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Paul George focused on legacy, improving Lakers Paul George focused on legacy, improving Lakers
- May 20, 2017

Included in the third All-NBA team were Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler, Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green, Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozan, Washington Wizards' John Wall and DeAndre Jordan of the Los Angeles Clippers. Davis appeared on 95 of the 100 ballots; Gobert appeared on 91. The Heat have players other teams would desire like Hassan Whiteside , Goran Dragic, Justise Winslow, Josh Richardson and Tyler Johnson, some more so than others. (more...)
Arsenal fighting to stave off Champions League 'disappointment'
- May 19, 2017

A point at Watford on Sunday will guarantee a top-four place for Pep Guardiola's City, but they can secure third place - and, crucially, avoid the Champions League play-off round - if they win. Fernando Llorente and Kyle Naughton were both on target for the Swans who have 38 points with one game left, the same as Crystal Palace who have a superior goal difference . (more...)
Pep Guardiola Makes Interesting Statement On His First Season At Manchester City Pep Guardiola Makes Interesting Statement On His First Season At Manchester City
- May 19, 2017

For me, we couldn't let people say something like that about us. Pablo Zabaleta deserved a special send-off, says manager Pep Guardiola , as the defender bid farewell to the Etihad Stadium . Manchester City moved back into third place and nearly guaranteed Champions League qualification thanks to a 3-1 home victory against West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday at the Etihad Stadium . (more...)
Nacho free to face Celta Vigo after Real Madrid win appeal
- May 19, 2017

This is a game in hand for Real which resulted from the postponing of the fixture earlier in February due to bad weather and with a positive result taking them three points ahead of their rivals Barcelona ahead of La Liga's final matches this weekend. (more...)
Lewis pips Vettel, wins Spanish GP
- May 19, 2017

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen collided with Red Bull's 2016 victor Max Verstappen and was out of the tournament whereas World Champion Fernando Alonso was forced to enter the gravel in a tussle with Williams's Felipe Massa. The stewards noted the incident, but took no action. "Lewis and myself both picked up some wheel-spin straight away", said Vettel . It was probably the slowest auto on the track, but Wehrlein stopped for just one tyre change, rather than the two or three-change strategy of ... (more...)
Spurs see off Man U in White Hart Lane finale Spurs see off Man U in White Hart Lane finale
- May 19, 2017

He concluded by looking to the future saying that " now we have to focus on the last two games ", adding "All we can say is that next season we will give our best and try to win the league". "That's got to be our aim and we've got to use this as motivation to get there". Victor Wanyama earned praise as a big game player after a masterful display against Manchester United in which he capped with a bullet header that opened Tottenham's account on their 2-1 victory at White Hart Lane ... (more...)
Preds reach 1st Western final in team history, ousting Blues Preds reach 1st Western final in team history, ousting Blues
- May 19, 2017

The roster shake-up continued into the season with the firing of coach Ken Hitchcock on February 1 and the trade of defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk not long after. "The expectation is the Stanley Cup", Nashville defenseman P.K. Subban said . While we may be big fans of Pawcho as a team, we also understand we don't have brand recognition for easy sales. (more...)
Celtics overcome Wizards, set up Cavs clash Celtics overcome Wizards, set up Cavs clash
- May 19, 2017

It was needed and Olynyk delivered. Boston Celtics centre Kelly Olynyk of Kamloops, B.C., had a career night with 26 points during Boston's Game 7 victory against the Washington Wizards on Monday. Otto Porter Jr . had a postseason career-high 20 points on 6-for-10 shooting and a flawless 8/8 from the charity stripe. "That says a lot about the team we are and we believe in each other", Thomas said. (more...)
Celtics power past Wizards in Game 7, 115-105 Celtics power past Wizards in Game 7, 115-105
- May 19, 2017

Washington got just 5 points from their bench, compared to 48 from the Celtics' second unit. The top-seeded Celtics host the National Basketball Association champs in Games 1 and 2 Wednesday and Friday nights. The Celtics and Wizards managed to find a way to keep things interesting, mostly by keeping things weird. In Game 7, Thomas didn't save his best for last - the fourth quarter. (more...)
Andre Iguodala to undergo MRI on left knee, may miss Game 2 Andre Iguodala to undergo MRI on left knee, may miss Game 2
- May 19, 2017

Iguodala missed practice Monday and was awaiting results of an MRI. During the 10 minutes of time Iguodala logged in Game 1, Golden State was minus-19 against San Antonio - the worst number of any Warriors player on Sunday. If Leonard is unable to go next game, don't be surprised to see the Warriors' versatile rookie soak up at least some of Iguodala's Game 3 minutes. "He looked just a little hobbled out there" coach Mike Brown said of Iguodala. (more...)
Sharapova retires hurt in Rome, Wimbledon main draw hopes hit Sharapova retires hurt in Rome, Wimbledon main draw hopes hit
- May 18, 2017

Sharapova has played Lucic-Baroni once already since making her comeback, defeating the former Melbourne doubles victor in three sets during the first round of the Madrid Open. Stuttgart champion Laura Siegemund defeated 19-year-old Naomi Osaka, 6-2, 6-4, while Yulia Putintseva defeated Monica Puig, 6-2, 7-5. Also, David Goffin rallied past qualifier Thomaz Bellucci 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4, and Tomas Berdych required five set points to close out the opening set in a 7-6 (7), 6-4 win over ... (more...)
Juventus maintain treble dream with Coppa Italia success Juventus maintain treble dream with Coppa Italia success
- May 18, 2017

Lazio failed to reach silverware this year, despite the fact that the finals were played at their home ground in Rome , Olimpico. Massimiliano Allegri was more focused on the next game against Crotone in which Juve has to win and grab three points and the title. (more...)
MLB's Chris Iannetta Takes Pitch to the Face, Hospitalized
- May 17, 2017

Lamb had three hits for Arizona, which has lost two straight. Arizona manager Torey Lovullo said Saturday tests for a concussion were negative and that Iannetta was still being monitored. That was until the Bucs' Gregory Polanco homered off of Greinke to break up the no-hitter leading off the eighth inning. He has four homers and 17 RBIs in Arizona. (more...)
Bobby Ryan lifts Senators past Penguins in OT in Game 1 Bobby Ryan lifts Senators past Penguins in OT in Game 1
- May 17, 2017

Six of Pageau's tallies have come in Ottawa's last five playoff games. I catch an edge, it's in the net. It was his fifth goal of this postseason. "That's all I'm trying to do". Those first 10 minutes should have been a disaster for such a plan. "We understand, they wait", Malkin said. From behind the Penguins net after a turnover by Pittsburgh defenceman Brian Dumoulin, Ryan sent a soft backhander out front to Jean-Gabriel Pageau, who one-timed the puck past the glove of Fleury at ... (more...)
D-backs place center fielder AJ Pollock on DL D-backs place center fielder AJ Pollock on DL
- May 17, 2017

Pollock missed closed to the entirely of last season when he fractured his elbow sliding into home during an exhibition game. Then, almost his entire 2016 year was wiped out due to a fractured elbow he suffered just prior to the start of the year and a groin injury that ended it upon his return. (more...)
Indians drop slumping Encarnacion from cleanup to 5th Indians drop slumping Encarnacion from cleanup to 5th
- May 17, 2017

He has struck out nine or more batters in four of his eight outings, but has allowed a team-high nine homers over 41 1/3 innings after surrendering 16 in 25 starts previous year (137 1/3 innings). "I thought early on he stayed on a pitch and hit it to right". The Astros built a nine-run lead and held on for a doubleheader split Sunday. This year's Rays are 19-22 and battle the Indians in Game 2 of the three-game series at 6:10 p.m. (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur 'family' will stick together next season: Harry Kane Tottenham Hotspur 'family' will stick together next season: Harry Kane
- May 17, 2017

We look at the positives and it's a great place for us to build from". "That's got to be our aim and we've got to use this as motivation to get there", Kane added. "He's got a team that's got resilience and robustness about it, but it also represents Tottenham". I know they have got a long waiting list for season ticket holders but it can go backwards quickly. (more...)
Judge to hear arguments on bid to erase Hernandez conviction Judge to hear arguments on bid to erase Hernandez conviction
- May 17, 2017

Hernandez was found dead in his prison cell last month, just days after he was acquitted of the 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado . John Thompson first raised a question about the official manner of death during a court hearing Tuesday. "A suicide note Hernandez wrote to his fiancee said "(YOU'RE RICH)", and implored her to "tell my story fully, but never think anything besides how much I love you". (more...)
Spurs beats Man United in stadium finale to secure 2nd spot
- May 17, 2017

Victor Wanyama and Harry Kane were both on target while Wayne Rooney replied late on, but the Red Devils rarely looked like raining on the hosts' parade. Chelsea were crowned champions after their win at West Bromwich Albion on Friday, but Tottenham had the ideal occasion to forget that frustration as they prepare to temporarily play at Wembley while the Lane is demolished to make way for a new arena. (more...)
Blue Jays' pitchers eaten up by Braves in another loss Blue Jays' pitchers eaten up by Braves in another loss
- May 17, 2017

They've won five straight and 7 of 8 to push their record to 17-21. "I know (Colon) has been pitching a long time, but I guarantee you an outing like that will do a lot for him and his confidence going forward". Garcia's RBI single in the sixth gave the Braves a 10-3 cushion. Ian Krol replaced Colon in the bottom of the sixth. The Blue Jays starter struggled early at Rogers Centre, needing 34 pitches to get through the first inning, and never recovered fully as the Jays went on to lose ... (more...)
Chelsea path to title eased by Tottenham losing at West Ham Chelsea path to title eased by Tottenham losing at West Ham
- May 16, 2017

And Pochettino conceded his players came up short when they most needed to show they could cope under duress. Tottenham's Vincent Janssen, top, jumps over West Ham's goalkeeper Adrian during the English Premier League soccer match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at the London Stadium in London , Friday, May 5, 2017 . (more...)
Fresh agony for Alonso in Barcelona
- May 16, 2017

He revealed that he has already had it written into his contract that he will keep his race auto, as used in America on May 28, and put it on display in his personal vehicle museum in Spain. "The team have brought a really great package here", he said. Honda's Formula One reputation, after two seasons of unreliability and poor performance, is meanwhile being dragged deeper into the mud. (more...)
Aaron Hernandez gal pal: 'I thought it was a hoax' Aaron Hernandez gal pal: 'I thought it was a hoax'
- May 16, 2017

The verse says: "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life". "He may have been at the wrong place at the wrong time, but I don't think what has been said to be out there to be accurate". Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez is spilling her guts in a special two-part Dr. (more...)
Celtics take scoring load off Thomas
- May 16, 2017

And it's going to take a team effort to beat the Washington Wizards ", Bradley said. It wasn't a must-win situation but they stepped on the Hawks' throats, opening a 19-point lead at halftime and holding on as the advantage dwindled to three points late in the game. (more...)
Tottenham's Pochettino, Son scoop monthly awards Tottenham's Pochettino, Son scoop monthly awards
- May 16, 2017

However, there are a handful of fans who are not particularly satisfied with one of the award winners. We have seen over the years in the Premier League that spending money doesn't always guarantee success. "I totally understand but I don't know if I agree with him that it's an advantage". "It's not just for me, I think it's for everyone and I'm really proud of the way we played in April". (more...)