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Jose Mourinho's team selection cost Manchester United against Arsenal, Gary Neville says

Jose Mourinho's team selection cost Manchester United against Arsenal, Gary Neville says

Not a bad start to the Jose Mourinho era, many will say. "17 matches in seven weeks, with 16 players is impossible". It was not a gamble. He told reporters: "We always have hope". "Then two days later we play Southampton and two days later we play Crystal Palace". Because I don't think the others, playing one match per week and being in a great situation, are going to blow it. Read More

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Spurs rout James Harden, Houston Rockets 114-75 to win series

A win by the Rockets tonight would put off the Western Conference Finals to Tuesday night; it would allow more rest for the team, and a more reasonable watching time for the fans. They'll make the Warriors work, they'll make them adjust, they won't be an easy opponent. The Spurs already were without Tony Parker , who will miss the rest of the playoffs after surgery to fix a ruptured left quadriceps tendon. Read More

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Inter Milan step up bid to lure Chelsea boss Antonio Conte

Tottenham Hotspur's surprise defeat at West Ham United last week handed Chelsea the advantage. Tony Pulis says West Brom have three "great games" to end the season - starting with the visit of champions-elect Chelsea on Friday. "I know we're not there yet, but we're very close and it will be very enjoyable after previous year". Courtois added: "We hope to do it at the first attempt". Read More

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Syracuse to face Notre Dame four times between 2026-37

Syracuse to face Notre Dame four times between 2026-37

The Irish are scheduled to play 30 games at home and 30 on the road against ACC opponents from 2026-37. The two schools will also meet in 2037 in South Bend - 20 years from now for those who are mathematically challenged. Given the status of Notre Dame's lucrative television contract with NBC, they will likely remain conference-less in football for quite some time ahead. Read More

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Matt Harvey rejoins Mets after 3-day suspension

Jumping onto the scene in 2012, he struck out 11 batters in his Major League Baseball debut against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Conforto hit just.220 last season and was not on the roster when Syndergaard threw seven innings of two-hit ball and Bumgarner threw a four-hit complete game in the Giants' 3-0 win on October 5. Read More

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Larsson, Letestu power Oilers past Ducks

Larsson, Letestu power Oilers past Ducks

Just three months removed from his 20th birthday and surrounded by several teammates with little-to-no postseason experience, McDavid and the Oilers seized home-ice advantage from the Ducks in their best-of-seven series with a gutsy 5-3 Game 1 win in which a team many predicted would be out of its postseason depth showed impressive resilience. Read More

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Packers G.M. on tonight's first pick: Come and get it

Still, there are plenty of options for Green Bay. Adding speed and length to a secondary maligned by inconsistency and injuries was one priority. With the first selection in the second round, No. "We need those players in that situation to make that jump this year". The Packers wrapped up their busy Friday night with a third-round selection of Auburn defensive tackle Montravius Adams with the 93rd overall selection. Read More

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Saha, Guptill star in Punjab win over Mumbai

Saha, Guptill star in Punjab win over Mumbai

Needing 10 off 4 balls, Mohit (2/57 in 4 overs) bowled three dots in a row, ladning flawless blockhole deliveries to seal it in favour of the Punjab franchise. During MI's batting, the game was slipping away from KXIP's hand as Pollard and Hardik Pandya were hitting hue sixes all around the park. Sandeep Sharma accounted for Pandya but there was a seamless transition as his replacement in the middle Karn Sharma bludgeoned 19 from six balls. Read More

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Spurs squeeze by Rockets in OT

Spurs squeeze by Rockets in OT

Game 5 in a tied series. This rule of thumb remained true Tuesday despite a couple of key lineup changes for both sides. Other than that tactics were the same. LaMarcus Aldridge credited Ginobili for multiple dunks on the play, saying "that the right-handed dunk on someone counts for three dunks for him". Read More

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Penguins just now finding their groove going into East final

And after Patric Hornqvist scored the Penguins' second goal early in the third period, the once-vocal Verizon Center faithful fell quiet. "Whether it be the Presidents' Trophy or a Game 7 overtime win or whatever". "We know there's another gear", Penguins center Matt Cullen said. Both teams had solid chances in the first period. Evgeni Malkin worked his way to the front of the net and was staring Holtby eye-to-eye when he went wide with an attempt to the stick side. Read More

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"Superstar" Smith lands PGA title

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Hara Nomura two-putted for birdie on the sixth playoff hole for her third LPGA Tour victory, the Texas Shootout near Dallas. American pairings Kevin Kisner and Scott Brown, plus Charley Hoffman and Nick Watney, are in joint second place on 15 under heading into the last-day fourballs . Read More

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Bradley scores 29, Celtics power past Wizards, 123-101

The news, coming right on the heels of Wednesday's crucial Game 5, should make things even more interesting. It's a tall task for Washington which hasn't won here since 2014. Sure, they won by 10 points, but the game did go into overtime and Washington led late in regulation time. "Obviously there's a line that you can't cross and, ultimately, get fined for", Boston coach Brad Stevens said. Read More

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Bradley Stuns Wizards as Celtics Win-Lead Series 3-2

The series heads back to Verizon Center for Game 6 on Friday. After Washington took a 4-0 lead, Boston went on to score the next 16 points. Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, right, and Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris wrestle for a loose ball during the second half of Game 5 of a second-round National Basketball Association playoff series in Boston , Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Read More

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Small explosion near Rome post office damages car, no injury

Small explosion near Rome post office damages car, no injury

Police told reporters that there was no immediate indication of terrorism, and that officers believe the incident was an "act of protest", the Independent reported. The incident took place close to one of the city's largest post offices and one of the cars involved was a post office delivery van. The post office was open at the time and filled with clerks and customers. Read More

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Kipchoge misses sub 2-hour marathon by a whisker

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will lead the attempt on Saturday at the Formula One track in Monza, along with two-time Boston Marathon victor Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and Eritrean half-marathon world-record holder Zersenay Tadese . "It can happen. I will see it in my lifetime and I'm 67 so you can see that I'm very hopeful". "We are human. We are going up the tree". "This achievement represents more than a race". Read More

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Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: first teaser released

Chavez got in a couple of punches, but nothing of outcome as Alvarez continued to dominate. A video presentation of Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) was shown on big screens, and the fighter said, "In September, it will be a different style". "I would've attacked more, but I would've been countered by his punches". (Trainer) Nacho (Beristain) told me to do that but the strategy didn't work. Read More

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Joshua defeats Klitschko in world heavyweight epic

Joshua defeats Klitschko in world heavyweight epic

Hearn added: "Anthony Joshua is learning on the job". However, lying in wait asfuture opponents are for champion, Tyson Fury and the holder of the WBC heavyweight belt Deontay Wilder . "I took a round off to get my breath back and then I said: "You're in a bad place", Joshua recalled. Klitschko didn't rule out the rematch in his contract simply saying, "First I have to work out what the heck happened here". Read More

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The Spurs Will Have to Continue Playoff Push Without Tony Parker

The Spurs Will Have to Continue Playoff Push Without Tony Parker

He missed 16 games during the regular season because of rest and various ailments, such as right knee soreness, a left quadriceps bruise, a left knee bruise, left foot pain and back stiffness. More importantly for the Spurs moving forward, he added a career-high eight assists. James Harden held up his end of the bargain with 43 points, but he received no help from his teammates. Read More

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Moses: Conte Revived My Career with the Wing-back Role

Gary Cahill has revealed how Chelsea's Premier League title drive has been built on their failures from last season. "It is logical when you start the work in a new club, the will is to continue to work for many years". West Brom are outsiders to delay Chelsea's celebrations, they can be backed at 8/1 to get home win and the draw is available at 7/2. "Then we had to play against them in the semi-final of the FA Cup". Read More

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Celta outplayed Man Utd overall - Berizzo

Celta outplayed Man Utd overall - Berizzo

United gave themselves a two-goal aggregate cushion in the 17th minute of the match when Fellaini headed home Marcus Rashford's cross for the club's 100th goal of the season, goal.com reported. The boys, they didn't play a phenomenal match, but they fought and gave everything they had to give. A brawl broke out shortly after the equalising goal, with Eric Bailly and Celta goalscorer Roncaglia throwing punches amid the mayhem. Read More

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Best Memes James Harden Blocked by Manu Ginobili

The 39-year-old Ginobili and another experienced campaigner, Danny Green , came up big in overtime for the Spurs with their All-Star, Kawhi Leonard , left on the bench after suffering an ankle injury in the third quarter. Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard shoots for a basket against Houston Rockets point guard Patrick Beverley , right. Celtics guard, Avery Bradley led all scorers in the game with 29 points, 25 of which came in the first half. Read More

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NFL Draft "Day Three" Recap: Harlow & Decoud Come Off The Board

Nazair, who was the 102nd overall pick by the Seattle Seahawks, followed North Carolina quarterback Mitchell Trubisky , who was the second pick on Thursday night. Defensive tackle Solomon Thomas isn't all that far behind Myles Garrett in terms of raw ability, while they may wind up getting the steal of the draft in linebacker Reuben Foster if his health doesn't fail him and he stays out of trouble off the field. Read More

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Spurs vs Rockets in Game 6

The Spurs' leading scorer stayed sidelined moments later, when his team had a chance at a go-ahead basket. The Rockets covered the spread in the loss and they are 3-2 ATS in this series. Game 5 was a real battle, with the Spurs managing to squeak out the win despite not having Kawhi Leonard in the closing stages. "Or anything", guard Patty Mills said. Read More

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Major League notebook: Mets suspend Harvey

It's insane to think there was a time when Harvey and the Mets were at peace. We will undoubtedly learn more about what happened. Urena (1-0) stranded two runners in the sixth, following which he was lifted after throwing 63 pitches. Derek Dietrich added an RBI single in the seventh and finished with three hits. Despite the loss of Yoenis Cespedes , Lucas Duda and Travis d'Arnaud from their batting order, the Mets have scored seven or more runs in five straight games for the first ... Read More

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Isaiah Thomas loses tooth but Celtics win Game 1

Isaiah Thomas loses tooth but Celtics win Game 1

BOSTON CELTICS ALL-STAR Isaiah Thomas plans to get his tooth fixed quickly after his smile was left a little worse for wear in the National Basketball Association playoffs. "Everything I do is for her and she's watching over me..." "I wish I had that kind of character", Celtics coach Brad Stevens said. But the Celtics rallied in the second quarter with Thomas briefly sidelined after getting one of his two front teeth knocked out. Read More

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Liverpool youngster Ben Woodburn keen to build on breakthrough season

This one is expected to be another great game with plenty of goals. Liverpool now sit third in the league table, having played a game more than the three sides directly below them: Manchester City, Arsenal and Manchester United. Chelsea are 14 points above third-placed Liverpool and will regain the Premier League title should they extend that gap to 17 with victory at West Bromwich Albion on Friday. Read More

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Champions League: Gonzalo Higuain stars as savvy Juventus teach Monaco a lesson

Champions League: Gonzalo Higuain stars as savvy Juventus teach Monaco a lesson

The victor plays either Real Madrid or city rival Atletico, with Real heading into the return leg at Atletico with a 3-0 cushion thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo's hat trick on Tuesday. The Juventus bench rose as one after Higuain slid in to turn home a deep cross in the 59th, with Alves again the provider. The Old Lady have known for being one of the most solid teams in world football and their defence is finally getting all the plaudits. Read More

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