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McGirt grabs early lead at Sawgrass

Dustin Johnson's first wedge of the day hit the pin, caromed off the green and led to bogey. Jon Rahm, Garcia's fellow Spanish countryman and considered by most to be the next big star from that golf-mad country, worked his way near the lead with a 32-foot birdie putt at No. Read More

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Celtics roll by Wizards

Celtics roll by Wizards

The Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards have played nine times this season, including five games in their Eastern Conference semifinal series. Thomas took only four shots in the first half. Later they booed him loudly when he touched the ball. He had 13 points and claimed to have heard an expletive-laced chant in the fourth quarter. Well, if there was ever a performance to give them supreme confidence going forward, it was Wednesday night. Read More

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Arsenal not giving up the chase, says Xhaka

Arsenal not giving up the chase, says Xhaka

The two teams are only separated with two points - Man U is at position 5 with 65 points. "Jose Mourinho isn't doing enough with this Manchester United team", wrote Cascarino in the Times . Utd picked up an excellent result in the first leg, winning 1-0 in Spain, but they were beaten 2-0 at Arsenal on the weekend and so will most likely have to rely on winning this tournament if they're to qualify for the Champions League next term. Read More

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Cap's Alex Ovechkin finished playoffs with lower-body injury

As usual, I will provide my own predictions for the East and West! After finishing a tight seven-game series against the New York Rangers , it was Ovechkin-Crosby I, which lived up to the hype. Retaliation is not on Marc Methot's mind as the Ottawa Senators prepare to take on Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins in the NHL Eastern Conference Final. Read More

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Juventus keeper Gianluigi Buffon seeks to get gloves on elusive prize

Juventus keeper Gianluigi Buffon seeks to get gloves on elusive prize

They had reached the Champions League final in 2015 when they lost 1-3 to FC Barcelona . "I don't score very often, so I'm happy, but in a way I prefer the assist to a goal , so everyone goes home happy". "We have to improve certain things, because this squad is capable of improving". Now, having already helped the Old Lady defeat his beloved Barca - a victory Alves admitted "felt a bit strange" - he nearly single handedly demolished semi-final opponents AS Monaco. Read More

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Kevin Durant recalls his NBA Draft combine

That's a big unknown for a 7-footer who went from having one Division I scholarship offer to turning pro after his redshirt freshman season. Durant was selected by the Supersonics with the second overall pick. 21 in the 2018 Draft by DraftExpress.com, but ESPN's Fran Fraschilla believes Jackson could go in the first round this year. Durant, however, doesn't take issue with the combine itself, and feels it's fine for players who are trying to navigate their way into the first round. Read More

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Antonio Conte expects to be rewarded for delivering Premier League title

With just one win coming from their last nine outings, Boro captain Gibson conceded that they were below the top-flight standard for much of the campaign, but could not hide his devastation from the media. Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante is in contention to return for the Premier League trip to West Bromwich Albion after recovering from the thigh injury which forced him out of the win over Middlesbrough . Read More

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Spurs roll over Rockets, into conference finals

The Spurs announced that Kawhi Leonard will not play in Game 6 against the Rockets on Thursday. While the execution was poor, by both teams, during the overtime of Game 5 it was nice to finally have some real drama. They have a 3-2 lead in the series, and they have a chance to close it out. Harden was brilliant through most of Tuesday's game, finishing with a triple-double - 33 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Read More

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Nervy Man United stumbles into Europa League final

Nervy Man United stumbles into Europa League final

Mourinho has stated recently that he is prioritising the Europa League as their best bet to clinch a Champions League berth. After losing in the 36th round Arsenal 2-0, Manchester United significantly reduced their chances of getting into the top 4, and therefore simply must win the LE in order to ensure the team's participation in the Champions League next season. Read More

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Cesc Fabregas talks about his future plans, low playing time

Cesc Fabregas talks about his future plans, low playing time

This is a big step because there are three games and we need to take three points to win the title. Should Conte's side beat a West Brom team with little to play for they will become champions with two games to go. Fabregas helps Chelsea to play attractive football and style is important to Conte. The immediate turnaround Conte has triggered at Stamford Bridge has both surprised and impressed many in England given it is the Italian's first season, and the manager himself admits ... Read More

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Champions League: Juve inch Closer to Final After Higuain Double

Italian Serie A side Juventus bagged a 2-0 road victory over Monaco on Gonzalo Higuain's brace in UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg on Wednesday. The day I quit, I want people to be sad about it", remarked Buffon, twice a beaten finalist in the Champions League . " Juventus played very intelligently and we came up against one of the best teams in the world", Silva said. Read More

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Mets get off to fast start in win over Giants

Mets get off to fast start in win over Giants

Jeff Samardzija is still in search of his first victory of the season as he prepares to make his seventh start when the San Francisco Giants continue their three-game series at the New York Mets on Tuesday night. "I think it was just a lot of frustration, a lot of pent-up aggression", Arroyo said. The Giants have scored a combined four runs in their last three games and three or less runs in their last five games. Read More

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It's win or stay home for good in Game 6

In Toronto's three previous series victories, they went the distance - five games against the New York Knicks in 2001 and seven games against the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat last season. We don't need to over-analyze this. "We feel like we got the Raptors' attention so hopefully next year. we can go deeper in the playoffs". Malcolm Brogdon and Tony Snell weren't contributing anything for the Bucks on either side of the ball. Read More

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United's eggs in one basket for Champions League push

United's eggs in one basket for Champions League push

Mourinho had claimed that "peace" reigned between himself and Wenger prior to the game, but he questioned the Frenchman's poor record against him afterwards and accused him of putting unfair pressure on the fourth official. Celta Vigo now sit 12th in La Liga, safe from relegation but outside of the European race, so the Europa League is their main focus as well. Sixth-placed Arsenal closed the gap with fifth-placed Manchester United to just two points and the Gunners still have a game ... Read More

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Shkodran Mustafi hopeful Arsenal can qualify for Champions League

Arsene Wenger felt that Alexis Sanchez's goal at Southampton highlighted why the Arsenal striker is a top-class player. "The goal he scored tonight shows what he's about: very good technique in a short space", he added. Southampton are a good side but they are lacking motivation at this point in the season since they don't have a lot to play for. "We'll know more in the next 48 hours". Read More

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Chelsea defeat Everton, Spurs stay close

At this moment, it's very important to stay together and to have great enthusiasm and patience because we must feel this season could go from good to fantastic. Courtois was called into action in the first minute when he diverted a Dominic Calvert-Lewin strike against the foot of the post, but after that, it was smooth sailing for the Belgian custodian. Read More

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Klitschko Wants Joshua Rematch

Klitschko Wants Joshua Rematch

After a fairly even start, Klitschko upped the ante at the start of the fourth, connecting with a two-fisted attack early on, and although Joshua steadied himself, he ended up being outboxed for the first time in the bout. "Come on - that's what they want to see". "I'm only going to improve", said Joshua, whose quick path to success had been questioned by some outside his camp. Read More

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Houston Rockets vs. Spurs game 5 preview: Lineup changes

Houston Rockets vs. Spurs game 5 preview: Lineup changes

Leonard said he will play in Game 6 on Thursday in Houston. "I remember saying to a couple of the guys this is what we live for, these moments, to play in these situations", Spurs point guard Patty Mills said. Game 7 would be Sunday in San Antonio . He had four points on 1-for-6 shooting and four turnovers in the final five minutes of regulation and overtime. Read More

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I am staying at Chelsea

Moses said the fact that he had played as a winger meant he could "understand what wingers are going to do before they try and go past me" and added: "The more games I play, the better I get". West Brom's form has tailed off since securing their top-flight status, with just two points taken from their last six games, but manager Tony Pulis insists his team will not roll over for Chelsea . Read More

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This is who Anthony Joshua wants to fight now

This is who Anthony Joshua wants to fight now

Joshua struggled with Klitschko. Anthony Joshua has told Fury he is ready to fight him, but the Brit will not be ready for a potentially massive British blockbuster before the end of the year. "I spoke to Klitschko's manager Bernd Bonte a few times . So I want to say without you there is no I, and the "U" is what starts the unit". "To do it we are going to have to be very smart, we're going to have to do a lot of manoeuvring around and he is going to have to do a lot of winning in the ... Read More

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Game 7s have not been kind to Caps, Ducks

And they're going to get a seventh game of it Wednesday thanks to the Capitals' 5-2 win Monday night. "It was a fun one tonight for us, but we definitely have to regroup and get refocused on the start for Game 7". "I don't know whether from coaching or playing whether you get into a mental block or not", said Bruce Boudreau, who coached in Game 7 four times with the Capitals and four times with the Ducks. Read More

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Inter sack Pioli after winless run

Inter sack Pioli after winless run

Inter, who have won 18 Serie A titles, are 29 points adrift of leaders and historic rivals Juventus in the standings and have suffered a steep decline in recent seasons. The 1-0 defeat to 16th placed Genoa was the final nail in Pioli's coffin, leading to the Italian club searching for a new boss with just three games to go. Read More

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Spurs look to close out Rockets with Leonard ailing

But Ginobili, the second-oldest player in the National Basketball Association, sparked the team throughout the night. The Spurs rallied to win 110-107 in the series go-ahead game, with Mills clocking an epic 43 minutes and 20 points, including a clutch three-pointer with just two minutes remaining to keep the Spurs in touching distance. Read More

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Ashwin, Shami return for Champions Trophy

Ashwin, Shami return for Champions Trophy

Shami, selected for the Champions Trophy, will find himself playing in an ODI two years after he had last played an ODI - in the 2015 World Cup. Virat Kohli will captain the side in the tournament in England and Wales while MS Dhoni retains his spot at the wicketkeeper in the team. Read More

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Leonard won't play in Game 6 for Spurs

Manu Ginobili helped the San Antonio Spurs win game 5 of the 2017 National Basketball Association playoffs against the Houston Rockets . Houston surrendered 18 offensive rebounds to the Spurs and slipped into an offensive slog as the game closed, scoring 22 points during the fourth quarter and overtime. Read More

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Murray bows out of Madrid

Murray bows out of Madrid

Meanwhile, 59th-ranked Choric will try to lift a second trophy this season after winning his first career title in Morocco last month. The Serb parted ways with his coaching staff of 10 years last week after also suffering early exits at the Australian Open and Monte Carlo Masters. Read More

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