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Stuttering Murray faces Del Potro test in Paris

Murray seized his lifeline, a 4th ace giving him a two-set lead. Although Del Potro broke back when Murray served for the second set at 5-4, the Scot forced another break to go 6-5 up and served out the set as the crowd. Former US Open champion Marin Cilic continued his smooth progress seeing off Feliciano Lopez , who was limited by a neck injury, 6-1, 6-3, 6-3. Not on speaking terms over a Fed Cup-related controversy, Caroline Garcia and Alize Cornet take their differences to court in ... Read More

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French Open semifinals: Halep-Pliskova, Bacsinszky-Ostapenko

Ostapenko fell in the first round on her main draw debut in Paris a year ago but is one win away from becoming the first player since Gustavo Kuerten in 1997 to win their maiden tour-level title at a Slam. "I hope I can play better and win it". Pliskova refused to go down without a fight and broke back to trail 4-3 with yet more strong hitting, but Halep was on a mission and regained her advantage courtesy of another stray forehand from the Czech before serving out the match. Read More

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Champions Chelsea face Burnley opener

Champions Chelsea face Burnley opener

A potentially huge game could come in the penultimate week of the season, with Liverpool heading to Stamford Bridge to play Chelsea . Liverpool however, were paying extra attention to the weekend's after Champions League group fixtures, having given themselves a chance of qualification for the groups by finishing fourth last season. Read More

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Finals MVP Durant celebrates with fans outside Oracle Arena

Curry isn't the only Warriors team member to speak out in opposition to Trump. LeBron James said he had never been a part of a "super team" and we all laughed. We're just trying to celebrate and enjoy everything. "I think they feel, I think within Cleveland and around the league , they feel that he's very much in play to leave again and likely head out West to one of the two L.A. Read More

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Michigan State players charged in campus sexual assault case

King , 19, of Darien, Illinois, is charged with one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct and a count of capturing an image of an unclothed person. Coach Mark Dantonio dismissed all three from the football program shortly after the charges were made public . Hollis announced Tuesday he has created a three-person panel to in order to increase oversight of university rules and policies of within the football program. Read More

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Japanese horse Epicharis scratched from Belmont Stakes

The Wood Memorial victor should place somewhere on today's board, but I'll roll the dice on a long-shot to win and simply have Irish War Cry in my tri-fecta. "This is where we live". So it's extra special. "It was everything we talked about in the paddock before the race", Pletcher said. "Took a couple of tough beats, too, but it seems, for whatever reason, to suit our style well". Read More

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Andy Murray moves into French quarters with 650th career win

After experiencing a five-set thriller in the third round dalayed by the rain, the eighth-seeded Nishikori regrouped himself and came back from one set down to see off Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0. It's quite big, it can get windy. Then I lost a crucial break at the start of the second. "The fourth, I think it was flawless tennis I played". Previous year I was playing really well. Read More

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Yankees' Sabathia has Grade 2 hamstring strain

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said he anticipates Sabathia is headed to the disabled list, a disappointing blow for the AL East leaders with the 2007 AL Cy Young Award victor on his best run in years. His last start against the Orioles was a strong one, allowing two runs over seven innings while recording a career-high eight strikeouts. The problem is that in nine turns over 2016 and '17, Green has been been cuffed for a 6.10 ERA with 13 homers allowed in 38 1/3 innings. Read More

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Virgil van Dijk to Liverpool

Virgil van Dijk to Liverpool "Not Over Yet" Says Former Red

That is the view of former Reds midfielder Jamie Redknapp, who doesn't believe that Jurgen Klopp should walk away from trying to sign the towering centre-back if he thinks that Van Dijk favours a move to Anfield. It is not easy, but this is football. "I have an agent and I have correct things with the club". "He would be brilliant signing for Liverpool, he's flawless for what they need". Read More

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Kevin Durant Shows DC Love After NBA Championship Win

The #Golden State Warriors pulled away from the Cleveland Cavaliers in a high scoring 129-120 game five to win the NBA Championship and get revenge for last year's loss. The Warriors' rejection of the White House's invitation builds on the sentiment expressed by several New England Patriots who announced they would not attend the Trump White House ceremony in April. Read More

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Failure to adapt to conditions was England's downfall, says Eoin Morgan

But within touching distance of a first global 50-over title after three victories in the group stage, they crumbled limply to 211 all out and the bowlers failed to fire as Pakistan strolled to their target with almost 13 overs to spare. But after grafting to 128 for two to lay a solid platform against Pakistan , they lost eight wickets for 83 runs in an innings which included only 15 fours and not a single six. Read More

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Warriors Win 2017 NBA Championship

There aren't usually words for that kind of sacrifice, but Kevin Durant found just the right ones, when he gave his mom a tearful shoutout in his acceptance speech for the NBA's Most Valuable Player Award three years ago. "We're gonna party", said Oakland resident Achebe Thomas, while celebrating the win. "Winning is fantastic. I've been so lucky to be part of so many championship teams as a player and now as a coach, and it never gets old", Kerr said after Monday's win. Read More

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National Basketball Association champion Warriors undecided on potential White House visit

This is my third year here, and we haven't won every game. Which all set the stage for Monday's home victory, the first of the club's five titles won in front of loyal San Francisco Bay area supporters. That synergy is what fuels concern around the league - how can this team be beaten? "Today is all about celebrating our championship", the Warriors said in a statement released Tuesday, hours after the team dethroned the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Read More

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Florida Panthers name Bob Boughner new head coach

Florida Panthers name Bob Boughner new head coach

And their plan changed on the spot. Former Windsor Sptifires head coach and team president Bob Boughner has landed a head coaching job with the Florida Panthers. "He's a player's coach, an all-in kind of guy", said Florida's captain. "Given the makeup of our team and knowing the way he played, I think it's kind of the ideal combination for our team right now", Mackenzie said. Read More

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Crusaders game holds huge implications for Lions

British and Irish Lions team: S Hogg (Scotland), G North, J Davies (both Wales), B Te'o (England), L Williams (Wales), O Farrell (England), C Murray (Ireland), M Vunipola, J George (both England), T Furlong (Ireland), A W Jones (Wales, capt), G Kruis (England), P O'Mahony, S O'Brien (both Ireland), T Faletau (Wales). Read More

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Murray registers 650th match win to enter quarters

The Scot will now face the tournament's 2015 victor Wawrinka, who beat Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-3, 6-1, in what is a repeat of last year's semi-final showdown which Murray won in four sets before losing to Novak Djokovic in the final . "I have never had any issues with him before", Murray said. "How the players are supposed to know that in their head when we're playing at one speed throughout the whole year, and then you show up at the slams, you're expected to speed up by 5 seconds. Read More

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Kershaw wins, Bellinger hits 2 homers as Dodgers top Indians

After a dominant stretch through the first two months of the season, Fields has struggled as of late with an ERA of 9.00 with four runs allowed in four innings of relief. This was Bellinger's fourth multi-dinger game, making him the first rookie ever to achieve that feat in his first 50 games. Mike Piazza had five such games in 1993 and Corey Seager had four games in 2016. Read More

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Costa flirts with AC Milan and Atletico while aiming dig at Conte

That is the brief text message that AS has obtained, sent to Diego Costa by Chelsea manager Antonio Conte to inform the striker that he is surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge . "Everyone knows that Atletico is a club that I have a lot of love for". Conte is said to have text the players reminding them to return for pre-season in good shape, Costa's response to this message appears to have sealed his fate. Read More

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French Open up for grabs for women; Murray, top men in QF

After experiencing a five-set thriller in the third round dalayed by the rain, the eighth-seeded Nishikori regrouped himself and came back from one set down to see off Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0. Stan's obviously a big, strong guy, likes to go for his shots and he's obviously played really well in this tournament. But I played one of my best clay-court matches to get the win. Read More

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Rafael Nadal wins record 10th title

Rafael Nadal wins record 10th title

But the 32-year-old, the oldest Roland Garros finalist in 44 years, had no answers as Nadal eclipsed Pete Sampras on the all-time list of major champions with 15 titles. Nadal hailed the French Open as the most special tournament for him. Wawrinka was the third ranked player entering the tournament while Nadal was fourth. Read More

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UN Secretary General cautions Israel over Palestine

Netanyahu made the comments at a ceremony to mark 50 years since the outbreak of the 1967 Six-Day War, when it occupied the West Bank and east Jerusalem . Its supporters, including leaders from Cambridge-based Palestine Advocacy Project, said their resolution was not a radical departure from the positions of past USA administrations. Read More

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Cavs Put On Historic Performance in NBA Finals Game 4 Victory

On one such occasion, with just eight seconds remaining to complete the move, he barged inside the box, took away two players towards him, passed the ball to the deep right corner for a delectable three-pointer assist. "Obviously I can play better and want to play better and will play better". After several minutes, James stopped and performed a dozen lunges before teammate Tristan Thompson came over and playfully asked, "What are you doing?" Durant averaged 25 points a game during the ... Read More

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Nadal wins record 10th French Open title

Nadal wins record 10th French Open title

Twelve years later he is still chasing rival Roger Federer for the all-time Grand Slam standings. Nadal did not lose a set in this year's tournament and only dropped a total of 35 games. It was all Rafael Nadal in French Open 2017 final as the Spaniard dominated Stan Wawrinka on Sunday. A worn out Wawrinka put up a valiant fight-the Swiss beat Andy Murray in a match that lasted more than four-and-a-half hours in the semi-finals-but there is likely no player in the world who ... Read More

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Chelsea 1st to visit Tottenham at Wembley in Premier League

But it could prove a tricky opening few weeks for the defending champions too, with Chelsea hosting Everton (26 August), visiting 2015-16 winners Leicester after the global break and then welcoming Arsenal (16 September). Given the close schedule proximity of several European matches to some of their more important Premier League fixtures, Spurs will be leaning on the good judgment of manager Pochettino in selecting the best available team for each opponent. Read More

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Harry Maguire leaves Hull for Leicester

Harry Maguire leaves Hull for Leicester

The highly-rated central defender, 24, was always likely to leave Hull City after their relegation to the Championship, with a raft of top-flight clubs interested. Maguire leaves Hull having made 29 Premier League appearances this season. "He showed me the way that the club is on the up and it looks very promising for the future, so credit to the gaffer". Read More

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Maclin catches on with Ravens after unexpected exit from KC

Maclin catches on with Ravens after unexpected exit from KC

Dunlap, 31, spent nine seasons in the National Football League playing for the San Diego Chargers and Philadelphia Eagles . ESPN's Adam Schefter has reported that the Ravens are still in the mix to sign Decker. "But at the same time it's a business". Perriman missed his entire rookie season with a knee injury and also had some knee issues during last year's OTAs. Read More

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Sheriff: Pilot in blimp crash seriously burned

Instead, the U.S. Open began under sunshine and with practically no threat of bad weather all day. While the Par 4 second hole is short, at just 330 yards, it is a winding fairway and has the smallest green on the course. Law enforcement is investigating the crash and its cause. Johnson also said that the pilot jumped out of the blimp with a parachute. AirSign, whose blimp was not affiliated with the US Open , were tweeting pictures of the golf course just before the crash. Read More

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