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Canadian takes early clubhouse lead at Manulife Classic

Canadian takes early clubhouse lead at Manulife Classic

The 13-player Canadian contingent includes Hamilton's Alena Sharp and Charlottetown's Lorie Kane. American rookie Angle Yin, who's now running just behind Sung Hyun Park (not in the Manulife field) ...

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Browns release Tyvis Powell before he throws out first pitch for Indians

Browns release Tyvis Powell before he throws out first pitch for Indians

Cleveland used the second of three first round selections on former MI safety Jabrill Peppers . The Browns are deep at the position, after trading for Calvin Pryor and drafting Jabrill Peppers. ...

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Cavs not giving up - James

Cavs not giving up - James

Before Game 3 , Cavs head coach Tyronn Lue was asked about his insistence on continuing to play at a fast pace against Golden State, a recipe for disaster considering the Warriors' ability to sco...

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Murray to start in goal for Penguins in Game 5

Crosby is looking to join Mario Lemieux , Steve Yzerman and Wayne Gretzky as the only players to captain back-to-back Cup winners in the last 30 years - and first in the salary cap era. Rinne was re...

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Mets' Yoenis Cespedes returning Saturday after lengthy DL stint

Mets' Yoenis Cespedes returning Saturday after lengthy DL stint

Yoenis Cespedes began his rehab assignment for the Mets , playing left field with the Mets' Florida State League affiliate (Class-A Advanced). The Mets need a spark to turn their season around. Fo...

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Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

Green offered a curt response to the matter on Thursday. "My mom can hold her own, though", Green continued. Draymond on his mother being heckled: " Fans here are just rude ". You do see fans hold...

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Will the Golden State Warriors finish off the sweep?

Three games into the NBA Finals , it has come to this: The only way the Cleveland Cavaliers get a game in this series, let alone get back in it, is if they play ideal basketball. As astute as any p...

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Wawrinka stands in way of Nadal's 10th French Open

Though he may take some time to recover from the effort of beating Murray 6-7 (6), 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (3), 6-1, the two sets Wawrinka dropped to the Scot are the only two he has dropped here this fortnight...

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Durant leads Warriors' rally past Cavaliers

The Warriors are now a win away from going 16-0 in this National Basketball Association postseason, from winning an National Basketball Association championship by sweeping four series in a row, whi...

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French Open men's semifinalist not like the others: Murray

French Open men's semifinalist not like the others: Murray

Wawrinka smashed 87 winners, mostly off his forehand to start with before the backhand joined the party in the second set. Murray tried to pin Wawrinka high on his single-handed backhand but was str...

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Andorra wins again after 13 years; Ronaldo leads Portugal

Andorra wins again after 13 years; Ronaldo leads Portugal

Portugal has been one of the best teams in the 2018 UEFA World Cup qualifiers , now second in Group B with 12 points. Faeroe Island stayed with five points, one ahead of Andorra . Among the def...

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Irish War Cry top choice in depleted Belmont Stakes

Irish War Cry top choice in depleted Belmont Stakes

That leaves Irish War Cry the default favorite in a wide-open field. Horses owned by high-profile traders Vincent Viola and Seth Klarman have already claimed the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Sta...

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Murray hopeful he is back to his best despite semifinal loss

Nadal has not lost a Roland Garros final in nine attempts, while Wawrinka is yet to be beaten in a grand slam decider. Austria's Dominic Thiem serves to Spain's Rafael Nadal during their s...

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Scottish independence dealt a blow after nationalists suffer losses

Scottish independence dealt a blow after nationalists suffer losses

In a statement at her official residence in Edinburgh , Ms Sturgeon promised she would "listen to voters" and "consider very carefully the best way forward for Scotland ". "But overall results sho...

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Rafa Nadal in straight-sets win over Dominic Thiem

Murray absorbed everything Wawrinka threw at him for most of the four hour and 34 minute contest but after winning a tense fourth set, Wawrinka steamed ahead in the decider as the Briton's game finall...

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Griezmann 'no longer the priority' for Man Utd

Griezmann 'no longer the priority' for Man Utd

As the Red Devils look to fight for trophies next season on multiple fronts - including a return to the Champions League - United have been tracking the French global striker for a number of month...

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Inter appoint Spalletti as new head coach

Inter appoint Spalletti as new head coach

Spalletti won two Coppa Italias and was named Coach of the Year twice in his first four years at Stadio Olimpico before a switch to Zenit, where he claimed two Russian Premier League titles, returning...

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NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from previous year

LeBron James and his Cavs teammates have made clear throughout the series that these Warriors , with Kevin Durant , are not the same as the 73-win team the Cavs beat in last year's Finals. "Stay in...

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LeBron James May Consider Leaving Cavs For LA Team In 2018

In truth, the only thing that is going to keep the Warriors from celebrating their second championship in two years, their first on Cleveland's floor, is the Warriors themselves. James broke dow...

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Yuvraj innings wins praise from Kohli as India triumph

All-rounder Hardik Pandya (unbeaten at 20) added further woes to Pakistan as he rounded off India's innings by blasting three sixes to help them reach 319-3. "Hardik played an outstanding knock ...

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LeBron James not faulting Warriors for building super team

LeBron James not faulting Warriors for building super team

Before the series, Warrior coaches stressed the importance of protecting the glass against the bigger Cavaliers . "Once the nerves calmed down, we played better tennis", said the Indian. Halep be...

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Not again! Venus Williams sent packing by Timea Bacsinszky in French Open

Not again! Venus Williams sent packing by Timea Bacsinszky in French Open

Mladenovic broke down in tears during her post-match speech to the crowd, telling her supporters: "The courage and the force you give me is just unimaginable". 1 Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark return...

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Warner credits Joe Root dust-up for 'life balance'

Warner credits Joe Root dust-up for 'life balance'

Warner, the Australia vice-captain, was fined and suspended after the incident during the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy, following England's defeat of Australia . "I think the way Eoin [Morgan] has bee...

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Astros score 5 in 9th to beat Royals 6-1

Astros score 5 in 9th to beat Royals 6-1

The Astros scored three runs in eighth to cut the Royals' lead to two when Jake Marisnick singled in a run and Escobar's fielding miscue with the bases loaded allowed two more runs to score. He st...

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Some Republicans Unhappy as NH House, Senate Ready to Negotiate Final Budget

House Republican leaders are asking senators to agree to remove more than $150 million they want to spend in Louisiana's budget next year, the House's initial offer in negotiations over a final vers...

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Nadal, Djokovic close in on French Open semi-final blockbuster

Nadal, Djokovic close in on French Open semi-final blockbuster

It was a hard beginning of match for the World No. 2, who said: 'Just didn't start off the blocks the way I wanted . "I'm feeling like I'm missing consistency", Djokovic said. And I was winning...

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Ostapenko celebrates birthday by setting up final date with Halep

Halep's defense, athleticism and ability to keep the ball in play will force Ostapenko to make a lot of tough shots. Ostapenko, ranked No. 47 and from Latvia, ended the match with her 50th victor, ...

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Artemis Racing reaches America's Cup challenger finals

Artemis had been down 3-1 before winning three races Thursday to reach match point. The victor will challenge holders Oracle Team USA for the oldest trophy in global sport in the Louis Vuitton Amer...

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Train Stabbing Survivor: Don't Forget Hate Speech Victims

Train Stabbing Survivor: Don't Forget Hate Speech Victims

All three were strangers to each other, and to those they were defending. "Shining bright star I love you forever", she added. As Christian marched in a parking lot throwing the Nazi salute and ...

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'Stan the Man' vs. 9-time champ Nadal in French Open final

'Stan the Man' vs. 9-time champ Nadal in French Open final

The early match is No. 3 Stan Wawrinka taking on No. 1 Andy Murray . "I have been playing a great event but Stan has been playing unbelievable", Nadal said. 1 6-7 (6-8) 6-3 5-7 7-6 (7-3) 6-1- i...

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