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Arsenal took a commanding 4-1 lead to Moscow but trailed to goals from CSKA's Fedor Chalov and Kirill Nababkin and looked in danger of throwing away their advantage. Salzburg forced Lazio into a second-half capitulation as the Italians crashed out in the Europa League quarter-finals. Amadou Haidara's 72nd-minute strike from 30 yards sparked an awesome four-minute period, in which Hwang Hee-chan put the Austrian champions ahead on away goals before Stefan Lainer headed an aggregate ...
  • Tom Brady calls Patriots draft target a 'beast'

    Tom Brady calls Patriots draft target a 'beast'

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    The Patriots, who have picks 23 and 31 in the first round, are on the hunt for another QB to groom as Brady's eventual successor after trading away Jimmy Garoppolo . Equipped with multiple first round picks , and five selections in the first three rounds, Bill Belichick has the ability to pursue a high level quarterback .
  • Tyson Fury To Make Comeback In June

    Tyson Fury To Make Comeback In June

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    There's a lot of fascinating challenges out there for me and I'm looking forward to getting started. The opponent for Fury has yet to be revealed. He talked of how on Wednesday he had three different 12-round sparring sessions. A belt carrier for me. "He's fought his way back from there and now he's going to move on and I believe he can win his belts back". Though Team Joshua are hoping to lure Deontay Wilder to the U.K with a mouth-watering unification.
  • Judge Denies Cosby Defense Request For Mistrial

    Judge Denies Cosby Defense Request For Mistrial

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    The charged rhetoric has irritated Cosby's lawyers, who have lost two bids for a mistrial . He was in his mid-60s. "The question that I'm sure we're going to hear a lot about is, why would an innocent man pay $3.38 million for something he didn't do?" said lawyer Dennis McAndrews, who prosecuted chemical heir John E.
  • Azkals rise to 113 in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings

    Azkals rise to 113 in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings

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    Inspired by their victory over Poland in March's global friendly, Gernot Rohr's men climbed five placed - a position which makes them the sixth best team in Africa behind Tunisia, Senegal, Congo DR, Morocco and Egypt. Senegal, Democratic Republic of Congo and Morocco come second, third and fourth respectively. In Africa, the Super Eagles are now in the sixth position.
  • New Chelsea signing already considering his future at the club

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    But Desailly feels owner Roman Abramovich must look to overhaul the squad instead this time , rather than make the 13th managerial change of his tenure. 'Costa would have scored 10 targets better than [his replacement] Alvaro Morata. That's the bad part about our job - when there's a goal , there's a good chance you're the one getting pointed at, but you still have to take responsibility next time you get the ball and do what's best for the team.
  • Pep Guardiola and Liverpool charged by UEFA

    Pep Guardiola and Liverpool charged by UEFA

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    Key stat: Navas has won under half (46.15%) of his total duels in the Champions League this season. UEFA has handed Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola a charge of improper conduct after his confrontation with the officials on Tuesday, while Liverpool received another charge for fans' use of fireworks and missiles.
  • Europa League semi-finals draw

    Europa League semi-finals draw

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    The last-four draw takes place at UEFA headquarters in Switzerland at 12pm BST on Friday, with the games to be played on April 24/25 and May 1/2. However, Klopp has insisted that he is not anxious about who his team will face and instead wants to celebrate the fact that Liverpool FC have reached the last four of Europe's elite club competition for the first time in 10 years.
  • Knicks dismiss Jeff Hornacek; candidates include David Fizdale, David Blatt, Mark Jackson

    Knicks dismiss Jeff Hornacek; candidates include David Fizdale, David Blatt, Mark Jackson

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    Hornacek was informed of the decision upon the team's return home following their regular-season finale against the Cleveland Cavaliers , according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN . According to Wojnarowski, associate head coach Kurt Rambis was also dismissed. Hornacek opened up the offense after Jackson's departure, and the Knicks started surprisingly well this season.
  • Australia's oldest Commonwealth Games athlete wins last-gasp lawn bowls gold

    Australia's oldest Commonwealth Games athlete wins last-gasp lawn bowls gold

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    He warned, however, that they would take the matter "very seriously" if they were found to have broken the regulations and overstayed their visas which are due to expire on May 15. On Wednesday, the Cameroon Commonwealth Team announced that their eight athletes had gone missing. Two of the eight left without competing. The athletes have not yet broken any law.
  • Penguins open Stanley Cup playoffs with win over Flyers

    Penguins open Stanley Cup playoffs with win over Flyers

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    NHL executive Colin Campbell once famously said the league sells hate, and at no time is hate more widely bought, sold, distributed and celebrated than during the Stanley Cup playoffs. Leafs head coach Mike Babcock says the first-round series with Boston won't be "easy". David Pastrnak, Charlie McAvoy, Jake DeBrusk and Danton Heinen are among the youngsters that the Leafs will have to contend with.
  • Gianluigi Buffon sent off late in Juventus' Champions League quarter final exit

    Gianluigi Buffon sent off late in Juventus' Champions League quarter final exit

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    Few gave the Italians a chance following their 3-0 first-leg defeat in Turin, yet they battled back to draw the tie level at the Bernabeu thanks to a double from Mario Mandzukic and another goal from Blaise Matuidi . Ronaldo, meanwhile, insisted that Oliver was right to award a penalty . I won't accept that a referee is in charge of a game like this with two such high-profile teams and doesn't have the character, courage or ability to make calm decisions.
  • Popular WWE Diva Paige Announced Her Retirement Tonight Due To Injury

    Popular WWE Diva Paige Announced Her Retirement Tonight Due To Injury

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    A sneak peek of the film was released at the weekend, which features Dwayne Johnson and the two actors portraying Paige and her brother Zak. WWE's women's division would not be where it is today without Paige. In January, PWInsider reported (which I covered here ) that Paige was "medically disqualified" from competing in WWE . He represented US President Donald Trump and beat Umaga who fought for WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon.
  • Juventus comes up short in bid to overturn Real advantage

    Juventus comes up short in bid to overturn Real advantage

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    Mehdi Benatia's challenge on Lucas Vazquez had been clumsy, from behind and a desperate attempt to stop the Spaniard finishing from five yards. Ronaldo - who hit a double including a superb overhead kick in Madrid's first-leg win - duly smashed home a nerveless spot-kick to maintain his sensational run of scoring in every game in this season's Champions League , on what was his 150th appearance in the competition, to spare the blushes of Zinedine Zidane's men.
  • 76ers set team record with 15th consecutive win

    76ers set team record with 15th consecutive win

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    BC-BKN-76ers-Hawks, 2nd Ld-Writethru, 45776ers get team-record 15th straight win, 121-113 over HawksAP Photo GAJA107, GAJA116, GAJA108, GAJA106, GAJA104, GAJA105, GAJA103, GAJA101, GAJA102, GAJA111Eds: APNewsNow. So the Sixers want to have a great performance on Wednesday. Embiid said he will likely miss at least Game 1 of the playoffs this weekend because of the injury.
  • Yankees-Red Sox brawl after Tyler Austin hit by pitch

    Yankees-Red Sox brawl after Tyler Austin hit by pitch

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    Brock Holt took exception to Tyler Austin's slide. Boston clearly had tremendous foresight about the rivalry being renewed this season, and it reminded everyone of this with a great follow-up tweet amid the chaos at Fenway. Sanchez drove in four runs and Stanton had three hits and three RBI. The team said during Wednesday's game that he will be evaluated further. The 6-2, 220-pound Austin got up and nailed Carlos Febles with an overhand right as the Sox' third base coach was held by ...
  • Marc-Andre Fleury: Implied starter for Game 1

    Marc-Andre Fleury: Implied starter for Game 1

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    The Los Angeles Kings had their struggles last season. He was with Pittsburgh when the Penguins won titles in 2009, 2016 and 2017, starting 24 playoff games in '09. Now, people will say: "They're going to get kicked out (of the playoffs) right away". Or will this narrative serve as just another expectation to subvert? Vegas outlookrnExpansion teams are often patsies to the rest of the league.
  • Ronaldo makes Juventus pay penalty as epic fightback falls short

    Ronaldo makes Juventus pay penalty as epic fightback falls short

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    A frantic start to the game saw Madrid go up the other end with Juve relying on a Gianluigi Buffon double save to deny Gareth Bale , who tried a delicious back heel on his second attempt. The moments before taking the penalty went on forever. Elsewhere, it was a more routine affair with Bayern Munich holding Spanish side Sevilla to a goalless draw in the Bavarian city, to advance with a 2-1 aggregate score over the two legs.
  • Guardiola sent off as Salah, Firmino seal semi-final spot for Liverpool

    Guardiola sent off as Salah, Firmino seal semi-final spot for Liverpool

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    Liverpool managed to ride the storm, and after an inspired Jurgen Klopp team talk at half-time, goals from Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino sealed a memorable 2-1 win for the visitors. That doesn't make us a better team, that is just football and it is a good thing about the game. Now we have to go to Tottenham and we have to recover mentally.
  • Bears decide not to match the Saints offer to Cameron Meredith

    Bears decide not to match the Saints offer to Cameron Meredith

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    The Bears had more than enough salary cap space to keep him aboard, but the team decided otherwise to move on. The Chicago Bears had five days to match the offer and automatically retain their young, talented wide receiver. Cameron Meredith #81 of the Chicago Bears stands for the national anthem prior to the start of the game against the Washington Redskins at Soldier Field on December 24, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.