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Los Blancos' search for a new coach seems to be trickier than first expected, with big names such as Tottenham Hotspur's Mauricio Pochettino and Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp having already been ruled out, according to Marca . "He was the coach I wanted here". President Florentino Perez is reportedly keen for a coach with a similar profile to Zidane - a trainer who has played for the club.
  • Marcus Rashford gives Gareth Southgate England issue after Costa Rica win

    Marcus Rashford gives Gareth Southgate England issue after Costa Rica win

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    It was just reward for a fine first-half performance but England lost some of their rhythm after the break, as Southgate made a number of changes, including handing goalkeeper Nick Pope his first taste of global football. England have conceded just twice in their last seven games and haven't let one in during the opening 45 minutes in that run. "Anything is possible and we have to go there with the highest expectations".
  • Nadal overcomes hiccup to march into semi-finals

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    A groin injury had nearly forced him out of this year's event, but after defeating third seed Marin Cilic in the quarter-finals he will now take on King of Clay Rafael Nadal for a place in the final, while is set to return to a career-high No.
  • Max Scherzer pitches immaculate inning vs. Rays

    Max Scherzer pitches immaculate inning vs. Rays

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    Luis Severino of the Yankees had tied Scherzer with nine wins on Monday when he defeated the Tigers in Detroit as part of a make-up doubleheader. Tampa Bay rallied in the eighth inning. Washington openesd a 10-2 lead with a four-run sixth off Yarbrough, who allowed five runs - four earned - in 5 1/3 innings. It was the second such inning of his career.
  • LeBron James likens Golden State Warriors to New England Patriots

    LeBron James likens Golden State Warriors to New England Patriots

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    The Warriors are halfway there, holding a 2-0 lead against the underdog Cavs as the series shifts to Cleveland for Game 3 on Wednesday. "It's nearly like playing the Patriots". It is not just the playoffs that has seen both teams shine either. With Stephen Curry , Draymond Green and Klay Thompson already on the roster, Durant's arrival meant Golden State can field a team with four All-NBA players on the court.
  • Sachin Tendulkar Says Will Always Support Son Arjun In His Choices

    Sachin Tendulkar Says Will Always Support Son Arjun In His Choices

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    Tendulkar was selected in the squad for two four-day matches and is expected to be a vital contributor to the Indian cause in the island nation. A left-arm quick, Arjun, had been picked in the Mumbai Under-19 one-day side for the JY Lele invitational tournament in September past year.
  • Liverpool Reach Agreement With Lyon For Nabil Fekir

    Liverpool Reach Agreement With Lyon For Nabil Fekir

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    Earlier in the day, Aulas had said in quotes published on Lyon's website that no deal for Fekir will be completed before or during the World Cup, in which the versatile attacking midfielder will be appearing. Liverpool have already signed the defensive midfielder Fabinho from Monaco for £43.7m and Naby Keita will arrive from Red Bull Leipzig this summer for £52.75m .
  • Livingston, McGee giving Warriors big lift in finals vs Cavs

    Livingston, McGee giving Warriors big lift in finals vs Cavs

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    Teams that have taken a 2-0 lead are 29-4 in the Finals, but the Warriors know better than to be overconfident. James said of Curry , "Every shot that he takes that goes in, he has the business of making them". Curry also found time for a team-high eight assists and seven rebounds. We should also point out that Alexa is likely just a bit biased when it comes to her predictions.
  • Maria Sharapova hits back at Serena Williams in book row

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    Muguruza looked dominant in the win over Sharapova, winning in straight sets 6-2, 6-1. After suffering a heavy defeat against Garbine Muguruza in the French Open quarter-finals, Maria Sharapova has hit back at Serena Williams's accusations that the Russian's autobiography was "100 per cent hearsay", insisting contentious references to her arch-rival are accurate.
  • Warriors take 3-0 lead against Cavs

    Warriors take 3-0 lead against Cavs

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    Stephen Curry made just one 3-pointer, albeit in a clutch situation, but the Golden State Warriors were still able to take a stranglehold on the NBA Finals behind a 110-102 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3. The Cavs opened up strong, working to get Kevin Love , J.R. Smith and Tristan Thompson involved. Love had 15 points and 10 rebounds in the first half.
  • Taco Bell is giving away free tacos. Here's how to get them

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    Taco Bell will give away one free Doritos Locos Taco to every customer at every location across the country. Some fine print: "Participating Taco Bell restaurant managers reserve the right to deny Free Taco to any person they reasonably believe has already received a Taco or has engaged in any other fraudulent activity".
  • Impey wins hilly 1st stage at Criterium du Dauphine race

    Impey wins hilly 1st stage at Criterium du Dauphine race

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    Michal Kwiatkowski remains in the overall lead. The first regular stage of the French WorldTour race was 179 kilometers long and led the peloton from the city of Valence to Saint-Just-Saint-Rambert. "But when the sprint started I was in a great position, really, I wasn't expecting it". He added that to have won at the Dauphiné was a nice step in his career.
  • Lyon chairman Aulas hands Liverpool huge blow in Fekir pursuit

    Lyon chairman Aulas hands Liverpool huge blow in Fekir pursuit

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    He reports that chances of Liverpool signing "at least one target" in the next 24 hours have increased "dramatically". Aulas had initially been stoic in his approach to the Fekir transfer, but has since indicated that he would be willing to do business with Liverpool, assuming the price is right.
  • Palestinians celebrate Israel's spectacular Messi 'own goal'

    Palestinians celebrate Israel's spectacular Messi 'own goal'

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    The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a blatant sports diplomacy move, unsuccessfully called Argentine President Mauricio Macri to try and convince the national team to play the friendly match . She contended that Israel would pass on hosting the competition if it is not held in Jerusalem for political reasons. He had also objected to having the match played in Jerusalem.
  • Like his team, consistency eludes Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant

    Like his team, consistency eludes Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant

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    Oh, and he was embarrassed on the defensive end - James scored 30 points on 45 possessions against Durant in Game 1. And the difference between the Warriors' lucky Game 1 win and a Game 2 where they were in control of the contest from the opening tip to the final whistle wasn't the undeniable Stephen Curry or the tough-as-nails Klay Thompson .
  • Tristan Thompson not happy about Stephen Curry question

    Tristan Thompson not happy about Stephen Curry question

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    Asked if he felt a sense of "helplessness" while guarding Curry, Thompson wasn't impressed. He first dodged the question then said he didn't feel helpless against anyone. today's Jeff Zillgitt. He'll look to maintain his hot hand when Golden State tries to take a commanding 3-0 series lead in Wednesday's Game 3. "They want you to hang back, complain to the refs because they're going to come down and knock a three in your face".
  • Monty Williams joining Brett Brown's staff as lead assistant coach

    Monty Williams joining Brett Brown's staff as lead assistant coach

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    While serving on Billy Donovan's staff in Oklahoma City, his wife, Ingrid , died from injuries sustained in a auto crash. Prior to that, the former National Basketball Association forward was the head coach for the New Orleans Hornets/Pelicans for five seasons, guiding them to playoff appearances in 2011 and 2015.
  • Gunners eye Bundesliga raid for Lukas Klostermann

    Gunners eye Bundesliga raid for Lukas Klostermann

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    The goalkeeper has been a regular fixture in the Sevilla team over the last four years and Arsenal have reportedly expressed an interest in signing him this summer. One particular department where the Gunners obviously need to improve is their defence, and Emery has already begun his rebuild in earnest with the capture of Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free transfer.
  • Tiger Woods yacht spotted in the Hamptons prior to US Open

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    But Tiger is going a different route-to the sea. Shinnecock is in the town of Southampton, about an hour from where the boat is docked. Along with bedrooms, the yacht houses a gym, a theater and a hot tub. With a theater, gym, and Jacuzzi on board, Tiger should have plenty to keep him occupied outside of, you know, trying to win the most hard golf tournament on earth, though those plans could easily go up in smoke if Mr.
  • Bud Cauley: Golfer seriously injured in auto wreck

    Bud Cauley: Golfer seriously injured in auto wreck

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    While an accident report has not yet been made available by the Dublin Police Department, the Columbus Dispatch reported another occupant of the auto was former NHL hockey player James Wisniewski, who played for the Columbus Blue Jackets from 2011-2015 and was hosting Justin Thomas , the world's No.
  • Danny Rose opens up over depression diagnosis and family tragedy

    Danny Rose opens up over depression diagnosis and family tragedy

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    It's really sad. It's just how it is. If anything happens to me, it wouldn't affect me like it would if my family had been abused. The defender hinted at problems regarding his recovery from a knee problem but ultimately swerved more direct criticism of Spurs: "Things were said and things happened behind the scenes at my club, and I don't want to go into any detail because I'll end up being fined again".
  • Diego Schwartzman angrily rants about Kevin Anderson during epic five-set win

    Diego Schwartzman angrily rants about Kevin Anderson during epic five-set win

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    Aiming to progress to the quarter-finals at Roland Garros for the first time, the No 6 seed dominated the opening two sets in his last 16 encounter with Diego Schwartzman of Argentina, and he looked on target for a convincing triumph. The 2017 US Open finalist has worked with a sport psychologist to exude more positive energy on court, but Schwartzman was clearly exhausted of the talk, concluding Anderson should "shut up".
  • Cavaliers will insert Rodney Hood into the rotation in Game 3

    Cavaliers will insert Rodney Hood into the rotation in Game 3

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    Hood, who averaged 14.7 points per game in the 2017-18 season, has not been effective throughout these playoffs. Hood saw spot duty the remainder of that series, and was essentially ineffective in three games against the Raptors before Lue tried to send him into the closing minutes of the clinching win on May 7 as the Cavs completed a sweep of the Eastern Conference's top-seeded team.
  • Chelsea 'agrees' personal terms with Antonio Conte’s replacement

    Chelsea 'agrees' personal terms with Antonio Conte’s replacement

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    Maurizio Sarri was targeted following his dismissal from Napoli but it appears as though this deal will be hard to close. Blanc recently emerged as the new favourite in the Next Chelsea Manager Market , which followed media reports that the Blues, who are still managed by Antonio Conte , became frustrated in their pursuit of main target Sarri, who is still contracted to Napoli.
  • Thiem ready for 'legendary' match against Zverev in Paris

    Thiem ready for 'legendary' match against Zverev in Paris

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    Women's fourth round: No. 1 Simona Halep beat No. 16 Elise Mertens 6-2, 6-1; No. 14 Daria Kasatkina beat No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki 7-6 (5), 6-3; No. 3 Garbine Muguruza beat Lesia Tsurenko 2-0, retired; No. Putintseva matched her best Roland Garros performance by reaching the quarter-finals for the first time since 2016. "He played awesome and credit to him".
  • Adam Scott makes U.S. Open field

    Adam Scott makes U.S. Open field

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    It has been an epic day. I'm really looking forward to Shinnecock Hills; it's one of my favourite courses so I'm really happy to get there". His two rounds of 68 and 70, to finish six under par were highlighted by a spectacular hole in one on the 6th hole during his second round which put him inside the all-important top four who booked their ticket to Shinnecock Hills Golf Club for next week's second major of the year.
  • Hazard comments on defeating Egypt, cheering for them for Salah

    Hazard comments on defeating Egypt, cheering for them for Salah

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    Belgium's head coach, Roberto Martínez, had raised eyebrows by slotting Laurent Ciman into the place of injured captain Vicent Kompany. "But what I like is that when we make mistakes we've got the togetherness to try to overcome them and I don't think we had that before and that's very pleasing".
  • Major League Baseball teams pass again on college pitcher linked to molestation of child

    Major League Baseball teams pass again on college pitcher linked to molestation of child

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    The girl reported the abuse to her mother and father, Heimlich's brother, who alerted authorities. Heimlich's attempts to fix his image in speaking with The New York Times and Sports Illustrated , plus allowing the Portland Tribune access to medical records for a story that painted him as rehabilitated, did not persuade teams to look past his past - at least thus far.
  • Durant's 43 pushes Cleveland to brink of elimination

    Durant's 43 pushes Cleveland to brink of elimination

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    His late 3-pointer on Wednesday night sealed the Warriors' win and a 3-0 NBA Finals lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers . Makes total sense after seeing Rodney Hood on the floor in this series. "For him just as a person to be healthy and to be able to play in the Finals.I think that would mean a lot to him and give us an emotional boost as well ".
  • French Open: Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens Reach the Semifinals

    French Open: Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens Reach the Semifinals

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    She will take on either Russian Daria Kasatkina or 10th seed Sloane Stephens , nine months after her compatriot beat her in the U.S. Open final. Keys lost to Stephens, her fellow American and a close friend, in the U.S. Keys struck 30 winners past a battling Putintseva in an impressive display, but will have to at least maintain that level in the last four against Stephens.
  • Ten lingering thoughts: Game 3 of the 2018 NBA Finals

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    Curry scored on a lay-up, then hit his only three-pointer of the night (after missing his first nine), followed by another three-pointer from Durant to put Golden State up 106-100 with 49 seconds remaining. Golden State is one win away from capturing back-to-back titles and three in the past four years. With Friday's closeout Game 4 potentially serving as his last game in a Warriors uniform - he's completing a 1-year, $2.1 million contract - McGee made a declaration on the way out of the ...
  • Staggering amount Ronaldo is demanding to stay at Real Madrid

    Staggering amount Ronaldo is demanding to stay at Real Madrid

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    However, in the aftermath of Zidane's exit, the cogs keep turning at the club, and summer transfers are still at the top of agenda (other than appointing a new manager) - and Neymar remains a top priority. Messi celebrates scoring a goal. Spanish daily AS reports that Ronaldo's agent, Jorge mendes, will meet with the Madrid hierarchy again on Thursday.
  • Florida State’s 3B Just Made An Insane Catch In WCWS

    Florida State’s 3B Just Made An Insane Catch In WCWS

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    FSU also won Monday's first game of the best-of-three series 1-0. After a shaky first inning in which it seemed Washington came ready to force a Game 3, Florida State simply dominated. The Huskies left the bases loaded in the fourth inning. Jessie Warren finished 3-for-4 with a home run, two runs and two RBI, tying a WCWS record with 13 hits in the process.
  • Lyon won’t sell Nabil Fekir until after the World Cup

    Lyon won’t sell Nabil Fekir until after the World Cup

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    There had been no real breakthrough in the deal, until now as the French club have reportedly conceded that it would be impossible to stop Fekir from leaving as Liverpool occupy pole position for his signature. Liverpool could sign either Nabil Fekir or Xherdan Shaqiri in the next 24 hours, with Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas anxious about the effect that not starting at the World Cup will have on the former's value.
  • Dillian Whyte set for heavyweight clash with Joseph Parker in July

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    Whyte, 30, who is the number one contender for Deontay Wilder's WBC crown, has won seven straight fights since losing to Anthony Joshua in 2015. There's a massive incentive there to try and stop him. "We've both been in with AJ". Hearn expects this to be a final eliminator for the WBO and with both fighters ranked by the other governing bodies, he believes a rematch could be on the horizon for the victor.
  • Katie Taylor: Man dies after shooting at gym of boxer's father

    Katie Taylor: Man dies after shooting at gym of boxer's father

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    The attack took place just before 7am this morning when a gunman entered the premises and fired a number of shots. One man died at the scene, garda superintendent Pat Ward said, and two others were hospitalised. It was set up by Pete Taylor in 1996. Local Sinn Fein TD John Brady tweeted: 'Absolutely shocking news coming from Bray Boxing club this morning. He is an Irish senior light heavyweight boxing champion, winning the title for Ireland in 1986.
  • Tottenham will not make a move for De Ligt

    Tottenham will not make a move for De Ligt

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    Sadly for Ajax , that doesn't mean that De Ligt will stay with the club this summer as Juventus , FC Barcelona and Manchester City are also extremely interested in the Dutch worldwide. United have been strongly linked with Alderweireld but Jose Mourinho is keeping his options open and he's also eyeing De Ligt as he looks to build a squad capable of competing with Man City for the title next year.
  • LeBron: Finals victor won't visit White House

    LeBron: Finals victor won't visit White House

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    The Eagles were supposed to be celebrated at the White House Tuesday, but Trump rescinded the invitation citing disagreement over the NFL's national anthem policy. Without saying a word, Malcolm Jenkins is speaking volumes in his message to President Donald Trump . "The president is turning all of this stuff into a political game and a ratings game and it's a blatant display of nationalism.
  • Amazon’s Premier League soccer push

    Amazon’s Premier League soccer push

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    The other unsold package of 20 matches was bought by BT Sport for £90m, taking their total to 52 games. UK Prime members will have exclusive access to watch 20 matches per season, comprising two full fixture rounds - the first December midweek round and the festive Bank Holiday round - featuring live coverage of every Premier League team.
  • Warriors ready for Cavs and their home crowd

    Warriors ready for Cavs and their home crowd

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    He finished with a playoff career-high 43 points to go with 13 rebounds and seven assists, including hitting 6-of-9 3-pointers. Yes, Durant is an assassin playing alongside Curry, twice the NBA's MVP, and Thompson, and, oh, yes, Draymond Green , another All-Star.