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Troubled Sterling booked for diving as England down Nigeria

Troubled Sterling booked for diving as England down Nigeria

Following an inconsistent season with Tottenham and some diffident displays for England , Alli needed to cement his place in Southgate's team and, ignoring the hail of boos, he was making a convincing case. The visitors came flying out of the bocks after half time and halved the deficit within two minutes of the restart when Ighalo's effort came back off the post and bounced to the feet of Arsenal's Iwobi, who swept the rebound home. Read More

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What Warriors and Cavaliers are saying ahead of historic rematch

What Warriors and Cavaliers are saying ahead of historic rematch

Tristan Thompson , J.R. Smith, LeBron James , Iman Shumpert and Kyrie Irving were the five active players for the Cavs, while Kevin Love and what seems to be Mo Williams step onto the court with 0.5 seconds remaining. "If we win this championship and I don't win Finals MVP, I'm going to be smiling just as wide and just as big". "We're light-years ahead of probably every other team in structure, in planning, in how we're going to go about things", Lacob said. Read More

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Nigeria Says Its World Cup Kit Has Broken Pre-Order Records

Nigeria Says Its World Cup Kit Has Broken Pre-Order Records

Victor Moses joined up with the Nigeria squad on Thursday after taking some time off to celebrate a second honeymoon following his FA Cup final win with Chelsea. This much was disclosed by Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, who hinted that there is a need for him to know if Ndidi would be able to play at the World Cup before he rolls out his final list of 23 players for the global soccer showpiece. Read More

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French Open 2018: Super-mom Serena Williams ready to do it all

French Open 2018: Super-mom Serena Williams ready to do it all

Although she rescued the game, Pliskova still faced the prospect of Williams serving for the match, an opening the latter eventually took-despite being taken to deuce four times-to progress to Round 2. But all the same Williams was too strong, too good, simply too Serena for her world 70-ranked opponent. "I definitely feel like it is an opportunity for me to inspire a whole different group of fantastic women and kids". Read More

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Warriors' Iguodala out for Game 1 of Finals

Warriors' Iguodala out for Game 1 of Finals

Many have suggested that this is the worst supporting cast James has had in any of his nine career appearances in the finals: Jeff Green , a player nearly synonymous with failing to meet expectations, was the second-best player in Cleveland's upset of the Boston Celtics in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals. Read More

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No. 1 overall seed Florida: The Gainesville Regional

No. 1 overall seed Florida: The Gainesville Regional

The speculation entering the ACC Tournament was that the Miami baseball team had to at least reach the Championship game to have at best an outside chance at an at-large bid. State regional could be 2 seed Auburn . The journey begins this week. Jacksonville (39-19) is the No. 2 seed in the four-team regional pod and Florida Atlantic (40-17-1) the No. Read More

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Iranian official: Iranians will punch US Secretary of State in mouth

Iranian official: Iranians will punch US Secretary of State in mouth

Remarkably, Pompeo made no concessions to European leaders who want to salvage the nuclear deal and continue relations with Iran. And there's little sign they want to go along. "Wealth created by the West has fueled his campaigns", he said. The differences between the two are significant. As tough USA sanctions kick in later this year, the global economy will have to brace itself for more instability and shock. Read More

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Always encouraged Arsenal to organise tours to India, says Arsene Wenger

Always encouraged Arsenal to organise tours to India, says Arsene Wenger

Wenger says his successor can not be afraid to bring fresh ideas to Arsenal , who have missed out on Champions League qualification in each of the past two seasons. But what would having the biggest and best English clubs competing week in, week out on the continent mean for the Premier League? But Wenger indicated worldwide management could yet be on the agenda, although he would like to see Southgate remain with England beyond his current contract, which expires in 2020. Read More

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Cavs looking ahead to game two

Cavs looking ahead to game two

All that led to a lot of speculation the Cavaliers would start Tristan Thompson in Game 2. "We'll play better", the Cavs coach said today following the side's practice at TD Garden. "I mentioned those guys have been playing extremely well in the Playoffs". "A number of players have been stepping up for them". I thought they did a good of switching. Read More

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Spanish GP: Lewis Hamilton takes pole as Mercedes make it one-two

Spanish GP: Lewis Hamilton takes pole as Mercedes make it one-two

Obviously we had the change for everyone but I think they are a bit harder, so for me it was pretty straightforward as I said because I was happier with the auto with that tyre. " I think you should ask us what we need to overtake ". "Not to say that we know everything, but we know how the cars feel", he said. "For me it's really how can I utilise these tyres, how can I minimise the losses, and not go in the wrong direction on set-up, which we have done a couple of times ". Read More

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How well do you know the Spanish Grand Prix?

How well do you know the Spanish Grand Prix?

The Mercedes driver took the championship lead from Sebastian Vettel two weeks ago in Baku, but he insists the Ferrari is actually the better vehicle. Commissioner Jose Pepe Diaz said at the meeting, "I believe this can be an incredible financial gain for the city and South of Florida". Overtaking is hard at the Circuit de Catalunya and Saturday's qualifying is Key for both Ferrari, and MercedesAMG. Read More

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Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane focused on Sevilla, not injuries

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane focused on Sevilla, not injuries

Real Madrid have made signing Brazil worldwide Neymar as a priority and their officials have already met the forward twice in his homeland as he was recovering from the injury he suffered in March. "There is a mixture between Brazilian natural talent, with a serious approach, physical, tactical". "It's a team capable of defending well, of conceding few goals, with a good support base". Read More

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Saints RB Ingram suspended four games

Saints RB Ingram suspended four games

The Saints will start the season without Mark Ingram's services. Ingram will be eligible to return to the active roster October 1 and can play October 8 vs. Even if the suspension gets reduced to three games, by appeal, Ingram would still miss the Week 3 road clash with the Falcons . He caught 58 passes for 416 yards. Read More

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Tiger Woods to have a 'blast' partnering Phil Mickelson at Players Championship

Tiger Woods to have a 'blast' partnering Phil Mickelson at Players Championship

Woods fired a 3-over 74 during Sunday's final round of the Wells Fargo Championship . Mickelson believes no one will eclipse the golf Woods played in compiling 14 major titles, the most recent coming at the U.S. Mickelson had a two-stroke lead going into the last day but Woods shot 66 to Mickelson's 69 to win by one. From 1997 to 2013, he won 79 PGA Tour events, which is second all-time behind Sam Snead's 82 wins. Read More

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Tony Bellew blasts referee after third-round knockdown

Tony Bellew blasts referee after third-round knockdown

Bellew (30-2-1, 19 KOs) beat his English heavyweight rival more emphatically than he did a year ago, flooring him twice in the third round and once in the fifth. Haye got back up and tried to throw wild punches at Bellew which left him wide open for another knockdown as time expired in the third round, giving Haye a second knockdown. Read More

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