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But as much as they would like a sweep, the Penguins know it's risky to bring out the brooms too early. Crosby: "I think you kind of go about it the same as you normally would". "It's the stomping on the throat, as graphic as that may sound, to finish the game", Foligno said. "We have to be aware when they're forechecking, but it's been a really fair series".
  • Cristiano Ronaldo: Tell me who doubted me

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    Real could have further extended their advantage as Marcelo's shot from the left flew wide and Benzema's angled effort and a header from Ramos were both correctly ruled out for offside. Hopefully Real Madrid win and we get through to the semifinals. "I thought it was going to be a difficult match before going on the pitch, that Bayern would go hard in the game", the forward said.
  • Herrera vows to keep proving his worth to Man Utd's Mourinho

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    When United were without the ball, he was assigned to man-mark Eden Hazard - completely nullifying the threat from the Belgian for the entire match. The former England global has started only 13 games for United this season and was linked with a move to the Chinese Super League in January and February.
  • Dortmund's Bartra faces month out after bus bomb attack

    Dortmund's Bartra faces month out after bus bomb attack

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    Prosecutors revealed on Wednesday that three similar letters claiming responsibility were found near the site of the attack which indicated an Islamic extremist background. Germany has been on high alert since a series of jihadist attacks a year ago, including a Christmas market truck rampage in Berlin . "The accused was arrested (on Wednesday) in connection with the attack on the Borussia Dortmund team coach".
  • Bill O'Brien, Texans Love 'Cannon-Armed' Patrick Mahomes

    Bill O'Brien, Texans Love 'Cannon-Armed' Patrick Mahomes

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    Considered among the top three passers in the draft, Mahomes' name can be found all over mock draft boards. However, there seems to be a school of thought saying with some quality National Football League coaching, Mahomes could potentially develop into the top passer to come from this draft.
  • Tough tackling Mesut Ozil star matches his Arsenal record

    Tough tackling Mesut Ozil star matches his Arsenal record

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    German global Mesut Ozil was the hero as his goal in the 71st minute gave the Gunners a deserved win. Boro are second bottom, six points adrift of safety with six games left. The Gunners knew before the game that a victory against relegation threatened Middlesbrough will be of great help for them, and fought hard to record an incredible win.
  • Wei-Yin Chen throws a gem as Miami shuts out Seattle

    Wei-Yin Chen throws a gem as Miami shuts out Seattle

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    Robinson Cano worked a 10-pitch walk from Chen in the fourth inning. But a double by Seattle Mariners right fielder Mitch Haniger off Kyle Barraclough with one out in the ninth denied Miami for the second time in three days. He had allowed no hits with two strikeouts and two walks when Marlins manager Don Mattingly replaced him on the mound in the eighth inning with Brad Ziegler, who pitched a ideal eighth.
  • Michigan State to Host 2019 and 2020 NCAA Golf Regionals

    Michigan State to Host 2019 and 2020 NCAA Golf Regionals

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    UD was one of 600 sites that submitted bids across the country to host their preliminary rounds and finals for multiple sports and division games. The arena has hosted a lot of events, but Connolly says hosting in 2016 was something really new and they learned from it.
  • Patriots CB Butler still in play for Saints

    Patriots CB Butler still in play for Saints

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    Should the Bills decline to match the offer, the Patriots will likely let free-agent running back LeGarrette Blount find a new team. The signing doesn't necessarily mean that Butler will be returning for the 2017 season, as the 27-year-old cornerback could still very well be traded ahead of the NFL Draft.
  • Grades From 106-100 Loss To Toronto Raptors

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    The Raptors promptly ended the game on a 6-0 run, setting up a crucial showdown in Game 3. After a better start by the Celtics, a familiar theme started to take hold as the Bulls took control by again dominating on the offensive glass. Milwaukee's length and size in the paint continued to bother the Raptors. He had 28 points in Game 1 Saturday. Isaiah Thomas (20/4/2) played 42 minutes, but was limited by Chicago's defense, going 6-for-15 shooting, including 1-for-5 from three.
  • Timeline of Aaron Hernandez's legal problems

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    He was 27 years old. In Connecticut, where Hernandez was raised, friends were in shock and grieving. But his father, the man who kept the 16-year-old anchored, died in 2006 from complications after a routine hernia surgery. Prosecutors said he gunned them down after one of them accidentally spilled a drink on him in a nightclub. - August 27, 2012: Hernandez signs a five-year, $40 million contract with the Patriots.
  • NBA fines Grizzlies' Fizdale $30000 for officiating rant

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    Kawhi shot more free throws than our whole team. Without the benefit of many shots at the charity stripe (Memphis shot just nine free throws in the second half), the Grizzlies stormed all the way back and brought the game to within four early in the fourth, only to sputter out and lose the game 96-82.