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Liverpool focused on two Premier League 'semi-finals' - Klopp

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte insists that he can not be sure whether it is the right time to face Liverpool , but has asked his side to be ready to fight. I have a lot of responsibility [already]. if you put this I'm in trouble! "We're talking about a player with specific characteristics, good technique, very fast". Read More »

Manchester City celebrate title win in Italy

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His Wembley screamer and stunning solo goal against Aston Villa will forever be etched in the memory of Manchester City fans, who will give him one hell a send off in his last home game against Brighton next Wednesday. "I think here (the CFA) is the best (facility) in the world. we have absolutely everything", Pep declared. Meanwhile, Guardiola said he is still in no rush to wrap up his own contract talks. Read More »

European Leagues chief urges UEFA panel to oppose new Federation Internationale de Football Association competitions

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On May 16, UEFA's strategy council - including leaders of European national federations, clubs, leagues and players' union FIFPro - will meet in France during the FIFA consultation period. "You are working to make this World Cup the best World Cup ever", Infantino told Putin during a nationally televised meeting. It also wants to introduce a new global Nations League based on the format of Uefa's Nations League, which commences after the World Cup later this year. Read More »

Breakfast Buzz: The Kentucky Derby Starts Saturday

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Promises Fulfilled (30/1) 4. He has raced only at Santa Anita, never against more than six opponents and never had dirt kicked in his face. Justify didn't race as a two-year-old, and no horse has won the Derby after taking a year off since Apollo accomplished the feat in 1882. Read More »

Game 4 preview: Lightning look to take commanding lead over Bruins

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At 2-1, the series is still very much up in the air and can change shape in a hurry. Palat flung it by goalie Tuukka Rask , who didn't have much of a chance on the play. Braden Holtby has held his own against Matt Murray in net, and Alex Ovechkin is playing as though he wants to prove he's as clutch a player as Sidney Crosby is. Read More »

Bellew vs Haye 2 - London Donnybrook Expected

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This time around it may not be as controversial. There's going to be no rematch this time, your career is over. This time, with so much riding on the outcome, in addition to wanting to prove that the first fight was a fluke, one must believe Haye will bring his A-game, or at least what remains of it. Read More »

Tiger Woods trails by six after putting woes at Quail Hollow

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The Wells Fargo Championship has traditionally been held at Quail Hollow since 2003, but was moved to Eagle Point in Wilmington, N.C., in 2017 as Quail Hollow prepared for the season's final major. Lowry comes into the tournament fresh from a solid outing alongside fellow Irishman Padraig Harrington in the unique Zurich Classic two-man team event last week . Read More »

Wenger reacts to Arsenal's painful exit from Europa League

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Costa's goal from Antoine Griezmann's assist just before the break was enough to progress against an Arsenal team which had a lot of the ball but created few chances. 'We wanted to do it for him, had an fantastic carrer, wanted to try our best for him to finish on the top, adds more to our disappointment. "There is a loyalty here that is very hard to find". Read More »

Watch Tiger Woods pour in back-to-back birdie putts

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That, and a score good enough to keep him in contention. Tiger Woods struggled to adjust to slow greens as he slipped six strokes behind American leader John Peterson in the opening round of the Wells Fargo Championship in North Carolina on Thursday. Read More »

Cowboys' Jason Witten retiring, heading to ESPN

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Witten effectively traded in the roughly $1.75 million he was set to make this year for a reported $4.5 million offer to call games from a booth on ESPN's Monday Night Football . What Witten did on the field was a dream individual career, especially at a position that tended to fly under the radar everywhere except places like New England or San Diego, and, of course, Dallas. Read More »

Liverpool assistant manager Zeljko Buvac to take time away from club

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However, Liverpool quickly moved to deny those reports early on Monday, saying that while Buvac would be absent for the rest of the season, it was due to personal reasons. Pravda BL (via Sport Witness ) have run an exclusive story claiming everything is in place for Buvac to become manager at The Emirates, contradicting word from Liverpool that his temporary absence will not affect his status as an employee at the club. Read More »

Jazz's Mitchell: Decision to dunk happened midair

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As long as Game 1's issues are corrected, the Rockets should be halfway to the West final by Wednesday's end. It took him until close to half time for him to score his first bucket of the game! The Houston bench only accounted for 13 combined points in their series opening victory. Read More »

Stars To Name Jim Montgomery Head Coach

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In a text message to The Denver Post, Montgomery said he will withhold public comment until Friday, when the Stars are expected to have a news conference in Dallas to introduce him as the replacement for Ken Hitchcock . It was that coach of the year and national title-winning campaign in 2016-17, too, that catapulted Montgomery into the NHL coaching mix last season. Read More »

'Longshot' Cowboys will trade for Earl Thomas

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He added 19 catches, 135 yards, and 2 touchdowns through the air. The Bozeman native's shining moment came against the Montana Grizzlies in September of 2017. Prosise, who has struggled to stay healthy throughout his brief career. Seattle now list three tight ends on their roster - Ed Dickson, Nick Vannett and Tyrone Swoopes. Read More »

Giants reportedly tried to move Ereck Flowers during NFL Draft

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Flowers has yet to attend the team's voluntary offseason workout program, though he has been training at his home in Florida. It has become a jumbled situation that was only further emphasized after the team made a decision to ink former New England Patriots left tackle Nate Solder to a deal via free agency this offseason. Read More »

Rozier, Tatum lift Celtics past 76ers, 117-101

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As well as the young pair, veteran Al Horford was enormous on the night as he posted 26 points on a hugely efficient 10-of-12 from the field, as well as adding seven rebounds and four steals. Marco Belinelli was the standout off the bench for the Sixers , only scoring 11 points in 28 minutes. Sure, his stat line is fine - 18 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists in 42 minutes - but this was not one of his better games. Read More »

Red Sox starter Sale no stranger to Royals

Mitch Moreland added a two-run homer and had three hits. According to oddsmakers at YouWager , the Red Sox are the clear favorite at home, as they are getting odds of -270 to win. The Royals' Mike Moustakas was removed from Monday night's game against the Red Sox at Fenway Park after he was hit by a pitch in the first inning. Read More »

Frank Lampard thinks Steven Gerrard will 'flourish' at Rangers

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Steven Gerrard has been working as a television pundit alongside his role as a youth coach at Liverpool . However, on his return to the United Kingdom, the former England captain plans to meet once more with the Rangers hierarchy. At the moment, they are three points adrift of the Pittodrie team and level on 65 with a better goal difference over the Edinburgh side. The 43-year-old took over from Pedro Caixinha in October 2017 after the Portuguese boss failed to live up to expectations. Read More »

Stephen Curry rejoins Golden State Warriors for Game 2

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They did so without the help of two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry , who missed his 15th game in a row due to a Grade 2 MCL sprain in his left knee. With AP Photos.Stephen Curry is expected to return from a left knee injury to play in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals against New Orleans. Read More »

Buddha Purnima is being celebrated today with religious fervour

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To mark the occasion, Nepal government organised a special event in holy land Lumbini , located in the western part of the country, amid the presence of President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister K.P. Countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, China are among important centers of Buddhism, globally. Meanwhile, the temple town of Bodh Gaya, the birthplace of Buddha, has been decked up for a two-day Buddha Jayanti . Read More »

Vettel goes back to Baku with a hard-learned lesson

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While Mercedes have struggled to get the most out of the vehicle during the first few races this season, Verstappen expects a retaliation from their rivals. However, in a moment of madness under the safety auto, the German drove his Ferrari into the side of title rival Lewis Hamilton , who went on to claim the drivers' crown as Vettel topped the podium in just two more races. Read More »

F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix kicks off in Baku

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The most exciting race of a year ago, with the safety auto driver kept busy, had been the most boring on its debut a season earlier. "I want to be part of this journey where Mercedes are the most successful Formula One team in history". Read More »

NFL Draft Day 2: Steelers Snag A Pair Of Cowboys

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But so much of how the Steelers' 2018 draft is perceived in future years will hinge on what happens with Mason Rudolph . The Steelers had been mentioned as a team that had interest in Rudolph for months, with some projections suggesting they could select the quarterback as early as the first round. Read More »

Stanley Cup Playoffs 2018: Golden Knights vs

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The game averaged 830,000 viewers with a peak of 1.1 millon, that's up 47% vs comparable game a year ago and the best late-night Round Two Game 1 since 2010, excluding Blackhawks games. "It was a great game for us, obviously we played a full 60 minutes and that's what you want from your team in the playoffs", Vegas coach Gerard Gallant said. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton wins Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku

Bottas, who had yet to pit up until that point, inherited the lead as Vettel and Hamilton behind him also took on new tyres for a four-lap dash to the flag. It finally came to a head on lap 40, when Ricciardo attempted to pass Verstappen down the inside but only succeeded in colliding with the back of the Dutchman's auto, putting both drivers out of the race. Read More »