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Portugal unleashes national celebrations for Euro heroes

Ronaldo, who hurt his knee following a Dimitri Payet tackle, said he never doubted his side. "I am very happy. I asked God to give me anothe...

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Fatherhood has given me extra motivation, says Andy Murray

Murray adds that even if he doesn't play in the matches, scheduled for Friday through Sunday, he probably still will travel to Belgrade "just to...

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Warriors star Green arrested for assault

After a night out in East Lansing , one of the favorite places to go is Conrad's Grill . In March, Green said he used "poor judgment" after ...

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German sprinters plan to fight back against Cavendish

Lotto Soudal's Andre Greipel, who finished second, didn't mind the slow pace, as reported by Cycling News' Sadhbh O'Shea: "I think maybe everybo...

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Portugal vs France, Euro 2016 final

Just like Greece in 2004, Portugal have not won too many admirers with their performances in France . 25-year-old France and Atletico Mad...

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Gracious Djokovic ready for rest after Querrey ends historic run

Querrey , a 28-year-old American, fought off break point after break point, usually with huge aces that reached up to 134 miles per hour. "Onc...

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Ben Simmons scores 18, but Sixers lose to Bulls in summer league

The night before in a loss to the Lakers, Simmons tallied 10 points, 10 rebounds, and 8 assists. More experienced viewers will recognize those s...

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Red Sox lose closer Craig Kimbrel to freak knee injury

The Red Sox acquired the relief pitcher from the Arizona Diamondbacks for prospects Jose Almonte and Luis Alejandro Basabe early Saturday, a...

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Nunes stuns Tate; Lesnar beats Hunt at UFC 200

Amanda Nunes had been the UFC women's bantamweight champion for mere minutes Saturday night before the question came: Who will you fight ne...

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Wimbledon: Jay Z, Beyonce watch Serena Williams

With their 6-3, 6-4 win over Yaroslava Shvedova and Timea Babos, the sisters had improved their record in major doubles finals to 14-0, a sterli...

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Chicago Tribune trolls Bulls, Dwyane Wade with old age joke

Wade may be leaving the Heat to join the Chicago Bulls but he'll always be a favorite at NBC 6. Thomas said the situation reached a point of n...

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Not my last Wimbledon, says Roger Federer after semifinal exit

Up to now the record of arguably the greatest of all time had been 10-0. "It's an incredible comeback for me", Raonic. Then, in the fifth ga...

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Giants righty Johnny Cueto to start for National League stars

Sale leads all major league pitchers with 14 wins , and ranks third among AL pitchers with 123 strikeouts . Additionally, with his ERA at ...

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Antoine Griezmann named Player of the Tournament

For the unheralded striker, who plays in France for Lille, it was only his fourth goal in 29 appearances for Portugal. Griezmann was guilty of...

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Watch Serena Williams Win Her Record-Tying 22nd Major

Just to try to feel what I needed to do and what was going to be done". "We were strategizing a lot", Williams told a small group of reporters i...

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Spieth joins other top golfers in skipping Olympics

Yet another one of the world's top golfers is pulling out of the Summer Olympics. Then again, it's easy to see why there's such a divide betwe...

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Wales relishing positive pressure - Coleman

Wales fans are waking up this morning still coming to terms with the nation's stunning 3-1 win over Belgium last night. He will pit his wits...

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First look at Kevin Durant in Warriors jersey

Durant agreed to a two-year $54 million deal with the Warriors, with a player option on the second year. "I'm super excited. I'm pumped to get s...

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Lesnar beats Hunt for title at UFC 200

The guy they call The Super Samoan has been called one of the best strikers in MMA history, but he wasn't able to strike Lesnar enough to make...

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Portugal's Euro 2016 win means so much to WA's Portuguese

Tens of thousands of fans took over the streets of Lisbon waving red and green national flags to mark the historic victory set up by substitut...

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Wimbledon: Kerber to face Serena in final

Vesnina showed her nerves from the beginning as she did four unforced errors to lose the break in the opening game of the set . Her tremendo...

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Dimitri Payet worth his weight in gold, says West Ham co-chairman

We get ripped off. "No, it was a challenge, that's all, period", said the West Ham man. "I regained the possession and if I hurt him it was not ...

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Mark Hunt Questions How Lesnar Made Weight Following UFC 200 Loss

She also made history by being the first openly gay UFC champion. The Seattle native appeared dazed as the contest ended and clambered all ove...

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Dawson: Player response to Zika an 'overreaction'

He wasn't expected to address his decision until Tuesday's scheduled news conference. Just before the John Deere Classic golf tournament's med...

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Pepe fully fit and eager to play for Portugal

There is no question that France are heavy favourites to collect their third European Championship crown, not only for the strength of their s...

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