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LeBron, Cavs try to shake 'weird' loss in Game 3 to Celtics

LeBron James praised Stevens more directly when discussing how the Celtics "run different things" after losing Thomas to injury. Last night I watched the first half of game three between the Cle...

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Cavaliers win Game 4, take 3-1 series lead

Cavaliers win Game 4, take 3-1 series lead

A moment later, he added, "That's all I've got to say about my performance". All of team's top defenders attempted to contain Irving, but none of them had any success. Avery Bradley , who had a poor...

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Monday's NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview: Penguins at Senators

Monday's NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview: Penguins at Senators

Senators coach Guy Boucher believes his squad got overly excited in Game 5, losing its identity by trying to go head to head with the Penguins , playing a run-and-gun skill game. The Pittsburgh Peng...

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Concussion spotter couldn't pull Crosby for hitting boards

The victor of that series will face the Nashville Predators, who eliminated the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues to make their first conference finals appearance in franchise history. With nea...

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Sidney Crosby, Penguins beat Senators 3-2 to tie series

Here's a quote from Ottawa coach Guy Boucher that can be taken two ways. "He goes to the net, and I hit it off him. They were flying, change the goalie and get something changed", said Anderson. ...

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Celtics stun Cavs in Bradley's three-pointer

The win is Boston's first of the series, reducing the gap to 2-1 in the best-of-seven series. While Jaylen Brown, 2016 No. 3 pick overall, was the lone bright spot in Game 2 , Marcus Smart , the 2...

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Hamilton wins Spanish GP ahead of Vettel

Hamilton wins Spanish GP ahead of Vettel

This is why I race and this is what got me into racing in the beginning". Vettel, bidding for his third win of the season, looked in good position after jumping polesitter Hamilton at the start and ...

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National Hockey League playoffs: Ducks eager for rematch with Rinne's Predators in West final

National Hockey League playoffs: Ducks eager for rematch with Rinne's Predators in West final

Silfverberg scored again in Game 1 against the Predators, which gives him 35 points over his past 35 playoff games dating back to 2015. "We got that game, and it was a huge goal in overtime for us to ...

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Pressure still on Caps, but spotlight is on Fleury in Game 6

Pressure still on Caps, but spotlight is on Fleury in Game 6

If he doesn't hold down the fort in pretty much every game the Penguins came out flat in, or post a.930 save percentage, who knows what direction their postseason goes in. The reality is we are trying...

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Penguins strike early, rout Senators 7-0 to take 3-2 lead

And now the hockey world is watching because we know that you can't just assume it's going to happen again. The Penguins might already be there. Ottawa's power play has been streaky all year, and no...

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Cavs set NBA record with 41-point halftime lead

After trailing 16 points at half-time, the Celtics slowly rallied by cutting the deficit into five points going into the fourth quarter. Smart scored 27 points to lead the Celtics , making seven of...

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Wenger discusses Arsenal signing 'impressive' Lukaku from Everton

Wenger discusses Arsenal signing 'impressive' Lukaku from Everton

Arsene Wenger will be praying for an unexpected slip from Liverpool or Manchester City as Arsenal try to salvage their traumatic Premier League campaign by snatching a Champions League berth in ...

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Warriors leave home up 2-0

Aldridge's approach played into the hands of the Warriors , who correctly gambled that the collection of role players, rookies and former Development Leaguers surrounding him would be no match for a ...

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Won't allow `special` Kane to leave, says Tottenham manager

Won't allow `special` Kane to leave, says Tottenham manager

But it's true that Harry Kane is our main striker and one of the best in the world. With expectations rising under Pochettino though, it could be become more hard to follow that strategy as supporte...

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Ricciardo's lonely podium in Spain after Verstappen crashes out

Ricciardo's lonely podium in Spain after Verstappen crashes out

Mercedes driver Hamilton crossed the line 3.4 seconds clear of Vettel's Ferrari, to reduce the deficit to six points, with Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo completing the podium. Vettel built up a strong l...

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Western Conference Final Game 4 Predictions

Western Conference Final Game 4 Predictions

This was a follow-up to the original skinned-duck troll job that took place in Game 3, executed by a local high school teacher . Canada edged Germany 2-1 to set up a semifinal showdown with Russian...

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Highlights of Tuesday's NBA game

Highlights of Tuesday's NBA game

In that regard, the rust was quite prevalent and the Spurs took an advantage of it, too. Brown arrived 15 minutes tardy but shared a hilarious pre-game story about how he was almost arrested while a...

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Warriors rout Spurs, take 2-0 series lead

Warriors rout Spurs, take 2-0 series lead

It also leaves them as the (at least geographically) most local team to follow as well, which is good since they are healthy and deep, and also plenty rested thanks to an nearly week long gap between ...

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Arsenal star created highest number of chances since Premier League records began

Arsenal star created highest number of chances since Premier League records began

As things stand, City (75 points ) occupies the final automatic Champions League spot with Liverpool (73) and Arsenal (72) close on its heels. Should Boro beat Liverpool 2-0, while Arsenal an...

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Always Dreaming, Classic Empire become 'neighbors' for Preakness Stakes

Always Dreaming, Classic Empire become 'neighbors' for Preakness Stakes

To date, it has all gone perfectly. The positional speed is Always Dreaming's greatest racing attribute. Where Always Dreaming , not only is he blessed with the God-given ability, he creates his ...

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Arsene Wenger: Arsenal's season far from a disaster

But when asked whether he was concerned by the visible empty seats, Wenger said: "No, it's Tuesday night against Sunderland". "I never saw one player in my life go on the pitch and not try to win ...

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Swanson, Freeman go deep to lift Braves over Blue Jays 9-5

Swanson, Freeman go deep to lift Braves over Blue Jays 9-5

Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman hits a three-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Toronto, Monday May 15, 2017. "It was all the right guys (battin...

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1 year on, Verstappen sees fickle side of F1 at Spanish GP

Hamilton struggled to regain the lead from the German initially, but never really looked in trouble after finally managing to do so. Hamilton was pushed slightly off track but the British driver kept ...

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Celtics advance to Eastern Conference NBA finals

The Celtics finished off visiting Washington 115-105 in Game 7 of the conference semifinals on Monday night; the home team won all 11 meetings between those two teams dating to the regular season. B...

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Pablo Zabaleta to leave Manchester City

Pep Guardiola: " WBA will play to win". City fans hoped his arrival would lead to their first Premier League title in three seasons, but, despite winning their opening six games, they have faced a ...

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National Basketball Association prospect Jordan Bell shatters Combine record

National Basketball Association prospect Jordan Bell shatters Combine record

When this event breaks up on Saturday, Nelson and a couple of other staffers will head to Europe to talk with French point guard Frank Ntilikina, among others. The NBA draft is set for June 22 at the ...

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Hamilton Bounces Back with Sensational Spanish GP Win

Clearly, the move didn't work out well as Bottas clipped Raikkonen's rear, who bumped into Verstappen. "It's great to have a battle". Before Bottas broke down, he gave Hamilton some critical help ...

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Mariners have four-game winning streak snapped

Mariners have four-game winning streak snapped

And perhaps most impressive about his nine innings is that Biagini has remained so cool that he hasn't yielded a single walk. Minnesota got a two-run double from Joe Mauer in the sixth and a solo ho...

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Game 7 Preview: Boston Celtics

In deciding seventh games in front of what promises to be a raucous home crowd, look for one of the NBA's best closers to lead the Celtics past the Wizards Monday night. Wizards leader finished the...

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Sami Vatanen returns to Ducks lineup vs. Oilers

Sami Vatanen returns to Ducks lineup vs. Oilers

Anaheim Ducks lock horns with Edmonton Oilers in the Game 3 of the Western Conference Second Round on Sunday. "That's something we can keep improving on", said centre Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. Patrick Ma...

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Isaiah Thomas wipes away Wizards with another late-game masterpiece

Isaiah Thomas wipes away Wizards with another late-game masterpiece

Game 2 of this playoff series will be played on Tuesday in Boston before heading to Washington for Game 3 on Thursday. The Wizards defense also had no answer for Jae Crowder , who scored a caree...

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Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Ottawa Senators - 5/13/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russian Federation, is taken to the ice by Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin (8) during the second period of Game 7 in an NHL hockey...

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Spurs SF Leonard out for Game 6

Standing in their way is a playoff-tested San Antonio team, albeit one that is without injured point guard Tony Parker and now has a banged-up Kawhi Leonard . "I mean, usually we get that in the ...

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Ovechkin played through hamstring, knee injuries in playoffs

Through Yvon Labre and Rod Langway. Round 2 of the Stanley Cup playoffs didn't provide any big upsets, but that didn't prevent my predictions from finishing 2-2. The breakthrough moment never ca...

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West Brom boss Tony Pulis scouts Middlesbrough's Ben Gibson

Gibson has proven in a solid campaign that he could be a Premier League defender for years to come and, with West Brom needing a long-term replacement for the 37-year-old Gareth McAuley, the former En...

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GAME THREAD: Game 7

In this April 17, 2017, file photo, country music star Carrie Underwood performs the national anthem before Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series between the Predators and the Chicago Bla...

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Avery Bradley's defense has been key ingredient for Celtics

The Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards meet in game six of the National Basketball Association second round playoffs Friday at the Verizon Center. Meanwhile, Isaiah Thomas said he predicted a b...

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Man United stumble into Europa League final

Skomina started his worldwide career since 2003, and was also in charge for United's 1-1 draw with Benfica in 2011 and their 4-2 win over Bayer Leverkusen in 2013, both in the Champions League . "Th...

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NHL Burakovsky at the double as Caps down Penguins to tie series

NHL Burakovsky at the double as Caps down Penguins to tie series

The result was six even-strength goals against, none for, in 82 minutes of ice time in the playoffs. Against the Maple Leafs, he allowed 14 goals in the first four games, before giving up just two g...

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All black everything for Celtics before Game 6 at Wizards

All black everything for Celtics before Game 6 at Wizards

The winners of game seven will face the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals. Following 3-pointers from Thomas and Horford, Bradley's alley-oop dunk in the closing seconds sent Bosto...

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Justice Karnan moves Supreme Court seeking recall of conviction order

Justice Karnan moves Supreme Court seeking recall of conviction order

The CJI also asked lawyer Mathews J Nedumpara about the whereabouts of Justice Karnan. Chennai: In a weird development in the Justice CS Karnan case, who was sentenced by the Supreme Court (SC) to...

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Maryland Continues to Shine in 2015-16 APR Scores

Maryland Continues to Shine in 2015-16 APR Scores

Six of the 10 women's programs - basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis and volleyball - posted a ideal April (1,000) for 2015-16. Women's tennis (+18), men's soccer (+14), women's lacrosse...

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'One More', Conte Tells Chelsea Players Ahead Of Friday Showdown

The Blues travel to the Hawthorns this Friday knowing that another three points will guarantee them as champions for the 2016/17 season. We're looking forward to it. And then through hard work, he i...

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Chelsea not complacent ahead of West Brom tie, says Cahill

Chelsea not complacent ahead of West Brom tie, says Cahill

Scoring goals wins football matches and we haven't done that enough this season. "We need another step and then to celebrate". Begovic has only made one Premier League appearance for Antonio Conte's...

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Taye Taiwo Praises Ndidi, Tips Leicester To Shock Atletico

Leicester will rely on striker Jamie Vardy, an isolated figure at the Vicente Calderon Stadium, to cause Atletico problems up front and try to shut out Griezmann, not the easiest of tasks given his 24...

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Posey is put on seven-day DL - Los Angeles Times

In Posey's absence, catcher Tim Federowicz will take his spot on the roster as Trevor Brown , a catcher already on the 40-man roster, is on the new 10-day disabled list. It's a tough club. We were ...

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Utah's Gobert leaves game after getting hurt on 1st play

Utah's Gobert leaves game after getting hurt on 1st play

Hayward and Johnson scored, keeping the Jazz ahead 94-91. However, ESPN sideline reporter J.A. Adande reported later in the first quarter that the Jazz had diagnosed Gobert with a left knee sprain...

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Man United defeat 10-man Sunderland 3-0 in EPL

The Manchester United top scorer reckons he has become more intelligent as a football as he's got older. "These are the players available at the moment and, when I look to the others one, I just exp...

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Stanley Cup playoffs first-round preview: Rangers vs. Canadiens

Stanley Cup playoffs first-round preview: Rangers vs. Canadiens

Lundqvist was the best player on the ice and the biggest difference-maker, besting Montreal's Carey Price in a tight goaltending showdown. Up front, Mats Zuccarello took the offensive, and deli...

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Pence: North Korea 'provocation' shows the risk to military

But the missile was believed to have exploded on launch, according to South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff. "The launch of the ballistic missile occurred near Sinpo", US Pacific Command spokesman CDR...

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