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In either case, Thompson is sidelined by an injury sustained in the fourth quarter of a loss to the Timberwolves on Sunday in Minnesota. Draymond Green will also be sitting out the Lakers game. This is a clear sign the defending champions are valuing health heading into the playoffs, rather than making a run at the No. 1 seed. Golden State is now 8-2 in their last 10 games, but trailing the Houston Rockets by two full games in the race for first place in the West.
  • Sixers lose 101-98 to Pacers in game with playoff implications

    Sixers lose 101-98 to Pacers in game with playoff implications

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    The Pacers led throughout the second half, but they had a hard time separating themselves from Philadelphia. As a team, the Pacers shot 48 percent from the field and 12 of 22 from the three-point line as they dominated the third quarter by 34-20 to escape with the narrow win after trailing by 10 points at halftime.
  • Patrick Robinson returns to Saints with 4-year deal

    Patrick Robinson returns to Saints with 4-year deal

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    ESPN's Jeremy Fowler suggested the Eagles didn't want to give Robinson the guaranteed money he desired, and the soft-spoken defensive back will return to the Saints, the team that drafted him in the first round in 2010. He rebounded after the Eagles acquired cornerback Ronald Darby in a trade during camp. The questions now is whether any of them can cover slot receivers as reliably as Robinson.
  • UEFA Champions League Report: Besiktas v Bayern Munich 14 March 2018

    UEFA Champions League Report: Besiktas v Bayern Munich 14 March 2018

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    Besiktas coach Senol Gunes hopes his side can end their Champions League campaign on a high as he concedes Bayern Munich are as good as through to the quarter-finals. Picking the ball up in the centre of the park, it was Vidal who worked the ball out to Muller on the right wing, and the club captain produced an inch flawless cross into the area which was met by the first time finish of Thiago Alcantara.
  • National Invitation Tournament: Four best opening round games of 2018

    National Invitation Tournament: Four best opening round games of 2018

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    The University of Louisville women's basketball team received a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, and its road will be close to home if they keep advancing. The game time will be announced Tuesday. " Coaches highlighted points we needed to emphasize during the game, and for the most part we executed well, got stops, rebounds and were able to make some easy buckets around the rim".
  • Juventus return to Serie A summit after Udinese win

    Juventus return to Serie A summit after Udinese win

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    His technique and reading of the game are up there with the very best in the game. It's disappointing, because we played well, but we must believe to the end. Juventus coach, Massimiliano Allegri says he does not care about breaking Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte's Serie A record of 102 points. Argentine Dybala followed last week's UEFA Champions League victor over Tottenham Hotspur with a match-clinching brace as Massimiliano Allegri's men moved a point clear of Napoli with a game in hand.
  • Manchester United have a clear path to sign Brazilian ace

    Manchester United have a clear path to sign Brazilian ace

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    City had appeared in pole position to land the 25-year-old this summer, after being unable to complete a deal for the highly-rated Brazilian in January. A cross-town bidding war could erupt if City decide to revive their previous interest in Fred , but United now look to lead the way ahead of what seems an inevitable summer transfer for Shakhtar's star.
  • Donald Trump considers ex-Microsoft executive as top economic adviser

    Donald Trump considers ex-Microsoft executive as top economic adviser

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    Cohn strongly opposed the president's plan to slap tariffs on the steel and aluminum imports and worked to provide exemptions to US allies such as Canada and Mexico. "I have to tell you, personally, I am urging Gary Cohn to stay and fight for another day. I think we're going to go through a circular trend of a much more restrained free market", he said then.
  • Mourinho's excuses for UCL ouster not tenable

    Mourinho's excuses for UCL ouster not tenable

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    Wissam Ben Yedder stunned Old Trafford to knock Manchester United out of the Champions League . Jose Mourinho has defended his players attitude after they crashed out of the UEFA Champions League last night. Opta Stats confirm that over the two legs against Sevilla , Mourinho's team registered just four shots on target and scored once. He then admitted after the game that the first goal scored with 18 minutes left to play rattled his side.
  • Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook posts 100th career triple-double

    Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook posts 100th career triple-double

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    He's proudest of the Thunder's record when he goes off for a triple-double - 82-18. Oscar Robertson leads the all-time charts with 181, while Magic Johnson had 138 in his career. At this rate, he'll go by Kidd and Johnson in the next couple of seasons, having already become the third-fastest to reach the century mark behind Robertson (a mere 277 games) and Johnson (656 games).
  • Cheltenham Festival: Ruby Walsh back among the winners after injury comeback

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    Henderson, saddling his seventh Champion Hurdle victor, said: "It was a good race, a proper race". Bad luck was the only thing that was going to beat him, and he didn't get bad luck today. We'll see how he gets on. Owner Philip Reynolds said: "He gave us a super day a year ago". He is young horse and he has done everything right the whole way.
  • The Reason The Arsenal Players Hated Alexis Sanchez

    The Reason The Arsenal Players Hated Alexis Sanchez

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    However, things are not yet flawless for the forward who is not delivering his best under Mourinho yet. However, Mourinho has insisted on starting Sanchez in all of United's important games while leaving out either Juan Mata, Anthony Martial or Marcus Rashford.
  • Seahawks will move on from DeShawn Shead

    Seahawks will move on from DeShawn Shead

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    But the Seahawks decided not to force Shead to come back under the terms of that deal and released him so he can hit the market. Of course, it should be noted that the Seahawks are still interested in bringing him back on a new deal. He already has a visit lined up with the Detroit Lions , according to Foster. Shead, 28, tore the ACL in his left knee in a divisional playoff game against the Atlanta Falcons on January 14, 2017.
  • Oh, sister: Venus beats Serena 6-3, 6-4 at Indian Wells

    Oh, sister: Venus beats Serena 6-3, 6-4 at Indian Wells

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    It was victory for Venus Williams in her 29th match against sister Serena Williams in the BNP Paribas Open. "We weren't sure if they're going to play as long as we hoped them to play", he said . Serena was back on the WTA Tour for the first time since ending a 14-month absence during which she gave birth to daughter Alexis Jr and married Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, who sat courtside.
  • Signing Carlos Hyde shouldn't keep Browns from drafting Saquon Barkley

    Signing Carlos Hyde shouldn't keep Browns from drafting Saquon Barkley

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    The strong expectation is the Browns kick off the draft by selecting Sam Darnold out of USC. It is set to be a three-year deal worth more than $15 million with Hyde earning $6 million for the 2018 season. In 50 career games played for the 49ers in four seasons, Hyde rushed for 2,731 yards on 655 carries (4.2 yards per rush), 21 rushing touchdowns, 109 receptions for 634 yards (5.8 yards per catch), and three touchdown receptions.
  • Steph Curry remains out, will be re-evaluated next week

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    Demanded by the level of competition that is about to begin. "It's the little things that make the greatest difference". Kerr also wants to invite people that are successful in other fields so their messages broaden the teams' perspective. The core of this team is so phenomenal. While Patrick McCaw (non-displaced fracture, left wrist) and David West (right arm cyst) are unavailable, Jordan Bell (right ankle sprain) and Andre Iguodala (left wrist sprain) are listed as probable and Klay ...
  • Packers Expected to Sign TE Jimmy Graham

    Packers Expected to Sign TE Jimmy Graham

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    He ranks third in team history in receptions (550) and second in touchdown catches (69). We wrote last week why the Packers signing Wilkerson would make great sense , as he should benefit from the tutelage of a familiar face in Pettine in addition to getting plugged alongside Kenny Clark and Mike Daniels into what has the makings of an outstanding defensive front.
  • Wenger 'not surprised at' Henrikh Mkhitaryan's stunning Arsenal form

    Wenger 'not surprised at' Henrikh Mkhitaryan's stunning Arsenal form

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    We head in to the game in control of the tie after securing a 2-0 first leg victory in Milan last week so we should be confident of finishing the job at home to book our place in the quarter finals. The north London club are without a league title since 2004 and fans have lost patience with Wenger's failure to build a new powerhouse. Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette remains on course to return from injury following the worldwide break, Arsene Wenger has said.
  • Kohli's body needed the break

    Kohli's body needed the break

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    I am totally enjoying it. They started wondering whether the India cricket team captain was hinting at Anushka Sharma possibly being pregnant. "Physically, I had a few niggles and I am just getting over those", he said at a promotional event on Tuesday (March 13).