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For the closing laps, Kyle Busch was in command of the race. Kenseth, though, was among the cars in the crash in the final 20 laps. Yet more importantly, certain drivers emerged as the competitors who had the fastest cars and who could work the draft the best over the course of the race.
  • Andy Robertson says Hull need to 'dig deep' after disappointing Sunderland loss

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    Four consecutive home wins had put Hull's fate firmly in their own hands but, given the chance to pull five points clear of third-from-bottom Swansea City, they suffered an attack of the jitters that could prove fatal. His season has been ruined by a knee injury, but he is still a leading contender to be in Gareth Southgate's plans as he builds for the World Cup next year.
  • 5 reasons the Caps will beat the Penguins in Game 7

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    So while the Capitals will once again head home, and head into months of uncertainty, the Penguins will face the Ottawa Senators in the Eastern Conference finals. It remained a one-goal game until another failed clear by Washington's Kevin Shattenkirk and Ovechkin. The Capitals tried everything, including Brooks Orpik fighting Scott Wilson midway through the third, but couldn't mount a comeback to turn the tide.
  • Red Sox Fan Banned for Life for Racial Slur

    Red Sox Fan Banned for Life for Racial Slur

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    Harbaugh, who has thrown his fair share of barbs at the New England Patriots and head coach Bill Belichick, compared the Orioles-Red Sox rivalry to the one that has formed between the Patriots and Ravens. "It's Baltimore-Boston", Harbaugh said. "But I can tell you, this was an individual game buyer, not a season-ticket holder". Red Sox fan Calvin Hennick says he was sitting at Fenway Park with his biracial son and Haitian father-in-law Tuesday when a man sitting next to him began to use ...
  • Senators, Penguins Takes Leads In NHL Playoffs

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    Washington Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt (88) falls on the ice between Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Phil Kessel (81) and right wing Bryan Rust (17) during the second period of Game 1 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round. The Capitals arguably played one of their best first periods to start the game as they outshot Pittsburgh, 16-5. For his part, Holtby said it just wasn't his night.
  • Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: first teaser released

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    But GBP president Eric Gomez was quick to qualify De la Hoya's statement saying the Golovkin fight would be irrelevant if Alvarez loses to Chavez on Saturday. "I consider myself a person who is mentally strong". 'I've never feared anyone since I was 16 and I was fighting as a professional, ' Alvarez said.
  • First time for Wenger in the Premier League

    First time for Wenger in the Premier League

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    United remain four points adrift of fourth-placed Manchester City with three games remaining, including a trip to second-placed Tottenham Hotspur. This most underwhelming stretch of games without defeat comprised 13 wins and 12 draws, but is an unbeaten run no less and, in fact, the third longest in a single Premier League campaign.
  • Rohit Sharma, Mohammed Shami Return To Indian Squad For ICC Champions Trophy

    Rohit Sharma, Mohammed Shami Return To Indian Squad For ICC Champions Trophy

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    BCCI had missed the deadline of April 25 for submitting the squad for the tournament because ICC's new financial model disappointed BCCI as it reduces BCCI's revenue from $ 570 million to $ 293 million. "Ashwin's injury was not serious and we wanted to give him a break". Rohit is one of eight surviving members from that victorious party, although his last one-day global appearance came in October 2016.
  • Home's where the heart is for Wiz, Celtics as Game 6 arrives

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    I'd love to think Washington's backcourt could give Cleveland trouble (no way Boston would be able to score enough to push the Cavs) but I also have no faith that the Wizards can get by the Cetlics. "We had an off-shooting night", said Washington head coach Scott Brooks. "We had no answers for those guys. We did a great job on I.T. but we let too many guys make plays and make shots".
  • Dillier wins stage 6 of the Giro, Jungels retains lead

    Dillier wins stage 6 of the Giro, Jungels retains lead

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    The BMC rider was fastest in a three-man sprint on the short finish hill. "Basically, the stage started pretty bad for me". But Stuyven, who claimed his maiden Grand Tour stage win at the Vuelta a Espana a year ago, remained defiant, launching an attack almost six kilometres out that proved fatal to Andreetta's bid to hand Italy their maiden win of the 100th edition.
  • Mourinho: I want more from Manchester United fans

    Mourinho: I want more from Manchester United fans

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    It doesn't matter what happened before, how big the matches before were. "And I want to give the players the conditions to compete on Thursday with a team that is resting all of their players in the Spanish league today. ( Wayne) Rooney and ( Michael) Carrick are the English boys who have been a long time in the club plus also there is (Juan) Mata. It will be very important for the club and the players.
  • Buffon seeks to get gloves on elusive prize

    Buffon seeks to get gloves on elusive prize

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    Juventus overcame French football league leaders AS Monaco 2-1 in the second leg of their semi-final tie at their home ground here on Tuesday night to progress to the final with a 4-1 aggregate scoreline. They have done so well, getting to the semi-finals. Alves, more usually fielded as a right-back, was brought in on the right side of the Juventus midfield in place of Juan Cuadrado, a position which allowed him to show all his attacking ability.