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by | April 24, 2017 | 15:20

However, he struggled late in games in both of those two contests, meaning the Clippers heavily relied on Chris Paul to split the series at 1-1 after their homestand. The Cavs have outscored the Pacers by only 12 points in this series, but James - who has a personal 20-game first-round winning streak going back to his Miami days, and is a ridiculous 47-7 all-time in that round - finds ways to get it done.

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:07

Mike Brown will serve as acting coach. Afterward, Curry said he gave the game ball to general Manager Bob Myers to give to Kerr, who stayed back at the team hotel because of illness. KEEP AN EYE ON: John Wall vs. Dennis Schroder. Leading 100-98, the Warriors scored eight of the game's next 10 points, four on a pair of Andre Iguodala dunks in transition, to go ahead 108-100.

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:04

The Browns chose former Baylor University wide receiver Corey Coleman after the series of trades, while the Eagles drafted former North Dakota State University quarterback Carson Wentz. 12 - and although he wouldn't confirm it, the target is presumably quarterback Mitch Trubisky". But in that same report it's indicated that, if they do have to use that selection rather than trading it away, Trubisky would be their guy.

by | April 24, 2017 | 15:01

San Jose isn't exactly a hockey hotbed. The teams are now tied in the series, with two wins each. "In one-goal games, it can go either way". The five-hole score would be Pavelski's second goal on the night, putting the Sharks up 6-0. NOTES: Edmonton last had back-to-back playoff shutouts in the final two games of a first-round series against Colorado in 1998. The Oilers bounced back from a lukewarm start and responded with a near-perfect effort, winning a chess-like affair by capitalizing ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:48

Freaky stuff. All three missed various amount of time on the court through four games, with Blake Griffin ruled out for the rest of the playoffs. Following Gordon Hayward exiting the game with food poisoning at the 9:10 mark in the fourth quarter, it was Johnson who took over.

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:39

Burnley has one of the strongest home records in the league and Mourinho made eight changes to the team that beat Anderlecht 2-1, making the prospect of an upset somewhat likelier. "And let's see what we can do". We have a 25 per cent chance to win the Europa League. "But as I was saying, if he can not play Thursday he can not play Thursday".

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:35

The Patriots clapped back on Twitter , saying the tweets lacked context. The account later noted that while the Patriots' more recent visit had fewer players in attendance, the delegation at the White House "was roughly the same" to 2015.

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:33

Younis scored a hundred on his test debut against Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi in 2000 and since then has scored 34 centuries and 32 half centuries. Younis moved on from a painfully slow start to get to 58 while Babar Azam stroked 72 in dominating a 131-run third-wicket partnership with the former captain to give the tourists the ascendancy into the final session of the day.

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:33

Javi Martinez was shown a red card on the hour mark for two fouls on Ronaldo in three minutes, and the four-time world player of the year then hit the victor, tapping in Marco Asensio's low cross to give Real the advantage ahead of the return leg at the Bernabeu next Tuesday.

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:31

The storylines were eerily similar. The young Bucks chipped away at it by executing some of the same things that made them so terrifying in Game 1 - driving dunks from the Greek Freak, jumpers by Khris Middleton, sweet three-point shooting from Tony Snell.

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:31

Montreal looked very bad in game one but they have rebounded with back to back victories and have shut down the Rangers offense since that time and while they haven't been lighting the lamp at a head turning pace they are doing enough to give Carey Price some breathing room and that is risky territory for the Rangers .

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:26

After last week's 3-0 humiliation to Crystal Palace, Wenger clearly recognised the need for change, which has been one of Arsenal fans' biggest gripes with the Frenchman, who see his stubbornness, and tactical inflexibility as a reason for the Gunners' slide down the table, which sees them seven points off the top four places, despite Monday's victory at the Riverside.

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:23

Anderson (1-0) struck out two and walked four in his second start and Wrigley Field debut. The lefty lowered his ERA to 0.84 through two starts with his new club. "They can enjoy it, but we're looking forward to this year". The teams will conclude the season series May 26-28 in Los Angeles. They will certainly get more opportunities to try to improve those numbers, with left-handed starters set to face them in three of their next five games - after Anderson, the Dodgers are scheduled ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:18

He was hurt in the second period when Pittsburgh Penguins' Phil Kessel shot the puck. Coach John Tortorella told reporters Monday that Werenski is done for the season. Veteran goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, replacing injured starter Matt Murray , has been sharp for the Penguins and made a critical mask save of a potential game-winning Brandon Dubinsky shot in overtime Sunday.

by | April 24, 2017 | 14:02

Evgeni Malkin had 11 points, Phil Kessel eight and Crosby seven. Odds are that the Blue Jackets won't be able to fight back from a 3-0 deficit against the Penguins, but the rest of the East will be cheering for Columbus to make Pittsburgh fight to the bitter end.

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:58

Younis, 39, marked the moment with a broad smile, and by raising his arms to mild applause from his team-mates and a modest crowd in Kingston - perhaps the most low-key environment imaginable for such an achievement. His highest score in current 116 Tests is 313 against Sri Lanka in February 2009. "Even if I score a century in every innings of the test series, I will not take back my decision of retiring from global cricket", Khan said.

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:52

The Edmonton Oilers did their best Tuesday night not to let a 7-0 blowout loss to the San Jose Sharks in Game 4 of their Stanley Cup playoff series seem as traumatizing as the score might indicate. "We had a bad night, obviously". "We've been saying we have confidence in it, just a matter of time before we strike", Sharks center Joe Thornton said.

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:43

Asked about pressure on his young team heading into the playoffs on Sunday morning, Leafs coach Mike Babcock deflected with apparent aim at the Capitals. Kucherov put the Lightning back in front about two minutes later, wheeling into the slot and then whipping his 39th goal past Andersen. "We have two years left before that happens".

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:40

Sergio Aguero fired City ahead after the break but Nacho Monreal levelled nine minutes later before Alexis Sanchez rescued a woeful performance with a close range victor on 101 minutes. After television replays appeared to show the ball had not gone out of play in the build-up to Sergio Aguero's disallowed first-half goal , Guardiola stopped short of haranguing referee Craig Pawson and his officials or calling for the introduction of video technology.

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:38

After a quiet, one-shot playoff debut, Matthews got going in the second half of Game 2 on Saturday. "We've had some amusing games this year", Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville told reporters following Saturday night's loss. If they can handle it, there might be no better teaching atmosphere for a young team than the game's most dramatic stage. Need an example? Head coach Barry Trotz had several of them - in overtime alone.

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:35

The Rangers have learned that the Habs have a difficult time catching up when they're playing hard and fast; this is the game they need to have if they want the control. "I think we did a lot of the things we wanted to do", Tortorella said. "We didn't have a very good second period, that's what hurt us the most", Canadiens head coach Claude Julien said.

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:23

The decisive blow proved to be pinch-hitter Almedys Diaz's leadoff home run off reliever Carlos Torres in the seventh inning, snapping a 1-1 tie. "The pitch didn't go anywhere near where it was supposed to go", he said. He was tagged out to end the threat. "It was just one of those days, not being able to completely pinpoint where I wanted it", Leake said. "If it's executed right, I score easily and it's a different ballgame".

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:20

Roman Josi scored twice, Pekka Rinne had 30 saves and the Nashville Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Thursday night to complete a surprising sweep of the Western Conference's top seed. You plan a game plan to how you want to play and I thought our guys played really well. "We're no different. We've got to find a way to make it happen".

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:15

But for much of the night, a double-digit lead seemed tenuous and laced with trepidation. The Clippers evened their first round series at 1-1 with the Jazz on Tuesday night in a 99-91 victory. "I'm in different areas, mainly closer to the basket". But any moral victory that can be taken from a Gobert-less playoff loss frankly just isn't as fun as an actual win, but it's something.

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:03

In 1955, he helped the Dodgers win the World Series. He was also an icon, a hero, a legend. Robinson gave hope to an entire people. Baseball holds tributes across the country on Jackie Robinson Day, Tuesday, April 15, 2017 , the 70th anniversary marking the end of the game's racial barrier.

by | April 24, 2017 | 13:03

CAPITALS 2, MAPLE LEAFS 1, OT Marcus Johansson stuffed his second goal of the game past Frederik Andersen at 6:31 of overtime, lifting Washington to a Eastern Conference series-winning Game 6 victory at Toronto. "You saw what he had to go through all year". "I think we scored some goals this year". "He's the one that said, 'I'm coming back, coach". "But I want to stretch it out as long as I can".

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:58

Isaiah Thomas played with a heavy heart Sunday, scoring 33 points in a 102-106 National Basketball Association playoff loss to the Chicago Bulls just one day after his younger sister was killed in a auto crash. The supporting cast needs to pick up the slack if they want to win the series. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Boston is the favorite in this game, as the Celtics are getting odds of -7 points against the Bulls.

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:52

The Wales worldwide has enjoyed an extended run in the Spurs side of late - starting the last 10 Premier League games in succession - winning 41% of tackles and creating a total of 11 chances. Asked to elaborate, the Italian said he was unable to "transfer the right concentration, desire, ambition to win this game". Anything else is irrelevant in my eyes.

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:49

Miranda allowed four runs and seven hits in three-plus inning in his worst start of the season, failing to pitch at least five innings for the first time in three starts. "I'm the kind of guy that would have played through it", Semien said. He was throwing hard and had some punchouts, but they had some good at-bats and put the bat on the ball.

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:48

The Lions visit Queenstown during the build-up to the final Test against the All Blacks knowing that six years earlier it was the setting for one of the most notorious episodes in English rugby history. I certainly wasn't that going into the last tour but I believe I am now. "These are guys I've played a lot of rugby with, grown up with, at the beginning of career watching them play and train, and now I'm fortunate to play and train alongside these world-class players".

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:47

They are constantly going to have to play against their opponents and their own proclivity for giving up big leads. This is the second straight game that the team has had to crawl out of a big hole that they helped put themselves into. That two of those players, James and Love, also make significant contributions in other areas adds another dimension to their value. He was taking charges, making putbacks, getting clutch rebounds and the Cavs' fans and crowd loved it! It reminded me of former ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:45

But Messi, who scored his first with a superb run and finish, fired in from the edge of the area to win it for Barcelona in the 90th minute. Messi also extended his record as Barcelona's all-time leading goal scorer, having scored 268 more than his nearest rival - Cesar.

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:34

Simon Mignolet once again turned in a steely performance between the sticks to ensure it stayed that way, denying Matt Phillips with his legs in the final 10 minutes. Klopp has spoken recently of the need for Liverpool to "win ugly" - having developed a habit of beating the Premier League's top teams and then slipping up against sides lower down.

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:32

Posey left the game and was to be checked on Monday night and into Tuesday, then re-evaluated. Because we saw Joe Panik when he got hit in the head previous year by Matt Moore , not only did he stay in that game, he hit a three-run homer later in that game and then it wasn't until a day or two later that he started to realize something was wrong.

by | April 24, 2017 | 12:23

The Jazz, on the other hand, have been without center Rudy Gobert since the opening minute of Game 1, but the talented center could return for the critical Game 4 at Vivint Smart Home Arena. "We let that one slip away", Paul said. If the Jazz are able to come out firing on all cylinders and get the already amped up crowed roaring from the get-go, it's likely going to give the team an incredible amount of momentum that they can use to control the game and play with confidence throughout the ...