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Ajax, runner-up to Feyenoord in the Dutch league this season, is back in a European final thanks to its renowned youth program, which has for decades churned out talented stars, and the club's knack for scouting stars of the future. Mourinho was hired previous year to bring immediate success to United. "I don't think the board feels like that". "It was how I developed into the person and player I am now".
  • Saturday's NBA playoffs: Warriors keep rolling, take 3-0 lead over Spurs

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    Stephen Curry had an wonderful six steals and 21 points while surpassing Rick Barry as the Warriors' all-time postseason scorer. They are already without leading scorer Kawhi Leonard and starting point guard Tony Parker. Manu Ginobili led the Spurs with 21 points, joining Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the only players 39-years-old or older to score 20-plus points in a conference final.
  • Antonio Conte hints Michy Batshuayi could have FA Cup final place

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    But Blues boss Conte is keen for his players to quickly turn their focus to this weekend's game at Wembley, where a victory would secure the Double. "This is the real danger for us - to think that this season is finished", warned Conte. Fans in the Shed End also unfurled a banner which said simply "Thank you for everything JT" and included images of the 15 major trophies Terry has won in a Chelsea shirt in a career that has spanned 717 games.
  • Manchester United have beaten Chelsea to £60m transfer deal this summer

    Manchester United have beaten Chelsea to £60m transfer deal this summer

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    With his side's chances of finishing any higher than sixth already over before the match Mourinho made no secret of his intention to focus on the Europa League final on Wednesday, with his side taking on Ajax in Stockholm . I think the big improvement has to come at home, finishing teams of like Sir Alex's teams used to. . Crystal Palace: Wayne Hennessey 6, Joel Ward 5, Martin Kelly 5, James Tomkins 5, Patrick van Aanholt 6, James McArthur 5, Luka Milivojevic 6, Wilfried Zaha 6, Jason ...
  • Vikings' Zimmer to take time off after latest eye surgery

    Vikings' Zimmer to take time off after latest eye surgery

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    Zimmer says he had the surgery Wednesday. Mike Zimmer thought last month he was done with eye surgeries, but that hasn't been the case. The procedure prohibits him from flying for six weeks. Zimmer and the Vikings kick off the 2017 season with a home game against the New Orleans Saints on September 11. The latest surgery required doctors to withdraw an oil bubble from the coach's eye in exchange for a gas bubble.
  • Near-flawless Lexi Thompson wins wire-to-wire at Kingsmill

    Near-flawless Lexi Thompson wins wire-to-wire at Kingsmill

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    Thompson won by five strokes over South Korean In Gee Chun and finished the tournament at 20 under par to break the record of 19 under set by Hall of Famer Annika Sorenstam in 2008. "All I'm focusing on is my own game and sticking to my routine and committing to my lines off the tees and just having fun with my caddie in between shots".
  • Gareth Bale out as Real bid for La Liga title

    Gareth Bale out as Real bid for La Liga title

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    The open-top bus made it's way down the Castellana and arrived at Cibeles at 02:30. "Do not worry the fans of Real Madrid". (Pique you bastard, bow down before the champions). "We still have a final to play now, and we must finish up in the best way possible". With that job now completed, Modric said he was delighted to have "finally" got his hands on a league medal in his fifth season at the club, while also recalling that his team could now add a third Champions League victory in four ...
  • LeBron makes All-NBA team for 11th time

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    Wall will probably best be remembered this season for his game-winning 3-pointer vs. the Boston Celtics in a must-win Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. In April, Westbrook made history when he earned his 42nd triple-double of the season, overtaking Oscar Robertson for the most triple-doubles in a single season.
  • Harden, LeBron top All-NBA team

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    Among Davis' eye-popping highlights this season was an All-Star Game scoring record of 52 points in addition to 10 rebounds en route to MVP honors in front of his home team's crowd in New Orleans. "When guys have incredible seasons like James Harden did and Westbrook and Kawhi , then you kind of credit those guys and give those guys the nod".
  • DeMar DeRozan Admits that LeBron James Still Reigns Over the National Basketball Association

    DeMar DeRozan Admits that LeBron James Still Reigns Over the National Basketball Association

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    Kyle Korver scored 18 points to help the Cavaliers become the first team to win eight consecutive playoff games the year after a title and the first team to win eight in a row in consecutive postseasons. Patrick Patterson , who like Tucker is approaching free agency, said the Raptors "weren't able to put games together like we wanted to". Toronto posted back-to-back 50-win seasons for the first time in franchise history and reached the playoffs for the fourth straight year.
  • Nashville Predators 3, Anaheim Ducks 1: The Soup Game Part Deux

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    The Predators won despite being without two of their top forwards, Mike Fisher and Ryan Johansen, to injury. Goalie John Gibson also has a lower-body injury, which knocked him out of the last two periods of Game 5. His 13 playoff points led the Predators offensive threat, and finding someone to fill that void will be clutch for Nashville . While the Predators were waiting for their offense to find ways to break through, goalie Pekka Rinne continued to be fantastic in these playoffs.
  • Real Madrid boss Zidane drops F-bomb ahead of Malaga title decider

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    Goalkeeper Keylor Navas became the first Costa Rican player to win a Spanish League championship following Real Madrid's 2-0 victory against Malaga on Sunday. "I can't complain about our team", Luis Enrique said. "We are very motivated and won't quit until the last minute". "We have to congratulate the champions".