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Houston opened the series with a 3-2 victory that was decided when left fielder Jake Marisnick threw out Jacoby Ellsbury at the plate for the final out. It also occurred April 30 and May 1 and NY followed it up by winning six straight. The trip was highlighted by Brett Gardner's three-run home run with two strikes and two outs in the ninth inning Friday against the Cubs, then an 18-inning win at Wrigley Field on Sunday.
  • Pittsburgh Penguins open third round as new Stanley Cup favourites

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    But with the Ottawa Senators up next in the Eastern Conference finals, the scary part for the other teams left may be that Pittsburgh is just now finding its groove. Don't count them out though, as they have been playing at a very high level. But he understands better whether he can help us in this situation or not.
  • USF's Kofi Amichia drafted by Packers in 6th round

    USF's Kofi Amichia drafted by Packers in 6th round

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    I was a Cheesehead, and I was as probably the most Wisconsin as you can be. Listed at 6 feet, 212 pounds, Williams has similar measurables to Ty Montgomery , the converted receiver who turned into the starter in the backfield after Eddie Lacy got hurt in October.
  • NFL Draft Recap: Finding teams that improved by division

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    Contenders often like depth and potential replacements for aging veterans. With this Day 3 edition of the 2017 NFL Draft Debrief, Gregg Rosenthal breaks down the teams that improved the most . Even their fourth- and fifth-round selections have a chance to contribute. Do not expect these players to last long on draft day. The best part about the Browns' quarterback choice is that it wasn't the centerpiece of the draft.
  • Spurs win Game 5 thriller, take 3-2 lead over Rockets

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    If the Spurs had activated Leonard on Thursday, the nightmare scenario - an ineffective Leonard and a re-aggravation of the injury - would have been in play. "Or anything", guard Patty Mills said. But he seemed to run out of gas in an overtime where he was held scoreless, and had a 3-pointer which could have tied the game blocked by 39-year-old Manu Ginobili just before the buzzer.
  • No practice round, no problem for Mickelson at Players

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    McGirt holed a 55-foot eagle putt on the par-5 11th, and then hit a 5-iron to 10 feet for eagle on the par-5 16th. Though the tall, big-hitting American has been on a tear since winning the 2016 US Open, Johnson has never finished inside the top-25 in eight previous starts at TPC Sawgrass.
  • Mourinho did not care about losing to Arsenal - he was smiling!

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    It was not a gamble , it was a simple decision based on common sense. 17 matches in seven weeks in April and May. A Europa League winner's medal is one of the few missing from Rooney's collection and the striker insisted that winning the competition - which would grant United passage into next season's Champions League - would top any of his team's recent achievements.
  • Rockies SS Trevor Story on DL with strained left shoulder

    Rockies SS Trevor Story on DL with strained left shoulder

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    Hoffman, called up from Triple-A Albuquerque for a spot start created by Monday's rainout Monday and subsequent doubleheader on Tuesday, blanked the Dodgers for four innings before giving up a pinch-hit, solo home run to Scott Van Slyke in the fifth.
  • Brown says staff focused mostly on San Antonio after Game 5 win

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    Spurs at Rockets, Spurs lead series 3-2. However, if there is a coach who can win without Leonard and Parker, Popovich would be at the top of the list of coaching candidates to do so. NEED TO KNOW: As has been the case all series, the Spurs will try to limit Houston's 3-pointers. Spurs: Danny Green got a technical in the third quarter for a scuffle with Ariza.
  • Kelly Oubre is ready to be booed in Boston

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    Their first quarter burst came after the Wizards scored the first four points of the game. Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley (0) shoots a 3-pointer as Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr. The Celtics went 16-for-33 from 3-pointers and became the sixth team in National Basketball Association history with at least 10 treys in six straight playoff games.
  • Reds continue to dominate Giants

    Reds continue to dominate Giants

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    Blach threw seven innings of two-run ball, while Arroyo gave up two runs in six innings. REDS KEY TRENDS: The Reds are 6-1 in their last seven games overall, are 4-1 in their last five games versus National League West opponents, and are 4-1 in their last five games following a win.