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Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies aged 35 after cycling collision

Hayden, from Owensboro, Kentucky, suffered head and chest injuries in the collision and was transferred to the Maurizio Bufalini Hospital in Cesena, where he was treated in the intensive care unit. ...

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Doubters fire Mertesacker to FA Cup flourish

It remains to be seen if Wenger and Arsenal will sever ties just days after the Gunners beat Chelsea at Wembley to claim a record 13th FA Cup success, but Wright believes that could well be th...

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Arsene Wenger: "It's not about popularity, it's"

And the 28-year-old seemed to be in high spirits as he boarded a private jet with his two beloved dogs on Sunday afternoon. Sanchez's opening goal after just four minutes proved controversial, and...

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LeBron ready for NBA's great challenge

Golden State , unbeaten this post-season at 12-0 with sweeps of Houston, Utah and San Antonio , hosts the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers in Games 1 and 2 on Thursday and Sunday. "Want t...

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Astros Shock Twins with 11-Run 8th Inning, Win 5th-Straight Game

Astros Shock Twins with 11-Run 8th Inning, Win 5th-Straight Game

MINNEAPOLIS - Carlos Beltran homered and singled during an 11-run burst in the eighth inning against Minnesota's beleaguered bullpen, and the Houston Astros overwhelmed the Twins in a matchup...

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Vettel's Monaco win 'will be part of our history — Ferrari chairman

Vettel got ahead of Raikkonen during the pitstops after being left out for five more laps than the Finn , when they took their one and only tyre change during the race . I feel very positive. "For ...

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Ernesto Valverde named as new Barcelona manager

Ernesto Valverde named as new Barcelona manager

But just because the strategy was carried out mistakenly does not mean it was the wrong approach, and Valverde must try to build a squad that can compete with the versatile one Real now boast so the...

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Steve Kerr Feeling Better But Won't Return To Coaching Just Yet

Because on the one hand, Mike has to coach the team as he sees fit. That's why I'm here talking to you now. "I'm taking part in practices, helping with the messaging, taking part in coaching meeti...

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Wenger Coach in the dark as Arsenal verdict looms

Wenger's future, which has been up in the air for months, will be settled at a board meeting on Tuesday, but the 67-year-old said he could not say for certain whether or not the club's decision-maker...

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Sissoko hoping for Tottenham exit

Very hard to see PSG wanting him and then you look at those other Ligue 1 clubs, even if Spurs aren't expecting to claw most of the £30m back, hard to see any French club able to come near to Sissoko'...

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Ahead of marquee clash, famous Pak. fan bats for India

Ahead of marquee clash, famous Pak. fan bats for India

Strength in depth: "The players have played together for so long now we know each other so well". "We were a young unit". "We will overcome our weaknesses during our preparations in a camp in Bir...

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This team suffered, but they responded, says Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

Mertesacker was starting his first game of the season after spending the entire campaign on the sidelines with a knee injury. If he can galvanise that sort of performance out of his players more ofte...

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Straight sets wins for Nadal and Djokovic

Nadal , who was forced to withdraw before last year's third round with a wrist injury, brushed aside 45th-ranked Benoit Paire 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 inside two hours. The match on the Philippe Chatrier court...

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LeBron James becomes all-time playoff scoring leader

LeBron James becomes all-time playoff scoring leader

The shot put him past Jordan for the most points in playoffs history: 5,995 and counting after James concluded another masterpiece with 35 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists. "We feel like we should b...

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Djokovic and Nadal march into the next round

Rafa will now face Robin Haase in the second round. It was not an easy opponent in the first round. He looked primed to dish out more rough treatment in the second set with an opening-game break, bu...

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The 'No Fun League,' Relaxes End Zone Celebration Rules

The 'No Fun League,' Relaxes End Zone Celebration Rules

Offseason rosters are limited to 90 players, a number that must be shortened to 53 by the start of the regular season. Kennedy was an eight-time Pro Bowler and won the NFL Defensive Player of the ...

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Arsenal to announce Arsene Wenger's future on Wednesday

Arsenal to announce Arsene Wenger's future on Wednesday

Saving their best for last, Alexis Sanchez put Arsenal ahead with a controversial early opener that was allowed to stand despite an apparent handball. "The start was not good enough", the Italian ...

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James is ready for challenge from Warriors

Now that the Cavaliers have officially swept the Boston Celtics to claim championship of the East - officially because despite the Celtics valiant effort it was bound to happen, no offence - we ...

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Barca to make coach appointment on Monday

Barca to make coach appointment on Monday

The club have not announced what the conference, held by Bartomeu, will include but it takes place following a board meeting and should see the Catalan giants' new coach unveiled. There may not have b...

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Ranking LeBron James Top 5 Finals Moments

Ranking LeBron James Top 5 Finals Moments

And that is why it has been so odd for the Warriors , and everyone around the team , to see this group that so completely embodies Kerr and his beliefs on basketball and life not have their leader...

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Nathaniel Clyne out of England's World Cup qualifier with Scotland

Liverpool right-back Nathaniel Clyne has been forced to withdraw from the squad with a back injury but Southgate still has Tottenham pair Kyle Walker and Kieran Trippier to call upon. As far as I a...

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Cavs headed back to NBA Finals with 135-102 win

But it all evaporated. That 2012 NBA Finals featured a similar theme of Kevin Durant (OKC) vs. LeBron James (Miami). The win means James is going to his seventh straight finals and will ...

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Rays' Ramirez 1st pitcher since '84 to start day after save

Rays' Ramirez 1st pitcher since '84 to start day after save

Joey Gallo hit a team-leading 15 homers as the primary third baseman in Beltre's absence. Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre was finally in the lineup for Texas on Monday night, making his 20th...

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Barcelona hires former player Ernesto Valverde as its coach

Barcelona hires former player Ernesto Valverde as its coach

Much anticipation and expectations await Ernesto Valverde at the Cam Nou and his performances will be judged immediately the season starts, through his summer signings and style of play. It was elim...

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As Steve Kerr's struggle continues, the Warriors thrive in his image

The Warriors face the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the series on Wednesday but Steve Kerr said he has still not fully recovered from the migraines and pain that have plagued him since his back...

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Arsene Wenger lays out his case before decisive board meeting

A serious knee injury suffered a year ago led to a lengthy spell on the sidelines for Mertesacker and when the German returned to fitness he was unable to regain his place. "I'm just blessed for this ...

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John Terry 'couldn't care less about criticism' of Chelsea farewell

Meanwhile, the FA has asked bookmakers for any information they may have on bets placed relating to the incident. A number of punters made money at the bookies thanks to betting on Terry coming of...

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Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins beat Nashville Predators in game one

The star centers and no-name defense of the Pittsburgh Penguins . Craig Smith - Was back in the Predators lineup for the first time in more than three weeks and didn't generate a shot attempt i...

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LeBron James says has beaten stacked teams like Warriors before

How come that wasn't known as "super-duper" team since all four will eventually be enshrined in Springfield, Mass. The loose, friendly, welcoming nature around everything it does, and the emphasis on ...

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Tiger Woods: Medication, not alcohol, led to DUI arrest

The 41-year-old golfer has been recovering from recent back surgery and last blogged about his health on May 24. In a statement on Monday, Woods said: " I understand the severity of what I did and I...

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