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Stanislav Cherchesov is expecting "a kind of final" as Russian Federation and Mexico go head-to-head for a place in the last four of the Confederations Cup . "It's less than 72 hours to recover, it's not easy", said the coach, who steered his team to the Euro 2016 title over seven games in a 27-day period in France.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia — FIFA Confederations Cup

    Cristiano Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia — FIFA Confederations Cup

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    Santos told a pre-match news conference in St Petersburg that he would similarly rotate his starting XI but refused to confirm whether that means time on the bench for Ronaldo. Herculez Gomez and the FC panel look at Mexico's lacklustre win over New Zealand and the changes that affected their play . "It's many, many millions who every time Cristiano plays are very interested in watching him play", Santos said.
  • Virat Kohli Gives His Take on Anil Kumble's Resignation

    Virat Kohli Gives His Take on Anil Kumble's Resignation

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    Anil Kumble is not a quitter and his exit after India's shocking defeat at the hands of Pakistan in the Champions Trophy needs to be investigated. "And we all respect him totally". Moreover, the 28-year old also refused to comment on whether the rift could have any adverse effects on the team's performances, saying, "See as I mentioned, for me it is important to maintain the sanctity of the change room".
  • How to watch the 2017 NBA draft

    How to watch the 2017 NBA draft

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    In his first game with the Huskies, he scored 33 points in a 100-96 overtime loss during an exhibition in Australia to the Dandenong Rangers. He averaged 12 points, 7.8 rebounds and 1.5 blocks on a deep Seminoles team, shooting almost 51 percent overall and 78 percent from the line.
  • Ronaldo header gives Portugal win over Confed Cup hosts Russia

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    It comes three days on from Ronaldo doing likewise in the aftermath of Portugal's 2-2 draw with Mexico , despite being made man of the match and therefore obliged to speak to reporters. "We were certainly not nervous", he said. " We know how to adapt to different opponents ". Bakary issued three yellow cards to Reyes, Herrera and Boxall, but all of the bookings were awarded individually leading to confusion and a lengthy time delay as New Zealand lined up to take the ensuing ...
  • Picks, Pritchard give Pacers cause for hope

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    If no trade is made this summer, George, according to a source , would still be comfortable playing out the final year of his contract next season for the Pacers. And last time I checked, $2.5 million homes aren't easy to sell. I think we have to look at our scenarios, and it doesn't mean we have to look today.
  • Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball

    Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball

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    Shortly after being selected #2 overall in the NBA Draft, LaVar stated boldly that his son would "take the Lakers to the playoffs his first year". This is the maelstrom Lonzo is entering. As usual, everyone seems a bit anxious about it but Lonzo. However, getting Los Angeles into the playoffs could be a very tall order for Ball, given that the team has been among the NBA's worst for four straight seasons and likely won't add a veteran star, such as Paul George or LeBron James , ...
  • Celtics' Danny Ainge not anxious about trading away No. 1 overall pick

    Celtics' Danny Ainge not anxious about trading away No. 1 overall pick

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    While the Celtics awaited league approval of their reported swap for the No. 3 pick, the franchise evaluated a new prospect for the first time: Jayson Tatum, according to a source. If the order in the 2017 draft doesn't change, it will mark the first time in National Basketball Association history that the same three teams pick in the same order in consecutive drafts.
  • Vegas selects Marc-Andre Fleury in National Hockey League expansion draft

    Vegas selects Marc-Andre Fleury in National Hockey League expansion draft

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    Fleury was one of three goalies taken in the expansion draft - Calvin Pickard (Colorado Avalanche ) and Jean-Francois Berube ( New York Islanders ) were the other two - but Fleury is the presumptive starter. Doesn't matter where, they're going to be in this draft 20 years from now. But it wasn't just about the players that the Golden Knights added today.
  • Celtics Choose Jayson Tatum With No. 3 Pick

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    And, to no surprise, they all expressed optimism that Tatum will do good things when he first dons his new Celtics jersey bearing No. 11. As part of the deal with Philadelphia, Boston will also receive a first-round draft pick in either 2018 or 2019 - giving it even more bargaining chips to bolster its roster.