• Manchester United could offer Zlatan Ibrahimovic new contract next season
Manchester United could offer Zlatan Ibrahimovic new contract next season

The Swede, despite his exit, plans to continue his recovery from his injury at United' Carrington training headquarters. Ibrahimovic scored 28 goals in all competitions in his debut season at Old Trafford. Given his age and injury concerns, however, United have opted against giving Ibrahimovic a new contract for now and are on the lookout for a n...

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  • Cespedes returns to Mets' lineup in 1st game of doubleheader
Cespedes returns to Mets' lineup in 1st game of doubleheader

Outfielder Yoenis Cespedes will come off the disabled list and rejoin the New York Mets for Saturday's doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves . This is a game the New York Mets should win, but I'm not sure you can play it given how they've played the last few weeks. The Mets need a spark to turn their season around.

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  • French Open takeaways: Ostapenko's fearlessness ruled the day
French Open takeaways: Ostapenko's fearlessness ruled the day

Her big hitting is also a testament to her favourite player Serena Williams, whose sheer force of will and raw power have been key elements in her success . I will keep working because I want to repeat what I have done this tournament. Since 1991, she became the first player who came back in the finals after losing the first set.

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  • Why Wenger Was Not Sacked - Arsenal CEO, Gazidis
Why Wenger Was Not Sacked - Arsenal CEO, Gazidis

Asked if the decision was easy or hard, Wenger said: "For me it's always easy on a loving affair because I identify myself so much with the club". "As a whole, I think the first part of the season was very positive", he told the club's official website .

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  • Hamilton equals hero Senna with pole in Canada
Hamilton equals hero Senna with pole in Canada

Hamilton, who equalled his hero Ayrton Senna's mark of 65 poles on Saturday, said: "I definitely think I have been at my best this weekend". "I have to thank my team who made this possible". Hopefully that shouldn't happen again". The race got off to an exciting start, with Red Bull's Max Verstappen leapfrogging Bottas and both Ferraris to take P...

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  • Arsenal join race for £50m-rated Real Madrid star
Arsenal join race for £50m-rated Real Madrid star

The Colombian worldwide started just 13 La Liga games last season and was left out of Zinedine Zidane's squad entirely for Madrid's Champions League final win over Juventus. Inter Milan and Bayern Munich are both credited with interest, but it's not thought either club will go close to what Madrid want. Reports from yesterday afternoon claim...

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  • NHL: Penguins beat Predators, win 2nd straight Stanley Cup
NHL: Penguins beat Predators, win 2nd straight Stanley Cup

The Stanley Cup will be at Bridgestone Arena on Sunday night with the Pittsburgh Penguins having a chance to lift it if they beat the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final. "It's going to sting, it's going to hurt for a while", said Nashville defenseman P.K. Subban, who made the Predators a Cup contender when he was a...

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  • South Africa cruise to 7-wicket consolation win vs England
South Africa cruise to 7-wicket consolation win vs England

Just over two years since a defeat by Bangladesh in Adelaide sealed their embarrassing first-round exit from the 2015 World Cup, England face the Tigers in the Champions Trophy opener at The Oval on Thursday with genuine optimism they can at last win a first major one-day global tournament.

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  • Tampa Bay Derby victor Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes
Tampa Bay Derby victor Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes

It was a home win for Pletcher, who is based at Belmont Park in NY, and with his third victor of the race he became the first trainer to claim the Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes with two different horses since D Wayne Lukas in 1996. Graham Motion took Irish War Cry back to his base in Fair Hill, Md. and started planning a summer campaign. ...

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  • Mattis presses China on North Korea, South China Sea
Mattis presses China on North Korea, South China Sea

The U.N. Security Council first imposed sanctions on Pyongyang in 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear program. The latest resolution condemned "in the strongest terms" North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons activities and demanded that Pyongyang abandon all of its military programs.

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  • Thoughts on Game 4 of the NBA Finals
Thoughts on Game 4 of the NBA Finals

That's a good thing. Starting a team from scratch, Irving would be the clear third choice of those three. So Green's words were the clarion call for Game 5, the bump-start to everything the Warriors will say and feel in the hours leading up to tip-off and throughout that contest ...

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  • Queensland name Billy Slater at fullback for second State of Origin clash
Queensland name Billy Slater at fullback for second State of Origin clash

The transition period for Queensland is now". "It's not next year, or the year after". If Hess is picked it would end Bundaberg's decade-long drought of having a player selected for Queensland with Antonio Kaufusi the last in 2007. Titans prop Wallace must beat a one-game shoulder charge suspension at the judiciary to claim an expected debu...

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  • Ideal 10: Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open
Ideal 10: Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

To the shock of no one who follows tennis even a little, Rafael Nadal defeated Stan Wawrinka in straight sets Sunday to win his 10th French Open title. Back to his best on his favorite surface, Nadal has been the dominant player of the clay court season. "It has been a while since I played a good Wimbledon and after what happened with m...

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  • Champions Trophy: India win toss, choose to bowl against SA
Champions Trophy: India win toss, choose to bowl against SA

India captain Virat Kholi won the toss and elected to bowl in his side´s make or break Champions Trophy clash with South Africa on Sunday. While Umesh Yadav was replaced by star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashiwn. A combination of disciplined bowling and poor decision-making put India on top as they moved within touching distance of the semi-fi...

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  • Preds defenceman Ryan Ellis skates before Game 6
Preds defenceman Ryan Ellis skates before Game 6

Crosby, who was widely considered the heir to Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky, silenced any remaining critics by helping his Pittsburgh Penguins become the first team in nearly 20 years to repeat as National Hockey League champions and picked up a second consecutive Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP as well.

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  • India set 192 to beat South Africa in Champs Trophy showdown
India set 192 to beat South Africa in Champs Trophy showdown

Two quick run-out dismissals - of AB de Villiers (16) and David Miller (1) in the 29th and 30th overs, respectively - saw South Africa reduced to 142/4. "It's one of the top wins, to beat India ", said Mathews. Latest update: SIX! Yuvraj hammers the last ball of Duminy's third over towards the midwicket boundary to finish things off in s...

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  • India opt to field, Ashwin replaces Umesh against Proteas
India opt to field, Ashwin replaces Umesh against Proteas

With the pitch doing little and the pressure of the scoreboard non-existent, India stayed blessed, leaving South Africa , especially the captain, with many questions to answer. They had only themselves to blame as, while Quinton de Kock hit 53, the likes of skipper AB de Villiers (16) and David Miller (one) were victims of poor communicati...

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  • @India-SA Match: Vijay Mallya booed with 'chor, chor' chants
@India-SA Match: Vijay Mallya booed with 'chor, chor' chants

The 61-year-old had left India for United Kingdom on March 2 last year after a consortium of 17 banks led by State Bank of India accused his now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines of defaulting on more than Rs 9,000 crores. The UK s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) is now working on extradition proceedings against him based on evidence provided by Indian a...

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  • Players relish first chance to play in Cup final
Players relish first chance to play in Cup final

Subban and the Predator's back line swarmed the middle of their defensive zone, pushing and prodding Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin around the ice while keeping them pointless. Just 15 seconds later, Evgeni Malkin scored off of a two-on-one, firing a ideal shot over Rinne's glove for a 4-1 lead. What has made Rinne's performance so deflati...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy: India bowl out South Africa for paltry 191
ICC Champions Trophy: India bowl out South Africa for paltry 191

In a must-win game, the bowlers got their act together and dismissed a powerful South African batting line-up for a mere 191. "We've got a young set of players who are still coming through the ranks and who are still unfamiliar with the worldwide level, but the skill is obviously there".

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  • Tapwrit wins 149th Belmont Stakes
Tapwrit wins 149th Belmont Stakes

Sentimental favorite Patch , a one-eyed horse , finished third in the field that was missing Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming and Preakness Stakes champion Cloud Computing. The Belmont will always have the albatross hanging around it compared to the other Triple Crown races. He hasn't raced since finishing second in the UAE Derby on March ...

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  • 3 reasons to sign LeBron James
3 reasons to sign LeBron James

And now they're calling for James to be suspended in the same way Draymond Green was shut down for Game 5 of last year's Finals. The Clippers make sense if LeBron wants to form a Banana Boat Voltron with Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade, and Carmelo Anthony.

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  • India win toss and bowling first vs SAfrica in Champs Trophy
India win toss and bowling first vs SAfrica in Champs Trophy

India skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bowl against South Africa in a crucial Champions trophy ODI at Kennington Oval, here today. De Villiers's side, on the other hand, will be determined to break their winless streak against India in the tournament and seal a spot in the last-four.

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  • Cavs stay alive with victory in Game 4
Cavs stay alive with victory in Game 4

Cleveland has won four straight Finals elimination games, rallying from a 3-1 series deficit to win the championship a year ago and then winning 137-116 in Game 4 on Friday night to extend this series. LeBron James finished with a triple double, totaling 31 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists. "I didn't hear it, but some of the other guys heard i...

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  • South Africa win by 96 runs
South Africa win by 96 runs

South Africa , meanwhile, found room for Morne Morkel in the XI, leaving out Andile Phehlukwayo. Tahir took two wickets in the over, accounting for Dinesh Chandimal and Chamara Kapugedera , to break the back of the Sri Lankan middle-order.

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  • Kobe Bryant Pays Ultimate Respect to Kyrie Irving After Game 4
Kobe Bryant Pays Ultimate Respect to Kyrie Irving After Game 4

The city of Oakland could be no longer, torched to a crisp by millions of memes. After making the first step to climb back in the series at 3-1, the Cavs felt emboldened to talk back. If it makes you happy, let's just make a rule that says great free agents can only go to terrible teams, and we mean you, New Jersey Nets. "You got to give them c...

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  • Michigan St players charged in campus sexual assault case
Michigan St players charged in campus sexual assault case

Three Michigan State University football players have been charged with sexually assaulting a woman in a campus apartment, prompting the USA school to dismiss them from the team. The allegations at Michigan State come after football programs at Baylor and Minnesota have been rocked by sexual assault allegations. Karen Truszkowski, an ...

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  • Stanley Cup Final: Goalie Matt Murray a 'calming presence' for Pittsburgh Penguins
Stanley Cup Final: Goalie Matt Murray a 'calming presence' for Pittsburgh Penguins

It's not that they don't throw punches; it's not that they don't have knockout power. And when he starts playing, suddenly you realize how significant he is to the success of the Nashville Predators . Laviolette is famously secretive, of course, so it might mean nothing. "It's a bad fight", Malkin said. Every other champ since 2008 has been ...

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  • Champions League trophy paraded at Bernabeu — Real Madrid celebrations
Champions League trophy paraded at Bernabeu — Real Madrid celebrations

Cape Town - Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric believes the newly-crowned Champions League winners can continue to dominate European football for years. Zidane and Co also won the La Liga title for the first time since 2011-12 after a period of Barcelona dominance, as the Catalans won three of the four previous titles.

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  • Machester City after Sanchez
Machester City after Sanchez

However, Arsenal prefer to sell to Bundesliga superpower Bayern Munich . City are also hoping Arsenal will accept an offer of £50million for Sanchez, 28. But Sanchez has made a decision to play the old boss in Coaching, British media claimed. After making his debut in the 2015/16 season, Iwobi was a regular feature last season, scoring fou...

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  • Cavs Fans Heckle Draymond Green's Mother After Finals Game 3
Cavs Fans Heckle Draymond Green's Mother After Finals Game 3

It would have been Green's second technical, an automatic ejection, after he was T'd up in the 1st also for disputing a foul call. Needless to say, Green was not afraid to call out the referees and overall game officiating that got out of hand.

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  • Predators counting on Rinne to deliver in Nashville, force Game 7
Predators counting on Rinne to deliver in Nashville, force Game 7

Steve Mayer, NHL executive vice president and content officer, says the NHL wanted a way to cap the Predators' last home game of the Stanley Cup Final in a memorable way. Sidney Crosby's teammates keep saying nothing ever changes with the Pittsburgh Penguins captain. The one power play goal they had was the game-winning goal.

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  • Fendrich on Tennis: Slam drought done, Nadal heads to grass
Fendrich on Tennis: Slam drought done, Nadal heads to grass

He also did it without dropping a set and conceding only 35 games in seven matches. "This final to win La Decima for me is very, very special". "I am very emotional". Once Hollywood A-lister Nicole Kidman had helped unbox the Coupe des Mousquetaires to a crowd already wilting in 30-degree heat, the final was underway.

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  • Jude Classic for second straight year
Jude Classic for second straight year

Power, who was well in the mix heading into the weekend before a disappointing 72 yesterday, began sluggishly and failed to make a move up the leaderboard. She three-putted from 35 feet on the 18th and missed a four-footer that could have given her the victory. Three players are one shot back. Marco Dawson and Stephen Ames finished at 207.

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  • Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas under caution
Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas under caution

That triggered another big crash that involved Sato, Dixon and Conor Daly. The race ended under caution with only nine of the 22 cars running. Sato made a three-wide pass for third with seven laps to go, then tried to go three-wide on the outside for the lead with six remaining.

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