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Author: 0 Nene flawless in Rockets' Game 4 win over Thunder

At the halftime buzzer, Westbrook grabbed the rebound off of Harden's missed 3-pointer for his 10th rebound. The first-round series shifts back to the Toyota Center in Houston on Tuesday night where James Harden and the Rockets will have the opportunity to advance the Western Conference Semifinals.

Sports Joshua vs. Klitschko video: Watch the best of Wladimir Klitschko
Author: 0 Joshua vs. Klitschko video: Watch the best of Wladimir Klitschko

Joshua has had only 18 professional fights, yet is the favourite to beat one of the finest heavyweight champions in history. "She enjoys it all, though, and she gets a few freebies", Joshua said. Klitschko faces the undefeated Joshua and will aim to become the first fighter to stop the 27-year-old and avoid a knockout. "I definitely saw weaknesses; I'm not going to reveal that right here, you know".

Author: 0 Former star Texas running back reveals infant son died during record season

This is what most of us didn't know: His infant son, D'Onta Jr., died midway through the college football season at just 7 weeks old because of an intestinal infection. I was crushed and I was so hurt. "He will never be replaced", Foreman said. He led the nation in rushing yards per game at 184.4 - next closest was San Diego State's Donnell Pumphrey at 152.4 - while his 2,028 total rushing yards were second to Pumphrey (2,133).

Sports Malcolm Butler signs RFA tender; can now be traded
Author: 0 Malcolm Butler signs RFA tender; can now be traded

Both games are now expected to air on NBC Boston, as is the Patriots' Week 10 matchup with the Broncos in Denver. The teams will face off Thursday, Sept. In prime time, the Redskins will be home for the Giants. Amendola just restructured his contract again to remain with the team and has been a solid contributor to two Super Bowl winners.

Sports Local Sharks fan allegedly assaulted on Jasper Avenue after Game 5
Author: 0 Local Sharks fan allegedly assaulted on Jasper Avenue after Game 5

The Oilers downed the San Jose Sharks 3-1 on Saturday in Game 6 of their first-round series to take the set 4-2. While he admits it's going to be fun playing against some of his former Anaheim Ducks teammates, the Oilers winger says there is nothing personal at stake when the second round of National Hockey League playoffs begins Wednesday at the Honda Center.

Sports Bastian Schweinsteiger: This Manchester United star should join MLS
Author: 0 Bastian Schweinsteiger: This Manchester United star should join MLS

Ibrahimovic's season has come to an abrupt end due to an anterior cruciate ligament injury sustained against Anderlecht last week, meaning that his time in the Premier League could be over. The former Germany worldwide made the move to Old Trafford in 2015 but failed to live up to high expectations in the Premier League. Therefore, he always stayed there, avoiding moving overseas.

Author: 0 Playoffs Round 1 Series Recap: Indiana Pacers and Cleveland Cavaliers

Instead, the Cavaliers leaned heavily on the Big Three of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving , and Kevin Love to drag them kicking and screaming to victories. The Cavs were down ten after the first quarter and by fifteen after the second quarter, leaving them with a 25-point lead by the Pacers at halftime.

Sports Conte frustrated by Herrera handball, but takes blame for setback
Author: 0 Conte frustrated by Herrera handball, but takes blame for setback

Despite having been barracked with chants of "Judas" during United's 1-0 defeat at Chelsea in the FA Cup last month, Mourinho said victory over his former club carried no special significance. Referencing that quarter-final clash, Mourinho said: "That game was totally controlled when we played with 11 players, and only the decision that made us play with 10 players gave Chelsea a chance to be dominant".

Author: 0 Monte-Carlo Masters: Novak Djokovic upsets Simon, Tsonga loses in return

Defending champion Rafael Nadal overcame a stiff test on Wednesday, outlasting Kyle Edmund of Great Britain, 6-0, 5-7, 6-3, in the second round of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters in Monaco . But sitting here, being 4-Love up in the third, I haven't lost many matches like that in my career. Bopanna and Cuevas overcame a strong challenge to win the first round clash 6-3, 6-7, 10-2 in one hour and 27 minutes at the Monte Carlo Country Club.

Sports I Think Paul George Hates His Team
Author: 0 I Think Paul George Hates His Team

On Monday, he scored 13 points in 26 minutes, but he picked up four personal fouls. In the first game between Pacers vs Cavaliers, the P. George (SF) has scored highest for his Pacers as 29 points, seven assists and five rebounds. "We came in believing, we still believe". "He has to learn to just be in the moment". Leonard finished 9 for 14 from the field and was 19 for 19 on free throws.

Sports Cardinals open 2017 as underdogs to Lions on road
Author: 0 Cardinals open 2017 as underdogs to Lions on road

This year marks the first time since 1979-80 (Chicago) that the Lions have hosted the same team on Thanksgiving in back-to-back seasons. The Detroit Lions will open 2017 at home against the Arizona Cardinals. By giving the Lions equal home games and road games in both the first and last quarters of the season, the schedule had to fall the other way at least once.

Sports Jamie Carragher offers blunt advice to defender about Man United transfer
Author: 0 Jamie Carragher offers blunt advice to defender about Man United transfer

Everton are also believed to be in the hunt, however, with Toffees boss Ronald Koeman said to be desperate to bring the England worldwide to Goodison Park in this summer's transfer window. Phil Jones, Chris Smalling would know him as the kid from the youth team. Liverpool are also in need of a centre back and have been linked with several players over the last few months, including the likes of Virgil van Dijk - a clear indicator of Klopp's preference to opt for a player from the Premier ...

Sports Stillwater Mining Company (SWC) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.40
Author: 0 Stillwater Mining Company (SWC) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.40

A total of 3.02 million shares exchanged hands as contrast to its average trading volume of 4.09 million shares. The Company's shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbol SWC. If you are reading this piece of content on another website, it was stolen and reposted in violation of USA & global trademark & copyright legislation.

Sports Transfer rumors: Liverpool prepared to spend £50 million on Virgil van Dijk
Author: 0 Transfer rumors: Liverpool prepared to spend £50 million on Virgil van Dijk

The same article states that Liverpool are facing competition from Premier League rivals Arsenal, Chelsea, Everton and Manchester City for the defender. He is an excellent reader of the game and is a good passer. Van Dijk, a 25-year-old center-back, has spent the last two years with the Saints, after three seasons in the Eredivisie with Groningen and another three in Scotland with Celtic.

Author: 0 Peter King Has A Bold Prediction For The NFL Draft

Regardless of what Sapp thinks, though, Garrett is still expected to be the No. 1 overall pick when the Browns make their selection on Thursday night in Philadelphia. Strong words from the Hall of Famer. Gotta say, having your discipline called out by a guy who played at Tha U in the early "90s is about as insightful and relevant as the lyrics of a Smash Mouth song.

Author: 0 John Wall Shines as Wizards Win Game One over Atlanta

Andre Roberson was the Thunder's second-leading scorer with 12 points. MVP ballots are due to the league office on Friday, so the victor of the projected battle between Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook and Houston's James Harden for that trophy will be decided before the Thunder-Rockets series starts.

Author: 0 Disappointed Toure prefers no referees for Manchester derby

Meanwhile referee Craig Pawson somehow failed to award the Citizens a penalty after Aguero was fouled in the box by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, while Alexis Sanchez's calls for a penalty were waved away. They are now fourth but United will leapfrog them if they win on Thursday. Pep Guardiola's side now occupy the fourth of the Champions League positions, with United just a point behind in a tight race.

Sports Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez guilty of gun charge
Author: 0 Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez guilty of gun charge

He is now serving a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole for that killing. After the verdict was announced, the former player reportedly turned toward Shayanna Jenkins , his fiancé at the time of the shooting, and mouthed the words, "I love you".

Author: 0 Game 5 Preview: San Antonio Spurs vs. Memphis Grizzlies

He finished with 43 points while shooting 14-for-30 from the field, 7-for-10 from beyond the arc, and was flawless from the line, hitting all eight free throws. The Spurs led the National Basketball Association in 3-point shooting percentage during the regular season but struggled in this game. "It was a great game", Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said at his postgame news conference.

Sports What We Learned Wednesday From Sashi Brown And Andrew Berry
Author: 0 What We Learned Wednesday From Sashi Brown And Andrew Berry

What the Browns will do next remains unclear. It's probably being done by a team drafting lower that actually medically cleared the said player and wants him to drop. There have been numerous mock drafts floating around the internet suggesting the Bears will go with Alabama Crimson Tide defensive end Jonathan Allen to bolster their roster in that area.

Author: 0 Even versus NHL's best, Maple Leafs' rookies continue to astound

They weren't the only Toronto players with lofty possession numbers. The club certainly needs him now that Roman Polak will miss the rest of the season. The Toronto Maple Leafs got their toughest test yet from the best team in hockey. All three games have been decided in overtime. Goalie Frederik Andersen was superb for the Maple Leafs and Kasperi Kapanen ended it midway through the second extra stanza with his second goal of the night.

Author: 0 Funeral under way for ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez

Hernandez's family has requested for the incident to be a family and private matter. A spokeswoman for the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association said Saturday, April 22, that the service is set for Monday, April 24. After the disgraced footballer was discovered in his cell, investigators found three handwritten notes he left behind. Hernandez's service was held at the O'Brien Funeral Home from 1 to 3 p.m.

Author: 0 Pacers, Bulls grab final National Basketball Association playoff spots

The Magic, who led by as many as 21 points in the first quarter, allowed the Pistons to surge ahead in the fourth quarter in a game matching two non-playoff teams. HEAT 110, WIZARDS 102: Goran Dragic scored 28 points, Hassan Whiteside added 24 points and 18 rebounds, and Miami won at home while being eliminated from the National Basketball Association playoffs.

Sports Toronto Raptors (50-31) @ Cleveland Cavaliers (51-30)
Author: 0 Toronto Raptors (50-31) @ Cleveland Cavaliers (51-30)

What does that mean? No. 1 Warriors defeat No. 2 Spurs in five games: After a grueling second-round matchup against the Rockets, the Spurs can't keep up with the league's most explosive team, as Golden State's small-ball lineup gets the better of San Antonio's bully-ball.

Sports Wilds Season Ends In Another Disappointment
Author: 0 Wilds Season Ends In Another Disappointment

The Wild hope to advance their quest of becoming only the fourth team to come back from a 3-0 deficit, the last coming in 2014 when the Los Angeles Kings came back to defeat the San Jose Sharks in the first round. Louis team that was left for dead when he relieved the fired Ken Hitchcock on February 1 back to Minnesota for a playoff reckoning. When Martin Hanzal failed to win that battle with his stick, Jared Spurgeon had to help and Magnus Paajarvi was left alone in the slot.

Sports Allen takes playoff success in stride — Blues notebook
Author: 0 Allen takes playoff success in stride — Blues notebook

St. Louis has proven they can beat the Wild even when the Blues are not at their best. "This series, they were the better team". That was until Charlie Coyle sealed off Patrik Berglund along the wall. Koivu offered the chair. Erik Haula filled in admirably, but in defeat. He exuded an incredible amount of patience on the play as he froze Allen, then moved wide to find the back of the net.

Sports Free Agent Blake Griffin likely done with Los Angeles Clippers
Author: 0 Free Agent Blake Griffin likely done with Los Angeles Clippers

First-time All-Star Gordon Hayward and Johnson have been the two leading scorers and have been involved in plenty of isolations as Quin Snyder has continued a great season where he led his team to a Northwest title, making him part of the Coach of the Year conversation.

Author: 0 Royal Challengers beat Gujarat Lions by 21 runs

Although the odds were still against them, all-rounder Ben Stokes, Thakur and left-arm paceman Jaydev Unadkat shared eight wickets to upstage RCB. The headlines, however, were all about the sensational Gayle who with 32, six and 22 in his three previous innings in the tournament, entered the game just three shy of the 10 000 run mark.

Sports Rockets advance with 105-99 win over Thunder
Author: 0 Rockets advance with 105-99 win over Thunder

On Tuesday night, the Houston Rockets finished off the Oklahoma City Thunder, winning their opening round series with a convincing five games. With the win, the Rockets eliminated the Thunder from the playoffs with a 4-1 series victory. LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gordon Hayward scored 27 points, Utah controlled the paint, and the Jazz beat the Los Angeles Clippers to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round series.

Sports Sharks Outlast Oilers in Game 1 OT Thriller
Author: 0 Sharks Outlast Oilers in Game 1 OT Thriller

Cam Talbot had 41 saves for Edmonton, which wilted under relentless pressure from the veteran-laden Sharks . In score close situations at even strength, the Sharks have accounted for 55.8% of the shot attempts (48-38), according to Natural Stat Trick.

Author: 0 Raptors even series behind DeRozan, Lowry

A nine-point lead in the second quarter after a flurry of three-pointers and open jumpers. That should not happen with the size advantage the Raptors have. "At that time , they were making every shot". "They had two guys on him, and he trusted us". It's nearly like a tradition in the NBA Playoffs . "It would have been easy to let go of the rope", Bucks coach Jason Kidd said.

Author: 0 LeBron leads Cavs in sweeping Pacers

He hit this big three to give the Cavs the lead back, then both Kyle Korver and James made free throws down the stretch to clinch the victory. He hit 1 of 2 free throws to seal the game and finished with 33 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals and 2 blocks.

Author: 0 Britton, O's hand Blue Jays worst start ever; Donaldson hurt

Donaldson, Troy Tulowitzki and Kendrys Morales have been the lone Jays to threaten at the plate as Toronto (1-8) becomes mired deeper in the worst start in franchise history. "I've seen him hit quite a bit now, faced him quite a bit now, understand that he hits lefties well". "It's big, it really is", Gibbons said. "Any time I can get groundball outs, that kind of shows me that I have it that day", he said.

Sports Stanley Cup Playoffs: Blues, Rangers, Oilers advance to Round 2: Four takeaways
Author: 0 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Blues, Rangers, Oilers advance to Round 2: Four takeaways

Edmonton will now face the top seed in the Pacific Division, the Anaheim Ducks. Tomorrow begins the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and the Edmonton Oilers are one of eight teams remaining. The Sharks are 6-18 all-time in Game 6 (3-8 at home) and 12-19 historically in elimination games. Who would ever have believed the Oilers would have won a series in six games and McDavid would only have three points to that moment? However, the Sharks shut him down effective throughout the ...

Author: 0 Harden, Rockets oust Thunder

Argh to NBAtv. This has been a compelling series, with both teams winning their home games , including an epic game four that devolved into a battle between Mike Conley and Kawhi Leonard , who brought the Spurs back from the brink to take the lead late before Conley sent it to overtime.

Author: 0 Seattle Mariners: Series Preview vs. Miami Marlins, April 17th-19th

Moments later, upon realizing it was Ichiro who made the leaping catch, came another cheer. Miami Marlins starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Seattle .

Author: 0 Real out to home in on Liga title after raiding Bayern

Ronaldo scored his first goal in UEFA club competition during Manchester United's 7-1 victory over Roma on 10 April 2007, and 10 years and two days later reached the impressive milestone in Real's crucial win at Bayern. Zidane was delighted with Real Madrid's 2-1 away win but said that nothing is won yet, and that his team will have to "suffer" at the Bernabeu next Tuesday.

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.