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Scale of civilians fleeing Iraq's Mosul

Scale of civilians fleeing Iraq's Mosul "staggering": United Nations official

The offensive is part of a wider campaign launched last October to retake the entire city, which ISIL overran - along with much of northern and western Iraq - in mid-2014. Iraq's Federal Police, one o...

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Neymar: Barcelona can comeback against Juventus

Neymar: Barcelona can comeback against Juventus

The 2-0 loss at Malaga by Barcelona last weekend gave Real Madrid a clear path to reclaiming the Spanish league title for the first time since 2012. On the other side, Real Sociedad are fighting wit...

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Chinese GP on NBCSN, NBC Sports app from 1am ET

The Briton eased his Mercedes across the line 6.2 seconds ahead of Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, with Max Verstappen, who started 16th, finishing a surprise third for Red Bull. Hamilton praised Merce...

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Confirmed: Button called up to replace Alonso at Monaco

Button has scored points on each of his last four Monaco appearances, with the low-speed, twisty track again likely to offer McLaren's best early-season chance of a stronger result amid their latest h...

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Pacers miss shot to win Game 1

The Cavaliers have a 2-0 lead over the Indiana Pacers, yet fans are anxious. "We're right there of what we know we can become, and we'll figure it out". "I do feel like we let one slip away", McMilla...

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Legend says Tottenham is better than Chelsea; predicts Wembley victory for Spurs

However, when the final whistle blew at Old Trafford, the gap at the top was still just four points, and United's Champions League hopes were alive and kicking. This leaves Crystal Palace in the releg...

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EPL Title Race Heats Up as Chelsea Lose to Mourinho's Man United

Chelsea's trip to Goodison Park is the most hard of their six remaining fixtures - Everton are flying at home, where they have won seven league games in a row. "Otherwise we must clap another team"...

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Zach Werenski out for postseason with facial fracture

That kept the score at 3-1 and allowed the Penguins to eventually launch their comeback. The Blue Jackets are on the brink of elimination, but they weren't the only team playing in desperation mode...

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Jose Mourinho revels in Manchester United FC's stunning win over Chelsea FC

And he insisted the only satisfaction he took from reducing Chelsea's lead over Tottenham to an assailable four points came from boosting his own side's top four hopes. Herrera shadowed Hazard in a ...

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Vettel profits as Hamilton pays price for sloppy start

Hamilton was catching the German on every lap but ultimately ran out of time and finished nearly seven seconds behind. "Yes guys, that's what I'm talking about", whooped Vettel, who was helped by th...

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Sale stifles Rays for first win with Red Sox

Ramirez then retired the next three batters to end the second inning with the Red Sox up 1-0. The only run off Sale came in the third inning, on a two-out RBI single by Evan Longoria , who came to...

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KKR vs KXIP: Match Face Off, Who Will Win Today's Match

Gautam Gambhir's men will go up against a Kings XI Punjab side that has surprised nearly everyone by winning its first two games quite comfortably. The match at Eden Gardens could be a cracker, and ...

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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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