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Arsene Wenger: I have missed visiting India

Arsene Wenger: I have missed visiting India

Arsenal's outgoing manager Arsene Wenger , who will leave the club after 22 seasons at the end of season, on Saturday expressed desire to visit India. In terms of expenditure, they've welcomed just under £600 million worth of new signings since the 2006-07 season, with more than a third of the cost coming in the last two years. Read More

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KKR score 80 runs behind the wicket

KKR score 80 runs behind the wicket

For the men-in-purple, openers Chris Lynn and Sunil Narine have failed to perform consistently. Batting first, they ensured exactly that. Chris Gayle (21) couldn't play an impactful innings being dismissed by Russell (3/41). It's possible Ashwin has found it hard to sustain what is a completely new skill for him through an entire season or that he has spotted something amiss with his technique and wants to work on it further. Read More

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Bale hits brace as Real Madrid put six past Celta Vigo

Bale hits brace as Real Madrid put six past Celta Vigo

Zinedine Zidane made eight changes from the team that started the game against Sevilla on Wednesday night, with Nacho , Casemiro and Karim Benzema the only three players that kept their positions in the starting line-up. The Welshman cut inside onto his left foot before finding the top corner with a stunning strike. Spanish worldwide Isco made it three with an audacious curler two minutes later to give Los Blancos a comfortable cushion heading into half-time. Read More

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Vasiliy Lomachenko stops Jorge Linares with TKO in 10th round

Vasiliy Lomachenko stops Jorge Linares with TKO in 10th round

Lomachenko did just that, and he has continued to break down his opponents both mentally and physically. In contrast, Linares moves well with his feet and at the waist, but can be often caught out by going back in straight lines. According to CompuBox, Lomachenko barely outlanded Linares 213 to 207 in total punches but was more accurate with Lomachenko landing 34 percent of his punches and Linares landed 28 percent of his punches. Read More

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Lewis Hamilton back on track with pole in Spain

Lewis Hamilton back on track with pole in Spain

With its raft of updates appearing to give Red Bull a significant boost yesterday, the Austrian outfit looks to be the biggest threat to Mercedes this weekend, which itself appears to have taken a significant step forward. Vettel, meanwhile, looks more comfortable despite having victory snatched from him in the final laps at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix . Sebastian Vettel was in third with Kimi Raikkonen in fourth. Read More

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'This is for every cricketer who's ever played for Ireland'

'This is for every cricketer who's ever played for Ireland'

On behalf of everyone here at the ICC, and I'm sure in the world of cricket, I would like to wish the Ireland team all the very best over the coming days. But he explained that if Ireland had test status back then, he would have turned down England. Ireland will play against Pakistan at Malahide in Dublin from Friday in what will be a historic first Test match for a country with a rich tradition of cricket. Read More

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Real Madrid's Champions League preparation unaffected by Sevilla loss - Zidane

Real Madrid's Champions League preparation unaffected by Sevilla loss - Zidane

Zidane made seven changes to his starting XI in El Clasico on Sunday. Zidane told reporters after the match, "We played better in the second half but couldn't get it done in front of the goal ". With Sevilla two goals to the good, Lucas Vazquez was brought down in the box. "It's a real shame". Wissam Ben Yedder and Miguel Layun put Sevilla into a two-goal lead, before Sergio Ramos missed a penalty and then put the ball into his own net to compound his misery against his ... Read More

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Kiwi cyclist George Bennett maintains top 10 place at Giro d'Italia

Kiwi cyclist George Bennett maintains top 10 place at Giro d'Italia

The 26-year-old broke away from the peloton to finish second behind his Mitchelton-Scott team-mate Esteban Chaves and move top of the standings, 16 seconds clear of defending champion Tom Dumoulin. Bennett has finished comfortably in the peloton in 30th position on the stage for the sprinters, a stage won by his namesake - Ireland's Sam Bennett, who claimed his first victory of 2018, and his first stage win in a grand tour. Read More

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ESPN unveils new broadcast team for MNF

ESPN unveils new broadcast team for MNF

Tessitore and Witten will be in the booth, while McFarland will bring a new perspective to the games each week as the first field-level analyst for sports television's signature series. For play-by-play, ESPN has given the nod to Tessitore, who has handled major college football broadcasting duties in the past. "Booger's ability to share candid opinions and insightful observations has made him one of our best analysts", said Stephanie Druley , ESPN Senior Vice President, Event and ... Read More

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AC Milan's mistakes hand Italian Cup title to Juventus

AC Milan's mistakes hand Italian Cup title to Juventus

Juve beat AC Milan tonight by a 4-0 score line as they won the Coppa Italia. "We're playing against a side that have dominated Italian football and been a protagonist in Europe for seven years, so they have a great mentality". After a slow-paced first half, Juventus took control when Benatia headed in from a corner. The teenage stopper palmed a long-range Douglas Costa effort into his own net for goal No 2, before dropping an easy catch onto the toe of Medhi Benatia who poked home ... Read More

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Brad Stevens Says He's Not the Coach of the Year

Brad Stevens Says He's Not the Coach of the Year

None of those coaches, however, go by the name Brad Stevens. "Obviously, you know what I've said about Brad Stevens before and his ability to get the most out of his guys". "And I'm telling you, I looked at the sheet and there's no way that I would have voted for me over any of the other 29 people". The point is, there's a lot of qualified coaches and the guys voting only got to vote for one. Read More

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Philadelphia 76ers should go after Paul George, not LeBron James

Philadelphia 76ers should go after Paul George, not LeBron James

Woods, who knows a thing or two about being the best of the best, at first tiptoed around the edge of the question by praising both players and bringing up National Hockey League legend Wayne Gretzky. But stories like Griffin's illustrate one of LeBron's greatest qualities: no matter how long or how closely you watch him, he always finds a way to do something else that will make you realize how great he is. Read More

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David Price dialing back on video games to battle carpal tunnel

David Price dialing back on video games to battle carpal tunnel

Cora is right in saying that lots of teams play Fortnite . He returned to Boston on Tuesday for tests after experiencing numbness in his pitching hand during a bullpen session and was diagnosed with carpal tunnel. He will be treated with a procedure similar to acupuncture and hopes to avoid surgery. I'm going to sleep with a brace on. There are steps to what we do if it doesn't go away. Read More

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Celtics beat Sixers, win series in five games

Celtics beat Sixers, win series in five games

Boston must defend the 3-point line well - like it did against the Sixers last series - and limit the impact of Cleveland's role players, even if that means monster point totals for James. "If we're going to do anything of any significance, we're always going to have to go through the Boston Celtics ", he said. Coach Brad Stevens said the Celtics has never stopped playing together despite all the challenges they've faced. Read More

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PSG sell Neymar for 260 million euros

PSG sell Neymar for 260 million euros

The latest publication to make the declaration is Madrid-based AS, who said Real are in negotiations with the 26-year-old - who has been seen in Brazil with a representative of the club twice in the past month. "If God wants, Neymar and I will play together at Real Madrid ". There are further problems - it was the Emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, who hired German coach Thomas Tuchel for the 2018-2019 season, despite the fact that the club's president Nasser al-Khelaïfi was trying ... Read More

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Javier Baez homers in third straight game; exits with groin injury

Javier Baez homers in third straight game; exits with groin injury

Entering camp, he had proved to be fairly durable, averaging 144 games in his first two full seasons in the majors. Tseng has spun an 8.04 ERA across six starts for Iowa this year. Cameron Maybin had two hits and drove in a run for Miami , which had won six of eight. In 1957, Ernie Banks hit his 100th home run while fellow Hall of Famer Billy Williams connected on his 100th homer in '64 in the 611th game of his career. Read More

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Six players tied for lead, six more one shot back at Players

Six players tied for lead, six more one shot back at Players

Johnson, who elevated to No. 1 when he won last year's Genesis Open at Riviera, said, "It was definitely a big deal to get" to No. 1 and, he added, "It's a big deal to stay there". Phil Mickelson struggled mightily in posting a 7-under 79. This moved J.J. Spaun to 1 under for the round. Three-times major champion Jordan Spieth hit three balls into the water on his outward nine - the back nine - to post a three-over 75 that leaves him in danger of missing his fourth consecutive cut in the ... Read More

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