• Oregon tops LSU 4-1, will play Oklahoma in WCWS semifinals

    Oregon tops LSU 4-1, will play Oklahoma in WCWS semifinals

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    LSU had leadoff hits in both the fourth and fifth inning, but couldn't convert them into runs and Kleist retired 11 of the last 12 batters she faced after the Tigers put runners at the corners with just one out in the fourth. For a team that had to replace four starters from its 2016 lineup, including two members of Team USA, Ocasio the everyday player has been the equivalent of a bonus roster addition.
  • Cops: Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' Los Angeles home

    Cops: Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' Los Angeles home

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    Almost a year since he sat at the same podium inside Oracle Arena and addressed Muhammad Ali's impact as an activist following the heavyweight champion's death, James discussed the daily challenges of being black in the U.S. James was in Los Angeles most of last summer working with his production company. "As I sit here on the eve of one of the greatest events we have in sports, race and what's going on comes again", LeBron began.
  • Djokovic, Nadal reach French Open third round

    Djokovic, Nadal reach French Open third round

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    Rafael Nadal eases into the third round of the French Open on Wednesday by defeating Robin Haase 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 with a brutal showing. Nadal's breakthrough was when he won the French Open in 2005 in his first appearance at Roland Garros at the age of 19.
  • Warriors without coach for opener

    Warriors without coach for opener

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    As much as one player changing teams can affect the National Basketball Association landscape, Durant's move did so, perhaps the most significant change of scenery since LeBron moved to Cleveland . Williams has brought veteran leadership to a team that was lacking a strong presence at the backup point guard position. Pressure intensifies in the postseason, when possessions, turnovers and rebounds are magnified.
  • Upset! Kerber 1st French Open top seed to lose in 1st round

    Upset! Kerber 1st French Open top seed to lose in 1st round

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    Makarova, now ranked 40 after reaching a career high of eight, was a double break ahead again for 3-0 in the second set. But since winning at Flushing Meadows the German has struggled to maintain those heights and she has played just one final this year.
  • No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

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

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    The Cavs went on to defeat the Warriors in seven games , and some believe LeBron trolled Golden State by wearing an Ultimate Warrior shirt to the team's victory parade. One caveat, because adding those players would make the Celtics undeniably better: Their win shares this postseason could be skewed because they suffered some completely lopsided losses when they dropped games .
  • Arsenal beats Chelsea to win third FA Cup in 4 seasons

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    When Alexis Sanchez put the ball in the net after four minutes, it was initially disallowed when Aaron Ramsey was adjudged to be interfering with play while offside. David Ospina denied Costa with a save off his face before Cahill was forced to clear off the line for the second time, as from the counter attack, Hector Bellerin fed Welbeck, who saw his deflected shot beat the Chelsea goalkeeper but not Cahill.
  • Argentina Reach Agreement With Sevilla Over New Boss Jorge Sampaoli

    Argentina Reach Agreement With Sevilla Over New Boss Jorge Sampaoli

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    Sampaoli, having never before coached in Europe, joined Sevilla on a two-year contract last summer as the successor to Unai Emery, who had led the club to three successive Europa League triumphs. Before the hiring of Edgardo Bauza last August, Sampaoli wanted to leave Sevilla . Despite counting on superstar forward Messi, Argentina is struggling to qualify for the FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation, now sitting in fifth place in the South American group after winning only six of ...
  • FA Cup final blow for Arsenal as defender loses appeal

    FA Cup final blow for Arsenal as defender loses appeal

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    Wenger will also make a late decision on Kieran Gibbs, who was yet to return to training on Wednesday as the full-back tries to overcome a thigh injury. "He needs to go for some tests and we will see how well he comes out of that". Knowing the player, knowing his character and knowing his commitment for the club, which I don't question at all, he'll do absolutely everything to be fit for Saturday.