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Crystal Palace breathed new life into a title race that appeared to be foregone conclusion before their unexpected win at Stamford Bridge last weekend. Kieran Trippier stunned a volley across the face of goal and, although the Netherlands worldwide was partially unsighted by Watford defender Adrian Mariappa, Janssen inexplicably managed to hit the crossbar after the ball spun up off his thigh two yards from goal.
  • Patrick Ewing next Georgetown hoop coach

    Patrick Ewing next Georgetown hoop coach

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    In fact, Georgetown has reached the Big Dance only once in the last four seasons with that lone appearance happening in 2014-2015. The 54-year-old lead the Hoyas to a National Championship way back when in 1984. "I have been preparing to be a head coach for many years and can't wait to return to the Hilltop". Ewing is coming full circle to the school that catapulted him and that molded him as a basketball player.
  • Louis voters reject public funding for soccer stadium

    Louis voters reject public funding for soccer stadium

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    Before the Rams left for L.A., where the team eventually will play in a privately-financed stadium, the powers-that-be in St. Louis put together a package that wouldn't have required an election. FS Investors told San Diego media that MLS won't make its decision until after the November 7 vote. A member of the ownership group that sought an MLS franchise for St.
  • Korean Ryu So-yeon captures 2nd career LPGA major

    Korean Ryu So-yeon captures 2nd career LPGA major

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    Even Ryu, who made the last of her four birdies in a four-under 68 at the 18th to move atop the leaderboard, admitted her second major championship felt "weird". Colombian Camillo Villegas was also on the end of action taken by an eagle-eyed viewer in the Tournament of Champions in 2011 when he was disqualified for breaking a rule.
  • Removing Wenger won't end problems for Arsenal: Ex-defender Clichy

    Removing Wenger won't end problems for Arsenal: Ex-defender Clichy

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    City have nine Premier League games remaining while they are also still involved in the FA Cup. "I love this club", Wenger told television reporters at the Emirates Stadium. Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola believes that Chelsea "have the quality to compete" at the top of the Premier League and in Europe next season.
  • North Carolina holds on to beat OR 77-76 in Final Four

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    It was Meeks who came up with the clinching play, shaking off two missed free throws with 5.8 seconds left to beat Jordan Bell to a rebound when teammate Joel Berry followed with his own misses. A three by Dylan Ennis cut the North Carolina lead to 48-45, but Justin Jackson answered with a three to put UNC up six. "Since the beginning of the season that's what we worked for, moments like this", Silva said.
  • Americans return to the ice and beat Canada in World Tournament opener

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    Despite being wildly successful on the world stage, American women's ice hockey has been repeatedly degraded at home by its own governing body. The early win might not mean much. Barring a major upset, Canada will likely face the United States of America again in the gold-medal game. What made this American team unified and strong during the heavy-handed contraction negotiations is what makes the US players a force on the ice.
  • Man United: United miss top quintet for WBA clash

    Man United: United miss top quintet for WBA clash

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    The manager was also doubtful about midfielder Matt Phillips' return from a hamstring injury that he sustained against West Ham United in February. West Brom have won three of their last seven games against United since Sir Alex Ferguson left Old Trafford in 2013.
  • Suspended free agent safety TJ McDonald signs with Dolphins

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    Nickel cornerback Lamarcus Joyner is considered one of the main options to replace McDonald internally if they don't look towards the draft. A former third-round pick of the St. Hopefully whatever was going on in his life that cause the DUI is behind him and that he's able to get back on the field permanently. I definitely want to grow from (it).
  • Bears player calls Hernandez 'my guy' at double-murder trial

    Bears player calls Hernandez 'my guy' at double-murder trial

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    Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez testified against Hernandez on Thursday under a grant of immunity from prosecutors. The couple has a 4-year-old daughter together. Hernandez showed a brief smile after Thompson pointed him out in court. "Not necessarily", she said when Haggan asked if it was uncommon for Hernandez to call her at that hour.
  • Riots in Paris after police shoot Chinese man dead

    Riots in Paris after police shoot Chinese man dead

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    French police have repeatedly come under fire for alleged brutality during operations in deprived neighbourhoods. A parked vehicle was set on fire, with firefighters rushing to extinguish the blaze. Tear gas was shot during RT's live broadcast from the scene in Paris' 19th district where police faced off with the local Asian community for the second night running.
  • Owners, not public, must pay for new stadiums, Dolphins' owner says

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    The Oakland Raiders are a well-supported franchise with history in the Bay Area. "I respect the way he [Dolphins owner, Stephen Ross] stood up for what he believed in and then came up and said it". However, others say the move will give the franchise a boost and ensure the team has a suitable stadium to play home games in. The veteran linebacker shared on Twitter how this relocation by the Silver and Black would impact the Bay Area fans.