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Truex pulls away late to win at Pocono

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Green-flag time is 1:18 p.m. CT on Fox. "That being said, I thought today was a good race". But this one belonged to Truex, the defending Cup series champion, in the No. "I haven't had one (car) feel like what I want so far this year because we haven't won yet", Bowman said. "It's always fun to win, especially when you beat the best guys out there". Read More »

The Next NBA Champion Will Not Visit the White House

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Curry said Tuesday that he spoke with a current Eagles player about the team's decision-making process and how it went deeper than disagreeing with Trump policies and the ongoing issue of some National Football League players choosing not to stand for the pregame playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner". Read More »

Kevin Durant hits dagger three on same spot as last Finals'

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The Golden State Warriors took a 2-0 series lead and defended home court with a dominant 122-103 win in Game 2. LeBron James has been dominant, averaging 34.6 points , 9.2 rebounds and 9.0 assists in the postseason but needs more help from his underachieving supporting cast. Read More »

LeBron passes Kareem’s NBA Finals record in Game 2

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This isn't the first time Perkins has gotten into a verbal spat with someone this postseason. But he's also never done that team-on-my-shoulders thing that usually happens for star players in the Finals. Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors is one of the best shooters to ever play the game of basketball. "And he's just got to continue taking his shots". Read More »

Bryson DeChambeau one clear at The Memorial ahead of final round

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DeChambeau, 24 signed for a bogey-free 66 to move to 14-under 202 as the Californian looks to secure a second PGA Tour victory after capturing last year's John Deere Classic. "Other than that, pretty happy with how I recovered and I'll take 2 under today". Up one to start the day, he fell down early to Cantlay, but later regained his lead and took a one-shot advantage into the last two holes. Read More »

Keys reaches her first French Open quarterfinals

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For the women, we will be treated to a repeat of the U.S. Open final with great friends and rivals, Americans Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys. "A lot of girls dream of making quarters or semis, and now that I've done that at all four Slams that's pretty awesome". Read More »

Rafael Nadal beats Maximilian Marterer to ease into French Open quarter-finals

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He has only lost two matches at Roland Garros in his career. Top seed Rafael Nadal will resume his fight to stay in the French Open on Thursday after his quarter-final against Argentina's Diego Schwartzman was held up by rain. In the last-16, she dropped just three games to see off Australian Open semi-finalist Elise Mertens in under an hour. Sharapova didn't need to play a point in the fourth round, because Serena Williams pulled out of their much-anticipated match with an ... Read More »

Andy Robertson backs Salah to emulate Messi and Ronaldo

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That included 15 goals in 13 Champions League games. "Nuno was with him nearly every waking hour in Kiev and he will be there for him in the World Cup too". Salah joined from Roma last summer and has scored a record-breaking 44 goals in his debut campaign on Merseyside. Salah will be hoping to help Liverpool FC challenge for the Premier League title next season. Read More »

Tactical change helps Halep to French Open semis

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This time, she needed only 70 minutes to eliminate Sharapova and dominated her with superb returning, breaking the former No. 1 a half-dozen times. World number one Halep made a slow start, misfiring on her first serve and spraying her groundstrokes wide early on in a duel that lasted more than two hours, before steadily wearing down her opponent. Read More »

Peru captain Paolo Guerrero marks return with brace over Saudi Arabia

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They quickly took control and Carrillo fired them in front in the 20th minute, controlling the ball on his chest and scoring with a half-volley after a clearance was headed straight to him. They open their Group C campaign against Denmark in Saransk on June 16. Egypt's World Cup group rivals Saudi Arabia have suffered a 3-0 defeat to Peru in their preparations for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. Read More »

Barcelona : Chelsea and Arsenal express interest in Jasper Cillessen

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After Loris Karius' disastrous Champions League final display, Liverpool are looking to sign a new number one, to replace both him and Simon Mignolet . Barcelona have told all clubs that he is not for sale, and any club wishing to sign him would have to activate his €60 million release clause. Rico started out during Unai Emery's tenure at Sevilla as the number two goalkeeper, but took over starting duties in 2014-15. Read More »

Messi, Aguero train with Argentina ahead of FIFA World Cup 2018

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I have played with a lot of goalkeepers but to just pick up a couple out I'd say Buffon, Neuer... However, Messi has said "I believe so, I have faith in this team", he said. And while he himself acknowledged his side were not the favorites in Russian Federation, should he fail to guide Argentina to World Cup glory in July, more criticism is expected along with the inevitable comparisons to Maradona. Read More »

Discovery Strikes Landmark $2B International PGA Tour Golf Deal

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They are now in the PGA Tour business and that's not something you're going to walk away from. The tour has announced a new $2bn, 12-year partnership with Discovery that, from next year, will see the media conglomerate take over global television and multi-platform live rights in 220 territories. Read More »

Not a single woman included in world's top 100 highest paid sportspeople

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Last year, Kohli's earning through salary and winnings was $3 million while brand endorsements earned him $19 million.Interestingly, the top-100 paid athletes are all men and there is not a single woman on the list. Former sprint king Usain Bolt has seen his stakes take a dip and is now No.45 on the list. Forbes said tennis' female sportspersons Li Na, Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams were list regulars but Li retired in 2014 and Sharapova is still dealing with the aftermath of a ... Read More »

Arsenal to snub deal for Fellaini

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The big Belgian defensive midfielder has always been linked with a move from Old Trafford this summer but the smart money had him heading to Roma or AC Milan . Henrique considers Fellaini could be a bargain signing since he comes for free. Having already completed a deal to sign Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free, the pursuit of Fellaini is a reflection of the lack of funds available to Emery this summer. Read More »

Man Utd announce transfer deal to sign Brazil midfielder Fred

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United revealed the news in a brief statement on their official website, promising a further announcement "in due course". Chelsea ace Willian is happy for Brazil teammate Fred over his imminent move to Manchester United . Rivaldo , who won the World Cup with Brazil in 2002, believes that his compatriot is the right fit for United. But the suspension only applied to games sanctioned by Conmebol, the South American football confederation. Read More »

Arsenal To Sign Stephan Lichtsteiner On Free Transfer

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He will provide useful cover and tutelage to first-choice right-back, Hector Bellerin. Lichtsteiner will represent Switzerland at this summer's World Cup alongside his new Arsenal teammate Granit Xhaka, where he could win his 100th global cap. Read More »

Moscow Mayor Opens Capital's City Press Center Ahead of FIFA World Cup

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Stanislav Cherchesov's side took the lead in the 36th minute as Spartak Moscow's Alexander Samedov effortlessly chipped Turkish goalkeeper Serkan Kirintili after Alan Dzagoev fed him a short pass in the box. A brewery has removed the Saudi Arabian flag from World Cup bunting at thousands of its pubs after Muslims said that its inclusion offended their religion. Read More »

Father of Irish Olympic champion Katie Taylor shot at boxing club

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His body remains at the scene pending the arrival of the State Pathologist and a technical examination of the area is being carried out by Garda Crime Scene Examiners. Three men have been seriously injured in a shooting incident that took place in a boxing club situated in Co Wicklow. . Katie Taylor, 31, won gold at the 2012 Olympics before turning professional, having been trained by her father Pete. Read More »

Kevin de Bruyne backs Pep Guardiola in Touré racism row

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During eight seasons at City, Toure helped transform the club from a mid-table Premier League side to a regular at the summit of English football . But for certain successes to make a bonus system. And I'm sure that many African shamans in the future will not allow Guardiola to win the Champions League . Read More »

Rafael Nadal crushes Richard Gasquet to reach last 16

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Petkovic had pushed her highly fancied opponent close in the first set with the Romanian eventually only winning it by a 7-5 scoreline, but the German then suffered an injury in the second set which required the trainer to treat it several times. Read More »

Andrew Luck's Father, Oliver, Named XFL Commissioner And CEO

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According to a report from ESPN , Luck will leave his leadership role at the NCAA , where he oversaw the organization's regulatory functions, including eligibility requirements, academic affairs, and the eligibility center. He graduated from University of Texas law school in 1987. According to ESPN , he previously served as the president of NFL Europe and as the CEO of the Houston Sports Authority, which helped bring the Texans to Houston as an NFL expansion team in 2002. Read More »

Keys through to first French Open quarter-final

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Kvitova recovered to take the opener into a tiebreaker but Kontaveit, herself in fine form on clay, edged it 8-6. The oldest player second-week debutante in a Slam since Jill Craybas at Wimbledon 2005, the 30-year-old committed too many unforced errors even after she had managed to get into rallies, racking up 11 in the first set and 16 in the second. Read More »

Manchester United Complete Signing of Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk

After featuring in Brazil's worldwide friendly with Croatia on Sunday, Fred underwent a medical to become the Red Devils' first signing of the summer transfer window. The 25-year-old made 37 appearances for Shakhtar, as they went on to lift the Ukraine Premier Liga title this past season. It appears those reports are accurate as United have now released a statement on ManUtd.com confirming an agreement has been reached with Shakhtar for the signature of Fred . Read More »

Arsenal interested in surprise move for Marouane Fellaini

The Belgian is available on a free transfer at the end of his month when his United contract expires, and there has been little evidence thus far that the Old Trafford club will look to offer Fellaini a new deal. " He knows I want him to stay, the club wants him to stay ", Mourinho had said last month ." He has an offer from us and it's up to him to say yes or no ". Read More »