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Perfect 10: Nadal tops Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

Since then, Nadal has beaten Wawrinka on the clay surface, in their last meeting in Monte Carlo previous year. It would give Nadal his 10th French Open championship, more than any man or woman has...

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De Silva replaces injured Perera in Sri Lanka squad

So the Indians in recent times have inspired plenty of confidence in pressure situations, better than the South Africans anyway, whose reputation as perennial chokers seems to have dogged them for a...

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Jean Segura gets $70M deal from Mariners covering 2018-22

Jean Segura gets $70M deal from Mariners covering 2018-22

The timing of the move signals the Mariners' belief in Segura's offensive turnaround the past two years. He led the National League with 203 hits and posted a career-high 5.7 WAR. Wednesday to discuss...

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Mr. Met Flipped Off Fans Even Though He Only Has Four Fingers

I enjoyed my job, and I took it seriously. Mets reliever Jerry Blevins said he'd seen a lot during his long career, but never any mascot mayhem like this. The Mets' struggles this season on the...

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Cavs Halt Warriors' Perfect Postseason, Party In Game 4

Irving led the charge, netting 28 in the first 24 minutes, the most in the first half of an NBA Finals game since Allen Iverson in 2001. Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots...

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Kickboxer Murthel Groenhart assaulted in ring by fans following KO

Kickboxer Murthel Groenhart assaulted in ring by fans following KO

As the referee waived off the fight, Groenhart began making his way to his corner to celebrate but was stopped by two angry fans entering the ring with flying fists. However, after the fight, Groenh...

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Warriors' Green Says Cavs Fans, Cleveland Not the 'Sharpest'

The moment changed that series. The NBA is reviewing several incidents from last night's game, according to reports. That incident established Green's status as a villain in Cleveland . "There'...

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South Africa fancy chances against Sri Lanka

South Africa fancy chances against Sri Lanka

Nonetheless, it was a significant innings as he become the fastest man in ODI history to reach 25 hundreds. Malinga failed to make a major impact during his first one-day worldwide since November 2015...

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Football Fans React After £79million Star Agrees to Join Manchester United

Football Fans React After £79million Star Agrees to Join Manchester United

Morata started just 16 games in all competitions so with the World Cup finals coming up next summer, he can't afford another campaign on the bench and his agent confirmed the striker wants to be pla...

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Kane silences Scotland's celebration with late leveller

The England boss took the squad away with the Royal Marines in an unorthodox start to the global break and, having boldly - if understandably - overlooked Wayne Rooney , handed Harry Kane the cap...

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I hoped for more perseverance - Outgoing Gnabry criticised by Werder chairman

I hoped for more perseverance - Outgoing Gnabry criticised by Werder chairman

But after a disastrous spell at The Hawthorns in which he made just one Premier League appearance, Gnabry reignited his career back in his native Germany . I have exciting times ahead of me, which I ...

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Hamilton takes pole in Canada with record lap - Qualifying Report

Hamilton takes pole in Canada with record lap - Qualifying Report

Sunday's Montreal race now throws up the prospect of another titanic duel between two multi world champions, and though Vettel will be confident of challenging from the front row, Hamilton was del...

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Penguins thrash Predators, take control of Stanley Cup Final

Like Rinne, Murray didn't play as well on the road as at home . The rest of his teammates might not have even been in the same city. It was that, unlike the previous two games, it wasn't just a one-m...

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BCCI's Cricket Advisory Committee meets over selection of new head coach

BCCI's Cricket Advisory Committee meets over selection of new head coach

The three-member cricket advisory committee (CAC) tasked with finding a new coach for India will first attempt to keep hold of the incumbent, Anil Kumble . "This is what is extended to CAC", said a...

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Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title

Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title

Ostapenko fired 54 winners and 54 unforced errors compared to Halep's eight and 10 respectively. "Now I really like it". I've just enjoyed it so much. And the fact that at the moment you can have a ...

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Ryan Burnett wins IBF bantamweight title with points victory over Lee Haskins

Ryan Burnett wins IBF bantamweight title with points victory over Lee Haskins

Adam makes the decisions of what the right move is for me. British Boxing Board of Control general secretary Robert Smith was ringside in Belfast as a brilliant Burnett display saw him take Haskins...

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Julio Jones won't take bait on Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James debate

After the game, he stoked the kindling. On Thursday, Green , whose suspension from last year's Game 5 for hitting James in the groin helped swing the series to Cleveland , said he was looking forw...

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Manchester United to Pay £64m for Alvaro Morata

Manchester United to Pay £64m for Alvaro Morata

It is learnt that Lindelof will travel straight to Manchester after the match to complete his medical. Moreover, the €90million rated Real Madrid striker has agreed terms with the Red Devils (via ...

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Mendoza: Don't look now but only Durant can stop James

Barring a miracle rally, only two players in National Basketball Association history will have suffered more finals defeats than James. It's not the first time LeBron has asked reporters to reexam...

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America's Cup qualifiers postponed due to light wind

America's Cup qualifiers postponed due to light wind

It's absolutely killing us". Team NZ have powered to victory over a floundering British BAR syndicate at the America's Cup, leaving them on course to top qualifying for the challenger series. What N...

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Emirates Team New Zealand 2-1 up on Day 1

And although Britain's Ben Ainslie, the most successful Olympic sailor ever, counts for almost 1 in five of the medals with his four and one silver, the other America's Cup Olympians have amassed anot...

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Antoine Griezmann: Atletico Madrid exit would be 'dirty move'

Antoine Griezmann: Atletico Madrid exit would be 'dirty move'

According to Sky Sports , Antoine Griezmann will most likely not end up at Manchester United in this transfer window. United's interest in the French forward appeared to be dead in the water af...

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Manchester United close to sealing Morata transfer

Manchester United close to sealing Morata transfer

Smalling said: "You always want to push yourself because you don't want to let the fans down..." adding "I don't think any player is ever 100 percent". The pair faced each other in Wednesday's friendl...

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Pekka Rinne: Laviolette declines to name starter for GM 3

Pekka Rinne: Laviolette declines to name starter for GM 3

The fish that splatted on the Nashville blue line earned the thrower three misdemeanor charges and also came as close to Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne as anything the Penguins managed dur...

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UK leader May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

The Conservatives finished the election with 318 seats, eight short of the 326 needed for a majority, and the party is now dependent on the 10 DUP MPs to ensure legislation can be passed through a hos...

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Injured Wahab Riaz out of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 squad

Injured Wahab Riaz out of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 squad

Elated Indian skipper Virat Kohli lauded his senior teammate Yuvraj Singh and young all-rounder Hardik Pandya for their incredible contribution in the high voltage game against Pakistan in Ch...

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Sidney Crosby has Penguins closing in on repeat Stanley Cup

Kathy Byron, the manager of Buzzy Byron's Home Team Sports in Monessen, said the hockey fans started appearing at the shop when the Penguins started winning more and more in the playoffs. The health...

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Eddie Jones hails

Eddie Jones hails "tremendous" test victory over Argentina

England coach Eddie Jones on a superb team effort: "I thought it was an incredible game of rugby". We managed to get lucky at the end with a good try off Denny but I can't fault the effort there. O...

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Champions Trophy: New Zealand win toss, ask England to bat

Champions Trophy: New Zealand win toss, ask England to bat

In a cold and blustery Cardiff , England posted a decent total of 310 against New Zealand , with Joe Root, Jos Buttler and Alex Hales all making half-centuries. "We certainly learned a lot about t...

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Cavs Stay Alive In Style, Beat Warriors 137-116

The All-Star point guard, who made several Golden State defenders look silly with his darting moves, excels when things seem darkest. The Warriors will look to close the series out in five back ...

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