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Ujiri says Raptors need offseason 'culture reset'

Hayward is set to make almost $17 million in the final year of his deal with the Utah Jazz, but he's expected to opt out and join free agency, as well. It is on the cusp of becoming the Eastern Conference's Los Angeles Clippers - a club that is reliably successful when it doesn't count, and just as reliably stumbles when it does. Read More

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Wizards Firmly Believe They're 'Better Team' Than Celtics After Game 4 Rout

With the game tied at 48 at the beginning of the second half, the Boston Celtics scored the first five points capped off by an Amir Johnson three to take a 53-48 lead. However, we're still getting points with the better team and the Wizards will be without Kelly Oubre Jr ., who is one of their top bench players. Even before the devastating third quarter, Wizards fans had drowned out those in Boston green. Read More

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Despite Parker's absence, Spurs top Rockets

Thursday, the San Antonio Spurs announced he will miss the rest of the playoffs with a torn left quadriceps tendon . Harden entered Wednesday averaging 31.0 points, 8.2 assists and 5.5 rebounds this postseason. He finished with 18 points before he was carried off the court with an injury in the fourth quarter of the second round of the National Basketball Association playoffs against the Houston Rockets with eight minutes left. Read More

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England v Ireland second ODI: England claim series 2-0

Man-of-the-match Joe Root scored 73 with the bat and took three wickets with the ball to guide the hosts to a 2-0 series win against a spirited Irish side who improved significantly from their dismal display in Bristol. "I think it should be pretty easy to park it once we get to Lord's - if you can't get fired up for that game at the "Home of Cricket" (there's something wrong)". Read More

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Reynolds, Rockies rough up Cubs 10-4 in opener of DH

Two 22-year-olds and another just 23. With Kyle Hendricks set to face German Marquez in the pitching matchup, the over/under now sits at 11 runs. The Cubs and Rockies were to each add a 26th player for the second game. Neither team has settled on a Saturday starter. "We hadn't scored a couple runs off him in a long time, maybe ever". He's being counted on to return and help bolster the Rockies' young rotation. Read More

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Nike come up short in sub-two hour marathon attempt

It will not be an official world record attempt, however, because of variables such as pacers entering mid-race and drinks being given to runners via mopeds. Nike's astute stage-managing of the #Breaking2 project on social media, and the subsequent widespread attention it has received from the world's press and broadcasters, bears more than a passing resemblance to the Red Bull Stratos jump from the edge of space in October 2012, which hitherto had been considered the high watermark of ... Read More

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Chelsea's Asmir Begovic: 'My future does not matter right now'

Asked how Conte has turned Chelsea into title contenders this season, Begovic added: "You have some new energy when a new manager comes in but in honesty not that much". The Premier League table leaders are set to offer him a one-year contract extension with pay rise. "We work the same way and I know we will prepare the same way, everyone wants it more than anything now so bring it on, we are looking forward to it". Read More

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Wenger says exit from Champions League wouldn't harm contract talks

Do you think I enjoy the fact that a big club like Arsenal is not winning big trophies? With a 1-0 lead from the first leg at Balaidos, United have one foot in the Europa League final. We win 2-0 at Old Trafford and we're through. Rooney continues to be linked with a big-money move to China, where his agent Paul Stretford spent time earlier in the year speaking to interested clubs. Read More

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Thames hits 13th HR, Brewers outslug Red Sox in 11-7 win

Thames hits 13th HR, Brewers outslug Red Sox in 11-7 win

OUR PREDICTION: The over is 9-4 in the last 13 meetings between these two teams and is a ideal 4-0 in the last four meetings in Milwaukee. They would add two runs in the 7th and hold on to win 11-7. Hughes got Vazquez to ground into a 5-4-3 double play with the bases loaded and no outs in the eighth, holding Boston to one run in the inning. Both squads lost key players to injuries. Read More

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Juventus beats Monaco 2-1 to reach Champions League final

Juventus beats Monaco 2-1 to reach Champions League final

Benjamin Mendy whipped in a unsafe low cross into the box that took a slight touch off the attacker at the near post and was heading straight towards Radamel Falcao who would have been left with an easy finish. Allegri's side is likely to secure an unprecedented sixth Serie A title on Sunday at Roma, while it is also in the Italian Cup final. All indicators point to Juventus hanging onto their lead and advancing to the final in Cardiff on June 3. Read More

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'Know I'm Always With You': Aaron Hernandez's Letter to Fiancée Released

'Know I'm Always With You': Aaron Hernandez's Letter to Fiancée Released

The disciplinary record provides one of the first looks into Hernandez's life behind bars before his death on April 19. A postmortem toxicology test came back negative for all substances, including synthetic cannabinoids. An audit of the last five phone calls he made did not reveal any hint that he meant to harm himself. He allegedly jammed the door to his cell with cardboard - which investigators believe was to stop anyone from entering and stopping what was about to happen. Read More

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Don't compare me to Federer - Sharapova

Don't compare me to Federer - Sharapova

Maria Sharapova says she would "play in the juniors if I have to" in order to compete at the French Open and Wimbledon, but has no interest in building bridges with her rivals after making her comeback from a doping ban. Now unranked because of her suspension, Sharapova qualified for the Porsche Grand Prix and other upcoming events as a wild card. Sharapova gave a terse answer when asked if Mladenovic's comments would motivate her in Saturday's showdown: "Not at all". Read More

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Judge agrees to toss Hernandez murder conviction

Judge agrees to toss Hernandez murder conviction

Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez looks at the gallery during the murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Massachusetts, March 18, 2015. In a hearing Tuesday morning, lawyers for the Commonwealth of MA argued that Hernandez lost his right to abatement when he took his own life, claiming he did so intentionally because he knew his conviction would be thrown out. Read More

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Higauin brace takes Juventus close to final

Higauin brace takes Juventus close to final

The tactic worked brilliantly, as the free-scoring Principality outfit were comfortably kept at bay in what was an eighth clean sheet for the Italians in this season's competition. Buffon, who won the World Cup with Italy in 2006, has won nearly all there is to win in the game - apart from the Champions League. "We work every day to play against big players and this will allow us to progress quicker". Read More

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Predators fans' unique way of getting psyched up ahead of Game 4

The bruising opening game sent Predators left winger Kevin Fiala , 20, off the ice on a stretcher after a violent collision in the second period. St. Five total minor penalties were committed, two against Nashville and three against St. Louis. Obviously I don't think anybody in our side of things is feeling too confident or too pleased with the way the game went tonight. Read More

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Wolff: Hamilton and Bottas can race clean

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland celebrates his victory at the Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the "Sochi Autodrom" circuit, in Sochi, Russia , Sunday, April. Speaking on the podium, championship leader Vettel said: "Obviously I tried everything to catch Valtteri and maybe I thought there might be some opportunity on the back straight". Read More

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GALLERY: Celtic blitz Rangers in Old Firm derby

KENNY MILLER: The experienced captain, 37, gave Rangers fans a boost on Friday night when he signed a new one-year deal. According to the Daily Mail , the Ibrox giants were plotting a move for the 22-year-old amid interest from Celtic and Sporting Lisbon after he piqued their interest with a late victor in a Scottish Championship clash last season. Read More

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Conte urges Chelsea to take one more step for the title

Conte urges Chelsea to take one more step for the title

Many people told me I am not the type of player for Antonio Conte and I should leave but I like challenges. Dele Alli and Harry Kane would walk into any Premier League side while Kyle Walker is fancied by Manchester City. He said: "Only in England you can see this support". It's great to see a team fight with all of their strength. The post Conte: Chelsea Took "Big Step" To EPL Title, Bring On West Brom appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria . Read More

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Gausman ejected after hitting batter, Red Sox top O's 4-2

Baltimore Orioles right fielder Joey Rickard (23) reaches up to catch a fly ball by Boston Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi in the seventh inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park, Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Boston. "We've got Toronto and the Yankees in the mix". Wilson allowed three runs on six hits in six innings. ODDS AND ENDS: The Orioles equaled their season high with 17 hits. Read More

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Silva calls for calm after Hull lose to Sunderland

Silva calls for calm after Hull lose to Sunderland

Responding to rumours linking star goalkeeper Jordan Pickford with a move away from the North East, Moyes explained " I saw some rubbish figures talked about in the papers this morning ". Overall his distribution was excellent and his decision making sound. Perhaps he would be more keen on signing Defoe as the striker is reportedly available on a free transfer following Sunderland's relegation from the Premier League. 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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