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Scorching the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve with the fastest times of the day will have that effect on a driver . Verstappen had the day's quickest lap in the afternoon session of one minute 12.198 seconds on the 4.361-kilometre track after leading the morning session at 1:13.302.
  • New Zealand women make record ODI total against Ireland in Dublin

    New Zealand women make record ODI total against Ireland in Dublin

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    New Zealand shattered a 21-year-old record that they previously set when they scored 455-5 against Pakistan at Christchurch in 1997. Ireland, with Isobel Joyce unable to bat after suffering a head injury while fielding, managed just 144 for nine in reply, with New Zealand off-spinner Leigh Kasperek taking career-best figures of four for 17.
  • Manchester United's Fred suffers injury scare ahead of World Cup

    Manchester United's Fred suffers injury scare ahead of World Cup

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    Brazil team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar described the injury, which happened in London, as a "trauma in his ankle". The 25-year-old limped out of a Brazil training session at Tottenham's Enfield training ground on Thursday after a challenge from teammate Casemiro left him in visible distress.
  • Golden State Warriors could make history

    Golden State Warriors could make history

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    Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors dominate LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers yet again in their record 4th straight National Basketball Association title showdown. James might have played his final game for the Cavaliers. Kevin Love added 13 points and nine boards, but shot 4-of-13. The combination of Golden State's record (8-1) and point difference (+94) is unmatched over consecutive Finals.
  • Marcus Rashford Scores Thunderbastard In Costa Rica Friendly

    Marcus Rashford Scores Thunderbastard In Costa Rica Friendly

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    England , whose manager Gareth Southgate made 10 changes from the side which beat Nigeria 2-1 at Wembley on Saturday, dominated possession against a mostly unadventurous Costa Rica but created few clear chances. "Sterling is on the bench thinking "wow he's playing really well and scored a great goal , something I haven't really done for a while for England " and he'll realise "I need to up my game".
  • Kevin Durant Loves The NBA Finals

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    However, Ryan Glasspiegel of The Big Lead explained why joining the Lakers, Rockets, or Sixers may not give James another National Basketball Association title. Brian Windhorst, the man who knows everything there is to know about LeBron, reported that James was playing with an injured right hand for the entire series.
  • Vegas Is Expecting a Big Game Out of LeBron James Tonight

    Vegas Is Expecting a Big Game Out of LeBron James Tonight

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    James was on the Cleveland team that lost 4-0 to San Antonio in 2007 as well. Golden State claimed the sixth crown in club history, matching the Chicago Bulls for third on the all-time list. After that, the game quickly fell out of hand. It's always the third quarter. During a time out, James sat on the bench, waving his arms and screaming at his teammates.
  • LeBron James Free Agency Rumors: Where Will James Go Next?

    LeBron James Free Agency Rumors: Where Will James Go Next?

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    The NBA Free Agency period begins on July 1 and among of the most sought-after free agents available in the market include multi-titled superstar LeBron James. The Cleveland Cavaliers lost to the Golden State Warriors in heartbreaking fashion in Game 1. It was James' 12th 30-point game this postseason, including fourth in his last five games.
  • Floyd Mayweather tops Forbes money list

    Floyd Mayweather tops Forbes money list

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    Last year, Kohli's earning through salary and winnings was $3 million while brand endorsements earned him $19 million.Interestingly, the top-100 paid athletes are all men and there is not a single woman on the list . Ronaldo's earnings stand at $108 million, trailing only Mayweather and Messi. Mayweather was the victor in 2014 and 2015 before Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo came out on top for two years on the trot.
  • Donald Trump says 2018 NBA champion not invited to White House

    Donald Trump says 2018 NBA champion not invited to White House

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    On the eve of game three of the Warriors-Cavaliers series led 2-0 by Golden State, politics dominated the conversation in Cleveland. In this instance, James came to the defense of Curry and the Warriors. Like LeBron, Curry does not expect Trump to invite this year's champs to the White House. It's the fourth consecutive year that the two teams have met in the finals.
  • Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero II is going ahead after all

    Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero II is going ahead after all

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    No title fight for the main event but talks are ongoing about salvaging the fight. The 41-year-old's opponent, middleweight champion Robert Whittaker , hit 185 pounds earlier during the weigh-ins. The co-main event of the card features a battle for the UFC interim welterweight championship, with No. 3 contender Colby Covington battling No. 2 Rafael dos Anjos as a narrow betting favourite .
  • Four thoughts on the men's semis at Roland Garros

    Four thoughts on the men's semis at Roland Garros

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    So what will he need to do to counter the credible threat of Thiem, the only man to beat him on clay this year, on Sunday? He believes he has a particularly powerful weapon on his side - breakfast. He suffered a worrying power cut in the second set, slipping to 5-0 down on a double break, wasting his seventh break point out of seven on the way.
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    Floyd "Money" Mayweather again tops Forbes list

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    Whether it be the release of his documentary, his new clothing line, or his Brooklyn Bus Shenanigans, while McGregor may have been absent from the fight game, he has always remained the center of the attention. Tennis sensation Serena Williams is typically among the top earners in sports. McGregor won the featherweight belt in December 2015 with a 13-second knockout of Jose Aldo, then added the lightweight strap in November 2016 with a second-round TKO of Eddie Alvarez.
  • Serena Williams faces Wimbledon fight as Paris party falls flat

    Serena Williams faces Wimbledon fight as Paris party falls flat

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    She was pregnant when she won the Australian Open in January 2017 for her 23rd Grand Slam singles championship, the most for anyone during tennis's 50-year professional era. The Russian, a marmite figure on the WTA Tour, next meets the 2016 Roland Garros victor, Garbine Muguruza - Sharapova leads their head-to-head meetings 3-0.
  • Rockets Would Need Max Contract To Re-Sign Chris Paul

    Rockets Would Need Max Contract To Re-Sign Chris Paul

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    Wojnarowski added that CP3 "didn't turn down $200 million from the Clippers because he thought that somehow the Rockets were gonna talk him into saving them luxury tax money". Just days ago Adrian Wojnarowski stated that LeBron and Paul George will have a conversation this summer about joining the Los Angeles Lakers together.
  • French Open: Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens Reach the Semifinals

    French Open: Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens Reach the Semifinals

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    Tennis Association training center, which relocated to Orlando last year. Stephens next faces countrywoman Madison Keys in a rematch from the U.S. It's go time . Until then, we're the same girls as always". Now comes challenge of taking on Nadal at Roland Garros . Both new-look pairings went out in the first round.
  • Criterium du Dauphine: Team Sky win team time trial, Michal Kwiatkowski leads

    Criterium du Dauphine: Team Sky win team time trial, Michal Kwiatkowski leads

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    Team Sky produced a dominant display to win the team time trial today on stage three of the Critérium du Dauphiné in Louhans-Chateaurenard, to propel Polish rider Michal Kwiatkowski back into the overall leaders jersey. Kwiatkowski, who relinquished the leader's jersey on Tuesday after he crashed on a roundabout toward the end of Stage 2 , is back in the lead with a three-second advantage over teammate Gianni Moscon.
  • CM Punk reveals that he is 'done' with professional wrestling

    CM Punk reveals that he is 'done' with professional wrestling

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    Money is just paper, but that was my life's work and I do think it was intentionally done just to bleed me of money. "I wasn't finding it", Punk said . After four years away from WWE , CM Punk has been linked with a return to professional wrestling, but following a hugely impactful week, the MMA fighter has finally revealed his future.
  • Premier League introduce mid-season break from 2019/20

    Premier League introduce mid-season break from 2019/20

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    To help create space in the calendar the Football Association will move the FA Cup fifth round to midweek and there will be no replays. "Today's announcement proves that football can come together for the good of the game". "As we head into summer global tournaments in the future we are sure that this midseason break will prove to be a valuable addition for our players ".
  • Muguruza crushes Sharapova to storm into semis

    Muguruza crushes Sharapova to storm into semis

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    Sharapova insisted that the book contains no inaccuracies and defended her many references to Williams who has not lost to the Russian since 2004. Sharapova was making her comeback at Roland Garros, having been refused a wildcard past year, shortly after her return from a 15-month drugs ban.
  • Del Potro directs frustration at Paris spectator

    Del Potro directs frustration at Paris spectator

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    With the win, the 32-year-old Nadal is into the semifinals at Roland Garros for the 11th time . The other men's semi-final is No. 7 Dominic Thiem of Austria against 72nd-ranked Marco Cecchinato of Italy, who never won a Grand Slam match until last week and was cleared of a match-fixing charge on a technicality in 2016.
  • President Trump May Pardon Late Boxing Champ Muhammad Ali

    President Trump May Pardon Late Boxing Champ Muhammad Ali

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    Trump said he was considering a number of other pardons too and said that the pardoning power was "a attractive thing" for presidents. He refused to serve in the Vietnam War because of his religious beliefs, declaring himself a conscientious objector.
  • Dominic Thiem fends off Marco Cecchinato challenge to make final

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    Cecchinato, whose career was nearly derailed two years ago by a match-fixing scandal before his name was cleared, stopped the rot in the sixth game. He put out seeded players Pablo Carreno Busta and David Goffin before the seismic shock of knocking out 2016 champion Djokovic in the quarter-finals.
  • Argentina's Manuel Lanzini to miss World Cup with knee injury

    Argentina's Manuel Lanzini to miss World Cup with knee injury

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    West Ham's Argentine midfielder Manuel Lanzini will miss the 2018 Soccer World Cup after injuring a knee during training in Spain, the Argentine football federation said Friday. In what's the second setback since first-choice goalkeeper Sergio Romero's knee injury, Sampaoli will now be expected to name a replacement for their traveling squad set to depart on Saturday.
  • Why Conte turned down chance to replace Zidane at Real Madrid

    Why Conte turned down chance to replace Zidane at Real Madrid

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    However, with Pochettino seemingly impossible to prize away from Tottenham and the likes of Jurgen Klopp , Max Allegri and Antonio Conte also hard to hire, Madrid could be set to bring in a manager who already has experience of working within the club and hope this approach will be as successful as Zidane's appointment.
  • Former Ulster and Ireland rugby star Paddy Jackson signs for Perpignan

    Former Ulster and Ireland rugby star Paddy Jackson signs for Perpignan

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    Jackson and team-mate Stuart Olding were sacked from Ulster Rugby in April. " Paddy Jackson , dans la tradition des 10 irlandais, sait mettre ses qualités individuelles au service du collectif; buteur confirmé, animateur de ligne de talent, Paddy doit apporter au sein de l'équipe son expérience du niveau global", he said.
  • Harry Kane signs new six-year deal with Spurs

    Harry Kane signs new six-year deal with Spurs

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    The England captain's previous deal, which he signed in 2016, ran until the summer of 2022 but Spurs have tied him to a longer contract before they move into their new 62,000 seater stadium next season. He's established himself as one of the most prolific goal scorers in world football in recent years, finding the net 108 times in 150 appearances in the English top flight.
  • Tyson Fury 'on course' for Manchester comeback vs Sefer Seferi

    Tyson Fury 'on course' for Manchester comeback vs Sefer Seferi

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    There have been plenty of come-forward aggressors, there have been plenty of boxers off the back foot, but when has there ever been a 6ft 9in switch-hitter with the confidence of Muhammad Ali and Floyd Mayweather rolled into one? I know a lot of people talk a good game when they've been (inactive for a long period), they always say they've done everything correctly.
  • Donald Trump says he may pardon late boxing legend Muhammad Ali

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    Per Jacqueline Alemany of CBS News, Trump said , "I'm thinking about Muhammad Ali " when discussing potential pardons . Trump already has granted a posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion, Jack Johnson, more than 100 years after many saw as his racially charged conviction.
  • Thanks to a road win...free tacos for all!

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    The prize is one free Doritos Locos Taco during the hours of the promotion. When the Golden State Warriors "stole a game" on the road against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night, fans nationwide won a free Taco Bell Doritos Taco Loco.
  • Egypt squad arrives in Cairo following Belgium defeat

    Egypt squad arrives in Cairo following Belgium defeat

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    Egypt boss Hector Cuper recently suggested that Salah could be fit for their World Cup opener against Uruguay on June 15. " Egypt have good players". Missing Salah, Europe's Golden Boot victor last season, Egypt's goalscoring chances were automatically decimated. Belgium continued to dominate after the interval and midfielder Fellaini added a third in stoppage time , after some clever footwork from Chelsea forward Michy Batshuayi.
  • Warriors Should Close Out Cavs In Game 4

    Warriors Should Close Out Cavs In Game 4

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    Looking at the betting trends, the Cavaliers are 4-1 ATS in their last five home games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 Friday games. "Let's just speak truth". The Cavaliers appeared to do everything right in this game. They failed to convert, and the miscue set up the Pats for an end-of-half touchdown that gave New England a commanding 17-0 lead.
  • Ramos hits back at criticism over Salah and Karius clashes

    Ramos hits back at criticism over Salah and Karius clashes

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    Douglas believes that being between the sticks is not easy and there is not any goalkeeper who has not made a mistake. Liverpool fans have already filed a petiton to have the champions league final replayed on grounds that it might not have been won fairly.
  • Maria Sharapova fires back at Serena in book feud

    Maria Sharapova fires back at Serena in book feud

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    Halep was runner-up for a second time at Roland Garros a year ago and lost the Australian Open final in January, but will have another opportunity to claim a maiden grand slam title on Saturday. She needed only 70 minutes to eliminate Sharapova and dominated her with superb returning, breaking the former No. 1 a half-dozen times. Sharapova and Williams were supposed to meet in the fourth round of the French Open on Monday, but Williams had to withdraw from the pair's 22nd meeting with a ...
  • Rafael Nadal reaches 11th French Open semifinal

    Rafael Nadal reaches 11th French Open semifinal

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    That said, Nadal is on clay and picking against him to lose on this surface at the French Open seems like a foolish move. The third operation, also in 2015, was a success, and since returning to the tour in March 2016, he has painstakingly worked on improving the strength in his left wrist, restoring his backhand from a one-handed slice back into the two-hander that was once as solid as his thunderous forehand.
  • Woakes joins Stokes on England injury list

    Woakes joins Stokes on England injury list

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    Ball, who has been in excellent form for his county, last played ODI cricket for England during the 4-1 series victory in Australia at the start of this year. To make things worse, he will also not feature in the first few matches of the Australia-series. Curran, whose younger brother Sam made his global debut in that game, played in all five ODIs as England defeated New Zealand 3-2 back in March.
  • Starlet signs new deal and joins Rangers on loan

    Starlet signs new deal and joins Rangers on loan

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    And the England youth worldwide hopes to use his time in Glasgow to prove to Reds boss Jurgen Klopp he is ready to become a Premier League star. Ejaria spent time on loan at Sunderland last season and, despite the side struggling, Symons admitted that Ejaria showed "great maturity" was always looking for the ball.
  • Warriors continue to lead, Cavs hanging around - 6/3/2018 8:45:04 PM

    Warriors continue to lead, Cavs hanging around - 6/3/2018 8:45:04 PM

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    The rim grew wide for the Cavaliers' role players. Durant wound the clock down and launched a long bomb to open up a six-point lead, which would lead them to a seemingly unassailable 3-0 series lead. He picked the right time to be dominant, since Curry and Klay Thompson shot a combined 3-for-15 in the first half. He helped offset a rough night for Curry, who made a finals-record nine 3-pointers in Game 2, but was just 1 of 10 from behind the arc and didn't score his second field goal ...