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The Russian national team will play with the Portuguese team, which is acting Europe's champion, on June 21 in Moscow. The Confederations Cup's final is due in St. The 63rd-ranked home team handled the pressure superbly in front of president Vladimir Putin and a 50,000-strong home crowd at the sparkly new Krestovsky Stadium, proving far too polished for their 95th-ranked visitors.
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    Fleetwood, from Southport, had been tied for the lead after birdies on the first, eighth, 12th, 14th and 15th, only to bogey the last after following up a poor pitch by putting his birdie attempt off the green. Thomas had 300 yards to the hole for his second shot at the 18th. "I don't see it turning into a situation that gets out of control, like people saw in 1992".
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    Mayweather is considered the heavy favorite going into the fight , though regardless of the outcome McGregor's paycheck promises to be by far the biggest of his career. Over a year and a half ago, McGregor did the impossible and knocked-out the pound-for-pound #1 fighter in the UFC , Jose Aldo , in just a matter of 13 seconds to claim the Featherweight Championship.
  • Berger achieves rare back-to-back St. Jude win

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    But Mickelson closed with two bogeys, a birdie and a double bogey at No. 9 to finish at 4 under par, five behind co-leaders Chez Reavie , Charl Schwartzel and Sebastian Munoz. At one point, there were nine players tied for the lead at 8-under before Berger finally emerged from the pile. CAMBRIDGE, Ontario - Ariya Jutanugarn was seated by the scorer's tent after finishing her final round Sunday, snapping selfies with In Gee Chun and thinking there was little chance they would return to the ...
  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final: Wriddhiman Saha dismisses Pakistan's chances against India

    ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final: Wriddhiman Saha dismisses Pakistan's chances against India

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    Imran also praised the captaincy of Sarfraz Ahmed. Mellowed the two captains might be, but the "just another game" theory belies what is at stake. It was then over to Amir, who quickly dispelled the predictions of many that India could pull off a tournament and ground-record run chase - in the process silencing the majority support in a sell-out crowd for this high-profile showdown as their team folded to 158 all out in 30.3 overs.
  • NHL: Nashville coach asks fans to stop tossing catfish on ice

    NHL: Nashville coach asks fans to stop tossing catfish on ice

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    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. This is where Kessel has made his living during these playoffs and for a forward who could've won the Conn Smythe a year ago, he needs to find a way to contribute.
  • Spieth stabilizes in final round at US Open

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    Open in relation to par. All of that, and he's still one back of leader Brian Harman , who is 12-under par for the week after shooting a five-under 67 on Saturday. The course had been softened by rain earlier in the week, and it finally played the way the USGA wanted in the final round. Whether this has been a good USA open so far seems to be in the eye of the beholder.
  • US Open: Thomas tickled pink over his 63

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    But those errors were comfortably outweighed by nine birdies and a spectacular eagle at the par-five 18th, where he hit his approach shot to eight feet from 299 yards. Low scores were available. Not everyone can take advantage. Going into the final round, 42 players were still under par. Zach Johnson holed an 8-foot putt on the par-3 ninth for his third birdie of the front nine.
  • 76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick

    76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick

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    In return, the Celtics will get Philly's Third overall pick, and two of the 76ers future 1st round picks. Whether you are a die-hard Celtics or just a casual NBA observer, there's no getting around the impact Ainge has had on this franchise since becoming its president of basketball operations.
  • Confederation Cup 2017: Russia beat New Zealand 2-0 in opener

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    And while a good display in a 2-1 defeat to their next opponents in October previous year gave them heart, Boxall said they needed to be much better with a key part of their game plan that they executed well in that fixture. New Zealand had their first major chances when Ryan Thomas' powerful effort forced an impressive save from Igor Akinfeev and Smith's header from the resulting corner was hacked off the line by Yuri Zhirkov.
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    Also at 11 under was Tommy Fleetwood , who was poised to take the lead until his pitch came up short, his next shot went 60 feet down a slope on the back of the 18th green and he turned potential birdie into bogey and settled for a 68. The USGA is providing complimentary bottled water the rest of the week. The disappointed 21-year-old declined to be interviewed. For most others, it was being careless off the tee and facing the rigorous test of recovering.
  • Summerhays rebounds on back 9 on moving day at US Open

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    His nine-under tour of rain-softened Erin Hills eclipsed the eight-under-par 63 carded by Johnny Miller in winning the 1973 U.S. Open at Oakmont, and matched the all-time low for any major of 63. "I played a lot", a smiling Harman said. "But you can't do anything about that stuff". "There's definitely some opportunity", said Koepka , who has one PGA Tour victory.