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Every winner from the 2018 NBA Awards

After months of predictions and debates, the 2018 NBA Awards show took place in Santa Monica, Calif., on Monday night, and was headlined by Houston Rockets superstar James Harden taking home his first career MVP award for the 2017-18 campaign. Here are all the winners from this year’s event: Most Valuable Player Harden won this award after a spectacular season ...

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With last-gasp winner, Germany adds to comeback collection

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) World Cup watchers, write off Germany at your peril. Once again, Germany dug deep Saturday to eke out a late victory to keep its World Cup hopes alive. Having gone 1-0 down in the first half against Sweden, Germany equalized early in the second but despite a series of chances, a winning goal remained elusive and appeared ...

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NASCAR Roundtable: Will there be a new winner at Sonoma?

The Motorsport.com NASCAR team previews NASCAR’s first road course race of the 2018 season at Sonoma Raceway. Sonoma Raceway will host the first of three road course races this weekend. Who do you think has the best chance to punch their playoff ticket that no one’s talking about right now? Jim: Clearly with a good car behind him, A.J. Allmendinger ...

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Already a winner, Martin Truex Jr. now becoming a title contender

Martin Truex Jr. had won a race this season but Sunday’s victory at Pocono may have cemented his title contender status. Truex, the reigning Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion, was already in the playoffs and wasn’t exactly having a bad season, just not quite as dominant as the one he enjoyed last year. Sunday’s victory at Pocono Raceway should ...

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NASCAR Roundtable: Will there be another first-time winner at Pocono?

Two of the last three NASCAR Cup races at Pocono have been won by first-time winners. Will that trend continue this year? Two of the past three race winners at Pocono Raceway have been first-time winners. Who do you think we could see celebrating their first Cup win this Sunday? Jim: I would not be surprised to see Daniel Suarez come ...

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Late winner gives Hamilton Bulldogs breathing room at Memorial Cup

Marian Studenic woke up Monday morning with a sore throat and fever and wasn’t sure whether he was going to be able to play later that night. But the Hamilton forward overcame illness to score the winner later in the day as the Bulldogs edged Swift Current 2-1 to win their first game at the Memorial Cup despite a standout ...

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Jets running out of runway as Smith's winner gives Knights 3-1 series lead

Marc-Andre Fleury is an expert on the difficulty of closing out a playoff series. The Vegas Golden Knights goaltender has the experience to know, with his three Stanley Cup rings and 129 career NHL playoff games. Up three games to one on the Winnipeg Jets in the NHL’s Western Conference final, the expansion Golden Knights are a win away from advancing to the Stanley Cup final thanks ...

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Ryan O'Reilly's OT winner sinks Russia as Canada advances to world semifinals

Canada will compete for a medal at the world hockey championship for the fourth straight year thanks to another clutch goal from Ryan O’Reilly. O’Reilly scored the game winner on a 4-on-3 power play with 4:57 into overtime Thursday as Canada beat Russia 5-4 and punched its ticket to the semifinals in Copenhagen. Ryan O’Reilly scored the game winner 4:57 ...

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Jays down Red Sox as Maile man delivers 12th-inning walk-off winner

Luke Maile called his fourth-inning error “the dumbest play” of his career. But that only made the walk-off homer he hit hours later feel even sweeter. Maile hit his second homer of the game in the bottom of the 12th and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox 5-3 on Friday, overcoming a career-high 15-strikeout performance ...

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Horry Scale: LeBron James floats in Game 3 winner at buzzer

A reminder on The Horry Scale: It breaks down a game-winning buzzer-beater (GWBB) in the categories of difficulty, game situation (was the team tied or behind at the time?), importance (playoff game or garden-variety night in November?) and celebration. Then we give it an overall grade on a scale of 1-5 Robert Horrys, named for the patron saint of last-second answered ...

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