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Flyers down Penguins on road to force Game 6

Flyers down Penguins on road to force Game 6

One player who rarely has a problem shaking off a loss is goalie Matt Murray , who is 9-1 in his career in games immediately following a Penguins playoff loss. Filppula goes hard to the net, finds the rebound and pounds it home to tie the game. In the first period of Game 5, Malkin awkwardly tangled with Flyers defenseman Jori Lehtera . Read More

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Timberwolves chew up Rockets

Timberwolves chew up Rockets

He scored 28 points on 9-for-18 shooting, making three of five three-pointers, getting seven rebounds and five assists. Chris Paul #3 of the Houston Rockets drives to the basket against the Minnesota Timberwolves during Game Two of Round One of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on April 18, 2018 at the Toyota Center in Houston , Texas. Read More

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O'Sullivan Battles Through

O'Sullivan Battles Through

And he needed all the extra energy he now has to reach round two at the Betfred World Championship, coming from 4-0 and 6-3 behind to beat Stephen Maguire 10-7 at the Crucible Theatre. I know this one works and it will work for everyone. It is all pre-packed meals here. 'The biggest thing for me this year has been how I've tackled how I eat. Read More

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Yankees Cruise to 5-1 Win in Gleyber Torres' Hitless MLB Debut

Yankees Cruise to 5-1 Win in Gleyber Torres' Hitless MLB Debut

His wife will be his only family member or friend in attendance. Baseball America and MLB .com each ranked Torres the Yankees' top prospect heading into the season, a 21-year-old Venezuelan standing 6-foot-1 and 200 pounds. "Every day I feel more comfortable". When Torres was promoted last May to Scranton from the Yankees's Double A Trenton affiliate, there was speculation that Torres was going to be called up before the season's end. Read More

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Major League Baseball pitcher 'stable but in critical condition' after brain hemorrhage during game

Major League Baseball pitcher 'stable but in critical condition' after brain hemorrhage during game

This is a breaking news update. After scoring 20 runs over the past two games against the Chicago White Sox , the Astros will attempt to sweep the White Sox on Sunday, when they can extend their winning streak to six games. Demetrius Lopes and the Rush neurosurgical team. "It's really scary, man", fellow reliever Aaron Bummer said. And in the meantime, are sincerest thoughts, prayers and well wishes go ot to the Farquhar family. Read More

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Kris Bryant hit in head with pitch, exits game vs. Rockies

Kris Bryant hit in head with pitch, exits game vs. Rockies

The Cubs announced Bryant was examined upon exiting the game and passed all tests. Bryant walked off after being hit but left the game for evaluation. Once the dust had settled, the Rockies many rallies came up just short, dropping the game 9-7, and losing the series to the Chicago Cubs, meaning they are still looking for their first home series win. Read More

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The Spurs Avoid A Sweep By Toppling The Warriors In Game 4

The Spurs Avoid A Sweep By Toppling The Warriors In Game 4

As he completed a shooting workout at the end of practice Saturday (April 21) with Warriors assistant coach Bruce Fraser, Curry made almost all of those attempts in typical Curry fashion. "Just try to do things better. We have to bring that confidence and mentality to go do it". BC-BKN-Spurs-Popovich, 131Popovich won't coach Spurs in Game 4 against WarriorsAP Photo NY161Eds: APNewsNow. Read More

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Barcelona's Andres Iniesta to reveal decision on China move 'this week'

Barcelona's Andres Iniesta to reveal decision on China move 'this week'

PPTV, the online broadcaster who holds rights to Spanish league - La Liga - in China cited "anonymous internal sources" from the club on Friday who said "it's already confirmed that Iniesta will sign up". Iniesta himself was in no mood to make his future clear, telling reporters: "This week I will talk about the decision I will make, we still need to win La Liga and there is time to enjoy". Read More

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Forty thousand take part in hottest London Marathon on record

Forty thousand take part in hottest London Marathon on record

Defending champion Mary Keitany went in search of Paula Radcliffe's world record of 2:15:25 but her early pace took its toll and she finished fifth in the women's race in 2:24:37, as fellow Kenyan Vivian Cheruiyot won in 2:18:31. Queen Elizabeth pushed the start button in front of Windsor Castle. Brigid Kosgei of Kenya took second ahead of Ethiopia's Tadelech Bekele, with an exhausted Keitany nearly stopping to a walk in the closing mile as she finished fifth. Read More

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Guardiola: This Man City team can't be compared with past greats

Guardiola: This Man City team can't be compared with past greats

Commemorative scarves, shirts and flags were out in force, regular chants of "champions" filled the rare on-field lulls and they were in good enough spirits to demand "give it to Ederson" when Sterling won the penalty. In short, Guardiola has presided over a season for the ages in his second season in England, even if there was a slightly anti-climactic feeling about the way in which City clinched the title just days after a Champions League quarter-final exit to Liverpool. Read More

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Shohei Ohtani Was Crowned Too Soon

Shohei Ohtani Was Crowned Too Soon

While Rick Porcello did win the Cy Young award two seasons ago, he had a down year last season. Ohtani's fastball still hit 99 miles per hour during his first career night start, but the evening began poorly when Betts cracked his 12th career leadoff homer. Read More

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Mets Won't Commit To Matt Harvey's Next Start

Mets Won't Commit To Matt Harvey's Next Start

He also is the only winless starter. When asked if he'd be comfortable with a move to the bullpen, Harvey responded, "I am a starting pitcher. I felt like my first three starts were not up to par". He was 5-7 with a 6.70 ERA in 2017. The Mets are facing a numbers crunch next week if lefty Jason Vargas comes through his minor-league rehab game as expected and is activated off the disabled list for next weekend's series in San Diego. Read More

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Philadelphia Eagles rework Nick Foles' contract

Philadelphia Eagles rework Nick Foles' contract

He'll also receive a $2 million signing bonus. This is truly Philadelphia's way of catering to Foles as he steps back into a backup role behind the injured Carson Wentz next season. He was in the final season of a two-year deal but demand for his services changed after leading the Eagles to their first Super Bowl title in franchise history. Read More

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Mauricio Pochettino: 'FA Cup victory would not be life-changing'

Mauricio Pochettino: 'FA Cup victory would not be life-changing'

At the start of the season some questioned whether Spurs would ever feel at home at Wembley but with almost a full campaign under their belt, defender Jan Vertonghen believes Spurs are certainly at ease in the arena. United proved to be the comeback kings once again against Spurs at the same stage of the competition, producing another turnaround to knock the Lilywhites out of the FA Cup at Old Trafford for the second successive season . Read More

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Western Conference Playoffs: San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors

Western Conference Playoffs: San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors

And the fact he has been absent from San Antonio for weeks and is not expected to sit on the bench for Game 3? Golden State ranks first in fast break points per game (19.2) while San Antonio ranks 23rd (10.2). Starting center McGee, however, is questionable because of a left quadriceps contusion. Need to know: When Golden State senses a chance to grab command, it usually pounces - as evidenced by how the Warriors are 8-0 in their last eight Game 2s. Read More

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Joel Embiid's Left Eye Injury Could Reportedly Leave Permanent Damage

Joel Embiid's Left Eye Injury Could Reportedly Leave Permanent Damage

On Thursday night, we finally got a look at what it will look like before he takes the floor in Game 3. ESPN's Zach Lowe originally heard that it could take between two and four weeks for Embiid to return from his injury. The mask is dark in color but translucent. "It's a collaborative thing with Joel and doctors and me", Brown said. His initial playoff appearance this year will be the first postseason game of his career. Read More

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Chelsea identify surprise replacement for Antonio Conte

Chelsea identify surprise replacement for Antonio Conte

Victor Moses was the match-winner as Chelsea eased the pressure on London rivals Arsenal by denting Burnley's surge for sixth place. "We have to try until the end to reach this target", the Italian manager added. 'We played the game very well and the two strikers worked very well. We want to take each game as it comes. That period highlighted what many of us already observed, that Kante is Chelsea's most important player and that his club can't cope without him. Read More

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Jaguars Reveal New Simplified Uniforms and Helmets

Jaguars Reveal New Simplified Uniforms and Helmets

They make me think of Blaine Gabbert and the forgettable uniforms the team wore during his rookie season. In addition to announcing the dog park, a major concert at EverBank Field (Lynyrd Skynyrd with Kid Rock and Jason Aldean) and a military-themed interactive area in the north end zone, the Jaguars also unveiled their new uniforms Thursday. Read More

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Here's the Giants will do with No. 2

Here's the Giants will do with No. 2

If any fall to the middle of the first round, though, it could be Mayfield. There's always the possibility a new team trades into the top five as well. Bleacher Report's Matt Miller ranked Smith as the second-best linebacker in the 2018 draft class and compared him to another former Bulldogs star, Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis. Read More

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DeRozan's 37 leads Raptors past Wizards, 130-119

DeRozan's 37 leads Raptors past Wizards, 130-119

He's my friend, I don't care. The 76 were the third-most by any National Basketball Association team in any playoff half in the past 15 years. "He's been our MVP this year, he's held it down a lot while I've been out". However, Miles ceased the conduct with Toronto, a long 3's only one of those 2nd half of it and also also the Raptors set it away. "Well, I liked the way the starters responded". Read More

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Greitens faces new criminal allegations, new calls to resign; says no

Greitens faces new criminal allegations, new calls to resign; says no

Hawley is one of several lawmakers who called on Greitens to resign as allegations of sexual misconduct continue to mount against the governor. "When leaders lose the ability to effectively lead our state, the right thing to do is step aside", House Speaker Todd Richardson, House Majority Leader Rob Vescovo and House Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr said in a joint statement to local media . Read More

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Celtics and Bucks Game 2 Hot Reactions

Celtics and Bucks Game 2 Hot Reactions

They did it by fixing problems from Game 1, another sign of their accelerated maturity. Terry Rozier had 23 points with eight assists on a night when six Celtics put up double figures. Less than two minutes later, he buried a 3. Not that Boston Celtics second-year guard Jaylen Brown needed a coming-out party to regular National Basketball Association observers, but Tuesday night's 30-point show served as such for the playoff audience. Read More

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76ers' Joel Embiid (face) still not cleared for full contact

76ers' Joel Embiid (face) still not cleared for full contact

Miami". Embiid was cleared from NBA's concussion protocol though. The earliest that Joel Embiid could return to the Philadelphia 76ers' roster is Game 3 of their playoff series against the Miami Heat . Before the Game 1 win over the Heat, Embiid revealed to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne on Saturday that he would play if it was his choice but a more realistic option for him was Game 2 or 3. Read More

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The Las Vegas Golden Knights Continue to Prove Themselves

The Las Vegas Golden Knights Continue to Prove Themselves

With the victory, Fleury passed Dominik Hasek and moved into 11th place for all-time career playoff wins with his 66th. In the expansion draft, he was brought to Vegas as a three-time Stanley Cup champion with the Pittsburgh Penguins. "When you think back to early October when the season started, we were thinking about competing and playing hard, and now all of a sudden, we're moving on to the second round of the playoffs". Read More

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Bat breaks as Bryce Harper's swing sends ball flying for home run

Bat breaks as Bryce Harper's swing sends ball flying for home run

And it isn't like he cracked his bat, he destroyed it. "Barreled it pretty good", Harper told Associated Press . It just broke and kept going'. "Yeah, that was pretty shocking", deGrom said. His manager, Dave Martinez, told Harper that yes he was strong. Harper is used to giving fans something to cheer about, with over 150 home runs in his career, but his latest was certainly one to remember. Read More

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