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Martial informs agent about desire to leave United

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Today, the latest on Anthony Martial ... Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wasn't pleased with his side's display in Friday's 1-0 loss to Brighton and intends to make changes to the squad during this summer's window. Maybe now you will not ask me why A, B and C do not play so much. The newspaper says sources from inside the north London duo believe United are ready to cash-in on the 22-year-old but they will want significantly more than the £36m they paid Monaco three years ago. Read More »

Manchester United Set An Unwanted Record By Losing To Brighton

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The Devils might finish in second, but that is just a nominal place. With third bottom Southampton and 17th-placed Swansea to meet on Tuesday, Brighton now can't now be relegated. "We believe they deserve a chance to play - they are fresher than others that played so many matches in the season, to play against a team that is strong at home and intense". Read More »

Justify wins 144th running of Kentucky Derby

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Mike Gualtieri walked around Churchill Downs before the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, wearing his purple My Boy Jack baseball cap, and was amazed at how many people came up to talk to him. The Santa Anita Derby victor who began his career in February jumped out fast at the gate from the No. 7 spot and clocked a quarter-mile in 22.24, a half-mile in 45.77, while side by side with 49-1 long shot Promises Fulfilled . Read More »

Golovkin knocks out Martirosyan

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After all, Martirosyan hasn't fought in nearly exactly two years and his last fight was a loss to then-WBA junior middleweight world champion Erislandy Lara. It's a flawless night for Cinco de Mayo because it is going to be two guys - Mexican style fighters - going head to head. "I have nothing to hide, but I don't see any willingness from the other side to offer some fair conditions. Read More »

Knicks expected to name Fizdale as new head coach

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While there were reports that David Blatt and Mike Budenholzer were two of the favorites for the job, sources informed Wojnarowski that Fizdale was the Knicks' top priority throughout the coaching search. James was upset by the Grizzlies' firing of Fizdale in November. Do the New York Knicks have a chance of signing James? A falling out with star player and longtime Grizz center Marc Gasol ultimately led to his departure. Read More »

Nashville came out ready to play in Game 4

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Game 5 is Saturday in Nashville. While it was looking like a shutout, the Jets showed again they won't go down without a fight, with Patrik Laine scoring with less than a minute left in regulation. With a two-goal edge, Nashville put on a clinic in clamping down - not sitting back. He's been the backbone of this franchise for a long time. The Predators and Jets had gone toe-to-toe offensively through three games, but facing a near must-win game in a hostile and raucous Bell MTS Place, ... Read More »

Golden State Warriors vs New Orleans Pelicans: Lineups, preview & prediction 5/4/18

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Playing his first game in more than five weeks since suffering a Grade 2 MCL sprain in his left knee, Curry came off the bench in Game 2 and scored 28 points in just 27 minutes. "They killed us on the glass, but we stuck with it, made timely shots, it's a huge win for us". New Orleans averages 52.6 points in the paint per game, which ranks first in the National Basketball Association. Read More »

Redskins investigating report that cheerleaders were 'pimped out'

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Washington Redskins cheerleaders dance during a stoppage in play as the Washington Redskins play the Cincinnati Bengals in the second half during a preseason game at FedExField on August 27, 2017 in Landover, Maryland. A statement issued by the Redskins shared a similar sentiment. This is not the first allegation of inappropriate and unfair treatment of cheerleaders by National Football League teams recently. Read More »

Yaya Toure to leave Man City, says Guardiola

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An instrumental figure in recent years, the 34-year-old has played a bit-part role this season and is out of contract at the end of the campaign. One of the most attractive farewells a player can receive. In the 2014 EFL Cup final, Ivory Coast global scored a victory over Sunderland and made the final penalty when City recovered the trophy in a shoot-out against Liverpool two years later. Read More »

Matt Ryan agrees to 5-year contract extension with Falcons

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Ryan's previous contract was due to expire at the end of the 2018 season which made this summer the right time for Atlanta to lock him down for the long haul. Ryan, 32, holds the franchise record in almost every major passing category, throwing for 41,796 yards with 260 touchdowns and 126 interceptions. In particular, it should make Julio Jones much happier with the team's direction. Read More »

PSG Targeting N'Golo Kante in Latest Rumours

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According to French radio station RMC , Kante will not consider leaving Chelsea at the end of the season even if they fail to qualify for the Champions League . French outlet 10 Sport in January claimed PSG had made Kante their no.1 summer transfer target as they look to improve their Champions League credentials. Read More »

When Is The Kentucky Derby? Odds, Time And Where To Watch

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After breaking last in a field of five, he dug in to the sloppy going and was a handy victor of the mile race in 1:35.73. Here's a look at the latest Kentucky Derby analysis and predictions. His April 7 win in the Santa Anita Derby was his first stakes race. This is a race for 3-year-old female horses , and it traditionally held the day before the Kentucky Derby . Read More »

Season over for PSG's Verratti

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If I have teammates who can win individual accolades, then I will do everything to help them. Gradually, we have come to an understanding. And a reported miscalculation in revenue from various sponsorship deals has put the club in danger of failing to meet the requirements unless they balance the books with Di Maria potentially one of the players who is sacrificed. Read More »

Royals try to take series from sputtering Red Sox

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Mookie Betts continued his assault on the record books with another historic performance on Wednesday. Diamondbacks 4, Dodgers 3: Daniel Descalso hit a go-ahead, two-run triple in the seventh inning as host Arizona dealt Los Angeles its seventh loss eight games. Read More »

Dwyane Wade Surprises Tennessee Waffle House Shooting Hero on 'Ellen'

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President Donald Trump has remained mum on the heroic efforts of James Shaw Jr ., the Black man who managed to wrestle a gun away from a deranged shooter at a Tennessee Waffle House late last month. DeGeneres said that Wade "dropped everything" to fly out for the last-minute appearance. On the talk show, DeGeneres presented Shaw a check of $225,000 from a GoFundMe page created in his honor and Shutterfly, and then she brought out another major surprise for the hero. Read More »

Todd Bowles thinks Sam Darnold turnover issues can be fixed

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The Jets entered Day 2 of the draft, on Friday, with just the one third-round pick, because they traded their two second rounders to the Colts, in order to move from sixth to third in Round 1. Darnold will get to learn from Josh McCown , who led the Jets to a somewhat surprising five wins in their first 12 games last season before breaking his hand in Week 14 . Read More »

Rangers Have Used Graeme Murty As Fall Guy - Former Top Flight Striker

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Murphy played alongside Gerrard for Liverpool between 1997 and 2004 and remains in contact with the 37-year-old. Gerrard, employed by former club Liverpool as an academy coach, was linked with MK Dons' managerial position after his retirement as a player in 2016 and has also been mentioned in relation to the vacancy at Ipswich Town. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard Wants Gregg Popovich to 'Tweak Some Things'

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But in late March, with San Antonio in the middle of a playoff push, ESPN reported that a group of Spurs players, led by Tony Parker , held a players-only meeting in which they encouraged Leonard to return. The Spurs' medical staff has been present for both of Leonard's extended stays in NY to stay updated on his progress. Popovich and the Spurs will be hoping that Leonard does the same, but it looks like they might have to reduce his practice time in order to make that happen. Read More »

Castles: Man Utd winger Martial being shopped around Europe

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The French star is keen to leave Manchester this summer and Chelsea have become the leading team that might secure his services in the summer. There have been reports that Martial is exhausted of lack of active playing time this season under Jose Mourinho at Manchester United and facing the exit doors could be his next option. Read More »

Were the Patriots ready to trade up for Baker Mayfield?

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Mills, who appeared on "The Business of Sports" podcast with SI's Andrew Brandt , said he was fairly sure Mayfield wasn't going to fall any further than No. Giants GM Dave Gettleman said he was never interested in trading out of the second spot . And that team wasn't one that had an immediate need at quarterback, but rather the New England Patriots, who laid claim to two first-round picks in last week's draft. Read More »

NFL Draft: QB Josh Allen Presser

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I'm ready to earn my respect from the teammates, earn my respect by the coaches. "I understand that thinking". Allen agreed when informed of Alexander's comments, and is eagerly awaiting the opportunity. Fortunately for me, it happened at (pick) seven. There's still the much-discussed accuracy and footwork issues for Allen to iron out, which is an obstacle to winning a competition even if neither McCarron nor Peterman have well-established track records as National Football League starters. Read More »

Capitals' Tom Wilson won't be suspended for hit

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As has been said no less than a thousand times heading into this post-season series between the two teams, Pittsburgh has a ideal record across the three meetings between the Crosby-led Penguins and Ovechkin-led Capitals in the playoffs. Read More »

Committed Benteke wants to stay at Palace and rediscover form

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Goals from Wilfred Zaha, James McArthur , Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Patrick van Aanholt and Christian Benteke handed Palace back-to-back home victories in the league for the first time since April 2017. The Saints scored the vital winning goal on 54 minutes, as Tadic ignored the runs of his teammates to fire superbly with the side of his boot past Cherries goalkeeper Asmir Begovic. Read More »

Stephen Curry will play without minutes restriction in Game 2

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Given Curry won't have a minutes limit, it seems safe to assume he'll slide into the starting lineup in place of Nick Young, who started Game 1 as the Warriors went small - a precursor to what they would do when Curry returned. The Warriors took a 1-0 lead in the series after cruising to a 123-101 victory over New Orleans on Saturday, which included the defending champs leading by as much 31 points in the second half. Read More »

Houston Rockets vs. Utah Jazz: Breaking down Game 1

Houston built most of their lead in the first half, but Utah outscored them in the second by 11 points. In one particularly telling moment, Harden took soon-to-be-named defensive MVP Rudy Gobert off the dribble and the results, as you can see below, weren't good for the big fella. Read More »

Vikings exercise 5th-year contract option on CB Trae Waynes

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Drafted with the No. 11 pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, Waynes has appeared in 46 games overall with the Vikings, but he took a significant step forward last season. In addition to his play on the field, Newman is a mentor to the younger defensive backs on the team. The NFL announced that practice squad wide receiver Cayleb Jones has been suspended for the first four games of the regular season for violating the performance-enhancing substances policy, the second Vikings player to do so this ... Read More »

Rafael Nadal clinches 11th Barcelona title

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The Spaniard not only equaled Roger Federer's tally of 20 ATP 500 titles won in the process, but also extended his own record to 46 consecutive sets won on clay - an all-time record on any surface. I was trying to go for the lines, which was the wrong thing. He has looked unstoppable in the clay-court season and has notched two titles in as many weeks. Read More »

Pelicans' Holiday playing with 'rage' after finding peace

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While the Warriors controlled and dissected the Spurs in the first round, they never quite captured the invincibility that has defined their peak moments over the past four years. The Warriors won the first three games (all of which were in 2017 and featured DeMarcus Cousins ), while the Pelicans' only win came on April 7th against a depleted and unenergized Warriors squad. Read More »

Keep winning and hope top-4 rivals slip up: Conte

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Spurs play Watford on Monday. Conte's top league scorer this term has been Eden Hazard , with 12 goals, while Alvaro Morata , who moved to Stamford Bridge for a club-record £70m in the summer, has struggled for consistency - scoring 11 times. Read More »

Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays

Manager Kevin Cash said they felt confident Ramos was okay, and would be available on an emergency basis today and return to duty in the next few days. The NL West-leading Diamondbacks took the first two games of the weekend set in Washington to become the first NL team since the 1907 Cubs to win nine straight series to start a season. Read More »