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Sam Warburton to captain British and Irish Lions in tour opener

Sam Warburton to captain British and Irish Lions in tour opener

But this underdog mentality and being an unknown quantity in the land of rugby lovers suits Gatland. "It's about giving everyone an opportunity, and keeping harmony in the squad, that's paramount fo...

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UCL Final preview: Impenetrable Juventus play cavalier Real Madrid

Since replacing Rafael Benitez in January past year, Zidane has gone from coaching Castilla - Madrid's reserve team - to a Champions League and LaLiga-winning boss. If either player dominates this d...

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Curry & Durant power Warriors past Cavaliers in Game 1

Curry & Durant power Warriors past Cavaliers in Game 1

This isn't an aged Karl Malone going to LA for one last hurrah, or even LeBron James going to play alongside a past-his-prime (though still effective) Dwyane Wade. Although Curry's 3-point shot is...

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'Pirates 5' Eyes Box Office Domination While 'Baywatch' Drowns

'Pirates 5' Eyes Box Office Domination While 'Baywatch' Drowns

The consensus seems to be that Johnny Depp can't maintain his Jack Sparrow trademarked cool factor that we all fell in love with and that the story doesn't really know where it's going. While it mig...

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Djokovic, Nadal reach French Open third round

Djokovic, Nadal reach French Open third round

Kvitova returned to tennis in Paris after she was attacked in the Czech Republic in December. Nadal beat him in the quarter-finals in what proved to be Moya's last match on the Philippe Chat...

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Draymond Green: People Will Only Remember Durant Winning With Warriors

Draymond Green: People Will Only Remember Durant Winning With Warriors

Kyrie Irving added 24 points for Cleveland while Kevin Love had 15 points and 21 rebounds for the Cavs , who outrebounded the Warriors 59-50. But Rihanna found a way to make it work, and c...

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Henry: Wenger must win Premier League title

Henry: Wenger must win Premier League title

But he added he was "fiercely ambitious" and had "informed the club I feel now is the time to move on". Arsene Wenger needs to copy Jose Mourinho's methods if Arsenal are to win the Premier Lea...

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Real Madrid vs Juventus, 2017 Champions League Final

Real Madrid's irresistible attack slams into Juventus' seemingly immovable defence today when the free-scoring Spanish football aristocrats hope to become the first club to win the Champions Leagu...

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Juventus, Madrid meet in Champions League final

This time we have to lay our hands on the trophy", the coach added. Bale has declared himself fit for Real Madrid's showdown with Juventus at the National Stadium of Wales on Saturday after a ca...

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Rihanna Was the Real Winner of Game 1 of the NBA Finals

Rihanna Was the Real Winner of Game 1 of the NBA Finals

James sets the tone defensively, and if the Cavs' leader is getting cooked by the opposing team's two best players, how are the role players supposed to do their jobs confidently? Durant provided a ...

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England produce highest run chase to open Champions Trophy

England produce highest run chase to open Champions Trophy

England's total was also the highest score by a team batting second to win a Champions Trophy match, topping Sri Lanka's 297 for three against them at the Oval four years ago. "He really has scored...

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Smith slams Australia's bowling performance after draw

After the first rain delay, New Zealand came out firing with Australian global Luke Ronchi particularly harsh on Pat Cummins' bowling, smashing two fours and a six from an over. Josh Hazlewood wa...

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Gatland reveals first Lions squad

Gatland reveals first Lions squad

It won't be the quality of the opposition - the Lions should post a resounding victory over the Provincial Barbarians - but a realisation of the magnitude of what is to come and the intensity of t...

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Down 2-0, Rinne's Slide Continues

He didn't start on Crosby's line in Game 2 , but ended up there as the Pens offence stalled through two periods - contained by the Preds' fearsome defence. Don't count on it. "We've put in a lot of...

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Warriors coach Steve Kerr might return during NBA Finals

Warriors coach Steve Kerr might return during NBA Finals

He may not be out there long if the Warriors decide they need more mobility against Thompson, who is almost averaging a double-double and shooting 60 percent while creating plenty of extra possess...

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Kevin Durant leads Warriors past Cavs in Game 1

They capitalized. And we get an opportunity to get a couple days to see what they did and see what we did wrong and how we can be better in Game 2". He registered seven uncontested dunks in the ...

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Ronaldo or Zidane? Real Madrid boss names the ultimate Galactico

Ronaldo or Zidane? Real Madrid boss names the ultimate Galactico

Ronaldo has gotten the best of Buffon so far, scoring five goals in his four games against the Italy goalkeeper. "Madrid are not unbeatable, but they have two or three players who make the differen...

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Wenger hints at Riyad Mahrez interest, says 'It could happen'

Wenger hints at Riyad Mahrez interest, says 'It could happen'

The Arsenal boss failed in an attempt to woo Jamie Vardy to the Emirates Stadium last summer, but the Algeria worldwide has admitted that he wants to leave the 2015-16 Premier League champions. "Whe...

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Morientes not surprised by Zidane success as Real Madrid eye greatness

Who will Zinedine Zidane pick to start for Real Madrid against Juventus? "What everyone who likes football wants to see is to see a great final - and I think we will see that". "It's something t...

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Zidane keeps his cards close to his chest'

Paulo Dybala - The Argentinean has really turned himself into a fantastic player and is one of Juventus' best players and they will be looking to him to produce the goods in the final as he has don...

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Conte tells Chelsea fans: I'm staying to build something positive, important

On an afternoon when so much bucked the story of the season, double player of the year N'Golo Kante failed to track Ramsey, who was left unmarked to meet Olivier Giroud's dinked pass back. Despite con...

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FA Cup final: Victor Moses doesn't need to apologize - Courtois

The north Londoners have endured a disappointing season, but to finish with another trophy, their third FA Cup success in four years, will give Arsenal fans something to cheer about. " Chelsea ar...

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Ronaldo: Real Madrid better than Juve

With both teams at full-strength, the main source of intrigue concerns whether Zidane will pick Cardiff native Gareth Bale , who has been out since April 23 with a calf problem, or, as expected, ...

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Kerr possible to return in Finals, sources say

Kerr possible to return in Finals, sources say

The Warriors are at a ⅔ favor of winning according to Vegas insider based off of their record and having home court advantage at the Oracle Arena, better known as "Roaracle", because of how loud the...

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Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cleveland

Rihanna dabbed to her weight-shamers at the NBA Finals Game while looking #covfefe-free and watching "the king" LeBron James's Cleveland Cavaliers playing against the Golden State Warriors . T...

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Try hitting a sixer with today's Google Doodle

The Durham all-rounder has recovered in time to face the Tigers at The Oval on Thursday, although the number of overs he will bowl will depend on a late fitness test. India defeated New Zealand by ...

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Champions League Final: Buffon looks to become oldest victor

The two he rammed home to help France beat Brazil in the 1998 World Cup final in Paris will of course always be the high point of his illustrious career but for Madrid fans it was his techni...

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Lions schedule criticised by All Blacks coach Hansen

France are the only northern hemisphere nation against whom the All Blacks have a winning percentage below 80. After all, the squad itself contains two New Zealand-born players in Ben Te'o and Jarry...

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Pens' Bonino game-time decision for Game 3

Pens' Bonino game-time decision for Game 3

Subban go off the inside of his left ankle in Pittsburgh's 4-1 win Wednesday night. The Thunder Bay, Ont., product outplayed Ottawa's Anderson for four games in the Eastern Conference final and has...

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Fit-again Bale creates Champions League final dilemma

Predrag Mijatovic has said Real Madrid's 1998 Champions League win over Juventus marked a change "from black and white into colour" at the club. Buffon , 39, has never won the Champions League ...

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Here's hoping LeBron James makes Cavs-Warriors III more interesting

When asked recently about the Finals matchup, Golden State's jump-shooting wizard Steph Curry referred to Cleveland as the "quote unquote" National Basketball Association champions. "I loved it back...

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Woakes to miss remainder of Champions Trophy?

Woakes to miss remainder of Champions Trophy?

Woakes, who has played 63 one-day internationals, bowled two overs in the eight-wicket win over Bangladesh on Thursday before leaving the field. Root later combined with skipper Eoin Morgan to s...

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Champions Trophy: England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues

The 39-year-old, however, based his belief on the fact that Champions Trophy is one very tournament where the Pakistan-side stands superior to India owing to past records. "I envisage him being fi...

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Predators goalie Pekka Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead

The 23-year-old Aberg beat Pittsburgh defenseman Olli Maatta to a puck in the Penguins zone, passed it through Maatta to himself and then patiently drew Murray out of the net before flipping it by th...

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Tennessee Aquarium proves not all Penguins are Pittsburgh fans tonight

Tennessee Aquarium proves not all Penguins are Pittsburgh fans tonight

Police say 36-year-old Jacob Waddell threw the dead fish over the glass surrounding the rink on Monday night during the Nashville Predators-Pittsburgh Penguins game. He let one get by him, but tha...

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Fernando Morientes 'not surprised' by Zinedine Zidane

Zidane will look to Ronaldo for inspiration as Madrid aim to become the first modern-era team to retain the Champions League when they take on Juventus in Cardiff on Saturday. Now we have a unique...

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You will see a 'different' Pakistan team against India: Sarfraz

India are more settled and played together a lot", he added. "While batting is India's traditional strength, it is also fielding a balanced bowling attack that includes some skillful bowlers led b...

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O'Brien junior looks to deny father Derby honours

O'Brien junior looks to deny father Derby honours

The track is very hard, not many can handle it. Gosden, whose ever-powerful string based at Newmarket is the biggest threat to the prevailing dominance of Ireland's Aidan O'Brien, should know. Via h...

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Gianluigi Buffon eager to fulfil Champions League dream

We have our ambition and will to win. There is a reason why many clubs would like to sign the experienced defender but for now he will be looking to put in yet another defensive masterclass against so...

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Dinesh Karthik says, 'I feel ready for Champions Trophy now'

Pakistan , who upset the odds to draw a Test series in England past year, have already been in Birmingham for two weeks in preparation for their bid to win the Champions Trophy , a tournament fea...

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