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LeBron James throws down his best dunk of the season vs. Blazers

LeBron James throws down his best dunk of the season vs. Blazers

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March 16 (UPI) --LeBron James put 7-footer Jusuf Nurkic on a poster with a huge one-handed slam in the Cleveland Cavaliers' loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.James pulled off the jaw dropping jam with about seven minutes remaining in the first quarter of Thursday's 113-105 setback at the Moda Center in Portland.The Cavaliers trailed 14-13 when James decided to take on Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu beyond the 3-point line. He blazed past the defender and sprinted toward the rim.The four-time NBA MVP then launched himself into the air above the paint and held the ball very high in his right hand, before bring it down with unparalleled might right in the face of Nurkic.James had 22 points and six rebounds at halftime, but the Cavaliers trailed 59-54. He finished the night with a game-high ...
Jacksonville Jaguars sign TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Jacksonville Jaguars sign TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins

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March 15 (UPI) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed free agent tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins.Sources told ESPN and NFL Network that Seferian-Jenkins will sign a two-yearn $ 10 million contract.Seferian-Jenkins, 25, had a career-high 357 yards and three touchdowns on 50 receptions in 13 games last season for the New York Jets. He started 10 games.The No. 38 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft has 105 receptions for 1,070 yards and 10 scores in 38 career appearances. He has 24 starts during his four-year NFL tenure.The Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints also expressed interest in signing the 6-foot-6, 262-pound pass-catcher.Seferian-Jenkins penned a long goodbye for the Jets after the transaction."Gratitude. The only word I can describe my experience of being a @nyjets," he w...
Coral Daily Download: Cheltenham Festival day three – Latest racing odds on St Patrick’s Thursday

Coral Daily Download: Cheltenham Festival day three – Latest racing odds on St Patrick’s Thursday

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Coral's Dave Stevens joins the Alan Brazil-less Sports Breakfast to round up the latest Cheltenham Festival odds.Day three is St Patrick's Thursday in Gloucestershire and, while Irish fans will be mouring Ruby Walsh's injury which ended his Festival on Wednesday, there is still plenty of racing action to enjoy, with the Ryanair Chase (2:50) and the Stayers Hurdle (3:30) the pick of the day’s races.Listen to the latest Coral Daily Download, above, for a lowdown on all the latest from Cheltenham, plus Premier League and Champions League odds!Coral is the official betting partner of the Alan Brazil Sports BreakfastLet's block ads! (Why?)
Barcelona 3-0 (agg 4-1) Chelsea: Blues rated and slated

Barcelona 3-0 (agg 4-1) Chelsea: Blues rated and slated

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When you’re about to face Barcelona, you need to be at the top of your game as a goalkeeper. Courtois was anything but. He will be very disappointed with letting the ball go through his legs for both of Messi’s goals and on another day could have got a stronger hand on the ball to Dembele’s breakway goal. Wednesday, March 14, 2018Chelsea are out of the Champions League after succumbing to a 3-0 loss to Barcelona at the Nou Camp. The Blues were able to grind out a 1-1 draw in the first leg at Stamford Bridge, but two goals from Messi either side of Ousmane Dembele's strike ensured the Catalan club went through 4-1 on aggregate. However, Antonio Conte's side can consider themselves unlucky to have lost by a three-goal margin as they threatened the Barca goal numerous times.&nb
GB's Fitzpatrick & Kehoe win giant slalom silver

GB's Fitzpatrick & Kehoe win giant slalom silver

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Winter Paralympics on the BBCVenue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-18 March Time in Pyeongchang: GMT +9Coverage: Follow on BBC Radio 5 live and via the BBC Sport website. Television coverage on Channel 4Britain's Menna Fitzpatrick and guide Jen Kehoe won their third Paralympic medal after finishing second in the women's visually impaired giant slalom.They clocked two minutes 28.34 seconds over the two runs to add to a super combined silver and super-G bronze.Slovakia's Henrieta Farkasova and Natalia Subrtova finished 5.34secs clear for their fourth gold medal.GB's Kelly Gallagher and Gary Smith were fifth, with compatriots Millie Knight and Brett Wild seventh.Welsh skier Fitzpatrick, 19, and Kehoe were second after the opening run, 3.62 seconds behind the Slovakian pair.Listen to the la...