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Atlanta Hawks change Twitter to Minnesota Timberwolves fan account

April 11 (UPI) — The Atlanta Hawks transformed their Twitter account to a Minnesota Timberwolves fan account Wednesday, but the team has an ulterior motive. The Timberwolves are facing the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday at the Target Center in Minneapolis. The winner of that game goes to the playoffs. Atlanta owns both the Houston Rockets‘ and the Timberwolves’ first round ...

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Chicago Cubs try to quiet Pittsburgh Pirates' bats

If their bats can remain as hot as they have been over the past four games, the Pittsburgh Pirates‘ torrid start to the season might just turn into much more. The Pirates have won eight of their first 10 games thanks largely to an offense that has produced 31 runs over the past four games. And coming off an 8-5 ...

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Wizards hope to improve position vs. Celtics

If the Washington Wizards want to improve their playoff position in the final days of the regular season, they can start by beating one of their potential opponents when the Boston Celtics visit Capital One Arena on Tuesday night. Washington (42-38) has lost four straight to drop into eighth place in the Eastern Conference with games remaining against the Celtics ...

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Cavaliers get break with back-to-backs vs. Knicks

A game behind the Philadelphia 76ers in the race for the third seed in the NBA Eastern Conference, the Cleveland Cavaliers long ago received a gift from the schedulers: home-and-home matchups against the woeful and wounded New York Knicks to end the regular season, starting Monday night at Madison Square Garden. Whether the Cavaliers can catch the scorching 76ers remains ...

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2018 Masters: Reed leads entering final day

April 8 (UPI) — Patrick Reed took command of the Masters on Saturday, carding a 5-under-par-67 to give him a three-shot advantage heading into Sunday’s final round. Rory McIlroy, who briefly tied for the lead on the front nine, sits in second at -11, with Rickie Fowler five strokes back of Reed for third. About 250,000 people visit Augusta annually ...

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Clutch Brewers face rival Cubs again

Fans of the Milwaukee Brewers should already be accustomed to nail-biting finishes after last season, but the team has shown no signs of making things any easier in 2018. The Brewers have won five games this season and all but one of them have been won in the final inning: They drove in the go-ahead run in the 12th inning ...

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Patriots reportedly agree to deal with Matthews

The New England Patriots beefed up their thinning receiving corps by agreeing to a one-year deal with Jordan Matthews, multiple media outlets reported. The move came two days after the Patriots sent No. 1 wide receiver Brandin Cooks to the Los Angeles Rams for a pair of 2018 draft picks, including a first-round selection. Matthews spent an injury-plagued season with ...

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Snow may await Mariners in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS — Right-hander Kyle Gibson takes the mound Thursday afternoon as the Minnesota Twins return to Target Field to face the Seattle Mariners in their 2018 home opener. Gibson had a huge second half in 2017, going 7-3 with 3.76 ERA over his final 13 starts, striking out 70 with just 22 walks in 76 2/3 innings. He carried that ...

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