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They are on course to break records and in doing so have played a brand of football so good that they are being compared to some of the best sides in Premier League history. If you read what the people say this week we have to improve. Were the susceptible to losing their heads, after losing a lead to both Liverpool and Manchester United , and seeing their exit from the Champions League seemingly decided by a quick flurry of goals? Here's what pundits, managers and players have ...
  • Southampton 2-3 Chelsea: Three match takeaways

    Southampton 2-3 Chelsea: Three match takeaways

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    However, he also credited their recovery, as Olivier Giroud's brace sandwiched a goal from Eden Hazard to complete the comeback and secure Chelsea three points to keep them in the hunt for the top four. But Antonio Conte would throw on Olivier Giroud in place of Alvaro Morata , and the Frenchman set things in motion with a remarkable header to halve the Saints' lead.
  • Colon throwing flawless game vs. Astros through 7 innings

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    He was embraced by teammates and coaches upon returning to the dugout. In the third inning, Colon struck out Marwin Gonzalez and Derek Fisher to keep his flawless game bid alive. Correa ended up coming around to score to tie the game at 1-1, and Colon left after 7⅔ innings and 96 pitches while lowering his ERA on the season to 1.45.
  • Mourinho Speaks On West Brom Loss

    Mourinho Speaks On West Brom Loss

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    But Jose Mourinho's men still ended up handing the trophy to City with a lacklustre display against bottom of the table Albion, who had won only three times in the league this season before this weekend. Last not 20 years ago, it was three. "You do not win titles with inconsistency, you win with quality". You need consistency at every level. Everything must be consistent until the last day.
  • R. Lee Ermey, 'Full Metal Jacket' star, dead at 74

    R. Lee Ermey, 'Full Metal Jacket' star, dead at 74

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    Born Ronald Lee Ermey in 1944, Ermey served 11 years in the Marine Corps and spent 14 months in Vietnam and then in Okinawa, Japan, where he became staff sergeant. I had one thing unsavory to say concerning the president's administration, and although I did vote for him the primary time round, I used to be blackballed ".
  • EPL: Giroud helps Chelsea secure comeback win over Southampton

    EPL: Giroud helps Chelsea secure comeback win over Southampton

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    It looks increasingly likely that the Blues will miss out on a top four finish and have to settle for a place in the Europa League for next season. Southampton went agonisingly close to a second just after the restart - Long catching Chelsea on the break and seeing his effort tipped over by a desperate Courtois.
  • Now let's win it again: Kompany sets City new title target

    Now let's win it again: Kompany sets City new title target

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    Jay Rodriguez's second half header for bottom of the table Albion sparked wild celebrations among City players and fans across Manchester. Word quickly got around through social media and City fans queued outside a venue still advertising United's televised clash with the Baggies in a bid to join fellow supporters inside, where the players were seen belting out Oasis' Wonderwall and being serenaded by supporters expressing their delight and gratitude.
  • NBA Playoffs: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Indiana Pacers Preview And Prediction

    NBA Playoffs: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Indiana Pacers Preview And Prediction

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    The incomparable, 33-year old James has owned the conference for what seems like forever. The Pacers were one of the biggest surprises of the season, jumping from 42 to 48 wins after trading face of the franchise Paul George last summer. Those Pacers, though, didn't have Oladipo ( 32 points ) or the balance of this Indy squad, which may lack experience but not confidence. That surge started with two J.R.
  • "We are all them": Canadians to wear jerseys for Humboldt

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    It didn't matter whether it still fit, what team it was, what shape it was in, or even if it was a hockey jersey. Aside from wearing jerseys, the Bridgewood students also made artwork for a commemorative wall in their school's lobby. "They understand. My oldest is 11, so he very well comprehends what tragedy is", Opperman says. Just over 24 hours later, the Bruins stood in a circle around centre ice with the Nipawin Hawks for a moment of silence before Game 1 of the Saskatchewan Junior ...
  • Yankees-Tigers DH opener postponed

    Yankees-Tigers DH opener postponed

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    The games will be made up in a split doubleheader on June 4. The Tigers have a scheduled off day on Monday and then will start a three-game home series against the Baltimore Orioles. Saturday's game against the New York Yankees at Comerica Park was postponed because of heavy rains that are expected to stay in the area throughout the day.
  • Man City crowned 2017-18 Premier League champions

    Man City crowned 2017-18 Premier League champions

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    They can surpass Chelsea's Premier League record of 30 (2016-17) by winning three of their remaining five fixtures. He would have been as surprised as everyone else that the title, seemingly a foregone conclusion for months, was rubber-stamped in such unusual circumstances.
  • Gronk won't be at start of Patriots' offseason program, still weighing future

    Gronk won't be at start of Patriots' offseason program, still weighing future

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    There is no certainty that means that he is leaning toward coming back, but it at least means that the Patriots have been kept abreast of what Gronkowski is going through. As Bill Belichick noted during Friday's press conference, some players have "other commitments" that will interfere with their participation at the beginning of the offseason program.
  • Eastern Ghouta completely liberates - Syrian Army

    Eastern Ghouta completely liberates - Syrian Army

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    Jaish al-Islam is the group that controlled Douma, the main city in eastern Ghouta and the last area in the onetime rebel enclave that regime and allied forces have not fully retaken. In its statement, the army said the bomb squad started inspecting squares and streets to remove roadside bombs left by the militants in that area, preparing for other army units to secure the area for the return of the families to their homes.
  • Delhi Daredevils beat Mumbai Indians by seven wickets in IPL match

    Delhi Daredevils beat Mumbai Indians by seven wickets in IPL match

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    Wriddhiman Saha departed after a 24-run cameo at the top, Shikhar Dhawan perished to Sunil Narine's first ball, while Pandey was trapped in front by Kuldeep Yadav before Williamson and Shakib added 59 runs for the fourth wicket. Besides all this, DD will be more under pressure as they will be playing this match at MI's home Wankhede Stadium and going by the numbers in past, Mumbai holds upper hand both in terms overall head to head clash and at their home venue as well.
  • Premier League title will mean more than Champions League, says Guardiola

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    But Pep Guardiola's men beat Tottenham yesterday and knew they would claim top-flight glory if West Brom pulled off an unlikely victory at Old Trafford today . Lloris palmed Jesus's shot to Sterling and the winger drilled into the roof of the net to leave City fans singing "we're going to win the league".
  • Celtic en route to Scottish treble after Rangers rout in Cup semis

    Celtic en route to Scottish treble after Rangers rout in Cup semis

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    Celtic beat Motherwell in the Betfred Cup final in November and will meet the Fir Park side again in the showpiece finale on May 19. As for the remarks by King, which were interpreted widely as an indication that the Ibrox board will not extend Murty's period as interim manager beyond the summer, he said: "I haven't had a conversation with the chairman".
  • Porzingis says he's staying out of Knicks' coaching search

    Porzingis says he's staying out of Knicks' coaching search

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    They're going to do their part and I'm going to do my part". The news of KP's injury sent shockwaves not only through NY but throughout the basketball world, as one of the league's brightest young stars would be forced to make a lengthy and tedious recovery - one that doesn't always guarantee a successful return.
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    Zidane: "It's an embarrassment that people are talking about a robbery"

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    Real Madrid , on the other hand, has had a similarly disappointing league season, although in completely different ways than Malaga . That has to stop. "I think they are an even better team this season than last", Zidane said. Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos was badly missed against Juventus as he was suspended, but he should return alongside Raphael Varane in the heart of the visitors' defence.
  • Champions League draw: Liverpool to face Roma in semi-finals

    Champions League draw: Liverpool to face Roma in semi-finals

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    It had been Salah's rival for the top scorer accolade Harry Kane who was getting pelters for being greedy last week after Spurs' appeal to the Premier League to take a goal off Christian Eriksen and give it to Kane. "We always start talking after a year". "He didn't look today like he doesn't want to score in the next few games". Weeks ago, I said to Mo after a game, "that's a situation where you have to pass" and sometimes it's so obvious that he knows it of course.
  • Newcastle claim massive win over Arsenal

    Newcastle claim massive win over Arsenal

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    Arsene Wenger believes the Premier League is "behind the rest of the world" following the decision not to implement VAR in next season's top flight. Calum Chambers had a great chance to restore the Gunners' lead before the break in very similar fashion to Lacazette's finish, but the full-back could only clip the outside of the right-hand post after stretching to meet Mustafi's header across the box.
  • Ander Herrera: I don't know if I'll renew my Man Utd contract

    Ander Herrera: I don't know if I'll renew my Man Utd contract

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    The signings David Moyes and Louis Van Gaal made were not Man United signings. van Gaal did well to win the FA Cup but United were deteriorating in the league. "But he has to go for that stability and to go for that stability, the first thing is stability at training level, stability during the working week".
  • Bayern rout Monchengladbach 5-1 in Bundesliga action

    Bayern rout Monchengladbach 5-1 in Bundesliga action

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    They will face Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals and meet Hamburg in the last four of the German Cup. Without doubt the biggest losers of the managerial appointment, Eintracht Frankfurt have lost a promising manager that had transformed the club in a two-year spell.
  • United suffer shock loss to West Brom, hand title to City

    United suffer shock loss to West Brom, hand title to City

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    Jose Mourinho's side had prevented their neighbours winning the title with a stirring comeback last weekend, but an unlikely defeat to the Baggies secured a third Premier League title for their cross-city rivals. West Brom on the other hand head to Old Trafford knowing it's only a matter of time before their relegation to the Championship is confirmed after a disastrous campaign.
  • Why Chelsea defender Rudiger has been frozen out by manager Conte

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    The Blues eventually came from 2-0 down to claim the three points, with relegation-threatened Southampton's misery being compounded by the fact Alonso assisted the Chelsea opener. "He scored but we changed something in the second half and the difference was the approach, the spirit and the will to fight and try not to lose another game".
  • Real Madrid Played Their Get Out Of Jail Card Against Juventus

    Real Madrid Played Their Get Out Of Jail Card Against Juventus

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    Nevertheless, Liverpool have arguably played the most consistent football of any team in the competition this year, and had Real Madrid not been crowned champions the last two years in a row, you would have to fancy the Merseysiders as favourites for the trophy.
  • Eagles' Daryl Worley arrested, tased: Here are the details

    Eagles' Daryl Worley arrested, tased: Here are the details

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    The Eagles on Sunday confirmed Worley's arrest and issued a statement that read, "We are in the process of gathering more information about Daryl Worley's arrest this morning". Worley, 23, starred at Penn Charter High and at the University of West Virginia before being drafted in the third round by the Carolina Panthers in 2016.
  • Guardiola slapped with UEFA charge following hot-tempered Champions League clash with Liverpool

    Guardiola slapped with UEFA charge following hot-tempered Champions League clash with Liverpool

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    Things are looking pretty good for Liverpool FC after their impressive Champions League semi-final victory over Manchester City. "To be honest I was shouting a bit at half-time", said Lovren. The Reds are third in the Premier League , and although they have not shown the consistency needed to challenge for the title this season, the smart signing of Virgil van Dijk from Southampton has helped to shore up the obvious defensive issues they were having.
  • Sumit Malik clinches gold in men's 125kg wrestling at CWG 2018

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    Sanjeev Rajput won the gold medal in the men's 50m rifle 3 positions event with a games record at the CWG on Saturday, swelling the Indian shooting team's tally in the mega event. Australia's David Palmer and Zac Alexander beat England's Daryl Selby and Adrian Waller 11-9 3-11 11-6 in 57 minutes to win gold in the men's doubles squash event.
  • England bounce back to win two rugby sevens Commonwealth bronze medals

    England bounce back to win two rugby sevens Commonwealth bronze medals

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    The 17-10 victory secured top spot in Pool B for Olympic champions Australia with an unbeaten record and set up a semi-final with Canada, who had lost the Pool A decider to New Zealand 24-7 in the first session of the day. New Zealand bookended half-time with another try to kick off the second half and then Shakira Baker finished a coast-to-coast effort to stretch the margin to 14 points, before a final Portia Woodman try sealed the result.
  • Golden State Warriors vs. San Antonio Spurs

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    The news came out about 15 minutes before the Warriors' 113-92 victory against the Spurs, which was only about 15 minutes after Kerr made a decision to clue in Iguodala. Durant had 11 points in the first quarter and surprise starter JaVale McGee gave Golden State an unexpected lift with nine points, helping the Warriors, the second seed in the Western Conference , take command from the start en route to as many as an 18-point lead in the first half.
  • CHAMPIONS LEAGUE : Liverpool dash Manchester City's hopes of comeback

    CHAMPIONS LEAGUE : Liverpool dash Manchester City's hopes of comeback

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    Liverpool have also been charged after fireworks were set off and objects were thrown outside of the Etihad. Speaking just after the final whistle to BT Sport , Guardiola said the referee overreacted in sending him to the stands. It would have been different to go in 2-0", Guardiola had said at the post-match media conference. The Stateside venture, which primarily focuses on opinion poll analysis, has created a prediction service around 24 football leagues (as well as the Champions ...
  • Boston Red Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles

    Boston Red Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles

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    His afternoon started poorly from the start, from the six-pitch walk he issued to Boston leadoff man Mookie Betts in the first inning. "We're proud of what they're doing right now". "I just heard it for the first time". He's appeared in at least 145 games each of the last three years. I saw him in October. " ... When (Ramirez) is locked in, when he's healthy, he's very risky".
  • Ref Has Bag Of Rubbish For A Heart - Buffon On Penalty Decision

    Ref Has Bag Of Rubbish For A Heart - Buffon On Penalty Decision

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    After suffering a 3-0 loss in last week's opener in Turin, the Serie A champions had to score four goals in order to move on to the next round - and they had to do it at the Santiago Bernabeu, of all places, against an in-form Ronaldo. "We can't allow these incidents to occur". He pushed and buffeted the referee while screaming in his face, leaving Oliver with only one option - produce a red card .
  • Justin Gaethje: 'I'm Content… That Was the Best I've Ever Felt'

    Justin Gaethje: 'I'm Content… That Was the Best I've Ever Felt'

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    Poirier vs. Gaethje headlined the FOX-televised card following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass. He survived and won with a big left hand, moving a step closer to his title shot. "I've paid my dues", Poirier said. "I was training, I knew I could be called at short notice". I'm ready to go, and gold is next. Gaethje earned the nickname "The Highlight" for his hyper aggressive style, but Poirier took the fight to him.
  • Jose Mourinho demands better consistency from Paul Pogba

    Jose Mourinho demands better consistency from Paul Pogba

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    Jose Mourinho has ruled out bringing in another striker this summer, with Manchester United already well-stocked up front. If you don't play well you can't expect praise. "The supporters and everybody connected with the football club would expect that from us and that is exactly what they are going to get". "We are just trying to improve a little bit more ".
  • CWG 2018: Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth settles for silver

    CWG 2018: Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth settles for silver

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    He took 11-9 and 19-14 leads before taking the match into a decider. Lee Chong Wei now boasts a trophy haul that includes three Olympic silver medals and three Commonwealth singles golds. The 25-year-old, now in Gold Coast for the Commonwealth games, staggering performance in the Super Series titles also helped him with the rating points, making him a strong contender for the top notch.