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by | May 08, 2017 | 04:36

With or without Oubre, the Wizards will attempt to knot the series at two games apiece when Game 4 tips off Sunday at 6:30 p.m. ET on TNT. "The league has to do what they have to do". The Wizards trail, 2-1, in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series. But not having him, it's not ideal, but it is what it is. First, not having Oubre available off the bench will mean that Brooks will have to compensate with more playing time for Porter and Bogdanovic, both of whom are not places ...

by | May 08, 2017 | 04:37

Monaco's Radamel Falcao touches his face during the Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Monaco and Juventus at the Louis II stadium in Monaco , Wednesday, May 3, 2017 . "It would definitely be a special situation because I played for seven years at Madrid". "The coach and the club president told us afterwards that all is not lost, and that we are doing good things".

by | May 08, 2017 | 04:37

When I was born, fear was gone". The hype was genius, the "rivalry" was intense and at the end of the day, it was just another fight for Canelo and another mediocre performance by Julio Cesar Chavez Jr . The venue has not been announced, but Alvarez confirmed that the Ukrainian's WBA, WBC and IBF middleweight titles will be on the line for the September clash.

by | May 08, 2017 | 04:29

San Francisco Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Cincinnati. He'll have to contend with a hot Reds' offense led by second baseman Jose Peraza who has a nine-game hitting streak and had a career-high four RBIs on Friday night including a three-run triple in a 13-3 rout.

by | May 08, 2017 | 04:22

Yin birdied the par-5 11th to go 4-up but Wie charged back, winning four of the next five holes, her birdie to take the par-3 16th squaring the match. "I think it was the definition of survival out there", Wie said. "I can't believe I beat her today because she's so good". The Lorena Ochoa Match Play tournament is down to the final four and American Michelle Wie is one of the survivors.

by | May 08, 2017 | 04:17

The Game 3 has a close to a must-win feel for the Utah Jazz, and should the team slip to a third consecutive loss here tonight, they would face elimination in front of their home fans in Game 4 . The game was played at Utah's tempo from the very start, and the Warriors' inability to get out into the open court seemed to knock them off their rhythm.

by | May 08, 2017 | 04:16

Lundqvist stopped the first attempt by Chris Wideman , but couldn't get in front of Stone's backhand rebound shot, which just crept across the goal-line. He tends to play deep in his net, so cross-ice passes aren't as effective against him as they are against most goalies. "It was clear we needed to answer back some of the liberties they were taking with our skill guys", Boucher said Sunday.

by | May 08, 2017 | 04:15

Not sure we actually believe that, but hey that's what he said! "Obviously, we want to do it and we can". While United will sit their stars, and be without numerous injured players, I still think will do enough to grind out a point at the Emirates.

by | May 07, 2017 | 13:31

The Kenyan ran the 42.195 km in 2 hours and 24 seconds, beating Dennis Kimetto's world record of 2:02:57, but the Kenyan failed to run the first sub-two hour marathon. Kipchoge ran the race at a flawless 4:34 pace in the early stages, and ultimately faltered in the last five kilometers . "If they had, for example, not a 17.5-times loop but four loops of a longer distance, that time might have come down under the two hours".

by | May 03, 2017 | 14:56

Perhaps a change of scenery to Green Bay playing behind Aaron Rodgers would be what Charles needs to get his career back on track. Green Bay picked Washington DB Kenny King with the first pick of the second round (No. So, he made the jump to the National Football League and said he "dropped to his knees" when his name was announced Friday night during the Draft. First he became a father after his girlfriend gave birth to their first child, son Montravius Adams , Jr., at about 2:30 p.m.

by | May 03, 2017 | 08:12

That's one of the longest streaks in the entire NFL . The 49ers ended up with six defensive players and four offensive players , but it likely won't dictate exactly what they do in undrafted free agency. The status of "student-athlete" appears as tentative as ever, and many players who felt that greener pastures were awaiting them in the pro league were met with a rude awakening.

by | April 28, 2017 | 07:19

Fournette dealt with an ankle injury throughout 2016 after a remarkable sophomore season when he rushed for 1953 yards and 22 touchdowns in 11 games for the Tigers. He averaged 6.2 yards a carry in his college career, providing must-see highlights on a weekly basis. Ivory was at 439 yards and 3.8 yards a carry. The Jaguars need help in the backfield.

by | April 28, 2017 | 07:16

Michael, who was attending the match with a group of friends was walking past the restaurant when he was identified and targeted by another group of Tottenham fans walking in the opposite direction. "We are showing that we learned a lot from last season as a team. That is so important because last season was a big challenge to improve". Pochettino brought on Son Heung-min and Moussa Sissoko for the second half and changed to a back four in an effort to find a breakthrough.

by | April 28, 2017 | 07:10

And they're getting it. Coach Sean Payton made no secret that improving the Saints' defense was his priority. PFF College charted Lattimore with an anemic 30.2 passer rating allowed last season, and zero missed tackles. Marshon Lattimore doesn't lack for physical gifts. He's not the biggest cornerback in the draft, but Lattimore can move. They were correct. Lattimore joins Delvin Breaux , Sterling Moore , and P.J.

by | April 28, 2017 | 07:11

Joshua's popularity in his native country was evident Thursday at the news conference in the Sky Sports building, where hundreds of employees left their desks to line the balconies and stairwells to get a glimpse of the two fighters. Two "intelligent, respectful, elite athletes" is how Sky's head of boxing, Adam Smith, framed the biggest fight in Britain since the war, certainly if attendance (90,000) and money (an expected £40m turnover) are the criteria.

by | April 28, 2017 | 07:00

The prolific striker's treble not only helped his side progress into the Champions League semi-finals for the seventh straight season, but it also saw him become the first player to reach a century of goals in Europe's premier club competition.

by | April 28, 2017 | 07:01

At the start of the playoffs, Rivers told USA TODAY's Sam Amick he had every intention of keeping the core group together, regardless of their postseason result this time around. Assuming Hayward comes back for Game Five, Utah will be completely healthy, something they were not for the majority of the regular season. Griffin averaged 25 points and six boards over the first two games and was headed to similar production before bowing out with 3:17 left before halftime of Game 3.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:55

Gerald Green exploded for 16 first half points and 4-7 three-pointers, as the Celtics cruised to 57-46 halftime lead. The Celtics began the game with a 14-4 run and finished the first period leading 30-18. And he was particularly good as the Bulls took the first two playoff games on the road. While Rondo said last Friday that doctors told him he'd be out a "couple weeks", Rondo considers himself a fast healer, and he's also proved in the past to have a high threshold for pain tolerance.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:55

The Bulls made a third-quarter push for the second consecutive game, but fell short again, leaving the home team winless in the series. "He goes out and you see Michael Carter-Willams, Jerian Grant and Isaiah Canaan , they're not good players".

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:54

The Browns own the first and 12th picks in the first round . Cleveland needed to get it right with their two picks in the first round , and with plenty of holes to fill on their roster, they certainly did a nice job doing just that. I think Garrett is a a once in a lifetime type of player. Many experts have considered Garrett the best player in this draft for quite a while.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:52

It was a bitter end for the Maple Leafs, who made a 26-point leap in the standings during the regular season as they jumped from last place in the NHL to the postseason and then almost beat the best team in hockey. MacArthur, who had missed 156 straight regular-season games after sustaining a concussion October 14, 2015, ended it 36 seconds later. The defending Stanley Cup champions are hoping the 37-year-old forward can return to action at some point during the playoffs.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:49

It is a must-win game for the Blazers; else this is going to be their last game of the season too. "I think it was much more about them and how good they are", Stotts said. bet365 Sports is offering Over/Under, Point Spread , and 15 additional pre-game markets to choose from. With the likes of Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry , they should be able to get past the Blazers.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:45

Al Thani had previously tweeted: "God willing [Madrid] will get beaten by us, but the Catalan scum will not get a whiff of the title after the lies they spread about Michel". My players would not let me look the other way that week. Enrique responded after his side's 7-1 demolition of Osasuna last night. When asked if he had confidence in Malaga , Barça coach Luis Enrique simply said: "If my grandma had wheels, she would be a bicycle".

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:41

Leicester City's first Champions League campaign came to an end. They nearly added a second in goalmouth scrambles, especially when Stefan Savic blocked Vardy's goal-bound shot. After a goalless first half, Robert Lewandowski put Bayern ahead from the penalty spot before Cristiano Ronaldo equalised in the 75th minute. The weariest Leicester players collapsed to the field as their teammates received the consoling embraces of their rivals from Atletico Madrid .

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:39

The Cincinnati Bengals have picked John Ross , of Washington, with the No. 9 draft pick in the first round of the draft. Ross became a household name by breaking Chris Johnson's forty-yard dash record with a 4.22 in Indy. While Ross has a lengthy injury history - NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock noted that some teams had removed them from their boards altogether after a labrum surgery in March and prior procedures on his knee - he may also be the draft's most explosive player.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:39

Arsenal's victory, however, was blighted somewhat by a knee injury sustained by Laurent Koscielny, who was forced to stay on for the final 10 minutes as Wenger had already used his three substitutes. No new deal has been agreed yet and now Kicker reports Sanchez, who signed for Arsenal from Barcelona in the summer of 2014, could be on his way as soon as the summer 2017 transfer window.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:38

Understandably not a favorite of the draftnik community for his snap-jumping tendencies and 25th-percentile measurable athleticism, Barnett's dominant production at an exceptionally young age against SEC competition is nevertheless tough to diminish.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:36

Watched by riot police, French high school students have protested in Paris against both presidential candidates - far-right Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron. He later claimed on Twitter that the 90 minutes he spent "with union representatives and no media" was more important than the 10 minutes Le Pen spent with workers in the auto park in front of the cameras.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:27

Join the KC Kingdom team! Buffalo will be without 4th and 7th round selections thanks to a pair of trades. The Bears surprised everyone by selecting Mitch Trubisky. Stay tuned to This Given Sunday for more coverage of the 2017 NFL Draft! I think Houston Texans fans will be clamoring to get their hands on Mahomes with the 25th pick, but I don't think Bill O'Brien likes Mahomes any more than he likes Tom Savage , and there's a rumor going around that the Texans are going after Jay Cutler.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:25

Aggressive from press with a powerful punch. Humphrey is a physical cornerback that fits the mold of the Ravens. Mostly that's been because of Perriman's lack of immediate impact in the Ravens offense, something the team needs desperately now that they've lost Steve Smith to retirement and Kamar Aiken to free agency.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:17

This means the 49ers have to go to plan A. Garrett would have probably been the choice if he was there, but I can't imagine anybody in the 49ers front office legitimately thought it would happen. 181 (compensatory pick). The Browns' top brass met Thursday afternoon to solidify their plans, but some of them have known for a while that Garrett was the pick.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:15

The Bulls point guard fell one rebound shy of a triple-double Tuesday night against the Celtics, posting an incredible stat line with 11 points, 9 rebounds, 14 assists and 5 steals. Prior to Game 1 , Thomas was extremely emotional and was crying during the pregame ceremonies. "It's something we've done a pretty solid job of all season long", Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg said.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:03

Former Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach Guardiola has never endured a trophy-less season as a coach and, while City's hierarchy will write this year off as a transitional phase, there will still be some surprise that he has achieved less than his predecessor Manuel Pellegrini.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:57

That Temple grind, man, that Temple toughness. His intriguing combination of versatility, strength and athleticism was too tempting for the Cardinals, who made him the first linebacker taken off the board Thursday night. Former Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer called him an "absolute stud". Instead of opting for a signal-caller with the 13th overall pick, the Arizona Cardinals elected to pursue help on the defensive side of the ball and selected Temple linebacker Haason Reddick .

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:50

RCB's bowlers didn't help themselves by repeatedly erring in their lengths to him. However, they would fancy their chances against an out- of-form Gujarat Lions, who have gathered just four points from seven games and are languishing at the bottom of the table.