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Smith, who is 6-2 and 211 pounds, has all that postseason experience, which is one of the reasons Rangers general manager Jeff Gorton reeled him in. Interestingly enough, it's Kreider who led NY in goals this season with 28 and will be a huge factor in the series once again. With Freddie Andersen stopping pucks and the likes of Auston Matthews shooting them, there's always a chance, far fetched as it might be.
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    Sir Ravindra Jadeja, world's no. 1 all-rounder, is all set to make a comeback to the Gujarat Lions outfit. Jadeja has had a terrific home season with both ball and bat for India and his return will definitely boost Gujarat Lions morale.
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    Since Steve Clarke led West Brom to a Premier League double over Liverpool in 2012/13, the Baggies have not won any of their following seven games against them (D4 L3). The Baggies have failed to score in three consecutive Premier League games for the first time since November 2014. Albion boss Tony Pulis agreed to let the player return to Goodison Park despite it leaving him shorter of options in defence given that Jonas Olsson recently departed to return to his homeland Sweden.
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    Antoine Griezmann's penalty was the only goal at the Vicente Calderon on Wednesday as Atletico failed to make the most of their dominance as Leicester failed to have a single shot on goal in 90 minutes. With Robert Huth unavailable for the clash with Atletico through suspension, Shakespeare revealed he could turn to midfielder Daniel Amartey in midweek to partner Leicester's only available centre-back Yohan Benalouane.
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    Fellow pundit and former City boss Martin O'Neill added; "I think you have got to give Leicester great credit". Ateltico's dominance in the opening stages meant that Leicester were living exclusively on the counter attack, much like they were in the first leg against Sevilla, but when Leicester did throw a few numbers forward, it left spaces for Atletico to spring counter attacks as well.
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    Reyes, who batted seventh, finished 1-for-6. After going the first six games without committing an error , the Phillies had two on back-to-back plays Monday.The Toronto Blue Jays claimed Mets 3B/LF Ty Kelly off waivers Monday after NY designated the 28-year-old for assignment Sunday.
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    The Heat (40-41) remained No. 9 in the Eastern Conference, a game behind No. 7 in (41-40) and a tiebreaker behind No. 8 Chicago (40-41). The Boston Celtics have come out and taken the top spot in the Eastern Conference this season. The Cleveland Cavaliers sweep this series over the Indiana Pacers . Who: Toronto Raptors vs. " They're the champs. They're the champs for a reason", said Toronto guard Kyle Lowry , who scored 13 points on Wednesday.
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    Cleveland went just 23-23 after January 10 and the Cavs have been ranked in the bottom third statistically on defense all season. Cleveland's toughest championship competition-the Spurs and Warriors-have the top two defenses in the National Basketball Association .
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    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho finally issued some unqualified praise for Luke Shaw, as the England defender contributed substantially to a win which heaps pressure on Arsenal ahead of the North London club's match at Crystal Palace on Monday night.
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    The game was put back to Wednesday and passed without incident, although both before and after the match Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel heavily criticised UEFA's decision to reschedule so swiftly. An emotional Sahin appears visibly still shook and trying to come to terms with what he has experienced in the past 24 hours. Would UEFA still have used the excuse that there were no alternative dates available and Monaco had to get home for another game this weekend? Roy Keane and Lee Dixon ...
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    United need to quickly find the killer instinct that Mourinho has continually highlighted. Manchester United will look to gain advantage and get at least one away goal on their trip to Belgium. Yet more Old Trafford frustration? Anderlecht made a positive start to both halves, even dominating the opening periods of the second period. Rene Weiler does not have a lot of injury concerns to deal with ahead of the visit of Manchester United with only two first-team players sidelined with ...
  • Dan Rooney (1932 - 2017)

    Dan Rooney (1932 - 2017)

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    He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000. "This honor is very meaningful because it represents so much", Rooney said at the dinner. Higgins added: "All of those who met him were quick to realize his love for his native Pittsburgh and for the game of American football". He leaves a massive legacy which will benefit many people for the years to come.