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by | April 22, 2017 | 04:48

Cavs had 18 turnovers in Monday's game and they will have to reduce the number of bad passes if they are to go all the way in the 2017 National Basketball Association play-offs. IN led by 10 after one quarter. Cavs lead by seven points after the first half of the game but the Pacers followed through the second half. Whether it was his strong offensive play in the first and third quarters, or the consistent willingness to sacrifice his body in an attempt to draw charges and gain extra ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:47

LeBron continued his historic march through the record books - becoming he first player since steals and blocks were first tracked in 1973-74 to tally at least 25 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists, four steals and four blocks in a Playoff game.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:41

For the second straight race, the Haas F1 Team secured a point-paying result as driver Romain Grosjean delivered an eighth-place finish at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir. The Spaniard was later given a five place penalty to be served at the next race in Russian Federation. Vettel refused to get drawn into talk about a title challenge.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:38

Kohli had twitted, "Shahid Bhai , best wishes, always a pleasure playing against you ". On Twitter, Afridi referred to the signed jersey as "a wonderful farewell gift". The Indian cricket team had earlier paid a tribute to Pakistan's former skipper Shahid Afridi after he announced retirement. He even led the national side to the ICC World Cup 2011 semi-finals, apart from being the Player of the Tournament in the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 (WT20) 2007 edition.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:33

All three countries involved can all deliver several stadiums capable of hosting matches immediately, with the Americans featuring a slew of National Football League stadiums, Mexico highlighting the most famous soccer stadium on the continent in Estadio Azteca , and Canada having Rogers Centre in Toronto to go along with BC Place in Vancouver, which was the 2010 Olympic stadium and site of the 2015 Women's World Cup final.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:30

That isn't news in and of itself because, well, Cleveland obviously has a chance to win the title. He is the best player and centerpiece of the reigning National Basketball Association champion Cleveland Cavaliers, and without him, the franchise certainly would not have claimed the 2016 title.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:28

However, it was anything but easy as the Cavs had to withstand a strong comeback by the Pacers, who could have stolen the opener but C.J. Miles missed a 14-foot jumper in the final second. For the second straight year, the Cavs will sign swingman Dahntay Jones on the final day of the regular season, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:28

That shouldn't be a surprising decision either, as instead of talking a good game about their ability to transition a college basketball player to an National Football League tight end, the Colts could actually prove it to Alie-Cox. Probably the biggest thing was how well I caught the ball. Along with putting Alie-Cox through tight end-specific drills, some teams worked him out as a defensive end.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:25

We've been there". But outside of the SAP Center, where the Sharks skate and where they hosted the Stanley Cup Finals a year ago, the team isn't exactly making headlines. Edmonton was able to kill off the abbreviated two man advantage, but shortly after Kassian's penalty expired the Sharks started teeing off on Talbot.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:24

And, there's even a chance that McKenzie doesn't get Lynch done next week and doesn't draft a running back. Who knows after that? "But the door is still open". Speaking to reporters Friday, Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie said the team is looking for clarification soon. Lynch, though, apparently wants no part of paying back the bonus, and also likely would ask for the Raiders to cover some or all of it, which Oakland doesn't want to do.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:22

But history will not repeat itself in the Leafs-Capitals first-round playoff affair because Goliath would have won a Best of 7 series against David. But whatever momentum Toronto gained was dashed when the Penguins scored on a power play of their own, Crosby notching his NHL-leading 44th goal.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:17

And though they have been withdrawn O'Sullivan claims he was " bullied " and "intimidated" by snooker chiefs and made a decision to get the lawyers involved. You promised me I'd get one. "If I say something about the refs, about the players, about the venue , it's too much". "I couldn't win a match really, and I thought that it's not fair on the fans, it's not fair on the people who have invested in me, and I don't really think I've done a lot wrong", he said.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:12

The struggles of Loris Karius and Mignolet have been well publicised this season thus fueling speculation that Liverpool may look to make another signing, with Joe Hart's name being regularly thrown into the discussion as it's clear that his future does not lie with wither Man City or Torino.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:08

After flaming out in each of the past three playoffs in heartbreaking fashion, the Clippers find themselves facing the prospect of going back to a raucous Salt Lake City trailing by two games if they can't find a way to win Game 2 on Tuesday.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:05

He is the former manager of AFC Bournemouth , West Ham United, Portsmouth , Tottenham Hotspur and QPR . Redknapp's brief does not now extend beyond securing Birmingham's second-tier survival but if he can achieve that aim, he could be convinced to remain in charge for a crack at promotion to the Premier League.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:05

LONDON (Reuters) - Players from Premier League title-chasers Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur dominate the Professional Football Association's Team of the Year announced on Thursday, occupying eight of the starting 11 spots. "If there's a favourite it is Chelsea ", Pochettino said. Terry has managed only 366 minutes in the Premier League, and only six since limping away from the draw at Swansea City in mid-September , but has made three starts in the FA Cup and would be a natural replacement ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:05

Spicer, who is an avid Patriots fan, took the interruption in stride by saying, "I think I got this, but thank you". Hernandez was serving life in prison for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd . Just one day before the general election, Trump announced that Brady and Belichick supported his campaign - though Brady's wife Gisele Bundchen later denied that he was a supporter.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:05

United is without Juan Mata (groin), Chris Smalling (leg), and Phil Jones (toe) as the team struggles to cope with the demands of its packed schedule. Sergio Romero will play in goal for the home team, with Mourinho asserting that the backup keeper deserves to play out the remainder of United's Europa League games.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:59

Wenger shocked Arsenal fans by switching to a back three for their visit to Middlesbrough, and the 67-year-old backed up his decision based on recent disappointing results. "I think Middlesbrough came out second half and made it a lot more hard and they went very direct at the end but all in all it was a new system and we have got the three points with it and that is all that matters", the 23-year-old said.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:59

Johnson's statline was impressive, 21 points on 9-14 shooting, including 3-4 from distance, in 31 minutes off the bench. When asked by ESPN's J.A. "We fought to the end of the year to get (homecourt advantage), now we've given it right back". He already passed his first test as the Clippers struggled with the Jazz spaced out wing fronts of Hayward, Johnson & Ingles.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:58

The Lions' only win came on the back of an Andrew Tye-special with the ball so when Aaron Finch (31), McCullum (33) and skipper Suresh Raina (84) all fired, the wheels were finally in motion for victory. # Gautam Gambhir scored 33 off 28 balls. Alongwith skipper Gautam Gambhir (33; 28b 2x4 1x6), he engineered a 45-run partnership, finding the fence every three balls taking Praveen Kumar, James Faulkner and Thampi to the cleaners.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:56

Both Mercedes drivers pitted at the same time, which cost the team time as they had yet to finish with Bottas before Hamilton had arrived. "For sure, I did it because there was potential that Lewis could challenge Sebastian", said Bottas.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:50

But there was a minute of sickening silence shortly after the ideal, three-part harmony of the cast of "Hamilton" and before cheers that accompanied Mark Melancon's recording the final out in the Giants' 4-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks .

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:47

CTE, or Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, is a disease often found in the brains of athletes who have sustained head traumas. In the wake of Hernandez's death, the families of the deceased are hoping to receive a portion of his National Football League earnings.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:49

Chelsea are looking to win their second Premier League title in three seasons. Terry would love to bow out by helping Chelsea regain the title and he has so far made no mention of his next destination, with China or the United States potential options, as well as possibly staying in the Premier League with a team like Bournemouth or Stoke.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:45

David Goffin proved too hot to handle for Novak Djokovic as the Belgian 10th seed reached the Monte Carlo semi-finals with a thrilling 6-2 3-6 7-5 victory on Friday. "I know Pouille, he's a young player coming very strong". "It will be super hard". He puffed his cheeks in relief. They played 4 times before, Ramos-Vinolas won the first encounter but it was all about Marin in the next 3, but he was unable to continue his winning streak today.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:38

Djokovic was taken to three sets by 32nd-ranked Gilles Simon and 19th-ranked Pablo Carreno Busta and could well have lost both. Ramos-Vinolas will play French No.11 seed Lucas Pouille or No.16 seed Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay. Murray has significantly extended his lead over Novak Djokovic at the top of the rankings despite a slow start to the season but has a huge amount of ranking points to defend from now until the end of the year.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:42

The Spaniard did have more than a few anxious moments against the stubborn Diego Schwartzman but survived the loss of four straight games in the second set to win 6-4, 6-4 and plays David Goffin , rather than Djokovic, in the semi-finals.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:42

While their winning run at home is over, Barca still have an impressive unbeaten streak at their own stadium to defend when they return to the competition next season. Juventus next play Genoa in Serie A on Sunday. After beating Barcelona , there is a very real sense that Juventus could emulate Inter Milan and win the treble.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:30

Yet Browns' executive VP Sashi Brown put the kibosh on any early revelation of who will be Cleveland's pick in his press conference. The two quarterbacks speculatively "traded" most often to Cleveland for some combination of the Browns' draft picks have been backups Jimmy Garoppolo of the New England Patriots and AJ McCarron of the Cincinnati Bengals .

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:27

Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti also criticized the referee's performance after the game, while his players were unanimous in pinning the blame for the defeat on Kassai. Perhaps a small section of supporters within Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu are on to something. Bayern will have to restructure their squad after team captain Philipp Lahm and midfielder Xabi Alonso will retire at the end of the season.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:24

Flustered through the first three quarters, Jimmy Butler produced a breakout final period that was enough to carry the Chicago Bulls past the top-seeded Boston Celtics in the opener of their National Basketball Association first-round Eastern Conference play-off series .

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:27

Rondo is averaging 11.5 points, 10 assists and 8.5 rebounds in the Bulls' two victories over the Celtics. Per the Bulls press release, "Rondo injured his right hand in Game 2 at Boston on Tuesday night". Hoiberg also likes the pace and unselfishness the Bulls played with in Boston . The Game 3 betting line is 1.5 points, via OddsShark , and the over/under is 207.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:17

Ugo Ehiogu , the former England defender who was a coach of the Tottenham Under-23s, died on Friday from cardiac arrest. The Tottenham Hotspur under-23 coach was then taken to hospital from the club's training ground, but passed away on Friday morning.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:13

And then McCaw was jumped back into the starting lineup last night with Durant out again, played great defense against the risky Trail Blazer guards, and generally turned in the game of his life-34 minutes, 9 points, 5 rebounds, a massive plus.