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The Chicago Bulls are in a position where they need to hit on a few draft picks in consecutive years to turn around the franchise. "Magic and I just have a real level of confidence and optimism", Pelinka said. 1 pick is Ball anyway, and that the Sixers are able to get their first choice in Fultz. Most mock drafts have Fultz-Ball-Jackson as the top three.
  • Yankees put Chapman on DL with rotator cuff inflammation

    Yankees put Chapman on DL with rotator cuff inflammation

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    ESPN reported that Chapman will be reassessed after two weeks, which means that he could be out longer. Chapman wasted a three-run, ninth-inning lead on May 7 at Chicago Cubs, leaving after two outs and 36 pitches in a game the Yankees won 5-4 in 18 innings.
  • Undefeated Saracens retain European Rugby Champions Cup

    Undefeated Saracens retain European Rugby Champions Cup

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    Saracens retained the European Champions Cup - and completed the first half of their quest for a second successive double - after a 28-17 victory over Clermont Auvernge at Murrayfield . Saracens centre Brad Barritt said: "We'd have taken a win no matter what". "It's not a nice feeling to be the first to lose all three finals - we've just got to hope that next year's going to be our year".
  • Man United, Ajax set up final clash

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    Ajax advanced to their first European final in 21 years despite a 3-1 defeat to Lyon in France, the Dutch side progressing 5-4 on aggregate. They claimed a Champions League crown in the 1994-95 season under former United manager Louis van Gaal and also won the Uefa Cup, the Europa League's predecessor, in 1991/92.
  • Consistent Chelsea deserve top position, says West Brom's Pulis

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    The Blues can win the title with victory against West Brom on Friday night, after they moved seven points clear of second placed Tottenham with a 3-0 win against Middlesbrough on Monday. Chelsea were without their injured France global N'Golo Kante, who won this season's PFA and football writers' Player of the Year awards, but Spaniard Cesc Fabregas controlled the midfield with nearly languid confidence in his absence.
  • Mourinho Has Confirmed Who He Will Start In The Europa League Final

    Mourinho Has Confirmed Who He Will Start In The Europa League Final

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    Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera believes they were forced to suffer in qualifying for this season's Europa League final. So, winning the Europa League know becomes top priority for the Portuguese tactician, as the victor of the competition enters the Champions League .
  • Palestinian hunger strike enters fourth week

    Palestinian hunger strike enters fourth week

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    The Media Committee of the Commission of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs and the Palestinian Prisoners' society, present the summary of the twenty fourth day of the collective hunger strike, which was embarked by the prisoners' movement in the Israeli jails, under the title of "Freedom and Dignity strike" since 17th April, 2017.
  • Rafael Nadal moves to Madrid Open finals after Djokovic win

    Rafael Nadal moves to Madrid Open finals after Djokovic win

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    And he took the match on his second match point to set up the date with Nadal. Should he lift the trophy again in Madrid , Nadal will overtake Roger Federer in the world rankings and return to the top four. "I played really well tonight". 'Rafa was obviously a better player today' , recognized Djokovic, who lost 6-2 6-4. "It's true that some matches are more important than others", Livetennis.com quoted Nadal as saying.
  • J.B. Holmes, Kyle Stanley share lead at Players Championship

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    Jon Rahm of Spain, the best newcomer on the PGA Tour, was five shots behind when he started and missed the 54-hole cut with an 82. After a slow start Saturday, bogeying three of his first four holes, Stanley settled into his round and hit 13 of 14 fairways en route to an even-par 72 to remain tied for the lead with J.B.
  • Premier League Permutations: What can be decided this weekend

    Premier League Permutations: What can be decided this weekend

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    It would equal the club record and set a new mark for successive home league wins within the same campaign. The Reds are now in third but their spot in the Champions League qualification spots is under threat with both Manchester City and Arsenal breathing down their necks, which isn't helped by the fact that they have taken just four points from the last nine available.
  • Hustle is the key to Wizards playing better at home

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    Isaiah and company beat the Wizards 123-101 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. If the Boston-Washington series goes seven, the victor meets the Cavaliers on Wednesday night. The Celtics bigs outplayed the Wizards bigs and though Marcin Gortat still grabbed 11 boards, he was ineffective for much of the game. The home team wins.
  • Alonso's McLaren gushes liquid in breakdown during practice

    Alonso's McLaren gushes liquid in breakdown during practice

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    The two-time Formula One champion has yet to finish a race this season due to reliability issues with his auto and its troublesome Honda engine. Two-time champion Fernando Alonso said he will be open to offers from rival teams if McLaren continues to struggle next season.
  • Thomas lobbies for calls with Celtics-Wizards series tied

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    Bradley Beal hit 11 of 16 shots for a game-high 29 points. This second-round playoff series between the Celtics and Wizards has been the very definition of home-court advantage. "I'm not surprised", Oubre said after practice Saturday. Thomas later talked about how unbalanced the calls were. "We're still down one, still down in the series".
  • Roberts named captain of Wales' summer tour

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    In the backs , Aled Davies, Steff Evans, Keelan Giles , Owen Williams, Rhun Williams and Tomos Williams. "I've got my clothes sorted for the next 10 years". "We play Wales straight after the All Blacks in Samoa so it's great to have two tier one countries in build-up, leading to those qualification games later".
  • Genie Bouchard Defeats Maria Sharapova in 1st Match Since Calling Her 'Cheater'

    Genie Bouchard Defeats Maria Sharapova in 1st Match Since Calling Her 'Cheater'

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    Sharapova, victor of five Grand Slams, tested positive for the banned heart medication meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open. Bouchard, one of the most outspoken players against Sharapova's return to tennis following a doping ban, jumped up and down after converting her second match point in a match that was pulsating enough to be mistaken for a final.
  • Advocaat returns as Dutch boss for third time

    Advocaat returns as Dutch boss for third time

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    Advocaat, 69, previously managed Oranje between 1994-96 and 2002-04 as well as assisting his country for a further three spells, the most recent of which was a year ago. "I never promised Ten Cate anything". He has also managed the United Arab Emirates, South Korea, Belgium, Russia and Serbia. They are struggling to qualify for the FIFA World Cup in 2018 as well; they're languishing down in fourth place in Group A after five games, having lost their most recent qualifier 2-0 to Bulgaria.
  • Juventus beats Monaco 2-1 to reach Champions League final

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    Juventus are heading for their sixth successive Serie A title and produced an utterly clinical display in the first leg. Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri, quoted on the official Juventus website: "You make it to the final to win it and I hope this is the right year".
  • Why Mourinho was not bothered about losing to Arsenal

    Why Mourinho was not bothered about losing to Arsenal

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    I tried to win. Mourinho believes it will be "impossible" to finish in the top four but that might be down to his own negativity in a season when other teams, most notably Spurs, have reaped rewards for adventure. "And because we go with everything on Thursday and we can not go with everything against Tottenham ". "I'm disappointed with the result, not the performance at all", he added.
  • Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers

    Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers

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    And even in his absence, we want to kind of live up to that. Much like the entire first-round series. Damian Lillard had 34 points for Portland . "He didn't do any further damage", Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts said, per the Oregonian's Mike Richman .
  • Capitals rally past Penguins in Game 5 to avoid elimination

    Capitals rally past Penguins in Game 5 to avoid elimination

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    Washington Capitals center Lars Eller (20), from Denmark, celebrates as teammate Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russian Federation, scores a goal as Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) and teammates Olli Maatta (3), from Finland, Ron Hainsey (65), watch the puck go into the net during the third period of Game 5 in the second-round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Washington .
  • Torino Frustrate Leaders Juve, Napoli Cruise Past Cagliari

    Torino Frustrate Leaders Juve, Napoli Cruise Past Cagliari

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    With Afriyie Acquah already on a yellow, the highly rated Ghanaian midfielder lunged into a challenge on Mario Mandzukic that saw him send off. What is the fourth official there for? "I went over the top, I know that, but it was an unjustifiable error".
  • Mesut Ozil to stay at Arsenal as he reconstructs driveway

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    But that's me. I won't change my body language or my style of play drastically any more . "The guys who come in when they are 20 years old and you have to tell them to be on time and after training he goes out quickly, you can forget about after 30".
  • Kings XI beats Royal Challengers by 19 runs in IPL

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    Before that though, the double-barrelled assault had stunned the enthusiastic in-house DJ into total silence while adding another layer of grey to Kohli's facial foliage. Chinnaswamy Stadium. "You know as I said you're trying your best but this is just not coming together as a whole and you know to win games of cricket you need good performances with the bat or with the ball".
  • Kristaps Porzingis: That Clippers tweet is mystery to me, too

    Kristaps Porzingis: That Clippers tweet is mystery to me, too

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    The Knicks have lost a total of 101 games in Porzingis' first two seasons in the National Basketball Association. It's well known Carmelo Anthony would waive his no-trade clause to join the Clippers. The toxic atmosphere pervading the Knicks has led some to speculate whether Porzingis is already thinking about playing elsewhere as he develops in his career.
  • LaVar Ball's company unveils son Lonzo Ball's $495 shoes

    LaVar Ball's company unveils son Lonzo Ball's $495 shoes

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    The Balls received what can only be described as an outpouring of backlash for the overpriced basketball sneakers, but LaVar continued to exude tremendous arrogance, saying anyone who couldn't afford them isn't a "Big Baller". After those three companies turned away from the deal, LaVar Ball said he planned to deliver on a co-branding deal and was looking at smaller companies, such as Peak, Li-Ning, and Anta.
  • Austria's Lukas Pöstlberger wins first stage on debut

    Austria's Lukas Pöstlberger wins first stage on debut

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    With over 4,000 vertical metres of climbing, the race's second stage was animated by an early attack as six riders - Daniel Teklehaimanot (Dimension Data), Lukasz Owsian (CCC Sprandi Polkowice), Ilia Koshevoy (Wilier Triestina), Evgeny Shalunov (Gazprom - Rusvelo) and Simone Andreetta (Bardiani CSF) - broke clear after just six kilometres.