• Aston Villa promoted to Premier League after beating Derby at Wembley
Aston Villa promoted to Premier League after beating Derby at Wembley

From 1975 to to 2016, Villa was in the top flight for every season but one. "They just need to think about Monday". Lampard's knowledge of Chelsea's management structure means he may have an advantage over Mourinho if that role is to be his destiny, yet his priority for now is ending his first season as a manager on the ultimate high note.

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  • Warriors’ Steve Kerr is in awe of Raptors super fan’s story
Warriors’ Steve Kerr is in awe of Raptors super fan’s story

Raptors: Just making the Finals can be viewed as a victory for the Raptors, who have never made it there before in franchise history. "So, it's unbelievable to know that I get to play against my former team in the NBA Finals". The Raptors' 58-24 regular-season record means Golden State - 57-25 in the regular season - will begin its quest for...

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  • Drake is really canceled after Game 4
Drake is really canceled after Game 4

Despite the stellar play of Milwaukee's two best players, combined with the breakout from the Raptors' supporting cast, the Bucks failed to secure the victory, losing by the final score of 120-102. "We got punched. They played really well". While he was flying back to Toronto again Tuesday morning to play in Game 4, he had time to reflect o...

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  • Jorginho would be surprised to see 'relaxed' Sarri leave Chelsea
Jorginho would be surprised to see 'relaxed' Sarri leave Chelsea

But Chelsea won't make any decisions on his future until after the Europa League Final in Baku next week, and reportedly would let him leave for Juventus if the Serie A side pays a $7 million fee. Derby boss Lampard would be a hugely popular choice among Chelsea fans with time and patience running out on Sarri with the final seen as win-or-b...

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  • Kohli’s India boast firepower to make World Cup charge
Kohli’s India boast firepower to make World Cup charge

It's a festival for all the cricket fanatics around the world. Kohli banished his own English demons a year ago when he comfortably finished as the leading scorer in the test series and second highest scorer in ODIs even though England won both.

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  • Banged up Sharks rack up injuries in Game 5
Banged up Sharks rack up injuries in Game 5

The Sharks also dealt with a number of injuries in the third period, as Erik Karlsson , Tomas Hertl , Joe Pavelski and Joonas Donskoi all missed some or all of the final frame. This a tough offense to keep down two games in a row and we also note that they are 5-1 in their last six games after scoring two goals or less. We feel comfortable ha...

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  • Blazers head home for Game 3, down 2-0 to Golden State
Blazers head home for Game 3, down 2-0 to Golden State

It was a much better game than we played in game one. "I don't think it's something that's affecting my game", said Lillard, who is shooting 32.6 from the floor and has nearly as many turnovers (14) as field goals (15) in the West finals.

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  • Is Kylian Mbappe leaving PSG?
Is Kylian Mbappe leaving PSG?

He has scored 59 goals in 86 games for PSG, winning two league titles and one French Cup, but they were knocked out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage by Manchester United . His words will alert Real Madrid , any other club who could afford him, with the Spanish side expecting a big outlay on transfers this summer after a really poo...

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  • Pliskova wins Italian Open for biggest clay title of career
Pliskova wins Italian Open for biggest clay title of career

Speaking to reporters later, Djokovic said, "I was just running out of fuel a little bit today". "She played really smart with the drop shots", Bertens said. Konta dominated the deciding set, breaking Bertens' serve twice, though she needed four match points to seal the win, having made three unforced errors at 40-0 in the final game.

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  • Warriors To Face Trail Blazers Tuesday In Western Conference Finals
Warriors To Face Trail Blazers Tuesday In Western Conference Finals

Damian Lillard had a rough shooting day, scoring 13 points on 3-of-17 shooting (5-of-6 from the free throw line). The win punches their ticket to the Western Conference Finals - their first since 2000 - where they will take on the Golden State Warriors .

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  • Michigan’s John Beilein named new coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers
Michigan’s John Beilein named new coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers

Beilein, who was head coach at Le Moyne College in Syracuse earlier in his career, has signed a five-year deal, Wojnarowski tweeted. After almost thirty years and 571 wins in Division I basketball, Beilein will attempt to test his mettle at the game's highest level with a team facing one of the biggest turnaround efforts in the league.

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  • Liverpool will not suffer title-race hangover, says sports psychologist
Liverpool will not suffer title-race hangover, says sports psychologist

But, thanks to City's come-from-behind win at Brighton, Liverpool's 29-year wait for English football's biggest prize will continue for another year. They then flew back to Manchester to continue the party with around 10,000 City fans at a hastily-arranged event at the Etihad Stadium. "If I would start telling you all the positive things about ...

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  • Warriors owner hopes to keep Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson together 'forever'
Warriors owner hopes to keep Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson together 'forever'

With each early playoff exit, the Rockets vow to find a way to defeat the Warriors and get their first championship since winning back-to-back titles in 1994-95. "I was telling myself that if I could get on the court and play consistent minutes, I could do something", Curry said. "Clint is a classy guy and he'll learn from this", coach Mike D'A...

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  • After Masters' bet, man goes big on Tiger to win Slam
After Masters' bet, man goes big on Tiger to win Slam

He placed the bet at 100-1 odds, so if Tiger wins the final three majors of the season-next week's PGA Championship , the U.S. Open (June 13-16) and the British Open (July 18-21)-Adducci would win $10 million. San Diegan Phil Mickelson chose not to play in his hometown tour stop, the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, for the first time in hi...

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  • Milwaukee Bucks vs. Boston Celtics - 5/8/19 NBA - Playoffs Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Boston Celtics - 5/8/19 NBA - Playoffs Pick, Odds, and Prediction

I mean, he shot 22 on the game. "Like I said, everything has checked out fine". The Celtics are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 road games, 20-5-2 ATS in their last 27 Wednesday games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest. The Bucks went 27-14 on the road in the regular season, which tied them with the two-time defending champion ...

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  • Alisson to wear
Alisson to wear "one-off" goalkeeper jersey in Liverpool’s clash with Barcelona

For the second year in a row, Barcelona have crashed out of the Champions League in epic fashion after suffering a 4-0 defeat to Liverpool in their Champions League semifinals second leg on Tuesday night at Anfield in Liverpool . "Celebrating the goal last week, people know the importance of scoring in a Champions League semi-final", Sua...

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  • Why Chelsea's two remaining league games are far harder than they look
Why Chelsea's two remaining league games are far harder than they look

No longer is he being talked about as the best goalkeeper in the world. Fourth-placed Chelsea hold a three-point advantage over sixth-placed United with two games remaining. "We support each other", the manager said after the draw with Chelsea . Arsenal - 66 pointsMuch of the good work done by Unai Emery over nine months to rebuild the Gun...

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  • Raptors In Trouble Without Pascal Siakam
Raptors In Trouble Without Pascal Siakam

His 26-foot step-back jumper over Embiid with 1:01 left on the clock was perhaps the toughest shot he took all night, and it put the Raps up by four at a crucial time. "I came off a pick-and-roll". Like I said before, it's not about just me and him on the floor - I'm trying to beat the whole Sixers team. Lowry and the Raptors traditionally boun...

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  • Blue Jackets Win Game 3, Take 2-1 Series Lead Over Bruins
Blue Jackets Win Game 3, Take 2-1 Series Lead Over Bruins

In Game 1 of the Boston-Columbus series, Marchand sneakily stepped on Cam Atkinson's stick, breaking it at the face-off. The mistakes and poor play is something those in junior hockey are not doing. The Blue Jackets didn't take the deficit lying down, although their first goal did come with significant help. Patrice Bergeron added another wit...

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  • Leading Liverpool and untouchable one-on-one - Van Dijk in Opta numbers
Leading Liverpool and untouchable one-on-one - Van Dijk in Opta numbers

The trophy has extremely long legs, similar to those of the former England striker. The tweet spread like wildfire gaining 23 000 retweets and 147 000 likes. Only two defenders have previously won the award and the Dutchman added: "If you see the standard of strikers or playmakers we have in the league, it's unbelievable".

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