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When the Egyptian was asked by Sky Sports whether reaching 40 goals was a target between now and the end of the season, he replied: "I hope so". "I'm really happy that we come back", Klopp told Sky Sports . Salah is set to smash past that, with six games left to score the one goal he needs to take over top spot for himself. Lallana did not play until November having suffered a serious thigh injury in pre-season, and then suffered a further setback after one substitute appearance.
  • Steve Smith breaks down in front of media on return to Australia

    Steve Smith breaks down in front of media on return to Australia

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    With his wife Candice, also in tears, watching on in the auditorium, Warner said he had not been shocked by what former Australia bowler Shane Warne described as the "hysteria" surrounding the case. 'I know I will regret this for the rest of my life, I'm absolutely gutted'. An emotional Warner took responsibility for his actions and thanked his family before admitting that he may never play for Australia again.
  • Manchester City just one win from title as Everton brushed aside

    Manchester City just one win from title as Everton brushed aside

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    Gabriel Jesus headed in a second eight minutes later before Raheem Sterling tucked in a third in the 37th minute. In their first game back from the global break, Everton host Manchester City at Goodison Park. De Bruyne gets free on the right and rampages into the area before dinking over a cross for Jesus to easily nod home. However, City tightened up in the remainder of the game as their fans began to sing of becoming champions.
  • North Korea will take part in next two Olympics - IOC chief

    North Korea will take part in next two Olympics - IOC chief

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    Bach's trip to Pyongyang comes after the International Olympic Committee played a big part in allowing North Korea to send a delegation to the Winter Olympics last month in Pyeongchang, South Korea . The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will further keep track of the political dialogue between Seoul and Pyongyang , IOC President Thomas Bach said Saturday.
  • Sloane Stephens claims Miami Open title

    Sloane Stephens claims Miami Open title

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    The men's prize will be decided on Sunday with American John Isner going for the biggest win of his career against Germany's Alexander Zverev. However, making the most of her time in Key Biscayne for the last time before the tournament moves, she has been tested, first by Monica Niculescu and then in the semi-final against Azarenka, both times coming from a set down to make the final, and with it a Top 10 debut when the new rankings come out on Monday.
  • Broad earns England an advantage against New Zealand

    Broad earns England an advantage against New Zealand

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    Jonny Bairstow was the last man out for 101. When Anderson had Kane Williamson (22) strangled down the leg side with New Zealand on 36 there may have been fears that the home side would be shot out in double figures but BJ Watling and Colin de Grandhomme stopped the bleeding.
  • Sung Hyun Park's brilliance again on display at ANA Inspiration

    Sung Hyun Park's brilliance again on display at ANA Inspiration

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    Michelle Wie , despite dealing with ongoing dizziness, bounced back from a dismal opening-round 75 to fire a 5-under 67 on the second day of competition and assure herself of weekend tee times at the ANA Inspiration . It was a round that could have been really special. "I felt like my game was really good, and it gives me a lot of confidence for the weekend". On Friday, she made back-to-back bogeys twice, once on the front and again on the back nine, and required an additional five putts.
  • Damian Lillard's half-brother injured in shooting at Portland-area mall

    Damian Lillard's half-brother injured in shooting at Portland-area mall

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    Starting point guard Damian Lillard is a father for the first time , arriving at the hospital in time for the birth of Damian Lillard Jr. on Wednesday. Witnesses report hearing somewhere between 5-10 shots before the two men fled the scene. Police added that Jahrell went into a nearby Macy's Home Store where he was given first aid after collapsing to the ground, according to KGW8 News.
  • Met Éireann forecast DRAMATIC change in weather ahead of Easter weekend

    Met Éireann forecast DRAMATIC change in weather ahead of Easter weekend

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    Met Eireann warn that a band of heavy rain will fall in southern counties on Sunday night, and will extend northwards overnight and during Monday, turning wintry with falls of sleet and snow in some areas. It'll be coldest in the midlands and the west with the risk of frost. Easter Sunday is expected to start bright and sunny but intermittent showers will persist and gradually worsen throughout the day.
  • Manchester United team ratings vs. Swansea City

    Manchester United team ratings vs. Swansea City

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    With AP Photos. Romelu Lukaku has scored his 100th English Premier League goal to set Manchester United on its way to beating Swansea 2-0 and consolidating second place. Fabianski saved well from Lukaku and Lingard in between the two first-half goals, while the second period opened with Sanchez heading just over and Juan Mata volleying over on the turn from Pogba's superb through ball.
  • Ray Wilkins Is Fighting For His Life In Hospital

    Ray Wilkins Is Fighting For His Life In Hospital

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    Wilkins suffered a cardiac arrest at his Cobham home this week and was rushed to hospital where he has been put into an induced coma. "Yeah he was really good, he helped me here as I was coming through at Palace", Morrison said. "All thoughts and strength with this man and his family tonight". Wilkins played 84 times for England, captaining his country 10 times between 1976 and 1986.
  • Women T20I Tri-series: Australia women's beat England in the final

    Women T20I Tri-series: Australia women's beat England in the final

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    The 57-run victory brought curtains down on Australian women's unbelievable run in the Indian summer during which they whitewashed the hosts in a three-match ODI series, besides winning four out of five matches in the T20 tri-series. Earlier, after being sent in to bat, Australia started poorly with in-form opener Beth Mooney falling leg before to Tash Farrant for a first ball duck.
  • PSG prefers German replacement for Emery

    PSG prefers German replacement for Emery

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    The Paris Saint-Germain manager, who was unable to call on Neymar as their Champions League dream was ended by Real Madrid in the second leg, spoke ahead of the Coupe de la Ligue final. PSG were the other club sniffing around Tuchel and according to French publication l'Equipe, they have stepped up their efforts and he is now the favourite to take over from Unai Emery in a few months.
  • Emotional Warner apologises for ball-tampering, may appeal ban

    Emotional Warner apologises for ball-tampering, may appeal ban

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    Warner felt the heat online and at the press conference when he tried to deflect questions questions about who was aware of the ball-tampering and whether it was the first such incident within the team. "It's going to be a really long road particularly for myself to earn that respect back but for me that's the most important thing". Warner said he would speak with his family before making a decision on whether to retire.
  • Final Four-Louisville-Mississippi State

    Final Four-Louisville-Mississippi State

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    The Cardinals made it to their third Final Four in 11 years, and their returning depth makes them a threat to return next year. Last year, Mississippi State ended UConn's 111-game game winning streak in the semifinals before losing to SC in the title game.
  • International Olympic Committee chief Bach: DPRK will take part in next two Olympics

    International Olympic Committee chief Bach: DPRK will take part in next two Olympics

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    North Korean leader Kim thanked Bach and the International Olympic Committee for the role the organisation played in his country's participation in the recent Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Bach wrapped up his 3-day visit to the North's capital, Pyongyang, on Saturday. The state's participation in Pyeongchang games led to a burst of diplomacy that resulted in Kim's invitation to meet with South Korean and USA presidents this spring.
  • How Chelsea could line up against Tottenham Hotspur

    How Chelsea could line up against Tottenham Hotspur

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    It is easily forgotten just what a grievous blow Alderweireld's absence seemed when it occurred, during the 3-1 win against Real Madrid at Wembley in November. Serge Aurier and Danny Rose are pushing for recalls to the side but I think we'll see Kieran Tripper and Ben Davies maintain their places in the full-back positions.
  • Crystal Palace vs Liverpool

    Crystal Palace vs Liverpool

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    Manager Roy Hodgson said: "We were very disappointed to lose Jeffrey Schlupp in the last game, as he has done very well since coming back after his injury against Brighton". But I think we will see Joe back on the pitch this season, it's pretty sure, how it looks at the moment. Wilfried Zaha had an injury scare during the global break but he should be able to start on Saturday.
  • Simmons triple-double, 76ers nine straight

    Simmons triple-double, 76ers nine straight

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    The Sixers maintained the lead to close out the second quarter, entering the half with a 47-41 advantage. Even if Atlanta has the worst record in the Eastern Conference at the moment, Simmons and the Sixers will take any win they can get at this point, as they continue to battle with teams like the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers for higher playoff seeding.
  • Damian Lillard's Brother Reportedly Shot Multiple Times

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    According to KGW8 News, the shooting occurred in the Clackamas Town Center, and police said the incident started when two men got in a confrontation with the 20-year-old Jahrell. According to TMZ Sports , witnesses say five to ten shots were fired at Jahrell, but he was able to escape by running into a Macy's Home Store before collapsing just inside the entrance.
  • Parker: I will go to 'dark place' to beat Joshua

    Parker: I will go to 'dark place' to beat Joshua

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    Was Tyson's reign of terror so distant? Wow. Knowing I can go through the rounds? Parker, however, believes an edge in movement and ringcraft, will help him overcome the heavier Joshua's reach advantage. "It's him being humble, and not trying to be too over-confident (when he says he is yet to decide how to win)". There are only so many hours in the day and while Joshua is undeniably personable and charming, he's revealed that he hates chit-chat because he sees it as an unnecessary ...
  • Mississippi State, Louisville square off in Final Four

    Mississippi State, Louisville square off in Final Four

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    Notre Dame will play Mississippi State - which beat Louisville in overtime early Friday - in Sunday's title game ( ESPN , 6 p.m. ET). UConn is in the semifinals for the 19th time , snapping a tie with Tennessee for the most in women's basketball.
  • Watford could be forced to sell Abdoulaye Doucoure for one big reason

    Watford could be forced to sell Abdoulaye Doucoure for one big reason

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    The French midfielder has enjoyed an eye-catching season in the Premier League at the London club to fuel talk of a lucrative summer move for the 25-year-old. Championship basement-boys Sunderland will be desperate to cash in on Didier Ndong but Premier League club Watford surely will not buy. Premier League giants Tottenham Hotspur are looking to replace Mousa Dembele , with Watford's Doucoure and Valencia's Kondogbia in demand.
  • Raul Albiol: Napoli can't think about catching Juventus atop table

    Raul Albiol: Napoli can't think about catching Juventus atop table

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    Spanish defender Raul Albiol on Sunday headed in the victor as a 1-0 victory over Genoa kept SSC Napoli's Serie A title hopes alive, closing the gap on leaders Juventus to two points. Icardi's first, from a penalty, was his 100th goal in Serie A and the second was scored with a clever backheel. Mauro Icardi hit four goals against his former club Sampdoria as Inter Milan claimed a comfortable 5-0 victory at Stadio Luigi Ferraris.
  • Mirabelli hints at imminent AC Milan contract renewal for Gattuso

    Mirabelli hints at imminent AC Milan contract renewal for Gattuso

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    Six-time champions Juventus are top of the standings and take on AC Milan Saturday three days before Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals. Gattuso was appointed in late November as a replacement for Vicenzo Montella. AC Milan started off this past season very slowly but they have picked things up after the hiring of Milan legend Rino Gattuso.
  • Jets made a big mistake signing Thomas Rawls

    Jets made a big mistake signing Thomas Rawls

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    Rawls had an outstanding rookie season, averaging 5.6 yards per carry, and finishing with over 900 yards from scrimmage in 13 games and 7 starts. His 5.6 yards per carry were tops in the NFL. In three seasons with the 'Hawks, he totaled 1,336 yards and seven touchdowns on 314 carries for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. He also caught 31 passes for 266 yards and a touchdown.
  • New York Yankees: Aaron Judge could play CF in Hicks' absence

    New York Yankees: Aaron Judge could play CF in Hicks' absence

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    The New York Yankees were dealt a blow after their Opening Day win as outfielder Aaron Hicks was placed on the 10-day disabled list Friday with an intercostal strain. Aaron Judge will remain in right while either Giancarlo Stanton , Tyler Wade or McKinney will slot in left. Ellsbury, who went on the 10-day DL retroactive to Monday, will be available to the Yankees at the earliest next Thursday when they host the Baltimore Orioles .
  • Former Titans, Bears WR Kendall Wright signs with Vikings

    Former Titans, Bears WR Kendall Wright signs with Vikings

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    Kendall Wright is sticking around in the NFC North. A first-round pick by the Titans in 2012, Wright signed a one-year, $2 million deal with the Bears a year ago. Laquon Treadwell, the team's first-round draft pick in 2016, is the only other wide receiver on the roster with significant National Football League playing time on his resume.
  • Raiders parts ways with All-Pro punter Marquette King

    Raiders parts ways with All-Pro punter Marquette King

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    Marquette King ranked 6th in the National Football League in average yards per punt last season according to ESPN's stats . King signed a five-year contract worth $16.5 million in 2016, but it included an out with only $150,000 in dead cap before the 2018 season.
  • Greensboro's John Isner beats Juan Martin Del Potro, reaches Miami Open final

    Greensboro's John Isner beats Juan Martin Del Potro, reaches Miami Open final

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    That possibility will depend on how he fares against the victor of the semifinal between fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany and 16th-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain in Sunday's final. "I've just continued to keep playing better", he said. "This is a level of play that I know I'm capable of, it's just much easier said than done to go out onto the court and perform that way".
  • 5 potential trade destinations for Rob Gronkowski

    5 potential trade destinations for Rob Gronkowski

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    But while we sit and patiently await word on if Gronk will be playing football (for anyone) or throwing elbows in the wrestling ring, we know a horse that shares his name will be running at Churchill Downs in May. Not only that, but he is an four-time All-Pro with 5 Pro Bowl appearances and 2 Super Bowl championships. Bedard goes on to speculate that the San Francisco 49ers could be an ideal trading partner should the Patriots made a decision to move Gronk.
  • Steve Smith and David Warner stand down from Australia roles

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    So I spoke to the umpires, and I spoke to Faf du Plessis - he was happy to do it - and we all just thought it's not a bad way to start the match. "Wait until the end of the Test match". "It was hard for all of us and really challenging but down the track there's an opportunity for us to grow as a team and as individuals". "The whole opportunity for us going forward is something that we can learn from and something we can try and control, how we are seen by the Australian public and become ...
  • West Ham vs. Southampton: Opposition threat

    West Ham vs. Southampton: Opposition threat

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    A number of additional security measures, including an increased police presence, have been put in place for this weekend. "I think the atmosphere will be great at our stadium", Moyes told a news conference. "They are different, clearly, there are similar emotions in different quantity", said former Blackburn and Stoke boss Hughes ahead of his first league game in charge of Southampton.
  • Louis Cardinals Sign Greg Holland to Bolster Bullpen

    Louis Cardinals Sign Greg Holland to Bolster Bullpen

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    Holland will have a physical Thursday night, reports The St. Louis Post Dispatch's Derrick Gold. The Athletic's Mark Saxon first reported a deal was in place pending a physical. He ended having a very successful campaign, with 41 saves for the season, tying the most saves in the NL by a relief pitcher for 2017. The St. Louis Cardinals opened their season on Thursday with an away game against the New York Mets but fell 9-4 in that contest.
  • The Astros begin another season with a win on opening day

    The Astros begin another season with a win on opening day

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    It was the 100th home run in the brief but decorated career of the reigning World Series MVP. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Adrian Beltre had two of the hits, which give him 3,050 for his career. The only time the Rangers ever really threatened Verlander was in his final inning of work, getting runners to first and third with two out, but that ended when he struck out Nomar Mazara to end the rally.
  • Sergio Aguero: Could return against Everton

    Sergio Aguero: Could return against Everton

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    I think that it's a lot of money, but it's been spent on quality players over [his] short period there. Pickford impressed with his distribution in the 1-0 win and although Joe Hart remains the national team's most experienced option, Allardyce said his player was more than ready to take over the responsibility.
  • Cardinals Drop Season Opener to Mets 9-4 in NY

    Cardinals Drop Season Opener to Mets 9-4 in NY

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    Yadier Molina tied a team record with his fourth opening day home run. Adrian Gonzalez produced the go-ahead hit in the fifth with a one-out RBI double for the Mets . A three-time All-Star, Holland was a free agent after leading the National League with 41 saves past year for Colorado. Time: 1:10 p.m. Both the Mets and Cardinals are looking to return to the postseason this season.
  • Jurgen Klopp provides positive update on injured Joe Gomez

    Jurgen Klopp provides positive update on injured Joe Gomez

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    Liverpool travel down south to enjoy being hosted by Crystal Palace - a team that, in the past, Liverpool have feared, but, going by contemporary performances, Liverpool's tendency to drop points against the "smaller" clubs seems somewhat of a myth.
  • Kings partner with Black Lives Matter, Build. Black. Coalition amid protests

    Kings partner with Black Lives Matter, Build. Black. Coalition amid protests

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    The two responding officers fired 20 shots at him in his grandparents backyard. The protests came as mourners gathered in a church for Clark's funeral. "These tragedies have to stop", "There must be accountability", "We will not stick to sports", and "We will not shut up and dribble", were a few of the sentiments expressed.