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City, too, have won titles in the recent past, even under Pellegrini, though not with the conviction of the sides José Mourinho put together at Chelsea. "Great players make such stuff - the difference". "If Arsenal want to challenge next season, they need a clear-out and they need to buy players", Merson said.
  • Blazers big man Nurkic upgraded to doubtful

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    There are plenty of other problems for Oklahoma City - the Thunder fall apart when Westbrook rests, the team has struggled to keep James Harden off the foul line, Steven Adams ' foul trouble crippled their interior defense in Game 2 and they are stretched thin chasing Houston's numerous perimeter threats.
  • Taliban kill three soldiers at army headquarters in northern Afghanistan

    Taliban kill three soldiers at army headquarters in northern Afghanistan

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    Centcom also confirmed today that on April 6, Abu Bakr al-Uzbeki, an operative of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, was killed by US forces during an operation targeting the member of ISIS. "Afghanistan CEO Abdullah Abdullah has condemned the "cowardly" attack". "This was against all human and Islamic values". He said soldiers at the base managed to kill one attacker wearing a suicide vest before he could blow himself up.
  • Barcelona still campaigning for Neymar to play clasico

    Barcelona still campaigning for Neymar to play clasico

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    Real Madrid now sit atop the La Liga table with 75 points in 31 matches while Barcelona are second just three points behind having played a game more. However, even if no ruling from TAD is forthcoming before kick-off on Sunday (1845GMT), Barca would be taking an enormous risk by playing Neymar as they could be sanctioned with defeat for fielding an ineligible player.
  • Replacing Chelsea captain Terry not easy for Conte

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    Antonio Conte believes Chelsea have a tough task ahead of them in finding a replacement for departing captain John Terry. CHELSEA midfielder Cesc Fabregas has revealed his surprise at the news that club captain John Terry will be leaving this summer.
  • Oilers eliminate Sharks with 3-1 win in Game 6

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    Penalties were a big stumbling block for the Oilers, especially after they allowed a barrage of power-play goals in Game 4, and they at least partially had Edmonton fans uneasy watching their team try to hold an early 2-0 lead in Game 6 on Saturday night.
  • Tied at 2: Gasol lifts Grizzlies past Spurs 110-108 in OT

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    Memphis G/F Tony Allen (calf) was also out again in Game 4 . The Silver and Black never recovered. The Cavs outscored the Pacers 70-40 after halftime, with James orchestrating the Cavs' comeback with his explosive drives to the hoop and elite playmaking abilities.
  • Arsenal announcement on Arsene Wenger contract: Date set for decision

    Arsenal announcement on Arsene Wenger contract: Date set for decision

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    And now it seems the Gunners boss is losing support at boardroom level, with Emirates Stadium bosses divided on whether they want to him to stay beyond this season. "Sometimes these players, they come out and try to look out for themselves - don't tell me what happened after the game, show me in the game!" "The biggest thing was letting the fans down tonight".
  • Jamie Carragher: Spurs need to win a trophy to avoid a

    Jamie Carragher: Spurs need to win a trophy to avoid a "travesty"

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    Both Rashford and Herrera excelled, scoring early in each half to leave Chelsea just four points clear of in-form pursuers Tottenham Hotspur. Goaded by Chelsea's fans and players they burst into a 2-0 lead but ended up drawing 2-2 in a game that spiralled out of control and ended with nine Spurs players booked.
  • Aaron Judge unloads monster home run into Yankee Stadium bleachers

    Aaron Judge unloads monster home run into Yankee Stadium bleachers

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    Of more significance though, every Yankees starter had a hit in the game, and only one (Judge) had two hits. The road ahead will present bigger challenges for the New York Yankees. RBIs in the second from Romine and Ronald Torreyes upped it to 4-0. Cleanup hitter Jose Abreu , just 8 for 49 (.163) at the plate this year, popped up a bunt to the catcher.
  • Hogg selected for Lions' squad in NZ

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    The 24-year-old full-back was named in the 41-man squad along with fellow Glasgow Warrior Tommy Seymour and he can not wait to build on his experience from Australia in 2013 in New Zealand this summer. The New Zealand head coach, Steve Hansen , disagreed with the notion of Henry, his former boss, that the Lions were on a suicide mission. "I was in a supermarket vehicle park and didn't believe him at first", he said.
  • Raptors beat Bucks 87-76 in slugfest, tie series at 2-2

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    Antetokounmpo and Monroe finished with 14 points each for the Bucks , who shot 37 percent and turned the ball over 20 times with Antetokounmpo accounting for seven. Milwaukee went 0 of 9 from the field during a stretch between late in the third quarter and early in the fourth, but still managed to stay within two possessions of Toronto for much of the second half.