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Darmian backs Rashford to become one of world's best

It was a signature win for Mourinho near the end of his first season at United. Eyebrows were raised when the team sheet was announced before the match, with Zlatan Ibrahimovich on the bench, and Li...

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Kenyans dominate at Boston Marathon

Already a silver medalist and USA record-holder in the 10,000 meters, he ran the fastest marathon time ever for an American in the Summer Games: 2 hours, 10 minutes, 5 seconds. Semple, the man who sh...

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Crystal Palace's Sam Allardyce: 'No clause for Mamadou Sakho permanent stay'

There is always a point where it may be impossible to turn down what is offered. Palace are on course for a fifth consecutive top flight season and Allardyce said he wanted the club to restructure a...

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Under-fire Arsenal defender Bellerin gets Wenger's backing

Under-fire Arsenal defender Bellerin gets Wenger's backing

That goal cancelled out a brilliant Alexis free kick, before Ozil bagged the victor 20 minutes from time , assisted by Aaron Ramsey. We get them under enormous pressure. Rarely have they looked so vu...

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Blue Jackets-Maple Leafs Preview

From my perspective, I personally didn't have this Leafs team in the playoffs either. If you were writing a script for how this game would play out for the 'same-old Leafs,' a goal from former Leaf ...

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National Hockey League playoffs open Wednesday with five series starting

The Maple Leafs were leading the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-0 and the only way Toronto could avoid Ottawa in the first round was by giving up three goals without scoring any more themselves. Toronto M...

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LeBron James sends condolences to grieving Celtics G Isaiah Thomas

Meanwhile, the Chicago Bulls came into the playoffs as a bit of a dark horse but they'll be full of confidence after stealing home-court advantage with a hard-fought win in Game 1. "It says a lot ab...

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Connor McDavid scores 1st career playoff goal, and it's a shorthanded one

SAINT PAUL, Minn. - A busy night by goalie Jake Allen and an overtime goal by Joel Edmundson propelled St. Louis over Minnesota in the opener of their first-round playoff series. Letestu promptly pass...

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United can end season strongly after Chelsea win, says Young

But after being forced to accept a wider role at times this season due to Ibrahimovic's strong form, Darmian says that Rashford's display against Chelsea highlighted his potential to become one of the...

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Blue Jackets' Werenski out for playoffs with face fracture

I might just make it a rule to bet the Penguins any time they are underdogs during the Stanley Cup Playoffs . They've only made it three times in their 17 years of existence. Atkinson scored his fi...

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Noah Syndergaard explains why he might have to start getting manicures

Though the Mets made it a game, it was a frustrating conclusion to a frustrating four-game series. Matt Harvey limited the Marlins to two runs (one earned) on seven hits, walked two and struck out f...

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Local runners Rupp, Hasay finish in Top 3 at Boston Marathon

Local runners Rupp, Hasay finish in Top 3 at Boston Marathon

The 121st Boston Marathon takes place Monday, and two Portland-based, ex-University of OR runners figure to be in the thick of the battle for individual titles. It's the first time Kiplagat, a two-t...

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Dybala thanks Allegri for aiding his development

The French outfit let a 4-0 first leg lead against Barcelona slip, as they lost 6-1 in Spain, and crashed out of the Champions League . "I'm very happy and proud to be part of this team", the 23-...

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Tip-in by Ryan lifts Senators over Bruins 4-3 in overtime

The Sens deserved that win, Boston played hard but 1-1 in the series was a fair reflection. The Senators are 1-6 in their last 7 road games, 1-4 in their last 5 Monday games and 14-6 in their la...

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Boston Marathon Banned 15 Runners From This Year's Race

Switzer, who ran her last marathon in 2011, told The Boston Globe that her training techniques have evolved since preparing for the 1967 Boston Marathon, although at least one pre-race ritual hasn...

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EPL: Manchester United defeat Chelsea 2-0, revive fight for title

EPL: Manchester United defeat Chelsea 2-0, revive fight for title

It would still be a huge surprise if Chelsea fail to get the job done. The Chelsea striker was dispossessed 10 times during the game with United. Ten! He said: "After a defeat it is not right to...

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Efficient Rangers overcome Canadiens in Game One

Efficient Rangers overcome Canadiens in Game One

There's a couple of guys who would be the first to tell you, 'I need to be better, ' and we all know that. The Rangers also see themselves as Stanley Cup contenders and are eager to erase the memo...

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Koeman: Lukaku won't sign new Everton FC deal

The PFA Player of the Year nominee has reportedly refused to sign a new contract at Goodison Park and manager Ronald Koeman is now planning for life without the division's top scorer. According to sou...

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Stan Collymore shares his opinion on Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur title race

Mauricio Pochettino masterminded his Spurs side to a 4-0 thrashing of Bournemouth the day before to earn their seventh win in a row while Chelsea suffered their second defeat in four games. Mourinho a...

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Jérôme Boateng: Guardiola needs 12 months for players to understand his system

Pep Guardiola's men completely controlled the game and won comfortably with Sergio Aguero and Delph adding to a first-half own goal from Ahmed Elmohamady. Manchester City's season has hit a bump at a...

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Warriors beat Trail Blazers, Wizards defeat Hawks

Warriors beat Trail Blazers, Wizards defeat Hawks

McCollum also grabbed eight rebounds, as he and Damian Lillard , who added 34 points, combined for 75 of the Trail Blazers' total points. After playing exceptional basketball over the final four w...

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Russell Westbrook Breaks NBA Record for Single-Season Triple-Doubles

Russell Westbrook Breaks NBA Record for Single-Season Triple-Doubles

Most often, it's points, rebounds and assists. The loss eliminated Denver from playoff contention, which also shows Westbrook's ruthless nature. Westbrook has recorded 42 triple-doubles this s...

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Australia defends its world title in men's team pursuit

Valente, Catlin and Dygert were part of the USA team that won the silver medal in women's team pursuit in the Rio Olympics. I know I'm going to watch it back and pick it apart and think, "Argh, that's...

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Five Blackhawks' keys for Game 2 vs. Predators

Five Blackhawks' keys for Game 2 vs. Predators

Of course, the Hawks had a very good collection players previous year and dipped out in the first round at the hands of a divisional opponent (the St. "We got the result we wanted, but we've got a l...

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Blues vs. Wild game three preview: Sanford stays in

He's stopped 114 of the 117 shots he's faced for a.974 save percentage and 0.91 goals-against-average against a Wild team that ranked second in the National Hockey League in scoring during the regula...

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Neymar handed 3 match ban, Misses Clasico

That carries a one-match ban - but referee Jesus Gil Manzano wrote in his report that the Brazil global had "sarcastically applauded" the fourth official as he left the pitch. The suspension means tha...

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Oilers beat Canucks 3-2 to clinch second in Pacific Division

Oilers beat Canucks 3-2 to clinch second in Pacific Division

That kind of hitting can go a long way in a playoff series to set the tone and wear down opposing attackers. "I think the Hart Trophy balloting is a moot point, to be honest with you". This season, ...

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Sharks Outlast Oilers in Game 1 OT Thriller

Score close situations can be very predictive of a team's true ability , but those numbers are a likely product of score effects, as the Sharks trailed 2-0 entering the second period of Game 1 b...

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Dodgers unveil Jackie Robinson statue

Dodgers unveil Jackie Robinson statue

By breaking the color barrier at the highest level, Robinson altered not only the game of baseball but also all of society. So on this day - April 15, 2017 - we celebrate Jackie Robinson Day, ...

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Canadiens top Rangers to take series lead

Canadiens top Rangers to take series lead

The Rangers were not overly concerned about being outshot 58-38 in Game 2. Six minutes into the period, Shea Weber came close to tying the game when his shot rang off the crossbar. Marc-Andre Fleu...

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