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West Ham boss Slaven Bilic says Daniel Sturridge is on his radar

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic says Daniel Sturridge is on his radar

He beat the offside trap to get into the box, but when his low centre was blocked back to him, the striker attempted a "robana" when a simple tap-in was needed and his effort was blocked. Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland faces his first Potters home game since his comeback from an ankle injury and, if he gets his match sharpness back quickly, he could yet win a recall for England's two games next month - a World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Hampden Park and a friendly in France. Read More

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Nadal makes history with 10th Monte Carlo win

Nadal makes history with 10th Monte Carlo win

He won the title again last year and then added the Barcelona crown a week later, yet had not lifted a trophy since, losing three finals already this year, including January's Australian Open against Roger Federer. If those records are not daunting enough, Ramos-Vinolas is going up against event bigger odds because Nadal is 41-1 lifetime at the ATP level against fellow lefties on red clay. Read More

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Sabres clean house by firing GM Murray and coach Bylsma

Sabres clean house by firing GM Murray and coach Bylsma

Finally, Pegula said the search for a new GM and coach would begin immediately. Terry Pegula will be speaking to the media at that time, and he's got plenty of questions that need answers. It's the latest change for the Sabres, who are now searching for their fourth coach since Lindy Ruff was sacked in February 2013. Kim [Pegula, CEO of Pegula Sports and Entertainment] and I spoke in depth with Tim and Dan, separately, and decided that our organization needed more discipline, structure, and ... Read More

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Cavs coach hosting TV party to watch Bucks-Raptors series

Cavs coach hosting TV party to watch Bucks-Raptors series

He collected 12 steals and swatted eight shots in the four games, so it's clear he wanted to close out the Pacers quickly and have that additional rest, as Lue alluded to. And, as was said before, I'm the last person to let you know. The Cavs gave us an inside look at some of the Wednesday workouts their players are going through today, complete with an in-house DJ spinning tunes to get the guys hyped for training. Read More

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Man charged with manslaughter in fatal shooting at Sugar Daddy's adult club

Man charged with manslaughter in fatal shooting at Sugar Daddy's adult club

The father of former Florida State wide receiver Travis Rudolph was killed when authorities say a gun accidentally went off at a Florida strip club. Rudolph called their encounter a blessing at the time. ESPN's Adam Schefter passed along information sent by Rudolph's agent, who sent an email to all 32 teams on Monday, letting them know Rudolph was still available for any draft-related questions. Read More

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Dembele fires Dortmund to cup final

Dembele fires Dortmund to cup final

Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel said his side "have the momentum on our side" as they seek to overcome Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena and reach the DFB Pokal final for a fourth consecutive season. The victor of this semifinal will meet Eintracht Frankfurt in the final after a dramatic penalty shootout win over Borussia Monchengladbach on Tuesday. Read More

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Rudy Gobert sprains knee in Jazz win

Rudy Gobert sprains knee in Jazz win

Get scoring updates and the live box score from Game 1 between the Clippers and Jazz above. Johnson hit the victor at the buzzer but Saturday's victory could prove to be costly as Frenchman Gobert suffered a strained left knee in the opening minute of game one of their best-of-seven series. Read More

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Hawks put pressure back on Wizards, tie series at 2-2

Atlanta held a slight lead in several categories, but there were no eye-popping statistics. However, Washington has to have at least one of them on the floor at all times to keep Atlanta at bay. Golden State scored 45 points in the first quarter and never trailed as the swept the series in Portland. Millsap and Dennis Schroder stretched the margin on back-to-back possessions. Read More

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Cowboys honor Ware, ponder need with post-Romo future secure

Cowboys honor Ware, ponder need with post-Romo future secure

DeMarcus Ware technically finished his National Football League career with the Denver Broncos, but he's retiring as a member of the Dallas Cowboys . For me, coming back here was a big deal. "The numbers, if you add both those positions up, look good", said Jones when asked about this draft and if needs match up in terms of pass-rushers and cornerbacks. Read More

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Johnson scores 28, Jazz beat Clippers 105-98 to even series

All of those shots are really hard. "We came here to get back home court, had an opportunity to get two, but it is what it is now". Utah made 57.6% of its shots in the second half, 50.0% of its three-pointers. Paul scored 27 points to lead L.A., while Jamal Crawford finally had the game everyone assumed he would eventually have, scoring 25 points off the bench. Read More

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National Football League schedule leaks should start soon

National Football League schedule leaks should start soon

I'm sure you've been inundated with schedule takes (or taeks, for your Internet-savvy people) already, with analysts telling you which team is going to go 13-3, and which one is going to poop itself after making the playoffs last season. Again, not easy. Five of the Giants' first seven games come against teams that finished with a winning record in 2016. Good quarterback play determines so much of a team's success that you can tell a lot about a team's playoff hopes just by looking at ... Read More

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