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Arsenal 0-3 Manchester City – BBC Sport

Manchester City have won the League Cup for a fifth time – only Liverpool have won it more often Pep Guardiola secured his first trophy as Manchester City manager as they overpowered Arsenal to win the Carabao Cup in convincing fashion at Wembley. City responded to Monday’s shock FA Cup fifth-round defeat by League One Wigan Athletic in style as they swept aside Arsenal and now turn their attention to clinching the Premier League and continuing their Champions League campaign. Sergio Aguero gave City an 18th-minute lead when he took…

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Logan Morrison agrees to one-year contract with Minnesota Twins

Logan Morrison has agreed to a one-year, $6.5 million contract with the Minnesota Twins, a source told ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick. The deal includes a vesting option with escalators and performance bonuses and could be worth $16.5 million over two years, the source said. Morrison, 30, hit .246 with a career-high 38 homers, 85 RBIs and 81 walks in his second season with the Tampa Bay Rays, where he arrived after being acquired from the Seattle Mariners in a six-player trade in 2016. The slugging first baseman has also played for…

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Edmonton Oilers trade Mark Letestu in three-way swap with Columbus Blue Jackets, Nashville Predators

The Columbus Blue Jackets have reacquired Mark Letestu in a three-team trade that landed Pontus Aberg with the Edmonton Oilers. The Nashville Predators, the third team in the deal, received a 2018 fourth-round draft pick from the Blue Jackets. Letestu had served as Edmonton’s fourth-line center since 2015, when he signed a three-year deal with the team as a free agent. He has been reliable in faceoffs and on the Oilers’ penalty-kill unit. “Mark is a very good player who will bring versatility and experience to our lineup. He can…

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Premiership: Saracens 20-28 Leicester Tigers

Manu Tuilagi scored one try and set up another on what was his sixth consecutive Premiership start following an injury-hit few years Aviva Premiership Saracens (6) 20 Tries: Malins 2 Cons: Lozowski 2 Pens: Spencer 2 Leicester Tigers (21) 28 Tries: Tuilagi, Bateman, Veainu, Holmes Cons: Toomua 4 Leicester kept their hopes of a top-four finish alive with victory at Saracens, who missed the chance to go back to the top of the Premiership. The Tigers were clinical in the first half as Manu Tuilagi, Greg Bateman and Telusa Veainu…

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Karen Khachanov beats Lucas Pouille to win Open 13 final

MARSEILLE, France — Big-serving Karen Khachanov secured the second ATP title of his career after beating Lucas Pouille 7-5, 3-6, 7-5 in the Open 13 final on Sunday. The ninth-seeded Russian had 16 aces in a closely fought contest, winning on his second match point when the third-seeded Frenchman hit a forehand into the net from the back of the court. The pair hugged at the net in a show of sportsmanship. “I hope there are many more finals between us in the future,” Khachanov said to Pouille. “I felt…

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DeMaurice Smith, NFLPA executive director, says NBA could be model to fight NFL’s declining ratings

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — If declining TV ratings are a problem for the NFL, its players would like to know what can be done about them. NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith told ESPN on Saturday that he has recently met with executives at several of the league’s broadcast partners, including CBS, NBC and Fox, to discuss issues related to the game. Entering his 10th year as leader of the players’ union, Smith is looking ahead to the next round of collective bargaining negotiations and wants the players to…

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Lakers young stars bond by roasting each other on social media

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — At a recent Lakers practice, Lonzo Ball and Kyle Kuzma are in complete sync with each other, their budding chemistry on full display without even a split second of hesitation. The two Lakers rookies are on the offensive, taking shots at a rapid-fire pace. And they don’t even have a basketball in their hands. As the two rookies sit on stationary bikes next to each other at the Lakers’ practice facility, Ball and Kuzma are doing something that has sort of become a fun hobby —…

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UCI Track Cycling World Championships 2018: BBC TV and online coverage times

Jason and Laura Kenny are just two of seven Olympic champions in Britain’s squad Follow the 2018 Track Cycling World Championships from the Netherlands live on the BBC from 28 February to 4 March. Husband and wife duo Jason and Laura Kenny are both competing together for the first time since they won gold medals at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. The Kennys are two of seven Olympic champions in Britain’s 22-strong squad in Apeldoorn, with Ed Clancy, Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker, Phil Hindes and Callum Skinner also selected….

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Celine Boutier wins Australian Ladies Classic

Frenchwoman Celine Boutier contended with a long rain delay before sealing a resounding win in the inaugural Australian Ladies Classic Bonville in Coffs Harbour on Sunday. Play was suspended for more than three hours on the final day before Boutier completed a two-shot win at the tournament on the NSW mid-north coast co-sanctioned by the ALPGA and Ladies European Tour. Celine Boutier, seen here in 2017, won the Australian Ladies Classic by two shots.┬áDavid Cannon/Getty Images The 24-year-old from Paris shot a final-round 73 to finish on 10-under-par, holding off…

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Salford City: Pies from postponed match go to homeless

Image copyright Salford City Image caption The club has a list of homeless charities to contact if a game is postponed A football club whose match was postponed shortly before kick-off donated all the food for the game to a charity for the homeless. Salford City FC were left with 150 pies on their hands on Saturday when the referee called off their game with Tamworth because of a frozen pitch. Managers Anthony Johnson and Bernard Morley did not want the food to be wasted so delivered it to the…

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