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With Oilers up 2-0 coming home and fans in Edmonton daring to dream that their team might sweep its way into the Western Conference final, the Anaheim Ducks sent a loud and clear message Sunday: This thing is a long way from over. Ryan Getzlaf had a power-play goal and John Gibson made 27 saves for Anaheim. Silfverberg cut the deficit in half with 4:16 left in the second, unleashing a blast of a shot that Talbot would have struggled to stop even if Patrick Eaves was not expertly ...
  • Liverpool Close to Adding Long-Awaited Reinforcements With £25m-Rated Defender Lined Up

    Liverpool Close to Adding Long-Awaited Reinforcements With £25m-Rated Defender Lined Up

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    It's stated that a move would cost around £25million, and Liverpool believe that they will win the race for his signature despite competition from the likes of Everton, Tottenham and former club Manchester United. Liverpool's Fenway Sports Group owners are set to hand Klopp the largest transfer kitty in the club's history in aid of strengthening the team's spine, thereby explaining a move for a defender, and ensuring it can compete with not only the Premier League's top sides but also ...
  • Mourinho accepts Man United's top four hopes are gone

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    Instead, following Thursday's 1-0 Europa League semi-final first-leg win over Celta Vigo in Spain, their attention is focused on winning Europe's second-tier tournament, with the associated prize of Champions League qualification. "The kid [Axel Tuanzebe], the same". "It's my style of play and nobody can make me change that". "It was hard for me to manage the game because the players that I wanted to replace are the players that, in principle, start the game on Thursday".
  • Ear infection delays Nadal's Madrid Open start

    Ear infection delays Nadal's Madrid Open start

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    The trio all have pedigree at the event, with Murray and Djokovic two-time winners in Madrid and Nadal a four-time champion. The fourth-seeded Nadal will kick off his Madrid campaign against the victor of a first-round match pitting Italy's Fabio Fognini against Portugal's Joao Sousa.
  • Orioles hit 3 HRs in 1st inning and beat Nationals 6-4

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    There are some fans of the Nationals would never call themselves Orioles' fans and vice versa, but they would likely admit that other matchups carry far more importance. He had allowed four home runs in 38⅓ innings pitched elsewhere this season. Gonzalez made it through the sixth and gave up six runs — one fewer than his previous six starts combined.
  • Stephen Curry puts Rudy Gobert on spin cycle

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    Any doubt there may have lingered for a half or so in Tuesday night's Game 1 against the Jazz, but was quickly extinguished during a couple dominant runs. Once the Jazz got on the board, they had a problem with turnovers - specifically, the Warriors scoring off of them. Also, point guard George Hill had just seven points and three assists .
  • Poor officiating not the reason Celtics lost to Wizards

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    Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) dribbles against Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat (13), of Poland, during the second half in Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Washington . And while the bit about "playing way better" during the opposing team's 8-0 run is maybe a little bit of an overstatement-making shots also is a thing you can do well or poorly-broadly, Stevens was right.
  • Mets claim Tommy Milone off waivers from the Brewers

    Mets claim Tommy Milone off waivers from the Brewers

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    Milone made six appearances (three starts) for the Brewers this season with a 6.84 ERA. His best seasons were 2012 and 2013, when he won 13 games and 12 games, respectively, for Oakland. Most of it was bad luck, though, as he owns a 3.94 SIERA and a.333 BABIP through 21 innings pitched. Milone is 44-33 with a 4.16 ERA over his professional career.
  • Tyson Fury Accepts Anthony Joshua Challenge

    Tyson Fury Accepts Anthony Joshua Challenge

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    The IBF champion added the WBA (Super) and IBO titles after defeating Klitschko on Saturday night, and would surely set his sights on eventually unifying all the titles in the division. This is boxing - I'm only going to improve. Joshua, who had never fought past the seventh round and despite some shaky moments, paid tribute to Klitschko, who got up three times against him.
  • Mets' Matt Harvey suspended for undisclosed violation

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    The Mets suspended Harvey for three days on Sunday for a violation of team rules. General manager Sandy Alderson announced the suspension in a brief statement before the game, shortly before Harvey was scheduled to start against Miami. Tommy Milone or Rafael Montero will start Wednesday. May. Harvey, who earns approximately about $5 million per year, will be out approximately $94,900 as a result of the suspension.
  • CFL Draft goes Sunday; Riders have 9 picks

    CFL Draft goes Sunday; Riders have 9 picks

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    Having Ekakitie in the Bombers' defensive line rotation would provide more Canadian depth to a group that is heavy with national players. The Bombers immediately announced they have a agreed to a three-year contract with Ekakitie and posted a video on their website of their first pick holding a Bombers jersey with the No.
  • Real Madrid striker Morata dismisses Benzema rivalry

    Real Madrid striker Morata dismisses Benzema rivalry

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    Lucas Vasquez came close to getting a fifth goal three minutes before half time but his shot hit the post. Cristiano has respect from everyone around Real Madrid . "Every opponent gives you a hard game but we started the game really well and scored early", he said. "But everyone - the club, the players, their mother and their agent - thought the best thing for them was to continue their growth at Atletico ".