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The judge also cited a possible "mental disturbance" and concerns about reports just before his death that he was gay. He was cut from the team hours after his arrest in Lloyd's killing. " Abatement has been practiced in federal and state courts for more than a century", Garsh said on Tuesday. That led to speculation that Hernandez realised his death while his conviction was under appeal could lead to his estate receiving a windfall payment owed if he is legally declared an innocent man.
  • Without Crosby, Pens open 3-1 series lead on Caps

    Without Crosby, Pens open 3-1 series lead on Caps

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    The road team has won all four games in the western Conference semi-final series. That's an extremely tall order, even for a team as good as the Penguins. Marc-Andre Fleury has allowed 22 goals on 336 shots faced. True, Washington is out-shooting the Penguins in the series and did so in lopsided fashion in the Game 4 loss.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs win in National Basketball Association play-offs

    Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs win in National Basketball Association play-offs

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    He looked himself for the first time in the series - getting opportunities, drawing fouls and vaulting over his defenders to hit jumpers in a 13-point quarter. Cleveland continues their 3-point clinic. "It's tough", DeRozan said. But rest DeRozan did, and right after Kyle Korver had come alive to close the third (in Channing Frye's place), hitting a barrage of threes to begin turning the tide against Toronto .
  • Rockets fall in OT to Spurs

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    It took three minutes of overtime for the first bucket, Harden finding Beverley for a corner three that gave the MVP candidate his triple-double (33 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists). "So I think everybody else picked it up very well", Popovich said after Tuesday's win. NEED TO KNOW: As has been the case all series, the Spurs will try to limit Houston's 3-pointers.
  • Gonzalo Higuain leads Juventus to brink of the Champions League final

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    Kylian Mbappe's header was stopped by Buffon with a low save early in the game, and Buffon preserved the shutout by tipping sub Valere Germain's header over the crossbar. While 2015 runner-up Juventus is odds-on to reach another final, Monaco looks unlikely to reach only its second final after losing to Porto in 2004.
  • West Ham star 'over the moon' after signing new contract

    West Ham star 'over the moon' after signing new contract

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    However, looking back to comments made by Bilic past year should ease any worries among the West Ham fans - which were made when he was linked to Fenerbahce again in 2016. " To be fair, I have always been confident Mikey would sign ". Sullivan said: "His best years are still ahead of him and we are looking forward to seeing him spend them in a Claret and Blue shirt".
  • David Moyes says Sunderland owner and board want him to stay

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    They have taken 19 points from a possible 21 at home since Marco Silva's arrival in January. With the 2016/17 Premier League campaign coming to an end, who's going to join Sunderland in the Championship next season? The Potters, who had not scored in their previous six matches away from home, broke the deadlock on 33 minutes when Bournemouth forward Lys Mousset deflected a corner into his own net.
  • Matt Murray available for Penguins against Capitals in Game 7

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    After all, of course reporters wanted to speak to the man nicknamed "Mr". Ovechkin said after that game he was not anxious about his knee and "just needed a little break". Pittsburgh's Bryan Rust and Patric Hornqvist scored goals for the Pens. Pittsburgh is 8-7 all-time in Game 7s, and 5-0 on the road in those games, the best road Game 7 record among all major professional franchises.
  • Red Sox Lose Series Finale to Baltimore 8-3

    Red Sox Lose Series Finale to Baltimore 8-3

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    The drama seemed to unfold when Matt Barnes threw at Manny Machado last month and began to trickle from there. "During Tuesday night's Red Sox-Orioles game, it was reported to Red Sox security that a racial slur was used in a comment from one fan to another fan", the Red Sox said in a statement released Wednesday.
  • Alvarez sleepwalks through Chavez, Golovkin next

    Alvarez sleepwalks through Chavez, Golovkin next

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    Alvarez landed jabs hooks and combo punches at will despite Chavez four-inch height advantage. Alvarez and Triple G will clash in September and announced the middleweight title fight directly after the Mexican cruised to a points victory over Chavez Jr.
  • Ashwin, Shami return for Champions Trophy

    Ashwin, Shami return for Champions Trophy

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    The Virat Kohli-led squad has no surprises with off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin also making it back to the team after his brief injury lay-off. The left-handed opener, who is the second-highest run-scorer so far in this IPL edition with 450 in 12 matches, said he was pumped up to play for India in the Champions Trophy.