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Happ slams 413-foot homer in MLB debut

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Happ slams 413-foot homer in MLB debut

With the Cubs dropping a 5-3 decision to the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday, Maddon remained stuck on 999 career wins in his managerial career with the then-California and Anaheim Angels (on an interim basis), Tampa Bay Rays and the Cubs. “Probably some of the best stuff I’ve featured this year”. It is the largest…

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Truex Jr. finally gets NASCAR Cup win at Kansas Speedway

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Truex Jr. finally gets NASCAR Cup win at Kansas Speedway

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Ryan Blaney was all alone atop the leaderboard Friday during qualifying at Kansas Speedway.Fans have already seen what type of racing happens at these types of tracks, and if the racing from earlier this season is any indication of what will happen on Saturday night, fans should get set to see…

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Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

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Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

Many would say the past has proven it foolish to back the Capitals in a playoff elimination game.Andre Burakovsky scored twice as the Washington Capitals thrashed the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 to level their Eastern Conference semi-final series on Monday. Save for a couple of tight saves in the middle of Game 5 that kept the…

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ICC Champions Trophy: Inzamam backs Pakistan to perform well against India

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ICC Champions Trophy: Inzamam backs Pakistan to perform well against India

After getting energetic captain like Virat Kohli the expectation of victory of Indian team has increased greatly.”I was obviously happy to see my name in the India squad for the Champions Trophy but more than that I felt it was a reward for my performances in the shorter formats and in the ongoing IPL”, Dhawan…

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Spurs prepare for Game 2 vs Warriors with no Leonard, Parker

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Spurs prepare for Game 2 vs Warriors with no Leonard, Parker

Leonard is expected to undergo an MRI on Monday and his status for game two is questionable.Popovich also does not mind being labeled a hypocrite, as many called him Monday, because in his mind his stance with Leonard is the same as it always was with Bruce Bowen – to do everything within his power…

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Andy Murray form slump continues in Italy

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Andy Murray form slump continues in Italy

Home-favourite Fognini was hoping to capitalise on the mediocre form of Britain’s Murray on home soil, and did so with an inspirational 6-2 6-4 win.The Briton, who did not drop a set on his way to winning the title in 2016, is the first defending champion to lose their opening match since 2008, when Rafael…

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Alonso jets off to Indy for Monday practice

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Alonso jets off to Indy for Monday practice

For his home Grand Prix, Fernando Alonso could not have got off to a worse start to his weekend, with the McLaren Honda Formula 1 Team racer experiencing an engine problem after just three corners of his out lap on Friday morning.With his three-year McLaren-Honda contract expiring, Spaniard Alonso has revealed that he is on…

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Mauricio Pochettino admits there’s ‘nothing to regret’ despite Chelsea’s title win

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Mauricio Pochettino admits there’s ‘nothing to regret’ despite Chelsea’s title win

Is the Data Act more boon or boondoggle?They will play their home matches at Wembley next season before moving to their new home in time for the 2018-19 season.Knowing that any slip up would likely be decisive, Pochettino conceded that his players were lacking a spark on the pitch.Tottenham has three games remaining this season.”It…

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Poirier deserved better than no-contest after stunning finish

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Poirier deserved better than no-contest after stunning finish

He landed a right hand and went for a takedown with Poirier’s back against the fence.Poirier collided with former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez as the headliner of the UFC 211 Prelims on FX and put on one heck of a fight.Poirier was pinned against the cage with one hand on the canvas when Alvarez…

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Fired-up Djokovic downs Lopez to reach Madrid quarter-finals

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Fired-up Djokovic downs Lopez to reach Madrid quarter-finals

World No.59 Coric, who won his first ATP title last month in Morocco, took the second break point to serve out for the match, sending last year’s finalist and two-time Madrid victor Murray packing.Djokovic was punching the air after racing in to swoop for an incredible cross-court backhand victor, prompting applause from his stunned opponent,…

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