• Refs take responsibility for technical foul confusion

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    If the National Basketball Association was to conspire during Game 4, wouldn't it have been against the Warriors so the series would be extended by at least one more game? Realizing that they had called a second technical on such an important player, in such an important game saw them change their minds.
  • Jelena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep to win French Open

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    Halep , one of the pre-tournament favourites, was beaten 4-6 6-4 6-3, three years after losing another tight final to Maria Sharapova at Roland Garros . Halep won the opening set 6-4. Cahill is optimistic that won't be the case. "Nobody taught me, it's just the way I play", said Ostapenko. It was the second defeat in the final here for Romanian Halep, who was also bidding to become world number one by winning the trophy.
  • Harry Kane comes to England's rescue against Scotland

    Harry Kane comes to England's rescue against Scotland

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    However, Kane soon cushioned a volley home following Raheem Sterling's deep cross. In describing the moment Southgate revealed he would captain the team, Kane added: 'It was quite emotional. 'Obviously I don't know what the gaffer's feeling is on it. "It was brilliant for him that in a pressure moment he executed a skill that he made look easier than it actually was".
  • Rumman Raees to replace injured Wahab Riaz in Champions Trophy

    Rumman Raees to replace injured Wahab Riaz in Champions Trophy

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    Rohit Sharma and Shikar Dhawan gave a rollicking start and well sustained by Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh . In front of a cacophonous capacity crowd in Birmingham , and up to a billion television viewers worldwide, Pakistan were shoddy in the field, flaky under catches and too passive with ball in hand as Rohit Sharma , Shikhar Dhawan , Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh all helped themselves to half-centuries.
  • Twins select SS/OF Lewis with first pick of 2017 MLB draft

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    In this final week, we're going to throw some names out who might be available when the Mariners pick with numbers 17, 55, 93, and 123. First-Team All-ACC selection has excellent patience and eye at plate, hitting.342 with 13 HRs and team-leading 77 RBIs - and just 12 strikeouts in 228 at-bats this season for Cavaliers.
  • Ostapenko Overpowers Wozniacki to Reach First Major Semifinal

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    The match was delayed twice by rain, once with Wozniacki leading 6-4, 2-5, and the second time with Wozniacki leading 2-1, on serve in set three. The first woman from her country to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal - beating 2016 Olympic gold medalist Monica Puig and 2010 French Open finalist Samantha Stosur en route - the 47th-ranked Ostapenko has not yet won a title on the WTA circuit.
  • Revived Lions keen to take down Highlanders

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    Lions captain Sam Warburton:"For one reason or another the penalties got up into double figures". Fly-half Lima Sopoaga and wing Waisake Naholo have been released from All Blacks camp to represent their team while there is a place in the midfield for Malakai Fekitoa, a surprise omission from Steve Hansen's squad last week.
  • Tom Heaton and Jack Butland given chance to impress against France

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    England manager Gareth Southgate has suggested Manchester City centre-back John Stones will possibly be used in a midfield capacity as the national team strives to qualify for the World Cup in Russian Federation. Club teammates and global captains Harry Kane and Hugo Lloris will be lining up against one another tonight as the striker and 'keeper respectively lead their nations out for this friendly fixture.
  • Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No

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    The Cincinnati Reds select high school phenom Hunter Greene in the Major League Baseball draft. Lewis was somewhat of a surprise selection, getting taken over two-way stars Brendan McKay and Hunter Greene , as well as right-hander Kyle Wright.
  • Man United Agree £30m Lindelof Deal With Benfica

    Man United Agree £30m Lindelof Deal With Benfica

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    Manager Jose Mourinho was reportedly keen on bringing Lindelof to Old Trafford during the January transfer window, but the move is said to have been scuppered by Benfica's valuation of the player . United conceded just 29 goals last season, good for second-fewest in the Premier League , but Mourinho has always prided himself on having an impenetrable defense.