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Bulls beat top-seeded Celtics to take 2-0 series lead

Bulls beat top-seeded Celtics to take 2-0 series lead

And then there's playoff Rondo who morphs into one of the best players on the planet when it matters most - the playoffs. In Toronto, Kyle Lowry bounced back from a lackluster game one as the Raptor...

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Aaron Hernandez 'lover' will only discuss relationship 'from his ownlips,' says lawyer

Aaron Hernandez 'lover' will only discuss relationship 'from his ownlips,' says lawyer

One was allegedly penned to Hernandez's fiancée, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez; another to their 4-year-old daughter, Avielle; and the last to Kennedy. "My client believes that that may be because the ...

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Edmonton Oilers Defeat Sharks, Advance to Second Round

Edmonton Oilers Defeat Sharks, Advance to Second Round

In that contest, San Jose chased Oilers goaltender Cam Talbot after he surrendered five goals in less than 33 minutes. The veteran center still is chasing his first championship, which narrowly evad...

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Antonio Conte: Chelsea proof that spending doesn't guarantee success

Antonio Conte: Chelsea proof that spending doesn't guarantee success

I am focused on the last month, and we will talk later. Cedric Soares could become the first Southampton player since Kevin Davies in 2001 to receive a yellow card in four consecutive Premier League...

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Celtic tops Rangers 2-0, into Scottish Cup final vs Aberdeen

But he let caretaker boss Graeme Murty take charge of the team one last time as he made a decision to assess his new squad from the Parkhead directors box. Andy Halliday and Joe Garner were sacrific...

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Bird delivers Pacers' All-Star bid in an Indy car

Bird delivers Pacers' All-Star bid in an Indy car

It makes ideal sense; Boston GM Danny Ainge and Pacers president Larry Bird are friends and former teammates. Here's how it went down. "If we want to be serious, that's the team we've got to look at a...

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Ronaldo landmark as Madrid wins 2-1, ends Bayern record run

When Arturo Vidal headed the hosts into a 25th-minute lead, Bayern appeared on course for a 17th consecutive European home victory, but the game turned following Vidal's missed penalty and Ronaldo equ...

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Sharapova draws Vinci as agent fires broadside

Sharapova draws Vinci as agent fires broadside

The five-time Grand Slam victor and former world No. 1 returns to competition next week as a wild card in Stuttgart's Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. "They are smart to try to keep Maria out of Paris", Eis...

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Manchester United to withdraw contract offer for Ibrahimovic

Manchester United to withdraw contract offer for Ibrahimovic

Mourinho said United may not be able to play Pogba after the midfielder, who completed the 120 minutes of Thursday's Europa League win over Anderlecht, went off in stoppage time after taking a knock. ...

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Dustin Pedroia grabs Manny Machado's back in weird sequence

Machado, of course, drew Boston's ire Friday for his takeout slide that injured Dustin Pedroia, and Barnes immediately was ejected for what appeared to be a retaliatory act. Pedroia said Machado sent ...

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Schwarber, Cubs rally past Brewers to snap 4-game skid

Schwarber, Cubs rally past Brewers to snap 4-game skid

He gave up four runs in four innings on April 8 and received a no-decision in an 11-6 loss. Padres starter Jarred Cosart (0-1) retired the first 10 Diamondbacks he faced before departing the game be...

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FA Cup will not impact Wenger's future at Arsenal

The two Premier League sides will lock horns with each other at the Wembley Stadium in London in the semi-finals of the major cup competition on Saturday evening. City will probably be without Jones...

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Here is how to watch Game 3

Here is how to watch Game 3

Al Horford and Amir Johnson have not been able to muster much against Lopez. MORE: Does Boston coach Brad Stevens deserve the blame? "I'm not surprised because everybody's so locked in right no...

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Three-way bid launched for first 48-team FIFA World Cup

Giving details of the bid for the first time, Gulati said the initial plan was for 60 of the 80 games to be played in the U.S., with Canada and Mexico hosting 10 each. Gulati also played down ...

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Major League roundup: Cubs rally, beat Brewers in ninth

Major League roundup: Cubs rally, beat Brewers in ninth

Dodgers 4, Rockies 2 • Scott Van Slyke (John Burroughs Prep) homered and Enrique Hernandez had two hits, scored a run and drove in one to lift host Los Angles. "You know when you go for a four-out sav...

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Promoted Brighton back among England's elite

Anthony Knockaert has been the undoubted star of Brighton's season with his performances leading to EFL's Championship Player of the Year. The players were in the thick of it too in a fantastic sh...

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Eden Hazard makes admission about his Chelsea future

Eden Hazard makes admission about his Chelsea future

Hazard has scored 14 goals and made six assists in all competitions for the west Londoners this season, earning him a nomination for the PFA Players' Player of the Year award. Impossible to say. I'm e...

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Arsene Wenger dismisses concerns regarding Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez's Arsenal futures

Arsene Wenger dismisses concerns regarding Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez's Arsenal futures

In contrast to many perceptions of them this season, Boro both created chances and looked unsafe, with centre back Dani Ayala, and wildcard substitute Adama Traore coming closest to adding the cruci...

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Ex Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer offers facts on government

Ex Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer offers facts on government

Users can search through a wealth of information gathered from publicly available sources. "We need more data". And it was hard to find the numbers I was looking for. USAFacts is a new website that k...

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Rangers top Canadiens 2-1; series tied 2-2

There's not many guys who can beat you from the blue line when you see it. With Montreal on a slow line change, Jimmy Vesey took a pass at the blue line and sent Nash in alone for a flawless shot in o...

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Portland center Jusuf Nurkic out for Game 1 of playoffs

Make no mistake, unless Jusuf Nurkic returns, the Blazers are in trouble. "Hopefully he'll be back at some point during the series", Blazers coach Terry Stotts said. McCollum during the game, but in...

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Harden has 37 points, Rockets rout Thunder, Westbrook 118-87

Fellow starters Adams (six points, five rebounds), Gibson (five points, one rebound) and Oladipo (six points on 1-for-12 shooting) offered little support. Houston's lead had been padded to 15 points....

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Cavaliers to sign Dahntay Jones for playoffs

As a team, the Raptors shot 52 percent from the field and 10 of 31 from the three-point line but they were never really in control of the game until the fourth quarter where they clamped down defensi...

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Thornton returns to lineup for Sharks in Game 3 vs. Oilers

Thornton returns to lineup for Sharks in Game 3 vs. Oilers

Edmonton was a good penalty killing team at home during the regular season - 82.3 percent at Rogers Place - and that carried over to Games 1 and 2, when the Oilers surrendered just one PPG on 12 oppor...

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Ronaldo resting, Isco's 2 goals keeps Madrid on title track

And with rumours of a six-year deal being on the table, Isco said he will make the "right decision" along with Madrid. Morata had a decent chance to send Real Madrid ahead just before the 30-minute ...

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Rod Carew's transplanted heart donated from ex-Ravens TE Konrad Reuland

Rod Carew's transplanted heart donated from ex-Ravens TE Konrad Reuland

On the day that he died, Coach Harbaugh had the undesirable job to break the news to his team. According to the AHA's posting, Reuland was enrolled at St. "Everybody was connecting the dots", Mary s...

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Leicester: Morgan out of Eagles clash

Leicester: Morgan out of Eagles clash

The club said: "We are working with Uefa and the local authorities to establish the full facts of what took place and the reasons for the police response". Leicester go to Palace having lost their las...

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Boston Bruins: First round preview and prediction

Boston opens a series Wednesday in Ottawa still seeking its first win over the Senators this season. To have success in the playoffs, the Bruins will not only need their young players to be r...

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Wilson scores in OT as Caps survive scare to beat Leafs

Wilson scores in OT as Caps survive scare to beat Leafs

Before the game, Matthews shared Gretzky's excitement about McDavid and other young stars getting their first taste of the playoffs. Buffalo and Vancouver entered via expansion in 1970 as did Atlant...

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Arsenal contract talks on hold until summer-Mesut Ozil

Arsenal contract talks on hold until summer-Mesut Ozil

And Monday's 3-0 defeat to Crystal Palace saw renewed calls for the Frenchman to clarify whether he intends to stay or leave the Emirates at the end of the season. 'I think he has an incredible winnin...

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United States, Mexico, and Canada launch bid to host 2026 World Cup

The U.S., Canada and Mexico have settled on an unprecedented answer to that question: just combine forces. The heads of the organizations said at a news conference in NY that the three North A...

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Hearn says he has fighters who would beat McGregor

Hearn says he has fighters who would beat McGregor

White admitted to changing his mind about the fight after he saw the intrigue and enthusiasm with which the idea of it was received and the amount of money McGregor would stand to make off this opport...

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Ibrahimovic inspiration keeps Man United in top-four race

Ibrahimovic inspiration keeps Man United in top-four race

The Portuguese said after a 3-0 victory over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light: "After Liverpool and Manchester City's victories, it was a hard win". "He was very good", the United manager said. "The...

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Lindy Ruff out as Dallas Stars' coach

Lindy Ruff out as Dallas Stars' coach

Captain Jamie Benn said he understands his role in the fall of the team from 109 points last season to 79 this season, and said the players are motivated to fix things. Nill said Monday, a day after ...

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Garcia wins first major in dramatic playoff

Most different about Garcia is that he made it easy to root against him, blaming everything but his own shots and missed putts. Rose's playoff tee shot soared to the right into the trees but bounced...

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