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Maple Leafs drop finale, will face Capitals in first round

Then there was Kasperi Kapanen , with his first National Hockey League goal and point a few minutes earlier tying the game at three. "Be careful who you are picking". It led to a scoring chance for Leafs rookie Auston Matthews , but Fleury was able to scramble back in enough time to make the save. I feel as though this game will go to whoever can dominate on the offensive end of the ice. Read More

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F1 Bahrain GP: Vettel wins offer no extra motivation to Raikkonen

The problems all stemmed from his poor decision-making on the way into the pits though, and this was something that the Mercedes driver didn't shy away from - admitting it was a personal error as he stood in second place on the podium. Losing points for a team, particularly when you could have won the race, is definitely painful but I gave it everything I could. Then, on the following lap, Max Verstappen encountered brake failure, sending him into the wall. Read More

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Liverpool - Premier League Football - 16 April 2017

Liverpool - Premier League Football - 16 April 2017

It was reported in March that Coutinho has had his head turned by the speculation, and wants to move to the Nou Camp. West Brom have gained a reputation as set-piece specialists this season and yet Tony Pulis' side didn't really trouble Mignolet or the Liverpool defence which, given the Red' susceptibility to set-pieces all season, should have been the cornerstone of the Baggies' game plan. Read More

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Former USC Pitcher Will Make MLB Debut For The Yankees

Former USC Pitcher Will Make MLB Debut For The Yankees

Pineda didn't allow a baserunner through the first 6.2 innings, but had his bid at perfection ruined by an Evan Longoria double. Mindful of Pineda's past troubles with two outs - opponents had a.325/.383/.598 slash line with 13 homers in such situations a year ago - pitching coach Larry Rothschild and Romine quickly went to the mound for a visit. Read More

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Umpire Dale Scott leaves game after being struck in mask

Umpire Dale Scott leaves game after being struck in mask

It just seems like whatever potential momentum we have throughout a game, we're just unable to seize it right now", Happ said. The signs indicate that may be wishful thinking. trying to hit a home run on a third-strike ball for instance. Just 10 games in, hopeful Toronto fans are clinging to the "It's early" refrain. "When you get off to a start like this, it's got to happen somewhere". Read More

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NBA Playoffs 2017: Rockets make a statement with big Game 1 win

Beverley was hot from the very start, and his scorching shooting helped carry the Rockets while Harden scuffled from the perimeter and the free-throw line. Roberson feels the same way about Harden. But as far as making statements go, that definitely felt like a way to do so. "The bigs, especially me, played trash on the reads, and the pick-and-rolls were absolute garbage". Read More

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Conte: Luiz is 'one of the best defenders in Europe'

Conte: Luiz is 'one of the best defenders in Europe'

The coach stressed it was a great thing to learn that the Chelsea fans are really happy with him. "And I hope one day I will come back home". "I like to repeat to him that it is very important to have the right concentration". "We wish to attain the goal and when we're in a position to subsequently it'll be a fantastic accomplishment for me personally and the players", he included. Read More

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Wild confident but know Game 2 is a must-win

Sobotka's shot changed directions on the way to the net after hitting the stick of Wild defenseman Christian Folin, and fooled Dubnyk for a 1-0 St. Louis lead at 6:21. "We outplayed them", said Charlie Coyle, sagely adding that the only thing the Wild failed to do was outscore the Blues. They've controlled five of the six periods that have been played in regulation, piling up shots and racking up chances against Allen. Read More

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Guardiola pleased with Manchester City progress

Guardiola pleased with Manchester City progress

Chelsea made the flawless response to Saturday's surprise defeat against Crystal Palace by beating Manchester City last night. A 2-1 defeat to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday stretched City's run without a win in all competitions to four games, leaving them 14 points behind the Premier League leaders with eight games remaining. Read More

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Umpire Dale Scott sustains concussion on Trumbo foul tip

Umpire Dale Scott sustains concussion on Trumbo foul tip

But, boy, did the Jays ever need that pickup that Morales provided with his walkoff homer in after the Jays coughed up a 1-0 lead in the top of the 9th. The ball hit off Jones' glove for a triple, but Jones ran full stride into a portion of the wall that has a scoreboard on it. With Ryan Tepera on the mound, Mark Trumbo singled and Chris Davis walked before Mancini drove a sinker into the seats in left. Read More

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North Carolina squeaks by Gonzaga to win 6th NCAA men's basketball title

North Carolina squeaks by Gonzaga to win 6th NCAA men's basketball title

But for anyone who bleeds Carolina Blue, it sure was a thing of beauty. 3 in the Dean Smith era and 3 in the Roy Williams era, some of these guys such as Joel Berry II and Justin Jackson have left a legacy for years to come. "I'm sitting over there, I'm not thinking the officials are doing a bad job". I'm sitting over there, I'm not thinking the officials are doing a awful job. Read More

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Will he or won't he? Nurkic's return still uncertain

But while Golden State (32.4) had the best defense in the league against 3-pointers, the Trail Blazers (37.0) were better than just three teams, ranking 27th. Obviously if he plays, I'm sure I'll be on him some". Durant has returned to the lineup in the past week though, making the starting five even more lethal and offering head coach Steve Kerr even more flexibility on defense. Read More

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Watch NHL Game 2 Online, Team News

Watch NHL Game 2 Online, Team News

Washington Capitals right wing Justin Williams (14) skates with the puck while pressured by Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (34) during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Washington , Thursday, April 13, 2017. Read More

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Moore's eight strong innings lead Giants to win in home opener

Moore's eight strong innings lead Giants to win in home opener

The San Francisco Giants will be without their All-Star catcher for at least a week after the organization made the decision to place Buster Posey on the seven-day disabled list. That's part of what you come to expect (after a hit to the head). "We'll ramp it up a little bit here". Through five innings, he allowed four walks with a 44-54 ball-to-strike ratio. Read More

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More to life than football says Borussia Dortmund's Nuri Sahin

More to life than football says Borussia Dortmund's Nuri Sahin

Three blasts rocked the German team's coach as they made their way to their Champions League quarter-final first leg against AS Monaco on Tuesday (11 April), injuring Spanish defender Marc Bartra. We only talked football at half-time. UEFA, however, insisted both clubs agreed to play on Wednesday at the earlier 6:45 pm (local time) kickoff. Liverpool boss Klopp, who won two Bundesliga titles and was a runner-up in the 2012-13 Champions League during his seven years in charge of Dortmund, ... Read More

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Vettel holds off late Hamilton charge to win Bahrain GP

As Sunday's race was drawing to a close under floodlights, Hamilton was catching fast but ran out of time and finished nearly seven seconds behind. Triple world champion Hamilton qualified alongside, a mere 0.023 - or 17 centimeters - slower than Bottas's time of one minute 28.769 seconds but with everything still to play for on Sunday. Read More

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Cavs rest LeBron, finish collapse with 98-83 loss to Raptors

Cavs rest LeBron, finish collapse with 98-83 loss to Raptors

The Raptors will play the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round, with Game 1 scheduled for Saturday at 5:30 pm ET at the Air Canada Centre. If both the Cavs and Raptors win their opening series, they would meet in the conference semifinals. Momentum is not exactly on their side heading into the playoffs. "It felt like a playoff game there and Lance sure treated it like a playoff game", George said following Thursdays practice. Read More

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Antoine Griezmann rules out move to Real Madrid

As revealed by The Independent last month, Griezmann has reservations over moving to the Premier League, leaving a switch across the Spanish capital as his only realistic option. Zidane has seen speculation mount his position could be under scrutiny should Real fail to go on to deliver the La Liga title. "The plan is for them to come into the end of the season in top physical shape". Read More

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger 'determined to put things right' after Palace loss

Following last night's defeat he said: "I face it in every press conference at the moment but tonight I'm not in the mood to speak about it". "I want to say thank you to them for their fantastic support every time we play at home. "There are ways to lose a football match but he is not getting best out of these players". It's not good when you hear your captain (stand in captain) Theo Walcott say "Palace wanted it more". Read More

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LeBron saves Cavs from fourth-quarter collapse vs. Pacers

Indiana Pacers' Paul George (13) drives past Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (2) in the second half of Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, April 15, 2017 , in Cleveland . "Hell, no", he snapped. "Hell no. Not going into any game with the group that we have..." IN played a solid all-around game, matching the Cavs at both ends and even out-rebounding them. Read More

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Griezmann scores from spot as Atletico beats Leicester 1-0

Griezmann scores from spot as Atletico beats Leicester 1-0

Boss Craig Shakespeare added: 'The referee has to get that one right. "I think 1-0, we would have taken that before the game", said Shakespeare. "I think it's one of the major decisions of the game". The Premier League champions felt aggrieved after a spot kick was awarded when Antoine Griezmann was tripped by Marc Albrighton, an offence that clearly took place just outside the penalty area. Read More

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Blues top Wild 3-1, grab 3-0 series lead

I know that they're not going to go away lightly. "We got to find ways to put it past him some more". Timely goals have given the Blues the lead and forced Minnesota to play from behind for large chunks of the game. "I think he was just saving it all for the playoffs". Radulov, who got the overtime victor in Game 2 on Friday night after Tomas Plekanec tied it with 18 seconds left in regulation, has two goals and three assists in the past two games. Read More

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Westbrook kept waiting as Thunder down Grizzlies

According to Thunder Digest , Westbrook needs to average just about four rebounds and six assists per game to complete the season averaging a triple-double. "It's unbelievable", Westbrook said. Carmelo Anthony scored 23 points as NY snapped Chicago's four-game winning streak. Westbrook's teammates celebrated postgame by dumping water on him during his on-court interview, and a lot of the crowd hung around to chant "MVP" as he walked off the floor. Read More

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