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Rafael Nadal withdraws from Queen's Club tournament to rest

Rafael Nadal withdraws from Queen's Club tournament to rest

Thank you to the organisers, the other players, to all the people that make this tournament possible. Nadal received 2,000 Emirates ATP Rankings points and €2,100,000 in prize money after crushing...

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The 2017 NBA Draft garnered 11% more social engagement than a year ago

The 2017 NBA Draft garnered 11% more social engagement than a year ago

The Los Angeles Lakers' second overall pick from UCLA, Lonzo Ball, received the most overall mentions by far. It was Hinkie, who conveniently wound up working in Silicon Valley after leaving the N...

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Andy Murray is exhausted and struggling with injuries

Andy Murray is exhausted and struggling with injuries

In 2008, Nadal was just 22. Federer, an eight-time champion in Halle, had 11 aces, saved both break points he faced and converted two of his own to maintain his bid for a 16th grass-court title. I...

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44 people detained during Istanbul's banned LGBT pride event

44 people detained during Istanbul's banned LGBT pride event

In 2016, more than 30,000 people marched and the parade drew more than 2 million spectators. Activists in Seattle halted the parade by blocking the road in honor of Charleena Lyle, a 30-year-old wom...

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McGregor and Mayweather epic encounter is a €600m done deal

The pair have been trading verbal blows for months and a deal has been a long time coming despite both men stressing they were keen for the fight to take place. When asked what this fight means fo...

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Timberwolves still looking to trade Ricky Rubio

Timberwolves still looking to trade Ricky Rubio

The Bulls chose to rebuild by shipping the three-time All-Star to the Timberwolves for Kris Dunn, Zach LaVine, and Lauri Markkanen , who was taken with the seventh overall pick in the NBA Draft o...

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Former Packers running back jailed on suspicion of child abuse

Green, 40, is also charged with disorderly conduct stemming from an incident Sunday in Ledgeview, Wis. The complaint goes on to report that Green then threw the victim to the ground and against the ...

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Jose Mourinho's father dies in Portugal

Jose Mourinho's father dies in Portugal

Jose Mourinho posted a black-and-white photograph of himself as a boy, alongside his father, on his Instagram account. "Belenenses confirmed his death on twitter, offering 'heartfelt condolences to ...

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Premier League opening day in Opta numbers

Premier League opening day in Opta numbers

The 2017/18 Premier League fixtures have been released today but what are the games to look out for? It's even better news for Huddersfield - also tasting the Prem for the first time - who crack...

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Chicharito trains separately ahead of Confed Cup semifinals

The world No.8 side were a class above the hard-working Kiwis, nailing two goals in each half in an emphatic display which leaves them top of Group A ahead of Mexico . Second half goals from 21 year ...

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Saints place Nick Fairley on NFI list, will miss entire season

Fairley's heart issue was a cause for concern before he was drafted in 2011. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that Monday's announcement could end the defensive tackle's career. He signed as an undrafte...

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Queensland force a decider in stirring comeback

In Queensland's decade of dominance there have been two common denominators, Smith at hooker and Thurston (37 matches) in the halves. Now it is clear he did it while carrying a serious shoulder in...

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Ice hockey: Selanne headlines Hockey Hall of Fame 2017 class

His 76 goals is still a record and likely an untouchable one as the next closest player to get near that mark is Hall of Famer Mike Bossy who is second with 53 goals. "I can't thank the Selection Comm...

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USA sets Gold Cup lineup with eye on World Cup

USA sets Gold Cup lineup with eye on World Cup

They are going to be highly motivated, very coachable and they have an opportunity to make a statement". Morrow played in the MLS Cup Final in 2016 after scoring five goals and adding four assists dur...

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Pakistan beat England by eight wickets

The winners executed the flawless game as they chased down their opponents' opening total, and they comfortably won the match by eight wickets in Cardiff , Wales. Pakistan turned the run chase into ...

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Formula One stars in 'disgrace' spat over vengeful intentional crash

Formula One stars in 'disgrace' spat over vengeful intentional crash

Three-time world champion, and Mercedes' non-executive chairman, Niki Lauda , has admitted that he is baffled by the incident that saw Sebastian Vettel barge into rival Lewis Hamilton's vehicle...

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England's Morgan defends skipping series decider

England's Morgan defends skipping series decider

Malan's innings was the highest score by an England batsman on Twenty20 worldwide debut, topping the 46 made by Paul Collingwood in England's very first match at this level - a 100-run win against...

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Thunder's Andre Roberson named to NBA All-Defensive Second Team

Thunder's Andre Roberson named to NBA All-Defensive Second Team

Voters selected two guards, two forwards and a center for each team. Whiteside did receive 25 votes, including 1 vote as First-Team. All-Star guard Chris Paul was All-Defense during the 2007-08 an...

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NBA All-Rookie Team Includes Four Foreign-Born Players

NBA All-Rookie Team Includes Four Foreign-Born Players

Hield, who plays for the Sacramento Kings , received 63 first-place votes. With the NBA Award show taking place later Monday night, some of the ballots are beginning to leak - with the All-Rookie...

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Gloves are off between Hamilton and Vettel

Gloves are off between Hamilton and Vettel

It appears that relations between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel are at an all-time low after the German intentionally rammed Hamilton's auto during an incident-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix ...

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Timberwolves Deal For Butler & Draft Creighton's Patton

Minnesota acquired all-star forward Jimmy Butler and the No. 16 pick, which it used to select Creighton center Justin Patton , in Thursday night's draft in exchange for Zach LaVine , Kris Dunn ...

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Daniel Ricciardo kisses barrier, qualifies a disappointing 10th at Ajerbaijan Grand Prix

Daniel Ricciardo kisses barrier, qualifies a disappointing 10th at Ajerbaijan Grand Prix

Hamilton was left in tenth position, 1.163s off Verstappen , after failing to set a fast lap on the super-soft tyres for the second session in a row. While the power-centric Baku circuit was expec...

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Kevin Lee: Conor McGregor Has the Power to Hurt Floyd Mayweather

Kevin Lee: Conor McGregor Has the Power to Hurt Floyd Mayweather

Despite having a huge amount of preparation to get through ahead of completely changing sports and going into the ring against the best boxer in the world at the end of August, McGregor freed up his s...

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Di Maria fined £1.76m and sentenced to one year in prison

Di Maria fined £1.76m and sentenced to one year in prison

The Spanish prosecutor's office announced on Tuesday that it has filed a complaint in a Madrid court against the Portuguese coach regarding tax irregularities. CRISTIANO RONALDO is seriously re-thi...

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Chile reach Confed Cup semis after draw against Australia

Chile reach Confed Cup semis after draw against Australia

Considered rank outsiders to progress to the second round, Australia were within touching distance of the feat on Sunday night in Moscow . Kerem Demirbay and Timo Werner both scored their first s...

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Milner backs Liverpool's new winger Salah to shine at Anfield

Milner backs Liverpool's new winger Salah to shine at Anfield

At current exchange rates, this would make him the second most expensive signing by Liverpool in British pounds after Andy Carroll , who cost 35 million pounds. "He knows the Premier League , he h...

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Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor is now a done deal

McGregor , 23, will be making his professional boxing debut but holds a 21-3 record in the Octagon. "The impossible deal is now happening", UFC chief Dana White said on ESPN . A post-call scrum...

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Warriors' Kevin Durant trolls Russell Westbrook with cupcake hat featuring ring

Warriors' Kevin Durant trolls Russell Westbrook with cupcake hat featuring ring

As you'll recall, Durant was given the moniker by his former Oklahoma City Thunder teammates and fans around the league following his decision to sign with the juggernaut Warriors. That championship...

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British tennis player Dan Evan test positive for cocaine

British tennis player Dan Evan test positive for cocaine

In a statement, the 27-year-old said: "This is a very hard day for me and I wanted to come here in person to tell you face to face". Evans, who is ranked 50th in the world and 3rd in the United King...

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Ricciardo wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Ferrari's Vettel got a 10-second stop-go penalty, which saw him drop from second to ninth, after he steered into race leader Hamilton under safety auto conditions after a red-flag stoppage. "He brake-...

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Koepka claims first major title by taming Erin Hills

Koepka claims first major title by taming Erin Hills

Koepka was spectacular down the stretch at the U.S. Open, as he rallied off three straight birdies to capture the championship. As Koepka picked up momentum, Harman began to lose steam. Those who sa...

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Ice Cube has big expectations for his Big3 3-on-3 league

Ice Cube has big expectations for his Big3 3-on-3 league

The game has gimmicks - Lewis made the first 4-point shot and teams had 14 seconds to shoot. DeShawn Stevenson , who dramatically drained a game-winning 3-pointer for Power, claimed to be thinner a...

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West Ham reschedule opening home game against Southampton

With the fixtures for the 2017/18 season announced, a fans poll has decided who from Newcastle , Brighton and Huddersfield will do best in the Premier League . Leicester also have to face all ...

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Spieth birdies last for one-shot lead at Travelers

Spieth birdies last for one-shot lead at Travelers

The 23-year-old Spieth joined Tiger Woods as the only players in the modern era with 10 victories before the age of 24. For the first time since 1998-2000, Americans have won the U.S. As Jordan stru...

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Top Democrat slams Obama administration's response to Russian hacks

A Washington Post report revealed Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin himself ordered Russian operatives to interfere in the USA presidential election between then-candidates Donald...

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