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Kevin Durant Makes No Friends In Utah With Postseason Breakout

Jazz coach Quin Snyder said Golden State's combination of length and quickness makes things hard. The Warriors , though, prevailed yet again with a 102-91 win. Brooks could find more minutes for Bojan Bogdanovic after the sharp-shooting forward scored 19 points in the Wizards' 116-89 victory in Game 3 . Stephen Curry - always absent at big moments - dropped 11 points in the final 7 minutes of a ideal fourth quarter (2-2 from three; 5-5 from the line). Read More »

Kyle Turris scores OT victor as Sens take 3-2 series lead

Mark Stone cut the deficit in half 50 seconds after Nick Holden gave NY a 2-0 lead when he outlasted Henrik Lundqvist on a rebound attempt. And suddenly - after looking so lost in NY - the Senators now find themselves one game away from the Eastern Conference finals. Read More »

Agent gives Manchester City hope of signing Pep Guardiola target this summer

The France Under-20 worldwide is on a season-long loan with Alaves , where he has made 30 La Liga appearances and impressed many at left-back this campaign. News that Barcelona and Real Madrid are already making inroads to secure Hernandez's signature will feel like a hammer blow to Jurgen Klopp. All three sides are prepared to pay Hernandez's €24 million release clause. Read More »

Sharapova eases past Makarova into Stuttgart quarters


Ladbrokes, Coral, Betfred and bet365 made five-time Grand Slam victor and former world No. 1 Sharapova the 6/1 favourite, the same odds as Romania's Simona Halep who has yet to claim a Grand Slam title. She dropped only two points on serve in the rest of the match and closed out the win on Vinci's serve. "My results have spoken for everything that I should speak for". Read More »

Pirates pitcher Taillon has suspected testicular cancer


Colorado placed Bettis on the 60-day disabled list in late March, and he has not pitched this season. Last season, his first in the majors, he went 5-4 with a 3.38 ERA in 18 starts, striking out 85 over 104 innings. "Further testing" will be required before a course is charted, according to the team, with updates to be announced "as appropriate". Other prominent players who have been diagnosed with testicular cancer before returning to enjoy long and productive careers include John Kruk, ... Read More »

Kevin Durant will determine the end result for the Warriors


The Jazz had hoped a return to their home floor would spark a resurgence, and it briefly looked as if it had. The Golden State Warriors defeated the Utah Jazz , 102-91, at Vivint Smart Home Arena Saturday night to take a commanding 3-0 lead in their second-round Western Conference playoff series. Read More »

Wolff warns there are 'no magic bullets' to get Hamilton firing


There are no "magic bullets to understanding" Lewis Hamilton's vehicle issues, says Mercedes boss Toto Wolff. "We have too much weight in the auto, we need to improve the aerodynamics, and above all we need to understand why the new Pirelli tyres do not work as they do on the Ferrari", the Mercedes chairman said. Read More »

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola stresses importance of Vincent Kompany

The intriguing part will be as whether or not Guardiola goes for a game-changing signing like Bonucci, with the Juve and Italy centre-half establishing himself as one of the best in Europe and a certain starter, or a player like Rudiger who is still improving all the time and would arguably be stiff competition for Kompany. Read More »

Houston's Nene suffers season-ending thigh injury

Nene , 34, has averaged 10.0 points and 4.7 rebounds in 17.9 minutes per game during Houston's nine postseason contests. "I thought they drove it with objective, found people, and we started the game really without an edge and getting beat in transition again, like we did in Game 1". Read More »

Quake Champions open beta starts this week - all the details


A lot of people wanted to play Quake Champions, but they weren't able to get in the game's Closed Beta. All you need to do is sign up on the game's website , and your access is guaranteed. It will certainly be interesting to see what the wider community thinks of the game once the beta opens up and since we're at the open beta stage, the final release likely isn't far off. Read More »

Tottenham fans react on Twitter to Arsenal win v Man United

That is not normal. "Normal is win, lose, draw", Mourinho said. "Yes, Arsenal won, to end United's long unbeaten run, but nobody really cared - including United manager Jose Mourinho". Mourinho's priorities are elsewhere though it seems this month, as he looks to guide United into the Europa League final and secure a place in the Champions League through that route. Read More »

Matt Harvey likely to make next Mets start Friday in Milwaukee

Of course, this news comes following a team-issued three-game suspension for Harvey after he reportedly failed to show up to the ballpark on Saturday. The team would consider adding top prospect Amed Rosario to the roster if a need arises, but if Cabrera could avoid the disabled list it would lessen the need to add the touted youngster. Read More »

Spurs' Parker Carried Off With Apparent Left Knee Injury


The San Antonio Spurs will play the Houston Rockets in game 3 of the second round of the National Basketball Association playoffs on ESPN , Friday, May 5 , 2017 at 8:30 pm. Houston Rockets Game 3 (live stream online & score below) of the Eastern Conference semifinals gets underway. Houston demolished the Spurs with a 27-point victory in the opener before San Antonio returned serve with a 25-point beat down of the Rockets in Game 2 . Read More »

Bangladeshi wins seat for Asian women on FIFA Council

It means one of the world's most prominent women's football advocates, who had been a member of FIFA's old executive committee, will no holder hold a spot in FIFA's decision-making body. "No one takes any pleasure in seeing either individuals or the game suffer", Dodd told The Associated Press on Sunday in the Bahraini capital Manama . Read More »

Jazz C Gobert (knee) upgraded to questionable for Game 4


They will focus on that game later. "Just like if you didn't have thumbs, it'd be hard to do a lot of things in your daily life". Everybody doesn't get an opportunity to see that. "It shows how he feels about the team, his teammates and this playoff experience". "There's no cushioning it", Rivers said. "I would say if he gave us a couple of good minutes, I would be good with that". Read More »

Let's play 2: Yankees beat Cubs 5-4 in 18 innings


In Game 1 of the series the Yankees had three times more hits than the Cubs, yet heading into the 9th inning, Chicago led 2-0. Chris Tillman threw five innings of three-hit ball in his season debut and Baltimore completed a three-game sweep of Chicago and posted its fourth straight win. Read More »

Yankees edge Cubs in 18 innings to complete interleague sweep


Contreras threw away a leadoff bunt single by Aaron Hicks , putting Hicks on second base . And when Epstein acquired prospect Addison Russell from the Oakland Athletics to eventually take over at shortstop , Rizzo helped Castro deal with the fact that he was becoming the odd man out. Read More »

Hawks' Dwight Howard pulled over for speeding the morning of playoff loss


Howard scored nine points and had seven rebounds during game 6. After the game, he was frustrated about how he was being used . It was later discovered by police that the SUV was driven by Howard's security guard. He reportedly also was driving with a suspended registration. Howard was given a ticket for not having insurance, according to the spokesperson, along with a warning for speeding and his registration. Read More »

Reds get the sweep with 4-0 win over Giants

I don't think the Reds thought he'd be throwing complete game shutouts. "He was good, but to be honest, it's hard to say how good because, boy, we've really struggled here with the bats", manager Bruce Bochy said. May. "I already know how it's like to pitch here", he said through a translator. Matt Cain has never looked worse on a major league mound, although he didn't feel as bad as the final score suggested. Read More »

Molinari grabs lead at Wells Fargo


But with one round remaining, the tournament was wide open, even for Dustin Johnson. Noren holed long birdie putts to make his charge, a 38-footer at the fourth, a 24-footer at the par-4 seventh, a 28-footer at the 10th and a 12-footer at 14, but it was a four-foot par miss at 16 that kept him from sharing the lead with Reed. Read More »

Christian Eriksen delivers Tottenham verdict on title chances

It was a big challenge to improve on last season. Chelsea are reportedly leading the race to sign Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha this summer, ahead of Tottenham , according to the bookmakers. On-loan Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho will remain at Crystal Palace for treatment on the knee injury he suffered against Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday amid reports he could feature for the Eagles again this season. Read More »