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Wild avoid elimination, force Game 5

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Dubnyk's second playoff shutout came nearly two years to the day of his first, also against the Blues on April 20, 2015. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP). Without so much as even a need for a travel day between games, the Blues just had to sit around and wait. The Blues need more of that in their game. He played in Game 3 before aggravating the injury and being put on the shelf for a few days. Read More »

Wild not done yet as Dubnyk blanks Blues

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They just couldn't make it easy, could they? Bruce Boudreau is getting his first taste of the Wild's inability to score when it matters. "We weren't good enough". Hanzal was able to skate in between defensemen Alex Pietrangelo and Jay Bouwmeester and beat Allen for his fifth career playoff goal and first since 2012. Read More »

Britain's Fed Cup tie in Romania descends into chaos after Nastase tirade

He was soon in trouble on court and was sent off by the umpire in the second rubber between Britain's Johanna Konta and Romania's Sorana Cirstea for "unsportsmanlike conduct". And here he is getting into a confrontation with Crooks, who was covering the match for the Press Association . Both for our team and the Romanian team, I am sure I speak for them when I say we just want to go out there and compete. Read More »

Inspirational Video From Kevin Garnett Helps Lift Celtics In Game 3

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These two teams will renew their budding rivalry in Game 4, which tips off Sunday at 6:30 p.m. ET. I had some careless turnovers. "Look, if it was Game 7 of the Finals, (Durant) could play", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. Rondo, who's out indefinitely with a fractured thumb, said after the game he was trying to "stretch out" his surgically repaired right ACL. Thomas still hasn't played entirely like himself in this series (even his 33-point Game 1 felt off), and a big game from him seems ... Read More »

NBA capsules: Gasol lifts Grizzlies past Spurs 110-108 in OT

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After the Grizzlies fell behind 2-0 in the series , Fizdale sparked a movement in Memphis with his "take that for data" rant after Game 2 , when he criticized officials, later receiving a fine from the league for $30,000. I'm not sure what the Spurs' next move is, lineup-wise. Tony Parker: "That's just coach Pop". "I don't know. Those two turnovers, and then the mistake defensively where Marc [Gasol] got the three-pointer at the top, and all of a sudden, it was a nine-point game". Read More »

Westbrook's triple-double leads Thunder past Rockets

Russell Westbrook registers his second straight triple-double in the win. One game of hot shooting from Houston (especially in Game 4) will effectively put this series away. I just dribbled up the basketball court and I see the paint kind of close in once I passed halfcourt. He bit (on) it. "I trust him when he's got the ball in terms of making decisions". Read More »

NBA Playoffs 2017: Should the San Antonio Spurs Be Worried?

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After the Grizzlies fell behind 2-0 in the series , Fizdale sparked a movement in Memphis with his "take that for data" rant after Game 2 , when he criticized officials, later receiving a fine from the league for $30,000. Leonard tied his career playoff high with 32 points in the series opener and finished with 37 in Game 2 . LeBron James recorded 41 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied from a 26-point deficit to stun the Indiana Pacers 119-114 ... Read More »

LeBron James says Cavs 'right there on turning the switch'

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For the second straight game, the Indiana Pacers nearly came back against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of their first-round series . CLEVELAND - LeBron James said that the Cleveland Cavaliers' meager one-point margin of victory in Game 1 didn't bother him, so long as the Cavs got the win. Read More »

Arsenal vs Manchester City 23rd April 2017: FA Cup Preview and Predictions

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City played out a pulsating 1-1 draw with Liverpool in their first outing after the defeat before decent performances, even though they did not win, in testing back-to-back fixtures against Arsenal and Chelsea. It didn't take long for the second half to ignite into action though. City were controversially denied a goal late in the first half after a cross from Sane was ruled to have curled out of play before Aguero drove in a shot Petr Cech could not prevent crossing the line. Read More »

Atlanta Hawks Headlines: Hawks-Wizards Game 2

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Beal scored 16 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter, including a dagger 3 in the final minute. WASHINGTON (AP) - After John Wall told Markieff Morris what to expect in his National Basketball Association playoff debut, the Washington Wizards' All-Star guard showed everyone his postseason best. Read More »

Poch reminds fans Spurs are 'building an exciting team'

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Toby Alderweireld had brought down Pedro near the penalty area, got a yellow card for his mistimed challenge and was immediately rueing his indiscretion as the Brazilian winger put the ball into the net beating Hugo Lloris on his side of the goal. Read More »

Will Serge Ibaka Play in Game 2?

If you can take a moment to show your appreciation, you can also rate and review us in the iTunes store, while we can be found socially on Facebook and Twitter . Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon , who scored 16 points, said his team was prepared for a rugged battle. Khris Middleton will look to shake off an bad shooting debut, as he was 4/15 from the field (despite dishing 9 assists vs. Read More »

The Patriots go to Washington -- some of them, at least

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It is the second time in three years the Patriots have had an audience with the American President. There are 64 players listed on the Patriots' active team roster , though it's unclear how many were invited. Despite the Patriots' response, The New York Times received more than 30,000 retweets within 7 hours. Wide receiver Danny Amendola also skipped the visit, thanking Trump " for the shout out " and saying he had a funeral to attend. Read More »

LeBron James Passes Kobe Bryant On NBA's All-Time Postseason Scoring List

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You can give in. As an African American kid growing up in the inner city, they don't believe you can get out and become something. "I haven't stopped listening to it since he sent it to me before it came out". Irving said he was "going insane on the bench" cheering his teammates down the stretch. James now sits with 5,669 playoff points meaning he could easily close the gap between him and Kareem this year then set his sights on matching and passing Jordan to be the league's all-time leading ... Read More »

Manchester United ace Ashley Young makes Marcus Rashford prediction after Chelsea heroics

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Marcus Rashford and Ander Herrera's goals were scored with United's first shots on target against the Blues. "I think it can be a good night on Thursday but we have to try to win because it is the most important thing". "They are feeling the possibility to write the history". At the heart of the home side's display was a virtuoso performance from midfielder Ander Herrera , with the Spanish worldwide setting up the first goal and scoring the second. Read More »

Tony Romo Appears In The Team Photo For The Dallas Mavericks

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Ezekiel Elliott, Jason Witten and more than a dozen other former teammates showed up to support Romo, as well as Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett, offensive coordinator Scott Linehan and owner/general manager Jerry Jones. It doesn't always go the way you expect. They even snatched up all of the Romo jerseys and T-shirts that the Mavericks had made in the first quarter of the game. Read More »

Klopp faces centre-back dilemma ahead of Crystal Palace visit

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes his players have grown up and become more streetwise in the last few weeks. They have managed some good form of late, winning their last two away fixtures at West Bromwich Albion and Stoke City to all but secure a top-four spot. Read More »

James Franklin Is Inviting Reporters To Play In The Spring Game

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By all accounts, the debut at center for the former Wyoming Valley Conference standout went as well as could be expected, as his Blue team whipped the White, 26-0, at Beaver Stadium in the annual Blue-White game. Backup quarterback Tommy Stevens threw for 216 yards and three touchdowns in one half. With head coach James Franklin on the hot seat, Penn State was supposed to finish behind Ohio State and MI in their division. Read More »

NY Rangers open 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs against Montreal Canadiens

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He may be 4-8-1 with a goals against approaching four per game his last how many regular season visits to Montreal, but Lundqvist is also 3-0 with a 2.01 GAA, .938 save percentage, and one shutout in four career playoff starts at the Bell Centre, great numbers even when including the fact he was pulled from Game Five of the Eastern Conference Final in 2014. Read More »

Wladimir Klitschko Likens Himself to Mount Everest Ahead of Anthony Joshua Fight

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But he reckons it is the only way he can describe how Tyson Fury destroyed himself but could not destroy him. As 41-year-old former champion Wladimir Klitschko looks to reclaim a world title, he dismisses the notion of his decline and likens his career to Mount Everest's ability to withstand time and challengers - making him cold, formidable, and unsafe. Read More »

Wenger will stay as Arsenal manager

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We all did. That's not Arsenal at all", Walcott told Sky Sports after the game. When asked about the unrest with the fans he responded, after grimacing at the mere mention: "You can understand that our fans are very unhappy". Wenger has already faced pre-match protests from fans who want him to leave the club but speaking after another damaging defeat, Arsenal's seventh in their last 12 games in all competitions, he would still not be drawn into announcing his intentions. Read More »

Anthony Johnson says goodbye to 'Rumble' following his retirement

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I enjoyed it, though. "I could feel he wasn't as strong and eventually, I felt I was gonna get him". "He can have the rematch no problem, I was ready to continue the fight. When the two were separated, Johnson fired off head kicks that caught his face, and then ended the opening frame with a last-second takedown. But that cross-sport clash, which "The Posterboy" insists is a done deal, can not take place until the end of the year at the very earliest as Haye recovers from a ruptured Achilles ... Read More »

Sox Week: Boston has 99 problems. Pitching is No. 1

BRAVES 5, PADRES 4 Dansby Swanson hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning and host Atlanta, boosted by Freddie Freeman's two home runs, beat San Diego for a four-game sweep in their first series at SunTrust Park. Red Sox starter Steven Wright picked up his first win of the season, allowing three runs - one earned - and nine hits in six innings. "Had we been in the hotel, it would have been probably a lot different story than if we were at the field". Read More »

Pressure of top spot has not got to me, insists defeated Murray

But the 29-year-old was poor on his serve with eight double faults while breaking Luxembourg's Muller four times . "He obviously started playing better toward the end of the set". Murray then kicked up a gear and wrestled back the momentum as he raced into a 4-0 lead in the decider, allowing Ramos-Vinolas only three points in the process. Read More »

Anthony Johnson says his maturity should make him champion at UFC 210

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And he doesn't like it. Cormier warned Jones not to cross the line Saturday night at the KeyBank Center and step into the cage. "He better not come in my cage after I win". "I intend to stir things up but I don't know what's going to happen". Check out Daniel Cormier's UFC 210 Open Workout Scrum... Cormier has fought just twice after winning the title, scoring a split-decision victory against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 in 2015 and a unanimous-decision win over former middleweight ... Read More »