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Don't blame me for Arsenal missing top 4 spot-Wenger

Well, it runs like the Champions League , but it's not quite as Bayern Munich-y. With that merge, the UEFA Cup expanded its group stage to the current 48 teams. His criticism of Kroenke's passive ownership style was echoed by increasing numbers of Arsenal fans this season, who were unhappy with what they saw as the board's willingness to settle for on-field mediocrity so long as commercial stability was maintained. Read More

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James Loney granted release from Braves' Triple-A Gwinnett

James Loney granted release from Braves' Triple-A Gwinnett

Freeman's 14 homers before his injury were tied for most in the majors, making him a hard act to follow. Paul Millsap has informed the team that he will not exercise his player option for the 2017-18 season. He would single again in the third inning, bringing home Dansby Swanson to tie the game at 1-1, before getting thrown out attempting to stretch the hit into a double. Read More

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Dejounte Murray sets Spurs rookie playoff steals record

Dejounte Murray sets Spurs rookie playoff steals record

The depleted Spurs , missing the injured Kawhi Leonard and Tony Parker , were always chasing the game as the powerful Warriors offense dominated nearly from first to last. Yes, the Celtics win gave them a spark of life in the series, but the Cavs remain the favorites to return to the Finals - where they'll meet the Warriors for the third straight year. Read More

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NFL to allow group celebrations aka dance parties

NFL to allow group celebrations aka dance parties

They'll also continue to ban sexually suggestive celebrations, so the "Three Pump Rule" will continue to be a "No Pump Rule". Twerking is still out. "Today, we are excited to tell you about another change that comes after conversations with more than 80 current and former players", National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement Tuesday. Read More

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Manchester United legend Alex Ferguson labels pressure on Arsenal manager as 'ridiculous'

At Stamford Bridge, Chelsea celebrated their title and captain John Terry's last game with a 5-1 defeat of relegated Sunderland on Sunday, bringing their season's Premier League win tally to a record 30 games. Ronald Koeman insisted the decision had nothing to do with Barkley's contractual stand-off and based more on Kevin Mirallas' current good form. "What we need is to keep his goals and find more players to score more than four or five in one season". Read More

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Antonio Conte named Premier League manager of the year

Likewise, if the Mackems had clung on for another year they would have overtaken Newcastle (if not promoted), despite by then having played five seasons less in the Premier League . "If we have this in the same proportion as Arsenal , or more , we have the possibility to do the double". Premier League champion Chelsea celebrated their title in style with a 5-1 victory over relegated Sunderland . Read More

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Milner warns signings not to disrespect Liverpool by joining for Champions League

With Champions League football secured (with a qualifier in the way), it means that we may be about to see the most important transfer window this club has ever seen. Philippe Coutinho says he would rather be revered at Liverpool than be "just another player" at Barcelona, Real Madrid or Bayern Munich. Wenger said: "I think you respect everyone in life and I respect Stan Kroenke a lot". Read More

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Roberto Soldado posts heartfelt White Hart Lane tribute on Instagram

Roberto Soldado posts heartfelt White Hart Lane tribute on Instagram

Mauricio Pochettino elected to switch things up a bit in his formation, dropping Mousa Dembélé in favor of adding the dynamism of Heung-min Son in the attack. Rooney's 71st-minute strike briefly punctured the festivities amid a downpour, but the sun returned and Tottenham closed out the final minutes in the stadium of its best campaign since 1962-63 before a parade of club greats on the field. Read More

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Loosen up: NFL to allow some flair in celebrations

The league will continue to penalize any celebration deemed offensive or in bad taste, including those that embarrass opponents or mimic the use of weapons. Until last season, teams had to cut rosters from the offseason maximum of 90 to 75 after the third preseason game, with a second wave of cuts coming after the preseason finale. Read More

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Ducks again struggle in third period, lose Game 5 vs. Predators

Game 6 is Monday night in Nashville . Never fear, Forsberg continued to sacrifice his beauty by getting cross checked in the face and Playoff Colin Wilson (tm) tied the game at 1-1. We've got a job to do tonight. We're going to approach this. The Predators can punch their ticket to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in franchise history with a win at home in game six on Monday at 8:00 ET. Read More

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Antonio Conte named LMA Manager of the Year

The Italian was awarded manager of the year and Premier League manager of the year for bringing the title back to Stamford Bridge. Conte then took home the Premier League's manager of the season award, complementing the three manager of the month awards he earned during Chelsea's 13-game win streak. Read More

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Arsene Wenger says atmosphere at Arsenal has been 'absolutely horrendous'

FA Cup triumphs in 2014 and 2015 were promising, but Keown argues that Wenger has struggled to shift gears after so many seasons aiming for a top-four finish during the post-stadium move "austerity years". With Arsenal having finished fifth in the league, attention now turns to Saturday's FA Cup final against Chelsea , when victory would give Wenger a record seventh success in the competition. Read More

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Charlie Blackmon hits 2 homers, Rockies beat Phillies 8-2

Charlie Blackmon hits 2 homers, Rockies beat Phillies 8-2

On Monday, Colorado rallied for four runs in the ninth inning to outpace the Phils in what was a closer than comfortable game through eight. Zach Eflin (0-2) was roughed up by Blackmon and the Rockies . He wasn't in the starting lineup. Story was previously placed on the Rockies' 10-day disabled list back on May 11 due to a lingering shoulder injury . Read More

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Jets' Richardson: It's better without Marshall

Jets' Richardson: It's better without Marshall

When asked what that comment meant, Richardson said, "Y'all so thirsty". "Let's just say we've got 15 reasons why it's better ". You can probably connect the dots, but just in case you're unaware, Marshall wore No. The Jets have been trying to trade Richardson for some time now but with suspensions and declining production, they haven't gotten many offers, especially since they are seeking a first-round pick . Read More

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Real Madrid players react to their superb La Liga title win

Goals from top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema either side of halftime sealed a sixth consecutive league win for Real, who have scored in every game in all competitions this season. "We know that they're tough opposition, but we have things to play for and we have to fight for them". "I don't watch TV because if I did I wouldn't have a life, that's how often they talk about me in a bad way, in football and outside of football, they talk about me as if I we- re a delinquent". Read More

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Sweden beats Canada on penalties to win ice hockey worlds

Sweden beats Canada on penalties to win ice hockey worlds

Canada had 19 shots compared to Russia's five in the final period, taking their game total to 38, though they were grateful, too, to Calvin Pickard for some good stops in the first two periods. "It's going to be incredible when we go home". We'll get ourselves ready. Down 2-0 halfway through the game there looked to be no way back for them. Read More

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Madrid eliminates Atletico, reaches Champions League final

Madrid eliminates Atletico, reaches Champions League final

Real keeper Keylor Navas had already saved from Koke inside the opening five minutes before the Atletico midfielder swung in a right-wing corner which Saul met at the near post to powerfully head in. "It's been fantastic. This is not over, we have three more games in La Liga and then we have to think about the final". "We are very happy to arrive again to the final". Read More

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Former Real Madrid defender: Zidane already a great coach

Former Real Madrid defender: Zidane already a great coach

Real Madrid's Isco, right, celebrates after scoring during the Champions League semifinal 2nd leg match against Atletico de Madrid at the Vicente Calderon Stadium in Madrid , Spain, Wednesday, May 10. When Raphael Varane brought down Fernando Torres four minutes later and Antoine Griezmann converted the penalty, the comeback seemed a real possibility. Read More

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Cavs coach defends James after 'weird' loss to Celtics

Cavs coach defends James after 'weird' loss to Celtics

They remained 96-78 ahead at the end of the third quarter and there was only going to be one victor from there, with the Warriors keeping the score ticking over to the buzzer. "It wasn't tough to watch", he said as the Cavaliers prepared for Tuesday night's Game 4. Expect to see a different, much more scary version of James in Game 4. Read More

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Liverpool F.C. leave for Australia on Champions League high

If you have a top player who wants to come to London and at Arsenal he is being offered say 100 grand and at another club it's 200 grand, where is he going to go? City secured a top-four finish for the sixth consecutive season with a 5-0 win over Watford on Sunday but Guardiola failed to win a trophy for the first time since 2009, after enjoying widespread success at Barcelona and Bayern Munich . Read More

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Manu Ginobili: The end? Ginobili scores 15 in Game 4 loss

Facing Cleveland will resurrect chatter of Golden State's collapse in last season's finals, which saw the Cavaliers rally from a 3-1 deficit to win the franchise's first championship. "I'll have to choose between two truly wonderful options", he said. I told him I loved him and he said, 'But you know once this starts, we're going to try to kick your (butt). Read More

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Desperate Ottawa tries to avoid elimination by Penguins

Desperate Ottawa tries to avoid elimination by Penguins

The Penguins appeared to have opened the scoring just over three minutes into the second, but Trevor Daley was deemed to have interfered with Anderson following an Ottawa challenge. Following the 7-0 loss, he said that everyone "on the planet" knew the defending champs were the better team and his group, as a result, required its "very, very best". Read More

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Arturo Vidal confirms Bayern Munich interest in Arsenal midfielder Alexis Sanchez

Arturo Vidal has made a strong plea for Alexis Sanchez to join him at Bayern Munich and also confirmed that the Bundesliga club have contacted him asking about his compatriot. He is doing well at Arsenal but I think he has to take a step up and fight with the best in the world. "He has a year left on his contract and everyone wants to have him, because it's easier to pay the money now than if he had three years still (on his contract)". Read More

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Malaga president threatens to go to Federation Internationale de Football Association amid Real Madrid conspiracy claims

Malaga president threatens to go to Federation Internationale de Football Association amid Real Madrid conspiracy claims

Zinedine Zidane's side only needed a draw to win the title. The Spanish media have dubbed these second-string players "the B team ", with some even arguing that they are stronger than the first-choice players. Real now have just under two weeks to prepare for their UEFA Champions League final against Juventus at Cardiff's Principality Stadium on June 3. Read More

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Liverpool And Manchester City Smashed Their Opponents And Killed Arsenal

Manchester City , Liverpool , and Arsenal all had realistic shots to cement a place in third or fourth in the table, and for a while it looked like it might take until the very last minute for the final picture to become clear. "We apologise for some of our mistakes, we can't just blame the manager". But he made 12 or 13 crossbars, a lot and that's not his mistake. Guardiola has already hinted at the need to strengthen his goalscoring options next season and that could mean little-used ... Read More

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Sanchez breaks stubborn Sunderland for Arsenal

Sanchez breaks stubborn Sunderland for Arsenal

Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez , right, fails to score during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium in London, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. The Chilean then bundled in a second from Olivier Giroud's cut-back to take his league tally for the season to 23 - just one goal behind the league's leading scorer Romelu Lukaku. Read More

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Title my biggest success: Zidane

Real Madrid wins the Spanish league for the first time in five years, avoiding its biggest title drought since the 1980s. With Zidane at the helm, Real Madrid won the Champions League tournament six months ago. We must also thank the Real Madrid fans. The game looked to be up for "La Real" when Andrew Hjulsager put Celta 2-1 up in the 90th minute, but Juanmi's 94th minute header saw Real Sociedad into Europe , while Athletic will still qualify if Barcelona beat Alaves in next ... Read More

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Six key players in the Europa League final

Six key players in the Europa League final

The statement added: "We are sure that, in the circumstances, you will all understand our position on this matter". "The events were sickening and all our thoughts at the moment are with the victims and the families affected by it". DUTCH legend Edgar Davids fears Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial can destroy Ajax and lead Manchester United to Europa League glory. Cristiano Ronaldo's Twitter account had a post of a British flag with "MANCHESTER" written across the red central ... Read More

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Ronaldo Breaks Another Real Madrid Record

Liverpool, Manchester City and Arsenal have been dealt a transfer blow as Isco has revealed he is staying at Real Madrid . "I've won everything with this club, but this title is special". "Playing these three teams, and winning all three, after 35 games before that with some difficulties, losing some games, that has been key. The team tried hard, even when we were losing 2-0 today". Read More

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Klopp on Liverpool transfers: 'We are pretty much done'

That is where all the big clubs want to belong. Ajax is also in the third qualifying round but will be entered straight into the group stage should they beat Manchester United in the Europa League final (fingers crossed). Quick question, do you remember who Arsenal last faced in Europe after failing to qualify for the Champions League? Providing they win a Champions League qualifier at the start of next season they will take their place in Europe's elite competition for only the ... Read More

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Philadelphia vigil to honor victims of Manchester bombing

The Telegraph newspaper reported that Abedi was born in Manchester and was one of four children to parents who were Libyan refugees who fled to Britain at the height of the Gaddafi regime. Other concert-goers said they heard "one or two loud bangs" at the end of the concert as the lights were coming back on. Grande's tour has not been canceled or postponed despite reports online, said a person close to the situation, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not allowed to ... Read More

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