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Sam Allardyce has expressed his relief at Crystal Palace securing Premier League safety for next season, after inflicting a 4-0 hammering on Hull City on Sunday afternoon. A wretched 18-match stretch following that start saw Hull gain just seven points and included losses to fellow relegated sides Sunderland and Middlesbrough, putting them in a deep hole.
  • McLaren accept Alonso ultimatum

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    Just when McLaren had nowhere to go but up, it sunk to a new low when Fernando Alonso's first lap of practice for the Spanish Grand Prix ended in a puff of smoke and a pool of engine fluid on Friday. At the same time the driver who replaced him at Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel, now leads the 2017 World Championship. "Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull will be in front of us, so it would only be for seventh place again".
  • Andre Iguodala out for Warriors with soreness in left knee

    Andre Iguodala out for Warriors with soreness in left knee

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    Iguodala is an important player for the Warriors as he is the main guy off the bench. If Iguodala does suit up tonight, numberFire's models project him for 7.3 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 26.2 minutes of action. "But even if it comes back clean, there is a strong chance Iguodala will be held out for rest and treatment just as a precaution ". Golden State star guard Stephen Curry also missed practice Monday, but assistant coach Mike Brown said he will play in Game 2.
  • Wizards Fall to Celtics in Game 5 of Semifinals

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    Thomas was held to just 18 points in Game 5, but he also had nine assists and three rebounds. Bradley said he was inspired by text messages he got from Thomas and Celtics' television play-by-play man Mike Gorman. He said he's found maturity to step back and not force plays that he might not have had earlier in his career. Celtics star Isaiah Thomas made it plain beforehand, stating he was treating the contest "as the biggest game that I've ever played".
  • Sheffield Wednesday and Huddersfield Town clash for place at Wembley

    Sheffield Wednesday and Huddersfield Town clash for place at Wembley

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    Wednesday created virtually nothing but defended solidly throughout to keep a fourth successive clean sheet against Huddersfield for whom Chris Lowe also struck the woodwork. The Sun report on Wednesday Wagner, long touted with the Norwich City head coach vacancy, is ready to quit the club if Town fall short in their play-off quest.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo's 400th Real Madrid goal strengthens their title chase

    Cristiano Ronaldo's 400th Real Madrid goal strengthens their title chase

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    He has something, he's different. "In the decisive moments, Cristiano is always there", Zidane said. The fight for Spanish football's LaLiga title will go down to the last day of the season after convincing wins for Real Madrid and Barcelona on Sunday left both sides locked on 87 points at the top of the table.
  • Sharma, Ashwin named in India's Champions Trophy squad

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    According to a report of India Today, Indian captain Virat Kohli will join the team selection meeting May 8 via a conference call to pick the squad for the Champions Trophy. The team, as Prasad stressed, had been picked on the basis of "performances in the previous year or so and not just the IPL". I was expecting a comeback call this time, have been performing well and consistently, proving myself in the ongoing IPL season.
  • India to participate in Champions Trophy - BCCI

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    However, with the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) issuing a stern directive to the BCCI to announce the team besides holding meetings with the state associations on Saturday, the outcome was more or less decided. "Playing in the Champions Trophy does not mean we agree with the ICC revenue and governance model". Talking about the India-West Indies series at a neutral venue, Florida, recently, Shukla said those T20s were a home series for India, and the BCCI had ...
  • Kane's pride at scoring Tottenham's last goal at White Hart Lane

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    And, although United's Wayne Rooney had the honour of grabbing the final goal at the Lane , it was Kane's strike early in the second half which proved decisive as Tottenham - who had taken a first-half lead through Victor Wanyama's header - deservedly claimed maximum points.
  • Alvarez bags Golovkin fight after beating Chavez via UD

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    Soulja Alvarez one defeat, with 49 victories. How can you watch Canelo vs. Chavez? The two men exchanged pleasantries, with Golovkin wishing Alvarez good luck for their September fight. AT&T Stadium, otherwise known as Cowboys Stadium for the NFL's Dallas Cowboys, is where Alvarez fought England's Liam Smith last September. As far as guaranteed purses, Mayweather said McGregor never had more than a $3 million or $5 million guaranteed purse.
  • Pakistan win thriller for first Windies series win

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    Chasing a target of 304 runs to win, Chase remained unbeaten on 101, including 12 boundaries and a six, when Yasir Shah bowled Shannon Gabriel with the last ball of the penultimate over of the Test to help Pakistan secure a 101-run win at the Windsor Park in Dominica.