• Rooney returns for United to replace injured Ibrahimovic
Rooney returns for United to replace injured Ibrahimovic

Only weeks after Manchester City's players were mocked for doing something similar for Ilkay Gündogan in the aftermath of his season-ending knee injury, the reaction was perhaps inevitable. Paul Pogba came close to adding a spectacular third goal on 53 minutes but saw his rasping long-range drive well saved by the home goalkeeper, although that p...

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  • Klitschko looks beyond Joshua fight, has no plans to retire
Klitschko looks beyond Joshua fight, has no plans to retire

And Vitali, himself a former heavyweight boxer who retired four years ago, believes his brother knows his own time to quit is coming. "Everything, his future depends on him, and that's why if Joshua loses the fight, he has a lot of space, because of his age".

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  • Pitcher James Shields placed on DL by White Sox
Pitcher James Shields placed on DL by White Sox

Sunday, however, the streak ended in a less-than-amazing start by Salazar. The Cleveland Indians take on the Chicago White Sox on Sunday in Game 18 of the Major League Baseball season at Guaranteed Rate Field. "When that happened, you have to keep your head up and keep the score right there". It was so easy that you wondered why the White ...

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  • Man Utd target Romelu Lukaku won't get step up he deserves - Koeman
Man Utd target Romelu Lukaku won't get step up he deserves - Koeman

Koeman said this week he wanted to keep Romelu Lukaku, the Premier League's top scorer, after reports Everton were asking a world record fee of 100 million pounds (US$128 million) for the Belgian global. We need to make another phase with this particular team towards a high rate. Romelu Lukaku has been linked with a move to United, but Koeman sai...

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  • Five wins out of five for Marquez in Texas
Five wins out of five for Marquez in Texas

The defending champion has achieved success on last four occasions and will be looking to win the race for the fifth consecutive time on Sunday . "This circuit has been really good to me in the past years, but Maverick can push me", Marquez said.

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  • Cards' Wainwright has HR, 4 RBIs in first win of season
Cards' Wainwright has HR, 4 RBIs in first win of season

Brewers starter Wily Peralta (3-1) lasted only four innings, allowing six runs on nine hits and an intentional walk while failing to strike out a single batter for the first time in 20 starts. They went back and researched Thames from his school years, way back at Pepperdine, and unusually, employed video to determine that he had transformed hims...

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  • Rare parchment copy of Declaration of Independence found in England
Rare parchment copy of Declaration of Independence found in England

The discovery began with a short listing from the catalog of the West Sussex Record Office, which read, "Manuscript copy, on parchment, of the Declaration in Congress of the thirteen United States of America". The Boston Globe reports the Duke of Richmond is believed to have been the original owner of the parchment which the researchers dated to ...

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  • Raiders want resolution on Marshawn Lynch before draft
Raiders want resolution on Marshawn Lynch before draft

Coach Jack Del Rio, who was present for Lynch's visit, said Friday: "I think every indication that I got was that he was excited to play for the Oakland Raiders". "But the door is still open". Despite claiming that they want an answer soon, McKenzie didn't give a specific date. McKenzie said they are still interested in getting the retired ...

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  • Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe break down the Cowboys' 2017 schedule
Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe break down the Cowboys' 2017 schedule

Besides the draft, one player that could significantly help the Cowboys pass rush is linebacker Jaylon Smith . Not only do they have zero primetime games like the Jaguars, all but two of their games are 1 PM ET kickoffs. And they have, well, issues at quarterback, that may or may not be resolved this year. The comparisons with Romo will start ...

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  • Alonso takes jab at F1 drivers over Indy reaction
Alonso takes jab at F1 drivers over Indy reaction

May is definitely going to be a busy month for Fernando Alonso. I think there are two classes of drivers. "We need first to have this recovery plan, three years in a row being where we are, it's not possible now, so we have to break through and step up".

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  • Horford, Thomas lead Celtics over Bulls 104-87 in Game 3
Horford, Thomas lead Celtics over Bulls 104-87 in Game 3

The pregame speech came from an unexpected source , but the motivational message that reverberated throughout the Boston Celtics' locker room could not have come at a more pivotal time . Grant has done a good job this season at the point guard spot and provides better shooting for the team. "But throughout the game, you get more comfortable".

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  • Patrick Mahomes thinks he's building a rapport with Bill O'Brien
Patrick Mahomes thinks he's building a rapport with Bill O'Brien

Meeting with and hosting a private workout for Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes , the Buffalo Bills have done slightly more when it comes to meeting with Mahomes than with Trubisky. Tony Romo will not be an option, though, and it's hard to imagine the Texans wanting to sign Jay Cutler or Colin Kaepernick. There is certainly a chance that...

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  • Marco Silva's 10-man Hull continue fine home run vs
Marco Silva's 10-man Hull continue fine home run vs

The Tigers have now won six of their last seven league games at home under Silva, taking 19 points from a possible 21, and the Portuguese was delighted with his side's performance. "That red card gave us problems". Mazzarri's side had presentable chances to take the lead, most notably through Etienne Capoue and Miguel Britos, and the Watford bo...

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  • Manchester United draw Celta Vigo in Europa League as Ajax face Lyon
Manchester United draw Celta Vigo in Europa League as Ajax face Lyon

Minambres told his club's website : "It's a historic rival, grandiose, perhaps the most well-known". "If we're going to achieve things it is best to do it against the biggest teams". I think the players are more exhausted of me now, but we are in the draw and we can still dream of winning this competition ... "Our style of play doesn't change"...

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  • Antonio Conte Hints John Terry Might Not Start For Chelsea Against Tottenham
Antonio Conte Hints John Terry Might Not Start For Chelsea Against Tottenham

Gary Cahill , however, is unlikely to feature at Wembley after Conte confirmed he had ben taken to hospital with gastroenteritis earlier this week. Chelsea's match-winning pair Nemanja Matic and Eden Hazard spoke of their relief at beating Tottenham Hotspur to secure a spot in the Emirates FA Cup Final.

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  • James Shields to 10-day disabled list with strained lat
James Shields to 10-day disabled list with strained lat

Pedroia, a four-time All-Star, left after hurting his knee. "I don't know what hit the side of my knee.it kind of pushed it in a little bit", Pedroia said. After Chris Davis and Welington Castillo hit the ball hard but couldn't find unoccupied grass, Brad Brach couldn't throw one pitch in the ninth before Red Sox third-base coach Brian Butter...

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  • Rangers release Josh Hamilton from minor league contract
Rangers release Josh Hamilton from minor league contract

Hamilton left Spring Training in February after feeling discomfort in his left knee during workouts and had surgery later that month in Houston. Per the club, Hamilton suffered another knee injury during his rehabilitation efforts and will again require surgery.

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  • Hull and Swansea hope for late escape
Hull and Swansea hope for late escape

And although Hull City's win over Watford means the Tigers remain two points ahead of Swansea , Clement is confident his side will take this winning form into the final four games of the season. "Results are what matter now, we're not too anxious about performances along as the points go in the bag". In the second half, prior to our penalty, we do...

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  • Colts unveil 2017 regular season schedule
Colts unveil 2017 regular season schedule

Alongside Goff are talented guys such as Aaron Donald, Tavon Austin, Todd Gurley, and Alec Ogletree. But between McVay's history of success coaching Kirk Cousins with the Washington Redskins along with the hiring of former Atlanta Falcons quarterbacks coach Matt LaFleur, there's every reason to believe Goff will elevate his game to the next level d...

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  • Wall scores playoff-best 32 as Wizards beat Hawks in Game 1
Wall scores playoff-best 32 as Wizards beat Hawks in Game 1

Morris, in his first taste of the postseason after 448 regular-season games, caught fire early in the second half to push Washington ahead, and the Wizards held on to take the series lead. "The game ratchets up when you get into the playoffs", Durant said. "It's all love of the game". The Wizards glared. They talked trash. Bearing any injuries,...

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