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Ronaldo hits 100th European goal as Real win at Bayern

Arturo Vidal gave the German champions the lead with a powerful header but also missed a first-half penalty before a second-half brace from Cristiano Ronaldo turned the game on its head. The deficit could have been greater but Sergio Ramos' injury time header was ruled out for offside, leaving Bayern with a glimmer of hope for the second leg.

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Experienced Blackhawks lead field of Cup contenders out West

This is a mismatch in terms of playoff experience as Washington has been to the playoffs in eight of the last nine seasons while Toronto has only eight players on their entire roster with at least 10 games of playoff experience. The Eastern Conference seems poised to have a good run at winning the Stanley Cup this year, as most of their teams have dominated the regular season.

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State rests in Hernandez double-murder trial

Defense attorney Jose Baez began his closing argument by saying that prosecutors' star witness, a former friend of the ex-National Football League star, had lied when he said Hernandez had grown furious with the two men after one of them inadvertently spilled a drink on him.

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Mesut Ozil: Champions League spot more important than my Arsenal future

Ozil also went on to talk about his future as he is now locked in negotiations over a new contract. Wenger has been at Arsenal for 21 years and has won the Premier League title with the club three times, as well as guiding his side to six FA Cups.

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Mets' Yoenis Cespedes blasts 3 home runs in win

He's 39-year-old Joaquin Benoit , and boy is he excited. The major news this Monday, was manager Pete Mackanin chose to replace Jeanmar Gomez with Joaquin Benoit at the closer role. Measured at an estimated 448 feet according to MLB.com, Duda's blast cleared the ivy-covered batters' eye in straightaway centerfield. Siers was able to fend off the dozen or so other fans that tried to track down the souvenir.

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Miles Bridges plans on returning to MSU

Bridges has canceled his agent meetings and is "leaning heavily" toward returning to Michigan State for his sophomore year, according to The Vertical ,. A projected lottery pick in this year's NBA Draft , Bridges averaged 16.9 points and 8.3 boards in his freshman season while being arguably the best dunker in college basketball.

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Altuve, bullpen rally Astros past Mariners

He didn't find the strike zone very easily, and then obviously the middle of their order coming up it's never comfortable. His best pitch is a high-velocity slider that generates a lot of swings and misses, but he also has displayed a four seam fastball that occasionally touches 100 miles per hour.

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Mourinho will not compromise top four for Europa League

But Manchester United wants to play, Manchester United feels that it's the competition adapted to the history and ambitions of everyone at the club, so we want to play. Paul Pogba has rejected claims he should score more for Manchester United as unfair because he is not an attacker. Besiktas are now the only league champions left in the competition and hold similar ambitions regarding winning the Europa League .

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Brett Gardner, Rickie Weeks exit Yankees-Rays game after scary collision

Cedeno thought about going towards second, but made a decision to whip the ball to first for the sure out. He and Weeks both left the game. Both players were very visibly shaken up. After striking out the first two batters of the game, Steven Souza Jr . and Kevin Kiermaier, on eight pitches, Montgomery walked Evan Longoria, after getting ahead 0-and-2.

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Harden: 'Winning is the most important thing (for MVP)'

While Westbrook's triple-doubles may take a forefront because they're so easy to visualize - 10, 10, 10 - there are plenty of records that Harden holds or could break, too. "I thought winning is what this is about - period", the Houston Rockets star said, via Calvin Watkins of ESPN.com . Westbrook tied Robertson's hallowed record with 12 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists in Tuesday's 110-79 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.

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Cleveland Cavaliers Waiting to Implode, Locker Room Tense Despite Victory Over Pacers

A couple veterans, including James Jones, who has been to six consecutive NBA Finals with James, had said some things in a more casual way. "Not disappointed with the effort". Philadelphia's Justin Anderson had knocked James to the deck just after the game started, so Irving two-hand shoved Anderson out of bounds with 10:41 left in the quarter.

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Kanté and Hazard among Player of the Year nominees

He is also nominated for the Young Player of the Year gong alongside Tottenham team-mate Dele Alli. The Tottenham Hotspur playmaker is the joint leader in assists with De Bruyne, has created more chances than any other Premier League player (89) and has also covered the second most distance, with 358.1km.

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Arsenal Fans Should Be Careful What They Wish For, Warns Gael Clichy

Don't worry, you will get that soon. "I will tell you more tomorrow". "I wish just to dedicate my energy to football and the next game, and leave my own personal case out of the debate". "There are two years on the table now and I think he will take it". "Pep Guardiola said the other day that to achieve top four is [like] a trophy in England and I am pleased to see that people are realising that it's not as easy as it looks".

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Three-game ban rules Neymar out of El Clasico

Barca boss Luis Enrique would have been furious with the way Neymar picked up his first booking for bending down to tie his shoelace when Malaga had a free-kick. The Brazil worldwide received his first booking before the break when deliberately delaying a Malaga free-kick by tying his laces in front of the ball, before being shown another yellow card in the second half for a strong challenge on Diego Llorente.

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Toronto Raptors - 4/12/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

The Raptors (51-31), who rested DeMar DeRozan and Serge Ibaka , got 25 points from shooting guard Norman Powell . 3-Point Goals-Toronto 8-26 (Powell 3-5, Patterson 1-1, Valanciunas 1-1, Caboclo 1-3, Wright 1-3, Lowry 1-5, Tucker 0-1, VanVleet 0-1, Siakam 0-1, Nogueira 0-2, Carroll 0-3), Cleveland 10-37 (Dero.Williams 3-4, Derr.Williams 2-3, Korver 1-2, Frye 1-2, Jefferson 1-3, Smith 1-6, J.Jones 1-12, D.Jones 0-2, Shumpert 0-3).

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Pressure on Maple Leafs in final weekend of National Hockey League season

For the first 30 minutes or so of Game 82 against the Columbus Blue Jackets, fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs were putting it in their calendars: Games 1 and 2 against the Senators in Ottawa Wednesday and Friday. It's different than ours, obviously, just because they've probably been sitting having dinner, watching the game. "We believe in ourselves", he said.

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Where to watch, timings of Match 7 in IPL 2017

Mumbai Indians registered a four-wicket win with only one ball left in the pulsating game at the Wankhede stadium. The two-time champions will still be hurting from their narrow defeat to the Mumbai Indians on Sunday night. Both teams had contrasting results in their opening games with Mumbai Indians losing to Rising Pune Supergiant by seven wickets while KKR thrashing Gujarat Lions by 10 wickets.

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Man United's Rooney to miss Anderlecht game

United may be hamstrung by injures but it might be something of a blessing in disguise now that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is back from suspension and Paul Pogba recovered from injury as it gives Mourinho the chance to pick a settled outfit. "He has a bad feeling with his ankle and he's not ready yet". With a little over a month until the summer break, clubs across Europe are probably eyeing up the players they want to add to their squad during the transfer window.

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100 not out: how Ronaldo reached a century of European goals

The Real Madrid coach, who won this tournament as a player and of course with Real past year, knows that there is plenty more football left to be played. for Manchester United against Debrecen in 2005. Clawing back Real's advantage in the league is also looking hard to imagine for Barca, after Neymar was hit with a three-game suspension for sarcastically applauding the assistant referee when sent off last Saturday in a surprise 2-0 defeat at Malaga.

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Are the Bulls Better Without Dwyane Wade?

Jimmy Butler scored 33 points for the Bulls, who fell into a tie with Miami for eighth in the Eastern Conference. But Wade's departure has freed up Mirotic to become the quintessential stretch-four weapon he's capable of becoming: He has averaged 17 points on 53 percent shooting from the field and a sizzling 49 percent clip from deep.

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Hamilton's Shanghai love affair continues - Chinese Grand Prix in numbers

The Finn, who has replaced retired champion Nico Rosberg at Mercedes , started third but a spin behind the safety auto dropped him down the field.Fifteen cars finished Sunday's 56-lap race, with neither McLaren making it to the flag.Fernando Alonso's hopes of a points finish were dashed by a driveshaft failure, while team mate Stoffel Vandoorne was sidelined with fuel pressure problems.

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Kragthorpe: Sergio Garcia already a different guy, before winning Masters

It was worth the wait. Spieth, the 2015 Masters champ, began the day at 4 under, two strokes behind co-leaders Justin Rose and Sergio Garcia and was thrilled about his chances of winning his second Masters . He made eagle on the par-5 15th to tie for the lead. "There are so many things that I could say to him", he declared. 'I didn't ask my caddie's opinion because the putt fell towards the left.

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Zlatan: I was born old and I will die young

United have drawn nine of their 16 home league games and collected more points on their travels than at home. Jose Mourinho says he thought about substituting Luke Shaw at half time of Manchester United's comfortable 3-0 win over 10-man Sunderland on Sunday.

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Dele Alli should be on PFA shortlist, says Pochettino

Speaking to the press ahead of his side's league clash with Bournemouth on Saturday, Pochettino queried why the 21-year-old had not been included ahead of other players who were selected. 'That means he's clever, intelligent, still with potential to improve and learn and today he's showing that he's one of the best players in the Premier League'.

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Sunderland stay rooted to the bottom after United defeat

The Champions had won five consecutive league games after sacking Claudio Ranieri in February following a run of results that left it just above the relegation zone. Sunderland manager David Moyes lamented referee Craig Pawson's decision to show Seb Larsson a straight red card for leading with a raised foot in a challenge on Ander Herrera just before half-time.

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LeBron James and Tristan Thompson explain beef they had in Cavs huddle

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James , right, drives to the basket against Philadelphia 76ers' Justin Anderson in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, March 31, 2017 , in Cleveland. Instead, he went right at him. James had two dunks in a span of 15 seconds as Cleveland built a 23-point lead. No, he isn't in the war room drafting players or making the final decisions on personnel moves, but he is extremely influential in the decisions that are made for the Cavaliers franchise.

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Garcia tortured no more after Masters win

Garcia took considerably longer than Mickelson to win his first major, considering he first appeared on this kind of stage on the 1999 PGA Championship duel with Tiger Woods. He said when he hit crisp, high arcing shots often they landed a yard or two into the rough, making it hard to navigate the subsequent approach. Battling with Justin Rose after whistling a short putt past the hole on 18, it was all set up for the usual disappointment, the now familiar anguish and a return to the dark ...

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Leicester European dream still intact after Atletico loss

Craig Shakespeare's side would have hoped to at least still be in the tie when the two teams meet at the King Power Stadium next week, and but for an Antoine Griezmann penalty from a dodgy refereeing decision, it may well have been level. But former Leicester manager Martin O'Neill, who commentated on the game for television, believes Leicester can emulate the 2-0 home win they managed against Sevilla.

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Reported Wannabe-Patriot Marshawn Lynch Slaps Phone Out Of Fan's Hand

Lynch would carry a $9MM cap hit for Seattle if reinstated. It also would mean that the Seahawks can't try to recoup the bonus money paid out to Lynch. According to Werder , Marshawn is also waiting to see if Richard Sherman gets traded and would consider teaming up with him if that team needs a running back.

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Brazilian Stars Seal Victory For Mane-Less Liverpool

Ahead of the match, Hughes told a press conference: "I feel as though our run needs to be put into context given the quality of opposition we have been up against in recent weeks". "We knew we had problems today, but it's not about moaning about the problems, you have to take the situation as it is". He insisted that they don't face any of the "other teams" and so don't "have influence on their games", calling upon Liverpool instead to "get as many points as possible" and "see where it ends".

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Dana White Makes Prediction On Ronda Rousey's Potential UFC Comeback

On if he thinks she'll fight again: "If I had to guess, I would guess that she will not come back". It was at UFC 193 where the sports world found out that Ronda Rousey had a chink in her armor when Holly Holm not only dominated her, but knock her out cold.

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Davis Cup: GB captain Leon Smith remains positive despite defeat

The French are nine-time winners of the competition and last reached the final in 2014, losing to Switzerland. "At that moment the Davis Cup, playing in front of 5,000 fans alongside my best mate, and in front of my whole family, was a long way away", Benneteau said.

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Man City boss Pep: What I didn't sign David Silva at Barcelona

Defeat was a blow for Hull after two consecutive victories had enhanced their chances of beating the drop, but they at least remained outside the bottom three and are still optimistic. The England winger was restored to the startling line-up after the midweek loss at Chelsea and played a key part in two of the goals. Meanwhile Hull remained just above the relegation zone.

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Orlando hangs on to defeat Detroit 113-109

Payton has not shown that he is capable of being a frontline starter on a contending team, which is disappointing given that he was drafted 10th overall three seasons ago. The Pistons had three reserves score in double figures with Bullock scoring 17, Ellenson scored 12 and Boban Marjanovic had 14 points and 11 rebounds.

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AC Milan sold to Chinese consortium

The group, led by Chinese businessman Yonghong Li, has been attempting to buy Milan for some time but the deal has hit a series of delays and the sale has been postponed twice. "A 90 million euro refund for AC Milan's running costs anticipated by Fininvest from July 1 2016 hitherto add up to the evaluation". "The buyers also confirmed their commitment to undertake significant capital increases and liquidity injections aimed at strengthening AC Milan's financial structure".


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