• Celtics follow euphoria of winning lottery with dud on court
Celtics follow euphoria of winning lottery with dud on court

I know I can impact the game whether it shows up in the stat sheet or not. "He came through for us", James said. But there's no denying it has started with James, who has scored at least 35 points in five straight games. The shoulder was working just fine Wednesday, and he scored in the paint and from the outside. "We'll make sure it's differen...

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  • Champions Chelsea target Premier League wins record
Champions Chelsea target Premier League wins record

Conte restored Chelsea's championship status with Friday's 1-0 win at West Brom , after the Blues finished 10th last term in defence of their 2014-15 crown. "This is unbelievable, especially after a year ago", he is quoted as saying by The Mirror . "Obviously next year there is a new goal with the Champions League coming for us", he added.

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  • Change _ good and bad _ comes quickly at the TPC Sawgrass
Change _ good and bad _ comes quickly at the TPC Sawgrass

The Sheffield-born player's poor form - including becoming the first defending champion to miss the cut at the Masters since Mike Weir in 2004 - has resulted in his world ranking dropping to 21st. Most of the big names are out of contention, with the notable exception of Masters champion Sergio Garcia, who shot 67 to move within four shots of the l...

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  • Senators' Dion Phaneuf absolutely crushes Bryan Rust with open-ice hit
Senators' Dion Phaneuf absolutely crushes Bryan Rust with open-ice hit

Phaneuf wasn't called for a penalty on the play because he did not leave his feet to deliver the devastating hit to Rust. LW Carl Hagelin (lower-body injury) returned after missing two games. "I think it's a challenge this League presents". "That's a big part of his game - getting out of our zone, skating us out of trouble". Rust left just five m...

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  • Ducks' reward for Game 7 win is date with Rinne and Preds
Ducks' reward for Game 7 win is date with Rinne and Preds

Louis Blues . It is incredible how this team's defense really can turn into its best offense . "From a coach's eyes, that's one thing heading into Game 2 that they'll be talking about, looking at and trying to address". "We're really comfortable on home ice and on the road, and it's a good feeling to get the first one". Cogliano, who was a pai...

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  • Terry mulls retirement after Sunderland match
Terry mulls retirement after Sunderland match

Should Terry keep on playing? "I am looking forward to see [John] lift the trophy after the game against Sunderland on Sunday and I think all the players want to see this". Terry, who will leave Chelsea at the end of the season, was given his first league start since September as Antonio Conte made nine changes from the team that sealed the P...

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  • Wall's bucket stretches series to limit
Wall's bucket stretches series to limit

Washington's Bradley Beal had 33 points and Wall scored 26 despite shooting nine-of-25 from the field, as they snapped a streak of seven straight elimination-game losses at home. Shooting guard Bradley Beal is averaging 23.8 points per contest, making 46.4 percent of his shots. Wall continued his trend of slow starts. Also, there have been 1...

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  • Ducks eager for rematch with Rinne's Predators in West final
Ducks eager for rematch with Rinne's Predators in West final

Nick Ritchie scored the winning goal 3:21 into the third period as the Ducks defeated the Oilers 2-1 in Game 7 on Wednesday night to win their second-round series. "We just came up short". And Connor McDavid didn't even have to register a single point for it to happen. "It's something we haven't done before", said the 34-year-old Rinne, the te...

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  • Ranked Murray loses to Coric in 3rd round of Madrid Open
Ranked Murray loses to Coric in 3rd round of Madrid Open

I returned really well. He could now have to repeat something like that eye-watering effort to stay there but it is clear he is still finding his way after his elbow injury. World number 59 Coric, handed a reprieve to enter the draw despite losing in qualifying to Mikhail Kukushkin, will face either Grigor Dimitrov or Dominic Thiem in Friday's qu...

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  • Sean Dyche insists Burnley are under no pressure to sell Michael Keane
Sean Dyche insists Burnley are under no pressure to sell Michael Keane

However, Keane received his footballing education with Liverpool's bitter rivals Manchester United , leaving Old Trafford for Burnley in 2014, and Red Devils fans on Twitter have had their say on the Liverpool transfer update. "It is something we have become used to". " Liverpool have played down suggestions that they have already agreed ...

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  • Tigers activate Miguel Cabrera from 10-day DL
Tigers activate Miguel Cabrera from 10-day DL

You can't be flawless every time out". Kluber is 3-2 with a 5.06 ERA in six starts this season. Turner (1-0) replaced Gonzalez in the sixth and finished out the game, striking out four and allowing two hits. Indians: Austin Jackson left the game after reaching on an infield single in the ninth. Abraham Almonte pinch ran. Carrasco had pitched ...

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  • Arsene Wenger finally gets Premier League win over Jose Mourinho
Arsene Wenger finally gets Premier League win over Jose Mourinho

Because there have been more bad games than good ones in the last few weeks and they are always capable of abandoning ship disastrously, as they did at West Bromwich Albion or Crystal Palace. The teenager was the star of the show once again as his free-kick earned Manchester United a 1-0 win over Celta Vigo in the first leg of their Europa Leag...

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  • Mourinho mulls United changes at Arsenal
Mourinho mulls United changes at Arsenal

Mata has battled back from groin surgery to be fit for the first leg of United's Europa League semi-final with Celta Vigo on Thursday and it is a match he warns could be much more hard than some predict. That's understandable. United will now have to close it out next Thursday at Old Trafford , in order to reach the Europa Final May 24th in Stockh...

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  • Brilliant Marcus Rashford free-kick gets Manchester United in front
Brilliant Marcus Rashford free-kick gets Manchester United in front

Celta, playing in its first major European semifinal, lost for the first time in its last six European games. The Portuguese manager has made it clear that winning the Europa League is his main priority over trying to finish in the top four of the Premier League as a way of qualifying for the Champions League next season.

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  • Garrett 1st to Browns, Bears trade up for QB Trubisky
Garrett 1st to Browns, Bears trade up for QB Trubisky

Numerous published reports, all citing unnamed sources, suggested that the Cleveland Browns had locked in on the OH native and were ready to make the hometown hero the new face of their franchise. A 6-foot-4, 245-pound native of Cedar Grove, New Jersey, Njoku spent two seasons with the Hurricanes, where he caught 64 passes for 1,060 yards and nin...

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  • Baahubali 2: The Conclusion Grosses 860 Crores At The Worldwide Box Office
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion Grosses 860 Crores At The Worldwide Box Office

Karan Johar, who is one of the co-producers of the film, shared an ecstatic tweet. Here is the Hindi language all-India Friday (Rs41 crore), Saturday (Rs40.5 crore), Sunday (Rs46.5 crore). "Sunday numbers are yet to come in". The film is on its way to add one more feather to its hat by achieving the Rs 1000-crore mark in the global market.

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  • Magical Can goal boosts Liverpool's top-four push
Magical Can goal boosts Liverpool's top-four push

A couple of flags were wrongly raised for offside for Watford players, Mignolet should have conceded a corner with what was actually a very good save, and Pawson awarded us a throw-in when he himself had blocked the ball from going out of play.

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  • Champions League semifinals begin with another Madrid derby
Champions League semifinals begin with another Madrid derby

Not content with stealing the headlines in the quarter-final win over Bayern Munich, Cristiano Ronaldo hit a second successive Champions League hat-trick to sink Atletico. "In those moments I was in my own world, I only remember that when Cristiano (Ronaldo ) scored the winning goal we ran to embrace him and it's a moment that I'll never forget"...

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  • Mother of 3 killed by gunman at pool party
Mother of 3 killed by gunman at pool party

Galiendes, a full-time communications student at the University of California San Diego , said he has lived in the complex since September. "There were two victims lying on the ground, one trying to crawl toward the other one to help". Police officers stand guard in front a La Jolla apartment building after a shooting Sunday, April 30, 2017, in ...

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  • Syracuse Lacrosse Gears Up For Another ACC Tournament
Syracuse Lacrosse Gears Up For Another ACC Tournament

That's more than half the time, which means more possessions for Syracuse. A partisan crowd of more than 2,300 cheered on the Tar Heels, who generally acknowledged that a degree of desperation was part of the championship formula. All three games saw the Boshamer Stadium stands packed with onlookers for the top-five matchup, giving the series a f...

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  • India aiming for an improved show against Australia
India aiming for an improved show against Australia

The Indian defenders were not able to clear the ball, which was switched around four Britons before Alan Forsyth's flick beat Indian custodian Sreejesh. They began by sharing points with Trans-Tasman rivals New Zealand, but then warmed up nicely on Sunday with a 6-1 demolition job of Malaysia. "Overall, I can live with the result, but I am not ...

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  • Chelsea manager Antonio Conte hails Cesc Fabregas contribution
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte hails Cesc Fabregas contribution

Nevertheless Conte will not allow his team to take their foot off the gas just yet. I thought he controlled him, he was aggressive and we stopped one of the strengths of Chelsea today. Although they held the Premier League leaders for an hour, there was no real suggestion the result would be anything other than it turned out to be.

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  • Liverpool star Coutinho limps off at Watford
Liverpool star Coutinho limps off at Watford

The two Manchester sides, though, have a game in hand over their Merseyside rivals in the race for Champions league qualifying places. A Daryl Janmaat cross almost caught out Simon Mignolet in the closing minutes as Watford upped the pressure in the closing moments, but to no avail, with a Sebastian Prodl volley cannoning off the crossbar in the ...

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  • After lots of trades and picks, Jets fill big needs in draft
After lots of trades and picks, Jets fill big needs in draft

The 6-2, 202-pound Hansen may not have generated much pre-draft buzz, but he has very good hands and enough size and speed to be productive in the Jets offense. Stewart compiled a career 1,713 yards on 129 catches (13.3 yards per reception) with 12 touchdowns. He has the size and speed to be a talented pass-catching tight end in the National Foot...

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  • San Francisco 49ers have 10 overall picks in Thursday's NFL Draft
San Francisco 49ers have 10 overall picks in Thursday's NFL Draft

He had a sack on his final collegiate play, in fact, bringing down North Carolina's Mitch Trubisky on a potential game-tying two-point conversion in the waning moments of Stanford's victory in the Sun Bowl. Let's hope Thomas proves to be a quality football player for what the 49ers are looking to do. Thomas is the kind of explosive, powerful rusher...

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