• Buffon vows to take one more shot at winning Champions League

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    Zinedine Zidane hailed his team's unquenchable thirst for success after becoming the first manager to win successive European Cups since AC Milan's Arrigo Sacchi in 1989 and 1990. "It was a very special occasion for me personally". 'It was an incredible feeling to lift that trophy here. Now, most of the showboating is limited to the warm-ups as he concentrates his efforts on that killer instinct and touch that all great strikers possess, and those have helped him plunder at least 40 goals ...
  • Champions League: Real Madrid, Juventus aim for history in final

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    Juventus' supporters react after as they follow the UEFA Champions League Final football match between Juventus and Real Madrid on a giant screen, on June 3, 2017 in Piazza San Carlo in Turin. In the second half, Casemiro put Real in front for good with a goal in the 61st minute. Gonzalo Higuain worked Keylor Navas twice, while Miralem Pjanic's snappy half-volley forced the Madrid goalkeeper to produce a smart one-handed save.
  • Marlins' Volquez throwing no-hitter through 8 versus Arizona

    Marlins' Volquez throwing no-hitter through 8 versus Arizona

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    CINCINNATI - Matt Adams hit his first career grand slam and connected again for a solo shot in the 12th inning, powering the Atlanta Braves to a victory over the Cincinnati Reds that ended their three-game losing streak. "And I got it". Ahmed had three of Arizona's six hits, including a two-run single in the eighth to put the Diamondbacks ahead. That left it up to Owings, another pinch-hitter.
  • Mickelson to skip U.S. Open for daughter's graduation

    Mickelson to skip U.S. Open for daughter's graduation

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    Mickelson, a 42-time PGA TOUR victor, five-time major victor and six-time U.S. Open runner up, will nearly certainly withdraw from the only major championship he has failed to win. On the course, Mickelson has struggled with his form in recent months. Mickelson said Amanda will be attending Brown University ("She's a smart little s--", he said).
  • LeBron throws down thunderous dunk while Jeff Van Gundy talks about Rihanna

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    Are you kidding me?" Breen laughs and responds "How you doing, man?" I know Andre Iguodala was driving to the rim, and a court full of superstars were playing in a championship basketball game, but Van Gundy sees them all the time. It certainly made for some humor during Game One. All Van Gundy could comment upon was the Bahamian songstress seated nearby. Rihanna is a well known follower of James and the Cavaliers and because of that, some believed she and Golden State Warrior Kevin ...
  • Captain Morgan will not rob Roy of England opening spot

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    Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza felt 305 on The Oval wicket was enough. Asked if Roy s place would be under threat if he didn t come good in the first couple of group games, Morgan replied: "I can not see it (Roy s position) changing".
  • Ferrari have given Vettel preferential treatment, says Hamilton

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    Vettel's victory in Monaco was significantly aided by Ferrari's strategy which enabled the championship leader to get ahead of his team-mate and pole-sitter Kimi Raikkonen during their only round of pit stops. Ferrari had a one, two finish has Sebastian Vettel edged out Kimi Raikkonen to win the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday. Mercedes trail Ferrari in the constructors' championship by 17 points and the team's director of motorsport, Toto Wolff, backed his driver in confirming ...
  • Cops: Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' Los Angeles home

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    He vowed he wouldn't let it throw him off as the Cavaliers try to defend their crown in the best-of-seven final - but it was a reminder of where basketball fits in the broader scheme of life. He lives in Bath, Ohio. "On my behalf and my family's behalf, I look at it like this: if this is going to shed a light and continue the conversation, then I'm OK with it", James said.
  • LeBron reacts to slur spray painted on LA home

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    Fortunately his family were at their OH residence at the time . James, a global icon, has spoken out against racism throughout his career. James has been a continuous activist against racially motivated instances in the past. Sandoval says someone painted over the slur before officers arrived at the home to investigate. James spent several weeks in Los Angeles last summer working with his production company.
  • Morales hits tiebreaking homer, Blue Jays beat Reds 6-4

    Morales hits tiebreaking homer, Blue Jays beat Reds 6-4

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    In the last few seasons we've seen Votto dress up as a Mountie, troll Phillies fans, deny a kid sitting in the front row a souvenir because he deemed him "elite", and throw shade at a fan that was heckling him while on deck. It scored Ezequiel Carrera , who singled and took third on a single by Jose Bautista . Billy Hamilton and Cozart struck out to end the game. "Our defense was unbelievable", Gibbons said.
  • Rays put Bourjos on DL, brings up pitchers

    Rays put Bourjos on DL, brings up pitchers

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    Chih-Wei Hu and Hunter Wood pitched a combined three innings in the Rays' 9-5 loss to the Rangers in Arlington, Texas , but the organization will still opt to carry other players on its 25-man roster beginning Wednesday. "When we faced (Santiago) two days ago, he's around the plate, and the plan was to just go up there and be aggressive against him". "That's just really what we did today for six hours".