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Swanson hustles for double, Ruiz lifts Braves over Mets 3-2

But finding playing time for outfielders isn't the biggest problem Collins and the Mets are going to have when Cespedes returns. With so very little news provided from the team in these latest New York Mets rumors, it would be a guess to state when the team will activate Yoenis Cespedes from the disabled list.

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Artemis Racing reaches America's Cup challenger finals

Among the six teams vying for the oldest trophy in worldwide sport in Bermuda this month, 26 crew members have competed in the Olympics, many winning medals in sailing and others in sports such as rowing and cycling. "We didn't ultimately get that America's Cup home", he said. Outteridge and Iain Jensen, an Artemis crewman, won the gold medal in the 49er class in the 2012 Olympics, with Burling and Blair Tuke, also a Team New Zealand crewman, taking the silver.

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French Open final 'a nice gift' for Ostapenko

Jelena Ostapenko, who has yet to win a Tour title, is one away from picking up her first grand slam crown after a 7-6, 3-6, 6-3 victory against Timea Bacsinszky in an epic semi-final at the French Open on Thursday. Halep won 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to reach her second Grand Slam final, having finished runner-up here to Maria Sharapova in 2014. Pliskova tallied 33 winners and 31 unforced errors in the final two sets, so it was the first set that cost her.

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Wawrinka comes back to beat Murray, reach French Open final

That was a very high-intensity match, with a lot of long points. "It was not like I was far away from winning the match", said Murray . Wawrinka hadn't dropped a single set enroute to the the semifinal at the Philippe-Chatrier court, while Murray had been stretched to four sets in the Round one and two.

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Watch LeBron James Pass To Him Himself Off Backboard For Huge Dunk

James has been named the Finals MVP on three different occasions. James already has left Cleveland once for four seasons with the Miami Heat, and returned in 2014. LeBron James also made the record books, turning in his second triple-double of this series and his ninth overall in the Finals. LeBron James might be considering leaving Cleveland again and heading for the West Coast, according to a report in The Ringer .

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LeBron, Cavs end Warriors flawless post-season run in Game 4

Cleveland were powerless to stop it as a Durant three turned the lead over, before the hosts defended poorly, then turned it over immediately from an inbound to ensure there was no way back into the ball game in the dying seconds. LeBron James and Kyrie Irving were spectacular. That was the case for a good chunk of Game 3 , but the Cavs faltered in the final few minutes.

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Murray philosophical after French Open semi-final defeat to Wawrinka

There were plenty of opportunities to break in the penultimate set, but with neither player able to capitalise, a tie-break loomed large for the second time in the semifinal. The win in Melbourne was his first after 11 straight losses against Nadal. "If I did it, probably somebody else gonna do it, because I don't consider myself very special", he said.

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5th New England Patriots Super Bowl Ring revealed

The ring presented on Friday night has the likeness of the Patriots' five Lombardi Trophies on it. Players arrived at Kraft's house for a ceremony, which included a red carpet. An image of the lighthouse and bridge, which form Gillette Stadium's signature view, are accented with the years of each of the Patriots' previous Super Bowl victories.

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Starc restricts Bangladesh to 182 at Oval

Tamim Iqbal and former captain Mahmudullah led the batting but the bowlers could not complement the good work as England chased the challenging 306-run target with remarkable ease. "They were pretty fiery in the nets", Smith said of his bowlers. · Australia have won 18 of their previous 19 ODIs against Bangladesh , a five-wicket defeat in Cardiff in 2005 the only blemish in this run.

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LeBron not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse

The Thunder and the Boston Celtics made valiant pitches, but the opportunity to play on arguably the best team in National Basketball Association history with the likes of Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green was too good for Durant pass up.

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Sharp pulls into tie for lead after 2nd round at Cambridge

They were three shots off the lead. Pettersen, who recently lost her yardage book for the course , and had to write notes from scratch this week, said she trusted her eye and it paid off with six birdies over one eight-hole stretch. Marchand, a native of Orangeville, Ont., has been plying her trade on the Symetra Tour this year, where her best finish is a tie for 11th. World No.

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Fuglsang wins thrilling stage 6 at Criterium; Porte leads

Fabio Aru, who was first atop the demanding ascent up the Mont du Chat (8.7 km at 10.3 per cent) after attacking some 4km from the top, was caught in the descent by Tour de France champion Froome, Porte and his team-mate Fuglsang. Spain's Alejandro Valverde (Movistar), whose early attack in the Mont du Chat backfired, is fourth, 1min 20secs behind, after conceding 50 seconds.

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Several Cavaliers 'Highly Agitated' By Stephen Curry's Game 3 Squat

The reactions in certain situations ... (You may know her as " the real MVP .") Their moment of joy was captured by NBC Sports Bay Area, which shared it on Instagram. Prior to the January 2016 regular-season matchup between the two teams at Quicken Loans Arena, Curry asked if the visitor's locker room still smelled like champagne.

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When is post time for the Belmont Stakes?

Kentucky Derby winning trainer Todd Pletcher will saddle two horse in the Belmont, but Tapwrit is the one I expect to run well. "Anytime you can position yourself to where you've got a chance in one of these big races, it's exciting", McPeek said.

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Samba enthusiast Ostapenko finds feet at French Open

The teen will play against 30th-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland in the semifinals at Roland Garros. Swiss Bacsinszky also won the first set 6-4 against local favorite Kristina Mladenovic on the Philippe-Chatrier Court when the rain began to pour down around 3:27 p.m.

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Brazil, Argentina finalise preparations at the MCG [GALLERY]

They noted that new Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli confirmed yesterday at a press conference that Barcelona superstar Messi and Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi will not travel with the rest of the team to Singapore .

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'Underdogs' Sri Lanka upset India in Champions Trophy

Sangakkara is retired from global duty, but the legendary Sri Lanka batsman is now playing for Surrey and he took the opportunity to spend some time with his country's emerging youngsters before Thursday's crucial clash with India . Mathews must have wondered if that was such a wise move when Lasith Malinga served up a generous offering with the first ball, a short and wide delivery that Sharma caressed to the boundary.

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Penguins crush Predators 6-0

That the secret to his greatness is really no secret at all. The Penguins played fast and with a objective. In theory, yes. But not always in practice. Despite being right there, the official saw no reason to intervene as the players tangled up. Let's assume that a top-four, left-shot defenseman is the top priority outside the organization.

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Tyvis Powell still expected to throw out first pitch at Indians game

Being cut by the Cleveland Browns, of all teams, is even worse. The team released second-year defensive back Tyvis Powell . Powell hopped on Twitter but didn't appear to blame the Browns at all for the untimely transaction and wanted to show he was trying to stay strong on the tough day.

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NBA Finals 2017 Game 4

The NBA's best-of-seven championship was billed as the ultimate grudge match between the league's last two champions and some pundits felt it could go down as one of the most hotly-contested series of all-time. "I want to win just as bad as they do and obviously they probably got a bad taste in their mouth after what happened last year and we had one in our mouth last year from what happened the year before", James said.

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Rinne, Murray have opposite track records

During play it certainly looked like someone threw the water bottle onto the ice, and still does to me, but Crosby is adamant that it slipped. Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final is a can't-miss show and not just for Penguins and Predators fans in Pittsburgh .

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Struggling Cardinals shuffle coaching staff, cut Peralta

Third base coach Chris Maloney has been reassigned within the organization. The St. Louis Cardinals designated infielder Jhonny Peralta for assignment on Friday after suffering through an 0-7 road trip. If we're 10 games over.500 and in first place, these changes aren't going to happen. "This is all a direct result of how we've been playing", third baseman Jedd Gyorko said.

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Griezmann confirms Atletico Madrid stay

The club have been linked to the France worldwide for months now, with widespread reports claiming that the forward was Jose Mourinho's top target. "I've made a decision to stay", Griezmann told the French football programme, Telefoot . Speaking to French television channel Telefoot , Griezmann explained his decision.

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Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli stars as India smash Pakistan

Left-arm fast bowler Wahab Riaz contributed to the team's loss against India in Champions Trophy by giving 87 runs, in 8.4 overs, with not a single wicket. It might all have been so different had Pakistan not dropped two relatively straightforward catches when Yuvraj was on eight and Kohli on 43. "I would say 9 out of 10".

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Emotional Muguruza unhappy with partisan French Open crowd as title defence ends

In other third-round action, former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki beat 18-year-old CiCi Bellis of California 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 in a match suspended late in the second set Friday night; and No. Her best French Open showing was in 2002 when she lost to her sister Serena in the final. How right those folks were. Mladenovic often played to the fans, waving her arms to ask for more noise.

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Royals' Moustakas homers to halt Astros' win streak at 11

He was done after 85 pitches. It was the only run allowed Hammel, the Astros had four hits against Hammel over seven innings. Lorenzo Cain's triple ended McCuller's no-hit bid. He hit six total home runs during the 2013 and 2015 seasons. Yuli Gurriel , who had three hits, contributed a two-run single in the Astros' third, giving him 12 RBIs during a seven-game hitting streak.

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Nadal storms into quarters, Pliskova through to last 16

Second seed Karolina Pliskova and third seed Simona Halep are the current favorites, and they made it into the quarterfinals, where they'll play on Wednesday. "Sorry for all the families that are suffering". UPSET ALERT: Clay isn't his best surface but Milos Raonic would have expected to beat 20th-seeded Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta - 84 unforced errors later and the Canadian was beaten 4-6 7-6 (7-2) 6-7 (8-6) 6-4 8-6 - by a player who had never previously taken a set from him in three ...

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Halep sets up final clash with Ostapenko

Halep's 6-4 3-6 6-3 victory over pushed the Romanian into her second Roland Garros decider, where she will face explosive Ukrainian Jelena Ostapenko . The unseeded Latvian hit 21 winners and 16 unforced errors as she took the first set 7-6 (4). A title would be sufficient for Halep to achieve that, with a final appearance for Pliskova.

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Sailing-Rising America's Cup demands draw Olympic pedigree

The challenger finals will be a trans-Tasman showdown between Outteridge and Team New Zealand skipper Peter Burling . Artemis won three successive races on Friday to storm to a 4-3 lead in the race to five. "It's a slightly different game, but they're going to be a tough competitor just like Softbank Team Japan . We are really happy to make the final.

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Afghans mourn more than 90 dead in Kabul bomb

The local Afghan hires were working alongside the American contractors who were injured at Camp Eggers, which is a U.S. facility across the street from the Germany embassy. An Interior Ministry spokesman said more than 30 cars and trucks on the street outside were also destroyed . "He also commended Afghan security forces for their steadfast efforts to defend the Afghan people from enemies who would seek to deny them the security and prosperity they so richly deserve", the White House said.

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EU's Juncker says member states need to up defense spending

On June 23 it will be a full year since Britain voted to leave the EU. Worldwide rating agencies, closely monitoring the situation in the United Kingdom, have warned the country's creditworthiness faces a downgrade after the Conservative Party's failure to win a majority in Thursday's general election.

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Qatar rejects baseless "terrorism" list by four Arab states

Sheikh Mohammed is expected in Moscow Saturday to meet Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, and officials said Friday he also spoke with Tillerson by telephone. Tillerson said the blockade was "impairing USA and other global business activities in the region", and had also caused inadvertent humanitarian consequences.

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Bad start but Conte livid with referee

Arsenal , plagued by defensive selection issues, claimed a third FA Cup win in four seasons and 13th in total, making them the outright most successful team in the competition's history ahead of Manchester United. The moment Santi Cazorla was ruled out for the rest of the season, Wenger's tactics should have changed. "Obviously I'm grateful so I want to make sure I try to give something back".

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The Boston Red Sox continue to struggle to hit home runs

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price struggled in his two rehab starts for the AAA-Pawtucket Red Sox . "I feel like it's going to continue to get better", said Price, who strained his left flexor mass muscle on the last day of February.

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Thiem braced for Nadal test after ending Djokovic's reign

He also lost his No. 1 ranking to Andy Murray . Their match is second on Court Philippe Chatrier, after top-ranked Andy Murray takes on No. 3 Stan Wawrinka , the 2015 champion. "I did well considering". I was one tiebreak away from getting to the final when I came in really struggling. "So I have to be proud of that". "I lost my way a little bit", Murray said.


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