• Sharapova wins opening match

    Sharapova wins opening match

    The Russian ace sealed a 6-4 6-2 triumph on Monday to advance to the second round, meaning she will rise from her current ranking of 211 to inside the top 200, earning a spot in qualifying at the All England Club. Berdych matched his coach, Goran Ivanisevic, with 599 career victories. Sharapova has played Lucic-Baroni once already since making her comeback, defeating the former Melbourne doubles victor in three sets during the first round of the Madrid Open.

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  • David de Gea Real Madrid transfer could see Sergio Romero step up

    David de Gea Real Madrid transfer could see Sergio Romero step up

    The Slovenia global has established himself as first-choice at Atletico in recent years and could be interested in a move to Old Trafford. United fear David De Gea will finally join Real Madrid this summer and the Spanish global won't play again this season having already been left out of their last two games.

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  • Arsenal were lucky but we don't care - Mourinho

    Arsenal were lucky but we don't care - Mourinho

    They were walking with their heads low, so finally they sing, the scarves, it's nice for them, honestly. "Apart from them, if I'm not wrong, no one did it before so it will be very important for the club, very important for the players". "I think I understand that the pundits are a bit surprised by that because 10 or 15 years ago that did not exist". The return leg comes this week but, while United midfielder Juan Mata concedes that reaching the Champions League by winning the Europa ...

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  • Equipo de Javier Aguirre gana la Presidents Cup

    La única ocasión en la que el equipo había ganado esta competición fue en el 2000, por lo que la celebración fue eufórica. Así lo confirmó hoy en conferencia de prensa el técnico del cuadro marrón, Javier Aguirre .

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  • Alexis Sanchez keeps Arsenal in Premier League top-four hunt

    Alexis Sanchez keeps Arsenal in Premier League top-four hunt

    However, Wenger refuses to give up on the top four as Arsenal could still get their target if they beat Everton on Sunday and Liverpool drop points in their home game against Middlesbrough. "Firstly, he scored a lot of goals for us but his first job is not to be a striker, it is more midfield but he is an unbelievable player". Gabriel de Jesus, Kevin de Bruyne and Yaya Toure scored City's goals as they moved two points above Liverpool in third.

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  • Nadal y Del Potro avanzan a octavos en Masters 1000 de Roma

    Tras estar en la pista apenas 25 minutos el miércoles a causa de la retirada por lesión del también español Almagro , Rafa protagonizó una actuación positiva, en la que fue seguro con el saque y muy agresivo al resto, lo que le permitió ganar en una hora y 21 minutos.

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  • NHL nearing record for one-goal games this postseason

    NHL nearing record for one-goal games this postseason

    With Matt Murray healthy and Marc-Andre Fleury coming off his worst game of the playoffs, Mike Sullivan has a tough decision to makefor the Pittsburgh Penguins . "I'm not going to elaborate on the coaches' decision". When I'm watching a game and I have no real rooting interest in who wins and loses there is only one thing I want, and that's to be entertained.

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  • Jose: I have no choice but to play the kids

    I think what happened if I did feel exhausted, it would be maybe we'd lost a couple of games and you started to feel sorry for yourself, and that would last a nano-minute. Paul Pogba made his return to Manchester United after four years of playing for Juventus. In Wednesday's 0-0 draw at Southampton he again selected an understrength XI, omitting Marcus Rashford, Michael Carrick, Ander Herrera, Paul Pogba and David de Gea.

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  • Antetokounmpo makes All-NBA second team

    Antetokounmpo makes All-NBA second team

    Joining Antetokounmpo on the second team were Utah's Rudy Gobert, Golden State's Steph Curry and Kevin Durant , and Boston's Isaiah Thomas . Antetokounmpo, 22, averaged a career-best 22.9 points, 8.8 rebounds, 5.4 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.9 blocks per game in his fourth National Basketball Association season.

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  • Sergio Ramos warns Gonzalo Higuain 'sparks will fly' in Champions League final

    Sergio Ramos warns Gonzalo Higuain 'sparks will fly' in Champions League final

    The Merengues managed to qualify for their third Champions League final in the last four years but the Frenchman believes Juventus are the favourites to win the title. Madrid sit second in La Liga to Barcelona but are level on points with their rivals and crucially hold a game in hand. "We have been consistent this season and our goals are within reach".

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  • Arsenal defeat Stoke City 4-1 to keep Champions League hope alive

    Arsenal defeat Stoke City 4-1 to keep Champions League hope alive

    The Nigeria global, Alex Iwobi, finally had a taste of action with Arsenal , after a long time , as he was introduced as a second half substitute in the Gunners' 2-0 win over already relegated Sunderland . "Once he gets on the pitch he becomes a devil and forgets his pain". Let yours be one of the many gaps in the stands that send a direct and unarguable message to the directors.

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  • Celtics use team effort to beat Wizards and head to conference finals

    The Celtics won 115-105 to adva. The Washington Wizards and Boston Celtics met in a deciding Game 7 in their NBA Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series at TD Garden in Boston on Monday, May 15, 2017 (5/15/17). We tried to score a little bit but we just lost our composure and they picked us apart". "I get my treatment every day and I'm ready to play". "But we kept going and stayed the course".

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  • Wenger hails 'convincing' Arsenal as Sanchez shoots down Saints

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger: "The goal he (Sanchez) scored tonight shows what he's about: very good technique in a short space". When he has the ball in the box he is risky. Earlier in the first half Dusan Tadic and Manolo Gabbiadini had a golden opportunity to put the Saints into the lead. "We can not find the good clinical edge", said Puel.

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  • Pochettino vows that Spurs will keep fighting for league title

    Pochettino vows that Spurs will keep fighting for league title

    Tottenham was fifth in the standings after 18 games but has won 13 of its last 17 games to unexpectedly challenge Chelsea for the title, outmuscling bigger-spending rivals with a wage bill lower than its rivals in the top six. He now faces the hard task of raising his players for the next game, the little matter of the visit of Manchester United , and the last fixture to be hosted by White Hart Lane prior to its redevelopment.

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  • Hamilton dominó los libres del viernes en España

    Hamilton dominó los libres del viernes en España

    El podio lo completó el australiano Daniel Ricciardo ( Red Bull ), el único piloto detrás de Hamilton y Vettel que no fue doblado de todos los que acabaron la carrera en el Circuito de Barcelona-Cataluña. La primera parte carrera fue dominada por su Ferrari , que tras su primera detención se veía frenado por el Mercedes del finlandés Valtteri Bottas, coequipero del tricampeón mundial británico.

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  • Chelsea to beat Manchester United to Monaco midfielder with quick €50m bid

    RMC Sport report that the France global has been made a priority target by Antonio Conte and the Premier League champions have held talks with the player's entourage over a summer deal. The fact that they could get Batshuayi, who was prolific for Marseille before his move to Stamford Bridge last summer, as part of the deal may tempt them to do business with the Blues.

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  • Johansen and Kesler take spotlight in Western Conference Final

    The Predators are the first National Hockey League team in 20 years to win 10 consecutive home playoff games. Nick Ritchie broke the tie with 2:53 left in the second, giving Anaheim the lead. The overtime trend continued in the series opener between the Penguins and Senators. Game 3 is Tuesday at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville . "Like his family and his friends watching him play, I don't know how you cheer for a guy like that".

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  • Jose Mourinho says Manchester United's last Premier League game should be moved

    Jose Mourinho says Manchester United's last Premier League game should be moved

    Mourinho plans to start 20-year-old 'keeper Joel Castro Pereira in United's final Premier League match of the season at home to Crystal Palace on Sunday, while Sergio Romero will start the Europa League final against Ajax on Wednesday. "The team wasn't flawless but individually they gave me good things". "The second half was interesting as there was quality and many chances without a good reward".

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  • David Wagner inspired by Huddersfield's history ahead of play-off second leg

    Huddersfield Town Head Coach David Wagner says the pressure is on Wednesday to go through, whereas his counterpart Carlos Carvalhal believes that home advantage could make the difference for the Owls. Finally, after 56 minutes, came the game's first moment of real attacking quality as Jonathan Hogg pushed the ball forward for Wells who spotted Westwood slightly off his line.

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  • Manchester United held by Southampton in 0-0 stalemate

    Manchester United held by Southampton in 0-0 stalemate

    Hit play on the video at the top of the page to watch highlights from the match . United manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed Romero will start against Ajax in Stockholm next Wednesday and his early save from Manolo Gabbiadini helped the visitors stop the rot after successive losses to Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur.

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  • Celtics Unlikely To Trade For Paul George Or Jimmy Butler In Offseason

    Celtics Unlikely To Trade For Paul George Or Jimmy Butler In Offseason

    Hinkie knew it would not be easy for the team's diehard fans to endure such a painful rebuild, but he famously implored them to "trust the process". "Now it's our turn four years later to take some benefits from the trade". While Boston was going to get a top-four pick, the Los Angeles Lakers had to sweat out the lottery. Had that pick fallen to fourth or lower, it would have transferred to the Philadelphia 76ers as part of the trade that brought Steve Nash to the Lakers in 2012.

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  • LeBron Scores 35 Points, Irving 27; Cavaliers Sweep Raptors

    They set out to win, of course they set out to win, but in the end there was no shame in losing to the best, and there still isn't, for what it's worth. "They went to him on isos", Raptors point guard Cory Joseph said. "It happened. We got swept". It's going to take some of his best handiwork yet to get the Raptors moving in the right direction, because right now they are not.

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  • Philadelphia 76ers: 2017 NBA Draft Lottery results

    Philadelphia 76ers: 2017 NBA Draft Lottery results

    Boston Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck, left, Magic Johnson , president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers , center, and Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid , right, react after the learning they will get one of the first three picks as the NBA basketball draft lottery is announced, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in NY.

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  • Manchester United prioritise Jan Oblak signing

    Manchester United prioritise Jan Oblak signing

    Jan Oblak reportedly has a £85m buyout clause in his contract with Atletico Madrid. Many feel Jose Mourinho is preparing for the 26-year-old's exit and the Daily Star claim that executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward could be left with no choice but to sanction a £60m deal with Madrid this summer.

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  • Warriors Coach Mike Brown Nearly Arrested Heading to Game 2

    The Warriors outscored the Spurs 25-14 the remainder of the quarter, hitting the 100-point mark with a McCaw jumper to make it 101-70, 2:35 showing on the game clock and the outcome now well in hand. A quick aside: In an ironic twist, Pachulia sustained a right heel contusion early Tuesday night and may not play in Game 3 . Oklahoma City went on to lose in five games to Miami in the NBA Finals.

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  • Lakers Land No. 2 Pick in 2017 Draft

    Lakers Land No. 2 Pick in 2017 Draft

    Thomas and Fultz are both better with the ball in their hands, so there would be diminishing returns on the pairing. Against the Cleveland Cavaliers the Celtics are listed as a prohibitive underdogs in the Eastern Conference Finals. Feel free to tell me where you agree or disagree in the comments. If Boston trades for a Butler or George type, they would have to give up too much to be able to compete for a title.

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  • Tottenham Hotspur blow Leicester City away

    Tottenham Hotspur blow Leicester City away

    Harry Kane (four goals) and Heung-Min Son (brace) scored Spurs' goals while Benjamin Chilwell grabbed Leicester's goal. The 23-year-old has now registered 26 times for Spurs in the Premier League this term and 32 times in total, making this the third season in a row that he has passed the 30-goal mark - although last year's tally of 32 included four England goals.

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  • Vettel: Lewis and I linked by 'common passion'

    Vettel: Lewis and I linked by 'common passion'

    Stoffel Vandoorne then crashed into Felipe Massa at turn one. Both Vettel and Hamilton managed to pass Bottas before fate intervened and a virtual safety vehicle was deployed following an incident between Stoffel Vandoorne and Felipe Massa.

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