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Braves RA Dickey exited against Mets with left quad spasm

Braves RA Dickey exited against Mets with left quad spasm

Syndergaard shut down the Braves in his first start this season, allowing no runs over six innings while racking up seven strikeouts, so he makes for a solid play Thursday. I just need to [be ready] for the game from the beginning and get guys out instead of walk people in the first inning and give up hits. Markakis finished with three hits. Read More

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

Dazzling on the same parquet floor where he once roamed for nine seasons, Rondo finished with 11 points, nine rebounds and a franchise playoff-record-tying 14 assists as the Bulls shot 51.1 percent. "We have to play him in the four and in the post some and get good position down there". Boston now finds itself in rare company as just the second top-seeded team under the NBA's current playoff format to drop the first two games against an 8-seed. Read More

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Get to know Cody Bellinger: Dodgers call up top prospect

Get to know Cody Bellinger: Dodgers call up top prospect

The highly touted Dodgers rookie officially notched his first hit in the majors during his debut Tuesday, collecting the stat courtesy of an infield single against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park. In July 2015, MLB.com's Bernie Pleskoff noted Bellinger's strengths and said: "Bellinger has the type of quick bat that produces a crucial base hit at the right time in the game". Read More

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Paul George wants to land with Lakers — Paul George

Paul George wants to land with Lakers — Paul George

This may be the last season that we see Paul George as a Pacer. The All-Star Game is traditionally played in February, preceded by a 3-point shooting contest and a slam dunk contest. Bird made it clear last summer after acquiring Teague that the Pacers were trying to sign him to a contract extension. "If we want to win, [Cleveland is] a team that we have to work toward stacking up against". Read More

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Man Utd boss Mourinho reiterates Europa League priority over top-four finish

Man Utd boss Mourinho reiterates Europa League priority over top-four finish

Wayne Rooney scored on his return to the Manchester United starting-line up as Jose Mourinho's side enjoyed a 2-0 win at Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday to close in on the top four. Mourinho said United may not be able to play Pogba after the midfielder, who completed the 120 minutes of Thursday's Europa League win over Anderlecht, went off in stoppage time after taking a knock. Read More

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Rangers even series with Canadiens

Rangers even series with Canadiens

They've also dropped each of their last five home playoff games. 3rd Star: Torrey Mitchell - Mitchell scored the Canadiens only goal and, along with Steve Ott and Dwight King, gave the Canadiens some much needed energy in a game where they were far less determined than the Rangers . Read More

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Blues' Stastny skates for the first time since March 21

Blues' Stastny skates for the first time since March 21

Paul. In Game 1 of the playoffs, Minnesota pulled its goalie again, and the Wild scored again. They need some semblance of belief that they can indeed put pucks past St. Instead, they played exactly like you'd picture a team would need to play to fight off a sweep: aggressive while shaking off setbacks. "At the same time, we've got a team on the ropes and we've got to make sure we take advantage of that and expect their best game". Read More

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Portland's Nurkic out Game 2, Warriors' Durant questionable

On Sunday evening, the Warriors took on the Trail Blazers in a No. 1 vs. McCollum had 41 points, eight rebounds, and one steal while Lillard contributed 34 points five rebounds, three assists, and two steals. "He told me I need to do more calf raises", Green quipped. "I just tried to go out there and be me". So, for all we know, questionable could be probable. Read More

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Garcia eyes British Open after "better late than never" Masters win

Replaying the hole to start the playoff, Garcia piped his drive down the middle while Rose found the pine straw and was forced to punch out. "I can't pick holes in my performance". More than his shotmaking, Garcia said, it was a change in attitude and determination he could win despite setbacks, like bogeys at 10 and 11 to fall two shots back, that brought him the greatest pride. Read More

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Bryce Harper's second homer is a walk-off three-run shot

Bryce Harper's second homer is a walk-off three-run shot

Murphy is hitting at a robust.408 batting clip, while Harper sits at.300 with two homers so far. The Washington Nationals opened their weekend series in style, defeating the Phillies 3-2 in 10 innings on Friday afternoon. PHILLIES KEY TRENDS: The Phillies have dropped 12 of their last 15 road games, are 1-4 in their last five games overall, and are 2-5 in Eickhoff's last seven starts. Read More

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Rod Carew's new heart, kidney came from late NFL player

Rod Carew's new heart, kidney came from late NFL player

Reuland's family didn't know who his heart was given to at first, until friends drew the conclusion after hearing of Carew's transplant and the families got in touch. She asked a doctor for the man's precise age and was told 29 (also Carew's uniform number). 'This is Mary Reuland , ' she said, leaving a voicemail after dialing up Carew's wife, Rhonda. Read More

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Melker Karlsson scores OT victor as Sharks top Oilers in Game 1

The San Jose Sharks and Edmonton Oilers meet Friday in game two of the first round of the National Hockey League playoffs at the Rogers Place . EDMONTON, Alberta There's no question the Sharks need to pay close attention to Edmonton Oilers power forwards Milan Lucic and Patrick Maroon in this opening-round playoff series after they combined to score five goals in the last two meetings between the teams. Read More

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Ibrahimovic inspiration keeps Man United in top-four race

Despite that, more than enough folk on Twitter seemed to think the United boss was asking about the song being sung by the away supporters at that particular moment. Mourinho embraced Shaw and appeared to give him words of encouragement after replacing him with Daley Blind just past the hour mark, and the Portuguese said afterwards that the ex-Southampton man played well. Read More

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US, Mexico and Canada to make joint bid for 2026 World Cup

US, Mexico and Canada to make joint bid for 2026 World Cup

The 2026 World Cup will be the first to include 48 global teams, an expansion from the current model that sees 32 sides vie for the iconic golden trophy. "Any team, including the supporters and officials of that team, who qualify for a World Cup need to have access to the country, otherwise there is no World Cup", FIFA President Gianni Infantino told reporters . Read More

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Defender Out For Weeks, 3rd Choice Keeper Against West Ham?

Wenger feels his years of guiding the Gunners into the top four will help achieve the same feat this season, even if they are seven points adrift ahead of Wednesday's visit of struggling West Ham. "Mikey (Antonio) is available for tomorrow night and we'll decide today if he's going to start", Bilic told in a news conference on Tuesday. Arsenal have lost just one of their last 17 league meetings with West Ham (W13, D3). Read More

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Rays' Longoria hits 1st home run of new major league season

While three innings into the first game of a 162-game season is obviously far too soon to start writing the Yankees' obit, the early returns are disconcerting to Yankees . "That was a tough at-bat", Sanchez said through a translator. "It's just a night I won't forget", Grichuk said. Ben Zobrist was hit by a pitch from Seung-hwan Oh and Jason Heyward singled before Willson Contreras hit a drive to left for a tying home run . Read More

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Derrick Rose Is Out for the Season (Again)

Derrick Rose Is Out for the Season (Again)

He will be a free agent this summer. This is a developing story. He has had multiple knee problems since his 2010-11 MVP season with the Chicago Bulls. The inability to stay healthy forced the Bulls to deal Rose to the Knicks during the 2016 draft. Rose averaged 18.0 points, 4.4 assists and 3.8 rebounds this season. Read More

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Tar Heels' Maye headlines list of Final Four X-factors

Oregon Spotlight: Dana Altman's team found a way to win the Pac-12 regular season title in one of the conference's most competitive seasons in recent years. Barnes stopped for a few seconds to consider his next words. But two starters in every Gamecocks contest are Canadian senior guard Duane Notice - who has 10.2 points, 2.6 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.0 steals a game - and Gabonese sophomore forward Chris Silva, who averages 10.1 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.3 blocks. Read More

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S Korean Kang one back of Fowler

Kang had a bogey-free round of his own with eight birdies entering the 18th hole, but a bogey prevented him from owning a share of the lead. The 28-year-old threw the first pitch at the Houston Astros baseball game following his opening round at the Shell Houston Open. Read More

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Ozil, Sanchez want to stay at Arsenal, says Wenger

When people give interviews in their home countries the interpretation is not what it always what he wanted to say. "I am happy in London and hope to finish my contract there [at Arsenal]", Sanchez said. Alexis Sanchez has been linked with a summer move to Chelsea. He added that he expects both Sanchez and Ozil to be at the club for the forseeable future. Read More

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