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Kevin Harvick completes weekend sweep at Sonoma

Kevin Harvick completes weekend sweep at Sonoma

In winning for the 36th time in 590 career starts, Harvick took the checkered flag under caution after Kasey Kahne's Chevrolet clobbered the concrete Jersey barriers near the start/finish line. Oh ya, and he is now in Tony Stewart's #14 vehicle which won the last race here. "To finally check this one off the list. being so close to home and having raced here so much, this was one that was on the top of the list", Harvick said. Read More

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Green Germany expect tough Confed Cup start

Only three of the squad - Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi, Matthias Ginter and Julian Draxler - lifted the World Cup in Brazil three years ago, but none of the trio played in the Rio de Janeiro final. "They know they have to produce". In the second half we pressed Germany a lot higher up and forced them long a lot of the time. Also in Group B are Chile and Cameroon , with the eight-team competition made up of all six regional championship winners, as well as the World Cup holders ... Read More

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Brazil star Paulinho says he has an offer to move to Barcelona

Brazil star Paulinho says he has an offer to move to Barcelona

Paulinho said: "I'm very happy with my life and career at the moment and it's hard to make a decision. I need to weigh up a lot of things before making a decision", he said. "I have no deadline to give an answer; I have been talking to my agent daily". There is no deadline for me to say yes or no, even because there has to be a conversation between Barcelona and Guangzhou, but the main answer is mine. Read More

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The Russian team lost to Mexico and left the confederations Cup

But despite lovely goals from Bernardo Silva , Nani and a penalty from Cristiano Ronaldo , AC Milan striker André Silva was the one to impress with a 79th minute wonder run from the half-way line leading to a gob-smacking goal. Portugal has progressed through to the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup with a 4-0 win over New Zealand . A ruthless Portugal side put New Zealand to the sword with a 4-0 win on Sunday morning, sending the All Whites home from the Confederations ... Read More

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Is Sean Spicer Leaving The White House Podium?

Is Sean Spicer Leaving The White House Podium?

Spicer said he's made it clear since he was hired that he wanted to do things "better" than previous administrations by giving access to other news outlets that "haven't had it". Reporters in recent months have been concerned about the frequency and nature of the daily press briefings , and recent decisions to restrict cameras and recording equipment triggered a new round of consternation over accessibility. Read More

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Vidal wants Chile teammate Sanchez to join Bayern

On Sunday, ahead of Chile v Australia this evening, Arturo Vidal has talked up Bayern Munich signing his worldwide team mate, in an interview with Bild . And Vidal thinks Sanchez, who has been linked with Bayern and PSG, would be the flawless fit for the Bundesliga champions and has urged him to join him in Munich. Read More

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Twins Sweep Cleveland, Regain 1st Place

Twins Sweep Cleveland, Regain 1st Place

Springer hit his 22nd home run, a 456-foot blast to straightaway center field, and Gurriel hit his eighth homer, a two-run shot into the upper deck in left field that was estimated at 420 feet. BRAVES 3, BREWERS 1: Brandon Phillips gave Atlanta the lead with a two-run homer in the third to continue his productive homestand, R.A. Dickey threw seven strong innings and the surging Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers. Read More

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Kovind's name chosen with an eye on Dalit votes, says Uddhav Thackeray

The Prime Minister said that Kovind will make an exceptional President and continue to be a strong voice for the poor, downtrodden and marginalised. BSP chief Mayawati said she is not satisfied with Ram Nath Kovind's political ideology, but can not reject his Dalit background. The CPI (M) said the way Kovind's name was announced it portends that there would be a political contest. Read More

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Mourinho wants this player instead of Ronaldo

Mourinho wants this player instead of Ronaldo

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho , has urged the club's senior officials to ignore any chase for Cristiano Ronaldo , but instead break the world transfer record for Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane . Today, Man Utd are linked with Harry Kane ... But with Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata seemingly set for a £60m move to the Red Devils, club bosses are keen to add another accomplished striker to their ranks. Read More

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Sixers' Markelle Fultz opens up about playing with Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid

Zach LaVine has impressed early in his career, but is recovering from a torn anterior cruciate ligament. Before getting hurt, LaVine shot 46 percent and averaged a career-high 18.9 points per game. The NBA draft averaged more than 3.5 million viewers, the second-biggest audience ever on ESPN . An extension of Embiid would give the Sixers a young core including Saric, Ben Simmons , Markelle Fultz - whom they selected with the No. Read More

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Golden State Warriors NBA Championship Victory Parade

Golden State Warriors NBA Championship Victory Parade

Several sources told The Undefeated, however, that Warriors players and head coach Steve Kerr and his staff would be expected to collectively decline a possible invitation. The Warriors hosted their parade in the streets of Oakland . We're just trying to celebrate and enjoy everything. That sparked Golden State's push to sign Durant, who made a decision to leave his original team, the Oklahoma City Thunder . Read More

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Donnarumma: I will discuss Milan renewal after U21 Euros

Donnarumma: I will discuss Milan renewal after U21 Euros

However, the 18-year-old, now on worldwide duty with the Italian U21s at the European Championships, has today broken his silence regarding the saga surrounding his name. Now I have the national team with who I hope to give all the fans a gift. And now, he has just thrown the biggest curve ball of all as he put out a fresh post claiming his account was hacked and deleted the original Instagram post. Read More

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Hamilton: Vettel disgraced himself with clash

Hamilton: Vettel disgraced himself with clash

Hamilton led the field into the pit lane as a Mercedes mechanic, armed with a screwdriver and pliers, patched up the bodywork on the rear of his vehicle. Vettel threw his hands into the air, then drew alongside Hamilton and swerved into the side of him. I did not give him the finger. No question. But to drive next to him and hit him on goal, I have never seen anything like this. Read More

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations levelled against him

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations levelled against him

The 32-year-old would make this payment as a gesture of good will. In a document reviewed by The Associated Press on Wednesday, Di Maria's lawyer accepted the two counts, which relate to fraud committed in 2012 and 2013. This year he won the Champions League and domestic league titles with Real. The claims against Mourinho come amid a lengthening list of tax fraud cases involving football stars in Spain . Read More

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England rout South Africa in first game

But then Bairstow went for 47 and, crucially, Roy was adjudged to have obstructed the field as he attempted to return to his crease after a mix-up with Liam Livingstone . "We didn't deserve to win because we didn't capitalise on the start we had". But De Villiers departed when Willey held the ball back a touch and he ended up with one hand off the bat for Eoin Morgan to take a comfortable catch. Read More

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Rivals Hamilton, Vettel clash as Ricciardo wins chaotic race

Rivals Hamilton, Vettel clash as Ricciardo wins chaotic race

Vettel crossed the line in fourth place with Hamilton in fifth. After his penalty, imposed by the stewards for risky driving, Vettel recovered to finish in fourth, one place ahead of his British rival. A safety vehicle was deployed on lap 12, for the first time. Force India's Sergio Perez jumped up to third, with Red Bull's Max Verstappen fourth ahead of Raikkonen. Read More

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Nadal pulls out of Queen's to rest for Wimbledon

Nadal pulls out of Queen's to rest for Wimbledon

He said: "There has been a little while since I played a very good Wimbledon ". 'Sorry to all the great fans in Britain and to the tournament organisers. Playing in his 22nd Grand Slam final, Nadal triumphed in Paris without dropping a set for a third time. The Spaniard is now 2,605 points away from Andy Murray , the world number one. Read More

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New Zealand Wins a Race but Oracle Then Breaks Through

New Zealand Wins a Race but Oracle Then Breaks Through

Team New Zealand has won seven races but began with a negative point because Oracle won the qualifiers. HAMILTON, Bermuda , June 25 (Reuters) - New Zealand flew to the edge of America's Cup victory over the US on Sunday, going 6-1 ahead in the first-to-seven final and setting themselves up to exorcise the ghost of losing in San Francisco in 2013. Read More

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George McPhee imposes deadline for teams looking to trade

George McPhee imposes deadline for teams looking to trade

In addition to Rask, forwards David Backes, Patrice Bergeron, David Krejci, Brad Marchand, Riley Nash, Ryan Spooner and David Pastrnak are not available to the Golden Knights, nor are defensemen Zdeno Chara, Torey Krug and Kevan Miller. The Boston Bruins, as expected, protected seven forwards, three defensemen and goalie Tuukka Rask for the expansion draft being used to stock the Vegas Golden Knights . Read More

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South Africa beat England in thriller to level T20 series

South Africa beat England in thriller to level T20 series

Kuhn could be among four members of the South Africa A squad playing a four-day match against the England Lions in Canterbury to crack the nod to lengthen their northern summer. However, it was too late, and with 37 required off the final over, it was nearly game over for South Africa , as they succumbed to a 19-run defeat, while England won the series 2-1. Read More

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Costly error, missed chance as Cubs lose to Marlins 4-2

Costly error, missed chance as Cubs lose to Marlins 4-2

Phillies 6, D'backs 1 • Mark Leiter Jr. held Arizona to three hits over six innings, and Maikel Franco and Tommy Joseph homered in Philadelphia's road victory. The Indians swept a four-game series at Target Field last weekend, but the Twins have responded in the first two games of this series. Cubs: RHP Kyle Hendicks (right hand), who hasn't pitched since June 4, is believed to be nearing a return - though the Cubs have not set a definitive target date. Read More

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Erin Andrews Marries Jarret Stoll In Montana

Erin Andrews Marries Jarret Stoll In Montana

Jarret proposed to Erin during a visit to Disneyland in December of previous year. While Andrews has yet to post any of her own photos from the wedding, she did give her 729,000 Instagram followers a peek of the Montana landscape near where she and Stoll, as well as their loved ones, spent the days leading up to the wedding. Read More

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Mou accused of tax fraud

And he is beginning to think about staying put at the Santiago Bernabeu. Ronaldo won three Premier League titles and the Champions League under Sir Alex Ferguson before securing a then-world record £80m move to Real Madrid from Manchester United . Read More

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