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Maybe we didn't play the way we wanted to play and our performance wasn't right but most important was the three points. "It will be a very successful season if we finish in top four". While a top-four place is the primary objective, Tottenham could even move up to third if they win their game in hand over Liverpool . Overhauling Salah looks a tough job, but Kane finished last season with eight goals in his final three games and he is hoping for a repeat, despite looking sluggish in ...
  • Zlatan rules out playing in World Cup, says Swedish FA

    Zlatan rules out playing in World Cup, says Swedish FA

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    Without him, the team is left with John Guidetti and his one career Sweden goal, two guys over 30 that aren't world beaters in Marcus Berg and Ola Toivonen and a bunch of unproven players. "I think Sweden is favourite to win the World Cup because they are better without Zlatan". "I'm going to the World Cup , yes". Speculation about the 36-year-old, who retired from the national team after the 2016 European Championships in France, has been red-hot in recent weeks following his ...
  • Old Trafford to host Pak-India WC clash

    Old Trafford to host Pak-India WC clash

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    The International Cricket Council released the full fixture schedule for its showpiece men's one-day international tournament on Wednesday. This World Cup, which has been scaled back to the dismay of many nations outside the Test elite, is similar to the eight-team 2017 Champions Trophy one-day global tournament in England and Wales won by Pakistan.
  • Westbrook fined $10000 for altercation with Gobert

    Westbrook fined $10000 for altercation with Gobert

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    The game was tight all the way through, but the Raptors outscored the Wizards by nine points in the fourth quarter. The Wizards fought for most of this game but were unable to pull away when it mattered most. Through two and a half quarters, this series looked over. How did suspense suddenly creep into a series in which the Jazz controlled and held in their overachieving hands? They weren't thrilled.
  • Police arrest 2 on suspicion of attempted murder before Liverpool-Roma game

    Police arrest 2 on suspicion of attempted murder before Liverpool-Roma game

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    There was no escape for Roma 11 minutes after half-time either, Salah scampering down the right and squaring for Mané to roll in the third. Salah has been at the heart of it all, so much so that despite the fact he has faced 25 different opponents since joining in the summer - there is only one club that Salah hasn't scored or at least provided an assist against.
  • Bucks putting on shooting clinic rarely seen in playoffs

    Bucks putting on shooting clinic rarely seen in playoffs

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    But the Bucks charged back with a 17-5 run to get within 61-57 with 3:44 left in the third before free throws from Horford and Smart pushed the lead back to eight and a Brown 3-pointer made it a 7-0 run with 2:24 left in the third. Prior to Game 1, Brown did his best to prepare Tatum for what was to come, but nothing compares to the actual experience. Hit some very tough shots and had a lot of timely plays.
  • Penguins vs. Flyers: Game 6 Prediction, NHL Playoffs

    Penguins vs. Flyers: Game 6 Prediction, NHL Playoffs

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    They still trail 3-2 heading into Game 6 on Sunday but counterpunched effectively against the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions. "Like I said before, a lot of his records aren't going to be touched", Crosby told reporters. Pittsburgh has gotten there by developing a killer instinct under head coach Mike Sullivan that it lacked at times before his arrival in December, 2015.
  • Sports Minister Xasa 'Appalled' By Moses Mabhida Stadium Chaos

    Sports Minister Xasa 'Appalled' By Moses Mabhida Stadium Chaos

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    South African Police Services spokeswoman Nqobile Gwala said on Sunday that two people were arrested following the riot. Kaizer Chiefs's Vino Maphosa says that while they will be launching a probe into the riot internally, the police are definitely investigating the assault of a security guard on the field.
  • Jan Oblak casts doubt on Atletico Madrid future

    Jan Oblak casts doubt on Atletico Madrid future

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    Atletico Madrid star Jan Oblak has discussed his future amid speculation that Liverpool are interested in signing him. "Any worker is exhausted at this point". Neville also reflected on Manchester City's 5-0 over Swansea and he was full of praise for Kevin De Bruyne, calling him a hybrid between Paul Scholes and David Beckham.
  • City's Sane named PFA Young Player of the Year

    City's Sane named PFA Young Player of the Year

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    The Egyptian forward beat off competition from Tottenham's Harry Kane , Manchester United's David de Gea and Manchester City duo Kevin de Bruyne and David Silva to scoop the prestigious award in a vote by his fellow players. There could be more of those honours to follow, while the 25-year-old can be expected to clean up at Liverpool's end of season awards. The wide attacker now has three games and four goals left to try and secure the all-time Premier League goals in a single ...
  • Record-breaking Manchester City keep foot on accelerator

    Record-breaking Manchester City keep foot on accelerator

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    David Silva, Raheem Sterling , Kevin De Bruyne , Bernardo Silva and Gabriel Jesus all scored as City exhibited no signs of relenting in the first match since their title triumph was confirmed. We want to try and play good. "In football you have to play for something". Its a combined Premier League and FA Cup edition of Extra Time! "The performance is the most important thing but the numbers are the numbers".
  • London stay was crucial to FA Cup Wembley win - Mourinho

    London stay was crucial to FA Cup Wembley win - Mourinho

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    Spurs' wait for silverware continues: Tottenham Hotspur unquestionably have one of the most talent squads across Europe, but their failure to deliver trophies may disintegrate the side sooner rather than later. Mourinho will get an opportunity to build a team to his wishes, as it will be his third season at the club. Was this collapse, then, more mental than physical or tactical, borne out of a grim sense of deja vu? Heading into the semi-final showdown with Southampton the French ...
  • Red Devils, Spurs battle for FA Cup final

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    For both sides, the FA Cup remains their sole hope of winning any silverware this season and they are unlikely to settle for scraps on Saturday night. "To win a trophy when you face a side like Manchester United , Chelsea or Manchester City is not easy". "And it will be a fourth final in three years".
  • Jose to Spurs: Wembley sojourn won't save you

    Jose to Spurs: Wembley sojourn won't save you

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    He has 12 goals in 11 FA Cup games and has scored in every round this season. Saturday's semi-final is hugely important for both clubs and their managers because this competition is their last chance of silverware this season, but their aspirations and ambitions are very different.
  • Mookie Betts hits three home runs in return

    Mookie Betts hits three home runs in return

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    He allowed three runs on four hits. Here's how much all the wintry weather has wreaked havoc with the major league schedule early this season: Even though the Toronto Blue Jays play in a dome, their game against Kansas City was postponed Monday night after chunks of ice crashed down from the nearby CN Tower and punctured the roof at Rogers Centre.
  • Giants select Saquon Barkley in Albert Breer's mock draft 4.0

    Giants select Saquon Barkley in Albert Breer's mock draft 4.0

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    The NFL Draft will be filled with potential franchise quarterbacks, and its possible the Giants take Manning's successor. And how do they have answers? This is neither a list of the best players in the draft overall, nor guys I consider the best at each position .
  • Beyoncé's Historic Coachella Performance Has Fans Singing the Praises of 'Beychella'

    Beyoncé's Historic Coachella Performance Has Fans Singing the Praises of 'Beychella'

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    The star's performance was dubbed "legendary". Bey was originally slated to headline Coachella previous year but she dropped out on her doctor's advise after addressing her pregnancy with twins, Lady Gaga then took her place. "Thank you for allowing me to be the first black woman to headline Coachella", she exclaimed while bringing Sasha Fierce back to life. Fans went wild as Beyonce and Destiny's Child went through hit after hit for almost two hours.
  • Patrik Laine plays air-violin after burying Wild in Game 2

    Patrik Laine plays air-violin after burying Wild in Game 2

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    The Minnesota Wild fell into a 2-0 deficit on the road in their first round series with the Winnipeg Jets . "Yeah", Hellebuyck said when asked if he was disappointed in not posting a shutout. The veteran goaltender has stopped 76 of 83 shots between Game 1 and Game 2. Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien threw two big hits nine seconds apart, the first on Wild forward Mikael Granlund in front of the Winnipeg bench, the second a slam that rocked Koivu into the boards behind Hellebuyck.
  • Bills' Richie Incognito says he's retiring because of health issues

    Bills' Richie Incognito says he's retiring because of health issues

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    The announcement came after Incognito revealed his intention to retire through a series of tweets and comments made to several publications throughout the morning. Plus, it appears that Incognito's body is kind of falling apart after 12 seasons in the NFL . For now, Richie Incognito's career is over. That launched an inquiry that lasted months by NFL-appointed investigator Ted Wells, who determined that Pouncey, Incognito and Jerry engaged in a pattern of abuse.
  • Valverde Happy To Keep Recovering Messi Busy After Leganes Hat-Trick

    Valverde Happy To Keep Recovering Messi Busy After Leganes Hat-Trick

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    Aspas made it 2-0 after 57 minutes before netting his second three minutes later. Messi opened the scoring with a fine free-kick, struck his second before half-time and sealed the win in the closing stages with his 39th goal of the season in all competitions after Nabil El Zhar had pulled one back.
  • Roma shock Barcelona to join list of greatest Champions League comebacks

    Roma shock Barcelona to join list of greatest Champions League comebacks

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    With a three-goal deficit to make up from the first leg, City needed an early goal to give them hope and they got exactly that, taking the lead in the second minute. Goal scorer Dzeko, who had been a January target of several clubs including Chelsea, said he was surprised to see Barcelona struggle so mightily, but added that it was Roma's ability to take the game to Ernesto Valverde's team that resulted in their lacklustre display.
  • Hamilton: Ferrari dominance proof Mercedes doesn't have 'party mode'

    Hamilton: Ferrari dominance proof Mercedes doesn't have 'party mode'

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    Ferrari have upset the form book by being the quickest package during the weekend. Despite his best efforts to chase the German down, it was Ferrari on the top step of the podium for the second successive year. "I guess it ultimately proves everyone who said we had a party mode in the last race wrong", he said. "It was a bit unfortunate", Verstappen said of the crash.
  • Arrest Warrant Issued For Conor McGregor After Barclays Incident

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    Nurmagomedov will now face featherweight champion Holloway, with the victor claiming McGregor's crown and the interim belt becoming null and void when a new champion is decided. "This is the most disgusting thing that has ever happened in the history of the company ". He added: "There is a warrant out for Conor McGregor's arrest, they're looking for him right now".
  • Fraud rap for cryptocurrency promoted by DJ Khaled, Floyd Mayweather

    Fraud rap for cryptocurrency promoted by DJ Khaled, Floyd Mayweather

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    Their names are Sohrab "Sam" Sharma and Robert Farkas - and they lied to investors about having relationships with Visa and Mastercard , which was the whole appeal of the fake platform (the idea was that you could pay anywhere with crypto on these cards that DJ Khaled and Mayweather had).
  • NCAA TOURNAMENT: Michigan pushes past Loyola to reach championship game

    NCAA TOURNAMENT: Michigan pushes past Loyola to reach championship game

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    Loyola of Chicago team chaplain Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt addressed several topics in a press conference Friday before the Ramblers' Final Four clash with MI on Saturday. LSU lost to Louisville, the eventual champion, 88-77. "They believed, they wanted to advance". The Chicago native was a good outside shooter who played bigger than his 6-foot-6 size.