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The long-standing legal principle called " abatement ab initio " means that a person's case reverts to its status at the beginning if he or she dies before legal appeals are exhausted. Immediately following Hernandez's suicide, Ward pleaded with the Patriots to do the right thing and pay the amount to the victims' families. "This court can not know why Hernandez chose to end his life", said Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh, who handled the 2015 trial in which a jury found the former ...
  • NFL cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety

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    Owens made a name for himself over the course of his 15-year career as one of the most dynamic players in the league, amassing over 15,000 career receiving yards to go along with 153 touchdown receptions. In a letter to fans sent Tuesday, Goodell said, "We know that you love the spontaneous displays of emotion that come after a spectacular touchdown".
  • Odell Beckham Jr. reportedly absent from first day of Giants' OTA

    Odell Beckham Jr. reportedly absent from first day of Giants' OTA

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    But it looks like the standout wide receiver will be making up for this in other areas. In April, the Giants picked up his fifth-year option, for 2018, for approximately $8.5 million. The week before the game, Beckham and some of his teammates were photographed partying on a boat in Miami, a trek that caused a public backlash. He's surpassed 1,300 receiving yards, reached double-digit touchdown receptions and made the Pro Bowl all three years.
  • Golden State Warriors beat San Antonio Spurs to reach NBA Finals

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    The Warriors jumped up early on the wounded Spurs , squashed every mini rally and ran away with a 129-115 victory to vanquish another overwhelmed opponent, completing a third consecutive sweep to become the first team in National Basketball Association history to start the postseason 12-0.
  • Celtics rally to beat Cavs, James fizzles

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    Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue directs his team against the Boston Celtics during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Cleveland . After the loss in which he struggled (4-of-13 from the floor, 11 points, six rebounds and six assists), a reporter asked if James hadn't gotten into a rhythm or the Celts' defense.
  • La Liga win is bigger than World Cup for Zidane

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    Karim Benzema then added their second goal after the break after Kameni had parried Sergio Ramos' shot. Real have the chance to become the first team to defend the Champions League when they face Juventus in Cardiff next month. "I am not a saint, but I am also not a devil like many people think I am", Ronaldo added. "It is very important to lift this trophy again after so many years without being able to win La Liga ", said Zidane, who was thrown up and down by his players ...
  • Sens: Boucher shuffling deck for Game 6

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    Matt Murray was flawless on 25 shots faced, again reinforcing the notion that this club is super deep in-goal. It means he wants his team to attack opponents with speed, aggression and a dash of responsibility. In the first three games of this series, the Penguins scored a total of three goals, making Senators' goalie Craig Anderson look like a star. "They played with urgency, which was to be expected".
  • The buzz in the Bronx for Derek Jeter Day

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    The Yankees have more retired numbers than any team in baseball history, which shouldn't be a surprise because they've been the most successful franchise ever. "We went out there day in and day out trying to win, trying to do anything to help the team and more importantly trying to keep our jobs". Jeter aptly closed the ceremony in style, with an understated yet resounding speech to his adoring fans, as if he was lining a single to right field with his trademark inside-out swing.
  • Sanchez could guarantee success at Chelsea for years to come — In Focus

    Sanchez could guarantee success at Chelsea for years to come — In Focus

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    Both Ozil and Sanchez have a season remaining on their current contracts. Sanchez, for example, has been involved in 33 goals in the Premier League this season, more than any other player in the country, and Ozil has registered 41 league assists since his debut, again, more than anyone else during that period.
  • Liverpool, Man City earn Champions League spots on EPL final day

    Liverpool, Man City earn Champions League spots on EPL final day

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    The win kept the Manchester side two points ahead of Liverpool, whose comfortable success at home to Middlesbrough earned them a place in the Champions League playoff round. Daniel Sturridge insists he is happy at Liverpool but says it is for the club to decide on his future. You want to be there. That Wenger felt compelled to stay away speaks volumes about the growing divide between sections of Arsenal's support and the club's management.
  • Ducks sneak past Oilers in Game 7

    Ducks sneak past Oilers in Game 7

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    Forsberg created the possession with a steal against Nick Ritchie . Anaheim was playing in their third overtime game over the past five games and their power play woes continued Friday, going scoreless on those advantages. "This is an extension of Game 6; we've got to win or we know what the consequences are", said McLellan after this morning's skate. "We won't have to answer that experience question anymore, which is nice".