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WR Jeremy Maclin picks Ravens over Bills, signs 2-year deal

WR Jeremy Maclin picks Ravens over Bills, signs 2-year deal

The main thing is, you want guys to be happy. The release of Jeremy Maclin may be a landmark decision for the Chiefs eventual end goal of a Super Bowl. With Maclin out of the mix, the Chiefs will give emerging second-year pro Tyreek Hill - arguably the league's fastest player and most dynamic returner - the first shot at the coveted "Z" position , the spotlight-receiver spot in Andy Reid's West Coast offense. Read More

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Jelena Ostapenko moves into WTA top 20 after French Open win

Jelena Ostapenko moves into WTA top 20 after French Open win

At only 20 years and 2 days old, she also became the youngest French Open victor since Iva Majoli in 1997, and the first man or woman to have their first WTA title be a major since Gustavo Kuerten in 1997. Ostapenko then somehow came back to win the second set 6-4. Halep moves up to second in the standings, but misses the chance to usurp world No 1 Angelique Kerber and now sits less than 0.200 points from the pinnacle. Read More

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NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from previous year

NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from previous year

Game 3 of the NBA Finals drew 20.5 million viewers on ABC , an increase of 22 percent from last season. Golden State's flawless postseason is over. In the finals, with his rebounding, passing and defending, he has helped steer them to a 3-0 series lead against the Cleveland Cavaliers . Kyrie Irving was the game's leading scorer with 40 points and Kevin Love chipped in with 23 points for the Cavs. Read More

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Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh

Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Penguins' Olli Maatta grabs his nose after being hit there by a Nashville Predators' stick during the third period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final , Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Pittsburgh. Rinne was lifted after allowing three goals on nine shots, while his replacement Juuse Saros surrendered three on 15 shots. The goals keep coming for the home team as Ron Hainsey nets the Penguins' sixth goal over Game 5. Read More

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Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain

Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain

The Frenchman, who himself won the Champions League as a legendary player for Real between 2001 and 2006, has enjoyed spectacular success since taking his first role in senior management just 18 months ago. "I've signed a long-term contract at Madrid ", Bale said. "My family is happy and I am happy so, yeah, we will continue what we are doing". Although the first-half appeared the two teams were equally matched, the second half proved a different story as Juventus had no answer for a ... Read More

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Preds leaning on Rinne to force Penguins back to Pittsburgh

Rinne understands coach Peter Laviolette was trying to wake up the Predators by pulling the veteran after allowing three goals on nine shots in the first 20 minutes of Game 5. in his career. The live bands in the lower Broadway bars have had to work their sets around game action, and Predators' goals have been met with enormous cheers roaring through the city's main commercial thoroughfare from fans watching on big screens. Read More

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Marlins RF Stanton leaves game after HBP

Marlins RF Stanton leaves game after HBP

Volquez no-hit the Arizona Diamondbacks last Saturday at Miami, the sixth in Marlins' history. "Didn't get it out of the stadium man", said Stanton, who finished with three RBIs. The most impressive blow came from Stanton, who sent a ball that clanged off the TV stand atop the batter's eye, seemingly closer to the Roberto Clemente Bridge than home plate. Read More

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Kremlin denies Russian hackers attacked U.S. software firm

Kremlin denies Russian hackers attacked U.S. software firm

The U.S. Department of Justice on Monday charged a federal contractor with sending classified material to a news organization that sources identified to Reuters as The Intercept . "These are allegations (of Russia's hacking the USA election commission before the 2016 presidential election), which absolutely do not reflect the reality, and we have not seen any other information or heard any arguments confirming that this information is true", Peskov told reporters. Read More

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Sooners coach Bob Stoops announces retirement

Sooners coach Bob Stoops announces retirement

He stepped aside and declared that 33-year-old Lincoln Riley would become the youngest head coach at the FBS level after two seasons as OU's offensive coordinator. Riley takes over a team that will again be the favorites to win the Big 12 and a College Football Playoff, with a Heisman Trophy finalist in quarterback Baker Mayfield. Read More

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Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo open to a contract extension

Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo open to a contract extension

Obviously any competitor would want to be on the field consistently, but Garoppolo is focused on taking advantage of the opportunities that come his way. What if he struggles, even if it isn't his fault? The base for any deal could be centered around the franchise tag. What works best for Brady definitely will not be best for Garoppolo if the two remain in New England. Read More

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Crosby has no time for Subban's games in Stanley Cup Final

Crosby has no time for Subban's games in Stanley Cup Final

Subban told reporters that Crosby's trash talking during Game 3 included comments about his breath. In typical Subban style, he injected some comedy into the situation Monday afternoon on his way into Bridgestone Arena . "I know there'll be a lot more energy, if you can imagine that. which will be pretty awesome", Subban said. “Theyre pretty great players. When Penguins center Evgeni Malkin suggested just before the start of the Stanley Cup Final that Nashville's defensive corps ... Read More

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Nadal in Q/F, Muguruza out

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. "So I came back and played a more versatile game". "I've been wanting to be in this position in these Grand Slams for a long time now". The Swiss, now guaranteed to be the only player to have reached the quarter-finals at Roland Garros in 2015, 2016 and 2017, will face local favourite Kristina ... Read More

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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

Matta coached the Buckeyes to two Final Fours from 2005 to 2017. He took the Ohio State job after head coach Jim O'Brien was sacked in the summer of 2004. He was Butler's head coach in 2000. He mentioned "trying to get healthy" as a reason for leaving the job. "I couldn't take my shoes off after a game, I couldn't take my trousers off after a game". Read More

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Isner eliminated in third round at French Open

Murray of Great Britain will face the victor of the match between John Isner of the United States or Russian Karen Khachanov , next. "But this happens when you play against the No. Former US Open champion Marin Cilic continued his smooth progress seeing off Feliciano Lopez, who was limited by a neck injury, 6-1, 6-3, 6-3. Unfortunately, though, Kyle Edmund narrowly missed out on making this the most successful Roland Garros for British men since 1963 when he was beaten in five sets by ... Read More

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Tearful Kvitova returns, Kerber in historic loss

Kerber, who replaced Williams atop the WTA rankings this month, was gone from Roland Garros by lunchtime on Day 1, putting up little resistance while being beaten 6-2, 6-2 by 40th-ranked Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation. "I didn't sleep well the days after, but I wasn't really staying alone", Kvitova said about her frame of mind in the immediate aftermath of the attack. Read More

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'Kiki' Mladenovic downs Muguruza as impressive run continues

'Kiki' Mladenovic downs Muguruza as impressive run continues

While Muguruza was the heavy favorite, Schiavone is also a former French Open champion herself. She also was the runner-up to Williams at Wimbledon in 2015.But the Spaniard has been repeatedly answering questions recently about whether expectations are different now that she is a major champion and whether that sort of pressure might affect her on court. Read More

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Jose Aldo Says 'Nervous' Max Holloway Will Be Affected By Brazilian Crowd

Jose Aldo Says 'Nervous' Max Holloway Will Be Affected By Brazilian Crowd

His last loss came almost four years ago. Nate Marquardt has had so many fights in UFC the time for him has to be coming to an end. Make no mistake about it: Aldo remains an elite talent and could go out and skunk Holloway the way he did Frankie Edgar back at UFC 200, but I just think the Hawaiian's style and his durability make him different and we're witnessing something special with this run Holloway is on right now. Read More

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