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Toronto's Lowry says he is doubtful for Game 4

Toronto's Lowry says he is doubtful for Game 4

They led by one at halftime and eventually built a nine-point advantage. "But I think from where we were in Game 1 , not getting back in transition, to doing a better job, we're going to have to do those things first in order to win". Golden State took a 9-0 lead, then took control in second quarter before pulling away in the fourth. Warriors guard Stephen Curry said. Not only that, Golden State was able to secure defensive rebounds , even with Gobert on the floor, which meant that ... Read More

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Axel Tuanzebe ready to force his way into Jose Mourinho's plans

There was no way back for United and, for once in a troubled season, the Arsenal fans could relax and forget the will he-won't he concerns about whether manager Arsene Wenger will renew his contract. "It was important because we lost at Tottenham, it didn't happen many times". "I'm disappointed with the result, not the performance". It's the first time I leave and they're happy . Read More

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Hull will not crumble under relegation pressure - Maguire

The Swans are now one point clear of the bottom three after their 1-0 win at Everton, combined with Hull City's 2-0 loss against the Black Cats , saw the Welsh outfit leapfrog the Tigers into 17th place. "We had chances to score in many moments of the game". Of course it's not a good afternoon for us but it changes nothing. I'm sure they'll be backing us in the next game and all next year in the Championship. Read More

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Cavs sweep past Raptors

It was Toronto's first playoff sweep since the opening round against Washington in 2015. The Cavs' first two playoff games have shown just how hard defending their National Basketball Association title is going to be. James started the game trailing Jordan by 186 points. He singled out his players' confidence in three-point shooting, plus defensive areas such as shot challenges and rotations. Read More

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Mets says Harvey will return to mound Friday at Milwaukee

Alderson said the righthander was sent home but declined further comment. But by the end of batting practice Warthen had received a text message from Harvey saying he had a migraine and wouldn't be coming to the ballpark. "We will welcome Matt back when he gets back and continue moving forward". Harvey was 4-10 with a 4.86 ERA in 14 starts last season before undergoing surgery to fix thoracic outlet syndrome. Read More

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Celta coach Berizzo inspired by his mentor's methods to defeat United

Celta coach Berizzo inspired by his mentor's methods to defeat United

A trip to Arsenal awaits on Sunday and Mourinho could rotate his side given the match is bookended by semi-final clashes against Celta, with Europa League glory offering Champions League qualification and a place in the history books. Paul Pogba was among the Manchester United players training on Wednesday. United's fate immediately after Ferguson retired following 26 years as manager has often been portrayed as a warning for what Arsenal could expect when Wenger leaves. Read More

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Antonio Conte: I've got great men and fantastic players at Chelsea

Antonio Conte: I've got great men and fantastic players at Chelsea

The way Conte and his players celebrated with the visiting fans at the final whistle suggested they felt it was a significant victory, but the Blues boss denied as much. Wayne Rooney also netted his league goal of the season, from a harsh penalty decision, in time added on of the first-half. I was extremely surprised when one pundit said on commentary that he only expected such brilliance in the Chelsea line-up from Eden Hazard. Read More

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Green Bay Packers Saturday Draft Picks

Green Bay Packers Saturday Draft Picks

USF tackle Kofi Amichia (Riverdale, Ga.) was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft on Saturday. They're also a team rumored to be interested in Joe Mixon who could be a dark horse pick here. The El Paso native rushed for a single-season school-record 1,773 yards, while climbing his way to the top of the program's career-rushing list with 4,114 yards, breaking John Harvey's 28-year old record. Read More

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Man City thrash Palace to move into third place

The Argentine goalkeeper was one of six players in the squad that faced Crystal Palace at the weekend who will be out of contract at the Etihad this summer. City could not extend their lead before the break, despite a lacklustre start from a Palace side who are not yet assured of Premier League safety. Read More

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Bouchard through in Madrid

Bouchard through in Madrid

While Sharapova was clearly looking to respond with her game, she needed to save two break points in the fifth game but broke Bouchard in the sixth with a brutal forehand victor to lead 4-2. Eugenie Bouchard stretches to hit a defensive forehand during her second-round match against Maria Sharapova at the 2017 Mutua Madrid Open. Judging by the support she's received, Bouchard's comeback to form is a much more welcome one. Read More

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Atletico seals return to Champions League after Real defeat

Atletico seals return to Champions League after Real defeat

However, Hernandez has opted to sign for Los Blancos and AS report he will spend the next five seasons at the Bernabeu, although Real Madrid must first activate his buy-out clause of €24 million (£20.2m). Saul Niguez scored the only goal of the game as he hit a 69th minute victor to give Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win at home to Eibar . In the Premier League, Liverpool's James Milner missed a penalty as his side wasted a chance to bolster its bid to qualify for the Champions League in ... Read More

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Fabregas sets Premier League assists record

Fabregas sets Premier League assists record

Goals came from Diego Costa, Marcos Alonso, and Nemanja Matic in an attack masterfully orchestrated by Cesc Fabregas at Stamford Bridge . "We have a possibility to do this on Friday against West Brom , but for sure it won't be easy". Chelsea manager Antonio Conte embraced Agnew at the final whistle and then went over to applaud the Boro fans. "In Italy it's very, very hard to see a team getting relegated and the players receive (applause)". Read More

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Valtteri Bottas edges Sebastian Vettel to claim maiden F1 win

The Mercedes driver crossed the line just 0.617 seconds ahead of Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, with Kimi Raikkonen taking his first podium of the season with third place. "It's a little bit surreal, obviously it's the first win, hopefully first of many!" "Bottas was fastest in the first two phases of qualifying, with the choice of tyres coming into play, and those who had suspected the champions were hiding their pace in practice appeared to be justified". Read More

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Spurs confirm Parker will miss the remainder of postseason

Spurs confirm Parker will miss the remainder of postseason

The team said there is no timetable yet for his recovery. But how? Houston looked like a sawed-off howitzer just less than two days ago, where they pilloried the Spurs with 50 3-pointers, making 22 of them. "I just hope he is OK because we need him the next game", Leonard said. "But what he brought to that team, I think it's unmatched". "He's a great source for me to read what we're doing that night in that game and what might be needed". Read More

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Pep Guardiola hails impact of fit-again Vincent Kompany at Man City

It is a point not wasted on Guardiola, who talked up his team's ability to cut through opponents and fashion opportunities only to critique their quality in the respective penalty areas. "The most hard thing in football, basketball, tennis - in all the sports - is that final moment". "That's why we are in the situation we are in". Vincent Kompany and Kevin De Bruyne were relieved with their dominant second half after only scoring one goal in the first. Read More

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Theo passed Madrid medical

The Spanish publication has claimed that the 19-year-old, who is on the books of Atletico Madrid and has impressed while out on loan at Alaves this season, has passed a medical at the Santiago Bernabeu. If the move were to go through, Barça would have a gem on their hands, who could potentially stay at the club for years to come. "They pay the clause and then it is the player who will decide where to go". Read More

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Moya Dodd disappointed to lose Federation Internationale de Football Association spot

They were each given a two-year term that ends in 2019. The AFC president, Bahrain's Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim al-Khalifa, raised the prospect that the ban on Iraq from hosting football matches could soon end. Sheikh Ahmad, the Olympic Council of Asia president and the International Olympic Committee member, sought re-election to the FIFA Council, but withdrew his candidacy following his alleged involvement in a bribery scandal that also includes Guam football chief Richard Lai. Read More

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Cristiano Ronaldo's form isn't down to me: Zinedine Zidane

Sergio Ramos believes that when Cristiano Ronaldo is in form, Real Madrid are one of the most feared sides in world football. "It was a complete performance and we performed very well right from the first whistle to the last". "There's no such thing as an easy game and we need to play a flawless game at their place in order to go through". Hence the Ronaldo is the top scorer in the history of the Champions League , he scored 103 goals in the European games. Read More

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Harden, Rockets rout Spurs 125-104 to tie series

Also scoring in double figures for Houston were Bobby Brown, who finished with 11 points in five and a half minutes and Patrick Beverley (10), who played despite learning about the passing of his grandfather on Sunday. "We overall as a team push the pace, and do everything (we can) for us to get a win in the game". Harrell, a second-year player who averaged 9.1 points and 3.8 rebounds per game during the regular season, is another option to back up Capela. Read More

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Aldridge steps up to help Spurs down Rockets 103-92

Aldridge steps up to help Spurs down Rockets 103-92

Teammates needed to carry their point guard off the court, always a scary look. Gregg Popovich is known for giving rookies a chance and Tony Parker's career start with the Spurs is a flawless example. LeBron James moved into second on the NBA's all-time postseason scoring list thanks to his 39 points, while he also had six rebounds and four assists. Read More

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Oilers rout Ducks, set up Game 7

Louis Blues 3-1 to take the series in six games. With a new coach behind the bench and a few new players, do the Ducks have a chance to change their playoff fortunes going forward? All things little and big that the Ducks had done right to win the previous two games at Edmonton they did wrong in a nightmarish second period Friday, and the Oilers jumped on them. Read More

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Jazz try to avoid a sweep

Jazz try to avoid a sweep

The Jazz showed some fight in Game 3 , and they had a lead as late as the 6:25 mark of the fourth quarter. At other points in the game, when the Jazz got caught up in an accidental cross-match or switched a screen - leaving Shelvin Mack or Raul Neto on Durant - the Warriors cleared the floor and popped it over to him, letting him abuse a almost 10-inch mismatch. Read More

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NBA Draft prospects who can help their stock at this week's Combine

NBA Draft prospects who can help their stock at this week's Combine

NBA coaches, general managers and scouts will be on hand to assess individual players in preparation for the annual NBA Draft, to be held June 22 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. However, his stock could be improved with a great showing at the NBA Draft Combine. Because of Diallo's size - he is listed at 6-5, 190 by Kentucky - and elite athleticism, some believe he is capable of playing his way into the first round of draft. Read More

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Thomas lobbies for calls with Celtics-Wizards series tied

Thomas lobbies for calls with Celtics-Wizards series tied

Coach Brad Stevens could shake up the unit again in Game 4 tonight in an attempt to find a lineup that can keep the Celtics from falling into an early hole. The Wizards exploded for a 42-point third quarter to take control of the game. Young forward Oubre will likely be suspended for ramming Olynyk, but this won't have big impact on the game, contrary to popular belief. Read More

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Chicago Bears sign LB Dan Skuta to 1-year contract

Chicago Bears sign LB Dan Skuta to 1-year contract

The outside linebacker from Flint Carman-Ainsworth and Grand Valley State, returns after playing two injury-filled seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars . More importantly, Skuta's signing is an indication that usual starter Danny Trevathan , who is coming off a ruptured patellar tendon suffered in November , might not be ready for the start of the season. Read More

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Bottas joins F1 Finnish stars with Russian GP win

The Mercedes drivers ended up in third and fourth, respectively, with a lap time of 1:33.289 for Bottas and 1.33:767 for Hamilton. "It has stopped Sebastian pulling away too far". Vettel, who had started on pole, hunted Bottas down in the latter part of the race. Bottas joined Mercedes over the winter following the retirement of world champion Nico Rosberg. Read More

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Here's when prospects can sign in December

Here's when prospects can sign in December

Last year, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops mentioned that he was in favor of adding an early signing period that coincided with junior college signing day. OSU coach Urban Meyer is interviewed during media day on December 29. It will push up early offers: "It's going to speed the process up even more by a few months", Farrell said. Read More

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Arsenal's Xhaka doubtful for Saints game through injury

I am not enjoying that, honestly. "I liked very, very much individual performances and I liked [them] collectively", Mourinho said. "Hopefully this result will give us confidence", said man-of-the-match Aaron Ramsey. "So finally today it's nice for them". It means Tuanzebe will be available for United's final three league games of the season against Tottenham, Southampton and Crystal Palace. Read More

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What Matt Harvey Did Before Not Showing Up At The Ballpark Saturday

Of course, the hammer came down on his day to start against the Miami Marlins, forcing the Mets to go with Adam Wilk, who was hammered in a 7-0 loss. Wilk allowed six runs and eight hits in 3 2/3 innings. With everything that the Mets are already dealing with, this is the last thing they needed. An All-Star in 2013 who helped the Mets reach the World Series in 2015, Harvey has not been the same pitcher since then. Read More

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