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Lions face tough test in NZ: Eddie Jones

Lions face tough test in NZ: Eddie Jones

As ever, when it comes to Jones' comments on global rugby, his words have to be taken with a grain of salt. Steve Hansen says he expects no surprises in the way the British and Irish Lions appro...

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Celtics forward Jaylen Brown 'questionable' for Game 5

Celtics forward Jaylen Brown 'questionable' for Game 5

Celtics coach Brad Stevens wants his team to find motivation in how the series played out after a fulfilling season. Irving's 42 was also the highest playoff point total for any teammate of LeBr...

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Petra Kvitova vs. Bethanie Mattek-Sands 2017 French Open Pick, Odds, Prediction

Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova reached the French Open second round on Monday with a 7-5, 6-2 win overn China's Zheng Saisai. The nine-time Roland Garros champion has been in fantastic for...

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Warriors latest 'beast' to challenge James

Of course, it's not just Cleveland's fun that Curry is eager to erase, as he'd also like to wipe away the memory of the Warriors blowing a 3-1 series lead to the Cavaliers in the 2016 NBA Final...

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LeBron James undaunted by Warriors

Personally, I think none of the competing teams can be faulted on their numbers or capability. Everyone - including this guy - prefers shootouts to blowouts. These teams that have spent much of the po...

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Preds encouraged despite Game 1 loss in Stanley Cup Final

He has a 1.35 GAA in five games this postseason and a save percentage of.946. "You make minor adjustments depending on who you're playing against, what they do, but I think ultimately you trust your g...

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Mourinho names Man Utd's youngest ever Premier League line-up

Mourinho names Man Utd's youngest ever Premier League line-up

The Portugal youth worldwide is likely to be back in the stands for the Europa League final against Ajax on Wednesday with Sergio Romero set to start and David De Gea on the bench. "Always respect...

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Shot-shy Penguins survive rally to claim Stanley Cup opener

The Penguins did not record a shot in the first 10 minutes of the third period, and Nashville scored another power-play goal, 3-2. Nashville Predators' Ryan Ellis (4) celebrates his goal against...

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Kevin Love on Cavs Being Underdogs: 'Funny to me'

The competition between the two extremely successful, consistent and competitive teams is expected to last for many years to come, as National Basketball Association fans predict more than three years...

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James breaks Jordan's record as Cavs enter final

If needed, the series would then alternate between Golden State and Cleveland for the final three games of the best-of-seven series on June 12, 15 and 18. "We know that we have a small margin, but...

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Celtics' Thomas: Having surgery not top option

He reached the milestone in style late in the third quarter with a three-point jump shot that hit nothing but net. The Cavaliers , who sat their starters for the entire fourth quarter, begin thei...

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Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses married day after Wembley red

Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses married day after Wembley red

The immediate question should have been - how do I get my midfielders playing to the best of their ability. "I think this season has been hurt by some dip in March as well, and I am convinced we were ...

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Arsenal go into next season full of hope after bossing Chelsea

Arsenal go into next season full of hope after bossing Chelsea

Or, at least, his team saved their very best performance of their season for their last game. Wenger was full of admiration for the way his players took the fight to Chelsea , saying: "We had an ou...

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Lewis Hamilton: I can't afford another weekend like Monaco

Ferrari invest a chunk of money in the mathematicians responsible for crunching numbers on the pit wall. "I was called in". Indeed much of the paddock had been in agreement before the race that t...

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Kvitova makes emotional winning comeback at French Open

The Czech , 27, looked impressive in beating American Julia Boserup 6-3 6-2 to reach round two of the French Open . Kvitova's parents Jiri and Pavla, her brothers Jiri and Libor, besides other f...

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Have beaten stacked teams like Warriors before: LeBron James

LeBron James finally ousted his longtime playoff nemesis, the Boston Celtics , in the 2011 East semifinals. Bet Cleveland Cavaliers vs. If you somehow missed last year's series , I highly sug...

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It's a big 'no' to bilateral cricket with Pakistan

Sports Minister Vijay Goel today said there was no need for the Indian board officials to meet their Pakistani counterparts when they knew the bilateral cricketing ties were subject to clearance f...

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Rain has no match

Rain has no match

The only positive outcome for Pakistan was the wicket of Warner, who got a thin edge behind attempting a pull shot and was brilliantly caught by wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed, diving in front of first ...

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Terry has dream of managing a top side at Wembley

Terry has dream of managing a top side at Wembley

The 47-year-old switched to a 3-4-3 formation and Chelsea won 13 successive Premier League games to cement their position at the top of the table heading into the second half of the season. "Every...

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Manchester City closing in on Ederson

Manchester City closing in on Ederson

This is a significant increase on the previous record fee for a goalkeeper when Juventus signed Gianluigi Buffon from Parma for £32.4 million in 2001. Striker Kelechi Iheanacho has been the subject ...

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Arsene Wenger 'sad' over criticism from former Gunners defender Tony Adams

Wenger has also admitted the uncertainty contributed to the club's first finish outside the top four in two decades. But the fact that he will be absent from Wembley Stadium on Saturday will be worry...

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Opening day nightmare for Kerber

The world number 40, Makarova represented one of the toughest opponents Kerber could have drawn in round one and wasted little time in stamping her authority on the contest. 8 Svetlana Kuznetsova hand...

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Steve Kerr says he's not planning to coach Game 1 of Finals

That popular sports cliché is about as truthful as a dating profile, especially with oddsmakers setting a record-high betting total for Game 1 of the NBA Finals . In fact, Kerr said a final determina...

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Rabada sparks England slump as Proteas win

Yet things might have been immeasurably worse for England given they were 20 for six following a breathless first half-hour of this contest when Kagiso Rabada and Wayne Parnell tore their much-vaunt...

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Kohli sad, but promises India will focus exclusively on tourney

In the 2014 tour, he ended with 134 runs at an average of 13.40 in the five Tests, scored just 54 runs in the four ODIs at an average of 18. Virat Kohli will lead for the first time in an ICC even...

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan reflects on his first season with Man United

Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata admits they paid for their inconsistency this season. After sealing Champions League qualification by lifting the Europa League trophy, Manchester Unit...

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Player guide for Champions League holder Real Madrid

Real Madrid is the competitions best team as well as they have won the Champions League a record 11 times. " We're just missing the final piece, then we can go on holiday ". Francisco "Isco" Alar...

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Five problems for Wenger and Arsenal

Arsene has a free rein. "He's also got a weird relationship with money". He's on £8 million a year but Arsenal's junior coaches are on 30 grand. Take seven million, Arsene, and give them all a rai...

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LeBron James Passes Michael Jordan as NBA's All-Time Playoff Scoring Leader

LeBron James Passes Michael Jordan as NBA's All-Time Playoff Scoring Leader

It's the matchup most expected, the matchup most predicted, and probably the matchup the Cavaliers and Warriors wanted as well . "So that's the first thing I picked". The Warriors have four defen...

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Kevin Love Doesn't Understand the Concept of Underdogs, or He's Delusional

Kevin Love Doesn't Understand the Concept of Underdogs, or He's Delusional

In 2015, the Warriors sealed their championship win in the sixth game of the seven-game series , beating the Cavs 105-97 in the final game. It hasn't happened in a major sport in over 60 year...

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