• Saints RB Adrian Peterson wants to play five more years
Saints RB Adrian Peterson wants to play five more years

One doctor already told Fairley that he shouldn't play football anymore. Fairley has had this heart condition since before he was even drafted. He was a member of Auburn's 2010 national championship team and earned SEC defensive player of the year honors that season.

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  • Man Utd's bid for Real forward Morata rejected
Man Utd's bid for Real forward Morata rejected

The Sun also claims top earners in the Premier League; Manchester United , Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham, could soon be offering players more than £500,000-a-week (RM2.7m). He is a great player. Real Madrid may have won the Champions League and La Liga , but they are not the world's richest team now - as a Fo...

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  • French Open men's semifinalist not like the others: Murray
French Open men's semifinalist not like the others: Murray

Thiem, who has 22 wins in claycourt matches this year and reached finals in Barcelona and Madrid where he lost to Nadal, is the second Austrian man to reach multiple grand slam semi-finals after former French Open champion Thomas Muster.

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  • IRAN: Death toll in Tehran attacks rises to 17
IRAN: Death toll in Tehran attacks rises to 17

Perpetrators of the twin attacks in Tehran were recruited inside Iran by Islamic State and fought in both Iraq and Syria, the Iranian Intelligence Ministry said on Thursday. Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency says the siege at parliament is over and that four attackers have been killed. Deputy head of the National Security Council Reza...

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  • Has a team ever blown a 3-0 NBA Finals lead?
Has a team ever blown a 3-0 NBA Finals lead?

Smith had been a non-factor in the Finals, having not made a basket since scoring the first points of Game 1, but hacked or not, he finally got his act together Wednesday. Cavs head coach Ty Lue resisted the urge to shuffle his lineup and play with his starting rotation. Stephen Curry was ready to go for the undefeated mark after Wednesday's wi...

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  • Shikhar Dhawan century puts India in driving seat against Sri Lanka
Shikhar Dhawan century puts India in driving seat against Sri Lanka

After that dismemberment of Pakistan , Kohli's men have travelled down the M40 for Thursday's meeting with Sri Lanka at the Oval, where victory will take them a step closer to the semifinals of the Champions Trophy . Lanka, on the other hand, slumped to a 96-run defeat at the hands of top-ranked ODI team South Africa in their first group ...

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  • Pepe's decade of titles and tantrums at Real Madrid is over
Pepe's decade of titles and tantrums at Real Madrid is over

A £35m move for the Swedish centre-half almost went through in January and it was believed that United would attempt to make another bid for the star this summer. Meanwhile, Pepe also took a parting shot at Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane . While Pepe acknowledges what Zidane has been able to accomplish, he is not enthralled with the way ...

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  • Stanley Cup finals: Rinne huge, Preds tie series
Stanley Cup finals: Rinne huge, Preds tie series

Or so, that's what the statistics showed after the Pittsburgh Penguins goalie allowed nine goals in back-to-back losses in Games 3 and 4 of the Stanley Cup Final. Just 66 seconds later, Crosby tied the score on a breakaway. We're playing great. We're scoring goals. "I don't know how I was able to make the save ", said Rinne .

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  • Australia v New Zealand Champions Trophy match abandoned due to rain
Australia v New Zealand Champions Trophy match abandoned due to rain

The first rain delay came not long afterwards and when the sides came back out, New Zealand's other opener Luke Ronchi, who grew up in Western Australia , tried to push his side into a commanding score to make up for the lost overs. Australia skipper Steven Smith came down heavily on his team's bowling attack against New Zealand in their op...

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  • Former Bills WR James Hardy found dead in Indiana
Former Bills WR James Hardy found dead in Indiana

His family had reported him missing May 30. The 6-foot-5, 220-pound pass-catcher was widely viewed as the missing piece to Buffalo's offense after a storied collegiate career at IN saw him earn Freshman All-American honors IN 2005 and First-Team All Big-10 honors IN 2007.

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  • Liverpool end Van Dijk interest
Liverpool end Van Dijk interest

Liverpool had agreed terms with van Dijk, the only problem was that they hadn't even contacted Southampton . Liverpool would like to put on record our regret over recent media speculation regarding Southampton and player transfers between the two clubs.

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  • Liverpool identify alternatives after Van Dijk fiasco
Liverpool identify alternatives after Van Dijk fiasco

On Wednesday evening, Liverpool released a statement on their website in which they apologised to Southampton over "any misunderstanding" regarding the pursuit of Van Dijk and stated that they had formally dropped their interest in him.

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  • Durant's big 3-pointer lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3
Durant's big 3-pointer lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

James has defied the odds before, perhaps most impressively past year against Golden State when his Cavaliers were the first team to win a title after trailing the Finals 3-1. And if we've got to go back out there for Game 5, may as well be a Game 6 since we've got to come back this way anyway. The LeBron vs. the World trend continued in the seco...

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  • The Hectic Moment An America's Cup Yacht Capsized
The Hectic Moment An America's Cup Yacht Capsized

The catamaran fell forwards on the run-in to the start, leaving some crew suspended in the hull above the water. The capsize meant Land Rover BAR won the race, giving them some hope of recouping some of their deficit against New Zealand who are now leading 3-1 in the best-of-nine race series.

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  • After postponement, Nadal, Djokovic try to set semi in Paris
After postponement, Nadal, Djokovic try to set semi in Paris

Bacsinszky was up a set and a break in the second against Williams before she crumbled and eventually lost 4-6, 6-3, 6-0. "It was extremely hard today". The Latvian is the first teenager to reach the French Open semi-finals since 2007 when Serbia's Ana Ivanovic pulled off the feat. "We are good friends, because we played the doubles in China ...

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  • French Open semifinals: Halep-Pliskova, Bacsinszky-Ostapenko
French Open semifinals: Halep-Pliskova, Bacsinszky-Ostapenko

Because of showers and heavy wind much of the afternoon, the two men's singles matches on Tuesday's schedule have been moved to Wednesday: No. 4 Nadal vs. "I felt quite confident after we stopped in the third set and I won five games in a row". Bacsinszky (27), the world number 31, had opened up a 2-0 and then 4-2 lead in the first set, only for ...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo tops the world's highest-paid athletes in 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo tops the world's highest-paid athletes in 2017

When one talks about the highest-paid athletes in the world, cricketers rarely make it to the list of 100 elite athletes. Last year's UFC 205 saw New York's Madison Square Garden entertain the likes of Madonna, Kanye West and Zac Efron and though celebrities have never been absent over the course of the modern-day UFC's lifespan, its first ve...

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  • Pliskova levels semifinal against Halep
Pliskova levels semifinal against Halep

The best part of it all is that Halep didn't even notice she was saving a match point. Instead, that match point save helped her complete an unthinkable comeback from 3-6, 1-5 down against Svitolina, as Halep went on to win the match 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-0 and reach her second Roland Garros semi-final.

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  • Finn replaces injured Woakes in England squad
Finn replaces injured Woakes in England squad

That is more than can be said for two of his team-mates, Liam Plunkett and Mark Wood, who instead had to travel west by bus - because their cars were parked in a police exclusion zone set up near their hotel. Ben Stokes, who required a pre-match fitness test on a knee injury, managed to bowl seven overs. Finn makes his return to the side at the bac...

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  • Alonso returns to McLaren with a deadline
Alonso returns to McLaren with a deadline

The team's struggle for points so far this season - let alone wins - means a victory in the next three months is extremely unlikely. "We have to win", the Spaniard told reporters at the Canadian Grand Prix when asked what it would take to have him stay.

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  • Kuerten says Nadal could win 15 titles in Paris
Kuerten says Nadal could win 15 titles in Paris

This hasn't gone well with the seven-time Grand Slam victor McEnroe, who slammed Djokovic for his "giving up" approach. Going to be the fourth match against him in five or six weeks. "He's played fantastic this tournament so far", Murray said of the 32-year-old, the oldest Roland Garros semifinalist since Jimmy Connors in 1985.

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  • Players have no fears about Wimbledon despite London attack
Players have no fears about Wimbledon despite London attack

The Serb, bidding to become the first man in the professional era to win each of the four grand slams twice, found some resistance in the first set with the third game lasting 13 minutes before Djokovic won it. Unseeded Russian Karen Khachanov was also a victor, powering past No. 21 John Isner in four tight sets 7-6 (1), 6-3, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (3). "I...

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  • All Blacks boss scoffs at Gatland comments
All Blacks boss scoffs at Gatland comments

The Crusaders always loomed as the toughest opponents of the opening 10 days and Gatland has made a decision to field what appears to be the strongest Lions side yet in a bid avoid what would be a dispiriting second defeat so early on the tour.

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  • Ostapenko blazes past Bacsinszky to reach French final
Ostapenko blazes past Bacsinszky to reach French final

Ostapenko, ranked 47 and looking to reach a first Grand Slam semi-final, recovered to 5-4 with two breaks of her own, the Dane closed out the first set as she broke the Latvian to love in the next game. The same happened again, with Ostapenko taking a 3-1 lead only to be pegged back to 3-3 by her opponent. But at last year's US Open, she lost in th...

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  • Raikkonen struggling to understand Ferrari's Monaco strategy
Raikkonen struggling to understand Ferrari's Monaco strategy

But Ferrari's resurgence this season, and Hamilton's vehicle troubles, makes a sixth victory far from a foregone conclusion. "How close do I have to get?" said the Finn . Hamilton will head to Montreal for the next stop on the grand prix calendar a week on Sunday. "Unbelievable. It was a very tense race". "They have had arguably the stron...

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  • Miami Dolphins to hold joint practices with Philadelphia Eagles
Miami Dolphins to hold joint practices with Philadelphia Eagles

Why not? Well, we play them in Week 3 of the preseason . The practices with the Dolphins will feature cornerback-bust Byron Maxwell , who was traded after being unable to fit into the defense. You've been beating on each other for a few weeks, and then get a chance to practice against somebody else in a controlled environment. There will be tw...

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  • Iran forcefully rejected Trump's 'repugnant' condolences for the deadly attacks in Tehran
Iran forcefully rejected Trump's 'repugnant' condolences for the deadly attacks in Tehran

In a message released by the Kremlin after Wednesday's attacks, Putin said Russian Federation "resolutely condemns" the violence. Iran initially said a dozen victims died; it's unclear whether the toll announced Thursday includes the five attackers.

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  • Highlights: Stan Wawrinka halts Marin Cilic run
Highlights: Stan Wawrinka halts Marin Cilic run

Andy Murray feels the odd man out after arriving at the French Open playing "garbage" but that did not stop him reaching a fourth consecutive semi-final at Roland Garros . The taller Murray also had a clear edge on first serve, winning 74 percent of those points compared to just 62 percent for Nishikori. That was when Ramos chose to liven thing...

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  • Bill Belichick: Patriots file injury reports 'in compliance' with National Football League guidelines
Bill Belichick: Patriots file injury reports 'in compliance' with National Football League guidelines

Belichick said little on Tuesday about concussions as the Patriots opened their three-day minicamp that is mandatory for all players. "You know, our medical staff really handles the injury situation with players", the coach said. Former Rams coach Jeff Fisher expressed that in 2015. I think everyone out here wants to play and we come out here...

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  • Warriors take commanding 3-0 lead in NBA Finals
Warriors take commanding 3-0 lead in NBA Finals

For the Warriors , a win will make them the first National Basketball Association team to get through the playoffs with four series sweeps, 16-0. The Warriors will look to win Game 3 and give themselves a good chance to close out the series on Friday and sweep the Cavaliers .

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  • Djokovic crashes at French Open as Nadal, Murray move on
Djokovic crashes at French Open as Nadal, Murray move on

Defeat also meant that just 12 months after holding all four Grand Slam titles, the 30-year-old was left fighting to prove he is still a relevant force in the sport. "I have played good matches on the whole". Thiem is 2-4 in his career against Nadal, 0-1 against him at the French Open . Title favourite Halep was being overpowered before turning ...

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  • Nadal romps into 11th French Open quarters
Nadal romps into 11th French Open quarters

Rafael Nadal advanced to the French Open semifinals for the 10th time when Pablo Carreno Busta retired from their match because of injury. Things did not begin promisingly, but after twice fighting back from a break down in the opening set he pulled away to win 7-6 (7/5) 6-1 6-3.

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  • French Open Day 9: Murray and Halep hit top gear
French Open Day 9: Murray and Halep hit top gear

Ukrainian Svitolina saved four set points at 5-6 in the second and then had a match point in the tiebreak which Halep saved with a courageous forehand that kissed the sideline and followed that with an improvised backhand victor. Her play in Stuttgart was enough to get Cahill back in her corner. Karolina Pliskova advanced into the Roland Ga...

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  • Sri Lanka hit by Kapugedera injury ahead of India match
Sri Lanka hit by Kapugedera injury ahead of India match

Eastern Daylight Time , 2:30 a.m. Sri Lanka will be more desperate for a win than India because one more defeat will certainly cause the former's exit of the event while India with a victory will enter the Semi-final stage. Indian batting is looking on a good form with their top four batsmen - Rohit Sharma , Shikhar Dhawan , Virat Koh...

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  • Game 3 needs to the Cavs' game of the year
Game 3 needs to the Cavs' game of the year

The final scores in Games 1 and 2 haven't accurately defined the competition on the court. They have taken the 2-0 lead in the finals over the Cavaliers . "Every mistake you make defensively, they make you pay, and you saw that tonight". "We get a chance to go home now to our home crowd where we play well, also".

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