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Nadal, who captured a 10th Monte Carlo Masters last weekend, will be aiming to build momentum ahead of the French Open. Defending champion Nadal eased past Hyeon Chung of South Korea 7-6 (1), 6-2. Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray advanced together again, reaching the Barcelona Open semifinals on Friday in the same manner they have won all week: Nadal cruised and Murray labored.
  • What Matt Harvey Did Before Not Showing Up At The Ballpark Saturday

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    Wilk gave up six runs and eight hits in 3 2/3 innings. The Mets looked flat all game, as the Marlins shut them out 7-0. Matt Harvey will file grievance against the Mets for unpaid suspension. Harvey's best season was in 2015, when he went 13-8 with a 2.71 ERA. Last season they snuck into the playoffs as one of the two wildcard squads. Instead, hampered by injuries, they have started out 14-16 against all NL East opponents.
  • Motivational Corner Talk Joshua Got That Inspired Comeback vs Klitschko

    Motivational Corner Talk Joshua Got That Inspired Comeback vs Klitschko

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    The 28-year-old Fury is now back in training and wants face Joshua to win his titles back. Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says Nigeria will invite Anthony Joshua, world heavyweight champion, to the country . "I like to entertain and if that s a fight that will bring entertainment to the sport again, then I would love to be involved", added Joshua, nicknamed AJ.
  • Make Anthony Joshua a Nigerian brand ambassador - Ben Murray-Bruce

    Make Anthony Joshua a Nigerian brand ambassador - Ben Murray-Bruce

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    Meanwhile, Tyson Fury has claimed he could beat Joshua with "one arm tied behind my back". On the prospect of fighting Fury, Joshua said "it feels that we're heading in that direction". "I thought Joshua raised his game very well", he continued. That's a description that certainly applies to Fury and even although he doesn't have a title to put on the line Joshua can see the appeal for fight fans.
  • Magpies 'buzzing' over dramatic final day title win - Gayle

    Magpies 'buzzing' over dramatic final day title win - Gayle

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    It's been handsome to see this season. "It was a great victory for us against Barnsley". Gray told Football on 5: "They have got to back [Rafa Benitez] with funds because let's face it, I don't think this team is good enough to stay in the Premier League".
  • Man City have no equals in creating chances, says Guardiola

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    De Bruyne's cutback for Kompany and his cushioned header for Sterling took the Belgian to 16 Premier League assists for the season - the highest in any of Europe's top five leagues, overtaking Emil Forsberg of RB Leipzig. "Right at the end we got the free kick and went for another goal". "We don't want to be asking for anyone's help", Allardyce said. He has reason to prove that he is still worthy of a spot in the City team.
  • Kenny Miller signs 12-month contract to remain at Rangers

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    Rangers are unbeaten in their previous seven matches at home, since losing to Celtic in December 2016. According to the Daily Mail , the Ibrox giants were plotting a move for the 22-year-old amid interest from Celtic and Sporting Lisbon after he piqued their interest with a late victor in a Scottish Championship clash last season.
  • Could Hull City And Swansea City Meet In First Ever Relegation Play-Off?

    Could Hull City And Swansea City Meet In First Ever Relegation Play-Off?

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    Sunderland has three players on loan going back to their clubs and 1- players out of contract this summer. Premier League rules state: "If at the end of the season either the League Champions or the clubs to be relegated or the question of qualification for other competitions can not be determined because two or more clubs are equal on points, goal difference and goals scored, the clubs concerned shall play off one or more deciding league matches on neutral grounds, the format, timing ...
  • Orioles closer Britton hopes to be back sooner than later

    Orioles closer Britton hopes to be back sooner than later

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    Britton is preparing for a much longer stay on the disabled list this time around after returning too quickly from a forearm injury. Even without full-go Britton so far, the Orioles rank 10th in bullpen ERA in all of baseball. For what it's worth, Britton himself, responding to the reports saying 45-60 days, told MLB.com's Brittany Ghiroli , "I'd be shocked if I'm not back within 45 days".
  • Asia will continue to lead global growth

    Asia will continue to lead global growth

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    After a slowdown in 2016, regional growth is forecast to speed up in 2017. The growth in Asia is estimated to further to 5.5% in the current year from 5.3% in 2016, the report said . More inward-looking policies in major global economies would significantly impact Asia given that the region has benefited substantially from cross-border economic integration.
  • Terrifying helmet cam footage shows a bear charging mountain bikers

    Terrifying helmet cam footage shows a bear charging mountain bikers

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    A downhill mountain bike ride turned into a scene from an action movie after a bear joined the pack of cyclists. The video starts off in typical action-sports fashion with some pleasant scenery and high speeds. Just check out this viral video, which has already racked up more than 1 million views on YouTube, of a massive brown bear tearing after a mountain biker riding trails through a park in Slovakia.
  • Fellow WTA Campaigner Wants Maria Sharapova Banned for Life for Cheating

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    With the win, Sharapova has now set up a second-round encounter against Russia's Ekaterina Makarova, who clinched a 6-2, 6-4 win over Polish star Agnieszka Radwanska . "I didn't see anything new, I think she is just playing her game really well, like she did in the past". Sharapova gave a terse answer when asked if Mladenovic's comments would motivate her in Saturday's showdown: "Not at all".