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Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup

Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup

Soccer fans are watching the games to get a feel for what the 2018 tournament will look like. Ronaldo's goal was the highlight of the first period, although he forced Akinfeev into a save from...

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NORC poll: Few favor Trump move to ditch Paris accord

NORC poll: Few favor Trump move to ditch Paris accord

Passed by a massive majority in the Swedish parliament, with 254 votes to 41, the nation will now become the first to significantly up their commitment to the Paris accord . In an open letter to Tr...

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Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide, United Nations says

War, violence and persecution worldwide are causing more people than ever to be forcibly displaced, according to a report published today by UNHCR , the UN Refugee Agency, APA reported. UN ...

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UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes hurt in truck-train collision

UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes hurt in truck-train collision

PT, White posted a photo of Hughes on Instagram in which he wrote he was praying for "Matt and Audra". Our thoughts and prayers go out to him and his family. White did not know where the accident oc...

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National Basketball Association prospect De'Aaron Fox joins chorus of anti-LaVar Ball sentiment

Ball had 14 points, seven rebounds and six assists and Fox had 20 points in nine assists. "We put that behind us", Fox said, citing the 2011 draft experiences of Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas. At tha...

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Former Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri appointed Nantes coach

Former Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri appointed Nantes coach

Ranieri, 65, won the 2015/2016 Premier League title with Leicester City before getting sacked in the middle of the following season due to poor results. Nantes allowed former Portuguese coach Serg...

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ICC Champions Trophy Semi Final Preview

ICC Champions Trophy Semi Final Preview

Sarfaraz struck an unbeaten 61 runs in the must-win last group game against Sri Lanka , which Pakistan won by three wickets to qualify for the last-four stage. Mohammad Amir and Hassan Ali have b...

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Congressman says member of his staff wounded

He is in stable condition. Senate chaplain's prayer after lawmaker shooting Congressional Baseball Game still on despite shooting Trump Jr. appears to link lawmaker shooting to controversial "Juli...

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French Open 2017: Murray Defeats Nishikori to Enter Semi Finals

I think I'm playing well. "I don't know because we don't have the clock on the court, so it's impossible for us to tell". "It was a similar situation coming in previous year", Murray said. "It hasn'...

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No underdog talk at Mercedes after Canada one-two

No underdog talk at Mercedes after Canada one-two

The four-time champion pitted for fresh rubber at the end of lap 49, and with 20 laps remaining began to hunt down Ferrari team-mate Raikkonen, in sixth, who in turn was chasing the trio of Ricciard...

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Ireland boss O'Neill laments referee's performance

And Bayern Munich star David Alaba was not happy, blasting Martin O'Neill's side's long-ball tactics. The Stoke striker brilliantly brought down a long ball to fire home past Heinz Lindner in ...

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Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes by 2 lengths for Pletcher

Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes by 2 lengths for Pletcher

The exam he did not pass is one required of all horses scheduled to race. We felt like both horses suited the mile and a half distance. "The thing I would emphasize is that this is a routine proce...

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Jeff Sessions offered to resign amid tension with Donald Trump

Jeff Sessions offered to resign amid tension with Donald Trump

According to thehill.com, a new report says that in light of rising tensions with President Trump, Sessions floated the idea of him resigning. When the reporter persisted, saying the answer looked ...

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Manchester United players don't know how to win - Mourinho

Manchester United players don't know how to win - Mourinho

Mourinho was outspoken in decrying a "culture" whereby he felt some United players were reluctant to play through the pain barrier when carrying injuries. Personally, he welcomed me. "That's all a pla...

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Tigers drop opener to Red Sox 5-3

Tigers drop opener to Red Sox 5-3

In game two, the Red Sox had more trouble coming across runs as they were shut out and gave up eight runs. The Tigers , who have lost three of their last four, got six solid innings from Jordan ...

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Dana White Disputes Claims, Says He's 'Running' Mayweather-McGregor Negotiations

Dana White Disputes Claims, Says He's 'Running' Mayweather-McGregor Negotiations

Early this week, the L.A. Times reported the super fight between Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor was being targeted for early fall. But according to White, this was far from the truth. I'v...

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Cavs' best effort not good enough to beat the Warriors

As you heard from many players over the years how tough close-out games are. Klay Thompson (30) and Steph Curry (26) also impressed in the win. Three of their best players were already drafted, so...

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HYS: Should Man City sign Ryan Bertrand or Benjamin Mendy?

HYS: Should Man City sign Ryan Bertrand or Benjamin Mendy?

But the best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry, or so the saying goes, so if City could only sign one this summer, who would you choose - the Champions League winning former Chelsea youngster...

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Valverde exits Athletic amid Barcelona links

Valverde exits Athletic amid Barcelona links

He is due to hold one final press conference in Bilbao on Wednesday but it is not clear if Barca will bring forward the timing of their own announcement. "But this is my club, it was my duty to firs...

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Mumbai Indians claim IPL title after dramatic finish against Pune

Mumbai Indians claim IPL title after dramatic finish against Pune

Supergiant needed 11 runs off the last over but Johnson dismissed Manoj Tiway and top-scorer Steve Smith (51) off successive deliveries after conceding a boundary off the first ball. "The last over ...

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Pens' Nick Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3

Pens' Nick Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3

If they continue their game plan, then the goals will eventually come. Officially, of course, coach Mike Sullivan will only say Bonino is a game-time decision. Murray admits he's much more comfort...

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Jack Nicklaus says he feels bad for Tiger Woods

Jack Nicklaus says he feels bad for Tiger Woods

Mr Woods also told police he was taking several prescription medications. Initial reports indicated that he may have been driving drunk, but according to statements from Woods himself - as wel...

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Video shows Tiger Woods performing 2 breath tests at jail

Video shows Tiger Woods performing 2 breath tests at jail

Kaymer, who is a two-time major victor himself, pointed to the number of people Woods has inspired as a 14-time major victor and one of the best golfers in the history of the sport. The arrest affidav...

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Serena Williams Keeping Baby Gender a 'Surprise,' Clarifies Venus' Comments

Serena Williams Keeping Baby Gender a 'Surprise,' Clarifies Venus' Comments

Venus Williams was able to overcome a shaky start to defeat Kurumi Nara 6-3, 6-1 to reach the third round of the French Open on Wednesday. This is Williams' first child with her fiancé, Reddit ...

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#MakeAmericaHateAgain: 'Nigger' Spray Painted on Home Owned by LeBron James

A West Los Angeles home owned by LeBron James was vandalized Wednesday morning at 6:44 a.m., Los Angeles Police Department officer Norma Eisenman confirmed to USA TODAY Sports. Public reco...

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Arsenal beat Chelsea to win record 13th FA Cup

Nine wins from their final 10 matches saw the Gunners turn what looked like a disappointing season into a somewhat positive one with Saturday's FA Cup success moving Arsenal ahead of Manchester Un...

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Novak Djokovic To Pick Andre Agassi's Brains After 'Rusty' Start

One step closer to a 10th Roland Garros. Enjoy the latest action from the 2017 French Open - which is live on Eurosport and Eurosport Player. I won't start to play serve and volley or something li...

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Khaldoon Al Mubarak dismisses 'ridiculous' speculation over Aguero future

Khaldoon Al Mubarak dismisses 'ridiculous' speculation over Aguero future

Al-Mubarak admits the club will embark on another massive spending spree to land some of the world's biggest stars for Guardiola. Aguero helped City finish third in the league, scoring 20 goals in...

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Kyrgios aces way into 2nd round at French Open

Kyrgios aces way into 2nd round at French Open

The 26-year-old is far from unique in finding movement on the surface troublesome, and she arrived in Paris with just three clay wins under her belt this season. The Taiwanese player won seven point...

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Hogenkamp backs renaming of Margaret Court Arena

Hogenkamp backs renaming of Margaret Court Arena

Court, now a church pastor, complained on Thursday that the carrier's support of marriage equality "leaves me no option but to use other airlines where possible for my extensive traveling". "Margaret,...

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Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 6/1/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

In the team's one day off between the first and second round, Thomas flew from Chicago to Washington for Chyna's funeral, gave a heartfelt eulogy and then made the long trek to Boston for Game 1 again...

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French Open to start with Petra Kvitova's return to court

Kvitova had her parents and two brothers in attendance at Roland Garros for this significant moment in her recovery from a horrific attack last December. Kvitova has missed all season so far whil...

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Vettel 'surprised' to come out ahead of Raikkonen

But when Hamilton was asked if his observation about Ferrari favouring Vettel meant he would be asking Mercedes for similar treatment, he dismissed the idea. It's been a long week and we've wo...

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Scott Dixon knocked out of Indy 500 after frightening crash

Scott Dixon knocked out of Indy 500 after frightening crash

Both Howard and Dixon were evaluated and released from the infield care center. "I'm glad everybody's OK". At least one photographer needed medical attention after being hit by debris; the race re...

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Kevin Love finds it 'funny' that Cavs are underdogs against Warriors

In Game 3, the Celtics managed to beat the buzzer via a three-point shot, and defeat Cleveland 111-108. Stats & Info takes a look at some of the most notable rubber matches in sports history, in...

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Conte wants to stay 'many years' at Chelsea

Speaking to journalists ahead of Saturday's showpiece, the 30-year-old explained that; "Two years ago Chelsea won the title". There was still the occasional mistakes and lapses in concentration but,...

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ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Michael Hussey puts England and Australia as favourites

Hopefully these two practice games [against New Zealand and Bangladesh] will give me an indication about how well I go in this tournament, and how well my variations will come to fore. "I think they...

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Armed police guarding FA Cup final after Manchester bomb

Chelsea's rivals will be eager to overtake them next season. But the Gunners missed out on the top four and have a host of injury concerns ahead of the Wembley clash. So we have to be ready for tha...

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Djokovic excited by 'new vibe' with Agassi

I need to play my best". Happy about the events that I won. "I mean, their level of tennis that they have performed is quite fantastic". Rafa is playing on his favorite surface and playing with co...

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Roger Goodell: NFL to allow some flair in celebration

Roger Goodell: NFL to allow some flair in celebration

The " No Fun League " made a decision to lighten up a bit by allowing some celebrations that had been penalized in recent years. The move to shorter overtimes is just one of the changes that hav...

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Murray, Konta find out French Open fate

So much has changed for Djokovic since the Serb completed a career Grand Slam at the French Open past year by beating Andy Murray in the final. "I played the best player on clay three times in t...

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Monaco Grand Prix: Jenson Button feeling no pressure on Formula 1 return

Monaco Grand Prix: Jenson Button feeling no pressure on Formula 1 return

Button had the opportunity to test this year's McLaren following the Bahrain Grand Prix , but turned it down and completed all of his race preparation on the team's simulator in Woking. He also has...

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Super Bowl LV moved from LA to Tampa

Super Bowl 2021 will now be hosted in Tampa instead of Los Angeles. The Rams could have asked for a waiver from the league to get around the one-year rule, but Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times...

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Vikings' Zimmer to take time off after latest eye surgery

Vikings' Zimmer to take time off after latest eye surgery

Better in the spring than during the fall, he realized. General manager Rick Spielman said Monday that the organization anticipates Zimmer to return to the job "in a few weeks". "The doctors all g...

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Mourinho: Europa semi is United's 'most important' match

Mourinho: Europa semi is United's 'most important' match

It is just a shame they have left it so late in the season to show what they are capable of. "So finally today they sing, they (swing) the scarves - it's nice for them". "Now we play Celta Vigo an...

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Svitolina wins in Rome after Halep falters in final set

Svitolina wins in Rome after Halep falters in final set

It's safe to say Halep has found her groove, as she's dropped just one set this tournament and is back to playing with that energy and confidence. It was a tour-best fourth title this year for Svito...

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Wenger ready to stay at Arsenal, accepts backroom shake-up

Wenger ready to stay at Arsenal, accepts backroom shake-up

Asked if the match against Everton would be his last home game as Arsenal manager, Wenger said: "I can not tell you that". Wenger's hand has been weakened by the fact Arsenal stand to miss out on ...

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Derek McInnes: Rangers should be

Derek McInnes: Rangers should be "embarrassed" to finish behind Aberdeen

The new Rangers manager hit out at the Dons, suggesting they were on the wane while his side were on the up, prior to the 2-1 defeat that confirmed Rangers will finish third in the SPL this season. ...

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Zaza Pachulia expected to be enemy No. 1 for Spurs fans

Zaza Pachulia expected to be enemy No. 1 for Spurs fans

The Spurs signed him to a four-year, $80 million deal to take some of the scoring burden off of aging stars Duncan, who retired last summer, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili. The 2017 NBA Playoffs roll o...

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Free agent DB McCourty signs with Browns

Free agent DB McCourty signs with Browns

McCourty's brother, Devin , plays safety for the New England Patriots, who showed "some interest" after the cornerback was released by the Tennessee Titans , the Boston Herald's Jeff Howe reported...

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