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Hodgson backs Benteke to fire for Palace next season

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I will look back on it and be proud of the work me and my coaching staff have done too. 'When you start ranking achievements it becomes hard. However, a 12-game winless run has left Stoke three points behind 17th-placed Swansea City with two matches remaining. Read More »

Nasvhillle Predators down Winnipeg Jets to even series 2-2

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The Predators, meanwhile, disposed of the Colorado Avalanche in six games in the opening round, and are looking to get back to the Stanley Cup final after losing out to the Pittsburgh Penguins in last year's final. Nashville opened the scoring late in the first period. An attempted clear by Winnipeg's Ben Chiarot in front instead went off defense partner Tyler Myers and directly to Hartman, who beat Hellebuyck up high. Read More »

Cardinals' Super Bowl odds longer after National Football League draft

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As it turned out, the fifth year of that deal was a team option. The Dallas Cowboys' odds to win the next Super Bowl took a hit in the wake of the National Football League draft, according to Bovada, the online betting site. 1 seed. and without their star quarterback, Carson Wentz . Pederson, 50, has a 20-12 record in two seasons with the Eagles. At this point, the only serious question is the health of Pro Bowl quarterback Carson Wentz, who is now recovering from an ACL and LCL tear ... Read More »

Red Bull conversations were had ahead of Azerbaijan Grand Prix

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In an instant, both cars were wiped out of the race. Mercedes-AMG seemed to have made a tactical masterstroke by running Bottas long in his opening stint, with the Finnish driver leap-frogging Vettel under the safety vehicle, Hamilton was third, with Kimi Raikkonen fourth. Read More »

Alberto Moreno claims Mohamed Salah is a very different player in training

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You need options when you win the ball and that's what Mo is doing pretty well and is why we changed the system at [Manchester] City in the first half [of the Champions League quarter-final second leg]. "You have to tell Klopp to put me in the final! Yeah. They do", Klopp said. The player didn't look that impressive at Chelsea - according to the majority of their fans at least, and given most people don't watch Fiorentina or Roma week in, week out, his emergence happened under the radar. Read More »

Verstappen admits 'too eager' in Baku

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They have been reminded that they are part of a team, they are highly paid individuals with the team's interest at heart. "I'm not going to talk about the incident but this was the worst case scenario and everyone is pretty heartbroken". The fateful lap 39 initially developed just any "dummy" manoeuvre would; with Ricciardo feigning an intent of repeating the same outside-line lunge that had proven so effective just a handful of laps before. Read More »

Red Bull teammates Verstappen, Ricciardo in controversial collision in Baku

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As the session wound down to a close , and a paddock of exhausted engineers looked forward to a relaxing evening, the poor Red Bull mechanics were put on alert as Verstappen had to limp his vehicle home with a dodgy sounding engine. As Red Bull's Christian Horner , Helmut Marko and Adrian Newey did their very best to hide their disgust - all clearly failing - Lauda was asked what he would do in their situation. Read More »

LeBron's Liverpool Investment Now Worth $32 Million

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James' marketing firm, LRMR, agreed to a joint venture with Fenway Sports Partners in 2011 after Boston Red Sox owner John Henry and chairman Tom Werner bought Liverpool for $477 million (£350m) in October 2010. And James' business partner Maverick Carter has spoken out James' vested interest in the Premier League club. The report claims Liverpool could now be sold for £1.2billion with the Champions League final berth earning the Reds an extra £735m. Read More »

Tiger Woods heads to Quail Hollow with new irons

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Woods took a small step back at Augusta National when he misfired with his iron play, didn't break par until the final round and tied for 32nd. McIlroy has achieved more success at the par-71 layout than any other course on the PGA Tour , with the Northern Irishman posting top-10 finishes in six of his eight starts at the venue. Read More »

Lineman shreds Redskins after signing with the Giants

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After signing his deal with New York, Francis took to Instagram and blasted his old team. Francis also added several hashtags to his picture, including one that let his feelings be known about the team's logo: #AndYourLogoIsRacist . Francis played six games for the Redskins last season, before being waived in October and re-signed in late November. He had 18 tackles, including a season-best six in the season finale against the Giants. Read More »

Redskins cheerleaders served as escorts on trip

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The trip was seen as mandatory for the cheerleaders , the story said. The team told the Times that it normally collects passports on worldwide trips as a matter of security. "But they were disturbed by some of the extracurricular requirements that put them in what they considered unsafe situations". I have to really reflect and think because I try to teach these women, these cheerleaders , to speak up, not just to me but to anybody. Read More »

Jays activate Donaldson after shoulder injury

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The Jays had taken a 5-0 lead behind left-hander Jaime Garcia, who breezed through the first three innings, then lost it in the fourth. Donaldson was bothered by soreness in his shoulder in training camp before going on the DL. Martin also hit a homer on Monday in Minnesota to break a 12 game homer-less streak. Between games, Pearce was placed on the disabled list due to an oblique strain. Read More »

Is Kentucky Derby favorite Justify too good to be true?

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They prefer to defer to the majority owners, while avoiding what will be another massive crowd that can make Churchill Downs not-so-comfortable, especially if you're trying to fight your way to a winner's circle that will be crammed with shareholders. Read More »

Marouane Fellaini: Man United 'wrong' over contract situation

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Another Belgian , midfielder Marouane Fellaini , scored their late victor against Arsenal and Mourinho is confident he will agree to a contract extension before the end of the season. Bailly has not featured since the 3-2 derby win over Manchester City on April 7 and was omitted from three of the past four squads, including the FA Cup semi-final win against Spurs at Wembley. Read More »

Klopp: Liverpool's "Fire" Will Match Real Madrid's Experience

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Liverpool will play Real Madrid in Kiev on May 26 as the Spanish side bid to win the Champions League for the third year in a row. "There's still a job to do". "Then we'll have two weeks to prepare for the final and we will use that time". And if they overcome Jurgen Klopp's men in the final, it will be a hat-trick of Champions League trophies for Los Blancos. Read More »

Mourinho: I don't want to sell any players

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Spain goalkeeper David de Gea was named the club's Player of the Season this week and Mourinho said he has pulled out some "fantastic and beautiful" saves. 'Looking at this season there were other players who could have won the award. "I have to admit that one of the most hard things in my 18 years as a manager is when a big player is leaving - it is always very sad", said Mourinho, via Goal . Read More »

India skipper Kohli signs deal with Surrey

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Indian captain Virat Kohli will begin his maiden county stint with the Surrey County Cricket Club. The 29-year-old averages more than 50 in all three formats for India and is ranked as the top one-day batsman in the world. I can't wait to get to the Kia Oval, said Kohli. The highest ranked Test batsman in the world not now serving a 12 month suspension for ball-tampering, the worldwide superstar will make his first foray into English domestic cricket with the London-based club. Read More »

Miami extends Mark Richt's contract through 2023 season

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With AP Photos. Mark Richt's contract at Miami has been extended for two years, meaning he's now in line to remain at his alma mater through the 2023 season. Last season Miami finished 10-3 overall and 7-1 in the ACC. He led the Hurricanes to their first appearance in the ACC title game previous year; their No. Read More »

Everything We Know About Avengers 4 - Plot, Characters, and More

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According to a report by TOI , the man, who was a mason worker had gone to watch the movie at Cinehub Multiplex theatre in Proddatur town in Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa district. Marvel merchandise and games also sell like hot cakes in Korea, which is home to three Marvel Stores in Seoul, two in Busan, and one in Paju, Gyeonggi Province. Read More »

Mariners' Ichiro Suzuki to enter front-office role for rest of '18 season

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His agent, John Boggs , told The Athletic, "He's taking on a different role for 2018, and 2019 has yet to evolve". Ichiro started Wednesday night and went 0-for-3 with a walk and a run scored. Right-handed pitcher Erik Goeddel was selected from Triple-A Tacoma to fill Ichiro's spot on the roster. Ichiro's list of career awards is lengthy. Read More »

Matt Ryan signs 5-year extension reportedly including record $100M guaranteed

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This deal now makes Ryan the highest-paid player in National Football League history. Ryan is a good quarterback, but Rodgers is clearly the better one. That year he produced career and franchise numbers in nearly every statistical passing category including: passing yards (4,944), passing touchdowns (38), passer rating (117.1), and completion percentage (69.9). Read More »

Bombardier selling Downsview property for $635M to pension manager

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The company amassed the debt to bring its flagship C Series airliner to market and continue development on its Global 7000 business jet, its biggest ever luxury aircraft. Bombardier's first quarter results showed revenue increasing in three of Bombardier's four businesses, led by a 21-percent rise in its rail unit. Sales climbed 12 percent to $4.03 billion, compared with expectations of $3.88 billion. Read More »

Lions trade defensive tackle Akeem Spence to Dolphins

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But with a schematic change on the horizon under first-year coach Matt Patricia, Spence , a true 4-3 defensive tackle, became a solid player without a clear role. Sylvester Williams was added in free agency, and Da'Shawn Hand in the fourth round of the draft. Spence joined the Lions in 2017 after spending four seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Read More »

Athletics S/Africa challenges IAAF ruling on Semenya

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Meanwhile, Athletics South Africa (ASA) has also announced that they will appeal against the new regulation. But it gave no details on what grounds it would seek to set aside the new rules, which come into effect on November 1 and will likely most effect Semenya. Read More »

Pens upset with multiple Game 2 controversies

Pittsburgh's Kris Letang scored roughly 11 minutes later with a point shot while Holtby had two layers of screens in front of him. The Penguins responded with two goals on two shots in two minutes and change: a Jake Guentzel tip-in and Patric Hornqvist's streak-snapping power-play marker. Read More »

Courtois rejects new Chelsea contract

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They are likely to miss out on a Champions League spot next season unless they win all their remaining games which means that some of their star players could be on the move as well in order to get Champions League football. While de Gea has always been the primary target for the Real Madrid , the Spain number one is thought to be happy at Manchester United and is rumoured to be close to signing a big money contract extension. Read More »

New Zealand weighing first Pakistan cricket tour since 2003

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Australia haven't played in Pakistan since 1998, and a Cricket Australia spokesperson said they were not considering moving any matches. New Zealand Cricket will later this year contemplate touring Pakistan for the first time in 15 years to play Twenty20 Internationals following a request from the Pakistan Cricket Board. Read More »

Dortmund always talking with Klopp - but not over Pulisic

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Jurgen Klopp is understood to be a big admirer of Pulisic, and a fresh summer pursuit would come as no surprise. Pulisic is under contract until 2020, and his value in the transfer market is projected to be about 60 million Euro. Pulisic can play as a winger or playmaker and has 20 caps for the USA. The Reds most assuredly need players who can fit in and around the front three next term, but Pulisic would doubtless also be a consideration as a No. Read More »