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Fleury or Murray? Sullivan keeps quiet on goalie situation

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There's been a sense with Fleury for a long time , however, that the bottom could fall out at any moment in the playoffs and we'd get a performance like the one we saw Wednesday. "It's not going to go 16 games in a row perfectly". "Either way I have to be ready", said Murray, who only recently returned to back up Fleury. Murray suffered a lower body injury prior to the post-season, only recently returning to back up Fleury. Read More »

Celtics take scoring load off Thomas

Thomas racked up 4 assists in the first quarter and Bradley provided the points. "Tonight we were able to start the right way", Bradley said. Game 6 of the series is Friday in Washington . He said he's found maturity to step back and not force plays that he might not have had earlier in his career. Thomas is averaging 27.2 points, 6.2 assists and 2.4 rebounds per game in this series . Read More »

Braves slugger Freeman leaves game after hit by pitch

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Freeman said he knows Loup had "no intent" to hit him with the pitch. Freeman, who is batting.341 and leads the National League with 14 homers, had X-rays taken Wednesday, and the Braves said the results were inconclusive. The Jays attempt at a rally began in earnest in the fourth when Justin Smoak rocked a two-run homer to get the Jays on the board. Toronto chased Garcia and tied it in the sixth. Read More »

Celtics, Lakers, 76ers have plenty riding on the National Basketball Association lottery

Obviously, Stevens had a lot on his plate with only one day to prepare for LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. "I think that we're good at what we do", president Phil Jackson confidently stated following the Lottery. But going back to the financial issue, whether he'd enjoy being in that lineup or not is largely irrelevant as there's nearly no way Boston could afford to make it happen. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas Talks To Markelle Fultz About Playing Together With Celtics

Thomas, who was the 60th pick in the 2011 draft, was playfully asked whether it would have been better if Boston landed the final pick instead of the first. "It's a tremendous accomplishment", Brad Stevens says of Isaiah Thomas' All-NBA Second Team nod. "He's a good friend of mine". But for now, let us celebrate a player who has beat the odds and has developed into what many around the National Basketball Association think to be an elite talent. Read More »

Spurs still struggling to compete on wages, claims Pochettino

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The Argentinian has led Spurs to second this season - their highest top-flight finish since 1963 - as they continue to improve under his tutelage. That's why Tottenham is about to enter its most crucial offseason since 2013, when it sold Gareth Bale to Real Madrid and reinvested most of the then-world-record $130 million transfer fee into assets like Christian Eriksen and busts like Roberto Soldado. Read More »

Michael Vick back on field for American Flag Football League

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Only seven players will be on the field at a time for each team, but the field will be the traditional 100 yards. Quarterback Michael Vick and running back Justin Forsett are on board to help launch the league . "We think the game and how we've set it up will give us this". Michael Vick staked the second-half of his National Football League career on an improbable return, and although he has not donned a professional uniform since the 2015 season, he's about to make yet another comeback. Read More »

Tottenham failed to seize 'key moment' at West Ham, says Mauricio Pochettino

We knew it was going to be tough a long time ago but we managed to bring it back to four points and after today it's almost impossible, but we'll give it everything for these three games now". It also lifted some of the pressure on manager Slaven Bilic, who has had to put up with continual speculation regarding his future. "It was a hard game and if you compare (it) with five days ago against Arsenal, I think it was a different game and it wasn't the same performance that we played last ... Read More »

Antonio Conte targets win record after league win

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A move to the south coast would mean minimum upheaval for Terry's family, a consideration that will be key when it comes to the defender making his final decision. Pat Nevin believes that only Chelsea and Manchester United are capable of vastly changing their team and remaining capable of beating many sides in the Premier League . Read More »

Harry Kane makes admission which will please Tottenham fans

Kane spoke of his desire to boost his numbers at King Power Stdium and is equally determined to add to his tally on the final day of the season and clinch a second Golden Boot in a row. "It's the first time I've scored four goals and it was a good moment to do it", Kane said . "That's got to be our aim and we've got to use this as motivation to get there". Read More »

Tim Duncan back at Spurs practice; Kawhi Leonard at facility on Thursday

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His contributions will be crucial in the Spurs series as the Warriors need the scrappy forward to establish himself in the post and keep plays alive with his offensive rebounding. “The only way I can process this is I think its not about Os and Xs or rebounds or turnovers or anything like that. "You have to believe", Popovich said. Read More »

Motorcycling-Hayden in intensive care in Italy after cycling accident

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He was 13th in the points following the latest Superbike race at Imola. Hayden was hit by a vehicle while cycling in Italy, and rushed to hospital with severe chest and head injuries. "Members of Nicky's team and his fiancee are with him in the hospital. Once an official statement regarding Nicky's condition is released by the hospital or Nicky's family, a further update from the team will be issued". Read More »

Kevin Pillar sends out a public apology for his homophobic slur

Freeman ranks among the NL's top three in homers, runs, extra-base hits, slugging percentage and on-base percentage. "That's the No. 1 thing", Suzuki said . We've seen it from him though". It's not everyday you see an American League pitcher hit a home run, but when's the last time you saw an AL pitcher-catcher hit back-to-back home runs? Biagini retired the final 12 batters he faced in his four-inning outing. Read More »

Senators chase Fleury, rout Penguins in Game 3

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And so, while the 4-0 score sapped all the drama out of Game 3, Fleury's performance did create some serious drama for the rest of the series. Penguins coach Mike Sullivan challenged his team to stop searching for the ideal shot and just fire it at Anderson. Read More »

"I am committed": Pochettino moves to kill exit rumours

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Earlier, the Argentine said he was committed to staying at the club and denied reports of a buy-out clause in his contract. If we are consistent to push, push, push I think we will achieve what we want - that is to win trophies. I've scored a few goals, but I could have scored a lot more. "Next season will be completely different and be sure that all our enemies and opponents will try to improve their squads". Read More »

Spurs lose Parker for the season

The Spurs are still more than capable of finishing the series with the Houston Rockets in five games. Just as things were going the way of the San Antonio Spurs, star point guard Tony Parker went down. San Antonio came back two nights later with a 25-point win of their own, though the victory was costly. Game 4 is Sunday in Houston. When Kawhi Leonard is Kawhi Leonard (and also when Harden can only afford 3/17 from the field for 13 points), the Spurs are hard to beat. Read More »

Floyd Mayweather clashes with Walsh brothers in London

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But southpaw Walsh, who, at 31, is nine years older than Davis, did not care one bit saying: "He has never faced anyone like me". He's a decent fighter, but I'm just on another level. "I believe that I will have a crowd over there and I'm excited to put on a show for the United Kingdom fans". “Hes physically very good. The only other reputable fighter on his record is Cristobal Cruz. Read More »

Ball may only workout for Lakers

Kelly Olynyk, the hero of Game 7 against Washington with 26 points, was held scoreless in the opener against Cleveland until Boston's last shot of the game. The Nets finished with the league's worst record at 20-62 under first-year general manager Sean Marks, who replaced Billy King in February 2016. "It was fun", said Ainge at the team's training facility in Waltham after the lottery selection ended. Read More »

Toronto CF Kevin Pillar suspended 2 games for anti-gay slur

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The Blue Jays and Braves got into a benches-clearing scuffle during Atlanta's 8-4 win on Wednesday after Pillar took exception to a pitch from Motte. He apologized specifically to the LGBT community and promised to "use this as an opportunity to better" himself. Pillar will sit out Thursday's Major League Baseball game against the Braves and Friday's opener with the Baltimore Orioles. Read More »

Islamic State kills more than 50 in central Syria attack: Monitor

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IS also lost 15 fighters in the attack, the monitor said. Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman said at least three of the civilians were killed execution style with knives, a man and his two children. The militant group has lost large swathes of territory recently in Syria after expanding rapidly in 2014 and 2015, and is under assault from a US-backed coalition of Arab and Kurdish militias as well as by the Syrian army, backed by Russian Federation. Read More »

Europa League: Man U pip Celta Vigo

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However, with a lengthy injury list already to deal with, Jose Mourinho could have been handed more reasons for a selection headache ahead of this weekend's showdown with Arsenal. "I think if you ask his team-mates, they would probably prefer to play with Rashford up-front", he said. United were the superior side for much of the contest, with Celta goalkeeper Sergio Alvarez keeping the La Liga side in the tie before halftime with a string of saves to deny Rashford, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and ... Read More »

This Is Why Manchester United Will Feel More Pressure - Ajax Coach

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Manchester United will reportedly go against standard UEFA protocol by declining the chance to host an open training session ahead of next week's Europa League final. United played their fifth match this month on Wednesday against Southampton , ending in a goalless draw . I don't fight about it. I am here seven years. Read More »

Zidane: 'Real Madrid not favourites in Champions League final'

We are only thinking about Sevilla. Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas got his glove to the ball, but couldn't keep it out. "Then in the second half we were much better". Ferdinand was quick to point out what he believed was the cause of the perceived gap. Select the name you want from the list in the poll to your right, we're also looking for your thoughts and views too so do share some of those with your comments below. Read More »