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And since we've got the NBA Draft on our minds, why not make it the topic of discussion for this week's Trivia Tuesday? Due to a trade with the Boston Celtics a year ago to move up two spots in the draft in order to land Markelle Fultz at No.
  • National Hockey League playoffs 2018: Golden Knights vs. Jets preview and prediction

    National Hockey League playoffs 2018: Golden Knights vs. Jets preview and prediction

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    Instead of one night in a fancy ball gown and magicked-up pumpkin carriage, the Golden Knights have carried their success throughout the regular season and into the playoffs, staving off the stroke of midnight with every victory. He and his girlfriend booked airline tickets right before the third period of Thursday night's game against the Nashville Predators. Not only that, but the Jets chased the favorite for the Vezina Trophy, Pekke Rinne, three times in the series, including in the ...
  • Philadelphia 76ers: 3 final thoughts on playoff series loss to Celtics

    Philadelphia 76ers: 3 final thoughts on playoff series loss to Celtics

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    Game 5 against the Boston Celtics Wednesday did not go as they wanted. The Sixers' playoff exit is surely stinging, especially to an equally green Celtics team, but it doesn't appear as if Philly is going anywhere anytime soon. "I'm excited to learn from this stuff, because I felt like we had a pretty good chance", the big man continued, "but you've just gotta learn from it and we're gonna be fine".
  • Sevilla Defeat Real Madrid in La Liga Upset; Sergio Ramos Scores Brace

    Sevilla Defeat Real Madrid in La Liga Upset; Sergio Ramos Scores Brace

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    It is a pity as these are the players who play less, but we can not reproach them, they almost turned it around at the end with the two goals. We play a lot of games and all of the players have to rest. They did all they could, in the second half they scored two goals. In the standing table of La Liga, Real Madrid is at the third place with 72 points and the team Sevilla FC is at the eighth place with 51 points.
  • Guardiola pays tribute to 'beloved' Yaya Toure ahead of final home game

    Guardiola pays tribute to 'beloved' Yaya Toure ahead of final home game

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    Toure, 34, is leaving City this summer after an outstanding eight years at the club, a period in which he was won three Premier League titles and four domestic cups. "They are friends of mine-Ferran, Txiki, Khaldoon-and we have time to talk fluently about what is best for the club and us". "We will give him what he deserves, one of the most handsome farewells a player can receive", City manager Pep Guardiola wrote in the match programme.
  • Warriors Open as Series Favorites over Rockets

    Warriors Open as Series Favorites over Rockets

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    Houston struggled in Games 2, 3 and 4 from the perimeter against the Jazz but was hot in Games 1 and 5: if the Rockets' shooting from those two games show up, the Warriors could have their hands full. At the close of last year's Finals, Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey was famously quoted as saying he'd have to "up his risk profile" if his team was to compete with Golden State.
  • Caps end Penguins' hex, win series in OT

    Caps end Penguins' hex, win series in OT

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    That type of confidence was needed for Washington to overcome their struggles against Pittsburgh in the past. The Washington Capitals won 2-1 to advance the next round. But we can't make it bigger than a game". If we're able to do that, then when it's all said and done you're reflecting on the season and you'll think about what you were able to accomplish and the magnitude of the situation.
  • New York Yankees & Boston Red Sox to play each other in London

    New York Yankees & Boston Red Sox to play each other in London

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    The games between the Yankees and Red Sox in London next season will mark the first Major League Baseball regular-season contests to ever be played in Europe. There were significant challenges that had to be overcome. "They've been fighting it out for over a hundred years", Henry said about the Red Sox and the Yankees.
  • Saints' Mark Ingram Suspended For Violating PED Policy

    Saints' Mark Ingram Suspended For Violating PED Policy

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    Kamara rushed for 728 yards and eight touchdowns, averaging 6.1 yards per carry, and also amassed 81 receptions for five more scores in his rookie campaign. Ingram, 28, was the Saints' first-round pick (28th overall) in the 2011 NFL draft out of Alabama, where he won the Heisman Trophy in 2009 and helped the Crimson Tide win the national championship.
  • Rodney Hood refused to play in garbage time, won't be disciplined

    Rodney Hood refused to play in garbage time, won't be disciplined

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    Rodney Hood refused to go into the game during the fourth quarter Monday, multiple sources told The Athletic , angering a number of teammates and those within the organization. He has averaged just 4.6 points and shot less than 40 percent from the field, missing his last 10 3-point attempts. It was the first time since joining the Cavs that Hood was clearly out of the rotation - and rightfully so.
  • Hue Jackson's vow aside, Baker Mayfield competing for starting job

    Hue Jackson's vow aside, Baker Mayfield competing for starting job

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    Taylor is 22-20 as a starter, all in the past three seasons with the Bills , and he led Buffalo to the playoffs last season. "When he walked into a room, you knew he was there". "Trust your eyes", was the mantra that Dorsey followed when evaluating all of the top QB's, and his eyes clearly told him that Mayfield was their guy.
  • Woman bets $18 on Kentucky Derby, wins $1.2 million

    Woman bets $18 on Kentucky Derby, wins $1.2 million

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    The next challenger up was Good Magic who ranged up on the outside of Justify but was never able to catch him. Bravazo, who finished sixth in the Kentucky Derby , probably will run in the Preakness for trainer D. "When we won his second race we were in Pharoah territory". "I want him back in NY and that gives me time to decide what's next", Brown said. He'll run in the Preakness and after that, we'll see.
  • Tottenham to miss out on Anthony Martial because of Chelsea swap deal

    Tottenham to miss out on Anthony Martial because of Chelsea swap deal

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    Bailly also failed to attend United's end of season awards dinner on Tuesday night and while the club said his absence was down to a dental problem, it's still heightened rumours of a bust-up with Mourinho. I'm sorry but at the moment I can not say anything else about it. Bought by Louis van Gaal in 2015 for a fee believed to be around £55 million, Martial quickly hit his stride at Old Trafford scoring and creating some handsome goals in his debut season.
  • Semi-final elation for Real Madrid and Liverpool [GALLERY]

    Semi-final elation for Real Madrid and Liverpool [GALLERY]

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    Manchester City and Rome have proven what happens to teams that lack intensity during certain match-phases and, in a final, there is even less time to recover. "Words can't describe how disappointed I am for being knocked out", he wrote on Instagram . "Then we gifted a goal and in the end you can not let that happen twice in a semi-final like this", said Bayern forward Thomas Mueller.
  • Starting XI: Chelsea v Liverpool

    Starting XI: Chelsea v Liverpool

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    Giroud has been keeping Alvaro Morata out of the starting line-up at Chelsea FC in recent weeks and he headed the home side into the lead against Liverpool FC on Sunday when he headed home Victor Moses' cross in the 32nd minute at Stamford Bridge.
  • Justin Thomas can join rare company with Jack Nicklaus this week

    Justin Thomas can join rare company with Jack Nicklaus this week

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    He finished T28 at the WGC-Bridgestone, then made the cut in his first appearance at Quail Hollow as he finished T61 at the PGA Championship. Much has been made about the big European nights being back at Anfield, but Klopp's men have been every bit as good on the road, scoring 18 times in five games, and Salah and Roberto Firmino could prove too much for the Roma rearguard again.