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Led by Russell Westbrook and his record-tying 41st triple double of the season, the Thunder schooled the Bucks in a huge letdown of a game. Westbrook is already well over the 820 points he'd need to average double-digit scoring this year, so he's guaranteed to finish with at least a double-double, even if he plays his team's remaining five games and stays out of the paint.
  • Timberwolves To Unveil New Logo Tuesday Night

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    The new wolf cartoon was supposed to be released at halftime - probably as part of some big jazzy promo video, with loud music, mabye some smoke effects. Really, though, aren't we all destined to someday be helplessly exposed in a Reddit thread? "People were ready for something more aggressive", Richardson added.
  • Cubs to celebrate World Series with gold uniforms, commemorative gear

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    Three Hall of Famers - Ryne Sandberg (1907), Fergie Jenkins (1908) and Billy Williams (2016 National League pennant) raised the first three flags. By the last pitch, there were rows and rows of empty green seats. Nearly uniformly, the interaction ends with two words: thank you. "This is the lowest-maintenance group I've ever been around", Epstein said. "It's the same refrain from everybody".
  • Painful night for Barcelona, says Ter Stegen

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    Otherwise, it'll be impossible. "We definitely can not rest on our laurels". Nothing went right for Barcelona in Turin . "But we are a great team and can work together to do it". Windows were broken on the bus, which was six miles from the stadium at the time of the incident at around 18:00 BST, and former Barcelona centre-back Bartra was sent to hospital, reportedly with minor injuries.
  • Doug Weight loses interim status, becomes coach of Islanders

    Doug Weight loses interim status, becomes coach of Islanders

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    That's probably the reason why there was no coaching search at the end of the season. "There is a deep history of winning with the Islanders and I look forward to doing everything in my power to return to the playoffs and have success". The Islanders were lifeless when coach Jack Capuano was let go on January 19. As a player, Weight was a four-time All-Star and was named the 12th captain in Islanders history on October 2, 2009.
  • Germany probes possible Islamist links to Dortmund bus attack

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    A letter found at the scene of the attack "claims responsibility for what happened", prosecutor Sandra Luecke said late Tuesday. Spain worldwide Marc Bartra is recovering after a successful wrist operation following the explosives attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus, the club and his father confirmed on Wednesday.
  • LeBron to miss regular-season finale, resting strained calf

    LeBron to miss regular-season finale, resting strained calf

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    The Celtics can not be taking anything from granted, and their mentality needs to be that they are going to see peak Cavaliers in any game they play. The San Antonio Spurs dominated the Miami Heat, 4-1 in the best-of-seven series of the 2014 NBA Finals. Far too often they have taken things for granted and sold themselves short this season.
  • German investigators probe Dortmund bomb 'claims'

    German investigators probe Dortmund bomb 'claims'

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    It said a letter left near the scene of the attack on Tuesday claimed it was in retaliation for German military reconnaissance missions against Islamic State in Syria. The vehicle had foreign auto plates, said the newspaper, which also added that police believed the explosives were a particular type of pipe-bomb. "We are investigating in every direction, and it's really meant that way", said Ralf Jaeger, the interior minister of North Rhine-Westphalia state.
  • Klay Thompson (rest) out Monday night vs. Jazz

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    However, if Cousins does enter tonight's game, it could be all the difference the Pels need. Kevin Durant added 16 points, 10 rebounds and six assists. Durant, who missed more than a month while injured, showed no lingering effects at all. Moments after the opening tip, Durant raced down the baseline and brought the crowd to its feet with a thundering reverse dunk.