Giro d’Italia 2018: final stage – live!

Updates as the race reaches its final destinationEmail Nick here or tweet him here, if you fancyFroome set for Giro glory despite being spat at 3.48pm BST 94km to go: Now Viviani, who we expected to be sprinting later, is in lengthy conversation with F…

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French Open 2018: Venus Williams and Nishikori in action, Kyrgios withdraws – live!

Live updates from day one at Roland GarrosSerena Williams spells danger on eve of inspirational returnSend Daniel an email | Tweet @DanielHarris 3.12pm BST I don’t suppose this is very surprising: Nishikori has broken Janvier for 4-3 and need only hol…

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Coca-Cola 600 start time, lineup and more

The Coca-Cola 600 is set to begin at 6:18 p.m. ET on Fox.

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Poll shows support among NFL fans for new anthem policy

53 percent of NFL fans support the new anthem policy, according to a poll; former NFL player Herschel Walker weighs in.

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Olney: Hot commodities in the relief pitching market

Buster Olney ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior writer ESPN Magazine/ESPN.com Analyst/reporter ESPN television Author of "The Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty" Follow on Twitter CHICAGO — Manny Machado will be the most discussed trade target of…

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Olney: Who’s hot in the trade market for relief pitching?

Buster Olney ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior writer ESPN Magazine/ESPN.com Analyst/reporter ESPN television Author of "The Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty" Follow on Twitter CHICAGO — Manny Machado will be the most discussed trade target of…

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Warriors force decisive game with victory over Rockets

East and West both get ready for game seven.

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Pakistan blow away woeful England to seal crushing victory in first Test

• England 184 and 242; Pakistan 363 and 66-1• Abbas and Amir fire Pakistan to nine-wicket winAfter that little oasis of serenity on Saturday evening, England reverted to type. In the space of 25 minutes wild hopefulness gave way to grim haplessness as …

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Chris Paul injury update: Rockets guard’s status for Game 7 ‘less likely than likely’

Chris Paul’s status for the final game of the Western Conference finals doesn’t look promising. After being ruled out for the team’s 115-86 loss to the Warriors in Game 6 on Saturday, the Rockets point guard is expected to sit out the deciding Game 7 with his hamstring injury. According to

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Will Chris Paul play in Game 7?

The way Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry were shooting it probably wouldn’t have changed the outcome of Game 6, but the Houston Rockets missed Chris Paul. They missed his steadying influence on offense, and maybe more importantly on defense — Curry was …

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Education of Kyle Freeland turning him into Rockies’ most valuable pitcher

Jon Gray possesses more pure firepower and gets more strikeouts, while Chad Bettis pitches with a veteran’s wisdom. But a case can be made that Kyle Freeland could soon emerge as the Rockies’ most successful starting pitcher. A cursory look at Freeland’s numbers might not suggest that. The

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LeBron, back in Boston, for another Cavs farewell

LeBron James and the depleted Cleveland Cavaliers won’t get any sympathy from the Celtics when they return to Boston for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals. Already laboring to reach his eighth straight NBA Finals with a supporting crew made mostly of cast-offs and throw-ins, James lost the

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Overcast weather as fans prepare for Monaco GP

The Latest: Overcast weather as fans prepare for Monaco GP

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Shaun Edwards: Wales defence coach set to join Dragons part-time

Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards is being lined up to work with the Dragons next season on a part-time basis.

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Dimitrov beats lucky loser & world 182 Safwat

Fourth seed Grigor Dimitrov reaches the French Open second round by beating Egypt’s Mohamed Safwat, who was a late call-up as a lucky loser.

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Real Madrid win with a vital ruthlessness but are they truly great? | Jonathan Wilson

The Champions League triumph against Liverpool showed that Real Madrid’s most obvious quality is simply that they win. Inexplicably at times, but remorselessly“We are Real Madrid,” Marcelo said boldly after Real Madrid had – just – held off Juventus’s …

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