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James recognizes the Cavs' flaws and understands why they appear susceptible to an early-round upset. The Warriors have ruled in 11 of the 13 matchups, sweeping all four games this season. It's hard to tell an Atlanta fan not to have optimism should the Hawks and Cavs meet in the playoffs, considering how the season series played out.
  • Swansea boss Clement rues missed chance to beat Boro

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    It is a free roll of the dice for Agnew as Karanka will get the blame if they end up back in the Sky Bet Championship and the early signs were promising enough despite a 3-1 defeat at home to Manchester United. With a number of injuries throughout the game which led to the substitution of Gaston Ramirez and Fabio, Agnew felt as though his side's offensive capabilities were hampered, but felt his side dealt with it effectively.
  • Formula 1. Gran Premio di Shanghai: Hamilton primo, Vettel secondo

    Formula 1. Gran Premio di Shanghai: Hamilton primo, Vettel secondo

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    Il tedesco ha dovuto quindi ricostruire daccapo la sua gara ma qui si è vista la classe del campione pluridecorato qual è, non a caso il pilota scelto per riportare il titolo a Maranello che manca ormai da dieci anni. Hamilton ha detto di stimare moltissimo Vettel e di rispettarlo in maniera vera e sincera: "Credo che il rapporto tra me e Sebastian rimarrà così, almeno lo spero".
  • Masters champ, Danny Willett returns to Augusta

    Masters champ, Danny Willett returns to Augusta

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    Willett won the Masters previous year on the final nine holes after a spectacular collapse at Amen Corner by rising U.S. star Jordan Speith, who went into the back nine five shots up but hit an incredible quadruple bogey on the par-3 12th hole.
  • Westbrook vs Harden the highlight when NBA playoffs open

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    This was a meaningless game for both teams, but Harden still played 35 minutes, notching his 22nd triple-double of the year. The first to accomplish this unbelievable feat, of course, was Oscar Robertson, who averaged 30.8 points, 11.4 assists and 12.5 rebounds in the 1961-62 season while putting up a total of 41 triple-doubles, a record that Westbrook broke this past Sunday with his 42nd triple-double of the year in a 106-105 win over the Denver Nuggets, a game in which he scored 50 points, ...
  • Cardinals: Brock has bone cancer

    Cardinals: Brock has bone cancer

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    Louis to the NL pennant and World Series title, the city's first since 1946. The release said Brock will miss an event at Busch Stadium on April 25. Brock was absent from the Cardinals' Opening Day festivities earlier this month for health reasons. He also stole 888 bases, as he led the league in that category eight times.
  • Liverpool hero Roberto Firmino tops this yellow card list

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    Coutinho grabbed the equaliser with a neat finish from inside the penalty area and just two minutes later the visitors were in front in stunning fashion. The Senegal worldwide picked up the problem during the Merseyside derby last weekend, and Klopp has confirmed that he will be absent for the remainder of the campaign as Liverpool look to put an end to their troubles against teams in the bottom half of the table.
  • Buchholz's injury doesn't mean Phillies' trade was bust

    Buchholz's injury doesn't mean Phillies' trade was bust

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    Buchholz's diminished stuff did not play well in his first two regular season starts: he has a 12.27 ERA and has allowed 19 of the 40 batters he's faced to reach via hit or walk. "I've been on the DL for an extended period of time, multiple times", Buchholz said Tuesday night. Mackanin said before the game there are "five capable starters" at Triple A, referring to Zach Eflin, Jake Thompson , Ben Lively , Nick Pivetta and Mark Appel.
  • Relegation scrap too early to call, says Hull City boss Marco Silva

    Relegation scrap too early to call, says Hull City boss Marco Silva

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    Hull have won 17 points from 12 games since Marco Silva was appointed as head coach - the ninth best record in the division. "We will see", said the Portuguese when asked about the survival battle. "To be fair, we haven't always got the results our performances deserved away from the KCOM but, hopefully, we can turn that around". "It is important our performances, even if the results are not the best".
  • Montreal Canadiens Screwed With Bad 2017 NHL Playoff Luck

    Montreal Canadiens Screwed With Bad 2017 NHL Playoff Luck

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    Even though the Canadiens had more opportunities than the Rangers in the first period, the Rangers entered the second period with the lead. It's fair to say things have not exactly turned out the way GM Marc Bergevin envisioned in Montreal, but all of that can be made right by Price giving the Canadiens the otherworldly goaltending they've received in the past from the likes of Ken Dryden and Patrick Roy.