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All of that says that rebounding has been an issue for Boston throughout the season. There was more to come in the second. But, no. This Bulls team seemingly has developed some wit about themselves. For Boston , rebounding comes down to effort and commitment. The series now moves to Chicago for Game 3 Friday night. I get three or four days of prep on a team, lock into their game plan, and I'm playing plus minutes.
  • Pittsburgh Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney Dies at 84

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    Noll won four Super Bowls. The " Rooney Rule " decreed that teams with openings for head-coaching jobs must interview at least one minority candidate in a bid to improve the sport's diversity at management level. Rooney's influence even reached beyond football. He fought to give more opportunities for minority coaches to ascend in the National Football League, an effort that prompted the adoption of what is known as the Rooney Rule, which requires teams to interview at least one minority ...
  • Seahawks expected to trade Marshawn Lynch to Raiders

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    NFL .com reporter Ian Rapoport , citing NFL rules, said that Lynch would not have to formally apply for reinstatement to execute a trade to the Raiders. It's apparent he was talking to Raiders officials, perhaps McKenzie, about parameters on a new contract, as well as what role coach Jack Del Rio envisions for Lynch.
  • IPL 2017: Mumbai Indians opt to bowl against Sunrisers Hyderabad

    IPL 2017: Mumbai Indians opt to bowl against Sunrisers Hyderabad

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    SRH will once again bank on the blazing starts by their openers of Shikhar Dhawan and David Warner. But Jaspreet Bumrah and Harbhajan Singh stemmed the run flow, sharing five wickets between them as the run-scoring stalled midway through. Sunrisers Hyderabad, however, made a couple of changes into their side. Whilst David Warner's Sunrisers Hyderabad will be looking to avoid back-to-back losses when they meet the Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday at Eden Gardens.
  • US, Mexico and Canada Launch Joint Bid to Host 2026 World Cup

    US, Mexico and Canada Launch Joint Bid to Host 2026 World Cup

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    FIFA President Gianni Infantino said last month that all players, team officials, and support staff from the 48 finalists "need to have access to the country, otherwise there is no World Cup ". The host of the 2026 World Cup can not come from UEFA or AFC countries, ruling out a European or Asian bid. "Now today we are saying hello, hello to something else, and what we are saying hello to is the 2026 World Cup and our efforts to bring that back to the United States, Canada and Mexico ".
  • 7 intriguing landing spots for Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman

    7 intriguing landing spots for Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman

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    The Seahawks might be shopping him around the league, but Sherman has admitted that there was very little chance that he would be moved. It's also not as if Sherman would come cheaply, trade-compensation-wise. But Sherman wants to play for a contender, limiting the number of landing spots. Before going any further, it should be noted Sherman is coming off a Pro Bowl season, and is still regarded as one of the best cornerbacks in today's NFL.
  • Sunderland to appeal Larsson red card

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    He said: 'The dismissal of Sebastian Larson was seen as harsh by the pundits but I could see exactly why Pawson sent him off. Larsson was not in control of his high speed, over the top studs led tackle on Ander Herrera. "It was key that we remained in the game". "What I don't want to do is in any way blame the referees because our position is where we are, we are bottom of the league".
  • Red Sox rally with 4 in 8th inning, beat Tigers 7-5

    Red Sox rally with 4 in 8th inning, beat Tigers 7-5

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    Red Sox: Before the game, manager John Farrell said Bradley was dealing with some soreness and swelling in his knee. Said Farrell: "I saw it unfold". "Kimbrel's a high-powered closer, and these guys had good at-bats against him". In six innings, he allowed only four hits, none in the final two frames, which passed by rather quickly.
  • McIlroy needs 'round of his life' to complete grand slam

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    His pitch from 50 feet behind the 13th green came up 15 feet short. Two closing pars kept him at three under for the tournament, and he said: "It wasn't quite as adventurous as previous Masters have been for me". Then you really give yourself a chance. He came from eight back when he won in 1956. "And I was just on the wrong side of it sometimes today". A birdie on the fifth was cancelled out by a bogey on the seventh, but Garcia then hit the green in two on the par-five eighth and ...
  • Feldman, Duvall Spark Reds Over Cardinals 8-0

    Feldman, Duvall Spark Reds Over Cardinals 8-0

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    The Cardinals had 10 hits and the generous visitors offered up 11 walks and a balk. I didn't get deep enough in the ballgame to make a difference. Suarez scooted home on the error to make it a six-run lead. "It was a good play on their part", Price said. After his start in Springfield last Friday, Mike Leake said that he felt better coming out of this spring training than any other in his career; a week later in St.
  • Kevin Durant Won't Have Minute Restrictions in Return vs. Pelicans

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    Something tells me this team will do just fine re-integrating KD into the lineup. He said playing basketball is his favorite thing so it hard to be away from the game. "No matter if it's the 80th game or the first game of the playoffs". At 33-45, they now sit 10th in the Western Conference standings, but have already been mathematically eliminated from a postseason berth.
  • Russell Westbrook averages triple-double for the season

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    Westbrook fell short of setting the National Basketball Association record for triple-doubles in a season, managing 23 points and 12 rebounds but only eight assists in a 120-99 loss to the Suns on Friday. Derrick Jones Jr. scored four points, Jared Dudley three, while Booker, Warren and Alex Len each added two. He missed his first 11 shots before finally getting a layup to go.
  • Morata helps Madrid keep Messi-inspired Barca in check

    Morata helps Madrid keep Messi-inspired Barca in check

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    Real Madrid now have 71 points from 30 matches, two points ahead of FC Barcelona. While Real look in good shape to finish the 2016-17 campaign strongly, their season is on a knife edge. "There are many people in the world who don't enjoy what they do, so I make the most of every day and I'm always positive". The game is not being shown live in the United Kingdom, but fans can watch highlights on Sky Sports 5 at 5.30pm.
  • Raiders Move To Las Vegas Approved By Majority Of NFL Owners

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    But a letter to Schaaf last week, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told the Oakland mayor the city's proposal had too many unknowns in it. But the Raiders' hate-hate relationship with the aging Oakland Coliseum is stronger than ever. I love the fans in Oakland, and I know that there's going to be disappointment and maybe some anger. It encourages season ticket holders to pay a $100 deposit for the Las Vegas stadium.
  • Gareth Southgate keeps England door open for Manchester United's Wayne Rooney

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    Southgate's already given Jordan Henderson the skipper's armband once, but with our midfielder out, and Wayne Rooney and Cahill not around, Lallana is next in line... I don't think he's eager to make everything completely different and change everything. "It just means I'll have to put a few more miles on the clock going round and seeing them".
  • Atlanta Braves set 25-man roster for opening day

    Atlanta Braves set 25-man roster for opening day

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    Both starters exited the game after the sixth inning, and this turned out to be the beginning of the end for the Braves on Opening Day . Collins said Syndergaard will have the blister dried out over the next few days and that the Mets will push his next start back a day, to Sunday, as a precaution.
  • BOZICH | Calipari, Kentucky drive UCLA into slow lane and exit r

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    The outcome was, perhaps, different than most fans anticipated . Lonzo Ball finished with 10 points and eight assists as UCLA ends the season at 31-and-5. The final stats will show UCLA shooting 53 percent from the field, but that was aided by a 17-of-27 effort in the second half. The first 4:44 of the second half saw Kentucky score 14 points, all by Fox and Monk.
  • Arsenal vs West Ham

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    Midfielders Oxlade Chamberlain and Aaron Ramsey are doubtful feature as the visit of West Ham may have come too soon for the pair to be fully fit for selection. West Ham have been linked with a summer move for Arsenal's Jack Wilshere. Senegalese striker Diafra Sakho could also figure in Bilic's squad for tomorrow after four months out with a back injury.
  • Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe quits Twenty20 cricket

    Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe quits Twenty20 cricket

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    Making a comeback in worldwide cricket after weeks of injury lay-off, Malinga bowled opener Tamim Iqbal for a duck, though Sri Lanka could not capitalise on the wicket of the visitors' batting mainstay. Mosaddek Hossain top scored with 34 not out for Bangladesh while Mahmudullah (31) and Soumya Sarkar (29) also chipped in with two useful knocks. Malinga finished with 2-38.
  • Arizona Diamondbacks Beat Giants On Opening Day

    Arizona Diamondbacks Beat Giants On Opening Day

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    With his second home run, Bumgarner stands alone as a Giant and in the major leagues. It's also pretty insane to consider he is leading the Major Leagues in home runs as a pitcher. The 33-year-old has avoided any health issues this spring but his diminished velocity became a concern after he allowed three runs over four innings against Seattle in his final outing last Tuesday.
  • Packers Offseason Workout Dates: OTAs start May 22, 2017

    Packers Offseason Workout Dates: OTAs start May 22, 2017

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    Teams with new head coaches may begin their offseason programs as early as the first Monday of April while other clubs must wait until the third Monday of April. But the Birds will be prohibited from going through full-team offense vs. defense drills or live contact drills. Team practice is allowed on a "separates" basis, according to the league.
  • Knee injury sidelines Knicks' Rose for remainder of season

    Knee injury sidelines Knicks' Rose for remainder of season

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    Rose, who is set to enter free agency this offseason, averaged 18.0 points, 4.4 assists and 3.8 rebounds over 64 games in his first season with the Knicks. Including today's match-up with Boston, Rose had missed three straight games, following a pair of 20-plus point outings against the Spurs and Pistons.
  • Johanna Konta thanks Andy Murray for taking the heat off her

    Johanna Konta thanks Andy Murray for taking the heat off her

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    But former world number one Wozniacki, wearing down Pliskova with her solid defence, ran out a comfortable victor in the following two sets to earn a third final appearance of the year. Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark in action against Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic during a semifinal round match at the Miami Open tennis tournament on Key Biscayne, Miami, Florida, USA, 30 March 2017.
  • Ranking the Top 10 Players to Watch in the 2017 Final Four

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    However, Justin Jackson and Joel Berry - the big names on this season's roster - are aiming to change that. Early tournament exits by Duke and powerhouses Kansas and Villanova have cleared the way for the Tar Heels to claim top spot on the odds to win the NCAA Tournament at +140, followed by the Gonzaga Bulldogs at +180, while the Ducks and SC trail at +550 and +750, respectively.
  • Coordinated raids in five countries over tax investigation

    Coordinated raids in five countries over tax investigation

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    The Credit Suisse logo is seen at their offices at Canary Wharf financial district in London, Britain, March 3, 2016. "The sheer volume of data and its worldwide scope makes this an exceptional case", said Thierry Boitelle, a lawyer with Bonnard Lawson in Geneva.
  • Crosby loses teeth, Penguins clinch playoff berth vs Sabres

    Crosby loses teeth, Penguins clinch playoff berth vs Sabres

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    Both of them are in the top three of the scoring race, too, as they entered Tuesday two points behind Connor McDavid's league-leading 82. Guentzel was knocked down and bloodied before leaving the game. Despite giving up two goals in the final six minutes, I wouldn't call this one collapse. Things escalated quickly from there, with both players throwing punches.
  • Five memorable Arsenal v Man City matches

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    I think Lyon are maybe the obvious contenders to United. Chelsea may have the status of Premier League champions come May, but United and Mourinho are confident their global brand - along with Champions League status again - can get them the best players in the world.
  • Bilic would prefer West Ham owners not to make remarks

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    There is nothing new I can say about it. Town are looking a certainty for a Play-Off place, holding a ten-point lead over seventh-placed Fulham, but are also still in the hunt for automatic promotion, trailing Brighton and Hove Albion by just six-points, with a game in-hand.
  • Roger Goodell will return to Gillette Stadium for Patriots' opener

    Roger Goodell will return to Gillette Stadium for Patriots' opener

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    Goodell was asked if he plans on being at the Patriots' first game next season. Goodell conspicuously avoided Foxborough throughout last season's playoffs, choosing instead to attend two straight Falcons games. "I'd like to meet with a group of players to try to get more input from them", Goodell told reporters, via ESPN . "He's commissioner of the league".
  • Three home invaders killed at Oklahoma residence

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    Two of the deceased individuals were "16 0r 17" years old. Two of the teenagers were armed - one with a knife and the other with brass knuckles. "Two of the suspects died inside the home while one was able to run to the driveway before succumbing to his injuries", the statement read.
  • Story of the Australian Grand Prix

    Story of the Australian Grand Prix

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    Lewis Hamilton lost a battle but regained a rival after Sebastian Vettel won Sunday's Australian season-opener for Ferrari. The Briton, who also topped the timesheets in yesterday morning's opening 90-minute session, ended the day with a benchmark time of one minute 23.620 seconds around Melbourne's 5.3-kilometer long Albert Park circuit.
  • O'Neill To Ring the Changes For Iceland

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    Burnley midfielder Robbie Brady will captain the Republic of Ireland in Tuesday's global friendly against Iceland in Dublin. "There will be some players who will play tomorrow and there will be some players who play for the first time, too", O'Neill added.
  • There's no special treatment for anyone - Kohli could miss final Test

    There's no special treatment for anyone - Kohli could miss final Test

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    India probably won't miss Virat Kohli the batsman if he doesn't play at Dharamsala as he hasn't contributed to scoreline as much as he normally does. It's evident from the fact that in this series, India have replied every taunt and jibe that Australia have thrown at them and have directed a few at the visitors themselves.
  • OR vs. Kansas Live Stream

    OR vs. Kansas Live Stream

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    Devonte Graham has poured in 3-pointers at a record-setting rate. North Carolina and Kentucky are ranked in the top six in the AP Poll, while SC and Florida didn't start March Madness among the national championship favorites. Four Oregon rotation players played critical roles on last year's team, which lost to Oklahoma in the Elite Eight, and will be looking to take the next step this year in Kansas City.
  • National Football League free agency: Mark Sanchez will sign with Bears, report says

    National Football League free agency: Mark Sanchez will sign with Bears, report says

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    It's possible that the Bears do not have an interest in any of the top quarterbacks in the 2017 NFL Draft . Cutler was cut by the Bears after eight years as their primary quarterback. The Bears signed Glennon to a three-year $45 million contract, but in reality they can get out with relative ease after one year. I have a decent idea how that ends, and if the 49ers are not competing for a playoff spot this season, I can easily find entertainment from the Bears QB depth chart.
  • Sweet 16 Friday preview: UCLA and Kentucky set for mega-showdown

    Sweet 16 Friday preview: UCLA and Kentucky set for mega-showdown

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    Baylor junior power forward Johnathan Motley has put up double-doubles in both tournament games this season: 19 points and 10 rebounds vs. USC and 15 points and 10 rebounds vs. "He's been built for success, built as a victor, trained to be a victor all of his life and showing a lot of emotion is not part of it", Alford said.
  • Sock upsets Nishikori to set up semi-final with Federer

    Sock upsets Nishikori to set up semi-final with Federer

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    Swiss maestro Roger Federer once again displayed why he is called a legend as he defeated Stan Wawrinka in straight sets to earn a record-tying fifth Indian Wells title on Sunday. "I think now it's really important for me to rest up, maximum", Federer told reporters. "I hope my body is going to allow me to keep on playing", he said .
  • Man U draw Anderlecht in Europa last eight

    Man U draw Anderlecht in Europa last eight

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    Every other country gives its support to teams playing in Europe but I don't think the Premier League gives an "S". "I still think we can win a lot of games and get into the third or fourth positions". They also have Youri Tielemans, a teenage product of the club's youth team, who has scored 17 goals in all competitions. Given his agent is Mino Raiola, it's no surprise that reports have emerged that Ibrahimovic is looking for the best deal possible irrespective of what may have been agreed ...
  • Yogi Adityanath as UP CM: Uma Bharti expresses delight

    Yogi Adityanath as UP CM: Uma Bharti expresses delight

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    In incendiary speeches across the sprawling and impoverished Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, he has long advocated for Hindu ideals and even exhorted his followers to kill Muslims. In a front-page story Sunday, the Times of India called the selection of the "saffron hardliner" a "defiant assertion" of the party's Hindu nationalist credentials.
  • Kisner, Hoffman share Bay Hill lead

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    Despite their efforts, McIlroy and Fowler will likely have to be just as dominant on Sunday and have some help along the way to win, trailing the leaders by six and five shots, respectively. McIlroy, 27, completed the roller-coaster opening nine with a nine-foot birdie putt at 18 before closing with eight pars and a birdie at the par-5 fourth.