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Rockets point guard Chris Paul suffered a right hamstring strain late in Game 5 and was forced to miss Game 6. Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) spits out his mouthpiece during the fourth quarter of Game 6 of the NBA Western Conference finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, May 26, 2018.
  • Venus Williams out, Nadal rolls on at Rome Open

    Venus Williams out, Nadal rolls on at Rome Open

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    The seven-time champion opened his campaign with a commanding 6-1, 6-0 win over the 31st ranked Damir Dzumhur to reach the third round. Nadal is also attempting to win the top spot back this week. To stay in top spot, Halep needs to progress further than No 2 Caroline Wozniacki, who was facing 15th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova in a late match.
  • Liverpool FC ponder move to sign 40-year-old veteran this summer

    Liverpool FC ponder move to sign 40-year-old veteran this summer

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    Buffon also apologised to referee Michael Oliver for his reaction in Juventus' Champions League exit to Real Madrid in which the goalkeeper was sent off following an injury-time penalty awarded to Real. I'm proud to say it's not like that. "I am a competitive animal and I wouldn't be able to live or feel at ease in that situation", he said. Named captain of the national team in 2011, Buffon is the most capped Italian global with 176 worldwide appearances, and the fourth-most capped ...
  • Messi's thoughts on Neymar's move to Real Madrid

    Messi's thoughts on Neymar's move to Real Madrid

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    The Brazilian forward quit the Camp Nou outfit to join Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain after the French club triggered his $266m release clause and has impressed in his debut season, scoring 28 goals and assisting 19, before he suffered a season-ending foot injury in March.
  • Vettel defends Ferrari's Spanish strategy

    Vettel defends Ferrari's Spanish strategy

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    Sebastian Vettel won two of those three opening races as Ferrari threatened to mount a serious challenge to Mercedes' dominance of the sport over recent seasons. They changed but they changed for everyone. Most improved: Mercedes may have broken Ferrari's run of consecutive pole positions, but Alonso qualifying eighth is arguably the most obvious change from previous rounds.
  • Pochettino casts doubts on future, warns Tottenham

    Pochettino casts doubts on future, warns Tottenham

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    We can not create dreams that we are not going to achieve. We are a little bit disappointed and frustrated at not winning things but to do that we need to challenge big sides who invest. We need to think about reality. When you create that feeling, anything can happen in football. "It's not just the players, but the club structure and the owners want to build a new training ground, new stadium and I think it's a young team, that started with a lot of young players, on the bench too, and I ...
  • Benitez calls for united front at Newcastle

    Benitez calls for united front at Newcastle

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    Three or four key summer signings will be required to ensure Newcastle can turn their attentions towards the European positions, but while this season's achievements have added more than £120m to the Magpies' coffers, it remains to be seen whether Ashley is willing to loosen the purse strings.
  • Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola revels in 'magnificent' 100-point season

    Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola revels in 'magnificent' 100-point season

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    City finished 19 points clear of second placed Manchester United - the biggest title-winning margin in the Premier League era - to emphasis the gap between the runaway champions and the chasing pack. The Blues broke a Premier League points record by reaching 97 with the win over Brighton in midweek and the record for goals scored in a season, as they took their total to 105.
  • LeBron James versus the Boston Celtics

    LeBron James versus the Boston Celtics

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    James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will begin their Eastern Conference Finals matcup with the Celtics on Sunday afternoon. The Celtics have overcome injuries to Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving to make a surprise run to the conference finals, winning on the strength of a talented but young roster.
  • Will Aguero return to Atletico Madrid?

    Will Aguero return to Atletico Madrid?

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    But Guardiola has insisted that the Argentine global is not going to leave the Etihad this summer. Asked whether the striker may leave the manager said: "I think it's not going to happen". But league rules state that for a player to receive a medal on the day, they need to have made a minimum of five appearances - with the exception being the reserve goalkeeper.
  • Ireland bowlers impress on Test debut against Pakistan

    Ireland bowlers impress on Test debut against Pakistan

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    An expectant crowd of nearly 6,000 filled the temporary stands in anticipation of witnessing a piece of sporting history, with Tim Murtagh, the Middlesex seamer, delivering the historic first ball - and it wasn't without drama. Murtagh got the full treatment from his team-mates and there was nearly a third wicket next ball, but Stuart Thompson was wide of the stumps where a direct hit would have seen the end of Haris Sohail , who was well out of his crease backing up.
  • Alonso urges McLaren to kick on after season's best qualifying

    Alonso urges McLaren to kick on after season's best qualifying

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    I'm happy with the progress we did here at McLaren and the direction things are going, so I'm happy here. "I'm happy with this step forward". Everything that we bring to the track is delivering the expectations and the lap times that we were expecting from them.