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Leicester's Champions League campaign in numbers

With six games left and 18 points up for grabs - they have 37 in 12th place now - Leicester's players are targeting a finish in the top half of the table. Shakespeare sent Ben Chilwell and Leonardo Ulloa on at halftime as Leicester went to Plan B - an aerial assault. "He caused plenty of problems in the area". Read More »

Rajon Rondo: Ex-Celtic Rajon Rondo burns Boston in Game 2

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Rondo tied the franchise playoff record with 14 assists and just missed joining Scottie Pippen as the only Bull to triple-double in the playoffs. Thomas played through tears Sunday night in the Celtics' 106-102 loss to the Chicago Bulls in the opener of a first-round Eastern Conference playoff series - just a day after his 22-year-old sister Chyna Thomas was killed in a vehicle crash. Read More »

Jackie Robinson: No words necessary as Dodger great's statue unveiled

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Mark Newman of MLB.com noted the epicenter of the celebration will be Los Angeles, where the Dodgers are planning to display a new statue of Robinson at Dodger Stadium. He died later that year, his dream unfulfilled. The African-Americans players who wore the number conveyed their pride and understanding of what it meant to wear Jackie's number. Read More »

Real Madrid coach Zidane denies luck involved for Sporting Gijon win

Luis Enrique's men have now kept just two clean sheets in their last 13 games. He was not to be denied, though, driving a low shot inside the post from outside the box in the final minute to win all three points. Los Blancos made a host of changes, with only Sergio Ramos and Nacho Fernandez surviving from the midweek Champions League win over Bayern Munich , while the 18th-placed Asturians needed a victory to cut the gap between themselves and Leganes. Read More »

Toronto Maple Leafs clinch first playoff berth since 2013

The Andersen injury is a potential major concern for obvious reasons: Without him and what he has done in the regular season, the Leafs wouldn't have been fighting for a playoff spot on the final weekend of the 2016-17 schedule. Buckle up: They've drawn the powerhouse Washington Capitals in the organization's first playoff series since 2013. Mitch Marner shined at the Memorial Cup previous year and world junior championships before that. Read More »

Memphis Grizzlies head coach David Fizdale fined $30000 for National Basketball Association officiating rant

In game three, they will travel to Memphis, where the Spurs lost two games this season. "We're gonna find a way to get that taken care of, our team putting money together, whatever we got to do". That's unacceptable , that's unprofessional . Our guys dug in that game and earned the right to be in that game. San Antonio held the Grizz to 6/25 shooting and ended the first leading 29-16. Read More »

Mitch Haniger's 3 hits, 4 RBIs lifts Mariners past Marlins 10-5

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That was it, though. Brewers slugger Eric Thames had two doubles and three hits but ended his franchise record-tying homer streak at five games. There were no great defensive plays by the Marlins . It got better after that. Though Suzuki has logged time with the Marlins and the New York Yankees, the latter acquiring him in July 2012, he will always enjoy renown as a Mariner . Read More »

Canadiens top Rangers to take series lead

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Julien said he would reserve judgment on what he's seeing from his top line. New York Daily News beat writer Justin Tasch did a sidebar on how Vigneault's lineup shakeup worked out for the Rangers in Game 4. Game four will be a big test for this team. Radulov made it 3-0 with some nice stickhandling, dumping the puck past Lundqvist with 4:25 left . Radulov jammed the puck in from the edge of the crease after a feed from Max Pacioretty. Read More »

The Cubs' World Series rings have a goat on them

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Brett Anderson said he owes Albert Almora Jr . his paycheck from Thursday. The center fielder said a high-five or a fist bump will do. Rizzo wasted no time in sending a laser into the right-field seats to give the Cubs a 1-0 lead. "That came out hot". This was a rematch of last year's NL Championship Series and produced three entertaining games, with the Cubs taking took two. Read More »

Matt Kuchar hits hole-in-one in final round of the Masters

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Kuchar picked his ball from the hold, pulled a marker from his pocket and signed the ball, passing it to a young boy standing in the crowd. How about the kid that Kuch gave the ball to? "I got him the hat because I thought it might get him noticed for some autographs", said Owen's mother, Tracy. Read More »

No-one will want to play Juve after ousting Barca - Bonucci

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While Lionel Messi had a rare off night, twice missing the target with gilt-edged opportunities, Barca were rarely afforded space in the final third and their movement was largely strangled by their obdurate quarter-final opponents. "Real Madrid was the better team", he said. That says a lot of how well the club has recruited. "We are desperate to go as far as we can and achieve something extraordinary". Read More »

Perfectly-placed Atletico header ends Leicester City's fairytale run in Champions League

Leicester were enjoying their best spell of the match but Atletico effectively ended the tie as a contest in the 26th minute through Saul, who headed Filipe Luis's delivery back across goal and into the far corner. Craig Shakespeare now wants his team to use this season's experience to push on and challenge to get back into Europe on a regular basis. JAMIE VARDY and his fearless Foxes finally saw their epic Champions League adventure come to an end. Read More »

Cavani doit prolonger vendredi — PSG

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Si les négociations sont entamées depuis près d'un an, le journal l'Equipe assurait, il y a quelques jours, que la direction parisienne allait porter un coup d'accélérateur cette semaine. Finalement, le président Nasser Al-Khelaïfi a accédé à la volonté de son joueur alors que le directeur du football Patrick Kluivert refusait de céder. Read More »

Wichita runner finishes strong at Boston Marathon

This isn't her first time back to the Boston Marathon. "I just ran the fastest marathon I've run in 46 years", she told NBC News after crossing the finish line Monday. "Unless we have rules, society will be in chaos". Kathrine Switzer knows what it means to run for equal rights. Pictures of that splashed across newspaper front pages, and Switzer somewhat inadvertently became a symbol of the women's movement. Read More »

Wheeler falters in return, Chen helps Marlins beat Mets 7-2

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Wheeler gave up all five runs over the course of the second and third innings on five hits and a walk. Wheeler is bound to have some peaks and valleys as he shakes the rust. "We've mapped out something but obviously everything's subject to what's going on and can be changed". Syndergaard is looking to build off an absolutely dominant 2016 season in which he posted 14 wins with a 2.60 ERA and a 1.15 WHIP. Read More »

Herrera: I can't rest on my laurels at Utd

It was the ninth goal of a campaign that has seen Rashford struggle to replicate his remarkable breakthrough season, but the striker has retained Mourinho's belief throughout. We weren't at it, but we have a lot of character and can bounce back. "There have been a lot of draws at home. I want to finish higher than that", Young told British media. Read More »

Verratti supporter de Monaco en C1 — PSG

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Concernant Di Maria , il va là aussi s'engager pour que l'Argentin reste à Paris: "Dans les matches importants, il a toujours été présent et c'est pour ça que Paris l'a acheté". On a besoin de lui. Pour Ben Arfa, Verratti va aussi faire preuve de compréhension: "On est assis à côté dans le vestiaire, on est très proches". Au début, je sentais un peu de doute chez lui, mais il a vraiment changé. Read More »

Irving shines as Cavs take grip on Pacers

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That's the beauty of it. "When you see your teammate actually sit there and take the charge, and we are not rewarded with the call, it goes the other way because then I was rewarded with a technical [foul]". "We're right there of what we know we can become, and we'll figure it out". "And wants the game to be decided by me", George said after watching the replay a day later, according to NBA.com . Read More »

Mikel Obi pays touching tribute to John Terry

The former England global, who has made enough appearances to receiver another Premier League winners' medal this term should Chelsea land the title, did reiterate his desire to return to Stamford Bridge in another role in the future. "I'm not really sure who it suits, maybe John Terry a little bit, but I'm not even sure about that. Not only a Chelsea legend, but a true Football legend and a brilliant captain ⚽️ Good luck Old Boy #neighbour", Mikel wrote on Instagram alongside a ... Read More »

Bastia annonce de premières sanctions !

Enfin, le club a déposé plainte contre X et s'est constitué partie civile. Le club corse a également indiqué que des interdictions de stade seront prononcées contre les personnes impliquées dans les violences survenues avant la rencontre et à la mi-temps du match contre Lyon, dimanche après-midi en Ligue 1. Read More »

Champions League: Gabi hoping Barca make it

Danny Drinkwater wants another crack at the Champions League with Leicester City and insists the club have nothing to fear from Europe's elite. "Not in my lifetime". A hat-trick against Manchester City in December aside, Vardy had all but disappeared this season. "The feeling is one of disappointment to go out but I'm immensely proud of the performance". Read More »