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SAN JOSE - Joel Ward: Following an underwhelming regular season, one off last year's playoff hero (7g 6a) will be expected to chip in when it counts. He coached the Sharks through 540 regular-season games and 62 playoff matches. Getting the more experienced playoff team and the plus money is where I see value in this matchup.
  • NFL Nation 2017 Mock Draft: Saints select Deshaun Watson

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    Danny Shelton may have the opportunity to play with Garrett in 2017, having been drafted first by the Cleveland Browns in 2015. "There are a lot of coaches around the league that would love to work with this piece of clay", Mayock said. "These kids are so cool", said Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Allen , another likely early pick . "You hear stories about these kids and the severity of their illnesses, and then you see them here and they are so alive".
  • Beal, Wall lead Wizards past Hawks, 103-99

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    The victor will be in great position to close out its Southeast Division rival in Game 6 in Atlanta , or possibly Game 7 back in Washington . Almost all of his defensive rebounds last night, for example, were uncontested, with no Hawks players in the immediate vicinity; by my count, all four of his offensive rebounds were of the volleyball variety, where he tipped the ball out toward a teammate on the perimeter, rather than actually securing the rebound himself.
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo dominates as Bucks upset Raptors in Game 1

    Giannis Antetokounmpo dominates as Bucks upset Raptors in Game 1

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    The Raptors have lost the opening game in eight consecutive playoff series, a streak of futility Toronto star DeMar DeRozan was at a loss to explain. The young Bucks chipped away at it by executing some of the same things that made them so terrifying in Game 1 - driving dunks from the Greek Freak, jumpers by Khris Middleton , sweet three-point shooting from Tony Snell .
  • Chelsea 4-2 Southampton: Gary Cahill believes Blues on brink of title

    Chelsea 4-2 Southampton: Gary Cahill believes Blues on brink of title

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    Eden Hazard and Diego Costa played very well. Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard says he is only focused on finishing the season on a high and is not thinking about his long-term future. You reach the final in the FA Cup, a great competition. It paid off at Wembley and the effects were felt by Southampton as the refreshed duo unsettled the Southampton defence.
  • Cardinals exercise 5th-year option on Deone Bucannon's contract

    Cardinals exercise 5th-year option on Deone Bucannon's contract

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    The option means he will get paid roughly $8.7 million in 2018. A key cog in the Cardinals' defensive scheme, Bucannon has also registered 5.0 sacks and developed a reputation as one of the best hybrid linebackers in the NFL. The only other linebacker to put together that much production across the stat sheet was Thomas Davis. Coming back healthy, stronger and now alongside one of the most productive linebackers in history in Karlos Dansby, Bucannon could be looking at an incredible season.
  • NFL draft day looms with lots of question marks

    NFL draft day looms with lots of question marks

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    Five of six NFL.com's mock drafts have Trubisky the first quarterback taken off the board despite only having 13 career college starts. The Browns are always in search of the franchise quarterback. The front office and Hue Jackson gave up on Taylor Gabriel . "Honestly, that was one my goals, to be the No. 1 quarterback taken, " he said .
  • NFL Predictions: Who will come out on top in the 2017 draft?

    NFL Predictions: Who will come out on top in the 2017 draft?

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    If the team likes him at No. 1, it will love him at No. 12. The end result of this draft gives the Browns the two players they have been debating: Garrett and Trubisky. The target is the oft-rumored Mitchell Trubisky , a Cleveland-area native whom is widely speculated to be the apple of anxious owner Jimmy Haslam's eye.
  • Rondo out for Game 5, but could return in series

    Rondo out for Game 5, but could return in series

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    Wizards 103, Hawks 99: Back at home, and back in charge, Bradley Beal scored 27 points, and John Wall added 20 points and 14 assists, leading Washington over Atlanta for a 3-2 lead in the first-round Eastern Conference playoff series. If Boston shows up and plays to the crowd, a double-digit victory is likely in the cards. Another source, however, said that Game 6 could be the more realistic target for Rondo's return.
  • DeMarcus Ware Officially Retires with Cowboys, Played 9 Years in Dallas

    DeMarcus Ware Officially Retires with Cowboys, Played 9 Years in Dallas

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    On Monday, Ware officially retired as a Dallas Cowboy , signing a ceremonial contract with the team that selected him in the first round in 2005. "But it's great to finish here". Ware is the Cowboys' all-time leader with 117 sacks, which is also the eighth-most in National Football League history. Ware had at least 11 sacks in every season from 2006 through 2012.
  • Sebastian Vettel - The key was to 'upset' Mercedes early on

    Sebastian Vettel - The key was to 'upset' Mercedes early on

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    Mercedes played ball asking the Finn to allow Hamilton through only to change their mind one lap later. "Being that it's often a warmer race, Ferrari is very good in hotter conditions". McLaren's nightmare continued with Belgian Stoffel Vandoorne failing to start and Fernando Alonso retiring on the final laps but classified 14th. In Australia I don't remember any of the things being massively my fault, I just ran out of tyres and had to pit, that was just the circumstances I was faced with.