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Durant still questionable for Game 3

FanRag Sports suggested that the Warriors must rest Durant for the remaining games of the first round since it appears that they do not need him to eliminate the Blazers. While the Blazers haven't pulled off an upset win (yet), there are other things to be proud of in this team. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP ) - Kevin Durant dealt with so much scrutiny when he chose to join Golden State last July, he keeps reminding himself of that and considering the big picture as he waits again to get healthy ... Read More

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Albert Almora: Almora hits first homer in win over Brewers

Albert Almora: Almora hits first homer in win over Brewers

Hopefully neither of his favorite players, Anthony Rizzo and Addison Russell , get a day off when he sees the defending champions at Wrigley. With two outs and men on second and third, Russell stepped in to face Neftali Feliz . Triggs (3-0) allowed three hits and two unearned runs in six innings. They're also a ideal 6-0 in their last six road games when facing a right-handed starter and have won four straight games a righty overall. Read More

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Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus in line for return for Man City

Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus in line for return for Man City

Pep Guardiola ruled out Gabriel Jesus for Sunday's FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal, but now he doesn't, and we might get to see our favorite wonderkid back in action. He took two views on Friday. They've also won the trophy 12 times, a joint-record alongside Manchester United. "I said many times with them, but they still don't believe how good they are". Read More

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Thunder's Russell Westbrook fined for language during postgame presser

That Thunder team had Kevin Durant, of course, but this Thunder team still has Westbrook, who played a herculean game Wednesday night - 51 points, 10 rebounds, 13 assists - before his shot failed him in the fourth quarter . Beverley shot 4-for-6 from three-point land. WASHINGTON - John Wall scored 32 points and Bradley Beal had 16 of his 31 in the fourth quarter as Washington outdueled Atlanta to take a 2-0 lead in its Eastern Conference playoff series . Read More

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Trump Snubs Brady After Brady Snubs Trump at Patriots White House Celebration

At least five other Patriots players have said that they are not attending Wednesday's ceremony for political reasons, according to The Boston Globe . 45 jersey and helmet from Kraft and Belichick, respectively. "And I understand the focus of football very well, I think, as a civilian, and the pride the Patriots rightfully take in what they've achieved with this championship". Read More

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Nats' two grand slams doom Braves

Nats' two grand slams doom Braves

Washington slugger Bryce Harper owns Atlanta pitcher Julio Teheran and the same could be said about the Nationals against the Braves . The right-hander allowed six hits and three runs while striking out seven and walking one. Shawn Kelley came in and retired Emilio Bonifacio on a fly to short right. He's got three saves, but his ERA climbed to 7.11. Freddie Freeman was the star of the game, going a ideal 4 for 4 with a pair of double and a pair of home runs with 3 RBI. Read More

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Kane aiming to hunt down Lukaku in Golden Boot race

Lukaku has already stunned Everton by telling them he will not sign a new contract, just hours before he had been due to put pen to paper on a five-year deal last month. If Everton , fuelled by Lukaku's goals, can pierce the top four next season then even better (the best case scenario). According to the Sun , the Blues hold the advantage in the transfer race with the Belgium global having told pals that he prefers a return to Stamford Bridge rather than working with Jose Mourinho at Old ... Read More

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Gonzalez, Garcia lead Sox over Yankees

Gonzalez, Garcia lead Sox over Yankees

While that was all for the first inning, the beat went on in the second. Abreu probably needs to adust after going 0-for-4, leaving Tyler Saladino at third when he grounded out to third baseman Chase Headley with one out in the first. The Yankees depart for a weekend series at Pittsburgh after going 8-1 on their home stand. NOTES: Yankees SS Didi Gregorius (strained right shoulder) will start a rehab assignment Friday with Class A Tampa, while C Gary Sanchez (strained right biceps) ... Read More

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Woman claims spouse sent 'triple talaq' for not giving dowry

Woman claims spouse sent 'triple talaq' for not giving dowry

Attacking the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on its directive on triple talaq , the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) today alleged that it was not ready to give equal rights to women as it continued to treat them as "objects". Reacting sharply, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) termed Adityanath's remark as "jaahilaanaa" (foolish). On Adityanath's statement, AIMPLB General Secretary Maulana Wali Rahmani said, "I don't know how to react to the jaahilaanaa (foolish) ... Read More

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Bottas beats Hamilton to take pole position at Bahrain GP

Bottas beats Hamilton to take pole position at Bahrain GP

Bahrain also features two long straights and, with weather unlikely to be a factor as it was in China, Hasegawa is braced for another challenging race. "It's great how close it is between the teams, it brings out the best in each driver", Hamilton said. With only a day to go before the start of action tomorrow, Formula 1's star drivers continued to arrive in the Kingdom of Bahrain to get ready for some intense battles. Read More

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Srikanth, Praneeth in Singapore Open final

Srikanth, Praneeth in Singapore Open final

Yesterday, top Indian shuttlers P.V.Sindhu, B. Sai Praneeth, Kidambi Srikanth and the pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and B. Sumeeth Reddy entered the Quarter Finals of the tournament. Srikanth from his side tried and superb smash to take the lead but Praneeth maintained the leads and got the break 11-10 and won the 10 of the 14 points. Read More

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Clippers seek to reverse 'frustrating' playoff history

Heading into their finale against the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday at Staples Center, the Los Angeles Clippers will not be resting anyone because they can get home court in the first round if they win. "All our losses are tough", said Paul, who had 17 points and nine assists. A year ago, the Clippers owned a 2-0 lead against Portland in the first round only to lose in six games after injuries to Paul and Griffin. Read More

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Ronaldo double secures Real comeback win over Bayern

The four-time Ballon d'Or victor ended his first European goals since September with the 47th-minute equaliser before putting Madrid in the box seat 13 minutes from time. It's a deserved victory and everything is open for the second leg. Real Madrid's Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo reacts after his first goal during the UEFA Champions League 1st leg quarter-final football match FC Bayern Munich v Real Madrid in Munich , southen Germany on April 12, 2017 . Read More

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Ronaldo resting, Isco's 2 goals keeps Madrid on title track

In the end we are 24 players and everyone can play outside of Real Madrid . Sporting have the third-worst defensive record in La Liga this season having conceded 61 goals in 31 games. Barcelona hosts Real Sociedad on Saturday, its first match since losing 3-0 at Juventus in the Champions League this week. Bale had to be replaced for the final half hour of Madrid's 2-1 win in Munich on Wednesday after aggravating an ankle injury that saw him miss almost three months earlier this season. Read More

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Arsenal offer Alexis Sanchez £300000-a-week to stay at the Emirates

Arsenal offer Alexis Sanchez £300000-a-week to stay at the Emirates

Reports last month also claimed that Antonio Conte has specifically requested the signing of Sanchez, and has informed Chelsea's technical director, Michael Emenalo, of his wish. The two were team-mates from 2011 to 2014, when Sanchez left for Arsenal . The Chilean apparently wants £300,000 to stay at the Emirates and continue carrying the side - nearly single handed at times. Read More

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People took my top-four finishes for granted - Wenger

People took my top-four finishes for granted - Wenger

Some have been making their feelings clear by protesting outside Arsenal's London Colney training base this week. Arsenal fans were seen fighting among themselves at the Emirates during their 2-2 draw with Manchester City today. Wenger feels his years of guiding the Gunners into the top four will help achieve the same feat this season, even if they are seven points adrift ahead of Wednesday's visit of struggling West Ham. Read More

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Fowler sits 3rd at Masters: 'Right where I'm supposed to be'

Fowler sits 3rd at Masters: 'Right where I'm supposed to be'

They'll make W.W.A.D bracelets if Spieth can pull off this Masters victory on Sunday, the first one since the great Palmer's death. Rose played in the final group when Jordan Spieth won in 2015 with a record-tying score, finishing at 14-under 274 that year, which tied for lowest non-winning score and has been bettered only six times in tournament history. Read More

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Brad Marchand suspended two games for spearing Dotchin

Brad Marchand suspended two games for spearing Dotchin

The Bruins clamped down on the Lightning attack behind strong goaltending and their reward was locking up a postseason berth for themselves thanks to a 28 save performance from Tuukka Rask who logged his 8th shutout of the year. Just five days after Marchand paid his fine for the "dangerous trip", he was at it again with a similar play from behind on Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman . Read More

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A long, tearful road to a major for Sergio Garcia

Approaching hole 18, Garcia and Rose were tied at (-9), creating a high stakes atmosphere that often surrounds the final hole at Augusta . With several ups and downs during the course of action from both elites of the game, Garcia finally has his breakthrough at the majors tournament which lays the platform for more astonishing performances and accolades in the future. Read More

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AUDIO: Royals Silent In Home Opener

AUDIO: Royals Silent In Home Opener

The young pitcher, an instrumental part of their back-to-back World Series appearances, was killed in an offseason vehicle crash in the Dominican Republic. "I don't think you can ever disassociate yourself from that or make yourself numb to that because he was such a big part of us, and he was still very much a part of who we are", Yost said. Read More

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Yankees tab Jordan Montgomery as fifth starter

Yankees tab Jordan Montgomery as fifth starter

But before Longoria nixed Pineda's flawless day, the cooking maven and home décor queen broke one of baseball's most cherished unwritten rules: She talked about the ideal game before it was over. Pineda is 2-5 with a 4.65 ERA and 86 strikeouts in his career against the Rays. Headley's home run in the seventh staked Pineda to a 3-0 lead before Morrison homered with one out in the eighth. Read More

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Serbia into Davis Cup semis after doubles win vs. Spain

Serbia into Davis Cup semis after doubles win vs. Spain

Djokovic missed the Masters series event with an elbow injury and, having recovered, is eager to face Spain in the Davis Cup quarterfinals in front of a boisterous home crowd in Belgrade this weekend. "It worked well today and I won a lot of points off my first serve". France are unable to call on the services of their top two players, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Gael Monfils, although they do feature world number 17 Lucas Pouille in their line-up. Read More

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Yankees put catcher Gary Sanchez on 10-day disabled list

Twins 3, White Sox 1: Phil Hughes pitched six strong innings for his first win in nearly a year, and Minnesota beat Chicago for its first 4-0 start since 1987. "When you see a guy come out of the game like that, holding it like that, you're really concerned", Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. "He made the one mistake to a really good hitter and he hit it out". Read More

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Jose Iglesias: Iglesias homers, plates two to lead Tigers

No Mookie Betts , Xander Bogaerts or Hanley Ramirez today. Boston was also forced to shake up the lineup, with several players missing due to illness or bereavement. Young hit an RBI double and Jackie Bradley Jr. added a run-scoring single for Boston in the eighth before Sandoval's big swing. He was charged with three runs after Alex Wilson and Rodriguez each came on and allowed hits. Read More

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Richard Sherman Requested Trade From Seahawks

Richard Sherman Requested Trade From Seahawks

While sometimes you can chalk news like this up to nothing more than rumor mill fodder, both the Seahawks and Sherman have stated a trade could happen. For the "win now" camp, this is an ideal move. Now we have an idea about what they're looking for in return. I don't see a deal getting done, but if it doesn't, this is probably Sherman's past year in Seattle. Read More

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Reigning champ Willett opens 2nd round with an 8

McIlroy had bogeyed the first for the second day in succession, which possibly accounted for the wind-assisted 393-yard drive which he then smashed down the second. "You feel like you should be able to, and you've done it once, why can't you do it every time you play?" "Last year, to be able to do what I did on the Sunday of a Major, was pretty special". Read More

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Bad weather, good news for Mickelson at Masters

Bad weather, good news for Mickelson at Masters

Then, from the drop zone, he chunked another one into the water. "When you're paired up, he has been there and you don't feel like you have that major championship winning edge", Spieth said. He will get more chances. "I turned to the crowd and said, "I really could have used that one about 12 months ago" to some significant laughter". "It's imaginative golf. Read More

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Eagles' confidence is soaring sky high, says Benteke

Eagles' confidence is soaring sky high, says Benteke

Tottenham has reduced the deficit separating them from Chelsea to seven points, but Lloris says finishing in the top four is what's important to the spurs at the moment. I was really disappointed in Sunderland on Saturday, it was a game they really had to win. Liverpool hired a private jet to get Coutinho back from global duty in good time for the match and it proved to be a worthwhile investment. Read More

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Flyers' Neuvirth carted off ice after collapsing in crease

Flyers' Neuvirth carted off ice after collapsing in crease

He was recalled Saturday morning. The Bloomsburg native was informed he would be needed as the Flyers' emergency goalie two hours before Saturday's game against the Devils, with starter Steve Mason ill. He did allow one to get by, but that Andy Greene shot that bounced off Claude Giroux and rebounded past Stolarz was waved off when a review revealed the Devils were off-side. Read More

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Mortimer Farms sponsors adult Easter egg hunt to benefit Yavapai Food Bank

Bring your appetite to the Community Easter Egg Hunt and Cookout. Nick Bencivengo is the Chairman of this year's event. Roger Scott Athletic Complex, 2130 Summit Blvd. Molino Chapel, 6954 Nicholson Road, Molino. A family-centered Easter Family Fun Day will be hosted by Camp Fontanelle from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday. Prizes and gift certificates will be hidden in eggs by a coded number system. Read More

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Strange sensation for Swansea's Carroll ahead of Spurs game

And Mauricio Pochettino's side ensured the gap to leaders Chelsea, who beat Manchester City 2-1, will stay at seven points thanks to goals from Son and Eriksen in injury time, as Swansea drop into the bottom three. Spurs go into the game on the back of four consecutive wins in the Premier League, giving them real hopes of a top two finish. The unhinged celebrations at the final whistle, with Mauricio Pochettino leaping into the arms of his staff as his players roared into the faces of the ... Read More

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