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Conley gives statement, DNA to police in rape accusation

Conley gives statement, DNA to police in rape accusation

When it came time for the Raiders to announce their pick many people were amazed to hear them select Gareon Conley , cornerback out of Ohio State University. It was reported that the said incident happened on April 9 in a downtown hotel in Cleveland. This reality may not keep the league and the Raiders from trying to devise an ad hoc approach that reduces the criticism and cries of inconsistency, but if it gets to that point a fair response would be that the Raiders should have considered ... Read More

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Milwaukee Bucks eager to build after strong finish to season

During last season's playoff run, which included two seven-game series wins before losing in six to the Cavaliers in the conference finals, the players got to the point where they could joke about how much they seem to love drama. Norman Powell was still a boss, shooting 3-for-6 from the field and a ideal 2-for-2 from beyond the arc (making him a flawless 9-for-9 from deep since joining the starting lineup in Game 4), but his line of eight points, three boards, two turnovers, and four fouls ... Read More

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Kane eager to put pressure on Chelsea

Kane eager to put pressure on Chelsea

Spurs just fell short of the top-flight title last season when Leicester's fairytale came true and they look like losing out to resurgent Chelsea in this campaign. Tottenham's win puts them 17 points ahead of Arsenal and means they are guaranteed to finish above their rivals for the first time since 1995. "It'll be a tough game away from home but hopefully we can get that win, put the pressure on and just wait and see". Read More

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Here's why the Kasper Schmeichel to United rumours have blown up

Here's why the Kasper Schmeichel to United rumours have blown up

The reason behind Mourinho's interest is ongoing speculation linking David De Gea with an exit this summer, as noted by The Sun , with Real Madrid understood to still be keen on taking the Spanish global back to La Liga. The former Manchester City and Leeds United shotstopper has come on leaps and bounds since he made the move to the King Power Stadium and was a key figure in helping the Foxes win the Premier League title last season. Read More

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Terry Pluto: Browns First Round Draft Picks Gets a

Terry Pluto: Browns First Round Draft Picks Gets a "B+"

The Browns ranked No. 30 in sacks previous year (26 total) and this will go a long way upgrading their pass rush. I haven't given out mine yet, but I'd probably give them a B or B+. But there's been a few good, deep drafts in the last several years that have failed to produce any long-term players for the Bears. The dust has yet to even settle from the 2017 NFL Draft but it is never too early to look into the future to 2018. Read More

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Nadal becomes first man to win same tournament 10 times

Indian star Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas won a tough three-set battle against Henri Kontinen of Finland and Australia's John Peers to enter the men's doubles semifinals of the Monte-Carlo Masters tennis tournament. But I know if I am in finals of important events, the normal thing is I finally win titles. "That's fair from the chair umpire to tell me that I'm taking a little bit too much time". Read More

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Monaco, Juventus advance to Champions League semis

Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel has left both Marcel Schmelzer and Ousmane Dembele out of his team for Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final second leg in Monaco , the kick-off of which was delayed by five minutes. We know what we need to do. The France worldwide then took his reputation to new heights at Signal Iduna Park where he scored either side of half-time to secure a 3-2 victory before scoring again at the Stade Louis II . Read More

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Tigers place 1B Miguel Cabrera on 10-day DL with groin strain

Tigers place 1B Miguel Cabrera on 10-day DL with groin strain

Sano pointed at Boyd. Sano then struck Tigers catcher James McCann in the chest after McCann brushed Sano above the shoulders with his glove in an attempt to keep him from rushing Boyd. After the Tigers' 5-4 victory, Detroit skipper Brad Ausmus said Jones had a "nasty split lip" and was undergoing a CT scan at the hospital. He has made his first two career starts in 2017 with the Twins and has had mixed results. Read More

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Benches clear after tempers flare in Rangers-Astros game

Benches clear after tempers flare in Rangers-Astros game

BLUE JAYS 7, YANKEES 1 Ryan Goins hit the first two-RBI sacrifice fly in Toronto's 40-year history to go along with his two-run home run in a victory over host NY. Marisnick had been out since suffering a concussion on April 23. METS 7, BRAVES 5: Michael Conforto homered and drove in three runs, and the Mets scored five times in the fourth inning off Julio Teheran before holding out to beat the Atlanta Braves 7-5 on Monday night. Read More

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Pau Gasol responds to David Fizdale's rant

Pau Gasol responds to David Fizdale's rant

Fizdale went on a ferocious rant during his postgame press session, ripping the officials for being unacceptably unprofessional. "That was a very poorly officiated basketball game", Fizdale began. "If it rallies our fans and it sounds like we're selling T-shirts right now, and all of the money is going back into our community then it was worth it for me". Read More

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James scores 33 as Cavaliers sweep Pacers

Kyrie Irving (28 points) was the only other starter who scored in double figures for the Cavaliers , but Deron Williams helped carry the load with 14 points off the bench. The whole team was in sync, and it seemed as if the Cavs showed up unprepared. "We need to learn a lesson from that team". Heck, sometimes that fluctuation occurs from half to half or even quarter to quarter. Read More

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Serena Williams confirms pregnancy, to take break from tennis

Serena Williams confirms pregnancy, to take break from tennis

With the win, Serena surpassed Steffi Graf's tally of 22, thus becoming the most successful women's player in the Open era; only Margaret Court, with 24 titles across the amateur and Open eras, has more. It comes after Serena got engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis, 33, in December after 15 months of dating. Serena Williams has been championing the world tennis from 2002 and six years in total duration of her career. Read More

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Cesc Fabregas chased by Man Utd and Liverpool

Cesc Fabregas chased by Man Utd and Liverpool

Liverpool may be keen to reinforce their midfield options in the transfer window, with Lucas' contract set to expire, Jordan Henderson's injury concerns and reported interest in Philippe Coutinho. AC Milan and many other sides have thus begun to monitor him, but he has said he won't be signing for the Serie A side or any other Italian team as he prefers to stay at Chelsea . Read More

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Inspirational Video From Kevin Garnett Helps Lift Celtics In Game 3

On Sunday - eight days after his sister was killed in a auto accident - Thomas rose once more with 33 points and seven assists as the Celtics drew even in their NBA Eastern Conference first-round play-off series with a 104-95 victory. He said: " That's not the reason I'm an impossible cover . I had to stay with it. My teammates believed in me that whole time and kept me locked in, kept me ready to go, kept me motivated". Read More

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NHL Playoffs: Capitals vs Penguins in Game 3

Niskansen was given a five-minute major and game misconduct at the time of the injury and said after the game he hadn't meant to hurt the Penguins' captain. More importantly, the team lost their captain, Sidney Crosby, to a devastating head injury that will keep him off the ice for at least the team's next game. Read More

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Cristiano Ronaldo scores his 400th Real Madrid goal in style

Cristiano Ronaldo scores his 400th Real Madrid goal in style

Atletico only had one shot on target and will need to pull off one of the Champions League's all-time special performances to stop double-chasing Real from ending their European dreams for the fourth straight season . Ronaldo got Real Madrid up and running in the 10th minute, with Atletico unable to handle the prolific forward. The goal was perhaps fortunate to have stood as Ronaldo appeared a yard offside when Ramos had first played the ball in. Read More

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Ronaldo leads Madrid to 3-0 win over Atletico in CL semis

But Madrid were in front three minutes later as Casemiro chopped a cross into the ground, and as it bounced up Ronaldo rose highest to head into the net. Barring a miracle comeback by Atletico in the second leg Ronaldo will spearhead his team in the final in Cardiff on June 3, with the Portuguese looking in ideal shape to add a fourth Champions League medal to his collection. Read More

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Leon Draisaitl can thrive for Edmonton Oilers in Anaheim against Ducks

Leon Draisaitl can thrive for Edmonton Oilers in Anaheim against Ducks

The Ducks took a hostile crowd out of the game early and took the Oilers out of it late by scoring three goals in the first period and three goals down the stretch en route to a convincing 6-3 Game 3 victory at Rogers Place. "If you want to have success, we have a job to get done". "We're doing a lot of good things out there today". "The attention is on McDavid, and rightfully so", Draisaitl said. Read More

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Washington Nationals score 23 runs on NY Mets; Noah Syndergaard injured

Matt Wieters added two homers, a single and two walks as the Nationals salvaged the finale of a three-game series. - The Nationals have scored 170 runs this season - 31 more than any other team in baseball. He was originally scheduled to undergo an MRI on Friday last week, but after a bullpen session felt he could pitch. "It's a bad feeling", catcher Rene Rivera said, per DiComo. Read More

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Led by Hayward, Utah Jazz moving on to new playoff turf

While Favors could have used a couple of days off between series, his teammates appear happy to get an opportunity to carry over the momentum of the Game 7 success in Los Angeles . "We prefer to keep playing", Jazz veteran Joe Johnson said. Assistant Mike Brown took over in his absence. FOUL COUNT: The Jazz got very little out of perhaps their most important player in the first round. Read More

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Orioles, Red Sox talk down beanball carryover

Orioles, Red Sox talk down beanball carryover

But for now, he is playing coy. Jones, one of just 62 African-American players on the Opening Day rosters of the league's 30 teams this year, said he was the target of further taunts as the game continued. The reigning American League Cy Young Award victor had not walked that many batters since May 29, 2014, a span of 88 starts. He allowed two runs and five hits, walking four and striking out two. Read More

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UDFA tracker 2017: Cardinals undrafted free agent signings

UDFA tracker 2017: Cardinals undrafted free agent signings

However, no team has ever played in a Super Bowl in their home city. With such a large pool of talent, there were even some key players who were left undrafted - which we will touch on later this week. And maybe there should have been at least one arrest. The Ravens have had an undrafted free agent make the team every year for the last 12 seasons. Read More

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Deliberate Jazz try to slow down Warriors in 2nd round

The Utah Jazz advanced to the conference semi-finals of the 2017 NBA Playoffs Sunday after finishing off the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 7 of their first-round series. "Can you do what the "We Believe" team did?" Not every series is 2016 Houston or 2015 New Orleans, and no titles are ordained, as anyone who watched the last five minutes of Game 7 previous year an grumpily testify. Read More

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FG to invite Anthony Joshua to Nigeria

I wouldn't mind fighting him again if he wants the rematch. The brutal uppercut that paved the way for Joshua to claim victory was nearly a mirror image of the monstrous punch that Lennox Lewis landed to help him seal a technical knockout win over Wladimir's brother, Vitali, 14 years earlier. Read More

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Rangers bounce back to beat Senators 4-1 in Game 3

NY rode the home crowd to an early first goal after a nice play by former Senator Mika Zibanejad . Mika Zibanejad brought the puck up the right side, came around the back of the Ottawa net while fighting off a defender and sent a pass in front to Zuccarello, who fired it past goalie Craig Anderson for his 11th career playoff goal. Read More

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Judge, Gardner Crush Two Homers Apiece To Carry Yankees Over Blue Jays

Judge, Gardner Crush Two Homers Apiece To Carry Yankees Over Blue Jays

Yankees OF Aaron Judge's 10 home runs in April are tied for the most in the AL. Remember how the biggest kid in Little League dominated? The Pirates had lost their four previous games against the Reds. He added a long three-run homer into the left field seats with nobody out in the seventh off Jason Grilli. Tanaka struck out Ryan Goins before yielding a double to Devon Travis . Read More

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Champions League: Monaco Charge Into Semi-Finals After Vibrant Win Against Dortmund

Champions League: Monaco Charge Into Semi-Finals After Vibrant Win Against Dortmund

Schmelzer and Dembele started on the bench along with Sven Bender as Erik Durm, Raphael Guerreiro and Matthias Ginter all started for the German club, who were looking to overturn a 3-2 first-leg deficit at the Stade Louis II . "We have taken France into the semi-finals". A week after a bomb attack on their bus en route to the first leg in Germany left defender Marc Bartra with a broken wrist and forced the match to be postponed 24 hours, Dortmund were held up by police in Monaco . Read More

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