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Kawhi says he'll play in Game 6, Spurs list him as questionable

The San Antonio Spurs are a victory away from eliminating the Houston Rockets and advancing to the Western Conference finals for the first time since winning the National Basketball Association title in 2014. "Kawhi's out", Popovich told reporters just before the game. Murray did not play in San Antonio after being the first choice to replace Parker. Leonard insists that he will play on Thursday, but he found himself on the bench down the stretch of Game 5 as he was unable to play at peak ... Read More »

Denard Robinson among eight vets invited to Bears minicamp


Robinson rushed for 144 yards on 41 attempts previous year with the Jaguars but he is going to have to show that he can do a lot better than that to see any touches with the Bears this season. Robinson was a quarterback while in school at MI, throwing 49 touchdowns and 39 interceptions in four years. Robinson's best season in the National Football League came in 2014, when he rushed for 582 yards and four touchdowns on 135 carries. Read More »

Judge vacates Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction


The 2013 guilty verdict rendered against Aaron Hernandez , the former New England Patriots star and convicted murderer who committed suicide in his prison cell last month, has been thrown out by a MA judge. Ursula Ward, the mother of Odin Lloyd, fought back tears as she addressed reporters Tuesday after a judge agreed to erase Hernandez's conviction in her son's 2013 murder. Read More »

How Celtics immediately sucked life out of Wizards in Game 5

Thomas racked up 4 assists in the first quarter and Bradley provided the points. Either the Celtics or Wizards will advance to face the defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals with that victor advancing to next month's NBA Finals. Read More »

Mourinho Wants This Bundesliga Star To Replace Rooney


But of course I'm a football player and I want to play football. What's more , sides that have won the first away leg of Europa League knockout tie from the last-16 onwards by one goal have won nine of the 12 returns since 2010/11, keeping a clean sheet in three of the last five of these since 2013/14. Read More »

Isco's away goal hands CL final berth to Real Madrid


Ramos said: "Not only do they have Alves, they also have Pipa (Higuain), (Mario) Mandzukic, (Giorgio) Chiellini.sparks are going to fly". The 31-year-old was speaking after Real secured a final showdown with the treble-chasing Italian superpowers after easing past Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night. Read More »

It's Manchester United v Ajax in the Europa League Final


We don't because we never kill, we never score goals related to the chances we have. "They [Celta] came as heroes, a small city, a small club that did amazingly well". Mourinho boasts a 100% record from six previous meetings with Ajax across his illustrious managerial career, although he insists that counts for nothing this time around. Read More »

Final against Juventus will be special, says Zinedine Zidane


Zinedine Zidane's next target should be to target domestic dominance to go with Real Madrid's exemplary record in the Champions League, says Michel Salgado. "Those first 20, 25 minutes will be in the history of the club". "Isco got between the lines and like always with his quality, he does damage to the opponent". Read More »

Cleveland Browns trade up to select Houston CB Howard Wilson

In the second round , the Browns once again hold their own pick, plus Houston's pick. Teams will have seven minutes in round two. That doesn't just mean in the first round, either, as teams can find value players and potential starters in the middle rounds as well. Read More »

Bouchard takes aim at Sharapova

Sharapova would not return fire on Thursday (NZT Friday) when asked if she had a reaction to the Bouchard comment. Sharapova will now meet Kristina Mladenovic who was a victor over Carla Suarez-Navarro. Despite being crushed in the first game, the youngster came back to win the match 1-6, 7-6 (1), 6-1. It cost her dearly as the former world number one broke in the next game to take the set. Read More »

Japan gets Ireland and Scotland at 2019 Rugby World Cup

Then, they faced Australia, England, Fiji and Uruguay and reached the quarter-finals in second place behind the Wallabies at the expense of the host nation. France are showing signs of considerable improvement under their new head coach Guy Novès, and Argentina are consistent top-drawer performers at World Cup tournaments. Read More »

Arsenal's Wenger aims to silence critics with Euro push


Stoke are unlikely to recoup the money they splashed out to bring him to the bet365 stadium, but Hughes is ready to sell if a deal can be struck. Arsene Wenger's Arsenal are fifth in the standings and have an outside chance of finishing in the top four for the 21st consecutive season. Read More »

Sunderland sunk in relegation from Premier League


The Pole, 37, has played in all but two league matches this season and Howe said: "Artur has been in great form of late and he was crucial for us in the Championship, transferring that into the Premier League". "There's no criticism of the players, of their effort or their commitment, Moyes said". Having taken just one point from a possible 45 on their travels, Hull's chorinic problmems on the road are in danger of dragging them under. Read More »

Rickie Fowler aces island-green 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass


Jordan Spieth is another who knows what it is like to play the kind of golf which swats aside all before him. Glen Murray's wife just had another baby, and Garcia told him to take the week off to help out at home.in his place is Jose Manuel Lara, and if the name sounds familiar to golf fans, it should. Read More »

Will FIFA U-17 World Cup bring Cristiano Ronaldo to India?


President Praful Patel, who arrived from Kuala Lumpur after attending AFC conference, revealed that they are trying to bring Ronaldo to India. We also are trying to interact with Ronaldo's agent. He would then make his way to Russian Federation for the Confederation Cup 2017, which begins on the June 17 and ends on July 2. Last week, Ronaldo became the first ever sportsperson to reach 100 million followers on Instagram. Read More »

John Wall, Wizards use two staggering runs to climb back in series


Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. Five takeaways from the Washington Wizards' 121-102 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series on Sunday at the Verizon Center. "Their attack in transition killed us". Washington coasted in the fourth period with great rebounding and defense. We were able to force a lot of turnovers. Read More »

Usual positions for Red Bull Racing in Spain


Ricciardo admitted that Red Bull's focus remained on aero improvement rather than any mechanical or structural changes. We have to expect to be where we are. As for the Australian himself, his sense of humour certainly doesn't require an upgrade. Mercedes has revealed the most striking vehicle upgrade among its top team rivals in Barcelona. Read More »

Forget his age, Marcus already has vast quality: Jose

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. "I remember that I still met him in the corridor for the press conferences, we shook hands again". We can't feel sorry for ourselves just because Marcus Rashford hit a good free-kick. Read More »

Wild celebrations await Chelsea if they win League today

Night games are always good and we always enjoy playing against the top teams and pitting ourselves against them. Victory at The Hawthorns will complete the first half of a possible league and cup double in Antonio Conte's first season in charge, with the west Londoners facing Arsenal in the FA Cup on 27 May. Read More »

Spurs vs Rockets in Game 6

That was before an overtime collapse led to Manu Ginobili and the San Antonio Spurs stealing the show and game 5 along with it. No one expected him to emerge as an important player for the Spurs in the playoffs, when Popovich shortens his bench and only uses players he trusts. Read More »

Mahrez still a top talent PL's heavyweights should be courting — Transfer Focus


STRATFORD, ENGLAND - MARCH 18: Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Leicester City at London Stadium on March 18, 2017 in Stratford, England. The likes of Alexis Sancez, Mesut Ozil, Lucas Perez and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are all rumoured to be on their way out of the Emirates. And that's because, although he hasn't been at his best this term, Mahrez is a quality Premier League player who can change a game in an instance. Read More »

Spurs star expects to play Game 6 against Houston Rockets

Though the Spurs won two of three regular-season meetings with Golden State, they know that this series will be much more hard than their previous meetings this season. They were one of the most exhilarating teams to watch compete nightly. During the playoffs, the Spurs are second in bench scoring, the Warriors on the other hand are ranked sixth. Read More »

Kelly Oubre explains why he snapped following Kelly Olynyk foul

Unlike their two losses in Boston, Washington didn't lose its large margin. Forward Kelly Oubre Jr . of the Washington Wizards has been suspended for Sunday's Game 4 against the Boston Celtics after being ejected for knocking a player to the floor, the National Basketball Association announced on Saturday. Read More »

Ajax Amsterdam reach Europa League final despite defeat at Lyon


Tempers flared shortly afterwards when United's Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly lashed out at John Guidetti, who fell to the ground, before Argentina worldwide Roncaglia got involved. Jose Mourinho has expressed concern over losing Eric Bailly for the Europa League final due to suspension. And Mourinho, speaking after the game, admitted that his players suffered against the Spaniards. Read More »

Herrera appeals to fans after award win


Arsene Wenger claims that his Arsenal side's 2-0 victory over Manchester United on Sunday night was not an individual triumph against Jose Mourinho. Mourinho said their cramped schedule, which includes a possible two further Europa League games, means they must win the tournament to qualify for next season's Champions League . Read More »