• Newcastle boss Benitez delighted with matchwinner Ayoze Perez
Newcastle boss Benitez delighted with matchwinner Ayoze Perez

The Magpies' forward Salomon Randon nearly lit up the match in the 15th minute with a fiercely struck free-kick from just over 25-yards out that crashed against the underside of the crossbar. The last time Leicester won a Premier League game in which they trailed at half was in October 2015 against West Bromwich Albion. - Leicester City compl...

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  • Royal Challengers snap losing run with 8-wicket win
Royal Challengers snap losing run with 8-wicket win

Kohli (67) in company of AB de Villiers (59 not out) scripted a superb runchase, sharing a 85-run stand to lay the foundation. Won't say we've been unlucky in every game, but a couple of games we should've closed out before this. 'I get to work with university guys back home. De Villiers believes that it would be fantastic to have Steyn back in...

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  • NHL slaps Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov with one-game suspension
NHL slaps Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov with one-game suspension

Lightning head coach Jon Cooper said he didn't see the hit and had intentionally not reviewed it before his post-game news conference. Here's the play, which occurred with less than five minutes remaining in the third period of Friday's 5-1 loss that put the top-seeded Bolts in a stunning 0-2 hole.

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  • Luke Walton agreeing to part ways as head coach
Luke Walton agreeing to part ways as head coach

With LeBron already in place for three more seasons, and desperately needing to get back to the playoffs, it's not surprising that the Lakers would look towards known commodities in their coaching search. "Want to thank Luke and the rest of the coaching staff for allowing me to be me from day 1", Kuzma tweeted. Steve Kerr (right) backed Luke W...

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  • No hard feelings between Lionel Messi and Chris Smalling
No hard feelings between Lionel Messi and Chris Smalling

They have a little advantage. Messi had his nose bloodied when he was hit in the face by United defender Chris Smalling during Barcelona's 1-0 Champions League win at Old Trafford on Wednesday. Ernesto Valverde's side was composed of a mostly younger crowd of players and the occasional more experienced one, with Dembélé coming back from...

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  • Arsenal investigate video of fan racially abusing Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly
Arsenal investigate video of fan racially abusing Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly

April 11, 2019 Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey celebrates scoring their first goal with Sead Kolasinac and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. "The players finished exhausted because they worked a lot". "I think it's a good result but we know it's going to be very hard because our performances at home have usually been very strong". "We talked before the gam...

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  • Pistons clinch final East playoff spot with rout of Knicks
Pistons clinch final East playoff spot with rout of Knicks

Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks walks to the sideline prior to the opening tip against the Boston Celtics of game three of round one of the Eastern Conference playoffs at the Bradley Center on April 20, 2018 in Milwaukee , Wisconsin.

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  • Valtteri Bottas grabs pole position at #ChineseGP, Lewis Hamilton second
Valtteri Bottas grabs pole position at #ChineseGP, Lewis Hamilton second

An incredible result for the team. Albon sat still for an agonizing moment before apologizing to his team over the radio. Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel qualified third, ahead of 21-year-old Monegasque team mate Charles Leclerc who was unable to repeat his Bahrain Grand Prix pole of two weeks ago.

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  • Tiger Woods 1 shot back on star-studded Masters leaderboard
Tiger Woods 1 shot back on star-studded Masters leaderboard

While Woods settled for being in a pack one adrift with second-ranked Dustin Johnson , Xander Schauffele and South African Justin Harding , there was no doubt he was the star to crowds glued to his every move. He'll need to do that Sunday on a day that is expected to be impacted by weather and wind. "He obviously loves this place, and he's playi...

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  • Masters success a state of mind for McIlroy
Masters success a state of mind for McIlroy

I put myself there with a chance to win the last two major championships of the year last year. That's just how golf is, unfortunately. It might start later in the year. The Masters , which began in 1934 on a new course on the site of a former fruit nursery, is the youngest of golf's majors but as the only one at the same venue every year it h...

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  • Celts' Smart (oblique) could miss first 2 rounds
Celts' Smart (oblique) could miss first 2 rounds

This comes from the injury that Smart suffered in Sunday's loss to the Orlando Magic in the Celtics' final game of the regular season. Just days before the Celtics are set to host IN in Game 1 of a first-round series, the news struck a damaging blow to Boston's postseason chances.

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  • Billy Vunipola shows support for controversial Israel Folau comments
Billy Vunipola shows support for controversial Israel Folau comments

Some two hours later, Folau - who a year ago garnered widespread criticism over similar comments - wrote on Instagram " those that are living in sin will end up in hell unless you repent ". The 30-year-old, one of Australia's few genuinely world-class players, was informed on Thursday he would be sacked if he could offer no good reason for a pai...

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  • Solskjaer not sensing Pogba misgivings amid speculation
Solskjaer not sensing Pogba misgivings amid speculation

I can't really comment on how far we are down the line with his contract talks, we've been letting him focus on his fitness. Ander Herrera , who looks likely to joining Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer this summer will also miss the game as a result of an ongoing knock suffered in training.

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  • Firmino: You have to fight for titles at Liverpool
Firmino: You have to fight for titles at Liverpool

The biggest issue facing them is if and when they will have to serve Fifa's two-window transfer ban and whether or not they would be able to spend Hazard's transfer fee, which is likely to be between £85million and £100million. Back in 2014, Liverpool , then managed by Brendan Rodgers, sat top of the table when they were beaten 2-0 by Chelsea at...

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  • Pochettino: ‘difficult’ for Kane to play for Tottenham again this season
Pochettino: ‘difficult’ for Kane to play for Tottenham again this season

Kane tangled with England teammate Fabian Delph during the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final clash and winced in pain after receiving a blow to his left ankle . He was ruled out for nearly two months in January, missing seven games, when he damaged ligaments in the same ankle during their 1-0 Premier League home defeat by Ma...

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  • Columbus Blue Jackets in the Stanley Cup Playoffs
Columbus Blue Jackets in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

No team wants to go home in the first round, but for four teams, all that hard work during the regular season will mean nothing. Both teams have rosters full of players in their prime and with another season down the drain, their window to win it all is starting to close.

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  • Masters: Weather delay interrupts a vintage Tiger Woods charge
Masters: Weather delay interrupts a vintage Tiger Woods charge

The 14-time major victor is just a shot behind the all-star cast of Francesco Molinari , Jason Day , Brooks Koepka , Adam Scott and Louis Oosthuizen - all major winners - heading into the weekend. Woods, 43, still got on the leaderboard despite playing the par-5s in even par. "But I also made some distance putts there at 9, 14, 15". The only ...

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  • Rohit to be back for next game, insists Pollard
Rohit to be back for next game, insists Pollard

Mumbai faced a double dent in quick succession as Sam Curran sent Suryakumar (21) back into the hut, while De Kock (24) was dismissed off R Ashwin. One of those batsmen , though, was Pollard. Alzarri Joseph and Rahul Chahar kept their nerve to wrap up the thriller. MI started the contest placed fifth. Gayle-storm and KL Rahul show was oversh...

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  • Dwyane Wade Gets Standing Ovation After Last Game in the National Basketball Association
Dwyane Wade Gets Standing Ovation After Last Game in the National Basketball Association

It ended with the ultimate tribute to the completeness of Wade's game, a triple-double completed before the start of the fourth quarter, the fifth triple-double of Wade's 16-season career and first since February 2011 - 25 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists.

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  • Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri discusses Eden Hazard plans after Slavia Prague win
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri discusses Eden Hazard plans after Slavia Prague win

Ex-Chelsea forward Salah, Player of the Year in England last season and victor of the African Footballer of the Year award for the second time in a row in January, is of Muslim faith. Four Chelsea supporters were previously suspended by the club after Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling was racially abused at Stamford Bridge in December.

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