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Romero will start Europa League final - Mou

United have not shot up the league under Mourinho but the performances have boosted fans worn down by his predecessor Louis van Gaal's prosaic style and starved of the success they had grown used to under Sir Alex Ferguson. I don't want the players to feel like that. He added, "These last five matches of the season, four very hard matches away from home and we managed with this situation at least to keep some balance, to fight for results and to give a positive image of dignity". Read More

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FA wants betting information on Terry withdrawal

Antonio Conte was named Manager of the Year by the League Managers Association in recognition of his title-winning first season as Chelsea head coach. Chelsea's success at the hands of Abramovich's "new money" bred a certain amount of animosity, which was compounded by two high-profile scandals from Terry. Read More

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Arsenal victory in vain as top-four hopes end

Wenger said he was yet to make a decision on the availability of defender Laurent Koscielny , who missed the last game with an Achilles injury. "I am here to serve the club and the best way to do that is by winning the next game". A fifth-placed finish means the north London side will compete in the Europa League next season, and fans have called for Wenger, whose contract expires this summer, to leave. Read More

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Romero, Whittaker to fight for interim MW title at UFC 213

Romero, Whittaker to fight for interim MW title at UFC 213

In an interview with TSN recently, Dana White indicated that St-Pierre has now put aside his bid to fight for the middleweight title, and is now focusing in on the division he once ruled - welterweight. Bisping has been busy filming a movie and taking care of other business, so he has yet to talk personally with White, but in addition to realizing the St-Pierre fight is likely off, he admitted that his knee won't allow him to fight Romero, or anyone else, anytime soon. Read More

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Mourinho snubs media after United stroll

With Wednesday's Europa League Final to come, against Ajax in Stockholm , Mourinho could still end his first season at Old Trafford with two major pieces of silverware after collecting the League Cup. "We didn't choose Europa League , we had to do it because if I have Ashley Young, Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo, [Zlatan] Ibrahimovic, Timothy Fosu-Mensah, if I have these guys, I can rotate". Read More

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Hull relegated, Crystal Palace secures Premier League status

After their match, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said, "It was a fantastic game but hard". "Our players knew this was a final, we prepared like that but gave a goal away at the start". "Now is not the moment to talk about the future of the manager". The Portuguese manager had arguably performed a minor miracle in stretching this team's Premier League aspirations even into the penultimate weekend, with players sold in January and a state of inertia in the boardroom. Read More

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Senators draw first blood in conference final

Senators draw first blood in conference final

Ryan moved past Olli Maatta before firing a shot beyond Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury. Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin (71), from Russian Federation, skates with the puck as Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson (74) defends, during the first period of Game 7 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference sem. Read More

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Penguins turn to Matt Murray for Game 4 of Eastern final

Penguins turn to Matt Murray for Game 4 of Eastern final

That's probably what the Sens would have said if you told them before the series they'd limit this Penguins attack to just six goals in four games, yet head back to the Steel City all square. "We're going to go out there and execute". And now it's up to the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins to somehow wrestle it back before it's too late. Read More

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Is Manu Ginobili a Hall of Famer?

The Warriors became the first team in league history to open the playoffs 12-0, which provides them with a week of rest prior to their third straight finals appearance. The Warriors have shown their strength by blasting through the playoffs in the normally rugged West. Aldridge was twice held to eight points in the conference finals, including a 7-for-17 effort in Game 4 . Read More

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Fikayo Tomori's spectacular own goal denies England Under-20s victory

Fikayo Tomori's spectacular own goal denies England Under-20s victory

Everton winger Ademola Lookman was lively for the English and had the first real opening when he wriggled past three defenders, but placed his shot wide. The 19-year-old managed to put the ball in his own net, past England Under-20 goalkeeper Dean Henderson, from just inside his own half. Adam Armstrong scored the second goal and Freddie Woodman kept a clean sheet in the first group game. Read More

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Boston Red Sox Promote Sam Travis To Major Leagues

In order for that to happen, they need to be clicking in all facets of the game. Gift runs: Each of Boston's first two runs scored partly because of Rangers defensive shortcomings, though there were no errors charged. This time, just enough of them did. After recording the first out, Moreland hit a sacrifice fly to left field that scored Bogaerts thanks to aggressive base running, but also cost them another out at third base thanks to aggressive base running. Read More

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Man United cancel press conference after bomb attack

Man United cancel press conference after bomb attack

Mourinho was due to hold his pre-match press conference at the Friends Arena at 17.15, although Uefa has now accepted United's request to cancel. After a deadly bombing at a concert in Manchester, UEFA said Tuesday it has "no specific intelligence" that the Europa League final featuring Manchester United will be a target. Read More

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Harry Kewell named head coach at Crawley

Harry Kewell named head coach at Crawley

During his interview Harry showed us great passion, and that's needed to make this team move onwards. The 38-year-old World Cup veteran was one of a number of coaches linked with the vacant Newcastle Jets post which eventually went to former Wellington Phoenix boss, Ernie Merrick. Read More

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UK terror attack suspect identified as Salman Abedi

UK terror attack suspect identified as Salman Abedi

Everyone started screaming and we almost got trampled on. May, speaking outside her 10 Downing Street official residence, said the authorities were not ready to fully announce the identity of the attacker. "We are working to establish the full details of what is being treated by the police as an appalling terrorist attack", she said, adding that the terror threat level in the United Kingdom will remain at "severe" which means an attack is highly likely but officials will now consider ... Read More

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Chelsea's Conte named Manager of the Year - LMA

Terry, who will leave champions Chelsea at the end of the season, was given a guard of honour as he left the pitch in the 26th minute of his final Premier League game at Stamford Bridge. The Brighton and Hove Albion manager guided his side into the Premier League for the first time . No team has done so since Sir Alex Ferguson did with Manchester United eight years ago. Read More

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Celtics rally to beat Cavs, James fizzles

James said. "It seems like you only ask questions when we lose". "That's what I always think, (with) people of his stature or people like him, you've got to play confident the whole night and play aggressive". In Game 3, Jonas Jerebko gave the Boston Celtics a surprising boost from off the bench, finishing with 10 points. "It's not about our opponent", Jefferson said. Read More

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This Was The Most Dominant Possession of The Playoffs

This Was The Most Dominant Possession of The Playoffs

Pittsburgh F Nick Bonino had two assists. With their playoff lives on the line, the Ottawa Senators are vowing to get back to playing simple, mistake-free hockey in order to draw even with the Pittsburgh Penguins . The first interpretation is that he's trying to fire up his team, which looked like toast on Sunday and now needs to win two straight. The Penguins lead the series 3-2. Read More

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Kvitova to decide this week on French Open comeback

Kvitova to decide this week on French Open comeback

The 27-year-old had to undergo a four-hour surgery to fix tendons and nerves in her left hand after sustaining knife wounds from an attacker at her home in Prostejov, Czech Republic, on December 20. 'Leo kinda said he wants to see London and Wimbledon, ' Azarenka said. A more likely scenario, however, would be for Kvitova to come back on the grass - the surface that rewards her left-handed serve and sweetly-struck groundstrokes more than any other. Read More

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Judge grants request to erase Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction

Quinn said the legal principle of " abatement " is antiquated and should be changed. But, the team released Hernandez nearly immediately after he was arrested in June 2013 and didn't pay him the $5.91 million of that guaranteed amount. Prosecutors argued during that hearing that Hernandez's conviction in a 2013 murder shouldn't be erased because he killed himself. Hernandez, who grew up in Bristol, Connecticut, and played football at the University of Florida, was considered an ... Read More

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Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead

Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead

Kennedy was an unmovable wall as a dominant defensive tackle, and a quiet presence away from the field never interested in finding himself in the spotlight. Kennedy wrapped his career with 668 tackles, 58 sacks and three interceptions. Seattle retired his No. 96 jersey in 2012 . "We extend our warmed thoughts and prayers to his parents, Ruby and Joe Harris, daughter Courtney, and entire family on the unfortunate loss of a life-long Seahawks". Read More

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Cech: Missing out on UCL 'not a problem'

Cech: Missing out on UCL 'not a problem'

Ferguson has now had his say on Mourinho's first season in charge of the Red Devils, and while he has been impressed with the manager's development, he noted that the high number of draws the team played to hindered his former side this. Wenger told reporters after a 3-1 victory over Everton: "I think this group of players is good enough to come back". Chris Smalling faces a race against the clock to be fit in time whilst Sergio Romero is expected to keep his place in goal over ... Read More

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National Football League eliminates 75 man roster cut down

National Football League eliminates 75 man roster cut down

Now, teams will only be required to cut down to 53 players from 90 at the end of the preseason. During league meetings this week in Chicago, NFL owners voted to approve a rule change regarding roster cuts . This could be a good thing for some of the "fringe" players, as the starters generally see no snaps in the fourth preseason game and some opportunities could be opened up for players to prove themselves. Read More

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Giants' Beckham inks most lucrative shoe deal in National Football League history

Giants' Beckham inks most lucrative shoe deal in National Football League history

Beckham was a no show at the New York Giants first day of OTAs on Monday. Although his current contract won't expire until 2019, Beckham is already being rewarded for his meteoric rise with a legendary contract. Espn.com reported that, based on sources, Beckham signed a five-year deal that will pay him about $5 million per year. The wide receiver has become famous for his flashy pregame cleats . Read More

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Zverev signals arrival, beats Djokovic to win Italian Open

Meanwhile, Elina Svitolina defeated Simona Halep in three sets to win the women's title. The Serbian star broke up with coach Boris Becker last December, and split from the remainder of his coaching staff earlier this month. Zverev broke in the first game of the match courtesy of a blistering forehand which four-time Rome champion Djokovic was unable to return at full stretch. Read More

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Vidal urges Sanchez to join him at Bayern

Alexis Sanchez could well be on his way to Bayern Munich, after reports suggested his agent was in the German city, holding talks with the mega club. Bayern are reportedly already in talks with both Manchester United-target Antoine Griezmann, who is now at Atletico Madrid, and Sanchez. He has one year left on his contract. Read More

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