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Barcelona coach Enrique says Clasico victory was morale booster

Barcelona coach Enrique says Clasico victory was morale booster

Real Madrid remain level on points with Barca but with an extra game to play after their 6-2 thrashing of Deportivo La Coruna . Lionel Messi was a third, and more predictable, player to also score ...

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Liverpool unveil new home kit for 125th anniversary season

Liverpool unveil new home kit for 125th anniversary season

The shirt was revealed on Thursday morning and features a commemorative crest to mark the anniversary. Returning to a darker "Shankly red", the shirt incorporates tonal pinstripes which acknowledge ...

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Raiders want resolution on Marshawn Lynch before draft

According to Ian Rapoport, Lynch's representatives and the Raiders have agreed to terms on a contract. The Raiders acquired his rights from the Seahawks , who don't want to pay Lynch the $9 millio...

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Sharapova returns after 15-month doping ban

Sharapova returns after 15-month doping ban

There has been plenty of controversy ever since she tested positive for taking the drug meldonium, which was added to the new official banned list in January of a year ago. The 30-year-old Russian c...

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Luis Enrique wishes Barcelona had Madrid's extra games

Luis Enrique wishes Barcelona had Madrid's extra games

If Leganes win against Las Palmas and Osasuna lose this game, the Red team will be relegated. Grup 14 have now looked back at how many games Ronaldo needed to reach his 500th club career goal ...

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Thames has 1 of Brewers' 14 hits, hurt in win over Reds

They were able to score some runs there". Thames singled, walked and scored twice. Jett Bandy had three hits and two RBIs . Jonathan Villar , Travis Shaw and Orlando Arcia also finished with two...

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'Joshua can end Klitschko's career at Wembley'

Growing up, watching all the fights on TV - Caesars Palace, where everybody went, all the movie stars - I had to fight at Caesars Palace. The addition of Taylor to the Wembley Stadium event has mean...

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Sharks' Thornton played through ACL, MCL tears

Sharks' Thornton played through ACL, MCL tears

Coach Peter DeBoer said Thornton played against the Edmonton Oilers with torn medial colateral and anterior cruciate ligaments in his left knee. The San Jose Sharks' Joe Thornton (19) reacts as the ...

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First African-born Major League Baseball player gets hit in debut

First African-born Major League Baseball player gets hit in debut

He's also versatile on defense with the ability to play at third and second base in addition to his natural shortstop position. Ngoepe was called up to the Pirates from the Triple-A Indianapol...

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Celtics rip Bulls in Game 5, take control of series

The eighth-seeded Bulls looked as if they were positioning themselves to knock off the top-seeded Celtics after taking the first two games in Boston . The 2017 NBA Playoffs will continue Thursday a...

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Thames, Brewersthump Reds 9-1

Thames, Brewersthump Reds 9-1

Between the two, they've already logged 40 hits, five home runs and 12 RBI. Even with a bumper crop of runs, Peralta (4-1) kept things interesting, allowing four home runs in five-plus innings of wo...

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Rusty Murray sneaks past Muller as Edmunds takes Nadal to three sets

Pouille reached the quarterfinals at the U.S. Open and Wimbledon a year ago in his breakthrough season. Fifth seed Marin Cilic advanced to the quarter finals with a straight sets victory over the C...

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Nurkic won't play for Blazers tonight

Howard, who was a non-factor through the first three games, had a double-double by halftime and finished with 16 points and 15 rebounds. Klay Thompson chipped in 18 points. That's why even though Du...

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Injured Pogba out of Manchester derby says Mourinho

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba will miss Thursday's Premier League trip to rivals Manchester City but the rested Antonio Valencia is set to return, said manager Jose Mourinho. Mourinho and Gu...

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'More patient' Braden Holtby paced Washington Capitals to series win over Toronto

At $1.25 million United States for another year, Marincin is a cheap option in a summer where Polak and Hunwick could both become unrestricted free agents. "Now we have to have a team to match that op...

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Rain postpones Blue Jays at Cardinals; doubleheader Thursday

Rain postpones Blue Jays at Cardinals; doubleheader Thursday

If you were not tuned into the Blue Jays telecast last night you arguably missed the best run-scoring sequence at home plate by Chris Coghlan who somersaulted over Yadier Molina landing on the pla...

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Younis scores historic 10000th Test run

Younis Khan is not just a name but an inspiring personality for the entire cricketing world. A day earlier, Younis had said he might not end his 17-year global career along with his captain Misbah-...

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Illness, injuries bug Jazz, Clippers heading to Game 5

In a complete reversal from earlier this week, the Jazz are now the healthier team in this series. The Utah Jazz are allowing 33.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34 rebounds per game....

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Champions League: Leicester 'can be immensely proud', says coach

Tuesday was Atletico Madrid's night but Leicester City's pleasure. The Foxes - who overcame a 1-0 first-leg deficit to get past Sevilla in the previous round - did not register a shot on target at t...

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Blue Jackets bring fight against Penguins home to Columbus

With a Game 3 overtime loss fresh in their minds and a sweep to their Metropolitan Division rivals a real possibility, the Blue Jackets have a lot of soul searching to do. We've got to be ready to pla...

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Lowry, DeRozan and Casey respond, Raptors beat Bucks 106-100

If this was a one-off phenomenon, Toronto could probably still feel good about Lowry throughout the rest of the series. "We definitely gained some things out of these two games", Antetokounmpo ...

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Tigers land Bulldogs playmaker Reynolds

Tigers land Bulldogs playmaker Reynolds

The Tigers will be hoping Reynolds will be able to forge a strong partnership with half-back Luke Brooks - the only member of the club's "big four" set to remain at the club in 2018. "It makes me a bi...

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Under-fire Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin gets Arsene Wenger's backing

Under-fire Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin gets Arsene Wenger's backing

On a tricky surface and in incessant rain, Middlesbrough would have felt that they could get at a vulnerable Arsenal side, who had suffered four consecutive away day Premier League losses. "The play...

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Sharks C Thornton undergoes ACL surgery before free agency

Sharks C Thornton undergoes ACL surgery before free agency

Before Joe Thornton heads into an uncertain offseason where he could be a free agent and leave San Jose after almost 12 years, he had more pressing business. Not to mention, the Oilers made smart pass...

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Conte: Chelsea now have 50-50 shot at title

Conte: Chelsea now have 50-50 shot at title

February and now lead fourth-placed Manchester City by two points. It was Rashford's ninth goal of a season that has seen the 19-year-old find life tough after a superb breakthrough campaign last te...

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Craig Shakespeare: Referee guessed on Atletico's winning penalty against Leicester

Atletico Madrid match-winner Antoine Griezmann forced Leicester City into a tactical re-think as the Premier League titleholders were beaten 1-0 in the Champions League at the Vicente Calderon . Shak...

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Mazza's no-hitter carries Augusta to 9-0 win over Lexington

Mazza's no-hitter carries Augusta to 9-0 win over Lexington

The 22-year-old left-hander responded with a pair of decent outings on April 12 and 18, but he threw just a combined nine innings in those starts. It was the first nine-inning complete game in the h...

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Recent Kentucky basketball target Mark Smith commits to IL

Recent Kentucky basketball target Mark Smith commits to IL

He was the consensus top player in IL this winter and chosen as a member of the Post-Dispatch All-Metro boys basketball first team. It had been speculated before his announcement that he would sign ...

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Warriors GM Myers confident Kerr will return to full health

Warriors GM Myers confident Kerr will return to full health

Let's start with what's freshest in our minds. Golden State won 67 games in the regular season and came into the playoffs very hot. With him on the court, they outscored the Blazers by 51 points in...

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Cheltenham hero Sizing John is a Gold-en great after Punchestown thriller

Champagne West was good at Gowran but, again, we have no evidence to suggest he'll find the 27 lengths that he was behind the victor in the Cheltenham Gold Cup and Coneygree was unbelievable winning t...

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