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Murray Dumped Out Of Monte Carlo

Andy Murray , the world's No.1, defeated No. 32 Muller 7-5, 7-5 in one hour and 55 minutes, reports Efe. The world No 1 suffered a shock third-round defeat in Monte Carlo to Albert Ramos-Viñolas on Thursday, and had been scheduled to play in just Madrid and Rome ahead of the French Open. Read More »

Manchester City v Manchester United preview

Crolla was speaking as part of Betsafe's "The Boots are Off" content ahead of the Manchester derby tomorrow. We can not give the club the Premier League. An FA Community Shield win over Leicester City was followed by wins over Bournemouth, Southampton and Hull City meaning the winners of the game - supposing there was no draw - would go top of the Premier League. Read More »

Ravens Pick Marlon Humphrey In First Round Of NFL Draft

Before the Baltimore Ravens made the selection of cornerback Marlon Humphrey with their No. 16 overall pick in the 2017 National Football League draft, they wanted to trade up as general manager Ozzie Newsome and assistant general manager Eric DeCosta noted. Read More »

Christian Eriksen: 'Tottenham Hotspur are still in Premier League title race'

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There looked to be little on when Eriksen collected the ball from Kane 30 yards out, but the Dane looked up before lashing in a powerful drive to secure three vital points. Dele Alli, whose dynamism and scent for goals has already guaranteed Tottenham's biggest point haul in the Premier League era, wasn't even born the last time Arsenal finished behind his team. Read More »

Jaguars draft Fournette to 'put the ball in the end zone'

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This Topic is Missing Your Voice. . Only three Tigers rushed for more. Jaguars selected LSU RB Leonard Fournette with the No. 4 overall pick of the 2017 National Football League draft. LSU hadn't produced a first-round running back since Joseph Addai went No. 30 overall in 2006. A 10-yard run on 3rd-and-8 should mean more to a player or team's statistics than a 10-yard run on 3rd-and-20, and NEP accounts for that. Read More »

McDavid faces off with Kesler when Oilers visit Ducks

Only the Predators gave up less even-strength goals than the Ducks (2) in the first round, and only seven other teams scored more (9). However, if you take that game out, you'll see the Oilers did a pretty good job defensively in the series. Read More »

Clemson QB Watson could go to Jaguars at No. 4

Clemson receiver Mike Williams went five picks earlier, taken seventh by the Los Angeles Chargers. This is the first time the Texans have selected a quarterback in the first round since taking David Carr with the first overall pick in their first season. Read More »

Predators' Fiala out of playoffs after breaking leg

The Predators were sparked by PK Subban who, after a series concentrating on negating the impact of one Jonathan Toews , was unleashed offensively, posting a goal and two assists. Nashville coach Peter Laviolette gave his team Friday and Saturday off, a precious commodity this time of year, after finishing its sweep of Chicago on Thursday night. Read More »

NFL Draft 2017: Denver Broncos first-round grade

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According to BSN Denver's Andre Simone, this is how Bolles fits in Denver. He declared, "Denver, I'm coming home!" as he held his newborn son in his arms at the draft. I have a heart there because those are the people I taught on my mission", Bolles said at the combine, where he ran a 4.95 40-yard dash. Bolles played one year of Division I football at Utah after playing two years at Snow College in Utah following his church mission in Colorado. Read More »

Cardinals Draft Haason Reddick First

How did Reddick go from walk-on to a first-rounder? "I didn't know it was going to be that loud". Reddick's experience as a defensive back and pass rusher offer a wonderful blend of physical skills. Keim talked about Reddick in his pre-draft press conference. Head coach Bruce Arians and defensive coordinator James Bettcher have been terrific at finding versatile defenders in the draft. Read More »

Layoffs begin as ESPN responds to changing media market

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Brown, along with National Hockey League columnist Pierre LeBrun. Those who are part of the network's daily programming lineup are more likely to be retained, a reflection of Skipper's line about "versatility and value" in his letter to employees. Read More »

Saints Draft CB Marshon Lattimore With #11 Pick In NFL Draft

Payton made no secret that improving the Saints' defense was his priority. He was finally healthy last season, though, and played in all 13 games. Dede Westbrook #11 of the Oklahoma Sooners tackles Marshon Lattimore #2 of the Ohio State Buckeyes as he ran an interception back in the first half of their game at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Norman, Oklahoma. Read More »

Karlsson beats Lundqvist late as Senators win Game 1 against Rangers

NY is the only remaining playoff team with a 20-goal scorer on each of its four forward lines. It was the last of 43 shots at Lundqvist and the first goal of the playoffs for the Ottawa captain. The two teams were either tied or separated by one goal for 96.5 percent of the series, or more than 379 out of almost 393 minutes. Injury fallout: Karlsson told ESPN.com that he suffered the hairline fractures in his heel while blocking a shot against the Philadelphia Flyers on March 28. Read More »

King and Cavs await in 2nd round as Raptors pass the Bucks

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The Bucks are trailing 3-2 in the best-of-seven series against the Raptors after dropping Game 3 and 4. In the Game 5 Raptors win, Norman Powell exploded for 25 points. "Our number one thing ... is go in with a warriors mentality and not go in, get hit with a punch and say "okay, we've got Game 7", coach Dwane Casey said. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas: Isaiah Thomas scores 33 as Celts win Game 4

Thanks to the Golden State Warriors' victory over the Portland Trail Blazers, the Bulls' game against the Celtics got bumped into the second primetime slot for Wednesday night, and tip-off is now scheduled for 7:30 p.m. The Bulls gave up 16 points off turnovers. "I was just talking to Coach about that", Wade said. You have to use so much energy to get back. "There's always intensity in the playoffs - that's how it works, that's how it goes", Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg said. Read More »

Conte lauds Chelsea for passing Saints test

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Tottenham will face three teams with points to prove in arch-rivals West Ham, Champions League chasing Manchester United and relegation-threatened Hull City as well as the reigning champions Leicester City; Chelsea , by contrast, host a beleaguered Middlesbrough, mid-table Watford and West Brom teams with nothing left to play for, and a Sunderland side that will nearly certainly have been relegated by the time they travel to Stamford Bridge on the last day of the season. Read More »

100m gold for 101-year-old

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Here's the story of these heroes " I enjoyed it and am very, very happy", Kaur told reporters, adding that it's the participation that matters to her and not the victory. Kaur doesn't plan on stopping with the 100-meter race. "She could have completed the race in under a minute". "Whenever she participates, she wins gold", Kaur's grandson Nirmal Singh told CNN . Read More »

Bayern Munich 2-3 Borussia Dortmund

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Winning the double or not will decide how the club and its fans judge the 2016/17 season - one that again ended without them achieving their big dream of securing Europe's biggest crown. Both teams have injury concerns. "We have a few key players back compared to when we played them in the league, we have been and have learned our lesson". Read More »

Felix Hernandez Has 'Dead Arm,' Will Be Checked By Doctors

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The next two Seattle pitchers didn't fare any better. Detroit added nine more runs in a fifth-inning onslaught, and despite the usual shakiness from the bullpen , the Tigers went on to rout the Mariners. On Tuesday night they got whupped by the Tigers, losing 19-9, and the game wasn't all they lost. "Don't have a choice", manager Brad Ausmus said of playing with a makeshift lineup. Read More »

The Hawks should win this series. Then again, they're the Hawks

Game 5 will be played Wednesday at Washington. "One thing I do know about Jose. he's a victor", Washington coach Scott Brooks said of the former New York Knicks, Dallas Mavericks and Toronto Raptors guard. "Paul is very competitive, but he's very focused", Budenholzer said. They'll be looking for revenge, and Kyle Lowry will be looking for redemption. "He's going to keep playing basketball like he has his whole life, and he's not going to back down". Read More »

Some questions and answers about Maria Sharapova's return

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Had she stayed, she would have played the victor of Sharapova-Vinci. But she does not have the game the five-slam champion Sharapova once had, and might still produce when it matters. "It's also unusual for the players, that she can walk on site on Wednesday and she can play on Wednesday". Although clay isn't her best surface, she has put in the work to be a different player from what she was previous year. Read More »

Warriors get a break after drama-filled opening series

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However, Portland is a proud team as well, and nearly pulled out the Game 3 victory at home. In some respects, this is exactly what championship teams are supposed to do in the opening round of the playoffs: swiftly cut down their own opposition while other teams are busy battling each other just to keep their postseason hopes alive. Read More »

Chelsea stars enjoy win over Tottenham with hilarious Snapchat video

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Antonio Conte believes he showed trust in his squad as Chelsea stayed on course for the double with a pulsating 4-2 FA Cup semifinal win over Tottenham at Wembley . "I feel proud because to fight in that level against Chelsea is fantastic". The 36-year-old defender, who has played just five Prem games this season, took to Instagram top praise the goal. Read More »

Buster Posey Beaning By Fastball Mars An Otherwise Bright Giants Opener

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Walker (1-1) was booed at the conclusion of the inning, when he came up to bat and at every other opportunity by the AT&T Park sellout crowd of 42,129. I got out there as quick as I could. Matt Moore was brilliant over eight innings, and in a play not often seen beyond Little League, the Giants scored three runs on the pitcher's swinging bunt in the fourth inning. Read More »

Opener of Red Sox-Yankees series postponed, makeup July 16

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While the pitch didn't hit Machado, the intent was clear, and the incident was risky and blatant enough that Pedroia himself called it a "mishandled situation" that he didn't want to see occur. If I slid into third base and got Manny's knee, I know I'm going to get drilled. Boyd was fined after Major League Baseball concluded he intentionally threw a pitch at Sano. Read More »

Derek Jeter And Jeb Bush Reportedly Win Auction For Miami Marlins

Jeter and Bush separately began pursuit of the Marlins before recently teaming up in an effort to strengthen their chances. Sounds like a Magic Johnson situation. So how much could Derek Jeter make as partial owner of the Marlins? The 76-year-old Loria had reportedly been in negotiations to sell the Marlins to the family of Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law, for about $1.6bn - a staggering profit on the sum Loria paid 14 years ago. Read More »