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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.
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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.
  • Giants' Saquon Barkley Topped Jersey Sales for First-Round Picks

    Giants' Saquon Barkley Topped Jersey Sales for First-Round Picks

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    Shortly thereafter, the Cleveland Browns selected Nick Chubb at No. 35 overall and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers chose Ronald Jones II at No. 38. That's something the Giants desperately needed coming off a 3-13 season. "I'm beyond excited", Hernandez said Friday during a conference call with reporters . "I just want to win games". It's who I am. "To be able to get to work with guys like that, it's like wow".
  • Steelers Snag A Pair Of Cowboys In Washington and Rudolph

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    The Bills opened the draft making two splashes in trading up to select both Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen and Virginia Tech linebacker Tremaine Edmunds in the first round. Washington joins the Steelers receiver room after the departure of Martavis Bryant in the form of a trade with the Oakland Raiders last night. He's also truly special after the catch.
  • EUROPA: Diego Costa named to Atletico Madrid squad to face Arsenal

    EUROPA: Diego Costa named to Atletico Madrid squad to face Arsenal

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    Arsene Wenger and Arsenal have been ridiculed in the British media after the Premier League giants issued two statements late Wednesday clarifying remarks by the long-serving manager about his departure. "But honestly it's not something which will stop me doing what I am doing at the moment". Tributes have been flooding in for departing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger .
  • Maple Leafs hope for new ending in Game 7 against Bruins

    Maple Leafs hope for new ending in Game 7 against Bruins

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    The B's dropped the previous two games and fell behind 4-3 on second-period goals by Travis Dermott and Kasperi Kapanen before earning the right to face the Lightning in the next round. There's no time to not feel confident now and I just want to do anything I can to help the team. Babcock says that there was no reason for them to play like they did in the third and yet it happened.
  • Comcast Beats Earnings Estimates, Makes Formal Bid For Sky

    Comcast Beats Earnings Estimates, Makes Formal Bid For Sky

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    Inc. reported 294,835 shares in Comcast Corp equivalent to 12.94% of its USA long equity exposure. The volume of the company in the last trading session was 36.91 Million. Gradient Invs Ltd Liability has 5,921 shares. Mackenzie Financial Corp now owns 10,694,977 shares of the cable giant's stock valued at $428,334,000 after buying an additional 10,560,249 shares during the last quarter.
  • Victor Oladipo: Lebron's block was a goaltend

    Victor Oladipo: Lebron's block was a goaltend

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    The pressure to stop him is oppressively conceptual: Should you take a slow step, guess the wrong move or lean the wrong way, LeBron is virtually guaranteed to capitalize. It really sucks."The Pacers didn't beg for the call immediately after the play". While Oladipo worked painstakingly to avoid Cleveland's pick-and-roll traps, James operated as if the defense were immaterial.
  • Russell Westbrook scores 45; Thunder beat Jazz to avoid elimination

    Russell Westbrook scores 45; Thunder beat Jazz to avoid elimination

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    That was when they trailed the Utah Jazz 71-46 with 8:30 remaining in the third quarter, while trailing Utah 3-1 in the series. The result was a stunning 107-99 loss in Oklahoma City. Russell Westbrook led the Thunder to the third-largest comeback in playoff history on Wednesday, finishing an incredible Game 5 performance with 45 points, 15 rebounds, seven assists and five 3-pointers.
  • Wilder Offers Joshua $50m For Heavyweight Mega-fight

    Wilder Offers Joshua $50m For Heavyweight Mega-fight

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    Joshua had previously said he'd have no problem fighting Wilder for $50 million dollars upfront. a demand so insane that some thought it was his way of backing out of the fight. Wilder then added: "I'll see you soon then". "I am looking forward to our meeting in the ring". "We'll see how badly he wants the fight", DiBella told the newspaper.
  • Timing Of Arsenal Departure Not My Decision, Says Wenger

    Timing Of Arsenal Departure Not My Decision, Says Wenger

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    Speaking ahead of the first leg of Arsenal's Europa League semi-final clash with Atletico Madrid , he told reporters: "I wish that all goes well [for the new man]", he said. "At the moment I'm just focused on that". I don't know, first of all. I will continue to work that's for sure. He added: "Is there a ideal goodbye?" "We mention Patrick Vieira , Thierry Henry, Mikel Arteta , it doesn't bother me, as long as they have a plan of action going forward, because the attitude of the ...
  • Carlo Ancelotti in talks with Italy to become next head coach

    Carlo Ancelotti in talks with Italy to become next head coach

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    Italy are very close to getting Carlo Ancelotti to take over the national team, according to the latest reports from the Corriere . Ancelotti has been an immensely successful coach in short bursts since ending his eight-year reign at AC Milan in 2009 - winning league titles in Germany, France and England as well as the Champions League, Uefa Super Cup, Club World Cup and a litter of other domestic trophies - but as yet has not tasted global management.
  • Will the Philadelphia Eagles visit the White House?

    Will the Philadelphia Eagles visit the White House?

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    Nick Foles said he will do whatever the organization decides when it comes to a White House visit. The Eagles have been "in conversations" to set up a date to visit the White House, but a trip wouldn't likely be too popular with the owner or the team.