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Manchester City confirm £34.9m Ederson signing from Benfica

Speaking to the club's official website he said: "I like everything about Manchester City ". City have already splashed out around £75million, while also being linked with a £40m move for Tottenham's Kyle Walker, so a £40m move for Mendy may be unachievable.

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NBA Finals: Three Ways The Cleveland Cavaliers Can Win Game 3

You could press the B button (I think, I was five years old at the time ) and do a spin move over and over again and not only would your player avoid a dizzy spell, he was virtually untackle-able. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against the Golden State Warriors during the first half of Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland , Wednesday, June 7, 2017 .

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The best reactions to the Warriors' soul-crushing win in Cleveland

Game 4 is Friday night. Up 3-0 in the best-of-seven series, the Warriors can win their second title in three seasons and become the first team in National Basketball Association history to go through the playoffs without a loss with a win in Game 4 on Friday night in Cleveland.

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Simona Halep's incredible comeback sets up French Open semifinal vs. Karolina Pliskova

A rejuvenated Halep clinched the second set with a forehand victor and predictably swept through the decider as Svitolina's spirit sagged, sealing victory with an ace. In the last match between these two, Halep broke four times and Pliskova couldn't do anything on the return. The women's semi-finals are set at Roland Garros with the World No.

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Odell Beckham Jr. explains reason behind skipping Giants voluntary offseason workouts

Beckham is scheduled to make $1.8 million this season under the terms of his rookie contract. But ESPN's Jordan Raanan tweeted out just a few hours ago that the "idea the Giants have a steadfast rule that they won't negotiate until final year of deals is flawed".

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Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs 118-113 in Game 3

He whiffed in three tries in Miami during his first crack at it in 2012. The Warriors also have a chance to be No. 2 in ANY season. Wednesday night, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving seemingly gave every ounce of energy they had to help get the defending league champions back in the series.

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LeBron's best not good enough in crushing loss to Warriors

Maybe not. But the Warriors defeated the Cavaliers 118-113 in Game 3 of the Finals on Wednesday because Durant drilled the biggest shot of his career, shining last in an instant classic featuring big nights from a long list of superstars.

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Patriots, Julian Edelman agree to multi-year contract extension

NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports that Edelman and the Patriots are "moving toward a contract extension". Edelman is set to make just $3 million in base salary in 2017, which is an incredible value for the type of production he puts out.

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Virat Kohli wants India to be ruthless in finishing games

India now must beat South Africa on Sunday in order to qualify for the semifinals. Lanka will miss their veteran opener Upul Tharanga versus India who is serving a two match suspension, as stand-in-skipper for the slow over-rate against South Africa on Saturday.

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Eden Hazard fractures ankle, leaving Belgium and Chelsea waiting on a prognosis

The Chelsea winger will require surgery and could be out for up to three months. Chelsea star Eden Hazard is reportedly at risk of missing the start of next season after fracturing his ankle in training with Belgium . Hazard, 26, suffered the injury during a training session while on global duty with Belgium on Sunday. 'In football you never know, but at the moment it's not in my mind.

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Golden State Warriors get past Cleveland Cavaliers again in NBA Finals

The Golden State Warriors are one win away from completing a historic 16-0 run through the playoffs and lead the Cavs 3-0 after a 118-113 victory . That ended Cleveland's hopes - and all but certainly ensured the Warriors will be crowned National Basketball Association champions in the coming days.

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Takeaways from Warriors vs. Cavaliers NBA Finals Game 3

Curry hit a layup and after both James and Irving missed for the Cavs , Durant dropped his late shot that could be the one most remembered in this magnificent run by the Warriors . With two minutes remaining, the Warriors found themselves trailing by four points, and that's when Durant began to craft his legacy. "For us to win", Lue said, "I knew I had to give LeBron at least a two-minute blow in that first quarter because in the second half he might not get a blow.

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New England Patriots Bill Belichick avoids questions about Tom Brady's alleged concussion

While the draft remains the prime vehicle for rebuilding a squad, if Belichick's maneuvers result in another tremendous season (possibly culminating in another Super Bowl as has been speculated), that could be the straw that breaks the camel's back on yet another league wide paradigm shift.

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Djokovic stunned by Thiem in French Open quarters

Djokovic won just eight points and made 12 errors in the final set of his quarter-final, which lasted 20 minutes. Nishikori knocked Murray out of the US Open in a five-set quarterfinals a year ago but insisted he couldn't remember it. Djokovic arrived in Paris with Andre Agassi as his new coach but the American legend wasn't on hand to witness Wednesday's painful exit on Suzanne Lenglen court.

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Trump lawyer denies president demanded loyalty, calls Comey a 'leaker'

Fired FBI chief James Comey takes center stage Thursday in a dramatic day of testimony on a probe into Russian meddling in the United States election that is shaking the foundations of Donald Trump's presidency. "He is a good guy". The hearing could have significant repercussions for Trump's presidency as special counsel Robert Mueller and several congressional committees investigate alleged Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election and whether Trump's campaign ...

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Maggie Nichols thanks Bob Stoops for service at Oklahoma

I feel the timing is flawless to hand over the reins. Offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley , 33, is getting a promotion, making him the youngest head coach in FBS. Former Sooners cornerback Aaron Colvin, now with the Jacksonville Jaguars in the National Football League, took to Instagram to thank Stoops. And they just built a multi-million-dollar locker room and training facility that will nearly certainly give them a big boost in recruiting.

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North Korea Launches Several Anti-Ship Cruise Missiles in Latest Test-Firing

We underscore the need for [the] DPRK to comply with its worldwide obligations under relevant UNSC resolutions, and call for the recommencement of constructive dialogue to defuse tensions in the region". Cruise missile tests do not contravene United Nations regulations, Korea Defence Network analyst Lee Il-Woo told AFP, adding they were "much slower than ballistic missiles and can be shot down by anti-aircraft guns".

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Murray books Wawrinka showdown; Nadal moves into semifinal

The clay courts of Roland Garros host the second Grand Slam of the season. "It's unbelievable how hard it is to go deep in a grand slam because you have to play the best guys round after round and it's not getting easier on Friday", Thiem said, referring to Nadal .

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Red Sox P Rodriguez (knee) to 10-day DL

The game looked like it would be a slugfest after the teams combined for five runs and six hits in the first frame. Sale had not allowed a first inning run over his previous 11 starts this year. "It was a great block". He made a good block, the guy was off, and he was aggressive. "I was glad I was able to take that step", Tillman said. "I think he found his way and got through".

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Warriors rally for 3-0 series lead

The Warriors improved to 15-0 in the playoffs because they had enough firepower to overcome James's 39 points and Irving's 38 and because the biggest difference maker of the series, Kevin Durant , hit that game-changing three that was a dagger through the hearts of the Cavs .

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Pliskova reaches semifinals of the French Open

Djokovic entered the day having won all five previous matches - and 11 of 12 sets - against Thiem, including in the French Open semifinals a year ago. "Tanking" is referred to in tennis when a player shows little or no enthusiasm to contest points, particularly when the match is of a one-sided nature.

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Warriors Rally to Beat Cavs in Game 3 of NBA Finals

Durant, though, was not going to be denied. Durant's line: 31 points (10-of-18, 4-of-7, 7-of-8), eight rebounds and four assists. Cleveland had looked like they might prevail when they were ahead by six points with three minutes to play but Kevin Durant led the Warriors on an impressive 11-0 run to close out the game.

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Marin Cilic: breaking down his chances at a French Open title

He needed four sets to get past Andrey Kuznetsov and Martin Klizan in the first two rounds. After losing the first six games, Kei Nishikori quickly turned things around and advanced to the quarterfinals of the French Open by beating Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0.

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Juventus coach Allegri renews contract until 2020

But Allegri - who had been sacked by AC Milan earlier that year - defied all the odds and actually improved the side. He was unable to help his team beat Real Madrid in the Champions League final in Cardiff last weekend but the club insists the future is bright under the Italian.

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Kellogg's suing tennis player over Special K nickname

Court proceedings have been initiated by the company to protect the Special K trademark, which it has owned in Australia for 59 years as the 21-year-old began plans to use the brand on his own clothing and other merchandise. The BBC, meanwhile, was told : "The Kokkinakis Company has applied to register Special K as a trademark and we are defending our trademark". He and fellow Australian Nick Kyrgios have teamed up in doubles since they were juniors.

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NBA Players React To Game 3 of the 2017 Finals

There were numerous reports Wednesday that Irving has been suffering an injury to his surgically repaired right knee. In the first two games, Irving shot 40 percent. "They took care of home court". "We have a huge hurdle to get over tomorrow", Warriors guard Stephen Curry said of Wednesday's Game Three. "She had a great idea for me", he said.

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Cavaliers vs. Warriors, Game 3

But that hasn't stopped LeBron James from scoring a cumulative 57 points. Start engraving the Finals MVP trophy with his name on it. Durant, the star through the first two games, saved his best for last, finishing with 31 points, eight rebounds and four assists, no basket bigger than that three-pointer to take the lead with 35 seconds to go.

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Herculean LeBron effort not enough for Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers came into the third game of the NBA Finals in a dispiriting but familiar position after two Golden State blowouts. And, the first quarter in which the Warriors outscored the Cavs 40-34 and the teams combined for 130 possessions, was the fastest James' career - regular or postseason - spanning 5,100 quarters.

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Stunning Sri Lanka shock India

And the teams are out for the national anthem. India and Sri Lanka both clash on Thursday for their second match in group B. The match will start shortly and the toss has been won by Sri Lanka . It's two years since both Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara quit ODIs post the 2015 World Cup but Sri Lanka have not been able to single out even a couple of players, who can show steely resolve.

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Dabrowski-Bopanna win mixed doubles title at French Open

She also becomes the first Grand Slam champion to have played in the Koser Jewelers' Pro Circuit tournament in Landisville. It was the only second time that the 37-year-old from Bengaluru made it to finals of the grand slam event. I'm super happy and excited to play (Thursday). Rohan Bopanna in action at the French Open. Asked if this win erases all regrets over getting close to Grand Slam title twice but not winning and also not winning an Olympic medal in Rio, where he and Sania ...

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Alvaro Morata on James Rodriguez: 'Maybe we'll be teammates next year'

The Europa League victor have generated 60 million pounds more than both Spanish giants Barcelona and Madrid, the Mirror reported. "Alvaro is a player who wants to play a more important role". Barcelona, meanwhile, came in second with a worth of $3.64bn (RM15.5bn), while Real Madrid declined $3.58b (RM15.2bn) into third. "We have not received any offers from France".

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Defending Champ Djokovic Falls To Thiem In Quarter-Finals

Djokovic, who turned 30 last month, will drop outside the top two for the first time since march 2011 on Monday - quite a contrast to a year ago when his domination of men's tennis was complete after winning the French Open for the first time .

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Tehran attackers IS recruits from Iran

The assailants who carried out the two deadly attacks in Tehran resulting in the deaths of 13 people were Iranians who were recruited by the Islamic State (IS) terror group, a top security official said on Thursday. Iran's Intelligence Ministry said Thursday it will soon release the names and pictures of the gunmen involved in the terrorist attacks, all of whom were killed on Wednesday, Tasnim reported.

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Ryan Lochte, Kayla Rae Reid welcome baby boy

Lochte later took to Instagram to express his joy as a new dad. "Can't stop crying from tears of joy", Lochte said in the post. The Olympic gold medalist, 32, and his fiancee revealed they were expecting a child in December previous year (16), two months after their engagement.

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Golden State one win from title

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving couldn't be stopped. Cleveland went scoreless over the game's final 3:09. "It's a dramatic situation to be in", James said of the mountain his team has to climb if they want to win a second-straight National Basketball Association title, "but it is what it is".


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