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Cornet, Garcia advance in boost for home fans at French Open

Cornet, Garcia advance in boost for home fans at French Open

That is what matters at the start of a tournament. It is also only his third Grand Slam event since the 2014 Australian Open. "I think with the conditions today, it's not easy to generate pace", said the 2016 runner-up. Joining Murray in the fourth round is 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka . "The first set was very, very important for me - in these conditions, slowing and heavy, to come back would have been hard if I had lost it", two-time Wimbledon champion Murray said after the match. Read More

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Subban: 'We're going to win the next game'

Subban: 'We're going to win the next game'

We know how good we can be. This Penguins team has elite offensive talent, and a goalie. "But it's a (seven-game) series ". I don't know if it was flawless. And while Rinne had been more than solid for the first three rounds, posting a 1.70 goals-against average and a.941 save percentage, he has been a different goalie since then. Read More

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Cavaliers season ends with Game 5 loss to Warriors

In the third straight NBA Finals meeting between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers , the Warriors prevailed, taking the series in five games and closing the series out at home with a 129-120 win. "To be back here and bring gold Larry (O'Brien trophy) back home, I'm just excited to be a part of this group and accomplish something special". On the court, though, Durant was a little more gracious towards his opponents, praising the tandem of LeBron James and Kyrie ... Read More

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Spanish state prosecutor charges Ronaldo with tax fraud

Spanish state prosecutor charges Ronaldo with tax fraud

A lawsuit has been filed against Cristiano Ronaldo over tax fraud in Spain. He also took part in a very special quiz. As per reports , the alleged irregularities were in relation to money the Portuguese star had in the Virgin Islands, although officials acknowledged adjustments to this structure in 2014, where the player paid back an extra 7 million Euros in tax. Read More

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Golden State Warriors win 2017 NBA Championship, beat Cavs 129-120

The Warriors sealed a 129-120 victory on Monday to take their second title in the last three seasons and to cap a smooth run through the playoffs. The Warriors took the lead at the 6:37 mark in the second quarter, and although Cleveland made some formidable runs, getting within three points early in the fourth quarter, Golden State didn't let up until the final buzzer sounded and the confetti fell from the rafters. Read More

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Summerhays takes three-shot Memorial lead as Dufner falters

Summerhays takes three-shot Memorial lead as Dufner falters

The four-time victor on the PGA Tour threatened to run away with the tournament after breaking the event's 36-hole record at Muirfield Village on Friday but he faded dramatically, holing six bogeys and a double-bogey. "It was a matter of time at some point some things were going to happen for me to be able to win". He stuffed his approach on No. 10 to 4 feet and holed a 10-foot birdie putt on the par-3 12th. Read More

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MLB Draft 2017: How, when, and where to watch

MLB Draft 2017: How, when, and where to watch

There are other questions that come with the draft as well, on top of who the Twins will take with the first pick. For the first day, coverage will begin on MLB .com as well as the MLB Network around 6:00 p.m. They can be drafted, but even after being drafted they can either sign or opt to go to school. College players who are underclassmen must declare for the draft. Read More

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Venus and Harrison win doubles at French Open

Venus and Harrison win doubles at French Open

Romania's Simona Halep clenches her fist as she plays Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko during their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Saturday, June 10, 2017 in Paris . Because of all the incredible things she acheived in the span of one tournament, there's no reason to think she can't make a deep run, and possibly get another win, at the All England Club when Wimbeldon commences in less than a month. Read More

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Murray to start in goal for Penguins in Game 5

The big Russian boasts an ugly 39 per cent possession mark in the four games so far with five-on-five scoring chances favouring Nashville 24-8. NASHVILLE, Tenn. Kessel has scored more goals on a per-game basis in the playoffs (0.43 for his career) than any current player not named Alex Ovechkin or Jarome Iginla (minimum 50 games). Read More

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United home in on Álvaro Morata

United home in on Álvaro Morata

Morata's representative Juanma Lopez admitted that the Premier League giant's offer is interesting, but refused to reveal if the deal is close to completion. When asked by Calciomercato if Morata had already agreed to a deal, Lopez said: "I can say there's a very important proposal and the decision rests with Real". Read More

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Cavaliers' LeBron James first to average triple-double in Finals

But during the 2017 Finals reports circulated saying James could head to California to join the Lakers or Clippers as a free agent in 2018. Whether it's his lightning quick dribble, supreme confidence that doesn't seem to waver or ability to score from nearly anywhere on the court, Kyrie Irving seems to be at his best when things look the bleakest for the Cleveland Cavaliers . Read More

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Starc restricts Bangladesh to 182 at Oval

Starc restricts Bangladesh to 182 at Oval

Everyone that bowled I thought did a pretty good job today, and it was nice that we were able to turn things around from the way things went in the first game against New Zealand ". "I think in the middle patches of the match , we couldn't get any wickets, that's also a (key) point", he said. On Friday, their game against New Zealand was rained off when they were staring defeat in the face. Read More

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Novak Djokovic implodes as stunning win sees Dominic Thiem reach semi-finals

Novak Djokovic implodes as stunning win sees Dominic Thiem reach semi-finals

In yet another ominous performance, Nadal destroyed his opponent on Court Suzanne Lenglen to move into the quarter-finals and one step closer to a 10th Roland Garros crown. "Probably I didn't play as well as I did the other day, but I still played well". Kristina Mladenovic ensured the host nation will have two women in the quarter-finals for the first time since 1994 after dumping out fourth seed Muguruza 6-1, 3-6, 6-3. Read More

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Novak Djokovic wants to develop something special with coach Andre Agassi

Novak Djokovic wants to develop something special with coach Andre Agassi

The Serb who recently parted ways with his long term coaching team, got off to a winning straight sets start which saw him spend just over two and a half hours on court beating Marcel Granollers 6-3,6-4,6-2. In-form Ukrainian Elina Svitolina moved swiftly into the second round of the French Open , easing through a potentially tricky encounter against Yaroslava Shvedova with a 6-4, 6-3 victory. Read More

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French Open champion Rafael Nadal

French Open champion Rafael Nadal

Defeat by Austria's Dominic Thiem in Rome was a minor blip as Nadal went on to enjoy total domination at Roland Garros , emulating his 2008 and 2010 titles when he did not drop a set. - Mattek-Sands and Safarova, who also won the 2016 U.S. Open and the Australian Open earlier this year, are now one grand slam away from holding all four majors at the same time. Read More

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Golden State reclaims title with a most Warriors-like run

The Cavaliers rallied from a 3-1 deficit in the best-of-seven series to stun the defending champs in 2016, using a 112-97 win in Game 5 in Oakland as a catalyst. The 2017 NBA Finals have been, in a word, weird. He might have not reached the scoring average of Durant, but the threat of Curry constantly forced Cleveland's defense to adjust to him and open lanes for his teammates. Read More

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Rafael Nadal eyes 10th French Open title with injury misery in mind

Rafael Nadal eyes 10th French Open title with injury misery in mind

He had won three out of three as far as Major finals were concerned and was aiming for his second title in Paris . Switching to English, Nadal continued: "The feeling I have here is impossible to describe". "Trust me, I'm very happy that I'm the one who did it", Nadal said . "In this final, to win the Decima is very, very special". It was the beginning of the end for Wawrinka , who would have felt he needed to take the first set to be a chance. Read More

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LeBron says he'd want Magic, Jordan as his 3-on-3 teammates

Given his many talents, they've focused more on what he hasn't done rather than what he has, which is why something as silly as not participating in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest has been used as a point against him. For now, we can only dream of what a team comprised of Michael, Magic and LeBron would be able to do on a basketball court. I haven't seen the full layout of how they plan on executing it. Read More

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Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

Golden State shot 34 percent in the first 17 minutes, but Kevin Durant and Andre Iguodala ignited a surge to push the Warriors in front, 54-43, with four minutes to play in the first half. This time, James gave way to Durant, who was the NBA Finals MVP 10 years after being picked second in the NBA draft - behind Greg Oden. But he said: "It's a team sport". Read More

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Florida beats Wake Forest 3-0, earns final spot in Omaha

Florida beats Wake Forest 3-0, earns final spot in Omaha

Wake Forest coach Tom Walter said Dyson's performance flipped the script he had in mind. Dyson turned in the longest outing of his career, and was downright nasty against the country's leading home-run-hitting team. If Florida head coach Kevin O'Sullivan could throw Alex Faedo and Brady Singer in every game the Gators played, he wouldn't complain. "It hasn't even sunk in yet", he said. Read More

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Buffon says next season will be last

Now, Buffon has dropped the bombshell that he wants Szczesny to replace him between the sticks for Juventus . Winning European club football's premier cup competition would see Juventus qualify for the UEFA Super Cup the following season, a match that see the winners of the Champions League come up against the Europa League winners. Read More

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Penguins Beat Predators 2-0 For Second Consecutive Stanley Cup

Penguins Beat Predators 2-0 For Second Consecutive Stanley Cup

With the Predators goal empty, it was left to Carl Hagelin to score the coup de grace with a breakaway, triggering wild celebrations on the Penguins bench. Sullivan is the first American-born coach to win the Cup not once, but twice. Nashville went through St. Louis and then Anaheim to the Final, where only captain Mike Fisher on the roster had ever played before. Read More

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Pitcher? Hitter? Both? MLB draft marked by two-way players

The man behind the only ideal game in OSU history, a 103 pitch effort against Washington State during his freshman campaign, has been selected by the Tampa Bay Rays in the competitive balance portion of the 1st round of the MLB Draft. During his three-year collegiate career, McKay has accumulated a 31-10 record with a 2.15 ERA and 385 strikeouts, the most ever for a Louisville pitcher. Read More

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Liverpool to push for £35m deal for Mohamed Salah

Liverpool to push for £35m deal for Mohamed Salah

Salah has emerged as a prime target for Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, who is looking to strengthen his attacking options ahead of a season that will include Champions League football. On Monday afternoon there is more news from Italy, via Corriere dello Sport , who reveal that Salah is nearly a Liverpool player. However, the winger snubbed advances from the Reds and chose to join Chelsea after the Blues' former manager Jose Mourinho convinced him to make a switch to Stamford Bridge. Read More

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Steve Stricker proud of his Wisconsin grit to get into US Open

The reasons for their absences couldn't be more different. So it was that two amateurs, Walker Lee and Cameron Champ, and fledgling professional Max Greyserman, an American who plays on the Canadian Tour and now ranked 1,927th in the world , got to get up close and personal for a round amidst the fescues with the world number two and four-time Major champion. Read More

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Woakes injury a concern for England, says Morgan

Woakes injury a concern for England, says Morgan

Woakes was formally ruled out by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Friday, with the Warwickshire all-rounder saying: "More than anything, it s really frustrating". "The biggest thing for them was because the wicket was so good they struggled to make inroads into England's batting line-up". Woakes has emerged as one of the most dependable bowlers for England in recent months, impressing both with the new ball as well as in the death overs. Read More

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Liverpool prepared to break club record for Oxlade-Chamberlain

Liverpool prepared to break club record for Oxlade-Chamberlain

They also report that Klopp wants a big deal soon following the issues in our pursuit of Virgil van Dijk and Naby Keita. 'First and foremost, Mbappe has been a phenomenal revelation this season at such a young age. Having tried but failed to sign Mbappe a year ago, Arsene Wenger is back in the race to sign the Monaco forward but faces strong competition from Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain. Read More

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Tata Steel to own Jamshedpur franchise of Indian Super League

Tata Steel to own Jamshedpur franchise of Indian Super League

HAVE moved away from the I-League to join the Indian Super League , as a new franchise along with a team owned by Tata Steel . "We're glad that our bid to be part of the ISL has been accepted". "A longer league is the right road ahead", said Parth Jindal, CEO, Bengaluru FC.Tata Steel said it was a momentous occasion for the company, which has always been a pioneer in the development of sports in the country, particularly football. Read More

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Manoj Tiwary slams Latif for attacking Sehwag

Manoj Tiwary slams Latif for attacking Sehwag

Seemingly, Virender Sehwag's tweet to congratulate India's big win over Pakistan has not gone down well with Rashid. Barring his tweet, the former India opener has not responded directly to Latif. Tiwary was too blunt while thrashing Rashid Latif and he also warned him not do record any such video to insult an Indian legend who had played a fantastic cricket in his career. Read More

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