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by | April 22, 2017 | 10:41

On Wednesday, the Warriors were also without the lengthy, cerebral Shaun Livingston, and they still displayed defensive dominance against the explosive Blazers' backcourt. Maurice Harkless led the team in scoring with 15 points, Damian Lillard scored 12 points, CJ McCollum had 11 points while Shabazz Napier chipped in with 10 points but this game was a foregone conclusion after the third quarter where they scored just 12 points which was their lowest point total in any quarter this season.

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:36

In the first game at China Basin since that night, Moore held the Diamondbacks to a run on two hits in eight innings. Moore only needed 93 pitches to get through his eight innings and really the only blemish was a solo home run by Yasmany Tomas.

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:35

After dispatching Borussia Dortmund 6-3 on aggregate over two legs Monaco are in the Champions League final four. From then on there has been no looking back. The Champions League is very hard and you need to keep your concentration at all times. "We made too many basic errors". Tuchel said police told him it was for their safety, while UEFA said the late start was merely due to "late team arrival caused by heavy traffic".

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:33

Asked about the condition of the pair, Mourinho said: "I want to wait, but my feeling is not good for both". I don't know how United will cope with it. "But with a special spirit, you can (come back) sooner than expected". United were on top and it took flying one-handed saves from visiting goalkeeper Ruben to repel a header from Pogba and a Jesse Lingard curler.

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:32

Dutch teenager Max Verstappen produced another virtuoso display to complete the podium after he rose 13 places from 16th on the grid - including a sensational nine on the opening lap - to cement his status as the rising star of the sport. He said: "It was very challenging". "On the medium and low speed circuits as opposed to high speed, our vehicle is 150mm longer than theirs, so how's that going to work out on Monaco, getting our auto around those corners?" "I'm not very happy about it ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:28

But his presence could be all the more important to United after Marcos Rojo added to Mourinho's defensive problems during the Anderlecht victory, with the Argentinian joining Phil Jones and Chris Smalling in the United treatment room. "We are in trouble", Mourinho said. "Let's see what happens". Mourinho used Jesse Lingard in attack with Rashford, to good effect, during Sunday's Premier League win over Chelsea at Old Trafford.

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:26

Birmingham is three points above the League Championship relegation zone with three games remaining after a disappointing run of results under Zola. Following the 70-year-old's appointment, Birmingham also confirmed the departure of several of Gianfranco Zola's backroom staff, with Pierluigi Casiraghi, Gabriele Cioffi, Andrea Caronti and Sebastiano Porcu all leaving the club.

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:26

Trail Balzers are struggling to get their win over the conference top. While center was supposed to be a weakness after this roster saw Andrew Bogut traded and lost Festus Ezeli to free agency, the Warriors' bigs have exceeded expectations this season.

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:26

They also positioned themselves to draft their franchise quarterback this year, and are now possibly poised to do it. The Cleveland Browns have the resources and the history to be the most interesting story on the opening day of the 2017 NFL Draft.

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:11

Suddenly the Masters leader, Willett poked into the bathroom to compose himself and escape from the world for a moment. That didn't happen, and Willett was atop the list of players to miss the cut at the 81st Masters Tournament. The whirlwind schedule, newfound fame, and lack of sleep caught up with Willett during the 2016 season, during which he had a few successes but several flops.

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:11

He assisted Son Heung Min's second goal, Vincent Janssen hit the bar from his cross and he put in a wonderful ball that Harry Kane should have scored from against Watford. "We believe he is ready and looking good". It means that 22-year-old Lopez, a Spain under-21 global on loan from Espanyol , could feature against Watford as Spurs bid to be crowned champions of England for the first time since 1961.

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:10

Two minutes later, the visitors should have been two goals to the good through Milner, who was found in space at the back post by the impressive Firmino, but he directed his volley over the bar from close range. "We didn't play a good game and United deserved to win the game". Mignolet , though, was able to deal with the danger, punching clear at a time when his team needed him most, and shortly afterwards Klopp was jumping around on the touchline to celebrate a hugely important three points.

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:08

Rod Pampling was the only other Australian to make the cut, doing so right on the number. Behind the leaders in second are Englishman Ian Poulter and Webb Simpson, who both shot 68 on the day and are at 8-under 134 overall. Tway holed out for eagle from the fairway on the par-4 12th and played the opening nine in 6-under 30. Meanwhile, France's Gregory Havret shot a second straight round of 70 and moved one stroke clear on six under par at the Trophee Hassan II's halfway point despite ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:00

Ramos sent his header off target from a corner before Isco finally broke through Sporting's tiring rearguard when he drilled a right-foot shot past Cuellar which nestled just inside the post. Before the game, we were thinking only about Sporting , but now it changes to Bayern [Munich in the Champions League], and later El Clasico [against Barcelona ].

by | April 22, 2017 | 09:59

But while the Lions boast impressive depth, Hansen is unconvinced they will bring an expansive approach to their New Zealand games. "In previous tours the midweek games tended to be a little easier, but when you look at the quality of the opposition we're facing in midweek (which includes all five New Zealand Super Rugby franchises) it's going to be hugely challenging", said Gatland.

by | April 22, 2017 | 09:59

Conte described semi-final opponents Tottenham as a "great power" in England. I certainly think we can win our last six league games. But the Italian downplayed the impact of the result on the Premier League run-in, which resumes for Chelsea against Southampton next Tuesday.

by | April 22, 2017 | 09:58

The Blues underwhelmed at Old Trafford, with old foe Jose Mourinho dealing their hopes of winning the Premier League title a major blow. Marcus Rashford, meanwhile, seized a rare chance to shine at centre-forward by netting United's seventh-minute opener and tormenting Chelsea's back three with his penetrative running.

by | April 22, 2017 | 09:47

Police guard at the entrance of the Dortmund stadium prior to the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Eintracht Frankfurt, in Dortmund , Saturday, April 15, 2017. "It was very hard for the players so I can't be too critical". Monaco got past Fenerbahce and then beat Spanish side Villarreal to reach the group stages.

by | April 22, 2017 | 09:46

The Santiago Bernabeau will come alive for yet another blockbuster edition of the El Clasico as league leaders Real Madrid host rivals Barcelona; a match which could be the potential decider of who wins the coveted La Liga season trophy.

by | April 22, 2017 | 09:39

Attorney Doug Sheff tells reporters he's issued "a friendly challenge" to the Patriots. But, she added, that she still feels a "tremendous loss". "I pray he finds comfort". His death came less than a week after he was acquitted in a separate double-murder trial. Wallace is serving at least four years in jail for helping Hernandez dispose of the murder weapon used to kill Lloyd.

by | April 22, 2017 | 09:32

Regardless of whether or not Harper was healthy in 2016, he's off to a blazing start in 2017, batting.405/.521/.864 with 7 home runs through the team's first 16 games. Then, by necessity, he started a rightfielder at first, pinch hit one pitcher (Zack Wheeler ) for another (Harvey), then used another arm (Robert Gsellman) as a pinch runner as the potential winning run in the ninth.

by | April 22, 2017 | 09:25

To find out more about the state of the deceased football star's brain, Hernandez's family agreed to donate the organ to scientific research, Hernandez family lawyer Jose Baez said at a press conference . Baez said the Hernandez family had retained a forensic pathologist to perform an independent autopsy and said they would "leave no stone unturned". The center studies CTE, a degenerative brain disease that has been found in N.F.L.

by | April 22, 2017 | 09:23

Tampa Bay's Jake Odorizzi left his start after throwing one pitch in the second inning with left hamstring tightness and, according to Rays manager Kevin Cash , will end up on the disabled list. Red Sox manager John Farrell said, "The maintenance for a knuckleballer is to try and deaden spin, and that's where the focus and emphasis has been".

by | April 22, 2017 | 09:11

He played a couple shifts in the third period with a full facemask, but his eye swelled shut and he had to sit out the rest of the game. Werenski tweeted a photo of his eye after the game. But if they aren't fixed immediately (and they nearly cost Columbus what initially looked like an easy win Tuesday), they will be the nail in the Blue Jackets' anticipated coffin.

by | April 22, 2017 | 09:05

The suggested deal has Cleveland sending the 12th, 33rd and 108th overall pick in this year's draft along with a 2018 second round pick to San Francisco in exchange for the second overall. But there has been talk that there is a split between what the coaches want and what the front office wants. "I think we are positioning this team to be young and good, and they will be together for a long time".

by | April 22, 2017 | 09:03

That meant that they had to sacrifice their attacking ambitions. He showed good movement and anticipation to get his goal. Conte insisted the pressure would not get to him. "The main thing is we kept a clean sheet, so one goal was enough today to get the victory". "We know Karius had a few dodgy games, then that change happened and it's been Mignolet ever since".

by | April 22, 2017 | 09:03

Speaking during a visit to Staffordshire, shadow education secretary Ms Rayner told the Express & Star that the "hard work " of Labour activists would shine through whether people "like Jeremy Corbyn or not". Labour Party chief Jeremy Corbyn said the June 8 election pitted "the establishment vs. the people" and insisted the result is not a foregone conclusion .

by | April 22, 2017 | 08:59

Certainly Talbot does not bear sole responsibility for the loss because he had no appreciable defensive help. Edmonton goalie Cam Talbot stopped all 23 shots he faced after blanking the Sharks on 16 shots in Game 2 on Friday. McDavid, the Oilers captain and the next big thing in the National Hockey League, has a goal and an assist in his first playoff series. They were in the middle of a power play when it occurred.

by | April 22, 2017 | 08:56

Conte's team go into tonight's FA Cup semi-final with Tottenham at Wembley with their squad riddled with illness and their opponents breathing down their necks in the chase for the Premier League title. While no points are available at Wembley on Saturday, Hazard believes the outcome could have huge significance for the six remaining league games both sides have left.

by | April 22, 2017 | 08:49

The attorney for the mother of Aaron Hernandez murder victim Odin Lloyd said Friday that they want the New England Patriots - Hernandez's former National Football League team - to pay some of the damages they are seeking in a wrongful-death lawsuit that first was filed against Hernandez in 2013, when Lloyd was gunned down at a MA industrial park.

by | April 22, 2017 | 08:48

He felt that his team, who are unbeaten in the competition and have conceded only twice, could have played all night without letting in a goal and that "only a great Juventus could have qualified against Barcelona ". "It's the decisive moment of the campaign and these lads have a great sense of duty and professionalism", said Allegri. His side travel to face eternal rivals Real Madrid in El Clasico on Sunday realistically needing to win to maintain their hopes of a third straight La ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 08:38

They change rosters, they change players, they change lines. When you don't have the puck you're not going to get many shots on goal". The remaining 43 minutes of the first game, however, didn't go their way. Winger Joonas Donskoi came around behind the net and fed the puck in front on the backhand to Ward, who then redirected the puck past Oilers goalie Cam Talbot.

by | April 22, 2017 | 08:33

Westbrook led the National Basketball Association in scoring this season with 31.6 points a game and also averaged 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists per contest, joining Oscar Robertson as the only players in National Basketball Association history to average a triple double for an entire season.

by | April 22, 2017 | 08:31

Late Thursday, Summers responded to the denial by posting a photo on Twitter showing her with a large bruise on her leg while strolling with her ex outside the Malibu Farm Pier Cafe. Manhattan Beach police spokesman Sgt. Tim Zins told the Associated Press on Thursday that detectives are investigating the allegations. Summers and Withey had a tumultuous relationship, having broken off their engagement last October, with Withey having to refute allegations that he cheated on her and the ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 08:29

With clean air ahead of him, Vettel built up what proved to be an unassailable lead and the win puts clear daylight between himself and Hamilton in the title fight - 68 points plays 61 after three rounds. "That is the interesting question that we need to analyse at the moment and I don't want to pre-empt what the consequences will be, or if there will be consequences".