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On a day Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum put on a dazzling display of shot-making for Portland , the NBA's top-seeded team of superstars found its touch down the stretch and defended with objective. The Wizards were able to fill the defensive roles. Considering Washington's youth in their top 3 players (Wall 26, Beal 23, Porter 23), this matchup could shape the Eastern Conference for the next few seasons.
  • Kevin Durant should sit out entire series if he needs to

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    McCollum to just 23 combined points. Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard , center, drives past Golden State Warriors' JaVale McGee (1) during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in Oakland, Ca.
  • Nene's ideal game puts Thunder on the brink

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    Russell Westbrook, who raced out to a triple-double by halftime, could not save his team in this game, and perhaps, the season as they now face an elimination game on the road, down 3-1. After all, the question "why does the team struggle without Westbrook on the floor?" is pretty easily answered with "because Westbrook is our best player".
  • Jury Deadlocked in Political Corruption Trial

    Jury Deadlocked in Political Corruption Trial

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    They were called back into the courtroom about 15 minutes later and were given instructions to return Wednesday for further deliberation. NBC 5's Ken Kalthoff will be tweeting live from the courthouse - the latest information will be in his Twitter feed to the right.
  • Anthony Joshua vs. Wladimir Klitschko Mayweather Boxing Club Predictions

    Anthony Joshua vs. Wladimir Klitschko Mayweather Boxing Club Predictions

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    A record-breaking crowd of 90,000 will fill the Wembley Stadium this Saturday for what will be the most a historic night of boxing under the famous arch in North London. If Klitschko thought he suffered a rude awakening against Fury, then I feel he could be in for another one against Joshua. Because it was the most recent one, it is very relevant, but Fury is completely different to me.
  • Former Sevilla sports director Monti signs 4-year Roma deal

    Former Sevilla sports director Monti signs 4-year Roma deal

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    Roma have announced the appointment of Monchi as their new Sporting Director, after lengthy negotiations. Manchester City will receive no transfer fee for Navas because his contract expires on June 30, and he is expected to be one of numerous departures this summer as Pep Guardiola attempts to overhaul his underachieving squad.
  • Biden spotted at Wizards playoff game

    Biden spotted at Wizards playoff game

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    Turn and say, you're a horse's tail. Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during an event to formally launch the Biden Institute, a research and policy center focused on domestic issues at the University of DE, in Newark, Del., Monday, March 13, 2017.
  • Reps for Serena Williams confirm announcement of her pregnancy

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    While Williams will not play again in 2017, meaning she will miss the year's remaining three grand slams - the French Open, Wimbledon and US Open - her publicist did say she would return to the tour in 2018. According to CNN, the couple had announced their engagement last December, which came as a surprise to her fans. If the snap was an announcement of firsts, Williams is expecting her first child with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, whom she got engaged to late previous year.
  • Former Cal basketball star headed to Kansas

    Former Cal basketball star headed to Kansas

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    His 9.9 rebounds averaged led the American Athletic Conference , and his 19.2 points averaged was good for second in the league. He averaged 19.2 points (2nd in the AAC) and 9.9 rebounds (1st in the AAC) per game. K.J., a 6-foot-7 guard/forward, averaged 12.3 points per game at Memphis while grabbing 8.1 rebounds. "He's a very competitive athlete who we feel will add to our culture here", Self said.
  • Joe Thornton's knee surgery a success, Sharks say

    Joe Thornton's knee surgery a success, Sharks say

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    We know this next series will be tougher than the last one. The Senators lead the series 3-2 with a game set for Sunday afternoon. "They're going to try and shut us down", said Draisaitl. The Wild didn't shy away on the brink of elimination, scoring twice in a five minute span on goals from Mikko Koivu and Jason Zucker to force the extra period.