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Spurs' Tony Parker has surgery on ruptured quad muscle

Spurs' Tony Parker has surgery on ruptured quad muscle

That is a tough blow. "We shall see. We don't know". Meanwhile, the Spurs will now have to depend even more on Kawhi Leonard without their superstar Tony Parker . "He's a Hall of Famer one day, but I think guys just came out with a sense of urgency and just played hard", Aldridge said. On top of all that, the Rockets started to lose their composure and just bark at officials. Read More

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Vertonghen, Alli, Kane and Pochettino receive Player andManager of the Season nominations

Vertonghen, Alli, Kane and Pochettino receive Player andManager of the Season nominations

However, as with numerous club's top players, they continue to be linked with exits given Tottenham's wait for major trophies continues as they failed at the final few hurdles again this season. DELE ALLI has hinted he may have to leave Spurs in the future to fulfil his potential. The 21-year-old midfielder has set the Premier League alight this season with a stunning run of form, where he has contributed 17 goals and seven assists from 35 appearances. Read More

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Energized Ducks even Western finals, beat Predators 5-3

Ryan broke in alone on Marc-Andre Fleury and deked the Pittsburgh goalie before flipping a backhand into the open net 4:59 into overtime to give Ottawa a 2-1 victory Saturday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. On the whole, though, this is one he'll like to forget. Additionally, Trevor Daley has yet to play in the Eastern Conference Finals and the Penguins could be without Justin Schultz for some time , depending on how severe his shoulder injury is that he sustained in Game 2. Read More

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Liverpool: Sturridge happy to play his part

Demolition work at the Lane, Spurs' home since 1899, will start on Monday, with Mauricio Pochettino's side playing at Wembley next season before moving into their new ground, which is being built on the same site, in 2018. "I'm pretty sure they'll want to enjoy football at Anfield, they'll want to try anything and that makes life hard for us". "We played really good football, we were more direct". Read More

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Lonzo Ball confirms to ESPN his mother suffered a stroke

Lonzo Ball confirms to ESPN his mother suffered a stroke

LaVar Ball makes a living out of promoting his family, basketball-playing sons and retail brand alike. "Words really can't describe how much she does for us", Lonzo said. Tina attended as many of her sons' games as her middle-school teaching job allowed, and was just as vocal as her infamously outspoken husband. The controversial figure has mastered the art of manipulating 24/7 news cycle to get as much exposure for his Big Baller Brand as possible making his company a household name even ... Read More

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Mourinho vows to rest Man Utd players at Arsenal

Sometimes the training session finished and he keeps working with my assistant", said Mourinho. United seemed to overpower Celta throughout and Guidetti added: 'I think we have to play a bit quicker. Also, we play at Old Trafford, in front of 75,000 people, so we have to give everything on Thursday. 'This year we won 2-1 at the Bernabeu against Real Madrid and they are nearly in the Champions League final so we know we can do it. Read More

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Spurs will adapt to playing at Wembley, says Pochettino

All of that has added further fuel to the fire that Walker could be heading for the exit door in the summer and moving to the Etihad Stadium. Chelsea were crowned champions after their win at West Bromwich Albion on Friday, but Tottenham had the ideal occasion to forget that frustration as they prepare to temporarily play at Wembley while the Lane is demolished to make way for a new arena. Read More

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Minnesota Timberwolves Odds of Grabbing Top NBA Draft Pick

My second favourite? The draft lottery. After finishing with the fourth-worst record in the league, the 76ers have an 11.9% chance at the No. 1 pick and a 37.8% chance of finishing in the top three, according to ESPN . Because if the Lakers don't land a top-three pick, they lose their first-round selection entirely, thanks to the Steve Nash trade with Phoenix way back in 2012. Read More

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Manchester City v Leicester City

It increased the distance between City and Arsenal, too, who entered the day on 66 points prior to their match against Stoke. Pep Guardiola expects a tough game from West Bromwich Albion. " It's a huge result for us ", said Swansea manager Paul Clement . We've got ourselves into a strong position but the season is not over and we don't think it is done . Read More

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Andy Murray admits to 'not playing good tennis' as worrying 2017 continues

Andy Murray is going to the French Open with his game in tatters. World number one Sir Andy Murray suffered a comprehensive defeat in the second round of the Rome Masters campaign to Italy's Fabio Fognini at Foro Italico. Fellow Briton Aljaz Bedene also departed the men's singles after losing 7-6 (7-2), 6-2 to former world No1 Novak Djokovic, who dominated a first-set tie-break before comfortably winning the second set. Read More

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Predators ride Josi goal to 2-1 series lead

Predators ride Josi goal to 2-1 series lead

In Game 2 of the Western Conference finals, however, the home team sprang brilliantly to life, soon enough this time to put together a 5-3 win and tie the series at a game apiece. Mike Trout crossed Katella Avenue to support the Ducks for the second time in three playoff games. Goalie Pekka Rinne stopped 19 shots for Nashville. Read More

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Arsenal are up for a top-four charge, Wenger claims

Jurgen Klopp's side are four points better off than Arsenal , but crucially have played one fixture more than City and the Gunners, and are at West Ham on Sunday . "We were fully focused and I felt that when we suffered we stuck together", said the Frenchman. "But now we have three games and we have to give everything to try and get everything out of all the games ". Read More

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Cleveland Browns to sign CB Jason McCourty

Cleveland Browns to sign CB Jason McCourty

Should McCourty agree to a contract with the Browns , he will join a defense that invested six of their 10 picks in the 2017 NFL Draft to rebuild, including the Nos. By comparison, this is how PFF ranked the Browns' top three cornerbacks in 2016: Joe Haden 85th, Jamar Taylor 19th and Briean Boddy-Calhoun 71st. Read More

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Woman to call NFL game for 1st time since '87

Woman to call NFL game for 1st time since '87

If her name sounds familiar, it's because she's been calling college football games for ESPN since 2005. "This is an unbelievable opportunity and I look forward to working with Rex and our entire ESPN team", Mowins said via release. It only took about three decades. Mowins is replacing legendary ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman, who typically called the second game of the " MNF " doubleheader, but retired after last season. Read More

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Raptors PG Lowry will opt out of final year of contract

Raptors PG Lowry will opt out of final year of contract

Basically, it was as close of a sweep as we've ever seen. Toronto took the lead, 93-92, on a three-point play from Serge Ibaka with 6:38 remaining. If Boston wins, the Celtics will have home court advantage. Kyle Lowry has made the worst-kept secret around the Toronto Raptors public. "We understand how important it is, especially to come in and get a win and get rest". Read More

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Offence-starved Senators drop Game 2 to Kessel, Penguins

I see tonight as a chance to cash in on the home underdog before the Penguins really get rolling in this series. Mark is a guy who has invaluable experience. This was all very charming to watch from afar, as they're not my bones an angry Kessel wants to grind to make his bread. The Penguins controlled play despite playing the last 50 minutes with just five defensemen and 11 forwards. Read More

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India to tour West Indies for five ODIs and one T20I

India to tour West Indies for five ODIs and one T20I

Sabina Park will also serve as the venue for the sole T20 fixture, scheduled for July 9 . The ODI matches will be played at Queen s Park Oval in Trinidad and Tobago, Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua and Sabina Park in Jamaica. India last toured the Caribbean islands in 2016 for a four-match Test series that was won by Virat Kohli s side 2-0. West Indies are now ranked ninth in the International Cricket Council's one-day rankings. Read More

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Philippines, China vow closer ties, management of disputes

Mr Duterte said the two countries would resolve their dispute over the Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea between them, despite last year's ruling by the global arbitration court in The Hague. "China is very liberal and generous", he said . Duterte described his trip to Beijing, his second since assuming office, as a "windfall" for the Philippines , saying more Chinese investments or aid had been offered although he gave few details. Read More

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Maria Sharapova through to second round in Rome

PARIS (AP) - Maria Sharapova's popularity and past success did not earn her the wild-card invitation she needed to get into the French Open after serving a 15-month doping ban. Although Sharapova said she was unaware of her status for Wimbledon, the tournament's officials have apparently been highly aware of her potential presence at its qualifying event. Read More

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Rafael Nadal ousts Novak Djokovic — Madrid Open

Rafael Nadal ousts Novak Djokovic — Madrid Open

Spanish number one Rafael Nadal qualified for the final of the Mutua Madrid Open on Saturday after defeating number two seed, Novak Djokovic, 6-2, 6-4 in their semifinal. "This is a very emotional period of the season", Nadal told reporters. "I'll try to be 100 per cent and ready for tomorrow's match ". "I did well in Monte Carlo and Barcelona, and also here". Read More

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Marathon runners target two-hour barrier

But Kipchoge did beat the previous marathon record of 2:02:57, set by Dennis Kimetto of Kenya on September 28, 2014 at the Berlin Marathon . The youngest competitor, 26-year-old Desisa , fell off the pace first and finished in 2:14:10, followed by the oldest, 35-year-old Tadese (2:06:51), the half-marathon world record holder. Read More

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India to play in the Champions Trophy

Prasad told reporters. "We're extremely pleased with Rishabh and will groom him too". The left-hander could play an important role in England, and his ability to play aggressively will come handy at the top of the order. "We discussed Kuldeep Yadav who would have been a solid player". He is also now placed second in the leading run-scorer list of the IPL. The pace attack in the team will have the likes of Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah , Bhuvaneshwar Kumar and Mohammad Shami . Read More

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Hull City relegated from the Premier League

Yet, in succumbing 4-0 to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park yesterday, the worst was confirmed. Ranocchia swung a foot to clear the ball following a Michael Dawson header but completely missed his kick, allowing Zaha to race into the penalty area and slot the ball confidently beneath Eldin Jakupovic. Read More

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Mourinho's team still better than Conte's Premier League winners, claims Neville

Mourinho's team still better than Conte's Premier League winners, claims Neville

When you have this type of player it's great for the coach. "Leaving me out the side was probably a tough decision for the manager but he was very honest straight away". Terry has now scored for Chelsea in 17 successive Premier League seasons. Costa was rested with an eye on the FA Cup final against Arsenal later this month and made the most of his role on the bench by sneaking into the press room at half-time for some food. Read More

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Arsenal keep their Champions League hopes alive

Arsene Wenger will be relying on Liverpool or Manchester City slipping up on Sunday to qualify Arsenal for the Champions League for a 20th successive season. "It will be frustrating", Wenger conceded. Wenger appeared to suggest his side's chances had been diminished by the number of clubs who have nothing to play for other than pride. Read More

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IPL: How MS Dhoni became Mumbai Indians' nemesis, explains Parthiv Patel

IPL: How MS Dhoni became Mumbai Indians' nemesis, explains Parthiv Patel

Lasith Malinga, and the two spinners, Krunal Pandya & Karn Sharma, were MI's best bowlers; the Sri Lankan quick finished with figures of 1-14 from his three overs, while the two spinners returned combined figures of 8-0-52-1. "I love the challenge of bowling in the powerplay, having only two fielders outside the circle", Sundar gushed. None of the Mumbai batsmen, save Patel, fought it out and in the end, the task was too uphill even for the settled opener. Read More

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