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Knicks Lose NBA Draft Lottery Tiebreaker, End Up With 7th Seed


If the New York Knicks win the lottery, the 37th pick will slide to 36th. Both teams still have an 18.2% chance of landing a spot in the top three of the draft in the lottery. 6 in most mock drafts. The Knicks will slot in at No. 7. "It's one of the years we have a draft pick, so we're looking forward to that", team president Phil Jackson said last week. Read More »

Chicago Bulls accomplish rare feat with win over Boston Celtics


During a brief clip from Inside The NBA, the controversial sports analyst said Thomas' crying made him "uncomfortable". I think for me and Jimmy to have someone who is so locked in, that gives us a different voice. Have failed to score 100 points in three of their last four postseason games dating back to past year. But, if the Bulls maintain their continued dominance on the glass (as they appeared that they will), this series is going to potentially be much more competitive than many ... Read More »

Jordy champion at Bells


Australia's Mick Fanning is due to lock horns today with reigning surfing world champion John John Florence, in a highly anticipated round four battle at Bells Beach. Earlier, Fanning pulled off some nice moves of his own on his way to a score of 9.93. In the semis, Florence again shone with a 9.93 wave score. Ibelli stunned Bells Beach when he had a last-gasp win over Florence in their semifinal. Read More »

Years Later, The Boston Marathon's First Woman Races Once Again

Cheerleaders cheer for other people. The governor was at the marathon to crown the female victor, so he got a front row seat to the moments of inspiration. The run in made Kathrine think for a split second about quitting the race, but she chose to press on. "I was getting a little emotional, and it's not even the finish yet", said Wetherbee. Read More »

First woman to run Boston Marathon completes race again 50 years later

The victor of the 121st Boston Marathon was 24-year-old Geoffrey Kirui from Kenya who finished the race in 2:09:37. The feat was even made more historic when an official tried to physically remove her from the race after a few miles. "My goal is to reach women in places right now where they're not allowed to leave the house alone, drive a vehicle or get an education, " Switzer said last week, according to WBZ . Read More »

Jamie Carragher: Spurs need to win a trophy to avoid a "travesty"

Despite the loss, Chelsea are still favourites to lift the trophy in Conte's first season with just six games left. When Mourinho named a team missing Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan, it seemed the Europa League was the priority, but they finished the game very much fighting on two fronts. Read More »

Lowry bounces back as Raptors even series with Bucks

Kyle Lowry shrugged off his Game 1 struggles in style, and got the Raptors back on level terms. There was more to come in the second. "My teammates challenged me.I got aggressive early and in the second half, DeMar (DeRozan) got himself going". Read More »

Heineken bucks expectations with beer volume increase


The company has reported that volumes have gone up by 0.6% over the same period of previous year. Expansion was sharpest in Asia Pacific, at 5.4 per cent, with Cambodia very strong, while Europe also up 0.5 per cent thanks to improvements in France, Spain, the Netherlands, Italy and Austria. Read More »

Raptors level series with Milwaukee


Moments before the Raptors took the floor against the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday, coach Dwane Casey was asked if anything special needed to be said to struggling point guard Kyle Lowry. When Toronto's go-to guys did score, often shots were contested, on occasion some communication breakdown on the perimeter leading to easy lay-ins. Read More »

Murphy has 5 RBIs in Nats' 8-3 win over Cards


Louis Cardinals 8-3 on Tuesday night. "He's a great guy". Jose Martinez and Aledmys Diaz each had two hits for the Cardinals, who allowed 22 runs and 30 hits in the first two games of the series. Just for good measure, Harper and Murphy smacked back-to-back doubles in the eighth inning to plate Washington's final run of the game. Manager Dusty Baker thought Scherzer was having trouble locating his slider. Read More »

Pacers Fall To Cavs In Game 2 Of Playoffs

However, the defending champions, following a pattern that began late in the regular season, almost gave away an 18-point lead in the fourth as the Pacers crawled within four in the final minute before Cleveland closed it out at the foul line. Read More »

Raikkonen taking "way too long" to find form in 2017


I feel that we are doing the right things and in the race, I felt the vehicle was really good but I made a mess of the first lap, so I put myself in a hard position. I have no complains on that side. While it came as no surprise to see Hamilton at the top, Ferrari have certainly done a lot of work on their new SF70H auto but the effects have only been felt by only one of their drivers. Read More »

Bayern Munich keeper Manuel Neuer suffers fractured foot

It was no surprise that Bayern had pushed Madrid hard during the tie, Ronaldo said, with his team having become used to "suffering" but coming through in the end. "I think the team deserved to go through". Needing at least two goals to progress, Bayern had led when Robert Lewandowski confidently drilled in a penalty. Read More »

Chelsea star expects this to happen after shock Manchester United defeat

Manager Antonio Conte struck an unusual tone when addressing the media after Sunday's 2-0 loss to Manchester United, the Blues' second defeat in four games. But their diminishing lead will be a cause for alarm at the club, particularly with recent seasons offering plenty of examples of teams surrendering seemingly commanding positions to miss out on the championship. Read More »

Kevin Durant misses practice, questionable for Game 2

Golden State will host game 2 as well , which will be held on Wednesday. The big news from a Blazer standpoint was the stellar play of shooting guard CJ McCollum, who scored 41 points on the night. Not in the sense that Green was offending them, but that it brought an added intensity to the game even though there was mutual respect between both sides. Read More »

Ronnie O'Sullivan accuses World Snooker board of bullying


Post-match interviews have seen O'Sullivan deliberately and repeatedly respond with one-word answers, while he gave an interview to British television channel ITV at the World Grand Prix in February using a "robotic" voice. "I'm just fortunate I've got a very good friend who's got very good lawyers and they've got my back". "It's not that important". The pair went blow for blow in terms of big breaks this afternoon. Read More »

Barcelona in tricky position to produce another comeback

We need to have the same attitude right from the first minute", Iniesta stated at a news conference ahead of Wednesday's second leg. "Our objective is to score five goals". "Now is not the moment to talk about it, though, with the focus on Juventus and everything we're playing for". "Getting (Busquets) back is always great news", he said. Read More »

Hamilton revels in Shanghai success


We're at our best as a team, and I feel like I'm at my best. Ferrari's Vettel won the season-opening race in Melbourne with Hamilton second, but the positions were reversed on this occasion. The goal was to increase the competition at the front of the grid - and two races into the season, the changes have certainly had an impact. "Then we chose to change tyres since the track was quickly drying out, so that we could take advantage from the slicks; but luck was not on our side as the ... Read More »

Ashley Young admits he is 'not too sure' about Manchester United future


Despite their win, the Red Devils remain outsiders to make the top four and will likely have to rely on their Europa League campaign if they're to play Champions League football next term. That is what I am concentrating on now. A lot has been said about how we want to finish fourth but. I want to succeed. In quotes featured in the match programme for the Chelsea game, Herrera praised Mourinho, revealing how the manager had told him before the season had started that he would be an important ... Read More »

Salty Marcus Smart Flipped Off Celtics Fan Sitting Courtside During Game 2

His most infamous incident came at Texas Tech, when he pushed a fan who Smart reportedly said called him a slur. He also put one of his fingers to his lips, purportedly telling the fan to be quiet. Earlier in the game, TNT's cameras captured point guard Isaiah Thomas screaming at Smart after a failed offensive possession. Things are not looking good for the Celtics as they fell into an 0-2 series hole with Tuesday night's loss, with Game 3 set for Friday night in Chicago. Read More »