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After celebrating homer, Yasiel Puig aims obscene gesture toward fans in Cleveland

Perez furthered the offensive effort with his first home run of the year, a 430-foot solo shot to the bleachers in left field. "I was 3-0 to a couple guys". Chris Taylor led off with a single. Rather than wait until the eighth inning on Thursday, the Dodgers will try to tally some early runs against Josh Tomlin , who has a 5.73 ERA in 12 starts.

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Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is incredible, says Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant and Curry said they received messages from Obama after beating Cleveland on Monday. The Cavaliers' best strategy might be to continue to convince veteran players to sign contracts worth the minimum for a chance to compete for a championship.

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Paul George not planning on talking with LeBron this summer

The latest update comes from Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders , who tweeted that there is "no sense of [George] being shopped let alone dealt" on the night of the 2017 NBA Draft . 7 seed in the final week of the regular season. James has a prominent voice within the Cavs organization and free agents join their team because they get to play with James.

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Prime Minister breaks promise to keep Grenfell Tower survivors in the area

London Police Commander Stuart Cundy said the toll of 58 represented those who were missing and presumed dead from a fire which ripped through the 24-storey social housing block as residents slept in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

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5 reasons why Diego Costa should not sign for Atletico Madrid

It's suggested that Romelu Lukaku is close to sealing a £70m move to Stamford Bridge , thus why Conte sent that well-publicised text to Diego Costa last week informing him that he didn't form part of his plans at Chelsea moving forward.

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Thomas shoots 63, trails Harman by 1 in US Open

Then there was the Par-5 18th hole. On the 331-yard second hole, his drive was 46 feet short of the hole and, again, he got up and down. But three costly bogeys on the back nine left Johnson needing to pick up strokes down the stretch which proved beyond him.

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Arthur confident India 'aberration' behind Pakistan

In all ICC tournaments including the ODI World Cup, Champions Trophy and the World Twenty20, the sub-continental rivals have met 15 times with India emerging victorious on 12 occasions. But few would dispute that India-Pakistan is now the world game's premier contest-certainly not the ICC who, by their own admission, now fix the draw at their events to ensure the Asian giants meet in the group phase.

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India bowl against Pakistan in Champions Trophy final

It was exactly two weeks ago when the Virat Kohli-led side thrashed Pakistan by 124 runs in their opening match of the eight-team marquee event at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham. Kohli is confident that his middle-order comprising Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav and Hardik Pandya , that has gone untested so far, will come good if ‘Law of Averages catches up with them.

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Dustin Johnson: Timing of baby 'worked out' perfectly for US Open schedule

I just slide down on my butt (smiling). "It sets up really well for me, especially if I'm driving it like I did today". The conditions were 100 per cent and as good as they could be, but you have to still go out and find the fairways which Fowler did.

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Rory Best to captain Lions against Chiefs

Maori's misery at slipping further behind was compounded soon after; Tawera Kerr-Barlow's unsafe tackle on Halfpenny in the 48th minute was predictably punished with a yellow card by referee Peyper, who awarded the Lions a penalty try three minutes later after the Maori turned the ball illegally.

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ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Weather forecast for Pakistan vs India final

Rumman Raees made way for Amir. India lost their lengths, forgot their plans and with R Ashwin bowling like he has done for a long while in coloured clothing - rubbish - the two Pakistan openers were able to get the run-scoring going easily.

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UFC's Conor McGregor will fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Aug. 26

And of course, with the fight being signed and good to go, bookies are now starting to take some serious action on the fight. Both men are expected to receive in excess of $100 million for the historic fight, but the terms of the deal have not yet been divulged.

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Johnny Miller reacts to Justin Thomas' record-breaking 63 at Erin Hills

Nearly an inch of rain fell on the course overnight and Reed, who beat Rory McIlroy in the opening singles at Hazeltine past year, was one of many players to take advantage in pursuit of his first major title. "But it isn't a U.S. Open course that I'm familiar with the way it was set up". Torrential rain that doused the 7,818-yard layout at Erin Hills overnight presented the field with a feast of birdie chances, transforming the leaderboard into a sea of red as dusk fell.

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Birdies, bogeys and the eagle in Justin Thomas' 63

He also could become the first left-hander to win a U.S. Open. There never have been nine straight Opens without a playoff. The ovation I got going up 18 (which he bogeyed, by the way) is unbelievable. What's more, this course had seemed a ideal match for the considerable skills of No. 1 Dustin Johnson , No. 2 Rory McIlroy and No. 3 Jason Day .

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Justin Thomas breaking records at US Open

Casey's five birdies were one short of the U.S. Open record last matched the day before by Adam Hadwin. Johnson came in with 73, but that was not almost enough, as he finished at 4-over 148 when 145 or better was needed to advance. "And I showed what I can do". He has birdied three of his last four holes. What followed was spectacular, Thomas hitting a high cut to eight feet before rolling in his eagle putt for an unprecedented nine-under 63.

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Justin Thomas sets single round record at US Open

Thomas shot a 9-under-par 63 in the third round at Erin Hills , the lowest score in relation to par in U.S. Open history. Thomas became the fifth player to shoot 63 in a U.S. "I'm looking forward to hearing about that when I get back to the house since J.T. and I are staying together", said Fowler. "This is my first time in contention in a major, so whatever happens I'll be doing my best and seeing how well I can finish".

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Harman leads through 54 holes at US Open

The 30-year-old from Georgia had never gone past the second round in a US Open before this year, missing the cut on his two previous visits in 2012 and 2015. "I hope the moment will come as soon as possible". If I wake up with the same feelings tomorrow I'm going to have a chance. "Yeah, 12 under, I'd have about a 10-shot lead in most Opens", he said.

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Penguins' Nick Bonino Played Through Broken Leg In Stanley Cup Final

Hope you didn't get salmonella. Can I guess that you've already had a few of those moments? "I talked at the start of the season about keeping two goalies". It's impressive to watch the confidence be restored in Preds players after a bump in the road, it's as if they're saying along with the fans, "that's right, we can do this".

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Mourinho pushes Man Utd to prise Dier from Spurs

It's claimed that, having missed out on Hull's Harry Maguire to Leicester, Mauricio Pochettino is now pursuing other centre backs, with Smalling believed to be available after Lindelof's arrival. However, the report notes that Smalling could be offered up in a deal from United to land Spurs midfielder Eric Dier , given that the Red Devils are attempting to drive down Tottenham's whopping £50million asking price on the defender's head.

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ICC Champions Trophy Final: 'Colonial' rivals to fight for glory

Imran tweeted the team a good luck message to his 5.5m followers. "They have worked very hard to stand where they are in the final and I'm sure all the players will come out and give their best", he said. One can also gamble on many other aspects of the game, such as 10-over score by each team or even total scores by both. "Credit to them, they've turned around things for themselves really well".

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Unchanged India line-up for Champions Trophy final, hints Kohli

SPORT360 MATCH PREDICTION: With the experience in their team and the fact that they won the match between the two teams during the group stages, India go into the final as favourites. Babar came out of the opener's shadows, but after Shoaib Malik and he holed out in the off-side deep, Hafeez (57no) hit four fours and three sixes to turn Pakistan's promise into the 300-plus substance required against India's powerhouse batting line-up in these run-fest conditions .

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Golden Knights 'willing to negotiate deals' so National Hockey League teams can protect assets

Now, General Manager George McPhee and his staff will continue to have discussions with the other 30 National Hockey League clubs. There was the hiring of general manger George McPhee and coach Gerard Gallant , the building of a new arena on the Las Vegas Strip, the announcement of an AHL affiliate, and of course, the reveal of the team name: Vegas Golden Knights.

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Favourites India take on Pak in big clash today

One of the keys to winning big games is each player being able to disregard all the outside distractions and focus on his role in the team . In the decades to follow, India's domination over Pakistan in ICC events would continue to grow.

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Football rule-makers consider 30 minute halves to radically change lovely game

Reducing play time and allowing players to take a free kick or a corner themselves are amongst some of the radical changes to football are being proposed by the International Football Association Board (IFAB). "The underlying philosophy of " Play Fair " is a call to the conscience of everyone involved in football", said a statement on the IFAB website. Football has evolved in the past few decades and a number of rules have been changed for improving the game - such as the introduction of ...

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At US Open, Justin Thomas sets scoring record

One shot back. Jamie Lovemark. "But, obviously, I enjoyed going low". Without Spieth, McIlroy, Day or Johnson to compete with him at the top of the leaderboard, there will never be a better time than now for Fowler to win his first major. Fowler likes his chances of breaking his major duck on Sunday. Because of that you can go out and play some great golf but you have a bunch of guys out there that can play some good golf as well.

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US Open snippets from third round at Erin Hills

The round was littered with some unbelievable approach shots and long putts as Thomas took advantage of overnight rains to move to 11-under, one shot off the lead by Brian Harman . Vijay Singh was the last player to do so during the second round of the 2003 U.S. Open at Olympia Fields. Unusual U.S. Open. Frustrating to many.

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Kohli impressed by Pakistan turnaround

India's batting line-up, as expected, has fired big time in this tournament with Shikhar Dhawan (317 runs) and Rohit Sharma (304 runs) topping the run charts. "The way the players dragged themselves off the canvas after the beating at Edgbaston was fantastic. they've been really special". Hasan Ali has truly risen to the occasion and comes into the final as the tournament's best bowler, with 10 wickets to his name already.

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Pakistan's Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final

Earlier, Kohli had said that the Group Stage game would not have any relevance in what he expects to be a very exciting summit clash. Last time, it was in 2007 when India and Pakistan had battled for a major ICC trophy and it was MS Dhoni and his men who had walked out of the park with a smile on their faces.

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Ramon Calderon: "Alvaro Morata is not happy at Real Madrid"

Ronaldo has reportedly told his Portugal teammates that he is "determined" to walk away from Real Madrid and "there is no going back" after it first emerged on Friday morning that he wants to leave the club. Madrid have expressed "full confidence" in Ronaldo and believe he will be proved innocent of any wrongdoing, but nonetheless he is claimed to have made an " irreversible decision " to leave Santiago Bernabeu.

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Russian Federation vs. New Zealand opens Confederations Cup

The hosts finished the game with 60 percent possession, and 14 shots to New Zealand's five. It is never wise to disobey Vladimir Putin and Russia's players ensured his midweek warning was not ignored as they kicked off the Confederations Cup in style, beating New Zealand with a performance far more emphatic than the 2-0 scoreline suggested.

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India win toss, elect to field

Earlier, Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and as expected chose to bowl first in Champions Trophy final against Pakistan , here at The Oval . "We have the attack to restrict them or defend against them". Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur: "They've [his team] been outstanding, the way they've prepared, the way they dragged themselves off the canvas after the beating at Edgbaston [against India], was awesome".

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Thomas shoots 63, trails Harman by 1 at US Open

There are 68 players who made the cut at the U.S. Open , but a whopping 42 of them are under par. Conditions for the final day in Wisconsin are expected to be more blustery, but Fleetwood added: "I'll be happy if it blows, I don't mind either way".

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Brian Harman sits atop a crowded US Open leaderboard after third round

And so forgive Johnny for not being ready to cede the spotlight just yet. Rickie Fowler has some company on top of the U.S. Open leaderboard. McIlroy said he would be hitting the practice ground this weekend. Open". The superstar shot a one-under 71 in his second round as his challenge for the title evaporated. "I've been working with my coach, just sitting there and thinking, all right, let's go out and try to make a good golf swing and try to make a good putt".

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Security under spotlight at Russia's Confed Cup

Putin expressed confidence that the foreign visitors would see Russian Federation as a welcoming and outward-looking state. Russian Federation had managed just three wins in their past 15 games and scored only twice during a disappointing European Championships last summer.

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Canterbury Crusaders preparing for tough encounter against Lions

British and Irish Lions boss Warren Gatland insists the gulf in quality between New Zealand's Super Rugby squads and the All Blacks isn't all that large, despite his side going down to the conference's weakest outfit on Wednesday. "They've got to do what they've got to do and they'll be shutting out everything to get some belief back, or build their belief, and get some respect".


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