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Isaiah Thomas is set to play Game 2

The Celtics trail the first-round series 2-0 partly because the Bulls point guard has been damn good. The series goes back to Chicago's United Center on Friday with Bulls surely now starting to believe they can become the sixth eighth-seeded in National Basketball Association history to knock off a No 1.

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Zidane: Atlético Madrid didn't play a good game

Zidane was appointed in January previous year after Benitez - now at Newcastle United - was sacked with Madrid third in LaLiga at the time and reports suggesting that senior players had become frustrated with the team's approach. Antoine Griezmann scored in the 85th minute to earn Atletico a draw with Real Madrid at the Bernabeu. Atletico coach Diego Simeone conceded after Saturday's game that he is unsure where Griezmann , who has a contract at the Vicente Calderon until 2021, ...

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Lightning fail to strike twice as Barca crash out of Champions League

Captain Gianluigi Buffon hopes the comprehensive win over five-times European champions Barcelona is a sign his side are ready to take the next step. Messi came closest to giving the Spanish giants a route back into the contest with four strikes at goal but failed to hit the target with any of them.

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Blues great Terry to leave Chelsea

Stoke are reportedly one of the Premier League clubs ready to offer Terry the chance to prolong his career in England but they will face competition from the likes of Bournemouth and West Brom, while the defender also has lucrative offers from overseas to consider.

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Juve's Alves expects long night at world's best Barcelona

We had that night against PSG and now there's another chance to experience a historic night. "There's only one option: Attack, attack, attack", Barcelona coach Luis Enrique said. And he was happy to have Sergio Busquets available after the defensive midfielder missed the first leg. "What Pique means is that system doesn't matter", Luis Enrique said.

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Zach Werenski out for postseason with facial fracture

Kyle Quincey took a stupid penalty up 3-0 and the Penguins' subsequent power-play goal almost turned the tide dramatically enough to actually shift the final outcome of the game. I'm never a fan of looking past opponents, but you just get a feeling this one is as good as over - and if the Pens are able to wrap it up in the next game or two, what a spot they would be in.

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Barcelona 0 Juventus 0 (0-3 agg)

Juventus held Barca to a 0-0 draw in the second leg of their tie on Wednesday (NZT Thursday) to advance to the semifinals on a 3-0 aggregate. No team has ever overturned a 3-0 first-leg defeat in the Champions League knockout stages in eight previous attempts, although Barcelona managed the biggest ever comeback in the last round by eliminating Paris SG 6-5 on aggregate after a 4-0 first leg defeat.

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Minus Joe Thornton, Sharks' power-play unit struggles

Certainly Talbot does not bear sole responsibility for the loss because he had no appreciable defensive help. Pavelski scored his second of the game on the power play that followed, tipping a shot by San Jose defenceman Brent Burns past back-up goalie Laurent Brossoit to make it 6-0 after two periods.

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Serena Williams expecting a baby this fall, rep confirms

Serena's announcement has also earned her heaps of praise, as the fact that she's 20 weeks' pregnant means she was expecting when she won the Australian Open in January - impressive stuff. She announced their impending nuptials on Reddit, and Ohanian doubled down on his Facebook page, linking to Williams' Reddit post and adding, "She said yes".

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Maple Leafs unable to keep up with Capitals in Game 4 loss

Ottawa 1, at Boston 0: Bobby Ryan scored early in the third period and Craig Anderson stopped 22 shots for his fourth career postseason shutout as the Senators beat the Bruins for a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series. "Start on time", Matthews said, looking ahead to Game 5. That stood as the victor, as Tyler Bozak scored with 25.8 seconds remaining with Andersen on the bench in favour of an extra attacker.

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Chelsea wary of Spurs

The 24-year-old has five goals and an assist in his last four Premier League matches and has hit form at the right moment. "For example, we were out of the Champions League in Monaco, we played three tough games against Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea, so we did not win one game but our game against Hull City, our supporters [cheering] helped us and supported us and in Italy and Spain that does not happen".

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Chicago Blackhawks Dropping the Ball in Playoffs Thus Far

Trotz is considering some lineup adjustments going into Game 3 Monday night. It's uplifting to have a few hundred fans meet you at the airport and tell you how great you've been so far. A defensive mistake allowed for that lone early goal, and Nashville went into old-fashioned shutdown mode by blocking and challenging shots and trapping puck-carriers, seemingly content to let Chicago spend the balance of the game in the attacking zone.

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Timeline of administration's statements shows confusion about location of USA aircraft carrier

While Trump talked up his saber-rattling tactics of sending the Vinson toward the Korean Peninsula to stare down Pyongyang, the carrier and its accompanying battleships were actually training with the Royal Australian Navy "off the northwest coast of Australia", US Pacific Command spokesman David Benham later told USNI.

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Boston Red Sox: Chris Young Proving His Worth in Jackie Bradley's Absence

Boston newcomer Mitch Moreland set a club record by hitting a double for the seventh straight game. Boston Red Sox's Hanley Ramirez runs on his RBI single during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Monday, April 17, 2017, in Boston .

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Tuchel blames bus delay after Monaco thrashing

The incident happened a week after three bombs exploded close to their bus before the first leg in Dortmund. They are the first French representatives to make it to the semi-finals of the Champions League four times. Monaco scored twice in the first 17 minutes to effectively settle the tie. The visiting side fell further into the hole when Radamel Falcao connected on a header in the 17th minute, his fifth goal of the current Champions League tourney.

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'The guy is a genius' - Roy Keane lauds Ronaldo as all-time great

Burnley host United on Sunday April 23, live on Sky Sports 1. Now though with one-year left on his contract it would appear a transfer would suit all parties with Burnley , who have offered the player a new contract, looking to get in excess of £25million for his services.

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Penguins take 3-0 series advantage with OT win

Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel , center, celebrates his game-winning goal with teammates Olli Maatta, left to right, of Finland, Sidney Crosby , Conor Sheary, and Trevor Daley against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the first overtime period in Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Sunday, April 16, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio .

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Browns VP: No plans to trade for veteran QB

Myles Garrett has always been the presumptive No. 1 overall pick. Garoppolo was a target of the Browns in the offseason, but a deal with New England hasn't happened. Cleveland is infamous for its failed quarterbacks . "We learned a lot about what makes him tick, what motivates him, how he spends his down time, how he spends his time with his teammates", Brown said.

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Good squad but pressure on Lions, says All Blacks coach Hansen

That success was the Lions' first since the tour to South Africa in 1997 and Fitzpatrick is predicting a tight series between the sides. "I feel humbled and extremely proud to be given the opportunity to captain the Lions for a second tour, and look forward to playing the world champions on their own turf with the best players of the United Kingdom and Ireland at my side".

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After OT loss, Rangers look to regroup at home

Considering the Rangers have been surprisingly better on the road and already have a win at the Bell Centre this series , they could be confident going into the next battle. This game will be featured in my top plays in the Sports Chat Experts section but for my free play I think this one stays tight to the vest again in a low scoring affair.

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Win and stay home: Heat beat Wizards, miss playoffs

IN (which plays Atlanta) and Chicago (which plays Brooklyn) control their destinies. That is not the case against the fourth-seeded team, the Washington Wizards, whom they will face in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. Now, he might help keep the Heat out of the playoffs. Needless to say, the Nets had different intentions in mind, such as evaluating players for next season.

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Barcelona vs Juventus UEFA Champions League

Barcelona has lost three of its seven games since that spectacular victory over PSG at the Camp Nou. "But we are the same team and we can repeat that". "Picking youself up after a defeat like this is hard, but we have the best motivation a Cule can have", Luis Enrique said , "which is visit the home of our eternal rival - there's no better place than to go to than the Bernabeu".

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Young unsure about future at United

Young also singled out Rashford for praise after the striker caused Chelsea's defence all sorts of problems in Sunday's win. A lot has been said about how we want to finish fourth but. "They had everything to play for in that they are striving for that Champions League place, which I have always felt they will get, and have a manager who is quite good technically and tactically!" "It is always an honour and maybe one day it (an England call-up) will happen again", Young said.

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Durant doubtful for Blazers clash

But according to ESPN's Marc Stein , the team is weighing whether to hold Durant out of the game as a precaution as he deals with a calf strain that he sustained during Game 1. Joe Johnson, whose floater at the buzzer gave them a two-point win in Game 1, added 13 points off the bench. "Coming in the first two games we just wanted to take one", Lillard said.

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Cavs, Spurs ease into 2-0 leads

CLEVELAND - After another excruciating loss in which the Indiana Pacers almost came all the way back from a late double-digit deficit before succumbing to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Paul George had blunt criticism for more of his teammates.

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Pats Inks Rusher James White To A 3-Year Contract Extension

NFL Media's Ian Rapoport on Wednesday offered some additional details on the three-year contract extension New England Patriots running back James White signed Tuesday. You can never get mad at him, because even when he doesn't make the play he feels worse about it than you do. "He's just the best teammate". The Buffalo Bills retain the right to match the aforementioned offer, but the Patriots "don't believe" the former will do so.

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Busquets back as Barcelona seek new miracle

Juventus will head into the semi-final hoping to defeat whoever their opponent will be and win the final in Cardiff to give long serving goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon a chance to feel the trophy before probably hanging his gloves. "The more he can do, the better for us". The semi-final line-up is now complete with holders Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Monaco and Juventus going into Friday's draw.

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Slaven Bilic: John Terry would interest West Ham if available

Not only a Chelsea legend, but a true Football legend and a brilliant captain. Terry has been a mainstay for Chelsea over the last 15 years, and he has won four Premier League titles, five FA Cups, three League Cups, the Europa League and the Champions League whilst making 700 appearances for the Blues.

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Half the Patriots miss White House visit

Defensive end Chris Long, running back LeGarrette Blount, defensive tackle Alan Branch , tight end Martellus Bennett, defensive back Devin McCourty and linebacker Dont'a Hightower have all publicly stated an intention not to accompany the team on the Washington trip.

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Lewandowski was back in training ahead of Real Madrid match

It seemed like Bayern had Madrid on the ropes win they had unfairly awarded them a penalty right before the half but luckily Vidal missed the penalty. Cristiano Ronaldo had one of the most impressive performances of this season but the team's defense also impressed. The game changed when Javi Martinez saw red for a second yellow card and the legendary Cristiano Ronaldo bagged a brace to give Real an extremely precious victory.

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Superhuman Russell Westbrook Breaks Oscar Robertson Record In Style

Robertson recorded 41 triple-doubles in 1961-62, when he averaged 30.8 points, 12.5 rebounds and 11.4 assists per game. Houston, locked into the third seed in the Western Conference, will play the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round of the playoffs.

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Perry scores in OT, Ducks take 3-0 series lead over Flames

He joked that the trainers "give us a little TLC in the room, a little pat on the back and off you go". Those were the leads the Flames had in this game, yet they managed to lose 5-4 in OT. And then Getzlaf got lucky on the victor for his NHL-leading fourth point of the postseason. Elliott, who took responsibility for his poor play on Monday night, said he definitely wants a shot at redemption and has worked to turn the page on a miserable outing.

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Penguins To Honor Dan Rooney Friday Night With Helmet Decal

Mr. Rooney was a champion and a true Pittsburgh icon. The funeral arrangements are set for Pittsburgh Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney , and they include a public viewing at Heinz Field. We are deeply saddened by the loss of Dan Rooney . "[Rooney] personified everything that's good about Pittsburgh", Penguins president David Morehouse said of the longtime Steelers executive.

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Tony Pulis: 'Roberto Firmino goal should not have stood'

The improvement in Mignolet is as much mental as anything else and this could be vital ahead of what could be five very scrappy games in the remainder of Liverpool's season. It took until the 80th minute for the Baggies to really threaten when substitute Rondon turned Matip and fed in Phillips, who saw his strike saved from inside of the box by the legs of Mignolet .

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Albert Ramos-Vinolas stuns Andy Murray at Monte Carlo Masters

The current world number 12 suffered disappointing losses to Robin Haase in Dubai and a shocking third round loss in Indian Wells to Yoshihito Nishioka , a match that he was firmly in control of. I had to take two or two and a half weeks off for it so I don't know which is was, the lack of serving or the injury. When it comes to playing in the red clay surface, one name immediately springs to mind, and that is Rafael Nadal.


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