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

Rinne and the Predators also beat the Ducks in 2011 for the first playoff series victory in franchise history. Getzlaf did the work carrying the puck in, and Sami Vatanen hustled to get it along the ...

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Rafael Nadal sets up semi-final clash with Novak Djokovic in Madrid

Both have won one match apiece at the Madrid Open, although Nadal won their only semi-final meeting - taking the final set tiebreak 11-9 in a classic in 2009. He was beaten by qualifier Denis Isto...

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Wizards' Oubre suspended for Game 4

So I think it got to be called differently. "I'm around Kelly every day". Thomas acknowledged that the Wizards' 26-0 third-quarter run was the reason for the result, not the officiating. The Clevela...

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Kipchoge leads attempt to run sub-two-hour marathon

Kipchoge leads attempt to run sub-two-hour marathon

Despite missing out on an ambitious attempt to break the two-hour barrier, the 32-year-old's time smashed the official mark of 2:02:57 set by fellow Kenyan Dennis Kimetto in Berlin in 2014. Two months...

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England drawn with France and Argentina

Only 12 teams were in the draw at Kyoto's State Guest House on Wednesday, with the other eight nations yet to qualify from various regional tournaments. "They can pick anyone from around the world, ...

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Bradley scores 29, Celtics power past Wizards

The Boston Celtics , leading 3-2 in a best of seven NBA Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series , try to eliminate the Washington Wizards in Game 6 on Friday, May 12, 2017, at Verizon Center...

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Henderson may yet play again this season

Roberto Firmino has missed training this week due to a muscle injury, meanwhile, and versatile ace Lucas Leiva is himself in a race against time to take part against the Hammers on Sunday afternoon. "...

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Arsene Wenger taking each game as it comes as Arsenal target fourth

It means they leapfrog the Red Devils into fifth position, three points adrift of fourth-placed Manchester City with three games left, as Wenger looks to secure another season of Champions Leag...

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Players Championship: Sheffield's Danny Willett withdraws from tournament citing back injury

We'll see, see how things go". Willett's next scheduled event is the May 25 commencing BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth in Surrey. "I've already limited the schedule down a lot, obviously all of ...

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Oosthuizen, Stanley share lead at Players Championship

Oosthuizen, Stanley share lead at Players Championship

Meanwhile, spare a thought for Indian Anirban Lahiri, who came within a stroke of carding the highest score at the 18th hole in Players Championship history on Friday. "My putting has been a little bi...

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Man City beats Leicester 2-1 after bizarre penalty incident

David Silva opened the scoring for City on the half-hour mark with a close-range finish, before Gabriel Jesus added a second a few minutes later from the penalty spot. 'Sergio is happy at Manchester ...

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Transition-oriented Wizards getting physical in postseason

Transition-oriented Wizards getting physical in postseason

Forty-two to twenty in the third quarter good. It probably requires MIT scholars to calculate the odds of another one-sided stretch the following game. And I got up and I ran to him and I bumped him...

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Mark Lawrenson Premier League predictions: Chelsea to beat West Brom

Cesc Fabregas inspired Chelsea to a 3-0 win over Middlesbrough on Monday and then revealed that he ignored advice to leave the club. West Brom have won three of their last five Premier League games ...

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Westgate SuperBook installs Spurs as massive underdogs in Western Conference finals

Westgate SuperBook installs Spurs as massive underdogs in Western Conference finals

For five games there was no telling who would take the Western Conference Semifinal series between the San Antonio Spurs and the Houston Rockets. Harden - Houston's own MVP candidate - had an ...

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Iannetta beaned, more bad blood as Dbacks top Pirates 11-4

Greinke is 13-7 with a 3.94 ERA at Chase Field, and after getting off to a slow start in his first season in Arizona past year, he is 2-0 with a 2.66 ERA in four home starts this season. NOTES: The Pi...

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Numbers preview: Western Conference finals - Golden State Warriors vs. San Antonio Spurs

LaMarcus Aldridge had 34 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Spurs , who will need more of the same from him against the Warriors , who have yet to lose a game in this season's play-offs. Jonatho...

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Wanyama not surprised by Arsenal win, eyes league victory

As for Spurs, who are chasing a first championship since 1961. they're second and four points behind leaders Chelsea with four matches remaining. "It's an added bonus that in the last [derby] at the...

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Pep Guardiola: Manchester City best in Premier League at creating chances

While City are top of the "chances created" statistic in the division, they rank only seventh in goals scored and Guardiola claims there is only one solution to that problem. "We've got to win every g...

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Browns' top pick Garrett gets sacked by Hall of Famer

Browns' top pick Garrett gets sacked by Hall of Famer

And according to Garrett, Smith told him he's "slow off the ball". "If I learn that and keep on practicing that, then I will perform at a high level". Myles, I think you'll find, if you go back and lo...

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Saracens claim back-to-back Champions Cups glory

Saracens claim back-to-back Champions Cups glory

The one place we weren't in control was on the scoreboard. It could be close but even so, I still find it hard to see anything but a Saracens victory in what could be an outstanding final. The Sarri...

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James Harden's great season for Rockets ends in embarrassing loss

James Harden's great season for Rockets ends in embarrassing loss

They're a fast-paced team that likes to shoot on the perimeter. "He was wonderful on the boards and, of course, he passes it really, really well and gets the ball moving for us". Aldridge was the linc...

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Pakistan in dominant position after day four against Windies

The home side had to grind all day, barely scoring at more than two runs per over. Pakistan, already leading the three-match test series 1-0, will be eyeing to make history by winning the second tes...

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India Names 15-Member Squad for Champions Trophy

Meanwhile, after missing the April 25 deadline, the Indian board finally announced the squad ending speculations of pulling out of the tournament. But the BCCI, the world's wealthiest cricket board,...

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Spurs face quick turnaround before conference finals

Spurs face quick turnaround before conference finals

The Spurs were playing without Kawhi Leonard as well as Tony Parker. LaMarcus Aldridge looked like the LaMarcus Aldridge from his Portland TrailBlazers days, scoring 34 points to go with 12 re...

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Halep outlasts determined Mladenovic to retain Madrid title

During her 2016 quest, Halep defeated Japan's Misaki Doi, Italian Karin Knapp, Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky, her compatriot Irina-Camelia Begu, Australia's Samantha Stosur and the Slovakian Domini...

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Ovechkin played through hamstring, knee injuries in playoffs

Ovechkin played through hamstring, knee injuries in playoffs

While the Senators are making their first trip to the conference finals since 2007 and third in franchise history, the Penguins are bidding to become first team since the Detroit Red Wings in 1997-9...

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Eric Bailly could face extended ban after Europa League dismissal

Eric Bailly could face extended ban after Europa League dismissal

I also saw them supporting each other. For the club to bench arguably the best player they have, for what is an emotional reason, in the game that will define their season as either a fail or a pass, ...

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Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals - 5/1/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals - 5/1/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

It's threatening to become the thing we remember most if the Capitals don't find a way back into this series. "We've got to find a way to put a whole game together", Crosby said. Ottawa Senators cen...

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Tottenham Hotspur will adapt to playing at Wembley, says coach Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham Hotspur will adapt to playing at Wembley, says coach Mauricio Pochettino

They have always had iconic players. There has been the potent Jimmy Greaves, the ground's top scorer with 176 goals , the majestic Glenn Hoddle, the explosive Paul Gascoigne and the exotic Argenti...

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Juan Mata in plea to David De Gea over Man Utd future

Juan Mata in plea to David De Gea over Man Utd future

James is sponsored by Sports Brand Adidas and the report says that there is a clause in his contract which clearly states that the Colombian has to wear a number 10 jersey for every team he represents...

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Would have been a shame if Sunrisers didn't qualify, says Warner

Would have been a shame if Sunrisers didn't qualify, says Warner

Going into the match, Sunrisers are the favorites as the team is right now having most successful matches on its kitty of the tournament with Warner and Bhuvneswar Kumar are some key players of the te...

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James Harden: Rockets may rest Harden during regular season

Harden had just 10 points on 3-of-11 shooting and committed six turnovers during the second half of Game 5. Gasol on the lopsided win: "No one expected a Game 6. "For whatever reason, this game we...

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Nadal snaps winless streak vs Djokovic to reach Madrid final

The last two years perhaps haven't been my best two years. Per the official ATP World Tour website , Djokovic won only 22 per cent of the points played on his second serve in the first set, which m...

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Easter Epic! Nedved! Caps with history to purge in Game 7

Presumably, that spotter was not deciding between pretzels and potato chips as an in-game snack when none other than Sidney Crosby, the NHL's flag-bearer, careened down the ice in the first period, cl...

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King scores again for Bournemouth in 2-1 win over Burnley

King scores again for Bournemouth in 2-1 win over Burnley

In a late flurry of activity at a sun-kissed Vitality Stadium , King's 16th league goal of the campaign ensured Eddie Howe's side claimed the spoils from their final home game of the season. "I'm not...

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Thompson leads Caribbean Rio champions in Shanghai showdown

Thompson leads Caribbean Rio champions in Shanghai showdown

His decision to turn pro is looking good. Bershawn Jackson claimed the men's 400 metres hurdles in a time of 48.63, a new meeting record, to leave a strong field including double Olympic gold medall...

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Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata to finish at top of table

Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata to finish at top of table

Tiwary provided the platform with a cautious 52 from 43 balls but the table-topping Mumbai Indians, having made five changes to their first-choice XI, were intent on keeping wickets in hand for an exp...

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Arsenal maintain top four hunt with impressive Stoke victory

Arsenal maintain top four hunt with impressive Stoke victory

ARSENAL heaped the pressure on Manchester City and Liverpool last night in the fight for a Champions League place for next season. "What an unbelievable player", said Sky Sports co-commenter Al...

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Ajax into Europa League final

Ajax into Europa League final

Ajax Amsterdam reached the Europa League final on 5-4 aggregate. Ajax winger Amin Younes fed the on-rushing Dolberg and he showed coolness beyond his ears to dink over Lyon keeper Anthony Lopes...

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Astros-Yankees game postponed; doubleheader on Sunday

Astros-Yankees game postponed; doubleheader on Sunday

Yankees fans with tickets to the Mother's Day game against Houston are in for a rare Yankee Stadium treat: a single admission doubleheader. Tickets for today's game are only valid for the first game...

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