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Trout sprains thumb in Angels' 9-2 loss at Miami

Mike Trout , the reigning American League MVP, has been diagnosed with a sprained left thumb after leaving Sunday's game against the Miami Marlins . Dickey, a nemesis who had a 2.88 career ERA against the Giants, his fourth-best mark against any club he has faced more than three times . Trout dove headfirst while completing a steal of second and tried to grasp the bag to ensure he didn't slide past it. Read More

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Farah, Bowie and Baker win at Prefontaine Classic

Farah, Bowie and Baker win at Prefontaine Classic

The powerful lineup is given a sprinkling of stardust by the presence of U.S. sprint queen Felix, the most decorated female track and field athlete in Olympic history. Felix said her race wasn't "that great" but it served a objective: "I wanted to get out here and see where I was at". "I executed my plan and it went well". Read More

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LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is also often regarded as a top-three player in the world, but Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving has bested Curry in the previous two championship series. Durant's only other time in the Finals was 2012 when he was with Oklahoma City. He doesn't have the direct history with the Cavaliers that Mike Brown does. Read More

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Cloud Computing takes Preakness in major upset

After Chad Brown trained Wavell Avenue to win the 2015 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint, co-owner Michael Dubb said: "With Chad Brown , all things are possible". By the top of the stretch, everyone knew, and Classic Empire set out alone. "And he was a better horse yesterday than he was two weeks ago for the Kentucky Derby ". Read More

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Shkodran Mustafi doubtful for FA Cup final with suspected concussion

Wenger also added that he was unsure whether Saturday's game will be his last at the club. Mertesacker featured in the Gunners' win against Everton; the 32-year-old central defender came on as a substitute in the 53rd minute. I guided this club for years with very limited resources, I had to always sell our best players. We are hit hard in a position where we have to be strong on Saturday. Read More

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Matching Senna's poles would be unreal for Hamilton

Matching Senna's poles would be unreal for Hamilton

Even the normally inscrutable Raikkonen sounded upbeat after recording the third quickest time in P2 behind Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo - who got pole position here past year. We committed to the set-up as it takes longer than a session to change and we made a decision to push through and collect some data. It is Thursday so there is plenty of time for them to sort things out. Read More

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Djokovic and Nadal could meet in French Open semifinals

The two best players in the sport aren't in Paris , injuries are affecting the one-time favorite and no one has pushed to the front of the pack in the lead-up to the clay-court major. World No. 1 and top seed Andy Murray will take on Andrey Kuznetsov in Round 1 of the 2017 French Open , it was confirmed in Friday's draw. Two-time French Open victor Maria Sharapova is missing because tournament officials denied the 30-year-old Russian a wild-card entry following her return from a ... Read More

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James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win

James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win

LeBron James needed 28 points Thursday night to surpass National Basketball Association legend and one of the all-time greatest to play the game, Michael Jordan , in career playoff points and he did so in a decisive manner. "We have to go in with a bunker mentality that we had in Game 1 and Game 2, to go out and do what we do, but we have to defend", James said. We have to have low turnovers, and we have to try to make them miss because some of those guys play a lot better at home. Read More

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Celtics' Brown questionable for Game 5

Draymond Green's Game 5 suspension tilted the series and Cleveland climbed from 3-1 down, won the final three games and celebrated the city's first title in a half-century on the Warriors' home floor. "Now we can start focusing on Golden State to get ready". As it turns out, the regular season was largely meaningless. They get to enjoy sitting back for a bit and watching who comes to the table when the Celtics-Cavaliers series comes to an end. Read More

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LeBron James tops Michael Jordan as all-time playoffs scoring leader

James entered the game 27 points behind Jordan. Love was far from finished, as then, he buried his second three-pointer of the first quarter from the right corner of the floor. The Cavs' average margin of victory in the four wins was 25.75 points. The Cavaliers basically conceded the East's top seed to the Celtics at the end of the regular season by opting to rest its starters in advance of the playoffs. Read More

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Gibson skates, could start as Ducks face elimination in Nashville

The Ducks have been resilient all postseason, from scoring three goals to tie Edmonton in Game 5 of the second round before winning in overtime to snapping Nashville's 10-game winning streak on home ice. With Fisher and Johansen pushed to the sidelines, Aberg got the promotion he deserved when he was moved onto a line with Forsberg, and he made sure Laviolette got rewarded for his decision. Read More

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LeBron, Cavs try to shake 'weird' loss in Game 3 to Celtics

LeBron, Cavs try to shake 'weird' loss in Game 3 to Celtics

James then assessed his Game 3 performance. James had one of his worst playoff games ever in that series - in Game 5, at home, he scored 15 points on 3-of-14 shooting and the Cavaliers were blown out. "Just expect him to be better in Game 4". "We can't go back to Boston tied 2-2". Kyrie Irving scored 29 points, and Kevin Love had 28 for Cleveland . Read More

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Surprised Alonso gears up for rookie Indy race

Surprised Alonso gears up for rookie Indy race

The race endures. The track itself has gone through many renovations and the vehicles that compete in the race have truly changed so much that no one who was in Indianapolis in 1911 could have possibly imagined it. Unser has no doubt that Alonso has the potential to win the race, describing him as "here to win". He handed over a wallet as close friend and former IndyCar driver Dario Franchitti watched on. Read More

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Manchester United beat Ajax 2-0 to win Europa League final

Manchester United beat Ajax 2-0 to win Europa League final

Juan Mata said he and his Manchester United team-mates tried to "lift the spirits" of the city in their 2-0 Europa League final victory over Ajax . "This trophy is for them". Pogba pointed to the sky as he was mobbed by teammates after his 18th-minute opening goal. Manchester United increased their advantage three minutes into the second half. Read More

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Irving, LeBron lift Cavs over Celtics

Irving, LeBron lift Cavs over Celtics

LeBron James had one of the worst games of his postseason career, finishing with 11 points and six turnovers. "It's a weird thing with you, Kenny, you always come around when we lose, I swear".The fan was escorted away as he was yelling his college stats to James. Read More

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Preds beat Ducks 6-3, advance to first Stanley Cup Final

It's been a tough question to answer all year for a trendy Cup pick that looked pretty mediocre in the regular season. It doesn't matter what round it is. Forsberg and Watson then drove the final nails into the coffin with a pair of empty-net goals. Perry's score came from just below the Nashville goal line, rifling a shot off Rinne's skate and into the net. Read More

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Headley rallies Yanks over Astros 11-6 before Jeter ceremony

Headley rallies Yanks over Astros 11-6 before Jeter ceremony

Masahiro Tanaka had the worst outing of his major league career Sunday, allowing eight earned runs and being pulled from the game after only five outs in the New York Yankees' 10-7 defeat to the Houston Astros. "I have no clue", Jeter said in an appearance this week on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". We all know that Derek Jeter played the game fair and it has been written many times about that respect and how everyone wanted to be the next Jeter in NY or with another team. Read More

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Monaco Have Rejected An Astronomical Real Madrid Bid For Kylian Mbappe

Monaco Have Rejected An Astronomical Real Madrid Bid For Kylian Mbappe

Leonardo Jardim's side have captured the attention of Europe's elite this season by winning Ligue 1 ahead of Paris Saint-Germain and by reaching the Champions League semi-finals. "We will [turn down offers for Mbappe], although that will depend, of course, also on the player". With the vice president we agreed to aim for the title and we put everything aside because my aim was to win this title with the club that formed me. Read More

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Arsene Wenger not giving up on top-four finish

Arsene Wenger not giving up on top-four finish

They sit just three points behind Manchester City in fourth place, andWenger was pleased his side backed up their performance in beating United on Sunday . "We need to be more potent, we are aware of that, and we would love to address that over the final two games". "He has been awesome for us", Wenger said. Read More

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Everton boss Ronald Koeman confident of kicking on next season

Everton boss Ronald Koeman confident of kicking on next season

Ronald Koeman confirmed an announcement will be made regarding Ross Barkley's Everton future on Monday, following the season-ending defeat at Arsenal. Was he confident that the player would be renewing his deal. Neville continued: "I am sure if you are a top four, top six club now you will be thinking you can get him relatively cheap - £20m-£30m with a year left on his contract". Read More

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Ducks' Ryan Kesler now knows he's rattled Preds' Johansen

Ducks' Ryan Kesler now knows he's rattled Preds' Johansen

Ryan Johansen didn't hold back when asked about Ryan Kesler, but getting under the skin of those he plays against is nothing new for the Ducks pesky pivot. The Anaheim Ducks look to regain home ice advantage and take a solid 2-1 series lead with a victory here. Corey Perry soothed any agitated Ducks fans at the 15:35 mark when he gave Anaheim the lead on the power play. Read More

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Young breaks tie in 13th, Red Sox rally past Cardinals 5-4

Young breaks tie in 13th, Red Sox rally past Cardinals 5-4

The winning rally started after reliever Sam Tuivailala retired the first two batters in the 13th. The Boston Red Sox have now won 10 of their last 14 games when scoring more than three runs. Now, as he continues to recover from a left elbow strain, the southpaw believes he is ready to start pitching in real games. Tonight, the Celtics play in a Game 7 against the Washington Wizards. Read More

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Wenger urges Arsenal fans to ignore boycott call

Wenger urges Arsenal fans to ignore boycott call

But Wenger, who yet again refused to comment on his Arsenal future, told reporters on Monday, " My message is always the same, it is to support the team ". Arsenal have two key injuries for Southampton with both Laurent Koscielny and Alexis Sanchez to undergo fitness tests. "I don't understand how the managers speak for other clubs and other teams". Read More

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Djokovic advances to 3rd round in Madrid Open

Djokovic advances to 3rd round in Madrid Open

Nadal, the four-time Madrid Open champion, stormed into the semi-final after decimating ninth seed David Goffin 7-6, 6-2 in his quarter-final outing. Djokovic had to battle back from 3-0 down in the deciding set to book his place in the last 16. Rafael Nadal has given controversial Australian Nick Kyrgios a lesson in clay at the Madrid Open. Read More

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