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Sidney Crosby was an unbreakable force in Game 5: Arthur

A victory over the next two games would make Pittsburgh the first team in 19 years to go back-to-back and give Crosby three championships before his 30th birthday, with the window for more very much o...

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Kane rescues England as hat tricks light up Euro qualifiers

Kane rescues England as hat tricks light up Euro qualifiers

Questions surrounded the Manchester City player's role in the two late Scotland goals, both superbly struck free kicks from Leigh Griffiths , which many felt Hart could have saved. "We were able to...

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

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

The quarterfinal match between fifth-seeded Elina Svitolina and No. 3 Simona Halep at the French Open is going into a third set. Nadal said. "I only care that I am in the semifinals". Novak Djok...

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South Africa bowls out Sri Lanka for 203, win by 96 runs

On a sluggish surface, South Africa failed to fully capitalise on Amla's 25th ODI ton. A strong performance from Kusal Perera kept Sri Lanka pushing towards their target, but the South Africa...

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Preds: Shutting down Pens' stars not possible every game

Ellis missed most of the second and third periods in Thursday night's 6-0 loss in the Stanley Cup Final. Sidney Crosby , Penguins - The Penguins fed off their captain from the get-go and Crosb...

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Owen Farrell: Lions must keep working after 'impressive' Crusaders Tour win

Owen Farrell: Lions must keep working after 'impressive' Crusaders Tour win

But after downing the previously unbeaten Crusaders at AMI Stadium in Christchurch thanks to four Owen Farrell penalties, Gatland says his team are back with a bang. "We were disappointed with t...

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F1: Hamilton takes Canadian pole, given Senna helmet

F1: Hamilton takes Canadian pole, given Senna helmet

That changed in qualifying, however, with Valtteri Bottas topping Q1 before Lewis Hamilton moved to the top of the order for the final two sessions. Wolff pointed at the tyres as the main cause of...

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Ostapenko wins; Nadal vs. Wawrinka in final

The last woman to gain her first tour title at a Grand Slam tournament was Barbara Jordan of the United States at the 1979 Australian Open . Ostapenko is the first unseeded player to win the wome...

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Cavs didn't want Warriors celebrating in Cleveland

James rested for the first 97 seconds of the fourth quarter but two quick Warriors' 3-pointers hastened his return as Golden State surged within 115-104. Tristan Thompson who averaged a double-doub...

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LeBron James alley-oops to himself vs. Warriors

On a recent episode for First Take , Jalen Rose said that he wouldn't be surprised if LeBron made a decision to go play for a team on the west coast before calling it a career. We knew the Warriors...

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Watch Tapwrit win 2017 Belmont Stakes

Watch Tapwrit win 2017 Belmont Stakes

The winners of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, respectively, weren't in the field as they chose to ready for the summer season rather than run the third leg of the Triple Crown. We were hop...

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Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes by 2 lengths for Pletcher

Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes by 2 lengths for Pletcher

Tapwrit also became the first horse to win the race from the second post since 1994, according to ESPN . For those looking to lay some money down on the Belmont, you won't be able to wager on ...

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Lions breathe life into tour with Crusaders win

The Crusaders previously achieved the feat in 2002, back when it was a 13-game season, and they remain in the running to cap off one of the most dominant seasons by a New Zealand sporting franchis...

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Monaco GP: Bottas 4th, Hamilton 7th as Ferrari grabs 1-2

Monaco GP: Bottas 4th, Hamilton 7th as Ferrari grabs 1-2

Australian Daniel Ricciardo, who was unlucky not to win previous year, finished third for Red Bull, while Lewis Hamilton , who had started 13th, ended up in seventh place. With the win, Vettel is...

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Kiki dumped, Bacsinszky meets Ostapenko in semis

June 8 Here's a look at the form and previous records of Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko and Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland ahead of their semi-final clash at the French Open on Thursday (prefix number...

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Marlins RF Stanton leaves game after HBP

Marlins RF Stanton leaves game after HBP

His inability to pitch deep into games is keeping him off the list. "I said 'Why'd you bunt?' and he said, 'Because you just threw a no-hitter, '" Volquez said with a laugh. Juan Nicasio and Felipe...

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Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Would he answer the same way if he'd asked about Reince?" Mr Sessions has come under fire from the President over his recusal from an investigation of Russian meddling in last year's United States p...

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Police dashboard video shows disoriented Woods

Police dashboard video shows disoriented Woods

The officer then instructs Woods to plant his feet next to each other and face him. He told the officers he had not been drinking, and two breath tests at the jail registered a 0.0. "T$3 here were...

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Injured Sharapova pulls out of Wimbledon, grass circuit

Injured Sharapova pulls out of Wimbledon, grass circuit

Sharapova said Saturday, June 10, that the muscle tear she got at the Italian Open last month will not allow her to compete at grass-court tournaments she was scheduled to play. Sharapova has not as...

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Ostapenko sensationally won the Roland Garros

Ostapenko was playing in only her eighth Grand Slam tournament, never having been past the third round before. This time, four giant winners were enough to see out the set and to the delight of the ...

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Rinne, Murray have opposite track records

Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette , center, talks with players during a timeout in the third period against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Fina...

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Jelena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep to win first Grand Slam

Again, the youngster had to come from behind after more mistakes gave Halep a 3-1 lead in the final set but she fought back, hitting three big backhands in one game to make it 3-3. She won the final, ...

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Top 10 moments from NBA Finals Game 4

Top 10 moments from NBA Finals Game 4

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant speaks after Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Cleveland , early Thursday, June 8, 2017. ...

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Batting collapse a timely reminder for England - Morgan

But Morgan , the England captain, felt the wicket was more to blame than the batsmen and praised South Africa's seamers - Kagiso Rabada and Wayne Parnell - for harnessing conditions expertly....

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England look to action man Stokes in Champions Trophy

That became 10 off 10 balls when David Miller (71 not out) struck Jake Ball for a six and a four off successive deliveries. Common sense has prevailed and Ben Stokes is to be rested for the final ...

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4 massive overreactions to the Cavaliers' Game 4 win over the Warriors

James finished with 31 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists for his ninth career triple-double in the Finals, breaking the record of eight held by Magic Johnson. "I think we're better prepared for this...

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Messi's Argentina down Brazil in Australian 'Superclasico'

Messi's Argentina down Brazil in Australian 'Superclasico'

Captain Lionel Messi is banned for three more competitive global matches , but he is available to play in friendlies for Argentina and he will be the first name on the team sheet. It looked a...

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Sebastian Vettel fastest in final Canadian Grand Prix practice

In doing so he not only defeated arch-rival Sebastian Vettel in a gripping fight that electrified the 40,000 Quebecois race fans who flocked in, but equalled his idol Ayrton Senna's tally of 65 po...

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French Open Day 9: Three things to watch out for today

French Open Day 9: Three things to watch out for today

Murray, who lost in the last year's final to Novak Djokovic, won 7-6 (10/8), 7-5, 6-0 to reach the pre-quarter-finals. Losing that opener on a disputed line call cut del Potro deep. "I didn't feel g...

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Cavaliers enjoy record-setting points totals in first half vs. Warriors

Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers splits the defense of the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. "The best thing with Golden State's situation is a lot of their guys are drafted", Jam...

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Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli answers R Ashwin selection question for SA game

Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli answers R Ashwin selection question for SA game

India is now at the top of Group B's ranking because of its higher net run rate but the loss against Sri Lanka in the previous match made it compulsory for them to win on Sunday, to reach the sem...

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Hamilton on pole in Canada to equal Senna's haul

The Brazilian's family arranged the presentation to Hamilton for equalling Senna's career total of 65 poles. I struggled with the balance of the vehicle and wasn't really happy in FP3. Hulkenberg ...

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Cavs halt Warriors to stay alive in NBA Finals

But until the Cavs did it past year, no team had ever rallied from a 3-1 deficit to win the Finals. But he sarcastically responded to them Friday before Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland...

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors

They held the lead into the final minutes with LeBron receiving plenty of support from Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving and J.R Smith, who finished with 16, but they found a way to blow it. One reason for the...

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Sharp-shooting Cavaliers keep hopes alive in NBA Finals

If the Cavaliers can orchestrate another comeback, they would become the first team in Finals history to erase a 3-0 deficit, and the first repeat winners since the Miami Heat in 2012 and 2013...

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