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Chavez' left eye was a swollen shut late in the fight thanks to that precise overhand right from Alvarez , who coasted to an easy shutout win. There was no title on the line Saturday as Alvarez moved up in weight to fight the much bigger Chavez at a catchweight of 164lbs.
  • Cahill eager to get Chelsea title party started

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    A big win. At this stage of the season, to win is great. Chelsea bested Middlesbrough 3-0 to move within three points of clinching their second English Premier League (EPL) title in three years, while consigning the visitors to relegation.
  • Hernandez Lawyers Seek to Erase Murder Conviction

    Hernandez Lawyers Seek to Erase Murder Conviction

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    Even though Garsh ruled to vacate the conviction , the Commonwealth of MA is expected to appeal. His suicide came just five days after he was acquitted in a Boston double murder in 2012. The legal doctrine that enabled attorneys for former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez to have his murder conviction overturned in the wake of his prison suicide in MA last month is not recognized in CT, according to practicing attorneys in the Nutmeg State.
  • Aussie Smith in delayed PGA Tour playoff

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    Alternating shots Saturday, as teams did in the first round, the Blixt-Cameron partnership posted four birdies to improve to 19-under, building on a lead that stood at one shot through two rounds. It was a tournament he and Blixt probably should have won Sunday evening. Each golfer takes home $1.02 million and 400 FedEXCup points. World number five Jordan Spieth, who carded rounds of 66 with fellow American Ryan Palmer on the first two days, dropped two shots in a third round 70.
  • Tottenham fans divided on Riyad Mahrez link

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    The Telegraph claim that Mahrez is set to tell the Foxes he wants to leave and expects the Leicester chiefs to honour an agreement they struck previous year and agree to sell him at the end of the season. French giants Marseille are interested in signing Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez, according to a report. Even this season, Mahrez scored important goals in their run to the Champions League quarter-finals, as well as key ones in their victories over Hull and West Ham back in March as they ...
  • Barcelona maintain pressure on Real with emphatic win

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    Any hopes of a late comeback were ended nine minutes from time when Barcelona were awarded a penalty, although replays showed that the officials were wrong to award a handball after Neymar had brilliantly set up Suarez for a shot at goal.
  • Kohli fumes at lack of intent, fear of failure

    Kohli fumes at lack of intent, fear of failure

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    So, that's all it boils down to. Could be a few reasons, expectations, people looking at us as a good batting side that made the playoffs previous year. It has been a real improvement from where we were a year ago. "A number of guys I suppose, aren't in the form expected of them", Vettori said. "Definitely.
  • Spurs rebound to slam Rockets

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    Gregg Popovich, known more for his scowl and scathing responses to media, summarized the status of Parker in three words on Wednesday night. Even though Parker has always been on the quiet side, Popovich said he had seen a more vocal point guard this year as the team tried to find itself without Duncan there to provide guidance and leadership.
  • NBA Playoffs 2017: Kyle Lowry 'probably doubtful' for Game 4 against Cavs

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    He reiterated DeRozan's thoughts on the season. "We kind of lost our focus there a little bit", forward Draymond Green said. All 30 teams and 15 guys on a roster, we're all prideful. The two Canadian musicians met on the court at halftime for a warm embrace. Lowry or whoever is running point needs to do a better job creating and Toronto needs to look to make the extra pass to get more open shots.
  • Mission improbable for Atletico, Monaco in Champions League semis

    Mission improbable for Atletico, Monaco in Champions League semis

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    Although Tony Adams' side regrouped for the second half, the damage was already done and Real head into Wednesday's Champions League semi-final second leg with city rivals Atletico on the back of another impressive display. The match is being played at the Vicente Calderon . "We will try to do something impossible , but we are Atletico Madrid and we just might be able to do it".
  • Red Sox: Chris Sale will not be suspended

    Red Sox: Chris Sale will not be suspended

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    It marked the latest incident in the growing rivalry between the Red Sox and Orioles. Nobody else has received discipline since the feud began when Machado slid spikes-up into Dustin Pedroia on April 21. Hughes gave up one run and six hits in 62/3 innings while striking out four in his deepest outing of the season for the Twins. Two days after the slide, Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes threw a 90 miles per hour pitch behind Machado's head.