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It was well-deserved, as suddenly the Wild are right back in the best-of-seven series. Boudreau doesn't have to win it all to win the eternal gratitude of Wild fans; a genuine playoff run will do - one that doesn't end until Minnesota has been back to the Western Conference final for the first time since 2002-03.
  • Exeter Chiefs respond to rumoured Stuart Olding interest

    Exeter Chiefs respond to rumoured Stuart Olding interest

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    Jackson and Olding had their contracts with both the IRFU and Ulster cancelled on Saturday, after an internal review was conducted. FRENCH CLUB CLERMONT Auvergne have moved to refute rumours linking them with a move for Ireland out-half Paddy Jackson after his departure from Ulster.
  • This Derek Jeter Thing Is Just Getting Sad Now

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    The Marlins are 4-12 and with a farm system that needed restocking as well, it will be at least a few years before they contend again, never mind win a championship. Left-hander Caleb Smith (0-1, 4.72 ERA) will get the nod for the visiting Marlins. "We've noticed things from time to time ". As complimentary as the manager was of the new owner on Monday, it seems clear Jeter has established himself as a boss, if not The Boss, who is not necessarily leaning on his one-time teammate ...
  • Cavs, Rockets in position to run NBA Playoffs

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    Courtney Kirkland, who was taken off the floor for a week this season after an incident with Golden State's Shaun Livingston, was selected for the postseason ref roster. Without their best player - the NBA's one-man offensive revolution - the Warriors turned in a performance that could, indeed, beat any team in the league.
  • Moyes reacts to Hart's error and West Ham comeback

    Moyes reacts to Hart's error and West Ham comeback

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    So it was a surprise that it spilt out. Sky Sports customers can stream the contest through Sky Go, and if you are not a subscriber you can get a Premier League Day Pass through Now TV. I think the target has always got to be that. He's had a couple of weeks of running and bits of stuff. Those vital four points have moved the Hammers six points above the drop zone, and a win on Monday night will move them up to 12th in the table and nearly guarantee their Premier League status for next ...
  • Wade leads Heat over 76ers; series even at 1-1

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    Dwyane Wade rolled back the years with a vintage performance as the Miami Heat ended Philadelphia's 17-game winning streak to level their Eastern Conference playoff series on Monday. "It's born out of competitiveness and its born out him wanting to be with his team". The 76ers were led by Ben Simmons' 24 points and Dario Saric's 23 points.
  • Ledwaba Saddened By Possible Pacquiao-Roach Split

    Ledwaba Saddened By Possible Pacquiao-Roach Split

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    I will make a final decision within the week. "I have not made my final decision on who will be the head trainer for my July 14 (July 15 in Kuala Lumpur) fight with Matthysse", said Pacquiao, who denied statements made by his Canadian adviser Mike Koncz that longtime friend and assistant trainer Buboy Fernandez has been elevated to the role of chief cornerman.
  • Pastrnak has 3 goals, 3 assists as the Bruins beat Maple Leafs

    Pastrnak has 3 goals, 3 assists as the Bruins beat Maple Leafs

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    Boston Bruins at Toronto Maple Leafs , 7 p.m., NBCSN . Key players such Auston Matthews , William Nylander , and Patrick Marleau have been held pointless. Subban had two assists apiece. The Bruins haven't looked threatened for one minute in this series, and to complicate matters for Toronto, Leafs center Nazem Kadri (32g, 23a) is still suspended for a brutal boarding penalty against Tommy Wingels back in Game 1.
  • Meek loss for Manchester United shows gulf in class with rivals City

    Meek loss for Manchester United shows gulf in class with rivals City

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    Last week, Manchester United went to first-place Manchester City and put together a come-from-behind win to deny its in-city rival the chance to celebrate a Premier League title. "We depend on us", he told the BBC. "I trust in my work, that is for sure - I have no reason not to trust", he said. "The Premier League is so, so tough", Guardiola said.
  • Dangerous West Ham can hurt opponents,…

    Dangerous West Ham can hurt opponents,…

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    The club has only won six Premier League matches this season and are now riding a nine-match winless slide (0-4-5) since a 2-0 result over Huddersfield Town back in January. Hernandez scored in West Ham's last match against Chelsea with a fine finish, to ensure his side escaped from Stamford Bridge with a point. "I'm keeping my target high and I'm hoping to win 10 games".
  • Shattering strength: Nats' Bryce Harper breaks bat and still homers

    Shattering strength: Nats' Bryce Harper breaks bat and still homers

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    That's insane. And it isn't like he cracked his bat, he destroyed it. Harper held what was left of his bat as he made his way up the first-base line. In a startling display, the Washington Nationals slugger broke his bat completely in two pieces, yet still hit a long home run against the New York Mets .
  • Misdemeanor ammunition charge dropped against 49ers' Reuben Foster

    Misdemeanor ammunition charge dropped against 49ers' Reuben Foster

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    The second-year linebacker out of Alabama , a first-round pick by San Francisco last year, could face more than 11 years in prison if convicted on all counts. "Our office handles between four and five thousand domestic violence cases each year". Investigators said the alleged assault by Foster left his live-in girlfriend bruised and with a ruptured ear drum.
  • Commonwealth Games: Organisers admit 'we got it wrong' at closing ceremony

    Commonwealth Games: Organisers admit 'we got it wrong' at closing ceremony

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    Viewers were furious when the athletes were overlooked during the broadcast from Carrara Stadium, with the spotlight instead put on speeches and musical performances. "Again, we got that wrong". "We were concerned about the welfare of athletes", he explained. "We wanted athletes to be part of and enjoy the Closing Ceremony".
  • Players summoned from changing room for halftime penalty

    Players summoned from changing room for halftime penalty

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    The players had just ventured down the tunnel and into their respective dressing rooms for half-time when the referee, Guido Winkmann, suddenly ordered them all back out onto the pitch. "We thought that when the whistle goes for half-time, that the first 45 minutes are ticked off", Freiburg sporting director Jochen Saier told Eurosport.
  • Blue Jays-Royals cancelled by roof damage from falling ice

    Blue Jays-Royals cancelled by roof damage from falling ice

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    Outside the dome, police cordoned off pedestrian areas around the CN Tower with yellow caution tape and posted signs warning of falling ice. Authorities say no injuries have been reported, but several windows in nearby office buildings were smashed and at least one vehicle was struck.
  • Images Show Western Airstrikes' Effects in Syria

    Images Show Western Airstrikes' Effects in Syria

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    At the council meeting Saturday morning, Russia's ambassador to the UN Vasily Nebenzya said that the bombing "makes an already catastrophic humanitarian situation in Syria even worse". Charter and that if they continue, "it will inevitably entail chaos in worldwide relations", according to a Kremlin statement Sunday. Putin, the Kremlin added, stressed that if "such actions, carried out in violation of the UN Charter, continue, it will inevitably lead to chaos in worldwide relations".
  • LeBron James Still Confident After Cavaliers' Shock Loss To Pacers

    LeBron James Still Confident After Cavaliers' Shock Loss To Pacers

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    By the end of the first quarter, the Pacers had a 19-point lead and were tactically superior to the Cavs at crucial points throughout the game. If you've been following the NBA based on national broadcasts this year, you'd probably think the Cavs were clearly better than the Pacers .
  • School board, community members recognized

    School board, community members recognized

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    Cornell School District was the only district in the state to be recognized as both a Title I High Achieving School and a Beating the Odds School. Educational Statesmanship: Todd White, El Dorado Union High School District, is an advocate for public education in the community and was recognized for his efforts toward enriching and improving the educational experience for all students.
  • Man City crowned Premier League champions after rivals United lose

    Man City crowned Premier League champions after rivals United lose

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    Foster only appeared 23 times during his five seasons with Man Utd , as the 35-year-old Englishman says prioritising his family meant that he could not meet the demands of playing for a club at the top level. The champions have scored 93 times and conceded on 25 occasions. Ultimately, Rodriguez was the hero for West Brom - and City. West Brom are the bottom team and that indicates how important and decisive the game will be for them; they need points.
  • Mets' nine-game win streak snapped in 5-1 loss to Brewers

    Mets' nine-game win streak snapped in 5-1 loss to Brewers

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    The Mets scored what proved to be the decisive runs in the fifth, when Jay Bruce delivered an RBI double and Adrian Gonzalez lofted a sacrifice fly before Bruce raced home on a wild pitch to give NY a 6-2 lead. Chacin gave up one run and five hits in four innings. Reliever Justin Grimm (0-2) took the loss, surrendering two runs on three hits, a sacrifice fly and sacrifice bunt.