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Columbus Blue Jackets forward Matt Calvert was suspended one game for his cross-check to Pittsburgh's Tom Kuhnhackl late in the third period of a Game 2 loss to the Penguins. The Columbus Blue Jackets will try to engineer the unlikeliest of playoff comebacks without one of their most dynamic players. "You do that many good things in a game, you know, to only be able to score one goal is, it's the way it goes sometimes in the playoffs, but you do it enough and I think it allows us to ...
  • '20 Weeks': Serena Williams Hints at Pregnancy on Snapchat

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    Most marvelled at the idea that the 23-time Grand Slam victor was pregnant in January's Australian Open, when she won yet another title. Arguably the greatest tennis player - male or female - based on achievements, quality of opponents, era and tenacity, Williams is only one Grand Slam win away from tying Australian Margaret Court's record 24.
  • ESPN will lay off 100 on-air personalities and writers, source says

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    Brown. A necessary component of managing change involves constantly evaluating how we best utilize all of our resources, and that sometimes involves hard decisions. However, UT officials indicated there has been no change with the university's relationship with ESPN, and it's unlikely the sweeping cuts will affect the Longhorn Network.
  • Harden played Game 4 win with injured ankle

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    With a 113-109 win on Sunday, the Rockets took a 3-1 lead in the series and once again showed that they can persevere in hard situations. "If he says, 'I don't want to answer that, ' fine". "Then say, 'Russell, you ain't played well at all.' Or say, 'Russell, the team hasn't played well.' Don't say, 'When Russell goes out, the team doesn't play well.' It don't matter".
  • NBA Playoff results from Tuesday

    NBA Playoff results from Tuesday

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    Gordon Hayward scored 27 points and pulled down 8 rebounds for the Jazz, who took a 3-2 series lead with game 6 in Salt Lake City on Friday. But with both players playing this well in the same season, there has been a legitimate debate over who should win the award.
  • Pitch at Manny Machado's head sparked a heated exchange with Dustin Pedroia

    Pitch at Manny Machado's head sparked a heated exchange with Dustin Pedroia

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    When it came to enacting revenge for Manny Machado's slide into Dustin Pedroia, however, the Red Sox' execution was bad. "It's never me. I just go out there and play the game that I love, leave it on the field and I play with heart". For what it's worth here is a video of Machado taking out Dustin Pedroia on Friday night. Barnes was ejected for the pitch, and when the umpires were discussing the call, Machado and Pedroia had a talk of their own.
  • Clasico win has revitalised Barca title bid - Luis Enrique

    Clasico win has revitalised Barca title bid - Luis Enrique

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    Messi opened the scoring with a mazy dribble capped with a neat chip over goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu before Gomes volleyed home Ivan Rakitic's cross to double the lead. "One of the great things about a club like Madrid is that it has 23 players who can be starters". Deportivo, which has lost eight straight games to Madrid, including the last four at home, stayed 16th in the 20-team standings, only seven points from the relegation zone.
  • Tottenham have bigger dreams than finishing above Arsenal - Mauricio Pochettino

    Tottenham have bigger dreams than finishing above Arsenal - Mauricio Pochettino

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    Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce admits he would not be able to stop Wilfried Zaha from leaving for Tottenham, but believes the Ivory Coast global should stay at Selhurst Park for the sake of his development. "Big dreams. It's important to have them". Would the title race had been over if you hadn't won? But after 88 minutes of fruitless toil, they finally found an equaliser through Dele Alli - and that was not the end of their comeback.
  • FC Barcelona report Malaga President for provocative tweet

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    However, comments from Malaga Coach Michel - who played at Madrid for 14 years - and a tweet from club owner Sheikh Abdullah Al-Thani suggested they would prefer the capital city club to win the title. With the title race looking like it may well go to the wire this season, Malaga are due to play Real on the final day of the season - thus meaning that the result could be decisive.
  • NFL Mock Draft Version 5.0: Cleveland Browns use picks to move up

    NFL Mock Draft Version 5.0: Cleveland Browns use picks to move up

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    There is no Carson Wentz or Andrew Luck available. As a matter of fact, don't take Mitch Trubisky at all. North Carolina junior Mitchell Trubisky started only 13 games for the Tar Heels and is viewed as a future starter, but a limited sample size relative to Clemson's Deshaun Watson creates pause.
  • Cleveland Browns Draft Rumors: Trade Up For The Fifth Pick?

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    Trubisky believes he did a good job addressing the questions he received from scouts and coaches, namely: "Why did it take you three years to become a starter at North Carolina?". Myles Garrett feels like the only promised talent in this season's draft and should be at the top of this years draft. That appears to be a lock, and although the Browns haven't said his name yet, reports indicate their minds are made up.
  • Watch Portland Trail Blazers vs Golden State Warriors Game $ NBA Playoffs live

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    Stephen Curry , who scored 34 points in the Game 3 win, passed the game ball to Golden State GM Bob Myers to give to Kerr on Saturday night. We blew the opportunity, but we still have games to play. Golden State pushed the margin to 33 points in the second half. Golden State scored the first six points of the third quarter to forge a 78-48 lead.