• CWS FINALS: Things to know as LSU, Florida play for title
CWS FINALS: Things to know as LSU, Florida play for title

Beau Jordan added a solo home run in the sixth inning, and Antoine Duplantis delivered an RBI single in the third for the Tigers, who will face the Florida-TCU victor in the CWS Finals. Beavers head coach Pat Casey says the made the decision Saturday morning. "He's one of the best pitchers in the country". The Gators, the No.

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  • 2nd ODI: Rahane's 103 helps India beat West Indies
2nd ODI: Rahane's 103 helps India beat West Indies

Despite the best efforts of the groundstaff and the umpires, who were hoping to have the West Indies face 26 overs in pursuit of a target of 194 on the Duckworth Lewis System, no further play was possible. The weather gods have chose to interrupt with play here today, as the toss gets delayed due to rain. Reports on the island suggest that his re...

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  • Indiana Pacers Get Multiple Offers for Paul George During the Draft
Indiana Pacers Get Multiple Offers for Paul George During the Draft

Over the last few weeks, Paul George has become a primary target in the trade market with the Los Angeles Lakers being one of the most discussed landing spots. "We looked at a lot of things that included draft picks, but at the end of the day there's so much other stuff that doesn't include draft picks that we made a decision to stay put and lo...

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  • Newcomer Malan leads England to series win vs South Africa
Newcomer Malan leads England to series win vs South Africa

Malan made the most of his opportunity, confidently cracking 12 fours and two sixes in his 78 off 44 balls to top-score in England's 181-run tally batting first. England captain Eoin Morgan reckoned Curran had got quicker to face and the bowler himself said he was reaping the rewards of some hard work in the off-season.

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  • Croatia's Cilic in Queen's club tennis quarters
Croatia's Cilic in Queen's club tennis quarters

He will meet Feliciano Lopez in the final after the Spaniard's remarkable week continued with a 7-5 3-6 6-2 victory over another former champion in Grigor Dimitrov . Spain's Lopez, ranked 32 in the world, said: 'I can not believe I have finally won this tournament. "It was not easy to keep calm after not converting a lot of break points I had...

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  • Virat Kohli Breaks His Silence On The Kumble-Kohli Saga
Virat Kohli Breaks His Silence On The Kumble-Kohli Saga

Speaking to CricketNext, the current Afghanistan coach said BCCI's move is not only humiliating to those who have already applied for the post but also reflects the board's unprofessional handling of the matter. "The support staff and the players have shown a lot of professionalism in compartmentalising the issues and so far we have coped up real...

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  • BCCI Gives A Warning To Virat Kohli
BCCI Gives A Warning To Virat Kohli

In the tweet that was posted on June 23 a year ago, Kohli had greeted Kumble with a smiley and expressed hopes of a great future under the guidance of the legendary spinner. For us that is paramount. "Indian cricket needs his continued contribution in various capacities and wishes him all the best in his future endeavour".

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  • Rafael Nadal Beats Stan Wawrinka
Rafael Nadal Beats Stan Wawrinka

Nadal has played plenty of tennis during the entire clay court season in the past couple of months, which saw him claim ten titles in Monte Carlo, Barcelona and most importantly winning "La Decima" at the French Open on Sunday, defeating 2015 victor Stan Wawrinka in straight sets with a loss of just six games.

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  • Vegas Golden Knights select Calvin Pickard first in expansion draft — NewsAlert
Vegas Golden Knights select Calvin Pickard first in expansion draft — NewsAlert

But aside from his legacy, the Steel City fell in love with him for his humility, kindness and philanthropy. It was exactly the kind of moment befitting the face of a new franchise. It was thought that Vegas might load up on goalies, but McPhee passed on intriguing options like Philipp Grubauer, Petr Mrazek and Antti Raanta and instead went for...

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  • Germany reach semis as referee needs VAR double-take
Germany reach semis as referee needs VAR double-take

The reigning world champions beat Cameroon 3-1 in the Confederations Cup as Kerem Demirbay's opener and a brace from Timo Werner secured top spot in Group B and set up a semi-final clash against Mexico on Thursday. Germany broke the deadlock just two minutes after the interval, though, with a fine team goal. "He has a killer instinct", Loe...

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  • Hamilton challenges Vettel to fight after clash in Baku
Hamilton challenges Vettel to fight after clash in Baku

It was Australian Ricciardo's first victory since he won the Malaysian Grand Prix a year ago and it lifted him up to fourth in the standings on 92 points, behind Vettel on 153 and Hamilton on 139. A safety auto was deployed on lap 12, for the first time. Verstappen's pit crew tried to revive his vehicle in the pits, but he became the thir...

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  • Real Madrid willing to sell top striker to Man United
Real Madrid willing to sell top striker to Man United

The agency representing Ronaldo denied any wrongdoing, explaining that the case could be related to different interpretations of the British and Spanish tax systems about where to declare some revenues. Di Maria, who now plays for French club Paris Saint-Germain, will likely not serve any prison time because sentences of less than two years for fir...

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  • Formula One Azerbaijani Grand Prix qualifying session 1
Formula One Azerbaijani Grand Prix qualifying session 1

Qualifying session 1 from the Formula One Azerbaijani Grand Prix at Baku City Circuit on Saturday 1. Sebastian Vettel (Germany) Ferrari 1:42.952 7. The only possible strategy that would suit the mediums is if a Safety Car is deployed in the first ten laps , but even then the pace disadvantage of the harder tyre would likely counter the "free" p...

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  • Trump Sued For Allegedly Violating Presidential Records Act
Trump Sued For Allegedly Violating Presidential Records Act

The new hire was announced in a statement by Trump on Friday, serving as a punctuation mark on the story of Reid's firing last month. Chief ushers are highly influential in the White House, and the most successful learn to master discretion - at least, after they acclimate to the hectic work lifestyle.

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  • After Rocky Start, US Open Focuses On The Golf
After Rocky Start, US Open Focuses On The Golf

The 27-year-old American won comfortably after carding a final-round 67 to leave him on 16 under, four shots ahead of Brian Harman and Japan's Hideki Matsuyama , with England's Tommy Fleetwood a shot further back in fourth and first-round leader Rickie Fowler closing on 10 under.

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  • China's jailed Nobel Peace laureate granted medical parole
China's jailed Nobel Peace laureate granted medical parole

Liu's lawyer had applied for medical parole as the activist's condition worsened in prison. "He has no special plans". Liu is being treated at a hospital in the north-eastern city of Shenyang, near where he was being held. Beijing condemned the award and relations with Norway suffered for years. A seat for Liu Xiaobo was left empty during th...

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  • Kyle Larson wins Sonoma pole
Kyle Larson wins Sonoma pole

Stewart-Haas teammate Clint Bowyer finished second. I got looking around and I have a tendency to say, "I wish we were sitting here or here or here"-and we looked around and said, 'There's not a better seat at this track than what we're in right now'".

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  • New Zealand law student launches climate change court case
New Zealand law student launches climate change court case

The case brought by Sarah Thomson , 26, began Monday in the High Court in Wellington and is scheduled to last three days. "I want New Zealand to do more", Thomson said outside the court. Sarah Thomson is challenging the government over commitments that include a pledge under the Paris climate accord to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 perce...

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  • Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Vettel penalised
Ricciardo wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Vettel penalised

Vettel now leads Hamilton by 14 points in the world championship. With debris strewn across the track, the FIA race stewards opted to throw a red flag so that the marshals could properly clear it, leaving all of the cars to return to the pit lane and queue up.

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  • Celtics, 76ers complete swap of first, 3rd draft picks
Celtics, 76ers complete swap of first, 3rd draft picks

Otherwise, the Celtics will have a choice of first-rounders in 2019 - either from Sacramento or Philadelphia, whichever pick is higher. Fultz , who is a point guard out of the University of Washington , is considered by many to be the most talented player in the draft.

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  • Joachim Low: New-look Germany far from 'perfect' after edging Australia
Joachim Low: New-look Germany far from 'perfect' after edging Australia

Tim Cahill saw nothing in the Socceroos' first-up loss to Germany to suggest their Confederations Cup is over, backing Australia to still reach the semi- finals. "We're in a competition out here and the next game if we don't get three points it's all over". "We invested a lot in the first half and ran a lot", Germany defender Joshua K...

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  • Josh Jackson Threw An Absolutely Miserable First Pitch At Diamondbacks Game
Josh Jackson Threw An Absolutely Miserable First Pitch At Diamondbacks Game

On a night that produced a record 16 freshman picks in the first round, Jackson was selected on Thursday as the first pick in the second round (No. 31) by the Charlotte Hornets, then was immediately traded to the New Orleans Pelicans for the No.

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  • LeBron James' legacy secure despite Finals loss to Warriors
LeBron James' legacy secure despite Finals loss to Warriors

Kevin Durant , asked if he had a message for Rihanna as he left Oracle Arena late Monday night after his Golden State Warriors were crowned National Basketball Association champions, held aloft his Finals MVP trophy and stared at a video camera.

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  • Result, not performance, counted against Crusaders - Gatland
Result, not performance, counted against Crusaders - Gatland

All Blacks Lima Sopoaga and Waisake Naholo have been released by Steve Hansen to play for the Highlanders against the Lions at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Tuesday night. "We as players have to have thick skins and we are all experienced players as well so we are used to dealing with that". But tonight, the Lions will enjoy the moment as they got ...

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  • Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez Stay Hopes Receive Boost
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez Stay Hopes Receive Boost

Mustafi faced off against the Chile forward when his Germany drew 1-1 with the Copa America holders in the Confederations Cup on Thursday, Sanchez opening the scoring before Lars Stindl levelled for Die Mannschaft . The two players are now in Russian Federation as Chile try to win the Confederations Cup - they face Australia on Sunday evening with...

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  • O'Mahony To Lead Lions Against Maori All Blacks
O'Mahony To Lead Lions Against Maori All Blacks

Tour skipper Sam Warburton is among the replacements for Saturday's game while Maro Itoje starts at lock in an otherwise unchanged pack from the one that beat the Crusaders . "Our discipline on Saturday (against the Crusaders).we kept penalties to single figures and for one reason or another that didn't happen here". "We watched how the Lions...

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  • ICC thinking of scrapping Champions Trophy
ICC thinking of scrapping Champions Trophy

Sedition is one of the most serious charges under the Indian penal code . "I wouldn't say it's categorically going to happen because the Champions Trophy is a very good event and very well-supported, particularly in the United Kingdom, where you get support for all teams ".

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  • Ronaldo remains Real Madrid player -Perez
Ronaldo remains Real Madrid player -Perez

A Spanish state prosecutor accused former Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho of tax fraud worth 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million) in unpaid taxes on Tuesday. "I have not spoken to Ronaldo, I have just heard what has been in the newspapers". Perez said that "as far as I know Cristiano has always met [his fiscal obligations]" and that "it all must ...

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  • Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers in playoff
Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers in playoff

Broadhurst bogeyed the hole, but ended the day in the lead at 12 under par for the tourney. He closed with an even-par 70 to match Berger -who birdied three of the final six holes for a 67 - at 12-under 268. The two-time major champion had almost holed out from the same position in regulation play to win outright, but had to settle for a tap-in...

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  • LSU Defeats Oregon St., 6-1, Advances To CWS Finals
LSU Defeats Oregon St., 6-1, Advances To CWS Finals

Reynolds has not started a game since 2015. In three NCAA Tournament outings, Gilbert hasn't given up an earned run and only eight hits in 11 innings with 16 strikeouts and 3 walks. The Gators opened up the game little-by-little after Rivera was hit by a pitch in the fifth inning. Yes, LSU could win a three-game series against Florida for t...

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  • North Korea accuses U.S. of 'smear campaign' over death of Otto Warmbier
North Korea accuses U.S. of 'smear campaign' over death of Otto Warmbier

The family of Otto Warmbier , the University of Virginia student imprisoned by North Korea who died after being sent back comatose to the United States, hid his Jewishness from the public as negotiations for his release took place, a family spokesman said.

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  • Record-breaker Stroll realises Formula One dream
Record-breaker Stroll realises Formula One dream

The 18-year-old made the most of a chaotic but thrilling Azerbaijan Grand Prix, running smoothly in the top ten at the outset before taking advantage of a clash between Force India's drivers and Kimi Raikkonen's demise after the Finn's Ferrari was struck by debris.

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  • Germany beat Cameroon — FIFA Confederations Cup
Germany beat Cameroon — FIFA Confederations Cup

With the results, Germany finished top of the Group on seven points, followed by Chile , with five points. The Germans face Group A runners-up Mexico in Sochi next Thursday in their semi-final, while Chile will face Portugal on Wednesday in Kazan.

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  • A look into the future of the Vegas Golden Knights
A look into the future of the Vegas Golden Knights

He had a 2.98 goals-against average with a.904 save percentage for the Colorado Avalanche last season. The Golden Knights had three first round selections in the NHL Entry Draft picking two forwards and one defenseman. The first three picks, at least, seem to be trending in the right direction for general manager George McPhee and his sc...

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  • Brooks Koepka
Brooks Koepka "did not even want to play golf" in 2013

He put his second shot within about nine feet. Back in June of 2011, six whole years before he would win the U.S. Open, a 21-year-old golfer by the name of Brooks Koepka fired off some hot takes about LeBron James that proved to be really, really wrong.

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