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Schweinsteiger has no regrets over Manchester United move

Schweinsteiger has no regrets over Manchester United move

Mourinho put him out of his misery by offloading him to Chicago Fire last month. The former Germany worldwide made the move to Old Trafford in 2015 but failed to live up to high expectations in the Premier League. Then I reached my target in 2013. The step to Manchester was definitely an important one. Van Gaal called me and needed rapid success. We were top of the league, level on points with Leicester. Read More

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Joshua bans mom from watching Klitschko fight

I think he will come out also a little bit aggressive, but controlled aggression. The British boxer is entering the prime of his career, unlike Klitschko, who many believe is in decline. "I can't box the way Fury boxed and expect it to be as simple as that for me". Forget all of that. "Of course you can't say anything to Wladimir". Read More

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Chelsea have 50-50 chance of 'miracle' title win, says Conte

After kickoff was delayed by 55 minutes, the match was abandoned when more trouble erupted at the interval with the score at 0-0. They showed more desire than us and more motivation, but in this case the fault is with the coach. We have to think there are six finals (the final six league games) from now until the end. Chelsea remain the favourites to win the title but a fifth loss of the campaign left England defender Cahill hoping it was a bad day at the office rather than the start ... Read More

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Winning Game 2 is job No. 1 now for Clippers

Winning Game 2 is job No. 1 now for Clippers

How do you tell an unselfish guy to be selfish more? I enjoy it. I think that's just the life of a coach, and that's not a bad life. "Just play and take what's there", Clippers guard Chris Paul said. Chris Paul has to lead his team to a win tonight or their playoffs is going to be coming to an end. The Utah Jazz are averaging 94 points on 47 percent shooting and allowing 97 points on 48.5 percent shooting. Read More

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Wild fall behind 2-0 after Game 2 loss to Blues

On Friday, he couldn't see the puck on either goal, so after two games, there are zero goals that I would hang on him, and he has still given up only two per game. Colton Parayko gave the Blues the early lead just 3:25 into the opening period as he beat goalie Devan Dubnyk with a wrist shot after a ideal set up by Patrik Berglund. Read More

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Puel praises former pupil Hazard after Chelsea defeat

Puel praises former pupil Hazard after Chelsea defeat

Diego Costa ended a seven-match scoreless streak with a double as the Blues beat Southampton 4-2 on Tuesday night, putting the focus back on nearest rivals Spurs, who play at Crystal Palace on Wednesday. They were looking edgy after Oriol Romeu had cancelled out Eden Hazard's early goal midway through the first half, but Gary Cahill restored their lead just before half-time and Costa made the game safe with a fine double in the second half. Read More

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Westbrook, Thunder can level series vs. Rockets

Westbrook, Thunder can level series vs. Rockets

It was Durant and Westbrook. The feisty point guard averaged 18 points in Games 1 and 2, but only tallied one point on Friday night in Game 3. Nene finished with 28 points and 10 rebounds on a flawless 12-12 from the field and brought some much-needed physicality and attitude to a Houston team that was being pushed around early on in the game. Read More

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Guardiola's 1st season at Man City to end without a trophy

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal need to win all of their seven remaining games if they are to finish in top four position at the end of the season. What may surprise some is Wenger's confidence that Sanchez will stay at the Emirates Stadium. City, who had substituted Aguero shortly before Sanchez's goal, went close through Fabian Delph and Kevin De Bruyne, but were unable to muster a response leaving Arsenal to look forward to a third FA Cup final appearance in four seasons. Read More

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Kante named PFA player of the year

Birmingham's Jess Carter was named Women's Young Player of the Year. "Kante, who was shortlisted previous year for his part in Leicester's remarkable season but did not make the top three, is the bookmakers' favourite for the 2016-17 accolade, with the winners to be announced at Grosvenor House in London on Sunday, 23 April", says The Times . Read More

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Remember Robinson's baseball legacy

Despite the statue rising 77 inches and weighing 700 pounds, the likeness of Robinson is striking in its accuracy. "It's where the most number of fans enter", said Janet Marie Smith, the Dodgers' senior vice president of planning and development, "but it's also a very ceremonial place, with lovely views of downtown Los Angeles in one direction and Elysian Park in the other". Read More

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Rockets advance with 105-99 victory over Thunder

Houston emerged with a 105-99 win over Oklahoma City on Tuesday night at Toyota Center , sealing the Western Conference first-round playoff series in five games. Six consecutive possessions went by with free throws for both sides. Williams totaled 22 points, while Beverley added 15 points and eight rebounds. Read More

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Kante voted England's player of year; Beckham also honored

Kante has starred in back-to-back Premier League campaigns since moving to England, playing a huge role in Leicester's title-winning season last term and helping Chelsea to the top of the table this time around. The 21-year-old, who joined the London club from MK Dons in 2015, has scored 20 goals in all competitions from midfield this season and is a full England worldwide. Read More

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Turner hits for cycle, Nationals beat Rockies 15-12

Turner hits for cycle, Nationals beat Rockies 15-12

According to reports from The Mile-High City yesterday, the Nationals arrived in Denver at 5:00 AM EDT and rested up for last night's 8:40 start in the series opener. It also helped blast away a shaky showing from Joe Ross , who allowed the Rockies at least one run in four of the five innings he began, and who experienced a noticeable drop in velocity in the fifth. Read More

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Chelsea face Saints challenge as Spurs eye Palace date

Chelsea face Saints challenge as Spurs eye Palace date

For this reason I must be pleased. "I'm still thinking that we could have avoided the first two goals conceded - the free kick obviously, and the penalty". Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte has made a veiled criticism of both Manchester United and Manchester City - telling them spending more money than your rivals does not guarantee success. Read More

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Mourinho just getting started at Manchester United

Mourinho just getting started at Manchester United

And Mourinho piled pressure on competing Guardiola - who went to Old Trafford and won the reverse match in September - amid United's congested fixture list. Manchester United can look forward to "better years" after winning the League Cup and qualifying for the Europa League semi-finals, manager Jose Mourinho has said as he begins to take stock of his first season at the Premier League club. Read More

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Bale Out a Month, Will Miss Real's Semifinals Against Atleti

Bale was forced off injured in the 35th minute of Sunday's 3-2 defeat to arch rivals Barcelona that blew the La Liga title race wide open and took the champions ahead of Madrid in the standings due to their superior head-to-head record. This season, Marco Asenio has impressed in Bale's absence in the right mid-field position. The first of their remaining six league matches comes at Deportivo la Coruna on Wednesday and Zidane called on his players to process their anger positively by ... Read More

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Warriors Look To Close Out Blazers Monday

JaVale McGee is the third double-digit scorer and Draymond Green is grabbing 10.7 rebounds. Portland led 88-87 going into the final quarter. That's a significant blow to a team that is already playing shorthanded with Kevin Durant missing the last two games with a calf strain. Read More

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White Sox Beat Struggling Royals, 10-5

White Sox Beat Struggling Royals, 10-5

The centerfielder/utility man posted his second consecutive three-hit night game and drove in two runs on Tuesday night as the White Sox pounded the Kansas City Royals 10-5 in front of 14,591 at Guaranteed Rate Field. He scored during the next at-bat as Tim Anderson singled down the right-field line. Davidson, who's batting.368, would love more playing time but is happy in his part-time role for now in his first extended major league experience. Read More

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Clippers and Jazz dealing with injuries heading into Game 5

Clippers and Jazz dealing with injuries heading into Game 5

Griffin missed 18 straight games earlier this season after undergoing surgery on his right knee. Gobert had 15 points and 13 rebounds in just 24 minutes in game 4 . With the Jazz down 87-80, Paul was called for traveling. LeBron James made a 3-pointer with 68 seconds left, helping the Cleveland Cavaliers sweep their playoff series against the Indiana Pacers. Read More

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Chicago Bulls Beat Boston Celtics to Take 2-Game Lead

Chicago Bulls Beat Boston Celtics to Take 2-Game Lead

It's created a delicate balancing act. Chicago took Game 1 of the series 106-102 as a 7.5-point underdog on Sunday. But if there's a group built for such a challenge, it would seem to be this one. Celtics Game 2 matchup at TD Garden. Stevens knows firsthand of how the Celtics can embrace one of their own. Smith had cancer and his condition had worsened. Read More

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Golden State Warriors vs. Portland Trail Blazers

The Warriors announced Saturday afternoon that Kerr, who missed the team's morning shootaround, would not be able to coach Game 3 against the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night because of an illness. Blazers . The Trail Blazers have a mountain to climb if they want to stay alive in the series; that battle starts with victory in Game 4. Agree or disagree, much has been made about the "flaws" of the Golden State Warriors. Read More

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SRH vs RCB match called off due to rain

SRH vs RCB match called off due to rain

RCB and SRH have played some great matches over the years, and while this one comes around at around the mid-stage of the tournament, when all the noise levels and excitement usually gets turned down just a little, there is no more important match for the Royal Challengers Bangalore than this one. Read More

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Dele Alli wins PFA young player of the year award

Dele Alli wins PFA young player of the year award

The Chelsea and France midfield sensation is on course to be the first player to win back-to-back Premier League titles with two different clubs. Kante fended off competition from Chelsea team mate Eden Hazard, Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane, Manchester United's leading scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Everton striker Romelu Lukaku and Arsenal talisman Alexis Sanchez. Read More

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Watch 2017 NBA Playoffs online, Game 4 preview, start time

Myles Turner notched 20 points, while Jeff Teague and Paul George would each finish with 15. But James answered with the go-ahead 3-pointer and Cleveland sealed the win on James' free throw with 1 second left. Three nights after the Pacers lost a 25-point halftime lead, they erased a 13-point fourth-quarter deficit Sunday before falling short in the end. He finished with a plus-minus of +5 over that stretch - not too shabby as the Cavs look to wrap up their first round series Sunday. Read More

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Inflation up in March quarter, but below expectations

For sure underlying inflation is still under the bank's two per cent to three per cent target range but with signs it is rising slowly the bank will be content to put up with that for the time being. There should be an added lift coming from rising utility costs, as well as higher vegetable prices after Cyclone Debbie damaged crops in Queensland. Read More

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'Silent leader' Kante can give more - Conte

And it was enough to see the 26-year-old head a six-strong list including teammate Eden Hazard, the league's top-scorer Romelu Lukaku, and Tottenham's Harry Kane to the main award. Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli took the Young Player of the Year award for the second successive year. "It is normal to check his condition and also I want to speak with him (Cahill) tomorrow", Conte added. Read More

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