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Mourinho named Premier League manager of the season

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has been named Premier League manager of the season. Mourinho guided Chelsea to their first Premier League title in five years earlier this month which completed a domestic double, the Blues having beaten Tottenham in the Capital One Cup final at Wembley in March. The Portuguese, in his second spell at Stamford Bridge, scoops the gong ahead of fellow nominees...
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French Open draw: More bad news for slumping Nadal

  Rafael Nadal could face top-ranked Novak Djokovic in the French Open quarterfinals, the toughest draw the nine-time champion has faced since becoming the "King of Clay." Nadal has fallen to No. 7 in the ATP rankings since coming back from injuries, making him the sixth-seeded player at Roland Garros. He has lost five times on clay this season. At the French Open, the Spaniard...
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F1 will invite companies to bid to become sole tire supplier

MONACO (AP) Formula One's governing body has invited companies to bid to become the sole supplier of F1 tires for a three-year period starting in 2017. Pirelli has been the sole supplier since 2011 and has a deal running until the end of next year. Governing body FIA wants applications by June 17, and candidates must meet technical and safety requirements to be considered. As part...
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Manchester United strongly linked with Bayern star Schweinsteiger

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is reportedly interested in signing Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger this summer. Although he spent £150million ($234.62m) on six new players last summer, Van Gaal has been assured that he will be given sizeable funds to improve the squad in the close season if he deems it necessary. With Michael Carrick turning 34 this summer...
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HOF QB Kelly: 'There's no doubt' Brady knew about Deflategate

The NFL owners meetings may be over, but one topic in the sport refuses to go away. Yup, Deflategate. The latest person to voice his opinion on the subject is former Buffalo Bills quarterback and Hall of Famer Jim Kelly. So it's safe to say the guys knows a thing or two about playing quarterback and handling footballs. Appearing with a panel on CBS Sports' "We Need to Talk," Kelly...
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Jacob deGrom tosses best outing of career, dominates streaking Cardinals

New York Mets starter Jacob deGrom had an outing on Thursday that was not only the best of his career but also had historical significance for the franchise, shutting down the red-hot St. Louis Cardinals in the process. When the Cardinals' second hitter, Matt Carpenter, singled in the top of the first in Thursday afternoon's game, it looked as though deGrom would become the next...
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Nadal could face Djokovic in French Open quarterfinals

PARIS (AP) Rafael Nadal could face top-ranked Novak Djokovic in the French Open quarterfinals, the toughest draw the nine-time champion has faced since becoming the ''King of Clay.'' Nadal has fallen to No. 7 in the ATP rankings since coming back from injuries, making him the sixth-seeded player at Roland Garros. He has lost five times on clay this season. At the French Open, the...
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Swansea City-Crystal Palace Preview

The accomplishments of Garry Monk's first full season in charge of Swansea City are already set in stone, and after their latest loss, qualifying for Europe won't be among them. That doesn't diminish a club-record point total and the Swans' highest finish ever, which they'll try to pad Sunday against a Crystal Palace side seeking some club records of their own. Swansea (16-8-13)...
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Why Terry Collins didn't let Jacob deGrom go the distance in gem

New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom was three outs away from a potential one-hit gem that would have served as the first complete game shutout of his career. Only, manager Terry Collins pulled him out of the game after the eighth inning, denying him a shot to finish his masterpiece and potentially retire the remaining three batters of the game to swell his total to 26 consecutive...
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Nats GM: Bottom line is Harper 'needs to stay in the game'

There have been many opinions expressed about whether Bryce Harper's ejection from the Washington Nationals' game on Wednesday was deserved, the majority of which err in Harper's favor. Nats general manager and president of baseball operations Mike Rizzo has a different perspective on the matter. Regardless of whether Harper did or did not deserve to be tossed from the game, his...
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Rodgers expects Sterling to see out remaining two years of contract

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers expects Raheem Sterling to see out the remaining two years of his contract irrespective of his current dispute with the club. The 20-year-old and his agent Aidy Ward were due to meet the Reds boss and chief executive Ian Ayre on Friday to re-open talks halted in March after the rejection of a £100,000-a-week offer. However, the club cancelled the...
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West Ham United-Newcastle United Preview

There have been many storied moments in the vast 122-year history of Newcastle United. A loss at St James' Park to West Ham United on Sunday could potentially add another chapter, but for all the wrong reasons as the Magpies try to avoid what would be an epic late-season collapse to stay in the top flight. It has been a wild roller coaster ride for the Tyne side, which started off...
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Ben Revere says he's unfazed by trade rumors

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Ben Revere has been making headlines recently, and not just for the consecutive three-hit games he had earlier in the week. With a logjam looming in the Phillies' outfield, reports have detailed that the team has put him on the trading block and has even been in talks with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for a potential deal involving him. Despite...
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Osaka, Yokohama picked as 2015 Club World Cup host cities

ZURICH (AP) FIFA says Osaka and Yokohama will be host cities for the 2015 Club World Cup in Japan. The Nagai Stadium in Osaka previously hosted the athletics world championships in 2007 and three matches at the 2002 World Cup. The International Stadium in Yokohama staged the 2002 World Cup final and has previously hosted six Club World Cup finals. The Club World Cup includes champions...
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Dan Uggla focused on being good teammate in new role

Dan Uggla's days of hitting 30 home runs, driving in 90 runs, and making the All-Star team are well behind him, as are the days of being an everyday starter, a realization Uggla has embraced with the Washington Nationals. After starting at second base for the first eight years of his MLB career, Uggla was fuming last season when he lost his starting job with the Atlanta Braves to...
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Utley turning it around at the plate after horrendous start

Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is currently hitting .169 with a .250 on-base percentage, by no means laudable figures, but they are quite an improvement for a player who was hitting a point below the .100 mark with a .175 on-base percentage two weeks ago. Since then, Utley has hit safely in 10 of the Phillies' last 12 games, injecting some pop into his bat after...
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FIFA scandals while Sepp Blatter has been president

GENEVA (AP) FIFA has been routinely called ''scandal-plagued'' for much of Sepp Blatter's 17-year presidential reign. Blatter has never been implicated in personal corruption, but FIFA has often seemed relaxed about wrongdoing linked to senior officials. Ahead of Blatter's bid for a fifth term on May 29, here are some of the ways soccer's governing body has earned its reputation...
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Free Agent Frenzy: Bucs SS Kang gets his chance

MLB.com used the word "deGrominance" in a headline to describe Jacob deGrom's excellent Thursday outing. As a writer who enjoys clever wordplay, I'm impressed, and will henceforth use that term whenever possible. See if you can find it in the article below. With that out of the way ... here's this season's sixth edition of Free Agent Frenzy. Please note that, as in past seasons,...
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Barcelona to make massive summer bid for Arsenal midfielder

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Barcelona plan to make a £50million-plus raid for Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey in the summer - despite their transfer embargo. David de Gea may be set to shun a summer switch to Spain to stay at Manchester...
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Taekwondo venue for Tokyo Games under review

TOKYO (AP) Taekwondo could become the latest sport to have its venue moved for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as part of a widening review into plans for the games. The Japan Taekwondo Federation says the head of the World Taekwondo Federation will visit the Japanese capital next month to inspect a facility at a convention center in Chiba prefecture, about a one-hour train ride outside...
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John Coates re-elected as head of sports arbitration court

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) Australian Olympic official John Coates has been re-elected president of the International Council of Arbitration for Sport. Coates, a Sydney-based lawyer, will serve a second term from 2015-18. He became the third ICAS president in 2010, succeeding Senegal's Judge Keba Mbaye. Coates is president of the Australian Olympic Committee and a vice president...
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Mark my words: Regular-season games coming to foreign cities soon

After covering this week’s Major League Baseball owners meetings in New York, I’m comfortable making a two-part prediction: MLB will play regular-season games in London and at least one site in Mexico during the next several years. Before going further, it’s important to note that MLB isn’t close on an agreement to host games in either place. In fact, commissioner Rob Manfred...
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Rockies cutting down on strikeouts

The Rockies finally ended their streak of seven straight double digit strikeout games on Wednesday. The team only struck out four times. Thursday the Rox didn’t strike out at all. Drew Stubbs, whose 31 strikeouts in 51 at-bats made him the biggest strikeout victim for the Rockies this year, was actually sent down to Triple A on Wednesday. His replacement, Brandon Barnes, went 4...
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Former Big East foes UConn, Syracuse agree to renew rivalry

  Former Big East rivals UConn and Syracuse have announced an agreement to play a home-and-home football series. Under the agreement, the Huskies will host to the Orange on September 24, 2016 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford and UConn will travel to the Carrier Dome on September 29, 2018. The teams played nine games from 2004-12, when both schools were members of the Big East...
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Padres doing their part to curb water usage amidst drought

Last month the Giants and Athletics revealed measures they were taking at their respective ballparks to curb their water usage amidst the drought in California. Per ABC 10 San Diego, the Padres mentioned measures that they would be taking at Petco Park. Among the measures: According to a team spokesman, the Padres are also considering the usage of more water efficient urinals and...
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