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Robertson backs Westbrook to break more records

Robertson backs Westbrook to break more records

The Cleveland Cavaliers suffered a stunning collapse, blowing a 26-point lead in the fourth quarter, as they were upset 126-125 by the Atlanta Hawks in overtime. But since notching his 41st triple-double of the season on Tuesday he had twice fallen short as he vied for number 42. Harden and Westbrook have seemingly separated themselves as the top contenders for this season's MVP award. Read More

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Lundqvist help Rangers beat Canadiens 2-0 in Game 1

Lundqvist help Rangers beat Canadiens 2-0 in Game 1

Game 2 is Friday night in Pittsburgh. The Blueshirts performance in Game One was much more reminiscent of their playoff successes in 2014 and 2015, starting from their goaltender on out. Momentum shifted in New York's favor over the next few minutes, but fell back into Montreal's hands with a pair of back-to-back penalties against the Rangers . Read More

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Marcos Alonso: 'We knew we needed to beat Bournemouth'

Marcos Alonso: 'We knew we needed to beat Bournemouth'

The Spanish global also admitted that he told Antonio Conte he wanted to leave on the Italian's very first day in charge and that the manager was so upset that he would not even look at him as a result. It's good to play with this pressure because it means we are fighting for titles and trying to stay up there. Diego Costa may be going through a bit of a scoring drought lately, but as Marcos Alonso tells it, the center forward's impact is so much more than the goals he (usually) ... Read More

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Pineda takes flawless game into 7th; Yanks beat Rays 8-1

Pineda takes flawless game into 7th; Yanks beat Rays 8-1

The Michael Pineda pitching on the mound at Yankee Stadium on Monday afternoon is the one the Yankees and their fans have been waiting to see since he was traded to the club in 2012. He pitched the Gamecocks to an 8-0 win in an elimination game against the Tar Heels who came in with a vaunted offensive attack. While it is still very early in the season, yesterday's win was much needed for the Yankees, who avoided their first 1-5 start since 1989. Read More

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Saints pre-season opponents announced

Saints pre-season opponents announced

The Browns last played the Saints in the preseason in 1982. The Browns have never hosted the Saints in the preseason and last welcomed the Giants to Cleveland for an exhibition game during the 2005 season. The two teams also met in last year's preseason finale. News 5 (WEWS) is the preseason television home of the Cleveland Browns. The Browns will play their final two preseason games on the road against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (between August 24 and 27) and Chicago Bears (either August ... Read More

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Forbes Ranks Yankees as Baseball's Most Valuable Team

Forbes Ranks Yankees as Baseball's Most Valuable Team

The San Francisco Giants finish out the top five at $2.65 billion. Philadelphia recorded a revenue of $325 million in 2016 en route to a 71-91 record. Forbes also said that for last season, the average operating income (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) for all teams was $34 million, up 52 percent from 2015. Read More

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First Hurricane Forecast for 2017

First Hurricane Forecast for 2017

Colorado State University expects four of the 11 named storms will become hurricanes, with two likely to reach major hurricane status. Preparedness is paramount because it only takes one storm or hurricane to make landfall and cause significant damage. Read More

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Son leads Tottenham to 4-0 win over Watford

Solidity at the back has underpinned the side's success throughout Pochettino's tenure, though, and Tottenham once again demonstrated how hard they are to play against in this impressive thrashing of Watford . Striker Harry Kane could return for his side's home Premier League clash against Watford on Saturday after recovering from an ankle injury that has ruled him out for a month. Read More

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Bayern breathe sigh of relief over Lewandowski injury ahead of Madrid clash

Bayern breathe sigh of relief over Lewandowski injury ahead of Madrid clash

The battle between the mighty Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund takes place Saturday in the Bundesliga. "I can guarantee today that we have not contacted or will contact any of these players". "But it was balanced before his goal". Fourth-placed Dortmund , who are 18 points behind Bayern , were second best throughout as Bayern turned on the style in front of their own fans. Read More

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Warriors F Durant makes return on Saturday

It will be intriguing to see how much Durant cuts into playing time for Barnes and Patrick McCaw . However, he kept his sights on the bigger picture. 1 seed. At 65-14, the team is now 4.5 games clear of the San Antonio Spurs, who are going to play as the No. 2 seed in the playoffs. He joined the Warriors via free agency this past offseason. Read More

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STICKY SITUATION: Baseball clings to Cardinals' catcher's chest protector

STICKY SITUATION: Baseball clings to Cardinals' catcher's chest protector

Cecil said he and Molina have nothing to hide. Catchers sometimes put pine tar somewhere on their uniforms, often around the shin guards, to help give them a better grip. He puts his hands on his hips and shakes his head. If you're wondering why the Cardinals' Yadier Molina didn't receive an inspection Thursday , it's because there are no rules specifically governing catchers who intentionally doctor a baseball. Read More

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Boro strive for balance to stay afloat in Premier League

Boro strive for balance to stay afloat in Premier League

And with Boro conceding four goals which puts them seven points off Premier League safety, Agnew admits his team were defensively susceptible. And that is what they did, claiming the three points and climbed out of the relegation places. After the electric first half, the second half would prove to be much less eventful, with the key event early on being an injury to Abel Hernandez. Read More

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Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson fires back at Daniel Cormier

Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson fires back at Daniel Cormier

Full stop, hold the asterisk. Cormier defends his 205lbs strap against Anthony "Rumble" Johnson at UFC 210 this weekend and nobody is more excited about the rematch than the artist formerly and briefly known as Snoop Lion. "For a guy who's been as dominant as he was, obviously his resume says he always should get a title fight", Cormier told MMAjunkie. I had three-and-a-half weeks to get prepared for a championship fight and still found a way to outwork him. Read More

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Kyle Lowry returns, Raptors beat Pistons 105-102

Kyle Lowry returns, Raptors beat Pistons 105-102

Jonas Valanciunas had 11 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter for Toronto, and Cory Joseph added 15 for the Raptors . But games like tonight, we have to have. The numbers are ugly and yet Toronto is two wins away from its second consecutive 50-win season, and wrapping up the No. 3 seed. AUBURN HILLS Andre Drummond remembers the first time he stepped on the court at The Palace. Read More

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Teenager Shadab earns first Pakistan Test call

Teenager Shadab earns first Pakistan Test call

Shadab made his global debut in last week's T20 series against the West Indies , capturing 10 wickets against the world champions before being named player of the series. Pakistan Team will play three Test matches against West Indies . As captain, Misbah's batting average is now 50.55, compared to his career average of 45.84, and eight of his ten Test centuries have come as captain. Read More

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Georgetown hires Patrick Ewing as men's basketball coach

Georgetown hires Patrick Ewing as men's basketball coach

Georgetown has made just one NCAA Tournament appearance in the last four seasons and had back-to-back losing seasons for the first time since 1972-1973, seven years before joining the original Big East. It's unclear what system Ewing plans to install at Georgetown, but his National Basketball Association background suggests perhaps a style vastly different than that of his predecessor, who ran a motion-based offense with principles from his previous head coaching stop at Princeton. Read More

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