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by | April 27, 2017 | 01:26

In the end, the team that hoists the Cup won't be known for having the most wins in the regular season, let alone clinching their division title. Do you have Stanley Cup Playoffs withdrawal yet? There have already been three massive upsets in the postseason and there could be more ahead.

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:24

The Bulls shot 58 percent when the shot was created by Rondo in Game 2 . Dwayne Wade also had 22 points in addition to Robin Lopez's 18 points. Butler scored 15 of his 30 points in the fourth and he shook off a rough start to the game which saw Avery Bradley and Marcus Smart hounding him on defense.

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:24

United face Spain's Celta Vigo in the semi-finals and the Portuguese said: "We can not give the club the Premier League, we have a 25 per cent chance to win the Europa League and we have to put everything on it". "Now he must continue". "The most important thing is to look at ourselves, tonight was a big win for us. He's very important for us, his confidence is very important for us".

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:21

An initial two-year suspension was cut to 15 months and the 30-year-old is now without a world ranking, requiring wildcards from tournaments and dividing opinion just as she has done ever since she burst onto the scene as a 17-year-old Wimbledon victor in 2004.

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:21

Diego Costa stopped his recent goal drought using a second half brace before Ryan Bertrand was the second Stamford Bridge returnee to get on the scoresheet as his former team expanded their lead over Tottenham in the peak to seven points. "So it was enjoyable to be back out there again but sadly we couldn't win". The Spain striker's 50th in the Premier League goal was his first in eight matches and he duly made it 20 across all competitions this season with a late second of the night.

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:21

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. But with time running out his replacement, Fabio Borini fired through a clutch of players to level the score and set up a nervy final few minutes for West Ham .

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:16

On Thursday, the Pacers were on the wrong side of an all-time great performance by LeBron James , who finished with a whopping tally of 41 points, 13 rebounds, 12 assists, 2 blocks and a steal. They are now up 3-0 in the first-round series against Indiana. What that means, and what we saw from Williams in the Cavs' four-game sweep of the Pacers, was a former All-Star coming off the bench and turning in a highly efficient 15.5 minutes per contest.

by | April 27, 2017 | 01:10

Coates said an AOC executive meeting that has been called for this week would be a "sensible discussion" about the issues. The emails, from January past year, were included in a letter sent by ex-AOC chief executive Ms de Jong to the AOC board on Wednesday ahead of a meeting to discuss allegations of bullying in the organisation.

by | April 27, 2017 | 00:34

The young reality television personality became furious over the fact that Tyga sided with his baby mama, Chyna, who was embroiled in a bitter custody battle with Mr. Tyga won't admit it, but his friends think it's obvious he wants to get back together with her. Regardless, with all of Tyga's financial issues, the 19-year-old may be moving onto more accomplished beaus.

by | April 27, 2017 | 00:30

Wenger fielded a 3-4-3 formation, the first time he has played a three-man defence since 1997. Goals from Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil sealed the win in which Wenger switched his system from a back four to a back three for the first time in his Gunners tenure.

by | April 27, 2017 | 00:14

The Blue Jackets have outscored the Penguins 5-2 in the first period over the course of the series, including building two-goal leads in both Game 3 and Game 4. While Columbus again has its back against the wall, the Blue Jackets aren't likely to have the same spark to start Game 5 tonight as it did in Game 4 at home.

by | April 27, 2017 | 00:15

Leicester's already hard task now took on Everest-like proportions as they were required to score three goals against a defence that had leaked only four so far in the competition. "We tried our best but it was unfortunate and the aim in future is to get more European football". "Finalists in two of the last three years and we knew what type of challenge to expect".

by | April 26, 2017 | 10:51

The experienced Klitschko is considered the underdog for Saturday's fight and, aged 41 and after 17 months of inactivity, he could struggle to recover should he suffer a second consecutive defeat. Klitschko also suffered a minor injury in training, ruling him out of fighting on December 10. While there are a raft of British world champions, Joshua, in the sport's most premier division, has the highest profile, even if he has no desire to hog the limelight.

by | April 26, 2017 | 10:45

Firmino only got a glancing touch to the ball, which popped up in the middle of the six-yard box for the stooping Benteke to head home. Palace now look certain to preserve Sam Allardyce's proud record of never being in charge of a club that has gone down.

by | April 26, 2017 | 10:42

City gunned down...again Manchester City had triumphed in their last eight FA Cup semi-finals prior to Sunday, a streak that dated back to defeat to Arsenal in 1932. "I want to underline [Nathan] Ake's performance [against Tottenham]". Instead, however, Chelsea clinched a dramatic 4-2 win to book their place in the FA Cup final and reassert their status as the finest team in the country.

by | April 26, 2017 | 10:39

The blister is the second recurring injury to sideline one of the Jays' star players this week: Josh Donaldson was placed on the DL on Friday after the 2015 AL MVP reinjured his calf. No, it wasn't bad enough that the Blue Jays offense was anemic to begin with; now they don't have their best player in the field and the Jays lost 40% of their rotation in a single day.

by | April 26, 2017 | 10:39

Real Madrid's Gareth Bale, center, walks off the pitch after getting injured during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Barcelona, dubbed "el clasico", at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, April 23, 2017.

by | April 26, 2017 | 10:39

Though no due date has been announced, the record breaking tennis star is taking a break from tennis for the remainder of 2017, returning to the court next year. She's been on vacation with Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit, in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. It has been reported that Williams plans to take a break from tennis for the rest of the year to enjoy motherhood.

by | April 26, 2017 | 10:31

Earnhardt has won has won 26 times in 603 starts over a career that began in 1999 and stretched almost two decades. "As you know, I missed a few races a year ago and during that time I had to face the realization that my driving career may have already ended without me so much as getting a vote on the table".

by | April 26, 2017 | 10:32

Luis Enrique, who will be looking to bow out with a hat-trick of titles when he leaves the club at the end of the season, added: "Tomorrow I hope to see the Camp Nou we've seen all season, filled with people cheering". "We are disappointed with the result, when you get back to 2-2 with 10 men you have to think a little more and defend together". Ter Stegen's coming of ageThat Barca were still in the game for Messi to make the telling impact, though, was thanks in large part to the brilliance ...

by | April 26, 2017 | 10:27

Schweinsteiger says his ex-United teammate should move to the US. "Such players are certainly very important to the MLS". "He is a very professional sportsman and brings a lot of quality on the pitch". During his time at Old Trafford, the former Bayern Munich star only managed to make 35 appearance for the club and after Louis Van Gaal's departure, he found himself surplus to requirements under Jose Mourinho - in fact, he made just four appearances for the Portuguese manager.

by | April 26, 2017 | 10:25

It wasn't DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry that led the Raptors to their Game 5 win. Nurkic missed the final seven games of the regular season and the first two playoff games at Golden State because of a nondisplaced fracture in his right leg.

by | April 26, 2017 | 10:23

Olajuwon finished with one first place vote to Robinson's 73. However, in the conference finals in 1995, Olajuwon had something to prove. Should Los Angeles not win the series - and maybe at least one after it - count on more questions about whether it's time to break up the core of Chris Paul and Blake Griffin.

by | April 26, 2017 | 10:23

This summer Klopp will be on the tear again to fix his awful defense. Only Azpilicueta's average of 2.1 tackles each match betters van Dijk's statistic of 1.9, with Cahill managing 1.4 and Luiz just 1.2. The Saints face off against Chelsea early on Wednesday morning and if rumours are to be believed, the league leaders may be targeting one of Claude Puel's key men.

by | April 26, 2017 | 10:20

Adams' team mate, Russell Westbrook, produced another triple double, making 35 points, 14 rebounds and 14 assists. At the end of the first half, Houston's James Harden missed on a 3-point attempt. He has provided experience and versatility to an already stacked frontline that includes emerging young players Steven Adams and Enes Kanter. Thunder center Steven Adams was asked about the issue, and Westbrook interrupted.

by | April 26, 2017 | 10:13

The Mariners manage no near-misses before Haniger's double. "He's been a great player". In all, he gave up 12 hits, including booming homers to Giancarlo Stanton and Christian Yelich. Gallardo closed his evening with three scoreless innings, but the Mariners had no answers for Chen. As Major League Baseball celebrates the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, a diversity report finds that the league could do a better job of identifying and hiring minority and ...

by | April 26, 2017 | 10:11

Detroit finished with 24 hits, 19 of which came in the first five innings. It's normally a tough night when King Felix is on the mound, but the Tigers will do so tonight without Miguel Cabrera , J.D. The teams combined for a Comerica Park record 40 hits. Tyler Collins supplied three hits, two runs scored and three RBI, while Avila, Jim Adduci and Andrew Romine also delivered three hits.

by | April 26, 2017 | 10:05

The Jays delivered more bad news prior to the game, announcing that Aaron Sanchez would be placed on the 10-day disabled list with a blister on his right middle finger, while Josh Donaldson missed his third straight game with a calf strain that has him sidelined indefinitely and put on the disabled list.

by | April 26, 2017 | 10:01

The Spurs managed to get ahead by eight points early, but the Grizzlies fought back and led by 10 in the fourth before the tight finish. "(Gasol) made the play that mattered", said Mike Conley , who led the Grizzlies with a postseason franchise-record 35 points and added nine rebounds and eight assists.

by | April 26, 2017 | 09:55

Washington told Mike Jurecki of Fox Sports 910 that he had not failed or missed a drug test during his suspension past year. "That said, I've used this time to make tremendous strides as a man and have grown into a proud husband, father, and contributing member of my community".

by | April 26, 2017 | 09:50

Three hand-written suicide notes that Hernandez left behind were released by jail officials to his family on Monday in time for his funeral. The judge has now said information can be redacted from the notes before producing copies for the fiancée if needed, to protect the ongoing investigation.

by | April 26, 2017 | 09:50

Nearly as encouraging as Gobert's play was Derrick Favors , who bounced back from a poor Game 3 to score 17 points. These are the days of crisp ball movement and relentless three-point barrages, an era in which classic iso ball is sneered at, and usually for good reason.

by | April 26, 2017 | 09:45

Whether the team adds another arm remains to be seen, but it likely will not be former Broncos quarterback Jay Cutler . " Jay wants to play football ", Cook said. New backup quarterback Mark Sanchez also will wear Cutler's old No. 6 this season. He threw a career-worst 26 interceptions in 2009, his first season in Chicago.

by | April 26, 2017 | 09:46

Louis and Anaheim against Edmonton. Though they won three of those contests, really, a few bad bounces could have resulted in a much different first-round outlook. Marc-Andre Fleury may be a new playoff face for Holtby and the rest of the Capitals, but the same can not not be said for captain Alexander Ovechkin .

by | April 26, 2017 | 09:44

Our job was easy. We were just good enough to have a third option. They have a chance to even up the series before it heads west to the Windy City. The first three points came via a deep 3-pointer from the top of the key, just as Boston has seemingly begun to build some momentum.