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They will be seeded in every qualifying round they play. Champions League play-off losers automatically make it to the Europa League group stage like Skenderbeu did in the 2015-16 campaign. The first leg is scheduled to take place on 29 June with the return on 6 July. If Pedro Caixinha's men progress to the second qualifying round then they will face the winners of the tie between Cypriot outfit AEL Limassol and St Joseph's of Gibraltar.
  • Rafael Nadal cruises to 10th French Open title

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    The pair each pocketed €2.1 million (£1.8 million) for winning from an overall tournament purse of €36 million (£32 million). Wawrinka is no slouch; he owns three major titles, including one from Roland Garros , and had never lost a Grand Slam final.
  • Diego Costa set to leave Premier League Champions Chelsea

    Diego Costa set to leave Premier League Champions Chelsea

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    Asked about the possibility of seeing his brother play for Brazilian club Palmeiras, Jair Costa told Yahoo Esportes: "To be honest, now, I find it very hard". One thing's for sure, however, and that is that Costa won't be moving to China despite reports of several big money offers from their Super League.
  • LeBron says he'd want Magic, Jordan as his 3-on-3 teammates

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    I haven't seen the full layout of how they plan on executing it ... are they going to use National Basketball Association guys, are they going to use college guys? Right now, it's anyone's guess. "So I think that could be really good. So you can not get LeBron James to play on your 3-on-3 team". You see in these other sports where they go compete in the Olympics but they have regular day jobs.
  • White Sox Put Out Calls For Bats, and Burger Answered

    White Sox Put Out Calls For Bats, and Burger Answered

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    The draft continues Tuesday with rounds 3-10 and Wednesday with rounds 11-40. The two high school players, taken in rounds five and seven, were starter Alex Scherff, Colleyville, Texas; and outfielder Tyler Esplin, Lake Bluff, Illinois. "Schellenger's arm action and command point to a career in the bullpen, rather than a college reliever who has a chance to start". A Midlothian, Va.
  • Champions Trophy: Skipper Sarfraz powers shaky Pakistan to semi-final

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    Dickwella and captain Angelo Mathews stabilised the innings with a 78-run partnership, during which Dickwella brought up his half-century, before Mathews was clean bowled by Amir for 39. The final league game of the tournament features Pakistan and it takes on Sri Lanka in Cardiff to emerge as the victor of the team. Either way, Mathews will be wary of mercurial Pakistan .
  • Eddie Lacy weighs in under 250 pounds, collects $55000

    Eddie Lacy weighs in under 250 pounds, collects $55000

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    On Monday he earned his June incentive money by coming in under his 250-pound goal. He is eligible to collect a bonus check of $55,000 after he weighed in below 250 pounds earlier today. They're looking to him to provide what they lost with the retirement of Marshawn Lynch. In 2016, Rawls simply could not stay consistently healthy. They are both two-dimensional backs, who can break 60 yard runs and run over defensive backs.
  • Kane silences Scotland's celebration with late leveller

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    England captain Harry Kane was proud of the way his side dug deep to avoid a chastening defeat to Scotland . "It is a special day", said Tottenham Hotspur striker Kane , whose side had taken the lead through Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain goal in the 70th minute.
  • Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh

    Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh

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    PITTSBURGH (AP ) - The night started with a catfish throw. A holding penalty on Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis 50 seconds in gave the Penguins the power play. Not to discriminate, but Pittsburgh scored on the first shot on Predators backup Juuse Saros in the second period. Schultz, Bryan Rust , Malkin, Conor Sheary, Phil Kessel and Ron Hainsey scored the Pittsburgh goals.
  • Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever

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    Now Cleveland , which a year ago became the first team to recover from a 3-1 Finals deficit, faces historically long odds again. Golden StateWarriors, powered by Kevin Durant's clutch scoring in the closing minutes, rallied to beat defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers 118-113 on Wednesday in the NBA Finals , moving one victory from the first ideal play-off run in league history.
  • Red Sox activate 2B Pedroia from DL

    Red Sox activate 2B Pedroia from DL

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    The former All-Star southpaw limited the hot-handed Yankees to two runs (one earned) on six hits and two walks while also fanning seven. Mike Mahtook (3-for-5, two RBIs), Jose Iglesias (1-for-4, two RBIs) and James McCann (1-for-4, RBI) have all homered off of Pomeranz.
  • Judge, Yankees batter Orioles 16-3 for 4th straight win

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    The Yankees saw 11 straight pitches out of the strike zone in the second before adding to their lead. When the fifth inning was done, the Yankees where ahead by 14 runs. RHP Chad Green (0-0, 1.62 ERA in 7 relief outings) will make his first start of the season in Tanaka's place. Judge broke his own Statcast record and owns the four hardest-hit hits in 2017.
  • Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops retires at 56

    Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops retires at 56

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    Riley grew up in Muleshoe, Texas, (pop. 4,975) and was still just an under-the-radar offensive coordinator at Eastern Carolina in 2014. Yes, promoting offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley to the role of head coach means the Sooners will run the same offense, but thinking OU will be the same team next season is insane.
  • Tennessee's Coleman sets new collegiate mark in 100

    Tennessee's Coleman sets new collegiate mark in 100

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    Coleman, whose time equaled Richard Thompson of Trinidad and Tobago's mark, broke the previous collegiate 100m record of 9.89 to advance to Friday's final and is expected to make the US world championships team. In the hammer, Cornell's Rudy Winkler followed up his 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials win at Hayward with a victory at 243 feet, 2 inches. Winkler, a senior, has dealt with a back injury since the end of the indoor season in March.
  • Kevin Durant's menacing defense leads the way for Warriors

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    That's been quite evident through two games. To look at what happened in the first two games and project what might happen next, former National Basketball Association video coordinator Mo Dakhil (@ thejumpballnet ) joins for a new episode of Fastbreak Breakfast .