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Rookie Sam Travis sparks Red Sox to comeback win over Rangers

At Triple-A Pawtucket, Travis hit.286/.353/.452 with four home runs, 14 RBI's and a pair of stolen bases in 139 plate appearances (33 games) this season. Surely they had a scouting report on Travis' mashing against lefties (.414 in Pawtucket). "I don't know if you can do a whole lot better", Farrell said , as seen on NESN's Red Sox postgame coverage.

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Ducks hopeful goalie John Gibson plays Game 6 tonight

The Predators top-four defense and Pekka Rinne have been fantastic throughout the playoffs. Anaheim was knocked out of the playoffs previous year by Nashville , and the Ducks are facing their second elimination game of the postseason after winning Game 7 against Edmonton in the second round.

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NFL shortens overtime to 10 minutes

But there will be many more acceptable options to choose from after the National Football League approved three general categories of celebrations: using the ball as a prop; going to the ground; and group celebrations. "Three pumps gets you a fine". National Football League owners on Tuesday also adopted a new rule that reduces the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 minutes in the preseason and regular season.

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Nothing changes in our head when we face Pakistan: Kohli

The standards of umpiring in domestic tournaments, which was criticised by several players during the 2016-17 season, also came up. Williamson is familiar with being a part of thrilling one-day series in England but hopes his team will fare better this year after squandering a 2-1 lead over England in a best-of-five one-day series in 2015.

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Koscielny to miss FA Cup final after seeing red against Everton

This will be Arsenal's lowest league finish since 1996, and the first time they've missed out on the Champions League under Arsene Wenger . "I don't know", was Wenger's response when asked for a prognosis. Gabriel and Laurent Koscielny were both effectively ruled out immediately after leaving the pitch against Everton on Sunday - and their respective absence has now been confirmed - but, worryingly, Shokdran Mustafi, is still not back training following a suspected concussion ...

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Kyrie Irving Scores 42 Points, Leads Cleveland to Game 4 Win

The way they responded Tuesday night - particularly on the defensive end - is a good sign for their prospects of wrapping up their third straight Eastern Conference crown on Thursday. It's also why Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said that his team must keep all thoughts of being on the cusp of a return to the NBA Finals at bay for now.

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Man Utd beat Ajax to win Europa League

United in grief after the incident at Manchester Arena, Mourinho said: "If we could, we would change obviously the people's lives for this cup immediately, we wouldn't think twice". It was a very hard week for a lot of us and for the city of Manchester and we tried to win for all the people who have suffered. It was no man of the match performance - that honour went to Herrera - and not exactly the glitzy display United smashed the transfer record for, but Pogba's decisive role will help ...

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Joseph leads Phillies over Rockies 2-1 in 11 innings

It wasn't a ideal outing for Velasquez, who gave up eight hits in his five innings while throwing 94 pitches, continuing a string of Phillies starters who have failed to get to the eighth inning in any game this season. Louis Cardinals in Denver tomorrow. Cesar Hernandez went 2-4 with a double. It has been an up-and-down season for the flame-throwing righty. A win is a win, but its hard to feel good about an offense that managed just two runs in 11 innings, and hasn't scored more than ...

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Madrid done rotating players as it goes for Spanish title

More controversy ensued moments later when referee Juan Martinez Munera showed Aspas a second yellow card for diving when he appeared to have been tripped by Sergio Ramos inside the area. Ronaldo was in that match , scoring two goals, and he is also going to play on Wednesday in Vigo . "It is not usual for me to have a miss like that, but it can happen to human beings who can make mistakes too".

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MS lawmaker apologizes for calling for lynching

He is alleging that the defendants conspired with Oliver electronically in expressing their support of the Facebook post. The last public post on his page is: "Jeff Sessions: Charge the mayor of New Orleans with breaking federal, (sic) perjury and breaking OSHA laws".

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Injured Willett pulls out mid-round at Sawgrass

But he made bogeys at Nos. Hughes had only played 36 total holes on the Stadium Course - all in practice this week - before teeing it up on Thursday. The Northern Irishman just did enough on Friday to reach level par but he is way down the leaderboard in a tie for 43rd. Germany's Bernhard Langer , at 59 the oldest player in the field, heads a large group at 71 that also includes world No.

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Usmanov not done with Arsenal takeover

The 63-year-old now owns 30 per cent of the club through Red & White Holdings and has made a move to wrestle a further 67 per cent away from majority shareholder Stan Kroenke . While Arsenal's full-year revenue of about 350 million pounds is the third-highest in the Premier League , it's about 30 percent less than rival Manchester United, which generates more commercial income from jersey-sponsorship rights and branding.

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Five players Jose Mourinho must sign to succeed in the Champions League

We have new goals for next year". "That's over now. What I'm going to look for during the summer when deciding my future is winning titles". A very optimistic fan was spotted in Stockholm, ahead of the Red Devils' Europa League triumph, wearing a United shirt bearing the No.7 and the name Griezmann on the back.

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Arsenal Reduce Ticket Prices After Missing Champions League

The step is for us to be around the best teams in the world because we are at one of the best clubs in the world'. Liverpool had little time to celebrate the return of Champions League football to Anfield before the squad departed for Australia yesterday to play in a post-season friendly linked to the club's 125th anniversary.

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J.R. Smith Expects LeBron to Better in Game 4

Irving piled on 21 points in the third period as Cleveland turned their 10-point half-time deficit into an 87-80 lead at the end of the third quarter. "Obviously, we're here for a reason, and we've got tough-minded, competitive guys who have largely been guys that have had to really earn their way up in this league".

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Goalie Matt Murray to start for Penguins in Game 4 vs. Senators

Mike Hoffman , deciding that shooting from in front of the net is such a cliché, banked a shot off of the pads of Penguins netminder Marc-André Fleury into the back of the Pittsburgh net. "Fortunately, it went in off Dion's skate". Heaven knows - and despite what some of them would have you believe - you don't have to be an Einstein to coach in the National Hockey League.

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Jose Mourinho tactics slammed by Ajax's Davy Klaassen

Game of the season, couldn't talk of good season if we had not won it. Manager told us only thing we can do is win it for them, that's what we've done. Granted, that does not mean the exhilarating football of the great United sides, leaving the Ajax coach, Peter Bosz , to make a number of pithy remarks about long-ball tactics and the difference in terms of size and physicality.

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Arsene Wenger has lost it tactically, says Paul Merson

Arsenal have missed out on a Champions League qualification for the first time in the last 21 years. "I'm not sure if [finishing in the top four] was the target of all the Liverpool supporters, but I think pretty much the second best", Klopp told reporters.

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Arsenal FA cup hopes linked to top 4 finish?

United must win the Europa League on Wedensday night to qualify for next season's Champions League . In the penultimate game of the Premier League season, Arsenal welcome Sunderland to the Emirates Stadium for a midweek showdown.

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Bats Get Going, Cards Top Dodgers 6-1

Unfortunately, in the first inning of his team's 6-1 loss on Wednesday night against the D-backs, he grabbed the wrong one. Hill's renaissance as a pitcher has been from throwing his curve over 50 percent of the time and that's the danger you face when you rely on literally one pitch.

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Cavs remain humble with chance to close out Celtics in Game 5

James had one of his worst playoff games ever in that series - in Game 5, at home, he scored 15 points on 3-of-14 shooting and the Cavaliers were blown out. Hes human. He didnt shoot the ball well. And Brad's got them moving and cutting and playing with pace, and everybody is a threat. "We needed to get stops and make plays on the offensive end".

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Penguins vs. Senators: Game 7 prediction

You just try to worry about what you can control, and that's how we prepare and how we play . "There's no pressure on us". Ottawa winger Mike Hoffman said he figures that's an advantage for his club. "That's what we did (Tuesday)". He allowed four goals on 14 shots against the Penguins before being pulled in Game 5, but bounced back with a 45 save 2-1 victory in Game 6.

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Predators top Ducks in overtime in Game 1 of Western Conference Finals

It was Neal's fourth goal of the playoffs. The Ducks have experience and firepower, but Nashville has a big advantage in net with Pekka Rinne . - This one can not be laid at the feet of John Gibson , who stopped 43 of 46 Nashville shots and all 11 on power plays .

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Warriors finish off Spurs behind Curry's 36, back in Finals

He will surely get paid like a full-time starter, and his per-minute stats suggest he would be a solid one, as long as he's playing next to other playmakers. Leonard will be fine after some rest and rehabilitation. Steph Curry scored 36 points and had 6 assists. LaMarcus Aldridge was small once again for the Spurs .

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Kane's pride at scoring Tottenham's last goal at White Hart Lane

I want to say thanks to all my players and staff. Although 2016-17 saw the Londoners narrowly miss out on the Premier League title, having now secured Tottenham's highest ever finish in the competition, Pochettino expects that his team will be in contention for top honours again next time around.

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Jose Mourinho Takes Dig At Graeme Souness Over His Managerial Record

The quartet performed impressively on what could have been a long afternoon for much-changed United given Palace boss Sam Allardyce ignored Mourinho's plea to go "slow" with a strong line-up at Old Trafford . "It sounds as if he is covering for himself before the final is played". Ibrahimovic's season was ended in the second leg of the quarter-final win over Anderlecht last month when he sustained knee ligament damage which required surgery in the United States.

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A complete schedule for ICC Champions Trophy 2017

In wake of Manchester blast which has killed at least 22 people, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has raised concerns about the security in England during the upcoming Champions Trophy 2017. The trophy which is now expecting around 200,000 spectators on its 15 matches to be held at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Edgbaston, Birmingham and The Oval, London has India as the defending champion.

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Arbeloa, Calleri and Tore leave West Ham

Il Mattino on Tuesday claim the right-back is an option to help Elseid Hysaj get more rest next season, with a long campaign planned, but his age remains a problem, something West Ham , having brought in Alvaro Arbeloa last season as a backup, won't see as an issue.

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Australia captain Smith plays down talk of Ashes strike

Former federal minister and hardline unionist Greg Combet has been drafted in by Australia's cricketers to provide guidance in their pay dispute with Cricket Australia . And in the absence of any meaningful negotiations to this point, CA has indicated that it will not consider alternative contract arrangements to pay players past that date if a new MOU is not agreed upon.

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Boston Celtics Might Trade No. 1 Pick For Chicago Bull's Jimmy Butler

On a night when the Celtics could have easily won, a night when the great LeBron James picked up four first-half fouls for the first time in his National Basketball Association playoff career, Irving took over and stole the show. Like in the previous match, we saw a comeback in the third quarter, but this time , unfortunately for the Celtics, they weren't the team who won in the end.

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Final: Senators 2, Penguins 1 11:10 pm Tue

The win tied the Eastern Conference finals at three games apiece, with Game 7 set for Thursday in Pittsburgh. With a Stanley Cup Final bid on the line, the noise level will be through the roof. "You can't change what happens in the past", Anderson said. That includes going Under in four straight Game 7's, with an average of 2.25 goals per game scored in those contests .

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How Zidane and Ronaldo led Madrid to Spanish league title

Ronaldo put Madrid in control early in Malaga, entering the area and rounding the goalkeeper before finding the open net following a pass by Francisco "Isco" Alarcon. On May 27, Barcelona will face off against Alaves in the final of the Copa del Rey. Ronaldo's and Benzema's goals on the final day of the season mean that the Real Madrid have scored in every La Liga game for the first time in their distinguished history.

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United 'played for the people who died' - Pogba

We are just football players but we have an audience so we want to work together for a normal world. "We know things like this are very sad, all over the world", Pogba said. Deprived of injured top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic, defenders Marcos Rojo and Luke Shaw and the suspended Eric Bailly , Jose Mourinho's side had to dig deep in their 64th and final game of this season.

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Pogba, Mkhi, Mata say Europa win defies critics

Mkhitaryan then flicked the ball home early in the second half following a corner and, with chants of "Manchester, Manchester" echoing around the stadium, United held on to win the one European trophy missing from the Old Trafford cabinet. "We try to give the trophy to them that's how we felt before the game, how we feel now and we feel proud to do that and hopefully they can be happy for some hours".

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Man Utd captain Rooney: I have lots of offers

It has been widely rumoured that the Manchester United and England skipper, who was today left out of Gareth Southgate's England squad for upcoming games against France and Scotland, may well have played his final game for United when he came on as a late substitute in the 2-0 Europa League final win in Stockholm.


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