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Showtime calls Mayweather-McGregor massive success

Despite this, the mega fight is expected to break records for pay per view sales, gate takings and total revenue. "Let's get through Mayweather first", White replied. McGregor had some success early on against a watchful Mayweather, but the MMA superstar ultimately proved no match in a ring for boxing's self-proclaimed Best Ever. Read More

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Sabathia shuts down Red Sox again

Sabathia shuts down Red Sox again

Yankees starter CC Sabathia went to field it, picked it up but threw it away for an error, allowing Nunez to reach base. "Bunting is part of the game", said Rice. That's what we do. In professional sports, you take advantage of your opponent's weaknesses at every opportunity. "We know past year when he came to us, there were really tight restrictions on him: not starting an inning over 90 pitches". Read More

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CC Sabathia's criticism won't stop Red Sox from bunting

CC Sabathia's criticism won't stop Red Sox from bunting

Fister (4-7) gave up doubles by Brett Gardner and Aaron Judge to begin the first inning, and little else. Boston is also 5-1 in Pomeranz's last six road starts and 20-8 in Pomeranz's last 28 starts. Opponents can only try to beat the Yankees left-hander one way. He allowed 4 hits, struck out 5 and walked 1. Asked whether the Red Sox said anything back, Sabathia, with an expletive, said: "I don't even care about what they have to say. Read More

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Ground game hurts IU on both sides of the ball

Ground game hurts IU on both sides of the ball

Ohio State looks to rebound following their semifinal loss to Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl last season. The Ohio State offense flashed the speed to sting opponents with big plays as quarterback J.T. The Hoosiers have 278 yards and two touchdowns through the air. Barrett overcame a slow start to finish 20 of 35 for 304 yards. Thousands of football fans descended on the South Oval at The Ohio State University campus to watch the Buckeyes take on the Hoosiers . Read More

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How to Watch Roger Federer vs. Frances Tiafoe

How to Watch Roger Federer vs. Frances Tiafoe

Sharapova grabbed the second set by a 6-4 score. Osaka is comfortable around the grounds at Flushing Meadows, where she has been spending time , and even occasionally practicing, since she was a kid: She was born in Osaka, Japan , so represents that country, but moved to the USA when she was 3, has dual citizenship, and used to live on Long Island. Read More

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Shakib, Taijul put Bangladesh on road to victory

Shakib, Taijul put Bangladesh on road to victory

New Zealand icon Richard Hadlee was the only other player to have achieved this. Ponting's four second-innings centuries is the highest . This is Bangladesh's first ever Test victory against Australia . Pat Cummins tried to revive Australia's chase but kept running out of partners. The rhetoric used by the Australian camp also suggested the end had come, as they emphasised their belief that O'Keefe's performances fell away in India and that it was time to look to the future with Agar. Read More

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Like Houston, evacuation not in cards for Louisiana parish in Harvey's path

Like Houston, evacuation not in cards for Louisiana parish in Harvey's path

Louisiana's Governor John Bel Edwards asked President Donald Trump for a federal emergency declaration for Louisiana. "There are so many areas that have been hit by devastating winds and now the massive flooding, and insurance adjusters are having to wait for first responders to simply check on the safety and welfare of citizens", said Mark Hanna of the Insurance Council of Texas . Read More

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Nate Diaz Celebrates with Floyd Mayweather, Rips the UFC After the Fight

Nate Diaz Celebrates with Floyd Mayweather, Rips the UFC After the Fight

McGregor, however, is a different story. But even when taking into account the number of people who essentially stole the stream without paying, the even is estimated to have made somewhere in the neighborhood of $600 million. "This was my last fight tonight". Mayweather has sold fights better than anyone ever, and even if the product has rarely produced the promised thrills it hasn't stopped the masses from coming back. Read More

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3rd ODI: India eye series win, Lanka look to stay alive

3rd ODI: India eye series win, Lanka look to stay alive

Apart from this, Sri Lanka will be expected to field the same 9 for their do-or-die game at the same venue. Virat Kohli & Co will not be looking to repeat the same mistakes they made in the 2nd ODI. The third ODI of the five-match series between India and Sri Lanka will start on Sunday, August 27 . Yet another wicket for Team India Kedhar Jadhav strikes as he removes Angelo Mathews for 11. Read More

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India win toss and chose to bowl against Sri Lanka

India win toss and chose to bowl against Sri Lanka

Whether the practice sessions leading up to the game and it seems like quite the idea remains to be seen. "Unusual game but good that we came through", a relieved Kohli said at the post-match press conference. "You do get angry - to say "too many cooks" is probably accurate", the former South Africa wicketkeeperbatsman said. "The good thing is that he is cashing in on his good form", Kohli said of his swashbuckling opener. Read More

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India vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI

When it has to come it will come. I embrace that period also. "Things have been going well for me and I've just been focusing on my processes", added Dhawan. He said,"I feel we need to start planning for the 2019 World Cup around 24 months in advance, try to experiment a bit here and there". While Dhawan (132*) and Kohli (82*) guided India past the victory mark, it was opener Rohit Sharma's hilarious run-out that attracted the attention of Twitter parade most. Read More

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Kisner 'excited about the opportunity' after grabbing lead

Kisner 'excited about the opportunity' after grabbing lead

Matsuyama was having a bogey-free round and started his attack with an eight-foot birdie putt at the par-4 fifth. He bogeyed No. 11 after the suspension, but he re-ignited his round by sinking a monster birdie putt at No. Lahiri said, "Frankly I played solid but it was only in the second nine that I got going". "Hitting fairways are key". A short miss on eighth for birdie was followed by a closing birdie on ninth and that left a good taste and in a good mood for the second day. Read More

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Lower-order cashes in as India pile on the runs

Lower-order cashes in as India pile on the runs

Sri Lanka will be hoping the opener pushes to three figures and beyond on day four as they still trail by 230 runs with two days left to play. Excited at the prospect of testing himself against a good opponent, Ashwin said he was looking forward to have a different tactics the next time they face off. Read More

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Jon Jones responds to Brock Lesnar's challenge

Jon Jones responds to Brock Lesnar's challenge

Jones' victory thrilled a crowd that was deflated after Woodley defended his welterweight belt with a strong technical performance against the 39-year-old Maia, a vaunted jiu-jitsu specialist from Brazil. Neither has fought in the other one's division but if a fight has to happen, Jones will have to be the one moving up a weight class. Jones completed his much hyped Octagon return with a stunning stoppage of Cormier after more than a year on the sidelines. Read More

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England set India 228 to win final at Lord's

England set India 228 to win final at Lord's

She accomplished the feat of becoming the first cricketer to represent India in Australia's Women Big Bash League. During the 1973 event she and Enid Bakewell put on 246 - an English opening partnership record that stood until Sarah Taylor and Caroline Atkins made 268 at Lords against South Africa in 2008. Read More

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Venus Williams vs Jelena Ostapenko

Venus Williams vs Jelena Ostapenko

Magdalena Rybarikova , a Slovakian ranked 87th, reached her first quarterfinal in 36 Grand Slam tournaments. Muguruza saw her chance to play her third Grand Slam quarterfinal as she went leading by a set and a break. But the Latvian really did start to make her mark in the second set, cutting down on the errors and testing the Williams movement and stamina with her big serving and drives to the corners of the court. Read More

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Murray into 10th successive Wimbledon quarter-final

Murray into 10th successive Wimbledon quarter-final

Querrey comes up with the big shots when needed most, and he's won no less than 77 percent of his first serve points. "I'm not suggesting that it is", said Murray on Monday after his straight-sets win over Benoit Paire on Centre Court. "I want to keep playing good tennis ", the ambitious German said on Saturday. "I was trying to stay light on my feet and strong in my body". "I have to see what the nuances are once the game starts, because you can't necessarily plan for those". Read More

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Pacquiao vs Horn odds

Pacquiao vs Horn odds

In the biggest boxing match held on Australian soil in decades, former Queensland-based school teacher Jeff Horn will look to knock out prizefighting royalty. Arum, who was in New Zealand to promote his heavyweight charge Anthony Ruiz, who came up short in the main event title fight against Joseph Parker, watched on patiently from his floor-seat during Horn's one-sided whooping of Funeka. Read More

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NBA Players React to the 2017 Draft

NBA Players React to the 2017 Draft

But Fultz had only one thing in mind when he heard it. "But there was clearly a fire burning that was ridiculous". Fultz says that Embiid has texted him 75 times since his surprise visit to Philadelphia five days before the draft. "He can see passes and plays that nobody else can". That imagination is something that's really strong. Markelle Fultz wore shoes made out of basketballs. Read More

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It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

So if the Sixers are set to allow Embiid and Okafor to play on back-to-back nights, or to trust Simmons' recovering foot to entire National Basketball Association games, it will be a departure from recent policy. "Markelle is a tremendous athlete", Bryan Colangelo said. It was not a good night in the Windy City. Then Keith hit me up and said, "New plan". Read More

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New Jersey Devils select Nico Hischier 1st overall

He had surgery on his right groin last summer, but an injury on the left side went undiagnosed , sidelining him during much of the season. I wasn't sitting there rattled. CROMWELL, Conn. - Jordan Spieth played well enough in the second round of the Travelers Championship to stay in the lead. "Nolan is going to have to answer that", Hextall said. Read More

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Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case July 31 - court

Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case July 31 - court

Mourinho was Real Madrid coach from 2010-13. And Ferdinand, who played with Ronaldo at United for six seasons, hopes his former club can finalise a deal for the four-time Ballon d'Or victor. The agency published copies of the certificates. Barcelona and Argentina footballer Lionel Messi , who has been handed a 21-month jail term. A judge will then decide if they are grounds to charge him with a crime. Read More

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