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Spurs rebound to slam Rockets

The injury took some of the joy out of a dominant fourth quarter that led to a 121-96 victory and tied the Western Conference semifinal series at a game each. This opens the door for more of Patty Mills and likely Manu Ginobili running the offense as well. "In addition to busting his butt on D and trying to hit the boards for us, he was a big help tonight".

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Fury: I can beat AJ with one arm tied behind my back

Speaking to Sky Sports , Fury said: "We all saw [his career] had a life and death situation against Klitschko, but Klitschko couldn't land a glove on me". With Anthony Joshua's star rising following a thrilling knockout win over Wladimir Klitschko , Showtime executive Stephen Espinoza is eagerly awaiting Joshua's arrival in the United States after signing him to a multi-fight deal past year.

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Jose Mourinho and Manchester United Give Up on Top Four Finish

Even if I get another red card, then that (is what) happens. Many Premier League clubs now have a director of football in some guise, while others rely on a transfer committee to decide on potential new recruits. A continued skein of wins would further lower Manchester United's price on the top-four finish odds board at the sportsbooks. 'I'm really satisfied with my performance and the performance of the team, which is most important'.

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Statistically Speaking: Crosby powers Pens' Game One win

In the first-round series against Toronto, Holtby was criticized after he allowed four goals in three straight games, almost getting benched in Game 4. "I think we've got a gritty group out there, scrappy", coach Mike Sullivan said. "And so we were able to take advantage of a few shots tonights that helped us win the game".

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Mom of murder victim says Hernandez still guilty

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez attends a pre-trial hearing at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015. Hernandez's appellate lawyer told a judge during a court hearing Tuesday that a long-established legal doctrine in MA requires the court to vacate his conviction because Hernandez died before his appeal of his murder conviction could be heard.

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Chelsea become third team to win 300 Premier League home games

However, Conte, after a hard first couple of months, has rejuvenated the side and will complete a full circle if they beat West Brom on Friday night to reclaim the Premier League title. When asked for his thoughts about how the season has panned out for him, Fabregas said: "It's been a hard year for me". "We had a lot of critics, the new manager came in at the beginning of the season, we won some games but then we lost and there were again a lot of critics".

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Indians place Corey Kluber on the disabled list

Fulmer has been the Tigers' best pitcher through five starts, striking out 26 batters in 31 innings and allowing just 22 hits. Norris (2-2) allowed five hits - including Edwin Encarnacion's RBI single in the third inning - four walks and struck out a season-high eight over six innings.

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Celtics Win In OT, Warriors Beat Jazz

The top-seeded Celtics struggled to find their footing at the outset of their first-round series with Chicago after their leader Isaiah Thomas' sister was killed in a auto accident. He scored a career playoff-high 12 points with six rebounds and four assists. His presence, especially on defense, was a primary reason Boston outscored the Wizards 36-16 in the third quarter after falling behind by as many as 17 in the first half.

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Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem, Barcelona Open final

Nadal's mastery of the clay courts, however, told for real in the second when he took full advantage of his slicing backhand, which gave Thiem no chance of a response whatsoever before the 14-time Grand Slam champion cruised to grab the second set 6-1.

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Western Conference quarterfinals Game 7: Jazz vs. Clippers

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Clippers are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -3.5 points against the Jazz . There were probably a lot of National Basketball Association fans, even casual ones, rooting for the Clippers to win and play their hated rivals, the Golden State Warriors, in the Western Conference semifinals.

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Stanley Cup playoffs three stars: Ducks jump back into series against Oilers

John Gibson had another shaky effort, stopping just 21 shots in the loss. However, Getzlaf said the series may have taken a turn in the Ducks' favor in the final 30 minutes Sunday when the team refused to quit after an Edmonton comeback he said was deflating.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire after the 2017 season

After Earnhardt announced Tuesday that he was retiring after the season, Brian France said NASCAR's most popular driver "has proven himself a leader with a deep commitment to so many areas of the sport - all the way to its roots". He took another hit Monday at Bristol Motor Speedway when a mechanical issue caused him to crash. He first began racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 1999; he has qualified for NASCAR playoffs eight times and been voted NASCAR's Most Popular Driver for a ...

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Wenger feels sorry for forgotten man Perez

Wenger has seen a number of Arsenal fans protest against him continuing as manager beyond this season. "All these teams are ready with fantastic managers and great players and none of them are in the second half of the table. He said he would know whether he was staying or going in March or April, but is still yet to make that announcement. However, Wenger's men have a game in hand on their rivals and a win against Southampton on Wednesday could see them climb into fifth.

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Mets suspend pitcher Matt Harvey for 3 days

Some would expect better, while others aren't that surprised. "In order to control things , you've sometimes got to make tough decisions". NY also claimed lefty Tommy Milone off waivers from Milwaukee - he was 1-0 with one save and a 6.43 earned-run average.

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City thrash Palace to maintain Champions League bid

We didn't make them produce their brilliant talent, we gifted them five goals. "Believe me, if we had arrived in the last 20 minutes against Palace at 1-0, we do not win the game", he explained. Pep Guardiola claims Manchester City are the Premier League's best team from box to box, but insists they must sharpen up at either end of the pitch next season.

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Day hopes to become first repeat champ at Players

And early in the week it was running close to 13 on the Stimpmeter. "I love this course and I think it fits my game well", said the owner of one of the PGA Tour's most versatile short games and a deadly putting stroke. The shot clock. Players were initially allowed 40 seconds in the opening session before the time was reduced to 30 seconds for the remainder of the event.

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Return Winners: The 2014 Stuttgart final

Speaking in an on-court interview on BT Sport, Sharapova , who next faces either Carla Suarez Navarro or Kristina Mladenovic, said: "I thought I had a really good rhythm". This was another impressive display from the 30-year-old Russian, who hit four aces, 28 winners and just two double faults, while she converted five of her six break points.

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Judge overturns Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction

Hernandez attorney John Thompson said the manner of death should not matter - when a person dies while his conviction is under direct appeal, the conviction should be vacated. Hernandez's appellate lawyers say his conviction in the Lloyd case is not considered final because the automatic appeal he was entitled to had not been heard at the time of his death.

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Atletico-Madrid rivalry heats up ahead of semifinal

Moreover, they could become the first side in the Champions League era to retain the trophy. Real have beaten Atletico twice in three years in the Champions League final and a Ronaldo hat-trick - his second treble in as many matches in the competition - brushed aside Simeone's men in the first leg.

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Canelo v Golovkin fight set for September

Last night, Canelo Alvarez sounded defeated Julio Cesar Chavez Jr , dominating his foe from start to finish and coasting to a clean sweep on the judges' cards, 120-108. Golovkin's WBA, WBC and IBF belts will be on the line against the 26-year-old Mexican . Many expect a brawl between the two fighters -hopefully not a boring encounter such as the Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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Chelsea moves closer to Premier League title by trouncing Middlesbrough

The Spain global delivered a majestic display in his side's 3-0 win over Middlesbrough on Monday (8 May) but has only started 11 Premier League games this season and has had to make do with being N'Golo Kante and Nemanja Matic's understudy.

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Judge Agrees to Toss Hernandez Murder Conviction

An attorney in Hernandez's criminal case filed court papers last month that said his estate is now worth "zero". Sheff said the legal doctrine of abatement ab initio will have no effect on the Lloyd family's civil case, which follows different standards of law.

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NBA Mock Draft 2017: Markelle Fultz to Sixers?

Moving onto another Kentucky point guard, De'Aaron Fox is participating in the combine while many other top prospects are not. Head coach John Calipari recognizes his players' aspirations of playing in the league and does his best job to put them on a platform for National Basketball Association teams.

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Liverpool have three finals left - Mignolet eyes top four-finish

Watford did put Liverpool under vast pressure late on into the game in search of the equalizer and manager Jurgen Klopp has admitted that he is relieved at his side thwarting the Hornets' attack to claim the vital win. "It was clear we have to work and that is what we did". He said: "In this moment, we have the opportunity to fight for it". The strike, hailed by the club's former defender Jamie Carragher as "one of the great Liverpool goals", illuminated a boring first-half which ...

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LaVar Ball: Unlike Lonzo, Michael Jordan could never sell $495 shoes

When asked by panelists why they chose to hit a price point not even reached by Michael Jordan's famed Jordan Brand, LaVar said , "Because he ain't Lonzo Ball, that's why". Last week's unveiling of Lonzo Ball's new shoe created much buzz, mostly negative because of the price, for the product that won't ship until November.

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Rondo ruled out of Celtics clash

But the Celtics won three straight with Rondo on the bench, and they once again won't have to worry about him as they look to clinch the series Friday night in Chicago. He wasn't a major factor for the Bulls during the regular season, playing in just 26.7 minutes per game - the lowest regular-season average since his rookie season with the Celtics in 2006-07.

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Dale Jr.'s grandmother speaks about his retirement

He says he plays to stay involved in racing at some level after he's done driving. Sure, two Daytona 500 trophies, the wonderful run of restrictor-plate victories and the racing lineage have helped earn him these loyal fans. "I do love winning races, but it isn't the priority", said Earnhardt. "I didn't set goals". I do have ambition to keep working. "I'm excited about what I'm seeing out of NASCAR being more proactive to keep drivers safe and err on the side of safety", he said.

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Blues avoid elimination, force Game 5

Though the Predators are not facing elimination in Game 6, they are determined to match the desperation level they expect from the Blues . A goal by the 24-year-old center helped send the Preds to their first ever conference finals with a win over the St.

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Gonzalo Higuain Brace Gives Juve Victory in UCL Semi-final First Leg

On 29 minutes, Higuain broke up the counterattack and was on its edge - Argentine striker perfectly executed strike meter 13. Buffon was made to work again, punching out a header from close range by Falcao. They are on course for a first French league title since 2000, and will match their achievement of reaching the 2004 Champions League final if they are victorious over two legs against Juve.

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Chelsea close in on title and condemn Boro to relegation

Chelsea fans can start putting the champagne on ice. The former Italy and Juventus boss has elevated the Blues from mid-table to the summit of the Premier League in just one year, and Babayaro believes he will "go a long way" with the table-toppers, who could secure the title with a win over West Bromwich Albion on Friday evening.

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Concussion spotter couldn't pull Crosby for hitting boards

This game was just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to thrilling finishes so far in this year's playoffs. Probably not for the Washington Capitals and Anaheim Ducks. Trotz doesn't think it'll have anything to do with history. The momentum carried over two days later. "There (just) wasn't any finish in his game.

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Beane named Bills general manager

Beane, 39, worked with Bills head coach Sean McDermott from 2011-16, when the Bills coach served as Carolina's defensive coordinator. The team made the announcement the day after the former Carolina Panthers assistant GM met with Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula for a second interview.

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Hernandez Lawyers Seek to Erase Murder Conviction

Hernandez hanged himself in a MA prison last month. Judge E. Susan Garsh said case law in MA has long established that defendants who have not had the merits of their appeals decided before they die have the right to have their convictions vacated.

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Jamie Roberts to captain Wales against Tonga and Samoa

In the backs , Aled Davies, Steff Evans, Keelan Giles , Owen Williams, Rhun Williams and Tomos Williams. Robin McBryde heads up the Wales coaching team with Warren Gatland and Rob Howley on Lions duty. New Zealand will also be awash with tens of thousands of travelling Lions fans, many of whom will be keen to add another rugby fixture to their schedule.

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Coors Field no friend of struggling rotation as Cubs lose 10-4

Colorado Rockies first baseman Mark Reynolds (12) slides in under the glove of Chicago Cubs catcher Miguel Montero (47) at home plate for a score on a Trevor Story single during the fourth inning on May 9, 2017 in Denver at Coors Field. Rockies: C Tom Murphy (fractured right forearm) is "getting closer", manager Bud Black said. "Should've asked him about 'Omaha, '" Maddon said in reference to the word Manning used to call out at the line of scrimmage.


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