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The Egypt worldwide narrowly topped the poll of the 400-strong FWA membership ahead of Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, the margin understood to be less than 20 votes. Salah's contributions alone would incredibly see Liverpool sat in seventh on 53 points and with a goal difference of +4 - four places below their current position, but enough to secure European football.
  • Wizards/Raptors Game 6: Why the Wizards Fell Short

    Wizards/Raptors Game 6: Why the Wizards Fell Short

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    Meanwhile, the Washington Wizards would have thought that they were in control of the series after back-to-back wins at home, but they're now in danger of getting eliminated after letting one slip in Game 5. The guard, a 2009 first-round draft pick, is averaging 5.8 points, 3.8 assists and 2.5 rebounds in 19 minutes per game, and he's made a total of only three turnovers for the Wizards .
  • Baseball roundup: Braves drop Reds to 5-20

    Baseball roundup: Braves drop Reds to 5-20

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    Albies, a 21-year-old who made his debut last August, hit a two-run homer in the fifth for a 4-0 lead and added an RBI double in the ninth. We're guessing an autographed ball and/or bat are headed his way. "He went out and played his game". The Reds dropped to 5-19, matching the 1931 team for the worst 24-game start in club history. Jose Peraza drove home the first run on a fielder's choice, and Joey Votto followed with a three-run homer, his third.
  • Anthony Davis hoping to add to playoff resume vs. Warriors

    Anthony Davis hoping to add to playoff resume vs. Warriors

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    The Warriors are 5-1 ATS in their last six Saturday games. If Steph Curry is in fact healthy for Game 1, the scouting report for the Warriors changes dramatically. However, coach Alvin Gentry looks forward to the matchup. It's been easy to assume the Dubs will cakewalk to the Finals in recent years, but this Pelicans team poses one of the biggest threats they have ever faced.
  • Ingles' Jazz collapse after epic Thunder comeback

    Ingles' Jazz collapse after epic Thunder comeback

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    Ricky Rubio gave respect to the Thunder , led as they were by Westbrook and George, for their storming of the Jazz after it looked as though Utah was on the verge of dropping the hammer on OKC and shoving them off the cliff of playoff elimination.
  • Novak Djokovic loses to world No 140 Martin Klizan

    Novak Djokovic loses to world No 140 Martin Klizan

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    He won the match 6-4, 6-4 in a match that almost lasted two hours. The 16-time Grand Slam champion, who is now working with former world No. 1 Carlos Moya, has said he would love to have Toni back, although he joked that he never asked his uncle to leave.
  • Boston Celtics: 5 Takeaways Celebrating the Boston Three Party

    Boston Celtics: 5 Takeaways Celebrating the Boston Three Party

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    Despite the praise which he has received throughout this season , Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo was mostly a non-threat throughout this game, as he only finished with 16 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists, two steals, two blocks, while shooting a disappointing 5-of-10 from the field.
  • Browns draft: top options for the No. 33 pick

    Browns draft: top options for the No. 33 pick

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    With respect to the sheer number of picks, the Boston Globe reported that the Patriots are in position to trade up as high as into the top 10 of the draft, which begins Thursday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Montreal's Justin Senior, an offensive lineman out of Mississippi State, was a sixth-round selection previous year by the Seattle Seahawks but is now a free agent.
  • Matt Harvey to the bullpen a blessing in serious disguise

    Matt Harvey to the bullpen a blessing in serious disguise

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    After a rough start to the season in the rotation, the New York Mets have demoted right-hander Matt Harvey to the bullpen. In his 15.2 innings and 1-1 mark this season, Newcomb has put up a 4.02 ERA with 22 Ks and eight walks. a team with a home winning % of greater than.600, 7-3 in their last 10 games vs. a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30 and 4-0 in deGrom's last 4 starts with 4 days of rest.
  • Kris Bryant: HBP in head Sunday

    Kris Bryant: HBP in head Sunday

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    For the Rockies , who fell to 3-6 at home in front of a sellout crowd of 48,137, it was a messy affair. He slashed.295/.409/.537 with 29 home runs and 73 RBI in 2017 and has followed up with a.319 average and 11 RBI in 18 games of 2018. Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant avoided potentially serious injury despite being hit in the head with a 96mph fastball. It appears the 26-year-old star may have suffered no more than a laceration above his eye.
  • Boston Celtics: Did the Bucks find something with Thon Maker?

    Boston Celtics: Did the Bucks find something with Thon Maker?

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    Al Horford scored 16 for the Celtics, who fell behind by 23 at halftime and got no closer than 76-62 with 3:06 left in the third quarter on Jayson Tatum's 3-pointer. ET on Sunday in Milwaukee . Backup center Thon Maker scored 14 points and blocked five shots. Delly knows what it takes to come off the bench or start.
  • Pelicans' Anthony Davis joins four Hall of Famers on elite list

    Pelicans' Anthony Davis joins four Hall of Famers on elite list

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    The Pelicans are playing just fine without him and one of the reasons why is Anthony Davis . Game 4 will tip off at 4:00. Holiday has also been brilliant defensively, particularly when tasked with guarding Damian Lillard . Rajon Rondo had 16 points and 11 assists while Jrue Holiday added 16 points and seven boards. " Every guy in the (locker room) would tell you he's the backbone of our team", Gentry said.
  • Taulia Tagovailoa, younger brother of Tua Tagovailoa, commits to Alabama

    Taulia Tagovailoa, younger brother of Tua Tagovailoa, commits to Alabama

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    Coach Saban however claims that he is not dissapointed in Hurt's performance but instead he feels that today's game was more of a testament to the starting defense and lack of protection. There was redshirt freshman quarterback Mac Jones , who lit up the stat chart for the Crimson Team with a 23-of-35 passing day that included two touchdowns.
  • Watch Amir Khan destroy Phil Lo Greco in just 40 seconds

    Watch Amir Khan destroy Phil Lo Greco in just 40 seconds

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    Returning in Liverpool and boxing in the United Kingdom for the first time in five years, Bolton's Khan made a statement that the touted "King Khan " is back. I wanna sell out arenas and stadiums. This victory will increase speculation that Khan and Kell Brook will finally go head-to-head later this year.
  • Golden State Warriors at San Antonio Spurs Odds Preview 04/19/18

    Golden State Warriors at San Antonio Spurs Odds Preview 04/19/18

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    The Golden State Warriors won both of their home games and lead the series 2-0. Aldridge elevated his performance by grabbing 12 rebounds and scoring a game-high 34 points. As they head on the road it will be interesting to see how The Golden State Warriors cope with the coming decline in three point shooting percentage.
  • Kirby Smart to join Roquan Smith at National Football League draft next week

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    With so many picks in the second round, Cleveland could then trade back up into the first round to get either Mason Rudolph or Lamar Jackson , who could become the best two quarterbacks in this draft. Those two first-round picks will be the cornerstone of this draft and could produce a combination of players that, in theory, should be a key part of the Browns' future for years to come.
  • Cross-check lands Winnipeg's Josh Morrissey with one-game suspension

    Cross-check lands Winnipeg's Josh Morrissey with one-game suspension

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    No penalty was called on Morrissey, who went on to help set up Mark Scheifele's game-winning goal while making numerous strong defensive plays in the 2-0 victory that put the Jets up 3-1 in the best-of-seven series. "You're not chasing the game". "Well, it's warranted", Minnesota coach Bruce Bourdreu said. "There's a penalty there [but] no intent", he conceded in a scrum with reporters.
  • Indiana Pacers: 3 takeaways from Game 2 vs. Cavaliers

    Indiana Pacers: 3 takeaways from Game 2 vs. Cavaliers

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    He scored the first 13 points of the game, and the first 16 points for the Cavaliers . "What I told those guys is, just your first playoff experience, just play hard and compete", Lue said before Game 1. But James was his unstoppable self again, and there wasn't a whole lot the Pacers could do about him in the first half. Green failed to dent within the opener mainly because Korver dealt with a sore right foot and Hood begun.
  • Eagles-Jaguars London tilt set for Week 8

    Eagles-Jaguars London tilt set for Week 8

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    According to reports , the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles will host the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday, September 6 to kickoff the 2018 National Football League season. The two teams met in the famous Wembley Stadium in England as the first game played on worldwide soil. The next week, the Bucs would play host to the Steelers on Monday night, September 24.
  • Looks Like There's Room For Dez Bryant On The Giants Now

    Looks Like There's Room For Dez Bryant On The Giants Now

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    The Giants have released veteran wide receiver Brandon Marshall with a failed physical designation, general manager Dave Gettleman confirmed at the team's draft press conference Thursday afternoon. Marshall might actually make some sense, though, considering the team pursued him just last offseason. But for the first time, an NFC East team has shown interest in Bryant.
  • Sixers' Joel Embiid doubtful to play In Game 3 vs. Heat

    Sixers' Joel Embiid doubtful to play In Game 3 vs. Heat

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    Miami made the first adjustment after opening with a 130-103 loss to the Sixers on Saturday. The Sixers were 7-for-36 from three-point range (19.4%) in Game 2. Erik Spoelstra used a combination of players to harass Simmons the length of the court for the entire game. With two full days off for the Sixers prior to Game 3 in Miami , here are three major takeaways from Game 2.
  • What Americans Really Think About Taxes

    What Americans Really Think About Taxes

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    Happy Tax Day! Ok, so maybe you're not actively celebrating the IRS deadline, but Americans are now less likely than at any time since 2012 to say that the federal income taxes they pay are too high, according to Gallup. Highlighting the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Trump signed into law previous year, the White House called Tuesday the "last "Tax Day" under the old system".
  • Blue Jays-Ice Storm,2nd Ld-Writethru

    Blue Jays-Ice Storm,2nd Ld-Writethru

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    The doubleheader between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Kansas City Royals is scheduled to go ahead as planned. They now have a doubleheader against the Royals on Tuesday, which will be their first action in four days. It was supposed so start last season in Grande Prairie, but due to a venue change, the St. Joe's Celtic Rugby Sevens Tournament was postponed until this weekend.
  • Dez Bryant follows several Texans on Instagram, intrigue builds

    Dez Bryant follows several Texans on Instagram, intrigue builds

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    If the Jacksonville Jaguars acquire another wide receiver this month, it's unlikely it will be current free agent Dez Bryant, according to Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union. It appears, however, that none of the other teams in the NFC East are interested in acquiring Bryant. The Ravens already have signed receivers Michael Crabtree and John Brown this offseason but they might not be finished adding to quarterback Joe Flacco's arsenal of wideouts.
  • Monte Carlo Masters preview and prediction: Clay court season begins in earnest

    Monte Carlo Masters preview and prediction: Clay court season begins in earnest

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    He said that a couple of days ago - and I thought he would play Roland Garros. "I'm pleased about the easy win today, because a first match is always a special moment", he added. But due to a troublesome leg injury, he hasn't played since retiring from his quarterfinal with Marin Cilic at the Australian Open . After significant rest during the second half of previous year and a medical procedure in February, Djokovic spoke confidently of being pain-free - at long last.
  • Antonio Conte says Chelsea players must show pride for badge

    Antonio Conte says Chelsea players must show pride for badge

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    Chelsea were not finished though, and scored their third three minutes later when Giroud stroked a loose ball into the bottom corner to break Southampton hearts. They dominated the first half and went ahead in the 22nd minute when captain Vincent Kompany's long pass released Jesus to score in clinical fashion.
  • Mo Salah Would Prefer Champions League Win Over Golden Boot

    Mo Salah Would Prefer Champions League Win Over Golden Boot

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    Salah, who has scored 33 goals across 57 caps for Egypt , will next be in action for Liverpool when they take on the Premier League's bottom-place club West Brom at the Hawthorns in Saturday's early kick-off. " I don't want to say anything about that! " . "He could have had a few today but he kept going and kept going and got his goal in the end". "I was afraid that Salah might fail at Liverpool , but I think he is ready to jump to the next level".
  • Commonwealth Games: Gold Coast bids adieu with colourful ceremony

    Commonwealth Games: Gold Coast bids adieu with colourful ceremony

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    It hasn't really lived up to expectations", Zempilas fired away (a full transcript of their comments is in today's West Australian ). And to all the people cheering and supporting me, I want to say you are all well appreciated. Usain Bolt and Commonwealth Games mascot Borobi the blue koala on stage during the Closing Ceremony for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Commonwealth Games chairman Peter Beattie admitted in the aftermath of the event, which saw most of the athletes leave before ...
  • 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.