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Before the game, TNT showed Boston teammate Avery Bradley - a former player at Bellarmine Prep in Tacoma - comforting Thomas on the bench during a shoot-around. Stevens said that after services for Thomas' sister, the star guard intends to rejoin the team Friday for Game 3 in Chicago. Police said Chyna Thomas died at the scene of the accident at about 5am on Saturday in Federal Way, Washington, 35km south of Seattle.
  • Yankees Game Two Performance against Rays is a Taste of 2017

    Yankees Game Two Performance against Rays is a Taste of 2017

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    The Rays' bullpen was even sharper, allowing just one run in 8 1/3 innings over the three games, striking out six batters and walking one. The two were briefly Yankees teammates in 1995, Mattingly's last season in the majors and Jeter's first, and Mattingly went on to coach NY during Jeter's stay.
  • USC's PJ Dozier will sign with agent, stay in NBA Draft

    USC's PJ Dozier will sign with agent, stay in NBA Draft

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    As a 6-foot-6 point guard, he's got next-level size and length. Dozier averaged 15.6 points and shot 50 percent in the NCAA tournament . Dozier's initial plan was to take part in the National Basketball Association combine scheduled from May 9-14 and then make a decision, given that he'd have within 10 days of the end of the combine to change his mind.
  • Jose Mourinho praises Red Devils' 'special performance' against Chelsea

    Jose Mourinho praises Red Devils' 'special performance' against Chelsea

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    Rashford is the third or fourth player with more minutes on the pitch and when everyone tries to guess the young player who has minutes with me, he is third or fouth. "If we win our games it doesn't matter what Tottenham do". "For us it is a fantastic target". For me if we were able to reach this target it would be a miracle.
  • Blue Jackets' Werenski out for playoffs with face fracture

    Blue Jackets' Werenski out for playoffs with face fracture

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    Sheary did the hard part: poke-checking the puck away from Bobrovsky behind the Columbus net and getting it to Guentzel in front. The 22-year-old rookie capped his hat trick by slipping it past Sergei Bobrovsky at 13:10 of the extra period for a 5-4 win and a 3-0 advantage for Pittsburgh in the playoff series.
  • Feldman: Wild need short memory to bounce back from OT loss

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    Alexander Steen had a goal and an assist, Patrik Berglund had a pair of helpers and Colton Parayko and Jaden Schwartz scored for the Blues . "That's how it goes sometimes - not ideal". Blues Goaltender Jake Allen continued his dominance during this series, finishing with 23 saves on 24 shots. "I think he was just saving it all for the playoffs".
  • Baseball batter struck in the head by sickening 151km/h fastball

    Baseball batter struck in the head by sickening 151km/h fastball

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    Hopefully, all of the news from here on out on Posey is of the good variety and the Giants will surely be cautious with their star given the circumstances. Posey, 30, has once again started off strong in the 2017 season, hitting.333 with a homer and two RBI. I got out there as quick as I could. Three runs scored on two throwing errors as Parker sprung up following his slide and pumped his fist much to the delight of the frenetic crowd.
  • Wanted Isco seeks long-term Real Madrid stay

    Wanted Isco seeks long-term Real Madrid stay

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    Madrid had most of its regular starters available for the loss to Celta in the Copa del Rey quarterfinals, when it couldn't come back after conceding two goals on counterattacks in the second half. Zidane made nine changes to the side that beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in the Champions League in midweek, with only Sergio Ramos and Nacho retaining their places, but he added that he regularly feels a sense of unfairness towards those not in the starting lineup.
  • Bucks knock off Raptors in series opener

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    The Raptors also took a collective slap in the face from 22-year-old Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo , who had his way with Toronto's defence on route to 28 points on 13-of-18 shooting. The Toronto Raptors had the lead over the Bucks into halftime, 51-46, but they could not maintain it, according to National Post . "We missed a lot of shots that we normally make", DeRozan said.
  • Arsenal Defeat To Crystal Palace Worries Arsene Wenger

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    Goals from Andros Townsend , Yohan Cabaye and Luka Milivojevic inflicted a fourth straight away league defeat on Arsenal - for the first time during Wenger's 21-season reign. Wenger wasn't immune to the toxic atmosphere stemming from the Arsenal fans, with banners and chants calling for the long-serving manager to depart as Palace made easy work of their London rivals during the Premier League clash.
  • Anthony Johnson announces surprise retirement after UFC 210 loss

    Anthony Johnson announces surprise retirement after UFC 210 loss

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    Jones even accused Cormier of cheating the scales at his controversial weigh-in, a statement the champion found laughable. The two top fighters have contrasting styles. "We were OK giving up the first round". Something that I have wanted to do for a while. "'Rumble' has that big burst and then panics". "He beat me, so what?" I love you guys.
  • Luis Enrique slams Barca after 'nightmare' Juve defeat

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    Paulo Dybala confirmed he's happy at Juventus and a renewal of his deal is close, following Juve's 3-0 victory over Barcelona in the Champions League. Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon was delighted with his clean sheet in their Champions League rout of Barcelona . Juan Cuadrado found Dybala on the right side and the striker curled an excellent left-foot shot into the net.