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Nadal hoping for birthday present from Real Madrid

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In Zinedine Zidane , Real have a manager whose pedigree at the highest level is second to none and Ramos believes that experience has been a key ingredient in their success. "Probably the emotions I might feel might be different to any other guy who is younger than me or any other player like Dani", Buffon said, sat next to three-time Champions League victor Dani Alves at the pre-match press conference. Read More »

Champions Trophy: India take on arch-rivals Pakistan tomorrow

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The match is only the fourth time the two teams have met competitively on British soil and the rarity of the event makes it a unique occasion for members of the UK's Indian and Pakistani diaspora. However, he did not give any importance to the added responsibility as a captain in the Champions Trophy and said: "It hasn't changed anything as a captain.I played with responsibility even when I was not the captain". Read More »

Oaks triumph is just the start for Enable, insists Dettori

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Rhododendron will rock bookmakers unceremoniously if able to continue the remarkable "classic" sequence of Aidan O'Brien in the Epsom Oaks over a mile and a half of a "good" surface today; all "big-hitters" and city dwellers will be out in force to pile on pressure which several bookmakers have uncharacteristically subjected themselves to at huge odds. Read More »

Senators vs. Penguins Game 7 odds: Pittsburgh betting favorite hosting Ottawa

It kept coming down to the two of them; Crosby won the last game before the actual game. The win tied the Eastern Conference finals at three games apiece, with Game 7 set for Thursday in Pittsburgh . Despite being blown out, Anderson didn't change anything ahead of Game 6. He was angry at himself for not doing more. Game 7s are always really special. Read More »

Spieth right back in the mix at Memorial

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However, he's 30 of 32 from inside 10 feet. Thomas and Spieth, playing alongside one another, struggled to get anything going Friday after making birdies in bunches during Round 1. "I've never done that before, so that was awesome". Johnson three-putted after putting his tee shot into the water on the par-3 16th and made triple bogey. Read More »

Nationals and Giants brawl in Major League Baseball

Bryce Harper and Hunter Strickland had not faced each other in over two years since Harper hit two home runs off Strickland in the 2014 National League Division Series. "So...be a little unsafe to get in there sometimes". "It's go time. You protect yourself and stand your own ground". 'And I'll take what consequences come with it. Read More »

Murray sets up Del Potro clash

Almagro , clearly hurt, instead stood completely still, doubled over, and started to sob, presumably out of frustration. The Former US Champion who will face Andy Murray in the next round of French Open also had had many injuries during his whole career. Read More »

Kyle Busch wins pole for Cup race at Dover

Erik Jones was seventh and JGR's Denny Hamlin was 10th to give Toyota six of the top 10. It's genetic. I'm sorry, that's just who I am. "Those people that are close to me understand me and know me and know who I am outside the race track as a personable person, as a friend. Read More »

Real Madrid's campaign in the Champions League

Spanish global Isco shone in Bale's absence as Real secured their first LaLiga title since 2012, and manager Zidane remained coy on his selection headache at his final pre-match press conference. "The numbers speak for themselves and we're going to try to bring the cup home again". "Eleven men prepared to change destiny and inflict a nightmare evening on the all-powerful white group", it goes on to say. Read More »

Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI) Shares Bought by Henderson Group PLC

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Among 14 analysts covering NetEase ( NASDAQ:NTES ), 11 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 1 Hold. Finally, Commonwealth Bank of Australia raised its position in shares of Kinder Morgan by 49.0% in the third quarter. The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, May 15th. The dividend payment was $0.125 per share for the quarter or $0.50 on an annualized basis. Read More »

Where to get free doughnuts on National Donut Day

Some of your favorite shops are offering deals. All you have to do to get a free donut at Krispy Kreme is show up. To celebrate the Donut Day, the Salvation Army is offering up recipes to for their classic and modern donuts. Taylor's Bakery : The first 250 customers get a free doughnut at each Taylor's Bakery location. The Lassies served donuts to soldiers during World War II. Read More »

Zverev downs Isner to reach Rome final

So he's gonna be there. One of the ATP's best young players, Alexander Zverev , broke through Sunday with a 6-4, 6-3 victory against the world's second-best player, Novak Djokovic . Djokovic, who turns 30 on Monday, has struggled since winning the French Open previous year, which completed a run of four titles in Grand Slam tournaments. Read More »

Karn Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah on song as Mumbai Indians reach IPL final

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While both teams will be geared up to join the Supergiant on Sunday, weather conditions will be key to today's clash as rain threat looms large in the South Indian city. Karn was the pick of the bowlers with four wickets, while Bumrah snapped up three, Mitchell Johnson got two and Lasith Malinga chipped in with one. Read More »

Unknown Barbarians happy to fly under radar against Lions

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Lions captain Sam Warburton admitted the Barbarians had exposed areas the Lions needed to address in the countdown to the first Test against the All Blacks on June 21. But the Lions picked up the sole try of the second half to wing Anthony Watson in the 52nd minute which was enough to escape with the win. Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg butchered two near dead-cert tries by fluffing the scoring pass - first miscuing his effort to Anthony Watson , then failing to ship on at all ... Read More »

Ananya inspires us on her way to a national spelling title

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After many gruelling rounds, Vinay earned the title in round 36 when she correctly spelled " marocain ", after her she keenly contested with Rohan Rajeev who misspelled his word. After three years of ties, the Scripps National Spelling Bee has a single champion. At that point, Ananya began to appear stumped by the word and asks for the word's part of speech and Cuomo replied, "It could be a noun, but may be used as a verb and as an insult". Read More »

I haven't broken so many records by accident - Ronaldo

While Ronaldo, for years renowned as a tricky winger and provider, has evolved his game to focus much more on a centre-forward role, Zidane remained primarily the midfield fulcrum around which all his teams turned. This match is a repeat of the 1998 final in Amsterdam, won 1-0 by Real Madrid against a Juventus side featuring current Merengues coach Zinédine Zidane. Read More »

Lions 2017: Why the All Blacks will tame the Lions

Ospreys star Biggar said: "What I have found interesting is the amount you pick up off them". The fourth test was drawn 14-14 to ensure the Lions won the series 2-1, ironically with the key test victories achieved largely through forward power and John's kicking rather than the counter-attacking ball-in-hand approach that had won so many admirers. Read More »

Juventus bar Zidane's path to history with Madrid

Juventus will be a tough opponent, but Real Madrid have one of the most talented squads in the world . Bayern had Javi Martinez sent off in the second half of what was Bayern's first Champions League setback at home after 16 consecutive wins. Read More »

Juventus vs. Real Madrid livestream

Cristiano Ronaldo and Co. captured the crown in 2014 and 2016. Zidane has his own special place in Real's storied history after scoring the victor in the 2002 Champions League final against Bayer Leverkusen, a triumph that marked the high point of the "Galacticos" era at the Santiago Bernabeu. Read More »

Vladimir Putin Fights Election-tampering Accusations with His Own Shots at US

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At the Friday forum moderated by Kelly, Putin compared the US blaming Russian Federation for the hacks to "blaming the Jews". Russian President Vladimir Putin turned the tables on claims the Kremlin meddled in the USA presidential election, with a feisty Putin on Friday accusing American spies of "crude and systematic" widespread interference in Russian affairs. Read More »

Barcelona confirm Ernesto Valverde as new head coach

Barcelona have announced Ernesto Valverde as their new manager with the 53-year-old handed a two-year contract with the option of an extra season. "The new Barca coach won the European Cup Winners' Cup and the Copa del Rey in his two seasons as part of Johan Cruyff's squad, playing 29 games and scoring 10 goals". Read More »

Predators coach mum on Game 3 goalie choice

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Pearn said Nashville played its game well for two periods in Game 2 , but slipped noticeably in the third. He was pulled when Evgeni Malkin ended Pittsburgh's surge with his ninth of the playoffs 3:28 into the third. He approached me after the whistle, and I'm upset and I come to him and Subban come to me. But at this point, the results are what they are and the writing is on the wall for what could be another Final ending with No. Read More »

Juventus will beat Real Madrid in the Champions League final- Pirlo

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos said his side will leave their illustrious European history to one side in Saturday's Champions League final against Juventus and try to imagine they are vying to win the trophy for the first time. "But for me, it's not much use right now". I don't know if that's a concern to our rivals, but we don't live on our past. He said: "Probably the emotions I might feel might be different to any other guy who are younger, like Dani Alves". Read More »

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon. Pic: PA

And since he became Real Madrid coach, he is showing himself to be a victor whatever his role. The Wales forward has not played since coming off in the first half of El Clasico on April 23, and he admitted he may have rushed his return following an operation in November. Read More »

Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker could be forced to start FA Cup final

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Sir Alex Ferguson has labelled the pressure Arsene Wenger has been under at Arsenal as "ridiculous" and questioned whether the club would ever find another manager like him, should he leave. "We will see as he needs to go through some tests". When I was there, the glory days he brought to the football club were second to none. "The last worry I have is my person in a game like that". Read More »

Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA Finals Game 1

My heart wants to pick the Cavaliers, who are fueled by the beastly force of nature that is LeBron James - ascending toward becoming the absolute GOAT. I'll stay part of the game and still be able to put people in positions of power. It was a crushing defeat for the Warriors, who led 3-1 before the Cavs won three games in a row to claim the championship. Read More »

Real Madrid vs. Juventus 2017 live stream

A public TV channel in Spain's Catalonia region, where a separatist movement is raging, has drawn criticism for broadcasting an ad supporting Juventus, the Italian team facing Real Madrid in Saturday's Champions League final. But over the course of the season, particularly in the absence of Gareth Bale where he deputised superbly, he's proved to be a vital cog in the Real Madrid side. Read More »

O'Brien Sends Out Six In Wide Open Investec Derby

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The Offaly jockey won the race previous year on-board Harzand for trainer Dermot Weld, and followed that with an Irish Derby success with the same horse just a couple of weeks later at the Curragh. Gosden says Cracksman resembles his workmanlike 1997 victor Benny The Dip and not his magnificent 2015 champion Golden Horn. When Golden Horn came here he was a legitimate favourite. Read More »

Sissons' hat trick puts Predators in Finals

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On Instagram , Esten explains that he and Steve Mandile, the leader of Bridgestone Arena's house band, the Small Time Rock Stars, teamed up to write "Here Come the Predators ", which "is meant to be played as loud as the SMASHVILLE crowd". Read More »

When does the Stanley Cup Final start?

The Penguins suddenly have three lines operating at full power once more with Sidney Crosby returning to form (two goals, two assists in his last two games), Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel firing effectively in tandem and the just-united trio of Nick Bonino , Carter Rowney and Bryan Rust spurring three goals in Game 5. Read More »