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Denver Post writer fired after expressing discomfort at Japanese Indy 500 victor

Denver Post writer fired after expressing discomfort at Japanese Indy 500 victor

New ground was broken when former Formula One driver Takuma Sato took home the checkered flag, thus becoming the first Japanese victor in history. Frei's tweet came shortly after former Formula On...

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Players Championship: Ian Poulter seizes second chance as Kim joins exclusive club

The final top 10 will earn LPGA Tour cards. Ian Poulter didn't win The Players Championship Sunday. Louis Oosthuizen , of South Africa, looks down after his second shot of the fourth hole wen...

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'Threematch' at hand for Cavaliers, Warriors

LeBron James scored 35 points to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader - surpassing Michael Jordan . Cleveland won the three road games in the series by a combined 90 points, the...

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Cavaliers defeat Celtics in Eastern Conference finals, head to 2017 NBA Finals

While James is going for his fourth ring, Warriors forward Kevin Durant will be trying to win his first. Love scored Cleveland's first eight points and finished the opening frame with 10 point...

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Isaiah Thomas addresses hip injury, thoughts on possible extension with Celtics

Isaiah Thomas addresses hip injury, thoughts on possible extension with Celtics

James needed more games to rack up his 5,995 career playoff points, 212 to Jordan's 179. In the first championship meeting in 1952, Layne and Walker ran for TDs to give the Lions a 17-7 win and the...

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Frank Lampard sends advice to Chelsea stars after Arsenal loss

Conte said he will take a few days off before beginning Chelsea's planning for the new season, ahead of what is set to be a busy summer in which the Blues are expected to make up to six new signings...

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Rafael Nadal batters Benoit Paire to begin French Open title bid

We all have our flaws. The Serb, seeking to become the first man in the Open era to win all four majors on at least two occasions, will take on Portugal's Joao Sousa next. The Spaniard won nine ...

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Barcelona to unveil new manager

Barcelona to unveil new manager

The lead lasted last than three minutes before Theo Hernandez equalised with a free kick from outside the box into the far corner which Barca goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen maybe could have done more...

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LeBron James, Isaiah Thomas share long hug after series

This NBA Finals rubber match between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers has been building up for a while. While the Warriors have posted a ideal 12-0 record in the playoffs this...

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Dimitrov gets 1st win in 4 years at French Open

It is a second consecutive first-round loss at Roland Garros for Kerber, who won the Australian Open and US Open titles past year and reached the Wimbledon final. Kerber failed to withstand the stro...

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Huddersfield Town promoted to the Premier League

However, to do so they will need to add new faces once more to an already expensively assembled squad, with Premier League quality likely to be the order of the day. In the end none of that mattered...

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Top seed Kerber crashes out of French Open

Timea Bacsinszky, the Swiss 30th seed who made the semi-finals two years ago, was also an early victor, seeing off Spain's Sara Sorribes Tormo 6-1, 6-2. In 2016, she won the Australian Open and US ...

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Miami Marlins vs. Los Angeles Angels

The Los Angeles Angels' 10-game trip down the East Coast ended in disturbing fashion on Sunday . Trout injured his thumb on the play. X-Rays would, however, come back negative. He played in 40 gam...

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Andretti cursed as driver but golden as owner

Andretti cursed as driver but golden as owner

He walked to a waiting ambulance while the race was placed under red flag and crews began to clean up debris scattered over hundreds of feet in the accident caused when Dixon's auto collided with th...

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Caballero hoping to extend Manchester City stay

Manager Guardiola revealed the news in his post-match press conference after City's 5-0 thrashing of Watford on Sunday, while Aguero also told reporters he would stay at the Sky Blues as he ...

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MI vs RPS Match Prediction & Playing 11: IPL 2017 Qualifier 1

Rising Pune Supergiant: Steve Smith (captain), Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wicketkeeper), Rahul Tripathi, Ajinkya Rahane , Manoj Tiwary, Dan Christian, Adam Zampa, Shardul Thakur, Ankush Bains, Locki...

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Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia departs with sprained left wrist

Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia departs with sprained left wrist

He attempted to beat out an infield single, and Abreu took the unusual step of sliding feet first into first base to record the out, which he did. The team announced that Pedroia had suffered a spra...

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NBA Finals Preview: What if… the Warriors sweep the Cavaliers?

We will use it as motivation, but the idea of playing into it? "But I thought we did a good job of making some adjustments in the end of the second quarter and the third quarter and the second half [i...

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Beautiful Moment As Superfan Jay Beatty Leads Celtic's Treble Celebrations

Beautiful Moment As Superfan Jay Beatty Leads Celtic's Treble Celebrations

And the players have dealt brilliantly with pressure. 'I am sure it will get tied up, ' said Rodgers of the Armstrong negotiations. Both sides were wracked with nerves in the second half as Abe...

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Crosby, Penguins chasing back-to-back Cups

Crosby, Penguins chasing back-to-back Cups

Crosby set up Kunitz's series victor against the Senators and had six points over the final five games of the series . Handicapper Alex Smith (AxSmithSports.com) expects Nashville to do it. He...

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Chelsea's Antonio Conte: Moses is 'an honest player'

And he says he wants to be around for some time yet to win more honours with the club: "Contract talks haven't opened but I am happy at Chelsea ". "Sometimes I think it could be tiredness and I don't...

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Cavs, Warriors clash in 1st 'threematch' in NBA history

They just manhandled the San Antonio Spurs who's coach is one of the greatest coaches in National Basketball Association history. John McGraw's Giants won the rematch the following year 4-0 with o...

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Manchester City agree £43m deal for Monaco midfielder, Bernardo Silva

Manchester City agree £43m deal for Monaco midfielder, Bernardo Silva

Manchester City's busy summer transfer window looks set to continue as manager Pep Guardiola reportedly lines up a triple raid on his former club Barcelona. The transfer fee is undisclosed, but re...

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Cleveland Cavaliers get ready for rubber match with Golden State Warriors: Crowquill

It's nearly insane to think of the Cavs as a big underdog. "We're trying to repeat, which is so hard to do". Said Stevens, "I think we've got a good amount of people that will be back and obviously ...

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Takuma Sato wins wrecked-filled Indianapolis 500

Takuma Sato wins wrecked-filled Indianapolis 500

Remarkably, Alonso's woes were among the least dramatic of a crash-filled Indianapolis 500 . Alonso's performance was applauded by the Indy veterans, given the fact that he is still a rookie on t...

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Muguruza through to 2nd round at French Open

Muguruza through to 2nd round at French Open

However, he couldn't convert, and after Nadal held his nerve, he went on to break Paire to love in the next game to give him the impetus he needed to wrap up the second set. Karolina Pliskova didn...

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Oliseh, Ikpeba Celebrate Arsenal's FA Cup Win, Urge Wenger Stay

The Arsenal board will meet next Tuesday and a decision as to whether the Frenchman will remain at the club will be decided. Aaron Ramsey scored the victor for the Gunners after Diego Costa's ha...

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LeBron James, Isaiah Thomas Embrace After Cavs Eliminate Celtics

But the Cavs found their footing late in the half and were able to stay within striking distance - trailing by only 10 at intermission. The Cavs , especially Irving, did that in Game 4. The Celt...

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Nashville used to opening the show on the road

Nashville used to opening the show on the road

While Nashville is the first 16th seed to make the final, it could be the team to beat in this series . I've had some trouble picking this year's bracket. So that is seven unique teams that h...

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Senators are ready for big push by Penguins

Senators are ready for big push by Penguins

Ryan came out of a tangle along the right-wing boards for a short breakaway and roofed a shot past goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury. The Senators cant afford to take anything for granted because they ...

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England rest key trio ahead of Champions Trophy

Kagiso Rabada sparked a dramatic England collapse as South Africa won by seven wickets to record a consolation win in the third one-day global at Lord's on Monday. That's the feeling that I got a...

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Arsenal Beat Chelsea, Win Record 13th FA Cup

Arsenal Beat Chelsea, Win Record 13th FA Cup

We're adults, we have to accept [decisions]. Every time we get a day off, you have got a coaching session planned and then you think "OK, I am going to spend it with the family". "We must be very cold...

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The opening NBA Finals odds don't make sense

So I didn't ever believe I could be Mike". "King" James surpassed National Basketball Association icon Michael Jordan as the league's all-time leading playoff scorer. Avery Bradley led the Cel...

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Stokes in fitness race for second ODI

Root went on to make 37 before he became Phehlukwayo's second victim. But when you've got four or five guys out straight away, it's not easy for someone who probably can't hit sixes like Ben Stokes ,...

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Jose Mourinho reveals Zlatan Ibrahimovic's role in Europa League win

With David De Gea the established first choice for Jose Mourinho , Argentina global Romero has made just six Premier League appearances in two seasons, although he was central to United's Europa Leag...

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