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The Scarlets head to Dublin with six straight wins under their belt, their last defeat coming against Leinster at the RDS at the beginning on March. However, the Scarlets hit back strongly and the Welsh region scored the opening try of the game when out-half Rhys Patchell played a neat grubber kick in behind the Munster cover for winger Liam Williams to touch down.
  • Exeter champions after extra-time win over Wasps

    Exeter champions after extra-time win over Wasps

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    Exeter, beaten in the final by Saracens previous year, had led 14-3 only for Wasps to score 17 unanswered points and lead 20-14 midway through the second half. A Gopperth penalty made it 20-14 to Wasps as Exeter had struggled to make any impact. Exeter took a risk by rejecting an easy three points in front of the Wasps posts and took a scrum instead.
  • The 'No Fun League,' Relaxes NFL Celebration Rules

    The 'No Fun League,' Relaxes NFL Celebration Rules

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    Owners of the 32 National Football League teams, meeting Tuesday in Chicago , voted to ratify a proposal by the rule-making competition committee to reduce overtime from 15 to 10 minutes in the preseason and regular season. But miming weapons, offensive gestures and sexually suggestive actions such as twerking are among those that will remain banned. This means teams can carry 90 players throughout the entire preaseason, making final roster cuts hours before the regular season begins.
  • Novak Djokovic hoping Andre Agassi can inspire him back to No. 1

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    And while he hopes to produce his best performances in Paris , he's confident he will return to the level that saw him climb to the top of the ATP rankings sooner rather than later. Defending women's champion Garbine Muguruza opens against 2010 victor Francesca Schiavone and could face a semi-final against world number one Angelique Kerber , who starts against Ekaterina Makarova.
  • Wenger laments defensive crisis ahead of FA Cup final

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    The Gunners failed to secure Champions League qualification for the first time in Wenger's 21-year reign but they can still finish the season on a high by winning the FA Cup for the third time in four years. But knowing the player, knowing his character and commitment to the club - which I don't question at all - he will do absolutely everything to be fit for Saturday.
  • Medals don't matter to Wenger ahead of FA Cup final

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    It has been a dream debut season for Chelsea coach Antonio Conte , who steered his side to a dominant Premier League title win. "We could start as underdogs because we won the league and we celebrated". Arsene Wenger is into his 21st year as Arsenal manager but the Frenchman is yet to confirm his plans for next season. "But we have to play great attention (due to the uncertainty) in modern football ".
  • Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic possible at 2017 French Open

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    Rafael Nadal could face Novak Djokovic in the semifinals of the French Open in his quest for a 10th title at Roland Garros . "No, I am ranked number one in the world". I need to accept that I'm struggling and then find a way to get through it. Muguruza will begin the tournament against Schiavone, victor of the clay-court grand slam seven years ago, and is in the top half of the draw along with top seed Angelique Kerber .
  • Eden Hazard would sacrifice pay rise so Romelu Lukaku can return

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    Manager Arsene Wenger's charges are on a five-game winning streak, having beaten Manchester United, Southampton, Stoke City, Sunderland, and Everton in their last league games of the season. "When I'm back from the national team, we'll have time to talk and see what's possible". When you stay for a long time in the same team, someone can forget this.
  • Warriors, Cavs to square off in third straight NBA Finals

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    The Warriors are the only team in National Basketball Association history to begin the postseason 12-0. The greater the odds, the better we seem to play together. "So whatever they have to do to continue to play at, not just a normal level, at an MVP level, that's what I've been on them doctors about and everybody on that training staff is".
  • Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen hailed for 'champion' Monaco pole

    Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen hailed for 'champion' Monaco pole

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    An even faster lap by Raikkonen , a 1m12.178s lap to end the session. "We had two smooth sessions", Raikkonen said. We expect a whole brawl on the track on Saturday. Hamilton was fastest in Thursday's opening practice but fell behind in the second and, amid concerns that the team's long-wheel base auto has given them a distinct disadvantage, failed to recover significantly on Saturday.
  • Ben Stokes to have scan on left knee after Headingley scare

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    Moeen blazed 77 runs off 51 balls with five sixes and five fours and shared in a stand of 117 in just 13 overs with centurion Morgan. But Morgan twice lofted Phehlukwayo for six. Morgan reached three figures with a hook shot off South African speedster Kagiso Rabada that flew over fine leg for six. It is never wise to write off a chase while AB de Villiers is at the crease and he offered some cause for concern before Moeen persuaded him to hole out for 45.
  • Arsenal Facing A Defensive Crisis Ahead Of Next Week's FA Cup Final

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    Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker "cannot tell" whether Wenger will still be in charge at the Emirates next season, but says the Gunners "are lucky to have him". He trusted me a lot. "When I've watched Dani Alves recently, he might not play the five at the back, but the way he plays, he marches on and he adds a lot in an attacking sense as well as defensively".