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James scores 33 as Cavs sweep Pacers

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Yes, they were close in these games against the Cavs, they did not embarrass themselves. Irving's 3-point play with 4:46 on the clock gave Cleveland its largest lead at 80-69. Westbrook had a triple-double in the first half, making him just the second player in National Basketball Association history with three consecutive playoff triple-doubles. Read More »

Nadal wins Monte-Carlo title, sets record

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And the 30-year-old says his next target will be his home event in Barcelona, and not the French Open at the end of May. It was Nadal's first title in nearly a year and further cemented his place in history as he became the first man in the Open era to win the same event 10 times. Read More »

Antonio Conte warns rivals money is no guarantee of success

Harry Kane says Tottenham are doubly determined to beat Chelsea to the Premier League title to honour the memory of Ugo Ehiogu. Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte has bemoaned the proximity of Tuesday's Premier League clash with Southampton and the fact Spurs have 24 additional hours to prepare for their game at Crystal Palace on Wednesday. Read More »

Pats still planning to keep Garoppolo

Considering Bill Belichick's track record, fans should expect something totally unexpected this week as the 2017 NFL Draft approaches. According to Pete Prisco of CBS Sports , the Patriots might be willing to part ways with Jimmy Garoppolo for the Browns' 12th overall pick this year and a second-round pick next year. Read More »

We are still in Champions League hunt, insists Reds boss Klopp

Defeat at home to Crystal Palace - as a result of "stupid" defending according to the German worldwide - dealt a significant blow to the Reds' aspirations of returning to Europe's elite club competition as it opened the door for both Manchester United and Arsenal, with matches in hand, to catch them. Read More »

Cavs hold off Pacers, Spurs also go 2-0 up

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Now the Pacers are one loss away from being eliminated by James' team for the fourth time in six years. The Cavs are finding their groove. We all know that Lance is an emotional guy. Later in the season, the Pacers brought back Stephenson, in part, because George was wistful for the days of title contention in an interview with ESPN's Zach Lowe . Read More »

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Utah Jazz - 4/25/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Hayward finished with three points and two rebounds in nine minutes. The Utah Jazz hosted the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday night in a pivotal Game 4 of their National Basketball Association playoffs first-round series. Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Clippers knew they had to rally together to make up for the loss of Blake Griffin who is out for the remainder of the playoffs with a right toe injury. Read More »

Dhoni, Tripathi's half-centuries help Pune post 6-wkt win

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Mumbai managed to achieve the top positions as the team is in winning streak constantly in the game. Pune didn't look like beating visiting Hyderabad until the last over of their match . Rising Pune Supergiant: Steve Smith (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wicketkeeper), Ashok Dinda, Faf du Plessis, Mayank Agarwal, Ankit Sharma, Baba Aparajith, Ankush Bains, Rajat Bhatia, Deepak Chahar, Rahul Chahar, Daniel Christian, Lockie Ferguson, Imran Tahir, Jaskaran Singh, Usman ... Read More »

Rain washes out NASCAR race at Bristol, pushes it to Monday

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On Saturday, the Xfinity Series race had a lengthy stoppage for rain. A shower or two will still be around on Monday, but most of the day will be dry with clouds and breaks of sunshine. "We will see if people take two or four or whatever, but it kind of just depends on what position you are in at that point if you are going to take two or four (tires)". Read More »

Celtic 2-0 Rangers: Caixinha says players too tense

Just three minutes into the Scottish Cup semi-final at Hampden Park, which Celtic won 2-0, Halliday made his presence felt as he sprinted into a heavy challenge on Manchester City loanee Roberts. "I'm happy for the supporters". " We wanted to come out of this one with a better result than last time and we did that ". Brendan Rodgers' side haven't lost a game in Scottish soccer all season. Read More »

Red Sox avoid sweep vs. O's

If a Sox pitcher had hit Machado in a meaty part of his body on Saturday - one day after he unintentionally injured Pedroia with a slide into second base, not two - Machado nearly certainly would have accepted his fate. So after all of this, Farrell still wasn't satisfied with the outcome of Machado's slide that kept his star player out of Saturday and Sunday's game. Read More »

Manchester clubs spending more but not winning more, says Conte

The Blues put aside their recent wobbles on Saturday by ambushing Tottenham at Wembley to book their place in the FA Cup final with a 4-2 semi-final win. "He played a really good game and he is very important for us". "We move on", was the firm message from Spurs manager Mauricio Poccetino after its FA Cup semifinal defeat. Read More »

LEADING OFF: MLB sorts out trouble in Baltimore, Minnesota

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Detroit Tigers center fielder JaCoby Jones has been taken to a hospital after getting hit in the face by a pitch. Two innings later, Boyd threw a fastball behind Sano, who pointed a finger back at the pitcher. "Our pitcher, he didn't intentionally hit him in the face, " Sano said. John Hicks had three hits, including his first career homer, and drove in five runs to lead Michael Fulmer and the Detroit Tigers to a 13-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. Read More »

Chelsea 4-2 Tottenham Hotspur, FA Cup: Tunnel cam, celebrations

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After an impressive 2-1 win over Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday, Palace manager Sam Allardyce is looking to preserve his remarkable record of never being relegated from the Premier League during his managerial career. While Frenchman Puel has done a solid job for the Saints this season, the club have been inconsistent and we can't see them pulling up any trees at Stamford Bridge. Read More »

Warriors edge to Blazers' sweep after comeback win

He will not coach the Warriors for their Game 4 matchup against the Portland Trail Blazers in the team's opening round series. Kevin Durant's left calf strain, which kept him out of Games 2 and 3 in the first round, had been the eye-catching note on the Warriors' injury report. Read More »

The Colorado Rockies young guns are playing like veterans

Ball off the wall in right-center leading off the game (Sunday). "I feel bad not making that play because it was a makeable play", Pence said. "I trust and believe in the work I've been putting in". On a rainy, 42-degree night that served as a ideal backdrop of gloom after the Madison Bumgarner injury news, the Giants finally solved Rockies starter Tyler Chatwood and scored three runs in the second inning, only to see Cueto give up six in the fourth inning on two swings. Read More »

Tulowitzki joins Donaldson on DL for Blue Jays

Pounders allowed four runs on five hits, two of them home runs and four for extra bases. He had a pair of three-hit showings against the Jays during this weekend's series, perhaps a sign that a little hot streak could be coming soon. Stroman survived a rocky ninth by inducing a game-ending double play, but Toronto's exuberant celebration drew the Angels' ire. Pillar added his third homer off Brooks Pounders, who was recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake before the game while Los Angeles' top ... Read More »

Arsenal beat Manchester City in FA Cup second semifinal

But there were strikes from Nacho Monreal (71st minute) and Alexis Sanchez (101 minute) for a famous victory for Arsenal . And Sanchez came through for Arsenal in extra time, just as he did for the joint-record 12-time FA Cup winners in the 2015 semifinal, producing a victor in the 101st minute. Read More »

Celtic down Rangers in Scottish Cup semi

All the players would have been gutted to lose the Scottish Cup final last season, especially to concede the goals in the manner that they did. "We couldn't and they deserved to win the game". Such was Celtic's superiority in the first-half at Hampden that the interval statistics showed the possession ratio to be 3:1 in their favour and the contest - insofar as that description could be applied - resembled a boxing fight in which one opponent could barely lay a glove on the other. Read More »

Arsenal have answered the critics, says victorious Wenger

He will be here next year because he has a contract and hopefully we will manage to extend". Speaking after the game, he admitted to BBC Radio 5 Live's Juliette Ferrington that the players had let Arsene Wenger down during the course of the season and asserted that his side would try win the FA Cup for their manager. Read More »

Funeral Plans Announced in CT for Aaron Hernandez

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The prison boyfriend is also reportedly on 24/7 suicide watch following the incident. The medical examiner ruled his death a suicide. After Hernandez was found hanging in his cell Wednesday morning, authorities have been investigating what might have led the former Patriots player to end his life. Read More »

Lionel Messi surprises Real Madrid, Keylor Navas with 500th Barcelona goal

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Barca then called for Casemiro to be sent off as he got away with two first-half fouls despite having already been booked, but it was Madrid's turn to be angry with the officials after Ramos was dismissed for a wild challenge on Messi. Las Palmas and Alaves played out a 1-1 draw that kept both teams near the middle of the table. Despite that, Madrid still found the strength to equalise in the 85th minute through substitute James Rodriguez. Read More »

Both Showtime and HBO to show Joshua-Klitschko fight

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HBO has a similar agreement with Klitschko in the States. There's less than a fortnight to go until the monster heavyweight showdown in Wembley and that means time is running out for both men to do their utmost to pique the interest of fight fans and persuade them to buy their pay-per-view. Read More »

Deron Williams fakes out Paul George, scores an easy two points

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George's latest miss came with Indiana's playoff livelihood at stake. They've had three consecutive unsuccessful attempts, and their 2017 National Basketball Association playoff run should come to an end when they host the Cavs in Game 4 of their first-round series Sunday afternoon. Read More »

Wall, Beal shine as Wizards topple Hawks

John Wall scored 32 points and Bradley Beal had 16 of his 31 in the fourth quarter as the Washington Wizards outdueled the Atlanta Hawks 109-101 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series. Read More »

Masters green jacket bought for $5 in thrift store sells for $139K

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He never challenged again after that. And it was just nice to play. Els was playing with Jeff Knox, the man the club sends out to make up the numbers when an odd number of players make the cut. Some of Els's very favourite memories of Augusta are from this hole. In 1975, Jack Nicklaus was the leader in the clubhouse with a score of 276 for the tournament. Read More »

Raptors' Kyle Lowry bounces back in Game 2 victory

Three nights after a awful outing in Game 1, Lowry more than made up for it in Game 2 , scoring 22 points, including the game-clinching 20-foot jump shot with 8.9 seconds to play, to lift Toronto to a 106-100 win over the Bucks . Each time the Raptors would go on a run, the Bucks found a way to respond, matching and even exceeding the energy level Toronto was bringing on each possession. Read More »

Ramos-Vinolas Stuns Murray in Monte Carlo

Murray had been scheduled to play just Madrid and Rome ahead of the French Open. "I can not allow myself many more ( matches like this) if I want to go far in this tournament", Djokovic said. "That's only going to get better". The British No.3 had never faced Nadal previously and he struggled to cope with the intensity of the Spaniard's play in the opening set. Read More »

MacArthur returns, scores for Sens to beat Boston 3-2 in OT

The Senators will host the New York Rangers for Games 1 and 2 Thursday and Saturday, respectively, before the best-of-seven series shifts to Madison Square Garden for Games 3 and 4. The Bruins were hit with three delay of game penalties in the first period for sending the puck over the glass, but on none of those power plays did Ottawa even manage as much as a shot on goal. Read More »

British and Irish Lions 2017

You've got to play your game, and you've got to understand what you're good at and how you're going to attack them without the ball". Hansen did say that it would have been an extremely hard squad to select, with the 57-year-old acknowledging the great depth in the talent pool that has developed among the four home nations, noting that while he would have selected England captain Dylan Hartley, they are still very strong in vital positions such as hooker and first-five. Read More »

Nadal Rolls to 10th Monte Carlo Title Setting Numerous ATP Records

It was Nadal's first title in nearly a year and further cemented his place in history as he became the first man in the Open era to win the same event 10 times. Nadal won eight Monte Carlo titles in a row from 2005 to 2012 but then lost to Novak Djokovic in the 2013 final. At the same time it is always a unique moment, every time, I have this trophy with me. Read More »

FA Cup: Why Arsenal defeated us - Guardiola

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The Gunners boss said: "I felt it was a big test for us today, a mental test because many people question if we can turn up on an occasion like this and that's why I'm very proud of the players because they stayed united and determined". But they forgot he got it wrong in the beginning. You can always judge in both ways. "What I did is just to give a bit more security to a team who conceded three goals in the last three away games ", he said. Read More »

Crimson wins the day with 27-24 A-Day victory

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A-Day proved to be a mixed bag for the defending SEC champs. Quarterback Jalen Hurts moved the Crimson's 58 yards in the final minute - helped by a targeting call against the White team's Ronnie Harrison that kept the drive alive and set up Scott at the White's 12-yard line. Read More »