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Manchester City thrash Crystal Palace to tighten grip on top-four place

David is one of these players", Guardiola added. It's hard to avoid the idea that it's been a disappointing season for the fans, who will surely have expected a title challenge to have lasted longer than until February, but there would be huge pressure on the Catalan if he's not in the Champions League in 2017-18. Read More »

Guardiola hails impact of fit-again Kompany at Man City

Focus on what your best game was recently, or your best two games, and put that in your mind for the rest of the week and say to yourself on a daily basis, "That is what I am going to produce next week". It looked like the story of the season when the teams went in at half-time at 1-0; once again, City proved wasteful and but for a great Willy Caballero save they could have been punished. Read More »

Yankees beat Cubs 5-4 in 18 innings

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NESN.com's Rachel Holt recaps the night that was in the video above, presented by Bedgear. The Cubs have played tough and high-profile series to start the season, including visits to St. Maddon said he set another record by using starting pitchers as pinch-hitters three times during the game. After hits by Almora and Baez and a walk to Kris Bryant, Chapman drilled Rizzo with the bases to juiced to force in the tying run... Read More »

Game 6 could be Fleury's Pittsburgh farewell, or just another glorious chapter

Hagelin opened the scoring for the Penguins halfway through the first period, finding himself alone in the center of the ice after a fantastic feed from Ron Hainsey. We need to do this to protect the game we love - our national pastime. You have four skaters - Williams, Johansson, Ovechkin, and Backstrom - who have dominated territorially, yet are breaking even on goals. Read More »

Dana White: Mayweather-McGregor Date "Lost" to Canelo-GGG

Canelo Beats Chavez Jr In A Snoozer / Check out more boxing news and features at The Sweet Science, where the best boxing writers write. At least according to UFC frontman Dana White. " I'll be at that one too ". "He is the type of guy that boxing needs, so it will be a fun fight.". Cormier went onto state that with the tables turned, MMA fighters would certainly come out on top with boxers standing little to no chance inside of the octagon. Read More »

Joshua conquers Klitschko to retain the title

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A mega-fight between me and Anthony Joshua. It's the first time Joshua's fought beyond the seventh round. And Fury was quick to reply using his favourite form of communication, Twitter. The Ukrainian former world champion rose unsteadily before being floored again. Lot of heart by both fighters. "As I said, I'm not flawless but I'm trying and if you don't take part you're going to fail", said Joshua who was put on the canvas for the first time in his career in the sixth round of the ... Read More »

Warriors aim to complete sweep of Jazz

After the Golden State Warriors took a 3-0 series lead over the Jazz on Saturday, Green was asked about fans at the Vivint Smart Home Arena letting him hear it. Stephen Curry - always absent at big moments - dropped 11 points in the final 7 minutes of a ideal fourth quarter (2-2 from three; 5-5 from the line). Read More »

Kelly Oubre Jr. Suspended For Wizards-Celtics Game 4

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Washington's Kelly Oubre Jr. was tossed out for charging and knocking over Kelly Olynyk after a hard offensive foul, each coach got a technical foul and the hatred that built up during the regular season captured the spotlight more than John Wall continuing to torment the Celtics or the Wizards finding a solution for Isaiah Thomas. Read More »

Lonzo Ball Remixes Drake's "Free Smoke" Under ZO2 Alias

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The ZO2's are going for a whopping $495, which prompted a hilarious Twitter roasting of the wildly overpriced sneakers. LaVar said he expected the reaction over the price of the ZO2s. Give it a few weeks and LaVar Ball will be comparing him with the likes of Drake, Future and some of the best in the rap game. Mr. Ball also says people have bought the special autographed $995 edition of the shoe but wouldn't reveal how many pairs have been sold. Read More »

Klopp relishes the pressure in top-four bid

The German revealed that match-winner Can had been playing with a slight calf issue when he scored a jaw dropping bicycle kick on the stroke of half-time, but expects that this showing will silence some of the midfielder's critics. That's the best goal I've ever scored. 'I didn't think too much, to be honest, ' he added. "Having seen the results over the weekend (when both Manchester City and United dropped points), this was a big game for us". Read More »

Chelsea's Fabregas sets Premier League assists record

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On the field, his four goals and 11 assists are evidence of the creative spark he's provided during his 15 substitute appearances for the first-choice duo of Kante and Matic, but equally important has been his impact when not playing. "Now we need to do another step". "Obviously I haven't played every game but I've played in the last 20 matches". Conte also has the chance to lift the FA Cup if his side can defeat Arsenal at Wembley in the final later this month. Read More »

National Hockey League: the Rangers have established parity in the series with "Ottawa"

The Rangers tied things up before the period came to an end, however. The first came on two fine feeds from Erik Karlsson and Clarke MacArthur at 8:17, the latter a fake shot sent cross-ice to Hoffman who buried the shot past Lundqvist. "He's our best player", said Kyle Turris . Ottawa Sun reporter Don Brennan wrote a piece on how the Sens started strong in Game 4, but then fell completely apart . Read More »

Well-trained Joshua says ready to shine against Klitschko

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In the fight people could be in great preparation and great spirit and I've seen that they crumble like a cookie right before the first bell. My dad can watch it, but not my mum. I haven't had to have a fight in America yet. " "I'll never forget who has been there when no one was." ". Fury is completely different to me. "I just look at little parts of it, not the whole thing". Read More »

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal need 'help' to make the top four

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Granit Xhaka and Danny Welbeck scored for Arsenal , as they defeated Manchester United 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday. "I thought Phil Jones, Chris Smalling and Juan Mata couldn't cope with 90 minutes. And just three minutes later Welbeck put Arsenal two up, rising to meet Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's right-wing cross with a fine header which found the net via the crossbar. Read More »

I'm glad I sent Arsenal fans home happy, says Mourinho

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United, which holds a 1-0 lead from the first leg, will qualify for the Champions League if it wins the Europa League, so Mourinho wasn't too concerned with the result against Arsenal. "Arsene Wenger is not a small manager, he's a big manager". He's a big manager. "I really don't care about it today". If it is remarkable cheek from Mourinho to chide another manager for pressurising officials, it wasn't as much cheek as his attempt to spin the idea that it was Arsenal who had been ... Read More »

Chelsea close in on title by crushing Middlesbrough

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Goals from Diego Costa, Marcos Alonso and Nemanja Matic secured the convincing win for Chelsea who have now claimed their 300th EPL home win. We have a possibility to do this on Friday against West Brom, but for sure it won't be easy. STEVE AGNEW is hoping to put the brakes on "winner" Antonio Conte's surge towards a first Premier League title to keep Middlesbrough's survival hopes alive. Read More »

Theo Hernandez to Real Madrid: Atletico ace passes medical

Theo , who is playing for Alaves on a loan deal from Atletico de Madrid , is one of the most promising players in the Spanish La Liga and would be a good backup for Marcelo. "There are concrete offers -both have made an offer to the level of his release clause - but we haven't chosen". "[Theo] will be the person to decide where he wants to go". Read More »

George Hill Ruled Out of Game 2 vs. Warriors with Toe Injury

That's an understatement. In Game 1 , the five guys on the second unit were also the five guys who led the Warriors in plus-minus, much of it built when they were all together. "Obviously it's a big blow", Snyder said. "There were a couple he didn't make. He has a nice gamut of defensive skills and when he's confident, he just does a good job doing a lot of things". Read More »

LeBron guides Cavaliers to another clean sweep

Kyle Korver was 4-of-6 from distance and LeBron James was 5-of-12. the Cavs hit 10-of-23 (43.5 pct.) in the first half and finished 16-of-41 for 39 percent. "We needed that spark". The Cavs won their 11th-straight playoff game and are the first team to have back-to-back sweeps to open the playoffs in consecutive years. Read More »

Arsenal floor United with a quickfire double

With Mourinho prioritising the Europa League semi-final second leg against Celta Vigo in midweek, United, who hold a 1-0 first-leg lead, fielded a much-changed side in north London . I tried to win. Wenger however played down the significance of the result, particularly the fact that finally he has defeated Jose Mourinho in a league clash. Read More »

Korea detains another American

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Kim Sang-Duk, or Tony Kim, was arrested last month at the main airport as he tried to leave the country after teaching for several weeks, also at PUST. delegation was led by Suzanne DiMaggio, a director and senior fellow at the New America think tank. Kim Hak-song had been working at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) before he was arrested on Saturday. Read More »

Blue Jays' Chris Coghlan makes all-time great leap to tag home plate

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After walking in the seventh inning, Coghlan ran around the bases and scored on a Kevin Pillar triple down the right field line. "It's just tough", he said. The home run given up to Martin in the fourth inning was in fact Chavez' loan mistake of the night. Jared Carkuff allowed two runs in the seventh inning while Daniel Young and Tom Robson each threw a scoreless inning to finish off the game and secure the win. Read More »