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Scooter Gennett blasts 4 home runs in a game for Reds

Gennett is the first player to achieve this since Josh Hamilton did the same for the Texas Rangers back in 2012. Cincinnati Reds' Scooter Gennett broke out of his slump in a major way by hitting four home runs - including a grand slam - on Tuesday against the St. Read More »

Jones to lead the Lions

That's what it's supposed to be like. Cape Town - Former Springbok captain John Smit believes the British and Irish Lions are in with a shot at winning the series against the All Blacks . The Lions manager, John Spencer, is an affable man who played here on the triumphant '71 tour but those days are well gone, results are the hardcore currency rather than totting up civic appearances. Read More »

Bucket list: Earnhardt seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory

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The No. 3 Chevrolet owned by Dillon's grandfather, Richard Childress , returned to the winner's circle for the first time since the late Dale Earnhardt won his last race on October 15, 2000 at Talladega. A huge part of that was due to lapped traffic, which battled Truex for positioning and forced him to work harder to catch back up to the leaders of Johnson then Dillon. Read More »

Andy Murray's march continues in Kei Nishikori fight back

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Murray went down in the first set but responded by taking the second easily and stormed through a third-set tie-break before finishing off a tiring Nishikori 2-6, 6-1, 7-6, 6-1. Murray was barely tested in the fourth round, beating 21-year-old Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. "He was the better player and deserved to win". Wawrinka has not dropped a set on his way to the semis, and his 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 win on Wednesday over Marin Cilic was every bit as impressive as it sounds. Read More »

Renato Sanches calls Cristiano Ronaldo over Real Madrid move

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With manager Carlo Ancelotti clearly not rating a player who failed to register a single goal or assist in 17 league appearances, Bayern are keen to offload the 19-year-old before their outlay reaches the €80m figure they are expected to pay over the course of his five-year deal. Read More »

Thierry Henry reacts to Wenger's new two-year deal

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Wenger's new two-year contract at the Emirates was announced yesterday to bring to an end months of uncertainty, after a turbulent campaign. " They are of course unlimited, our ambitions ", he told Arsenal TV. "We were unbeaten away from home for a long, long time". Chief executive Ivan Gazidis and majority shareholder Stan Kroenke both said after the announcement that the aim in the next two seasons is to compete to win the Premier League . Read More »

Wawrinka s'abonne au dernier carré — Roland-Garros

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Contre Nishikori, 9e mondial, ce sera théoriquement plus complexe, même si le Japonais n'a pas été souverain jusque-là. Le bilan de leurs affrontements est très favorable à l?Écossais: 7 à 2. Mais Novak Djokovic, tenant du titre, ne compte pas se laisser faire. Tous droits de reproduction et de représentation réservés. Par conséquent, aucune de ces informations ne peut être reproduite, modifiée, transmise, rediffusée, traduite, vendue, exploitée commercialement ou utilisée de quelque manière ... Read More »

Valverde Replaces Enrique at Barcelona

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Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu , said: "Valverde has the ability, the judgment, the knowledge and the experience". "I personally spoke to Valverde and he is very happy and excited about the thrilling challenge that is to coach Barcelona ", Bartomeu said. Read More »

Rémi Garde proche d'un retour à Lyon — OL

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Une décision pourrait intervenir assez rapidement, même si du côté de l'OL on a admis que le mercato allait débuter sans directeur sportif. Jean-Michel Aulas était en transit à Londres pour des dossiers (à Chelsea, au sujet de Bertrand Traoré?) avant d'aller soutenir son équipe féminine à Cardiff pour la finale de la Ligue des champions . Read More »

Bayern Munich offer huge deal for Arsenal star ahead of possible move

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Sanchez would prefer to remain in the Premier League, according to Cross, but Arsenal can't offer the UEFA Champions League spot he desires, and the north Londoners' have reportedly offered him around only £275,000 per week. The ex-Barcelona star is known to be eager to win more trophies next season and be challenging for top honours both in England and overseas. Alexis Sanchez was successful with 68% of his attempted take-ons in the Premier League this season. Read More »

The Warriors Are Making The Cavs Beat Themselves

LeBron James dismissed the idea he's exhausted from guarding Kevin Durant . Yet, it is always interesting to watch the two very best teams in the National Basketball Association square off against one another to examine how the level of play at the very highest level could potentially impact our thoughts about the Timberwolves . Read More »

Proteas Win Toss, To Bat

South Africa suffered an unexpected setback in the Champions Trophy on Wednesday night when they lost by 19 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method to Mickey Arthur's troops in Birmingham . But it was the spin duo of Imad Wasim and Mohammad Hafeez who did the early damage. Hasan, as Imad had done, struck second ball when Faf du Plessis (26) played on. Read More »

Rain intervenes again - and this time Australia are on the wrong end

Australia and Bangladesh were forced to split points after their Group A match of the ongoing Champions Trophy was washed out due to rain here on Monday. He started 36 runs short of the milestone and when he reached 37 the south-paw became joint-third fastest overall with Indian captain Virat Kohli . Read More »

Une chance en or pour Timea Bacsinszky — Roland-Garros

Au prochain tour, Bacsinszky affrontera Jelena Ostapenko , sortie vainqueure de son duel face à Caroline Wozniacki (4-6, 6-2, 6-2). Arrêté deux fois à cause du temps capricieux, ce match laisse-t-il des regrets à la Française? La Suissesse, 31e mondiale, était mieux armée, avec ses variations, ses balles tantôt bombées, tantôt frappées, tantôt slicées, que la Française, dont le jeu repose sur la prise de risques et la puissance. Read More »

Thiem searching for secret of success against Djokovic

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Since completing his career Grand Slam at the French Open 12 months ago, Djokovic has participated in four majors in a row without earning a trophy. Nadal will face fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta who stunned fifth-seeded Milos Raonic 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-7 (6/8), 6-4, 8-6. Read More »

New Zealand make solid start before rain delay

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In a match reduced to 46 overs a side by a morning shower, before further rain meant the Aussies had a reduced target from 33 overs, the quicks dragged things back towards the end - with Josh Hazlewood picking up six for 52, including the last three wickets in four balls. Read More »

NBA Finals 2017: When is Game 3 on?

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We got to this point playing our way. The rest of the true centers on both rosters can only be played for extremely small stretches, as they are simply too vulnerable on the open court. Two arguments have been thrown around about the teams not being as competitive so far this series. Pluto also notes that LeBron James' has offered one big reason for the Warriors' success so far: Kevin Durant joined Golden State this year. Read More »

Facing Nadal? Toughest match to imagine, says Thiem

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We just got to know each other. "Forehand, backhand, serve. These weapons are quite good", said Nadal of his upcoming opponent. "No, I think was fine". Thiem was beaten by Djokovic in his only other run to the last four of a grand slam previous year and was hammered by him in Rome last month, but gained revenge with a 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 6-0 victory on Court Suzanne Lenglen 12 months later. Read More »

Groenefeld eying another mixed doubles title in Paris

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The world number 47 celebrated her birthday - and ruined her opponent's - with a 7-6 (7-4) 3-6 6-3 success on Thursday, setting up a meeting with either Simona Halep or Karolina Pliskova . This is the second major final for Halep, the runner-up to Maria Sharapova at Roland Garros three years ago. Bacsinszky - who took a medical timeout in the middle of the first set for an issue with her right leg - will rue not winning the opener after leading 5-4, 15-30 on Ostapenko's serve. Read More »

Unseeded Latvian teen Ostapenko into 1st Slam semi at French

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Jelena Ostapenko became the first Latvian woman to ever reach a Grand Slam semifinal with a 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 victory over Caroline Wozniacki in the quarterfinals of the French Open . Ostapenko said: "We are good friends, because we played the doubles in China previous year, and that's how I got to know her, she is a really nice person". Read More »

Smith denies tweeting 'Cavs in 7' after Game 3 loss

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Then again, this is the same Cavaliers organization that overcame a 3-1 deficit to win Cleveland its first professional championship since 1964. Shortly thereafter, the message vanished, and Smith claimed he was hacked. I did not tweet that. "I would be much smarter than that to tweet that at literally 12:04, right after the game". But that didn't stop Smith's account from posting a tweet that the Cavaliers will actually come back to win this series in seven games. Read More »

Brewers prospect Brett Phillips optioned back to minors

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Garza got hurt on Saturday after colliding with first baseman Jesus Aguilar on a play at first. The left-hander also had a scary moment in the fourth when he was brushed back at the plate while trying to bunt after a pitch got away from Nelson. Read More »