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Raptors knock off the Bucks to advance to round 2

The Raptors did it too on Thursday night. The Raptors now have the challenge of taking on the Cleveland Cavaliers. If there has been one consistent theme about Toronto in the playoffs, it is inconsistency. "We knew it wasn't going to be easy, we made it hard on ourselves down the stretch", Casey said. That led to 17 second-chance points. The win comes at a good time for the Spurs as they now have a second-round matchup with the fast-paced Rockets, which is set to begin Monday night in San ... Read More

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Barcelona vs Villarreal: how and where to watch

Neymar and Barcelona had little trouble defeating Villarreal on Saturday. Barca's attack had renewed sharpness after conceding and Messi dragged across the face of goal before skinning Roberto Soriano and crossing for Gerard Pique, who could only nod wide on the stretch, but Villarreal retained a threat on the break and Soldado headed a similar opening off-target. Read More

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LA Kings re-sign Tanner Pearson to 4-year, $15 million deal

LA Kings re-sign Tanner Pearson to 4-year, $15 million deal

Bishop went 18-15 with a 2.54 GAA between Los Angeles and Tampa Bay in 2016-2017 season. In his ten seasons in the NHL, Bishop has a career record of 148-80, a 2.32 GAA and a.919 save percentage. The 24-year-old Pearson (born on August 10, 1992) is a 6-1, 204-pound native of Kitchener, Ontario, who appeared in a career-high 80 games last season with the Kings. Read More

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Eliud Kipchoge just misses breaking 2-hour barrier in marathon

Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea, the current half-marathon world-record holder, and Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia, a two-time victor of the Boston Marathon, were also trying to make their stamp on history. Nike planned the record attempt for three years, including making shoes that include a stiff carbon fibre plate created to "propel" runners forward, which it said would make runners 4 per cent more efficient. Read More

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Jazz eliminate Clippers to set up conference semis showdown with Warriors

In the fourth, the Jazz were well in command, ahead by 17 points and hardly feeling pressured by foul trouble for Rudy Gobert and Derrick Favors , who both fouled out after scoring 17 points apiece. Boston guard Isaiah Thomas lost a tooth and finished with 33 points and nine assists to lead the Celtics to a 123-111 win over the Wizards . Over the past six seasons, the Clippers have had more playoff appearances (six) and won more playoff games (24) than they did in their first 27 ... Read More

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Stenhouse scores 1st career Cup victory with last-lap pass

Stenhouse scores 1st career Cup victory with last-lap pass

So, um, yeah, I went down the back straightaway after the race was over and looked up to see if he was there, but I didn't see him. He literally bounced past leader Kyle Busch, who appeared to be breaking away on the final restart. Dale Earnhardt Jr., who started second, was near the front following a restart after an 18-car pileup until a loose left rear tire pushed him to the rear. Read More

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Spurs rebound to beat Rockets 121-96, but lose Parker

Spurs rebound to beat Rockets 121-96, but lose Parker

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said of Parker, "It is not good". The surgery was performed by Spurs team physician Dr. David R. Schmidt, who indicated a timeline for Parker's return will be divulged at a later date. "You know how a player is playing you", he said. Aldridge was invisible in San Antonio's Game 1 loss with just four points, and he had his struggles in Game 2 when he missed nine of his 15 shot attempts. Read More

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Promoter Hearn rules out Joshua vs Fury fight

While Fury is keen for the bout, Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn may have other ideas, touting a potential rematch with Klitschko in America. Hearn and his promotion company Matchroom Boxing oversaw the biggest fight in British boxing history last weekend as Anthony Joshua got up off the canvas to register an 11th-round knockout victory. Read More

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NHL Playoffs: Penguins take 2-0 lead over Capitals

No matter the unconventional plays or style of game, Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are rolling after beating the Capitals 6-2 in Game 2 Saturday night to take a 2-0 lead in the second-round series between the NHL's top two teams. But as we know: Goals are always better than hits, and the Pens won where it counts. Still, the Caps played very well for 58 minutes. They will leave with the No. Read More

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Mets suspend pitcher Matt Harvey for 3 days

Besides whispers that he just didn't show up to the ballpark on Saturday , no one knows what Harvey did. Harvey was scheduled to start Sunday afternoon's home game at Citi Field against the Miami Marlins. Matt Harvey , who once represented the bright future of their franchise, provided the latest drama. If the organization does not want to trade talent for a starter, there are plenty of free agents pitchers to get. Read More

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Just In! Aaron Hernandez Granted Abatement!

But Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn criticized the "antiquated" practice of abatement, especially when an inmate commits suicide while his conviction is under appeal. Hernandez's appellate lawyer told a judge during a court hearing Tuesday that a long-established legal doctrine in MA requires the court to vacate his conviction because Hernandez died before his appeal of his murder conviction could be heard. Read More

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Final game of Indians-Tigers series called off on rainy day

The Tigers are finally getting back their star first baseman, Miguel Cabrera . Cabrera has been sidelined since April 21, when he suffered a groin injury. Indians: RHP Corey Kluber (3-1, 4.19) will be on the mound for the second game of a four-game series at Comerica Park. Alex Avila's two-run single in the fifth inning gave them a six-run cushion. Read More

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C's Thomas has custom mouthguards for game

The Celtics missed five shots in a row and Washington responded with a 9-0 run for a 110-104 lead, but Thomas and Rozier answered with 3-pointers to pull Boston level again with 98 seconds remaining. Al Horford scored 15 points with 12 rebounds for Boston , and Bradley and Jae Crowder scored 14 apiece. When asked about the peculiar decision before Tuesday's Game 2, Stevens called it both "unusual" and "positive". Read More

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Utah Jazz beat Los Angeles Clippers 104-91 ADVANCE TO 2nd ROUND!

Utah Jazz beat Los Angeles Clippers 104-91 ADVANCE TO 2nd ROUND!

The Los Angeles Clippers and Utah Jazz will meet Sunday afternoon at Staples Center to determine which team moves on to the conference semifinals and who will have their season come to an end. "Not having Blake is a major wound when you talk about your best scorer, your second-best rebounder, your second-best passer", Doc Rivers said. Hill is one of three veterans, along with Johnson and Boris Diaw, that were brought in to provide some much-needed depth for the Jazz . Read More

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Anaheim Ducks beat Edmonton Oilers, get back into series

Anaheim Ducks beat Edmonton Oilers, get back into series

After seeing the ice tilt the other way in the second period-Edmonton out-shot Anaheim, 14-5-it was a very positive sign to see the Ducks fight back like they did. John Gibson had another shaky effort, stopping just 21 shots in the loss. We get a big goal early, which really helped, too. On top of that, they're facing an Edmonton team that is brimming with confidence right now. Read More

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Announces Retirement From NASCAR Cup Series

He has 26 career Cup victories and is a two-time champion of NASCARs second-tier series, where he plans to race twice next year. One of the most beloved figures in NASCAR will be calling it quits at the end of the year. In his 18 seasons, fans voted him the most popular driver 14 times. "I'll definitely leave the book open and continue to do that depending on the (sponsor) packages that come across the table", he said. Read More

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Wenger feels sorry for forgotten man Perez

Wenger feels sorry for forgotten man Perez

The Frenchman had said previously he would know whether he was staying or going in March or April but is yet to make that announcement. "Maybe the time will come where the football manager will not be a football specialist anymore and that we have enough computers around him to analyse the game". Read More

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Watch NBA Playoffs Game 5 Online, Team News

Watch NBA Playoffs Game 5 Online, Team News

Cory Joseph had 10 points off the bench for Toronto. Powell scored 12 points in the third as the Raptors widened their lead again, taking a 90-73 edge into the final quarter. He's an athletic player who attacks the basket, and Prince's shot is getting better the more he plays. Brandon Jennings and Bojan Bogdanovic connect for critical basket for the Wizards. Read More

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City hammer Palace to boost top-four hopes

A City corner in the 49th minute eventually saw De Bruyne pick out an unmarked Kompany, who brilliantly punished Palace as his powerful shot found the top corner. "Apart from one game, at White Hart Lane, I can not remember a match were we did not create more chances than the other side", Guardiola claimed. "Now I have an opportunity to play and a big opportunity to be in goal and try to qualify this club, after that we see what happens. Read More

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Day: Players could be a major

The four men's majors are the benchmark of the game. "Working with the PGA Tour, as well as global distribution via Twitter and Periscope, gives us the ability to expand the Intel True VR experience to more fans". And there can be little argument over the pedigree of its champions. A player can essentially play a round of golf in his mind while at the range. Starting Thursday ( Friday AEST) with Australian Jason Day as the defending champion , the Players Championship has earned the ... Read More

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Chinese snooker world watches idol Ding with high hopes

Scotland's Higgins , at 41 the oldest world finalist in 35 years, dominated the early exchanges on Sunday and at 10-4 looked to be cruising to a fifth world crown, which would have equalled O'Sullivan's tally. But he knows in Higgins he will be tackling a player who, though now a veteran and no longer as consistent as he was once, knows exactly what it takes to triumph in Sheffield. Read More

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Maria Sharapova Inches Closer To Stuttgart Crown

Sharapova returned to competitive tennis Wednesday, beating Roberta Vinci, 7-5, 6-3, in the opening round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany . I was able to focus on the game. Following her defeat to the Russian in the last 16, Bouchard branded Sharapova "a cheater" and added "a cheater in any sport should not be allowed to play again". Read More

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Manny Machado smacks another home run in Orioles' win

Manny Machado smacks another home run in Orioles' win

Louis Cardinals right-hander Mike Leake and Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg are both third at 12/1. In fact, it was two years after Robinson retired. David Price threw a 50-pitch simulated game on Thursday, using all four of his pitches. Saga over? Not quite. He wears No. 13, bats right-handed and hits towering home runs, just like his idol. Read More

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Watch NHL Round 2 Game 6 Online, Team News

In the past two games, the Pittsburgh Penguins have had the Washington Capitals on the brink of elimination from the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Caps gave it all, and while dominating the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 in Game 6 to force a potentially classic Game 7 between two rivals on Wednesday in Washington , D.C., they left us wondering what the Penguins have left. Read More

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Atletico are up against it; and Zidane wants to score goals

Tomorrow is a different game. Their team as a whole, scores.71 goals / game in the Champions League; while Ronaldo on his own scores.79 / game in the knockout phases of this tournament. 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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Diego Costa adamant China move is no done deal

Diego Costa adamant China move is no done deal

Diego Costa's goal against Middlesbrough on Monday took him to 20 Premier League goals for a second time with Chelsea , and puts him in elite company when it comes to Blues strikers. The Chelsea head coach, Antonio Conte, has insisted the "will of the player" is important in the future of any of his squad members. Chelsea have three games to win the Premier League and can do so with victory at West Brom on Friday night. Read More

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Hull 0 - Sunderland 2: Black Cats' revenge hits Tigers survival hopes hard

Moyes admits he doesn't feel teenage strikers Asoro and Maja are ready to be starting Premier League games but says he may try and get them minutes from the bench in the final three games. Invariably integral to his team's better manoeuvres, Clucas proved the conduit through with much of their play flowed. They were secured in stoppage time when Defoe, clearly offside, tapped in Seb Larsson's quickly taken free-kick from the right to increase the chances of Hull dropping down to the ... Read More

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Canelo Alvarez Next Fight: Options After Dominating Julio Chavez Jr

The mouthwatering middleweight showdown between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Kazakh knockout king Gennady Golovkin is on, and Oscar de la Hoya says a stream of global venues are interested. The surprise announcement of the bout being signed came moments after Alvarez routed Julio Cesar Chavez Jr . Right now is a different story. Canelo was the better fighter in just about every sense possible, outshining a tentative, ineffective Chavez from the get-go. Read More

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Chelsea close in on title and condemn Middlesbrough to relegation

Chelsea close in on title and condemn Middlesbrough to relegation

Middlesbrough captain Ben Gibson says he's devastated after their Chelsea defeat saw them relegated. The 30-year-old's face when told the news afterwards, just before being handed the Man of the Match award, was a picture. "We have to rest well and prepare for West Brom ", Conte said after Monday's victory, which relegated Boro back to the Championship . "It's great for me, great for the players and for the club". Read More

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Judge agrees to toss Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction

Judge agrees to toss Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction

Susan Garsh set aside his conviction Tuesday, ruling that state law requires dismissal when a defendant dies before their appeal is decided. Prosecutor Patrick Bomberg said Hernandez's suicide was a "calculated act". In another separate trial, the jury found him not guilty of manslaughter, but convicted him of a charge for possessing an unlicensed weapon. He should not be able to accomplish in death, what he could not have accomplished in life. Read More

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