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Sports Rob Gronkowski Dented the Lombardi Trophy Using It as a Baseball Bat
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Gronkowski being the jokester that he is, asked Julian Edelman to throw a pitch at him. But sure enough, Gronk switched from a batting stance to bunt the ball, making a loud enough sound to ensure that he made contact. "We're thinking, he's not gonna swing the bat, he's not gonna do it", says Pats safety Duron Harmon in the video. For now, New England executive vice president of media relations Stacey James said, "we're going to keep the dent and tell the story".

Sports GB's Norrie into Monte Carlo last 16
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That being said, Dmitrov is playing an exceptional opponent and he will be a massive underdog for this match. Canadian revelation Felix Auger-Aliassime advanced into a second-round contest with third seed Alexander Zverev after beating Argentine qualifier Juan Ignacio Londero 7-5, 7-6 (7/5).

Sports Red Sox Get into Rhythm With a Shutout of the Orioles
Author: 0 Red Sox Get into Rhythm With a Shutout of the Orioles

Means allowed one run on four hits in five innings to drop his ERA to 1.98, and the relief corps of Evan Phillips, Paul Fry and Lucas tried to keep it a one-run game. He was hit in the head by a curveball from Oakland RHP J.B. Wendelken the day before. The Red Sox have won 43 of their last 62 divisional games and are 40-16 in their last 56 home games overall.

Sports Manchester United must get rid of Fred and Alexis Sanchez
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England global Jadon Sancho, who plays for Borussia Dortmund, is one option under discussion. Manchester United need to revamp their squad - there is no doubt about that. "Now we're seeing a bit more of what they're like". He'll have to find a different method to how Jose Mourinho went about it but that shouldn't be a problem.

Sports Jimmie Johnson Completes Boston Marathon
Author: 0 Jimmie Johnson Completes Boston Marathon

She added that she plans to race in the Chicago Marathon in October. McCormack has been showing excellent form recently as she chases qualification for Tokyo. The Maryland native finished third last year in Boston, but this year he took home the top prize with a time of 1:21:36. Daniel Romanchuk holds the American flag at the finish line.

Sports Blue Jackets fans banned from bringing brooms to Game 4 vs. Lightning
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The Columbus Blue Jackets edged the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 in Game 3 and are now just 1 win away from their 1st ever playoff series victory. Tampa Bay captured the Presidents' Trophy after finishing with a 62-16-4 record during the regular season, while Nikita Kucherov scored the most points since the salary cap was instituted, but its profound success didn't translate against a red-hot Columbus squad.

Sports Focused Klopp urges Liverpool to get job done in Porto
Author: 0 Focused Klopp urges Liverpool to get job done in Porto

Moussa Marega has scored in all four of FC Porto's home Champions League matches this season. "If we were 2-0 down and going into the home leg, would we think we were out?" FC Porto coach Sergio Conceicao reckons Liverpool are " the best team in the world " on their day as the Portuguese side face up to the daunting prospect of overturning a two-goal deficit in their Champions League quarter-final.

Sports 5 edge rushers the Raiders could target in the 2019 NFL Draft
Author: 0 5 edge rushers the Raiders could target in the 2019 NFL Draft

The Arizona Cardinals still hold the wild-card at No. 1 overall, with rumors and reports flying in every direction about their potential intentions. Murray met with the Oakland Raiders, who reportedly have interest in the Heisman Trophy-winner. It remains to be seen if Murray fits the profile of passer that Gettleman and the Giants prefer, but if he does, the events of the past week suggest that they could have a legitimate chance come away with him as the crown jewel of their draft class.

Sports Juventus v Ajax: Matthijs de Ligt revels in Champions League run
Author: 0 Juventus v Ajax: Matthijs de Ligt revels in Champions League run

Once regarded as a major power in European football, Ajax have in the last 10 years have become a feeder club, signing players at a young age, helping them mature and developing their game before selling them on. Cristiano Ronaldo predictably popped up with a flying header to snatch a potentially vital away goal at the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam last week .

Sports New England Patriots Signing Veteran WR Demaryius Thomas
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During his brief stint in Houston, he caught 23 passes for 275 yards and two touchdowns. A source told Ian Rapoport of NFL Network that the deal is for one year and worth up to $6 million. He said just prior to his Texans release that he wasn't thinking about retiring. He pleaded guilty to reckless driving and, as part of a plea deal, had the felony charge of vehicular assault dropped.

Sports Bears-Raiders game in London set for Oct
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The Jaguars will be playing a home game in London for the seventh-consecutive season while Houston played its first-ever global game at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City during Week 11 of the 2016 season vs. The team will also play home games at Raymond James Stadium against the Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons, Houston Texans , Indianapolis Colts , New Orleans Saints, New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers.

Sports Bettor wins more than $1M on Tiger, sportsbook's 'biggest loss ever'
Author: 0 Bettor wins more than $1M on Tiger, sportsbook's 'biggest loss ever'

Tiger Woods won his fifth Masters on Sunday marking his first major since 2008 and his 15th in total-enough to tie Novak Djokovic's Grand Slam count, though eight shy of Serena Williams' 23. McIlroy and Justin Thomas are right behind them at 12/1. "I thought it was a pretty neat look back in the day", Woods said about repeating the fashion choice .

Sports Seahawks sign QB Russell Wilson to $140 million extension
Author: 0 Seahawks sign QB Russell Wilson to $140 million extension

The deal also includes a no-trade clause as well. Wilson's 2015 extension averaged $21.9 million, which at the time made him the second-highest-paid quarterback in terms of annual average below Rodgers at $22 million. He is a six-time Pro Bowler who has passed for 25,624 yards over seven seasons. A dual sport athlete while attending North Carolina State and Wisconsin, Wilson was drafted by Major League Baseball's Baltimore Orioles and Colorado Rockies in amateur drafts and has attended ...

Sports Gary Lineker reacts to Man United’s 3-0 loss to FC Barcelona
Author: 0 Gary Lineker reacts to Man United’s 3-0 loss to FC Barcelona

Leo is Leo, we all know what we can do. But Messi insisted that despite his own luck, Barcelona are worth their place in the semi-finals of the Champions League . The entertaining factor was replaced by plenty of tension and poor play, and apart from a magical first 15 minutes from Barcelona which earned them the only goal of the game, it was not a night to remember in England.

Sports Eight cars fail inspection before Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway
Author: 0 Eight cars fail inspection before Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway

The two have history together; Logano moved Truex on the final lap at the Playoff race in Martinsville last fall, and the move helped Logano win his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship. "I think that's the reason why you need to enjoy it in pro sports because you know, odds are, this ain't going to keep happening". They include the cars of local favorite Denny Hamlin, a three-time victor on the 0.75-mile oval, Chase Elliott and Matt Tifft .

Sports Ronaldinho: Why can't Spurs win the Champions League?
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Man City were -440 favorites to advance before the first leg and are still the betting favorites at -160 to overcome the one-goal deficit. Before anyone says "but Manchester City " to argue for Chelsea giving Maurizio Sarri more time and money, they should consider two things.

Sports Ep. 93: Previewing Pacers-Celtics with Bob Kravitz
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Carter believes there will be vast pressure on Irving going into the playoffs, but backs the six-time NBA All-Star to take it on and affect games and quarters like he did during the regular season. The Pacers had no answers at the offensive end of the floor in Game 1 of this series. "I just really want to be aggressive and really be the head of the snake".

Sports Ovechkin punch puts Carolina rookie Svechnikov into concussion protocol
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Sitting in the penalty box moments after jackhammering his right fist into the face of fellow Russian Andrei Svechnikov , Alex Ovechkin plopped a bag of ice on his knuckles. That's the worst part of it that you see when guys get hurt. It's his first fight. So, if that's the case, it's a little different. Ovi hip checks a guy and goes after Dubinsky.

Sports Real Madrid target Mane assures Liverpool: I want to be a legend
Author: 0 Real Madrid target Mane assures Liverpool: I want to be a legend

Mane is now enjoying the best season of his career, having broken his best goals tally whilst playing in England already. Real Madrid are adamant that they won't let such a huge prospect leave only a year after signing for £40m, however, and have rebuffed Liverpool's suggestion.

Sports NBA Playoffs 2019: Ranking The 10 Best Players In The Postseason
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Joel Embiid played in only 10 of the 76ers' 24 games since the All-Star break, and general manager Elton Brand told reporters Wednesday that "it is possible" the team's best scorer and rebounder won't be ready to start the playoffs. The 82-regular season is officially over with the playoff seeds all set. If it wasn't for his postseason failures, Harden might have an argument to top the list.

Sports National Basketball Association playoffs 2019: Gregg Popovich becomes winningest coach in National Basketball Association history
Author: 0 National Basketball Association playoffs 2019: Gregg Popovich becomes winningest coach in National Basketball Association history

His three-point play at the 4:54 mark of the period extended the lead to 74-61 and, when Harden drilled a stepback 3-pointer with 3:09 left in the third, the Rockets reclaimed their 15-point lead. Utah seemed convinced it must stop Harden, hoping the other players wouldn't be able to beat them. The final score was San Antonio 101 and Denver 96.

Sports Nazem Kadri suspended remainder of first round for vicious cross-check
Author: 0 Nazem Kadri suspended remainder of first round for vicious cross-check

Kadri and DeBrusk have developed something of a personal rivalry over the course of this young series, with the two getting tangled up Game 1 and exchanging words from their respective benches. There's an explanation and video of that play. "Instead, this is a player retaliating against an opponent by using his stick as a weapon to make forceful and direct head contact".

Sports Brooklyn Nets Lead Off Postseason With Upset Of Philadelphia 76ers
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Jimmy is made for the playoffs because its tight defense and Jimmy is the best 1on1 guy Philly has apart from Joel Embiid (when he is in the paint, he remains a work in progress outside of it). Saturday's game made Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich the winningest coach in National Basketball Association history, as he saw his 1,413th victory, both regular season and playoffs combined.

Sports Watford won't be distracted by the FA Cup Final, insists Gracia
Author: 0 Watford won't be distracted by the FA Cup Final, insists Gracia

Initially, ex-gunner Mikel Arteta was rumoured to be a front-runner for the job but Emery's interest in taking over the North London side was enough to sway the board in his favour. "We spoke with the players, they felt our support and it's all we can do in this moment, try to be together, to help them and nothing else". Watford are now 10th, but with a game in hand over Everton and Leicester, Gracia knows the importance of making that count.

Sports 76ers fans boo team in Game 1 of playoff series vs Nets
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And Sky Sports have live coverage of the 76ers vs Nets game, starting at 7.30pm BST on on Saturday. He said he was trying to get his wind back too, after sitting most of the past week and a half. It's a long series and despite giving up home-court advantage, Butler showed that he can be the dynamic player Philadelphia is hoping he'll be for their playoff run.

Sports Sunk cost of Sanchez holding Man United back
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The 30-year-old Chilean forward, who scored 47 goals in 141 appearances for Barcelona from 2011-14, has been absent for six weeks due to a knee injury. The same article states that Solskjaer is already working with the club's recruitment team to identify players that could improve his squad this summer.

Sports Trump to award Woods Medal of Freedom
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That's next on the list for Tiger Woods . Trump has promised a lot on Twitter, so it remains to be seen if Tiger will actually receive the Medal, but as of now it's been a pretty great week for the golf icon. Sunday's win was the 15th major victory of Woods' career and his first since 2008. Patrick Reed places the green jacket on Tiger Woods of the US after Woods won the 2019 Masters .