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Author: 0 Blues found Allen 'amazing to watch' in Game 1 win over Wild

But their tortoise-and-the-hare strategy of conceding half of the ice, crouching in the weeds and waiting for a fortuitous bounce is unsustainable against a relentless Minnesota attack that kept 19,000-plus fans on their feet for more than three hours.

Author: 0 NFL Draft: Mike Mayock ranks Deshaun Watson above Mitchell Trubisky

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Browns have not "made up their minds" on who to take with the first pick. NFLDraftScout.com projects Garrett as the No. If Trubisky goes first overall, it could force some teams that really want a quarterback to panic. It shouldn't make you do a double-take when you read that they're considering anyone besides Garrett with the first pick in the draft.

Sport Paulo Dybala has just made a HUGE decision on his future
Author: 0 Paulo Dybala has just made a HUGE decision on his future

The Catalans were beaten 3-0 in Turin and Luis Enrique was among those who post-match appeared to question the chance of a second against-the-odds comeback in as many rounds, but Fernandez was more positive. After Barcelona's triumphant 6-1 mauling of PSG, fans will still come to Camp Nou in their droves next Wednesday night, believing in their team. Juventus was superior to us in every way and I'm responsible 101 percent.

Author: 0 Jason McCourty bids farewell to Titans in Twitter post

For the right price, Belichick is one of several coaches that would probably be willing to give McCourty a look. Price was the reason behind his split with the Titans , though. Economics would also play an interesting role in a potential deal as well. However, if McCourty were to accept a reduced role at a more modest salary ( he was scheduled to make $7 million this year, and reportedly wouldn't take a pay cut ), he could fit a need for the Giants.

Sport Antonio Conte states his prediction for Chelsea v Man City
Author: 0 Antonio Conte states his prediction for Chelsea v Man City

Their resurgence under new boss Sam Allardyce continues. So we must recover and rest, and remember that in England there are no easy games. There were signs tonight that the worldwide break could have played a part in Chelsea's loss but in the end it came down to a disciplined Palace side perfectly following Sam Allardyce's instructions and holding on for a victory.

Sport Penguins' Fleury to stay in net for Game 2 vs Blue Jackets
Author: 0 Penguins' Fleury to stay in net for Game 2 vs Blue Jackets

The Flyers won 4-2. Penguins goaltender Matt Murray was injured in warmups prior to Game 1 of the team's Eastern Conference playoff series vs. the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday. Center Evgeni Malkin hasn't played since March 17 with an upper-body injury but is expected for Game 1 . When healthy and engaged, Malkin and Crosby give the Penguins perhaps the best one-two punch in the National Hockey League.

Sport Fellow pros glued to Garcia-Rose duel at Masters
Author: 0 Fellow pros glued to Garcia-Rose duel at Masters

A month later he finished second to Tiger Woods in the US PGA Championship at the age of 19, but had since recorded a further 21 top-10 finishes without tasting success. "I feel motivated for the summer and I will be moving on and setting goals very quickly after this". "I knew what I was capable of doing and I believed I could do it", Garcia said.

Sport Pelicans end the season with a 103-100 win over the Blazers
Author: 0 Pelicans end the season with a 103-100 win over the Blazers

I spoke with the two-time All-Star point guard about that very topic earlier this week, discussing not only their David-and-Goliath challenge against Golden State (league-best 67-15 record) but the bigger Blazers picture of how Portland managed to turn its season around in time to earn that honor (they had second-best winning percentage in the National Basketball Association over the last 23 games and finished 41-41 to secure the eighth seed).

Author: 0 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Capitals vs. Maple Leafs

They were the last National Hockey League team to clinch a playoff berth, but they did it at home against the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins. "We will talk about that after tonight, after we know what is going on". If they lose in regulation and the Oilers beat the Vancouver Canucks in regulation or overtime, Edmonton finishes first.

Author: 0 Trump on North Korea-China relations: 'I realized it's not so easy'

A barrage of recent North Korean missile tests has stoked United States fears that Pyongyang may soon develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the U.S. Just days later, though, the two countries appear to be heading full steam toward the biggest test yet of Sino-U.S. ties under the Trump administration: North Korea.

Sport Rickie Fowler: Fowler salvages two-way T3 with inward 32
Author: 0 Rickie Fowler: Fowler salvages two-way T3 with inward 32

Kang's two-round score of 128 set a 36-hole tournament record at the Shell Houston Open and his 63 was the lowest second-round score in this tournament since 1986. Fowler was to throw the opening pitch at the Houston Astros' game with the Chicago Cubs on Thursday evening. Behind Fowler and Kang, Stewart Cink , Jhonattan Vegas , and Kyle Stanley all finished 6-under 66.

Sport We must overcome bus attack, says Tuchel
Author: 0 We must overcome bus attack, says Tuchel

While Tuchel described it as "a feeling of helplessness", Dortmund midfielder Nuri Sahin was nearly lost for words when interviewed after the game by Danish TV network Viasat Sport. There was another moment of misfortune in the Dortmund defense in the 79th when Lukasz Piszczek's sloppy back pass to Sokratis Papastathopoulos was intercepted by Mbappe who knocked in Monaco's third.

Author: 0 Lyon and Besiktas Europa League clash delayed by crowd disturbances

Incidents inside Lyon's stadium — which will host the final next season — followed fighting among rival French and Turkish fans earlier in the city. UEFA has increased security measures at its Champions League and Europa League matches this week after Borussia Dortmund's team bus was targeted by a bomb attack on Tuesday.

Sport Swansea City vs Tottenham Hotspur
Author: 0 Swansea City vs Tottenham Hotspur

Spurs boosted their hopes of catching Chelsea in the race for the Premier League title by closing the gap to the Blues down to seven points thanks to their win at Burnley on Saturday. They started to play with a low tempo. It was his first assist in seven games (three starts) since moving from Aston Villa on transfer deadline day in January.

Sport Russell Slade: Grimsby Town appoint manager for second time
Author: 0 Russell Slade: Grimsby Town appoint manager for second time

Grimsby Town have confirmed that Russell Slade has returned to the club as manager. Slade replaces Marcus Bignot, after he was sacked as manager on Monday after five months as manager. 'It was an exciting proposition, I'm delighted to be here, and to get on with the job as soon as possible. Four men and a 17-year-old boy have been handed three-year football banning orders for their role in the violent disorder that followed Grimsby Town's pre-season friendly against Sheffield United in ...

Author: 0 Neymar to miss season defining Classico

The match's referee, Jesus Gil Manzano, included the incident in his post-match report. Barcelona play Real Sociedad before travelling to Real Madrid later in April, meaning Neymar is nearly certain to miss the El Clasico . Malaga produced a battling display as Jose Miguel Gonzalez's men secured a second successive victory to move them further away from the relegation scrap.

Sport Sunderland stay rooted to the bottom after United defeat
Author: 0 Sunderland stay rooted to the bottom after United defeat

United overtook Arsenal to move within four points of the top four, on whom they have a game in hand, while they also possess an alternative route into the Champions League in the form of the Europa League. "You need these players sometimes to make it and normally every top team has a couple of them that can make a difference". But just a few moments later and the hosts were down to 10 men, with Larsson being shown a red card for raising his studs during a challenge on Ander Herrera.

Sport Thompson denied Major win in controversial fashion
Author: 0 Thompson denied Major win in controversial fashion

The ball was just one foot-a gimme-away from the cup. American Lexi Thompson suffered heartbreak at the ANA Inspiration as she lost a play-off to So Yeon Ryu having earlier been handed a four-shot penalty midway through her final round.

Author: 0 Fernando Alonso to compete in 2017 Indy 500

The shock announcement comes as McLaren have continued to struggle with its Honda power unit in the 2017 season, which has severely dented Alonso's confidence in the package ever delivering on its promise. Hamilton said he will watch on with interest to see how Alonso deals with the challenge of learning about oval racing in the short preparation time he will have.

Sport Montgomery makes debut in 8-4 win over Rays
Author: 0 Montgomery makes debut in 8-4 win over Rays

The Yankees are on a three-game winning streak after opening the season with four losses in five games. Montgomery got to Yankee Stadium about four hours before the game, had a few cups of coffee and prepared for his major league debut.

Sport NBA Players Pick Russell Westbrook For 2017 MVP After 42nd Triple-Double
Author: 0 NBA Players Pick Russell Westbrook For 2017 MVP After 42nd Triple-Double

Westbrook is averaging 31.9 points, 10.4 assists and 10.7 rebounds. The 2017 NBA MVP race is one of the most competitive in recent years, but Russell Westbrook might have locked up the award Sunday. Durant's decision to jump ship to Golden State not only inspired, but forced Westbrook to improve his game to a new level or his side would not make playoffs similar to 2015.

Sport Newspaper leaks Minnesota Timberwolves' new logo hours ahead of big reveal
Author: 0 Newspaper leaks Minnesota Timberwolves' new logo hours ahead of big reveal

A Timberwolves' reddit page user posted a screenshot of the ad, which was picked up by multiple news outlets throughout the day. And Twitter already has a leak of the new logo. "The logo includes a wolf head shown howling, the act of which is the glue that keeps wolf packs together". We got an early glimpse of the logo earlier in the day when it appeared to be leaked by the Minnesota Star-Tribune.

Author: 0 Dybala extends his Juventus contract until 2022

And it's that mix of experience and youth that could see Juventus win European soccer's greatest club prize for the first time since 1996. It took Barca until 21 minutes to threaten, but Gianluigi Buffon denied Andres Iniesta with a great one-handed save after he had been picked out by a superb Messi pass.

Author: 0 Paulo Dybala signs new 5-year contract at Juventus

A report from Mundo Deportivo claimed Dybala had "decided to leave Juventus at the end of the season" and " La Joya " was intent on playing in Primera Liga with the Catalan giants. This is a week full of special emotions for me. And his 39 goals and 16 assists in all competitions make him both the Bianconeri's leading scorer and provider over the past 18 months.

Sport No-cell zone: Masters clings to ban on mobile phones
Author: 0 No-cell zone: Masters clings to ban on mobile phones

According to the Washington Post , while every member of the club gets a jacket, only the victor of the Masters can actually bring his off Augusta grounds, which makes you think this jacket belonged to a victor. "The whole mythology of it really has only been created in the last 30 to 40 years". The 27-year-old plans to change his golf ball and experiment with more new equipment, while he is also due to marry fiancee Erica Stoll shortly.

Author: 0 IPL 2017: Got To See Yuvraj Singh Of Old, Says David Warner

Q: Will playing in the IPL boost your chances of returning to the Australian team? After the dismissal of Chris Gayle , several players in the top order including Kedar Jadhav, Travis Head and the skipper Shane Watson tried their best to save the game but it was the Hyderabad fielders who didn't let loose the grip throughout the game.

Author: 0 Mumbai Indians pull of thrilling win over KKR

Afghan spinner Rashid Khan wreaked havoc once again as he picked up three crucial wickets for the Hyderabad franchise, giving away only 19 runs in his four overs. Mumbai Indians were staring down the barrel at 130/5 after 17 overs. The duo knows that they have to stay for the longer part of the innings, and does not play risky shots in the middle overs, scoring 73 in the first 12 overs.

Sport Watch Cristiano Ronaldo score his 100th European goal
Author: 0 Watch Cristiano Ronaldo score his 100th European goal

Bayern, who had thrashed English club Arsenal 10-2 on aggregate to take their place in the last eight, took the lead at the Allianz Arena midway through the first half when Arturo Vidal crashed in a bullet header from a corner. He first opened his European goal-scoring account in Manchester United's 3-0 win over Hungarian side Debrecen on August 9, 2005. "We could have been 2-0 down at half-time, which could have changed the match, but we managed to show some patience and get the ...

Author: 0 Curry leads Warriors to 60th win

The Warriors scored 37 points in the first quarter and never trailed on the way to their eighth straight victory. They have the artillery, as coach Mike D'Antoni's team features four players in the top 12 in the league this season in 3-pointers made: James Harden (third at 238), Eric Gordon (fourth, 231), Ryan Anderson (ninth, 188) and Trevor Ariza (12th, 182).

Author: 0 Marcos Alonso explains what Chelsea teammates said before Bournemouth goal

After London rivals Tottenham Hotspur thumped Watford 4-0 to cut their lead to four points, Chelsea faced a potentially hard visit to the sun-drenched south coast. "We know our schedule is not easy". "To have a great season, to write history, you must win", said Conte. "But it's important to go game by game, in this case after our defeat by Crystal Palace, we played Manchester City, and we could drop points, and today we could drop points also".

Author: 0 Marc-Andre Fleury gets surprise start in net for Penguins

David. The team finally has something under head coach John Tortorella that seemed extinct in previous seasons: momentum and swagger. Maybe it was that the Blue Jackets were hitting them to the tune of 23 times in the opening frame? Cam Atkinson and Nick Foligno can burn you from the first line.

Author: 0 NHL: Maple Leafs clinch last playoff spot

On paper, Washington is built to win now. Alexander Ovechkin had the OT victor in that game. What it was was very fitting of this team and this season and what it represents. They're well-coached and often well-organized, save for their typical brain farts, like Jake Gardiner's puck punt that gave Pittsburgh the go-ahead goal late.

Author: 0 West Ham boss Slaven Bilic says it's not 'do or die' yet

England winger Walcott was on the scoresheet, bagging Arsenal's second goal in between strikes from Mesut Ozil and Olivier Giroud. Bilic's team lost 3-0 at London rivals Arsenal on Wednesday and host third-bottom Swansea City on Saturday, knowing that anything other than a win will draw them even deeper into the relegation dog fight.

Sport Juventus forward Dybala renews contract until 2022
Author: 0 Juventus forward Dybala renews contract until 2022

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique took off French left-back Jeremy Mathieu and brought on Portuguese midfielder Andre Gomes at half-time, moving Javier Mascherano back into defence. Juventus had to wait two years for another chance against Barcelona. It will be hard against such an experienced defense with Juve's BBC of Leonardo Bonucci, Andrea Barzagli and Chiellini more than capable of handling Barcelona's MSN of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar.

Author: 0 Pep undecided on 'keeper for Saints trip

Chilean worldwide Claudio Bravo was handed the number one shirt following his £17.1m move from Barcelona in August but he lost his starting place to Willy Caballero in late January following a series of inconsistent displays. "Saturday I am going to decide", Guardiola said. "It's not the time to talk about that or the players who are going to stay here", Guardiola said on Thursday ahead of City's game with Southampton this weekend.

Author: 0 Harden's triple-double helps Rockets drub Kings

Since Anderson sat down with a sprained ankle, the Rockets are 3-3 and Harden has been borderline abysmal. In Harden's post-game press conference, he shared his sentiments, believing that winning should be the most important determinant in the MVP race.

Author: 0 Davis Cup: Australia leads USA 2-0 in quarterfinal

It sparked jubilant celebrations at Brisbane's Pat Rafter Arena with captain Lleyton Hewitt and his teammates Jordan Thompson, Sam Groth and John Peers, whose behind-the-scenes support Kyrgios credited as been central to his recent rise. It's a stark turnaround from the 21-year-old, who was booed off court following his second-round loss to Andreas Seppi at the Australian Open. It's one thing to say I've been preparing for it but to actually deliver, it feels pretty good.

Sport Ex-Giants DT Hankins going to Colts
Author: 0 Ex-Giants DT Hankins going to Colts

Big Blue was hoping to keep Hankins, but re-signing Jason Pierre-Paul this offseason was the priority. The Giants may also draft Hankins' replacement later this month. After signing Harrison, cornerback Janoris Jenkins and defensive end Olivier Vernon in free agency last season, the Giants shot up the defensive rankings, from last in 2015 to 10th in 2016.

Author: 0 Andre Ayew: West Ham have great manager

The win moves West Ham eight points above the relegation zone, while Swansea is two points from safety. Manager Slaven Bilic had called for his side to stay together and was rewarded with a battling performance and a solid defensive effort that nullified a lacklustre Swansea side.

Sport Klopp surprised UEFA allowed Dortmund game to go ahead
Author: 0 Klopp surprised UEFA allowed Dortmund game to go ahead

The roadside blasts left Dortmund's Spanish global Marc Bartra and a policeman injured, with the bombs "containing metal pieces" detonating minutes after the team bus set off to a planned Champions League game against Monaco on Tuesday night.

Author: 0 Danny Willett admits he has found it hard to handle increased scrutiny

His performance on the course has struggled a little bit since the big win. So far in 2017 Willett has failed to convert a three-shot 54-hole lead in Malaysia, finished 69th in the 77-man field in the WGC-Mexico Championship and failed to reach the knockout stages of the WGC-Match Play in Austin.

Author: 0 Game Rewind: Pacers 130, Cavaliers 135 (2 OT)

LeBron and his team have won two straight after three consecutive losses. "We all understood that and we've got to keep building from here and not look back". According to ESPN's Brian Windhorst , LeBron James and Tristan Thompson let their tempers boil over on Sunday night, and the result wasn't pretty.

Author: 0 Man Utd enjoy comfortable win at Sunderland

Despite Sunday's positive result , the Portuguese announced that he was shifting his focus to the Europa League. The Swede scored a sublime opening goal, curling home from 20-yards to hand United the initiative. With regards to what the three points means to their season, Mourinho continued: "The result was good. In this lovely weather the game was played at a more slow intensity".

Author: 0 The Table is Set for Thunder-Rockets

UPDATE: The Thunder will rest Russell Westbrook , Andre Roberson and Taj Gibson. With two games to go in the regular season, the Oklahoma City Thunder are locked into the No. That was until the Oklahoma City Thunder faced the Denver Nuggets. He scored the team's final 13 points as Oklahoma City rallied from 10 down with three minutes left.