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Kyle Busch turned a lap of 179.151 miles per hour to win the pole for today's Monster Energy Cup Race at Pocono Raceway . Blaney's margin of victory was a mere.139 seconds. "A win like this is good for the sport". Busch drove his No. 18 Toyota around the 2.5-mile triangular track at 179.151 miles per hour in 50.237 seconds during the final round of qualifying to capture the pole Sunday's race.
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    Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Predators Fish-Throwing Fan

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    Rinne stopped 18 of the first 19 shots faced through the first two periods, but he allowed a shaky goal in the first period to Jake Guentzel , the Game 1 hero for Pittsburgh , who squeezed a rebound between Rinne's arm and body while he hugged the post.
  • Warriors beat Cavaliers in Game 5, win National Basketball Association title

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    We lost two of them. Nobody will have the same 15 players they ended the season with. It's weird how human evolution goes in reverse in sports . It's about winning. Portland played Golden State eight times this season. They had it all - an unbridled pace, exquisite ballhandling and passing, remarkable shot-making, suffocating defense, and adept coaching.
  • ICC Champions Trophy Semi Final Preview

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    Pakistan then held their nerve in a three-wicket win over Sri Lanka in Cardiff on Monday - a virtual quarter-final for both sides. The left-arm quick took two for 53 and also starred with the bat, making an unbeaten 28 in a match-clinching unbroken stand of 75 with Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed (61 not out) that clinched a three-wicket win.
  • Sessions vehemently denies Russian Federation collusion claims

    Sessions vehemently denies Russian Federation collusion claims

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    John Cornyn, it was former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey still in the hot seat. "It is premature for me to deny the president a full and intelligent choice about executive privilege", Sessions said. " I did not have any private meetings, nor do I recall any conversations with any Russian officials at the Mayflower Hotel". The reporter was told Sessions and his staff met with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak in his Senate office, and had a "brief ...
  • Rep. Steve Scalise and others shot at congressional baseball practice

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    Hodgkinson , 66, of IL, citing a government official. "Trump is a Traitor". According to the Washington Post , was charged with battery and aiding damage to a vehicle in April 2006 in St. "Let me be as clear as I can be". "I just didn't want her to wake up and learn the news", Flake said. Susan Griffiths, spokeswoman for George Washington University Hospital Center, said two people were being treated there and were in critical condition.
  • Warriors top Cavaliers to win National Basketball Association championship

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    Durant didnt really need a hard sell that day in the Hamptons. "I was anxious. I was jittery". "This is my eighth trip to the Finals, and I've had some pretty good ones in my day". James hit a layup to open the fourth quarter and pull Cleveland within 98-95, as close as the Cavs had been in the second half after trailing by 17 in the second quarter.
  • Stats: Pakistan enter their maiden Champions Trophy final

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    Such was Pakistan's control that Ben Stokes's 34 took 64 balls and did not include a single boundary. I think India should reach the final if they play to their strengths. There's a bit of concern about the middle-order batting, but we will sort out the problems. A two-day turnaround does not leave much time to address such issues but, then again, Pakistan only needed three days to bounce back from a 124-run thrashing by arch-rivals and title-holders India in their tournament opener ...
  • England, France Unite With Britpop

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    A week later men in a van mowed down civilians on London Bridge and later used knives to kill seven people in a busy area of London. But a dazzling France attack, led by Monaco sensation Kylian Mbappe , continued to tear holes in the England defence despite the numerical disadvantage and Borussia Dortmund winger Ousmane Dembele became the third home player to score a maiden worldwide goal when he sealed victory 12 minutes from time .
  • Crosby now the greatest Penguin

    Crosby now the greatest Penguin

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    ESPN reports Pittsburgh is 8-1 to win a third straight Cup. Crosby , who was second in playoff scoring, was integral in the Penguins' 6-0 win in Pittsburgh , beginning with his first-period burst that drew a power play and led to an early first-period goal.