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Dumoulin was next to attack, with Thomas on his wheel and a small gap to Froome and Bardet but all four were together again with 1,500m to race. Don't affect the race, don't touch the riders, don't spit at us. Before Huez, riders had already scaled the lengthy ascents to Col de la Madeleine and Col de la Croix-de-Fer (Pass of the Iron Cross) plus the shorter but spectacular Lacets de Montvernier - a miniature Huez featuring a photogenic series of 18 switchbacks.
  • The Open 2018: I tried to stay as aggressive as possible - McIlroy

    The Open 2018: I tried to stay as aggressive as possible - McIlroy

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    That's how you win Opens! My swing just didn't quite hold up to the end of my round. And then he shot 31 on the back nine. Woods finished his opening round at even par after carding three bogies on the back nine and sits five-strokes behind the leader Kisner in a tie for 32nd.
  • Marcus Smart Hospitalized With Flu-Like Symptoms After Signing New Contract

    Marcus Smart Hospitalized With Flu-Like Symptoms After Signing New Contract

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    Restricted free agent Marcus Smart has agreed to a four-year, $52 million contract to re-sign with the Boston Celtics , league sources told Yahoo Sports. Still, he has proven to be an integral part of Boston's success over the past few seasons, as they've gone on runs to the Eastern Conference finals. In 15 postseason games, he averaged 9.8 points, 5.3 assists and 3.7 rebounds in almost 30 minutes per game.
  • Alisson: New Liverpool signing reveals Mohamed Salah text message

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    The Reds are closing in on finalising a record-breaking fee for Brazilian number one Alisson Becker , and AS Roma's Director of Football has confirmed that the move is nearly done. "We've only sold two players and we've signed 10, and we're going to continue looking for players to make us an even bigger club". Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that the club are unlikely to do anymore transfer business this summer.
  • Blazers avenge last year's summer league title game loss to Lakers

    Blazers avenge last year's summer league title game loss to Lakers

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    Svi Mykhailiuk also struggled, scoring just 10 points on 3-of-10 shooting. Look for McDaniels to get a real look on an National Basketball Association roster after this performance. He went into the Summer League with an intention to "dominate'". Collin Sexton showed out in the Las Vegas Summer League Tournament. He was averaging 24.2 points on 47.1 % shooting, 5.2 rebounds and 1.5 steals over the six games leading up to the Final.
  • 'Madden NFL 19' Ratings Released for Every Player on All 32 Teams

    'Madden NFL 19' Ratings Released for Every Player on All 32 Teams

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    Next comes the Atlanta Falcons , Pittsburgh Steelers and New Orleans Saints, each of whom have a rating of 83. These ratings play zero role in on-field success or production, but if those players all live up to or surpass their "Madden" ratings , the Titans should be in pretty good shape.
  • Carmelo Anthony traded to Hawks, will be waived soon

    Carmelo Anthony traded to Hawks, will be waived soon

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    The trade will save the Thunder about $100 million in luxury tax, as they get rid of Anthony's almost $28 million contract for next season. Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Philadelphia is sending forward Justin Anderson to the Hawks and guard Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot to the Thunder to complete the deal.
  • Mason Mount and Harry Wilson become Lampard’s first signings as Derby boss

    Mason Mount and Harry Wilson become Lampard’s first signings as Derby boss

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    To be learning from him on a daily basis and the coaching staff and players here, I think it will do me a world of good. The 21-year-old was in much demand with a host of Championship clubs wanting his signature as well as the Old Firm duo of Rangers and Celtic manned by former Reds; Steven Gerrard and Brendan Rodgers.
  • Kevin Kisner shoots 66 to take early lead in British Open

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    Tiger Woods tees off on the sixth hole during a practice round for the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie. He tried to play to his spots, even if it routinely left him more than 200 yards for his approach. Though the draw here won't be a significant factor - or at least not like in recent years, with a wide range in scores from morning to afternoon - it's clear that Woods (in game 47 of 52) encountered the most hard of the conditions Thursday, with the wind gusting to 20 miles per hour and ...
  • Cleveland Indians acquire All-Star reliever Brad Hand

    Cleveland Indians acquire All-Star reliever Brad Hand

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    Cleveland also is acquiring reliever Adam Cimber from San Diego, a source told Rosenthal. The left-hander, who's earned two consecutive All-Star nods with the Padres, has struck out 13.2 batters per nine innings this season. But for the Indians, the opportunity to bolster what has been an inconsistent bullpen proved to be too much to pass on. "Offensively, he's so advanced", Indians manager Terry Francona said of Mejia at spring training .
  • FIBA hands out sanctions over Boomers brawl

    FIBA hands out sanctions over Boomers brawl

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    The crew officiating the game, which degenerated into wild punches and flying kicks before stunned spectators, were also suspended from competition. The Australian Basketballers' Association said in a statement that it would not appeal the penalties on behalf of the players, but it was seeking further clarification from FIBA regarding sanctions imposed on some officials and fans involved.
  • Tiger's huge call on winning British Open

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    But he was up early for his morning tee time, and took advantage of the benign conditions. Among the many subplots to this week's 147th British Open is the competition between the USA and European players with the Ryder Cup coming up in September.
  • Trevor Noah responds to French ambassador after Africa won SWC comment

    Trevor Noah responds to French ambassador after Africa won SWC comment

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    Noah's remarks came just a day before former USA president Barack Obama used the example of the France team to highlight how people should look beyond race in society. The joke triggered an onslaught of criticism and Mr. Noah, a South African whose black mother was reportedly jailed under apartheid law for marrying his white father, was branded a racist.
  • Coastal Division roundup: UNC coach Larry Fedora flips his lid

    Coastal Division roundup: UNC coach Larry Fedora flips his lid

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    Downplaying the significant vulnerabilities to a person's long-term mental capacity by being a college football player is demeaning to the players he coaches. Fedora also raised some eyebrows for his comments about why football is part of what makes the United States so great, which he defended by sharing a comment he received from a former military general.
  • Liverpool eye strong season with record-breaking Alisson deal

    Liverpool eye strong season with record-breaking Alisson deal

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    The deal is expected to see Liverpool shell out an initial £58m with a further £8.9m in installments, taking the total worth of the transfer to the € 75m Roma had demanded. Italian website Forza Roma , which is affiliated to newspaper La Gazzetta Dello Sport, published a video which it said showed Alisson at Rome's Ciampino airport.
  • Sleepers to Watch at the 2018 Open Championship

    Sleepers to Watch at the 2018 Open Championship

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    The Open championship has become a runaway "corporate machine" threatening to crush some of golf's most famous venues , according to the captain of the local club in this year's tournament venue. "If you get a feeling about somebody winning, my feeling is for Rickie", said Player. I felt like I was really going well. I said hello. He said "no worries".
  • Forbes Celebrity 100 List: Boxer Mayweather, George Clooney on Top

    Forbes Celebrity 100 List: Boxer Mayweather, George Clooney on Top

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    Forbes said entertainers on its Celebrity 100 list this year earned a combined US$6.3 billion before tax, up 22 per cent from last year's list . Clooney has earned an estimated amount of 239 million dollars after selling the Casamigos tequila company he co-founded the British spirits company Diageo in June 2017.
  • Resurgent Manny Pacquiao wants second crack at Floyd Mayweather

    Resurgent Manny Pacquiao wants second crack at Floyd Mayweather

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    He is now the WBA welterweight champion. This was underscored yesterday by Rep. Mikee Romero (1Pacman Partylist) after witnessing how the fighting senator from Gen. Britain's Anthony Joshua will defend his World Boxing Association, World Boxing Organization and International Boxing Federation heavyweight titles against Russia's Alexander Povetkin at London's Wembley Stadium on Sept.22, promoter Eddie Hearn announced Monday Povetkin is the mandatory challenger for Joshua's WBA title and a ...
  • Sturridge wants to fight for starting role at Liverpool

    Sturridge wants to fight for starting role at Liverpool

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    It's certainly food for thought as Klopp mulls his future over. However, the German tactician has insisted that Sturridge can consider himself a member of the first team squad an Anfield. The Reds have already brought in Fabinho, Naby Keita and Xherdan Shaqiri this summer as Klopp looks to steer his side to a Premier League title challenge next term.
  • Paris renames metro stations to honour World Cup stars

    Paris renames metro stations to honour World Cup stars

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    The team expected to take a victory lap down the grand Champs-Elysees, the grand Paris avenue where hundreds of thousands thronged after France's 4-2 victory Sunday over Croatia to capture the trophy. The victory came at a time when many French were in need of good news. The Victor Hugo station is now Victor Hugo Lloris , after France's standout goalie and team captain.
  • UNC coach Larry Fedora says the attack on football will be 'the decline of our country'

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    Downplaying the significant vulnerabilities to a person's long-term mental capacity by being a college football player is demeaning to the players he coaches. "There's no doubt in my mind". Nicole Auerbach, a reporter for The Athletic, reported that Fedora said a member of the armed forces told him our military is so great because so many of its members played football growing up.
  • Jason Day channeling Tiger Woods at British Open

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    The 29-year-old said: "Sometimes the pressure that it is put on the top guys to perform starts to wear you down". "Look what Tom did at Turnberry at 59, I believe he was". I'd say four days of 10-18 miles per hour wind counts at tepid (at worst) for Scotland. "There's not going to be one player in this field that has a game plan on Wednesday night and is going to stick to that game plan the whole way around for 72 holes, " McIlroy said.
  • Pant earns maiden call-up to Indian Test team..

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    The Indian Test squad for their upcoming five-match Test series against England has recently been announced. Apart from Pant, India's chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav has also been included in the Test squad . At the toss, Kohli had said it was not a tactical decision to play Bhuvneshwar; he said he wanted to give all the fast bowlers a chance in the series.
  • ESPN Insider Says 76ers Have 'Really Good Chance' of Trading for Kawhi

    ESPN Insider Says 76ers Have 'Really Good Chance' of Trading for Kawhi

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    But according to ESPN's Chris Haynes , there is only one team in the East that Leonard would interested in playing for: the Philadelphia 76ers . "The Toronto Raptors also generated buzz as a potential destination for Leonard". Carter had another noteworthy report about the Leonard situation earlier this week when he said Spurs coach Gregg Popovich is trying to make Kawhi happy.
  • Indianapolis Will Host 2026 NCAA Men's Final Four

    Indianapolis Will Host 2026 NCAA Men's Final Four

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    Phoenix (2024), San Antonio (2025), and Indianapolis (2026) have also been named host cities. "They saw we could host events in consecutive years successfully", said Debbie Johnson, co-chair of the Phoenix Final Four local organizing committee and Arizona Office of Tourism executive director.
  • Bucks felt they and Jabari Parker were trending in different directions

    Bucks felt they and Jabari Parker were trending in different directions

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    Parker, who was drafted No. 2 overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in 2014, could switch teams if he signs an offer sheet by another team. The oft-injured Parker is a native of Chicago. "Jabari and I express our honest gratitude to Jon Horst and Bucks owners Marc Lasry, Wes Edens and Jamie Dinan for working side-by-side with us throughout the free agency period", said Mark Bartelstein, CEO, Priority Sports & Entertainment.
  • Raptors trade DeMar DeRozan to the Spurs for Kawhi Leonard

    Raptors trade DeMar DeRozan to the Spurs for Kawhi Leonard

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    The potential deal would bring Leonard, one of the NBA's top players when healthy, to Toronto and send an All-NBA and All-Star caliber player in DeRozan to the Spurs. The deal is considered a bit risky, as Ujiri is banking on getting Leonard to re-sign with the Raptors next summer, even though Leonard plans to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers in free agency.
  • Liverpool agree deal worth £67m with Roma for goalkeeper Allison

    Liverpool agree deal worth £67m with Roma for goalkeeper Allison

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    As with all modern transfers much discussion between Liverpool and his agents have already taken place so the transfer could move very quickly from here. Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius was back in the spotlight last week after a 3-2 friendly win against Tranmere at Prenton Park saw him spill a free-kick which allowed the hosts to score.
  • Melbourne Rebels' Mafi in police custody in Otago

    Melbourne Rebels' Mafi in police custody in Otago

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    A New Zealand Police spokesperson later confirmed to Omnisport that a 28-year-old man was charged with "injuring with intent to injure". Under the Rebels' disciplinary protocol, each player has been fined the maximum amount. Court documents say the flashpoint happened the following day. Both Japan's Sunwolves and Reds missed out on the top-eight Super Rugby play-offs, getting under way next weekend.
  • Arsene Wenger Admits the Biggest Mistake of His Career

    Arsene Wenger Admits the Biggest Mistake of His Career

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    Wenger won just three FA Cups during his final 12 years with Arsenal , eventually leaving the club at the end of last season. I've neglected a lot of people. The Frenchman also admitted that his obsession with football was to the detriment of his personal relationships stating that "you wake up at 3am thinking about team selection, tactics, formations".
  • Why Tiger Woods will fancy his chances at rough, tough Carnoustie

    Why Tiger Woods will fancy his chances at rough, tough Carnoustie

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    Fleetwood holds the course record at Carnoustie, going round in 63 previous year at the Alfred Dunhill links championship. "He's extremely strong specifically from the 50-125 yard range, sitting at 20-under par with an average proximity of 17'6", and he's hitting 67 percent of greens in regulation.
  • Secret Service agent dies after stroke at Turnberry resort

    Secret Service agent dies after stroke at Turnberry resort

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    Trump and his staff stayed at the golf club for two nights, as the president played a pair of rounds at the course. A US Secret Service agent who suffered a stroke during President Trump's visit to Scotland has died. During his time in the UK, the President met with Theresa May at Chequers to discuss Brexit and a future UK/US trade deal. An April report by Public Citizen concluded that Mr Trump's U.S.
  • Angelique Kerber stuns Serena Williams in straight sets to win Wimbledon title

    Angelique Kerber stuns Serena Williams in straight sets to win Wimbledon title

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    Meanwhile, Serena took to her own Instagram account, to reflect on her time ate The Championships this year. About 10 months after having a baby, Serena Williams plays in the Wimbledon final against Angelique Kerber . She played unbelievable today. "I'm just me, that's all I can be". She had dropped just one set en route to the final, as had Kerber, but had not faced anyone with the pedigree of the German who had experienced a Grand Slam final victory over the American, at the ...
  • Visa-free entry into Russian Federation all year round!

    Visa-free entry into Russian Federation all year round!

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    Putin, who was in attendance at the Luzhniki Stadium with French President Emmanuel Macron and Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, congratulated his counterparts after a thrilling world cup final. Qatar's determination to make sure World Cup 2022 is a success comes in the middle of a land, sea and air blockade imposed on it by some of it its Gulf neighbours.
  • Hader apologizes for offensive tweets that surfaced during All-Star Game

    Hader apologizes for offensive tweets that surfaced during All-Star Game

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    Hader said the tweets do not reflect his beliefs now, and he did "not vividly" recall writing them. "You know, it was something that happened when I was 17 years old", he said. "I was in high school and we're still learning who we are in high school". According to ESPN , Lorenzo Cain , a black Brewers player who also made the National League All-Star team, called Hader a "great guy" and "a great teammate".
  • Jason Roy faces fitness test ahead of England's ODI decider with India

    Jason Roy faces fitness test ahead of England's ODI decider with India

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    WICKET! Shikhar Dhawan narrowly misses out on safety as he is run-out by Ben Stokes for 44 runs. Dinesh Karthik , preferred to KL Rahul for this match, then made 21 before he was bowled between bat and pad by Rashid. Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni was spotted taking the match ball from the umpires while heading towards the dressing room which has now led the viewers believe that the 37-year-old is set to announce his retirement from worldwide cricket.