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Red Sox to activate David Price

Red Sox to activate David Price

Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien had been working with the Triple A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox to file legislation this week to finance the stadium. The former Cy Young Award victor was the American League Innings Pitched leader past year with 230 innings. After 2 1/2 months of living life as a major leaguer on the mend, David Price is getting a chance to once again re-acclimate himself as a member of the Red Sox starting rotation. Read More

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Isco's away goal hands CL final berth to Real Madrid

Isco's away goal hands CL final berth to Real Madrid

Now I'm with Real Madrid , the club of my life, so it will be a lovely final. "I can't do anything about it now", added Zidane. "Football is not just about who gets the goals, look at what Benzema did. "Anything can happen in the final, but I see the team as being in fine shape and we'll contest and win the final". Despite the disappointment of bowing out to Real once more, Atletico boss Diego Simeone beamed with pride at his side's performance. Read More

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Matt Szczur scores two runs in Padres' win over Mets

Matt Szczur scores two runs in Padres' win over Mets

It will be the major league debut for Lamet, who is 3-2 with a 3.23 ERA in eight starts at El Paso. He gave up five runs and five hits - including two homers - in four innings. Despite never playing above the Rookie-level Appalachian League before this year , the Rule 5 draft pick from St. Louis is batting.307. NEW YORK-Michael Conforto was considered the best pure hitter in the 2014 draft class and lived up to that billing when he raced through the minors and reached the majors the ... Read More

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LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record

Now Boston looks forward to the NBA Draft on June 22, when the Celtics have the first overall pick. Add all this together, and it's no wonder the Cavs blew a 21-point lead to lose the game. Both Irving and Love had it going in the Game 2 rout, and Game 5 might be yet another one-sided affair at TD Garden . "Then Terry Pluto says the 'Big Three" came through. Read More

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Cavaliers' Tyronn Lue: 'I don't even think about' Warriors

The Warriors will enter the Finals as the more rested team, having closed out the San Antonio Spurs on Monday in a series sweep. Myers said there are no deadlines to make a decision. Honestly. I think we're better. The team went undefeated against the Portland Trail Blazers and Utah Jazz as well and won all but two of their games by more than 10 points. Read More

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Preparations for ICC Champions Trophy continue with warm-up matches

Preparations for ICC Champions Trophy continue with warm-up matches

And the more you play in English conditions, especially at this time of year, the better you are going to be". "Playing for India , you don't need extra motivation", Kohli added. When we went there the last time, we just wanted to enjoy ourselves as a young unit and then ended up winning the tournament and creating a team which has done so well so far, but from that team as well, there have been a few changes. Read More

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James says Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

James says Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

The Celtics started Game 4 in the driver's seat but lifted by Irving's 42-points, and James' 34-points, the 3rd and 4th quarters belonged exclusively to the Cavs. "When you talk about scorers, we have a lot of great scorers in our league", James said. In Game 5 he scored nine points, grabbed 11 rebounds and gave out six assists while in Game 7 he went for 13 points, six rebounds and four assists. Read More

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Welbeck hopes FA Cup win can lift Arsenal gloom

Koscielny has been Arsenal's best defender all year and they've struggled without him at times this season, including in the two 5-1 losses against Bayern Munich in the Champions League . The players really want to win something. "We've got a new manager here who's willing to give everyone an opportunity", he added. 'Stan Kroenke get out of our club, ' said the home fans, as the players prepared for an empty lap of appreciation. Read More

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Steffi stepped in after Agassi said 'no' to Djokovic

Steffi stepped in after Agassi said 'no' to Djokovic

Djokovic, who just turned 30, is the defending champion and seeking his second Roland Garros crown. It would have given them a bit more time to get used to each other. While Rafael Nadal remains the favorite to win the French Open , he may have been given an indication Friday that the road to the title might be a tougher task than once thought. Read More

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James surpasses Jordan as all-time playoff scoring leader

With a three-pointer in the third quarter James, 32, took his total of playoff points to 5,989 - two more than Jordan's 5,987. Earlier in the playoffs, LeBron passed Kobe Bryant (5,640 points) in Game 3 of a first-round series against the Indiana Pacers and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (5,762) in Game 3 of the East semifinals against the Toronto Raptors , leaving only Jordan in his sights with a whole lot of basketball left to play in 2017. Read More

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Ferrari shows the pace at Monaco GP as Mercedes struggles

Mexican Sergio Perez, third a year ago for Force India ahead of Vettel , is now going for his 16th successive points finish. It's only Thursday so it would be nice to do it again on Saturday (qualifying). "Practice two was hard and we struggled with the pace over one lap", said Bottas. The Briton had shown strong form initially in the Mercedes W08 during FP1 after setting the quickest time of 1min 13.4secs, only to end the generally quicker FP2 session with a best lap that was four ... Read More

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Giants players don't care Odell Beckham is a no-show again

Giants players don't care Odell Beckham is a no-show again

The explanation at the time was that he had opted to to workout with his trainer in California instead, and per ESPN's Jordan Raanan , had plans to join the team for Thursday's OTAs. "I mean obviously when he has been here we have gotten great work and he is a special, special talent". I just thought, yeah, he has Eli Manning and they are throwing the ball to him every single time, of course he is going to catch the ball. Read More

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Jose Mourinho Reveals The Joke He Shared With Sir Alex Ferguson

Yeah, of course, I think that's where this club belongs, where it needs to be, and I certainly believe they've got the right man to lead them to that. "We were much stronger than them". Often, to win finals you must first lose them. "We know we could have done better in the Premier League so to finish the season by winning the League Cup and the Europa League is fantastic". Read More

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Ariana Grande returns to US following Manchester bombing

Ariana Grande returns to US following Manchester bombing

Twenty two people have been killed and dozens injured in Britain's deadliest terror attack in over a decade after a suspected suicide bomber targeted fans leaving a concert of U.S. - He is of Libyan descent, sources in Manchester's Libyan community told CNN . He was a student at the University of Salford in Manchester. At the time, Greater Manchester Police were only releasing a brief statement that outlined casualties, and said the explosion was "being treated as a terrorist incident". Read More

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Bangladesh register first away win against Black Caps

Bangladesh register first away win against Black Caps

Bangladesh took a huge step towards qualifying for the 2019 World Cup with a five-wicket victory over New Zealand in the tri-series finale yesterday. After being sent in to bat, New Zealand should have topped 300 but stumbled to lose 4-18 in the space of five overs, including key finishers Jimmy Neesham, Corey Anderson and Colin Munro. Read More

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Demetrious Johnson Denies He's Fighting TJ Dillashaw In August

Demetrious Johnson Denies He's Fighting TJ Dillashaw In August

The fight would serve as Johnson's chance to break the all-time record for title defenses in UFC history while competing in his hometown of Seattle. If White can get the deal done, this would certainly feel like a marquee fight. Romero (12-1), 40, has won eight consecutive fights and was originally on the outside looking in for a title shot when the UFC announced Bisping would defend against former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre this year upon his return from a retirement of more ... Read More

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Star Midfielder Believes Champions League Football Will Help Liverpool Attract 'Big Players'

Star Midfielder Believes Champions League Football Will Help Liverpool Attract 'Big Players'

It's the technical department that is responsible for that. A resolution is not expected before Saturday's FA Cup final against Chelsea , the newly-crowned league champion. The Egyptian's pace would be a real asset to Klopp's side, who have at times struggled to break teams down when Sadio Mane has been absent. "The players came back stronger in the last two months and I'm very proud of them for doing that". Read More

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Younes: Ajax will not hide against United

Younes: Ajax will not hide against United

Another said: "We can't get drunk, enjoy ourselves, take pictures of ourselves enjoying ourselves in nice scenery and send them back home to Manchester. He had already guided United to glory in the League Cup and despite a sixth-place finish in the Premier League, success in the Europa League means his side will return to the Champions League next season. Read More

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Usmanov bid to buy Arsenal rejected by Kroenke

Usmanov bid to buy Arsenal rejected by Kroenke

Arsenal fans were left "galvanised", to quote legend Ian Wright there, at the fact that rumours suggested Alisher Usmanov had made a bid to buy out Stan Kroenke's shares at Arsenal . The American businessman, whose company also owns the NBA's Denver Nuggets , the NFL's Los Angeles Rams and the NHL's Colorado Avalanche , has faced mounting pressure from fans to relinquish his hold on the team. Read More

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Sharapova gets wildcard into WTA Toronto event

Sharapova gets wildcard into WTA Toronto event

Canada's top female player, Eugenie Bouchard remains one of Sharapova's haters and maintains the Russian "cheater" should have been banned for life and not welcomed back to tennis so enthusiastically. Maria Sharapova is to enter Wimbledon qualifying as she continues her comeback from a 15-month ban for doping. So the organizers chose to guarantee her presence, clarifying that Wild cards are offered at a tournament's discretion, and that should Sharapova make it to the main draw entry list, ... Read More

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United players dedicate Europa League win to Manchester victims

United players dedicate Europa League win to Manchester victims

However, the former Chelsea and Real Madrid boss says it is more gratifying to have qualified for the Champions League by winning a trophy than through a top-four finish and is now looking forward to a long break. They will find if hard. "We scored the second goal with Miki and we controlled the game". "Yesterday morning, we were devastated", said United midfielder Ander Herrera , dedicating the win to the victims. Read More

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Boston Celtics Prove They Can Compete

Though, his regular season performance was marred somewhat by a disastrous first two games in the Eastern Conference Finals that saw him shoot 7-of-25 from the field. James had a pedestrian (for him) game for much of the night, including an embarrassing missed dunk on an excellent Kevin Love outlet pass. Foul trouble Lue paused for several seconds before responding to a question about the third and fourth fouls called on James, who was whistled for barely touching Marcus Smart on a ... Read More

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Terry: I couldn't care less about criticism over my Chelsea farewell

Terry said in a post-match interview that the substitution was his idea, but it is understood the decision was made by Chelsea boss Antonio Conte and a group of senior players. Terry hopes to make his 718th and last appearance for the club in Saturday's FA Cup final against Arsenal . "To be honest the only mistake here is we should have clocked sooner there'd be another cringe-worthy Chelsea send-off for JT". Read More

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David Irving facing four-game PED suspension

David Irving facing four-game PED suspension

Monday's decision makes that unlikely, although Irving is reportedly appealing the suspension. Irving, an un-drafted free agent out of Iowa State back in 2015, recorded four sacks in 15 games (two starts last season). The Cowboys can take solace in the fact that they focused on bolstering their defense in the draft, so they have a bit more depth on that side of the ball than they did previous year. Read More

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Wenger says atmosphere at Arsenal has been 'absolutely horrendous'

Wenger says atmosphere at Arsenal has been 'absolutely horrendous'

Georginio Wijnaldum, Philippe Coutinho and Adam Lallana scored against Steve Agnew's relegated team as Liverpool secured the win required to finish above Arsenal in the race for Champions League qualification. Chelsea's 93 points was the second highest total since the Premier League began in 1992 and they became the first Premier League team to register 30 victories in one season. Read More

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Mumbai bowl; Ferguson replaces Stokes for Pune

Rahul Tripathi (388 runs) is one batsman MI can't take lightly. Can they also be the first team to progress to the Final? Having completed a double over Mumbai this season and won three of their four meetings in the past, the Supergiant will have the psychological edge over their opposition today. Read More

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Liverpool eyeing silverware after top-four finish, says defender Milner

The Premier League season started with a top four finish as the priority. We had a few big rivalries but time has ended all that and I think we have big respect. It's a fantastic competition and I think in last 10 years Liverpool was not part of it too often, three years ago once only maybe. On his ambitions for the close-season transfer window, Koeman said: "First of all we need more numbers in to be prepared for a long, tough season with different competitions". Read More

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Jeff Weltman says Magic front-office position a 'dream job'

Jeff Weltman says Magic front-office position a 'dream job'

Former general manager John Hammond took the same position with the Orlando Magic , the team announced Tuesday. The Bucks have an impressive collection of young talent headlined by All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo . He came to Milwaukee following a three-year stint with the Utah Jazz , where he put his 15-plus years of experience to help facilitate contract negotiations, manage the salary cap and assist with scouting global players. Read More

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