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Hugo Lloris came to the fore, making four vital saves, in a testing spell just before the break. Pochettino will surely focus his attentions on their European campaign now that their Premier League title tilt is all-but over. "We were sitting and listening to the Champions League song and we were talking with Jesus (Perez, Pochettino's assistant) saying it will be awesome to be in the new stadium listening to that song before the game".
  • Murray will not throw at NFL Combine

    Murray will not throw at NFL Combine

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    I thought Jon Gruden said it best when asked about Kyler Murray: "I don't discriminate when it comes to size". I think that's been proven to not be as much a factor as maybe it was years ago if you ask Russell Wilson or (Drew) Brees or the kid in Cleveland ( Baker Mayfield ).
  • 49ers out of Antonio Brown sweepstakes, report says

    49ers out of Antonio Brown sweepstakes, report says

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    While Colbert defended the Steelers locker room perception on Wednesday , Brown reiterated that part of his desire to be traded stems from the differential treatment quarterback Ben Roethlisberger receives. "They're not changing. You know what I mean?" Brown owns an NFL-record six consecutive 100-catch seasons, but he frustrated the organization when he failed to show up for a workday in Week 17 and was benched for the season finale.
  • Mauricio Pochettino SLAMS Tottenham stars in brutally honest Premier League title verdict

    Mauricio Pochettino SLAMS Tottenham stars in brutally honest Premier League title verdict

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    The Argentine said on Tuesday that he is not anxious about his players' ability to deliver in this week's huge double derby examination by Chelsea and then, three days later, Arsenal (Saturday, 11.45am, also live on BT Sport ). It's not the way to behave and I'm going to accept the charge. Maurizio Sarri's side will be keen to put to bed their Carabao Cup final defeat from the weekend, in which they lost on penalties to Pep Guardiola's men.
  • Roberto Firmino injury not as bad as feared could face Everton - Klopp

    Roberto Firmino injury not as bad as feared could face Everton - Klopp

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    With four draws in their last five matches, critics had wondered whether Liverpool were starting to run out of steam so this was the ideal response. The boys were always stable and fluent offensively. "It is good. It is a good example of how football should look". So, let's try to do it again and again.
  • Lakers continue their slow fade into the sunset — The Sports Report

    Lakers continue their slow fade into the sunset — The Sports Report

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    Davis had 18 points and six rebounds in 21 minutes for New Orleans in its 111-110 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. In LeBron's defence, the Lakers were coming 4 midway through the year and then a groin injury forced the three-time National Basketball Association champion to miss 18 games which severely dented their chances at a crucial point during the season.
  • Draymond Green flattens Chris Paul with hard screen, causes rib injury

    Draymond Green flattens Chris Paul with hard screen, causes rib injury

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    Harden's 32-game run of performances of 30 points or more marked the second-longest such streak in National Basketball Association history behind Wilt Chamberlain's 65-game tear from 1961 to '62. It's on me to continue to score myself or find shooters in the corners.' TIP-INS Warriors: Had eight dunks in the second quarter. Kemba Walker: Monday he passed Dell Curry (Stephen's dad) for most field goals made in Hornets history, one of numerous franchise records for the three-time All-Star.
  • Rodgers era at Leicester gets off to winning start

    Rodgers era at Leicester gets off to winning start

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    Rodgers and Rafael Benitez were both touted as potential candidates and, although the pair each insisted they were focused on their current jobs, it appears the Celtic coach is set to leave the Scottish Premiership champions. John Kennedy and Damien Duff will serve as assistant manager and first-team coach respectively under Lennon, who will immediately take charge for Wednesday's trip to Hearts .
  • Liverpool go top with draw at injury-hit United

    Liverpool go top with draw at injury-hit United

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    Of course, he helps us a lot, but he will retire and say: 'I took responsibility and I was brave with courage in the big moments'. "Since he arrived, you can see everybody wants the ball, everybody moves, they enjoy the game and want to score - they play with pleasure and enjoyment now.
  • Syracuse coach Boeheim trying to cope with tragic accident

    Syracuse coach Boeheim trying to cope with tragic accident

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    It's the team's first game since he struck and killed a pedestrian on a dark highway after guiding the Orange to a victory over No. 18 Louisville on Wednesday night. Although he returned for practice Friday, he had not appeared in public until he made his way into the Carrier Dome to a big ovation from the crowd of 35,642.
  • Devils Trade Goalie Keith Kinkaid to the Blue Jackets

    Devils Trade Goalie Keith Kinkaid to the Blue Jackets

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    Columbus will need someone to help Artemi Panarin and the Blue Jackets maintain a playoff spot as the season draws to its final phases. The Panthers traded Brassard to the Colorado Avalanche at the National Hockey League trade deadline. Duclair had been criticized recently by Columbus coach John Tortorella for having bad listening skills. Washington sent a 2020 second-round pick and defenseman Madison Bowey to Detroit for Jensen and a 2019 fifth-round pick.
  • India vs Pakistan: Sourav Ganguly clarifies stand on Sachin Tendulkar’s comments

    India vs Pakistan: Sourav Ganguly clarifies stand on Sachin Tendulkar’s comments

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    The Pulwama attack has not only shaken India but the entire world. The nation was banned for 21 years from 1970 till 1991 in relation to the apartheid , which saw black South Africans being racially discriminated. India have won six straight matches against Pakistan at World Cups and batting great Sachin Tendulkar said he wanted the team to stretch that record rather then forfeit the match - but added that he would back whatever "the country decides" .
  • LeBron James Calls Out Lakers For Being ‘Accustomed’ To Losing

    LeBron James Calls Out Lakers For Being ‘Accustomed’ To Losing

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    They are also just three games ahead of the Pelicans (27-34), who have no desire to make the playoffs. "I'm not accustomed to it, I'd never get comfortable with losing", James said, as transcribed by Bleacher Report. The team had kept him on the bench for a while prior to the February 7 trade deadline. Anyone remember a couple years ago when the heavily favored Cavaliers went to New Orleans and lost to a Davis-less Pelicans team? James pondered after Saturday's loss to the Pelicans, who were ...
  • Rashford a doubt for next match after being 'kicked' in Liverpool draw

    Rashford a doubt for next match after being 'kicked' in Liverpool draw

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    Solskjær felt that the referee should have taken more action to protect the England striker. The Portuguese was sacked in December off the back of a reverse to Liverpool . Later with Liverpool in another promising position, his lofted ball found a United defender instead of an open teammate. Arsenal's Alexandre Lacazette misses a late chance for his second goal in the match against Southampton at Emirates Stadium in London.
  • Sobel’s WGC-Mexico Matchup Bets: Ride with Rory in the Final Round

    Sobel’s WGC-Mexico Matchup Bets: Ride with Rory in the Final Round

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    My form has been good, it's been solid. McIlroy sat three shots behind leader Dustin Johnson through three holes. Masters champion Patrick Reed finished with three straight birdies for a 64 and was in the group seven shots behind with Patrick Cantlay (65), Sergio Garcia (69) and Cameron Smith (68).
  • David Luiz told Kepa Arrizabalaga 'respect' Maurizio Sarri call

    David Luiz told Kepa Arrizabalaga 'respect' Maurizio Sarri call

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    Kepa went on to make one save in the ensuing shoot-out, which City won, but he would have been disappointed not to stop Sergio Aguero's fairly tame penalty. "[Kepa] was telling us he was good". "But, I don't know if the coach wanted to change him because he was feeling pain or it was his [tactical] decision".
  • Messi nets 50th career hat-trick as Barcelona win at Sevilla

    Messi nets 50th career hat-trick as Barcelona win at Sevilla

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    It is also a new La Liga record for most goals against an opponent, taking his tally to 28 against Sevilla , pulling away from a tie with former Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , who had netted 25, also against Sevilla . Today we were back to playing like we know how. Sevilla fell to fifth place as Getafe jumped up into the Champions League spots after they accounted for Rayo Vallecano 2-1.
  • Liverpool at Manchester United

    Liverpool at Manchester United

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    The Norwegian has earned plaudits for bringing back a more dynamic edge to United, reminiscent of the Sir Alex Ferguson era, which Klopp thought was on display in the Red Devils' FA Cup victory over Chelsea on Monday. Jurgen Klopp takes his side to Old Trafford on Sunday in a game which could go a long way towards deciding the title. "It's a big one and we know that it's a hard one as well", he said, adding that United's attacking players were brimming with confidence.
  • Dubai Open: Hsieh wins last six games to upset Karolina Pliskova

    Dubai Open: Hsieh wins last six games to upset Karolina Pliskova

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    World number 2 and Dubai Duty Free Ambassador, Simona Halep treated herself this week ahead of her first game at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships with a quick shopping spree at the Dubai Duty Free shop in Terminal 3, Concourse B. "So I started to use less pace, less power, and opened the court more". Double Wimbledon victor Kvitova has won all four of her meetings with Hsieh, most recently in January's Sydney International second round.
  • Ronaldo gloats about his five Champions Leagues after Atletico defeat

    Ronaldo gloats about his five Champions Leagues after Atletico defeat

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    After the game, a frustrated Ronaldo held up his hand in the mix zone to represent the five Champions League titles he has won throughout his career. To his gesture, due to a moment of great tension, I understand and do not condemn him, I feel the need to say that Cholism is everything for Atletico Madrid ".
  • Jonny May shreds France with first-half hat-trick for England

    Jonny May shreds France with first-half hat-trick for England

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    One bright spark in a bleak afternoon for France was Penaud, who burst through the gain line on multiple occasions during the first half and finished off a lovely try to bring his side some hope, even if it was quickly doused. The score had England ahead 23-3 and supporters were jubilant inside Twickenham. Alongside the headline, was the text: 'It is to cry, the XV of Jacques Brunel's France never existed against England .
  • How to Watch the 2019 Slam Dunk Contest Online

    How to Watch the 2019 Slam Dunk Contest Online

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    As is always the case at NBA All-Star Saturday Night, there will be some fireworks in Charlotte. We saw some pretty simple dunks last night, and we need to say that when comparing this contest and the ones from the previous years, it is by far the worst one.
  • Lyon vs Barcelona, Champions League last 16, first leg

    Lyon vs Barcelona, Champions League last 16, first leg

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    Memphis Depay had been quiet in the first stanza, but he almost broke the deadlock seven minutes into the second half with a snap-shot that sailed inches wide. That was after they lost 5-0 in Paris back in October despite being the better team for long spells. It just wasn't our night. 'We know that he has what it takes, technically, to help us and to get that goal for us, ' said manager Bruno Genesio.
  • What Shahid Afridi Said On Imran Khan's Statement After Pulwama Attack

    What Shahid Afridi Said On Imran Khan's Statement After Pulwama Attack

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    India immediately blamed Pakistan after a young suicide bomber, a native of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), drove his explosive laden vehicle into a convoy of Indian security forces, killing almost three dozen soldiers. A third Indian official said details relating to the group's operations were provided to the FATF. "The Philippines strongly condemns the terrorist bomb attack in Pulwama on 14 February 2019 that claimed the lives of numerous Indian security personnel and left many others ...
  • Michael Owen states his prediction for Arsenal v BATE Borisov

    Michael Owen states his prediction for Arsenal v BATE Borisov

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    Emery has not made use of Ozil when fit in 2019 either, citing "tactical reasons" among others to justify his decisions. The 30-year-old also has a problem, which Emery yesterday described as a propensity to... Maksim Skavysh missed a good chance to put BATE ahead on away goals when Arsenal failed to clear three minutes after the restart, but another powerful header, this time from Sokratis on the hour mark, put the Gunners into Friday's draw.
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    Watch Champions League Game Online

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    On Wednesday night Ronaldo returned to Madrid for the first time since leaving Real in the summer, other than for his tax evasion trial, and he was given abuse by the Atleti fans and funnily enough for his tax. 'I've got five Champions League trophies and Atleti have won zero, ' he said as journalists watched on in bemusement. "We have to remember we are facing a team who are very good in defence and very risky from set pieces and have done very well in Europe in recent years".
  • Zion exits game with knee injury after shoe breaks

    Zion exits game with knee injury after shoe breaks

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    UNC follows its more experienced leaders Luke Maye and Cameron Johnson, along with freshman guard Coby White. "He's backed it up". During the first play of the game, superstar Zion Williamson broke through his shoe (literally) and hit the floor hard, holding his knee and leaving the game right away.
  • MLB Insider Believes 1 Team Is Now Out For Bryce Harper

    MLB Insider Believes 1 Team Is Now Out For Bryce Harper

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    The agreement is contingent on Machado passing a physical. The most passionate was Tim Anderson, who will remain at shortstop and was happy to see what he viewed as a distraction out of the way after Machado agreed to a 10-year, $300-million deal with the Padres on Tuesday.
  • Bryce Harper Phillies Talks Are 'Intensifying'

    Bryce Harper Phillies Talks Are 'Intensifying'

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    So what's the latest? Saturday afternoon, CBS Sports' Jim Bowden reported that while the Washington Nationals remain in the mix, he keeps hearing that Harper "could be rounding third and heading to home shortly" with the Phillies . When you look at the teams the odds markers are looking at, the Giants are years away. San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller flew to Miami last week and met with free-agent infielder Manny Machado , sources confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Passan.