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Wenger's challenge to his team

Wenger's challenge to his team

The Gunners had dropped to seventh in the Premier League table before kick-off, so they could ill-afford to return from the Riverside Stadium with anything less than three points. "We are bitterly dis...

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After Misbah, Younis Khan announces retirement from Test

Younis Khan , who is also leading run-scorer for Pakistan in Tests, might be the first to achieve this feat. While the overall head-to-head record also favours West Indies where the hosts have w...

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Grizzlies' David Fizdale blasts referees following loss to Spurs

Grizzlies' David Fizdale blasts referees following loss to Spurs

Game 3 is on Thursday, April 20. However, they almost blew an 18-point lead in the fourth as the Pacers got within four before Cleveland closed it out at the line. "I'm not a numbers guy, but tha...

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German prosecutors: detained Iraqi fought for IS

German prosecutors: detained Iraqi fought for IS

Yet Matthaus, who captained West Germany to victory in the 1990 World Cup, joined Tuchel in fiercely criticising the decision. The Ireland assistant manager said: "It was shocking, shocking scenes, ...

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Middlesbrough v Arsenal Match Preview, Line-up and Score Prediction

Middlesbrough v Arsenal Match Preview, Line-up and Score Prediction

Arsenal ended their four-game losing run on the road, as goals from Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil secured a 2-1 win over Middlesbrough on Monday evening. "It was only right we could get them three ...

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Javier Mascherano fit to face Juventus

Javier Mascherano fit to face Juventus

This is the match that will truly answer any questions people have over Juve's psychology and not just that of the players but of Allegri who lost to a Barcelona comeback before when he oversaw Milan...

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Spurs cut Chelsea gap to four points

There was no luck about their second goal, however, with Hazard, one of the Premier League's outstanding attacking players, collecting N'Golo Kante's pass with a superb touch before searing past Art...

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Bulls beat Celtics, lead series 2-0

Bulls beat Celtics, lead series 2-0

The TNT commentator and former National Basketball Association player felt "that's just not a good look for him ". "We knew their stuff just like they knew ours, but we executed extremely well". Bost...

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Tight security for Bayern, Real Madrid match — UEFA CL

In this instance, it wasn't one, it's more and critical choices determine matches . There was certainly some disquiet inside the Bernabeu as Bayern dominated possession for long periods on Tuesday ...

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Birmingham City appoint Harry Redknapp as new manager after Gianfranco Zola resignation

Birmingham City appoint Harry Redknapp as new manager after Gianfranco Zola resignation

Redknapp also infamously managed both Southampton and Portsmouth - leading Pompey to an FA Cup Final win in 2008. "I will come and live up here until the end of the season", Redknapp told TalkSPO...

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Isco hits victor and wants to stay at 'best club'

Isco hits victor and wants to stay at 'best club'

And Isco sealed the comeback when he drilled home from the edge of the box. I am very happy. Zinedine Zidane will look forward to heavily rotate his squad against Sporting , as Madrid approach ...

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Porcello, Red Sox focused on improving vs. Tigers

Red Sox: Chris Sale goes Monday in the series finale. The game started 35 minutes later than expected due to a rain delay. The over is also 8-2-1 in his last 11 starts overall and 5-2 in his last s...

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Barcelona in tough position to produce another comeback

Barcelona in tough position to produce another comeback

Then it's up for grabs, as easy as that. Lionel Messi kept Barcelona's title hopes alive with two goals and an assist to see off Real Sociedad 3-2 as Spain's top two edged five-goal thrillers ahead ...

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Tulloch set to announce retirement from NFL

Tulloch set to announce retirement from NFL

Fearing a lack of depth as the 2016 regular season was approaching, the Eagles signed Tulloch, a former Jim Schwartz fave, to a one-year deal worth $2.5 million. His mother has always served as an i...

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Kenyans take the honours in Boston Marathon

In 1967, Switzer became the first woman to run with an official bib number in the Boston Marathon. When Switzer ran in 1967, she was 20, and entered as "K.V. Geoffrey Kirui won the men's race by 22 ...

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Anthony Johnson Says Goodbye: 'The End of Rumble'

Anthony Johnson has hung up his gloves after succumbing to defeat to Daniel Cormier for the second time with the UFC light heavyweight title on the line. "I'm exhausted of getting punched by other guy...

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Mallory Pugh will depart UCLA to turn pro

Mallory Pugh will depart UCLA to turn pro

It's great for Pugh that she has the talent and hype to produce that kind of leverage; it remains to be seen if the league and clubs will deal with those terms. Soccer Federation, which compensates fe...

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Chelsea take another step towards the title

Chelsea are well on their way to winning the league title. Seventeen-year-old Ben Woodburn was handed a first Premier League start and fellow teenager Trent Alexander-Arnold was also in the startin...

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Iniesta: Juventus result 'not as bad as PSG'

It could have been worse for Barca as Gonzalo Higuain, usually Juve's most unsafe marksman, missed two chances that he would usually have snapped up. Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is not so confide...

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Rays' Odorizzi injured, makes early exit vs. Red Sox

But the game took a bad turn for the Rays in the second, after Snell struck out the first two. Trailing 5-4 in the seventh, the Red Sox took the lead for good with two runs to take a 6-5 lead an...

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Second Man Utd goal killed Sunderland - Mourinho

Second Man Utd goal killed Sunderland - Mourinho

The Portugese said yesterday, following the 3-0 win over Sunderland that the victory keeps top four finish hopes alive . Even if they finish outside the top four, United could qualify for next seas...

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Honour to become first to score 100 goals in Europe: Ronaldo

Honour to become first to score 100 goals in Europe: Ronaldo

However the score could have been well different if Vidal would not have missed the penalty at the last minute before the break when Bayern led 1-0. a 2-0 lead going into the second half would have be...

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Jose Mourinho explains Luke Shaw inclusion against Sunderland

Before the referee blew the whistle for half-time, the Black Cats were reduced to 10-men when Seb Larsson was given questionable red card for his challenge on Ander Herrera. On Sunday against Sunde...

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Adidas apologizes after backlash over Boston Marathon 'survivor' e-mail

Adidas apologizes after backlash over Boston Marathon 'survivor' e-mail

Following the email encouraging people to buy clothes to commemorate their race day experience, customers reminded the company on social media about the genuine survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon b...

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J.J. Watt huge fan of Rockets guard Patrick Beverley

J.J. Watt huge fan of Rockets guard Patrick Beverley

Thunder coach Billy Donovan raved about Beverley. This game, with the game-winning shot and all, may have earned him his first Most Valuable Player award. Best I can tell, Harden's main deficiency i...

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France beat GB in Davis Cup

The British player, drafted into the singles line-up after the injury-enforced withdrawal of world number one Andy Murray, was made to pay for letting slip a 5/2 lead in the second-set tiebreak. But N...

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Rajon Rondo sees the big picture in being booed in Boston

Bobby Portis , playing his first playoff game, was outstanding, finishing with 19 points, nine rebounds, three assists and two blocked shots in 29 minutes off the Chicago bench. "You couldn't help but...

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Cavs hold on for win

Cavs hold on for win

THE Spurs saw a 25-point lead trimmed to four but held on to beat the Memphis Grizzlies, 96-82, on Monday in San Antonio (Tuesday, Manila time ). His disappointing performance brought back memories...

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Boston Red Sox: Bats Come Alive with Solid Day at Plate

When you have that, you get pretty comfortable, pretty quick". They're also 6-2 in their last eight home games and are 6-1 in Wright's last seven starts versus the AL East. After recording the first t...

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Portland's Nurkic out Game 2, Warriors' Durant questionable

The difference-making quarter for the Warriors was their fourth, where the Warriors took an 88-88 tied score after three quarters and turned that into a 12-point win. Apparently it's a tool that the W...

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