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Conte wants title bagged Friday

He added: "I am convinced you still need to have the ball to create goal chances and that you can not encourage, as well, youth teams to say: "We do not want the ball". He set up two goals for Chelsea against Middlesbrough as the Blues are now on the brink of winning the Premier League title. "It's our last game at home, and we've done reasonably well at home, so it would be nice to go out and get a result against them if we can, " said Albion midfielder Chris Brunt. Read More

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WR Josh Gordon's reinstatement denied by NFL

WR Josh Gordon's reinstatement denied by NFL

Both Gordon and Jefferson were cited on misdemeanor drug posession charges after marijuana was found in the auto. "We felt he deserved a second chance, and we gave him that", Utes coach Kyle Whittingham said at the time. He also earns first-team All-Pro for this breakout season. In March, ESPN reported Gordon had been training under former Olympian sprinter-turned-speed coach Tim Montgomery in an effort to resurrect his career. Read More

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India confirm Champions Trophy participation

The BCCI delayed naming the Indian team because of its objections to a new ICC financial formula, which it says hurts India's interests by reducing its revenues from $570 million to $293 million for the period 2016-23. "We have not just taken IPL performances but last year's performances were also considered". One can understand Raina's disappointment in not finding a spot in the Indian cricket team for the Champions Trophy. Read More

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Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce calls for greater protection for Wilfried Zaha

Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce calls for greater protection for Wilfried Zaha

An impressive run in April saw Palace climb to 12th in the table but three consecutive defeats, including last Saturday's 5-0 loss to Manchester City has left them at 16th, four points above 18th-placed Hull, with two games left to play. Purely and simply, he would be fit from the injury but not match fit because it has been such a long time. If Hull lose at Palace and rivals Swansea City beat already-relegated Sunderland, the Tigers' elimination to the Championship will be confirmed ... Read More

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Best Memes of the 2017 NFL Draft

Best Memes of the 2017 NFL Draft

MI hasn't had a defensive back go in round one of the draft since Leon Hall went to the Cincinnati Bengals with the 18th pick of the 2007 draft. Conley was named in a police report that details the allegations but no information has been forwarded to prosecutors. Read More

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Experience sees Real through Atletico cauldron and into final

Atletico were inspired by a sensational atmosphere on their last ever Champions League game at the Vicente Calderon before moving to the new 67,000 capacity Wanda Metropolitano next season. Atletico's players also re-emerged from the Calderon tunnel to salute their fans after the game ended. - Real Madrid have conceded more penalties than any other team in the Champions League this season (5). Read More

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Chelsea Take Giant Step Towards Title; Boro Relegated

Chelsea Take Giant Step Towards Title; Boro Relegated

The Brazilian-born Spanish striker has 20 goals and 6 assists in 33 league appearances. Scoring goals wins football matches and we haven't done that enough this season. I repeat: "it won't be easy". This win comes after Tottenham suffered a surprising loss against West Ham. Chelsea next defeated Southampton before a win at Everton and Monday night's success against Boro . Read More

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Fabregas wants Chelsea to wrap up title in a hurry

Fabregas wants Chelsea to wrap up title in a hurry

Antonio Conte's men need just one win from their remaining three fixtures to seal the title, with games against West Brom , Watford and Sunderland on the horizon. "It was a great performance, my players showed commitment and work-rate for three important points", he said. We owe it to our supporters and we have our own targets to hit. Read More

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Warriors await challenge after cruising to 8-0 in playoffs

Was this Gordon Hayward's Last Game as a Member of the Utah Jazz? Outside of Shelvin Mack and Gordon Hayward , who scored 25 points in what may be his final game as a member of the Utah Jazz, the remainder of the roster struggled. San Antonio's chances took a hit after it was announced Thursday that veteran point guard Tony Parker would miss the rest of the playoffs with a ruptured left quadriceps tendon. Read More

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Ovechkin finished playoffs with lower-body injury

Ovechkin finished playoffs with lower-body injury

Ritchie's second career playoff goal put the Ducks ahead in a Game 7 for the first time in five years - and ahead of the Oilers for the first time in almost 193 minutes since late in Game 4. "Flower" earned his ninth career postseason shutout in Game 7 victory Wednesday, which officially puts him into the Conn Smythe discussion. "I would say the latest we can do is end of June, beginning of July, for calendars, schedules, arenas", Fasel said at a news conference during the hockey worlds. Read More

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Sunderland dent Hull's survival hopes with 2-0 win

Llorente has scored seven headed goals this season, the most in the Premier League. The problem is in the last few weeks to create chances - we don't score in the last three games. "We hope he has a good welcome, but that is as far as it goes". The Toffess have lost an away league game in Wales for the first time in their last 11 games there (W5 D5), since a 1-0 defeat to Cardiff at Ninian Park in December 1956. Read More

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Juventus can win Champions League: Allegri

Juventus can win Champions League: Allegri

The unsung hero opened the scoring on the way to Juve's 2-1 win over AS Monaco as they completed a 4-1 aggregate win in their Champions League semi-final on Tuesday. Joining in with the celebrations in Turin on Tuesday night, was Alves' supermodel girlfriend, Joana Sanz. "This time in May 2013 we were playing in Ligue 2, and now we've just played a Champions League semifinal". Read More

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Employers Add 211000 Jobs, Unemployment Falls to 4.4 Percent

With the labour market expected to hit a level consistent with full employment this year, payroll gains could slow amid growing anecdotal evidence that firms are struggling to find qualified workers. After the jobs report was released, futures markets pointed to a 78.5 percent chance that central bank officials would lift interest rates when they next meet in June. Read More

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Ronald Koeman raises doubts over Ross Barkley's future at Everton

Ronald Koeman raises doubts over Ross Barkley's future at Everton

At the moment I want my players concentrated on the next three games". One player Everton could look to replace Barkley with is Wolverhampton Wanderers' Helder Costa, who has impressed in a disappointing season at Molineux. Too many times and you begin to have doubts. Swiss worldwide Valon Behrami is expected to be drafted into the team alongside Abdoulaye Doucoure. Mazzarri has guided Watford onto 40 points, which coupled with their superior goal difference to 18th-placed Hull is likely ... Read More

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Chelsea one 'little step' from title - Conte

The Baggies are aiming to deny Chelsea the victory which would see Antonio Conte's side win the Premier League on Friday. But head coach Antonio Conte has rejuvenated the Blues, who require three points from the final three games to claim the trophy after Monday night's 3-0 win which relegated Middlesbrough. Read More

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National Basketball Association draft scouting combine 2017

The draft lottery is Tuesday in Manhattan. At the No. 7 spot in the lottery, the Knicks only have a 5.3 percent chance to land the top pick and just an 18.3 percent chance to fall in the top three. Although Lonzo Ball is considered to be one of the best prospects coming out of this year's draft-most likely at No. 1 or No. 2 overall -Kevin Ding of Bleacher Report has established that the Los Angeles Lakers do not think of Ball as their "savior". Read More

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Numbers don't lie: the Boston Celtics are in trouble

Numbers don't lie: the Boston Celtics are in trouble

Game 6: Spurs at Rockets, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN (Spurs lead series 3-2) - Kawhi Leonard says he plans to play despite a sprained ankle, but how effective can he be for the Spurs even if he plays? If the Celtics hope to close out Washington , they will need to continue to outplay the Wizards' second units significantly, and they will need to continue to be able to switch effectively. Read More

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NFL Draft: Who were the winners and losers of Round 1?

NFL Draft: Who were the winners and losers of Round 1?

The apparent success of the NFL's first outdoor draft likely means it'll continue to get larger each year. From Thursday to Saturday, thousands gathered in Philadelphia for the annual NFL Draft. The Browns then got aggressive toward the final minutes of Day 1 and crawled back into the first to land an offensive weapon in Miami tight end David Njoku. Read More

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Thomas scores 53 to power Celtics over Wizards

Thomas scores 53 to power Celtics over Wizards

Thomas scored 53 points, surpassing Russell Westbrook for the most points in a game this postseason, as the Celtics rallied back from multiple double-digit deficits to force overtime on the way to a 129-119 home win on Tuesday. He stayed in the game to make his free-throw, but then immediately came out and never returned. Recognizing that the Wizards were trying to cover 7-foot Kelly Olynyk with Otto Porter , they went inside to him where he shot 4-for-5 in the first quarter . Read More

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A strong field, an unpredictable course at Players

A strong field, an unpredictable course at Players

Course: TPC Sawgrass. Built in 1980 by Pete and Alice Dye it stands as one of the more hard course in the United States. The biggest change will be seen at par-4 12th hole, which has been No. The best finish by a Players defending champion in May was Phil Mickelson, who tied for 21st in 2008. - Jordan Spieth stepped to the tee at TPC Sawgrass' revamped 12th hole during his Tuesday practice round, 270 yards separating him from the front edge of the green, a driver confidently resting in his ... Read More

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Infantino slams FIFA 'fake news' and defends record

Infantino slams FIFA 'fake news' and defends record

Addressing delegates at the organisation's 67th congress in, Manama , the Bahraini capital, Infantino, said criticism of the organisation under his leadership had not been fair, given improved transparency, controls and ethics procedures. The German FA president Reinhard Grindel has said their replacement with new chairmen was Infantino's decision, and there has been speculation that Infantino was angered by the ethics committee's preliminary investigation into him past year, which cleared ... Read More

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Mandatory challenger remarkably claims that Anthony Joshua got lucky against Wladimir Klitschko

Mandatory challenger remarkably claims that Anthony Joshua got lucky against Wladimir Klitschko

Anthony Joshua's first boxing trainer has said boys coming to the club are "proud to be Finchley boxers" thanks to his incredible success. Whoever Joshua comes up against next, he admits he would like to face a "villain". Joshua's fellow Brit Fury stunned Klitschko in Germany with a points victory back in November 2015, but has not fought since amid reported mental health problems and is now without a boxing licence. Read More

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Zidane excited by "beautiful final" against Juventus

Knowing they needed at least three goals to get back from their 3-0 first leg defeat, Atletico proposed a physical affair and Danilo and Stefan Savic were booked in the first five minutes. I think it's a success for the club to be at the top of the European game. We conceded two goals at the start, but we were the better team for the rest of the game. Read More

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