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Fernando Alonso in seventh heaven with slow-moving McLaren

Fernando Alonso in seventh heaven with slow-moving McLaren

Alonso's impressive seventh in qualifying gives a glimmer of hope to the Woking outfit, and despite a sting of retirements, Vandoorne insists the morale within the team remains high. He spoke alongsid...

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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo: We knew a goal would kill Atletico Madrid

Zidane's key admission that his side was looking to find "Isco between the lines", demonstrated his understanding of Atlético's defensive prowess and the necessity of occupying key spaces on the pitch...

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Conte to stay and improve Chelsea next season

Conte to stay and improve Chelsea next season

Who are the stars who won Chelsea the title? Sometimes we play well, but concede a goal and then it's hard to get back in the game. But with an FA Cup final against Arsenal awaiting on May 27, Da...

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Browns rookie denies any illegal drug use

Browns rookie denies any illegal drug use

Players sometimes over-hydrate to mask drug use. Because he tested positive, he has to enter Stage One of the NFL's drug program. Peppers, drafted in the first round by the Browns last month, addr...

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West Ham have all my support against Liverpool

West Ham have all my support against Liverpool

On Saturday, as he was making his way along the touchline toward the dressing room after the final whistle, Wenger gave a wave to Arsenal's visiting supporters and they roared their approval. Whilst...

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Tar Heel state well represented in NFL Draft

To be sure, teams need the first-round talent, too. Sweeping the notebook in the wake of the 2017 draft. Quarterbacks were supposed to be a mixed bag when it came to first-round stock. You may see...

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Cristiano Ronaldo begs Real Madrid fans to stop whistling him

Cristiano Ronaldo begs Real Madrid fans to stop whistling him

We managed the game very well tonight, we prepared well for it and were aware of our strengths and theirs. 'It's hard yes, impossible maybe, but it's football so we will give every drop of sweat to ...

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Rafael Nadal to take on Dominic Thiem in Madrid Open final

Rafael Nadal to take on Dominic Thiem in Madrid Open final

However, that run was emphatically ended as Nadal, willed on by a fervent home support including Cristiano Ronaldo in the VIP boxes, made the ideal start by breaking the Djokovic serve to love. The tr...

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National Hockey League concussion protocol leaves loophole for Crosby injury

The best moments were the times they got the puck past Fleury, the 2009 Stanley Cup victor who was Matt Murray's backup on the Penguins' title run a year ago and is only starting because of the ...

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Brewers top Mets 7-4, Matt Harvey allows 3 HRs in return

Brewers top Mets 7-4, Matt Harvey allows 3 HRs in return

The right-hander will be sidelined three to four months and won't resume throwing for at least six weeks. Eric Thames leads the Brewers with 39 hits and 25 RBI while Travis Shaw and Jonathan Villa...

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J.D. Martinez To Be Activated On Friday

J.D. Martinez To Be Activated On Friday

Justin Wilson struck out three in the ninth for his second save. He was planning to get a haircut before the game. Down one run to Detroit in the seventh inning at Angel Stadium, Trout tied the ...

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Chelsea not that far ahead, says Liverpool boss Klopp

When asked if it is important business is done early, Klopp said: "If you ask me as a private person, I would say as soon as possible". The 28-year-old Spain global already underwent surgery on Tues...

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Wall leads Wizards to National Basketball Association win over Celtics

Despite his best efforts, Washington has forced a Game 7 that will go down in Boston on Monday. The Wizards came back to tie the game 87-87 after all the momentum was shifting to the Celtics. ...

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Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers showing experience isn't necessary to excel in playoffs

Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers showing experience isn't necessary to excel in playoffs

Cody McLeod's second-period goal was the eventual game-winner as Nashville earned a 3-1 win against St. Louis. Edmonton Oilers defenseman Kris Russell vies for the puck with Anaheim Ducks center ...

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Only winning saves a Madrid coach's job - Zidane

Only winning saves a Madrid coach's job - Zidane

Real's Champions League triumphs in 2014 and a year ago have distracted from rivals Barcelona's creeping domination in the domestic league, with the Catalan side winning five of the last seven title...

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Novak Djokovic in Madrid Open 2017 semi final

That was as good as it got for the 22-year-old. It is fair to say, then, that the crowds were packed in to see whether Nadal could keep up his campaign, but in the event, it was another match th...

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Boston Celtics at Washington Wizards - 5/12/17 NBA Playoffs Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Boston, Massachusetts - Boston Celtics has mastered winning the game on their home court by beating the Washington Wizards last Thursday with a score of 123-101, grabbing a 3-2 lead in the secon...

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Arsenal boost top-four hopes

Arsenal boost top-four hopes

But such protests become nearly meaningless and easily forgettable when Arsenal come out of tough Saturday evening battles like this with all three points, even more so when you take into consid...

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Mauricio Pochettino admits Tottenham wasted chance to keep pressure on Chelsea

Spurs have been in fine form and have valiantly kept the pressure up on their London rivals in recent weeks. Significantly, the win leaves Spurs four points off Chelsea , who have a game in han...

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Guardiola praises ref for disallowing Mahrez goal

However, they will be without long-term injury casualties in the form of Claudio Bravo and Ilkay Gundogan who are out for the season. The Ivory Coast worldwide looked to be on his way out of the Eti...

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Canelo Alvarez defeats Chavez Jr, anticipates Golovkin showdown

Alvarez vs. Chavez Jr. "I told my corner I wouldn't sit down until it was necessary", Alvarez said . Yes, the long-awaited Canelo-GGG fight is a done deal for September 16 , likely in Las Vegas ...

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The Ottawa Senators await the victor of Caps-Penguins

The Ottawa Senators await the victor of Caps-Penguins

In the stands, a 13-year-old Peters sat in stunned (and exhausted) disbelief. - Marc-Andre Fleury has a.901 save percentage in five Game 7 appearances in his career, but that number is hurt by one p...

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Early and late flurries give Warriors easy win

The Golden State Warriors are set to face off against the Utah Jazz Tuesday night during Game 1 of the Western Conference NBA semifinals. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. "He's been fighting that f...

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Arizona Diamondbacks Notes: Team Bats Around Twice In Blowout Fashion

Paul Goldschmidt did get the team a run closer in the eighth, with his eighth homer of the year, and Ahmed had his first multi-homer game, going deep with one out in the ninth, but A.J. Pittsburgh ri...

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Spurs SF Leonard out for Game 6

The San Antonio Spurs were in a tough spot after Kawhi Leonard hurt his ankle in the second half. That needs to continue in the conference finals because, as Green said, "We'll need it". San Antonio w...

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England Handed Tough Draw for 2019 Rugby World Cup

They will also face one of the trio of Pacific Island teams. In perhaps an exciting twist of fate in light of South Africa's recent woes in the Test arena, the Springboks have been drawn against i...

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Spurs rout Rockets to win series

It wasn't one guy scoring 40 or anything like that. He had 11 rebounds, five assists and three blocks giving the team what it needed on both ends. Gregg Popovich , coach of the San Antonio Spurs ,...

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Massa brushes off Vettel's blocking complaint at end of Russian GP

Sadly, it was another day to forget for McLaren, with their lowly grid places translating in to an nearly no-show, with Alonso's auto giving up the ghost on the formation lap, although Vandoorne did m...

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Spurs vs. Rockets in Western Conference finals begins Sunday

Harden finished the quarter with 5 points, 5 turnovers, and 4 assists. He also made a foul shot down the stretch to help San Antonio hold on. It would have been one thing for the Rockets to fall i...

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Fabregas wants Chelsea to wrap up title in a hurry

Here's a look at how some of the Blues' key performers in the victory over Boro - namely Alonso, Azpilicueta and Pedro - reacted to the huge win on Twitter... "Over the last two seasons, teams who hav...

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