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Swansea climb out of drop zone with win

Only the bottom three teams in the league, possesses a worse home record than Swansea AFC this season. Sam Clucas also had cause to curse the former Bradford City loanee in the first half after his low, drilled shot was beaten away by a goalkeeper who is surely destined not to join Sunderland in the Championship. Read More

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Eliud Kipchoge's attempt to break the two-hour marathon barrier captivated Twitter

Backed by a small army of scientists and helped by an ever-changing battalion of pacesetters, Kipchoge set a ferocious pace of 4min 34sec per mile, seven seconds quicker than the pace of Kimetto's existing world record. Irish oddsmaker Paddy Power had put the chances for one of the runners to beat 2 hours at about 28 percent. "I rank this as the highest-ever performance in my life", Kipchoge said. Read More

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Retiring From NASCAR At Season's End

He's been married just over a year and might want to start a family. Telling team owner Rick Hendrick was the hardest part of his decision, Earnhardt notes. Hendrick also noted that "I've never seen as much talent in NASCAR". As tough as it was for Earnhardt Jr.to return to the track this year, it was undoubtedly a tougher decision to leave it. Read More

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Almirola wins Xfinity race at Talladega

Almirola wins Xfinity race at Talladega

Kevin Harvick was second at 196.439 miles per hour, while Brad Keselowski , Kurt Busch and Joey Logano rounded out the top five. The runs come so quick and it's hard to block them. Logano is the man to beat with Kyle Busch not in the mix. The only Petty entry in the Cup Series this season has hovered around 15th all year but has only looked like a contender for the win in the two restrictor-plate races in 2017. Read More

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Maradona named coach of Al-Fujairah

Maradona named coach of Al-Fujairah

Here are my new colours! " Official: our Giants coach of Al Fujairah . #fujfc ", read the club's tweet. El Diez has a patchy track record in coaching. Recently the long-term Dubai resident has become close with Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino, appearing at several Federation Internationale de Football Association functions, including "The Best" and the U20 World Cup draw. Read More

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Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers showing experience isn't necessary to excel in playoffs

Ryan Getzlaf scored for the Ducks, who lost in regulation for the first time since March 10, a span of 19 games. PENALTY WATCH: A second period power play goal by Jakob Silfverberg helped bring Anaheim to within one. All-Star defenseman Cam Fowler returned to the Ducks' lineup after missing six games over the previous three weeks due to an unpenalized knee-on-knee hit by Calgary captain Mark Giordano. Read More

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Arsenal fans react on Twitter to Aaron Ramsey display

Arsenal fans react on Twitter to Aaron Ramsey display

City were eliminated from the Champions League by Monaco at the last-16 stage, while Guardiola gave up on winning the Premier League in January, while Chelsea were embarking on a stunning run of victories. "We have gone through a very hard period and we faced some adversity that made the situation more hard, from inside as well". "It's easy to hide behind saying we lack leaders and other teams have them". Read More

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New Details Emerge Surrounding Death of Penn State Fraternity Pledge

Eighteen men total, all fraternity members, are being charged with crimes including hazing, furnishing alcohol to minors, tampering with evidence and more. When a new pledge got upset and asked others to call 911 for help, they said he was being insane as they had the situation in control. Security camera video in the frat house helped prosecutors describe what happened to Piazza. Read More

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Arsenal must be at their to beat Man United, Wenger says

Arsenal must be at their to beat Man United, Wenger says

When there is peace, I don't have to have (a) problem. Bailly and Luke Shaw were the latest to join United's lengthy injury list when they were both forced off during Sunday's 1-1 draw with Swansea. "It is a big game". Denying that a rotated United side could perhaps benefit the Gunners on Sunday, Wenger asserted that "The only advantage we can give ourselves is to focus on ourselves and not speculate on any weakness of Manchester United". Read More

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Capitals vs. Penguins live stream, Game 4

Game Five is scheduled for Saturday in Washington. But what needs to be considered here is that, just a few minutes earlier, the referees also blew another high-sticking call. Thoughts on Zaitsev's seven-year extension with the Maple Leafs? When trying to mount a comeback late in a hockey game, the only thing worse than taking a stupid penalty is taking an undeserved penalty. Read More

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Warriors Durant Available For Game 4 Against The Blazers

Warriors Durant Available For Game 4 Against The Blazers

You can tell he's kind of forcing his way to be around. The Oklahoma City Thunder trail the Houston Rockets 3-1 ahead of their game five at the Toyota Center on Tuesday. The wait for the second-round, will also be beneficial for Brown, who had to assume head coaching duties due to Steve Kerr suffering side effects from his 2015 back surgery. Read More

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David de Gea confirmed as starter at Arsenal by Jose Mourinho

David de Gea confirmed as starter at Arsenal by Jose Mourinho

With Marcus Rashford and Ashley Young both limping out in Vigo, the Portuguese still has several injury worries but can he seriously take Arsenal lightly and risk blowing any chances of reaching the Champions League courtesy of a top-four finish? Dickinson continues: "There are facts here but, inevitably, also propaganda as Mourinho talks endlessly about the problems he must overcome". Read More

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Cavaliers eliminate Raptors, sweep second straight opponent of 2017 postseason

The Cavaliers have won 11 straight postseason games dating back to Game 5 of the 2016 NBA Finals at the Golden State Warriors . The Raptors started hitting threes in the first quarter, which they struggled with in Game 3 . But, this wasn't just your average LeBron. James has made 37 of 45 free throws against the Raptors , correcting his greatest flaw. Toronto posted back-to-back 50-win seasons for the first time in franchise history and reached the playoffs for the fourth straight ... Read More

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Beal helps Wizards even series with Celtics

Beal helps Wizards even series with Celtics

Oubre was upset about the illegal screen set by Canadian 7-foter Olynyk, prompting the angry act in a game that produced three ejections and eight technical fouls. Thomas opened the game 5 of 5 on 3s and was a nonfactor after that. Indeed, the media should give these teams the attention they fully deserve moving forward, because what they have here is a pulsating rivalry not seen since the gritty and glorified era of 90s basketball. Read More

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Thomas leads Celtics to victory, 3-2 series lead

Thomas leads Celtics to victory, 3-2 series lead

Mix this with the verbal battle between Chicago's Jimmy Butler and Boston's Marcus Smart, and you have some genuine bad blood between the teams heading into Game 5. Jimmy Butler did what he could to make up for his loss, posting 33 points with nine assists. But after his basket from beyond the arc pulled Atlanta within 101-99 with 70 seconds left, Wall responded with a 21-foot pull-up jumper. Read More

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Green Bay Packers: Pack drafts Wisconsin's Vince Biegel in the 4th Round

Green Bay Packers: Pack drafts Wisconsin's Vince Biegel in the 4th Round

Freakish athlete . King is the best athlete in the draft at the cornerback position, as he finished first in four of the six on-field drills at the NFL Scouting Combine - out of corners, at least. They already have an elite safety tandem in Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and Morgan Burnett and the third-year cornerbacks - Gunter, Randall and Rollins - can't be written off despite being plagued by injury and ineffectiveness last season. Read More

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Arsenal hero Keown blasts Mourinho over Man Utd selection plans

Arsenal hero Keown blasts Mourinho over Man Utd selection plans

The Premier League table does not lie - Jose Mourinho's team are fifth, which is Europa League level. "We've got to win the games and hopefully we beat Arsenal and can concentrate on the next game". He has inherited another side who, just under a decade ago, were at the peak of Europe, but who, over the last few seasons, have fallen to their lowest positions since the inception of the Premier League. Read More

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2 long unbeaten records come to an end for Mourinho

It was the first time in 13 league meetings between the managers that Wenger had come out on top but the bigger picture for Mourinho concerned what he felt was the end of United's top-four hopes. "I think he did an incredible job and I think Alexis (Sanchez) knows his name because the kid has played really well and other players were trying to do everything", he said. Read More

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Crosby returns for Penguins after concussion

Braden Holtby made the save on the German-born forward, which allowed the Washington Capitals to convert three goals over a span of 4:58 to go up 4-2. Crosby is in the lineup five days after being concussed on a cross-check to the head by Matt Niskanen in Game 3. Trotz sold that decision as trying to spread the offensive firepower across three lines, much like Pittsburgh did last season with Kessel on its third line, but on the surface, it looked like an embarrassing demotion for the ... Read More

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City turn on the style to boost top-four push

The 31-year-old said: "The (injury) story is done now". "We have four teams fighting for two places", he said , after City's latest league win against Crystal Palace, as reported by Goal. Man United sit just outside the Premier League top four and the clash against Arsenal still represents a chance of getting back into the Champions League, which is why Mourinho will still have some importance on the clash. Read More

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Diego Simeone not giving up on Champions League semi-final

Ronaldo , with 400 goals scored for Madrid, has now become the club's all time leading scorer, in 389 appearances for club. It took just 10 minutes for the Portuguese to open the scoring. "We can hurt any side with our weapons", said Real Madrid boss Zinadine Zidane. Relive the top moments from Tuesday's Champions League semi-final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid . Read More

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Swansea survival would be biggest achievement - Clement

Swansea are now one point above Hull and firmly in charge of their own destiny with two games of the season remaining, and Clement has called on his players to see the job out. Lukaku's low shot was held by Fabianski, but Swansea threatened whenever Sigurdsson stood over a corner. Swansea nearly settled the contest through substitute Leroy Fer's first touch but Stekelenburg blocked his close-range effort with his legs. Read More

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Draisaitl helps Oilers rout Ducks 7-1 to force Game 7

Draisaitl helps Oilers rout Ducks 7-1 to force Game 7

We've got to go out there and every single guy's got to work as hard as they can. Anaheim's Corey Perry had scored the victor moments earlier, leaving Leon Draisaitl in his wake, and with most of the Oilers long gone down the runway to their dressing room, Draisaitl leaned on the boards at the bench, looking up at the scoreboard, surveying the Ducks celebration, and generally drinking in the sorrow the way a man downs a spoonful of Buckley's Mixture. Read More

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"Golden state" in a step from conference finals

We can go home and mope and sit around and complain about it (losing Game 6 ) or we can get ready. The high-scoring offense gets all the attention, but the defense has allowed few easy opportunities for the Jazz . As the crowd roared, he gave a 2-0 hand gesture to indicate the series record. Neither team shot particularly well in the first quarter, but the Jazz fans stayed with the team despite the Warriors being 10 points ahead to end the quarter. Read More

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It's Not Over - Manchester United Star Wary Despite Win In Spain

It's Not Over - Manchester United Star Wary Despite Win In Spain

The teenager has been handed the task of filling Zlatan Ibrahimovic's boots by manager Jose Mourinho after the Swedish striker suffered a season-ending knee injury. "Nothing is impossible", said Alvarez. Tonight they were not superior, we were close and it's not impossible (for us to progress)'. Rashford, who netted an extra-time victor against Anderlecht in the quarterfinals, drove a right-foot strike over the wall and into the far left corner in the 67th minute, securing United the ... Read More

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Blues hold off Predators, send series back to Nashville for Game 6

Kreider and Nick Holden also scored for the Rangers, and Henrik Lundqvist had 22 saves. The Predators, though, got the goal back in the second period and from a familiar source - their defense. Schwartz has a team-high four postseason goals, including three game-winners. "Let's face the facts: You can't have success, and nobody has success in the playoffs, without a complete team effort, and goaltending is a big part of that", he said. Read More

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UEFA Europa League 2017

Tensions were growing as the wait for a breakthrough continued, with the relief clear from Mourinho's celebrations in the 67th minute. "We can't feel sorry for ourselves just because Rashford hit a good free-kick". United have won just twice this season against top six opposition with last month's win over Chelsea, and December's 1-0 win over Spurs, their only victories this season over the Premier League's upper echelon. Read More

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Man United Injury Report vs Swansea: Pogba, Mata, Jones, Fosu-Mensah, Smalling

He said: "I didn't watch the Fellaini incident on TV but I spoke with Fellaini he thinks it was a red card because he is Fellaini". "Good people, good boys, committed people". Mourinho said that French midfielder Paul Pogba , who missed the derby with a muscle injury, will also sit out Sunday's Premier League game with Swansea but will be back for Thursday's Europa League semi-final, first leg game in Spain against Celta Vigo. Read More

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Virat Kohli's RCB to play for pride

Virat Kohli's RCB to play for pride

It has been one of the worst seasons for Royal Challengers Bangalore this year in the IPL and skipper Virat Kohli has apologised to the fans for the poor show. The team that comprises of the big hitters and allrounders like AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle etc. was bundled out for 49. Kohli in his last match against KIXP had charged down the pitch against bowler Sandeep Sharma and swung the bat hard, he in the process had completely missed the inswinger to gotten bowled. Read More

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Kelly Oubre Jr. Suspended For Wizards-Celtics Game 4

Their focus has to be on learning from these last two games, and using that knowledge going forward to help them get back on track with a Game 5 win on Wednesday. "We're still down one, still down in the series". Being a shot away from splitting in Boston gives the Wizards confidence they can win there. "When they are small, we have to dominate them on the boards", Morris said after the game. Read More

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Yankees-Cubs heading to 18th inning

Yankees-Cubs heading to 18th inning

The previous record was 43. After equaling last season's loss total in less than a month, the reigning A.L. Cy Young Award victor finally got to pitch with a lead again when Boston took advantage of a costly Minnesota error and scored eight two-out runs in the second. Read More

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Arsene Wenger Ready to End Bad Blood With Jose Mourinho

Arsene Wenger Ready to End Bad Blood With Jose Mourinho

Marcus Rashford was also forced off the field with a problem he carried into the game, according to United boss Jose Mourinho. Jesse Lingard accepts Manchester United's trip to Arsenal is a must-win match in the top-four race. I think it is important that I focus on my own team, the performance of my team and forget all the rest". "It's football. You will clash with people, I've clashed with people in football but they're still mates". Read More

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Premier League Football - 6 May 2017

Swansea City leapfrogged Hull City to climb out of the Premier League relegation zone with two games remaining after Fernando Llorente headed the victor against Everton. He had personally not lost a home game since 2014, stretching back 41 games. Mirallas took the ball off of Ashley Williams' head with five minutes to go, getting on the end of a free-kick and his effort flew a few yards wide of the post. Read More

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