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Nadal into semifinals as Carreno Busta retires

Nadal into semifinals as Carreno Busta retires

According to another tennis correspondent, Djokovic said: "We'll see", when asked if he was considering a hiatus from the sport. "For me, it's a whole new situation that I'm facing", said the Se...

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Nishikori's erratic loss to Murray reflects his French Open

Nishikori's erratic loss to Murray reflects his French Open

The world number one was the favourite to claim the title at the US Open last summer after winning Wimbledon and Olympic gold, but came unstuck in a dramatic quarter-final against Nishikori. Murray ha...

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Australia vs New Zealand: We `got away with one`, admits Smith

Eoin Morgan's men face New Zealand in Cardiff on Tuesday and their Ashes rivals back in Birmingham on June 10, with one win enough to place them into the semi-finals. But no sooner had Henriques b...

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Durant's menacing defense leads the way for Warriors

They had a physical game. They blew us out. Other dynamic duos in the past, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said, didn't enjoy that advantage. "No matter whether you're 14-0 or 14-7 ...

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Novak Djokovic implodes as stunning win sees Dominic Thiem reach semi-finals

Novak Djokovic implodes as stunning win sees Dominic Thiem reach semi-finals

Djokovic split with Boris Becker towards the end of previous year as his number one ranking was about to disappear. Having played for less than an hour, the Spaniard should be fresher than his sem...

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FedEx St. Jude Classic

FedEx St. Jude Classic

Steve Stricker 3 points each way at 33/1 with Bet On Brazil - The veteran may not play as much as he used to but he always means business when he does tee it up. A lot of guys likely on Tour are al...

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Novak Djokovic crashes out of 2017 French Open

Novak Djokovic crashes out of 2017 French Open

Pablo Carreño Busta offered the only blip of diversity in a quarterfinals that was otherwise purely chalk: seeds No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8 were all still in play. The match was a total reversal of...

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Buttler says England will be fired up for Australia

On a cold, blustery and sometimes wet day in Cardiff , England had set a total of 310, Joe Root top-scoring with 64 from 65 balls and Jos Buttler making a rapid unbeaten 61. "We batted OK", he ...

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Austrian Thiem ousts Djokovic for Nadal test

Austrian Thiem ousts Djokovic for Nadal test

The 30-year-old Serb, who has prevailed in some of the sport's epic battles on the way to 12 major titles, was barely recognisable as he capitulated in a 7-6 (5) 6-3 6-0 defeat by Austrian Dominic Th...

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Kevin Durant bashed for taking 'easy route' to NBA Finals

But when he's making shots, and a lot of timely shots tonight, they were huge. The local fans have never seen Kevin Durant win a game in Cleveland when LeBron James was on the Cavaliers . This ...

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Chiefs' Reid says cutting Maclin been in works for a while

Maclin has significant ties to the Bills , and he could be a great fit in Buffalo due to a lack of high-end talent at wideout. Prior to joining Kansas City in 2015, Maclin spent his first six Natio...

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Kuerten says Nadal could win 15 titles in Paris

Wawrinka routed No. 7 Marin Cilic in straight sets, while Murray overcame a slow start against No. 8 Kei Nishikori to advance in four. Rafael Nadal , Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka all advanced,...

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'16 champ Djokovic stunned by Thiem in French Open quarters

The Spanish superstar advances past Pablo Carreno Busta who retired in the second set. World number one Novak Djokovic has never triumphed in Paris . "I will get through it and learn the lessons...

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Knee injury ends Kapugedera's Champions Trophy campaign

Pakistan were completely outdone by Virat Kohli's men and were nowhere in the game from the beginning till the end of the match. "All I can say is, as a team, we just want to focus on what we can...

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Curry: Warriors' defense 'amazing' in NBA Finals

Curry: Warriors' defense 'amazing' in NBA Finals

No team has ever overcome a 3-0 deficit. The Cleveland Cavaliers find themselves in the same place through two games in the NBA Finals they were at this point last season. According to ESPN's...

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Stars shine, but supporting cast dims as Cavaliers fall again to Warriors

Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry and the rest of the Warriors will be able to make that boast if they win Friday to complete the most impressive postseason run in major sports history. Curry, victor of t...

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Champions Trophy: Aussies, Bangladesh face off in must-win clash

England's fickle summer is the least of New Zealand's concerns as the Black Caps prepare for their Champions Trophy match against England in Cardiff . Australia captain Steve Smith: "It's...

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Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

After his NBA Finals failure five years ago against James and the Heat, Durant vowed to become a legitimate, respected defender who could make almost as much of an impact blocking shots and crashi...

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Oil slips below $50 a barrel, Mideast rift could undermine OPEC cuts

Oil slips below $50 a barrel, Mideast rift could undermine OPEC cuts

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries' (OPEC) deal to reduce production does not set limits on the amount any member country can export to its customers. Production from Nigeria last mon...

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Manchester United confident of signing Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata

Manchester United confident of signing Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata

Another alternative, of course, is that Real Madrid want to hang on until Donnarumma becomes a free agent when his current contract expires in June 2018. Jose Mourinho is in the market for a goal-g...

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