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Amid the McLaren-Honda crisis - zero points in the first five races of 2017 after scoring just 76 points and zero wins in 2016 - Alonso is opting out of F1's most prestigious race on May 28 to instead vie for victory at the Indianapolis 500 for Andretti Autosport.
  • Ronaldo will not be rested for Real Madrid v Celta

    Ronaldo will not be rested for Real Madrid v Celta

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    Celta have shipped nine goals in their last three and that doesn't bode well ahead of a visit from the side that crossed the 100 goal mark in the league against Sevilla . Further, AS report that he effectively said his goodbyes on Sunday when he was substituted in the 4-1 win over Sevilla in Madrid's last home game of the season as he applauded the entire ground before taking his seat on the bench.
  • Zabaleta: 'Absolute privilege' to play at City

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    West Brom are long shots tonight at 23.00, with Man. City well out in front at 1.14 and a draw at 9.00. Manchester City hero Paul Lake has defended Pep Guardiola after his recent comments, saying he understands what the Spaniard means and he has ultimately been in brought in to change the club's image across the continent.
  • Ducks' Ryan Kesler now knows he's rattled Preds' Johansen

    Ducks' Ryan Kesler now knows he's rattled Preds' Johansen

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    It turns out there are people out there who have no problem cheering for Ryan Kesler. "Y'know I'm just trying to go there and play hockey, and it sucks when you gotta pull a stick out of your groin every shift". Being a nuisance is his job. Johansen was asked if Kesler had "gone over the line" in their individual matchup. Johansen is the "he" in that quote.
  • Aussie can't jump: Mills jokes about Leonard injury

    Aussie can't jump: Mills jokes about Leonard injury

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    We've played fairly well in the playoffs. "Give all of our guys credit". "Two games, now we're going back home so there are still a lot of reasons to believe". "It's fun to watch", Durant said. He came back two nights later and played 28 minutes and scored 10 points in the Pistons' 108-105 loss. They give him plenty of rest.
  • Sharapova's popularity doesn't earn a French Open wild card

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    However Sharapova, now ranked 211, had gone off for some treatment after the opening game of the third set, returning with her upper left leg strapped to hold serve, but then lacked the mobility to force home any of the four break chances in game three and so opted to retire.
  • Spurs felt sorry for themselves: Popovich

    Spurs felt sorry for themselves: Popovich

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    I said this after Game 1 and I'll say it again: Curry has arrived and put the rest of the National Basketball Association on notice. "I thought Jon was great". Warriors acting coach Mike Brown says, "We feel like there's a long list of guys we can choose from, based on who's on the floor for the Spurs at the time and how our flow is offensively and defensively".
  • Pep Guardiola Makes Interesting Statement On His First Season At Manchester City

    Pep Guardiola Makes Interesting Statement On His First Season At Manchester City

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    Guardiola's team host West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday night knowing wins against Tony Pulis's side and at Watford on the final day of the league will enable City to finish third. However, the Baggies did get a consolation goal at the death, when sub Hal Robson-Kanu turned in a cross from Allan Nyom . Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said that he would have been sacked by former clubs Barcelona and Bayern Munich if he had ended a season without a trophy.
  • South Korea considers reopening communication channel with North

    South Korea considers reopening communication channel with North

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    The successful test Sunday highlighted the North's growing missile and nuclear threats. North Korea's nuclear and missile tests prompted the rival Koreas to suspend inter-Korean dialogue. The council demanded North Korea halt its tests and said it was ready to impose further sanctions. North Korea is already subject to six resolutions aimed at restricting revenue and technology applicable to its nuclear and missile programs.
  • Ronaldo double as Real stay on course for La Liga title

    Ronaldo double as Real stay on course for La Liga title

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    This is it! This is the game in hand Real Madrid have had for some time on Barcelona and they need to cash it all on for a point or two to secure the La Liga title! Ronaldo will look to break Greaves record on Wednesday, May 17, when Madrid travel to face Celta Vigo in Liga action.
  • Last time they met in the playoffs: Warriors vs. Spurs

    Last time they met in the playoffs: Warriors vs. Spurs

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    Can the San Antonio Spurs take an early lead against Golden State? "I don't know any Mike Brown". "Mikey has done a great job", Popovich said when he chose to get serious. You know, it hurts. "They're doing things the way they've done it for a while now under Steve's leadership". Ever since the emergence of Stephen Curry and the Dubs, basketball fans have been anticipating a showdown between the new kids on the block in the Warriors and the tried and tested formula in the Spurs .
  • Juventus v Real Madrid - how they measure up for Champions League final

    Juventus v Real Madrid - how they measure up for Champions League final

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    Before the game, Atletico fans displayed huge banners that read, "proud not to be like you", a response to Madrid's message before the first leg. Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane believes his team have had a "phenomenal" season so far, but warned the hard work still lies ahead if they are to end the campaign with some silverware.