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Nadal crushes friend Gasquet to reach last 16

The 27th-seeded Frenchman has not even taken a set off Nadal in 11 straight matches, including this latest one-sided affair. There was a sense of inevitability about the outcome when both players ma...

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Curry Sets Finals 3-Point Record, Warriors Win Game 2 122-103

Curry Sets Finals 3-Point Record, Warriors Win Game 2 122-103

Curry had 16 points , 5 rebounds and 6 assists in the first half, when the Warriors shot 59 percent from the floor and passed out 18 assists . After the game Smith described his performance in o...

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Lydia Ko fails to make progress in final round of US Open

Lydia Ko fails to make progress in final round of US Open

Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn carded a five-under 67 to secure a four-shot lead heading into the final round of the US Women's Open. She made her fifth birdie of the day at the ninth but drove into th...

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Kevin Durant Explains Why Warriors' 2018 Postseason Is More Difficult Than 2017

Kevin Durant Explains Why Warriors' 2018 Postseason Is More Difficult Than 2017

The Warriors beat the Thunder in a seven-game series just a few weeks earlier. While acknowledging the merits of social media in rapidly sharing news and events, James said at a Saturday news conf...

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Paul Heckingbottom: Leeds United sack head coach after less than four months

Paul Heckingbottom: Leeds United sack head coach after less than four months

The club put out a statement on their website this lunchtime. "Paul came to us during a hard period in the season and has conducted himself in an exemplary manner despite results not going as any of...

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England hammer Pakistan to win second Test and square series

England hammer Pakistan to win second Test and square series

For all his heroics in the field and with the bat in his first two matches, what the 20-year-old Bess really wanted was a test wicket and, after Broad accounted for Asad Shafiq, Bess's moment duly arr...

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Ronaldo hires bullfighter as private security in Russian Federation

Ronaldo hires bullfighter as private security in Russian Federation

When he is not looking after the Real Madrid striker, Nuno leads a group of men based in the town of Chamusca a 70 mile drive from Lisbon who entertain crowds in bullfights during their free time. R...

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Rodney Hood says playing with LeBron James, Cavs has been 'tough'

Rodney Hood says playing with LeBron James, Cavs has been 'tough'

But in a pre-game media session before the opener, Lue confessed he had not meant to say so much about his health issues. "To be honest, I messed up", Lue said before Game 1. Hired a chef. Stopped d...

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Wozniacki races into French Open fourth round after thrashing Parmentier

Wozniacki races into French Open fourth round after thrashing Parmentier

The former world No.1 has lost five times to players ranked outside Top 100 at Grand Slam level but she stormed through this match to reinforce their ambition to clinch his fifth clay court title, the...

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Samuel Umtiti dispels Man United rumours with new contract

Samuel Umtiti dispels Man United rumours with new contract

FC Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti has agreed to sign a new long-term deal with the Catalan giants. "The Frenchman will be putting pen to paper on Monday in the Josep Sunol lounge at Camp Nou. Umti...

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Bud Cauley injured in accident following second round of Memorial

Cauley, 28, missed the cut at the Memorial tournament after shooting 77 in the first round and 76 in the second. This season on the PGA Tour, Cauley has posted two top-10 finishes and earned $900,59...

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Miguel Cabrera reactivated from disabled list for Detroit Tigers on Friday

Miguel Cabrera reactivated from disabled list for Detroit Tigers on Friday

Detroit has won four straight and six of seven. The team remains without the services of outfielder Steve Pearce (oblique), starting pitcher Marcus Stroman (shoulder) and shortstop Troy Tulowitzki (...

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Graeme McDowell going well at Italian Open

Graeme McDowell going well at Italian Open

Kaymer joined Graeme McDowell , Rafael Cabrera Bello and Willett in the lead when he rolled in a 10-foot birdie putt on 16, and he followed it up with one more to move clear. "It's nearly a good ...

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Today's Yankees-Orioles game postponed

Today's Yankees-Orioles game postponed

The Yankees will play a day-night doubleheader in Detroit on Monday . Just as a windy rain began falling Sunday morning at Camden Yards , the Orioles decided not to risk the weather and postpone...

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Celtics expressed interest in Mo Bamba but is trade possible?

Celtics expressed interest in Mo Bamba but is trade possible?

Bamba's 7-foot-10 wingspan is the longest ever recorded at the National Basketball Association combine, and he averaged a double-double (12.9 points, 10.4 rebounds per game) while blocking 3.7 shots p...

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Big 12 Meetings-Revenue

Big 12 Meetings-Revenue

The league a year ago split about $348 million, or $34.8 million per school. One thing that helps the Big 12 is splitting the revenue only 10 ways. "We take a look projecting out in the future, we...

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Pressure on Springboks after late Wales loss

Pressure on Springboks after late Wales loss

Wales continued in the ascendancy and four minutes later Tomos Williams marked his debut with a try after Jenkins, Davies and George North combined. The only downside for Wales was a first-half inju...

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Arsenal suffer setback in bid to sign PSG wonderkid

Arsenal suffer setback in bid to sign PSG wonderkid

The France worldwide only joined Bayern from Lyon last summer for a club record fee of €41m, and Bayern have no intention of letting him move on so soon. Aaron Ramsey, meanwhile, is set to be offered ...

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O'Brien's Epsom ground concerns for Oaks

O'Brien's Epsom ground concerns for Oaks

I got on the rail and she's very genuine and galloped to the line. O'Brien fielded five of the nine runners on Friday (Saturday AEST) and it was Bye Bye Baby who cut out the early running. "He jus...

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ICC wary of T20 leagues corruption threat

ICC wary of T20 leagues corruption threat

It provides a flawless day's entertainment, we've seen that around the world - it is very popular elsewhere in the world-and the World Cup has got that prestige which I think will help cement 50-over ...

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Lakers to pass on middle Ball brother

Lakers to pass on middle Ball brother

Unfortunately (at least, if you're LaVar Ball ) that workout made very little impact on those in attendance, because the New York Times' Marc Stein is reporting that the team has little to no inte...

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South Africa pick seven new caps for Wales Test

South Africa pick seven new caps for Wales Test

FILE - In this Saturday, June 11, 2016 file photo, South Africa's Pieter Steph du Toit , center, celebrates with teammates after he scored a try during their rugby test against Ireland at Newlands s...

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John Smoltz Qualifies for US Senior Open in Three-Man Playoff

John Smoltz Qualifies for US Senior Open in Three-Man Playoff

Smoltz, who was elected to the baseball Hall of Fame in 2015, racked up 213 career victories over 22 MLB seasons with the Braves, Red Sox and Cardinals. Thanks to Smoltz's performance, the 51-year-o...

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Jutanugarn earns four-stroke lead at U.S. Women's Open

Jutanugarn had to play 28 holes after the second round was suspended due to unsafe weather on Friday but the Thai star managed to end the day atop the leaderboard, ahead of Sarah Jane Smith at 12 unde...

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Timo Werner drops huge hint over RB Leipzig future

Timo Werner drops huge hint over RB Leipzig future

RB Leipzig star Timo Werner sat down for an exclusive interview with German media outlet Welt , and discussed Naby Keita's impending switch to Liverpool, hinting that he himself might just have to j...

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French Open 2018: Del Potro sees off Benneteau in Frenchman's farewell

French Open 2018: Del Potro sees off Benneteau in Frenchman's farewell

A former world number 25 Julien Benneteau has played nearly 600 matches on the ATP Tour since his debut in Lyon in 2001, losing all 10 ATP finals he has entered between 2008-2014! What channel is...

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Abuse us, criticise us but please get involved

Abuse us, criticise us but please get involved

However, reports in the India media suggested a disastrous turnout fot the match with the official figures saying that just 2,569 fans were present at the stadium to watch India's win. Chhetri, who is...

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England vs Pakistan 2nd Test: Dominic Bess Leads Hosts' Advance

England vs Pakistan 2nd Test: Dominic Bess Leads Hosts' Advance

Theirs was a curiously collective effort on a rain-shortened day two at Headingley - where after play did not get under way until mid-afternoon, no one could muster a half-century but all contributed ...

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French Open 2018: Defending champion Nadal eases into last 16

French Open 2018: Defending champion Nadal eases into last 16

The world number one won his 29nd straight set at Roland Garros since withdrawing from a third-round match with Marcel Granollers in 2016 due to a wrist injury. No. 3 Marin Cilic eliminated Steve...

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Tiger Woods bounces back at Memorial

Tiger Woods bounces back at Memorial

Day, who lives in nearby Columbus and is a member at host Muirfield Village, fired a four-under-par 68 to sit just three shots back of a mixed bag of leaders on day one at the Jack Nicklaus-hosted eve...

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Novak Djokovic smashes racket, beats Roberto Bautista Agut

Novak Djokovic smashes racket, beats Roberto Bautista Agut

Bautista Agut served for the set in the following game, one of the crucial moments in the entire match, and Novak found the way to break back and prolong the set, gaining the momentum and winning the ...

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Injured Sonny Bill Williams to miss France series on home soil

Injured Sonny Bill Williams to miss France series on home soil

He was to undergo keyhole surgery on Friday in Auckland. Williams' latest problem continues a run of injuries that have limited his availability for both the Blues and All Blacks in recent years. Th...

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Ex-cheerleaders sue Houston Texans for alleged intimidation and low pay

Ex-cheerleaders sue Houston Texans for alleged intimidation and low pay

In a statement , the Houston Texans said they're proud of their cheerleader program, though the team says it will "make adjustments as needed". Ashley Rodriguez, Morgan Wiederhold, Kelly Neuner, ...

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Bangladesh recall Abul for Afghanistan T20s

Bangladesh recall Abul for Afghanistan T20s

The left-arm pacer's sudden withdrawal with time running out has left BCB extremely displeased, with the board believing that Mustafizur hadn't effectively communicated the severity of the injury sust...

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Chelsea to appoint former France boss Laurent Blanc as new manager

Chelsea to appoint former France boss Laurent Blanc as new manager

In the midst of Chelsea already dealing with a record of abuse and racism claims, there is understandably an attempt to refrain from a controversial manager. The Russian owner of the club recently g...

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FC Cincinnati Joins Nashville, Miami As Newest MLS Expansion Cities

FC Cincinnati Joins Nashville, Miami As Newest MLS Expansion Cities

MLS wants to get to 28 teams, and Nashville and Miami were awarded expansion franchises to get the league to 25. All MLS will closely watch how Cincinnati fills their venue. That means MLS fa...

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Liverpool Handed Boost In Bid To Sign Nabil Fekir

Liverpool Handed Boost In Bid To Sign Nabil Fekir

Such comments suggest that any deal for Fekir will not be completed before the World Cup as first suggested however - as with Virgil van Dijk last summer - a friend of the Liverpool target has heavily...

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Brazil's Neymar 'confident' and ready for World Cup

Brazil star Neymar could make his long awaited return from injury when the Selecao face Super Eagles' 2018 FIFA World Cup Group D opponent, Croatia, in an worldwide friendly at Anfield on Sunday. Wit...

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Liverpool announce Fabinho signing as Reds seal first summer transfer

Liverpool announce Fabinho signing as Reds seal first summer transfer

The recruitment of Virgil van Dijk in January went a long way to addressing Liverpool's defensive issues and the Champions League final defeat by Real Madrid will no doubt have cemented Klopp'...

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Moraes stuns Rivera and Utica with first round KO

Moraes stuns Rivera and Utica with first round KO

Less than 30 seconds into the fight, Moraes fired off his first shot with bad intentions, and his thudding left high kick clipped Rivera high on the head and sent him to the canvas. "I work every area...

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