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by | April 26, 2017 | 22:49

The Oilers, who have adopted the slogan "Orange Crush" for their playoff run, dispatched a veteran San Jose Sharks team in six games over the weekend in the first round. "We have a good training staff and team doctors who helped me get on the ice and try to perform 100 percent". What's become painfully clear is the Sharks can win scores of regular-season games as the most successful team over the last decade, but don't have the right mix in the playoffs.

by | April 26, 2017 | 22:46

The teams swapped first round picks in 2016. The Browns hold the No. 1 pick, and there shouldn't be any question about who they'll pick. In this scenario the Browns get the best player in the draft and a potential defensive standout, and they get a quarterback they hope can grow into "the guy".

by | April 26, 2017 | 22:44

Asked about their condition, Mourinho said: "I want to wait, but my feeling is not good for both". However, Mourinho remains steadfast in his recent opinion that winning the Europa League is United's best chance of Champions League qualification and hinted that - as against Chelsea - he could rest key players at the Etihad Stadium.

by | April 26, 2017 | 22:44

Marcelo picked up the loose ball from a corner and when Sergio Ramos volleyed his cross against the post, Casemiro was on hand to tap into an unguarded net. We got the result we came here for. "I think the great thing about Leo is that he continues to surprise", Iniesta said. "We are really happy for the victory and for him, because we need him".

by | April 26, 2017 | 22:41

With 16 seconds left in regulation, Capitals center Lars Eller was called for high-sticking. "There's teams that are not in the playoffs that are very, very good that some of them were expected to be Stanley Cup finalists and they're not there".

by | April 26, 2017 | 22:41

Probably the most popular medal victor was Hong Kong's Wai Sze Lee, who won the bronze in front of a jubilant home crowd. Australia, who were favourites after coming within a whisker of breaking the world record in qualifying on Wednesday, fell behind midway through the race but recovered impressively to surge to victory with a 2.476 second gap over their rivals.

by | April 26, 2017 | 22:36

A private service is scheduled at the funeral home Monday from 1 to 3 p.m. Soll said the burial will be private at an undisclosed location. Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, the mother of Hernandez's daughter, could take legal action in the wake of the ex-New England Patriots star hanging himself at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center.

by | April 26, 2017 | 22:34

He played his ways through Dortmund's youth ranks before he singed his first professional contract in the summer of 2005. Nuri Sahin made his Dortmund debut as a 16-year-old. "Sporting director Michael Zorc also highlighted Sahin's importance to Thomas Tuchel's squad, saying: "Even though Nuri has had some bad luck with injuries in the past couple of years, he has still repeatedly shown that he can come back and fulfil a very important role in our young team".

by | April 26, 2017 | 22:32

Spurs 116, Grizzlies 103: Kawhi Leonard had 28 points, and San Antonio rebounded from two discouraging road losses to beat Memphis and take a 3-2 lead in their first-round series. Tony Parker finished with 16 points and six assists as the Spurs beat the Grizzlies for the ninth straight time in San Antonio. Somehow, that team won 47 games and made the playoffs as a 6-seed.

by | April 26, 2017 | 22:30

Nadal, making his debut at the newly named "Rafa Nadal" center court in Barcelona, had a slow start to the second set against the 69th-ranked Brazilian, but recovered by winning the final six games to secure the victory. However, the Scot will have to wait until Thursday to begin his campaign against the victor of an all-Spanish match-up between Feliciano Lopez and Albert Montanes.

by | April 26, 2017 | 22:24

However, in the two cases where teams moved up to the third pick, the premium was considerably smaller, 7% in one case and 22% in the other. With the 2017 NFL Draft just two days away, here's a reminder of where the Philadelphia Eagles stand heading into this year's big event.

by | April 26, 2017 | 22:06

On the weekend, Monaco announced that they were confident Kylian Mbappe would stay for one more season at least, to secure a spot in the France World Cup squad. While Jardim is expected to make wholesale changes for Monaco , PSG will be without Javier Pastore - hurt in Saturday's 2-0 win over Montpellier - and likely Adrien Rabiot in midfield.

by | April 26, 2017 | 22:05

Prior to the 2016 season, Bridgewater suffered a devastating knee injury. Indeed, a source told Schefter that "the injury guarantee makes it tough to do". Sounds like it should be another fun offseason for the Vikings next year. Bradford and Bridgewater, both first-round picks in their respective drafts, returned to Winter Park last week to begin the team's voluntary offseason workout program.

by | April 26, 2017 | 22:02

Marcelo picked up the loose ball from a corner and when Sergio Ramos volleyed his cross against the post, Casemiro was on hand to tap into an unguarded net. the reality is that they can not wait to see the back of him". It gets better, however, as Ronaldo's furious rant has been translated by Portuguese lip-readers, who braved taking offence to bring us a brief, expletive-laden transcription.

by | April 26, 2017 | 22:01

It's an odd fit for a team that already has a No. 1 running back in Mark Ingram , who is expected to remain the starter in New Orleans. British NFL fans can now look forward to seeing Peterson back in the UK. Will Adrian Peterson have a new home before the start of the Thursday evening portion of the 2017 NFL Draft ? For the first time in his career he will be competing for a different team than the Vikings.

by | April 26, 2017 | 21:55

A loss Sunday followed when Cleveland, playing against Atlanta's traditional lineup, failed to protect a 26-point fourth quarter lead and went on to lose 126-125 in overtime. "I think through everything that went on with our team, we're in a position where we can do something special still", James added. Clapping could be heard from the TD Garden locker room, where Boston players were tuned in after their win on Monday.

by | April 26, 2017 | 21:54

As for the best groups of players, there will be a lot of them all over the field in this year's draft. In a sense the NFL and Philadelphia will be coming full circle this week as the league held its inaugural college draft right here in 1936.

by | April 26, 2017 | 21:51

Now, on the brink of elimination, the Grizzlies will another valiant effort at home in order to force a Game 7. Ginobili had not scored in the series until this game. Randolph was held to six points and three rebounds in Game 1. Speaking of lineup changes, starting C Dewayne Dedmon was available to the Spurs on Tuesday after missing Game 4 with some type of stomach ailment, but he played only two minutes as a reserve.

by | April 26, 2017 | 21:46

It gets me out the house! "In three days I probably watched every game of this season and probably last season". Redknapp's appointment was announced just 16 hours after Zola's departure, and he says he will initially take charge until the end of the season.

by | April 26, 2017 | 21:44

The Bulls, Pacers, and Heat are all fighting for the final two Eastern Conference playoff spots. Perhaps the team most thankful for that development is the Boston Celtics, as they won't have to deal with one of the hottest squads in the National Basketball Association if both the Pacers and Bulls take care of business on Wednesday night in their regular-season finales.

by | April 26, 2017 | 21:34

Setting your sights on becoming the next great National Football League quarterback is a completely different thing. The 2017 quarterback class may not have the true franchise signal caller. Fans are going to want more instant impact than that, but keep in mind the Eagles have talked about not being "one player away". If the Browns do select Garrett, that gives the 49ers first choice of the quarterback class.

by | April 26, 2017 | 21:27

Leicester has a flawless home record in its debut campaign in the Champions League , with four victories and only one goal conceded. Asked again whether he was frustrated with the officials, Albrighton said: "There are enough officials, I don't know who has made the decision but at the end of the day the final decision lies with the referee and it has cost us".

by | April 26, 2017 | 21:26

For a second series in a row, the young Oilers are pitted against a deeply experienced team, the Ducks' 18 playoff wins over the past three years second only to the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference during that span. Talbot made 27 saves for the win. The Sharks werent going to go out without a bite, however. In this February 18, 2017, file photo, San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton, right, knocks the puck away from Arizona Coyotes right wing Shane Doan during the third period ...

by | April 26, 2017 | 21:26

Manchester United winger Ashley Young insists that his side expected their 2-0 win over Chelsea at Old Trafford despite their struggles at home for much of the season. Former United captain Neville was impressed by Mourinho's team as they shone despite Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan starting on the bench.

by | April 26, 2017 | 21:24

After claiming the top seed in the Western Conference for the third season in a row, the Warriors defeated Portland Trail Blazers 128-103, to win the series 4-0. The Raptors went 3-2 up against the Milwaukee Bucks thanks to a 118-93 victory. After missing two games it was good to see Durant on the floor, but he wasn't needed.

by | April 26, 2017 | 21:22

Leg-spinner Yasir Shah's player of the match effort of two for 91 and six for 63 has lifted him one slot to 15th position in ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers. Shah was expected to pose an immediate threat at the start of Tuesday's play but it was Mohammad Amir who initiated the final tumble of wickets, inducing an error of judgement from Vishaul Singh, who was bowled offering no shot to the left-arm fast bowler.

by | April 26, 2017 | 21:22

The governing body imposed the sanction because he placed 1,260 bets on matches between March 2006 and May 2013. The FA said in a statement that the 34-year-old was suspended from "all football activity" with immediate effect, fined 30,000 pounds and warned as to his future conduct.

by | April 26, 2017 | 21:11

The Cowboys in 2015 dominated the headlines when they landed Randy Gregory at #60, a guy that many pundits believed was a Top-5 pick if not for his issues. "There will be a lot of good Cleveland Browns players coming off the board on Thursday and Friday night". However, in the two cases where teams moved up to the third pick, the premium was considerably smaller, 7% in one case and 22% in the other.

by | April 26, 2017 | 21:10

Williams, who was wearing a yellow swimsuit in the "selfie", quickly deleted the post but later confirmed her pregnancy via her publicist after frenzied speculation. So, for me, everything is really mental and I definitely plan on coming back. "I'm.not going to say that [out loud]". A spokeswoman for Serena Williams says the tennis star is pregnant.

by | April 26, 2017 | 21:08

Palace host second-placed Tottenham on Wednesday, having won six and drawn one of their last eight games - a run only bettered by Tottenham, who have won seven in a row. I know Xavi very well. "I don't know what Xavi said - is he working for Manchester City now?" They are still below the notional safety target of 40 points though and Allardyce, who began the season as England manager but was sacked after a newspaper caught him on camera offering advice on how get round FA rules on ...

by | April 26, 2017 | 21:06

The Grizzlies won despite blowing a 10-point lead with 7:38 left in regulation and a franchise postseason-high 23 turnovers that San Antonio turned into 31 points. The home team has now won and covered the spread in all three games of this series . They did look great in the first two games, and should still be expected to win the series .

by | April 26, 2017 | 21:04

Football, despite his inexperience (only 13 college starts), but probably not enough to take him first. The narrative throughout the offseason is that the Browns should do "whatever it takes" to acquire a quarterback if they want one. Along with Couch, the No. 1 choice in '99, the Browns have used first-round picks on Brady Quinn, Brandon Weeden and Manziel, who was Johnny Goofball in an orange helmet.

by | April 26, 2017 | 21:03

It seems Joshua is leaving no stone unturned in his preparations for the biggest fight of his career to date, a heavyweight showdown with Wladimir Klitschko. "It's great that those guys are fighting, just to get the ball rolling". Just look at fighters like Lomachenko in the United States who have been speed tracked in their careers too.

by | April 26, 2017 | 21:00

All of this is without mentioning Tom Pyatt, who spent two years plugging away in Switzerland just to work his way back to the National Hockey League, or Chris Kelly , who missed all but 11 games last season after suffering a horrifying leg injury and made his return after nearly a full season away from the game.

by | April 26, 2017 | 20:58

Already a career 60 percent free-throw shooter (he's at 61 percent this year), Rondo would be susceptible to "hack-a" treatment by a Celtics team that's one of the more vulnerable No. It also may be been what prompted him to send the team a special video message, which Thomas shared with them before Game 3. And he was particularly good as the Bulls took the first two playoff games on the road.