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Author: 0 Monaco put Dortmund out, reach champions league semis

Monaco manager Leonardo Jardim insists his free-scoring team are not among the favourites for Champions League success despite seeing off Borussia Dortmund 3-1 at Stade Louis II to secure their place in Friday's semi-finals draw. The first leg was not without its problems, after it was delayed by 24 hours following an attack on the Borussia Dortmund bus, leaving defender Marc Bartra with a broken arm.

Author: 0 LeBron James has won his last 21 1st-round games

We took another step forward in that in this series. Last year, the same problem resulted in a first-round exit, courtesy of Toronto. LeBron James hit a 3-pointer with 1:08 left to put the Cavaliers up 103-102, and they added a few free throws after intentional fouls to produce the final margin.

Sport Seahawks Would Have Considered Drafting Patrick Mahomes
Author: 0 Seahawks Would Have Considered Drafting Patrick Mahomes

There was no question that former Whitehouse and Texas Tech star Patrick Mahomes would be picked in the first round of the NFL Draft . "I had been told they were high on him, and I was hoping they would find a way to get him". Tremendous upside. Good person, intelligent with great skill. He's just raw. He needs good coaching and he needs to be developed. He said the Chiefs had been interested all along.

Sport Led by Hayward, Utah Jazz moving on to new playoff turf
Author: 0 Led by Hayward, Utah Jazz moving on to new playoff turf

The Warriors and Jazz will lock horns starting Tuesday with Game 1 at the Oracle Arena. Jamal Crawford added 20 points off the bench . Chris Paul and Blake Griffin are probably headed towards free agency, and the Clippers will be able to offer them big-time deals, but should they? Disaster struck in Game 4, when Chris Paul suffered a broken hand while Blake Griffin battled a quad injury.

Sport Muller: It was 10 against 14 at Real Madrid
Author: 0 Muller: It was 10 against 14 at Real Madrid

Bayern were defeated 4-2 after extra-time at the Bernebeu and Neuer injured his foot in the build up to Cristiano Ronaldo's third goal. The game was marred by a number of questionable refereeing decisions, though, as Kassai dismissed Arturo Vidal for what seemed like a fair challenge, before Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals from what appeared to be offside positions.

Author: 0 Murray crashes out to Thiem

Nadal is two-thirds of the way to an unfathomable clay-court hat trick - winning 10 titles in Monte Carlo, Barcelona and Paris. Murray looked on the bright side of getting extra matches on Barcelona's outdoor clay. "I think he's so good on clay". Murray's return in Monte Carlo was a bit too early for the Brit as he was not fully fit, nonetheless, Thiem recorded his first victory over in Murray and his third victory over a Brit in this tournament in three sets, advancing to his ninth ...

Sport World number one Murray suffers shock exit from Monte Carlo Masters
Author: 0 World number one Murray suffers shock exit from Monte Carlo Masters

Ninth-seeded Tomas Berdych , the runner-up here in 2015, rallied to beat 39-year-old German Tommy Haas 3-6, 6-1, 6-4. Murray, 29, who recently returned from time off the court due to injury, failed to keep up with the Spaniard's pace and only managed to win the first set before losing a disappointing second set, and eventually losing the match and a place in the quarterfinals.

Author: 0 Watch NBA Playoffs 2017

Milwaukee can take solace in the fact it was able to remain competitive deep into the fourth quarter despite an off night from Antetokounmpo. The Toronto Raptors finally covered in the last game, winning the game 4 in Milwaukee . A week ago at this time if Bucks fans were told they'd be headed back to Milwaukee tied with the Raptors 1-1, most people would be satisfied, if not thrilled.

Sport Praise for Lukaku but Chelsea boss Conte happy with Costa
Author: 0 Praise for Lukaku but Chelsea boss Conte happy with Costa

This would be the second-best points tally by a side in a Premier League season, after Chelsea in 2004-05 (95). If he was to be guaranteed first team football, then yes he would. Hazard has been revived this season after falling below his usual standards during Chelsea's dismal title defence a year ago. Everything is possible in football and not only for Eden but for every single player .

Author: 0 Titans a ideal fit for UTC's Corey Levin

Todd McShay, in his best pick for each team piece ( In$ider ), has a very well thought out piece on the Titans. Tennessee went 9-7 last season and enters tonight's opening round with the Nos. In addition, Smith will be a nice compliment at tight end . Taylor said he was almost speechless at being drafted by the team an hour away from where he played at Western Kentucky.

Author: 0 Cavaliers sweep Pacers, Rockets put Thunder on the brink

The loss marked the fourth time in the last six seasons that Paul George and the Pacers have been bounced from the postseason by a LeBron James-led team, and on Sunday, James was in full command, scoring 33 points to go along with 10 rebounds, four assists, and four steals.

Sport Jackets' Calvert banned 1 game for cross-check
Author: 0 Jackets' Calvert banned 1 game for cross-check

Kyle Quincey forced a turnover at center ice and passed to Karlsson, who fed Anderson as he sped into the zone and skated in on Fleury before sliding the puck under the goalie's pads. Just as the Maple Leafs were successfully killing off a 5-on-3 situation, Mitch Marner seemed to have a clear path to picking up a loose puck just inside the Capitals blue line for what would have been a breakaway.

Sport Jets receiver Devin Smith tears ACL again, out for 2017 season
Author: 0 Jets receiver Devin Smith tears ACL again, out for 2017 season

The second-round pick has been snake bitten throughout his career, going down with broken ribs and a partially punctured lung in his first training camp before playing 10 games. He finished the year with one catch for 20 yards. Smith saw just three targets in 2016, earning a meager 0.44 Reception Net Expected Points per target.

Sport Richie Porte wins Tour of Romandie after strong time trial
Author: 0 Richie Porte wins Tour of Romandie after strong time trial

Porte reeled in Yates's time and then extended his lead by a further 21 seconds in the battle against the clock. Pedalling smoothly out of the saddle and barely sitting down for the duration of the six kilometre final climb in what was a powerful display that will strike fear into other Tour de France contenders.

Sport Lazio claim 3-1 derby win over 'ugly' Roma
Author: 0 Lazio claim 3-1 derby win over 'ugly' Roma

Keita Balde struck twice as Lazio ruined Francesco Totti's final derby as a player on Sunday with a thrilling 3-1 win over Roma that could also jeopardise their push for a top-two finish in Serie A. Then Lazio scored again with a deflection, so we were unlucky. Can Roma win to keep pressure on Juventus at the top of the table? The Italian Roma club, which includes Egyptian star Mohamed Salah, has chosen Al Ahly and Zamalek as one of the 11 most powerful football stadiums in the ...

Sport Jurgen Klopp confident Liverpool will finish in top four: This is why
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp confident Liverpool will finish in top four: This is why

Adam Lallana could be part of the squad to face Watford tonight, after recovering from the latest in a number of injuries the 28-year-old has suffered on global duty in recent years. "The group of players we have and the manager knows what it takes to win". "For example, Palace's second goal was after a set piece but it came after we lost the ball in the buildup".

Sport 1 as loss in ACC Tournament drops Syracuse lacrosse
Author: 0 1 as loss in ACC Tournament drops Syracuse lacrosse

Syracuse will learn its fate in the NCAA Tournament when the bracket is announced on Sunday, May 7 at 9 p.m. This marked the fourth straight year the number three and four seeds played in the ACC championship game-with the Irish benefitting from the first of those four when they won as the number-four seed in their first year in the conference in 2014.

Sport Chelsea won't ease up in title race, says Antonio Conte
Author: 0 Chelsea won't ease up in title race, says Antonio Conte

David is showing us great commitment this season". "It is not easy to be used to play every game for Bournemouth and to arrive for Chelsea and stay on the bench and sometimes understand". "Otherwise for him it's a good season, not a fantastic season". "I didn't speak with the doctor about his (Luiz's) injury but I don't think it is a serious injury for him", added Conte.

Sport Lallana returns to the Liverpool bench while Watford make one change
Author: 0 Lallana returns to the Liverpool bench while Watford make one change

And understandably, having already lost Sadio Mane for the rest of the season, Reds fans on Twitter were panicking about their Champions League prospects should Coutinho's injury be more serious than first thought. Lucas chipped the ball into the area and the German met it with an overhead kick into the top corner. An uninspired Watford side pushed for an equaliser after the break and came close when Sebastian Prodl smashed a left-foot shot against the bar for the Hornets in the 94th minute.

Sport Packers open 2nd round by taking Washington CB Kevin King
Author: 0 Packers open 2nd round by taking Washington CB Kevin King

Jones recently sent a letter to each NFL team signed by his doctor, Robert Anderson, stating that he should be able to resume full football activities in four to six months - a timetable that could allow him to play by September, though the Eagles didn't offer an estimate.

Author: 0 LeBron leads Cavs in sweeping Pacers

Game 4 is 1 p.m. today at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. In Game 2, they failed to stop a scoring outburst from Cavs point guard Kyrie Irving before clawing back into the contest in the final quarter. By sweeping a series for the 10th time, James broke a tie with Tim Duncan for the most in a career, according to Elias Sports Bureau. I'm going with the Over set at 211.5 points for this game, giving me borderline value to hunt the overs.

Sport Ravens Draft Watch: Western Michigan WR Corey Davis
Author: 0 Ravens Draft Watch: Western Michigan WR Corey Davis

In this case, clubs are probably happy Davis took care of this problem well before the draft. "Maybe expecting a monthly Omaha steak to show up on my door step or something", general manager Jon Robinson joked when asked about being thanked by Mariota.

Author: 0 Mark Selby storms into lead over John Higgins

Reigning champion Selby began the afternoon as he ended Sunday night, taking the first two frames to close the gap to 10-9, having trailed 10-4 the evening before. Granite, absolute granite matchplay snooker from Mark Selby . In his third final, back in 2007, Higgins beat a 23-year-old Selby who had come through qualifying before making a surprise run through the draw.

Sport Brewers' Thames leaves game with tight hamstring
Author: 0 Brewers' Thames leaves game with tight hamstring

Thames, who leads the majors with 11 home runs, flew out to center field to end the seventh inning. Jonathan Villar, Travis Shaw and Orlando Arcia also finished with two hits. "There are some teams that somehow the ball finds your barrel, and there are some teams where you get a good pitch and you swing and it is a foul ball or a strikeout".

Author: 0 Raptors relished chance to prepare for Cavaliers in Eastern Conference semis

Winning their first-round series with the Milwaukee Bucks in six games earned the Raptors three days of preparation before opening the Eastern Conference semi-final against the Cavs on Monday at Quicken Loans Arena. He also knows that LeBron gets more rest in the long game if a sweep is converted, especially knowing that a highly competitive series is occurring between the three and six seed's.

Sport Pirates' Kuhl leaves game after being hit by comebacker
Author: 0 Pirates' Kuhl leaves game after being hit by comebacker

Bour came through with a double of his own, scoring Ozuna and cutting the Pirates lead to 3-1. Bour recorded a two-run home run in the seventh inning off of Daniel Hudson that put Miami up 6-3. McGowan ran into some trouble in the fifth as the Pirates loaded the bases with two outs, but escaped the jam when Jordy Mercer popped up to Martin Prado in foul ground.

Author: 0 Deshaun Watson breaks down in tears reading heartfelt letter from his mom

Joining the Texans , Watson is expected to make an impact upon arrival, either pushing Tom Savage to perform better or supplanting him early in the season. HOW DOES THIS GUY FIT: The Texans needed an outside linebacker after losing John Simon to the Colts in free agency. Last season, Davenport was part of Bucknell offensive line that blocked for a 1,000-yard rusher in Joey DeFloria (1,070 yards, 10 touchdowns) as well as the No.

Author: 0 Red-hot Nadal wins 'dream' 10th Barcelona Open

Just seven short days ago, the famous centre court at the Monte-Carlo Country Club spelled out No10 in ball kids to recognition of the remarkable Rafael Nadal. 2017 has been a good year for the former world number one Rafael Nadal . But before all that, how did Nadal celebrate the win? "It's mind-blowing, because I've played him there".

Author: 0 Minnesota Wild vs. St. Louis Blues - 4/22/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Coyle scored off a miscue by Jake Allen, Devan Dubnyk made 28 saves and the Wild stayed alive with a 2-0 win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series on Wednesday night. We're going to have to be ready. The over/under total for the game is set at 5 goals. A strong opening period saw the Wild capitalize on a rare Allen mistake to take their first lead of the series.

Sport Williams vows to return in 2018 after pregnancy
Author: 0 Williams vows to return in 2018 after pregnancy

Serena, who first met the 33-year-old entrepreneur in 2015, revealed her family plans last year, telling America's Glamour magazine, "I definitely want to have kids one day". She is often regarded as the greatest female tennis player of all time. In March, she withdrew from the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, California, and the Miami Open citing a knee injury.

Author: 0 TJ Watt ready to write own tale in NFL with big brother

Using two of the first four picks on offense isn't revelatory, but the Steelers' recent defensive slant makes early playmaker selections stand out. 2017 saw no exception. That might not sound like big news to the common fan, but understand that long snappers nearly never hear their names called on draft day. Dobbs emerged from a group of potential later-round QBs including Cal's Davis Webb (Giants), Miami's Brad Kaaya (Lions) and Pitt's Nate Peterman (Bills).

Sport Game 1 Preview: Washington Wizards vs. Boston Celtics
Author: 0 Game 1 Preview: Washington Wizards vs. Boston Celtics

John Wall shows no mercy when it comes to showing Dennis Schroder who is boss. CLIPPERS 98, JAZZ 93: Chris Paul scored 29 points and Los Angeles forced a Game 7 in their first-round series against Utah. At the close of a Celtics-Wizards matchup at TD Garden, Jae Crowder and John Wall exchanged a few words before Crowder stuck his finger in Wall's face, resulting in the two players having to be forcibly separated.

Sport Canadiens slip past Rangers in overtime
Author: 0 Canadiens slip past Rangers in overtime

The second period was nearly a replica of that of game one when the Rangers tilted the ice and generated more chances and kept the Canadiens in their own zone for much of the period. Jimmy Vesey made a lovely rush the other way and forced Price to make a superlative toe save to keep the deficit to one goal. Until Lehkonen's goal, the game was nearly a virtual replay of Games 1-2.

Author: 0 Deontay Wilder interested in "mega-fight" with Anthony

Yeta has not attended any of Joshua's fights since his London Olympics 2012 gold medal triumph. Here, we take a statistical look at his promising career. "It has to be well worth it and that's where it comes back to finances because you have to make it worth your while". I'd love to fight in Vegas but it's on the backburner.

Sport LSU safety Jamal Adams drafted No. 6 overall by New York Jets
Author: 0 LSU safety Jamal Adams drafted No. 6 overall by New York Jets

His father George Adams won a Super Bowl with the Giants as a running back. Interchangeable safety with the instincts of a free safety and the physicality of a box player. Harris probably bests fits as a stand-up rusher (maybe in a 3-4 scheme) seeing as he weighs 253 pounds, which is pretty small for a traditional 4-3 defensive end.

Sport Browns take Garrett No. 1, add Peppers and Njoku late
Author: 0 Browns take Garrett No. 1, add Peppers and Njoku late

The Browns acquired the 25th pick and Houston's first-rounder next year. These are not the methods of the old Browns, the team that traded up for Johnny Manziel and Brady Quinn and picked Brandon Weeden and 70,000 other quarterbacks whose primary attribute was that they happened to be available in the same year the Browns decided their last quarterback experiment had run its course.

Sport Gabriel Jesus comes to Man City's rescue at Middlesbrough
Author: 0 Gabriel Jesus comes to Man City's rescue at Middlesbrough

The Brazilian headed an 85th-minute equaliser at Riverside to rescue a point, keeping the club fourth, one ahead of city rivals Man United. Steve Agnew , the Middlesbrough head coach, left out Gaston Ramirez, who wanted away in January and has frustrated ever since, completely, while Guardiola sprang a surprise by including both Jesus and Aguero up front The attacking pair came within inches of combining to score an opener inside 70 seconds too.

Sport Man City captain Vincent Kompany confident body will keep together
Author: 0 Man City captain Vincent Kompany confident body will keep together

David Silva also hopes to be back after missing the draw with United, while Gabriel Jesus will be pushing for a start after being used as a late substitute. Manchester City: Caballero; Navas, Kompany, Otamendi, Kolarov; Fernandinho, Toure; Sterling, De Bruyne, Sane; Aguero. 'We saw Jesus in his first game against Tottenham, he made an impact in his first eight minutes, ' he said.

Author: 0 Trump to Renegotiate NAFTA

Videgaray said the Mexican president told Trump that he was aware of internal US politics, but that signing an order for the U.S.to quit NAFTA "would naturally have very negative consequences in Mexico, that for Mexico it would be practically impossible to negotiate under such conditions".

Author: 0 Mourinho: Van Gaal left good team, but I brought belief

United won the League Cup in February after defeating Southampton 3-2 and they're now favourites to win the Europa League as they face Celta Vigo in the semi-final in a week's time . Mourinho added that of the three long term absentees, Juan Mata will be returning before either of the defenders Chris Smalling and Phil Jones. "Mourinho and Tuanzebe against Swansea ", he joked.

Author: 0 Five-star Celtic humiliate Rangers at Ibrox

Celtic dominated throughout at the home of their fierce rivals and are now five matches away from ending the domestic campaign without defeat. Celtic maintained their unbeaten league run in style today, with a clinical 5-1 demolition of Rangers in the Old Firm derby.

Author: 0 Mitchell Trubisky's bar is set at Rex Grossman, not Jay Cutler

Still, the question begs asking - why pay Glennon so much money, even if it's only for one year, to go then draft a quarterback who nearly certainly will be his replacement? It features a photo of Soloman Thomas sacking Mitch Trubisky. 111), and a 2018 third-round pick to the 49ers in exchange for the right to move up a single spot. With at least three other teams interested in Mitchell Trubisky, the Bears could have simply acted fast in aggressively trading for the 49ers' No.

Author: 0 Harry Redknapp Announced As Birmingham City Manager

The 50-year-old Zola was a controversial appointment by the Midlands club's Chinese owners after they sacked Gary Rowett, who had Birmingham well placed to challenge for a place in the play-offs, in December. Should Blackburn and Nottingham Forest both win on Saturday, Birmingham would slip into the bottom three before Redknapp's first match in charge, which is a trip to local rivals Villa on Sunday.

Author: 0 Heading Into Game 4, Are The Pacers Done?

Listen to this from the 30-second point on and try to tell me LeBron James isn't a robot. George and the Pacers won't give up in Game 4, sure to show some pride in front of their home fans. Thunder guard Russell Westbrook scored 35 points, 14 rebounds and 14 assists, bringing up his triple-double by half-time. CHICAGO (AP) - Isaiah Thomas scored 33 points, and the Celtics beat the Bulls to tie their first-round playoff series at 2-all.

Author: 0 Klopp urges Liverpool to take pride in battle

Jürgen Klopp has dismissed José Mourinho's complaint about being in an "unfair fight" for Champions League qualification on the grounds Manchester United have the resources to handle a gruelling schedule. Mazzarri wants his players to channel their frustrations of that miserable night at Anfield when they aim to make amends in front of the Vicarage Road faithful.

Sport Chelsea keep ahead of Tottenham Hotspur in race for EPL title
Author: 0 Chelsea keep ahead of Tottenham Hotspur in race for EPL title

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger s 50th north London derby ended in a fifth defeat in six away games, leaving his side six points off the Champions League slots in sixth place. "Of course it is very disappointing, but the target at the beginning of the season is not to finish above Spurs, it is to win the league". Antonio Conte's side have Middlesbrough, West Brom, Watford and West Brom left to play, but Spurs could reduce the gap to one point given they visit West Ham first on Friday night.

Author: 0 Huskies receiver John Ross III picked No. 9 by Cincinnati Bengals

The highlight of the Bengals' NFL Draft was taking Washington Huskies speedy wide receiver John Ross . Because of off-field transgressions, including the physical assault and berating a parking meter employee in Norman, Oklahoma, Mixon was not invited to the NFL Scouting Combine in February.