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Spurs lose Parker for rest of playoffs


Parker departed with 8:43 remaining. " That's a tough blow ". Thursday, the San Antonio Spurs announced he will miss the rest of the playoffs with a torn left quadriceps tendon . Pau Gasol and Danny Green had 12 and 11 points for the Spurs, who shot 45.3 percent overall (30/86) and 36 percent (9/25) from the three-point line. Read More »

Blind: Celta win a major step towards final

Blind conceded that Jose Mourinho's side missed a number of chances early on in the game, but ultimately were satisfied with the end result . 'It's Old Trafford, it's their home and their fans expect more than sitting back and taking a 0-0 draw so I think we are going to have space to attack'. Read More »

Kyle Lowry doubtful for Game 4 against Cavaliers

The Raptors missed their first dozen three-point attempts, yet still they were hanging with the Cavs point for point. Toronto lost Powell to a left ankle injury midway through the first quarter. Jonas Valanciunas added 19 points for the Raptors, while Norman Powell chipped in with 13 and Serge Ibaka had 12. "They really locked in on us", said DeRozan. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas Calls Out Draymond Green's Hypocrisy For Calling Olynyk Dirty


The Wizards have been a staggering 49.7 points per 100 possessions better with him off the floor in the postseason. "I don't know how he can call anybody dirty". The playoffs, everything somebody says is blown out of proportion. As for the man himself, Olynyk predictably says he is not a dirty player. "We can't worry about what others are doing or saying". Read More »

Orioles at Red Sox


The incident came a day after Boston's Mookie Betts was hit by a pitch from Orioles starter Dylan Bundy?- another incident in an ongoing feud between the teams.? Adam Jones, who said he was targeted with racial slurs by fans at Fenway Park in the series opener, sparking a national controversy, and J.J. Read More »

Atletico aim to overturn 0-3 deficit vs Real


Zinedine Zidane, the former Madrid great looking to win his first Spanish league title as the team's coach, said Saturday's game against already relegated Granada should not be taken lightly. Traditionally, the Vicente Calderon has proved one of the most intimidating venues of European football. Even after scoring hattricks against Bayern Munich in the quarterfinals and Atletico last week, Real's all-time top goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo said "all he wanted" from the home fans was not to ... Read More »

Predators edge Blues for 3-1 series lead


Louis . "We knew that coming in it's a huge game". P.K. Subban had a goal and two assists in Game 1, and he is joined by Roman Josi and Ryan Ellis as defensemen who can trigger the Nashville attack from the back end. The Edmonton Oilers took a 2-0 series lead against the Anaheim Ducks after winning 2-1 on Friday in the Western Conference second round. So for third time in three games in the series, the Predators had the game's first goal. Read More »

Sidney Crosby-less Pens win Game 4

Meanwhile, the Penguins will try to put the Caps down 3-1 in the series. January 1, 2011 - Crosby is hit in the head by Washington's David Steckel during the Winter Classic, and is hit again in Pittsburgh's next game by Tampa Bay defenseman Victor Hedman. Read More »

Antonio Conte: Chelsea win "a big psychological step"

Chelsea Football Club are three wins away from becoming champions of this season's Premier League after a fantastic performance put up by the blues as three second-half goals overcame Everton at Goodison Park . While they look unlikely to secure a top four spot, Ronald Koeman's men are still in a good position to secure Europa League football next term and that is ultimately the next step for the Merseyside outfit as they look to progress and build for the future. Read More »

Manchester United Look To Go 3rd With Win Over Swansea: EPL Review


I think Eric and Daley, they played again absolutely amazingly [against City]. The United boss said that new players arriving in the summer will join a squad "ready to go for big things". "With Gabriel Jesus coming in - of course he's a very good young player which is why he's at City - I think he's going to settle in very well here", Agüero told Sky Sports. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp urges Liverpool to complete job of Champions League qualification

The top four only qualify for Europe's premier club competition. I think it's the best goal that I ever scored. 'I didn't think too much, to be honest, ' he added. The goal from the German worldwide was unquestionably one of the best seen in the Premier League in 2016-17 but what felt most remarkable about it was that it materialised after such an undistinguished performance from Juergen Klopp's team. Read More »

Matt Harvey rejoins Mets, apologizes for skipping game

Well here's a newsflash Matt: it's no longer 2013 when you were the "belle of the ball". The suspension removed Harvey from the 25-man roster. The team claims the men were sent to check on Harvey's well being, while the former All-Star player says the men grilled him after he opened the door in his pajamas. Read More »

Wizards Face Celtics in Eastern Semi Final Game 2


The guys in green hope to surge to a 2-0 lead before the series heads to Washington and they're on fire after going on the attack against the Chicago Bulls in the first round. "I wanted to give up and quit and never in my life have I thought about quitting", Thomas said. Isaiah Thomas was absolutely spectacular, scoring 53 points to go along with four assists, four rebounds, three steals, and just two turnovers. Read More »

BCCI announces Virat Kohli-led Indian team for Champions Trophy 2017


Both Bangar and Sridhar became a part of the back-room staff of the Indian cricket team when Ravi Shastri was appointed Team director, ahead of India's tour to Australia in December 2014. I think India has one of the best pace attacks. "We wanted them to take a middle ground and strive for a negotiated outcome with the ICC", a COA source told Reuters. Read More »

Jose Mourinho content with Man Utd's win at Celta Vigo


Before welcoming Celta to Old Trafford, United have a crunch Premier League encounter with Arsenal to take in on Sunday, with both sides chasing down a top-four finish. Ajax Amsterdam have one foot in the final after they thumped Olympique Lyon in their first leg tie on Wednesday evening. "We are going to have to go there and score goals, as we did other times", Celta coach Eduardo Berizzo said. Read More »

Moeen Ali again left out by England as Ireland bowl first

Tim Murtagh made the most of his local knowledge to tie down the England openers, while Barry McCarthy proved a point after missing out on Friday's loss in Bristol by taking a wicket in his first over. Bairstow batted like he was possessed, striking the ball clean to hit three sixes and two fours in the last couple of overs, to not just raise his fifty but also help England end with 328 for 6 in their 50 overs. Read More »

Young Bucks hope they've learned lessons in time for Game 6

Casey said again on Thursday night that his playoff-tested team knows how to respond from adversity. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks with 30 points Monday with Carroll suggesting the Raptors may have to take a more physical approach to guarding the Greek Freak. Read More »

Neymar: Time for Barcelona to sort Messi's new contract


Barca have recently extended the contracts of Neymar as well as fellow forward Luis Suarez and they are hopeful that a new deal for the 29-year-old Messi will be finalised this summer. However, the Spanish capital club have an advantage of a game in hand. Neymar, who was suspended for the clash, expressed his disappointment over not being involved in the fixture that saw Messi score the victor. Read More »

Klopp: Top four pressure is good for Liverpool


With both Manchester Clubs, who are Liverpool's closest competitors for the Champions League spots, drawing on Sunday, the Reds had a flawless opportunity to give themselves some breathing space but a trip to Vicarage Road was never going to be an easy game. Read More »

Watch match highlights of Swansea 1-0 Everton

Against the Swans, the striker did hit the target with two of his three efforts on goal and he also sent over a risky cross in the second half that would have surely resulted in a goal if at least one of his teammates read his intentions. 3 of Swansea's last 4 goals against Everton in the Premier League have been from the penalty spot, two of which were scored by Gylfi Sigurdsson. Read More »

Zurich Classic: Smith and Blixt outlast Kisner and Brown in Monday play-off

Kisner and Brown, tied for second with Charley Hoffman-Nick Watney at the start of the day, tore up the course, rattling off eight straight birdies to open the round en route to a 28 on the front nine. The four-ball format has each member of a two-man team playing his own ball throughout a round, with only the best score on each hole recorded. Both earned $1,022,000 and 400 FedEx Cup points. Read More »

Lustig hails Celtic display


Rangers striker Kenny Miller has urged his team-mates to come out fighting in their final four matches of the season following their derby humiliation. "The goals we lost were poor, as were the decisions which led to them". Rangers , too, will be playing for nothing but pride. Brendan Rodgers had suggested Celtic might exploit any eagerness from Rangers to press the visitors and they did that in spades. Read More »