• Inspirational Djokovic key to my tennis return - Andre Agassi
Inspirational Djokovic key to my tennis return - Andre Agassi

Agassi , an eight-time Grand Slam victor retired in 2006 and since then, he has kept himself away from the game. For me, this is - I do it on my own time, I do it on my own dime, my own money, I don't want anything, I don't need anything. "Everything that he said is completely true, so it's completely his decision", he said. We don't have anything ...

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  • Pakistan lose Riaz for Champions Trophy
Pakistan lose Riaz for Champions Trophy

After Wahab Riaz's ankle injury , Pakistan have named 25-year-old left-arm pacer Rumman Raees as his replacement. "A scan has confirmed that Wahab Riaz suffered a deltoid ligament complex after an eversion injury mechanism whilst bowling during the India vs Pakistan match on June 4th", said a statement from PCB.

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  • Real Madrid Reject £52M Bid From Manchester United For Alvaro Morata
Real Madrid Reject £52M Bid From Manchester United For Alvaro Morata

Juventus would also be keen to take back Morata, but the Italian champions are unwilling to buy back their former player for at least double the amount they received from Madrid last summer, when the striker returned home for a cut-price €30m.

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  • Crosby has no time for Subban's games in Stanley Cup Final
Crosby has no time for Subban's games in Stanley Cup Final

But the Finnish star has had help from a Predators offence that has outshot Pittsburgh by a 97-67 margin over the first three games of the series. Nashville Predators goalie Juuse Saros, second from right, of Finland, and Predators goaltending coach Ben Vanderklok, left, pose for a photo with Canadian hockey broadcaster Don Cherry, center, duri...

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: New Zealand-Australia match abandoned due to rain
Champions Trophy 2017: New Zealand-Australia match abandoned due to rain

A fascinating battle is on the cards between the veteran batsmen of both teams and the match between two teams are also technically sound cool which will be lead by captains. Alongside Ross Taylor (46), he put on 99 for the third wicket. Along with Kiwi skipper Kane Williamson , who scored a masterful 100 off just 97 balls, Ronchi went on th...

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  • Kleist dominates in relief as Oregon tops Baylor 7-4 in WCWS
Kleist dominates in relief as Oregon tops Baylor 7-4 in WCWS

Oklahoma pitcher Paige Parker picked up the win, giving up two runs on five hits while striking out four Ducks in five innings of work. OR will have to beat Florida twice to earn a spot in the best-of-three championship series that is scheduled to get under way Monday night.

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  • Real Madrid beat Malaga to secure La Liga title
Real Madrid beat Malaga to secure La Liga title

The Spain global started as Real Madrid dispatched Malaga by two goals to one sealing their 33rd La Liga title triumph in the process, the club's first in five years. "We know the Cardiff final will be very hard but for now we will enjoy our first La Liga title in five years". Barcelona , who won the La Liga last season, were also presen...

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  • LeBron's brilliance not enough in Game 2 loss to Warriors
LeBron's brilliance not enough in Game 2 loss to Warriors

Steph Curry also had a good night. Curry battled the effects of a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee, suffered during the first round of the playoffs and felt through the NBA Finals. And just for good measure, Klay Thompson chose to wake up, adding 22 points on 8-of-12 shooting. They were 18-of-43 from long distance in Game 2. ...

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  • Gibson out, Bernier makes 1st playoff start in net for Ducks
Gibson out, Bernier makes 1st playoff start in net for Ducks

They're a good team. From the opening face-off, the intensity was palpable. Sissons led the rush as the five Ducks players converged on the puck. Just 81 seconds into the contest, Austin Watson's shot deflected off of Ducks defenseman Brandon Montour and past Bernier to give the Predators a 1-0 on their first shot of the game after a Duck...

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  • Tiger Woods filmed struggling with breath test in jail
Tiger Woods filmed struggling with breath test in jail

He initially told the officer he was coming from Los Angeles for a golf trip before changing his story and saying he didn't know where he was. In the video above, Woods can be seen slurring his speech while answering questions at the Palm Beach County Jail, and moving sluggishly.

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  • Sheffield Wednesday favourite celebrates with Cristiano Ronaldo after Champions League victory
Sheffield Wednesday favourite celebrates with Cristiano Ronaldo after Champions League victory

Bale, who has been recovering from a niggling ankle injury, got 13 minutes as a substitute after replacing Karim Benzema up front. Here's a look at the key stats that reveal why Cristiano Ronaldo is such a prolific footballer and Real Madrid such a dominant side.

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  • Two-goal Ronaldo fires Real to 12th European title
Two-goal Ronaldo fires Real to 12th European title

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the opening goal in the 20th minute, but Juventus answered minutes later with a stunning goal from Mario Mandzukic to make it 1-1 at halftime. "It was a good choice by the coach and I'm very happy". "I'm happy here, it's my dream to be here, we've just won the Champions League and I'm not thinking about anything othe...

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  • Predators rout Penguins in front of raucous home crowd
Predators rout Penguins in front of raucous home crowd

He has one goal in 11 playoff games. Murray made 31 saves in that span as the Predators consistently dictated play. ABOUT THE PREDATORS (53-34-9-4, 45-43 O/U): Although coach Peter Laviolette "politely" reiterated Friday that he and his coaching staff do not publicly discuss lineup changes, Rinne likely will be in net for Game 3 despite being ...

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  • Marlins' Volquez throwing no-hitter through 6 versus Arizona
Marlins' Volquez throwing no-hitter through 6 versus Arizona

The no-hitter was the Marlins' first since Henderson Alvarez was on the mound for a 1-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on September 29, 2013. So was Yordano Ventura , the Kansas City pitcher who was killed in a auto crash in the Dominican Republic in January.

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  • Phil Mickelson withdraws from US Open
Phil Mickelson withdraws from US Open

Open at Erin Hills so that he can attend his daughter Amanda's high school graduation. Despite failing to win the US Open , five-time major victor Mickelson has finished second or been tied for second on six occasions. "It doesn't look good for me playing, but I'm really excited by this moment in my family's life". Mickelson had considered ...

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  • Basebrawl! Harper, Strickland Punch Away, Nats-Giants Fight
Basebrawl! Harper, Strickland Punch Away, Nats-Giants Fight

Go back to yesterday's boxing match between Bryce Harper and Hunter Strickland, and notice how Buster Posey had no desire to step out from behind the plate and protect his pitcher. Harper and Strickland were both ejected after their incident and both will nearly certainly serve suspensions, but Harper is not necessarily at fault.

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  • Steve Ballmer: Clippers have bigger fish to fry than Lakers
Steve Ballmer: Clippers have bigger fish to fry than Lakers

Though, it should be mentioned that in the weeks leading up to the NBA Draft , there's an terrible lot of smoke thrown around in order to throw prospects or other teams off. But in the world of sports it's, "What did you do this season?' And all we can control is how we do this season, next game, next game, and I'm proud of what we're doing".

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  • Rihanna Is The Unspoken Goddess Of The NBA
Rihanna Is The Unspoken Goddess Of The NBA

Of course, as Van Gundy told his national audience Thursday, he had a good excuse: he was distracted by a certain pop star. "I think when you're the prohibitive favorite against LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love, that means you're a heck of a team, and they sure are", Van Gundy said Tuesday on a conference media call.

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  • Wrong number text leads couple to free Stanley Cup tickets
Wrong number text leads couple to free Stanley Cup tickets

Prior to the Stanley Cup Final , Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Little Big Town, Keith Urban , Trisha Yearwood, Lady Antebellum, Kelly Clarkson, and Gill and his daughters all sang the Anthem, and Gill said Nashville has been able to pull this off because the talented musicians who live in the community truly care about the community, and they'r...

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  • Not aware of any Kumble-Kohli rift: BCCI secy
Not aware of any Kumble-Kohli rift: BCCI secy

The Indian cricket board also mentioned that the names of the shortlisted candidates would be announced soon. The off-spinner believed that Kumble with all his experience and pedigree has done wonders for the team and the fact that he is a hard-working bloke only bodes well for the team not only in the current context but also in the future.

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  • Thrilled to get off to a start like this: England's Joe Root
Thrilled to get off to a start like this: England's Joe Root

In the meantime England will be reviewing their options for injury replacements, with Middlesex seamer Toby Roland-Jones the most likely to receive a call-up after his encouraging global debut against South Africa at Lord's last Monday.

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  • Raikkonen struggling to understand Ferrari's Monaco strategy
Raikkonen struggling to understand Ferrari's Monaco strategy

Indeed his victory in Spain earlier this month has been sandwiched by a distant fourth-place finish in Russian Federation and now seventh in Monte Carlo , too. Vettel , who was second, and Ricciardo fifth going into the pit stops both stayed out on track and put in some of the fastest laps of the race as Raikkonen was released into traffic.

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  • LeBron reacts to slur spray painted on LA home
LeBron reacts to slur spray painted on LA home

She says the property manager told officers they believe the incident was captured on surveillance video. He added that, by the time officers had arrived at the scene, the offending word had been painted over by management staff. James told reporters in Oakland his family was not harmed, and "that's the most important". James said he hoped ...

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  • LeBron James speaks out on racism after graffiti attack
LeBron James speaks out on racism after graffiti attack

James' Cavaliers will face the Golden State Warriors in game one of the NBA Finals on Thursday . An unidentified person spray painted the N-word on the front gate of James' home in the Brentwood neighborhood Wednesday morning, said Capt.

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  • Cops: Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' Los Angeles home
Cops: Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' Los Angeles home

James is likely with the rest of his team getting ready for Game 1 of the NBA Finals, which starts on Thursday. This year also marks the seventh straight NBA Finals appearance for James, who won back-to-back NBA championships with the Miami Heat in 2012 and 2013.

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  • Plain sailing for Nadal and Djokovic, Muguruza edges through
Plain sailing for Nadal and Djokovic, Muguruza edges through

No, no, no, thank goodness, I don't feel anything on the wrist since long time ago. He then called for the doctor at the start of the third set and the match was over inside two hours. One to watch tomorrow?: "I think everybody is eager to see what Andy Murray gets up to here tomorrow, see what his mindset is like". "If it's not today, it will ...

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  • Venus Williams opens play at French Open on Day 4
Venus Williams opens play at French Open on Day 4

Venus was asked about the baby in the interview on Wednesday, where she referred to the baby as " she " and said she wanted the tot to be named after her, according to Dailymail. Roberta Vinci, the 31st seed, could not find a way to end her four-year first-round losing streak at Roland Garros . Kerber, who has battled poor form sinc...

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  • Novak Djokovic makes winning start with new coach Andre Agassi
Novak Djokovic makes winning start with new coach Andre Agassi

In his search for an unprecedented 10th title at Roland Garros , the fourth-seeded Nadal began with a 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 victory over France's Benoit Paire . - Defending champion Novak Djokovic beat Spain's Marcel Granollers 6-3 6-4 6-2. "I got two balls, one when I missed my return, and then if it was 5-3 I thought I could finish the set an...

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  • Pittsburgh holds off Predators in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final
Pittsburgh holds off Predators in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final

The Penguins almost blew a 3-0 lead, one compounded by an bad offensive effort in the middle part of the game, before Jake Guentzel saved it with a goal at 16:43 of the third period . The Penguins' influx of offense started with a pair of penalties on Predators at 13:50. Nashville's Calle Jarnkrok took an interference penalty and James N...

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  • Arsene Wenger to sign a new two year contract at Arsenal
Arsene Wenger to sign a new two year contract at Arsenal

But once the game starts and you are a fan, you stand behind the team . Arsenal struck back within two minutes, when Ramsey nodded home in the box, with substitute Olivier Giroud providing the assist with virtually his first touch of the ball.

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  • Dillon wins Coca-Cola 600 in for first NASCAR Cup victory
Dillon wins Coca-Cola 600 in for first NASCAR Cup victory

I check websites, local and national to make sure I provide myself with the best and safest way to enjoy a stream. We made a little mistake in that last adjustment, and that cost us. Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin completed the top five, followed by Kurt Busch , rookie Erik Jones , pole-sitter Kevin Harvick , Ryan Newman , and Dale Earnhardt...

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  • Draymond Green not bored by another Cavs-Dubs Finals matchup
Draymond Green not bored by another Cavs-Dubs Finals matchup

The Cleveland Cavaliers will meet the Golden State Warriors for the third year in a row in the National Basketball Association finals on June 1 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against Boston Celtics center Al Horford (42) in the first quarter at TD Garden.

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  • Brewers' Anderson no-hits Diamiondbacks through 7 innings
Brewers' Anderson no-hits Diamiondbacks through 7 innings

PHILLIES 4, REDS 3: Tommy Joseph hit a solo homer in the fourth inning and a game-ending RBI single in the ninth, leading Philadelphia at home. Anderson's bid at his first no-hitter ended at the same point of the game his previous best effort did.

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  • Upset! Kerber 1st French Open top seed to lose in 1st round
Upset! Kerber 1st French Open top seed to lose in 1st round

Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation, who is ranked 40th, broke twice early on to go into a 6-2 lead. There was another rapid exchange of breaks before Makarova sealed the result on her first match point with a forehand down the line after recovering from 40-0 down.

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  • Sato holds off Helio to give Andretti another Indy 500 win
Sato holds off Helio to give Andretti another Indy 500 win

But Sato , who passed Castroneves for the lead with just two laps to go, would not be denied. "I know I can be as quick as anyone in Formula One". "We'll be going for the win next year", he said. "I knew I was racing against a real champion", Sato said of the duel with Castroneves through the final laps.

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The "threematch": It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

Overall, the NBA Finals is a breeding ground for low-scoring basketball. From trying to emulate Jordan's fadeaway jump shot to copying his uniform quirks, James said, "I did pretty much everything MJ did when I was a kid". They want to let it die down a little bit then take another MRI once everything is down and it's back to normal. That gro...

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  • Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury
Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

In the postgame trophy presentation backstage, James spent most of it lingering in the background as his teammates celebrated. James said he was honoured to pass Jordan, his boyhood idol. But they displayed their superiority over the final two games to wrap up the series. He watched Game 5 in street clothes. In addition, Jae Crowder suffered a ...

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  • Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win FA Cup
Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win FA Cup

Aaron Ramsey headed the victor for Arsenal against 10-man Chelsea after Diego Costa had cancelled out a controversial opener from Alexis Sanchez . It was his seventh victory and these are the occasions that remind us why a manager with his record of achievement surely deserves a happy ending.

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  • Warriors ready for third straight NBA Finals appearance
Warriors ready for third straight NBA Finals appearance

The Cleveland Cavaliers lead that series, 2-1, over the Boston Celtics . "It's great to go 12-0 up but we don't want to get carried away so we need to keep working hard and stay grounded", Curry said after the game. Ginobili played in the Game 4 loss at the AT&T Center in San Antonio in the Nike Zoom KD 9 "Oreo", the signature shoe of ...

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  • Jorge Sampaoli seems set to swap Sevilla for Argentina
Jorge Sampaoli seems set to swap Sevilla for Argentina

Sampaoli leaves Sevilla having guided them to the top four but, for much of the season, this was a campaign that promised more. The statement goes on to say, 'This agreement in principle is pending the drafting and presentation of the relevant documents, which must be signed by all parties by next Thursday, 1 June'.

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  • Si Woo Kim becomes youngest victor of Players Championship
Si Woo Kim becomes youngest victor of Players Championship

Kim became just the second player from South Korea to win the Players - joining K.J. Choi , and earned a five-year exemption on the PGA Tour along with a three-year major-championship exemption with the win. Even when he hit a few bumps by landing in the pine straw or a bunker, Kim's poise was unflappable. Spanish star Rafa Cabrera Bello pro...

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  • Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics
Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics

But this Cleveland team is a different kind of challenge, one that the Boston Celtics simply aren't built to beat right now. Still, the Cavs were in control leading 77-56 in the third quarter after making 14 3-pointers in the first half.

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  • NFL Rule Changes: Now Only One Preseason Cutdown Day
NFL Rule Changes: Now Only One Preseason Cutdown Day

The fourth preseason game usually sees starters getting few snaps, and this could very well mean even fewer snaps with 15 more players on each roster. That's a good thing. Much to the chagrin of National Football League players, the Pro Bowl will be back in Orlando in 2018 . ESPN again is back on the broadcast and will also stream it on the ES...

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  • Arsene Wenger unsure of Arsenal future
Arsene Wenger unsure of Arsenal future

Four of his last eight fights, " Arsenal " and "Sunderland" in the Premier League at the " Emirates " ended with the score 0: 0. Arsene Wenger claims he is yet to decide whether Petr Cech or David Ospina will start Saturday's FA Cup Final in goal for Arsenal .

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  • Former KU player pleads guilty to traffic charge
Former KU player pleads guilty to traffic charge

Jackson started all but the first two games last season, when Maryland finished 24-9 overall (after a 20-2 start) and lost to Xavier in the NCAA tournament's round of 64. Of course, there are far worse things than kicking a vehicle, and most people are guilty of making a few poor decisions while in college. Jackson can work with Terps strength ...

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  • Isco Tells Real Madrid Fans He Will Stay At Club
Isco Tells Real Madrid Fans He Will Stay At Club

Speaking at Madrid's town hall during the title celebrations, he said: 'Thanks Zinedine for all you have given us, and all you keep giving us. Isco started Sunday's 2-0 win at former club Malaga as Madrid claimed LaLiga for the first time since 2012, setting up Cristiano Ronaldo for the opener, and the Spain global midfielder has no plans...

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  • Final against Juventus will be special, says Zidane
Final against Juventus will be special, says Zidane

Navas had two make two hard consecutive saves in the 66th on a shot by Yannick Carrasco and a header by Kevin Gameiro, and Cristiano Ronaldo had a goal disallowed for offside in the 69th. "It's been unbelievable. This is not over, we have three more games in La Liga and then we have to think about the final". However, one factor that threaten...

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  • John Klingberg Scores as Sweden Advances to Gold Medal Game at Worlds
John Klingberg Scores as Sweden Advances to Gold Medal Game at Worlds

Nicklas Backstrom and Oliver Ekman Larsson scored in the shootout, while goaltender Henrik Lundqvist stopped each of Canada's four attempts. " That was one of the greatest hockey games I have ever been a part of ", said Canada head coach Jon Cooper .

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  • NFL cuts overtime from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety
NFL cuts overtime from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety

The NFL has taken a lot of flak under Roger Goodell's tenure for being too strict about many rules, leading to the mock interpretation of " NFL " as " No Fun League ". According to NFL Research , there have been 83 overtime games over the last five seasons, 22 of them lasting at least 10 minutes into overtime (the average time elapsed in overt...

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  • Real Madrid were never afraid of Atletico comeback, insists Marcelo
Real Madrid were never afraid of Atletico comeback, insists Marcelo

However, a goal from Isco shortly before half-time effectively killed the contest and Madrid saw out the second half in more comfortable fashion to progress to the final with a 4-2 aggregate win. "We are happy. On this pitch, the fans are very important". They knew Atletico had tried everything possible, but the damage had been done eight days be...

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