• Bruins D Miller returns for Game 4

    Bruins D Miller returns for Game 4

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    Game 4 is Wednesday night at TD Garden. The Bruins lost Game 3 4-3 in overtime and trail the best-of-7 series 2-1. Game 4 is Wednesday night. The Bruins lost a defenseman in the first period in four consecutive games, starting with Torey Krug (upper body) and Brandon Carlo (lower body) in the final two games of the regular season.
  • Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant questionable for Game 2

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    ESPN's Marc Stein reported Wednesday, citing sources , that Durant missed the team shootaround due to a strained calf that he suffered during the Warriors' Game 1 victory. Nurkic, traded to Portland on February 12 from the Denver Nuggets, missed the last seven games of the regular season as well as Game 1 against the Warriors with a non-displaced right leg fracture.
  • Jordy Smith wins first Bells Beach surfing title

    Jordy Smith wins first Bells Beach surfing title

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    Smith, 29, wasn't messing around in the final on Wednesday where he unloaded with his textbook carves, giant floaters, and ruthless snaps while racking up a total of 18.90 points. Smith had earlier defeated Adriano de Souza in the quarter-finals and beat Ezekiel Lau in his semi-final heat. "If I learned anything from last year, he (Florence) only started his run from Brazil - it's a long year".
  • Two-goal Dybala upstages Messi as Juve thump Barcelona

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    Barcelona started the second half in much better fashion with Messi rolling an effort inches wide of the upright and Buffon just beating Luis Suarez to an Ivan Rakitic through-ball. Speaking earlier this week about the resounding victory over Barcelona , one of his alleged suitors, Dybala said, "I've dreamt of experiencing games like this ever since I was a child".
  • Snap Shots: Jackets 5, Pens 4

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    Columbus Blue Jackets' Zach Werenski celebrates his goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period in Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, April 16, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio . But the Penguins regained their composure and pushed back hard during the second period to tie the score at 3-3. To make matters worse, play was allowed to continue and while Werenski took himself bleeding from the ice, Pittsburgh took advantage to score.
  • Chicago Bulls: Race To The Playoffs

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    The Nets only had 56 points at that point and they really didn't play awful after the first quarter, but it simply was not happening. Regarding sitting out, Lopez said "I completely understand they could be upset by it". Still, George vs. LeBron James should be great, and maybe we'll get more Lance Stephenson silliness. "I don't think when you win 20 games you can say [you're happy]".
  • Celts clinch top seed as East playoff picture set

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    The 2017 National Basketball Association season isn't over yet, but Isaiah Thomas must contribute every ounce of energy that he has to make the Celtics effective. The Cavs did get forward Tristan Thompson back after he missed four games with a sprained right thumb. Bradley came off the floor shaking his hand in the third quarter, but he was cleared to return.
  • Detroit Tigers 8 Observations From 4-1 Win Against Boston Red Sox

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    The Red Sox were without all three, and whether it was the depleted lineup or Verlander's dominance, the offense never got anything going. Zimmermann (1-0), whose 2016 season was hampered by groin and neck injuries, limited the Red Sox to one run on four hits in his longest outing since June 30.
  • John Tortorella hopes Blue Jackets listen to their crappy victory music

    John Tortorella hopes Blue Jackets listen to their crappy victory music

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    After getting the winning goal in overtime in Game 2, Alexander Radulov put the Canadiens up 3-0 Sunday night, giving him two goals and three assists in the last two games. Kyle Quincey took a stupid penalty up 3-0 and the Penguins' subsequent power-play goal almost turned the tide dramatically enough to actually shift the final outcome of the game.
  • National Basketball Association fines Grizzlies coach for "take that for data" rant

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    Fizdale unleashed one of the all-time great postgame rants, claiming the officials "won't rook us" and concluding his press conference with " Take that for data! " after breaking down the numbers. They're going to need him tomorrow. Leonard opened the game by making his first three shots and four free throws as the Spurs built a 13-point lead, the same deficit they faced in the opening period Saturday.
  • Cavaliers make it 2-0 over Pacers

    Cavaliers make it 2-0 over Pacers

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    Cleveland was led by their three-headed monster with Kyrie Irving scoring a game-high 37 points, Kevin Love's 27 and LeBron James' 25 points. Cavs lead by seven points after the first half of the game but the Pacers followed through the second half.