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Sports Draymond Green says Celtics' Kelly Olynyk is 'a dirty player'
Author: 0 Draymond Green says Celtics' Kelly Olynyk is 'a dirty player'

If you're wondering whether Oubre apologized to Olynyk, he did not, which got some of the reporters laughing a little. With all the carnage, Game 3 looked more like an MMA bout starring Washington's Kelly Oubre and Kelly Olynyk . "That's the mindset I feel like all of us had". "He set a screen, it was called a common foul, it was reviewed by the league, the league determined it was a common foul and another guy rushed him and chucked him on the ground".

Sports Nashville Predators Vs. St. Louis Blues
Author: 0 Nashville Predators Vs. St. Louis Blues

The Predators never trailed on their way to the win, receiving two goals from their blue line, book-ending the scoring with tallies from Ryan Ellis and Roman Josi surrounding a game-winner from Cody McLeod in the second period. I thought we played well too. It led to lots of zone time , most notably on the sequence that decided the game. "It's about getting pucks through and making good plays at the right time ", Ellis said of his postseason success .

Sports Liverpool lose a major star just before the West Ham game
Author: 0 Liverpool lose a major star just before the West Ham game

Klopp has carefully managed Firmino's playing time in recent weeks so I don't think he'll be rushed back. "It is frustrating not to have him because you know what he means to us", Bilic said. Firmino has scored 11 Premier League goals for Liverpool this season. A slip-up today will give Arsenal the opportunity to move into the top four when they play Sunderland midweek.

Sports Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel second
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel second

It was also the 250th by a British driver in Formula One. Valtteri Bottas is the only driver to win a race this year other than Vettel and Hamilton . He drops to eighth behind Carlos Sainz, splitting the two Toro Rosso cars. The Russian GP victor did an excellent job of slowing up Vettel , furiously defending his position to allow Hamilton to sneak up to Vettel .

Author: 0 Hull completes trio of northeast clubs relegated from EPL

Would we talk about it now? "We will talk before the Tottenham match next Sunday". Swansea chief Paul Clement added: "I am very proud of what we have achieved in the second half of the season". "For the fans as well. they didn't deserve what's happened with the club this season". Silva, 39, said the foundations for the club's relegation were laid in pre-season.

Author: 0 Rohit Sharma, Mohammed Shami Return To Indian Squad For ICC Champions Trophy

Such drastic action was ruled out at a special general meeting in Delhi on Sunday, leaving the selectors to proceed with the business of putting together a 15-man squad to defend the title they won at Edgbaston in 2013. "We considered Rishabh Pant , Kuldeep Yadav , Suresh Raina, Dinesh Karthik and Shardul Thakur ". Making a comeback to the Indian one-day global squad after a long gap of two years, Mohammed Shami said that in the last two years he has focussed more on his strength and ...

Author: 0 Chelsea crowned EPL Champions

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas said: "I thought it was going to be one of those days". Make no mistake though, none of these excuses should be confused as criticizing Chelsea or Conte's work there. In September, the team now on course to add a win record to the title just secured drew away at Swansea, lost at home to Liverpool, then most calamitously of all went down 3-0 at Arsenal, a defeat that left Conte fuming.

Author: 0 MS native Ricky Stenhouse Jr. wins first NASCAR Cup race

Stenhouse did start from the pole and praised the power from his Doug Yates-built engine for the speed. Hamlin claimed his first stage win of the season in the second stage of Sunday's race. Dale Earnhardt, Jr .'s left rear wheel cost him any chance he had at winning his seventh Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway . Bowyer was nearly immediately passed by Hamlin, who cruised to the stage two win.

Author: 0 Man United season still successful without Europa League - Mourinho

It certainly wont be a walk in the park for United in their trip to Stockholm , as they will take on the Ajax starlets who steam rolled Lyon in their own semi-final. I can not lose 5-0 or 6-0. "He's had a better season than Jurgen Klopp even if Liverpool finish in the top four, he's won two trophies and got Champions League football".

Sports Luke Shaw to see specialist after latest injury setback
Author: 0 Luke Shaw to see specialist after latest injury setback

A more important statistic is the 14 league games they have drawn this season, 10 in front of their own fans. Mourinho has reportedly been increasingly frustrated with his players' use of social media and the likes of Luke Shaw have already been reprimanded this season after posting footage of himself training at home - a video the manager thought painted the club in a bad light.

Sports LeBron James continues Playoff domination as Cavs win again
Author: 0 LeBron James continues Playoff domination as Cavs win again

DeMar DeRozan delivered 37 points on 12 of 23 shooting, Jonas Valanciunas scored 19, Norman Powell added 13 points and Serge Ibaka chipped in with 12. Cory Joseph made his first playoff start in Lowry's place, but finished with just four points. The Raptors' season is one loss away from ending, and All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry will likely be on the sidelines watching with an ankle injury.

Author: 0 Martin Truex Jr. living sublimely after Kansas Speedway win

He's had plenty of other close calls at Kansas, always leading laps but never finding his way to victory lane. Harvick finished third followed by Blaney, Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson . Once the red flag was finally lifted and cars began rolling off, Clint Bowyer told his team over the radio he was concerned about the heat building up in his own brakes.

Sports Zuccarello helps cut Rangers' deficit
Author: 0 Zuccarello helps cut Rangers' deficit

Just minutes later, Turris took a pass from Alex Burrows and knocked a series-shifting shot past Henrik Lundqvist . If the Rangers are unable to come back and win the final two games of the series, they'll look back at their blown opportunities.

Author: 0 Coutinho Brace Inspires Reds Four-Goal Rout Of West Ham

It has been a good last few weeks for us, but we probably have not got as many points as we should. "We couldn't have done better", said Klopp, who praised Sturridge for "a fantastic game". Are Liverpool assured of Champions League football? . "But the first sentence the players said in the dressing room was: 'One more time". It was an unhappy end to their first season at London Stadium as the home supporters flooded the exits before the final whistle and the players were left to do ...

Sports New York Mets considering giving Tim Tebow promotion
Author: 0 New York Mets considering giving Tim Tebow promotion

According to a club source, there has been discussion about moving the former Heisman Trophy victor to a higher level within the minors, but such a jump likely won't occur until after the All-Star Game in midseason. AT THE PLATE: Tebow was 3 of 12 at the plate this week. That represents the kind of progress many assumed he wouldn't make in this mid-career experiment.

Sports Alonso: McLaren's chassis is third best
Author: 0 Alonso: McLaren's chassis is third best

Alonso said after the humbling day. "I think the auto yesterday performed quite well even if we had the odd FP1 and FP2 with not much running". Pushed on whether he felt that there were any grounds to believe that Honda's situation was improving after increasing reliability trouble, Brown said: "I don't know that reliability is getting worse because we haven't had much reliability yet".

Author: 0 Dominic Thiem: 'I had worse weeks in my life than this one'

Rafael Nadal recorded a first win over Novak Djokovic in nearly three years to seal a place in the Madrid Open final . It feels ironic that the only times that Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem have ever met is on clay, with only one win for the young Austrian in Buenos Aires a year ago.

Author: 0 Arsenal maintain top four hunt with impressive Stoke victory

Peter Crouch set up a potentially nervous finish with a 66th-minute goal - though replays appeared to show the ball going in off the forward's hand - but Sanchez and Giroud, with his second, sealed an impressive victory with scores in the 76th and 80th minutes.

Author: 0 Senators beat Penguins in overtime Saturday night

Ryan broke in alone on Marc-Andre Fleury and deked the Pittsburgh goalie before flipping a backhand into the open net 4:59 into overtime to give Ottawa a 2-1 victory Saturday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. With 116 playoff games behind him, and holding the franchise record for defencemen with 18 playoff goals, he was the voice of experience. He missed six of 'em with a broken wrist.

Sports Real Madrid thrash Sevilla to home in on title - Eurosport.com AU
Author: 0 Real Madrid thrash Sevilla to home in on title - Eurosport.com AU

But Real made sure of the points with second half strikes from Ronaldo and Toni Kroos as they look to win their first La Liga trophy in five years. Nacho opened the scoring just 11 minutes in with the weirdest goal you'll see all month. The Real superstar's record was in doubt after numerous outlets debated whether Ronaldo had actually hit 400 goals against Atletico Madrid. It needed Leganes to lose at Athletic Bilbao, but the recently promoted club drew 1-1 to remain in the top division ...

Author: 0 Real Madrid vs Sevilla 2016-2017 LaLiga

Real Madrid have three La Liga matches in the next two weeks, and if they win all three then they will win the league crown. The 33-year-old is not a stranger on the European stage as in each of his appearances in the Champions League final he has come away with a winners medal, but speaking at an event in Barcelona.

Sports White Sox snap skid in walk-off win over Padres
Author: 0 White Sox snap skid in walk-off win over Padres

Weaver turned in a rebound effort nonetheless, and stood as the would-be victor after Hunter Renfroe smacked a go-ahead, three-run home run against Chicago left-hander Jose Quintana in the seventh inning. That's where it stayed until the eighth when Myers tied it with a 433-foot blast to left-center after being knocked down on the previous pitch (a 97 miles per hour fastball) from Tommy Kahnle.

Sports Odorizzi, 2 homers help Rays beat Blue Jays 6-1
Author: 0 Odorizzi, 2 homers help Rays beat Blue Jays 6-1

Leading up to the start, Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said he'd be thrilled if he could get four innings from the former Rule 5 pick. Needless to say, the bullpen did an excellent job after Biagini. Moving him to the rotation, or down to Buffalo was not a luxury the Jays felt they could afford. "Any pitch in that situation is not a bad decision, it's just the execution of it", Cobb said of the home run in the eighth.

Sports Don't Doubt We Can Beat Manchester United - Celta Vigo Star Issues Warning
Author: 0 Don't Doubt We Can Beat Manchester United - Celta Vigo Star Issues Warning

It was not a gamble, it was a simple decision based on common sense. The trio were out since the start of April and had missed United's last seven games in the Premier League. Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has revealed that he is "desperate" to win the Europa League title this season. "I see a difference between games", Mourinho told a news conference.

Author: 0 Astros-Yankees game postponed to Sunday

Oh, and in his last at-bat ever in Yankee Stadium, he hit a walk-off base hit. "I" ve had this special relationship with the organization and fans for years. He had gone six games and 27 at-bats since his previous home run on May 3. He ushered in one of the greatest eras in Yankee history. Jeter wrote an essay published May 11, 2017, on his Players' Tribune site thanking the city before his No.

Sports Pochettino suggests Chelsea's spending was key to title
Author: 0 Pochettino suggests Chelsea's spending was key to title

The largest, most visible and immediate obstacle is summer recruitment, one of the underlying factors behind Mourinho's disastrous 2015/16 that not only impacted Chelsea's performances on the pitch but seemingly fractured relationships behind the scenes, particularly with technical director Michael Emenalo.

Sports Spurs beat Man United to finish as Premier League runners-up
Author: 0 Spurs beat Man United to finish as Premier League runners-up

The final whistle brought a pitch invasion that subsided after a short time , with fans seeking mementos and photographs with players before they were ordered back to their seats. Spurs are on their way to Wembley , as the old song goes, and when Chas and Dave made a guest appearance at half-time they did make the point that the new stadium will actually be slightly closer to White Hart Lane when it opens for business in August 2018.

Sports Fernando Alonso expected to slump even without clash
Author: 0 Fernando Alonso expected to slump even without clash

We knew we didn't have the same race pace as the cars ahead of us, and even if we did, we lost all our chances stuck behind Kvyat after the pit stop. But even if we'd gone through, with the speed we have in the straights, sooner or later we'd drop down the order.

Sports West Ham rout 'perfect afternoon' - Klopp
Author: 0 West Ham rout 'perfect afternoon' - Klopp

The 24-year-old has been heavily linked with a move away from Anfield, but the club's chances of keeping him will surely be enhanced should they manage to gain a place in next season's Champions League. It's easy to say and much more hard to do but the boys did really brilliant. "We scored the goals and controlled the game and could have scored more, but that's completely OK that we didn't.

Author: 0 Wenger congratulates Chelsea on title but warns of 'different story' next term

But while Wenger's name was sung out heartily by supporters inside Stoke's stadium early in the game a plane flew overhead carrying a banner calling for the Frenchman not to return next season. "That was a patch in the second half where we had to stick together, at a few corners". "It's a shame we didn't finish as well as we would have liked in front of our own fans but we'll go again next season".

Author: 0 Putin sits down at piano in China, plays Soviet songs

The two leaders discussed the situation on the Korean Peninsula during their meeting after the opening ceremony of a summit on China's "One Belt, One Road" development plan underway in Beijing. Vladimir Putin - a man known for his broad array of extra-curricular interests - has revealed a hidden ability as an amateur pianist. He was spotted playing one at a Moscow theatre in 2011, and at a charity fundraiser in 2010.

Sports LeBron shines as Cavs humble Raptors
Author: 0 LeBron shines as Cavs humble Raptors

If Toronto can't improve on its defensive effort, the Raptors won't contend in any of the games. And yes, they are wonderful fans. Lying beyond Lowry are other trivial matters like not getting demolished from the three-point line, breaking Cleveland's traps with decisiveness and DeMar DeRozan not playing one of the worst games of his career.

Sports Royals sweep O's after rallying from down five
Author: 0 Royals sweep O's after rallying from down five

Offensively, Eric Hosmer leads the Royals with 41 hits and 15 RBI while Salvador Perez and Lorenzo Cain have combined for 72 hits and 30 RBI. "I mean it was on a dead-line over the center field wall". Duffy had not been supported by a run in his previous two starts, but the Royals scored for him in the first inning. "It'd say the biggest difference is not being able to throw that fastball higher than high", Gausman said.

Author: 0 Korean Kim becomes youngest to win Players Championship

Ian Poulter is hoping to take advantage of Saturday's "incredible" 71 to challenge for honours in The Players Championship. The Englishman took it from there. Poulter's heroics from the trees left him a kick-in putt, but it still left Kim three shots to spare to finish things off as he waited in the 18th fairway.

Author: 0 Celtics rout Wizards on home court to take series lead

The importance of a Game 5 is discussed every time a series is tied 2-2. The Celtics have been bad in Washington through two games, averaging just 95.5 points on just 39.7 percent shooting. Bradley was high scorer for the game with 29 points. Beal (from 40 percent in the regular season to 28 in the playoffs) and Porter (from 43 to 31), in particular, have been off, and they're supposed to be Washington's most productive from beyond the arc.

Author: 0 Jeter's No 2 retired by Yanks; Monument Park plaque unveiled

I think on behalf of all the fans probably here today, for the way that you represented yourself, represented the Yankee organization, the way you played the game, the way you treated the fans speaks volumes of who you are. The other Core Four members - Posada, Andy Pettitte and Mariano Rivera - were all together in The Bronx again Sunday night, along with longtime manager Joe Torre , to honor Jeter, their Captain.

Author: 0 We will see how Chelsea respond next season, says Arsene Wenger

Much of the Gunners' revival has been down to the form of Alexis Sanchez. Arsenal is making a traditional late-season charge in a bid to seal a top-four finish, with this fourth win in its last five league games lifting Arsene Wenger's side above Manchester United and into fifth place.

Sports Edmonton opens 2nd round with wild win
Author: 0 Edmonton opens 2nd round with wild win

Andrej Sekera also scored for Edmonton, which also won the first two games on the road in the 2006 Western Conference Finals against Anaheim. Edmonton still leads the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal series two games to one. Edmonton extended its lead to 2-0 on Maroon's power-play goal, his second of the playoffs, at 6:41 of the second period. If it is Vatanen that draws in for the injuries Bieksa, this is something that could help the Ducks in Game 2 and potentially beyond.

Sports Parker will need season-ending surgery after Game 2 injury
Author: 0 Parker will need season-ending surgery after Game 2 injury

Parker had to be carried off the court after he went down with 8:52 remaining in the fourth quarter of San Antonio's win. Spurs officials said the 16-year veteran will undergo an MRI on Thursday morning and will update his status after, but San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said following the game that " it's not good ".