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Jose Mourinho to launch Alexandre Lacazette move

Jose Mourinho to launch Alexandre Lacazette move

As reported by ESPN , Aulas said: "Real and Barca [previously] saw their [transfer] punishment reduced with a favourable decision, it wasn't the case for Atletico". "This calls into question the reciprocal commitments that have been made". "However, a solution might be that he stays with us until the sanction is over". Read More

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England wins toss, bowls 1st in Champions Trophy opener

England wins toss, bowls 1st in Champions Trophy opener

Opening up against the express pace of Mark Wood will provide one of the game's defining subplots - Wood has emerged as England's fastest and most likely game-changing seamer, as evidenced by his inspired final over against South Africa in the second ODI at Southampton, when the Proteas, needing just seven to win, finished two short. Read More

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Top seed Murray challenged in second-round win at Roland Garros

Top seed Murray challenged in second-round win at Roland Garros

Murray will look for more improvements in his game when he takes on Slovakia's Martin Klizan in round two. "I tried to play a solid match". Ivan (Lendl ) is back in Paris now in his corner - I think that helps as well. But Murray's form improved as the match went on and he found a way to wear Klizan down. Paris :World No 1 Andy Murray has joined a growing list of players to disagree with 24-times grand slam victor Margaret Court's views on same-sex marriage but has urged ... Read More

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Djokovic, Muguzura, Nadal in action at French Open

Djokovic, Muguzura, Nadal in action at French Open

On Thursday, Nick Kyrgios was docked a point for smashing rackets, and the 18th seed went from a set and a break up to a swift loss, ceding 16 of the last 19 games while being beaten 5-7, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 Kevin Anderson. Bethanie Mattek-Sands cut short the French Open dream of recovering Petra Kvitova as she defeated the 15th seed 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-5). Roland Garros spent the day under a roiling black cloud which spat out the occasional thunderclap. Read More

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Warriors' Curry taking it game by game after last year's collapse

Where: Oracle Arena, Oakland, Calif. Oh, he hit from long range, too. The 82-point effort from these two kicked off the biggest comeback in NBA Finals history. It was just a year ago when it looked like Curry might be the best basketball player in the league. The Dubs have won 27 of their last 28 games, are averaging a postseason-best 118.3 points per game, and are the first team ever to go 12-0 to start the playoffs. Read More

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Andy Murray battles into third round

Almagro , clearly hurt, instead stood completely still, doubled over, and started to sob, presumably out of frustration. Del Potro offers support to Almagro, who also pulled out of the Italian Open because of a knee injury this month. "He's come back from some injuries and had a lot of tough draws this year". Del Potro injured a groin in the opening set, which affected his movement, but he said it was "not a source of concern" for his match against Murray. Read More

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Police release dash-cam footage of Tiger arrest

Police release dash-cam footage of Tiger arrest

The brake lights were on and the right turn signal was flashing as Woods' auto was parked in the right lane of Military Trail south of Indian Creek Parkway near Wood's home in Jupiter, Fla. The officer asks him if he has been drinking, and he says no. Woods blew 0.00 on a breathalyser test but blamed his condition on "an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications". Read More

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Mesut Ozil will be snubbed by Barcelona and Bayern Munich

Standard Sport understands that Ozil and Sanchez want assurances regarding Arsenal's transfer plans before signing contract extensions, with both players free to leave the club at the end of the 2017-18 season for nothing. "If you're a victor you want to win the game you're playing". Wenger ended the speculation about his own future this week by penning a new two-year contract with the club he joined in 1996. Read More

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Djokovic wins second set against Schwartzman

Nadal, who turns 31 on Saturday, will meet fellow Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut for a place in the quarter-finals. "And it's going to take a lot of work if I want to play on centre court and play good match against him". Meanwhile, Rohan Bopanna and partner Pablo Cuevas beat Dennis Istomin and Treat Huey 5-7 7-6 6-4. She secured the victory on her first match point with a forehand victor and thrust both arms in the air to the roar of the crowd. Read More

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Indy 500 Champ Takuma Sato Still Baring His Soul

Indy 500 Champ Takuma Sato Still Baring His Soul

Forty-year-old Takuma Sato drew just enough speed from his Honda engine to pull out a victory in the final moments and beat three-time victor Helio Castroneves by.2011 seconds. Detroit Grand Prix chairman Bud Denker called the tweet "unfortunate", but noted how Sato's Indy 500 victory could help the series. Despite the fact that Sato's appearance was a surprise for Guenther, she took the microphone at the assembly and informed the audience that Sato is the first Japanese victor of the ... Read More

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5 things we learned from Golden State Warriors' Game 1 victory

5 things we learned from Golden State Warriors' Game 1 victory

With Durant on board, the opener of Cavs-Warriors III was a mismatch as Golden State scored the first 13 points of the third quarter to take a 21-point lead and never looked back. "We got to figure out how to combat that, which is going to be a tough challenge for us". Mike Brown at the helm of Golden State worries me, but so too does the Cavs' defense trying to combat Kevin Durant , Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green all at the same time . Read More

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Murray headlining field at French Open Day 3

The 12-time grand slam champion parted company with his entire coaching team earlier this month, admitting he needed to rediscover his spark after some disappointing results this year including a second-round exit at the Australian Open. But, Nadal then pulled clear and, with Paire periodically clutching his stomach after a medical time-out, the Spaniard took nine of the last 10 games to close out the match in just under two hours. Read More

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Woakes out of Champions Trophy with side strain

Eight successive one-day victories preceded the seven-wicket loss to top-ranked South Africa on Monday in a dead game with the series in the bag but coach Trevor Bayliss remained confident about his team´s chances. This time around, however, England will have to confront the fact that they have everything going for them.He was not about to divert from his principles either as England prepare to begin their latest bid for a first one-day worldwide global trophy in their history.The ... Read More

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Kevin Durant willing to take pay cut to keep Warriors together

Kevin Durant willing to take pay cut to keep Warriors together

Reaching his seventh consecutive finals, James is looking to win his fourth ring. Durant put up 23 points, six assists and four rebounds in his stellar first half on his way to a 38-point night. On top of that lethal two-pronged attack of Durant and Curry , the Warriors were ultra protective of the rock throughout the evening. They were guilty of 12 turnovers in the first half - an astonishing seven of which were committed by LeBron James - compared to the Warriors' one. Read More

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Guentzel continues hot streak in NHL playoffs

Guentzel continues hot streak in NHL playoffs

Pittsburgh RW Patric Hornqvist redirected the puck past G Juuse Saros at 6:48 of the third on a power play , but the goal was waved off after a review determined the Penguins were offside. "I believe all of them were odd, three-on-twos and two-on-ones makes it more hard". The teams traded goals and dirty hits in the first period, with Matt Irwin beginning the festivities by boarding Cullen at 5:18. Read More

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Sabathia wins 4th straight, Hicks 6 RBIs, Yanks roll 12-2

Sabathia wins 4th straight, Hicks 6 RBIs, Yanks roll 12-2

Wainwright lashed the meaty gift 410 feet to left-center for his second homer of the season and 10th of his career. "In the American League, especially in our division, you've got to hit home runs", Gibbons said. Joe Biagini has held his own since leaving the bullpen and joining Toronto's starting rotation. His career high for starts at third base is eight, in 2008. Read More

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LeBron James entering the NBA Finals as the underdog … again

LeBron James entering the NBA Finals as the underdog … again

LeBron James is averaging 32.2 points and 8.5 rebounds while Kyrie Irving is averaging 24.5 points and 5.4 assists. Golden State took the first series between these two teams in 2015, when they won in six games. "I mean [Golden State's] got a lot of shooters but do they got anybody to play defense and stop a guy like LeBron?", Kasich asked. He's reached a level of play in the Finals that makes him appear invincible when he's fully locked in. Read More

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Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead

Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead

Subban in the first period and somehow came back, likely full of enough painkiller. But including his time in the American Hockey League to start the year, his time with the big club in the regular season and the playoffs to this point he has now scored 49 goals in 94 games this season. Read More

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Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Nashville Predators in Game 3 of Stanley Cup Final

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Nashville Predators in Game 3 of Stanley Cup Final

The final has opened 2-0 in nine of the past 11 seasons, foreshadowing a rout. After overcoming a Predators' comeback in game one, the Penguins came out strong in game two. Chris Kunitz had two assists for the Penguins for a second game in a row. The coach played two goalies the last time he took a team to the Stanley Cup Final, using both Michael Leighton and Brian Boucher when Laviolette's Philadelphia Flyers lost the Cup to Chicago in six games. Read More

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Classy Root adds silk to England's batting steel

They never allowed the England bowlers to settle, and realising that the pacers were largely bowling back of a length, they adjusted accordingly. Since that debacle of a tournament, Rashid's 60 wickets had come as a result of playing in 41 of England's 44 matches - a tribute to continuity of selection, faith from management and team-mates alike, and a wickedly illegible googly that forced even the best batsmen to second-guess his variations when attempting to take him on. Read More

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Curry urged teammates to just be themselves vs Cavs

If it wasn't Kyrie Irving creating off the dribble, it was LeBron James bulldozing his way to the basket looking to score or to kick out to a plethora of shooters spotted up around the three-point line. "We made a lot of mistakes", Cavaliers star LeBron James said. However, Steph Curry was there to keep things moving. He shot 11 for 22, 6 of 11 on 3s. Read More

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Lewis Hamilton 'can't afford another weekend' like Monaco

Vettel said he was surprised to come out ahead after his pit stop, which came five laps after his teammate's, during which he put in some scorching times on his older ultrasofts while Kimi was on new supersofts. if you don't believe what you've been told or how we work then it will get very complicated sometimes". "We were well beaten and so I think we are the underdog and we need to catch up", said Wolff as the tifosi celebrated with enthusiasm all around the Mediterranen principality. Read More

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Pete Carroll says Colin Kaepernick can still start in the NFL

Pete Carroll says Colin Kaepernick can still start in the NFL

This time of year, if you guys want to keep talking about it, you can, but it's not a big deal to us at all. "And that's what we're working at doing". "In essence, I guess things are a lot different than maybe you guys think". So I have tons of respect for him in that way. I think that in terms of his work ethic, I don't know if he's ever missed a practice. Read More

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Adam Silver is 100% Correct About the One and Done System

Adam Silver is 100% Correct About the One and Done System

However, Silver knows he can't come out and say that it's a problem for the league that some teams are winning a lot more than others. "It's a sad state of affairs", Silver said. "AAU does not have the equivalent". Where people are judged entirely on merit. Either way - with college basketball's popularity and overall quality waning in part because of the lack of roster continuity from year to year, any improvement benefiting the players and college game would be welcome. Read More

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After a dunkfest in Game 1, Cavs must slow Warriors at rim

After a dunkfest in Game 1, Cavs must slow Warriors at rim

It was a formula that proved successful, and allowed Cleveland to climb back from that deficit - including winning twice here at Oracle Arena - to stun Golden State and claim the city's first championship in over a half-century. Durant put up 23 points, six assists and four rebounds in his stellar first half on his way to a 38-point night. Also: The Klay Thompson watch continues; his shooting slump worsened by a 3-for-16 game and his teammates suspect a breakout is looming. Read More

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