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Cavaliers' new jerseys will have Goodyear sponsorship patches

Cavaliers' new jerseys will have Goodyear sponsorship patches

The agreement will give Goodyear tremendous exposure because the Cavs are one of the league's most televised teams. Goodyear has ties to the Cavs through Akron-born LeBron James and his family. "There is something special for me personally about having that logo on the Cavs uniform". The multiyear deal kicks in next season, which is also the same year Nike takes over for Adidas as the NBA's official jersey provider. Read More

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Hull's last games like 'Champions League finals'

Hull's last games like 'Champions League finals'

Hull City were relegated for the second time in three seasons when they went down 4-0 at Crystal Palace , who guaranteed their own Premier League survival with the win. "The players have worked hard all week and understand what they have to do differently compared to the last game". Several other Premier League teams could also thrive under his management. Read More

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Spurs bid farewell to White Hart Lane

Before that game, we thought it was possible to win the title. After Chelsea's win at the Hawthorns on Friday evening, it means that they have been confirmed as champions meaning Spurs now will have to settle for second place at best which they can achieve with a win in this game. Read More

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Simona Halep secures second Madrid Open title

The Frenchwoman, who will rise to No14 in the world when the new rankings are released on Monday, turns 24 today, and could not celebrate her birthday with a second trophy win of the season. Halep has a vast experience in these big finals in contrast to Mladenovic. In the end a tense seventh game culminated in defending champion Halep making the most of her third break point and getting the job done, despite her opponent's best efforts. Read More

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Nadal ends Djokovic hoodoo to reach another Madrid final

Peter Bodo has been covering tennis for over 35 years, mostly recently for ESPN. The wayward form of Djokovic continued in the third game, two more errors, and an off-forehand victor from Nadal, and it was another break, and if that had thrilled the Spanish fans, a love hold, made with a smash and a forehand victor, had them in a state of euphoria. Read More

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Arsenal loss has focused Man United minds on Europa League, says Mata

Arsenal loss has focused Man United minds on Europa League, says Mata

You have different challenges in your career". "I think in all the games he's played until now, he's shown intelligence, composure on the ball". Even if I get another red card, then that happens. "The situation is simple: 17 matches in seven weeks, with 16 players, is impossible", Mourinho said. Celta Vigo visit Old Trafford on Thursday night for a vital Europa League semi-final, second-leg tie and we asked Herrera about the team's mindset heading into the season finale. Read More

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Penguins overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

To avoid a repeat of Game 6 , the Pens hit the ice for a rare full squad practice before heading to D.C. Every healthy player was on the ice for what could be the team's last practice of the season. "There (just) wasn't any finish in his game. We've got to execute to handle that pressure". Winning breeds confidence. So while Washington is staring down another potential year where they came up short, blowing a 3-1 series lead might not affect Pittsburgh as much. Read More

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Short-handed Spurs humble Houston to advance

Short-handed Spurs humble Houston to advance

For context, if the Cavaliers sweep through the Eastern Conference Finals as they have the first two rounds, LeBron James won't play his 92nd game until Game 6 of the Finals. Plenty of people will denounce overreactions after Game 6, but I think that criticism's misplaced. "Nobody expected that, especially [with] no Kawhi and no Tony". Read More

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Minus Crosby, Penguins edge Capitals 3-2 to take 3-1 lead

Minus Crosby, Penguins edge Capitals 3-2 to take 3-1 lead

But the Pittsburgh Penguins were all over the Washington Capitals, hanging on to take a 3-2 victory and a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference's primetime series. The way Crosby had been playing in these playoffs, would he have not been a good bet to score or at least set up one goal in the first 60 minutes of the game? He was elected into the Sarnia Sports Hall of Fame in 2014. Read More

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Madrid Open 2017: Novak Djokovic moves into third round

I have to play really well to be able to beat him. "It's true that I think on clay he's a very, very tough player... He was by far the better player". I mean, he has the luxury of choosing what he wants to play. "I wasn't winning too many points on his service games until the last one where I managed to return many balls back in play and then win the match ". Read More

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Sixers to interview Markelle Fultz

The Sixers hold two selections in the top-10 that could give the team one of the top three selections in the NBA Draft, where Fultz is expected to be selected. NY hasn't drafted a point guard who has gone on to make an All-Star Game in the orange and blue since it selected Mark Jackson in 1987. "I think Yogi made some huge strides and is a young developing player that we're all internally excited about", said Donnie Nelson, the Mavericks' president of basketball operations. Read More

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Ramos: Real Madrid squad one of most complete ever

Ramos: Real Madrid squad one of most complete ever

Despite making nine changes the European champions outclassed Granada as James Rodriguez and Alvaro Morata both scored doubles inside the first 35 minutes. "The players and I are only thinking about the game", he said. It is unthinkable that a side that shut out Lionel Messi and Barcelona over two legs in the quarter-finals will concede three times on Tuesday, especially with the game in Turin . Read More

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Silva, De Bruyne orchestrate City's 5-0 win over Palace

Guardiola is still confident his City team will improve next season but has been perplexed at times this campaign when he has been done by hugely effective counter-attacking football, such as against Everton at Goodison Park. "We've got to win every game, and every player has to be 100%". A move that started with a Palace throw-in ended with Jesus touching the ball on to De Bruyne on the edge of the box, and the Belgian picked his spot in the bottom-right corner. Read More

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German Marquez Throws Gem, Rockies Beat

The Cubs gained a split of the day-night doubleheader after losing the opener 10-4. Marquez (0-2, 7.31 ERA) will be making his fourth start of the season, the first of his career against the Cubs . Third base on Tuesday, first base on Wednesday - Jeimer Candelario doesn't care where he plays. INDIANS 6, BLUE JAYS 0: At Toronto, Carlos Carrasco and two relievers combined on a four-hitter and Yan Gomes hit a three-run homer. Read More

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Buffon dreaming again in Champions League final

Buffon dreaming again in Champions League final

Higuain hadn't previously scored in a Champions League knockout match since 2013. Dani Alves and Mario Mandzukic netted a goal each Juventus beat Monaco 2-1 in second leg. Have to compliment everyone. Tomorrow we want to keep our dream alive. We must remain alert and fully focused at all times . "We have to improve certain things, because this squad is capable of improving". Read More

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Penguins' Crosby passes concussion test, might play Game 5

The Penguins , who have been outshot by large margins every single game, have been relying in large part on Marc-Andre Fleury being incredible and Holtby being human in their respective nets. Here are some moments from the game. Both Crosby and the Penguins' medical professionals feel good enough to allow him to continue playing in series despite its violent nature, and they would know better than anyone watching from home. Read More

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Ronaldo has goals in him, says Zidane

Ronaldo has goals in him, says Zidane

He has now scored more goals in the competition than Atletico ever have. When it matters most, the great man is always there, and against Atletico Madrid , the Portuguese was at his unstoppable, clinical best, scoring all three goals for Real in a 3-0 first leg victory at the Bernabeu. Read More

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