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Na finished his day tied for 114th at 6 over; Hideki Matsuyama , Joaquin Niemann , and Abraham Ancer are tied for 1st at 7 under; Beau Hossler is in 4th at 6 under; and Grayson Murray, Jamie Lovemark, Kyle Stanley, and Lucas Glover are tied for 5th at 5 under.
  • DE to start offering sports betting next week

    DE to start offering sports betting next week

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    The state passed a law in 2009 allowing sports wagering except on Delaware-based teams. DE has become the first state to legalize sports betting, one of many states expected to make that move after the Supreme Court cleared the way for legalized sports betting.
  • Halep rewarded for patience after risky start

    Halep rewarded for patience after risky start

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    At least he got through in straight sets, saving energy for whatever might come next at Roland Garros . Two-time French Open victor Maria Sharapova said players were going more now than they were even two or three years ago, especially the young ones.
  • Brian Bowen staying in National Basketball Association draft

    Brian Bowen staying in National Basketball Association draft

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    Bowen will forgo his collegiate career and remain in the 2018 NBA Draft , Jeff Goodman of ESPN reports. The team released a statement Wednesday explaining how Bowen's decision was related to the NCAA's ruling on his eligibility for next season and he reached the decision after conversations with team officials and his lawyer.
  • England will face Nigeria's strongest side at Wembley

    England will face Nigeria's strongest side at Wembley

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    Good riddance, many might say, since over the years the media has been noticeably more enthusiastic than the various captains involved to pose with the flag of St George on the eve of a tournament. The Three Lions, though, haven't managed to beat a side from Africa since 2010. The green was soft and blended well with the white stripes without being washed out by them; and the sleeves added a frame to the colour.
  • Men's Golf Advances to NCAA Match Play

    Men's Golf Advances to NCAA Match Play

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    Viktor Hovland took the second point with a 4 and 3 win over Lee Hodges , and freshman Matthew Wolff clinched the title with a birdie putt on #15 to win his match 4 and 3 over Davis Riley . "Throughout the year, putting has been the thing holding me back". The Frisco, Texas, native carded a one-over 73 to turn in A&M's lowest round for the third consecutive day at the championship.
  • Tiger Woods Commands the Crowd, and nearly the Course, at the Memorial

    Tiger Woods Commands the Crowd, and nearly the Course, at the Memorial

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    Chilean 19-year-old Niemann birdied three of his final five holes, including the last, for a four-under 68 while American Stanley had eight birdies in a 66, leaving them two strokes clear of South Korean An Byeong-hun (67). Unfortunately I missed a lot of short putts, which is something I don't normally do, which is frustrating. Woods got off to a rough start by going 3 over on the front nine before piecing together four birdies on his second nine to finish even and T47 for the round.
  • Djokovic and Halep move on at French Open

    Djokovic and Halep move on at French Open

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    Mihaela Buzarnescu continues her best Grand Slam display, having previously made first-round exits at the US Open last year and the Australian Open earlier this year. Conditions were obviously very hard, it was sunny, it rained. Romania's Simona Halep needs to reach the semifinals or better this year to have a chance of holding onto her No.
  • Alexander Zverev ends Grand Slam hoodoo against top-50 players

    Alexander Zverev ends Grand Slam hoodoo against top-50 players

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    The German even moved a break up in the second, but Dzumhur stunned to win five games in a row to level up the match. The boy was immediately helped to his feet by Dzumhur, Alexander Zverev and the chair umpire. Playing against Germany's Alexander Zverev , Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia and Herzegovina was between points and reaching for a lobbed ball when ... boom.
  • LiAngelo Ball works out for Lakers as brother Lonzo watches

    LiAngelo Ball works out for Lakers as brother Lonzo watches

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    Among the recent participants was Lonzo Ball's younger brother, LiAngelo , who left Lithuania after one year to pursue the National Basketball Association dream. We go through LaVar Ball calling out the Lakers' training staff after Lonzo Ball missed 30 games this season due to injuries. The second of the three Ball brothers will join St.
  • Brewers vs Cardinals 3-2: Reyes turned back, Arcia snapped the tie

    Brewers vs Cardinals 3-2: Reyes turned back, Arcia snapped the tie

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    Reyes went 3-0 in four minor league injury rehabilitation starts this month at Class A Palm Beach and Peoria, Double-A Springfield and Triple-A Memphis. Brewers: SS Tyler Saladino (left ankle sprain) was placed on the 10-day DL. He is 4-3 with a 3.60 ERA in nine starts for Memphis. The Brewers have Thursday night off as they get set for an 8-game road trip beginning in Chicago Friday night against the White Sox.
  • Serena Williams says she is

    Serena Williams says she is "an honorary Armenian"

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    Australian doubles player Arina Rodionova also questioned its legality. She confirmed she will play at warm-up tournaments in Nottingham, Birmingham and Eastbourne before the season's third Grand Slam at Wimbledon. Serena Williams is already a superhero to each and every one of us. In Harper's Bazaar UK's July issue, the cover star bravely discussed her battle with postpartum depression following daughter Alexis Olympia's birth in September 2017.
  • Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson leaves game in Boston with calf tightness

    Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson leaves game in Boston with calf tightness

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    He's hit 63 homers in his last 170 games dating back to last season. "I got a few hits off some off-speed pitches and got a fastball up on the triple". Mookie Betts is showing no signs of slowing down, belting another four home runs along with nine RBI's in his last nine games. Hernandez's homer tied the score in the sixth.
  • Football Fans Turn Up In Droves For Nigeria's Stunning Kit Launch

    Football Fans Turn Up In Droves For Nigeria's Stunning Kit Launch

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    The kit has been a huge hit with fans for its retro look and received more than three million pre-orders according to the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF. But it sold out just moments after going on sale after it was lauded for being the best jersey to be worn in Russian Federation. Nigeria may not be favourites for the World Cup , but they seem to have won fans over with their new kit for Russian Federation.
  • England 106-2 against Pakistan at close

    England 106-2 against Pakistan at close

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    Curran was superb during the ongoing domestic season, where he scalped 18 wickets in four matches at an impressive average of 19.55, which includes a match-winning 10-wicket haul against Yorkshire at the Oval, in his last outing for his County side.
  • Kevin Love won't be suspended after blunder in NBA Finals

    Kevin Love won't be suspended after blunder in NBA Finals

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    Thompson, 27, was called for a flagrant foul with seconds left in overtime of Thursday's game, and was subsequently ejected from the game. With the shot clock winding down, Warriors guard Shaun Livingston took an open mid-range jumper with five seconds left in overtime.
  • Leeds United Manager Sacked Amid Rumours Of A Massive Appointment

    Leeds United Manager Sacked Amid Rumours Of A Massive Appointment

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    In the last few weeks Leeds United have been linked with a number of different managers, ranging from Claudio Ranieri to Jaap Stam, and Filippo Inzaghi to Marco Silva. "We are confident of making a quick appointment". Heckingbottom was brought in to replace Thomas Christiansen, who was sacked in February following their awful start to 2018, but the former Barnsley boss was unable to turn his side's fortunes around.
  • The Dime Roundtable Predicts The Winner Of The 2018 NBA Finals

    The Dime Roundtable Predicts The Winner Of The 2018 NBA Finals

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    The Warriors take on the Cavs in Game 1 on Thursday at 9 p.m. Iguodala averaged nine points, 3.5 rebounds, three assists and one steal in 24.5 minutes per game off the bench in two games against the Cavaliers in the regular season. "And this is one of them", James said, neglecting to mention any of the Knicks teams in the recent Phil Jackson era. In the Golden State-Cleveland matchups in 2015 and 2016, the Warriors were minus-220.
  • Houston's Paul out for Game 7 against Warriors

    Houston's Paul out for Game 7 against Warriors

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    They missed 27 straight 3-point attempts. "But I think they all will tell you Baynes is one of the toughest we've all been around". They had assuredly outplayed the defending champions. Yellow-clad Oracle came alive, too. A Kevin Durant 3-pointer tied the game at 61 with 4:34 to play in the third and a corner 3 from Curry with 36 seconds later gave the Warriors a 64-61 lead they'd never surrender.
  • French Open men's results

    French Open men's results

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    Third seed and 2016 champion Garbine Muguruza defeated 2009 victor Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-6 (7/0), 6-2. Halep tightened the squeeze in the fourth game of the second set. Experienced and calm under pressure, the 31-year-old negotiated her way through a hard situation and booked her spot in the second round with a 6-1 4-6 6-3 victory.
  • Reid Travis withdrawing from draft, leaving Stanford

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    Kentucky and Villanova are the leading contenders for the 6-8 forward. The Minneapolis native would be immediately eligible to play next season as a graduate transfer. Travis was a four-star recruit coming out of high school in 2014. He ranked third last season in the Pac-12 in both scoring (19.5 points per game) and rebounding (8.7 rpg).
  • NBA Finals Preview: Warriors vs. Cavaliers

    NBA Finals Preview: Warriors vs. Cavaliers

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    A driving layup by LeBron James with 32 seconds to play gave the Cavs a 106-104 lead. "But in the Finals, anything's liable to happen, all that matters is you get a win and turn the page to Game 2 and just enjoy the moment". James said: "I thought I read that play just as well as I read any play in my career, defensively, I seen [Durant] drive, I was outside the charge line, I stepped in and took the contact, it's a huge play, a huge play".
  • Raheem Sterling gets English FA support in gun tattoo controversy

    Raheem Sterling gets English FA support in gun tattoo controversy

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    An English tabloid newspaper sparked a big talking point when they made Sterling's gun tattoo a front-page story, with many ex-players suggesting the criticism of the young winger was unjustified. "They write about him and you can see some pursue it against him". He's a lovely guy, a nice guy and every day he is up and happy. He decided so many games for us this season, was so important for us.
  • Salman Khan's brother Arbaaz summoned in IPL betting scam

    Salman Khan's brother Arbaaz summoned in IPL betting scam

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    Actor Salman Khan's brother was summoned days after the arrest of a bookie Sonu Jalan alias Sonu Batla. On May 16, the anti-extortion cell of the Thane Crime Branch raided a building in Dombivli where the nerve centre of an IPL betting ring was located.
  • Eoin Morgan confident of facing Australia

    Eoin Morgan confident of facing Australia

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    The Scotland clash is followed by five ODIs against Australia next month. It is learnt that Morgan fractured his fingers during Middlesex's game against Somerset at Taunton. It will be the first time England have played in Scotland since May 2014, when they defeated the hosts by 39 runs in Aberdeen, while Morgan's side beat the Scots by 119 runs in the 2015 World Cup group stages.
  • Mauricio Pochettino breaks silence on Real Madrid links

    Mauricio Pochettino breaks silence on Real Madrid links

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    Asked if he'd be ready for the challenge of managing Madrid, he said: "I'm ready for getting lunch with friends! Achieving three Champions League wins is fabulous". Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger , Italian Maurizio Sarri and Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp have all been linked to Madrid, alongside Pochettino.
  • Gary Neville wants Gareth Bale at Manchester United

    Gary Neville wants Gareth Bale at Manchester United

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    The link between Manchester United and Bale has long existed, with the player now said to see Old Trafford as a preferred destination. Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid future is in doubt yet again after the Portuguese forward refused to commit to the Spanish capital club after their 13th Champions League triumph on May 26.
  • Everton name Marco Silva as manager

    Everton name Marco Silva as manager

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    Coleman says that type of form is not acceptable for a club of Everton's stature and knows improvement is needed next season. The 63-year-old failed to win over supporters with his approach and style of football . Silva was dismissed by Watford in January, with the club blaming Everton for their "unwarranted approach" for him last November. 'We want to build a great connection between the squad and the fans.
  • Villanova's title game hero leaving while National Basketball Association stock is high

    Villanova's title game hero leaving while National Basketball Association stock is high

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    I thank everyone who has helped me reach this decision because it was not easy. He figures to hear his name called at some point late in the first round of the upcoming draft. Today, it was Omari Spellman's turn. "We're really proud of the man that Omari has become and the thoughtful way he approached this process", Villanova coach Jay Wright said in a release.
  • LeBron put the Cavs in position to win Game 1

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    With the game almost over, James jawed with both Curry and Klay Thompson, then Tristan Thompson and Draymond Green tangled moments later and made contact. The Warriors have three wins to go, the Cavaliers have a mountain to climb. "We played as well we've played all postseason". He drove past Curry for a three-point play with 50 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter.
  • Loris Karius: Liverpool keeper deserves second chance says Grobbelaar

    Loris Karius: Liverpool keeper deserves second chance says Grobbelaar

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    Hamann - who won the Champions League in Istanbul in 2005 - also didn't enjoy seeing Karius crying and apologising to the Liverpool fans after the full-time whistle. The article claims that Ramos tried to take down Juventus' Dani Alves in a similar fashion as Salah in the Champions League final past year in Cardiff.
  • Chelsea to challenge Liverpool for £79m rated Alisson

    Chelsea to challenge Liverpool for £79m rated Alisson

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    Real Madrid are also firm admirers of Courtois and could look to tempt him back to the Spanish capital, where he had a spell on loan at Atletico Madrid . Alisson is an exceptional talent and instills confidence in his defence; this is an requirement needed to bolster a young, exciting but raw defence that Klopp now commands in the form of Andrew Robertson and Trent Alexander-Arnold.
  • Kevin Durant shrugs off late scuffle involving Tristan Thompson, Draymond Green

    Kevin Durant shrugs off late scuffle involving Tristan Thompson, Draymond Green

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    If he's unable to play, Lue will likely turn to Jeff Green to step into his place in the starting lineup in order to maintain a small-ball lineup and stretch the floor beyond the 3-point line. And logistically, the Cavs' path is more hard now - they would have to win four games in six tries. Kevin Love is a perennial All-Star, great shooter, physical rebounder.
  • 76ers agree to extend head coach

    76ers agree to extend head coach

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    Despite Brown's first three seasons, in which the 76ers failed to win more than 20 games each season, former general manager Sam Hinkie knew that Brown was the right man for the job and the team would see better days sooner rather than later.
  • Lewis, Williams Star as West Indies Crush World XI by 72 Runs

    Lewis, Williams Star as West Indies Crush World XI by 72 Runs

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    It is pleasantly surprising that some of the biggest names of the game would be featuring. The match was staged to raise funds to rebuild and restore five major cricket venues in the Caribbean that were damaged by Hurricanes Irma and Maria previous year.