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Let Duke and Kentucky keep racking up recruiting titles while the Wildcats walk away with the one that really matters. Sports Media Watch notes that Villanova has now played in two of the five lowest-rated National Championship games.
  • Golden State Warriors' Patrick McCaw Released from Hospital After Scary Fall

    Golden State Warriors' Patrick McCaw Released from Hospital After Scary Fall

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    Golden State announced that X-rays, a CT scan and an MRI "were all clear". McCaw said on Twitter that he didn't hold his injury against Carter. The Golden State Warriors have faced some adversity due to injuries recently. Durant (ribs), Stephen Curry (ankle, MCL), Klay Thompson (thumb) and Draymond Green (pelvic contusion) are among the Warriors who have missed time recently due to injury.
  • Winter Olympics: Seven countries express interest in 2026 games

    Winter Olympics: Seven countries express interest in 2026 games

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    Now part of a joint bid, Cortina d'Ampezzo and Torino each previously hosted their own Games, in 1956 and 2006, respectively. There is considerable Olympic experience in the field with Calgary having hosted the 1988 Winter Games and Sapporo having staged the 1972 edition.
  • Stewart reaches settlement in wrongful death suit

    Stewart reaches settlement in wrongful death suit

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    Ward Sr. and Pamela Ward sued Mr. Stewart in U.S. District Court, Utica, claiming, among other things, that he acted recklessly when he struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. Attorneys representing Ward's parents, Kevin Sr. and Pam, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Tony Stewart nearly a year to the day Ward Jr. was killed.
  • Jays hoping Donaldson back at 3rd base on Tuesday

    Jays hoping Donaldson back at 3rd base on Tuesday

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    It was a memorable return to the majors for Mikolas. Mikolas gave up seven hits and four runs in 52/3 innings in his first big league start since August 25, 2014. Donaldson's solo shot in the sixth - his first homer of the year - just made it over the wall inside the right-field foul screen. Donaldson responded by belting a homer, and he mimicked blowing a whistle toward the White Sox dugout to celebrate.
  • Conte speaks about his future after Spurs loss

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    A club who go through two-season managerial cycles may have to sell a long-term project to prospective candidates. The slick and impressive uniforms worn throughout this campaign have been largely celebrated by the club's fans and next season's are following in a similar vein.
  • Matthysse To Defend WBA Title Against Pacquaio

    Matthysse To Defend WBA Title Against Pacquaio

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    Furthermore, Oscar De La Hoya who promotes Matthysse, confirmed the bout himself via social media of which will be aired in the U.S on ESPN. Ancajas (29-1-1 with 20 KOs) will be making the fifth defense of the International Boxing Federation super-flyweight title match against Sultan (14-3 with nine KOs), who had earned the right to face him after upsetting ex-world champion John Riel Casimero a year ago.
  • Paul Pogba breaks silence about Man United boss Jose Mourinho

    Paul Pogba breaks silence about Man United boss Jose Mourinho

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    The Portuguese has criticised his most expensive signing and dropped him to the bench in recent times, leading to speculation that all is not well between the pair. Ask the coach if you want to know why I play less. "I respect his choices". It's good that I can repay him by scoring goals and helping the team. Reports the France global could depart in summer just two years after his world-record arrival have intensified in recent weeks.
  • Manchester United announce pre-season tour of USA: Fixtures confirmed

    Manchester United announce pre-season tour of USA: Fixtures confirmed

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    Romelu Lukaku scored the 100th goal of his English Premier League career after just five minutes while Alexis Sanchez capped off arguably his best performance in a United jersey with a goal 15 minutes later. "We deserved to finish second in spite of what you can say, the critics you make, you all say the third, fourth, fifth, sixth are better than us, but they are not better than us because we have more points than them".
  • Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah tops Sky Sports Power Rankings

    Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah tops Sky Sports Power Rankings

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    He showed his quality. Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah is capable of destroying any defence and deserves to win the season-ending player of the year award, teammate Virgil van Dijk has said. "Honestly, I was thinking he was going to give a penalty", Mane told the Liverpool Echo . Asked about Salah, who is tipped to be his competitor for the award, the Belgian said it is hard to compare him with the Egyptian.
  • Matip out for rest of season with thigh injury

    Matip out for rest of season with thigh injury

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    Matip has missed six league matches this term due to a muscular injury, nevertheless the Bochum-born footballer - who recently forged a central defensive partnership with Virgil van Dijk - has played 35 times, registering one goal. While there is not set timetable to return, it will be a surprise to see him again before the season finale. Liverpool host Premier League leaders Manchester City in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday.
  • Jürgen Klopp braced for 'unbelievably difficult' Man City task

    Jürgen Klopp braced for 'unbelievably difficult' Man City task

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    The ESPN FC guys look ahead to the Champions League quarterfinal first leg between Liverpool and Manchester City . Klopp said: "It is about tactics but there will be fire in the game, so that's cool". The more intelligent amongst you will have noticed that, given they're in the same league, these two have already played eachother twice this season.
  • Liverpool style can make tie 'unpleasant' for City - Klopp

    Liverpool style can make tie 'unpleasant' for City - Klopp

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    It's hard to believe a poor performance from Liverpool's primary central midfielder despite his side enjoying nearly 75% possession all throughout the game. Klopp's Liverpool are in Premier League action this weekend when they take on Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. Virgil van Dijk (6.6) is the best of the rest, with Roberto Firmino (6.4), Loris Karius (6.3) and Jordan Henderson (6) all handed moderate ratings.
  • Predicted Liverpool side to face Manchester City in the Champions League

    Predicted Liverpool side to face Manchester City in the Champions League

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    Having first gone head to head with Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich, the friendly rivalry between Klopp and Guardiola has its biggest stage yet as Liverpool face City in the Champions League quarter-final first leg on Wednesday. "I think it's really not.it is about tactics but there will be fire in the game, so that's cool. I said, "See you soon" and sent him a little smiley emoji, to which he answered with a smiley as well".
  • David de Gea 'poised to sign new £350000-a-week deal'

    David de Gea 'poised to sign new £350000-a-week deal'

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    A five-year agreement would tie De Gea to United until the summer of 2023, at which point he would be 32. Sanchez has come in for some criticism for some quiet performances for Manchester United since his transfer to Old Trafford from Arsenal back in January.
  • Manchester United's Paul Pogba speaks about move amid Jose Mourinho feud

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    Taking a dig at the critics, the Special One finds Manchester United better team than Premier League title contenders. "I would be amazed if he lasts any length of time at Manchester United ". "You can't argue with his record but I think he goes over the score with his criticism of players". "The team played very well in the first half, he played very well in the first half; the team went a little bit down in the second half and Paul also went a little bit down, but he played 90 minutes ...
  • Stage set for BCCI media rights e-auction

    Stage set for BCCI media rights e-auction

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    Star already owns Indian cricket's most coveted media property IPL having paid a record 16,347 crores for a consolidated global bids that includes TV as well as digital rights. The Committee of Administrators (CoA) felt that the online bidding is a far more transparent method for competitive price discovery. Facebook and Google will be battle for the Digital Rights Package.
  • Arsenal vs Stoke: Why Wenger was angry with his players

    Arsenal vs Stoke: Why Wenger was angry with his players

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    Now we've got a big one on Thursday and we're ready for that. In other team news, Wilshere wore the armband today with Koscielny on the bench. Whereas Ospina deputised against Stoke for the aforementioned injured Cech. Ozil came alive as well at the hour mark. "We dominated the game but Chelsea created the chances and scored". From the corner, after the ball broke to Aubameyang, he cut across his shot beautifully to send it screaming low past Butland.
  • New Zealand need 382 for series sweep

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    But things are looking wholly more positive now, with Joe Root and Dawid Malan at the crease looking to kick on when play resumes. "Kane Williamson can block, I think Latham may be inclined to, though I don't think Colin de Grandhomme will".
  • Conte exit will cost Chelsea €10m

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    The Italy FA has already contacted their former manager, with Chelsea set to dispense with his services at the end of the season and the national team needing rebuilt. The Azzuri are desperate for him to lead their resurgence after their failure to qualify for the World Cup. Speaking BBC Sports, Conte said it was wrong to start apportioning blames on an individual player.
  • 5 possible overseas replacements for Darren Lehmann as Australia coach

    5 possible overseas replacements for Darren Lehmann as Australia coach

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    Smith, the captain who was banned for 12 months for allowing the ball-tampering, broke down at a press conference as he apologized for his role in the scandal on his return to Australia. "Despite telling media yesterday that I'm not resigning, after viewing Steve and Cameron's hurting, it is only fair that I make this decision". Smith was unable to complete his news conference at Sydney Airport and was ushered out of the room after a short display of raw emotion during which he repeatedly ...