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If we get through we'll also be on the same level now. Nevertheless, Dani Alves - who defeated Juve in the 2014-15 Champions League final during his time at Barcelona - is confident the Bianconeri have what it takes to go one better this term.
  • Barcelona suffer title setback as Deportivo claim upset win

    Barcelona suffer title setback as Deportivo claim upset win

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    Luis Suarez equalised for Barcelona a minute into the second half but Deportivo had the last laugh with Alejandro Bergantinos scoring the victor in the 74th minute. Barca defender Javier Mascherano failed to deal with a corner and while Marc-Andre ter Stegen managed to get his fingertips to the ball, Joselu rifled home from two yards out.
  • Israel beats Cuba 4-1 to improve to 4-0 at WBC

    Israel beats Cuba 4-1 to improve to 4-0 at WBC

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    Team Israel is ranked 41st in the world. Israel defeated South Korea in its first game ever in the World Baseball Classic in 10 innings by a score of 2-1. In 2012, its inaugural WBC squad narrowly missed advancing past the qualifiers. Israel extends the right of automatic citizenship to Jews, their non-Jewish children, grandchildren and the non-Jewish spouses of their children and grandchildren.
  • Niasse scores twice to revitalise Hull

    Niasse scores twice to revitalise Hull

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    Hull was struggling when manager Marco Silva produced a masterstroke by sending on Niasse just after the hour mark - and the striker responded with two goals inside 10 minutes. Michail Antonio had given the Hammers the lead moments after King splayed his spot-kick wide, then King equalised before Benik Afobe dribbled Bournemouth's second spot-kick straight at Darren Randolph.
  • College basketball: Cyclones are Big 12 champs

    College basketball: Cyclones are Big 12 champs

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    The Cyclones took a 41-31 lead with 18:33 left to play on back-to-back 3-pointers from Burton and Thomas, that after Iowa State made just two 3s in the first half. "If they were to not make the tournament, I would point to ... the rough stretch they had kind of mid-season in the Big 12 and the fact that they just didn't do anything of significance at all in the non-conference", Creme said.
  • Fox, Briscoe lead Kentucky past Georgia 71-60 in SEC Tournament

    Fox, Briscoe lead Kentucky past Georgia 71-60 in SEC Tournament

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    The SEC wraps up its conference tournament on Sunday at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville with a showdown between perennial conference power Kentucky , and longtime conference rival Arkansas. Arkansas' bench appeared to become upset after Kentucky guard Malik Monk made a throat-slashing gesture toward it in the second half. "We came out, got off to a good start against a Vanderbilt team that was one of the hottest teams in the country".
  • USC men's basketball falls to UCLA in the Pac-12 tourney

    USC men's basketball falls to UCLA in the Pac-12 tourney

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    Otherwise, the cupboard's bare. They have hard decisions to make. Thursday night's contest marked the third consecutive season in which UCLA opened its Pac-12 Tournament schedule against USC. The NCAA Tournament will begin on Tuesday, March 14th through Wednesday, March 15th, with the playing of the "First Four" games in Dayton, Ohio. UCLA 4.
  • Caixinha named Rangers manager on three-year contract

    Caixinha named Rangers manager on three-year contract

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    He has since made his return to Burnley in the Premier League, while the Hoops are on course for their sixth consecutive league title. Celtic have almost double the amount of goals than Rangers in the league, netting 73 compared to 37 from the Ibrox men.
  • Williams shines as Wales Under-20s end Irish slam hopes

    Williams shines as Wales Under-20s end Irish slam hopes

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    Wales sowed up the victory in the 78th minute when Roberts touched down after a brilliant block down of Sexton's kick. Wales - reeling from successive defeats - started with real goal but Ireland matched their efforts with frenzied defending.
  • Tv channel schedule, scores and results, Big East Championship Game 2017

    Tv channel schedule, scores and results, Big East Championship Game 2017

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    Villanova is 2-5 all-time in the Big East tournament final, winning titles in 1995 and 2015. Ten subway stops up, Jenkins poured in 24 points in the Wildcats' victory. 7 seed. It has a clear path to that goal. The Wildcats played a near-perfect game, while setting a record by tying a 41-point margin in their 108-67 win.
  • Barca pull off the mother of all comebacks

    Barca pull off the mother of all comebacks

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    Barcelona won 6-1 on the night, 6-5 on aggregate, with Sergi Roberto's goal in the 95th minute putting the home side into the quarter-finals. PSG seemed certain to go through after Edinson Cavani scored a valuable away goal following Barcelona's opening salvo of three goals, which included a Lionel Messi penalty, before Neymar turned it all around.
  • Packers: Martellus Bennett arrives as Jared Cook departs

    Packers: Martellus Bennett arrives as Jared Cook departs

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    Bennett posted about the news on his Instagram page, also shouting out the fact that Friday is his 30th birthday. It is the "snow equivalent to STORM SHIELD" - a great new product that gives you high resolution snow forecasts for any part of the nation! As a result of Bennett signing with the Packers, the Patriots - depending on the contract - might be in line for another compensatory draft pick.
  • Cavaliers' Andrew Bogut done for season with broken leg

    Cavaliers' Andrew Bogut done for season with broken leg

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    On Monday night against the Heat, Kyrie followed a 43-point effort in his previous game against Atlanta to lead both teams with 32 points to go with seven boards and three assists. Andre Drummond isn't having quite the dominant season he had a year ago, but he's still one of the toughest pure big men in the Eastern Conference.
  • There's More to Daniel Bryan's Wrestling Return Than Just Talk

    There's More to Daniel Bryan's Wrestling Return Than Just Talk

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    While it's unlikely that WWE will clear Bryan to wrestle by next year, Meltzer noted that one of Bryan's goals has been to work in CMLL and to do an angle building to a hair vs. We could be seeing Daniel Bryan back in a wrestling ring in the foreseeable future. "The Miz calling out Bryan for obeying doctors' orders is a key part of their feud".
  • Jose Mourinho says Chelsea must share the blame for last season's collapse

    Jose Mourinho says Chelsea must share the blame for last season's collapse

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    It seemed the midfielder was finished at Chelsea at the end of last season, but Hazard has once again proved himself to be one of the continent's elite talents. He said: "For us it is important to go game by game". " Manchester United is too big, it is the victor of the competition. But for me the most important thing is to try and win and then think about another celebration".
  • Vunipola brothers on the bench for England clash with Scotland

    Vunipola brothers on the bench for England clash with Scotland

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    Owen Farrell is a doubt for England's crunch Six Nations showdown with Scotland after he was unable to take part in the captain's run on Friday. "We don't go into games being scared of the opposition", he said. Despite the likes of Stuart Barnes completely exposing Eddie Jones' argument that Italy's tactics were out of order at Twickenham nearly two weeks ago, the England boss is still banging the drum and even aimed a cheeky pop at O'Shea and Italy while speaking to the media on ...
  • Howley opts against Wales overhaul for Ireland clash

    Howley opts against Wales overhaul for Ireland clash

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    George North led the resurgent Wales performance with a pair of tries as Ireland struggled to cope with his power and pace. Wales can do England a favour tonight. Murray had played on with his left wrist bandaged but every tackle was made with a grimace and he was replaced by Kieran Marmion after the try . Rob Howley (Wales head coach): "I know things have been said in the week about some players' performance".
  • Redskins considering NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock for GM role

    Redskins considering NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock for GM role

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    The move left Washington without a GM just as free agency was beginning-i.e. right when it's most important to have a GM. If Mayock were to be hired by Washington , it would be somewhat of a risky proposition for the team. Regardless, there's no outright denial lurking in Mayock's statement, nor a claim that the report of candidacy is #fakenews. Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik is reportedly among those being considered for the position as well.
  • Ancient Egyptian statue discovered in Cairo wasteland (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

    Ancient Egyptian statue discovered in Cairo wasteland (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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    Ramses II ruled Egypt more than 3,000 years ago and was a great builder whose effigy can be seen at a string of archaeological sites across the country. He led military expeditions that expanded Egypt's reach as far east as modern Syria and as far south as modern Sudan. Assuming the two finds can be unearthed and restored, Reuters reports they'll be displayed at the Grand Egyptian Museum , set to open in 2018.
  • Tebow strikes out in 1st AB for Mets, called out vs Porcello

    Tebow strikes out in 1st AB for Mets, called out vs Porcello

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    A Colorado woman charged with trespassing at First Data Field last month claimed to have been there because she was in a relationship with Tim Tebow , the Treasure Coast News reported after obtaining a police report. Following a three-year National Football League career that saw him play for the Broncos and Jets, Tebow decided last year to try his hand at baseball, a sport he excelled at in high school.
  • Alshon Jeffery Believes Carson Wentz Can Win An MVP Someday

    Alshon Jeffery Believes Carson Wentz Can Win An MVP Someday

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    The Eagles re-signed offensive lineman Stefen Wisniewski to a three-year deal Friday morning, with a reported salary of $9 million. This past year the receiver was healthy but missed four games due to an National Football League suspension for the use of banned performance enhancers.
  • Top players being re-signed by the Miami Dolphins

    Top players being re-signed by the Miami Dolphins

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    Timmons, who turns 31 in May, leaves the Steelers after 10 solid seasons in which he recorded 100 or more tackles six times. Timmons has active streaks of 120 consecutive games played and 101 starts, which are the longest active streaks in the National Football League among linebackers.
  • Kawhi Leonard vaults himself into the NBA MVP conversation

    Kawhi Leonard vaults himself into the NBA MVP conversation

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    The Spurs star bolstered his case for Most Valuable Player, single-handedly burying the Houston Rockets with a clutch 3-pointer on one end and a monster block of James Harden on the other. Wright that Leonard's mentality is what sets him apart from the majority of National Basketball Association players and makes him one of the league's elite.
  • ACC Tournament Picks: Will Duke pull off small upset vs. Louisville? 3/9/17

    ACC Tournament Picks: Will Duke pull off small upset vs. Louisville? 3/9/17

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    Jaron Blossomgame leads the Tigers averaging 17.3 points and 6.2 rebounds per game. The Duke Blue Devils are 23-8 this season and they closed out the season losing 3 of their last 4 games. The Tigers are now 19-63 all-time in ACC Tournament play and 3-6 under head coach Brad Brownell. N.C. State is one of the weaker teams in the ACC, as such Clemson should be able to move on to the second round at least.
  • Mkhitaryan's away goal boosts Man United but new-look defence concedes

    Mkhitaryan's away goal boosts Man United but new-look defence concedes

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    And the Special One made sure his team were ready to mix it up by deploying a five-man defence along with a number of physically-big players in midfield and attack. Jose Mourinho , Manager of Manchester United walks off after the Premier League match between Manchester United and AFC Bournemouth at Old Trafford on March 4, 2017 in Manchester, England.
  • Patriots acquire TE Dwayne Allen in trade with Colts

    Patriots acquire TE Dwayne Allen in trade with Colts

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    Tuesday, they agreed to a three-year contract with impending free-agent tight end Jack Doyle . But that never truly materialized because Gronkowski was limited to just eight games because of hamstring and back injuries. Apparently, the decision to re-sign Doyle was made with trading Allen in mind. With last year's starting nose tackle David Parry facing multiple felony charges after his recent arrest in Arizona, the Colts could have an even more pronounced need there.
  • With DeSean Jackson, the Buccaneers Finally Get Their Deep Threat

    With DeSean Jackson, the Buccaneers Finally Get Their Deep Threat

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    Financial terms of the deal were not yet disclosed. His presence allows Winston to go for the home run ball more often than not, given Jackson's speed and ability to stretch the field. That was the best average for any player who caught 50 or more balls and he only seemed to get stronger as the season progressed, Jackson averaging 24.45 yards per catch on the last 22 receptions he made a year ago.
  • Cowboys plan to release QB Tony Romo, per reports

    Cowboys plan to release QB Tony Romo, per reports

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    The team can free up $5.1 million in salary cap space in 2017 by trading or releasing Romo. No other details have been released about the possible upcoming release and it is not clear how the Cowboys will handle the remaining money they owe Romo, but they do have a couple options.
  • UM Basketball Charter Plane Slides Off Runway in Ypsilanti

    UM Basketball Charter Plane Slides Off Runway in Ypsilanti

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    Wednesday's high winds led to some tense moments on the runway for the University of Michigan's men's basketball team. "There were no injuries reported, according to my daughter". The Wolverines are scheduled to face IL in the second round of the Big Ten tournament Thursday at 12 p.m. ET. "Our team and everyone in our travel party is safe", the statement continued.