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Lionel Messi thanks Argentina fans for support despite Spain thrashing

Lionel Messi thanks Argentina fans for support despite Spain thrashing

Lokomotiv Moscow's Jefferson Farfan made it 2-0 from close range in the 47th minute with Millwall keeper Jordan Archer, one of four starting debutants, looking culpable again after his misjudgement had led to the earlier penalty. "We have the players and we are fighting hard". Jorge Sampaoli's men kick off their World Cup campaign by taking on Iceland on June 16. Goal-scorer: Lionel Messi smiles after a near miss. Read More

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Fabinho checks into Melwood to agree LFC deal

Fabinho checks into Melwood to agree LFC deal

Following news of Fabinho's move to Liverpool , he told the Anfield fans what to expect from him, admitting he is prone to the odd yellow card. "After he arrived here he was able to achieve higher development at this football club". The 24-year-old has managed to score 29 goals in three seasons for Monaco . "I will take time to reflect on things". He added: "I believe I am a player that can organise the game well for my team". Read More

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Kyrie Irving underwent nasal surgery prior to Game 7

Kyrie Irving underwent nasal surgery prior to Game 7

If Boston opts to, it can run back its Eastern Conference Finals team, while adding All-Stars Hayward and Irving to the mix. "At this time past year", he said, "I couldn't have said that we were going to have 11 new players off the team that just won 52 games and won a playoff round (actually two), but you just don't know what opportunities present themselves". Read More

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Capitals Vs. Golden Knights Live Stream

Capitals Vs. Golden Knights Live Stream

Depth players are already making their presences felt, so it's easy to see that both teams sport the sort of supporting casts you usually need to make it this far. "I'm definitely happy for the Caps", Harper said. "So we made a proposal that I didn't think would work, and it didn't work because our guys like Schmidt". Read More

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French Open draw: Serena, Sharapova could meet in Round of 16

French Open draw: Serena, Sharapova could meet in Round of 16

Paris - World No 1 Simona Halep said on Friday that she thinks Serena Williams is still capable of challenging for titles, as the American prepares to make her Grand Slam return at the French Open . I think that would be nice". Maria Sharapova vs Serena Williams R16 Clash on the Cards? Williams had her first child in September. The 31-year-old is seeded 28th and is in fact in the same quarter as that of Serena. Read More

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Warriors Vs. Rockets Live Stream

Warriors Vs. Rockets Live Stream

His right hamstring strain could not only shift the balance of the Western Conference Finals , it might impact which team hoists the Larry O'Brien Trophy at the end of the NBA Finals and this postseason marred by injuries. Hopefully, the Rockets will get some of the benefit of that on Monday. For the second straight night, National Basketball Association fans will be treated to a Game 7 . Read More

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Not hosting: Auburn will hit road for NCAA Regional

Not hosting: Auburn will hit road for NCAA Regional

FSU is one of six ACC teams in the postseason, joined by No. 6 national seed North Carolina, No. 10 overall seed Clemson and No. 16 overall seed North Carolina State. "We had a great regular season". Regional site hosts will be announced this evening at 8:30 p.m., with the complete 64-team NCAA field to follow Monday at noon (ESPNU). Read More

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LeBron James Is Headed To His 8TH STRAIGHT NBA Finals

LeBron James Is Headed To His 8TH STRAIGHT NBA Finals

We had to play 'Bron as many minutes as he had to. He delivered. He was up for the challenge. He'll now head to the NBA Finals for an incredible eighth straight season. It was a lot of James , but not All-James, All-The-Time. James has been in the finals every year since 2011 - four with Miami, and now four straight with Cleveland . Read More

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Sunrisers prepare to take on Dhoni's Super Kings in IPL final

Sunrisers prepare to take on Dhoni's Super Kings in IPL final

There is no doubt that today's match is going to be an absolute cracker. Players like Faf du Plessis and Dwayne Bravo, who are 33 and 34 respectively, have played key roles in the team's road towards their record seventh IPL final . Rashid Khan, after playing a fiery cameo with the bat, emerged as the hero with the ball for the Sunrisers once again. Gayle, had a statement to make and he began the tournament in blistering form and he silenced his critics with a big century against one of ... Read More

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NFL Players Who Don't Stand For Anthem 'Shouldn't Be In The Country'

NFL Players Who Don't Stand For Anthem 'Shouldn't Be In The Country'

Donald Trump sided with the National Football League (NFL) on their new policy on players kneeling for the national anthem , saying that anyone who refuses to stand "shouldn't be in the country", Yahoo News is reporting . "I never want to put restrictions on the speech of our players". "Do I prefer that they stand?" Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long, who donated his base salary previous year to various educational charities, ripped the announcement on Twitter . Read More

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Sam Allardyce And David Moyes Both On Verge Of Getting The Boot

Sam Allardyce And David Moyes Both On Verge Of Getting The Boot

Allardyce initially rejected Everton's overture as he wanted a longer deal than the contract until the end of the season that was offered, and indeed The Toffees came back with a two-year deal which he signed. Defining moment: The 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in November which ultimately signaled the end of the Foxes' poor start to the season and saw them start a four-game winning run and leave the relegation battle in the rearview mirror. Read More

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Hart, Wilshere Dropped As England Name 23-Man World Cup Squad

Hart, Wilshere Dropped As England Name 23-Man World Cup Squad

Stalwart defender Gary Cahill was left out of the squad for the last set of global friendlies although the ex-Middlesbrough man has reneged on that decision and has opted to include him in the 23. Injuries meant their Reds teammates Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Joe Gomez were unavailable for selection. Both have been on the periphery of the squad, with Delph not having appeared since 2015, but both have thrived in their left back positions for Manchester United and Manchester City . Read More

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Victor Hedman: Comes up big in Game 3 win

Victor Hedman: Comes up big in Game 3 win

Tampa Bay scores three early goals to beat the Capitals , 4-2 and crawl back into the series. "But we can't do it for one night and be satisfied". "We know (the Capitals ) have a great power play, and they obviously played around in the first two games and got some big goals", Hedman said. Read More

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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola revels in 'magnificent' 100-point season

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola revels in 'magnificent' 100-point season

Southampton are a physical team, so many people defending deep". The points tally was also the best of Guardiola's managerial career, beating his previous total of 98 points doing his time with Barcelona. When I was a little boy I always say England was a little bit like a paradise. The goal was the Scot's first in a Liverpool shirt. However, with Russian oligarch owner Roman Abramovich no longer able to simply outspend the competition, Chelsea are at a crossroads. Read More

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Conte warns Chelsea flops to shape up ahead of FACup final

Conte warns Chelsea flops to shape up ahead of FACup final

Chelsea now face a second season outside the Champions League in the last three years, which represents a significant blow to the club in both financial and footballing terms. The Champions League-winning former Liverpool manager ranks his achievement in guiding Newcastle to a top half finish among the highlights of his glittering coaching career. Read More

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Butler's 94 keeps RR alive in IPL

Butler's 94 keeps RR alive in IPL

Although Mumbai Indians will step out on with a "favourite" tag to brand themselves, both carry a strong momentum with them as they lock horns with the hosts on a comeback trail with three consecutive victories while Rajasthan Royals have bounced back to win two back-to-back games. Read More

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Chaves edges new Giro leader Yates on Stage 6

Chaves edges new Giro leader Yates on Stage 6

But Bennett stuck to his rival and just pipped the home favourite to the line to become the first Irish victor of a Giro stage since Stephen Roche in 1987. "I had to freewheel for a moment because I knew it was just a bit too early". Obviously, I really want to win again, but it's going to be more relaxing because today I felt a lot of pressure. Read More

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3 keys to victory in Game 1

3 keys to victory in Game 1

With the Cavs preparing to face the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals, here are a few things to watch throughout the series. The trio, along with steady forces Al Horford and Marcus Smart - all utilised by the coaching of Brad Stevens - have propelled Boston past all expectations and given them a shot to inexplicably reach the Finals in what was assumed to be a lost season. Read More

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Brazil's Nunes beats Pennington and retains UFC title

Brazil's Nunes beats Pennington and retains UFC title

It's sad. Everyone must be saying a lot of bad things about him on social media, but I really think she needs to surround herself with people who want the best for her so she can really evolve for her next fights. Nunes had the clear advantage from the outset of the first round. "C'mon girl. I know it hurts, I know". She used to train with us. "It was the hardest fight in my career". Read More

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Chelsea chase Champions League; Swansea & Saints fight for survival

Chelsea chase Champions League; Swansea & Saints fight for survival

Former Wales striker Iwan Roberts said the decision on Carvalhal's future was "crucial" to Swansea's future as they plan for life in the Championship after seven successive campaigns in the Premier League. With Swansea City's fate to be sealed this weekend, there looks set to be big changes at the club regardless of the outcome. An example scenario that would see Swansea avoid relegation is them beating Stoke 4-0 and Manchester City battering Southampton 6-0. Read More

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Rockets and Warriors-the one and two in the Western Conference

Rockets and Warriors-the one and two in the Western Conference

At the close of last year's Finals, Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey was famously quoted as saying he'd have to "up his risk profile" if his team was to compete with Golden State. Is Houston a threat? In fact, he dismisses any edge people believe the Rockets to have. Houston wins series 4-1. Houston's 122-121 win in October - a game in which they wiped out a 13-point deficit in the fourth quarter - set the stage for what's to come. Read More

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Embiid assures 76ers have 'a bright future'

Embiid assures 76ers have 'a bright future'

We've gotta learn from it. If Simmons' 76ers lose they will be eliminated from the playoffs and Baynes' Celtics will move on to play the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals . Smart will most likely be matched up against LeBron James on defense. While Simmons would love to bottle up that production and take it back to Boston for Wednesday's critical Game 5 (8 p.m./TNT), he knows it all starts with the team's approach. Read More

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Judge powers Yankees past Red Sox with late home run

Judge powers Yankees past Red Sox with late home run

Pirates 6, White Sox 5: Colin Moran hit a two-run homer that capped a four-run rally against Nate Jones in the ninth inning as visiting Pittsburgh sent Chicago to its fifth straight loss. Brett Gardner kickstarted the Yankees' offense with a double that was nearly a leadoff homer to right center field. "Just running off adrenaline there". Read More

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Trump's meddling is likely to work against US World Cup bid

Trump's meddling is likely to work against US World Cup bid

The North African application has received the support of several countries from all over the world, including Saint Lucia, Qatar, Botswana, Nigeria , Kenya, Belgium, France, Egypt , and Tunisia. The US hosted the tournament 24 years ago. Last week Trump sent out a message to countries that they better support the US-Mexico-Canada bid and he continued lobbying during a joint news conference with the Nigerian President. Read More

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