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Cristiano Ronaldo - The numbers don't lie

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But the granite-like trio of Giorgio Chiellini, Andrea Barzagli and Leonardo Bonucci cracked after Juventus had been the better side in a first half that ended 1-1. Next year it's going to be even more hard. About achieving objectives. Now we are going to play Champions League. "I thought Higuain was very poor". Read More »

WBS Penguins alumni again play big role in Cup title

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The young fan is honestly incredible, and has 100 times the optimism of most adult fans after their favorite team loses in their respective championships. Sometimes that's how the breaks go, unfortunately. "I don't want to sound selfish, but I was treating this as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity", said Rinne, who struggled in Pittsburgh. Read More »

Rafael Nadal wins record 10th French Open title

Wawrinka , who spent almost five hours more on court than Nadal to reach the final, looked tentative and heavy-legged although he did have a glimmer in the third game when Nadal was forced to save a break point. But Nadal has struggled at the All England Club in recent years, winning only five matches since 2011, with his physical difficulties taking their toll. Read More »

Cubs Infielder Ben Zobrist Placed on 10-Day Disabled List

He has been hampered by the sore wrist for weeks. "At this point, you don't want to have the team be down a player". La Stella has already spent two separate stints with the Cubs this season spanning 16 games in all. The 28-year-old is hitting.304 with an on-base average north of.480 in his 31 big league plate appearances so far this year. The Cubs and Pirates open a three-game series Friday evening in Pittsburgh. Read More »

Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid exit after tax accusations in Spain

Prosecutors alleged that Ronaldo had defrauded the tax authorities of €1.4m in 2011, €1.7m in 2012, €3.2m in 2013 and €8.5m in 2014. Lionel Messi was given a 21-month suspended sentence previous year for having defrauded the national purse of €4.1m (£3.6m) of undeclared image-rights earnings. Read More »

Pres. Trump says he'll hold Cuban gov't 'accountable'

Trump said he will ask the Department of Treasury and Department of Commerce to develop regulations to prohibit USA transactions with Cuba's military, intelligence and security services. They are in such danger the way they have to come to this country . " Many of you witnessed crimes committed in service to a depraved ideology", Trump said. Read More »

Whitecaps' Williams charged with assault in domestic case

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The 27-year-old Williams, from Boston, has two assists in 11 games this season — his first with Vancouver. Vancouver Whitecaps' Sheanon Williams has been suspended indefinitely by Major League Soccer after the Vancouver Whitecaps defender was charged with assault in connection with an alleged domestic incident. Read More »

LeBron James Hilariously Trolls Draymond Green

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Over the years, as James became one of the all-time greatest players the National Basketball Association has ever seen, moved to Miami , won his first National Basketball Association championship and gained worldwide fame, fans began to notice something: the headband stayed the same, but the hair kept retreating from it, per USA Today . Read More »

Zaman, Ali help Pakistan storm into Champion's Trophy final

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England's £1.7million man therefore had little option but to delay his charge deep into the last 10 overs - and his patience was not to be rewarded significantly before he mistimed an attempted big hit into the off-side ring off Hasan to go for a highly untypical 34 from 64 balls, having hit no boundaries. Read More »

Adoring Madrid fans demand Ballon d'Or for hero Ronaldo

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A third Champions League win in four years has drawn comparisons to the great Real side that won the first five editions of the European Cup between 1955 and 1960. "We have the world's best players and plenty of youth". "We're very happy to be the first team to win the Champions League in two consecutive years", said Ronaldo, who has now scored exactly 600 goals for club and country in his extraordinary career. Read More »

'We need to be more mature'

India part-time bowler Kedar Jadhav put in a vital shift for his team in their semi-final win over Bangladesh at Edgbaston . By the time Kohli came in, however, India were well on their way to chasing down a modest victory target of 265 thanks to a brisk opening partnership of 87 between Sharma and left-hander Shikhar Dhawan , who made 46. Read More »

Pakistan accused of 'fixing' to reach final

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There is no reason for you (Sarfraz) to be so happy. Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur said before the semi-final that if his side played their "best game" they could "put pressure" on England . "While the ball was new we timed a few, but after that we hardly timed a ball", said Bayliss . In the statement - which doesn't mention Sohail's name - the PCB chairman also appreciated Team Pakistan for performing brilliantly in the Champions Trophy. Read More »

Warriors Green makes fun of Cavaliers

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James made headlines when he was seen coming off of the team plane wearing a shirt featuring The Ultimate Warrior , the late WWE wrestler. For the finale, Green made sure he'd get the last laugh in the troll wars as he highlighted James' "I've never played for a super team" remark in his speech during the parade. Read More »

Okagbare placed 7th in long jump as wig falls off

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The former African 100m record holder at 10.79 seconds failed to hit the 6.75m qualification standard in the long jump set for August's 17th IAAF World Championships scheduled for London. Reigning World and Olympic champion Tianna Bartoleta won the event with her 6.79m fifth round effort while Russian athlete Klishina Darya (6.75) who competed as an Authorised Neutral Athlete and Germany's Rath Claudia (6.63m) came second and third respectively. Read More »

Blimp catches fire, crashes at US Open

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The NTSB says this was the second flight of the day for the pilot when he realized there was a problem. The owner of the blimp blames the crash on a "catastrophic failure" of the blimp's envelope or outer skin - which then caught fire. "He was flying it for hours". "I heard him calling out for help when I got there". "This is an extremely rare accident", he added. A blimp crashed and then exploded near Erin Hills on Thursday, June 15th. Read More »

Joe Hart dropped by Gareth Southgate for England's friendly against France

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After gathering a throw-in on the right, Oxlade-Chamberlain twirled around Brown, edged across the box and then let fly with a left-foot shot that flew through Gordon's feeble attempt at a save. "It was probably the tallest wall you could put up in European football today and he went round the side, over the top, he is a good character, a wonderful character, odd but wonderful", he said of the Celtic forward. Read More »

US Open 2017: Updated leaderboard after Round 1

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On the golf course, there was only a barrage of birdies. "That turned things around for me a little bit". On the 17th hole, Dru tugged his tee shot into some matted-down fescue left of the fairway. The Northern Irishman managed five birdies but also bogeyed four holes on Day 2 which was a vast improvement on his first round 78. The 2011 champion, who has been sidelined since aggravating a rib problem at The Players Championship, dropped another shot at the eighth, and he struggled to ... Read More »

McIlroy hits it all over the place at US Open

No. 3 Jason Day had the toughest time of all, posting a 7-over 79 that included two triple bogeys as he made frequent visits to the knee-high fescue and the nasty erosion bunkers. "It was just one of those days". "It played pretty easy", said Jamie Lovemark (69). Some brilliant players have a lot of ground to make up but I fancy they'll struggle. Read More »

LeBron James Goes to Lakers after 2017 NBA Finals Loss

A storyline that's likely to continue to fester for the next year has Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James leaving the team to join either the Los Angeles Clippers or Los Angeles Lakers . James admitted he was going bald after the Cavaliers' 135-102 win over the Boston Celtics to win the Eastern Conference Championship. Then, against the Warriors, James passed Los Angeles Lakers legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson for the most triple-doubles in NBA Finals history. Read More »

Brighton agree club-record deal for Valencia goalkeeper Ryan

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But Ryan only made 10 appearances for the La Liga side and had a spell on loan at Genk last season. The 30-year-old is under contract until 2018, but has informed Ingolstadt of his intention to leave the club, which could see him depart the German top flight for the English equivalent if the Seagulls up their offer. Read More »

Fowler leads US Open

American Xander Schauffele and England's Paul Casey finished a shot back on six-under for joint second spot. In the pack of seven players at three under is none other than Kevin Na , who many observers had written off in this championship after Na earlier this week circulated a video in which he upbraided the USGA for the preponderance of native grass at Erin Hills. Read More »

India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final

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Q. Considering the fact that this team looks up to you as a leader, as a captain, your guidance, so the next big ICC tournament, the 50-over tournament is 2019, and considering you have had a decent performance, decent run with your side whenever they've played, so do you see yourself continuing to the 2019 World Cup? Of course, India's strength is with the bat but if Pakistan can get through their bang-in-form top three, you have to wonder how the rest will perform given they've had ... Read More »

Does Champions Trophy 2017 a Fathers Day Gift?

On the contrary, India journey to the finals was rather routine, defeating South Africa, Pakistan and Bangladesh but they faced a slight setback en route to their second consecutive finals appearance, confident Indian side lost to Sri Lanka which shocked everyone but the side regrouped and normal preceding continued. Read More »

Upul Tharanga suspended for two matches after four-hour innings

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The 34-year-old opener became the fastest batsman to achieve the milestone of 25 ODI hundreds as he took 151 innings , which surpassed India's Virat Kohli (162 matches ). Three balls later, Tahir trapped Chamara Kapugedara lbw. Tahir took four wickets, ripping the heart out of the Sri Lankan middle order and getting South Africa back on track after a frenetic start to the Sri Lankan innings . Read More »