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Andy Murray knocked out of French Open by Stan Wawrinka

If successful against Wawrinka on Sunday, Nadal will move past Pete Sampras into second place on the all-time grand slam winner's list behind Roger Federer , who has 18 majors. "I know that menta...

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Champions Trophy 2017: Jos Buttler 'desperate' for England to send Australia packing

Champions Trophy 2017: Jos Buttler 'desperate' for England to send Australia packing

Jake Ball, a disappointment in England's opening day win over Bangladesh , set the tone for England when he removed the unsafe Luke Ronchi in the first over of New Zealand's response. Wood's fell...

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LeBron, Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason run in Game 4

LeBron, Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason run in Game 4

A poor Game 1 by the Cavs was followed by a very solid Game 2 and a stellar Game 3 . Even those who hated Durant's decision can't question how it has worked out for him when watching how well h...

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Champions Trophy: Kiwis, Bangladesh face off in must-win encounter

Champions Trophy: Kiwis, Bangladesh face off in must-win encounter

After electing to bat, New Zealand got off to a good start as openers Martin Guptill (33) and Luke Ronchi (16) forged a 46-run partnership before Ronchi was caught by Mustafizur Rahman off pacer...

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Lakers Rumors: LeBron James could consider leaving Cleveland for Los Angeles

One thing we do know is that LeBron is not against so-called "superteams". So, how do MJ's six Finals opponents compare? Who brings the most impact to Detroit's roster? Let's rank the opposing tea...

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French Open results 2017: Top seed Angelique Kerber upset in 1st round

The 29-year-old Kerber has struggled this year, withdrawing from the Madrid Open with a thigh injury and going down in straight sets to qualifier Anna Kontaveit in Rome. “Thats the beauty of our sport...

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Cavaliers Upset That Steph Curry Celebrated A Big Bucket

Cavaliers Upset That Steph Curry Celebrated A Big Bucket

During a post-game interview with ESPN last night, Steph Curry was interrupted by a smiling Bubba Watson, who says hello and then slides out of the frame. "I have no idea... I like you, but you gott...

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Pakistan to Play Sri Lanka for place in semi finals

While the prolific Virat Kohli at 12/5 is the headline act and will understandably attract significant money in this market, the two men who have propelled India to large scores in their two games...

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Penguins crush Predators, win away fromd efending Stanley Cup title

And the rout was on. Rinne performed superbly in two wins at home in Nashville , stopping 50-of-52 shots. Given the relative importance of that game to your average playoff tilt, it was probab...

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3 share lead after 2 rounds at St Jude Classic

3 share lead after 2 rounds at St Jude Classic

Rickie Fowler struggled to get his game on track after posting a double bogey at his fourth hole and a triple at his sixth and ended the day on four-over-par (74), leaving him with a lot of work to d...

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Patriots get their diamond-studded Super Bowl rings

Patriots get their diamond-studded Super Bowl rings

The NFL covers the cost of 150 rings for Super Bowl franchises, which are doled out to players, coaches, staff members and team executives. The Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons , 34-28, in t...

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Has Kevin Durant surpassed LeBron James as NBA's best player?

The Cavaliers are down 3-0 to the Warriors and it looks pretty bleak. First of all, let's walk through the piece that ignited this discussion. James owns a house in Los Angeles that was recen...

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Sri Lanka stuns India with seven wickets

Sri Lanka stuns India with seven wickets

Put to into bat, the defending champions rode on the spectacular century of Shikhar Dhawan to post a huge total of 321-6 against the Lankan Tigers. He and Kusal played with a lot of freedom and that...

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What if the Detroit Pistons had LeBron James or Kevin Durant?

This year is almost the same despite the Cavs being winless, James averaging 32.4 points, 8.8 rebounds, 7.6 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.38 blocked shots, standing second only in blocks and rebounds. "Th...

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Cavs avoid elimination, beat Warriors 137-116

Game Five will be played Monday in Oakland. And James' hero sidekick, Kyrie Irving , dismantled the Warriors' defense, scoring 40 points, mostly on shots that were, to use a phrase coined by a Chan...

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Formula One: Hamilton happy to return to where it all began

Formula One: Hamilton happy to return to where it all began

Two-time world champion Alonso's engine suffered a hydraulic leak after just one timed lap in the first session and missed the first hour of the second while Honda fixed the problem. Lance Stroll (CA...

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Turner returns to help lead Dodgers past Reds

Turner returns to help lead Dodgers past Reds

After giving up the two-run homer to Turner in the first Garrett got into a different kind of trouble in the second. Turner drilled a 2-1 Garrett pitch over the left-field wall for a 2-0 Los Angeles...

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Teenager Ostapenko shocks Wozniacki to reach last four

Jelena Ostapenko became the first Latvian woman to ever reach a Grand Slam semifinal with a 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 victory over Caroline Wozniacki in the quarterfinals of the French Open . In the deciding...

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Warriors on brink of making claim as NBA's best ever

Kevin Durant continued his strong play. CLEVELAND (AP ) - Golden State's ideal postseason is over, the champagne corks still in their bottles. They did all they could for as long as they could, wh...

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Inter Milan appoint ex-Roma boss Luciano Spalletti

Inter Milan appoint ex-Roma boss Luciano Spalletti

It was, however, his relationship with another player, 40-year-old striker Francesco Totti, that precipitated his second departure from Roma , with the veteran regularly left on the bench despite sup...

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James, Irving shine as Cavaliers force Game 5 of NBA Finals

James, Irving shine as Cavaliers force Game 5 of NBA Finals

Steph Curry was four-of-13 from the field for 14 points and 10 assists. CLEVELAND , OH - JUNE 09: Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers drives to the basket against the Golden State Wa...

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Finn replacing Woakes in England squad for Champions Trophy

He found himself in Woakes" shoes already, stepping in to help bowl the "death' overs and picking up two big wickets with successive deliveries in the 45th as Bangladesh centurion Tamim Iqbal and thir...

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What nerves? Rookies making an impact in Stanley Cup Final

A week ago, the Nashville Predators headed home down 2-0 to the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins . "Shortly after Game 4, we connected with P.K.'s team to discuss how we could p...

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Sharp pulls into tie for 2nd round lead at Cambridge

Sharp, from Hamilton, capped her front nine with an eagle and had a run of three straight birdies on the back. "I felt good starting the day", said Sharp, who had a strong contingent of family follo...

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Stan Wawrinka battles past Andy Murray to enter men's singles final

Stan Wawrinka battles past Andy Murray to enter men's singles final

The nine-time champion beat sixth-seeded Dominic Thiem 6-3, 6-4, 6-0 in their semifinal. "I came in playing garbage", admitted the 30-year-old of a Masters clay-court swing which saw him exit in the...

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Crosby doing it all again as Penguins close in on Cup

Consider his description of the opening couple minutes Thursday in Game Five of the Stanley Cup Final when Crosby launched the Penguins toward a 6-0 win and a 3-2 series lead. NOTES: Matt Murray fini...

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Cavs stay alive with record-setting effort

This story has been updated by SFBay sportswriter Eric He reporting from Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland . The 2017 Warriors are likely be one of the greatest squads ever assembled, but it won...

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Greatest Ever? Warriors Beat Cavaliers to Move One Win From Perfection

Greatest Ever? Warriors Beat Cavaliers to Move One Win From Perfection

Klay Thompson scored 30 points for Golden State, and Stephen Curry had 26 points and 13 rebounds. The loss left the Cavaliers shell-shocked. Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue stressed anything is po...

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Murray into Semifinals After Taming Nishikori

Murray was completely outplayed in the opening set by Nishikori but fought back to win 2-6 6-1 7-6 (7/0) 6-1 on Court Philippe Chatrier. The world number one was the favourite to claim the title at ...

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Russell returns to Cubs following abuse allegation

Russell returns to Cubs following abuse allegation

The allegations came from a comment on the now-deleted post from someone who claimed to be a close friend of Russell's wife, that accused the player of physically abusing Melisa , ESPN reports. We'...

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Everton, West Ham United join race for Bertrand Traore?

Lukaku enhanced his reputation as one of the deadliest strikers in the Premier League after scoring 26 goals for Everton last season and he's expected to leave the club after turning down a new co...

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Bolt will miss the crowds as he considers helping others

Bolt will miss the crowds as he considers helping others

The four-time Olympic champion, who shares an agent with Bolt, has competed twice outdoors so far this season, finishing an impressive second behind Olympic champion Matthew Centrowitz over 1,500m bef...

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LEADING OFF: Red Sox-O's rivalry; Pujols at 599; Kluber back

Betts is only the seventh Red Sox hitter to reach the benchmark before turning 25 years old. Here's how it all went down. Baltimore finished with seven hits and left six on base. He allowed two ...

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Warriors look to complete ideal postseason in Cleveland

James has defied the odds before, perhaps most impressively a year ago against Golden State when his Cavaliers were the first team to win a title after trailing the Finals 3-1. I didn't talk to thes...

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Kerr cracks that old-timers would kill Warriors

So versatile with his length and ability to alter shots, he even played center during Sunday's Game 2 when Draymond Green dealt with foul trouble in the 132-113 victory. Cleveland Cavaliers' L...

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