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The selection panel made minor changes in the squad to fit in the two stalwarts in the team while kept the likes of Gautam Gambhir, Suresh Raina and the 19-year-old Rishabh Pant on the reserves list. The selectors considered left-arm unorthodox bowler Kuldeep Yadav before deciding a spin attack comprising Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja , aided by part-timer Yuvraj Singh , should be sufficient.
  • Utah State's Devante Mays selected in 7th round by Green Bay Packers

    Utah State's Devante Mays selected in 7th round by Green Bay Packers

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    Williams had to step away from the BYU program after breaking the school's honor code but he made a decision to return in 2016 and finished his career with 1375 yards and 12 touchdowns. 88 to a traditional running back number. In the fifth round, the Packers select Purdue wide receiver DeAngelo Yancey. As good as the Packers were on offense and with their strong second half to their season, the defense was a bit of a liability as they were 22nd in yards allowed (363.9) and 31st in passing ...
  • Isaiah Thomas Says 'It's a Joke' Draymond Green Called Kelly Olynyk Dirty

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    Green was specifically referencing Olynyk's feud with the Wizards Kelly Oubre in Game 3 of the Washington/Celtics semifinals series. As a team, the Wizards scored 25 fast-break points in their game 4 triumph. Not having him for what is their most important game of the season could hurt them significantly. "So at the end of the day, if you got three players around you, how can you make a pass?" Seven years into his career, while his jump shot has certainly shown improvement, you still ...
  • Diego Simeone proud of his Atletico Madrid players despite Champions League exit

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    Ultimately, Cristiano Ronaldo's first leg hat-trick proved the difference as for the fourth straight season Real eliminated Atletico from the Champions League. The result of the club's appeal to reduce the ban to one already served transfer window will be known before the end of the season and will have a huge bearing on Atletico's ability to make the improvements needed to compete next season.
  • Kelly Oubre Suspended For Game 4 After Flagrant Foul On Kelly Olynyk

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    Oubre made contact with an official while " charging and making forceful and unwarranted contact", against Olynyk in the first quarter of Game 3, which will keep him out of Game 4. However, he appears to be one of the team's top options based upon his strong performance during Game 3. Conversely, Boston's All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas drilled his first five 3-pointers.
  • Danny Green helps Spurs get past Rockets late

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    Kawhi Leonard updated his status after the Spurs Game 5 overtime win against the Rockets Tuesday night at the ATT Center. San Antonio simply can not afford another injury to its rotation to have a shot at contending for an NBA Championship this summer.
  • Leafs' Polak forced to leave Game 2 with scary injury

    Leafs' Polak forced to leave Game 2 with scary injury

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    Playoff hockey is back in Toronto for the first time since 2013 as the Maple Leafs host the Washingston Capitals for Game 3 of their first-round Eastern Conference series. "For the next game, we have young legs and a great training staff", Rielly said. Babcock took advantage of home-ice in Game 3, getting the unit away from the Capitals' top trio of defenders - John Carlson, Matt Niskanen, and Dmitry Orlov - and matching them a bit more against their third unit pairing of Kevin ...
  • With EPL title a formality, challenges await for Chelsea

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    Chelsea are chasing a domestic double in Conte's first season in charge at Stamford Bridge and will take on Arsenal in the FA Cup final at Wembley at the end of the month. Chelsea , as champion, won't start the season under the radar like it did last August - the telling statistic remains that no team has retained the title since Manchester United in 2009.