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Sports Wild force OT, but get eliminated by Blues
Author: 0 Wild force OT, but get eliminated by Blues

Minnesota played their best game of the series in game four, beating St. Louis 2-0 to stay alive in the series. Officials waved off the goal for goalie interference from Wild forward Nino Niederreiter. "Somehow they always got that winning goal or that lead". "It's a first-class group", Yeo said on Saturday, "and I'm sure that we'll be seeing more of each other down the road".

Sports Playoffs Game 1: Utah Jazz at LA Clippers
Author: 0 Playoffs Game 1: Utah Jazz at LA Clippers

That's when his Utah Jazz counterpart, Rudy Gobert, bumped knees with the Clippers' Luc Mbah a Moute and crumpled to the court Saturday night at Staples Center. Every time the Clippers were able to get an easy bucket near the basket, announcers and Twitter wondered aloud about whether the situation would have differed had Gobert been lurking in the paint.

Author: 0 Pochettino "proud" of Tottenham after FA Cup loss to Chelsea

Keeping its hopes of the domestic double alive, the Premier League leaders showed they can play in cups too by producing moments of brilliance to leave the North Londoners frustrated and eliminated. It's never boring between Chelsea and Tottenham , and it certainly wasn't going to start during their FA Cup semifinal at Wembley . "It was not to be [in the FA Cup], this season, but we will try again next season for sure".

Sports Gabriel Jesus back in contention for Manchester City
Author: 0 Gabriel Jesus back in contention for Manchester City

I predict it'll be exciting , and because of that I think we'll see goals . "It's important", Guardiola said. The first semifinal sees Chelsea meet Tottenham in a battle between the current Premier League top two. Defender John Stones has been ruled out after failing to recover from the muscle injury which forced him out of last week's Premier League victory at Southampton.

Sports Confirmed: Manny Pacquiao next fight will be in Brisbane
Author: 0 Confirmed: Manny Pacquiao next fight will be in Brisbane

Khan, who was last world champion six years ago, is now aiming to return to action between September and November, with eight-weight world champion Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs) top of his wish list of opponents. Fairfax Media understands details were due to be released on Sunday for the bout, which stands to sell out the famous rugby league venue and give local fighter Horn the chance of a lifetime to upset one of the sport's legends, as well as claim the WBO welterweight crown.

Sports Atlanta Braves win Opener at new SunTrust Park
Author: 0 Atlanta Braves win Opener at new SunTrust Park

On a night honoring the late, great Jackie Robinson , the Atlanta Braves went for win number two at home and their third straight on the young season. The 83-year-old Aaron used a cane as he walked onto the field in front of the mound. Jered Weaver will start the series finale at Atlanta on Monday and Jarred Cosart, filling in for the sidelined Luis Perdomo, will start against Arizona in San Diego on Tuesday.

Sports Pirates tag Sabathia, Yankees in 6-3 win
Author: 0 Pirates tag Sabathia, Yankees in 6-3 win

Not to be outdone, Judge hit the longest home run of his young career so far with a monster dinger that went either 457 or 460 feet, depending on which resource you consult. Dellin Betances (2-1) earned the win after pitching two-thirds of an inning in relief. ARLINGTON, Texas - Joey Gallo and Robinson Chirinos each homered twice to back a season-high eight innings from Cole Hamels for Texas.

Author: 0 Westbrook, Thunderground Rockets at home

It did not work in Game 2 when Westbrook misfired on 14 of 18 shots in the fourth quarter and Oklahoma City scored 22 points in the fourth. Instead, the Thunder will host Game 4 on Sunday in a much better position. The Thunder are 5-2 when Westbrook registers a playoff triple-double but the efficient triple-double and the inefficient triple-double are reflected in the differences in the results.

Sports Blue Jackets avoid sweep by Penguins
Author: 0 Blue Jackets avoid sweep by Penguins

The anticipated Vezina Trophy victor for the NHL's best goaltender this season, his final numbers were the worst of the 2017 playoffs with an 0.882 save percentage and a 3.88 goals-against average in five games. He missed the last two games of the series due to a broken cheekbone. The Sharks evened their series with a 7-0 win at home but the Oilers are focused on the series score rather than the lopsided game.

Author: 0 Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo proud of his 'impressive' Bayern Munich double

Bayern, who had won their last 16 home games in the competition since losing to Real in April 2014, started strongly and took the lead when Vidal met Thiago Alcantara's corner with a thumping header in the 25th minute. It, matter of factly, reported that Ronaldo scored two goals to beat Bayern Munich, but the seemingly pleased anchor said, it was for Barcelona. That is his ambition.

Author: 0 Marc Bartra Dortmund defender out of hospital

Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Buerki says he's still having trouble sleeping after the attack on his team's bus, and couldn't concentrate in the Champions League match a day later. The source also said that specialist knowledge was required to use the military detonators, which are not easy to get. "The explosives in the pipe bombs, which were filled with metal pins, might have come from the stocks of the German armed forces, but that's still being checked", the paper reported on ...

Sports Bayern blasts referee after Champions League loss to Madrid
Author: 0 Bayern blasts referee after Champions League loss to Madrid

This season we've come up against perhaps the strongest side in the competition. "There is no luck in football, you must win, and we won both games", he added . Ronaldo struck his third goal five minutes later to all but secure Real's place in the semifinals. After losing the first leg 2-1 at Allianz Arena, Bayern had pulled the tie back to 3-3 on aggregate when Arturo Vidal was sent off on 84 minutes, receiving a second yellow card for what appeared to be a clean tackle.

Sports NFL Draft 2017: Ranking the top 10 quarterbacks
Author: 0 NFL Draft 2017: Ranking the top 10 quarterbacks

Browns vice president of football operations Sashi Brown gave hints during his pre-draft press conference Wednesday that Cleveland has zeroed in on Garrett. 1? The Cleveland Browns now own the number one pick, and Cleveland taking a quarterback could be a possibility. Garrett, a defensive end from Arlington Martin, was ranked second overall.

Sports Defending Masters champion struggling to find winning game
Author: 0 Defending Masters champion struggling to find winning game

A rain storm is set to descend on the venue tonight and it is expected this will make conditions much tougher at the famously hard course, with strong winds forecast during the tournament as well. "I was looking at my books (Monday) night and I think Augusta, the more and more you play, you realize certain areas where you can't go", Willett said.

Sports Clippers vs. Jazz, 2017 National Basketball Association playoffs
Author: 0 Clippers vs. Jazz, 2017 National Basketball Association playoffs

For me, I just wanted to get to my spot. He needs to get there quickly. In this series , he's averaging 19.5 points per game and making 36 percent of his shots from the field and 42 percent from behind the three-point line. If they get (defensive) help, they get it to Blake and DJ. "Obviously a lot of us grew up playing that sport [Australian rules], it's a physical sport, but I didn't like the outdoors, the rain and the mud".

Sports Sunderland will appeal Sebastian Larsson's red card against Manchester United
Author: 0 Sunderland will appeal Sebastian Larsson's red card against Manchester United

Van Aanholt was Sunderland's joint second top scorer in the Premier League, taking on an attacking role for most of his time with the Black Cats. "When I first went to Sunderland , I knew we were under the cosh but I never came out and said it because I think it sends out a bad message supporter-wise, but even more player-wise".

Sports Twins avoid sweep with 11-5 rout of Tigers
Author: 0 Twins avoid sweep with 11-5 rout of Tigers

After falling behind 2-0, the bats got red hot and ended Zimmerman's day early after just 4.2 innings pitched and 5 earned runs allowed. Zimmermann was removed in favor of Anibal Sanchez after issuing two more walks in the fifth. "That was a huge play", Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said. The Twins will face the Chicago White Sox starting Friday. He also felt that way a bit in the immediate aftermath of taking Kyle Gibson's one-ball, two-strike slider deep into the right-field seats, ...

Sports Kings fire Cup-winning coach Darryl Sutter, GM Dean Lombardi
Author: 0 Kings fire Cup-winning coach Darryl Sutter, GM Dean Lombardi

Robitaille, is a member of the NHL Hall of Fame, and has served in the role of Kings President of Business Operations for the last 10 years. Either or both could be on a list of potential candidates that also could include Mike Stothers, coach of the Kings' AHL team in Ontario.

Sports West Indies vs Pakistan 3rd ODI
Author: 0 West Indies vs Pakistan 3rd ODI

Earlier, Shadab Khan (2-57) and Junaid Khan (2-60) had led the attack for Pakistan , which sealed a 2-1 series victory. The return of Taylor will come as a boost to the young side, now preparing for a three-match Test series against Pakistan at home, starting with the first Test at Sabina Park on April 21.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho provides update on Ibrahimovic and Rojo injuries

Manchester United s mounting injury problems mean they are "in trouble" going into the season s decisive weeks, according to manager Jose Mourinho. Broadcaster Jim White tweeted in the last few minutes that the Swede, who has scored 28 goals this season, will now miss the rest of the season.

Sports Canadiens top Rangers to take series lead
Author: 0 Canadiens top Rangers to take series lead

For their part, the Canadiens jumped from 22.73 hits per night during the season to 45.66 in the first-round matchup. "We're looking at it as we have to be better, no doubt about it, in all areas of the game". In the National Hockey League, the Montreal Canadiens have edged past the New York Rangers 4-3 in overtime at the Bell Center in the Stanley Cup Playoffs series .

Sports Bayern complains to UEFA about Spanish police
Author: 0 Bayern complains to UEFA about Spanish police

I think it was impossible to play Real Madrid with 10 men. "I don't tell them [the crowd] to be quiet, never, I only ask that they do not whistle", Ronaldo, 32, said after the game in quotes reported by ESPN . Los Blancos booked their place in the semi-finals of the competition after beating the Bundesliga champions 6-3 on aggregate. "Manuel Neuer suffered a fracture to his left foot in the 4-2 defeat away to Real Madrid according to an initial diagnosis".

Sports Hull must focus on their own results to ensure survival - Silva
Author: 0 Hull must focus on their own results to ensure survival - Silva

The Tigers travel to Stoke on Saturday and the Uruguay worldwide appears happy to follow the lead of head coach Marco Silva, who revealed last week that his own future would be resolved at the end of the season. Hull boss Marco Silva is still going to have to rely on his awesome record - his teams have not lost at home in more than three years - to stay in the top flight.

Sports Major League Baseball and Indians in talks to move away from Chief Wahoo logo
Author: 0 Major League Baseball and Indians in talks to move away from Chief Wahoo logo

The Indians have reduced its usage, but the logo, which has been part of the team's history for more than 60 years, still appears on some of Cleveland's game caps and jerseys. We know that someday our grandkids will see pictures of Cleveland baseball from our era and ask us what the deal was with that logo. Assuming they agree to phase out Chief Wahoo - Dolan called the image "part of our history and legacy" a year ago - the Indians would likely want to do so after this season, if only ...

Author: 0 Wenger avoids future talk after Palace loss

The defeat to Palace leaves Arsenal in sixth place, seven points behind Manchester City in fourth. "I think they just wanted it more", he added. I'm not in the mood. "They are good going forward, but I think we made it easy for them". His probable desire to leave Arsenal is not just because he wants a pay rise but Sanchez may not win any trophy if Wenger continues to man the managerial helms of the club.

Sports I wish I had raped fan, 15, says jailed footballer Johnson
Author: 0 I wish I had raped fan, 15, says jailed footballer Johnson

Johnson is now in Moorland Prison, South Yorkshire, where the below video was captured, presumably by another inmate, who passed it onto The Sun . He added: "I didn't even get my c**k out". They might not even have charged'. He claims that in the prison there are people who have "s****** 12-year-olds" and got less than "half the time" that he was sentenced to.

Sports Serena Williams reveals she is 20 weeks pregnant with first child
Author: 0 Serena Williams reveals she is 20 weeks pregnant with first child

But now her spokeswoman Kelly Bush Novak has stepped forward to confirm that she is expecting her baby during the fall of this year. It would be perfectly safe for Williams to continue with rigorous training throughout pregnancy, but how quickly she would return to tournament tennis was uncertain, the researchers said.

Author: 0 Atlanta Hawks Headlines: Hawks-Wizards Game 2

But he shot just 4 for 18 in the fourth quarter and the Rockets clawed back from a double-digit deficit. The Washington Wizards held off the Atlanta Hawks , 114-107, in Sunday's Game 1 of the National Basketball Association playoffs. "We started getting a lot of stops, getting out in transition, and I got into a rhythm knocking down shots", he said. So when you stack up the numbers and watch the games, the conclusion is clear: Wall - not Irving, Thomas, or Lowry - is the best point ...

Sports France win big on final day at world cycling championships
Author: 0 France win big on final day at world cycling championships

It is their third world championship in five years, along with two silver medals. Biking mad When are the World Track Cycling Championships on and where can I watch the Brits win gold? In the team pursuit, all four Canadian riders were sent sprawling during their qualifying heat against New Zealand.

Sports Celtics vs. Bulls: Chicago's Rajon Rondo out indefinitely with right thumb fracture
Author: 0 Celtics vs. Bulls: Chicago's Rajon Rondo out indefinitely with right thumb fracture

And now, the scene shifts to the Windy City, where the Bulls have a chance to finish the job with two more wins and pull off what would be a major upset. After winning two straight games on the road, the No.8 seed Bulls return home to the United Center for a 7 p.m. EDT start time. Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas, 28, may be having the most challenging week of his life.

Author: 0 West Brom 0 Liverpool 1

Liverpool could still be passed by Manchester City if they win their game in hand but they hold a healthy lead over Everton, Manchester United and Arsenal. Pulis' men would go no closer to getting on terms - the Arsenal win before last month's global break standing as the only game in the last seven where they have found the net.

Sports Coyle, Wild aim to keep pressure on Blues with 3-1 deficit
Author: 0 Coyle, Wild aim to keep pressure on Blues with 3-1 deficit

Koivu was named a finalist for the Selke Trophy. Of course, he is not the only one squeezing a frozen stick. But, man the Blues made a bevy of mistakes in the first period. Koivu is due $5.4 million ($6.75 million cap hit) in 2017-18, the final year of his contract. On Wednesday, the Blues have the rare chance to finish this series in a sweep.

Sports Erik Jones gets 7th Xfinity victory at repaved Texas track
Author: 0 Erik Jones gets 7th Xfinity victory at repaved Texas track

Johnson, who a year ago won his record-tying seventh NASCAR Cup Series season championship, charged under Joey Logano with 16 laps to go. The Hendrick Motorsports star held on and claimed his first win of the season and seventh-career victory at the Texas oval.

Author: 0 Key storylines for the end of the National Hockey League regular season

Kapanen (PIT's 2014 first round pick traded to Toronto in the Kessel deal) converted a Matt Hunwick pass for his first National Hockey League goal with just over five minutes left in regulation to tie the game, Brown deflected Jake Gardiner's point shot past goalie Marc-Andre Fleury for his 20th of the season to give the Leafs the lead.

Sports Ibrahimovic future in doubt after 'significant' knee injury
Author: 0 Ibrahimovic future in doubt after 'significant' knee injury

We don't have Jones. We are in trouble. "We hope it is not too serious and he seems okay". "Of course, we will recover well, but the great thing about our squad is we have quality players all around in every position and people can come in and go out.

Author: 0 Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus in line for return for Man City

Tottenham have lost each of their last six FA Cup semi-final appearances (1993, 1995, 1999, 2001, 2010 and 2012). "I've taken that with me and I've been lucky enough to win two FA Cups , so I love this competition". Alexis Sanchez was clearly delighted with Arsenal's 2-1 win away to Middlesbrough and gave his shirt to a lucky fan after the match. The change of the last week brings a challenge to Guardiola.

Sports Los Angeles Clippers: 5 Takeaways From Game 1 Vs. Jazz
Author: 0 Los Angeles Clippers: 5 Takeaways From Game 1 Vs. Jazz

Stephen Curry's injury sure did, though. But first, where are you in your Kool-Aid for this team right now? "Nobody died", Redick said. "You can't account for that stuff". He is a vivid example of Utah's talent development blueprint, a gangly 7-footer from France who wasn't projected as a premier big man, but given the time and patience to prove otherwise.

Author: 0 Oilers hope to find more offence in Game 4

The Oilers held their own in a scoreless opening period against a Sharks team determined to show their lacklustre performance in Game 2 was an aberration. "We came in here, we established home ice and now it's best of three", said Oilers goalie Cam Talbot , who was replaced in the second period. DeBoer said: "They've tried to play physical and they've taken some liberties, and we haven't made them pay a price for that until tonight".