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NBA star Isaiah Thomas' sister killed in car accident

Bradley Beal had 22 points for the Wizards, who got enough from their top players to offset 25 points from Atlanta's Dennis Schroder and 19 from Paul Millsap. Stevens said he was proud of the way Thomas had performed, and how his team mates had supported him. Wade is averaging 22.8 points, 5.3 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game in 166 playoff games, while Rondo has dished out 9.1 assists to go with 14.4 points and 5.9 rebounds in his 66 postseason outings. Read More

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Morales' HR in 9th lifts Jays over O's 2-1, stops skid

Taking Sanchez's place on the 25-man roster is left-hander Matt Dermody , who was recalled from Triple-A Buffalo. Britton struck out former teammate Steve Pearce with runners at first and second to earn his fifth save. Both teams threatened in the first inning but couldn't push a run across. The Rays dropped their fourth in five games. Asher made one start at Norfolk, pitching 4 1/3 scoreless innings. Read More

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Mercedes driver Hamilton wins Chinese GP from pole

Vettel told his team over the radio on the slowing-down lap the he believed they again had the fastest vehicle, two weeks after winning in Australia by pressuring Mercedes into an early pit stop. While Verstappen then began climbing up the order, Vettel was stuck in fifth for a while. Vettel added: "I tried to chase Lewis down as much as possible but I had the feeling every time I put a lap in he was able to respond". Read More

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Yelich, Stanton homer in 8th as Marlins beat Mets 5-4

This is how he made his living prior to him hitting the ball out of the ballpark in the (2015) playoffs until today. "I'm feeling ready to go", Prado said. Marcell recorded a single on the play, but the Fish lost an opportunity to extend its lead. Charlie Blackmon led off the game with a homer and Nolan Arenado celebrated his 26th birthday with a two-run double to cap a three-run first inning as the Rockies took three of the four games in the series. Read More

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Thomas Mueller fumes at 'wasteful' FC Bayern Munich after draw

Thomas Mueller fumes at 'wasteful' FC Bayern Munich after draw

The one-way traffic continued as Thiago was put through on goal but his rapid header flew narrowly over the crossbar and somehow the score remained locked at a stalemate. Bayern laboured early on and it was not until after the half-hour mark that they looked like breaking through, David Alaba and Arturo Vidal denied by two goal-line clearances in quick succession from Leverkusen. Read More

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Goffin beats fellow Belgian Darcis at Monte Carlo Masters

Having returned home after an early exit at the Australian Open to find he had shingles, he then picked up an elbow injury at Indian Wells, which caused him to miss the Miami Masters and Britain's Davis Cup quarter-final defeat in France. Kyrgios has till date given no reason for his withdrawal, but the fatigue following a busy start to the season is believed to be the reason. World No.1 Murray said that while his hopes on the clay are modest, he feels confident about his improving game. Read More

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Leafs goalie Andersen out Sunday in key game

As long as the Leafs special team's players are able to shut down Washington's power play and continue to produce on theirs, it will be anyone's series. The Leafs coach described the playoff berth as momentous for not only the city and fans, but those young players who live on their phones and "know what everyone thinks and how excited everyone was". Read More

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United Airlines boss says he won't resign

United Airlines boss says he won't resign

An online petition calling for Munoz to step down as CEO had more than 55,000 signatures by Wednesday afternoon, but he told ABC that he had no plans to resign over the incident. No one should ever be mistreated this way. Chicago Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans will also speak. Those documents are often the first steps toward a lawsuit. Read More

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Kapanen scores double OT winner as Leafs beat Capitals 4-3

Kapanen scores double OT winner as Leafs beat Capitals 4-3

Martin's centering pass deflected off Daniel Winnik's skate and right to Kapanen, who backhanded a shot through Holtby's pads to tie it at 14:25. An annoying cacophony of cowbells rang loud for almost four hours in Washington D.C. "This series is about wearing people down, and I think we're fine that way", Trotz said. Let Kappy get in there first, and we go from there. Mike Babcock wound up putting the Bozak line out against Eller a bit more in Game Two; while this wasn't a great ... Read More

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Wesley Bryan takes RBC Heritage in South Carolina homecoming

Wesley Bryan takes RBC Heritage in South Carolina homecoming

Overnight leader Jason Dufner slid down the leaderboard with a five-over 76 that included a double bogey and four bogeys after his only birdie of the day, at the second hole. Once a pesky teen, Bryan's now a PGA Tour victor. He missed makeable birdie tries on the 13th, 14th and 15th, then failed to get in for par after hitting into the bunker on the par-3 17th. Read More

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Running behind: Marathons may delay medical care for others

Researchers found no significant differences in deaths among patients admitted for cardiac arrest or heart attacks on marathon days in hospitals outside the affected areas. Marathon organizers typically collaborate with local hospitals and city officials to ensure that an infrastructure is in place in the event of an emergency, according to Shelly Weinstein, medical operations coordinator for the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington. Read More

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Real Madrid star tells club to sign Dele Alli

Real Madrid star tells club to sign Dele Alli

England worldwide and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli is good enough to play for any club in the world, according to Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale, himself a former Tottenham player. You've just got to be open-minded and be prepared to learn a language and experience the unfamiliar. Palace also feature on TV again as relegation battle hots up with their match at home to Hull moved to the lunchtime slot on May 14. Read More

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Barcelona confirm interest in re-signing Gerard Deulofeu

Meanwhile, another player who is of interest to Milan is Fiorentina midfielder Milan Badelj, with the Croatian worldwide long being linked with a move to the San Siro to secure a reunion with Montella. But Deulofeu is a disclosure for the Rossoneri in Serie A and his kind earned an worldwide recall - one the 23-year old understood by scoring a maiden Spain goal in last month's 2-0 friendly triumph in France. Read More

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Spieth can laugh at last year's Masters disaster hole

Spieth can laugh at last year's Masters disaster hole

With the anniversary of wife Audrey's life-threatening illness a relic of 2016, Marc Leishman believes his Masters focus will be greater than ever at Augusta National this week. It happens in this game. "Ultimately I think I still would have played, but if it had come back another way my thinking would have been elsewhere", Day said. Read More

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Isco hits victor and wants to stay at 'best club'

Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema were left out of the squad entirely alongside the injured Gareth Bale, while Toni Kroos, Luka Modric and Marcelo had to settle for a place on the bench. "They had two chances and they scored us two goals", the French manger said about the mistakes in the defense . He has the personality to do what he has done today and is a great player; I am happy with his game and also with the performance of the whole team. Read More

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Orioles hit 4 HRs, beat slumping Blue Jays 6-4

It's the fourth time in the last six years he's taken a foul ball to the mask. Jays manager John Gibbons retained an air of optimism but acknowledged his team's potentially precarious situation. Smith connected against Ryan Tepera in the ninth. BULLPEN SHUFFLING: While Britton has converted all five of his save opportunities this season, and has 54 successful save conversions in succession (tied for the second longest streak in major league history), Brach has been even better this ... Read More

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Wounded Bartra says blasts 'hardest 15 minutes' of his life

Wounded Bartra says blasts 'hardest 15 minutes' of his life

Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel said after the loss that he felt European soccer's governing body, UEFA, had not taken the attack seriously enough as it swiftly rescheduled the match. "We are all with Bartra". "There is no golden way to deal with this because it was the first time for everyone". Kagawa struck in the 84th minute to give Dortmund hope for next week's return fixture in Monaco, despite the French team securing crucial away goals. Read More

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Rockets defeat Thunder 118-87 in first round playoffs

The Golden State Warriors clamped down in the fourth quarter to pull away to a 121-109 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday in game one of their National Basketball Association playoff series. Westbrook averaged 34.6 minutes per game in the regular season and shouldered a large amount of the load for the team, especially late in close games. Read More

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Johnson's drive at buzzer lifts Jazz over Clippers in Game 1

If Gobert's absence would certainly tilt the front-court balance toward the Clippers. The Clippers get another chance - it's not over - and I'm thinking they cannot shoot any worse from the perimeter than they did on Saturday. The loss of Rudy Gobert provided inspiration for the Utah Jazz . DeMar DeRozan led Toronto with 27 points, and Serge Ibaka had 19 points and 14 rebounds. Read More

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Braun, Thames homer to power Brewers over Reds 4-2

Braun, Thames homer to power Brewers over Reds 4-2

Sal Romano will make his major league debut, and was 0-0 with a 1.38 ERA and 8 strikeouts in 2 starts at (AAA) Louisville this season. "It's not good right now". "We had a hit batter, a two-strike hit, another two-strike hit and a two-strike home run and they took the momentum right away from us", he said. "Right now everything is positive", Counsell said. Read More

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Rose and Garcia lead the Masters going into final round

Rose and Garcia lead the Masters going into final round

He is now in prime position to win a green jacket. The Masters is headed to a sudden-death playoff between Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose. His birdie putt missed, too. Jordan Spieth has faded from contention. Day has struggled in recent weeks, his best finish in his last three tournaments was a tie for 23rd at the Arnold Palmer Invitational last month. Read More

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Guardiola reveals how he was told to sign David Silva for Barcelona

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is eyeing a swoop for Juventus star Leonardo Bonucci in the summer transfer window, report The Sun . "I am pretty sure it is going to go to the end", he said. Plenty of talking points after the Blues' 3-1 win over Hull last Saturday including Jesus Navas' full-back role and Sergio's twin targets. Five consecutive defeats had left West Ham just five points clear of the 18th-placed visitors, piling pressure on manager Slaven Bilic, but a first win in ... Read More

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Klopp questions decision to make Dortmund play so soon after attack

Klopp questions decision to make Dortmund play so soon after attack

Thomas Tuchel's side were significantly better in the second 45 minutes following the introductions of Christian Pulisic and Nuri Sahin, with the latter discussing the bomb attack after the game. "We are people who have families, who have kids in the house". It is understood UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin made it clear no one should play if they did not want to and that there were five Dortmund representatives at the discussions with the governing body. Read More

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Sharks beat Oilers 3-2 in OT in NHL playoffs

San Jose Sharks coach Peter DeBoer says he won't be taking a wrecking ball to a power play that has gone from lacklustre to downright liability in the National Hockey League playoffs. The Sharks took game one from Edmonton but couldn't produce any of the same production in game two of the series. The Sharks entered the series Monday under a cloud of uncertainty, with injuries to top players Joe Thornton and Logan Couture as well as a string of lackluster performances to close out the ... Read More

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Hawks stun Cavs again with late comeback

James finished the game sitting on the baseline, removed from his teammates on the bench. For the first three quarters, the Cavs effectively dominated play. They've got the best record in the Eastern Conference and are the favorites to repeat as Eastern Conference champions to make a third consecutive NBA Finals appearance. Read More

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Bruins to face Senators in first round of playoffs

Every one of us. "I think going forward in the playoffs this year we're much more well-prepared for playoff-style hockey". Bozak easily beat Fleury and the Leafs had a 2-1 lead at 3:30. "So they came out hard and got a couple of good breaks and it is what it is". "They're an improving team", coach Barry Trotz said. "But I still thought we put ourselves in a good position to win the game". Read More

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Sergio Garcia: Winning the Open Championship would be bigger than the Masters

So it did cross my mind. So I just need to get it going. That gave the 37-year-old Spaniard two putts from 12 feet for the victory, and his putt swirled into the cup. "I knew I was playing well". Garcia said he was amazed by the tremendous support he received on Sunday from the patrons at Augusta National. On Sunday he demonstrated during an enthralling rollercoaster battle with Rose that he does indeed possess the tools, demeanour and determination of a champion. Read More

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