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Trout sprains thumb in Angels' 9-2 loss at Miami

Mike Trout sprained his left thumb stealing second base Sunday as the Los Angeles Angels took a thumping without him, losing 9-2 to the Miami Marlins. Trout will undergo an MRI tomorrow. After the game, Trout acknowledged he was "sore", but didn't care to speculate on the potential severity or how much time he might miss.

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Cavaliers dispatch Celtics, set up NBA Finals showdown with Warriors

Kyrie Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an nearly inevitable third date in the Finals with Golden State by rallying to beat the Boston Celtics 112-99 on Tuesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.

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Moses is not a cheat - Conte

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has hinted at a big revamp in the Blues squad this summer, as the Italian is hopeful to improve both the "number and quality" of the team. "But I repeat Moses is an honest player and if there was this situation he was exhausted and he didn't want to cheat the referee". Chinese Super League club Tianjin Quanjian, who failed with a bid for Costa in January, had been confident of sealing a £76million move for the striker.

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Takuma Sato First Japanese Driver to Win Indianapolis 500

Takuma Sato won the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday to give Andretti a second consecutive victory in The Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Even before the Dubai-born driver started discussing his third-place finish, the best ever for Dale Coyne Racing, Jones had convinced three-time race victor Helio Castroneves he was ready for the big-time world of IndyCar racing.

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IPL 2017 55th Match: Supergiants qualify for playoffs, Kings XI miss out

During his stay at the crease he struck 4 fours and 2 sixes. On the other hand, Punjab's batting department which includes in-form Manan Vohra, Martin Guptill, Shaun Marsh and Wriddhiman Saha all have chipped in from time to time but need to be more consistent to lend depth to the batting.

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Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia departs with sprained left wrist

Even if Pedroia can play through the injury, it's probably fair to expect less production at the plate for the longtime Red Sox infielder. Pedroia fell over the top of Abreu and landed on his stomach as the burly first baseman slid feet-first into the bag.

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LeBron says has beaten stacked teams like Warriors before

In overtime in Game 7, Red Wings forward Tony Leswick got credit for the series-clinching goal when his innocent looking shot from the point was deflected by Harvey past Gerry McNeil for a 2-1 win 4:29 into OT. Thomas says he told doctors that whatever happens, he needs to come back even better - "and I will". I've thought Warriors in five all year, just like James, but LeBron's just on another level.

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Lewis Hamilton limits damage with 7th place at Monaco GP

Ferrari had complete control of the race regardless of which driver was in the lead, while Mercedes was caught out by a very competitive Red Bull and failed to finish on the podium for the first time since Hamilton and Nico Rosberg collided in Spain previous year.

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Celtic win treble with last minute goal

The most goals in a Scottish top-flight season was achieved by Hearts in 1957-58, when they hit a staggering 132 in just 34 games (average 3.9 per game). "The league has been fantastic, competitive". But it's probably the best feeling you can have on the football pitch to score the victor in the last minute.

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Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas aims dig at Arsenal after FA Cup loss

A serious knee injury suffered a year ago led to a lengthy spell on the sidelines for Mertesacker and when the German returned to fitness he was unable to regain his place. "No doubt he won't though as he celebrates a good season, highlighted by his manager Antonio Conte ". "I'm very proud because if nobody had done it since 18-God knows when until today, it means it's not easy".

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Cavs postpone thought of Warriors, 'stress'

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - Vegas is betting against them and the bookies are hardly alone. It was a very welcomed sight in Irving's case, after he rolled his left ankle in the third quarter of Cleveland's Game 4 win. Too many blowouts. Too much certainty that Cleveland and Golden State would not only win their series , but would win virtually every game along the way to the Finals.

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Man City sign Bernardo Silva from French champ Monaco

Bernardo Silva last season helped Monaco win the Ligue 1 and reach the semi-finals of the Champions League . He won all the big prizes at Barcelona and then also dominated German football with Bayern Munich . City could sign as many as six new players this summer with Willy Caballero , Pablo Zabaleta , Gaël Clichy and Jesús Navas all leaving at the end of their contracts in July.

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Kevin Love says it's amusing to consider Cavaliers underdogs

Golden State led the league with 67 wins this season and is a staggering 27-1 in its last 28 games - including a ideal 12-0 in the Western Conference playoffs, the first time a team has gone this deep into an National Basketball Association postseason without losing.

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Andretti rules Indy _ and other takeaways from the 500

Ed Jones came in third, just behind Castroneves , who was a mere three vehicle lengths from Sato at the checkered flag. With Hunter-Reay and Alonso knocked out by mechanical problems and other notables including Dixon and Will Power eliminated in wrecks, the Indy box score didn't follow the 2017 form guide.

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Novak Djokovic wins opening match at French Open

On the women's side, Garbine Muguruza opened her title defense by beating Francesca Schiavone 6-2, 6-4. "It was a tough first match , Schiavone can be a very tricky player", the 23-year-old Spaniard said. "That s one of the things I felt like I needed is new inspiration , someone that knows exactly what I m going through, on the court, off the court".

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Aaron Judge crushes first career grand slam near Judge's Chambers

At 25, he became the youngest Yankee to hit a grand slam since Melky Cabrera in 2006. With two runners on in the third, Matt Holliday hit a fly ball to right field that Joyce tracked into the corner, but instead of catching it cleanly, it bopped off his glove and allowed the Yankees to load the bases.

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Francis Coquelin dedicates FA Cup final win to Arsene Wenger

I said it many times, when we hear the word " Arsenal ", the first name we think is Arsene Wenger . "We must be very cold to analyse the situation and to understand that this season we did something great with the players". "For me, this season was incredible for us". "The second yellow card for Moses was one of the two key moments, but despite this we were able to equalise".

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Crosby, Penguins chasing back-to-back Cups

While the skill is certainly there, once the Penguins reach the slot, expect a shot on goal. This is Matt Irwin's first season with the Nashville Predators . Numerous commentators say he should be traded, though most doubt the Oilers can find a trading partner. Crosby has only missed 16 games the past four years; the larger, thicker Malkin has averaged 20 lost games a season.

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Warriors-Cavaliers - Why Is It Called a "Rubber Match"?

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP ) - Vegas is betting against them and the bookies are hardly alone. Championship No. 4 makes James a player with a.500 record in the finals . James needed more games to rack up his 5,995 career playoff points, 212 to Jordan's 179. After knocking off the Boston Celtics on Thursday to advance to his seventh straight NBA Finals , LeBron James wasn't quite ready to think about the Golden State Warriors .

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Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Ottawa Senators Game 2

Malkin's sixth goal of the playoffs was his 19th point in 13 games. You name it, they have it. Thats probably as hard a game as were going to get.”. If they want to change anything, the Senators will not want to take as many penalties as they did in game 1.

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Wenger collects 7th FA Cup trophy

He said: "It's possible I could go out on loan, but I haven't spoken to the club about what happens next season". Mertesacker showed a mixture of composure, strength and leadership to patrol Arsenal's back three in his first start of the campaign.

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Sato steals the show at Indy 500 — MOTORSPORTS

So brilliant, in fact, he just might come back to try again. Having your face fashioned in sterling silver and affixed to the Borg-Warner Trophy makes you more than a member of the family. It's nice to have that acknowledgement from him. "Obviously disappointed not to finish the race because obviously every race you compete, you want to be at the checkered flag", Alonso said .

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Proteas bowl again as they look for last-gasp momentum

England beat South Africa by just two runs to win the second one-day global here on Saturday to take an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. England coach Trevor Bayliss added: "We didn't play too well today but a 2-1 series over South Africa . we'll take that every day". But as Wednesday's match demonstrated, England can win well without a major contribution from Stokes, a point emphasised by fast bowler Liam Plunkett .

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FA Cup Final, Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea: 5 talking points

Arsenal even had the luxury of a man advantage from the 68th minute when Victor Moses received a second yellow card for diving. The midfielder has also created the most chances per 90 minutes played in the Premier League for Chelsea this season, showing his worth to Antonio Conte's side.

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Love says it's amusing to consider Cavaliers underdogs

Sweep after sweep they have shown they can ease past all in their path. Just two days after putting up an abysmal 11-point performance against the Celtics in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals, LeBron James rebounded to score 34 points in Game 4 on Tuesday night.

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Cavs' Lue believes Celtics' offense harder to prepare for than Warriors

The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook installed Golden State as a minus-260 favorite, with Cleveland at plus-220, meaning a $100 bet on the Warriors would win $38.46 and the same bet on the Cavaliers would win $220, according to ESPN. He also rolled an ankle on a drive and bucket with 1:47 left in the third but was able to stay in the game. I don't have to score the ball to make an impact in the basketball game.

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Djokovic makes winning French Open start on Agassi's watch

Tomljanovic saved two match points on her serve to take the game to deuce but Bertens sealed the match when her opponent hit a forehand long. Visibly happy with his performance, he then mingled with ball boys at the center of the court and thanked the crowd.

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England captain Eoin Morgan plays down concerns over fitness of Ben Stokes

England captain Eoin Morgan on his way to his 10th ODI century. South Africa , set 340 to win, made steady progress while the experienced Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis shared a second-wicket stand of 112. England had all its big guns fresh from their Indian Premier League stint with Ben Stokes , Chris Woakes and captain Eoin Morgan . At 122 for three in the 22nd over, England had plenty of work in front of them with Morgan at the crease.

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Pogba and José dedicate United win to Manchester attack victims

The tenures of David Moyes (10 months) and Louis van Gaal (two years) set United back, and are blots in its illustrious recent history. Goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan won the final for United, and it was an efficient, effective and ultimately successful approach by the side, masterminded by Mourinho .

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Contrasting emotions for Kvitova and Kerber on day one in Paris

World number one Angelique Kerber's nightmare season hit a new low yesterday when, with expectations weighing heavily after a stellar 2016, she was dumped out of the French Open 6-2 6-2 by 40th-ranked Ekaterina Makarova . The German will be happy to leave Roland Garros behind, and hope to rediscover a game in which several cylinders are misfiring in time for Wimbledon, where she finished runner-up a year ago.

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Vettel Ferrari favourite after German passes team-mate

Given that history, it was perhaps unsurprising that there was a hint of team tactics once again rearing its head in Ferrari taking the top two spots on the podium in Monte Carlo as world championship leader Sebastian Vettel finished ahead of teammate Kimi Raikkonen .

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics Game 5: Lineups and Preview 5/25/17

Still, Boston covered the spread for the second straight game. The win gives Cleveland a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series and leaves them firmly on track for a third consecutive NBA Finals showdown against the Golden State Warriors .

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Ronaldo and Messi among best paid Footballers

Barcelona, meanwhile, managed to just win the Copa del Rey despite talisman Messi scoring 54 goals from 52 games. I love Messi with the ball at his feet, he scores goals and does all the rest too. RONALDO NEVER WANTED to leave Real Madrid but felt he was forced out after a series of rows with Fabio Capello over the Brazilian's weight. If I was 100 grams overweight, he would take me out of the team.

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Terry Frei Tweets Racist Remark About Japanese Driver Winning Indy 500

Frei's tweet came shortly after former Formula One driver Takuma Sato captured Sunday's race at the Brickyard, becoming the first Japanese victor in the race's history. "To those people, I apologize ", he wrote. Now, attempting to recover from public backlash, Frei says he "fouled up" by posting the message. He said he has the photos Schreiner carried of his family and girlfriend when he was killed.

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Cavs' Kyrie Irving caps off brilliant night by baffling Celtics' Jae Crowder

An equivalent output this June and he'll solidify himself as one of his generation's better big-game performers - a shot-maker who loses nothing in the spotlight of the biggest stage. Cleveland's 43 points fell just two shy of the all-time National Basketball Association playoff record for most points in an opening period, set in 1985 by the Lakers and matched by three others since.


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