• Diego Simeone: Atletico Madrid boss' celebration 'came from the heart'
Diego Simeone: Atletico Madrid boss' celebration 'came from the heart'

Two of Ronaldo's Champions League trophies were won against Atletico , a 4-1 triumph in the 2013-14 campaign when he scored from the penalty spot, and a 5-3 win on penalties, one of which Ronaldo converted, in the 2015-16 campaign. "I have five, Atletico zero", he said, as quoted by ESPN , while making the gesture. "It wasn't aimed at the oth...

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  • Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with solicitation of prostitution
Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with solicitation of prostitution

Since he bought the Patriots 25 years ago for $US172 million the team has become the most successful franchise in the National Football League, appearing in 10 Super Bowls and winning six titles, including Super Bowl LIII on February 3 .

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  • Jones: England face 'greatest Welsh side ever' next
Jones: England face 'greatest Welsh side ever' next

This victory followed England's 32-20 win away to reigning champions Ireland last week and was another impressive display ahead of this year's Rugby World Cup . They are a pretty good side at the moment. Yoann Huget engineered a try for France down the right wing that was finished by Penaud, but it was only a brief interruption to the flow...

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  • Zach LaVine open to participating in the dunk contest again
Zach LaVine open to participating in the dunk contest again

Then Hamidou Diallo one-upped it by dunking over Shaquille O'Neal. On his first dunk, Bridges lobbed the ball underhand to the left side of the backboard while attempting to catch it midair, throw it between his legs and into the basket.

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  • Cardinals Awarded Four Compensatory Draft Picks For 2019
Cardinals Awarded Four Compensatory Draft Picks For 2019

It might be surprising the Chiefs would win any comp picks after signing several free agents like Anthony Hitchens, Sammy Watkins , Chad Henne, and Damien Williams. The picks come at the end of rounds 3-7. Unfortunately, this means that Saints fans will see their team add just one player in the first two days of the draft, barring a big trade.

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  • Champions League: Barcelona draw blank with Lyon
Champions League: Barcelona draw blank with Lyon

Suarez came within inches of breaking the deadlock 20 minutes from the end, firing narrowly wide with a first-time shot from Jordi Alba's cutback. Coutinho had a powerful shot beaten away by Anthony Lopes , with the Lyon goalkeeper also frustrating Messi and Sergio Busquets as Barcelona dominated but departed without a potentially preci...

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  • I don't know the meaning of Sarriball - Chelsea boss focused on results
I don't know the meaning of Sarriball - Chelsea boss focused on results

Guardiola revealed his dismay at the pressure being applied by fans to Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea . 'People are expecting it to be an easy game but I do not see it that way, ' said Benitez, who is likely to give record £21million signing Miguel Almiron his first start.

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  • India to stop its share of water from Eastern rivers to Pakistan
India to stop its share of water from Eastern rivers to Pakistan

However, on January 31, 2017 the then prime minister Nawaz Sharif "through a notification of the Ministry of Information announced that display of all global movies, including Indian films, in Pakistan will continue under the garb of revival of Pakistani film and cinema industry", the petitioner said.

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  • Steelers won't use transition tag on Le'Veon Bell
Steelers won't use transition tag on Le'Veon Bell

On Wednesday, Pittsburgh Steelers GM confirmed that the team would not be putting the franchise tag nor the transition tag on Le'Veon Bell, which would make him an unrestricted free agent. After being franchised for a second straight season, Bell chose not to sign the tender and spent the season on the sidelines. "How things transpired, we're...

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  • Ronaldo: I've Won Five Champions League, Atletico Have Zero
Ronaldo: I've Won Five Champions League, Atletico Have Zero

It is other people who are more angry with me. Morata spent the early part of his youth career with Atletico before joining Madrid after a year spent at Getafe. Footage picked up Ronaldo taunting the supporters by reminding them of the five Champions League trophies he has collected so far in his illustrious career.

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  • Duke Is Making Zion a Star
Duke Is Making Zion a Star

Duke's Zion Williamson (1) will face the University of North Carolina for the first time on Wednesday at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Williamson grabbed his right knee and walked slowly back to the bench, then to the locker room. The private school didn't disclose terms of the 2015 contract extension. Messages to Nike were not immediately ret...

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  • Chicago White Sox stunned by Manny Machado deal
Chicago White Sox stunned by Manny Machado deal

Slugger Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres reached terms on a 10-year, $300 million contract that ranks as second-largest ever signed by an Major League Baseball player, according to multiple reports . As a four-time All-Star, two-time Gold Glove victor, hitting a career-high.297 for the Orioles and Dodgers in 2018, Machado figured to incr...

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  • Arsene Wenger Comments On Mesut Ozil's Strange Situation
Arsene Wenger Comments On Mesut Ozil's Strange Situation

The Germany midfielder, 30, now seems surplus to requirements under the new head coach Unai Emery , with the club reportedly seeking to offload the player, who is paid £350,000 a week. Özil ended speculation about his future previous year by committing himself to Arsenal until the summer of 2021, with Wenger still at the helm. "He said it woul...

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  • Padres make 'serious' offers to Machado, Harper
Padres make 'serious' offers to Machado, Harper

Bob Nightengale of USA Today reported Sunday night that Philadelphia is indeed willing to meet Harper's asking price. The Bryce Harper and Manny Machado sweepstakes are heating up and are said to be nearing their ends, with both players close to confirming their next destinations after a winter of constant speculation as numerous teams were ...

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  • United States woman 'deeply regrets' joining IS
United States woman 'deeply regrets' joining IS

Muthana is the only American among an estimated 1,500 foreign women and children inside the sprawling camp of 39,000 people, which is situated about two hours from Baghouz Al-Fawqani in Deir al-Zour province, where a final battle to oust the extremists is days from being completed.

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  • Why one goal could kick-start Alexis Sanchez’s stuttering Man United career
Why one goal could kick-start Alexis Sanchez’s stuttering Man United career

In Berbatov's worst season for United, he scored four more goals than Sanchez has managed in a full calendar year with the club. "I am not so sure he can get back to the level we saw at Arsenal ". But then, within the group, there was that feeling that you were in the team then out. English football changes you, it turns you around, it took me...

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  • Phil Foden: I don't see why Manchester City can't win quadruple
Phil Foden: I don't see why Manchester City can't win quadruple

The first of four trophies on offer can be won next Sunday when they play Chelsea at Wembley in the EFL Cup final. City struggled to break down their dogged League Two hosts and were nearly made to pay for not doubling their advantage until the latter stages of the second period.

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  • Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea boss says his side need consistency
Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea boss says his side need consistency

Eden Hazard downplayed the disturbing scene which saw him hugged by a pitch-invading fan at the final whistle of Chelsea's 2-1 win at Malmo . Maybe something like that falls easily in favour of the big club, we've also had that. The hosts thought they had taken a deserved lead when, from the corner, Courtois made a mess of claiming a header and...

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  • Mourinho and his team receive £19.6m pay off from Manchester United
Mourinho and his team receive £19.6m pay off from Manchester United

PSG boss Thomas Tuchel has warned his side against complacency, saying: "We deserved to win, and to do so here at Old Trafford just now, I congratulate my team - but it's only half-time and we still have to play at the Parc des Princes".

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  • Tottenham mean business in Champions League after win over Borussia Dortmund Winks
Tottenham mean business in Champions League after win over Borussia Dortmund Winks

With a major helping hand from the increasingly influential Son, Mauricio Pochettino's side are in the thick of the Premier League title race and on course for the Champions League quarter-finals. We are very pleased with the result and are in a good position for the away game now. Son has now scored 16 goals in all competitions - he has 11 i...

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  • Mark Teixeira says analytics are hurting market for Harper, Machado
Mark Teixeira says analytics are hurting market for Harper, Machado

The White Sox had taken over at the front after the Yankees unwillingness and were reported to be the first team to make a concrete offer for the shortstop worth around $200 million over eight years. If you're the Giants - and if you don't want to go big yourselves - why not make an unconventional offer and see if Harper bites? Sadly for San Dieg...

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  • Marcus Morris paints picture of a Celtics locker room struggling to coexist
Marcus Morris paints picture of a Celtics locker room struggling to coexist

But Stevens said the injury wasn't to blame for his team's collapse. Irving is averaging 23.8 points, 7.0 assists and 4.9 rebounds for the Celtics, who are battling Philadelphia for fourth place in the Eastern Conference. To see their former point guard in Rajon Rondo hit a game-winner at the TD Garden while wearing a Lakers uniform is somethin...

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  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to be rewarded after blistering caretaker start?
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to be rewarded after blistering caretaker start?

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer seems keen to keep expectations under control as his dream start as Manchester United's caretaker boss rolls on, but now and then he can not help but show his deserved satisfaction. Martial's superb solo goal in the 3-0 victory was his 11th of the campaign and evoked memories of Ronaldo's victor over Fulham in 2007. Sols...

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  • PSG 1-0 Bordeaux: Edinson Cavani injured days before Manchester United game
PSG 1-0 Bordeaux: Edinson Cavani injured days before Manchester United game

We will wait for training on Friday to see if they will play on Saturday. I think the news will not be very good. And speaking after the game, Tuchel said: "If he [Cavani] comes off, obviously I am anxious". Without Ney [Neymar], maybe without Marco, maybe without Edi [Cavani], now we need a plan D. It is necessary to have these backup ideas in m...

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  • Why Hazard is at loggerheads with Sarri
Why Hazard is at loggerheads with Sarri

The club has their star player, Eden Hazard , running down his contract and the lack of implementation of academy players down the years has led to a situation where Callum Hudson-Odoi wants to leave for Bayern Munich. The Italian tactician has chose to replace Barkley with Kovacic or vice versa 19 times (17 times in the Premier League and twi...

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