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Phaneuf scores in OT as Senators tie series against Bruins

The Bruins mostly held their tongues with only muted comments about the awful roughing call on Riley Nash 5:43 into sudden-death that led - when the Bruins penalty kill failed to get the job done - to Ryan's victor. Phaneuf set up two goals before scoring at 1:59 of overtime and the Ottawa Senators rallied past the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Saturday. Karlsson's long pass was right to a breaking Hoffman, who deked and scored with one hand on his stick, slipping the puck just by Rask. Read More

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NCAA returns events to NC after state rolls back LGBT law

HB 142 also says that local governments can not pass ordinances protecting LGBT people - or anyone else - from discrimination in employment or public places until 2020. "The NCAA has fallen "hook, line, and sinker" for this "bait and switch" sham "deal" doubling down on discrimination", said JoDee Winterhof, HRC Senior Vice President for Policy and Political Affairs. Read More

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Adidas sorry for email saying 'you survived' Boston Marathon

Adidas' full statement said: "We are incredibly sorry". At least two survivors of the attack participated in Monday's race. "Adidas, you may want to rethink the subject line", wrote Mike Denison . We deeply apologize for our mistake . The Boston Marathon is the world's oldest annual marathon and one of the most prestigious races over the distance of just over 42 km on the athletics calendar. Read More

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Singapore Open: It's all-India final between Kidambi Srikanth, Sai Praneeth

Singapore Open: It's all-India final between Kidambi Srikanth, Sai Praneeth

However, after going down 1-6 in the second game, Praneeth made a sensational comeback to win the second game 21-17. In the final game, Praneeth opened up a 10-4 lead and never looked back as Srikanth made an error. The 24-year-old with nearly every stroke in the book and a game that could mesmerise anyone watching was a tad frustrated due to the lack of consistency in his performance and injuries. Read More

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Bottas ends Hamilton's pole run in Bahrain

Mercedes won the race past year with now-retired champion Nico Rosberg, the man Bottas has replaced, and have now taken five successive poles at the desert Sakhir circuit. "On the next run I tried too hard". They haven't got this awesome qualifying mode [which Mercedes bring out]. Although Valtteri Bottas has failed to set the stage alight in his first two races for Mercedes - living up to the lack of hype around his signing - Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen and Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo both ... Read More

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Crystal Palace close on survival after comeback earns draw

Crystal Palace close on survival after comeback earns draw

Our David John writes . From there it was all Palace , with Leicester's best chance coming courtesy of another Fuchs long throw that Ward almost turned into his own net in the 65th minute. "At the moment that has paid off for us". "It's a tremendous point for us", Allardyce said. "That can really only be determined now in the summer, whether he signs a new contract or not". Read More

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North Carolina returns home to celebrate 6th NCAA title

North Carolina returns home to celebrate 6th NCAA title

Per that report, the CBS and Turner Sports coverage averaged a 7.2/15 rating/share, up 13 percent from a year ago. No longer haunted by the memory of a buzzer-beating loss in last year's title game, but galvanized by a misstatement from their most decorated former player, the Tar Heels returned home Tuesday with their sixth NCAA Tournament trophy, which they earned a night earlier by beating Gonzaga in the championship game. Read More

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Should West Brom ignore Michael Keane and target Burnley team-mate Ben Mee?

Should West Brom ignore Michael Keane and target Burnley team-mate Ben Mee?

Despite the Baggies having little to play for between now and the end of the season, Pulis also insists they will not let up as they chase a good Premier League points target. Their last match, a 2-1 win at Stoke, was welcome in terms of points but the performance was alarming. But as a manager, you always respect the things like Tony Pulis is doing at West Brom a lot. Read More

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I'll be better in the future - Pep Guardiola

I'll be better in the future - Pep Guardiola

They have players with a lot of talent and I admire the way they want to play. "We are both very happy to be here". "We've got great attacking players and they've been great all season, but we fell short". "We didn't deserve to lose the game against Crystal Palace". But Fernandinho's trip on Pedro gave Hazard a chance to restore Chelsea's lead from the spot 10 minutes before half-time, which he took at the second attempt after Willy Caballero saved his penalty. Read More

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Raptors prep for playoffs, beat "resting" Cavaliers 98-83

The Spurs are the No. 2 seed in the West . They now face a hard road to the finals. "Portland has the first crack, and (the Blazers) will give it everything they have". Westbrook and Harden each played 81 games. He must produce a big series for Milwaukee to advance. Griffin said the Cavaliers are a better team this year despite the inferior record. Read More

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Edmundson's OT winner sends Allen, Blues past Wild 2-1

Edmundson's OT winner sends Allen, Blues past Wild 2-1

The real hero of this game for the Blues had to be Jake Allen . For us to re-group and come out in the overtime, which I thought was probably our best period to be honest. According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Wild are -165 money line favorites over the visiting Blues, who have odds of +145 to pull off the upset tonight. Read More

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Could Myles Garrett Fall to 49ers at No. 2 in Draft?

The Browns' decision appears to be between defensive end? If that were to happen, the 49ers - sitting at No. 2 - would have the top prospect in the draft fall into their lap. Garrett impressed at the NFL Scouting Combine, running a 4.64-second 40-yard dash and reaching 41 inches on his vertical leap. The Browns absolutely will draft a quarterback. Read More

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Hinchcliffe wins Long Beach Grand Prix

Hinchcliffe wins Long Beach Grand Prix

Then came James Hinchcliffe's victory Sunday at Long Beach - his first since he almost bled to death in a 2015 accident at Indianapolis - to give Schmidt-Peterson Motorsports a rare win. Hinchcliffe admitted that he had been nervous about the two-stop strategy SPM had employed, especially when he saw Chip Ganassi Racing pull Scott Dixon in on Lap 15, anticipating a full-course yellow for Marco Andretti's vehicle which had halted down an escape road. Read More

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Red Sox Cruise to 8-1 Win Over AL East Rival Baltimore

Red Sox Cruise to 8-1 Win Over AL East Rival Baltimore

Baltimore trailed 2-0 heading into the 7th where they pulled a run back, but eventually gave up 6 runs combined in the 7th and 8th innings en route to the loss. It just kind of unraveled. BUNDY'S NIGHT: Bundy allowed three runs on seven hits in 6.1 innings, throwing a career-high 106 pitches. Jackie Bradley Jr.is on the disabled list with a knee sprain, but Andrew Benintendi's bat is beginning to awaken, his 3-for-5 night pushing his average to.250. Read More

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At long last, Cubs will raise championship banner at Wrigley

At long last, Cubs will raise championship banner at Wrigley

He allowed four runs on nine hits and a walk while striking out two over four innings of work. Hendricks' second hit of the game, a 45-foot single in the fifth, helped the Cubs regain the lead, and they padded it when No. The two came together in a scary collision that took Baez out of the game. The Blue Jays rallied for a 7-6 lead but the Rays came back in the sixth to see off Toronto. Read More

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Stars align for Garcia Masters win

Stars align for Garcia Masters win

No golfer has ever overcome more before winning his first major - and this refers to his long career of close calls and mental anguish, not just this one day. All credit to Garcia, as he took advantage of it and was a deserved victor. "We wanted to beat the other guy not the other guy to lose". "In 13 years I've come to the conclusion that I need to play for second or third place". Read More

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Shakespeare's Foxes ready for Atletico despite Everton blow

Shakespeare's Foxes ready for Atletico despite Everton blow

Lukaku leads the way in the top flight with 23 goals , one more than Middlesbrough's entire haul, and the Belgian has been publicly vocal about his desire to win silverware and play in the Champions League. Shakespeare excluded the likes of Riyad Mahrez, Ahmed Musa, Danny Simpson and Christian Fuchs from the starting line-up. What did you think of Everton's performance against Leicester? And Lukaku assured the result three minutes before the hour-mark, volleying home from close range ... Read More

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Djokovic up first for Serbia in Spain clash

Djokovic up first for Serbia in Spain clash

France made the semi-finals with a 3-0 win over Britain in Rouen. Zimonjic and Troicki prevailed 4-6 7-6 (4) 6-0 4-6 6-2 in front of a noisy home crowd as Serbia's talismanic team leader Novak Djokovic watched from the sidelines after beating Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the opening singles rubber on Friday. Read More

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McGirt making move at Augusta, top players eye leader Hoffman

William McGirt started the day four shots behind Hoffman and offset two bogeys with a pair of birdies before dropping another shot at the 18th to slip to two under. "It's just something that I've dreamed my whole life about playing in this tournament, and I'm going to enjoy it". He looks up and says, 'What?' And I said, 'Yeah, I never looked at a leaderboard on Sunday'. Read More

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Griezmann eyes Atletico assault on Real's title lead

Real Madrid sit firmly atop the La Liga table for the 2016-17 campaign. "I think that any player who faces any football match has to go into it wanting to win - that's just basic logic", he said. It is all to play for in these closing stages and everything we have done so far is irrelevant - we are playing for La Liga and the Champions League. Read More

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Leaders passed the test - Hazard hails Chelsea's battling spirit

Leaders passed the test - Hazard hails Chelsea's battling spirit

After London rivals Tottenham Hotspur thumped Watford 4-0 to cut their lead to four points, Chelsea faced a potentially hard visit to the sun-drenched south coast. Hazard had scored three goals in three previous appearances against Bournemouth and, when a long Kante ball sent him through on goal, he continued the streak by rounding Boruc to slot home from a tight angle. Read More

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Spieth sticks a quad at Augusta, but his timing has improved

Spieth sticks a quad at Augusta, but his timing has improved

Spieth on the seventh hole. But on the fifth hole of his second round of last year's Masters, he made the first of four double bogeys or worse that he would make that week. "I think the actual putts you are going to have are going to be more challenging, because the greens are going to be a foot faster and they're going to get a bit crusty around some of the hole locations", Spieth said. Read More

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Tim Tebow Homers In First Minor League At-Bat

Tim Tebow Homers In First Minor League At-Bat

His only mistake was that he initially thought it was a ground-rule double, because the ball ricocheted back onto the field, and stopped at second. Tebow pumped his arms in the air and headed for home plate as the fans rose to their feet and chanted "Tebow!" The Heisman victor, 29, smashed the ball over the fence in left field. Read More

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