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Djokovic eases into Rome semis after rain delay

Djokovic had taken a one-set lead over unseeded Argentinian Del Potro, who held a 2-1 lead in the second set before heavy rain halted play. "I...

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Celtics follow euphoria of winning lottery with dud on court

Seems like a foolproof plan, even if George butt-dialing that tweet about the Celtics is probably more likely . "At 5'9", Thomas led the Celt...

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LaLiga: Sampaoli could not turn down Argentina job offer

Sampaoli, who led Chile to the 2015 Copa America title, confirmed he will only leave Sevilla to take charge of Argentina, rather than for anothe...

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Mourinho demands more from Manchester United fans

No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Goals from Granit Xhaka and Danny Welbeck ...

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Filip Forsberg: Filip Forsberg scores in third straight game

Forsberg collected the rebound of Ryan Ellis' shot not far from the Anaheim net and threw the puck into a crowded crease, scoring for the thir...

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John Terry has made most of season on periphery at Chelsea

The win took Chelsea's wins tally to 29, meaning the west Londoners can cap off their highly successful season with a 30th win against Sunderl...

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Thunder's Kanter detained in Romania

Kanter, who is Turkish, said he was held by officials because of his strong political views and opposition to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Er...

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If Real win La Liga, Malaga receive 1 million Euro

It was Ronaldo's 13th goal in his last eight matches , and 24th in league. Zinedine Zidane's side won 4-1 at Balaidos on Wednesday to m...

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Slaven Bilic targets top-six finish for West Ham next season

West Ham have recently been linked in media reports with City striker Iheanacho and full-back Zabaleta. 'Last year we tried to do something li...

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'Stranger things' - Redknapp delivers verdict on Liverpool and Arsenal top four battle

Arsenal have finally put a bit of a run together - it's a little late but we will go into this game with some confidence as a result. Arsena...

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Nadal beats Thiem in Madrid, wins 3rd straight title

Yet Nadal , coming back into form after two underwhelming years, was quick to play down suggestions that he is already the favourite for the Fr...

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Celta Vigo v Real Madrid

Ronaldo (who soon added his 368th goal shortly thereafter) also managed to beat the venerable record in 68 fewer games, taking just 460 outings ...

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1 year on, Verstappen sees fickle side of F1 at Spanish GP

Raikkonen was sent on a collision course with Verstappen's Red Bull on the outside after contact with the Mercedes, with both cars suffering rac...

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Spurs will adapt to playing at Wembley, says Pochettino

The Lilywhites were 2-1 winners against top-six rivals Manchester United at White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon. And Son, who believes it is...

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Preds reach 1st Western final in team history, ousting Blues

Assistant GM Martin Brodeur, who came out of the front office to serve as interim goalie coach to help resurrect Allen's season on February 1, w...

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The Wizards Are Dead And Kelly Olynyk Killed Them

Isaiah Thomas top scored with 29 points, adding 12 assists, while Kelly Olynyk registered a post-season best of 26. Bradley Beal led the Wi...

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Celtics end Wizards' season in Game 7, 115-105

Kyrie Irving and Isaiah Thomas have similar games, as do Horford and Love - the Celtics won't be able to match the greatest active player in t...

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Warriors F Iguodala has no structural damage in knee

During the 10 minutes of time Iguodala logged in Game 1, Golden State was minus-19 against San Antonio - the worst number of any Warriors player...

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Lehmann hopes no Ashes boycott, urges solution to pay row

You have to do that, you've got to keep it open in communication so we know the direction everyone's going. "There is no doubt that there is a...

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Nadal extends winning streak to 16 when Almagro retires

Last week in Madrid, Benoit Paire managed to surprise his good friend Stan Wawrinka but he failed to do the same tonight, as Stan beat him 6-3 1...

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West Brom could drop interest in Leeds' Charlie Taylor

The chances of an amicable exit now appear slim, with Leeds boss Garry Monk recently revealing the youngster refused to play in the final game...

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Watch New York Yankees Retire Derek Jeter's Number

The star-studded ceremony included a plaque unveiling with Jeter aka "The Captain"... They presented Jeter with a framed replica of his Monume...

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Spurs' Tony Parker out for rest of playoffs with quad injury

That's not to say Clint Capella has played poorly, he had 12 points and 16 rebounds, but the Rockets need to shake something up. "It's hard ...

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Spurs' Kawhi Leonard ruled out for Game 2 vs Warriors

Mills, who played 37 minutes in game one, says it will take an enormous team effort to dampen Curry's impact and beat the Warriors. San Antoni...

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Spurs beats Man United in stadium finale to secure 2nd spot

For the first time ever, Tottenham will play a second consecutive season in the Champions League, providing valuable income from UEFA as it comp...

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Steve Kerr Halftime Speech Inspires Warriors' Game 1 Comeback Win Over Spurs

San Antonio increased its margin by 25 points in the second quarter before the Warriors went on an 11-2 run capped off by a 3-point shot by Curr...

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Win streak snapped with 10-6 loss to Braves

These types of games, they can carry over into some pretty good winning streaks". Justin Smoak - YEAH THAT GUY - hurt the Mariners again, h...

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Sunday stroll for Si Woo Kim

Kim, 21, shot a three-under-par 69 on the final day at Sawgrass to finish on 10 under and replace Adam Scott as the youngest victor. With seco...

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Thomas scores 53, Celtics beat Wizards 129-119 in OT

But as he's done all postseason, he continued to find a way to push through it. Just one game after losing a tooth , Thomas dropped a playoff...

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South Africa football coach stresses winning mentality

Newly-appointed Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter is making his first official address at the Safa House. "With our search, we made s...

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Stifled Penguins head to Game 7 looking for a spark

After Alex Ovechkin dukes it out with Sidney Crosby and company one last time , Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers will look for their firs...

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Carlos Martinez gets 2 hits, Cards beat Cubs 5-3

Louis Cardinals beat the rival Chicago Cubs (STL 5, CHC 3) to further increase their NL Central lead. He was called up from Triple-A Iowa Sa...

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Arguments on bid to erase Hernandez conviction set to begin

Hernandez was 23 at the time and was cut from the team hours after his arrest in the killing. The murder conviction of Aaron Hernandez , seen...

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East finals trip on line as Wizards, Celtics head to Game 7

Boston's Isaiah Thomas had a chance to win the game with less than two seconds left, but his contested three missed the mark. John Wall hi...

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Warriors rally for 113-111 win after Spurs lose Leonard

WHAT SHARPS SAY: "If San Antonio head coach Greg Popovich needs any added incentive it would come from the fact Golden State has been install...

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