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Arsenal have won the FA Cup in three of the last four seasons and are now into the Carabao Cup final. Wenger said: "To change the mood?" "It's like that, we have to live with that". Tottenham also finished runners-up to the Blues last season in the Premier League. Pochettino plans to use teenage midfielder Tashan Oakley-Boothe in the Cup tie, but is considering resting star striker Harry Kane.
  • Vladimir Guerrero will be the first into Cooperstown as an Angel

    Vladimir Guerrero will be the first into Cooperstown as an Angel

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    Whatever cap Guerrero wears, though, I presume that his status as the Expos' last true star and Cooperstown's proximity to Montreal will mean that the Expos faithful will still make their way to his induction this July. He also drove in 100 or more runs 10 times and scored 100 or more runs six times. Several times Guerrero referenced his mother, who was at the press conference and was with him when he received the news the night before.
  • West Ham maintain additional talks with Inter's Joao Mario

    West Ham maintain additional talks with Inter's Joao Mario

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    West Ham United boss David Moyes has told the London Evening Standard that a deal for Inter Milan's Joao Mario is on the verge of completion - but Andre Ayew won't be leaving just yet. "I'm not going to tell you anything until he's done his medical, once we get the medical out of the way I'll be able to tell you". Whilst Mario is incoming, West Ham ace Andre Ayew has been linked with a return to Swansea City, and Moyes added that a bid has been remained, but is now unacceptable.
  • IOC Reveals Method to Choose Russian Athletes for Pyeongchang

    IOC Reveals Method to Choose Russian Athletes for Pyeongchang

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    On December 5, the IOC Executive Board announced its decision to suspend the whole Russian national team from taking part in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea's PyeongChang over multiple doping abuse allegations. The Olympic body earlier this week said that the exclusion of certain athletes from the list of eligible Russians did not necessarily mean they had doped.
  • Michigan State President Resigns Amid Larry Nassar Scandal

    Michigan State President Resigns Amid Larry Nassar Scandal

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    Simon's resignation was welcomed in the state Legislature, where pressure had been building for her to step down or be ousted by the university's board of trustees. "You started a tidal wave", Aquilina said. "I had an exchange recently with President Simon that persuaded me to know my voice and the concerns of others are not being heard", Carter said.
  • Manchester City to face Arsenal in League Cup Final at Wembley

    Manchester City to face Arsenal in League Cup Final at Wembley

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    Cesar Azpilicueta insisted that Ross Barkley will become "very important" for Chelsea after the midfielder made a forgettable debut in Wednesday's 2-1 loss against Arsenal in the second leg of the Carabao Cup semifinal. While negotiations with Palmieri, a left-back, will be straightforward Dzeko, who spent five years at Manchester City , will still need convincing to return to the Premier League and is seeking assurances over the amount of game time he will enjoy.
  • Agent for PSG's Lucas Moura Meets With Arsenal, Tottenham

    Agent for PSG's Lucas Moura Meets With Arsenal, Tottenham

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    Moura has been impressed with how Tottenham play and believes Mauricio Pochettino could be the right manager for him to progress his career. "It's so hard to add players now - quality players that can help us to win games and achieve all that we want".
  • Sean Payton on Drew Brees: 'He's coming back' in 2018

    Sean Payton on Drew Brees: 'He's coming back' in 2018

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    Payton is now making his stance clear for all of those who were concerned Brees wouldn't return to the Saints. New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has been with the team now for 12 seasons. He's embraced being identified with New Orleans and all those things that are good for our community and him as well. Drew Brees is already widely considered by many as one of the greatest quarterbacks to have ever played in the National Football League, but he will be a free agent in just a ...
  • Mourinho extends contract at Man United till 2020

    Mourinho extends contract at Man United till 2020

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    Take advantage of huge 5/1 odds on each team to have 2 or more corners in each half. I gained a fantastic player, so did Wenger. "Now we know that we have to deal with that and we can get on by giving everyone a little bit more". "Cristiano is the kind of player every manager and club wants but only one manager and one club can have him and [he stays with] Zidane and Real Madrid, that's my feeling".
  • Arsenal becomes first major sports team to partner with a cryptocurrency

    Arsenal becomes first major sports team to partner with a cryptocurrency

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    English football giants, Arsenal, announced on 24 January 2018 that it had signed a sponsorship deal with the United States cryptocurrency platform CashBet Coin. As for its use, CashBet Coin is a utility token that can be used on iGaming sites and apps powered by CashBet . Integrating blockchain technology into the CashBet core iGaming stack will open new markets by democratizing access to world-class entertainment for a new group of players now underserved by the centralized banking ...
  • Former Vols standout Tennys Sandgren delivers shocking upset at Australian Open

    Former Vols standout Tennys Sandgren delivers shocking upset at Australian Open

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    South Korea's Hyeon Chung's mother and brother celebrate his win over Tennys Sandgren of the U.S. during their men's singles quarter-finals match on day 10 of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on Jan 24, 2018. Serena responded to this on Twitter when Sandgren took on Hyeon Chung in the Australian Open quarterfinals, which he lost 4-6, 6-7, 3-6. Taking the match in straight sets, the young American began to generate whispers at the major tournament.
  • Kyrie Irving Threatened To Get Knee Surgery If Cavs Didn't Trade Him

    Kyrie Irving Threatened To Get Knee Surgery If Cavs Didn't Trade Him

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    But the procedure reportedly would be a "minor" surgery to follow up on the broken kneecap he suffered during the 2015 NBA Finals and is "not pressing" - according to Vardon, the surgery would "ease some of the swelling and day-to-day pain" Irving feels but can be done in the offseason.
  • Leeds United officially "reconsiders" new badge

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    Leeds' new badge has become fodder for entertainment, with Egyptian giants Zamalek and Russian outfit Zenit mocking it, along with hoards of fans. The new badge supposedly depicts the "Leeds salute", often performed by players and fans in celebration.
  • Bettor Wagers Millions on Super Bowl Underdog Eagles

    Bettor Wagers Millions on Super Bowl Underdog Eagles

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    The Eagles have played in just two Super Bowls, losing them both. Blount enjoyed a career year with the Patriots in 2016, setting career highs in carries (299), yards (1,161) and touchdowns (18). But he's quite adept at turning the emotional faucet off when it comes to game time. Chances are, we'll never know. "I've played my brother before, so I'm not anxious about playing former teammates", Long said, referencing Kyle Long , a guard for the Chicago Bears .
  • Now Congress to probe FBI, Justice department

    Now Congress to probe FBI, Justice department

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    Ian Prior, a Justice Department spokesman, confirmed a report in the New York Times that Sessions met for hours with Mueller's team last week. Mueller has indicted multiple former associates of the president, including his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort , and former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn has pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about conversations he had with the Russian ambassador.
  • Latest scores as Tiger Woods plays the Farmers Insurance Open

    Latest scores as Tiger Woods plays the Farmers Insurance Open

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    He dropped his second shot of the day at the fourth to fall to +2 but came straight back with a vintage Tiger birdie at the par-5 fifth. "I can let it go, I can hit it and I'm getting the ball out there a little bit". "It doesn't hurt when I walk". He acknowledged that Torrey Pines, playing firm and fast in the midst of a dry California winter, would make for a challenging return to tour action.
  • President Trump Tweets Support for Women's March

    President Trump Tweets Support for Women's March

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    Her 18-year-old son attends Morehouse College. This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of both President Trump's inauguration and the 2017 Women's March , the latter of which saw millions of people descend on big cities such as Washington , D.C., New York , Los Angeles , Chicago , and San Francisco to rally in support of women's rights.
  • Van Marwijk named head coach of Australia for World Cup

    Van Marwijk named head coach of Australia for World Cup

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    Bert van Marwijk, who led his native Netherlands to the 2010 World Cup final, will coach Australia at this year's tournament in Russia, Football Federation Australia (FFA) said on Thursday. The 65-year-old said he is aiming for a World Cup campaign that is beyond simply competitive. He said he was honoured to be chosen as the man to lead Australia at their fourth consecutive World Cup and insisted they would not be there to simply make up numbers.
  • Fiat Chrysler powers ahead in carmaker wacky races

    Fiat Chrysler powers ahead in carmaker wacky races

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    The Italian-American automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) reported on Thursday strong financial performance in 2017, with its net profit almost doubled. A 11 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 0 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:FCAU) or, if they already own its stock, sell it.
  • Milwaukee Brewers Acquire Christian Yelich

    Milwaukee Brewers Acquire Christian Yelich

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    The centerfielder from Fort Lauderdale, Fla. hit.106 with two home runs and three RBI in 21 games last season for the Brewers . Yelich hit.282 last season with 18 home runs and 81 RBI in 156 games for the Marlins . Between Single-A Wisconsin and High-A Carolina past year, he hit a composite.272/.350/.481 with 21 home runs, 67 RBI, 73 runs scored, and 27 stolen bases in 513 PA.
  • Manchester United wonderkid Axel Tuanzebe set for Aston Villa loan switch

    Manchester United wonderkid Axel Tuanzebe set for Aston Villa loan switch

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    The Premier League giants have made a decision to loan him out to Championship side Aston Villa after Steve Bruce convinced his former club that he will get regular football in the Midlands. Our poll asks if you would give Ross another chance. Villa are now fourth in the Championship, 12 points behind leaders Wolves. The Scottish striker is set to return to England for talks with Aston Villa over his future, after enjoying a successful loan spell in Australia with Melbourne.
  • Former Alabama DB Marlon Humphrey arrested for robbery

    Former Alabama DB Marlon Humphrey arrested for robbery

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    However, the driver eventually chose to press charges, and Humphrey was booked Thursday in Tuscaloosa County Jail on $2,500 bond. "Our understanding is that he has been interviewed by the University of Alabama police and is cooperating". He formerly played at the University of Alabama. They returned it to the driver and left. "We are monitoring the situation". The initial police report listed the offense as harassment and fourth-degree theft of property, which both are misdemeanors.
  • Magnificent McIlroy burns it up on day one in Dubai

    Magnificent McIlroy burns it up on day one in Dubai

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    Dubai is a place that I've gotten to know very well". "That helped me a lot". 'I'm looking forward to the next three days'. "For me past year, winning here against Henrik with Henrik playing well and myself playing well, and kind of keeping him off my back throughout the whole day, I think that was the most important thing mentally".
  • Australian Open: Briton Kyle Edmund into semis with upset of Grigor Dimitrov

    Australian Open: Briton Kyle Edmund into semis with upset of Grigor Dimitrov

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    Edmund went off for a medical timeout after the first set and although it was not clear what the problem was, Cilic sensed the Brit was not moving as freely in what proved to be the final set. World number 37 Mertens, who is yet to drop a set, retained her Hobart title earlier this month and is on a 10-match unbeaten run in 2018 after becoming the first Belgian to make the last four since Clijsters in 2012.
  • Chelsea unlucky to lose Carabao Cup clash to Arsenal - Conte

    Chelsea unlucky to lose Carabao Cup clash to Arsenal - Conte

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    Willian has been ever-present for Chelsea for over a year, either as starter or as a sub, appearing in 50 straight Premier League games and 68 of the last 69 games in all competitions. Maybe there was a little bit of a lucky deflected goal, but we were in the box and that was absolutely marvellous. Even if Arsenal are under a bad run of form or with an under-strength side, Wenger always know how to deal with Chelsea .
  • NCAA looking into how Michigan State handled Nassar case

    NCAA looking into how Michigan State handled Nassar case

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    Numerous victims" statements claimed the university got wind of the assaults in the late "90s but no actions were taken against Nassar. The Detroit Free Press reports his spokeswoman, Kelly Rossman-McKinney, said in a statement late Tuesday that Ferguson "deeply regrets the inadvertent comment" that "trivialized the experience of the victims of Larry Nassar ".
  • Sanchez Shield Thierry Henry after criticism from Arsenal fans

    Sanchez Shield Thierry Henry after criticism from Arsenal fans

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    Mourinho has been the most successful United manager of the post-Sir Alex Ferguson era in terms of silverware but his side finished sixth in the Premier League last term and trail leaders Manchester City by 12 points this season. Got it? Henry loves the club, twice - so you can go ahead and re-holster those "snake" emojis, you reactionary buffoons. "I say he can play in four different positions in attack ".
  • Copa Del Rey: Leganes Knock Out Real Madrid

    Copa Del Rey: Leganes Knock Out Real Madrid

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    With a 1-0 advantage this was not the result the "socios" were expecting. Do you think Zidane is close to getting sacked? Zidane conceded their Champions League last 16 tie against PSG in two weeks time is now a defining game in his managerial tenure.
  • Wenger praises 'silent leaders' as Arsenal book place at Wembley

    Wenger praises 'silent leaders' as Arsenal book place at Wembley

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    The Spanish left-back got on the end of a Xhaka corner, but his header took a deflection of Marcos Alonso , before cannoning in off Rudiger and beyond the helpless goalkeeper. "We started very well, played a good first half and in the second half I saw a lot of balance". Wenger reflected to Sky Sports: 'In the first half we gave Chelsea too much respect and distance.
  • Winger Aaron Lennon completes switch to Burnley from Everton

    Winger Aaron Lennon completes switch to Burnley from Everton

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    The arrival of Theo Walcott at Goodison Park has pushed Lennon down the pecking order and the former Tottenham star is keen to move on in search of regular first-team football, and a switch to Turf Moor looks to be on the cards. Lennon, who scored nine goals in almost three years at Everton following an initial loan and then permanent move from Tottenham Hotspur , added: "I've never had an easy game against Burnley and this year they have done fantastic".
  • Ex-US gymnastics doctor sentenced to life imprisonment

    Ex-US gymnastics doctor sentenced to life imprisonment

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    Judge Rosemarie Aquilina quoted the letter with disdain and tossed it aside when she was finished. University of Oklahoma gymnast Maggie Nichols was the first athlete to come forward, claiming sexual abuse by Nassar . Before he can serve time in the state cases, the former doctor will have to serve his 60-year prison sentence on three child pornography charges. "Are you guilty, sir?" the judge said.
  • Kerber faces Keys' test to set up Halep semi

    Kerber faces Keys' test to set up Halep semi

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    The champion at Melbourne two years, seeded 21, ruthlessly brushed aside last year's US Open finalist 6-1, 6-2 - breaking her much-vaunted serve at will in 51 one-sided minutes on Rod Laver Arena . "I just try to enjoy myself again on court". The Dane remembers her last encounter with Mertens: "I remember playing her in Bastad". I mean, Madison is a hard hitter, and she served good.
  • Aus vs Eng: Glenn Maxwell back as cover for Aaron Finch

    Aus vs Eng: Glenn Maxwell back as cover for Aaron Finch

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    We probably haven't played the way we would've liked. "There's been times Australia have been on top of us but we have those match-winners in the team who can turn around and win those key moments". Finch has yet to be ruled out of the fifth and final match of the series in Perth. I think these days you just can't afford to do that. "But I'm just happy to get my opportunity again after a pretty disappointing first two games".
  • Can unassuming $251 bolter cash in at the Australian Open?

    Can unassuming $251 bolter cash in at the Australian Open?

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    Hyeon Chung is coming off a straight sets win over Tennys Sandgren that took 32 games to decide. Sandren collected a number of big scalps along the way, including top 10 seeds Stan Wawrinka and Dominic Thiem . When asked about whether he would prefer Federer or Berdych in the next round, Chung said he doesn't really care. "Whenever he was in trouble, he came up with some unbelievable shots".
  • Bill Belichick Spars With Reporter In Awkward Rob Gronkowski Exchange

    Bill Belichick Spars With Reporter In Awkward Rob Gronkowski Exchange

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    At Wednesday's press conference, a reporter asked Bill Belichick about Gronkowski's status for the game and resulted in a pretty good back and forth, which was awkward at times. "When that's required, we'll put it on there", he said. Belichick: "Whatever his situation is, whatever his status is, we'll put it on the injury report".
  • Creative Planning Decreases Stake in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS)

    Creative Planning Decreases Stake in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS)

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    The casino operator reported $0.77 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.10. Las Vegas Sands has increased its dividend payment by an average of 13.4% annually over the last three years and has increased its dividend annually for the last 5 consecutive years.
  • Spin King praises young Pope after miracle in New Zealand

    Spin King praises young Pope after miracle in New Zealand

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    But today's head-turning display was something else, channeling as it did Warne's utter destruction of England and the excitement that a mastery of his art brought with it. He started his cricket in Cairns, when he tried leg-spin just for fun. His immediate ambitions don't extend beyond the World Cup campaign but Pope knows he is a long way off the finished product he needs to be if he wants to follow in Warne's legendary footsteps.