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Arsenal themselves are still hoping to join Chelsea in the Champions League next season, but despite some improved form recently they must win both of their remaining games and hope that either Liverpool or Manchester City slip up in the final week of the season.
  • Arsenal fans react to Nacho Monreal's performance against Stoke

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    On Saturday, fans flew another plane flying a banner that said "Wenger - Out Means Out". "I want to focus on football and the rest is less important". "At 2-1 we were very much in the game, the crowd were right behind us and that was a huge help for us". " So it is going to be down to us to do it again ".
  • Do the Toronto Raptors need to hit the reset button?

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    For us, we just have to maintain our focus, maintain our wits about us and we will be fine". 3-Ball: The Cavs hit 13-of-23 three-point shots for 56.5 percent, led by Kyle Korver on 4-of-6 attempts. The Raptors were without All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry tonight, as he injured his ankle in Game 2 after Cory Joseph was incidentally pushed by Tristan Thompson into him early in the third quarter, and while he came back into that game momentarily, the team decided in warm-ups that he ...
  • NBA Playoffs: James Harden claims responsibility for Houston Rockets' collapse

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    The confirmation that San Antonio All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard would play in Game 1 Sunday of his team's Western Conference finals against Golden State was welcome news to the Spurs. "We understand that the team we're now facing is the most unsafe team in the league with a lot of weapons", Pau Gasol said. "Every guy on the team puts in extra time to be ready to play.
  • I've not gambled on Europa League - Mourinho

    I've not gambled on Europa League - Mourinho

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    I left Highbury, they were crying, I left Emirates Stadium , they were crying. United's manager praised Arsenal fans - albeit with a dose of sarcasm - after the match, even though they'd spent much of the game abusing him. After that we lost boys who could be alternatives - Ashley Young, Luke Shaw, Fosu-Mensah. Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick says that he is "desperate" to win the Europa League title this season.
  • Celtics take scoring load off Thomas

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    A loss would send the series back to Boston for a Game 7 on Monday, where the victor goes on to play LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. In Game 4, the Wizards and Celtics played a competitive first half and were tied at the break, but the Wiz broke the game open in the third quarter when they went on a 26-0 run to secure their fate and tie the series at 2-2.
  • Latest Coutinho injury update will have Liverpool fans overjoyed

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    The victory pushed Liverpool four points clear of fifth-placed Manchester United, with Arsenal a further five back, and ensured they took advantage of a weekend in which none of the six teams immediately below them won. 'I couldn't do anything else there, because the ball was a little bit behind and I couldn't head it. It was added that the forward did not require a scan and that Coutinho himself was in good spirits after the match.
  • Astros-Yankees game postponed; doubleheader on Sunday

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    The 42-year-old former major league catcher is the same age as the Yankees legend and graduated high school the same year. Many of his former teammates are expected to attend. Thank you very much. Luis Severino (2-3, 3.40) starts the opener for the Yankees and he hopes he does not pitch in another marathon. Jeter's No.
  • Antonio Conte insists Chelsea can improve again next season

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    Conte: "It's great for me". "I think the club want to fight to win every competition and we have the same ambition". The respect Conte is held in by his players was clear to see as each one of them hugged him after the final whistle at the Hawthorns before joining together to throw him into the air in a joyous scene in front of Chelsea's supporters.
  • Parker will need season-ending surgery after Game 2 injury

    Parker will need season-ending surgery after Game 2 injury

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    Parker had to be carried off the court after he went down with 8:52 remaining in the fourth quarter of San Antonio's win. Spurs officials said the 16-year veteran will undergo an MRI on Thursday morning and will update his status after, but San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said following the game that " it's not good ".
  • Alexis and Giroud praised by Arsenal boss whilst hailing strong performance

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    Alan Smith lavished praise on Alexis Sanchez after the Chilean helped to fire Arsenal to a vital 4-1 win over Stoke on Saturday night. 'I believe that I forget about that and focus on the game always. We have a big game again on Tuesday. While a 20th successive season of Champions League football is dependent on the results of their rivals, Wenger expects the Gunners to do their part by getting nine more points on the board.
  • Anaheim, Edmonton mayors face off in round two hockey playoffs wager

    Anaheim, Edmonton mayors face off in round two hockey playoffs wager

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    They turned a faceoff victory into a goal just 25 seconds in after Ryan Getzlaf hit Rickard Rakell with a length-of-the-ice stretch pass to the Edmonton blue line. Starting bankrolls have reset to $10,000, with the maximum bet being to win $1,000 and the minimum wager $300. Draisaitl penetrated deep into the Anaheim zone, and with the Ducks backing off, he fed Larsson, who was left along in the slot for a one-timer that cleanly beat Gibson.