• Warriors anxious about Jazz series because 'there's no nightlife in Utah'

    Warriors anxious about Jazz series because 'there's no nightlife in Utah'

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    Utah went on to take a 3-2 lead in the series, but Paul was unstoppable in Game 6, when he willed the Clippers to a 98-93 win to force a Game 7 at home. During the telecast of Game 6, broadcasters Ralph Lawler and Michael Smith both dismissed the notion of Griffin and Paul departing as free agents, saying they just couldn't see it happening.
  • Red Sox Fan Banned for Life for Racial Slur

    Red Sox Fan Banned for Life for Racial Slur

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    Manfred typically allows teams to work out these disputes on their own. "It's a concern of ours because it's a safety issue". While the National Football League has seen the Chargers and Rams move to the Los Angeles area, and the Raiders prepare to move to Las Vegas, Manfred said he doesn't want to see similar upheaval in baseball.
  • Joshua stops Klitschko in epic heavyweight title fight

    Joshua stops Klitschko in epic heavyweight title fight

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    The 27-year-old Joshua , who recorded a flawless 19th professional win, said he had to show character to beat his more experienced opponent but warned his rivals that he will only get better. "Fury, where you at, baby?" he asked. Klitschko was bidding to become a three-time world heavyweight champion like his older brother, Vitali, Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis and Muhammad Ali.
  • New Perth Stadium not ready for Ashes, test remains at WACA

    New Perth Stadium not ready for Ashes, test remains at WACA

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    James Sutherland, Cricket Australia's chief executive, indicated the stadium could yet host the final instalment of the five-match ODI series between the arch rivals on 28 January but ruled out the vast majority of the men's and women's Big Bash seasons being played there.
  • Mets get off to fast start in win over Giants

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    The Mets will be going for a sweep after five pitchers combined to two-hit the Giants in a 6-1 win on Tuesday night. "There's been a lot of action around here". The Mets have scored 10 runs in this series and four or more runs in 10 of their last 11 games . It was the eighth time in their last nine games they have scored in the first for a total of 17 runs.
  • Hamstring injury threatens rest of season for Real Madrid defender Carvajal

    Hamstring injury threatens rest of season for Real Madrid defender Carvajal

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    However, despite the size of the task and the fact his side failed to muster a shot on target on Tuesday night, Simeone was in a bullish mood. "It's great to have a player like him", said Real midfielder Toni Kroos. Ronaldo doubled the lead in the 73rd minute with a thunderous strike before tapping one in to complete his hat-trick with four minutes of normal time to play.
  • Palace win proves Spurs can be kings

    Palace win proves Spurs can be kings

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    Sam Allardyce's Palace have beaten Chelsea , Arsenal and Liverpool since the start of April, but came up just short against in-form Spurs as Christian Eriksen's 78th-minute goal secured an eighth straight league victory. "We are going to try and win at the Lane". For Eagles fans, the loss was not the only bad news as defender Mamadou Sakho was stretchered off early on in the second half after suffering an awkward knee injury and they will hope it is nothing serious.
  • Maria Sharapova returns to Bouchard hate - and a win

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    The longer it went on the more fluid Sharapova looked as she wrapped up her first win on her return, taking advantage of her serve which by now was in full flow as she record 11 aces in total. To know you were walking back out there was special. "I was waiting for this moment for a long time". Sharapova would have to be blocking out plenty of chat in the locker room as a number of her fellow players have sounded off on her being given invitations to play in Madrid and Rome.
  • David Moyes to stay on as Sunderland manager for next season

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    This week, the club announced a pre-tax loss of £33 million in 2015-16 and that's before the cost of this season's relegation is brought into account. "We wanted to show our appreciation to them for travelling up and down the country supporting the team they love". Andy Robertson bundled his way into the Sunderland area and found Niasse in a good position but the on-loan Everton striker screwed his shot wide before another smart stop from Pickford kept out Hernandez's first-time shot.
  • Born Melifonwu selected by Oakland in NFL Draft

    Born Melifonwu selected by Oakland in NFL Draft

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    But his stock fell after reports surfaced earlier this week that he was being investigated by Cleveland police after a woman accused him of raping her at a downtown Cleveland hotel on April 9. Hanks said the one (not so) silver lining to losing the Raiders is that the Athletics may finally get a new stadium, but I bet he won't be happy if taxpayers foot the bill for most of that, either.