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Privately the Eagles wanted to send owner Jeffrey Lurie, head coach Doug Pederson , executive Don Smolenski, quarterbacks Nick Foles and Carson Wentz, another player and mascot Swoop to the White House ceremony, where they were to be honored by Trump Tuesday for winning Super Bowl LII .
  • Steve Bruce faces uncertainty over his future at Aston Villa

    Steve Bruce faces uncertainty over his future at Aston Villa

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    Villa missed a tax payment on Friday - although they have resolved the immediate problem with Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs - and need to raise money in the long term. The club were this week threatened with a winding-up order by HMRC after failing to make a tax payment, whilst Keith Wyness was also suspended after clashing with Xia over the financial problems.
  • LeBron, Curry, Durant say National Basketball Association champ won't go to White House

    LeBron, Curry, Durant say National Basketball Association champ won't go to White House

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    Despite a 2-0 hole and historical precedence in favor of Golden State , the Cavs aren't out of this series yet. "Terrible", Smith said of his performance. And while the Cavaliers insisted that they weren't rattled by those Curry bombs - James said they know it's his business to make shots, so they can't be deflated when he does - Green said he knows that isn't true.
  • Warriors fight off Cavaliers to win Game 3, on verge of sweep

    Warriors fight off Cavaliers to win Game 3, on verge of sweep

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    The Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 110-102 on Wednesday night to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals. Who knows how many legitimate suitors there will be by the time free agency hits. The game was tied up at 26 near the end of the first quarter until Jeff Green hit a 3.
  • Golden State Warriors: 3 takeaways from Game 2 vs. Cavaliers

    Golden State Warriors: 3 takeaways from Game 2 vs. Cavaliers

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    Or are these Cavaliers defeated already? The Warriors are having all the fun so far after they spanked the Cleveland Cavaliers 122-103 in Game 2 of the 2018 NBA Finals on Sunday. The Warriors , of course, can counter anything the Cavs throw at them, but they'll need to be on their A-game if they expect to beat the Cavs once in Cleveland, much less twice.
  • World Cup host Russian Federation held by Turkey

    World Cup host Russian Federation held by Turkey

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    However, Turkey leveled in the 60th when Russian Federation failed to close down substitute midfielder Yunus Malli , allowing the former Germany under-21 player to hit a shot low and hard from distance past Igor Akinfeev . "We gave our word to the Americans", he said. Morocco's 202 World Cup bid is facing fierce competition from the United 2026 bid to host the 23rd World Cup tournament in 2026.
  • Wheels Up to Sponsor Justify in Belmont Stakes

    Wheels Up to Sponsor Justify in Belmont Stakes

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    Something Bob Baffert always dreads has come true ahead of the Belmont Stakes: Justify drew the No. 1 post for the colt's bid to sweep the Triple Crown . "Winners fly Wheels Up and we wish Justify all the best". Since 1905, a leading 23 horses have won from the No. 1 post. Free Drop Billy trained early Wednesday morning at Churchill Downs before boarding the same flight bringing Justify to NY.
  • It's all true: Sharapova hits back at Serena claim

    It's all true: Sharapova hits back at Serena claim

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    Muguruza, who is 3-1 against the No. 1-seeded Halep in her career, has never squared off with her in a Grand Slam. The victor earns a berth in the final at Roland Garros , plus the number one ranking that now belongs to Halep. "But on the day I can leave a Grand Slam saying I gave everything I had, I played a great match, is not here yet". On Court Suzanne Lenglen, Marin Cilic and Juan Martin del Potro were locked in a first-set tiebreak when play was called off.
  • Rafael Nadal Makes Ball Boy's Day At Roland Garros

    Rafael Nadal Makes Ball Boy's Day At Roland Garros

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    Dominic Thiem and Marco Cecchinato have both completed their quarter-final duties on Tuesday and we cannot say the same for four players who have stepped in to highlight the Wednesday's action, as both quarter-finals are delayed for Thursday due to rain.
  • Steve Kerr: 'Good chance' Andre Iguodala plays in Game 3

    Steve Kerr: 'Good chance' Andre Iguodala plays in Game 3

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    Curry responded to James' comments on Tuesday, saying that he agreed with the Cavaliers star: "I think the way we handled things a year ago, (we're hoping to) stay consistent with that". When Kevin Durant and LeBron James have matched up against each other on offense, it is the Warriors who have gotten the upper hand outscoring the Cavs by 21.5 points per 100 possessions.
  • Lionel Messi: Ivan Rakitic makes SHOCK Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal claim

    Lionel Messi: Ivan Rakitic makes SHOCK Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal claim

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    Messi has played three World Cups, and has not won one. They did, however, reach the final in Brazil four years ago only to lose to Germany once again, this time in extra time in a close encounter. Argentina is one of many teams fighting up an uphill battle to take home the World Cup trophy. "But you don't play football by yourself, it is not an individual sport", said Rakitic.
  • Toure on a mission to prove Pep wrong

    Toure on a mission to prove Pep wrong

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    He won three Premier League titles, the FA Cup and two League Cups during his spell and was named in the team of the year on two separate occasions. Dmitri Seluk, Yaya Toure's agent, has predicted an "African curse" will prevent Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola from ever winning the UEFA Champions League again.
  • Unai Emery has spoken to Man United star about Arsenal move

    Unai Emery has spoken to Man United star about Arsenal move

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    The Sun reports that the deal could be concluded as early as today with the paper adding that Papastathopoulos opted for Arsenal over Manchester United . Fellaini, 30, is out of contract, after five years at Old Trafford and is free to negotiate with interested clubs. Griezmann, who is away with the France squad preparing for the World Cup, has decided not to force through a move to the Nou Camp, according to ABC .
  • French Open 2018 Nadal, Halep aim pre-quarterfinal berths

    French Open 2018 Nadal, Halep aim pre-quarterfinal berths

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    Given his imperious record against Gasquet, Nadal will not feel he needs to adapt his style of play so expect more of the same baseline dominance from the world number one. In another rain-affected game, Belgian David Goffin (8th seed) saved four match points to defeat Frenchman Monfils in a thriller, 6-7 (6) 6-3 4-6 7-5 6-3.
  • Lionel Messi Poses With Actual Goats For PAPER Mag Cover

    Lionel Messi Poses With Actual Goats For PAPER Mag Cover

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    But with Palestinians increasingly resorting to boycott campaigns to maintain global pressure on Israel over the occupation, the match against Israel could change who they support. No reason was given, but the Israeli embassy put it down to " threats and provocations " made against Lionel Messi , Argentina's star striker. The stadium which was to host the match is in west Jerusalem .
  • Fred agrees Manchester United switch

    Fred agrees Manchester United switch

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    He made a return to Shakhtar in 2015 after a season away in Brazil and scored a further 21 goals for the club while also adding more winner's medals to his cabinet. Although a Brazilian by birth, Eduardo played for Croatia on the global stage. Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly already chosen his squad number at Manchester United .
  • Floyd Mayweather is world's highest paid athlete

    Floyd Mayweather is world's highest paid athlete

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    Lionel Messi clocked in at $111 million while Ronaldo followed at $108 million. He earned a $275m (£205m) payday for his boxing match in August against UFC star Conor McGregor , who is number four on the USA business magazine's list. NBA stars lead the way with 40 basketball players among the top 100. F1 driver Lewis Hamilton is the top Briton at number 12 with $51m. Apart from the aforementioned trio, no Indians have featured in the richest list.
  • Warriors ready for road test vs confident Cavs in NBA Finals

    Warriors ready for road test vs confident Cavs in NBA Finals

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    It's typical of him. "Everybody looked at me like I was insane", Durant said in an interview with The Athletic. James said he hesitated on calling a timeout when Smith was dribbling away from the basket because he wasn't totally sure the Cavs had one and it could've led to a technical foul.
  • Father of Irish champion Katie Taylor shot at boxing club

    Father of Irish champion Katie Taylor shot at boxing club

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    The shooting happened at about 6.55am on Tuesday at Bray Boxing Club in The Harbour area of the town. Gardai are searching for a suspect who fled the scene in either a silver or a white van. 'The gym is council-owned and it is operated by Pete Taylor, who is Katie's dad'. The club was where Taylor - Ireland's Olympic, European and World champion - began her career, before going on to win gold at London 2012.
  • Fred: Manchester United agree deal for Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder

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    The highly rated 19-year-old has spent his entire career at Porto - where the current United boss once managed - and made 33 appearances in all competitions this season. Manchester United are believed to be on the lookout for a number of top signings this summer as they bid to try and build a squad capable of winning the Premier League title next season.
  • Mumbai responds to Sunil Chhetri's heartfelt appeal, Stadium sold out

    Mumbai responds to Sunil Chhetri's heartfelt appeal, Stadium sold out

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    Kenya, who beat New Zealand 2-1 in the first match played on Friday, next plays Chinese Taipei in their round robin game on Friday. "This was something special", said the 33-year-old Chhetri . But unfortunately for India, the two strikers turned all-rounders, never turned out for the national squad at the same time , though they did play together in camps.
  • Andre Iguodala Might Play in the 2018 NBA Finals After All

    Andre Iguodala Might Play in the 2018 NBA Finals After All

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    The moment that might have sparked Stephen Curry to a dominant fourth quarter in Game 2 of the NBA Finals included a man in a suit on the Cleveland Cavaliers' bench. The Warriors are not going to win. James appeared less agitated than he did after Game 1. 2 - It sure looked like all of these playoff minutes started to catch up to LeBron in Game 2 (he played 44 Sunday after logging 48 in the overtime loss in Game 1).
  • Roland Garros-2018: Djokovic and Zverev go further, Dimitrov crashes

    Roland Garros-2018: Djokovic and Zverev go further, Dimitrov crashes

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    The two players shared six breaks of serve during a back-and-forth third before Djokovic took a tie-break 7-4, but it was one-way traffic during the fourth. "I think being able to win the first set and get ahead was crucial". Thiem, the only man to beat Rafael Nadal on clay this year, held off a short-lived Nishikori revival on Court Philippe Chatrier to set up a clash with Zverev.