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Sport Magnificent Westbrook hits 57 as Thunder edge Orlando
Author: 0 Magnificent Westbrook hits 57 as Thunder edge Orlando

Westbrook notched 37 triple-doubles, four away from the record of Oscar Robertson with nine games left, midway through the fourth, where he also exploded for 16 of his 37 points. He is averaging 31.8 points, 10.6 rebounds and 10.4 assists per game. He posted a double-double totaling 17 points and 10 rebounds on 6/11 shooting. Tyler Johnson chipped in 12, and Hassan Whiteside collected 11 and nine rebounds.

Sport Ex-Obama adviser Susan Rice denies political role in Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Ex-Obama adviser Susan Rice denies political role in Russian Federation probe

Devin Nunes, head of the House of Representatives intelligence committee, furthered Mr Trump's allegations last month after he said he viewed intelligence reports that included the names of Trump transition team officials. "And yet now we're finding out that you know, she is trying to figure out how she can go through some kind of friendly way of-of discussing this". That was a shame considering that what reporters and Americans need to be talking about is a truly disturbing Washington ...

Author: 0 Federer continues winning run, but needs break

Roger Federer seems to think so. While breaking Federer's serve was no hard task for the Spaniard in the past, he just can not seem to do it these days. Federer will rise to world No 4 after the latest rankings are released on Monday after he won his 91st career title overall. 'That's why this break coming into clay court season and focusing everything on the French, the grass (Wimbledon) and then the hard courts (US Open) is going to be the key to me'.

Sport Will Dustin Johnson be able to play the 2017 Masters?
Author: 0 Will Dustin Johnson be able to play the 2017 Masters?

With the states of Georgia and neighbouring SC on tornado watch and facing severe storms, Masters officials suspended play at 1.30pm on Wednesday (Thursday AEDT), ending the final practice session and the popular Par-3 Tournament. During practice Tuesday, Spieth dropped a ball in front of the tee box near a water hazard and hit a low, line drive shot that skipped twice across the dark pond before landing on the No.

Author: 0 Flynn confessed to receiving money from Russians

Schiff also noted Sunday that Flynn did not initially disclose payments from Russian entities for speeches he gave in financial disclosures released this weekend and said the committee had requested security documents Flynn submitted before becoming national security adviser to see if he disclosed his financial connections to foreign entities.

Sport Chelsea 18 points from glory; Man City title hopes are over
Author: 0 Chelsea 18 points from glory; Man City title hopes are over

Stamford Bridge now regularly rises to acclaim the winger who went missing in Chelsea's moments of despair past year and was branded a "rat" by fans who blamed him for Jose Mourinho's second reign ending in acrimony. Kompany's hopeful header from a free-kick hit the top of the crossbar and Fernandinho sliced a volley wide. City came agonisingly close to an equaliser in the final minutes but Stones' close-range volley skewed over the bar.

Sport High hopes for Red Sox as team opens season at Fenway Park
Author: 0 High hopes for Red Sox as team opens season at Fenway Park

The Boston Red Sox will step on the field without David Ortiz on the roster for the first time since 2002 when they open the regular season at home Monday afternoon against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Matt Strahm (0-1) and Travis Wood (Bryant) allowed four runners while recording only one out. We have four or five guys that are capable of hitting in the two or three-hole on this team.

Sport Round 1 from Augusta National
Author: 0 Round 1 from Augusta National

Take your knowledge to the next level, the Scout Fantasy level, by clicking here to become a premium member. "Spending more time with them and enjoy them". Johnson won both the 2007 Masters and last year's British Open in blustery conditions. Each week, we'll look backward at the last three tournaments on the PGA and European Tours.

Author: 0 Bournemouth stun Liverpool again as Jurgen Klopp's men suffer Anfield blow

Keep up to date with ALL the Bournemouth and Liverpool news, gossip, transfers and goals on our club pages plus fixtures, results and live match commentary. Liverpool had a good chance to level on 19 minutes but Origi couldn't get his back post header on target following a flick-on in the Cherries area.

Author: 0 Chelsea back on track for Premier League title

Chelsea were then awarded a penalty in the 35th minute when Pedro was brought down by Fernandinho . Conte's Chelsea need 18 points in their remaining eight games to clinch the title. We have to analyse things for next season because we have to win games like this. Another centre-half to make a start was Chelsea's highly-rated Kurt Zouma who has had his own struggles in the treatment room.

Author: 0 Predictions and More: Ranking the 2017 Masters Tournament

The real calamity struck a few hours later. "He landed very hard on his lower back and is now resting, although quite uncomfortably", Winkle said in an email. "But, you know, anything can happen". Las Vegas Westgate Superbook reacted swiftly to Johnson's injury. A couple of weeks ago when he made his first public appearance in almost two months on ABC's "Good Morning America" to promote his new book about the 1997 Masters, Woods replied "God, I hope so", when asked if he would play in ...

Sport JOE BIDDLE: Tar Heels tagged Zags
Author: 0 JOE BIDDLE: Tar Heels tagged Zags

Williams added that he doesn't know if he would get invited. "He was like 'Don't lose it yet, knock these free throws in and we can celebrate'". And I used to say that I hoped that it was over with before I retired. And there was the missed call on a late tie-up involving Kennedy Meeks of North Carolina. To Meeks' surprise, the possession arrow pointed his team's way.

Sport Kohli doubtful for Australia showdown
Author: 0 Kohli doubtful for Australia showdown

The stats are stark: Australia have won a single Test series in India during the past 47 years, India have lost a single Test series at home in the past 12 years. In particular, Smith has been thrilled with the work of the young opening batsman Matt Renshaw in this series, in what is his first exposure to cricket in the subcontinent.

Author: 0 Rules farce mars the opening women's major of the year

Ryu birdied the first playoff hole to beat Thompson. Ryu defeated Lexi Thompson with a birdie on the first playoff hole to win the ANA Inspiration at Mission Hills Country Club's Dinah Shore Tournament Course in Rancho Mirage, California, on Sunday (local time).

Author: 0 Why the Warriors are now winning without Kevin Durant

If his ability to make explosive cuts and lateral movement continues to improve, Durant could play in the final regular season games. The Spurs are only two games back in the loss column. James Harden becomes the 1st player in National Basketball Association history to score and assist on 2,000 points each in a season. If Durant is not at full strength by the second round, the Warriors could be in trouble.

Author: 0 Messi double, Suarez stunner take Barca top

Ironically, his final beard-less game had also come against Sevilla, where the first signs of stubble can be seen on the maestro's face as he led Barca to Copa del Rey glory in May 2016. "We had two one-on-ones and we couldn´t take them", said a frustrated Sampaoli. Sevilla's misery was compounded late on with winger Vitolo dismissed for a foul on Neymar.

Author: 0 Watch John Cena Propose To Longtime GF Nikki Bella During WrestleMania!

He said: " This is what you wanted over a year ago . You said, yes. I just need you to say yes one more time ". "If you gave me an honest answer, you wouldn't remember what you said. A year and a half before the real proposal, Bella (born Stephanie Nicole Garcia-Colace) had to undergo a procedure on her neck, and Cena made a decision to tell her that he wanted to tie the knot.

Sport North Carolina wins national title
Author: 0 North Carolina wins national title

Williams-Goss finished with 15 points, but connected on just 5 of 17 from the field. It was the reason UNC was able to overcome atrocious shooting, including a 4-of-27 mark from 3-point range. That's tough to hear". At the outset of the game the Gonzaga Bulldogs looked like the better team. Their offense only fired correctly in spurts, most of those in the first half.

Sport Basketball-Late run lifts North Carolina to NCAA title
Author: 0 Basketball-Late run lifts North Carolina to NCAA title

With about 30 seconds left and North Carolina clinging to a one-point lead, Kennedy Meeks and Silas Melson were scuffling for the ball under the basket when Meeks' right hand slid over the baseline. "The biggest challenge is their transition defense", Gonzaga coach Mark Few said. "I think we were able to close out the game because of our experience", UNC guard Nate Britt said.

Author: 0 Fouls, misses make for ugly NCAA title game for UNC, Zags

Somehow, Collins was the only player to foul out. Williams had laughingly characterized his relationship with Meeks as "love and hate" before the game, but Meeks took exception to that. "We broke the glass ceiling everyone said we couldn't break", junior forward Johnathan Williams said. "I feel like we made history, and there is nothing we can really do but love our Zags", said another fan.

Author: 0 Avalanche players not happy with National Hockey League decision to bypass 2018 Winter Olympics

Pyeongchang Winter Games will take place in South Korea from February 9-25 next year. Yet, in a somewhat predictable move, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said perhaps the decision is not final. MacKinnon, 21, played for Team North America - made up of Americans and Canadians 23 and under - at the World Cup last September, and was a bona fide candidate for the 2018 Canadian Olympic team.

Author: 0 Wie finishes sixth at ANA Inspiration; Ryu wins in playoff

It was at that point the American was tournament officials that she was being punished for incorrectly replacing a marked ball on the 17th green on Saturday , while also incorrectly signing her scorecard. Her five-under-par Saturday round of 67 was then changed to a 71 which eventually led to a play-off between Thompson and eventual victor So Yeon Ryu .

Sport Reliving 9 career-defining games of Tony Romo's Cowboys career
Author: 0 Reliving 9 career-defining games of Tony Romo's Cowboys career

Romo's departure from Dallas has been the most likely outcome since November, when he returned after missing the first 10 weeks with a back injury. Romo , who turns 37 this month, had given up his favorite hobby after a series of back injuries that included two surgeries in less than a year.

Author: 0 Klopp says Liverpool must be ready to play 'ugly' football

The Premier League match between Liverpool and Bournemouth will be broadcast online only. The Cherries have had an impressive campaign under the management of Eddie Howe. "I said before training to Daniel that it was the flawless moment for him to be coming back". "We hope Daniel Sturridge can be available". So, that is some good news.

Author: 0 Every Undertaker Match At Wrestlemania, Ranked

Roman Reigns even used the hashtag that has been trending since last night - #ThankYouTaker - and added a second hashtag of his own with #Respect. JR was one of the longest-standing voices of the WWE and the once-undisputed voice of Monday Night Raw .

Sport Stephen Piscotty Is The New Scott Sterling
Author: 0 Stephen Piscotty Is The New Scott Sterling

Then, while stealing second base, Piscotty was left writhing in pain again after being hit on the left elbow by catcher Willson Contreras' throw. St. The Cardinals are 1-1 on the season after splitting the first two games with their division rival. According to Piscotty, he underwent a series of verbal tests to determine if he sustained a concussion.

Author: 0 Guardiola: City players will decide their own futures

But Moses has great influence if the Blues' fans are to be believed as 37 per cent of them believe they lost to Palace because of the Nigerian's absence. "I don't think so", he said. City were eight points behind United with six games left on April 10th of that season. This fixture represents a pivotal moment in the chase for the Premier League.

Sport Almora's catch aids Arrieta in Cubs 2-1 win at St. Louis
Author: 0 Almora's catch aids Arrieta in Cubs 2-1 win at St. Louis

Louis' 2-1 loss to the Cubs Tuesday night. Baez recovered and fired a laser to the plate, where the ball smacked into Piscotty's helmet so hard that the damn thing popped right off his head. "I think the clock has slowed down for him, and I think our whole defense played that way tonight". I, for one, can not wait to watch these teams get after it all season, and I am confident the St.

Sport Chicago Cubs beat St. Louis Cardinals for first win of season
Author: 0 Chicago Cubs beat St. Louis Cardinals for first win of season

Finally, he advanced towards home on an error and the throw missed the catcher's glove and hit the battered base runner in the head. "What he does at second is different", Cubs manager Joe Maddon said of Baez. - Retail giant Amazon has won the rights to stream Thursday Night Football games on its website for the 2017-18 season. The game Wednesday, April 19 at 1:20 p.m.at Wrigley Field between the Cubs and Brewers , shown on original schedules as a CSN game, will now be carried on WGN.

Sport Ozil back on his game, says Wenger
Author: 0 Ozil back on his game, says Wenger

Arsenal scored a 3-0 victory over West Ham on Wednesday at the Emirates Stadium in London, but the performance likely won't be enough to take manager Arsene Wenger completely out of the firing line. There are at least 4 teams who are much worse than West Ham this season, Middlesbrough, Sunderland and Swansea City/Hull City look nailed on for relegation.

Author: 0 Spieth can laugh at last year's Masters disaster hole

Golf's first major of the year, the US Masters, gets underway at the Augusta National on Thursday. Dustin Johnson hits on the 13th hole during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. Building a passionate following of devoted supporters known as "Arnie's Army", Palmer played for 50 years at the Masters and was among golf's top money spinners long after retirement from active tour events.

Author: 0 Federer beats Berdych to reach Miami Open semifinals

Following his heart-stopping win yesterday in Miami over Tomas Berdych in which he saved two match points, Roger Federer said he doesn't mind it when it gets loud. The pressure reverted to Berdych and this time he cracked, his second serve landing closer to the baseline than the service line. Kyrgios is looking forward to facing Federer - the reigning Australian Open victor and two-time champion at Key Biscayne - after he withdrew from their scheduled Indian Wells quarter-final a ...

Author: 0 McIlory counting on Augusta familiarity at the Masters

Though if either man wins, it will be historic, Johnson for the run he is on and McIlroy for the career Grand Slam. "You've got to hit the shots in the right spots", warns world number one Dustin Johnson . "So this is the new press shack, huh?" he said as he took a seat. "I tried to make a pact with myself not to feel extra pressure, but it's hard", he said.

Sport Johnson, McIlroy head crowded cast of Masters contenders
Author: 0 Johnson, McIlroy head crowded cast of Masters contenders

Earlier in the day, the course was evacuated, as a morning wave of storms closed the grounds from 10 a.m until 12:30 p.m. ET. Johnson had been scheduled to attend the Golf Writers Association of America annual dinner Wednesday night to accept its award as male player of the year.

Sport Tony Romo Signs With CBS After Being Released From The Dallas Cowboys
Author: 0 Tony Romo Signs With CBS After Being Released From The Dallas Cowboys

If the Cowboys were within striking distance, he seemed to always be able to put them in position to pull the game out. I can't imagine that CBS doesn't have language in his contract that states he can't leave them hanging now that he's locked in as Phil Simms' replacement alongside Jim Nantz .

Author: 0 NHL Making Huge Mistake by Skipping 2018 Olympics

Like many players throughout the NHL, the Blues voiced disappointment in the league's recent announcement that it will not participate in the 2018 Olympics in South Korea. But asked if he would play anyway, he said bluntly, "I'm in no position to make a statement like that". "It's disappointing", Crosby told a scrum of reporters.

Sport Giovinazzi replaces Wehrlein for Chinese GP
Author: 0 Giovinazzi replaces Wehrlein for Chinese GP

Sauber is hoping Wehrlein, who withdrew from last month's season-opener in Australia, could be back for the third round in Bahrain or Russian Federation after that. He is the first Italian driver to line-up on the F1 grid since Jarno Trulli and Vitantonio Liuzzi in 2011. Such a late swap was forced upon Sauber after Wehrlein revealed that he felt he had taken a step back in terms of his fitness.

Author: 0 Klopp: Second goal 'nearly made me vomit'

Liverpool 3-1 Everton: The Reds come out on top in Liverpool derby Tyrone Mings is still suspended following his stamp on Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Liverpool and Bournemouth have each scored seven goals from the penalty spot this season, the joint-most in the Premier League.

Author: 0 Wawrinka celebrates birthday in Miami with loss to Zverev

The Australian 12th seed has another chance to go toe-to-toe against Australian Open victor Federer - the 18-time grand-slam champion - after he was forced to withdraw from their quarter-final meeting at Indian Wells due to food poisoning. "That's normal when you're younger and still trying to figure everything out, what their best surface is, how they need to play against certain player types".

Sport South braces for stormy day expected to bring tornado risk
Author: 0 South braces for stormy day expected to bring tornado risk

Tornadoes or not, NWS is expecting damaging winds in excess of 60 miles per hour, Lamb said. He reported no deaths or injuries there. Savannah-Chatham County Public School System spokeswoman Sheila Blaco said all SCCPSS schools will be dismissing at the regularly scheduled time, but all after school activities and athletic events have been cancelled.

Author: 0 Arsenal revive top-four challenge with win over West Ham

Arsenal have scored 14 headed goals in this season's Premier League, a figure matched only by West Brom. Arsenal eventually broke the deadlock in the 58th minute as Ozil was afforded time and space to curl the ball into the far corner from the edge of the box.

Sport Hyde: Federer makes his old story new again with Miami Open win
Author: 0 Hyde: Federer makes his old story new again with Miami Open win

Federer has had one of the best starts to a season this year and is now holding a 19-1 record, which also includes a 7-0 record against top-10 players. Finesse helped Nadal fend off the first break point of set two. Federer saved two match points in his quarterfinal win against Tomas Berdych , and earned a three-tiebreaker win in the semifinals against Kyrgios.

Author: 0 Dustin Johnson suffers injury scare on eve of Masters

However, Johnson remains cautious - perhaps wise when the man considered the favourite has not won the Green Jacket since Tiger Woods in 2005. "He has the best golf swing in the world", Player said. The 25-year-old ended last year with four victories in five tournaments - finishing second in the other - but has not been able to recapture the form in recent weeks.

Sport Harry Winks: Tottenham midfielder could be out for season
Author: 0 Harry Winks: Tottenham midfielder could be out for season

It's not dependent on us; it's dependent on if Chelsea fail. We need to carry on because it's very tight in the League behind us. "If we do our job we can be there until the end of the season and try and fight for the title". "It was hard, but in the second half we dominated, created chances and in the end fully deserved the victory". The forward managed to net twice in 11 games this term before being ruled out due to injury which led a lot of fans to think his time at White Hart Lane ...

Sport Amazon to live stream 10 Thursday night NFL games
Author: 0 Amazon to live stream 10 Thursday night NFL games

As part of the deal, Amazon will stream 10 Thursday-night games online for Prime members exclusively. An Amazon Prime subscription costs $100 per year. Amazon has bought the rights to stream the games for about $50 million and will offer it for free viewing to its Prime subscribers, technology news site recode reported earlier on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Arsenal should do everything to keep Sanchez, says Campbell

If the Chile worldwide can not be convinced to extend, Merson does not think Chelsea's status as a rival club would stop Arsene Wenger from selling, given he would be desperate to avoid losing him for nothing the following year. "I think Sanchez will leave this summer". When I sign a contract I commit to it until the final day. Despite a poor campaign a year ago, Chelsea have bounced back under new boss Antonio Conte, and they have outperformed Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur to be ...

Author: 0 Tyler Goeddel gone, Phillies lineup vs. Reds

The Phillies' offense finally broke it's cold streak in the eighth inning when Aaron Altherr and Cameron Rupp reached on back-to-back infield singles. In what has become a corresponding roster move, the club has elected to move right-handed pitcher Anthony DeSclafani to their 60-day disabled list. The Philadelphia Phillies lost the second of their three-game series with the Reds, falling 2-0 in Cincinnati.