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EPL 2016-17: Roberto Firmino scores as Liverpool move to third

The Baggies now occupy eighth position in the Premier League table and are likely to finish in the top-half in the club's first season under new Chinese owner Guochuan Lai. The Englishman blew his eff...

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Playoff Preview: Rockets Host Thunder On Easter Night

Knocked off by the Cavs last season, they would get Cleveland one round sooner this time if both advance. Really deep post catches, stuff at the rim and dunks. "You don't realize that". There have...

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Hartley, Launchbury head list of star absentees

Jordie Barrett "he's thereabouts" for All Blacks selection, slides in to score for the Hurricanes. "Slabs of red meat" was how Warren Gatland's first British and Irish Lions squad was received in 20...

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Aaron Hernandez reportedly found with Bible verse written on his forehead

His body was discovered at 3:05 a.m. The department said the former NFLer was in a single cell in a general population unit. Hernandez helped the University of Florida win the 2008 NCAA championsh...

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Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino: Harry Kane is our Lionel Messi

Mauricio Pochettino says it is "crazy" to question Harry Kane's importance to Tottenham , claiming the striker is as influential for the club as Lionel Messi at Barcelona. The win was Spurs' 11th...

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NBA Playoffs Round 1: Houston Rockets Blowout Oklahoma City Thunder

NBA Playoffs Round 1: Houston Rockets Blowout Oklahoma City Thunder

Quotes of the night " As a point guard I have to try to find ways to split the defense. "They won one on home court and regardless of if you win by 20, two, 40 it doesn't matter", Westbrook said. Thes...

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Game 3 vs Toronto Raptors

With the next two games coming in Milwaukee , the pressure will be on the Raptors to play closer to their potential and regain home-court advantage in the series. "I think we definitely gained some t...

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Edmundson, Blues take game two in Minnesota

They're going to throw everything at us and we're excited to go home for sure. "I thought they played better and we didn't play as well". St. Louis defenseman Joel Edmundson , who scored in each of ...

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Redskins reportedly set to host franchise's first Thanksgiving night game in 2017

Redskins reportedly set to host franchise's first Thanksgiving night game in 2017

Wellington Mara, the late Giants patriarch and co-owner, despised playing on Thanksgiving. That means football fans will be treated to a showdown between Josh Norman and Odell Beckham as they're f...

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Cubs fan, 9, has priceless reaction when parents surprise him with tickets

Cubs fan, 9, has priceless reaction when parents surprise him with tickets

You never once complained. Grab a tissue for this one, you're going to need it. "You worked hard", Kolt's dad Andy Kyler said in the video posted on Twitter by Kolt's sister. "NO better place to see...

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James White, Patriots agree to three-year contract extension

James White, Patriots agree to three-year contract extension

Far from a one-hit wonder, White was one of the NFL's most improved players in 2016. The 25-year-old Wisconsin product set a pair of Super Bowl records with 14 receptions and 20 total points scored,...

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Isco's last minute goal gives Madrid 3-2 victory over Gijon

Don't miss this La Liga game when it kicks off at 10:15 AM ET. Zinedine Zidane insisted Isco belongs at Real Madrid after the playmaker scored two wonderful goals , including a dramatic late vi...

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People seem convinced about Paulo Dybala's next club after Barcelona performance

Barcelona had everything to play for in the second half as Luis Enrique made a substitute by benching Jeremy Mathieu and bringing Andre Gomes on the field. Andres Iniesta admitted Barcelona were no...

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Return leg against Bayern Munich is open: Cristiano Ronaldo

The four-time world player of the year then slotted in the victor between goalkeeper Manuel Neuer's legs 13 minutes from time. Bayern was without club top-scorer Robert Lewandowski after he failed t...

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Aaron Hernandez reportedly found with 'John 3:16' written on his forehead

Aaron Hernandez reportedly found with 'John 3:16' written on his forehead

The attorney called on authorities to "conduct a transparent and thorough investigation" and promised his own examination of the death. Those who love and care about him are heartbroken and determined...

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Barcelona returns to Bernabeu with title race on the line

Barcelona returns to Bernabeu with title race on the line

We need to understand the situation and push on. Toni Kroos and Dani Carvajal are also in line to play against Barcelona, despite picking up minor muscle problems in this week's win over Bayern. Rea...

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Chris Mueller: Penguins' Game 4 loss no reason for fans to sweat

The Minnesota Wild, who had a 12-game winning streak this season, are down 0-3 to the surprising St. Louis Blues while Cup favorites Chicago and Washington have been plunged into challenging first-rou...

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Chicago Bulls take 2-0 lead, Toronto Raptors level series

Chicago Bulls take 2-0 lead, Toronto Raptors level series

Realizing you're about to go down 0-2 to an eighth seed that barely made it into the playoffs is certainly a reasonable cause to be feeling down, but this is not a good sign for the Celtics . Celtics...

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US aircraft carrier strike group still far from North Korea

Is there anyone in the Trump administration who is paying attention to the movements of the USA military? Pacific Command announced April 8 that it was cancelling the ships' planned visit to Austr...

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Mignolet urges Liverpool to up their game

Liverpool started the second half brightly but as the match progressed the hosts slowly started to assert themselves with their best chance falling to Phillips, whose attempted chip was blocked by th...

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IPL 2017: Hashim Amla shuts up doubters with maiden T20 hundred

KXIP, who have never lost a match in Indore, are in with a great chance to keep their record intact. After winning their first two matches convincingly against Rising Pune Supergiant and Royal Challen...

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Serena Williams pregnancy confirmed; posts picture on Snapchat and then deletes it

The guesswork had been put to rest when Williams' spokesperson, Kelly Bush Novak , confirmed the pregnancy. The statement read, " I'm happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this Fall ". Serena j...

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Kane hopes 'golden boot' can fire Tottenham to glory

Kane hopes 'golden boot' can fire Tottenham to glory

Anxiety was writ large across the face of Antonio Conte in the wake of Sunday's defeat with the Chelsea manager shouldering responsibility for the result. West Brom are not now comfortable on the Pre...

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Irving Nets 37 In Game 2 Win

The Cavaliers have snagged a 2-0 series lead and head to Indianapolis to try to remove any doubt that they'll be advancing to the second round. On Monday, though, James (25) got help from Kyrie Irvi...

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Firmino grabs another victor, Liverpool beats West Brom 1-0

Firmino grabs another victor, Liverpool beats West Brom 1-0

It affected us for the first 20 minutes of the second half and that was the negative I spoke to them about afterwards. Jake Livermore: The best of West Brom's midfield three but that is not real...

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Oklahoma City Thunder: Russell Westbrook is the surefire NBA MVP

Two days earlier against the Suns, he secured double-digit averages in three major statistical categories for the season, the first since the Big O in 1961-62. The debate on who should win the 2017 NB...

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Rajon Rondo: Ex-Celtic Rajon Rondo burns Boston in Game 2

Their output has caught up to those desires so far during the postseason. Game 1 was close throughout, but the Bulls made the key shots down the stretch, led by a 30-point effort from Jimmy Butler...

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Sunderland: Cattermole delighted with Khazri return

Supporters say the manager must go. "I just remember I've got the third or fourth best win record of any Premier League manager". "The support has been fantastic". "We are disappointed to concede a ...

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Sharks rip apart Oilers to knot series 2-2

The 28-year-old center added a second goal later in the game, recording a 52.9 percent shot attempts percentage. Laurent Brossoit replaced Talbot - and gave up a second goal to Pavelski, again on a p...

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Wild confident but know Game 2 is a must-win

Don't tell the players that, though-they know all too well that it's not yet time to celebrate. "If you can get on a roll and things start going for you, it could be made into a series". "Things can...

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