• Alexander-Arnold explains 'instinctive' corner
Alexander-Arnold explains 'instinctive' corner

But they could not match the ruthlessness of a Lionel Messi-inspired Barcelona . A 3-0 win for Liverpool would force extra time, but if Barcelona score an away goal, Liverpool would need to score five, a prospect made even more daunting by the fact that Mo Salah and Roberto Firmino will miss the game through injury.

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  • Kentucky Derby winner Country House will not run in Preakness
Kentucky Derby winner Country House will not run in Preakness

That touched off a firestorm of controversy that was further stoked by West, who declared that he would appeal the stewards' ruling even though KHRC rules provide no such avenue to overturn a ruling of a racing disqualification. "I think the challenge of the Triple Crown is that it's three races close together, and it takes a champion - hey, it tak...

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  • Kim Sei-young Wins 1st LPGA Championship of 2019
Kim Sei-young Wins 1st LPGA Championship of 2019

The Englishwoman missed a chance to pull closer when her 6-foot birdie try on 18 slid left. Kim overcame a awful start to the final round - a double-bogey at the first hole followed by a bogey at the next - and bided her time before coming through at the end for her eighth victory on the LPGA Tour.

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  • Pep Guardiola Believes Media Want Liverpool To Win The League
Pep Guardiola Believes Media Want Liverpool To Win The League

With Liverpool having reclaimed the top spot in the standings after their win at Newcastle United on Saturday, City looked nervy as they reached the hour mark at the Etihad without scoring a goal. "We won 1-0 in Burnley but we didn't concede one corner, one shot on target". The wonderstrike was so ridiculous that Aguero was telling him not to s...

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  • Klopp confirms duo out of Barcelona clash
Klopp confirms duo out of Barcelona clash

It's guaranteed", he said of the 19-year-old Londoner's involvement. Mohamed Salah has been ruled out of Liverpool's Champions League semifinal against Barcelona on Tuesday after manager Jurgen Klopp confirmed the forward was concussed during Saturday's Premier League win at Newcastle.

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  • Solskjaer has no doubts De Gea will return to form
Solskjaer has no doubts De Gea will return to form

That is the opinion of Alan Shearer, who reckons Manchester United are also set to join them in the Europa League next year. "He's one of the best goalkeepers in the world and he just needs a break". I am going out on a limb here and will predict we will claim one of those spots and a win over Valencia on Thursday for me, will be the catalyst t...

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  • Charles Barkley Sticks Fork In Celtics With Bold Prediction Before Game 4
Charles Barkley Sticks Fork In Celtics With Bold Prediction Before Game 4

He was initially expected to miss four to six weeks, encompassing the first two rounds of any Celtics' playoff run. The Bucks , who own the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, entered the series as the favorites, so it won't be shocking if they take down the Celtics to pull one step closer to the NBA Finals.

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  • Redknapp excited by potential of women's football ahead of FA Cup final
Redknapp excited by potential of women's football ahead of FA Cup final

The Hammers are in their first final of the competition, in their maiden season as a professional club, while City are bidding to win the cup for a second time, following their success in 2017. Then it came to January time and we said "listen, we could actually have a good cup run here". City had already lifted the Continental League Cup this ter...

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  • Kawhi Leonard Scores 39 Points as Toronto Ties up Series 2-2
Kawhi Leonard Scores 39 Points as Toronto Ties up Series 2-2

It was nice to see Marc take 'em and make a couple and keep taking them. Guarding Leonard is no easy task, but the Raptors' All-Star commended Ben Simmons for the defense he's played in the series. Nurse said his team needed to hit open shots, and play better defence. Like I've said before, it's not just about me and him on the floor, I'm tryin...

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  • Gary Neville: Alexis Sanchez's career at Manchester United is finished
Gary Neville: Alexis Sanchez's career at Manchester United is finished

This season, only Fulham and Huddersfield have kept fewer Premier League clean sheets than Manchester United , via Match of the Day , with the other two of that trio having been relegated from the division. But the match would end 1-1, with Solskjaer going over to the United fans straight after the final whistle. The defence has conceded a ...

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  • Liverpool keep pressure on City with late win against Newcastle
Liverpool keep pressure on City with late win against Newcastle

You can feel the passion of the fans and what this club means to them. Salah , who scored his team's second goal, was replaced by Divock Origi after 73 minutes with the match level at 2-2. "In the last three matches of the season we have three games in six days", he said . If Pep Guardiola's side beat Leicester on Monday and then Brighton...

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  • 76ers pull away from Raptors in Game 3
76ers pull away from Raptors in Game 3

The Raptors ran Simmons through screens to give Leonard the space he needed to create and bury open jumpers. Against any mere mortal, that wouldn't look impressive. Embiid is the anchor both because of his elite defensive skill set, but also the fire he plays with. He did get whistled for a Flagrant 1 foul after he tripped Joel Embiid during the ...

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  • Europa League: Arsenal down Valencia as Chelsea held by Frankfurt in semifinals
Europa League: Arsenal down Valencia as Chelsea held by Frankfurt in semifinals

We started a bit nervous because we lost the last three games, I think that's normal. Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang believes he has a good understanding with partner Alexandre Lacazette . Arsenal did not heed that warning and fell behind soon after, Diakhaby heading in from two yards out after Rodrigo headed a corner back acros...

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  • Ex-Arizona Assistant Claims Sean Miller Paid Deandre Ayton $10,000 Per Month
Ex-Arizona Assistant Claims Sean Miller Paid Deandre Ayton $10,000 Per Month

Dozier. He told a federal jury that the money was meant to pay expenses for the family of SC basketball player P.J. Dozier, a top NBA prospect at the time. While they were not illuminated with empirical evidence, the wiretap conversations included allegations that Miller " fronted " the money for Ayton and later that he was paying $10,000 a month f...

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  • Stephens to wed U.S. soccer player Altidore
Stephens to wed U.S. soccer player Altidore

Stephens posted the message "Forever yes" on her Instagram page, while Altidore wrote "Forever starts now". Stephens' nuptials details are obviously still unknown, but she'll have to get in line as there are few tennis superstar weddings already in the works for this year, including Caroline Wozniacki's and Rafael Nadal's.

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  • Sergei Bobrovsky Secures 2OT Win In Game 2
Sergei Bobrovsky Secures 2OT Win In Game 2

Danton Heinen dished the puck to Johansson on the left, who then fired a long pass from the faceoff circle to Coyle, who caught the puck head-on, He redirected it into the net behind Bobrovsky to win Game 1 for the Bruins. Game 2: Columbus Blue Jackets 3, Boston Bruins 2 (2OT) (Series tied 1-1). Never in a million years when I was watching playof...

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  • Dominic Thiem Is Barcelona Open Champion!
Dominic Thiem Is Barcelona Open Champion!

The Austrian sealed the win with a clinical volley at the net, swiftly putting Medvedev out of his misery to follow in the footsteps of compatriot Thomas Muster, who won the tournament twice in his career. "At one point, even just getting a point off him was a great achievement". He next plays in Madrid, where he has been runner-up the last two s...

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  • Irving, Celtics romp to win in opener
Irving, Celtics romp to win in opener

Celtics dominate Bucks in Game 1 of Eastern Conference semifinals : Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recapped the Bucks' loss to the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of their second round series Sunday afternoon. The Celtics knocked Milwaukee out of the playoffs in seven games past year, winning the final game at home. It was an u...

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  • Trail Blazers Vs. Nuggets Live Stream
Trail Blazers Vs. Nuggets Live Stream

That was a matchup the Trail Blazers had no chance of winning, which was evident in Millsap scoring 10 of Denver's first 17 points. Denver, which had the best home record in the league during the regular season (37-4), rode a big game from Nikola Jokic to win its sixth straight at the Pepsi Center over Portland and take a 1-0 series lead.

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  • Rumor: Tyronn Lue made 'lasting impression' on Lakers front office
Rumor: Tyronn Lue made 'lasting impression' on Lakers front office

By multiple reports, those names are the most likely candidates for the coaching job. Lue spent his first three years in the National Basketball Association with the Lakers and won a championship with them in 2000 and 2001. Williams is a well-respected coach and a tremendously impressive person. The Suns are guaranteed to have a high selection in t...

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  • Manchester City and Liverpool break Premier League ground
Manchester City and Liverpool break Premier League ground

Liverpool must travel to Newcastle next weekend, either side of the two legs of their Champions League semi-final against Barcelona, before hosting Wolves on May 12th. The switch paid dividends as Youri Tielemans' 59th-minute header and a late double from Jamie Vardy handed Rodgers his fifth win on his eighth outing as Leicester manager.

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  • Medvedev topples Nishikori in Barcelona semi
Medvedev topples Nishikori in Barcelona semi

The second set brought small-margin battle as well and it was Kei who fended off a break point in the first game to avoid an even bigger deficit, delivering four good holds after that and breaking Medvedev in game eight with a smash victor that pushed him 5-3 up.

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  • Manchester United's Solskjaer - Top four finish will be 'difficult'
Manchester United's Solskjaer - Top four finish will be 'difficult'

The Blues now sit in fourth place in the Premier League table, one point above Arsenal in fifth, while they could also qualify for the Champions League by winning the Europa League, in which they're due to face Eintracht Frankfurt in the semi-final.

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  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirms Man United fitness problems before Chelsea
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirms Man United fitness problems before Chelsea

If you want a one-word answer it's "consistency". Of course that is not going to happen. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has declared he will not allow himself to be thrown under the bus by Manchester United's stars after a warning from his former captain Roy Keane.

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  • Real after Pogba, Hazard
Real after Pogba, Hazard

Let's see what we can do. At the end of the season we'll see what's what. " Madrid is a place where dreams come true ". There's no way Real would have been able to get Zinedine Zidane back in charge of the club without the promise of some big signings and after failing to replace Cristiano Ronaldo last summer they may go biggest of all the cl...

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  • Messi rested as Barca ease to victory
Messi rested as Barca ease to victory

Barcelona can clinch the Liga title with victory at home to relegation-threatened Levante on Saturday - the first step in what they hope will be a clean sweep of trophies this season. "The idea was that he'd play because the result wasn't clear when it was goalless at half time", he said after the game. "But regarding the Golden Boot and that ...

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  • Damian Lillard criticizes Paul George for 'bad defense' on game-winning shot
Damian Lillard criticizes Paul George for 'bad defense' on game-winning shot

Lillard's latest shot garnered reaction throughout the league, including from Los Angeles Lakers teammates Kyle Kuzma, Josh Hart and LeBron James , among others. He was criticized for focusing on a one-one battle with Lillard during the loss to Portland. His antics in press conferences have often not sat well with those in opposing fan bases.

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  • Toronto Raptors Take Care Of Orlando With Ease To Clinch Series Win
Toronto Raptors Take Care Of Orlando With Ease To Clinch Series Win

We've got a really good home court. But knock on wood", Butler said, as he stomped his foot on the hardwood floor of Philadelphia's practice gym for emphasis, "I don't want this to happen, but what if we lose the next one? Toronto was coming back for revenge in this series but dropped Game 1 in NY, 92-85, putting their first playoff win in fran...

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  • Off the Bounce :: NBA Playoffs - Though 4 Games
Off the Bounce :: NBA Playoffs - Though 4 Games

Draftkings Sportsbooks was so sure both the Rockets and Warriors would win Wednesday they released the lines for the second-round game, per Rockets Wire . I said it before the game - this Clippers team have been scrapping and clawing all year. More telling is the way the Warriors approached Game 5. The Bucks are the league's best defen...

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  • Mother and son killed in tornado in northern Louisiana
Mother and son killed in tornado in northern Louisiana

The National Weather Service said on Twitter that the tornado that hit Ruston was an EF3, meaning it had winds of at least 136 miles per hour (219 kph). "The survey of the tornado SE of Marion in Union Parish is still ongoing", officials said. National Weather Service hydrologist C. S. Ross said the tornado hit Ruston at 1:50 a.m.

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