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As Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal said Wednesday, the game was decided by Washington's inability to contain the Celtics in transition. "We talked about it", Stevens said. We didn't think it would be those type of words. "We as brothers, we stick behind him". "That's how I got to play, " said Thomas. "As a basketball player, you've just got to read what the defense is giving you.
  • José Mourinho says Manchester United could have 'closed' tie against Celta Vigo

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    Mourinho hailed a solid overall performance from United that takes them closer to a return to the Champions League next season should they go onto win the competition for the first time. "He's been about long enough now to handle the pressure". He called the Frenchman a " specialist in failure " in February 2014, whilst the two almost came to blows in a touchline clash later that year.
  • Larsson scores twice as Oilers beat Ducks 5-3

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    Rakell, who snuck in behind Oilers defenseman Andrej Sekera, went in along on goalie Cam Talbot and scored the fastest goal by a Ducks player from the start of the game in their playoff history. "The way we played in our [defensive zone] matched the way that we executed, matched the way that we competed all over the ice", said Yeo. "Two shutouts the last series against San Jose?" Their latest endeavor was a 3-1 win in Game 3 over St.
  • Green Bay Packers grab CB Kevin King at No. 33

    Green Bay Packers grab CB Kevin King at No. 33

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    For their troubles, they got the 33rd and 108th picks, giving Thompson the first picks tonight and tomorrow (when the fourth round begins). A native of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Biegel doesn't have to travel far to play for his new team. He tied a school record by playing in 54 games, with 40 starts. After the outside linebacker opted to remain in school rather than jump to the National Football League a year early, he missed two of the Badgers' biggest games of the season - against MI and Ohio ...
  • Banks demand to see new levy modelling

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    More broadly, Mr Morrison said the government must guarantee "essential services" in order to reduce cost of living pressures on Australians. "It's been a fair while since most hardworking Australians have had a decent pay rise", he said.
  • Capitals square series 3-3 against Penguins

    Capitals square series 3-3 against Penguins

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    In the third period, Ovechkin will win it for the Capitals . Braden Holtby stopped 16 to send the series back to Washington for the deciding game on Wednesday night. The Penguins forward leads all scorers with 18 points and when Crosby went down with an injury in Game 3 nearly singlehandedly carried the Penguins to victory.
  • CL: Ronaldo hat-trick crushes Atletico in semi-final

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    Cristiano Ronaldo put Real Madrid on the brink of another Champions League final on Tuesday night (2 May) by scoring a hat-trick to lead his side to 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the semi-finals. The dominance we had on the pitch shows that the players are fresh. Effort: "I always say that with dedication and hard work things work out naturally.
  • Celtics win Game 2 in overtime

    Celtics win Game 2 in overtime

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    Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas missed practice Monday, May 1 (Tuesday in Manila) for a trip to the dentist but will play Tuesday against Washington in game two of a second-round National Basketball Association playoff series. Green added eight rebounds and six assists for Golden State, which has won its first five postseason games by an average of 16.8 points. Washington starter Markieff Morris played just 11 minutes before leaving with a sprained left ankle in the second quarter ...
  • LEADING OFF: Harvey back, Trout still out, Sabathia steps up

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    A few weeks later, Harvey, who has a reputation for dating supermodels, was photographed locking lips with Lima at a restaurant in Miami. In his first public comments since the New York Mets suspended him for three games, pitcher Matt Harvey apologized for what transpired over the weekend.
  • Escobar's homer, 4 RBIs lead Twins past White Sox

    Escobar's homer, 4 RBIs lead Twins past White Sox

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    The White Sox should cruise in this game. He had no decision on August 7, 2013, at Petco Park while with the Orioles, allowing three earned runs through six innings in a 10-3 Baltimore victory. After putting runners on first and third with one out, Todd Frazier's sacrifice to right was bobbled and dropped by center fielder Byron Buxton, allowing Tyler Saladino to score.
  • Everton will sell Barkley if he doesn't agree contract

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    The Dutchman has repeatedly criticised his player in public over the way he is developing, and earlier this season he was struggling to get into the first team. Mazzarri, though, remains focused on getting the best of his team for the last few weeks of this season rather than worrying about which players might be brought in over the summer.
  • Stanley Cup playoffs: Capitals can't shake curse as Penguins prevail

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    As usual, I will provide my own predictions for the East and West! Not only is Erik Karlsson-who tallied seven points against the Penguins in the regular season-dialed in and playing as well as any player left in the playoffs , but goaltender Craig Anderson has proved brilliant at times-including Game 6 against NY, when he racked up 37 saves to send the Rangers packing.