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They head into the post-season looking very vulnerable. For the Heat, the victory means they will be fighting with the Indiana Pacers (41-40) and Chicago Bulls (40-41) for the last two play-off spots in the East. But Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue made it clear earlier this week that getting everybody healthy for the postseason is more crucial than the significance of any single game.
  • Warburton captains the Lions, no place for Hartley

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    Nowell, who has scored 11 tries in 23 appearances for England, will make history by becoming the first player to be included in the squad whilst playing for the Chiefs . The Welshman, who led the Lions to victory in Australia four years ago, will captain the side for this summer's tour of New Zealand . England's Jamie George, Ireland's Rory Best and Wales' Ken Owens are the three hookers selected, while Wales number eight Ross Moriarty and New Zealand-born Ireland centre Jared Payne are ...
  • Jose Mourinho wanted to pick Axel Tuanzebe vs Anderlecht

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    The French global has played for full 90 minutes in just three Premier League games this season, and Mourinho has now told Martial to find greater consistency if he wants to make most of his potential at United. Do I think Anthony has potential? Yes. But he needs to give me things that I like very much. WAYNE ROONEY was put through his paces in Manchester United training on Wednesday as Jose Mourinho reveals he "could be included" against Anderlecht.
  • Bomb attack made us stronger - Dortmund boss

    Bomb attack made us stronger - Dortmund boss

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    Dortmund may also have defensive midfielder Sebastian Rode and winger Andre Schurrle back. "In Monaco , they sometimes play with four attacking players at the same time". "We are no dreamers". Monaco and Dortmund have several young players, and with the transfer window looming upon us, there will be a lot of scouts at this game for sure.
  • Arsenal scores rare win away at Middlesborough

    Arsenal scores rare win away at Middlesborough

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    While Gunners manager Arsene Wenger switched the formation to 3-4-3, with Oxlade-Chamberlain at right wing-back, the England global focused on the attitude of the players who were heavily criticised after last week's 3-0 defeat by Crystal Palace.
  • Gronkowski pops into White House briefing

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    Uh?" That's clearly a lie because Spicer has never been able to confidently say "I got this" during any briefing of his tenure as White House spokesperson. Good times. Star quarterback Tom Brady will not join his New England Patriots teammates Wednesday when the Super Bowl champions visit the White House to accept congratulations from President Donald Trump for another National Football League title.
  • Giants activate C Buster Posey from concussion list

    Giants activate C Buster Posey from concussion list

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    It was the second straight great outing for Cain who allowed a run over five innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Hammel was ideal through four before getting into trouble in the fifth, then allowing Hunter Pence's run-scoring single in the sixth.
  • Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez acquitted on double murder

    Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez acquitted on double murder

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    A defence attorney hugged him. Despite Hernandez's prior life sentence, legal experts said this double-murder trial still mattered for him personally - and for the justice system. The attorney tells the Boston Globe he hopes people will now see Hernandez "for who he is-a very good young man". "I think he had 24 hours notice [to appear in court]", Baez said.
  • Bulls take 2-0 lead on top-seeded Celtics

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    That's because the Celtics have the far better roster, but their advantage doesn't end there. Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas, son of the Detroit Pistons legend from the 1990's, entered the series with a heavy heart after his sister passed away last week.
  • McLaren confirm Button return

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    Fernando Alonso's decision to race at the Indianapolis 500 instead of the Monaco Grand Prix signals Formula One is going back to the future as it redefines its brand and appeal under new American owners. Although Boullier confirmed Button has completed some simulator work at McLaren's Woking HQ since stepping down from a race seat last November, the Briton has not driven the new MCL32 on a race track.