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Although there was still a chance to secure the No. 1 seed in the East , the Cavs put more value on rest and sat LeBron James , Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love . The Cavaliers went 3-1 against Paul George and the Pacers during the regular season, so they clearly match up well against the 42-40 IN squad. Last year, the Cavaliers went 7-0 at home through the first three rounds of the playoffs, and 2-1 against the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals.
  • Grieving Isaiah Thomas to play Game 2, then fly to funeral

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    But in spite of the Celtics perceived lack of respect from the outside world, along with all of the so-called expert predictions - including TNT Sports analyst Charles Barkley - who stated that the Bulls had no chance of winning Game 1 - the Bulls held on to beat the Celtics 106-102 to take the opening game of this best-of-seven series .
  • Conte rates title chances at 50-50 after defeat

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    But for the first time, they'll be thinking about things. "We expected them to start fast and we had to try and control that, and we never did". My churlish mind finds this amusing. And as Conte looks to galvanise his players for the cup tie, the Italian has conceded in the wake of the defeat at Old Trafford that Mauricio Pochettino's men are now the best side in the league.
  • John Terry to leave Chelsea at the end of the season

    John Terry to leave Chelsea at the end of the season

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    It brings to an end a trophy-laden 19-year career at Stamford Bridge, after 713 appearances and 66 goals . "I feel I still have plenty to offer on the pitch but understand that opportunities here at Chelsea will be limited for me", Terry said.
  • La La and Carmelo Anthony Separate After 7 Years of Marriage

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    The former Syracuse star and La La Anthony, former host of MTV's " Total Request Live ", have been married for seven years and share a 10-year-old son, Kiyan . Team President Phil Jackson has hinted strongly for months that the squad would be better off trading Anthony, in order to build a younger club around Kristaps Porzingis.
  • Esports becoming an official Olympic sport

    Esports becoming an official Olympic sport

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    Chinese internet giant Alibaba has partnered with the Olympic Council of Asia in a bid to bring esports to the 2018 and 2022 Asian Games. eSports will be an official medal sport at the 2022 Asian Games in China, in the boldest step yet toward mainstream recognition of competitive gaming.
  • Zola resigns as Birmingham slip close to drop zone

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    Redknapp has three games remaining this season in which to preserve their status, starting with Sunday's derby showdown with Aston Villa. "I will come and live up here until the end of the season", added Redknapp, whose home is in Poole on England's south coast.
  • Zidane tells Isco his future is with Madrid after heroics in Gijon

    Zidane tells Isco his future is with Madrid after heroics in Gijon

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    We need to play a very complete match". However, there was a moment in the second half that only went to further highlight what a talented player he is as he once again led the Gijon defenders on a merry dance on his way to the bow. However, the Croatian made amends when he finished off a lovely Sporting move by volleying home Vesga's scooped pass to put Sporting in front after 14 minutes.
  • Champions: L.Enrique, gol vengono da sé

    Champions: L.Enrique, gol vengono da sé

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    Due le soluzioni: una difesa a quattro per completare il 4-3-3 o un 3-3-1-3 che liberi l'estro di Leo alle spalle del tridente, con Sergi Roberto a sfiancarsi di lavoro a destra. "Dovremo fare una ottima fase difensiva, ma credo che i miei difensori e centrocampisti saranno capaci di farlo", ha spiegato il tecnico bianconero. Vogliamo entusiasmare i nostri tifosi.
  • Patriots Extend Offer Sheet To Running Back Mike Gillislee

    Patriots Extend Offer Sheet To Running Back Mike Gillislee

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    The Bills tendered Gillislee at his original round level, which means if Buffalo decides not to match New England's offer, then the Patriots would send the Bills a fifth-round pick in exchange for the 26-year-old. His 5.7 yards per rush average led the NFL. The Patriots signed Rex Burkhead in free agency, but have still been active in the free agent market at the position.