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England, quite apart from ranking among the tournament favourites, look in formidable shape after working with the fitness coach Ben Young, who has trained the England rugby union side as well as Saracens. "The expectation to do well has been different for the group and we talk a lot about how you use that as a positive or a negative", he said. "We started off with too much respect for Denmark and in awe of the finals but at halftime I told them not to show Denmark that much respect...
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    It proved a hugely profitable day for Matthews, who cut his deficit in the points classification from 79 to 29 as Marcel Kittel struggled in the green jersey, finishing in a group more than 16 minutes behind the leaders. Both days are going to be absolutely crucial. He added: "Nothing is lost". "We took it from the word go, attacking the whole climb to make it hard for Quick-Step to shut us down", said Matthews.
  • Nike and the NBA Introduce Jerseys for 2017-18 Season

    Nike and the NBA Introduce Jerseys for 2017-18 Season

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    Nine teams have already partnered with sponsors to put a corporate logo on their uniforms. The uniform is comprised of a combination of Alpha Yarns and recycled polyester, with each athlete uniform representing approximately 20 recycled PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottles.
  • England's Tammy Beaumont chasing place in sell-out Lord's final

    England's Tammy Beaumont chasing place in sell-out Lord's final

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    With 372 runs, opener Tammy Beaumont is the tournament's leading run-getter and team would be hoping another dominant performance against South Africa . Sciver has two hundreds. If you are fit, it's easier to score big runs and execute your skill under pressure and towards the end of games. Anisa Mohammed was lbw to Anya Shrubsole for 14, while Kyshona Knight finished not out on 12 as West Indies ended 128 for nine.
  • Roger Federer Wins Wimbledon 2017 Without Dropping a Set, Twitter Reacts

    Roger Federer Wins Wimbledon 2017 Without Dropping a Set, Twitter Reacts

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    Querrey advanced to the semifinals by winning three consecutive five-set matches, joining Todd Martin (1994) as the only American men to accomplish that feat at Wimbledon in the Open era. 2 seed, stopped playing in the same round because his right elbow was too painful. He has two sets of twins to occupy his time and (as Bernie Tomic kindly reminded us) $500 million in earnings and endorsements, meaning material gains have long ceased to be a factor.
  • 'Professor Marston & The Wonder Women' Explores Wonder Woman's Origins

    'Professor Marston & The Wonder Women' Explores Wonder Woman's Origins

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    And " Professor Marston & The Wonder Women " explores how the superheroine came to exist at all. Numerous defining character traits that we associate with Wonder Woman today like her unwavering belief in her own strength and dedication to the equality of the sexes were a direct result of Marston being influenced by his wife and Byrne's feminist politics at a time when many men balked at such ideas.
  • Ezekiel Elliott Facing Crossroads After Latest Incident

    Ezekiel Elliott Facing Crossroads After Latest Incident

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    Reports from the Dallas Morning News' Valerie Wigglesworth indicate that Zeke was clocked by police in Frisco, Texas, diving 100 miles per hour in a 70 miles per hour zone back in April. Police said the 30-year-old victim told authorities he had been assaulted, but couldn't remember by whom. TMZ Sports reported the man attacked in the bar incident was "involved in a verbal altercation with a woman" who was with Elliott's group, and Elliott stepped in.
  • Pau Gasol, Spurs Reportedly Finalizing New Contract Agreement

    Pau Gasol, Spurs Reportedly Finalizing New Contract Agreement

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    Many believed Ginobili would play just one more year after he signed a one-year deal last offseason following Tim Duncan's retirement. The 39-year-old is coming off of the worst season of his career, in which he averaged a career-low 7.5 points per game off a lifetime-worst 39 percent shooting clip.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo confirms his girlfriend is pregnant with his 4th child

    Cristiano Ronaldo confirms his girlfriend is pregnant with his 4th child

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    We've reached out to Cristiano's rep for comment. Georgina , 23, has been pictured sporting a small bump in recent months, but her mother had previously denied she was expecting. The Real Madrid and Portugal superstar, who is now in a relationship with Georgina Rodriguez , seemed to let slip that his partner is pregnant in an interview with El Mundo .
  • Trending: Romelu Lukaku scores first Manchester United goal in RSL win

    Trending: Romelu Lukaku scores first Manchester United goal in RSL win

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    While this match was a tough one, there were a number of reactions on Twitter regarding the win and especially Lukaku's first goal for the Red Devils . United managed to score just 54 league goals from 38 games last season. Troubled by RSL's pace, United conceded in the 23rd minute before Henrikh Mkhitaryan equalised six minutes later.
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    Manchester United's U.S. tour rolls on as they now prepare to face Manchester City in Houston on July 20. Because Saucedo, I think is the name of the boy, he was really aggressive during all of the second-half, with what happened to Mata and some other actions where it was a bit unsafe, which I understand.