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Fifty-nine percent of respondents said it is either very or somewhat likely that Comey was ousted for the objective of slowing down or fully stopping the FBI investigation, according to the Monmouth University poll . "Trump feels really, really, really, bad about firing him, and he genuinely thinks if the investigation is over Flynn can come back", said one White House official.
  • Turner injures right hamstring, Dodgers beat Marlins 7-2

    Turner injures right hamstring, Dodgers beat Marlins 7-2

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    Roberts spoke with trainers briefly after the game, who explained that the injury was lower on the hamstring, more near Turner's right knee - not the "belly of the hamstring" as Roberts described - and that Turner still felt strength in his hamstring.
  • Sharapova receives wild card into pre-Wimbledon event

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    Sharapova has been given a wildcard to play the WTA event in Birmingham, a tournament famous for being a warm-up event before Wimbledon. The decision was taken by Michael Downey, chief executive of the Lawn Tennis Association. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, of Croatia, returns the ball to Maria Sharapova, of Russian Federation, during the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Tuesday, May 16, 2017.
  • Partick 0-5 Celtic: Brendan Rodgers targets 'remarkable' unbeaten record

    Partick 0-5 Celtic: Brendan Rodgers targets 'remarkable' unbeaten record

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    Celtic host Hearts on the final day of the season this weekend. A Celtic goal seemed inevitable form the start and it came from the penalty spot in the 18th minute. And there never looked like ending that barren run as Brendan Rodgers' side, as they have done so many times this season, delivered a devastating performance from first whistle to last.
  • Ducks overcome early deficit, stingy Predators goalie to tie series

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    After Anaheims Chris Wagner caught Nashvilles Ryan Ellis with a high stick in the final minutes of the third period, Predators defenceman Roman Josi scored the game-winner on the ensuing power play. Add in a dose of heavy physicality, more so than we saw in Game 1, and the Predators were effectively drawn off the style of game that they prefer to play into an environment that the Ducks excel in.
  • Zabaleta mulls options after farewell game for Manchester City

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    Of course I hope he stays. "And, of course, he has quality". You need a guy like Kun [Sergio Aguero] to score the goals but sometimes a last-ditch challenge, which are things that often get forgotten quite easily, but teammates and players like us we remember those and it's a feeling that you have.
  • Johanna Konta makes third-round exit against Venus Williams in Rome

    Johanna Konta makes third-round exit against Venus Williams in Rome

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    If she plays like she did today, ... More importantly, the Romanian - whose start to 2017 was blighted by illness and injury - has now won eight straight matches as she continues to build towards Roland Garros. Kontaveit backed up her impressive victory over world No 1 Angelique Kerber with another dominating performance in her resounding 6-1 6-1 victory over Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.
  • Novak Djokovic maintains impressive run at Italian Open

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    They both held serve until the tie-break, when Djokovic outplayed the British No. 3 Bedene, who netted a forehand to conclude the 56-minute opener. "I would love to be able to continue playing at this level and even higher as the tournament progresses".
  • Guus Hiddink backs Conte to stay on as Chelsea manager

    Guus Hiddink backs Conte to stay on as Chelsea manager

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    Terry was an unused substitute at West Brom and has not started in the Premier League since the September 11 draw with Swansea but will be looking for a Stamford Bridge farewell. It will be very tough to compete but we feel we can be strong next season, not just in the Premier League but the Champions League as well. Having won the league in 2015, the Blues were humiliated past year as they stumbled to a mid-table finish - failing to qualify for the Champions League for the first time ...
  • Tottenham "family" will stick together next season, Kane says

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    Tottenham's Harry Kane celebrates after scoring the fifth goal to complete his hat trick against Leicester City. Tottenham Hotspur's French midfielder Moussa Sissoko controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur at Selhurst Park in south London on April 26, 2017.
  • Spurs fan's request in lawsuit against Pachulia, Warriors denied

    Spurs fan's request in lawsuit against Pachulia, Warriors denied

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    With that rest, came rust. We know they're a little undermanned but they still play extremely hard, so we knew we couldn't come out here and relax and think they were just going to give us the game. The Warriors never trailed in Game 2. Vazquez is certainly in that camp, with his suit alleging that Pachulia acted "without excuse or justification, intentionally and maliciously invaded the landing zone of an opposing athlete, Kawhi Leonard ".