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Indeed Kenwright has now created enough anxiety among directors to make them reconsider. Amid suggestions that the move could go through in the next 48 hours, bringing an end to Rooney's association with his boyhood club, Allardyce was keen to play down repeated talk of a row between the two.
  • Ronaldo to undergo tests on his ankle injury, confirms Zidane

    Ronaldo to undergo tests on his ankle injury, confirms Zidane

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    Gareth Bale stepped up in his absence and cancelled out Lionel Messi's wonderstrike, but given the proximity of his injury to the final the hope was he would miss out at the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium . Liverpool will have to face a full-strength Real Madrid side in the upcoming UEFA Champions League final in Kiev, Ukraine. Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says his native Portugal can win the World Cup - thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo .
  • Lucas Vazquez reportedly wants a summer move to Liverpool from Real Madrid

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    Academy graduate Trent Alexander-Arnold was named Young Player of the Season with the 19-year-old's Champions League displays against Manchester City epitomising his rapid development. "It's a very important game and then Champions League final but I'm very happy here". Chris Hughton's side are however one of three teams to stop the Egyptian in the league this season.
  • Man City earn record-breaking farewell for Yaya

    Man City earn record-breaking farewell for Yaya

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    The following season he played a major role as City won their first Premier League title - and his best season was in 2013/14 when he scored 24 goals in 49 games in all competitions as Manuel Pellegrini's side won the title and League Cup. "We want to do it and make it more hard next year for another team to do it". City missed out on a new record with defeat to Manchester United but matched their neighbours' previous mark from 2000-01 by winning the league with five games to go.
  • The Stunning Superhero Save That Kept Huddersfield Town In The Premier League

    The Stunning Superhero Save That Kept Huddersfield Town In The Premier League

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    Laurent Depoitre fired the visitors into the lead against the run of play before Chelsea equalised in fortuitous fashion - Mathias Jorgensen's clearance striking Marcos Alonso in the face before flying into the net. Chelsea still have a chance of finishing in the top four and a place in next season's Champions League , but they need to win both their remaining matches, and hope either Liverpool or Tottenham slip up.
  • Warriors Playoff Scouting Report: Houston Rockets Guards

    Warriors Playoff Scouting Report: Houston Rockets Guards

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    And if he has that look in his eyes, he's a problem. Houston has been planning for this showdown for some time now, having built a team capable of competing with the Warriors. Durant was ready to face the Rockets in the big clash. I think all the experts think they have it figured out, and I don't think they do. General manager Dennis Lindsey says the team will be focused on internal improvements first during the offseason.
  • This Week In Golf: Jason Day Wins Wells Fargo By Two Strokes

    This Week In Golf: Jason Day Wins Wells Fargo By Two Strokes

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    He has made the cut in all but one start, and seemed to be nearing his old form when he contended for victory in consecutive events in Florida in March. McIlroy, a four-time major victor, was part of the other feature group announced, being joined by Americans Jordan Spieth , a three-time major victor and reigning British Open champion, and Justin Thomas , who won last year's PGA Championship.
  • Cavaliers 128 - Raptors 93: Not even close

    Cavaliers 128 - Raptors 93: Not even close

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    LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrates after the Toronto Raptors called a timeout during the first half of Game 4 of the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena on May 7, 2018 in Cleveland.
  • Justify wins sloppy Kentucky Derby, Baffert takes 5th title

    Justify wins sloppy Kentucky Derby, Baffert takes 5th title

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    Baffert's other victories came with Silver Charm (1997), Real Quiet (1998), War Emblem (2002) and Triple Crown victor American Pharoah (2015). He looks good, but I just have to observe him. Smith's other Derby victory came in 2005 with Giacomo. This horse is the real deal and now has the eyes of America on him. "It was a pretty awesome performance".
  • Manchester City lifts Premier League trophy as celebrations kick off

    Manchester City lifts Premier League trophy as celebrations kick off

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    Today we saw it. Today was proof we can do better. He went on to say: "Thank you for having me for such a long time, I know that is not easy but above all I am like you - I am an Arsenal fan". Pep Guardiola's side had been confirmed as champions on April 15, when rivals Manchester United fell to a shock defeat at the hands of West Brom, but they had to wait until after their penultimate home game of the season to celebrate properly.
  • Chelsea 1-0 Liverpool: Olivier Giroud keeps Blues' top-four hopes alive

    Chelsea 1-0 Liverpool: Olivier Giroud keeps Blues' top-four hopes alive

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    Marcos Alonso and Victor Moses start in the wingback positions with Bakayoko, Cesc Fabregas and N'golo Kante in the middle. Klopp took the initiative and replaced Clyne with Henderson soon after, with Alexander-Arnold returning to right-back after his more experienced counterpart's hard afternoon in his home city.
  • Dodgers-Padres-No-Hitter Alert,1st Ld-Writethru

    Dodgers-Padres-No-Hitter Alert,1st Ld-Writethru

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    Reliever Chris Hatcher allowed a home run to the next batter. Chase Utley added a triple, while Tim Locator added a double and starting pitcher Walker Buehler added a base hit as well to cap off the offense for the Dodgers in the win.
  • Jay Bruce defends Matt Harvey over refusing minor league assignment

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    Harvey was in the final year of his contract. As Bill wrote earlier this week , this move was a necessary one. It's been more of the same this season, and in 27 innings he has thrown to an ugly 7.00 ERA. "We're very pleased he is healthy and with more-than-needed Major League Baseball velo", Boras' text said. There's no telling how much of what befell Harvey was outside of his control, however, and it's certainly possible that the thoracic outlet operation is what did him in more so than ...
  • Weather deteriorating for Kentucky Derby

    Weather deteriorating for Kentucky Derby

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    Oddsmaker Mike Battaglia installed Justify , victor of the Santa Anita Derby as the 3-1 morning-line favorite. Justify , who started racing as a three-year-old, is the current favorite to win Saturday's race after triumphing in three contests, including the Santa Anita Derby in April.
  • Justify installed early 3-1 favorite for Kentucky Derby

    Justify installed early 3-1 favorite for Kentucky Derby

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    He also trains Solomini , who landed the No. 17 post and was installed as a 30-1 long shot by Churchill Downs' oddsmaker Mike Battaglia. The fact that cryptocurrencies are permeating even the most traditional events like the Run for the Roses is perhaps not surprising.
  • Real Madrid Eye Up Champions League Final

    Real Madrid Eye Up Champions League Final

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    Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid are seeking their third straight Champions League title. They immediately pinned Real back and, after Muller's cross was not cleared by Sergio Ramos , Joshua Kimmich pounced to underline his goalscorer's instinct even from the right-back position.
  • Australia eye day-night Test against India at Adelaide

    Australia eye day-night Test against India at Adelaide

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    Australia are scheduled to take on India in Adelaide from December 6th, which is where they traditionally play their "pink ball Tests". - Perth Stadium & Manuka Oval to host maiden Tests. The two-Test tour against Sri Lanka concludes at Manuka Oval in Canberra in a match to be staged from February 1 to 5. Given that a pink ball Test match against India is becoming increasingly unlikely, Australia might host a Day-Night Test against Windies in October.
  • Messi hat-trick seals Barca's 25th title

    Messi hat-trick seals Barca's 25th title

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    A 4-2 win over Deportivo La Coruna sealed the deal for Ernesto Valverde's side, with a goal from Philippe Coutinho and a hat trick from Lionel Messi getting the business done. "We've had some tough times and we've overcome everything without losing, which is unbelievable". As arch-rivals Real Madrid continue their bid for a record-extending 13th Champions League title, Barca fans are left pondering what might have been had their turbulent season gone differently.
  • Shaquem Griffin defines odds and get drafted by the Seahawks

    Shaquem Griffin defines odds and get drafted by the Seahawks

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    The Seahawks plan to start out Griffin at weakside linebacker, the spot K.J. Wright has manned exclusively since 2014. "I'm extremely blessed", Shaquem said . "That was the phone call I was waiting for my entire life", Shaquem said regarding the call from Seattle general manager John Schneider when he was chosen.
  • Cavusoglu, Pompeo to discuss Afghanistan in Brussels

    Cavusoglu, Pompeo to discuss Afghanistan in Brussels

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    Still, NATO officials see an "unprecedented opportunity" in Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's offer of unconditional peace talks accompanied by a cease-fire, the recognition of the Taliban as a political party and the release of some prisoners.
  • Who is Miami Dolphins sixth-round pick Cornell Armstrong?

    Who is Miami Dolphins sixth-round pick Cornell Armstrong?

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    He finished last season with 57 catches for 563 yards and nine touchdowns. Fitzpatrick said he was comfortable covering tight ends after his All-American 2017 season at Alabama . Gesicki had 48 receptions, 679 yards and 5 TD's for Penn State a year ago. "I would say making memories with my teammates and my brothers and all of the relationships that I formed through football", Fitzpatrick said in an interview with The Jersey Journal last week.
  • Champions Trophy scrapped in favour of World T20

    Champions Trophy scrapped in favour of World T20

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    It was hard. "And don't forget a 13-team ODI league is a huge step in making sure the 50 over format has much more context going forward", the former Proteas keeper said. It was also confirmed that the championship will not feature India-Pakistan clashes unless the teams make it to the finals. The India-Pakistan Tests have been kept out of the FTP as the Indian government does not approve bilateral cricket with the neighbouring country for political reasons, including Pakistan's policy of ...
  • Cowboys' Witten retiring after 15 seasons for 'MNF'

    Cowboys' Witten retiring after 15 seasons for 'MNF'

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    On April 27, they selected Boise State linebacker Leighton Vander Esch with their first-round pick. After an offseason of deliberation about his playing future, it seems that Jason Witten has made his decision. Neither Witten, ESPN nor the Cowboys has publicly responded to reports of his impending retirement. The news was surprising to the world, but Witten has stated last season that he was thinking about retiring and spending more time with his family.
  • Guice slides to Redskins

    Guice slides to Redskins

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    Guice was previously projected as a first-round pick but slipped to late in the second after a tumultuous offseason that including changing agents and fielding what he considered inappropriate questions from teams at the scouting combine. Derrius Guice #5 of the LSU Tigers rushes for yardage during the game against the Florida Gators at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on October 7, 2017 in Gainesville, Florida.