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Rafael Nadal wins 30th Masters title in Madrid

Nadal has now equalled Novak Djokovic's record of most Masters 1000 titles won, having picked up his 30th crown at that level on Sunday. Rafael Nadal was made to work hard before claiming his fifth Mutua Madrid Open title with victory over Austria's Dominic Thiem in Sunday's final.

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Arsenal keeps Champions League qualification hopes alive

The last-ditch effort for Arsene Wenger to save his job could work should the Gunners make the top four and win the FA Cup final against crosstown rivals Chelsea. With only two games left in the 2016-17 Premier League season, Arsenal's chances of a Top Four finish are dwindling down to nothing! "I don't even think about percentage, I just think about let's make sure we win the game, because we play against Everton".

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Pogba still unavailable but kids not an option for Mourinho

The manager noted once again that winning the European trophy is more important for them than finishing in the top four. He added: "And on top of that, the accumulation of big injuries - not small, not the injuries that you say "OK, hamstring, two weeks" - no, it's surgery, boom, boom".

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Alonso hits the court after latest McLaren problem

The F1 race will be held on Sunday. Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland steers his auto during the third practice session for the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Saturday, May 13, 2017.

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Maria Sharapova through to second round in Rome

Sharapova will find out on Tuesday whether she has been handed a wildcard to this month's French Open . "They might be very disappointed and she might be very disappointed, but it is my responsibility and my mission to protect the game and protect high standards of the game played without any "doping" on the result, so that is our decision".

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National Football League owners likely to approve second IR-return player

Preseason and regular-season overtime periods would be cut down to 10 minutes, while postseason would stay at the traditional 15-minute time limit. According to NFL Network, the league is also mulling a change that would allow two players per team to return from injured reserve each year, up from one as the rule now stands.

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Nico Marley, Grandson of Bob Marley, Signs Contract with Washington

Former Tulane linebacker Nico Marley announced on Tuesday that he signed a free-agent deal to join the Washington Redskins. Marley played at Tulane, where he was credited with 48.5 tackles for loss, seven sacks and four interceptions over 48 games.

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Rust, Schultz, Hornqvist out for Penguins for Game 3 vs Sens

Schultz did not return to the game. And this is why Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford went out and got guys like Streit and Ron Hainsey at the trade deadline. "It's a big challenge obviously, I haven't played in a while", Streit said. "The guys that get opportunities to go back into the lineup, they go in with the mindset that they want to make a difference, and that's just a credit to the character of the players that we have".

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Former MotoGP champion Hayden hit by car in Italy

Hayden, nicknamed " The Kentucky Kid ", raced for Honda in MotoGP team from 2003 to 2015, before moving to the Superbike World Championship for the 2016 season. There will be more updates when we get them, and we will update with with additional information when we facts. The 2006 MotoGP champion returned for a second spell in the Superbike World Championship past year and was in Italy after competing in the Motul Italian Round last weekend.

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Predators, Ducks win away from advancing to Western finals

And after his 25-footer ripped by Bernier in the middle period, it looked like an Edmonton Oil Kings Teddy Bear Toss. And after an embarrassing performance following, well, an embarrassing performance by the Oilers in that 3rd period collapse the other night, the pressure is exclusively on Anaheim to try and keep it from a 6th straight Game 7 loss.

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Wenger retains top-four belief after Sunderland win

Antonio Conte's side won the Premier League title on Friday with victory at West Brom . "I just think let's make sure we win the game". Of course, Nacho Monreal and Kieran Gibbs must be sitting a little more uncomfortable at present knowing that one or both will be surplus to requirements at the end of the season.

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Arsenal failure to make top four would be "frustrating": Arsene Wenger

Wenger has yet to confirm if he will remain in charge next season, but despite his team's predicament, he opted to take a swipe at the critics who have ridiculed his pride in leading Arsenal into the Champions League for the last 19 years.

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Arsenal target Alexandre Lacazette reveals club of choice

But the striker says he'd not leave Lyon just "for the sake of going". He has been prolific at Lyon for a number of years now, scoring at least 22 goals per season since the 2013/14 campaign. The France global has enjoyed a prolific season in Ligue 1 again this year, and has been linked with a number of top clubs around Europe ahead of the upcoming transfer window.

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Indians call up top OF prospect Bradley Zimmer from Triple-A

Almonte was placed on the DL one day after leaving Monday's game with a sore right shoulder. "The quicker the guys know he cares about winning - and that's not just getting hits; the perceived little things are big things here". It is also worth noting that Zimmer split last season between Triple-A Columbus and Double-A Akron while spending the majority of the year with the Indians' Double-A affiliate.

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Mariota and his O-line go big at Predators game

As a massive fan of the Nashville Predators, Chris Young has loved the history-making moves that the professional hockey team has been making throughout their journey to the Stanley Cup. And as mentioned before and countless other times , this will be the first time that Tennessee will get to bear witness to the Western Conference Final being played in their building.

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Hull relegated, Crystal Palace secures Premier League status

Hull had looked nailed on for relegation after a chaotic summer which saw the departure of boss Steve Bruce and left them with only 13 fit players. " The acquisitions increased the confidence of the players already here and we stopped conceding goals and winning football matches ".

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No laughing matter: Writer claims Conan O'Brien stole jokes

The judge cited the "two line set up and delivery paradigm", the factual nature of the first line, and the fact that the punchline has to be humorous, have mass appeal, and must apply to the setup line, in making that determination. The dismissed claims were over a joke about a Delta flight and another one about UAB and the Oakland Raiders. And they still managed to lose their luggage'.

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Iannetta beaned, more bad blood as Dbacks top Pirates 11-4

The Pirates are 14-4 in games played between Friday and Sunday this season, 2-18 between Monday and Thursday. Ray has lost three consecutive starts, including an outing against Detroit on Tuesday in which he was tagged for five runs on five hits and as many walks over five innings.

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New Baylor lawsuit alleges football team used gang rape as 'bonding' experience

The victim's friends left the party and at some point, after that, the victim claims she was put in a football player's vehicle and driven to another location where she alleges to have been gang-raped by at least four Baylor football players.

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Manchester United reveals £3.8m net loss for third quarter

It would be a big disappointment for me. Manchester United are set to finish another Premier League season outside the top four. "Thank you [referee] Michael Oliver", he said. "Even with the EFL ( League) Cup and the Europa League , we are far better than that position". "A final is a final, we have to go to the final with everything like Ajax does because they finished the season and have no more football until the final".

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Man Utd forward Rashford revels in Mourinho praise

Manchester United will pay out £38 million in bonuses to its players should the team beat Ajax in the Europa League final next week and qualify for the Champions League, according to reports. "And against Crystal Palace [the final game] two or three more and against Southampton two or three more and that's to try to arrive in the final in the best possible conditions ".

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Edmonton defenceman Andrej Sekera out 6-9 months with torn knee ligament

However, it's not all doom and gloom for a defence that made huge strides in 2016/17 and will have four key members still under the age of 25 when the new season starts in the fall. He signed a one-year deal with the Oilers late in the 2016 pre-season. But if Russell gets to July 1 as a free-agent, he'll get lots of love elsewhere after his fine season and his very strong playoff.

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Ryan Johansen says Ryan Kesler 'doesn't do anything that makes sense'

The Predators tied the game 1-1 with 16:06 left in the third when Filip Forsberg scored his team-leading sixth goal of the postseason. But Nashville's big-name defensemen certainly made his contributions from the blue line. Said Nashville's Colton Sissons of the Kesler-Johansen matchup: "That's playoffs written all over it". But with eight points in 13 games, he's not a one-dimensional rat.

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What can they learn from the Ducks and Predators?

Pacific Division champion Anaheim, making its fifth appearance overall in the conference finals and second since winning the Stanley Cup in 2007, swept Calgary in the opening round before overcoming the Game 7 albatross with a 2-1 victory over Edmonton on Wednesday to earn a rematch against the Predators .

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Real Madrid, Barcelona set up final day title showdown

Barcelona and Madrid both have 87 points, although Barça are top courtesy of their favourable head-to-head record . Even though there is so much riding on his team producing the required result against Celta Vigo, Zidane will not let that impact on their approach.

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Poulter completes a surprising turnaround at Players

After breaking Adam Scott's record by becoming the youngest victor of the Players Championship, Si Woo Kim isn't worrying just yet about interrupting his career for compulsory military service in his homeland. "And [Kim] played like someone that was doing it for five or six years, like it was just another round of golf". It was as though he had been in this position before, even though he had only one previous PGA Tour victory and this was only his second time competing in The Players ...

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I love Manchester City, says Pablo Zabaleta at farewell game

City announced over the weekend that Zabaleta would end a celebrated nine-year spell in Manchester when his contract expires at the end of the season. The forward duo started together for only the second time and Aguero's link-up play illuminated the opening period, most notably when a deft backheel played in De Bruyne to set up Jesus' opener.

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Demian Maia Would Rather Die Than Talk Trash

Whoever won would be solidified as the next contender for the title sometime in the near future, per UFC President Dana White. The second round had an interesting pace as Maia, a Brazilian ju-jitsu practitioner, turned the fight into a grappling contest.

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Dana White Wants Luke Rockhold To Earn Title Shot, Rockhold Responds

You've got Rockhold screaming, "I deserve this" - you just got knocked out in the first round. "You have to come back and earn it". Rockhold fearlessly tagged his boss and told White to "think before you run your mouth", after hearing what he had to say last weekend.

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Sanchez at the double as Arsenal down Sunderland

Liverpool , who have played a game more, are a point above them in third. Arsenal upped things slightly in the second half and they eventually made it count on 72 minutes. Under-fire Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has never finished outside of the top four in a full season at the helm but despite this win, and even though it remains mathematically possible, the club look set for a Europa League campaign next year.

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Woman suspected of drunk driving crashes through mailboxes, smashes auto window

Though the auto was stuck between trees, missing both bumpers, and sitting on four flat tires with its airbags deployed, Taunton Police said she was laughing and "didn't feel the crash was that serious". A Newton woman was arrested by Taunton Police, Monday, after she plowed through 6 mailboxes in her Mercedes and then proceeded to drive into a tree in at a Staple Street home.

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Netherlands' Kuyt quits at the top

Kuyt added: "For me feels this as the right time to stop". Feyenoord revealed on their website that their captain and former Liverpool star would be retiring from professional football after spending two years with the Rotterdam club.

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Conte wants more at EPL champions Chelsea

He added: "Last season was a bad season for the club, the players and the fans (as we finished 10th)". In a stunning turn of events, Chelsea clinched the Premier League title last night. It is the Blues' fifth Premier League title in 13 seasons. "We definitely feel we can do something in the Champions League", Fabregas said in The Guardian .

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Spurs coach blasts Pachulia for Leonard's exit

And San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich - a master at all of those things, despite his hot-and-cold relationship with the press - did so with aplomb on Monday morning. I don't think they believed. Golden State Warriors live stream on Watch ESPN . "But I think we come out on edge from the jump, play our game, and we'll be just fine".

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Jose Mourinho warned about Man United signing Antoine Griezmann

But while he described the situation at United as "unfortunate", Schweinsteiger told ESPN he did not believe Mourinho was exclusively responsible. "I don't think that Paul has the conditions to play". Zlatan Ibrahimovic, James Wilson and Marcos Rojo are all long-term absentees, with Timothy Fosu-Mensah and Ashley Young also out. Elsewhere, Antonio Valencia and Daley Blind were also not included on the trip south, meaning Axel Tuanzebe and Matteo Darmian are on standby for potential starts, ...


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