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Whew! Raptors blow 25-point lead, but beat Bucks 92-89

Whew! Raptors blow 25-point lead, but beat Bucks 92-89

But it seemed like the young Bucks just ran out of steam and weren't quite ready for the big moment at the end of the game . The 25-point lead was gone. Toronto's first round win was a grueling six-game exercise in gauging the Raptors' validity. Toronto won three consecutive playoff games for the first time and advanced past the first round for the third time in franchise history. Read More

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Chelsea fans are desperate for a good result vs Everton

As Hazard latched onto the pass and rounded Maarten Stekelenburg a goal seemed certain, but the Belgian's touch wasn't quite delicate enough and his shot drifted into the side-netting. Eden Hazard's low-drilled free-kick was prodded home by captain Gary Cahill to double his side's advantage and reaffirm Chelsea's grip on the Premier League title. Read More

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Blazers need more than just Lillard, McCollum vs Warriors

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) reacts after scoring against the Portland Trail Blazers during the second half of Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, April 16, 2017. He drove the lane for a one-handed slam midway through the first then knocked down a three from the top about a minute later. Fans went wild when he dunked basket after basket! They did just that in the fourth quarter, and it sparked a 15-2 run on the offensive end. Read More

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Thames hits 2 HRs, Perez goes deep Brewers beat Reds 11-7

Jett Bandy led the team with three hits. Thames singled, walked and scored twice. Davis was lifted after Arcia's two-run homer and Villar's base hit in the third. "Two of those four home runs that I gave up I made good pitches down in the zone". While he's not blowing anyone away, he does seem to be on an upswing, going 5-for-16 with two doubles, a triple and three stolen bases in the last five games. Read More

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Watch IPL 2017 live on TV, Online

Both teams have performed well throughout the tournament and have both won their previous matches, with KKR defeating Delhi Daredevils and SRH trumping Kings XI Punjab. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): David Warner (Captain), Deepak Hooda, Naman Ojha (Wicket Keeper), Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson, Yuvraj Singh, Moises Henriques, Ashish Nehra and Siddarth Kaul. Read More

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Vettel pips Raikkonen to Russian pole

It was also Ferrari's first pole since 2015, ending a run of 18 by Mercedes. There was a safety-car stoppage after barely half a lap when Romain Grosjean's Haas hit the Renault of Jolyon Palmer on the inside of a right-hand bend, putting both cars into the wall. Read More

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Beating Spurs in FA Cup has no bearing on league, says Conte

Conte went on to suggest it is vital that you spend money on players with the right character, as he claimed a long-term strategy is far more productive than an attempt to buy instant success. “But for me I always said that Im very pleased for his commitment, for his work for the team, because hes always working for the team.”. "Honestly, I don't know", Conte said. Read More

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Gabriel Jesus starts as Man City make five changes

Marten De Roon denied Manchester City all three points in the reverse fixture. However, they are the division's lowest scorers with 24 goals, which is the same tally as the league's leading marksman, Romelu Lukaku, prior to the weekend. With five league games left in the season, Guardiola's men will need to win every game if they want to finish in the top three and avoid the Champions League qualifiers next season. Read More

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Jurgen Klopp not scared about potential Premier League slide

Speaking at his delight at inking a new deal, Lovren said: "I think this is one special day for me and my family". "I think I am the happiest guy (in the world) today, it's another dream come true". I know my team, and they will listen to what I say. "Their front two will try to bully us and we saw that past year". If we win four, I would say it's more likely it will happen. Read More

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Whicker: Oilers' Adam Larsson too slick for Ducks

They went on to win three of those series in a sweep and defeated the Ducks 4-1 in the Western Conference Finals. Tarasenko scores twice as Blues beat Predators ST. Make no mistake, Talbot was locked-in from start to finish, turning aside 39 of the 40 pucks fired his way, but chances are none of that would have mattered without Edmonton getting off to the kind of start they did. Read More

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Bayern Munich crowned Bundesliga champions for fifth consecutive season

Bayern Munich crowned Bundesliga champions for fifth consecutive season

Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Bayern Munich brushed aside Wolfsburg 6-0 to seal a record fifth-successive Bundesliga title triumph. No German side had won more than three titles in a row before Bayern made it four past year. Ancelotti has now added a German league title success to accompany those in and Italy (AC Milan 2004), England (Chelsea 2010) and France (Paris Saint-Germain 2013), becoming the first manager to win a title in four of Europe's top five leagues. Read More

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Murray and Nadal advance to Barcelona Open semifinals

The 19th-ranked Ramos-Vinolas had eliminated Murray in the third round at the Monte Carlo Masters last week before eventually losing to Rafael Nadal in the final . "For me personally, it's the best victory this year so far", the world No 9 said. The Austrian did not waste the opportunity and took the match with a handsome lob. Read More

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Vettel takes pole position for Russian Grand Prix

Vettel takes pole position for Russian Grand Prix

In a busy session - where drivers were completing more than one lap in order to warm up their tyres - Vettel's 1:33.194 pipped Raikkonen in the final seconds of qualifying. With Ferrari top of the constructors' championship, Vettel leading Hamilton in the drivers' championship - by seven points - and with strategy options limited around Sochi due to reduced tyre degradation, it seems like a flawless opportunity to extend the points gap in both. Read More

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After lots of trades and picks, Jets fill big needs in draft

After lots of trades and picks, Jets fill big needs in draft

He was allegedly nicknamed " Lazy Leggett" at Clemson for poor work habits. He is also a talented pass catcher, as he was one of three Power-5 players targeted at least 70 times a year ago without a drop, according to ESPN Stats & Info. Gang Green also acquired a fifth-round pick in the deal. After taking two safeties, it is pretty clear that Marcus Gilchrist and Calvin Pryor's days could be numbered in NY. Read More

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NBA Yesterday | Raptors and Spurs move on with Game 6 wins

If there has been one consistent theme about Toronto in the playoffs, it is inconsistency. A season ago, Channing Frye made the Raptors pay when defensive miscommunications led to open looks. As the Raptors crumbled under the force of the Bucks' energy and length, it felt like the end of an era. You gotta make your free throws . And now as they prepare for the Cleveland Cavaliers it will be the lesson the Raptors take out of this series. Read More

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Bruins vs. Senators live stream, Game 4

Bruins vs. Senators live stream, Game 4

Mike Hoffman scored two goals and Derick Brassard added another for the Senators. Boston's Tuuka Rask and Ottawa's Craig Anderson have been disappointing in net. The Bruins were still missing defencemen Brandon Carlo , Torey Krug and Adam McQuaid from practice Tuesday. The Senators, after coughing up a three-goal lead in the second period, put all those bad memories behind them. Read More

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Fred Hoiberg said Isaiah Canaan will start again Friday

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) hits the floor after losing his balance on a rebound during the second quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game against the Chicago Bulls in Boston, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. "We believe in one another", said Bradley. The Celtics' whole identity flopped and failed in the first two games of this series . Robin Lopez was also issued a technical foul in the fourth quarter after complaining nonstop about a non-call. Read More

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Offensive draft early, QBs prized after Garrett is No. 1

Offensive draft early, QBs prized after Garrett is No. 1

Last season, the Browns ranked near the bottom of the National Football League in several statistical categories defensively, most notably points, yards and rushing yards allowed. 2 in the 2011 draft and offensive tackle Luke Joeckel going No. 2 in 2013. He completed 68.2 percent of his passes while setting school records with 3,748 yards and 30 touchdowns in his one full season of running the Tar Heels' offense. Read More

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National Basketball Association roundup: Cavaliers hold on to beat Pacers

Yet with a straightforward romp to victory beckoning, Cleveland again made life hard for themselves, with errors allowing IN to compile an eight-point run that slashed the lead to just seven points at 109-102 with 2:42 remaining. James had 17 points, five assists and five rebounds. "We were instructed to stay put because of the situation that was happening last night", McMillan said Monday after the team's shootaround, via USA Today . Read More

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Joshua Knocks Klitschko Out - MONSTER Fight Gallery

Joshua, 250 1/2 lbs of London is now 19-0 with 19 knockouts. "You leave your ego at the door and respect your opponent". A rematch would be great for Joshua, now that he knows he can beat Klitschko. " The best man won tonight and it's a massive event for boxing ", Klitschko told Sky Sports . "Anthony was better than me tonight". Joshua took his foot off the gas after that, feeling he had the fight won - as many did after seeing Klitschko's face as he got back up - but the former ... Read More

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Zach Werenski out for postseason with facial fracture

Byron scored at 15:42 when Chris Kreider lost the puck to Brendan Gallagher, who followed in after his shot was stopped to feed it in front. Guentzel is the first Pittsburgh rookie to get a playoff hat trick. Brandon Dubinsky had tied the score at 4 with 4:49 left in the third period when he punched in a rebound on a hard shot by Blue Jackets teammate Jack Johnson. Read More

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5 things we learned from Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko

5 things we learned from Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko

Anthony Joshua , who is 14 years younger, wouldn't have lasted the distance against the rampaging Ukrainian when he was in his 30s. "Fury, where you at, baby?" he asked. Klitschko had the moment to finish off Joshua, he didn't and the rest is history. "In this small little ring there's nowhere to hide". "Two gentleman fought each other, Anthony won tonight, I (was) waiting to give but all the respect to you guys, thank you". Read More

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NFL's wild opening round could yield more surprises on Day 2

NFL's wild opening round could yield more surprises on Day 2

Cleveland finished off a great first round by moving back to the bottom of the first round by taking one of the top rated tight ends in this draft in David Njoku . Garrett recorded 32 1/2 sacks during his three seasons with the Aggies. Fournette became the fourth LSU running back selected in the opening round since 1967, while McCaffrey became the third Stanford running back chosen in the first round. Read More

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte admits his heart remains in Italy

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte admits his heart remains in Italy

One thing that's certain is that Conte will not be spending the rest of his managerial career at Chelsea or in the Premier League as the Italian made it clear that he wants to return to Italy at some point in his career. " It took me six months to get the English to appreciate me and then you two come along ..." he joked. However it remains unlikely that Conte will be tempted away from the Premier League in the near future, with talks progressing towards a new contract for the Chelsea manager. Read More

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