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Kevin Durant still questionable for playoff Game 3 Saturday Kevin Durant still questionable for playoff Game 3 Saturday
- April 23, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP ) — Steve Kerr was questionable to coach the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of their playoff series at Portland on Saturday night because he didn't feel well. Washington leads Atlanta 2-0, with the Hawks hosting Game 3 on Saturday. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Warriors are favored at Portland, as they are getting odds of -6 points against the Blazers. (more...)
Browns have zeroed in on choice with No. 1 draft pick Browns have zeroed in on choice with No. 1 draft pick
- April 22, 2017

As for the rumored compensation, the idea of the Browns giving up selections No. 52 and No. 145 is more palatable than sending No. 33 and No. 108 to NY. We don't want to get into a habit of turning two picks into one, so to speak. "Could we in theory?" Berry, though, said the Browns don't have any issues with Garrett's competitiveness. (more...)
Ibrahimovic, Rojo injuries look bad - Mourinho Ibrahimovic, Rojo injuries look bad - Mourinho
- April 21, 2017

The rivals met in the 2014 final, which Real won 4-1 after extra time and won 5-3 on penalties against Atletico in last year's final. Ibrahimovic's knee problem was particularly nasty but did free up Rashford to play down the middle for the rest of the game, where he had a much bigger impact on proceedings. (more...)
UFC 210 Corner Audio Reveals Anthony Johnson Appearing To Ignore Coach
- April 21, 2017

Talking through tears, Johnson thanked everyone who gave him a chance in the sport and Cormier for giving him the opportunity to fight again. Daniel Cormier is amongst Monster Energy's elite UFC athletes along with Conor "The Notorious" McGregor, Chris "The All American" Weidman, Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone, Dominick "Dominator" Cruz, Jon "Bones" Jones, Tyron "The Chosen One" Woodley, and Cain Velasquez. (more...)
Mourinho relying on Rooney amid United's injury crisis Mourinho relying on Rooney amid United's injury crisis
- April 21, 2017

Later the match ended, Mourinho said: "I don't think they are easy injuries, but I prefer to wait for all the tests to be done tomorrow". "He could by age, but when you reach a certain level, and you reach that level for a long time, I don't think it makes sense". (more...)
American, Russian arrive at International Space Station
- April 21, 2017

Fischer, along with Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, blasted off in their Soyuz spacecraft at 3:13 a.m. EDT, and docked about five hours later at 9:18 a.m. On that day, Whitson, the first woman to command the International Space Station, will have spent 535 days in space, more time than any other American astronaut. (more...)
Momentum with Spurs for FA Cup semifinal showdown vs Chelsea
- April 21, 2017

Clement knows Terry well from their time at Stamford Bridge together, with the Swansea head coach being Carlo Ancelotti's assistant when Chelsea won a league and cup double in 2009-10. "This is a semi-final and in the season we tried to have in every position two options", Conte added. The remaining eight places are reserved for the two teams now battling it out for the title as the full-back positions are occupied by Tottenham Hotspur's Kyle Walker and Danny Rose, with an all-Chelsea ... (more...)
Marcus Smart Flipped Off a Fan During Celtics' Game 2 Loss
- April 20, 2017

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas' shoes are adorned with the words "I Love You Chyna" in tribute to his sister who died in a vehicle crash over the weekend, while facing the Chicago Bulls in the second quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game in Boston, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. (more...)
As Chelsea wobble can Spurs surge to Premier League title?
- April 19, 2017

But not only does the gravitas of the individuals matter in emphasising Kane's achievement but also the timeline, as it's been more than 10 years since we've seen it. Who is more likely to move to each Premier League club this summer? While inconveniencing the Blues in the short run, the loss also laid bare the size of task awaiting the club if they are to compete in the Champions League next season. (more...)
Invincibles To Invisibles - Arsenal Demise Met With Fan Fury Invincibles To Invisibles - Arsenal Demise Met With Fan Fury
- April 18, 2017

It was another humiliating result for Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, who is weighing up whether to sign a contract extension at a club he has coached since 1996, amid heightened unrest from fans. Palace opened the scoring with their first shot on target, Andros Townsend turning in a low cross from his fellow winger Wilfried Zaha after Arsenal failed to deal with a long ball. (more...)
English Premier League : United stuns Chelsea; Reds climb to third with victory English Premier League : United stuns Chelsea; Reds climb to third with victory
- April 18, 2017

In this case the fault is of the coach." the Italian explained. The top two will now meet at Wembley in the FA Cup semi-finals next weekend in what would be a significant test of Chelsea's mettle. The Liverpool legend said: "No, I don't think it is". "It was a special game, an important one, and despite being in the stands I enjoyed the great atmosphere at Old Trafford and my team-mates' great performance". (more...)
Sunderland in dire straits after draw Sunderland in dire straits after draw
- April 16, 2017

Sunderland manager David Moyes has hailed goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and claimed that he has "every right" to be named as the PFA Young Player of the year. "I'm disappointed with both goals, but not disappointed generally with the play". I thought we played well today, the lads deserve great credit for coming back. (more...)
Phil Jackson: Carmelo Anthony 'better off somewhere else' Phil Jackson: Carmelo Anthony 'better off somewhere else'
- April 16, 2017

Anthony, who turns 33 years old this offseason, has talked openly in the past about wanting to win in NY. As the tension grew between the two, Anthony at one point said he wanted to remain with the Knicks and would not waive his no-trade clause. (more...)
Lillard tells ESPN Blazers can win series vs. Warriors Lillard tells ESPN Blazers can win series vs. Warriors
- April 15, 2017

The Warriors then won by eight points in early January at Oracle Arena and by just two points during a Jan. 29 game at Moda Center. Nurkic said Friday that if the decision were up to him, he'd suit up for this weekend's playoff opener, but being that the Blazers will determine whether he plays, the Bosnian's status remains in limbo. (more...)
African legend Didier Drogba joins Phoenix Rising as player and co-owner African legend Didier Drogba joins Phoenix Rising as player and co-owner
- April 14, 2017

With Drogba and the ownership group's star power (and money), Phoenix Rising are positioning themselves to win one of Major League Soccer's upcoming expansion slots. Phoenix FC folded after one season, and Arizona United played three seasons until majority owner Kyle Eng sold his interest to a group headed by Berke Bakay . (more...)
Mesut Ozil set to STAY at Arsenal for most embarrassing reason possible Mesut Ozil set to STAY at Arsenal for most embarrassing reason possible
- April 14, 2017

And Monday's 3-0 defeat to Crystal Palace saw renewed calls for the Frenchman to clarify whether he intends to stay or leave the Emirates at the end of the season. " He has been here for 20 years and has given a lot to this club and I think he deserves respect for what he has achieved here ". The former FC Barcelona star has been Arsenal's standout performer over the past few campaigns, scoring 64 goals and assisting a further 41 strikes in 133 matches since signing for the club in 2014. (more...)
Record-setting Coutinho promises more goals to come for Liverpool Record-setting Coutinho promises more goals to come for Liverpool
- April 13, 2017

Liverpool went 1-0 down at the end of the first half, with Ireland worldwide Jonathan Walters heading past Simon Mignolet after good work from Xherdan Shaqiri. "Roberto said "I'm really done" after two games for Brazil". "They (the club) asked me to stay at home because I was not feeling well but I wanted to be here". (more...)
One For Arthur adds tartan touch to Grand National One For Arthur adds tartan touch to Grand National
- April 13, 2017

It was a well-deserved few hours for the Sligo native having belied his inexperience with the coolest of rides to win the world's most famous steeplechase at the first attempt. William Hill trading director Terry Pattinson said: "Early signs are that we won in England but got stuffed in Scotland". He is sweet on his chances - his previous runner was 13th - and is a dream ride for Danny Cook, who Ellison says his orders to him will be "to stay calm". (more...)
Kante admits to choosing Chelsea over Arsenal Kante admits to choosing Chelsea over Arsenal
- April 13, 2017

The industrious French midfielder has been tipped for Player of the Year, and he has revealed how he could have been tempted to move to the Emirates Stadium . Paul Walsh has claimed Tottenham are missing a player like Chelsea ace N'Golo Kante as they look to close in on Antonio Conte's side at the top of the Premier League. (more...)
McDavid hits 100 points, Eberle has hat trick and Oilers win McDavid hits 100 points, Eberle has hat trick and Oilers win
- April 13, 2017

The Oilers were leading Vancouver in the third period in Sunday's other late game. They're healthy, their star Connor McDavid has been putting up points easily, and they look as good as they have all year-long. The Oilers regained the lead at 4:10 with Eberle snapping a shot over Bachman's shoulder. Selected with the first overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, Game 1 will be McDavid's first career playoff game. (more...)
Tim Tebow homers twice, strikes out 5 times in 1st series Tim Tebow homers twice, strikes out 5 times in 1st series
- April 13, 2017

With the help of Tebow, the Fireflies just won all four games in their series against Augusta. While his first homer barely made it over the fence, this one was a no-doubter. "The progress has been absolutely impressive, to be honest with you", Jose Leger , the manager of the Columbia Fireflies , told The State . In spring training for the Mets, Tebow batted.148 in 27 appearances. (more...)
Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting
- April 12, 2017

The missile flew about 60km before hitting the water, according to the South Korean military. "US Pacific Command is fully committed to working closely with our Republic of Korea and Japanese allies to maintain security", the military command in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region said. (more...)
Sergio Garcia wins the Masters, ends drought at the majors Sergio Garcia wins the Masters, ends drought at the majors
- April 11, 2017

The 37-year-old was asked if receiving the backing of those in attendance made his success more special and replied: "They were very supportive but I do have to say that the patrons here have always been incredible". Garcia says he has learned to accept bad bounces. But there's always a group that, I don't know, they are just trying to be amusing not only with me, with everyone, trying to be amusing or something. (more...)
Myles Garrett makes threat if Browns don't take him No. 1 overall Myles Garrett makes threat if Browns don't take him No. 1 overall
- April 11, 2017

The Browns' analytically-driven front office has many outside-the-box thinkers, but taking a running back with the top pick even seems like a stretch. Garrett is widely considered the favorite to go No. 1 overall. Myles Garrett has warned the Cleveland Browns he will punish the team if they do not select him with the first pick in the NFL Draft. (more...)
Willett goes back to basics with roast beef Masters dinner Willett goes back to basics with roast beef Masters dinner
- April 11, 2017

The state of Alabama is well represented at the 2017 Masters at Augusta National, with defending champion Danny Willett (who played at Jacksonville State), former University of Alabama golfer Justin Thomas and former Auburn Tiger Jason Dufner all competing. (more...)
Salihamidzic has no fears over Bayern ahead of Dortmund clash Salihamidzic has no fears over Bayern ahead of Dortmund clash
- April 09, 2017

Detached from remaining group throughout the whole match, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was given a rare second to get in a goal opportunity, but his inside the box effort to place the ball to the net was thwarted in the nick of time as Boateng came to rectify his teammates' preceding errors. (more...)
Silva delights at 'best' Hull performance with Boro win Silva delights at 'best' Hull performance with Boro win
- April 07, 2017

A Harry Maguire goal in the 70th minute sealed victory for Hull . Three unanswered goals by Lazar Markovic, Oumar Niasse, and Abel Hernandez gave the Tigers the advantage after 45 minutes, despite a Marten De Roon goal in first half stoppage time. (more...)
Ovechkin still plans to play in Pyeongchang
- April 06, 2017

Several players believe the NHL is bluffing about its decision not to participate in the Games, even though the league said there will be no new negotiations with Olympic officials. "That would be kind of weird to see some guys leaving, and it's only going to be a few players, too", Hornqvist said. The NHL's decision not to release players for next year's Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea comes as a surprise to some of the Canadian players at the women's world hockey championship. (more...)
1 in 10 moms passed Zika to offspring — CDC 1 in 10 moms passed Zika to offspring — CDC
- April 06, 2017

Identification and follow-up care of infants born to mothers with laboratory evidence of possible recent Zika virus infection during pregnancy and infants with possible congenital Zika virus infection can help ensure that appropriate intervention services are available to affected infants, the MMWR report concluded. (more...)
Sherman trade talk is 'real' on 'both sides — Seahawks GM Sherman trade talk is 'real' on 'both sides — Seahawks GM
- April 06, 2017

There are many doors that have been opened. The Boston Herald , citing a source, says there is a chance Sherman lands with the Patriots if their star corner, Malcolm Butler, leaves via free agency or a trade. But for Sherman in particular, that's meant a couple of incidents he may regret, including late last season when he screamed at offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell on the sidelines of a game against the Los Angeles Rams and had to be pulled away by defensive coordinator Kris Richard. (more...)

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