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Luis Enrique could return as Barca boss

Three first half goals from Lionel Messi , Neymar and Francisco Alcacer secured Barcelona their third straight Copa Del Rey title and 29th in their history. A win would complete a clean sweep of the Copa del Rey in his three seasons in charge. "We will need to play a good match against a team who are far superior to us". Read More

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What to Watch for: Can Senators punch ticket to Stanley Cup Final?

What to Watch for: Can Senators punch ticket to Stanley Cup Final?

The third line was put together for this game, with Rust returning after missing the previous two with an upper-body injury . "The guys are fighters, and they choose to fight". "I'm not saying we're not upset with a 7-0 loss, but I think it was a slap in the face a little bit. The puck didn't go in the net, but if we continue to play the game that way, then I believe we'll get the result". Read More

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All eyes on Alonso in a wide-open Indianapolis 500 field

In 1994, Al Unser Jr. won from the pole position in a race Penske drivers led for all but seven laps . Although reliability on the Honda engines has been spotty - James Hinchcliffe had a failure during Friday's practice - the speed is there and Honda won a year ago with Alexander Rossi , a rookie who coasted across the finish line on fumes. Read More

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LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record

The point guards provided a huge scoring spark for the Cavs as well. Who isn't consumed with this? After the game, James told reporters that he was honored to pass Jordan , who was his childhood idol. "So whatever they have to do to continue to play at, not just a normal level, at an MVP level, that's what I've been on them doctors about and everybody on that training staff is". Read More

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Antonio Conte would love to stick with Chelsea for a generation

Antonio Conte would love to stick with Chelsea for a generation

AFTER SEALING THE Premier League title two weeks ago, Chelsea are chasing a double at Wembley Stadium on Saturday (5.30pm). "If you talk individually about Chelsea they have played a fantastic season". Chelsea have won three of the last four meetings against Arsenal , with the sole defeat coming at the Emirates back in September previous year. Arsenal are facing something of a crisis in defence this weekend as Laurent Koscielny is suspended and Gabriel out with a knee ... Read More

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Andy Murray slump is a mystery, says Becker

A frustrated Andy Murray says he is determined to shake himself out of his rut as soon as possible, preferably in time to make a run at the French Open title here over the next fortnight. "I always feel extra motivation when I come to a Slam, even if I've been playing badly". "You have to write what you have to do, but I don't care", said Nadal . Read More

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Djokovic and Nadal could meet in French Open semifinals

Djokovic and Nadal could meet in French Open semifinals

But other than that blip, Nadal has looked in supreme form, collecting titles on clay, in Barcelona , Madrid and Monte Carlo . The French Open tennis tounament starts Sunday. If Svitolina makes the last eight she could potentially face Simona Halep , who may or may not be fit enough to make a run this year at Roland Garros because of her ankle issue. Read More

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Button has a giggle on his return to Monaco

The Spaniard is not in Monaco this weekend as he bids for Indy 500 victory, and motor racing legend Mario Andretti thinks that it is possible Alonso could make a permanent switch. "But it's not in my control". The waiting is nearly over for Fernando Alonso and his millions of fans worldwide. Given that just five rookies have won the 500 at the first attempt, Chilton can be pleased with what he achieved and is ready to build on that this time around. Read More

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Manchester City secure third place with first-half goal blitz at Watford

M'Baye Niang shot wide for Watford but City were doing most of the attacking, especially down their right, where Watford's 19-year-old left back, Brandon Mason, was having a hard first Premier League start. However, their potential 78-point haul leaves them comfortable shy of top two Chelsea and Tottenham and the ex-Barcelona coach has regularly lamented his side's aptitude "in the boxes" - often noting a raft of missed chances when points have been dropped against more clinical ... Read More

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Kyle Busch wins Truck race at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Kyle Busch wins Truck race at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Larson might have had the best auto at Charlotte Motor Speedway , though. Larson restarted the final stage in fifth, but he was able to battle his way to a runner-up finish. "You can't pass anywhere". Either short tracks or superspeedways would be great for this, but there's no way the teams would agree to the latter, and it makes too much sense for logistical reasons for the event to stay in Charlotte. Read More

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NBA Mock Draft: Updated first round projections

NBA Mock Draft: Updated first round projections

His favorite team is the Cleveland Cavaliers because his favorite player is LeBron James , but he said that he's always liked the Lakers because they were the hometown team. To me, it does. The Lakers should be a patient with their rebuild, holding onto all of their assets and not panic by making a trade. especially if the number two pick is involved. Read More

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Truex Jr. gets 1st win at Kansas

We won the Southern 500 with this vehicle and now here. "Pretty awesome, awesome day, awesome weekend. There's a lot of room on this track so we'll be just fine". Last weekend was a blast racing three and four wide at Talladega and we're ridding the wave of momentum from our first top-20 finish of the season. Read More

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Lowry, Ibaka to test free agency

Lowry, Ibaka to test free agency

Tucker and Patterson - he'll have options, but stripping the cupboard bare and starting from scratch doesn't seem like one that would be appealing to him. Building a sustainable victor was Ujiri's primary goal when he took the Raptors job back in the summer of 2013, and he's done that, more so than anyone had in the franchise's uninspiring history. Read More

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Jose Mourinho already has Europa League final squad in mind

Jose Mourinho already has Europa League final squad in mind

It would be awesome. I always saw them supporting each other. The game was emotional for everyone. "The most important thing for us now is having one less match to play", Mourinho said in comments reported by BBC Sport . It means that the only chance United have of making Europe's elite competition next season will be through winning the Europa League, the final of which they will contest against Ajax next week. Read More

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La Liga Title Real Madrid's to lose: Zidane

La Liga Title Real Madrid's to lose: Zidane

Three points will separate the league leaders and second-placed Barcelona at kick-off and should Zidane's side suffer a surprise fourth league defeat of the season, Luis Enrique's men could win the title if they win at home to Eibar . So there are no words to describe it. 'The boss has managed things very well this year, ' he said. A unique sub-plot that's adds even more drama to an anticipated fixture. Read More

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Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Ottawa Senators - 5/21/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

And into the crease, too. There is no more controversial topic in hockey today than the Pittsburgh Penguins' decision to start Matt Murray over Marc-Andre Fleury tonight. When mom Tiffany Orr noticed her daughter tear up at the beginning of the Penguins-Senators game, it didn't take long to figure out why. Brian Dumoulin, Penguins - The game-winning goal proved to be off the stick of Dumoulin. Read More

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Ben Stokes set to miss IPL playoffs

Mumbai Indians sit atop the table with 20 points and Sunrisers Hyderabad are at third spot with 17 points. Mumbai Indians then won four of their remaining seven matches to finish on top of the standings. Smith would not want to let this opportunity go. The diminutive dynamo Parthiv Patel and the West Indian hurricane Lendl Simmons have emerged as a deadly opening combination. Read More

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Lakers 'Pretty Confident' They Can Get Paul George

Lakers 'Pretty Confident' They Can Get Paul George

The 27-year-old Paul George will nearly certainly not pick up the final year on his contract with the Pacers , instead, the four-time NBA All-Star will opt for free agency in the summer of 2018. He can become a free agent in 2018 by declining his 2018-19 player option worth $20.7 million. Technically, George could still make that list in the 2017-18 season, but in is now sitting in a position where it could lose its most valuable asset and get nothing in return. Read More

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Quick Stats : Q1 - MI vs RPS

Quick Stats : Q1 - MI vs RPS

But the players have made sure that they have their fair share of fun. "Just speak to him, speak to Jos Buttler, they'll talk about how much it has helped their development being out there". The innings was set up well for finisher MS Dhoni, and despite not looking in his best form smashed 40 off 26 balls. Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Lendl Simmons, Mitchel Johnson, Mitchell McClenghan, Nitish Rana, Parthiv Patel (WK), Saurabh Tiwary, Shreyas Gopal, Tim Southee, Lasith ... Read More

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Real Madrid vs. Celta Vigo live stream

Real Madrid vs. Celta Vigo live stream

Cristiano Ronaldo saluted Zinedine Zidane for his management of the Real Madrid squad this season as they closed to within a point of the LaLiga league title with a 4-1 win at Celta Vigo. "But we can only think about tomorrow's game and [Bale] won't be there". The Cucuta-born attacker applauded all four sides of the stadium as he left the pitch in what would be his final home game should he transfer after three seasons in the Spanish capital. Read More

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Blue Jays extend winning streak to four games

Blue Jays extend winning streak to four games

Justin Smoak powdered his seventh home run in the sixth, a two-run shot off Seattle reliever James Pazos, to provide the Blue Jays with a 2-1 lead. They added on in the bottom half of the frame when Jose Bautista took two sliders off the plate from Christian Bergman - one of four replacement starters in a Mariners rotation borrowing heavily from triple-A Tacoma - before pummelling a change-up off the foul pole in left for his fourth homer of the season. Read More

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Celtics' Thomas fined $25000 for comment to fan

Celtics' Thomas fined $25000 for comment to fan

The All-Star told the fan " I will f- you up, and you know that ", in the Celtics' 121-102 loss to the Washington Wizards . John Wall , Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards battle Isaiah Thomas , Al Horford and the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of their second round series in the 2017 NBA Playoffs on Friday night. Read More

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Premier League champions Chelsea will get better next season - Conte

Premier League champions Chelsea will get better next season - Conte

Crucially, the absence of European fixtures from Chelsea's schedule afforded Conte time to drill his philosophy into his players, with double training sessions including long pattern-of-play exercises. Former Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has said Antonio Conte "did not perform a miracle" in leading his side to Premier League glory - but praised his fellow Italian nonetheless after the Blues secured the title on Friday night. Read More

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Erik Karlsson leaves Game 4 injured after collisions with Rangers players

Erik Karlsson leaves Game 4 injured after collisions with Rangers players

They won that game and closed out the series in six. Well, regardless of that fact, the Senators completed another comeback, with a late goal to tie it up and another OT win, pushing their record in 1 goal games to 7-2 (5-1 in overtime). Yet it was the Rangers who opened the scoring for the fourth straight game with Holden's perfectly placed shot between Anderson's blocker and pad at 14:04 of the first giving NY a 1-0 lead. Read More

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