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I knew lighting wasn't going to strike twice in the same place ". Playing in front of a deafening Milwaukee crowd that made the Air Canada Centre feel like a library, the Raptors looked completely unhinged from the opening tipoff against a young Bucks team that featured two rookies in Thon Maker , who was playing high school basketball at this time previous year in Ontario, and Malcolm Brogdon .
  • Infantino vows video refereeing at 2018 World Cup

    Infantino vows video refereeing at 2018 World Cup

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    FIFA President Gianni Infantino had already stated that he wanted the technology to be used in Russian Federation, and now he has ended any doubt. The technology can be used to review major incidents such as goals, penalties, red cards and cases of mistaken identity.
  • Franco hits grand slam, Phillies beat Marlins 7-4

    Franco hits grand slam, Phillies beat Marlins 7-4

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    Even if this was a vocal minority, they sure let their voices be heard on talk radio and social media in the last three weeks. Over on the Phillies' side, they're wheeling out RHP Jeremy Hellickson for the Thursday start. He is hitting.350 (7-for-20) in his last five games. "I know that it's coming and I know that it's going to happen. I'm just trying to see the ball and make good contact on it".
  • Blues get faceoff leader back with Paul Stastny

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    Louis being close and only having to play four games the first series". The defenseman's shot from the left circle bounced away from Allen, and then ricocheted off Forsberg's skate and into the net for a 3-1 lead at 12:11. Josi will do his best to even out the point battle. "In the regular season we had games where we beat them and maybe he's right". How did they pull this off against the Blackhawks? The two teams entered the final frame tied 1-1, with smaller breaks and bounces being the ...
  • Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino holds crunch talks with defender

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    After three years you can see how the team is improving every year and all our decisions so far are good. "But the good thing is we have the plan to try to improve and we will deliver it when we finish the season". Pochettino continued: "I don't know what Xavi said - is he working for Manchester City now?" "It's important to have memory". Mauricio Pochettino's team are four points behind the leaders with six games to play.
  • Red Sox Pitcher Throws At Manny Machado's Head

    Red Sox Pitcher Throws At Manny Machado's Head

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    Boston second baseman Dustin Pedroia had to be helped from the field in the bottom of the eighth inning after hurting his knee. It caught the bat extended over Machado's right shoulder instead, strangely creating a foul ball that bounced off the bat and into Machado's back.
  • Astros place OF Jake Marisnick on 7-day concussion DL

    Astros place OF Jake Marisnick on 7-day concussion DL

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    Hernandez collided with Jose Altuve . Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve (head) is out of the starting lineup on Wednesday night against the Cleveland Indians. In the aftermath of Tuesday night's collision in right field, the Houston Astros had to make another roster move. Both players left the game, with a dazed-looking Altuve walking off and Hernandez needing to be carted off.
  • Top five Tottenham news stories

    Top five Tottenham news stories

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    It wasn't easy after a tough game against Tottenham. Game on! Chelsea will be hosting Southampton at Stamford Bridge on April. 25th at 2:45 pm EST for a wild Premier League soccer match . "For the forward it's very important to score. because the goal is your life", Conte said. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has flatly rejected Cesc Fabregas' call for Eden Hazard to be more selfish, saying it is "not my idea of football".
  • Chelsea boss Conte: I was always confident in Costa

    Chelsea boss Conte: I was always confident in Costa

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    Cahill said in the London Evening Standard: "It was causing me a lot of pain and that's why we went to hospital to check it all out". "A big psychological step after the defeat against United". Conte said: "For strikers it's very important to score". "The goal is their life". I want to say thanks to John but he knows my admiration for him.
  • Paul George: Lance Stephenson needs to control himself better

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    Kawhi Leonard led the Spurs in Game 2 to get the 2-0 lead over the Grizzlies heading into Game 3 and 4 in Memphis. "They had to shoot contested twos". Cleveland is 12-0 when starting 2-0 in the postseason. The move almost sent an unbalanced Stephenson face-first into the floor at the free throw line.
  • David Krejci (upper body) still unavailable for Bruins

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    Boston hosts the next two games at TD Garden Monday and Wednesday. So, are you anticipating more hatred from Boston? "We were a better team", Pastrnak said. Today is a new day. "For us, it's not about what's happened in the past, it's about the present". The Bruins had only one shot in the last 16 minutes of the period and couldn't get any traction against Ottawa.