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Sports Italy close to confirming Ancelotti as Azzurri Coach
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Carlo Ancelotti is one step away from being confirmed as the new Italy CT, according to reports on Tuesday morning. "It was just an approach", Fabbricini told ANSA after a meeting at a Rome hotel on Monday. Fabbricini had earlier stressed that the meeting was not an official discussion, even though the Italian federation does consider Ancelotti a candidate.

Sports Jan Oblak casts doubt on Atletico Madrid future
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The France international's future in the Spanish capital has been up for debate this season, with Manchester United and Barcelona said to be keen admirers of the forward, who has a reported €100million release clause in his contract in Madrid.

Sports NFL Draft rumors: Bills unlikely to move into No. 2 spot
Author: 0 NFL Draft rumors: Bills unlikely to move into No. 2 spot

In fact, there has been persistent chatter that the Bills would be one of the most active teams pushing to move into the top picks. "From what I understand, it's not going to be one of those things where they just sell out and (trade) all the way to No.

Sports Hazard: Giroud Will Be Key to FA Cup Success
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Antonio Conte insisted his past conflicts with Jose Mourinho will not overshadow next month's FA Cup final between Chelsea and Manchester United after the Blues beat Southampton 2-0 at Wembley. Mourinho threw out some bait, noting how he was no longer a "clown" on the touchline, and Conte did the rest. "I think with Jose we have clarified the situation and that is the most important thing.

Sports Capitals advance as Alex Ovechkin's 2 goals help down Columbus
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F Evgeny Kuznetsov led the team to a Game Four win on April 19, adding a goal and three assists in the Capitals 4-1 victory. Minutes later, Devante Smith-Pelly would restore the Washington two-goal lead making the game 4-2. If both teams bring their "A" game, I think it's going to be a long grind of a series. Dmitry Orlov opened scoring with a strike from the blue line, set up by defense: Holtby stoned an Atkinson re-direct attempt that looked destined to go in, and the Capitals ...

Sports Mitchell scores 33, Jazz rout Thunder 113-96
Author: 0 Mitchell scores 33, Jazz rout Thunder 113-96

There was so much talk of the Jazz's playoff experience, or lack thereof, but in Game 4, it was the Thunder who unwound. Led by the sweet shooting of wings Donovan Mitchell (33 points) and Joe Ingles (20), Utah dismantled the Thunder and waltzed out to a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven first round series.

Sports Napoli stun Juventus with late Koulibaly header
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It was Juve's first league defeat at home since a 2-1 loss to Lazio in October. And the match looked like heading for a goalless draw until Koulibaly shrugged off his marker to head home a corner from Jose Callejon , reports Efe. "The vast majority of Juventus fans are wonderful people and there was one in our hotel who we had a good laugh and joke with". "Unfortunately we did not mark properly for their corner and so we conceded a goal".

Sports UNCOVERED: Emotional Guardiola speech to Man City players and staff
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We have to see what they think of the future. "The good thing is that it is in our hands, and we know if we get the results we want then we will be safe". And while you would expect Guardiola to deliver a passionate speech to his players, who have been extraordinary this season, the Spaniard also reached out to the staff who have worked behind the scenes.

Sports Syrian government jets pound militants in Damascus suburb
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United Nations Relief and Works Agency spokesman Chris Gunnes said since the start of fighting four days ago, most of the 6,000 civilians in Yarmouk camp had been forcibly displaced to the neighbouring area of Yalda. TRT World's Alaattin Kilic reports the latest from Gaziantep near the Turkish-Syrian border. Assad, backed by Iran and Russian Federation, is seeking to crush the last few besieged rebel and militant enclaves, building on the defeat of militants in the eastern Ghouta region, ...

Sports Oakland's Sean Manaea Throws No-Hitter Against Boston Red Sox
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Davis finished 2-for-4, and his homer tied him with Jed Lowrie for the team lead in long balls this season with six. A guy that Mengden said he is always happy to see coming out of the bullpen, Petit escaped the trouble with a popout and strikeout in a matter of just four pitches.

Sports Westbrook vows to shut down Rubio after triple-double
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Due to the outstanding defense of Ricky Rubio and Rudy Gobert , Westbrook has been relying too heavily on his jump shot - not a winning recipe if you're the Thunder. Big Kiwi . Steven Adams was virtually a non-factor in Game 2 , scoring 9 points and grabbing 7 rebounds in a 22-minute outing that was truncated due to foul trouble.

Sports Ettore Messina to coach in place of Gregg Popovich in Game 4
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Her death led to an outpouring of thoughts and prayers from across the National Basketball Association community. Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich will not be on the sideline for San Antonio . Winning the battle of the All-Star backcourts wasn't a neccesity for the Raptors in the first two games due to their stellar bench play, but it was Washington's reserves who held the edge in Game 3, outscoring Toronto 35-32.

Sports Khan makes up for lost time with 40-second Lo Greco knockout
Author: 0 Khan makes up for lost time with 40-second Lo Greco knockout

A sold-out Echo Arena, was stunned when Khan dropped Lo Greco with his first meaningful right hand with Lo Greco laid on the canvas. After Khan destroyed Le Greco, there were immediate calls for the British boxer to face Kell Brook next. I could not finish off with a loss in my career, I have to finish off with a few good wins and then call it a day. It's great to be in a position now where I can make it back to the top again.

Sports South Africa riots force new president to hurry home
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Local media said one person was thought to have died in the demonstrations, which erupted earlier this week. At the end of the talks Ramaphosa appealed for an end to the unrest, promising a "speedy" resolution of the crisis. Hospitals are filthy. Families close to the premier have benefited in a very corrupt manner from tenders", he said. The unrest, dubbed "service delivery protests", has mounted over the years.

Sports Ben Simmons Triple-Doubles as 76ers Win Chippy Game 4 over Heat
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Twice within the the final 45 seconds of regulation, the Heat cut the deficit to a point, doing so both times on jumpers from Dwyane Wade . Embiid dropped 23 points in the 76ers 128-108 win on Thursday, his first game back after surgery to fix a broken orbital bone around his left eye.

Sports Protesting students hurting image of J&K
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Reports state that the protesting students came out in large numbers in the roads in Shopian town and Sopore, Boniyar and Delina towns of Baramulla district. He was referring to protests by students of various educational institutions, demanding justice for the victim. Four students and two policemen were reported injured at Ajas Bandipora.