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Sports Indians' Kipnis activated from DL, makes 1st start
Author: 0 Indians' Kipnis activated from DL, makes 1st start

If he can stay healthy, Kipnis should be a welcome addition to the Indians lineup. Kipnis is hitting sixth Friday night, allowing the first five in the lineup-Carlos Santana, Francisco Lindor, Michael Brantley, Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Ramirez-to remain the same.

Author: 0 Europa-chasing Everton held by West Ham in Premier League

The quiet nature of Everton's attacks was largely down to the positive defensive work of James Collins, who constantly headed the ball away and also played a pivotal role at the opposite end, nodding the ball down towards Cheikhou Kouyate who could not quite hook it into the net.

Author: 0 Ailing Steve Kerr plans to attend Warriors workout, sources say

Assistant coach Mike Brown served as the acting head coach in the Game 3 win over the Blazers, and will do so for at least one more game, as Kerr has already made the decision to miss Monday's Game 4 in Portland. Despite his left calf strain, the All-Star player practiced with his team this past Friday. Matt Barnes (right ankle/foot sprain), and Shaun Livingston (right index finger sprain) could also be out for Game 4.

Author: 0 Tottenham ace Dele Alli wins Young Player award

Alli was surprisingly excluded from the six-man shortlist, although the Tottenham midfielder is in the running to win the PFA young player of the year. The Blues are just four points clear at the top of the table, with London rivals Tottenham ready to take advantage of any slip-ups. Much like Kante, Alli's adaptation to the Premier League continues to be extremely notable since he jumped up from League One side Milton Keynes Dons in 2015.

Sports Thomas scores 33, Celtics beat Bulls 104-95 to tie series
Author: 0 Thomas scores 33, Celtics beat Bulls 104-95 to tie series

Isaiah Thomas led the Celtics with 10 first-quarter points as visitors claimed a 30-18 lead after 1. Al Horford had a strong fourth quarter to finish with a double-double stat line of 15 points and 11 rebounds. "He's a great actor, acting tough", Butler said. I don't think he's about that. "Mentally and emotionally I'm not here, so I just feed off what the guys give me.

Author: 0 Warburton to captain Lions; no place for Hartley, Launchbury

Hartley is the RBS 6 Nations champions' captain but has lost out to George, the Saracens hooker who has yet to make an worldwide start and replaces him in the third quarter of Tests. "You respect them for what they are and you know they've got a fantastic history and win percent ratio, but every time you take that field you've got a chance to win, regardless of who you are or where you are playing".

Sports Bayern reports Spanish police to UEFA
Author: 0 Bayern reports Spanish police to UEFA

With the game heading toward extra time, Vidal was sent off for a second booking after appearing to win the ball cleanly from Asensio, leaving Bayern with 10 like in the first leg, when Javi Martinez was dismissed. The Portuguese superstar scored his 100th goal in the competition as Real reached the last four following a thrilling encounter at the Bernabeu. Atletico has become a steady contender in European football since the arrival of Simeone five years ago, but the coach still dismisses ...

Sports Warriors' Kerr out for Game 3 vs Blazers with illness
Author: 0 Warriors' Kerr out for Game 3 vs Blazers with illness

Game 4 of the Blazers series is Monday night. The report says Kerr is dealing with complications from his back surgeries he underwent last summer. "As of now, I'm consulting with my doctors", Kerr said. "It's great that Mike has coached in this league 10 years, coached the Finals", Kerr said.

Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez's family wants his brain for science

When a Boston University representative arrived to pick up the brain for testing, they were denied possession, Baez said. Now that the chief medical examiner has determined the cause of death, however, the brain of Hernandez is no longer being fought over.

Author: 0 'Best ever' Messi turns tables on Madrid

Casemiro went into the book for a foul on Messi in the 12th minute as Barcelona's all-time top scorer frequently dropped into midfield to help the team develop moves. Asensio once again flourished on counterattacks, and may have had a goal himself if it wasn't for some fine play from Ter Stegen. The German dived low to his left to turn global teammate Toni Kroos's effort behind before diverting Karim Benzema's goalbound header to safety with his outstretched foot.

Sports Arsenal pip City 2-1, to face Chelsea in FA Cup final
Author: 0 Arsenal pip City 2-1, to face Chelsea in FA Cup final

But Wenger was delighted with the way his star kept plugging away until he delivered the killer blow. But Guardiola was outwitted by Wenger, who has adopted the three-man defence that has served the Premier League's top two teams, Chelsea and Tottenham, so well this season.

Sports Senators beat Bruins 3-2 in OT, advance in playoffs
Author: 0 Senators beat Bruins 3-2 in OT, advance in playoffs

The Bruins did not get off a shot in the extra period - the fourth overtime game of the series and the 17th of the National Hockey League playoffs, tying the record for an opening round. But Ryan tied it for Ottawa on a power play early in the second, then Turris gave the Senators a 2-1 lead about five minutes later. "That's what we're going to carry into tomorrow".

Author: 0 Tied at 2: Gasol lifts Grizzlies past Spurs 110-108 in OT

But Leonard's brilliant performance was in vain as Mike Conley led Memphis with 35 points and had nine rebounds and eight assists. "It's scary as hell watching (Leonard)". After the game, Fizdale even said that he's "taking suggestions" on how they should guard Leonard moving forward. "It's tough.as much as me and big fella have been together", Paul said.

Sports Antonio Conte's debut Chelsea season has been a
Author: 0 Antonio Conte's debut Chelsea season has been a "masterclass" - Jamie Carragher

Asked if United will gain extra motivation by attempting to dent Chelsea's title drive, Conte replied: "I do not know about this, I think Manchester United for sure will have good motivation, because we are playing against Chelsea". We are having a good season but we want it to become a great season. " It's important now in every game to try and take three points, including at Old Trafford ".

Sports LeBron James powers Cavs past Pacers to complete first-round sweep
Author: 0 LeBron James powers Cavs past Pacers to complete first-round sweep

The Cavaliers scored the game's final six points with James contributing four of them. Cavs fans are riding the wave after LeBron James and the second unit used overwhelming force in the fourth quarter as the Cavs erased deficits as large as 26 points and beat the Indiana Pacers, 119-114 in Game 3 of the Eastern Division first-round series at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis .

Sports Arsenal beat City to reach FA Cup final with Chelsea
Author: 0 Arsenal beat City to reach FA Cup final with Chelsea

Manchester City took the lead through Sergio Aguero but an equaliser from Nacho Monreal set up the Chile global to score a record fourth Arsenal goal at Wembley to earn a meeting with Chelsea on May 27. "Our league form has not been good enough and obviously we are disappointed with how that's gone", Oxlade-Chamberlain said. And yet here, with the pressure at its highest, Wenger coaxed the sort of performance out of Arsenal that puts him on course for an historic FA Cup win when they ...

Sports Pakistan's Amir gets five-wicket haul against West Indies
Author: 0 Pakistan's Amir gets five-wicket haul against West Indies

Less than four years on from the two-Test series they played in India - more famous for being Sachin Tendulkar's last series than anything else - Pakistan's Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan have decided they, too, will bid farewell to worldwide cricket once the upcoming three Tests against Jason Holder's men are concluded.

Author: 0 Carvajal: Ramos red card defined Clasico and Madrid loss to Barca

Madrid's fast start was rewarded with the opening goal as Sergio Ramos' flicked finish from a corner hit the post, before the rebound was slid home by Casemiro . "It was a match between two wonderful teams that gave everything to win and in truth either side could have been victorious", Enrique said. "We weren't smart after we equalized", Zidane said.

Author: 0 Manchester United v Chelsea: Premium League

Ander Herrera hailed Manchester United's convincing 2-0 win against Chelsea on Sunday afternoon as " almost perfect " as the team kept up their charge for a top four place. We have a lot of match-winners, it was not just a case of Eden Hazard being man marked and taken out the game. "But it's a great feeling to know that it's hard for us to lose a match, people fight until the end.

Sports Warriors star likely to play Game 3 against Trail Blazers
Author: 0 Warriors star likely to play Game 3 against Trail Blazers

The Warriors took a commanding 2-0 series lead after defeating the Trail Blazers 110-81 in Game 2 on Wednesday night. So, the prediction saying that the Game 2 will ends with the Warriors' 2-0 series lead. McCollum had 11 points and shot 4 for 17. Curry was even cold from the line - when he was fouled on a 3-pointer, he only made one of the three ensuing free throws.

Author: 0 Dismissive: Steve Hansen says he knows how Lions will play

He'll undoubtedly be very, very disappointed, but what's struck me is how resilient he is. Who can deal with the travel, with preparing themselves the best they can to train properly and then, when they get the chance, who can deal with performing? And probably the greatest strength that Scotland have had is probably their collective performance.

Author: 0 Westbrook goes on rant defending Thunder teammates

It was Durant and Westbrook. In advance of Tuesday's Game 5 at Houston's Toyota Center, the Thunder trails three-games-to-one in this best-of-seven series. "Then say, 'Russell, you ain't played well at all, ' or say, 'Russell, the team hasn't played well.' Don't say when Russell goes out the team doesn't play well".

Sports Serena Williams Confirms Plans To Return To Tennis After Giving Birth
Author: 0 Serena Williams Confirms Plans To Return To Tennis After Giving Birth

At 35 and four months, Williams was already the oldest woman - by nearly two years - to win a major when she reigned at Melbourne Park to eclipse Steffi Graf's open-era record of 22 grand slam singles crowns. Williams, who will return to the world number one ranking next week, deleted the photo shortly after it appeared and she waited more than six hours to make any public comment, stoking furious speculation about whether she was really expecting.

Sports US PGA Tour Grace grabs Texas Open lead
Author: 0 US PGA Tour Grace grabs Texas Open lead

After an early bogey, Smith was relentless, producing six birdies and an eagle, the highlight coming when he holed a bunker shot for eagle at his 17th hole although the par five 8th of the TPC San Antonio layout. Ireland's Seamus Power shot a first round 72, recovering well from bogeys on the first and 10th holes and a double bogey on the seventh, to hit four birdies in his final seven holes.

Sports MacArthur returns, scores for Sens to beat Boston 3-2 in OT
Author: 0 MacArthur returns, scores for Sens to beat Boston 3-2 in OT

One area of concern for the Senators could be its inability to hold leads. Kuraly scored his second-ever National Hockey League goal, becoming an unlikely hero for the Bruins. The Bruins challenged the call to no avail. (Mercifully, none of the penalties overlapped, because Ottawa's 5-on-3 has been atrocious all year.) The Sens' powerplays went from bad to worse though, with the first one looking alright, the second one not looking great except for Erik Karlsson hitting the post, and the ...

Sports Jose Mourinho praises solid Man Utd defender Luke Shaw after Sunderland win
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho praises solid Man Utd defender Luke Shaw after Sunderland win

It was Larsson's first red card in his 278th Premier League appearance. Zlatan Ibrahimovic's 28th goal of the season and impressive performances from Henrikh Mkhitarayan and Marcus Rashford, who scored his first league goal since September after stepping off the bench, stretched United's unbeaten league run to 21 games as they climbed to fifth.

Author: 0 Chris Lynn's IPL prospects not looking good

The Aussie who made a T20I debut in January 2014 had undergone an operation on left shoulder in the same year for a rotator cuff problem. Ishant will be a good addition, considering that death bowling has been a cause of concern for KKR. The 27-year-old has scored 125 runs in the first two matches of this year's IPL and is the holder of the orange cap for the leading run scorer in the tournament.

Sports Borussia Dortmund angry at UEFA after bus bomb attack
Author: 0 Borussia Dortmund angry at UEFA after bus bomb attack

The Dortmund squad were on their way to Signal Iduna Park for the Champions League quarter-final clash against Monaco when three explosions went off near their coach. We will not forget it, it is a very bad feeling. Ousmane Dembele pulled one back for Dortmund on 57 minutes, but Mbappe fired in his second of the game to leave Monaco as favourites to reach the last four despite Shinji Kagawa's late strike.

Sports LeBron James leads Cavaliers to sweep of Pacers
Author: 0 LeBron James leads Cavaliers to sweep of Pacers

In Oklahoma City, Nene scored 28 points on ideal shooting from the field, and the Houston Rockets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder to take a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series. But when LeBron is doing things like making a "finger-pistol" motion to the Pacers bench after drawing a foul on Paul George and making a hard layup, there's reason to believe he took this series a bit more personal than the rest.

Author: 0 Kolkata on top of the table with easy win over Hyderabad

Yusuf Pathan's blazing knock after three early shocks helped Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR ) get closer to the target of 169, set by Delhi Daredevils at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Monday. Though the Delhi Daredevils are 3rd on the point table, they have a net run rate of over 2.2. Coulter-Nile stopped Pant doing further damage, but Chris Morris and Pat Cummins escaped his grasp - the former dropped twice - as Delhi posted a total of 168-7.

Sports Nuri Sahin's emotional interview shows Dortmund 2 - Monaco 3
Author: 0 Nuri Sahin's emotional interview shows Dortmund 2 - Monaco 3

Tuesday's match was rescheduled for 24 hours later and Monaco secured a 3-2 victory over Dortmund, who will next host Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga on Saturday. "Marcel said, "That was absolutely worse because then, only then, we really realised how far we were from total disaster and losing lives" ". We prepared twice for the same match and today's preparation was more hard.

Sports Penguins at Maple Leafs
Author: 0 Penguins at Maple Leafs

Leafs head coach Mike Babcock held a team meeting before Friday's optional practice to impress on his young charges the need to forget about how excited a playoff-charged city is getting and to play the game they were taught. Instead, the players were granted the last true day off they will enjoy in a while. The Leafs drew the Capitals after losing 3-2 against the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Air Canada Centre on Sunday night, and gone was a chance to rekindle the Battle of Ontario with ...

Sports Bucks throttle Toronto, grab 2-1 series lead
Author: 0 Bucks throttle Toronto, grab 2-1 series lead

ATLANTA - Paul Millsap had 29 points and 14 rebounds for his second straight double-double and Atlanta led wire-to-wire in beating Washington in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference playoff series. Antetokounmpo got off to a choppy start after missing five of his first six shots. DeRozan didn't care. "But it sounded good", he said. The 6-foot-4 Powell offered more quickness to counter the athletic Bucks .

Author: 0 Hernandez's body brought to Connecticut funeral home

The complaint was filed on behalf of Hernandez's fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez , and his 4-year-old daughter, Avielle. A physician retained by the family told The Associated Press he performed an independent autopsy on Hernandez's body Thursday.

Sports Trump, Patriots Criticize NY Times Over WH Obama Photo Comparison
Author: 0 Trump, Patriots Criticize NY Times Over WH Obama Photo Comparison

The Times tweeted a pair of photos, one showing the Patriots gathered at the White House in 2015 when Barack Obama was president - and the other showing the Patriots at Trump's White House on Wednesday. The team's head coach, Bill Belichick, and star quarterback, Tom Brady , are friends with the president as well. Trump , who has had an acrimonious relationship with The Times over his coverage during the presidential campaign and in the first year of his presidency, took the ...

Author: 0 Hazard and Costa benched for Chelsea v Spurs at Wembley

With Tottenham having built up a head of steam with seven successive league wins to close the gap at the top to four points, Conte said beating them was the ideal way to start a crucial week for his team who also go to Everton next Sunday. "We've got six very hard games home and away so we'll do everything we can to get as high up the league as we can". We will move on. "If you compare our team with Tottenham's, (Spurs boss Mauricio) Pochettino has worked for three years".

Sports Mignolet delight as Liverpool prove defensive strength
Author: 0 Mignolet delight as Liverpool prove defensive strength

Lucas was central to an organised and balanced performance that saw Liverpool out-manoeuvre a well-drilled West Brom side and subsequently earn three valuable points away from home. Substitutes: Sturridge 6, Moreno N/A. "Chadli had a great chance at the back post, Matty Phillips should have scored one-on-one, Hal should have scored one-on-one - it wasn't all set-pieces".

Sports Rafa Nadal confirms his King of Clay title in Monte-Carlo
Author: 0 Rafa Nadal confirms his King of Clay title in Monte-Carlo

It's hard to explain the feeling. "At the same time, it is always a unique moment, every time, I have this trophy with me". "A lot of years later here we are with 10 titles, that is something that I never dreamed so I can say thanks to life for giving me this opportunity and thanks very much to all the people for all the great support during all the years".

Author: 0 Jazz's Rudy Gobert not playing Game 2 against Clippers

DeAndre Jordan collected 18 points and 15 rebounds for Los Angeles before fouling out with 52 seconds left. Redick finds himself under those conditions because the Utah Jazz have made a concerted effort to contain the Clippers' shooting guard in the first two games of the first-round Western Conference playoff series that's knotted at 1-1.