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'Barca in very high spirits for Juve'

'Barca in very high spirits for Juve'

Barcelona very almost crashed out of the tournament in the Round of 16 after a 4-0 first leg defeat to Paris Saint-Germain, but completed an incredible comeback to win 6-1 with the last kick of the game. "The draw is the draw, there are no easy teams in the quarterfinals but we always get tough ties", he said. "I respect Juve a lot". Juve will welcome Barca to Turin for the first leg on Tuesday 11th April, and Nedved is not bothered about the prospect of concluding the tie at Camp Nou on ... Read More

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Kevin Love and Kyle Korver should return soon for Cavs

But just beyond the four-week mark, Love believes he will be back on the floor for game action during the upcoming road trip. Greg Swartz is the Cleveland Cavaliers Lead Writer for Bleacher Report. By moving players back into their traditional role, Cleveland hopes to return to where it was a year ago, when it finished the season 10th best in defensive rating. Read More

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Indian Wells: Sickness forces Nick Kyrgios out of match against Roger Federer

At just 21, Kyrgios is also the youngest player to have snared the scalps of Federer, Nadal, Djokovic, Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka, though his success over Murray came past year at the non-sanctioned Hopman Cup. Now ranked No: 16, Kyrgios has reminded us again of his killer instinct that could make him a Grand Slam champion one day, as we are nearly done with waiting to see a Grigor Dimitrov, Kei Nishikori, or Milos Raonic - the trio who have been lingering in the sub-zone since long - do ... Read More

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Willian starts as injured Eden Hazard ruled out

Willian starts as injured Eden Hazard ruled out

The Blues now sit a whopping ten points clear at the top of the table and could increase their advantage to 13 points ahead of Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool all playing tomorrow. Diego Costa became embroiled in running battles with Stoke's defenders, who appeared to try to wind up the volatile striker as he endured a frustrating afternoon chasing his 50th Premier league goal. Read More

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College basketball: MI vs. Okla. State: Who has greater edge?

College basketball: MI vs. Okla. State: Who has greater edge?

Trends of note: MI is 6-0 on neutral ground this season and the Cowboys have gone Under the Total a flawless 5-0 in their last 5 NCAA Tournament affairs as an oddsmaker opening underdog between a pick'em and 6.5 points. 3 How reliant are they on Bridges and who can step up if he has an off game? Their physicality and inside play and [Sophie] Brunner is as good as they get. Read More

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US Women's Hockey calls USA Hockey response 'misleading'

The US women's hockey team are planning to boycott the world championships in MI next month because they are exhausted of being treated "like an afterthought" by their under-fire federation. "To voluntarily take ourselves out of the running to (repeat) is not easy, but it's what's right and we're asking for what's right and fair", forward Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson said by phone. Read More

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Eddie Jones: "Ireland will come with a lot of emotion"

It confronts Colleen with a dilemma best solved by the smallest of Red Rose victories at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. I can't say more than that. "I was just happy to add and help the team in any way I could". England produced their best rugby of the Six Nations against Scotland , scoring seven tries with centre Jonathan Joseph crowning some impressively slick moves with a hat-trick as Scotland's defence was shredded time after time. Read More

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Top Cornerback Sidney Jones Suffers Leg Injury

Top Cornerback Sidney Jones Suffers Leg Injury

Washington CB Sidney Jones, consensus first-round National Football League draft prospect, leaves pro day on a cart after suffering apparent left leg injury. After the conclusion of his workout, Baker - a teammate of Jones' for three seasons on Montlake - said he was on his way to visit Jones in the Huskies' training room. Read More

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Luis Enrique reveals he got injured during Sergi Roberto celebrations

Luis Enrique reveals he got injured during Sergi Roberto celebrations

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. Displaying his unique creative talent, speed and audacity, Camp Nou witnessed the blossoming of a true team leader on Wednesday. I spoke to the Barca players - they told me it was over. Read More

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Falcons interested in pass-rusher Nick Perry

Falcons interested in pass-rusher Nick Perry

According to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport , the Packers and Perry agreed on a five-year deal worth $60 million . There's another $5 million in per-game roster bonuses and workout bonuses , sources said. But after Thursday, it's clear what the Packers think of Perry. He has 28 starts in five seasons. Green Bay's pass rush has registered 328 combined sacks since 2009, trailing only Minnesota (399) and Denver (331) for most in the National Football League over the past eight seasons. Read More

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Six Nations 2017: Scotland 'more than capable' of Twickenham win - Stuart Hogg

Six Nations 2017: Scotland 'more than capable' of Twickenham win - Stuart Hogg

After wins against Ireland and Wales, Scotland could take the Triple Crown as well as the Calcutta Cup. "International rugby is about taking risks not standing still and seeing what the opposition do so we have to be all guns blazing". Contenders: Scotland travel to Twickenham on a high. England: Brown; Nowell, Joseph, Farrell, Daly; Ford, Youngs; Hughes, Haskell, Itoje, Lawes, Launchbury, Cole, Hartley (capt), Marler. Read More

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Mourinho fumes at Rostov pitch

Mourinho fumes at Rostov pitch

The first half was more quiet and there was nothing special, I'm happy to score but we conceded. Mourinho added that he is unsure as to whether he should risk playing Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who has only just returned to the squad after injury, per Samuel Luckhurst in the Manchester Evening News . Read More

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Mourinho goes about juggling United side as Zlatan prepares to miss 3

Mourinho goes about juggling United side as Zlatan prepares to miss 3

Manchester United anticipate Ibrahimovic, 35, to remain at Old Trafford for at the very least an additional year, although the Swede is yet to verify if he will certainly occupy the 12-month expansion alternative on his existing bargain. Jose Mourinho will however be able to call on Ibrahimovic's services for United's two-legged affair with Russian outfit Rostov. Ibrahimovic has been a key player for Manchester United in front of goal this season and has already notched up 26, proving the ... Read More

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Martellus Bennett says goodbye to Patriots fans on Twitter

Martellus Bennett says goodbye to Patriots fans on Twitter

According to Jason La Canfora, the Bills are among the teams who have shown interest in Patriots free-agent tight end Martellus Bennett. Allen had been replaced by Jack Doyle as the Colts starting tight end. It's already been an eventful offseason for the Colts, who have lost outside linebacker Robert Mathis, punter Pat McAfee and offensive lineman Joe Reitz to retirement. Read More

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New system could give Barcelona a chance against PSG

Luis Enrique: "If I could write a script for a Champions League game against PSG it would be similar to our last two games: score a lot of goals , the players can gain confidence and the team comes out stronger". Barcelona: Ter Stegen, Mascherano, Pique, Umtiti, Rafinha, Rakitic, Busquets, Iniesta, Messi, Suarez, Neymar. Indeed, the results from over a third of Enrique's home games as Barca coach would be good enough to at least force the game to extra time. Read More

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