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New Orleans Pelicans vs. Golden State Warriors, 5-8-2018 - Prediction & Preview New Orleans Pelicans vs. Golden State Warriors, 5-8-2018 - Prediction & Preview
- May 09, 2018

Clearly, Green's words of encouragement worked, as Durant scored 38 points, gathered nine rebounds and dished out five assists in Golden State's 26-point Game 4 victory in New Orleans . The Warriors never dragged and ran out to a 14-point lead within six minutes left on the clock in their 118-92 win against the Pelicans in Game 4. (more...)
India play hardball over day-night Test India play hardball over day-night Test
- May 09, 2018

According to the current ICC Playing Conditions, a home side can only hold a Day-Night Test "with the agreement of the Visiting Board". The Board of Control for Cricket in India had made unofficial noises about the Indian think-tank's unwillingness to play a pink-ball Test Down Under but it wasn't until Tuesday that a line was drawn in the sand following an official release from CA. (more...)
Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny confirms surgery was successful Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny confirms surgery was successful
- May 09, 2018

Wenger confirmed last month that his 22-year association with the Gunners will end when the campaign concludes, despite still having a year left on his contract. "I am really very sad for Laurent because this World Cup was also a very important moment for him in his career and I wish him strength and a good return to the field because I'm sure he still has some great things to show". (more...)
West Brom relegated as Southampton beat Swansea West Brom relegated as Southampton beat Swansea
- May 09, 2018

Pic: ReutersSouthampton nearly certainly secured their Premier League survival after Manolo Gabbiadini's second-half goal gave them a 1-0 win over Swansea City on Tuesday that left their relegation rivals deep in the mire. Austin was guilty of wasting another chance when he headed straight at Fabianski but he was the architect of the only goal. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Austin and Fabianski were involved in Gabbiadini's victor. (more...)
Sam Allardyce, Mark Hughes wish Manchester United former manager well Sam Allardyce, Mark Hughes wish Manchester United former manager well
- May 08, 2018

Hughes believes Redmond has been suffering a crisis of confidence amid Southampton's struggles but hopes the 24-year-old is back in form at the ideal moment. Saints, down to 10 men after the 85th-minute dismissal of Maya Yoshida , were leading 1-0 through substitute Nathan Redmond's first goal in nearly a year until Moss awarded a free-kick against the winger which led to Tom Davies' deflected equaliser. (more...)
Texas woman won $1.2 million off $18 bet on Kentucky Derby weekend Texas woman won $1.2 million off $18 bet on Kentucky Derby weekend
- May 08, 2018

Only 12 horses in history have swept the treble, Baffert-trained American Pharoah being the most recent in 2015. "That's the best Kentucky Derby-winning performance that I brought up here". Gunther of Vancouver and raised by Gunther's daughter in Louisville, Kentucky, won with a time of 2:04.20. It's called the sport of millionaires - and horse racing just added a new one. (more...)
Ronaldo to undergo tests on his ankle injury, confirms Zidane Ronaldo to undergo tests on his ankle injury, confirms Zidane
- May 08, 2018

Ronaldo's injury, however, coupled with Barcelona avoiding defeat, despite playing a man down for the whole of the second half, meant the Catalans departed the happier side. DF Samuel Umtiti, 6 - Lacked his usual composure on the ball but was solid when he stuck to the basics of defending. He got a little bit of space from Jordi Alba and took advantage. (more...)
Cardiff boss Neil Warnock praises secret weapon grandson after promotion Cardiff boss Neil Warnock praises secret weapon grandson after promotion
- May 08, 2018

Etheridge, who traces his Filipino roots in Tarlac through his mother, said he was "emotional" with the success of Cardiff this year and the prospect of moving into the Premier League. "I didn't think we would get in the play-offs let alone the Premier League". Not that Etheridge is bothered about any negative vibes on the back of what has been a landmark season for club and country, with Cardiff's promotion following hot on the heels of the Philippines qualifying for the Asian Cup in March. (more...)
Man City's title crowning muted by stubborn Huddersfield Man City's title crowning muted by stubborn Huddersfield
- May 07, 2018

But Guardiola's heartfelt congratulations to his opposite number Wagner on the final whistle demonstrated the importance of the point to the visitors who now join Everton and Manchester United as the only sides to have avoided defeat at the Etihad in the league this season. (more...)
Taylor Swift Opens Up 'Reputation Tour' Dress Rehearsal, Visits Fan In Hospital Taylor Swift Opens Up 'Reputation Tour' Dress Rehearsal, Visits Fan In Hospital
- May 07, 2018

Swift is scheduled to perform at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale on Tuesday at 7 p.m. 'When she was leaving, my daughter asked for a hug and Taylor turned around and said, "Absolutely - I didn't want to hurt you". Swift also wrote an encouraging letter on Isabella's memory book. She said she had to meet her because she was so inspired by her story and honored that her music helped her'. (more...)
Italy's Elia Viviani wins the second stage after a thrilling final sprint Italy's Elia Viviani wins the second stage after a thrilling final sprint
- May 07, 2018

Italy's Jakub Mareczko (Wilier-Triestina) and Dutchman Danny van Poppel (LottoNL-Jumbo) completed the top five as Australia's Rohan Dennis (BMC) retained the pink jersey on the eve of the race returning to Italy after the historic grande partenza in Israel. (more...)
Zidane set to line out with Real Madrid's gala XI in Clásico Zidane set to line out with Real Madrid's gala XI in Clásico
- May 07, 2018

The Reds also beat Real in the 1981 final when Alan Kennedy scored the victor. Late in the first half Bayern midfielder-cum-defender Joshua Kimmich saw his cross into Real's penalty area blocked by Marcelo, and despite the Bavarian's protests, a spot kick was not awarded, but according to Real's left-back it was the incorrect call. (more...)
LeBron James on game-winning shot vs. Toronto Raptors LeBron James on game-winning shot vs. Toronto Raptors
- May 07, 2018

Just two weeks ago, LeBron hit a buzzer-beater that mirrored one nine years before to follow up his devastating block (goaltend) on Victor Oladipo the possession before. The bench still needs to work on their offensive efficacy as players like Jordan Clarkson are still too inefficient and Rodney Hood too uninvolved. (more...)
'Merci Arsene' As Arsenal Bid Farewell To Wenger 'Merci Arsene' As Arsenal Bid Farewell To Wenger
- May 07, 2018

Burnley are a well organised side but we've beaten them in each of our last six games at the Emirates and I think we'll edge it today. Wenger emerged shyly from the tunnel into the scorching north London sunshine before waving to the capacity crowd as Gunners fans sang his name for one of the final times during his 22-year tenure. (more...)
Tiger fires 3-under 68 in Round 3 of Wells Fargo Championship Tiger fires 3-under 68 in Round 3 of Wells Fargo Championship
- May 07, 2018

It didn't get any better at the 17th, another bogey, and slipping to two over for the tournament. His chip checked up about 8 feet short of the cup and he missed that. Jason Day wasn't paying attention, which probably helped. Woods heads to Ponte Verda Beach, Florida for the next leg of the season-The Players May 10-13 at Players Stadium Course , with a purse of $11 million. (more...)
Philadelphia 76ers: 3 takeaways from Game 2 vs. Celtics Philadelphia 76ers: 3 takeaways from Game 2 vs. Celtics
- May 07, 2018

Game 3 will be on Saturday at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. This was a much more hard game for the Celtics . The Celtics were unaware of their status as underdogs and played like it in Thursday's Game 2 as they sent the 76ers home trailing 2-0 in the series. (more...)
Football world flood with prayers, wishes after Sir Alex Ferguson's emergency surgery Football world flood with prayers, wishes after Sir Alex Ferguson's emergency surgery
- May 07, 2018

The procedure is said to have gone "very well", with Sir Alex "needing a period of intensive care to optimise his recovery". Ferguson's family have requested privacy as he recovers in Salford Royal Hospital. "Be strong, Boss!" he said. Sir Alex's son Darren, manager of League One side Doncaster, did not attend his side's final home game of the season against Wigan due to his father's illness. (more...)
Reaction to Gerrard being named Rangers manager Reaction to Gerrard being named Rangers manager
- May 05, 2018

Gerrard is taking over a club that now sits third in the Scottish Premier League table, albeit thirteen points behind its fiercest rival, fellow Glasgow-based club Celtic F.C. "I've got so much respect for Stevie for wanting to do this, I really have", he told Sky Sports. This is a huge job, lots of expectations, lots of pressure but it is something I really enjoy. (more...)
Once the Mets' ace, Matt Harvey will be designated for assignment
- May 05, 2018

Now, Harvey has been designated for assignment. Alderson added that he believes Harvey could benefit from a change of scenery. Harvey is eligible for free agency at the end of this season. His most recent innings have been especially bad, and from the bullpen - a benchmark moment on Harvey's sad timeline. For his career, Harvey is 34-37 with a 3.66 ERA. (more...)
Not Blatt. The head coach Not Blatt. The head coach "new York Knicks" became David Fizdale
- May 05, 2018

The Knicks land one of the best candidates on the market as Fizdale will become the Knicks' 11th head coach since the 2001-02 season. The Knicks have a new head coach . Fizdale is 50-51 as a head coach in the regular season. For New York , this is the signaling of a new era of sorts. Porzingis, 22, is the future of the Knicks . (more...)
Laurent Koscielny's World Cup in doubt after injuring achilles tendon Laurent Koscielny's World Cup in doubt after injuring achilles tendon
- May 05, 2018

The France defender was carried off on a stretcher early on during the 1-0 defeat at the Wanda Metropolitano. The 32-year-old lost his footing while moving towards Atletico forward Diego Costa off the ball and was in obvious distress as he clutched his lower leg. (more...)
Yaya Toure will leave Manchester City in the summer - Pep Guardiola Yaya Toure will leave Manchester City in the summer - Pep Guardiola
- May 05, 2018

Pep Guardiola announced earlier today that the Ivorian, who turns 35 a week from this Sunday, will leave the club upon the expiration of his contract in June, bringing to an end eight successful years in Manchester. One year later, Touré would move to City in a £24million deal - and the rest, as they say, is history. "It would be a good time to do it, playing at home in front of our fans - they deserve it, they have supported us in hard moments through the season and now deserve to ... (more...)
Nasvhillle Predators down Winnipeg Jets to even series 2-2 Nasvhillle Predators down Winnipeg Jets to even series 2-2
- May 05, 2018

A Game 4 on which a series always turns, against an experienced, desperate opponent that knew it could not afford to lose. Suddenly, the hockey was not so much fun to play, and the crowd grew quiet. That brought the crowd back to life, but there would be no repeat of Game 3's comeback. The Predators played a near-perfect road game to even the series, but it will be interesting to see how they line up at Bridgestone Arena in Game 5. (more...)
Emergency 9: Wells Fargo Championship, Round 1 Emergency 9: Wells Fargo Championship, Round 1
- May 04, 2018

Former Masters victor and World No.1 Scott has continued his slide down the world rankings to No.68 while searching for his first win in more than two years. "He let me hit his putter today, " Hashmi said. The tournament was the site of maiden PGA Tour titles for Rory McIlroy (2010), Rickie Fowler (2012), and even Anthony Kim (2008). (more...)
Trainer Lukas savoring first Kentucky Derby berth since 2015 Trainer Lukas savoring first Kentucky Derby berth since 2015
- May 04, 2018

Both horses will run in the Kentucky Derby and Justify is the favorite. "There's not a trick", he laughs, "picking Derby horses is like picking any other horse". Mendelssohn enjoyed his first spin at the Louisville track on Thursday and his big-race pilot is under no illusions about the task he faces on Saturday. (more...)