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But, from a seemingly fruitless position, he then engineered one of the sport's most remarkable seasons. As always at Roland Garros, Nadal stood head and shoulders above his competition. But it didn't materialize and Wawrinka flung his racket to the court in disgust when he missed a forehand passing shot with Nadal stranded. After Nadal sealed the second set both players left the court while court staff watered down the red dust.
  • Tapwrit beats Irish War Cry to win Belmont Stakes

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    He's the first trainer to win the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont with different horses since 1996. There may have been no Triple Crown on the line this year, but don't try to tell someone like Pletcher that the race lacked meaning. Ortiz was aboard for both of those misadventures. Jockey Jose Ortiz and Tapwrit riding to victory at the Blemont Stakes. "Today he showed up". But the time was good enough to put away a talented Irish War Cry , who led most of the way after being ...
  • If Cavs Don't Win Championship It Will Be An Unsuccessful Season

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    A prodigy who took America by storm with his mind-boggling performances as an 18-year-old in high school, James was bestowed the honor of being the next Michael Jordan - how the mighty have fallen, eh? The owner's letter, incongruously rendered in the Comic Sans font, referred to James as "our former hero", who committed a "cowardly betrayal" with his "shameful display of selfishness" and "disloyalty".
  • Stanley Cup Finals: How The Pittsburgh Penguins Can Win Game Two

    Stanley Cup Finals: How The Pittsburgh Penguins Can Win Game Two

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    We always look to our leadership group that we trust so much just because of their body of work with us and their ability to respond the right way to any of the adversities that this team has faced". "We've just got to focus on those things that we can control, and that's going to be our competitive level, our attitude, our execution, all of those things within our control".
  • Josh Jackson cancels workout with Celtics

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    That rumor has since been refuted , but with this latest news that he canceled his meeting with the Celtics yesterday, it's looking more and more like he's LA-bound. He's someone who has basketball in his blood with both his parents being wonderful players. Fox, again has received interest from the Lakers and the Philadelphia 76ers , which have the Nos.
  • Matt Murray remains Penguins starter for Game 5

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    Schultz, Bryan Rust , Malkin, Conor Sheary , Phil Kessel and Ron Hainsey scored the Pittsburgh goals. Predators head coach Peter Laviolette saw things rather differently. The team that has won Game 5 in a 2-2 series has gone on to win the Cup 71 percent (17 of 24) of the time since 1939. And while no one's taking away the two wins Pittsburgh has in the bank, the underlying numbers provide something of an ominous sign for what's to come in the final two or three games.
  • Fans celebrate Pittsburgh Penguins' Stanley Cup victory, parade

    Fans celebrate Pittsburgh Penguins' Stanley Cup victory, parade

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    Country music star Luke Bryan opened NBC's Game 6 broadcast of the Stanley Cup Final at 8 p.m. ET with a special performance from the rooftop of Tootsie's World Famous Orchid Lounge in Nashville , Tenn., and joined McHugh, Milbury, and Jones during first intermission coverage.
  • What do Pens and Preds have in store for Game 2?

    What do Pens and Preds have in store for Game 2?

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    It's Aberg's second goal of the playoffs. He has found his touch at the right time for Pittsburgh , which leads the Final 1-0. Nashville recorded consecutive shutouts at the United Center en route to a first-round sweep of the Chicago Blackhawks , and posted a pair of victories in Anaheim in the Western Conference Final.
  • Champions Trophy: Pakistan bowl against Sri Lanka in 'quarter-final'

    Champions Trophy: Pakistan bowl against Sri Lanka in 'quarter-final'

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    The prize for Monday's winners will be a semi-final spot, nearly certainly against England on Wednesday at the same venue rather than facing Bangladesh at Edgbaston 24 hours later. Despite Niroshan Dickwella's 73, the Pakistan attack - led by Junaid Khan (3-40) and Hasan Ali (3-43) - forced a Sri Lanka collapse from 161-4 to 236 all out at Sophia Gardens.
  • James would want Jordan, Johnson as his 3-on-3 teammates

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    I'll probably watch-my son's tournament is this summer, so I'll be a part of the game. Sometimes even the greatest stars need to sit back, relax and put on a game of women's basketball. Draymond Green is one those players, and said one reason he is in a favor of it is because "guys can win that are not pro athletes". You see in these other sports where they go compete in the Olympics but they have regular day jobs.
  • Golden State Warriors: 5 takeaways from Game 5 vs

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    The Warriors' victory on Monday night peaked with 29.5 million viewers and was an increase of 20 percent from the 20.9 million who watched Game 5 past year. LeBron James has 33 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists for the Cavaliers , who have fought valiantly but have not been able to find an answer for Durant.