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Sport Fred VanVleet (shoulder) ruled out for Raptors in Game 3 on Friday
Author: 0 Fred VanVleet (shoulder) ruled out for Raptors in Game 3 on Friday

He will have much to discuss now. On Friday night, the Wizards beat the Raptors 122-103 to force at least a Game 5. The victory prevents Toronto from taking a 3-0 series lead for the first time in franchise history. It was an exoneration of sorts for the lineup choice of Wizards coach Scott Brooks , who had hinted at shuffling his starters after going down into an 0-2 hole but ultimately stuck with the same unit at the opening tip.

Sport Danny Farquhar remains hospitalized after brain aneurysm
Author: 0 Danny Farquhar remains hospitalized after brain aneurysm

The 31-year-old pitcher is continuing to receive treatment in the neurosurgical IC unit at the medical center. White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar is in critical condition after suffering a brain hemorrhage during Friday night's game, the club announced Saturday.

Sport Amir Khan knocks out Phil Lo Greco after just 40 seconds
Author: 0 Amir Khan knocks out Phil Lo Greco after just 40 seconds

Right from the first bell, Khan looked assured and confident after he walked out to the ring with his new promoter Eddie Hearn and trainer Joe Goossen. "I'm one of the lucky fighters out there - financially I didn't have to come back but I've chosen to because my body feels in good shape, I still feel in my prime".

Sport Frustrated Morata sorry for reaction to substitution
Author: 0 Frustrated Morata sorry for reaction to substitution

Johann Berg Gudmundson's hopeful, long-range shot looked unlikely to trouble Thibaut Courtois until it took a wicked deflection off Ashley Barnes , who scored without even being aware of the fact. It won't be easy but we must be ready to fight. "I could do better, yes", Conte said. But Dyche said the game had shown a sizeable gap remained between the top six clubs and his team.

Author: 0 Talking Points From Manchester United 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur

It will be United's 29th appearance in an FA Cup semi-final, with their most recent win in the competition coming in 2016. But then Alli scored, giving his side the advantage in the biggest game of their season, and the Spurs boss simply could not contain himself.

Sport Tina Fey Made Everyone Cry on Fallon Last Night
Author: 0 Tina Fey Made Everyone Cry on Fallon Last Night

For Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt , Fey gave Ellie Kemper ( The Office ) a large platform for her quirky comedy, and she just may be the ideal candidate for a 30 Rock spinoff. Emmy victor Tina Fey has made her Broadway debut this season writing the book to the musical adaptation of Mean Girls . But he did get serious and said something very sweet to the woman he's known since age 23.

Sport NSFWBDs React To Joel Embiid Being Back In 76ers Lineup
Author: 0 NSFWBDs React To Joel Embiid Being Back In 76ers Lineup

Prior to Thursday night's Game 3 tilt, the Sixers hadn't won a game in Miami since 2014. Embiid , who is out with an orbital fracture, was frustrated by being kept out of the Sixers' lineup again, and a serious question remains if he will be able to play in Game 3.

Sport Pointless last-second Spurs dunk miraculously won gamblers money in Warriors blowout
Author: 0 Pointless last-second Spurs dunk miraculously won gamblers money in Warriors blowout

The Warriors are without Stephen Curry in the first round, their 3-point shooting guard. McGee suffered the injury during the Warriors' Game 2 win over the Spurs . The Warriors trudge onwards now, up 3-0 against the team they are successfully emulating. In Miami, a masked Joel Embiid scored 23 points in his postseason debut, Marco Belinelli and Dario Saric each added 21 and Philadelphia beat the Heat to take a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series.

Sport Barca chasing 30th Copa del Rey title
Author: 0 Barca chasing 30th Copa del Rey title

But he has competition from Frenchman Wissam Ben Yedder, who has been Sevilla's cup-king this season with 13 goals in the Copa del Rey and Champions League - including both in the 2-1 win at Old Trafford. Valverde lost the 2015 Cup final to Barcelona when in charge of Athletic Bilbao and was beaten in the 2007 UEFA Cup final by Sevilla in a penalty shootout when he was manager of Espanyol.

Sport Packers star Rodgers joins Bucks' ownership group
Author: 0 Packers star Rodgers joins Bucks' ownership group

The first home game of the playoffs is always going to bring a ton of excitement. To sum up: Aaron Rodgers is an All-Pro, Super Bowl-winning QB who now happens to be a partial owner of an National Basketball Association team, and who is currently dating Danica Patrick.

Author: 0 Mo Salah has a clear Liverpool FC warning for Man United

No African player has scored more Premier League goals than Drogba. Liverpool may not have done enough this season to win the Premier League title, but by any metric, the Reds have had an excellent campaign, both domestically and in Europe.

Author: 0 Potential Liverpool lineup against West Bromwich Albion

Current Liverpool and former Roma star Mohamed Salah has wished his former side luck for their upcoming Champions League semi-final against the Reds. It took Barnes until mid-November to get off the mark this season, and even since then he's scored only eight goals in 23 appearances for Sean Dyche's side - just one more than he's managed bookings in that period.

Author: 0 West Brom v Liverpool: Reds might have trouble again with Baggies

I thought we did the counter attacks really well, broke things up and created some chances. Salah's consistency has been in stark contrast to his hard spell at Chelsea, for whom he managed just 13 league appearances before Jose Mourinho allowed him to leave on loan for Fiorentina and eventually Roma .

Sport Oakland Athletics vs. Boston Red Sox
Author: 0 Oakland Athletics vs. Boston Red Sox

Meanwhile, Edwuardo Rodriguez pitched six innings of three-hit ball to get his second win of the year since coming off the DL. With extra rest already built into his schedule, it appears that the Angels don't expect him to miss a start. CC Sabathia allowed two unearned runs over 4 1/3 innings in his first start since straining his right hip on April 6. He gave up six hits and struck out six without issuing a walk.

Sport Learn hockey slang terms ahead of tonight's must-win Wild playoff game
Author: 0 Learn hockey slang terms ahead of tonight's must-win Wild playoff game

They definitely got this one early". A similar-size crowd was outside the arena watching the game on giant screens at a "whiteout" street party. The franchise moved from Atlanta in 2011. Alex Stalock stopped 15 of the 16 shots in relief of Dubynk. NOTES: Humboldt Broncos player Matthieu Gomercic was in attendance for the game. The Wild were making their sixth straight appearance in the post-season.

Sport Flyers top Penguins 4-2, send series to Game 6
Author: 0 Flyers top Penguins 4-2, send series to Game 6

If they get goaltending and penalty kill work like they did on Friday, they will. They look to call timeouts at the ideal moment to settle their team, or to tell if a goalie is on top of their game or not. The answer was nothing. Suddenly, it was 2-2, and giving up a late goal in a period can only be worse if it was a shorthanded goal. The team responded in a big way, some people might say.

Author: 0 Stephen Curry is "not close" to returning from knee injury

Jrue Holiday and Rajon Rondo are playing terrific on both ends, and they could pose problems even when Curry returns thanks to their length and aggressive defense. It was previously noted that Curry was targeting a return in the conference semifinals. It would be next weekend at the earliest before the second round begins, however, so Curry could be given medical approval next Friday and suit up for the start of round two.

Author: 0 Jürgen Klopp backs Liverpool to close gap on 'even stronger' Manchester City

A loss in this game would effectively relegate the Baggies - they would be nine points adrift, with three games left to play and a inferior goal difference to Swansea City, who now sit in 17th place. "We don't need to change anything, we just need to carry on". It's important we put all our energy and efforts into the game, all those 'what ifs?' and everything else we can't determine now.

Sport Bayern Hammer Leverkusen To Book DFB Pokal Final Spot
Author: 0 Bayern Hammer Leverkusen To Book DFB Pokal Final Spot

The Bavarians in their usual pattern took charge of the game from the blast of the whistle and with just three minutes, Roberto Lewandowski scored the opener for Bayern who are still on course for a treble this season. "We really deserved it, the team performance was great". Jamaica winger Leon Bailey , a second-half replacement, pulled a goal back for Leverkusen with a stunning free-kick on 72 minutes.

Sport Blue Jays reinstate Morales from 10-day DL and recall Gurriel Jr
Author: 0 Blue Jays reinstate Morales from 10-day DL and recall Gurriel Jr

Louis Cardinals 8-5 on Thursday. The Yankees have won three of their last four games SU. Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton finally turned the boos to cheers at Yankee Stadium after ending an 11-game home run drought. Atlanta recalled Matt Wisler from the minors to make an emergency start, and he responded by throwing seven strong innings to help the Braves defeat visiting NY.

Sport Dwight Freeney to retire after 16 National Football League seasons
Author: 0 Dwight Freeney to retire after 16 National Football League seasons

He is second in Colts' history with 107 sacks, trailing only Robert Mathis . Selected No. 11 overall in the 2002 NFL Draft , the undersized but freakishly quick Freeney was ideally suited for Tony Dungy's Tampa-2 defense. He was a pass-rush specialist: He had 125.5 sacks in his career, which is tied for 17th on the NFL's all-time list. He departed the Colts after the 2012 season playing for the San Diego Chargers, Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons, and Seattle Seahawks over his last ...

Sport Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Washington Capitals, 4-21
Author: 0 Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Washington Capitals, 4-21

The Columbus Blue Jackets , who used back-to-back overtime wins to take a 2-0 lead in their playoff series with the Washington Capitals , now head back to Washington with the series tied. Though it could be argued they have been outplayed to some extent in each game, Thursday was a washout. "We looked nervous right on through". It was just a struggle.

Sport India accounts for 55% of new bank accounts opened globally
Author: 0 India accounts for 55% of new bank accounts opened globally

Some 3.8 billion people around the world, or 69% of all adults, have a bank account or mobile money provider as of a year ago, which is up from 62% in 2014, according to the World Bank's Global Findex database . Mr. Darmin Nasution, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs and Daily Chair of the National Council of Financial Inclusion, the Republic of Indonesia , commented: "The inclusion of unbanked Indonesians has been a top priority for our country in recent years, and we are ...

Author: 0 Cleveland Browns Tony Grossi Mock Draft: Grading version 8.0

The top guys are out of the picture, so you can ignore Rosen , Mayfield , Darnold , Josh Allen , and Lamar Jackson . It's unlikely that Cleveland would take him with the first overall pick, but a one-two-three run on quarterbacks would leave Barkley on the board when the Browns pick again at No.

Sport Spurs on ouster brink after loss to Warriors
Author: 0 Spurs on ouster brink after loss to Warriors

A start then would mean Curry would be cleared to come back the day of Game 3 of the second round, if the Warriors think he's ready. The reigning Defensive Player of the Year hasn't backed up his 2017-18 defensive numbers to that degree, but his mettle has proved intact in these first three games against the San Antonio Spurs , erasing any thought of a decline in his abilities.

Sport Spurs hoping to make home advantage count in United semi
Author: 0 Spurs hoping to make home advantage count in United semi

They trained at Fulham's Motspur Park facility on Thursday and Friday while Mourinho held his usual Friday news conference at the team hotel in central London . And while the Red Devils may have appeared to have had an underwhelming season in the Premier League , the truth is, anyone in a normal title winning season would still have found it hard to catch up with Manchester City's record.

Sport Nick Foles, Eagles Restructure 2018 Contract
Author: 0 Nick Foles, Eagles Restructure 2018 Contract

NFL Media is also reporting that Foles is getting a $2 million signing bonus in addition to added incentives if he remains the starter during the season. It is merely to reward Foles for his performance and solidify the quarterback spot to start the year. On football's biggest stage, Foles went blow-for-blow with Tom Brady to defeat the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl LII.

Sport Zlatan Ibrahimovic not part of Sweden's World Cup plans
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic not part of Sweden's World Cup plans

However, after Blågult shocked Europe by ousting Italy for a place in Russian Federation, the former Manchester United striker flirted with the idea of returning for a final World Cup swansong. It's a pretty fair standpoint, all things considered, but with a player of Zlatan's vast quality, who knows if the Swedish management can afford to leave such a game-changer on the sidelines.

Sport Warriors' Stephen Curry (MCL sprain) not close to return yet
Author: 0 Warriors' Stephen Curry (MCL sprain) not close to return yet

It was previously noted that Curry was targeting a return in the conference semifinals. But his words are at odds with a fresh report from The Athletic's Marcus Thompson II, who cited "multiple sources" suggesting Curry's return is not expected imminently.

Sport Saints WR Willie Snead signs two-year RFA offer sheet with Ravens
Author: 0 Saints WR Willie Snead signs two-year RFA offer sheet with Ravens

New Orleans would get no compensation if they decline to match.Perhaps more significantly, adding Snead would likely take the Ravens out of the running to add Bryant. It just so happens that Snead is both cheaper and younger than Bryant, who will turn 30 during the upcoming season and hasn't pieced together a 1,000-yard season since 2014.

Sport Pelicans blast Blazers, close in on sweep
Author: 0 Pelicans blast Blazers, close in on sweep

A halftime performance by rapper Mannie Fresh also ensured the playoff experience never lost its New Orleans flair, with a series of popular hits jolting through the arena while the Pelicans were in the locker room. tipoff. "We have a lot of weapons", said Davis. "No matter who takes it". We just want to mix it up, but I think we're just doing a great job of just making him take tough shots and being physical with him.

Sport Celtic will allow Brendan Rodgers to speak to Arsenal
Author: 0 Celtic will allow Brendan Rodgers to speak to Arsenal

Asked if he would allow Rodgers to speak to Arsenal, he added: "Absolutely, you can not put handcuffs on anybody if they want to go to a club as good as Arsenal. He nearly won the Premier League title with the Reds in 2014, with his Luis Suarez-inspired side being narrowly pipped to top spot by Manchester City.

Sport The Browns Have Actually Considered Drafting Two Quarterbacks
Author: 0 The Browns Have Actually Considered Drafting Two Quarterbacks

The Vikings' biggest need entering next week's National Football League draft is on the offensive line, but that doesn't necessarily mean they will address it in the first round. Right now, the top quarterback available in the 2019 NFL Draft might be Missouri's Drew Locke. The Browns have done their due diligence in preparing for the draft.

Sport Lacklustre Leicester hold Southampton to goalless draw
Author: 0 Lacklustre Leicester hold Southampton to goalless draw

Southampton , in 18th place, are four points away from safety with four games remaining and face Chelsea on Sunday in the FA semi-finals. Riyad Mahrez, Iheanacho and Jamie Vardy, given the armband in Morgan's absence, moved the ball quickly on the edge of the penalty area before Mahrez's low shot was smothered by Alex McCarthy.

Sport Matt Harvey's latest stinker could be the last straw for Mets
Author: 0 Matt Harvey's latest stinker could be the last straw for Mets

Matt Harvey pitched like he is in danger of losing his spot in the New York Mets' rotation. But since the start of last season (113 2/3 innings), he's got a 6.57 ERA and 6.47 FIP, with 84 strikeouts in 113 2/3 innings. Adrian Gonzalez led off the eighth with a homer off Lucas Sims . Zack Wheeler and Steven Matz are the other starters who could be considered for removal from the rotation once Vargas returns, but both have pitched better than Harvey, who has regressed since opening his ...

Sport McKayla Maroney's Dark Journey: Olympic Champion, Abused Gymnast
Author: 0 McKayla Maroney's Dark Journey: Olympic Champion, Abused Gymnast

Behind the scenes, however, she claims Nassar was grooming her by sneaking her food during her training, when coaches were carefully monitoring the athletes' intake. Attorneys allege that USA Gymnastics and others should have acted on allegations of Nassar's alleged abuse sooner, arguing that Nassar could have been stopped years earlier.

Sport Porsche engine boss arrested
Author: 0 Porsche engine boss arrested

Kerner is considered a confidant of former Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Mueller , who was Porsche CEO before becoming CEO of the whole VW Group in the wake of the emissions scandal. "The three suspects include a member of the management board and a member of Porsche AG's higher management". Porsche declined to comment on the arrest.

Sport Mickey Mantle Baseball Card From 1952 Sells for $2.88 Million
Author: 0 Mickey Mantle Baseball Card From 1952 Sells for $2.88 Million

The card was graded by Professional Sports Authenticator as a 9 out of 10 , according to ESPN's Darren Rovell , and was acutioned by Heritage Auctions. By his recollection, Mathis got away from the hobby around the time he was in middle school before picking it up again years later when his own National Football League career was progressing and he could afford some of the cards he couldn't earlier.

Sport NFL schedule announced; Bills host Pats on 'Monday Night Football'
Author: 0 NFL schedule announced; Bills host Pats on 'Monday Night Football'

The network is paying $1.9 billion a year for the " Monday Night Football " package plus a lone playoff game during a time of economic uncertainty, and the slate in recent years has been less than optimal. Start times for Saturday games for Week 15 and 16 will be announced no later than following Week 8 , with the contests not chosen for Saturday to be played on Sunday on the 16th weekend.

Sport Gomez and Lovren set to return for Liverpool's trip to West Brom
Author: 0 Gomez and Lovren set to return for Liverpool's trip to West Brom

And the attacker has admitted that he felt that he had something to prove in England following his move to Liverpool FC for his second stint in the Premier League . "It will be a tough game as Liverpool are a good team". 'We have to play normal football and if Mo is at his best he will be a goal threat. Salah, who was sold by Chelsea in 2016, is the hot favourite to win the PFA Player of the Year as well as the Golden Boot.

Sport Thiem stuns Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo quarter-finals
Author: 0 Thiem stuns Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo quarter-finals

Yes, he's the best player on clay. The Spanish tennis maestro had earlier stormed into the quarter-finals of the tournament following a comfortable 6-3, 6-2 win over Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation in a one-sided last-16 clash of the men's singles event that lasted one hour and 18 minutes.

Sport England unveils 100-ball domestic game for men and women
Author: 0 England unveils 100-ball domestic game for men and women

Our game has a history of innovation and we have a duty to look for future growth for the health and sustainability of the whole game, he said. The new eight-team domestic competition will launch in the summer of 2020 in a five-week window during the school holidays.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger confirms departure - race to replace him begins

That season was also Arsenal's last at Highbury and proved to be the turning point in Wenger's reign as the promise that moving to the 60,000-capacity Emirates Stadium would allow the club to compete financially with the biggest spenders in England and the continent failed to materialise.

Sport Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah happy to prove Chelsea wrong
Author: 0 Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah happy to prove Chelsea wrong

Everton and Newcastle then round off the weekend's matches in a Monday night clash at Goodison Park. Firmino's 25 goal in all competitions this season is the best total of his career to date, and the Brazil worldwide has also contributed 14 assists.

Sport CSK Look to Get Back to Winning Ways Against Royals
Author: 0 CSK Look to Get Back to Winning Ways Against Royals

Both teams have 4 points each, with Rajasthan having played one more match than Chennai . Here are head to head stats and probable XI for this fixture. Also, captain Ajinkya Rahane has made 130 runs. On the bowling front, Gowtham and Gopal are expected to perform well from RR as they have been taking up the keys wickets in the opposition.

Sport Bravo dubs Kholi as 'Cristiano Ronaldo of cricket'
Author: 0 Bravo dubs Kholi as 'Cristiano Ronaldo of cricket'

India rose to fame in his tenure of four years by climbing the Test ranking chart to lifting the 2011 World Cup. Team India skipper crossed the landmark in the ninth over. I always tell Darren that Virat is a good person he should look up to. Woodhill, who has worked with both batsmen as part of the coaching staff of the IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore , praised the duo for their skills.

Sport Irish warn June Brexit progress needed to seal October accord
Author: 0 Irish warn June Brexit progress needed to seal October accord

Lib Dem Brexit spokesman Tom Brake said it showed "the only solution was always going to be a hard border or the customs union". The deal done between the United Kingdom and EU in December states that Northern Ireland will remain part of the customs union if there is no other solution to avoiding a hard border.

Sport Zverev could face brother, Mischa, in Monte Carlo Masters quarters
Author: 0 Zverev could face brother, Mischa, in Monte Carlo Masters quarters

Although he says he is finally playing pain-free after two years of struggles with a persistent right elbow injury, he was often on the back foot against Thiem . "But, of course, I wish that I could have played certain points and shots a bit different, but at the same time I have to understand that realistically I'm still not at that level".

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