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Butler Scores 31, Bulls Beat Bucks 91-82 to Go up 2-0

Jimmy Butler set a playoff career-high for the second straight game with 31 points as the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 91-82 on Monday to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round NBA playoffs series.

After scoring 25 points in Game 1, Butler was at his best down the stretch, scoring 14 points in the fourth quarter.

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Eagles Sign Quarterback Tim Tebow to 1-Year Contract

The Philadelphia Eagles have signed quarterback Tim Tebow to a one-year contract, giving the 2007 Heisman Trophy winner his first shot in the NFL since the Patriots cut him before the 2013 season.

The team announced the deal Monday but did not disclose financial terms.

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Elche Beats Real Sociedad 1-0 in the Spanish league

Jonathas took advantage of a defensive blunder to score in the first half, giving Elche a 1-0 home win against Real Sociedad in the Spanish league on Monday.

Poor control and hesitation by Sociedad midfielder Markel Bergara allowed Jonathas to steal the ball before racing away unchallenged to score his 10th goal of the season by beating Argentina goalkeeper Geronimo Rulli in the 18th minute.

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Ferrari Revived, but Mercedes Retain Control

Buoyed by the a revitalized driver pairing and a much-improved power unit, Ferrari have breathed new life into Formula One’s world championship battle this year – and appear ready to make it stick.

The Italian team, which ended a two-year win drought when Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix, saw the ‘ice man’ Kimi Raikkonen roll back the years on Sunday with a resurgent second place behind championship leader Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes in the Bahrain Grand Prix.

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Iniesta Cleared to Face PSG

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta has been given the all clear to face French champions Paris Saint-Germain in the second-leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday.

The Spanish international suffered heavy bruising on his back during Barca's 3-1 first-leg win in Paris last week and missed the Catalans 2-0 victory over Valencia on Saturday as a result.

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Guardiola Pledges next Season to Bayern

Pep Guardiola insists he will remain Bayern Munich's coach next season amidst reports he is set to take over at Manchester City when his current contract expires in June 2016.

"My future is: Wednesday free, Thursday training, and, of course, next year to be here. That's my future," said Guardiola when asked about his plans on Monday.

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Croatia Doctor Blames Ancelotti for Modric Injury

Croatia's national team doctor blames Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti for Luka Modric's latest knee injury.

"Carlo Ancelotti is guilty for Modric's troubles," Croatia's chief medical officer Boris Nemec told the Sportske Novosti daily.

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Cavaliers Irving Shines in Playoff Debut

Kyrie Irving made the most of his playoff debut Sunday, scoring 30 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Boston Celtics 113-100 in the opening game of their first round series.

Guard Irving played with the poise of an NBA veteran as he drained his first five shots from beyond the arc. He was backed up by LeBron James 20 points, seven assists and six rebounds and Kevin Love's 19 point and 12 rebound performance as Cleveland took a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference series.

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Nadal Targets Further Improvement in Barcelona

Rafael Nadal has a return to winning ways on clay in his sights as he targets a ninth title at the Barcelona Open this week.

The Spaniard was beaten in straight sets by world number one Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Saturday, but insisted he was pleased by his progress after a poor start to the year after a long injury layoff in the second half of last season.

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Djokovic Relaxed over Hot Streak but Needs a Rest

On-form Novak Djokovic knows better than to try and predict how long he can keep up what seems to be a super-human effort on court after winning the Monte Carlo Masters.

The top seed had to survive a comeback as well as a 70-minute rain interruption on Sunday before running out 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 winner over Tomas Berdych.

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