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They'll open on the road on Monday against the Rockets, who supplanted the Warriors as top seeds in the West this season with a league-leading 65 regular-season wins. Paul finished with 41 points on 13-of-22 shooting. It was an appropriate end to a career playoff-best night for Paul, the same night he finally erased that black mark on his resume, the night he finally carried his team to the place he's never been.
  • Huddersfield seal survival as Chelsea's top-four hopes fade

    Huddersfield seal survival as Chelsea's top-four hopes fade

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    The lead lasted just 13 minutes though as Marcos Alonso levelled when Cesar Azpilicueta's cross was drilled against the full-back and rebounded into the net. "We had the chances to score, but we didn't take them". For only the third time ever in the EPL, all three promoted sides achieved safety in their first attempt.
  • Alexis Sanchez Starts - Manchester United Team vs West Ham Confirmed

    Alexis Sanchez Starts - Manchester United Team vs West Ham Confirmed

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    For most of my seasons, apart from one a year ago, I've been competing at the top six or eight. The match is to be played in London , as the Devils are slowly finishing this Premier League campaign, getting ready for the FA Cup final that awaits the team on 19 May against Chelsea .
  • Celtics pull it out in nail-biting game 5 to defeat Sixers

    Celtics pull it out in nail-biting game 5 to defeat Sixers

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    Sixers fans will love this confidence amongst their own players as it truly means there could be a bright future ahead of this group of players. "I think we've got a bright future", Embiid said , and related an exchange he and Simmons shared after their loss to the Celtics, when the guard pointed to the center's hands and predicted there would be "a lot of rings" on Embiid's fingers.
  • Pink jersey honour for Yates at Giro d'Italia

    Pink jersey honour for Yates at Giro d'Italia

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    Simon Yates produced a sensational performance in the first mountain stage of the Giro d'Italia on Thursday to claim the maglia rosa , the pink jersey worn by the race leader, and put himself firmly in contention for the overall win in Rome on May 27.
  • Pant ton powers Delhi to 187/5 against Hyderabad

    Pant ton powers Delhi to 187/5 against Hyderabad

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    With Star India now acquiring the media rights from Sony Pictures Network India for the upcoming season, the matches will be telecast on various Star Sports channels. Moreover, 4 of the 5 lowest totals defended this season have been by SRH . SRH will look to win the match as that will help them to climb the top spot.
  • Game 7 is tonight for Jets, Predators

    Game 7 is tonight for Jets, Predators

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    The Predators are 4-1 in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest, 48-21 in their last 69 home games and 37-17 in their last 54 overall. "This is going to be the most fun game we're going to play, and I think a lot of us are going to enjoy ourselves".
  • Peyton Manning mulling over ownership bid for Carolina Panthers

    Peyton Manning mulling over ownership bid for Carolina Panthers

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    Last year, the Cleveland Browns reportedly wanted him for a possible front-office role . He retired in 2016 after Denver's triumph in Super Bowl 50 - where the team defeated Cam Newton and the Panthers. A Sports Illustrated report suggested at least four former franchise employees received "significant" monetary settlements due to inappropriate workplace comments and conduct by Richardson.
  • Pakistan tour possible, says Cricket Ireland chief

    Pakistan tour possible, says Cricket Ireland chief

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    In case you didn't know. . The pressure of being the nephew of the great Inzamam was the first of many challenges he had to cope with in his maiden series. However, since then, they have slipped in the rankings and are now placed a lowly seventh. The hosts won two of them while other three matches ended in a draw.
  • EPL: Conte speaks on Morata leaving Chelsea this summer

    EPL: Conte speaks on Morata leaving Chelsea this summer

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    Victory on Sunday over Liverpool, coupled with Tottenham's shock defeat at West Brom , has reignited hopes of a top four finish, while there is also an FA Cup final against Manchester United to look forward to in under a fortnight's time.
  • 'Neymar will be very important for Real Madrid next year'

    'Neymar will be very important for Real Madrid next year'

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    However, in this digital age, it's all too easy to keep the fires of rumour burning and the Brazil star's decision to follow Real captain Sergio Ramos on Instagram has provoked more raised eyebrows than a night out with Carlo Ancelotti and Dwayne Johnson.
  • Paul George undergoes knee operation

    Paul George undergoes knee operation

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    According to the Thunder organization, Paul George underwent a left knee scope on Wednesday and will be sidelined from offseason activities for 6-8 weeks. In an April road win against Atlanta, George said he suffered a left hip contusion, which was re-aggravated in the Thunder's first-round playoff series against Utah.
  • Cancelled booking didn't sour productive business trip - Saints hit out at hotel

    Cancelled booking didn't sour productive business trip - Saints hit out at hotel

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    Following that result, West Brom's relegation was confirmed, while Swansea are left perilously three points adrift of Huddersfield who are in 17th and have a game in hand over the Swans , albeit against Chelsea and Arsenal . "Some games we have had things go against us and we have had to pick ourselves up but I thought they were enormous today, just weren't going be denied, so I am really delighted for them".
  • Dominant Nadal Marches Past Monfils In Madrid

    Dominant Nadal Marches Past Monfils In Madrid

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    The world No 1 also needs to ensure he retains his Madrid Open title to stop Roger Federer leapfrogging him in the world rankings. "I just knew that if I put myself in the match hopefully in the closing stages I would give myself a chance".
  • Palmeiro, 53, inks deal to play with son

    Palmeiro, 53, inks deal to play with son

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    Their season starts May 18, and Cleburne's roster also features Palmeiro's oldest son, Patrick . Palmeiro asked. "I'm not sure there is much more for me to lose". He fell off the Hall of Fame ballot after 2014, when he earned less than five percent of the vote. The others are Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Eddie Murray, Alex Rodriguez and Albert Pujols, who got his 3,000th career hit last Friday.
  • Five overtimes! Lehigh Valley tops Charlotte in AHL's longest game

    Five overtimes! Lehigh Valley tops Charlotte in AHL's longest game

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    Charlotte, which out-shot Lehigh Valley 14-5 in the period, nearly scored 10 minutes later when Andrew Poturalski's shot from about 10 feet in front of the net bounced off Lyon and skidded in front of the goal. Charlotte outshot Lehigh Valley 95-53, including 54-29 in the overtime periods. The Checkers again outshot the Phantoms, 14-9, in the fourth overtime as each goalie continued to keep his team in the game.