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Xhaka said : "I think if you play a final you want to win the trophy, so we go to the game against City and think we can win this game". "We know we have to deal with it now". Lacazette's pull back was deflected off Rudiger into the path of Xhaka, who stuck out a leg and poked the ball past Caballero from close range. The Gunners were able to surprisingly shut up shop in the final ten minutes, and comfortably hold onto the their slender lead.
  • Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski listed with concussion on injury report

    Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski listed with concussion on injury report

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    Question: "When is that process completely finished?" With players returning to Gillette Stadium on Wednesday after a day off, Belichick and his staff are beginning the process of familiarizing them on the Eagles . Belichick: It's all we can do. Defensive lineman Malcolm Brown (foot), running back Mike Gillislee (knee) and right tackle LaAdrian Waddle (knee) were all listed on the report, as well.
  • Manchester United and Alexis Sanchez trolled by Motherwell's Peter Hartley video

    Manchester United and Alexis Sanchez trolled by Motherwell's Peter Hartley video

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    And, in the case of Motherwell FC and their announcement of Peter Hartley signing a permanent deal with the club, it has been parodied to within an inch of its life in sensational fashion. "It was a very, very easy decision to make", Hartley told the club's official website. At the end of the video, where Alexis is seen to be finishing off his virtuoso performance on the piano, the Motherwell player simply picks it up and smashes it.
  • Klay Thompson to participate in 3-point shooting contest during All-Star weekend

    Klay Thompson to participate in 3-point shooting contest during All-Star weekend

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    Not only will Thompson represent one of four Warriors players to be in the 2018 NBA All-Star game on February 18 in Los Angeles along with Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and Draymond Green. But I do know it's a tough pool. Green is averaging 11.3 points, 7.9 rebounds, and 1.3 blocks per game, while now sitting 13th in the league in real-plus minus.
  • Wozniacki beats Mertens to make Open final

    Wozniacki beats Mertens to make Open final

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    The 27-year-old will be contesting her third grand slam final after losing the 2009 and 2014 US Open deciders, to Kim Clijsters and Serena Williams respectively. Seven years ago, Wozniacki had match point against Li Na at the same stage of the competition but failed to convert and it appeared that a similar fate may befall her in 2018.
  • Durant on ejection: Referee was 'in his feelings'

    Durant on ejection: Referee was 'in his feelings'

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    I looked like a jerk out there. The 2014 league MVP was given a technical foul and ejected by referee James Williams for a disputing a call in the fourth quarter. "Look at my first tech", Durant said. I got the rebound and I dribbled the ball hard and he teched me up. He was looking to try to get me back because he was still in his feelings from the first half.
  • Real Madrid lose 2-1 to Leganes in Kings Cup

    Real Madrid lose 2-1 to Leganes in Kings Cup

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    Their only chance of silverware is now in the Champions League, where they face Paris Saint-Germain in the next round. Brazilian midfielder Gabriel hit Leganes' victor as the visitors advanced to the semi-finals on the away goals rule. For Leganes, the win over Madrid is one for the history books for another reason as well, with the club securing a first trip to the Copa del Rey semi-finals.
  • Former US Olympic doctor Larry Nassar jailed for 175 years

    Former US Olympic doctor Larry Nassar jailed for 175 years

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    A MI prosecutor calls sports doctor Larry Nassar "possibly the most prolific serial child sex abuser in history". She added that stated statistic does not include children 12 and under. A judge sentenced Nassar today to 40 to 175 years for the Ingham County case . In 2016, Rachael Denhollander was the first to come forward to file a criminal complaint accusing Nassar of abusing her in 2000.
  • Antonio Conte bemoans lack of options

    Antonio Conte bemoans lack of options

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    On Saturday afternoon, Arsenal scored four times in the opening 22 minutes of the Premier League fixture with Crystal Palace , and Wenger has opted to keep the same 10 outfield players from that game. Arsenal have progressed to the finals from two of the last three semi-finals in which they failed to win the first leg (2006-07 vs Tottenham and 2010-11 vs Ipswich).
  • Federer relishing Berdych reunion at Australian Open

    Federer relishing Berdych reunion at Australian Open

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    The 36-year-old Swiss is playing at the peak of his powers as he sets up a semi-final with South Korea's rising talent Chung Hyeon , conqueror of Novak Djokovic in the last 16, on Friday morning. "He's clearly got nothing to lose". "I think I'm not exhausted because I win". He has covered just about every sport at local, national and global level, including multiple assignments at the Olympic and Commonwealth games, cricket tours, the Tour de France, America's Cup yachting, tennis and ...
  • Clippers host Celtics with playoff spot in sight

    Clippers host Celtics with playoff spot in sight

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    Although the Celtics have given no indication as to whether Hayward will return this season, it's tough not to get excited about the possibility given his steady progression. for a dunk that brought Staples Center to its feet. Kuzma proceeded to hit his next three-pointer and managed to get fouled on the three-point attempt after that.
  • Arsenal's strongest possible 3-4-2-1 XI vs Chelsea - Carabao Cup

    Arsenal's strongest possible 3-4-2-1 XI vs Chelsea - Carabao Cup

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    The Belgium worldwide has missed Chelsea's last two games with an ankle injury, but he joined in with first-team training on Tuesday. The EFL have sent Arsenal Carabao-branded graphics to display on their two giant screens suspended from the stadium's roof in the latest step of technology trials.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo trains at Real Madrid with nasty bruise

    Cristiano Ronaldo trains at Real Madrid with nasty bruise

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    Ronaldo was diving to head in the ball from near the penalty spot for his second goal in minutes. The pair have been vying for the position of best in the world for over a decade, and some would argue they're also in contention for consideration as the best of all time.
  • Mourinho says Sanchez deal is "so close".

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    But the Portuguese coach was also pleased with the performance of his side against Burnley . "But if you have the chance to do (something for) some special players, some player in special circumstances, some player that you (try to) do in the summer and you have the chance to do it now, that's a special situation and you try to do it".
  • Towns, Porzingis among NBA All-Star reserves

    Towns, Porzingis among NBA All-Star reserves

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    James and Curry earned the most votes for their respective conferences and will be picking teams via conference call Thursday for the February 18 game at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The reserves were chosen by the 30 National Basketball Association head coaches, and will be selected one-by-one to be part of Team LeBron and Team Stephen.
  • Chung becomes South Korea's first grand slam semi-finalist

    Chung becomes South Korea's first grand slam semi-finalist

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    Tennys Sandgren celebrates after defeating Austria's Dominic Thiem in their fourth round match at the Australian Open. Triumphant at the 2017 Next-Gen Finals in Milan, Chung has carried his blazing form to Melbourne , adding Sandgren to his growing list of scalps this fortnight that also include world No.4 Alexander Zverev , the German's brother Mischa who ousted Andy Murray a year ago and Sydney International champion Daniil Medvedev.
  • Dana White: I will make Nate Diaz an offer to fight today

    Dana White: I will make Nate Diaz an offer to fight today

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    The lightweight and occasional welterweight added "there's no excitement in this fight s*** step your games up I'll see U around May, June". "I don't know, I got to look at the rankings, see where everybody is", White continued. All indications are that Diaz was deadly serious about booking a return fight to the UFC later this year and now it's just a matter of finding the right event and an opponent for him to face.