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Champs Real Madrid return home to heroes' welcome

Champs Real Madrid return home to heroes' welcome

Zidane's Real beat Juventus 4-1 for a second straight Champions League crown in Cardiff on Saturday night after last year's penalty shootout win over Atletico Madrid. One wonders whether Ronaldo...

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Warriors race to 2-0 series lead

What was so discouraging for the Cavs is that they played better in Game 2 but the result didn't really change. Bay Area News Group Warriors beat writer Anthony Slater told Murph & Mac Tuesday tha...

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Cincinnati's Gennett equals Major League Baseball record

Cincinnati's Gennett equals Major League Baseball record

Since being picked up by the Reds late in spring training, Gennett has played a utility role for Cincinnati . His four home runs matched the Major League Baseball record, and his10 RBIs tied Cinci...

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Why do the Golden State Warriors wear No. 42 on their jerseys?

It presents a unusual dilemma for Cleveland coach Ty Lue. After they arrived in Cleveland ahead of Game 3 , which begins at 6 p.m. today and airs on ABC, two-time MVP Stephen Curry reminisced o...

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James says Warriors different in 2017

The naysayers will complain how they won, because all-star and future Hall-of-Famer Kevin Durant signed with them instead of staying on his own team, but the fact is the Warriors built the main co...

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Cavs' Lue: No major changes; Smith to start

Inside rowdy Oracle Arena, the Cavaliers' supporting cast wilted in two blowouts. A main issue has been their shabby shooting from long range in the first two games. "We'll see how it goes". Golden...

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Moment of magic gives Lions another lesson on New Zealand tour

Moment of magic gives Lions another lesson on New Zealand tour

The Lions forced a late penalty and punted to the corner, but lost the lineout in shambolic fashion - gifting the game to their hosts. Gatland had this week hinted that ex-England coach Brian Sm...

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At least 11 U.S. citizens injured in Kabul blast

The attack left a scene of mayhem and destruction in the Afghan capital. A look at some of the lingering issues after Wednesday's attack: LOOKING FOR ANSWERS Investigators will seek to understand how ...

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Felt like a club batter in front of Yuvraj Singh: Virat Kohli

The atmosphere around the ground was electric though the day began on a sombre note with players of both teams observing a minute's silence for the people killed in the London Bridge terrorist attack....

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Dortmund appoint coach Bosz from Ajax as Tuchel's successor

Dortmund appoint coach Bosz from Ajax as Tuchel's successor

The 23-year-old was also a transfer target for English Premier League (EPL) club Tottenham Hotspur , reports Xinhua news agency. I'm looking forward to the legendary yellow wall. Contract will la...

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Jason Dufner Drains 30-Footer to Win Memorial Tournament in Style

Jason Dufner Drains 30-Footer to Win Memorial Tournament in Style

The 40-year-old Dufner led after 36 holes before collapsing spectacularly with a 77 on day three before bouncing back with a final-round 68 which took the 2013 US PGA Championship victor to 13 under. ...

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Jeremy Corbyn hammered on defence in Question Time special

The Labour leader followed the Prime Minister onto a BBC Question Time special, but the two did not face each other in a debate. And towards the end, it seemed she didn't know that £4m of the ...

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Rafael Nadal storms into French Open quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal storms into French Open quarter-finals

This was Djokovic's first match at the tournament without Andre Agassi, whose stay was only ever meant to be a short one. Serbia's Novak Djokovic slips in his quarterfinal match of the French Ope...

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Murray wins Olympic final repeat in third round of French Open

But she missed a backhand, then put her hands on her hips and rolled her eyes. Four women's singles matches never even got started before the showers came, including No. Murray has failed to match...

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French Open 2017 highlights: Muguruza sees off Schiavone

French Open 2017 highlights: Muguruza sees off Schiavone

Alexander Zverev downed Djokovic in Rome to become the first player born in the 1990s to land a Masters title. He lost in the third round at Wimbledon, his earliest defeat in a Grand Slam in seven ...

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Underwood puts off birthday present for Preds' Fisher

Underwood puts off birthday present for Preds' Fisher

It's now a best-of-three match-up for the Stanley Cup trophy starting with Game 5 Thursday night in Pittsburgh. The coach played two goalies the last time he took a team to the Stanley Cup Final, us...

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Ole Miss disputes NCAA lack of institutional control charge

Ole Miss disputes NCAA lack of institutional control charge

Ole Miss stood by its self-imposed sanctions, announced in February, that include but aren't limited to a postseason ban that necessitates the loss of almost $7.8 million in SEC revenue, a double-di...

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Manchester City confirm Bernardo Silva agreement

Manchester City confirm Bernardo Silva agreement

Bernardo Silva is very similar to David Silva . I think Bernardo Silva could be one of the greatest players in the world. Silva will take the No.20 shirt and he is the first major piece of inc...

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Kiwis fined for slow over-rate

Fortunately, Williamson was sufficiently recovered to put up his own fifty, as New Zealand edged toward a collective century with a little more than 28 overs left. Anderson (3-55) also accounted for...

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Nashville mayor issues excuse notes for Stanley Cup watchers

Defensively, the Pittsburgh Penguins are allowing 2.8 goals per game and are killing 79.8 percent of their power play chances. Pittsburgh isn't done, just like Nashville wasn't when it was 2-0. ...

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We wanted to give Karthik a longer run: Kohli

Chris Woakes, who opened the bowling attack, had to leave after his second over after straining his left side, and Sarkar was dropped on 11 by Moeen Ali. Skipper Virat Kohli will also be looking to ...

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Halep advances to French Open quarterfinals

Halep advances to French Open quarterfinals

Wawrinka has struggled for form since almost beating Roger Federer in the semi-finals of the Australian Open but is once again showing that he saves his best for the grand slams. But I would say a yea...

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Stubborn Cavaliers must slow down the tempo to survive Game 3

Stubborn Cavaliers must slow down the tempo to survive Game 3

Last year Lue employed a strategy of allowing the Warriors' Harrison Barnes to shoot from the perimeter, and Barnes struggled, exposing a flaw in the Golden State attack. "There is a lot of work f...

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Nadal through to French Open semis as Carreno Busta quits

Rafael Nadal after winning his quarter final match due to the retirement of Pablo Carreno Busta at the French Open, June 7, 2017. It was not immediately clear what was wrong with Carreno Busta. While ...

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Keidel: Are Warriors Just Too Much For Cavs?

Keidel: Are Warriors Just Too Much For Cavs?

A mere eight (!) total rebounds to his name after the first two games isn't almost enough. "Around 2012, that's when coaches stopped thinking they could go at me and get a basket or get me in foul tro...

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Nadal reaches French Open quarters

Nadal reaches French Open quarters

But it's different conditions, it's best of five, it's a grand slam , obviously. No. 6 Dominic Thiem . Nevertheless, he remains the man to beat in Paris and it will take a monumental effort from...

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Ratings for 2017 NBA Finals highest since Jordan's last title in 1998

Looking only at the score differentials from last year's NBA Finals compared to this year's might lead one to incorrectly assume that this year's Golden State Warriors are a lot like last year's War...

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Liverpool closing in on Mohamed Salah

Liverpool closing in on Mohamed Salah

Liverpool have been linked with a host of players, including Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk , Roma winger Mohamed Salah and RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita . If Salah's transfer i...

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Draymond Green: Warriors 'understand the task ahead'

Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors goes up for a shot against the San Antonio Spurs during Game One of the NBA Western Conference Finals at ORACLE Arena on May 14, 2017 in Oakland, Cal...

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#1 Seed Angelique Kerber Upset in First Round

Kerber became the first women's top seed to lose in the opening round at Roland Garross in the Open Era, exactly a year after suffering the same fate against Kiki Bertens . "Thank you for everythin...

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