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Sunderland's Wahbi Khazri, left, and Sunderland's Jermain Defoe show their dejection as their side concede during their English Premier League soccer match against AFC Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, Englan. "But I really hoped that this situation wouldn't come". Sunderland manager David Moyes said: "I hoped it (relegation) would never come around".
  • Gary Lineker reacts to Arsenal's 4-1 win at Stoke

    Gary Lineker reacts to Arsenal's 4-1 win at Stoke

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    It felt like an era-defining loss. The south coast team is in 10th place, and is guaranteed to finish higher than last year's 16th place. Wenger and his players left White Hart Lane for the final time with Spurs mockery and the anger of their own fans ringing in their ears.
  • NHL Playoffs: Anaheim Ducks game six loss may be for the best

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    Louis) and Darryl Sutter (Chicago, Calgary and Los Angeles ). The 21-year-old power forward wasn't around for any of the Ducks' agonising game-seven defeats over the past four seasons. "But it's a fact that we don't have to talk about it anymore". But if this group finds itself in a similar spot a year or two from now, the experience they gained this season could certainly pay dividends.
  • Rafael Nadal sets up semi-final clash with Novak Djokovic in Madrid

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    Both have won one match apiece at the Madrid Open, although Nadal won their only semi-final meeting - taking the final set tiebreak 11-9 in a classic in 2009. Nadal has lost his last three matches on clay against Djokovic, and his last seven overall against the Serb. After relinquishing the World No. 1 ranking to Andy Murray in November, Djokovic suffered a shocking second-round defeat at the Australian Open to Denis Istomin followed by consecutive losses to Nick Kyrgios in Acapulco and ...
  • Isaiah Thomas rips Draymond Green after Kelly Olynyk comments

    Isaiah Thomas rips Draymond Green after Kelly Olynyk comments

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    Washington Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr. has been suspended for one game and will miss his team's Game 4 tilt against the Boston Celtics on Sunday after being ejected for shoving Kelly Olynyk to the floor in Game. "Their attack in transition killed us". "We know that we have the ability to win there", said Wall. "He's a small guy". You know, just stuff like that.
  • England drawn to face France and Argentina

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    You can look in two ways - it's a hard pool or it's a great pool - but you've just go to get through it. They said: "It's incredible, it's exciting, we're playing against multiple world cup winners and you want to be playing against those".
  • Boston Celtics at Washington Wizards - 5/12/17 NBA Playoffs Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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    The incredible home-court advantage that's taken place this series is hard to explain, especially given that road teams in the National Basketball Association are having more success than ever before. The Celtics shot 65 percent from the field in the first quarter and 53 percent overall, including 16 of 33 on 3-point attempts. "If you miss a shot, you miss a shot", Brooks said.
  • Jurgen Klopp Claims Liverpool Are Not Far Behind Chelsea

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    Klopp's side also have the best record against the fellow top-six teams, having gained the most points and not been defeated by any this season, but where they have come up short is against those clubs in the bottom half of the table. "I'm talking funds for player purchases without considering who we sell". After coming from injury, if you could immediately play 90 minutes that would be flawless.
  • Arsenal strengthen top-four hopes with rout at Stoke City

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    Their impressive 4-1 victory at Stoke City on Saturday followed similarly convincing 2-0 wins against Southampton and Manchester United respectively. "I'm the manager of Arsenal Football Club and as long as I'm manager of Arsenal Football Club, I will decide what happens on the technical front, that's it", Wenger, 67, said on the eve of Wednesday's league match at Southampton.
  • Raheem Sterling hails "massive win" over Leicester City

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    Jesus Navas, Willy Caballero, Gael Clichy, Bacary Sagna and Yaya Touré are also out of contract, while Joe Hart , Eliaquim Mangala, Wilfried Bony, Samir Nasri or Jason Denayer could all go on permanent deals following loan spells away. The Foxes battled back in the second-half of an entertaining match at the Etihad Stadium to make the score 2-1 and when Mahrez was awarded a penalty on the 77th minute, he stepped up to take the kick.
  • John Wall mystifies Celtics on this delicious dime

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    John Wall scored 24 points for the Wizards , who took command with a 22-0 run in the first quarter. But when Thomas came into the game for his second stint at the end of the first quarter and into the second, Thomas was more aggressive with the ball in his bands, but the Wiz were waiting.
  • D'Antoni: Harden may rest more in '17-18

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    The Golden State Warriors play host to the San Antonio Spurs at the Oracle Arena in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals . San Antonio won the series, four games to two, and totally shut down Harden over the final six quarters. Prior to Game 6 , Van Gundy went on Zach Lowe's podcast and said Aldridge needed to turn and face the basket and take more balanced mid-range jump shots instead of relying too heavily on his fadeaway.