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Blackhawks reacquire Saad from Blue Jackets for Panarin

As if all that activity wasn't enough, the Hawks also turned around and traded defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson to the Arizona Coyotes for two younger players. The Russian native has 61 goals and 90 assists in 162 games in the National Hockey League since coming over from the KHL. And while Saad is not in the same category of defensive player, he does play a 200-foot game and had a ton of success in Chicago, where he won two Stanley Cups . Read More

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Magic Johnson welcomes Lonzo Ball to the Lakers

Magic Johnson welcomes Lonzo Ball to the Lakers

BOOM! There really is no other word as the prophecy has come to fruition: UCLA Basketball's Lonzo Ball is officially part of the Los Angeles Lakers' organization. Ball, a Chino Hills native who excelled in his one year with the Bruins, had been widely projected by most experts as the team's likely pick with the No. Read More

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Germany's inexperience highlighted while beating Australia

Germany's inexperience highlighted while beating Australia

Australia will face Germany in a Confederations Cup , Group B soccer. "We don't know why the second half we were so good compared with the first half". "So in the second half, Australia had a bit more possession but I didn't think they had a lot of opportunities and chances". Joachim Low's squad have been preparing with a handful of unusual drills, while Socceroos great Tim Cahill has been drawing inspiration from his finest goal on the worldwide stage. Read More

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Kiwis beat Oracle in America's Cup opener in Bermuda

Kiwis beat Oracle in America's Cup opener in Bermuda

America's Cup defenders Oracle Team USA have five days to find an answer, after they fell 3-0 behind challengers Team NZ off Bermuda this morning (NZ time). he's very confident with the speed of his boat and with that you can compete better", Cammas said, adding that Spithill's ability to come out fighting even when his back is against the wall will count for a lot. Read More

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Russian Federation relieved after passing first World Cup test

Russian Federation relieved after passing first World Cup test

A lovely display by Erokhin and Poloz had set Glushakov through on goal, and the latter's effort was turned in by Boxall to put the hosts ahead in the 31st minute. After New Zealand lost possession in a risky area, Poloz's neat touch released Glushakov, who clipped his finish over Marinovic and off the post before Boxall bundled the ball into his own net as he and Smith frantically tried to clear. Read More

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At a glance: Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trial

At a glance: Last day of the Bill Cosby sex assault trial

Gloria, who, like Cosby, is a Philadelphia native, was a fixture at the sexual assault trial as a show of support for the accusers. "Mr. Cosby's power is back". More than 60 women have come forward to accuse Cosby of sexual misconduct, alleging a pattern of sexual abuse over decades. Former teen actor Barbara Bowman told her story to many media outlets in the years after Constand went public. Read More

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Tributes to Manchester and London terror attack victims at France v England

Tributes to Manchester and London terror attack victims at France v England

The Oasis front man's song " Don't Look Back In Anger " was played prior to the England-France friendly Tuesday in Paris in a show of solidarity between the two nations following the recent terrorist attacks in England . "We've got to find a way to win, especially when they were down to 10 men". England actually started pretty well, crafting a attractive goal for Harry Kane on nine minutes. Read More

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Benitez Has Liverpool Marked On His Premier League Calendar

Benitez Has Liverpool Marked On His Premier League Calendar

Premier League runners-up Tottenham Hotspurs kick off the new campaign away from home with a potentially tough trip to Rafa Benitez's newly-promoted Newcastle . Huddersfield Town's first Premier League match will take place at Crystal Palace . West Ham will play their first three fixtures of the season away because the World Athletics Championships are being held at the London Stadium. Read More

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Arsenal get tough with Alexis Sanchez and deliver brutal transfer ultimatum

Arsenal get tough with Alexis Sanchez and deliver brutal transfer ultimatum

Renowned journalistFernandoSolabarrieta has stunned all the fans by reporting that Alexis Sanchez has decided on his future and confirmed that he will play under ex-manager PepGuardiola at ManchesterCity. Sanchez joined Barca for £30m from Udinese in 2011, before moving to the Emirates Stadium three years later. "If Sanchez wants to go to Bayern fine, as long as we get Lewandowski", said Wright. Read More

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Rafael Nadal wins 10th French Open title

For me the nerves, the adrenaline I feel when I play on this court is impossible to compare to another feeling. " Rafa , I have nothing to say about today - you were too good", Wawrinka said during their trophy presentation. Thank you to the organisers, the other players, to all the people that make this tournament possible. The Spaniard came into the showdown on Philippe-Chatrier by far the fresher man, dropping just 29 games en route to the final, and it showed as he downed the third ... Read More

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Penguins-Predators Game 5 Injury Report

Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette and players pause at the bench during the third period in Game 5 of the team's NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins , Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Pittsburgh . Nashville captured Games 3 and 4 in front of a raucous home crowd and did so, in part, by continuing to stifle the two-headed offensive monster that lines up behind Sidney Crosby . Read More

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Hugo Lloris blunder consigns France to defeat vs. Sweden

Hugo Lloris blunder consigns France to defeat vs. Sweden

The video of Giroud's stunning goal is provided below. Sweden have won nine matches out of last twenty games. The game was starting to warm up and there ought to have been an opener on 35 minutes when Bernard Mendy did superbly down the left before sending in an inviting ball for Olivier Giroud who could not get quite enough on the header. Read More

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'16 champ Djokovic stunned by Thiem in French Open quarters

'16 champ Djokovic stunned by Thiem in French Open quarters

Nadal beat the Austrian to lift the trophy in both Madrid and Barcelona, but Thiem exacted a measure of revenge with a 6-4, 6-3 win over the 31-year-old at the Rome Masters. "It's a big challenge but I am up for it", said Djokovic. So I guess you've got to go through it, learn your lessons and figure out the way. Thiem erased the first with a forehand volley and the other with a service victor that prompted Djokovic to roll his eyes. Read More

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Sooner Softball Will Play For Second Straight Championship

Sooner Softball Will Play For Second Straight Championship

OR concludes a fantastic season with a bad taste in their mouth. "We can use this and kind of let it fire us to be better next year and just kind of know that we tasted the chance to actually get to the end". "I think adrenaline just kicked in as I was trying to hit my spot", Lowary said. OR kept the pressure on, taking another two-out run in the fifth to push the Ducks' lead to 5-0. Read More

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Predators reach 1st Stanley Cup Final, oust Ducks in 6 games

Surreal also would describe what was going on inside and outside the arena. With the game tied at 3-3 in the third it was Sissons third goal of the night with 6 minutes to play that gave Nashville the historic victory. "And with these guys and the adversity we've been facing the last few days, fantastic response". The Penguins limped into the game with key injuries to Justin Schultz, Bryan Rust, and Patric Hornqvist - these injuries added to the absence of star defenseman Kril Letang, ... Read More

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Video shows Tiger Woods performing 2 breath tests at jail

Video shows Tiger Woods performing 2 breath tests at jail

Woods mumbles responses to an officer's questions, describing his hair as "mostly brown and fading". Tiger failed the field sobriety test, including the one-leg stand and nose touch. Woods, whose current sponsors include Nike, Bridgestone, Hero, Kowa, Upper Deck, and Monster Energy, was ranked 12th on Forbes' list of the highest paid athletes in 2016, with total earnings of $45.3 million despite missing much of the year recovering from back surgery. Read More

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Arkansas beats Mississippi State 9-2 at SEC Tournament

Arkansas beats Mississippi State 9-2 at SEC Tournament

Spanberger became the first player in the 40-year history of the tournament to hit three home runs in a game and had a tournament record seven RBIs before his fourth plate appearance. Walker limited the Hogs to one run and five hits before being replaced with no one on base and two out in the eighth inning. The other runs were driven in by Beau Jordan and Nick Coomes, who did damage in the fourth inning on a walk and sac fly respectively. Read More

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No. 1 Angelique Kerber out in historic upset at French Open

No. 1 Angelique Kerber out in historic upset at French Open

However, she fell behind early to Ekaterina Makarova and wound up losing to her in straight sets (6-2 6-2). Makarova nailed three games in a row in the second set, before Kerber broke in the fourth game in an unfamiliar manner. There were contrasting fortunes for the favorites on the opening day of the second grand slam of the year Sunday. The 2016 women's champ, Garbine Muguruza, will also be in action, facing 2010 French Open victor Francesca Schiavone. Read More

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No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

Next week they'll be watching Durant, who will play for his first title in his first season with the Warriors , a chance to finally be No. 1 on a team that once viewed him as their No. James promptly knocked down two more three-pointers before the end of the third period. In 2015, James had to carry an injury-depleted roster and came up short in six games . Read More

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Preakness 2017 runner-up Classic Empire Belmont Stakes-bound

When Cloud Computing was eye to eye with Classic Empire , the victor of the Arkansas Derby dug in but didn't have enough left, losing by a head to the strong finishing 13-1 shot. The styles of Senior Investment and Lookin At Lee would seem to fit well in the Belmont, but they will probably get over-bet. Beyond the always-exciting prospect of having a Triple Crown victor, the Preakness Stakes is one of the most anticipated and lucrative annual events in horse racing, with a purse ... Read More

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Jorge Sampaoli seems set to swap Sevilla for Argentina

Jorge Sampaoli seems set to swap Sevilla for Argentina

Sevilla have reached a preliminary agreement with the Argentina Football Association (AFA) to release Jorge Sampaoli from his contract, the Spanish club announced on Friday. "My contract with the club contains clauses which allow me to leave", said the Argentine. "This agreement in principle is pending the drafting and presentation of the pertinent documents, which must be signed by the parties next Thursday, June 1". Read More

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3 new National Football League rules that Broncos fans should know

The measure was ultimately voted in, with teams now able to make one large set of transactions to get down to the 53-man roster limit before the regular season begins. Before teams had to get down to 75 players midway through camp. Under the old format, the fourth preseason game was already fairly ghastly - with fans paying regular season prices to watch an unattractive product. Read More

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Torres: Atletico Madrid will eventually win the Champions League

Torres: Atletico Madrid will eventually win the Champions League

Atletico got the goal they needed to get back into the tie 12 minutes in when Koke's outswinging corner was met powerfully by Saul for his fourth Champions League goal of the season. "If we do what we have to, I think we can become champions". However, the Spain global claims his stoppage-time goal against Chelsea in the semi-final of 2009 is his greatest moment in the competition. Read More

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NFL players will be allowed to spice up their celebrations next season

NFL players will be allowed to spice up their celebrations next season

There will be more ties. He noted a number of coaches said they expect a more aggressive approach to scoring with the shorter extra period. Had those 83 games ended five minutes earlier, there would have been 16 ties. But miming weapons, offensive gestures and sexually suggestive actions such as twerking are among those that will remain banned. In my opinion, this is a good change that shows that the National Football League heard some of the concerns, and Roger Goodell took the time to ... Read More

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Curtains close on Ringling Bros. circus in NY

Curtains close on Ringling Bros. circus in NY

Called "Out of This World", it's set in futuristic outer space, with Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson narrating in his signature baritone. Like numerous show's 300 human performers, Vargas said, she plans to take a break before seeking out new opportunities, perhaps in Europe, where many of her castmates hail from. Read More

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Wenger hoping for final-day glory after Arsenal sink Sunderland

Wenger hoping for final-day glory after Arsenal sink Sunderland

Wenger needed his East London rivals to do Arsenal a favour in order to boost their chances of securing a Champions League spot. Arsenal return to the Emirates Stadium on Sunday to face Everton. Wenger, who remains under pressure to leave this summer as supporters continue to protest against him signing a new deal, also has an FA Cup final date with Chelsea on the horizon. Read More

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Kane expects Tottenham 'family' to stay together

Kane expects Tottenham 'family' to stay together

These quotes won't assuage any of your worries. DELE ALLI insists there are not many better places to improve than under Mauricio Pochettino but refused to rule out a move away from Tottenham in the future. Tottenham's runners-up berth is their best league finish since 1963, but the progress of Pochettino's side has inevitably prompted reports that several key players could be lured away by bigger clubs in the close-season. Read More

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Man City v West Brom

West Brom have pledged to investigate the pockets of crowd trouble that occurred during Chelsea's 1-0 victory at The Hawthorns on Friday and punish any supporters found to have sold their tickets to travelling Blues fans. Jonathan is ESPN FC's Manchester City correspondent. We play for a lot of important things, so they have to come to support us more than ever and to express the gratitude to one of the most important players in the whole history of Manchester City . Read More

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Nadal Downs Thiem to take Madrid Open Crown

While Nadal's win over Djokovic would firmly put him in the driving seat for Roland Garros, leaving the World Number 2 with a lot of hard work in Rome in the coming week. Passes the idle Roger Federer in the rankings, guaranteeing a top-4 seed at the French Open regardless of what happens in Rome . Given Nadal's resurgence, it would need an immediate rebound from the Serb to start winning silverware right away. Read More

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Korean Kim Si-woo wins The Players Championship

Si Woo Kim may have just announced his name on the world stage by winning the Players Championship, but that could be the last we'll hear from him in a while. Si Woo Kim made Sunday at The Players Championship look like child's play. Other than Kim, Wang Jeung-hun and An Byeong-hun are listed at 57th and 58th in the world ranking as of Sunday. Read More

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Warriors' Kerr returns to practice for 1st time in 3 weeks

Warriors' Kerr returns to practice for 1st time in 3 weeks

This was the first game Kerr attended since taking an indefinite leave of absence in the middle of the first round because of complications from back surgery nearly two years ago. Mike Brown will still be coaching the team, and it's unclear whether Kerr will be near the bench or elsewhere in Oracle Arena. The Golden State Warriors coach, who has been out and dealing with issues related to leaking spinal cord fluid, was at practice and in the building for the matchup against the San Antonio ... Read More

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Duke lands commitment from Trevon Duval, top point guard in 2017

The consolation prize? Not much consolation at all - a 0.5 percent chance at the No. 1 overall pick, 0.6 percent chance at No. 2 and 0.7 percent at No. "He has a chance to go as high as No. 2 or No. 3 in this draft". A city that's been crying out for quality point-guard play for years (outside of the brief reign of Linsanity) would go bonkers over having Fultz or Ball running the show for the next decade. Read More

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Durant propels Warriors to 3-0

Durant propels Warriors to 3-0

If you needed a reminder as to why an already stacked Warriors team went ahead and added a former NBA Most Valuable Player over the summer, look no further than Golden State's 102-91 Game 3 win over the Utah Jazz on Saturday. Once we rebound the basketball, we push and we like our chances in transition". The Warriors do not have anyone putting up spectacular numbers in this series against Utah. Read More

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Rugby World Cup 2019 pools drawn in Japan

The Pool A draw is by no means the toughest - that would be Pool C [England, France and Argentina for now] - but certain people were getting carried away . "You've got to be targeting putting a team on the paddock that plays the absolute best in every game because that creates what we love to call momentum", he said. Read More

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Saracens retain European title with victory over Clermont

Saracens retain European title with victory over Clermont

Fly-half Farrell was named European Player of the Year after the final whistle, following in the footsteps of teammate Maro Itoje who won in 2016, and admits the closeness of the squad played its part once again. Fritz Lee will be crucial for Clermont to get them on the front foot and they will look to attack from there. After Owen Farrell edged Sarries eight points clear, a dazzling Nick Abendanon try saw Clermont edge within a point. Read More

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