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Noren started the final day seven shots behind before getting round in a 10 under 62 to finish 11 under overall. Dodt held the 54-hole lead at the European Tour's flagship tournament but with flawless scoring conditions early in the day the Australian was under pressure from the opening hole.
  • Jelena Ostapenko holds her nerve to beat Caroline Wozniacki in quarter-final

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    The world number 47 has produced some of her finest performances on clay this season including a runner-up finish in Charleston before reaching the final four in Prague. She finished a total of three aces and 25 winners, nine more than her French opponent. - Local favourite Kristina Mladenovic saved a break point after play resumed following a rain delay and then broke Timea Bacsinszky to lead 3-1 before dropping her serve twice to trail 4-3 in the second set after Bacsinszky won the first ...
  • Kevin Durant scores team-high in blowout loss

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    It was a pretty big night for LeBron , given that he also staved off elimination and a series sweep for his Cleveland Cavaliers . When I say something, I've thought about what I'm going to say before I say it. Maybe LeBron was making an aggressive play to land Durant if the Cavs come back in this year's Finals . Sure, it will be a tall task in Oakland with a motivated Kevin Durant trying to capture his first career title and playing like a possible Finals MVP.
  • Manchester United Release Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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    The Europa League winners won't be exercising the option to trigger a one-year extension in Ibra's contract, meaning the hitman is free to find another club. Before he joined the Old Trafford side, critics were doubtful about his abilities considering his age, but he has managed to shut them all down by becoming one of United's most dependable players last season.
  • Nadal wins record-breaking 10th French Open

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    But when he returned, he swept to the French and US Open titles and reclaimed the world number one spot. "If you're not completely free. you don't want him to take the lead and play even more freely", said Wawrinka, who became U.S. The 32-year-old couldn´t take it and it proved to be the only break point he earned all afternoon. Wawrinka had to be aggressive but he was making far too many unforced errors - 17 in the first set alone.
  • Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks

    Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks

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    Playing at the new Yankee Stadium for the first time without now-retired slugger David Ortiz on the roster, the Red Sox launched a trio of long balls and moved within a game of first-place NY. It's unknown if Remy made these comments because of Schmidt's earlier remarks. "Break it down pretty easy between pitching coach and pitcher after a long period of time".
  • Hamilton ties Senna with Canadian GP pole

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    Vettel's fastest supersoft lap time was exactly three tenths faster than that of Hamilton, his nearest competitor. Felipe Massa qualified seventh for Williams , ahead of the Force Indias of Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon . Despite that, Vettel initially kept the top spot ahead of Hamilton, before Bottas took P1 with the purple-marked rubber. "They were untouched; they could control the race".
  • Champions Trophy: Pak-Sri Lanka set for 'quarter-final' clash on Monday

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    When you bat second you know exactly what you need to do, so that stress for us is out of the way and we can just focus on restricting the opposition now. South Africa had only 119 on the board after 25 overs, and it was obvious Faf du Plessis and de Villiers had to lift the tempo. After demolishing South Africa in the must-win fixture on Sunday, India skipper Virat Kohli asserted that it was their best performance of the ongoing Champions Trophy so far.
  • Penguins stick with Murray for Game 5

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    The guy that scored the victor in Games 3 and 4 of the Stanley Cup Final doesn't even have a locker in the Nashville Predators' dressing room. The Predators are 0-4 in the last 4 meetings in Pittsburgh and the home team is 7-0 in the last 7 meetings while the over is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings.
  • Tapwrit denies Jersey-bred, Irish War Cry his Belmont glory

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    Tapwrit finished sixth in the 20-horse Derby after encountering traffic in what Pletcher described as "a sneaky good" race. Tapwrit , who entered the race with 5-1 odds to win, was followed by Irish War Cry , who led the field for the majority of the race.
  • Civil rights groups denounce anti-Muslim rallies across US

    Civil rights groups denounce anti-Muslim rallies across US

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    The Council for American Islamic Relations, however, called the ACT for America event "anti-Islam rallies" and urged people to respond with peaceful educational events and activities. Chris Achey, 47, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, said he did not hate Muslims but believes that much of Islam is incompatible with Western culture. In more than two doze.