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CC Sabathia says he's only been called the N-word in Boston

Jones has been named by MLB as a five-time MLB All-Star. Yet and still, Adam said that what he experienced with being called the N-word and having peanuts thrown at him was pretty bad, a low point at Fenway Park, where he has experienced abuses before with being called names.

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We can put Chelsea under pressure

Coming off of a critical 2-0 win against Arsenal , Spurs remain four points behind league leaders Chelsea with four matches to play, while the Gunners are now struggling to stay within reach of a place in Europe next season. "They had won the league, then they won the league again, and then they won the cup". Eriksen has scored eight goals and created 100 chances in 33 Premier League appearances for Tottenham so far this season.

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Sergei Bobrovsky, Sidney Crosby, Connor McDavid named Hart Trophy finalists

The Hart Trophy is awarded to the player judged to be the most valuable to his team. All things considered, it's going to be a surprise if McDavid doesn't win his first of what will likely be multiple Hart Trophies. In addition, the Penguins captain ranked second in the league in scoring (89 points) and led the team in power-play goals (14) and shots (255). "He's played 82 games with that target on his back", Oilers head coach Todd McLellan said last month.

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No hearing for Niskanen over hit to Penguins star Crosby

We have a 2-1 lead in the series. Pittsburgh left wing Conor Sheary will also sit out Game 4 due to a concussion, according to Sullivan. "You know, you care a lot about him". The fact, though, is that the Penguins failed to score on five power plays. "We're very optimistic", Sullivan said. Pittsburgh Penguins columnist Rob Rossi was on TSN 1050's Naylor and Landsberg Tuesday and did not back down from his assertions the Washington Capitals intentionally injured Penguins' star ...

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Sweet overtime win for Senators, eliminate Bruins in six games

Clarke MacArthur scored a power-play goal with 6:30 gone in the first overtime and the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Sunday to win their first-round playoff series in six games. That was a wicked shot by Turris that ended his scoring slump at nine games, a goal that put the Senators in front 2-1. The Bruins were also playing down a man - or four or five.

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Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal on Track for 10th Title After Reaching Final

Rafael Nadal is the undisputed master of first Monte Carlo, and now Barcelona . The Russian broke early in the second set, too, and then again for 4-2. "In the first set, I didn't have many chances, but I started to play better in the second", the three-time major victor said. The 30-year-old Nadal will try to win a 10th French Open title when the tournament gets underway May 22.

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Yankees' CC Sabathia: 'When you go to Boston, expect' racism

He added that the team's "review of last night's events is ongoing". "A disrespectful fan threw a bag of peanuts at me", Jones told USA Today . "It's unfortunate that people need to resort to those type of epithets to degrade another human being", Jones had said .

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Saban agrees to extension, will make more than $11 million in '17

The university has announced that Saban has agreed to an eight-year contract extension that has him signed through the 2024 season. USA Today first reported the news . The agreement extends Saban's current contract to eight years. Strength and conditioning coach Scott Cochran's new salary will be $535,000 - up $10,000 from last season and an amount that likely will keep him among the nation's three most highly paid strength coaches.

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Nigeria To Invite Anthony Joshua 'Home'

The 28-year-old hasn't boxed since beating Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 and is now without a boxing licence, but he has been training in Spain in an attempt to get back into the ring. "He's back in training and he's getting into shape and that's good for boxing, so I hope that he comes back to his very best". However, injury and subsequent mental health issues led Fury to twice pull-out of a scheduled rematch with Klitschko.

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Deliberate Jazz try to slow down Warriors in 2nd round

Sweeping the Jazz - a squad that could outscore the Golden State Warriors should it catches enough breaks - will require much more durability and focus, and there are already indications of avalanche. How the Warriors choose to counter Gobert (and, to a lesser extent, Derrick Favors ) will determine the complexion of this series. He struggled in the first two games and then missed most of game four with food poisoning, yet somehow the Jazz had the series tied at 2-2.

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Man United held by lowly Swansea

But Mourinho's squad has been decimated by injuries to several key players, especially in defence. The United manager is frustrated with how much the players make public online and has brought in a strict new set of rules governing what they can and cannot publish on Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram.

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Shattenkirk nets OT winner for Caps; Crosby exits

Despite being the better team for most of the night (and ALL of the series) the Capitals did blow a two-goal lead and things got intense. He could have called a minor penalty, a major penalty or a match penalty. "We're very optimistic and hopeful we'll have him back in a timely fashion". Said Trotz regarding that portion of the play. MVP finalists: Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby , Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid and Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky are ...

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Selby joins elite in retaining world title

Only Selby , Steve David, Stephen Hendry and Ronnie O'Sullivan have managed to defend their title at the Crucible - that is some quartet. The 41-year-old Higgins , described by Selby as "one of the all-time greats", was equally complimentary about his opponent.

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Spurs will take title race down to the wire - Chelsea's Matic

Referring to fellow player-turned-pundit Frank Lampard , who won three Premier League trophies, four FA Cups, and two League Cups during Chelsea's upward trajectory under Roman Abramovich, Henry insists until Spurs do something similar that there is no shift in power between them and Arsenal .

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'Animal' Alexis Sanchez staying at Arsenal, Arsene Wenger says

After leading City to 10 successive wins at the start of the season, City have gradually fallen back into the bad habits that prompted the club's Abu Dhabi-based owners to axe Manuel Pellegrini and bring in Guardiola. Alexis Sanchez then scored in the 101st minute to preserve Arsenal's hopes of ending the season with a trophy. After the game, he said to BBC Sport : "People have questioned us a lot recently".

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Fury would beat Joshua with arm tied behind back

Fury defeated Klitschko in November 2015 by unanimous decision, to become the world heavyweight champion. The 28-year-old even predicts a fight with Joshua would be so one-sided, it would allow him to showboat "with one hand behind his back".

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Henry says "no power shift" despite Spurs current control of North London

They can cut the gap to just a point with victory at West Ham on Friday, with Chelsea not in action again until the following Monday. "We have another important game on Friday, another derby, another tough game and we will have a chance to play before Chelsea".

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Real Madrid out to make most of home leg against Atletico

Real defeated their city rivals in the 2014 and 2016 finals and also beat them in the 2015 quarterfinal. "As a coach he is the best player I have had", said legendary former France midfielder Zidane. We can not invent anything new. For Atlético and for us it is a different tie than the previous ones. Meanwhile, the French boss has confirmed that Raphaël Varane is ready to return to action in the first leg of the tie after having made his 21-man squad.

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Rooney names his most important Man United goal

The 54-year-old has publicly questioned the attitude of both Shaw and Martial in recent weeks, noting they hadn't displayed the work rate required to make the starting XI. The stakes will be higher on Thursday, though, with the teams separated by one point and one place with five league games left. "I want to be back playing, and hopefully between now and the end of the season and leave a mark on the games I play".

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Senators defeat Bruins in overtime, win series 4-2

Kuraly, who played the first two games of the series at Canadian Tire Centre, replaced center Ryan Spooner, an Ottawa native. The Bruins scored their first first-period goal - also scoring first for the first time in the series - when Stafford converted on a power-play slapper with 1:47 left in the period.

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Senators' Jean-Gabriel Pageau's fourth goal is overtime victor

However, Chris Kreider - who made his Rangers debut during the 2012 first-round series against the Senators and also had been quiet in the playoffs - put his team ahead at 10 minutes 39 seconds off assists from Mika Zibanejad and Ryan McDonagh.

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Saturday's roundup: Pageau's 4th is victor for Senators

Pageau scored again 2:54 into the second OT, snapping in a shot during a 2-on-1 rush alongside Tommy Wingels. This is his first taste of the second round during a career that's included 902 regular-season games, and after 12 years he's gained an appreciation for the small accomplishment it represents.

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Tennessee Titans Draft WR Corey Davis With No. 5 Pick

Instead, the 49ers were able to trade back into the first round and get him with the second-to-last pick of the night. There's been a lot of buzz about teams in the top 10 looking to move down when the first round of the National Football League draft gets going on Thursday.

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Liverpool beat Watford 1-0 in EPL with Can highlight goal

In stoppage time in the first half, Lucas, whose only contribution hitherto had been to get booked for a bad dive, floated his through ball into the area where Can set himself for a moment of acrobatic wonder. "So we'll do everything for the points we can get, but it won't be easy". “It was clear we have to work and that is what we did. Can told Sky Sports , "I have never scored a goal like that - maybe when I was younger".

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Tony Cottee has an ominous message for Leicester City supporters

Saul Niguez's first-half header gave the visitors an away goal and put the tie out of Leicester's reach despite Jamie Vardy's second-half equaliser. With Marc Albrighton and half-time substitute Ben Chilwell deployed as wing-backs, Leicester pinned Atletico back and drew level on the night when Vardy slammed in from close range.

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West Ham game crucial for Tottenham's title push, says Pochettino

And while Pochettino's most important players, such as Kane and Alli, are probably young enough that money isn't their top priority, repeated campaigns of falling short could see some players tempted by bigger salaries at more historically successful clubs.

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Rangers regroup after tough loss, confident for Game 3

Stone's goal 1:28 into the third, off a fortuitous bounce off the end boards, cut New York's lead to 4-3. Their season now hangs in the balance as a result . Stepan scored New York's second short-handed goal of the game at the 13:10 mark, beating Anderson with a shot to the glove side on an odd-man rush.

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NHL Playoffs Roundup | Talbot and Tarasenko steal the show

Larsson is the latest unlikely scorer of a game-winning goal for Edmonton, which also got winners from Zack Kassian, David Desharnais and Anton Slepyshev in the first round. They were awful early and late. The Edmonton Oilers have won six straight games when allowing three or less goals. Sekera fired a slapshot to the short side off Gibson's right stick hand and in.

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Thomas misses Celtics practice for dentist visit

Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas , left, defends against Washington Wizards' John Wall (2) during the first quarter of a second-round NBA playoff series basketball game, Sunday, April, 30, 2017, in Boston . "But we dug ourselves a pretty big hole shooting it in the first round; we did not shoot it great, except for two games". He plays with everything he has.

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Kisner-Brown, Blixt-Smith head to Zurich Classic playoff

The playoff was held over until Monday morning after the final round was completed in near-darkness on Sunday evening following a long thunderstorm delay. Scott Brown and Kevin Kisner gave them everything they could handle with an exhilarating finish, capped off by a 94-foot chip-in from Kisner to force the playoff.

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Atletico's Gimenez to miss Champions League semifinals

After midweek wins against Deportivo La Coruna (6-2) and Osasuna (7-1), Real Madrid and Barcelona are locked at 78 points each with Real having played 33 games to Barca's 34. Even this season the lure of becoming the first side to successfully defend the Champions League has edged out that of ending Barcelona's dominance of La Liga.

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Zidane wants Real Madrid-Juve Final

Influential midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko broke his nose in training on Friday, but looks to be the only key player in doubt for Monaco. "We will need to take advantage of our chances". Diego Simeone will be without a right-back as Juanfran , Sime Vrsaljko and Jose Maria Gimenez are all sidelined for tonight's match . Simeone's side did not offer their usual fight in the second half as Madrid killed the game off, and perhaps the tie, with Ronaldo, playing in a centre-forward role ...

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Kevin Shattenkirk nets OT winner as Capitals edge Penguins 3-2

While around the Caps net, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin hit him in the head. Game 4 is Wednesday night in Pittsburgh . Coach Mike Sullivan declined to offer any information, or an opinion on the hit. The Penguins lead the series 2-1. When the play first starts, I think my stick had about his arm level probably right about where the numbers are on the side of his jersey.

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Monaco vow to stick to attacking football

But there was no stopping Monaco as they sealed the game with a third goal in the 81st minute. Mbappe netted twice in the first leg and a goal here merely enhanced the burgeoning reputation of a player who has scored 14 goals in his last 13 appearances for the Ligue 1 leaders.

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BCCI loses both revenue, governance vote at ICC meet

This included restructuring their financial support system which will see the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), who are thought to have wanted $570 million (£442 million/€523 million) of the global governing body's revenue, receive $293 million (£227 million/€269 million).


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