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Jaskin, Schwartz score as Blues beat Predators 2-1

Rangers goaltender Lundqvist took matters into his own hands on Tuesday, turning aside 26 of 27 shots in a 4-1 win for the Rangers against the Ottawa Senators. The Predators made the postseason once again in 2011/12 and won their first-round series for the second year in a row, this time against the Red Wings in five games. Read More

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Antonio Conte insists Tottenham had advantage over Chelsea in title race

By the end of the season Tottenham will have played six more matches (53) than Chelsea (47) in all competitions, but Conte is adamant that this heavier workload has not been a decisive factor in the Premier League title race. "If you consider our games and their games, there is a difference of what, eight games?" The first pass must be to the club, to tell my opinions about this season and the next, and to find the right solution to be more competitive. Read More

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Oubre suspended for Game 4

At Celtics practice Saturday afternoon in Washington D.C., Isaiah Thomas agreed with the league's decision to suspend Oubre for the contest, per MassLive's Jay King. He was tossed from Game 3 for charging and knocking over Kelly Olynyk. And when they continued afterward, the officials - wanting to make sure things didn't get out of control and escalate into a bigger deal - whistled both players for a second technical foul just 42 seconds later which meant an automatic ejection for both ... Read More

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Real rampage past sorry Granada to stay on track for title

Atletico's fans gave the team full-throated support at the weekend, staying on after the final whistle against Eibar, and the players responded by returning for a lap of honour. Like Real, Italian champions Juventus - on the verge of retaining their Serie A title - are strong favourites to dispatch Monaco and they hold a commanding 2-0 lead from the first leg in France. Read More

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Toure: City proved in derby they are Manchester's top dogs

His display in the win over Crystal Palace in last season's FA Cup final was not one of the highest quality, but the fight and desire he had in abundance when he was 16 appeared to be back. "We haven't got too much time for recovery and to prepare for the (Swansea) game but, from now until the end of the season, we play every few days, so we have to be ready", he said . Read More

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Rashford edges United towards Europa final

He's still going. He's going to fill out even more . And Mourinho's injury headache got worse as Young - only on the pitch for 11 minutes - had to be replaced by Chris Smalling, who himself was making his return from a spell out of action, but United were still able to hold on for a valuable victory. Read More

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Mourinho: United did not deserve to lose to Arsenal

The goal was his fourth of an injury-affected season and, with a little more luck, he could have scored two more in the first half. Or, with nothing left to gain in the Premier League, did United not put up a fight? Arsene Wenger has now beaten Jose Mourinho in the Premier League for the first time after 13 attempts. Read More

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Denmark wins inaugural GolfSixes tournament

This was very much an exercise in forced fun and the problem with that is that it can often breed the kind of strained joviality you would get if you subjected people to a game of musical chairs on a sinking ship. This week everyone was quicker because they knew as soon as it (the shot clock) went to zero they were getting a shot penalty. Players were initially allowed 40 seconds in the opening session before the time was reduced to 30 seconds for remaining sessions. Read More

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Always Dreaming wins 143rd Kentucky Derby

Musician Richie Sambora walks the Kentucky Derby red carpet, Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Churchill Downs in Louisville , Ky. And yet, this raises a question, one that you could probably ask of countless horses out there: what does the name Always Dreaming even mean ? Miss Temple City is a powerfully built 5-year-old mare who won three Grade 1 stakes races in 2016, two of them against male horses. Read More

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Oilers vs. Ducks Game 5 Pick

Oilers vs. Ducks Game 5 Pick

ABOUT THE DUCKS: Jakob Silfverberg scored the second-fastest overtime goal in franchise playoff history when he tallied 45 seconds into the extra session in Game 4, extending his goal-scoring streak to four contests and playoff total to seven in eight games. Read More

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Dier: Title nearly impossible for Spurs

Chelsea now need two wins from their final four games to be crowned Premier League champions. Yet it seems there is nothing like a home game against Tottenham to rouse the Hammers and their fans - just a year ago a 1-0 defeat at Upton Park put a major dent in Spurs' eventually unsuccessful title bid. Read More

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Toronto Raptors look to climb playoff mountain without Kyle Lowry

Assuming Lowry does miss Sunday's game and the Raptors lose, it will result in another interesting storyline. With a win Sunday, the Cleveland Cavaliers will complete their sweep against the Toronto Raptors . With an injured Kyle Lowry unavailable in Game 3 , the Cavs took advantage and held the Raptors to 94 points. James was more of a distributor against IN because Toronto simply can't stop him from scoring. Read More

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Navy SEAL Kyle Milliken killed in Somalia operation

Navy SEAL Kyle Milliken killed in Somalia operation

The U.S.is now carrying out an advise and assist mission with Somali forces while continuing a long-standing air campaign to target al-Shabaab. Milliken, 38, is the first USA service member killed in combat in Somalia since the infamous "Black Hawk Down" battle in 1993 that left 18 US military personnel dead, according to the Pentagon. Read More

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Santana, Lindor homer in 9th to beat Royals 3-1

Santana, Lindor homer in 9th to beat Royals 3-1

Royals closer Kelvin Herrera (1-1) entered in the ninth with the score tied 1-1 and retired the first two batters before giving up the consecutive home runs. Cleveland starter Josh Tomlin almost matched him, allowing three hits over seven innings and the one run. Kipnis' two-out single scored Michael Brantley. Read More

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Aston Villa without six men for Brighton clash, Bruce confirms

Newcastle fans are of course delighted and took to Twitter this afternoon to savage a Brighton side they perceived to be overconfident and disrespectful, amidst accusations from the Seagulls camp that Newcastle lost their 'bottle. Sunday is the last game and, having the season that we've had, I think it's right and fitting that we at least finish that with a good performance. "We're on the back of back-to-back defeats which is very unusual for us this season, it's only happened one other ... Read More

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Matt Harvey suspended by Mets for 3 games for violating club rules

Left-hander Adam Wilk was called up from Triple-A to replace Harvey as the Mets' starter Sunday against the Marlins . "So we hope to put it behind us and move forward". Unfortunately, Harvey hasn't pitched almost as well since then, putting up a 4.86 ERA in 17 starts past year, and a 5.14 ERA in 6 starts in 2017. Instead, hampered by injuries, they started out 14-15 against all NL East opponents. Read More

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Gujarat beat Punjab in thrilling finish

Gujarat beat Punjab in thrilling finish

He was dismissed for 104 in his 60 balls, hitting a total of 8 fours and five sixes. Kings XI Punjab: 1 Hashim Amla, 2 Martin Guptill, 3 Shaun Marsh, 4 Manan Vohra, 5 Wriddhiman Saha (wk), 6 Glenn Maxwell (capt), 7 Axar Patel, 8 Mohit Sharma, 9 Varun Aaron, 10 Sandeep Sharma, 11 T Natarajan. Read More

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Cleveland Browns: 3 takeaways from Round 1 of the 2017 NFL Draft

Cleveland Browns: 3 takeaways from Round 1 of the 2017 NFL Draft

I'm happy to be a member of the Cleveland Browns organization. Friday, both Peppers and Garrett arrived in Cleveland, and tweets by the Browns show them getting the grand tour of the training facility. The Browns drafted Garrett to disrupt opposing passers, and that's what it's going to take to change Roethlisberger's luck against Cleveland. "He was like, 'I told you that I wouldn't leave you hanging". Read More

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National Hockey League roundup: Ducks storm back to beat Oilers

National Hockey League roundup: Ducks storm back to beat Oilers

After the unprecedented comeback required just to get back into Game 5, the Ducks finished it off with one more moment of hard-earned grace from their dynamic duo. "I know in two, three years, I'm going to look back on this [experience] and say 'That was great for us.' I know that". Drake Caggiula , Connor McDavid and Milan Lucic scored for Edmonton , and Cam Talbot had 35 sav. Read More

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Capitals rally past Penguins in Game 5 to avoid elimination

Nicklas Backstrom tied the score early in the third as the Capitals finally solved Pittsburgh goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, who allowed four goals on 32 shots. The Capitals have scored two goals in each of their three defeats in this series; they got three in Game 3, a 3-2 overtime victory in Game 3. After Backstrom tied the score at 2-2 at 2:49 of the third period, Bonino had his best scoring chance with a shot from the slot. Read More

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Conte focused on winning trophies, not keeping players happy

Conte focused on winning trophies, not keeping players happy

Hull are two points better off and host demoralised Sunderland on Saturday, but their season concludes with a home game against title-chasing Tottenham. I think it's right to have joy if an Italian manager wins the title in England, but also for example with Carlo Ancelotti in Germany. Chelsea have had a fantastic season under Conte this year and are on the verge of a League and FA Cup double, however have not had European football to contend with. Read More

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29 pick, stock up for rest of draft

There's obviously some disagreement on what position Amichia could play in the NFL. "And, Kevin was the guy that we didn't want to lose". King , who was drafted out of Washington, had 165 tackles, 22 pass break-ups and six interceptions in his collegiate career. Read More

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Sharapova advances to 2nd round in Madrid Open

Sharapova advances to 2nd round in Madrid Open

I worked much on court. She said she was hoping to play against the Russian in Madrid. The world No.10 crashed out 6-4 4-6 6-4 to unseeded Misaki Doi of Japan, who had never previously beaten a top-10 player. "I was just so happy to be back out here, to have the opportunity to play against a really tough opponent and come out and be a victor in three sets". Read More

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Aaron Hernandez was member of Bloods street gang

Aaron Hernandez was member of Bloods street gang

Its contents are as follows. "You have always been my soul-mate and I want you to live life and know I'm always with you", he begins, referring to her as " Shay ". Hernandez had "pegged" the door to his cell by stuffing its tracks with cardboard, making entry hard, the report states. The blood had come from a cut on the top of Hernandez's right middle finger, the report said. Read More

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'Canelo' Alvarez dominates Chavez Jr., Golovkin next up

After he made Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. In the boxing ring, Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr . didn't live up to the fans' expectations. The contract has already been signed. "If I would have attacked more, I would have been open for counter punches". A confident Canelo didn't bother to sit in his corner after the seventh round of a fight that wasn't almost as competitive as hoped. Read More

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Canelo Alvarez Dominates Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in PPV Bout

Canelo Alvarez , right, of Mexico, hits Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., of Mexico, during their boxing match, Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Las Vegas . Although Saturday's bout might not have drawn as many pay-per-view buys as Mayweather-Alvarez, it was estimated to have exceeded the Mayweather-Alvarez fight on Mexican TV in terms of combined homes it reached (16.9 million, compared with 5.9 million). Read More

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Golden State Warriors Defeat Utah Jazz In Sloppy Game 3

Golden State won the first two games of the series against the Jazz. They finally held a lead in a game when they went up 48-47 late in the second quarter and continued to bring the fight to Golden State. "That's why they call our league soft because they call flagrants for stuff like that", Durant said. This series isn't over, but Utah is quickly running out of answers. Read More

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