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by | May 12, 2017 | 17:39

If you haven't yet checked it out, the field is absolutely stacked for The Players this week at TPC Sawgrass . Bernhard Langer and Vijay Singh of Ponte Vedra Beach, the two oldest players in the field, made appearances on the leaderboard before fading late.

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:16

The Wizards hope to extend the series, which is heading back to Washington with the Celtics up 3-2. If the Boston-Washington series goes seven games, the victor meets the Cavaliers next Wednesday. KEEP AN EYE ON: Isaiah Thomas' free-throw attempts. So if the Celtics can get those rebounds, they have transition opportunities. Neither team has won an away game so far in this series.

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:26

Leonard was able to play some after landing on James Harden's foot in the third quarter of Game 5 , but he was clearly affected by the injury and ultimately pulled for good. He finished with 12 points, two rebounds, three assists and three steals. "We need to RUN AS ONE!" Numerous talking heads on television were criticizing Houston coach Mike D'Antoni for only using seven players in Game 5 .

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:56

Personally, I find it very unusual that, as a resident of Vancouver Island, that the locals in this Canucks-market are commonly talking about the National Hockey League as fixed with regard to the Oilers' series. Probably not for the Washington Capitals and Anaheim Ducks. It went to Shea Theodore , the Ducks rookie defenseman, who was behind John Gibson's net.

by | May 12, 2017 | 18:03

Win or lose, the Spurs will play either a Game 7 against the Rockets on Sunday, or Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland; hence, allowing Leonard more time to recover is the priority. Popovich declined to speculate on the seriousness of Leonard's injury. The Rockets superstar James Harden , who had an terrible overtime, was otherwise excellent in the most recent contest, and many would expect that to keep on kicking.

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:26

The state plans to appeal the ruling, arguing that since Hernandez "deliberately, consciously and voluntarily chose to end his life", his death should not erase his guilt. He was serving life after being convicted of murder, unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition in 2015. “In our book, hes guilty, and hes always going to be guilty, ” Ursula Ward said during a news conference.

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:03

Bojan Bogdanovic came off the bench and led the second unit with 19 points and 10 boards. Part of what worked for Boston involved beating Washington at its own up-tempo game with 15 fastbreak points in the first quarter. Wall had 21 points, but just four assists. The half ended with Boston leading, 67-51. Al Horford deserves a lot of credit for his rim protection, as he altered several shots at the bucket that then resulted in open shots at the other end.

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:11

Pochettino beat Marco Silva of Hull City, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, Leicester City's Craig Shakespeare and Antonio Conte of Chelsea to the manager's award after his team scored 16 times in the month, conceding once. Son has already managed 19 goals this season in all competitions. Son, who joined Tottenham from the German club Bayer Leverkusen in 2015, is on the verge of setting a single-season scoring record by a South Korean in Europe.

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:54

Still, that doesn't mean Day 2 featuring Rounds 2 and 3 can't feature just as much talent in unforeseen places, with plenty of hidden gems waiting to be plucked on Friday evening. The Chiefs used the tenth overall pick to select Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes . Two days of draft picks are in the books as we're officially through the first three rounds in Philadelphia.

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:14

Despite their 1-2 defeat in the semi-final return leg to Atletico Madrid , Real booked their place in the final, which will be played on June 3 in Cardiff. Atletico face another big summer as on top of moving stadium, they will have to resist huge offers for the likes of Griezmann and Simeone. The same patience he had with Karim Benzema , who showed yesterday his skills to create the chance that ended up in Isco's goal.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:35

It's the second trophy of course in Europe and it's an important trophy. Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: "In the end, when the game was hard, when they were better than us and we were in trouble and not playing well, it was that mentality, that desire, that togetherness that made the boys fight until the end".

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:34

WTA CEO Steve Simon, speaking to German broadcaster ZDF over the weekend before Bouchard's comments became available, said Sharapova had "served her suspension". Johanna Konta was bundled out in straight sets by Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova , while Carla Suarez Navarro was too good for Elena Vesnina and Germany's Laura Siegemund upset eighth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova with a 6-4 6-3 win.

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:58

Sergio Garcia was nervous and distracted during much of the first round Thursday of The Players Championship. "I didn't have a nice weekend on the greens last week so I think I needed a change". After ending Day's 47-week reign as No.1 in February, Johnson has increased his rankings lead over world No.2 Rory McIlroy to a whopping five points, with Day now at No.3.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:55

The Celtics lost a game because they quit in an embarrassing third quarter display. Brooks could find more minutes for Bojan Bogdanovic after the sharp-shooting forward scored 19 points in the Wizards' 116-89 victory in Game 3 . The Wizards' starting lineup of John Wall , Bradley Beal , Otto Porter, Markieff Morris and Marcin Gortat were on the floor during the 26-0 run and all of them contributed.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:37

He was a stud, ' Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. The Rockets trailed 3-2 going into game six at the Toyota Center and knew they needed a big performance in front of their own fans to take the contest the distance. San Antonio's scoring was spread throughout the team, with LaMarcus Aldridge adding 18, Danny Green 16 and Patty Mills 20. Probably not. The Spurs might have the superior coach in the series, especially with Steve Kerr sitting out, but coaching likely won't be enough ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:29

He has been linked with a move to Inter ever since the Italian giant sacked Stefano Pioli earlier this season. "He (Conte) didn't say to me, 'Do I fancy playing wing back?' He just put me in there, and after that he just kept on encouraging me", Moses told British media.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:32

The Algeria global was named as PFA Player of the Year last term as the Foxes were crowned shock Premier League champions. Leicester have made a number of successful signings from the lower leagues in their recent history, including Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez and Demarai Gray.

by | May 12, 2017 | 17:26

Being physical was the plan with Thomas, Wizards guard Bradley Beal said. Washington Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr. Games 3 and 4 marked the first time in his National Basketball Association career that he fell short of 20 points back to back.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:07

Now, the competition could be his saviour. He said: "The Arsenal fans are happy and I'm happy for them". Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits that he was "surprised" by the lack of animosity between his side and Manchester United compared to previous editions of the rivalry.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:43

The defeat marked the first time United have conceded more than once in a league game since that hammering by Chelsea. I left Highbury, they were crying. The manager, however, stated that he was pleased with the performance although the same could not be said about the result. On Friday, Mourinho said he still expected whatever team he put out to "fight", but added: "It's impossible not to rest players.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:45

Wenger has only won once from 10 trips to the Potteries as Arsenal manager and could be without Laurent Koscielny (calf) and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (hamstring) at the weekend. Personally, I didn't see any incident where he had to stop for a sprint, it was more fatigue. "Does Koscielny come back or not?" Thankfully the injury isn't serious and the French worldwide was able to take part in training on Tuesday so Wenger says the centre-back now has a chance to return to the squad tomorrow.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:44

The Warriors have outscored their playoff opponents by 17.4 points per 100 possessions in going 8-0 through the first two rounds, but these are the Spurs. The Rockets' season is over and many people will only remember it by this one tragedy of an exit. If the San Antonio Spurs don't have Leonard, it should be obvious the Spurs won't win anything.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:11

Weekly stories linking him with Inter Milan, which on Tuesday fired coach Stefano Pioli, might be wide of the mark despite the Italian team's Chinese owners reportedly offering 12 million euros ($13 million) a year. These are moments that you understand you can fight for the title, but to win it or not? "(But) I saw my team improving game by game and step by step".

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:23

Curry and Durant answered with back-to-back 3-pointers. "Give Utah credit: they were physical with us tonight", Warriors acting head coach Mike Brown said. "I said Bennie [Adams], that's bulls--", Green revealed. I didn't mind if we just moved on with the play. They overcame another sluggish start to take their first lead of the series into halftime, then stretched it to nine in the third quarter with a flurry of some of their best two-way play all season.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:48

First of all, will Conte want to continue at Chelsea? "Then the future is important". In his first season in English football, Conte has eclipsed Jose Mourinho, Pep Guardiola, Arsene Wenger and Jurgen Klopp, four coaches who are all paid higher salaries.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:45

FootballScoop.com reports Montgomery delivered the flawless #ScholarshipAlert to Tia Chapman, the mother of defensive end Kiante Anderson, a Greenville, N.C., native. "I was just talking about this last night; I was just praying about it last night because he needed it". With the announcement not made official, Montgomery chose to make the day of not just Anderson, but his mother, too.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:14

Hazard acknowledges that breaking Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi's decade-long dominance will be far from easy, but is adamant that he does not necessarily have to move to La Liga to fulfil his own personal ambition. Hazard narrowly missed out on the PFA Player of the Year award to team-mate N'Golo Kante last week but the winger has been instrumental once again to Chelsea's success.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:15

Three cricket bookies were arrested andwith Rs 40 lakhs and several mobile phones were also recovered. Earlier on Thursday, UP Police had arrested three persons from Kanpur involved in illegal betting during the match. Police told the BBC that the men had contact with low-level staff at Green Park stadium to obtain information about the condition of the pitch. Two people were arrested from a room on the 17th floor of the city's only five-star hotel, which is located near to the stadium.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:48

John Gibson made 27 saves. The night got off to an unusual start when the microphone failed to work as Canadian country singer Brett Kissel came out to sing the US anthem, decked out in an Oilers jersey and guitar. It means they have a 2-0 lead, which beats the alternative. With Anaheim leading 4-3, Gibson made several big saves late in the second period and early in third to keep the Oilers from tying the game.

by | May 12, 2017 | 14:49

Among those are Damarious Randall and Quinten Rollins, the team's underachieving first- and second-round draft picks in 2015. The Packers second selection of the fourth round (134th overall) was BYU running back Jamaal Williams. A second fifth rounder was the second running back taken, Aaron Jones from the University of Texas-El Paso. "I did the [stadium] tours when I was younger", Biegel said.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:02

His stated reason for missing Saturday night's game was a migraine headache, and the Mets weren't necessarily convinced, so they sent representatives to knock on his door. On the other hand, Harvey has also struggled on the field while certainly not helping his case off of it. This has been a vicious cycle of bad decisions and entitlement from Harvey for the last couple of seasons.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:56

Imagine that one of Ted Leonsis' pixelites called the boss just after the Washington Capitals' 5-2 Game 6 win Monday night in Pittsburgh. The victor advances to the Eastern Conference final to face the New York Rangers or Ottawa. Braden Holtby made 16 saves for the Capitals. Marc-Andre Fleury stoned Ovechkin early, and the Penguins ripped off four goals in the first 23 minutes and never looked back.

by | May 12, 2017 | 15:36

The All-Star led the Celtics to a first-round win over Chicago in a haze after learning the day before that series began that his younger sister, Chyna Thomas, had died in a auto accident outside of his native Tacoma, Washington. The Gazette reports that the Falcons are scheduled to fly to Washington, D.C., on Monday and meet President Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday.

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:22

Real needed a stoppage time equaliser en route to beating Atletico in the 2014 final, scored a late victor in the quarter-finals a year later and edged last season's final between the two on a penalty shootout. "We'll have to be focused for next Wednesday's game". He didn't come back on for the second half, being replaced by Nacho. "To score three goals and, most importantly in a (two-legged) tie, keep a clean sheet at home is very important".

by | May 12, 2017 | 16:05

He went 0-4 with a 4.88 ERA in eight appearances (six starts) for the Rockies previous year. Hoffman (1-0) allowed three runs over 5 1/3 efficient innings after being recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque earlier in the day. Dodgers pinch-hitter Scott Van Slyke hit a solo homer in the fifth off Hoffman. The Dodgers homed in on Hoffman in the sixth, with Cody Bellinger ripping a double and Chase Utley following with a run-scoring triple.