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Exeter champions after extra-time win over Wasps

Exeter champions after extra-time win over Wasps

Exeter enjoyed the best of the first half and scored the first two tries. But the Exeter possession eventually told and Jack Nowell wriggled through a defensive gap and crossed over in the corner for the first score of the match. The Chiefs' decision-making was certainly called into question. Dai Young insisted Wasps quickly rejected the notion of moving to uncontested scrums after injuries to props Phil Swainston and Marty Moore. Read More

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Arsene Wenger not thinking of FA Cup final as his Arsenal swansong

Arsene Wenger not thinking of FA Cup final as his Arsenal swansong

ARSENAL face Chelsea on Saturday at Wembley Stadium in the FA Cup final with the Gunners facing a defensive crisis ahead of the London derby. "It's absolutely unbelievable and unpredictable, and we have been hit hard in a position where we will need to be strong on Saturday". Wenger's switch to a back three - mirroring Chelsea - has helped Arsenal find a second wind, but the defence he aligns beneath the Wembley arch will be far from a first-choice triumvirate. Read More

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Odell Beckham and Olivier Vernon miss New York Giants OTAs

Odell Beckham and Olivier Vernon miss New York Giants OTAs

Not only was he spotted working out with Johnny Manziel this week, he was also training with Hall of Fame receiver Cris Carter. OBJ was reportedly expected to show up for workouts Thursday after skipping the opening days of OTAs. This is the ideal storm of Beckham, with his prior antics in mind, and the NY media running with his absence as well as an apparent decision to work out apart from his teammates. Read More

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'Humble' Jose on 'poets' and Man United transfer plans

Twenty-two people were killed by a suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena. "We had to prepare ourselves to do our job and to try to forget events that are obviously much more important than our job". Many other staff. The work they did to organise everything for us, for our families, to come to this important match with a short period of time, the way people dedicate themselves to that, to try to have our heads clean and focused and everything was ideal. Read More

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Curry's 36 points leads Warriors to sweep Spurs, 129-115

Curry's 36 points leads Warriors to sweep Spurs, 129-115

And yet, Monday's Game 4 became a celebration for the Spurs fans at AT&T Center, who understood they may have been witnessing the final game of Manu Ginobili's incredible career. "I don't think he needs that". If I want to go through all of that again. "But one thing about it, he's definitely not a liability on the floor". Kevin Durant does not need to be told that Golden State should have a muted celebration after winning the Western Conference finals. Read More

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Lester and the long-ball burn Giants in road loss to Cubs

The Cubs' Kyle Schwarber celebrates in the dugout after his home run off San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Johnny Cueto during the first inning Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Chicago. The start of the game was delayed 70 minutes as rain moved through the Chicago area much of the afternoon before easing. After the first four batters struck out, Schwarber drove a 3-2 pitch from Cueto over the bleachers in right and onto Sheffield Avenue for his seventh homer. Read More

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BBC journalist pours cold water on talk of £1billion Arsenal buy-out bid

Kroenke has gotten away scott-free for much of the protest, but with Alisher Usmanov finally making an offer to take over the club, you can expect the direction of those protests to take a huge turn. The 67-year-old Frenchman has faced repeated calls to quit and bring to an end an Arsenal reign that started in September 1996 when his current contract expires after the end of this season. Read More

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India recall Rohit, Ashwin, Shami for ICC Champions Trophy

Shami who plays for Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League, feels that IPL games will be great match practice in the tune up to the marquee event. Even as statement described the decision as "unanimous", ex ICC and BCCI chief N Srinivasan, who was part of the meeting through video conferencing, is learnt to have caled for a more hawkish line against the intenational body, an Indian Express report said. Read More

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Arizona's Chris Iannetta leaves game after taking pitch to face

Iannetta fell to the ground immediately and eventually walked off the field with towel over his nose. The 33-year-old right-hander came tantalizingly close in Arizona's 2-1 victory over Pittsburgh Thursday night. Back in 2014, Diamondbacks slugger Paul Goldschmidt was hit by Ernesto Frieri of the Pirates in August and missed the rest of the year with a broken hand. Read More

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Latest Forecast: More Wet Weather For Most Of Colorado

Latest Forecast: More Wet Weather For Most Of Colorado

Strong storms will reach Indianapolis by 1am. Winds gusting to 50 miles per hour and nickel- to dime-size hail is also possible . Not even a day after severe weather let up in the Denver metro, a second round of storms is brewing. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for most of central in until 1am Thursday. Locally heavy rain is also expected, so localized flooding is possible too. Read More

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Josh Gordon's application denied; agent cut ties weeks ago

Josh Gordon's application denied; agent cut ties weeks ago

Although he'll get a chance to apply to be reinstated again in the fall, there's not much time for his situation to change. He was conditionally reinstated previous year with a four-game suspension to start the 2016 season. A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that the Cleveland Browns wide receiver has been denied reinstatement by the NFL . Read More

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Ronald Koeman raises doubts over Ross Barkley's future at Everton

Time for him to decide", said Koeman ahead of Friday's visit of Watford. "I am delighted to be here - I have been here a long time now", The Mirror quote his as saying. "I spoke to him and we need more productivity from him". Following the trip to Merseyside, Watford will prepare for away games at leaders Chelsea, who could be champions by the time they play on May 15, and then top-four hopefuls Manchester City on the final day. Read More

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Encarnacion returns as Indians visit Blue Jays

Encarnacion returns as Indians visit Blue Jays

He is 3-0 with a 1.83 ERA in three road starts this season. He's everything we (expected). Part of the reason for the Toronto Blue Jays' gut-wrenchingly slow start in 2017 has been the team's problems with their pitching staff. In more roster news, MLB Trade Rumors reports that Mat Latos has cleared outright waivers, opting to return to triple-A Buffalo . He has never faced Cleveland before. Read More

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Indians put Kluber on 10-day DL with back issue

Indians put Kluber on 10-day DL with back issue

In the star slugger's first game since being sidelined, the Detroit Tigers weren't taking any chances with his health. Cabrera left the game in the eighth when his right groin tightened up on him. He left the game with lower back discomfort. "He had his best stuff by the time I got in there", Adduci said. The Indians talked about opening the season with Carrasco on the disabled list to let him throw more innings. Read More

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Jonas Blixt & Cameron Smith four clear in New Orleans team event

Jonas Blixt & Cameron Smith four clear in New Orleans team event

With the chance to win it for his team Blixt pushed his birdie putt, sending the combatants back to the familiar 18 tee once again. Smith and Blixt led by one shot entering the final hole of Sunday's rain-delayed fourth round. Kisner, Brown, and Blixt all put their shots on the green and then Cameron Smith stuck his at around two feet leaving himself with a makeable birdie opportunity. Read More

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Bottas beats Vettel for 1st F1 win in Russian Federation

Hamilton was unable to challenge Bottas or the Ferraris in Sunday's Russian Grand Prix as he struggled with overheating, but Wolff believes a combination of factors added up to the difference between the two Mercedes drivers . Despite having his advantage significantly cut by Vettel in the final laps , Bottas insists he did not feel overwhelmed by the extreme pressure. Sebastian Vettel conceded the day belonged to Valtteri Bottas at the Russian Grand Prix despite his clear frustration at ... Read More

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Always Dreaming wins 2017 Kentucky Derby

Always Dreaming wins 2017 Kentucky Derby

Starting at 2:30 p.m. ET, NBC will run Derby coverage from Louisville, leading up to the race's start, with a post time scheduled for 6:34 p.m. He shot to Kentucky Derby prominence with a dominating, 5-lengths victory in the Florida Derby but had not raced since that event April 1. Read More

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