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Sports Longtime Falcons WR Roddy White makes retirement official
Author: 0 Longtime Falcons WR Roddy White makes retirement official

He had back-to-back seasons with 100 receptions during the 2010, 2011 seasons, leading the league in 2010 with 115. White sat out the 2016 season, saying he turned down a contract offer from the Tennessee Titans. So many people want to get there with New England. Even without White, the team made their best postseason run since 1999, finishing with a heart-breaking 34-31 loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl LI.

Sports Rudy Gobert Injures Knee on First Playoff Possession
Author: 0 Rudy Gobert Injures Knee on First Playoff Possession

Their three point defence, however, was below the league average, with opposing teams shooting 35.76% from beyond the arc. We now don't know if Rudy will return to this series, or when, but the Clippers should have had a playoff win tonight and they didn't.

Author: 0 Playoff hockey back in Toronto as Wilson plays the villain

In Toronto's final seven games of the season, the Leafs had a three-game road trip followed by a four-game home stand. Holtby gave up four goals in Saturday's double overtime loss to Leafs in Game 2. Hyman drew the power play late in regulation on the goal that Bozak scored in overtime to win it. "Two big goals and I think our team played really well today".

Author: 0 Paul Millsap Says the Wizards Played Like it was the MMA

The victor of the series will face the victor of the Boston Celtics-Chicago Bulls first round matchup. The play of Washington's big men was still important and will continue to be for the duration of this series. Neither Schroder nor Hardaway Jr.is known for their defensive prowess. Patterson shot 43.8 percent from three over his last 20 games of the season and will hope to ride that momentum into the playoffs.

Author: 0 Bulls clinch playoff spot with 112-73 rout over Nets

The Miami Heat took care of business in Game 82 Wednesday night, defeating a Washington Wizards team without John Wall and Bradley Beal . The Pacers (vs. Yet, somehow the Bulls pulled out of the nose dive, coach Fred Hoiberg pointing to a crucial stretch of four straight recent wins over the Bucks, Hawks, Cavs and Pelicans as the game changer.

Sports Day after sister's death, Isaiah Thomas plays for Celtics
Author: 0 Day after sister's death, Isaiah Thomas plays for Celtics

Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas wears a message on his shoes in memory of his sister Chyna during the fourth quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game against the Chicago Bulls, Sunday, April 16, 2017, in Boston. Butler, who played alongside Thomas on the past two Eastern Conference All-Star teams, said he also was in awe of what Thomas was able to do. The Bulls put up 32 points in the fourth quarter after the C's had looked solid throughout much of the game.

Sports Sanchez, Ozil give Arsenal win at Boro
Author: 0 Sanchez, Ozil give Arsenal win at Boro

He said: 'I think we're agreed what we are going to do, aren't we? Arsenal beat West Ham 3-0 before that game, and it looked as though they were back to their free-flowing best. "It was a testing point for us, mentally [at 1-1] it was a moment when I felt that "now we'll see where we go". Ozil said last week he wants to know what the manager's plans are before any agreement is reached, and with both key players coming in for criticism for their individual performances of late, Wenger ...

Author: 0 Chelsea's title chances '50 percent' - Conte

Harry Kane and Jan Vertonghen have warned Tottenham's stumbling FA Cup and title rivals Chelsea that Spurs have never felt better or more confident. "It doesn't matter if the leader is Chelsea or another - we beat them convincingly". "This is a game between two teams that are in contention to win the league this season".

Sports Despite his goal, Ozil doesn't convince as Arsenal edge past Middlesbrough
Author: 0 Despite his goal, Ozil doesn't convince as Arsenal edge past Middlesbrough

FW Mesut Ozil, 7 - It was a new role for the usual No. 10 as he was pushed a bit to the right and he engaged more with the defensive side of the game, making five tackles. But didn't hold up the ball particularly well and made little impact, beyond nearly scoring a third in injury time when sending a lob just wide. "Just to be more solid defensively, we of course have to defend better as a team", he told Sky Sports before the game.

Author: 0 NHL: Maple Leafs clinch last playoff spot

Then there was Kasperi Kapanen , his first National Hockey League goal and point a few minutes earlier tying the game at three. Squandering an early four-minute power play ended up hurting them as their energy dwindled in the final 25 minutes, and they couldn't find an equalizer.

Sports Demetrious Johnson Defends UFC Title For Record-Tying 10th Time
Author: 0 Demetrious Johnson Defends UFC Title For Record-Tying 10th Time

The UFC's flyweight champion has been working overtime to meet and beat Anderson Silva " s UFC title defense record. It's not money, or not exactly, but as the champ put it, before picking up his dominant win in Kansas City on Saturday, " Floyd Mayweather has a picture with his all his championship belts , and I think Andre Ward just did it too".

Sports 'Benjamin Button' Ibrahimovic vows to give everything in top-four chase
Author: 0 'Benjamin Button' Ibrahimovic vows to give everything in top-four chase

I believe in what I do and I just play my game and try to enjoy it. The three points put United back into fifth, four points behind rivals Manchester City - with a game in hand. Although de Gea did make more saves per game and saves per goal last season, his distribution accuracy has always been lower than that of Lloris, but what the stats do not show is the defences that both men have and indeed have had in front of them.

Sports Isco hints at new Real Madrid contract
Author: 0 Isco hints at new Real Madrid contract

The Bayern players landed in Spain convinced they can overturn their first-leg deficit, with playmaker Thiago Alcántara tweeting: "Never give up". So far, he has only started 15 games in the league this term, scoring nine goals and picking up five assists in the process.

Sports Funeral Arrangements Set For Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney
Author: 0 Funeral Arrangements Set For Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney

Dan, like his father identified with his Steelers and his players identified with him. The Steelers announced Mr. Rooney died Thursday, Apr. 13, 2017. Penguins' owner Mario Lemieux called him, "an incredible man who made such tremendous contributions to the National Football League, the City of Pittsburgh and the people of our community".

Author: 0 Agnew hopeful of Middlesbrough survival

Agnew, who desperately needs a first victory of his fledgling reign against Arsenal , said: "Absolutely". Agnew said: "Victor, we all know what he's achieved in the game". Jack Wilshere, the Arsenal midfielder now on a season-long loan to Bournemouth, offered his view that the players must take their share of responsibility for the club's current problems.

Author: 0 Pugh backs Bournemouth for strong finish to the season

There are six finals until now and the end. It was a sweet moment for United manager Jose Mourinho, who had suffered a 4-0 thrashing against Chelsea in October on his first return to the club since being sacked last season. The gaffer keeps telling us not to give up, to reach a higher level, he keeps us pushing forward. "If we are able to win I think we must be proud for this, otherwise we must clap another team".

Sports Spurs aiming to heap more pressure on Chelsea, says Kane
Author: 0 Spurs aiming to heap more pressure on Chelsea, says Kane

The North London outfit piled the pressure on Antonio Conte's side ahead of their trip to Manchester United on Sunday thanks to goals from Mousa Dembele, Son Heung-min, Harry Kane, and Vincent Janssen . "It was hard for all our team, not just Jack". It's impossible to understand why. Add in Conte's reminder of how this season should be seen in the context of Chelsea's poor campaign past year and the impression is left of a manager trying to lower expectations just when they are at ...

Author: 0 Lewandowski Bayern boss says striker '100 percent' for Real return

Ronaldo netted his 100th European goal on Wednesday, scoring both goals in Real's 2-1 comeback win at Bayern, who had Javi Martinez sent off. The pivotal moment of the game was Arturo Vidal's missed penalty according to Ronaldo. Ronaldo has scored 97 of his European goals in the UCL, with another in the qualifiers and two in the European Super Cup. He initially declared himself fit to face Real, but managed only 20 minutes of Tuesday's final training session.

Sports No clarity on Srinivasan's SGM attendance despite SC verdict
Author: 0 No clarity on Srinivasan's SGM attendance despite SC verdict

The Supreme Court on Monday said former BCCI President N Srinivasan can not represent the board in the April 24 ICC meeting as he has been held guilty of "conflict of interest" and "abuse of authority". He said Srinivasan was given a clean chit by the apex court but the bench was not inclined to consider his name. As a result, he violates the Supreme Court's judgement of a year ago, which had then given green signal to Lodha panel's recommendations.

Author: 0 Mourinho revels in Man Utd's Chelsea ambush

I've played in games like that where I was surprised at the way the opposition were set up or they came at us quicker than expected but, usually, it takes about 15 minutes to figure it out. Manchester United teammates celebrate after scoring during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, Sunday, April 16, 2017.

Sports Van Dyk pipped at Boston Marathon
Author: 0 Van Dyk pipped at Boston Marathon

In yet another close finish, Marcel Hug edged his perpetual rival, Ernst van Dyk . Hiroyuki Yamamoto of Japan took third (1:19:32), followed by Kurt Fearnley of Australia (1:20:28) and Hiroki Nishida of Japan (1:20:28). It was Schar's first Boston title after finishing as runner-up in 2016. "It was a Swiss day". He placed third past year and has twice been runner-up, while on Monday he crossed the line in fourth spot, two minutes and 24 seconds behind victor Marcel Hug .

Author: 0 Kenyans Kirui, Kiplagat win 121st Boston Marathon (SLIDESHOW)

If she dropped out it would validate every doubter who said women couldn't run the marathon - so she kept running, refused to quit, and told Arnie that she'd finish the race "on [her] hands and knees, if she had to". Both those courses were flat, so his time Monday on a route filled with hills, was all the more impressive. In the wheelchair divisions it was a Swiss sweep, with Marcel Hug claiming his third straight win and Manuela Schar winning her first title.

Sports Vincent Kompany pleased with Manchester City display despite Chelsea defeat
Author: 0 Vincent Kompany pleased with Manchester City display despite Chelsea defeat

Tottenham's resilient comeback sees the gap between both London clubs remain at seven points, while Liverpool lag back in third five points behind Spurs. "[But] We have a lot of lovely things left to fight for this season". He added: "We have a lot of handsome things to fight for and to qualify for the Champions League will be a huge success".

Sports Barack Obama to attend Dan Rooney's funeral Tuesday
Author: 0 Barack Obama to attend Dan Rooney's funeral Tuesday

Ambassador to Ireland. Every July 4 in Ireland, Rooney held a football game on the front lawn of his ambassador's residence, per Peter King's MMQB . Gov. Steelers players, reacting on social media to Rooney's death , similarly mentioned Rooney's humility. "There's no question about it, Dan was really a attractive reflection of his dad", he said.

Author: 0 Benintendi leads Red Sox over Rays on Patriots' Day

Hunter was ideal in the sixth inning, but ran into trouble in the seventh after Sale threw a spotless top of the inning. Corey Dickerson and Kevin Kiermaier also had two-hit days for the Rays, who have lost seven of their last eight against Boston and six of seven games overall.

Author: 0 Philadelphia area schools on lockdown over Facebook murder suspect

The police said to not approach the man. "So we are not going to leave any stone upturned". The motive behind the attack is now unknown, though Stephens spoke in the video of a recent breakup with his girlfriend. "I don't think there's anything we can point to specifically to say that this is what sparked this". "She's the reason that this is about to happen to you", Stephens tells Godwin before pointing a gun at him.

Author: 0 Resting regulars a topic on the final day of NBA season

Two of its biggest institutional problems right now: "the misuse of player rest and that many teams are more incentivized to tank than to try to win are what come together tonight to punish a Miami team that instead, tried to do something that feels increasingly quaint these days, you know, actually play to make the playoffs".

Author: 0 Bayern Munich's Champions League aspirations head to the Bernabeu

The Spain playmaker has struggled for regular game time under Zinedine Zidane this season and has been frequently linked with a stunning move to Madrid's fierce rivals Barcelona - rumours exacerbated by a Catalan-themed packet of crisps that made its way into the 24-year-old's social media feeds recently.

Sports Palace recovers to hold Leicester 2-2 and boost survival bid
Author: 0 Palace recovers to hold Leicester 2-2 and boost survival bid

Schmeichel had saved a penalty in each of Leicester's two legs against Sevilla in the last 16 and Griezmann had missed his last four for Atletico, including in last season's Champions League final. Captain Wes Morgan has missed the last five games with a back injury leaving Yohan Benalouane the only recognised centre back now available. We know what we're about at the King Power.

Author: 0 Chris Sale strikes out 12 in first win for Red Sox

But the Red Sox (6-5) have scored just three runs for him in the starts. Will the Red Sox win the rubber match today versus the Rays when the AL East rivals clash at 1:35PM ET? Boston also entered the game against the Rays with the No.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger: Mesut Ozil struggled mentally after Champions League exit

The Gunners have also struggled in all competition as they have just won one of their last six Premier League appearances and are out of the Champions League. To be fair we were very good in the first half and hour. "We stopped their best players being with a lot of space, one against one". Arsene Wenger was speaking to the media ahead of the West Ham showdown.

Sports Firmino grabs another winner, Liverpool beats West Brom 1-0
Author: 0 Firmino grabs another winner, Liverpool beats West Brom 1-0

The Italian said: "I think that the impact was very tough today, but when you play at Old Trafford it is normal to have this type of impact against a really strong team as United". 'This is one of the most hard places to go because you can't feel comfortable in one moment of the game, ' said the Liverpool manager. "We've got to take our chances in the Premier League ".

Sports Houston ATP: Steve Johnson defeats Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci to clinch title
Author: 0 Houston ATP: Steve Johnson defeats Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci to clinch title

Coric, the 20-year-old world number 79, trailed 3-0 in the second set and 4-2 in the decider before he rallied to victory against the third-seeded Kohlschreiber, who was bidding for an eighth title. The American needed only one, grabbing the early advantage after Bellucci sent a forehand long. Thomaz Bellucci had a fifth ATP World Tour title within his grasps.

Author: 0 Hamilton beats Vettel for Chinese Grand Prix win

Verstappen loomed ahead but the young Dutchman, who produced an astonishing first lap after starting from 16th on the grid, suffered a lock-up going into the hairpin allowing Vettel, rather anti-climactically, to take second place. The damp but drying track also only 15 drivers finishing the race. "If there wasn't a safety auto it would have been a flat-chat race, a couple of seconds between us the whole way", said Hamilton.

Author: 0 Hawks reserves pounded a healthy Cavaliers team

Westbrook had 50 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists. "You expect us to want to get better", James said. "He'll fit in right in, but we don't need him to fit in". "The first half is about as good of a first half as we've had", Budenholzer said. Unable to protect a nine-point lead halfway through the third quarter, they fell apart so badly in the fourth that they found themselves down by 20 points at one point and ultimately lost by 14.

Author: 0 Chelsea will go to Manchester United to win, says Antonio Conte

Diego Costa had a blazing start to the 2016/17 season, scoring goals at will and seeming to reach the double figure mark quite effortlessly. " For us, it's always important to control our emotion because we are playing and fighting to win the title ".

Author: 0 Wall scores playoff-best 32 as Wizards beat Hawks in Game 1

I don't see anything we did out of the ordinary that would make anybody think differently. He missed three games. Please rest your players. That's just not a thing that happens. His Celtics earned a No. 1 seed in the playoffs, but he has yet to carve out a role for himself on the team. Washington had already been cemented as the No.

Author: 0 Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen expected to return for Game 1 of playoffs

The Penguins don't stand to gain or lose anything in the standings over the course of their final two games, but that doesn't make the matchups any less important. "I think he's a real good player and a real good man and has a chance to be a special player". A feeling of nervousness and dread engulfed ACC when ex-Leaf Phil Kessel fired a shot just inside the far post early in the first, but his former linemates responded quickly to even the score, as Tyler Bozak assisted on James van ...