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Arsenal still face a battle to secure a top-four finish in the Premier League but the win over City could well provide them with an injection of confidence in that regard. "It looks like we will, that has to be the target and to achieve that we have to win the next one", he said. "He is an animal, always ready to kill the opponent", said a delighted Arsene Wenger after the final whistle.
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. To Retire

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    Hendrick Motorsports said the two-time Daytona 500 champion will talk about his retirement decision during a news conference Tuesday afternoon. He will compete in his final NASCAR Cup Series race on November 19 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. I have got a lot of things I'd love to do. However, he's never won a championship, finishing no higher than fifth in points during the Chase era. "While we will miss Dale on the track next year, he loves this sport, those working in the industry and the ...
  • Tigers' Miguel Cabrera out for series

    Tigers' Miguel Cabrera out for series

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    Hicks came up from Toledo on Saturday morning after Miguel Cabrera was put on the disabled list and has gone 5 for 10 with a double, a homer and six RBI in two Tigers wins. "Our pitcher, he didn't intentionally hit him in the face, " Sano said. Toronto manager John Gibbons said the new 10-day DL was "definitely a factor" in the move.
  • Flaws the Cleveland Cavaliers Showed in Their First Round Sweep

    Flaws the Cleveland Cavaliers Showed in Their First Round Sweep

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    Leading the way for the Cavs was none other than superstar LeBron James , who finished the contest with a game-high 33 points, 10 rebounds, four assists, four steals, and two blocks. IN had a potential game-winning shot bounce off the rim in Game 1, they held a commanding 26-point margin in Game 3 and they had the lead in Game 4 with 1:31 remaining in the fourth quarter.
  • Player of the year Kante must keep improving at Chelsea - Conte

    Player of the year Kante must keep improving at Chelsea - Conte

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    Whilst many would envy Chelsea boasting Kante in their ranks this campaign, Iwobi instead chose to praise his rival number and revealed the defensive midfielder got his vote for the award this term. I suspect the recent Champions League game against Paris Saint-Germain, when Neymar helped his team to an unforgettable 6-1 win, will be remembered as the moment he stepped up to take on the mantle of best player in the world.
  • Antonio Conte reveals Chelsea plans to silence Southampton star Manolo Gabbiadini

    Antonio Conte reveals Chelsea plans to silence Southampton star Manolo Gabbiadini

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    The Blues move seven points clear of Tottenham, although Spurs have a game in hand to come against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Wednesday in which they could close the gap back down to four points. "For me, it is very important to develop our football", Conte said. I prefer to lose a game, than to have a selfish player. The same newspaper look at the situation once more on Tuesday, and evaluate Inter's chances of actually getting the manager they want next season.
  • Little Big Man: Celtics' Thomas finding stride after tragedy

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    The Celtics led by 20 in the second quarter and were still up 10 in the third when Chicago scored 12 straight. Michael Carter-Williams then picked up two quick fouls, forcing the Bulls to go with Canaan in the first quarter. "I thought his initial ball pressure was good". "Better starts here at home could've did us a little justice". Rockets 113, Thunder 109 At Oklahoma City, Nene scored 28 points on ideal shooting from the field, and Houston beat Oklahoma City to take a 3-1 lead in their ...
  • Regrouping Bulls hope Canaan can provide answer at point

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    Boston blew a 20-point lead, but Thomas keyed a third-quarter run that put the Celtics back on top after Chicago briefly went ahead. The Celtics led by 20 in the second quarter and were still up 10 in the third when Chicago scored 12 straight.
  • Bills land QB Deshaun Watson in final PFF mock National Football League draft

    Bills land QB Deshaun Watson in final PFF mock National Football League draft

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    He is similar to Ryan Griffin and CJ Fiedorowicz so need may be a question, though he does offer the speed that Griffin and Fiedorowicz lack to make plays after the catch. The season will open up on Thursday , September 7 when the Patriots will host the Kansas City Chiefs, who won the AFC West Division last season, but lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the divisional round of the playoffs.
  • Dozier base-clearing double pushes Twins past Rangers 3-2

    Dozier base-clearing double pushes Twins past Rangers 3-2

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    Brandon Kintzler worked the ninth for his fifth save in as many chances. Minnesota has won four of the past five meetings in Texas and scored 38 runs in a four-game series at Arlington previous year. Banister was ejected by home plate umpire Alfonso Marquez soon after a called third strike on Elvis Andrus, a pitch that appeared to be outside, for the second out of the ninth.
  • Raptors seize control with win over Bucks

    Raptors seize control with win over Bucks

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    They struggled in the second round to get by Miami. Tony Snell went off for a playoff career high with 19 points on 5/10 shooting from beyond the arc, and looked like the Bucks' best player on both ends of the court. Let's hope it's the Bucks aiming for that rest though instead of the Raps. The athletic Powell made his presence known from the tipoff. Powell, Raptors push Bucks to the brink with blowout win ( read here): This piece from the Canadian Press details how Powell has ...