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Sport Warriors hopeful Kevin Durant returns before end of regular season
Author: 0 Warriors hopeful Kevin Durant returns before end of regular season

Including the game in which Durant suffered his injury (he only played two minutes), the Warriors have gone 7-5 since Durant got hurt. On Tuesday, the All-Star forward was able to turn in his first on-court workout since suffering the injury, which included some shooting and light sprinting.

Sport Could Nets make a run at Pistons' Kentavious Caldwell-Pope?
Author: 0 Could Nets make a run at Pistons' Kentavious Caldwell-Pope?

Although this has been a rough year for the Nets, Lopez has been a bright spot for the team. If they see me as a max player, then that's what I'm worth. "I love how he competes, how he competes on the defensive end". 24-year-old Caldwell-Pope could see a max-deal in the free agent market, and Pistons owner Tom Gores said re-signing him is a top priority.

Sport Ex-Mets, Yankees, Phillies manager Dallas Green dies at 82
Author: 0 Ex-Mets, Yankees, Phillies manager Dallas Green dies at 82

But Green had the ear of the team's big free agent signee, Pete Rose, and in the end, became the man at the helm of the team's 1980 World Series championship. He was promoted to director of minor leagues in 1972, a position he held until taking over as Phillies manager on August 31, 1979. He also worked in Philadelphia's front office before becoming executive vice president and general manager of the Cubs in 1980s.

Sport Kamar Aiken will have shot at Colts' third receiver gig
Author: 0 Kamar Aiken will have shot at Colts' third receiver gig

Aiken will be competing with Phillip Dorsett for the job, but he hasn't done much of anything since Indianapolis' former regime selected him in the first round of the 2015 draft. "I feel like I make a lot of plays, and I make plays when they come my way". "I want to play with somebody that is great and that has the work ethic that wants to win and wants to see his receivers be successful".

Sport Barbarians set for All Black clash
Author: 0 Barbarians set for All Black clash

The Barbarians said in a statement: "The Barbarian FC today received approval from the RFU to stage the Barbarians v New Zealand match at Twickenham on November 4, 2017". The Barbarians are next in action against England at Twickenham on Sunday, May 28 before returning to Belfast's Kingspan Stadium to play Ulster on Thursday, June 1.

Sport Southgate picks up pieces as England rebuilds again
Author: 0 Southgate picks up pieces as England rebuilds again

Whenever it comes to pass, Southgate will nearly certainly be the manager who oversees the end of Rooney's worldwide career; given that he's England's record goalscorer and second-highest appearance-maker, the manager's decision surrounding Rooney could prove his biggest in the job.

Sport Trump golfing at faster rate than Obama, but Spicer says it's different
Author: 0 Trump golfing at faster rate than Obama, but Spicer says it's different

When he's in Palm Beach, Trump often makes the brief trip to Trump International in a golf shirt and hat and spends more than three hours at the club. He has spent five weekends at Mar-a-Lago since taking office. Of the 11 trips to his Florida golf clubs, the White House has confirmed he played a round only three times, according to Knoller's tally.

Author: 0 Bulls Game Notes For Tuesday @ Toronto

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) drives to the net past Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic (44) during first half of an NBA basketball game in Toronto, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. The most recent game involving a fight occurred on December 2006 at Madison Square Garden between Nuggets and Knicks which resulted in seven players being suspended a total of 47 games.

Sport Comey took revenge on Trump over wiretap claim
Author: 0 Comey took revenge on Trump over wiretap claim

Only one of them, however, involves what could end up proving to be one of the greatest acts of treason in American history. Starting this morning and lasting well into the afternoon, FBI Director James Comey and NSA director Admiral Michael Rogers appeared before the House Intelligence Committee to answer questions from committee members about Donald Trump's allegations that Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower in 2016 and about all of the media coverage and speculation surrounding Trump's ...

Sport Texas Senate passes property tax bill to House
Author: 0 Texas Senate passes property tax bill to House

Committee Chairman Byran Cook (R-Corsicana) said the bill is "a long way from being final", KFOX14 reported . But education leaders in the Texas House say some of that money is still state funds that could be used to improve local school districts rather than private schools not tied to state accountability standards.

Sport Mets' Lugo named starter for Puerto Rico in World Baseball Classic finals
Author: 0 Mets' Lugo named starter for Puerto Rico in World Baseball Classic finals

Their lineup was no match against team United States of America, as they got beaten rather easily 8-0 and again 9-2 against the Dominican Republic. But he dropped it. In his first at-bat after pinch running for Carlos Beltran , Enrique Hernandez flied out to center to send the game to the 11th and trigger worldwide baseball's extra-innings rules.

Author: 0 Colin Kaepernick's search for new team draws Donald Trump's attention

The biggest reason Kaepernick's still unsigned is that he's just not a very good quarterback right now. I said if I remember that I'm going to report it to the people of Kentucky. After all, Kaepernick was just one play away from winning a ring during his first season as the 49ers starter. " I think he's an outstanding player ", Harbaugh, now the coach at MI, said on PFT Live on Tuesday.

Sport Keane: Ireland don't have any particular plan for Bale
Author: 0 Keane: Ireland don't have any particular plan for Bale

The 27-year-old needs a hat-trick to move past Ian Rush's 28 worldwide goal as Wales' all-time leading goalscorer. But he says Ireland will not set up any differently to deal with him. "Our lads should look forward to the challenge - you should want to play against and with the best". Ward is well aware of the threat posed by Gareth Bale and company after their heroics in France, but Ireland too returned from last summer's tournament with their heads held high and the confidence they ...

Sport ICC Test Rankings: Pujara surpasses Kohli; Smith remains atop
Author: 0 ICC Test Rankings: Pujara surpasses Kohli; Smith remains atop

With Ravindra Jadeja grabbing pole position in the latest ranking for ICC Test bowlers and Cheteshwar Pujara reaching a career-best second spot among the batsmen, BCCI took to Instagram to congratulate the two on their achievement. South Africa spinner Keshav Maharaj has risen 15 places to reach a career-best 37th spot after taking eight wickets in Wellington while pace bowlers Umesh Yadav of India (26th) and Mustafizur Rahman of Bangladesh (47th) have also achieved personal best rankings.

Sport Colin Kaepernick will donate $50000 to Meals on Wheels
Author: 0 Colin Kaepernick will donate $50000 to Meals on Wheels

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump took a shot at Colin Kaepernick, proclaiming his Twitter wrath is dissuading teams from signing the former 49ers quarterback. Sarah commented on the article on her Facebook page ... saying, "And he wonders why he can't find a job". According to Bleacher Report's Mike Freeman , 70 percent of NFL teams "genuinely hate" Kaepernick, because of his decision to kneel during the national anthem previous year to protest racial discrimination and police ...

Author: 0 Robin Lopez, Serge Ibaka exchange punches in scuffle, both ejected

Play briefly stopped once the ball went in, but then chaos broke out when Ibaka appeared to throw an elbow at Lopez's back. Lopez, a 7-footer, took the first swing in the melee that erupted after Jimmy Butler had drained a three-point shot that provided Chicago with a commanding 16-point lead.

Sport Blue Jays Nearing Extension With Manager John Gibbons
Author: 0 Blue Jays Nearing Extension With Manager John Gibbons

Terms are not yet known. The club's manager from 2005-08, Gibbons was perfectly average. Taking over last winter, team president Mark Shapiro and general manager Ross Atkins have been very impressed with Gibbons' performance since they joined the organization.

Sport No. 2 Kentucky vs. No. 3 UCLA Preview, Game Prediction
Author: 0 No. 2 Kentucky vs. No. 3 UCLA Preview, Game Prediction

The UCLA freshman was trailing a Bruins fastbreak against then-No. "It's a very, very good basketball team and I think they're better now in March than they were when we played them in December, and I think we're better than what we were in December as well", Alford said.

Sport Sheriff's Office: Man Dead After Standoff With Police In Northern Minn
Author: 0 Sheriff's Office: Man Dead After Standoff With Police In Northern Minn

The deputy returned fire. Almost every law enforcement agency in the region sent units to the shooting, including the Grand Forks Police Department, which dispatched its Regional SWAT team to the incident at noon Monday. Mary Kay Franklin says Duane Huderle is the elderly man who police say shot at them yesterday afternoon at his home in rural Polk County. The Polk County Sheriff's Office and Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are investigating the incident.

Sport Indian spin duo tops ICC rankings, no Pakistani in top 15
Author: 0 Indian spin duo tops ICC rankings, no Pakistani in top 15

With 862 rating points to his name, Ashwin, who could only manage two wickets in the Test, has fallen 37 points behind Jadeja. Jadeja has been performing consistently in both tests and one day internationals but his achievement as top bowler in tests is indeed a rare feat, which requires lot of commitment.

Sport Arsenal denies approaching Dortmund about hiring Tuchel as Wenger's replacement
Author: 0 Arsenal denies approaching Dortmund about hiring Tuchel as Wenger's replacement

After the weekend's 3-1 defeat at West Brom the Frenchman claimed he would reveal "very soon" what he would do after making up his mind on his future. The Gunners have lost four out of their last five Premier League games, and now sit 19 points off leaders Chelsea. Arsenal have lost four of their last six games in all competitions, including a 10-2 aggregate defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16, but Sagna expected them to regroup and come back stronger after the global ...

Sport Heat Move Back Into Playoff Spot With Win Over Suns
Author: 0 Heat Move Back Into Playoff Spot With Win Over Suns

The Heat kept their distance from the Suns for most of the second half, as Miami maintained a double-digit lead for most of the third and entire fourth quarter. Josh Richardson added 14 points for Miami , which now holds a 35-36 win-loss record. His double-double output increased his consecutive streak to 13, surpassing Seikaly's 12 in 1991-92.

Sport BCCI releases new contracts for Team India, Jadeja promoted to Grade A
Author: 0 BCCI releases new contracts for Team India, Jadeja promoted to Grade A

Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja among others. Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravindra Jadeja and Murali Vijay earned a promotion in the list of annual player contracts announced by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for 2016-17. The Grade C category has a few new faces, including promising Delhi wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant, and Mumbai fast bowler Shardul Thakur. 50 Lakh respectively.

Sport Turkish club Fenerbahce emerge as shock contenders to sign Arsenal star
Author: 0 Turkish club Fenerbahce emerge as shock contenders to sign Arsenal star

Ozil's parent's are Turkish, and he has been dating the former Miss Turkey Amine Gulse, which Fenerbahce believe gives them hope to entice the playmaker to the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium. Fenerbahce know they will need to offer Ozil a spectacular package to even think of securing his signature, and that can only happen if they free up some funds from their wage bill.

Sport Kinicks to limit Carmelo Anthony's minutes the rest of the season
Author: 0 Kinicks to limit Carmelo Anthony's minutes the rest of the season

Hornacek used his regular starting unit, along with Willy Hernangómez at center, against the Clippers. If the Clippers had been healthy the 15 games before the All-Star break, when they were forced to adjust to life without Griffin and Paul, he said, "We wouldn't have this discussion".

Sport Dortmund beats Lotte for German Cup semifinal against Bayern
Author: 0 Dortmund beats Lotte for German Cup semifinal against Bayern

The young winger from Denmark is the next Dortmund youth-product that will get his chance in the first team following Christian Pulisic and Felix Passlack on their way to established Bundesliga players. Giving Dortmund nearly no space to develop their quick-passing game, they kept the Champions League quarter-finalists away from the box with Gonzalo Castro and Raphael Guerreiro trying their luck for the visitors with long-range efforts.

Sport Ronnie Moran - Mr Liverpool - dies aged 83
Author: 0 Ronnie Moran - Mr Liverpool - dies aged 83

As a result Ronnie Moran led the Liverpool team out at Wembley for the 1992 FA Cup Final which they went on to win with a 2-0 win over Sunderland. Moran made 379 appearances for Liverpool between 1952 and 1966 and was the club's longest-serving employee when he retired in 1998.

Sport LSU names 34-year-old Will Wade as men's basketball coach
Author: 0 LSU names 34-year-old Will Wade as men's basketball coach

Wade compiled a 51-20 record in his two years as VCU's head coach leading the team to its first Atlantic 10 Conference regular-season championship and a pair of appearances in the NCAA Tournament . Wade led the Rams to two NCAA Tournaments in his two seasons and is now headed to LSU to attempt to revitalize the program. His overall record with the Owls is 47-52 with this past year being the only one to finish above.500.

Sport NCAA Tournament Ratings At 24-Year High Through First Weekend
Author: 0 NCAA Tournament Ratings At 24-Year High Through First Weekend

The Tar Heels and Jayhawks are even at 4-1, according Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook ( via ESPN ), followed by fellow 1-seed Gonzaga and 2-seed Arizona at 6-1; Kentucky at UCLA sit right behind at 7-1. Finally, No. 5 seed Virginia matched up with No. 4 seed Florida in the second round. South Carolina, ESPN, 6:05 p.m.; Missouri vs. Florida State, ESPN2, 6:10 p.m.; Purdue vs.

Sport Curry, Warriors stretch streak to five with rout of lowly Dallas Mavericks
Author: 0 Curry, Warriors stretch streak to five with rout of lowly Dallas Mavericks

Taking care of the Mavericks in their building shouldn't be an issue. If the Warriors can escape this brutal stretch of games without too many losses, they should be able to hold on to the West's one seed. This game's over/under comes in at a combined 207 points. Since the last game against Steph, Seth has averaged 14.9 points, 2.4 assists, and 1.1 steals per game on 50.9 percent shooting from the field and 45.9 percent from deep, numbers which speak for themselves.

Sport Minute by Minute: How Did The Tom Brady Jersey Theft Happen?
Author: 0 Minute by Minute: How Did The Tom Brady Jersey Theft Happen?

National Football League officials are not planning any extraordinary changes to their annual review of security procedures this offseason, even after this week, when the high-profile theft of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's Super Bowl jersey from the team locker room reached its surprising resolution.

Sport Journalist pegged for taking Brady's Super Bowl jersey
Author: 0 Journalist pegged for taking Brady's Super Bowl jersey

The jersey is valued at $500,000, according to Houston police. Meanwhile, the Mexican media organization whose former employee has been identified as a suspect in the felony theft has reportedly apologized. And as if that wasn't enough, Glazer is also reporting that they may have found a helmet and cleats belonging to Broncos star Von Miller that were worn during Super Bowl 50 .

Author: 0 ACC biggest loser thus far in Dance

Kansas is arguably the best team left on the bracket, but the Big Ten champion Boilermakers are no easy matchup. Compared, for instance, to the National Basketball Association post-season, which rigorously chooses a champion by seeding teams after equally scheduled 82-game seasons and then staging four rounds of seven-game series, the NCAA Tournament can seem downright arbitrary.

Sport Neymar: 'I admire Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool'
Author: 0 Neymar: 'I admire Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool'

Neymar also discussed Premier League champions Leicester, who are the only English team to join Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals. I like the playing style and the teams. "In the Premier League you never know who is going to win or who will be champions, it is always a surprise", he said. 'And then you have high-level coaches like [Jose] Mourinho and [Pep] Guardiola.

Sport Hector Bellerin: 'Loyalty to Arsene Wenger worth more than money'
Author: 0 Hector Bellerin: 'Loyalty to Arsene Wenger worth more than money'

Wenger's own future at the club remains uncertain, with fans split as to whether the 67-year-old should stay beyond the end of his contract this summer, but Bellerin has come out in support of the Frenchman. Just as other players who leave saying they will return, I went to live an adventure in England, to try to be a footballer and not return. But you don't know what the future holds and you can not close doors.

Author: 0 Merkel reserves right to block Turkish campaign appearances

Speaking at a rally in the Turkish city of Eskisehir on Friday, Erdoğan told his compatriots living in Europe that they should view success - and the creation of big families - as the best way to combat the swell in anti-Muslim and anti-Turkish sentiment across the continent.

Sport NBA Resting Players a 'Significant Issue,' Adam Silver Says in Memo
Author: 0 NBA Resting Players a 'Significant Issue,' Adam Silver Says in Memo

He also cautioned that teams could face "significant penalties" for not obeying the league's rules about notifying the league and opposing teams when players will be unavailable. "We're being smart about it", Lue said. "I'm not overly concerned about the perception of it", Griffin told ESPN. The league has to find a way to balance this issue.

Author: 0 DeRozan's 42 helps Raptors gore Bulls

Lopez didn't take too kindly to it and slapped the ball out of his hands. Replays showed both big men throw punches, though neither seemed to connect much if at all. For bettors that want to combine a pre-game and live in play market, bet365 Sports is offering interactive live betting markets throughout the game. DeRozan's masterclass saw Toronto end an 11-game losing streak in matches against the Bulls which has included two losses already this season.

Sport Browns, Chiefs, Jets, 49ers to work out Mitchell Trubisky
Author: 0 Browns, Chiefs, Jets, 49ers to work out Mitchell Trubisky

There was a lot of buzz on social media Tuesday morning when it was learned that neither Hue Jackson or Sashi Brown were attending Mitchell Trubisky's Pro Day at North Carolina. Gang Green will also have a pre-daft visit with the quarterback at their facility, in addition to the workout. As for his pro day, Trubisky completed 54 of 63 passes, including four drops, per USA Today.

Author: 0 Bulls' Lopez, Raptors' Ibaka each ejected after brawl

Both players were obviously ejected from the game immediately and will likely face additional suspensions and hefty fines. The Bulls entered the game with 11-straight victories over the Raptors , for one. Ibaka and Lopez both were ejected from the game, and it's possible each player will face further discipline - a suspension, fine or both - from the National Basketball Association.

Author: 0 Despite underseeded underdog mentality, Badgers unsurprisingly in Sweet 16 again

Seeding debate: UW fans were livid after the Badgers were seeded No. 8 in the East Regional. Saturday's stirring, impressive victory over Villanova, the top overall seed in the tourney, extended Wisconsin's storybook run as the gutsy little engine that could - a bit of a distorted storyline, given the Badgers, who have been to two Final Fours and now four Sweet 16s in the past four years, have the most tournament experience of any team in the field - and you can bet Nigel Hayes and Co.

Sport Oregon Ducks women's basketball stuns Duke to reach NCAA Sweet 16
Author: 0 Oregon Ducks women's basketball stuns Duke to reach NCAA Sweet 16

Since the Blue Devils didn't make last year's NCAA Tournament, brown and Greenwell were the only players with tournament experience prior to Saturday night's Hampton game. In the second round, the Ducks had to overcome an 11-point second half deficit and sophomore guard Tyler Dorsey drilled a 3-pointer with less than a minute left to secure a 75-72 win.

Sport England's Farrell in the mix for Lions captaincy - Gatland
Author: 0 England's Farrell in the mix for Lions captaincy - Gatland

This assumption was given further credence on Tuesday morning as two incredible stats emerged comparing Sexton's Six Nations numbers (tackling and kicking) with those of Owen Farrell, Dan Biggar and Finn Russell. "For whatever reason we didn't respond to the pressure of the situation on Saturday", Jones said. "There's three parts in a World Cup project - the first two years, the second two years, and the three months leading into the cup".

Sport Los Angeles 'only bidding for 2024'
Author: 0 Los Angeles 'only bidding for 2024'

With Budapest, Rome and Hamburg having dropped out of the race for 2024 and fewer and fewer cities prepared to spend fortunes on bidding for or staging the Olympics, Bach is desperate not to miss out on taking the Games to one of the world's biggest in 2028.

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