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Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top

According to CNN, high costs and declining ticket sales led to shut down. Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson said to close out the show, leading to a raucous standing ovation. However, Feld also won two other animal-maltreatment suits, and in the longest-running piece of litigation, still ongoing after 14 years, the ASPCA had to pay the circus $25 million to settle a racketeering counterclaim after it was alleged the organization had paid a former Ringling elephant trainer to be a plaintiff. Read More

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Destiny 2! Here's Your First Look at Gameplay

Destiny 2! Here's Your First Look at Gameplay

This allows players to set up a Clan group with customised team banners and all. Fans following the game may remember that Bungie announced Destiny 2's launch date to be September 8 on its reveal trailer back in March. The ones shown during the live stream was an Arcstrider energy staff for the Hunter, a Void Shield for the Titan , and a flaming Dawnblade for the Warlock. Read More

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Alonso fires warning shot on Fast Friday

For four laps and 10 miles, Dixon turned in the fastest qualifying attempt this track has seen in decades, capturing the pole with a four-lap average of 232.164 miles per hour. Team Penske, which had won the previous five Indianapolis 500 poles, uncharacteristically struggled in qualifying. "That's the most important thing of today, you know, that Sebastien is okay", Alonso said. Read More

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Anthony Davis named to 2016-17 All-NBA first team

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was named a finalist for the 2016-17 KIA NBA Most Valuable Player Award, it was announced today by the NBA. Leonard also is in line to prosper by his second straight first-team selection. Harden recorded a career-best 22 triple-doubles. James has easily been the best player in the playoffs, entering Game 2 Friday averaging 34.8 points, 9.0 rebounds, and 7.1 assists while shooting.560. Read More

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Braves get 1B Matt Adams from Cards as fill-in for Freeman

Braves get 1B Matt Adams from Cards as fill-in for Freeman

Atlanta agreed to a minor league contract with James Loney before trading for Adams. Braves general manager John Coppolella said Adams will be valuable to the Braves beyond his fill-in duty at first. This year, Yepez has played at Rome (A), where he was batting.275 (39-for-142) with 13 doubles, one home run and 15 RBI in 35 games. One of the top pinch hitters in the majors for the last four years, the lefthanded-batting Adams was hitting.292 with one homer overall and.316 as a pinch ... Read More

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Bayern wouldn´t dominate Premier League - Klopp

In reality, the fifth-placed Gunners need a miracle to qualify for the Champions League for a 20th successive season. With only two games left in the 2016-17 Premier League season, Arsenal's chances of a Top Four finish are dwindling down to nothing! "We won more games than past year and we have one point more already". Read More

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Eric Bailly could face extended ban after Europa League dismissal

Eric Bailly could face extended ban after Europa League dismissal

Matteo Darmian believes Eric Bailly's absence from the Europa League final will simply add to Manchester United's motivation to bring the trophy home. Sergio Romero , whom Mourinho has said will start against Ajax , will play one of the games against Southampton and Palace. Marouane Fellaini, who completed a three-match ban in the 2-1 defeat to Spurs on Sunday, will start against Southampton and Chris Smalling, Phil Jones, Juan Mata and Anthony Martial and Juan Mata are all in line to play 90 ... Read More

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Nadal extends winning streak to 16 when Almagro retires

Nadal broke early in the second set but was not able to pull away, and needed to save four break points in the final game before closing out the match. Nadal cruised past Djokovic in straight sets during a semifinal clash in Madrid over the weekend before beating Dominic Thiem in the final. Fognini also labelled him a "clown" and "loudmouth" on his way to crashing out before the business end of the tournament in Rome . Read More

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Collins snaps skid with 2 HRs, Tigers beat Orioles 5-4

Collins snaps skid with 2 HRs, Tigers beat Orioles 5-4

Collins hit two home runs, and the Detroit Tigers held off the Baltimore Orioles 5-4 on Wednesday night. He tallied at least 30 home runs in seven of his first nine years with Detroit , including a pair of 44-homer campaigns. He did make you sweat a bit, if you were watching, with three walks in two innings. Blaine Hardy came on, gave up a home run to Seth Smith , and was promptly relieved by Shane Greene. Read More

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Andre Iguodala out for Warriors with soreness in left knee

Andre Iguodala out for Warriors with soreness in left knee

Leonard missed Game 2 in Golden State Tuesday night. The Warriors are now 10-0 in the postseason and have won 25 of their last 26 games dating back to the regular season. "And it showed with the lack of edge , intensity, grunt". Tuesday, Aldridge could muster only eight points in 27 minutes, a disturbingly low total for a team that desperately needed scoring in Leonard's absence. Read More

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Shami, Rohit return for Champions Trophy

Dhawan, who was the highest run-scorer in the 2013 Champions Trophy in England with 363 runs from five matches at 90.75 and was also named the player of the tournament, further said the team will try to bring the cup back. The three-member selection panel avoided any major surprises, offering little joy to youngsters like wicket-keeper/batsman Rishabh Pant despite his fine performances in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Read More

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Michael Bisping Is Still Expecting To Fight GSP Next

Michael Bisping Is Still Expecting To Fight GSP Next

Rockhold stated in multiple interviews he felt the fight put his division in a standstill. " It's a blessing in disguise because I can't fight anytime soon ", he said. Until the fighters involved get a little more clarity and the UFC firms up its plans, it seems any statements made about GSP vs. Bisping will need to be taken with a heavy grain of salt. Read More

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ESPN announces new shows; 'Mike and Mike' to end after 17 years

ESPN announces new shows; 'Mike and Mike' to end after 17 years

Greenberg now hosts the long-running Mike & Mike radio sports talk show with Mike Golic , who later this fall will team with ESPN personality Trey Wingo on a new sports talk show. "Both men will bring new and interesting voices to our morning conversations and help to create a fresh fun show for our audience". In an effort to meet viewers on their various devices, the network announced SportsCenter Right Now , short news updates online and twice hourly on ESPN during the day. Read More

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Guardiola lauds Zabaleta as Manchester City great

Team now ranks fourth with 72 points in 36 games, one less than Liverpool at No. 3 spot, but they also have one match less played and finishing at the No.3 spot that avoids the qualifications in the CL is a big possibility. Manchester City have won each of their last 10 Premier League fixtures against West Bromwich Albion, their second longest winning run against an opponent (12 v Newcastle, 2009-2015). Read More

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Warriors, Spurs series filled with familiar story lines

Warriors, Spurs series filled with familiar story lines

No is the minus-1,600 favorite ($1,600 to win $100), and yes is the plus-900 underdog ($100 to win $900). The Warriors are a different animal, something that Popovich might have never dealt with, unless it was an All-Star Game. "Mikey has done a great job", Popovich said when he made a decision to get serious. "They're a machine", Durant said. San Antonio will have the advantage over Golden State inside with 6-foot-11-inch LaMarcus Aldridge and 7-foot Pau Gasol, along with a big coaching ... Read More

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Nadal takes Madrid title

As time goes by, what is important is the titles, not the opponents that you have beaten. Never had they taken so long for a rematch, but then it had been at Roland Garros past year that their paths took such contrasting directions. There were more positive signs for the Serb in the second set as he recovered an early break of serve, punching his fist in delight, but Nadal would quickly re-establish the advantage. Read More

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