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The ball struck him on the helmet and its impact crumpled him to the dirt. Posey got up on his own but exited the game, with Nick Hundley entering to pinch run and stay in the game behind the plate. "We just thought this was the smart move, especially being a catcher", Posey said. The Diamondbacks continue to get production from their pitching staff, as Arizona has allowed a combined 14 runs in its last five games, keeping this team in games until the very end.
  • Guentzel, Rust lead Penguins' comeback in Columbus

    Guentzel, Rust lead Penguins' comeback in Columbus

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    With the Blue Jackets essentially shorthanded, Pittsburgh's Bryan Rust scored his second goal of the game to tie it at 3-3. "We had to stay with it", Crosby said. But if they aren't fixed immediately (and they nearly cost Columbus what initially looked like an easy win Tuesday), they will be the nail in the Blue Jackets' anticipated coffin.
  • Una tripletta di Ronaldo elimina il Bayern ma è decisivo l'arbitro Kassai

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    Bavaresi avanti due volte con un rigore di Lewandoski ed un autorete di Sergio Ramos . Chiude la partita nel finale Asensio , che fissa il risultato sul 4-2 finale. L'allenatore dei Blancos ai microfoni di Premium Sport ha affermato: "abbiamo giocato contro una grande squadra, forse la migliore quest'anno".
  • Vettel 'forefront' of title chase, says Ferrari boss

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    Sebastian Vettel celebrated Lewis Hamilton's lucky number on Sunday, the Ferrari driver taking his 44th Formula One victory to go top of the standings while the man in auto 44 kicked himself for costly errors. His tally of 11 podiums is minor compared to Hamilton's 107 - which is the second highest of all time behind seven-time F1 champion Michael Schumacher.
  • Cavs go 2-0 up in Pacers playoff

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    The Cavaliers won 117-111. This will be the toughest game for the Cavaliers of the whole series, but if they can win Game 3, and crush the hopes and confidence of the Pacers, Game 4 should be a breeze. Within the first minute and 27 seconds of the game, Cleveland coughed up the ball three times. Teague injured his right wrist in the second half and coach Nate McMillan said the starting guard will undergo X-rays.
  • Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres

    Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres

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    Padres manager Andy Green said Richard "got a ton of ground balls" before making a mistake with an inside fastball to Phillips, who grounded out to the pitcher in his first two at-bats. No longer in downtown Atlanta , the Braves (who technically still have an Atlanta address) now are northwest of the city. The move to Cobb County was orchestrated behind closed doors by county leaders and the Braves , and was kept secret throughout the summer until the announcement in November.
  • Leicester went down fighting in Champions League quarterfinals

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    Most teams would have thrown in the towel as soon as Saul Niguez put Atletico ahead which meant Leicester needed three goals to go through. "I hope the benefit is they want some more of it", he said . Leicester captain Wes Morgan played for the first time since scoring in the second-leg turnaround against Sevilla in the last-16, playing through the pain of a back problem and grappling manfully with the mercurial Antoine Griezmann.
  • Questions abound in aftermath of NFL star Hernandez's death

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    Correction officers discovered Hernandez hanged by a bed sheet attached to his cell window at about 3:05 a.m., said Christopher M. Fallon, assistant deputy commissioner of communications for the state Department of Correction. Hernandez committed suicide on Wednesday morning according to the state corrections department in MA. The 2015 conviction cemented a spectacular fall from grace for Hernandez, who once had a $40 million, five-year contract with the Patriots.
  • Celtics fall to Bulls in emotional game

    Celtics fall to Bulls in emotional game

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    While some might be shocked by how Chicago has played as a No. 8 seed that was just 41-41, Butler made it clear he's not one of those folks. But I think the next extension of your family is who you're around every day, and your team. As I told him, way to run your team. Butler finished with 30 points. Chicago held a 14-9 edge in fast-break points and 14-12 advantage on second-chance points.
  • Zinedine Zidane: Isco has shown he belongs at Real Madrid

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    That turned out to be Sporting's only shot on target in the opening 45 minutes, per WhoScored.com , and Isco made up for earlier misses just three minutes after Cop's incision to pull Real level thanks to some silky footwork inside the area.
  • Dodgers pay tribute to Robinson anniversary with statue

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    Players across Major League Baseball don Robinson's No. 42 to signify the day Robinson broke MLB's color barrier on April 15. The Los Angeles Dodgers today unveiled a Jackie Robinson statue at Dodger Stadium, the first statue in Stadium history, as part of Jackie Robinson Day celebrations on the 70th anniversary of Robinson breaking Major League Baseball's color barrier on April 15, 1947 .
  • Juventus and Monaco Into Champions League Semi Finals

    Juventus and Monaco Into Champions League Semi Finals

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    Lionel Messi, who had earlier been denied by Gianluigi Buffon, fired wastefully over the bar while Luis Suarez and Neymar also spurned chances on a night Barca were restricted to one shot on target. Marco Reus gave the visitors hope with a 48th-minute goal, only for substitute Valere Germain to wrap up the win for the French side nine minutes from time.