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Juan Martin Del Potro wins, then consoles sobbing Nicolas Almagro

Juan Martin Del Potro wins, then consoles sobbing Nicolas Almagro

Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova is into the third round of the women's singles for the first time after a 6-2 4-6 6-3 win over Ekaterina Alexandrova. 'Andy is one of the favourites to win the to...

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Golden: Durant's dominance has made NBA Finals a mismatch

You don't get very many easy baskets against them. "But you know it's definitely possible". The Warriors and Cavaliers will meet for Game 3 on Wednesday in Cleveland . The Warriors, on an Na...

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Manchester United miss out as Antoine Griezmann commits to Atletico Madrid

Manchester United miss out as Antoine Griezmann commits to Atletico Madrid

But Griezmann has now chose to remain loyal to Atletico, who are unable to sign any players until January, given that they would be unable to sign a replacement this summer. In an interview with Sunda...

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Crosby denies chirp, says Subban just 'likes the attention'

Crosby denies chirp, says Subban just 'likes the attention'

If you've been dialed in on the NBA Finals instead of the Stanley Cup over the past few days, you've missed the truly great feud brewing between P.K. Subban and Sidney Crosby . Game 4 between the Pr...

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What Else Can the Cavs Do? The Warriors Might Be Too Good

Even with Cleveland improving on some areas of weakness from Game One, Golden State was too much for the Cavaliers to handle. "We're anxious about the series", Durant said. We get a chance to ...

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Heavy rain wipes out French Open quarterfinals

The second-seeded Pliskova hit 34 winners as she raced to a 7-5, 6-1 victory in 70 minutes. Murray was barely tested in the fourth round, beating 21-year-old Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. He qu...

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After postponement, Nadal, Djokovic try to set semi in Paris

His quarter-final opponent is another Spaniard, Pablo Carreno Busta and it is a match Nadal should have little trouble navigating. Fifth seed Svitolina downed Magda Linette of Poland 6-4, 7-5. The...

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Rain pushes Nadal, Djokovic quarter-finals back to Wednesday

He finished Ramos-Vinolas off with a crosscourt forehand victor on his first match point. Pliskova will next play either No. 3 Simona Halep of Romania or No. "To beat him for the first time in the qua...

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Tough to beat Andy Murray in Slams, says John McEnroe

Tough to beat Andy Murray in Slams, says John McEnroe

Murray finished five aces and a total of 29 winners. "Obviously there was awful tragedy in London and Manchester. Paris has had its problems too in recent years", Murray said. I served well and op...

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Durant, Curry spark Warriors win against Cavaliers

LeBron James led the Cavaliers with 29 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists to match a record with his eighth career NBA Finals triple double. Adding Kevin Durant to the best regular season tea...

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Playing Smart To Avoid Warriors Spurts — Cavaliers Focus

The Cavs trail the Warriors, 2-0, in the NBA Finals this year and have come home to Cleveland . "If I do that, it'll all even out". It's so hard to do. They're up 2-0 now after winning Game 1 by ...

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Ferguson: United UEL Win Gave The City A Lift

Ferguson: United UEL Win Gave The City A Lift

Does this cup make the city of Manchester a little bit happier? Pogba put a volley fractionally wide in the first minute and in the 18th minute he found the target, albeit with a helping hand. "I th...

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Defending champion Djokovic stunned by Thiem in French Open quarters

Defending champion Djokovic stunned by Thiem in French Open quarters

It also piled the pressure back onto the 12-time Grand Slam victor to prove that he is still a contender at the majors following a second-round exit at the Australian Open in January. Even Djokovic fo...

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Bacsinszky, Ostapenko advance to French Open semis

Bacsinszky, Ostapenko advance to French Open semis

French favorite Kristina Mladenovic skidded out of a storm-struck French Open, losing 6-4, 6-4 to Bacsinszky in another rain-interrupted quarterfinal. We hugged each other, because she's a really nice...

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What makes Warriors so potent? Kevin Durant now 'a monster defensively'

Last year, after they fell behind 3-1 in Cleveland , team-mates huddled around his tablet computer on the flight back to the Bay Area. "So I think that's a luxury that we have with KD here, and when ...

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Warriors and Cavs fans ready for Game 3 of NBA Finals

Durant has a long way to go before equaling James' resume that includes three titles, four NBA MVPs and three Finals MVPs, but he dominated the Cleveland Cavaliers during Golden State's first two ...

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Late victor as Blues beat Lions in Auckland

Late victor as Blues beat Lions in Auckland

Sonny Bill Williams pounced on Steven Luatua's offload to cut loose and do justice to Ihaia West's excellent line by producing a smart scoring pass. He had made a late return to Super Rugby after su...

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India thrash Pakistan at Edgbaston in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017

India thrash Pakistan at Edgbaston in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017

But we didn't set tone up front. "So I think from that, from the team's point of view, it's a massive win for us". I tried not to think of it as a big match as well, just take it as a normal game,...

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Here's Why Warriors Aren't Focusing On Going 16-0 In NBA Playoffs

Things turned out OK for the Cavs in 2016. Warriors: Brown returns to Cleveland with Golden State CLEVELAND - Mike Brown happily slid into his normal seat to coach Steve Kerr's left for Game 2 ...

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Roland Garros-2017: Murray, Wawrinka reached the quarterfinals

Roland Garros-2017: Murray, Wawrinka reached the quarterfinals

Britain's Andy Murray returns the ball to Russia's Karen Khachanov during their tennis match at the Roland Garros 2017 French Open on Monday in Paris . "Come a long way the last 10 days or so",...

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Arsenal legend tells Arsene Wenger he needs to win the Premier League

Arsenal legend tells Arsene Wenger he needs to win the Premier League

Attracting other top names to the Emirates Stadium will also be seen as crucial if Arsenal's "unlimited" ambitions are to be met - but Wenger has exacting criteria. Gazidis said: "Arsène is somebo...

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Australia denied Champions Trophy against Bangladesh

So I thought the bowlers today as a collective unit were brilliant, really". Australia's sense of frustration was compounded by the fact that at 83 for 1, they were well ahead of the 20-over Duckw...

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Fans stay after downpour at Coca-Cola 600

Dillon put the famed Richard Childress Racing No. 3 back into Victory Lane as he captured the Coca-Cola 600 on a fuel-mileage gamble. Johnson inherited the race lead when crew chief Chad Knaus k...

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Cavaliers weigh moving Shumpert into starting lineup

Cavaliers weigh moving Shumpert into starting lineup

The Warriors are shooting 46.7 percent from the field and 39.5 percent on three-pointers and have a 2.71-1 assist-to-turnover ratio in the Finals. "I'm not doing it", Lue replied indignantly when ...

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Girls soccer team disqualified from tournament over gender

Girls soccer team disqualified from tournament over gender

Before her team could take the field, they were summarily disqualified . As the news spread, USWNT legend Abby Wambach shared Mili's story and spoke up for the 8-year-old with words of encouragem...

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Big games like these' - Andrew Fifita on NSW dominant win over Maroons

Big games like these' - Andrew Fifita on NSW dominant win over Maroons

The win at the MCG, however, had nothing on Wednesday night's flogging. "It was a goal to start and at the end of the day I thought I did my state proud and my jersey proud". An inside pass from Wad...

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Former Penn State president gets jail time in Paterno scandal

Penn State has reached private settlements with more than 30 Sandusky victims, and at least four have said they were assaulted after the 2001 incident, of which the Penn State administrators decided ...

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Coldplay's Chris Martin serenades Ariana Grande at One Love Manchester

She said: "Before we go any further, I want to thank you all from the bottom of my heart for being here today". Ariana Grande returned to the stage Sunday, two weeks after a suicide bombing killed...

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Chelsea star hints at a move

Chelsea star hints at a move

Speaking on Sunday, he said he would be happy to stay at Stamford Bridge - but admitted an approach from Real Madrid would be considered. "He is expected to return to training in approximately t...

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Durant's menacing defense leads the way for Warriors

Durant's menacing defense leads the way for Warriors

But I feel the last four or five years I've definitely continued to get better and better, and smarter. On Sunday, Curry and Durant teamed up to get the Warriors within two victories of another cham...

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