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Vegas gives the Spurs virtually no chance to beat the Warriors

After all, only the Warriors were better than the Spurs (61-21) this season. "No matter what it was, we just didn't have it tonight". They went on to win the championship that season. Harden accepted some of the blame for the loss. The Spurs allowed just 100.9 points per 100 possessions, surrendering 98.1 points per game. San Antonio will need to play a lot better to defeat the Warriors, though. Read More

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Washington Wizards Up and Down Playoff Run

The Wizards margin of victory over Boston in their four homes games are 15, 19, 25 and 27 points. Leading up to Game 5, the Celtics repeated that they needed to "build a wall" to slow John Wall down. Playing on Washington's penchant for miscommunication and the overall discomfort presented by inverted pick-and-rolls, Celtics coach Brad Stevens unleashed his 5-foot-9 star as a screener. Read More

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Sidney Crosby making strides after concussion

Sidney Crosby making strides after concussion

His immediate future uncertain. Many outsiders were quick to write off the Penguins after the Crosby injury. The diagnosis came the next morning: Crosby is sidelined indefinitely with yet another concussion. He missed the second half of the 2010-11 season and most of 2011-12 with a concussion. The Capitals established a 2-0 lead in Game 3, as Nicklas Backstrom and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the first two goals. Read More

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Pekka Rinne shuts down Blues offense, Predators advance

Pekka Rinne shuts down Blues offense, Predators advance

Nashville has never played Edmonton in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Game 6 is Sunday in Edmonton. Calle Jarnkrok scored an empty netter with a minute left in regulation time to provide Nashville with some insurance. Like a steady left tackle in football, Jake Allen can be written in, game after game, at this important position. Jonathan Bernier came on and finished with 25 saves. Read More

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Real will attack Atletico despite Champions League tie lead: Zidane

Real will attack Atletico despite Champions League tie lead: Zidane

Simeone's intentions were clear on the sidelines as he urged his team and supporters on, but Real drew on all of their Champions League experience to weather the storm and limit the damage from the early spell of pressure. Benzema produced an astonishing piece of skill to get away from Diego Godin , Stefan Savic and Jose Maria Gimenez. He sped into the area and sent a backward pass to Toni Kroos, whose shot was parried by goalkeeper Jan Oblak. Read More

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Craig Anderson: Craig Anderson allows 4 goals in insane OT win

Craig Anderson: Craig Anderson allows 4 goals in insane OT win

NOTES: The Senators sat LW Ryan Dzingel to get RW Chris Neil into just his second game since February 26. Game 6 is scheduled for Thursday night at Madison Square Garden, so we'll see then which Rangers team decides to show up. Nick Bonino drove the dagger through the Caps a year ago in Pittsburgh, but the Pens have the chance to put away their longtime rivals on their own ice, an opportunity they are surely looking forward to. Read More

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Kevin King on Packers: 'They're Getting a Leader, They're Getting a Playmaker'

Kevin King on Packers: 'They're Getting a Leader, They're Getting a Playmaker'

Biegel is the second Badger to be drafted by the Packers during the Ted Thompson era. After four underwhelming seasons, 2012 first-rounder Nick Perry became an impact player last year and earned a five-year, $60-million contract. Packers traded their 5th round pick (No. 172) to the Broncos and moved back to No. 175. The swap with the Browns came with little drop-off and an additional pick. Read More

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Stay or go? DeRozan says he'll support Lowry's decision

Stay or go? DeRozan says he'll support Lowry's decision

It's safe to say he's going to decline it. Lowry has no shortage of options, though if he returns to the Raptors the team would soar beyond the luxury-tax threshold if it also re-signed Serge Ibaka . That was my original thought when the Sixers-Lowry links began. It's a little freakish, but it could work. Most of those rumors had a similar theme: Lowry may go West. Read More

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James scores 35, Cavs take 3-0 lead with 115-94 victory

James scores 35, Cavs take 3-0 lead with 115-94 victory

Toronto Raptors point guard Cory Joseph is starting at point guard on Friday in Game 3. And if you believe that, I've got some beachfront property in Kansas to sell you. And now the Toronto Raptors are one loss away from elimination. "He's a specialist. No matter the time and score, he's always willing to make and take those big shots". Read More

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2 long unbeaten records come to an end for Mourinho

Just two minutes later, striker Danny Welbeck ensured a vital three points for the Gunners with a thumping header to give Arsene Wenger his first competitive win over Jose Mourinho. Arsenal made the most of that let-off early in the second half and left United with a mountain to climb. Compared to the 3-0 caning Louis van Gaal's United received in the corresponding fixture last season - at a time when the Red Devils arrived as league leaders - this was an inconsequential defeat in ... Read More

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Win lifts Swansea out of bottom three after Hull lose

Win lifts Swansea out of bottom three after Hull lose

The Everton FC continues their relentless pursuit of Europa league qualification, when the side travels to the Liberty stadium , to take on the relegation fighting Swansea City AFC this Saturday. The post Llorente Sure Of Swansea Survival appeared first on 360Nobs.com. And the World Cup victor showed his aerial strength again when rising above Phil Jagielka to meet the excellent Jordan Ayew's far-post cross. Read More

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Can the Utah Jazz Rebound at Home in Game 3?

Can the Utah Jazz Rebound at Home in Game 3?

The Jazz were able to hang around to an extent but Chris Paul took over late and put the game away for good finishing with 21 points and 10 assists on the night. "But besides the first quarter, we played them pretty even". With Game 3 of the Western Conference series slated to take place on Friday evening in Utah, the Jazz will be without starting center Rudy Gobert for the second consecutive game. Read More

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Westbrook thunders on in tight win over Rockets

Westbrook thunders on in tight win over Rockets

While people were gushing about his historic performance, some point out the last seven minutes of the game when Westbrook tried to do too much. By the time it was over, his fourth-quarter numbers were ugly: 4-for-18 overall, including 1-for-7 from three-point range, for 15 points, as the Thunder watched the Rockets zoom past and claim victory, and likely the series . Read More

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Koeman critical of Everton, Bilic lauds Irons 'lions'

Koeman critical of Everton, Bilic lauds Irons 'lions'

Despite the lack of goals, the Hammers will view this as a good point, particularly as relegation rivals, AFC Bournemouth, Swansea City and Hull City all won, closing the gap between West Ham and the drop zone to seven points. "We know we will have competition from bigger clubs and it will be hard but the direction Everton is running in and what we did for this season and what we would like to do for the next is an interesting project", he told reporters. Read More

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NFL Schedule: 5 Notable Games For Los Angeles Rams

NFL Schedule: 5 Notable Games For Los Angeles Rams

The matchup against their division rival marks Oakland's first game in L.A. since December 24, 1994, when the Raiders played host to the Kansas City Chiefs and quarterback Joe Montana at the L.A. One week later, the Redskins travel to New Orleans to face the Saints on the 19th. The Rams head into the Week 13 matchup in search of their third-consecutive road win over Arizona. Read More

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Thunder Take Game Three In Thriller, Westbrook Triple Doubles Again

Thunder Take Game Three In Thriller, Westbrook Triple Doubles Again

The Rockets handled the Thunder en route to a double-digit Game 1 victory and managed to squeak out a nail-biter the following contest, despite a 51-point performance and triple-double courtesy of Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook . To his credit, Westbrook recognized that fact as he told reporters later on that he needs to trust his teammates more when he's being double-teamed and triple-teamed, especially on crunch time . Read More

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Dubnyk, Wild beat Blues 2-0 to avoid elimination

Dubnyk, Wild beat Blues 2-0 to avoid elimination

The 3-0 series lead also meant that all of the pressure was on Calgary , who needed to win just to keep their season alive for another trip to Anaheim. Even if Bernier isn't in net, John Gibson has still been playing better than Elliott. According to the NHL's media site, it is also the first sweep in the playoffs since Chicago swept Minnesota in the second round of the 2015 postseason. Read More

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Eli Manning insists he did nothing wrong in memorabilia suit

Eli Manning insists he did nothing wrong in memorabilia suit

Manning spoke at the onset of the Giants' organized team activities which began this week. "I will say I have never done what I've been accused of doing ", Manning said on Thursday . When Eli Manning walks into your office and he says 'these are my game-used items, ' then I'd like to think that I can believe that... "I've tried to handle everything with class and be a stand up citizen, and that's what I have done and that's being attacked right now". Read More

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4 draft-day scenarios that would drive Bears fans crazy

Another draft possibility is quarterback Mitch Trubisky of North Carolina. You be the judge whether the Jets are being a willing accomplice to drive down the price of a division rival's asset. "If we traded down this year", Brown said. "We feel really good about picking at one", he said, "and I'll leave it at that". "In particular last year, we felt like we needed to add a lot of young talent to the roster and so that really drove a lot of the decisions last year", Brown said. Read More

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Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in his prison cell

Baez called on authorities to "conduct a transparent and thorough investigation" and promised his own examination of the death. "Lifesaving techniques were attempted on Mr. Here is the full statement from the Department of Corrections. Hernandez had been housed in a single cell in a general population unit at the maximum-security state prison in Shirley. Read More

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Yanks beat White Sox for 8th in row

Yanks beat White Sox for 8th in row

WHITE SOX KEY TRENDS: The White Sox have won five of their last seven road games and are 5-2 in their last seven games overall after beating the Yankees last night. Judge's home run is the third-longest in Yankee Stadium history also behind a 462-foot home run by Matt Holliday, according to Statcast. Holland fell to 1-7 against the Yankees by allowing seven runs (six earned) and 10 hits in 4 2/3 innings. Read More

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'Facebook killer' Steve Stephens kills himself in Pennsylvania

Police say Steve Stephens, left, shot Robert Godwin Sr., right, on Sunday and posted video of the killing on Facebook. Speaking just a couple of hours before news emerged of his death, U.S. Mark Zuckerberg used his biggest press event of the year to briefly address an uproar over a murder video posted to Facebook. The shooter, Steve Stephens, 37, has been on the run for almost 48 hours after filming himself walking up to and shooting dead Robert Godwin, 74 in Cleveland, Ohio. Read More

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Palace holds Leicester, Man City runs over The Saints

But Allardyce's men struck back to earn a crucial point through Yohan Cabaye and Christian Benteke to claim what could yet prove a vital point. According to the Express , Leicester midfielder Wilfred Ndidi's impressive performances this season have led to links to Premier League clubs such as Manchester United, Arsenal and Southampton. Read More

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Banner day for runners making Boston Marathon debuts

Another notable race was in 2014. "American Jordan Hasay, making her debut at the distance, was third and Desi Linden was fourth - the first time since 1991 that two USA women have finished in the top four". "The wind is so important", Hug said. Four years after the bombings, Evans wants the public to know things are back to normal. Briggs then entered himself and Switzer - who registered as K.V. Read More

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Giants shut down by Ray, come up short vs D'backs

Starter Taijuan Walker snagged the ball, then fired home from his knees, but the throw was wide of catcher Jeff Mathis . "It's a scary moment, unsafe moment", manager Bruce Bochy said of the incident. It's a long season so for us to come here and start off on a good foot, it's a good sign". The 30-year-old was said to be feeling alright after getting hit in the helmet by a pitch Monday, but it wouldn't be a surprise if the Giants erred on the side of caution with him. Read More

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Rod Carew's new heart, kidney came from late NFL player Konrad Reuland

Rod Carew's new heart, kidney came from late NFL player Konrad Reuland

It roared just as it did when Konrad was a high school All-American and one of the nation's top 100 recruits as a tight end at Mission Viejo, a football powerhouse. "I picked him up from school and the first thing he said when he got in the vehicle was, 'Mom, I met Rod Carew today!" The Carew's were aware of Reuland's death through the news a couple days before and had wondered whether or not Rod received his heart. Read More

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Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he feels like Benjamin Button

The full-back was a surprise inclusion in the starting line-up and set up Henrikh Mkhitaryan's goal in what proved to be a routine win over the league's bottom club, who had Sebastian Larsson sent off in the first half. Injuries to Phil Jones and Chris Smalling leave Mourinho mean Shaw is likely to feature in a big week for United, with the trip to Anderlecht for Thursday's Europa League quarter final followed by Chelsea's arrival at Old Trafford on Sunday. Read More

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