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The 453 runs scored in the match was the second-highest aggregate in IPL history. Before this, the highest total this season was 214 for 3 against Gujarat Lions. Rohit Sharma then hit a full toss down the throat of long-on two overs later, and Nitish Rana's slog found Guptill at midwicket. When Pandya was dismissed at the start of the seventeenth, it still appeared MI would accomplish the chase - with a well-set Pollard batting at the other end.
  • Deshaun Watson gets emotional reading letter from mother at National Football League draft

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    It's a little disrespectful". That was the case with new Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, who was handed a letter from his mother after being selected in the top 15 by the Texans on Thursday night . When former Rutgers quarterback Tom Savage finally got an opportunity to start in the National Football League last season, he got injured and couldn't start in the playoffs.
  • Champions League semifinals: Spotlight on Real Madrid

    Champions League semifinals: Spotlight on Real Madrid

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    The defender has played with Atletico's youth squad since the 2007-08 season after moving to Madrid from France aged 11. Atletico Madrid have tied down Lucas Hernandez to a new five-year contract after the defender was linked with a move to Manchester United.
  • What, exactly, was Chris Coghlan thinking with that slide?

    What, exactly, was Chris Coghlan thinking with that slide?

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    The St. Louis Cardinals will be looking to bounce back after a series-opening loss to the Jays that snapped a 3-game winning streak. A pinch-hit two-run homer by Jose Martinez off Joe Biagini erased the margin and then after Jose Bautista delivered an RBI single in the ninth inning off old friend Brett Cecil, Dexter Fowler responded in kind off Roberto Osuna.
  • 16 players could leave after relegation from Premier League

    16 players could leave after relegation from Premier League

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    You have to give Sunderland credit, they don't hang about. Sunderland have been relegated from the Premier League after losing 1-0 at home to Bournemouth as Hull drew 0-0 at Southampton. In our game against Sunderland at Dean Court earlier this season they won by 2-1 and played with 10 men from the 59th minute, but managed to score the winning goal when Jermain Defoe put a penalty away in the 74th minute.
  • Rondo guides Bulls to 2-0 lead over Celtics

    Rondo guides Bulls to 2-0 lead over Celtics

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    It's going to be hard for the Celtics to get outrebounded as bad as they did on Sunday. Stevens said that after services for Thomas' sister, the star guard intends to rejoin the team Friday for Game 3 at Chicago. "He got us good shots early to get us some confidence". He's a confident kid and that rubs off on all the other guys. Rajon Rondo looked solid in 27 minutes of work, with 12 points and six assists to his credit, but he'll have to stay out of foul trouble, as he racked up five ...
  • NBA Playoffs open thread: Bucks vs. Raptors and Hawks vs. Wizards

    NBA Playoffs open thread: Bucks vs. Raptors and Hawks vs. Wizards

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    Finally, the Bucks have struggled to take advantage of matchups in their favor, and have had trouble stopping Toronto from taking advantage of favorable matchups. Each postseason has had its own storyline - whether it be Paul Piece blocking Kyle Lowry in the dying seconds of Game 7 in 2014, getting swept in the first round by the Washington Wizards in 2015, or last season's run that saw the Raptors come within two games of the National Basketball Association finals.
  • Teenager's wish will come true by announcing Ravens first draft pick

    Teenager's wish will come true by announcing Ravens first draft pick

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    A Maryland teen will have the opportunity to fulfill his dream by announcing the Ravens' first-round pick Thursday in coordination with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the team confirmed Saturday. Oh, and if this story wasn't good enough, TJ's cancer has been in remission since February, so there's a lot to like here. If the Ravens trade out of the first round, there is a chance he could announce Baltimore's second-round selection.
  • Dyche Says Rooney Can Replace Injured Ibrahimovic

    Dyche Says Rooney Can Replace Injured Ibrahimovic

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    United's unbeaten Premier League run of 22 games is the longest within a single season by any team since their own 24-match streak in 2010-11. I think it is what it is, there is a lot of media speculation about things these days. "The one everyone thinks is not that good anymore, I think he's decent - the boy Rooney, I always think he ain't bad". United could narrow the gap to fourth placed Manchester City to just a single point on Sunday, but Mourinho admitted his side are in "trouble" ...
  • Researchers to look for CTE evidence in Hernandez's brain

    Researchers to look for CTE evidence in Hernandez's brain

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    Aaron Hernandez's brain is being turned over to his family after his lawyer accused authorities in MA of "illegally" keeping it from them, NBC News reports. "You know", Ward replied. "Was I there?" Baez asked. "You were at the autopsy", Ward said. Hernandez's family wants his brain to be studied by the Boston University CTE Center for a brain disease found in some football players.
  • Larry Bird delivers Pacers' 2021 All-Star bid in an Indy car

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    With the win against the Pacers, the Cavs are now the first team this season to have won the first round, 4-0 among any other teams in the league. The column does give reason as to why the Lakers should avoid George as the centerpiece of the current rebuild and cites his treatment of teammates along with other variables, so perhaps it's with that context those teammates felt comfortable offering up this information.
  • Ohio State CB Gareon Conley accused of rape; no charges filed

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    Conley's attorney, Kevin Spellacy, told Cleveland.com that the accusations are "ridiculous and ludicrous". Conley has not been arrested nor have any charges been filed against him as Cleveland police investigates the allegations. She says he then kicked her out of the hotel room. A Cleveland Police Department spokesperson told Land-Grant Holy Land that at this time, no warrant has been issued and no formal charges have been filed.
  • Nadal beat Goffin to reach Monte Carlo Masters final

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    Rafael Nadal of Spain poses for photos after the final match with his compatriot Albert Ramos-Vinolas at the ATP World Tour Masters Monte Carlo in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, April 23, 2017. He also said that he thinks that he is playing better and he has more confidence. "I feel lucky to keep playing tennis [and] being healthy all those years, in order to compete in one of the most lovely events of the year", Nadal, who won his first title since last April, said.
  • Bills don't match Pats' offer sheet for Gillislee

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    Because the Bills had tendered Gillislee at an original-round level, they will receive a fifth-round pick (163rd overall) from the Patriots as compensation. Foster. Buffalo signed Mike Tolbert in free agency and used a fifth-round draft pick last season to select Jonathan Williams so they still have a full stable of running backs to work with.
  • Nadal to face Ramos-Vinolas in final

    Nadal to face Ramos-Vinolas in final

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    Nadal, who is also chasing his 50th career clay court title, has slipped only once in the title match of Monte Carlo - against Novak Djokovic in 2013 - and went on to win last year's title even after not being in the best of forms. After being taken to deuce three times Goffin finally held or so he thought when Nadal hit a return too long. He failed to convert any of these but the break was inevitable next time around when Ramos-Vinolas served, as Nadal moved into a 3-1 lead after ...
  • Marlins' Chen, Ziegler no-hitting Mariners through 8 innings

    Marlins' Chen, Ziegler no-hitting Mariners through 8 innings

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    Until that point, three Marlins pitchers had combined to hold the Mariners hitless through 8 1/3 innings of an eventual 5-0 Mariners loss. The home run was Ichiro's first at Safeco Field since 2012, when he still played for Seattle . He allowed all four runs in the first three innings, including one on a wild pitch. Miami built a early four-run lead for Chen by scoring single runs in the first two innings against Mariners starter Yovani Gallardo (0-2) before Justin Bour hit a two-run ...
  • Kevin Durant still questionable for playoff Game 3 Saturday

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    They have not yet been tested, so Durant could get another game of rest to preserve his strength for the remainder of the playoffs. "That's the most frustrating thing, we could at least be up 2-1 and really be in the driver's seat in this series", George said one day after in blew a 26-point lead and lost for the third time in six days.
  • Browns have zeroed in on choice with No. 1 draft pick

    Browns have zeroed in on choice with No. 1 draft pick

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    With this years draft being dubbed a developmental year for quarterbacks the Browns are again plagued with the question, do we reach for a signal caller or do we take best player available. With only days to go and eleven picks, most National Football League execs are asking the same question, what are the Browns planning? "Could we in theory?" "I think the one thing for ourselves, we'd like to move back and acquire more picks in this draft if possible".
  • Attorney, Authorities Battle Over Aaron Hernandez's Brain

    Attorney, Authorities Battle Over Aaron Hernandez's Brain

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    Baez, who has been retained by the Hernandez family to investigate his death, had said he may take the medical examiner's office to court. The Boston Globe reported "John 3:16" was written on the former New England Patriot's forehead after he committed suicide at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in MA, where he was serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder conviction.
  • Man Utd into Europa League semis, but at a cost

    Man Utd into Europa League semis, but at a cost

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    The Belgians did quite well but the Red Devils always had the edge. The goal came 97 minutes after United had taken the lead through Henrikh Mkhitaryan's low drive. "So when you reach a certain level, and he reached that level for a long time, I don t think it makes sense". Celta Vigo, Ajax and Lyon joined United in the semifinals on Thursday.
  • UFC 210: Jon Jones make gruesome prediction for Daniel Cormier rematch

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    After landing several hard punches to the side of Johnson's head, Cormier secured the rear-naked choke and tapped Johnson the same way he did in their first encounter in May 2015. "I'll miss MMA and every aspect of the game, but my time is over and I'm ready to watch the new generation take over". Those fights on the fight pass start at 6:15, the main events on the pay per view start at 10:00.