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Let's play two: Yankees beat Cubs 5-4 in 18 innings

Cubs relievers have thrown 19 2/3 innings in their past two games, their most work in a two-game stretch since hurling 20 innings on August 17-18, 1982, against the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to historian Ed Hartig. "That's not easy to do, to get three runs against that fella under these circumstances". Tyler Clippard replaced Chapman and got Ben Zobrist to ground out to end the inning. Read More

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Buffon: I want people to be sad when I quit

Buffon: I want people to be sad when I quit

Monaco's hopes of reaching the Champions League will now rest in scoring two or more goals past them away from home. The move started all the way back with Buffon and picked up in pace when an impressive flick from Paulo Dybala allowed Alves to find Higuain, who charged towards goal before playing it back to the former Barcelona defender down the right. Read More

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Durant propels Warriors to 3-0

He was at Duke University on Friday seeing a specialist and owner Joe Lacob told Bloomberg Radio that Ker had a "spinal cord leak" procedure on his back. Not to mention, Green gave them a free point when he kept complaining from the bench and had a technical called on him after receiving his third foul. Read More

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Washington not done yet, force Game 7 Wednesday

Washington not done yet, force Game 7 Wednesday

Even beyond that being incredible news for the players' well-being- with this being Crosby's second concussion this season, concerns were that it could result in long-lasting damage to his health - it's great news for the Penguins as well. Braden Holtby has not been very hot these playoffs. Those Caps arrived home with all sorts of momentum and anticipation, and they were simply overwhelmed in a 6-2 Penguins victory. Read More

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Capitals force Game 7 vs. Penguins

Capitals force Game 7 vs. Penguins

CORRECTS SPELLING OF CAPITALS IN SECOND SENTENCE Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), from Russian Federation, celebrates scoring the game winning goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins with teammates, T.J. They're not just going to go away. Coach Mike Sullivan said Crosby had a few good days. "He's made save after save for us". They have had big goals and superb goaltending. Read More

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Mourinho goads Wenger following 2-0 loss

Second-half goals by Granit Xhaka and United alumnus Danny Welbeck earned Arsenal victory on Sunday as Wenger overcame Mourinho in a Premier League game for the first time in 13 attempts. It also demonstrates to people that I can play and the lads have more trust in me, so it is a good feeling. The European competition could represent United's best chance of reaching next season's Champions League . Read More

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Celtic win 5-1 against hapless Rangers

Thompson added to BBC Scotland: "I think he just needs the end of the season". Are we going to whittle the season away, let it run down, maybe win a game and draw a couple? Roberton added: "I do think that on Saturday and in the semi-final there was bemusement among numerous fans about the team selection and the game plan". Read More

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NBA Announces Bulls-Celtics Game 5 Start Time

NBA Announces Bulls-Celtics Game 5 Start Time

The win negated a spectacular night from Gordon Hayward, who scored a career-high 40 points. Hoiberg said it's "too early to tell" if Rondo would play in the second round should the Bulls advance. "I think going to Seattle was a good thing, but it was hard.". "And it got us going a little bit". "I stretched my leg out". However, Boston immediately ripped off 12 unanswered points to regain control of the game. Read More

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Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

Braden Holtby made 16 saves for the Capitals . On the brink of elimination and trailing a Pittsburgh team that went 37-1-1 in the regular season and 6-0 in the playoffs when up after two periods, the Presidents Trophy-winning Capitals finally responded like the Cup contenders everyone thought they should be. Read More

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Barcelona defeat Villarreal 4-1

However, Real have a game in hand on their El Clasico rivals and they face a relatively easier clash with already-relegated Granada, which takes place after Barcelona have hosted the Yellow Submarine . Of even greater importance than the Panenka, the 4-1 win and pipping Madrid to the title this season, is the latest news about Messi's contract renewal. Read More

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Utah Jazz: Takeaways from Game 3 loss to Golden State Warriors

Utah Jazz: Takeaways from Game 3 loss to Golden State Warriors

The Jazz got the usual major contributions from Gordon Hayward and Rudy Gobert in Game 3 . After everything, the Warriors will walk out of Vivint Smart Home Arena, up 3-0 in this Western Conference Semifinals. They seized the lead for the first time in the series when they went up 48-47 in the second period, and led 50-49 at half-time. As soon as Green took a seat, he picked up his first technical of this year's playoffs. Read More

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Recovering Sidney Crosby skates at Penguins practice facility

That play could soon be added to the long list of bad Capitals memories from the playoff history between these two teams. But that's the least of the Penguins' concerns right now. A collision was going to happen there in the crease. The Penguins' advantage doubled 3:51 into the second when Guentzel's cross to Matt Cullen instead ended up in the Washington net. Read More

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Durant takes over, Warriors top Jazz

Durant takes over, Warriors top Jazz

Durant shot 15-of-26 from the field, including a team-high four 3-pointers. "It wasn't easy", Warriors acting head coach Mike Brown said. The Warriors once again started fast in Game 2 and held off the Jazz from there. It was their first lead of the series. Sure, they may not have handled it as well as they could have, but isn't that the point of these extra-intense playoff games? Andre Iguodala (11 points) was the only other player in double digits. Read More

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Aldridge shines with 26, Spurs win Game 3, 103-92

Clint Capela almost had a double-double, with eight points and nine boards. INJURY UPDATE: The Rockets lost backup center Nene for the remainder of the postseason because of a muscle tear in his left thigh. "Whoever it is, we've got to try to fill that role", said Harden in an interview with ESPN . "It's rewarding when you can advance", James said. Just go out and compete. Read More

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Rockets: 3 takeaways from Game 4 win over Spurs

Rockets: 3 takeaways from Game 4 win over Spurs

The team said it was reviewing treatment options for the torn adductor muscle. He finished the series averaging almost 14 points on 85 percent shooting, along with 6.6 rebounds per game. "Whoever it is, we've got to try to fill that role", said Harden in an interview with ESPN . Nene played just two minutes before suffering the injury. Read More

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Juventus vs Monaco 9 May 2017: UCL Preview and Predictions

Juventus vs Monaco 9 May 2017: UCL Preview and Predictions

Monaco moved closer to the French title and reached 149 goals in all competitions this season: The ideal confidence-booster before facing Juventus . An experienced Juventus outfit, who are looking to reach their second final in three years, were able to shut out Europe's leading scorers in their own back yard in the first leg - something many observers said could not be done! "Dani Alves especially was very good but it's normal because he is a great player who is used to play this kind of ... Read More

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Liverpool FC on verge of £25m summer signing

Liverpool FC on verge of £25m summer signing

The Mirror claims personal terms have already been agreed as Burnley resign themselves to losing their best defender. The central defender not only helped Burnley to Premier League safety this season, he also became an England worldwide, and the Clarets face a huge battle to keep hold when the transfer window re-opens this summer. Read More

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Muntari Vows To Walk Off Pitch 'Again And Again'

Muntari Vows To Walk Off Pitch 'Again And Again'

Muntari left the field after being booked during Sunday's Serie A fixture for complaining of the abuse from the stands, receiving a second yellow card for his early exit. " If I had this problem today, tomorrow or the next game I would go off again ". The post received a reply from Las Palmas midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng, Muntari's former AC Milan team-mate who walked off the pitch in protest at racial abuse during a 2013 friendly against Pro Patria in which Muntari also played. Read More

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Jose Mourinho Can't Resist Subtle Swipe at Arsene Wenger

Jose Mourinho Can't Resist Subtle Swipe at Arsene Wenger

At the end of the day, that's what I make of it. "I think in general it was a good performance from us", he said. - This was the first time that Oxlade-Chamberlain had assisted twice in the same Premier League game. The Citizens moved in third place on the Premier League standings after thrashing Crystal Palace 5-0 at the Etihad on Saturday, moving ahead of Liverpool on goal difference and four ahead of the Red Devils in fifth place. Read More

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Highlights of Thursday's National Hockey League games

Holtby's struggles have looked even worse when compared to how Pittsburgh goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury has played, stopping 34 shots in Game 2 as the Capitals again significantly outshot the Penguins. It happens. Can't get too upset about it. They have never swept a four-game series. "I thought all three goals were very preventable on our side today". Read More

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Turris OT victor gives Senators 3-2 series lead over Rangers

WASHINGTON - Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin scored goals 27 seconds apart in the third period, and the Washington Capitals defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 on Saturday night to stay alive in their Eastern Conference semifinal. I'll remind you - I can literally feel these hits when against the boards. "We usually just text him after a win, tell him it's a great victory, and keep up the good work, and we'll see you next game", the elder Vigneault told host Hallie Cotnam on CBC ... Read More

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Joshua-Fury fight miles away says Hearn

Undefeated Fury also believes the result underlines the lack of credit he received for toppling Klitschko to land three of the four heavyweight titles at the same age as Joshua - 27. The heavyweight that knows how to fight, like Joshua. "He was an amateur back then but I could see a twinkle in his eyes and he looked great". So, British interest in boxing is unlikely to peak any time soon and Joshua in particular is guaranteed support from huge numbers of adoring fans who will pack stadiums ... Read More

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Real Madrid's 'special connection' with Champions League

Los Blancos must decide whether to reject one of his best scorers or if they give the opportunity to a former player who is a supporter of this club. With Real scoring for fun and Granada having nothing to play for, the game was all but over. Barcelona had to work harder, but eventually their striking trio of Leo Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar led them to what in the end was a comfortable 4-1 win against Villarreal . Read More

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Always Dreaming wins 2017 Kentucky Derby

Always Dreaming wins 2017 Kentucky Derby

Further still, he gave a first victory to the team of Pletcher and Velazquez, each of whom had won once before without the other, Velazquez in 2011 aboard Animal Kingdom. Vinnie Viola, owner of the Florida Panthers, and Antony Bonomo, boyhood friends from the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn who spent some of their youths at nearby Aqueduct, are partners in the horse. Read More

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