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James scores 35, Cavs take 3-0 lead with 115-94 victory

The Toronto Raptors host the Cleveland Cavaliers in game three of their National Basketball Association playoff series on May 5 at 7pm EST. Kyle Lowry sat out with an injured ankle. Still, his absence would affect Toronto's game plan "a lot", Casey said. "He was limping badly", Casey said. James posted his 90th playoff game with at least 30 points, scoring 35 to go with eight rebounds and seven assists in 40 minutes. Read More

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Capitals rally late to force Game 6 against the Penguins

WASHINGTON (AP) - Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin scored 27 seconds apart in the third period as the Washington Capitals avoided elimination by beating the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 5. If Fleury has sprung a leak, the Capitals have the talent from Ovechkin down to make him pay. "We still have a chance", was how Backstrom described the message. Read More

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Former EPL champion Blackburn plunges into 3rd tier

Former EPL champion Blackburn plunges into 3rd tier

Venky's bought Blackburn for 46 million pounds (then $73 million) in November 2010 , but its time in charge has been chaotic from the moment the new owners chose to fire Sam Allardyce as manager after just a month. With Birmingham only leading 1-0 against Bristol City at Ashton Gate, a goal for the Robins would have sent Blues down instead of Blackburn - but Harry Redknapp's side held on. Read More

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Defending Rockets' Harden is a chess match worth watching

Defending Rockets' Harden is a chess match worth watching

Murray said during Saturday's media session he could tell it was a different atmosphere, but he's been told by Popovich all season to be ready to go at any time and his Spurs teammates have encouraged him throughout the season. "We've just got to play better", Harden said. Cleveland players might not think the Raptors present much of a threat, but they still have to play the games. Read More

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Neymar and Barcelona president among defendants to stand trial over fraud allegations

Neymar and Barcelona president among defendants to stand trial over fraud allegations

Last summer the case was archived but Spanish prosecutors overturned that ruling, plus appeals which have tried to stop Neymar from appearing in court have been rejected as he's now been ordered to stand trial. However, in Spain sentences of less than two years are often suspended for first-time offenders. The charges were brought on by Brazilian investment firm DIS, which owned 40 percent of Neymar's transfer rights. Read More

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Predators take 2-1 series lead, beating St. Louis Blues 3-1

Louis Blues , 3-1, in Game 3 of their Western Conference semifinal at Bridgestone Arena to grab a 2-1 series lead. We're in a new challenge now going to Nashville . The Predators have now won five of eight meetings with the Blues this season. Something had to give in this game. By the 12:00 mark of the first period, it was already a three-goal lead with Jakob Silfverberg and captain Ryan Getzlaf tallying. Read More

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I've Got Options - Jose Mourinho Welcomes Trio Back For Celta Vigo Clash

I've Got Options - Jose Mourinho Welcomes Trio Back For Celta Vigo Clash

With Manchester United's hopes of a top-four finish in the Premier League hanging in the balance, the Europa League represents the club's best chance of qualifying for the Champions League. Celta, by contrast, have had the luxury of resting up Eduardo Berizzo's preferred XI for the majority of their recent La Liga games as the Galicians concentrate on trying to win a first ever major trophy. Read More

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Washington Capitals show heart in Game 3 win over Pittsburgh Penguins

Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen has avoided an National Hockey League hearing over his hit on Sidney Crosby in Monday night's Game 3 in Pittsburgh , according to multiple reports. They've rolled on through the loss of Kris Letang, their top defensemen. "You come to the rink, and you're a little more ready to prepare, just that kind of competitive instinct, I guess". Read More

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Chelsea on course for the title as Spurs beat Arsenal

Chelsea on course for the title as Spurs beat Arsenal

As well as the engrossing fight for the title the battle for the two remaining Champions League places has become a real dogfight - Arsenal missing a chance to make up ground on the two Manchester clubs, who both stumbled on Sunday. Wenger acknowledged his team were second best, as goals from Dele Alli and Harry Kane secured a convincing victory for the hosts. This derby win virtually assures Tottenham of making the top four, given its superior goal difference over fifth-placed ... Read More

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Young cancer survivor gets his wish at NFL draft

Young cancer survivor gets his wish at NFL draft

How he fits: The Redskins should probably start planning to add another cornerback. If it would have been four offensive guys, we would have been happy with that. There are going to be players that are going to be released in training camp. Howard. Newsome played tight end for the Crimson Tide. "We are not done with the 53-man squad that we are going to play with when we open up against Cincinnati". Read More

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English Premier League: Anichebe goes down with Sunderland

English Premier League: Anichebe goes down with Sunderland

Following defeat to Middlesbrough on Wednesday evening, the Black Cats now sit 12 points from safety - and Hull City - with 15 points to play for and they must defeat the Cherries to keep their immediate fate in their hands. Manager David Moyes had earlier spoken of his sorrow at being unable to retain the club's Premier League status, but declined to talk about his own future. Read More

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