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Koscielny's FA Cup final ban upheld

Arsenal can still win the FA Cup , England's top cup competition, for a third time in four seasons if they defeat Chelsea in the final this weekend. Sir Alex Ferguson has defended long-time nemesis Arsene Wenger , who is under "ridiculous pressure" at Arsenal . Koscielny is banned, Gabriel out for around two months with a knee injury and Mustafi a concern because of the after-effects of concussion, in a game that could decide Wenger's future at the club. Read More

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4 climbers, including 1 American, die on Mount Everest

The helicopter rescue operators said more than a dozen climbers have also been rescued from the 8,848m mountain in the last three days after running into difficulties while attempting to summit. In April, famed mountaineer Ueli Steck died while attempting the climb. Despite the large numbers crowding towards the peak, there have been no reports of long queues delaying climbers. Read More

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NFL cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety

At least we are getting closer , Roger. Owners also voted unanimously to move Super Bowl 55 to Tampa in 2021, while Los Angeles will host Super Bowl 56 the following year. Coaches were concerned that too many players were exhausted and risked injuries at the end of the extra period. Four games were won in the final five minutes of overtime during the 2016 regular season. Read More

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Arsene Wenger unsure of Arsenal future

Both Arsenal and Chelsea have also cancelled any victory parade through the city who ever does win the famous trophy on Saturday. "I owe this to this team and to this club". That was always my mindset when I came here. "He is under contract until 2018". Chelsea and Arsenal made their decisions in order to avoid placing additional pressure the resources of police and security services. Read More

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Isco raves over on-field relationship with Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo

Isco raves over on-field relationship with Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo

Bale has struggled for form and fitness this season and senior players in the Madrid squad believe that the 25-year-old Spaniard will have a much better impact than Bale in the final. And Zidane hailed the Portuguese forward after the match , with Ronaldo having scored 13 goals in his past eight games. Celta responded with Jonny forcing a save from Keylor Navas , before Cabral headed over from a Daniel Wass cross and Sisto fired an effort over the crossbar. Read More

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Bogaerts has 3 hits, 3 RBIs as Red Sox beat Rangers 11

It's pretty wonderful. I can't put it into words. "I was just up there, trying to get something going and get on base", said Travis in his usual matter-of-fact way. Travis, rebounding from a knee-injury that cut his 2016 season short, got off to a slow start, but has been on a hot-streak as of late. And when you look at it, it's like, OK, last week Thursday we won two great games in St. Read More

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Courtois: People were laughing at Chelsea last season

Courtois: People were laughing at Chelsea last season

Thibaut Courtois also had to make a good save very early in the game but then the pressure began at the other end of the pitch and the Baggies eventually cracked. What we've got to do now is try to get something out of these next two away games. Conte had just begun to talk about the message he had received from Chelsea technical director Michael Emenalo and whether he'd spoken to owner Roman Abramovich, when Luiz and Costa chose to take control of his press conference. Read More

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Strong start for Graeme McDowell at Dean & Deluca

Strong start for Graeme McDowell at Dean & Deluca

The 2010 U.S. Open victor carded a four-under-par 66 to be level with Scott Brown and Jon Rahm . The field also features sixth-ranked Masters champion Sergio Garcia , who won his 2001 Colonial debut and tees off Thursday alongside compatriot Jon Rahm and South Korea's Kim Si-Woo, coming off his victory two weeks ago at The Players Championship. Read More

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Si Woo Kim wins The Players Championship

He gave me a lot of advice. "That's why I could do well". He also managed to take all the suspense from the TPC Sawgrass . Defending champion Jason Day made a quadruple-bogey 9 at the par-5 16th hole, hit his tee shot at No. The shot of the day for Kim might have come at the par-4 14th when he pumped a 360-yard drive and then blew his second shot over the green. Poulter shanked his second shot from the right rough on the 18th, and it bounced off hospitality tents, down a cart path and ... Read More

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United players dedicate Europa League success to victims of Manchester attack

United players dedicate Europa League success to victims of Manchester attack

The Italian side won all three trophies in the space of nine seasons in the 1970s and 80s. "If we could, we would obviously change the people's lives for this cup, immediately", the manager said after the match. "We played intelligently, we did it in a comfortable way". Pogba told BT Sport: "We know that things like this are very sad, all over the world: in Manchester, in London and in Paris, too". Read More

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De La Hoya flays Mayweather vs. McGregor 'circus'

De La Hoya flays Mayweather vs. McGregor 'circus'

De La Hoya wrote a scathing open letter to boxing fans . imploring them to send Floyd and Conor a message by NOT spending money on the super fight. De la Hoya said he isn't voicing his opinion because he is promoting the upcoming Alvarez-Golovkin fight but he is concerned about the health of boxers when they are matched with high level opponents. Read More

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The 'No Fun League' Relaxes End Zone Celebration Rules

The 'No Fun League' Relaxes End Zone Celebration Rules

First with the roster cutdowns, instead of having two cut periods, the rosters will go from 90 players to 53 players in one day. That will allow for longer review on players through the entirety of a team's four preseason games. Overturning one of his prior rules regarding celebrations not only makes a small aspect of an National Football League game more entertaining for fans and players, but the change also gives hope for the future that Goodell might revisit some other rules that people ... Read More

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BCCI invites applications for India's head coach

BCCI invites applications for India's head coach

India then won Test series against New Zealand, England, and Australia at home. Earlier this month, the PCB had sent a notice of dispute to the Indian board, claiming losses for the BCCI's refusal to tour in 2015. Kumble was appointed coach after his predecessor Ravi Shastri questioned the interview process and behaviour of former captain Ganguly. According to PTI however, Chaudhary said the board was happy with Kumble's performance and was only following due process. Read More

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Boy injured at Yankee Stadium by part of broken bat

Boy injured at Yankee Stadium by part of broken bat

NY has won three of four despite scoring a combined 12 runs as Luis Severino became the team's first starter to pitch at least seven innings in 14 games in Wednesday's 3-0 victory. "So I hope he's OK". He said the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, known as HIPAA, prevented the team from giving more information. Read More

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Button relaxed despite not having driven new F1 cars

I enjoyed it, I tapped the barrier a couple of times , it's good to know I am pretty much online and pushing the limits but no damage so far so that's good as well". Daniil Kvyat has said that retired Formula 1 driver Jenson Button is under no pressure this weekend at Monaco. And Button didn't let the session pass without incident, passing Hamilton into the chicane after their Mercedes and McLaren cars emerged side-by-side out from the tunnel. Read More

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Rooney close to deciding Man United future

Rooney close to deciding Man United future

The omission from the England squad, plus Gareth Southgate's indication that his global career is far from over, is an obvious reason why Rooney must search elsewhere for first-team football. While admitting that, despite Rooney's increased number of starts in the build-up to the Europa League final, "other players are in really good form" and deserve to keep their place ahead of him. Read More

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Man Utd's Europa League title gave Manchester a lift - Ferguson

Man Utd's Europa League title gave Manchester a lift - Ferguson

Jose Mourinho's more experienced side overpowered Ajax across the 90 minutes, conceding possession but denying their opponents the space they needed to play their passing game. What does he do with Wayne Rooney , United's captain and record scorer whose best days are behind him? In 2013, Mourinho - newly hired as Chelsea manager for the second time - was dismissive of the league, saying he didn't want to win it and that doing so "would be a big disappointment to me". Read More

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Kyle Busch wins Truck race at Charlotte Motor Speedway

During other post-race interviews with Fox Sports , several drivers indicated they liked the option tires but admitted that changes needed to be made. "Now we go with the big guys". This is not to suggest that the All-Star Race has always lived up to its billing. There's no guarantees. We're certainly putting the pressure on ourselves to make sure we get it all done. Read More

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What the No. 2 pick means for Lakers

Ball only plans to workout for the Lakers , showing his confidence that he will be LA's pick. Former Nets general manager Billy King probably doesn't need any reminders about his disastrous trade with the Celtics, but the internet hath no mercy for the "Fran-Chize Slay-er". Read More

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James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win

Prior to Game 3, James hadn't scored less than 25 points in a playoff game this year, shooting at least 50 percent from the field in each contest. The Celtics couldn't either. And while James was criticized in some circles for not doing more, Celtics coach Brad Stevens was understandably cautious in his analysis. "There's choices", Stevens said. Read More

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Joel Pereira and Scott McTominay hoping to make impact at Manchester United

Joel Pereira and Scott McTominay hoping to make impact at Manchester United

United have already won the Community Shield and the EFL Cup in Mourinho's first season in charge, and a place in the Champions League is on the line when the teams line up at the Friends Arena. Seventeen-year-old defender Matthijs de Ligt could become the youngest player ever to take the field in a European final, less than a year after he was lining up in Ajax's youth team against Emmen in the Jupiler League. Read More

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Irving, James lead the way as Cavs down Celtics

This proved futile since the defender went under the screen and was easily able to beat Smart to the spot he tried to get to. But as tension among Cleveland's home fans mounted at the Quicken Loans Arena, it was left to Irving to ride to the rescue with a sensational, momentum-changing display in the third quarter. Read More

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Ducks sneak past Oilers in Game 7

Ducks sneak past Oilers in Game 7

While the Anaheim Ducks were back on the ice less than 48 hours after they had advanced out of the second round, the Nashville Predators had not played since last Sunday. Anaheims talking point before the puck dropped was nearly unanimous: They needed to get off to quick start. Entering the playoffs for the first time since an unexpected run to the 2006 Stanley Cup finals, the Oilers defied modest expectations and the constant reminder that their roster was populated mostly by ... Read More

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Mourinho reacts to winning Europa League final

Mourinho reacts to winning Europa League final

The Armenian, who scored the second goal in the final, said: "Thank you to my team-mates because without them I couldn't score so many goals". "It means a lot as it is my first European trophy with United and after what happened yesterday it is nice to bring a trophy back for Manchester ", Mata told reporters. Read More

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