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Draymond Green won't hide feelings about Celtics' Kelly Olynyk

The venue may have changed but the animosity, which has built over two seasons, remained. "I was guarding IT [Isaiah Thomas] most of the second half - our goal is to just take him out of the game", said Beal. "Especially with Isaiah guarding me, or whoever is guarding me trying to attack that side". It's probably something he is gonna learn from, just the fact that he's so vital to us and our team. Read More »

Virat Kohli and co. will play in ICC Champions Trophy 2017

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Mohammed Shami and Rohit Sharma have made their way to India's Champions Trophy squad after injury-forced breaks from ODI cricket. In these two years, I have focussed on my strength and fitness. The BCCI has said it was still keeping its legal options open, indicating the row with ICC is not yet over. While no major changes have been made in the squad which enjoyed a successful 2016-17 home season, the selectors have chose to back the experienced Ajinkya Rahane over youngster Rishabh ... Read More »

Chelsea man passed fit for West Brom clash

This is a really strong team, a physical team, a good coach. "I don't think it's about my situation it's about the football club", Agnew said . Weekly stories linking him with Inter Milan, which on Tuesday fired coach Stefano Pioli, might be wide of the mark despite the Italian team's Chinese owners reportedly offering €12 million (S$18.4 million) a year. Read More »

Celts' Thomas fined $25K for exchange with fan

I'll continue to stand by the idea that Washington is the better team in this series. Avery Bradley scored 25 of his 29 points in the first half and fueled a 16-0 run in the first quarter that gave the Celtics all the breathing room they needed. Read More »

NHL Playoffs: Crosby, Bonino lead Penguins to Game 1 win over Caps

As we know, they couldn't hold either of those leads. But we do know that he has been one of the MVPs of the playoffs so far and Saturday's Game 2 win over Washington may have been his best game yet. "I just think that they're better at identifying the issues within the team slowly over time", General Manager Brian MacLellan said before the postseason. Read More »

Spurs Kawhi Leonard is a game-time decision for Game 6

Despite leading the series and standing one victory away from a showdown with the Golden State Warriors in the conference finals, the Spurs have their own set of concerns. However, he committed a game-high nine turnovers. REPORTER: "Pop said you wanted to play, but it was obvious that you needed to come out". We'll have up-to-the-minute scoring and stats here throughout the game. Read More »

Aussie cricketers offered multi-year contracts to forgo IPL

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According to the report, these top Australian cricketers were verbally offered three-year deals instead of the usual one-year central contract by Pat Howard, the general manager of team performance, on the condition that they miss the IPL. Starc was an integral part of Royal Challengers Bangalore before he made a decision to sit out this season in a bid to prepare for the Champions Trophy which starts in England from June 1. Read More »

Stanley Cup Playoff Odds: Penguins now favored to win the Cup 5/11/17

Both teams have to win", said Penguins coach Mike Sullivan , who saw his team outscored 9-4 en route to dropping consecutive contests to join the Capitals in being pushed to the brink of elimination. So, after the Capitals' roster seemingly checked every box in the regular season - a deep, stingy blue line, scoring from all four lines and one of the best goaltenders in the league the team struggled to grasp why that failed to translate into playoff success . Read More »

José Mourinho: Eric Bailly received 'wrong card' against Celta Vigo

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Both managers reverted to the teams that had started last week's first leg, which meant a United return for Paul Pogba, whose world-record transfer from Juventus is being investigated by Federation Internationale de Football Association. Celta continued to probe in the second half, with Guidetti thrashing inches wide from Sisto's lay-off and heading off-target from Mallo's cross. Running the rule over both games on ITV's Europa League highlights show was former United captain, Roy Keane, a ... Read More »

Drunk Capitals Fan Checks Female Penguins Fan To Ground Over Hockey Game

With the season on the line, the resilient Penguins did all the necessary things to win, all the things they hadn't been doing with regularity in the postseason, to reach the halfway point of their title defense. The Penguins have won the past four, most recently a 4-1 victory in the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season. Why the Ducks can win: If the Ducks could negate the speed of Connor McDavid and the Oilers in their Game 7 win on Wednesday, they can do it against any team remaining in ... Read More »

Packers' Montgomery still starting RB after draft

Moreover, he might be the only player in the draft who played for five different position coaches in as many seasons. With the selection of Biegel, the Packers addressed a need at outside linebacker - they lost Julius Peppers and Datone Jones in free agency - with an instinctive, hardworking and productive pass rusher who was a fan favorite at Wisconsin and will no doubt be a popular player in Green Bay. Read More »

NFL Draft: Who Made The Best Picks?

For example, Tom Brady of the New England Patriots was selected on the last day of the NFL Draft. At No. 185 overall, Cleveland added Florida defensive tackle Caleb Brantley before then adding Arizona State kicker Zane Gonzalez (224 overall) and North Carolina State running back Matt Dayes with the 252 overall pick, rounding out a strong draft for the Dawg Pound. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard ruled out of game six with ankle injury

Some people are saying that San Antonio stole that Game 5 victory, while others are saying the Rockets gave it away. With the Golden State Warriors already locked in for the Western Conference Finals - having swept the Utah Jazz - which team would be the best competitive match up against the Warriors, the San Antonio Spurs or the Houston Rockets? If they can't, the series may come down to Leonard's availability in a possible Game 7 . Read More »

No practice round is no problem for Mickelson

That lasted until he bogeyed three of his last four holes, one of them on the par-3 eighth when he had to make a 10-foot putt to keep it from being worse. World No.1 Dustin Johnson believes his world-beating form has given him the confidence to finally slay his demons at the Players Championship - and the world's best players agree. Read More »

Michael Carrick 'desperate' to win Europa League, praises 'winner' Jose Mourinho

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For all his mitigating talk of injuries and Europa League commitments, Manchester United's Jose Mourinho is struggling to throw off his reputation as a risk-averse manager whose teams no longer match their main rivals. May 24: Europa League final? Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain whipped over a teasing cross and when United defender Chris Smalling misjudged the flight of the ball, former United forward Welbeck was perfectly placed to bury his header past De Gea for just his second league goal this ... Read More »

Summer football for Celtic's Tom Rogic

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The Ulsterman took over from Norwegian boss Ronny Deila last summer and stands a William Hill Scottish Cup final win over Aberdeen away from clinching the domestic treble, having already picked up the PFA Scotland manager of the year award. Read More »

Escobar's homer, 4 RBIs lead Twins past White Sox

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Winners of eight of their last 12, the Twins vie for a sweep of a rain-shortened series on Thursday as they visit the White Sox for the finale of the set. Jorge Polanco and Mauer came home on Escobar's fourth homer of the season. That came on Matt Davidson's sixth-inning homer off Tyler Duffey that pulled the White Sox within one run and wiped out almost the last vestige of a 6-0 lead through two. Read More »

Matt Harvey issues apology, says he is 'extremely embarrassed'

Team security showed up to Harvey's Manhattan apartment around 10 p.m., according to Heyman. According to the New York Post , Harvey was stricken last week when he saw paparazzi photos of Lima and Edelman stepping out of a limo on their way to Rihanna's Met Gala after-party. Read More »

Spurs have Chance to Advance to Conference Finals

Leonard sprained his ankle during game 5 and was not available to play in the late stages of the game, missing the entire overtime period. Australian Patty Mills has stepped up again as the San Antonio Spurs clinched their NBA Western Conference semi-finals series with a commanding 114-75 win over Houston . Read More »

Kelly Oubre says K-State fans are the hardest on the Jayhawks

If the Celtics win Friday, they would open against Cleveland on Monday. We do know one thing for sure about Game 5 - Kelly Oubre is going to get booed. Both happened within the first four minutes. And the game wasn't competitive after the first half, so possessions were about maintaining the lead and eating time . Read More »

NBA Tipoff: Spurs look to close out Rockets with Kawhi Leonard ailing

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According to ESPN Stats & Information, the Spurs are now 5-0 in games without Leonard and Parker this season. And instead, San Antonio bemusedly decided they would just end things on Thursday. The third quarter continued with the Spurs playing dominant defense and excellent offense. MVP candidate Harden posted his usual big stat line (33 points, 10 rebounds and assists) but hit only four of 15 from behind the arc. Read More »

Judge cites common law doctrine in vacating Aaron's Hernandez's murder conviction

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She said the Commonwealth of MA was incorrect that the U.S. Supreme Court had rejected the doctrine. He was cut from the team hours after his arrest in Lloyd's killing. Patrick Bomberg said Hernandez "should not be able to accomplish in death what he could not accomplish in life". Lawyers for Hernandez had argued that the SJC had applied the legal doctrine “without exception, ” even in cases of suicide. Read More »

Jack Roush hopes Stenhouse's victory is just the beginning for RFR

It was a popular victory as it got legendary owner Jack Roush back in victory lane and Stenhouse celebrated with his fellow competitor and girlfriend Danica Patrick. That was a hard decision to make. Aric Almirola won the race, but he might not have if the caution had come out, as Joey Logano had taken the lead for a small part of the final lap. Read More »