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Atletico clash absolutely vital to Arsenal's season, admits Wenger

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Arsenal's offer would reportedly require Wilshere to accept a lower basic wage in a deal that is heavy on incentives based on appearances - a reflection of the midfielder's many injury problems in the past. However, Wenger says the Armenian worldwide is already back running again and will be assessed over the coming days to see if he'll be available to face Atletico on Thursday. Read More »

Jose Bautista signs minor-league contract with Braves

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A six-time All-Star and three-time Silver Slugger Award victor, Bautista owns a.250 (1,430-for-5,726) career average over 14 major league seasons with Baltimore (2004), Tampa Bay ('04), Kansas City ('04), Pittsburgh ('04-'08) and Toronto ('08-'17). Read More »

Late Ronaldo goal rescues point for Real Madrid

But the Madrid boss is confident that his team will raise their game for next week's semi-final first leg in Munich. "We have a semi-final and we will fight to the death to defend our title". Inigo Cordoba received the ball on the half turn and with nobody near him, threaded the ball inside Ramos. Toni Kroos swept a pass into Ronaldo's path on the counter-attack in the 12th minute but Madrid's star forward fired past the far post after cutting in from the left. Read More »

Kolkata record emphatic 71-run over Delhi in IPL

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Meanwhile, the Kolkata Knight Riders led by Dinesh Karthik won the first match of the tournament against Royal Challengers Bengaluru. Pant and Maxwell then came together for a 62-run stand for the fourth wicket before the former holed out to Chawla at deep midwicket off Yadav. Read More »

Yankees fans continue to relentlessly boo Giancarlo Stanton

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According to MLB.com's Bryan Hoch , Boone might move Stanton down in the lineup during the Blue Jays series, but "not too far". Not only has the hitting not been kind for Stanton, but the fans in NY have not done much to make their newest slugger feel welcome. Read More »

NFL Draft: Saquon Barkley's agent disputes report

His manager even implored him to pull an Eli Manning and demand that the Browns not draft him."Barkley never considered the option". Let's do the obvious and move around the basic first-round picks. In the years that have followed, any time a player has refused to play for a team that may intend to draft them, it's been said that players are, "Pulling an Eli". Read More »

Spurs announce that Gregg Popovich's wife Erin Popovich has died

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Erin Popovich had been ill over an extended period, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski added in a tweet. It's clear that many people were not expecting the news. Show some maturity.' I said , 'I can't, I can't do it'". Popovich is one of the most respected figures in the National Basketball Association, making the outpour of support already expected in this moment of grief for the whole family. Read More »

Running in the rain: Weather doesn't dampen Eugene woman's first Boston Marathon

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Lisa Larsen Weidenbach's 1985 victory was the last for an American woman - before the race began offering prize money that lured the top global competitors to the world's oldest and most prestigious annual marathon . "I didn't run with the professionals, and because of that, they said I wasn't eligible for the prize". "These are the conditions I train in". Instead of dropping out of the elite marathon, Linden, of MI, easily won the race in 2 hours, 39 minutes and 54 seconds, according to ... Read More »

76ers star listed as doubtful for Game 3 against Heat

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They played with a brand of physicality that Brown described as a new experience for his young players, many of whom are wading into the choppy waters of the playoffs for the first time. While having a monster game, Wade moved up to No. 10 on the league's all-time leading playoff scorers list in the process. Hart stood at his courtside seat decked out in an old-school Sixers jacket, vocally supporting Philadelphia and talking trash with Wade and other Heat players throughout the game. Read More »

Eagles QB Carson Wentz Coming to Egg Harbor Township

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As for when the Eagles quarterback plans on returning to the field, he said recently during an interview with the team's media that the goal is still for him to return in time for Week 1 of the 2018 season. Given the friendship between Wentz and Foles, there is little chance of any friction developing between them this season. As long as Wentz remains in recovery mode, Super Bowl LII hero Nick Foles will direct the Eagles offense. Read More »

Patriots' Gronkowski Buys Stake in Namesake Horse

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Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Gronkowski the horse will race in the 144th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5. He is hoping that he can meet the horse a few days before the Kentucky Derby gets underway, and also admits that he has a lot to learn about horse racing. Read More »

International Champions Cup 2018: Liverpool To Tour USA In Three Games

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The return leg of the Champions League semi-final could see the Giallorossi reach their first CL final in 37 years, and long queues have formed all over town, from Marconi and Casal Bertone to Regina Margherita and Prati. The Spanish club then visit New Jersey's MetLife Stadium to face fellow Champions League semi-finalists Roma on August 7 . That's a ginormous gap that suggests the Reds have underperformed this season. Read More »

Gareth Bale happy at Real Madrid despite transfer links, insists Zinedine Zidane

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The games between these two teams are nearly always unique, but we players have to focus on what's really important: "to be able to stand up to a team like Real Madrid , we need to be in top form physically and in our game". "That's Real, they want to win every game and they try that until the very last second", he added. "Maybe more was expected this year because they're a very good team that competes very well". Read More »

Todd McShay: Giants landing RB Saquon Barkley feels 'inevitable'

Should the Giants take Barkley, however, that would increase the chances of the Colts being able to grab Chubb, though it does the same for the Cleveland Browns , who also own the No. 1 overall at the NFL Draft. Barkley never considered the option. Barkley has refused to go along with that suggestion, but his manager and Roc Nation representation see a path to becoming the face of the National Football League under the bright lights or NY and alongside superstar wide receiver Odell ... Read More »

Pascal Gross cancels out Harry Kane opener as Brighton earn valuable point

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Harry Kane's opened the scoring in the 48th minute but Pascal Gross' effort from the penalty spot two minutes later rescued a point for the hosts. "Pochettino is a top-class coach - you can see that with the players he has brought through and what he's done for Tottenham Hotspur as a football club", the defender told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast . Read More »

SC forward Chris Silva declares for the NBA Draft

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There were allegations of a payment involving Adidas, Louisville and his father to steer Bowen toward the Cardinals. "My goal is still to play college basketball, but I felt as thhimough it makes sense to cover my bases". There's no real timetable on the NCAA's decision regarding whether or not Bowen's suspension will be lifted and he'll be reinstated. If not, he'll hope to catch on with an National Basketball Association team. Read More »

Korea high on summit agenda / Japan hopes for best, but Trump unpredictable

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Besides North Korea, Mr Abe was expected to have made a case for the suspension of USA tariffs on aluminium and steel - a favour extended to several American allies but not yet to Japan . "As one of the plans, we are looking at a possibility of shifting the Korean peninsula's armistice to a peace regime", a top South Korean presidential official told reporters in Seoul earlier on Wednesday when asked about the North-South summit. Read More »

Amir Khan insists Canelo Alvarez should be banned for life

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Alvarez was training for his mega rematch with unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin when he tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol from samples provided in February. The unanimous decision Wednesday by five members of the commission came quickly, according to ESPN . The fight was scheduled for May 5 in Las Vegas. Read More »

Bills visiting with Wyoming QB Josh Allen

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In accordance to that fact, the running back often averaged about 15 rushes per-game - far less than a normal National Football League work-horse back. Mayfield, like Allen, is also a new consensus in our roundup, and goes to the Jets in five of the mock drafts . " Sam Darnold is a 6'3", 220 pound prototypical quarterback who can make throws that most quarterbacks can't make, and can lay the ball in like a feather, while somehow, at the same time, fit the ball between two defenders. Read More »

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah advised to join Real Madrid

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Club legend Francesco Totti, now a director at Roma, recently stated that Salah has still not reached his peak in a Liverpool shirt - despite a debut season at Anfield that has seen him find the back of the net 39 times so far. I don't care about the rest". In the end, they said it's his goal so it's finished for me. Of course, it is in my mind. "I can not lie - it is in my mind". Read More »

Ambitious Man City could dominate English football for years, says Chelsea's Conte

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Mellor thinks the gap Liverpool have over Chelsea allows them to now focus on the Champions League, where they are to play Roma in the semi-final. " We have to try until the end to reach this target ", the Italian manager added. "The situation is very clear". I don't want to comment now on this topic. I prefer to wait and see what happens. This will not be an easy game for Burnley since Chelsea are a good team but if they play like they have been recently, they might be good enough to ... Read More »

McKayla Maroney Spoke Publicly About Her Alleged Abuse for the First Time

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Maroney is one of four members of the Fierce Five U.S. women's gymnastics team that won gold at the London Olympics in 2012 . USA Gymnastics has been criticized that it didn't initially notify Michigan State in 2015 that it had dropped Nassar as team doctor due to three complaints from athletes about being molested. Read More »

Kohli denied by stunning Rohit

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Getting ever so close and failing to cross over for three consecutive times can shatter the confidence of any team. His 62-ball knock comprised four sixes and seven fours. Hence it is hoped that in today's match RCB will continue their victory by winning this match today against Mumbai Indians . Barring that wicket, it was a nightmare 21-run last over from the New Zealand all-rounder. Read More »

Spurs draw was confidence booster, says Brighton's Bruno

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However, they had to settle for a point against the Seagulls and their lead can now be cut to five points if Antonio Conte's side come out on top against Burnley on Thursday. "We need another three points to make sure that we stay up". "They have such quality, speed and appreciation of space that you have to be disciplined around that, and maybe in the first half we gave it away too easily". Read More »

Argentina striker Aguero undergoes knee surgery

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Manchester City and Argentina striker Sergio Aguero has revealed that he's had surgery on his knee after picking up an injury against Manchester United earlier this month. City said it was a "minor operation", potentially easing concerns about the Argentina international's participation in the World Cup in Russian Federation that starts on June 14. Read More »

Manchester City offer Pep Guardiola deal to 2020

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It is a unsafe game for a manager to play when he openly questions the quality or commitment of his players, but it is a myth to suggest that the best managers are too smart to deploy that tactic. "We will keep focusing on two goals from here to the end of the season: keeping the second place and trying to get to the FA Cup final and to win the title". Read More »

Marc-Andre Fleury: Shuts Kings out again to complete sweep

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The Las Vegas Golden Knights , a first-year expansion hockey team, is making headlines as they swept the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, beating the LA Kings in all four games. "We're sky-high right now", said Brayden McNabb , whose second-period goal proved the series-winner against his former team. Having pulled goalie Jonathan Quick for an extra attacker late, Dustin Brown's shot in the high slot was stopped by Fleury's glove. Read More »