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His all-round game was vast, his leadership inspirational and his skills were showcased beautifully by a deft offload that set up one of wing Rieko Ioane's two tries . But only one of them was able to keep their score ticking over, the New Zealanders easing clear after leading 13-8 at halftime, with only a late, consolation score to replacement halfback Rhys Webb making the margin vaguely respectable.
  • Newest Laker, Lonzo Ball, Throws Out Ceremonial First Pitch at Dodger Game

    Newest Laker, Lonzo Ball, Throws Out Ceremonial First Pitch at Dodger Game

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    But if Lonzo Ball truly didn't have assurance from the Lakers that he was going to be the second pick in Thursday's NBA Draft , he felt it in his bones. " Obviously, he's the best point guard to ever play ", Ball , wearing a purple-and-gold Lakers hat, said after his selection. Tweet Embed: https://twitter.com/mims/statuses/878052762537181184 Luke Walton on LaVar's playoff prediction: "Right now I want (Lonzo) to lead us to a couple of summer league victories".
  • Mexico's Salcedo ruled out of Confed Cup

    Mexico's Salcedo ruled out of Confed Cup

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    An interesting stat: Mexico are the most attacking team at the tournament so far, having had 33 attempts on goal, scoring four. "We are pleased that we showed a good game but disappointed with the result", Hudson said of the 2-1 loss to Mexico .
  • Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russian Federation

    Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russian Federation

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    Portugal are set to rest Cristiano Ronaldo for Saturday s clash against New Zealand as the Euro 2016 winners look to clinch their place in next week s Confederations Cup semi-finals. Petersburg, Russia , Friday, June 23, 2017 . Mexican players celebrating their go-ahead goal against New Zealand . Santos fielded an attacking line-up packed with experience and resisted the temptation to rest Ronaldo with Portugal still requiring a point to qualify and vying with Mexico and ...
  • New Zealand vs. Portugal in 2017 Confederations Cup

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    As a World Cup Ambassador, I'm happy to have the honor of representing my country in the world", Viktoria said. After Herrera's introduction, Javier Aquino forced New Zealand keeper Stefan Marinovic into a left-handed save, before Giovani dos Santos fired over.
  • Mexico's Salcedo ruled out of Confederations Cup

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    Just four minutes later the lead was doubled, Eliseu outstripping Ingham down the left flank and cutting back a pinpoint pass for Silva to slot home and give his team a cosy buffer at the break. The only similarity is that they play with three central defenders. A clash with the tournament hosts - who need a win to go through to the semi-finals - looks tricky on paper but Osorio thinks it is the ideal game for his players to prove their mental fortitude by claiming the point they need to ...
  • Gatland says Lions spots up for grabs after first Test flop

    Gatland says Lions spots up for grabs after first Test flop

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    What Gatland rued the most were the ways in which the Lions conceded tries , with Codie Taylor benefitting from a penalty quickly taken by Aaron Smith to catch out Elliot Daly , while the second came from a decimated scrum where the Lions looked to switch off, expecting the penalty to be awarded against them.
  • Confederations Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico

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    Is the New Zealand vs Portugal game online? "This was the first time Portugal has won in Russian Federation and I think we played very well". Osorio said he was incensed during the first half of the game when Mexico defender Carlos Salcedo was left injured after a clash with rival forward Chris Wood in the New Zealand area and their opponents failed to kick the ball out of play.
  • Mexico relishing chance to prove maturity, advance vs. Confederations Cup host Russia

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    Only a Russian Federation win will leave the team in control of its own fate and assure sure they will avoid the undistinguished honor of becoming the only Confederations Cup host to be eliminated in the group stage of the tournament. Mexico tops the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A, with four points after two games. Mexico gifted them an early goal, and continued to make things hard into the second half.
  • O'Brien's Winter of content

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    Ward collected a second victory of the week with Con Te Partiro. And indeed, as soon as Order of St George came alongside Big Orange , the fearless frontrunner showed his heart again, somehow finding the strength and will to accelerate again.
  • AB De Villiers and the Burden of Niceness

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    De Villiers, who took over as South Africa's limited-overs captain back in 2011, doesn't a have a good captaincy record in ICC events. A dysfunctional batting display was capped by AB de Villiers , David Miller and Imran Tahir being run out.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo remains coy about his Real Madrid future

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    In all games we go on to the pitch to win, we have that confidence in ourselves". Mexico asserted its superiority in the second half against New Zealand to avoid a Confederations Cup embarrassment on Wednesday, coming from behind to win a fiery Group A encounter 2-1 that ended in a brawl.
  • All Black management unconcerned about Lions' defence

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    Despite the absence of nearly all players pencilled in for Saturday's first Test, the Lions were far too good for a similarly understrength Chiefs side missing the likes of Aaron Cruden, Sam Cane and Brodie Retallick on All Blacks duty. "At one point captain Rory Best went up to Garces and said, 'when we put those little dinks in behind them they're body checking.' The Lions are fed up with this sort of nonsense, as the whole of rugby should be, and have decided to make a concerted protest".
  • Loew proud of effort against Chile

    Loew proud of effort against Chile

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    Their first-team players are already overflowing with big-match experience; why tire them out with an end-of-season tournament? Both teams met on seven occasions prior to tonight's match with Germany having a record of five wins against two of the Chilean side.
  • All Blacks outclass Lions in first Test

    All Blacks outclass Lions in first Test

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    Israel Dagg: He did brilliantly to get back and prevent Daly from scoring a try in the opening moments and was conspicuous when the Lions enjoyed their fine start. I came off pretty early (on 56 minutes), I was pretty bad and he didn't come off until probably he didn't need to come off but got an eight-minute rest and is probably grumpy about that".
  • Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final — FIFA Confederations Cup

    Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final — FIFA Confederations Cup

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    According to Minullina, after the match between Mexico and Portugal (2-2), a number of foreign media outlets made reports about Kazan for thousands of people all over the world to see. Taking on the World No 8 ranks up there with the All Whites meeting the defending World Champions Italy at the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the European champions Spain at the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup .
  • Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off

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    He got the first two batters of the sixth before Dwight Smith Jr . singled, then got Kevin Pillar to fly out to leave Smith stranded. Royals will send right-hander Jake Junis (2-1, 5.56 ERA) against Toronto on Friday. Mike Moustakas pops out to shortstop to Troy Tulowitzki. Ryan Tepera , Aaron Loup and Jason Grilli combined to allow the four runs in the ninth.
  • NBA Draft: Chicago Bulls trade Jimmy Butler to Timberwolves

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    Chicago bet on the trio of Butler, Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo , and the team sputtered during the regular season. A few of the other pieces on their roster consist of Michael Carter-Williams and Denzel Valentine, two players that are bigger names than talents.
  • Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis

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    Asked who he thinks will provide the bigger challenge - the world's best player, Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal , or Mexican record scorer Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez, both formerly of Manchester United - Vasin replied that there's no comparison.
  • New Zealand 30 Lions 15: Top Opta facts

    New Zealand 30 Lions 15: Top Opta facts

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    First and foremost, Galtand will put the onus on his pack this week. But they were pushing against the tide of history - the All Blacks have not lost at Eden Park in 38 Tests since 1994 and haven't lost a Test to the Lions in 24 years.
  • Hometown standout Lonzo Ball eager to play for LA Lakers

    Hometown standout Lonzo Ball eager to play for LA Lakers

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    Fultz certainly demonstrated what he's capable of doing in college. He was the conference's first player to average 14 points, six rebounds and seven assists per game since Kidd did it at California. "I think when this really came into focus for us was, we knew the talent was transcendent. Everything else is going to pay off". (1) poses with the trophy after winning the John Wooden Award as the most valuable player for the 40th Annual McDonald's High School All-American Game at the United ...
  • Proteas beat England in thriller to level T20 series

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    The series will go down to a winner-takes-all decider at Cardiff on Sunday. England , who won the first encounter in Southampton by nine wickets, won the toss on Friday at Taunton and chose to have a bowl against a South African side that had recalled Chris Morris , Morne Morkel and Dane Paterson to the starting line-up.
  • Valtteri Bottas continues to outpace Lewis Hamilton on F1 street courses

    Valtteri Bottas continues to outpace Lewis Hamilton on F1 street courses

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    I think a lot of it is contributed by these tyres being a lot worse, in the sense that they're bigger, heavier, stiffer, harder. Max Verstappen topped the timesheets in FP1 and FP2 - both of which were red flagged - and Ricciardo was second and third in the respective sessions, although the Dutchman's day ended with a crash.
  • Valtteri Bottas keen for long-term deal with Mercedes

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    VB: I think they would be quicker because we are a lot quicker in the corners now. "There was a lot of pressure with a minute left. All weekend we've struggled to switch the auto on over a single lap, but it was an all or nothing moment so I just gave it everything I had".
  • McGregor and Mayweather epic encounter is a €600m done deal

    McGregor and Mayweather epic encounter is a €600m done deal

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    McGregor has previously described the match up as "historic", while Mayweather - who will risk ideal, 49 fight unbeaten record - told his fans a few weeks ago "Everybody get your phones out and get this on the internet ASAP". After splitting two high-profile bouts with Nate Diaz, McGregor knocked out Eddie Alvarez to add the organisation's lightweight title in December past year.
  • Mayweather quit retirement for McGregor fight

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    The 40-year-old Mayweather, who was unbeaten during his professional career, is coming out of retirement to lock horns with the superstar of the mixed martial arts, McGregor , in a blockbuster boxing bout at Las Vegas on August 26 . "So, there might be more cross-over challenges, I think". The broadcasters are naturally very excited. "We've done the biggest events in boxing history".
  • Head Coach Luke Walton Wants LaVar Ball to Slow Down

    Head Coach Luke Walton Wants LaVar Ball to Slow Down

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    This was the third consecutive year that the Lakers drafted at the second highest slot: Russell in 2015, already gone in trade; Brandon Ingram in 2016, seemingly a cornerstone piece under Magic Johnson; and this year's selection, Ball.
  • Mexico coach apologises for touchline rant

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    The hosts start the final round of group games in third place, one point behind the Mexicans and Portugal , who face New Zealand in the other group game, with Russian Federation knowing anything but a victory is likely to see them bow out before the semi-final stage.
  • Fultz, Embiid fully believe Sixers are a playoff team

    Fultz, Embiid fully believe Sixers are a playoff team

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    Tatum didn't say anything interesting or controversial after "unofficially" becoming a Boston Celtic last night. With the exception of Fultz , the others may not make an impact next year as they could be stashed overseas, but Colangelo said he is open to having discussions with their agents.
  • Germany 1-1 Chile

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    Then came the 2015 Copa America on home soil, followed by the Copa Centenario in the USA a year later. The Group B rivals - the reigning world and South American champions - only need a point apiece in their fixtures to reach the semi-finals.
  • Azerbaijan GP: How Lewis Hamilton salvaged pole from Valtteri Bottas

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    Just as in Canada a fortnight previously, Hamilton made it count when it mattered the most to finish almost half-a-second clear of his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas in qualifying, with Vettel a distant fourth. Hamilton was fifth in the opening session and could manage only 10th later in the day as Red Bull's Max Verstappen topped the order while Vettel finished fifth.
  • NBA Draft: Evaluating the top 5 picks

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    He joins the first overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft , forward Ben Simmons , and the third overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft , center Joel Embiid , to potentially form a dynamic trio of scorers and playmakers. The Celtics made a decision to pass on Fultz, and he has the chance to prove them wrong. "It's something that nearly all kids dream of and for me to do this, it just goes down in the history book and it's a milestone for me".
  • Bottas fastest ahead of Raikkonen in final practice in Baku

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    The fight at the front looked close with Ferrari and Red Bull in practice, but Mercedes enjoyed a large advantage over its F1 competition when it came to qualifying. "The straight is so long that it gives you time to think, which is nice as the corners are technical and you really need to concentrate". But it was disappointing for the 19-year-old Verstappen, considering he topped both of Friday's practice sessions.
  • Philadelphia 76ers take Fultz, Lakers choose Ball in NBA draft

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    Fox is considered by several scouts as one of the best in the draft thanks to being the fastest in the draft and how he attacks every time he has the ball . The team went with Jabari Bird , a 6-6 shooting guard from California, where he was a teammate of current Celtic Jaylen Brown. The team also reportedly reached undrafted free agent agreements with Maryland guard Melo Trimble , Indiana guard James Blackmon Jr.
  • Man Utd boss Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations

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    Mourinho, who has won 25 trophies with clubs in Portugal , Italy, Spain and England, managed Real from 2010 and 2013, winning the Spanish league and the Super Cup in 2012 and the Copa del Rey in 2011. The claims against Mourinho come amid a lengthening list of tax fraud cases involving football players in Spain. Ronaldo faces no formal charge at this stage and is appearing in court as an "investigated person" and could be fined as much as £37m if he is found guilty.
  • US OPEN: Back-9 bogeys halt Harman

    US OPEN: Back-9 bogeys halt Harman

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    Brooks Koepka's score of -16 under tied McIIroy's record for lowest score ever, while Brian Harman and Hideki Matsuyama's scores of -12 under tied the second lowest score ever. He won in Italy and Spain, and he was on the verge of a third victory, this one in Scotland, that would earn him graduation to the European Tour . "The golf course suited his game very well", said Nicklaus.
  • Farrell shows class in Lions' win over Crusaders

    Farrell shows class in Lions' win over Crusaders

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    The first two successful Lions tours, in 1971 and 1974, had a national pair of half-backs, Gareth Edwards partnering first Barry John and then Phil Bennett, and in South Africa in 1997 Matt Dawson and Gregor Townsend both played for Northampton.