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Javi Gracia happy with performance after Watford lose to Manchester United

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They struggled to put David de Gea in the Manchester United goal in under any real pressure despite all the good play. "First half, there were times we weren't at our best, but second half - I'll speak the truth: we were bad". "Luke has got so much in his locker", the manager said. "Paul is important for us and we couldn't keep the ball today". "OK, the last two games haven't gone to plan, [but] if you have the momentum that the team have at the moment, that's all you want". Read More »

Eden Hazard a Chelsea legend, says Drogba

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Thibaut Courtois has labelled Eden Hazard as one of the "best players in the world" and would like the Chelsea forward to join him at Real Madrid . He is very efficient and I am happy to see it. He won the league twice , he won the FA Cup , he won Player of the Year . "He is someone who has great expectations of himself and of his teammates because he wants to win". Read More »

Avery Johnson And Alabama Are Reportedly Negotiating A Buyout

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Before taking over at Alabama, Johnson spent time as an ESPN analyst after spending seven seasons as a head coach in the National Basketball Association for the Dallas Mavericks and the New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets. "It was an honor and privilege to work with these young men and their families", Johnson said in a statement. This was an opportunity of a lifetime, and we truly enjoyed our experience at Alabama. Read More »

Maurizio Sarri sasses back at Chelsea fans over Callum Hudson-Odoi

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Hudson-Odoi earned his Three Lions debut against Montenegro last week, but reportedly can not even break his way into Maurizio Sarri's first 11 for Chelsea's match against Cardiff this weekend. I don't remember exactly, but 19 or 20 matches. But Sarri confessed on Friday he missed most of the match and won't cede to demands from fans to start the promising forward . Read More »

Federer downs Anderson to reach Miami semi-finals

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Shapovalov, who beat fellow young gun Frances Tiafoe 6-7 (5/7), 6-4, 6-2 to reach his third ATP Masters semi-final, grew up idolising and studying the 20 time Slam-winning Swiss legend who once again rolled back the years with a sublime show at Hard Rock Stadium. Read More »

EPL: Rooney reveals why Liverpool shouldn't win title

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The reason Liverpool have got so close to City this season and closed what was an enormous gap last season is that they have invested so wisely on players and brought about improvement in the ones Klopp already had. That would be because if any of the other semi-finalists ( Wolves , Watford or Brighton ) were to win the FA Cup they would go straight into the group stage and leave sixth place in the Premier League to go through the qualifying route. Read More »

Eagles acquire RB Howard in trade with Bears

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The Bears shipped the former Gardendale High School and UAB standout to the Philadelphia Eagles for a conditional pick in the 2020 NFL Draft . In 16 games last season, Howard amassed 935 rushing yards and 145 receiving yards. He made the Pro Bowl in his first season when he set a Bears rookie record with 1,313 yards rushing. The Eagles gave up very little to acquire Howard. Read More »

Manchester United appoint Solksjaer as permanent manager

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There is no doubt Solskjaer's impact since replacing Jose Mourinho in December has been significant , as performances have improved immeasurably and the atmosphere around the club seems much healthier. A remarkable last-minute comeback against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last 16 was the icing on the cake of an impressive second half of the season and now the club can begin to plan for their future in earnest. Read More »

Cowboys, Dolphins Agree On Deal For Quinn

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After sacking the Giants quarterback seven times a year ago - including six in one game at AT&T Stadium - the Cowboys were close to beefing up their defensive line Thursday by nearing a trade for pass rusher Robert Quinn from the Dolphins , NFL Network reported . Read More »

France tame Iceland 4-0 in Euro 2020 qualifier

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On this form, Deschamps is likely to use Giroud again in June when they face Turkey, who also have a maximum six points in Group H after beating Moldova 4-0 yesterday. Another suggested that Mbappe is the third best player in the world, after Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, and will soon surpass both of them. Mbappe made it 3-0 with a clean finish in the 78th after collecting a subtle through ball from Griezmann, who completed the rout six minutes from time on the break. Read More »

Tiger, McIlroy winners of their opening rounds at WGC-Match Play

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Watson needed to win the 18th against Kevin Na, but his second shot out of the bunker in front of the green came back down the slope and into his footprint. Everyone plays everyone else in their group over the first three days, after which the player with the best record in each group advances to the 16-man knockout phase over the weekend. Read More »

Warriors PR: Center Jordan Bell is suspended for one game

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It wasn't immediately clear what Bell had purchased or how much it cost when he attempted to tag it to assistant coach Mike Brown's bill at the Peabody Hotel on Tuesday, the Athletic reported. There is also concern, according to the report, that is isn't the first time Bell has done this to a member of the Warriors organization on a road trip. Read More »

Jos Buttler becomes first Mankading victim in the history of the league

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It was a legal dismissal but one seen by many as going against the " spirit of the game ". Chasing the stiff target, Buttler and skipper Ajinkya Rahane (27) got Rajasthan off to a brisk start. We ended on the right side of the coin, but I definitely think that those are game-changing moments and batsmen need to be wary of it. Kings XI Punjab didn't have the best of winning record against Rajasthan Royals at latter's backyard but they broke all stereotypes by notching their first ... Read More »

Buffalo vs Texas Tech

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The Texas Tech Red Raiders defeated Northern Kentucky 72-57 in the opening round. The team went 32-3 on the season while going 16-2 in conference play. Culver led Texas Tech in scoring on the season with 18.8 points, 6.4 rebounds, and 3.8 assists per game. The third-seeded Red Raiders (28-6) broke away with a 27-3 burst that spanned both halves. Read More »

National Football League trade rumors: 3 teams very interested in Josh Rosen

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What if Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers' successor is already in the NFL? It's hard to believe Arizona, with a little over one month to go until they're officially on the clock, hasn't circled their preferred pick at this point. According to Prisco, Arizona might be happy with a third-round draft pick in exchange for Rosen, even though the former UCLA product prompted the Cardinals to move up for him in 2018. Read More »

Paul Casey repeats triumph at PGA Tour's Valspar Championship

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Bubba Watson equalled the best round of the day with a three-under 68 to tie for fourth place with South Korea's Sungjae Im (70). Retief Goosen, a two-time U.S. But he was left to rue a bogey on the hard 16, where his approach sailed long and he opted to try a bump shot with a fairway wood instead of a chip or putt. Read More »

Lonzo Ball says severing ties with Alan Foster was 'very difficult'

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Big Baller Brand suffered issues immediately upon creation as reports of late shipments and poorly-made shoes hindered its ability to gain any footing in the already-competitive USA shoe market. LeBron explained, "Whatever the kid decides to do, whatever brand he comes with next - if it's with Nike obviously we would welcome him". According to the report, Lonzo's financial advisor was the one who raised concerns about the company's finances to LaVar last fall. Read More »

NASCAR announces big changes to 2020 Cup Series schedule

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Phoenix International Raceway will take over duties as host of NASCAR's final race to crown a season champion. "Pocono Raceway will be a marquee, bucket-list event next year", said Pocono CEO Nick Igdalsky. Bristol will be the first cutoff race when the field is whittled down from 16 to 12 drivers, and the West Coast swing will begin immediately after the season-opening Daytona 500, which bumps the Atlanta Motor Speedway race down to the fifth race of the season. Read More »

Ex-NFL, CFL QB Johnny Manziel makes AAF debut

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It was Silvers that led the offense on a 2-minute drill down 25-17, finding Ryan Horn for the score and Brandon Barnes on the 2-point conversion to tie the game with 24 seconds remaining. Based on the way Mike Singletary reacted to Vernon Davis many years ago, one wonders if the head coach will be excited about Manziel's extracurricular activities. Read More »

Jordy Nelson To Retire From NFL After 11 Seasons

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But Nelson will forever be remembered for teaming with quarterback Aaron Rodgers , and the wide receiver used his size and speed to terrorize defenses during nine seasons with the Green Bay Packers . Nelson has amassed 8,587 career receiving yards and 72 touchdowns on 613 receptions. His 69 touchdowns are the second-most of any Green Bay receiver behind only Don Hutson. Read More »

‘Drama queen?’ Teen Andreescu beats Kerber again at Miami

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Kerber was possibly referring to Andreescu taking a medical timeout for her arm, and receiving treatment during changeovers. The Canadian defeated Kerber in the Indian Wells final for her first career title. "I guess this is just a way of my body telling me that it's had enough", Andreescu said. "There's always a time for a first". "I'm not really thinking about my match too much today". Read More »