• 1 last doubt for Zidane: Creative Isco or overpowering Bale?
1 last doubt for Zidane: Creative Isco or overpowering Bale?

Zidane has only one year left on his contract but no one expects him to be leaving anytime soon. "That's what really matters". I'm just happy I got to win the competition later with Real Madrid . "I did what I thought it was right with these players". Gianluigi Buffon could become the third-oldest player to feature in a European Cup/Champions...

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  • Milner: Top-six record proves we can compete
Milner: Top-six record proves we can compete

Chelsea's 93 points was the second highest total since the EPL began in 1992 and Blues became the first EPL team to register 30 victories in one season. "We were playing in a hostile environment", he said. Tottenham will be in next season's Champions League group stage, and Liverpool are two qualifying games away, but what awaits them migh...

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  • Mallards Sign with Newest NHL Team
Mallards Sign with Newest NHL Team

If that happens, their deadline will be 5:00 on Thursday, June 15 . The clause is re-instated after if they are selected or not. Deadline for Players to agree to "waive" their "No Move" clauses for purposes of Expansion Draft (5 p.m. Otherwise, they'll only have a short window to do so before heading to Chicago. Today is also the deadline for ...

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  • Trump Plans To Pull US From Paris Climate Accord
Trump Plans To Pull US From Paris Climate Accord

Now, as Trump nears a final decision on the Paris climate agreement , and appears to be leaning toward exiting, Musk seems to have reached the end of his patience. Chief strategist Steve Bannon supports an exit, as does Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt . And Sweden's Climate Minister Isabella Lovin says "it would b...

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  • Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal ease into French Open second round
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal ease into French Open second round

Jack Sock of the US returns the ball to Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Monday, May 29, 2017 in Paris . "A set up and 4-1 up, when I had him on the ropes I just played very bad games", he said. Earlier yesterday, Garbine Muguruza , 23, h...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy predictions: Which team will win CT 2017?
ICC Champions Trophy predictions: Which team will win CT 2017?

India have the ideal balance with 9 players from the victorious 2013 side retained. Former Ireland batsman said not chopping and changing had been key to England's recent white-ball success. "But if there's a bit of cloud cover, the bowler gets the upper hand". Irfan, who was India's frontline pacer with his swing bowling on the 2004 tour of...

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  • Stanley Cup playoffs: Predators edge ahead of Ducks
Stanley Cup playoffs: Predators edge ahead of Ducks

The NHL playoff game between the Anaheim Ducks and Nashville Predators will be broadcast on the NBCSN and CBC in Canada. They're also determined not to allow his absence to stop their quest for their first berth in the Stanley Cup Final .

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  • Penguins take two-game lead over Predators in Stanley Cup Final
Penguins take two-game lead over Predators in Stanley Cup Final

Malkin's shot sent Rinne to the bench in favor of backup Juuse Saros , who made his playoff debut. The Penguins beat Rinne four times on just 11 shots in Game 1 and scored four goals on 25 shots Wednesday for their 2-0 series lead. The Penguins know better, and the Predators still have to learn. That's a big reason why Nashville has 53 shot ...

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  • NBA Finals pick up where they left off
NBA Finals pick up where they left off

The Cavaliers will be looking to prove that a year ago was no one-time fluke - especially as LeBron James tries to move one ring closer to Michael Jordan in the G.O.A.T. The Golden State Warriors face the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday i. 'So I think it's great to have greatness.

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  • Penguins, Senators looks like an over game
Penguins, Senators looks like an over game

Last year, the Penguins took down the Sharks in six games in the Stanley Cup Final . It was the 153rd career playoff point in 142 games for Malkin - three back of Sidney Crosby for second among active players (Jaromir Jagr) - who had been jarring with Mike Hoffman a few minutes earlier.

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  • Tiger Woods passed out in vehicle with engine running
Tiger Woods passed out in vehicle with engine running

The citation notes that Woods was driving a black 2015 Mercedes which was "stopped in the right lane with the vehicle partially in the bike lane" when police approached. He was booked into a local jail and released on his own recognizance with no bond a few hours later, according to Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office online records.

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  • Kiwi golfer Danny Lee finishes sixth at PGA event in Texas
Kiwi golfer Danny Lee finishes sixth at PGA event in Texas

It was her first victory of the season and seventh of her career - and her first in the USA since the CME Group Titleholders in 2013. "Definitely feel like (the season has) ebbed and flowed", he said. Kisner jump-started his round with a 40-foot birdie at the par-four 10th and then broke clear with further birdies at the next two holes. "It was a...

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  • Manchester City romp to win at Watford to ensure third place
Manchester City romp to win at Watford to ensure third place

Pep Guardiola has insisted that star striker Sergio Aguero will still be a Manchester City player next season. The future of both Etihad stalwarts has been in doubt, with Aguero briefly dropped earlier this term for Gabriel Jesus and Kompany enduring another injury-hit campaign.

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  • Ravens waiting for word on Tavon Young's knee injury
Ravens waiting for word on Tavon Young's knee injury

Young leapt into the air to make an interception without any contact. With the regular season still three months away, Young has a lot of time to recover, and the Ravens have time to think about alternatives should they run into the worst-case scenario.

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  • Bryce Harper, Hunter Strickland start bench-clearing brawl between Nats, Giants
Bryce Harper, Hunter Strickland start bench-clearing brawl between Nats, Giants

Trout has been put on the disabled list for the first time in his career, and surgery Wednesday will sideline him for six to eight weeks. Kontos then had the privilege of taking the mound after Strickland. This was the first time they'd faced each other since then. Jayson Werth was one of the first players to get to Harper in the middle of th...

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  • Morgan: Roy to remain our go-to opener
Morgan: Roy to remain our go-to opener

Going into the match, Bangladesh would be brimming with confidence as they have won four of their last seven ODI games versus England . "Jonny will miss out unfortunately". "But our preparation was good apart from this game so we are confident anyway". Their twin exits in the 45th over stalled Bangladesh , which embarrassed England at the...

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  • Cavaliers hoping to close out Celtics
Cavaliers hoping to close out Celtics

They never got close . Cleveland's 4-1 series' win gives it a 12-1 record this postseason and sets up a third consecutive matchup with Western Conference champion Golden State, the team it beat in the Finals last season to claim the franchise's first championship.

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  • Murray, Wawrinka, Pliskova in action at French Open
Murray, Wawrinka, Pliskova in action at French Open

There were unusual scenes out on Court 2, where Almagro, a 31-year-old Spaniard, had his left leg treated and taped by a trainer. He asked for anti-inflammatory medication in the second set, but his movement remained impaired. "Absolutely", he said. "Yes, it's a tough match, not an easy third round". Earlier, Karen Khachanov advanced to the third...

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  • Arsene Wenger future at Arsenal expected to be made clear today
Arsene Wenger future at Arsenal expected to be made clear today

Wenger and chief executive Ivan Gazidis claimed they conducted a full review to identify areas for improvement to build a sustained title challenge. In 2003-04, he became the first manager since 1888-89 to lead a team through an entire top-flight season unbeaten. Goals from Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey wrapped up the win for the Gunners ...

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  • Amla breaks another Kohli record, fastest to 7000 ODI runs
Amla breaks another Kohli record, fastest to 7000 ODI runs

But Wayne Parnell proved that, if the conditions are right, movement can still be found by a skilful bowler with a new white ball. "There was something there for the bowlers today that all of us could capitalise", said Rabada. Amla had crossed the 6,000-run mark in his 123rd innings in his 126th match. He produced a beauty to account for Joe Ro...

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  • Durant adds more star power to NBA Finals
Durant adds more star power to NBA Finals

James has told Love he wants to see "Minnesota Kevin", the playmaker who often had to seize command of games while playing for the Timberwolves . And with the way things are set up now, Cleveland and Golden State may meet in the finals the next 3 years and could run rough shot over the league in the process.

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  • Borders rugby stars to start for the Lions
Borders rugby stars to start for the Lions

The former Wales skipper had asked to be involved after being made to wait until the third match of the 2013 tour to make his bow - the last player in the squad to get game time on that occasion. "If I think back to the last Lions tour and speaking to my old team mates who played them, they still remember the occasion as being right up there amon...

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  • Wenger signs new two year contract with Arsenal
Wenger signs new two year contract with Arsenal

However, Arsenal has not won a league title under Arsene Wenger since the 2003-04 season, and they have finished 3rd place or lower 11 times in the 13 seasons since that title. "I think I touched the sky", Pires would later remark upon his performances during that campaign and, alongside Freddie Ljungberg, Dennis Bergkamp and Henry, he was the ...

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  • Arsenal officially confirms new two-year deal for Arsene Wenger
Arsenal officially confirms new two-year deal for Arsene Wenger

Arsenal then won the FA Cup in 2005 after a penalty shootout against Manchester United . Gazidis also said that the club remains convinced that Wenger is the right man to lead the team towards a Premier League title challenge. Arsene Wenger went through hell in the 2016-17 season, but the Arsenal manager kept going to his credit. It w...

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  • In contrasting fashion, Djokovic, Muguruza advance in Paris
In contrasting fashion, Djokovic, Muguruza advance in Paris

After dropping the opening set against 53rd-ranked Anett Kontaveit 7-6 (4), Muguruza was down a break in the second before coming back to take it 6-4 on Court Philippe Chatrier. Tsonga was losing 7-5, 6-4, 6-7, 5-4 to Renzo Olivo when the match was interrupted. "I like to play on big courts". Ons Jabeur is making her main draw debut at Rola...

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  • Sampaoli takes charge of Argentina until 2022, seeks the best Messi
Sampaoli takes charge of Argentina until 2022, seeks the best Messi

Jorge Sampaoli has been unveiled as the new Argentina manager and believes he has to build his side around star man Lionel Messi . "It's a boost for us to see how excited he is with this new stage (for Argentina)", Sampaoli told reporters.

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  • Denver Post parts ways with writer after racially charged Indy 500 tweet
Denver Post parts ways with writer after racially charged Indy 500 tweet

Good thing Michael Andretti doesn't listen to the critics. He thanked a woman who remarked in a sympathetic tweet that Frei saw Sato's win "as incongruous with today". The two-time world champion was the top-qualifying rookie in qualifying and started from fifth place. Sato is 40 years old. That includes after Jay Howard hits the wall on ...

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  • Steve Kerr possible to return in Finals, sources say
Steve Kerr possible to return in Finals, sources say

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James holds a ball during an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. Question is, which team has more at stake entering the 2017 NBA Finals? . With a chance to take a 2-0 series lead, the Cavs blew a 15-point lead in the fourth quarter of Game 2 . Cleveland nearly certainly need...

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  • Arsene Wenger extends his Arsenal stay for two more years
Arsene Wenger extends his Arsenal stay for two more years

Arsenal said that Wenger and Gazidis "have conducted a full review of our on and off the pitch activities to identify areas for improvement". "The ambition is to put this club in a position where we are winning the Premier League , where we are competing to win in Europe and pushing forward".

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017 preview: England vs Bangladesh
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 preview: England vs Bangladesh

England , on the other hand, has shown tremendous improvement. However, they will have to be anxious about the manner in which they lost to the Proteas in the last ODI. "Each of us in the batting department has had our ups and downs over the years and one of the strongest parts of reinforcing the way we play and the freedom we play with is backing ...

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  • Stanley Cup Notebook: Opportunistic Penguins Grab Control Of Series
Stanley Cup Notebook: Opportunistic Penguins Grab Control Of Series

If Nashville looks to have any hope of making a comeback in this series against the Penguins, they must use their home crowd to their advantage. Some had even suggested the rookie forward be benched for the beginning of the Stanley Cup Final .

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  • Stan Wawrinka advances to second round of French Open
Stan Wawrinka advances to second round of French Open

Third seed Stan Wawrinka on Tuesday defeated Slovakian Jozef Kovalik to advance to the second round of the French Open here. Of course, Wawrinka is known for slow starts in tournaments, but he's clearly playing well and probably using that momentum from the Geneva Open title to his advantage.

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  • Cavs the champs but Warriors the favorites in the NBA Finals
Cavs the champs but Warriors the favorites in the NBA Finals

It took the Warriors five games in 2016 to beat the Rockets and advance to the Western Conference Semifinals . The Golden State Warriors face the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in Oa. The team has maintained that his " up in the air " status could change, health permitting, and Warriors GM Bob Myers wo...

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  • Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot
Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot

Elsewhere on the Mets' website, they say that while Mr. Met long since lost his voice "root, root, rooting for the home team", he "can gesture in 12 different languages". And while a mascot seems pretty irrelevant in the big picture for an Major League Baseball franchise, it's the last type of publicity the team wants to deal with.

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  • Penguins explode in third, take 2-0 series lead on Preds
Penguins explode in third, take 2-0 series lead on Preds

Louis team to reach their first Stanley Cup Final . No one has finished better for the Penguins in the playoffs than Guentzel. The game on Monday night was stopped in the second period so staff could remove the dead fish from the ice and the thrower, Jacob Deveral Waddell , was kicked of the arena where the Predators played the Pittsburg...

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