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Author: 0 Bulls stun No.1 Celtics, steal Game 1

Boston made pushes to keep the score close until a combination of Butler, Rondo, Robin Lopez and a vintage flurry of unexpected 3s from Dwyane Wade were too much for Isaiah Thomas to keep up with. The Bulls, 41-41 in the regular season, are attempting to become the sixth No. 8 seed to upset a No. 1 in the first round - and the first since the Philadelphia 76ers upset Chicago in the 2012 playoffs.

Sports NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: Complete second-round schedule
Author: 0 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: Complete second-round schedule

Each of the series should be exciting and competitive. As a result, the Penguins, who would have been a 2-seed under the old format, had to face the third-best team in the first round because they both just happen to play in same division, and now must face the top team in the second round.

Sports Green Bay Packers Fill Void at Guard with Jahri Evans
Author: 0 Green Bay Packers Fill Void at Guard with Jahri Evans

However, Evans is considerably younger, and Saturday's time in Green Bay did help on the development of Evan Dietrich-Smith, who eventually took over for Saturday during the 2012 season. Terms of the deal with the 33-year old former Saint were not disclosed, but it likely does not come with much financial risk to the Packers. Murphy was a sixth-round pick a year ago.

Author: 0 Saints, running back Peterson agree on contract

He is 32 years old and just 12 times in National Football League history has a running back aged 32 years or older rushed for over 1,000 yards in a season. The NFL followed up with a tweet shortly after the announcement saying hey Saints fans, the new running back in town? "I can't wait to get him". The 32-year-old Peterson spent the last 10 seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, who drafted him with the seventh overall pick in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft.

Sports Houston Rockets overcome Russell Westbrook to send Oklahoma City Thunder home
Author: 0 Houston Rockets overcome Russell Westbrook to send Oklahoma City Thunder home

Meanwhile, Westbrook launched an assault of his own from deep as he proceeded to take over the game , pouring in 20 third quarter points in guiding the Thunder to a five-point advantage heading into the final stanza. After nearly singlehandedly erasing the Rockets' 11-point lead in the third quarter, Westbrook ran out of gas again in the fourth quarter. We understand what he brings to the table, we understand how important he is to that group of guys.

Sports Ronaldo rested once more from Real squad
Author: 0 Ronaldo rested once more from Real squad

Next up in La Liga competition is Deportivo La Coruna and we've got your live stream for the game on April. 26 at 3:30pm EST. Zidane has been rotating his squad through recent weeks amid a busy schedule in La Liga and Champions League, and has stuck to that policy even with Gareth Bale now injured and club captain Sergio Ramos suspended for the game at 16th-placed Depor, who are seven points above the relegation zone.

Author: 0 Bruins React to Game Six Loss, Playoff Elimination

I really liked him on the bench today. Ryan and Kyle Turris also scored for the Senators and Craig Anderson made 28 saves. The Bruins , as they have done so many times already this series, surrendered another breakaway attempt just after scoring their first, first-period goal this round.

Sports Magic Told Me I'm 'Probably Not' Returning To Lakers For 2017-18
Author: 0 Magic Told Me I'm 'Probably Not' Returning To Lakers For 2017-18

For what might mark his last game at Staples Center wearing a Lakers uniform, World Peace will not have the same kind of farewell that accompanied Kobe Bryant's career-finale. He didn't score in the first half, but got his 1,716th and 1,717th career steals to move past Ron Harper for 22nd place in National Basketball Association history.

Sports Dortmund struggles to come to terms with bomb attack on bus
Author: 0 Dortmund struggles to come to terms with bomb attack on bus

It was close but also very far from us. "I don't know if people can understand this but until I was on the pitch in the second half I didn't think about football to be honest". "We had the feeling that we were being treated as if a beer can had hit our bus", said Tuchel, who claimed he wasn't asked about whether to proceed with the game.

Sports Novak Djokovic edges past Gilles Simon at Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic edges past Gilles Simon at Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters

Pablo Carreno Busta , seeded 13, secured a thrilling 7-6 (7/0) 6-7 (4/7) 6-3 victory over Italian Fabio Fognini. The Monte Carlo Masters, a favorite of tennis stars and precursor to the summer's French Open , commenced on Sunday. With more practise, I remind myself how to win the points, how to defend and how to move. The 22-year-old fell behind 4-1 after an error-strewn start, before putting together four service breaks of his own to claim the first set.

Author: 0 Celtics' Isaiah Thomas plays one day after sister's death

Chicago Bulls vs Boston Celtics Live Streaming: The Bulls meets the Celtics at Boston in the second game of the NBA Basketball 2016-17 postseason. Six Bulls finished in double figures, with Robin Lopez scoring 18, Paul Zipser 16 off the bench and Nikola Mirotic 13. "We have to play hard no matter what", Bradley said.

Author: 0 Sharapova returns to tennis after 15-month doping ban

She has been granted wild cards here - where the tournament sponsor also sponsors her personally - and at the upcoming events in Madrid and Rome, which has led to some players complaining about her favourable treatment. It may sound like the stuff of Hollywood dreams, but the story of Maria Sharapova is a testament to the power of one individual to make it, whatever the odds, whatever the controversy, whatever people think.

Sports Conte: Chelsea have passed big psychological test but title race isn't over
Author: 0 Conte: Chelsea have passed big psychological test but title race isn't over

It didn't take long for Chelsea to take the lead, with Cesc Fabregas, Diego Costa, and Eden Hazard linking up before the latter swept home a precise finish to put the Blues ahead in the fifth minute of the game. Now for us it's very important to try to fight and try to win the title". Diego Costa finally ended his five-game goal drought with a stunning performance scoring twice and assisting once in yesterday's game.

Author: 0 Borini gives Sunderland lifeline by clinching West Ham draw

Indeed, there was now a foreboding sense that Sunderland wasn't coming back this time, although Khazri had Randolph backpedalling, then Didier Ndong fired over as the home side looked for a foothold in the contest. "Honestly, that's as positive as I've felt after a game for a long time", Cattermole told reporters. While few can have much sympathy for Borini who turns self-pity into an art form, his underlying message of a fractured camp lacking hope and belief contrasts sharply with the mood ...

Author: 0 Pacers Eliminated in Game-4 Loss to Cavaliers

The Cavs had to survive a late push by the Pacers, who outscored the Cavs 25-18 in the fourth quarter to erase an 11-point deficit. "That was a tough team", James said, following the Cavs 106-102 win over the Pacers. It sure wasn't easy. As their lead shrunk and shrunk, you could nearly hear them thinking, "Oh, my God, we're going to blow a 25-point halftime lead".

Sports Olympic Media Boss Steps Down Over Bullying Complaint
Author: 0 Olympic Media Boss Steps Down Over Bullying Complaint

The woman then immediately drafted a resignation letter , but it was Ms de Jong who tried to prevent her from leaving. De Jong said on Wednesday night that she was "yet to receive formal clarification of the process, but conceptually I'm pleased an independent committee will determine the matter".

Sports Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott spotted looking cosy at basketball game
Author: 0 Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott spotted looking cosy at basketball game

The rapper was courtside in Houston Tuesday night for the Rockets-Thunder game and must've thought rubbing Kylie's inner thigh would bring his hometown Rockets good luck. A "source" tells the publication that Kylie and Travis have a history (although that history could just be friendship - after all, they were both in Justine Skye's music video for "I'm Yours" back in 2015).

Sports Why Arsene Wenger turned to a 3-4-3 Arsenal formation
Author: 0 Why Arsene Wenger turned to a 3-4-3 Arsenal formation

Mathematically it is still possible now, even if it is hard, but we will give it a go. "The first time in 20 years", he said of the formation switch. "It was a committed game that we needed to win". But when asked if the formation would remain, he said: "No, we want to have the ball". Tonight's match is a must-win for both sides, and I will be disappointed if the players don't show that with some fight and fluency.

Sports Mariners place Felix Hernandez (shoulder inflammation) on DL
Author: 0 Mariners place Felix Hernandez (shoulder inflammation) on DL

We are going to have him checked out". Each Tigers starter recorded at least one hit and one run scored against the likes of Felix Hernandez , Chris Heston , Marshall, James Pazos and Evan Scribner. Haniger was 2-for-2 with one run scored. The Seattle attack consisted of eleven hits and six base on balls with Nelson Cruz going deep and driving in five while scoring three times.

Author: 0 Penguins eliminate Blue Jackets, 4-1

Kessel staked them to a lead they never lost with a man-advantage goal at 9:07 of the first period in Game 5, and Crosby's power-play goal at 5:31 of the third all but officially ended the Blue Jackets season. Nutivaara's goal at 4:48 of the second period boosted the Blue Jackets' lead to 3-0. The win allows the Penguins to knock off the Blue Jackets in just five games, which is pretty impressive considering they haven't had Kris Letang in their lineup.

Sports Santana, seven-run fifth inning lead Twins over Rangers 8-1
Author: 0 Santana, seven-run fifth inning lead Twins over Rangers 8-1

Dozier's two-out double in the fifth came after Martin Perez (1-3) walked the bases loaded, giving free passes to the three of the bottom four batters in the Twins lineup. Minnesota's Miguel Sano played after appealing his one-game suspension for what Major League Baseball deemed "aggressive actions" that caused the benches to clear during a game Saturday against Detroit.

Author: 0 Donaldson leaves game after aggravating sore right calf

Kim batted seventh on Friday against right-handed starter Aaron Sanchez . Their track record, along with the park they play in, should still make them one of the most potent line ups in the American League. "So that's definitely a good thing". PITCHING MATCHUP: Orioles LH Wade Miley (0-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. He struck out 10 and gave up two runs and five hits in 6 2-3 innings.

Author: 0 Grizzlies finally beat Spurs in postseason

Since Game 3 , however, the Spurs have looked extremely off-balance in the face of Memphis' physicality. The Grizzlies picked up the victory, 110-108 in overtime off a Marc Gasol game victor. Leonard, who was vital in the Spurs' first two wins, was held in check much more Thursday. Leonard scored 15 points, and Parker had 14 to lead the Spurs.

Sports Daryl Washington Reinstated By NFL
Author: 0 Daryl Washington Reinstated By NFL

Former Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington is allowed back in the NFL. On the one hand, Washington, 30, has three fewer seasons of mileage on his body. As everyone is aware, the 2017 NFL Draft is just days away and that is where our energy and attention is fully focused right now . In May of 2014, Washington was suspended by the NFL for the entirety of the season for violating the league's substance abuse policy for the second time in his career.

Author: 0 Investigation Continues Into 'Issues' Surrounding Aaron Hernandez's Death

Jury selection is set to begin this week in the wrongful death lawsuit from a fire on Christmas morning back in 2011 where three children and their grandparents were killed. One was addressed to Hernandez's former fiancee, another to his 4-year-old daughter, and a third to a fellow inmate. "The family of Aaron Hernandez wishes to thank the public for its thoughtful expressions of condolences", the statement said.

Sports Jay Cutler Has No Plans To Retire
Author: 0 Jay Cutler Has No Plans To Retire

On Tuesday afternoon, Cutler's agent Bus Cook told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the free agent quarterback isn't ready to call it quits yet. Teams like the Browns, 49ers and Jets all figure to select quarterbacks relatively early, effectively eliminating the need for someone like Cutler.

Sports Butler, Bulls Battle Celtics in Game 2
Author: 0 Butler, Bulls Battle Celtics in Game 2

Boston got within 91-82 early in the fourth before Chicago went on a 14-4 run to push its lead up to 19. In the only Western Conference game on Tuesday, the Los Angeles Clippers levelled their series against the Utah Jazz at 1-1, leading wire-to-wire in a 99-91 triumph.

Sports F1 to ditch 'halo' protection device in favour of screen
Author: 0 F1 to ditch 'halo' protection device in favour of screen

The halo was trialled extensively in 2016 but its introduction, planned for 2017, was delayed until 2018, as further tests were carried out. The F1 Strategy Group met with the F1 Commission, the FIA, and FOM boss Chase Carey to agree on changes to the sport for 2018 onwards.

Author: 0 Warriors find their playoff gear

Stephen Curry scored 37 points with eight assists and seven rebounds as the Warriors completed a four-game sweep of the best-of-seven Western Conference first-round series against the Blazers . The Blazers need to give it their all in Game 4, and try to win the match and see what happens in their next match. Listen to the live radio commentary of today's NBA Playoffs warriors vs blazers on 95.7 The Game, RIP CITY RADIO 620.

Sports Predators rested, ready to face Blues in surprising semi
Author: 0 Predators rested, ready to face Blues in surprising semi

I think it is times like now to take a look in the mirror and face facts. "You set aside your individual success for the benefit of the team and he shows great examples of that". Now they are living up to their preseason billing - and have a veteran goaltender in peak form. "They were a handful for us, and we weren't on the right side of things", Blues Head Coach Mike Yeo said.

Sports Perez's squeeze bunt give Angels 6-5 win over Rangers in 10
Author: 0 Perez's squeeze bunt give Angels 6-5 win over Rangers in 10

The Los Angeles Angels' Jefry Marte is welcomed into the dugout by Mike Trout after his seventh inning home run against the Texas Rangers at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA on Tuesday , April 11, 2017. Mike Napoli , Elvis Andrus and Carlos Gomez homered for the Rangers, and A.J. Griffin (1-0) pitched six innings of four-hit ball to pick up his first victory in six starts dating to last September.

Author: 0 United have made concrete move for Griezmann, confirms agent

He has got the right attitude. Antoine Griezmann would suit Manchester United's style of play perfectly, according to former United midfielder Ray Wilkins. With Ibrahimovic United career potentially over following his knee injury, Griezmann could come him as a direct replacement. Someone you can rely on to produce consistently.

Sports Jose Mourinho open to David De Gea sale to Real Madrid
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho open to David De Gea sale to Real Madrid

A swap deal involving De Gea and James Rodriguez is reportedly on the table, with Raphael Varane also serving as a potential bargaining chip. NAIJ.com can report that the goalie is a major summer transfer target for Spanish club Real Madrid who are ready to break the bank to lure him to Spain.

Sports Ex-NFL star Hernandez's family wants death scene evidence preserved
Author: 0 Ex-NFL star Hernandez's family wants death scene evidence preserved

Jenkins-Hernandez's lawyer, George Leontire, told the court that his camp was "very concerned about the loss of evidence in this case", per The Globe. As Radar has reported, Hernandez, 27, was found dead of a suicide in prison days after his acquittal in a 2012 double murder. It goes on to say that the plaintiff "intends to investigate all of the circumstances regarding Aaron Hernandez's death".

Sports I would prefer Tottenham midfielder over Kante — Sky Sports pundit
Author: 0 I would prefer Tottenham midfielder over Kante — Sky Sports pundit

N'Golo Kante picked N'Golo Kante as his PFA Player of the Year . The post Kante Voted PFA Player Of The Year, Alli Best Young Player appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria . N'Golo Kante has been a bargain compared to the money spent on the likes of Paul Pogba. Players from Spurs have now won the award five times in the past six seasons.

Author: 0 LeBron sparks Cavs to complete playoff sweep of Pacers

James also went 13 off 25 from the field, tying Kobe Bryant for fourth on the career playoff list for field goals. The Pacers had the lead going into the fourth quarter but outscored by the Cavs 25-18. For the Cavaliers, the play of Irving and James set the tempo for the visitors, scoring 14 of Cleveland's first 16 points. All of the Cavs' multiple personalities - from the ugly to the bad to the good to the great to the phenomenal - were on display Thursday night in a record-setting ...

Author: 0 Young 'expected' Man United to dominate leaders Chelsea

And the midfielder made Chelsea pay even further when he drove in a shot that deflected off Kurt Zouma and span high into the net in the 49th. Mourinho gambled by resting Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but Marcus Rashford and Ander Herrera's goals gave United a win that leaves Chelsea just four points above Tottenham Hotspur with six games to play.

Sports Spurs not throwing in the towel, says Lloris
Author: 0 Spurs not throwing in the towel, says Lloris

However, the west Londoners were well worth the win, which sees them go seven points clear of Tottenham, who face a tricky trip to Crystal Palace on Wednesday. "Gary trained with us yesterday and today", Conte said in his pre-match press conference. This was Chelsea's first home game since it was announced that John Terry would be leaving in the summer following 22 years of service.

Sports Nationals SS Trea Turner hits for cycle vs Rockies
Author: 0 Nationals SS Trea Turner hits for cycle vs Rockies

A home run pose told the story of Colorado starter Tyler Anderson's night. Blackmon picked up his third RBI of the game by grounding into a run-scoring force play to boost the lead to 8-4. The Rockies' bullpen is 6-0 with a 2.62 ERA, which is tops in the NL. Turner was called up from Triple-A Syracuse before the game. The start was originally scheduled to be made by RHP Joe Ross , but Tuesday's starter, RHP Stephen Strasburg , is going on paternity leave Monday, so the Nationals chose to ...