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Former Liverpool star Dirk Kuyt announces retirement after 19-year career

Former Liverpool star Dirk Kuyt announces retirement after 19-year career

Kuyt, who also represented FC Utrecht and Fenerbahce during his senior career, will now take up an "off-the-pitch" role at the Rotterdam club. He said, "To me, this feels like the right time to ...

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Conte: I'll Stay And Improve Chelsea

We managed to overcome the problems and I didn't want to go too deep into what were the problems. With the FA Cup final against Arsenal to come, Conte has a chance to match his Italian counterpart C...

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Warriors, Spurs will try to use break to rest and heal again

In that same time frame, plenty of Spurs and National Basketball Association fans have complained all over social media about whether or not Golden State's Zaza Pachulia purposely injured Leonard as...

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Orlando Franklin's release opens path for Chargers' rookie linemen

Orlando Franklin's release opens path for Chargers' rookie linemen

Signed to a five-year deal in 2015, Orlando Franklin will be a free agent barely two years later. Franklin was part of John Elway's maiden draft class in 2011 - a second round pick - although it b...

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Emergency meeting called by Buckingham Palace

Emergency meeting called by Buckingham Palace

Staff from royal residences were summoned to an emergency meeting at the palace to be told of the decision. "From his steadfast support for Her Majesty the Queen to his inspirational Duke of Edinb...

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Jose Mourinho's reputation on the line in Europa League final

But if I was on your side and you are always looking for these kind of capital letters, big headlines, I accept if you say that. "A lot of people ask me what the possibilities are for this team, and...

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Stenhouse's dad tries to jump fence after win

Stenhouse's dad tries to jump fence after win

Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin appeared to have the strongest Toyotas in the field, while Chase Elliott , Jimmie Johnson , Dale Earnhardt Jr . McMurray started 23 in the 40-car field but was running in...

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After Game 3 win, Rangers aim to level series against Sens

After Game 3 win, Rangers aim to level series against Sens

The Senators' first eight playoff games this postseason were all decided by one goal. Crosby had an assist and Carl Hagelin and Phil Kessel scored for the Penguins, who lead the second-round series 3-...

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Courtois: Title Win Under Conte Would Top 2015

Courtois: Title Win Under Conte Would Top 2015

Fabregas picked out a more reliable finisher in Costa with another inch-perfect pass, the striker slotting calmly through Brad Guzan's legs to equal his best league tally with his 20th of the season...

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Keane back to Man United, Smalling out?

Keane back to Man United, Smalling out?

The Englishman is a boyhood United fan and continues to leave in Manchester. Keane joined the club at the age of 11 and soon became a star in the lower tiers. Jose Mourinho is gearing-up for a busy ...

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Big man leads Celtics to big win in series decider

Big man leads Celtics to big win in series decider

BOSTON (AP) - Ever since the Boston Celtics broke up their Big Three in 2013, they've sat idly this time of year while LeBron James , Stephen Curry and Kawhi Leonard have battled for National Bask...

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Hammer blows - Tottenham's bogey team

A third successive London derby was simply too much for Mauricio Pochettino's side as they saw their impressive run come to an end and their pursuit of Chelsea falter, just as they struggled to ch...

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Cris Carter Offers To Serve As Mentor To Michael Floyd

Cris Carter Offers To Serve As Mentor To Michael Floyd

Floyd , 27, was arrested for DUI on December 12 in Scottsdale, Ariz., prompting his release two days later from the Arizona Cardinals. "I knew Michael before", Carter said. Minnesota wide receivers ...

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Premier League trio named in Germany 'prospect squad' for Confederations Cup

Premier League trio named in Germany 'prospect squad' for Confederations Cup

Only three members of the side that lifted the 2014 World Cup are included, with Low naming seven uncapped players in his 23-man squad. Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Kevin Trapp, who has yet to p...

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Coutinho Focused on Champions League Qualification

Philippe Coutinho fired Liverpool within touching distance of the Champions League as the Brazilian's masterclass inspired a 4-0 demolition of West Ham on Sunday. And they responded with a thumping ...

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RB Blount reaches 1-year deal with Eagles

RB Blount reaches 1-year deal with Eagles

The veteran presence of Blount, 30, will likely be just as valuable as his potential performance as he attempts to replicate a season from 2016 that lead all runners in touchdowns with 18. LeGarrette ...

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Dominic Thiem: 'I had worse weeks in my life than this one'

And the outcome of that match would give us an idea of what might transpire in Rome , and more importantly Roland Garros starting later this month. He deserved to win. He was controlling the match...

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Jose Mourinho sends honest message to Man United fans

The shot-stopper has been incredible this season conceding 6 goals in 16 appearances for the Old Trafford side. Manchester United look likely to miss out on a top-four finish in the Premier Leag...

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Hamilton downs Vettel in Spanish GP thriller

Hamilton downs Vettel in Spanish GP thriller

Hamilton won by a healthy 3.49 seconds second from Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel after a breathtaking duel to cut the German's championship lead to six ponts. "It was a shame, but it was a nice race". ...

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Fernando Alonso believes McLaren auto is 'right behind' Mercedes and Ferrari's

Hamilton took note of Alonso's improvement, saying "It's fantastic for McLaren and Honda to get into the top 10". The 35-year-old Alonso ranks sixth all-time with 32 wins, but his last victory came ...

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England, France, Argentina in same pool for 2019 Rugby World Cup

Wales will take on the Wallabies, Georgia and qualifiers Oceania 1 and Americas 2 in another potentially tricky group. "As I said before the draw was made - to us it doesn't matter who we are dra...

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WTA chief criticises Maria Sharapova's French Open wildcard snub, Russian issues response

Giuidicelli explained the decision in a live broadcast on Facebook, saying: "There can be a wildcard for return from injuries; there cannot be a wildcard for return from doping". The former world numb...

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Andre Iguodala out for Warriors with soreness in left knee

Pachulia denied he purposely tried to hurt Leonard but Popovich said Pachulia "has a history with that kind of action". Popovich added that Pachulia deliberately used a closeout tactic on a shooter th...

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Steve Kerr Halftime Speech Inspires Warriors' Game 1 Comeback Win Over Spurs

However, some are pointing to a motivational halftime speech by ailing Warriors coach Steve Kerr . Mike Brown will still be coaching the team, and it's unclear whether Kerr will be near the bench or ...

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Gary Neville makes big omission from his team of the season

Gary Neville makes big omission from his team of the season

But Carragher believes Chelsea may want to bring in a natural left-footer for the left centre-back role in Antonio Conte's 3-4-3 setup, which will give them better balance in possession - claiming oth...

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Warriors trounce Spurs without Leonard for 2-0 series lead

Warriors trounce Spurs without Leonard for 2-0 series lead

The actual numbers for you pedants are 136 to the homes and 100 to the guests, but unless you were giving 36½, you don't really care that much. After becoming the unlikely story of the series - after ...

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Cavs Will Face Celtics In Eastern Conference Finals

The Celtics' bench outscored the Wizards' bench 48-5 in the game. The Celtics closed out the third quarter on a 9-0 run with Thomas and Smart combining for three 3-pointers over the final 1:46...

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Madison Keys loses opening match for 3rd straight tournament

This is the fourth match scheduled on the day but the first match scheduled for the evening session on the Centre Court at not before 7:30 pm local time, and the victor of this match will face top s...

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Alexis Sanchez on song for Arsenal as Shkodran Mustafi marshals Gunners

Alexis Sanchez on song for Arsenal as Shkodran Mustafi marshals Gunners

Arsene Wenger's men are facing a serious uphill struggle to try and finish in the top four and the Gunners will have to win all of their remaining games to give themselves hope of Champions League qu...

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Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers at No. 2 keep pick

Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers at No. 2 keep pick

So with luck on their side, the Celtics could score the No. 1 pick in tonight's lottery and even win the NBA Championship all in the same year. Enjoy the lottery and let's hope the ball bounces the Ki...

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Pachulia suffers right heel contusion, won't return to Game 2

Pachulia suffers right heel contusion, won't return to Game 2

It can't be, 'Oh, this was inadvertent; he didn't have intent, '" Popovich said less than 24 hours after Pachulia, attempting to defend a 3-pointer, stepped underneath Leonard and caused an ankle inju...

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Sharapova injury added to snub from French Open

Two-time French Open victor Sharapova needed a wildcard, which are awarded at the discretion of tournament organisers, to play in either the main draw or the qualifying tournament. She had her ban red...

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LSU lands speedy receiver from Texas Tech

LSU lands speedy receiver from Texas Tech

The 5-foot-11, 175-pound Giles, will have to sit out the 2017 season, but will hve two years of eligibility remaining when he sits up for the Tigers, beginning in 2018. Giles, a three-star recruit, pl...

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Jose Mourinho already has Europa League final squad in mind

He also said he expects to pick Sergio Romero, United's Europa League goalkeeper, in one of their last two league games. "You know that in all of my career I was never (knocked) out of European co...

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Nearly arrested? Mike Brown was just trying to get to Game 2

The Spurs were without Kawhi Leonard (injured ankle, may play in the next game) and Tony Parker (suffered season-ending injury in the semifinals) in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals vs. So,...

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