• Sanchez at the double as Arsenal down Sunderland

    Sanchez at the double as Arsenal down Sunderland

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    Four minutes later, Arsenal broke the deadlock as Mesut Ozil played fine first-time pass to Sanchez, who slotted home from point-blank range. Arsene Wenger is "quite surprised" at the significance placed on finishing in the top four as Arsenal kept their slim hopes of a Champions League place alive.
  • Duffy dominates as Royals top Yankees 5-1 to avoid sweep

    Duffy dominates as Royals top Yankees 5-1 to avoid sweep

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    NY has outscored Kansas City 18-8 while pounding out 29 hits and looks to complete a three-game sweep with a victory in Thursday's series finale. "I just wanted to get positive vibes going". Danny Duffy reported for duty in the second inning in a flash. Duffy stranded a runner on third by striking out Aaron Hicks to end his night. Because he's been a force, " said manager Joe Girardi .
  • Chelsea, with EPL title assured, beat Watford

    Chelsea, with EPL title assured, beat Watford

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    For sure this is a dream". Chelsea were suffering late nerves as West Brom threatened to prolong their title race before Batshuayi struck an 82nd-minute goal to guide his side to glory. "Michy repaid me a lot for this choice". "He has also a very strong management team, with his coaches and Steve Holland. It's a great squad of players they've got there but maybe there will be a freshening up, don't lose your best players and add one or two at the top end to go into the [UEFA] ...
  • Spurs cannot compete with rivals in transfer window - Pochettino

    Spurs cannot compete with rivals in transfer window - Pochettino

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    Conte, who claimed the title in his first season in English football with a win over West Brom on Friday, claimed recently that likely runners-up Spurs had an "advantage" in the race. Pochettino's stance, however, will be a major boost for Tottenham as they embark on a season of upheaval next term and a temporary move to Wembley while the building of their new stadium is completed.
  • Mourinho aims to keep de Gea, set to re-sign Keane

    Mourinho aims to keep de Gea, set to re-sign Keane

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    The Argentine global has impressed manager Jose Mourinho this season as a more than able deputy to De Gea - so much so that he is set to earn a new contract in the coming weeks. It's suggested that the 23-year-old is a prime candidate along with Oblak to fill De Gea's shoes once he leaves, although the Red Devils could face competition from Manchester City for his signature this summer.
  • Conte backs Terry to play on

    Conte backs Terry to play on

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    Chelsea welcome relegated Sunderlamd to Stamford Bridge for what is expected to be Terry's 717th and last match of his 22-year career at the club. Days after clinching the English Premier League (EPL) title, Chelsea needed a late goal to prevail over 16th-place Watford in a 4-3 goal fest.
  • Boston Celtics land No. 1 overall pick, what's next?

    Boston Celtics land No. 1 overall pick, what's next?

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    Markelle Fultz will nearly surely be the first player taken in the draft. The 2016 pick has turned into the No. 1 overall pick in 2017. We're not satisfied with just making it to the Eastern Conference finals. There are no big forwards or centers who have enough skills or promise to be taken with the first pick. But the fact of the matter is, Danny Ainge won't hesitate to get whoever they needed even if it means having to trade away their No.
  • Thiem dumps Nadal out of Italian Open

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    Nadal had also beaten Thiem in the final of the Barcelona Open but he went down to the 23-year-old in Italy. The Austrian was dominant in the opening set as he raced into a 5-1 lead. He was blown away by Thiem's punching power in the first set as the world No7 went toe-to-toe with Nadal for the third week in a row. Zverev will now face John Isner following the American's battling triumph over Marin Cilic.
  • Ryan Fitzpatrick signs with Tampa Bay Buccaneers, will backup Jameis Winston

    Ryan Fitzpatrick signs with Tampa Bay Buccaneers, will backup Jameis Winston

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    Even though he's provided glimpses of starting-caliber play over the past two seasons, Fitzpatrick's erratic tendencies have made him a liability as a dropback passer. Technically, Fitzpatrick became a free agent on February 10, when his contract automatically voided. Fitzpatrick held onto that job for the rest of that season and the three that followed, posting three consecutive 3,000-yard campaigns from 2010-12.
  • Sharapova says she will 'rise up again' following French Open snub

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    The 30-year-old Sharapova didn't comment about Giudicelli's ruling on Tuesday. It was much the same reception as she got in Stuttgart, Germany, her first tournament back. The Russian tennis player had left the court for an injury timeout during the second game of the third set. "I want to thank the organisers for giving me the opportunity to play in this special event again".