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ICC Champions Trophy: England won't give Australia easy ride, says Jos Buttler

England will finish group winners whatever the outcome of their final match against Australia at Edgbaston on Saturday - when a win over their Ashes rivals, for the second time in successive edit...

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Bill Belichick downplays Tom Brady concussion talk

Seemingly able to run through opposing defenses at will, Gronkowski is the first tight end with three straight seasons of 10 or more touchdowns (2010-12), and with three seasons of 1,000 or more yards...

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French Open 2017: Dominic Thiem upsets reigning champion Novak Djokovic

French Open 2017: Dominic Thiem upsets reigning champion Novak Djokovic

He cruised into the final where he beat Brit favourite Andy Murray . The second-seeded Czech, who had never got past the second round here before, mastered windy conditions to set up a meeting with...

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Ex-FBI director Comey testifies in Trump-Russia probe

Ex-FBI director Comey testifies in Trump-Russia probe

Comey's prepared testimony raises "separate and troubling questions that we must get to the bottom of", regardless of the outcome of the panel's Russian Federation probe, Senator Mark Warner of Virgi...

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Stoops' retirement comes as surprise for Blake Bell

I am extremely grateful to President Boren, Joe Castiglione, Chairman Bennett and the OU Board of Regents for believing in me and affording me this opportunity. (AP) - Like a well-executed blitz, Bob...

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North Korea fires multiple ground-to-ship cruise missiles

North Korea fires multiple ground-to-ship cruise missiles

The launches have created global alarm, and there are fears that North Korea is moving towards its ultimate goal of putting a nuclear warhead on a missile. "I hope any environmental concerns related t...

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Durant's shot sends ideal Warriors over Cavs in Finals

Durant's shot sends ideal Warriors over Cavs in Finals

That gave the Warriors a lead they held the rest of the way. Kevin Durant and Steph Curry were all smiles. Still, Durant isn't looking too far ahead. After Golden State went up, Irving missed a 3 ...

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Stage is set for epic semi-final showdowns

The third was a bit lucky for me, it helped that I was able to break him in his first service games in the last two sets. When Murray beat Wawrinka this time past year to reach his first French O...

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Shootaround (June 8) -- LeBron James feeling drained 'mentally and physically' by Finals

After not being almost enough of a factor during the Cleveland Cavaliers' losses in the first two games of the NBA Finals, the hero of last year's Game 7 triumph showed up at Quicken Loans Arena...

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Red Sox Place Starter Eduardo Rodriguez on Disabled List

I don't think we will see him at his best yet, and that should allow Baltimore to get another win. Before the game, he had a 2.77 ERA and had just pitched six scoreless innings against the Marlins. ...

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Cavaliers could start Iman Shumpert in Game 3

Cavaliers could start Iman Shumpert in Game 3

Defensively, the simplicity that exists with Shumpert guarding James' man, Irving and Smith guarding the Warriors' backcourt and giving Draymond Green space to shoot will allow the Cavs to make Ja...

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors

Thirty minutes later, Cleveland had suffered yet another blowout loss, allowing Golden State to score 132 and break a few more records in the process. It's hard to root against the underdog and ea...

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United Kingdom to vote in general election

United Kingdom to vote in general election

While May has been touring target seats around the country, delivering slogan-heavy speeches to small groups of hand-picked activists, Corbyn has drawn large crowds to open-air rallies. Voters will be...

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Djokovic insists not in freefall, ponders break

Djokovic insists not in freefall, ponders break

The other quarter-final between second seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia and sixth seed Dominic Thiem of Austria was also deferred to Wednesday. Fourth seed Nadal is aiming to win a record 10th titl...

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Warriors come back to defeat Cavs in Game 3

The Warriors had trailed the defending champions for much of the second half but used a late surge to secure a 15th straight win, the longest postseason streak for any team in the four major professio...

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Kellogg takes Australian tennis player to court over 'Special K' nickname

Kellogg takes Australian tennis player to court over 'Special K' nickname

Kokkinakis tweet suggested that along with his followers, he too is quite amused by the news. The matter came before Federal Court judge Brigitte Markovic in Adelaide on Thursday and she has given t...

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Golden State one win away from National Basketball Association glory after downing Cavs again

Golden State won 118-113. That's the only sanctuary left for the Cleveland Cavaliers , the defending champs whose playoff slogan - "Defend the Land" - was no match for the reality of these NBA Fi...

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The Finals Stat: Game 3 -- Cavs come up empty down the stretch

And, the first quarter in which the Warriors outscored the Cavs 40-34 and the teams combined for 130 possessions, was the fastest James' career - regular or postseason - spanning 5,100 quarters. The...

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Golden State's Kevin Durant breaks hearts in the final minute against Cleveland

Cleveland stuck perfectly to its blueprint for stealing a win and making this series interesting. LeBron James had 39 and Kyrie Irving put up 38 for Cleveland , which had a 113-107 lead after ...

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LeBron James: Warriors' 'firepower' probably most I've seen

They don't just do one pre-game video montage perfectly syncopated to classic rock anthems, presented in microscopic detail on the massive HD screen above the court. They led by two points with less t...

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Cavaliers will stick with JR Smith as starter

Cavaliers will stick with JR Smith as starter

Elite ball-handlers are always going to get the benefit of the doubt from referees who are more concerned with the defender and focussed on his hands rather than what the ball-handler is doing. They'r...

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'Underdogs' Sri Lanka upset India in Champions Trophy

'Underdogs' Sri Lanka upset India in Champions Trophy

On paper, the two sides are a total mismatch. While India ticked nearly all the boxes in their victory against Pakistan, the Sri Lankans, in their opening fixture, looked as if they have only entere...

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Ottawa's Gabriela Dabrowski captures mixed doubles crown at French Open

I think we were trying to do too much as a team, Bopanna said. I think that's what made the difference. "As an athlete, when you start playing tennis, you want to win a Grand Slam ", Bopanna said...

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Saints' Peterson wants to play at least five more years

Saints' Peterson wants to play at least five more years

Fairley is now waiting for a third opinion before moving on to a determination about his future. On Thursday, Saints coach Sean Payton said , via Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, t...

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Real Madrid rejects Man U's £52.4m bid for Morata

Real Madrid rejects Man U's £52.4m bid for Morata

However, some other sources say that he has already signed a contract with AC Milan to become the star of the Italian club. The Spain worldwide, fresh off an impressive season for the recently c...

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Facing Nadal? Toughest match to imagine, says Thiem

Austrian tennis player Dominic Thiem on Wednesday upset defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the French Open , advancing to the semi-finals where he will face Rafael Nadal . Osta...

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Iranian minister blasts Trump's 'repugnant' message after Tehran attack

That was condemned by Zarif, who tweeted: "Repugnant WH (White House) statement... as Iranians counter terror backed by U.S. clients". He added that the "Iranian people reject such USA claims of f...

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Golden State takes 3-0 lead

Kyrie Irving didn't need much time to answer the question. Durant finished with 31 points and had 14 in the fourth quarter to lead the comeback. He had arguably the biggest play of the game, when ...

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Men in Blue have no reason to fear Sri Lanka

They cruised to the total. The match will start and remain under cloud. But if we talk about Sri Lanka , they had a rather forgettable game against South Africa and will be looking to give thei...

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Man United rule the world off the pitch

Man United rule the world off the pitch

Pepe has confirmed he will be leaving Real Madrid this summer, but admits he is confused at the manner of his departure. However, injuries saw him make just 18 appearances for the club in all com...

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