• Saracens retain European title as Ashton sets try landmark
Saracens retain European title as Ashton sets try landmark

Saracens face Clermont in the Champions Cup final on Saturday and Ashton needs just one try to set an outright record after drawing level with Vincent Clerc on 36 tries in the competition. Tackled, he passed to Yato who ran at Owen Farrell and fended him off before passing to Nick Abendanon to score. Parra's conversion brought Clermont ...

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  • Spurs roll over Rockets, into conference finals
Spurs roll over Rockets, into conference finals

Leonard averaged a career-high 25.5 points per game during the regular season to go along with 5.8 rebounds and 3.5 assists. The Golden State Warriors play host to the San Antonio Spurs at the Oracle Arena in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals .

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  • BCCI announces Virat Kohli-led Indian team for Champions Trophy 2017
BCCI announces Virat Kohli-led Indian team for Champions Trophy 2017

India recalled fit-again fast bowler Mohammed Shami and opening batsman Rohit Sharma on Monday as they belatedly unveiled a squad to defend their Champions Trophy title after a row over sharing out world cricket's revenues. "We are looking forward to the tournament", he said. Premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin made the squad despite missing ...

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  • Spurs face quick turnaround before conference finals
Spurs face quick turnaround before conference finals

After putting together an MVP-caliber year, the indelible images of Harden and the Houston Rockets will be the lowlights from a 39-point loss in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals to a San Antonio team playing without Kawhi Leonard and starting point guard Tony Parker.

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  • Ovechkin finished playoffs with lower-body injury
Ovechkin finished playoffs with lower-body injury

Unlike 2007 when the Senators were in their prime, the Senators were not expected to advance this far in 2017, but appear to have the attitude that they are not just happy to be here and they plan on advancing to the next round, Penguins or no Penguins.

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  • Mladenovic earns Halep final in Madrid
Mladenovic earns Halep final in Madrid

She will still be World No. 14 by next Monday (+3 than last week). Halep , who battled past Dominika Cibulkova at this stage 12 months ago, eventually came out on top 7-5 6-7 (5) 6-2 in just short of three hours in an entertaining and hard-fought victory.

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  • Eric Bailly could face extended ban after Europa League dismissal
Eric Bailly could face extended ban after Europa League dismissal

Mourinho's side were made to sweat as Thursday's 1-1 draw saw them through 2-1 on aggregate, giving the Portuguese the chance to add to this season's EFL Cup and Community Shield successes. "And if we win the trophy, David wins the trophy because he played matches against Feyenoord and against Fenerbahce". They are two fantastic goalkeepers.

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  • LOVERRO: Capitals don't have answer for Penguins' 'compete level'
LOVERRO: Capitals don't have answer for Penguins' 'compete level'

It was Nicklas Backstrom who then spoke up. " Braden Holtby has got to be way better", Olczyk said. SENATORS 6, RANGERS 5, 2OT: In Ottawa, Ontario, Jean-Gabriel Pageau got his fourth goal of the game in the second overtime after scoring twice late in regulation to lift Ottawa in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

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  • Tottenham's Pochettino, Son scoop monthly awards
Tottenham's Pochettino, Son scoop monthly awards

Conte recently lifted the Premier League title and he believes Pochettino should be the one winning the crown because he has known his team for longer. "It's true maybe that we need some help to try to add always, to improve the squad, and help in that way", he explained, according to Sky Sports .

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  • Two Reasons Why Man Utd Are Favourites To Sign Rodriguez
Two Reasons Why Man Utd Are Favourites To Sign Rodriguez

Manchester United appear to now be closer to landing Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale than at any point in the last four years after the latest rumour claims that the Welsh winger is "willing" to move to Old Trafford should Los Blancos give up on him.

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  • IPL 2017: Sunrisers Hyderabad must roar against Gujarat Lions at Kanpur today
IPL 2017: Sunrisers Hyderabad must roar against Gujarat Lions at Kanpur today

With this kind of a scenario, the defending champions will need both Orange Cap holder, skipper David Warner , and the Purple Cap wearing Bhuvneshwar Kumar, as well as all the others, to get their act together and push hard for a decisive win.

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  • Nadal snaps winless streak vs Djokovic to reach Madrid final
Nadal snaps winless streak vs Djokovic to reach Madrid final

It's a very important victory. However, the Serbian said he was pleased with his display in Madrid and that it gave him confidence for the Rome Masters next week, the final tournament before Roland Garros. And again, that Rafa backhand was just nasty. And this 50th meeting was, of course, to be played both on clay and in front of an adoring Spa...

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  • Harden's great season for Rockets ends in embarrassing loss
Harden's great season for Rockets ends in embarrassing loss

San Antonio won the series, four games to two, and totally shut down Harden over the final six quarters. The Spurs claimed the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal in six games by blitzing the Rockets despite the absence of Tony Parker (torn left quadriceps) and Kawhi Leonard (sore left ankle).

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  • Capitals force Game 7 against Penguins with decisive victory to even series
Capitals force Game 7 against Penguins with decisive victory to even series

Edmonton and Anaheim are tied, 3-3, in their series after the Oilers dominated Game 6 . TURRIS TIME: Ottawa Senators Game 5 star Kyle Turris became the seventh player in National Hockey League history to score three overtime winners in his first 40 Stanley Cup playoff games.

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  • Bournemouth v Burnley: Sam Vokes admits Eddie Howe's Cherries rise is frightening
Bournemouth v Burnley: Sam Vokes admits Eddie Howe's Cherries rise is frightening

Bournemouth boss Howe praised King and spoke bullishly about keeping hold of him. The Clarets were one of thirteen clubs to break their transfer record last term after securing the services of Steven Defour, Jeff Hendrick and Robbie Brady, and Dyche is aware that he will not be the only manager in the league sifting through talent to strengt...

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  • 19-Year-Old American Sensation Lights Up Diamond League With 200m Run
19-Year-Old American Sensation Lights Up Diamond League With 200m Run

After the race, Lyles cut an ebullient figure saying, 'I'm just excited. In Shanghai, Zhang faces his long-time Qatari rival Mutaz Essa Barshim, a recent victor in Doha, and defending world and Olympic champion Derek Drouin of Canada. Olympic champion Omar McLeod joined Thompson as a Jamaican victor with victory in the men's 110m hurdles, just ho...

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  • Mumbai Indians hold on to clinch top spot
Mumbai Indians hold on to clinch top spot

Gambhir and Lynn joined hands for the second wicket to engineer a 41-run partnership before Mitchell Johnson (1/30) got rid of the skipper. Rayudu looked in ominous form and hammered sixes against KKR pace duo of Trent Boult and Umesh Yadav.

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  • Arsene Wenger: Arsenal boss 'not influenced' by plane banner at Stoke
Arsene Wenger: Arsenal boss 'not influenced' by plane banner at Stoke

Arsene Wenger's men clocked up a 4-1 win away at Stoke City on Saturday evening, with goals from Olivier Giroud (two), Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez proving too much for the Potters , who scored through Peter Crouch , to cope with. This is the first time we've missed out. Sanchez subsequently came off, apparently with an injury that Arsenal ...

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  • Ajax withstands Lyon comeback to reach Europa League final
Ajax withstands Lyon comeback to reach Europa League final

Ajax stepped into the first European Final in the 21 years that too with a tiny margin with a 4-1 win against the Amsterdam. Nine minutes later a bad clearance by Lyon keeper Anthony Lopes was headed by Traore to Kasper Dolberg, who went in all alone and scored to make it 2-0.

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  • Yankees' schedule for Derek Jeter Day; Will Alex Rodriguez show up Sunday?
Yankees' schedule for Derek Jeter Day; Will Alex Rodriguez show up Sunday?

Houston won the first two games of the series to extend its winning streak to five games and improve the best record in the majors to 25-11. The rescheduled game will begin at 2:05 p.m. Fans holding paid tickets for Saturday's game may exchange their paid tickets for any regular season game at Yankee Stadium through the end of the 2018 season (subj...

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  • Losing To Arsenal Changed Everything - Antonio Conte
Losing To Arsenal Changed Everything - Antonio Conte

Conte added: "After the dinner the surprise was great - honestly". We had to change and find a new suit for our team. Conte this season has stuck to the same core of players. West Midlands: Belgian striker Michy Batshuayi, who came on as a substitute, clinched a dramatic 82nd-minute victor to give Chelsea the Premier League title following a ha...

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  • Arizona Cardinals announce release of LB Daryl Washington
Arizona Cardinals announce release of LB Daryl Washington

In addition to his substance violations, Washington also was involved in a highly publicized domestic-assault incident and pleaded guilty to aggravated assault in March 2014. The Cardinals' decision to part ways with Washington came a day after Bidwill told Adam Schein on SiriusXM's Mad Dog Sports Radio the team needed to process whether the l...

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  • 3 arrested over IPL betting
3 arrested over IPL betting

They have been identified as Nayan Shah, a native of Maharashtra, and Vikas Kumar, who belongs to Pukhrayan from adjoining Kanpur Dehat district, he said. After it turned out to be a high-scoring match, Ramesh told Shah that despite his arrangements, the scoring pattern wasn't affected. Police arrested the men after a tip-off from the Board of ...

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  • McCann, McCullers lead MLB-best Astros past Yankees, 5-1
McCann, McCullers lead MLB-best Astros past Yankees, 5-1

The right-hander has struck out 17 in 12 innings against the Yankees. Carlos Beltran and McCann were quiet at the plate in their return to Yankee Stadium, the former NY power hitters going hitless in seven at-bats for Houston. "And he gave me a reason to get upset". Yankees third baseman Chase Headley appeared to be shaken up after fouling ...

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  • Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti denies Franck Ribery rift
Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti denies Franck Ribery rift

After news broke that Jérôme Boateng was anxious about his Bayern Munich future, it was inevitable that he would be linked with many prominent clubs, including his former side Manchester City. It has been claimed the Red Devils are still keen and could return with a fresh offer for the youngster, though the former Chelsea manager insists that S...

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  • Mourinho: Europa semi is United's 'most important' match
Mourinho: Europa semi is United's 'most important' match

It was not a gamble . It was not a gamble , it was a simple decision. " It was a decision based on common sense ". Seventeen matches with 16 players is completely impossible. It's more important than finishing fourth. My feeling is also the most important match of our history. "What matters is the next one and the next one is tomorrow.

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  • Conte: Losing to Arsenal pivotal to Chelsea title chase
Conte: Losing to Arsenal pivotal to Chelsea title chase

Victory at The Hawthorns will complete the first half of a possible league and cup double in Antonio Conte's first season in charge, with the west Londoners facing Arsenal in the FA Cup on 27 May. "We have no official ticket-selling partner, and it is an offense for any home end tickets to be sold on". "They are well-versed in what we want to d...

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  • Batshuayi delivers Chelsea Premier League title
Batshuayi delivers Chelsea Premier League title

Six minutes later, the Belgium striker was scoring the biggest goal of his career and being mobbed by teammates in front of Chelsea's jubilant visiting fans. Conte has now won four-straight league titles (three with Juventus in Italy and one with Chelsea ) and throughout the game Chelsea's fans sung his name loud and proud with Italian flags i...

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  • NHL Playoffs: Anaheim Ducks game six loss may be for the best
NHL Playoffs: Anaheim Ducks game six loss may be for the best

The Ducks were saying the exact same things this morning as they prepared for the showdown. "I don't like to kick guys when they're down", said NHL Insider Elliotte Friedman during a Thursday afternoon radio hit on Edmonton's 630 CHED , then referencing a recent discussion on Eberle.

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  • Crosby plays on after scare of head-first crash
Crosby plays on after scare of head-first crash

His team has won all of those games. The Penguins trailed 5-0 in the third period before a pair of late goals made things a little prettier. The Caps played extremely well in all areas of the game in Monday's Game 6 victory. "We need to get to it and we know that". Oshie, who opened the scoring with a first-period power-play goal. In Game...

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  • Jose Mourinho admits he could play Man United youngsters against Crystal Palace
Jose Mourinho admits he could play Man United youngsters against Crystal Palace

The Ivory Coast global was sent off in the Europa League semi-final second leg with Celta Vigo for his part in a scuffle with Facundo Roncaglia. Romero was in action when United secured their passage into the final after a nervy 1-1 draw against Celta Vigo on Thursday night, as they progressed winning 2-1 on aggregate.

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  • Spurs' Tony Parker has surgery on ruptured quad tendon
Spurs' Tony Parker has surgery on ruptured quad tendon

We'll have to regroup, re-organize the starting five and the rotations, and everything". He attempted a running jumper in the lane, but his left leg buckled as he landed on the court at AT&T Center. After San Antonio's Game 1 loss to Houston, Aldridge received criticism for his poor performance. He's fifth in total playoff assists with 1,137 and ...

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  • Atletico coach Simeone bullish after Champions League defeat
Atletico coach Simeone bullish after Champions League defeat

Monaco hosts Juventus in the first leg of the other semifinal tomorrow. All through the time Diego Simeone has been their goalie, Atletico Madrid has conceded only 20 times in the UEFA Champions League knockout rounds and nine of them have been scored by the side whose sight definitely makes Los Colchoneros sick.

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  • Chelsea clinch EPL title at West Brom
Chelsea clinch EPL title at West Brom

Pulis' men weathered the early storm of Chelsea's assault and looked capable of threatening Thibaut Courtois' goal , while Cesc Fabregas and Pedro had the best chances of the first half with stinging drives from outside the box. It was great. It wasn't easy for me to arrive in England and try different habits, a different language and inherit p...

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  • Toronto Raptors look to climb playoff mountain without Kyle Lowry
Toronto Raptors look to climb playoff mountain without Kyle Lowry

If he is welcomed back as an expensive signing, then Casey needs to be replaced as coach. The way we work together. They can - and they have. Wall has 20-plus points and seven-plus assists in 10 consecutive playoff games, the most in a single post-season in National Basketball Association history ahead of Michael Jordan's eight.

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