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Orioles LHP Miley hit by 2 consecutive liners, leaves game

Bundy left with a 6-3 lead, and the bullpen made it stand up - barely. These two combined for 21 hits on Friday, but produced just six runs. "You don't feel as much pressure". "I have to avoid the long ball", Covey said. Those expecting Chris Beck to throw multiple shutout innings could have successfully first-guessed Renteria for his letting Covey start the fifth.

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Rashid rampant as England leave sorry Ireland in a spin

If that was a statement that they now regard Rashid as their No1 spinner in one-day cricket, then they were repaid handsomely as the leggie's variations put the visitors in a spin. Stuart Thompson was next to go, bowled by a handsome Rashid googly. Morgan and Billings had returned from their stints in the Indian Premier League but all-rounders Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes, as well as regular England ODI keeper Jos Buttler had remained with their franchises in the lucrative Twenty20 ...

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Isaiah Thomas Loses Tooth After a Nasty Elbow To The Face

Isaiah Thomas scored a career playoff high 53 points , nine of them in a game-closing 15-2 over-time run that powered the Boston Celtics over Washington 129-119 in a second-round National Basketball Association playoff game Tuesday . Jae Crowder added 24 points for Celtics while centre Al Horford had 21 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds and Avery Bradley netted 18 points.

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Can the Bruins take Game 6 from the Senators? NHL Predictions 4/23/17

Clarke MacArthur spent nearly two full seasons recovering from a concussion, wondering if he would ever be able to return to the Senators . "But at the same time, very proud of everyone", Patrice Bergeron said. "We battled hard", Rask said. The Senators benefited from a couple of no-goal calls to get through overtime. "It was a hard-fought series and just didn't go our way".

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Klitschko fight 'too soon' for Joshua

Whilst the build-up to the April 29 fight has been largely cordial, the 27-year-old his extremely confident of his chances against a man 14 years his senior. "The build-up to the fight is different to anything else I have had". "I think it's more of a point that Britain's always overlooked". "I see on social platforms and social media that he's working out and he's a disciplined fighter, a likeable guy".

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Penguins star Crosby leaves following hit to head

His leg also bent awkwardly during the collision. Niskanen received a five minute major and a game misconduct for the controversial cross check at 5:24 of the first period. Crosby did not return to the game and the team declined to provide any update afterwards. From there, the next goalie who cracked would be the loser in a game of few goaltending mistakes.

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Mitchell Trubisky's bar is set at Rex Grossman, not Jay Cutler

Chicago traded for Cutler before the 2009 season, but he didn't start his career with the Bears, a team not known for drafting quarterbacks in the first round. Until he's ready to be the guy - and eventually, the price the Bears paid means Trubisky will be the guy - Glennon can run the show. And now it's reasonable to wonder whether Fox will be in that future, if he wasn't involved in the decision to draft Trubisky at all.

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Browns admit they might not keep Caleb Brantley

Brantley was arrested and charged according to court records with a misdemeanor count of simple battery on April 21, 2017 following an incident with a woman on April 13 in which he is accused of hitting her with a closed fist, knocking her unconscious and dislodging a tooth.

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Nationals reinstate RHP Strasburg from paternity list

Mets pinch-hitter Kevin Plawecki, batting for deGrom, drove in a run with a bases-loaded single in the eighth off reliever Jacob Turner for a 6-3 lead. He is unbeaten in four starts and has gone at least seven innings in each game. John Jaso homered and drove in two runs, Jordy Mercer knocked in a run, and Gregory Polanco had two doubles for the Pirates , who have won three straight.

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Arsenal and Chelsea transfer blow: Bayern Munich complete signing of £17m star

I want to win as many titles as possible with Bayern in the future", Thiago Alcantara said. "Kingsley is a promising player with great potential". The Bundesliga champions only had three days left until the option to keep Coman expired.

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JuJu Smith-Schuster: JuJu Smith-Schuster goes to Steelers at 62

But just about any National Football League player or coach will tell you that availability is often more important than ability, and Bryant has obviously not been available much because of suspensions. Injuries to Markus Wheaton and Sammie Coates and a Martavis Bryant's year-long suspension force the Steelers to rely on small, undersized receivers like Eli Rogers and Demarcus Ayers.

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Shoe companies pass on endorsement deal with ex-UCLA PG Ball

He also has Lonzo's first shoe prototype ready to present. We take a look at some of Ball's college stats, including his surprisingly low free throw percentage. It's bold to compare yourself to Uber, when the Big Baller Brand is just getting started, and the three major players in the industry have all turned you down.

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NFL Draft: The 411 On The First Round Picks

Two of the Cleveland Browns' newest players are already in town settling in to their new digs. The Kansas City Chiefs leapt up from 27th to land Mahomes, giving up their first-round selection for next year to the Buffalo Bills as part of the deal, while the Houston Texans did likewise to trade up from 25th to grab Watson, with Cleveland the benefactors of their 2018 first rounder.

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Allardyce wants relegation talk put to bed against Burnley

Tottenham struggled to break down Palace's solid defensive unit on Wednesday but a late moment of magic from Christian Eriksen earned his side the victory to put them within four points of league leaders Chelsea. "It's important to win because we know what it means to beat Arsenal in the derby, but our aim is to win the title, not to be above Arsenal ". "When we are playing we are not thinking about what happened with Chelsea or what will happen in the future", he said.

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Washington Redskins use 17th pick to take DE Jonathan Allen of Alabama

It doesn't seem real". He said he had a group of about 40 family and friends on hand with him in Philly. "I kind of blacked out". He was as surprised as Allen. "I don't see anything negative (with them) coming from Alabama, only positive", Gruden said. There are a few more needs the Washington Redskins have such as offensive Line, linebacker, and cornerback.

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Bayern's Ancelotti turns to title with double dreams dashed

The game lived up to its billing with both teams playing an attacking game and Dortmund avenging last year's Cup final defeat to Bayern. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang should've given Dortmund the lead in the fourth minute, but Franck Ribery and Arturo could've done the same for Bayern only minutes later.

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Wayne Rooney coy on Manchester United exit talk

Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba. Both are out injured for the Manchester derby. But victory on Thursday would help to shut off City's only path to Europe's top club competition. "He's one of the best holding midfielders I've ever seen in my life, by far", Guardiola said. Manchester United defender Eric Bailly has revealed that Jose Mourinho convinced him to snub Manchester City for the red half of town.

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New York Giants: First Round Possibilities

They could use an upgrade on the offensive line and an impact linebacker. Since he took the position in 2007, he's never once traded up in the first round. His selections for the Giants not only hit value but fill needs as well. The Giants would like to add a running back in the draft. For a team with a history of great offensive linemen, Chris Samuels remains one of the finest to ever put on the burgundy and gold.

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Red Sox And Yankees Postponed

Hall of Famer Yogi Berra is the only other to do it, on May 12, 1947. The teams will play Wednesday and Thursday before the Chicago Cubs come in for a three-game set. He didn't lose consecutive starts last season ( see full recap ). Kelly got out of the inning with a ground out and came back out for a scoreless eighth inning in which he was consistently hitting triple digits.

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Aaron Hernandez Spent A 'Great Deal Of Time' With Alleged Prison Boyfriend

Her attorney, George J. Leontire, filed an affidavit this week in Bristol Probate and Family Court. Hernandez's lawyers formally requested to dismiss his first-degree murder conviction Tuesday. Baez even went on to say Kennedy and his lawyers are partly responsible for spreading the rumors of a gay lover. One was addressed to his fiancée Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, the second to their four-year-old daughter Avielle and the third to Kennedy who has since been released from suicide watch.

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Rondo ruled out of Celtics clash

ESPN reports that Rondo held a workout Tuesday night to see if he would be ready to get back on the court. I can show you better than I can tell you. PRESSURE IS ON: Markieff Morris. He scored 13 points playing 34 minutes in Game 4. Things remained relatively close all the way through the third quarter, but in the fourth Isaiah Thomas took over like he always does.

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Russian heptathlete stripped of Beijing 2008 bronze

Sotherton, Christine Ohuruogu, Marilyn Okoro and Nicola Sanders had originally finished fifth but both Russian Federation and Belarus were disqualified a year ago during the reanalysis of frozen urine and blood samples by the International Olympic Committee.

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Red Sox 2B Pedroia still out with sore left knee

Barnes was ejected Sunday after sailing a pitch past Machado's helmet at Baltimore. In the Red Sox locker room after the game, Pedroia did not parse words while saying he in no way agreed with what Barnes had done. Dozens of players, however, have had their careers derailed by being hit in the head by a pitch. Twins general manager Thad Levine said the organization will support Sano's decision to appeal "by providing video and some commentary around the situation that Major League ...

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Celtics fall to Bulls in emotional game

Thomas nearly lifted the Eastern Conference top seeds to victory with two late baskets in their best-of-seven first-round series opener against the Bulls, but the visitors survived to draw first blood, 106-102. But Thomas led the team out of the tunnel when Boston took the floor for pregame warmups. The Bulls answered several runs by the Celtics in the second half when they had closed to within single-digit deficits.

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Major league roundup: Yankees win, 7-4, for 8th straight victory

Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez prepares to throw during the eighth inning of the team's baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium, Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in New York . That seems a little. light. According to MLB's Director of Baseball Research and Development, Daren Willman, the ball had an exit velocity of 116 miles per hour with a thirty-degree launch angle that settled halfway up into the left-field bleachers in Yankee Stadium.

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Patriots unlikely to trade Butler

The New England Patriots appear unlikely to trade cornerback Malcolm Butler this offseason. While that price is likely still in the negotiation phase, it would be interesting to see him take that kind of contract after averaging $14 million over the last three seasons in Minnesota.

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Ramsey wants trophy for Wenger

Laurent Koscielny believes Arsenal's defensive rethink can help drive Arsene Wenger's side to a top-four finish in the Premier League. Bellerin has been a regular in the Arsenal side for much of this season but struggled to regain his best form after returning from an ankle injury during the autumn.

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Memphis beat Spurs in OT, Warriors beat Portland again

Conley also had eight assists and nine rebounds. Then Kawhi took off his invisibility cloak and gobbled a Mike Conley pass out of nowhere. The two traded blows all night, almost matching each other shot for shot until the final buzzer. When teams lock in on Kawhi Leonard with double teams and veteran players like Ginobili (scoreless for the series ) and Parker become stagnant, Green provides the spark and scoring to carry the load.

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Tiger Woods to design new golf course in southwest Missouri

Morris did make one deal with Woods. Woods didn't say when he expects to be back. Woods and Morris have had a relationship since shortly after Woods won the 1997 Masters, when the 21-year-old used some of his winnings to invest in a Bass Tracker boat from Bass Pro Shops.

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Seahawks schedule should leave 12s encouraged with how it lays out

The dates and times for Green Bay's preseason games have also been finalized. The season opener at Green Bay marks the third straight year the Seahawks and Packers have met in the regular season at Lambeau Field. Two of those contests (Detroit, Seattle) will be at Lambeau Field, while four (Atlanta, Dallas, Detroit, Pittsburgh) will come on the road. McCarthy's team had enough injuries to benefit from the bye in Week 4 last year, but without a bye later in the year it forced him ...

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Slaven Bilic: "Never say never" to John Terry at West Ham

Chelsea confirmed on their official website at the start of this week that the 36-year-old would leave the club when his contract expires in June. "There was a lot of talk and speculation that it could be his past year but we didn't know for sure".

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Serena Williams confirms she is expecting her first child

Serena , 35, will take maternity leave for the rest of the 2017 tennis season and will return for competition in 2018, her reps confirmed to Reuters and Press Association Sport. Meanwhile Petra Kvitova, a two-time Wimbledon champion will be eager to return from injuries sustained at her home in December. For Williams , who earns almost $29 million in salary and sponsorship earnings, becoming pregnant makes her even more appealing to corporate sponsors, industry executives told Reuters .

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Mourinho revels in Man Utd's Chelsea ambush

It was a sweet moment for United manager Jose Mourinho, who had suffered a 4-0 thrashing against Chelsea in October on his first return to the club since being sacked last season. "It is still possible to finish in the top four and we have to fight for it", he said . "It means the coach was not able to transfer the right concentration, desire, ambition to win this game".

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Keane: Rooney's time at Man United coming to an end

Scott Arfield remains a doubt with a hamstring injury but Johann Berg Gudmundsson is fit after a knee injury. Burnley won their first ever home Premier League match which was against Manchester United in August 2009. Without a point on the road and entering the Theatre of Dreams against the most decorated side in Premier League history, nobody gave Burnley a chance.

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Stoke game a 'must-win' for Swansea in relegation fight

A run of five wins from the first eight games saw the former Bayern Munich number two named the Premier League's manager of the month for January, but one point from the last six matches has put Swansea in real relegation danger again. "I hope the players respond, they have not responded well over the last six games when pressure has been there but we have to perform to alleviate it", Clement added.

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Westbrook breaks Robertson's record for triple-doubles

The deep three was Stephen-Curry-esque, similar to Curry's MVP-sealing 40-foot game-winning three-pointer last season against Westbrook's Thunder . Though Denver's story ends before a stunned Pepsi Center, this night, this moment, belongs to Russell Westbrook . But now Westbrook holds the season record.

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Phaneuf scores in OT as Senators tie series against Bruins

It was the Senators' turn to play fast and loose with the lead after taking the Bruins to school and leading by three goals before four minutes had elapsed in the second period. Ottawa goaltender Craig Anderson made a great glove save off a tough shot by Kevan Miller . Robbie Ross Jr. got two outs with the bases loaded in the 7th and the Sox leading 4-2, thanks to a two-run single by Andrew Benintendi before handing the ball over to rookie Ben Taylor, who gave up a run scoring single to ...

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Arturo Vidal blasts referee following Real Madrid loss

The Germans had led as Robert Lewandowski confidently drilled in a penalty, with Los Blancos struggling to find form. But Madrid came back in this tie quickly thanks to Ronaldo. The holders will be in Friday's semi-final draw for a record seventh consecutive year. We're on a positive run. The team's manager, Carlo Ancelotti said after the game, "We're not happy".

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Crosby, Penguins edge Blue Jackets 4-1 for 2-0 series lead

Game 3 is Monday in Calgary. Frustration began to creep into the Minnesota Wild's play during a 2-1 loss to St. Louis at home in Game 2, on the heels of a 2-1 defeat in overtime in Game 1, when they outshot the Blues 52-26. The Rangers managed just 21 shots on goal in Game 3 and had 21 giveaways, including 10 in the first period. "(Fleury) makes a big save in overtime that probably changed the game".

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F1 Raceweek: Ferrari hoping for more success in the desert

Lewis Hamilton may have taken the spoils in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix but Sebastian Vettel's second-place finish provided clear evidence that Ferrari appear more than capable of taking the fight to the Briton's Mercedes team. And even when you lose it's the same thing. "That is why we are doing so much now, working so hard". Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene said "we proved [in China] that we have a strong auto".