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Unfortunately for the Blue Jackets, the stud defenseman will miss the remainder of the National Hockey League playoffs with a facial fracture he suffered in the third period of Game 3 against the Pittsburgh Penguins. "There's pressure, but we know what we're facing". The Columbus Blue Jackets rookie took to social media Sunday night to post a simple message with a picture of his bruised and scarred face: " Playoff hockey".
  • Arsene Wenger Explains 3-4-3 Switch After Arsenal Win At Boro

    Arsene Wenger Explains 3-4-3 Switch After Arsenal Win At Boro

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    Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has explained going with a 3-4-3 formation away against Middlesbrough this evening. The home side started brightly, with skipper Grant Leadbitter going just wide from distance with four minutes gone and high over from similar range 21 minutes later.
  • Ibaka game-time decision for Game 2

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    Down 27-36 after the Raptors went on a 8-0 run to start the second , the Bucks went on a 9-0 run to tie it up, helped by six points from Moose. "It's not something we're unfamiliar with". "And we didn't. I thought they were the more desperate team tonight". "Honestly, I don't know why because what I saw from guys, every time before the game, everybody is ready, everybody is motivated", said Ibaka.
  • Leicester City face test of focus amid Euro drama

    Leicester City face test of focus amid Euro drama

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    He is similar to Anthony Martial in terms of his pace, power and movement and is on the edge of being a superstar, although he's not got the finesse of Thierry Henry. Atletico have additionally been Champions League runners up in two of the last three seasons and Simeone said his side's power to fight got them stand out.
  • Centurion Cristiano Ronaldo reaches another milestone

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    With Bayern Munich hosting the first leg of this blockbuster UEFA Champions League quarterfinal over Real Madrid , the Spanish side would have known the importance of scoring an away goal. "That is his ambition". "The truth is, yes, we're very happy. In the return leg we will have to dig and we know that". "The small details were decisive", Ancelotti said.
  • NBA Star Isaiah Thomas Comforted by Teammate After Tragedy in Moving Photo

    NBA Star Isaiah Thomas Comforted by Teammate After Tragedy in Moving Photo

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    He led the Celtics out for the pre-game warm-up and also had various tribute messages written on his shoes in honour of his sister Chyna (22), including her name and the date of her death. Though he likely wasn't responding directly to Barkley's comments, Boston coach Brad Stevens offered the flawless counter-argument to the analyst's take after the defeat.
  • Blue Jackets beat Penguins 5-4 to avoid sweep

    Blue Jackets beat Penguins 5-4 to avoid sweep

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    Pittsburgh got the late goal but ran out of time. Columbus isn't the only team in trouble. Blue Jackets C Lukas Sedlak returned after missing the previous eight games with an upper-body injury. After a lackluster performance in a 3-1 loss in Game 3, the Rangers came out aggressive early in Game 4. "I just wanted them to see what it was like to win a playoff game with this team together", Tortorella said.
  • Celtics fall to Bulls in emotional game

    Celtics fall to Bulls in emotional game

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    Butler is one of the best two-way players in the league, he has the ability to drop 50 points as well as, lockdown nearly anyone on the perimeter. There were doubts about Rajon Rondo and Dwyane Wade during the regular season and whether they could lead the Bulls.
  • Zinedine Zidane: Isco has shown he belongs at Real Madrid

    Zinedine Zidane: Isco has shown he belongs at Real Madrid

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    Lewandowski joined Bayern from Dortmund in 2014, a few months after Real Madrid knocked the Bavarians out of the Champions League at the semi-final stage. However, even if Lionel Messi , Luis Suarez and Neymar can be trusted to get the goals, there is no guarantee the Catalans will keep the clean sheet they will nearly certainly need to reach the semi-finals.
  • Bayern left fuming over Champions League 'robbery'

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    Madrid pulled off a brilliant result by winning 2-1 in Munich last week thanks to a Ronaldo brace, which gave them a massive advantage coming into tonight's second leg. "He was very wrong and that has knocked us out of Europe". "We wanted to go through and there's a lot of anger in that a match of such intensity is decided by the referee".
  • Redknapp back in English soccer as manager of Birmingham

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    Former Italy global Zola resigned after a 2-0 home defeat to Burton Albion that left Birmingham three points off the relegation zone. HARRY REDKNAPP loves signing players more than once - here are nine multiple-time 'Arry signings who are yet to retire.
  • Grizzlies' Fizdale went off on referees following loss to Spurs

    Grizzlies' Fizdale went off on referees following loss to Spurs

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    Kawhi Leonard matched his postseason high with 32 points and San Antonio rolled to a 111-82 victory over Memphis on Saturday night in Game 1 of the first-round playoff series. Marc Gasol had 32 points, but only seven in the second half as the Grizzlies fell behind by as many as 36 points. Tony Parker added 15 points for San Antonio .