• French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal sets up final against Stan Wawrinka
French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal sets up final against Stan Wawrinka

Argentina gained a 1-0 win over Brazil in their Superclasico in Melbourne ahead of their make-or-break World Cup qualifiers later in the year. In the last set alone, Wawrinka smeared Murray with 15 winners to two and, at the height of dominance, pocketed 18 of 20 points to take control.

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  • David Wagner ready to seek Jurgen Klopp's advice on the Premier League
David Wagner ready to seek Jurgen Klopp's advice on the Premier League

READING boss Jaap Stam attempted to put a fearless face on his side's heartbreaking penalty shoot-out defeat to Huddersfield in the Championship play-off final at Wembley yesterday. "I'm so happy we've proven this is possible and we've brought this fairytale to a happy ending". Lowe was among Huddersfield's shootout heroes, completing a ...

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  • Warriors still in control, but wary of Cavaliers
Warriors still in control, but wary of Cavaliers

They hadn't paid enough attention in the first quarter to notice that the public address announcer had mistakenly announced Green as the recipient of the first-quarter technical foul. Both guys played tremendous games, really did some awesome things, one-on-one, making shots, and then they got a lot of contributions from others, too.

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  • Five players Predators need to step up in Game 6
Five players Predators need to step up in Game 6

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP ) - The Nashville Predators have shut down the likes of Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane, Vladimir Tarasenko and Ryan Getzlaf this postseason. During the 72-hour break between Games 2 and 3, Predators coach Peter Laviolette was asked repeatedly if he meant to bench Rinne. Instead, Pekka Rinne will be in the net against Pitts...

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  • Luke Bryan opening Game 6 broadcast from honky-tonk roof
Luke Bryan opening Game 6 broadcast from honky-tonk roof

The Penguins (64-28-8) mustered just one goal in each game, losing 5-1 on Sunday and 4-1 on Tuesday as the best-of-7 series got knotted up at two games apiece. Rinne understands coach Peter Laviolette was trying to wake up the Predators by pulling the veteran after allowing three goals on nine shots in the first 20 minutes of Game 5.

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  • Police release Tiger Woods' DUI arrest video
Police release Tiger Woods' DUI arrest video

Woods is wearing shorts, a dark hat and a light-colored shirt. ( CNN ) - During Tiger Woods' enormously successful career, cameras often showed the golfer confidently striding the course, smashing records and winning events in front of adoring fans and massive television audiences.

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  • Google marks ICC Champions Trophy with its addictive doodle
Google marks ICC Champions Trophy with its addictive doodle

That time we were ranked 10th, now we are ranked sixth. Regular skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and opener Tamim Iqbal did not feature in the game, but the team will still be asked questions for this horrific display. "Obviously 84 doesn't look good", he said. "We've done well against [England], but they are playing in home conditions and they...

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  • Yuvraj Singh's vintage magic helps India to beat Pak in Champions Trophy
Yuvraj Singh's vintage magic helps India to beat Pak in Champions Trophy

Yuvraj Singh was awarded as man of the match for his 53 knock off 32 balls. Kohli, who on Saturday had dismissed reports of a rift with India coach Anil Kumble , was equally contemptuous of Pakistan's attack during a blistering innings of 81 not out off just 68 balls that included six fours and three sixes.

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  • Patriots get rings, celebrate at Robert Kraft's home
Patriots get rings, celebrate at Robert Kraft's home

The massive rings were shown off during a private ceremony , but thanks to the magic of social media, we got to see quarterback Tom Brady flash a stunning set of five Super Bowl rings on one hand. The left side of the 10-karat white gold ring features each recipient's name and number encrusted in diamonds. The inner right arbor of the ring r...

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  • French Open final 'a nice gift' for Ostapenko
French Open final 'a nice gift' for Ostapenko

It is the first Slam final for Ostapenko, who turned 20 today and has never won a WTA title. Ostapenko had lost both career matches at Roland Garros before her scintillating run this year. Bopanna is only the fourth Indian player to win a major title after Sania Mirza, Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi. Pliskova saved a couple of set points at...

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  • Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five
Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five

Predators coach Peter Laviolette was upset after the game, a 6-0 Penguins blowout win. The Penguins took a 3-2 lead in the Stanley Cup Final largely thanks to Sidney Crosby and the energised play of a few other previously slumping stars on Thursday.

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  • Defensemen help Penguins play fast in Stanley Cup Final
Defensemen help Penguins play fast in Stanley Cup Final

Six different players scored goals in the Penguins' rout of the Nashville Predators Thursday night in Pittsburgh. It falls on Subban and others to stop the Pens from securing the Stanley Cup in Game 6 on Sunday in Nashville. Instead, Mattias Ekholm was on the ice for four goals, P.K Subban and Matt Irwin were each on for three goals, and Yannic...

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  • Senna family clarifies Hamilton helmet gift
Senna family clarifies Hamilton helmet gift

Finland's Valtteri Bottas was third for Mercedes with Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen fourth. "To think that I am that close to Michael's record is incredible - I plan on getting there but that is all ifs and buts". Hamilton drove to his 65th F1 career pole position by 3/10 sec. "Ayrton was the guy who I knew at the beginning, it was the colou...

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  • Released Zlatan to continue rehab at Man U
Released Zlatan to continue rehab at Man U

Germain star after original doubts about him being able to keep up his form across the English Channel. June 9, 2017 The Swede landed awkwardly on his knee coming down from a header in United Europa League Quarter-Final tie against Anderlecht back in April, ruling him out.

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  • Health of Nashville defenseman Ryan Ellis still in question
Health of Nashville defenseman Ryan Ellis still in question

Bentley, a longtime Predators season ticketholder, had the opportunity to sing the National Anthem prior to Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final series between the Nashville Predators and the Pittsburgh Penguins . "You know they're going to be desperate", Crosby said. "But we've got to play a better game". The Pens converted with the man advant...

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  • Cink, Cabrera Bello among 3 leaders at St. Jude
Cink, Cabrera Bello among 3 leaders at St. Jude

Canada's Brittany Marchand, a Symetra Tour player who made the cut at an LPGA Tour event for the first time, was five shots off the lead after a 67. Korhonen had a 66 for the lowest score of the day. Starting on the 10th, he was undone by two awful holes during his first nine, double-bogeying the 13th and then triple-bogeying the 15th.

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  • Sharapova pulls out of Wimbledon qualifying due to thigh injury
Sharapova pulls out of Wimbledon qualifying due to thigh injury

In mid-May, she got to the second round in Rome but had to pull out because of a thigh injury . "I want to thank the LTA for their fantastic support on my return and providing me with a Birmingham wildcard, a tournament which I hope many of you will be able to attend", added the 178th-ranked Sharapova.

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  • I surprised myself! - Ferrari's Vettel revels in Monaco Grand Prix glory
I surprised myself! - Ferrari's Vettel revels in Monaco Grand Prix glory

Whether Vettel's win was entirely deserved is subject to whether or not you can see team orders in Ferrari's race tactics, with pole position Raikkonen . While the incident left Wehrlein unharmed, he could not get out of the vehicle till he was back on to all four wheels. The race was back on on lap 68, which again allowed Vettel to pull a...

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  • Jelena Ostapenko Pulls A Thrilling Upset To Win The French Open
Jelena Ostapenko Pulls A Thrilling Upset To Win The French Open

I don't think I will believe it for another couple of days or weeks. Kuerten's 1997 victory came on the day Ostapenko was born. This was her first top-level title of any kind, emulating the accomplishment of the much loved Gustavo Kuerten at Roland Garros on June 8, 1997.

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  • Ferrari dominates final practice with Vettel, Raikkonen one-two; Stroll 18th
Ferrari dominates final practice with Vettel, Raikkonen one-two; Stroll 18th

Lewis Hamilton has won the pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix for the third year in a row. "I knew that number 65 was there in the waiting", said Hamilton. "So to match him, and to receive this, is the greatest honor". "God bless you all". The final part of qualifying became a duel between Vettel and Hamilton, with the Briton finding a...

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  • The Lakers Have Options If They Pass On Lonzo Ball
The Lakers Have Options If They Pass On Lonzo Ball

That way, clubs like the 76ers at No. 3 that covet anybody from Jackson to Kentucky point guard De'Aaron Fox would need to contact L.A.to see what it'd take to get No. This is the same team that traded away DeMarcus Cousins last season to bring Buddy Hield to the team, and will probably be parting ways with free agent Rudy Gay in the near f...

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  • Owen Farrell: Lions must keep working after 'impressive' Crusaders Tour win
Owen Farrell: Lions must keep working after 'impressive' Crusaders Tour win

Gatland also revealed he is planning to invite the tour captain Sam Warburton to prove his fitness against the Highlanders in Dunedin on Tuesday, with the Wales flanker having been sidelined for the past week with a strained ankle. This was a completely different Lions outfit to the one that lost to the Blues on paper and they played like a com...

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  • Kevin Durant wanted absolutely no part of this LeBron James dunk
Kevin Durant wanted absolutely no part of this LeBron James dunk

In an informal discussion in a barber shop that took place in February with Draymond Green on hand that aired on YouTube on Friday, James said his closest confidants - his mother and wife - were not supportive of returning to Cleveland. And my name is not just myself. "It's more of a bigger picture and it's more of ... all these kids, all these...

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  • Cricket's ICC Champions Trophy marked by Google's latest Doodle
Cricket's ICC Champions Trophy marked by Google's latest Doodle

We have done well in our last few matches against England and we are confident", he said. Before that, they must slay the team that pushed them off the stage just over two years ago. Stokes picked up a knee problem during England's three-match ODI series against South Africa , and while that injury did not seem to bother him too much as far...

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  • Judge, Yankees batter Orioles 16-3 for 4th straight win
Judge, Yankees batter Orioles 16-3 for 4th straight win

The Orioles are 1-7 in their last eight during game three of a series, and 0-4 in their last four Sunday games. It was his third career multihomer game and second this year. In the fourth, Matt Holliday punctuated the Yanks' offensive spree by lashing an opposite field, three-run shot into the right field seats against reliever Stefan Crichton fo...

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  • LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers reach fork in the road in National Basketball Association
LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers reach fork in the road in National Basketball Association

When asked on Thursday if he thinks the way the Warriors roster is composed is "unfair" to the rest of the league, LeBron did not take the bait . The current state of the Lakers is about what the Cavs' state was after James left the first time, so putting that franchise under the leadership of Magic Johnson back together might not be as daun...

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  • UFC Fight Night Predictions: Derrick Lewis vs. Mark Hunt 6/10/17
UFC Fight Night Predictions: Derrick Lewis vs. Mark Hunt 6/10/17

Immediately after the loss, Lewis said Saturday would "most likely" be his last fight in the UFC. After the fight, Lewis hinted at a possible retirement from the sport. I've had a lot of fun, traveled the world. "To walk (into the octagon) in my country of birth is pretty incredible", Hunt said. Hunt got his first win since beating Frank Mir ...

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  • Bill Maher Talks N-Word Controversy:
Bill Maher Talks N-Word Controversy: "I Did a Bad Thing"

Maher fired back defensively, "I think the people watching right now are saying that point has been made". "This was just a mistake", he said. 'We're all evolving at the pace of day by day, ' he said. "You are used to those cheers", Dyson quipped. Ice Cube joined the host later in the show and said that the word is " like a knife " beca...

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: Batsmen to watch out for
Champions Trophy 2017: Batsmen to watch out for

England had their own last-minute hitch too, stumbling to 20 for six in five overs and eventually losing by seven wickets to South Africa in their final Royal London Series match at Lord's on Monday. England: Eoin Morgan (Captain), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler (wicketkeeper), Alex Hales, Liam Plunkett, Adi...

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  • NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from last year
NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from last year

Kevin Durant had a team-high 35 points for the Warriors , who will try again to wrap up their second National Basketball Association title in three years Monday at Oakland. "If I become an owner", he said, "I'm going to try to sign everybody". Game 3 on Wednesday night was a flawless example - the Cavs handed the Warriors their best sho...

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