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Will the real Rockets and Warriors reveal themselves in Game 7?

They huddled together in the hallway at Oracle Arena late Saturday night, seemingly calling a truce so both sides could have a nice holiday weekend. Under other circumstances, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr and Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey probably would be friends, drinking Modelos together after six games of a Western Conference […]

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The Rockets’ heartbreaking failure to launch

Their superstar pair of playmakers fit together phenomenally as James Harden and Chris Paul shared the reins of one of the most potent offenses in NBA history. Paul had no problems sliding into a co-star role after deciding to leave the LA Clippers to come to Houston. Harden had the best year of his career […]

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Pirates manager says it’s ‘open season’ on catchers after Anthony Rizzo slide

Pirates manager Clint Hurdle called it “open season” on catchers after Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo took out the legs of catcher Elias Diaz on a force play at home plate in the eighth inning of Monday’s 7-0 win by the Cubs. Rizzo was easily out at home on the ground ball hit to […]

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Olney: Hot commodities in the relief pitching market

Manny Machado will be the most discussed trade target of the summer in the media, because of his superstar pedigree and because of his impending free agency. But the Kansas City Royals’ Kelvin Herrera could turn out to be the most-talked about among teams, with the highest volume of suitors. While Machado’s market will be […]

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Intriguing competition at wide receiver for Patriots

Perhaps the thing that stood out more than any other during the New England Patriots’ organized team activity on Tuesday was the presence of wide receiver Julian Edelman, who is coming back from a torn ACL suffered last August. Nicknamed “The Squirrel,” Edelman brings a high level of competitiveness that has been noted by his […]

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Odell Beckham’s doing everything this spring for new contract

Odell Beckham Jr.’s presence this spring comes with a purpose. It’s not simply for show, to learn the new offense or for the extra work. He can get the latter at his offseason home in California if he so pleased. Beckham is out to prove that the New York Giants can trust their star wide […]

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Ovechkin, Holtby shine in Game 7, Caps beat Lightning 4-0

The rest of the Capitals joined him for a team photo after beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Wednesday night in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final, a victory that sent Washington to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 20 years. A decade of playoff frustration is fading fast.cheap nfl […]

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Report: David Quinn Hired as Rangers Head Coach After Alain Vigneault’s Firing

The New York Rangers reportedly hired Boston University head coach David Quinn on Tuesday to assume the same role in their organization, according to John Shannon of Sportsnet. The Rangers fired former head coach Alain Vigneault last month after going a disappointing 34-39-9 and missing the playoffs in 2017-18. Quinn has been the head coach […]

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Dejan Lovren: Liverpool different in all but name since last Real Madrid clash

Dejan Lovren believes Liverpool have come a long way since the last time they faced Real Madrid, insisting “the only thing that is similar to that night is the name.” Lovren was part of Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool team that were beaten by Real Madrid 3-0 in the group stages of the Champions League back in […]

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Liverpool in Champions League final: The agony and ecstasy of following the Reds

Only a tiny percentage of Liverpool’s fan base will be in Kiev for Saturday’s Champions League final against Real Madrid. The rest will be sat in front of their televisions at home or in various bars and open-air venues watching on big screens. Many will even be at Anfield.official nfl jerseys cheap Reaching a European […]

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