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Mixed emotions for Dixon after armed robbery

It's an odd position for Chevy, the dominant manufacturer since it returned to IndyCar competition in 2012, and has the makings for an ugly Indy 500 for the Bowtie Brigade. Thankfully, casualties don't occur as much anymore (the last one during a race was a fan struck by a tire 30 years ago). "Hopefully we can take it further forward in the race".

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Rainy practices makes pole favorites hard to find at Indy

The 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 takes place on May 28, but the field will officially be set this weekend, with qualifying occurring on Saturday and Sunday. The final of those five days of practice is Friday, dubbed "Fast Friday" because it sees teams run their cars in qualifying trim. Bourdais and Dixon are teammates in the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing Ford GT program in sports cars, and race in separate cars at endurance races in both the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and 24 ...

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Randy Brungard: A look ahead at the 142nd Preakness Stakes

Within days of his 2¾-length win in the Kentucky Derby, Always Dreaming was in Baltimore getting acquainted to the Pimlico surface. Jockeyed by John Velasquez, Always Dreaming is a 4-5 favourite in the Baltimore Race. Trainer Todd Pletcher wanted to give the Preakness favorite a relaxed day after he galloped with his customary aggression Thursday morning. Trainer Steve Asmussen could send Sunland Park Derby victor Hence (11th in Kentucky) out to battle for the lead, which ...

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Curry shines as Warriors crush Spurs, lead NBA series 2-0

Aldridge's closeout re-ignited the controversy that started when Zaza Pachulia stepped under Kawhi Leonard's foot that resulted in Leonard re-injuring his ankle. Popovich had no guess about Leonard's status for Game 3 , saying it would likely be decided as late as Friday or Saturday. Game 3 is on Saturday, May 20.

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Barcelona great Xavi concedes Real Madrid have LaLiga in their grasp

The hosts, coached by former Madrid player Michel, will be missing Zdravko Kuzmanovic and Bakary Kone, while Juanpi Anor is also doubtful. "At the time the academy [at Barcelona] counted for a lot". In truth, while the title was decided on the final day in 2010, there was little doubt about the destination of the La Liga trophy going into the final round of fixtures.

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Man City on brink of Champions League spot after beating West Brom

After nine seasons, two league titles, an FA Cups and a pair of League Cups, there's no doubt Zabaleta can be considered a modern legend. Guardiola said: "It was a flawless night, especially for Pablo". Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford looked set to foil Arsenal in the second half, saving from Aaron Ramsey and substitute Danny Welbeck, but in the 72nd minute the hosts' pressure told.

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Supergiant secure IPL playoff berth with big win

He is the only players who have played the play-off games on eight occasions and also the only player to be a part of maximum IPL finals. "He didn't take the responsibility as a captain and didn't perform". "You really need to peak at the right time in tournaments like this". The dilemma for Mumbai will be whether to play Nitish Rana or back their proven performer Ambati Rayudu, who has loads of experience and has been one of the mainstay of the batting line-up.

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Bobby Ryan lifts Senators past Penguins in OT in Game 1

They owe nothing to the game of hockey. The Senators look to sweep the first two games of this series and head back to the Canadian capital with a comfortable 2-0 series lead but they know that after losing the opener on Saturday that the Penguins will come out with a much better effort and play with a little bit of desperation in their game, especially on home ice.

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Concussion spotter couldn't pull Crosby for hitting boards

He didn't. His teammates noticed and the Capitals responded with back-to-back wins, extending the best-of-7 series. This will be the fourth time they will meet in a Game 7. Based on (Monday) night I dont see any reason why they wont.”. Down by two goals heading into a third period on home ice with a chance to win the series, one may have expected a strong push back from the Penguins.

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Joe Maddon upset about call against Cubs at second base

For the visiting Cubs, third baseman Kris Bryant will not start for the second straight game after being scratched late Friday with an illness. And don't tell me a middle infielder was in danger right there. It has nothing to do with safety and protecting the middle infielder. The Cubs also optioned pitcher Felix Pena to Iowa on Saturday. "There was nothing malicious about that slide".

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Miocic beats Dos Santos to retain UFC heavyweight title

Miocic and dos Santos are seeking to join exclusive heavyweight company. Judging by how his performances are going, it wouldn't be a surprise to see him make it three title defences with no stand-out heavyweight candidate to challenge him next.

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Bozak's OT goal gives Leafs 2-1 series lead

Need an example? Head coach Barry Trotz had several of them - in overtime alone. Andersen (47 saves) stopped Alex Ovechkin on a breakaway in the final minute of the first overtime. He finished second on the team's defence with 36 points. Game 3 is Monday in Calgary. Eastern Conference and 6-1 in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest.

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A strong field, an unpredictable course at Players

The Players Championship starts Thursday on the TPC Sawgrass, which offers a $10.5 million purse — even the runner-up gets over $1.1 million — a five-year exemption on the PGA Tour, a three-year exemption to the Masters and British Open and plenty of frustration when something goes wrong.

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Senate Republicans start health care push with missteps

One could lose coverage in the midst of chemo treatments and face the choice of going into debt or dying. Despite Republicans' assertion that the AHCA will lower health premiums, 42 percent of voters said they believe insurance costs will go up under the GOP plan and 37 percent said they expect costs to stay the same, the survey found.

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Bradley Scores Playoff High 29, Celtics Beat Wizards, Take 3-2 Lead

They played a good basketball game; they beat us". Wednesday night it was home to one of the best nights of Avery Bradley's career. Thomas finished with 18 points, marking the third straight game of which he scored less than 20 points. From three, the Celtics were at 57.1% and the Wizards were at 26.7% ( stats courtesy of ESPN ). He said he's found maturity to step back and not force plays that he might not have had earlier in his career.

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Ducks' reward for Game 7 win is date with Rinne and Preds

There are many reasons for wanting to face the Ducks and the Oilers . It was so close Ovechkin raised his arms thinking he'd scored. The deciding game in the Oilers' series against the Anaheim Ducks comes a day after a photo was released online , showing McDavid with two adoring fans at the Edmonton International Airport.

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Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

John Carlson and T.J. Oshie also scored for the Capitals. "We wanted to spread our scoring out". Backstrom has four goals in his last five games and goaltender Braden Holtby has regained his regular season form, while Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury has been human in the last two games.

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Rohit, Shami back; Rishabh Pant, Raina on standby for CT squad

Meaning, Manish Pandey will play as a reserve player. R Ashwin who missed the IPL owing to a sports hernia was included in the side along with Yuvraj Singh . "We respect IPL but in the longer format, we have to also consider the English conditions that we are playing in". No question marks here. Gabbar also struggled when he last played for India.

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Preds reach 1st Western final in team history, ousting Blues

We still could probably do a little bit better job, even the forwards as well. Michael Grabner, Rick Nash and Oscar Lindberg also scored, and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 26 shots. "It's not a one-man show here". - Today is the anniversary of last year's triple overtime game... or was it yesterday? "Both times , two rebounds, two goals".

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Mourinho to rest key men at Arsenal due to 'impossible' fixture demands

Rashford, who netted an extra-time victor against Anderlecht in the quarterfinals, drove a right-foot strike over the wall and into the far left corner in the 67th minute, securing United the advantage going into the second leg in Manchester next week.