• Premier League 2017-18: 10 things you didn't know about this season
Premier League 2017-18: 10 things you didn't know about this season

Needless to say, unless something insane happened, Liverpool would remain in the top four and Swansea would relegate . Chelsea needed to win for any hope of a top four spot and that definitely didn't happen. Here, we look at what lies ahead for the Premier League's top six. Arsenal already knew they were finishing sixth while Huddersfield ...

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  • Celtics Practice Report: Preparing for Game 1
Celtics Practice Report: Preparing for Game 1

They're ready to get behind their team. Out of those five, only rebounds was where he didn't lead the team. "Every time we come to the play-offs he has that edge", Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said of James. "I think he's starting to see and feel that some". We're going to have to play extremely well to beat them four times. They lost by 13. They're not...

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  • Thiem defeats Nadal in Madrid
Thiem defeats Nadal in Madrid

Rafael Nadal made a passionate defense after he lost his world number one status to Roger Federer on Friday when he lost in straight sets to Dominic Thiem in the quarter-finals of the Mutua Madrid Open. I'm not going to keep the number one today. However, in quotes that appeared in the UK's Daily Express newspaper Nadal said he knew it woul...

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  • Fans go insane as Hamburg suffer first Bundesliga relegation
Fans go insane as Hamburg suffer first Bundesliga relegation

The clock had previously recorded the amount of time the club had been in the Bundesliga. The day started disastrously for Hamburg, as Joshua Guilavogui fired Wolfsburg ahead in the opening minute against Cologne. The only ever-present since the league was founded in 1963, "der Dino" went down fighting after 54 seasons by beating Borussia Moenche...

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  • The face of defeat: Tony Bellew stops David Haye in fifth round
The face of defeat: Tony Bellew stops David Haye in fifth round

Meanwhile, Bellew has options to fight big names at heavyweight or return to cruiserweight where he has already talked about taking on undefeated (although now retired) superstar Andre Ward. Round 3: Each man gets a chance to land their respective jabs in the first minute of the round. The punch crashed into Haye's chin, sending him to the canvas ...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo suffers injury weeks before Champions League final
Cristiano Ronaldo suffers injury weeks before Champions League final

With this result, Barcelona are likely to end the season as invincibles as they are yet to lose a game in the league. Bale had risked getting sent off for raking his studs against Samuel Umtiti's leg but escaped without a booking on that occasion and Roberto was sent off moments later for hitting Marcelo following an off-the-ball tussle.

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  • Twitter reacts to LeBron's winning shot to beat Raptors in Game 3
Twitter reacts to LeBron's winning shot to beat Raptors in Game 3

This was unlike any of his previous Playoff game-winning buzzer beaters . Tip-off time for this one is set for 8:30 pm in Cleveland , with the Cavaliers leading the best-of-seven game series 2-0 and live on ABC and streaming on WatchESPN .

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  • Chelsea v Liverpool Betting Tips: The Set Odds' Big Match Preview
Chelsea v Liverpool Betting Tips: The Set Odds' Big Match Preview

The Reds are seen as the underdogs, but Mane and his teammates do not fear Cristiano Ronaldo , Sergio Ramos and the rest of Los Blancos . "We are deserved finalists 100 percent", said Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp. "The 32-year-old tweeted a photo of ball-meeting-face with the accompanying text: "Anyone got any tips for getting a Champio...

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  • Pelicans coach was still scared despite big Game 3 lead against Warriors
Pelicans coach was still scared despite big Game 3 lead against Warriors

It was a good feeling. The Golden State Warriors' All-Star power forward said he's not the one in this Western Conference semifinal series initiating the multiple encounters he's had with New Orleans Pelicans guard with Rajon Rondo .

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  • Baker Mayfield's agent says the Patriots were considering a blockbuster trade
Baker Mayfield's agent says the Patriots were considering a blockbuster trade

Sidenote: Because we know you guys are wondering, the girlfriend volleyball player was Zana Muno. First, they traded two first round picks to the Green Bay Packers to move up from pick 27 to pick 14. 5 pick. Giants general manager Dave Gettleman appeared on WFAN on Monday afternoon with Chris Carlin, Maggie Gray and Bart Scott and said he got a ...

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  • Man Utd boss Mourinho explains Alexis absence for Brighton shock
Man Utd boss Mourinho explains Alexis absence for Brighton shock

Glenn Murray, Pascal Gross , Jose Izquierdo, and goalie Matty Ryan have the quality to perform well enough for another full season and keep Brighton above the Championship. "It is disappointing and we have to dust ourselves down and prepare for the next game". Mourinho later turned on the media and fans as he said there has been too much focus...

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  • Inexperience, rain in the forecast for Kentucky Derby
Inexperience, rain in the forecast for Kentucky Derby

The 144th Kentucky Derby is set to take place Saturday. That colt went on to win the Triple Crown. That colt hasn't done much since. I am going against that curse this year and backing Mendelssohn. Weeding it all out is hard, but it's a good kind of hard. Florida Derby victor Audible and Wood Memorial champion Vino Rosso give trainer Todd Ple...

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  • Europa League: Atlético Madrid beat Arsenal, advance to final
Europa League: Atlético Madrid beat Arsenal, advance to final

French journalist Lois Elziere captured the scene in the early hours of May 4, as Marseille supporters sang and set off flares. Marseille won the tie 3-2 on aggregate despite losing the second leg 2-1 after extra time. Prior to that, Valere Germain, brought in for the injured Konstantinos Mitroglou up top in Marseile's only change from the fi...

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  • Anthony Martial sends message to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger
Anthony Martial sends message to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

He had joined United under Jose Mourinho in 2016-17, and played a crucial role in helping the side lift the Europa League and the League Cup. The Belgian midfielder's stoppage-time header to secure a 2-1 win over Arsenal yesterday only underlined what an important option he is for Mourinho.

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  • Lightning's Yanni Gourde becomes a dad between playoff games
Lightning's Yanni Gourde becomes a dad between playoff games

Challenged by coach Jon Cooper to compete harder and raise their level of play after dropping the opener of their second-round series against the Boston Bruins , the top seed in the Eastern Conference responded with a 4-2 victory in Game 2 of the best-of-seven matchup Monday night.

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  • Nate Diaz reportedly negotiating to make UFC return
Nate Diaz reportedly negotiating to make UFC return

Ronda Rousey is a full-time WWE wrestler now, Jon Jones remains unable to fight and it's anybody's guess when McGregor will fight again after he attacked a bus transporting fighters prior to UFC 223 in April. Nate Diaz is getting ready to make a high-profile UFC return, as he's sick of waiting around on the sidelines. White has however refus...

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  • Graeme Murty Leaves Rangers
Graeme Murty Leaves Rangers

Gerrard will likely be a pundit on BT Sport on Wednesday for Liverpool's Champions League semi-final clash with Roma. Steven Gerrard is expected to continue talks with Rangers this week, with the club set to make an announcement on Graeme Murty's future.

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  • Lou Lamoriello will not return as GM
Lou Lamoriello will not return as GM

Shanahan adds that he will now focus all of his attention towards making a decision regarding the team's next general manager. Shanahan and Lamoriello are expected to hold a conference call with reporters at 1 p.m. It's assumed that there would be some kind of out-clause - either now in the contract or one that could be negotiated - if Lamoriello...

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  • Could the Broncos take a risk on Maurice Hurst on day three?
Could the Broncos take a risk on Maurice Hurst on day three?

Even if, as he said, he went later than his talent should have had him go in the draft . The Broncos are not lacking for defensive linemen at this point in time, but with looming questions about Adam Gotsis' future as well as the Broncos' flexibility if Hurst needs a year off from football (teams are anxious about a potential heart condition), t...

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  • Matches to Make After Bellator 198
Matches to Make After Bellator 198

He added: 'Hundred percent, kind of surprised. The legendary heavyweight showed fight fans everywhere he still has that potential, knocking out former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir in the first round at Bellator 198 Saturday night.

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  • Sturm's Morning After - the Cowboys' shocking morning and strong night
Sturm's Morning After - the Cowboys' shocking morning and strong night

Witten was not available for immediate comment. Witten would leave the Cowboys as the franchise leader in games played (239), receptions (1,152) and receiving yards (12,448). Swaim's nine career receptions represent the trio's entire output. Schultz had 22 catches for 212 yards and a career-high three touchdowns as a senior.

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  • Man United can challenge for title next season, says Brown
Man United can challenge for title next season, says Brown

The relationship between the Portuguese boss and star midfielder Paul Pogba has been much-scrutinised this season, with Mourinho keeping the France global out of the United first team at times. Up next for Sanchez is a reunion with former club Arsenal at Old Trafford and Mourinho is confident the Premier League will see the Chilean's very best ag...

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  • Record three Georgia Bulldogs taken in first round of NFL Draft
Record three Georgia Bulldogs taken in first round of NFL Draft

For all my sports posts and to hear my inner sports thoughts, make sure to keep up with me on Twitter and Facebook . Fangio, who's entering his 32nd year in the National Football League, coached the famed "Dome Patrol" many seasons ago in New Orleans, a group composed of All-Pro linebackers Rickey Jackson, Vaughan Johnson, Sam Mills and Pat Sw...

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  • Diego Costa named in Atletico Madrid squad to face Arsenal
Diego Costa named in Atletico Madrid squad to face Arsenal

The Argentine has taken Atletico from mediocrity to the La Liga title and two Champions League finals since taking charge of the club in 2011. Oblak was asked directly if he could leave the capital club this summer and he insists his only focus was on finishing the season strongly with Diego Simeone's side.

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  • Browns confuse everybody with their first two picks in the NFL Draft
Browns confuse everybody with their first two picks in the NFL Draft

Rosen was considered the most "pro ready" among the quarterbacks in this draft class and was expected to go anywhere from pick three to pick five. His agent disputed that, but Barkley is headed to the biggest market nonetheless.* Browns fans who wanted to wait on a running backSo the Browns didn't get Barkley.

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