• Cleveland Cavaliers beaten by Miami without LeBron James and Kyrie Irving

    LeBron and Kyrie Irving didn't play in the last two games against Miami and Toronto. Griffin spoke to the media on April 12 before the Cavaliers wrapped up the regular season with a loss to the Toronto Raptors . George led the Pacers with 29 points, five rebounds, and seven assists, going 6-for-8 from 3-point range. Cavs F Richard Jefferson nailed a 3-pointer with 10:57 left in the second quarter, breaking a 46:08 personal scoreless streak.

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  • Thunder's Hot Start Fizzles In Game Two Loss

    Thunder's Hot Start Fizzles In Game Two Loss

    Russell Westbrook has filled in that void for the Thunder. From there, the conversation shifted to Game 3 back in Oklahoma City on Friday night, where the Thunder will try to start digging out of the 0-2 deficit they find themselves in after dropping the first two games in Houston .

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  • Blue Jackets avoid sweep by Penguins with Game 4 win

    Guentzel earned the first playoff hat trick for a Pittsburgh rookie. St. Louis 3, Minnesota 1: Jaden Schwartz scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and Jake Allen made 40 saves to lead the Blues over the Wild in St. After the game, Werenski posted a photo of his face on social media, showing the gruesome swelling and discoloration caused by the puck when it rode up the shaft of rival Phil Kessel's stick and smacked him right under the eye.

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  • Pique confident team can lift itself up from Juventus loss

    Pique confident team can lift itself up from Juventus loss

    Barcelona could not recover from a 0-3 first leg setback against Juventus, drawing the home fixture 0-0 at Nou Camp Stadium here on Wednesday night. Pique acknowledges Barca had a mountain to climb as they tried to repeat their famous comeback against Paris Saint-Germain from the previous round and feels his team were second best.

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  • New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski Crashes White House Press Briefing

    Earlier in the day, Patriots tight end and class clown Rob Gronkowski crashed White House press secretary Sean Spicer's media briefing, offering to help. Hightower said he had "been there, done that", after he visited the White House as a member of Alabama's national championship team in 2012. While that is likely the main reason Brady did not make the trip to the White House , his wife presented another theory with a Wednesday tweet that she has since deleted .

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  • Champions League: Dani Alves reveals how he consoled Neymar

    Champions League: Dani Alves reveals how he consoled Neymar

    Messi, Neymar and Pique played the full 90 minutes of the game against the Italian giants as the Catalans were trying to turnaround a 3-0 deficit from the reverse fixture played in Turin last week. Alternatively, Monaco stunned Borussia Dortmund to head into the semi-finals alongside Juventus , Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. And their goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, who is bidding to win his first Champions League at the age of 39, was impressed by another brilliant defensive display - ...

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  • EPL Wrap: Sunderland draws West Ham; Leicester gets draw; more results

    EPL Wrap: Sunderland draws West Ham; Leicester gets draw; more results

    Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to as the source. From the start, we tried to get after them right away. A seventh defeat in eight league games loomed for Sunderland when James Collins headed past Jordan Pickford immediately after the restart but there was some late joy for the hosts.

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  • Manchester United 2-0 Chelsea: United's five-star performance dents Chelsea's title ambitions

    Manchester United 2-0 Chelsea: United's five-star performance dents Chelsea's title ambitions

    Jose Mourinho knows the win over Chelsea kept his team in with a decent shout of making the top four this season, although the Portuguese is still hedging his bets. "In football, I think if you don't have the intention to touch the ball and you have your arms in a natural position, it is not handball". They're playing very well and that was the result they needed.

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  • Stephen Curry 2nd Warriors Player to Reach Defensive Milestone

    Golden State is 68-15 overall, 37-5 at home and 40-40-3 against the spread . Curry then went on to say that the team will play some high-level basketball and get the job done with or without Durant on the team. Their offensive movement became sharper in the late second quarter, with the ball and players both moving more. By the time the buzzer sounded for intermission, McGee had gone 6-of-6 for 13 points, with three blocks.

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  • Aaron Hernandez's conviction could be tossed due to 'quirky' law

    Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction could be thrown out because he was still in the process of an appeal at the time of his apparent suicide, legal experts in MA said . A legal technicality redeemed Hernandez, at least for the record, in death. Fox25 in Boston reported that Hernandez also left a Bible in his cell open to that verse .

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  • Dubnyk, Wild beat Blues 2-0 to avoid elimination

    Dubnyk, Wild beat Blues 2-0 to avoid elimination

    WPG) and sets them up for a date with the victor of the Edmonton/San Jose series, which is tied at two games apiece. "The other thing I always wonder is when you let it get to this point - and I know the Flames have said, 'We do business differently." - well, sometimes you lose control over your business when you do it that way.

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  • Harry Redknapp named as new boss of Birmingham City

    I'm sure they'll will be up for Sunday's game and we need points". Zola was appointed by Birmingham's owners, Chinese firm Trillion Trophy Asia Limited, two days after the departure of Rowett, with the club lying seventh in the table. The club have now confirmed that Redknapp, who at the age of 70 is the oldest manager in the EFL, has replaced Zola, who won just twice in 22 league matches.

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  • Jose Mourinho fears worst after Ibrahimovic and Rojo injuries sour European win

    Mourinho, who has now reached his 10th European semi-final as a manager, equalling the record of Sir Alex Ferguson and Giovanni Trapattoni, said: "I think we had 17 shots and 10 on target but the game was hard". "So when you reach a certain level, and he reached that level for a long time, I don't think it makes sense. So instead of coming mid-May you can come the beginning of May, this kind of acceleration of the process".

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  • 7 dead when electrical wire falls on Nigerian gathering

    7 dead when electrical wire falls on Nigerian gathering

    The football fans assembled at the viewing centre to watch a UEFA Europa League quarter-final match. Nigerian police said the fans were killed while watching the Europa League game between United and Anderlecht in the city of Calabar. Marcus Rashford celebrates his extra-time victor against Anderlecht with teammates. Ayade, according to a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Chief Press, Christian Ita, said the incident marks a dark chapter in the life of the state.

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  • Mourinho Sends Warning To Out-Of-Form Man Utd Star

    Mourinho Sends Warning To Out-Of-Form Man Utd Star

    But this, Mourinho's first year in charge, has been a frustrating one for both manager and player with Martial scoring just three times in 18 English Premier League appearances so far in 2016-17. And the France forward was left out of the match-day squad for last Sunday's 2-0 win over Chelsea . "We have felt that kind of performance coming", said the versatile England global, United's captain against Chelsea .

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  • Ibrahimovic joins lengthening injury list at Man United

    Ibrahimovic joins lengthening injury list at Man United

    The Red Devils qualified for the semi-finals of European football's second biggest club competition after Marcus Rashford scored an extra-time victor to send the English side through with a 3-2 aggregate win. "It's like now I am going to play him in the U23s, to win let's say a derby against Manchester City?" Asked when the pair were likely to be back in action, Mourinho replied: "If it was me, I think tomorrow".

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  • Why do the Red Sox play early on Patriots' Day?

    Why do the Red Sox play early on Patriots' Day?

    But homers by Shane Peterson , in his first at-bat as a Ray, Logan Morrison (a grand slam), Brad Miller and Steven Souza Jr ., the last two back to back to KO Porcello, who beat the Rays five times a year ago. "I think any pitcher goes in and out of it as the year goes on", Kimbrel said. On April 9 in Detroit, for example, he gave up one run on one hit and two walks and needed to rely on every last ounce of his power fastball to strike out the side and nail down a 7-5 win.

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  • Bulls stun No.1 Celtics, steal Game 1

    Bulls stun No.1 Celtics, steal Game 1

    Rondo also produced five steals and three blocked shots. Thomas played very well in Game 1 , and one expects him to come out with a fury in Game 2 as well. Isaiah Thomas , who will fly to Tacoma, Wash., on Wednesday to attend the funeral for his younger sister, Chyna , who was killed in an automobile crash, had an off night.

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  • NFL to release 2017 schedule Thursday night

    NFL to release 2017 schedule Thursday night

    Patriots at Steelers , Dec. 17 at 3:25 p.m. That's over a full month at home to keep the daily routines regulated, maximize rest and PT time , and minimize travel. The Ravens also finish the season with a reasonable three-game stretch - against the Browns, Indianapolis Colts and Bengals - and overall, have the NFL's ninth-easiest strength of schedule in 2017.

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  • Messi suffering worst El Clasico run of his career

    The decision could be key in the battle for La Liga title as Real Madrid are now three points ahead of Barcelona at the top of the table and with one game in hand. The Catalans contested the decision as they feel both the player and the club have an impeccable disciplinary record - it was the first dismissal in a Blaugrana shirt for the Brazil global and a first in La Liga for his team since October 2015.

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  • No Barcelona comeback as Juventus reaches Champions League semis

    No Barcelona comeback as Juventus reaches Champions League semis

    In comparison to the last 16 when Barcelona sensationally overturned a 4-0 deficit against PSG with a 6-1 win in the second leg, the Catalan giants were unable to repeat the feat. "Overall they were the better team and deserved to go through", he told BeIN Sports Spain . Watch Barcelona v Juventus live followed by highlights of Monaco v Borussia Dortmund on RTE 2 and the RTE Player tonight from 7.00pm.

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  • Man Utd 'in trouble' with injuries - Mourinho

    United's top scorer looked to have hyper-extended his knee and was in agony on the floor before he managed to make his way off the pitch. Marcus Rashford scored United's extra-time victor against Anderlecht and looks set to deputise up front for top scorer Ibrahimovic, who is still to commit himself to United beyond the end of the season.

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  • Next step for Predators: Getting beyond second round

    Next step for Predators: Getting beyond second round

    For the second consecutive year, the Chicago Blackhawks are out in the first round. The sweep was historic in its unexpectedness. Sidney Crosby and Scott Wilson scored 51 seconds apart in the third period, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins eliminate the Columbus Blue Jackets with a 5-2 win in Game 5 of their first-round series on Thursday night.

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  • Mourinho waiting for tests on Rojo and Ibra

    The FC crew weigh the potential impact on Man United if Zlatan Ibrahimovic misses an extended period of time. "I want to wait and to be optimistic but I am not", Mourinho told reporters. United first went ahead in the 10th minute after a finely measured pass from Paul Pogba found Rashford wide on the left. Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic also suffered a major injury, and it's possible that the Swedish superstar may have played his final game in a United shirt.

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  • Officials refuse to release Hernandez records

    It was Jose Baez - the family attorney - who first revealed the family's intentions to donate the brain to help advance with the study of CTE. "We had made arrangements for Boston University to come at 10 pick up Aaron's brain", Baez said, but he added that the medical examiner's office had decided "at the last minute" to hold it longer.

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  • Celtics fall to Bulls in emotional game

    Rondo had 11 points and 14 assists on a night when all five Bulls starters reached double figures. Robin Lopez was spectacular again on the offensive glass and raining in jumpers, as he finished with 18 points. Those numbers helped Chicago open up a 12-point lead during the first period. Bradley Beal scored 22 points and Markieff Morris had 21 points for the Wizards, who finished the regular season 49-33 and entered the play-offs as the No.

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