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Although he has performed well in his debut season at Parc des Princes, the notable lack of competition in French football means he is unlikely to contest for the Ballon d'Or that he so desperately wants. 'The football for him, if he is to be the best in the world, has to be in Spain. "If you're going to analyse, there's England, Spain, Italy, Germany - all different - but I'm talking about competitive football".
  • LeBron Scores 46 As Cavs Even Series

    LeBron Scores 46 As Cavs Even Series

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    James' 46 points, 12 rebounds, and five assists led the way for the Cavs. He scored the Cavs' first 16 points and single-handedly outscored IN in the first quarter 20-18. "It feels great to even this series up". With Oladipo off the floor, the Pacers didn't have an offensive answer to James. The x-rays came back negative, and he is expected to be ready for Game 3 on Friday.
  • Giants Are Cutting WR Brandon Marshall After One Season

    Giants Are Cutting WR Brandon Marshall After One Season

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    In October, his season was cut short due t him having to have surgery on his left ankle. Brandon Marshall should have realized that before sending out what is now an unfortunate post to his Instagram story on Wednesday. So, these last few years have been tough-last year with the Jets , this year with the Giants-but I'm hopeful that the next couple years for me will be some incredible years and some of my best work".
  • Wade turns back the clock and 76ers in Game 2 Heat victory

    Wade turns back the clock and 76ers in Game 2 Heat victory

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    Redick said it wasn't just physicality that made the Heat successful. As impressive as the winning streak was for the Sixers, a loss like this should be viewed as a wakeup call that defeating the Heat in this series is going to be anything but easy.
  • Premier League Preview: West Ham United vs. Stoke City

    Premier League Preview: West Ham United vs. Stoke City

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    Hammers missed a number of decent opportunities, but are now unbeaten in three Premier League matches. The Hammers are 14th in the table, six points clear of the relegation zone. It's newspaper O Jogo which reports West Ham's presence at the game, claiming there was one specific target they were keeping an eye on: Raul Jimenez.
  • Giroud says it was 'easy' to swap Arsenal for Chelsea

    Giroud says it was 'easy' to swap Arsenal for Chelsea

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    The France striker, who joined from Arsenal in January, then completed the sensational comeback 12 minutes from time , finding the bottom-right corner from 14 yards to secure all three points, and he acknowledged he has been itching to get off the mark.
  • Novak Djokovic rues rushing injury comeback after winning start in Monte Carlo

    Novak Djokovic rues rushing injury comeback after winning start in Monte Carlo

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    Back to No. 1 in the world with a ton of points to defend over the next two months, Nadal hasn't played a singles tournament since the Australian Open , but after dominating Philipp Kohlschreiber and Alexander Zverev during the Davis Cup quarterfinals last week, he certainly looks ready to defend his 10 Monte-Carlo titles.
  • Snowstorm forces Twins and White Sox to postpone Sunday's game

    Snowstorm forces Twins and White Sox to postpone Sunday's game

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    Meanwhile, back in Chicago, the Cubs hosted Atlanta for an afternoon game with a first-pitch wind chill factor of 30 degrees at Wrigley Field. The announcement of a rescheduled game will come at a later time. Sunday's game, set for 2:10 p.m. ET, could be in question as well depending on how much snow falls. The White Sox had been considering using Reynaldo Lopez, who was supposed to start Friday.
  • The Pacers aren't scared of LeBron James or the Cavaliers

    The Pacers aren't scared of LeBron James or the Cavaliers

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    This is what teams say when they lose the first game of a playoff series, or when they get blown out in a postseason game.In the Cavs' case, it was both. Green's minus-15 in his 27 minutes was the worst on the team, as he contributed almost nothing in the humiliating Game 1 loss. Middleton had 31 points, eight rebounds and six assists.
  • Ritchie stars as Newcastle hit back to down Arsenal

    Ritchie stars as Newcastle hit back to down Arsenal

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    The Magpies came from behind to win 2-1 against the Gunners , with Matt Ritchie scoring the victor just as he did against Manchester United in February. Calum Chambers could have restored Arsenal s lead before the interval, but the defender shot wide from Mustafi s knock down. Arsenal, still without a point away from home in the Premier League in 2018, remain sixth, just two points above seventh-placed Burnley.
  • Warriors, Cavs vulnerable, or headed for NBA Finals round four?

    Warriors, Cavs vulnerable, or headed for NBA Finals round four?

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    The team lost star Kyrie Irving to a knee injury for the season, including the playoffs, and have gone 8-6 in his absence, outscoring opponents by just 1.2 net points per 100 possessions. They are one of the top rebounding teams in the league with an offensive rebound percentage of 23.7. The San Antonio Spurs are in many ways the opposite of the Warriors .