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Devastated French defender Laurent Koscielny ruled out of World Cup

Devastated French defender Laurent Koscielny ruled out of World Cup

And it seems the initial worries were well founded, with Koscielny forced to undergo surgery earlier today to fix his achilles tendon. "He will miss the World Cup. "People want hope and they need to prepare for the next season", he said of the search for a new coach. "He has gone through a hard patch now because he is always in and out but once he is back on a consistent way he will have a huge influence". Read More

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Paxton pitches sixth no-hitter in Mariners' history

Paxton pitches sixth no-hitter in Mariners' history

Center fielder Dee Gordon made some great catchers, and third baseman Kyle Seager made a great diving stop at third to save the no-hit bid. Catcher Russell Martin sent Paxton's 95 miles per hour a long way. His second-to-last pitch clocked in on the Rogers Centre gun at 100 m.p.h. Mariners history too. It was the sixth no-hitter for the franchise and fifth by an individual pitcher. Read More

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Drab draw can't spoil Manchester City's title party

Drab draw can't spoil Manchester City's title party

The crowning moment on a handsome, sunny day in east Manchester came when Vincent Kompany raised aloft the biggest prize in English football , the third time the long-serving City captain has done so in seven seasons. Toure was out of contract at the end of last season but after an impressive run of form convinced manager Pep Guardiola to give him another 12-month deal. Read More

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Tiger Woods Just Finished His 3rd Round At The Wells Fargo Championship

Tiger Woods Just Finished His 3rd Round At The Wells Fargo Championship

Woods' sixth straight third round of par of better was promising, but it wasn't good enough to make up a lot of ground - and certainly not as bold as the moves from Phil Mickelson (64) or Rory McIlroy (66). Alone in second is Nick Watney , who shot a five-under 66 to get to eight-under 205 for the tournament. Mickelson wasn't that wild - three bogeys, two birdies, another 72, and he made the cut with one shot to spare. Read More

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Yaya Toure to leave Manchester City, says Pep Guardiola

Yaya Toure to leave Manchester City, says Pep Guardiola

The Ivory Coast global has made 229 Premier League appearances in his eight seasons at Etihad Stadium and been a driving force behind the side which won two league titles, an FA Cup and two League Cups. And since our Premier League title win, delivered with five matches to spare, we've been speaking to Pep to get an insight into the way he sees the game. Read More

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LeBron James: 'I Wasn't a Complete Basketball Player' in 2011 NBA Finals

LeBron James: 'I Wasn't a Complete Basketball Player' in 2011 NBA Finals

On March 21, the Cavs won a 132-129 shootout behind 35 points and 17 assists from LeBron James. In the fourth, James closed the door entirely, putting on an exhibition from midrange with a series of unguardable daggers. "When you turn the ball over three times, now you can get back and get your defense set". Game 3 will be on Saturday Night in Cleveland. The lead was 15 after Hill's steal and layup with 1:01 left before the Raptors scored the final four points of the period to trail by 11. Read More

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Matt Ryan, Falcons Agree To Record-Setting New Contract

Matt Ryan, Falcons Agree To Record-Setting New Contract

Now he's going to get paid like it. Now that Ryan has essentially become a Falcon For Life, it's time to address his overall legacy in the National Football League universe. 1 tailback (Devonta Freeman-NFL's highest-paid running back, in terms of total payout) and potential No. 3 back on the roster (rookie Ito Smith, a fourth-round pick with insane stats from his time at Southern Miss). Read More

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How the Warriors contained Anthony Davis in Game 1

How the Warriors contained Anthony Davis in Game 1

No, the Warriors deserve praise because a lesser team might have given into Curry's pleas to play in Game 1. The good news for Warriors fans is that Curry's return is imminent. Golden State dominated Game 1 after a 35-34 quarter, en route to a 22-point victory. "If he does, we'll take him out, and we'll figure out when to play him, with whom and what the rotation would look like". Read More

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Joshua Frazier drafted by Pittsburgh Steelers in seventh round

Joshua Frazier drafted by Pittsburgh Steelers in seventh round

Now, the former Northwestern High quarterback and Oklahoma State star will get an opportunity to play at the highest level. The Steelers will have three picks including two picks in the fifth round. Washington and Rudolph have played before on Heinz Field, their future home. However, Pittsburgh made waves earlier in the night with the announcement of the trade of wide receiver Martavis Bryant to the Oakland Raiders for a third-round pick. Read More

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Conte keen for Cahill to play ahead of World Cup

Conte keen for Cahill to play ahead of World Cup

After a limp title defence, and likely failure to finish in the top four, Conte pinpointed Chelsea's inability to finish teams off as their number one problem this season. "I think this season we are not clinical". "I think he is still the man but it doesn't come down to me". Olivier Giroud was signed from London rivals Arsenal in January to bolster Conte's attacking options, but the Frenchman has so far managed to only net twice in the Premier League since switching allegiances. Read More

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Jerome Boateng has hinted his future could lie away from Bayern Munich

Jerome Boateng has hinted his future could lie away from Bayern Munich

After medical tests, the worldwide centre-back was diagnosed with an adductor problem in his left thigh, raising fears the 29-year-old might be ruled out of the World Cup. "Life is full of setbacks.Now it's all about fighting to be there in Russian Federation". Now it's time to fight to be in Russian Federation. The German global has made over 250 appearances to help Bayern win a whole host of top honours including 7 Bundesliga titles, 4 domestic cups and the Champions League . Read More

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One-handed linebacker Shaquem Griffin drafted by Seattle Seahawks

One-handed linebacker Shaquem Griffin drafted by Seattle Seahawks

Exactly the sort of player the Seahawks seem to find; they drafted his twin brother, Shaquill , out of UCF a year ago. Some believed UCF had offered Shaquem a place just to curry favor with Shaquill . "It's just so much. A lot of film watching for me", he said. "It definitely was a tough three days. I mean, I was just lost for words". The moment the brothers took to the stage together was special, and the entire National Football League community will be pulling for Shaquem to have a ... Read More

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Steven Gerrard Frontrunner For Rangers Manager's Job

Steven Gerrard Frontrunner For Rangers Manager's Job

The 32-year-old Scotland worldwide midfielder played with Gerrard at Liverpool during the 2011-12 season before leaving for Stoke in the summer of 2012 for a transfer fee reported by The Guardian to be worth £4 million. Klopp has been impressed with the job done by the 37-year-old. Crouch has spoken about his early days at Liverpool in his latest Daily Mail column , revealing what both Gerrard and Carragher did in a training session to test every player. Read More

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Man left critically ill after clash between Liverpool and Roma fans

Man left critically ill after clash between Liverpool and Roma fans

Salah set the tone in the first half, and followed that up with two magical assists in the second, setting up Mane and then Firmino for tap-ins. Liverpool took full advantage of some very bad Roma defending in the second period. "He is in outstandingly good shape, in world-class shape, 100 percent. He is a fantastic player that we are really happy to have", added Klopp after the Roma victory. Read More

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Davis wills Pelicans to playoff series win

Davis wills Pelicans to playoff series win

The win marked the first time in National Basketball Association history that a team seeded sixth or lower swept a first-round series in the modern best-of-seven format, which replaced best-of-five series in 2003. The Pelicans , however, posted a dominant point differential of 18 points per game in that five-game stretch. Alvin Gentry earned his way to at least one more season on the New Orleans Pelicans' bench. Read More

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Vieira makes U-turn on Arsenal decision

Vieira makes U-turn on Arsenal decision

Honestly and seriously, no", Vieira said Tuesday as NYCFC unveiled its new training facility in Orangeburg. "When your name is linked with big teams in Europe, it's good", he added. Vieira feels that over time he's improved with how he prepares his team. It was somewhere I spent nine years and I love the club. "I think having a clear idea about the way we want to play, what I want from players in each position, regarding the formation that I want to use". Read More

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Saints won't match Ravens offer for Willie Snead

Saints won't match Ravens offer for Willie Snead

But after they signed Cameron Meredith away from the Chicago Bears with their own offer sheet, it was always unlikely that they would decide to match the Ravens' offer for Snead. Though he only caught eight passes for 92 yards last season, the potential is there. "In three seasons with the Saints, the 5'11", 195-pound receiver hauled in 149 catches for 1,971 yards and seven touchdowns. Read More

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Struggling Matt Harvey could be sent to Mets bullpen

Struggling Matt Harvey could be sent to Mets bullpen

On the heels of back-to-back losses, the Mets chose Harvey. "That last three innings I think I was able to break through that mental block I was feeling every time I went out there", Harvey said . Following Thursday night's 12-4 loss to the Braves, Callaway did not say whether Harvey will get another start, which is now scheduled for Wednesday night in St. Read More

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Yankees use big inning to beat Stroman, Blue Jays

Yankees use big inning to beat Stroman, Blue Jays

Obviously it's going to change, but I mean, I was 22, 23 catching 40-year-olds. Jordan Montgomery pitched himself in and out of trouble over six strong innings as the Yankees get back to winning ways over the Blue Jays. The 5-foot-8 right-hander has been shaky in his three starts, allowing 13 runs in 14.2 innings, resulting in a poor 7.98 ERA and a 1.01 WHIP. It's a small sample, to be sure, but Hernandez demonstrated huge power potential with eight home runs in a September call-up last ... Read More

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IPL 2018 : Chennai Super Kings win by four runs

IPL 2018 : Chennai Super Kings win by four runs

Royals did manage to fight back as leg spinner Shreyas Gopal got Raina, M.S. Dhoni and Sam Billings in quick succession. 9 runs come from this over. SRH and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson came to the party with a classic innings of 84 which nearly took SRH to victory. Rayudu was the dominant partner as he stroked the ball to a nicety. Read More

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Bucks' Dellavedova catches Celtics sleeping on inbound pass

Bucks' Dellavedova catches Celtics sleeping on inbound pass

With all of that in mind, let's take a closer look at the Bucks' individual performances from an all-important Game 4 win. According to Grande, Smart is eyeing a return to the lineup on Thursday night in Game 6. The Celtics battled in a special way in that second half, but now they have a better understanding of what kind of standard needs to be held if they are going to get a victory, especially on the road. Read More

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