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Trump says 'everybody', not just Australia, has better healthcare than US


Mr Turnbull received similar backlash on social media for his appraisal of President Trump's congressional victory, which is expected to leave 24 million more Americans without health coverage by 2026, Reuters reported. Trump was likely referring to regulatory and other changes the administration can make to the Obama-era law. "Let's take a look at the Australian healthcare system, and maybe. Read More »

Arsenal beat Southampton 2-0 in EPL


Giroud, who came in for Danny Welbeck in the 80th minute, sealed the win for the Gunners just three minutes later with a header from inside the six-yard box. With neither team wanting to lose, this will be a very exciting game and we shouldn't be short of goals. "We certainly aren't fazed by Arsenal , despite them coming into the game on the back of a really strong run of results", Hughes told a news conference on Friday. Read More »

Liverpool thrash West Ham to close in on Champions League


Liverpool travel to West Ham United tomorrow afternoon before ending the season at Anfield against relegated Middlesbrough next weekend. West Ham was left incensed as referee Neil Swarbrick waved play on when the ball struck Wijnaldum's hand in the Liverpool penalty area before the Dutch midfielder immediately raced forward to supply the assist for Coutinho's second at the other end. Read More »

Markieff Morris slaps Stephen A Smith on butt after Game 6


In deciding seventh games in front of what promises to be a raucous home crowd, look for one of the NBA's best closers to lead the Celtics past the Wizards Monday night. He may have struggled out of the gates, but Wall put together another clutch performance in these playoffs. "This is what I asked for, down 2-0 to win". Read More »

Jose Reyes blasts Matt Harvey over suspension

He is just 2-2 with a 5.14 ERA in six starts, striking out fewer batters and walking more batters than he has in any of his first three full big league seasons. Jacob deGrom (2-1, 3.68) starts for the Mets against Matt Moore (1-4, 6.75). If Cabrera is sidelined for a long period, NY could bring up 21-year-old shortstop Amed Rosario from Triple-A Las Vegas. Read More »

Djokovic upbeat despite yet another setback in Madrid

Nadal came out with the bit between his teeth, breaking to love in the first game of the match under blue skies and pumping his fist after breaking a startled Djokovic for a second time with a fierce forehand victor. Nadal got off to a dream start in the 50th meeting between the two great rivals, winning every point in the first game to break Djokovic, with the home crowd wildly celebrating his first point - a potent return which the Serbian could only hit into the ground. Read More »

BOZICH | Validation? Jubilation? Todd Pletcher (finally) doubles his Kentucky Derby pleasure


Further still, he gave a first victory to the team of Pletcher and Velazquez, each of whom had won once before without the other, Velazquez in 2011 aboard Animal Kingdom. According to trainer Mark Casse reigning juvenile champion Classic Empire's right eye issue from Saturday's classic has significantly improved, and if it continues to heal, the Pioneerof the Nile colt will run in Baltimore. Read More »

Williams has strong start, Pirates snap 6-game skid

During the ninth inning, Arizona pitcher Tom Wilhelmsen hit Chris Stewart from the Pirates in the leg. "He split his lip open and he's at the hospital right now to get further exams". Meanwhile, the Diamondbacks are 4-1 in their last five during game four of a series, and 5-2 in their last seven Sunday games. A 93-mph fastball running up and in and virtually no time to react. Read More »

West Ham United v Liverpool


West Ham were supposed to be the toughest test remaining for Jurgen Klopp's men but Liverpool ripped them apart at the London Stadium . There was also something notable about Coutinho's first goal of the game as it was the 14th he has scored from outside the penalty area since his Liverpool debut. Read More »

Real Madrid to face Juventus in the UEFA Champions League final

We are making sure that the team can give 100 percent tomorrow, as even more than that will be necessary". Zidane's current deal expires at the end of next season, but Marca notes he is "the living image of a happy "madridismo", which identifies with their Coach in a way that has been rarely seen in recent years". Read More »

Toronto is the latest team to experience the LeBron James Effect

The NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers powered into the Eastern Conference finals yesterday, downing the Toronto Raptors 109-102 to complete a four-game sweep of their playoff series. "I want to do whatever it takes to beat them as a basketball player, to beat them". The best player on the planet isn't just maintaining his otherworldly level as he rises in age, he's unfathomably getting better. Read More »

Ranked Murray loses to Coric in 3rd round of Madrid Open

I just kind of let the same things keep happening, making mistakes very early in a lot of the rallies. "I couldn't imagine this when I woke up this morning, I always believed but I wasn't sure how I was going to play, but in the end I played as I had dreamed". Read More »

MMA: Polish fighter defends UFC title


Upon returning to her feet, Jedrzejczyk reasserted her dominance with pinpoint strikes from outside the pocket. By the end, Jedrzejczyk seemed to be taking her apart easily. She hurts Andrade a little with a two punch combination. The fourth round was very much more of the same. The next step for Jedrzejczyk is to see if she can transition from being a great champion to a superstar as well. Read More »

Garcia rediscovers old touch to be in hunt at Players Championship golf

Tied with Rahm at four-under are Chez Reavie, Alex Noren and J.B. Holmes. But it is Holmes who is arguably the most experienced at the top. McIlroy, the No. "But there's so many unknowns because we don't even know ... unless you get an image taken of it and you know exactly what's going on you don't know". Read More »

Hamilton wins Spanish GP ahead of Vettel


Hamilton's teammate Valtteri Bottas also dropped out after his Mercedes engine failed midway through the race. 'That was risky, ' said Hamilton of Vettel's elbows-out style. The teams' tire strategy then came into play. "That is how racing should be", said a delighted Hamilton. "The last stint, 25 laps, when they told me they [the tyres] had to do that I didn't think.I thought at the end of the stint he would come back but we managed it." "I was doing what I could to stay in front, but ... Read More »

Sidney Jones: Sidney Jones might not play this year


After going defense with their first three picks (that's "GM Schwartz" - not Jim Schwartz), the Birds finally got Carson Wentz some offensive help by drafting Hollins in the fourth round. On the surface, it doesn't look like there is a poor pick in the bunch. It was a Draft Day the movie kind of moment. Then the team got its running back, taking Donnel Pumphrey of San Diego State. Read More »

Claudio Ranieri Salutes Antonio Conte For Continuing Italian Title Winning Spree


Yet there was nearly a shock for Chelsea when Rondon escaped a challenge from David Luiz and raced clear, only for Cesar Azpilicueta to make a vital, saving challenge. The Chelsea boss' influence on his side was also acknowledged by West Brom counterpart Tony Pulis. "They're probably at their best on the counter-attacking, very good springing out of defence, and have some wonderful players". Read More »

New York Rangers know that Ottawa can't handle physical play

The Rangers' relentless pressure forced some sloppy puck play from the Sens, eventually leading to McDonagh's tying goal. But it's 2-2 now. "It was deadlocked at zeroes for most of the game and we just got a couple of bounces". Every game is tough and you're not going to get anything for free. Then, at 15:54, Lindberg floated a shot from the left wing that somehow eluded Anderson after a strong forecheck by Glass and J.T. Read More »

Vettel laments Russian GP grid getaway


But it was Bottas, the Finnish driver who has replaced defending champion Nico Rosberg at Mercedes this year, fastest out of the blocks when the lights turned green. Max Verstappen was fifth home for the Austrian team, but more than a minute behind race victor Bottas. "Two weeks ago people were saying I am the number two driver but today it looks very different". Read More »

Blue Jays place LHP Liriano on DL because of sore shoulder


There were plenty of theories. Zych had not allowed a homer in his last 32 appearances dating to September 6, 2015. Bautista himself ruminated publicly about his displeasure with his current approach at the plate. However, at least the Blue Jays are about to receive a boost in respect of another noteworthy player now missing from the roster. The one-time home run king had ended an 0-for-21 slump on Tuesday with a single in the seventh inning. Read More »

Liverpool score four at West Ham to move third


The best spot for him to play is in the attacking right wing, moving Roberto Firmino into his more natural central position and keeping Coutinho on the right. If the Hammers fail to score they will end the season with just 19 home league goals - their joint-lowest total in a top-flight season (also set in 1988-89). Read More »

Paul Clement says Swansea won't waste Premier League lifeline

I have been with Real Madrid when there has been 85,000 there and is it not as loud as that because they tend to sit and watch. "I am really enjoying my time working here at the club with all the great people behind the scenes". We've got to try and pick up all three points". Everton manager Ronald Koeman was happier with his side's second-half display against Swansea City , but acknowledges that they did not create enough to earn a point. Read More »