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Conte committed and Chelsea fit as they close in on title

Conte committed and Chelsea fit as they close in on title

That's because, with 65 points from 30 matches, they have a tally of two-and-a-sixth points-per-game that would have been enough to win the title in nine of the previous 24 Premier League seasons. "I'...

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Kyrgios leads Australia to Davis Cup triumph

Kyrgios leads Australia to Davis Cup triumph

The next tie won't be until September, either away against Belgium or home to Italy , with that potentially also being played in Brisbane given the success against the United States of America an...

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EPL: Black Cats survive Hammers scare

Moyes hailed the Tunisian's discipline as well as his output in the final third. We could easily have lost 2-1, but we got a point and we've gained a point on the other teams around us. "If you look a...

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Russell Westbrook Breaks Triple-Double Record In Historic NBA Season

Westbrook came into the game averaging 31.7 points, 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists per contest. Westbrook reached the scoring double (10th point) with the second of two free throws with 6:36 left unti...

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Rajon Rondo carries Bulls in Game 2

Rajon Rondo carries Bulls in Game 2

The Bulls took the opener, thanks to an incredible second-half performance from superstar forward Jimmy Butler . The Bulls have made stymying the Celtics' offense look easy, but Boston hasn't hel...

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Rockets and James Harden win big in round one of MVP showdown

Looking at the betting trends, the Thunder are 4-2 ATS in their last six road games and 5-3 ATS in their last eight Conference Quarterfinals games. Houston star James Harden , who scored 37 in th...

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Man Utd set to offer Ander Herrera huge contract extension

Jose Mourinho has told Anthony Martial that the forward must adapt to what his manager wants if he is to succeed at Manchester United. Goals from Marcus Rashford and Andre Herrera earned Jose Mourin...

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Harden has 37 points; Rockets rout Thunder, Westbrook 118-87

But the game wasn't in hand until late, and Portland won't go away quietly now. What the Thunder did have though was a much better defensive presence, especially in the paint where Ersan Ilyasova an...

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How can the Sharks slow down Oilers' McDavid?

How can the Sharks slow down Oilers' McDavid?

Fresh start, new life and laser focused. The San Jose Sharks have been in this spot before and showed their toughness in game one after bouncing back from being down 0-2 after the first period. Sharks...

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Columbus Blue Jackets Defenseman Zach Werenski Out for Remainder of Playoffs

Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Zach Werenski will miss the remainder of the playoffs after being hit in the face with a puck in Sunday's loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins. The awakening came earlier ...

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Promotion to Premier League is our reward, says Brighton's Chris Hughton

Albion, who nearly went into non-league and liquidation in 1997 and have been beaten play-off semi-finalists in three of the past four years, can claim the title with a win at Norwich on Friday but ...

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Rangers even series with Canadiens

He made some good plays with the puck. Even with room for improvement, it was enough to pull out the win and draw the series even. The Canadiens have just a one-game advantage over the Rangers...

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Eleven Irish Players Named In Lions Squad

Despite reports of his inclusion, there was no place for two-time tourist Jamie Roberts but Jonathan Joseph has made the cut as one of the centres . You don't have to be Sean O'Brien's neck, Stephe...

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Kevin Durant won't play for Warriors in Game 2 of playoffs

So we're going to air on the side of caution. Hopefully Washington is not looking ahead, but right now they look to have a pretty good path to the Eastern Conference Finals. Left knee. Left calf. KE...

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Russell Westbrook: Friendship with James Harden on hold during game

Some have said that this playoff matchup between Westbrook and Harden could decide who wins the NBA's MVP award, but for these two games, there's much more on the line than just that. "I was like:...

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Durant (calf) won't play in Game 2, sources say

Durant (calf) won't play in Game 2, sources say

OAKLAND , California (AP) - Kevin Durant had 32 points and 10 rebounds in his Golden State playoff debut wjile Stephen Curry scored 29 points as the Warriors withstood a sensational day by Portland d...

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Celtics Coach: If Smart made a gesture, 'it's unacceptable'

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart has been fined $25,000 for making an inappropriate gesture during a Game 2 loss Tuesday night, the National Basketball Association announced. The third-year guard has...

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7 keys for Juventus to keep Barcelona from making another incredible comeback

Saturday night's win at home against Real Sociedad in La Liga gave a flawless example of Barcelona's recent problems: although Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez were able to torment their rivals in attac...

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Senators "pretty calm" after Game 2 win

Noel Acciari , David Backes and David Pastrnak scored for the Bruins while Tuukka Rask had 28 stops. Monday night's clash was a wild one, as Ottawa built a 3-0 lead by the four minute mark of th...

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs Indiana Pacers Game 2: What We Learned

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Indiana Pacers Game 2: What We Learned

But the 32-year-old rued the fact he was unable to mix it with festival goers in California, where the likes of Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga are among the performers. Iman Shumpert , who didn't play a...

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Blue Jackets remain alive with win over Penguins

Because falling behind 3-0 in their first-round series indicated they'd virtually already hit rock bottom. The officials did not blow the whistle because the Penguins continued to possess the puck. ...

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Man Utd leave dent in Chelsea's Premier League title hopes

The Blues, now top of the standings and four points clear of Tottenham , boast an impeccable record in election years. Tottenham have enjoyed a fine season and now sit in second place behind Che...

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Wade, Bulls Host NBA-Worst Brooklyn Needing Win To Reach Playoffs

After beating the Washington Wizards in the final game of the season on Wednesday, the Heat finished the season 41-41, becoming the first team to ever come back from as much as 19 games below.500 to f...

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Bulls beat top-seeded Celtics to take 2-0 series lead

Bulls beat top-seeded Celtics to take 2-0 series lead

While both the Toronto Raptors and Los Angeles Clippers avoided their second straight defeats at home on Tuesday, the Celtics were again unable to solve Chicago. "I could hear Rondo, 'Yeah, they gave ...

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Craig Shakespeare targets Champions League return with Leicester after fairytale ends

The Premier League champions were knocked out of the quarter-finals 2-1 on aggregate after a 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday. Vardy's pace caused the Atletico defe...

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Clippers turn up heat to level series with Jazz

Clippers turn up heat to level series with Jazz

I also think that DeAndre Jordan adds a physical element that you just can't duplicate. "We always want Chris aggressive". Though he went scoreless in the second quarter as he sat on the bench for a...

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Why Man Utd needs to prioritise the Europa League…

Herrera shadowed Hazard in a tactical plan by United manager Jose Mourinho that limited the effectiveness of Chelsea's main attacking threat. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has claimed that the ...

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Levine: Defense Comes Up Big For Cubs, Brett Anderson

Corey Seager had the best at-bats against Anderson and two of them ended in Albert Almora Jr .'s glove. The lefty lowered his ERA to 0.84 through two starts with his new club. "After tonight, symboli...

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NBA fines Grizzlies' Fizdale $30000 for officiating rant

Fizdale called the officiating "unprofessional" and "unacceptable". "Zach Randolph, the most rugged guy in the game, had zero free throws", Fizdale said as he stared down at the box score from Mon...

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Capsule previews of every NBA first-round playoff series

He's been exactly what he said since Day 1". Before doing so, though, there are still a few things that need to be decided. "I want to see consistent effort and constant respect", added Ainge. The...

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