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You get so locked into your individual matchup that you start playing individual "D" where you're supposed to be in a help position". "I think we should feel that we can win without Rudy", Snyder said. The Jazz turned to a smaller lineup with Derrick Favors and Joe Johnson getting the brunt of the minutes, a strategy that worked out surprisingly well as the Clippers' perimeter threats of J.J.
  • Manchester City hit three past Southampton to go third

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    But from that corner, Kompany clattered in the opening goal and Southampton's resistance was broken. "Then look at United and us and where we are", the Spaniard added. That is what Kompany delivered on Saturday but City are understandably cautious going into this week. Sergio Aguero and David Silva in action against Southampton .
  • Neymar to miss Clasico as part of three-game suspension

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    However, the Brazilian made matters worse by then sarcastically applauding the match officials as he departed the field, leading to an extra game ban. "The rules are for interpretation, but it should be the same for all". Madrid lead Barca by three points at the top of the table but also have a game in hand as they close on a first league title in five years.
  • Bryan edges Donald for first US PGA Tour win at Heritage

    Bryan edges Donald for first US PGA Tour win at Heritage

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    He didn't win. In fact, other than a 36-hole triumph on something called the SwingThought Tour, Bryan hadn't known much success. He added two more birdies on the back nine and finished with a 4-under 67 to become the first SC born golfer to win the RBC Heritage.
  • Jazz sink Clippers on Johnson buzzer beater

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    Derrick Favors came off the bench in place of Gobert for 15 points and another veteran, George Hill added 16. Frustration was the story for the Clippers who saw their stars Blake Griffin and Chris Paul combine for 51 points with Griffin doing post of his damage within the low post with the absence of Gobert.
  • Thunder: Houston Rockets hammer Oklahoma City in Game 1

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    Harden cut off a reporter before he could finish his question about how the focus entering this series is on him and Westbrook. With the Thunder down 78-68 in the period, Westbrook walked down the court shaking his head. "They still made some tough shots, which they're going to do. I thought we did a better job in the second half of being a little more physical". Durant, acquired as a free agent after the Warriors' loss to the Cavs in last year's finals, connected on 12 of 20 shots and ...
  • Sharks overtake Oilers for OT win

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    San Jose was 1 for 6 with the man advantage while Edmonton was 1 for 3. The Oilers' previous visit to the playoffs was in 2006, when they got all the way to the Stanley Cup final. Frank Vatrano added a goal for Boston in his National Hockey League playoff game, and Tuukka Rask made 26 saves. Defenseman Brent Burns is the leading candidate for the Norris Trophy as he topped the team in points (76), goals (29) and assists (47).
  • Brendan Rodgers' latest claim about Celtic is optimistic, even for him

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    Celtic are unbeaten so far this season and have dropped just four points so far during this season. Rodgers, meanwhile, has returned to management with a bang, guiding the Bhoys to the Scottish Premiership title in his first season at the helm - having been out of a job since he was sacked by Liverpool in 2015.
  • Mark Cuban Approached NBA About Tony Romo Actually Playing For Mavericks

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    Romo said he looked "like a turtle" compared to the seven-foot National Basketball Association players. Rodgers and the Packers beat Dallas at AT&T Stadium this past January, but Romo was on the sidelines as Dak Prescott's backup. Still, if I were betting on a possible Romo comeback, I would have to agree with Eric Mangini. On Tuesday night, we got a little taste of what Cuban's Mavericks will do to stay in the spotlight as they concocted an attention grab that was half-baked in the ...
  • National Hockey League roundup: Blues, Sharks both win in OT

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    San Jose tied the game just more than five minutes into the third period when Martin jumped on a rebound off Tomas Hertl's wraparound shot and put the puck in. Game 1 between the Oilers and San Jose Sharks goes down Wednesday night at Rogers Place . "When you don't have the puck you're not going to get many shots on goal".
  • Game 1 Preview: Indiana Pacers at Cleveland Cavaliers

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    It'd be a nice outcome - though the way the Cavs are playing, it may be worth it to take a shot at them as soon as possible before they reach peak playoff form. That's the most important thing to me, to this organization and to our team. Paul George has remained the one constant, making his fourth All-Star team in the last five years.
  • South Carolina, Gonzaga meet in Final Four

    South Carolina, Gonzaga meet in Final Four

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    From 14 points down, the Gamecocks scored the next 16 and took a 67-65 lead on Rakym Felder's two three throws with 7:06 remaining. Williams-Goss had 23 points, eight rebounds and four assists as Gonzaga blew out Xavier 83-59 in the West Region final, showing the offensive and defensive efficiency that have been season-long hallmarks.