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Arsene Wenger denies Arsenal have agreed deal to sign Schalke defender

Sky Sports report that Premier League trio Arsenal, Everton and Manchester City - as well as AC Milan - have all offered deals to Kolasinac in the hope of snapping him up in a bargain move this summer. Kolasinac has spoken to Arsenal about a summer switch to the Emirates, the player's father has confirmed. Although primarily a left-back, the Bosnia-Herzegovina global can also play at centre-half or as a defensive midfielder. Read More

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United to compensate all passengers on infamous flight 3411

United to compensate all passengers on infamous flight 3411

Munoz said he plans to take a look at how United uses law enforcement on planes after seeing how Dao was forcibly removed, causing him to hit his head and bleed from his mouth. "No one should be treated that way", he said. Munoz offered an apology to Dao, his family and other passengers on the flight. The attorneys also want United's protocol for the removal of passengers, as well as the personnel files of the officers from the Chicago Department of Aviation who removed Dao from the ... Read More

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Buster Posey doing well after struck in head by a pitch

After San Francisco loaded the bases on an Eduardo Nunez infield single and a pair of one-out walks, Samardzija struck out for the second out before Hernandez hit a high, deep fly to left. Groeschner led Posey off the field after a brief examination. "It's definitely nice to know that he's doing well so far". Posey said he will be patient and the Giants have specialists ready to help with the timeline. Read More

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Rudy Gobert sprains knee in Jazz win

Rudy Gobert sprains knee in Jazz win

Gobert banged knees with Clippers forward Luc Mbah a Moute . Believe it or not, Jazz coach Quin Snyder has not officially ruled Gobert out for that game. The Jazz ended up posting a net rating of plus-8.1 with Gobert on the floor compared to minus-2.9 with the Frenchman on the bench. While the Jazz almost had nearly the inverse rankings, posting league's 3rd best defensive rating and its 12th best offensive rating. Read More

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Gronkowski pops into White House briefing

According to a tweet from the Boston Herald's Jeff Howe, Brady's mother has been battling cancer since before the Super Bowl, and the star QB will be spending time with her. In the first such game to go to overtime, the Patriots pulled off a stunning rally from 25 points down to beat the Atlanta Falcons. The press corps burst into laughter as Spicer responded, "I think I've got this but thank you". Read More

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Teenage driver Billy Monger undergoes leg amputations after Donington crash

Teenage driver Billy Monger undergoes leg amputations after Donington crash

Monger's JHR Developments team set up a JustGiving page on Wednesday afternoon with the aim of raising £260,000 and the target was reached and then exceeded within hours. "Having always been a fighter Billy has already overcome big hurdles in his career - struggling for budget Billy has fought his way into top-flight motorsport, however, we now need your kindness and support to help give Billy and his family the best chance to fight these injuries that will affect Billy's life so massively ". Read More

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Senators beat Bruins 1-0, take 3-1 lead in series

The Bruins were losing the puck battles and now are on the verge of being eliminated from the playoffs, down 3-1 in the series. After scoring the victor in overtime on Monday to seal the Senators' 4-3 win in Game 3, Ryan poked the puck past a diving Tuukka Rask after Erik Karlsson set him up on an intentionally wide slapshot just inside the blue line. Read More

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Willett rights ship after shaky start in title defence

But he had bogeys at the par-4 11th and at the 18th. As defending champion, Willett gets to decide what's on the menu for his fellow green jacket winners and other leading players at the traditional evening meal ahead of the tournament. I like where I'm at, which is all you can ask for. Bjorn is at Augusta, and for a first time without his golf clubs since 2015, as part of the SKY commentary team. Read More

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Andriese outpitches Fulmer as Rays beat Tigers 5-1

Andriese outpitches Fulmer as Rays beat Tigers 5-1

He intentionally walked Brad Miller to load the bases. Detroit starter Jordan Zimmerman , pitching in his 200th major league game and his 199th start, gave up five runs on 10 hits in six innings, striking out four. "Unfortunately, the source of confusion was coming from the stands", Ausmus said. The Tigers failed to homer for the first time this season. "We changed our signals". Read More

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Lewis Hamilton wants Mercedes pace improvement after Bahrain

Hamilton apologised to Mercedes for damaging his own chances by earning a five-second penalty for deliberately slowing Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo as they pitted for fresh tyres under a safety vehicle early in the race. "As a racing driver it's maybe the worst thing you want to hear". Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas finished third after starting from pole position for the first time. Read More

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Grieving Isaiah Thomas to play Game 2, then fly to funeral

Grieving Isaiah Thomas to play Game 2, then fly to funeral

The No. 8 Chicago Bulls have not only defeated the No. 1 Boston Celtics in the series' first two games, the Bulls dominated the first pair in MA. In Washington, John Wall had 32 points and 14 assists as the Washington Wizards controlled the second half against the Atlanta Hawks for a 114-107 win on Sunday, to take the lead in the best-of-seven first- round Eastern Conference series . Read More

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Atlanta Braves win Opener at new SunTrust Park

Colon, who has a 233-163 career record over 20 seasons, beat San Diego past year, allowing three runs over 6 2/3 innings, and is 3-3 with a 4.12 ERA in seven career starts against the Padres. He gave up both San Diego runs, working around four walks and two hit batters. He's hit safely in nine straight games and, since going 0-for-4 on opening day, is 11-for-33 with six RBI. Read More

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Benintendi leads Red Sox over Rays 4-3 on Patriots' Day

Benintendi leads Red Sox over Rays 4-3 on Patriots' Day

Red Sox third baseman Marco Hernandez's dropped pop up in foul territory with one out in the first proved costly as Miller's groundout to Wright drove in the Rays' first run three batters after the error . Sandy Leon's broken-bat, bases-loaded ground out pushed across the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning. Craig Kimbrel worked a ideal ninth for his fourth save, adding Boston's 14th and 15th strikeouts of the game. Read More

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Juventus knock FC Barcelona out of Champions League

However, the Juve stalwart has urged his team-mates to keep pushing for glory, telling BT Sport 2: "We're very happy with these small victories but what we really want to do is go all the way". The semi-final line-up is now complete with holders Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Monaco and Juventus going into Friday's draw. Real are looking to become the first team in Champions League history to successfully defend the European crown, not to mention hunting their third continental triumph ... Read More

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Major League Baseball celebrates Jackie Robinson's breaking of color barrier

Major League Baseball celebrates Jackie Robinson's breaking of color barrier

The team unveiled a statue of Jackie Robinson at Saturday's home game at Dodger Stadium. Robinson is, among other poses, shown in a batting stance, playing defense and interacting with children. Just for the sake of comparison, Staples Center, which opened in 1999, last month welcomed its eighth statue, a dunking Shaquille O'Neal. That day came exactly 70 years ago today. Read More

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Sizzling Isco looks for chance to lead Madrid to glory

Sporting opened the scoring in the 14th minute when Mikel Vesga scooped a pass over Madrid's defence which Duje Cop slammed home, before Isco equalised three minutes later with a brilliant individual goal . Betis coach Victor Sanchez has possibly one last chance to save his job as his side entertain Eibar. However, there was a moment in the second half that only went to further highlight what a talented player he is as he once again led the Gijon defenders on a merry dance on his way ... Read More

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Miami has another near-no-hitter, beats Seattle 5-0

Miami has another near-no-hitter, beats Seattle 5-0

Miami Marlins starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen, right, talks with manager Don Mattingly after the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Seattle . In all, he gave up 12 hits, including booming homers to Giancarlo Stanton and Christian Yelich . In what could very well be his final career at-bat at his former home ballpark, Ichiro yanked a home run to right field in the ninth inning. Read More

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LeBron out for Cavs' regular-season finale vs. Raptors

LeBron out for Cavs' regular-season finale vs. Raptors

There have been multiple instances of the players downplaying the importance of the regular season, assuming they will be fine once the playoffs roll around. The Boston Celtics (53-29) edged the Cavaliers for the top seed this season, taking advantage of a three-game winning streak and four-game skid by Cleveland following their final regular-season meeting on April 5. Read More

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Antonio Conte rates Chelsea title chances 50-50 after Manchester United defeat

It turned out to be a master-stroke, with Chelsea's first shot of the match coming in the 46th minute of the first half. "Of course, he took his goal very well", Matteo said. "Luck plays a part in most football matches and it could be argued Herrera had a large slice of it with the suspected handball that took the pace off an attempted Chelsea pass, allowing the Spaniard to produce a world-class through ball for Marcus Rashford to score". Read More

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Kenyans sweep to victories at Boston Marathon

Meb Keflezighi, who in 2014 became the first American to win the Boston Marathon in over three decades, finished 13th in his final appearance at the race. We had this big wind at our back pushing us, but you didn't feel the wind. Switzer completed this year's race only a little slower, in 4:44:31. Local runner Shawn Wellersdick, whose journey to Boston included beating cancer, finished in 4:00:28. Read More

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National Hockey League roundup: Bruins will take on Senators in first round

Evgeni Malkin found the net in both outings against the Maple Leafs this season, but the team continues to be cautious with the former Hart Trophy victor as he nurses his way back to health following a shoulder injury. We all know the David vs. Goliath story. Van Riemsdyk's wrap-around attempt was a couple inches from sneaking past Fleury. James van Riemsdyk tied it for the Maple Leafs only 29 seconds later - in the middle of the announcement for Kessel's goal - with some ridiculous ... Read More

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George insists comments were intended to motivate Pacers

George insists comments were intended to motivate Pacers

This is also well represented by Kevin Love's explosion against Lance Stephenson in Game 2. "It was a very poorly officiated basketball game", Fizdale fumed. " One NBA person said to me, 'The Cavs don't have to beat the Golden State Warriors in April". "We just have to be able to play our normal defense until we get there and then we will see what happens". Read More

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James Harden outdoes Russell Westbrook in Rockets' Game 1 victory

That didn't carry over to the playoffs. Russell Westbrook, who many believe will win the NBA MVP Award over Harden, scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, which was a lone bright spot for OKC in that department. As he stood outside the interview room, coach Mike D'Antoni playfully bumped into his back, noting his man was all right. According to starting center Steven Adams, the improvement needs to start with him. Read More

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Patriots' Gronkowski Crashes White House Press Briefing

Trump has particularly close ties to the Patriots, counting owner Bob Kraft and coach Bill Belichick as friends. The protest would coincide with Trump's 100th day in offce. Patriots owner Robert Kraft said after the team's Super Bowl victory in February that Brady's mother, Galynn, was undergoing radiation and chemotherapy, according to CBS Sports . Read More

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Ronaldo in a league of his own, says Zidane

He showed that here when he scored three goals. Ronaldo has now scored 395 times in 386 outings for Madrid and has 518 goals in 711 club appearances in total. Ronaldo has been prolific in the Champions League over the years and he's now the proud holder of an incredible record. "But now I'm feeling good and the team has been playing really well, that's what's important". Read More

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