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Utah's Gobert leaves game after getting hurt on 1st play

The 2004 Pistons stick out like a sore thumb among champions for a reason: All but three NBA Finals participants since the millennium have employed a past or future MVP victor. Per Spurs PR's Jordan Howenstine, Kawhi Leonard scored in double figures in every game he played in this season. Game one is in Los Angeles on Saturday. Read More »

Tottenham produce another 4-goal show to thump Bournemouth

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Meanwhile, Real Madrid came from behind twice to beat Sporting Gijon 3-2 and remain in control of the Spanish La Liga title race. For Chelsea , only a trip to Everton looks awkward. With his tail up, Kane began to wreak havoc amongst the Cherries fragile back-line, but wasted a number of decent opportunities. Tottenham fans cheered in delight as the on-loan Arsenal midfielder hobbled off with a leg injury in the second-half. Read More »

Bottas beats Hamilton to claim maiden career pole position at Bahrain GP

A mistake on his first flying lap and a slow middle sector on his second left Sebastian Vettel 0.556s off the pace in third, while Bottas struggled to hook up all three sectors on his quick lap. When asked if he would discuss the matter with the Williams driver, Verstappen added: "Well he's a Brazilian - so there's not much to discuss". Vettel won in 2012 and 2013 during a glittering run of four straight titles with Red Bull. Read More »

Los Angeles Clippers vs. Utah Jazz - 4/15/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Clippers are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -5.5 points against the Jazz. All five starters scored in double figures for Los Angeles. "When there is adversity, we have to rise to it", he said. He lasted 13 seconds. The team went 15-26 on the road. Also, the Jazz have lost three of four games against the Clippers this year, which indicates that Los Angeles is well-equipped to handle Utah in the postseason. Read More »

Mourinho is "boiling" to beat Chelsea - Desailly

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Conte said: "Paul can change a game". Sacked by Chelsea midway through last season's car-crash title defence, he has had two deeply unpleasant experiences on his two trips to Stamford Bridge this season. "But we are still grinding, we are still pushing because we have the Europa League and the end of the Premier League". It's normal to be a conflict during the game but it's only a sporting conflict. Read More »

Bruins' Krejci, Miller out for Game 2

Trailing 3-1 to start the third, the Senators scored twice in a span of 2:20 to tie the game. The Senators will have to continue the pace they found in the second period, and may have gotten lucky with injuries piling up for the Bruins. The Bruins took a 3-1 lead late in the period with a power-play goal as Bergeron tipped David Pastrnak shot's at 16:01. Boston is the first team to win a playoff game with no shots on goal in any period since Washington on May 7, 1994, against the New York ... Read More »

Flyers, Devils match up with no shot at playoffs

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In the second, it was a goalie show. Philadelphia was officially eliminated from the playoff race Sunday Night but picked up a point in the overtime loss placing them 11th worst in the league with two games remaining. Keith Kinkaid made 35 saves in posting his first shutout of the season and helping the Devils win for only the third time in 21 games (3-14-4). Read More »

'Borussia Dortmund bus attack may not have Islamist links'

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The roadside blasts left Dortmund's Spanish global Marc Bartra and a policeman injured, with the bombs "containing metal pieces" detonating minutes after the team bus set off to play Tuesday night's match. "IS normally does not negotiate in such a way", said state prosecutor Frauke Koehler to German media. Former Barcelona defender Bartra, who had to undergo a wrist operation, left hospital on Saturday, but will be out of action for about four weeks. Read More »

US, Canada and Mexico announce joint bid for World Cup 2026

It has all played very nicely into the hands of CONCACAF whose three biggest members have, as expected, now officially announced their intention to bid for the 2026 World Cup. Gulati said the USA looked into making a solo bid - similar efforts to land the 2018 and 2022 World Cups failed - but he said he believed the proposal had a greater chance to be selected in coordination with Canada and Mexico . Read More »

National Hockey League roundup: Blues, Sharks both win in OT

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San Jose was one for six with the man advantage while Edmonton was one for three. "But I'm excited about things that are to come in the future because I think we're going to have a good team for a while". "That was the story of our power play", Pavelski said. McDavid's goal came with Milan Lucic in the box for high-sticking. He missed Game 1 due to a knee injury. Read More »

Garcia takes major title at last with Masters win

It's something I always hoped I would achieve but I didn't know if I was going to do it", he said. Rose certainly was convinced, the Olympic champion going toe-to-toe with Garcia in a back-nine battle that at times was like a heavyweight fight. Read More »

National Hockey League scores: Canadiens blanked by Rangers in playoff opener

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They can do that by keeping the puck out of their end, which means they'll have to be a much better possession team than they were in the regular season. "I'm still trying to get comfortable", he said yesterday. It doesn't really matter where you finish or what your record was against a team. Based on all reasonable metrics, the Habs are a top-three team in terms of overall defense. Read More »

Indongo beats Burns for super-lightweight title

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Burns was a gracious loser, saying the better man won. The Namibian was just in a different league in this fight, and there was nothing a determined Burns could do about it. "I don't think he will have ever experienced anything like what the punters at the Hydro have in store for him", smiled Burns. "The hunger is still there and that's what you need to drive yourself on". Read More »

Thompson denied Major win in controversial fashion

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She posted again Monday thanking her fans and congratulating the victor of the tournament, South Korea's So Yeon Ryu. A viewer emailed the LPGA on Sunday, and Thompson was told about the penalty during the middle of her round and that she would be docked two strokes for the movement of the ball and two more for signing an incorrect scorecard. Read More »

Cavs waive Sanders, sign 2 players for post-season

The Cleveland Cavaliers begin defense of their 2016 National Basketball Association championship Saturday afternoon against the Indiana Pacers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. Paul George will be appearing in his first playoff appearance since before the gruesome knee injury he endured in the summer of 2014. James said the Cavs' plan on the final play was not to let George beat them. Read More »

Nick Kyrgios guides Australia past USA in Davis Cup

Another Australian big server, Sam Groth, will team up with John Peers to take on Sam Querrey, who is no slouch in the service department, and Steve Johnson in Saturday's doubles before the reverse singles on Sunday. Now ranked No.16 in the world, Kyrgios has been one of the ATP Tour's form players over the last two months, beating Novak Djokovic twice and battling Roger Federer in a classic Miami Open semi-final, which has been described as one of the best non-grand slam matches ever seen. Read More »

Southampton Vs. Manchester City Live Stream

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With this victory, City have moved to third in the Premier League, one point above fourth-placed Liverpool who face West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. Southampton had only failed to score in three of their previous 14 home games, but they could barely muster a shot on target on Saturday. Read More »

Harry Kane on target as clinical Tottenham dismantle Bournemouth

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And Janssen rounded off the scoring with his first Premier League goal from open play in injury time, lashing home the rebound after his first strike had been blocked. But it's this starting eleven (with honorable mention to Fàbregas and Willian) that's gotten us this far; we should have confidence that they can see us through the rest of the way. Read More »

Bruins hoping to solve Senators

His loss also shined a brighter light on some of the Bruins' younger, inexperienced forwards, who largely were no-shows for at least the first two periods. And when you can win those games, win 'em ugly if you need to, it's a big win in your column. Dominic Moore deserves credit for his willingness to go to the front of the net and screen Craig Anderson while getting walloped. Read More »

Predicting the first round of the National Basketball Association playoffs

No. 1 Boston Celtics vs. If the Pacers beat Atlanta, Indiana willbe the No. 7 seed in the East . Golden State averaged 125 points per game and swept their first round opponent, Portland, in four regular season contests. But then you get there and there's one too many chaperones, the music kind of sucks, the girls are huddled in the corner, and the guys are all up against the wall. Read More »

Griezmann fails to rule out move to Madrid

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Real lead Barcelona by three points with eight games left, but the two face each other at the Bernabeu on April 23. Ramos was disappointed with Madrid's result but is now looking forward to a significant two weeks of the season, with league matches against Sporting Gijon and Barca plus a Champions League quarter-final tie with Bayern Munich coming up. Read More »

Henry Winter: Ibrahimovic is on hand for United's shot at salvation

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A United win would've been a statement of intent, making clear that the Red Devils were serious competitors in a top four race that they would extend to the very last days of the season. "If you want to win bigger then you have to create bigger". "It's one thing for Marcus Rashford, who comes a year ago with no responsibility and scores a goal". Read More »

Charlie Nicholas desperate for Arsene Wenger to clarify Arsenal future

Vyas argued that if the 67-year-old confirmed that he would be leaving the Emirates, the fans could come together in the coming weeks to celebrate all that he had achieved at the club. After such a long time to see that we lose a game the way we lost it, is of course very disappointing", he said . Townsend found himself free six meters out to turn in Zaha's cross and put Palace ahead and although Arsenal had more possession, Palace looked unsafe most times it went forward. Read More »