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by | April 17, 2017 | 11:20

Although they sit top of the Eastern Conference, they have not strolled to the number one seed like they did last season. A loss would have dropped the Hawks , who lost nine of their previous 11, only one game above the playoff line. Then the Hawks went for 71 points in the first half against the C's on the way to 123 - one night after Cleveland hit them up for an easy 114. LeBron getting whistled for a five-second violation with 18.7 to play in the fourth and Kyrie getting tied up in ...

by | April 17, 2017 | 11:15

But, they said , there is now no evidence that he took part in the attack. Team's coach Thomas Tuchel said his team was given too little time to digest what had happened after three explosions went off near the club's bus on Tuesday evening.

by | April 17, 2017 | 11:12

In a plum assignment as Sidney Crosby's sidekick, Jake Guentzel's season-long ascent from the AHL to a critical role with the defending champion Penguins has gone under the radar. The Penguins answered 3:06 later when Guentzel collected the puck after it bounced off the boards behind the net and beat Bobrovsky on the glove side to tie the score at 1 with his second goal of the series.

by | April 17, 2017 | 11:15

Patrick Beverley and Capela completely exploited Enes Kanter on the play, as the Thunder big man got stuck in no man's land, failing to stop Beverley's penetration, while also failing to prevent a pass to the roll man, Capela. The Celtics took an 88-87 lead with 5:33 to go, before the Bulls went on a 14-4 run to push back in front. "He played a very, very good game", Donavan said.

by | April 17, 2017 | 11:10

The error gave Heredia the opportunity to move into scoring position. Verlander (1-1) gave up 11 hits in four-plus innings, including home runs by Carlos Santana and Lonnie Chisenhall. Bucknor for arguing after a delayed fair call on Martin's inning-ending groundout over first base. J. Dyson then stole second base with Leonys Martin at bat.

by | April 17, 2017 | 11:10

After his second win in three grands prix, Vettel has opened up a seven-point advantage in the World Drivers' Championship. " The pit lane situation was really my fault , so apologies to the team for losing time there", said Hamilton .

by | April 17, 2017 | 11:06

This, after all, is a club which has invested more than £170m on recruits in the past three years, with their outlay increasing season by season. It would be fantastic if tomorrow night, after the game, the gap is still four points . They already have 71 points , one more than last year's final total, with six matches still left to play and are one short of their Premier League record tally of 72 points , set under Andre Villas-Boas in 2013.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:53

We got to go out there and play. At one point, however, there was a fleeting moment when they had everyone in the arena convinced they were breaking into one of their signature, third quarter thrillers. By giving them a different look, however, the Blazers might at least catch them off guard and steal a game. Food poisoning, fluke injuries, missed calls, delayed flights - there are all kinds of things that can happen that might change the outcome of a series.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:54

But Thomas led the team out of the tunnel when Boston took the floor for pregame warmups. He looked toward the rafters just before the tip-off. Thomas played through tears with "RIP Lil Sis" written in tribute on his shoes. But how he was able to lock in down the stretch was no surprise to his coach. " He's an wonderful player, unbelievable player". If he misses time , things could get interesting, and a lot would fall on their role players ( Marcus Smart , Jaylen Brown and ...

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:50

After starting 16th on the grid, Max Verstappen claimed third place on the podium ahead of Red Bull team-mate Daniel Ricciardo. Sergio Perez (Force India) +1 lap 10. Kimi Raikkonen finished fifth followed by Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas and Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz. Fernando Alonso had spent most of the race in a sterling seventh, but was forced to retire with a driveshaft problem.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:47

Devan Dubnyk has given up 141 goals on 1,824 shots faced and Darcy Kuemper has allowed 55 goals on 562 shots. "You win one game and it's awesome what that can do", Boudreau said. The Wild sold out all 147 of their home games, with an average of 19,701 fans turning out for each game. Not only will the Wild have to learn to beat Allen, and quickly, they'll have to do it on the road.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:40

United had conceded five goals and failed to score in its two losses to Chelsea this season " one in the league (4-0) and one in the FA Cup (1-0) " but Mourinho got his own back against his former club this time . So is the Premier League title race on? "We have to think that there are six finals from now until the end", said the Italian, who was without goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois due to injury and wing-back Marcos Alonso due to a virus.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:38

Thomas nearly lifted the Eastern Conference top seeds to victory with two late baskets in their best-of-seven first-round series opener against the Bulls , but the visitors survived to draw first blood, 106-102. The two teams faced off four times this season, with each team taking a pair of wins. Rajon Rondo said the Bulls wanted to be aggressive. Boston will open their playoff run on Sunday at 6:30 p.m.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:37

Monaco showed little room for sentiment as they beat Borussia Dortmund 3-2 in a thrilling Uefa Champions League quarter-final first leg. "But we don't know yet how that's supposed to happen". Earlier in the day, Frauke Koehler, a spokeswoman for German federal prosecutors, said investigators are focusing on two suspected Islamic extremists in the bus attack and searched their homes, arresting one of them.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:35

City scored through Tim Cahill (80th minute), Nicolas Colazo (84th) and Nick Fitzgerald (90th). Glory weren't done yet and Adam Taggart kept hopes alive with Glory's fifth (88'). A home final would have been significant, but playing in Melbourne holds no fears either for Lowe and his team. Milos Ninkovic and Alex Brosque scored second-half goals for Arnold's side to secure a 20th win of the season for Sydney FC, who advance directly to the semi-finals of the A-League Championship playoffs ...

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:34

Hinting at Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann, Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos said the record European football champions' "doors are always open" for the best in the business. "We are going to give it our all for the rest of the season to win all of the competitions we are in". Real hold a two-point lead over Barcelona at the top of La Liga and have a game in hand as they edge towards a first title in five years.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:33

But now the whole club looks a problem. Many Arsenal supporters may want to push them out the club after their antics last night... "The defeat is damaging, of course, but I'm disappointed and determined to put things right", said Wenger, who was subjected to chants of "get out of our club".

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:23

If you look at it from a purely for footballing stats and reasons - I don't think the current manager's points tally is better than Brendan Rodgers. It has not been an easy introduction to management for 30-year-old Ian Cathro and while he claimed the scoreline did not reflect the game, that was not a majority verdict.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:24

Replays showed that the foul actually came outside of the penalty box, a point that Shakespeare remonstrated with the referee. Foxes boss Craig Shakespeare made the decision to switch Okazaki with Andy King at the break, and the adjustment proved effective as Altetico struggled to create opportunities during the second half.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:24

The referee included the incident in his match report, stating: "In the 65th minute player (number 11) Da Silva Santos J, Neymar was sent off for the following reason: second yellow". The Barcelona talisman will now miss Barcelona's clashes vs Real Sociedad (H), Real Madrid (A) and Osasuna (H). Since the suspension applies to domestic competitions only, Neymar is free to take part in both legs of Barcelona's UEFA Champions League quarterfinal against Serie A side Juventus.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:22

More one on absolutely nobody opportunities for Connor McDavid, please. "But I'm excited about things that are to come in the future because I think we're going to have a good team for a while". The Sharks continued to control the play in the extra period. The teams each had 10 shots in the first period, but San Jose outshot Edmonton 28-7 through the next 40 minutes.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:22

If the Sharks are going to regain the lead in this series, they will have to make Edmonton pay for its physical play. Murray was scheduled to get the nod in the playoff opener but was a late scratch after suffering a lower-body injury during warm-ups.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:18

Michael Carter-Williams). "So that's a real positive". You look at us on paper, you wouldn't think that this team would be where we're at in the standings and accomplish all the things that we've accomplished, the things that we did this regular season.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:18

The Utah Jazz pulled off a huge Game 1 upset over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, thanks to the heroics of Joe Johnson . Blake Griffin was the top guy in scoring for Los Angeles as he exploded for 26 points. "Through everything that went on with our team, we're in a position where we can do something special still", he said Thursday as Cleveland prepared to face in in the opening round on Saturday.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:12

The jury stated that there were over 70 witnesses and 380 exhibits presented in the case and they based the not guilty verdict on the evidence presented and the law. Police found Lloyd's slain body in an industrial park near Hernandez's MA home. Prosecutors introduced evidence at trial that Hernandez got a tattoo that memorialized the double saying.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:13

They did not win their sixth home game previous year until May 16, their 22nd home game. "We're doing a lot of good things, doing a lot of things right on a daily basis". Pinch-hitter Michael Martinez followed with a bunt and new reliever Archie Bradley threw a hard one-hopper to first, where Goldschmidt gathered it in.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:08

Celtic midfielder Brown will miss next week's Scottish Cup semi-final against Rangers, as well as another Old Firm derby, at Ibrox in the league, the following weekend after his dismissal. Ryan Dow was the creator with a fine cross from the left, the quality of the delivery matched by Gardyne's header which beat Gordon via the underside of the crossbar.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:08

The Atlanta-Washington, Portland-Golden State, Chicago-Boston and Oklahoma City-Houston matchups begin Sunday. Pacers: Indiana was knocked out in the first round by Toronto last season. James, who hasn't lost a first-round game since 2012, registered 14 points and eight assists. In the past, James modeled one approach after former Miami teammate Ray Allen.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:05

Westbrook finished with 12 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists in the contest as he tied Wilt Chamberlain (78) for the fourth-most career triple-doubles in National Basketball Association history. The Thunder are trying to hold off the Grizzlies for the higher sixth seed and are avoiding the seventh seed, which is a first round match-up with West powerhouse San Antonio Spurs.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:02

Donald also shot 67 to reach 10-under 132, two in front of Ian Poulter and Webb Simpson. He trails Bud Cauley by three shots after the American shot an eight-under 68. While DeLaet and Donald are two strokes clear of their closest competitors, plenty of notable names are on the list of contenders. About the only thing he hasn't done is win, something he looks to remedy this week.

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:01

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Orioles are -108 on the money line to beat the Blue Jays , who have odds of -102 to win today's game. Right-hander Stefan Crichton was recalled from Triple-A Norfolk after he had been optioned there Saturday to make room for right-hander for Alec Asher , who started Saturday against the Blue Jays .

by | April 17, 2017 | 10:00

They have a very experienced manager, a very good manager, and it's a hard place to go but it's the only place where we want to be". "But it feels outstandingly good in this moment", he continued . Had they lost this one, no doubt Klopp would have pointed to one key incident at the end of the first half. The Stoke goal was a poor one to give away.

by | April 17, 2017 | 09:57

Eventually Vettel caught up with Verstappen and moved into second place. Sebastian Vettel battled past his teammate to take second place, whilst Red Bull were having their own inter-team battle. "It really is great to win against Sebastian, a four-time World Champion at his best who is phenomenally quick". He then stole the show at the rain-hit penultimate race of the season at Interlagos when he passed 11 cars in just 16 laps to finish third.

by | April 17, 2017 | 09:54

Neil Walker ended the Miami Marlins' no-hit bid against the New York Mets on Sunday when he singled up the middle off reliever Brad Ziegler with two outs in the eighth inning. "That's what we were supposed to do last night", Rojas said of the celebration. "But hopefully we'll be in October baseball and we can look back at how we started there and understand that helped catapult us down the road".

by | April 17, 2017 | 09:49

Jose Mourinho branded Sunderland as a "sad" team as Manchester United won 3-0 at the Stadium of Light. Equally importantly for Mourinho, his depleted squad sustained no fresh injuries as they step up their preparations for the midweek Europa League quarter-final first-leg trip to Anderlecht in a competition which offers a Champions League place to the eventual winners.