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Mourinho blasts final fixture date

That could be under threat here with Jose stating that he's going to play more youngsters for this fixture with their Europa League final with Ajax only three days after. "I'm happy we played like that because they know this match didn't matter, counted for nothing, so I give them credit", Mourinho said of his team. The coach said that the match against Crystal Palace at Old Trafford should be played on Saturday, instead of Sunday because it will hardly make any difference. Read More

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3-way race for final Champions League places in EPL

The only real area of interest now is over who will make it into the top four and claim a place in next season's Champions League. Arsenal are only in with a shout of the top four thanks to Sanchez, who played through the pain of a thigh injury to see off Sunderland, emphasising how much they need him to sign a new contract. Read More

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Alonso gives McLaren deadline to win

The rear wheels of the Spaniard's McLaren-Honda locked and the vehicle snapped sideways and around, as spoke poured out of the rear end. Fernando Alonso says he has given struggling McLaren until October to persuade him they can provide a winning auto next year or else he will talk to teams that can. Read More

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Jose Mourinho: I would rather be training than playing Southampton!

Jose Mourinho: I would rather be training than playing Southampton!

And he added playfully: "I just hope that Big Sam shows he is a good friend and goes soft on us - tells Wilfried Zaha to go slow and leaves Christian Benteke at home". I think that his dad's funeral has to be between Tuesday and Wednesday in France. They don't want to be left out. Saints have now failed to score in four of their last five games but Puel refused to be drawn on his future at the club . Read More

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Formula One: Lewis Hamilton gets right call

After Vettel and Hamilton had both pitted, Vettel hunted down Bottas now in the lead and engaged him in a lap-long duel. Spain's double world champion Fernando Alonso, starting seventh for McLaren after a troubled practice, was forced into the gravel in a tussle with Williams's Felipe Massa and dropped to 13th. Read More

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Huddersfield reach Championship playoff final after penalty shootout

Huddersfield reach Championship playoff final after penalty shootout

Sheffield took the lead on 51 minutes through Steven Fletcher but Huddersfield would level with 17 minutes to go via a Kieran Lee own goal to force extra time. Crucially, Wagner sent on Collin Quaner in the 71st minute and within minutes the German had set up Huddersfield's equaliser. In extra-time, Jordan Rhodes drove a shot straight at Ward and Chris Schindler's crucial block denied Forestieri. Read More

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Morata: I expected to play more at Real Madrid

Morata: I expected to play more at Real Madrid

Said the Frenchman: "In football, the Champions League semi-final does not allow you to relax". He has scored 21 times against Atletico and this was his 42nd hat-trick for Real Madid bringing his Champions League tally to 103. However, once again the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo weren't missed as Real have won all four of those games, scoring 17 goals in the process. Atletico Madrid are just a point off assuring they finish the season in third place as they capitalized on ... Read More

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Herrmann's homer lifts D-backs 5-4 , Mets' 7th straight loss

Herrmann's homer lifts D-backs 5-4 , Mets' 7th straight loss

Chris Owings also drove in a run. Patrick Corbin is developing a problem. The Mets were forced to make a decision and with the pressure on, the infielders seemed to hesitate and that allowed Goldschmidt to sneak in with a tack on run. Though he didn't homer, which he had done in the previous two games, Tomas came up clutch once again. Robert Gsellman , in what is shaping up to potentially be an extended foray into the bullpen, allowed the tying run to score in the seventh inning. Read More

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Jamie Vardy 'happy' at Leicester but refuses to outline targets amid uncertainty

Jamie Vardy 'happy' at Leicester but refuses to outline targets amid uncertainty

The Argentinian, however, dismissed speculation he could leave Tottenham this summer. I think the club realise in terms of forward planning it's best that everyone knows. Twelve months ago, Tottenham and Leicester City we fighting one of the greatest battles in footballing history and although now that battle does not exist anymore, a game between these two sides should still be one which is great for the neutral viewer. Read More

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Rafael Nadal Not Focused On No. 1 Ranking

Rafael Nadal believes Andy Murray could be paying the price for his achievements a year ago, but still thinks the struggling world number one can challenge for a first French Open title. Following several injury layoffs he rolled back the clock to make the Australian Open in January in a classic match against Federer. Can he become the first person to beat Nadal on clay in 2017? In 2009 he was shocked in the fourth round by Robin 'where are you now?' Soderling, the only defeat in the ... Read More

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Arsenal defeat Stoke City 4-1 to keep Champions League hope alive

Pep Guardiola's Manchester City moved back into third spot, above Liverpool , thanks to goals by Gabriel Jesus, Kevin de Bruyne and Yaya Toure in their final home game of the season. Asked if he and the players were affected by the large number of stay-away fans, Wenger said he wasn't surprised by the low attendance. "I know people get the hump with Ozil and he is not a runner-arounder, but the lad can play and he is a lot better than what they have got". Read More

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Always Dreaming is 4-5 early favorite for Preakness

Always Dreaming is 4-5 early favorite for Preakness

However, those two colts were the last winners of those respective races to capture a Triple Crown event, and both stakes have been all but eliminated as meaningful Kentucky Derby preps. Classic Empire won the Breeders Cup Juvenile last year, when he was voted 2-year-old male champion. His trip was a nightmare compared to the one Always Dreaming received and he still managed to make a late surge to post a respectable result. Read More

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Young breaks tie in 13th, Red Sox rally past Cardinals 5-4

Young breaks tie in 13th, Red Sox rally past Cardinals 5-4

YANKEES 7, ROYALS 1 Gary Sanchez hit a three-run home run, Chris Carter added a two-run shot and CC Sabathia got back on track as NY rolled to a victory over host Kansas City. Xander Bogaerts followed a Dustin Pedroia walk with his second triple of the game, and Bogaerts scored on a sacrifice fly by Andrew Benintendi . With lefties David Price (strained left elbow) and Drew Pomeranz (strained left triceps) on the shelf, the Red Sox will try a minor league option in a low-risk situation - ... Read More

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Superbike rider Nicky Hayden in 'serious condition' after being hit by car

Superbike rider Nicky Hayden in 'serious condition' after being hit by car

He won three races in a career from 2003-2015, before switching to Superbike full-time, although he made two starts in MotoGP previous year to fill in for injured Honda rider Jack Miller. "Pulling for you Nicky Hayden get through this my man", Red Bull F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo said. Hayden had initially been taken to a hospital in Rimini after being hit by a vehicle while out cycling with friends on Wednesday. Read More

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Parker out of play-offs after injuring his knee

Parker out of play-offs after injuring his knee

It was a complete turnaround from Game 1 of the series, when Parker had 11 points on 3-of-9 shooting (33 percent) and San Antonio got routed, 126-99. Tony Parker was having a postseason renaissance over the past few weeks. "Parker will miss the remainder of the 2017 National Basketball Association playoffs". Read More

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Key players behind Monaco's French title win

Key players behind Monaco's French title win

Mbappe's meteoric rise this season has seen him torment some of Europe's leading clubs and it was hardly surprising the teenager made the crucial breakthrough after a cautious start. "Unfortunately for them but luckily for us, we're the ones leaving with the trophy". Just two seasons later, they have scored over 104 goals, conceding just 29, on their way to being crowned the best team in France. Read More

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LaVar Ball ups shoe deal asking price to $3B

LaVar Ball ups shoe deal asking price to $3B

Blount signing part of overhaul to help WentzEdwards not surprised by Brady concussion revelationThe night LeBron officially became 'King'How would coach Wooden handle LaVar?sc "That's all we working out for is the Lakers, ". The NBA Draft Lottery will take place on Tuesday, when Magic Johnson will represent the Lakers for this exciting event. "The harder call may be the first one", he said. Read More

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Tottenham 2 Manchester United 1

Tottenham 2 Manchester United 1

Jansson was an unused substitute as Tottenham secured the win that guarantees them second in this season's league behind newly-crowned champions Chelsea. Defeat confirmed that United now can not finish in the top four and must instead hope for victory against Ajax in the Europa League final next week if they are to secure a Champions League berth for next season. Read More

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Manchester United's 'crazy' schedule taking its toll on Jose Mourinho's players

United executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, said: "We are forecasting better full-year financial performance than expected and as such have raised our revenue and profit guidance for the year". "At the time , I looked at the reaction of my players first of all, and they were furious about it, so that puts a doubt in your mind as to whether it was the correct decision", Clement said. Read More

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New Baylor lawsuit alleges rape video, dog fighting

New Baylor lawsuit alleges rape video, dog fighting

The student said that another Baylor football player kept grabbing at her throughout the night, and she repeatedly told him "no". Following the gang rape, Plaintiff remembers hearing the players yell 'Grab her phone! "Delete my numbers and texts!" following the rape in an off-campus apartment with glow-in-the-dark stars on the ceiling, according to the suit. Read More

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Sturridge return gives Liverpool more options, says Klopp

Sturridge return gives Liverpool more options, says Klopp

It is encouraging for Reds to hear that their talisman is so fond of the club he plays for, however nothing said here indicates a firm stance on his future in the north-west. That made it a different game. It's cool. For the recognition of their work, what I have to do is keep working hard. Simon Mignolet has hailed Philippe Coutinho's creativity and feels the Brazil worldwide is as important for Liverpool as Eden Hazard is to Chelsea. Read More

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