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Perhaps that was a rare example of a manager taking responsibility for a loss but it could also have been a clever way of admonishing his team for their lack of desire in a game where they failed to produce a single shot on goal. "Diego is very risky but the two link positions are the two positions we have to control". We fight until the end. "The two games were totally different - we didn't deserve to lose against Palace - but today [Sunday] we deserved to lose", he told a post-match news ...
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    Penguins-Blue Jackets Sums

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    Rust then tied the score at 13:25 when he took a cross-ice pass from Evgeni Malkin just to the left of the crease and the puck squirted under Bobrovsky's pads after it appeared he had made a stop. Radulov, who got the overtime victor in Game 2 on Friday night after Tomas Plekanec tied it with 18 seconds left in regulation, has two goals and three assists in the past two games.
  • Kyrgios Clinches, Aussies Set to Face Belgium in Davis Cup Semis

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    Kyrgios and Jordan Thompson got the Aussies off to the ideal start on Friday and with the doubles team of Sam Groth and John Peers losing yesterday, those wins became all the more important. The American No.2, who owns a Davis Cup win over Roger Federer , clouted the most aces on the ATP Tour a year ago, 1159, at an average of 23 per match, the majority of which were best-of-three-set encounters.
  • Gary Neville: This Man United striker looked more like Diego Costa

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    And Conte said after the game that United deserved to take all three points against Chelsea because the hosts demonstrated a greater desire to win than the visitors - and accepted the blame for the end result. Ander Herrera produced a fine midfield display (Nigel French/Empics) Set United up for a fine afternoon with an exquisite ball for Rashford's early opener but his greatest contribution came in a superb man-marking job on Hazard.
  • Manchester United vs Chelsea: How Jose Mourinho got his mojo back

    Manchester United vs Chelsea: How Jose Mourinho got his mojo back

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    It was the ninth goal of a campaign that has seen the 19-year-old struggle to replicate his remarkable breakthrough, but the forward has retained Mourinho's belief throughout. "They are phenomenal in counter-attack". Marcus Rashford possesses the ability to become "one of the most important players in the world", according to Manchester United teammate Matteo Darmian.
  • Romo says goodbye to Dallas in Mavs uniform

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    Carlisle said before the game that Romo would not play, but if there is a legal way to get him in the game it would be quite the way to say goodbye to Dallas . "It was not like he was going to play real minutes, you know?" Beasley was among several Bucks who were thrilled for the 36-year-old Romo, who hasn't suited up for an organized basketball game since his high school days.
  • Day after sister's death, Isaiah Thomas plays for Celtics

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    Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) brings the ball up court during the first quarter against the Brooklyn Nets at TD Garden, Boston , April 10, 2017. "But that wasn't the deciding factor in any moves". He scored 15 points in the third quarter and finished with 14 assists ahead of game two in Washington on Wednesday.
  • Pence arrives in South Korea to start Asia trip

    Pence arrives in South Korea to start Asia trip

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    The failed missile launch comes just a day after North Korea brandished what appeared to be long-range and submarine-based missiles as part of a military parade , celebrating the 105 birthday of its late founder, Kim Il Sung. With speculation mounting that the North is preparing to conduct a sixth nuclear test, he sent an aircraft carrier-led strike group to the Korean peninsula - a pointed gesture in the wake of the recent United States missile strike on Syria.
  • LEADING OFF: Sale makes Boston debut; Bartolo back in Citi

    LEADING OFF: Sale makes Boston debut; Bartolo back in Citi

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    Braves offense? Well, we had six hits. He only made two mistakes - both against Kemp. The Braves actually managed to bring the tying run to the plate in the eighth, thanks to a one-out single from Adonis Garcia , an infield single from Tyler Flowers that went off of pitcher Fernando Salas' glove, and then another infield single by Ender Inciarte that Asdrubal Cabrera couldn't handle behind the pitcher's mound.
  • NHL: Blues top Wild 3-1, grab 3-0 series lead

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    Chicago was shut out in consecutive playoff games for the first time since it was blanked in three straight in April 2002 against St. Louis. "We just can't score right now". With Yeo now directing strategy, using to his advantage almost five years of insight into the Wild's personalities, preferences and tendencies, the Blues kept up their stifling defense by packing those big bodies in tight.
  • Auston Matthews: Matthews scores 40th, Leafs going to playoffs

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    Then there was Kasperi Kapanen , his first National Hockey League goal and point a few minutes earlier tying the game at three. - The Capitals have never faced the Maple Leafs in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. "I imagine back to backs are on a year-by-year rotation so if you have the most one year, the next year you get the least", Babcock said, tongue in cheek.
  • Isco hints at potential contract extension with Real Madrid

    Isco hints at potential contract extension with Real Madrid

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    The Spain worldwide has struggled for first-team football this season and has only featured in 77 minutes of Madrid's Champions League campaign this season, despite being fully fit for the majority of the campaign. Coach Diego Simeone also left out a number of his first-team regulars with top scorer Antoine Griezmann left on the bench for the full 90 minutes. Atletico are next up and aim to cement their place in third at home facing bottom of the table Osasuna , who nevertheless travel to ...