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Sports Thomas powers Celtics to victory
Author: 0 Thomas powers Celtics to victory

The powerful duo of John Wall and Bradley Beal managed to put up for 47 points for the Wizards, and they're going to need that energy once again if they hope to get one over on the top seeded Celtics. As a team, the Wizards shot 50 percent from the field and 10 of 23 from the three-point line as they stormed out of the gates to an early 16-0 lead to start the game, but their defense allowed too many open looks and the Celtics cashed in with a total of 19 made three-pointers.

Sports With Oubre Suspended, Wiz May Call on Bogdanovic
Author: 0 With Oubre Suspended, Wiz May Call on Bogdanovic

Draymond Green has let it be known that he's no fan of Boston Celtics forward Kelly Olynyk . The Wizards led by as many as 26 and outscored the Celtics (237-191) in the two games in D.C. Turning serious, he added, "No, he's nowhere near dirty ". It's just a couple of occasions (where it's been), wrong time, wrong place. "Part of playing good basketball is being appropriately physical and being able to own your space and hold your ground and those type of things", Stevens said.

Sports Quiz: Name Every Champions League Finalist Since The Turn Of The Millennium
Author: 0 Quiz: Name Every Champions League Finalist Since The Turn Of The Millennium

It was always likely to be a contrast in styles between the two semi-finalists, with Monaco's fast-paced attacking team packed with youth and exuberance coming up against a vastly experienced Juventus side who personify the Italian art of defending and providing the foundations for the more advanced players to express themselves.

Author: 0 5 things we learned from the Russian Grand Prix

Toto Wolff is confident the relationship between Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas will not be strained like it was between the three-time world champion and his former teammate Nico Rosberg, who has now retired from the sport. He had failed to complete the first formation lap. Bottas regained the lead again on lap 35, but Vettel kept coming closer to Bottas towards the conclusion of the race, narrowing the gap to 1.8 seconds when the Ferrari driver had fresher rubber in comparison to the ...

Sports Surprise Name Set To Get Premier League Medal For Chelsea Title Win
Author: 0 Surprise Name Set To Get Premier League Medal For Chelsea Title Win

At former club Juventus, Conte had two seasons in the Champions League: Juve reached the quarterfinals in 2012-13 before being swept aside by Bayern Munich, and then failed to advance from its group the following year. So we tried to solve them - with my players, my staff and the club - and to find the right solution to change the situation created last season. "For this reason certain players didn't have a lot of time but they worked very hard, Michy is a great example".

Sports Raptors' season ends with loss to LeBron James, Cavaliers - again
Author: 0 Raptors' season ends with loss to LeBron James, Cavaliers - again

Kyle Korver scored 18 points to help the Cavaliers become the first team to win eight straight playoff games the year following a title, and the first team to win eight straight in consecutive postseasons. 23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts to a call by an official in the second half of Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Toronto Raptors during the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Air Canada Centre on Sunday, in Toronto , Canada.

Sports Juve to the final, Monaco with honors
Author: 0 Juve to the final, Monaco with honors

Dani Alves trying to stop AS Monaco's Kylian Mbappe. "We have reached Cardiff, but I won't say that was our main objective, as only being in a final doesn't mean anything", the veteran told Premium Sport . Juventus were able to drop the pace in the second half and neither Mbappe's goal nor Glik's tackle were anything more than mild annoyances as the reigning Italian champions cruised into next month's final.

Sports Europa League final ref Skomina has previous with United boss Mourinho
Author: 0 Europa League final ref Skomina has previous with United boss Mourinho

Bailly will be suspended for the Stockholm final on 24 May after becoming entangled in an 88th-minute mêlée at Old Trafford, with United leading 2-1 on aggregate. It means the opportunity to end the season in a ideal way. United led 1-0 from the first leg in Galicia courtesy of a Marcus Rashford free-kick, and it was the England worldwide who supplied the cross for Marouane Fellaini to head them ahead in the return fixture and ease nerves around Old Trafford on Thursday.

Sports Manchester United clings on against Celta to reach Europa League final
Author: 0 Manchester United clings on against Celta to reach Europa League final

Roncaglia's not new in these kind of situations and probably Eric was a bit naive. "I have to give some minutes to everyone because we have only 15 players, we don't have more", he said . "An opportunity to end the season in the flawless way because the final is the last match of the season". "Credit to United, they've got to the final and that's been the plan for the last few months", Keane said on ITV.

Author: 0 Conte Wary Of 'Strong' Everton, Prefers Costa To Lukaku

But it's always the same. "As always, we study the opposition to try to find the best solution to stop them - single players and the team". But Conte was keen not to look beyond Sunday, highlighting the need for his team to keep a clean sheet after conceding in their past 11 games, including Tuesday's 4-2 win over Southampton.

Author: 0 Raptors' Kyle Lowry calls himself "doubtful" for Game 4

The Cavaliers can complete a sweep of the series in Game 4 on Sunday in Toronto . LeBron James' sensational form in the NBA Playoffs has continued with a 35-point haul against Toronto on Friday night. "He was limping badly". 3-Point Goals: 13-23, .565 (Korver 4-6, Smith 3-5, James 2-4, Frye 1-1, Love 1-1, Derr.Williams 1-1, Irving 1-5). Korver finished with 14 points on 5-of-7 shooting, including 4-of-6 from three point range, in a little more than 21 minutes.

Sports Blues dominating on the road, in Nashville for Game 3
Author: 0 Blues dominating on the road, in Nashville for Game 3

A major penalty against Vernon Fiddler for kneeing the Blues' Colton Parayko put the Blues on the power play with 1:32 left in the period, and Tarasenko tied the game with his second goal of the playoffs with 20 seconds left in the period.

Author: 0 José Mourinho says Manchester United could have 'closed' tie against Celta Vigo

Mourinho also suggested goalkeeper David de Gea could play in the Europa League final should United reach it despite Sergio Romero being the regular No. they are not going to play next weekend". But it remains to be seen whether all of them would get to play on Thursday. Mourinho admitted some of his players will be handed rests.

Author: 0 Liberals win tight poll in Canada's British Columbia, lose majority

Ross had 53 per cent of the vote, the greatest percentage of any Skeena riding victor dating back to the 2001 election which BC Liberal Roger Harris won with 65 per cent of the vote. As of now and until B.C. returns to the polls at some unspecified time, the province stands to be in permanent campaign mode. When W.A.C. Bennett defeated the Liberal-Conservative coalition government in 1952, his minority lasted less than a year before opponents brought the government down.

Author: 0 Frank Jackson to stay in the NBA Draft

Jackson averaged 10.9 points and 1.7 in his one year career, but his numbers do not tell the full story. The consensus early feeling was that Jackson was only entering the draft process to get feedback, that he was surely going to be back for his sophomore season.

Sports Zidane excited by
Author: 0 Zidane excited by "beautiful final" against Juventus

The visitors had not conceded twice inside the opening 20 minutes of a Champions League match since 2004 - but Griezmann ended that record after Fernando Torres was bundled over by Raphael Varane's clumsy tackle. That victory was sealed by a hat-trick from Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, who then put Zidane's side on the verge of the final with another treble against Atletico.

Author: 0 Avery Bradley, Celtics slam Wizards in Game 5

But if we lock-in like we did tonight, limit our turnovers, limit their transitions, that gives us the best chance of winning that game. UNDATED (AP) - The NBA has taken some money from the Boston Celtics' top player. "They were the more physical team today", Wall said. The Washington Wizards did everything they could to keep Isaiah Thomas from going off on them Wednesday night.

Author: 0 No practice, no problem for Phil Mickelson

Rickie Fowler hits from the sand on the 10th hole during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament Thursday, May 11, 2017 , in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla . Little more than 20 minutes on, he was tied-18th and likely feeling like he had wasted one of the best rounds of his career. All 18 holes at TPC Sawgrass were reworked in some form or fashion, with the putting surfaces rebuilt and regrassed with TifEagle Bermuda.

Author: 0 French centrist Byarou arrives at Macron's headquarters ahead legislative Polls

Macron visited Berlin twice during the hard-fought electoral campaign. A bumpy road ahead lies ahead. Legislative elections take place in two rounds, on June 8 and 11. The choice will send a strong signal about Macron's intentions, and he has promised to pick someone with past experience of parliament and capable of managing a majority.

Sports Consistent Chelsea deserve top position, says West Brom's Pulis
Author: 0 Consistent Chelsea deserve top position, says West Brom's Pulis

For sure, this is my will. He is the only Chelsea player to have played in every single minute of their league campaign and he has produced more passes than any other player in the Premier League, so far, this season. Victory for Spurs would have fuelled the belief that Mauricio Pochettino's side could have overhauled the Blues but Conte played a tactical masterstroke, introducing Hazard as a second-half substitute and he duly put Chelsea ahead for the third time in an absorbing tie.

Sports Ajax see off Lyon to reach Europa League final
Author: 0 Ajax see off Lyon to reach Europa League final

When told that it was actually Guidetti that went down before Roncaglia was also sent for an early bath, he added: "I really didn't see the incident". The Argentina global has started the last 10 matches in the competition, including both legs of the semi-final win over Celta Vigo, keeping six clean sheets in the process.

Author: 0 Bradley scores 29, Celtics power past Wizards

In their three wins, the Celtics have taken 20 percent of their shots in the first six seconds of the shot clock. Celtics star Isaiah Thomas made it plain beforehand, stating he was treating the contest "as the biggest game that I've ever played".

Author: 0 Wizards F Oubre suspeneded for one game

Green's analysis comes from across the country following a scuffle Thursday in Game 3 of the Celtics-Wizards series. In Game 4, Thomas contested 12 Washington shots, the same number as Celtics guards Avery Bradley, Marcus Smart, and Terry Rozier combined.

Sports Suspended Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain arrested again in Alabama
Author: 0 Suspended Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain arrested again in Alabama

The 27-year-old McClain was released from Morgan County Jail on a $2,000 bond later in the day. Suspended indefinitely by the league past year after violating its substance abuse policy, McClain finds himself in hot water once again. He was on the Dallas Cowboys' roster last season, but hasn't played since 2015. McClain was convicted on the charges in city court but appealed the case to Circuit Court.

Author: 0 Oilers stun Ducks with a late flurry to take series opener

It felt like we were right back where we started. "We're looking at the possibility of having all three players back", Carlyle said. Ryan Ellis had a goal and an assist and James Neal also scored for Nashville, which had its franchise-high five-game postseason winning streak snapped.

Author: 0 Celtic race out of the blocks to beat Aberdeen

Celtic boss Rodgers has praised Warburton for the work he did at Rangers, claiming that the team played with an identity when he was at Ibrox. "They needed to know in two weeks" time they are facing a confident Aberdeen team and that's exactly what we'll be'.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho Laments Man United Failure to Kill the Game

They opted to extend his ban, meaning he will have to sit out Spurs' next three Champions League matches. "I think it makes sense to say but I don't feel like that, I don't want the players to feel like that, I don't think the board feels like that because we work very hard".

Author: 0 Rangers 1 Celtic 5: Champions rampant in Old Firm rout

The Celtic central defender and Rangers' veteran Miller, who played for Celtic for a season 10 years ago, both went for a loose ball outside of Celtic's penalty area. Having been a distant second best in the Scottish Cup semi-final defeat to Celtic , the Portuguese head coach suffered an even bigger humiliation as the Light Blues were hammered 5-1 at the weekend.

Sports Arsenal controlled game against Manchester United: Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Arsenal controlled game against Manchester United: Arsene Wenger

Seventeen matches in seven weeks with 16 players is impossible. It was not a gamble, it was a simple decision based on common sense. Despite the defeat, Mourinho was eager to praise his team's performance and could find no fault with the likes of Phil Jones , Chris Smalling and Juan Mata , who were all making their first starts following extended spells on the sidelines.

Author: 0 Ducks edge Oilers; advance to face Predators

Some of the fans who watched that game are in Anaheim to see a different outcome this time . For a moment here, let's ponder the stunning unlikeliness of this situation. "You have to be able to kind of walk that fine line of competing like we're all going to, but also staying within yourself and keeping things simple".

Sports Stifled Penguins head to Game 7 looking for a spark
Author: 0 Stifled Penguins head to Game 7 looking for a spark

Afterward, Capitals head coach Barry Trotz said his team has been calm since winning Game 3 3-2 in overtime. Forget, for a moment, the theme that colors this whole series and these two franchises: the fact that Crosby's Penguins have won two Stanley Cups while Ovechkin's Capitals have won none.

Author: 0 Wizards Third Quarter Run Too Much for Celtics

Bogdanovic has had a odd series thus far, as he opened the series with 10 points in 19 minutes during Game 1, but then earned only eight minutes of playing time during Game 2 while going scoreless. "I'm around Kelly every day", Stevens said. He's blocking out all the name-calling as best he can, and said he won't change the way he plays. "He ended up having a really , really great game of leading our team defensively, offensively".

Author: 0 Kyle Lowry done in Toronto, looking to join a contender this summer

I'm going to say it one more time. "And whatever it takes to beat the best, that's what I've gotta do". "I thought Cory Joseph was a bright spot Wednesday night, the confidence he played with, the force he played with, the way he shot the three ball", coach Dwane Casey said.

Author: 0 Do the Timberwolves have a chance to land Kyle Lowry?

With young stars like Joel Embiid and Simmons possessing talent to be max contract players and talents like Dario Saric and Robert Covington needing market-value deals, the Sixers future cap could go from clean to worrisome overnight with a Lowry deal.

Author: 0 McIlroy to undergo test on troublesome back

That's probably the third or fourth time, maybe even fifth time, that I've eagled 11. While a couple of holes have been lengthened since previous year, the course still favours precision over power, especially when conditions are firm, as they were on tournament eve.

Sports Alex Ovechkin, Caps stymied by Crosby-less Penguins
Author: 0 Alex Ovechkin, Caps stymied by Crosby-less Penguins

There is no timetable for the two-time MVP's return. Significant players will be gone, the core will be a year older and all the key players in this organization have admitted that this is an all-in year; the best shot for Ovechkin and a group of players as talented as Washington is going to see for several seasons.

Author: 0 Eric Bailly could face extended ban after Europa League dismissal

United play Dutch side Ajax in the Europa League final on Wednesday, 24 May. Mourinho has won the Champions League with Porto and Inter Milan but the Special One dismissed suggestions that the Europa League was an irrelevance. Some invisible work, at your eyes, but when I analyse my work, I know better than anyone what I had to do. "But again, I accept that to your eyes are the football results that make that decision and I'm ready for that".

Author: 0 Man United, Ajax reach Europa League final

Ajax withstood a brilliant comeback from Lyon to reach the Europa League final despite a 3-1 away defeat on Thursday. " It means an opportunity to win a trophy, the opportunity to be back in the Champions League ", said the Portuguese, who won the UEFA Cup - the precursor to the Europa League - with Porto in 2003.

Author: 0 Leigh Griffiths Missile Puts Celtic 2-0 Up Against Rangers

Rangers then pushed forward with intent with Windass' curling effort from 25 yards failing to trouble Craig Gordon. PATRICK ROBERTS: Won the penalty and gave Myles Beerman a tough time with pace and trickery. Kenny Miller's late strike was of no consolation. Flashed a drive just over the bar in first-half. 7. The keeper was then relieved to have a Griffiths shot from 12 yards come straight to him after Kieran Tierney had crossed from an advanced position.

Author: 0 Shami, Rohit return for Champions Trophy

India squad for Champions Trophy: V Kohli (c), S Dhawan, R Sharma, A Rahane, MS Dhoni (wk), Y Singh, K Jadhav, H Pandya, R Ashwin , R Jadeja, M Shami, U Yadav, B Kumar, Y Bumrah, M Pandey. Though we haven't seen some good spells from him this IPL but we are sure that he will be performing well on England's fast pitches. Though Shikhar has given a good start to the Sunrisers Hyderabad this season but he hasn't been consistent.

Author: 0 Do the Toronto Raptors need to hit the reset button?

Despite the pressure, DeMar DeRozan , fresh off a valiant playoff career-high 37-point performance in Toronto's Game 3 loss, is looking at the opportunity within Sunday's Game 4 match up. we (were) able to switch and we're comfortable with that", Lue said. Just to win 50 games is tough, period, in the National Basketball Association. Korver, whose four three-pointers were twice that of the entire Raptors lineup, played 10 minutes-plus in the decisive final quarter.

Sports Crosby plays on after scare of head-first crash
Author: 0 Crosby plays on after scare of head-first crash

Rust is the first player since Jeremy Roenick in the early 1990s to have his first three multi-goal postseason games come in clinching victories. Braden Holtby stopped 16 to send the series back to Washington for the deciding game on Wednesday night.

Author: 0 Djokovic advances to Madrid semifinals; Nishikori withdraws

He was broken three consecutive times in the first set, and once in the second to give Coric a 5-3 lead that he converted to close out the match . Nishikori faces David Ferrer next, who progressed as Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdrew with a shoulder injury.

Author: 0 Large Cyber Attack Hits England's NHS Hospital System; Ransoms Demanded

NHS Digital , which runs the health service's IT systems, believes it has identified the malware software known as Wanna Decryptor, also known as Wannacry, which appears to be requesting $300 from victims to decrypt their computers. The problem appeared to begin Friday morning when hospitals in the United Kingdom were crippled by a large-scale cyberattack, which forced operations to be canceled and ambulances to be diverted.

Author: 0 Man United not in Europa final yet - Blind

The Spaniards now lie 11th in La Liga having lost their last three domestic matches and while they are unbeaten in their last five European matches (W4 D1), they have kept just one clean sheet in six Europa League home games this season. Mourinho hailed Rashford's free-kick and confirmed that the England striker puts in a lot of effort on his dead ball skills. "I think having that pace can be important".

Sports LeBron James continues Playoff domination as Cavs win again
Author: 0 LeBron James continues Playoff domination as Cavs win again

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving faced plenty of questions and criticism of his playmaking abilities following his Game 4 performance against the Indiana Pacers in the first round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs. But to suggest a sound thrashing by a Cleveland Cavaliers team clicking on all cylinders and with a top-of-his-game LeBron James to turn to should alter that thinking in any way is just wrong.

Sports Seahawks meet with Frank Clark after comments he made on Twitter
Author: 0 Seahawks meet with Frank Clark after comments he made on Twitter

Bleacher Report's Natalie Weiner tweeted about the interaction Tuesday night. The Seahawks have yet to issue a response. Weiner's story was writing from the perspective of being a woman and a Seahawks fan, and how she'd find it hard to root for someone who had such strong allegations made against him.

Sports Jays catcher Russell Martin placed on disabled list with left shoulder injury
Author: 0 Jays catcher Russell Martin placed on disabled list with left shoulder injury

Carrasco faced the minimum of three batters in five of the seven innings he worked against the Blue Jays , and got around the hits in the first, third and seventh frames. The Blue Jays took two of three from the Rays to win a road series for the first time this season (1-4-1). "We're surviving on this trip". Tuesday's setback was compounded by the loss of designated hitter Kendrys Morales , who exited the game in the seventh inning with what the club is calling left hamstring tightness.