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Milligan spot-kick secures draw for Australia

Milligan spot-kick secures draw for Australia

Loew, having rested all of his World Cup-winning stars, will match his young guns against an experienced Chile team which won both the 2015 and 2016 Copa America titles. Cameroon and Australia battled to a 1-1 stalemate at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg, Russia , on Thursday to leave both teams in jeopardy of an early Confederations Cup exit. Read More

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Celtics Acquire First-Round Draft Pick

Boston sent its first overall pick to Philly in return for the No. 3 overall pick and future draft picks. The future pick has protections. If it does not, the Celtics will instead receive either Sacramento's or Philadelphia's first-round pick in 2019, whichever is more favorable. Read More

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Rafael Nadal wins French Open title for 10th time

Rafael Nadal wins French Open title for 10th time

Spanish NBA veteran Pau Gasol believes Rafael Nadal's unprecedented 10 Roland Garros title wins is on par with some of the greatest achievements in all of sport. "I am in a good position". "In this final, to win the Decima is very, very special". Wawrinka said the positives of the fortnight outweighed the negatives of losing a grand slam final, having shrugged off a poor clay-court season to make the final for the second time in three years. Read More

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Unwanted by Chelsea, Diego Costa shines with Spain

Unwanted by Chelsea, Diego Costa shines with Spain

Perhaps this is the summer it happens, but that would be very complicated as they can't register any new players until January 2018 due to a Federation Internationale de Football Association transfer ban. He was linked with a move to China throughout the January transfer window. "I hope this situation can resolve itself and they can have a good relationship going forward". Read More

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Sharing power, Southgate gives Kane captaincy against Scots

England took the lead in the 70th minute when substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's left-foot strike beat goalkeeper Craig Gordon's flimsy attempt at a save. "The manner in which we lost it right at the end, that's Harry Kane ". Scotland next travel to Lithuania and then host Malta and Slovakia, who are four points ahead of Strachan's side in second, before facing Slovenia away from home in their final group game. Read More

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Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

Green apparently didn't see it that way, and in his frustration he did the thing you're never supposed to do: he did the big dismissive hand wave at the ref who made the call. The NBA released an interview transcript with two of the officials, Mike Callahan and John Goble , after the game. "But I'm still trying to figure out why did I get the "second" one". Read More

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Blowouts more common than close games in Stanley Cup Final

From the start, Sidney Crosby showed Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final would be played on a different level. The Finnish broadcast on one of those Rinne saves was pretty great, too. "It's a good game but it's still not done", Malkin said. "I didn't know the 70 percent part of it, but we are very aware this is the biggest game of the year, that's just obvious, so we are going to be ready to rock and roll tonight", said Colton Sissons . Read More

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Sidney Crosby involved in water bottle incident during Game 5

However, he chose to return the favor for his team, and offer up a gift of his own for his Penguins. Saros relieved Rinne to start the second, but Pittsburgh upped its lead to 4-0 just 1:19 into the period on Sheary's goal from Crosby. The opening faceoff was delayed a few seconds after someone threw a catfish onto the ice - a Predators thing. Subban was asked after the game if Crosby deserved more for the foul. Read More

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Struggling RHP Masahiro Tanaka pushed back 1 day by Yankees

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced before Friday's game that starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka will have his start pushed back from Sunday to Monday. He's been throwing really well too. Severino is coming off a tough no-decision Sunday in Toronto. He lost for the fourth time in his last five starts despite allowing three earned runs or less for the 12th time. Read More

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Almost 20 Million Viewers Tune Into James Comey Testimony

Almost 20 Million Viewers Tune Into James Comey Testimony

NBC drew 2.723 million and joined its two rivals airing commercial-free coverage of the almost 3-hour testimony. "His company is his son, Jim", the man answered, identifying himself as that company, the ex-FBI director who delivered extraordinary testimony before Congress this week about his interactions with President Donald Trump before he was sacked last month. Read More

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Lions tour: Coach Warren Gatland swears in frustration after media barrage

Lions tour: Coach Warren Gatland swears in frustration after media barrage

The tourists, particularly the forwards, were much improved on their lacklustre 13-7 win against the Provincial Barbarians but the backs struggled with the speed and cutting edge of the Blues' attacking game. Down 16-15 with the seconds ticking away, Sonny Bill Williams made 30 metres after breaking the Lions' defensive line and produced a trademark flick offload to West, who scooted around Leigh Halfpenny to secure the victor. Read More

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Alvaro Morata: 'I want to stay at Real Madrid'

It is understood that Real Madrid have rejected United's £52.4m bid to sign striker Alvaro Morata this Summer. Morata has been one of the most sought after players in recent summers, largely due to his clinical presence inside the area, with the Spaniard contributing 20 goals in a bit-part role last term. Read More

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Mumbai Indians Chose to BAT First

The victory was sealed with the final ball of the game, bowled by former Australia global Mitchell Johnson , when Pune could only get two runs when they required four for the win. With RPS needing to score 4 runs, MI held their nerves as Washington Sundar was run out for a golden duck. "I'm calm now, it was a great game of cricket", Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma said. Read More

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Tiger Woods arrested in Florida on DUI suspicion

Woods was taken into custody, where he took a breathalyzer test and blew zeroes. Woods released a statement on Monday night apologising, and insisting there was no alcohol involved. There are four directions in which this case can travel - regular DUI offense; can file for more severe charges; seek a lesser charge, such as reckless driving; or not bring any charges at all. Read More

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Grieving Johnson loses at French Open

Grieving Johnson loses at French Open

He's still on course to meet defending champion Novak Djokovic in the semifinals after the Serbian came back from two sets to one down to win a five set thriller against Argentina's Diego Schwartzman 5-7, 6-3, 6-3, 6-1, 6-1. The Belgian 10th seed suffered a freak injury when he tripped over on the court covers, which were situated well behind the baseline, twisting his right ankle in the process and needing to be helped off by two trainers, although his coach later confirmed Goffin had, ... Read More

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Oklahoma rallies, Vanderbilt survives a scare in NCAA golf

Oklahoma rallies, Vanderbilt survives a scare in NCAA golf

Thursday #8 Vernon (24-7) vs #1 Liberty Hill (38-2-1), noon Thursday Class 4A Championship Game 1 winner vs Game 2 winner, noon Saturday Class 2A Semifinals #1 Shiner (24-2-2) vs #4 Woden (24-2), 9 a.m. OU rolled past IL, 3-1-1, in the semifinal match after coming back to down Baylor, 3-2, in Tuesday morning's quarterfinal at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill . Read More

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The Proteas hit form ahead of the Champions Trophy

The Proteas hit form ahead of the Champions Trophy

Joe Root's shot was then perhaps a signal of England's mis-adventure when he missed Parnell's full-length inswing to be plumb lbw. 'There was lot of live green grass on the wicket, but South Africa bowled beautifully. "We couldn't play shots like that early this morning", he added. There were four bowlers in the series who claimed four wickets - two from either side. Read More

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