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Rafael Nadal's 2017 French Open success was the ultimate performance at Roland Garros , according to Bjorn Borg, who expects the Spaniard and Roger Federer to challenge at Wimbledon next month. The 31-year-old Spaniard picked up his tenth French Open title last week, not losing a single set in the tournament. Despite his dominance at the French Open , Nadal said he never took victory for granted.
  • White Sox recall Adam Engel from Class AAA Charlotte

    White Sox recall Adam Engel from Class AAA Charlotte

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    He couldn't get through the third inning, allowing seven runs on nine hits in 2 2/3 innings. On the other side, the over is 33-16-2 in the Twins' last 51 home games versus an opponent with a losing record and has cashed in six of their last eight games when facing a left-handed starter.
  • Mexico Comes Back to Defeat New Zealand 2-1

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    Russian Federation might have been level as the half-time whistle approached, but striker Fedor Smolov could not adjust his feet in time to steer Aleksandr Golovin's cross on target. "I am disappointed about the game, I did not guard well", New Zealand's midfielder Michael McGlinchey said in an interview with TASS after the match.
  • LSU eliminates Florida State from CWS, will face Oregon State next

    LSU eliminates Florida State from CWS, will face Oregon State next

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    Jackson Lueck drilled a double just inside the left-field line, and Nieporte lifted a fly ball to left for a sacrifice fly. FSU (46-23) got single runs in the second and sixth innings. "Having all those guys behind me over the course of my career making play after play, picking me up on defense and scoring runs in the games I throw, I couldn't have done it without those guys".
  • Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case

    Di Maria strikes deal with Spanish prosecutor in tax case

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    According to prosecutors, the Portuguese coach used offshore entities in the British Virgin Islands and Ireland to avoid paying Spanish taxes. However, Perez said that he had not spoken to Ronaldo, who is on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, which ends on July 2.
  • Buffalo gives up winger William Carrier, 6th round pick to Vegas

    Buffalo gives up winger William Carrier, 6th round pick to Vegas

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    Depending on how many teams are interested in him, the price could rise to a first round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft . All indications are that Predators' forward James Neal has been selected by Vegas in the NHL Expansion Draft , hockey sources tell Newschannel 5 Sports.
  • England storm into semis of Champions Trophy

    England storm into semis of Champions Trophy

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    The England bowlers then produced a stellar show to dismiss New Zealand for 223 runs by the 45th over. Asked to bat first, England rode on half-centuries from Alex Hales, Joe Root and Jos Butler to post a formidable total of 310 runs.
  • Scalise Remains in Critical Condition Will Require Additional Surgeries

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    The Louisiana congressman was shot in the hip by a deranged gunman Wednesday morning while practicing for the annual charitable congressional baseball game. Hodgkinson, a Belleville, Illinois, home inspector who had been living out of his van near the park, had a social media page filled with criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo denies tax evasion charges

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    The prosecutor also alleged that the Portuguese falsely reported income as coming from real estate, which it said had greatly reduced his tax rate. "There is no off shore structure for evading taxes ", Gestifute said in a statement . Gestifute then detailed Tollin's distribution of taxes during Ronaldo's time in England before insisting no altered arrangements were put in place when the Portugal worldwide made a then-world record move to Madrid in 2009.
  • O'Mahony To Lead Lions Against Maori All Blacks

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    Replacements: K Owens, J McGrath, K Sinckler, I Henderson, S Warburton, G Laidlaw, O Farrell, E Daly. Ireland loose forward CJ Stander put his name into the mix with a titanic performance at number eight, while tour captain Sam Warburton grew into the game and was much better in the second half.
  • Ronaldo heads Portugal to win over Russia at Confed Cup

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    The Russian captain and custodian, Igor Akinfeev , on his 100th appearance was enormous between the sticks and made a sensational stop to deny Andre Silva in the second-half to keep his side in the game. Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez and Hector Moreno scored the goals to come away with the point from that match. Commenting on the match results , Akinfeev said "unfortunately we lost, but there were no apathetic players on the field".
  • Cristiano Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho caught up in Spain tax scandal

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    Manchester United and PSG were instantly linked with moves while Express Sport understands Chelsea also hold an interest. Mourinho was accused by a state prosecutor of defrauding Spain's Tax Office of $3.7 million. Spanish prosecutors said on Tuesday they had filed a claim against the current Manchester United manager on two counts of tax fraud in 2011 and 2012.