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Championship run remains 'ultimate goal' for Houston Rockets' superstars


I can't wait for tomorrow night! I can always count on Thibs to have the right kind of game plan going. They may get punched in the mouth (so to speak) but it may make the team better going forward. The numbers say it's a bad idea but sometimes things change in the playoffs. The Rockets have been on a championship mission since ruining Golden State's banner-raising ceremony on Opening Night. Read More »

NFL Draft Rumors 2018: Browns Considering 2 QBs With Top Picks

Dorsey stepped carefully around questions asking about who his top-ranked quarterback is or who the team will take first overall, repeatedly falling back on the phrase "the draft is seven days away". "Any team that wants to draft me and bless me with the opportunity to play for their franchise is a blessing. That's how I look at things". Obviously, Bob Quinn and Patricia have their own analysis of Davenport and how he might fit into their schemes, so, we'll see what the Lions think ... Read More »

Simmons, Embiid Power 76ers To Victory


Zorro handled the sword with the same brilliance that Eric Clapton tickles the guitar. Among those in the sold-out crowd were former Heat point guards Mario Chalmers and Jason Williams, the starters on Miami's three National Basketball Association championship teams. Read More »

Liverpool's best is yet to come, says Jürgen Klopp

West Brom would be 12th in the table on 37 points if matches finished at half-time. The bottom-placed Baggies have been in free fall for much of the season, winning just four games. He has scored as many as 30 goals in the Premier League , assisting nine times. The Liverpool manager also said that he will field a very strong team against West Brom even with the Champions League game against Roma on the horizon. Read More »

IPL 2018 | CSK vs RR, match 17: Stats review


For Rahul Tripathi, a Pune boy who plays his domestic cricket for Maharashtra at the MCA Stadium, this was a night to forget. Shane Watson was declared Man of the Match. Bravo remained unbeaten on 24 runs facing 16 balls. On Sunday, he will up against a bowler whose expertise is swinging the ball both ways, at pace. Shardul Thakur took 2 for 18 in three overs as Shane Watson was given the "Man of the Match" award for his all-round performance of a century and a wicket in the three ... Read More »

Mourinho urges Man Utd stars to change their attitude


But we feel very comfortable at Wembley ". The 22-year-old was given a surprise start on Wednesday evening as Jose Mourinho's side secured a 2-0 win away to Bournemouth on Wednesday evening. He has 12 goals in 11 FA Cup games and has scored in every round this season . Gary Mabbutt, FA Cup-winning captain and Simon Peach, chief football writer at the Press Association, take a look at Saturday's FA Cup semi-final against United. Read More »

Popovich In Mourning; Won't Coach Thursday Night's Game


When he offered prickly answers to sideline reporters or during news conferences, Popovich would return home and face her scowl. As a team, I guess you show your support and then respect trying to go out there and compete even harder than you ever did. Read More »

Saquon Barkley's agents don't want him going to Browns


It sure sounded like he'd be the pick. The team is expected to select a QB with the first choice. In 2017, his last with the Chiefs, he traded the 27th pick, a third round pick in 2017 and Kansas City's 2018 first-round pick to the Bills so he could draft quarterback Patrick Mahomes. Read More »

Cesc Fabregas: 'I owe Arsene Wenger for my career'

Their title ambitions may have crumbled but in May 2014, after nine long years, Arsenal finally ended their trophy drought at Wembley by defeating Hull in the FA Cup final. Yet Klopp said Wenger's status as a visionary will remain. What memories do you have of Arsene Wenger? "He now deserves the most incredible send off from all in the coming weeks". Read More »

Bruins take 3-1 lead; Caps- Blue Jackets series tied 2-2


Tomas Plekanec scored the lone goal for the Leafs, who got 18 saves from Frederik Andersen . SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Joonas Donskoi scored one goal and set up another to start a four-goal barrage in the second period and San Jose raced past Anaheim for the third straight game to take a 3-0 series lead . Read More »

Jose Mourinho: We're too inconsistent


After United lost the last-ever Manchester derby at Maine Road prior to City's move to the Etihad Stadium in 2003, Ferguson made no attempt to hide his fury with his team after the game. But they remain ten points above the relegation zone and should be sure of top-flight football for another season. But could be even better. He said: "Personally, I don't believe in returns, but there are exceptions". Read More »

EPL: Chelsea win, Leicester and Southampton draw


Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. Eight points separated Chelsea from Tottenham, and more importantly the final Champions League spot, when they kicked off, so it wasn't a shock to see Conte make six changes to his side, with an eye on Sunday's FA Cup semi final with Southampton . Read More »

Sixers center Joel Embiid returns for Game 3 against Heat


We anticipate Philadelphia will be a slight favorite. Hassan Whiteside was mired in foul trouble and ineffective, finishing the night all of 1 for 1 from the field for 5 points. Winslow scored 10 points in the first frame. Reserve forward Justise Winslow provided a spark off the bench and chipped in 19 points. Philadelphia landed the first blow, going on a 15-3 run in the first quarter to take a 32-21 lead. Read More »

Pelicans Take 2-0 Lead Over Portland, Jrue Holiday Shines


At times the arena thundered with boos and chants of "ref you suck!" and things simply refused to fall the Blazer's way. Sign up for RG Newsletters and get the news delivered directly to your inbox. Turner said he hoped to be back for Game 4. New Orleans is 5-0 ATS with 3 unders and 2 overs over their last five games. Davis had 35 points and Rondo had 17 assists to tie the franchise record. Read More »

National Basketball Association wrap: LeBron James helps Cavs even series


The Cavs had LeBron , and LeBron playgrounded the Pacers , and wouldn't let the Cavs lose. On a night when beast mode was necessary, beast mode it was for the world's greatest player. But James himself noticed the critical play of Korver. X-rays were negative, however, and both Love and coach Tyronn Lue downplayed the incident after the game. Read More »

Rafael Nadal Ready To Return To Action After Injury Lay-Off


The Spaniard looked quite good at the Australian Open before getting injured in the quarterfinal against Cilic, being forced to retire. Nadal had expected to make his comeback in Acapulco, but the injury flared up again during a last practice session with French player Adrian Mannarino. Read More »

Paul Pogba To Start For Man Utd In Saturday's FA Semi-Final


When we have that resolved we can think about third and second place. We lost against Huddersfield Town , we lost against Newcastle United . The goals were scored by Chris Smalling and Romelu Lukaku , as Jose Mourinho's team brushed aside an unconvincing Bournemouth , making sure their stay in second place stayed safe. Read More »

Four prospects who could be surprise first-rounders

One of this year's top quarterback prospects, UCLA's Josh Rosen , was reported in December to be "hesitant to declare for next year's National Football League draft if he knew that Cleveland was going to take him". That means mock draft season has reached its peak. Former Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield will visit the Arizona Cardinals on Wednesday, the last day teams can bring draft prospects to their facilities, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter . Read More »

Real Madrid back in 3rd place after 2-1 win over Malaga


The most prestigious club competition in the world of soccer is getting closer to crowning a champion. Organizers announced the full schedule Tuesday, with 17 matches at 14 USA venues, plus 16 in five European markets and Singapore. Kepa appeared to have sealed the victory for Athletic when he made a great save against Lucas Vazquez, but Luka Modric sent a ball into the crush in front of the visiting goal and Ronaldo managed to divert it into the net to save Real Madrid from an ... Read More »

Jets defenseman Josh Morrissey suspended 1 game


Morrissey will not be eligible for Game 5 at Winnipeg on Friday (7:30 p.m. ET; USA, SN, TVAS2, FS-N). The Jets would look uponDustin Byfuglien to carry the load of the minutes while Morrissey is serving his suspension. The Thunder Bay, Ont., native was slow to gain his footing and skated gingerly to the Minnesota bench. "Tough. I'm all for playing hard, I love it, it's part of the game but that wasn't a good play". Read More »

Sixers' Joel Embiid doubtful to play In Game 3 vs. Heat


He has cleared the NBA's concussion protocol but has not yet been cleared to take contact. The playoff slogan "Phila Unite" is one that is universal wherever the Sixers go, not just in Philadelphia. That's second chance points. Last year, he hit that mark in 17 percent of his games. The 76ers were bad from three-point range in their loss to the Heat, hitting only seven-of-36 shots (19 per cent), including only two threes in 18 attempts in the first half. Read More »

Rohit trumps Kohli as Mumbai get first win


In the next over, pacer Mohammad Siraj was taken for 16 runs . He and Lewis instantly set about swinging the clash in their favour, and Mumbai had progressed to a more than respectable 60 for two at the end of the powerplay, thanks in part to one Washington Sundar over that yielded 19. Read More »

Surgery for Manchester City star Aguero


Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has picked out the precise result that gave him confidence his side could win the Premier League this season. City's top priority in the close-season will be securing the services of former Bayern Munich and Barcelona chief Guardiola, who also led his team to League Cup glory in February, for longer than the one year remaining on his contract. Read More »