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Alonso says he had 'nothing to lose' at race start

Alonso says he had 'nothing to lose' at race start

McLaren-Honda boss Zak Brown said he accepted Fernando Alonso's challenge to give him a race winning auto for next year, and had no concerns at him leaving the circuit to play tennis after another engine failure. Alonso joined McLaren for the second time in 2015 and was seen as the driver to head their championship charge. "There will be time to talk but I don't want to feed rumours". Read More

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NBA Predictions: Will the Warriors cover on the road vs

NBA Predictions: Will the Warriors cover on the road vs

From there, the Warriors took full control of the game, winning the quarter 30-21 and securing the 102-91 victory. With a 3-0 series lead, the Warriors have all but secured a berth in the Western Conference Finals. The Warriors regained the lead on a lob from Green to Igoudala and the quarter ended with them up 72-70. Draymond Green was 7-of-13 from downtown in the first two meetings. Read More

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Senators tie game late, win pivotal matchup with Rangers in overtime

Senators tie game late, win pivotal matchup with Rangers in overtime

Sens coach Guy Boucher decided to make a statement to his team, though, by inserting Mike Condon in goal for the third period. I think we know now that this is a great team with great speed, great depth and really well-coached. The 27-year-old goaltender is in his first season with the Ottawa Senators . "Top players make other people better and I said it's no different than Phil Kessel being on [Pittsburgh's] third line previous year, that had a lot of impact for the Penguins ". Read More

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Murray, Nadal reach Barcelona semi-finals

Murray, Nadal reach Barcelona semi-finals

Andy Murray of Britain gestures during his match against Dominic Thiem of Austria in a semifinal match at the Barcelona Open Tennis Tournament in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Nadal said of Chung: "He has good potential, great backhand and very quick". Thiem claimed his first win over world number one Andy Murray by hammering the Scot 6-2, 3-6, 6-4. Read More

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Monaco routs Lille 4-0 to effectively seal French title

Monaco , knocked out of the Champions League by Juventus in midweek, need only a point from their remaining two games to rubber-stamp their first French crown in 17 years and halt PSG's four-year domestic dominance. A rampant Falcao struck again in the second half to move onto 21 top-flight goals this season and ensure his side have won 10 straight league games - a run that has proven decisive in their bid for glory - with Junior Alonso's own goal putting the icing on the cake. Read More

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G-7 nations fear long-term growth may be subdued

Michel Sapin, France's minister for finance, said the other delegations had put pressure on the United States to not turn its back on global economic diplomacy. The secretary arrived in Bari saying he was "excited" about US trade policies after the announcement of a deal to boost exports of gas and beef to China, an agreement that was also noted by German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble. Read More

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Cavaliers sweep past Raptors into conference finals

Not that you needed any more evidence that LeBron James is perhaps the most dominant force in National Basketball Association history, but if you did, him getting a player like Kyle Lowry-a good player! an All-Star!-to publicly throw up his hands while still in a playoff series against James and admit, "Yeah, nobody is touching this guy" is pretty convincing. Read More

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Derek Jeter: "Absolutely nothing" to report on Marlins ownership bid

Former New York Yankee Derek Jeter and his wife Hannah Jeter leave the field after a ceremony retiring Jeter's number at Yankee Stadium, Sunday, May 14, 2017, in New York . "But it wasn't until I did get here that I found out that he was special". “I want to thank my family for their love, support, honesty and more importantly their presence at everything I did both on and off the field, ” he said during a three-minute speech that ended the 40-minute ceremony. Read More

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Palace send Hall City on relegation after 4-0 bashing

Spurs fans partied like it was 1899, and the really positive news is that they have an exciting team to take to their new £800million home next door via a one-season stop at Wembley Stadium. Tactically we set out to nullify Hull City and tried to expose them where we thought they were weak. Despite Hull's relegation, few reputations have grown during the second half of this season as manager Marco Silva's . Read More

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Nashville Tops St. Louis

Nashville Tops St. Louis

Lo. He scored the game-tying goal at the 7:39 mark of the third period in Friday's 3-2 win over the Predators that evened up the second-round series. Louis. The biggest pieces for Nashville all came on the defensive side, which contributed in all three areas of their game. "I think it was a really good experience a year ago, playing two seven-game series", Rinne said. Read More

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Maurer saves Padres' 6-3 victory over slumping White Sox

Maurer saves Padres' 6-3 victory over slumping White Sox

Just like he did with the bases loaded, Avi hit a routine grounder to shortstop Luis Sardinas that was a tailor made double play ball. "I thought it was a good chance to take". "I was just trying to get a good pitch to hit and it happened to be the first pitch", Szczur said. He led off the game with a first-pitch, 431-foot home run at Guaranteed Rate Field. Read More

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Mohammed Shami recalled for India Champions Trophy campaign

A fully fit Rohit Sharma and Shami has booked their spots in Indian side, Mumbai Indian skipper has not played ODI cricket since October past year while Shami is back in squad since WC 2015. Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya are youngsters we've been grooming. Shami is currently playing for the Delhi Daredevils in the IPL 10 and is now a part of Indian cricket team for 2017 Champions Trophy. Read More

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Guus Hiddink backs Antonio Conte to stay on as Chelsea manager

Watford manager Walter Mazzarri remains determined his players will not get swept up in the title celebrations at Stamford Bridge. "The club want to fight to win every competition - we have the same ambition", said Conte. It was close to midnight when the Chelsea head coach finally made it into the media suite at The Hawthorns after clinching the Premier League title at his first attempt and it was just as well he had swapped his suit for a club tracksuit, because his players had not ... Read More

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Alonso's McLaren gushes liquid in breakdown during practice

Alonso's McLaren gushes liquid in breakdown during practice

But that is what Fridays are for. One of the main reasons Hill's feat hasn't been repeated also partly is why Alonso's first oval race will be worth watching. "If in September or October we're in a position where it looks possible that we'll win in 2018, then I will be happy to continue with the team". "The conditions were quite hard with the wind, but I never had a moment when I lost the confidence so the vehicle was performing really well. Read More

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Without Crosby, Pens open 3-1 series lead on Caps

Without Crosby, Pens open 3-1 series lead on Caps

But the Pittsburgh Penguins were all over the Washington Capitals, hanging on to take a 3-2 victory and a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference's primetime series. "You never want to see someone get hurt obviously, especially at this time of the year". The Oilers, who jumped out to a 2-0 lead before surrendering three second period goals, tied the score with just 1:42 remaining in regulation on a Drake Caggiula goal. Read More

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Mourinho's 'weak and naive' foe Skomina to ref Europa League final

Defeat to Tottenham on Sunday ruled out the prospect of United finishing in the top four domestically, with Liverpool, Manchester City and Arsenal contesting the final two spots as the season enters its final week. "Asked why this first season at Old Trafford has been his hardest working, Mourinho said: "[Because of] the players and the club . FRUSTRATING TO CONCEDE EARLY IN BOTH HALVES "Yes and they were two bad goals, two set-pieces". Read More

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Man United's Shaw set for another spell on sidelines

Man United's Shaw set for another spell on sidelines

In comparison, Swansea have played 19 games fewer - exactly half an entire league season. "We did not look tired and exhausted , we are tired and exhausted ". It is, however, the date of that very final which is causing Mourinho concern as his injury-ravaged squad could have to play two season-defining games within the space of four days. Read More

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NBA Playoffs 2017: Kyle Lowry 'probably doubtful' for Game 4 against Cavs

NBA Playoffs 2017: Kyle Lowry 'probably doubtful' for Game 4 against Cavs

James scored 13 points in the fourth quarter. While the Raptors were running out of gas, the Cavaliers went on a 20-3 run to take a 19-point lead. The game began with a bit of bad news from a Raptors perspective when Kyle Lowry, who looked to have made a stunningly quick recovery from an ankle injury had his night end in the pre-game warm ups when he abruptly left the court and headed to the locker room. Read More

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Phaneuf says Senators

Phaneuf says Senators "got lucky" in double-overtime Game 2 win

I don't think we're going to see the same Ottawa team come out in Game 4, so we better be ready to go right from the start. "We've been talking all the rebounds with ( Henrik) Lundqvist ". Throughout these Stanley Cup playoffs, the Rangers have blown leads at costly times . Lindberg made it 4-0 with 1:43 left in the period. Despite the fact that Neil negated a power play and earned a 10-minute misconduct for attacking Glass, Turris thought Neil was a presence. Read More

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Sanchez, Giroud send Arsenal up to fifth

The first half was quite even, but we were focused and determined. Sanchez's goal was a wonderful effort, the South American selling two Saints a dummy to create the space for his shot, but it shouldn't mask what up until then had been another lacklustre display from the visitors. Read More

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Arsenal will keep fighting - Wenger says, praises Sanchez

If Liverpool win their remaining match against the already relegated Middlesbrough, they will be guaranteed to finish above Arsenal and in the Champions League qualification places. "I think the team did really well". It's a great win and we've got two more finals to come.The most hard thing against a team like Stoke is scoring the first goal and after that we had to be efficient. Read More

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Mourinho demands more from Manchester United fans

Mourinho demands more from Manchester United fans

It was not a gamble. "It was a simple decision", he told reporters at Old Trafford. "It's not a gamble, it was a simple decision, a decision based on common sense and a outcome of our situation". He also stressed how the Europa League presents United with the opportunity to win two European trophies. "With the squad they have and the players they have, the money they have spent, it's not good enough". Read More

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Jeter's No 2 retired by Yanks; Monument Park plaque unveiled

In Yankees history, Jeter ranks among the top 10 players in batting average (.310), home runs (260) and runs batted in (1,311). “When I prepare speeches I forget part of it, and then none of it makes sense, ” he said later. Jeter, the 1996 American League Rookie of the Year, was named the MVP of the 2000 All-Star Game and MVP of the 2000 World Series between the Yankees and New York Mets, known as the Subway Series. Read More

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Tottenham Edge Man United In White Hart Lane Farewell

Tottenham Edge Man United In White Hart Lane Farewell

A 2-1 victory over Manchester United was the flawless send-off on Sunday, ensuring Tottenham left its home as Premier League runners-up - the club's highest finish in 54 years. After a season across north London at Wembley , Tottenham is due back here for the start of the 2018-19 season. The club organised an official closing ceremony, in which 48 former players were invited one-by-one onto the field after the ideal send-off of all: a 2-1 victory over Manchester United that guarantees a ... Read More

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Alonso: McLaren's chassis is third best

Alonso: McLaren's chassis is third best

Alonso even gave a shout-out to his hardworking but ultimately hobbled team after qualifying. Problems with the McLaren's Honda engine kept him from finishing the first three races, and that only got more embarrassing when his vehicle broke down in the formation lap of the last grand prix in Russian Federation. Read More

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