• Ovechkin finished playoffs with lower-body injury

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    It needs time and we'll see what happens out there". It also means they have played a lot of hockey in the previous year, and it is always tough to repeat. THE NEDVED GAME: While Washington's 1996 first-round series against Pittsburgh lasted just six games, in many ways it's symbolic of the club's inability to close.
  • Joey Logano penalized by NASCAR for vehicle set-up

    Joey Logano penalized by NASCAR for vehicle set-up

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    But Logano won't have the win when NASCAR sets its playoff field as NASCAR determined during its followup inspection Tuesday that he had an illegal rear suspension. "So I still look at it as a win". The interesting thing is even with the 100-point loss in driver points, Johnson would still go on to win what would prove to be the third of five straight NASCAR Cup championships.
  • Fernando Torres: 'Future is bright for Atletico Madrid'

    Fernando Torres: 'Future is bright for Atletico Madrid'

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    Despite strong campaigns from the capital club and prolific Napoli, Allegri's Bianconeri have never looked like surrendering top spot and such is their imperious power the treble is up for grabs as they will also face Lazio in the upcoming Coppa Italia final.
  • Unified Chelsea deserved title triumph: Conte

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    Conte, who attended his post-match media conference in a tracksuit, said: "I have to change my suit because my suit is a disaster now". On came Belgian Michy Batshuayi for a relatively ineffective Eden Hazard . "A player who didn't play a lot scores the winning goal for the championship". The Blues face Watford at Stamford Bridge on Monday night and the home fans will be able to celebrate in style.
  • Mets consider promoting Tim Tebow

    Mets consider promoting Tim Tebow

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    The Columbia Fireflies, Tebow's team, are hosting this year's All-Star Game. The former Heisman Trophy victor and brief NFL starting quarterback went more than 10 years without playing baseball before landing a minor league contract with the Mets last year.
  • Raptors point guard Lowry gametime decision for Game 3 against Cavaliers

    Raptors point guard Lowry gametime decision for Game 3 against Cavaliers

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    THE Cleveland Cavaliers maintained its fine run, defeating the Raptors, 115-94, in Game Three of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Friday in Toronto (Saturday, Manila time ). "And we're a different team". Korver grabbed a rebound and hit another three to open Cleveland's account in the fourth. He also went 13-for-13 on free throws.
  • Fabregas masterclass leaves Chelsea one game from glory

    Fabregas masterclass leaves Chelsea one game from glory

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    Should Chelsea fail to take maximum points at The Hawthorns, subsequent home games against Watford and relegated Sunderland mean Conte's side have plenty of margin for error. 'We all know it's a Premier League football club in terms of everything about it -- the supporters, the stadium, the training ground. However, the 2015/16 season didn't go according to plan as numerous players lost their touch only to rediscover it this term under Conte, who has further improved the team with a few ...
  • England, France, Argentina in same pool for 2019 Rugby World Cup

    England, France, Argentina in same pool for 2019 Rugby World Cup

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    Elsewhere in Japan, New Zealand are set for a heavyweight clash against southern hemisphere rivals South Africa in Pool B . " Japan . I saw a amusing comment from their coach Jamie Joseph that Japanese players don't seem to be retaining the edge that they had in the World Cup in 2015".
  • Nadal set for semi-final showdown with Djokovic in Madrid

    Nadal set for semi-final showdown with Djokovic in Madrid

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    The Romanian will face France's Kristina Mladenovic or Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova in the final. "I would like to have ideally someone who fits into the profile of a person that was kind of in my shoes before, that has been winning Grand Slams", said Djokovic.
  • Wenger reveals Koscielny has 'small chance' of facing Stoke

    Wenger reveals Koscielny has 'small chance' of facing Stoke

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    Olivier Giroud doubled Arsenal advantage in the 83rd minute following a Sanchez cross and an Aaron Ramsey header before Giroud executed the clinical finish, also with his head. "It's a good opportunity to show your character, how you come back and how you recover from that... but let's not jump too quickly to conclusions and, instead, focus and give everything at Stoke on Saturday ".