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Chile wary of sharpshooter Ronaldo

Portugal topped Group A with seven points from three games , ahead of Mexico on goal difference after the CONCACAF champions beat hosts Russian Federation 2-1. " Mexico is going to be a tough ...

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Former Preds player Paul Kariya headed to Hockey Hall of Fame

Selanne will be joined by Kariya, a former teammate, and dynamic impact player. "As a player it is how we are taught and that makes this individual award even more unique". Selanne was widely consider...

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Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices

Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices

Side deals prevented the team from acquiring players such as Eric Staal and Matt Dumba. After the Vegas Golden Knights made their final selection of the expansion draft on Wednesday night, the ne...

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Ronaldo summoned to answer judge's questions on tax fraud

Cristiano Ronaldo , who played under Mourinho at Real Madrid , has been called to testify on July 31 over allegations that he hid £12.9m income from tax authorities. I have not spoken to him since ...

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Celtics draft choice Need trumps splash

Finally, Boston flirted with the idea of trading for Kristaps Porzingis , who the Knicks were reportedly shopping. IWUNDU MAKES THE ROUNDS - Kansas State's Wesley Iwundu began rising on Nationa...

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Elk Grove Native Kyle Larson Comes Home to Race in Sonoma

Elk Grove Native Kyle Larson Comes Home to Race in Sonoma

While the other two top NASCAR series battled it out this weekend on a short track in the nation's heartland. the Cup Series drivers are going to be doing something completely different, as Mont...

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New Hampshire among states with GOP redistricting advantage

New Hampshire among states with GOP redistricting advantage

That bucks a national trend in which Republicans control two-thirds of all statehouses. And only four other states had a lower percentage of contested races in 2016, when most states held state House ...

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Valtteri Bottas continues to outpace Lewis Hamilton on F1 street courses

Hamilton banished memories of a dismal qualifying session in Baku past year, when he clipped the barrier and had to settle for 10th place on the starting grid, to grab pole with a time of 1:40.593 ...

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Japan reportedly to deploy Aegis Ashore system instead of THAAD

Japan reportedly to deploy Aegis Ashore system instead of THAAD

The rare rejection by the Blue House came after Japan's Asahi Shimbun reported that the United States has urged Korea to allow complete deployment of the Thaad U.S. A bipartisan group of USA senator...

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Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million euros in Spanish tax fraud case

Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million euros in Spanish tax fraud case

AS, another newspaper affiliated with the Spanish club, talked about Ronaldo's plans to discuss with President Florentino Perez after the Confederations Cup. Manchester United are believed to be fron...

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Feliciano Lopez Prevails over Marin Cilic in Aegon Championships 2017 Final

Feliciano Lopez Prevails over Marin Cilic in Aegon Championships 2017 Final

Cilic , Queen's victor in 2012, will play either Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov or Spain's Feliciano Lopez in the final. The 35-year-old Spaniard failed to break the serve of fourth-seeded Cilic th...

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Putin present to see Russia kick off Confederations Cup

FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 starts today in Russian Federation. Russia's win eases the pressure on its second game, against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in Moscow on Wednesday. Pizzi says th...

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Devils select Swiss center Nico Hischier with No. 1 pick

The 18-year-old Altybarmakyan is from St. Petersburg, Russia. The NHL Draft continues Saturday with its final rounds and the Blackhawks have nine picks. The NHL will announce later today that th...

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Manchester City's Bernardo Silva scores for Portugal against New Zealand

Manchester City's Bernardo Silva scores for Portugal against New Zealand

Mexico held on for the win to book their spot in the next round alongside Portugal , who beat New Zealand 4-0. Santos said Portugal are taking one match at a time. Can the Mexico win in what...

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Lampard: Tying down Conte would be Chelsea's most important signing of summer

Lampard: Tying down Conte would be Chelsea's most important signing of summer

Chelsea find themselves in limbo over the potential departure of unhappy striker Diego Costa following a Federation Internationale de Football Association ruling which could stop Atletico Madrid ...

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Chile says it will consider joint bid for 2026 World Cup

But despite Chile's hold on the game, Germany managed to restore parity just before the break when Lars Stindl fired in a cross from the left to make it 1-1 in the 40th minute. "I don't pay too ...

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Kvitova into Birmingham semis, will face Safarova

Kvitova into Birmingham semis, will face Safarova

The Queenslander progressed to a last-four appointment with French Open victor Garbine Muguruza after Italian Camila Giorgi retired when trailing 2-5 with a groin strain. "So this is quite a dream...

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Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

A chest-high pass to forward Dmitry Poloz was deftly guided into the path of Denis Glushakov who chipped the ball over onrushing goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic . Instead it was their Kiwi opponents ...

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Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud

He has gone on to deny any wrongdoing, and went on to detail what he spent on taxes during his time living in Spain between 2010 and 2013. " Jose Mourinho has not received any type of communication...

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Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets

The 30-year-old Hjalmarsson had spent his entire 10-year career with Chicago, where he had 23 goals and 120 assists in 623 career games along with the franchise record for most playoff games played by...

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Red Bull take top two spots in Azerbaijan practice

We know that in qualifying Mercedes will turn up their power. "It's just a case of getting our heads together tonight to work out exactly how to extract that pace". The Force India driver was fo...

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Wawrinka oldest French Open semi-finalist in 32 years

Wawrinka oldest French Open semi-finalist in 32 years

Nadal , Thiem and Wawrinka are yet to drop a set this tournament while Murray has lost three, and their build-ups were rather different too. Stan Wawrinka does not believe Andy Murray is as conf...

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Scooter Gennett Hits 4 Home Runs for Reds to Tie MLB Record

Scooter Gennett Hits 4 Home Runs for Reds to Tie MLB Record

Here are the taters, four of them on consecutive at-bats for Scooter Gennett in Cincinnati's 13-1 win over St. Louis. He then belted the next pitch over the right field wall . White Sox use home...

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Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

Mourinho, who is Portuguese, owes the Spanish tax authorities 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million), a Madrid prosecutor said in a statement, adding it had presented a claim to a local court. Under Perez, ...

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NBA Draft 2017: What to Expect in the First Round

NBA Draft 2017: What to Expect in the First Round

First up in the draft order initially was the Boston Celtics , who made it to the Eastern Conference Finals before losing to the Cleveland Cavaliers, but the team switched spots with the Philadelphi...

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NHL Reveals Protection Lists Before Expansion Draft

NHL Reveals Protection Lists Before Expansion Draft

That has made it challenging for a number of teams, which means that the Knights should have some good options to work with. “Weve got lots of things lined up, but until we see everything, we dont...

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Conor McGregor is a Sponsorship Free Agent for Floyd Mayweather Fight

Conor McGregor is a Sponsorship Free Agent for Floyd Mayweather Fight

This time, it was focused on Mayweather's pained face as he received the Irish fighter's blow. Don't bet on McGregor to unleash a roundhouse on the 40-year-old because he's too intelligent a busin...

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Cavaliers owner didn't consult LeBron James about firing David Griffin

Now that Griffin is gone and uncertainty clouding the front office as well as future roster decisions in what is a critical offseason for the Cavs , James may now have legitimate reason to leave Cle...

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Cyborg, Anderson to fight for featherweight title

Cyborg, Anderson to fight for featherweight title

The belt will be up for grabs July 29 in Anaheim, California as UFC stripped Germaine de Randamie of the title for refusing to fight Justino. Being that the UFC essentially created the division for ...

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Joe Buck misidentifies Brooks Koepka's girlfriend for ex

Joe Buck misidentifies Brooks Koepka's girlfriend for ex

Edwards went to Florida State and had dated Koepka, who won his first career major at age 27 with a score of 16-under-par this week, for a number of years before the couple parted ways relatively rece...

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Tim Hague, UFC fighter turned boxer, dies at 33

Tim Hague, UFC fighter turned boxer, dies at 33

In the second round, Braidwood delivered a brutal left-right combination that knocked Hague down. After the hit to the head, Hague was laid on the mat. Hague, who grew up on a farm in Boyle, Alta., ...

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Rumor Central: Jimmy Butler to Celtics still an unlikely scenario

Rumor Central: Jimmy Butler to Celtics still an unlikely scenario

Surely, the Celtics must be coming for Butler next, right? As that pertains to the Bulls , some have speculated that Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge wasn't done maneuvering...

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Rickie Fowler makes three straight bogeys, falls out of US Open lead

Open opening round. The standing ovation on 18, it's been really cool. It's been unbelievable. The amount of support that I've received every hole I walk up to, every tee box, it's been unreal. He bi...

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Oakland triumphant as parade celebrates Warriors title

Oakland triumphant as parade celebrates Warriors title

Green told NBC Bay Area the shirt reflected the Warriors quick win over the Cavaliers. For LeBron James and the Cavs, it's another offseason focused on figuring out a way to get past the Finals ...

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Warriors Green makes fun of Cavaliers

Warriors Green makes fun of Cavaliers

With Durant in their ranks, they could not be stopped. Only Jordan's Bulls team in the mid-1990s is spoken of in the same tones. Two titles in three years for Golden State. The game doesn't follow t...

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Thomas shoots 63, trails Harman by 1 at US Open

Hideki Matsuyama , meanwhile, ran off three birdies on five holes to start the back nine and was within two shots of the lead. Koepka birdied his first two holes and made five on the day against jus...

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Curry, Durant committed to keeping Golden State on top

Iguodala said he thought the team might look to see what their leader, Steph Curry does, before deciding. An unbelievable feeling for him, an unbelievable feeling for me and an unbelievable feeling fo...

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Dodgers' Yasiel Puig Suspended, Fined for Obscene Gesture to Indians Fans

Indians manager Terry Francona returned to work Wednesday after being hospitalized for a few hours Tuesday night. He was just trying to get on base. Jordan Zimmermann (5-5) allowed two runs and s...

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Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup

Some sloppy passing play was as exciting as things got in the opening period, before the game was lit up following a Cristiano Ronaldo free-kick. Mexico's last competitive loss came nine games a...

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No need for alarm bells after draw, says Ronaldo

No need for alarm bells after draw, says Ronaldo

Participants in the 2017 Confederations Cup are hosts Russian Federation, 2014 FIFA World Cup Champions Germany, 2015 Copa America Champions Chile, 2015 AFC Asian Cup Champion Australia, 2015 CONCAC...

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Chile Win Despite VAR Controversy Against Cameroon

Cameroon will represent Africa in the 2017 Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, and are in group B with Chile , Germany and Australia. Do you ever have any question about anything you wish ...

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Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors

Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors

He described himself as a Warriors fan since elementary school. BART riders should ride to the 19th Street or 12th Street stations in Oakland and walk the rest of the way to Lake Merritt. "I do k...

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Sabres acquire D Nathan Beaulieu in trade with Canadiens

Sabres acquire D Nathan Beaulieu in trade with Canadiens

Beaulieu started last season as Shea Weber's partner on Montreal's top pairing, but that experiment didn't last long. "Beaulieu (age 24, 6'2", 205 pounds) appeared in his fifth National Hockey Leagu...

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Wind howling as final round at Erin Hills gets under way

Wind howling as final round at Erin Hills gets under way

It's the first time that has happened since 1998-2000. Koepka is trying for his first major championship. Brooks Koepka is in position to win his first major title. Today, the pins are a bit tough...

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'Not the result we wanted', rues Ronaldo, after draw with Mexico

'Not the result we wanted', rues Ronaldo, after draw with Mexico

Portugal , Chile and hosts Russian Federation are the three contenders who will be appearing for the first time at the FIFA Confederations Cup . KAZAN, Russia (AP ) - Portugal had a first-half...

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Champions Trophy 2017: Former captain accuses Pakistan of match-fixing

In this backdrop of suspicion and doubt, Sohail's utterances can be seen as reckless because it must be emphasised here that a team can fix to lose a match, but it is rather impossible to fix a win. I...

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Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

Brown did not cite a source for the information, nor did he quote or link to any first-hand accounts of the team's plans. The question on everyone's mind after the Warriors' recent championship ...

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Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli stars as India smash Pakistan

Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli stars as India smash Pakistan

Pakistan , set a revised target of 289 in 41 overs following three rain interruptions, finished on 164, with injured last man Wahab Riaz unable to bat as India won with 44 balls to spare. The team s...

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Tennessee man: Fugitive inmates surrendered without a word

Tennessee man: Fugitive inmates surrendered without a word

The two had been on the run since Tuesday after killing two state corrections officers and escaping from a prisoner bus in Georgia . On Tuesday morning, inmates Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose alleg...

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Paddy Barnes: I'd love to see Conor McGregor knock out Floyd Mayweather

Regardless of how one views the fight , there's no denying that the duel between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor is going to be massive. Yahoo Sports reports the two men will face each ot...

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