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Celtics take 3-0 series lead with OT win over 76ers

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The Sixers' stadium events crew was so jazzed by what it mistakenly viewed as a game-winning 3, it let the confetti rain, delaying the start of overtime for seven minutes of cleanup. "He's in there battling and it's tough down there". A Boston sweep is dependent on the scoring efforts of Tatum, Rozier and Brown in Game 4. Marcus Smart fouled out with 41.2 seconds left in regulation. Read More »

Kobe Bryant outlines one way defenders can stop LeBron James

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Despite being officially retired, Kobe Bryant was often seen interacting with active National Basketball Association players, and at times, giving analysis about certain games or superstars. "I think he's understanding the importance of conserving energy", Bryant said of the 2018 version of James. Speaking on Chris and Caron on Fox Sports Radio , Kobe Bryant thinks Simmons simply needs to go back to the drawing board for his jump shot. Read More »

Alabama basketball: Braxton Key will transfer to Virginia

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Follow the year off, Key will have two years of eligibility remaining. "Alabama has taught me so much about my game and also about myself as a person, and I can't thank Coach Avery (Johnson) enough for the opportunity", Key added. Key left the Crimson Tide program in late April. After sitting out a season, he'll join a Cavs team that rolled up 31 regular season wins before making history by becoming the first 1-seed to lose to a 16-seed in the NCAA Tournament. Read More »

Mark Williams wins third world snooker title

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Williams, who led 15-10 before the night's fourth session, fought off a brilliant rally from Higgins, who had won five frames in a row to level the score at 15-15. "I made a really good break under pressure and my game is now in pretty good shape now". "It is one of the best breaks under pressure that I've ever seen". Read More »

Hazard snubs Manchester United move

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The 27-year-old gave a short, terse scathing reply of " no chance ". The future of Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard is under constant speculation. Those renewed links were quickly shrugged off by Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, but one supporter recently made an effort to convince Hazard to join United and reunite with Jose Mourinho, how former manager at Chelsea, via a plea on social media. Read More »

Three top Packers picks get started, 'hard work' ahead

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Obviously they believed in me. At 2:47 a.m. Thursday morning, the Wyoming, Minnesota police department took a shot at the Green Bay Packers drafting ability. For other rookies they will compete for a spot on the 53 man roster. The signings included all three wide receivers-J'Mon Moore, Marquez Valdes-Scantling and Equanimeous St. Read More »

Saints release Coby Fleener

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The Saints signed Fleener in the 2016 offseason from Indianapolis, giving him a 5 year, $36 million contract. Now, the team feels as if the relationship has run its course and they have chosen to part ways with the 29-year-old. His 2017 season ended after just 11 games due to a concussion, but he struggled before the injury while exclusively coming off the bench. The Saints could designate him as a post June 1 cut and spread out that $8.2 million cap hit over two seasons. Read More »

Mourinho Open To Swap Martial And Willian

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There have been reports that Martial is exhausted of lack of active playing time this season under Jose Mourinho at Manchester United and facing the exit doors could be his next option. Juventus are now thought to be leading the race for his signature, but United's Premier League rivals Chelsea have also been linked with the attacker in a possible swap deal for Willian . Read More »

Man accused of trying to light sex offenders on fire, deputies say

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Charges include four counts of attempted first-degree murder, two accounts of battery with a deadly weapon, attempted arson, and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. At least two of the four alleged victims are in fact convicted sex offenders, WESH 2 reported . Porto-Sierra remains behind bars at the Osceola County jail. Read More »

Jack Butland slams 'farcical' transfer dealings at relegated Stoke

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Record signing Giannelli Imbula, a midfielder who cost £18.3m from Porto, has spent this season on loan at French side Toulouse. There was also huge excitement when Stoke signed Paris Saint-Germain forward Jese Rodriguez on loan, but the Spaniard has since taken unpaid compassionate leave, having played only 13 matches this season. Read More »

Kevin Durant receives Michael Jordan comparison after Game 4

They went 12-13 in those games, including both of their playoff losses this season. In Game 3 , the Pelicans were 14/31 from three, but they shot 4/26 from beyond the arc in Game 4, a complete turnaround. The Warriors need to put the pedal to the metal right out the gates in Game 4 to keep the Pelicans from developing any sort of rhythm. The Warriors ended the first quarter with a 15-point lead. Read More »

Queen And Adam Lambert Announce Las Vegas Residency

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Queen + Adam Lambert announced a 10-date Las Vegas residency! The Crown Jewels show dates are: September 1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 14, 15, 19, 21, and 22. Queen and Adam Lambert's full tour dates and ticket information can be found here. The iconic British rock group originally led by Freddie Mercury with Brian May , Roger Taylor and John Deacon first teamed with American Idol alum Lambert in 2009 for an Idol finale. Read More »

Phil Collins is bringing his 'Not Dead Yet' tour to Cleveland

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The pop-rocker will bring several recognizable faces, including Daryl Stuermer (his former touring mate in Genesis ), keyboardist Brad Cole , bassist Leland Sklar and percussionist Luis Conte , according to Rolling Stone magazine. Artist, Citi cardmember , and Verified Fan presales will follow. When do Phil Collins 2018 tickets go on sale and what is the presale code? Citi cardmembers can register now through Wednesday, May 9th at midnight to unlock access to tickets and ... Read More »

National Football League facing another lawsuit on ex-49er Eric Reid's behalf

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The NFL players' union has filed a non-injury grievance on behalf of free agent safety Eric Reid . The NFL does not have a rule against players kneeling or sitting during the national anthem. "They did these selfless acts because they wanted to shine light on inequality and oppression. We stand shoulder to shoulder with the NFLPA in our fight for justice, equality and inalienable rights for all Americans". Read More »

Woods slumps to 55th after birdie-free final round

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The long-time rivals, who have been paired together 32 times over 21 PGA stroke-play events, are seldom paired together, in part to spread more popular players across different tee times and areas of the course during tournaments. Following that campaign, Woods suffered a number of major injuries and underwent multiple back surgeries, keeping him from competing in all but a relative handful of events and prompting widespread speculation that he might never again contend for a tournament title. Read More »

Kompany: KDB deserved PotY, but Salah award is 'important'

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It's going to have a big impact in his country and for the continent as well. "However Kevin is a grasp mind of soccer". Steve Nicol and Gab Marcotti debate their selections for the best XI from Week 37 in the Premier League. The supervisor is pushed by it, the group is pushed by it. Asked about Kompany's future, he said: "We will see". "That will be actually superior". Read More »

Franck Ribery signs one-year Bayern Munich extension

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Franck Ribery has signed a one-year extension to his contract at Bayern Munich which will keep him at the club until 2019. James has impressed since joining the, registering seven goals and 11 assists in 22 Bundesliga appearances in 2017-18. Read More »

Benintendi Lifts Red Sox Past Rangers

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Boston will have Monday off before they begin a three-game set against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. He is 1-1 with a 2.63 ERA in four road starts this season and has limited opponents to a.188 batting average in those outings. "Unreal. He's been good for a long time", manager Alex Cora said of the closer. That was an inning after Leon's first homer, which came immediately after Fister hit Jackie Bradley Jr . Read More »

Super Rugby denies claims clubs will leave for PRO14

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This follows reports that South Africa's franchises are becoming increasingly disillusioned with competing alongside teams from New Zealand, Australia and Argentina, in time zones spread across the globe. "Any talk of a change to the stakeholder relationship and partners withdrawing, creation of new teams in new markets and Trans-Tasman competitions is unsubstantiated speculation and simply wrong". Read More »

The Dallas Zoo named its newborn giraffe 'Witten'

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Obviously, Witten was a deity-like figure during his run in Dallas. Witten's 68 receiving touchdowns rank third in franchise history and fifth all-time among National Football League tight ends. Baby Witten's mom, Crystal Richter, said she named her son after the former Cowboys star because her entire family is passionate Cowboys fans and Jason Witten is her favorite player. Read More »

Tottenham boss Pochettino: Kane doesn't need Golden Boot

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The trouble is that they still have work to do to be certain of finishing in the top four. That was thanks to a scruffy goal in stoppage time, with Jake Livermore claiming the final touch as he and defender Danny Rose stretched to reach the ball in a frantic scramble. Read More »

Chelsea Reportedly Closing in on £30m Deal for Middlesbrough Star

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Everton and Newcastle have also expressed an interest in Traore, but Chelsea's connections with Middlesbrough chairman Steve Gibson through their former chief executive Peter Kenyon could help. The Teeside club will face Aston Villa over two legs in the Semi Finals, with the victor going onto Wembley to face either Derby County or Fulham for a place in the Premier League. Read More »

IPL 2018 SRH vs RCB: Players to watch out for

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Meanwhile, in the second game, the Kings XI Punjab beat the Rajasthan Royals sending them right at the bottom. Of the 9 matches they've played so far, SRH have won seven and lost two matches. Skipper Kane Williamson is also in good form and proving his ability as batsman and skipper as well. Top captains & vice captains - Kane Williamson has been brilliant this season. Read More »

Mohamed Salah Named FWA Player of the Year 2018

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The award comes a week after Salah was voted as player of the year by his fellow professionals. The two prestigious honors recognize Salah's remarkable first campaign at Anfield that has seen him net 43 goals in just 48 appearances in all competitions. Read More »

Messi pressured referee, Suarez feigned injury in Clasico - Ramos

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The result left Real Madrid three points behind city rivals Atletico in the race for second, with a game in hand. There was nothing at stake but it was a good Clasico , high intensity and chances. "Clasicos should be played like this, it was a lovely game", Suarez told reporters. Atletico suffered a hangover from reaching the Europa League final in midweek as they slumped to a surprise defeat at home to Espanyol, with Oscar Melendo and Leo Baptistao on target for the visitors. Read More »

Rafael Nadal downplays chances of finishing as year-end No.1

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But if all works out for Nadal, he could be looking at his first ever complete sweep of the clay season, which he could potentially end with 33 ATP Masters 1000, 17 Grand Slam titles and the World No 1 ranking. He flashed in Monte Carlo with a couple of victories before defeat to Thiem but he followed up with a loss to Martin Klizan in Barcelona and he will hope for the sort of inspiration that took him to the last four here last season. Read More »

West Ham nearly safe with win at Leicester

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His presence in central defence will be important as Leicester look to avoid conceding more goals this week. "Everyone is aware of the importance of the games, they were running out with three left to go". Puel's cause was not helped by the absence of nine players through injury and suspension but Leicester's performance, on a hot afternoon, was lukewarm at best. Read More »

Draymond Green brushes aside actor's tweet about wanting him dead

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When I see something's wrong, I have to voice my opinion. "I just challenged him (Durant) to be who he is. We're just trying to win a ballgame". Plus, if you're going to make jokes on Twitter you have to be careful they don't have some kind of key context that often gets lost when your message reaches a broader audience. Read More »

Zidane plays down Ronaldo injury in Barcelona game

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Ronaldo appeared to sustain a knock to his ankle as he bundled home a 14th-minute equaliser for Real at the Camp Nou. "We played a good game, in the first half, 11-v-11, making chances to score", he said. "I don't know how long he'll be out", the Frenchman said in quotes reported on Real's official website. "There are two games left and, in the end, Barcelona will finish the season unbeaten". Read More »