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Highlights of Tuesday's NBA game

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Davey/Pool via AP). " Golden state " and "San Antonio" continue to challenge the ticket to the National Basketball Association finals from the Western conference. said. There does not seem to be much more that needs to be said, or done, except to finish off this series with two more victories and then head to the NBA Finals. Read More »

Zabaleta: 'Absolute privilege' to play at City

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The occasion might have had the feel of a testimonial by the end, but it was serious business for City at the start, with a victory vital to keep a top-four finish in the team's hands. They had one chance and scored". Unlike Zabaleta, whose departure after nine years was announced on Saturday, Toure - a driving force in City's midfield since 2010 - doesn't yet know if this is his last season at City. Read More »

Board OKs conditional lease for Raiders stadium in Las Vegas

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The lease agreement has been approved by the Stadium Authority and the Raiders. The Raiders are hoping to break ground on the $1.9 billion, 65,000-seat domed stadium with natural grass this summer. The vote ends concerns raised at last week's meeting that a delay in approving the lease could push back the Raiders arrival in Las Vegas by a year until 2021. Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham keeping key players like Harry Kane

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Tottenham have come close to winning silverware in the last two seasons, having narrowly missed out on the Premier League title and reaching the semi-final of the FA Cup this term. I am not resting on my laurels but I hope to get four more . Tottenham in turn, due to a misfire from West Ham on May 5, lost all chances for the championship in this season, but it's too late to talk about it. Read More »

Steelers release long snapper Warren after failed physical

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Bell may only have two or three years left in his prime. Cornerback William Gay also played for the Super Bowl XLIII squad. "After discussing this with the Steelers, we have decided it would be in everyone's best interest to release me at this point", he added. Read More »

Celtics and Lakers Big Winners on Lottery Night

The ping-pong balls went, as expected , down Boston Celtics' way. A smiling Ainge met with reporters a short time after Boston's envelope was the final one revealed at the draft lottery in NY. As for prospective free agents, Magic recently indicated that he didn't think the team would try to make a splashy signing this year, instead focusing on the class of 2018. Read More »

Gisele: Tom Brady had concussion last season

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While no concussions have ever popped up on any team-issued report during Brady's storied career, Bundchen says he's suffered several. "I don't think it's healthy for you to go through like a", she paused and slapped her hands together. If a player is diagnosed with a concussion during a game in the National Football League, he is not allowed to return for the remainder of the game. Read More »

Rogic scores in Celtic romp

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Celtic made five changes for the trip across Glasgow as Rodgers rested several first team regulars. Thistle were simply unable to stem the tide and were let off twice in quick succession as first Callum McGregor slid a shot wastefully wide from around ten yards after brilliant set-up play by Roberts, then Emilio Izaguirre struck Cerny's right-hand post from close range. Read More »

Lexi Thompson shoots 65 to lead Kingsmill Championship

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Lexi Thompson sky dives into her pro-am tee time. A day after making her parachute jump to announce a partnership with the SEAL Legacy Foundation, Thompson got off to a slow start. Thompson's 6-under score matched her second-best round of the season. But on Thursday she seemed steady and secure from start to finish. "I know I haven't won, and that doesn't define my career", said Piller, who tied for third here a year ago. Read More »

José Mourinho Walks Off During Interview With Geoff Shreeves

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We know that if we lose the final we won't play in the Champions League next season. We had to do it. You can't let players go two weeks without a game before a cup final like that. [Henrikh] Mkhitaryan one day off, he played 90 minutes, 70, 30 more ". I can not put four or five other kids all together in the fire; I can not do that to the kids. Read More »

NBA Draft Lottery: The Big Ten Impact

If Boston does select Fultz, it likely means the team will let Thomas walk when he becomes a free agent in 2018. The Nets went the opposite way. "You don't really want to necessarily trade a number one pick in a really good draft for somebody that's halfway through their career, already making max money". Read More »

LeBron James turns back on Kelly Olynyk in Game 1

Stevens in his news conference before Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals sounded like a man about to step in front of a hurricane armed only with a flimsy umbrella. "This team has had their back against the wall before, so we know they're going to come out and perform", Lue said of the Celtics. Obviously, we don't know the exact adjustments but we know they're gonna make adjustments. Read More »

Antetokounmpo makes All-NBA second team

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Houston's James Harden , Cleveland's LeBron James , Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook , San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard and New Orleans' Anthony Davis were named to the first team. Antetokounmpo slotted in as one of two forwards on this year's All-NBA Second Team. No other Bucks received any votes (sorry, Delly) for any of the teams. Read More »

US out of hockey worlds after falling to Finland

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Team USA was seeking to secure a place in the semifinals for the third consecutive World Championship, though this was a young team that coach Jeff Blashill brought to the 2017 tournament. Joonas Kemppainen added another with 13:01 left to play. "They did a good job defensively, clogging us up in the zone and made it tough on us all night long", Howard said. Read More »

Arsenal take top-four race to last day of season

Arsenal's sixth win in their last seven games moved them within one point of fourth-placed Liverpool, but there was bad news from Eastlands where Manchester City beat West Bromwich Albion to retain their three-point lead over Wenger's team. Read More »

Towns finishes 4 points out of All-NBA teams

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Towns was the first player left off the three All-NBA teams. Jordan finished four points ahead of Towns. In his second National Basketball Association season, Towns averaged 25.1 points (on 54 percent shooting), 12.3 rebounds, and 1.3 blocks per game for the Timberwolves. Read More »

SRH bowling coach Muralitharan rues not being able to play 20 overs

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Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner (C), Tanmay Agarwal, Ricky Bhui, Bipul Sharma, Ben Cutting, Shikhar Dhawan, Eklavya Dwivedi, Moises Henriques, Deepak Hooda, Chris Jordan, Siddarth Kaul, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ben Laughlin, Abhimanyu Mithun, Mohammad Nabi Mohammed Siraj, Mustafizur Rahman, Ashish Nehra, Naman Ojha, Rashid Khan, Vijay Shankar, Barinder Sran, Pravin Tambe, Kane Williamson, Yuvraj Singh. Read More »

Roger Ailes dead at 77

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He was a loyal friend to so many. Roger was a patriot, grateful to live in a country that gave him so much opportunity to work hard, to rise - and to give back. Ailes resigned from his post leading Fox News last July, amid allegations of sexual harassment . Roger Ailes' home in Palm Beach, Fla. Ailes graduated from Ohio University in Athens in 1962. Read More »

Monday's NHL playoffs: Penguins tie series with Senators

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The Ottawa Senators played another tight defensive game, but this time around they couldn't find a way to generate offense, and the resulting 1-0 Penguins win brings the series to Ottawa all knotted up a 1 game apiece. The Ducks have busted through and have proven why they are tied with the Penguins in goals per game in the playoffs. But hey, at least the Pens won 1-0. Read More »

Herrera ends De Gea dominance to win United Player of the Year

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Ander Herrera ended David De Gea's reign as United's player of the year. "I feel it, I'm very thankful but I think a Man United player can never stop, we have to give all the affection back because you can see we don't always perform at our best and we have to keep giving them affection". Read More »

Southampton set to axe Puel after clashes with players

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Bosz went on to say that he doesn't care about Mourinho's record in finals and their 100% win rate against Ajax , "I never look at coaches from other teams". "I hope the fans at Old Trafford support the team, they forgive some naivety, they forgive some lack of confidence", Mourinho said. He tells [Wilfried] Zaha to go slow, he leaves [Christian] Benteke at home. Read More »

John Terry hints at retirement

John Terry also scored in a rare start but two defensive lapses from the 22-year Chelsea man almost allowed Watford to salvage a draw before Fabregas' late victor. "Because I knew there were some important games to come". "In this situation, you must have a plan in your mind", he added. Leicester have also struggled following their unlikely success and are now 11th in the table with two games to play. Read More »