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Author: 0 James leads Cavs sweep Pacers into second round

Cleveland outscored IN by just 16 combined points, the smallest-ever margin of victory for a four-game sweep. It was the 91st double-double of his playoff career (fourth most in the last 30 seasons). The Cavs were down ten after the first quarter and by fifteen after the second quarter, leaving them with a 25-point lead by the Pacers at halftime.

Author: 0 Penguins' Hagelin a game-time decision for Game 2 vs. Caps

Boston just dropped a first-round series to the Ottawa Senators. Through eight playoff games this year, Holtby has gone 4-2-2, posting a.911 save mark and 2.62 GAA. For a team that really loves banners, this had to be traumatizing for the Capitals. Apparently that meant throwing as many players on the ice as possible.

Author: 0 Capitals vs. Penguins live stream, Game 4

Now, his Capitals are on the verge of elimination following their 3-2 loss in Game 4 of their series against the Penguins and he's putting it on his shoulders. Karlsson also played during the first round with two microfractures in one of his feet from blocking a shot late in the regular season, somehow still playing better than everyone else on the ice in the process.

Author: 0 Joshua bans mom from watching Klitschko fight

I'm going to defend Klitschko a bit, as he has developed a (quite deserved) reputation for being in some unexciting fights. "The build-up to the fight is different to anything else I have had". It's the way I express myself and it's probably why I find ways to be relaxed. "He's a master tactician, so everything that I've learned in the ring and the gym will have to come out when we get it on".

Sports Boko Haram: Nigeria Secures Release Of 82 More Chibok Girls
Author: 0 Boko Haram: Nigeria Secures Release Of 82 More Chibok Girls

The girls were released near the town of Banki in Borno state near Cameroon and will be transported to the capital, Abuja. The next kidnapped girl wasn't found until May 2016, when she wandered out of a Nigerian forest asking for help, according to witnesses.

Sports Rampant Real thrash Granada after Barca down Villarreal
Author: 0 Rampant Real thrash Granada after Barca down Villarreal

Barcelona holds the tiebreaker over Madrid, but Madrid has three matches to play after this round to Barcelona's two. Lionel Messi has become the first player in Europe's top five leagues to score 50 goals this season after netting twice against Villarreal .

Author: 0 Whew! Raptors blow 25-point lead, but beat Bucks 92-89

The Raptors DeMar DeRozan carried the team with 33 points and also had their win. The next offensive possession for the Raptors didn't lead to a probability jump that was quite as large as what resulted from the Joseph three before it, but it represented the proverbial nail in the coffin and will stand as one of the defining highlights of this series.

Sports Parker hurt as Spurs draw level
Author: 0 Parker hurt as Spurs draw level

And if San Antonio overcomes Parker's injury to triumph, probably behind MVP candidate Kawhi Leonard and a surge by point guard (and Saint Mary's product) Patty Mills, it will surely be less potent. "You know how a player is playing you", he said. The Spurs shot 54.5 percent in Game 2 versus 36.9 percent in Game 1 , where they missed 53 out of their 84 shots.

Author: 0 James scores 35, Cavs take 3-0 lead with 115-94 victory

While James scored 35 points for the Cavaliers, Lowry did not play at all for the Raptors because of a sprained left ankle. "But you run into the champs and you've got the ultimate challenge earlier than expected". With Kyle Lowry sitting out with an ankle injury, DeMar DeRozan had his best game of the series with 37 points to lead all scorers. "But next guy, everybody else has to do something a little bit more to fill whatever void it is he can't fully do out there on the court".

Sports Higuain's stoppage time strike foils 10-man Torino
Author: 0 Higuain's stoppage time strike foils 10-man Torino

Said the German: " The derby is a kind of match-point for us". Massimo Allegri compared Torino with their last opponents: " Torino are a similar side to Atalanta and Monaco in that they also play a direct style of play and they've players blessed with pace and who are strong technically".

Sports 9-2 favorite Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby in the slop
Author: 0 9-2 favorite Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby in the slop

Coming off the far turn, Battle of Midway and Irish War Cry offered their challenges, briefly threatening to turn this Derby into a battle royal, but Velazquez had not yet called upon Always Dreaming for his best. He was caught by the outrider and walked back to the barn on his own. It was up for grabs in the final furlong with several horses still having a shot.

Sports DeRozan, Raptors finish Bucks
Author: 0 DeRozan, Raptors finish Bucks

With the win, the Raptors have advanced to the second round to face the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers. Toronto lost to IN and Miami previous year IN Game 6 before rallying to win Game 7. The Bucks' crowd was chanting loudly at the time, and DeRozan quickly silenced them with his jam. Toronto now leads the series 3-2 against Milwaukee, and a win tonight will officially eliminate Milwaukee from the playoffs.

Author: 0 Green shows range, leads Warriors past Jazz for 2-0 lead

But similar to Game 7 of the Finals last season - when Green hit six of eight 3s - his stroke has returned at the season's most important time. "Obviously their gameplan is to have whoever's guarding Draymond sit in the lane", Mike Brown said.

Sports Bundy earns 5th victory as Orioles beat White Sox
Author: 0 Bundy earns 5th victory as Orioles beat White Sox

The right-hander is tied for the major league lead in wins and has pitched at least six innings in each of his seven starts. In comparison to the second half of 2016 when he was acquired by Baltimore at the trade deadline, Miley has allowed just 8 earned runs in 31 innings of work this year.

Author: 0 State of Play in Premier League Title Race

With the Ivory Coast global winger in excellent form this season and continuing to improve, rumours linking the attacker with a switch to White Hart Lane at the end of the campaign are still circulating. With five games remaining Chelsea, who beat Tottenham in the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday and Southampton in the league on Tuesday, both by 4-2 scorelines, lead Tottenham by four points.

Author: 0 Road sweet road: LeBron relishes away games in playoffs

LeBron James has moved past Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the No. 2 scorer in National Basketball Association playoff history. LeBron James scorched Toronto for 39 points and became the NBA's second all-time leading scorer in the postseason in the Cleveland Cavaliers' 125-103 win over the Raptors on Wednesday in Game 2 of this Eastern Conference semifinal.

Sports Watt recalls brother JJ's draft night as he prepares for his own
Author: 0 Watt recalls brother JJ's draft night as he prepares for his own

We are so proud of James and thrilled that our neighbors got themselves a world-class person and player". The Steelers are great at coaching up raw talent. Clearly, he is not the finished product, but in a team that prides itself on developing great linebackers, Watt is in a position to only get better under the tutelage of defensive coordinator Keith Butler and former Steeler and now outside linebacker coach, Joey Porter .

Sports Red Sox permanently ban fan for racial slur at another fan
Author: 0 Red Sox permanently ban fan for racial slur at another fan

According to a team press release on Wednesday , a fan has been permanently banned from Fenway Park after being caught directing a racial slur toward another person during Tuesday night's game. James noted he didn't know who was responsible for the racism directed toward Jones, which the Orioles player said included being called the n-word "a handful of times".

Author: 0 Wild eliminated; Hawks net a win

He has scored two of the Wild's five goals in the series, totaled 13 on-target shot attempts, which is tied for the second-most on the team, and played sound defense on the other end. Louis (2015); eliminated by Dallas in the first round (2016); and eliminated by the Blues (2017). If my memory is right, this didn't always get the center thrown out of the draw which still confuses me but at least we have a better explanation for the face off fiasco that occurred in game 3.

Author: 0 Capitals replace Holtby in goal for 3rd period of Game 2

It was Nicklas Backstrom who then spoke up. Yeah, obviously, it's never where you want to be, but the playoffs are made of big moments. Pittsburgh already won Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series 3-2 at Washington on Thursday.