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Youth movement sees Manchester United finish Premier League season with victory

Youth movement sees Manchester United finish Premier League season with victory

The United captain's name echoed around the ground as he received a standing ovation, replaced by the first player born in 2000 to feature in a Premier League match - and the youngest to have represented United in the competition. "We will go together, some on crutches, others limping, but 11 starting and another seven substitutes will go to the field of battle representing and fighting for our group of brothers, for the Manchester United family". Read More

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NewsAlert: Cavaliers beat Celtics; advance to NBA Finals against Warriors

With the Cleveland Cavaliers' victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday, it's official: The Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors will meet in the NBA Finals for the third straight season. Durant scored 33 points in Game 3 to go with 10 rebounds. Thomas had his front tooth knocked out in Game 1 of the conference semifinals against Washington, but it was a lingering hip injury he aggravated later in the series against the Wizards that would end his season prematurely. Read More

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IndyCar driver Scott Dixon, retired racer Dario Franchitti robbed at Taco Bell

IndyCar driver Scott Dixon, retired racer Dario Franchitti robbed at Taco Bell

But I was happily surprised with the final time. "They were guys from all six (Andretti) teams working on vehicle (No.) 29 just to make it possible, so thanks to all that teamwork, I was able to go for qualifying". He has only cracked the top-5 once in this race since the 2009 win. "It's going to take time, but I'm feeling pretty good since the surgery". "The atmosphere is incredible at Indianapolis", says Franchitti, champion in 2007, 2010 and 2012. Read More

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Conte defends Victor Moses over FA Cup red card

The Gunners began brightly and the talismanic Alexis Sanchez rammed in his 30 goal of the season in controversial circumstances in the fourth minute, with the linesman initially ruling it out for offside. "I was delighted for him on Saturday". The Chilean striker opened the scoring after a solo run. Referee Anthony Taylor initially disallowed it but after consulting with assistant Gary Bewsick, who had raised his flag, he signalled a goal to spark Arsenal celebrations. Read More

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Arsenal beat Chelsea to win FA Cup

Yet Wenger has been loyal to Mertesacker despite his struggles, handing the World Cup-winner a new contract earlier in the campaign. I don't know if I'm capable but I have done it for 15 years. "The manager backed me up, knowing I was going to be sidelined for more than six months", Mertesacker said recently. Chelsea had been hot favorites to put the icing on the cake of a remarkable debut season for manager Antonio Conte but were not at their clinical best as Arsenal lifted the Cup for ... Read More

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Mercedes try to solve Lewis Hamilton's car problems which threaten title tilt

After starting 13th, Hamilton recovered to seventh place. According to BBC Sport , Vettel led home team-mate Kimi Raikkonen after passing the Finn by running longer to their only pit stops. There is even talk that Mercedes may have to give priority to one of its two drivers to arrest the current slide. Yes Vettel lapped way quicker than Raikkonen once he had the lead but it is ridiculous to suggest that Raikkonen could not have gone quicker at the front had he chosen. Read More

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Kvitova comeback off to flying start with win over Boserup

Kvitova was at home in the city of Prostejov , about 160 miles east of the Czech capital Prague, when an intruder burst into her apartment at around 8:30am on the morning of December 20. "It's still not 100 per cent ready, so we will see how everything goes, but I'm happy that I am able to play again". "I'm here as I still have a lot to give". Read More

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Errol Spence Stops A Brave Kell Brook To Become IBF Welterweight Champion

Spence was declared the victor in the 11th round, the referee calling a halt to proceedings after Brook had taken a knee with his vision evidently impaired. "If he'd have lost on points he'd be here saying, "I'm moving up in weight and win world titles". It was a much-needed win for his trainer, Shane McGuigan, who was on the losing side in recent fights involving Carl Frampton and David Haye. Read More

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But could be last as Arsenal boss

The Germany worldwide was asked on Wednesday morning whether he would be clear to play at Wembley. It will not be my last match anyway because I will stay in football . " Many aspects of the football club have to be discussed, one of them is the manager, the players who could be coming in or leaving. He is under contract until 2018". Read More

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French Open at a glance: Kerber loses, Kvitova wins

However, world number one Kerber was desperately disappointing in a 6-2 6-2 loss to Ekaterina Makarova , which leaves the German's position at the top of the rankings increasingly vulnerable. After an early blip when she double-faulted, she opened a 2-0 lead by breaking in the second game. She is only the fifth female No. 1 seed to lose in the first round of a major. Read More

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Eoin Morgan: Out-of-form Jason Roy is still No 1

Moeen Ali (C) with his teammates during the 1st ODI between England and South Africa . South Africa won the toss and chose to bowl in the third One Day International against England at Lords, in London , on Monday. Successive poor shots, with Jos Buttler and Adil Rashid falling to consecutive deliveries by playing nearly identical shots, left the hosts facing an uphill battle by the fifth over. Read More

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Tiger Woods blames medications for his arrest on DUI charge

In addition, Kathryn Tappen and Paul Burmeister and will host coverage from outside sets in Pittsburgh and Nashville, alongside analysts and former players Jeremy Roenick, Brian Boucher, and Anson Carter. It was the fifth successful coach's challenge in the playoffs to overturn a ruling made on the ice, out of 20 attempts. Yes, some people complain that offside reviews suck the living marrow from the game, and that goaltender interference reviews are the closest thing in sports to boring ... Read More

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Massimiliano Allegri insists Real Madrid are the favourites

Massimiliano Allegri insists Real Madrid are the favourites

With fares starting from GBP43 one way, the early release allows sports fans looking to travel to Madrid to watch the finals between Real Madrid and Juventus to combine their trip with a short holiday. Casemiro's steel in the midfield has allowed Luka Modric and Toni Kroos to pull the strings in the final third of the pitch. Real Madrid said on their official website: "Zidane called on the entire squad for the second training session of the week. Read More

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Cavaliers beat Celtics 135-102, reach finals

In Round 3 of the Golden State Warriors vs. "Like, they hit the post, Golden State runs splits and all that stuff but these guys are running all kinds of (stuff). Irving kept Cleveland within striking distance while James was out by scoring 12 points over the final 5:11 of the second quarter. "It's a tribute to what I've been able to do with this game ". Read More

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Wagner takes Huddersfield out of their comfort zone

The playoff for the third promotion spot (the first two teams are automatically promoted) happens each year, and is reckoned to be worth about $200 million to the winners because of the financial windfall of being in the Premier League . Reading manager Jaap Stam said: "I have a contract and I'm very happy here". "But you know we worked our way through it, we worked very hard and got to the penalty shootout and then it's basically a lottery". Read More

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Pittsburgh coach's challenge is first in Stanley Cup Final

He's a competitive guy. "It was a different game", Rinne said. Pittsburgh won with four goals on nine shots and were out shot, 25-11, by the end of the game. And it cost them. And then, it got downright embarrassing. Still, all Nashville has to show for it is its first deficit of the playoffs. "They are working exactly as they were meant to: that is to provide officials with an opportunity to get a better look at plays", Bettman said. Read More

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FA Cup: Chelsea boss Antonio Conte 'must improve' squad next season

FA Cup: Chelsea boss Antonio Conte 'must improve' squad next season

Wenger came under fire from sections of Arsenal's support during a Premier League campaign that concluded with his team failing to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years. Just three minutes later, a low cross from Giroud on the left wing found a free Aaron Ramsey in the box whose diving header restored the lead and score the victor for Arsenal this evening. Read More

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Silva couldn't say no to Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has already sent a huge message to the football world after Manchester City began a shock clear-out, yesterday evening. Silva further said that he is looking forward to perform at the best of his abilities to help City reach their goals . Read More

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Not bowling Stokes a precaution, says Morgan

Not bowling Stokes a precaution, says Morgan

Chasing a massive 340 run target for victory, South Africa were going strong at 145/1 in the 25th over before England fought back to remove Amla (73) and Faf du Plessis (67) to put pressure on the visitors. They got an early breakthrough when opener Jason Roy was dismissed the second over of the innings. All-rounder Stokes' return at Headingley, following his high-profile spell at the Indian Premier League, restored a balance to the team which works in Moeen's favour. Read More

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Pittsburgh holds off Predators in Game 1

These two met twice during the season, with the home team winning both games. Finally, a shot from the Penguins. In the first period of Game 1, he allowed three goals on seven shots. Winger James Neal was sent to Nashville, where he has flourished. Malkin scored 15:32 into the first period. "He is a leader on this team, he is a difference maker on this team and somebody we count on". Read More

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Roland-Jones makes England debut at Lord's

Middlesex bowler Roland-Jones, who joins the squad, has yet to feature for the national side but was called up in 2016 during the Test series against Pakistan. England lead the three-match series 2-0 and now will be looking for a clean sweep. He achieved this milestone in the third ODI against England at Lord's. Read More

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Predators' Fisher: Goal to be ready for series

Predators' Fisher: Goal to be ready for series

Louis Blues and scored the game-winning goal in Game 3. Evgeni Malkin , Conor Sheary and Nick Bonino scored in a span of 4:11 in the opening frame, a flurry filled with fortuitous bounces and breaks. That gave the Penguins three goals on seven shots. Colin Wilson doesn't even have to close his eyes to vividly recall all the times he skated at the Whyte Ridge Community Club and dreamed about scoring an important goal in the Stanley Cup final. Read More

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Hornqvist set to return for Pens, Fisher for Preds in Game 1

Sullivan used his coach's challenge, arguing Nashville forward Filip Forsberg was offside. Instead, they rallied and took over the game. Sullivan is now 2 for 2 in challenging goals in the playoffs. However, the defensive core of Mattias Ekholm , Roman Josi , P.K. Subban , and Ryan Ellis could just make up for the Predators lack of scoring. The team announced Wilson was out just prior to the start of warmups. Read More

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Wenger Says Cup Triumph Has No Bearing On His Future

And he says he wants to be around for some time yet to win more honours with the club: "Contract talks haven't opened but I am happy at Chelsea ". "The best presentation is to watch the game", he said. "Outside the game, I accept I never had any word with any journalist in 20 years if they criticise my decisions or my opinions". "You always worry when you are a goal down and it was a game full of surprises". Read More

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Dhoni delivers as Pune reach IPL final

It gives the victor a straight passage into the IPL 2017 final and the loser another crack at making the finale. In reply, Mumbai Indians kept losing wickets at the regular intervals. Similarly, RPS will also miss some good players like Imran Tahir but his replacement Adam Zampa is expected to win in front of Mumbai Indians . For Pune , a defeat will be risky if Sunrisers win their game against Gujarat Lions on Saturday and clinch their play-off place with 17 points. Read More

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LeBron, Cavs crush Celtics to reach NBA Finals

Cleveland Cavaliers , fuelled by another milestone night for LeBron James , powered into a third straight NBA Finals meeting with Golden State Warriors with a dominant 135-102 win over the Celtics here on Thursday. But the Celtics have the No. 1 pick in the draft, along with the salary cap space to sign a top free agent. However, Cleveland does have the two advantages that matter most in playoff basketball: the ability to win at the rim and the best player on the hardwood. Read More

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Arsenal defeat Chelsea in final to win English FA Cup

Arsenal defeat Chelsea in final to win English FA Cup

The Frenchman's contract at the club expires this summer and an agreement is yet to be reached over a new deal amid calls by a section of the support for him to leave. Wenger was also dismissive of the notion that his record-breaking FA Cup success, after previous wins in 1998, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2014 and 2015, might have an impact on the talks about his position. Read More

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