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Iniesta is expected to continue his playing career in the Chinese Super League later this year. "I have thought about my decision through for a long time". Accompanied by his family and seemingly holding back tears, the Barca youth product who scored the extra-time winning goal at the 2010 World Cup final against the Netherlands was at pains to explain the difficulty in taking the decision.
  • Steelers select WR James Washington in Round Two

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    Steelers gave up the No. 79 and No. 220 picks. It appears this could be a move by Pittsburgh to help find an eventual replacement for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger . As 213 pounds, Washington also has the strength to be an effective blocker in the run game and brings a kind of physicality the Steelers have long valued in their receiving group.
  • Chiefs select defensive lineman in second round of NFL Draft

    Chiefs select defensive lineman in second round of NFL Draft

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    Nnadi becomes the second FSU player selected in the draft, joining safety Derwin James, who was selected with the No. 17 pick in the first round by the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday. As a senior, he racked up 10 tackles for loss, including 3.5 sacks. They have a glaring need for a cornerback, pass rusher and defensive lineman, though tight end and offensive line are also possibilities.
  • Ronald Acuna: Batting sixth in major-league debut

    Ronald Acuna: Batting sixth in major-league debut

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    Johan Camargo doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning and A.J. Minter nailed down his first career save as the Atlanta Braves beat the host Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Wednesday. The Atlanta Braves got a taste of it during spring training the last two seasons as this is not Acuna's first season being the talk of Braves camp. Bailey hasn't faced Atlanta since the 2014 season, mostly because of multiple injuries.
  • Sweden fail to tempt Ibrahimovic into comeback for the World Cup

    Sweden fail to tempt Ibrahimovic into comeback for the World Cup

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    Mid-way through April, Ibrahimovic told Jimmy Kimmel Live! that he would be going to the World Cup , but was vague on details. The 36-year-old striker, who recently left Manchester United to join LA Galaxy , had hinted that he might resume his 116-cap career with Sweden , having retired from worldwide duty two years ago.
  • Kevin Hart Says DJ Khaled's Miami Heat Prediction Is

    Kevin Hart Says DJ Khaled's Miami Heat Prediction Is "Blasphemy"

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    They're next on my bucket list of making sure I'm there for them. Kevin Hart has been a major part of the current Philadelphia 76ers series against the Miami Heat , showing up courtside for numerous games and getting namedropped by Dwyane Wade for his Game 2 performance.
  • Celtics' Marcus Smart Hoping To Return For Game 6

    Celtics' Marcus Smart Hoping To Return For Game 6

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    In fact, with the game-winning tip-in on Sunday, he is ideal on go-ahead shots in the final 20 seconds of regulation this season. That doesn't mean he's guaranteed to play Tuesday night in Game 5 of the team's first-round National Basketball Association playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks , though.
  • Horford, Smart lift Celtics over Bucks 92-87 for 3-2 lead

    Horford, Smart lift Celtics over Bucks 92-87 for 3-2 lead

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    Sixers fans will not know their official second round series schedule until either April 26 or April 28. According to Sports Media Watch , the second round of the National Basketball Association playoffs is slated to start on Monday, April 30, but could be moved up to as soon as Saturday, April 28.
  • Gronkowski announces he'll return for 2018 season

    Gronkowski announces he'll return for 2018 season

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    Gronkowski had raised concerns recently with his activity off the field, while missing the Patriots' first set of voluntary offseason workouts and considering whether he would return at all. Baker Mayfield is a very interesting player to watch in this 2018 NFL Draft. Rapopport added that Gronkowski might not actually be back with the Patriots until their mandatory minicamp in June, unless his deal gets sweetened before then.
  • Yankees top Twins for 4th straight win

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    Rookie Miguel Andujar homered and doubled to extend his barrage of extra-base hits , Didi Gregorius had a grand slam and NY hammered Minnesota for the Yankees' first three-game winning streak under new manager Aaron Boone . Sadly for him and for the Twins, that streak ended with an 0-for-4 performance against the Yankees. When he was with the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2014, he batted just.137 against lefties, but that has steadily improved; this season, he is batting.333 against them.
  • Mo Salah PFA Player Of The Year

    Mo Salah PFA Player Of The Year

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    I'm very proud to win and I've worked very hard". He was voted for as the best player in the league this season by fellow professional footballers playing in England. With 28 goals and 56 points, Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski is also still within touching distance of the top trio, but also has only three games left to add to his total in the Bundesliga.
  • Chelsea's FA Cup win headline an emotional Sunday

    Chelsea's FA Cup win headline an emotional Sunday

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    Struggling Saints, who are in serious danger of Premier League relegation, could have also benefited from VAR in last weekend's league defeat to the Blues when Marcos Alonso escaped a red card after standing on the leg of Shane Long . Man United last won the competition two years ago against Crystal Palace. Three thoughts from the FA Cup semifinal as Chelsea edged Southampton 2-0 to set up a date with Manchester United.
  • Manchester City beats Swansea 5-0

    Manchester City beats Swansea 5-0

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    Considering the chances created, City could easily have racked up double figures in goals, but settled for five and Guardiola took the opportunity to give some squad players a run-out. De Bruyne has been the star man of the season for Manchester City , never mind this game. There are some hits that are just so pure, so instinctual, so well struck and so fucking powerful that they defy everything we thought we knew about sport.
  • Man United good enough to win Prem - Lukaku

    Man United good enough to win Prem - Lukaku

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    Victory ensured Conte will pit his wits against rival Jose Mourinho in the final on 19 May, although the Italian attempted to play down suggestions that the duel between the two fierce competitors is as significant as the clash itself. The Premier League teams stayed tied through the halftime whistle. I think we're building there and I think a case of especially in the last few months of playing some very big games.
  • Bucks even up series against Boston behind 27 points from Giannis Antetokounmpo

    Bucks even up series against Boston behind 27 points from Giannis Antetokounmpo

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    After losing a 20-point lead to Boston, the Bucks were determined not to lose another playoff game. Antetokounmpo scrapped for position with Tatum, quick-jumping for the tip as the ball came off the rim to the left. The opening minutes were a struggle for both teams but they eventually got things going after a sloppy two minutes of play. Al Horford followed with two foul shots to tie the game at 102 with 29 seconds remaining.
  • PFA 'wrong to go for Mohamed Salah'

    PFA 'wrong to go for Mohamed Salah'

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    After lifting the PFA Player of the Year award, as Klopp alluded to, Liverpool's attention now turns to Tuesday's huge Champions League semi-final first-leg with Salah's ex-club Roma . I always think about the team, I don't think about myself", Salah said. "So the team help me a lot, honestly, to perform and be in that shape". "I'm very excited and we will see in the next three games".
  • Nicaragua social security system changes spark protests, looting

    Nicaragua social security system changes spark protests, looting

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    Earlier in the day, Pope Francis said at the Vatican that he was "very worried" about the situation in Nicaragua and echoed the call of local bishops for an end to all violence. Less than 24 hours later, he addressed the Nicaraguan people again to announce the pension changes had been scrapped. Luis Herrera, rector of the cathedral, said on Saturday that agents of the National Police went into the church's grounds "shooting their weapons", something the security force denied, despite ...