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Mourinho hails Herrera and Darmian after sinking Chelsea

Dropping Ibrahimovic - United's top scorer this season with 28 goals - was another sign of that, but Mourinho insisted he wasn't prioritizing. "In this case, the fault is the coach". "One thing is for sure, when I'm at Wembley for BoyleSports this coming Cup Semi weekend, neither Conte or Poch will be treating this as a phoney war, both will now have to go for it, and you know what?" "That game was totally controlled when we played with 11 players and only the [refereeing] decision that ... Read More

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Middlesbrough v Arsenal: Agnew aiming to add to pressure on Wenger

With last season's Premier League title-winning duo Wes Morgan and Robert Huth the wrong side of 30, it would appear that the Foxes are making efforts to bolster that area of the squad after struggling defensively domestically this year. As for the visitors, Arsenal find themselves seventh in the division with 54 points, coming off the trunk of one win and one draw from their previous three matches. Read More

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Cristiano Ronaldo reaches milestone but says Champions League tie remains open

And the former Manchester United forward feels honoured by the achievement, telling Madrid's official website: "It's a very big honour to score 100 goals in Europe". a 2-0 lead going into the second half would have been much different. "I'd describe the goals in a very simple way: impressive". Ronaldo, the four-time world player of the year, volleyed Real level at the Allianz Arena early in the second half, then reached his milestone by slotting home the victor 13 minutes from time in ... Read More

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SC snub for Srinivasan

SC snub for Srinivasan

In the February 2 meeting, Chaudhary represented the BCCI in Dubai and will do so on April 24 as well, along with Johri. Senior advocate P Chidambaram, appearing for the apex court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA), said the issue was whether a person who has been disqualified by virtue of the court's verdict, could be nominated to represent the BCCI in ICC meeting in which revenue-sharing between the members of the parent cricket body would be discussed, apart from other issues. Read More

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Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon on a good day for USA runners

Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon on a good day for USA runners

With two-time fourth-place finisher Shalane Flanagan out with a back injury, the US hopes on the women's side are represented by Desi Linden, a two-time Olympian who has thrice placed in the top 10 in Boston. Police Commissioner William Evans returned to the storied marathon for the first time as a runner Monday. "I had heard so many great things about this race, and it exceeded any expectations that I had". Read More

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Maple Leafs blow lead, draw Capitals in first round

Babcock said after the club's optional skate on Sunday that Andersen has displayed no concussion symptoms and will be ready for Game 1 of the playoffs next week in either Washington or Ottawa. It wasn't the smoothest effort that got them into the postseason. [On it being a big game for Toronto] "I think you have to be aware of the situation and know you're going to face a desperate team". Read More

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Bulls clinch playoff spot with 112-73 rout over Nets

They've done an unbelievable job to get home court advantage and the No. 1 seed. "Through everything we've made each other better". Miami could win, but the Heat may not cover. I think everyone plays 82 games and each one is just as valuable". "Anyone of us who want to get into team sports, it was to be around a team like this". Read More

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Sale gets win No. 1 with Sox

They're also just 17-37 in their last 54 road games and have dropped 20 of 28 games when facing a left-handed starter. It wasn't much, but the Boston Red Sox bats finally came through for Chris Sale in the seventh inning Saturday night. Read More

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Padres activate Cahill from DL to start against Braves

Cahill, who went 0-3 in 15 appearances with a 7.52 ERA for Atlanta in 2015, is 0-3 with an 8.47 ERA in five career games (three starts) and six homers allowed in 17 innings against the Braves . Watch below as Banks is picked up at his home and dropped off at the front of SunTrust Park. Joe Panik singled leading off the seventh. With a fly to right and a fielder's choice leaving pinch-hitter Emelio Bonafacio on first with two down, Inciarte belted a high fly ball into the Chop House section ... Read More

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Bilic says Irons must be… West Ham united

They started to play with much more freedom. Nonetheless, they'll be confident of getting back to winning ways against a free-falling West Ham , who sustained a fourth successive loss on Saturday by going down 2-1 at Hull. When we do that well, everything else comes into play". "Overall I think they have done it before in more hard conditions, but we have to try to do it again, yes". Read More

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Raiders want to win in Oakland before relocation

Raiders want to win in Oakland before relocation

Carr said he has been surprised that the majority of fans with whom he has come in contact have said they're sticking with the team; "It's just, "Hey, we're going with you". I get overwhelmed by it because I know how many people that will help. "I can't root for UNLV when we get there, so please don't be offended", he said. Read More

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Firmino grabs another winner, Liverpool beats West Brom 1-0

Firmino grabs another winner, Liverpool beats West Brom 1-0

West Brom manager Tony Pulis, though, felt it was not a legitimate goal. "Maybe then I would have thought it was done because with West Brom it's not only set-pieces". Liverpool are now 9 points above fifth-placed Manchester United who are playing Chelsea this afternoon. 'Three points today, so 66, that's a wonderful number for the next six or seven days. Read More

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Jet-lagged Johnson limps to Houston clay court victory

Jet-lagged Johnson limps to Houston clay court victory

After upsetting top seeded Jack Sock to advance to the finals, Johnson takes home his first ever title at the tournament. "I would say that's my biggest comeback, I've never saved five match points", Coric said . Both players traded service holds until the Brazilian blinked first, hitting two consecutive double faults to give Johnson a pair of set points. On the other hand, Bellucci played a little bit better on the second serve but he also dropped serve thrice, unable to save any of the ... Read More

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Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea thriving under pressure from rivals'

Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea thriving under pressure from rivals'

Despite Chelsea holding a seven-point advantage over Tottenham, Conte still feels there is a lot of work to be done before Chelsea can lift the title. "I think a good coach, a good manager must do this, not only win [matches] or buy the best players in the world". What's amusing for us is the fervor with which they pin their hopes to Spurs just twelve months after gleefully dancing on their graves as Leicester City confirmed their most unlikely triumph. Read More

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Paul Millsap: Wizards playing MMA in Game 1 win

It was a sliding door moment for the Wizards - a big what if - many thought with a healthy Wall the Wizards would've won the series; John Wall included. Even when Wall's operating at breakneck speed, he keeps track of where his teammates are. In those situations, he's his own transition machine. John Wall shifted into that mental space during the third quarter of Washington's opening game against Atlanta ... Read More

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Bucs Pick Up Option on Mike Evans

Bucs Pick Up Option on Mike Evans

That wasn't a very tough decision, and we'll take it from there. Last season, showing awesome rapport with young quarterback Jameis Winston , Evans caught 96 passes for 1,321 yards (both career highs) and matched his rookie total of 12 touchdowns. Read More

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Edmonton Oilers vs. San Jose Sharks - 4/14/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Edmonton can tie the series with a victory Friday. "I thought we got pucks in deep, got good cycles", Tierney said. They outshot the Sharks 36-16 and outhit them 41-21. The Edmonton couple won $336,995 in a record 50/50 jackpot in Game 1 , Wednesday night. "Guys might have been nervous the first game". The Sharks were also in the lottery that season after missing the playoffs, and picked Meier ninth overall. Read More

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Nuri Sahin Describes Mood in Borussia Dortmund Locker Room

Nuri Sahin Describes Mood in Borussia Dortmund Locker Room

Bartra was the only player to receive serious injuries in the blast, which happened on Tuesday night as the team travelled to their Westfalenstadion for the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Monaco. Team-mate Marcel Schmelzer added: 'We would have wished very, very much that they could have found another date for the match. Kagawa gave Dortmund hope, though, five minutes later with a superb goal, killing Pulisic's cross dead, before slotting home in style. Read More

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Rivals and friends, LeBron and George meet in playoffs again

Jones had an impact in the playoffs, appearing in 15 games and making a major contribution in Game 6 of the NBA Finals as Cleveland rallied from a 3-1 deficit to win the city's first pro sports championship since 1964. Coach Tyronn Lue is getting a little sick of hearing what a disappointing, dysfunctional season his team slogged through to get to this point. "Well it's here now", Lue said of the postseason on Wednesday. Read More

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Jurgen Klopp hails

Jurgen Klopp hails "absolutely massive" victory over Stoke City

Initial reports suggested Mane's injury was a minor one, but on Friday Klopp confirmed that the player would have to go under the knife. "It is absolutely massive". "Phil lost 3.1 kilos in the last three days which isn't good for a professional footballer". "We've come through a tough period of fixtures". There was no luck about their second goal, however, with Hazard, one of the Premier League's outstanding attacking players, collecting N'Golo Kante's pass with a superb touch before ... Read More

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Portland center Jusuf Nurkic out for Game 1 of playoffs

Portland center Jusuf Nurkic out for Game 1 of playoffs

The Warriors could not put the Blazers away early, taking control only in the fourth quarter by limiting them to just five points in five and a half minutes. When Evan Turner followed another McCollum hoop with two free throws, suddenly the Trail Blazers were back within 105-99 with still 5:16 to go. "I think having a guy like that on the floor, I think it raises the level of the game because I don't even talk trash, and he was saying so much out there that I had a whole lot to say ... Read More

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Bulls beat Celtics 101-94; Thomas plays after sister's death

The Chicago Bulls are averaging 106 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 102 points on 43 percent shooting. Jimmy Butler made sure the wait for a playoff victory was a short one. This is a team that expected to be riding a big wave of momentum. Butler scored 23 in the second half and finished with nine rebounds as the Bulls dominated the boards, ending up with a 53-36 advantage. Read More

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