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Cormier was already cutting weight for the title bout, so there were no issues there. In 2011 he suffered a terrific loss to Sean McCorkle in his UFC debut. "So if Anderson wants three rounds, if Anderson wants two rounds, he'll get it". It was not a title fight. UFC 200's lineup consists of a record 11 current or former Ultimate Fighting Championship , Pride Fighting Championships and Strikeforce world champions and in the case of Mark Hunt , a former K-1 World Grand Prix champion has been ...
  • Missouri officer is white; motive not yet known

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    Police also said that Micah Johnson had no criminal history, but information obtained by detectives "indicates that the suspect was an Army veteran" and that some witnesses described him as "a loner". on Friday morning. He was hospitalized in critical but stable condition. Authorities have not released the suspect's identity, but said he was on probation for a a federal weapons violation.
  • Euro 2016: Ronaldo has the opportunity to leave Messi in the shade

    Euro 2016: Ronaldo has the opportunity to leave Messi in the shade

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    Messi and his father, Jorge, were sentenced on Wednesday after a Barcelona court found them both guilty of three counts of defrauding the tax department to the tune of €4.1 million. "The world of sport is under investigation". "FC Barcelona continues to be at the disposal of Leo Messi and his family to support him in whatever action he decides to take in defense of his honesty and his legal interests".
  • Andy Murray roars with delight during Tsonga battle at Wimbledon

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    Lendl won eight grand slam titles under the Czech flag, although he is now an American citizen, and Berdych made no secret of his desire to tempt Lendl back onto the circuit following his split from Murray. I think he had nearly 15 to 20 aces in the first two sets, which is rare for me to get. In the first game of the fifth set, a battling Murray managed to save a break point on second serve before breaking himself to lead 2-0.
  • Hamilton Takes Pole for Home Grand Prix at Silverstone

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    I didn't even feel like I was going to be running wide until the auto bottomed out and I just bounced outside the line, so then there was a lot of pressure on my final lap. The maximum time was introduced to prevent drivers on fast laps potentially getting caught up with much slower cars. I think it will end all speculations.
  • Mets' Matt Harvey to Have Season-Ending Surgery

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    They did tests and he immediately tested positive. "We'll take a look at what's there", Alderson said about the possibility of a trade. TOS is a rare condition that compresses major nerves and blood vessels in the rib/clavicle region, and not too many players have undergone the surgery.
  • Protest over Minnesota police shooting calm but constant

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    It was not immediately known whether the gun held by Castile was legal. Facebook has published new guidelines for how it treats controversial live videos on its service, after a week in which the social network's livestreaming tool was used to broadcast videos of multiple high-profile shootings.
  • Red Sox closer Kimbrel out 3 to 6 weeks

    Red Sox closer Kimbrel out 3 to 6 weeks

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    Kimbrel initially thought that he could pitch through the pain, and Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said there was a chance that Kimbrel would be fine despite the MRI showing a cartilage tear. MORE: These AL teams wish they could hit the reset button on these trades . Kimbrel, who has a 3.55 ERA and 17 saves in 34 appearances, was named to the 2016 American League All-Star team along with five of his teammates.
  • Wimbledon 2016: Kerber holds her nerve to reach first Wimbledon final

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    But her losses to Kerber at Melbourne Park, after a stunning semi-final slip up against Roberta Vinci in the 2015 US Open semi-finals, then to Garbine Muguruza in last month's Roland Garros decider is evidence enough the all-conquering world No.1 is once again vulnerable with it all on the line.
  • UN's Ban urges resolution of sea disputes on China trip

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    USA officials say they fear China may respond to the ruling by declaring an air defense identification zone in the South China Sea , as it did in the East China Sea in 2013, or by stepping up its building and fortification of artificial islands.
  • Hamilton pips Rosberg to top British GP first practice

    Hamilton pips Rosberg to top British GP first practice

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    Rosberg, just 0.033 seconds slower than Hamilton in opening practice, suffered a water leak on his vehicle, which his Mercedes team were unable to resolve. "I will try and do the homework and listen to what Lewis is doing, watching his data and all of that, trying to learn a few bits and pieces that I can then take on for my vehicle so I was not far off this morning in terms of balance", he said.
  • UFC 200 breakdown of every fight

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    The title fight between holder Miesha Tate and Amanda Nunes in a hugely competitive women's bantamweight division that also includes previous champions Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm is now the main event . The UFC will continue to test and adjust weigh-in procedures. There's no doubt that this new headliner will be an interesting fight and a big draw, but it simply doesn't carry the weight that the Jones-Cormier fight did or that a McGregor or Rousey fight would.
  • France eliminate world champion, reached at Euro final

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    Portugal's soccer team warm up during a training session, in preparation of the Euro 2016 final soccer match between France and Portugal, at Marcoussis, south of Paris, France , Friday, July 8, 2016. A workaholic midfielder with leadership qualities in his playing days, Deschamps has a pragmatic approach to coaching, similar to that of 1998 World Cup-winning coach Aime Jacquet.
  • Kerber out to prevent Serena Williams making history in Wimbledon final

    Kerber out to prevent Serena Williams making history in Wimbledon final

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    Serena suffered a stunning loss against Kerber in the Australian Open final in January and the rivals will face-off for the first time since then when they slug it out for the Wimbledon title. Williams' greatest assets are her monstrous serves and the blazing pace of her returns and groundstrokes. "I think confidence brews peace and calm in champions", she said.
  • Anderson Silva steps up to face Daniel Cormier in non-title bout

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    Jon Jones has denied using any performance-enhancing substances after a positive drug test knocked him out of the main event at Saturday's UFC 200 . Jones, who has been no stranger to controversy in his career, was scheduled to meet long-time rival Daniel Cormier in a title unification bout in the main event of UFC 200 but he has since been replaced by former middleweight champion Anderson Silva in a non-title fight against Cormier.
  • Euro 2016: Enigmatic Portugal could muddle their way through to the final

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    The respective defences got on top of their marked men early in the match, with the lauded La Liga trio of Ronaldo and Croatia's Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic suffocated for space. "We knew that Croatia play their best football on the counterattack, that is how they won their group, and we refused to let them do that". Ronaldo was muzzled for the vast majority of a boring encounter that became the first match in Euro history in which neither team managed a shot on target during the ...
  • Wales will continue to battle on: Bale

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    The ongoing European Championships witnessed the first appearance at a major tournament for Wales since the 1958 World Cup where they lost 0-1 to eventual winners Brazil in the quarter-finals. They met in a friendly in November of past year in which France won 2-0, but Germany will be an entirely different opponent tonight. Wales fans were heard singing into the night as they made the most of their remaining time in France .
  • Belgium's 'golden generation' finally lives up to billing

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    In Lille, Hazard will return to the northern French city where he began his career as a professional player, close to the Belgian border. Eden Hazard could eclipse his "difficult" season with Chelsea by taking Euro 2016 by storm, according to Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel.
  • Mets' Matt Harvey To Undergo Season-Ending Surgery

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    NEW YORK (AP ) - Struggling pitcher Matt Harvey was placed on the disabled list Wednesday by the New York Mets because of right shoulder discomfort. This is just the latest turn in the ongoing saga about Harvey's health. The right-hander will miss the rest of the year. Just remember, no matter how many Mets get injured, he's still one of 30 major league managers and the other 29 counterparts aren't going send him any sympathy cards.
  • Harzand wins Irish Derby to claim double delight

    Harzand wins Irish Derby to claim double delight

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    Harzand held off strong competition, in what was a high quality field, from the likes of Idaho and Stellar Mass, who finished in second and third respectively, to become only the 18th horse in history to compete the Epsom-Curragh double . With a number of high profile races to look forward to over the summer months, there is now another thing to consider for Weld, in terms of the next race for Harzand.
  • US Open Golf 2016 Leaderboard

    US Open Golf 2016 Leaderboard

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    Lightning forced the suspension of play, and more than half-an-inch of rain was reported from the storms. Hall said it wouldn't have been fair to let the players that sought shelter in the clubhouse - near the range - to warm up when so many others were scattered about the course, some of them on the other side of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
  • Game of Thrones S06E09 (Season 6 Episode 9) Download

    Game of Thrones S06E09 (Season 6 Episode 9) Download

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    If you go to TV Guide or check the guide provided by your cable provider on your TV, you'll find nothing except the title and the fact that it's a new hour of your favorite show. Sure, you watched the entirety of Game 7 but is it worth it to risk logging into your Facebook or Twitter and get hit with a barrage of spoilers? Will Jon Snow or Ramsay Bolton be able to call themselves the Lord of the North when the battle ends? Catch "Battle of the Bastards" this Sunday only on HBO .
  • Ryan Giggs leaving Manchester United to become Nottingham Forest manager

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    The Portuguese boss is a big fan of the defender with a potential cut-price switch on the cards at £11.8 million, with Paris Saint-Germain and Athletic Bilbao interested in landing his services. "I will just give my all and work hard". "That's something to be proud of". Ironically, that sort of versatility may hurt him in the eyes of Mourinho.
  • Zika: 'Very low risk' Rio Olympics will further spread virus, World Health Organization says

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    The committee reiterated its previous conclusion that the virus represents a "public health emergency of worldwide concern", but said that the Olympics pose no additional threat to public health. In most known cases, Zika causes flu-like symptoms for a few days. Van Garderen, who was likely to make the team, is concerned that, if he contracted Zika , he could pass it along to his pregnant wife, who is due to give birth in October.
  • Superstar's move to Manchester United reportedly delayed by Olympic Games desire

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    The 34-year-old, who left Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season after his contract with the club expired, has been linked with a move to England to join Premier League giants Manchester United . Despite being a great leader and motivator, Eric Cantona was never far from a controversy. However, it now appears that in addition to this bonus stipulation, the striker's ambition to play for Sweden in the Olympic Games this summer is also a sticking point in any deal between United and ...
  • West Ham set €70m price-tag for Dimitri Payet

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    The French International has attracted interest from various clubs around Europe following his impressive 2015/16 season. West Ham were quick to give him a new deal this past February, locking him in until 2021. 'Sometimes it doesn't produce a lot of things, but the things he did on the halfway line that lifts the crowd and the team and everything. The goal was awesome and, of course, we are very glad for him.
  • Andy Murray: 'Amelie Mauresmo comments not true'

    Andy Murray: 'Amelie Mauresmo comments not true'

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    Bidding to complete a career Grand Slam in Paris after losing in the final three times over the past four years, Djokovic defeated 95th-ranked Yen-hsun Lu of Taiwan 6-4, 6-1, 6-1. He had no trouble polishing off that set on the resumption but the fifth was hugely tense and at one stage Stepanek was two points away from victory.
  • Lakers Rumors: DeRozan Latest, Los Angeles To Trade For Okafor?

    Lakers Rumors: DeRozan Latest, Los Angeles To Trade For Okafor?

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    Both Brandon Ingram and Ben Simmons (Los Angeles' two most likely selections in that spot) would seem to fit better in the modern National Basketball Association than the throwback post game of Okafor. With just less than a month left until the draft, things are still subject to change in regards to who Philly takes with the first pick and who the Lakers are left with a No.
  • Seattle Seahawks Marshawn Lynch planning to play in 2016?

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    His agent, Doug Hendrickson, maintains that Lynch will not play in 2016. Earlier this month, the Seahawks officially placed him on the reserved/retired list. However, Cole also pointed out that things aren't as simple as Lynch saying he wants to return and being welcomed back into the fold with open arms.
  • (Premier League) Arsenal rake in £101m TV pot

    (Premier League) Arsenal rake in £101m TV pot

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    Tottenham also pipped the champions, earning a total of £95,222,320 ($193.7 million), although Spurs' final-day capitulation against Newcastle United cost them an extra £1.2 million ($2.4 million) they would have made for finishing second.