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Djokovic knocked out as 'lucky' Nadal battles on in Monte Carlo

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I'm just not sure how you bet against Medvedev, who has beaten back-to-back top-10 players and has done so rather convincingly. However, it's worth mentioning that of players ranked outside the top 10, it's arguable that Fognini has given Nadal more trouble than most , having won three of their 14 meetings - winning two of these on clay - and he took the first set from Nadal in their last head to head match, in Rome previous year. Read More »

Boston vs. Toronto Prediction, Preview, and Odds

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It is the only first-round series in which the home team has failed to win a game. Game 6, now a necessity, will be Sunday at Scotiabank Arena. "That's what you've got to do to win", Toronto coach Mike Babcock said. The whole building felt it and the boys kind of rallied, the fans, we thought we had a chance right to the end. "We did a lot of good things", said Leafs centre John Tavares , who along with Hyman and Mitch Marner have been tasked with going toe-to-toe against the Bergeron ... Read More »

Michael Jordan on Tiger Woods: 'Greatest comeback I've ever seen'

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Jordan admitted that Woods' performance "surprised" him to a certain extent, and after watching him slip into a fifth green jacket he called Woods this week to offer his congratulations. Mentally, you always think you can. Just two years ago his back pain was so bad Woods thought he might never play again, let alone win another major. Read More »

Fernando Llorente goal would have been ruled out next season

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Tottenham's crucial third goal DID hit Fernando Llorente on the arm before going into the net during their thrilling Champions League quarter-final victory over Manchester City . There was no respite as City responded immediately as Aguero fed Bernardo Silva and the Portuguese winger's left-foot shot deflected off Danny Rose and beat the wrong-footed Lloris to make it 2-2 on the night. Read More »

Folau's comments 'completely wrong' - Genia

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The 30-year-old was found to have committed a "high-level breach" of the professional players Code of Conduct by the RA Integrity Unit over posts to his social media accounts on April 10. If a formal appeal is indeed launched by the player, then we will probably see a fascinating debate play out between an individual's right to freedom of expression and an employer's right to terminate for breach of contract. Read More »

Bruins-Leafs Game 6 Start Time Announced

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Kapanen got Toronto's second goal less than two minutes later, scoring on a wrist shot off assists from Andreas Johnsson and Morgan Rielly. The series is tied 2-2 with Game 5 being played Friday night in Boston. A slap shot by David Pastrnak was also handled by Andersen. Even the league officials weren't sure and there was a video review, which confirmed the puck did not go into the net. Read More »

Manchester City vs Tottenham Hotspur

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The bigger picture also comes into play, specifically the circumstances Pochettino and his players have overcome in order to find themselves at this most captivating of junctions. While Liverpool were cruising to a 4-1 win in Porto , title rivals City suffered a dramatic exit from the Champions League when a stoppage-time goal in a remarkable 4-3 epic against Tottenham was ruled out by VAR. Read More »

Neal will be healthy scratch for Flames in Game 5 against Avalanche

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LAST 10 GAMES: Avalanche: 7-2-1, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.5 assists, 4.1 penalties and nine penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a.929 save percentage. "We need more pucks to the net, we need more bodies there too", said Monahan. Neal had a combined 12 goals and eight assists in 42 playoff games with those teams. Read More »

Allegri: Cristiano Ronaldo is the future of Juventus

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The 34-year-old joined Juventus from Real last summer in a €100m deal which runs until 2022, with a reported annual salary of €31m. Ajax defeated Juventus 2-1 on the night and 3-2 on aggregate over both the legs to book their spot in the Champions League semifinals, leaving serial victor Cristiano Ronaldo a very unhappy man. Read More »

Jarrell Miller: Anthony Joshua's next opponent returns 'adverse finding' in sample

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Hearn said he had been informed by the the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (Vada) about the finding from a sample collected on 20 March. 30, had ironically spent portions of the press tour leading up to his fight with Joshua (22-0, 21 KOs), claiming that the British champion - who holds the WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight titles - was himself using performance-enhancing drugs. Read More »

Under-fire Hashim Amla makes the cut, Chris Morris misses out

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South Africa squad for the World Cup: Faf du Plessis (c), Aiden Markram , Quinton de Kock (wk), Hashim Amla , Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, JP Duminy , Dwaine Pretorius, Dale Steyn , Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi , Anrich Nortje , Imran Tahir , Tabraiz Shamsi . Read More »

Red Sox recall Leon, designate Swihart for assignment

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The Red Sox will be sending Chris Sale and Nathan Eovaldi to the mound against NY. Leon hit.120 (3-for-25) in his seven games with the PawSox, but had no passed balls and caught three of the six runners that tried to swipe a bag on him in his 60 innings behind the plate. Read More »

Red Wings to introduce Steve Yzerman as general manager

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ET Friday that includes Yzerman without specifying the goal. He served as the Red Wings' general manager since 1997. On Sept. 11, 2018, with one year remaining on his contract, Yzerman announced his resignation as the Tampa Bay Lightning general manager. Read More »

White Sox, Royals benches empty after Brad Keller throws at Tim Anderson

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Let's start with that beginning - the fourth inning blast from Anderson that he punctuated with a bat flip, drawing the ire of the opposing Royals . In his next time up, Anderson was hit by a pitch from Keller, and both benches emptied. That play was followed up by Kansas City beaning Anderson later in the game. He stretched his leg and took a few warmup tosses before heading to the dugout and was to be re-evaluated. Read More »

Bangladesh announce 15-member squad for ICC World Cup 2019

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Jayed, who is yet to make his ODI debut, had made a big impression with the ball during the Tests in New Zealand last month. The center of the Bangladesh team is especially settled throughout the most recent couple of years with the nearness of some senior players and the team under the authority of Mashrafe receptacle Murtaza is particularly settled. Read More »

San Antonio Spurs at Denver Nuggets - 4/16/19 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Maybe it was just what Murray needed, however, helping spark his fabulous fourth quarter that fueled the Denver Nuggets' 114-105 comeback over the San Antonio Spurs and knotting their playoff series 1-1. DeMar DeRozan scored 31 points and LaMarcus Aldridge scored 24 in the Spurs' defeat. San Antonio led for much of Game 2, and carried an 82-75 advantage into the fourth quarter. Read More »

Star player dropped as Pakistan announces squad for World Cup

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Young pacer Mohammad Hasnain, who has just two worldwide wickets to his name in his three ODIs, joins fellow teenage fast-bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi in a raw pace attack that will be led by right-arm pacer Hasan Ali . "Supported by the flare, skill, talent and killing-instinct, this side has the capability and potential to rise to the occasion and produce strong performances", said Inzamam. Read More »

Nadal extends three-year winning streak in brutal display

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Nadal saved all five break points he faced during the match and has now won his last 16 matches in the principality and the 32-year-old will meet Grigor Dimitrov in the third round. The Brit has a good look at his first Masters quarterfinal as he next goes up against Lorenzo Sonego on Thursday. During his match against German tennis player Philipp Kohlschreiber at the Rolex Monte Carlo Masters , the Serbian world No. Read More »

Leafs drop Game 4 and hand home-ice advantage back to Bruins

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The NHL's department of player safety revealed 45 minutes before Game 3 in Toronto that the mercurial Kadri was suspended for the remainder of the series for his vicious cross-check to the head of Bruins forward Jake DeBrusk in Game 2 on Saturday, a 4-1 win by the Bruins. Read More »

Celtics rally past Pacers for 2-0 series lead

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It didn't take long to see that this game would be a different story on the offensive end, as the Celtics led 13-12 just three minutes into the first quarter. The Pacers aren't really equipped to stop Irving and if he can continue this form on the road, they will have a tough time getting back into the series. Read More »

Paul Parker: Manchester United need more from Paul Pogba

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Pogba has improved dramatically under the more positive approach of Solskjaer but he goes missing whenever United need him most. Will Paul Pogba still be at United next season? The centre backs who played in Barcelona? Ashley Young has been a great servant to the club and the 33-year-old is contracted for one more year but it's clear that he can't be a regular starter anymore. Read More »

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Portland Trail Blazers, 4/16/19 NBA Predictions

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They have won six of their last seven matches and in their last game they won at home against the Thunder in Game 1 with a 104-99 score, beating the odds. He has been the better of the two point guards in the. The officials reviewed it for a "hostile act" but concluded there were no fouls on the play. Westbrook had less to say. Read More »

Rugby star Israel Folau requests hearing over ‘hell awaits gay people’ comments

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Folau, a devout Christian, was issued with a breach notice by Rugby Australia after last week sharing a post on Instagram that said "hell awaits" for "drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists, idolators". On the other side of the argument, one of world rugby's top referees, openly gay Welshman Nigel Owens, was blunt in his critique of Folau's views. The issue has seen numerous players, former players, organisations and individuals calling for Folau to be ... Read More »

WNBA MVP Stewart injured in EuroLeague game

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The Seattle Storm announced the diagnosis on Wednesday. After the game, it was revealed that Stewart suffered a torn Achilles. It is still up in the air whether the injury will affect the two-time all-star and 2018 WNBA MVP for the upcoming WNBA season, which starts from May 24. Read More »

Raptors’ Siakam looking for more efficient performance in Game 2

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No matter how you slice it, the Raptors simply weren't engaged in Game 1 and the Magic capitalized. "He was pretty good tonight", head coach Nick Nurse said. He sat out the first two months before making his season debut in December, then played just nine games before the Spurs announced he would be out indefinitely to rehab his leg injury. Read More »

Patriots Owner Kraft Asks Florida Judge Not to Release 'Pornography' Sting Video

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Kraft did not attend the hearing Friday. Police say those cameras captured Kraft twice paying to have sex with spa employees in January. "There's no need to see the video unless you actually have a prurient interest in seeing the video". Attorneys for Kraft filed a second amended motion Wednesday, requesting that a judge issue a protective order preventing the video's public release. Read More »

Blue Jackets advance after sweep of mighty Lightning

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That's because Nationwide Arena is banning spectators attending Tuesday's Game 4 against the Tampa Bay Lightning from bringing brooms into the building to commemorate what will be a series sweep if they can emerge victorious. The Blue Jackets barely snuck into the final Wild Card spot in the Eastern Conference, finishing just two points clear of the Montreal Canadiens . Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus stunned on an 'incredible evening for Ajax'

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Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek says they could've hammered Juventus last night. Juventus signed Ronaldo in pre-season in the hope of ending a 23-year wait for the Champions League . Messi made sure there was no memorable Champions League comeback for Manchester United at Camp Nou on Tuesday, scoring two early goals to help Barcelona beat United 3-0 and reach the last-four for the first time in four seasons with a 4-0 aggregate score. Read More »

Michael Owen states his prediction for FC Porto v Liverpool FC

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The Reds cruised to victory in the first leg at Anfield but the manager says his players will "fight with all they have" to reach the semi-finals. "If we were 2-0 down and going into the home leg, would we think we were out?" Virgil Van Dijk will start in central defence and given that Klopp has chosen to rotate Matip and Lovren as the Dutchman's partner, it should be Dejan Lovren who will play vs Porto since Joel Matip started during the 2-0 win vs Chelsea . Read More »

Smith, Warner return for Australia's World Cup tilt

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All the top order have been firing, and it is Handscomb who is the fall guy despite averaging 43 in 13 games this year. Opener Usman Khawaja, player-of-the-series in Australia's ODI series victory in India last month, was picked but may have to bat lower with Warner likely to partner Finch at the top. Read More »