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Pittsburgh has gotten there by developing a killer instinct under head coach Mike Sullivan that it lacked at times before his arrival in December, 2015. He had one season left on the contract extension he signed in 2016. "Fill's just a really good two-way veteran player", Hakstol said. "We've got to bring that game home tomorrow".
  • Philadelphia Eagles rework Nick Foles' contract

    Philadelphia Eagles rework Nick Foles' contract

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    Terms were not available, but reportedly Foles will receive a $2 million signing bonus. The deal also includes a mutual 2019 option, which gives Foles the choice to enter free agency. Foles became the first player in National Football League history to throw a touchdown and catch a touchdown in a Super Bowl. The issue for the Eagles was the status of starting quarterback Carson Wentz, who suffered torn knee ligaments in Week 14 last season, an injury which opened the door for Foles' heroics.
  • Owen tips Spurs to win 'home' semi-final in FA Cup

    Owen tips Spurs to win 'home' semi-final in FA Cup

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    They have beaten United comfortably on each of the last three home fixtures and will be favourites to make it four this weekend. However, Pochettino believes that there is no "home advantage" for them. A report by financial consultants Deloitte revealed on Friday that Premier League clubs made a record pre-tax profit of £500 million ($712 million, Sh71.2 billion) last season in the first campaign of a bumper three-year TV deal to reveal the perils of dropping out the top flight.
  • Philadelphia 76ers: 3 takeaways from Game 3 vs. Heat

    Philadelphia 76ers: 3 takeaways from Game 3 vs. Heat

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    Nikola Mirotic scored 21 of his playoff career-high 30 points in the first half and finished with eight rebounds and three steals as New Orleans dumped the Trail Blazers, 119-102 to take a three-games-to-none series lead. "It hasn't happened by chance", Brown said of Simmons' progress. "I'm trying to figure that out right now", he said. "I like that we did that".
  • Curry 'not close' to return; may miss start of 2nd round

    Curry 'not close' to return; may miss start of 2nd round

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    A six-week recovery would put Curry back for May 4th, which means he could be ready for Game 3 of the second round should the Warriors advance. The club plans to re-evaluate Curry next Friday, but by then the Warriors might already be into the second round of the Western Conference playoffs.
  • Hughes remains upbeat despite Leicester draw

    Hughes remains upbeat despite Leicester draw

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    After the result in the reverse fixture, Southampton fans were probably happy to watch a less eventful match, after the Foxes scored four at St. Mary's last time out when Claude Puel had not too always been in charge. Cedric could only hit the side-netting from an angle on the right in the 40th minute after stretching to get on the end of Shane Long's cross on the left, while the Irishman forced Hamer into a sharp save at point-blank range on 57 minutes after Tadic's shot deflected into ...
  • Clippers Rumors: The ideal trade that can land Kawhi Leonard

    Clippers Rumors: The ideal trade that can land Kawhi Leonard

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    The Spurs don't play well when trailing in a series as they are just 1-5 ATS and SU in their last six when behind. West scored on three straight second-quarter possessions and finished with 10 points and four rebounds in 14 minutes. Now with a series, it doesn't change from night to night. It also gives Curry the opportunity to join back up with his team while also continuing his rehabilitation with the training staff.
  • WWE Hall of Famer, wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino dead at 82

    WWE Hall of Famer, wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino dead at 82

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    He would hold the belt until a loss to Ivan Koloffin 1971. Triple H , Hulk Hogan and more Superstar mourned the passing of a 'a true icon'. WWE announced the news on Twitter . Bruno became an overnight sensation, connecting with not only fellow Italians, but also the Latino, Greek and Jewish communities, successfully bridging the gap in America's melting pot of wrestling fans.
  • Man City Stars Dominate PFA EPL Team Of The Year

    Man City Stars Dominate PFA EPL Team Of The Year

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    The Egypt global has scored an incredible 40 goals in his debut season at Anfield, with 30 of those coming in the Premier League . City were crowned champions with five games to spare and Conte says the manner of their "incredible" league success suggests they are capable of competing for further silverware in both England and Europe.
  • This Republican billionaire using his tax breaks to fund Democrats

    This Republican billionaire using his tax breaks to fund Democrats

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    For November, according to the reports, 58 percent of adults say they will vote along with 40 percent of millennial voters. "I'm choosing to invest it to fight the administration's flawed policies and to elect Democrats to the Senate and House of Representatives", said Klarman.
  • Antonio Conte's Wife Interrupts Press Conference !!!

    Antonio Conte's Wife Interrupts Press Conference !!!

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    NAIJ.com previously reported that Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso has been charged with violent conduct by the English FA following an incident with Southampton's Shane Long . You have to wait to finish the season to pick the best 11 players and then you must involve the players of the whole league. Conte also added that January signing Emerson Palmieri will make his first Premier League start for Chelsea at Burnley .
  • Bong lauds Brighton and Hove Albion's performance after Tottenham Hotspur draw

    Bong lauds Brighton and Hove Albion's performance after Tottenham Hotspur draw

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    This content is restricted to site members. "We dominated the second half , but in the end, the draw is one point more and now it is to try to be focused on Saturday". "Yes, Toby is going to be involved in the squad and then tomorrow I will decide if he is going to play or not", the boss said. Managers get to captain one player each week for double points, and can triple captain a player once a season.
  • Manchester City dominate Premier League team of the year

    Manchester City dominate Premier League team of the year

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    In the middle of the park, David Silva , Du Bruyn and Christian Eriksen , while, up front, Salah , Sergio Aguero - amazingly the first time he has ever made this list - and Harry Kane finish off the line-up. Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has said trophies, not personal awards, are what matters to him after being named in the Professional Footballers' Association Team of the Year .
  • Wild lose LW Parise to broken sternum

    Wild lose LW Parise to broken sternum

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    The Wild revealed the injury Tuesday, about three hours before Game 4 against the Jets. In their places are Ben Chiarot, Joe Morrow and, for the first time, Tuesday, Tucker Poolman. Parise was Minnesota's most unsafe offensive player over the first three games, scoring a goal in each, two of them on the power play. He played only one 13- second shift after that.
  • Brown Scores 30, Celtics Win Again

    Brown Scores 30, Celtics Win Again

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    The Boston Celtics were clutch on Sunday. Jaylen Brown had a huge game with 30 points and five rebounds while Terry Rozier added 23 points and eight assists. Boston Celtics forward Al Horford (42) passes the ball past Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) during the first half in game two of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at TD Garden.
  • NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol postponed due to rain

    NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol postponed due to rain

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    Kyle Busch remained sizzling hot, taking the lead on Kyle Larson with six laps remaining and winning for the second consecutive week after prevailing at Texas the previous weekend. Keselowski's tire issue, one in which the tire was coming apart, forced him to nurse his vehicle around the track prior to the spin. But neither Stenhouse nor Larson had the same grip after the last stop.
  • Frederik Andersen gets redemption in Game 3

    Frederik Andersen gets redemption in Game 3

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    It was nearly startling to see Toronto's defense assemble in front of the net in a way that made sense. The series is now 2-1 Boston with Game 4 Thursday night in Toronto. Toronto, which was 1 for 7 with the man advantage through the first two games, made the Bruins pay just 7 seconds later when van Riemsdyk scored his second goal of the series, slipping the rebound of Tyler Bozak's initial shot through Rask at 17:05 to give the Leafs their first lead of the series.
  • We didn´t hand title to Manchester City - Mourinho

    We didn´t hand title to Manchester City - Mourinho

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    City captain Vincent Kompany, speaking after the result, indicated he spoke with the same voice as manager Pep Guardiola , who can now lay claim to 24 trophies in a nine-year coaching career which includes triumphant spells at Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
  • Manchester City wins title with Manchester United loss

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    Whatever the reason, City will likely hit the transfer market hard again in the offseason and target one or two big signings to complement an already deep and star-studded squad. After Mane opened the scoring, the former Southampton man became the highest scoring Senegalese player in Premier League history with 44 goals. Even on a day where he missed a few chances that nearly everybody would've expected him to score, the Egyptian conjured up another piece of magic via his head.
  • 76ers star ruled out of Game 2 against Heat

    76ers star ruled out of Game 2 against Heat

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    Popovich's San Antonio Spurs just didn't have enough answers for Golden State in Game 1 of their Western Conference series, and Spoelstra's Miami Heat offered Philadelphia absolutely no resistance in a second-half meltdown that opened their Eastern Conference series.
  • Salah Looking Forward To Roma Reunion

    Salah Looking Forward To Roma Reunion

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    The 25-year-old only left Roma in the off-season, and he has enjoyed a sensational debut campaign at Liverpool , where he has scored 39 goals in all competitions. The second legs will be played in Madrid on May 1 and in Rome the following day. Lazio are in blistering form in the Italian top-flight having won their previous three games, including the 6-2 demolition of Benevento last week.
  • Barca 2-1 Valencia: Catalans bounce back to end Los Che run

    Barca 2-1 Valencia: Catalans bounce back to end Los Che run

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    Curiously, this was a repeat of only two seasons ago, when the Blaugrana were knocked out by Atletico Madrid and went on to lose 2-1 at home to Los Che. 'This was already a very important game and after the defeat to Roma even more so. Valencia responded well to falling behind and enjoyed numerous opportunities to get back into the game, with Goncalo Guedes and Rodrigo Moreno coming close on several occasions.
  • Rajasthan Royals squad play drums in a fun session

    Rajasthan Royals squad play drums in a fun session

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    Rajasthan Royals spinner Krishnappa Gowtham today said his team picked up some tricks by watching Royal Challengers Bangalore's previous game and has prepared accordingly for the IPL match against the hosts here tomorrow. The South African did not take chances but opened up his shoulders in the last six overs, when 56 runs were required. He slapped Chris Woakes' third ball over deep point fence for a six and followed it up with an exquisitely-timed flick over backward square-leg for a ...
  • Pep Guardiola warns Manchester City players: we can still blow title

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    Guardiola seems to have caught the bug. Should they fail to get one of them against Tottenham at Wembley on Saturday, United would then have the chance to eat further into their lead as they play on Sunday and Wednesday. "They can win all six, so we have to do it". It is in our hands. Guardiola is concerned about the psychological effect that three defeats in a week might have on his players as they look to secure the trophy.