• Charles Barkley jokingly crashes Wayne Gretzky's Cup Final Q&A
Charles Barkley jokingly crashes Wayne Gretzky's Cup Final Q&A

Shortly after the Predators scored the first goal of the game, Barkley reappeared, waving a rally towel on the jumbrotron to encourage an already boisterous crowd to "get playoff loud", as they do indiscriminately in Nashville . Judging from how the NBA Finals has been through two games, Barkley is watching the right sport. Barkley noted he's ...

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  • Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot
Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot

Since the bat boy attempted to get out of the way of the ball, and the collision was unintentional, ruling it a foul ball was correct. An umpire initially ruled it was because the batboy interfered, but after the umps talked it over, they reversed it because it wasn't intentional interference.

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  • Highest Paid Athletes: 2017 Forbes List Topped by Soccer Star
Highest Paid Athletes: 2017 Forbes List Topped by Soccer Star

Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez had the highest position for a boxer at number 43, with winnings of $28.5 million - with $27 million in earnings and $1.5 in endorsements. 2. National Basketball Association superstar Lebron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers is the second highest paid athlete on the list with $86.2 million.

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  • Should the New England Patriots have traded Jimmy Garoppollo during the draft?
Should the New England Patriots have traded Jimmy Garoppollo during the draft?

Although his agent, Don Yee, has a history of underplaying his hand when it comes to Tom Brady's contracts, those decisions have been made by the client not the agent. But their may be a point were paying both of them starter money would hinder the rest of the team. He's playing with a QB in Tom Brady who has won more rings than any QB in Nationa...

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  • Pressure tells as Mladenovic ends Roland Garros title defence for tearful Muguruza
Pressure tells as Mladenovic ends Roland Garros title defence for tearful Muguruza

Unfortunately, the draw had her up against the same tormentor who ended her campaign at the French Open past year. Venus Williams of the USA leans on her racket after missing a shot against Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris , Fran...

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  • Red Sox announcer Remy says Tanaka shouldn't get translator
Red Sox announcer Remy says Tanaka shouldn't get translator

Porcello (3-8) lost his third straight start, giving up six runs - five earned - and eight hits in 6 1/3 innings. "Wherever I hit, second, ninth, anywhere, wherever they want me to hit I'll be ready to hit, " Sanchez said. Brett Gardner stole his sixth base but first since April 10. There's reason to believe that number will improve at some poin...

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  • Andy Murray eases into quarterfinals; Stan Wawrinka through to last eight
Andy Murray eases into quarterfinals; Stan Wawrinka through to last eight

Twice Khachanov broke the Murray serve; twice Murray responded immediately with a break of his own. But she missed a backhand, then put her hands on her hips and rolled her eyes. While Wawrinka had to dig deep early on, the opposite was true for Cilic. World number one Andy Murray brushed past unseeded Russian Karen Khachanov to reach the Fr...

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  • French Open up for grabs for women; Murray, top men in quarterfinal
French Open up for grabs for women; Murray, top men in quarterfinal

Cilic knows what it takes to win a major title - he topped Nishikori in the 2014 U.S. Open final - so he appreciates his easy path. In his seventh Paris quarterfinal, Murray will face Japanese eighth seed Kei Nishikori who defeated 33-year-old Fernando Verdasco of Spain 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0.

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  • Simona Halep cruises into French Open quarterfinals
Simona Halep cruises into French Open quarterfinals

If she had won that point, she would have served for the victory. Ukraines Svitolina dug deep to produce her best tennis in adversity, beating Croatian qualifier Martic 4-6, 6-3, 7-5, while Halep ensured a resounding 6-1, 6-1 victory. Seventh-seeded Marin Cilic advanced to the French Open quarterfinals for the first time after Kevin Anderson re...

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  • 'A long, strange trip': Thad Matta out as Ohio State coach
'A long, strange trip': Thad Matta out as Ohio State coach

Though Matta already has over 400 wins to his name and seemed to be on pace to spend the next 20-odd years climbing the all-time charts, he is also coming off a back surgery that limited the use of his right foot and left him with further complications.

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  • Djokovic And Agassi A Match made In Heaven?
Djokovic And Agassi A Match made In Heaven?

Victory for the 12-time major victor was the flawless way to mark his 50th successive Grand Slam appearance but the world No 2 will need to improve if he is to defend his Roland Garros title. "The match I played was good". But big names including Novak Djokovic , Rafael Nadal , and Garbine Muguruza all made it through Day 2. "But what I w...

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  • Upset! Kerber 1st French Open top seed to lose in 1st round
Upset! Kerber 1st French Open top seed to lose in 1st round

The German becomes the first top seeded woman to lose in the opening round of the tournament since the sport turned professional in 1968. There were contrasting fortunes for the favorites on the opening day of the second grand slam of the year Sunday.

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  • Sebastian Vettel Extends Lead Over Lewis Hamilton after Monaco Grand Prix Victory
Sebastian Vettel Extends Lead Over Lewis Hamilton after Monaco Grand Prix Victory

It was a very tense race ". "Trust me, I will be pushing, and the guys will be pushing, to fully understand it because we don't want to be in this position again", said Briton Hamilton , adding that to be 25 points behind was quite a gap to make up.

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  • Venus Williams the 2017 French Open champ? Why not?
Venus Williams the 2017 French Open champ? Why not?

The pregnant tennis star sent out a tweet Thursday to "clarify what Venus said " after the older sibling appeared to accidentally let something slip during a TV interview with Eurosport at the French Open by blurting out about the baby, "She's going to call me 'Favorite Aunt'".

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  • Garbine Muguruza, Venus Williams losses ensure 1st-time Slam victor
Garbine Muguruza, Venus Williams losses ensure 1st-time Slam victor

It's very important for me to be in the quarterfinals one more time", said Nadal. Muguruza's coach, Sam Sumyk, took to Twitter to slam the French crowd. Venus Williams was the last of the past major title winners in the draw, and she lost in the fourth round to 30th-seeded Timea Bacsinszky 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 at Court Philippe Chatrier on Sunday.

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  • In contrasting fashion, Djokovic, Muguruza advance in Paris
In contrasting fashion, Djokovic, Muguruza advance in Paris

The French Open second round win for American tennis star Steve Johnson was a bittersweet one. Steve Johnson Sr., a tennis coach for 35 years, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on May 11, according to the Washington Post . With Serena Williams only a spectator, and the woman who replaced her at No. 1, Angelique Kerber, already out of t...

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  • Europa win gave Manchester 'lift' - Sir Alex
Europa win gave Manchester 'lift' - Sir Alex

The city has come together as one this week with United and City together pledging £1m to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund, along with individual £100,000 contributions from Wayne Rooney and Yaya Toure. Mourinho is keen to let Woodward take control of United's transfer dealings this summer, with the Portuguese already looking to relax at the...

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  • Djokovic and Nadal win first up at Roland Garros
Djokovic and Nadal win first up at Roland Garros

Djokovic seemed to get the better of his man after coming up with a clever drop shot for the corner but Granollers refused to give up on the ball and set sail after it. Other seeded victors were No. 22 Pablo Cuevas, No. 24 Richard Gasquet who defeated Belgian Arthur De Greef in four, No. 28 Fabio Fognini who defeated American Frances Tiafoe 6-0 in ...

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  • Wings of Eagles wins English Derby with Queen in attendance
Wings of Eagles wins English Derby with Queen in attendance

O'Brien said of the victor: "His lad at home was delighted with him". I don't get to sit like this at many races so I am going to enjoy it. The derby represents a marked step up in class for Gosden's runner but he was impressive in landing a race over a similar distance at Goodwood recently.

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  • Wozniacki advances to 3rd round at French Open
Wozniacki advances to 3rd round at French Open

Williams is playing at Roland Garros for the 20th time, a record in the Open era. PARIS Roland Garros breathed a sigh of Gallic relief on Friday when defending champion Garbine Muguruza navigated her way through a draw bereft of star appeal to reach the French Open fourth round.

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  • Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw on cusp of strikeout milestone
Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw on cusp of strikeout milestone

He finished off the Brewers and in doing so, recorded his 39th strikeout without a walk to start the season, which is a Major League record. Seattle Mariners' Jean Segura, third from left, is helped off the field by trainer Rob Nodine, left, and first base coach Casey Candaele, right, after suffering an injury sliding into second base in the fo...

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  • Cowboys player suspected of DWI near welcome party for him
Cowboys player suspected of DWI near welcome party for him

Carroll joined the Cowboys in March as a free agent from NFC East rival Philadelphia on a three-year, $10 million deal. Carroll, 30, could be subject to the NFL's personal conduct policy in which a fine or suspension could be levied. "He's going to be a real asset for us". Moore also said there was a growing sentiment on social media that C...

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  • Warriors come out to play against Cavaliers on ESPN, DirecTV in LATAM
Warriors come out to play against Cavaliers on ESPN, DirecTV in LATAM

The Cleveland Cavaliers will step into the Oracle Arena on June 1 to meet the Golden State Warriors for the first game of the 2017 NBA Finals . LeBron James vandalised home in Los AngelesBasketball superstar LeBron James' Los Angeles home was vandalized with a racial slur, police said on Wednesday, one day before the Cleveland Caval...

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  • Cavs' Kevin Love: We're defending champs, not Finals underdogs
Cavs' Kevin Love: We're defending champs, not Finals underdogs

Then again, we've never seen teams quite like these two before either. Cleveland has only lost one game so far in the 2017 National Basketball Association postseason. Now they meet for the rubber match starting June 1 in Oakland. "It felt like they wanted me to retire", Ginobili said with a smile. Kevin Durant also has the option to opt out.

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  • French Open to start with Petra Kvitova's return to court
French Open to start with Petra Kvitova's return to court

Kerber was a first-round loser previous year as well, but the shock this time is in terms of rankings, as Russia's Makarova is at number 40 in the WTA standings. Murray will have his way in this match and could easily make it a three setter if he plays with the energy that he played with in the final two sets of his opening match.

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  • Michigan State basketball opens PK80 tournament with Georgetown
Michigan State basketball opens PK80 tournament with Georgetown

The 16-team field will be split up into two, eight team, brackets and will consist of two winners when it's all said and done. In the "Motion" bracket , fans will get to see Gonzaga, Duke, Ohio State, Texas, Butler , Stanford, Florida and Portland State".

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  • No. 1 seed out at French Open
No. 1 seed out at French Open

The German became the first top seeded woman to lose in the opening round of the French Open since the sport turned professional in 1968 - and the disparity between the players in her Russian opponent's favour was as wide as the scoreline suggests.

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  • Courtois blames referee and defensive lapse for Cup defeat
Courtois blames referee and defensive lapse for Cup defeat

FA Cup final - He also played in the show-piece event in each of those seasons, performing well against Hull City before scoring in a 4-0 win over Aston Villa in 2014/15. But, because of the debate, I should have sorted that out earlier". "We have to play an important game and win an important trophy, but I don't want to forget what happened i...

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  • The 2017 Lions squad have arrived in New Zealand
The 2017 Lions squad have arrived in New Zealand

The Lions' only previous Test series triumph against New Zealand came 46 years ago and former player Jonny Wilkinson urged Gatland not to overcomplicate the approach in the three-Test series against the All Blacks. He should get his first opportunity on this tour against the NZ Provincial Barbarians. "A lot of the players for the team for Sat...

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  • Bush no longer interested in Marlins
Bush no longer interested in Marlins

A reason why Bush has suddenly backed out has not been disclosed as of yet. For a good while the Jeb Bush-Derek Jeter ownership group had been thought to be the frontrunner to purchase the Miami Marlins . Marlins president David Samson had no immediate comment, and a spokesman for Jeter didn't respond to a request for comment. Earlier this mon...

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