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Atlanta's second-unit had 35 points to Washington's 15. The Wizards turned it on in the second half, scoring 24 more points and shooting 57 percent from the field after shooting just 33 percent in the first half. The Wizards have experienced a revitalization in their play over the last half of the season and Wall has been a major component in their rise to the top half of the Eastern Conference.
  • Kenyans sweep titles at Boston Marathon

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    In the 121st running of the Boston Marathon on Monday, one man thought of an awesome way to motivate the runners. "I try to be there for them as much as I can", he said. It was a Swiss sweep in the wheelchairs, as Manuela Schar won the women's title with a course record of 1:28:17. Buzunesh Deba was anointed the 2014 Boston champion in December - more than two years after the race - when Rita Jeptoo was stripped of the title for testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs.
  • Man United defeat Chelsea 2-0, revive fight for EPL title

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    We will (have to) be good to finish on top of the table and it (would also) mean we deserve it. "I prefer to fight for the title instead of don't fight for the title and stay calm". "Next week we've got Middlesbrough at home, that's a massive game and three points would boost our season", Pugh told the club website. The leaders were beaten 2-0 by a resurgent Manchester United at Old Trafford .
  • Schar wins wheelchair women at Boston Marathon

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    Still, despite proof that women could clearly complete marathons, the athletic world generally assumed that women "couldn't run and didn't want to run" that far, Switzer says. "It's a real exciting time. It's just a matter of time", Linden said. You don't have to look far for special stories at the Boston Marathon . "You've got to dig down deep and just find whatever it is to hold onto to drive you through the finish line", Rupp said.
  • KKR's Narine foxes one and all with his bat

    KKR's Narine foxes one and all with his bat

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    It will be a battle between two top bowling sides of the IPL and Kolkata will hope to avenge their defeat in the Eliminator round last season . Kolkata is one of the inform teams of this season's IPL, scoring 73/0 against Gujarat Lions, 59/2 against Mumbai Indians and 76/1 against Kings XI Punjab during the power play, but their 40/2 against Sunrisers is the lowest in this year's edition.
  • Wenger leaves fans guessing on exit

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    Large sections of Arsenal's support ended the night with a chorus of "Arsene Wenger, we want you to go" and " you're not fit to wear the shirt " - with protests against the 67-year-old likely to ramp up. The pressure continues to mount on Wenger however, with pundits and former players lining up to say it was time for him to go. Wenger had never before lost a Premier League game against Palace but the hosts had the ball in the net again five minutes after the interval, although a raised ...
  • Isaiah Thomas to play Game 2, then fly to sister's funeral

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    But to be sitting on the sideline a few minutes before the game, crying, that makes me uncomfortable for him", Barkley continued. They care about one another and they support one another. Smith had cancer and his condition had worsened. "It says a lot, " Thomas' teammate, Avery Bradley told ESPN . The NBA playoffs continue this week as Chicago will play game two in Boston Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.
  • Patty Mills expects Memphis to be more physical in Game 2

    Patty Mills expects Memphis to be more physical in Game 2

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    Point guard Mike Conley finished with 13 points after scoring 10 in the first quarter, and didn't have a point in the second half. The Grizzlies made their first five shots and jumped out to 13 point lead in the first quarter. "You always go into Game 2 even more prepared because you see what kind of game plan they have". But first they have to dispose of the Memphis Grizzlies here in this series .
  • Predators hoping lessons learned entering Game 3

    Predators hoping lessons learned entering Game 3

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    Don't be surprised if there are some changes to the personnel and strategy , although Joel Quenneville already confirmed that it will be Corey Crawford's net once again. Rinne's also being too humble. Can the Predators knock off the Blackhawks in the first round of the National Hockey League playoffs? The goal came relatively early as Viktor Arvidsson scored 7:52 into the first and the score held from there.
  • Harmon, Hein lead ME contingent at Boston Marathon

    Harmon, Hein lead ME contingent at Boston Marathon

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    I grinned through the gloom and flakes. She was a Syracuse University student when she entered the marathon in 1967 under the name K.V. Switzer, to keep her gender secret. It was with the help of her boyfriend that she managed to escape his grasp and went on to finish the race in four hours, 20 minutes - later to be disqualified and expelled from the Amateur Atheltic Union.
  • Allen leads Blues to 3-0 series lead over Wild

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    Louis Blues. "Character win the first one, and then tonight played a really solid game", Rinne said. "The playoffs , there's momentum swings and a lot of stuff going on out there, we kind of expect that", Schwartz said. Boudreau said the Wild are doing everything they can to get pucks on Allen, who has allowed three goals through three games. Bryan Rust and Evgeni Malkin scored for Pittsburgh, and Marc-Andre Fleury overcame a shaky first period to make 33 saves.