• Wall is 'very confident' in Forcing Game 7
Wall is 'very confident' in Forcing Game 7

The Wizards are paying for disrespecting DeRozan's three-point shot. Lowry finished with 17 points and 10 assists, while Wright scored 18 points off the bench. "Even the ones he missed were good shots". "That was a fun game to play in". The thing is, in a series in which both teams sport a pair of All-Star guards, it's not entirely clear who that...

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  • Saints trade up in NFL Draft, select Marcus Davenport
Saints trade up in NFL Draft, select Marcus Davenport

He's got huge potential at the professional level if all works out in the end. Alex Okafor, who started at the defensive end spot opposite Jordan, was having a solid season until he tore his Achilles. Using the Jimmy Johnson trade chart and valuimg future picks as the No. 12 slot of the subsequent round, the Saints could have the ammo to move all...

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  • Broncos have their highest pick since 2011
Broncos have their highest pick since 2011

Able to convert his speed into power, Chubb wins with physical strength and a relentless motor and projects as an immediate every-down edge player. He posted 10 sacks and over 20 tackles for a loss in each of the past two seasons. Chubb solidifies the Broncos pass rush efforts from both sides of the line in much the same way that Joey Bosa and Mel...

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  • England's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to miss World Cup
England's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to miss World Cup

Liverpool beat Roma 5-2 in the first-leg of their Champions League semi-final tie, with the return leg in Italy next Wednesday. BC-SOC-England-Oxlade-Chamberlain Injured, 1st Ld-Writethru, 257England midfielder Oxlade-Chamberlain out of World CupAP Photo XAF112, XAF113, XDMV169Eds: Updates with detail, quotes.

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  • Campbell reveals why he wants Vieira to succeed Wenger
Campbell reveals why he wants Vieira to succeed Wenger

Later on Wednesday, Wenger moved to clarify he did not have an issue with the timing - just that it was not his decision. But, if the question is as simple as, 'Are you ready to manage any teams in Europe?' then I would say yes. At least I think that the guy can work in a positive environment. I focus on what I have to do every day and prepare well...

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  • Lamar Jackson Visited Patriots Twice, Team Interest Is 'Legit'
Lamar Jackson Visited Patriots Twice, Team Interest Is 'Legit'

New England and San Francisco have a great relationship from a front office standpoint. However, drafting him where many pundits expect him to go, which is in the middle of the first round, may be surprising. Needless to say, the Patriots will be a team to watch as they could potentially be going after Brady's successor in the first round of the ...

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  • Greg Sankey's statement on Commission on College Basketball report
Greg Sankey's statement on Commission on College Basketball report

Last fall, the NCAA's Board of Governors created a commission to address the many and varied problems infecting college basketball. The Commission's solution to that issue is for the NCAA to standardize degree completion programs to help players graduate even after they're done playing basketball, to ensure they receive the full benefit of their ...

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  • Novak Djokovic slips up in Barcelona
Novak Djokovic slips up in Barcelona

Returning from injury issues of his own, Klizan broke three times-converting each of his three break-point chances-even though Djokovic served at 79 percent. "It's a great feeling, amazing, " said Klizan, who had never beaten Djokovic in four previous matches. Nadal, who has only ever lost three times in Barcelona, has now won 38 consecutive sets...

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  • Cowboys Move On From Dez Bryant
Cowboys Move On From Dez Bryant

Dallas also signed journeyman Deonte Thompson . Cowboys owner Jerry Jones publicly shut the door on the notion of Bryant returning to Dallas, with which the 29-year-old wideout has appeared in 113 games (99 starts) and amassed 7,459 total yards while registering a franchise-record 73 receiving touchdowns.

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  • How to Watch Pacers vs. Cavaliers Game 5
How to Watch Pacers vs. Cavaliers Game 5

There's no way for IN to change the outcome of the game, however, so the Pacers will have to forget what happened IN Game 5 and lay it all out IN Game 6 this coming Friday at home. The Pacers missed a great chance to take a 3-1 series lead, and now they must win another game in Cleveland . James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are batt...

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  • Ex-cop arrested in decades-old 'Golden State Killer' case
Ex-cop arrested in decades-old 'Golden State Killer' case

Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, was arrested this week at his home in Citrus Heights, outside Sacramento, after investigators matched his DNA to evidence collected at some of the crime scene tied to the serial killer. He also is accused of murder by authorities in Orange and Ventura counties , according to documents and officials. "Our guy would vani...

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  • Mirotic's Monster Game: Pelicans' Nikola Mirotic Goes Off Versus Blazers
Mirotic's Monster Game: Pelicans' Nikola Mirotic Goes Off Versus Blazers

With every Anthony Davis put-back dunk, reverse alley-oop jam, step-back 3-pointer or game-sealing block in the playoffs, the New Orleans Pelicans take a step closer to becoming the NBA's next small-market success story. "They came in with a great defensive game plan against us". Now, they have roughly five months to think about the end ...

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  • Ancelotti close to Italy job with salary the only sticking point
Ancelotti close to Italy job with salary the only sticking point

Italy have been without a permanent coach since Gian Piero Ventura was sacked after they failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years following defeat by Sweden in a two-legged playoff in November. "Carlo was in Rome for personal reasons", he told Sky Sports in Italy . Roberto Fabbricini confirmed the meeting but said, "...

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  • Rob Gronkowski confirms he will play next season
Rob Gronkowski confirms he will play next season

It's official. New England Patriots tight end and former Arizona Wildcat Rob Gronkowski will return to the National Football League for the 2018 season. While Brady has yet to commit to playing this upcoming season, his agent Don Yee insisted the 40-year-old will return to the field. A source told Schefter that Gronkowski will not be traded...

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  • SunRisers Hyderabad deliver Mumbai Indians a knockout punch
SunRisers Hyderabad deliver Mumbai Indians a knockout punch

This content is restricted to site members. Rashid, who has been one of the best on the business in the recent times, would try and bounce back stronger and that is what separates great bowlers from the rest. But, the usually oh-so-reliable Afghanistan legspinner Rashid Khan's form has certainly dipped in the successive defeats, taking only two w...

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  • Baker Mayfield should be Browns top pick in 2018 NFL Draft -- he
Baker Mayfield should be Browns top pick in 2018 NFL Draft -- he

Mayfield passed for 4,627 yards and accounted for 48 touchdowns with just six interceptions while leading Oklahoma to the College Football Playoff last season. This could lead to a divide - those who think quarterback is the way to go and those who do not. If the Cardinals tried to lure the Cleveland Browns into trading the No.

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  • David de Gea urges Manchester United team-mates to discover their consistency
David de Gea urges Manchester United team-mates to discover their consistency

However, they also dropped points against bottom feeders and relegation zone teams like Newcastle United, West Bromwich Albion, Huddersfield Town, Southampton and Stoke City. "He took responsibility, he scored and give to other players more confidence - after his first goal we started to believe we can do something". A large majority of the recen...

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  • Wait over: Embiid says 76ers' time is now
Wait over: Embiid says 76ers' time is now

The Sixers had entered the day having won two of the series' first three games, adapting on the fly to withstand the ferocious defensive effort that Miami had unleashed on them starting in Game 2. a team with a winning home record and 10-4 in their last 14 road games. It's not like Simmons' play in leading the 76ers to a 3-1 lead over the Heat is...

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  • Champions League: Bayern Munich plot revenge against Real Madrid in semifinal
Champions League: Bayern Munich plot revenge against Real Madrid in semifinal

The 72-year-old, who is bidding to become the oldest coach to win the European Cup, will be handing over the reins to Niko Kovac at the end of the season, but he plans on leaving Bayern with the flawless parting gift of all - another treble.

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  • MI high school golfer attacked by goose while walking on the fairway
MI high school golfer attacked by goose while walking on the fairway

Fortunately, he was not physically hurt, although Blissfield said maybe his pride was injured. "I was laughing quite hard after the attack was over". "How did he get upended?" After cowering on the grass as the goose pecked at him from above, Isaac got up and tried to run away but tripped and upended himself in spectacular fashion.

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