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Serena back in business as Nadal, Sharapova survive scares

Serena back in business as Nadal, Sharapova survive scares

Open. Taking the court for her first major tournament since giving birth to her daughter in September, the 2017 Australian Open title victor claimed a 7-6, 6-4 first-round victory over the Czech Repub...

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Fourth line leads Golden Knights to thrilling Game 1 win over Capitals

Fourth line leads Golden Knights to thrilling Game 1 win over Capitals

And no matter what the past indicates, the Golden Knights and Capitals will be who ultimately decide their own future. "We know we didn't play our best", Backstrom said. I haven't slowed it down. ...

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LeBron James shuts down Boston Celtics' Finals plans with another legendary performance

LeBron James shuts down Boston Celtics' Finals plans with another legendary performance

That helped the Cavaliers pull out a 109-99 victory. After looking exhausted on several occasions in Game 5, James finished with 46 points, 11 rebounds, nine assists, three steals and a block in 4...

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Tom Cairney expects promotion to help Fulham keep their best players

Tom Cairney expects promotion to help Fulham keep their best players

Next season will mark Aston Villa's third in the Championship after being relegated from the Premier League two years ago. Khan , who is worth around £7bn, moved from Pakistan to the United St...

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Shakhtar to break transfer fee received for their star midfielder

Shakhtar to break transfer fee received for their star midfielder

The £50 million price tag, if the deal concludes, may prove a snip come opening day in August. Reports recently however have suggested that Guardiola has cooled his interest over the recent months, ...

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Steve Kerr explains decision to activate Patrick McCaw in Game 6

Steve Kerr explains decision to activate Patrick McCaw in Game 6

But he was injured in the final minute of game five, and could only watch in frustration as the Rockets succumbed to the Warriors' second-half onslaught on Saturday. Assuming CP3 plays, I like the R...

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Celtics push James, Cavs to brink with Game 5 win

Celtics push James, Cavs to brink with Game 5 win

In order to punch their ticket to a fourth straight NBA Finals, the Cavs will have to be the first team to win on the road in the series, and the first to beat Boston at home in this post-season...

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Buffon to leave Juventus, not retiring just yet

Buffon to leave Juventus, not retiring just yet

Buffon has played 639 Serie A matches, a total beaten only by former AC Milan defender Paolo Maldini, for Parma and then Juventus . It's a way of seeing what you're made of and I have never been afra...

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LMA Manager of the Year victor Pep: City won't splash the cash

LMA Manager of the Year victor Pep: City won't splash the cash

Pep Guardiola has implemented a similar style to his great Barcelona sides to turn Manchester City into one of the best teams to grace the Premier League. "Premier League. No doubt", he said. Cit...

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Real Madrid give major update on Ronaldo fitness ahead of Liverpool clash

Real Madrid give major update on Ronaldo fitness ahead of Liverpool clash

Messi and Ronaldo are without doubt the greatest players of the current era and arguably of all time, but there is a long standing debate about who among the two is better. Trent Alexander-Arnold is r...

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Hamilton wins Spanish GP, strengthens lead in F1 standings

Hamilton wins Spanish GP, strengthens lead in F1 standings

Hamilton was never challenged on the way to his 41st win from pole position, surpassing a record he shared with seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher. "Even in the end, with the fresher set I w...

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Mariners' Robinson Cano Breaks Hand After Being Hit By Pitch

Mariners' Robinson Cano Breaks Hand After Being Hit By Pitch

Cano tried to get out of the way of an inside 88-mph fastball from Detroit Tigers starter Blaine Hardy , a graduate of Edmonds-Woodway High School, when the pitch hit off of the back of Cano's han...

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Cano fractures right hand after getting hit by pitch

Cano fractures right hand after getting hit by pitch

The team has not disclosed how long the eight-time All-Star will be sidelined. Cano was removed from the game and sent for tests, which revealed the fracture. He went on the 10-day disabled list in Ma...

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Stoke helps condemn Swansea to relegation

Stoke helps condemn Swansea to relegation

With a 19-point advantage over United, City outperformed their rivals' 1999-2000 margin of 18 over Arsenal . "In the Premier League 100 points is a massive achievement. A sensational run to the Champ...

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Tottenham player ratings: Spurs beat Leicester at their own game

Tottenham player ratings: Spurs beat Leicester at their own game

Kane's two goals took his tally to 30 for the season and it was an encouraging performance ahead of this summer's World Cup, but he ultimately fell two goals short in his pursuit of a third successive...

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Neymar to resume training on Sunday, says PSG

Neymar to resume training on Sunday, says PSG

Though, he feels he will be fit for his side's World Cup opener against Switzerland on June 17, he has now casted doubts over his mental state following the injury. Neymar has reportedly told pals he...

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Leaderboard Jammed At Players Championship

Leaderboard Jammed At Players Championship

Arguably the biggest-and certainly the most lucrative-of the non-major tournaments on the PGA Tour , the Players Championship typically brings out the world's best, and that's no different in 2018 ...

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Rooney to quit Everton for MLS club

Rooney to quit Everton for MLS club

Reports indicate Rooney's move will be completed when the MLS mid-season transfer window opens on July 10. If he does make the swap, he will certainly need those magic feet to do the hard work; D.C...

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Who will advance to the NBA Finals: Warriors or Rockets?

He did it in all four years with the Miami Heat , winning two championships and falling short twice. They will open Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals on the road on Monday against the Rockets...

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Kiwi Danny Lee snares share of second at The Players Championship

Kiwi Danny Lee snares share of second at The Players Championship

Simpson looked set to post a new record after six successive birdies, but found the water when attacking the island green on 17 and posted a double bogey. A slight mis-hit and his tee shot to 17 stall...

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Rory McIlroy five behind leader at Sawgrass

Rory McIlroy five behind leader at Sawgrass

That's been the story of the TPC Sawgrass over the years - a design that doesn't favor one particular style of play. On a day when the winds stayed down and there was little defense for the golf c...

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Refs missed 2 late calls in Boston-Philly game

Refs missed 2 late calls in Boston-Philly game

The conference finals begin Sunday afternoon when the Boston Celtics host the Cleveland Cavaliers . They also have the best player in the game in James , which will make a big difference. Despit...

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Ireland set to make Test splash when sun appears

Ireland set to make Test splash when sun appears

Murtagh, Rankin and Stuart Thomson bagged two wickets each and reduced Pakistan to 159 for 6 at one stage, and looked in a serious threat of getting bowled out by the end of day's play. Rankin, the ...

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Jets fans plan trips to Vegas for Stanley Cup run

Jets fans plan trips to Vegas for Stanley Cup run

These two franchises have faced each other only three times in history with the Golden Knights winning two of those National Hockey League matchups, including an overtime victory in Winnipeg back on...

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Carvalhal set to leave Swansea

Carvalhal set to leave Swansea

We were too focused, we got off the bus and walked the 100 yards into the ground. Speaking to the BBC after the game Hughes said: "It was a big performance from us". To stand a chance, they must...

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Kelechi Iheanacho scores as Leicester City beat Arsenal

Kelechi Iheanacho scores as Leicester City beat Arsenal

Wenger has been keen to keep talk of his achievements and his impending exit down to a minimum and appeared nearly embarrassed when presented with the commemorative golden " Invincibles " Premier Le...

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Liverpool's Gomez to miss Champions League final after ankle surgery

Liverpool's Gomez to miss Champions League final after ankle surgery

The Times " Paul Joyce says Gomez "sacrificed himself for Liverpool when playing in pain v West Brom and Stoke City'. Liverpool defender Joe Gomez's season is over after the club confirmed the fu...

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Leroy Sane set for Man City contract talks

Leroy Sane set for Man City contract talks

Can they do it? After the game a presentation was made to Toure by his brother and former City team-mate Kolo Toure, who had been invited as a surprise special guest by the club. "I think probably t...

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What Raptors, Cavs were thinking on LeBron's legendary shot in Game 3

What Raptors, Cavs were thinking on LeBron's legendary shot in Game 3

Perhaps Toronto is meant to rule the Eastern Conference after all - although the growth of teams like the Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers suggests it will be a hard task (with or without Jam...

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Rodney Hood refused to enter the floor in Game 4

Rodney Hood refused to enter the floor in Game 4

That disappointment apparently culminated with Hood refusing to enter Game 4 of the Cavs' Eastern Conferece semifinals-clinching victory over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night. The 25-year-old is ...

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National Basketball Association wrap: Kevin Durant leads Warriors win; Rockets' defense dominates again

In Game 3, the Pelicans were 14/31 from three, but they shot 4/26 from beyond the arc in Game 4, a complete turnaround. "We just can't afford to shoot that poorly". "I just pray that he gets the help ...

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India squad for England tour: Mumbai Indians star may get maiden call-up

India squad for England tour: Mumbai Indians star may get maiden call-up

Luckily for Mumbai Indians , the drop did not cost them dearly. After winning their third game in their past four attempts, the Indians now just sit one game behind the Knight Riders, who currently...

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Shark's Joe Pavelski Says Martin Jones Not To Blame For Playoff Exit

Shark's Joe Pavelski Says Martin Jones Not To Blame For Playoff Exit

They produced a combined total of just five points during this series. Three third-period goals by the Sharks looked as though they could force yet another overtime, but the ever-so-pesky Jonathan M...

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Mayfield looks good, but Taylor is still Browns' starting QB, says Jackson

Mayfield looks good, but Taylor is still Browns' starting QB, says Jackson

When they traded for Taylor in early March , giving up a third-round pick in the process, they did so with the idea that the No. 1 overall pick would have the luxury of sitting behind and learning fr...

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Napoli can't beat Torino as Juve prepares to party

Napoli can't beat Torino as Juve prepares to party

After Juventus beat Bologna on Saturday, Napoli knew it needed a victory to keep the title race alive. As a result, Napoli showed plenty attacking intent in the early stages of the half, with ...

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