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by | May 12, 2017 | 10:00

Future employers want to know the person behind the basketball skills, and finding someone that fits the mentality the team is looking for can be crucial to the overall objective in the front office. But now, you're getting players to where they realize their power and they're not doing it, and more power to them. They would like to see every one of them play five-on-five, do all the (drills).

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:29

The third-seeded Houston Rockets will be looking to defend their home court and dodge from elimination as solid favorites over the second-seeded San Antonio Spurs for Game 6 on Thursday night. Game 1 of the conference finals is Sunday at Golden State. "Kawhi's out", Popovich told reporters about 90 minutes before tipoff. At 6-8 Harrell is undersized to play center, but his athleticism helped him excel when he was getting consistent playing time midway through the regular season.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:56

The 12-time Grand Slam champion, who is the reigning champion at this tournament, was then pegged back by Almagro, who took the second set 4-6 to force a decider. The 14-time Grand Slam champion now faces Nick Kyrgios in the third round. Australian Bernard Tomic is out after losing 7-5, 4-6, 6-2 against Ryan Harrison of the United States, while Argentina's Diego Sebastian Schwartzman beat Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-1, 6-3.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:38

And my feelings, it's also the most important match of our history. "They are a very good team, very risky when they play away and we will need our fans at home". "For the club it will be very important to be in a European final again". "We will do tomorrow (Thursday) what we have done since the start of the season which is to fight hard", he said .

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:29

After resting many key players on the weekend, including Rashford, Eric Bailly and Paul Pogba, United have made their priorities clear. In the game's last attack and with Celta needing one goal to go through on away goals, Claudio Beauvue chose to cross the ball instead of shooting from close range with only the goalkeeper to beat.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:35

He added: "Tonight has been very, very emotional and disappointing for everybody and the last thing in my mind was whether there's been any contact on the bus on the way to Stamford Bridge ". Cesar Azpilicueta did his best imitation of Fabregas as he found Alonso at the back post to directed his volley past Guzan in the 34th. Will Cesc play such a key role on Friday? "It was a big win at this stage of the season".

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:24

He threw his racket on the ground three times in a row after losing a decisive point in the tiebreaker. World No.59 Coric, who won his first ATP title last month in Morocco, took the second break point to serve out for the match , sending last year's finalist and two-time Madrid victor Murray packing.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:38

While turning to run up the court late in the third quarter, Leonard came down on the foot of Rockets guard James Harden and turned his ankle in the process. At 6-8 Harrell is undersized to play center, but his athleticism helped him excel when he was getting consistent playing time midway through the regular season.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:20

That's why I predict the Washington Capitals will beat the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 and advance to the NHL Playoffs' semifinals series. This is the fourth time the two teams will meet in a winner-take-all. None of it worked as Washington pushed the Penguins around. Concussed on May 1, Sidney Crosby returned five days later and didnt look at his best Monday after crashing headfirst into the boards.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:25

But amidst of all the chit-chatters, Rooney then released a statement saying he was staying at Old Trafford, however, made no remark of his long-term future at the club. The explosive pace of his youth left him long ago, his first touch is far too heavy far too often and even the instinct he boasted in years gone by appears to have deserted him, seemingly beginning every 50-50 a step behind.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:07

DeRozan nearly singel-handedly carried Toronto's offense with 32 as only Kyle Lowry (13 points) scored in double figures. Absolutely, the Bucks had led 2-1 but something went wrong in the last two games. "We were feeling good about ourselves". The Greek Freak gave this year's Bucks the identity of a youthful, athletic team just a year or two away from making the leap to excellence.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:24

They can thank Kevin Durant for the victory. How do you beat the Golden State Warriors? When Kevin Durant and the Warriors joined forces last July, this is what both sides of the merger had in mind. A big night was needed from Durant because Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson were a combined seven for 29 from the field and three for 15 from 3-point range in what was Golden State's lowest-scoring game of the playoffs.

by | May 12, 2017 | 06:52

Everton may have already qualified for the Europa League but that did not stop them giving Swansea several scares before the hosts held on to a precious win at the Liberty Stadium . "It was a fantastic win for us at this stage in the season, when the stakes are so high", Clement added. Swansea does not lose to Everton in the last 6 full-time meetings, winning twice and four times drawing in a draw.

by | May 12, 2017 | 07:00

Ottawa eliminated Boston in six games and the New York Rangers in six games. The road team won five of the seven games. The goal was Cogliano's first of the 2017 postseason. Experience is also on Pittsburgh's side. With Letang out, there is only one legitimate No. 1 defenceman in this series - and it's Ottawa's Karlsson.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:02

The 2-0 win against Manchester United in the league on Sunday will mean nothing to Arsenal if they don't beat Southampton . "Overall it was a very convincing win", explained the Arsenal manager. But on Sunday we had a big win against United and now at Southampton , where historically we haven't done that well in the league. Claude Puel's side come into the game against the Gunners following a 0-0 draw against Liverpool.

by | May 12, 2017 | 07:56

Washington Wizards point guard John Wall finished with 27 points, 12 assists , five steals, three rebounds and one block during Sunday's 121-102 Game 4 victory over the Boston Celtics. Some on social media argued that Green's words were hypocritical considering the Warriors forward's penchant for physical contact during games. "I'm around Kelly every day".

by | May 12, 2017 | 07:59

There was also a clear bond between Conte and the travelling supporters, who serenaded him with chants of " Antonio " as he and his players celebrated in front of the away section at the final whistle. Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey and Tottenham's Dele Alli battle for possession. Chelsea need nine points to be assured of being crowned English champions in Conte's first season in charge, but less will do it if Spurs falter.

by | May 12, 2017 | 07:32

Fury has been inactive since his defeat of Klitschko having most recently struggled with depression, but has made plenty of noise on social media in the run up to the fight having returned to training in Marbella. You can catch the full fight replay later this evening on HBO starting at 11:00 p.m. ET. I'm only going to improve. Joshua said there would be "no problem" if Klitschko wanted a rematch.

by | May 12, 2017 | 07:05

Popovich said earlier in the day that Leonard would be a game-time decision. "I was just saying to a couple of the guys, this is what we live for, these moments, to play in these situations, Game 5 at home", Mills said. "Nene is a big part of what we do", Harden said. "Manu reached back and gave us one of his Manu performances from past years", legendary Spurs coach Gregg Popovich told reporters after the game.

by | May 12, 2017 | 07:16

Joshua got his own back when they met as professionals in 2015, but Whyte has won all four of his fights since. The heavyweight champion described that battle as a "street fight" and will never forget the ring invasion that took place after he landed a late punch at the end of the first round.

by | May 12, 2017 | 06:08

Laura Siegemund defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-4 6-3, while Carla Suarez-Navarro comfortably beat Elena Vesnina 6-2 6-4. Sharapova received a wild card for the tournament after having lost all her ranking points in the wake of her suspension.

by | May 12, 2017 | 06:40

He now has nine points (8 goals, 1 assist) in 12 career playoff elimination games. For the Capitals, that means more production from Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Evgeny Kuznetsov, and strong goaltending from Braden Holtby when the puck drops against the Penguins for the chance to meet the Ottawa Senators in the East final.

by | May 12, 2017 | 06:57

The Spurs were further diminished in game five when MVP candidate Kawhi Leonard rolled his ankle late in regulation and could not play for the rest of the night. NEED TO KNOW: As has been the case all series, the Spurs will try to limit Houston's 3-pointers. Ginobili, having an atrocious series in what is once again is projected to be one final run in the playoffs for the future hall of famer, woke up in game 5 to deliver a vintage performance.

by | May 12, 2017 | 06:34

He is 7-0 in Game 7s with seven goals and seven assists. But with the Ottawa Senators up next in the Eastern Conference finals, the scary part for the other teams left may be that Pittsburgh is just now finding its groove. Battle-tested from a trip to the 2008 Cup Final and a victory there in 2009 and by being supplanted by Murray. This was the Fleury who backstopped the Penguins to the Cup in 2009 and was nearly unbeatable early in the second-round series, and his return was all ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 06:17

Quinn III said in a statement. " I thought it was a hoax, that this was some cruel person playing a joke on me ", she said . "Qe were going up a ladder to a positive direction". MA has long established that defendants who die before their appeals are heard should have their convictions vacated. Elsewhere in the interview, Jenkins-Hernandez also addressed the rumors surrounding Hernandez's "purported secret romantic life" and spoke on if she believes Hernandez killed himself so that she ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 05:48

Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick in the first-leg had given them one foot into the final, but early strikes from Saul Niguez and Antoine Griezmann put the pressure on Real. "We have to be proud of the players". Now Zidane is left with a headache as it looks increasingly likely Bale could return to fitness just in time for the Champions League final in Cardiff.

by | May 12, 2017 | 04:18

The victim told USF police he pushed her into her room and "she attempted to prevent him by placing her hands on the walls", before she was assaulted. Jackson and the victim were acquainted, according to the USF police department. The next day, Taylor recused herself from the criminal case. Jackson was released from jail on a $9,500 bond less than an hour after he was booked.

by | May 12, 2017 | 03:44

After spending eight years in Baltimore, he hit the winning single on Wednesday night for Washington . And for poetic justice, the walk-off hit was delivered by former Orioles catcher Matt Wieters against his former batterymate. Michael Taylor hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the inning to bring the Nats within two, and then in the ninth, after a Jayson Werth solo shot on the 11th pitch of an awesome at-bat, Bryce Harper and crew managed to load the bases with one out.

by | May 12, 2017 | 04:12

While there were no major surprises in the squad , the new captain Virat Kohli will have a burden to defend the title. The board had missed the squad announcement deadline of April 25 due to revenue sharing issues with the ICC. While an in-form Gautam Gambhir failed to grab the attention of the selectors, the other senior members - Suresh Raina and Dinesh Karthik - were, however, kept as standby players alongside the young trio of Rishabh Pant , Shardul Thakur and Kuldeep Yadav.

by | May 12, 2017 | 05:22

The win sees Wenger's side move within four points of Liverpool and three of Man City, but they have a game in hand over Jurgen Klopp's side. It was a very convincing win. I think we did well being patient in the first half. Maybe the City game [a 2-1 victory in the FA Cup semi-final] gave us confidence but let's not jump too quickly to conclusions and, instead, focus and give everything at Stoke on Saturday.

by | May 12, 2017 | 03:44

And when an ankle injury forced Kawhi Leonard out later on, you knew they'd have to deliver one. "We weren't going to lose the game being on our heels". Houston has already managed to beat San Antonio twice this series, and the Spurs seem to have little answer for the Rockets when they are on fire from behind the arc.

by | May 12, 2017 | 04:02

After taking a step closer to the Champions League final on Wednesday, Juventus can secure an unprecedented sixth straight Serie A title this weekend if results go its way. "We've still got to play one more great game for that, especially on a psychological level". In the 16th minute the same trio were involved again, Dirar surging down the right and delivering a teasing ball to the near post that Mbappe diverted towards goal, with Buffon saving superbly.

by | May 12, 2017 | 05:08

The next meeting between the teams is scheduled for June 1 in Baltimore. "We want to make sure that we know exactly what the clubs are doing before we start recommending changes", Manfred said. Harbaugh, who has thrown his fair share of barbs at the New England Patriots and head coach Bill Belichick, compared the Orioles-Red Sox rivalry to the one that has formed between the Patriots and Ravens.

by | May 12, 2017 | 04:29

In this position on the right of a midfield four, he receives freedom and space never granted to wingers or inside forwards because of the player ahead of him. We faced a lot of problems and we had to solve a lot of problems. Now it's important to be ready and to try to win and then to celebrate together. In the past he was a player who can sometimes switch off.

by | May 12, 2017 | 03:47

Arsenal kept alive their hopes of a top-four Premier League finish as second-half goals from Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud earned victory at Southampton. Southampton boss Claude Puel: "We can not find the good clinical edge". "It's often the same result against the big six, we can not find the good win against one of these teams", he said.