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I wouldn't go so far as saying it was a flawless performance". United stifled Liverpool's exhilarating attack early on at Old Trafford and raced into a two-goal lead with 24 minutes on the clock after a double from Rashford. "I think we deserved the three points". "He is improving a lot in training", said the Portuguese manager. Until quite recently, Liverpool's record signing was Andy Carroll, a target-man type striker whom they signed in 2011 for £35 million from Newcastle.
  • Trump signs tariff orders, ignores allies, Republicans

    Trump signs tariff orders, ignores allies, Republicans

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    Despite objections voiced by many business trade groups and lawmakers, the White House forged ahead with its plan to levy tariffs of 25% on imported steel and 10% on aluminum. Within minutes of the announcement, U.S. Republican Senator Jeff Flake, a Trump critic, said he would introduce a bill to nullify the tariffs. Some key trading partners of the United States have suggested that they may counter the tariffs through direct action.
  • Federer downs Delbonis to kick off Indian Wells Masters title defence

    Federer downs Delbonis to kick off Indian Wells Masters title defence

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    Federer, however, extended his play to win three consecutive points and set up a match with 25th seed Filip Krajinovic. By comparison, Delbonis only made 16 unforced errors. Federer will maintain his No. 1 ranking if he advances to the semifinals at Indian Wells. Djokovic, who has only played one tournament - the Australian Open - this year, played an at-times sloppy match against Japanese qualifier Taro Daniel.
  • Italy make single change for Six Nations test in Wales

    Italy make single change for Six Nations test in Wales

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    Justin Tipuric added a fifth and Mattia Bellini went over for a late consolation in the closing stages. After the frantic opening, some semblance of calm ensued and after Gareth Anscombe kicked a penalty for a 17-7 lead, Williams received a yellow card for risky contact on Minozzi on the stroke of halftime.
  • Conor McGregor Claps Back at 50 Cent You're Old & Have Man Boobs!

    Conor McGregor Claps Back at 50 Cent You're Old & Have Man Boobs!

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    Earlier this week, McGregor had another dig at 50 Cent while saluting his position on the Forbes list of highest-paid athletes; this feud looks like one that might roll on for some time yet. Like the big woman he is. Hahahaha you should have stayed quiet and promoted that fight for me on the free like you did. "But you just kept on going with them f-ing memes".
  • Fiorentina-Benevento stops in 13th minute to honor Astori

    Fiorentina-Benevento stops in 13th minute to honor Astori

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    Sunday's game against Benevento was an understandably sombre affair, with players warming up in shirts bearing Astori's name and number. Benevento's official match pendant had the words "Ciao Davide 13" attached to it. The players held a huge banner bearing the words "Captain forever" before kick-off. Vitor Hugo opened the scoring for Fiorentina and paid further tribute to Astori by holding a shirt with Astori's picture on the front aloft, before then saluting it.
  • Phillies signing Jake Arrieta to three-year deal worth $75 million

    Phillies signing Jake Arrieta to three-year deal worth $75 million

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    Acquiring Jake Arrieta would come at a (high) cost, with our estimation worth of 4 years, $112 million - but we will find out for sure once the Philadelphia Phillies confirm (or not) these reports. He has been durable and effective since he was traded to the Cubs in 2013, though sometimes it takes time for his unique, cross-body delivery to lock in.
  • Casey upstages Tiger Woods for PGA win

    Casey upstages Tiger Woods for PGA win

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    Casey ran off three straight birdies early on the back nine to take the lead, and he closed with tough pars to post at 10-under 274. Paul Casey tees off on the 5th during the third round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament at Innisbrook Resort - Copperhead Course .
  • Live Cricket Score of South Africa vs Australia, 2nd Test, Day 2

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    Having had to issue fines earlier in the week, Crowe was now called on to charge South Africa Kagiso Rabada and most bizarrely walk out on to the field to lecture the umpires about not taking themselves too seriously. Williams and Warner's wife Candice were exposed in a toilet tryst in 2007, something that de Kock allegedly brought up during the first Test match in Durban - sending the Australian batsman into a rage.
  • Sergio Aguero out for two weeks with knee injury

    Sergio Aguero out for two weeks with knee injury

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    City's only other out-and-out senior striker Gabriel Jesus returned to action in late February after suffering knee ligament damage against Crystal Palace in December and he was on target last week in his first game back against Basel in the Uefa Champions League.
  • Kane injured, but Son Heung-Min grabs a double for Spurs

    Kane injured, but Son Heung-Min grabs a double for Spurs

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    But a bigger priority is to ensure a return to next season's Champions League and Liverpool's defeat at Manchester United 24 hours previously presented Pochettino's side with the chance to strengthen their position within the top four. After colliding with Asmir Begovic in the first-half in what looked like a fairly innocuous challenge, Harry Kane appeared to struggle after picking himself up off the ground, and having tried to run off a suspected injury on the side of the pitch, the ...
  • Giants release punter Brad Wing after rough 2017 season

    Giants release punter Brad Wing after rough 2017 season

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    Wing had a strong 2016 season but struggled terribly previous year, with short punts in the clutch against the Eagles and Buccaneers in Weeks 3 and 4, respectively, that contributed to losses that buried the team to an 0-5 start. His net average of 40.9 yards was ranked 10th in the league. His short punts in games against Philadelphia and Tampa Bay proved costly in losses. While the move saves $1.025 million against the salary cap, it was based on performance and not finances.
  • Why LeBron James Joining Lakers Is 'Still A Long Shot'

    Why LeBron James Joining Lakers Is 'Still A Long Shot'

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    James said in his on-court interview after the game that his play is at an "all-time high". Just because of my body, my mind, and the way I go out and approach the game. He returned to Cleveland in the 2014 season. Jordan Clarkson came off the bench to add 21 points, while Larry Nance contributed 16 points and 12 rebounds.
  • Man United sink Liverpool, unsavoury scenes at West Ham

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    If you win the title next year then everyone will know it was a good signing. "It was the best piece of football in the game". "We couldn't do any different here, nobody would accept it". 'The game against Everton is a big one, I think bigger for them because they look up to us and we are looking more to Manchester United because we are playing for the titles.
  • Rabada charged for Steve Smith send-off

    Rabada charged for Steve Smith send-off

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    However, Australia fought back gamely in the final session as they grabbed five wickets with the seamers starting to find reverse swing from the battered ball. Four days on, the fallout continued, with Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland releasing a statement before play started in Port Elizabeth reminding the Australian players they needed to behave.
  • UFC Fighter Reveals He Is Training Floyd Mayweather

    UFC Fighter Reveals He Is Training Floyd Mayweather

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    The 35-year-old wrestling and boxing specialist - who has defended the belt three times - said "I saw him at the Jordan party during NBA All-Star weekend". And how would Mayweather do? " Floyd Mayweather's one of the best strikers of all time", Woodley added. "How many guys in the UFC, that can't wrestle and can't grapple, that consider themselves a standup fighter, [if] they have to stand across from one of the greatest strikers ever, they're gonna be in a world of smoke", the 170-pound ...
  • Wenger racks up 700th Arsenal win

    Wenger racks up 700th Arsenal win

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    Striker Troy Deeney stood over the ball to a chorus of boos from the home end following his comments about Arsenal after the reverse fixture in October. The visitors should have restored parity in the 26th minute when Cech palmed Richarlison's free-kick into the path of Roberto Pereyra , who blazed over the crossbar from six-yards out.
  • South Africa strike thrice after de Villiers brilliance

    South Africa strike thrice after de Villiers brilliance

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    Amla was out for 56, opener Dean Elgar followed next over for 57, and allrounder Mitchell Marsh picked up two wickets as Australia's bowlers went on a run of four wickets for 28 runs after tea. There was also substantial assistance for spinner Nathan Lyon who dismissed Quinton de Kock with a delivery that both turned and bounced substantially.
  • Barcelona agree deal for Gremio midfielder Arthur

    Barcelona agree deal for Gremio midfielder Arthur

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    Barcelona , who announced the news on their club website , can take up the option from July 2018 for an initial fee of €30m, with €9m in "variable amounts". Barcelona do not, as it stands, have a place available for Arthur with Yerry Mina, Philippe Coutinho and Paulinho taking up the three slots. The club are working on a way of helping Coutinho obtain an European Union passport through his girlfriend, though.
  • Curry to Miss 2-Game Road Trip

    Curry to Miss 2-Game Road Trip

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    Steph Curry left Thursday night's Warriors-Spurs game at Oracle Arena after rolling his right ankle before Golden State even scored a point in the first quarter. "With Steph's ankle injuries , it's always a worry", Warriors forward Draymond Green said, per ESPN . Meanwhile, the Minnesota Timberwolves have been in a bit of a slump as they've lost seven of their past 11 games and they will be hoping to avoid a fourth straight loss after Thursday's 117-109 loss to the Celtics.
  • Donald Trump unveils campaign slogan for 2020 - Keep America Great

    Donald Trump unveils campaign slogan for 2020 - Keep America Great

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    Trump said last week that the administration would soon roll out unspecified "strong" policies on opioids. "I don't know if we're ready - I don't know if this country's ready for it". "We needed a different direction", she said. Trump said if he runs again - which is "almost positive" - he can not use his "Make America Great Again" tag line.