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WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open ninth day

WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open ninth day

He felt he stepped up another level against Khachanov, saying: "I think today was probably the best I have played overall". Conditions were hard. It was pretty windy out there. Halep is cruising through the clay-court season, extending her record to 18-2 on the surface this year following a 6-4 swing on the hard court. The eighth-seeded Nishikori will face the world No. Read More

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Royals' Moustakas homers to halt Astros' win streak at 11

Royals' Moustakas homers to halt Astros' win streak at 11

He was tagged for five runs in 5 1-3 innings. Eric Hosmer went 2-for-4 in the opener and is 12-for-33 with a homer and four doubles during his eight-game hitting streak. Gennett's four homers were part of a 5-for-5 night that saw him drive in 10 runs to lead the rout. Rangers 10, Mets 7: Joey Gallo hit a towering two-run homer that put Texas ahead to stay, and Texas ended a four-game losing streak with a victory over NY. Read More

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Gallery: Real Celebrate UCL Title With Open-Top Bus Parade

Gallery: Real Celebrate UCL Title With Open-Top Bus Parade

The Portuguese Winger, also the only player to score three goals in three different Champions League final in the Champions League era. And whatever French coach Zinedine Zidane told his Real players at half-time succeeded in producing a display of dominance that, once Brazilian Casemiro had put them 2-1 up on the hour, never looked in danger of ending in anything other than celebrations. Read More

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Absconding businessman Vijay Mallya seen attending Virat Kohli's charity event

Absconding businessman Vijay Mallya seen attending Virat Kohli's charity event

The former owner of IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) fled to United Kingdom in March 2016 and was declared an absconder by a special Prevention of Money Laundering Act. Sources also revealed that Mallya had the ICC Champions Trophy match privileges, comprising a stadium pass and also a pitch pass. He is out on bail inEngland and was spotted at the VIP stand enjoying the marquee match at Edgbaston, cheering for Virat Kohli and Co. Read More

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ABC is off and running with NBA Finals

Sunday's game between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers was played at a ridiculous pace that resulted in more possessions than any Finals game in the NBA's modern statistical era dating back to 1991. Durant and Green have set the tone all season on the defensive end, establishing an intensity and toughness - and the rest of the Warriors had no choice but to do more during Durant's 19-game absence this spring with a knee injury. Read More

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Andy Murray to begin to find his top form

Andy Murray to begin to find his top form

Standing 6ft 6in and weighing some 15st, Khachanov looks like he should be packing down in the middle of a rugby scrum, and he used all his strength to generate 34 clean winners - five more than Murray managed. Murray quickly broke again to seize control and looked comfortable throughout the third set in which he again broke twice. Russian Khachanov was the youngest man to reach the fourth round at Roland Garros for eight years, and he showed enough in this match alone to suggest he will be ... Read More

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Hahn returns from DL to pitch Athletics past Blue Jays 4-1

Hahn returns from DL to pitch Athletics past Blue Jays 4-1

Khris Davis led the offensive attack, driving in two runs to help the cause. Daniel Coulombe, Ryan Madson and Santiago Casilla finished up, Casilla getting his 10th save of the season as the A's moved to 26-32. Jays second baseman Devon Travis won't be playing in Tuesday night's game because of a sore left hand. The former closer will pitch an inning for Triple-A Nashville on Wednesday before a decision is made, but it's likely Doolittle will rejoin the A's on their upcoming six-game road ... Read More

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Johnson earns 83rd career victory, ties Yarborough

With 40 laps remaining, Truex passed Harvick and was running ninth. Larson beat Truex off pit road to take the lead after both drivers took two new tires during the next caution that came out on lap 47. Truex, along with Larson and Jimmie Johnson, were the contenders for a good portion of the race, which went an extra six laps into overtime. Johnson took 556 races to win his 83rd, compared to the 524 it took Yarborough, who won three championships. Read More

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Man charged with climbing fence during Dover NASCAR race

Man charged with climbing fence during Dover NASCAR race

ET. The fan has been charged with a felony for resisting arrest. A downstate DE man briefly had the most unique view of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway on Sunday. While being taken into custody, Infanti refused to obey officers' commands, kicking one Dover officer in the knee, Hoffman added. Staff at the track eventually convinced Infanti to come down and he was swiftly handed over to police. Read More

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Mike Schmidt Tries To Walk Back Comments About Phillies' Odubel Herrera

Mike Schmidt Tries To Walk Back Comments About Phillies' Odubel Herrera

That deal made him the first Phillies player to have his contract extended with less than three years of service time since Cole Hamels (who was pretty good) in 2009. What about Herrera? Did you think about all he has done to get to this point? "I've known Schmidt for about eight years or something like that". He is a part-time member of the Phillies' broadcast team and a guy who does do some special instruction for days at spring training. Read More

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Unbeaten Warriors living up to 'Superteam' label

Unbeaten Warriors living up to 'Superteam' label

Their leader and reigning NBA Coach of the Year back on the bench at last, Curry and Kevin Durant tag-teamed the Warriors within two victories of another championship. "To see him back on the bench was huge", Curry added. We were rushing a lot . The other Cleveland guys have not been getting it done. He's caught up in the fit vs. Read More

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Kubica to test F1 auto at Valencia

Kubica to test F1 auto at Valencia

Rallying a Skoda Fabia in Andora prior to the 2011 season, Kubica crashed and his vehicle was impaled by a guard rail. Tests in GP3, Formula E and LMP2 machinery followed before his F1 run at Valencia this week. He was quickest man on that day. It really is Robert #Kubica. Reports are now saying that Kubica will enjoy a test run in Valencia tomorrow, driving Renault's show vehicle, a 2012-spec Lotus E20. Read More

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French Open Day 7: Murray finds clay game

French Open Day 7: Murray finds clay game

Stan Wawrinka, the 2015 champion, was a 7-6 (2), 6-0, 6-2 victor against 28th-seeded Fabio Fognini. "Yeah, I expected a very tough match". "I started playing much quicker". She sealed the result on the first of two match points to reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam for the first time. He avoided a third consecutive four-set match to open the tournament. Read More

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Rangers trade former closer Sam Dyson to Giants

Rangers trade former closer Sam Dyson to Giants

Former closer Dyson last pitched for Texas on May 31st against Tampa Bay, where he gave up three runs in an inning of work. Dyson lost the closer's job this season after blowing his first four chances for the Rangers. With that track record, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported multiple clubs showed interest in Dyson after the Rangers made it clear they were going to move him. Read More

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CT 2017: Rain Washes Out Australia-Bangladesh Tie

CT 2017: Rain Washes Out Australia-Bangladesh Tie

Australia needs to win this match or they will be in a critical situation to enter into the semis of the Champions Trophy . But it was their turn to look ruefully to the skies at The Oval as the weather closed in with Australia 83-1 after 16 overs - with just four more needed to constitute a game - having bowled Bangladesh out for 182. Read More

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Over 400 injured in stampede during Champions League final

Over 400 injured in stampede during Champions League final

While it is unclear as to what sparked the stampede - some say a firecracker, others the falling of a police barrier - officials concurred that the collective panic was caused by fear of a terrorist attack. The square was littered with debris and people who came to watch the match left behind shoes and other belongings. Marco Gulini said he was pushed to the ground by the surging crowd. Read More

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No result again gives Australia hopes a cold shower

It looked bleak at The Oval with rain forcing the abandonment of Australia's ICC Champions Trophy pool match with Bangladesh . With Steven Smith (25 not out) solid at the other end, Australia reached 83 for one in 16 overs. Smith on the umpires taking the teams off: "Of course I didn't want to go off". "The groundsmen, they perhaps could have shown a bit more urgency being a big tournament". Read More

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Nishikori recovers from nightmare first set to book meeting with Murray

But the 2016 Australian and US Open champions were pegged back, 7-6 in the second to set up a decider, while the same scoreline was to haunt them in the last set as they missed out on the last four. "But I take great experience from this match and playing on the Center Court". "The crowd was really tough today", Muguruza said at a news conference that was halted at one point so she could compose herself after getting choked up. Read More

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Button has a giggle on his return to Monaco

Button has a giggle on his return to Monaco

But there are signs that the engine problems that have tormented them, and led to Button's one-off return when Fernando Alonso chose to race in the Indianapolis 500 this weekend instead of Monaco, are being addressed. "Indy's not really been something that I've thought about". As he recalled his first Derby just days before the 101st running of the Indy 500, Hinchcliffe drew several parallels between the IndyCar Series' most famous event and the horse racing spectacle. Read More

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U2 adds St. Louis show to tour

U2 adds St. Louis show to tour

Louis. The Irish rockers will play Arrowhead Stadium on September 12 at 7:30. Ticket prices start at $35. There will be an exclusive priority presale for U2 Subscribers at U2.com starting Thursday, June 8th (10am) through Saturday, June 10th (5pm) local times for U2.com. Read More

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Cavs, Warriors NBA Finals ticket market strong despite repetitive matchup

Clemson. For years the National Basketball Association was built on East vs. "Obviously when you play against somebody and it's the third time in a row and split the seasons and championships, they don't like each other". He averaged a quiet 13.8 points in the first two rounds, then busted out for 22.6 points and 12.4 rebounds per game against Boston in the Eastern Conference finals. Read More

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Jets will release or trade Eric Decker this week

Jets will release or trade Eric Decker this week

Harris, 33, practiced with the team Tuesday and was in the locker room afterward. The move was a surprise because of Harris' status as the Jets' longest-tenured player — and it being so late in the offseason. In a statement released to The Associated Press , Harris' agents Brian Mackler and Jim Ivler called the timing of the decision "very disappointing". Read More

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Draymond Green Has Great Reaction To Magic Johnson's Warriors Hot Take

Draymond Green Has Great Reaction To Magic Johnson's Warriors Hot Take

Those Lakers, however, won five National Basketball Association titles in the 1980s and dominated the sport like many had not seen. According to Johnson, the reasoning is that this Warriors team is "too little". The question to consider, when debating players and/or teams from different eras, is how the games would be officiated. On the other hand, Warriors forward Kevin Durant would pose a hard assignment for Lakers forward Michael Cooper. Read More

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Packers fans give lift to stranded Davon House to Green Bay

Packers fans give lift to stranded Davon House to Green Bay

Chad said he brought along a pillow so House could get some rest in order to be ready for Tuesday's practice. Paul International Airport and his connecting flight to Green Bay was canceled. My brother also tweeted him. And now the Johnson brothers got a story they'll never forget. Took us in the locker room, took photos w/ us, signed cleats and gloves. Read More

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Does Wayne Rooney have a point about Tottenham Hotspur?

Does Wayne Rooney have a point about Tottenham Hotspur?

For Mourinho and many other managers, the value of the Europa League has increased massively following UEFA's decision to award a Champions League qualifying place to the victor. Still, these are exciting times for United. "I will ask UEFA and Federation Internationale de Football Association if they will not play any finals on this date", he said with a wry smile. Read More

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