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Oilers 'fine' with underdog status in Ducks series

At one point, Thornton put up over 20 minutes in one playoff game, a remarkable (and remarkably painful) feat. "That's how you win in the playoffs". they've got a tremendous amount of confidence right now, whereas San Jose, I don't want to say they weren't confident, but they had a tougher finish than Anaheim did", said McLellan.



Brewers 1B Thames left the field in top of 8th

Eric Thames , the hottest hitter on the planet, spent the last few years socking dingers in the Korean Baseball Organization. He said after the game he expected to play Friday. Thames scored from first on a double by Ryan Braun . Milwaukee has now outscored its opponents, 27-8, in the opening inning this season. Thames' insane spurt of home runs has predictably opened him up to PED accusations, but he's shot those accusations down and continued to hit dingers.



Conte lauds Chelsea for passing Southampton test

He said: "I am ready for whatever the club decides". Eden Hazard is in no rush to sign a new contract with Chelsea amid ongoing speculation Real Madrid are interested in luring the Belgium global away from Stamford Bridge. 'It is never enough. Speaking personally, I'm never exhausted of winning. "Even last season when we finished 10th, our target this season was to win trophies".


Sam Mitchell returns as Eagles youngster set for Western Derby debut

Sam Mitchell returns as Eagles youngster set for Western Derby debut

The 184cm midfielder was recruited by West Coast with Pick 57 in the 2015 AFL National Draft and has played predominantly in the midfield for East Perth with short stints across half back. Nathan Vardy struggled as the sole recognised ruckman in last week's loss to Hawthorn, and Simpson is weighing up whether to add Jonathan Giles to the ruck mix.



Spurs stay in touch with Chelsea with 8th straight PL win

With less than a month of the Premier League season left it remains Chelsea's title to lose but Tottenham Hotspur defiantly stayed in contention by grinding out a 1-0 victory at Crystal Palace on Wednesday. Palace manager Sam Allardyce rued his side's exhaustion in the closing phases, having defeated Liverpool on Sunday - 24 hours after Spurs played Chelsea in the FA Cup.



Raptors know they got their rears kicked by Bucks

For the first time in the series, the Raptors were able to really keep a lid on Antetokounmpo and it really helped to keep the Bucks quiet given their lack of depth. For Toronto, Powell contributed 12 points in the 34 minutes he was given, along with four assists. Lowry also had a bit of a redemption game although he didnt have as far to come back from.He had 18 points, four assists and four rebounds while not turning the ball over.