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by | April 20, 2017 | 11:31

Claiming that "things couldn't get much better" for Mauricio Pochettino's men, reporter João Castelo Branco demonstrated how happy Spurs fans are, at both getting a new stadium and being in a fight to win the Premier League. "We have to think that there are six finals from now until the end", said the Italian, who was without goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois due to injury and wing-back Marcos Alonso due to a virus.

by | April 20, 2017 | 11:30

Despite letting in three goals in the first period, his solid play backstopped the team to victory. Just as the Maple Leafs were successfully killing off a 5-on-3 situation, Mitch Marner seemed to have a clear path to picking up a loose puck just inside the Capitals blue line for what would have been a breakaway.

by | April 20, 2017 | 11:25

At Alexandra Palace a withering blast at referee Terry Camilleri and a photographer earned the five-time world champion a letter threatening charges. " I'm letting my lawyers sort it all out and not getting involved because I'm not being bullied or intimidated ever again ".

by | April 20, 2017 | 11:25

Westbrook was on his way to a triple-double with 15 points, 5 assists , 4 steals, and 3 rebounds , but he still had a ways to go. Enes Kanter led all scorers with 17 points for the Thunder. After going scoreless, handing out five assists and hauling in five rebounds in the third, Westbrook had finally reached the point we were waiting for.

by | April 20, 2017 | 11:19

You should be perturbed at what transpired on Saturday night. The Chicago Blackhawks coasted their way through the regular season and made their way into the top spot of the Western Conference headed into the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

by | April 20, 2017 | 11:16

Harry Kane returned to Spurs' squad after a month injured but Spurs had already scored four times through Dele Alli, Eric Dier and a Son Heung-Min double when the striker came off the bench on the hour. "There are different names I could give you". "Watford" constantly rotates in the season with good performances failures, never having given more than two consecutive victories.

by | April 20, 2017 | 11:13

It was Durant's left leg, remember, that Zaza Pachulia crashed into after getting tangled up with Marcin Gortat on February 29 at Verizon Center, causing Durant to suffer a Grade 2 MCL sprain and a tibial bone bruise. The betting line has moved from 15 points to 13.5 points, via OddsShark . It's unclear if or when Nurkic will return, although the Trail Blazers are hoping he will suit up at some point this series.

by | April 20, 2017 | 11:13

Ryan pulled it from his backhand to his forehand and swiped at it as Zdeno Chara dove behind Rask into the crease to try to knock away the puck from the goal line. The Bruins had a goal taken back in the first period when a replay showed that Noel Acciari was offsides. "They're a good team; you have to give them credit".

by | April 20, 2017 | 11:08

Add in a pair of power play goals and the Canadiens cruised to an easy 3-1 victory on Sunday. The Rangers knew they needed to be better after last game, and they certainly delivered tonight backed by Henrik Lundqvist . The Rangers settled into a tighter checking game from the 10-18 minute marks. However, they did not let it overpower or distract from their game.

by | April 20, 2017 | 11:08

No word yet on if White House press secretary Sean Spicer will arrange a news conference to dispute the number of Patriots at the ceremony. He jokingly asked Spicer whether he needed any help, drawing laughs. with that being said, this leads to some uncertainty about Butler future there, particularly after they spent a pile of money on cornerback Stephon Gilmore.

by | April 20, 2017 | 11:04

Assisted by the Huskers qualifying for the Final Four each time Omaha has hosted, the site has set several attendance records, including a NCAA-record crowd of 17,561 for the 2015 championship match. "In addition, MIAA schools have great facilities, and the NCAA has recognized that with today's announcements of multiple championship sites". MI has previously hosted 16 NCAA championships - covering eight different sports - on campus since 1932, while the upcoming men's gymnastics, field ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 10:59

George also called out Lance Stephenson and Myles Turner following a Game 2 loss. Iman Shumpert, who did not play in the Cavs' 109-108 Game 1 win, started the second half in Smith's place. "We all know Lance is an emotional guy and a lot of it is just his heart and his competitiveness that emotion comes out", George went on to tell reporters.

by | April 20, 2017 | 10:59

Rondo's night ended with 11 points and 14 assists on a night when all five Bulls starters reached double figures. Center Robin Lopez added 18 and rookie Paul Zipser finished with 16 points. In the only Western Conference game on Tuesday, the Los Angeles Clippers leveled their series against the Utah Jazz at 1-1, leading wire-to-wire in a 99-91 triumph.

by | April 20, 2017 | 10:59

Toronto Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar steals second as Boston Red Sox's Xander Bogaerts bobbles the ball during the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in Toronto. "His first couple years, he has always been an aggressive hitter, but he went to the extreme and he chased it out of the zone all the time, especially when he'd get two strikes", Gibbons said.

by | April 20, 2017 | 10:58

It is not the first time the Bernabeu natives have booed Ronaldo and he grew increasingly desperate to find the net with a series of wild efforts, including at one point ignoring strike partner Karim Benzema to go for goal himself, infuriating the home crowd.

by | April 20, 2017 | 10:34

Still, Cormier - who wasn't too thrilled with Jon's presence in NY - knows a do-over against "Bones" is likely next once the Jones completes his one-year suspension for a failed drug test in a matter of months. Cormier on if he had a broken nose: "He kicked me square on the nose with his shin. I am not afraid of Anthony Johnson in no way shape or form and when that happens he usually loses".

by | April 20, 2017 | 10:32

Because he was always coming in the direction of what I want from a Manchester United player. "Is Anthony player with great potential? Yes. It is about getting to know each other better and better and go in the direction of things I like".

by | April 20, 2017 | 10:29

Livingston jammed his hand diving on the floor, Kerr said. "We have a huge game, and I think that gives us an opportunity to stay in the game ". Jusuf Nurkic will once again be out for the Blazers. Green finished with quite the line: 19 points, 12 rebounds, nine assists, five blocked shots and three steals in a game featuring 22 lead changes - 15 of those in the third quarter.

by | April 20, 2017 | 10:26

Former Celtic Rajon Rondo contributed 11 assists and was one rebound away from a triple-double as the Bulls pulled away in the final moments of the game. But before the game, Jimmy (Butler ) and (Dwyane) Wade kept telling me to shoot the ball and stay aggressive. The Celtics fell to the Bulls, 106-102.

by | April 20, 2017 | 10:25

The Memphis Grizzlies , down 1-0 in the NBA Western Conference best of seven playoff series, meet the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2 of their quarterfinals series on Monday, April 17, 2017 (4/17/17) at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. In game three, they will travel to Memphis, where the Spurs lost two games this season. The NBA prohibits coaches, as well as players, from criticizing the referees in a public manner.

by | April 20, 2017 | 10:21

One man who was aware of his Lions call-up ahead of time, though, was captain Sam Warburton. Wales flanker Warburton (28) joins England's Martin Johnson as the only men to have led the Lions twice, even after standing down from the Wales captaincy this year.

by | April 20, 2017 | 10:21

Looking back at Serena's recent Instagram post "fighting to get up this morning", fans were quick to diagnose "that morning sickness ain't no joke". The last of those came in 1973 - the year after Court gave birth to a son. She withdrew from the high-profile events in Indian Wells and Miami in March, citing knee problems.

by | April 20, 2017 | 10:16

MARCUS RASHFORD has been backed to become one of the best players in the world after the teenage striker helped Manchester United halt Chelsea's charge towards the Premier League title. "When he does things quick I don't think there are many defenders who can live with him". With United still fighting in the Europa League they remain outsiders to finish in the top four, but Darmian says Sunday's win has kept their hopes alive.

by | April 20, 2017 | 10:14

INJURY UPDATE: Washington's Ian Mahinmi (left calf) is out. Portland's star backcourt combined for 75 points in a 121-109 loss Sunday, and the Blazers now are trying to find better ways to get others involved. It only helps the Warriors, of course, that they are less than two weeks removed from weathering five-plus weeks without Durant. "I'm close, but I'm not going to play the second game", he said.

by | April 20, 2017 | 10:12

The gymnastics, field hockey, water polo and golf events will all be held on campus in Ann Arbor, while U-M will partner with the Detroit Sports Commission to host the wrestling championship at the new Little Caesars Arena in The District Detroit area.

by | April 20, 2017 | 10:10

Although the Marlins were ultimately deprived of a combined no-no thanks to Haniger's shot into the gap, they did record their first shutout of the year. The first inning proved to be the toughest for Hernandez, who allowed only the two solo home runs. "We really ground out at-bats today, my hat is off to the guys", Mariners manager Scott Servais said.

by | April 20, 2017 | 10:10

That keeps the 7-footer off the court and forces the Trail Blazers to play small-ball - right into the Warriors hands. Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant confers with trainer Chelsea Lane after straining his calf during Warriors' 121-109 win over Portland Trail Blazers in Game 1 of NBA Western Conference 1st Round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, April 16, 2017.

by | April 20, 2017 | 10:02

Monaco 3-1 Dortmund Agg 6-3. Dortmund's managing director Michael Zorc called Reus a "quick starter, that is one of his impressing abilities". Marco Reus scored in the 48 minute to cut the lead but 2-1 became 3-1 when Valere Germain netted in the 81 minute to nearly complete a famous victory for the French team.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:57

Wei-Yin Chen, Brad Ziegler and Kyle Barraclough fell two outs shy of combining to throw a no-hitter Tuesday night at Safeco Field in the Miami Marlins' 5-0 victory against the Seattle Mariners. Suzuki, who played mostly right field during his time in Seattle , started in left and made a nice running catch on Taylor Motter's drive into the corner in the eighth inning.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:57

On the other end, Leonard did earn most of his freebies, but received the superstar treatment on at least two occasions, one in the first half when he was awarded two free throws while clearly passing the ball - the Spurs' weren't in the bonus - and the other late in the game when he got the call after his shot was clearly tied up for what should have been a jump ball.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:55

Chelsea did not crumble, however, themselves picking up all three points with a 3-1 triumph on the South Coast, and Conte admits that he is revelling in the end-of-season pressure. Marcos Alonso then sealed the victory with a goal to remember. In the 20th minute, N'golo Kanté played a clever pass to Eden Hazard, who danced past the goalkeeper and tapped the ball into an empty net.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:53

Liverpool went on to win 2-1 at the Britannia Stadium , with both substitutes finding the back of the net in a quick-fire double that consolidated the Reds in the top four of the Premier League. Mignolet still had to produce a fine save to deny Saido Berhaino, but Liverpool hung on to move nine points clear of fifth-placed Arsenal , although the Reds have played three games more.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:51

It was a fiery opening to the contest with Gonzalo Higuain going close in the 14th minute when Paulo Dybala set up his compatriot who fired just wide with Marc-Andre ter Stegen concerned. However, Juventus is a more experienced team than PSG, especially since Juve already has something to compare, and therefore the possible influx of Barcelona players from the first minutes, should not come as a surprise.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:47

Boston was a tad sloppy in the defensive zone their last time out so I think it is safe to say we will see a much closer, lower scoring match here as no team will want to blink first. In addition to skating alongside Liles, Cross also took part on the Bruins' second power-play unit. Less than 30 seconds after that, Derick Brassard took advantage of a sloppy Boston clearing attempt, banging home the puck while stationed on Rusk's doorstep for a 2-0 Ottawa lead.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:44

When the Massachusetts Department of Correction announced on Wednesday that Aaron Hernandez had been found dead in his cell due to an apparent suicide, the department noted that the former Patriots tight end didn't leave behind any type of suicide note.