• Close call: Irving scores 37, Cavs hold on to beat Pacers

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    Iman Shumpert , who did not play in Game 1, replaced Smith in the starting lineup when the second half began. CLEVELAND - LeBron James said that the Cleveland Cavaliers' meager one-point margin of victory in Game 1 didn't bother him, so long as the Cavs got the win.
  • Craig Shakespeare: Leicester were

    Craig Shakespeare: Leicester were "hard done by"

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    There'll be a conversation with Wes and the medical staff but we won't take a gamble. Fernando Torres fell over in comical style when presented with half a chance on the hour, but despite Atletico's pressure, clear chances were few and far between, while Atletico keeper Jan Oblak didn't have to make a single save in the entire game.
  • Black Cats nine points from safety

    Black Cats nine points from safety

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    He maintains that he inherited a poisoned chalice at a club now around £140m in debt which, in recent years, has consistently occupied the Premier League's bottom five positions despite shouldering a top-10 wage bill. The Irons are back in action next weekend against an in-form Everton side at the London Stadium and have games against Tottenham Hotspur as well as Liverpool to come before the season reaches its climax.
  • Harry's back for Spurs as Tottenham look to chase down Chelsea

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    Alli opened the scoring with a stunning 25-yard strike, his 16th league goal of the season, while Son scored either side of half-time to make seven goals in five matches since Kane's injury. "And we try to prepare for the game in the best conditions to try to win the game". Walter Mazzarri had to cope with several absentees and had said that he was, essentially, without a defence.
  • Morton, 3 Astros relievers combine to 5-hit Angels, 3-0

    Morton, 3 Astros relievers combine to 5-hit Angels, 3-0

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    McCullers allowed five runs, including two homeruns, on eight hits while striking out six. Astros right-handers Chris Devenski, Luke Gregerson and Ken Giles combined to work four scoreless innings with seven strikeouts. "Right now, we just mixing and matching a little bit until some of our guys get comfortable". RotoGrinders.com Daily Slant: With Correa out, Josh Reddick (132 wRC+,.174 ISO vs RHP since 2015) moves up to the 2nd spot and Carlos Beltran (117 wRC+,.196 ISO) hits cleanup.
  • Utah Jazz: Team will lean even more on Gordon Hayward

    Utah Jazz: Team will lean even more on Gordon Hayward

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    Their timing couldn't have been better for the Jazz. Both teams had at least five players average double-digit points, with the Clips having one extra player. So with another bad playoff memory in the making, Hayward did his best to change things. Though he played just two seasons with the Clippers, the fans appreciated Pierce, who was a local product from Inglewood High.
  • Leonard's 37 points lead Spurs by Grizzlies 96-82

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    This season, the Spurs and Grizzlies split their four games (2-2), with each side winning both home games in low-scoring affairs. Leonard pulled down 11 rebounds and contributed two assists as the Spurs ground out a 96-82 win to put themselves in control of the series .
  • Kompany: City playing well at right time

    Kompany: City playing well at right time

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    Two soon became three following another De Bruyne assist, this time racing to the byline and floating the ball into a unsafe area for Aguero to power home his 11th goal in 11 outings. "Every manager Vincent Kompany has played under knows what an important player he is", the City boss said. "This result is so important for our qualification for the Champions League", he told BBC Sport .