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Justin Schultz , Bryan Rust and Evgeni Malkin scored during a first-period barrage against Pekka Rinne that sent the Nashville goaltender to the bench for the rest of the night, all the good mojo he created during a pair of wins in Games 3 and 4 gone.
  • Djokovic loses to Dominic Thiem in quarter-finals

    Djokovic loses to Dominic Thiem in quarter-finals

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    Ostapenko turned 20 on Thursday and fans on Court Philippe Chatrier sang "Happy Birthday" to her. The six seeded Austrian is now set to face Rafael Nadal in the semi-final of the French Open . The three-times grand slam champion is vying for a second French Open triumph in three years after winning the title in 2015. The same symbols are also displayed on the inside frame of his racket.
  • Djokovic Crashes Out Of French Open

    Djokovic Crashes Out Of French Open

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    Nadal shall now take on third seed Stanislas Wawrinka in the men's singles grand finale on Sunday. He's won the previous three, beating Nadal at the Australian Open in 2014, and Djokovic at Roland Garros two years ago and the U.S. "How the players are supposed to know that in their head when we're playing at one speed throughout the whole year, and then you show up at the slams, you're expected to speed up by 5 seconds".
  • Dominic Thiem preparing for 'toughest match' against Rafael Nadal

    Dominic Thiem preparing for 'toughest match' against Rafael Nadal

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    Murray refuses to be compared to any of the trio, or Wawrinka himself, and pays no attention to the success of his rivals. Veteran champions Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are enjoying a renaissance and Djokovic's struggling rival Andy Murray has survived to the semifinals.
  • NBA Finals 2017: When is Game 3 on?

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    Cleveland's role players should play better at home-role players tend to do that. But protecting the lead meant leaving Irving on the floor for the entire second half and James for all but a few seconds of it, and on the other bench Steve Kerr kept reminding his deeper Warriors that the Cavaliers were going to get exhausted.
  • Porte wins time trial at Criterium du Dauphine; Froome 8th

    Porte wins time trial at Criterium du Dauphine; Froome 8th

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    Stage 6 of the race takes the peloton on a 145.5km journey from Parc des Oiseaux Villars-les-Dombes to the finish in La Motte-Servolex. Froome, though, regained ground on the descent through a run of narrow roads and right corners before Fuglsang attacked under the flamme rouge of the last kilometre, but could not shake his rivals as they were back together again for the final 500m.
  • Warner accuses Cricket Australia of unsettling team

    Warner accuses Cricket Australia of unsettling team

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    Australia face hosts England in a make or break Champions Trophy match at Birmingham's Edgbaston ground on Saturday, where a defeat could see them fail to qualify for the semi-finals of a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-dy worldwide teams.
  • Durant rallies Warriors to bring title within reach

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    Inside the locker room, though, belief remains strong. "If you relax, they make you pay". "He's been an awesome player in this league for a long time, and I think he senses this is his moment, his team". "Always hard no matter what happens in the first two games", he said of Game 3s. Not in Game 3. If not for their meltdown previous year, the Warriors, whose record-setting 73-win season got lost in the Finals aftermath, would be looking for a third straight crown.
  • Schuylkill County speller eliminated from national bee

    Schuylkill County speller eliminated from national bee

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    Dakota Valley seventh-grader Nana Addo survived the first three rounds of the Scripps Spelling Bee , advancing in the national competition in Washington , D.C. To get to the national level, Naomi first had to win the Maine State Spelling Bee in March. Next school year, Maia will attend Bishop Gorman High School.
  • Penguins rout Predators, edge closer to Stanley Cup

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    Game 6 is in Nashville on Sunday. Conor Sheary , Phil Kessel - just as linemate Malkin predicted - and 35-year-old playoff newbie Ron Hainsey also scored for Pittsburgh. The Game 5 collapse leaves the Predators without much confidence in Rinne and no room for error. Subban held on to Crosby's leg. Crosby, his body on top of Subban's, tried to force his head on to the ice.
  • UK PM Theresa May falls short of majority

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    And in case she is successful in forming such a government she would have to go to the House of Commons, Britain's Lok Sabha, and survive a motion of confidence that would be brought in the house. "Certainly that's what's expected", said a source quoted by Press Association. Steven Fielding, a professor of politics at the University of Nottingham, called her "a zombie prime minister".