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The towering striker was bundled to the floor by an overmatched Gerard Pique, earning the home side a penalty that skipper Daniele De Rossi dispatched coolly. And after substitute Stephan El Shaarawy had been denied by a last-ditch save by Ter Stegen at the back post in the 79th minute, Manolas nodded Cengiz Under's cross past the German to make it 4-4 on aggregate with eight minutes left to play.
  • Van Dijk: There are ways to stop Mo Salah but…

    Van Dijk: There are ways to stop Mo Salah but…

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    The Egypt global is one of the frontrunners to win the prize but the winger faces competition for Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne . Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was less circumspect about Salah's chances of winning the Player of the Year, saying the Egypt worldwide should "100 percent" take home top honours.
  • MLB Predictions: Will Giants & Dodgers Stay in Offensive Funk? 3/30/18

    MLB Predictions: Will Giants & Dodgers Stay in Offensive Funk? 3/30/18

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    Cardinals 5, Mets 1: Paul DeJong had the first multihomer game of his big-league career, Luke Weaver held the Mets to one run in five innings, and St. In doing so, Panik, 27, became the first player of all-time to hit a home run in back-to-back 1-0 wins. The 1988 Orioles, who lost their first 21 games, scored two.
  • Nigerians speak their minds to Anthony Joshua

    Nigerians speak their minds to Anthony Joshua

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    Parker's next steps are not known as of yet, but he had expressed is eagerness at a potential rematch with AJ shortly after the fight should it be accepted. Nobody buys that! Wilder is the undefeated WBC champ and after seven successful title defenses, he has nothing left to prove. "We are prepared to meet as soon as possible, anywhere, anytime, and when I meet Matchroom I will have the authority to make the deal".
  • England extend lead to 142 at tea in 2nd test

    England extend lead to 142 at tea in 2nd test

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    England have had a long and tough winter schedule but they enjoyed a good day in Christchurch with both bat and ball. But things are looking wholly more positive now, with Joe Root and Dawid Malan at the crease looking to kick on when play resumes.
  • Mets Blast Cardinals In Callaway's Debut As Manager

    Mets Blast Cardinals In Callaway's Debut As Manager

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    He also walked six batters. Yadier Molina hit a two-run homer in the second inning, the fourth opening day homer of his career. He had 10 strikeouts and no walks over six innings. New York's wealth (and hopes for this season) rests in the starting rotation as Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom, Matt Harvey and Steven Matz are all healthy and ready to shut down the National League.
  • Ogunbowale's shot lifts Notre Dame over UConn in OT thriller

    Ogunbowale's shot lifts Notre Dame over UConn in OT thriller

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    UConn was also heavy favorite in last year's tournament, but lost to Mississippi State in one of last year's semifinal games. Notre Dame ended the Huskies' unbeaten run as Arike Ogunbowale's jumper from the corner with 1 second left lifted the Irish past UConn , 91-89.
  • Brewers top Padres in 12 innings

    Brewers top Padres in 12 innings

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    One of the rebuilding Padres' top prospects, he allowed three runs and seven hits in 4 2-3 innings, with one strikeout and no walks. "For a guy just sitting there all day to come in, get a good read and have the guts to go and be safe, that was big for us", Padres manager Andy Green said.
  • EPL: Wilshere reveals Wenger asked him to leave Arsenal

    EPL: Wilshere reveals Wenger asked him to leave Arsenal

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    At the time of the pair's discussion, Wilshere had returned from a loan spell at Bournemouth created to improve his all-round fitness and provide much-needed first-team action. "There's more young players, there's more of a group I think and there's more of a plan towards the future". The Metro say a number of Premier League clubs are continuing to monitor Evans' situation at the Hawthorns with the Baggies destined for relegation under Alan Pardew.
  • Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly calls his Opening Day effort 'pathetic'

    Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly calls his Opening Day effort 'pathetic'

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    Let's face it. We all want to feel good about the places we live or work. "Everybody greeted me with a bunch of energy, a bunch of love", he said of the party that continued in the clubhouse. Quite the fun feat on what has already been a pretty fun opening day. Rays opening day got off to an unexpected start this morning when St. Petersburg Fire Rescue was called to Tropicana Field to put out what team officials called "a small grease fire" on the 300 level.
  • City of Morganton Easter egg hunt rescheduled

    City of Morganton Easter egg hunt rescheduled

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    Students in the class participate in a work experience, typically working with elementary school teachers in the Newton school district. Due to weather, the Louisville Zoo's Eggstravaganza egg hunt will be rescheduled to March 31 . Those who find the golden eggs will get a special prize. If you're looking for Easter events to enjoy with your children this year, read on. Once the helicopter sends down its colorful bounty, "we'll unleash the hounds, so to speak", Thiessen said.
  • Jim clocking up the miles for Man City

    Jim clocking up the miles for Man City

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    The 23-year-old winger, who earns an estimated £180,000 a week and could command a £100 million ($140 million, 114 million euros) transfer fee, is under contract at the Etihad until 2020 but City manager Pep Guardiola understands Sterling is a tempting target for rival teams.
  • Venus Williams Beaten By Qualifier Danielle Collins At Miami Open

    Venus Williams Beaten By Qualifier Danielle Collins At Miami Open

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    I mean, I've idolized her my whole life. Specifically, her shoes and shirt were proudly displayed with Leo's name. "I was just trying to play my game and I'm really happy with the way I finished". "You don't have to do it the traditional way", Williams said. KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) - John Isner moved one step closer to the biggest title of his 14-year career by beating a tired Juan Martin del Potro 6-1, 7-6 (2) Friday in the semifinals of the Miami Open.
  • Australia cricket coach quits while captain breaks down in tears

    Australia cricket coach quits while captain breaks down in tears

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    Smith, who spoke to the media upon landing in Sydney , tendered an unconditional apology to the entire country and cricket fraternity. Smith and batsmen David Warner and Cameron Bancroft have been banned by Cricket Australia for the incident in the third Test against South Africa.
  • Ball tampering plot: Smith, Warner banned for 12 months

    Ball tampering plot: Smith, Warner banned for 12 months

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    Cricket Australia (CA)'s probe into the ball-tampering episode that has tarnished the image of the Baggy Green has reached its logical conclusion. Wicketkeeper Tim Paine is to take over the captaincy for the fourth and final Test starting in Johannesburg tomorrow, with hosts South Africa leading 2-1 as Matt Renshaw, Glenn Maxwell and Joe Burns fly to South Africa to replace the exiled trio.
  • Grant Hill, Steve Nash, Jason Kidd Headed To Hall Of Fame

    Grant Hill, Steve Nash, Jason Kidd Headed To Hall Of Fame

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    Kidd had 12,091 assists and is eighth all-time with 8.7 assists per game. Kidd , a 10-time All-Star who won a title with the Mavericks in 2011, also ranks second behind Stocking with 2,684 career steals and third with 107 triple-doubles, behind Oscar Robertson and Magic Johnson.