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Allardyce explains why Crystal Palace managed to topple Chelsea

Allardyce explains why Crystal Palace managed to topple Chelsea

Asked on BBC Radio 5 live's " Sportsweek " programme if Palace could find the "enormous pots of money" required, Parish replied: "Enormous?" They have a really strong squad. "The work that we did wa...

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Penguins' Fleury to stay in net for Game 2 vs Blue Jackets

Penguins' Fleury to stay in net for Game 2 vs Blue Jackets

This is new to them - clinching a playoff spot with 11 games left. Johnson is the only current Jackets defenseman to score a playoff goal. Columbus is an anonymous bunch, but they do nearly everythi...

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F1 driver Fernando Alonso preparing for Indy 500

Who will take McLaren's other seat in Monaco, alongside Stoffel Vandoorne? Lewis Hamilton hopes his ex-Formula One team-mate Jenson Button replaces Fernando Alonso at this year's Monaco Grand...

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Sergio Garcia will enjoy Masters week 'for rest of my life'

Sergio Garcia will enjoy Masters week 'for rest of my life'

But as he pointed out in humour, all that "if only" wondering is finally at an end. His grit and determination finally paid off, and another marvelous Masters proved that the game of golf was moving...

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Pelicans end the season with a 103-100 win over the Blazers

Pelicans end the season with a 103-100 win over the Blazers

I spoke with the two-time All-Star point guard about that very topic earlier this week, discussing not only their David-and-Goliath challenge against Golden State (league-best 67-15 record) but the bi...

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Cristiano Ronaldo Makes History By Scoring 100 Goals In European Competition

Cristiano Ronaldo Makes History By Scoring 100 Goals In European Competition

Bayern played the last half an hour a man down after centre-back Javi Martinez was sent off for two fouls on Ronaldo within three minutes of each other. The reigning champions went on to triumph 2-1, ...

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National Hockey League playoffs open Wednesday with five series starting

Pittsburgh (50-20-11) had already clinched home-ice advantage for their first-round playoff series against the Columbus Blue Jackets . Before a game in which coach Mike Sullivan rested a half-dozen...

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North Korea to Test Strength of US-China Ties

A barrage of recent North Korean missile tests has stoked United States fears that Pyongyang may soon develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the U.S...

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Russell Henley wins Shell Houston Open, earns Masters spot

Russell Henley wins Shell Houston Open, earns Masters spot

Fowler's four-putt finish offered breathing room to Kang, whose bogey at 16 had dropped him into a tie for the lead for the second time on the back nine. Kang of course posted the round in style, goin...

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Germany still hunting perpetrators of Dortmund bus attack

Germany still hunting perpetrators of Dortmund bus attack

Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel said after the game on Wednesday that his team had not been ready to play and had found out about the rescheduling after receiving a text message from Switzerland, where U...

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Lexi Thompson Says Rule Violation Was '100 Percent' Unintentional After Penalty

You can still win and we can birdie this hole and I just tried to gather myself before I hit that tee shot. "I mean, they helped me get through the rest of the round which helped a lot". World No.1 Ko...

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Lyon's Europa League tie with Besiktas delayed amid crowd disturbances

With an image of supporters entering the field of play, Lyon posted a tweet reading: "Projectiles and firecrackers thrown from the tops of the stands have forced fans to take refuge on the pitch". l...

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Tottenham stun Swansea with three late goals

Tottenham stun Swansea with three late goals

The belief is fully there that we will stay up. "For me the most important thing is we show faith, we never give up". Claiming a top-four spot and returning to the Champions League next season loo...

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Grimsby Town reappoint Russell Slade

Grimsby Town reappoint Russell Slade

The 56-year-old replaces Marcus Bignot, after the former QPR defender was sacked on Monday having spent just five months in charge. Slade led Town to the League Two play-off final during the 2005-06...

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Neymar misses Clasico after Spanish league imposes ban

Barcelona's preparations for the El Clasico at the end of April took a major hit as the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) on Tuesday announced that star forward Neymar has been suspended for...

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Man Utd win over Sunderland important - Mkhitaryan

Lukaku now has 23 goals for the season. The home side got back on level terms with a 23rd-minute Lukaku glancing header from a brilliant Ross Barkley cross from the right and skipper Phil Jagielka h...

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Rules controversy costs Lexi Thompson second major title

Rules controversy costs Lexi Thompson second major title

So Yeon Ryu won the ANA Inspiration on the first play-off hole against Lexi Thompson as trial by television hit the headlines once again. "I was paired with my best friend, Inbee Park today, so I jus...

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IOC expresses regret over NHL's 2018 Winter Olympic no-show

CBC, which holds the Olympic TV rights in Canada, said in a statement it was disappointed by Monday's news but "we know Canadians are passionate about hockey at all levels of the game". or 9 p.m. loca...

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Wild to Face Blues in 1st Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Wild to Face Blues in 1st Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Last May he squeezed a kingly sum of $3 million a year for the next four years from Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher, who spent big to prevent Boudreau from filling Ottawa's coaching vacancy. Wedne...

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Hamilton hopes Button stands in for Alonso

It also marks the first time in 38 years that the McLaren name returns to the Indy 500, with the vehicle being a McLaren-Honda-Andretti entry. McLaren driver Fernando Alonso of Spain waits in ...

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Montgomery impresses in debut as Yanks rally past Rays 8-4

Montgomery impresses in debut as Yanks rally past Rays 8-4

Montgomery, who beat out several pitchers to be the Yankees No. 5 starter, opened the first inning with strikeouts of Steven Souza Jr. and Kevin Kiermaier. They had a number of opportunities to scor...

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The NBA playoff bracket is now set

There were two early games in the Western Conference, and play-off bound sides lost in both, as the Dallas Mavericks beat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-93 and the Denver Nuggets won 111-105 against the ...

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Russell Westbrook to sit out on Tuesday night vs. Timberwolves

Russell Westbrook to sit out on Tuesday night vs. Timberwolves

His averages of 31.7 points, 10.7 assists and 10.4 rebounds per game will make him the first player to average a triple-double for a season since Robertson did so in the 1961-62 season (when he averag...

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Roger Federer's dream comeback continues with another win

He hurt his knee while running a bath for his twin daughters in March past year. In my opinion, anything could happen and it went his way, so well done for him. At the start of this season, the head-t...

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Minnesota Timberwolves officially unveil new logo

Minnesota Timberwolves officially unveil new logo

We'll also get a look at the future of the organization during halftime. The artwork ran as an advertisement on the newspaper's website and was discovered on the Reddit r/timberwolves page . They wil...

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Paulo Dybala signs new Juventus deal

The match pitted Chiellini against Barcelona forward Luis Suarez for the first time since the infamous incident at the 2014 World Cup when the Uruguayan bit the Italian defender. " Barcelona still ...

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Dybala extends his Juventus contract until 2022

Even though the club did not reveal his salary, Italian media hinted his income could reach 7.5 million euros ($7.9 million) a season. This morning's edition of La Gazzetta dello Sport reports Ju...

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No-cell zone: Masters clings to ban on mobile phones

No-cell zone: Masters clings to ban on mobile phones

On the extra hole, Rose pushed his tee shot to the right near a tree and could only punch out to the fairway. "I have no experience with the greens this firm". Play college golf at Augusta (State) U...

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IPL 2017: RCB's Likely Playing XI For The First Match Against SRH

I am freer in my mind and I am not worrying anymore about making a comeback. "I look forward to the first game against Bangalore, should be a tough one". Head and Jadhav again rebuilt for RCB but wh...

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IPL 2017: Mumbai Indians defeat Kolkata Knight Riders by 4 wickets

Cape Town - Australian batsman Chris Lynn may not feature again in this season's IPL after injuring his left shoulder in the Kolkata Knight Riders second game of the campaign. The away side were off ...

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Houston Rockets could ride record-breaking 3-pointers to NBA FInals

The Warriors will continue to play without Durant, who is nearing a comeback and could return to the court for the final few games of the regular season. "It was nearly a little unrealistic to be up 2...

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North Carolina Venue Lost over $72000 on ACC Swimming Relocation

North Carolina Venue Lost over $72000 on ACC Swimming Relocation

The deal also blocks cities from offering their own job and bathroom protections to groups classified as vulnerable for almost four years. Corporations and the NCAA should continue to boycott our st...

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Bayern can still turn it around at Real, says Ancelotti

Bayern can still turn it around at Real, says Ancelotti

After a strong first-half performance, Bayern were good value for their 1-0 lead, given to them by Arturo Vidal's fizzing 25th minute header, which nearly burst the net. Arturo Vidal scores the openi...

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Chelsea team-mates teased me before my free-kick goal, says Marcos Alonso

Chelsea are closing in on the title and Conte insisted his side will travel to Old Trafford aiming to collect all three points, especially as second-placed Tottenham host Bournemouth earlier in the...

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Fleury makes late start, Penguins rush by Blue Jackets 3-1

He also added that both Penguins goalies are "No. 1 goalies" so he does not seem to be too concerned about the team's playoff future. No. 1 goaltender Matt Murray was a last-minute scratch from th...

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