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Team NZ pay for penalties against Team USA

The Kiwis' decision was surprisingly pre-empted by US skipper Jimmy Spithill, who appeared before the challenger teams at the press conference a...

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Phil Mickelson will miss US Open to see his daughter graduate

Phil Mickelson announced after his third round at the Memorial on Saturday that he plans to skip the U.S. Open in two weeks at Erin Hills so he...

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Chelsea want Dani Alves

Alves is now preparing with Juventus for tonight's huge UEFA Champions League final against Real Madrid but his time with the Italian club...

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Ronaldo helps Real Madrid become 1st team to retain CL title

Ronaldo swept in Real's opener and alertly prodded in their third - Casemiro's deflected effort and a late Marco Asensio effort capped off an ...

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Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1, 113-91

We worry about defense first and offensively we can move the ball around, drive and kick and try to find shots. Asked after the game if there ...

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Graham Rahal wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar races

DETROIT (AP ) - Graham Rahal had such a comfortable cushion while cruising toward victory at the Detroit Grand Prix he toyed with his push-to-...

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Volquez throws no-hitter, Marlins top Diamondbacks 3-0

Today would have been Ventura's 26's birthday, and before the game, Volquez posted on Instagram in his memory. Along the way, the two Dominica...

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Mickelson to skip US Open for daughter's graduation

Jude Classic in Memphis, Tennessee. Mickelson hasn't officially withdrawn from the U.S. Open, which starts June 15 at Erin Hills in Wisconsin...

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Saina Nehwal Storms Into Semis Of Thailand Open

Second seeded Saina brushed aside Slovakia's Martina Repiska 21-5, 21-10 in the opening round to set up a clash with Malaysia's Ying Ying Lee in...

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In contrasting fashion, Djokovic, Muguruza advance in Paris

She falls, however, to the fourth seed Muguruza in straight sets. Williams has had her issues at Roland Garros over the years, and she has n...

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3 takeaways from Golden State Warriors vs Cleveland Cavaliers

If there is a basketball God -- and there may not be, considering how terrible the playoffs have been -- this feud will continue in Game 2 ...

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Nadal, Djokovic march on as Muguruza survives at French Open

After his opening match at Roland Garros this year, the No4 seed, nine-time champion, the undisputed master of clay, Rafael Nadal , was ask...

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

Almost a year since he sat at the same podium inside Oracle Arena and addressed Muhammad Ali's impact as an activist following the heavyweight c...

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England expect to end drought in Champions Trophy

Though the extent of his injury is unknown yet, this could be a huge blow for England as the swing bowler is an indispensable part of their OD...

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Jared Payne out of Lions opener due to calf strain

So many people get to enjoy them. The Otago hooker is confident the players, who have been drawn from the ranks of the semi-professional provi...

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Dufner has another 65 and opens big lead at Memorial

World number six Jordan Spieth had stood one shot off the pace after an opening round of 66, and still stood at six-under through six holes on...

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Sabathia wins 4th straight, Hicks has 6 RBIs, Yanks win 12-2

Hicks followed with an RBI double and Chase Headley had an RBI single that gave NY a 9-0 lead. NY enters Toronto at 30-20 and owns a 13-12 ...

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Mascot for New York Mets fired after flipping off fan

For the second year in a row, the OR men's golf team will be playing for a national championship. The Sooners won their first NCAA Men's Golf Ch...

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Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead

His goal was the fastest to start a period in Penguins' playoff history. A Phil Kessel shot grazed Wilson's stick before it was knocked in...

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Who Are Celtics Fans Rooting For In The NBA Finals?

Teams couldn't even put up the pretense that the games they were charging fans (and ESPN) full price for actually mattered. In addition to pla...

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Antoine Griezmann has not asked to leave Atletico Madrid, says club spokesperson

Interest from Manchester United has been touted prominently, but a deal will always depend on Atletico management and whether or not they feel...

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Jets Swap S Pryor for LB Demario Davis

Pryor had only two interceptions and two forced fumbles in three seasons with the Jets . However, the 24-year-old spent most of the day working...

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Chelsea star wants Manchester United transfer

Mourinho has left vice-chairman Ed Woodward a list of four priority players to sign this summer and it remains to be seen if Chelsea would let s...

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Chelsea midfield general wants summer switch to Manchester United

Antonio Conte is keen to land some marquee signings this summer ahead of Chelsea's return to the Champions League next season. That means...

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Johnson advances to 3rd round at French Open

Caroline Wozniacki, the Danish 12th seed, produced an impressive performance to beat Canadian Francoise Abanda 6-0 6-0 in 52 minutes. The 11th...

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Clemson earns regional host bid in NCAA Baseball Tournament

CT Friday when the top-seeded Tigers meet No. 4 seed Texas Southern. The rest of the national seeds, in order, are Texas Tech (43-15), TC...

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French Open at a glance: Kerber loses, Kvitova wins

I have to find myself again and try to forget the clay season as soon as possible, and reset for the grass season again. Kerber, the first wom...

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Jimi Manuwa vs. Volkan Oezdemir Set For UFC 214

UFC 214 is loaded with some noteworthy bouts. The 37-year-old, No. 3-rated Manuwa (17-2), a training partner of victorious Sunday main-event f...

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Venus Williams hints sister Serena is expecting a baby girl

The 10th-seeded Williams, a runner-up in Paris in 2002, trailed 3-1 in the opening set but then won seven consecutive games. Robin Haase los...

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Defending champ Muguruza survives Kontaveit scare

That's how you have to be is greedy". Schiavone is now 36 and announced in January this will be her a year ago on the tour. She made it to the...

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Kvitova makes winning return to tennis

But Kvitova's recovery was faster than expected and she said last month that she was signing up for the French Open . "So I'm happy that I ca...

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Kevin Love says it's amusing to consider Cavaliers underdogs

Past year the Warriors were record-setting again, but it was the wonderful Cavs who came back from a 3-1 Finals deficit to win Cleveland's firs...

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Major League Baseball suspends Bryce Harper, Hunter Strickland for role in bench-clearing brawl

On Monday, in their first meeting in almost three years , Strickland took his first name a little too seriously and drilled Harper in the hip w...

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Predators pounce on Ducks, take 3-2 series lead

He's Nashville's 24-year-old rookie, and he made his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut on Saturday night, though it wasn't the first time he's worn...

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England's six of the worst in record collapse

Rabada and Parnell decimated the English top order in the opening five overs and rendered the contest effectively over with England teetering ...

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