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Sports Massachusetts Judge Overturns Aaron Hernandez Conviction on Technicality
Author: 0 Massachusetts Judge Overturns Aaron Hernandez Conviction on Technicality

An attorney for the family of Odin L. Lloyd said Tuesday their wrongful death lawsuit against the estate of Aaron J. Hernandez will not be derailed by a judge's decision to vacate his conviction for murdering Lloyd. He was cut from the team hours after his arrest in Lloyds killing. Quinn III told ESPN that he plans to appeal Tuesday's ruling. His death was ruled a suicide by the state medical examiner.

Author: 0 North Korea renews accusation of CIA assassination plot

In this way, North Korea can make iterative progress towards an ICBM without immediately crossing Trump's red line. Saying that it is too early to hold six-party talks on North Korea's nuclear development program, Abe stressed the need for exerting "solid pressure" on the country to cause it to change tack and create a situation where Pyongyang responds sincerely to demands from the global community.

Author: 0 Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho more focused on silverware than top four

The United boss took the time to defend his team after their defeat, discussing the difficulties of having to rest certain players with the importance of the Europa League on the horizon. " Because in this moment the Premier League for us is just matches we didn't want to play ". I have to give some minutes to everyone because we have only 15 players, we don't have more, so I have to play them.

Author: 0 Celtics' Isaiah Thomas: 'I can't be allowed to be held and grabbed'

The bottom fell out as Washington scored the next 26 points to effectively seal the game and ensure there will be at least two more games in the series. "So whether I'm getting the calls or not, I've gotta be in attack mode, I've gotta be aggressive to get in the paint, to make things happen, not just for myself but for my teammates".

Sports WWE's Mark Henry decks imposter Rockets mascot with chair at Spurs game
Author: 0 WWE's Mark Henry decks imposter Rockets mascot with chair at Spurs game

The San Antonio Spurs will have to make a major adjustment for the rest of the National Basketball Association playoffs this year as one of their main playmakers, Tony Parker , is down due to a serious injury. The Rockets lost Game 2 , 121-96, due in part to shooting 44.6 percent, including 11-of-34 from three-point range. Does he trust rookie Dejounte Murray enough to start him, or play him significant minutes, in a meaningful playoff game? When Parker's game is on and he's playing like ...

Sports Nadal beats Thiem in Madrid, wins 3rd straight title
Author: 0 Nadal beats Thiem in Madrid, wins 3rd straight title

The triumph at his home tournament gave Nadal his 72nd career title, and 52nd on clay. The Spaniard has now won three straight titles, after his Barcelona Open and Monte Carlo Masters victories, while his record on clay this year is 15-0.

Sports Durant propels Warriors to 3-0
Author: 0 Durant propels Warriors to 3-0

Gobert came up with some nice defensive plays for the Jazz . Kevin Durant scored 38 points and Golden State Warriors withstood a determined Utah Jazz effort to win 102-91 on Saturday to take a commanding 3-0 lead in their National Basketball Association playoff series.

Author: 0 No Indy regret amid Barcelona boost says Alonso

But his race immediately went awry when a brush with Massa at the first corner sent him through the gravel and down to 11th. He said: "Now I'm exhausted from this race and I'm more thinking how to rest in the plane, because 9 o'clock [Monday] I'm at the circuit in Indy".

Author: 0 Celtics Get Ready to Face Wizards in Game 7

User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. The Wizards haven't played a Game 7 since Elvin Hayes, Bob Dandridge and Wes Unseld beat San Antonio , 105-100, in the 1979 Eastern finals. But with an opportunity to play the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals, Wall said he believed his team had what it would take to finally win a road game ...

Sports Barcelona, Madrid win as title race goes to final round
Author: 0 Barcelona, Madrid win as title race goes to final round

The result moves Real to 87 points in the table, same as Barcelona, with the rival ahead on head-to-head. The only force of nature Celta Vigo need to worry about now is Ronaldo, who is driving Madrid toward a potential league and Champions League double.

Sports Aus pilot lands chopper next to McDonald's to grab quick bite!
Author: 0 Aus pilot lands chopper next to McDonald's to grab quick bite!

A spokesperson from Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority tells New Zealand Herald that the landing was not technically illegal - if the pilot had permission from the owner of the land. A helicopter landed outside the restaurant in Rouse Hill and whilst the propellers were still rotating, a man jumped out and went inside. "We're certainly having a look at the video of the landing and take off and we'll make the proper determination in due course".

Sports NBA Combine: Justin Jackson isn't taking Kevin Durant's advice
Author: 0 NBA Combine: Justin Jackson isn't taking Kevin Durant's advice

Durant does not remember his own trip to the combine fondly, when he failed to bench press 185 pounds even once and was not impressive on agility tests. I continue to try to do that and continue to try to get better each day. "There's no point in that". Both Fox and Fultz are expected to be lottery picks.

Author: 0 Anaheim Ducks' Nick Ritchie Shoots, Puck Banks Off Goalie's Helmet for Goal

Anaheim then promptly lost two straight home games to Edmonton before rallying desperately to win the second-round series in Game 7 . Not that anyone with the Ducks wanted to repeat that scenario. It was an unusual goal, but Ritchie and the Ducks will take it. But, as they had done time and time again, they managed to dig themselves out and for the fourth time of these playoffs won a game in which they had trailed 2-0.

Author: 0 Conte praises fans after Chelsea victory

Antonio Conte, who has enjoyed a successful first season in England, made the headlines once again after he applauded Boro fans for their support, despite inevitable relegation. And now he's playing in every game. I think this development of Cesc is our development. We're still chasing a points tally that will keep us in eighth position so we have a lot to play for.

Author: 0 Warriors Rally For 113-111 Win After Spurs Lose Leonard

The Spurs lost star forward Kawhi Leonard to a recurrence of his left ankle injury in the third quarter after having built a 25-point lead in the first half. Draymond Green gave Golden State the lead for good on a three-point play after the Warriors trailed by as many as 25 points. The Australian faces the ultimate point guard test when he goes head-to-head with the Warriors' Curry.

Sports Conte to stay and improve Chelsea next season
Author: 0 Conte to stay and improve Chelsea next season

Watford manager Walter Mazzarri remains determined his players will not get swept up in the title celebrations at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea are in the finals of the FA Cup this season, but they were able to focus on the tournament because there was no Champions League football.

Author: 0 Arsenal maintain top-4 hunt with impressive Stoke victory

Sanchez is a key figure with Arsenal still in the hunt for a Champions League qualifying place, three points behind fourth-placed Manchester City, and Wenger's side has never finished outside the top four. "Maybe it was just a kick". The Frenchman, though, would not be drawn on his future and said: "I know where you want to lead me and I can't give an indication".

Sports Inter Milan Want Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino As Their New Manager
Author: 0 Inter Milan Want Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino As Their New Manager

Pochettino guided Spurs to a 2-1 win over Manchester United on Sunday that ensures they will end the Premier League season in second place, their highest finish in the era of the competition. Lorenzo Insigne added a second goal on the hour, then Mertens surprised Hart at the near post to score the third before Callejon slid in Faouzi Ghoulam's cross for his second of the match.

Sports Cavs move one game away from Eastern Conference Finals
Author: 0 Cavs move one game away from Eastern Conference Finals

HOUSTON - LaMarcus Aldridge scored at will in the paint before the San Antonio Spurs turned a late barrage of 3-pointers into a 103-92 victory over the Houston Rockets in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinal series on Friday night at Toyota Center.

Sports Accidental Fentanyl Overdose Nearly Kills Ohio Patrolman After Traffic Stop
Author: 0 Accidental Fentanyl Overdose Nearly Kills Ohio Patrolman After Traffic Stop

East Liverpool police Capt. Patrick Wright says the officer had followed protocol and wore gloves and a mask when searching a auto during the drug arrest. The officer did not wear gloves, but says he otherwise followed protocol. Then, as officers were standing around and talking, someone told Green he had some powder on his shirt.

Sports Wizards must be able to bring home cooking on road to Boston
Author: 0 Wizards must be able to bring home cooking on road to Boston

The Wizards would never threaten the rest of the way, trailing by as much as 26 points in the fourth quarter. "We definitely got some momentum, we just gotta take care of business", Thomas said. He shot 63.2 percent in the game, which spoke more to the easy shots he got than the intense defense Washington played. Avery Bradley said after Game 5 that the team already talked about how sweet it will be if they can close out the series in Washington .

Sports Hoddle, Ardiles help Spurs say goodbye to Lane
Author: 0 Hoddle, Ardiles help Spurs say goodbye to Lane

Spurs only confirmed their switch to Wembley at the end of last month and the club have been keen to emphasise they are only taking on a new stadium, rather than moving to a different location. Levy added: "Farewell White Hart Lane - you were the home we all loved coming to". "We were talking a lot and we believe that when the new stadium opens the doors, it will help the club to reach the last level", Pochettino, whose side racked up a 14th consecutive home league win, told reporters.

Sports De Gea won't play Europa League final, Mourinho confirms
Author: 0 De Gea won't play Europa League final, Mourinho confirms

I think it's fair that Sergio plays the final and David accepts that . After the match , Mourinho stated that he was "happy" with his team's performance considering what they had in terms of individual players. "I think you, the media, have the right to say (that) and I think it makes sense to say", he told reporters after United completed a 2-1 aggregate win over Celta Vigo in the semi-finals on Thursday.

Author: 0 Milestone win for Kim at TPC

Poulter, who only two weeks ago was spared his full PGA Tour status because of a clerical oversight, was the only player to seriously challenge Kim until he ran out of holes. 4. "It was a big shock to the system to hit one of those nasty shanks when I've hit it as good as I have all week", Poulter said of his approach at the final hole.

Sports Tom Brady the latest star on Madden game cover
Author: 0 Tom Brady the latest star on Madden game cover

They touched on many topics, ranging from Brady's admiration of Michael Jordan to his assessment of the best NFL player ever to the Patriots' decision to keep Garoppolo through the 2017 NFL Draft . Of course, getting the cover of the game could have its drawbacks, as Brady acknowledged the "Madden Curse," with the QB saying, "I suppose there's been some reality to that curse over the years.

Author: 0 Palace send Hall City on relegation after 4-0 bashing

But they crashed to a heavy defeat in south London , with goals from Wilfried Zaha, Christian Benteke, Luka Milivojevic and Patrick van Aanholt securing Palace - and Swansea's - safety. It wasn't today we got relegated. It is a sad day for the club, and our fans. "I've been stating to everyone over the last few months -respect the point", said Allardyce, signed in late December to take charge of a struggling team on the basis of a reputation enhanced by saving Sunderland from the drop a ...

Author: 0 Five nuggets from the Celtics win

Bradley went 12-of-19 from the floor in the win after totaling 12 points on 5-of-17 shooting in Games 3 and 4. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia). Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens calls to his players during the second quarter against the Washington Wizards in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series , in Boston , Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

Author: 0 Short-handed Wizards aim to even series vs. Celtics

The 7-foot Olynyk didn't expect Oubre to confront him, let alone knock him to the ground. With all the carnage, Game 3 looked more like an MMA bout starring Washington's Kelly Oubre and Kelly Olynyk. Oubre just came at him. As a team, the Wizards shot 52 percent from the field and nine of 21 from the three-point line, but this game was all about the third quarter where the Wizards used a ridiculous 26-0 run to bust open a game that was deadlocked at halftime.

Author: 0 Alonso targets McLaren's first points of season after stunning qualifying lap

Comprised of wins in the Monaco Grand Prix, Indy 500 and 24 Hours of Le Mans, the triple crown only has been won by one pilot, Graham Hill. Friday was a hard day also with another failure so you know, it's not that you go tomorrow and you are 100 per cent confident but I'm pretty sure that we keep learning with the things which are happening to the auto so at least I have a good feeling for tomorrow.

Sports Kolasinac to Arsenal a done deal, claim reports
Author: 0 Kolasinac to Arsenal a done deal, claim reports

His contract at Schalke runs out of contract at the end of the season and he will move to Arsenal on a free transfer if reports from Germany and Calciomercato are proved correct. Kolasinac has featured 36 times for Schalke in all competitions this season, while also representing national side Bosnia-Herzegovina on eight occasions.

Sports Hamilton Wins in Spain With Vettel Second
Author: 0 Hamilton Wins in Spain With Vettel Second

Hamilton's tactical choice allowed him to switch to the softs on lap 36 with Vettel putting on mediums a lap later. Ricciardo was the only driver not lapped by the top two in a race after inheriting third, and his first podium of the year, from Bottas after the Finn's engine expired.

Author: 0 New Zealand to face South Africa in 2019 Rugby World Cup pool

England will be hoping to do better the time round, after a bad performance in the last World Cup, when they became the first team to host the tournament and exit before the knockout stages. "I'm going to visit the temples because I need to pray now", the Australian said. "We will be ready - our detailed planning for the group, and the tournament, starts now".

Author: 0 Last time they met in the playoffs: Warriors vs. Spurs

Patty Mills earned his second consecutive start for the Spurs, finishing with 14 points and seven assists in 27 minutes of action. LaMarcus Aldridge had 34 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Spurs , who will need more of the same from him against the Warriors , who have yet to lose a game in this season's play-offs.

Author: 0 Kane delighted to score winning goal in White Hart Lane farewell

They have won just once in five European and FA Cap ties at Wembley this season but Alli said: "We hear about it not being good for us but that was down to Champions League performances". For me, it was a very exciting day. " It was a fantastic victory which the fans deserved ". "For me the most special day will be the last day at White Hart Lane".

Sports Man Utd set new unbeaten record with Swansea draw
Author: 0 Man Utd set new unbeaten record with Swansea draw

However, the 21-year-old was forced off inside the opening ten minutes during the 1-1 draw after suffering a foot problem and Mourinho admitted after the game he was expecting the injury to be serious. Sunday's match against Swansea was Shaw's fourth United appearance of April, but came to an end after just nine minutes. "We all know how hard it is in the Premier League".

Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India announce squad; Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane included

Gambhir's loyal fans also slammed the Indian board and a hashtag named #bringbackgambhir was soon trending on social micro-blogging site Twitter. India brought fit-again fast bowler Mohammed Shami back into their squad to defend the ICC Champions Trophy after ending their battle with the world governing body over financial conditions.

Author: 0 Manuel Lanzini sinks Tottenham to put Chelsea on verge of title

SPURS boss Mauricio Pochettino could not hide his disappointment after Friday's 1-0 defeat at West Ham, which leaves their title hopes all but over. A nine-match winning run - Tottenham's longest since their last title-winning season in 1960-61 - came to an end meekly to leave the team four points behind Chelsea .

Sports What Spurs must do to overtake Arsenal - Thierry Henry
Author: 0 What Spurs must do to overtake Arsenal - Thierry Henry

Arsenal remains sixth and are six points behind fifth placed Manchester United which makes Champions League qualification hopes very hard for them. Dele Alli has been playing well for Tottenham Hotspur this season, and the midfielder was superb at the weekend as well. "It was a very good game from everyone, from start to finish", said Tottenham's Jan Vertonghen.

Sports Djokovic safely through to third round of Madrid Open
Author: 0 Djokovic safely through to third round of Madrid Open

I don't know. But I try to see every day. When Novak Djokovic collapsed in delight on a cloudy Parisian afternoon last June having just won the French Open, Roger Federer supporters began to worry that the Serb could break their man's grand slam record.

Author: 0 Si Woo Kim becomes youngest winner of Players Championship

I've played good golf. "I think I'll be playing a lot in the United Kingdom this summer". "That's why I could do well". His last hurdle was getting by the final two holes where not even his two-shot lead was safe - the island green at the par-3 17th and a closing hole with water all the way down the left side.

Sports Fresh agony for Alonso in Barcelona
Author: 0 Fresh agony for Alonso in Barcelona

The drip turned into a gush of yellowish liquid when a crane lifted the McLaren away from the track. In an interview with Efe on Thursday, Alonso said that he will take a break to think about his future after the end of the races in July, reports Efe.

Sports Golden State Warriors Defeat Utah Jazz In Sloppy Game 3
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors Defeat Utah Jazz In Sloppy Game 3

The Warriors, though, prevailed yet again with a 102-91 win. The Warriors are going to put up points - even against the regular-season's best defense- so Utah needs to find more offense to be competitive. Curry and Durant had a chance to relax and have some fun in a press conference for once with the conference finals feeling nearly inevitable at this point.

Author: 0 England drawn to face France and Argentina

They will be joined in Pool B by Connor O'Shea's Italy , the victor of a repechage tournament and the number one qualifier from Africa - most likely to be Namibia. The Wallabies have beaten Wales in their last 12 tests but Cheika, who led his country to the final in England two years ago, said complacency could be fatal in tournament rugby.

Author: 0 Mets put Adam Wilk through hell even before he got pounded

Collins indicated he was aware that a suspension could be on the horizon for Harvey. Harvey went on to set a Mets franchise record with 11 strikeouts on his pitching debut and added two hits. This will be Urena's first start since September 28 of last season, when he faced the Mets and took the loss after giving up five runs over five innings as the Marlins fell 5-2.

Sports Erik Karlsson leaves Game 4 injured after collisions with Rangers players
Author: 0 Erik Karlsson leaves Game 4 injured after collisions with Rangers players

Former Senator Mika Zibanejad picked up an assist and recorded a team-high six shots on goal Tuesday while centering the Rangers' most effective line with Mats Zuccarello (goal, assist) and Chris Kreider (assist). Then, at 15:54, Lindberg somehow floated a soft shot from the left wing past Anderson after a strong forecheck by J.T. Miller and Glass. The Rangers' relentless pressure forced some sloppy puck play from the Sens, eventually leading to McDonagh's tying goal.

Sports Kerr attends first home practice since leave
Author: 0 Kerr attends first home practice since leave

Although Brown will continue to coach the team for the foreseeable future, he has told reporters he speaks daily with Kerr, who still has a major influence over the team despite his absence. For many on the team, it was the first time they had seen Kerr in almost two weeks. "He looks good", Brown said. He's the guy that laid the foundation and got everybody headed in the right directions.

Author: 0 How Celtics immediately sucked life out of Wizards in Game 5

Here are five things to watch out for when the Boston Celtics and the Washington Wizards meet at 8 p.m. tonight at Verizon Center. Avery Bradley scored a playoff career-high 25 points in the first half after totaling just 12 points in consecutive games on the road.