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It was a long season, but there was a trophy to be won to end it on a high, in the Swedish capital - where the Red Devils enjoy a fervent and long-standing affection. They coped because that is what United are built for. You have to ask Ed Woodward ( United vice-chairman) about signings. Mourinho was subjected to a lot of accusations and criticism and knew he had no other option but to win a trophy he once insulted.
  • James leads Cavaliers back to Finals

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    With the Celtics suddenly challenging the Cavs after Cleveland won Games 1 and 2 by a combined 57 points, Lue was asked if Boston might be better without Thomas, its All-Star and face of the franchise. The Cleveland regulars were 16 of 33 from behind the arc through three quarters - after the Cavs went 19 of 39 on treys in a 44-point win in Game 2 .
  • Why the Cleveland Cavaliers will win the NBA Finals

    Why the Cleveland Cavaliers will win the NBA Finals

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    LeBron James , Cleveland: He's attempting to earn his fourth Finals MVP award; only Michael Jordan (six) has more than three. Even JaVale McGee has proven to be a useful tool in doses for the Warriors , so look for him to be aggressive during his minutes against the Cavaliers' second unit.
  • The climate deal - Trump again basks in the limelight

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    Trump tweeted that he would reveal his hand only this week as to whether he will keep the United States in the Paris accord , a global pact on curbing carbon emissions that he vowed to jettison when campaigning for the White House. "He came here to learn, he came here to get smarter and he came here to hear people's views". The 97-word passage on climate from Taormina contrasts starkly with two pages devoted to the issue at last year's meeting in Japan, although the leaders of Canada, ...
  • Takuma Sato First Japanese Driver to Win Indianapolis 500

    Takuma Sato First Japanese Driver to Win Indianapolis 500

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    There is no rest for Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato , and that's OK. He may not have thought it at the time, but expect there to be many more for Jones. "I think this is such a nice way to present to them (the) great opportunities". But that only happened after Hunter-Reay led 28 laps, second only to Max Chilton , and Alonso had been in front for 27.
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    It was a target that always looked to much for AB De Villiers' team, even if half-centuries from Hashim Amla and Faf Du Plessis threatened to make the chase interesting. Two balls later Rabada edged behind to Buttler to hand Woakes his fourth wicket and England an excellent win. "We couldn't get a partnership going and at the end of the day we were outplayed", he added.
  • Sato Becomes First Japanese to Win Indy 500

    Sato Becomes First Japanese to Win Indy 500

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    Another Honda driver, Charlie Kimball , saw his Honda engine expire on Lap 166. "He drove unbelievable", said Michael Andretti , head of the team Sato drives for, Andretti Autosport . It's no surprise that Alonso has been facing engine woes with his McLaren auto in F1 and it seemed the troubles weren't ready to leave him at Indy 500 .
  • Austin Dillon earns first win at Coca-Cola 600

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    Neither knew when they celebrated Earnhardt's win at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway on October 15, 2000, that it would be the last time they would share the treasures of victory or the last time Childress' No. "I probably never would have brought it back", Childress said Monday morning at Charlotte Motor Speedway . "Brad (39th) couldn't get stopped and ended up kind of finishing us off".
  • Ronda Rousey to Appear on New Battle Of Network Stars Series

    Ronda Rousey to Appear on New Battle Of Network Stars Series

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    ABC television today announced the return of the 70s and 80s show, " Battle of the Network Stars ", featuring former UFC women's bantamweight champion Rousey and former National Football League star DeMarcus Ware as coaches. The series takes place from the same venue as the original show, at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. Rousey has been no stranger to television as of late.
  • Cesc Fabregas sends message to Antonio Conte after Chelsea's loss to Arsenal

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    But reportedly vying for prominence will be an examination of budgets, which will take in how much the manager has to spend on transfers over the summer. "It is not about popularity, it is about confidence". Wenger's current contract expires shortly and some Arsenal fans have voiced their desire for him to leave, citing a disappointing Premier League season which ended with the Gunners failing to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 19 years.
  • Kerr to miss NBA Finals opener

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    The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook have the Warriors as a -260 favorite, with the Cavs at +220 - a $100 bet on Golden State would win $38.46, but the same bet on the Cavs would net $220. When shooting over 50 percent, they've won 106 consecutive games, the last 43 of those coming this season. James, a veteran National Basketball Association player who had to go through many tough teams , gives this Warriors squad credit for being a tough match-up but he isn't quick to say this is ...
  • Nadal Batters Paire to Begin Title Bid

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    The 17-year-old Fourlis, who is ranked 337th in the world and was appearing in only her second ever slam, lost the first set but raced into a 4-1 lead in the second against the 11th-seeded Wozniacki. The fourth seed will meet Estonia's Anett Kontaveit next. "I'm happy that I managed to play, to be kind of composed out there", Muguruza said afterward.