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Youthful Ajax lose 2-0 to Manchester United in Europa League final

If we could we would change peoples lives for this cup - we would not think twice. A Manchester City fan walked past earlier with a club jacket on and he'd usually be told where to go. There are lots of poets in football but poets don't win many titles. All five team have also won the UEFA Super Cup. Henrik Mkhitaryan added the second three minutes after the break to kill off Ajax , who fielded the youngest ever starting lineup in a European final with an average age of 22. Read More

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Loosen Up: NFL to allow some flair in celebrations

In a letter to fans sent Tuesday, Goodell said, "We know that you love the spontaneous displays of emotion that come after a spectacular touchdown". On the plus side, 480 players (15 per team) will have more opportunities to prove themselves and make the squad. The owners have done way with the interim step of cutting down the roster to 75 men after the third preseason game. Read More

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Liverpool back where they belong, says Klopp

The Reds had to beat Boro to ensure a top-four finish but were in danger of being threatened as the visitors defended deep and in numbers to limit the number of openings at Anfield. First half goals by Hector Bellerin and Alexis Sanchez and a stoppage time effort by Aaron Ramsey sealed the win, but that was of no use to the Gunners. Read More

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Capitals Overwhelm Penguins 5-2 To Force Game 7

Capitals Overwhelm Penguins 5-2 To Force Game 7

So far, the Capitals have feasted on that with a dominating territorial edge that they are finally starting to be rewarded for. There is momentum - the Washington Capitals are coming off of a 4-2 win Saturday against the Pittsburgh Penguins to remain alive in an Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series. Read More

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England to face SA in London Sevens quarters

England to face SA in London Sevens quarters

It was 12-5 when Werner Kok raced through from the kickoff, but when the winger was sin-binned for an alleged neck roll, England scored the equaliser. The Americans added a consolation try with no time remaining. "With a bit more time together this week we are hoping to do even better in the final tournament of the series". Read More

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Matt Adams Traded to Atlanta Braves for Prospect Juan Yepez

Matt Adams Traded to Atlanta Braves for Prospect Juan Yepez

Freeman, who left Wednesday's game after being hit by a pitch, will be out "approximately 10 weeks" after additional testing Thursday showed he has a broken wrist, the team announced. "But I can't say enough about the Cardinals and thank the Cardinals for the opportunities they gave me". Look for the Braves to platoon Adams as aggressively as the Cardinals did - he's faced at least 85 percent righties in each of the past three years. Read More

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Wenger's future at Arsenal will be decided after FA Cup final

Wenger's future at Arsenal will be decided after FA Cup final

On their chances on reaching a Premier League top four finish, Wenger whose side are fifth and need Liverpool and Manchester City to drop points said:. "What happens to me after that is less important". The Blues sealed a second title in three years without playing in Europe this term and will finish at least 12 points above Arsenal , who are still battling to qualify for the Champions League themselves. Read More

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NASCAR's Aric Almirola out 8-12 weeks with broken back

NASCAR's Aric Almirola out 8-12 weeks with broken back

Almirola said doctors have told him he needs at least eight to 12 weeks for his T5 vertebra to expect to completely heal from the accident he suffered in last Saturday night's Cup series race at Kansas Speedway. As soon as Almirola hit Logano's vehicle, he felt the excruciating pain his back. Looking back on the crash, he feels there is nothing he could have done differently. Read More

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Was Paul George trying to tell Celtics something in tweet?

Was Paul George trying to tell Celtics something in tweet?

The rumor at the trade deadline was that the Nuggets reached out to IN about a George trade, and he flat-out told Denver he would not re-sign with them and not to bother trading for him. Again, the Thunder has no cap room to sign Hayward. The Lakers have assets, but adding another tradeable young player (or a player who makes their other young players more expendable) could move the needle in a potential George deal. Read More

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West Ham fans urge Bilic to give youngster a chance next season

West Ham fans urge Bilic to give youngster a chance next season

I think he's matured very well. "Andy has got that hip problem and because of that he didn't play the last whatever games. He hasn't trained, it's impossible for him to play", Bilic said of the striker. "We can only hope". We don't need squad players. Declan Rice could be set for a Premier League debut this weekend. "The board really tried and then it did not happen - and as a result we missed out on some of our number two and number three choices". Read More

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Rory McIlroy: MRI finds no new injuries to back, ribs

Rory McIlroy: MRI finds no new injuries to back, ribs

On Monday, McIlroy told Ewan Murray of the Guardian that the MRI confirmed no new injury to his back or ribs. I've just sort of been managing it since. During The Players, McIlory was slowed by the recurrence of a nagging back injury, reaching behind to the bottom of his lower-left shoulder blade to show where he feels the twinge. Read More

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Eric Bailly could face extended ban after Europa League dismissal

Eric Bailly could face extended ban after Europa League dismissal

United have not shot up the league under Mourinho but the performances have boosted fans worn down by his predecessor Louis van Gaal's prosaic style and starved of the success they had grown used to under Sir Alex Ferguson. There had been suggestions Mourinho would restore David de Gea for the showpiece in Stockholm in what is a huge game for United, with a third trophy of the season and a place in the Champions League group stages at stake. Read More

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Monaco put one hand to Ligue 1 title

Monaco put one hand to Ligue 1 title

Monaco , knocked out of the Champions League by Juventus in midweek, need only a point from their remaining two games to rubber-stamp their first French crown in 17 years and halt PSG's four-year domestic dominance. And while last season's runners up Lyon are nearly assured of fourth and Europa League football next season, Marseille travel to Bordeaux in a crunch clash for the the second Europa League qualifying place - Marseille now lead Bordeaux by a point. Read More

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'Dr Phil' to air interview with Aaron Hernandez's fiancee

'Dr Phil' to air interview with Aaron Hernandez's fiancee

Hernandez was in prison serving a life sentence after he was convicted in April 2015 of murder, unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition for the June 2013 killing of Lloyd in North Attleboro, Massachusetts. "I don't know what to believe". "Kyle is devastated by Aaron's death", said a pal of Kennedy's. "I just know that the feedback I was getting from our last talk had nothing to do with any suicidal thoughts". Read More

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Seahawks considering RG3, Kaepernick as backup quarterback

Seahawks considering RG3, Kaepernick as backup quarterback

During an appearance on 710 ESPN Seattle's "Brock and Salk" show , Carroll explained that the team is looking to add competition behind Russell Wilson, and he was asked specifically about Kaepernick and Griffin. There is speculation some teams are not willing to touch Kaepernick due his protests last season in which he sat, and then knelt for the playing of the national anthem. Read More

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Cavaliers to sport Goodyear wingfoot logo on jerseys

Cavaliers to sport Goodyear wingfoot logo on jerseys

The Boston Celtics, Sacramento Kings, Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers have already announced jersey patch agreements for next season , making the Cavs the fifth team to announce such an agreement. The sponsorship patch will measure approximately 2.5 inches by 2.5 inches and be adjusted to fit the dimensions of each sponsor's logo. "I couldn't imagine a better situation with our new Cavs jersey than bringing together Nike and Goodyear - two companies that mean a lot to me and my family". Read More

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