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Rain thwarts Tamim's hundred bid against Ireland

Rain thwarts Tamim's hundred bid against Ireland

Ireland won the toss and made a decision to filed first in gloomy conditions. Chase was on the money early, having Soumya Sarkar (5) caught behind by Niall O'Brien in his very first over and then...

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Dbacks' Iannetta has stitches in lip, fractured teeth, nose

He stayed down on the ground briefly after being hit but eventually walked off the field with the team's medical staff. "The obvious concerns are, being a catcher and the mask, foul tips, just rippi...

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Real Madrid vs. Juventus in the Champions League final

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insisted he was not downhearted by Atletico's superb start. The tough-tackling centre-back said in the Spanish press: "He's a great friend and we have great relatio...

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Riyad Mahrez scores freakish penalty, disallowed for bizarre double touch

Riyad Mahrez scores freakish penalty, disallowed for bizarre double touch

Teammate Raheem Sterling, who was offside, swung a leg at it but didn't touch it and the goal was allowed to stand. "I wasn't anxious because I knew I didn't touch it", he told Sky Sports News. ...

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Polanco's HR thwarts Greinke no-hit bid, Arizona wins 2-1

Polanco's HR thwarts Greinke no-hit bid, Arizona wins 2-1

With 12 strikeouts by the Diamondbacks' pitchers Thursday night against the Pirates, the team set a major-league record for 10 or more strikeouts in 10 consecutive home games. There was one base runne...

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Don't Doubt We Can Beat Manchester United - Celta Vigo Star Issues Warning

Don't Doubt We Can Beat Manchester United - Celta Vigo Star Issues Warning

It was not a gamble. It was not a gamble, it was a simple decision. Seventeen matches in seven weeks, April and May. "We lost four players in one week, when we lost [Chris] Smalling and [Phil] Jones...

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Beane foresees smooth transition in taking over as Bills GM

Beane foresees smooth transition in taking over as Bills GM

He has what Beane described as an nearly "WWF setup" in his home. Beane said they would go on runs together, and McDermott taught Beane's son to wrestle. Similar to the hiring of Jason Botterill with ...

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Mourinho accepts Europa final's make-or-break billing

Mourinho accepts Europa final's make-or-break billing

Damir Skomina, an official Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho once labelled " weak and naive ", will referee the Europa League final. "But for us (if we win) it's a trophy and the Champions Leag...

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Latest Coutinho injury update will have Liverpool fans overjoyed

The victory firmed up Liverpool's third-place position, putting them three points ahead of Manchester City and four above Manchester United, though both top-four rivals have a game in hand. "However...

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Kelly vs Kelly: Wizards-Celtics Game 3 turns into shoving contest

Wall has 20-plus points and seven-plus assists in 10 consecutive playoff games, the most in a single postseason in National Basketball Association history ahead of Michael Jordan's eight. "We can't ...

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Moon urges both talks and sanctions to rein in N Korea

However, a joint statement by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Coats said last month that U.S. President Donald Trump aims to use economic sanctions and d...

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Alonso delivers stunning qualifying performance to go 7th

Alonso delivers stunning qualifying performance to go 7th

Alonso, who will skip the May 28 Monaco Grand Prix to compete in the Indy 500 on the same day in two weeks' time, had seized the headlines on Friday when his Honda-powered auto broke down at the start...

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Browns rookie Peppers defends reputation after diluted test

Browns rookie Peppers defends reputation after diluted test

No. Absolutely not - never in my life". "I've never done any of those drug that she said I did", Peppers told reporters. "I'm not babying him, that's for sure", he said, "because the other teams are...

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Holmes, Stanley share lead at Players Championship

When the calendar hit 2017, he kept the momentum going, tying for third in Maui, fourth two weeks later at Torrey Pines (where he grew up picking balls on the range and caddying), and last week finish...

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Olivier Giroud brace boosts Arsenal's Champions League ambitions

Olivier Giroud brace boosts Arsenal's Champions League ambitions

At a ground where they had only won once on eight previous Premier League visits, the Gunners grabbed the lead three minutes prior to the break through Giroud's close-range strike, with Mesut Ozil t...

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NFL Draft 2017 - Round 5

That was the operative phrase summing up the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft , which will be remembered for the stunning moves that blew up mock drafts across the land. Their first selection was not...

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Rafael Nadal ends Novak Djokovic hoodoo

Rafael Nadal ends Novak Djokovic hoodoo

Fourth seed Rafael Nadal will eye a fifth crown at Madrid Open when he takes on eighth seed Dominic Thiem in the Men's singles final on Sunday. However, that run was emphatically ended as Nadal, w...

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Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo hattrick helps Real Madrid beat Atletico 30

Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo hattrick helps Real Madrid beat Atletico 30

Great game! We need the same again next week! "These things happen. We are going to try until the end, until the final whistle is blown in the second leg". "We'll all remember that he's a unique playe...

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Mets' Harvey returns to start against Brewers

Mets' Harvey returns to start against Brewers

The right-hander will be sidelined three to four months and won't resume throwing for at least six weeks. "I hope he takes that and that the stuff is still good enough and start to apply it to his n...

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JD Martinez's 2nd homer lifts Tigers over Angels 4-3

JD Martinez's 2nd homer lifts Tigers over Angels 4-3

Martinez: A pair of bombs, including another late innings game victor for the much missed Tigers' slugger. "Awesome", he said. "I still feel like I'm just trying to feel it out still". He gave up a ...

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