• Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury
Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

On Wednesday, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue made an interesting, and somewhat head scratching, remark when asked about defending the Boston Celtics' offense without Isiah Thomas. It's a blowout I thought needed to happen. We knew were this was going. A blown lead will result in a Cleveland win, and rob the Celtics of a chanc...

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  • Celebration Change For Better In NFL
Celebration Change For Better In NFL

National Football League owners cut the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 minutes during the regular season, but also gave players plenty of leeway to celebrate after a touchdown. According to NFL Research , 22 of the league's 83 overtime periods over the past five years have lasted at least 10 minutes. The NFL's goal is to make celebration p...

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  • Malaga vs. Real Madrid live stream
Malaga vs. Real Madrid live stream

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo scores the opening goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Malaga and Real Madrid in Malaga , Spain, Sunday, May 21, 2017 . Zinedine Zidane revelled in Real Madrid's "incredible" title triumph as "the Spanish League is the most handsome for me". Earlier this month, Donetsk also claimed their 10...

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  • Dixon takes 3rd Indy pole with fastest speeds in 21 years
Dixon takes 3rd Indy pole with fastest speeds in 21 years

Scott Dixon has secured pole position for next week's Indianapolis 500. After allowing engineer Chris Simmons to tinker with his car's qualifying trim and later questioning whether the changes might be too daring, Dixon delivered with the fastest speeds he's ever seen at Indianapolis.

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  • Adams eager for chance to start as Braves' first baseman
Adams eager for chance to start as Braves' first baseman

The 28-year-old Adams made his major league debut with St. Louis in 2012. Adams is already en route to Atlanta and is expected to start Sunday's series finale against the Nationals. Atlanta also received cash considerations in the trade. Burgos will report to Triple-A Gwinnett. Piscotty, who was hurt May 4, played in three games at Triple-A Memph...

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  • Adams: Wenger couldn't coach his way out of a paper bag
Adams: Wenger couldn't coach his way out of a paper bag

When pressed on how many new faces he wants this summer, the Dutchman added: "I know everything, that's not for you". The board may also prefer to keep Wenger on at the club with many of Europe's top mangers already in employment. "I can not tell you now (about my future)". As well as facing supporter protests, Wenger has found increased crit...

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  • Is Lonzo Ball the right choice for the Lakers at No. 2?
Is Lonzo Ball the right choice for the Lakers at No. 2?

When Philadelphia 76ers hired Sam Hinkie to be their general manager in 2013, he immediately embarked on a three-year quest to dismantle the team and acquire as many premium draft picks as possible. "If they got no new players, if they improved defensively, there were so many games we were in, just couldn't get that stop to turn it into a victo...

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  • Man United held by Southampton in 0-0 stalemate
Man United held by Southampton in 0-0 stalemate

Southampton boss Claude Puel: "Any teams have a debrief at the end of the season and this is normal but the end of the season is after the last game". " Many people thought it would not be possible for a Dutch team to reach a final", he said. And whether Jose plays a weakened side or not, it will always be a hard task because even if they are youn...

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  • JD Martinez: JD Martinez hits fifth homer in win
JD Martinez: JD Martinez hits fifth homer in win

Iglesias went to third on an infield single by third baseman Nicholas Castellanos, and watched them all score on a three-run home run by right fielder J.D. Still, it wasn't really the offense's fault that the game was lost. "You don't enjoy one like that unless you win it". His best season was in 2015 when he hit 38 home runs and drove in 102.

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  • Aguero the main man for Guardiola as Manchester City shine
Aguero the main man for Guardiola as Manchester City shine

Goal's Sam Lee was at the Etihad to witness the action, and he breaks down all the big talking points from the game below... A presentation took place on the pitch in which Zabaleta was shown video tributes and handed a lifetime City season ticket.

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  • Manchester City vs. West Bromwich Albion, Premier League 2017
Manchester City vs. West Bromwich Albion, Premier League 2017

But Guardiola, whose side finish their campaign at Watford on Sunday, said: "I don't understand how the managers speak for the other clubs and the other teams". "At the moment Yaya is just concentrating on getting City into the Champions League. Especially the next one at home in front of our own fans because I think they deserve it", Fernandinho...

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  • Celtics seek top pick, Lakers aim to keep theirs in lottery
Celtics seek top pick, Lakers aim to keep theirs in lottery

If the Heat's logo is not the one that comes out of the first envelope during the broadcast for the 14th overall pick , that means they will have jumped into one of the first three selections. While any team that gets the first pick will obviously be thrilled with, not all teams would profit to the same degree. No matter where they finish in...

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  • Kyle Lowry says he's 'doubtful' for Sunday
Kyle Lowry says he's 'doubtful' for Sunday

Toronto point guard Kyle Lowry was "pretty upset" with James's ball-spinning. Here's what we learned from this one. Lowry averaged 15.1 points in 38.7 minutes per game. We're executing on the defensive end at a very high level, but it doesn't stop here. But among the players on Toronto's $108 million roster, they need to slow James to so...

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  • Warriors: Conference finals schedule vs. Spurs set
Warriors: Conference finals schedule vs. Spurs set

Looking at the betting trends, the Spurs are 13-6-1 ATS in their last 20 games against a team above.600, 2-6 ATS in their last eight games playing on two days' rest and 6-2 ATS in their last eight Conference Finals games. He's been spotty for the Spurs throughout the playoffs, though he finished with 34 points and 16 rebounds against the Rock...

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  • Carlos Martinez gets 2 hits, Cardinals beat Cubs 5-3
Carlos Martinez gets 2 hits, Cardinals beat Cubs 5-3

Chicago left-hander Jon Lester tried to field the ball and flip it home, but the attempt came up short while Martinez took second with nobody covering. Schwarber and Happ are already old friends. "It was a changeup - got barrel on it, and watching it go, it had a little bit of legs to it", Happ said of the home run.

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  • Blue Jays' Jay Biagini goes five strong in a win over Seattle
Blue Jays' Jay Biagini goes five strong in a win over Seattle

To cap off his night, in the seventh, Smoak even put his power-hitter hat back on with an 409-foot bomb to centre off Sam Gaviglio. Entering play on Thursday evening against the Mariners , the Blue Jays will be sporting a disappointing 13-21 record, thanks in part to the amount of injuries that the club has already been forced to endure this s...

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  • Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7
Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

At stake is a trip to the Eastern Conference final. "We have no time to waste right now". "We know that's not going to be the exact same story". Andre Burakovsky has been the star of the show, notching three goals over the past two games.

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  • Spurs rout Rockets to win West semifinal series
Spurs rout Rockets to win West semifinal series

In the first quarter, the Spurs outscored the Rockets 31-24. "They played well at the offensive end with a lot of sense and defensively it was one of our best nights". After the Rockets failed to reach 100 points only five times in the entire regular season , the Spurs kept them below the century mark three times, ending with the stifling 79 in th...

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  • Wizards forward Oubre ejected for bowling over Olynyk
Wizards forward Oubre ejected for bowling over Olynyk

You play for home court advantage for this exact reason, because the fans can pick you up even when you're not at your best. "We're just competing and trying to win, and they did that today". "Just keep pressing them". In other words, take a lesson from Wall and Beal. The bigs for Boston not named Al Horford have been non-entities as the Wizar...

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  • Concussion spotter couldn't pull Crosby for hitting boards
Concussion spotter couldn't pull Crosby for hitting boards

Just like we all predicted. He came away victorious seven times . A surging Capitals team hitting its stride vs. a Penguins team looking to dig deep for one more win and see what happens from there. He set up both of Rust's goals against Tampa Bay last season. Marc-Andre Fleury finished with 21 saves and received little help in front him. Fleu...

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  • Avery Bradley giving Celtics big lift
Avery Bradley giving Celtics big lift

Anthony Davis came into the National Basketball Association known primarily as a shot-blocker, he's led the league in blocks twice and finished second in blocks this season to go along with scoring 28.0 points per game, yet he's not always named among the league's top two-way players.

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  • Ducks' reward for Game 7 win is date with Rinne and Preds
Ducks' reward for Game 7 win is date with Rinne and Preds

Edmonton's Leon Draisaitl recorded a hat trick to highlight his five-point performance in that contest and increase his point total to 16 (six goals, 10 assists) in his last eight games after being held off the scoresheet in his first four playoff tilts.

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  • Minus Crosby, Penguins edge Capitals 3-2 to take 3-1 lead
Minus Crosby, Penguins edge Capitals 3-2 to take 3-1 lead

But it was Pittsburgh, without Crosby and Kris Letang , that outmuscled the Presidents' Trophy winners Wednesday during the course of a physical clash. Nicklas Backstrom has enjoyed more consistent success with a goal and an assist in back-to-back contests to give him a team-best 10 points ( four goals, six assists) in nine games.

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  • Silfverberg scores 2, Ducks beat Oilers 6-3 in Game 3
Silfverberg scores 2, Ducks beat Oilers 6-3 in Game 3

Anaheim Ducks' Hampus Lindholm, right, from Sweden, tries to get past Edmonton Oilers' Adam Larsson, from Sweden, during the first period in Game 3 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Ed. "So it's 0-0 going into tonight and you know the urgency and the competitiveness goes up another level as the series goes on and we ex...

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  • Raptors beat Bucks in six games to advance
Raptors beat Bucks in six games to advance

The Bucks are trailing 3-2 in the best-of-seven series against the Raptors after dropping Game 3 and 4. "Them talking, calming us down in the huddle being those leaders and just reassuring us we were fine", Patrick Patterson said. There will be much discussion about coach Jason Kidd's decision to only rest Antetokounmpo for 81 seconds, which s...

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