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by | April 20, 2017 | 06:44

Chicago had won three straight games in this series before a 107-106 loss on Saturday in Brooklyn. PACERS 104 bt HAWKS 86 - Paul George tallied 32 points and 11 rebounds, and Jeff Teague added 19 points and seven assists before rolling his left ankle late in the fourth quarter, leading in to a playoff-clinching victory over Atlanta.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:43

He didn't feel his guys got a fair shake at it because of the "poorly officiated game", in his own words. Fizdale was incensed after Kawhi Leonard shot more free-throws (19) than the Grizz as a team (15). Mike Conley led Memphis with 24 points in the losing effort. Coach David Fizdale is blaming the officiating, according to ESPN . Calling out the officiating and discrepancies in foul calls is a way to put that idea in the back of people's minds, most importantly officials in ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:38

The San Jose power play had four goals by game's end, feasting on an Oilers team that's been undisciplined from the start. Also, the Sharks were able to move their shot total to 29. More importantly, he was winning battles along the boards on both sides of the puck, an indication that his tenacious two-way game is rounding back into form.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:30

The Houston Rockets blew the doors off of the Oklahoma City Thunder during Game 1 of their series on Sunday night, 118-87. Game Three is on Sunday in Oklahoma City. Obviously, the Thunder need to play better basketball in order to win Wednesday night. Harden upped his game, he's made the players around him better, and the coaching on both sides of the ball have helped tie everything together in a neat little bow.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:30

In the round of 16 against PSG , Barcelona came from 4-0 down to win 6-1 and progressed 6-5 on aggregate against the French champions. "Juve will have their chances, too, so our objective is to score five times". "We are going to try until the end". "I'd like to give them no chance at all of beating us, but I'd have to say it's 60-40 in our favour". - It is only the second time that Barcelona haven't scored at Camp Nou this season in all competitions (vs Malaga in November).

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:21

If I don't like it I can come back and still fight. I've been here. Jon Jones is the one who hasn't been here. The fight started out with Cormier and Johnson spending a lot of time up against the cage, which was clearly to Cormier's advantage.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:19

The president praised Kraft on Wednesday for "building such an outstanding organization" and for the prolonged success of the franchise. Not all the team members were on hand to accept personal congratulations from President Donald Trump.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:17

Paul posted a complete game by posting 21 points while shooting 9-of-15 from the field and 3-of-4 from 3-point range and posting 10 assists. Griffin took a page out of Paul's repertoire and buried a 3-pointer from the left corner, extending the Clippers' lead to 97-88 with 1:35 to play.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:15

Kris Bryant tied the game at 4-4 with an RBI single with two outs in the ninth, paving the way for Addison Russell's game-winning homer off Brewers closer Neftali Feliz . Justin Grimm (1-0) worked a scoreless sixth inning, and Carl Edwards and Hector Rondon followed with one shutout inning apiece. A Rondon walk in the eight was the only base runner allowed by the trio.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:14

Martial has only started one of United's last eight games and was even dropped from the Red Devils' squad for their 2-0 win against Chelsea on Sunday. "We do need a goal tomorrow but we need to be prudent as well". If we need to keep a result, to keep the ball, to keep control of the game by having possession, he can help us too.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:10

Fiala almost won the game twice earlier in the extra session before he took a pass from James Neal and wheeled around Crawford for the goal. Working class players can be heroes in hockey, as Kevin Fiala proved by scoring the game-winner Monday .

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:09

The Western regionals are a bit more interesting, as Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Allentown, Pennsylvania will each be first-time hosts in 2018. The University of Pittsburgh was also chosen to host several championship events that Penn State faithful might be interested in - including the men's hockey Frozen Four in 2021, the wrestling national championships in 2019 and the women's volleyball national title game in 2019.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:05

With a 2-0 lead and the series heading back to the Windy City, the Bulls have an opportunity to potentially close out the series at home. In Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Clippers turned up the pressure inside on Tuesday to salvage a split of the first two games of their National Basketball Association playoff series against the Utah Jazz.

by | April 20, 2017 | 06:02

The former Giants quarterback, who was replaced by Tony Romo as CBS' lead NFL game analyst, will be moving to "The NFL Today" studio show, the network announced, joining Bill Cowher, Boomer Esiason and Bart Scott. It's good to see that CBS had a plan in place to keep Simms all along. So CBS winds up with the A-team commentator they want and with Simms sliding into the vacant The NFL Today slot.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:52

Sunderland midfielder Lee Cattermole has suggested that his side's 2-2 draw with West Ham United on Saturday could be the springboard they need to launch an unlikely survival bid. There have been problems within the dressing room, but it's up to us to deal with the results, the injuries, to keep united and keep believing". When managers and teams aren't doing well, they deserve to take frustrations out on somebody.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:51

Lou Williams also managed to make just three of his 11 shot attempts. Game 2 of the seven-game series is Wednesday in Houston . The Rockets , who went into the half with a five-point lead, began to run away with the game midway through the third quarter, shortly after Adams set a hard screen on Beverley to set up a wide-open three for Roberson, which brought the Thunder within two.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:50

Guardiola said after the game that the defeat killed his side's hopes of winning the Premier League but City still have to secure a top-four finish and Champions League football for next season. We were disappointed to lose three points at home to Palace but we recovered and coped really well. "For this reason, we have to win 18 points". "Otherwise it will be a good season, but not a great season".

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:47

As a final tribute to former Mariner Ichiro Suzuki , the first 20-thousand fans through the gates at Safeco Field will get a dual bobble head showing Suzuki wearing a Marlins jersey and a Mariners jersey. In his first two starts this season, Chen allowed seven hits in each start. Perhaps sensing a get-it-over fastball, Ichiro turned on it with every ounce on his lithe frame and deposited it in the first row of bleachers in right field, to the amazement and delight of everyone in attendance, ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:47

HONOURS EVEN IN NEW ZEALAND-SOUTH KOREA DAVIS CUP TIE: There were mixed fortunes for South Korea's young guns as they finished the opening day of a Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I tie level at 1-1 against hosts New Zealand. I'll be out there for some of Thommo's match and I think it's a good match up with him against Sock. The United States and Australia are facing off in a Davis Cup World Group Quarterfinal, and the Aussies jumped out to an early 2-0 lead after the first two rubber ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:42

Barcelona looked down and out after losing the first leg of their last-16 tie 4-0 against Paris St Germain in February, but produced a remarkable 6-1 second-leg triumph last month to reach the quarter-finals of Europe's premier club competition.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:36

Blue Jays 2, Orioles 1: Kendrys Morales homered off Tyler Wilson leading off the bottom of the ninth inning, and Toronto stopped a seven-game skid. "Just couldn't get it done off ( Robbie Ross Jr .) there with the bases loaded". Boston manager John Farrell also said he thought they would try for two.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:32

Having started so impressively after his big-money move from Monaco in 2015, the 21-year-old's second season at Old Trafford has been a struggle. Bournemouth will learn from their consecutive defeats to leaders Chelsea and second-placed Tottenham Hotspur and are confident of a strong end to their Premier League campaign, winger Marc Pugh has said .

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:31

I am very happy. Real are gunning to be the first team in Champions League history to retain the trophy, after they triumphed over rivals Atletico Madrid on penalties in last year's final. Can Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern Munich recover from a goal down against the reigning Champions League holders to knock out Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday night? "However, we're happy and satisfied to have got a win here, which is always very important".

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:27

One of the main reasons why Mourinho wants to sign Aurier is because he wants to pair him up with his compatriot in Eric Bailly on the right side of Manchester United's defence. This led to him not being able to travel to the United Kingdom to face Arsenal in the Champions League as his visa had been revoked. Checkout some of Serge Aurier's best work for PSG so far .

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:25

It's no secret we're real disappointed the way things have been going at home the last two years in the playoffs . And when Montreal's defense has faltered, Carey Price has been there to pick up the pieces, allowing one goal on 21 shots.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:19

It's going to be hard for the Celtics to get outrebounded as bad as they did on Sunday. Given the Bulls' inconsistency this season, there is still some hope for the Celtics, but the first step toward getting back into the series is entering Game 3 with a better mindset than they left Game 2 with.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:19

It was a dominant performance by the Oilers and particularly by Kassian, a fourth-line wing. However, the period ended scoreless. "We were just trying to build our game", Sharks captain Joe Pavelski said. "When you don't have the puck you're not going to get many shots on goal". The Oilers missed the playoffs in each of the last 10 years. He swiped at the puck with this stick, giving it to Edmonton's Mark Letestu.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:15

If the Rockets can win big despite several regular contributors struggling, it's a good sign. They also shot poorly from the free throw line, 69%. "That's never gonna change", Harden said at the Rockets' shootaround on Sunday. OKC shooting guard Victor Oladipo shot just 1 of 12 from the field. In Boston, Butler scored five points during an 8-0 run midway through the final period that put the Bulls in control on an emotional night at the Boston Garden.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:11

The Portugal forward had scored both goals in Madrid's 2-1 first-leg win in Germany last week. I had never been in favour of video technology, but I must admit it's necessary now. "It's a special competition for Real Madrid ", Ronaldo said. "Manuel Neuer suffered a fracture to his left foot in the 4-2 defeat away to Real Madrid according to an initial diagnosis", the club later said on their website.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:10

He was pretty battered and bruised after the Wales-Ireland game, so for him to front up the next week against England and play so well was really positive from my point of view. Although Warburton stood down as captain of his country ahead of this season's Six Nations Championship - lock and fellow Lion Alun Wyn Jones took over - and is now sidelined by a knee injury, he has always been uppermost in Gatland's mind and was his leader in 2011.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:09

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP ) - The Golden State Warriors will not risk Kevin Durant getting a worse injury than the strained calf that sidelined him for Game 2 of their playoff series against Portland on Wednesday night. They ranked at the top in offensive and defensive efficiency and seemed poised, even destined, to achieve the NBA's elusive double-dip: consecutive championships.

by | April 20, 2017 | 05:08

And, the Ottawa Senators were able to overcome a meltdown in Beantown. So, are you anticipating more hatred from Boston? "Things are really ramping now", said defenceman Cody Ceci Tuesday at the club's Boston hotel. Monday night's clash was a wild one, as Ottawa built a 3-0 lead by the four minute mark of the second period. The Senators have the best power play in the playoffs and have converted 30 percent of their power plays.

by | April 20, 2017 | 04:55

Open in NY. In December past year, Williams announced her engagement to Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian, and to no one's surprise, she first disclosed the news on her Reddit account. Victoria Azarenka, 27, had a son in December and is expected to be back on the tour in July. Most recently, Williams has been teasing fans with glimpses of her and Ohanian's super romantic moments, as well as a tiny peek at what could be her wedding dress.

by | April 20, 2017 | 04:54

Trump later read at a rally "in a very, very big and important state". In a statement released to ESPN , Patriots quarterback Tom Brady announced that he would not be attending the Patriots' celebration at the White House. Trump didn't mention Brady during his remarks today, but he did mention a handful of other players who made key contributions to the team's unlikely Super Bowl comeback.

by | April 20, 2017 | 04:53

Phil Kessel was credited with three assists. Guentzel scored the go-ahead goal at 11:48 in the third period. Werenski led all rookie defenseman during the regular season with 11 goals and 36 assists in 78 games. 1 seed. Columbus, with good reason, expects him to be a difference-maker for a lot of years. Schwartz had a power-play goal at 15:19 of the second period to put the Blues one win away from the second round.