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Sharapova survives Lucic-Baroni test to set up Bouchard showdown

Sharapova survives Lucic-Baroni test to set up Bouchard showdown

The Russian's win set up a second round meeting with Eugenie Bouchard, who has been one of the fiercest critics of her rival's relatively swift return to the circuit. Muguruza, the world no. 6, will p...

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Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin announce fight set for Sept. 16

After each Chavez slumped on his stool, exhausted and confused, while Alvarez stood between rounds as if anxious to get back to work. "Right now for us this is the biggest fight in boxing", said ...

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Penguins' Crosby passes concussion test, might play Game 5

Ottawa cut the two-goal deficit in half 50 seconds after Holden's goal. On the brink of elimination and trailing a Pittsburgh team that went 37-1-1 in the regular season and 6-0 in the playoffs when...

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Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez dominates Julio Chavez Jr

But now he has the chance to claim the WBA, IBF, WBC and IBO world middlewight titles if he can break GGG's 37-fight unbeaten streak. Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) showed off his skills right from the ...

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Higgins battling back after Selby forged ahead in final

Higgins battling back after Selby forged ahead in final

Mark Selby thought he was dead and buried in the Betfred World Championship final before staging the spectacular comeback that brought him a third title. The world number one looked to have been out ...

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Golden State Warriors: consistent energy key to sweeping Jazz

Golden State Warriors: consistent energy key to sweeping Jazz

Should the Jazz can get things back to 2-1, then they are guaranteed to make it back to Oakland for Game 5 matchup. "I went to it early in the third because I felt we needed some juice", Mike Brow...

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Steve DeShazo: Capitals know 'we gotta get this', and they do

Evgeny Kuznetsov #92 of the Washington Capitals celebrates his goal at 7:20 of the third period against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) is congratulated by team...

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Guardiola: Mourinho won't gift Arsenal a win

Jose Mourinho has prioritised winning the Europa League over finishing in the Premier League's top four and wants to win the competition to make it to the Champions League. "He doesn't need to (make...

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Newcastle win Championship, Blackburn relegated on dramatic final day

Newcastle win Championship, Blackburn relegated on dramatic final day

Devastated for @rovers and for the fans. "The owners deserve it". No Premier League victor has fallen so far. They've seen eight different managers - starting with Sam Allardyce, who was ousted with...

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Mourinho to rest United stars

Mourinho to rest United stars

He called the Frenchman a "specialist in failure" in February 2014, while the two almost came to blows in a touchline clash later that year. A fixture that once enjoyed the cachet of a heavyweight t...

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Pogba, Jones, Smalling back for United's Celta clash

Pogba, Jones, Smalling back for United's Celta clash

He's played a vital role at Old Trafford this season but it's only set to get more important with Zlatan Ibrahimovic sidelined for the next 12 months and his future at Old Trafford uncertain as he's y...

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José Mourinho: 'We are not letting Arsenal beat us 6-0'

José Mourinho: 'We are not letting Arsenal beat us 6-0'

United remain without a number of first-team players, however, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Marcos Rojo and Timothy Fosu-Mensah joining Shaw on the sidelines. Wenger regularly clashed with Mourinho during...

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"Cristiano is a goalscorer. He's unique", said Zidane

He had scored five in the two legs of the quarterfinals against Bayern Munich, including a hat trick in the second leg at the Bernabeu. "Cristiano is a goalscorer". Ronaldo has scored 71 goals from...

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Maria Sharapova closes on French Open qualifying spot after reaching Stuttgart semis

Watch the highlights from Sharapova's winning return in the video above ... But after reaching the Stuttgart quarter-finals on Thursday, Sharapova attempted to put Bouchard in her place. "I don'...

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Messi Speaks: Barcelona to Overthrow Real Madrid, Win La Liga

Messi Speaks: Barcelona to Overthrow Real Madrid, Win La Liga

They wondered if Lionel Messi , goalless in two games against Juventus and his previous six Clasico matches, had lost his magic. He has scored two goals, but it is not only Messi - we didn't control ...

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TJ Rivera, Mets rally for 8-7 win over scuffling Marlins

Jay Bruce drove in three runs with a pair of doubles, and Michael Conforto forced home runs with a pair of bases-loaded walks as the Mets won for the sixth time in eight games. Rene Rivera , Asdruba...

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David Luiz hails Antonio Conte's impact at Chelsea

David Luiz hails Antonio Conte's impact at Chelsea

Chelsea's David Luiz would happily swap his place in the PFA Team of the Year for a guaranteed Premier League title winners' medal. The win against the Black Cats was their first in the league since...

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Sydney FC celebrate A-League Grand Final success

The deciding penalty was left to Johnny Warren Medal victor Milos Ninkovic who coolly slotted home from the spot, in front of ecstatic fans and teammates. That is the gut-wrenching thing for me, looki...

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Durant, Warriors push Jazz to brink of elimination

Durant, Warriors push Jazz to brink of elimination

And with that the Warriors are one more win away from advancing to the Western Conference Finals. Ramping up the pace is unlikely to result in an advantage for the Jazz, so if they're going to conti...

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Dartmouth ranks high among Star Wars searches in Canada says Google

Mark was right in connecting Star Wars to the former British Prime Minister. "It is a great success!" Activities include a droid-based scavenger hunt, creation of a Lego / " Star Wars " mural, build...

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Minnesota's Miguel Sano suspended one game but will appeal

Miguel Sano has been ejected from Saturday's Twins-Tigers game after a 5th-inning incident that saw both benches and bullpens spill out onto the field of play. After the Tigers' 5-4 victory, Ausmu...

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NBA Recaps: Spurs even series; Parker injured

NBA Recaps: Spurs even series; Parker injured

He was carried off by teammates Dewayne Dedmon and Murray, and did not look up as the crowd chanted his name. What the San Antonio Spurs showcased during their 25-point victory in Game 2 on ...

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Crosby skates with Penguins team mates days after concussion

Marc-Andre Fleury made 36 saves for the Penguins to help Pittsburgh to a 3 to 2 victory. "It's a tough moment for sure", Fleury said. "You can't replace him". We can't just be going out there taking...

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Klopp relishing positive pressure ahead of Saints clash

Klopp relishing positive pressure ahead of Saints clash

The Reds have been convincing on home soil, boasting four wins and a draw from their last six games at Anfield , and a Southampton side struggling of late may well come unstuck. "They are a wonder...

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Pedrosa wins MotoGP's Spanish GP from pole position

Pedrosa wins MotoGP's Spanish GP from pole position

It's a good track and hard track - also for the tyres. Cal Crutchlow was another happy to be back closer to home - and is also eager to get going in Europe as races and tests begin to fill the hor...

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Fury: No warm-up before fighting Joshua

He said the Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun was very proud of the born Ogun boxer who has made the state another first in boxing during his tenure as the Executive Governor of the State. 'I think it...

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Can the Celtics cover at home vs. the Bulls? NBA Predictions 4/26/17

Dwyane Wade had 26 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists for the Bulls, who sputtered down the stretch and were outscored 29-16 in the fourth quarter. After the Celtics and Bulls play Game 6 at the Un...

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Mets SS Asdrubal Cabrera exits game with thumb injury

The New York Mets and Miami Marlins played one of the wildest games of the season Friday night. Miami has lost nine of 11. Mets SS Asdrubal Cabrera left Saturday's game with an injured left thum...

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Pletcher, Velazquez finally team up for Derby win

Always Dreaming took over as favorite at 4-1 at that time and moved up to 9-2 by race time. Starting from the No. 5 post position, Always Dreaming had become a bettors' favorite based on his stel...

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Durant scores 38 points, Warriors beat Jazz to take 3-0 lead

The Golden State Warriors are shooting 38.6 percent from beyond the arc and 81.3 percent from the free throw line. This evening only three players (KD, Curry , Iguodala) met that benchmark. In the ...

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Paul Pogba still eyeing top-four finish for Man United

Paul Pogba still eyeing top-four finish for Man United

Shay Given is the only player to have made a Premier League appearance this season who was alive at the time, while "I don't want to talk about it" by Rod Stewart was No 1. I know a problem on the pit...

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Knicks received calls about Kristaps Porzingis after he skipped exit meetings

Knicks received calls about Kristaps Porzingis after he skipped exit meetings

After word got out that Porzingis was unhappy in NY, executives across the league called NY to gauge trade interest. The exit meeting controversy following the Knicks' 2016-17 season was the front o...

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Despite Parker's absence, Spurs top Rockets

Despite Parker's absence, Spurs top Rockets

The team said Friday's procedure was performed by Spurs physician Dr. David Schmidt and a timeline for Parker's return will be determined later. Their 121-96 Game 2 win nearly matched Houston's marg...

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Sharapova into Stuttgart semis on doping return

Ladbrokes, Coral, Betfred and bet365 made 5-time major victor and former world number one Sharapova 6/1 favorite, the same odds as Romania's Simona Halep who has yet to claim a Grand Slam title. It's ...

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Joshua calls out Tyson Fury after beating Klitschko

Joshua calls out Tyson Fury after beating Klitschko

In a wildly exciting fight, which swung one way and then the other, Joshua sealed victory during a thunderous 11th round. And when Joshua had finished nearly taking Klitschko's head off in the 11th ...

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