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Daniel Ricciardo ropes Sir Patrick Stewart into a shoey

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Ricciardo has persuaded everybody from former F1 driver Mark Webber , to actor Gerard Butler to drink from his shoe, though usually the crowd helps him. "Concentration was being tested but I enjoyed it, and it's unbelievable to be on the podium". "I am proud of you for doing that", said Lewis Hamilton, who won in Canada for the sixth time, beating Valtteri Bottas into second place. Read More »

Ideal 10: Rafael Nadal routs Stan Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

Among the most dominant: Nadal's 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 victory over Stan Wawrinka on Sunday, which barely lasted 2 hours and was not much of a contest at all. you don't want him to take the lead and play even more freely", said Wawrinka, who became U.S. Open champion previous year. No other man or woman has won 10 championships at the same major in the Open era. Read More »

Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champions

For a team that had relied on opportunistic scoring in the early part of the series, it was another example of the Penguins pulling one out of their hats when they needed it the most. Nashville made a desperate challenge to overturn the goal for goalie interference, but the call stood after a review. The Predators had their chances, three power plays, including a 5-on-3 in the third period. Read More »

Cavs avoid elimination, top Warriors in Game 4

They had an All-Star-Game like 86 points at halftime, and had logged 115 points - more than they'd had in any game this series - through the end of three periods. But then you add, of course, some chatter in there, and that adds some extra motivation. How was your defense? We were in attack mode, and it results in us having 49. Read More »

Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths 'gutted' after England's last-gasp leveller

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HARRY KANE hopes he has done enough to stake a claim to be permanent England captain after his last-gasp heroics in Glasgow . "We have been away with the marines and we spoke about being ready for any situation". "I felt we controlled the game for large parts and eventually opened the scoring with about 20 minutes left". "We had a moment in the day that a lot of us in football won't forget". Read More »

Champions Trophy: India bowl Proteas out for paltry 191

Or maybe, it is simply the collective quality of talent combined with the exposure they receive these days, especially during pressure cooker scenarios of the Indian Premier League (IPL) - a tournament which does well to make men out of boys. Read More »

Michael Jordan sneakers break record at auction

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Yep, you read that right. Jordan wore the shoes during his gold-medal game against Spain at the 1984 Olympics. The white and navy blue trimmed shoes are a canvas and leather mid-top design. SCP Auction had an auction last night and the Converse sneakers you see above sold for close to $200K. The previous record for game-worn shoes was just over $100,000 in 2013, according to ESPN.com, for a pair of shoes Jordan wore during Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals, which has become known as the ... Read More »

Mets to bring back Cespedes for Saturday's doubleheader

Dansby Swanson had a sacrifice fly for Atlanta . Swanson reached on his hustle double, then dashed home on a single by pinch-hitter Rio Ruiz in the ninth inning to lift the Atlanta Braves over the New York Mets 3-2 Friday. But he wanted to go longer than five innings. "That's the part that's frustrating to me about tonight, especially with a doubleheader tomorrow". Michael Conforto has hit.303 with 14 homers and 36 RBIs, providing the production that had been expected from Cespedes. Read More »

Cespedes hits grand slam in return, Mets beat Braves 6-1

Brandon Phillips' fourth homer for Atlanta cut the lead to 2-1 in the eighth off Fernando Salas. Braves: RHP Matt Wisler (0-0) will make his first start of the season. He struck out seven and walked two while doing his best to block out any nerves early on. Braves players poured out of the dugout to surround Ruiz, with Swanson rushing to congratulate him. Read More »

Cavaliers top Warriors to stay alive in NBA finals

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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives on Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) and Klay Thompson (11) during the first half of Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland . A physical third quarter featured five of the game's seven technical fouls, two from heated talk between Durant and James after Love fouled Durant, another on Green that appeared to see him ejected before it was revealed that an earlier technical on him had instead been issued to ... Read More »

Jelena Ostapenko wins her maiden title at the Roland Garros !!!

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Her stunning run in Paris - capped by a riveting 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 comeback win over No. 3 seed Simona Halep in the final - made her the first Latvian to win a Grand Slam singles title. And I was just "Okay, I have nothing to lose, I'm just going to hit a victor". [But] I'm really powerful and I was just born with that power probably. Read More »

Gareth Bale celebrates UEFA Champions League title at home

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He taught me many things. "Any team that wins the Europa League should feel honoured to have the opportunity to take on the best team in Europe, which is the Champions League victor". "It has been a spectacular year thanks to you and in the end we won the double". With 42 goals in 46 games this season and two major trophies, all whilst it was suggested that Ronaldo was declining in ability, he may have just put himself in contention for a fifth Ballon d'Or. Read More »

Deichmann, Watson help LSU rally past MSU 4-3 in NCAAs

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Mississippi State relievers Peyton Plumlee and Riley Self gave up four runs and four hits in the eighth inning.Lange had a rough first inning as he walked two batters and hit Mangum with the bases loaded. But LSU attacked Bulldog pitching, forcing Andy Cannizaro to go to the bullpen. "We all said to each other, 'We did it.' Our goal coming back from previous year was tonight. Read More »

World FIFA approve UAE request to remove Qatari referees

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Infantino said Federation Internationale de Football Association was in contact with authorities in Qatar and ready to help if it was asked, and he indirectly dismissed calls from some German politicians to strip Qatar of the World Cup. "We are confronted with a diplomatic crisis in Qatar at the moment". The Associated Press reported on Sunday that a referee from Singapore has been drafted in to replace one from Qatar for the UAE's match against Thailand in Bangkok on Tuesday. Read More »

Hart confident Man City won't price him out of transfer

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There is no animosity, they are going about their business and we are going about ours'. "They are going in their direction and I need to go in mine". Pressed on whether those alterations at the Stade de France would include a change in goalkeepers, Southgate added: "I think our intention was always to give somebody else a game". Read More »

Fowler homers as Cardinals sweep Phillies

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The Cardinals , after a winless seven-game road trip, return home where they've gone 14-15. Their most recent losing streak stands at five and they have scored just nine runs over that span. Louis. He has thrown 74 pitches through six innings. The Tsunami Waves 3rd Annual Celebrity Bowling Fundraiser is Sunday, June 11th from 7-11pm at Flamingo Bowl on Washington Avenue in St. Read More »

Woman on trial for 'encouraging' boyfriend to kill himself

Roy was found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning in his vehicle at a auto park in MA in July 2014. Roy, from Fairhaven, Massachusetts, died of carbon monoxide poisoning after he attached a water hose to his exhaust pipe in July 2014. The couple met in Florida in 2012 and lived 35 miles apart in MA, but had only met in person a handful of times and went to different high schools. Read More »

Hamilton closes gap with classy Canadian display

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His bold overtaking move on the first lap saw him clip Vettel's front wing and remove a significant piece of endplate, forcing the Ferrari into an early pit-stop that completely compromised his race strategy. It has been a hard debut for Stroll, the son of one of Canada's richest men, who has had some sharp criticism for his modest results. Native Montrealer Lance Stroll was ninth - the first-ever points for the 18-year-old rookie; Hamilton gave him a thumbs-up as he passed on the track. Read More »

James Rodriguez: Chelsea lead race in signing Real Madrid's Colombian star

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Antonio Conte helped the Blues win the Premier League in his debut season. His future at the club was called into question after being left out of the squad altogether for last weekend's Champions League final victory over Juventus in Wales and there are said to be several teams monitoring his situation - including Arsenal. Read More »

Former NBA PG Sebastian Telfair Arrested On Gun Charges

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Police say Telfair, 32, of Orlando, Florida, was arrested just before 3 a.m. Sunday with another man after officers found firearms, a semi-automatic rifle, ammunition, a ballistic vest and marijuana in their vehicle. Telfair is facing charges of gun possession and possession of a controlled substance. The ex-point guard played on a number of teams between 2004 and 2013 - from the Portland Trail Blazers, the Boston Celtics, the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Los Angeles Clippers, the Cleveland ... Read More »

Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champs

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Nashville Predators' James Neal (18) skates by a catfish thrown onto the ice during the third period of Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins , Sunday, June 11, 2017 , in Nashville, Tenn . I always believe it's to wake up the team. "But I think our defence has done a real good job ". "If you could somehow put our two goaltenders on there - you know, there were games that they stole for us throughout the playoffs". Read More »

Stokes admits injury concern ahead of Champions Trophy

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England were reduced to 20 for the loss of six wickets inside the first five overs of the match in Middlesex, which is also Morgan's home ground in English domestic cricket. Despite losing three wickets at 101, Duminy and captain AB de Villiers took South Africa home easily. The former Ireland batsman added: "We didn't play too aggressively - a lot of our shots were defensive - so a lot of credit goes to South Africa ". Read More »

All-sources betting on Belmont Stakes declines 9.2 percent

He's the fifth horse in the past nine years to finish out of the money in the Derby, skip the Preakness and win the Belmont. Pletcher, who is set to run American Patriot in the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot later this month, said afterwards, " Tapwrit was getting a attractive trip". Read More »