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French Open 2017: Andy Murray beats Kei Nishikori in quarter-finals

French Open 2017: Andy Murray beats Kei Nishikori in quarter-finals

I think I'm playing well. "I'm the odd one out in the semis, but hopefully I can keep it up". Murray's match against Nishikori was not the best advertisement for his improved form. "Obviously for a ...

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Murray must up game to defeat Wawrinka in Paris

Murray was happy to profit. It was quite windy today and that made it hard. The Scot admitted the drills were "pretty boring" but they have had the desired effect, with Murray now resembling the pla...

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Nigerian-born players fire England to U-20 World Cup final

Nigerian-born players fire England to U-20 World Cup final

There was plenty of London talent on display as England mounted a superb comeback win to beat Italy 3-1 and reach the U20 World Cup Final on Thursday, but Dominic Solanke's starring role had Chel...

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Giants sign veteran DT Corbin Bryant

Giants sign veteran DT Corbin Bryant

Bryant joins the team after the offseason departure of Johnathan Hankins as a free agent. Center Kahled Holmes was released to create room on the roster. The defensive tackle is entering his sixth...

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Pepe says goodbye to Real Madrid fans

Pepe says goodbye to Real Madrid fans

The 34-year-old's contract with the Spanish capital club runs down at the end of June and he wanted a two-year deal to continue at Santiago Bernabeu. The European champions made De Gea one of their ...

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Perfect shot: Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 Finals lead

Kyrie Irving got going in the second quarter and has 17 points, but he made a critical mistake on defense late in the quarter that gave the Warriors an edge. But the heavy minutes Cleveland's superst...

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Murray confident of beating Del Potro in 3rd-round blockbuster

The world number one needed three hours and 35 minutes to defeat the world number 50 from Slovakia, eventually coming through 6-7 (3/7) 6-2 6-2 7-6 (7/3). It was a similar story in the third set with ...

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Sports Defending Champion, Novak Djokovic, Crashes Out of French Open

Sports Defending Champion, Novak Djokovic, Crashes Out of French Open

He wasted two set points in the opener. Ukrainian Svitolina saved four set points at 5-6 in the second and then had a match point in the tiebreak which Halep saved with a courageous backhand victo...

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Hazard to miss start of new Premier League season

Hazard to miss start of new Premier League season

Real Madrid have signalled their interest in the Belgian , who returned to his best form in Chelsea's Premier League victory of 2016-17. He is expected to be out for up to eight weeks and "wil...

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Nadal into 10th French Open semi-final

Play was suspended on Tuesday just before 1530 local time (1330 GMT) during the first two women's quarter-finals at Roland Garros . The Serb is playing French seed Dominic Thiem in his quarterfin...

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Charlie Mulgrew: I never thought I'd play against England

Charlie Mulgrew: I never thought I'd play against England

Nonetheless, they're a tough side to beat on their own patch as they've lost only two of their last 14 at home, though one of those was a 3-1 defeat against England themselves in a friendly. "No fur...

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NBA Finals 2017: Steph Curry says, 'Why not take care of business?'

Back to Golden State and their date with history. Things looked good for the Cavs when they put up a 33-point third quarter and carried their momentum into the fourth. Klay Thompson (30) and Step...

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Lionel Messi reiterates desire to finish his career at Barcelona

Spanish radio station Cadena Ser reported in the early hours of Wednesday morning that the Argentinean superstar has agreed to a three-year deal which will see him stay with the Catalan football gia...

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Pepe will '100%' join PSG, says Fabio Capello

Pepe will '100%' join PSG, says Fabio Capello

After five years, Europa League winners Manchester United have topped Forbes Most Valuable football teams list dethroning Champions League winners Real Madrid . I could have, but I wanted to wait b...

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Novak Djokovic vs. Dominic Thiem: player profiles

Novak Djokovic vs. Dominic Thiem: player profiles

The women's quarter-finals were interrupted twice by showers in the afternoon, and the two men's singles matches on the schedule were moved to Wednesday. Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic might be col...

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LeBron James Says | 'I gave everything I had to this game'

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love reacts during the second half of the Golden State Warriors' 118-113 win in Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland , Wednesday, June 7, 2017 . ...

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Tyronn Lue shouldn't be afraid of rational changes

Tyronn Lue shouldn't be afraid of rational changes

After playing 22 minutes on Sunday night, Shumpert reportedly needed intravenous fluids for cramps. He and Smith engaged in a spirited game of 1-on-1 during the portion of the practice that was open...

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Injured Glenn Maxwell to miss warm-up match against Pakistan

Fast bowler Junaid Khan claimed Tuesday that Pakistan's match with arch-rival India is like just any other game for him. India will play their next two matches at The Oval in London , aga...

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Ryan Lochte, Kayla Rae Reid welcome baby boy

Ryan Lochte, Kayla Rae Reid welcome baby boy

That's after the gas station debacle in Rio de Janeiro in which Lochte and three other American swimmers got into trouble with Brazilian authorities after allegedly causing damage to a gas station bat...

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French Open 2017: Men's results - Fourth round

French Open 2017: Men's results - Fourth round

Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal surged into the French Open quarter-finals for a record-equalling 11th time on Sunday, while Caroline Wozniacki reached the last eight after ousting 2009 champion...

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WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open 11th day

Meanwhile, there was drama in the women's quarterfinals, as third-seed Simona Halep rallied from a 5-1 second-set deficit and saved a match point to overcome fifth-seed Elina Svitolina 3-6 7-6 (8-6) 6...

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Sarries handed tough Champions Cup draw

Beaten Top 14 finalists and three-time Champions Cup winners RC Toulon have been drawn in Pool 5 with PRO12 champions the Scarlets, Bath Rugby and Benetton Treviso while former Scotland head coach V...

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Ranking the all-time best Oklahoma Sooners teams

Ranking the all-time best Oklahoma Sooners teams

Among the accomplishments on his resume were a 2000 National Championship, 10 Big 12 Conference Championships and guided his Sooners to 10 BCS Bowl games. The statement said Stoops, 56, believed it wa...

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Manchester United Win Europa League, Dedicate Victory to Bombing Victims

Manchester United Win Europa League, Dedicate Victory to Bombing Victims

The Europa League victory will not mask over the weaknesses that undid United in their pursuit of challenging for the Premier League title and, indeed earning a Champions League spot through t...

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Warriors eyeing record after Game 3 win in Finals

The Cavaliers are staring at a dire sporting situation: No team in any round of the playoffs has come back from a 3-0 deficit. In one of the most dramatic endings in the NBA Finals , the Golde...

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Durant, Warriors rally to beat Cavs 118-113

But the Warriors had other plans, especially Durant as he led his team on an incredible 11-0 run over the final three minutes, including a crushing three-pointer with 45 seconds to play that put his...

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Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs 118-113 in Game 3

Down 0-2 against the Golden State Warriors , the Cavs faced long odds in Game 3 of the NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. Steph Curry was incredible much of the night, going for 26 points, a team...

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Golden State Warriors take 3-0 Finals lead against Cleveland Cavaliers

Durant, the star through the first two games saved his best for last , finishing with 31 points, eight rebounds and four assists, no basket bigger than that three-pointer to take the lead with 35 sec...

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Cavaliers aim to turn around Finals like previous year

They seemed to have everything but the championship trophy. "Game 3's (in the Finals) have been rough for us". Like a great song heard over and over on the radio, etched into the far reaches of your...

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Dominic Thiem dumps second seed Novak Djokovic out of French Open

Dominic Thiem dumps second seed Novak Djokovic out of French Open

Thiem came out with a commanding display of tennis and completely dominated the game. "I like the conditions", he said . "It was just not there for me today. In 2017, he has won only one t...

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