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Author: 0 Marchant falls early in Hong Kong

The IOC will decide on the final composition of the Olympic programme this summer and the UCI may hope their visitors were at lunch when the tempo race took place during the men's omnium, when the audience and race officials were left baffled.

Sports Westbrook clinches triple-double in first half vs. Rockets
Author: 0 Westbrook clinches triple-double in first half vs. Rockets

During the postgame press conference with Westbrook and Steven Adams, a reporter asked Adams about the bench's struggles. "Hold on, Steven. I don't want nobody to try and split us up". Nene's 12-for-12 performance tied the National Basketball Association playoff record for most field goals without a miss. The Thunder found themselves down 3-1 to the Houston Rockets after a tough loss on Sunday at home.

Author: 0 Oilers beat Sharks to take first-round series in six games

The three goal scorers in the clincher are among the nine skaters on the Oilers who are younger than 25 and had been nearly entirely untested in the rigors of the postseason. The amount of starting, stopping, cutting, turning and torque involved in a single shift is mind-boggling and this dude played 19 effective minutes per game.

Sports Aaron Hernandez found dead near 3 handwritten notes
Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez found dead near 3 handwritten notes

Earlier on Thursday , Hernandez family attorney Jose Baez said the brain was being held "illegally" by the Massachusetts Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. But they said they were satisfied he died at his own hand, and they said his brain would be donated to sports concussion researchers, ending a brief public dispute over its custody.

Sports Patriots, Trump hit back on White House crowd
Author: 0 Patriots, Trump hit back on White House crowd

Wednesday was a day off from offseason workouts for the Patriots so Brady decided to make the most of his time with his ill mother. Even Trump fan Tom Brady did not make the trip, citing a family issue. Aside from coach Bill Belichick and star tight end, Rob Gronkowski - who didn't even play in the big game due to injury - players who attended the ceremony were mostly unrecognizable and unknown by most National Football League fans.

Author: 0 Funeral underway for Aaron Hernandez

In a subsequent follow-up story yesterday, the same website identified 22-year-old Kyle Kennedy as the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center inmate that Hernandez penned one of his three suicide notes to, with Kennedy's lawyer confirming that the former National Football League star did pen a letter to his client.

Author: 0 Prince Fans Mark Anniversary of Music Superstar's Death

Here's a look back at the year since his death and how his legacy lives on. Others tweeted GIFs illustrating Prince's smooth showmanship and unique style while expressing the hole the singer's death had left in their hearts. Musical Artist Prince had his album sales skyrocket in 2016 after his unexpected death. At this point, it was unclear if Tidal, the streaming service most closely identified with Jay Z and where Prince pledged to keep his music, would be able to maintain sole ...

Author: 0 Columbus Blue Jackets Defenseman Zach Werenski Out for Remainder of Playoffs

Despite the fact that he let in four goals in game three, he still kept the Penguins in the game. By contrast, the Penguins had all the answers. Well Fleury is proving that he deserves to be the real starting goalie. Bobrovsky (27 of 31 on Tuesday) does not look at all like a man up to that task. Despite their impressive season the Blue Jackets will go out with little more than a whimper.

Sports Everton hold West Ham in spirit-sapping draw
Author: 0 Everton hold West Ham in spirit-sapping draw

And while the Hammers could draw satisfaction from the preventing the Belgian adding to his 24 league goals, the failure of Lukaku's team-mates to provide a goal-threat was worrying for Everton manager Ronald Koeman. It actually took Everton until the 70th minute after the first half from both sides to register their first shot. "The half-time substitutions were tactical, I made a signal to the team to change", he said , as reported by the Daily Mirror .

Sports Benteke earns Crystal Palace 2-1 win on return to Liverpool
Author: 0 Benteke earns Crystal Palace 2-1 win on return to Liverpool

However, it is Liverpool who will be the most anxious about missing out on the lucrative Champions League spot next season as they are just two points clear of United who have two games in hand. "With our limited possession we exposed Liverpool's weaknesses time and time again today and ultimately that has brought us from 1-0 down to win it".

Author: 0 Injured Bale expected to miss Champions League semifinals

Before the match everything was fine and he was training normally. "There is no mismanagement. We try to get the players right, but injuries are part of a player's life". We can not avoid this happening. Not only did he set that record but the 500th goal came in the dying moments of the game, to seal a 3-2 win in front of the furious Madrid fans at the Bernabeu.

Author: 0 Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua happy to forge a career in Britain

And with the fight just days away, when both fighters will make eight figures, there is a good chance we will see them in the ring for a second time. "All these heavyweights are sitting outside of the ropes, waiting to see if Wladimir is going to fall by the wayside".

Sports Messi to see dentist after losing tooth in El Clasico
Author: 0 Messi to see dentist after losing tooth in El Clasico

Sergi Roberto has struggled to convince at the back, while Messi also believes that Barca have not properly replaced legendary midfielder Xavi. But Ramos avoided any further punishment for his red card as the referee Alejandro Hernandez Hernandez made no mention of his clash with Pique or the Madrid skipper's applauding on his departure in his report.

Sports First woman to complete Boston Marathon completes it again 50 years later
Author: 0 First woman to complete Boston Marathon completes it again 50 years later

Schar, who won the marathon gold medal at the 2013 World Championships, finished with a time of 1:28:17, also setting a new world record. At the time, no woman had ever officially signed up for the race. Pablo Eduardo is a MA resident and internationally known sculptor. Troopers have participated in the prestigious 26.2-mile race for the past 15 years and their hard work has paid off - they've raised tens of thousands of dollars for charity.

Author: 0 Stephen Park is 'breath of fresh air' for British Cycling - Simon Jones

The Olympic team pursuit gold-medallist crucially picked up 20 points for lapping the field with just four laps to go, pipping Hammer by 59 points to 51. I was lucky, I suppose, in that Sarah Hammer and I had that gap to the rest so I didn't need to score in the final sprint. "I'm really looking forward to the next four years".

Author: 0 Sharks C Thornton undergoes ACL surgery before free agency

This blog is about how much more of man Thornton is than most of us. "There are lessons learned for us". With Radulov a free agent and Carey Price in the past year of his deal, there's a lot of pressure to get these guys re-signed, but will GM Marc Bergevin even be the one who does it? San Jose was eliminated by the Oilers in six games.

Author: 0 Reddit post claims Spurs coach Gregg Popovich left hefty tip at restaurant

Conley set a franchise postseason record with 35 points in the Game 4 triumph and is averaging 24 points and 7.8 assists in the series . The Grizzlies poor shooting in Game 4 is nothing new, considering they finished last in home field-goal percentage (42.7) in the regular season.

Sports Ibrahimovic vows to return stronger from injury
Author: 0 Ibrahimovic vows to return stronger from injury

Ibrahimovic, who has scored 250 goals since turning 30, had fulfilled the requirements to extend his one-year stay at Old Trafford and was in the process of negotiating a contract extension. And Mourinho, who signed a three-year deal when he was appointed as boss last summer, said he sees the club on an upward swing, even if United won't win the title this term.

Author: 0 Lawyers want Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction dismissed

He was serving a sentence of life in prison without possibility of parole after being found guilty of that murder when he hanged himself in a prison cell, according to state officials. Police closed a street outside to traffic and television news crews were stationed in a lot across the street. The friend of Jenkins-Hernandez told MassLive one, unnamed National Football League professional attended Monday's funeral ceremony, and four guards of the Bristol County Jail and House of ...

Sports Hicks, Fulmer and Tigers rout slumping Twins 13-4
Author: 0 Hicks, Fulmer and Tigers rout slumping Twins 13-4

Toronto manager John Gibbons said the new 10-day DL was "definitely a factor" in the move. Hicks came up from Toledo on Saturday morning after Miguel Cabrera was put on the disabled list and has gone 5 for 10 with a double, a homer and six RBI in two Tigers wins.

Author: 0 James scores 33 as Cavaliers sweep Pacers

LeBron is 48-7 all time in first-round games. Couple that with the season-long defensive concerns and the offensive woes Lue identified from Game 4 , and it could lead to even greater challenges against better teams deeper into the postseason.

Sports National Basketball Association roundup: Cavaliers hold on to beat Pacers
Author: 0 National Basketball Association roundup: Cavaliers hold on to beat Pacers

But the 32-year-old rued the fact he was unable to mix it with festival goers in California, where the likes of Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga are among the performers. So if it's not a rain delay in Cleveland here in the World Series , then we win the World Series ? Game 3 is on Thursday, April 20. He was mugged under the basket, hence his 12 free throws.

Sports Benteke returns to haunt old team
Author: 0 Benteke returns to haunt old team

The Clarets centre-back is hot property and, according to The Telegraph , Liverpool are down the pecking order to sign him with Keane said to be eyeing a summer move to Tottenham. "I was motivated, I would say", Benteke told Sky Sports . "We are very happy obviously", he added. Liverpool loanee Mamadou Sakho, on the Eagles' bench, enthusiastically celebrated the goal with Benteke (with another silly handshake creation), something which won't have impressed Reds' fans and staff.

Sports Harden played Game 4 win with injured ankle
Author: 0 Harden played Game 4 win with injured ankle

This is the Steven Adams that the Thunder have been looking for. He also has added toughness, and at times, scoring punch. Very positive and does what it takes to win. "He does a great job of getting in great position down low". Gibson did damage inside and out and punished the Rockets with his mid-range jumper. In the eight he didn't play, the Thunder was a minus-18 and got run off the court.

Author: 0 N'Golo Kante's PFA award: Numbers behind Chelsea midfielder's prize win

The Frenchman has also been instrumental for Chelsea , transforming a team that finished 10th in the Premier League last season. "If I had to pick one or the other (I'd choose Alli over Kante), scoring goals and creating chances is the hardest thing in football and he does that", Walsh told Sky Sports .

Sports Penguins vs. Blue Jackets live stream, Game 5
Author: 0 Penguins vs. Blue Jackets live stream, Game 5

William Karlsson and Boone Jenner scored for the Blue Jackets. After scoring the first two goals of Game Four, the Blue Jackets were unable to get their offense going early. They didn't look fast or slick and they made too many soft plays. "I just wanted them to see what it was like to win a playoff game with this team together", Tortorella said.

Sports UNC's Berry withdrawing from draft to return for senior year
Author: 0 UNC's Berry withdrawing from draft to return for senior year

In a statement from UNC, Berry says that he and his family discussed the matter and decided that he would be best suited returning to college for his senior year. Carolina's leading scorer and ACC Player of the Year, Justin Jackson , has already signed with an agent and is expected to be one of the top picks in the draft.

Sports William and Harry tell Kate: 'We haven't talked enough about losing mother'
Author: 0 William and Harry tell Kate: 'We haven't talked enough about losing mother'

The conversation was part of a week of unprecedented revelations from the royals. He said: "We are uniquely bonded because of what we have been through". And she says that can make being a new mom worse because you're reticent to ask others for help. They also acknowledged how their mother's death had brought them closer to each other.

Sports Zach Werenski's Face Is Really Fucked Up
Author: 0 Zach Werenski's Face Is Really Fucked Up

The 19-year-old returned to the game briefly in the third period with a face shield, but his comeback didn't last long. Mike Sullivan's decision to throw together Sidney Crosby , Conor Sheary and Jake Guentzel was two parts pragmatism and one part experimentation.

Author: 0 What Arsenal must do to finish in top four - Wenger

However, just before the break, Alexis Sanchez broke the deadlock, via a superb free-kick which left a rather badly positioned Brad Guzan with no chance in the Boro' goal. That is what we needed and that's what we wanted. In the first half, it was tight because they defended very well. We have the worst form of the top seven of the division, with our recent win against West Ham posing as our only three point gain since February.

Author: 0 National Football League draft prospect Gareon Conley accused of rape; no charges filed

According to the report, the accuser says she met Conley in a hotel elevator around 3 a.m. and brought her back to his hotel room. She accused Conley of forcibly having sex with her shortly after watching the other couple have sex. "After the accuser identified Mr. Winston as her assailant, the police did not even attempt to interview him for almost two weeks and never obtained his DNA".

Sports Sharapova set for competitive return on Tuesday
Author: 0 Sharapova set for competitive return on Tuesday

Her face is plastered across the Sugarpova booth in the fan village - her own brand of sweets - and conversations seem to centre on the tainted former world No. The Italian Open in Rome next month has also given her a wild card . Sharapova's bid for a main draw spot has been met with much criticism. "It was only about the degree of fault that can be imputed to a player for her failure to make sure that the substance contained in a product she had been legally taking over a long period, and ...

Sports Cavs go 2-0 up in Pacers playoff
Author: 0 Cavs go 2-0 up in Pacers playoff

Kyrie Irving took his opponent to school during the April 17 playoff game between the Indiana Pacers and Cleveland Cavaliers. "We're right there of what we know we can become, and we'll figure it out", added James, who contributed 25 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists.

Sports Some questions and answers about Maria Sharapova's return
Author: 0 Some questions and answers about Maria Sharapova's return

The five-time major champion will take on Italy's Roberta Vinci , who does not agree with Sharapova being handed a free pass into tournaments . Six weeks ago, Halep blithely acknowledged Sharapova's right to wild cards on the basis that "she was No 1 and a champion".

Author: 0 Monday's National Hockey League playoffs: Bozak's OT goal gives Leafs 2-1 series lead

Braden Holtby made 30 saves at the other end as the favoured Caps regained momentum with the series shifting back to Washington for Game 5 on Friday night. We know what it's like to play on the road in the playoffs. "We played with great energy, great emotion". "He's obviously had a lot of experience, especially in these situations".

Author: 0 Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers

Portland started 1 of 11 from the field; the Warriors hit 12 of their first 14 attempts, and their lead was 28-5 six minutes into the game. It's probably helpful that they will have an extra few days to regroup: the Cavaliers have a lot to figure out, and the competition is only going to get tougher.

Author: 0 Russell Westbrook: Don't Try To Split Us Up

A fraction of a second remained as Russell Westbrook collected a seemingly meaningless rebound, but in a statistical sense, it was significant. The Rockets blew out the Thunder 118-87 in Game 1. It is a different story for the Thunder. Still, despite more involvement from others, the Thunder almost squandered a double-digit lead. "I just dribbled down the court", Harden said.

Author: 0 Sanchez won't be sold to Premier League rival, insists Arsenal boss Wenger

A 2-0 win at Burnley on Sunday afternoon ensured that United are just a single point behind City in the table heading into the game. Wenger also highlighted the importance of Arsenal considering Sanchez's value across his four-year contract and the difficulty they face in finding a replacement which would represent a better alternative.