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Rafael Nadal dominates Novak Djokovic in Italian Open

Rafael Nadal dominates Novak Djokovic in Italian Open

Eight-time Rome champion Nadal eased through 6-4, 6-0 against fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco to set up a rematch with Greek rising star Stefanos Tsitsipas for a place in the final. As he walked to his chair after winning the second set, Djokovic waved his arms to get the crowd behind him. Pliskova, the 2017 French Open semifinalist, clinched her 13th career title, in the final major warm-up tournament on clay before Roland Garros starts on May 26. Read More

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Horse Bodexpress runs entire Preakness without jockey

Horse Bodexpress runs entire Preakness without jockey

If he wins , he'd be the first horse since Afleet Alex in 2005 to fall short in the Kentucky Derby before capturing the Preakness and Belmont and would be the front-runner for 3-year-old horse of the year. I mean, look at this horse run. Smith, 53, swept last year's Triple Crown races aboard Justify. It's been a hard year for horse racing - and 149-year-old Pimlico, which has deteriorated to the point where the Stronach Group has advocated moving the Preakness to nearby Laurel ... Read More

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Portland Trail Blazers' Rodney Hood 'day-by-day' with knee injury

Portland Trail Blazers' Rodney Hood 'day-by-day' with knee injury

The Portland Trail Blazers trail the Denver Nuggets 48-39 at halftime of Game 7 of their Western Conference semifinal series. They defeat the Denver Nuggets 100-96 to reach their first Conference Finals since 2000. Definitely didn't get up as high but it was a cool play. The loss snapped a three-game cover streak for the Nuggets. The sentiment hasn't changed heading into Sunday's Game 7 in Denver . Read More

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Liverpool stun Barça to advance to final

Liverpool stun Barça to advance to final

Ajax. Many considered his time at Anfield to be up. His teammate Sergio Busquets did speak with reporters, saying: "They have been better than us". "We knew everyone had written us off because of what happened in the first leg". The former Liverpool stars, Philippe Coutinho and Luis Suarez, on the other hand, had only one shot each. Lionel Messi was inconsolable in the dressing room following Barcelona's 4-0 defeat at Liverpool as they will miss out on their first Champions ... Read More

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Brendan Rodgers calls Sterling one of the best in the world

Brendan Rodgers calls Sterling one of the best in the world

In the next-to-last round of its thrilling title race with Manchester City , Liverpool really needs favors from two of its former managers over the coming days if the team is to become English champion for the first time since 1990. Guardiola will be hoping the Belgian is fit for their final encounter which could possibly decide the Premier League title. Pep Guardiola has lost two Premier League games against Leicester as Man City boss - only against Chelsea (3) has the ... Read More

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Arsenal condemn racist Valencia fans' behaviour working with club to take action

Arsenal condemn racist Valencia fans' behaviour working with club to take action

Arsenal came from a goal down to beat Valencia 3-1 in the first leg of their semi-final at the Emirates while Chelsea drew 1-1 away to Eintracht Frankfurt. Arsenal soon recovered as Alexandre Lacazette got two goals in the space of seven minutes for the Gunners . Lacazette then had two glorious opportunities to complete his hat-trick as he firstly failed to connect with an inch-perfect Aubameyang cross before Neto made a brilliant save at his near post to keep the Spanish side in ... Read More

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Kawhi's playoff numbers are up there with the greats of the National Basketball Association

Kawhi's playoff numbers are up there with the greats of the National Basketball Association

Leonard also had five turnovers , and the only other Raptors who scored in double-digits were Pascal Siakam with 22 points and Danny Green with 13. 'It's been a while since we've seen this team play that way'. They missed eight of 10 three-point attempts in the first half when the nearest defender was more than six feet away, per NBA .com, and missed 12 of their first 16 such attempts in Game 2 . Read More

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Neymar issued three-match ban by UEFA for outburst

Neymar issued three-match ban by UEFA for outburst

Numerous cell phones caught the moment that Neymar , the world's most expensive footballer, hit a fan in the face after he had taunted some of the players as they went to receive their medals. PSG, who had wrapped up Ligue 1 champion last weekend, went ahead in the 13th minute through Alves' spectacular volley. The ex-Barcelona player has been suspended for three games by UEFA following comments he made about the match officials following PSG's loss to Manchester United . Read More

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Virgil Van Dijk Wins PFA Players' Player Of The Year Award

Virgil Van Dijk Wins PFA Players' Player Of The Year Award

Pogba is the only player outside Liverpool and City to make the XI, with six City and four Liverpool players reflecting the dominance of the clubs battling for this season's Premier League title. Liverpool assistant manager Pepijn Lijnders has lauded the abilities of the Reds' record-signing Virgil van Dijk by praising his command on and off the ball. Read More

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