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Counting last season's 4-1 victory in the Western semifinals, Golden State has beaten Portland in 11 of the past 12 contests. The typically spot-on Splash Brothers weren't hitting consistently. Lillard, who missed all four of his 3-point attempts, finished with 12 points. Additionally, what other team could offer the players a better situation? The Warriors simply have way too much firepower for an undermanned Trail Blazers squad.
  • Westbrook makes history with 42nd triple-double, Cavs collapse

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    The shot not only earned Westbrook his 10th assist for the game, but also brought the Thunder to within 10 points of the Denver Nuggets . On April 10, he recorded his 42nd triple-double with 50 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists in a 106-105 victory over the Denver Nuggets, breaking Oscar Robertson's 55-year-old record for most triple-doubles (41) in a season.
  • Perry scores in OT, Ducks take 3-0 series lead over Flames

    Perry scores in OT, Ducks take 3-0 series lead over Flames

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    Regehr said even after his club's Game 3 overtime loss there was still optimism because numerous players on that team had won the Cup two years earlier. Only four teams in National Hockey League history have gone on to overcome a 3-0 series deficit. The old cliché says that you aren't really in trouble until you lose at home.
  • Mignolet delight as Liverpool prove defensive strength

    Mignolet delight as Liverpool prove defensive strength

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    Mourinho said: "Normally you win the title if you are 22 matches unbeaten and we are struggling to finish top four". Pulis took Stoke to the FA Cup final, losing 1-0 to Manchester City in 2011, and into the Europa League but has never finished in the top half of the Premier League.
  • Would You Buy Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) On These Analyst Ratings?

    Would You Buy Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) On These Analyst Ratings?

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    The company earned $3.78 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.78 billion. Whilst it is true that the higher the ROE the better the company is performing, ROE does have a weakness. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 10th were paid a dividend of $0.675 per share. On 4/25/2016 Genuine Parts Company announced a quarterly dividend of $0.66 2.68% with an ex dividend date of 6/1/2016 which will be payable on 7/1/2016.
  • NBA Playoffs Round 1: Washington Wizards Best Atlanta Hawks 114-107

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    The Wizards rode the back of their All-Star Point Guard John Wall to win 114-107 in that contest. "The game ratchets up when you get into the playoffs", Durant said. They were better in the second half but feel that needs to improve. (They got out-rebounded 60 to 47). The Wizards' guards are going to carry the mail for them and Schroder needs to stop them.
  • Germaine Mason, Beijing Olympic high-jump silver medallist, dies in motorbike crash

    Germaine Mason, Beijing Olympic high-jump silver medallist, dies in motorbike crash

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    Team GB high-jumper Germaine Mason has died following a motorcycle crash, police announced on Thursday. Mason, 34, a former student of the Wolmer's High School for Boys is the national record holder in the high jump event. Mason's mother persuaded him to switch allegiance, which was ratified by athletics' governing body, the IAAF, in 2006. As the news emerged, the Prime Minister of Jamaica - Andrew Holness - tweeted his condolences.
  • Aaron Hernandez had Bible verse scrawled on his forehead

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    He had attempted to block the door from the inside by jamming it with various items, prison officials said. He was now serving a life sentence for the murder of Odin Lloyd , but the recent acquittal was believed to be crucial for Hernandez's appeal in the Lloyd case.
  • Serena Williams expecting a baby this fall

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    However, Williams' team confirmed the implications of the photo later in the day. "I'm happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this fall", the publicist said in a statement to AFP. "She's already done so much, does she need more?" Williams has made no secret of her desire to have a family. But there's equal if not more reason to believe Williams has unfinished business.
  • Gabriel Jesus doubtful for FA Cup semi-final

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    Fabian Delph made it three with a cracker, Sterling again the architect as he cut the ball back for Delph on the edge of the box to smash into the bottom corner. The Tigers went down 3-1 at Manchester City on Saturday and they have managed just one point on their travels since Silva took charge of the club at the start of January.
  • Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay Rays

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    He was helped back to the dugout by manager John Farrell and was replaced by Steve Selsky . Boston Marathon bombing survivor Roseann Sdoia and firefighter Mike Materia throw out the ceremonial first pitch before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays in Boston , Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Boston .