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In the build-up to the game, Freiburg coach Christian Streich had emerged as a surprise candidate to succeed Jupp Heynckes at Bayern at the end of the season. Lewandowski has already scored 20 goals in the Bundesliga this season. The Germany worldwide rounded off the scoring with a smart near-post finish once picked out by Joshua Kimmich from the corner, ensuring that Bayern returned to winning ways in style.
  • Duke's Bagley is ACC rookie, player of year

    Duke's Bagley is ACC rookie, player of year

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    However, with a win in that game, the Cavaliers should be able to advance all of the way to the ACC Tournament finals. Here's a look at the full tournament bracket, per the Atlantic Coast's Conference website , along with the television schedule.
  • Arsenal in worse position than previous year, says Wenger

    Arsenal in worse position than previous year, says Wenger

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    Arsenal lost their fourth game in a row in all competitions after being inflicted to a 2-1 defeat at Brighton . The win leaves Arsenal in sixth - but with seventh-placed Burnley suddenly seeming a top-six candidate - while Brighton and coach Chris Hughton's Premier League status is beginning to seem fairly secure.
  • Oscars 2018: Watch Kobe Bryant's animated short film, Dear Basketball

    Oscars 2018: Watch Kobe Bryant's animated short film, Dear Basketball

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    In his acceptance speech for the Oscar , director Keane said that he hopes this short film shows that "whatever form your dream may take, it's through passion and perseverance that the impossible is possible". "Thank you so much for this". Attention was brought back to Kobe's 2003 sexual assault case and a 16,000-plus signature petition surfaced and called for Bryant's nomination to be taken away.
  • Antonio Conte hits back at comments by Jamie Redknapp and Gary Neville

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    It's not good enough but this is the truth, I don't think this is because of the tactics. We tried. It's a pity for the goal we conceded after 30 seconds of the second half, that changed the game. A little less than 10 months on, they sit 25 points adrift of current leaders City having been cast in the role of also-rans following a 1-0 defeat at the Etihad Stadium which was far more comprehensive than the scoreline suggests.
  • Garry Monk: Birmingham City appoint ex-Swansea, Leeds and Boro boss

    Garry Monk: Birmingham City appoint ex-Swansea, Leeds and Boro boss

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    Monk and Clotet will arrive at a Birmingham side definitely feeling the Blues and now sat in 22nd place in the league, that last of the relegation places. Sources tell PA Sport that Birmingham, owned by Chinese firm Trillion Trophy Asia, opted to have a private box for the game at the City Ground. Monk will need to hit the ground running with Blues third from bottom in the table, the same position the club held when Cotterill took over last September.
  • Man City edge closer to title with win over Chelsea

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    City won a rather boring contest 1-0 courtesy of a Bernardo Silva strike and, in truth, Chelsea didn't really create any serious chances of note, and seemed pretty happy to defend deep and limit their defeat to just one goal. "Conte is screaming. I'm not sure who he's screaming at". "In all the aspects, we were better", Guardiola said. My tactics were to not concede space between the lines, if you do that you risk losing by many goals.
  • Conte defends shot-shy Chelsea's tactics in City defeat

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    Chelsea arrived at Etihad Stadium as the English champions - for a few more weeks, anyway - but ended up playing ultra-defensively, bowing to the utter supremacy of a team that has turned the title race into a procession. City are 16 points in the lead at the top of the table but Guardiola will not want any complacency late in the season and is expected to field his strongest XI for this tie.
  • Los Angeles Lakers recap, highlights vs San Antonio Spurs

    Los Angeles Lakers recap, highlights vs San Antonio Spurs

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    Ball finished the 3-point flurry with a step-back trey to snap a 109-109 tie and give the Lakers the lead for good with 42.2 seconds left. "We have the talent to win and I want this team to think we're going to win", Thomas said afterward.
  • Conte fires back at 'anti-football' criticism of tactics

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    But Giroud is clear that the players are behind Conte , while he also noted the club's tough run of games, with an away fixture at Manchester United too recently. Champions-elect Manchester City head into today's Premier League home match against Chelsea brimming with confidence following their back-to-back wins against Arsenal, the first of which clinched them the EFL Cup.
  • Seeded Loyola pulls away in final 5 minutes to beat Northern Iowa

    Seeded Loyola pulls away in final 5 minutes to beat Northern Iowa

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    HOW THEY GOT THERE Illinois State holds off Indiana State 77-70 in MVC tourneyMilik Yarbrough scored 24 points, made all seven free throws and Illinois State turned back a late Indiana State rally for a 77-70 quarterfinal victory in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament Friday night.
  • Smith falls but Australia rolls on to lead SAfrica by 364

    Smith falls but Australia rolls on to lead SAfrica by 364

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    The digit was put back in place and Elgar later returned to the field before bad light stopped play, but his all-important innings tomorrow will now likely feature an increased dosage of short balls to test the health of the injured finger of his top batting hand.
  • Liverpool unpredictable without Philippe Coutinho: Jurgen Klopp

    Liverpool unpredictable without Philippe Coutinho: Jurgen Klopp

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    The Reds are now in negotiations with Firmino's representatives over fresh terms to reward him for an impressive season which has seen him score 22 goals in all competitions. For Barcelona, if you see [Lionel] Messi then you know it is probably a good idea to give him the ball. "I think everything we are doing, the way we play, the way we give him the opportunity constantly to play - he deserves that", Klopp said.
  • Wesley Sneijder ends global career

    Wesley Sneijder ends global career

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    The 33-year-old Sneijder said he knew his worldwide career would be in jeopardy when he left Nice in January to play at Al Gharafa in Qatar. Sneijder has always been a key to Dutch successes. He has played for the national team for 15 years. "A great player with a great charisma", Koeman said. Koeman paid tribute to Sneijder, calling him as one of his country's best players of recent times.
  • Northwestern running back Justin Jackson holds his own at National Football League combine

    Northwestern running back Justin Jackson holds his own at National Football League combine

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    Other measurables for Penny at the Combine included a 32.5-inch vertical jump and 10-foot broad jump . And every player who did jump higher was at least 9 pounds lighter. I think if Le'Veon Bell came out this year, I'm sure he'd be a top-five pick. Unlike the Giants, Denver does not even have a starting QB for 2018 so they may be desperate enough to package a lot of draft picks and move up to #2 and take whomever they like the best.
  • One terrorsits with three OGWs killed in south Kashmir's Shopian

    One terrorsits with three OGWs killed in south Kashmir's Shopian

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    A defence spokesperson said the militants fired on a Mobile Vehicle Check Post (MVCP) of army's 44 Rashtriya Rifles at Pahnoo, 52 km from here, around 8 pm, from a auto. All the three were locals and residents of Trenz, Pinjoora and Imam Sahib areas of Shopian . Police have reached the spot and started legal formalities, Army said.
  • Cardinals' Fitzgerald recruits Cousins at airport

    Cardinals' Fitzgerald recruits Cousins at airport

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    Williams was candid on a plethora of topics Wednesday, beginning with quarterback Kirk Cousins and the team's feelings on other soon-to-be free agents. Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald doesn't have much time left in his National Football League career, and what time he has he wants to spend catching passes from a good quarterback.
  • PSG Confirm Neymar Foot Operation Was Successful

    PSG Confirm Neymar Foot Operation Was Successful

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    Mbappé hurt his right ankle in the first half of Wednesday's Coupe de France quarter-final win over Olympique de Marseille and did not reappear for the second half. Neymar has scored 19 goals in 20 league games for the French champions this season. "It is absolutely impossible to give you the slightest detail before those six weeks", he said.
  • ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018, Big chance for Afganistan

    ICC World Cup Qualifier 2018, Big chance for Afganistan

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    The free-hitting 37-year-old, discovered by former England captain Graham Gooch, is widely regarded as the best cricketer from a non-test playing nation and last year led Essex to the county championship. So, this tournament will be a significant one for them. World Cup spots for minor nations are at a premium with only 10 teams in next year's edition and the return of Ryan ten Doeschate significantly improves the chances of the Netherlands grabbing one at this month's final qualifying ...
  • Cavs banned Smith for throwing soup at assistant coach

    Cavs banned Smith for throwing soup at assistant coach

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    The Cavaliers have 21 games remaining in the regular season. "We lost a game that, you know, we definitely could have won or should have won and just trying to get back out there". "Just a different mindset, I guess". "Some of them were actually pretty amusing", said Smith, who is averaging 8.3 points per game this season but is shooting only 39.2 percent from the field.
  • Ovechkin scores 40th as Caps rip Leafs for outdoor win

    Ovechkin scores 40th as Caps rip Leafs for outdoor win

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    There was also almost a 15-minute delay midway through the third period because the lights went out. A procession march featuring USNA midshipmen led the teams out, the gold medal-winning US olympic women's hockey and USA men's curling teams were honored and a fly-over featuring the "World Famous Fighting Black Lions" were some of the sights of the NHL's final outdoor game of the season.
  • Donald Trump suggests America should have presidents for life, like China

    Donald Trump suggests America should have presidents for life, like China

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    Hua repeated China's commerce ministry's position on steel and aluminium tariffs, saying the U.S. has taken over 100 counter-measures against imports of the products amounting to "excessive protection for domestic products". "But if the USA takes actions that hurt Chinese interests, China will not sit idly by", Zhang said. "All countries should work together to figure out solutions instead of unilaterally taking trade restrictions", said Hua, quoting Wang.
  • Brendan Rodgers hails Odsonne Edouard as Celtic aim for another domestic treble

    Brendan Rodgers hails Odsonne Edouard as Celtic aim for another domestic treble

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    Dembele - edging back to his best - helped himself to a double before supersub Edouard put the seal on fine second half showing from Celts. I think Odsonne made a huge difference to the game. "We had much better control and intensity second half". "I have an idea what we want to do if everyone is fit next week, but certainly for today's game he provided the spark needed and I thought he was excellent when he came on".
  • Baker Mayfield sounds off at NFL Scouting Combine

    Baker Mayfield sounds off at NFL Scouting Combine

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    But again, the pre-draft process is a poker game. When I talk about planting the flag at Ohio State, I tell them a true story, about the fact that was an emotional win, that was one we worked for over a year for after they embarrassed us in our home stadium.
  • Frankie Edgar KO'ing Chad Mendes Back In 2015 - Full Fight

    Frankie Edgar KO'ing Chad Mendes Back In 2015 - Full Fight

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    Brian Ortega is a rising star who hit the UFC running in 2014, suffering a debut loss which was later overturned to a no contest when Mike De La Torre failed his drug test. Despite a title fight opportunity once again falling through, Edgar opted to remain on the card. He took the fight with no questions asked and will look to turn it into a shot at the belt.
  • Mexico Championship: Shubhankar Sharma leads by two in Mexico City

    Mexico Championship: Shubhankar Sharma leads by two in Mexico City

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    He closed with a tremendous par save at the last, calmly rolling in a 15-foot putt to maintain his cushion as he tries to become the first player since Jim Benepe at the 1988 Western Open to win a first US PGA Tour title in his tour debut. "That would put too much pressure on me". Canadian golfer Matt Hadwin has pulled off an extraordinary birdie putt with his back to the hole. Reigning Masters champion Garcia fired a bogey-free 65 that included a 22-foot eagle putt at the par-5 11th and a ...
  • Kansas swept by Oklahoma State

    Kansas swept by Oklahoma State

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    Kansas State's Dean Wade has been a standout player for the Wildcats for most of the season and has a good chance to be the first Wildcat to be named to the All-Big 12 First Team since 2013. "They shot 52 percent against us", Drew said. The Mountaineers will face the No. 6 seed Baylor on Thursday at 9 p.m.at the Sprint Center in Kansas City.
  • Deontay Wilder wins thriller in NY against Cuban challenger Luis Ortiz

    Deontay Wilder wins thriller in NY against Cuban challenger Luis Ortiz

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    Ortiz, who weighed in nearly 30lb heavier than Wilder and had won all 28 of his previous fights, was knocked down again in the 10th before the referee stopped the fight with 55 seconds remaining in the round. "Most definitely, he (Eddie Hearn) is so terrified of me, he's nervous", Wilder told AFP. He wants to milk the cow. "He's going to continue to do his tactics of getting lower opposition in there because if the British fans buy it, he's making money".
  • Liverpool Go Second, West Brom Sinking Fast

    Liverpool Go Second, West Brom Sinking Fast

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    Manchester United are now third, a point behind Liverpool with a game to play. Sadio Mane was expertly set up by attacking counterpart Roberto Firmino , before the Senegalese winger then slotted past a hapless Dubravka to put his side 2-0 up.
  • Neymar wanted me to stay at PSG - Matuidi

    Neymar wanted me to stay at PSG - Matuidi

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    The world's most expensive footballer was operated on in Belo Horizonte by the Brazil national team doctor to fix the fractured metatarsal and sprained ankle he suffered in last weekend's French Ligue 1 match against Olympique de Marseille.
  • Blaney captures pole position in Las Vegas

    Blaney captures pole position in Las Vegas

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    Larson also had the best 10-lap average at 178.099 miles per hour. Busch ran off after his laps to get ready to run in the Truck Series race shortly afterward Monster Energy Cup qualifying ended. "We tested here about a month ago and were fast and got a good balance on our auto". Reddick recorded the most laps in the session with 38. This pole is his first in 2018 for Team Penske, and it came with a lap of 28.200 seconds (191.489 mph).
  • No Seahawks player 'untouchable' for possible trade — GM John Schneider

    No Seahawks player 'untouchable' for possible trade — GM John Schneider

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    Absolutely. We are pretty disappointed the way the season ended. "Right now we're sitting here specifically without a two and a three, which is a really fun challenge for us", he said. "Not at this time of year, you know what I mean?" he said. And in the end I suspect they can land a few Day 2 picks to get something done. But who would replace him? Given the need for the Patriots and the recent trade history between the two franchises, don't be surprised if there are more rumors in the ...
  • Terry Gibson: Barca defeat puts Atletico out of title race

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    Atletico Madrid's victory reduced their gap with the Spanish League leaders, Barcelona , to four points, however Barcelona still have a game on Thursday night against Las Palmas. Griezmann's goals have kept Diego Simeone's men in the hunt for silverware this season but the Atletico forward has been heavily linked with a move to Barcelona in recent months.
  • Missouri tops Arkansas for 20th win

    Missouri tops Arkansas for 20th win

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    The Tigers had their lead up to 12 points with 6:04 remaining before Arkansas pulled within six after Gafford's dunk with 3:58 to play. And Missouri got production out of its own bigs. Robertson's 3-pointer left Mizzou Arena buzzing, and that energy persisted through the first 20 minutes - after which the Tigers found themselves leading 39-31.
  • LaVar Ball tweets at Donald Trump after latest ESPN report

    LaVar Ball tweets at Donald Trump after latest ESPN report

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    President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out "subversion" at VA MORE reportedly had less impact than he claimed on the release of three UCLA basketball players detained in China previous year, according to a new report Friday.
  • Liverpool and Man United target told to leave Milan by his agent

    Liverpool and Man United target told to leave Milan by his agent

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    Mario Balotelli would be "ideal" for Napoli as his agent Mino Raiola urged the Serie A leaders to sign the Nice star. Mino Raiola says Mario Balotelli could leave Nice for free this summer so should Spurs take a look at him? "I spoke with Juventus , Roma, Napoli and Inter".
  • Arsene Wenger is so arrogant it's unreal, says Stewart Robson

    Arsene Wenger is so arrogant it's unreal, says Stewart Robson

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    There's the flawless man just a few miles down the road but I guess he isn't available. A pitiful performance at Wembley last Sunday saw Manchester City ease to victory in the final of the League Cup final, before the Gunners were dispatched of by the same opposition and scoreline (3-0) at the Emirates Stadium a few days later.
  • Shaquem Griffin wears prosthetic arm at NFL Combine during impressive bench press

    Shaquem Griffin wears prosthetic arm at NFL Combine during impressive bench press

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    It has never stopped him and it does not appear to be limiting him as he undergoes the audition process with National Football League teams at the Senior Bowl and this week's Scouting Combine . "Let's go!" Griffin recounted. "If I keep doing what I'm doing now, I think I can change a lot of minds and be able to inspire more kids every day I go".