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Daily Archives: 9th May 2018

Casey, Ujiri on the same page – but will it save Casey's job?

TORONTO – Less than 48 hours after losing in another four-game sweep to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri and head coach Dwane Casey spoke separately at their season-ending media sessions – and they had similar takeaways from the series. “One of those 11 shots (in Game 1) goes in, I think that takes your mental toughness and ...

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Stevens on NBCA Coach of the Year snub: 'No way I would have voted for me'

Brad Stevens’ work with the injury-ridden Boston Celtics this season was overlooked in the National Basketball Coaches Association’s recent vote for Coach of the Year, as he failed to garner a single vote from the 30 that were cast. The <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///news/1541963" href=""… NBA | theScore

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36 days to go: Match officials assemble

The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ is getting closer – 36 days to go! Between now and the start of the World Cup, we will take a closer look at a different statistic from the history of the tournament each day. 36 – The FIFA Referees Committee has appointed a total of 36 referees and 63 assistant referees representing 46 countries for ...

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Piscotty felt like his mother was with him during A's return

Stephen Piscotty felt the presence of his mother on Tuesday when he returned to the Oakland Athletics for the first time since her death. After a year-long battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which is more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, Piscotty’s mother, Gretchen, died… MLB | theScore

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Cubs sweep Fish behind Bryzzo, 8-run frame

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Addison Russell, Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant all homered — including the 100th of Bryant’s career — as the Cubs completed the sweep of the Marlins at Wrigley Field. Rizzo sparked the hits parade, going 3-for-5 with five RBIs, and Russell had a 3-for-3 day at the plate. Willson Contreras also recorded two triples and ...

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Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey named NBCA Coach of the Year

NEW YORK — Toronto Raptors Head Coach Dwane Casey is the 2018 recipient of the Michael H. Goldberg NBCA Coach of the Year Award, the National Basketball Coaches Association announced today. The Michael H. Goldberg NBCA Coach of the Year Award recognizes the dedication, commitment, and hard work of NBA Head Coaches and is presented annually to a Head Coach ...

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