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Maria Sharapova's return after a reduced doping ban has rankled a number of her fellow competitors, but the Russian insists she does not care. "I felt I had to grow as a person and I think I've done that". I am not getting a wild card to receive a trophy or a gold platter. It's going to be tough, but every match I play now is important for me. Wednesday's match was a positive start to the process of rebuilding her world ranking points against Vinci, who is ranked 34th in the world.
  • Arsene Wenger makes big top-four prediction for Arsenal

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    Alexis Sanchez is the only Arsenal player who would get into the Tottenham team on current form, according to Thierry Henry. As for the visitors, Craig Shakespeare's Leicester City get themselves 15th in the division with 37 points from 32 matches, having won four and drawn one of their last six.
  • Chelsea face Saints test; ?Spurs eye Palace date

    Chelsea face Saints test; ?Spurs eye Palace date

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    Click through the gallery above to find out! "I am pleased for my players because they deserve this win for the great effort they showed me". Fabregas made the claim, per Metro's Evan Bartlett : "I've told him many , many times, he needs to be selfish sometimes and have that killer instinct to score more goals and then he will be whatever he wants to be".
  • Draft Day is here! Who will be the newest Cleveland Browns quarterback?

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    Of particular note are running back and cornerback, which is loaded with talented options this year. Chadwick Boseman, Jennifer Garner, Frank Langella, Patrick St. Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has reported the Browns are split between taking Trubisky or Texas A&M edge rusher Myles Garrett with the first pick.
  • Adrian Peterson finalizes two-year deal

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    Last year, a knee injury ended Peterson's season after three games, finishing with 37 carries for 72 yards and no touchdown. Peterson said it is a two-year deal, but the second year is a team option. He received his $1 million salary and $2.5 million signing bonus at the signing. I also did a lot of homework on the defense as well. USA TODAY Sports was among several outlets who confirmed Monday that Peterson and the Saints were close to signing a deal.
  • Thierry Henry: This one factor will decide Man City v Man United

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    Argentina striker Aguero conceded it has been a tough season and says City have been punished for their mistakes. "It means nothing. If we finish fifth and they finish sixth and we are above them it means nothing", he added. "Wayne Rooney has been great". Mourinho and Guardiola had a sulphurous rivalry during their time at the helms of Real Madrid and Barcelona, but Guardiola says their relationship is a courteous one.
  • Several men arrested in football tax fraud inquiry

    Several men arrested in football tax fraud inquiry

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    Following an investigation into the clubs' transfer dealings, both clubs' training grounds and stadiums were raided by tax officials in the early hours of the morning. The escalation in the investigation on Wednesday followed HMRC telling legislators in December that 43 players and 12 football clubs in the United Kingdom, alongside eight agents, were being investigated.
  • NHL Playoff Odds Ottawa Senators at Boston Bruins

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    Brassard has a team high 2 goals ( tied with Ryan) and added 2 assists for 4 points ( tied with Ryan and Karlsson for the team lead), and he has also won 61% of his faceoffs, including 75% last night going head to head 24 times with Boston's ace pivot, Patrice Bergeron .
  • Seahawks, Raiders Agree To Trade Involving Marshawn Lynch

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    The teams will exchange late-round draft picks in the 2018 NFL Draft as part of the agreement. Lynch originally visited the Raiders Alameda facility on April 5, according to multiple ESPN analysts; however, the two sides didn't agree to terms until earlier this week.
  • The NFL Draft Style Guide, As Told By This Year's Top Prospects

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    Even though they made that offseason trade for Brock Osweiler, taking a risk on a potential franchise QB for the future makes sense. The NFL Draft gets underway today with the first round. They've also got three second-round picks in 2018 with which to wheel and deal. As this draft has gotten closer and closer, more and more mocks seem to be moving from either projecting Lamp to Miami or seeing the Dolphins use the pick on a linebacker to giving the Dolphins a pass rusher.
  • Redskins sign Richmond native Morgan Moses to five-year extension

    Redskins sign Richmond native Morgan Moses to five-year extension

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    Washington and offensive tackle Morgan Moses have come to terms on a five-year contract extension, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com and ESPN's Adam Schefter and Adam Caplan. Moses, 26, has started every game on Washington's offensive line over the past two seasons, and has proven himself a strong bookend tackle opposite five-time Pro Bowler Trent Williams .
  • Remarkable Leicester journey ended by Atletico Madrid

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    Leicester's stirring run to the quarter-finals came to an end on Tuesday as Atletico Madrid held out for a 1-1 draw and a 2-1 aggregate triumph at a raucous King Power Stadium. Atlético have now scuppered Leicester's hopes in three of their four European campaigns to date, knocking them out of the first round of the 1961-62 Cup Winners' Cup and the 1997-98 Uefa Cup.