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Arsene Wenger Endorses Idea of Mikel Arteta Succeeding Him

While high-profile names such as Luis Enrique , Massimiliano Allegri and Carlo Ancelotti appear to be among the front-runners for the Emirates Stadium role, Arteta has emerged as a serious contender. Arteta is keen to take up the role and Man City boss Guardiola has insisted he will not stand in his way. The Spanish midfielder has been sidelined at Arsenal for 18 months with a serious ankle injury but the Independent says he "could be offered a new player-coaching deal" next ...

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David Moyes departs West Ham United

Yet, while he deserves credit for keeping them in the top-flight amid relegation fears, Moyes was unlikely to extend his Hammers contract beyond the end of the season - a notion confirmed by the club this afternoon. Despite that huge upturn in results, plus the likes of Theo Walcott and Cenk Tosun arriving in January, Everton's fans didn't enjoy the direct style of play Allarydce preferred and often booed the manager and his tactical decisions.

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Marseille vs Atletico Madrid updates and goals

The Brazilian's tackling, reading of the game and physicality has seen him impress whether deployed in midfield or at centre-back - where he has vastly exceeded expectations. Sure, I really feel I can play tomorrow. "This is our first full season with Marseille and we did not expect to reach the Europa League final or qualify for the Champions League ", the club's president, Jacques-Henri Eyraud said.

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Packers unlikely to sign Dez Bryant

So, Witten might not be totally insane making the suggestion, though it does seem fairly outlandish given the Packers historical tendency to shy away from splashy free agent signings. Even more are anxious that the Packers don't have enough weapons for Aaron Rodgers to use. "You partner him up with Jimmy Graham and Aaron Rodgers, I think that offense can put up a lot of points".

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Cardinals' second-round pick Christian Kirk reportedly arrested prior to draft

A report from the Arizona Republic suggests that the Arizona Cardinals were aware of Christian Kirk's arrest when they made him the 47th pick in the 2018 NFL Draft late last month. This was confirmed in a statement issued by the Cardinals, who said that the team had already spoken to Kirk about what allegedly happened at the Phoenix Open, and had looked "independently" into the case.

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Allardyce denies Rooney asked to leave Everton

David Moyes believes the Premier League will be losing the last of the "street footballers" if Wayne Rooney opts to leave Everton for D.C. United. If the player wants to leave - if any player does - I'm comfortable with it. There had been suggestions Rooney had demanded the guarantee of regular football next season, but Allardyce rubbished that idea.

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Hamilton wins in Spain to go 17 points clear

Valtteri Bottas backed his team-mate up in second, concluding Mercedes' first one-two of the season, with Red Bull's Max Verstappen taking his first podium of the year in third. Most of the action took place during a first-lap incident involving Romain Grosjean of Haas, Nico Hulkenberg of Renault and Pierre Gasly of Toro Rosso, forcing all three drivers to retire and prompting the deployment of the safety auto.

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Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo can 'drive free' despite collision in Baku

His damaged vehicle was taken on a truck back to the Red Bull garage for repairs. The team appears to be putting a limit on the freedom it gives its drivers after seeing them crash into each other in the race at Azerbaijan. As Ricciardo tried to force his way past Verstappen at the end of the front straightaway, Verstappen closed the door and Ricciardo couldn't avoid the collision.

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Percentage of Registered Republicans in California Sinks to New Low, Report Shows

He and other vulnerable Democrats have joined with Republicans on some votes, signaling the threat they face in opposing Trump too often. Trump won the state by about 20 percentage points in 2016, giving the party confidence that it could challenge Donnelly regardless of the primary victor.

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Raptors fire Dwane Casey as head coach

Ultimately someone had to pay the price for the Raptors' failure to get past Cleveland for the third consecutive season. He was the longest-tenured coach in team history and is the franchise's all-time winningest coach. In 2017, Casey waited until Game 4 to start P.J. Tucker, the Raptors' defender, and match him up with James. Making matters more awkward, National Basketball Association coaches recently voted Casey as the coach of the 2017-18 season in a coaches-only vote, according to The ...

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Hearn has big U.S. plans with $1B DAZN deal

Of the 16 cards to be produced Hearn promises 12 of them will be top of the line shows and 4 will be "absolute monsters". Recently, Perform Group and National Basketball Association have announced a multi-year partnership that will see Perform manage the league's official websites in more than 15 worldwide markets, including Argentina, Australia, Canada, India, Japan, Mexico and Spain.

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Edmund dumps Djokovic in Madrid

Well, I say unexpected, it wouldn't be that much of a shock if Edmund were to win today given Djokovic's recent problems, but still you've got to make the 12-time grand slam champion the favourite for this one. But, in the end, he played a little bit better and was more focused maybe. Nadal has not lost a set yet on the red dirt this season. Djokovic, a former No.

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The Singularity of LeBron James

According to former Cavaliers general manager David Griffin , James told the Raptors how to run their own plays during the team's second-round series in last year's playoffs. Jordan also has an undefeated record of 6-0 in the NBA Finals while LeBron's record in the NBA Finals is 3-5. Michael Jordan is the greatest player to ever put on shoes and play in our game.

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Tiger Woods could he heading to Ballyliffin for The Irish Open

The 14-time major victor, who has won the Claret Jug on three occasions, made his comeback earlier this year after spending 16-months on the sidelines with chronic back injury issues that has required four surgeries during his career. Woods' 240-yard approached rolled through the back of the green and stopped on the fringe, but he buried an 18-foot eagle putt to get back to even par for the tournament.

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Yankees rally in 8th to beat Red Sox again

Aaron Judge led the Yanks, going 3 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs, while Brett Gardner and Giancarlo Stanton each had a pair of RBIs and a double, with Gardner going 3 for 5 with a pair of doubles. Boston took a 2-1 lead when Moreland hit a 2-0 sinker over the center field fence for his sixth homer of the season with one out in the second. During his second-longest unbeaten streak, he is 7-0 with a 2.29 ERA.

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Rory McIlroy puts his driver away for The Players Championship at Sawgrass

It ranges from Greg Norman to Lee Janzen, from Tiger Woods to Craig Perks, from Henrik Stenson to Tim Clark. Just six golfers have won the PLAYERS multiple times. If he doesn't, he could easily miss the cut. He has finished out of the top 20 in just over half his appearances, some of those when he was the most dominant player in golf.

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Swansea City v Southampton Betting Tips

The recent outing against Chelsea was a chance for Swansea to pick up at least a point, but Carvalhal's men could not do enough to cancel out Cesc Fabregas opener and with Southampton winning against Bournemouth , they would fancy their chances against the Cherries to heal some of their wounds.

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Huddersfield boost survival hopes with goalless draw at Manchester City

Manchester City players and support staff celebrate with manager Pep Guardiola after their Premier League match against Huddersfield Town in Manchester on Sunday. "Here, it's more hard". Huddersfield moved three points clear of the relegation zone with two games to play - against Chelsea and Arsenal . Playing a Huddersfield side who have 35 points, 27 goals and 9 league wins this season, these figures certainly suggest City far out-gun their opponents this weekend, however, ...

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Bayern's Heynckes calls on referee to be strong versus Real

It's not unintentional that he already reached the ultimate of the Champions League in 2013 with Borussia Dortmund. Zinedine Zidane has repeatedly proven that he is good at what he does; he was right in sticking with his current team and working through obstacles to achieve better results.

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Cleveland Browns: Baker backup? He isn't having that

Head coach Hue Jackson has been adamant that Tyrod Taylor is the starter in Cleveland and that Mayfield will have to bide his time before he gets his chance to lead the offense. Mayfield just happened to be that choice for the Browns that will continue to push this conversation around him throughout the offseason because it is an imminent situation that will arise at some point.

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Hodgson's warning for Palace over summer transfers

ROY HODGSON has spoken of his pride at Crystal Palace's likely Premier League survival. One of those teams that are finding results at just the right time are Crystal Palace . Stoke City are the first team to be relegated from the top-flight this season, although West Brom will shortly follow the Potters to the Championship .

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Conte eyes win over Liverpool to boost Chelsea's top-four hopes

They have had contrasting seasons with Egypt worldwide going on to net 43 goals across all competitions, while German star has found it tough to nail down a regular starting berth for the dethroned Premier League Champions. Conte has feuded with the Chelsea hierarchy over their failure to back his transfer plans last summer and Napoli's Maurizio Sarri this week became the latest manager to be linked with the Italian's job.

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Fellaini: What Mourinho Told Me Before Arsenal Match Winner

United have all but guaranteed their runners-up place in the Premier League this season as they now sit five points above third-place Liverpool with a game in hand over their rivals. City beat West Ham 4-1 and is in sight of a slew of records. United won the League Cup and Europa League in Mourinho's debut season in charge at Old Trafford and have booked a final in the FA Cup against Chelsea next month.

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Southern grad Mike Gesicki taken in NFL Draft

Gesicki isn't a stellar blocker, but he's a great receiving tight end with a high ceiling. As a senior, he grabbed 57 passes for 563 yards and nine TDs. Earlier this week Gesicki joined fellow Nittany Lions, Saquon Barkley and DaeSean Hamilton as Nike athletes. Saturday figures to be a busy day for Penn State as a handful of players including Marcus Allen, DaeSean Hamilton and Christian Campbell figure to hear their names called during the final four rounds.

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Pittsburgh picks NC State's Jaylen Samuels in National Football League draft

Not long after, Washington learned he would be joined by a familiar face in Pittsburgh. But so much of how the Steelers' 2018 draft is perceived in future years will hinge on what happens with Mason Rudolph . Rudolph went on to lead the nation in passing yards with 4,904. Washington's National Football League stock seemed to peak during an impressive performance in preparation for the Senior Bowl in January, with many draft analysts penciling him into the first round and near the top of ...

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The Russian did endure a shaky start, though, before coming back to snatch the victory. Sonnen entered the cage for a faceoff with Emelianenko following the bout. In the co-main event, Emmanuel Sanchez got Sam Sicilia to the ground and quickly dominated, almost locking on a couple of leg submissions before finishing him off with an arm-triangle choke.

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Aztecs' Rashaad Penny drafted by Seahawks in first round of NFL Draft

Carroll expects him to have an immediate impact as a three down back for the Seahawks . It had been previously reported prior to the draft that the team was looking to garner a couple of high round selections in exchange for the 28-year-old.

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Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome emotional after last draft with team

The Ravens used the pick to take Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson . Leading up to the draft, some National Football League teams considered Jackson a potential wide receiver prospect at the pro level, but he strictly considers himself a QB.

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Patriots Acquire Trent Brown From 49ers

San Francisco used the ninth pick on Thursday night on tackle Mike McGlinchey . According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network Insider, the 49ers signed Tartt to a contract extension worth $13 million. After all, the Niners had two starting-caliber tackles penciled in for the upcoming season, Joe Staley and Trent Brown . Asked after that pick whether Brown was a potential trade candidate, Kyle Shanahan passed the question over to John Lynch .

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Denver Broncos focus on offense on second day of National Football League draft

In 2017, Chubb won the Bronko Nagurski Award which is given to the Most Outstanding Defensive Player in the country and the Ted Hendricks Award which is given to the nation's top defensive end. It's something he did better than anyone in Wolfpack history, including former No. 1 overall pick Mario Williams. "I get it", he said. It was just something I was raised with.

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Pelicans void sale of playoff tickets after code leaked to public

Golden State cannot stick Draymond Green on Davis all the time like they would have done against other star players because Davis can outmuscle and outleap him to a horrifying extent. His poor play in the playoffs will stick with him until he is able to win games more consistently. Returning to New Orleans certainly seems like a good option for him, but teams like the Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Mavericks might show serious interest in Cousins.

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England begin 2019 World Cup quest against S

Eoin Morgan's England side travel to Manchester to take on Afghanistan for their second group stage fixture on Tuesday 18 June. Cardiff will welcome, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, England , Bangladesh , South Africa and World Cup Qualifier Champions Afghanistan .

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NCAA basketball corruption: Condoleezza Rice-led panel outlines reforms

Not surprisingly, they like the idea that athletes can get a college education by playing ball. I don't see anything wrong with this suggestion, and it wouldn't change the game much at all and certainly wouldn't change things for Rick Barnes and Tennessee.

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Anzac Day: Where to go for mid-morning and afternoon services

Whangarei District Anzac Commemorative Services are Hukerenui - Monument Rd Tapuhi 9am, Pehiaweri Marae Glenbervie 10am, Whangarei Maunu Lawn Cemetery 10am, Kamo Memorial Hall 10am, Whananaki School 10.30am, Hikurangi School 10.30am, Maungakaramea Sports Club 11am, Waipu - at Monument 11am, and Whangarei Heads Manaia Club 2pm.

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Marcus Smart To Return To C's Lineup Tonight For Game 5

The Celtics were able to increase their lead in the first in large part by stringing together good possession on both ends of the floor which put Boston up 23-15 at the end of the first quarter. Your move, Joe Prunty. Ojeleye didn't know he was definitively starting until 25 minutes before the game. Rozier and Eric Bledsoe got tangled up with 9:33 left in the third quarter.

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Pochettino raises questions over future after Spurs' FA Cup defeat

Alexis Sanchez pulled the visitors to London level, before Ander Herrera provided the killer punch with a powerful low shot fired underneath Michel Vorm in the second half. "If we had more consistency we could have been up there with Manchester City now". "This final is a game between two great teams", said the Italian.

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Naked Gunman Kills 4 In Waffle House Shooting, Remains At Large

Shaw said that after going to a nightclub he had made a decision to stop with a friend early Sunday at a Waffle House. Authorities discovered two magazines of AR-15 ammunition in a green jacket Reinking left behind. One shooting victim died at the hospital. Two other people were being treated there for gunshot wounds. Phone calls to an IL phone number for Jeffrey Reinking, the father of the suspect, went unanswered.

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Jazz crowd taunts Paul George during Game 3

It's true that rotations tighten up and bench units don't typically play quite as big of a role in the playoffs, but Crowder had been an important part of Utah's run to end the season as their most reliable bench player, and they'll need him to round back into form.

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Mobile money drives financial inclusion but gender gap persists

This despite the government's successful Jan Dhan Yojana , which is a national mission to ensure financial access in an affordable manner for the poorer sections of the society. Two global studies - a study of 150,000 consumers polled by Gallup for the World Bank for its Global Findex Database, and a survey of 5,200 consumers by the tech giant Oracle - found complementary trends in the use and adoption of digital banking.

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Wenger's legacy at Arsenal 'untouchable' - Henry

But he said the timing of the announcement was meant to give the club enough time to find a successor and to make sure the " Arsenal family could come together and express our affection and our gratitude to this man". "After careful consideration and following discussions with the club, I feel it is the right time for me to step down at the end of the season", he said.