• South Africa overwhelm Sri Lanka after Hashim Amla hundred creates platform
South Africa overwhelm Sri Lanka after Hashim Amla hundred creates platform

Amla hit five fours and two sixes in his 115-ball 103, while du Plessis took 70 balls to score his 75. Batting first, they posted a solid-looking 299 from 50 busy overs, driven on by a high grade unhurried hundred from Hashim Amla , his 25th in one-day internationals and another example of the ease with which high-class batsmen have so far been a...

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  • Cooler heads prevail: A different Mr. Met back at ballpark
Cooler heads prevail: A different Mr. Met back at ballpark

He got more cheers in the sixth inning, when he launched souvenirs along the first base side. Mr. Met's big smiling baseball face was back in view on Thursday, but there was a new person behind the mask a day after the New York Mets mascot lost his cool.

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  • Damian Lillard ranks 15 on Forbes' list of world's highest-paid athletes
Damian Lillard ranks 15 on Forbes' list of world's highest-paid athletes

Off the court, Forbes reports Aldridge made $1.5 million in endorsements with Nike, Gunn Automotive, HEB Grocery Company and Panini. McGregor is tied in 24th place with Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale with both men earning $34 million previous year.

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  • Jimmy Garoppolo open to 'any possibility' for his future
Jimmy Garoppolo open to 'any possibility' for his future

But for that to work some sort of deal would have to be worked out between the Patriots and Jimmy. "I'll entertain any possibility", Garoppolo explained. "Woke up to about 50 text messages, was confused because I don't really do much on social media". "Whoever did it was pretty slick to figure out my password".

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  • Sam Sumyk: 'French crowd is pathetic, no class'
Sam Sumyk: 'French crowd is pathetic, no class'

With the news of Timea Bacsinszky's three-set victory over Venus Williams shortly after Mladenovic's win, the realization has hit that there will be a maiden Grand Slam victor on the women's side. - Defending champion Novak Djokovic beat Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-6 (5) 6-1 6-3 to advance to the quarter-finals. I don't prepare my matches...

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  • 8 important Yankees things to know: What's next for Masahiro Tanaka
8 important Yankees things to know: What's next for Masahiro Tanaka

More importantly for the Yankees , Sabathia's performance occurred after a rough outing by Masahiro Tanaka . He closed the night with a 99 miles per hour heater to Aaron Judge , striking the NY slugger out on three pitches. Girardi said they're continuing to "find out why there's inconsistencies in his stuff". The burly 6-foot-6 lefty, not known...

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  • Wawrinka, Murray, Halep in action in 4th round in Paris
Wawrinka, Murray, Halep in action in 4th round in Paris

He served for the set, but I was able to take his service. I had many opportunities, and it's unfortunate. Murray needed nearly one and a half hours to nail the first set as he uppered in the tiebreak 10-8, only to see their Argentine opponent stand at the net for a while to show frustration between the interval.

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  • Thiem knocks Djokovic out of French Open
Thiem knocks Djokovic out of French Open

Ostapenko sent shots toward the lines and put them right where she wanted often enough to deliver 38 winners - 32 more than the defensive-minded Wozniacki, a two-time runner-up at majors. "It's not getting easier on Friday". Next for Murray is a match against No. 8 Kei Nishikori , who got past a slow start to defeat Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-...

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  • NFL exec thinks Jets have league's worst roster in last 10 years
NFL exec thinks Jets have league's worst roster in last 10 years

The surprise isn't so much that the Jets released David Harris today. "He bled green", Bowles said . "We've obviously talked about building a young team going forward and position ourselves for success". The Jets reportedly plan to either release or trade the 30-year-old receiver who played in only three games in 2016 after undergoing season-e...

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  • Dade approves $9M land sale to Miami Beckham United
Dade approves $9M land sale to Miami Beckham United

The funds from the $9,015,000.00 purchase will be for the Water and Sewer Department (WASD), which now owns the parcel of land. After four years and an absurd hopscotch around Dade County in desperate search of a stadium site, David Beckham and his partners are closer than ever to finally bringing a Major League Soccer team to Miami .

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  • Nadal, Djokovic enter quarter-finals
Nadal, Djokovic enter quarter-finals

He hit 31 winners in the match compared with just 12 for Bautista Agut and clinched victory after an hour and 50 minutes. Joining the Spanish duo in the quarters is defending champion Novak Djokovic who got past another Spaniard in Albert Ramos-Vinolas.

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  • Play starts in women's quarterfinals in Paris
Play starts in women's quarterfinals in Paris

Wincing when he struck a bounce overhead, Carreno Busta pulled the plug with Nadal holding a 15-0 lead in the third game. The Romanian wasted four set points but evened the match on her next opportunity in the tiebreaker after saving a match point.

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  • Kerr return adds gloss to big win for unstoppable Warriors
Kerr return adds gloss to big win for unstoppable Warriors

While James has delivered - he had a triple-double on Sunday night in Game 2 - it hasn't been almost enough against the superstar-laden Golden State Warriors . "We definitely have a sense of what they're capable of, and we felt like a lot of times tonight we played better basketball", Love said. That after blowing away the Cleveland Cavaliers 1...

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  • Kane embracing senior role in England squad
Kane embracing senior role in England squad

Last year's result severely impacted Scotland's hopes of qualifying out of Group F, but a late victor against Slovenia in March kept alive hopes of a first World Cup berth since 1998. Speaking in a Glasgow hotel where he was helping to publicise the qualifier at Hampden Park, while promoting gambling firm Mobilebet's free offer bet, he said: "Fir...

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  • NBA Finals ratings highest since Jordan's last title in 1998
NBA Finals ratings highest since Jordan's last title in 1998

Pierce's ESPN colleagues let him have it pretty good - Michelle Beadle asked The Truth what was in his drink, while Chauncey Billups tried to stop him from saying anything else more dumb. "His defense was awesome, and we needed it especially with Draymond out", Kerr said of Durant. "The answer was no, we did not repeat", he said. "We kn...

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  • Arsenal Announce Sead Kolasinac Signing From Schalke
Arsenal Announce Sead Kolasinac Signing From Schalke

Arsenal striker, Alex Iwobi, believes manager Arsene Wenger will win the English Premier League title before leaving the club after signing a new two-year contract with the club. "I'm happy because he definitely the symbol of Arsenal and has made the club into what it is today". Arsenal have secured their first signing of the summer.

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  • Europa League victory lifted Manchester, says Ferguson
Europa League victory lifted Manchester, says Ferguson

Forty-eight hours after a suicide bomb attack scarred their city, United fans watched their team's Europa League final victory with a mixture of pain and passion. True, being the most expensive player in football , fans will always expect more of him but you just can not overlook that he has actually been pretty good in the centre of the field...

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  • Mourinho makes world-record bid for Kylian Mbappe
Mourinho makes world-record bid for Kylian Mbappe

At Arsenal , Mbappe would be the leading striker and would have the chance to emulate former Monaco man, and Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry- and Wenger is expecting big things from Mbappe. Kylian Mbappe has reportedly agreed with Monaco that he will not leave the club this summer, no matter what the offer. "You have the generation now betw...

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  • Real Madrid co-favorites with Barcelona to defend UCL crown
Real Madrid co-favorites with Barcelona to defend UCL crown

Real Madrid Champions League final last Saturday (3 June), over 11 million unique viewers watched the game at some point on Atresmedia's Antena 3 . However, the injury-plagued 27-year-old made only 19 league appearances for the club as they won their first LaLiga title since 2011. It's the first time in the Champions League era (since 1992)...

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  • Rain pushes Nadal, Djokovic quarter-finals back to Wednesday
Rain pushes Nadal, Djokovic quarter-finals back to Wednesday

For a full look at Wednesday's schedule, visit the Roland Garros official website . Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia beat No. 11 Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 4-6, 6-2, 6-2; No. Djokovic was left on his knees, and soon he would be out of the tournament entirely. Known as the King of Clay, Nadal is seeking his 10th French Open title...

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  • Scooter turns slugger, ties MLB record with 4 homers
Scooter turns slugger, ties MLB record with 4 homers

Louis 4-2 on Monday night. He followed with a two-run shot and a solo homer off John Gant before leaving the game as both teams substituted freely with Cincinnati ahead 11-0. No major leaguer had ever gotten five hits, four homers and 10 RBIs in a game, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Adleman lost to the Cardinals on April 28, when he surre...

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  • Djokovic and Nadal matches postponed because of rain
Djokovic and Nadal matches postponed because of rain

This year, Nike's tie dye outfits have come under scrutiny at Roland Garros . Serena Williams shows off her Nike fashion sense during the 2016 French Open . Against Wozniacki, a two-time U.S. Open runner-up, Ostapenko sent shots toward the lines and put them right where she wanted often enough to deliver 38 winners - 32 more than her defensiv...

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  • Kyle Larson wins Dover Xfinity race for 2nd straight victory
Kyle Larson wins Dover Xfinity race for 2nd straight victory

First, Johnson, who qualified 14th, had to start from the rear of the field due to a gear change in his No. 48 Chevrolet . "That's through relationships, those people that are close to me understand me, know me and know who I am outside the race track as a personable person, as a friend", he said.

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  • Dortmund signs Maximilian Philipp for reported $22.5 million
Dortmund signs Maximilian Philipp for reported $22.5 million

Tuchel was sacked a year before his contract was set to finish, despite him leading the club to their first silverware in five years. Under Bosz, they will be expected to kick on. Borussia Dortmund could have got themselves a gem here and it will be worth keeping a close eye on them to see how they do and the football they play under his lead.

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  • Marshawn Lynch opens up about when he chose to play for Raiders
Marshawn Lynch opens up about when he chose to play for Raiders

Lynch made news by declaring that the franchise's impending move to Las Vegas, rather than withering his desire to come back and play for his hometown team, actually motivated his plan for reinstatement , according to NFL.com . "I got a whole Oakland behind me", Lynch continued. For that reason, playing for his home town just made too much sense....

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  • Cavs ignore last year's comeback after another 0-2 hole
Cavs ignore last year's comeback after another 0-2 hole

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates with guard Stephen Curry (30) during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, June 4, 2017. "There is a lot of work for us left to do". "And you are talking two of the greatest players that we got in this worl...

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  • Penguins expect Schultz, Hornqvist back for game seven
Penguins expect Schultz, Hornqvist back for game seven

Ottawa kept its season alive on Tuesday night with a 2-1 victory at home to even this series at 3-3. "There's no pressure on us". Ottawa then took the lead on a Mike Hoffman goal that stood up as the victor. They simply could not have been worse. "We wanted to force Game 7 and that's what we did - especially in the second period", fo...

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  • Luck and perfect tennis sends Nishikori to French Open QF
Luck and perfect tennis sends Nishikori to French Open QF

Murray posted a 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 triumph over Karen Khachanov , and Wawrinka was a 7-5, 7-6, 6-2 victor against Gael Monfils . The world number 97 had only won one match at the majors before this year's Roland Garros but she was the better player in the first set with Pliskova hitting just four winners.

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  • New Zealand wins toss, will bowl 1st against England
New Zealand wins toss, will bowl 1st against England

It is the second successive time a match involving Australia has fallen victim to the weather after its tournament opener against New Zealand was washed out at Edgbaston last Friday . Mitchell Starc had earlier ripped through the Bangaldesh tail, by taking four wickets in just nine balls after the world's No.6 side had struggled badly for runs.

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  • Liverpool: Salah reports played down
Liverpool: Salah reports played down

But the two clubs are expected to continue their talks over the coming days with a view to the Egyptian worldwide becoming Liverpool's second signing of the summer, following the arrival of Dominic Solanke. Earlier this week Liverpool lodged a £28million bid to Roma in an effort to sign ex-Chelsea winger Salah. Salah's agent Remy Abbas has ...

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