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That result means Mauricio Pochettino's high-flying side are guaranteed to finish ahead of Arsenal , a feat they have never managed during Arsene Wenger's lengthy tenure at the helm of the Gunners. "Everything is being built up and it shows the way the club is growing and the direction we're heading in". "That is just us getting better and having a better season than last".
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    In advance of the Penguins' Game 7 Wednesday against the Capitals in the Eastern Conference semifinals, the players have shared those experiences with each other. The third is a player exhibiting "motor coordination/balance problems". "Blank or vacant look", which the National Hockey League, in its policy, describes as, "A player has a blank or vacant look".
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    Arsenal's "fighting spirit" has returned, says Wenger

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    But two goals in four minutes killed off any hope of a fightback and illustrated the confidence and form that Wenger's side has somehow found in the closing stages of a trying campaign. Substitutes: Aaron Ramsey (for Sanchez, 77) 7, Danny Welbeck (for Ozil, 83) 6, Theo Walcott (for Giroud, 84) 6. Since then, however, the team has won five of six league games in what has become a familiar late-season charge.
  • James Harden Comes To Houston To Watch Rockets Take On Spurs

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    It was a tough first half of Game 6 for the Houston Rockets on Thursday night, and the Toyota Center Crowd let their team hear it heading into the break. The lackluster performance by the Rockets in a home game they had to win to keep their season alive prompted Cowboys great, and Hall of Famer, Michael Irvin to call out Houston for their lack of effort.
  • Player ratings as Celtic crush Rangers in Old Firm Derby

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    A powerful tackle on Miller by Jozo Simunovic midway in Celtic's half allowed Rodgers' side to start another attack and when Sinclair found McGregor his flick went to Griffiths 18 yards from goal. Shell-shocked manager Pedro Caixinha is plotting a substantial overhaul of the Ibrox squad following the 5-1 defeat to Celtic . Celtic are already the champions of Scotland, and while Rangers are unlikely to beat Aberdeen into second spot, they're equally unlikely to be pipped to third and ...
  • Halep outlasts determined Mladenovic to retain Madrid title

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    But she lost to Lesia Tsurenko in the final of the International-level event in Acapulco and to Laura Siegemund last month at the premier-level Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart. Like Halep, Mladenovic won her quarterfinal and semifinal encounters in straight sets. Kristina Mladenovic reached her fourth final of 2017 and the biggest one of her career with a poised performance against Svetlana Kuznetsova on Friday in Madrid.
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    Though Warriors head coach Steve Kerr is expected to miss the series, both he and acting head coach Mike Brown have San Antonio ties and are disciples of Spurs coach Gregg Popovich . "Usually we get that in the first half". "I feel like I was making some passes, and we just didn't knock down shots or whatever the case may be".
  • Spurs rout Rockets to win series

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    The Spurs already were without Tony Parker , who will miss the rest of the playoffs after surgery to fix a ruptured left quadriceps tendon. "We couldn't get in a rhythm at the end of the game or in the overtime", Harden told reporters.
  • Tigers activate JD Martinez (foot) for season debut Friday

    Tigers activate JD Martinez (foot) for season debut Friday

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    He'll likely make his season debut Friday night versus the Angels. As Fenech points out, it's been seven weeks to the day since Martinez suffered a lisfranc sprain in his right foot while making a sliding catch in Spring Training. The offense actually thrived in Martinez's absence, thanks in large part to fill-ins such as Adduci. He had missing five games with a hamstring issue.
  • Bills new GM Brandon Beane foresees smooth transition

    Bills new GM Brandon Beane foresees smooth transition

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    When a reporter asked new Bills general manager Brandon Beane what his goal was for the team, Rich Donnelly says Beane told reporters: "We want to be successful". Not the WWE kind. "This opportunity was too good to pass up", Beane said. "My oldest son got into wrestling a year ago, and I knew Sean was a good wrestler".
  • Washington Wizards Force Game 7

    Washington Wizards Force Game 7

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    Wall said he was motivated Friday by some gamesmanship on behalf of the Celtic players, who chose to come to the Verizon Center arena wearing all black outfits. The point guard and floor leader of the Washington Wizards started the evening in ghastly fashion, making only one of his nine shot attempts in the first half and scoring only three points before the break.