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Zidane unsure when Bale will return from injury

Zidane unsure when Bale will return from injury

The France global has been hit by different injury problems in recent weeks and it looks uncertain whether he will be available to help his side in their bid to keep the pressure on Barcelona at the t...

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Burnley denied as Josh King strikes again for Bournemouth

Burnley denied as Josh King strikes again for Bournemouth

Martin Fisher: "Before a ball had been kicked in August, Bournemouth and Burnley had both been picked by plenty of pundits to be among the favourites to go down". "That's a fantastic marker for a sid...

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Survival in Swansea's hands, says Leroy Fer

Survival in Swansea's hands, says Leroy Fer

Dyer, Routledge and Rangel, three of their longest-serving players, were in the tunnel before the Everton match kicked off despite none of them being fit, which says much about their affinity with the...

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Guardiola sharpens knife for Manchester City clearout

He didn't play in another country so he can't compare. "Sometimes with new managers, new players and a new style of play it takes time to adapt", he said. He has looked at it this season and I am ...

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Wall's late 3 forces Game 7 vs Celtics

While Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs prepare their tactics for the start of the Western Conference finals, Cleveland Cavaliers are still waiting for their opponent because Boston Celtics ...

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Numbers preview: Western Conference finals - Golden State Warriors vs. San Antonio Spurs

Leonard, who injured his left ankle Tuesday, could have played in Friday's semifinals-clinching 114-75 win over the Houston Rockets if needed, but the Spurs decided they'd rather have him healthy for ...

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Mets suspend RHP Harvey 3 days

Mets suspend RHP Harvey 3 days

Collins indicated that he was aware that a suspension could be on the horizon for Harvey. With the Mets trying to salvage the early part of their season, they needed Harvey in the rotation. But Mets...

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Cubs power past Phillies 8-3

Cubs power past Phillies 8-3

Contreras dove into home plate and knocked the wind out of himself. Amid an economic crisis, Venezuelans have been protesting against the government since last month, with both food and medicine runni...

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See how Chelsea fans celebrated Premier League title win in Uyo

Courtois told Chelsea TV: "After a year ago, when we were so bad and it looked like nothing was going to work, to win the league again is fantastic". The England defender added: "We've worked so har...

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Aust university changes to affect NZ students

Aust university changes to affect NZ students

Mr Brownlee said he was confident the visa abolishment wouldn't change the ties between the two countries and that there were "certainly no questions that it's subject to change". Labour education s...

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Giroud starts vs Stoke City in must-win match

Giroud starts vs Stoke City in must-win match

Mark Hughes: "I don't think it gets as personal as that". The team is together and fights and is ready for it. Chelsea will secure their fifth Premier League title if they win at The Hawthorns. St...

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Astros-Yankees game postponed; doubleheader on Sunday

Astros-Yankees game postponed; doubleheader on Sunday

ET. The second game will start at 7:35 p.m. The teams will make up the game as part of a single-admission Mother's Day doubleheader Sunday at Yankee Stadium. Young standout Luis Severino gets the no...

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Ovechkin played through hamstring, knee injuries in playoffs

If the Caps are out, I'm rooting for chaos. The first two were Detroit's Leo Reise Jr.in 1949-50 and Boston's Nathan Horton in 2011. "We're not in this position if he doesn't play the way he has", ...

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Logano responds to Richmond penalty

Logano responds to Richmond penalty

Logano's winning vehicle was cited for a rear suspension violation that was discovered during teardown in North Carolina. Because the victory is encumbered, Logano still receives credit for winning; h...

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Raptors hoping to get back into series with Cavaliers

Raptors hoping to get back into series with Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers appear intent on making short work of the Toronto Raptors as the scene turns to the Canadian city for Friday's Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series. It was a sim...

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Conte focused on Chelsea title, not Inter speculation

Conte focused on Chelsea title, not Inter speculation

The Serie A side parted ways with boss Stefano Pioli this week and reports in Italy are suggesting the Chinese-backed San Siro club are preparing to offer the Chelsea boss a £250,000-a-week deal t...

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Springboks face All Blacks in Rugby World Cup group stages

For a second consecutive time the 2003 champions have been drawn in the competition's most challenging pool, featuring France and Argentina and two qualifiers, most likely the US and Samoa. Another ei...

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Nadal top Goffin to reach semis — Madrid Open

Nadal top Goffin to reach semis — Madrid Open

First played June 7, 2006, through a confrontation 26:23 in favor of Novak, who won the last 8 personal meetings with the Spaniard. "I'm not anxious about it", Nadal said. Cuevas won one of the poin...

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That´s Sanchez - Wenger hails Arsenal match-winner

That´s Sanchez - Wenger hails Arsenal match-winner

There wasn't much urgency from either side in a tedious first-half and it was only after Sanchez's goal on the hour mark that Arsenal began to believe a win was possible. Stoke have won just one of...

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Stoke City v Arsenal preview

Stoke City v Arsenal preview

Arsenal and Stoke are separated by 150 miles yet the teams have developed an unlikely rivalry with Wenger the target of vicious abuse from Stoke supporters. "Look, if you don't turn up, you don't...

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A bad ball has to be punished, says Rishabh Pant

A bad ball has to be punished, says Rishabh Pant

Pant and Samson's built 143 runs third wicket partnership which inspired Daredevils to chase down the target within 17.3 overs. "Glad that you haven't been watching videos of me batting", Delhi Dar...

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Carlo Cudicini praises Michy Batshuayi after Premier League title win

It wasn't easy for me to arrive in England "and try different habits, a different language and inherit players after a bad season". "He has probably told Costa, "I want you in the penalty box, that ...

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Aussie Caleb Ewan second over the line in opening stage

Aussie Caleb Ewan second over the line in opening stage

In the final 15km, a strong crosswind of 50kmh meant that maintaining position at the front of the pack became even more vital, and the big teams fought pitched battles to hold their place at the head...

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Pageau's 4th goal lifts Senators in 2nd OT

Pageau's 4th goal lifts Senators in 2nd OT

Defense was the name of the game in the first second-round showdown between the Ottawa Senators and New York Rangers in the Stanley Cup playoffs. You aren't likely to see a repeat of the wide-open, ...

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Former EPL champion Blackburn plunges into 3rd tier

Former EPL champion Blackburn plunges into 3rd tier

Blackburn Rovers have been relegated to League 1 despite winning at the weekend. Rovers are now in the bottom three now, locked on 48 points with Nottingham Forest, but having a worse goal differen...

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Judge agrees to erase Hernandez's 2013 murder conviction

He was serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. Sheff, an attorney for Lloyd's mother Ursula Ward, said a judge made a preliminary finding that the former New England Patriots ...

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Willett hobbles out of Players Championship

Danny Willett pulled out of the Players Championship midway through his second round because of a back injury, saying his "body and mind need a rest". "I've already limited the schedule down a lot". ...

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Rohit, Ashwin, Shami return for Champions Trophy

India has never lost a game against Pakistan in an ICC tournament and let's pray that the legacy continues. I want to perform well in the Champions Trophy and I want to start from where I left. The 27...

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Vargas ties career high with 5 RBIs, Twins beat A's 7-4

Vargas ties career high with 5 RBIs, Twins beat A's 7-4

Six different players had multiple hits; three had multiple walks. Yonder Alonso had a two-run homer for the A's, who have lost eight of their past nine games. I completely understand where they...

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Home runs by Santana, Lindor shatter Tribe's slump in 9th

Home runs by Santana, Lindor shatter Tribe's slump in 9th

Santana, who had a go-ahead homer in the ninth inning Saturday night, finished 3 for 4 and continued his mastery of Duffy. Bauer, on six days rest, is 1-1 with a 6.27 ERA in three career starts agai...

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