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Arsenal's Cech says Spurs showed more confidence & quality

Mauricio Pochettino's men go to West Ham on Friday and still have to host Manchester United in White Hart Lane's final game, whilst Chelsea play only one team in the top half. "The points ... they do not come from heaven, you earn them on the pitch", he said. "I'm very happy for the players and our fans". Alli opened the scoring as Spurs won 2-0 in the last north London derby at White Hart Lane before the venerable old ground is demolished to make way for a gleaming new stadium. Read More

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Red Bull can see gap to Ferrari narrowing

Verstappen qualified less than six tenths behind pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton in Barcelona, having been almost two seconds off the pace in the previous qualifying in Russian Federation. "I think this will be an important race", said Vettel. "I think [we are] a little bit happier, but we still need to work very hard to get more pace in the vehicle and the engine", Verstappen said. Read More

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Fighters react to Joanna Jedrzejczyk's spectacular performance at UFC 211

Fighters react to Joanna Jedrzejczyk's spectacular performance at UFC 211

Miocic (17-2, 11-2 in UFC) became the sixth UFC heavyweight to make consecutive successful title defenses, joining Randy Couture and Brock Lesnar , among others. "It was a tough fight and I've had tough fights like this when someone is making too much pressure". For Jedrzejczyk, it's just the beginning of what she hopes will be a career that puts her among the best female fighters of all time. Read More

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Holmes, Stanley share lead at Players Championship

Garcia is trying to become just the second person in history to win both the Players Championship and the Masters in the same year since Tiger Woods in 2001. Of 82 players in the third round, 49 made a double bogey or worse. Among those at 4 under was Jon Rahm of Spain, who couldn't get going because of bogeys that followed birdies and led to a 74. Read More

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Arsenal demolish Stoke 4-1 in battle for top four

Arsenal demolish Stoke 4-1 in battle for top four

Leaders since November, Chelsea face a pleasingly straightforward equation at West Bromwich Albion tomorrow: win and they will be Premier League champions. Both teams are looking to secure a Champions League spot which looked like a certainty for the Merseyside club until a late run of form from Arsenal put them unexpectedly back in contention. Read More

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Red Sox salvage final game with Brewers (AUDIO)

Red Sox salvage final game with Brewers (AUDIO)

That's special. That's fun. "It's kind of a fine-print rule where you have to tell the umpire what you're doing, I guess, because the way we set up in the stretch and the windup is too similar", Andriese said. I was (upset) after that", Sale said. He nearly escaped unscathed - retiring Bradley and Marrero on mirror-image ideal lower-outer-corner 3-2 fastballs - but Betts blasted a homer over into the Monster seats to give Boston a 2-1 lead. Read More

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Wizards Fall to Celtics in Game 5 of Semifinals

With Al Horford on his way to 19 points (on 8-of-9 shooting) and Jae Crowder en route to 18, the Wizards were being made to pay for their attention to Thomas. "We helped them make shots by giving up a lot of transition points". He attempted nine shots as opposed to four in the first half. The Celtics have been very bad in Washington through two games, averaging just 95.5 points on just 39.7 percent shooting. Read More

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Qualifying For The Champions League Is Key To Signing Players -Jurgen Klopp

Qualifying For The Champions League Is Key To Signing Players -Jurgen Klopp

Klopp's side have ended just three rounds of Premier League fixtures outside the top four this season, two of those coming way back in August. Daniel Sturridge has a good chance to make the starting XI if Firmino is unavailable. He could be the key to unlocking West Ham, who have kept four clean sheets in their last five matches, on Sunday. The rest do not win all the time but we always feel under pressure. Read More

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Chelsea manager says his players deserve Premier League title

We must be honest". Goals from Diego Costa, Marcos Alonso and Nemanja Matic secured the victory, meaning Chelsea will win the title if they beat West Brom on Friday. It was Mourinho's defence, comprising of goalkeeper Petr Cech and a back four of William Gallas, PFA Players' Player of the Year John Terry, Ricardo Carvalho and Paulo Ferreira, that was the real strength of this team as they conceded just 15 times across 38 fixtures, a figure only matched across history by Preston's 1888-89 ... Read More

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Netherlands appoints Dick Advocaat as national team coach

Netherlands appoints Dick Advocaat as national team coach

Former Netherlands player Ruud Gullit will also join the setup as an assistant to Advocaat. Previous head coach Danny Blind was sacked after the Dutch lost to Bulgaria in a 2018 World Cup qualifier in March. According to local media Louis van Gaal, Ronald Koeman, Frank de Boer, Henk ten Cate and German coach Roger Schmidt all turned the job down. I was still in talks with two candidates. Read More

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Juventus reach Champions League final

Juventus doubled itheir tally just before half-time. Gianluigi Buffon is once again in touching distance of his "dream" after Juventus reached a second Champions League final in three years. "I really enjoy coaching, that is what makes me relax". "Our win from the first leg means that we hold a slight advantage over them, but we need to play tomorrow as if it were a one-off match ". Read More

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Leila Seth, first woman judge of Delhi HC, dies

Leila Seth, first woman judge of Delhi HC, dies

She died of Cardiac arrest in her home in Noida on Friday around 10:30 PM. Justice Seth also had many firsts to her name. As the first woman Chief Justice of a High Court, she pushed the frontiers further within the judiciary, establishing the fact that women can be equally good or better judges, if only they are given appropriate opportunities at the right time. Read More

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Romelu Lukaku Responds To The Sun's Transfer Story

The Sun: Rudiger interests Chelsea as does his team-mate, midfielder Radja Nainggolan. The prolific Belgian worldwide has been persistently linked with a potential move to Old Trafford or former club Chelsea after turning down the chance to extend his stay on Merseyside by rejecting a lucrative new five-year deal said to be worth in the region of £140,000 ($181,152) per week. Read More

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Southampton: Southampton to keep star name

Southampton: Southampton to keep star name

But while the spate of reports surrounding Van Dijk suggests his departure is practically a foregone conclusion - one outlet even claimed he had been house hunting in Liverpool - Puel is adamant Southampton will not entertain any offers. The surgery is finished, he can work normally, he can start the gym work and rehab to come back for next season, and with us. We have to wait until the beginning of next season to see him back on the pitch with us. Read More

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Madrid Open: Sharapova sets up Bouchard grudge match

Bouchard booked her place in round two on Saturday with her first tour-level win since January and Sharapova completed her end of the bargain with a 4-6 6-4 6-0 victory over veteran Mirjana Lucic-Baroni. Maria Sharapova: "It's not the way I go about my job". "I think it's always great to be the person that's kind of in control of your actions while everything around you is moving in a different way". Read More

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John Daly wins first Champions Tour title

John Daly wins first Champions Tour title

It was a throwback Daly performance, complete with his signature wild trousers, three bogeys on the final three holes to make things more interesting, and topped off with a champagne shower. When Daly tapped in the winning putt, he pumped his fist. "Now I can say I'm a champion on the Champions Tour, which is really cool", Daly said. "It's not a long course, but there are so many left to right holes that favor a cutter", Daly said. Read More

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Royals manage just one hit in loss to Cleveland

Royals manage just one hit in loss to Cleveland

Andrew Miller worked a flawless eighth and Cody Allen pitched the ninth for his ninth save. The bullpen then locked up the final two innings. In the ninth, Allen hit Lorenzo Cain with a pitch to open the inning. "I have to make that play and be an athlete out there". Edwin Encarnacion homered with one out in the top of the fourth for the Indians' run. Kipnis' two-out single scored Michael Brantley. Read More

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Muntari's ban after protesting against racism lifted

Muntari's ban after protesting against racism lifted

Sulley Muntari of Pescara reacts to fans. The incident has received widespread condemnation around the globe with the head of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights backing Muntari after he walked off against Cagliari. "What am I supposed to do?" The referee's not just there to stand on the pitch and blow his whistle - he has to manage everything. Muntari said on Sky Calcio after the game "That sets a bad culture". Read More

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Kershaw, Bellinger lead Dodgers to 10-2 win over Padres

May. Those three runs were enough to secure the a win for the Dodgers , as the Padres were nearly completely ineffective against 2011 SBNation NL Cy Young Award co-winner Clayton Kershaw. "You go through stretches sometimes where you get lucky hits and the ball isn't going to the defender", he said. Either Sunday's rain helps push everyone back naturally, or Hyun-jin Ryu's return from the disabled list (his first day eligible is Thursday) will be strategically timed. Read More

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Barcelona 4-1 Villarreal

Barcelona 4-1 Villarreal

Fran Escriba's side responded after 31 minutes as Bakambu raced onto Roberto Soldado's through ball before keeping his composure to fire past Ter Stegen and score his seventh goal in six games. Believe it or not, Neymar being back from suspension against Espanyol is a massive boost for Suarez. Coach Luis Enrique on Friday praised the hard work of Villarreal during the season and said it is obvious that his team needs to win all remaining matches in order to keep their hopes to win La ... Read More

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May's Conservatives gain seats in British local elections

May's Conservatives gain seats in British local elections

However, the 11 Conservatives will probably have to be content with life in opposition, as Labour , with 26 seats, are just two short of a majority, and will have a number of options should they choose to do a deal with another party. Farage famously flew to NY to meet with Donald Trump shortly after his election as US President, having campaigned with him during the 2016 Presidential race. Read More

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OSU, OU tennis teams selected to host NCAA Tournament; TU earns bid

OSU, OU tennis teams selected to host NCAA Tournament; TU earns bid

Pac-12 teams earning national seeds include No. 4 USC, No. 5 UCLA, No. 8 California and No. 16 Stanford. Smith, now 11-0 in the No. 2 position, holds a 23-8 record on the season and is now riding a four-match winning streak. For the fourth time this season a team sport at Purdue has reached the NCAA Tournament. The top three teams along with the top three individuals not with a team from each region will advance to the NCAA Championships, played at Findlay Country Club in Findlay, Ohio (May ... Read More

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Federal Government to Invite Anthony Joshua to Nigeria

But Anthony said: "These guys will always have their door open for me; when all is said and done I'll always remember who was there when no one else was". "He showed he can recover from taking big shots". "Styles do make fights but I am sure I can beat AJ with one arm tied behind my back". Cuban heavyweight Luis Ortiz has warned Anthony Joshua that he will knock him out "within eight rounds" should he be confirmed as the next mandatory challenger for the British world heavyweight champion. Read More

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No injuries after small plane crashes on Mukilteo street

No injuries after small plane crashes on Mukilteo street

Experts verified the location of the video, matching visible billboards against Google Maps to the junction of the Mukilteo Speedway and Harbour Pointe Boulevard. Tyler Smith told KOMO NewsRadio that he saw the pilot and a passenger walking away. The FAA and NTSB will investigate. The airport is home to more than 650 aircraft, including single-engine and corporate jets, and also is home to the Boeing manufacturing plant for the 747, 767, 777 and 787 aircrafts. Read More

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Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid: Score Updates & Highlights

They are in third place in the Spanish league behind Barcelona and Real Madrid, but Atletico Madrid have allowed the least amount of goals in the division. Inexperienced midfielder Thomas Partey finished Saturday's win at Las Palmas at right-back, while another dubious option comes from left-footed central defender Lucas Hernandez, who yesterday signed a new contract until 2022. Read More

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Oilers take both games in Anaheim

Oilers take both games in Anaheim

Obviously, the Ducks will have something to say about how this plays out but Edmonton does have an ace in the hole and he wears No. 33 on his back. "I made some big saves early". All things considered, Todd McLellan could not have asked for a better result and the opportunity to take a stranglehold on this series has suddenly become a real possibility. Read More

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