• Aus vs New Zealand: Match abandoned due to rain, teams share points
Aus vs New Zealand: Match abandoned due to rain, teams share points

England , who won their Group A opener against Bangladesh , will now face both sides in the coming days from a position of strength. The Blackcaps will consider themselves a little unlucky as they seemed to have the upper hand with Australia - chasing a revised target of 235 in 33 overs - reduced to 53/3 in nine overs.

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  • Djokovic, Muguzura, Nadal in action at French Open
Djokovic, Muguzura, Nadal in action at French Open

Her best French Open showing was in 2002, when she lost to Serena in the final. Defending French Open champion Garbine Muguruza of Spain broke down in her postmatch news conference after being knocked out of the tournament in the round of 16, but gamely returned after a brief break.

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  • Consistent Madrid deserved title, says captain Ramos
Consistent Madrid deserved title, says captain Ramos

Karim Benzema added to the lead in the 55th minute off the rebound of a close-range shot by Sergio Ramos. Real Madrid won their first La Liga title since 2012 thanks to a final-day victory at Malaga . To lay hand on the title, Madrid edged out eternal rivals Barcelona by three points scoring 106 times in 38 fixtures which delivered 29 v...

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  • Twins hit trio of 2-run homers to beat Angels 11-5
Twins hit trio of 2-run homers to beat Angels 11-5

Mauer started the two-run homer parade for the Twins in the first inning with his fourth home run of the season. "I kept thinking about it", Sano said. "We got a break" on the dropped pop up, Molitor said. However, Calhoun tied it in the sixth with a homer off Mejia and gave the Angels the lead with his second of the game in the eighth off Tay...

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  • Novak Djokovic, Garbine Muguruza advance in Paris
Novak Djokovic, Garbine Muguruza advance in Paris

Garbine Muguruza and Kristina Mladenovic meet in the fourth round of the 2017 French Open . Muguruza has that pep in her step that we're used to seeing when she's playing well, and you have to like her chances to repeat if she's going to continue returning the way she has.

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  • LEADING OFF: Kershaw faces Brewers; M's await injury reports
LEADING OFF: Kershaw faces Brewers; M's await injury reports

Kershaw pitched eight innings on the mound against the Brewers and finished with 14 strikeouts, one short of his career high. Per ESPN Stats & Info, Kershaw hit the 2,000-strikeout mark in 277 games, second-fastest to reach that plateau in Major League Baseball history.

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  • Browns trade LB Demario Davis to Jets for DB Calvin Pryor
Browns trade LB Demario Davis to Jets for DB Calvin Pryor

The Jets had been trying to trade Pryor since the draft, when they selected Jamal Adams and Marcus Maye - both safeties - in the first two rounds. Pryor, drafted 18th overall in 2014, fell out of favor with the current regime, which didn't draft him. The analytics-driven website gave him an overall grade that ranked 74th among 90 safeties last...

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  • Warriors do not need to be perfect to beat Cavs say pundits
Warriors do not need to be perfect to beat Cavs say pundits

One of the most exciting aspects of this year's NBA Finals will be the adjustments the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors make for each other during their third straight Finals showdown. Both teams arrive healthy this year. In the meantime, however, trying to slow down Golden State has become significantly more challenging with the...

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  • Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for Finals
Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for Finals

Despite three lopsided wins in Boston , the Cavaliers were impressed by the Celtics perseverance after losing Isaiah Thomas to a hip injury in the second half of Game 2. "It's going to be a good challenge". "March Madness" appeared to be LeBron's favorite song-at least based on the footage caught on camera-because as you can see in the vid...

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  • French Open to start with Petra Kvitova's return to court
French Open to start with Petra Kvitova's return to court

Olympic champion Monica Puig sent veteran Italian Roberta Vinci to her 10th first-round loss in 13 visits, winning 6-3 3-6 6-2. In the second set, the American broke in the opening game, but later repeated the feat of escaping a deficit in a tiebreak to see herself to victory.

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  • Catfish tosser says he was 'dumb redneck with a bad idea'
Catfish tosser says he was 'dumb redneck with a bad idea'

The Predators controlled the pace and the puck, just not the scoreboard. The best-of-seven Stanley Cup Finals began on May 29 and will conclude no later than June 14. Capitals: MacLellan plans tweaks, not overhaul ARLINGTON, Va. - Brian MacLellan has the power to completely remake the Washington Capitals in the wake of another early playof...

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  • In contrasting fashion, Djokovic, Muguruza advance in Paris
In contrasting fashion, Djokovic, Muguruza advance in Paris

The clay courts of Roland Garros host the second Grand Slam of the season. Men's second seed Novak Djokovic took down Joao Sousa while women's fourth seed Garbine Muguruza bested Anett Kontaveit. Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki thrashed Francoise Abanda 6-0 6-0 to book a third-round spot. The 20-year-old blamed the exertions of c...

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  • Warburton unfazed by Lions rugby schedule
Warburton unfazed by Lions rugby schedule

The Lions' only previous Test series triumph against New Zealand came 46 years ago and former player Jonny Wilkinson urged Gatland not to overcomplicate the approach in the three-Test series against the All Blacks. New Zealand-born rugby league convert Ben Te'o has also been named to start in the centres with England teammate Jonathan Joseph,...

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  • How the British and Irish Lions have fared in New Zealand
How the British and Irish Lions have fared in New Zealand

Not in the Tests, obviously. The trouble for the Lions second team is that the so-called "warm-up" games, with the exception of the first game against the NZ Provincial Barbarians, will have the physical intensity of Test matches. Head coach Gatland seems to be agitate many rugby supporters, but his record is that of a victor. What he didn't ...

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  • Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury
Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

LeBron James struggles were noticeable in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals and following the game Richard Jefferson said James was sick, leaving speculation James" illness also plagued him in Game 4. We know what we've got to do. "We want to give our home crowd a better outing than we put out the past two games". Lue chuckled before the...

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  • Pittsburgh coach's challenge is first in Stanley Cup Final
Pittsburgh coach's challenge is first in Stanley Cup Final

The Penguins had just four shots in the second period , but rookie Jake Guentzel connected when it mattered. The final count was 26-12 for Nashville . Penguins players downplayed the rest factor, but the Predators had more determination for much of this one. All they ask is if you won. The Penguins woke up.

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  • Jeb Bush drops bid to buy Miami Marlins
Jeb Bush drops bid to buy Miami Marlins

The Marlins, who won the World Series in 2003 and got a new $634 million ballpark in 2012 mostly courtesy of the city of Miami and Miami-Dade County, have not publicly commented on the sale. Derek Jeter may pursue other options and find a different ownership group to join in his pursuit to own the Marlins franchise. Jackson reported in early M...

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  • Maxime Hamou kicked out of French Open 2017 after kissing journalist
Maxime Hamou kicked out of French Open 2017 after kissing journalist

After he moved close to her, he engaged in what the French Tennis Federation labeled "reprehensible behaviour". Maybe Hamou should spend a little more time focusing on behaving appropriately instead of tennis. "I just had a wonderful week at Roland Garros , living my most handsome emotions as a tennis player, and I let my enthusiasm be expre...

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  • Dallas Cowboys Cornerback Nolan Carroll Arrested for Suspicion of DWI
Dallas Cowboys Cornerback Nolan Carroll Arrested for Suspicion of DWI

Carroll apparently posted bond on Monday afternoon. A Cowboys official said the team was aware of the situation and was gathering information. The Cowboys signed Carroll to a three-year, $10 million deal this offseason, away from the Philadelphia Eagles .

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  • Conte on FA Cup final: Moses was exhausted, he didn't dive intentionally
Conte on FA Cup final: Moses was exhausted, he didn't dive intentionally

An announcement is expected on Wednesday. Midfielder Ramsey, however, has made it clear he wants Wenger to stay and highlighted the Frenchman's switch to a three-man defence late in the season as the key to Arsenal's FA Cup glory. "I think we had an outstanding performance from the first minute onwards", Wenger said after Arsenal's record 1...

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  • Thiem steamrolls Tomic at French Open
Thiem steamrolls Tomic at French Open

He was realistic in defeat. Om Sunday, sixth seed Dominic Thiem was up against Australian Bernard Tomic in his first round match at Roland Garros. Kvitova said: "I think it doesn't really matter how I played but I won". Bernard Tomic's horror run at the French Open has continued after losing his opening round clash on day one at Roland Garros. ...

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  • Closed roof for Champions League final in Cardiff
Closed roof for Champions League final in Cardiff

Real, meanwhile, won the trophy in 2014 and again last season, beating city rivals Atletico in the final on each occasion. "The team have continued preparations for the Champions League final, which will be played on Saturday 3rd June, against Juventus (8:45pm CEST)", said a club statement .

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  • Steve Kerr surprised Warriors favored over Cavs in NBA Finals
Steve Kerr surprised Warriors favored over Cavs in NBA Finals

For more sports coverage, visit the ABS-CBN Sports website . Smith, who has incorrectly predicted the victor of the last six NBA Finals, has picked Golden State to take home the Larry O'Brien Trophy. Cleveland playing the Warriors in the finals is no shocking scenario either. The 2017 NBA Finals will be loaded with star power on every...

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  • Iannetta's home run in 9th rallies D-backs to 10-inning win
Iannetta's home run in 9th rallies D-backs to 10-inning win

I just saw that, if you put the angles together, he didn't tag him on time, until he crossed the plate. After going down in order in the bottom of the ninth against T.J. He had returned on Sunday after spending the minimum amount of time on the DL. The only blemish on his line came in the fourth on a solo home run by Jake Lamb that staked Godle...

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  • James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors
James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors

QuotesBoston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens looks on from the sidelines. "They had multiple people come in and talk to me about what's more important", Thomas said Friday, a day after the Celtics were eliminated by the Cleveland Cavaliers .

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  • Cavs beat Celtics to earn NBA Finals rematch with Warriors
Cavs beat Celtics to earn NBA Finals rematch with Warriors

But a rate of 110 points per 100 possessions often isn't efficient enough against a Cleveland offense that has scored a ridiculous 119.5 points per 100 possessions over its 12 playoff games, with a combination of two of the league's best one-on-one players and several of the league's best shooters.

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  • Wenger reveals board meeting on Tuesday will decide his future
Wenger reveals board meeting on Tuesday will decide his future

Wenger was also dismissive of the notion that his record-breaking FA Cup success, after previous wins in 1998, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2014 and 2015, might have an impact on the talks about his position. Will the tasty half-time snacks at Stamford Bridge keep Costa at the club? "I'm going to choose my future, not them". I don't think I could have do...

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  • Warriors open as favorite over Cavs in NBA Finals
Warriors open as favorite over Cavs in NBA Finals

Every night was challenging, and you can't just sleepwalk through a season, sleepwalk through the playoffs and expect to be here. There are exceptions though. And in Game 7, with LeBron James scoring a triple double plus a massive block and the dagger three-point shot from Kyrie Irving , the Cavaliers won the game and the title, ending a sport...

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  • Petra Kvitova to play at French Open
Petra Kvitova to play at French Open

Kvitova feels joyful and happy, which are very different feelings than when in late December she hurt her finger and nerves of the left hand as she was upset by an aggressor at home. I'm happy that I didn't have to change any techniques or something. But now suddenly something happened, and I couldn't play, and I really saw that tennis is very impo...

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  • Chelsea boss Conte lavishes praise on Totti ahead of Roma farewell
Chelsea boss Conte lavishes praise on Totti ahead of Roma farewell

But by the end of a valuable win that secured Roma's place in next season's Champions League , the evergreen playmaker experienced a send-off that saw nearly the entire stadium shed tears. David Beckham revealed earlier this week than he almost joined Roma so that he could play with Totti. He has not officially confirmed his retirement, onl...

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  • Button struggles to get a grip on F1 return
Button struggles to get a grip on F1 return

Sunday's Indianapolis 500 is scheduled to take the green flag just after noon. Karam will drive the No. 24 Chevrolet for Dreyer & Reinbold Racing in partnership with Kingdom Racing on Sunday. "I don't know the contract". "I think he's done a hell of a job so far, and to win on Sunday, you're going to have to beat him or one of his other teammates...

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  • Devon Travis plates four to lead Blue Jays
Devon Travis plates four to lead Blue Jays

We were locating fastballs, changeups, some decent curveballs, threw one cutter that was good and the other one wasn't so good". Mistakes are accentuated. Some big home runs, some big hits, great defence. "That's what was important for me on the way back, making sure I can handle whatever comes my way, whether it's having to take off and sprint a...

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  • Kell Brook dethroned as Errol Spence Jr becomes IBF world welterweight champion
Kell Brook dethroned as Errol Spence Jr becomes IBF world welterweight champion

Despite suffering what appeared to a serious injury to his left eye, Brook bravely attempted to fight on. As remarked by Sky commentary, Brook could not continue due exclusively to the eye as his prior activity upon being knocked down displayed that he was more than willing to fight on through the massive turmoil.

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  • 13-1 long shot Cloud Computing pulls the upset in Preakness Stakes
13-1 long shot Cloud Computing pulls the upset in Preakness Stakes

It's just that they engaged it too soon, of course. Cloud Computing , coming off a stunning upset win in the Preakness on Saturday, is uncertain to start in the Belmont Stakes . "Of course", he said. "He didn't seem to relish the track, but I don't really think that was it", Pletcher said. Classic Empire paid $4.40 to place and $4 to ...

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  • How to watch the FA Cup final for free
How to watch the FA Cup final for free

Wenger: "I do not know if it will be my last match at Arsenal-but it will not be my last match whatever happens because I will stay in football". Alexis Sanchez has been the shining light for Arsenal all season with 29 goals and 15 assists to his name as his team only missed out on the UEFA Champions League qualification spot in the final ga...

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