• Scooter Gennett had a game for the ages
Scooter Gennett had a game for the ages

Strasburg (7-1, 2.91) is two starts removed from striking out a career-high 15 against San Diego. Gennett was just getting started. Tim McIlvaine, the son of former Padres and Mets general manager Joe McIlvaine, was the scout who persuaded him to turn down a scholarship to Florida State and instead sign with the Brewers for $260,000.

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  • Champions Trophy: India beat South Africa to enter semis
Champions Trophy: India beat South Africa to enter semis

World No1s South Africa were dismissed for a meagre 191, putting on just 51 runs for their last eight wickets - three of which came via farcical run-outs. South African fast bowlers tried their best to script a comeback but the Indians would have had to play some real bad cricket to lose this one. The skipper had made only four runs from his ...

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  • Sam Warburton fit to lead British and Irish Lions against Highlanders
Sam Warburton fit to lead British and Irish Lions against Highlanders

Warren Gatland believes his British and Irish Lions can match the All Blacks scrum - however the set-piece is refereed. That Gatland turned around and named a new starting XV to face the Highlanders is no great surprise because he is determined to stick his rotation policy ahead of the first test against the All Blacks on June 24.

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  • Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5
Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5

They'll need another excellent performance out of James, and the real question will be whether they can replicate their scoring from 3-point range. The Cavs were determined not to let the Warriors sweep them, and it was Cleveland, not Golden State, which busted Finals scoring records in the first half.

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  • How Jose Mourinho convinced former player Morata to join Manchester United
How Jose Mourinho convinced former player Morata to join Manchester United

The Express also say that United stars Ander Herrera and David De Gea have spoken with Morata while away on worldwide duty this week and told him what life is like at Old Trafford. The Real striker is also said to have sought reassurances from Ander Herrera and David de Gea about the move while on worldwide duty with Spain. The Red Devils are...

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  • Ex-NBA Guard Sebastian Telfair Arrested On Gun Possession Charges
Ex-NBA Guard Sebastian Telfair Arrested On Gun Possession Charges

Upon pulling over the vehicle, police found a burning marijuana cigarette inside, police said. Sebastian Telfair , who used to play for the Thunder, was pulled over early Sunday morning in Brooklyn, after he began to drive with his headlights off.

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  • Refs take responsibility for technical foul confusion
Refs take responsibility for technical foul confusion

The public address announcer did announce the technical foul was on Green . Green will be fined $3,000 this weekend for his latest tech, but the Warriors forward was nearly ejected from the game after a confusing exchange between the officials and the scorekeeper, which resulted in mis-labeling a prior Steve Kerr technical foul and assessi...

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  • England wins first ever trophy after 51 years
England wins first ever trophy after 51 years

The showcase event took place at the Suwon World Cup Stadium, with England in the final of a major tournament for the first time since 1966. Paul Simpson has praised his England team after they won the Under-20 World Cup , but says it is "too early" to call them the next golden generation.

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  • Real Madrid celebrations: Champions League trophy paraded at Bernabeu
Real Madrid celebrations: Champions League trophy paraded at Bernabeu

It was an fantastic weekend for Real Madrid as, after being FC Barcelona to the La Liga title, Los Blancos became the first club in the history of the Champions League to retain the trophy. "The truth is it has been a spectacular season", added Ronaldo . The title was Real Madrid's third Champions League triumph in four years. 'The first h...

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  • Arjun Atwal misses cut on PGA Tour
Arjun Atwal misses cut on PGA Tour

And from that point on, Berger put together a stellar day on a firm, fast, challenging course at TPC Southwind , shooting a 4-under 66 to erase a three-shot deficit and beat South African Charl Schwartzel and South Korean Whee Kim by one stroke.

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  • Smashing return: Cespedes hits slam, Mets beat Braves 6-1
Smashing return: Cespedes hits slam, Mets beat Braves 6-1

Yankees: Chapman has first simulated game since shoulder injury TAMPA, Fla. Sean Newcomb , considered Atlanta's top pitching prospect, made his major league debut. With the return of Lugo , Cespedes and Matz over the last two days, the Mets optioned INF Matt Reynolds , RHP Tyler Pill and INF T.J. Rivera to Triple-A Las Vegas.

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  • Donald Trump Jr. appears to confirm key part of Comey's testimony
Donald Trump Jr. appears to confirm key part of Comey's testimony

But Donald Trump Jr. - the president's eldest son - seemed to confirm Comey's version of events in a Saturday interview on Fox News as he tried to emphasize the fact that his father did not directly order Comey to stop investigating Flynn.

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  • Dhananjaya de Silva could get Sri Lanka nod for Pakistan clash
Dhananjaya de Silva could get Sri Lanka nod for Pakistan clash

In case Pakistan-Sri Lanka match also gets washed out, then both Pakistan and Sri Lanka will share one point each. Both captains preached calm for the decider, but it was South Africa who failed to show it. We felt we had a great chance today. "I've thoroughly enjoyed every second out there", said De Villiers (pictured yesterday ). We had ce...

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  • Rafael Nadal Wins French Open For The Tenth Time
Rafael Nadal Wins French Open For The Tenth Time

Nadal, who has now closed back to within three of Federer's all-time record with a 15th slam title, said in halting French: "It's truly awesome". Nadal withdrew from competition before the third round in 2016 because of a wrist injury. He admitted to nerves. Wawrinka actually had the first break point in the third game in a scratchy start to th...

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  • Champions Trophy 2017 - Upul Tharanga , Sri Lanka Captain Suspended
Champions Trophy 2017 - Upul Tharanga , Sri Lanka Captain Suspended

The return of Malinga, whose unorthodox, slingshot action makes him one of the most hard bowlers to face in world cricket, would be a massive boost for Sri Lanka . 22 - Lasith Malinga's tally of 22 Champions Trophy wickets in the most by any bowler among all participating players in this year's tournament.

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  • Cavs halt Warriors flawless postseason, party in Game 4
Cavs halt Warriors flawless postseason, party in Game 4

Congratulations to Lebron James for becoming the King of Triple Doubles for the NBA Finals with 9 and breaking my record. While the score in the series is the same this time round, that's where the similarity ends, says Warriors star Steph Curry ahead of today's game five in Oakland.

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  • Win title with new deal!: Arsenal bosses demand of Wenger
Win title with new deal!: Arsenal bosses demand of Wenger

Wenger told Arsenal Player: "The message to the fans is in aid of the club". "Everything we do is created to make that happen and we will be working hard on and off the pitch this summer to improve and make a strong challenge next season".

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  • Justin Rose a long way off the lead as final day starts
Justin Rose a long way off the lead as final day starts

He was a country mile behind overnight leader Andrew Dodt at the start of play and finished nearly two hours before the other contenders completed their round. "You have to just try and find the positives in everything". "I've played well here in the past and had a couple of chances and just need to finish it off".

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  • Chargers' Geremy and Mike Davis could help soften injury scares
Chargers' Geremy and Mike Davis could help soften injury scares

The Los Angeles Chargers continue to have bad luck with injuries, this time being with a rookie. Coach Anthony Lynn said last month that he hoped Williams would be able to return before the end of the program because "he has so much to learn " before his first National Football League training camp gets underway.

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  • Man City keeper Hart adamant he won't be priced out of exit
Man City keeper Hart adamant he won't be priced out of exit

There is no real need for me to talk to them, I'm lucky enough to have management who deal with that side of things. I think they spoke to my agent. There is no animosity, they are going about their business and we are going about ours'. 'There is no animosity between the two parties. He told Sky Sports, as quoted by the Mirror : "Not every mana...

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