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Author: 0 Washington Wizards: Anatomy of a Wizards' Loss - Round 2

Thomas put on a show in Beantown, scoring 53 points in the Celtics' overtime win over the Wizards . The first two games easily could've gone the Wizards' way. On Tuesday night, he went with a four-guard lineup that featured Thomas, Rozier, Bradley and Marcus Smart with Al Horford at center, and they turned a 14-point deficit into just five points heading into the fourth quarter.

Sport Alonso quickly up to speed at the Brickyard
Author: 0 Alonso quickly up to speed at the Brickyard

Alonso made his first visit to the IndyCar paddock the weekend before the Russian Grand Prix before spending some time in Andretti's simulator at Indianapolis. "He's doing exactly what he needs to do". Alonso will then complete a set of installation laps before then embarking on some longer runs to get to grips with the vehicle.

Author: 0 Celtics, Wizards take 3-2 leads

It's expected. But we have to do a better job of putting him in different places on the basketball floor. Her older brother previously flew cross-country after Game 2 to spend two days with his family, and the Celtics have told him repeatedly to take as much time as he needs at home.

Sport Anaheim Ducks beat Edmonton Oilers, get back into series
Author: 0 Anaheim Ducks beat Edmonton Oilers, get back into series

Rogers Place had little to cheer until the Oilers scored in the final minute of the first period after giving up three to the Ducks. Ryan Getzlaf won a faceoff back to Brandon Montour and the rookie defensemen fired a shot toward Edmonton goalie Cam Talbot.

Author: 0 No hearing for Niskanen over hit to Penguins star Crosby

Niskanen was given a five-minute penalty and a game misconduct on the play. January 1, 2011_Crosby is hit in the head by Washington's David Steckel during the Winter Classic, and is hit again in Pittsburgh's next game by Tampa Bay defenseman Victor Hedman.

Sport Ronaldinho
Author: 0 Ronaldinho "very happy" for Lionel Messi

Now people are better prepared and he makes the difference. Messi's late intervention moves Barca top with both sides locked on 75 points. "His team-mate Andres Iniesta was also full of praise as he stated that it was honour and a blessing" to play alongside him.

Sport Browns finish 2017 NFL Draft with 10 new additions to growing roster
Author: 0 Browns finish 2017 NFL Draft with 10 new additions to growing roster

Chicago sent a third-round pick, a fourth and a 2018 third to San Francisco to switch and take Mitchell Trubisky , who started only 13 games for North Carolina. The Cleveland Browns selected former Cedar Grove and Miami star David Njoku with the 29th pick in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft. The Jaguars addressed most of their defensive needs in free agency, leaving them to go heavy on the offense in the draft.

Author: 0 Mark Selby's title hopes lifted by late rally against John Higgins

Hendry now tops the Crucible charts with seven wins in Sheffield, while Steve Davis (6), Ronnie O'Sullivan (5) and Higgins himself (4) also rank among the tournament's most prolific champions. "Every credit to him, he's a fantastic champion". "I think I acquitted myself well in this tournament", added Higgins . And to come out 10-7 felt like I was 10-7 in front.

Author: 0 Penguins' Sidney Crosby has concussion

Sidney Crosby has been ruled out of Game 4 of the Pittsburgh Penguins' series against the Washington Capitals after suffering a concussion in Game 3. I caught him high. As he is doing that, he's getting lower and lower. "I don't think the burden of responsibility falls on him exclusively, I think it's a collective effort".

Author: 0 Thomas scores 53 to power Celtics over Wizards

Wall was the most effective as he was able to score and pass out of double teams when they came which led to easy baskets for Washington. "I knew once game-time came, my guys would get me going, get me the energy to go out and win a game", Thomas said, ducking his face into his hands as he mentioned his sister, Chyna , who died in a auto crash on the eve of the playoffs.

Author: 0 After a week off, Curry, Warriors roll past Jazz in Game 1

Golden State and Utah begin their best-of-seven National Basketball Association second round playoff series on Tuesday, May 2. Draymond Green and Kevin Durant added 17 markers apiece, with the former providing another all-around performance to help take away the fight from the Jazz early.

Sport Bruins Notes: Special Teams Played Major Role In Series Vs. Senators
Author: 0 Bruins Notes: Special Teams Played Major Role In Series Vs. Senators

The Washington Capitals, with a lightning-fast game-winning goal from Justin Williams in overtime Friday, took a 3-2 series lead against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Erik Karlsson just finished an incredible series leading the Ottawa Senators past the favored Boston Bruins in the first round of the 2017 National Hockey League playoffs.

Sport Nike, Under Armour, Adidas Reject Lonzo Ball Deal
Author: 0 Nike, Under Armour, Adidas Reject Lonzo Ball Deal

Ball and Big Baller Brand reportedly struck out trying to get partner deals with Nike, Adidas and Under Armour. Nike, Adidas and Under Armour have all reportedly passed on endorsing Lonzo Ball in part because of his father, LaVar . The reality is that whichever team does draft Lonzo Ball is going to get a player that has, not ironically, been compared to Magic Johnson , so some organization in the top five is going to make this gamble without hesitation.

Sport Eagles draft Sidney Jones despite Achilles injury
Author: 0 Eagles draft Sidney Jones despite Achilles injury

That was the first time we really threw together but he made me feel comfortable as a receiver, running routes with him and putting in some of the stuff he has been doing with the Eagles that I will obviously eventually be doing. Barnett should make the Eagles better. Again, there was probably no way for the Eagles to address their need for another pass rusher, multiple starting-caliber cornerback prospects and find the answer at running back .

Author: 0 ICC meeting: BCCI loses both revenue and governance votes

The ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar had offered to the BCCI representative at the ICC meeting and acting Secretary Amitabh Choudhary, a compromise offer of $393 million share in return of accepting the new revenue and governing model which he rejected.

Sport Texas College Stabbing Suspect Had History of Mental Issues
Author: 0 Texas College Stabbing Suspect Had History of Mental Issues

It was about 1:49 p.m. when UT police received a call of a stabbing. "This was not a conspiracy", Carter said. The student who died, 19-year-old Harrison Brown , was the first victim in the spree. He was "an inspiration to everyone around him", the district said in a statement. He said Brown was "trying to decide what path he wanted to follow in life".

Author: 0 Jones Applauded, Machado Buzzed As Red Sox Top Orioles 5-2

There's nothing you can say to me that I haven't heard before. Jeb Bush says he's optimistic he can close a deal to buy the Miami Marlins, with his partner Derek Jeter taking charge of baseball operations. Gregg didn't specify why the other fans were ejected. Yankees first baseman Chris Carter said he hasn't heard any racial taunts since he was a minor league player, and he said it's still surprising to hear about racial incidents.

Sport Daredevils too good for Warner and co
Author: 0 Daredevils too good for Warner and co

Delhi's sloppy fielding did not help matters as dropped catches and misfields added a substantial amount to Sunrisers' score. But the bowlers have very little to defend, as was evident against Kings XI Punjab , when the batting folded up for just 67.

Sport Hawks eliminated by Wall, Wizards
Author: 0 Hawks eliminated by Wall, Wizards

The Wizards move on to a second-round series against the Boston Celtics. Instead, Wall singlehandedly stopped Atlanta's rally, sending Washington to Game 1 of the conference semifinals against the Celtics on Sunday. In earlier games, Washington eliminated Atlanta , winning their first-round series 4-2 after a 115-99 win. Season series: Split, 2-2. But the Bulls never really found their rhythm over the final four games with point guard Rajon Rondo sidelined by a broken right thumb.

Author: 0 Cam Talbot carries Oilers past Ducks

The Oilers took a 2-0 lead in the series thanks to a 2-1 win in Game 2. Talbot got credit from both teams for the result in Game 2, making all manner of impressive saves while Anaheim dominated the last 30 minutes. Perhaps that's why the Ducks' second straight loss at home barely caused a flicker of apparent concern in their calm dressing room. Russell finally gave the Rogers Place crowd something to cheer about when his shot from the point deflected off Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Maroon and ...

Sport Pep Guardiola: next season will be different for Manchester City fans
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola: next season will be different for Manchester City fans

Sergio Aguero gave Pep Guardiola's men the lead on Sunday but Nacho Monreal brilliantly levelled for Arsenal before Alexis Sanchez came up with the victor in extra time. "We are more solid". We put in a good performance, we played like you have to play a final. His final words in one television interview may, however, have been significant: "People can not question my loyalty and commitment to the club".

Author: 0 Penguins star Crosby leaves following hit to head

The Pittsburgh Penguins suffered a frustrating 3-2 loss to the Washington Capitals in Game 3. We're proud of how our guys played last night. It doesn't matter if you were the Penguins , the Capitals, the fans or a fly on the wall for the Capitals 3-2 overtime win over the Penguins, only the "emotional roller coaster" cliche can describe the emotions of Game 3.

Sport Spurs keep pressure on Chelsea, Manchester misery
Author: 0 Spurs keep pressure on Chelsea, Manchester misery

PEDRO Rodriguez scored an eye-catching long-range goal as Chelsea closed in on the English Premier League title by beating Everton 3-0 yesterday. And the Brazil defender has praised Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte's "meticulous" approach which sees the Blues within nine points of the trophy.

Sport Glasnow hits, pitches Pirates past Cincinnati
Author: 0 Glasnow hits, pitches Pirates past Cincinnati

Arismendy Alcantara pinch-ran for him and went to second on Daniel Hudson's (0-1) errant pickoff attempt. Billy Hamilton walked leading off and swiftly stole second and third base. Harrison continued to haunt his hometown team with his third home run in two games. Not to worry. Down in the early 3-0 hole, the Pirates tagged Scott Feldman and Robert Stephenson, posting six runs in the fourth and five in the seventh, and every starter but one (Josh Bell, oddly) got on base in a 10-hit, ...

Author: 0 Antonio Conte: I've got great men and fantastic players at Chelsea

In what was billed as Chelsea's toughest test of its run in, an Everton team - on its best home run since it last won the title in 1986/87 - matched Chelsea for the first hour of the match. We knew this was a massive game, one of the hardest we had. "We didn't look exhausted". In Middlesbrough‚ Gabriel Jesus marked his return to Manchester City's starting lineup by rescuing a 2-2 league draw against relegation-threatened Middlesbrough.

Author: 0 New York Giants: Another Team Emerges In The LeGarrette Blount Sweepstakes

According to Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports, the Detroit Lions have emerged as another team interested in free agent running back LeGarrette Blount . Blount, who is 30 years old and will be 31 before the 2017 season ends, may want too much. "Our running backs, when they're healthy, and we feel that they're going to be ready for the season, are more than capable of producing enough yards on the ground".

Author: 0 Serena William Debuts Her Baby Bump At The Met Gala

And the Wimbledon victor made her first red carpet appearance since announcing her pregnancy, at the Met Gala on May 1. Her baby bump debut comes just one month after she announced that she is now expecting her first child on Snapchat - and she recently revealed that she shared her original post by mistake! Serena Williams looked gorgeous in a green Versace gown at the Met Gala (Photo: Wallberg / Splash News).

Sport Is Kyle Walker ready to quit Tottenham Hotspur?
Author: 0 Is Kyle Walker ready to quit Tottenham Hotspur?

Which would mean more money to invest in an already strong team. Walker was also reportedly upset after Trippier played in all three Champions League away matches this season. The Sun reports that Chelsea are now in the box seat and favourites to sign Virgil van Dijk - for around £50m if you please - and his last game for Southampton looks set to be the final game of the season at home to Stoke.

Sport MRI confirms partial lat tear for Mets' Noah Syndergaard
Author: 0 MRI confirms partial lat tear for Mets' Noah Syndergaard

The team announced Monday that Noah Syndergaard has a partial tear of his right lat muscle. Sunday's ugly loss and the growing list of injuries left the Mets without their top starter and power hitter as they opened the four-game series against the Braves in last place in the NL East.

Sport Arsenal open preliminary talks to sign proven PL performer
Author: 0 Arsenal open preliminary talks to sign proven PL performer

It's claimed by readliverpoolfc .com that Van Dijk has agreed to join Liverpool this summer - providing the club qualify for the Champions League. It's understood that the Saints are keen to have the highly-rated Christensen in exchange as they are resigned to losing van Dijk and the Chelsea youngster would provide them with a direct replacement.

Sport Cuadrado says playing Atalanta good preparation for Monaco tie
Author: 0 Cuadrado says playing Atalanta good preparation for Monaco tie

After becoming the first team to hold the Blaugrana scorless over the course of a two-legged tie since Bayern Munich in 2012-13, Juve maintained their proud record of only having conceded twice in this season's competition . Former Monaco defender Abidal thinks his former club, who have profited from five goals apiece from Kylian Mbappe and Radamel Falcao during this year's competition , could benefit from heading into Wednesday's home leg as underdogs.

Sport James, Cavaliers roll past Raptors in opener
Author: 0 James, Cavaliers roll past Raptors in opener

The Cavaliers, who were the league's No. 2 three-point shooting team in the regular-season, went 14 of 34 from long range. "It's definitely tough to take". PRESSURE IS ON: DeMar DeRozan . All in all, it was a great night for the Cavs, who hadn't played in eight days, even with Smith getting X-rays afterward on the previously fractured right thumb that caused him to miss 12 weeks in the regular season.

Sport Chelsea beat Everton 3-0; Manchester clubs stumble
Author: 0 Chelsea beat Everton 3-0; Manchester clubs stumble

City relied on 20-year-old striker Gabriel Jesus to secure them a point in the final five minutes of their game against a Boro side scenting back-to-back wins in EPL for the first time since May 2008. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte will not allow his players to rest on their laurels despite rattling off three wins in a "crucial" week. “We did well and scored a lot of goals but we saw today that teams like Chelsea are hard to beat because they have high quality players and the experience they ...

Author: 0 NFL Draft 2017: Deshaun Watson goes 12th overall to Texans

The Texans got the compensatory pick in the trade with Cleveland for quarterback Brock Osweiler. Since the Texans traded their 2016 starting quarterback, ? He'll have a chance to prove them right with the Texans. During the press conference, Watson expressed how much his mother means to him, and how hard she worked while raising him as a single mother. Watson is a proven victor who led Clemson to a national championship last season and took the Tigers to the national title game the year ...

Sport Birmingham appoint former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp as manager
Author: 0 Birmingham appoint former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp as manager

Redknapp has three games remaining this season in which to preserve their status, starting with Monday's (AEST) derby showdown with Aston Villa . "I watch every game, but no I haven't seen nothing of Birmingham - they weren't a..." I will come and live up here until the end of the season.

Sport AS Roma great Totti will retire at end of season - Monchi
Author: 0 AS Roma great Totti will retire at end of season - Monchi

Totti's longevity is superior even to the great Gianluigi Buffon's, as the Juventus goalkeeper did not make his senior debut for Parma until 1995. He's played the most games in club history and is also AS Roma's all-time leading scorer. He made a 17 minute cameo appearance at the end of Roma's derby defeat to Lazio on Sunday. At worldwide level, he was part of the 2006 World Cup-winning team and earned a total of 58 caps - scoring 9 goals.

Sport The Cubs World Series trophy was damaged while crowd surfing
Author: 0 The Cubs World Series trophy was damaged while crowd surfing

The Cubs' World Series trophy, on the other hand, had a painful trip. Here's video of the trophies being passed around while, I think, Neil Young's " Rockin' in the Free World " plays. "A handful of (the 30) flags came off the trophy during the event Saturday night", Cubs vice president of communications Julian Green told the Chicago Tribune .

Author: 0 Ogun plans to visit Anthony Joshua in London

There is one man who wants nothing more than to step back into the ring to face the current world heavyweight champion and put him in his place. " But we can only concentrate on AJ's career and guiding him ". Ortiz has spoken out about "AJ" since Saturday night's main event and the 38-year-old insisted that he was not overly impressed by the staying power of Joshua.

Sport Toronto Raptors even series 2-2 against Milwaukee Bucks
Author: 0 Toronto Raptors even series 2-2 against Milwaukee Bucks

But Kyle Lowry has only played one good game, DeMar DeRozan is struggling as well, and none of the other role players for the Raptors are stepping up to fill in where the team is missing an offensive boost. That begs the question: If Kidd is hell bent on limiting the Raptors' 3-point attempts, would he ever consider altering the Bucks' signature defensive style? In fact, for the game the Greek Freak had more turnovers (seven) than baskets (six).

Sport Bulls Talk Podcast: Breaking down the Game 5 loss
Author: 0 Bulls Talk Podcast: Breaking down the Game 5 loss

Isaiah Thomas also scored 24 for the Celtics, the top seed in the East. Last week, Memphis Coach David Frizdale also walked out of his own news conference after criticizing the officials, declaring, "Take that for data!" and slamming down a pen.

Author: 0 Myles Garrett can't wait to sack Ben Roethlisberger

One day after former Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett received a Cleveland Browns jersey, the top overall pick in this year's NFL Draft was wearing another pro jersey. Garrett, a freakish athlete who has been accused of sometimes taking plays off, could help change that. So I'm sure we can talk about that a little bit.

Sport Relegation a cruel blow for our supporters- Sunderland FC
Author: 0 Relegation a cruel blow for our supporters- Sunderland FC

Hull City gained another point in their battle against relegation as they drew 0-0 at Southampton, with goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic saving a late Saints penalty. "This is a great club and I feel for the supporters". 18 - Moyes' side have failed to score in 18 league games this season, the most in the Premier League .

Author: 0 Missed call in LeBron's Game 4 late three

Indiana's best player has performed like a superstar, averaging 32.3 points, 9.3 rebounds and 7.7 assists per game. "We were playing well and the energy was great, we were competing at a high level", said Jeff Teague of the final moments.

Sport Spurs maul Grizzlies, Cavs down Pacers
Author: 0 Spurs maul Grizzlies, Cavs down Pacers

Look for more of the same today in Game 2 , as San Antonio won't have a letdown after a strong Game 1 . The number is in on how much it'll cost Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach David Fizdale for his rant against the referees after Game 2 against the Spurs in the National Basketball Association playoffs.

Author: 0 Senators' Jean-Gabriel Pageau's fourth goal is overtime victor

Best game: Ottawa 6, New York Rangers 5 (2OT) - Any game that goes to double overtime is in consideration, but this one had end-to-end rushes, 11 goals, two shorthanded goals by the Rangers, two 4-on-4 goals by the Senators, countless chances, and a never-say-die attitude from the Senators that helped them rally from 1-0, 3-1, 4-2 and 5-3 deficits for the win.

Sport Sheriron Jones transfers from Tennessee for second time
Author: 0 Sheriron Jones transfers from Tennessee for second time

Jones, a sophomore quarterback who transferred to Colorado previous year before returning to Tennessee just a few weeks later and getting a waiver to retain his eligibility for the 2016 season, has requested and been granted a release from Tennessee.