• Bucket list: Dale Earnhardt Jr. seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory

    Bucket list: Dale Earnhardt Jr. seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory

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    Jimmie Johnson ran out of fuel with 2 laps remaining on Sunday. It was the first win for the No. 3 auto in NASCAR Cup Series since Dale Earnhardt Sr . Something flew out from underneath Jeffrey Earnhardt and hit the front of Elliott's vehicle, which quickly caught fire just as NASCAR was preparing going to a competition caution.
  • Wawrinka crushes Cilic to reach French Open semis

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    Open, where he had trailed 2-1 in sets before turning the tables on Murray. But he insisted he was not too concerned because he knew illness and injury had badly affected Murray's training. Murray is likely to have his work cut out to repeat last year's success against Wawrinka after the 2015 champion demolished Marin Cilic , who has been in fine form himself this fortnight, 6-3 6-3 6-1 in just an hour and 40 minutes.
  • Allegri wants Douglas Costa at Juventus

    Allegri wants Douglas Costa at Juventus

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    Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha has been linked with a move to Spurs , but after signing a new deal at Selhurst Park, the Bayern star looks like the most viable route if they wish to add a flying winger. 'There is a Portuguese kid, Renato Sanches , who is a European champion. Allegri is planning to continue with the 4-2-3-1 formation that took Juve all the way to the Champions League final and the need for a winger is a priority this summer, with PSG's Angel Di Maria a possible ...
  • Champions Trophy: Bangladesh opt to bat against Australia

    Champions Trophy: Bangladesh opt to bat against Australia

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    The "no result" benefited Bangladesh as a loss against Australia would have knocked them out of the tournament. They have just two points in the standings , meaning they must beat England in Birmingham on Saturday to have any chance of advancing to the semifinals.
  • Barcelona appoint new coach Ernesto Valverde

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    The 53-year-old has agreed a deal at the Nou Camp to take charge for the next two seasons. "Today I have spoken personally with Valverde and he is happy and excited about the challenge of coaching Barca ", President Josep Maria Bartomeu said of the Basque at a Press conference.
  • NBA Finals 2017 Game 3

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    It rubbed a lot of people beyond Russell Westbrook the wrong way. LeBron's tenure in Miami was supposed to usher in a decade of dominance, but that too resulted in just two rings. In addition, Warriors glue guy Draymond Green is not a technical foul away from garnering a one-game suspension, a scenario that cost Golden State during its potential close-out at home in Game 5 a year ago.
  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan Beat South Africa After Rain Suspends Match

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    Pakistan was outclassed in all departments in a 124-run loss to India at the same ground on Sunday and might need to win its two remaining games to qualify for the semifinals. Mohammad Amir and Junaid generated pace and swing to make life hard for the South Africa openers after AB de Villiers had won the toss, but it was Imad who got the breakthrough by trapping Hashim Amla (16) in front.
  • Australia suffer heartbreak, match against Bangla abandoned

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    As Australia had not faced 20 overs in their innings, the match was abandoned with no result with both sides earning a point. It was another heart-breaking result for Australia after their opening encounter against New Zealand also ended without any result due to rain.
  • Thiem searching for secret of success against Djokovic

    Thiem searching for secret of success against Djokovic

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    Djokovic struggled in the first set against Ramos-Vinolas but raised his level thereafter to win with a degree of comfort. "I have never had any issues with him before", Murray said. A day after their matches were postponed because of rain, nine-time champion Nadal and defending champion Djokovic will try to reach the semifinals.