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I think the press expect me to be a defender, a midfielder, a striker. "I'm doing a job. But my job is to be a midfielder, make the game, do some assists and everything". Arsenal lost 3-0 to Crystal Palace and nobody expected that. "In the Premier League we lose a match and the top four gets nearly impossible, in the Europa League we lose a match and we are in trouble".
  • Cavaliers to sign veteran Dahntay Jones

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    That result, and the Cavs' 124-121 overtime defeat against the Miami Heat, has given them control of the conference. The Blazers must get plenty of production from guards Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum, who average 50 points between them.
  • Ibrahimovic insists Manchester United will make top four

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    And Mourinho - as he had following the weekend draw with West Brom - singled out a group of players to blame for that lack of potency. In his absence, Jose Mourinho's men have picked up four points from a possible nine. "We're obviously giving ourselves the tougher task but we're not giving up". An eventual equalizer felt inevitable in the match's latter stages, and it came in stoppage time when Ashley Williams clearly handled a United shot as it headed toward Everton's goal.
  • Westbrook relishes his triple-double moment

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    Just when you thought NBA fans and basketball historians couldn't get enough, Russell Westbrook has chose to put himself in position to re-write history. However, Memphis gained their first lead (14-13) thanks to a Vince Carter 3 pointer. "We held him from getting a triple-double", Memphis coach David Fizdale said.
  • IndyCar veterans expect tough challenge from Indy 500 first-timer Fernando Alonso

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    McLaren's lead driver Alonso will not take his seat in the F1 vehicle for the race in Monte Carlo , as instead, he will join the Andretti team in the IndyCar series, and race in one of the most prestigious events in world motor sport. "The experience that he has in motorsport, I don't think it'll be any problem for him", three-time Indianapolis 500 victor Helio Castroneves said. Button, a veteran of more than 300 grands prix, is under contract with McLaren and could be called upon, while ...
  • Experience gives Sharks an edge in Game 1

    Experience gives Sharks an edge in Game 1

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    On Wednesday, the Oilers Entertainment Group announced a watch party at Rogers Place for game 3 - the game will be shown on the arena scoreboard. They ran wild on the Oilers over the final 40 minutes of regulation, outshooting them 26-7 and tying it on a second period goal from Joel Ward a third period equalizer form Paul Martin at 5:22 of the third.
  • James Harden believes 'winning' is most important in MVP race

    James Harden believes 'winning' is most important in MVP race

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    It was Westbrook's third 50-plus-point triple-double, all of them this season and more than any player in National Basketball Association history has in his career. Westbrook's triple-double chase has been one of the biggest story lines around the league this season. Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook and Indiana Pacers forward Paul George were named the NBA Players of the Week for games on April 2-9.
  • Bayern can still turn it around at Real - Ancelotti

    Bayern can still turn it around at Real - Ancelotti

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    The La Liga leaders not only managed to shut their ex-boss Anceloti's side in their own ground but also broke their 16 games unbeaten record at home. It could have been worse-in injury time, skipper Sergio Ramos headed home, but the goal was correctly ruled out for offside.
  • Wenger: Arsenal Will Be The One To Announce My Future

    Wenger: Arsenal Will Be The One To Announce My Future

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    Wenger thought for a moment then replied: "I would encourage him to score goals, yes". Players surplus to requirements, like right-back pairing Mathieu Debuchy and Carl Jenkinson, are also likely to leave the side and further departures could follow as players like Lucas Perez and Chuba Akpom eye more regular first-team opportunities.
  • Atlanta Hawks Game Recap: Monumental Collapse

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    Tonight is where we needed guys to pick up the energy and pick up the slack. Millsap hit a 3-pointer with 1:12 left in overtime to make it 118-116 for Atlanta's first lead of the game. This season, the Cavs "Big 3" have not been big on defense. They shot just 31.8 percent for the quarter and made 2-of-9 from outside. LeBron James clearly had an extra pep in his step, dunking like insane and making Globetrotter-esque moves all over the court.
  • Yankees prospect Kaprielian to have Tommy John surgery

    Yankees prospect Kaprielian to have Tommy John surgery

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    Kaprielian, 23, pitched in the Arizona Fall League and in spring training with no issues until he reported elbow pain last week. But with Tommy John Surgery on the horizon, Kaprielian will look to begin the gradual recovery process and potentially return to the mound at some point in 2018.