• Real Madrid hailed masters of Europe
Real Madrid hailed masters of Europe

Gareth Bale has insisted that he has no intention of leaving Real Madrid this summer, amid speculation that Manchester United may attempt to sign the Wales forward for a fee of more than £100 million (S$177 million). "This acts as further motivation to reach the final again and hopefully win", Allegri said. "But we can improve the team". "...

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  • Apple TV To FINALLY Support Amazon Prime Video
Apple TV To FINALLY Support Amazon Prime Video

I think I'll just keep playing my own damned music, how about that, " HomePod " (if that even is your real name)? Put it all together and you have an impressive device that blows away the audio specs found on competing Google Home and Amazon Echo smart speakers.

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins blow out Nashville Predators for 3-2 series lead
Pittsburgh Penguins blow out Nashville Predators for 3-2 series lead

So, the fact that Crosby once again showed up and played arguably his best game of the playoffs on Thursday wasn't necessarily the story in a 6-0 Game 5. They watched on TV as Malkin's wrist shot with 10 seconds left in the first gave Pittsburgh a 3-0 edge it never came close to giving up. After some deep breaths for the two teams after a wild ...

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  • Penguins, Predators each look to seize momentum in Game 5
Penguins, Predators each look to seize momentum in Game 5

Asked how he'd managed to come through previously when under pressure Kessel responded in typical easy-going fashion: "Just do whatever I do". One that can't get back to the creature comforts of Smashville fast enough. Marc-Andre Fleury went 9-5 as a starter in the playoffs until Game 3 of the conference final, when he allowed four goals in the...

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  • Stanley Cup Final: Three lessons from Game 4
Stanley Cup Final: Three lessons from Game 4

Conor Sheary, Phil Kessel - just as linemate Malkin predicted - and 35-year-old playoff newbie Ron Hainsey also scored for the Penguins . The Predators have a penchant for wanting to skate the puck over the blue line rather than dumping it in deep and being able to change the Predators' approach is an adjustment the Penguins need to make for G...

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  • Champions Trophy 2017 : Experts advise India to play with the same plan
Champions Trophy 2017 : Experts advise India to play with the same plan

Virat Kohli later said he had felt like a club cricketer, watching the man at the other end belt the ball around effortlessly while he was plodding along. "My issue is them getting out there and really looking to take the game on and just believing in themselves and believing that they can take the game on".

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  • Lineups the same, Warriors-Cavs tipoff Game 3
Lineups the same, Warriors-Cavs tipoff Game 3

Smith has attempted only six shots from the field in just more than 42 minutes of court time through the first two games of the Finals, making one of them. No team ever has come back to win an NBA Finals after losing the first three games of the series. Primarily focusing on defense in the playoffs, Smith is averaging 5.9 points and 2.4 rebound...

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  • Cavs' Irving 'looking forward' to Game 4 challenge
Cavs' Irving 'looking forward' to Game 4 challenge

Perhaps most frustrating for the Cavaliers, who host game four on Friday, is that after two lopsided losses to open the series they returned home and played their most complete game of the Finals only to blow a six-point lead in the closing minutes.

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  • Eden Hazard would consider leaving Chelsea for Real Madrid
Eden Hazard would consider leaving Chelsea for Real Madrid

The winger's 16 goals proved crucial in him winning the Player's Player of the Year, but his plans and fitness for the beginning of next season has been thrown into some doubt with this latest setback. " Honestly, I do not know what will happen ". I feel good at Chelsea , but you never know what can happen. To further complicate matters, he pi...

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  • Penguins rout Predators 6-0 to take 3-2 Cup lead
Penguins rout Predators 6-0 to take 3-2 Cup lead

He didn't let his guard down like he did in Game 1 when he allowed three straight goals after the Penguins took a 3-0 lead. Hainsey turned Nashville's James Neal inside out in Pittsburgh's end after the former Penguin whiffed on a big-hit attempt, then headed up ice and eventually finished off a feed from Malkin for a 6-0 lead at 16:40 of the sec...

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  • Vettel victory not orchestrated by Ferrari - Wolff
Vettel victory not orchestrated by Ferrari - Wolff

Vettel's third win this season was the 45th of his career and Ferrari's first here since Michael Schumacher in 2001. CONSTRUCTOR STANDINGS 1. Verstappen's response on the team radio was succinct. "Our race comes later", said his engineer "Bono". Kimi stood unimpressed as Vettel laughed on the podium and then unenthusiastically shook hi...

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  • Durant's dagger 3 key as Warriors rally late
Durant's dagger 3 key as Warriors rally late

But Smith has shown up early in Game 3 Wednesday night, hitting his first two 3-pointers to help the Cavaliers take an early 21-19 lead in the first quarter. The Cavaliers' execution down the stretch was atrocious. Showing off his ability to spin in shots high off the backboard, Irving scored 16 in the third quarter and the Cavs held the Warrio...

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  • NHL: Penguins crush Predators for 3-2 lead in Stanley Cup
NHL: Penguins crush Predators for 3-2 lead in Stanley Cup

It was that dominant on Thursday night, that certain, that overwhelming, really, in a 6-0 demolition of the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup final . After letting up three goals on nine shots in the first period, he was pulled for Juuse Saros , who started the second. "At home we played two strong games".

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  • LeBron James Says | 'I gave everything I had to this game'
LeBron James Says | 'I gave everything I had to this game'

With a win in Game 4 on Friday night, Golden State (above during Game 3 on Wednesday) can exorcise those haunting demons from past year when the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the Finals to the Cavaliers . "You go against a team like this and you put together a game like we had where we had an opportunity, it's definitely draining". Written o...

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  • No panic as Mercedes prepare for Canada
No panic as Mercedes prepare for Canada

You will have a DNF, usually it's inevitable, and you will have good races, normally the races that do decide are the races that are supposed to go wrong and you turn it around. It is one of his favourite stops on the F1 circuit. "Looking back it's true to say they didn't have the best weekend in Monaco , true to say we had an excellent weekend ...

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  • Is Golden State's Durant the best player in the world?
Is Golden State's Durant the best player in the world?

The 2001 Los Angeles Lakers won 12 in a row before losing Game 1 of the National Basketball Association final to the Philadelphia 76ers, and the 1989 Lakers rattled off 11 straight wins, but no one has done what the Warriors have. The Warriors went the last three minutes of Game 7, the last three minutes of their season, without scoring. Jame...

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  • Bacsinszky, Ostapenko advance to French Open semis
Bacsinszky, Ostapenko advance to French Open semis

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Donald Young and Santiago Gonzalez are through to the men's doubles final at the French Open. "Her chances are excellent if she plays with 90 percent of her ability, I think she would have a chance to win the whole thing", Wilander told Reuters.

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  • Huddersfield into Premier League after penalty drama
Huddersfield into Premier League after penalty drama

Liam Moore and Jordan Obita , two of Reading's best performers this season, missed their penalties before Huddersfield's Christopher Schindler slotted in the winning spot-kick. After seeing his side reach the Premier League , with Holloway's QPR having been involved in their own fight to stave off the drop, Wagner was in the mood to cele...

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  • Durant leads Warriors' rally past Cavaliers
Durant leads Warriors' rally past Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers-Golden State Warriors trilogy has ultimately been a flop, because it has become obvious the Warriors are far better than the Cavs. After the game, Draymond Green played the role of Captain Obvious, saying James was obviously exhausted. The Cavs Big Three? On the other end of the floor, James had the latitude to posit...

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  • Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh
Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh

Fed up and prepared to play like it, the Penguins took their pent-up frustration from a nightmare trip to Nashville and channeled it into a wire-to-wire drubbing of the Predators in their return to Pittsburgh . Rinne had been maybe the biggest reason for the Preds winning the previous two games. "But we know we're going to face a desperate team". ...

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  • Diego Costa says he is not wanted at Chelsea anymore
Diego Costa says he is not wanted at Chelsea anymore

Since arriving at Chelsea in 2014, Costa has scored 52 goals while also tallying 16 assists. Only last week Costa declared that while he's happy at Stamford Bridge he would be willing to leave if his former club Atletico Madrid offered him a deal.

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  • Conte doesn't want me at Chelsea: Costa
Conte doesn't want me at Chelsea: Costa

Costa was asked about a possible return to Atletico Madrid, who he helped to win the 2014 Primera Liga title, but who are unable to make any signings this summer because of a Federation Internationale de Football Association ban. "They looked exhausted in the cup final so they definitely need some more numbers in there to be able to balance Champ...

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  • Penguins' Sidney Crosby Strangely Hurls Water Bottle Onto Ice From Bench
Penguins' Sidney Crosby Strangely Hurls Water Bottle Onto Ice From Bench

He held Pittsburgh to a single goal in the next two games, a bounce-back effort that would likely back his case if Nashville wins the first Cup in franchise history. Both got matching minor penalties for holding, though Nashville coach Peter Laviolette was apoplectic at referees for the perceived leniency toward Crosby.

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  • Warriors Durant not simply along for Finals ride
Warriors Durant not simply along for Finals ride

With their 15th consecutive victory, the Warriors have the longest postseason streak for any team in the four major professional sports. Kevin Durant's go-ahead three-pointer in the final minute of Game 3 now has the Warriors on the verge of an National Basketball Association title.

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  • Penguins on brink of Stanley Cup after blowout win
Penguins on brink of Stanley Cup after blowout win

I hope we score (tonight), but just play the same. We play here, at home . I saw Maatta cross-check him, Colton cross-checked him back, Maatta cross-checked him again, and they were doing it somewhere in the midsection. Nashville won its two at home by a combined 9-2. I think we have to win a game. "'Desperate' is a amusing word for me because it ...

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  • LeBron not faulting Warriors for building super team
LeBron not faulting Warriors for building super team

But the team is nowhere near close to being worthy of a trip to the Finals, and the team's progress took a step backward this season. "I did not tweet that", Smith told Cleveland.com after the game. But James also ushered in the era of losing fans complaining about how better teams were built. Which brings up the larger question: What are LeB...

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  • Penguins to stick with goalie Matt Murray for Game 5
Penguins to stick with goalie Matt Murray for Game 5

The debate has raged on in the Steel City ever since the Nashville Predators evened this best-of-seven series at 2-2 with a 4-1 victory in the Music City on Monday night, as Murray allowed the goal total on 26 Predators' shots just a few nights after surrendering five goals in a Game 3 loss.

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  • Alexis Sanchez: 'Agent dealing with future'
Alexis Sanchez: 'Agent dealing with future'

Sanchez has just over a year remaining on his current contract at the Emirates Stadium and has yet to accept the club's offer of a new £300,000-a-week deal. The Bundesliga giants are heavily interested in the forward and are reported to have met with Sanchez's agent last month in Germany . "I would like many things, but right now I am only think...

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  • Bonino missing third straight game for Penguins
Bonino missing third straight game for Penguins

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) tangles with Nashville Predators' P.K. Subban (76) during the first period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final , Thursday, June 8, 2017 , in Pittsburgh . We just have to do a better job in front of him. Malkin hasn't gone two games without a shot in the same postseason since his rookie y...

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  • United Kingdom headlines reflect election drama
United Kingdom headlines reflect election drama

Politics isn't going back into the box where it was before". Corbyn, however, has so far rejected any suggestions that his party could form an alliance with the SNP . Together, the Labour Party , the SNP and the Liberal Democrats would have 314 seats in parliament - as many as Theresa May's Tories are now predicted to have.

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  • LeBron James isn't mad at the Warriors for signing Kevin Durant
LeBron James isn't mad at the Warriors for signing Kevin Durant

As this best-of-seven series moves to Game Four, scheduled for Friday night (tomorrow, Singapore time) in Cleveland , the only question left seems to be whether the Warriors can become the first team in National Basketball Association history to finish the play-offs with a 16-0 record.

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  • Conte Defends Victor Moses, Insists He's Not a Cheat
Conte Defends Victor Moses, Insists He's Not a Cheat

The moment helped swing the final in Arsenal's favour with the Gunners going on to win the match 2-1 and lift the FA Cup . Ten-man Chelsea equalised against the run of play through Diego Costa but Aaron Ramsey headed home less than three minutes later to hand Arsene Wenger his seventh FA Cup - the most of any manager in the competi...

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  • Norris' home runs help Rays hold off White Sox 7-5
Norris' home runs help Rays hold off White Sox 7-5

With their recent losing ways, the White Sox fell are now 25-31 on the season and five games back of the division leading Twins. Kiermaier had been 1-for-3 with an RBI in the game, but upon his exit the team moved Peter Bourjos from left to center and brought in Colby Rasmus in left.

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  • Virgil van Dijk posts cryptic update on Twitter after Liverpool transfer collapses
Virgil van Dijk posts cryptic update on Twitter after Liverpool transfer collapses

The defender had listed himself on Twitter as a professional footballer for Southampton and the Netherlands worldwide team but in the wake of Liverpool's statement , Van Dijk's bio changed simply to "professional footballer". Now those plans are in ruins because someone within Anfield took the decision to leak details about the talks to the me...

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  • French Open roundup from day 11
French Open roundup from day 11

Djokovic was also the only top four seed of the tournament that failed to secure a semifinal spot, as Andy Murray , Stan Wawrinka and Rafael Nadal all went through. "I don't remember seeing a time in the last six to eight years when Novak mailed it in", seven-time Major victor McEnroe told the BBC . The Lakers have roughly two weeks to de...

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