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Lionel Messi, who had earlier been denied by Gianluigi Buffon, fired wastefully over the bar while Luis Suarez and Neymar also spurned chances on a night Barca were restricted to one shot on target. Marco Reus gave the visitors hope with a 48th-minute goal, only for substitute Valere Germain to wrap up the win for the French side nine minutes from time.
  • Harden has 37 points; Rockets rout Thunder, Westbrook 118-87

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    The Thunder and Rockets will square off again in game two on Wednesday night. BOSTON (AP ) - The Chicago Bulls waited until the final night of the regular season to cement their spot in the postseason. Westbrook and Victor Oladipo combined to go 7 of 35 from the field. The Thunder, who were statistically the best rebounding team in the league this season, were smoked on the boards by the hustling Rockets , 56-41.
  • Madrid see off Bayern in controversial thriller

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    A diving header from Ronaldo with 14 minutes left looked to have been enough to send the Spanish side through, only for freakish own goal from Real captain Sergio Ramos to levelled things up at 3-3 overall. "The referee's task is quite hard, whether it's for or against us I won't get into it", said Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane. Never. I'm not bothered about anything else, but I don't want them to whistle me.
  • Dortmund 'emotionally stable' ahead of Monaco decider

    Dortmund 'emotionally stable' ahead of Monaco decider

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    Monaco's young stars may have shone through over the two legs, but Dortmund have one of their own. Dortmund still needed three goals, but that would \get them only to extra time. It was a frantic spell after Mbappe's opener, with Monaco's attacking midfielder Bernardo Silva and Dortmund's Nuri Sahin going close. Monaco striker Radamel Falcao stunned the Manchester City fans with an expert chip over the keeper sending City crashing out of the Champions League.
  • HBO, Sky launch $250m drama scheme

    HBO, Sky launch $250m drama scheme

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    The telecom giant expects the deal with HBO , the producer of The Sopranos, The Wire and Boardwalk Empire among others, to deliver at least two drama projects per year with the first project coming to screen in 2018. The update to the City came ahead of a deadline next month for United Kingdom regulators to respond to an intervention notice from ministers relating to 21st Century Fox's prospective takeover of Sky.
  • Lewis Hamilton takes 5th F1 China Grand Prix title of his career

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    Hamilton heaped praise on Vettel, the German four-time world champion, who was unlucky to have pitted just before a safety auto and emerged stuck in traffic. But while that was happening, Ferrari kept Raikkonen out on his old soft tyres - hoping to get him to the end - despite the Finn growing increasingly frustrated over the radio at the handling of his auto and the fact he was losing time in traffic while his rivals were in clear air and on fresh rubber.
  • Kesler named 2016-17 Selke Trophy finalist along with Bergeron, Koivu

    Kesler named 2016-17 Selke Trophy finalist along with Bergeron, Koivu

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    Selke Trophy on Wednesday. Koivu was a standout two-way player for the Wild this season, finishing with 18 goals and 40 assists, while nearly always taking on the role of shutting down the opposing team's best player. Bergeron won the award in 2012, 2014 and 2015, but lost out to Los Angeles's Anze Kopitar last season, finishing second in the voting. Bergeron's three Selke awards are the most of any current player.
  • Jamie Carragher: Spurs need to win a trophy to avoid a

    Jamie Carragher: Spurs need to win a trophy to avoid a "travesty"

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    Tottenham's last FA Cup win over Chelsea came in 1982 but they beat the leaders 2-0 when the two sides met in the league at White Hart Lane in January. We now need everyone to rest and get ready for the next few games. "There are two aspects to the current situation and what we do". Apparently smelling blood and keen on ratcheting up the pressure on Chelsea , Spurs boss Pochettino has made a decision to unleash the mind games, and has started to fire a couple of shots.
  • Mbappe, Falcao send Monaco into semi-finals

    Mbappe, Falcao send Monaco into semi-finals

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    Speaking ahead of the team's departure for Monaco for Wednesday's second leg, Watzke said Dortmund had already performed a "superhuman" task after playing a day following the attack and then bouncing back with a Bundesliga win on Saturday.
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    Sassuolo, Carnevali: "Berardi? Ci piacerebbe trattenerlo qui"

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    La stagione non esaltante di Berardi ha inevitabilmente fatto abbassare leggermente il prezzo del cartellino del giocatore che rimane, comunque, uno dei prospetti più interessanti del calcio italiano. Per convincere i neroverdi, il club di Suning potrebbe decidere di girare in prestito Gabigol al Sassuolo . Domenico Berardi adesso ha sei partite per scrivere il suo presente ma anche per provare a scrivere, o riscrivere, un po' del suo futuro.
  • Borthwick backs 'resilient' Hartley to recover from Lions snub

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    Previous Lions tourists Owen Farrell and Mako Vunipola will be joined by their Saracens and England teammates Jamie George, George Kruis , Maro Itoje and Billy Vunipola. While Henshaw will naturally face very stiff competition for a place on the Test starting team, his versatility - he can be play in the either of the centre positions or at full-back - should count in his favour.