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The engine was changed as a precaution. Alonso had had no reported engine problems on his No. 29 McLaren/Andretti Autosport Honda this week but, following Saturday's practice session in which he set the fastest average speed at 231.317 miles per hour, videos on social media showed smoke coming out of Alonso's vehicle in the garage.
  • Blind: Ajax in my heart, but I'm Man United now

    Blind: Ajax in my heart, but I'm Man United now

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    Jose Mourinho refused to give an assessment of Manchester United's final Premier League match as his freakish interview with MUTV lasted just 16 seconds. Shaka Hislop feels Michael Carrick offers balance for Man United, but should Jose Mourinho be looking elsewhere? Mourinho handed youngster Gomes his debut in the closing stages of the second half, as United saw out the closing stages with relative ease.
  • Juventus star Alves hails ´crazy´ approach after Champions League heroics

    Juventus star Alves hails ´crazy´ approach after Champions League heroics

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    This time, it could be Juve's year, especially after it eased past the Catalan team 3-0 on aggregate in the quarterfinals. But there aren't many regrets from this European campaign. With Radamel Falcao waiting behind him, Chiellini's only option was to deflect the ball away from his own goal. Juventus soaked up the early pressure before stepping up a gear midway through the half.
  • Djokovic eases into Rome semis after rain delay

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    Here are the results so far from Rome, the matches still to come and a reminder of how the action has panned out as we reach the sharp end of the tournament. "It's a situation for me where I'm going out there against the No. 3 player in the world". "He's definitely on his way to that", Isner said. "That's what happened today".
  • Still struggling with back injury, Rory McIlroy will undergo MRI on Monday

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    Canada s Mackenzie Hughes and William McGirt fired identical five-under par 67s to take the co-lead following the first round of The Players Championship on Thursday. 1, then hit two good shots on 2, and horseshoed a four- footer". "My day is kind of summed up on the first hole when I one-hopped it into the flag and it came off the green and I made bogey", Johnson explained.
  • Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers keep their second pick

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    They moved up one spot to No. 2. Colangelo is also not ruling out signing an impact player in free-agency. Now, with Ball and his Big Baller Brand on the way to the National Basketball Association, and with the Lakers having their pick, this pairing seems inevitable.
  • Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry will opt out of final year of contract

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    Ujiri hopes that change comes with Kyle Lowry on board. LeBron James has been playing some of the best postseason basketball of his entire career through two NBA playoff series, sweeping both the Indiana Pacers and Toronto Raptors while averaging 34.4 points per game through eight games.
  • Pogba returns for United against Crystal Palace

    Pogba returns for United against Crystal Palace

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    Crystal Palace are without Andros Townsend after the midfielder was ruled out with an Achilles injury. Beyond his long-term absentees, Connor Wickham, Pape Souare and Mamadou Sakho, Palace manager Sam Allardyce otherwise has a near fully-fit squad from which to choose.
  • Unruly man heading for American Airlines cockpit subdued, duct-taped to seat

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    Agents and police dogs then searched every seat and passenger. The passengers said Uskanil later reappeared in first class with a towel or blanket over his head and, again, carrying the laptop. Military planes had to escort the flight to its destination and the passenger was taped to a seat. Because of Uskanil's disorderly conduct, the U.S.
  • Poulter completes a surprising turnaround at Players

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    Kim's triumph saw him replace Australia's Adam Scott as the youngest ever victor of the Players Championship, which is regarded as golf's unofficial fifth major. Oosthuizen appeared poised to make a charge after he rolled in a 34-foot eagle putt on No. 11 to get to 8 under and within two shots of Kim. Ian Poulter pulled within a stroke of the champion, but he too fall apart on the back nine.