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Rare Team USA loss in America's Cup race

The defending champions Oracle Team USA, who were not racing on Monday, are already assured of their place in the America's Cup next month but the real battle lies further down the six-team table with semi-final places up for grabs on Sunday.

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LeBron James' Los Angeles home vandalized with racial slur

Patricia Sandoval , a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department , told The Associated Press that James wasn't home at the time. James was not present when the vandalism took place, Eisenman said. Even though it's concealed most of the time, people hide their faces, say things about you. James bought the house just over two years ago for just under $21 million, according to public records.

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Champions Trophy: Root, Morgan star in England's comprehensive win over B'desh

Yet it says something about England's current "white- ball" approach that Jonny Bairstow , its only batsman to make a fifty at Lord's, may not play at the Oval if allrounders Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes are fully fit. The Yorkshireman had converted just one of his previous ten ODI innings. Root was hobbling between the wickets at this stage, although it didn't halt him in getting to three figures, the 10th time he has done so in one-day internationals.

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Met 'flipping off' fans goes viral

Met to do such a thing considering he has four fingers. The video has since made its rounds in the news cycle and has gone viral on social media. It's probably for the best: Once something (someone?) for Mets fans to celebrate when there was little reason otherwise, Mr.

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Chelsea earns $195 million for winning Premier League

That's nearly two-thirds more than Leicester banked for winning the previous year's title, with Chelsea profiting from new television deals. Should the 28-year-old move to China, the reigning Premier League Champions will lose an instrumental part of their lethal counterattack and might even have to consider a change in their style of play .

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Trout beats Fish: His 16th homer helps Angels past Miami 5-2

The Angels announced that X-rays taken on Trout's hand were negative for any fracture. He was examined by a trainer and stayed in the game but was replaced in the sixth as the thumb stiffened. Harper is hitting.337 with a team-high 15 homers and 41 RBIs while Murphy is hitting.316 with nine homers and 33 RBIs. The Giants won their third straight home series and posted their 11th victory in 18 games overall.

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Durant may take less money to keep Warriors intact

This was the only time Durant sniffed the Finals before this season. Key matchup: Al Horford and Kelly Olynyk vs. Kevin Love . "He's pretty sharp", said player development coach Bruce Fraser, who passes to Curry daily. The Cavs are also more well-rounded than they were in the previous two trips to the finals . Health plays a part, a lot of things play a part in this.

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Facts That Prove Gal Gadot Really Is Wonder Woman

Posters of the movie and digital billboards have sprouted up around the Lebanese capital. Gadot described how she had five months of working on horseback riding, martial arts, and training with a stunt team, but those weren't the only things that helped her embody the iconic female superhero.

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Warriors' Draymond Green sees trash talk as a defensive tool

Kerr has not been on the Warriors bench since the middle of the first round of the playoffs, once again laid low by physical pain that's a remnant of long-ago back surgery, and his contribution to this year's push to an National Basketball Association title will once again be mainly behind the scenes.

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Dean & DeLuca Invitational: American Webb Simpson leads by two shots in Texas

He is tied for eighth will Bill Haas, Jordan Spieth , Sergio Garcia and Scott Piercy at the edge of contention. Spieth's regular caddie, Michael Greller, left the course after 11 holes because of heat exhaustion on a steamy day with temperatures in the 90s and the heat index higher than that.

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Former MotoGP champ Nicky Hayden dies from cycling accident injuries

Following immediate treatment, the American was then taken to Maurizio Bufalini Hospital in Cesena for further treatment and possible surgery, where he spent the night with fiancée and team members beside him. Raised in a racing family in Kentucky, Nicky, along with his brothers Tommy and Roger, all rose through the ranks to become professional road racers.

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Tiger Woods seen confused, stumbling on police dashcam video

Woods, 41, was arrested on Memorial Day after police in Jupiter discovered the golfer just after 2 a.m. asleep in his auto, which was stopped in the right lane of the road. Police said Woods agreed to a urine test. Woods was unable to follow a light with his eyes when asked to do so. With the release of this police dashcam video of his arrest sure to haunt him years to come, how will Tiger come back from this one? The video shows the golfer in a shall we say ...

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Durant adds more star power to NBA Finals

Small forward Kevin Durant (25.2 average) is a new part of the mix while point guard Stephen Curry (28.6) has once again been leading the postseason charge. Of the seven that picked the Warriors , one picked them in six games, five picked them in five games, and one picked them in four games. "I don't like to be satisfied too much", James said .

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Cole: Lions devising formula to blunt All Blacks' threats

He knows it is a challenge of an altogether higher order to that of 2013, when he brought "Warrenball" and his "slabs of red meat" to Australia and won the series 2-1. In some ways it shows up the incredible contrast between today's professionals and the amateurs who played 26 games over three months, being beaten black and blue in the process, all for 75 pence per day expenses.

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Is LeBron James a good bet on the NBA's biggest stage?

As for looking at the regular-season series between the Cavs and Warriors , a 1-1 split, there's no much to glean from there. In fact, while LeBron was going through his odd mood in Cleveland against the Celtics, the guy who finished off Boston was Kyrie Irving .

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Tamim century lifts Bangladesh to 305-6 against England

Eoin Morgan's men have come a long way in a short space of time since a humiliating first-round exit at the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand saw them labelled "an analogue team in a digital age". I don't see it as too big an issue". " One of the strongest parts of reinforcing the way that we play and the freedom in which we play with is backing that up with selection ", he explained.

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IPL 10 Prediction: Qualifier 2 - MI V/s KKR

However, all that is done and dusted now, as today is another opportunity for both teams to secure a place in the final of IPL 2017. His big opportunity arrived in Qualifier 1 against Rising Pune Supergiant , when he replaced the out-of-form Harbhajan.

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Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot

Plate umpire Roberto Ortiz initially ruled interference and awarded an out, but the crew then convened and reversed that decision, keeping Sogard at the plate. Mets C Rene Rivera, plunked by a pitch on the right wrist Monday, was hit in the mask by foul balls in the first, second and fourth. The Mets said the offending employee would not be the mascot again and that someone else filled the role for this game.

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Roberto Mancini to coach Russian club Zenit St. Petersburg

Mancini described his first job since leaving Inter Milan last August as "a new adventure" in comments on Twitter on Thursday. "He is a top coach, I know". Mancini joins amid a broader shake-up at Zenit, with a new chief executive and other changes of key backroom staff. But the Italian, who won the Premier League title during his spell at Manchester City , will now embark on a new challenge in Russian Federation.

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Ravens CB Young tears ACL, could be lost for 2017 season

Drafted in the fourth round out of Temple past year, Young played in all 16 games as a rookie and made 11 starts. The fourth-round pick also returned a blocked extra point all the way to the opposite end zone for two points in a Week 2 win over the Cleveland Browns.

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Go Tribe! Kluber shines as Indians blank A's 8-0

Oakland starter Sonny Gray (2-2) pitched 4 2/3 innings, allowing seven runs on nine hits with three strikeouts and two walks. And, once-certain conclusion that breaking pitches increase strain on the arm is also no longer an accepted fact, as the stress of throwing at higher velocities has a closer correlation to arm injuries .

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Can The Cavs Upset The Warriors? [AUDIO]

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shoots the basketball against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the first quarter at Oracle Arena. "But at the end of the day winning a championship is winning a championship". During finals past year, the bench made a big difference in that Game 7 victory.

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Schlossman: Carter Rowney two wins away from the Cup

Rinne was chased from the Nashville net, and Pittsburgh took Game 2 by a 4-1 final. The Penguins beat Rinne four times on just 11 shots in Game 1 and scored four goals on 25 shots Wednesday for their 2-0 series lead. The winning team went almost two full periods without a shot. A style that now has the Penguins two victories away from the cusp of a dynasty.

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Check out this cool 'Steph Curry NBA edition' phone

SMALL FORWARD: Kevin Durant vs. LeBron James . The first three games were decided by six or fewer before the Cavaliers rolled to a 114-91 victory in Boston on April 5, a win that at the time had the defending champions in the driver's seat for the No.

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Sam Warburton to captain British and Irish Lions in tour opener

It's all about winning at this level. "The only thing we're disappointed in on the domestic side is the preparation time, we're trying to fit six weeks' preparation into a couple of weeks with only part of our squad", said Spencer. The physios and the medical team are the most important people on tour. Gatland and captain Sam Warburton were given Hongi greetings while it was up to the Wales flanker to formally accept the All Blacks' challenge during the powhiri ceremony.

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Breaking Down Rafa's French Open Bracket After Two Wins

A year after he was forced to pull out of the French Open due to a left wrist injury on the eve of his third-round match, Rafael "Rafa" Nadal returns to the French clay courts in top form as the favourite to win the Roland Garros title (his tenth) this year.

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Cooler heads prevail: A different Mr. Met back at ballpark

The social media wags will soon have a new online piñata to whack, and Mets fans will focus on the current season-a disappointing campaign or a thrilling second-half turnaround. Brew Crew starter Junior Guerra gave up four hits and walked three over six scoreless frames to get the win. The general manager of the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s, the Mets' top minor league affiliate, tweeted that "unfortunately" their mascot "Cosmo is not eligible for a call-up to NY".

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Raikkonen struggling to understand Ferrari's Monaco strategy

Three-time F1 champion Lewis Hamilton , who was embroiled in several hard moments with his former Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in the last three years, is certain Ferrari has made Vettel their priority. This was such an intense race . I can understand Kimi is not happy. As a matter of fact, I think we have been that since the beginning of the season.

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Alonso: Indy 500 pole was possible

After only his eighth day on an oval, Alonso managed to put himself in contention for next weekend's race win _ with a chance to claim the second jewel in racing's triple crown from the middle of the second row. Nobody else in the five-car stable will start higher than two-time victor Juan Pablo Montoya at No. 18, the outside of Row 6 . Dixon is the 2008 Indy 500 victor and a longtime Chip Ganassi Racing teammate of the retired Franchitti.

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Djokovic cruises into French Open third round

But I understand the word "hard" means other things in the world . The world's best tennis players must gang up on Rafa Nadal , and agree on a collective policy to slay the Spaniard at Roland Garros , triple champion and former world number one Mats Wilander told Reuters on Wednesday.

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Martina Navratilova calls Margaret Court 'homophobe' over linking trans kids to Hitler

We celebrate free speech, but that doesn't mean it is free of consequences - not punishment, but consequences. In case you hadn't heard, last week tennis great Margaret Court made it clear she had no love for the LGBT community by decreeing she would stop using Qantas Airlines due to their support of same sex marriage .

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French Open 2017: Top seed Kerber crashes out in opening round

The second Grand Slam of the season begins on the weekend.Friday's French Open draw saw Germany's Angelique Kerber matched up against the experienced Ekaterina Makarova in the first round. Kvitova raced into a 3-0 lead and had three break points in the fourth game before Boserup finally got on the scoreboard. But that was about it. "It was really tough".

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Hometown heartbreak for Kell Brook as Errol Spence claims welterweight title

Spence Jr landed two crisp counter left hands in the seventh and despite moments of success from Brook, the unbeaten American took over and started to get into a clinical rhythm. "I got caught in the eye", Brook explained after. Spence Jr - who has not looked back since losing in the 2012 Olympic quarter-finals - has been called the "real deal" by American boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard and forced the referee to stop the fight in the 11th round after an absorbing no-holds barred contest.

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Jared Payne withdrawn from Lions opening match

The Lions touched down in Auckland on Wednesday and now have just over three weeks to prepare for the first Test at Eden Park on June 24. "Ideally we'd love to win each of those games but so long as we are getting better and better after each fixture then that's good", he said.

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Joe Root bats through pain to guide England to victory over Bangladesh

Virat Kohli leads a vastly experienced India side that includes former skipper MS Dhoni, one of eight players who helped win the tournament four years ago. So, are the Australians playing the Champions Trophy against the backdrop of a pay dispute, or is the pay dispute in the foreground and the Champions Trophy the backdrop? The veteran batsman also praised Kohli for his attacking game and said its good to see him playing like this.


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