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Joshua wins world boxing title defense against ex-champ Klitschko

Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua :Who takes the shine? Klitschko stood, but was again dropped by a left hook moments later, and then stood again, only for referee David Fields to save the challenger when pinned against the ropes. "As I said, I'm not flawless but I'm trying and if you don't take part you're going to fail", said Joshua who was put on the canvas for the first time in his career. Read More

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Bills' Sammy Watkins Is Step Closer To Hitting Free Agency After 2017

Bills' Sammy Watkins Is Step Closer To Hitting Free Agency After 2017

In his first two seasons, the 6-foot-1 wideout snagged 125 passes for 2,029 yards and 15 touchdowns. The Buffalo News reported on April 28 that the Bills were unlikely to pick up the option because of Watkins' uncertain health status. Even if Watkins does have a productive year, but does not want to sign a multi-year extension, Buffalo could slap the franchise tag on him and keep him around for at least the 2018 season. Read More

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Senators survive another OT to advance in NHL playoffs

Senators survive another OT to advance in NHL playoffs

Here are some other notes from Bruins-Senators Game 6. The Ottawa Senators captain confirmed after Sunday's 3-2, series-clinching victory over the Boston Bruins that he has been playing with two hairline fractures in his foot. He made a big stop on a tip by Riley Nash with 4:25 to go in the period that would have tied it up. "That's all we had to do". It was his first goal of the playoffs. Read More

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Cowboys target pass defense with CBs Awuzie, Lewis

Second-round pick Chidobe Awuzie from Colorado is a versatile player who can play both outside and inside at cornerback and can also help out at safety if needed. His 26 tackles for loss were the most for a defensive back in school history. Rush didn't have much contact with the Cowboys during the pre-draft process and was surprised to hear from them. Read More

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LeBron James' Body Feels Worse When He Doesn't Play

Romar Mahabier, a Cavaliers fan, says the Raptors will need everything in them to stop the Cavaliers. Nearly too soon. But all eyes will be on Tucker. If the Toronto Raptors wanted to reach the first NBA Finals in franchise history, there was really no chance they were ever going to avoid LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers at some point in these Eastern Conference playoffs. Read More

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Giants to sit Davis Webb behind Manning for 2-3 years

Some people think he could go second round. Quoting a national scout, Rapoport said Webb "has Dak-like intangibles", referring to Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott . When Webb traveled to the Senior Bowl in January, he arrived two days early to throw with receivers and prepare for the week of practices. Manning is 36 years old, with three years remaining on his contract. Read More

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Mark Selby and John Higgins to meet in 2017 World Championship final

Mark Selby and John Higgins to meet in 2017 World Championship final

Selby also had a 132 break, and by winning with a session to spare he earned himself the evening off. Selby is the modern master of the sport, succeeding the likes of Higgins, Ronnie O'Sullivan and the retired Stephen Hendry. He always had the game but I don t think he had the belief. "He's definitely got the belief now". I had some lady luck on my side, and I managed to take advantage a couple of times and that is all that matters. Read More

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Broncos' Elway hoping to buck trend with pick of Walker

Broncos' Elway hoping to buck trend with pick of Walker

Louisiana Tech wide receiver Carlos Henderson realized a dream come true Friday night as the junior was selected in the third round as the 82nd overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos. He will go down as one the top defensive players in school history. But with the beef in the trenches and the help in the pass rush, the Broncos also needed the "juice" - the playmaking and speed on offense that they sorely lacked the last two years. Read More

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Looking to fill hole on OL, Packers sign veteran Jahri Evans

Looking to fill hole on OL, Packers sign veteran Jahri Evans

Watt if he's still on the board at No. 29 overall. Evans started all 16 games last season for New Orleans. He has made it to six Pro Bowls, won a Super Bowl with the Saints and brings a wealth of big-game experience to Green Bay. After the Packers lost more of their own players than they had hoped in free agency, their list of pressing needs is longer than usual. Barclay was re-signed to a one-year, $1.3 million deal in March but has largely disappointed when pressed into snaps. Read More

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Gareon Conley, Projected First-Round Pick, Accused Of Rape

Gareon Conley, Projected First-Round Pick, Accused Of Rape

Police later spoke to two witnesses who were in Conley's room, and one of them claimed that Conley "never touched" the woman and added that she "got mad because she got kicked out of the room". Conley was not at the hotel when police arrived. McShay also said Florida defensive tackle Caleb Brantley was charged with battery after a woman told police he had punched her, and both MI safety Jabrill Peppers and Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster tested positive for diluted urine samples at the ... Read More

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Eric Thames hits 11th homer in Brewers' 9-1 rout of Reds

Fortunately, as McCalvy reported on MLB.com, Brewers manager Craig Counsell said "it's not a big deal", and Thames said he expects to be back in the lineup Friday when the Brewers play their next game. He was rocked for eight runs, seven earned, in less than three frames to suffer the loss. No other player has eight home runs total this season. With Rookie Davis set to face Wily Peralta in the pitching matchup, the over/under now sits at 9.5 runs. Read More

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Dodgers call up top prospect Cody Bellinger to help outfield

Dodgers call up top prospect Cody Bellinger to help outfield

Bellinger's roommate, pitcher Trevor Oaks, had already been through this with another roommate (Chris Taylor) recently and he had to wake Bellinger. "I honestly think (Arizona) is up there", Bellinger said. Bellinger did not hit well during the Cactus League schedule, but has torn up Pacific Coast League pitching since the start of the regular season. Bellinger was hitting.343/.429/.627 with five home runs, 15 RBI's, 15 runs scored, and seven stolen bases in 77 plate appearances with ... Read More

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Eric Thames bashes his way into Brewers' record book

Eric Thames bashes his way into Brewers' record book

Cincinnati will send Scott Feldman (1-1, 2.38 ERA) to the mound Tuesday. Across 81 plate appearances (19 games) this season, Thames owns a.373/.481/.910 slash with 10 home runs and 17 RBI's. Thames is the first player in the modern era to homer in each of his first six games against an opponent, according the Elias Sports Bureau. "It is fantastic when stress levels decrease you actually have fun and be loose and are able to relax", Thames said. Read More

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Pastrnak owns 'really tough' experience taking OT penalty in loss

With a 3-2 overtime win over the Boston Bruins , the Sens have avoided a first round exit. Karlsson proved during the regular season and in this Round 1 series against the Bruins that he's the clear favorite for the award. "We battled hard", Rask said. If you don't expect that it's because you're not mentally ready for the playoffs. Now, they know what it's like. "My first experience (in the playoffs), I ended up in the box (in) the last game of the season", Pastrnak said. Read More

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