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Fernando Alonso insists he will 'definitely' return to the Indy 500

As for the difference between 2012, when Sato crashed in the first turn of the final lap racing Franchitti, Sato said his strategy this year was flawless. "Actually when I went past, I think with three laps to go, on the outside, I knew I would make it", Castroneves said. He boldly passed both Jones and Castroneves on the outside of Turn 1 on the 179th lap.

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James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors

Next stop for the Cavs: a third straight NBA Finals matchup against the Golden State Warriors . "He had really good days and days where he was more sore, but he would always rally". James is still just 32. Irving was just warming up. They may be defending champions and they may have LeBron James , but against Golden State, they are definite underdogs.

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Perotti rescues Roma on Totti's farewell

Although their pursuit of the title has fallen short - they sit four points behind newly-crowned champions Juventus - Roma still have business to complete with Napoli just one point behind and both keen to avoid the Champions League qualifier that comes with third place.

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Johan Carlsson leads, Henrik Stenson in the mix at BMW PGA Championship

That's the way this golf course is but there is chances there when you hit good shots. I just played with what I had, and I think that was the key to success. Also at five-under is Scott Jamieson who carded a bogey-free 67 which was matched by Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat. Despite his poor form earlier this season the 30-year-old has always had one eye on this tournament - the European Tour's flagship event.

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Angels' Mike Trout sprains thumb sliding into second; X-rays negative

There was no immediate announcement regarding the injury . Worley (0-2), pitching his second game of the year, allowed two hits and two runs and likely earned another start. "I kind of like what it does to our middle guys". He's also playing in the third year of a blockbuster 13-year, $325 million contract with the club that runs through 2028.

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Penguins will go with Murray over Fleury for Game 4

He's an incredible physical presence and talent on both ends of the ice, and he came through with the all-important third goal of game three to give the Preds a 2-1 win. Fleury was one of the best stories of the playoffs until Game 3 closed the book. That's what makes them as good as they are. Goaltender Matt Murray will be playing Game 4 for the Penguins, filling the place of Marc-Andre Fleury in Game 3.

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Canada, Sweden to face off in world final

Then someone started a joke: 'That's OK guys. "We're very happy, it's huge for us to be world champs after a few near misses". ' It calmed everyone down a bit. For the first time in the tournament, Canada failed to score first as Kuznetsov beat Calvin Pickard after a pretty passing play at 12:16 of the second period.

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Remember Gregg Allman with this 1995 "Austin City Limits" broadcast

With massive releases, including Whipping Post , Ramblin Man and Midnight Rider , the duo defined what would become the genre Souther rock , and pave the way for heavyweights such as Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Marshall Tucker Band. "We didn't eat, we didn't sleep, we didn't think about anything except music". Gregg was devastated, but he and the other band members agreed they should push on.

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Hall of Famer pitcher Jim Bunning has died

Senate. He was the only Hall of Fame baseball player to have served in Congress, according to the AP. On July 27, 2009, Bunning announced he would not run again for his Senate seat in 2010, endorsing his successor, current GOP Senator Rand Paul.

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Borussia Dortmund edge Eintracht Frankfurt to win DFB Pokal final

Tuchel responded by switching from a 3-3-2-2 formation to a 4-5-1 formation with Aubameyang, the Bundesliga's top scorer this season with 31 goals, as the loan striker. Ousmane Dembele got his side off to a great start in the eighth minute when he eluded Jesus Vallejo on the right and curled the ball inside the far post.

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Predators top Ducks in overtime in Game 1 of Western Conference Finals

ET, NBCSN) for the chance to meet the Ottawa Senators in the East final. "(It's) just like we had when we were kids - what my parents threw during the playoffs. As noted above, the Predators are winning the shot battle against the Ducks so far. American Watson scored early in the second to give the Predators their first lead of the game but then Anaheim defenseman Hampus Lindholm tied it 2-2 with a wrist shot from the left point that glanced off the post and in.

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No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

I've got a buddy who lives in California where he has to deal with thousands of Golden State fans - i.e., true fans of the team and bandwagoners alike. However, Cleveland continues to soar on the NBA series prices, where they are pegged as -10,000 chalk to reach the NBA Finals for a third straight year.

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James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win

In all likelihood, LeBron James will overtake Michael Jordan tonight as the NBA's all-time leading Playoff scorer, and says chasing after MJ's legacy keeps him motivated . Many of those matches were played with Thomas on the court, but Marcus Smart has the potential to bounce back from a horrific Game 4 performance in which he scored just eight points on 1-of-9 shooting.

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Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

Kevin Love was awesome and he's clearly found a role in this series. And a potentially stressful Game 5 in Boston Thursday was at least made more comfortable because of Irving, Love and James, in that order. Hope that clears things up. It will mark the seventh straight trip to the Finals for James, who hit a 3-pointer late in in the third quarter to nudge past Jordan on the playoff scoring list.

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Ainge's patience pays off with Celtics' draft lottery win

In a deal that has brought back Jaylen Brown, the 2017 first overall pick, and much more has put Boston in a position to build a dynasty in the near future. 2, LA is also debating another point guard: Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox. The draft is chock of full point guards and the Knicks just happen to be in the market for one.

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LeBron James: Kyrie Irving is 'special talent' for Cleveland Cavaliers

Celtics president of basketball ops Danny Ainge joined 98.5 The Sports Hub's Toucher & Rich on Thursday and told them no decision has been made on whether or not Thomas will undergo surgery this offseason, and probably won't be made for another couple of weeks.

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Bobby Ryan lifts Senators past Penguins in OT in Game 1

The Senators opened the Eastern Conference final according to coach Guy Boucher's plan by frustrating the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins , including holding them to 0-for-5 on the power play, as Bobby Ryan scored the victor to give Ottawa a 2-1 overtime victory at the PPG Paints Arena.

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Alisher Usmanov makes bid for full control of Arsenal

Usmanov is excluded. Alisher Usmanov will meet his closest advisers on Wednesday to discuss his options in the battle to take control of Arsenal . That meant Arsenal missed out on a place in Europe's elite and highly lucrative Champions League for the first time in 20 years under veteran boss Wenger.

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Penguins strike early, rout Senators 7-0 to take 3-2 lead

Goaltender Matt Murray picked up his second career postseason shutout as the Pittsburgh Penguins thrashed Ottawa 7-0 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Final on Sunday, pushing the Senators to the brink of elimination. The Penguins appeared to hit their stride during a 3-2 victory in Ottawa on Friday night in Game 4, playing with the kind of speed and intensity that fueled their run to the franchise's fourth Cup last June.

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These stats show how good Spurs have been this season

Tottenham gave one final reminder of their quality with a 7-1 victory at Hull City on the last day of the season this afternoon, and Pochettino is hopeful that they can begin to fill up their trophy cabinet from next year onwards. The England worldwide now has 26 goals, putting him two ahead of Everton's Romelu Lukaku with one game remaining in the race for the golden boot. That includes four goals in two matches against Stoke as he has also topped the scoring charts for consecutive ...

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United Kingdom 'funds' basis of wild card

Sharapova returned from her doping ban on 26 April but relied on wildcards to get into tournaments because her world ranking points expired while she was banned. The French Tennis Federation this week decided against offering her a wild card either to the main draw or to qualifying. The governing body insist there is a two-year commitment from Sharapova, although it does not appear she has signed a contract.

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Guardiola: Barca or Bayern would have sacked me

A tearful Zabaleta was honoured with a number of tributes after the game, including the presentation of a lifetime City season ticket. So unless we go goal insane while winning the last two games against Sunderland and Everton, I see Man City as being the team to catch.

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Kristaps Porzingis' agent, Phil Jackson meet about star's displeasure with Knicks

Jackson is going all-in on the triangle offense, however, and Longstaff doesn't appear to be the individual he wants in charge of developing the players for the system. It's unclear whether Longstaff's departure is connected to Porzingis as the two are close. Longstaff initially joined the Knicks with Derek Fisher and was one of the few remaining holdovers.

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Auburn's Austin Golson named to Rimington Trophy spring watch list

The eventual victor will be determined using the All-American teams of the Walter Camp Foundation, Sporting News and the Football Writers Association of America. He started at center in the Sooners' final 10 games, after playing in just three games his first season at OU in 2015. The Rimington Trophy committee's policy is to count all players that play primarily the center position for their respective teams as centers, even though they may be listed as guards or tackles on the All-America ...

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Gomes shares decade old Rooney photo

And United hero Neville says it's the right time for Rooney to move on and join another club. Having claimed the prestigious Jimmy Murphy award (Youth Team Player of the Year) with Manchester United last Thursday, Gomes trained with the first team on Friday and made his debut for the Red Devils at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.