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Sunderland down after defeat to Bournemouth

Sunderland down after defeat to Bournemouth

Sunderland fans have seen their side win just three times in 17 attempts at the Stadium of Light in the Premier League this season (W3 D5 L9) - all three of those victories came within the space of 29 days (November 19 - December 17). Josh King is in good form at the moment and he could add to his goals tally on Saturday. "It is about continuing our progression and momentum, but it will be a hard game, any away game in the Premier League is tough, so we will not be underestimating ... Read More

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Grieving Isaiah Thomas to play Game 2, then fly to funeral

Grieving Isaiah Thomas to play Game 2, then fly to funeral

The Chicago Bulls were an unpleasant and often woeful team to watch for large stretches of the season, but the right matchup with a vulnerable opponent is making them look like the best version of themselves. "He's the ultimate competitor", Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg said Tuesday night. Wade and Jimmy Butler scored 22 points each, leading six Bulls players in double figures. Read More

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Browns have zeroed in on choice with No. 1 draft pick

This year's draft, according to scouts and projections across the sports media world, will continue this trend. "We prepare a lot". "We haven't resigned ourselves one way or the other". Rate this article Do you want to leave a comment? There isn't a clear-cut top quarterback in this years draft which makes it even more hard to predict who will be selected where in this years draft. Read More

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Burnley x Manchester United- Game Preview

Burnley x Manchester United- Game Preview

Sam Vokes and Scott Arfield remain doubts for the clash with Manchester United and will be a day of decision whether or not they will feature. The loss of the latter could be pivotal as United have relied heavily on the 35-year-old, who has scored significantly more than anyone else in Mourinho's squad since he moved to Old Trafford in the summer. Read More

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What's next for the Indiana Pacers?

What's next for the Indiana Pacers?

Larry Bird played in that game for the Boston Celtics. While George hasn't said what he wants to see from the organization, he seemed to enjoy being reunited with longtime friend and 2010 draft mate Lance Stephenson . Vaughn says it also presents an extraordinary opportunity to showcase Indianapolis, with more than 3,000 media members from around the globe expected to be credentialed for the game. Read More

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NFL prospect denies rape report made to police; no charges

USA TODAY's report details information gathered from a police report of the incident, which allegedly took place early on April 9th. Attorney Kevin Spellacy told Cleveland.com the allegation is "ridiculous and ludicrous". Spellacy told Cleveland.com that he made arrangements with police for Conley to be questioned after the draft. After talking to officers, she was transported a hospital, where a rape kit was administered. Read More

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Patriots Rumors: Malcolm Butler is unlikely to be traded

The Saints were hot after Butler early in the restricted free-agent process, even holding a visit with the corner. At the time, Butler wasn't under contract, so New Orleans and New England couldn't discuss trade details. Since defensive backs are the strength of this draft class, the Saints do not need to mortgage high picks for Butler when they could upgrade through the draft. Read More

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Rafael Nadal Tennis star wins historic 10th Monte Carlo title

Rafael Nadal Tennis star wins historic 10th Monte Carlo title

Ramos-Vinolas, 29, had the week of his life to reach his first Masters final, though a case could be made for his run to the French Open quarterfinals past year. Nadal held for 5-3 with an ace, and took control of the final game. Apart from that he reached the semi-finals of two other tournaments, so this match is a big opportunity for Ramos Vinolas to show cases his talent. Read More

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Bayern held to give Leipzig faint hope

Bayern held to give Leipzig faint hope

After being dumped out of the UEFA Champions League, Bayern Munich have now dropped points at home after drawing 2-2 with Mainz. Bayern came from behind twice to grab a point which saw their lead at the top increase to nine points, although Leipzig face Schalke on Sunday and a win could reduce the gap to six points. Read More

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Blazers big man Nurkic upgraded to 'doubtful' for Game 3

The evidence was on display during Friday's practice, which was virtually devoid of the laughter and chatter that existed just two days earlier. Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) reacts after scoring against the Portland Trail Blazers during the second half of Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, April 16, 2017. Read More

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Aaron Hernandez's brain is being 'illegally' withheld from CTE study, lawyer says

Aaron Hernandez's brain is being 'illegally' withheld from CTE study, lawyer says

Hernandez was found hanged by a bed sheet inside his cell at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Mass., early Wednesday morning and was pronounced dead the hospital about an hour later. MA authorities on Thursday confirmed their initial determination that Aaron Hernandez committed suicide by hanging himself in his prison cell. Just last week, Hernandez was acquitted of murder charges in the shooting deaths of two men in July 2012. Read More

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Ronaldo resting, Isco's 2 goals keeps Madrid on title track

Ronaldo resting, Isco's 2 goals keeps Madrid on title track

With two-thirds of the B.B.C not exactly firing on all cylinders for Real Madrid in recent weeks, there has been a growing clamor from Madridistas to play their supremely talented playmaker Isco from the start. "If I have been unfair to Isco I have been unfair to all who do not play". However, the Croatian made amends when he finished off a lovely Sporting move by volleying home Vesga's scooped pass to put Sporting in front after 14 minutes. Read More

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Ronaldo resting, Isco's 2 goals keeps Madrid on title track

Ronaldo resting, Isco's 2 goals keeps Madrid on title track

With two-thirds of the B.B.C not exactly firing on all cylinders for Real Madrid in recent weeks, there has been a growing clamor from Madridistas to play their supremely talented playmaker Isco from the start. "If I have been unfair to Isco I have been unfair to all who do not play". However, the Croatian made amends when he finished off a lovely Sporting move by volleying home Vesga's scooped pass to put Sporting in front after 14 minutes. Read More

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Real to face familiar foe Atletico in Champions League semi-final

Real to face familiar foe Atletico in Champions League semi-final

On the eve of Friday's semi-final draw at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland at 1000 GMT, all four teams were making the usual noises: there is nothing to choose between any of them, they say publicly. Ajax also needed extra time in the quarter-final, as they edged out Schalke 04 4-3 on aggregate. The ties will be played on May 2nd and 3rd with the return legs scheduled for May 9th and 10th. Read More

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Celtics' Smart fined $25K for making obscene gesture

Jordan's tomahawk jam put an exclamation on the end of the period. The Celtics were swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers in his first playoffs in 2015, followed by a 4-2 series defeat in 2016 by the Atlanta Hawks. This is a great defensive team. Now that the series shifts back to Chicago, losing homecourt advantage could prove costly for the Celtics. The Cleveland Cavaliers snagged Deron Williams . Read More

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Borini gives Sunderland lifeline by clinching West Ham draw

Borini gives Sunderland lifeline by clinching West Ham draw

Asked further if the criticism made him question himself, he replied: "No, I just do not forget to myself that I think I have got the third or fourth-best win record in the Premier League". "He contributed to an all-round good team performance, we needed that and I'm glad to see him", he continued. We are playing as a team, we are winning as a team, we are drawing as a team, we are losing as a team and we are conceding goals as a team. Read More

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Phil Jackson says Carmelo Anthony is 'better off somewhere else'

Phil Jackson says Carmelo Anthony is 'better off somewhere else'

Jackson said he we would want back a "significant player" to replace Anthony, who remains the Knicks' leading scorer, and was vague on whether he thought Anthony could return if there was no trade. Anthony has a lot more money remaining on his deal ($54 million), making this option a lot harder to swallow for NY. - Jackson said Derrick Rose , whose first season with the Knicks ended with him needing surgery to fix torn knee cartilage, told him he wants to return as a free agent "to ... Read More

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Alonso's Indy drive part of the 'bigger picture'

Their auto will be run by the Andretti Autosport team, with Alonso keen to complete the triple crown of winning in Monaco, Indianapolis and in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. "On the planes, I will try to look at some videos and some races from the past years and try to learn as quick as I can". "I've never raced an IndyCar vehicle before, and neither have I ever driven on a super-speedway, but I'm confident that I'll get to grips with it fast". Read More

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Damian Lillard Predicts

Damian Lillard Predicts "Blazers In Six" Vs Warriors In First Round

Lillard was asked what his prediction was in the series against the Warriors by Blazers local TV partner CSN Northwest. The Warriors are also 4-0 against the Blazers this year with a 19-point average margin of victory. Now the roster is going to do everything it can to make the Portland Trail Blazers vs. After trading for Jusef Nurkic from the Denver Nuggets, they proceeded to chase down Denver for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Read More

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Ozil: Arsenal contract talks will hold in the summer

Ozil: Arsenal contract talks will hold in the summer

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has claimed that he "cannot confirm" reports that the club have offered Alexis Sanchez a £300,000-per-week deal. In any case, Alexis's decision apparently rests on a combination of factors, including but not limited to Wenger's future, Arsenal's transfer plans, and whether they even make it back to the Champions League for next season. Read More

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Talking Horses: Lucinda Russell can follow up Grand National win

Talking Horses: Lucinda Russell can follow up Grand National win

To add to the female influence on the world's toughest and most famous steeplechase, the eight-year- old chaser is owned by the "Two Golf Widows", Belinda McClung and Deborah Thomson , who first met at pony club. Fox also reflected on his battle to get fit in time to take up his ride after breaking his wrist a month earlier in a fall. Fox himself almost missed the ride, only returning to action after a broken wrist earlier in the week, and the mount on One For Arthur was just his fifth ... Read More

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Romine's grand slam lifts Tigers to 5-3 win over Twins

Romine's grand slam lifts Tigers to 5-3 win over Twins

For the first three innings, Detroit had all of one hit (a double from Justin Upton ) against Twins starter Kyle Gibson . "We had a lot of turbulence on our flight last night; it wasn't like we were going to panic", Molitor said. Joe Mauer pinch hit for Chris Gimenez , and hit a go-ahead home run hit a bloop single to keep the Twins alive. "It is a little odd to be backwards", Romine said. Read More

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Super Rugby to cut three sides for 15-team format from 2018

Super Rugby to cut three sides for 15-team format from 2018

Japan as is, are not on the competitive scale with the likes of Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Argentina and as a result are not involved in the Rugby Championship, so why is their representing franchise involved with the aforementioned countries' in Super Rugby? The Brumbies "met all the criteria: financial, governance, high performance outcomes, future sponsorships, a range of issues that indicated they would be a sustainable presence and therefore would not need to be ... Read More

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National Football League could fine players for arm wrestling at Las Vegas casino

National Football League could fine players for arm wrestling at Las Vegas casino

Secondly, and far more importantly, the National Football League really needs to figure out its mind-numbing, double-standard on casinos and gambling before the Raiders complete their move to Las Vegas . ESPN has reached out to event organizers for comment. As a close friend of Harrison's said, "The casinos own everything" in Las Vegas . At the age of 39 and in perhaps his final season, it might not even be the last time that the Steelers linebacker will face league discipline. Read More

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Louis sues NFL for moving Rams to LA

Louis for the long term. Meanwhile, the city says it was already prepping to build a new stadium complex that was estimated to cost more than $1 billion and would have added thousands of jobs to the area. Louis County for $1 in 2024, as spelled out in the team's original lease. It also claims the departure of the Rams has resulted in in hotel tax, property tax, and sales tax revenue. Read More

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