• Round 1 Game 5 Rap
Round 1 Game 5 Rap

Toronto was a +38 when Leonard was on the floor. Khem Birch led Orlando with 11 rebounds. "Kyle played great tonight and he got us all going with that unbelievable first quarter he played, we fed off his energy". As the game ended, the Raptors waited to see if the Philadelphia 76ers would hold on to their big lead and eliminate the Brooklyn...

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  • Damian Lillard's ice cold victory stare is now a meme
Damian Lillard's ice cold victory stare is now a meme

Now, the Blazers find themselves needing just one win in the next three games, two of them at home, to advance. Regardless, the Trail Blazers still lead the series 2-1 and maintain the confidence of the sportsbooks, albeit by a very close margin.

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  • Hurricanes rally past Capitals 5-2, force Game 7
Hurricanes rally past Capitals 5-2, force Game 7

Washington coach Todd Reirden said he felt the play was "worth a challenge" after consulting with his video review staffers. Game 5 was Saturday, it's time for Game 6, where the score starts 0-0 and the fate of the Carolina Hurricanes will be decided by the Carolina Hurricanes and the series will go with whatever performance the Hurricanes gi...

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  • Manchester United performance in Everton loss 'disrespectful' - Pogba
Manchester United performance in Everton loss 'disrespectful' - Pogba

Everton lost to a weak side while Manchester United were eliminated from the Champions League. Manchester United legends launched a blistering attack on the team's performance at Goodison Park, one that former defender Gary Neville labelled as "rancid" and "embarrassing".

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  • Chelsea fans will find out Maurizio Sarri’s new first team next Sunday
Chelsea fans will find out Maurizio Sarri’s new first team next Sunday

Many would have been expecting Chelsea to push on from there, but Burnley pegged back with a close-range Ashley Barnes goal - his 11th of the season - and the Lancashire club held firm in the second half to clinch a hard-fought point in the capital.

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  • Bernardo Silva Gives Man Of The Match Award To Phil Foden
Bernardo Silva Gives Man Of The Match Award To Phil Foden

The sides shared seven goals in midweek as Tottenham progressed through to the semi-finals on away goals, despite a 4-3 loss in the second leg, but one goal was enough to settle this third encounter in the space of 10 days. "When you've got this guy in your team, it's nearly impossible to beat us". Silva said: 'It was a massive win, very importan...

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  • Marchand, Bruins top Maple Leafs to force Game 7
Marchand, Bruins top Maple Leafs to force Game 7

Ghosts of past playoff failures, however, still linger. DeBrusk left the puck for David Krejci on a 2-on-2 rush before getting inside position on Maple Leafs forward Andreas Johnsson and making a diving stab at the return feed at 7:57. Toronto took a 1-0 lead midway into the first period but lost the lead two minutes later on a power-play goal...

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  • Champions League: Valverde wary of 'powerful' Liverpool
Champions League: Valverde wary of 'powerful' Liverpool

However, Barcelona would hit back nearly immediately when Jordi Alba fired past Geronimo Rulli from just inside the box. Barcelona are runaway leaders in Spain's top tier with a nine point gap over second-placed Atletico Madrid . We are going to play a final against Valencia and then we will see if we are in the Champions League final. '...

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  • Nadal is out of Monte Carlo - beaten by Italy’s Fabio Fognini
Nadal is out of Monte Carlo - beaten by Italy’s Fabio Fognini

I prepared for this final as best I could, I knew it would be tough, since Dusan has my ex-coach ( Jose Perlas ). Nadal had won 18 successive matches on the Monte Carlo clay but never looked like he was going to make it 19 after losing the first set to Fognini, who now has four career victories over Nadal in 15 meetings.

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  • Ex-NBA champ Jordan hails Tiger comeback as 'greatest ever'
Ex-NBA champ Jordan hails Tiger comeback as 'greatest ever'

The Athletic's David Aldridge reached out to Michael Jordan about his reaction to his friend Tiger Woods winning The Masters last Sunday and the National Basketball Association legend and Charlotte Hornets owner agrees with most assessments: It was the greatest comeback .

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  • All-Star Blake Griffin remains sidelined for the Pistons
All-Star Blake Griffin remains sidelined for the Pistons

With Pistons All-Star forward Blake Griffin missing his second post-season game with a sore left knee, the Bucks' "Big Three" of Giannis Antetokounmpo , Eric Bledsoe and Khris Middleton combined for 77 points on 29-for-52 shooting.

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  • Error can still be made with Var, Guardiola claims
Error can still be made with Var, Guardiola claims

A replay has emerged showing the ball strike the arm of the Spaniard before he bundled it into the back of the net with his hip on 73 minutes - an angle referee Cuneyt Cakir was not shown by VAR. Yet what happened in the first leg was only a taste of what was to come at the Etihad on a night of football madness: a pulsating encounter that will go d...

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  • Detroit Red Wings to hold press conference with Steve Yzerman this afternoon
Detroit Red Wings to hold press conference with Steve Yzerman this afternoon

Two people familiar with the decision say Steve Yzerman will be named general manager of the Detroit Red Wings . Holland will remain with Detroit, signing a multi-year extension while moving into a senior vice president position. Eight of those seasons he served as the Lightning's general manager. "I'm extremely excited to be back in Detroit",...

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  • Napoli v Arsenal: Koscielny urges Gunners focus after Europa League win
Napoli v Arsenal: Koscielny urges Gunners focus after Europa League win

Arsenal's final Premier League game at Burnley comes three weeks and three days after this injury so Ramsey would have to recover speedily to play again domestically before his departure. "We did it with Laca", Koscielny told BT Sport. Arsenal's away woes this season are well documented - they have won only two of their last 12 matches o...

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  • Ajax’s Andre Onana ready to save Juventus penalties in Uefa Champions League
Ajax’s Andre Onana ready to save Juventus penalties in Uefa Champions League

Last week I spoke to @infofcporto to get his thoughts ahead of the first leg. "The first goal was really good play but Sadio (Mane ) had harder shots that weren't in". Milner agreed: "The result a year ago was a bit of a false result". "Here at home normally we are a very strong team with our fans behind us". Despite that, Conceicao, who als...

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  • Ciara Celebrates Russell Wilson’s $140 Million Deal
Ciara Celebrates Russell Wilson’s $140 Million Deal

He'll probably command something in the ballpark of $13-14 million annually, and at age 28 he could easily sign a four or five-year deal. Wilson and his agent, Mark Rodgers, had imposed a deadline on April 15th as the final time they would address a new contract with the Seahawks ahead of the final year of his existing contract.

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  • Barcelona set to sign De Ligt as Ajax agreement nears
Barcelona set to sign De Ligt as Ajax agreement nears

However, the Dutch outfit came from one down to secure a spot in the last four after goals from Donny van de Beek and Matthijs de Ligt . He won the last three titles with Real Madrid , while also winning in 2013-14 and in 2007-08 with Manchester United .

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  • Oakland A's Offered Kyler Murray Additional $14 Million To Play Baseball
Oakland A's Offered Kyler Murray Additional $14 Million To Play Baseball

The No. 2 overall player on NFL Network draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah's Top 50 prospects list isn't expected to fall outside the first five picks. "I get excited. We've given you the number of first-rounders each school produced, you just name the program. Kingsbury said Rosen has been "phenomenal" amid the ongoing speculation.

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  • Salah admits his screamer against Chelsea was 'a bit lucky'
Salah admits his screamer against Chelsea was 'a bit lucky'

Without public address announcements to explain the situation, many Nottingham Forest fans on the other end were chanting for their team and whistled their anger at what they saw as a pitch invasion, incensing some of the Liverpool supporters.

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  • Barcelona hammer Manchester United to reach Champions League semis
Barcelona hammer Manchester United to reach Champions League semis

Even De Gea, so often the saviour in the ruin of the post-Ferguson years, this time let his side down. It was bad news for fellow football great Cristiano Ronaldo who won't win a fourth straight title after Ajax eliminated Juventus following a won 2-1 to reach the semifinals for the first time since 1997.

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  • Daniel Ricciardo starts seventh on grid at 1000th F1 GP
Daniel Ricciardo starts seventh on grid at 1000th F1 GP

Hamilton, the most successful driver by far around the 5.4-km Shanghai International Circuit with five wins to date, ended the day fourth. All cars headed out for their final run in Q3 with 2 minutes and 25 seconds left on the clock. Vettel qualified third, with team mate Charles Leclerc fourth. "You can't make any mistakes". Vettel broke th...

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  • Jordan Hasay finishes third in Boston Marathon - after a year of injuries
Jordan Hasay finishes third in Boston Marathon - after a year of injuries

Johnson is a seven-time NASCAR champion who took advantage of NASCAR's schedule this year - the race at Richmond was on Saturday - to fulfill his goal of running the Boston Marathon . A year after she withdrew from the Boston Marathon due to injury, Arroyo Grande native Jordan Hasay finished in third place at the marathon, according to a tweet ...

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  • The putt that sealed Tiger Woods' Masters win
The putt that sealed Tiger Woods' Masters win

Those errors left him too far back to prevent Woods claiming a remarkable fifth Masters victory and a 15th major championship, with Molinari limping home in 74 to finish two shots off the pace on 11 under par. "I think that I've driven a lot more youth to the game", Woods said. I really couldn't do much of anything. I wasn't going to let that hap...

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  • Mane & Salah keep Liverpool’s title hopes alive
Mane & Salah keep Liverpool’s title hopes alive

Chelsea fans could only watch, stunned, in silence, and probably trying hard not to think about the fact that Salah used to be on Chelsea until they deemed him surplus to requirements. "We controlled the ball really well but one moment in the game and they are back in it", Sterling said."But we responded again and got the third goal.

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  • Zach Johnson birdies after practice swing gaffe
Zach Johnson birdies after practice swing gaffe

Ultimately, Johnson did not need to take a penalty stroke because he had not meant to hit the ball and it was not yet in play. Johnson was standing on the 13 tee at even par for the day after a bogey on 12, when he took a practice swing with his driver, and accidentally made contact with his ball that was on the tee.

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  • Hodgson sends Manchester City warning ahead of Sunday’s crunch-match
Hodgson sends Manchester City warning ahead of Sunday’s crunch-match

The champions' return to the top of the table extended to only a few hours on Sunday before Liverpool rescaled the summit with victory against Chelsea . City began the second half in the same dominant way, De Bruyne narrowly failing to play Sergio Aguero through and Guaita gathering well when a De Bruyne cross deflected off Martin Kelly .

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  • Israel Folau: Rugby bosses meet with player and position is 'unchanged'
Israel Folau: Rugby bosses meet with player and position is 'unchanged'

Israel Folau of the Waratahs warms up during the round seven Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Sunwolves at McDonald Jones Stadium on March 29, 2019 in Newcastle, Australia. "Rugby is an inclusive sport, and we do not support these views", an RFU spokesperson said. 'Our joint position regarding Israel Folau is unchanged'.

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  • Marcos Rojo Starts - Manchester United Team vs West Ham Confirmed
Marcos Rojo Starts - Manchester United Team vs West Ham Confirmed

In 1995 West Ham's draw with Man Utd at Upton Park on the final day of the season cost them a hat-trick of titles, they took great pleasure from Paolo Di Canio's goal in the FA Cup in 2001 that won the tie at Old Trafford, the farewell to the Boleyn victory in 2016 when Winston Reid scored the victor and this season's 3-1 evisceration of Jose Mou...

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  • Tiger Woods cops accidental slide tackle after miracle shot at US Masters
Tiger Woods cops accidental slide tackle after miracle shot at US Masters

Scott, the 2013 Masters victor, surged up the leaderboard thanks in no small part to a spectacular eagle at the 15th. Woods had played a sublime recovery shot from the pine straw immediately prior to that incident and duly converted his resulting birdie putt before picking up another shot at the 15th to get to six under.

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  • Kane unlikely to return this season, says Pochettino
Kane unlikely to return this season, says Pochettino

In the enforced absence of Harry Kane and Dele Alli , the kind fixture list meant Spurs' gleaming new stadium was the land of opportunity. Injured in the first quarter-final match of the Champions League against Manchester City , the Tottenham striker Harry Kane will miss three months, MSN reported .

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  • 76ers rest starters ahead of playoffs, beat Bulls 125-109 | AP sports
76ers rest starters ahead of playoffs, beat Bulls 125-109 | AP sports

A lot has been made about the Philadelphia 76ers starting unit playing only 10 games together heading into the playoffs, but thte team went 8-2 during those 10 games and beat some pretty elite teams. Brand, however, said "it's possible" he won't play. "We didn't have the weapons (last year) we have this year". Boylen isn't concerned about his rep...

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  • Jovic 'Not Interested' In Barcelona, Claims Father
Jovic 'Not Interested' In Barcelona, Claims Father

The 21-year-old has 24 goals and seven assists this season. As we have already stated, Felix will not come cheap but Wolves have a big transfer kitty to play with and it would be a real statement of intent if they were to land one of the hottest youngsters in Europe, ahead of some big clubs.

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  • Chelsea owner Abramovich talks to Zola more than me - Sarri
Chelsea owner Abramovich talks to Zola more than me - Sarri

Sarri continues to have only fleeting contact with Roman Abramovich , whose commitment to the club remains unswerving despite confirmation the owner has stopped paying up front for his £1m-a-year corporate box at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea were hit with the two-window transfer ban by Federation Internationale de Football Association last month, ove...

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  • Anthony Davis Doesn't Regret Trade Request:
Anthony Davis Doesn't Regret Trade Request: "It's Over With Now"

Though he is under contract through next season, the Pelicans seem amenable to moving Davis so that he won't leave for nothing in free agency. And as he entered the arena ahead of the game, Davis may or may not have been sending a message to fans with the shirt he made a decision to wear.

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  • Diego Costa: Striker handed eight-game ban for abusing referee
Diego Costa: Striker handed eight-game ban for abusing referee

Costa, who has also been fined £5,200, will finish the season with five goals in 21 games this season. The Spain global has made 21 appearances across all competitions for Atletico so far this season, finding the back of the net on five occasions and registering three assists.

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