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Stan Wawrinka: Rafa's Playing The Best He's Ever Played

Stan Wawrinka: Rafa's Playing The Best He's Ever Played

Nadal, who has now closed back to within three of Federer's all-time record with a 15th slam title, said in halting French: "It's truly unbelievable". "You are a great example and it's always been a...

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Banks penalty gives Highlanders win over Lions

With only 11 days before the first Test against the All Blacks and the Maoris next on the Lions' way on Saturday, Warren Gatland will be looking for certainties quickly if they want to have any chan...

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Serbia 1-1 Wales

Serbia 1-1 Wales

But, once more, Mitrovic proved its nemesis with a clinical left-footed strike - a fifth of the campaign - to move his side back above Republic of Ireland , who also have 12 points, on goal differenc...

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Kevin Durant wins 2017 NBA Finals MVP award

Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors reacts after a basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 12, 2017 in Oakland , California. T...

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Murray ready for Khachanov test

Murray ready for Khachanov test

Juan Martin del Potro knows improving his backhand is a top priority after he bowed out of the French Open courtesy of a straight-sets defeat to world number one Andy Murray on Saturday. Kyle Edm...

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Florida State headed to CWS for first time since 2012

Florida State headed to CWS for first time since 2012

Florida State won 19-0, advancing to the College World Series . Once Walls clubbed his seventh homer of the season to start the onslaught and Matt Henderson later added a two-run double in the fi...

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

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

The broadcast crew further clarified after a television timeout, via the official who made the call on Green, that the initial call was just a personal against the Warriors forward and a technical on ...

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Warriors beat Cavs 129 -120 to win NBA title

Durant was almost flawless in Game 5, scoring 39 points on 14-20 shooting, with seven rebound and five assists. The Warriors are up 3-1 in the series and are looking to win their second title in th...

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Cristiano Ronaldo Facing Tax Fraud Case After Prosecutors File Lawsuit Against Superstar

Cristiano Ronaldo Facing Tax Fraud Case After Prosecutors File Lawsuit Against Superstar

The lawsuit has been filed on the basis of Spanish tax authorities' report sent to the prosecutor's office. The economic crime arm of Madrid's Provincial Prosecutor's Office filed a complaint on T...

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James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

LeBron James said his teammate is built for the drama of an NBA Finals elimination game, a trait the Golden State Warriors have learned all too well these past two years. Last year, Green was...

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Warriors hold 71-60 lead at half in NBA Finals Game 5

Cleveland has won four straight Finals elimination games, rallying from a 3-1 series deficit to win the championship past year and then winning 137-116 in Game 4 on Friday night to extend this series....

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Golden State Warriors: Kevin Durant is NBA Finals MVP

Golden State Warriors: Kevin Durant is NBA Finals MVP

Wanda also embraced Durant with a hug and later on did the same to Stephen Curry . After the Warriors claimed their second title in three seasons on Monday evening with a 129-120 Game 5 victory...

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Moment of magic gives Lions another lesson on New Zealand tour

Moment of magic gives Lions another lesson on New Zealand tour

The loss followed a stuttering 13-7 victory in the tourists opener against a Provincial Barbarians team composed of semi-professional and amateur players in Whangarei last Saturday, and both Gatla...

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Dodgers Draft Jeren Kendall With Their First Round Pick

Dodgers Draft Jeren Kendall With Their First Round Pick

All picks will switch to MLB .com beginning with the second round. "I can definitely say one of the reasons why I was drafted in the 13th round instead of the 20th or 30th or whatever may be is becau...

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Ostapenko leads her opponents on a merry dance

Ostapenko leads her opponents on a merry dance

Open. - Ostapenko wins her first grand slam title with a 4-6 6-4 6-3 win over Simona Halep . So I want to really hit the ball. She kept the faith and still tried for the winners against all odds, a...

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Manchester United Whisker Away From Fee Agreement Over Alvaro Morata

Manchester United Whisker Away From Fee Agreement Over Alvaro Morata

On Sunday, Marca reported that Jose Mourinho had personally called the Spain worldwide ahead of the transfer where he promised the striker that he would be an "important" part of the team at Old Traf...

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Antoine Griezmann 'to sign new Atletico Madrid contract'

Antoine Griezmann 'to sign new Atletico Madrid contract'

Antoine Griezmann had been linked with a summer move to Manchester United. A more likely scenario would see Griezmann making his move from Atletico Madrid next summer, with United very much in po...

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Durant's non-foul looms large in Warriors' game-deciding run

By contrast, NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant , who joined the Warriors last July, has a supporting cast that won a record-setting 73 regular season games last season. He averaged 25.3 points, 10.9 re...

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Australia put up an improved performance but rain has the final word

Australia put up an improved performance but rain has the final word

They were also just four overs short of the 20 needed for the Duckworth-Lewis method to be activated, which nearly certainly would have ruled in Australia's favour. Smith was critical of his seam bo...

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Kevin Durant named NBA Finals MVP in first championship run

Getting here isn't enough, especially once you've been here already multiple times . "I don't see a big gap". The Cleveland Cavaliers dug themselves a hole in the NBA Finals by dropping the...

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Harry Kane heartened by England character in dramatic draw with Scotland

Leigh Griffiths scored two late free-kicks - his first global goals - to cancel out Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's opener and leave Scotland on the brink of a crucial win in Group F. "Obviously he's onl...

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Nadal into French Open quarter-finals after Bautista Agut win

Nadal into French Open quarter-finals after Bautista Agut win

The Spaniard, 31, is looking to become the first man to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam event. Fourth seed Nadal will face either Canada's Milos Raonic or Spain's Pablo Carreño Busta for a ...

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Nadal grabs record-breaking 10th French Open title

Nadal grabs record-breaking 10th French Open title

Spain's Rafael Nadal clenches his fist invictory after defeating Austria's Dominic Thiem during their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Friday, ...

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LeBron James dunks over Kevin Durant in Game 5

Golden State's 113-91 beatdown in Game 1 wasn't necessarily weird in and of itself - considering how the Warriors manhandled the Western Conference on the way to the Finals, it was probably to be ...

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NBA Finals 2017: Warriors' Kevin Durant wins Finals MVP

This year's NBA Finals served as a rubber match between two star-laden teams, with the Warriors winning the title in 2015 and the Cavs becoming the first team in Finals history to successfully ove...

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Golden State reclaims title with a most Warrior-like run

According to ESPN , a buyer paid $133,000, including fees, for two floor seats to Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. Golden State in 2015, the Cavaliers previous year, the Warriors again this ...

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Mohamed Salah move from Roma to Liverpool confirmed by Italian press

Mohamed Salah move from Roma to Liverpool confirmed by Italian press

Corriere dello Sport further claimed that the transfer could be formally completed early on in this week. As things stand, no progress had been made because Liverpool still aren't offering what the...

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England call up Finn as Woakes replacement

England call up Finn as Woakes replacement

Finn, 28, who has played 69 one-day internationals, was selected ahead of Tom Curran , Stuart Broad and Toby Roland-Jones. Shortly after his stint in India ended, Woakes participated in the first...

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Virender Sehwag, Manoj Tiwary Take Rashid Latif To Task For Offensive Video

Virender Sehwag, Manoj Tiwary Take Rashid Latif To Task For Offensive Video

The 31-year-old right-hander said that he felt it was necessary for him to react to Latif's words, who he felt had tried to tarnish the image of the former India opener. Latif, in his video , also hi...

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Pitcher? Hitter? Both? MLB draft marked by two-way players

Star freshman pitcher Sean Mooney is not yet eligible for the draft; players must either be drafted out of high school or complete three years at college before being picked. "We see this guy as a...

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Kyrie Irving explains how he views elimination games

But in Game 4 , he got loose for a playoff career-high seven 3s on the Warriors. "Me personally, I liked it", Lue said of the testy nature of Friday's game. We can't let him do that again. "No, I...

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JG speller advances at national bee

Thomas York, a 14-year-old eighth-grader at St. Francis of Assissi School will be representing Rochester at the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in suburban Washington. She spelled it correctly. B...

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Cavaliers were 'too nice' at start of NBA Finals - Lue

Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors reacts after a basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 12, 2017 in Oakland , Califor...

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Draymond Green phantom technical foul leads to Finals controversy

Draymond Green phantom technical foul leads to Finals controversy

Halfway through the third quarter, Green was assessed his second technical foul, which would have led to an automatic ejection in the midst of a 14-point game. "The table informed us that it was his s...

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Mourinho Pushing to Sign $101million Star for Manchester United

Mourinho Pushing to Sign $101million Star for Manchester United

Bryan Robson is confident Manchester United can challenge for the Premier League title next season if they add a few "flair players" to their squad. Morata looks set for a summer transfer to Ma...

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