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Sports Astronomers Find Habitable Zone in Saturn's Moon
Author: 0 Astronomers Find Habitable Zone in Saturn's Moon

The space agency says Saturn's icy moon called Enceladus has nearly all the ingredients to support life. The Cassini project scientist, Linda Spilker, said, "Confirmation that the chemical energy for life exists within the ocean of a small moon of Saturn is an important milestone in our search for habitable worlds beyond Earth".

Author: 0 George insists comments were intended to motivate Pacers

But a Paul George three-pointer saw the Pacers close to within four points with 18.1 seconds remaining to set up a nervous finale as Cleveland's recent inability to close out wins reared its head once more. After he was critical of not getting the ball in his hands at the end of Game 1, Pacers forward Paul George spoke out about teammate Lance Stephenson following Game 2.

Author: 0 Blue Jackets beat Penguins 5-4 to avoid sweep

Columbus went up 3-0 at 4:49 of the second when Nutivaara scored off a rebound. The Penguins will try to finish off Columbus on Tuesday night. "Then we'll decided how to approach the rest of the series from there". And not only has each game been a marathon, they've been all out sprints. He let in multiple soft goals again, something that has been a theme for him this series, as well as his entire playoff career.

Sports Portland's Jusuf Nurkic out Game 2, Warriors' Kevin Durant questionable
Author: 0 Portland's Jusuf Nurkic out Game 2, Warriors' Kevin Durant questionable

Kevin Durant's 32-point, 10-rebound performance in Game 1 of the playoff series against the Trail Blazers was a huge reason why the Warriors coasted to an easy win. Nurkic missed the final seven games of the regular season with a nondisplaced fracture in his right leg. He also appeared in 72 regular season games, ultimately piloting the club to the Western Conference finals against the team he now plays for.

Author: 0 Warriors' Durant questionable for Game 2

The Blazers have lost all five games they've played against Golden State this season and 11 of their last 12 against the Warriors . Shaun Livingston (right index finger sprain and hand contusion) and Matt Barnes (sprained right foot/ankle) were also out, but didn't stop the Warriors from having their way on a night neither starting backcourt shot well.

Author: 0 NHL: Predators get 2-0 lead on Blackhawks

To suffocate any sense of hope the Blackhawks might have. Game 3 is Monday night in Toronto. It's uplifting to have a few hundred fans meet you at the airport and tell you how great you've been so far. SAP Center in San Jose was the site of the fewest Over results in the National Hockey League this season, as the Sharks were just 10-22-9 O/U there during the regular schedule.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton pushes Button for Monaco

The McLaren Honda Formula 1 Team have today been confirmed that Jenson Button will replace driver Fernando Alonso at the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix , when the Spaniard instead heads to America to take part in the Indianapolis 500. "I realise we won't have a realistic chance of repeating my 2009 victory but I think we'll have a opportunity to score world championship points", Button said.

Sports Chicago Bulls Beat Boston Celtics to Take 2-Game Lead
Author: 0 Chicago Bulls Beat Boston Celtics to Take 2-Game Lead

He scored 22 points as well as the clinching basket with 10 seconds remaining at home to the Bucks, while DeRozan had 23 points of his own. The No. 8 Chicago Bulls have not only defeated the No. "(The Bulls) came in and took (it), and we have to do the same thing", Crowder said. If they can ratchet up their defensive game a notch or two, then they won't end up suffering another heartbreaking loss, like the 106-102 failure during Game 1 .

Sports Westbrook relishes his triple-double moment
Author: 0 Westbrook relishes his triple-double moment

Kyrie Irving added 19 points and five assists . They weren't the only two with big numbers. "He's out of control", Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. "It's one of those nights, a special night, and something I definitely will never forget", Westbrook said. "And I think for Russell, he's a unique talent that he gets an opportunity every night because of his ability to impact the game in a lot of different ways".

Sports OU Awarded Multiple NCAA Postseason Events
Author: 0 OU Awarded Multiple NCAA Postseason Events

This will be the first time in school history the men's or women's teams in either sport will play host to the championships. Georgia has hosted 10 regionals, including one previous year. Past NCAA track and field championships have generated on average a $9-11 million economic impact, a release from JaxSports Council stated. The 2002, 2007and 2016 regionals have all been held at the LSU home course, the site of the 2021 regional, the University Club.

Sports Red Sox LHP Rodriguez goes on paternity leave
Author: 0 Red Sox LHP Rodriguez goes on paternity leave

Blue Jays starter Marcus Stroman (1-2) went 5 2/3 innings, allowing six earned on 11 hits. Announced attendance was 29,281 and the game took three hours 48 minutes to play. Sale, who has allowed three earned runs in 21 2/3 innings (three starts) this season, dominated Toronto in two starts a year ago. Russell, Tulowitzki and Martin both got on via errors .

Sports Real Madrid held at home by Atletico Madrid
Author: 0 Real Madrid held at home by Atletico Madrid

Here is how you can live stream the match online and watch on TV. And with strike partner Kevin Gameiro out with a left-leg injury, the burden will be even greater. 'As I often say, I am here. Real took time to truly get going but they soon found their rhythm, testing Jan Oblak for the first time 15 minutes in through a well-struck strike from Cristiano Ronaldo 25 yards out.

Sports Lack of influence cost Scotland players in Lions selection - Gordon Bulloch
Author: 0 Lack of influence cost Scotland players in Lions selection - Gordon Bulloch

So when he saw the name "Gats" flash up on his phone in a supermarket vehicle park, he thought he was victim of a hoax by his Cardiff Blues team-mates. The Lions have won just one series in 11 trips to New Zealand, 2-1 in 1971, and were demolished 3-0 on their last visit in 2005 by a rampant All Blacks side led by Dan Carter.

Author: 0 Durant doubtful for Blazers clash

Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant nearly matched Portland's dynamic duo, netting in a combined total of 61 points, allowing them to pull away in the fourth quarter for the victory. Butler scored 10 straight points to put the Bulls back in front early in the fourth, the first of three lead changes in the fourth quarter. He had 27 of the points in the first half.

Author: 0 Gronkowski pops into White House briefing

The 27-year-old was no stranger to the White House , having visited former president Barack Obama after the Super Bowl XLIX win in 2015. Seven members of the team did not attend the White House event, including some who said they were skipping it for political reasons.

Author: 0 Mbappe, Falcao send Monaco into semi-finals

The home leg in Germany was overshadowed by an attack on the Dortmund team bus as it headed to the stadium . Thomas Tuchel: "We need to play well and I am convinced we are capable of doing it". Apart from the long-term injured Mario Goetze, Andre Schuerrle and Sebastian Rode - as well as Marc Bartra, who was wounded in the bomb attack on the team bus - manager Thomas Tuchel has a full contingent to choose from.

Author: 0 UFC 210 Ended With A Couple Surprises

Cormier lived up to his words, defeating Johnson by second-round submission via rear-naked choke to retain the UFC light heavyweight championship. Cormier started his career as a heavyweight and, at 38 years old, will only find making the 205lb light heavyweight limit gets more hard for him - but this is hardly ideal preparation for his title defence in the main event on Saturday.

Author: 0 Leonard scores 37, Spurs grab 2-0 series lead

But when it comes to the game, I'm not sure", Conley said when asked if he believed the officials respect him on the court. "Zach Randolph, the most rugged guy in the game, has zero free throws, but somehow Kawhi Leonard had 19 free throws?" Overall, we shot ball in the paint 35 times and had 15 free-throws - for the game.

Sports NHL Playoffs: Canadiens beat Rangers 4-3 in OT
Author: 0 NHL Playoffs: Canadiens beat Rangers 4-3 in OT

Carey Price stopped 30 of 32 shots for the Canadiens , who received their lone goal from Torey Mitchell. They're a good team; they're a fast team; they create a lot. Canadiens coach Claude Julien will happily take the result of his team's efforts. Asked if losing the lead and the game may affect his team, Vigneault said: "When the puck drops on Sunday, we won't remember that".

Author: 0 Dubnyk, Wild beat Blues 2-0 to avoid elimination

Coyle was in the right place at the right time. After scoring the deciding goal in Game 4, Koivu willed the Wild to victory in Game 5 at Dallas, scoring the tying goal with 3:09 remaining and bagging the overtime victor to haul the series back to St.

Sports Ichiro slugs HR in possible last Safeco at-bat
Author: 0 Ichiro slugs HR in possible last Safeco at-bat

Cano and Cruz hit consecutive first-inning homers, Miranda pitched seven scoreless innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 Monday night in Ichiro Suzuki's first visit to Safeco Field as a member of the 3,000-hit club.

Sports Serena expecting baby this year, confirms spokesperson
Author: 0 Serena expecting baby this year, confirms spokesperson

She has not competed since, citing a knee injury when withdrawing from tournaments at Indian Wells, California, and Key Biscayne, Florida. Tennis star Serena Williams , the highest paid female athlete in the world , is expecting her first child sometime this fall .

Author: 0 Easy choice: Browns CB Haden wants Garrett with No. 1 pick

The NFL Trade Value Chart has the Jets winning their version of the trade by 158 points, the equivalent of a mid 3rd rounder. Berry added, "There are only so few players that walk the Earth who can play quarterback in the National Football League".

Author: 0 Colin Miller ready to return for Bruins tonight

They were down three goals, they had nothing to lose and they went for it and scored two quick goals. "It (Wednesday's game) is going to probably be the most intense game of the series so far". Fortunately for them, the Senators rebounded to take the 2-1 series lead in overtime, but not without instilling doubt about this team's ability to hold leads.

Author: 0 Leafs' Andersen forced to exit game after hit to head

But dwelling on what might have been for Toronto stopped the second the final buzzer hit zero. "It's fun to talk about the kids because everyone thinks they are going to get better, but we wouldn't be here without good veterans leading the way", Babcock said.

Sports Man Utd stun Chelsea to open up PL title race
Author: 0 Man Utd stun Chelsea to open up PL title race

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera fears for his place at Old Trafford and is determined to keep pleasing manager Jose Mourinho as the Red Devils prepare for a busy summer transfer window. Although Chelsea began well after kickoff, it was a controversial handball decision that went against them and led to the first goal. Tottenham are on a run of seven straight league wins - their best sequence in 50 years - and Conte knows his side are in for a battle beneath the Wembley arch.

Author: 0 DH Ramirez leaves game with left leg injury

When you have that, you get pretty comfortable, pretty quick". Manager John Farrell said he might face ace lefty David Price in a simulated game this week. Chris Sale earned the win, his first for his new team. "The way he's been throwing it doesn't take a lot, does it?" said Moreland, whose homer was just the fifth by the team in 11 games.

Sports Red Bull loses speed when it matters in F1 Bahrain qualifying
Author: 0 Red Bull loses speed when it matters in F1 Bahrain qualifying

I felt really good in the auto. "Last week I was pretty pessimistic about us being on the podium in equal conditions, but maybe it will be sooner than we think". Mercedes is still too quick. Without a Red Bull that can in short time consistently match the speed of the two top teams it may be Ricciardo's race in 2017 will remain within his own garage.

Sports Grieving Isaiah Thomas to play Game 2, then fly to funeral
Author: 0 Grieving Isaiah Thomas to play Game 2, then fly to funeral

Or you could look at the rebound disparity between the two teams in the first two games of the series: Chicago center Robin Lopez has always been one of the most influential offensive rebounders in the National Basketball Association, if not the single best, for years, but Lopez against the Celtics' bigs has created a comically lopsided matchup.

Sports NBA Playoffs 2017: Did David Fizdale's Rant Motivate the Grizzlies?
Author: 0 NBA Playoffs 2017: Did David Fizdale's Rant Motivate the Grizzlies?

On Wednesday , Fizdale was hit with a $30,000 fine from the National Basketball Association for criticizing officials for the free-throw discrepancy between the Grizzlies and Spurs. After initially saying he needed to "have a glass of wine on the plane" to analyze what happened, Fizdale unleashed a almost two-minute tirade during a postgame interview that grew increasingly louder.

Author: 0 Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in his prison cell

Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for a murder conviction and just days ago was acquitted of a double murder, died after hanging himself in his prison cell Wednesday, April 19, 2017, MA prisons officials said. The civil case against Hernandez is also likely to be dropped, he said. Friends also were grieving in CT, where Hernandez was raised. He isn't the first inmate to have taken his life at the maximum security prison.

Sports Kenyans take the honours in Boston Marathon
Author: 0 Kenyans take the honours in Boston Marathon

We keep getting closer". "The crowds were very excited, cheering, 'U-S-A, ' so I tried to feed off that energy", she said . "It makes you realize they're all human too, it kind of normalizes it for you". So that meant a lot for me to finish. "It was an extremely stacked year from the elite angle", Ayr said. In the clip, Granville - of Carbondale, Pennsylvania - is seen hoisting his race partner on his back and carrying her to the end of the race.

Sports Phil Simms headed to CBS studio spot on 'NFL Today'
Author: 0 Phil Simms headed to CBS studio spot on 'NFL Today'

Joe Namath, left, and Phil Simms stand at mid field for the coin toss before the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Feb. That opened up a spot for Simms, who had always been Jim Nantz's broadcast partner in CBS's No. 1 booth until the network replaced him with Romo, who never had previously worked in broadcasting.

Sports Cavs hold off Pacers in Game 2
Author: 0 Cavs hold off Pacers in Game 2

This year it seems that George won't be able to overcome the Cleveland Cavaliers , not just because of James and the rest of the Big Three (Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love ), but because of his inability to step up as the leader of the Pacers in crucial game-time situations.

Sports Fowler Hits 1st 2 Cards HRs in 2-1 Win
Author: 0 Fowler Hits 1st 2 Cards HRs in 2-1 Win

Lance Lynn pitched seven shutout innings, Kolten Wong homered and the St. Louis Cardinals stopped a three-game losing streak, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 Monday night. McCutchen was moved from center to right this spring so the Pirates could shift Marte from left to center. Cody Allen loaded the bases in the ninth, but he completed his third save by getting Joe Mauer to fly out to center field.

Sports Barca blitz Sevilla with awesome first-half display
Author: 0 Barca blitz Sevilla with awesome first-half display

They started off strong, as Lionel Messi's first shot of the game smacked off the crossbar inside the opening four minutes. Brazil global Neymar took a back seat as Barca recorded a 3-0 LaLiga win over Sevilla on Wednesday, Messi scoring a first-half brace after Luis Suarez's opener.

Author: 0 Klopp admits Liverpool were lucky to beat Stoke

Stationed in third place in the English Premier League, Liverpool will have to make due for the rest of the season without the services of its top scorer. Jamie Redknapp thinks Liverpool need a player like Tottenham ace Son Heung-min. He saw out a further 20 minutes against Bournemouth on Wednesday but, after the game, manager Jurgen Klopp revealed that he had had no choice but to withdraw his side's playmaker.

Sports Kevin Durant won't play for Warriors in Game 2 of playoffs
Author: 0 Kevin Durant won't play for Warriors in Game 2 of playoffs

ET game against the Trail Blazers. Past experience - nearly a month's worth of it - of playing without Kevin Durant gave the Golden State Warriors confidence and helped them lock up the No. They have an identity of how they want to play. In the grand scheme of things, Kerr should be willing to jeopardize a game early in the playoffs to ensure Durant's health.