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Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech: 'No shame playing in the Europa League'

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech: 'No shame playing in the Europa League'

Manchester United have reached the final this year and Jose Mourinho has acknowledged he is putting more into beating Ajax in Stockholm next week than in the remaining Premier League fixtures his sixt...

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Granada v Real Madrid preview

This term, he has played 1,100 minutes fewer than Karim Benzema , yet has 20 goals in all competitions - three more than the Frenchman, and five more than Barcelona's Neymar . Cristiano Ronaldo ...

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Swedish football league cancels game over match fixing fears

Swedish football league cancels game over match fixing fears

AIK, who are eighth in the 16-team league, and Gothenburg (13th in the standings) were due to faceoff at the latter's Gamla Ullevi stadium last evening before the authorities made a decision to postpo...

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Origi backs Coutinho to shine as Liverpool chase Champions League spot

Origi backs Coutinho to shine as Liverpool chase Champions League spot

Coutinho enjoyed one of his better games in recent weeks at the London Stadium as he scored two and registered an assist to help Liverpool move to just a win away from a place in next season's Champ...

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It's Honda's problem, not mine, says Fernando Alonso

It's Honda's problem, not mine, says Fernando Alonso

I've had very little time in the last few weeks to train, and my dedication is still 100 per cent on my fitness and my preparation . We ran out of time and we put on a set of tyres where everything wa...

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True NASCAR Dad Climbs Talladega's Catch Fence After Son Wins Race

True NASCAR Dad Climbs Talladega's Catch Fence After Son Wins Race

Stenhouse would not be denied and would drive around leader Kyle Busch on the last lap to take his first-career Monster Energy Cup Series victory. Dale Earnhardt Jr., making one of his final starts ...

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'Win more games yourself' - Guardiola tells Wenger to stop complaining

Arsene Wenger's side need to win their final match on Sunday against Everton at home and hope Liverpool [facing Middlesbrough at home] or Manchester City [at Watfordaway] slip-up in their respecti...

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Arsenal players keen on Alexis Sanchez stay, says Laurent Koscielny

Arsenal players keen on Alexis Sanchez stay, says Laurent Koscielny

What is for sure, if we win our game, we can only be far from one point. "It's a Tuesday night maybe, people think Sunderland is an easy game, so there were less people". Meanwhile, Sunderland manager...

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Dallas Keuchel earns 7th win as Astros beat Marlins 12-2

Dallas Keuchel earns 7th win as Astros beat Marlins 12-2

Houston's other batting hero was George Springer , who went 2-for-5 with two RBIs. "It can't get any worse than what it is", second baseman Dee Gordon said. That gave Houston a 6-2 lead. Sanche...

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San Antonio Spurs' Parker out for rest of playoffs with knee injury

San Antonio Spurs' Parker out for rest of playoffs with knee injury

The Spurs announced that veteran guard Tony Parker has undergone successful surgery to fix his ruptured quad tendon, but there is no timetable for his recovery just yet. According to oddsmakers at B...

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Back to Boston: LeBron, Celtics meet again in postseason

Back to Boston: LeBron, Celtics meet again in postseason

So more games will be played, and on June 1 the NBA Finals will start. Here's why the Cavs will eliminate Boston for the right to represent the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals. "We know it'...

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Harry Kane victor ends an era at the Lane

Harry Kane victor ends an era at the Lane

In that time, Tottenham has spent about as much as it has recouped on transfers. It's enough to bring a tear to the eye of any Spurs fan. With his eyes still moist from Sunday's emotional farewe...

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Highlights of Sunday's National Hockey League game

Perry, shooting from just below the Nashville goal line, bounced a shot off the skate of Rinne and into the net. The Predators are a league-best 6-0 at Bridgestone Arena this postseason, includi...

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Lakers turn attention to scheduling workouts with top players

Thanks to their 2013 trade of Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry to the Nets, the Celtics own the No. 1 pick and enough salary-cap space to try to woo a free agent with a maximum contract. "Wh...

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Adios to a City legend

Ultimately, the game will be remembered as Pablo Zabaleta's last performance at the Etihad. But he returned to the first team after apologising and has forced his way back into becoming an important...

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Vardy: Leicester want top-half finish

Vardy: Leicester want top-half finish

The Foxes now have only 16 senior players available for selection ahead of the visit of Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham Hotspur to the King Power Stadium on Thursday night. The club's billionair...

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Sheffield Wednesday and Huddersfield Town clash for place at Wembley

The 0-0 draw in Sunday's first leg at the John Smith's Stadium was the first time Wagner has avoided defeat against Carvalhal. Sheffield Wednesday could have midfielder Sam Hutchinson (knee) bac...

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Senators are ready for big push by Penguins

Bobby Ryan scored the victor for Ottawa 4:59 into the first overtime period. "I was kind of lucky that the puck found me", Ryan said. It appeared that goal would be enough until Malkin redirecte...

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Raiders' Derek Carr frustrated at pace of contract negotiations

Raiders' Derek Carr frustrated at pace of contract negotiations

Oakland's front office already picked up 2016 Defensive Player of the Year Khalil Mack's fifth-year option on his rookie contract and surely want to lock up Carr on a multi-year extension with him ent...

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F1 Spanish GP: Vettel explains 'common passion' shared with Hamilton

The British driver attempted to pass his rival around the outside but Vettel held firm and Hamilton ran off the track. "That's how racing should be and I loved it", said a happy Hamilton , who race...

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Thibaut Courtois says Chelsea were driven on by last season's disappointments

Thibaut Courtois says Chelsea were driven on by last season's disappointments

The famous double could be secured within a fortnight against Arsenal in the FA Cup final at Wembley. "Don't forget last season was a bad season for the club, for the players, for the fans". The mak...

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Jose Mourinho confident of fending off interest for David de Gea

Jose Mourinho confident of fending off interest for David de Gea

It is not known if Paul Pogba is in contention to play after he was given compassionate leave following the death of his father. Jose Mourinho now has a lower Premier League win percentage ratio t...

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NHL Predators mince Ducks to take series lead

With the 35th goal of his playoff career, RW Corey Perry tied Teemu Selanne (35) for second on the all-time franchise postseason goals list, two behind Ryan Getzlaf. While the Preds took game one in o...

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Can enigmatic Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. stun Canelo Alvarez?

Alvarez , 26, is the lineal Middleweight and WBO Junior Middleweight champion who , despite a blemish on his record against Floyd Mayweather, is virtually one of the best pound-for-pound fighters i...

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National Hockey League roundup: Senators rebound from early deficit to top Rangers

National Hockey League roundup: Senators rebound from early deficit to top Rangers

Following a strong game after being inserted on to the fourth line Tuesday, rugged winger Tanner Glass is expected to remain in the Rangers' lineup for Game 4. "Because we're capable of scoring and we...

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Senators chase Fleury, rout Penguins 5-1 in Game 3

Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said he hasn't considered which goaltender would start Game 4 on Friday in Ottawa. Brassard converted a setup by Clarke MacArthur into an open side at 12:28, and Smith ...

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LaVar Ball to Celtics: Take Fultz

LaVar Ball to Celtics: Take Fultz

They are taking the long view, with the hopes of being a championship-caliber team for an extended period of time. I'd imagine he wouldn't be too pleased if Ainge drafted Fultz. With the Lakers movi...

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Mourinho admits Premier League top four finish over

Mourinho admits Premier League top four finish over

Manchester United are one step away from the finals of the Europa League , but do they deserve to win it? It's nice for them. "For example, the match against Chelsea (which United won 2-0), I could...

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Huddersfield moves 1 win away from the Premier League

Huddersfield moves 1 win away from the Premier League

Jack Payne's miss handed the host a lifeline, but Ward made sure to spare his team-mate's blushes with a fine save from Forestieri's attempt, putting Huddersfield within one win of returning to Eng...

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Si Woo Kim Remains Steady To Win The Players Championship For 2017

He also managed to take all the drama out of the final round, rare for this tournament and this golf course. His four-round total of 10-under-par 278 topped Ian Poulter (71) and Louis Oosthuizen (73...

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