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NBA Free-Agency: Tension Forming Between Chris Paul, Rockets

The Rockets expect Chris Paul to be on their roster next season. But, this is not the case, according to USA Today's report. Still, the Rock...

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France look to continue winning run against Denmark

If Iceland win, it will be time to get the calculators out. France will take on Denmark in the final game of the group stages for both sid...

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Uruguay wins Group A, Spain pulls out dramatic Group B

The goals mean that Portugal now face a much harder task in the last-16 where they play Uruguay , while Spain will meet hosts Russian Feder...

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Ben Simmons is named NBA Rookie of the Year

It was the end of the National Basketball Association regular season and when Simmons was leading the 76ers, without injured All-Star team-mate ...

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Iran fans try to disturb Portugal team before key match

Spain bounds ahead of Portugal thanks to Iran's equaliser with minutes remaining in the match in Kalingrad. Spain , which was minutes aw...

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Serena Williams playing mind games over Wimbledon rivals

The institutional change, which takes effect when the tournament starts in August, follows widespread criticism of the French Open's handlin...

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Ricardo Quaresma Scores Physics-Defying Goal For Portugal Vs. Iran

Iran's penalty, converted emphatically by Karim Ansarifard, cancelled out Ricardo Quaresma's earlier stunner , with Mehdi Taremi squandering...

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Amelie Mauresmo next Davis Cup captain in France, 1st woman

This will not be the first time Amelie Mauresmo will be involved in Men's tennis, she has been Andy Murray's coach in the past as well. The pa...

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Argentina will finally get campaign going against Nigeria, says Sampaoli

Sampaoli called a clear-the-air meeting with his squad after Nigeria's 2-0 victory over Iceland on Friday left Argentina needing to beat the...

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LeBron James reportedly not interested in elaborate free agency pitches

The Los Angeles Lakers have an. unfortunate history with erecting billboards for free agents . Other superstars of the game who are also now...

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Spain, Portugal qualify after dramatic games as Ronaldo misses penalty

Spain will next face host Russian Federation on Sunday in Moscow. Spain ultimately snatched top honours in Kaliningrad courtesy of an added-ti...

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Alpha Centauri Dominates Coronation Stakes In Course-Record Time

Alan Cooper , racing manager for owners the Niarchos family, said: "We were nervous going into the race, not quite knowing where we stood in the...

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Did that just happen? Astros' Alex Bregman shaves mustache mid-game

At some point between the second and fourth innings, Bregman found time to make his way back to the clubhouse and shave his upper lip. In the se...

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LeBron James Wins Play of the Year at 2018 NBA Awards

Simmons garnered Eastern Conference rookie-of-the-month honors for October/November, January, February, and March/April. Along with Kuzma, the...

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Diego Maradona calls for meeting with Argentina players to give motivational talk

There wasn't many people predicting that Argentina would be knocked out of the Group Stage of the World Cup , that kind of bad mess is normal...

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England's record-breaking win over Panama… in numbers

Not since the 4-2 victory over Germany in the 1966 final has England scored as many goals at the World Cup . We've got some of the best pla...

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Jokic, Nuggets to agree to 5-year, $146.5M deal

Of course, as with any young max deal, the clock is now ticking on the Nuggets to make their situation one that Jokic will want to stay in for a...

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Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri's Albanian flag celebrations for Switzerland draw attention

The "double-headed eagle" celebration, adopted by Xhaka after his thunderous equaliser and Shaqiri following his decider - a double-headed e...

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Spain top group after thrilling finale

Heve Renard's side has played some impressive football , but have lacked that decisive cutting edge in the final third. "We needed them to scor...

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Clinical Federer beats Kudla to set up Coric final in Halle

After Dubai 2011, those are the only ATP 500 finals that Roger had lost and he will be the favorite against Borna to improve his score in the fi...

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Uruguay ease past Russian Federation, tops Group A

Denis Cheryshev then had the misfortune to double Uruguay's lead in the 23rd minute, a shot from Diego Laxalt that was going wide clipping ...

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Welcome to the club! Cavani joins Suarez in Uruguayan goalscorer record

It went from bad to worse for Russian Federation as they were reduced to ten men before the interval. Both teams then face the likely prospect o...

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Rampant Mexico see off South Korea to close on last 16

Durmaz helped set Germany's victory by fouling a player who was subsequently awarded a free kick, which would go on to become the goal that di...

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Borna Coric wins Halle title, ends Roger Federer winning streak

Roger Federer was today denied the 99th title of his career after losing to Borna Coric in the final of the ATP Halle grass event. As a res...

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Messi is frustrated and hungry - Mascherano

Messi led Argentina to the World Cup final four years ago and consecutive Copa America finals in the following two years, but all three end...

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Horner: Bold decision for Ricciardo to join McLaren or Renault

Red Bull tried to end its deal with Renault two years ago and in 2015 was turned down when it approached Mercedes about its class-leading powe...

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Ronaldo Reacts After Iranian Fans Make Noise Outside Portugal's Hotel

On Monday, Portugal's players will meet a familiar face in the opposition technical area in Iran coach and compatriot Carlos Queiroz , who ...

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Lionel Messi to get special gift from Moscow

Messi led Argentina to the World Cup final four years ago and consecutive Copa America finals in the following two years, but all three ende...

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Federation Internationale de Football Association eyes goal celebrations by Swiss players Xhaka, Shaqiri

The players are Granit Xhaka , Xherdan Shaqiri and Swiss captain Stephan Lichtsteiner. Xhaka's father was a political prisoner during this ...

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Mexico wins again at World Cup, beats South Korea

If Germany fails to win, Mexico locks up a spot in the round of 16. Carlos Vela gave Mexico the lead with a penalty after Korean defende...

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