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MRI confirms Nationals' Strasburg has upper-back strain

Pitching, all of a sudden, is an endangered commodity for the New York Mets. Harvey appeared to be on his A game after the Washington Nationals hit him hard in his first two starts against him. Mets: Granderson was removed from the game after the second rain delay and replaced by Alejandro De Aza.... "It's something that, as long as they feel comfortable with me being out there with the way I'm pitching, then I think I'm going to battle through it. Read More

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Dodgers over the Brewers

Dodgers over the Brewers

Joe Blanton issued a pair of walks to put the go-ahead run on but escaped when he threw out Hernan Perez trying to score on a wild pitch. The Brewers challenged the tag play and after a review of 1 minute, 19 seconds, the out call was upheld. Read More

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Novak Djokovic: 'Pressure is part of what we do'

I just feel grateful to be able to compete at such a high level and compete at one of the biggest tournaments in the world". Perhaps that can partly be attributed to the difference between Muguruza's new-found status and that of a veteran who has done all of this before and there was certainly no question of Williams seeking to play the underdog in spite of the succession of setbacks she has suffered since she also got within a victory of matching the 22 titles won by the woman who dominated ... Read More

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Wales 1-0 Northern Ireland: EURO 2016 Round of 16 Report

Wales were the top scorers in the group phase with six goals, three of them from Gareth Bale , but Northern Ireland brought Kyle Lafferty back into the starting XI. Even after the defeat, they were still making themselves heard and the NI team hailed them for their unwavering support. In the opening 45 minutes, Wales thought they had gone ahead through Aaron Ramsey, but his goal was dismissed as he was flagged for offside. Read More

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Knicks Acquire Derrick Rose From Bulls For 3 Players

Rose along with Justin Holiday and a 2017 second-round pick were shipped to the Knicks for centre Robin Lopez , as well as guards Jerian Grant and Spaniard Jose Calderon . The Indiana Pacers sent George Hill to the Utah Jazz in a three-team trade in which the Pacers received Jeff Teague from the Atlanta Hawks and the Hawks received the Jazz's No. Read More

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Lukaku strikes twice to help Belgium beat Ireland 3-0

Lukaku strikes twice to help Belgium beat Ireland 3-0

Beating Italy at Giants Stadium in NY is among them and what Ireland would do for a Ray Houghton moment, with or without the forward-roll goal celebration, against the same country 22 years on. Long said that the scoreline was "a bit flattering" for Belgium but stressed that they have the type of quick players needed to punish a team on the break. Read More

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Facing Argentina, Messi in Copa semis not overwhelming

If the USA does the near impossible and beats Argentina tomorrow, it doesn't mean soccer has finally made it in America. In the previous game , he came off the bench to score a hat-trick versus Panama in group play. But three of them will have no role in the semifinal game against Argentina, now the No. 1 team in the Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings. Read More

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Euro 2016: Allen set to start for Wales against Slovakia, says Coleman

Euro 2016: Allen set to start for Wales against Slovakia, says Coleman

England are favourites to advance to the next stage of the competition, though Wales , who are playing in their first major tournament since 1958, could cause major upsets. We're together stronger -- we don't just say it for no reason. "And he is integral to how we want to play". "Never ever are you a one man team but if you have got someone special in there, and they can go and get you the goal to win you the game, or create a goal for you to win, that is what they are there for". Read More

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Detroit city hall, county courts reopen after gun scare

Detroit city hall, county courts reopen after gun scare

Jeff Kulman, 38, of Taylor, said he was on the 15th floor when people were told to evacuate. "All we know now is (the suspect is) described as male, white, dark suit, and we'll get to the bottom of it", Craig said. The incident began after someone passed through security Monday morning and went into the building with what appeared to be a gun in some type of carry bag. Read More

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Iraq Battles IS in Fallujah Days after Declaring Victory

Brigadier General Haider al-Obeidi said during the weekend that IS fighters launched missiles, detonated a suicide vehicle bomb, and deployed snipers against Iraqi forces. "They had not been there since the beginning of 2014", al-Obeidi said. Fallujah was the first city to fall to ISIS in 2014. The advance was the latest development in an operation that began last month to retake the city from ISIS after nearly two years under militant control. Read More

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Hodgson gets the substitutions right against Wales

Sturridge then muscled his way into the box to score the victor with time running out. But for all Hodgson's joy at masterminding what had appeared an improbably victory at halftime, his attack-minded squad selection means he has few options at the back where Chris Smalling and Gary Cahill could yet be exposed by teams with more guile than Wales . Read More

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Ko holds one shot lead in Washington

Park shot a 1-over 72. It left the three-time defending champion of the event well back of Henderson, who shot a 4-under 67 in her morning round. At age 27, Park is the youngest player to qualify for the Hall of Fame. "On the back nine I just couldn't get a rhythm with the swing and I missed a lot of shots to the right, what I have been doing in the last month or so", Park said. Read More

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'Keeping Up': That time Kim, Kourtney, Khloé found out Rob got engaged

If that's how all of their conversations go, it's not all that surprising that he chose to propose to Chyna in front of her family, not his. "Is someone in his ear telling him this information saying he should handle it?" Khloe's sadness soon turned to anger when she and her sisters learned via social media one morning that Rob had proposed to new girlfriend Blac Chyna behind their backs. Read More

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Von Miller reportedly isn't ready to accept the Broncos' giant contract offer

President Barack Obama holds up a Denver Broncos team football jersey, as he welcomes the Super Bowl Champions during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington today. Tune in back for July 15 to see if the Broncos sign Miller to the long term contact. Miller has 60.0 career sacks and 6.5 more in the postseason. "He will not be able to play", Fisher said. Read More

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Giggs to take Forest job

The former winger is set to announce his departure from the club he joined on his 14th birthday some time this week, and it appears that the Welshman already has a new gig lined up. However, Gianfranco Zola and Real Madrid legend Michel are also in the mix and it remains to be seen if the speculation about Giggs proves to be true. Read More

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Jimmy Vesey's Rights Acquired By Buffalo

Jimmy Vesey's Rights Acquired By Buffalo

The team has until August 15 to sign him to an entry-level contract before he becomes an unrestricted free agent. If he does sign, Vesey would become the second straight Hobey Baker victor to sign with the Buffalo Sabres. He's put up over a point per game in his college career, putting up 24 goals and 22 assists in just 33 games as he carried the Crimson to the NCAA Tournament this year. Read More

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Andy Murray beats Marin Cilic in Aegon Championship semi-final

Andy Murray beats Marin Cilic in Aegon Championship semi-final

The victor will face British number three Kyle Edmund in the quarter-finals tomorrow (Friday) after his second-round opponent Paul-Henri Mathieu withdrew from the tournament with a wrist injury this morning (Thursday). "I knew I was going to have to play really well to win and in the third set the intensity got raised, the level raised a little bit", Murray told BBC Sport . Read More

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