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The Pirates chased Arizona starter Robbie Ray with six hits in four innings. Josh Harrison came into the weekend with 36 hits, 14 runs and 12 RBI, while Gregory Polanco managed 28 hits, 13 runs and nine RBI in that span. Pittsburgh's offense has scored a total of four runs in Cole's last five starts while Cole has been in the game, and his NL-low 2.09 run-support average dipped even lower after Thursday.
  • Real Madrid's defence has "no substance", slams Arrigo Sacchi

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    Madrid defeated Atletico in the final a year ago and in 2014, and also eliminated the crosstown opponent in the quarterfinals in 2015. "We did not drop our hands, I am proud of this team". "He is a great friend, and we had a great relationship when he was here", he said. In only one year and a half, he has achieved to put his team in two European finals.
  • IPL 2017 | Pune seal their playoff date against Mumbai Indians in style

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    However, Ajinkya Rahane (34 not out) and Smith (15no) guided Supergiant home easily. The Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai have been the outstanding side in this year's IPL, with 10 wins from their 14 matches and will enjoy home advantage at the Wankhede Stadium for the first playoff encounter against Pune on Tuesday.
  • The Penguins, NHL can't get story straight on Sidney Crosby

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    He was slow to get up and then skated slowly back into the play and then to the bench. The Penguins won 5-2 and then took Game 7 at home to advance to the Stanley Cup final. What Pittsburgh should not be concerned about is playing in a Game 7. On Jan. 12 at Canadian Tire Centre, Mike Condon made 29 saves and Bobby Ryan, Tom Pyatt, Hoffman and Stone scored against Murray in a 4-1 win over the Penguins, whose only response came from Conor Sheary .
  • Molina homers twice to help Cardinals beat Cubs

    Molina homers twice to help Cardinals beat Cubs

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    For Joe Maddon and the Chicago Cubs, the focus Saturday was more on the rules. The Cardinals have a 1 1/2 game lead in the division overall, and a 2 1/2 game lead over the fourth-place Cubs. Rinne made 22 saves for the Predators, who faced relatively little adversity while steamrolling Chicago and St. Louis in the first two rounds on the way to the first conference finals in franchise history.
  • Michael Owen's Premier League predictions, including Chelsea v Watford

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    Stefano Okaka knows his side will be up against it at a partying Stamford Bridge, but he is hopeful his side can exploit any groggy heads in the Chelsea ranks. At press conferences, all he wanted to talk about was his club, his team, his players and his plans for them. Chelsea , who won the Champions League in 2011-12, failed to qualify for this season's European competition after finishing 10th in the 2015-16 campaign.
  • Anthony Joshua's Likely Return Date, Venue & Opponent Revealed By Promoter

    Anthony Joshua's Likely Return Date, Venue & Opponent Revealed By Promoter

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    Most of December is available but I don't really want to go that late. "Even if you started back in camp in August, then you have September and October so end of October can work". The IBF have already told Joshua he must fight Kubrat Pulev next to defend his title. As such, the IBF appears obliged to strip Joshua should he opt for a return fight with Klitschko, but Hearn has indicated he will put in a mandatory exception request.
  • Mahrez slip spares Manchester City, Swansea close on safety

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    Meanwhile. two goals in the space of seven first-half minutes from David Silva and Gabriel Jesus appeared to have put City in control of the contest, but Leicester responded through Shinji Okazaki to give themselves hope heading into the interval.
  • Warriors rally to win opener after Spurs lose Leonard

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    The Warriors played with more energy and precision to start the second half, then Leonard left the game in the third quarter after re-injuring his ankle, and the Warriors immediately went on an 18-0 explosion that changed everything. Leonard crumpled to the ground, grasping at his ankle, and left the game shortly thereafter. San Antonio held a 23-point lead at the time of the injury but couldn't hold of a furious comeback without its best player and dropped a 113-111 decision.
  • Rafael Nadal handles Novak Djokovic in Madrid semifinals

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    And with Stan Wawrinka sans any wins under his belt, and Goffin and Dominic Thiem the only others to make any sort of mark in the clay court season so far, is it now time for Djokovic to turn his season around and stop Rafael Nadal from sweeping the silverware on the dirt? Top seeded Spanish star Rafael Nadal qualified for the final of the Madrid Open after defeating second seed Novak Djokovic 6-2, 6-4 in the semi-finals.
  • Mourinho pays tribute to Man United debutant Tuanzebe

    Mourinho pays tribute to Man United debutant Tuanzebe

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    Arsenal suffered a damaging 3-0 defeat at the hands of Crystal Palace last month and Wenger chose to switch to a back three for the away game at Middlesborough which ended in a 1-2 win. The England Under-20 global started at right-back as Mourinho rested a number of key players for Thursday's Europa League semi-finals second leg against Celta Vigo .