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Western Iraq ambush on military convoy kills 10

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Rutba is about 240 miles west of Baghdad in the country's vast Anbar province. An official from the Anbar province told Rudaw that in an ambush in the Saqar area of eastern Rutba town, militants attacked a convoy of three vehicles of Iraqi border guards, killing nine and abducting three. Read More »

Arsene Wenger discusses using new system for Arsenal v Man City

Arsene Wenger has admitted that Arsenal are facing a serious uphill struggle to finish in the top four this season. Middlesbrough nearly sprung a surprise when Alvaro Negredo cancelled out Alexis Sanchez's stunning 42nd-minute free-kick, with Daniel Ayala going close to putting his side in the lead with a close-range header moments later. Read More »

Murphy, Scherzer slam Mets as Nats win 7th straight, 6-3

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The Mets bullpen hasn't added much value this year, but at least they haven't detracted from their stellar starting pitching like the Nats have. "It was a very good job", Nationals manager Dusty Baker said following Saturday's win. "Back at the turn of the last decade, the Nationals " then-third baseman Ryan Zimmerman was regarded as one of the best young players in baseball. Read More »

Messi hits Barca 500 with last gasp El Clasico victor

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Real Madrid's Casemiro opened the attack which was overturned by goals from Messi and Ivan Rakitic. "Drawing the game with 10 men, to press high up the field is risky and we paid for that", said Zidane. Goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen said: "I am so happy for him, I congratulate him for his 500 goals". "Either one could have won it". Zinedine Zidane's side do have a game in hand with six matches to play, but the Real boss was dismayed to slip up at the Bernabeu. Read More »

Rafael Nadal, le prince de Monte-Carlo

En l'absence de l'horloger suisse, au repos après un superbe début de saison, Nadal avait un concurrent en moins. Le lien avec Monte-Carlo et né en 2003. Le Catalan de 29 ans, gaucher comme Nadal, n'a pas reproduit le niveau des tours précédents lorsqu'il avait mis à terre Murray et le Croate Marin Cilic (8e). Read More »

Hamilton wins Chinese Grand Prix despite terrible track conditions

The desert heat could play into the hands of Vettel with his Ferrari expected to fair better in the warmer climate than Hamilton's Mercedes auto. His Ferrari team pulled him into the pits to change to slick tyres on just the second lap following the deployment of the virtual safety vehicle as Lance Stroll was punted out of the race by Sergio Perez. Read More »

Tennis: la "Decima" pour Nadal "l'extra-terrien" à Monte-Carlo

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Avec un 50e trophée sur terre battue dimanche à Monte-Carlo, Rafael Nadal a battu le record qu'il codétenait avec l'Argentin Guillermo Vilas, s'affirmant encore davantage comme le meilleur joueur de tous les temps sur cette surface. L'ancien numéro un mondial (septième actuellement) s'est procuré trois balles de break dès le premier jeu de service de son adversaire mais ses coups n'ont pas fait mouche. Read More »

NBA Playoffs First Round: Bulls 111-97 Celtics

At rear is Bull's guard Rajon. Their output has caught up to those desires so far during the postseason. Isaiah Thomas of the Boston Celtics played with a heavy heart on Sunday, scoring 33 points in a 106-102 National Basketball Association playoff loss to the Chicago Bulls just one day after his younger sister was killed in a auto crash. Read More »

Amir completes his best Test innings

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On the second ball of the final session, Younis swept off-spinner Roston Chase to the fine-leg boundary as an excited Pakistani contingent in the small crowd cheered and chanted wildly. "I congratulate him on rewriting the record books and hope he carries the form to win the Test series against the West Indies ". Having begun his innings needing 23 to reach the landmark, Younis took his career tally into five figures in the first over after tea and celebrated joyously in front of ... Read More »

Celtics bounce back against Bulls in Game 3

The 5-foot-9 Thomas scored 10 points in the first quarter as the Celtics pushed their lead to as many as 14 points. And it's when Jimmy Butler, who matched Thomas' heroics in a fluid-draining 46 minutes, put Marcus Smart on watch and shifted a chippy series into overdrive heading into Wednesday's tiebreaking Game 5 in Boston. Read More »

Arsenal fans concerned as Wenger opts for back three against Man City

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Sergio Aguero gave Pep Guardiola's men the lead on Sunday but Nacho Monreal brilliantly levelled for Arsenal before Alexis Sanchez came up with the victor in extra time. Next month's FA Cup final will be a London derby. "I think he deserves that and hopefully now we can kick on and win it for him". I will talk one day about that. Read More »

NBA Playoffs First Round: Cavaliers 117-111 Pacers

He emerged from the locker room after his teammates and immediately took a seat on the baseline floor. Paul George led the team with 32 points with eight rebounds and seven assists, Jeff Teague added 23 points with four assists while Thaddeus Young chipped in with 16 points. Read More »

Nadal beat Goffin to reach Monte Carlo Masters final

MONACO | Defending champion Rafael Nadal easily beat Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-1, 6-3 in an all-Spanish final on Sunday to win the Monte Carlo Masters for the 10th time and clinch the 70th title of his career. The fourth-seeded Spaniard needed three sets to get past Kyle Edmund in his opener before raising his level to engineer more emphatic beatdowns of Alexander Zverev, Diego Schwartzman, and David Goffin . Read More »

Man Utd: Zlatan Ibrahimovic & Marcos Rojo suffer cruciate knee-ligament injuries

Mourinho was asked about Pogba and said: " I don't know ". " I don't know if he's injured or if it's just the accumulation of fatigue in the muscles, I don't know ", Mourinho added. "[There is] one point [between United and Manchester City] so the situation is open but Man City has to play Premier League football and we have to play in the semi-finals of a European competition", Mourinho told his post-match news conference on Sunday. Read More »

PSG : Ben Arfa aurait tranché pour son avenir

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S'il s'est montré décisif dans les Coupes nationales, avec trois buts et quatre passes décisives en Coupe de la Ligue et Coupe de France, l'international tricolore est toujours fanny en Ligue 1 et risque de ne pas avoir l'occasion de débloquer son compteur d'ici la fin de la saison. Read More »

Joe Johnson leads Jazz in Game 4 comeback victory over Clippers

We go to him in the post and we cut and move off him... If the Jazz are able to come out firing on all cylinders and get the already amped up crowed roaring from the get-go, it's likely going to give the team an incredible amount of momentum that they can use to control the game and play with confidence throughout the 48-minute bout. Read More »

Sidney Crosby will play, but other Penguins will rest vs. Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs have answered a four-game winning streak with back-to-back three-goal losses to remain on the cusp of clinching their first postseason berth in four seasons. Considering how they started the season, it's incredible they went stride for stride with Tampa Bay down the stretch. It was the second such exit for the 27-year-old in the last two weeks, his status now a real question mark ahead of a post-season matchup against either Ottawa or Washington. Read More »

Rudy Gobert returns to Jazz, Gordon Hayward exits early with food poisoning

Gordon Hayward scored 40 points and George Hill had 26 in Game 3, but the Jazz were outrebounded by 13 and outscored in the paint by 20. Jazz has allowed 48.7 rebounds per game in three games against Clippers. As the Jazz closed the final minutes of the first half on a 13-5 run to take a 55-52 lead back to the locker room, Hayward already had made his way there. Read More »

Man working on NFL draft stage falls, is injured

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Austin, however, could not identify who hit her. "I think it's fair to say that it was traumatic for Ms. Austin, who was a victim in the case, to be threatened and receive hateful speech and remarks on social media as a result of that police report", Williams said. Read More »

Slaven Bilic left 'gutted' after West Ham held by Everton

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The point means West Ham are seven points above the relegation places with only four games remaining but Bilic insists the battle to best the drop is far from over. West Ham held Europa-League chasing Everton to a tiresome goalless Premier League draw at the London Stadium. The match remained in the balance going into the closing stages, Lanzini cutting inside from the left and testing Stekelenburg from 25 yards, while Lookman's dipping strike had Adrian anxious at the other end before ... Read More »