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It has added to a frustration that Oxlade-Chamberlain has not been played in one position in... And when you're in football, winning trophies is what it's all about."It would be a bonus to finish on a more positive note but there will obviously always be that feeling that we wanted to finish higher up the league and there's no doubting that".
  • French Open at a glance: Kerber loses, Kvitova wins

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    It was the second successive first-round exit at Roland Garros for Kerber - in 2016 she fell to unseeded Kiki Bertens before recovering to make the Wimbledon final. Before this year, the earliest exits suffered by a top seed were in the second round - by Justine Henin in 2004 and Serena Williams in 2014. Kuznetsova ousted American Christina McHale 7-5, 6-4, while Williams posted a 6-5, 7-6 (3) victory over China's Qiang Wang.
  • Man United should snap up these 2 Tottenham stars this summer

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    Fresh from his Europa Cup win, Manchester Utd manager Jose Mourinho is in Monaco to watch F1 and reveals he doesn't care about football on his time off. With United set to make further attacking reinforcements in the summer, the club captain will find opportunities hard to come by again next season.
  • French Open starts with Petra Kvitova's return

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    The German has been badly out of form in 2017, despite sitting at the top of the rankings, and the only surprise about her 6-2 6-2 loss to Ekaterina Makarova was the magnitude of it. But I have to say, like, last one month was no pain at all. Mixing winners and unforced errors in nearly equal measure, Kvitova had three break points to go 4-0 up but Boserup saw them off, although she could not overturn all the advantage.
  • Isaiah Thomas laughs off talk of Celtics being better without him

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    In boxing, Floyd Mayweather ducked Manny Pacquiao in his prime years. That Over/Under number is the largest total in the Covers database (1990-91-2017) and easily eclipses the previous high of 214 points, which was set for Game 3 of the 1995 NBA Finals between the Orlando Magic and Houston Rockets.
  • French Open 2017: From Agassi-Nole to U.S. teen, what to watch

    French Open 2017: From Agassi-Nole to U.S. teen, what to watch

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    For potential banana skins, look no further than reigning champion Garbine Muguruza's clash with another former Roland Garros victor, Francesca Schiavone. Rafael Nadal is looking to win a record 10th men's title and is truly one of the best players ever on clay. The other half, Stan Wawrinka is the biggest challenge for Number 1 Andy Murray .
  • LeBron James praises Brad Stevens and Celtics

    LeBron James praises Brad Stevens and Celtics

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    After a stunning win in Game 3 on the road, the Celtics weren't able to carry their magic into Game 4 , mostly due to a Kyrie Irving takeover. Thomas update: Boston point guard Isaiah Thomas wanted to keep playing in the Eastern Conference finals, but team doctors and officials convinced him he needed to shut down his season for his long-term health.
  • Cavs' Lue believes Celtics' offense harder to prepare for than Warriors

    Cavs' Lue believes Celtics' offense harder to prepare for than Warriors

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    With LeBron James needing 28 points to pass Michael Jordan (5,987 points) for first place on the all-time postseason scoring list, the Cleveland Cavaliers star elaborated on his personal pursuit of Jordan's legacy. Avery Bradley led Boston with 23 points. The Cavaliers proved in the opening minutes of Game 5 that the Celtics must upgrade their talent in a meaningful way.
  • Elias Kachunga set to feature in play-off final for Huddersfield

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    It would be great if we could make it to the Premier League, if not we are still in the Championship and still have a good team and a nice club. "I felt it best for my career to get first-team football elsewhere", he said. The classy midfielder - dubbed the Magic Man by Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers earlier this season - scored a stoppage time victor for the Bhoys to land the Scottish Cup and crown a season for the ages for the Glasgow giants.
  • England look to action man Stokes in Champions Trophy

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    There may be an unexpected opportunity therefore for either Finn or the uncapped Roland-Jones on their home ground, or for slow left-armer Dawson to add to his solitary ODI appearance to date - on the back of his eight-wicket match haul in the Specsavers Division One victory sealed by Hampshire over Somerset at Taunton on Sunday.
  • James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals

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    Framed somewhat differently - inevitable Finals rematch leads to irresistible championship-level basketball - the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Warriors promise enough fun and excitement to make up for six weeks of blowouts and snoozers. He wouldn't have told you he liked it, but, yeah, he'd have liked it. Green - 13.9 PPG, 8.7 RPG, 7.2 APG, 1.9 SPG, 2.1 BPG, 50.0 FG%, 47.2 3P%. But Kevin Love doesn't buy it.
  • Bourdais returns to Indianapolis Motor Speedway after crash

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    Driving an Andretti Autosport Honda , Sato overhauled Castroneves with a sensational pass on lap 195 and staved off his repeated challenges over the final five circuits to score the win. The race was filled with nine yellow flags, as well as a spectacular crash on the 56th lap that knocked out pole sitter Scott Dixon and Jay Howard.