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He won the first two segments and appeared to be set up to take home the $1 million prize before a slow pit stop cost him valuable position in the 10-lap shootout portion of the race. But I can't say enough about my team. But we'd obviously rather win and have one in the win column - that way you get in no matter what. Denny Hamlin took Stage 3 thanks in part to a speedy pit-stop following a caution with just eight laps to go.
  • Dana White Denies Demetrious Johnson's Bullying Accusations

    Dana White Denies Demetrious Johnson's Bullying Accusations

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    In the statement, Johnson called himself "the best fighter in the world and arguably the greatest fighter of all time" and said UFC "chooses not to market" him. " I think the smartest thing for me to do is stay on the path I'm on now until Demetrious mans up and realizes he's going to ruin his legacy by not taking this fight ", Dillashaw said to MMA Junkie .
  • Manchester United close in on signing of Álvaro Morata from Real Madrid

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    It appears that Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata will become Jose Mourinho's first signing of the summer after various outlets in Spain reported that a deal is all but agreed . It looks as though Morata is on his way to United where he should be guaranteed more regular action as the Red Devils have a lack of strikers with Ibrahimovic gone and Wayne Rooney expected to follow him out the exit door.
  • Preds: Shutting down Pens' stars not possible every game

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    The two games in Nashville were won by the Predators by a 9-2 score. I was trying to get out of there. It'll be even crazier for Sunday's must-win Game 6! The Penguins captain slashed through the Nashville defence on his first shift, drew a penalty and then set up Justin Schultz for the first goal in a 6-0 Thursday night thumping.
  • Jelena Ostapenko defeats Simona Halep to win French Open

    Jelena Ostapenko defeats Simona Halep to win French Open

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    Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko celebrates with her trophy after winning her final tennis match against Romania's Simona Halep at the Roland Garros 2017 French Open on June 10, 2017 in Paris . It was always my dream, and to be here and win it is just awesome. Ostapenko, whose average forehand speed of 76 miles per hour this tournament has eclipsed that of Andy Murray (73), continued to let fly with a bombardment of winners and errors.
  • Watch French Open Semi Final from Roland Garros

    Watch French Open Semi Final from Roland Garros

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    Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal is facing sixth-seeded Dominic Thiem, the only man to beat the Spaniard on clay this season. The women's final will be Halep vs. Nadal, who has won all nine finals he has played in Paris, will take on 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka on Sunday. Murray won the first set 7-6 (6). Spain's Rafael Nadal plays a shot against Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta during their quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, ...
  • May Struggles to Hang On as Election Plunges Britain Into Political Chaos

    May Struggles to Hang On as Election Plunges Britain Into Political Chaos

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    Instead, the result has sown confusion and division in British ranks, just days before negotiations are due to start on June 19. May, who went into the election with a reputation for quiet competence, was criticized for a lackluster campaigning style and for a plan to force elderly people to pay more for their care, a proposal her opponents dubbed the "dementia tax".
  • Sri Lanka stun India with historic chase of 322 runs for win

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    After suffering a heart-wrenching seven-wicket defeat against Sri Lanka , India skipper Virat Kohli has asserted that his side will have to push harder and put more runs on the board in what would be a virtual quarter-final against South Africa in the ongoing Champions Trophy .
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    India captain Virat Kohli said his team were not invincible after the defending champions allowed Sri Lanka to chase down a target of 322 to win a pulsating Champions Trophy match at The Oval on Thursday. Although he is well aware of the criticism that would come with elimination at the group stage, India captain Kohli is remaining upbeat and he called on his players to embrace the high-stakes nature of their showdown with South Africa .
  • Halep Defeats Pliskova to Reach Second Roland Garros Final

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    Neither Young nor Gonzalez have ever been in the final of a Grand Slam tournament. Halep, the No. 3 seed, broke Pliskova in the third game of the opening set to take an early 2-1 lead. Ostapenko said: "In some moments I felt a little bit tight because it was already the semi-final". When it was, Ostapenko also ensured becoming the youngest French Open finalist since Ana Ivanovic in 2007.