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Can Man City smash the Premier League points and goals records?

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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has been handed a pretty decent injury boost this week in relation to one of their star men. Paul Cook's Wigan , who are flying high in their division, have already knocked out two top-flight sides this season in Bournemouth and West Ham. Read More »

PSG coach refuses 'future' talk after Real defeat

Zidane said: 'It's extremely tiring, for sure, and all the more so at Real Madrid . Los Blancos remain fourth in La Liga and trail leaders Barcelona by 17 points. However, Tottenham proved to be a tough test for them. Real has something. For a moment, PSG flirted with 1-2. Ronaldo scored the equaliser from the spot as Real Madrid beat Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 at the Bernabeu in a Champions League round-of-16 first leg match on Wednesday. Read More »

Suarez, Alba strike to give Barca win at stubborn Eibar

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Barcelona opened a 10-point lead at the top of La Liga with a 2-0 victory over Eibar , although Atletico Madrid can again reduce the gap when they host Athletic Bilbao Sunday. Alba later got the second goal in the 88th minute. Their breathing space still intact, there's not much time to breathe. This could mean that although Barcelona will want to be firing on all cylinders when they kick-off at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday, they'll equally have their eyes on keeping Atletico at bay ... Read More »

Bubba Watson will be battling for title against his polar opposite

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I think it would be a smart sign if I didn't play", Woods said earlier in the week from Riviera, where he was battling to make the cut on the course where he made his first tour start as a 16-year-old amateur. "I'm definitely in shouting distance, that's for sure", said Johnson, who teed off on the 10th and claimed the only birdie of his first nine holes at the par-five 11th. Read More »

Champions League: 5 things we learnt from Wednesday's games

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Neymar was largely overshadowed by Cristiano Ronaldo in Spain on Wednesday, but the Brazilian could have struck within 90 seconds in Paris when he was denied the legs of Strasbourg goalkeeper Alexandre Oukidja . "These are decisions you have to make", Zidane said. Neymar Sr. called the critics "vultures" in a lengthy Instagram post, defending his son and backing him ahead the second leg at Parc des Princes on March 6. Read More »

Brighton vs Coventry City Preview: Classic Encounter, Recent Form, Prediction and More

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I thought we started well and our application was very good. Down their right-hand side, they caused us problems and that was where the first goal came from. Brighton and Hove Albion boss Chris Hughton pointed to a fit and firing squad as key to Jurgen Locadia's impressive FA Cup bow. "We'd won the cup on a few occasions before; for them it was a massive, massive occasion and whenever I'm around anything to do with Coventry that's the one that's always brought back, that '87 cup final". Read More »

Guptill scores highest in T20 internationals

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From Kiwi opener Martin Guptill becoming the highest run-scorer in Twenty20 matches to Australia setting a new world record by chasing down the highest total ever in a Twenty20 worldwide. Warner, who has struggled for form recently, recovered with a vengeance and rushed to his half-century from only 20 balls with four fours and four sixes. Read More »

Czech Republic's Ester Ledecka takes shock super-G gold at Winter Olympics

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In super-G, the best go first. Her family's contribution now constitutes seven of the 10 Olympic medals won by skiers from Liechtenstein. She explained: "He (my grandfather) was supposed to help me". I'm still absolutely blown away. "I feel like in the Olympics, a lot of weird things happen and it's not that they [the winners] don't deserve it, it's just different". Read More »

Figure Skater Adam Rippon Wraps His First Winter Olympics With Bronze Medal

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America is delighted with Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon , who serves as a beacon of Reese Witherspoon-loving, Mike Pence-rejecting, Xanax-craving, sparkly leotard-donning hope in these divisive political times. He added that Pence - who has always been seen as an adversary to LGBTQ rights - "doesn't really stand for anything I believe in", asserting that the vice president supported "gay conversion therapy". Read More »

Devin Booker wins 2018 JBL Three-Point Contest

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Harris, who posted a first-round score of 18, Booker, who had a 19, and Thompson, who tied Booker with a 19 were the three shooters to advance to the final round and that's where things got really interesting. The 21-year-old shooting guard is in his third season with the Suns. Players have one minute to shoot as numerous 25 balls as they can; the three competitors with the highest scores in the first round advance to the championship round to shoot for the title and bragging rights. Read More »

San Diego Padres land Eric Hosmer

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In his seven years with the Royals, Hosmer had 127 homers, 566 RBI and finished with a.284 batting average. John Morosi of MLB .com reported Hosmer received an eight-year deal with an opt-out clause after the fifth season. With Hosmer joining the Padres as a four-time Gold Glove victor at first base, Myers will push to the outfield, according to Lin. By the way, with the addition of Hosmer, the Padres will shift Myers back to the outfield. Read More »

Krueger's silver ends USA speedskating medal drought

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Girard easily reached the podium. One of the pre-race favorites, Korean Yi-Rah Seo finished a distant third for the bronze, after being taken out in a crash along with his teammate Hyo-jun Lim, who finished fourth. Krueger almost skated to gold, finishing just over two-tenths of a second behind gold medal victor Samuel Girard of Canada. Canada would eventually finish out of the medals at the tournament and the Czech Republic would go on to win gold. Read More »

Kansas Comes From Behind To Beat West Virginia At Home 77-69

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Things aren't going to get any easier for Graham when he has to face opponents like Trae Young and Oklahoma and Texas Tech next week. West Virginia did not attempt a free throw in the first half but went 6-for-12 from 3-point range and forged a 34-34 halftime tie. Read More »

Twins trade for starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi

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The Rays traded pitcher Jake Odorizzi to the Twins in exchange for minor league infielder Jermaine Palacios, the team announced Saturday. Factoring in a theoretical 50-percent raise for 2019, he should be under Twins' control for around $16 million over the next two seasons. Read More »

Is Liverpool ace Mohamed Salah BEST Reds signing in 15 years?

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Forward Roberto Firmino has vowed that Liverpool's deadly strikeforce will make Porto suffer when they meet in the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday. "So, as amusing as it may seem, I think if they could get a centre forward, a penalty box player and play Firmino slightly deeper, I think it will be better for the balance of the team". Read More »

Olympics women's hockey quarterfinal, Russian Federation vs. Switzerland highlights, updated bracket and more

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The two teams playing on Saturday represent a new era in Olympic hockey, being comprised of an assortment of college athletes, European professionals, and retired NHL players. "We took a step forward". Former NHL players Rene Bourque and Wojtek Wolski each scored two goals apiece in the win over the Swiss. Should they make it past Tuesday's game, the Americans will have to face one of the top-four teams in the tournament the following day on no rest. Read More »

Ill Pogba out of United's visit to Huddersfield

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The French midfielder's poor form has been the subject of much discussion recently, with some reports suggesting the player is becoming unsettled at United after failing to play 90 minutes in the club's last three games against Tottenham , Huddersfield and Newcastle . Read More »

Ice Hockey - Like father, like son: Donato nets for the US

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Up next for the Americans, they're taking on the Olympic athletes from Russian Federation. Could the defense hold strong in game 2? OAR forward Mikhail Grigorenko said: "We know the United States is always going to play us tough". Slovenia never meant to give up and its forward Jan Mursak spoiled the game's clean sheet of Russian goalie Vasily Koshechkin scoring a goal late in the middle period. Read More »

Ledecka takes Alpine skiing women's super-G in PyeongChang

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Ledecka - better known as a world champion snowboarder - was among the later starters in Saturday's race, with all of the supposed medal contenders having posted times and defending champion Anna Veith holding top spot. And today she did. Also between the Turin and Vancouver games, Vonn actually became " Lindsey Vonn ", marrying fellow skier and 2002 Olympic teammate Thomas Vonn in 2007, in Deer Valley, Utah. Read More »

Slovenian ice hockey team opens Olympics with upset over US

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As the last team of group A, the team of the United Arab Republic in the quarterfinals met with the winners of group In Switzerland. The stakes only heighten the drama of the always-emotional USA-Russia meeting. In game number 2 Team USA hockey took on Slovakia - and even before the puck dropped you could tell by the fanfare outside this one was going to be a great game with tons of red-white-and blue. Read More »

Winter Olympics 2018: Veith admirably gracious after Ledecka snatches gold

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Whilst Vonn continues as one of the faces of United States sport - with multiple sponsorship endorsements - she closes in on making skiing history by either male or female competitor during the regular season. "I wish I had as much athleticism as she has to hop from sport to sport and win everything", Vonn said of Ledecka after finishing sixth in the super-G. Read More »

Antonio Conte's Agent Believes The Italian Will Be At Chelsea, Next Season

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The Frenchman joined Chelsea for £18 million from Arsenal in January and failed to score in his first couple of appearances against Watford and West Brom in the Premier league. It was a fine finish and one that made up for the striker twice having earlier allowed inviting crosses from Willian and then Danny Drinkwater to flash across the face of goal without him adding the final touch that such clever play had warranted. Read More »

West Brom players under investigation for alleged taxi theft in Spain

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The report claimed the players were taken to a police station in Barcelona but not arrested in relation to the incident, which is said to have taken place at around 05:30 local time. "They've broken a curfew and that's unacceptable". Asked if he was confident his position was safe, Pardew - appointed in November - said: "I think (with) all these situations, you can't be certain of your job, you just have to try to do your job, and that is what I will do". Read More »

'Ice Prince' Hanyu reigns with second skating gold

The greatest female ski racer of all time, one of the favorites for the event, finished sixth in a magnificent race won by Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic. "For me, the first reaction was like, 'Is this possible?'" Veith said. It can't happen. That Ledecka is even here trying to compete in these two sports - and to be sure, they are vastly different - is beyond unlikely. Read More »

Barcelona Ease Past 10-Man Eibar, Set Club Record

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Philippe Coutinho is a certain starter, considering he is ineligible to feature in the Champions League for the remainder of the campaign, and should be on the left side of the midfield. Barca's attention now turns to Chelsea on Tuesday in the Champions League round of 16, with Sergio Busquets saying nothing is being taken for granted despite the excellent results so far under Valverde. Read More »

T25-Ohio State-Penn State

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Next weekend, the Nittany Lions will host UMBC, Monmouth and St. John's in a three-game series at the USA Baseball National Training Center in Cary, North Carolina. He'll need to be on his game as he likely will be guarding Ohio State's Keita Bates-Diop, the favorite to win the Big Ten Player of the Year award. Read More »

Czech Republic tops Canada in shootout, 3-2

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Striker Jan Kovář scored the game-winning shootout goal for the Czech Republic. Maybe the Canadians will get some help from other teams, but if they don't advance straight to the quarter-finals after the preliminary round, they will have to play a qualification game to earn a spot in the quarters. Read More »

Why Winnie the Pooh is skater Yuzuru Hanyu's lucky charm

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Toshinobu Takahashi, who came to the public viewing site with Kondo, said that he could not even imagine how much effort Hanyu had to put in after a three-month competitive layoff before the Olympics . It was enough for fifth place for the 18-year-old, whose bid to upstage Hanyu had come unstuck when he flopped in the short programme on Friday to leave him trailing in 17th. Read More »

Jimmie Johnson's auto totaled in Can-Am Duel wreck at Daytona

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Both years he also emerged as the Cup Series champion. Joey Logano is the most accomplished driver in this field as a Cup Series regular. If drivers can't solve that problem before the Daytona 500 , it could be an ugly race. has left the tracks, Elliott is the new fan favorite. When it comes to daily fantasy, Daytona is a different kind of beast. The misfortune for the baby-faced Byron, the 2017 Xfinity Series victor, did not arrive until 38th lap when he lost control of the No. Read More »

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba may move to Real Madrid

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The France global would apparently like to play on the left hand side of a midfield three, and former United star Paul Ince is concerned Pogba could leave in the summer if the issue isn't resolved. "We need to sign a midfield player", said Mourinho. It happens with every team when the most crucial players are not performing. "If, for you, promotion is that they train regularly with us, they have been promoted for a long time", Mourinho said when they were mentioned to him. Read More »

Ex-Raiders CB David Amerson lands in AFC West with Chiefs

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Marcus Peters and Steven Nelson are entrenched as starters for Kansas City's secondary, but the team went through a revolving door with Phillip Gaines, Kenneth Acker, Darrelle Revis and Terrance Mitchell as the No. ALAMEDA, Calif. - The Oakland Raiders have released CB David Amerson, the club announced Monday. Amerson, 26, played the first two seasons of his career with the Washington Redskins after being a second round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. Read More »

How to Watch Eibar vs. Barcelona

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The Barcelona boss was delighted with that much-needed rest but admitted that he would have liked to play the game a day earlier in order to have the same time as Chelsea - who face Hull City in the FA Cup fifth round on Friday - to prepare for the first leg of their Champions League tie. Read More »

Orioles Ink Starting Pitcher Cashner

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A 31-year-old right-hander, Cashner is 42-64 with a 3.80 ERA in eight major league seasons with the Chicago Cubs, San Diego, Miami and Texas, including 11-11 with a 3.40 ERA for the Rangers last year. In total, Cashner can earn $41 million over three seasons if all options and incentives are activated. The Orioles would have to clear 40-man organizational roster space with a corresponding move in order to add Cashner. Read More »