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In final hours, Hernandez thought of family, not football

In final hours, Hernandez thought of family, not football

Hernandez was found dead in his cell on Wednesday. He said that officials had no concern that Hernandez might take his own life, and said if they had had any such worries he would have been transferred to a mental health unit. "Once that is complete the brain will be released to Boston University ", Bennett said. Reporters asked Baez if he thought Hernandez suffered from CTE, but Baez would only say, "We need to leave no stone unturned and we need to specifically do everything possible to ... Read More

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Lukaku right to snub West Ham twice

But Bilic will be buoyed by the return of key central defender Winston Reid, who has shaken off his own groin problem. Reports this week claimed that Bilic was involved in a bust-up with Sakho prior to the fixture with the Black Cats over the striker's refusal to be a substitute, but the manager claimed those rumours are untrue. Read More

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Pickford deserves award more than Alli, says Moyes

Bilic said: "There is no pointing fingers". "He contributed to an all-round good team performance, we needed that and I'm glad to see him", he continued. If we are talking about the goalkeeper for that goal, it's very hard for a goalkeeper. Borini rescued a point in the 90th minute, but Sunderland , now without a win in eight matches, need victories rather than draws in their desperate situation and it was no surprise to hear Moyes and his players jeered at full-time. Read More

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Phil Jackson's Dumb Comments About Carmelo Anthony Are Nothing New

Phil Jackson's Dumb Comments About Carmelo Anthony Are Nothing New

The 32-year-old knows what he wants and that is to win a championship. Begley reported that Anthony is "strongly leaning" toward waiving his no-trade clause this offseason if he's presented with a trade. Anthony and Jackson just can't continue to coexist in the same franchise. The Knicks are hoping that potential landing spots for Anthony - the Cavs, the Clippers, the Celtics, the Wizards - all bomb in the postseason and become desperate, setting up a bidding war. Read More

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After winning gold, Rose is going for green jacket

After winning gold, Rose is going for green jacket

Rickie Fowler is a stroke back. Charley Hoffman, the first-round leader and second-round co-leader, had a two-shot lead with five holes to play on Saturday. But with that being said, even when you're playing conservative lines, you still have to execute. You still have to play smart when you have to. "I'm glad to get that scoring average down a little", he said. Read More

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Wilson scores in OT as Caps survive scare to beat Leafs

Wilson scores in OT as Caps survive scare to beat Leafs

This was a damned hockey game. Game 2 is near on the horizon, and the Capitals have a lot to consider. "The first period we certainly showed that we can play with them", said Leafs defenceman Matt Hunwick . "He got us a big couple goals and fought hard all game". He knows what it's like to take a team deep into the playoffs. The Caps also got the best player available at the trade deadline in Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk . Read More

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Bulls, Pacers grab last 2 spots in NBA playoffs

Bulls, Pacers grab last 2 spots in NBA playoffs

Hoiberg said he expected his team to embrace the pressure. There has to be a better way to ensure the postseason features only the best teams, and there is. Rajon Rondo was back in the Chicago starting lineup after missing the past three games with a sprained right wrist. I have to side with the Bulls and the points. Read More

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Rangers-Canadiens: Three keys to first-round playoff series

Rangers-Canadiens: Three keys to first-round playoff series

Tanner Glass scored the game-winner for the visitors at 9:50 of the first period as he jumped on a loose puck after a Montreal face-off win and shovelled a backhand past an unsuspecting Carey Price . While secondary scoring was needed this game, the team can not rely on Glass to provide it going forward. Furthermore, the Canadiens went from being the most-penalized team in the National Hockey League to the least penalized from when Julien took over. Read More

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One For Arthur wins Grand National at 14-1

One For Arthur wins Grand National at 14-1

He just jumped so well and never missed a fence. After avoiding a falling horse, Definitly Red became the highest-profile casualty when the tack slipped and left them unable to race on. Trained by Lucinda Russell — the partner of former eight-time champion jockey Peter Scudamore — One for Arthur became only the second Scottish victor of the race. Read More

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NFL Investigating Vegas Arm Wrestling Competition

NFL Investigating Vegas Arm Wrestling Competition

Secondly, and far more importantly, the National Football League really needs to figure out its mind-numbing, double-standard on casinos and gambling before the Raiders complete their move to Las Vegas . The league is entitled to their rules, but as is often the case, there are some questions about consistency in enforcement. He is still officially retired and will not be fined by the NFL, Rapoport reported. Read More

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Tebow hits second home run for Columbia Fireflies

Tebow hits second home run for Columbia Fireflies

The Fireflies would go on to win the game, 6-0. What people doubted was his ability to continuality produce these plays. Tebow turned on an inside pitch and crushed it over the right-field wall. And the former National Football League quarterback added to his highlight reel with another blast Sunday. Last season, Spirit Communications Park averaged 3,785 fans for 69 home games. Read More

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Sharks Cs Thornton, Couture day to day heading into playoffs

Sharks Cs Thornton, Couture day to day heading into playoffs

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The San Jose Sharks are hobbling into the playoffs instead of rolling into them. The Edmonton Oilers Foundation announced Monday the 50/50 jackpot went unclaimed on Saturday, March 25, 2017. "It's important to realize that you can't be satisfied with the fact you're in the National Hockey League". The Sharks allow 3.25 more unblocked attempts (71.19 FA60) and 2.34 more shots (49.31 SA60) than the Oilers (67.94 FA60, 47.97 SA60), and that discrepancy was on full ... Read More

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Leonard Fournette Could go No. 1 Overall in the NFL Draft

Leonard Fournette Could go No. 1 Overall in the NFL Draft

Browns head coach Hue Jackson have already met with Myles Garrett and the 21-year-old DE even revealed to ESPN Magazine that the Browns are going to draft him . The interviewer asked him about his huge Combine performance, and the comparisons of his workout numbers to running backs and wide receivers. "So I just wanted to show them I could stay on course and be disciplined and do what I have to do". Read More

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Pineda gives Yanks a good start

Pineda gives Yanks a good start

Nearly immediately after hitting "send", Pineda surrendered an extra base hit to Rays third baseman Evan Longoria , dashing Pineda's hopes of pitching the 24th ideal game in Major League Baseball history. "He was a four-pitch mix", the manager said. The Rays were able to push him out of the game by the end of the fourth inning, and by that time they had already scored four runs on eight hits, including a homer. Read More

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Monday night national game highlights Cleveland Browns 2017 preseason schedule

Monday night national game highlights Cleveland Browns 2017 preseason schedule

The third and most meaningful contest will be between the 24th and 27th against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, followed by the yearly pre-season climax game against the Chicago Bears either on August 31 or September 1. The Browns have even been allotted a rare primetime spot with an August 21 Monday Night game against the Giants. The two teams also met in last year's preseason finale. Read More

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