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Tom Brady Praises Bill Belichick 'Greatest Coach of All Time'

It's no surprise Tom Brady and the New England Patriots have real estate in the minds of many Denver Broncos fans. He's regarded as one of the best quarterbacks to ever play the game. On the other hand, who are we to ascribe happiness to an National Football League player who has maniacally spent his career obsessed with winning and who is coming off a frustrating Super Bowl loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, punctuated by the question mark of Pro Bowl cornerback Malcolm Butler's notable ... Read More »

Fiala double overtime hero for the Predators

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Arvidsson finally put Nashville back up (3-2) with a glove side blast with just 1:19 remaining in the second period. "It was very big for us". But as this series has gone so far - we're two games in and it's felt like a lifetime (in a good way) - Winnipeg didn't go away. Read More »

Trump pushes Korean truce village for Kim summit

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As a result, USA officials are still arguing for Singapore as a possible location for the talks, telling Trump it presents a more neutral option, the sources said. Trump's rating with Gallup as of Sunday stood at 42 percent, the highest it has been with the polling company since the start of last May. The talks culminated after weeks of warmed relations between the two countries. Read More »

Jaylen Brown intends to return for Game 2: 'I'll be back'

But Stevens and the Celtics didn't give them that opportunity in Game 1 - a 117-101 Boston win at TD Garden. "[He] still has some soreness", said Stevens. The Celtics will start Rozier, Smart, Tatum, Horford, and Baynes. Brown averaged 20.5 points over the first six games of the Milwaukee series. The most that Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen ever combined for in the playoffs or regular season was 79. Read More »

Dodgers SS Seager to undergo TJ surgery

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This is an absolutely brutal blow for the Dodgers and Seager, who was placed on the disabled list Monday as a result of the injury. Seager's bat is crucial to a Dodgers team trying to return to the World Series after losing to the Astros in seven games last season. Read More »

Terry Rozier, Eric Bledsoe praise each other after tough series

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During that game, a recorded message pumping Celtics fans up from Drew Bledsoe , the former Patriots quarterback, played on the scoreboard. With this Grade-A level troll, expect Rozier to drop 50 in Game 1 . The two also had a brief dust-up in Game 5. "I've got to take my hat off to him". The 24-year-old's biggest moment came in game one when he nearly broke Bledsoe's ankles with a devastating crossover and step-back before nailing a huge clutch three-pointer. Read More »

Hurricanes terminate Ron Francis' contract

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Carolina president Don Waddell has been leading the search for a new general manager, who will report directly to owner Tom Dundon. The Hurricanes, meanwhile, have not made the playoffs since 2009. And now Francis and Nieuwendyk are out. Carolina was a victor at the draft lottery over the weekend. Francis spent 16 of his 23 National Hockey League seasons with the Hurricanes/Hartford Whalers, and is the franchise leader in goals (382), assists (793) and points (1,175). Read More »

Raiders OL Donald Penn being investigated for domestic violence

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The report says that Penn supposedly slapped her butt and poured a drink on her head . TMZ Sports reported police in the Los Angeles area responded to a call Sunday, but Penn had already fled the scene when they arrived. "There was a verbal disagreement", White said via text message. In any manner, there is likely much more to come on this front in the coming days to get to the bottom of this issue to see if there is validity to this situation. Read More »

Tigers Drop Series Finale in Baltimore, 5-3

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Detroit is second in the AL Central at 11-and-15, three games out of first. He last pitched in nightcap of the Pittsburgh doubleheader Wednesday, giving up a run on two hits in two innings. "Proud and commend our guys for getting the tying run to the plate and fighting our way all the way back", Orioles manager Buck Showater said. "But (trailing big early) creates not much margin for error ". Read More »

Dallas Cowboys use fifth-round pick on QB Mike White

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Dallas thought otherwise. The linebacker from Boise State was fifth in the country in tackles and had three interceptions and four sacks in the 22nd-ranked defense last season. While playing in Palo Alto, Schultz recorded 55 receptions for 555 yards and five touchdowns. He'll join Cooper Rush as the quarterbacks behind starter Dak Prescott . Read More »

Pat Riley hopes to fix issues between Hassan Whiteside and Erik Spoelstra

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But I say that in jest, because all the men who do that, I'm sure they provide a good service. Pat Riley is planning the Heat's future and hopes to move from good to great. In his exit press conference, Pat Riley voiced his concern about Whiteside's performance. Riley plans to facilitate that intervention. "That problem is that he's going to have to do something to change because he's a helluva player", Riley said of getting Whiteside. Read More »

Mourinho Finally Reveals What He Really Wants From Manchester United

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Speaking after United's win over Arsenal, Mourinho said: "I don't know if he is going to be out". Mourinho won the EFL Cup and Europa League in his first year at Old Trafford and has an FA Cup final against Chelsea in three weeks to look forward to, while he is close to securing United's best Premier League finish since Sir Alex Ferguson retired. Read More »

Stephen Curry will play without minutes restriction in Game 2

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Curry has participated fully in four consecutive practices. "He came out and looked good". "If it were up to me, I would have played for about 20 minutes tonight", Curry told ESPN after the Warriors' victory on Saturday. Since Curry has been out, the Warriors have posted a 9-7 record, including a 5-1 mark in the postseason. So far, Steph Curry has missed 10 regular-season games and six post-season matchups during his rehab from a Grade 2 MCL sprain. Read More »

Toronto Raptors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 5/1/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Smith took time to send a joking social media message to teammate LeBron James . The 33-year-old James logged 41.1 minutes a game in the opening round, sitting briefly in Sunday's deciding game because of muscle cramps. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, giving them homecourt for the conference playoffs. Raptors vs Cavaliers tv channel schedule is on TNT. The Raptors are a much-improved defensive team with ample scoring options from the bench, but they will first have to shake off ... Read More »

No timetable for Leafs' GM search, Lamoriello to stay on as advisor

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With Frederik Gauthier and Miro Aaltonen already AHL veterans, Lindholm is in tough to make the Maple Leafs roster but could be a nice fit with the Toronto Marlies for the beginning of next season. Auston Matthews and Nazem Kadri are the only two National Hockey League centres now under contract with the Leafs for 2018-19. As for who could be in line to replace Lamoriello in Toronto's general manager office, it's believed that the Maple Leafs will promote from within. Read More »

Vikings exercise fifth-year option on CB Trae Waynes

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The team announced the move on Monday afternoon , with safety Harrison Smith noting just how valuable an asset Newman is to the team. Newman, who has spent the past three seasons with the Vikings, has played under Zimmer for nine of his 15 previous professional seasons, including stints in Dallas (2003-06) and Cincinnati (2012-13). Read More »

Heisman Trophy Winners Bookend 2018 NFL Draft's Wild First Round

That made sense too. A few minutes after that, the Browns called and told Mayfield he was going to be drafted No. 1 overall, so he actually got the worst phone call followed by the best. But Mayfield wasn't coming back to OH without facing more questions about his infamous flag plant. "I'm not blind to that", he said. "Character is important", Dorsey said. Read More »

UFC's Israel Adesanya to headline July event at The Palms

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The televised event will take place at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. As for Adesanya, he recently earned a split decision win over Marvin Vettori at UFC Glendale. He's now riding a four-fight winning streak that includes victories over Caio Magalhaes, Elias Theodorou, Thales Leites and Krzysztof Jotko . Adesanya has made waves since first joining the UFC roster and now he'll take a decided step up in competition as he faces Tavares in July. Read More »

Cleveland Browns 2018 undrafted rookie free agent tracker

He planted an Oklahoma flag in the middle of the field at Ohio State and grabbed his crotch while directing expletives toward opponents at Kansas this past season. Coach Hue Jackson told reporters in Cleveland that the Browns will list Tyrod Taylor and Drew Stanton ahead of Mayfield, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Read More »

Rajinikanth starrer 'Kaala' grand audio launch to happen on this day

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Sources close to the team reveal that the makers are planning to hold a grand audio launch on May 9 in Chennai . Notably, Kabali , unlike many other Rajinikanth films, had a low key audio launch. This will be Santosh Narayanan's third collaboration with Pa Ranjith , who is the director of the film. Thank you all so much for the love and energy! "#kaala1million (sic)", he tweeted, hours before Dhanush announced the release date of Semma Weightu . Read More »

Gary Sanchez's Homer Gives Yankees a 9th Straight Win

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It was Sanchez's seventh homer of the year. Gregorius threw high to first after fielding Mike Trout's broken-bat grounder in the third. The Yankees' ninth straight win gave them a three-game sweep of the Angels and sent them to Houston for a four-game series with the defending World Series champion Astros on a high note. Read More »

Liverpool frustrated, Southampton and Palace boost survival chances

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Despite Phillips' strike, bottom of the table Albion's eight-season stay in the top-flight would still be over if 17th placed Swansea beat Chelsea at the Liberty Stadium later on Saturday. Burnley's participation in the Europa League next season is nearly confirmed after they drew 0-0 at home to Brighton , Liverpool drew with Stoke at home and Everton beat Huddersfield . Read More »

Patriots select LSU QB Danny Etling in seventh round

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The Patriots also signed wide receiver Chris Lacy (Oklahoma State), defensive end Trent Harris (Miami), and defensive back A.J. Moore (Mississippi). - Traded 51st overall pick to Chicago Bears for 105th overall pick and a 2019 second-round pick . There was a heavier-than-expected emphasis upon offense in the Patriots' draft, which included a record eight trades (four on Saturday). Read More »

Dodgers' Cody Bellinger Benched by Dave Roberts for Not Hustling vs. Giants

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Bellinger told reporters following the game he had been unaware at the time what the reason was for being benched, but he was very surprised. "I'm always hustling. Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen has allowed six earned runs in 9 2/3 innings (he allowed 10 ER in 68 1/3 last year), and his velocity has been down . More importantly, they are already seven games behind the front running Arizona Diamondbacks in the NL West and begin a four-game series with their rivals on the road Monday. Read More »