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Japanese star Sato in historic Indy 500 win

Japanese star Sato in historic Indy 500 win

Five years ago Sato came close to the title, but crashed out while jostling with eventual victor Dario Franchitti . All the negative publicity Honda received in the lead-up to the Indianapolis 500 washed away when Takuma Sato dumped a bottle of 2 percent milk over his head in victory lane. Read More

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White Sox's Miguel Gonzalez ideal through 6

White Sox's Miguel Gonzalez ideal through 6

Andrew Romine ended the ideal game with a sharp grounder to Tim Anderson , who couldn't cleanly backhand the one hopper. Initially ruled an error , which briefly kept the no-hitter intact, the play soon was changed to a hit. David Robertson got two outs for his seventh save. The White Sox scored three runs with four hits off Justin Wilson to pull within one in the ninth. Read More

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Bernhard Langer wins Senior PGA for record 9th senior major

Langer made his only bogey of the day on No. 6, and the two remained tied for the next nine holes as the rain tapered off and the wind picked up, blowing from a different direction than it had the rest of the week. Tom Lehman and Scott McCarron were 8 under, with Lehman completing 16 holes and McCarron 12. The 54-year-old Singh still plays a full PGA Tour schedule and was playing in his first Senior PGA, which is the oldest of the five senior majors. Read More

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LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record

The Celtics started Game 4 in the driver's seat but lifted by Irving's 42-points, and James' 34-points, the 3rd and 4th quarters belonged exclusively to the Cavs. This year's NBA Playoffs have seemed less like an actual contest and more like a needless delaying of the inevitable, with both the Warriors and the Cavs virtually steamrolling their way through to their date with the finals. Read More

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Magic hire Jeff Weltman to head basketball operations

Magic hire Jeff Weltman to head basketball operations

Weltman was named the general manager after Masai Ujiri was promoted to team president ahead of last season. "The Magic are a first-class organization all the way around and we look forward to this tremendous opportunity". The two seasoned National Basketball Association front-office executives inherit a team that went 29-53 last season and has the No. 6 pick in the National Basketball Association draft. Read More

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Angel Gomes grateful to be given 'amazing' Manchester United debut

Angel Gomes grateful to be given 'amazing' Manchester United debut

Fulham's Ryan Sessegnon has made a big impact in the Sky Bet Championship having also been born in 2000, while Moise Kean became the first to achieve the feat in Serie A after featuring for Juventus. Speaking ahead of the Palace game, the Portuguese manager talked about the troubles of managing players towards the end of their careers: "It's very hard because during my career I had this kind of situation of getting unbelievable players in the last period of their career". Read More

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McIlroy pulls out of BMW PGA Championship with rib injury

McIlroy pulls out of BMW PGA Championship with rib injury

But it seems as if this event is experiencing a bit of a bounce back this time around as most of the top Euros contend for their version of The Players. "I can remember being a kid, coming around watching Seve and Woosie and Faldo and all the guys play this great golf course . And when you're in a good frame of mind, generally good things happen". Read More

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Spurs beats Man United in stadium finale to secure 2nd spot

Tottenham will have to get over their Wembley jitters to do that - considering they are playing the entire campaign at the home of English football next season - but the future certainly looks bright as their new stadium takes shape. Ginola tweeted: "Farewell, goodbye White Hart Lane ". As so often this season it was Eriksen's killer delivery that led to Tottenham's second goal - his wickedly curling free kick into the danger area touched home brilliantly by Kane with an outstretched leg. Read More

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Jose Mourinho Looks To Europa League Final After Tottenham Hotspur Defeat

The Red Devils lost 2-1 against Tottenham on Sunday in Spurs' last game at White Hart Lane, leaving them down in sixth position and unable to catch up to the top four sides with two games left. "You can not play two big competitions with 15 players. But to finish the season with four matches away from home, Arsenal, Tottenham, Man City". "If you were fighting for the title, what a way to fight for the title", Mourinho said. Read More

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Real Madrid crowned La Liga Champions; Villarreal, Real Sociedad go to Europe

Real Madrid has won the La Liga for the first time in four years after defeating Malaga 2-0 with goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema after an intense pressure from rivals Barcelona . "We have won one and can win another". Real Madrid's players pose for a photo as they celebrate at the end of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Malaga and Real Madrid in Malaga, Spain, Sunday, May 21, 2017. Read More

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Koeman to offer clarity over Barkley's future

Koeman to offer clarity over Barkley's future

Where his pre-season will take place is anyone's guess, and with several big named midfielders being linked with a move to Everton , it is believed McCarthy could fall even further down the pecking order at Goodison Park. Considering Barkley has been tipped to leave Everton at the end of the, Koeman's decision felt like a major power play by the Dutch coach. If you offer a player a new contract and a good contract that means you like to keep the player. Read More

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Alonso undergoes engine change ahead of final Indy 500 qualifying

While 32 drivers qualified Sunday, the last vehicle on the 33-car grid will start without an official time. In fact, Dixon was the last non-Penske driver to win a pole, claiming the Verizon P1 Award at Watkins Glen in September 2016. 20 auto and bumped Sato from No. 1 to No. 2 with another late-day daring run. Teams who were happy with their times can still make a second attempt without forfeiting their original time to do so starting from Lane 2, however, they have to wait until the entire ... Read More

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Blitzboks triumph in Plate final in London

Blitzboks triumph in Plate final in London

Richard de Carpentier then went close to adding to England's lead, only for it to be ruled that his foot was in touch and that was as close as either side came to adding to the scoreline before half-time. The Americans added a consolation try with no time remaining. New Zealand beat Canada 19-14 only after Joe Webber tracked down Canada's Jones metres from the line. Read More

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Champions League spot up for grabs on final day

The goals conceded against Watford were the first in four games but it was a much-changed starting XI. Defeat here would be their 26th of the season. They are now 3rd following their midweek win at home to West Brom. Southampton vs Stoke City at St. Mary's. When the breakthrough finally arrived in the 72nd minute, inevitably it was Sanchez who saved the day, tapping in from virtually on the line after Ozil's pass had unhinged the Sunderland defender. Read More

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Allardyce backs Mou over Palace fixture

Allardyce backs Mou over Palace fixture

Jose, tactically, with whatever team he picks is very, very good at setting it up". They'll now line up against Sam Allardyce men on Sunday, days before the Europa League final against Ajax. He was brought up here and is flourishing here. "Every player that gets more money I demand more of", said the Palace manager. British media have reported Liverpool want £30 million (RM169 million) for the centre back and Eagles chairman Steve Parish has said that he will only agree a deal if it ... Read More

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Cleveland Indians promote top prospect Bradley Zimmer

Cleveland Indians promote top prospect Bradley Zimmer

He was rated as the Indians' third-best prospect earlier this year by ESPN's Keith Law. He smacked 337 hits in 1,246 at-bats with 74 doubles, 14 triples and 42 home runs with 171 runs batted in, 218 runs scored and 167 walks drawn. This has been a fact ever since joining the Indians organization, striking out 43 times this season in 33 games. "Honestly it's hard to put into words what that moment was", he said. Read More

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Ian Poulter to compete at PGA Championship

Poulter never imagined all this two weeks ago. He's been plagued by problems most of the season and has been forced to withdraw from four tournaments and missed the cut in seven other starts. Still, it's interesting just how normal Kim's situation was after winning almost $2 million the previous day. Defending champion Jason Day made a quadruple-bogey 9 at the par-5 16th hole, hit his tee shot at No. Read More

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With EPL title a formality, challenges await for Chelsea

There was little Steve Agnew's side could do to stop a rampaging Chelsea from condemning them to the drop, with Deigo Costa, Marcos Alonso and Nemanja Matic finding the net in a 3-0 victory for the title favourites. "We didn't play in the Champions League so we had a lot of weeks where we could prepare physically in a fantastic way, where you cannot in a normal season due to all the travelling". Read More

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