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Predators shut out Jets, force Game 7

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But the veteran Predators had another idea. Staring down 50 Winnipeg shots, Rinne stopped all but four to guide Nashville to a series-tying victory. For whatever reason, we didn't have that tonight. "That's the type of player he is and from Game 1 of the playoffs, he has just dominated". The old Jets claimed three WHA titles in the 1970s, but the franchise was swept aside by Edmonton in its only two National Hockey League conference semifinal appearances - 1985 and 1987 - before ... Read More »

James floats as Cavs stun Raptors

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J.R. Smith added 15 points while George Hill added 12. After being benched during the fourth quarter in Game 3 , DeMar DeRozan was ejected for a flagrant foul in the third quarter of Game 4. "And the only way to get that feeling off you is to go back out there, help your teammates and get a win". "(LeBron's) laughing at them", said Le Batard. Read More »

Andres Iniesta's move to Chinese Super League in doubt

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The Catalan icon has said his goodbyes at the Nou Camp ahead of his exit this summer. Reports out of Spain say that Kobe, where ex-Arsenal and Bayern Munich forward Lukas Podolski is now playing, are prepared to offer Iniesta a three-year deal worth 25 million euros annually. Read More »

India decline to play Day-Night Test in Adelaide

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SACA chief Keith Bradshaw suggested India's batsmen would have been reluctant to face Australia's bowlers with the pink ball swinging under lights. But India, who are the world's top-ranked team, said they didn't want to play their first day-night Test during such a high-profile series. Read More »

Arsene Wenger: 'I have had more offers than I expected'

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The manager was then led onto the pitch after the game where he was handed the gold Invincibles trophy which the north London club were awarded for their 2003-04 title winning season where they went an entire season unbeaten. "He wasn't fit to wear the shirt for me tonight, and I have seen this a lot this season". 'It is a pity I missed yesterday's match with my again damage, ' Ozil tweeted. Read More »

CJ Anderson signs 1-year deal with Panthers

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Anderson will be joining second-year running back Christian McCaffrey in the Carolina backfield and will provide experience for a team that is loading up with young weapons for quarterback Cam Newton . At the end of the day, what you want to do best is play for championships, and I'm glad to be here to present that opportunity and try to do that". Fun fact: Anderson and the Broncos faced off against the Panthers in Super Bowl 50. Read More »

'The Other Cavaliers' take center stage in unaired 'SNL' skit

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Leading by three with just just 15 seconds left, Cavaliers forward Jeff Green missed his second free throw that would have likely put the game out of reach for the Raptors . James, who still had a triple-double in the game, was not dominant in Game 1. Then there's the shot itself, his second buzzer-beater of the playoffs. Read More »

Toronto Public Health opens measles vaccination clinic after confirmed case of measles

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It is important to remember that the measles virus can remain active in the air as well as surfaces for up to two hours, reflected above by including the two-hour period after the individual left each area. and 2:30 p.m. Measles is a highly contagious disease spread through coughing, sneezing, or contact with mucus or saliva from an infected person, the Department of Health said . Read More »

Mohamed Salah criticised by Jurgen Klopp for diving against Chelsea

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Olivier Giroud's first-half header was enough to beat a Liverpool side who looked lethargic after their midweek Champions League exertions. It was Moses' fourth assist in 27 league appearances for the Blues this season. For me this group of players has a special quality, not only on the pitch but off the pitch, follow this team and support them next season because they deserve it. Read More »

Jose Mourinho approves Anthony Martial move to Juventus

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For Martial it's usually seen as a permanent deal, and that's the case again. "After making six changes to his side before the FA Cup final against Chelsea he said ", It was not good enough, the players who replaced others did not perform at a good level and, when individuals do that, it is hard for the team to play well". Read More »

Mark Williams strips off after beating Higgins in World Snooker Championship final

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I had to wear the towel on the orders of Barry Hearn otherwise I would just have walked in, just crying. He was 15-10 up, three frames away from the title, after Monday's afternoon session having started the day 10-7 in front. Having then lost eight of the previous nine frames, the world No 7 could have crumbled but instead he grittily made contributions of 41 and 33 to move back ahead at 16-15 before nervelessly edging within one of victory thanks to a break of 100. Read More »

3 teams who should consider signing Coby Fleener

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The Saints are moving on from tight end Coby Fleener , according to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe . The Saints could designate him as a post June 1 cut and spread out that $8.2 million cap hit over two seasons. The New Orleans Saints had just five slots to add undrafted rookies after the draft, but the team made five moves today to create extra roster space. Read More »

Day hits spectacular shot en route to Quail Hollow triumph

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It landed some 40 feet short of the pin and finally clattered against the bottom of the flagstick on the fifth bounce. Day, 30, rolled in a birdie on the 16and then, just to make sure, nearly made a hole-in-one on the 17. Playing in the last group with Day, he looked more like the guy who won five times from 2007 to 2012, and made a giant leap up the FedExCup standings, climbing 68 spots to No. Read More »

Philadelphia 76ers: 3 takeaways from Game 3 vs. Celtics

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The name of that school is Butler and no it's not a domestic institution that teaches you to serve dinner and clean the living room. As for his thoughts on the game-winning layup in overtime? "The fact is the Boston Celtics do expose some of our weaknesses". Read More »

Barca hold Madrid to remain unbeaten

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It was one of a number of questionable decisions from referee Alejandro Jose Hernandez Hernandez, as both teams departed wondering what might have been. Ronaldo equalled Alfredo di Stefano's record of 18 goals as the all-time leading Madrid scorer in the clasico . Messi's goal likely shouldn't have stood as Suarez was too aggressive in winning the ball from Varane, but the French defender didn't have the strongest footing and could have done better. Read More »

Pistons fire Van Gundy

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UPDATE (2:30 p.m. ET): Stan Van Gundy will not return next season as the Detroit Pistons' head coach and president of basketball operations, the team confirmed Monday afternoon. He selected Stanley Johnson eighth overall in 2015, bypassing Devin Booker, who went 13 to Phoenix and has become a star. This past season, Kennard shot over 40 percent from 3-point range, but he was taken one spot ahead of Donovan Mitchell in last year's draft. Read More »

Dancing graduates yanked off stage; Univ. of Florida apologizes

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As the videos spread online, commenters have said the man's actions were unfair to the students and an unnecessary use of force. "It's kind of embarrassing, kind of degrading". A college official was seen rushing in and aggressively hauling one student away in front of 10,000 spectators as he celebrated the achievement of his diploma with a dance. Read More »

Boston Red Sox vs. Texas Rangers, 5-4-2018 - Expert Prediction

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Encarnacion's big day included a congratulatory phone call from another Dominican slugger. It was Benintendi's fourth game with multiple extra-base hits this season, putting him halfway to his 2017 total of eight. "I'm exhausted of going out there and getting my butt kicked", said Duffy, who is winless in his career against the Red Sox . Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant homered for the Cubs, who finished with four hits in their eighth consecutive game with three or fewer runs. Read More »

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

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The action escalates an already tense situation between the players and the league over the controversial anthem protests that have upended the league. "Our union supports Eric and we are considering other legal options to pursue", a spokesman said in a statement last week. "They did these selfless acts because they wanted to shine light on inequity and oppression". Read More »

Can Daniel Sprong help Penguins in do-or-die game?

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Can Washington win tonight as a big underdog when it takes on host Pittsburgh in Game 6? The Penguins defeated the Capitals 3-2. We all know that the Penguins won't roll over over, and this series may very well come back to Washington. Read More »

Cubs Game Notes For Friday @ St. Louis

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All three of the runs were unearned after an error by Cubs shortstop Javier Baez , his eighth error of the season and third in his last five games. The veteran right-hander has only allowed one run over his last two starts, and he features a 2.83 ERA and a 1.47 WHIP in 28.2 innings of work. Bettors can also wager on the game's spread with the most recent runline odds coming in at Cubs +1.5 runs (-175) and Cardinals +-1.5 runs (+155). Read More »

Zidane optimistic about Ronaldo injury

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Ronaldo was substituted in the second half, as Marco Asensio was brought on at half-time for him by Zinedine Zidane . Zidane's decision to bring Marco Asensio for the five-time Ballon d'Or victor raised eyebrows and concern over his fitness with the upcoming UEFA Champions League final against Liverpool and the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Read More »

Justify breaks 'curse of Apollo' to claim Kentucky Derby

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Justify , with the best odds, and Magnum Moon, closing with 13-1, had been the only candidates in the field eligible to break the 136-year-old curse. He owned a stake in Justify , the victor of the 144th running of the race, and third-place finisher Audible through a Kentucky racing syndicate called Starlight, the American Lawyer reported . Read More »

Raazi: Meghna Gulzar reveals the reason for signing Alia Bhatt as Sehmat

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Vicky Kaushal plays the role of the Pakistani officer to whom Sehmat ( Alia Bhatt ) is married off. While the first song , Ae Watan serves to instil a new fervour of patriotism in you, Dilbaro gives a new bidaai song to every-bride-to-be, the Raazi title track will definitely serve to give you all the Monday motivation that you need. Read More »

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu fuels Antoine Griezmann speculation

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Griezmann's future at Atletico Madrid has been a constant source of speculation in recent seasons, and he was heavily linked with Manchester United last summer before he opted to stay at the Spanish side. He could form a new trident with Leo Messi and Luis Suarez . Barcelona , meanwhile, have dominate domestically in Spain winning La Liga and the Copa del Rey. Read More »

Aditi Ashok Moves into Clubhouse Lead Sunday Morning

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However, her score was adjusted after play with a one-stroke penalty. India's Aditi Ashok shared the lead and gave herself a great chance of grabbing a breakthrough win after the Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic was reduced to 36 holes because of inclement weather. Read More »

Zidane says Real won't give guard of honour to Barca after snub

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But replays showed that the Brazilian rather chose a theatrical reaction and fell to the ground quite dramatically. So which players impressed most for Barca? "I am not sure about the red card for Sergi Roberto, he might have raised his hand but I do not think it was worthy of a red, maybe because I know him". Read More »

David Moyes wants consistency from West Ham after Leicester win

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A first victory in three games has all but assured David Moyes' men of their Premiership status. The task he has undertaken should shoulder much of the blame for these results though. His cause was not helped on Saturday by the absence of nine players through injury and suspension but Leicester's performance, on a hot afternoon, was lukewarm at best. Read More »

Harvick takes AAA 400 Drive for Autism in Dover

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Kevin Harvick, who won the first two stages, is second and Joey Logano is third. Rounding out the top five were Martin Truex Jr . and the third SHR driver, Kurt Busch . "We had a really good vehicle all weekend long, and I would say speed-wise, sheer speed-wise, Kevin was a little bit better", he added. "I was able to run really fast by myself but when I got to them I couldn't do anything with them". Read More »

Juventus on brink of Serie A title as Napoli draw with Torino

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With Juventus 3-1 win against Bologna on Saturday, they are now six points clear with and need just a point in their remaining two matches. The two sides have the same head-to-head record - which is the next deciding factor after points - but Juventus has a significantly better goal difference. Read More »

Thomas the hero as Victory win A-League grand final

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The video review system checked the goal, but it was allowed to stand, adding more controversy to the VAR which has been a talking point throughout the season. However, the game was to end in ugly scenes after one of the most terrible challenges you could imagine resulted in a bit of a fracas between the players. Read More »

Desmond Helps Rockies Win 5th In Row, Beat Mets 3-2

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Gerardo Parra had two hits and drew a bases-loaded walk for the Rockies, who also received two hits from David Dahl . The Mets haven't endured a winless homestand of at least six games since September 7-12, 2012, when they went 0-6 against the Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals. Read More »

Liverpool agree £63m Fekir deal

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Klopp also responded jokingly to claims Liverpool were interested in Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele . While the Reds were in Premier League action against Chelsea on Sunday, reports in France emerged suggesting that a deal had been done for Fekir. Read More »

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: 'Alvaro Morata could return for Huddersfield game'

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Chelsea had the best chances of the second half too. Should Liverpool finish fifth, it would heap extra pressure on Klopp's side to beat Real Madrid in the Champions League final. The Chelsea playmaker just edges out Antonio Rudiger, who kept Mo Salah quiet all game. Internal problems between the ownership and Conte, which have included transfers and poot results, have made Chelsea's season look miserable. Read More »

Terps Selected as Top Seed in NCAA Tournament

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Virginia has won five NCAA titles. Williams scored three more times during the decisive run-netting three consecutive goals in the fourth quarter to push the lead to 13-8-and Thomas Guida also had two second-half scores. The victor of Notre Dame's first-round contest against Denver will take on the victor of the first-round tilt between No. 2 seed Albany and Richmond in the quarterfinals May 19 in Hempstead, New York. Read More »

Larson has Dover pole

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Larson also stopped at the same time but had an uncontrolled tire penalty, which left him three laps down after he served his penalty. It was the first time a Ford has reached victory lane at Dover since Matt Kenseth's auto did it in May 2011. Read More »

Zidane downplays poor officiating against in the El-Clasico

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Cristiano Ronaldo was withdrawn against Barcelona on Sunday after suffering an ankle injury, just two and a half weeks before the Champions League final . "As coaches, the league is the competition that shows how well you have performed throughout the whole year, the best team over the season wins [the title]", he said. Read More »

Greatest Moments of Jason Witten's Football Career

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A surefire first-ballot Hall of Famer, Witten reached some incredible milestones both on and off the field during his football career with the Dallas Cowboys and the University of Tennessee. "He was losing weight, and they didn't want him to play because of that - he kept losing weight", Ellis said. "Other players may have been more talented, but I assure you, nobody was going to outwork me". Read More »

Higgins stays in touch after Williams' flying start

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Leading the four-time World champions 4-0 at the mid-session interval, Williams looked remarkably calm in establishing a firm lead. Higgins, 42, and 43-year-old Williams have the highest combined age of any pair of finalists during the 41 years the tournament has been held at the Crucible, while the victor will be the oldest world champion since Ray Reardon in 1978. Read More »

Jets centre Lowry says Marchand's licking 'extremely disrespectful'

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The game moves at an incredible pace and it can be as unsafe for them as it is for the players. The Bruins believed Tampa Bay F Nikita Kucherov hauled down Boston D Charlie McAvoy . In the middle of a Stanley Cup playoff game. Krug, who had a superb regular season with 14 goals and 45 assists, is having tests to determine how severe the injury is. Read More »

Taylor Swift surprises super fan in hospital

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Swift stopped by the Maricopa Integrated Health System burn center in Phoenix to visit Isabella as she continues to undergo treatment. Swift stayed for about 20 minutes. (Swift will be joined on the road by none other than Charli XCX and Camila Cabello.) "I can not wait for you to come to my concert", she reportedly told McCune. Read More »

Crutchlow sets track record at Jerez to take Spanish GP pole

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With a full house the race starts with Lorenzo taking the lead and poleman Crutchlow slipping back to fourth. The Honda rider was in a race of his own for the last eight laps after the Ducati pairing of Andrea Dovizioso , the previous championship leader, and Jorge Lorenzo collided with Honda's Dani Pedrosa while fighting for second place. Read More »

MLB Player Needs Emergency Surgery After Getting Hit In Groin

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Per Joe Trezza of MLB.com , the team is calling it a "pelvic injury with traumatic hematoma". The organization elected to let him play every day in triple-A Memphis, rather than advance him to St. Cardinals manager Mike Matheny, a former catcher, spoke about Molina's injury after the game. "It was hard to see". The eight-time Gold Glover is hitting.272/.292/.456 with six home runs and 17 RBI so far this season, so his presence will clearly be missed in all facets. Read More »

Smith should return to captaincy: Taylor

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Cameron Bancroft , who was issued with a nine-month suspension, had his following the incident, while Smith and Warner, worth $1.9 million each. Darren Lehmann , the former Australia coach, keeps in touch with and worries about the trio of players banned for ball tampering. Read More »

Rohan Dennis takes the lead as Elia Viviani wins stage two

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Elia Viviani , who won the second stage of the race the next day, cycling from Haifa to Tel Aviv in less than four hours, said he was pleasantly surprised by the crowds. Critics such as Amnesty International have accused Israel of trying to "sports-wash" its reputation by holding the Giro d'Italia. "We made contact but I went through", he said. Read More »

5 facts about Barcelona and Madrid clash

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Ahead of today's clash, Barca have been demanding a guard of honour after winning the LaLiga title. "I am not the one to decide that I do not want to do the pasillo, they did not do it, we respect it; we will not do it because they did not do it". Read More »

If Eden Hazard Leaves, Chelsea Considering Anthony Martial as Replacement

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The Brazilian is due to turn 30 at the beginning of August and the club may consider a deal to move him on in return for a younger, promising talent in the form of Martial. "Why always Lukaku? Why always Lukaku?" The Daily Mail claim that Arsenal and Tottenham are among the clubs showing a keen interest in signing Martial and are ready to do-battle over his signature this summer while Chelsea are also thought to be keeping an eye on his situation. Read More »

Manchester City vs Huddersfield Town, Premier League

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Huddersfield Town will hope that Manchester City have gone into holiday mode since a full strength Manchester City will be impossible to beat. "We are going to try and win the game for him", Guardiola said during his pre-match conference ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash with Huddersfield. Read More »