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Floyd Mayweather, a staple on Forbes' list for more than a decade, did not earn a spot in 2017. Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has ruled out a career swansong at Manchester United . National Basketball Association players accounted for 32 players on the list, more than any other sports league, followed by the MLB with 22 players and the NFL with 15 players.
  • Sebastien Bourdais fractures pelvis, hip during Indy 500 qualifying crash

    Sebastien Bourdais fractures pelvis, hip during Indy 500 qualifying crash

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    Australian driver James Davison has been tapped to replace Bourdais in next Sunday's Indy 500, The Indianapolis Star has confirmed. Things began very well on Saturday for Sebastien Bourdais , who set an average speed of more than 231 miles per hour across his first two laps of the Indianapolis 500 qualifying race.
  • Sevilla tells Argentina it must pay to take Sampaoli

    Sevilla tells Argentina it must pay to take Sampaoli

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    Sampaoli had said that he wanted to coach his country's national team after leading Sevilla to a fourth-place finish in Spain. "All parties are satisfied with the agreement reached". The AFA recently named a squad of players competing overseas for next month's worldwide friendlies but are keen to tie Sampaoli as soon as possible.
  • Overtime, celebration rules among changes made at NFL owners' meetings

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    It was originally scheduled to be played in Los Angeles, but construction of the new stadium in Inglewood, Calif., has endured delays because of unusually wet weather. "I can't tell you how". "Last year, the National Football League awarded the Super Bowl to the yet-to-be built stadium in Inglewood, California". It would put an undue risk to the Super Bowl and to our fans.
  • Hamilton County in a tornado watch

    Hamilton County in a tornado watch

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    The threat of severe weather is looming over the Grand Strand Wednesday afternoon, according to an update from the National Weather Service in Wilmington, N.C. The worst of the weather now is expected to affect regions further north, with the possibility of severe weather locally rising Wednesday. Isolated hail up to ping pong ball size is also possible.
  • 'He's human': Cavs coach defends LeBron after 'weird' loss

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    Without Isaiah Thomas in the lineup - usually something that makes them 5.7 points per 100 possessions worse overall - Marcus Smart had the best game of his career, Kelly Olynyk contributed with 15 points off the bench and Jonas Jerebko scored double-figures on a flawless 4-for-4 shooting from the field in 13 minutes of action.
  • Don't blame me for Arsenal missing top 4 spot, Wenger says

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    Barton, 34, played against Liverpool in Burnley's 2-1 defeat in March, and the former England global says it's arguably the "worst side" he's ever faced at Anfield . "Last year we were more Jekyll and Hyde - we could be brilliant one week and awful the next". "That is another side to our squad". Middlesbrough , who thought they should have had a penalty with the score at 0-0, finished as the lowest Premier League scorers this season with 27 goals.
  • Usmanov Makes $1.3 Billion Bid To Buy Arsenal

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    Uzbekistan-born Usmanov owns 30 percent of Arsenal League club and is said to have recently made the offer in a letter to American sports entrepreneur Kroenke, who controls a 67 percent stake. "I respect Stan Kroenke a lot". "Overall I believe we played since January in a very hard environment for different reasons", Wenger said. The 67-year-old Frenchman has faced repeated calls to quit and bring to an end an Arsenal reign that started in September 1996 when his current contract ...
  • EPL: Tottenham collapse, give Chelsea more room to emerge champions

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    As they had done for most of the game, the Hammers nullified every attempt by Tottenham to breach their defence after that, and could have won by a bigger margin had they been more clinical. Speaking after the match, Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino said: "We are feeling disappointed ". There was no improvement in the second half and Ayew, left unmarked 18 yards out, should have made them pay as he blasted over.
  • NHL Playoffs 2017: Corey Perry scores overtime victor in Game 4

    NHL Playoffs 2017: Corey Perry scores overtime victor in Game 4

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    The 5-3 final in Game 2 is looking like an aberration in which neither goaltender was at their best; goals are going to be hard to come by in this series regardless of which team is controlling the tempo. The Nashville Predators wouldn't have made it to overtime in Game 4 of the Western Conference final without P.K. Subban, but the superstar defenseman still caught an unlucky break in OT.
  • Broken back expected to keep Aric Almirola sidelined 8-12 weeks

    Broken back expected to keep Aric Almirola sidelined 8-12 weeks

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    While Smith is in the vehicle for this weekend's All-Star festivities, the team has yet to map out a battle plan for the remainder of Almirola's absence. "We're still working through that", said Brian Moffitt, CEO of RPM. "We're working with our partners". Our worries were for him and what the future was gonna be and Janice and the kids.
  • Sharapova faces 10-match marathon to win Wimbledon title

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    Sharapova won the title in Birmingham in 2004 and 2005, but has not competed in the tournament in seven years. Sharapova was initially banned for two years after testing positive for then newly-banned heart condition drug meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open.
  • Japan gets Ireland and Scotland at 2019 Rugby World Cup

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    In Pool D , Wales meet Australia in the pool stage for a second consecutive tournament after both teams progressed at the expense of hosts England in 2015. Australia , Wales and Georgia are the three definite qualifiers so far in Pool D . "If you want to be the best team in the world then you've got to beat all the best teams", said Haskell.
  • Andre Iguodala out for Warriors with soreness in left knee

    Andre Iguodala out for Warriors with soreness in left knee

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    Game 3 is set for Saturday night in San Antonio , meaning Leonard will have almost a whole week's rest from Game 1 before the contest is set to tip-off. It was a drastic difference from a game of catch-up two days earlier when the Warriors rallied from 25 down and a 20-point halftime deficit. Pick a shot, any shot.
  • Si Woo Kim becomes youngest ever Players Champion

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    Poulter hit what he described as a shank - "You'd like me to spell it for you?" he jokingly asked after his round of 71 - on the 18th hole, took a penalty drop from a palmetto bush, saw a gap in the trees, and hit wedge through it and onto the green, and he came within inches of making it.
  • Celtics power past Wizards in Game 7, 115-105

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    Isaiah Thomas in the Nike Kobe A.D. For Wall's part, he made it very clear immediately after his clutch three-pointer won Game 6 in Washington and forced a Game 7 in Boston that he wouldn't spend a lot of time patting himself on the back.
  • Romero will start Europa final ahead of De Gea

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    Mourinho said trying to restore United to former glories, after three largely disappointing seasons following the retirement of Alex Ferguson, had involved significant unseen work behind the scenes. I never saw in all my career two goalkeepers to be so friendly, because it is a position where you always have a little bit of rivalry, especially if you are both the same kind of level.
  • Wizards forward Oubre ejected for bowling over Olynyk

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    And they did that today. "So essentially he's getting a game-and-a-half suspension for that?" The NBA is suspending Washington's Kelly Oubre for Game 4 vs. When you watch them, you watch one team playing good basketball and everybody else do something. Coach Scott Brooks called it the Wizards' best stretch this season, crediting defense for making it all happen.
  • Predators take 2-1 series lead, beating St. Louis Blues 3-1

    Predators take 2-1 series lead, beating St. Louis Blues 3-1

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    McLeod gave Nashville a 2-0 lead with his first goal of the postseason just 2:29 into the second period with a backhander past Allen. Edmonton Oilers goalie Cam Talbot , right, and defenseman Matthew Benning block a shot by Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf , left, during the second period in Game 2 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in An.