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Warriors F Kevin Durant out for Game 2 against the Blazers

The Warriors overcame 17 turnovers, off which the Blazers scored 20 points. When JaVale McGee checks into a game at Oracle Arena, there's a rumble among the fans that eventually grows into a raucous cheer. That's too much risk considering the fact that he is priced 76 percent above the next best SF option on DraftKings and 88.5 percent on FanDuel. The center had 6 big first quarter points to set the tone and was constantly winning position underneath the hoop. Read More

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Thunder blow 12 point lead

Thunder star and fellow MVP candidate Russell Westbrook had 35 points (10 of 28 shooting), 14 rebounds and 14 assists, but he missed a three-pointer with eight seconds left that would have cut the lead to one and then turned the ball over on the Thunder's final possession. Read More

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Patriots sign Super Bowl hero Butler, may trade him

Patriots sign Super Bowl hero Butler, may trade him

The Patriots' full schedule was released Thursday night . The Saints and Patriots have also worked together in the recent past with the latter acquiring Brandin Cooks in a trade last month. The Bills stand to lose running back Mike Gillislee a year after failing to match the Patriots' offer to sign receiver Chris Hogan. As of now, Butler figures to line up opposite Gilmore in what should be one of the NFL's most talented secondaries, if not the best. Read More

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Sharks C Joe Thornton needs ACL surgery before free agency

Sharks C Joe Thornton needs ACL surgery before free agency

The team will play the next series against the Anaheim Ducks, who swept the Calgary Flames in round 1. Late in the game, the Sharks were leading 7-0. That would ultimately be their first and final bite in this contest, though, as Cam Talbot stood strong the rest of the way... except on a wild scene in which a Joe Pavelski backhand hit both the crossbar and far post before sputtering out of harm's way. Read More

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LeBron James Traveled Before Go-Ahead 3-Pointer in Game 4

James' three-pointer gave Cleveland a 103-102 lead, and Kyle Korver made two free throws with 19.1 seconds left for a 105-102 lead. Deron Williams scored 14 points and Kevin Love had 16 rebounds. Stephenson led the team in scoring with 22 points as well as totaling 6 rebounds and 3 assists. He finished with a plus-minus of +5 over that stretch - not too shabby as the Cavs look to wrap up their first round series Sunday. Read More

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Gary Lineker says Manchester United's Marcus Rashford is special

A wet, cold Manchester afternoon was the setting for United to end a run of 12 games without victory against Chelsea , stretching back to a 3-2 away win in October 2012. I think Arsenal here [a 1-1 draw], Tottenham [Hotspur] here [a 1-0 win], we played really well but today I think was a special performance because it was a special opponent: the leader, the way they play, and I think we played really well, very solid performance. Read More

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Sibanye shareholders agree to purchase of Stillwater Mining

Sibanye shareholders agree to purchase of Stillwater Mining

Analysts have a mean recommendation of 1.80 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). WARNING: "Royal Bank of Canada Analysts Give Stillwater Mining Company (SWC ) a $17.00 Price Target" was originally published by Markets Daily and is owned by of Markets Daily. Read More

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Liverpool willing to break club transfer record

Liverpool willing to break club transfer record

Liverpool's current record is £35 million, which they paid to bring Andy Carroll over from Newcastle in 2011. TF1: United have shown the greatest interest in Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann according to the player's agent. Van Dijk, a 25-year-old center-back, has spent the last two years with the Saints, after three seasons in the Eredivisie with Groningen and another three in Scotland with Celtic. Read More

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Aaron Hernandez Found Not Guilty in Double Murder Case

Aaron Hernandez Found Not Guilty in Double Murder Case

Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots tight end who was on trial for his alleged role in a double murder dating back to 2012, has been acquitted of the crimes. - May 28, 2014: Hernandez pleads not guilty to charges in connection with the deaths of de Abreu and Furtado. Later that month, authorities charged Hernandez with first-degree murder and multiple related gun charges. Read More

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Resting regulars a topic on the final day of NBA season

Resting regulars a topic on the final day of NBA season

At one point, Brooklyn was down by 21 points, as the Nets trailed the Bulls 43-22 with five minutes left in the first half. "When you have players that embrace culture, and we embrace them for who they are, and they take ownership, and it evolves into something even different and better , it's one of the most powerful things in team sports", Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. Read More

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Leafs rally, put Caps in 2-1 hole

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Ryan Getzlaf scored the tiebreaking power-play goal with 4:46 to play on a freaky deflection off Lance Bouma's skate, and Anaheim took a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. So everything is magnified, that's all. The Maple Leafs have given the Washington Capitals a fight every game this series. "I think we feel like can come out and control the game", Rielly said. Read More

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Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

But Williams opened the fourth with two free throws and added three more from the line along with a three-pointer as the Rockets regained the advantage with Westbrook on the bench - and they held on even after Westbrook re-entered the game as the Thunder missed a string of shots. Read More

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Lawyer Representing Aaron Hernandez Disputes Rumor of Gay Lover

Early Jr.'s office has refused to share the notes' contents. Hernandez, 27, the former tight end for the New England Patriots was found hanged in his cell early Wednesday morning. At the funeral home, two men in suits checked IDs as guests drove up the driveway. Former teammates Brandon Spikes , who played with Hernandez for the New England Patriots , and brothers Maurkice Pouncey of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Mike Pouncey of the Miami Dolphins, also attended. Read More

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Leafs are down but not out of tight series against Capitals

Leafs are down but not out of tight series against Capitals

Only four teams in National Hockey League history have come back to win a playoff series after losing the first three games. St. Louis Blues' Alexander Steen (20) goes airborne while trying to control the puck against Minnesota Wild's Ryan White (20) during the first period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series Saturday, Ap. Read More

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Backup G Austin Rivers to return for Clippers in Game 5

Backup G Austin Rivers to return for Clippers in Game 5

Ingles carried the burden of the playmaking duties in Hayward's absence - consistently using screens to penetrate the paint before threading precise passes to big men Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert for easy buckets. The Clippers made moves in the offseason to improve their bench. Rivers has missed the entire series to this point while dealing with a hamstring issue. Read More

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Chris Gayle's thanks to friends, fans and franchise

Young-gun Ishan Kishan scored causative knock of 39 runs at the middle-order besides not-so-impressive performances by Suresh Raina (23), Aaron Finch (19) and Ravindra Jadeja (23). Under cricket's laws it is not a catch if the fielder after catching the ball "subsequently touches the boundary or grounds some part of his person beyond the boundary while carrying the ball". Read More

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Rockets advance with 105-99 win over Thunder

Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander left his courtside seat during live action to yell at referee Bill Kennedy in the final seconds of the first quarter in Game 5 against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night. In an elimination game on Tuesday, Grant played 24 minutes and scored 11 points. It was a slow start to proceedings as both sides struggled offensively throughout the first half, Westbrook leading the way with 18 points at the interval as the Rockets established a slight edge ... Read More

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Karlsson's OT goal lifts Sharks to Game 1 win over Oilers

Karlsson's OT goal lifts Sharks to Game 1 win over Oilers

Motivation is abundant for the current Sharks after coming up short last season in the Stanley Cup Final. Along the way, they beat the Sharks in six games, the only time the teams have met in the playoffs. The Sharks were 0 for 6 with the man advantage and are 1 for 12 through the first two games. He fed McDavid, who fed Maroon on the doorstep with a slick pass at the 10:22 mark. Read More

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LeBron James leads Cavaliers to sweep of Pacers

Or, as James said, "when (Williams has) got that right to left crossover and that left to right crossover, he's pulling up threes off pick and rolls with no hesitation, he's getting to the lane".that's him getting back to being D-Will. Cleveland has swept all eight series in which it has taken a 3-0 lead. Pacers All-Star Paul George had a chance to tie the game but his three-point attempt with one second left didn't draw rim. Read More

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End of Sharks season could bring end to Thornton-Marleau era

End of Sharks season could bring end to Thornton-Marleau era

Though his play dipped during the Sharks' losing streak in the season, he rose again to the occasion in the playoffs. For the first time in over a decade, the Edmonton Oilers have advanced in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. He said in areas like preparation, dealing with the emotional highs and lows, the rhythm of a series, even the differences in officiating, the Oilers now know what to expect. Read More

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Ronaldo reigns, Neuer shines, and Real wins

Bayern managed to force several corners early in the match, finally on the sixth set-piece from the side of the pitch Vidal headed home the ball through Keylor Navas' fingers. Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo said he never expected to become the first player to score 100 goals in UEFA club competition. Take my advice, says money manager John Drinnan: When does plain talk become hate speech? . Read More

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Looking to fill hole on OL, Packers sign veteran Jahri Evans

Looking to fill hole on OL, Packers sign veteran Jahri Evans

First reported by NFL Network's Media Insider, Ian Rapoport , the Packers have agreed to terms with offensive guard Jahri Evans . Do: Improve the secondary and pass rushOutside linebacker T.J. Evans' impending signing turns a desperate need at the right guard position to one that the Packers could either address at the end of the upcoming draft or simply roll with who they now have on the roster. Read More

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Sanchez will not move to rival - Arsenal boss Wenger

Sanchez will not move to rival - Arsenal boss Wenger

However, Wenger could have him available for Wednesday night's Premier League clash with Leicester City, and the Frenchman admitted that his side may need to win all of their remaining games if they are to finish in the top four. "People can question my decision, but not my loyalty and commitment to the club", he said . "What I did is just to give a bit more security to a team who conceded three goals in the last three away games", he said. Read More

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Zidane rests Ronaldo for Deportivo clash despite Clasico stumble

Zidane rests Ronaldo for Deportivo clash despite Clasico stumble

Real Madrid and Barcelona have 75 points each but the Catalan club is ahead on goal difference. Despite the injuries, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez would say Bale was worth the £85 million investment. 26 at 3:30pm EST. Deportivo's striker Florian Andone will be looking to capitalise on Sergio Ramos's absence. It won't be easy, as they still have to host good teams like Sevilla or Valencia and visit Celta and Granada , so Zidane's men will need to keep their composure in ... Read More

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MacArthur scores for Senators in OT to eliminate Boston

After the game, Karlsson revealed he played the entire series with two hairline fractures in his left heel. Brad Marchand assisted on both of Boston's markers, giving him four points in six playoff games this year. This guy comes back from that hit, that was a major, major concussion. "This certainly stings, I think there is a lot of unfinished business here". Rask agreed with his veteran teammates that the youngsters acquitted themselves very well. Read More

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Berdych advances in ATP Monte-Carlo Masters

Berdych advances in ATP Monte-Carlo Masters

Joao Sousa of Portugal eased past German player Florian Mayer 6-3, 6-2. He was two, three points away from winning it. The Brit is defending 3,160 on the red dirt over the next seven weeks, having reached the Monte Carlo semis, Madrid final , won Rome and made the Roland Garros final past year. Read More

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Cavs sweep Pacers 4-0

LeBron finished Game 4 with a game-high 33 points to go along with 10 rebounds, four assists and four steals. James has now won more consecutive first round games (21) than any National Basketball Association player since 1984, when the playoffs switched to a 16-team format. Read More

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