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However, Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas insisted earlier this week that the attacking midfielder's future will not be decided until after the summer tournament , and the French club have taken to dismissing reports that a move is in the closing stages.
  • Andre Iguodala of Golden State Warriors pain-free, eyes Finals return

    Andre Iguodala of Golden State Warriors pain-free, eyes Finals return

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    Furthermore, his nine 3-pointers set a Finals records for most triples in a game, surpassing the previous record of eight set in 2010 by Ray Allen of the Boston Celtics . Curry opened the game missing four of his first five 3-point attempts in the first quarter as Golden State had a 32-28 lead. "We played 23 and a half good seconds of defence, and he turned around and hit a moon ball".
  • Big update in the Nabil Fekir transfer saga

    Big update in the Nabil Fekir transfer saga

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    Liverpool fans were buzzing when rumours emerged that Nabil Fekir had flown to Merseyside this week. One of the German's key targets is Nabil Fekir , and according to the Mirror , the France global has already told Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas that he wants to join the Reds .
  • Celtics' Ainge: Prepared to stand pat this summer (maybe)

    Celtics' Ainge: Prepared to stand pat this summer (maybe)

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    There wouldn't be lingering effects", Ainge said . "We had something special this year, so when it ends like it did yesterday everybody took it pretty hard". The Celtics were then pitted against 2015 champion and 2016 finalist Cavaliers, with many a former player and expert predicting an easy win for James' team.
  • Klay Thompson set to suit up for Game 2 of the Finals

    Klay Thompson set to suit up for Game 2 of the Finals

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    Yet Thompson did receive some kind words from Smith. Well Golden State fans appreciated Smith's blunder so much they gave him a standing ovation ahead of the second game. Kerr said the Warriors can't just sit back and let James attack, and the Warriors need a better effort on the backboards after getting outrebounded 53-38 in Game 1.
  • Pochettino leads race to replace Zidane at Madrid

    Pochettino leads race to replace Zidane at Madrid

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    A year later he led Real to their first European Cup and La Liga double in 59 years. After Real Madrid won the Champions League the third consecutive time, Ronaldo used the opportunity to make the night all about himself amid rumours of his departure from Los Blancos , saying that he was unsure about what the future holds for him.
  • Serena Williams makes comeback to oust Ashleigh Barty at French Open

    Serena Williams makes comeback to oust Ashleigh Barty at French Open

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    She played a poor service game in the middle of the set, and Barty won a break which she would not relinquish, winning the first set 6-3. Williams is now training for Roland-Garros and Wimbledon, but has set her sights firmly on surpassing Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles, won between 1960 and 1973.
  • French Open 2018: Super-mom Serena Williams ready to do it all

    French Open 2018: Super-mom Serena Williams ready to do it all

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    Sharapova was not given a wildcard by organisers for the tournament a year ago, which took place shortly after her return from a 15-month doping suspension. So I plan my day, like, training is X of time. So the suit has definitely a little functionality to it. "I have been putting a lot of work in on the court, off the court, on the court, on the court, off the court - that's kind of been my life".
  • Jamie Carragher's post-match gesture to Loris Karius was incredibly moving

    Jamie Carragher's post-match gesture to Loris Karius was incredibly moving

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    Merseyside Police released a statement saying its officers were aware of "comments / threats" made on social media to Karius. Hazard has also been regularly linked with a move to Real Madrid and the winger has been non-committal about his future at Chelsea after they missed out on a top four place this season.
  • Petra Kvitova not in favour of Serena Williams seeding

    Petra Kvitova not in favour of Serena Williams seeding

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    Play has resumed at the French Open after a suspension due to rain of about an hour. The three-times French Open champion was not granted a seed by tournament organizers, triggering criticism from women's groups and tennis pundits. After beating Williams in the 2016 final, Muguruza's title defense was ended in the fourth round past year by local favorite Kristina Mladenovic of France in front of a partisan crowd at Court Suzanne Lenglen.
  • Golden Knights last ones standing after Wild West shootout

    Golden Knights last ones standing after Wild West shootout

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    What? Okay. The NHL announced this weekend that Game 1 of the series will open with a free concert headlined by Lil Jon outside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas . Then, moments later, Tom Wilson , who has a reputation of playing on the edge, took a run at Jonathan Marchessault in the neutral zone and delivered a bone-jarring hit that really got under the skin of the Vegas players.
  • LeBron dominates Celtics to stay alive

    LeBron dominates Celtics to stay alive

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    James added to his already historic postseason with a 46-point, 11-rebound, 9-assist outing Friday for his seventh 40-point game of the playoffs. Elite in all facets of the game, James controlled the tempo and stepped up defensively to stop Boston's young, athletic line-up at TD Garden.
  • Fulham returning to English Premier League after four years away

    Fulham returning to English Premier League after four years away

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    It is understood, as is the case for most teams chasing promotion, that Villa had drawn up two lists of potential targets depending on where they would be playing next season. However, if they beat Fulham in the play-off final, the claret and blues will be in a position to spend heavily over the summer. Clare was one of the players pencilled in should Steve Bruce's side not manage to gain promotion.
  • Rockets' Chris Paul likely a game-time decision for Monday's Game 7

    Rockets' Chris Paul likely a game-time decision for Monday's Game 7

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    It was a valiant effort for a Rockets squad who, without their other All-Star point guard, was expected to simply hand over this game in preparation for Game 7. He is going to have to have another game like that if the Rockets want a chance. Notable entries on Sunday opposite the basketball game are NBC's America Ninja Warriors , ABC's America's Funniest Home Videos and two-hour Deception season finale, and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 race on Fox.
  • How to watch National Basketball Association playoffs online or on TV

    How to watch National Basketball Association playoffs online or on TV

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    James finished with 26 points, 10 rebounds, and five assists but committed six turnovers and looked exhausted at times . Down three games to two, with a must-win Game 6 set for 8:30 p.m. From the Rockets to the Lakers to the Sixers, James has been linked to a plethora of future landing spots despite publicly stating his sole focus is on winning another championship with the Cavs .
  • Mohamed Salah more hard to stop than Messi, says Rafael Benítez

    Mohamed Salah more hard to stop than Messi, says Rafael Benítez

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    Messi, who spent four seasons alongside Neymar at the Nou Camp, admits he would not like to see the 26-year-old at the Bernabeu. "It would be bad, because of all that Ney means to Barcelona ", Messi told Argentina's TyC Sports . "I need to maintain my performance levels high for many seasons". Messi and Neymar will be rivals this summer as Argentina and Brazil chase World Cup glory in Russian Federation.
  • Ricciardo's woes continue as Hamilton wins Spanish GP

    Ricciardo's woes continue as Hamilton wins Spanish GP

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    First corner prediction: With Mercedes locking out the front row, Hamilton is the favourite tp lead the pack through Turn 1 but keep an eye out for Sebastian Vettel starting from the clean side of the grid behind the lead Mercedes. It looks different and it looks wrong, but from the inside I think it was the right thing to do. Even if one were to assume that two-stopping was Ferrari's strategy for Vettel's race, it wouldn't be too hard to think that they were more foolhardy than fearless.
  • Tigers top Mariners 5-4 on walk off; Cano fractures hand

    Tigers top Mariners 5-4 on walk off; Cano fractures hand

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    He went 2-for-4 in the Tigers' 4-3 win over the Mariners earlier Saturday. "All I can do is do whatever it takes to get 100 percent and get back as soon as I can". The 35-year-old Cano is hitting.287 with four home runs and 23 RBIs this season. After a prolonged stretch where all of their position players were healthy and contributing, the Mariners lost Robinson Cano for Sunday's game and many games to come.
  • Mariners beat Tigers 9-5 for doubleheader split

    Mariners beat Tigers 9-5 for doubleheader split

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    Cano will likely be sent in for preliminary X-rays as the Mariners look to determine whether he sustained structural damage to the hand. Robinson Cano chased Fulmer from the game in the fifth when he hit a 3-run home run to make it 6-2 Seattle.
  • Guardiola says City's points record may last years

    Guardiola says City's points record may last years

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    Premier League Champions Manchester City left it late to see off Southampton 1-0 following a last-gasp victor which earned a record points haul in England's top-flight. Since the highest goal scorer and the keeper with the highest number of clean sheets are given the golden boot and golden glove at the end of each season.
  • Kane fires Spurs into 3rd spot

    Kane fires Spurs into 3rd spot

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    Spurs booked a third successive year in Europe's elite club competition, in a season where they played "home games" at Wembley and all the other teams around them spent massively. Leicester did not let their heads slip after the equaliser and found themselves regaining the lead just ten minutes later, when Riyad Mahrez found the bottom corner with a lovely finish from the edge of the box.
  • Celtics finish off Philly, now it's time for LeBron

    Celtics finish off Philly, now it's time for LeBron

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    Next is Al Horford (17.2 ppg), who will face the Cavs for the fourth consecutive year.Horford's Hawks were swept by Cleveland in 2015 and 2016, and his Celtics of course went down 4-1 last season.The Cavs have followed the same playoff path as last season to date , beating in in the first round and the Raptors in the second.
  • Buhari returns from medical sojourn in London

    Buhari returns from medical sojourn in London

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    Shehu said the President earlier had technical stop-over for aircraft maintenance in London on his way back from Washington after meeting President Donald Trump. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said Buhari was clearly unwell and unfit to govern. He quoted Buhari during his electioneering as saying that fighting corruption was fundamental to restoring the moral health of the nation and freeing the country's enormous resources for urgent socio-economic development.
  • Celtics' Stevens remains humble as team continues to thrive

    Celtics' Stevens remains humble as team continues to thrive

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    He'll shoot, kind of a complete player. "Marcus is a big, strong, competitive guy". "We didn't want to go back to Philly", he said. ( ABC ) for the Cleveland Cavaliers who are set to battle the Boston Celtics for the chance to play for an NBA Championship.
  • Dominic Thiem in Madrid Open final after big win over Kevin Anderson

    Dominic Thiem in Madrid Open final after big win over Kevin Anderson

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    Rafael Nadal suffered his first clay-court defeat in nearly a year when the world No 1 was shocked 7-5, 6-3 by Austria's Dominic Thiem in the Madrid Masters quarter-finals on Friday. None of these were on clay, but they all were played at venues which I would not grade as playing particularly slow, and certainly Madrid falls into this category as well, being the quickest clay court on the ATP Tour.
  • Ireland Test off to dramatic start as Pakistan's Imam injured first ball

    Ireland Test off to dramatic start as Pakistan's Imam injured first ball

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    On the other hand, the Pakistani cricket team will not be taking the Irish lightly, because Ireland will look to do what no side has done in 141 years: win their inaugural test match. Murtagh hurled in the opening ball to Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali, who got the briefest of touches, before making a run for the opposite stumps. Pakistan: Azhar Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Haris Sohail, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Sarfraz Ahmed (c & wk), Shadab Khan , Faheem Ashraf , Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Abbas, ...
  • Winnipeg Jets advance to first ever Western Conference Final

    Winnipeg Jets advance to first ever Western Conference Final

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    Golden Knights Head coach Gerard Gallant will also be in attendance along with players Deryk Engelland, Marc-Andre Fleury, Jonathan Marchessault and James Neal. Fleury has been especially clutch at even strength. Saros stopped 14 of the 16 shots he faced. That, too, is an NHL-best. There are fewer youngsters in the Western Conference final .
  • Relegation battle: West Brom relegated after Saints victory

    Relegation battle: West Brom relegated after Saints victory

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    Speaking to the BBC after the game Hughes said: "It was a big performance from us". With Southampton's goal difference better than Swansea's by nine, it would take a remarkable swing against the south-coast club for them to drop out of the top flight.
  • Massive moment, says Ireland skipper Porterfield ahead of debut Test

    Massive moment, says Ireland skipper Porterfield ahead of debut Test

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    Ireland captain William Porterfield said it is a massive occasion for everyone involved in Irish cricket and everyone has been looking forward to this big occasion. "It's a very young side Test cricket is different, you need patience over here and it tests your fitness as well". "I think it's a great achievement for Cricket Ireland to play Test cricket and my congratulations on behalf of Pakistan ".
  • Toure set for City farewell after guiding club into big time

    Toure set for City farewell after guiding club into big time

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    Guardiola, talking ahead of City's final home game of the season against Brighton , remained relaxed about the situation, not least because club chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak , plus chief executive Ferran Soriano and director of football Txiki Begiristain are all personal friends.
  • Disney, ESPN Strike UFC TV and Streaming Deal

    Disney, ESPN Strike UFC TV and Streaming Deal

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    Meanwhile, the UFC is free to negotiate with other partners for the rest of its live rights. UFC has had a broadcast agreement with Fox that started in 2011 and expires at the end of this year. Terms were not disclosed, but sources pegged the deal at $150 million a year for five years - which is in the same range as the UFC's annual take from its current broadcast deal at Fox.
  • Saints RB Mark Ingram suspended four games for PED violation

    Saints RB Mark Ingram suspended four games for PED violation

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    Despite the suspension, Ingram will still be allowed to participate in everything the Saints do this offseason, which means he'll be at training camp and he'll be allowed to play in each of the team's four preseason games. In the 2017 season, Ingram earned his second career Pro Bowl nod after recording a career-high 1,124 rushing yards with 12 touchdowns, while also hauling in 58 catches for 416 receiving yards.
  • Cavs' Rodney Hood Refused To Play In 4th Quarter

    Cavs' Rodney Hood Refused To Play In 4th Quarter

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    Hood was the only player not to play in Game 4, though the Cavs do not view what he did as an act of defiance, a source said . Coach Tyronn Lue hinted prior to Game 4 that he was considering giving Osman a chance to play instead of Hood - who's also struggled defensively - and prior to the game said he had held a discussion with Hood and said "he could be better, he knows that".
  • Las Vegas resort pokes fun at San Jose Sharks with aquarium sign

    Las Vegas resort pokes fun at San Jose Sharks with aquarium sign

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    Patrice Bergeron tied up the game on the power play and scored again in the third while on the penalty kill. As an away team in 2017-18, the Knights are 25-20 SU. He's earned the right to play more in the next round. The San Jose Sharks need a victory here in order to force a game seven on Tuesday . With their swift defeat of the Bruins in a 4-1 series result, the Lightning, no surprise, have become the new odds-on favorites to win the whole thing, at 9/4, per OddsShark .
  • Baker Mayfield Struggled Doing This During Browns' Minicamp

    Baker Mayfield Struggled Doing This During Browns' Minicamp

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    At the combine, within my group, he was my guy and was just around him a bunch. He comes in early. "What he did in my last two years with the two Big 12 championships, the leadership, the toughness and everything else, I don't know that I've ever had anyone like him".
  • Man Utd to let Anthony Martial leave in £80m deal?

    Man Utd to let Anthony Martial leave in £80m deal?

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    Martial, 22, has failed to impress Mourinho in the few instances he's been given playtime, much recently failing to take his chances in the defeat to Brighton. According to the UK Mirror , the deal could be worth around £80million. There have been reports that Martial is exhausted of lack of active playing time this season under Jose Mourinho at Manchester United and facing the exit doors could be his next option.
  • Rummenigge hails Bayern for ´best game in five years´

    Rummenigge hails Bayern for ´best game in five years´

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    In April, Ronaldo agreed, "As long as I'm with Real Madrid , you [Benzema] will have your place secured". Although he won Champions League in his first season, the game Real played was not as efficient as Luis Enrique's Barcelona . "People are always trying to minimise our success, but we're used to that", said the Croatian. "We know things are going to be hard, Madrid are used to very important games but so are we".