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Cavs general manager David Griffin acknowledged some worry, saying, "I'd be lying if I didn't say there's reason for concern. But we fought back". Three of those wins came against playoff teams - the Toronto Raptors, Milwaukee Bucks and Atlanta Hawks - while the other two came against the Philadelphia 76ers and Orlando Magic.
  • Blues Defying Critics, Three up on Wild

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    Louis' 2-1 overtime victory in Game 1 of this already captivating quarterfinal series. "That we've got loud fans", Allen said, getting a laugh out of the media scrum. A main difference in that series against the Avalanche compared to this series against the Blues, is in that series from three years ago the Wild played Games 3 and 4 at home, while they'll play Games 3 and 4 on the road this time around.
  • Wall Powers Wizards To Game 1 Win Over Hawks

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    Washington averaged 109.2 points per game on offense this season while allowing 107.4 on defense. They weren't afraid to rack up fouls. The Hawks' defense was slow to recover and it seemed like the Wizards were always one step ahead because of Wall.
  • Warriors pull away from Blazers

    Warriors pull away from Blazers

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    Kevin Durant scored 32 points for the Warriors while McCollum scored 41 for the Trailblazers . Green scored 19 points (6-for-10 from the field, 3-for-4 on threes), grabbed 12 rebounds and dished out nine assists. The Warriors' defensive and emotional leader led the charge as they completely stymied the Trail Blazers in the fourth quarter. The teams continued to exchange blows into the third quarter, when Curry awoke and Warriors center JaVale McGee changed the game.
  • Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza sacked after eight-match stint

    Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza sacked after eight-match stint

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    Bauza has overseen a downturn in results and performances at Argentina , who now sit outside the qualification spots for the 2018 World Cup. Sevilla manager Jorge Sampaoli, who masterminded Chile's run to the last 16 of the 2014 World Cup and victory in the Copa America in 2015, is favourite to take over.
  • NFL Draft Do's and Don'ts for the San Francisco 49ers

    NFL Draft Do's and Don'ts for the San Francisco 49ers

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    His freakish athleticism - combined with a 6-4, 224-pound frame that evokes Kam Chancellor - vaulted the four-year starter up draft boards. Neither is offensive tackle Trent Brown , but this is what head coach Kyle Shanahan and the 49ers will be handling.
  • Jamie Carragher on Arsenal's 'huge' win at Middlesbrough

    Jamie Carragher on Arsenal's 'huge' win at Middlesbrough

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    Arsenal could welcome back captain Laurent Koscielny after two games out with an Achilles issue. The deadlock was broken three minutes before the break when, after Granit Xhaka had been felled by Adam Clayton 20 yards out, Sanchez curled the resulting free-kick past the static Guzan to give his side the lead.
  • Verstappen fastest in final Bahrain practice

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    Team-mate Max Verstappen, who felt his final lap was "ruined" by Felipe Massa in Q3, believes Red Bull is gaining more knowledge about its 2017 vehicle. A final attempt from Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton could only place the Briton in second place. Vettel won in 2012 and 2013 during a glittering run of four straight titles with Red Bull.
  • Roberto Firmino on target as Liverpool edge West Bromwich Albion

    Roberto Firmino on target as Liverpool edge West Bromwich Albion

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    It means the coach wasn't able to transfer the right concentration, desire, ambition to win this type of game. Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet believes the club have shown great resilience in recent weeks. "We scored one goal but that was enough for today". There were some who felt that the Reds went overboard with their celebrations with the travelling supporters after the game, but Klopp brushed aside those accusations with a honest reply: "I don't think we did insane things, but ...
  • Champions, Juve da sogno: 3-0 al Barcellona

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    Tutto lascia pensare ad un suo impiego nella notte Champions contro la compagine di Luis Enrique. Al 22' contropiede bianconero, Mandzukic serve Dybala che raddoppia con un preciso tiro all'angolino . E tuttavia la Juve e' uscita dalla morsa blaugrana e su angolo al 10′ di testa Chiellini ha infilato sulla destra del portiere azulgrana, nonostante la trattenuta di Mascherano .
  • Former Korean star Thames homers in 5 straight for Brewers

    Former Korean star Thames homers in 5 straight for Brewers

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    He'll need to homer in the Brewers' next three games to tie an Major League Baseball record for consecutive games with a homer. Milwaukee never trailed after Thames hit an opposite-field homer to snap a 3-3 tie in the third inning. Braun's 651st extra-base hit moved him into second place with Paul Molitor on the Brewers' all-time list. RHP Junior Guerra (strained right calf) began workouts on a treadmill.