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I had good teachers along the way. Klay Thompson did make New Orleans pay, leading the Warriors with 27 on four 3-pointers and was unconscious in the second quarter when they outscored the Pelicans 41-21 and essentially ended the game.
  • Pelicans, Anthony Davis will challenge Warriors defense

    Pelicans, Anthony Davis will challenge Warriors defense

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    Though Golden State has more firepower with four All-Stars on their team, New Orléans has talent on its roster as well. That means the Golden State Warriors' defense will face a far different test than what San Antonio presented in the first round of the National Basketball Association playoffs when New Orleans arrives for Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals Saturday night on the defending champions' home floor.
  • Former Eagles kicker David Akers destroys Cowboys fans at NFL Draft

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    Past year the Eagles ran a lot of two-tight end sets with Celek on blocking downs and Burton on passing downs. "He's a tremendous weapon we can utilize". Goedert stands 6-foot-5, 260 pounds. Imagine this formation: Goedert and Ertz both split out wide to opposite sides, Jeffery in the slot, Agholor at H-Back, and then quarterback Carson Wentz and running back Jay Ajayi in the backfield.
  • Jurgen Klopp backs Steven Gerrard as Rangers rumours swirl

    Jurgen Klopp backs Steven Gerrard as Rangers rumours swirl

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    Three decades ago, another Liverpool great Graeme Souness became Rangers' player-manager and enjoyed great success north of the border and Benitez feels despite lacking experience at that level, Gerrard would command instant respect. Gerrard is one of the best footballers of all time and is world-class, and appointing the former Liverpool star would be a blockbuster move for Rangers.
  • Chargers won't bring back Antonio Gates

    Chargers won't bring back Antonio Gates

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    As for the Rams, they didn't have a pick in the first two rounds. The day after choosing the best available player with their first-round National Football League draft pick, the Chargers on Friday filled needs in their defensive front seven, selecting USC Linebacker Uchenna Nwosu in the second round (48th overall) and North Carolina State defensive tackle Justin Jones in the third round (84th overall).
  • UNC's case earns a place in NCAA commission's report

    UNC's case earns a place in NCAA commission's report

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    And it has entangled schools such as Kansas, North Carolina State, Louisville and Miami, among others, though prosecutors withdrew a criminal complaint in Feburary against one of the defendants, a youth hoops program director. Permit students to receive meaningful assessment of their professional prospects earlier, with assistance from NCAA-certified agents. One of the most prominent points of interest within the press conference was the idea of getting rid of the "one-and-done" rule, which ...
  • Redskins select LSU running back Derrius Guice with pick No. 59

    Redskins select LSU running back Derrius Guice with pick No. 59

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    But here's the thing: getting a running back with this much talent so late in the second round could prove to be a great steal. "I've talked to a lot of general managers who are concerned about accountability", ESPN NFL analyst Todd McShay said on Friday night during the broadcast of the draft.
  • Betts Hits Two Home Runs, Red Sox Beat Blue Jays 4-3

    Betts Hits Two Home Runs, Red Sox Beat Blue Jays 4-3

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    Updates with new lede. The Red Sox have played Holt nine times at shortstop this season, seven times at second base and once each in left field and right field. Eduardo Rodriguez got the win to improve to 3-0 this season after giving up all three runs on six hits while striking out three over 6.2 innings of work.
  • Penguins erase 2-goal deficit, beat Capitals 3-2

    Penguins erase 2-goal deficit, beat Capitals 3-2

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    Hagelin won't even make the trip to Washington , which likely eliminates him from contention for Game 2 as well. Malkin took morning skate with his teammates Thursday, wearing a white jersey, which indicated he wasn't cleared for contact.
  • Philippe Coutinho posts emotional tribute to Andres Iniesta

    Philippe Coutinho posts emotional tribute to Andres Iniesta

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    But that's all about to change at the end of the season. BC-SOC-Barcelona-Iniesta's Legacy, 866Iniesta exit deprives Barca of humble star who kept winningAP Photo TH103, TH105, EM106, EM102Eds: With AP Photos. Asked about his future, Iniesta added: "There are still things to be sorted". This mix of grace and excellence earned him the respect of opposing fans when Barcelona was playing away from home.
  • NFL Draft: Pittsburgh Steelers find a steal in Mason Rudolph

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    Stamford native James Washington heard his name called during the second round of the NFL Draft tonight. Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph . Washington has the tools to be one of the more explosive wide receivers to emerge from this draft class, and Rudolph should at least help him develop on the practice field.