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Irish War Cry , Tapwrit and Lookin At Lee were the three favorites, but there were plenty of other horses that could've had a shot to win to the 2017 Belmont Stakes . "I think he's got a good chance". Epicharis is scheduled to return to Japan on Thursday. However, the 1½-mile distance is a question for every entrant since most horses have never run that far and will never be asked to again.
  • Ostapenko roars back to upset Halep in French Open final

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    Ostapenko's win denied Halep not only a first Grand Slam title but what would have been a win that elevated her to the No. 1 ranking, bumping the struggling Angie Kerber who still hangs on to the top spot. Ostapenko pushed for the break but Halep is a better defender than any of the Latvian's previous opponents and she withstood the pressure. Fortune favours the fearless and Ostapenko got a crucial break thanks to a huge element of luck in the next game.
  • Halep confident of French Open triumph

    Halep confident of French Open triumph

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    Ostapenko won her birthday battle against Timea Bacsinszky to become the first unseeded woman to reach the Roland Garros final for 34 years. Jelena Ostapenko is a young woman in a hurry. The Romanian entered the French Open as the form women's player on clay and just might have destiny on her side after rallying from a set and 5-1 down - then saving a match point - in the quarterfinals against Elina Svitolina on Wednesday.
  • Five things we learned from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals

    Five things we learned from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals

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    They grabbed a 2-1 series lead by crushing the Penguins, 5-1, in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final. "I just think he has such a drive to be the best, and he's willing to do what it takes", Sullivan said. "I was in some kind of lock there". This was the Crosby who asserts his will on games, who's unrelenting and unstoppable by any natural force. Maatta's now-signature move of putting his back to a defender led to the first goal in Game 4.
  • Jelena Ostapenko Pulls A Thrilling Upset To Win The French Open

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    Three years ago it was something new, so now I know. And victory was secured in fitting fashion, a rasping double-handed backhand victor down the line rendering Halep motionless while Ostapenko was left to soak up the adulation of the crowd following a stunning triumph.
  • Irving, James lead Cavaliers over Warriors to avoid sweep

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    This set the tone for the entire quarter ( 49 points , the highest in an National Basketball Association playoff game ever) and for the first-half (86 points, highest ever in National Basketball Association finals history). The Cavaliers, who a year ago made an unprecedented rally from a 3-1 Finals deficit to beat the Warriors, were physical right from the opening tip in what was easily the most emotionally-charged game of the series.
  • LeBron, Cavs end Warriors flawless postseason run in Game 4

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    But the circumstances that allowed James to sign with Miami were different than what paved Durant's way to Golden State. "Cavs in 7! Cavs in 7!" As the final seconds ticked off, Cleveland fans chanted "Cavs in 7". But now that we're in this situation, why not take care of business and finish the job. It's a maturing process that Warriors coach Steve Kerr can see in Durant seeking the ball in clutch moments and blending his skills with his teammates rather than trying to force his style ...
  • Griezmann commits future to Atletico Madrid

    Griezmann commits future to Atletico Madrid

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    After what feels like eons, the Griezmann saga has finally reached its conclusion. But Griezmann has now made a decision to remain loyal to Atletico, who are unable to sign any players until January, given that they would be unable to sign a replacement this summer.
  • Felt like a club batter in front of Yuvraj: Kohli

    Felt like a club batter in front of Yuvraj: Kohli

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    We bowled a really good over and then we bowled a variation with our sixth ball and that's the ball that ended up going for a boundary. A headline in The Hindu read " India knocks the stuffing out of Pakistan " with the newspaper calling the recent cricketing rivalry between the two neighbours "anything but competitive".
  • LeBron James climbs to third place in career NBA Finals scoring

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    He recorded 31 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists for tonight's win, and surpassed Magic Johnson for most triple-doubles on the all-time NBA Finals list. The second quarter turned into the Irving show, with the point guard dropping 17 points on an array of off balance 3-pointers and lay-ups. Draymond Green was thought to have been tossed after recording a perceived second technical foul.
  • Harry Kane Gunning for Messi, Ronaldo; Wants Ballon d'Or!

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    He wants to be one of the best in the world. Kane will lead the charge to help Spurs kick on again in the Champions League next season but the final frontier is undoubtedly establishing himself as a major force with England . "I want to get back playing, hopefully get back scoring". "I was lucky enough to play in the game a couple of years ago when we won 3-1 and the game at Wembley was good as well, a convincing 3-0 win".
  • South Africa cruise to 7-wicket consolation win vs England

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    England were reduced to 20 for the loss of six wickets inside the first five overs of the match in Middlesex, which is also Morgan's home ground in English domestic cricket. It is understood there is no significant concern as yet about the availability of any of the first-choice trio for England's opening Champions Trophy match against Bangladesh at The Oval on Thursday.