Will the NBA playoffs lead to Cavs-Warriors III in the finals?

The season started off as pretty much a formality, with most experts penciling the Cavaliers and Warriors into a third straight NBA Finals matchup. It should be no surprise that the final National Basketball Association power rankings of the regular... More..

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Spurs cut Chelsea gap to four points

I'm very pleased and very proud of that performance. "I believe the team deserve full credit as the energy as well as the manner that people played was unbelievable - 4-0 but I believe we deserved more goals"...More..

Russell Westbrook: king of the triple-double
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Russell Westbrook: king of the triple-double

The mark fell with Westbrook's 10th assist - a kick-out pass beyond the arc to Semaj Christon , who sank the three-point jumper. "I'm so thankful to be able to do the things I'm doing", Westbrook said. The Nug...More..

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F1 2017 Chinese Grand Prix result: Lewis Hamilton wins in Shanghai

Having missed out on a podium place at last weekend's curtain-raiser in Melbourne, Raikkonen, Ferrari's last world champion who returned to Maranello as a replacement for Felipe Massa in 2013, finished a distan...More..

Bucks getting Malcolm Brogdon back; Walker out for Hornets
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Bucks getting Malcolm Brogdon back; Walker out for Hornets

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist led the Hornets (36-45) with 13 points. "For the most part, we're a very young team, but at the same time, we've grown", Terry said. Then came the three-game losing streak that left peo...More..

Raptors beat
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Raptors beat "resting" Cavaliers, end regular season on high note

No win over the previous first-place Cavaliers was more surprising than the April 7 victory, when none of Atlanta's five starters played. San Antonio's defense could pose problems for Golden State in a potent...More..

NORMAN AREY COLUMN: Yes, Duke, North Carolina is the national champion
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NORMAN AREY COLUMN: Yes, Duke, North Carolina is the national champion

Somehow, they kept North Carolina within reach, reeling in the Tar Heels for a 65-63 lead with 1:53 left. Hicks found himself with the ball and North Carolina draining clock holding a one-point lead over Gonzag...More..

Ronaldo: 'Great honour' to set goals record
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Ronaldo: 'Great honour' to set goals record

Bayern should have been 2-0 up at the break in Wednesday's first-leg, but Arturo Vidal, who headed the hosts into a first-half lead, skied a penalty. "We know that April is a hard month, a decisive one, and t...More..

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Donaldson leaves game after aggravating sore right calf

Darwin Barney (4-for-8, one home run) and Kevin Pillar (5-for-12) are among those who have enjoyed their encounters with the 26-year-old Gausman. He gave up four hits and three walks while striking out six i...More..

Jenson Button to replace Fernando Alonso for Monaco Grand Prix?
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Jenson Button to replace Fernando Alonso for Monaco Grand Prix?

Fernando Alonso should remain in Formula 1 and stay with McLaren-Honda rather than look for another team, according to this week's F1 Report guests. Alonso's Indy 500 entry hasn't just been anointed by McLar...More..

Arsenal facing goalkeeper crisis ahead of West Ham clash
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Arsenal facing goalkeeper crisis ahead of West Ham clash

For Wenger, Arsenal solved the problem that West Ham put in front of them and he hailed his whole team for turning on the style. We had a few opportunities through the set pieces, through corners and a few fo...More..

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Phil Neville: 'Zlatan Ibrahimovic has carried Manchester United'

Henrikh Mkhitaryan also on target early in the second half as United extended their unbeaten run to 21 games in the top flight. The striker has shown few signs of slowing up and likened himself to Brad Pitt's...More..

Second-half goals send Liverpool by Stoke
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Second-half goals send Liverpool by Stoke

It could have been the ideal game in terms of the result , a bad start, coming back at this stage of the season with a sick Phil [Coutinho] and a exhausted Roberto [Firminio], all that stuff. "He came to the h...More..

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Neymar given three-match suspension and will miss Clasico

The ban was reportedly doubled to two games after Neymar walked off the field while sarcastically clapping at the assistant referee, meaning he will miss the match at Madrid's Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, barring...More..

Lucas Alcaraz Appointed Head Coach Of Algeria National Team
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Lucas Alcaraz Appointed Head Coach Of Algeria National Team

Alcaraz's third term as manager at Granada ended on Monday after their weekend loss at home to Valencia left them second from bottom in La Liga . Leekens was unable to forge a cohesive unit from their talent...More..

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Courtois counts on Conte to keep Chelsea focused

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has explained the one thing that can guide the Blues to the Premier League title. "I would like to work under Conte's orders at some point", Morata told The Guardian . Y...More..

Hamilton hopes Button returns for Monaco
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Hamilton hopes Button returns for Monaco

It was a decision that came as a considerable surprise, especially given the Monte Carlo circuit is one where the McLaren's power deficit should be negated. "I wouldn't want to share the conversations he has ha...More..

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Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to clinch third Miami Open title

After winning last week in Indian Wells , the Australian Open champion enjoyed an entertaining encounter against the his old rival, whom he also defeated in Melbourne. "That's why taking a break and resting du...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Steelers chairman Dan Rooney dies at 84

He also played an integral role in the 1974 draft class, considered the greatest class in National Football League history, in which the Steelers picked four of five future Hall of Famers - Lynn Swann, Jack Lam...More..

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Barcelona collapse in Malaga, Neymar sees red

The Brazilian had already booked for obstructing the taking of a free kick by tying his laces in front of the ball. Messi, Suarez and Neymar were not able to break down Malaga's defence for a second time th...More..

Wilson Scores In OT As Caps Survive Scare To Beat Leafs
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Wilson Scores In OT As Caps Survive Scare To Beat Leafs

EST. But holding that lead in a hostile venue is quite another step. "They're a heck of a team, but we're not slouches, either". "There's nothing like a bunch of fans that got long faces and sitting on their ...More..

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GERMANY: 'No proof' detained suspect was behind Dortmund blasts

Police say the metal-packed devices used in the attack were sophisticated and would have required detailed knowledge of explosives and detonators, suggesting possible military training. It felt lousy. And that ...More..

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Europa League: Dendoncke's late strike denies Man Utd get past Anderlecht

Manchester United produced a fine display away to Anderlecht on Thursday night, only to concede a late equaliser which keeps Belgians in the tie. Before kick-off Mourinho said: "We have a special feeling for...More..

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Christian Benteke says Crystal Palace need to keep their good form going

Crystal Palace are desperate to hang on to their 24-year-old winger whose last two games have produced a couple of wonderful goals. It appears they have cause to be concerned, as the Ivory Coast worldwide is ...More..

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Conte: Title Not Ours Yet

But in the second half we did well to control the game". Consistency has been crucial for the Blues and Conte, who won three Serie A titles as Juventus manager. It was a good goal , I like to score against t...More..

Disputed Griezmann penalty gives Atletico edge over Leicester
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Disputed Griezmann penalty gives Atletico edge over Leicester

The sense that Simeone's counter-attacking masters were ushering Leicester onto them was heightened by the manner in which they broke to prompt the opening goal. "It's disappointing, it's a key moment in the ga...More..

Clay Buchholz leaves game that was going pretty poorly anyway
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Clay Buchholz leaves game that was going pretty poorly anyway

There was a history between the two. This was the second time in Cespedes' career that he's hit three home runs in one game, making him the only Met to ever do so. D'Araud collected three hits, including a ...More..

First night of playoffs teaches lesson to young Maple Leafs
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

First night of playoffs teaches lesson to young Maple Leafs

Toronto native Tom Wilson scored his first National Hockey League playoff goal 5:15 into overtime as the Washington Capitals survived a scare to beat the Maple Leafs 3-2 on Thursday night in Game 1 of their fir...More..

France, Serbia and Australia take lead in Davis Cup
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

France, Serbia and Australia take lead in Davis Cup

This exit from the competition came courtesy of a comprehensive defeat, Leon Smith's team going down 3-0 Saturday after France's Nicolas Mahut and Julien Benneteau won 7-6 (7), 5-7, 7-5, 7-5 against Jamie Murr...More..

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Tony Romo joins Mavericks for day, drains jumpers in warm ups

His record of 1,080 points still stands at Burlington High School. The 6-2 Romo, who retired after 14 season to join the CBS NFL broadcast team, said he looked "like a turtle" compared to the 7-foot Natio...More..

Why Arsenal should give this Spanish Star a Chance!
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Why Arsenal should give this Spanish Star a Chance!

Arsenal are yet to agree new terms with the 28-year-old and this has led to a number of teams, that include Manchester City, Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain and Inter Milan amongst others, to increase their int...More..

Not sick and exhausted any more! Coutinho and Firmino rouse Liverpool
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Not sick and exhausted any more! Coutinho and Firmino rouse Liverpool

He added: "A game against Liverpool is always a big fixture whenever you play them so we are looking forward to it". "We needed to take our chances and capitalise when we were on top", the Welshman told BBC ...More..

Australia take command against United States in Davis Cup tie
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Australia take command against United States in Davis Cup tie

If Belgium wins their quarter final against Italy , they will host the semifinal, if Italy comes back to claim victory, they will travel to Australia . "Those guys watch me play a lot when I'm at the Mast...More..

Lions release new uniforms
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Lions release new uniforms

The accentuation on the home and throwback jerseys is the team's traditional silver, while the away jerseys are white with blue numbers with the anthracite trim. "I don't have anything else other than getting t...More..

Harden: Westbrook's record 'huge accomplishment' but MVP about wins
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Harden: Westbrook's record 'huge accomplishment' but MVP about wins

Westbrook is averaging 31.9 points, 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists per game. for the season, making him just the second player in National Basketball Association history to achieve the feat. According Jon Kraw...More..