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Sports German prosecutors: detained Iraqi fought for IS
Author: 0 German prosecutors: detained Iraqi fought for IS

UEFA spokesman Pedro Pinto told The Associated Press the governing body was in touch with all parties. "But we don't know yet how that's supposed to happen". We didn't get the time. We had the feeling today everybody that we are not in the best shape, not focused enough for football. "We aren't animals, we're humans, who have family and children at home", said the Greece worldwide.

Sports 5 keys to Chelsea and Tottenham's FA Cup semifinal clash
Author: 0 5 keys to Chelsea and Tottenham's FA Cup semifinal clash

Spurs, who return to Wembley tomorrow to take on Chelsea in one of two FA Cup semifinals, must stick the 4-2-3-1 formation that has led to so much recent success. He has been Tottenham's main creator this season. "With six games to go we have 71 points". Chelsea lost their last match against Manchester United - they've not lost back-to-back games in all competitions since April 2016 (vs Swansea and Man City).

Author: 0 Pochettino hails 'fantastic' Spurs after 4-0 rout of Watford

Pochettino believes Kane is as influential to Tottenham as Messi is to La Liga title-holder Barcelona, saying it is insane to question the 23-year-old's importance at White Hart Lane following three successive victories in his absence.

Sports Banner moment: Chicago Cubs finally raise championship flag
Author: 0 Banner moment: Chicago Cubs finally raise championship flag

The rain eventually stopped, and the party resumed. So, yeah, a lot has changed in the world since then. The cold air was followed by a storm, delaying the ceremonies for almost two hours and threatening to put a damper on the much-anticipated evening.

Sports Chicago Bulls accomplish rare feat with win over Boston Celtics
Author: 0 Chicago Bulls accomplish rare feat with win over Boston Celtics

At rear is Bull's guard Rajon. Boston , seeded first in the Eastern Conference, will host Game 2 on Tuesday. Their output has caught up to those desires so far during the postseason. Paul Zipser was the man for Chicago during Game 2 . Bulls: Outrebounded the Celtics 32-16 in the first half, including 16 offensive rebounds. "And one thing I learned is through adverse situations, this team sticks together", Wade said.

Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Sells 906000 Units In March 2017 For North America

Nintendo also confirmed that Breath of the Wild is its fastest-selling launch title ever in the United States. So it's not that hard to believe Nintendo's boast that it was able to sell more than 906,000 Nintendo Switches in March, as least in the U.S.

Sports MVP favorites James Harden, Russell Westbrook in first-round showdown
Author: 0 MVP favorites James Harden, Russell Westbrook in first-round showdown

Game 2 in the first-round series is Tuesday night in Boston. Westbrook had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 7 assists, but made just 6 of 23 shots and had 9 turnovers for the sixth-seeded Thunder. My dad told me that when I was younger, 'You got one friend and your friend is Spalding.' At the time maybe it was Wilson or some other shit. Rockets: Capela missed a few minutes in the second quarter to receive three stitches in his lip.

Author: 0 Heat Keeps Playoff Hopes Alive, Top Cavs In Thrilling OT Win

During the offseason, the Bulls signed Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo , two faces that didn't exactly make an easy transition. With the season on the line, reserve guard Tyler Johnson came up big-time for the Miami Heat. The Celtics are the sixth different franchise to grab the No. 1 seed in the East in the past six seasons — Chicago did in 2012, followed by Miami , Indiana, Atlanta, Cleveland and now Boston.

Author: 0 Oilers defence stepping up in Sharks series

After being throttled by the younger and faster Oilers the past two games, the Sharks went back to the same successful formula that carried them to the Stanley Cup Final a year ago. Even the struggling power play that had scored only once and allowed two short-handed goals in the first three games got into the action. San Jose needed overtime to win Game 1 , and DeBoer said neither team will advance to the second round quickly.

Author: 0 Serena is Pregnant, May Be Out for Rest of Tennis Season

The tennis superstar, who will return to No1 next week, will thus miss the rest of the 2017 season, though the announcement added that Williams aims to return to action in 2018, the year in which she turns 37. Tennis legend Serena Williams , who is arguably the greatest female tennis player to have played the sport, confirmed on Wednesday that she was pregnant and was expecting her first baby this year.

Sports Gerald Green to start in Game 3
Author: 0 Gerald Green to start in Game 3

Rajon Rondo #9 of the Chicago Bulls goes to the basket against the Boston Celtics during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the 2017 NBA Playoffs on April 18, 2017 at TD Garden in Boston, MA. Green, who hasn't seen the floor since Game 1 when he clocked in 5:34, will look to give the Celtics a boost offensively while causing mismatch problems for Chicago's big men.

Author: 0 James Harden's triple-double helps Houston Rockets edge Minnesota Timberwolves

Westbrook and Beverley also have history - the two collided during the 2013 National Basketball Association playoffs with Westbrook suffering a knee injury that forced him to miss the rest of the postseason. While Mike D'Antonio has put forth some of the best offenses in National Basketball Association history, his regular season success hasn't translated to the playoffs.

Sports Lawyer wants Patriots' payout in Hernandez case
Author: 0 Lawyer wants Patriots' payout in Hernandez case

MA prison officials say former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez has hanged himself in his cell and pronounced dead at a hospital. Evidence includes the three suicide notes reportedly found in Hernandez's cell, his other writings, cell-block logs and recordings and all other physical evidence.

Author: 0 Cahill treated for small kidney stone; doubtful for FA Cup semi

Former England global Terry this week announced his 22-year stay at Chelsea will end. Chelsea are preparing for not only FA Cup glory but Premier League success, as they face three games in eight days. Saturday night's match would have been a fitting final between the two teams now separated by only four points at the top of the Premier League and their superior class was recognised this week when the PFA team of the year contained four players from each club.

Author: 0 Mourinho: My tactics totally controlled Chelsea

Cup (1-0) - but Mourinho got his own back against his former club this time. Manchester United's Ashley Young during the EPL match at home to Chelsea April 16, 2017. "Against Crystal Palace [a 2-1 defeat] we didn't deserve to lose". "I was convinced even before the Cup game that controlling the two players [Hazard and Pedro] who play behind Diego Costa.

Author: 0 Nintendo Switch is Nintendo's fastest-selling console

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game sold over 1.3 million units*. What's even more interesting in these numbers are the sale figures Nintendo shared for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Breath of the Wild quickly became one of the highest-reviewed games of all time when it launched with the Switch, which made everyone want to play it immediately.

Sports Bama LB Reuben Foster failed drug test at NFL Combine
Author: 0 Bama LB Reuben Foster failed drug test at NFL Combine

Based on the provisions of the NFL's policy and program for substances of abuse, "this will be treated like a positive test". Alabama's All-American linebacker said he has already been telling teams of the failed drug test, and says it was a result of trying to rehydrate after feeling sick from what he believed was food poisoning.

Author: 0 Sunderland fan fury exposes David Moyes' decline and could spark his fall

We've tried various combinations trying to find ways of scoring, but we got a goal from a direct set-piece and we scrambled the second goal to get two each. He said: "I can only judge on what I see and I thought he played well". "The support have been fantastic and when a manger's not doing well, a team's not doing well they deserve to take their frustrations out on somebody".

Author: 0 Vikings to open season on Monday Night Football at home against Saints

According to The Advocate's Nick Underhill, the New Orleans Saints are going to be part of the Monday Night Football doubleheader to start the 2017 season, taking on the Minnesota Vikings . Cooks produced back-to-back seasons of 1,100-plus receiving yards in his second and third years with the Saints. Landry had 94 catches for 1,136 yards and four touchdowns previous year, following a second National Football League season in which he caught 110 passes for 1,157 yards and four scores.

Author: 0 Win and stay home: Heat beat Wizards 110-102, miss playoffs

Goran Dragic scored 28 points but Miami fell short of reaching the playoffs despite a win over Washington . These three are fundamental assets to the Nets organization and would be instrumental if they wanted to play the Bulls. You can't play tight. The Washington Wizards look for another win after splitting their last eight games. And we've done the same thing. The Bulls could be without veteran point guard Rajon Rondo , who has missed the past three games because of a sprained right ...

Author: 0 Why Celtics Have Struggled In The Playoffs

Whenever we're passing the ball we're told shoot it if you're open. "So to get the news [Thursday] night was very tough". Rondo is showing the same numbers that he has while he was still playing with the Celtics. And we need that. Because he's gonna make sure he's prepared, the last guy on the bench is prepared. Now that the series shifts back to Chicago , losing homecourt advantage could prove costly for the Celtics.

Sports Royals Fall to Rangers in 13 Innings
Author: 0 Royals Fall to Rangers in 13 Innings

Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus watches his fly out to right in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, April 20, 2017. Gallo's double was the first hit for the Rangers since Jonathan Lucroy's leadoff double in the fifth. "I think what you saw tonight was two struggling offences facing off against some pretty darn good pitching, on both sides", Royals manager Ned Yost said.

Author: 0 Sharks beat Oilers in first game of Stanley Cup Playoffs 2017

The last time the Oilers scored two shorthanded goals in a playoff game was the 1986 Smythe Division Final against the Calgary Flames. If the Sharks are to win this series, they'll need their depth players to outplay the Oilers' , limit Connor McDavid and Edmonton's transition opportunities, as they did in Game 1 .

Author: 0 New York Rangers Look to Even the Score Against Montreal

However, turnovers continued to haunt the Canadiens, the first of which was another turnover by the normally reliable Benn when he fanned on a point shot that sent the Rangers the other way on a three on one break that Price and some sloppy passing by NY nullified.

Sports Post Chinese GP win, Hamilton predicts 'closest' fight with Vettel
Author: 0 Post Chinese GP win, Hamilton predicts 'closest' fight with Vettel

Vettel started from second on the grid but positioned his vehicle way to the left of his grid box, ostensibly to avoid oil and wet patches on the run down to Turn 1. They were quite strong in the back straight. "He is performing at his best-he is rapid out there-so when I am able to get ahead it is a compliment and vice versa".

Author: 0 NHL PLAYOFFS: Senators outlast Bruins to take series lead

It didn't take long for the game to end after that, but it did not go in favor of the B's, as Ryan spoiled the possible comeback for Boston as he scored on Rask at the 5:43 mark. A poor start was made even worse just 25 seconds later, as a breakdown in front of Rask led to Ottawa's second goal of the night. More importantly, they've held Brad Marchand, David Pastrnak and Patrice Bergeron to a combined two goals and five points (one of those goals coming on the power play).

Author: 0 Raptors forward Ibaka a game-time decision for Game 2 against Bucks

Combined, the two bigs were 2-for-13 in that first 24 minutes but in the second half went 7-for-11, including three three's from Ibaka, who had one in the first. The way he played, though, it was clear that he didn't have to force anything in order to be effective. The Raptors went on an 18-2 run in the third quarter, on the back of some great defensive plays by Ibaka.

Author: 0 Russell Westbrook Breaks NBA Record for Single-Season Triple-Doubles

It's something I could never dream about growing up in inner-city Los Angeles". "Obviously, triple-doubles are a great thing, but the way he played the game, the era when he played the game, to allow guys like me to be able basketball and be able to do things like this".

Sports Ingles key to Jazz's match-winning play
Author: 0 Ingles key to Jazz's match-winning play

He's a competitor, he's a fighter. Watch Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Clippers Game 2 postseason by using the guide which given below. Look for the Vivant Smart Home Arena to be a hostile environment for the Clippers in Game 3. The Jazz interior defense struggled to help, like when Joe Johnson took the bait on a Paul Pierce pass fake and Pierce cruised to the cup like a red carpet was rolled out before him and laid it in- two of the Clipper's astounding 60 points in the paint for the game.

Sports NBA Playoff Odds Chicago Bulls at Boston Celtics Game 2 Start Time
Author: 0 NBA Playoff Odds Chicago Bulls at Boston Celtics Game 2 Start Time

Thomas was present for a film session and walk-through Monday, but did not speak with the media. Isaiah Thomas , who lost his 22-year old sister to a vehicle accident a day before Game 1 , put up a gallant performance with 33 points. "We're like this", Jimmy Butler said, balling up his fist to show the team's tightness after a regular season with occasional fractures. "I think we did everything we wanted tonight".

Author: 0 Celtics Hit Trouble, Russell Westbrook Sets Record

Because, as much of a monster as Westbrook was through the first three quarters , he was on the wrong side of a nightmarish fourth-quarter performance. ERIC GORDON , who scored 22 points, on the inspiration he and fellow Houston reserve guard gave to the team. The Thunder acquired Oladipo in a draft-night deal with Orlando previous year, and it looked like he would be the team's third option.

Sports Celtics embarrassed by 8-seed Bulls, down 0-2 heading to Chicago
Author: 0 Celtics embarrassed by 8-seed Bulls, down 0-2 heading to Chicago

The Celtics host the Bulls Tuesday night in Game 2 , looking to even up the best-of-seven series . Their output has caught up to those desires so far during the postseason. While Butler may be hard to shut down, Avery Bradley and the Celtics did a great job of limiting Chicago's star to just 7 first half points. But I think obviously we're going to have to play more purposeful offense that will help our defense.

Author: 0 Wild Lose In Game 2

Eric Staal broke in all alone, slid the puck wide. "Obviously, ( Jake Allen ) is playing pretty well", Boudreau said. Marco Scandella had a chance at a wide open net, and KYLE BRODZIAK got his stick on it to deny him. Deserving has nothing to do with it when you score three goals in three games. The Blues now have the chance to do what many thought was undoable at the start of the playoffs, and sweep the Wild at home on Wednesday.

Author: 0 National Hockey League playoffs open Wednesday with five series starting

The Leafs finished the 2016-17 regular season with 95 points and settled into the second wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference with a record of 40-27-15. If the Isles tie the Leafs on points and ROWs, they hold the season head-to-head tiebreaker. Mitch Marner shined at the Memorial Cup previous year and world junior championships before that.

Author: 0 Klopp delighted by Liverpool concentration

The Brazilian worldwide bagged his 11th Premier League goal of the season to emerge as the star performer for the visitors, while Simon Mignolet deserves credit for his second-half save in particular to deny Matt Phillips to preserve Liverpool's lead as he put in a great performance too.

Sports Norwich City v Brighton & Hove Albion
Author: 0 Norwich City v Brighton & Hove Albion

The visitors will seal the Championship title if they win, with former Canaries boss Chris Hughton in the opposition dug-out for the first time since being sacked in April 2014. Stockdale has only got an excellent reception from your fans in the Barclay Ending at Carrow Road as he comes out for second half. It's not the first time Brighton have been undone by own goals, back in February 2012, Liverpool beat them 6-1 at Anfield with help from two own goals by Liam Bridcutt and one from ...

Author: 0 Serena Williams planning 2018 return after confirming pregnancy

The exciting news came when the hugely successful tennis player posted a photo on Snapchat with a message saying "20 weeks". Serena Williams has shared some very happy news by confirming that she's expecting her first child with fiancé Alexis Ohanian .

Sports Irving Finds Efficiency in Game 2 — Duke Blue Devils
Author: 0 Irving Finds Efficiency in Game 2 — Duke Blue Devils

IN has the worst road record of all 16 National Basketball Association playoff teams, while the Cavs have the second most home wins in the league. Game 3 of the first-round best-of-7 series shifts to IN on Thursday night (Friday AM IN Manila).