Two-hour marathon attempt an 'inspiration' to big Twitter audience

At Breaking2, Eliud Kipchoge ran 26.2 miles faster than any human ever. But early this morning, Nike's attempt to break through the 2-hour marathon barrier fell just shy of the mark. "This journey has been good, it has been hard, it has been seve... More..

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Game 6 Preview: San Antonio Spurs vs. Houston Rockets

Up to that point, Ginobili hadn't blocked a 3-point attempt in more than a year (Kyrie Irving on January 14, 2016), and hadn't stuffed a postseason shot from range in more than five years (Alec Burks on May 5, ...More..

Lewis Hamilton: I can't explain my poor pace in Russian Federation
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Lewis Hamilton: I can't explain my poor pace in Russian Federation

The three-time champion had struggled throughout the weekend and, frequently complaining on the team radio about his auto overheating, could not get close to the podium. Bottas was hired as a remedy to the frac...More..

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Sharapova won the first match after a long disqualification

The 30-year-old five-time Grand Slam victor is yet to drop a set in Stuttgart and powered past Estonias Kontaveit, ranked 73rd, for a 6-3, 6-4 quarterfinal win in one hour, 23 minutes. There has been nothing ...More..

Cavs put Raptors on brink, Spurs topple Rockets
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Cavs put Raptors on brink, Spurs topple Rockets

Yet it still wasn't enough. LeBron James scored 35 points while Kevin Love added a double-double as the Cavs maintained their 100 per cent record in this year's post-season. James, who's been piling up highl...More..

Spurs plan playoff life without Parker
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Spurs plan playoff life without Parker

Rockets: Houston had scored 100 points in every playoff game this season. Parker isn't what he used to be, but the Spurs are obviously better off with him than without him. In an interview before the secon...More..

Eddie Hearn eyeing global stardom for Anthony Joshua
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Eddie Hearn eyeing global stardom for Anthony Joshua

However, lying in wait asfuture opponents are for champion, Tyson Fury and the holder of the WBC heavyweight belt Deontay Wilder . "When there's that many people in the arena, when I dropped Klitschko , tha...More..

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Players Championship has enough action for everyone

It was a grind, however, just to avoid bogeys and doubles and stay within striking distance of the top of the board. Others who found the aqua were Kyle Reifers, Tyrrell Hatton, Grayson Murray, Fabian Gomez, ...More..

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Venezuela opposition seeks international support for 'democratic agenda'

Almost 100 people have been injured in latest clashes with riot police in Venezuela's capital's Caracas alone. Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro threw glass ja. The state prosecutor's office said 27-year-...More..

Dallas Keuchel earns 6th win as Houston Astros down New York Yankees
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Dallas Keuchel earns 6th win as Houston Astros down New York Yankees

The Astros are 8-3 in their past 11 games after a 4-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. Ken Giles wound up with his 10th save in 11 tries, saved by Marisnick. TWINS 7, WHITE SOX 6 Eduardo Esc...More..

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National Basketball Association suspends Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr. for Game 4 against Celtics

The Washington Wizards earned their first win Thursday night in the fierce Eastern Conference semifinals against the Boston Celtics as the bad blood continues to grow heading into Game 4 of the 2017 National Ba...More..

Champions Trophy: India will play in competition
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Champions Trophy: India will play in competition

Manish Pandey has been drafted in as an extra batsman in the 15-member squad , to be led by Virat Kohli. Therefore, the onus of holding the innings together will fall on the shoulders of MS Dhoni and Yuvraj ...More..

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Chelsea one 'little step' from title, says Conte

Every time Premier League leader Chelsea plays, entertainment is guaranteed on the field, but on the sideline its manager Antonio Conte puts on a show of his own. We are showing that we deserve to win the lea...More..

Celtics star Thomas fined $25k for cursing at heckler
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Celtics star Thomas fined $25k for cursing at heckler

The rage that guy has right now built up, I'm sure he would love to take it out on someone else. That article followed a solid victory for the Boston Celtics over the Washington Wizards. The Celtics could d...More..

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Mourinho admits Manchester United 'suffered until the end'

We suffered until the end and it was open until the last second. "We played really well and reduced them to one chance, from which they scored". Manchester United's Paul Pogba, right is involved in an d...More..

National Hockey League roundup: Penguins rip Capitals, head home leading series 2-0
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

National Hockey League roundup: Penguins rip Capitals, head home leading series 2-0

Ryan Dzingel tied it with a power-play goal 11 minutes after McDonagh tallied. "It makes for an interesting matchup". Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) celebrates his goal with the bench during ...More..

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Spurs' Kawhi Leonard expects to play Game 6 despite ankle injury

The Spurs shot 53.1 percent had coughed it up just seven times . About halfway through the third quarter of Tuesday's Game 5 , Leonard came down awkwardly upon the foot of James Harden . After the Spurs' ...More..

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Alex Ovechkin not going to IIHF Worlds due to lower-body injury

The Penguins will now square off with the Senators in an Eastern Conference final that will start Saturday night in Pittsburgh. The Penguins had a hard time containing Erik Karlsson during the regular season....More..

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Man United, Ajax advance to Europa League final

But it was nervy for them thereafter, with Celta wasting several decent opportunities before equalising through Roncaglia in the 85th minute - three minutes before he and Bailly were dismissed - and ex-City man...More..

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Tottenham keep Premier League title race alive with derby win over Arsenal

Arsenal imploded inside 77 seconds at the start of the second half to hand Tottenham a ninth consecutive league win. We knew because we were watching but they were very focused. That continuity is now in jeopa...More..

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Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Ottawa Senators: Conference Final preview and predictions

They're pretty stingy defensively and their goaltender's been playing really well. Will the two-time President's Trophy winners keep most of their big pieces and try to reload, or will they sell off their tra...More..

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Green Bay Packers cut Christine Michael after drafting three running backs

With his selection, Williams becomes the fourth BYU running back and 28th Cougar offensive player to be selected in one of the first four rounds of the annual NFL Draft. King and House will join third-year hold...More..

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National Football League draft results 2017: Big trades kick off eventful 2nd round

In the second round, the Browns once again hold their own pick, plus Houston's pick. As fantastic as it is that millions tune in for the first round of the Draft, it's arguably even crazier that many keep w...More..

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Leonard won't play in Game 6 for Spurs tonight

The San Antonio Spurs as we knew them are over. Speaking of Leonard, the Spurs played overtime in Game 5 against the Rockets with him sidelined by an ankle injury and won that, too. "It's going to be a toug...More..

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A strong field, an unpredictable course at Players

Adam Scott stood on the 17th tee at Sawgrass today with the lead in the Players Championship. One bad shot put him in one bad place - off the cart path at No. "I felt like I was a little bit up in the clouds, a...More..

Herrera appeals to fans after award win
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Herrera appeals to fans after award win

The Switzerland worldwide, who is being monitored ahead of tomorrow's trip to Southampton after aggravating an ankle injury against Manchester United on Sunday, has divided opinion among Gunners fans. "We are...More..

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Matt Harvey to receive in-house counseling

If Harvey starts Friday, it will be his first mound action since May 2. According to NY tabloids, the reason he stayed out carousing until the wee hours Friday night was because he was still distraught after ...More..

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Harden vows to make Rockets better after elimination

If he can get going it will not only boost the Spurs' chances of getting the win over Houston but give him some more confidence which will be vital for the Western Conference finals if they are able to make i...More..

Rockies SS Trevor Story on DL with strained left shoulder
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Rockies SS Trevor Story on DL with strained left shoulder

ROCKIES KEY TRENDS: The Rockies have won four of their last five games overall, are 4-1 in their last five home games, and are 9-3 in their last 12 games versus a left-handed starter. At Coors Field, Kershaw i...More..

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Celtics rout Wizards on home court to take series lead

INJURY UPDATE: Celtics G Avery Bradley, who's been dealing with hip issues during the series, sure seemed OK while scoring 29 points in Game 5 , including 25 in the first half on 10-of-13 shooting. Even as t...More..