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DeMar DeRozan gets 40 for the second straight game

DeMar DeRozan gets 40 for the second straight game

Though the Heat entered Friday in the final Eastern Conference playoff seed, the remaining path is hard: a three-game road trip to Boston, Detroit and NY; followed by home games against the Knicks and playoff contender Denver; another three-game trip (to Charlotte, Toronto and Washington) and two home games against playoff teams Cleveland and Washington. Read More

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English cricket moves closer to setting up IPL rival

English cricket moves closer to setting up IPL rival

With a finite number of sports fans available to sports within the United Kingdom and wider global markets, the commercial income from Test cricket (currently the main source of income for the ECB) reportedly under threat, and a decreasing public interest in the traditional (but sometimes prolonged) form of the game, it is legitimate to ask: does the new Twenty20 tournament have any chance of realising its aims? European Central Bank chief executive Tom Harrison and T20 project lead Mike ... Read More

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Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says multiple teams have called about Richard Sherman

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says multiple teams have called about Richard Sherman

At the National Football League owner's meetings Wednesday, Carroll said Lynch was "somewhat entertaining" the idea, even though he hadn't asked to take off the reserve/retired list. Sherman, 28, is due $11.4 million in 2017 and $11 million in 2018, the final year of his contract. He raised the possibility Fant takes a step back from shoved into a starting job as an undrafted rookie college basketball player a year ago to learning in 2017. Read More

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Bus shooting suspect says he feared larger passenger

Bus shooting suspect says he feared larger passenger

He is due in court today. He had been sitting toward the back on the second floor of the double-decker bus before he began opening fire from a handgun around 11 a.m. He died at a hospital shortly after gunfire was reported Saturday, The Associated Press reported. Crisis negotiators, robots and armored vehicles surrounded the bus during the standoff because police did not know if there were more victims inside it. Read More

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Ramos - Pique can't criticise

Ramos - Pique can't criticise

Sergio Ramos, who posted the snap on his Instagram page, revealed the group was laughing at a dig at Real Madrid by Barcelona's Gerard Pique. "When have I been favoured by referees?" "He is a great player that certainly improves our league, I wish him the best always, less when he plays against me", said Ramos ahead of facing off with the forward at the Stade de France. Read More

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Cavs sitting F Kyle Korver several games with foot injury

Your final score at the half: The San Antonio Spurs 64, the Cleveland Cavaliers 40. Cleveland's 58 through three quarters was the lowest opponent total after three quarters all season for SA. Luckily, the game was nationally televised on TNT , giving fans a glimpse of the Spurs, and just how efficient and dominant their defense really is. Read More

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4-match global ban for Lionel Messi after referee rant

4-match global ban for Lionel Messi after referee rant

Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi has been hit with a four-game ban by football's governing body FIFA and fined $10,000 after verbally abusing a match official while on global duty. Messi avoided any kind of sanction during the game, but he didn't settle down and refused to shake Van Gasse's hand at the final whistle. The suspension only includes qualification games, meaning Messi will take no part in his country's bid to reach the World Cup until they visit Ecuador in October . Read More

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De'Aaron Fox upstages Lonzo Ball, powers Kentucky to the Elite Eight

De'Aaron Fox upstages Lonzo Ball, powers Kentucky to the Elite Eight

South Carolina players celebrate after beating Baylor 70-50 in an East Regional semifinal game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Friday, March 24, 2017, in NY. "We know once we're on the court, we're able to make plays". Why aren't you going under the screen and forcing him to take jump shots?!?! Fox not only turned in the best NCAA scoring performance for Kentucky since Tayshaun Prince had 41 against Tulsa in 2002, it was the best by a freshman in tournament history. Read More

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Wozniacki, Pliskova reach last four

Wozniacki, Pliskova reach last four

There were breaks of serve and well-struck forehands a aplenty in this tilt, and it was Pliskova who managed to keep the upper hand despite some inspired tennis from the second-oldest player in the draw. "I started out great but then I couldn't find my serve". "Obviously against Caroline, we played in Doha also, so a little bit different conditions than here". Read More

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Manchester United's Chris Smalling and Phil Jones to miss West Brom game

Manchester United's Chris Smalling and Phil Jones to miss West Brom game

Given that he is also without Ander Herrera and star man Zlatan Ibrahimovic because of suspensions, an angry Mourinho launched an attack on the scheduling of mid-season global friendlies, criticising the timing of them. Defenders Marcos Rojo , Antonio Valencia , Matteo Darmian and Daley Blind are all understood to have come through their midweek worldwide matches unscathed. Read More

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Oregon Joins Gonzaga in Final Four

The victory marks the Ducks' first Final Four appearance since the 1938-39 season, almost 80 years. They'll need just a little more magic to be the first team into the Final Four. We get breakout performances each year in March, and Luke Maye is delivering his at just the right time for Roy Williams' squad. The Musketeers brought their turn-the-page jar of ashes to the NCAA Tournament, where they burned through a string of upsets to reach their third Elite Eight and first since 2008. Read More

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Australian business leaders push tax cuts; Toshiba's US unit files bankruptcy protection

President Donald Trump over the impact it could have on local jobs and finances as a bankruptcy could costs borne by U.S. taxpayers for two nuclear power plants projects in Georgia and SC or even imperil their completion. Toshiba reiterated its view that at the root of the problem was the acquisition of US nuclear construction company CB&I Stone and Webster. "While we are working with Westinghouse to maintain momentum at the Vogtle site, we are also now conducting a full-scale schedule ... Read More

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Owners revamp video replay for officiating

The proposal can be reconsidered at a later time. "We wanted to reduce the potential for a number of snaps, but still giving everybody ample time, from a competitive-fairness standpoint, to play and win the game", he said. "I'm sure I'll talk to the league and we'll get some kind of explanation that is all [expletive], like normal", Arians said following the game. "As long as the reasoning can be communicated to me, I'm fine with it, and I believe all coaches are". Read More

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After late goals broke Panama's hearts in 2013, US returns

The next US qualifiers come in June: home against last-place Trinidad and Tobago, whom the Americans should defeat, and away against unbeaten Mexico , whom the Americans should not defeat. 5 nation. Still in the fourth spot, with three teams to go through automatically, the squad is locked in a qualifying scrap that it should emerge from but can't afford to sleep on. Read More

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I've decided my Arsenal future - Wenger

I've decided my Arsenal future - Wenger

The defeat at West Brom was Arsenal's fourth in five league games and left them in sixth place in the Premier League table, six points below the Champions League places with two games in hand. "We have to live with that". "The most important one today was that we had 77 per cent of possession and didn't create many chances". Although Alexis Sanchez equalized inside three minutes after a 19-pass move, West Brom regained the lead in the 55th when substitute Hal Robson-Kanu scored with ... Read More

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Halep talks herself into defeat against Konta at Miami Open

This may not go down as the finest of encounters but Konta, ranked No 11, showed admirable fight, coming back from a set down to beat Halep, the world No 5, 3-6, 7-6 (9-7), 6-2 in 2hr 30min. "I'm quite happy I was able to execute that reasonably well". Konta be rewarded with a clash against the victor between World No.1 Angelique Kerber and Venus Williams for a chance to go even further and win a spot into her second career Premier Mandatory final. Read More

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Raiders-themed brothel to coincide with Vegas move, include team specials

Soon the Warriors - who brought an National Basketball Association championship to Oakland two seasons ago - will also be leaving for greener pastures. No way I would pay my way to attend a game". And you're leaving one of the most. that's like moving the Dallas Cowboys or like Moving the Packers. The Raiders are the third National Football League franchise to relocate in the a year ago, after the Rams and the Chargers both moved to Los Angeles from St. Read More

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Rain denies Black Caps in Hamilton

Nevertheless, the 1-0 victory on Kiwi soil hands du Plessis' Proteas the No.2 world Test ranking after series wins against Australia, Sri Lanka and New Zealand twice since August a year ago. When Williamson smacked part-timer Dean Elgar to the boundary for his hundred, he had equalled Crowe's New Zealand record of 17 centuries in 16 fewer Tests. Read More

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Nadal rallies to reach fourth round at Miami Open

Nadal rallies to reach fourth round at Miami Open

It was the first time Nadal had failed to win a game in the first set of an ATP tour match since 2008, tour officials said. The 30-year-old ignited the crowd with a typically determined comeback to clinch his 822nd career victory. "I knew it's going to be a tough one", Nishikori said. "He's a very aggressive player, a very powerful player - a big serve, big forehand". "But it was a shame when I was up a break in both first and second sets and both went to 7-6". Read More

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Yadier Molina demands apology from Adam Jones for WBC parade comments

Yadier Molina demands apology from Adam Jones for WBC parade comments

They were no hit into the sixth inning against Jose Quintana and Team Colombia. The fifth inning featured three assists from shortstop Brandon Crawford , including going into the hole to take a hit away from Carlos Beltrán. Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler did just that in the third inning, belting a two-run home run over the fence in left-center field. Marcus Stroman lead the way for the Americans, going 6 innings only allowing a hit and three strikeouts. Read More

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Curry's 32 lead Warriors over Rockets 113-106

Curry's 32 lead Warriors over Rockets 113-106

Not only are his cumulative stats impressive, but the team now has 60 wins in three straight seasons, becoming the first team to do so since the 1995-98 Bulls (who featured Kerr as a backup guard). The Houston Rockets took on the Golden State Warriors last night in one of the peculiar match ups this season . The Warriors said Wednesday that Durant will be re-evaluated in the next seven to 10 days as he recovers from a left knee and leg injury that has sidelined him since February ... Read More

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Redskins LB Mason Foster tweets about Raiders move to Las Vegas

To KNBR 1050's Ted Ramey, this move was all about the money. Del Rio, who grew up a Raiders fan in the Oakland suburb of Hayward, said he had "mixed feelings" about the pending move and admitted he did not know much about Las Vegas. They have the opportunity to view replays even before the referee gets involved. However, a letter from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to city officials the same day spelled the end to the Raiders time in Oakland. Read More

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Coleman injury can 'motivate Everton' against Liverpool

Although he was pictured comforting Coleman as he was stretchered off at the Aviva Stadium, Williams said he didn't fully realise the severity of the injury until after the game. Coleman underwent successful surgery in Dublin. "There are two massive games coming up and that's one thing Seamus will want us to do, to play well and get some good results", the Everton captain was quoted as saying by The Belfast Telegraph . Read More

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Arsene Wenger denies Paris St Germain contract offer

Arsenal are now sixth in the Premier League, 19 points behind leaders Chelsea, while PSG are second in Ligue 1, three points behind Monaco. The Frenchman has previously said if he is to end his two decade association with Arsenal he intends to manage elsewhere, with PSG the logical move given their wealth and the stuttering form under current coach Unai Emery. Read More

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India demolishes Australia in Dharamsala Test, clinch series

The 28-year-old skipper caused a furore in the second Test when he accused counterpart Steven Smith of repeatedly abusing the decision review system. India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who claimed 25 wickets to go with his couple of fifties, won the man-of-the-match and man-of-the-series awards. But Australia's collapses in their first and second innings of the final test ensured that it all ended not with a bang, but a whimper. Read More

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Manchester City charged with failing to control their players against Liverpool

Middlesbrough were left in the bottom three, with crucial games to come away to Swansea City and Hull City after the global break. Pep (Guardiola) needs to keep all the players behind and practise shooting. Aguero has scored in all five homes games against Liverpool in the Premier League. "On the plus side, Willy Caballero was very impressive today". "You can not imagine. Read More

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