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The Rockets know a key to success will be limiting Oklahoma City's rebounding. The San Antonio Spurs and Memphis Grizzlies will face off in the first round of the NBA Playoffs . "There were times where we thought we let him get away last game". In an interesting twist, Spurs center Pau Gasol will be going up against his younger brother Marc for the first time ever in a playoff series.
  • Former Korean star Thames homers in 5 straight for Brewers

    Former Korean star Thames homers in 5 straight for Brewers

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    We have some NL Central action on Monday as the Milwaukee Brewers head to Wrigley to kick off a 3-game set with the Chicago Cubs . CHICAGO (AP) - The Milwaukee Brewers have found a left-handed complement for Ryan Bryan in the batting order, and everything is right in their world at the moment.
  • Tye hat trick earns Gujarat Lions first win in IPL

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    Tye was included in the team in place of Jason Roy and that decision paid off really well. Another area of concern would be skipper Rohit Sharma's inability to read the googly. Raina was also full of praises for the opening duo of Dwayne Smith (47) and Brendon McCullum (49), who set the platform for a comfortable chase with a 94-run opening partnership.
  • Four Billings women compete in Boston Marathon

    Four Billings women compete in Boston Marathon

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    Switzer's friends intervened, allowing her to make her getaway to become the first woman to "officially" run the Boston Marathon. Kiplagat, a 38-year-old mother of two, showed no signs of slowing down as she won in a time of 2:21:52, finishing nearly a full minute ahead of Bahrain's Rose Chelimo .
  • Conte rates Chelsea's title chances at 50:50 after loss

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    They remain in the driving seat and will face only one top-seven side - Everton - in their last six games, but Conte suggested his team can no longer be considered outright favourites. He said: "The pressure is normal". "We must have great enthusiasm to play these last six games, with patience and a great will to fight". "Man United have to dominate the ball here".
  • France win big on final day at world cycling championships

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    Germany's Kristina Vogel holds her bike aloft as she celebrates after winning the women's keirin final at the World Track Cycling championships in Hong Kong, Sunday, April 16, 2017. Shmeleva, ranked No. 6 in the world in the event, finished in 33.282 seconds to beat Germany's Miriam Welte, whose time of 33.382 seconds left her with silver.
  • Rana and McClenaghan inspire another Mumbai win

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    Pollard followed up his match-winning 70 against RCB on Friday with 39 off 23 balls to help steer Mumbai to a victory, that sends his side top of the table, over Gujarat at the Wankhede Stadium. The former New Zealand captain laid the foundation while Karthik smashed 48 off 26 balls which was largely responsible in Lions crossing 175-run mark.
  • Cavs sign Edy Tavares, Dahntay Jones; waive Larry Sanders

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    He was a big part of what we did in the playoffs (last year) because there was never any slippage. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar sounded ready for the playoffs and he believes they are still capable of winning the championship despite struggling late in the regular season.
  • Cavs survive in playoff opener

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    But, as usual, the Pacers couldn't contain James, who improved to 45-7 in the opening round and made sure he and his teammates didn't stumble out of the postseason gate. "We have a resilient group", Irving said. "We challenged them the last time we were here". In LeBron's first Cavaliers 2.0 playoff series, against the Boston Celtics, the average price on the secondary market was $271 and the cheapest ticket was $68, double prices for this year's first-round series.
  • Iglesias, Zimmermann power Tigers past Red Sox, 4-1

    Iglesias, Zimmermann power Tigers past Red Sox, 4-1

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    Currently Boston is in third place at 3-2 in the AL East one game behind the Orioles and Rays, who are tied for first place. Pablo Sandoval's 2016 was the nadir of his career: The Red Sox third baseman played in three games, reached base once in seven plate appearances, and went to the season-ending DL after a shoulder surgery, although he was visibly overweight by his standards and once broke his belt while taking a cut.
  • Pacers could have Glenn Robinson III back for Game 2

    Pacers could have Glenn Robinson III back for Game 2

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    They didn't. First, it was Tristan Thompson denying George any impact on an inbound play, something the Cavs and Ty Lue had schemed against in practice leading into the Game 1 contest. Do you think LeBron will go off for 50, 20 and 15? I've made that shot millions of times. "What if there wasn't a rain delay in the World Series..." I just thought if we got to those 50/50 balls and the offensive rebounds that it'd have been a totally different game.