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Thomas scores 53, Celtics beat Wizards 129-119 in OT

ET on TNT. "It was unreal", Horford said of Thomas" game. There was a scary moment for Wizards fans as John Wall went up to block a shot from Kelly Olynyk only to land on the wrist that he broke back in the 2015 playoffs. His teammates went on a 13-2 run without him to cut into Washington's lead. The Wizards could do no wrong in the first period. Curry scored 16 first-half points while Durant and Thompson each added 10. Read More

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Manfred says fan taunts of Jones unacceptable

Manfred says fan taunts of Jones unacceptable

Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson said that although he never heard any taunts himself back when he was a visiting player in Boston , "We were told by other players who had played there in the past". "The behaviors of these few ignorant individuals does not reflect the millions of great baseball fans who attend our games". The Red Sox said any spectator behaving poorly forfeits the right to be in the ballpark and could be subject to further action. Read More

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"Unique" Ronaldo leaves Atletico needing a miracle

Amazingly, Ronaldo had been on the receiving end of some stick from Real fans during the last Champions League , with whistles from the crowd being silenced by a hat-trick against Bayern Munich. Real have eliminated Diego Simeone's men in each of the past three years, including in the 2014 and 2016 finals, by the finest of margins. The last time Real, level on points with league leaders Barcelona with one game in hand, were crowned champions of Spain and Europe in the same season was 1957-58. Read More

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Brilliant Ronaldo nets hat-trick as Madrid ease past Atletico

Brilliant Ronaldo nets hat-trick as Madrid ease past Atletico

However, Zidane also knows the Bernabeu powers-that-be will also have their sights set on holding off Barcelona to land the LaLiga title. Right now, the Portuguese star is the world's best player - sorry Messi fans, the Real Madrid man deservedly won the Ballon D'or previous year - and in another virtuoso performance, the former Manchester United player absolutely obliterated one of the meanest defences in Europe. Read More

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Sunderland relegated from Premier League after a decade

Sunderland relegated from Premier League after a decade

John O'Shea said Sunderland were "distraught" after Josh King's 88th-minute goal condemned the Black Cats to relegation, but the players have had long enough to brace themselves for this outcome. With scores of staff about to be made redundant and nine senior players out of contract next month the future could scarcely be more uncertain. Following the loss, a defeated Moyes admitted he had sympathy for the club's supporters, he said: "My thoughts are mainly with the supporters tonight ... Read More

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Celtics won this one on instinct

Wizards built the lead back to 10 early in the fourth but Celtics countered with a 14-1 rally to take a three-point advantage, 102-99, with 7:05 to play in the period. Wizards Coach Scott Brooks, however, expressed much more reticence while discussing Morris's status. They will live by the three and die by the three but the true potential of this team is when all those three pointers are falling, and given how successful the Celtics have been in generating those open looks, nothing in ... Read More

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Chelsea will reap financial rewards from Premier League success

Chelsea will reap financial rewards from Premier League success

At the bottom, Sunderland were officially relegated from the top-flight after their defeat at home to Bournemouth, coupled with Hull's 0-0 draw at Southampton, saw them fall 13 points adrift with just four games of the campaign remaining. "They wait for chances and are really clinical". Tottenham will arrive at the London Stadium on the prowl for their 10th win in a row in the league. Read More

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Penguins star Sidney Crosby has concussion, out for Game 4 against Caps

The Penguins also will be without winger Conor Sheary , who was concussed when teammate Patric Hornqvist ran into him in Game 3. "They always respond the right way", Sullivan said. "I wasn't even trying to cross-check him with a serious amount of force", said Niskanen. Penguins captain Sidney Crosby was diagnosed with a concussion following a cross-check by Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen in the opening minutes of Monday's Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Read More

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Matt Niskanen avoids National Hockey League hearing for hit on Sidney Crosby

It wasn't intentional", said Niskanen , a former Penguins defenseman who once fought Crosby while playing for the Dallas Stars. There is no timetable for the two-time MVP's return. The Penguins have become adept at surviving the loss of bold-faced names this season. It was later reported that Crosby suffered a concussion, and he missed 68 games over 10 months as symptoms lingered. Read More

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John Higgins leads the way in World Championship final

That left him requiring five frames in the evening to land the trophy for a third time in four years, while shell-shocked Higgins needed to pick himself up from the jolt of losing nine of the last 10 frames. "Whether it's one, two, three , or four, he looks as if he'll be the challenger to Hendry's seven". Lesser men would have crumbled but there is a reason why Selby has held top spot in the world rankings for 117 weeks. Read More

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Klitschko fight 'too soon' for Joshua

Klitschko fight 'too soon' for Joshua

The 27-year-old Joshua fought in Vegas as an amateur, but Lewis told Press Association Sport: "I'm shocked Anthony Joshua doesn't want to fight in Vegas". I love the fact that the fighters show respect to each other and the fans love it. It's not just Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko we can expect fireworks from when the pair go head-to-head at Wembley on April 29, if Sky Sports' latest announcement is anything to go by. Read More

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Arsene Wenger pleased with "strong response" as Arsenal seal Wembley return

I felt we became stronger. He's an animal, constantly willing to kill the adversary. The Gunner boss added: "It has to be the target to win every game - starting against Leicester". "It is going to be an exciting end but one that we are more than up for". Wenger has endured a wretched time this season as frustrated Arsenal fans called for his resignation after their failures to challenge for silverware in the Premier League and Champions League. Read More

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Chelsea can't shake Spurs - Matic ready to scrap for Premier League title

Chelsea can't shake Spurs - Matic ready to scrap for Premier League title

But the difference between Wanyama's usual displays and his performance against Arsenal was what the 25-year-old offered going forward; namely two successful dribbles and three created chances. "We are in the race and the gap is still four points", Pochettino said. Everything is open until the end. Tottenham finally above Arsenal on the table: after 22 years, 11 coaches and 50 games, Tottenham is finally the number 1 in the North London Derby after 2 goals from Alli & Kane. Read More

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Former Man United man compares Rashford to Cristiano Ronaldo

Former Man United man compares Rashford to Cristiano Ronaldo

He is one of the best holding midfielders I've ever seen in my life by far. Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford has praised the impact Zlatan Ibrahimovic has made at the club, and wants him to remain next season. Persistent rumours suggest that a deal is in place for him to join Everton this summer, yet United captain Rooney side-stepped questions on his future ahead of Thursday night's Manchester derby at the Etihad Stadium. Read More

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Pageau's 4th goal lifts Senators in 2nd OT

Pageau's 4th goal lifts Senators in 2nd OT

It didn't matter. The 24-year-old put together a "legendary game" at Canadian Tire Centre by scoring a career-high four goals, including the 6-5 double overtime victor. "I knew from playing against him he was a pain in the butt", said Phaneuf, who joined the Sens last season from Toronto. "I think every game, we've got to treat it like Game 7 and we've got to win these games, but I don't think we should put too much pressure on ourselves", J.T. Read More

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Pageau's 4th goal lifts Senators in 2nd OT

Pageau's 4th goal lifts Senators in 2nd OT

It didn't matter. The 24-year-old put together a "legendary game" at Canadian Tire Centre by scoring a career-high four goals, including the 6-5 double overtime victor. "I knew from playing against him he was a pain in the butt", said Phaneuf, who joined the Sens last season from Toronto. "I think every game, we've got to treat it like Game 7 and we've got to win these games, but I don't think we should put too much pressure on ourselves", J.T. Read More

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WMU's Corey Davis bet on himself, won big

WMU's Corey Davis bet on himself, won big

Davis wasn't seen much by the casual fan throughout his stellar four-year career with Western Michigan, but he's deserving of all the hype surrounding him. "We're excited about this weekend". "I'm trying to work a trade with Kevin Costner, but he won't call me back". It's traditional - some might say simple - numbers that catch the attention of the Tennessee Titans general manager, things like games played, yards gained and tackles. Read More

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Tottenham are the best team in the Premier League-Slaven Bilic

Tottenham are the best team in the Premier League-Slaven Bilic

It is hard. It is good to try to play first and try to put that pressure on, so it will be good to play on Friday night. "Watching them win [at Everton earlier on Sunday], we knew we had to win our game, and we did it". They needed to win to keep their title chances alive. I'm sure they won't give up until the end of the season. "It shows the way the club's going". Read More

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Penguins star Crosby leaves following hit to head

We're optimistic and we're hopeful that we'll get him back in a timely fashion. "I thought he was great", Trotz said of Holtby. Game 4 is Wednesday night. Hockey fans were treated to one hell of a Game 3 between the Penguins and Capitals on Monday. Still - it was a dirty play.for house-leage Atom.in the National Hockey League it was a standard cross-check to the face. Read More

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Serena Williams Is Pregnant, Plans To Return In 2018

Bruce Young, Silverman Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York University Langone Medical Center. Williams, who got engaged to Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian late past year, has nothing left to prove on the court, and considering she's older than both Clijsters and Azarenka were when they took their respective breaks from tennis, no one would blame her if she chose to leave tennis for good. Read More

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North London is ours - Alli revels in Spurs' ascendance

North London is ours - Alli revels in Spurs' ascendance

At this stage last season, Tottenham trailed Leicester City by five points but failed to win any of their last four games as they faded badly to end up in third spot. It was a very big day and we've one more to come. "It's a huge win for us and the fans". Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech was devastated and said the defeat could have a major impact on the side's hopes of making the UEFA Champions League next season. Read More

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Hat trick hero Ronaldo first to 100 Champions League goals

Hat trick hero Ronaldo first to 100 Champions League goals

In the extra time, Cristiano Ronaldo would score two goals offside! The Bundesliga leaders were angered by several key decisions made by Hungarian referee Viktor Kassai. Chile midfielder Vidal directly blamed Kassi for their defeat. He makes the difference. "I spoke to the referee after the game". Bayern, the 2013 Champions League victor, had made it at least to the semifinals for the last five seasons. Read More

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Joshua king of heavyweights after defeating Klitschko

He also insisted that the 27-year-old champion remains "vulnerable" before, having long dismissed his points defeat by Tyson Fury in 2015 as an "off-night", saying he had no excuse this time around. "Two gentlemen fought each other". I just want to fight everyone. "As I've said, if you don't take part, you'll never know the outcome", he added. "It was really good, I had fun. Read More

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Marcelo saves Real Madrid after Ronaldo misses penalty

Marcelo saves Real Madrid after Ronaldo misses penalty

But that lasted just three minutes, with Marcelo bounding forward (despite it being his eighth game in 25 days) and scoring the victor to keep Madrid on track. As well as victories in Lisbon (2014) and Milan (2016), Real knocked Atletico out of the competition in the 2015 quarter-finals. Marcelo , Real's assist leader, scored the victor against Valencia in the Spanish league on Saturday. Read More

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Max Pacioretty: Max Pacioretty has 1A in four playoff games

Max Pacioretty: Max Pacioretty has 1A in four playoff games

The Maple Leafs took a double-overtime thriller on Saturday, with Kaspari Kapanen finishing off a lovely feed from former Rangers grinder Brian Boyle to even the series at 1-1 heading into a pivotal Game 3. Weber got a pass from Alex Galchenyuk in the left circle and fired it past a sprawled Lundqvist at 7:42. That goal would remain intact throughout the third period, where the Rangers continued to pressure the Canadiens in the offensive zone. Read More

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