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Real duo out of Gijon trip

Was this your best game for Real Madrid? Spanish publication Diario Gol claimed earlier this month that Isco has demanded an £8.5million-a-year salary to remain at Real - a fee Chelsea are prepared to meet. "We are playing game-to-game". However, even if Lionel Messi , Luis Suarez and Neymar can be trusted to get the goals, there is no guarantee the Catalans will keep the clean sheet they will nearly certainly need to reach the semi-finals. Read More »

Cubs receive World Series rings, which have 108 diamonds

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Next Level: Willson Contreras' catching ability behind the plate remains a work in progress, albeit one that is certainly improving over time. Anderson, the only member of the Cubs without a World Series ring after Wednesday's celebration, allowed three hits but walked four. Read More »

'Mutual Interest' Between The New York Giants & LeGarrette Blount

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New England had reportedly given Blount a contract offer this offseason but he decided not to sign it. But if Blount were to sign, it would be a "team-friendly" deal and there's a chance he could be on the market "for a while" if he doesn't choose to accept less money, according to Kratch . Read More »

Conte's plea to Chelsea fans ahead of Southampton clash

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Kick off is at 19:45 on 25 April 2017. The Spanish midfielder missed Saints' last two games having picked up his 10th yellow card of the campaign during their 3-1 win over Crystal Palace. But Middlesbrough is plummeting toward the League Championship, sitting nine points from safety. And in the 101st minute, key forward Alexis Sanchez stepped up to the plate and netted Arsenal's eventual victor, securing their third FA Cup final in the last four campaigns. Read More »

Chelsea midfielder Hazard: Kante has transformed PFA Player of the Year award

Kante received more votes than his fellow contenders Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku, Alexis Sanchez, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Hazard. Kante was presented with the award at the Grosvenor Hotel in London on Sunday evening. He was on the Chelsea books for four years but spent time on loan with Valencia and Stuttgart. And Beckham, himself the PFA young player of the year 20 years ago, is excited by what the former MK Dons man has to offer. Read More »

The 'Party of Inclusivity' Shuns Pro-Lifers

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He declared, "I fundamentally disagree with Heath Mello's personal beliefs about women's reproductive health", while pointing out that Mello had agreed to abide by the Democratic Party platform if elected mayor (a meaningless promise, since a city mayor has no power over such matters as access to abortion). Read More »

Juan Mata targets early return from groin injury

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But in a surprise boost, Juan Mata, another injured absentee, has claimed he could be back for the season run-in following a seven game lay-off that was necessitated by a groin operation. United manager Jose Mourinho needs his forwards to step up in the absence of Ibrahimovic, who sustained a serious knee injury on Thursday, and two did so at Turf Moor. Read More »

NY Times Editor Apologizes to Trump Over Misleading Tweet: 'I'm an Idiot'

But when the New York Times tweeted side-by-side images of the 2015 and 2017 New England visits, which clearly showed more Patriots two years ago, both the team and Trump fired back, on Twitter , of course. James also said some of the pictures of the 2015 White House gathering include support staff, which makes the crowd seem larger. "In 2017, they were seated on the South Lawn ". Read More »

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire from NASCAR Cup Series after 2017

The 42-year-old, who picked up the sport's banner after his father died tragically in 2001, Earnhardt Jr. has recorded 26 race wins, including two Daytona 500 victories. He returned as a full-time driver for the 2017 season after missing the final 18 races of 2016 because of a concussion. The son of Hall of Famer and seven-time champion Dale Earnhardt, Junior has had a solid career all his own. Read More »

Cleveland Browns Aren't Saying Who They'll Pick In the NFL Draft

His 145 rushing yards helped Florida State topple MI in last year's Orange Bowl. Haden, the No. 7 overall pick in 2010, is convinced Garrett can change Cleveland. One of them, Fournette, may force the Jets to move up. But let's take a look at a multitude of reasons why the Browns could easily justify selecting the North Carolina quarterback with their first selection. Read More »

Warriors' Durant (calf) starts in Game 4 return

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Shooting guard Klay Thompson finally got going after 2 1/2 games of cold shooting, scoring 14 of his 24 points in the third quarter Saturday night as the Warriors rallied from a 16-point deficit with a 19-1 run. However, he was at the Moda Center for Monday's game. It doesn't help the Blazers that, after returning from a leg injury to corral 11 rebounds in Game 3, center Jusuf Nurkic has been ruled out for Game 4. Read More »

Roberto Firmino seals victory for Liverpool at West Bromwich Albion

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Liverpool host Crystal Palace on Saturday before playing Watford, Southampton, West Ham and Middlesbrough in their final four games and are six points ahead of fifth placed Manchester United, although United have two matches in hand. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp on an important win: "I don't think we made insane things (celebrations)". In second-half stoppage time, West Brom sent goalkeeper Ben Foster up for a corner but Liverpool claimed possession. Read More »

Serena Williams hints at pregnancy on social media

Williams, 35, has not played a match since winning her 23rd Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open on January 28, when she would have been close to two months pregnant, if the caption on her deleted photo was accurate. The world renowned athlete has clearly taken some lessons in keeping secrets from her BFF Beyonce . Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki, a close friend of Williams, also welcomed the news . Read More »

Raptors' Lowry bounces back against Bucks to even series 1-1

You can watch the game live across the TSN Network at 7pm et/4pm pt. The Spurs' Manu Ginobili played the second half of Game 1 after getting a small cut under his left eye late in the first half. "It's big. him doing the things he was able to do tonight for us, especially defensively", DeRozan said of Ibaka. "(DeRozan) drives to the basket or (Lowry) drives to the basket and now it's five on four or one on two or three. Read More »

Clayton Kershaw calls out Rockies pitcher for being 'disrespectful'

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Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez left Wednesday night's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the fourth inning after being hit by a pitch on the hand. In 2011, for example, the Rockies teased their fans with a 12-4 start, but went 8-21 in May and finished the season 73-89. "Those mistakes out over the plate to Nolan and Trevor, we didn't miss them. Read More »

Benteke's brace beats old club Liverpool

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United had already done their chances no end of good earlier on Sunday as Anthony Martial responded positively to criticism by Jose Mourinho in scoring one and being involved in Wayne Rooney's second beating Burnley 2-0 to move up to fifth spot and a point off Manchester City - who they play on Thursday. Read More »

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire following 2017 season

A press conference is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon. Hendrick Motorsports said future plans for the No. 88 team would be announced at a later date. Now in his 18th season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, he made his 600th career start on March 26 at Fontana, California. Johnson turns 42 in September and is a seven-time NASCAR champion. Read More »

Raptors humiliated in Game 3 loss to Bucks

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With the Bucks having a 2-1 series lead fans have to be wondering what's going on with the two superstars from the north? In a stroke of genius, with an absolutely raucous crowd behind them, the Bucks had the Raptors beaten from the opening tip, as they blasted the theme song from beloved children's show Barney over the arena speakers in the best trolling move this National Basketball Association season. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez's funeral scheduled for Monday in CT

Jenkins-Hernandez's lawyer, George Leontire, told the court that his camp was "very concerned about the loss of evidence in this case", per The Globe. Baez said the family will be seeking an independent autopsy. Another of Hernandezs lawyers said that he would ask a court to have that murder conviction erased. Read More »

Cech: There are leaders at Arsenal

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Arsenal are way back in seventh place but they have enough games in hand to still qualify for the Champions League. Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure would prefer to play "without a referee" in Thursday's derby with Manchester United after criticising the standard of officiating in the FA Cup semi-final defeat by Arsenal. Read More »

England recall fit-again Mark Wood for Champions Trophy

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Wood has returned to fitness after being sidelined for several months following a third ankle operation. Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler and Chris Woakes have been given permission to miss the two games against Ireland to play in the Indian Premier League, but changes are expected to be kept to a minimum. Read More »

Wembley win put Chelsea back on track, says Hazard

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From the current league status, to the individual stories and awards, to transfer news, below are the most recent news coming out of the UK. "We knew beforehand that this game can maybe have an impact for the rest of the season, but in football you need to believe because everything is possible and we don't know what will happen in the next few weeks", said Lloris. Read More »

Cavs' Smith (hamstring) hopes to play Game 3

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However, Love knocked down two free throws and C.J. Miles was whistled for an offensive foul, thwarting the Pacers' comeback. "But we're right there on turning the switch on what we really can become". Undoubtedly, the first provocation wasn't delivered by the Clippers, who are down 1-0 to the Jazz in the best-of-seven series that resumes Tuesday night at Staples Center. Read More »

Warriors Sweep Trail Blazers in Blowout Victory

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Durant will make his return from a calf injury that cost him two games. He started and the Warriors built a 72-48 lead by the end of the opening half. Cory Joseph had 10 points off the bench for Toronto. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points and nine rebounds for the Bucks. Milwaukee has lost back-to-back games after routing Toronto 104-77 in Game 3. Read More »

Premier League win with Chelsea would be Conte's greatest moment

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Kick off is at 19:45 on 25 April 2017. Southampton will most likely use this match, forced because of injuries, to allow young players playtime with next season already in mind. In training I train left-back as well. "This season isn't the only season the Manchester clubs have spent a lot of money". On Tuesday, Chelsea host Southampton , who will be refreshed after 10 days rest, while Tottenham have an extra day to recover before travelling to Crystal Palace on Wednesday. Read More »

FA Cup: Arsenal proved doubters wrong - Wenger

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Arsenal had not looked entirely comfortable in their new 3-4-3 formation the previous week, when they ground out a 2-1 win over struggling Middlesbrough, but they were dogged and determined against City, qualities they have so often lacked this season. Read More »

Penguins eliminate Blue Jackets

Judo is a martial art in which practitioners use an attacker's own momentum against him. Sidney Crosby and Scott Wilson scored 51 seconds apart in the third period, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins eliminate the Columbus Blue Jackets with a 5-2 win in Game 5 of their first-round series on Thursday night. Read More »

Durant back in game as Warriors attempt playoff sweep of Trail Blazers

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And it was over in a hurry. Last season, the Warriors defeated the Blazers 4-1 in the second round. The Warriors improved to 12-1 in the first round over the past three postseasons. Fittingly, he received a standing ovation as he made his way to the bench for the final time of the season. Damian Lillard scored 34 on 12 of 24 shooting, the only Portland starter to score in double figures. Read More »

These are N.J.'s top 25 high schools, U.S

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Masterman, at No. 51, is the only school in the region in the top 100. Nationally, Oklahoma fell from an overall rank of 30 in 2016 to 40 in 2017, with 5.6 percent of schools (14) receiving silver medals. This could be why Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Charter School is absent from the list after a year ago ranking as the 25th best high school in the state. Read More »

Chris Gayle: The Universe Boss is still here and alive

Swashbuckling West Indies opener Chris Gayle described it as a "special occasion" to become the first cricketer to score 10,000 runs in Twenty20 cricket. He went on to complete his half-century and motored along by hitting some trademark boundaries and maximums. By the time he was, he leapt to 77 off 38 balls, and put Royal Challengers in control of the game. Read More »

Gisele Bundchen bans hubby Tom Brady from Donald Trump's White House

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Patriots spokesman Stacey James told The New York Times about 34 players visited the White House in 2005 and 2006 when George W. Bush was in office. According to Brady , he is unable to attend the ceremony due to some personal family matters , and if they're invited to visit the South Lawn again, he will certainly attend. Read More »