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Author: 0 Utah Jazz: Takeaways from Game 3 loss to Golden State Warriors

They needed every inch of space that opened up in the paint when he pulled Gobert away from the rim. The Warriors looked off all game. This past offseason, they replaced one of their starters (Harrison Barnes) with the second-best basketball player on the planet (Kevin Durant).

Author: 0 Swansea beat Everton to move out of relegation zone

That leaves Clement's side one point clear of Hull with just two games to go, and Clement - who won a Champions League while assistant at Real Madrid - could not hide his delight at the final whistle. The all-important goal by Fernando Llorente ended up being a stroke of luck. 'The diamond of Swansea meant we brought Gareth (Barry) in. Swansea snapped a three-game losing streak by beating Stoke City 2-0 on April 22 and followed that up by snatching an unlikely draw at fifth-placed ...

Author: 0 We shot ourselves in the foot - Cech rues Arsenal's derby defeat

That was goal number 20 in the Premier League for the Chilean worldwide this season - his 14th away from home - he also hand a hand in Giroud's goal as he clipped a fine ball to the back post for Aaron Ramsey and proved a point on a night where he needed to.

Author: 0 Oubre gets Game 4 suspension for Olynyk spat

Conversely, Boston's All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas drilled his first five 3-pointers. "We know that we have the ability to win there", said Wall. for Porter 17 points in, Ian Mahinmi for Gortat 17 points in). Coach Scott Brooks complimented his big men for keeping their hands up to avoid fouling Thomas, but Beal was more than willing to make contact when necessary.

Author: 0 Ottawa Senators fans celebrate series win in extremely polite fashion

The Senators will now await the victor of tonight's Game 7 between the Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference Final. He rebounded with a dominant first-round series against Montreal and then had his share of peaks and valleys against Ottawa . By earning the Eastern Conference's top wild card, the Rangers had a seemingly easier path to the conference finals through the Atlantic Division teams, avoiding Washington, Pittsburgh and Columbus - three of the ...

Sports Ex-Nigeria Coach Mensah: I Expected Joshua To Knock Out Klitschko
Author: 0 Ex-Nigeria Coach Mensah: I Expected Joshua To Knock Out Klitschko

Anthony Joshua is willing to face Wladimir Klitschko in a world heavyweight title rematch after the Ukrainian revealed it is the only bout that could tempt him to fight on. "You've got tunnel vision and after the fight you can embrace everyone". "I could have done more to finish him off after he went down, but I was pretty sure "This is going to be my night" so I took my time".

Author: 0 Spurs SF Leonard out for Game 6

It was a risky play, but it was also risky to let him shoot."Aside from the block, Ginobili had 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists off the bench in the win". "Some guys are going to have to play a little more minutes". Harden squared up Ginobili and ran past him to shoot a three and tie the game, but Ginobili showed his craftiness in letting Harden believe that he had him beat.

Sports Anthony Joshua, unexpectedly, checked for doping
Author: 0 Anthony Joshua, unexpectedly, checked for doping

Anthony Joshua made headlines across the world when he stopped Wladimir Klitschko in front of 90,000 fans at Wembley Stadium last month. "I will rip the fraud from the [heavyweight boxing] division", Fury told the BBC. "So it's just a dimension of how to win the fight and if you can control your nerves in this big arena it makes a massive difference in your performance".

Author: 0 Maria Sharapova marches on, Johanna Konta falls to Anastasija Sevastova in Stuttgart

Sharapova has also been granted wildcards into the Madrid and Rome WTA tournaments, but must wait until May 16 to learn if she will get a wild card for the French Open. The draw has been kind to Sharapova - the frailties of the sport's leading lights mean she has not yet faced a top-30 player - but she is playing exceptionally well after 15 months free of competition .

Author: 0 Penguins shut out Capitals in Game 7, advance to East final

Rust was again a hero in a crucial game for Pittsburgh, scoring his eighth goal in 12 career games facing elimination or with the chance to eliminate an opponent. For the second time in Penguins' history, the team that won Game 6 of a best-of-seven series didn't also take Game 7. Evgeni Malkin was open in the slot, but Holtby got a piece of his shot.

Author: 0 Rockets vs. Spurs RECAP, score, stats, Game 5

The Spurs now lead the Rockets 3-2 in the best-of-seven Western Conference semi-final series and can punch their ticket to the Western Conference final with a win in Houston on Friday morning. He still led the Spurs with 22 points and 15 rebounds. Houston has already managed to beat San Antonio twice this series, and the Spurs seem to have little answer for the Rockets when they are on fire from behind the arc.

Author: 0 Cap's Alex Ovechkin finished playoffs with lower-body injury

Capitals star Alex Ovechkin was on a breakaway just minutes into the first period with the opportunity to set the tone, but goalie Marc-Andre Fleury came up with the save of his career. Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Bryan Rust (17) celebrates his goal during the second period of Game 7 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinal with Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russian Federation, .

Sports Aaron Hernandez's fiancee to speak on 'Dr. Phil' show
Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez's fiancee to speak on 'Dr. Phil' show

Two words included in a suicide note Hernandez wrote to his fiancee have fueled speculation he left other assets to her. “Youre rich, ” he wrote, according to an excerpt released by prosecutors who opposed his lawyers request to vacate his murder conviction under a longstanding legal doctrine in MA.

Author: 0 Ramos warns Higuain 'sparks will fly' in Champions League final

The club are relocating stadiums, ditching the Vicente Calderon for a new 67,000-seater in the capital's north-east. "I'm now the coach of Real Madrid , the club of my life, and it'll be a special final", Zidane was quoted as saying by club's official website.

Sports College football player charged with 2nd rape this month
Author: 0 College football player charged with 2nd rape this month

The report said that the victim didn't attempt to leave because she was afraid Jackson was going to physically stop her. He then grabbed her, forced her clothes off and sexually assaulted her, the authorities said. He was taken into custody at 11pm and ordered held without bond. He was charged with sexual battery for the second time in less than two weeks. She questioned whether coach Charlie Strong had control of his football team, and if continuing as coach of the USF program was the ...

Sports Orioles-Nationals postponed by rain; no makeup date yet
Author: 0 Orioles-Nationals postponed by rain; no makeup date yet

In succession, Bryce Harper, Daniel Murphy and Anthony Rendon reached base, bringing Wieters to the plate. "We needed a win". After losing twice in Baltimore, the first-place Nationals trailed 6-2 in the seventh inning at their own ballpark and were in danger of extending their losing streak.

Sports India recall Rohit, Ashwin, Shami for ICC Champions Trophy
Author: 0 India recall Rohit, Ashwin, Shami for ICC Champions Trophy

The 36-year-old Harbhajan last played worldwide cricket just over a year ago in the 2016 Asia T20 Cup while his last ODI was in October 2015. Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh and Kedar Jadhav were automatic choices with former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni fitting the role of wicket-keeper and batsman to the hilt.

Author: 0 Wenger praises Sanchez; discusses Giroud, Welbeck dilemma

It was then just over 20 minutes later when Arsenal doubled their lead and Sanchez had a part to play in this goal too. "He is always tricky to stop, very good in a short space once he has the ball in the box". "We had opportunities, they had one or two as well, so it was an open game but then in the second half we managed to come out and just keep playing our game, waiting and being patient until the opportunity came".

Author: 0 Kawhi says he'll play in Game 6, Spurs list him as questionable

He is averaging 27.8 points per game during the playoffs. Ginobili finished with 12 points, seven rebounds, five assists and his most important block of the season, as San Antonio has the chance to advance Thursday in Game 6. "It was frustrating because I wanted to play", Leonard said. Otherwise, the Spurs need to refocus on defense. Mark this one up for Houston, but it will not be an easy game.

Author: 0 Gonzalo Higuain Brace Gives Juve Victory in UCL Semi-final First Leg

Monaco will look to put the disappointment of their Champions League semi-final first-leg defeat to Juventus behind them when they travel to secondbottom Nancy tomorrow night. "This could become an extraordinary season for us", Allegri said of his team's bid for a title treble. Tonight was a lovely night for me, for the team and for the fans of Juve.

Sports Red Sox ace Chris Sale avoids suspension for pitching behind Manny Machado
Author: 0 Red Sox ace Chris Sale avoids suspension for pitching behind Manny Machado

Boston had a chance to climb back into the game in the 7th inning after loading the bases, but Andrew Benintendi lined out to Baltimore's Joey Rickard to end the inning. Manfred did not comment on specific changes or guidelines being considered, but said more would be forthcoming after officials get the information from the teams.

Author: 0 Victor Moses Chelsea wing-back thanks Conte for reviving his career

I have been learning a lot defensively as well, the manager has been teaching me". 'The money is important only at this level to give the real value of a player or the coach. However, the 2015/16 season didn't go according to plan as numerous players lost their touch only to rediscover it this term under Conte, who has further improved the team with a few strategic changes.

Author: 0 Arsenal rise to 5th with second Premier League win in 3 days

We knew in the second half we could score goals. Well, I wish we'd found it [good form] before. Alex Oxlade Chamberlain pulled up with an injury in the 36th minute and was replaced by Hector Bellerin. "For me, we deserved minimum a draw and maybe a win". "It's often the same against the big six", he said. Ian Wright, Thierry Henry, Emmanuel Adebayor and Robin van Persie are the only other Arsenal players to score 20 Premier League goals in a season, while the Chile forward ...

Sports U of Illinois football players arrested in alleged robbery
Author: 0 U of Illinois football players arrested in alleged robbery

According to the News-Gazette , Darta Lee, 18, and Tarrian Holcombe, 19 - both Texas natives who played as true freshmen in 2017 -were booked Wednesday morning by the Champaign Police Department. Shaffer added that the suspects allegedly left with an undisclosed amount of money before information provided by the victim led to their arrests. Their suspension will be extended indefinitely, and Watkins has been suspended effective immediately.

Sports Adidas gets out of golf equipment, selling businesses for $425 million
Author: 0 Adidas gets out of golf equipment, selling businesses for $425 million

Adidas will use the sale as an opportunity to focus on golf footwear and apparel, which. To view the full article, register now. The New York-based KPS Capital Partners manages $5.7 billion in investments in several companies, including Chassis Brakes International and Electrical Components International.

Author: 0 Chelsea coach hails players after moving closer to EPL crown

We have three chances to become champions. 'I know we're not there yet but we're very close and it will be very enjoyable after previous year'. "But for sure today we did a big step". And now he's playing in every game. I think this development of Cesc is our development. Chelsea were without their injured France global N'Golo Kante, who won this season's PFA and football writers' Player of the Year awards, but Spaniard Cesc Fabregas controlled the midfield with nearly languid confidence ...

Author: 0 National Basketball Association fines Isaiah Thomas $25K for swearing at a fan

But the night belonged to the Celtics' reliable two-way leaders Avery Bradley and Al Horford. Yet Bradley was unbelievable offensively Wednesday night, making 10-of-13 shots for 25 points in the first half alone. The Wizards did a better job of containing him (although he did get to the line nearly immediately, proving that ranting about not getting calls works) and they were a lot quicker to throw double teams at him on the perimeter.

Sports WR Josh Gordon's reinstatement denied by NFL
Author: 0 WR Josh Gordon's reinstatement denied by NFL

Gordon filed the necessary paperwork for reinstatement back in March. The Browns 6-foot-3, 225-pound receiver was conditionally reinstated last July, but entered an in-patient rehabilitation facility just days before his four-game suspension would have been lifted.

Sports Surprising Crystal Palace star nominated for club's Player of the Year award
Author: 0 Surprising Crystal Palace star nominated for club's Player of the Year award

Sakho missed defeats to Burnley and Manchester City and will not be involved in the crucial relegation six-pointer with Hull City on Saturday. A poor result could instead leave them requiring an unlikely victory at Manchester United on the final day of the season, but considering Hull's greater need he insists his players' priority is to remain calm and avoid a fourth straight defeat.

Author: 0 Rohit Sharma makes cut, Mohammad Shami returns

Rest is what Ashwin required as the last game that India played, he was there. Mohammad Shami who played last in the semi final of world cup 2015 proved his fitness by participating in the Match. KL Rahul, who had grown into one of India's most valuable players across formats past year, was not among the touring party. The main names we discussed were Rishabh Pant , Kuldeep Yadav, Suresh Raina, Dinesh Karthik and Shardul Thakur .

Sports Fellow WTA Campaigner Wants Maria Sharapova Banned for Life for Cheating
Author: 0 Fellow WTA Campaigner Wants Maria Sharapova Banned for Life for Cheating

However, if Sharapova defeats Kristina Mladenovic on Saturday (29 April), she will crack the top 200 of the tennis rankings which would be enough for her to automatically make qualifying in Roland Garros. Sharapova broke twice in the first set and once in the second to breeze past Kontaveit in just under an hour-and-a-half. The Russian, in spite of prolonged simple, demonstrated an impressive level of tennis Maria served 11 aces and gave almost four dozen of points won, etc.

Sports Sebastian Vettel laughs off rumours move to Mercedes
Author: 0 Sebastian Vettel laughs off rumours move to Mercedes

I think the situation is clear. "And now it's done all I want to do is to go and win again and again", said Bottas. Mercedes have had a phenomenal run the past few years and they're still the ones to beat. Formula 1 returns to Spain this weekend and Lewis Hamilton will be hoping the change of scenery prompts a change of fortune as he looks to get back on track following recent struggles.

Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez, Olivier Giroud send Arsenal FC up to fifth

Wenger knows that even nine points might not be enough to guarantee a top-four finish, but he says his team have no option but to win the games in front of them. "He is always tricky to stop, very good in a short space once he has the ball in the box". And although the victory in the last round over Manchester United in his field was already the third in the last 4 rounds, Arsenal still remains only on the 6th line, behind the zone of the Champions League by 6 points.

Sports Andy Murray confident of fixing his game after Madrid Open exit
Author: 0 Andy Murray confident of fixing his game after Madrid Open exit

Coric broke the fragile Murray serve three times in the first set under the roof at the Manolo Santana centre court due to rain in the Spanish capital. "You need to kind of hold your nerve, hold your concentration, and use all the necessary energy at the right moments". The second-ranked Djokovic meets sixth-seeded Kei Nishikori next.

Sports NFL Draft: Jabrill Peppers Selected By The Cleveland Browns
Author: 0 NFL Draft: Jabrill Peppers Selected By The Cleveland Browns

It makes us all better as a city, as a community, if the Indians, the Browns and the Cavs, and all the other teams around here are pretty good. The former MI star was the second of three first-round picks for the Browns, following No. And he is already focusing on how he can help the Browns begin to turn things around following a 1-15 season a year ago. Throw in the fact that the Browns could have gotten Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson at No.

Sports Blackhawks Sign Panik To Extended Deal
Author: 0 Blackhawks Sign Panik To Extended Deal

Panik gets a raise but he earned it with his 2016-17 regular season, when he set career highs in goals (22), assists (22) and points (44). The Blackhawks and Panik agreed on a two-year extension, the team announced on Thursday. CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 23: Richard Panik #14 of the Chicago Blackhawks turns to pass in front of Greg Pateryn #29 of the Dallas Stars at the United Center on March 23, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.

Sports Cardinals announce signing of QB Gabbert to 1-year deal
Author: 0 Cardinals announce signing of QB Gabbert to 1-year deal

The Cardinals had an open roster spot for Gabbert after releasing linebacker Daryl Washington earlier Thursday. In a flawless world, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians won't have to find out because Palmer will be healthy and effective all year.

Sports Man sues Titans receiver Sharpe, lineman Tretola for assault
Author: 0 Man sues Titans receiver Sharpe, lineman Tretola for assault

The lawsuit , filed by a man named Dante Satterfield on Wednesday, claims that wide receiver Tajae Sharpe and guard Sebastian Tretola assaulted him over the team's pick of wide receiver Corey Davis in the first round of the draft. Satterfield's lawyer, Alex Little, says Satterfield is working with police in the investigation. Unconscious when police responded to a call to the bar, the lawsuit says Satterfield suffered broken bones in his face, a concussion, massive face bruising, a ...

Sports Here's what Fernando Torres told Cristiano Ronaldo during yesterday's UCL semi-final
Author: 0 Here's what Fernando Torres told Cristiano Ronaldo during yesterday's UCL semi-final

Saul Niguez gave Atletico a 12th minute lead with a header before Antoine Griezmann's penalty made it 2-0 after just 16 minutes. Atletico looked to make early inroads into Los Blancos' handsome first leg lead and they went close in the fifth minute when Yannick Carrasco's cross into the area was met on the volley by Koke who forced a parrying save from Keylor Navas .

Sports Celtics, Wizards turn playoff into all-out war
Author: 0 Celtics, Wizards turn playoff into all-out war

The Wizards took Game 3 convincingly, 116-89 but still trail the best-of-seven series 2-1 . But while some may look at a decision such as this as a possible message to both teams to try and take some of the edge out of an already passionate postseason series, VanDeWeghe said that wasn't the case.

Sports Saints host top four-chasing Arsenal
Author: 0 Saints host top four-chasing Arsenal

Danny Welbeck of Arsenal celebrates with goalscorer Alexis Sanchez during the Premier League match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on May 10, 2017 in Southampton , England. But also to have the ball and the possibility in the final third to find the clinical edge and to produce good football. "He came off with a tight hamstring, and we'll know maybe in the next 48 hours how bad it is", he said.

Author: 0 Ginobili's overtime block a turning point for Spurs

Harden squared up Ginobili and ran past him to shoot a three and tie the game, but Ginobili showed his craftiness in letting Harden believe that he had him beat. San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills repays coach Gregg Popovich's faith with starring role against the Houston Rockets. Keeping the pace and remaining active on both ends are the floor are crucial if the Rockets want to take Game 6.

Author: 0 Penguins Fans Add Insult To Capitals' Injury With This Ruthless Banner

Holtby had surrendered three goals on 14 shots before getting the hook after the second period. What began with a strong first period for the Capitals in Game 2, albeit without a reward on the score board, faded into a frustrating 6-2 rout , as the Penguins took a commanding 2-0 series lead as it shifts back to Pittsburgh for a pivotal Game 3 on Monday.

Author: 0 Who won the London Marathon 2017? Results, prize money and more

Gemma Manchett, assistant manager of Manchetts Rescue and Recovery, is running for Whizz Kidz, a charity that provides mobility equipment for disabled children. "Although it took a lot of persuading from my son to sign up for my fourth marathon I am glad to be doing so". "The older you get the trickier it gets, but I think I will manage to hack round it".

Sports Panthers sign DT Kawann Short to 5-year extension
Author: 0 Panthers sign DT Kawann Short to 5-year extension

Short could have signed the franchise tag and played the 2017 season under it, but instead he signed the five-year deal. The deal is worth $80 million, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. Coach Ron Rivera also has said that the former Purdue star was "too important of a player" for Carolina not to re-sign. He's a great player, but also a quality young man who has the respect of his teammates in the locker room.

Author: 0 Edmundson's OT winner sends Allen, Blues past Wild 2-1

Fourteen years ago, Giguere and his Michelin Man pads shattered the Wild's confidence and their Cinderella slippers during an historic postseason in which he set an overtime playoff shutout streak of 168 minutes, 27 seconds. The Wild know their backs are against the wall. In the final hour of the regular season, Sobotka rejoined the Blues-for real this time . The Wild have that this post season more so than ever.

Sports Ex-NFL TE saves the life of Major League Baseball great
Author: 0 Ex-NFL TE saves the life of Major League Baseball great

Reuland died on December 12 from complications of a brain aneurysm he suffered in November and was out of professional football at the time, having bounced around the league for five seasons as a tight end. Mary also made a decision to reach out to the Carew family. The Times story said that in the hours before Reuland was declared brain dead, his mother put her head on his chest and listened to his heart beat for hours.