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Fernandinho accepts "something went wrong" with Manchester City's season but is confident of a bright future under manager Pep Guardiola. Should that not transpire, or Toure accept a more lucrative deal elsewhere, senior figures at City have already considered the possibility of inviting him back next year to say goodbye to the fans.
  • Clippers, Jazz prepare for Game 7 in L.A.

    Clippers, Jazz prepare for Game 7 in L.A.

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    Incidentally, by the time Game 7 is over, perhaps everyone around here will be familiar enough with Utah's best player - an All-Star this season, no less - to realize his last name is "Hayward" and not "Haywood". Quin Snyder should be a name brought up when discussing Coach of the Year. The Clippers survived for another game with their Western Conference first-round series tied at 3-3.
  • Mauricio Pochettino: Title very hard, but not out of reach

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    A third successive London derby was simply too much for Mauricio Pochettino's side as they saw their impressive run come to an end and their pursuit of Chelsea falter, just as they struggled to chase down Leicester City last season. It nearly paid off after just five minutes when a slick counter saw Andre Ayew play in Lanzini but the Argentinian midfielder dragged his shot across goal.
  • Marlins Hope To Avoid Sweep By Braves On Mother's Day

    Marlins Hope To Avoid Sweep By Braves On Mother's Day

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    Atlanta took a 1-0 lead in the fifth, and Miami had only three hits until the seventh, when Giancarlo Stanton led off with a double. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Marlins are -120 money line favorites to beat the Braves , who have odds of +100 to pull off the upset.
  • Wenger congratulates Chelsea on title but warns of 'different story' next term

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    We are a bigger club than all three of them but we are being held back by a greedy owner and a past it manager. Nevertheless, Wenger was keen to point out that his focus on a prize he last lifted in 2004 remains unwavering. However, Wenger opted to switch to a three-man defence over the past month or so which has salvaged Arsenal's season after a 2-1 win against Manchester City in the FA Cup semi-finals.
  • FAU coach Lane Kiffin offers scholarship to 7th-grader

    FAU coach Lane Kiffin offers scholarship to 7th-grader

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    Martin also led the Vols to a second consecutive SEC Championship in 1999 and held an undefeated record against five of Tennessee's six biggest conference rivals (2-0 vs Alabama, Auburn, Georgia, Vanderbilt and Kentucky). Kiffin's USC stint was the longest of his head coaching career, and he didn't even last four full seasons. Most teams aim to take one every recruiting classes, and typically when one domino falls, the best QBs in a particular cycle slot in fairly early.
  • Madrid Open: Nadal top Goffin to reach semis

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    However, the two haven't met for almost a year during which time Djokovic's form has dramatically dipped. "It's frustrating to have to drop out of a big tournament", said Nishikori, who has won only two of 13 matches against Djokovic and lost in their last 10 meetings.
  • Alonso's engine fails in practice for Barcelona GP

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    Fernando Alonso rued the latest miserable day of his recent Formula One career after his McLaren was struck down by further Honda reliability woes during practice for the Spanish Grand Prix. It was a busy morning in the garages of both Mercedes and Ferrari, which had to replace engines. The Spaniard hoped that his performance would lift spirits within the McLaren-Honda camp after a hard start to the season, adding: "I'm happy for the team as well because they work so much".
  • Premier League Player, Manager of Season nominees named

    Premier League Player, Manager of Season nominees named

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    Substitute Cesc Fabregas scored an 88th-minute victor as new Premier League champions Chelsea edged Watford 4-3 in a richly entertaining game at Stamford Bridge on Monday. Conte charged onto the field in celebration, while West Brom stewards were forced to eject three pitch invaders before the game could be completed.
  • Arsenal maintain top-four hunt with impressive Stoke City victory

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    A freakish penalty "miss" by Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez at the Etihad Stadium allowed Manchester City to squeeze out a 2-1 victory that lifted them to third place, above Liverpool . On Crouch's goal , he added: "I didn't see it go in, but I saw some of the lads shouting and waving their arms about". The 67-year-old - still yet to announce whether he intends to sign a new deal to stay on beyond the end of this season - said afterwards he was "not influenced" by such protests.
  • Manchester City keep their word with birthday day cake for Yaya Toure

    Manchester City keep their word with birthday day cake for Yaya Toure

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    He was one of the first players [of the current squad] to come here and he has helped the club to where it is right now". He joined City from Espanyol for £6.45m on August 31, 2008, a day before the Abu Dhabi United Group , led by billionaire Skeikh Mansour, completed a takeover that transformed the club's fortunes.
  • Suspension issue shortens Alonso's 1st work day at Indy

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    The steep learning curve - and his Sunday flight following the Spanish Grand Prix- may explain why Alonso was more than 3 miles per hour off the pace set by teammate Marco Andretti , who posted the fastest lap of the day at 226.338 miles per hour.