• Late Ronaldo penalty puts Madrid into CL semifinals

    Late Ronaldo penalty puts Madrid into CL semifinals

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    A win for Madrid will lift them above Valencia into third in the table, while Malaga realistically need a win to have any chance of avoiding relegation. "We think we played well and deserved over the two games to go through". They approached the game in the right way and we didn't. "The pulse increased, but I calmed down, and I knew I'd be decisive", he continued.
  • Warriors ready for fresh start as they prepare to face Spurs

    Warriors ready for fresh start as they prepare to face Spurs

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    The Golden State Warriors struggled without star point guard Steph Curry in the lineup in the latter portion of the regular season, dropping three of their last four games. "And that's something you don't want to give them, Taking care of the ball and taking good shots is very, very important". Still, they probably would have the edge in this series because they have the two best players in the series - Westbrook and George.
  • Real Madrid's head to head record against Bayern Munich

    Real Madrid's head to head record against Bayern Munich

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    Wagner tapped home their opening goal after good work from Thomas Mueller on 37 minutes, then added a second with a superb header four minutes later. Kovac captained Croatia towards the end of his playing career and his brother took over the armband when Niko retired from global football. "Everyone is professional enough, because we know we can achieve a European place next year - I am convinced of that".
  • NFL Draft Team Needs: AFC South

    NFL Draft Team Needs: AFC South

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    Between allowing LeGarrette Blount ( Detroit Lions ) to hit free agency along with losing Trey Burton (Chicago Bears), running back and tight end are just two of a few positions Philadelphia could end up focusing on in the first round .
  • Commonwealth Games: Simbine upsets Blake to win 100 metres gold

    Commonwealth Games: Simbine upsets Blake to win 100 metres gold

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    Before the start of the Games, Simbine said he would no longer merely hope for the best going into a major championship but go out with the mindset of winning gold. "I came here wanting to be on the podium". Even with the absence of Wayde van Niekerk and reigning champion Kirani James, the men's 400m boasts quality and looks to be a battle between Botswana's flamboyant Isaac Makwala and Grenada's Rio Olympic finalist Bralon Taplin.
  • Mets, Red Sox Build On Red-Hot Starts in Major League Baseball

    Mets, Red Sox Build On Red-Hot Starts in Major League Baseball

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    That makes one think the Red Sox knew what was coming. He went 2-for-3 with two walks and two runs scored in Tuesday's victory. The only Yankee that really got to Sale was Aaron Judge . Red Sox: Manager Alex Cora said the command was off for Drew Pomeranz (left forearm flexor strain) during his rehab start at Triple-A Pawtucket on Sunday.
  • Michael Goolaerts dies after Paris-Roubaix crash

    Michael Goolaerts dies after Paris-Roubaix crash

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    Following the crash, the TV footage showed Goolaerts receiving CPR treatment on the side of the road. His most significant result this season was 20th at Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne. The race was marred by several crashes that ended the hopes of outsiders Sebastian Langeveld and Matteo Trentin close to the Trouee d'Arenberg sector.
  • Bayern Munich cut Bundesliga celebrations short to focus on Sevilla

    Bayern Munich cut Bundesliga celebrations short to focus on Sevilla

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    Navas made a goal-saving challenge at right-back when Thomas Muller slid a low ball towards Ribery at the back post, but a last-ditch tackle by Rafinha on Sarabia in the final minute of the half underlined Bayern's continued unease. - Bayern failed to score at home in the Champions League for the first time since April 2014, with Sevilla stopping that 21-game streak. - At home Bayern have won 20 of their last 21 Champions League games , losing only at this stage against Real ...
  • Snow covers Wrigley Field, delays Cubs home opener

    Snow covers Wrigley Field, delays Cubs home opener

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    By late morning, the decision was made to push the Cubs' Wrigley Field debut to Tuesday, which was originally scheduled for an off-day in the three-game series between the National League Central rivals. The ever-optimistic Cubs at first said the scheduled 1:20 p.m. game time would be moved back an hour so the grounds crew could clear and prepare the field.
  • Stunning upset as Roma come back to knock out Barcelona

    Stunning upset as Roma come back to knock out Barcelona

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    Barcelona were heavy favorites, leading 4-1 on aggregate after a comfortable first leg win, only to fall apart to Roma , who went into an all-stops-out attack right from kickoff at Stadio Olimpico. "I am responsible absolutely, I am the visible head of the team and it was down to me". Still, this season already marks a turning point for Roma's American ownership team led by Boston executive James Pallotta.
  • Action Bronson Conor & Khabib, Scrap in Queens ... I'll Bring the Grub!

    Action Bronson Conor & Khabib, Scrap in Queens ... I'll Bring the Grub!

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    Earlier he was arrested by the NYPD during the attack on the bus with fighters of the UFC in the cabin which was attended by Nurmagomedov. We got Bam Bam Saturday outside the Barclays Center in NYC ahead of UFC 223 - where Khabib went on to strip McGregor of his lightweight world championship belt - and he tells us the two fighters oughta duke it out in Queens.
  • Even John Cena Was Excited By Undertaker's Tombstone Piledriver At Wrestlemania

    Even John Cena Was Excited By Undertaker's Tombstone Piledriver At Wrestlemania

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    Rousey and Angle were victorious. Based on the reaction of the fans in New Orleans' Mercedes-Benz Superdome her debut impressed and kept fans on the edge of their seats as she and Kurt Angle battled for a win. Angle and McMahon would share a similar moment later in the match. A little more than a year after her disappointing return to the UFC , Rousey is making a new name for herself in the WWE ring.
  • Humboldt Broncos coach, killed in bus crash, played at NMU

    Humboldt Broncos coach, killed in bus crash, played at NMU

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    The Broncos are a close-knit team from the small city of Humboldt, Saskatchewan, which has a population of about 6,000. "I've known Conner for several years, playing against him throughout the majority of my minor hockey career and trying out for a handful of teams with him".
  • Conor McGregor Free Man Posts Bail After Court Hearing

    Conor McGregor Free Man Posts Bail After Court Hearing

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    Reports suggested the confrontation had been sparked by an earlier run-in Lobov had with UFC lightweight title contender Khabib Nurmagomedov - who was on the targeted bus . Both were cut by glass, although Borg was left with a cut eyeball after glass that turned into dust scraped his cornea. White said the 29-year-old McGregor said he was sorry about the fighters who were injured, but, "this had to be done".
  • Real Madrid-Atletico Madrid Play to Draw in Derby; Cristiano Ronaldo Scores

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    And there was a feisty nature to the early stages, with early yellow cards on either side for Toni Kroos and Vitolo . The first opportunity of the match fell to Real Madrid in the ninth minute, but Ronaldo could not bundle the ball past Atletico goalkeeper Jan Oblak from close range after meeting a flicked header from Bale.
  • Welbeck double in fiery clash deepens Southampton's gloom

    Welbeck double in fiery clash deepens Southampton's gloom

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    Welbeck made it 2-1 in the 38th, leaving McCarthy helpless with a deflected shot from an Alex Iwobi feed. An equaliser was coming, though, and was netted by substitute Austin the 73rd minute after Cedric had burst into the box to square the ball for a tap in.
  • Washington Wizards, Game 79 preview and listings

    Washington Wizards, Game 79 preview and listings

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    James told reporters Thursday he'd embrace playing for a female coach, such as San Antonio Spurs assistant Becky Hammon, saying, "at the end of the day, basketball, it's not about male or female". According to a report from ESPN's Tim MacMahon, the surgery is "relatively minor", and will not affect Nowitzki's decision on whether to play next season.
  • Playing Stoke will be harder than Chelsea, says Mauricio Pochettino

    Playing Stoke will be harder than Chelsea, says Mauricio Pochettino

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    Eriksen fired in Tottenham's victor from a free-kick although the goal was initially credited to striker Harry Kane , who claimed he got the faintest of touches as he attempted a header. "It flicked off my shoulder and went in". Levy's earnings for last season were higher than all the players' basic annual salaries and reports this week suggested some of the squad are unhappy with the chairman's lot.
  • Humboldt tragedy close to home for Trinity Western University hockey team

    Humboldt tragedy close to home for Trinity Western University hockey team

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    Zablocki says the investigation is in its early stages, and it's too early to state a cause. Humboldt, located at the junction of Highway 5 and Highway 20, has a population of roughly 5,600 people. Rock Ruschkowski played against the Broncos as a member of the Milford Mustangs, who were knocked out of the playoffs this season by the Humboldt team.
  • Philadelphia pounds Brooklyn for 11th straight win

    Philadelphia pounds Brooklyn for 11th straight win

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    At 37-40, they are in ninth position, but 4.5 games behind Milwaukee, Washington and Miami with just five games to play in the season. Guys like Oladipo, Turner, and Glenn Robinson III have all played in the playoffs in their careers as well.
  • Investor's Roundup (Volatility Analysis) - Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)

    Investor's Roundup (Volatility Analysis) - Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)

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    The indicator is meant to map both the old and new strengths and weaknesses of a stock market, depending on the ending price trends of the current trading phase. Earnings forecasts have increased sharply since Congress approved sweeping changes to the US tax law late last year, with first-quarter earnings growth expected to be the highest in seven years.
  • 'Horrible' atmosphere helped Liverpool beat Man City - Oxlade-Chamberlain

    'Horrible' atmosphere helped Liverpool beat Man City - Oxlade-Chamberlain

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    Oxlade-Chamberlain ranked his long-range strike past Ederson among the finest goals of his career but surprisingly, given his contribution in central midfield, admitted he was dissatisfied with his overall performance. Going forward they are always a threat on the break and that is good for us because there will be times like against City when we don't see a lot of the ball and when we can break that is when we can hurt teams.
  • Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: 'Finishing second is all that matters'

    Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: 'Finishing second is all that matters'

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    United, serial winners of the Premier League under former manager Alex Ferguson, will be desperate to throw a spanner in City's works and reclaim a modicum of pride. Still, City will put out a strong team , with a probable front three of Gabriel Jesus, Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva, for example, with Sergio Aguero still an injury doubt.
  • Record-breaking Aussies rebound from Pearson pull-out

    Record-breaking Aussies rebound from Pearson pull-out

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    England's James Guy, who pushed the Aussies all the way, finished third. The Gold Coast is staging the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games , but cycling and shooting events are being held in refurbished Brisbane venues that were initially built for the 1982 Games.
  • Pacers Smack Warriors At Fieldhouse

    Pacers Smack Warriors At Fieldhouse

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    Bogdanovic was the primary defender on Kevin Durant who only shot 8-23 on the night. The Pacers took an 18-11 lead in the first quarter and started pulling away after Lance Stephenson erased a 30-28 deficit with a 3-pointer with 9:46 left in the second quarter.
  • Twins Season Home Opener Festivities Equal Game Winner

    Twins Season Home Opener Festivities Equal Game Winner

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    The other possibility is that the eagle could tell that Paxton is Canadian and wanted to put a little fear in him. The team has planned a day-long celebration to celebrate Opening Day at Target Field . With that in mind, I think I have to lean toward the Twins for the win but otherwise I'm just going to stay away and enjoy the game. Twins centre fielder Byron Buxton had no trouble admitting that would have been his reaction, too.
  • VSS Unity conducts first powered flight

    VSS Unity conducts first powered flight

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    Virgin Galactic plans to perform a series of additional powered test flights with Unity . Branson couldn't contain his excitement on twitter following the test flight: "Data review to come, then on to the next flight". While Unity has flown with the mother ship before, and has been released in glide tests, this is the first time it's fired up its rocket to fly on its own.
  • Here's When Tiger Woods Will Tee Off On Friday

    Here's When Tiger Woods Will Tee Off On Friday

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    He managed to find the positives. Woods , who is bidding for a fifth Green Jacket, may not have set Augusta alight with his opening round but he was happy to be in contention at one-over par. And things only got worse from there. He spanked drives at No. 2 and No. 8, but made par. It was a rare extreme "Tin Cup" moment for a seasoned pro as he sent one ball after another onto the green, only to watch them all spin back into the creek in front.
  • Ravens Give RGIII Another Shot at the NFL

    Ravens Give RGIII Another Shot at the NFL

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    Griffin last played in 2016 with the Cleveland Browns . General manager Ozzie Newsome said Griffin, 28, didn't have far to travel before showing the Ravens he can still fling the ball. "He's a very talented quarterback who has had a lot of success in this league early on". Ryan Mallett , who threw five interceptions during one training-camp practice past year, has yet to draw any interest in free agency.
  • Why Conor McGregor Wasn't Asked To Replace Tony Ferguson At UFC 223

    Why Conor McGregor Wasn't Asked To Replace Tony Ferguson At UFC 223

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    And not only are these two fighters missing out, but so are UFC fans. Holloway is aiming to become a two-division champion. Scheduled for 5pm EST. Holloway in a bigger featherweight at 5 feet 11 inches tall and has stated his intentions to move up to lightweight in the future. "My manager called me and told me Tony's hurt and they want you and Khabib, so how do you turn down an opportunity like this?" He defended that belt six months later by knocking out Aldo again in the third round at ...
  • Rams are taking another risk at WR by trading for Brandin Cooks

    Rams are taking another risk at WR by trading for Brandin Cooks

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    Along with No. 23 overall, they also have the No. 31, No. 43 and No. 63 picks. Cooks is entering the fifth year of his rookie contract and could become a free agent after the 2018 season. New England also has picks 95, 210, and 219. This trade gives New England enviable draft capital. On the Rams' end, this deal means you can likely go ahead and eliminate them from the Odell Beckham Jr .
  • Giancarlo Stanton Hits Two Homers In Yankees Debut

    Giancarlo Stanton Hits Two Homers In Yankees Debut

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    He threw 107 pitches. Pillar hit a one-out single and swiped his way to third. The speedy outfielder then broke for the plate with Gift Ngoepe at bat, and Betances threw wildly to the backstop as Pillar scored standing up. Following the game, McKinney was put on the 10-day disabled list and infielder Miguel Andujar was recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton are the two most powerful men who step into a batter box in the Major League Baseball, ...
  • Who's Next for the New Unified Heavy Weight Champion Anthony Joshua?

    Who's Next for the New Unified Heavy Weight Champion Anthony Joshua?

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    Joshua, 28, beat Parker, 26, on points last night to secure the WBA, IBF and WBO belts. Parker was escorted by Samoan chiefs as he arrived for the biggest battle of a 24-fight career, followed by the home favourite Joshua, whose white robe was lit up by pyrotechnics while he strolled confidently towards his 21st opponent.
  • Tony Ferguson Withdraws From UFC 223, Max Holloway Named Replacement

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    This all started snowballing this weekend, man. The statement that he is referencing is that Holloway would go back down in weight and defend his featherweight title. "I don't want to underestimate this guy". "I think about Georges St-Pierre because he talk about he can make 155", Nurmagomedov said. "I know he had expressed some interest in fighting in September".
  • Romelu Lukaku expresses delight at reaching 100 Premier League goals

    Romelu Lukaku expresses delight at reaching 100 Premier League goals

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    Liverpool ride their luck Jurgen Klopp admitted Liverpool rode their luck as Sadio Mane escaped a second yellow card before Mohamed Salah struck his 37th goal of the season to grind out a 2-1win at Crystal Palace on Saturday. "Maybe one more goal and game over". "In the first half we did everything right, we defended very well, brought the line up, kept Swansea miles away from our goal, scored, had more chances, we played handsome".
  • WTA Miami: Superb John Isner snaps del Potro's winning run, reaches final

    WTA Miami: Superb John Isner snaps del Potro's winning run, reaches final

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    Del Potro had to save three match points against No. 1 Roger Federer in the BNP Paribas Open final to win his maiden Masters 1000 crown. Isner fired down 18 aces and did not allow Zverev a solitary break in a gripping battle, the 20-year-old German missing out on a third Masters title after suffering a first loss in four meetings with the 14th seed.
  • Anthony Joshua set for big showdown against Parker

    Anthony Joshua set for big showdown against Parker

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    Meanwhile, boxing fans who spoke with our correspondent during the week are of different opinion over Joshua's chances of winning the fight. This is the only the second heavyweight unification title bout between unbeaten fighters, after Mike Tyson against Tony Tucker in 1987.
  • Virat Kohli praised Aiden Markram for his 152 against Australia

    Virat Kohli praised Aiden Markram for his 152 against Australia

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    Since the Australians were found to be tampering with the ball in the last match between the two teams just days ago, captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner have been banned for a year and Lehmann has said he will quit after this last Test of the series.
  • Mourinho pays special tribute to Zlatan after MLS switch

    Mourinho pays special tribute to Zlatan after MLS switch

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    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho shared a genuine sadness over the loss of Zlatan Ibrahimovic from the Premier League and European football as one of the game's most iconic figures. I'm looking forward to our relationship and working together, he could have selected many options but he chose us and I'm very proud of that. ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC has told Sweden he will play for Sweden at the World Cup if he wants to.
  • Stephens' comeback steamrollers Azarenka en route to Miami final

    Stephens' comeback steamrollers Azarenka en route to Miami final

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    One of those matches, an 8-6 third-set defeat to Aliaksandra Sasnovich, left her in tears. "I played extremely well", said Isner, who dropped six of his first eight matches of the year before arriving in Miami . While Stephens looks forward to attempting to win her first WTA Premier Mandatory event, Azarenka admitted she is returning to Los Angeles to continue with legal discussions over the custody of her son, Leo, who was born in December 2016.