• Chile wary of sharpshooter Ronaldo
Chile wary of sharpshooter Ronaldo

The Real Madrid superstar literally scored five goals over two legs against Vidal's Bayern in the Champions League quarter-finals. At the tournament so far Chile have played out draws against Germany and Australia either side of a comprehensive 2-0 win over Cameroon, a game in which Vidal bagged the opener.

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  • Azerbaijan Grand Prix qualifying: Hamilton grabs historic pole at the last
Azerbaijan Grand Prix qualifying: Hamilton grabs historic pole at the last

Red Bull dominated Friday practice, with Max Verstappen topping both timesheets and Ricciardo finishing both in the top three, but they did not feature in the battle for pole with Verstappen fifth and Ricciardo 10th. "We would have loved to have had more laps this morning. With the place , with the feeling that we had, I'll happily take it an...

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  • Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack
Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack

So well has she been playing that it has become even more significant that this tournament is a Wimbledon warm-up event, for Kivitova is already beginning to suggest she can again do well at the grass court Grand Slam starting in nine days' time.

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  • George informs Pacers he will leave in 2018
George informs Pacers he will leave in 2018

In addition to the news, Zach Lowe is reporting that the Pacers are going to try and move quickly on making a deal. Klay Thompson, who still has two years left on his current deal ($17.8 million next season; just under $19 million in 2018-19), is nearly an equal in terms of contract value to George (set to make $19.5 million next season).

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  • Andy Murray vs. Stan Wawrinka 2017 French Open Pick, Odds, Prediction
Andy Murray vs. Stan Wawrinka 2017 French Open Pick, Odds, Prediction

The No. 1-seeded Murray , a three-time major champion and last year's runner-up at Roland Garros , and No. 3 Wawrinka, whose own trio of Grand Slam trophies includes the 2015 French Open , moved into the quarters with ho-hum, straight-set victories.

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  • NHL Expansion Draft: St. Louis Blues Protection Strategy
NHL Expansion Draft: St. Louis Blues Protection Strategy

The Thunderbirds have signed the following seven players to AHL one-way deals: forwards Francois Beauchemin, Matt Buckles, Ryan Horvat and Anthony Greco; defensemen Matt MacKenzie and Ed Wittchow; and goaltender Evan Cowley. The Wild have a number of tough decisions on the back line and up front, and keeping Zucker would be one. "It certainly r...

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  • Can't think of all-time India XI without considering Yuvraj: Dravid
Can't think of all-time India XI without considering Yuvraj: Dravid

One of Yuvraj's best-ever knocks in ODIs came in a game against a strong Australian team at Sydney in early 2004. "I have seen ups and downs". "To play for India is not that hard, but to sustain it is tough". That opportunity came only against Australia in the next game and Yuvraj Singh took the world by storm with a man-of-the-match performa...

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  • FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off in Russian Federation
FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off in Russian Federation

After clashes between Russian and English soccer fans marred last year's European Championship, Putin adopted legislation toughening punishments for stadium violence as part of a broader crackdown on hooliganism. "I thought I scored the opening goal but it doesn't really matter who was credited for it", Glushakov said . "We coped with the ta...

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  • Mayweather, UFC star McGregor agree to August fight
Mayweather, UFC star McGregor agree to August fight

I love everything about his confidence, fighting ability, heart and the way he builds momentum leading up to the fight. White thinks that with a little help from father time, the lighting that McGregor has shown many times to be in his hands in MMA bouts can translate to success in this super fight.

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  • ACC record 75 players selected in 2017 MLB Draft
ACC record 75 players selected in 2017 MLB Draft

Despite an accomplished fastball, Hall's prizewinning pitch is his crushing curve that usually buckles the knees of opposing batters. "I've been working my whole life towards that, so it's nice to finally have that moment", said Adam Hall, who started playing baseball when he was 7 years old.

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  • Team New Zealand capsizes in America's Cup challenger race
Team New Zealand capsizes in America's Cup challenger race

Holders Oracle Team USA await the winners of the challenger final in the America's Cup . "That was a tough race and to come back from 3-1 down - the boys really dug deep". "It's two big, well-supported teams going head to head", he said. Team New Zealand tried to adjust during the second race of the day when their yacht pitched out of the ...

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  • New Zealand v Samoa: Three Barrett brothers in All Blacks squad
New Zealand v Samoa: Three Barrett brothers in All Blacks squad

Farrell had been named on the bench for the match in Rotorua on Saturday but has since been replaced. Gatland still wants them to play. England fly-half Farrell suffered a minor thigh strain in training on Thursday, ruling him out of Saturday's tour match against an imposing Maori All Blacks side in Rotorua.

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  • Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain
Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain

Ominously, Bale thinks this is only the beginning of another cycle of all conquering success for Real. Bale won his third Champions League winner's medal in four seasons as Real swept aside Juventus 4-1 in his home city of Cardiff on Saturday night.

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  • Josh Jackson reportedly canceled his workout with the Celtics
Josh Jackson reportedly canceled his workout with the Celtics

There was a report yesterday the Lakers have likely promised to draft Jackson, but that has been contradicted. While the feeling is that Ball is a good fit with the Lakers offensively, Fox and Jackson are gritty defenders and vocal leaders on the court, something the Lakers feel the team is lacking.

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  • Tapwrit rallies in stretch to win Belmont Stakes
Tapwrit rallies in stretch to win Belmont Stakes

I think that's every trainers ultimate dream. Patch came through to take third position. Lookin At Lee - who entered the Stakes at 6-1 odds - was the only horse to run all three legs of the Triple Crown , and he finished in seventh place.

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  • Draymond Green: I don't pay much attention to anybody in Cleveland
Draymond Green: I don't pay much attention to anybody in Cleveland

It didn't matter in the end, at least not this time. After the game, Steve Kerr was asked about the technical foul. The technical foul was a weak one, and probably shouldn't have been called, but it was. "Yeah, they're fine. It happens every year". The officials acknowledged after the game they did not handle the situation very well. "I take fu...

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  • Garry Monk: Steve Gibson's passion proved Middlesbrough is ideal club for me
Garry Monk: Steve Gibson's passion proved Middlesbrough is ideal club for me

The 44-year-old former Holland worldwide managed to guide the Royals to the Championship play-off final but they were beaten on penalties by Huddersfield Town. It's a competitive and hard league but this club is equipped and we're all determined to do it. "Ben is one of a number of players who are integral to this club and integral to making th...

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  • Windies level ODI series with four-wicket win
Windies level ODI series with four-wicket win

Afghanistan: Asghar Stanikzai (captain), Noor Ali Zadran, Javed Ahmadi, Rahmat Shah, Samiullah Shenwari, Mohammad Nabi, Afsar Zazai (wicketkeeper), Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan , Amir Hamza, Dawlat Zadran. Naib also chipped in with two wickets from his medium- pacers and at 72 for 4 when Jason Mohammed fell, after having been 55 for 1, it looked as...

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  • Champions Trophy: NZ, Bangladesh play in do-or-die fixture
Champions Trophy: NZ, Bangladesh play in do-or-die fixture

That was the only bit of celebration the New Zealand players will manage on the day as Shakib and Mahmadullah got down to business. Mahmadullah remained unbeaten on 102 runs off 107 balls with eight hits to the fence and two sixes. Bangladesh's bowlers got on top of New Zealand though, with just three boundaries coming in the last seven over...

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  • Hot-hitting Yankees look for another win against Orioles
Hot-hitting Yankees look for another win against Orioles

None of the most recent four victories have been close as the Yankees have outscored Baltimore and Boston by a combined 41-6 score. ATLANTA - Steven Matz pitched seven impressive innings in his season debut, Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer and NY beat Atlanta to get the sweep.

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  • Murray has to work to book meeting with familiar foe Del Potro
Murray has to work to book meeting with familiar foe Del Potro

PARIS (AP) - Juan Martin del Potro quickly went from fierce competitor to friendly consoler at the French Open , showing deep reserves of compassion for an opponent who had to stop playing their second-round match because of a knee injury.

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  • Sebastian Vettel Wins The Monaco Grand Prix
Sebastian Vettel Wins The Monaco Grand Prix

This is the reality of it at the moment". Given the reliability and speed of Ferrari's auto, 2007 champion Raikkonen has a good chance of securing a 21st race win and his first since driving for Lotus at the season-opening Australian GP in 2013.

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  • Julian Edelman Signs Two-Year, $11M Extension With Patriots
Julian Edelman Signs Two-Year, $11M Extension With Patriots

Edelman is the latest in a long line of Patriot veterans to stamp their place with the franchise by signing contract extensions. Edelman, 31, recorded 98 receptions for 1,103 yards and three touchdowns during the 2016 regular season. After all, following this season he will have only made just over $20 million in total cash during his nine-year...

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  • Reds outfielder Scooter Gennett makes history with 4-home run game
Reds outfielder Scooter Gennett makes history with 4-home run game

Gennett is the first player to hit four home runs in a game since 2012, when Josh Hamilton did it for the Rangers. A scrappy second baseman who was claimed off waivers from Milwaukee in late March, the 27-year-old began the night with 38 career home runs, including three this season.

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  • Ronaldo, LeBron are 2017's highest-paid athletes
Ronaldo, LeBron are 2017's highest-paid athletes

Cristiano Ronaldo says he feels as young as ever after guiding Real Madrid to a record 12th triumph in the European competition. The Euro 2016 victor earned $93m (£72.05m) from salary, bonuses and endorsements a year ago. National Basketball Association players accounted for 32 players on the list, more than any other sports league, followed b...

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  • Indian team leaves early as Mallya drops in at Kohli event
Indian team leaves early as Mallya drops in at Kohli event

Ever since Team India landed in England to participate in the ICC Champions Trophy, fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya has made it a point to mark his presence at every big occasion. Kohli who is carrying the baton of fitness in the Indian team decided against extending his contract due to his fitness regime. "And nearly everyone, except our capt...

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  • Romelu Lukaku in talks with another club after reaching 'agreement' over future
Romelu Lukaku in talks with another club after reaching 'agreement' over future

We want to go on with the Champions League next year. The Belgian striker, who's been linked with a $170 million transfer to English Premier League champions Chelsea , looked nearly certain to finish off a lovely cross from teammate Kevin De Bruyne but somehow lost his concentration at the last minute.

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  • Thad Matta out as basketball coach at Ohio State
Thad Matta out as basketball coach at Ohio State

It marked the first season the program failed to win 20 games under Matta and snapped a streak of 11 straight consecutive postseason tournament appearance for OSU, a run including nine NCAA Tournaments and two NITs. Matta is out as coach of Ohio State after 13 seasons. Athletic director Gene Smith said a conversation between him and Matta l...

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  • Lewis Hamilton: Monaco GP shows Ferrari favouring Sebastian Vettel
Lewis Hamilton: Monaco GP shows Ferrari favouring Sebastian Vettel

This is the new reality at the moment". The slightly different stopping strategies for Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen gave the German the edge. "So they are going to be pushing everything to make sure Sebastian will maximise on all of his weekends. It's one of those days where you wish you'd led a bit more", he said after the ceremony.

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  • Dufner has another 65 and opens big lead at Memorial
Dufner has another 65 and opens big lead at Memorial

The shot that got the most attention was Dufner's 6-iron that he holed on No. 18 for his eagle. Even with a bogey on the final hole, Dufner had a 7-under 65 for his best score Thursday at Muirfield Village, giving him a tie for the lead with David Lingmerth .

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  • Marlins' Volquez throwing no-hitter through 7 versus Arizona
Marlins' Volquez throwing no-hitter through 7 versus Arizona

Volquez needed just 98 pitches to complete his masterpiece, which is the first in major league baseball this season. The surprising Arizona Diamondbacks (33-22), one of only top six teams in the major leagues playing at least.600 ball this season, are set to invade Marlins Park on Thursday night to play the Miami Marlins (21-30).

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  • All so hard for Djokovic, easy for Nadal at French Open
All so hard for Djokovic, easy for Nadal at French Open

Now, Agassi is in the corner of one of the players that has pulled off a career Slam of his own-Djokovic (who needed five sets to reach the fourth round over Diego Schwartzman on Friday). I respect that very much [and] of course I liked seeing him in the box. Garcia-Lopez has retired with a thigh strain when trailing Canadian powerhouse Milos Rao...

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  • Theresa May slammed for no-show in noisy and ill-tempered election debate
Theresa May slammed for no-show in noisy and ill-tempered election debate

She clashed with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , who announced earlier in the day that he would join the Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron , Green party co-leader Caroline Lucas, Ukip's Paul Nuttall, Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood and the SNP's Angus Robertson for the BBC1 debate in Cambridge.

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

Catfish are likely to be flying early and often after one snuck its way onto the ice in Pittsburgh, but home ice advantage and a return to familiarity will not matter if Nashville netminder Pekka Rinne does not play better. The Warriors might be too much of a good thing, which could prompt viewers to reach for the remote, which is not the kind o...

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  • Ander Herrera states his prediction for Man United v Ajax
Ander Herrera states his prediction for Man United v Ajax

With United due to face Ajax in the Europa League final on Wednesday, Mourinho made no attempt to hide his desire to keep his key players fresh for the Stockholm showpiece. United have not won the Premier League since Sir Alex Ferguson's final season in charge , the 2012-13 campaign. - United have played Crystal Palace 16 times ...

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