• Gareth Bale 'Happy' At Real Madrid Amid Manchester United Links
Gareth Bale 'Happy' At Real Madrid Amid Manchester United Links

That has fuelled rumours that United could turn to Bale after cooling their approach for Antoine Griezmann following the French forward's confirmation on Sunday that he would not be leaving Atletico Madrid this summer. The Portuguese superstar, sporting a new haircut, was again the centre of attention on arrival at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium f...

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  • LeBron says Cavs not giving up against Warriors in NBA Finals
LeBron says Cavs not giving up against Warriors in NBA Finals

They will be physical. And James has once again been criticized for not being more aggressive late in Game 3, when he made a pass to Kyle Korver. James, who has expressed a desire to own a team one day, cited the New York Yankees and Dallas Cowboys in the 1990s as examples of teams that spent for success.

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  • Champions Trophy: Lanka opt to field against Proteas
Champions Trophy: Lanka opt to field against Proteas

But Sri Lanka , with paceman Lasith Malinga back in the fold at the age of 33, stuck to their task well after electing to field and limited the South Africans to a modest 299 for six from their 50 overs. "We got a couple of wickets to turn the momentum around a bit", de Villiers added. While hosts England successfully chased 306 in the curta...

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  • Subban, Crosby clash again - this time, it's physical
Subban, Crosby clash again - this time, it's physical

Subban's head on the ice near the end of the first period and what he said was an inadvertent flip of a water bottle onto the ice during play. Conor Sheary and Ron Hainsey also scored in the second period as Pittsburgh put the game out of reach.

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers not giving up against Golden State Warriors, says LeBron James
Cleveland Cavaliers not giving up against Golden State Warriors, says LeBron James

I don't care. I mean, I think it's great. Wasn't Kevin Durant at Oklahoma City Thunder past year? (One win) is a step in the right direction. They won a championship (in 2015), and a year ago it was the greatest regular-season team we had played, probably one of the best postseason teams that everybody's seen as well, but we were just able to...

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  • Melissa McCarthy to star in
Melissa McCarthy to star in "Margie Claus" for New Line

McCarthy can be seen next in the Fox Searchlight pic " Can You Ever Forgive Me? ". Her turn in Universal's Ghostbusters reboot as Abby Yates was arguably one of that film's highlights and while Ghostbusters was ( and continues to be ) mired in controversy, McCarthy has moved on in search of new ways to make audiences laugh.

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  • Kristina Mladenovic stuns Garbine Muguruza in fourth round
Kristina Mladenovic stuns Garbine Muguruza in fourth round

Honestly, no, I don't think it was unsportsmanlike or unfair or anything. The Spaniard, champion here previous year, had been complaining about the vocal and fiercely partisan crowd on Court Suzanne Lenglen during her match against France's Mladenovic when she was overcome by emotion.

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

More freaky was Cleveland going scoreless in the last 3:10 in the face of GSW's blazing 11-0 finish-seven by Durant. "I didn't talk to these guys when I made my decision and say we better make it to the Finals and be up in the series around this time , this exact date, or I'm not coming".

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  • Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs 118-113 in Game 3
Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs 118-113 in Game 3

The Warriors have made their way into that conversation. It may not have struck you immediately while watching the first exciting game of the NBA Finals, but the Cavaliers made a really silly decision in the final minute of Game 3 , which they ended up losing 118-113 Wednesday .

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  • Dana White Rubbishes Reports He Is No Longer Involved In McGregor/Mayweather Negotiations
Dana White Rubbishes Reports He Is No Longer Involved In McGregor/Mayweather Negotiations

According to the Los Angeles Times , an unnamed official familiar with the situation confirmed that discussions were underway between UFC owner Ari Emanuel's WME-IMG and Haymon's Premier Boxing Champions, but noted that White was not involved in the talks .

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  • Kevin Durant's last-minute heroics extend Golden State Warriors' lead over Cleveland Cavaliers
Kevin Durant's last-minute heroics extend Golden State Warriors' lead over Cleveland Cavaliers

Golden State is now tied with the Pittsburgh Penguins, who won 14 straight across the 1992-93 Stanley Cup playoffs, according to information provided to the Warriors by Elias. None won as dominantly as this team, which has four versatile All-Stars - including two former league MVPs - in their prime. The apparent gap between the Cavs and the ...

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  • India crush Bangladesh in warm-up; Guptill powers New Zealand
India crush Bangladesh in warm-up; Guptill powers New Zealand

The match against Bangladesh will thus help Kohli to take a call on what could be his likely XI against Pakistan . The first game between England and Bangladesh at the Oval today will get the eighth edition of the tournament under way.

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  • Caroline Wozniacki is knocked out of French Open by unseeded Jelena Ostapenko
Caroline Wozniacki is knocked out of French Open by unseeded Jelena Ostapenko

Such is Ostapenko's all-or-nothing style that she is guaranteed to have afternoons when her game lets her down. But she did struggle in the quarterfinals, needing three sets to advance past Elina Svitolina. She served out the set, fending off a break chance, with an ace, 6-4: It had taken a riveting 65 minutes. On Thursday, they will wish themselve...

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  • Nashville Predators Catfish Thrower's Charges To Be Dropped
Nashville Predators Catfish Thrower's Charges To Be Dropped

The big question is whether Predators coach Peter Laviolette will stick with Rinne between the pipes for Game 3. "It's insane", said Guentzel, who has an National Hockey League rookie record five game-winning goals this postseason. To wit: for the second straight game, we saw a three-goal period for the Penguins that included a goal off of a ...

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  • Olympics 2020: IOC approves mixed-gender events for Tokyo edition
Olympics 2020: IOC approves mixed-gender events for Tokyo edition

In addition, in line with the UCI's strategy to promote women's cycling and the IOC's Agenda 2020, it was agreed that for Mountain Bike and BMX Racing , several quotas previously allocated to men athletes would be transferred to women, achieving full gender equity in both disciplines.

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  • Jury to hear Bill Cosby's testimony about quaaludes and sex
Jury to hear Bill Cosby's testimony about quaaludes and sex

McMonagle and co-defense lawyer Angela C. Agrusa implied Constand gave inconsistent statements to authorities concerning the date of the alleged assault and about her contact with Cosby before and after the alleged incident. "It wasn't a romantic time, no", Constand, 44, of Toronto, said of an earlier fireside dinner with Cosby, a trustee at Temp...

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  • Penguins crush Predators to take 3-2 lead in Stanley Cup
Penguins crush Predators to take 3-2 lead in Stanley Cup

But he does believe they have an advantage with the series down to a best-of-three and two of the games of the road. The home team has won each of the first five games of the Final for just the 12th time since the National Hockey League went to a best-of-seven series in the final round in 1939, and for the first time since 2011.

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  • French Open 2017: Is Rafael Nadal Back To His Very Best?
French Open 2017: Is Rafael Nadal Back To His Very Best?

What the 57-year-old is less happy about as the French Open boils down to its sharp end is how many practice rallies in total the Scot has had the chance to hit. look at their rankings... for no-one to get to the quarter-finals is really quite disappointing". But while it's hard to say if he will beat the favored nine-time French Open champion ...

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  • LeBron James leaving Cavaliers for Lakers or Clippers?
LeBron James leaving Cavaliers for Lakers or Clippers?

Golden State has yet to lose a game in this season's playoffs. 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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  • LeBron James not faulting Warriors for building super team
LeBron James not faulting Warriors for building super team

In short, nearly impossible. The that would harm his Lacey more than just even losing another series ago against three in five all time in the National Basketball Association finals here's my view. Now, obviously, there are areas where the Cavs can be better. Oh this is get this and that the brewers win this for five that's what I saw just as objec...

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  • Meet the new awesome Apple HomePod
Meet the new awesome Apple HomePod

In fact, the Echo is already spawning insane siblings, such as the Echo Look and Echo Show , to take over every room in our houses. In contrast, the reviewers have criticized regarding the sound quality of both, Google and Amazon speakers.

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  • Novak Djokovic v Dominic Thiem - player profiles
Novak Djokovic v Dominic Thiem - player profiles

As if by stealth, Dominic Thiem moved into the quarter-finals of the French Open on Sunday with another quietly devastating performance. "There's no easy match in a Grand Slam quarter-final, it will be very hard for both of us", said Djokovic of his upcoming challenge.

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  • Demand for NBA Finals tickets has Cavs fans thinking of selling
Demand for NBA Finals tickets has Cavs fans thinking of selling

And unlike the Warriors squad that blew a 3-1 Finals lead past year after a record-setting 73-9 regular season, this version of the team is even more risky after adding former league MVP and four-time scoring champion Kevin Durant . "They're quiet very nice, not routy at all, they're exhausted after the flight I think", said Hanretty. In the E...

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  • Monk set to be appointed as Boro boss
Monk set to be appointed as Boro boss

A formal announcement is expected this afternoon. But Monk hit back and said he left because "no agreement could be reached". Middlesbrough have appointed Garry Monk as their new manager on a three-year contract. Monk may see a job at Middlesbrough as the best opportunity, with a greater financial backing from chairman Steve Gibson more...

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  • England reaches Champions Trophy Semis
England reaches Champions Trophy Semis

However, the opportunity to dump the Aussies will be irresistible for England captain Eoin Morgan's men. Hosts England have signalled their title intentions by cruising into the last-four stage following two convincing outings. It therefore needed Wood and Co to step up, and Morgan said: 'Guys like him are so valuable to the team - and you ...

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  • Mladenovic hails home crowd
Mladenovic hails home crowd

Kristina Mladenovic says she was inspired by the home crowd during Sunday's win over defending French Open champion Garbine Muguruza . Bacsinszky opened up a 4-0 lead in the third set before wrapping up the match. Muguruza had taken confidence from coming through three tough matches but a break of serve at the start of the decider gave the im...

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  • Champions Trophy: New Zealand to chase 310 against England
Champions Trophy: New Zealand to chase 310 against England

Jake Ball had clean-bowled the risky Luke Ronchi in the first over of New Zealand's reply, and with Wood's fine dismissal of Williamson and Ben Stokes getting through eight overs unhindered by his recent knee problems, it was a rewarding afternoon for the home attack.

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  • Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five
Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five

Nashville's excellent top two pairings on defense had done a good job limiting the damage done by those guys, but they broke through big-time in Game 5. Subban's head on the ice near the end of the first period and what he said was an inadvertent flip of a water bottle onto the ice during play. Subban, who claimed Crosby was complaining about ...

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  • Ostapenko, Halep reach French Open final
Ostapenko, Halep reach French Open final

Thirtieth seed Bacsinszky, who needed a bandage applied to her right thigh midway through the first set, looked the more likely victor at that point as she sought to celebrate her 28th birthday by surpassing her semi-final run of 2015. "She came out like a thunderstorm in the third set". Bacsinszky won the last four games to wrap up the second ...

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  • Kieran Read in race for opening British & Irish Lions Test
Kieran Read in race for opening British & Irish Lions Test

The Crusaders lineup the Lions will face in Christchurch on Saturday night will certainly be formidable, possibly the toughest opponent the tourists will face outside the tests. The opportunity we have on Saturday is to get momentum back into this tour. "We were playing with a lot of confidence and it was a lot of fun as well".

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  • United Kingdom election hangs in balance in disastrous night for PM May
United Kingdom election hangs in balance in disastrous night for PM May

One reason May called an early election was to enlarge the Tory majority so that she had a buffer against the 60 or so Conservative lawmakers most passionate about Brexit and who remember she didn't vote for it. Realistically, it will be up to either May or Corbyn to rally the support of the smaller parties to create a coalition party, and wh...

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  • Durant's late heroics power Warriors over Cavaliers
Durant's late heroics power Warriors over Cavaliers

That was what was happening late Wednesday night at Quicken Loans Arena. Cleveland had looked like they might prevail when they were ahead by six points with three minutes to play. "All told, sweeping the series in Cleveland and not returning twice to the Bay Area, as the Warriors did past year for Games 5 and 7, would cost the Warriors' ow...

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  • Galaxy's Giovani dos Santos named to Mexico's Confederations Cup roster
Galaxy's Giovani dos Santos named to Mexico's Confederations Cup roster

But, having been eliminated in the last 16 stage in each of those six occasions, El Tri will be hoping to at least reach the quarter-finals this time out. Despite showing a great deal of improvement in recent years, the USMNT have yet to achieve a meaningful success on the worldwide stage. Mexico returns to World Cup qualifying on Thursday ni...

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  • LeBron James Not Tired from Guarding Kevin Durant
LeBron James Not Tired from Guarding Kevin Durant

No team has blown a 3-0 lead in the National Basketball Association. And with things winding down in the fourth quarter, the Cavs held a 113-107 lead with just over two minutes remaining, and looked on the verge of getting back into the series.

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  • Eden Hazard Suffers Major Injury Blow During National Team Training With Belgium
Eden Hazard Suffers Major Injury Blow During National Team Training With Belgium

Chelsea's pre-season plans have already been dealt a major blow, with talisman winger Eden Hazard returning to London for surgery on a broken ankle which he sustained while on worldwide duty with Belgium . "The Champions League is a very hard competition with many good teams who are capable of reaching the semi-finals and the final", Hazard t...

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