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Sport Antioch Weather Forecast: A Stormy And Warm Week
Author: 0 Antioch Weather Forecast: A Stormy And Warm Week

Winds of 5 to 15 miles per hour gusting to 20 miles per hour. Overnight, skies will be partly cloudy as any showers or storms come to an end. Tuesday: Sunny; high of 68. Friday night , mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. On Friday skies remain partly cloudy with highs in the low/ mid-80s and have winds from the southwest at 10-20 miles per hour.

Author: 0 Alexander Radulov lifts Canadiens beat Rangers in overtime

Momentum, such as it matters, can't be carried from game to game, let alone across a border, but intangibles like feel? "Certainly it wasn't a lack of effort, we were nearly, at times, trying too hard", said Derek Stepan , who was then asked if the Rangers got frustrated because things weren't going their way.

Author: 0 Edmonton Oilers vs. San Jose Sharks

Playing their first postseason game in 11 years, the Edmonton Oilers rolled out to a two-goal, first period lead. This is a lot of juice to lay with an Edmonton Oilers team that has had zero recent playoff success , so I'll side with the Sharks and the ehavy plus money simply based off the value.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton dominates Chinese GP en route to fifth Shanghai victory

April 10 (ANI): Three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton has predicted that his fight with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the Bahrain Grand Prix will be "one of the closest". The virtual safety auto was deplyed on lap 2 after contact between Willams' Lance Stoll and Sergio Perez's Force India and left the former's vehicle beached on to the gravel.

Sport Now People See How Tough Top Four Finish Is - Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Now People See How Tough Top Four Finish Is - Arsene Wenger

Wenger is out of contract at the end of the Premier League season and no certainty to continue in his role amid the growing discontent among fans at the Emirates Stadium. Dropping two points could spell the end of City's title hopes, but Guardiola was more concerned about his side's lack of bravery on the ball. "You just want the fans to stand behind the team and that's what they did".

Author: 0 Blues take 2-0 series lead with 2-1 win over Wild

Eric Staal broke in all alone, slid the puck wide. Within the past 96 hours, Jake Allen has been extended this narrative to a new high. In Minnesota, the Wild are apparently falling victim to the guidance of their old coach, Mike Yeo, which has to sting.

Sport Coric wins 1st tour title, beats Kohlschreiber in Morocco
Author: 0 Coric wins 1st tour title, beats Kohlschreiber in Morocco

I didn t know what to expect when I came here and I wasn t in the best shape. Coric will be chasing his first tour title against the experienced Kohlschreiber, who reached his 16th final with a 6-2 6-2 win over Frenchman Benoit Paire in the other semi-final.

Author: 0 Easter Sunday: Christians across the globe celebrate

Easter Sunday falls on the same day in 2017 in both the eastern and western churches. "People who don't regularly come understand this is central to our faith", said the Rev. "On this day, we pray for prosperity of our country and vows to continue the struggle against forces of evil", he added. Peace, too, is my Easter wish for all.

Author: 0 Bulls top Celtics 106-102; Thomas plays after sister's death

Neither team had more than a two-possession lead until Butler made three free throws with 4 minutes to play make it 95-88. The Bulls finished with a 53-36 rebounding advantage which led to them ending up with a 23-15 edge in second-chance points fueled by Chicago's 20 offensive rebounds.

Author: 0 Bulls beat Celtics 101-94; Thomas plays after sister's death

Chyna's father, James Thomas, spoke with the media and stated that it is a "crucial time " for the family and he did not know when the Boston Celtics player would be flying to Tacoma to be with his family. Though seeded No. 1, the Celtics are very vulnerable against the Bulls . He tied the score with a long 3-pointer - his third straight bucket - near the end of the period.

Author: 0 It's make or break for Barcelona after setbacks in Liga & CL

This time, the English champions don't have an away goal to aid their cause, losing the first leg 1-0, and they will also be up against last year's much more experienced finalist on Tuesday. If that doesn't give you a fresh case of the feels I don't think we can be friends. Manuel Pasqual scored a stoppage-time victor as Empoli , who are now five points above the relegation zone, beat Fiorentina 2-1 in the Florence derby.

Sport Verstappen fastest in final Bahrain practice
Author: 0 Verstappen fastest in final Bahrain practice

Our vehicle seems to work much better on this track, so hopefully we will get a clean start with no incidents and then see what we can do in the race. Verstappen's team-mate Daniel Ricciardo was less sure of Red Bull's chance of victory though, admitting that the team struggled massively on the harder compound soft tyre - which Verstapppen never had the chance to run.

Author: 0 Grades For 97-83 Win Over Toronto Raptors

The "gut-punch" of this game came in the second half of the third quarter when the Bucks went on an 11-6 run with Giannis Antetokounmpo on the bench for 4:33 and the Raptors were in the bonus. He will be a handful for any team and Toronto is lucky they have Dwane Casey on the sidelines to try and game-plan to limit the 22-year-old as much as they can.

Sport Conte: Luiz is 'one of the best defenders in Europe'
Author: 0 Conte: Luiz is 'one of the best defenders in Europe'

During the game you can see their commitment, and I think that's great. "Now, to be the best counter-attacking team in the country is not to be criticised; it is an awesome thing.The best team at the end of the season is the one who is champions and we are far from it".

Author: 0 Hamilton takes blame for Bahrain penalty

Hamilton was catching the German on every lap but ran out of time and finished nearly seven seconds behind. The following lap saw Williams' Lance Stroll being hit by Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz from the side, which brought out the safety vehicle.

Author: 0 Citigroup Analysts Predict Nintendo Will Release a Mini-Switch in 2019

Interestingly, this also makes The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild the fastest-selling Nintendo launch game of all time, in addition to being the fastest selling game in the Zelda series. For the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, both companies didn't share an exact number of their March sales. Sure Nintendo , whatever you say. It has just been announced that Payday 2 will be ported to Nintendo Switch.

Author: 0 Boston's Rick Porcello gets blasted for eight runs on Friday

Across the majors, Saturday marked the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's major league debut. Snell (0-1, 3.18 ERA) held the New York Yankees to two runs on two hits with three walks and a strikeout in a 4 2/3-inning no-decision last Wednesday, an eventual 8-4 loss at Yankee Stadium.

Author: 0 Garcia earns first major title

They were on level terms two holes later after Garcia nearly made an albatross at the par-five 15th, his eight-iron second landing inches short of the hole before brushing the pin and trickling 14 feet away, from where he made his eagle putt.

Author: 0 Calvert Suspended For 1 Game

NEW YORK - Alexander Radulov had a goal and an assist to lead Montreal over New York, giving the Canadiens a 2-1 lead in the first-round playoff series. Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby made his presence felt by collecting a point on each of his team's first three goals (one goal, two assists) to record his 11th career three-point performance in a playoff game.

Author: 0 Bucks Playoff Series In Toronto Opens Saturday

What made Parker's injury especially cruel was that it came on the night that probably the team's second-best player, Khris Middleton , made his season debut off a hamstring injury suffered back in September. Their lone win in a series opener came in 2002 in the second round against Philadelphia. "I thought our guys did a great job of sharing the ball, the ball wasn't sticking and they didn't care who shot it or who made the shot, it was about making the right play".

Sport Griezmann goal prevents Real Madrid derby victory
Author: 0 Griezmann goal prevents Real Madrid derby victory

Diego Simeone has said Real Madrid's achievements "speak for themselves" ahead of Atletico Madrid's derbi at Real Madrid . L'Equipe's Frederic Hermel (h/t Uche Amako of the Express ) reported as much, with Atletico Madrid's Griezmann identified as a long-term replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo.

Author: 0 Man Utd beat Chelsea to open door for Spurs

It is often forgotten that, during that FA Cup tie with Chelsea, Man United were successfully containing Antonio Conte's men. Tottenham have continued to maintain the pressure on Chelsea and are now just four points behind them. Centre-halves Marcos Rojo and Eric Bailly were vast against Diego Costa, while full-backs Antonio Valencia and Matteo Darmian were as threatening going forward as they were determined defensively.

Sport Roberto Firmino powers Liverpool past West Bromwich Albion
Author: 0 Roberto Firmino powers Liverpool past West Bromwich Albion

The last two both have games in hand but United must win every one to draw level with Liverpool , while Arsenal would still be three points adrift if they won all three. "In the second half, we did this much better". Nacer Chadli could have opened the scoring but missed his kick at the back stick when very well poised to score, while Matt Phillips saw his effort saved by Simon Mignolet after being played clean through.

Author: 0 Clasico concern for Bale as Zidane confirms injury worry

The 32 year old Portugal captain had gone 659 minutes without scoring in Europe before his first goal on the night, and was asked on BeIn Sports after the game if he understood how people had doubted him. "But not content, because he had chances to score more goals". Madrid defender Sergio Ramos added: "We've taken a big step in the tie, but there's still the return leg to come against great opposition, who have shown that they're one of the favourites to win the competition".

Sport Talented Tottenham have 'goals all over the park' - Kieran Trippier
Author: 0 Talented Tottenham have 'goals all over the park' - Kieran Trippier

Tottenham were at their tantalising best as the side ran riot against Walter Mazzarri's visitors. Earlier this week Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said while there was an " expectation " at his club they would be title-contenders, it would " not be a disaster " for Tottenham if they yet again missed out on lifting the Premier League trophy.

Author: 0 Longoria breaks up Pineda's perfect-game bid in 7th

Pineda had a sellout crowd at Yankee Stadium on full alert as he powered through the Rays hitters, making effective use of off-speed pitches in an electrifying performance. He has a fastball that tops out around 96 miles per hour, a change up, slider and curve. SAN FRANCISCO - Catcher Buster Posey was placed on the seven-day disabled list with concussion symptoms Tuesday, a day after he was struck in the helmet by a 94 miles per hour fastball from Arizona's Taijuan Walker.

Sport Yankees Sweep Cardinals 9-3 for 7th
Author: 0 Yankees Sweep Cardinals 9-3 for 7th

New York Yankees designated hitter Matt Holliday (back stiffness) was scratched from the Yankees' starting lineup on Saturday against the St. Louis Cardinals . "I know I can hit". Girardi generally avoids using the same reliever three straight days, but said that Chapman is "a different guy". "It will be an absolute no".

Sport North Korean missile explodes on launch, US and S. Korea say
Author: 0 North Korean missile explodes on launch, US and S. Korea say

The status of the North Korean underground nuclear test program is unchanged, a senior USA defense official told CNN, and a test could come at any time. During a fellowship meal after the services, he said the tensions on the Korean peninsula had put into sharp focus the importance of the joint U.S.

Author: 0 Centurion: Ronaldo becomes 1st player to score 100 European goals

With our second-half display, in which we regained possession a lot and played very well and with the chances we created, it would have been better had we managed to come away from here having scored another goal. With Robert Lewandowski ruled out by a shoulder injury, Thomas Muller was left to lead the Bayern attack, supported by the wandering Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben.

Sport Sergio Garcia might wear his Masters green jacket to wedding
Author: 0 Sergio Garcia might wear his Masters green jacket to wedding

By the time Garcia started to lose his grip on the green jacket, as expected - coupled with Justin Rose mixing in some birdies of his own - much of the zip was gone from the early hours of CBS' broadcast. "Sergio Garcia wins the Masters in Augusta , the major he has so deserved for the past 18 years", it read. Garcia was second in greens in regulation and driving accuracy over the course of the week, only beaten by Rickie Fowler on the greens and Soren Kjeldsen off the tee.

Sport Bottas sad over Hamilton free pass
Author: 0 Bottas sad over Hamilton free pass

Bottas pounced on Vettel but the latter was able to defend, keeping the lead. He was certainly helped by Hamilton's decision to trundle into the pits with Ricciardo crawling all over his gearbox. Speaking on the run coming to an end however, Hamilton showed no signs of bitterness or rivalry. The answer arrived eight laps later as he stopped for a second time .

Sport Firmino grabs another winner, Liverpool beats West Brom 1-0
Author: 0 Firmino grabs another winner, Liverpool beats West Brom 1-0

Learning to put away the so-called weaker teams in the division was Liverpool's biggest sticking point this season and, the Bournemouth draw last week aside, Klopp's side have started doing that. Scoring from set pieces is supposed to be West Brom's forte, but they were beaten at their own game as Firmino, via a flick-on from Lucas, headed in James Milner's free kick.

Author: 0 Archer, Rays eye bounce-back year, begin against Yankees

The Rays drew first blood on Sunday when they overpowered the Yankees with seven runs right out of the gate. At least he didn't walk anybody. NY is also 4-9 in Pineda's last 13 starts in game three of a series, and 1-4 in Pineda's last five Wednesday starts.

Sport Tottenham keeps pressure on Chelsea with victory
Author: 0 Tottenham keeps pressure on Chelsea with victory

Mauricio Pochettino cranked up the pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea as he sent out a warning ahead of their trip to Manchester United, declaring: "If they fail, we are there". The Italian scored two minutes after replacing the concussed Billy Jones, who was carried from the pitch while being given oxygen. Watford deepened Swansea's relegation fears as a first-half goal was enough to secure a 1-0 victory at Vicarage Road.

Sport Why New York Yankees fans are livid with Martha Stewart
Author: 0 Why New York Yankees fans are livid with Martha Stewart

Both fell to the field as Chase Headley came home with the go-ahead run. They'll likely be without Weeks, who is day-to-day with neck and right shoulder soreness. It might not have been love at first sight exactly, but the word Girardi used after seeing Montgomery presence on the mound after a couple of innings was "curious".

Sport Umpire Dale Scott leaves game after being struck in mask
Author: 0 Umpire Dale Scott leaves game after being struck in mask

Barring a sudden turnaround, a fanbase expecting a third straight trip to the playoffs may really start raising its eyebrows at the depth of this team's hole. the New York Yankees. Though Toronto has struggled out of the gate, the Blue Jays are hoping that Saturday's spark will be a changing of the guard.

Author: 0 Rockets Dominate Thunder To Take 1-0 Series Lead

Westbrook finished with 22 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists in 33 minutes, with an uncharacteristically poor plus-minus rating (minus-25) to go with 9 turnovers. Oklahoma City, which led the National Basketball Association in rebounding in the regular season, was outrebounded 56-41-on Sunday night. Jerami Grant had 10 points.

Author: 0 Celtic secure sixth title in a row

I am very proud, but at 5-0, I was kicking the dugout. Brendan Rodgers admits he will look to return to Premier League management one day - but insists he has no immediate plans to leave Celtic . I hope I've improved as a player. "When I feel as fit as I am, he was fine with the decision to go back". I am one of them, but I am in the dugout and from the first day I walked in here they have given me nothing but 150 per cent support.

Author: 0 Cavs escape Game 1 with 109-108 victory

While a playoff win as a playoff win, no matter how you get it, the Cavs still need to fix some things on the defensive end if they want to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the series on Monday night. A total of 13 misses at the free throw line almost cost the Cavaliers the game, connecting on just 14-of-27 from the field. The Cavs led by 12 late in the third quarter Saturday and by 10 with 9:06 to go.

Sport Blue Notes: Parayko gets first goal of game for Blues
Author: 0 Blue Notes: Parayko gets first goal of game for Blues

Paul, Minn. The Wild have a home ice advantage for first round of the playoffs. Game 2 of their quarterfinal series against the Minnesota Wild started much like Game 1 did - with the Blues seemingly on their heels, allowing the opposition to hem them into their defensive zone for long stretches of time .

Sport Canada beats US in Singapore sevens final
Author: 0 Canada beats US in Singapore sevens final

Nathan Hirayama of Richmond, B.C., was named player of the final . "We could also blood a number of youngsters‚ giving them proper game time and there does not seem to be any real injury concerns". Canada beat New Zealand and England in the quarter-finals and semi-finals respectively, while United States of America stunned Olympic champions Fiji in the quarter-finals.

Author: 0 Durant shines in Warriors playoff debut in Game 1 win

Nurkic's arrival in Portland wasn't just good for the Blazers , it was good for the big man, too. The Warriors are first in the league in scoring with 115.9 points per game and they are also first in the league in assists per game with 30.4.

Author: 0 NHL Playoffs: Toronto, Ottawa win in overtime

Now the Leafs get to go for the lead in Game 3 on Monday night in front of their own fans, who will surely forget their usual corporate reserve and be screaming their heads off at the Air Canada Centre, not to mention the really insane ones a few steps away in Maple Leaf Square in front of the big screen.

Sport Giants Place Posey On 7-Day DL, Select Federowicz, Designate Blackburn
Author: 0 Giants Place Posey On 7-Day DL, Select Federowicz, Designate Blackburn

Athletic trainer Dave Groeschner sprinted toward the plate and Bochy was right behind. "We just couldn't get the big hit", Giants manager Bruce Bochy said after his team's sixth loss in nine games. Crawford was referring to Joe Panik , who experienced delayed concussion symptoms after being hit by a pitch in the head and ended up missing almost a month.

Sport Rays hit 4 HRs off Porcello; Archer ends long skid vs Bosox
Author: 0 Rays hit 4 HRs off Porcello; Archer ends long skid vs Bosox

Boston acquired the six-foot-six left-hander from the White Sox for four prospects during the off-season. The Rays had to lean heavily on their bullpen, but they were up to the task for the vast majority of the game. "I'll be in there tomorrow". For a team that already has Jackie Bradley Jr., David Price and Tyler Thornburg on the disabled list - not to mention a long list of players who missed time with the flu - news of Ramirez's relatively minor injury felt like a stroke of luck.

Author: 0 Cavaliers Blew Big Lead In OT 126-125 Defeat At Hawks

Atlanta has as much depth and talent as anyone in the league so why not consider the best-case scenario, which is Dwight Howard and company finding their stride at the flawless time of the year. At 42-38, they are one game ahead of Milwaukee for fifth place in the East. We're late getting to him, late chasing him off screens. "They did a phenomenal job of coming in".

Author: 0 Vettel wins Bahrain Grand Prix ahead of Hamilton

He became the second retirement of the day. With Bottas losing power in his rear tires, Vettel sensed it was the right time to pit for new tires on lap 11. The Spaniard was back in 13th place, some 37s behind the leader. Meanwhile, Hamilton had eaten away Vettel's gap to 3.9s by lap 32. Firstly when the German, starting third on the grid, blasted out of his blocks and made up the nine-metre difference to Hamilton by the time the title protagonists reached turn one.