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The former Ireland worldwide was determined to avoid the mistakes of the past this year, and having been a permanent fixture in the top two since October, Brighton have secured promotion to the top tier for the first time since 1983. "I don't necessarily think that was the motivation behind what we've been able to achieve this season", Hughton told Sky Sports . So it's a wonderful feeling for myself but more for a group of supporters and a club when you have a local investor who is prepared ...
  • Jazz's Gobert to miss Game 3 vs Clippers with knee injury

    Jazz's Gobert to miss Game 3 vs Clippers with knee injury

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    In the Game 1 , the Rudy Gobert scored 21 points and stand as the hero of the team. In the final minute, Jordan fouled out with 18 points and 15 rebounds in 35 minutes, but the big man's impact had already been felt at that stage. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 97 points on 48.5 percent shooting and allowing 94 points on 47 percent shooting. That trick of the trade produced multiple easy looks in Game 2 and helps him punish Johnson and other smaller defenders without getting ...
  • Rajon Rondo Out Indefinitely with Fractured Thumb, Celtics Now Have Hope

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    Looking to switch things up for Game 3, Boston coach Brad Stevens went to 31-year-old Gerald Green in the starting lineup, benching Amir Johnson. "We're still expected to win". There's not too much more to say about it". Series: Bulls lead 2-0. The Bulls may have struggled all season with injuries to their key players but all that matters now is that their stars Dwyane Wade, 35, and Jimmy Butler, 27, are healthy and balling hard.
  • Daniel Cormier: Weight Cut "Very Tough", But Something He'll Get Better At

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    Officials from the New York State Athletic Commission approved Cormier's weight at 205. Cormier (19-1) appeared to have a broken nose from Johnson's head kick as they began the second round. Shortly after this failed title bid, the fearsome light heavyweight contender surprised the world by announcing that he'd be retiring from mixed martial arts to focus on a new career -apparently one unrelated to the sport .
  • Gary Lineker says Manchester United's Marcus Rashford is special

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    It is a great feeling to know it is hard for us to lose a match. "Last game against Bournemouth we conceded a goal in a same situation, against Palace a clear handball, against Stoke a penalty with great doubt". I am just concentrating on each game and when the manager calls on me, I will give 100% and look to play as well as I can. "Diego is very risky but the two link positions are the two positions we have to control".
  • Mets' deGrom has start pushed back

    Mets' deGrom has start pushed back

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    Closer Jeurys Familia, making his second appearance of the season after returning from a 15-game domestic-violence suspension, walked home the winning run with the bases loaded in the top of the final frame. Curtis Granderson, who entered Friday night hitting just.143 but came up with the biggest hit in the loss. Granderson's RBI single in the fourth tied it 2-2.
  • Wenger will stay as Arsenal manager

    Wenger will stay as Arsenal manager

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    Goals from Andros Townsend , Yohan Cabaye and Luka Milivojevic saw Palace to their astonishingly comfortable triumph. Some travelling fans told Wenger it was "time to go", also singing " you're not fit to wear the shirt " at the players, as Arsenal were convincingly beaten at relegation-threatened Palace.
  • Ronnie O'Sullivan pegged back by Gary Wilson

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    The 41-year-old was made to work hard by the qualifier from Wallsend, and was relieved to book his place in the second round, where he will face either Shaun Murphy or Yan Bingtao. "As a world champion I loved it, I nearly got three on the bounce but just came short". "This time I'd be very disappointed to bow out early on this year with the preparation I've made, the consistency I've shown and the results stands me in good stead".
  • RPS vs RCB Review: Bowlers dominate as Supergiant win by 27 runs

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    After mistiming a short ball off Harbhajan Singh for a single in the second over of the innings, Kohli found his ominous touch. He gave ways just 9 runs and took 4 wickets in the last match against the Mumbai Indians. Kohli , out of action for nearly a month with a shoulder injury he suffered during the third Test against Australia, got into the groove in no time .
  • Blazers big man Nurkic upgraded to 'doubtful' for Game 3

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    Programming note: Warriors-Blazers Game 3 coverage starts Saturday night at 6:30pm with Warriors Pregame Live on NBC Sports Bay Area, and streaming live right here. So hopefully I see how I feel these next couple days". From the looks of it, Golden State has the luxury of keeping Durant out against Portland. "Hopefully I can be out there with my teammates, grinding it out, trying to move forward and get a W in Game 3".