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  • JuJu Smith-Schuster drafted by Steelers in second round

    JuJu Smith-Schuster drafted by Steelers in second round

    Smith-Schuster put up 10 touchdowns in each of the last two seasons, but peaked in 2015 with 89 catches for 1,454 yards and a 16.3 yard per catch average. During the NFL Network broadcast, analyst Charles Davis noted that the Steelers can't really count on Martavis Bryant , who was conditionally reinstated this week after being suspended the entire 2016 season for repeated violations of the NFL's substance abuse policy.

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  • Predators beat Blues 4-3 in Game 1 of second-round series

    Over the entire regular season, Nashville had a slightly better offense than the Blues (2.90 goals per game to 2.84), while St. Louis had a slightly better defense (2.63 goals against per game to 2.68). "He was a little frustrated with himself in the first series". It was the Blues' lone power-play goal in five chances. Ellis took the shot from the point and it deflected off Colton Sissons and then Neal before deflecting over Allen and into the net.

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  • Predators' Fiala out of playoffs after breaking leg

    Predators' Fiala out of playoffs after breaking leg

    Louis's series win over Minnesota was just a culmination of that. Two road teams blew a couple of two-goals leads in the third period, but then got a couple of fortunate bounces and scored a couple of opportunistic goals in the Western Conference semifinals.

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  • Hurricanes scoop up Scott Darling's rights from Blackhawks

    Hurricanes scoop up Scott Darling's rights from Blackhawks

    The pick the Blackhawks acquired was originally that of the Ottawa Senators , so it will fall in their draft slot. Darling has served as Corey Crawford's backup with the Blackhawks but again put up impressive numbers this season - an 18-5-5 record, with a 2.38 goals-against average and a.924 save percentage in 32 games played.

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  • Homers by Mancini, Schoop carry Orioles past Red Sox 4-2

    Pedroia lay on the ground for several minutes before being helped off the field. Returning in 2017 after missing nearly all of the previous season due to shoulder surgery, the injury comes at a less than ideal time for the Red Sox , who are also missing Dustin Pedroia .

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  • Mets' Cespedes limps off after injuring left hamstring

    Mets' Cespedes limps off after injuring left hamstring

    Cespedes had one arm over the shoulder of head athletic trainer Ray Ramirez and the other over the shoulder of first base coach Tom Goodwin as he slowly limped back to the Mets dugout. "We take that and try and do the best we can and it will turn around". But by far the most discouraging development was Gsellman only managing to get through four innings and the Mets' staff giving up a season-high 16 hits.

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  • Dustin Pedroia, Andrew Benintendi out of tonight's lineup

    Pedroia injured his left knee and ankle on the play and needed to be helped off the field. Donnie Hart got the first two outs in the ninth before hitting Marco Hernandez , and Darren O'Day closed it and earned his first save. Limited to three singles over the first three innings, Baltimore hit two singles, two doubles and two homers in a four-run fourth. "You never want to get hit in the head".

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  • Russian heptathlete stripped of Beijing 2008 bronze

    Russian heptathlete stripped of Beijing 2008 bronze

    The heptathlete had already been stripped of her 2011 world title and the Olympic bronze medal she won at London 2012 for doping. Sotherton had previously been upgraded from fifth to fourth when silver medallist Lyudmila Blonska of Ukraine was stripped and banned for life following a second positive test.

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  • Rafael Nadal eases into Monte-Carlo quarters

    World number one Sir Andy Murray has been eliminated from the Monte Carlo Masters after suffering a shock defeat against 15 seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin. Djokovic saved the first match point with an ace; the second one on his second serve; the third with a stinging forehand victor and a fourth when Goffin chopped a backhand into the net.

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  • Symptoms from previous surgeries to keep Warriors' Steve Kerr out

    Symptoms from previous surgeries to keep Warriors' Steve Kerr out

    Saturday saw the Portland Trailblazers make a little bit better effort against the mighty Golden State Warriors before going down 119-113 to fall to 0-3 in the series. According to NBA.com , additional players who are also listed as questionable for Game 4 are forward Shaun Livingston (right index finger sprain) and other forward Matt Barnes (right ankle/foot sprain).

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  • Cards' Wainwright has HR, 4 RBIs in first win of season

    Cards' Wainwright has HR, 4 RBIs in first win of season

    Milwaukee added a run in the fourth on Orlando Arcia's run-scoring double, and Braun hit his sixth home run of the season in the eighth, making it a 6-3 game and extending the Brewers' streak of games with a home run to 13. We needed that". To make room for Suter on the roster, OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis was designated for assignment. He struck out seven and walked two. "It does seem complicated to where he doesn't seem like he's got that power that he normally has", Matheny said.

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  • Green Bay Packers: 2017 Schedule Released

    Green Bay Packers: 2017 Schedule Released

    The Packers play the Bears in Chicago before this matchup and play in Pittsburgh on Sunday night the next week. In Week 2 , Green Bay will return to the scene of the crime - last year's season-ending 44-21 bludgeoning in the NFC Championship game at the hands of Matt Ryan and Julio Jones.

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  • Packers Will Face Seahawks, Falcons to Start Season

    Packers Will Face Seahawks, Falcons to Start Season

    The Packers-Seahawks rivalry will have a new twist this season with former Packers running back Eddie Lacy expected to be the featured performer in the Seattle backfield. The Green Bay Packers' schedule was released last night, and although the schedule doesn't look too tough for the Packers, there are still some very challenging opponents that the team will face next season.

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  • Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez dead after hanging self in cell

    FILE - In this Sunday Jan. 1, 2012, file photo, New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez (81) tries to break free of Buffalo Bills linebacker Chris Kelsay (90) during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in. Hernandez was found by guards hanged with a bedsheet at about 3 a.m. Wednesday. According to the Boston Globe, Hernandez may have died an innocent man in the state of MA due to an archaic legal principle known as "abatement ab initio".

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  • Michigan State player charged with criminal sexual conduct

    Michigan State player charged with criminal sexual conduct

    It's not clear when Robertson will be arraigned. Last Thursday, Meridian Township Police announced they were investigating a sexual assault that involved a player that was unrelated to the earlier case. Michigan State did not immediately comment following Friday's announcement. Arrest warrants alleging sexual crimes were issued for three of the unidentified players and one was issued for a non-sexual crime.

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  • EPL title race heats up as Chelsea loses at United

    And, unsurprisingly, Chelsea's defeat at United on Sunday went down well with several Spurs supporters on Twitter, with many looking forward to their potentially season-defining FA Cup semi-final meeting between the two at Wembley next weekend...

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  • Celtics' Thomas: Days since sister died hardest of my life

    Rondo's night ended with 11 points and 14 assists on a night when all five Bulls starters reached double figures. Dwyane Wade also scored 22 points, while Rajon Rondo had a vintage performance against his former team. "When I'm open, I normally shoot the ball", Butler said . "As a polished team we have to know when to take those shots and when not to". Harden had nine assists and seven rebounds, and Beverley, who had the unenviable task of guarding Westbrook, had a playoff career-best ...

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