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Obviously, the stakes are higher, but at the same time , still got to put the ball in the hole. Otto Porter is a fine player, but he won't exactly wow you by draining corner threes. When the stats fail to reveal a clear victor, when neither James Harden nor Russell Westbrook can claim superiority in one area without being countered in another, victories become the tiebreaker.
  • Russell Westbrook's Triple-Double Wasted In Loss

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    Westbrook set a record in that Game Two with the first 50-point triple-double in National Basketball Association history. James Harden had a chance to win the game with a 3-pointer in the final seconds, but his shot drew front iron as the Chesapeake Energy Arena crowd erupted.
  • Button to replace Alonso at F1's Monaco GP

    Button to replace Alonso at F1's Monaco GP

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    McLaren have failed to score any points in two races this season and last won a race in 2012, leaving double champion Alonso frustrated with their lack of success. Alonso's Indianapolis announcement has been followed by Friday's confirmation Jenson Button will return to race duties for the Monte Carlo race, stepping up from his role as reserve driver.
  • 50 years later: South Bend runner finishes Boston Marathon, honors first woman

    50 years later: South Bend runner finishes Boston Marathon, honors first woman

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    Footage from yesterday's race showed Granville holding Piscopo over his shoulders while she gripped a large, American flag. Switzer wore her number 261 in this year's race as well. And alongside of the photographer's truck came the officials' press truck. She endured a number of injuries and setbacks and time away from her 6-year-old daughter while training, but Brezniak says running for the kids makes it all worth it.
  • Busch and Gibbs team hope for breakthrough at Bristol

    Busch and Gibbs team hope for breakthrough at Bristol

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    Truex and his team also see Bristol as another chance to get their short-track program in line. Recent configuration changes have helped widen a second groove but Bristol still remains an aggressive race track . Average finish for Kyle Larson this season, the best of any full-time driver in Cup. I really enjoy coming here, it's a lot of fun. Busch does believe the VHT will play into the hands of drivers with a certain kind of experience outside the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
  • Ichiro slugs HR in possible last Safeco at-bat

    Ichiro slugs HR in possible last Safeco at-bat

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    He is no longer a starter, but did hit.291 and played in 143 games for Miami last season after the Marlin's suffered injuries to their starting outfield. In the first, Seattle scored on a wild pitch. Miami's Edinson Volquez (0-2) barely made it through three innings, giving up four runs, five hits and four walks.
  • Lewis Hamilton 'deflated' after costly Bahrain GP pit-stop error

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    But with the five-second penalty, that made it twice as hard than it was already going to be. "For me that decision from the team to request me to let him through wasn't ideal; it didn't feel good for me, personally". I think we owe it to them. Firstly, the generator allocated to Valtteri Bottas's pole-sitting auto broke down, which meant his tyre pressures were incorrectly set on the grid.
  • Novak Djokovic through to Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters quarter-finals

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    In five previous matches between the two, Djokovic has won all of them, while dropping just one set in all of those contests. The Spanish claycourt specialist won four games in a row, before Murray applied some late pressure, and was implacable as he won the next two with back-to-back breaks and served for the match .
  • Kane back in Tottenham training

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    Pochettino said that Spurs' form without Kane, who has scored 19 league goals this season, proved that the team is not reliant on the England forward, and reiterated that his players deserve more credit for what they achieved since he became manager.
  • Bulls beat Celtics again, Raptors rebound

    Bulls beat Celtics again, Raptors rebound

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    Its one game at a time, one possession at a time". Our job was easy. "We're playing on Friday". "I look at this as this momentum carries him and the Celtics". Mike Conley scored 24 points, Zach Randolph had 18 points and Marc Gasol added 12 points for the Grizzlies. Jimmy Butler led the Bulls in their Game 1 upset, scoring 30 points on 19 shots.
  • Attorney, Authorities Battle Over Aaron Hernandez's Brain

    Attorney, Authorities Battle Over Aaron Hernandez's Brain

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    As Celebrity Insider readers know, Hernandez was discovered dead in his jail cell by corrections officers at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in MA around 3:05 a.m. "Aaron was looking forward to an opportunity for a second chance to prove his innocence" in an appeal of the 2013 verdict, Baez said. Confirmation of the news comes just one day after his body was found hanging in his cell Wednesday.
  • Judge orders Hernandez death evidence preserved

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    His attorney, Jose Baez, said he did not leave a suicide note nor was he on suicide watch. The center studies a progressive degenerative brain disease found in some athletes who have experienced repetitive brain trauma. Hernandez was found hanging from a bedsheet Wednesday, days after being acquitted in a 2012 double homicide case. "I'm sorry to all of the families that have been affected by this - not only my family but his family", Ward said.