Happy To Live Out Champions League Drama

For me personally, getting to the final is a great joy. We're proud of that, but that's not enough. I'm just the coach. "We're always favourites, but in reality in a final there are no favourites". ...

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New York Mets apologise for mascot, Mr Met's flip-off of fan

New York Mets apologise for mascot, Mr Met's flip-off of fan

A Mets official told the Associated Press that the employee who donned the costume will not wear it again. The person spoke anonymously to the AP because the statement the Mets released on Twi...

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Garbine Muguruza Success is piece of cake for French Open champion

Serena Williams was again at Roland Garros to support sister Venus, who continued her smooth passage through the draw with a 6-3 6-1 victory over Elise Mertens. However, after leading 5-4, the Belgi...

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ICC Champions Trophy 2017 points table and groups

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 points table and groups

Pakistan begins its Champions Trophy campaign against India in Birmingham, a venue where they defeated in the past in the same event in 2004. Middlesex's Steven Finn and Toby Roland-Jones wou...

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Cavs must slow Warriors at rim

Cavs must slow Warriors at rim

He was down 1-0 in all three of the series where he went on to win a ring. Golden State's four turnovers tied an NBA Finals low . Set aside the hyped-up Cavs-Dubs rivalry, constant talk of the tr...

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Buffon eyes final 'fairytale' football match with Juventus

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri says his team need to be "fiendish" to beat Real Madrid in Saturday's Champions League final . Hungarian great Ferenc Puskas was 39 years and 39 days old wh...

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Zidane: No added pressure as Madrid defend Champions League

I scored some important goals but not as many as him'. Non BT subscribers can watch the Champions League final free of charge on BT Sport Showcase, which is available on Freeview (channel 115...

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Guentzel excels as Penguins take 2-0 series lead over Predators

Guentzel excels as Penguins take 2-0 series lead over Predators

Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban does pushups during practice Friday, June 2, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. It's ironic, perhaps, that the Stanley Cup Final's officiating crew is probably u...

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Injury blows take gloss off England win

Injury blows take gloss off England win

Morgan, bidding to lead England to their first one-day worldwide global trophy, will balance immediate needs with the longer-term viability of keeping Stokes fit for major assignments to follow the...

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Alexis Sanchez: Manchester United tipped to sign Arsenal contract rebel

His character is right, he is a tough player, really skillful, he works really hard and works hard. He can score and create. " When you put that package together, he is the type we would like here "...

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England win Trophy opener

Root also earned the highest individual score in an ICC Champions Trophy innings by an Englishman. "You will see us playing to the best of our capabilities". Even Morgan's unequivocal support coul...

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Chris Woakes ruled out of Champions Trophy with side strain

The strong batting and bowling lineuped England is set to face Bangladesh at The Oval in the CT 2017 opener game since 2000 on Thusrday (June 1). That batting depth is what makes England so ri...

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The Warriors scared the Cavs into not defending Kevin Durant dunks

The Warriors scared the Cavs into not defending Kevin Durant dunks

The Golden State Warriors host the Cleveland Cavaliers in game one of the NBA Finals at 9PM ET on ABC. I mean, it's no if, ands, or buts. It is what it is. "I wouldn't do my teammates any good i...

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Tickets for Cavs vs. Warriors Game 2 Watch Party sold out

James was of course talking about Kevin Durant , who erupted for 38 points in the Warriors' 113-91 win over the Cavs. Out of concern that the schedule was leading to more injuries, NBA Commissioner...

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Hobbling Root fires England to easy win

Root too was clearly inconvenienced by what appeared at first to be an ankle twisted as he set off for a run, but the Yorkshireman later said "It's all right - it looks like it's just a bit of cramp ....

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Zidane: Ronaldo would have been the star if we had played together

Real Madrid want to become the first side to make a successful Uefa Champions League title defense as they are the fifth reigning champions to return to the final the following season, the most r...

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Golden State cruise past Cleveland

Golden State cruise past Cleveland

His coach that year was Mike Brown , who has served as acting coach for the Warriors while Steve Kerr is out following complications from back surgery. While McCollum may end up being right , th...

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Warriors take Game 1 vs Cavs 113-91 with Curry Durant power

That's the one word used to caption a video of LeBron James as he walked to the locker room with his teammates after Thursday's Game 1 of the NBA Finals . The Cavs also had way more turnovers...

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Durant, Curry share reaction to Rihanna question

Durant, Curry share reaction to Rihanna question

Lue: "I mean, no other team has done this , right?" "It is what it is". "We have a couple days here where we can get our legs underneath us. But that's what stands out". Said Durant, "That's all t...

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THOMAS: What price separation from Europe?

THOMAS: What price separation from Europe?

Whatever electoral benefit Ms. Merkel might gain from her statements about Mr. Trump, neither Europe nor the US can afford a rupture in their Atlantic partnership. Now that Britain is no longer goin...

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Woakes out of Champions Trophy

Woakes out of Champions Trophy

Though it is too early to say how the injury will impact on Woakes' involvement either in the remainder of this match, or England's subsequent group games against New Zealand on June 6 and Austral...

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Nadal hoping for birthday present from Real Madrid

We know how hard it is to get there and we've worked very well during the year. Now it's about preventing a repeat of the 2015 final loss to Barcelona with a much-changed squad. Zidane, on the job for...

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Nadal drops just one game in Roland Garros romp

Nadal drops just one game in Roland Garros romp

I respect that very much [and] of course I liked seeing him in the box. "I came here to win the matches ", said twice former Wimbledon champion Kvitova. Ultimately the sets went 5-7 6-3 3-6 6-1 6-1. ...

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Kevin Durant leads Warriors to Game 1 victory with 38 points

Kevin Durant leads Warriors to Game 1 victory with 38 points

Cleveland committed 12 of its 20 turnovers in the first half - "20 in the Finals is not going to get it done", Irving said. And the Grammy-winning artist hasn't let up on her vocal support since, wi...

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LeBron James embarrassed on defense by Steph Curry, Kevin Durant

During the press conference, Stephen Curry shook his head saying: "Don't get in that trap". That's huge for us. "Going into Game 2 we'll be a lot more settled in, a lot better on the defensive end". ...

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Warwickshire's Chris Woakes ruled out of Champions TropHy

I'm happy to take that on my shoulders". "I think they handled Mustafizur [Rahman] quite well, and they extended the partnership". My target is to keep on continuing to contribute for my team in the n...

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Pakistan eager to start Champions Trophy with win against India: Sarfraz

New Zealand are in Group A of the Champions Trophy, to be held in England from June 1-18, with Australia, England and Bangladesh the other teams in their group. "Maybe it was to teach me to balan...

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Jeff Van Gundy Could See Warriors Making 10 Consecutive NBA Finals

Brown, who once coached James with the Cavaliers , has emphasised perseverance when dealing with James, especially since Kevin Durant will be dealing with him much of the time . At 32 years of a...

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Ernesto Valverde replaces Luis Enrique as Barcelona coach

A former Barcelona player, where he enjoyed two seasons at the Camp Nou under Johan Cruyff, he becomes the club's fourth manager since the departure of Pep Guardiola in 2012. Spanish coach Ernest...

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Mumbai Indians crowned champions of IPL 2017

That's a little bit sad, but that shows different individuals have stepped up at different times and taken up responsibility. Today, was the flawless example. Kieron Pollard ... failed to get a big sc...

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Djokovic escapes Schwartzman's clutches in five sets

You can win a game at love, and you can win a game after a laborious deuce, but both games get compressed into just one 1 in the box score. This makes it five years in a row at least two USA men hav...

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Zidane giving nothing away about Gareth Bale ahead of Cardiff final

The feted sides who have won their respective domestic leagues - the Spanish La Liga ( Real Madrid ) and Italian Serie A ( Juventus ) - have been in rampaging form going into the final and on Saturd...

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Rooney close to decision on future

Manchester United manager José Mourinho said his side's season had been a triumph of pragmatism over poetry following their Europa League success against Ajax in Stockholm. When 28-goal Zlatan ...

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Goffin retires from match at French Open

Mladenovic, down 5-3 down in the last set before breaking Rogers twice, secured the victory on her first match point with a forehand victor on Court Suzanne-Lenglen. I'm proud of myself for doing that...

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Champions League final talking points

Juventus steam-rolled through the group-stages, earning the top-spot ahead of Sevilla , Lyon, and Dinamo Zagreb. "The final is won by scoring goals ". If he plays, it will be his 100th game in the ...

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Nadal hoping for Champions League birthday present from Real Madrid

While tournament favourite Nadal continued his assault on a record 10 title with victory over Nikoloz Basilashvili , Serbian Djokovic was pushed to five sets by world number 41 Diego Schwartzman....

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The NBA Finals - Warriors vs. Cavaliers 113-91

Compared to four for the Warriors . "We didn't play as well as we know we're capable of, so we look forward to the next one". "We've got to enjoy this tonight but quickly forget about it and win Su...

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Ramos: Zidane has tamed complicated Real Madrid

Sergio Ramos hailed Zinedine Zidane's ability to get the best out of a "complicated" Real Madrid side as Los Blancos prepare to defend their Champions League crown against Juventus . I've go...

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Rubber Match: 2017 Finals vs. 2015 and 2016 Finals

Stephen Curry has taken somewhat of a backseat in terms of storylines, but the point guard also has something to prove in the rubber match between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers...

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