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Klay Thompson scores 41, Warriors roll to 12th straight win Klay Thompson scores 41, Warriors roll to 12th straight win
- April 06, 2017

After torching the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday for 41 points on 13-of-24, shooting including 7-of-14 on threes, Klay Thompson credited the weather for his recent peak in shooting percentages. Warriors: In the first, Curry hit a shot from three-quarters quart but after the whistle blew for a timeout. The Minnesota Timberwolves had their good performance in the middle of the season and made a push at the eighth seed, but fell back down near the bottom of the West Conference. (more...)
National Basketball Association suspends Robin Lopez, Serge Ibaka one game for Bulls-Raptors fight National Basketball Association suspends Robin Lopez, Serge Ibaka one game for Bulls-Raptors fight
- April 05, 2017

It was Chicago's first loss to Toronto since December 31, 2013. Lopez turned and slapped the ball out of Ibaka's hands who then pushed back at Lopez. Toronto grabbed the lead for the first time on a turnaround jumper from DeRozan with 1:23 to play in overtime. But don't mistake what happened in the third quarter of Tuesday's big win over the Chicago Bulls for Casey's definition of physical play. (more...)
Liverpool's Sadio Mane out of Bournemouth clash with knee injury
- April 05, 2017

The Senegalese forward has scored 13 times in 29 appearances for Klopp's team since joining from Southampton in the summer for a fee believed to be around £34 million (about $42 million). It means they can not afford any slips between now and the end of the season. "As a manager I can't really remember the last time I had all the players available and the decisions to make were really hard", said Klopp. (more...)
Madeira's Andrew Benintendi hits Opening Day home run for Red Sox
- April 05, 2017

Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski. It was a special Opening Day edition of "Buy or Sell" on Monday night's Game Of Jones, with Nick Cattles hitting Adam Jones with a quintet of questions surrounding the Boston Red Sox. (more...)
Brazil Cruises Past Paraguay 3-0 in World Cup 2018 Qualifying Brazil Cruises Past Paraguay 3-0 in World Cup 2018 Qualifying
- April 05, 2017

He will now be available only for the last of Argentina's games, a potentially key match in Ecuador. Players of Brazil national team walk on the field during a training session in Sao Paulo, Brazil , Saturday, March 25, 2017. The Selecao can seal their place in Russian Federation with a win over Paraguay , and if both Ecuador and Chile lose their respective games. The crowd at Arena Corinthians ended the game chanting Tite's name, which put tears in the eyes of the Brazil coach. (more...)
Zack Wheeler makes New York Mets' starting rotation Zack Wheeler makes New York Mets' starting rotation
- April 05, 2017

Zack Wheeler , who has not pitched an Major League Baseball game since September 2014 due to arm injuries, has been named the team's No. 4 starter. The GM added that the team doesn't think the issue is serious, but it's " worrisome " because Matz has continued to have injuries during his short career with the Mets. (more...)
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh: Hosts earn series draw after third ODI win Sri Lanka v Bangladesh: Hosts earn series draw after third ODI win
- April 05, 2017

The visitors managed just 210 runs in their chase as Nuwan Kulasekara (4-37) picked up the crucial wickets for the Lions. Upul Tharanga will continue to lead the side in Angelo Mathews' absence. Hard hitting wicket-keeper batsman Kusal Perera, who missed the ODI series against Bangladesh due to a thigh injury has been included in the squad with Sandun Weerakkody named as the cover, in case of the 26-year-old failing a fitness test. (more...)
Bastian Schweinsteiger scores on Chicago Fire debut Bastian Schweinsteiger scores on Chicago Fire debut
- April 05, 2017

The World Cup victor, 32, moved to the U.S. on a free transfer from Manchester United last month. Ronaldo's now infamous sculpture, and second, a question asked to Bastian Schweinsteiger at his Chicago Fire unveiling. Schweinsteiger's presence and poise on the ball was pivotal to most good things the Fire did, and his 87 percent pass completion helped the Fire record a season-best 84 percent pass completion overall. (more...)
Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers own largest opening-day payroll; Yankees drop to third Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers own largest opening-day payroll; Yankees drop to third
- April 05, 2017

As much as fans may miss Scully, he's more than earned the right to enjoy an Opening Day off. The Dodgers have won all seven of those Opening Day games Kershaw has started . In 1923, the club tied their season opener , a game called after 14 innings presumably because of darkness. Yasmani Grandal was up next, and he also sent a ball flying into the right field stands, making it 6-1 Dodgers. (more...)
Conor McGregor MMA Return Uncertain, Will Only Look For History Making Fights Conor McGregor MMA Return Uncertain, Will Only Look For History Making Fights
- April 05, 2017

McGregor has come out and said that he is confident his boxing skills will be enough to knockout Mayweather - who has never lost a fight and dominated boxing until his retirement in 2015. And a man The Hitman Hatton knows only too well, Floyd Mayweather. While McGregor's fighting skills include boxing, he hasn't had the need or the time to refine his boxing skills to the minute detail that Mayweather has. (more...)
David Moyes: 'Adnan Januzaj can silence boo boys'
- April 04, 2017

Victor Anichebe has also returned to training after a long-term injury, while Lamine Kone is fit again. "In one of the seasons, they were seven points behind with six games to go, and stayed up. The 53-year-old Scot is now engaged in a scrap for Premier League survival with the Black Cats having once again plunged deep into the relegation mire. (more...)
Federer beats Nadal 6-3, 6-4 in Miami Open final Federer beats Nadal 6-3, 6-4 in Miami Open final
- April 04, 2017

Lovely tweet also by Fabio Fognini , who joked a little bit: ´Unique, amazing. the absolute King. guys I am glad that I lost in the semifinals´ , tweeted Fognini , who lost to Nadal on Friday. "Today was a close match in my opinion", Rafa admitted. "All the grass is important to me". 'When I'm healthy and I'm feeling good, I can produce tennis like this. (more...)
If not Patrick Ewing at Georgetown will it be Dan Hurley? If not Patrick Ewing at Georgetown will it be Dan Hurley?
- April 04, 2017

The NBA great and Hall of Famer agreed Monday to a multi-year deal to become the new coach at his alma mater, Georgetown University. Ewing, who starred at Georgetown from 1981 to 1984, averaged 15.3 points, 9.2 rebounds and 3.4 blocks per game over his collegiate career. (more...)
Kyrgios heaps praise on Federer ahead of semi-final Kyrgios heaps praise on Federer ahead of semi-final
- April 04, 2017

The fifth seed was shockingly broken at love attempting to serve out the match at 5-3 and couldn't convert on a match point at 5-4 after Berdych erased it with a gutsy 120mph second serve down the T to Federer's forehand. But Federer held on and was handed the victory when Berdych double faulted. You start playing percentages way too much when you get older because you've seen too many times what can happen. (more...)
USA Hockey Reaches Wage Agreement With Women's National Team to Avoid Boycott
- April 04, 2017

The United States won the tournament's gold medal in 2016, and has won six of the last eight world championship gold medals overall. Borrowing a page from the United States women's national soccer team playbook, the women's national hockey players have hired Dee Spagnuolo, one of the attorneys who represented the U.S. (more...)
Another injury blow for Manchester United as Juan Mata has groin surgery Another injury blow for Manchester United as Juan Mata has groin surgery
- April 04, 2017

West Bromwich are flying high in the Premier League at the moment, in 9th place and will fancy their chances against a wounded Red Devils side, who can not afford to slip up as they seek to finish in the top four. We'll have to wait and see how the Spanish worldwide recovers over the coming weeks to see whether he'll play any part in the final fixtures against Arsenal, Tottenham and Crystal Palace. (more...)
Medvedeva leads figure skating worlds after short program Medvedeva leads figure skating worlds after short program
- April 04, 2017

Later today, Canadians Kaetlyn Osmond of Marystown, N.L., and Gabrielle Daleman of Richmond Hill, Ont., are second and third heading into the women's long program. "For me it was a lot of shaking, and trying to stay calm myself", she said. After an opening camel spin and step sequence she reeled off a triple flip-triple toeloop combination, triple loop and double axel, finishing off in style with a layback spin. (more...)
Patriots owner presents Brady with stolen Super Bowl jerseys
- April 04, 2017

To Brady's credit, the second theft didn't even faze him. The New England Patriots quarterback was waving the jersey around during the pregame ceremony on opening day at Fenway Park on Monday. The 39-year-old Brady set Super Bowl records for most passing attempts (62), most completions (43) and most passing yards (466) as New England overcame a 28-3 deficit to beat the Falcons. (more...)
Watford boss Walter Mazzarri: We are not safe yet Watford boss Walter Mazzarri: We are not safe yet
- April 04, 2017

We have to try to be careful not to concede any and, if we do, be careful from them. But he won't know how much he has to spend until he visits Shanghai after the season finishes with chairman John Williams to speak to owner Guochuan Lai. (more...)
Hobbled Berry plays through pain for UNC in Final Four win
- April 03, 2017

North Carolina was about to end its year-long wait. Both have some heft in the middle. The No. 1-seeded Tar Heels (31-7) are eyeing a seventh national championship after nipping Kentucky 75-73 on Sunday in an instant classic on Luke Maye's jump shot with 0.3 seconds remaining. (more...)
Meeks makes it happen for UNC in Final Four win over Oregon Meeks makes it happen for UNC in Final Four win over Oregon
- April 03, 2017

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP ) — Their pedigrees are different, but both teams are loaded with veterans. North Carolina covered and won in its other two national championship game appearances under coach Roy Williams - beating Michigan State 89-72 as 7.5-point favorites in 2009 and IL 75-70 as 2-point favorites in 2005. (more...)
Pique rested against Granada; Ramos out of Madrid squad
- April 03, 2017

Sunday's match will be the first of nine in April for Barcelona, including the two-legged Champions League quarter-final against Juventus and the Clasico against Real. Can't get distracted However, Zidane insisted Madrid can't play into Barca's hands by being distracted whilst in pole position for a first La Liga title in five years. (more...)
After late goals broke Panama's hearts in 2013, U.S. returns
- April 03, 2017

The Panama result kept the U.S.in fourth place in the CONCACAF six-team final round that will send three teams automatically to the World Cup and a fourth into an intercontinental playoff. Back playing in the US after successful spells at Everton FC and Manchester United in the English Premier League, the American stopper has been a stalwart of the national side since 2007 after making his debut in 2002. (more...)
Meeks' huge game carries Tar Heels back to NCAA title game Meeks' huge game carries Tar Heels back to NCAA title game
- April 03, 2017

This season especially, he had been really good and extremely important for the Tar Heels. Oregon's Dylan Ennis reacts after the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament against North Carolina , Saturday, April 1, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz . (more...)
Super Bowl legend Tom Brady's missing jersey found
- April 03, 2017

Not one, but two of Tom Brady's stolen Super Bowl jerseys are back on US soil and are in the possession of the Federal Bureau of Investigation after they were located in Mexico. Acevedo said he expected charges to be filed. Acevedo wasn't the only Texan to boast some state pride while discussing the found jersey. The morning after the game, Brady told the media: "The jersey, I put it in my bag and I came out and it wasn't there anymore". (more...)