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Why Manchester City desperately need Champions League football

Why Manchester City desperately need Champions League football

Liverpool's fourth-placed finish is just the second time in eight seasons that they have made it into Europe's elite competition and the ecstatic reception Klopp's side received on the final whistle...

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Fresh Man United injury concern before the Ajax game

Fresh Man United injury concern before the Ajax game

Harrop relished opening the scoring with a fine finish after being set up by Paul Pogba , who then quickly doubled United's lead on his return from compassionate leave following the death of his fath...

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Ducks top goal-scorer Rickard Rakell misses Game 5 with injury

Based on the crowd of fans that was waiting for the Predators at the airport on Sunday, the Ducks are heading into hostile territory. It was the only update given on the 24-year-old, who will requir...

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Sullivan: Sidney Crosby wasn't evaluated for a concussion after head-first crash

Sullivan: Sidney Crosby wasn't evaluated for a concussion after head-first crash

Game 7 is Wednesday at the Verizon Center at 7:30 p.m. The NHL did this because players are obstinate and stubborn and singularly focused on playing the game. Players didn't say they'd solved Fleury -...

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North Korea says missile tests warhead guidance, ready for deployment

North Korea says missile tests warhead guidance, ready for deployment

North Korea fired a solid-fuel ballistic missile Sunday that can be harder for outsiders to detect before launch and later said the test was hailed as flawless by leader Kim Jong Un. North Korea and i...

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Chad Kuhl: Kuhl goes five scoreless in win over Phillies

Chad Kuhl: Kuhl goes five scoreless in win over Phillies

But I saw it coming and I was trying to wear it, for sure. "We've just got to keep digging". Nola has three starts to his credit on the season where he has gone 2-0 with a 4.50 ERA and 1.62 WHIP. The ...

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Ronaldo, Benzema lead Real Madrid to 33rd La Liga title

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring the opening goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Malaga and Real Madrid in Malaga , Spain, Sunday, May 21, 2017 . David Junca's...

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Cloud Computing waits, seizes Preakness

It's just that they engaged it too soon, of course. The Klaravich Stables entry, having not raced in six weeks, had enough to run down Classic Empire and edge him at the line. "We just really zeroed...

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Angel Gomes grateful to be given 'amazing' Manchester United debut

Angel Gomes grateful to be given 'amazing' Manchester United debut

But United's struggles in the league, and some tedious games particularly at Old Trafford, have seen a growing mood of disquiet, certainly among sections of the written and broadcast press. "It's not ...

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Man Utd debutant Mitchell hails Mourinho after 'mad' Palace clash

It has robbed the 35-year-old Swede of a possible United swansong and the chance to write the flawless script in his homeland when United face his old club Ajax in Stockholm, though Mourinho has revea...

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Olynyk shows Celts the way past Wizards, into conference finals

Olynyk shows Celts the way past Wizards, into conference finals

They will host Game 1 against the defending National Basketball Association champion Cleveland Cavaliers tomorrow night. He shot 10 of 14 from the floor and also had five rebounds and four assists, ...

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Isaiah Thomas done, may need surgery

Thomas had a hip injury early on in game 2. On the positive side, it looks like Kyrie Irving has effectively bounced back from his shooting slump from the first two rounds of the playoffs, as he...

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Preds win from ousting Ducks to reach 1st Stanley Cup Final

Preds win from ousting Ducks to reach 1st Stanley Cup Final

Words like "rough" and "vicious" aren't normally terms of endearment, but in the context Cherry was putting that Game 5, and the series as a whole, into there's no greater compliment. "This was his ...

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Near-flawless Lexi Thompson wins wire-to-wire at Kingsmill

Near-flawless Lexi Thompson wins wire-to-wire at Kingsmill

Thompson's performance was reminiscent of Secretariat's in the 1973 Belmont. She wasn't caught because she wouldn't be caught. Right now, Ko is hitting 80% of the fairways and that puts her in th...

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Gagai named on wing for Queensland in State of Orign opener

Gagai named on wing for Queensland in State of Orign opener

Brisbane coach Bennett laid down the law before the Maroons team announcement, saying he would not release Milford if he was named as a reserve on standby for Thurston (shoulder). Meanwhile, Thurston'...

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N'Golo Kante targets Chelsea quadruple next season

N'Golo Kante targets Chelsea quadruple next season

Kante, who won the league with Leicester City last season, has been a vital part of Chelsea manager Antonio Conte's 3-4-3 system and the 26-year-old praised the Italian for the club's success. 'Sinc...

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We Depend On Ourselves, Says Zidane Ahead Of Title Decider

We Depend On Ourselves, Says Zidane Ahead Of Title Decider

While Barcelona struggled in its game against Eibar, Karim Benzema sealed the victory in the 55th minute off the rebound of a close-range shot by Sergio Ramos, securing Madrid its second league ti...

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Zidane urges Real Madrid to sign Chelsea star

Zidane urges Real Madrid to sign Chelsea star

With hope of an equaliser fading fast, Jony Rodriguez hit a second for Malaga, sealing a fourth league defeat for Barca and effectively killing their title hopes. "I've won everything with this club, ...

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Burnley loses to West Ham, still highest finish in 42 years

Burnley loses to West Ham, still highest finish in 42 years

Neither side appeared overly concerned with pushing for a victor, but West Ham got a slice of luck to give them the lead in the 72nd minute. However, both players may have their hopes dashed for t...

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El Shaarawy and Salah braces help Roma win 5-3 at Chievo

The win also delayed Juventus' title celebrations as it cut the lead between the two sides to one point, although Vecchia Signora could still seal the title with one game to spare with a win on Sund...

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Arsenal, Wenger fail to make Champions League after 20 years

Arsenal, Wenger fail to make Champions League after 20 years

The 67-year-old would only say say his future would be sorted out "soon". It casts further doubt on Wenger's future with talks expected on his future after next weekend's FA Cup final. "I respect St...

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Nelson's Four Seasons finale: Horschel over Day in playoff

Earlier, former world No.1 Day shot a two-under par 68 final round to tie with Horschel (69) at 12-under despite some patchy golf. His first TOUR win came at TPC Four Seasons Resort in 2010, and now...

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Antonio Conte wants cash to improve Blues

Antonio Conte wants cash to improve Blues

It's all down to Conte. "Don't forget last season was a bad season for the club, for the players, for the fans". This huge defeat saw Conte revert back to his old formation in the 3-4-3. Paul Merson...

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Celtics stun Cavaliers on Bradley's Game 3 buzzer-beater

The Cavs won the first two games in this series by an average of 28.5 points. "I don't blame everything on Pop, but what he said had a lot of influence (and) you had a lot of people where, unfortu...

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United 2 Crystal Palace 0

United 2 Crystal Palace 0

However, with most journos still watching the players on their post-match stroll around the pitch, only a handful of media folk were present, with none offering up a single question. "Don't ask me t...

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"It's a massive relief:" Sam Allardyce on Palace's Premier League survival

Crystal Palace secured safety for another season after winning 4-0 against Hull City at Selhurst Park in a crucial Premier League clash on Sunday afternoon. Palace round out the season away against...

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"It's a massive relief:" Sam Allardyce on Palace's Premier League survival

Crystal Palace secured safety for another season after winning 4-0 against Hull City at Selhurst Park in a crucial Premier League clash on Sunday afternoon. Palace round out the season away against...

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3rd for Ricciardo in Spain as Verstappen suffers early exit

Vettel leads the points and either he or Hamilton will look for their second Spanish Grand Prix wins, while if Bottas turns in another start like he did in Russian Federation, he could well exten...

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Tottenham's Kane wins Golden Boot in 7-1 romp

The Tottenham striker hit four in Spurs' 6-1 win at Leicester on Thursday to move two clear of Romelu Lukaku in the race to be this season's top scorer. "They came to the stadium and really they deser...

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ATP Madrid quarterfinal preview: Novak Djokovic vs Kei Nishikori

ATP Madrid quarterfinal preview: Novak Djokovic vs Kei Nishikori

Kei Nishikori of Japan talks to the media after withdraw from the Madrid Open with an injury before his quarterfinal against Novak Djokovic . On the other side of the draw Uruguayan Pablo Cuev...

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