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Jose Mourinho refuses to criticise West Bromwich Albion tactics

United were held at Old Trafford for the eighth time in 15 Premier League games this season as they failed to turn dominance of possession into clear-cut chances against a visiting side happy to sit back and defend the final third. You think the game was like that? However, they have generally found life much tougher on the road and are still looking for their first away win of 2017, after draws at West Ham and Middlesbrough and heavy defeats at Everton and Tottenham so far. Read More

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Kohli hails India series win as best yet

Speaking about the performance of Indian team in the concluding season, Kohli said: "It is a very proud moment for us because we played good cricket throughout the season and dominated in the test matches". "All fast bowlers were outstanding which probably one of the factors that made the difference as we have been able to win more games than losing and drawing" he said. Read More

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Flyers' Neuvirth carted off ice after collapsing in crease

Flyers' Neuvirth carted off ice after collapsing in crease

Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Michal Neuvirth collapsed in his crease and was carried off in a stretcher on Saturday during his club's National Hockey League game against the New Jersey Devils. The Flyers , who scored the first two goals of the game, did not have an immediate update on Neuvirth. Neuvirth's collapse was eerily similar to the one by former Atlanta Thrashers goalie Ondrej Pavelec in a 2010 game against the Washington Capitals . Read More

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte plays down 'normal' rumours about 'happy' Eden Hazard

Three and a half sides of Stamford Bridge were stunned. Conte has also requested that Roman Abramovich does everything in his power to keep Hazard at the club, in order to build a lasting dynasty. Winning the Europa League may offer United its best chance of a Champions League return after this latest setback at home. Six of the last seven meetings have been settled by single-goal margins (1-0 or 2-1), with the only exception being Chelsea's 3-0 win at Selhurst Park last season. Read More

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Antonio Conte tries to explain Chelsea 1

Police arrested three fans at Stamford Bridge on Saturday after pyrotechnics were set off during Crystal Palace's 2-1 win over Chelsea . And Allardyce says he is under no illusions as to the task facing his side, with the Palace boss full of praise for how Blues boss Antonio Conte has fared in his first season in England. Read More

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Perfect pick: North Carolina seventh-grader nails Final Four

Now four conferences each have one team: the SEC ( South Carolina ), the West Coast ( Gonzaga ), the Pac-12 (Oregon) and the Atlantic Coast (North Carolina). "When things got tough we banded together and pulled through", Williams-Goss said. But when the game goes up, everyone's nervous. Coastal Carolina University got its first-ever national title when the Chanticleers' men's baseball team emerged victorious in last June's College World Series against Arizona. Read More

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Arsene Wenger Laughs Of Talk That He Thinks He's Bigger Than Arsenal

Ospina shined for Arsenal in the Champions League despite the north London outfit's poor performances against Bayern Munich in the last 16. "I don't think it's an immediate concern". "I am not more fearful now because of crowd reaction". "Managers lose games. He's been there a long time because he's good". The dissenting voices are becoming that bit louder every week, especially since the side's meek Champions League exit and subsequent dropping out of the top four . Read More

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Lewis Hamilton predicts

Lewis Hamilton predicts "close battle" with Sebastian Vettel

Mercedes' gamble did not pay off as Vettel took the lead from Hamilton when the Brit emerged from the pit lanes behind him, Bottas (also Mercedes), Finnish Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari) and Dutch Max Verstappen (Red Bull). "It would be great if we had Fernando Alonso up there, too, but it doesn't look like that will happen any time soon". "I would much rather win than lose, but it is part of Formula One and we have had an exceptional run in the last three years". Read More

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India vs Australia 3rd Test ends in a draw

However, Handscomb and Marsh absorbed the pressure with their calculated knocks to deny the hosts, who apart from the sizeable crowd, were also cheered on by former captain and local favourite Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Cape Town - Australian skipper Steve Smith says he is immensely proud of the way his team ground out a draw in an intense third Test against India in Ranchi . Read More

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Westbrook scores 57 in Thunder's 114-106 OT win over Magic

OKC scored the game's final 14 points - 12 of them by Westbrook, who finished with 37 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. The 57-point tally was one short of his career-high score. He also played in a nine-team National Basketball Association during his banner season of 1961-62, when he averaged 30.8 points, 12.5 rebounds and 11.4 assists, which means there would have been fewer players signed just to fill roster spots and thus tighter talent all around. Read More

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Kohli's gripe is only with 'a couple' of Australia players

The home team was 60 runs adrift of the target but stand-in skipper Rahane along with Rahul ensured that India inched towards the target swiftly without any further damage. "We wanted to win it 3-1", Pujara said, as quoted on The Guardian . That was a position from which India's win was never in doubt, and their second innings was little more than a formality. Read More

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Federer and Nadal advance, Wawrinka ousted at Miami Open

Federer came into the day as the hottest player on the planet, and early on against Tomas Berdych the Swiss was in charge, breaking Berdych right from the start. Kyrgios is a good friend of Zverev's - they played doubles together in the past - and the pair are renowned for their big games, confidence, and the high-profile scalps they've previously claimed. Read More

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Women's hockey team, USA Hockey reach agreement, settling pay dispute

On Monday , more than a dozen Democratic U.S. senators sent a letter to the executive director of USA Hockey declaring support for the women's boycott and asking the program to offer more support. The players said the team reached a four-year agreement Tuesday night on the payment dispute that had them boycotting the championships . Meanwhile, USA Hockey director of women's hockey Reagan Carey excitedly talked about how great a showcase for the sport the Women's Worlds would be. Read More

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What's the biggest upset so far in the NCAA tournament?

What's the biggest upset so far in the NCAA tournament?

Arizona State had another good shooting day from outside, making 45.5 percent of its 3-pointers. Using a full-court press on the first inbounds pass, SC made sure Duke's ball-handlers were uncomfortable wherever they received the rock. After leaving Columbia following his three-year career on the football team, Clowney was the No. 1 overall selection in the 2014 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans. Read More

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Hornets rally to beat Nuggets and spoil Nikola Jokic's triple-double performance

Hornets rally to beat Nuggets and spoil Nikola Jokic's triple-double performance

And that's exactly what the Hornets will have to do if they're going to extend their season. According to Justin Thomas , "Kemba played the entire second half, Clifford said Kemba told him at the end of the 3Q he wasn't coming out". "The fourth quarter, they turned it up and we just didn't respond". Denver suffered a crushing blow to its playoff hopes when the red-hot Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Nuggets 122-113 on Wednesday to take over sole possession of the eighth and final ... Read More

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Federer beats Wawrinka for fifth Indian Wells title

Australian Open champion Roger Federer beat Stan Wawrinka 6-4 7-5 in an all-Swiss final on Sunday to win the BNP Paribas Open - his fifth Indian Wells triumph. With the French Open less than 10 weeks away, most odds-makers now see Djokovic as the marginal favourite just ahead of Nadal and Murray, with Wawrinka (8-1) fourth in most betting lists and Federer (25-1) fifth. Read More

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National Basketball Association roundup: Raptors defeat Bulls in overtime following fight

National Basketball Association roundup: Raptors defeat Bulls in overtime following fight

The Toronto Raptors have split their last 10 road games. The Toronto Raptors are averaging 107.1 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 103.3 points on 45.1 percent shooting. In one of the more freakish and emotionally turbulent games of the National Basketball Association season, his 42-point, 7-rebound, 8-assist stat line was the one thing that felt nearly normal. Read More

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Bucks march up Eastern Conference standings after big month

The Pistons' lead grew to as many as 10 points before the Bucks, led by Maker and Antetokounmpo, mounted their comeback on the way to their first overtime win of the season. "The most important thing is he's listening and he's learning", Antetokounmpo said. "I told him, to play in this game you don't have to hesitate", Antetokounmpo shared after the game . Read More

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Oakland stadium landlord prefers Raiders leave by 2019

The Warriors forward, who shares the city of Oakland with the Raiders, expressed sympathy for fans of the silver and gray on Tuesday, saying he wouldn't attend a game as they play out the next two years in Oakland before moving. "I feel all the fans should feel that way". "You just don't move certain franchises". Sometime in the not distant future, they will become the Las Vegas Raiders. Read More

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Jose Mourinho sends warning to star midfielder

Jose Mourinho sends warning to star midfielder

Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho was left counting the cost of the worldwide break after Chris Smalling and Phil Jones sustained injuries on England duty to join Paul Pogba in the treatment room. Rooney hasn't played for nearly a month due to a niggling knee injury but the 31-year-old could now be pushing for a recall against the Baggies this weekend. Read More

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Sanchez Hints At Chelsea Move?

Arsenal legend David Seaman has told the club they can't afford to go back to old ways and allow their best players to leave, with the futures of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil still uncertain. Sanchez hinted at a move to Arsenal's city rivals by giving an interview during the global break in which he said he wanted to stay in London and play for a team that aspired to winning titles. Read More

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Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found

This story was first published on CNN .com " Tom Brady's stolen Super Bowl jersey recovered in Mexico ". This is an especially tough challenge during the Super Bowl, when 5,700 media members covered it this year alone. "So if it shows up on eBay, someone let me know and I'll track that down", he told reporters at the time. I'll try to track that down. "Those are pretty special ones to keep". Read More

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OR brandishes 1939 national championship trophy at Final Four for good luck

The 3rd seeded Oregon Ducks (33-5) meet the No. 1 seeded North Carolina Tar Heels (31-7) in the Final 4 of the 2017 NCAA Tournament on Saturday, April 2, 2017 (4/1/17) at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Thornwell's National Basketball Association stock has risen since the start of the tournament. It's ironic that the Final Four is being played at Phoenix Stadium, because the Ducks (the football Ducks) have been there before playing for a National Championship. Read More

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Arsene Wenger planning for next season despite uncertainty over Arsenal future

Arsene Wenger planning for next season despite uncertainty over Arsenal future

That uncertainty could make things more hard when it comes to preliminary talks with transfer targets and their agents, as they don't yet know which manager they would be playing for at Arsenal next season. Pep Guardiola will be disappointed his team haven't challenged Chelsea for the title this season nevertheless they have to forget about that now and concentrate on delivering Champions League football to the Etihad next year. Read More

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Unfinished: Tar Heels, Oregon try to get it right this time

But the Tar Heels' win against Kentucky showed they can run with the best of them, and the front line of Meeks and Isaiah Hicks can hold their own against anyone. Ducks coach Dana Altman said limiting North Carolina's advantage will be a "priority for everyone who is on the floor", but one made more hard by the absence of Boucher, the team's second-leading rebounder. Read More

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Injured Kohli doubtful for Dharamsala Test

Injured Kohli doubtful for Dharamsala Test

And Smith claimed being without the leader and batting talisman will not adversely affect India, who need to win the final match if they are claim the series and wrest the Border-Gavaskar Trophy out of Australia's grasp. "That toughness that he displays on the field, that was the way I was brought up by all the champions in the team that I came into". Kohli, unless something drastic happens on Friday, looks likely to play this match in Dharamsala , even if Shreyas Iyer has been called in ... Read More

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To play or not to play in final Masters tune-up?

To play or not to play in final Masters tune-up?

Johnson has won his last three events - the Genesis Open , WGC-Mexico Championship and WGC-Dell Match Play - and became just the seventh golfer since 1980 to take home three consecutive PGA Tour trophies. The most recent player to play his way into the Masters was Herman, who held a share of the 54-hole lead previous year before posting a final round 4-under 68 and earning his first career PGA Tour title in his 106th start. Read More

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Gameday Updates: Maple Leafs at Red Wings

Gameday Updates: Maple Leafs at Red Wings

Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock, who coached Detroit from 2005-15, called it an "unbelievable building, lots of fun memories". The goaltender also killed off one last penalty when Roman Polak went in the box for holding - Andersen needed Morgan Rielly's help after the puck went off his arm and trickled near the goal line. Read More

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Defoe plays like he´s 25 - Lallana lauds legend after England goal return

Defoe plays like he´s 25 - Lallana lauds legend after England goal return

If we are going to be successful, we have to have that competition for places. "We'd have liked a bit more but only one team came to win the game and it's always hard to break down a packed defence as we did". "He was a little bit tight in his back before the game and at half-time, so that was partly in my mind". "When I'm at the club and go through the week, I always try to do everything right". Read More

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Ivica Zubac Out for Season After Suffering Ankle Injury vs. Timberwolves

Ivica Zubac Out for Season After Suffering Ankle Injury vs. Timberwolves

Thomas Robinson , who had not played in four of the last five games, gave the Lakers a lift with 12 points in 14 minutes. D'Angelo Russell scored 20 of his 28 points in the first half, and Jordan Clarkson finished with 22 points. "They may seem like small things", coach Tom Thibodeau said. According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Timberwolves are 10.5-point home favorites versus the Lakers while the over/under has been bet down to 220.5 after opening at 222.5. Read More

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