• English clubs doing it tough in Europe, says Chelsea coach Sarri
English clubs doing it tough in Europe, says Chelsea coach Sarri

The dramatic victories come after both Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspurs booked their places in this year's Champions League final in two come-from-behind wins this week. The Olympic Stadium in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, will host the final. It also could be Eden Hazard's last home game for Chelsea as all signs point to a move to Re...

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  • Why ‘Special’ Iheanacho Is Playing Poorly For Leicester, Eagles - Siasia
Why ‘Special’ Iheanacho Is Playing Poorly For Leicester, Eagles - Siasia

With different bonuses being included for each competition won, City's bonus bill would reach more than £15 million. In cases where players have not hit the 60pc threshold, bonuses are, in the main, reduced by 50pc, although there are exceptions and exemptions.

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  • Liverpool target de Ligt rejects Manchester United move
Liverpool target de Ligt rejects Manchester United move

The Star further claims that United were even willing to offer the Dutch global a five-year contract worth £250,000-per-week, or £65m over the course of the whole deal. "But I saw the Barcelona game yesterday [a 4-0 defeat by Liverpool in the Champions League] and they need something at the back desperately because there are one or two player...

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  • Pochettino's dream turns sour as Spurs misfire against Ajax
Pochettino's dream turns sour as Spurs misfire against Ajax

Donny van de Beek's early goal set the tone for a dominant first half display from Ajax , and although Spurs did improve and had a few chances, they just couldn't impose themselves on the Dutch giants. Ajax hold the record for the most number of titles, five ahead of Feyenoord on 18, though a loss this time will mean that it will have been...

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  • Kentucky Derby Winner Announces Decision On The Preakness
Kentucky Derby Winner Announces Decision On The Preakness

He is hopeful the illness isn't anything serious. "He's off the training list and will miss the Preakness", Mott said about the son of Lookin At Lucky, who is still stabled at Churchill Downs . The Preakness, the second leg of the Triple Crown, is May 18 in Baltimore, and it remains to be seen if the Kentucky Derby victor will race. "He ran a re...

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  • Liverpool stuns Barcelona to advance to Champions League final
Liverpool stuns Barcelona to advance to Champions League final

In a truly remarkable - and intense - game not only did Liverpool erase that disadvantage inside 56 minutes, they went on to score a victor inside 90 minutes and, remarkably, kept Lionel Messi quiet. "When you have a collapse of this nature", Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said, "we will have a few awful days ahead". "We made it more ha...

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  • Liverpool complete historic comeback to beat Barcelona, advance to UCL final
Liverpool complete historic comeback to beat Barcelona, advance to UCL final

Luis Suarez offered a scathing assessment of his Barcelona team, saying they played like "schoolboys" in the remarkable 4-0 Uefa Champions League semi-final, second leg defeat to Liverpool . Yet with Virgil van Dijk and Joel Matip outstanding in the centre of defence and Brazilian Fabinho making some crucial interventions in midfield, Liver...

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  • Klopp confirms Salah ruled out of Barcelona tie
Klopp confirms Salah ruled out of Barcelona tie

Even without Salah and Firmino, Liverpool are a superior opponent to Roma and have scored three or more goals on 19 occasions already this season - including away at Newcastle United on Saturday night, where a late victor from former Wolfsburg loanee Divock Origi kept the Reds in the Premier League title race.

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  • Tiger Woods to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom from Trump
Tiger Woods to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom from Trump

But these same critics seemingly ignored the fact that Woods completed one of the greatest career comebacks in sports history by winning the Masters Tournament a month ago. Trump also named a villa after him at the Trump National Doral Miami. A presidential medal to a sports star usually wouldn't raise questions of conflicts.

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  • Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Rules On Maximum Security Appeal
Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Rules On Maximum Security Appeal

The trainer's two horses in the Run for the Roses field - Country House and Tacitus - had finished second and fourth, respectively, not good enough to win at Churchill Downs but good enough to start planning for their next race, which likely would have been the Belmont Stakes on June 8.

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  • LeBron was stunned by Magic leaving Lakers
LeBron was stunned by Magic leaving Lakers

He had no clue something out of the ordinary was about to happen. 'Nah, I'm out of here, ' " James said, via the Washington Post . "And not even have [a heads-up] like: 'Hey, Bron. James revealed that he found out about Johnson's resignation from his business partner, Randy Mims , and then confirmed the news browsing his phone.

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  • Trail Blazers center says he separated his shoulder more
Trail Blazers center says he separated his shoulder more

The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Denver Nuggets in a Friday night thriller at the Moda Center, prevailing in the NBA's first four-overtime playoff game since 1953 to take a 2-1 lead in their second-round series. We did a better job on the ball. Kanter had 15 points, tied for second most on his team. "I liked the tone we set for most of...

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  • Spurs Defender Juan Foyth Sent Off Two Minutes After Coming On
Spurs Defender Juan Foyth Sent Off Two Minutes After Coming On

Heung-Min Son and Juan Foyth were both sent off in a five-minute spell either side of half time as Spurs totally lost their heads, but nearly held on for a crucial point in the top four battle. He said: "I think it is a huge achievement [to be in the PL for another season], but the problem is that it gets boring for everybody here". Their resou...

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  • NHL ROUNDUP: Blue Jackets beat Bruins
NHL ROUNDUP: Blue Jackets beat Bruins

They pay us a lot of money to play the game, so thank you. [Marchand] will do that on pucks. During the playoffs, Columbus is 1st in power play conversions at 38.1% and 4th in penalty kill at 87.5%. DURING THE PLAYOFFS: Bruins: Averaging 3.1 goals, 4.7 assists, 2.8 penalties and 5.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a.923 ...

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  • Ben Simmons' 76ers throttle Raptors in National Basketball Association
Ben Simmons' 76ers throttle Raptors in National Basketball Association

When the Raptors lost last year or the year before or the year before that, LeBron was always in the way. Teams that are down 3-1 have gone on to lose the series in the National Basketball Association about 96 per cent of the time according to WhoWins.com.

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  • Chelsea search for improvements as they train for Manchester United
Chelsea search for improvements as they train for Manchester United

While Lukaku has gone on to start in just over half of Solskjaer's games in charge, much have those have been down to injuries to that aforementioned trio of players. "I feel that since I took over to where they are just now, I don't think there's an bad lot of difference", he said. However, in the past few weeks, they have been extremely poor and ...

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  • Kentucky Derby favorite ruled out of race
Kentucky Derby favorite ruled out of race

They checked him out with a scope and found the problem. The ordeal will knock him off the Triple Crown trail. Trainer Bob Baffert told Sports Illustrated that he is sticking with jockey Florent Geroux for Roadster . Kentucky Derby spokesman Darren Rogers tweeted the news Wednesday evening. A fixture in the horse racing world who has been writ...

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  • Frankfurt vs Chelsea: It will be hard to qualify for final - Sarri
Frankfurt vs Chelsea: It will be hard to qualify for final - Sarri

Chelsea now have just two fit centre-backs, although full-back Cesar Azpilicueta can cover there. With little over 20 minutes played in Germany, his precise header - steered into the bottom corner of Kepa Arrizabalaga's goal - was enough to give his side the lead.

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  • Lightning open playoff series against the Blue Jackets
Lightning open playoff series against the Blue Jackets

If you need any proof of that fact, just take a look at what San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski did during Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Vegas Golden Knights . With his team controlling play for much of the third period, St. Louis' Patrick Maroon created a turnover with his effective forecheck and sent the puck to the slo...

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  • Manchester City and Liverpool break Premier League ground
Manchester City and Liverpool break Premier League ground

All of these things were likely in the mind of former Newcastle United striker Alan Shearer when discussing United prior to their 2-0 Premier League defeat to rivals Manchester City last week. The club issued an update on Ramsey's injury on Wednesday, stating he will continue to "receive treatment and further assessment" and confirmed he will...

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  • Gregg Popovich on Nikola Jokic:
Gregg Popovich on Nikola Jokic: "He is magnificent"

Forbes dunked after a Denver miss to make it a two-point game with 52 seconds left. He didn't foul, essentially allowing the Nuggets to run out the clock and win the game. In Game 1 , Jokic became only the fourth player to collect a triple-double in his first playoff game. As if that wasn't enough, Jokic had a plethora of other incredible acco...

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  • IPL 2019 | 'Mr IPL!' - Twitter Celebrates Another Warner Classic
IPL 2019 | 'Mr IPL!' - Twitter Celebrates Another Warner Classic

However, the introduction of another Ashwin - Murugan - got Punjab their first wicket, Saha snapped up by debutant wicketkeeper Prabhsimran Singh as he tried to pull. The next wicket was of Nicholas Pooran (21) who was dismissed by Ahmed at the 11 over. Coming off an electrifying 83 off 49 balls against the Chennai Super Kings, Pandey was in the gr...

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  • Durant nets 50 as Warriors advance to National Basketball Association second round
Durant nets 50 as Warriors advance to National Basketball Association second round

His worst effort came in Game 3 when Houston won despite him missing his first 15 shots to set an National Basketball Association record for most misses to start a playoff game. It will be up to Durant to find a blend of shot selection and facilitating to keep the Warriors in rhythm. Stephen Curry added 24 points for Golden State and Draymon...

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  • Warriors v Rockets: Three things that will decide semi-final series
Warriors v Rockets: Three things that will decide semi-final series

They know all of the tricks. For Golden State, it's a quick turnaround for Game 1 against the Rockets with tip-off scheduled for 8.30pm (BST) on Sunday. Harden referred to the ankle injury Leonard suffered in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals against the Warriors two years ago. Only 20 teams in National Basketball Association history have...

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  • Are referees really favoring the Golden State Warriors?
Are referees really favoring the Golden State Warriors?

Just call the game the way it's supposed to be called, and we'll live with the results. Asked to comment on Harden's complaints, Green said , "I've been fouled by James on a James three-pointer before". "I don't know yet". Durant has tallied 33 or more points in five straight playoff games, including a 50-point outing in the Warriors' Game 6...

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  • Zidane slams display in Rayo Vallecano defeat — Real Madrid
Zidane slams display in Rayo Vallecano defeat — Real Madrid

It was one of Madrid's worst games since Zidane - who quit last season after leading the team to three straight Champions League titles - returned to replace Santiago Solari eight matches ago. They put in the performance that we should have. We were not committed in anything, challenges, running. That is the reality of today, we can not play li...

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  • Broncos trade of Chris Harris would help rebuild process
Broncos trade of Chris Harris would help rebuild process

Only South Broward High School alumnus and former Auburn running back Tucker Frederickson, who was the No. 1 overall pick of the New York Giants in 1965, has been taken higher than baby Bosa. I definitely didn't intend for that to be the case. Samuel (6-foot, 210 pounds) comes with a physical style and yards-after-the-catch flair that could make ...

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  • NFL Draft: Browns select Odell Beckham Jr. with the No. 17 pick
NFL Draft: Browns select Odell Beckham Jr. with the No. 17 pick

Left tackle Duane Brown was taken with the 26th pick in 2008. The ACC and Big Ten were tied for second among all conferences with seven selections each as the Big 12 and Pac-12 followed with three players each drafted on Thursday night. All right - the first night of the National Football League didn't go as planned for many Houston Texans fans. ...

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  • Golden Knights vs. San Jose Sharks Game 7 Live Stream
Golden Knights vs. San Jose Sharks Game 7 Live Stream

He's really smart, he's patient and he for sure help us [in Game 7] because we were a little bit struggling early - and kind of all playoff with power play. "It's the same thing as that football game, the Saints, it changes the whole outcome", Marchessault said , via Sin Bin Vegas' transcription . "Seriously.

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  • Practice abandoned after drain cover wrecks Williams auto
Practice abandoned after drain cover wrecks Williams auto

The incident subsequently took a weird turn when the recovery vehicle struck a bridge on its way back to the pits and began dousing its cargo in what appeared to be hydraulic fluid. Russell won at the Baku street circuit a year ago on his way to the Formula Two title but Kubica has never raced there before and Williams need all the track time they ...

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