Sport Rockets' Nene fined for escalating fight with Spurs' Dedmon
Author: 0 Rockets' Nene fined for escalating fight with Spurs' Dedmon

San Antonio's offence attempted to match the Rockets' up-tempo pace and beat them in a shootout, going against their nature. They are a one-man team now with Kawhi Leonard and we saw how that worked out with Westbrook and OKC in the previous series .

Sport Boston rushes to apologize after racist taunts of athlete
Author: 0 Boston rushes to apologize after racist taunts of athlete

Orioles manager Buck Showalter sprinted out of the dugout to complain, and Gausman appeared to be arguing that the pitch was a curveball that did not break. "I'm glad they kicked the guy out and I hope they never let him back in ever again ". You know. Don't let this [bleep] keep lingering, [bleep]-ing around, you know, keep trying to [bleep]-ing hit people.

Author: 0 Hard work the key to `human` Cristiano Ronaldo`s record feats

Ronaldo struck a hat-trick - his seventh in the competition - at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday to inspire the holders to a 3-0 victory, with Zinedine Zidane's men putting one foot firmly in the Cardiff final. "We then had width with (substitutes) (Lucas) Vazquez and (Marco) Asensio". It's not rocket science that this Real Madrid side has that quality which Atletico can never match even on their best day.

Sport UFC Announces Female Flyweight Division, Ultimate Fighter to Crown Champion
Author: 0 UFC Announces Female Flyweight Division, Ultimate Fighter to Crown Champion

The UFC now has three women's divisions: strawweight (115 pounds), bantamweight (135 pounds) and freshly created featherweight (145 pounds) divisions. Along with calling for female flyweights with at least a three-fight winning record to attend tryouts for the show, the statement also revealed that the same invitation also extended to any woman already on the UFC's roster who believed they could make 125lbs.

Author: 0 LeBron scores 39, Cavaliers rout Raptors 125-103 in Game

Kyrie Irving (22 points , 11 assist ) and LeBron scored 36 of Cleveland's 37 points in the decisive third quarter. Lowry walked off the court and into the locker room before briefly returning to the bench. "We should be embarrassed, we should be angry, we should be pissed off, mad", Raptors coach Dwane Casey said postgame. The danger, said Casey, is when players become awestruck by superstars.

Sport Indians hold on for 3-2 victory over Tigers
Author: 0 Indians hold on for 3-2 victory over Tigers

Detroit manager Brad Ausmus said he expects Cabrera to come off the disabled list Tuesday and play against Cleveland. One run. Six innings. "We want to avoid big, long-term injuries", Ausmus said. The Tigers improved to 9-4 this season when they score five runs or more. He walked three but none of those came in the fourth, the only inning in which he gave up runs.

Sport Brewers' Thames feasts on Reds again
Author: 0 Brewers' Thames feasts on Reds again

I just wanted to apply what I learned in Korea to see how it would fare here. "It is really the on-base stuff". They sent 10 batters to the plate, collected seven hits and scored five runs off Davis in the bottom half of the frame to go ahead, 5-1.

Author: 0 Atlanta Hawks Facing Elimination, Schroder Joins Record Setting Company

Paul Millsap led the Hawks with 19 points, nine rebounds and seven assists , winning the showdown with the Wizards' Markieff Morris , who called the Atlanta forward a " crybaby " after game three. Brandon Jennings and Bojan Bogdanovic connect for critical basket for the Wizards . The Wizards recorded 10 blocks and eight steals as a team, and made key stops down the final stretch.

Sport First F1 win 'surreal', says Bottas post Russian GP triumph
Author: 0 First F1 win 'surreal', says Bottas post Russian GP triumph

It's not going to that simple this year, it's going to be a massive fight". "At some point it might get a bit more tricky and tight. I thought there would be an opportunity on the back straight", said Vettel, victor of two of the first three races for his resurgent Italian team.

Sport NBA Recaps: Hawks pull even with Wizards
Author: 0 NBA Recaps: Hawks pull even with Wizards

Atlanta Hawks forward Kent Bazemore (24) fouls Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat (13) during the second half of Game Five of the NBA Playoffs First Round at the Verizon Center on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. "Maybe spread 'em out, go a little bit smaller, get Paul [Millsap] in some space and let him attack and try and get to the free throw line". At times , it's asking a lot of Dwight.

Author: 0 Bottas win career's first title in Sochi Formula One race

Vettel was the overwhelming favourite to claim his third win from the opening four races after securing his first pole position in almost two years, and with Raikkonen alongside him, Ferrari's first front-row lockout since France in 2008. "I had cars outside me". "I hope for a bit of bullet - something fast", said Ricciardo. "It was OK, the main thing was the lapped cars, trying to pass them".

Sport Barcelona manager Luis Enrique 'satisfied' with Espanyol derby win
Author: 0 Barcelona manager Luis Enrique 'satisfied' with Espanyol derby win

Barcelona had to deal with a tough, cagey Espanyol side that defended impressively as a unit and were unable to create any real clear cut opportunities, apart from one half-chance for Sergi Roberto which the Spaniard headed wide. "We knew we had to play at a very high pace because they rotated hardly any players and we rested many players". However, any hopes of an Espanyol comeback were ended in the 76th minute - Messi slaloming his way through the hosts' defence before teeing up Rakitic ...

Author: 0 Kenya's Keitany breaks Women's-Only world record at London Marathon

Keitany will head to August's World Athletics Championships in London hoping to have a happier experience than back in 2012 when she flopped in the Olympics in London, having won the London Marathon a few months prior to it. For me it feels automatic every time. She becomes the fastest women to cross the line in a " Women Only " Elite marathon. Britain's David Weir pipped last year's victor, Marcel Hug, in a sprint finish to take the men's wheelchair race for a record seventh time.

Sport Rockets' Nene Hilario has a ideal night in Game 4
Author: 0 Rockets' Nene Hilario has a ideal night in Game 4

Westbrook is averaging a triple-double for the series with 35 points, 11.3 rebounds and 10.3 assists per game. Harden, one of the main MVP candidates, finished second in the league in scoring and first in assists in the regular season. After all, the question "why does the team struggle without Westbrook on the floor?" is pretty easily answered with "because Westbrook is our best player".

Author: 0 Mays drafted by Packers in 7th round

Jones might even have something to say about that as he might have a key pick that decides things one way or another. Thursday marked the second time in Thompson's 13 drafts as the Packers' general manager that the team did not make a first-round selection.

Author: 0 Adoree' Jackson brings explosive ability to Titans in a 186-pound package

You went to a small school. He's a player I think the Titans should target in the second round (given they make a trade and land a second round pick). The Titans had their choice of wide receivers with the fifth overall pick, including Clemson's Mike Williams and Ross. Jackson had five interceptions for the Trojans last season, and the speedster returned two kickoffs and two punt returns for a touchdown.

Author: 0 USA regulator vows to roll back 'net neutrality' rules

In recent weeks, Pai has considered immediately invalidating that aspect of the net neutrality rules, some of the people said , by issuing a so-called "declaratory ruling" undoing the work of his Democratic predecessor, Tom Wheeler. Pai and the cable companies want a more flexible system and lighter regulation, where internet service providers volunteer to protect net neutrality .

Sport Raiders purchase land near Las Vegas Strip for new stadium
Author: 0 Raiders purchase land near Las Vegas Strip for new stadium

The site is easily accessible from Interstate 15 in Las Vegas and also gives the team a chance to start laying the groundwork to get companies to bid on potential naming rights for the stadium. So is a study of the project by officials in Clark County, where the stadium is to be located. It has been something of an ongoing saga, for this project has been on and off for quite a while now, and the actual area of Vegas the Stadium is planned to be built needs to be ideal for both the team, ...

Sport Draymond Green: Warriors not expecting Steve Kerr to return
Author: 0 Draymond Green: Warriors not expecting Steve Kerr to return

Green spoke to reporters Monday and said, per NBC Bay Area 's Monte Poole, "I think the way we look at it is plan on him (Kerr) not coming back". Kerr first missed action prior to Game 3 of the team's opening-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers, instituting Brown as his replacement until he could seek proper treatment.

Author: 0 Chelsea midfielder thinks title race will go down to wire

Chelsea opened up a seven-point lead by winning at Everton earlier in the day - but Pochettinto insisted his players did not know the leader's result before their own kick-off. Arsenal have enjoyed plenty of success at the home of their neighbours, twice sealing the title at the historic venue, but they will leave for the final time before its redevelopment unfulfilled, having failed to take advantage of the points dropped by Manchester City and Manchester United in the hotly-contested ...

Sport Hat-trick hero Ronaldo reminds Madrid fans to stop whistling
Author: 0 Hat-trick hero Ronaldo reminds Madrid fans to stop whistling

Over 4,000 Atletico fans attended the game and they remained for over 15 minutes after the final whistle, singing about never giving up on their team. "We produced a very complete performance. We didn't have as many chances, but we still scored twice". "We had the ball in the second half but didn't create anything and they exploited the spaces well", Simeone said.

Author: 0 Predators edge Blues 2-1, take 3-1 series lead

Not only does he have Alex Pietrangelo and Collin Wilson but even worse, Alexander Steen does a drive by, cutting right into the shooting lane in awful position letting the shot go through his legs. Joel Edmundson scored with 3:49 left as St. Louis avoided the shutout. John Gibson stopped 24 shots. A pattern seems to be developing for Oilers goaltender Cam Talbot : a few great games to start a series, followed by a clunker when the series shifts venues .

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho Tells Potential Signings What They'll Find at Manchester United

Mitigating circumstances aside, both managers will know they have fallen well short of expectations this season. Some fans need a scapegoat to target, to vent their frustrations. For a club like Manchester United, occasionally drawing 0-0 might be acceptable but doing it in almost every big game certainly isn't, and it's obvious from the fact that they have only scored 50 league goals all season - at least 10 fewer than every other team in the top seven - that goalscoring is their major flaw.

Sport West Indies on 112-3 at lunch in 2nd innings vs
Author: 0 West Indies on 112-3 at lunch in 2nd innings vs

Pakistan dominated the third day of the second test against West Indies on Tuesday, leaving the hosts on 40-1 in their second innings at stumps and still 41 runs behind on a deteriorating wicket. He got his man from the next ball, though, when the right-hander gloved a rising delivery to Shai Hope at gully. His typically phlegmatic, unflustered innings lasted nearly five hours in which he faced 201 balls, striking two sixes and nine fours.

Author: 0 After Game 1: LaMarcus Aldridge, Rockets Defense Will Decide Series

James Harden isn't the biggest problem facing the San Antonio Spurs. Kawhi Leonard was really the only Spurs starter to show up. As someone who's dedicated a decent amount of my life to covering the Association across the country, I fully expect San Antonio to be the Spurs again in Game 2 and won't be surprised if this thing is 1-1 heading back to Houston.

Sport Woman hit by stray bullet during Cardinals game
Author: 0 Woman hit by stray bullet during Cardinals game

Police said Wednesday they were investigating after a woman attending a St. Louis Cardinals baseball game was grazed in the arm by a stray bullet that apparently originated outside Busch Stadium. Will the Cardinals rebound off their loss last night and beat the Brewers tonight at 8:15PM ET? He's coming off consecutive wins, including a 6-4 decision last Thursday against Toronto in which he pitched a season-high 6 1/3 innings.

Sport Senators vs. Rangers: Game 3 prediction
Author: 0 Senators vs. Rangers: Game 3 prediction

Victory gave Ottawa a 2-0 series lead in the playoffs for only the second time in team history and first since the 2007 Eastern Conference final against Buffalo. NY re-upped its lead when Skjei sent a seemingly harmless point shot toward goal that caromed off Phaneuf's leg in front. GREENBURGH, N.Y. Back home and with an extra day off following their tough double-overtime loss at Ottawa, the New York Rangers are a confident group as they prepare to face the Senators in Game 3.

Sport Wells Fargo Championship Golf Betting Tips
Author: 0 Wells Fargo Championship Golf Betting Tips

That being said, along with certain stats that we love for these guys, there are two players that we highly recommend riding with on DraftKings this week in Wilmington... At the Arnold Palmer Invitational last month, Kisner was tied for the lead heading into Sunday with Charley Hoffman, but fell just a shot shy to Marc Leishman during his emotional victory.

Sport First IndyCar oval win at Phoenix best of Pagenaud's career
Author: 0 First IndyCar oval win at Phoenix best of Pagenaud's career

That was enough to edge his former teammate JR Hildebrand, making his series return after breaking a bone in his hand at Long Beach. Hildebrand has not had a full-time IndyCar ride since 2012, but has run the 500 every year since. Plus, when you think about the way things are going for him in the Formula One world, trading in a miniscule chance at one or two points in a auto with a drastically underperforming Honda engine for a shot at the world's biggest race , in a Honda-powered ...

Author: 0 Hail to the king: Raptors coach says team can't watch LeBron

It was a physical game from the start with Wall, Porter, Beal, Thomas and Bradley coming up limp at different times . James is playing for almost $31 million, on the court, this season. Meanwhile, Patty Mills' San Antonio Spurs have been demolished 126-99 by the Houston Rockets in game one of their Western Conference semi-final series.

Sport Champions League: Ronaldo undergoes drug test after hat-trick against Atletico
Author: 0 Champions League: Ronaldo undergoes drug test after hat-trick against Atletico

Madrid took the lead in the 10th minute after Ronaldo outjumped his marker to plant a fine header past Oblak following Casemiro's mishit cross. Karim Benzema set him up to smash home his second on the half-volley in the 73rd minute and he finished from close range with four minutes remaining as Atletico offered little resistance.

Sport City draw in dying minute
Author: 0 City draw in dying minute

Sane, Raheem Sterling and Yaya Toure were all left out of the starting XI, with youngsters Aleix Garcia and Gabriel Jesus coming in. Inevitably City began to pile on the pressure, Kevin De Bruyne stinging Brad Guzan's hands with a long-range effort before the Boro keeper had to be alert on 65 minutes to tip over a clever lofted effort by Jesus Navas.

Sport Floyd Mayweather sensationally admits he could lose to Conor McGregor
Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather sensationally admits he could lose to Conor McGregor

You can't disrespect MMA, you gotta respect it. "And you'll see who stands at the top". Mayweather has not fought competitively since September 2015 but has declared his intent to come out of retirement to face either McGregor or another opponent in an effort to record a 50 win in his illustrious career.

Sport Pescara's Muntari walks off in protest at racist abuse
Author: 0 Pescara's Muntari walks off in protest at racist abuse

I needed to set an example so he grows up to be nice". The player said the referee then told him to stop talking to the crowd and ended up showing him the yellow card for dissent in the 90th minute. In 2013, while playing for AC Milan, Muntari and his other black teammates, including fellow Ghanaian Kevin Prince-Boateng, were the targets of racist chants during an exhibition match against a lower-league team in Lombardy.

Sport Ramos: Talent-packed squad as key to Real success as Ronaldo
Author: 0 Ramos: Talent-packed squad as key to Real success as Ronaldo

Zinedine Zidane spoke in press conference after the great game played by his team in the first leg of the semi-finals against Atlético Madrid. It was thanks to tough defending that Atletico thrived in recent years, winning the Spanish league in 2014 and reaching the Champions League final in two of the last three seasons.

Sport Penguins star Crosby leaves game following hit to head
Author: 0 Penguins star Crosby leaves game following hit to head

Here are the listings for tonight's game, courtesy of the National Hockey League and the Pittsburgh Penguins. After the game, Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan didn't provide an update about Crosby's health, but Pens fans will have no trouble coming up with doomsday scenarios in the absence of any information.

Sport Former KC Back Charles Becomes Bronco
Author: 0 Former KC Back Charles Becomes Bronco

Shane Ray , the former Bishop Miege and Mizzou star, told writer Andrew Mason: "I know they're sick back home (in Kansas City). but for us, it's a great addition". "Me personally, I'm so excited for our offense and what they can do now", Ray said . "I'm here with the Broncos". Throughout his career, Charles has been a multi-dimensional receiving threat out of the backfield - 2,457 receiving yards on 285 catches - and it looks as if the Broncos will exploit this advantage ...

Sport Do Rangers have Senators right where they want them?
Author: 0 Do Rangers have Senators right where they want them?

Unlike Game 1, which saw Ottawa dominate for long stretches before prevailing late on a goal from Karlsson, Saturday's was a sloppy affair from the home side. When you ask players who they want to play with, the No. 1 name that always comes is Pageau's. “The nice thing about a race to four is you can lose the first two and still get it done.”.

Sport Chelsea boss Antonio Conte not taking title for granted despite Everton win
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Antonio Conte not taking title for granted despite Everton win

After recent defeats against Manchester United and Crystal Palace had critics questioning whether Chelsea might crack in the closing weeks, England defender Cahill insisted all the pressure is on Tottenham now. Also now in this part of the season it is important sometimes to try to play if you are not 100 per cent with your condition. But in 2015 we had good openings against Manchester City - it was great.

Sport Traore scores twice as Ajax beats Lyon 4-1 in Europa semis
Author: 0 Traore scores twice as Ajax beats Lyon 4-1 in Europa semis

Peter Bosz is confident Ajax will create enough opportunities to knock Lyon out of the Europa League in the semi-finals. Teenage sensation Dolberg did just that in the 34th minute, latching on to Traore's header to punish Lopes' poor clearance with an unerring strike across the goalkeeper and into the bottom-left corner.

Author: 0 Smash hit! Judge, Gardner power Yankees past Blue Jays 11-5

Judge is only the fourth Yankee to win Rookie of the Month. "And I see him doing things the right way, on the field and off the field". But it was a win nonetheless, and it brings them even in the series. "Thank God it wasn't a one-run ballgame". Catcher Austin Romine also is out after suffering a groin injury on Tuesday that isn't believed to be serious.

Sport Zidane hails Real Madrid determination
Author: 0 Zidane hails Real Madrid determination

Juventus lost the final to Barcelona two years ago, and Real lifted the trophy last year in a repeat final against Atletico. The Bernabeu was left stunned, only for the home fans to be in full voice again when Marcelo cut in from the left and curled a low shot into the far corner.

Author: 0 Sabathia empathizes with Orioles' Jones after Boston incident

Jones said, "A disrespectful fan threw a bag of peanuts at me". "Just keep the ignorant comments to yourself". Boston's reputation as a racist sports town developed through decades of barriers broken and maintained, intertwined with broader struggles for progress along with today's climate of racial tension that sports can't avoid.

Author: 0 Machado launches tirade against Red Sox

Only thing I got on him about was he didn't let me know. I could go out there and crush somebody if I wanted to. I'm not going to sit here and try to act like I know. The Orioles didn't find the first inning terribly amusing. Sale was told Machado wasn't happy with his pitch after the game. He said one fan was ejected for using "foul language" toward a player on the field, but it is unknown if that was directed at Jones.

Sport Are the Boston Celtics in Trouble if Rajon Rondo Returns?
Author: 0 Are the Boston Celtics in Trouble if Rajon Rondo Returns?

Rondo suffered a fractured right thumb in Game 2 last Tuesday and has missed the past two games, a pair of Bulls losses that has led to the series being tied 2-2. "I think Isaiah's one of the best scorers in the league", he went on. He said: " That's not the reason I'm an impossible cover ". The Bulls gave up 16 points off turnovers.

Author: 0 FG Congratulates World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua

Anthony, a 27-year-old heavyweight boxer with a nickname "AJ", is the now undefeated professional boxer, with 17 wins and an incredible 18 knockouts. The 41-year-old Ukrainian insists a re-match clause exists within his fight contract with Joshua, and indicated yesterday that he is keen to renew hostilities with the Briton.

Author: 0 5 horses to watch at crowded Derby

It's a fun evening of information, revelry and humor with several Kentucky Derby trainers speaking about their entrants. He's trained by Doug O'Neil, who has been as dominant as they come with three year olds possessing two Derby winners over the past six years.

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