• At the Buzzer | Memorable Win Over Cavaliers Vaults Sixers into 3rd Place
At the Buzzer | Memorable Win Over Cavaliers Vaults Sixers into 3rd Place

John Wall was excellent throughout the contest, scoring 28 points and dishing out 14 assists, but he was abysmal down the stretch. However, James' effort was marred by his miscues from the free throw line, as he made only 6-of-11 shots from the line and missed a crucial one in the final seconds of regulation.

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  • Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain says there is more to come from him
Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain says there is more to come from him

Liverpool star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is beginning to shine after his move from Arsenal . "Since he's come to Liverpool , after a slow start, he's gathering momentum at a crucial part of the season and he's becoming a very, very important player to this Liverpool side at the moment", he explained.

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  • Tiger Woods in Round 2, coverage Friday
Tiger Woods in Round 2, coverage Friday

He flew the back of the green from there and had a 12-footer to salvage a birdie on what has been the easiest hole on the course. He was joined by Masters newcomer Li Haotong of China, former British Open champion Henrik Stenson of Sweden, Spain's Rafael Cabrera Bello, Canadian Adam Hadwin and Americans Patrick Reed and Charley Hoffman.

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  • Kevin Durant refutes Kerr's notion that Warriors did not care
Kevin Durant refutes Kerr's notion that Warriors did not care

Usually the shots sail into the net anytime Kevin Durant shoots the ball. Of course, it doesn't help that the Warriors are missing Stephen Curry (left knee), Patrick McCaw (spine), Omri Casspi (right ankle) and Andre Iguodala (left knee).

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  • EPL: Manchester City v Manchester United: Merson reveals Mourinho's game plan
EPL: Manchester City v Manchester United: Merson reveals Mourinho's game plan

Manchester City has collected compliments and plaudits nearly on a weekly basis this season and rightly so, though the premature if inevitable claims about Pep Guardiola's team being the best English side of all-time took a severe dent when Liverpool thrashed - not too strong a word - the visitors 3-0 at Anfield on Wednesday.

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  • Rogue eagle lands on Mariners pitcher James Paxton at Twins game
Rogue eagle lands on Mariners pitcher James Paxton at Twins game

I like the Mariners' offense better right now, but with Gibson on the mound nothing will be easy for Seattle . According to the Seattle Times , the bald eagle was supposed to land on its handler's shoulder. "But then as I stood straight up, it fell back onto the ground". "I don't have any scratches, I don't believe", Paxton said. Twins catc...

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  • Virgin Galactic's New Rocket-Powered SpacePlane Makes First Test Flight
Virgin Galactic's New Rocket-Powered SpacePlane Makes First Test Flight

With the successful powered test now behind it, Virgin Galactic will no doubt start looking to ramp up operations in earnest as it heads towards its first commercial "tourist" flight to space. The tail booms are known as "feathers" because their function is likened to the feathers of a badminton shuttlecock. "While we celebrate that achievement, ...

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  • Finau hurts ankle celebrating ace; X-rays clear
Finau hurts ankle celebrating ace; X-rays clear

Tony Finau will play through a high ankle sprain at this weekend's Masters . Ranked #34 in the world, Finau is one of the more legitimate debut competitors on the week. Shortly after returning from the hospital he posted on Twitter: "Crazy day". An early range visit this morning got some things checked over and, nearly immediately, he said he...

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  • Commonwealth Games starts in style
Commonwealth Games starts in style

The 31-year-old 100m hurdler, regarded as one of the hosts' gold-medal prospects, had been struggling with an Achilles problem. "I think I'm still in shock". Kelland O'Brien, Leigh Howard, Alex Porter and Sam Welsford beat England in a world record 3 minutes, 49.804 seconds, lowering the mark set by the British at the 2016 Olympics.

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  • RGIII gets 1-year deal to be Ravens backup
RGIII gets 1-year deal to be Ravens backup

Griffin returned to play the final four games and was the starting quarterback the last time the Browns won, against San Diego on December 24, 2016. Released by Cleveland last March, the 2012 No. 2 overall pick never signed with another team and ultimately sat out the 2017 season. "I'm very excited about it, the coaches are excited about it", H...

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  • Tom Watson becomes oldest victor of the Masters Par 3 Contest
Tom Watson becomes oldest victor of the Masters Par 3 Contest

The 34th-ranked player in the world, Finau is scheduled to make his first Masters appearance on Thursday. But it was Englishman Fleetwood, 27, who looked set to win until two-time Masters victor Watson - 41 years his senior - pipped him to the title by shooting seven-under.

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  • Simply the best: Never challenged, 'Nova wins another title
Simply the best: Never challenged, 'Nova wins another title

From a historical standpoint, this is the first time a city has been home to both the Super Bowl Champion and the victor of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. The two Wildcats roomed together as freshmen, but they had dramatically different roles. MI started well as Villanova took time to find their feet and shoot well.

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  • Khabib Nurmagomedov Wants Georges St-Pierre After Max Holloway
Khabib Nurmagomedov Wants Georges St-Pierre After Max Holloway

Ferguson tripped over a production cable on a FOX set and tore the lateral collateral ligament in his knee. If Blessed picks up the win, not only does he become the first man to defeat the feared Dagestani, but he'll join Conor McGregor as the only fighter to hold two championships in two different weight classes at the same time.

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  • ESPN Plus launch date confirmed
ESPN Plus launch date confirmed

ESPN has announced a new subscription service where fans will be able to watch sports highlights, games and original content in their library. Walt Disney (DIS) said Monday that its ESPN streaming sports network, created to be a supplement to the main premium sports cable network, goes lives on Thursday, April 12.

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  • 'Fun' floral selection for Britain's royal wedding
'Fun' floral selection for Britain's royal wedding

The book also reports a "wealthy entrepreneur friend" said the marriage ended so fast Meghan sent Engelson back her diamond wedding and engagement rings by registered mail. Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, will officiate when the couple takes their marriage vows. Prince William's pregnant wife Kate made a surprise appearance, cov...

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  • Yankees' home opener against Rays called off because of snow
Yankees' home opener against Rays called off because of snow

At New York's LaGuardia Airport, where snow fell at rates as high as two inches per hour, almost 200 flights were canceled, according to the flight-tracking website FlightAware . Across town, the weather has postponed the New York Mets game against the Philadelphia Phillies . The Yankees are supposed to play their home opener today, but.

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  • Manchester United 2-0 Swansea: 3 things we learned
Manchester United 2-0 Swansea: 3 things we learned

Both Lukaku and Mourinho stressed the importance of finishing in second place for the season. United also have to contend with a home game versus Arsenal prior to the end of the campaign. Man United return to action next Saturday with a big derby away at league leaders Manchester City. Sanchez's work-rate faded prior to his substitution duri...

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  • John Isner targets Miami Open title with a strong serve
John Isner targets Miami Open title with a strong serve

Isner will now face the victor of the other semi-final between Pablo Carreno Busta and Alexander Zverev as he looks to win a first title since victory at the Atlanta Open in July last year, the 32-year-old having sealed his place as the top American player in the rankings by reaching the Miami showpiece.

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  • Petersburg's Danielle Collins tops idol Venus Williams at Miami Open
Petersburg's Danielle Collins tops idol Venus Williams at Miami Open

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, now ranked 186 in the world, was beaten by US world number 12 Sloane Stephens 6-3, 2-6, 1-6 in the Miami Open 2018 semifinal, BelTA has learned. Career-high ranking with a win SaturdayStill a career-kickstarting run for Collins, who can leave the ITF circuit behind with her her new ranking status.

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  • Klopp: Mohamed Salah is a proper striker
Klopp: Mohamed Salah is a proper striker

Liverpool levelled just four minutes into the second-half when James Milner's drilled cross was turned home at the near post by Mane. Palace had made the flawless start when Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius was also fortunate to avoid a red card when he brought down Wilfried Zaha and Milivojevic converted from the penalty spot.

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  • The Opening Day Experience
The Opening Day Experience

Now, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, the 28-year-old right fielder going in his fifth big league season is the only player with leadoff homers in consecutive openers. When Houston was unable to play at home in an August series because of the aftereffects of Hurricane Harvey, a plan to switch home series with Texas was not accepted by the Ra...

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  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns to say his goodbyes at Manchester United
Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns to say his goodbyes at Manchester United

However Ibrahimovic, who is taking a massive pay cut to play in the United States, insists he is determined to help the most successful team in MLS history return to their former glory. "But my focus is on Galaxy, prepare good for Galaxy, be available, help the coach, help the club, whatever they need". " I feel like a child that you give can...

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  • Rusty Staub (1944 - 2018), orange-haired baseball All-Star
Rusty Staub (1944 - 2018), orange-haired baseball All-Star

He played 23 seasons with the Houston Astros, Expos, Mets, Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers. When I spoke with him a few months before that, I asked Staub if he had a message he wanted to pass along to Montreal baseball fans who still remember him fondly.

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  • National Basketball Association 2018 Hall Of Fame Class Partially Revealed
National Basketball Association 2018 Hall Of Fame Class Partially Revealed

Four-time All-Star Maurice Cheeks and longtime National Basketball Association league office and team executive Rod Thorn will also be among those inducted, according to ESPN . During his illustrious career , Nash played six seasons with the Dallas Mavericks, 10 with the Phoenix Suns , and had a two-year stint with the Los Angeles Lak...

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  • New helmet rule likely to be part of replay for officiating
New helmet rule likely to be part of replay for officiating

Instead, it will define a catch with a simpler three-step process: "A receiver must control the ball, establish himself in bounds and perform a football move such as taking a third step or lunging with the ball in hand". "They went back to their notes in the 1940s when the helmet was coming in", McKay said. While this has become common practice in ...

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