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Game 6 Preview: Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards

John Wall has scorched Thomas for most of this series and will go back to playing isolation basketball in Game 6 to make Thomas almost unplayable like he was in Games 3 and 4. And that's what has made the Celtics such a successful team, one that finished with the best record in the Eastern Conference and with it, home-court advantage throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs. Read More »

Outfielder Ian Happ called up by Cubs, makes majors debut


Cubs: Reigning NL MVP Kris Bryant missed his second game with a stomach flu. Baseball's slide rule, enacted in 2016 after a pair of hard slides injured Jung Ho Kang of the Pirates and Ruben Tejada of the Mets during the end of the 2015 season, has been a source of controversy among the players and coaches throughout the game. Read More »

Wall nails game winner to quiet Celtics' funeral talk

Despite all this, give me the fourth-seeded Washington Wizards at 9-to-5 tonight against the top-seeded Boston Celtics in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference semifinal . "I don't believe in pressure", Thomas told the media following Sunday's practice, via WEEI . The final period was tight throughout, featuring six ties and nine lead changes. Read More »

Curry switches Jazz off in Western Conference


Against a Jazz offensive scheme that relies on a motion offense, the switching style and versatility of the Warriors negated all ideas and creativity. We have the rest of our staff and that's what we're rolling with."Foul count: The Jazz got very little out of perhaps their most important player in the first round". Read More »

#Breaking2: Kenyan runner comes agonizingly close to sub 2-hour marathon


Desisa finished in 2:14:10. At the 51-minute mark, before halfway, Desisa was the first to drop. Nike didn't respond to questions regarding whether it will continue the project. The company designed what it believes is the most ideal apparel, footwear, and conditions for that time to be achieved and approached the event with confidence that a runner would achieve the feat. Read More »

Beal helps Wizards even series with Celtics

When he left the game the Wizards trailed by five points. It is one thing to lose the way Washington did in Boston, knowing that they were at some point in a position to win. "If we just played like we did [today], we would have won that game". Morris continued: "We go out there and we play like that, I think we'll get the wins". Read More »

Arsenal manager Wenger happy with fighting spirit

The Gunners have only scored on one of their previous four trips to Stoke , with home games against relegated Sunderland and out-of-form Everton to come to finish the league campaign before an FA Cup final date with Chelsea . This win, achieved courtesy of first-half goals by Fernando Llorente and Kyle Naughton, lifted Swansea four points above the relegation zone. "We've got ourselves into a strong position, but the season is not over and we don't think it is done". Read More »

Tony Parker out for the playoffs following knee injury


While the Spurs were able to rally without their veteran point guard they know they will need him for the long haul. The San Antonio Spurs will have to make a major adjustment for the rest of the National Basketball Association playoffs this year as one of their main playmakers, Tony Parker , is down due to a serious injury. Read More »

Hull completes trio of northeast clubs relegated from EPL


Mauricio Pochettino will look to bolster his squad this summer and could potentially attract Zaha with the promise of Champions League football. Luka Milvojevic stepped forward and sent Jakupovic the wrong way to put the nail in Hull's coffin and confirm Palace's stay in the Premier League for another season. Read More »

Warriors want to 'destroy everything' and limit Jazz rallies


After keeping his emotions under check through the first six games of the 2017 NBA Playoffs, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green snapped during his team's 102-91 Game 3 victory in Utah on Saturday. "I think it's important for our players to understand there's a plan", he added. Durant managed to scorch the nets despite poor performances from the other offensive stars alongside him. Read More »

Fernando Alonso's A Free Agent At The End Of This F1 Season

Fernando completed 21 laps but struggled a little to find a rhythm, and could only manage the 20th fastest time. The Spaniard's former team Ferrari could prove to be his only hope of a credible exit, however, with both Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen also soon to be out of contract. Read More »

Wizards, Celtics meet in Game 7

The numbers weigh heavily in Boston's favor. The home team has won all 10 of the regular season and playoff match-ups between the teams, with both sides performing dramatically different depending on location . "At this point, only a handful of teams are left and we're lucky to be in a position to move on". Because the energy in the Garden was unbelievable. John Wall and Bradley Beal present their own problems, especially in regards to who Thomas will have to defend, and Gortat was ... Read More »

Barcelona, Madrid win as title race goes to final round

Ronaldo will look to break Greaves record on Wednesday when Madrid travel to face Celta Vigo in Liga action. Although the Celta and Malaga matches are both away from home, Real Madrid's clash with Sevilla was still the toughest one they had remaining, so Zinedine Zidane will be thrilled to have crossed that fixture off his list. Read More »

Celtics' Isaiah Thomas 'works too hard' to feel pressure of Game 7

One ugly turnover from the point guard started the collapse with 1:20 remaining and that was followed shortly afterwards by a forced 3-point attempt by Thomas that led to easy points by Wall to tie the game. Avery Bradley, Gerald Green, Al Horford , Amir Johnson and Jae Crowder know what's like to be in a Game 7 situation. Video review showed that Olynyk was actually fouled with 2.7 seconds left - a second that could have been very useful. Read More »

Conte wants title bagged Friday

Our feature immediately after the game urged the player to snub overtures from Liverpool and Manchester United and become the main man under Conte next season. Chelsea boss Conte said: "This step was big, a big step for us". It's not easy what has happened to me. Chelsea can win the title this weekend as they take on West Brom in front of their away crowd at the Hawthorns. Read More »

Warriors, down 23 in 3rd, roar back


Leonard, who missed the end of Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals on Tuesday and all of Game 6 against the Houston Rockets on Thursday, tweaked the ankle when he stepped back into the Spurs' bench while attempting a 3-pointer early in the third quarter. Read More »

Arsenal's top-scorer Sanchez a doubt for Sunderland game


Swansea City's Fernando Llorente, centre, celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game with teammates, during the English Premier League soccer match between Sunderland and Swansea City, at the Stadium of Light, in Sunderland , England, Saturday May 13, 2017 . Read More »

Kyrie Irving: Ball movement, defensive effort keys to Cleveland Cavaliers' postseason success


Raptors coach Dwane Casey promised the Raptors "would be a different team tonight coming out". "We've just got continue it and make sure that we have that consistent effort going into Game 3 ". "It was done. I don't believe in that". To play like I did. "We came in here (last year) and weren't prepared", Kyrie Irving said. "You've got to make sure that you understand what the moment is, what we need to do defensively and offensively and it's concerning only about the 15 people in the ... Read More »

Chelsea Beat West Brom To Lift English Premier League Title


Chelsea will celebrate winning the Premier League title when they take on Watford at Stamford Bridge on Monday night. "For this reason, we try to keep the best players", said Conte. One factor in Chelsea's success this season has been their ability to play a settled starting XI with no European football to speak of, however, with the Champions League returning to Stamford Bridge next season a swelling of the ranks is needed. Read More »

Warriors rally for 113-111 win after Spurs lose Leonard

Game 2 in the series is Tuesday night back at Oracle Arena. But the foul also reinjured an ankle that had already been bothering Leonard. From tip to the point of Leonard's injury, the Spurs had complete control . They crashed the offensive glass as they so like to do - something Golden State stressed all week - going right at defenders in the paint and forcing the Warriors into tough shots. Read More »

Avery Bradley's defense has been key ingredient for Celtics

The Wizards defeated Boston again in Game 4, evening out the series 2-2. After dropping their first pair of games against the Celtics , the Wizards trailed 0-2. Boston is just one win away from securing a spot in the next round of the postseason, and they will have two opportunities to do so. "I really don't think we relaxed, I think they kinda surprised us", Wall said of the lackluster start. Read More »

Paris ne pouvait pas faire mieux en L1 avoue Rabiot — PSG


Même s'il est difficile d'imaginer le club de la capitale coiffer les Monégasques lors de la dernière journée la semaine prochaine. La 37ème journée se joue ce dimanche 14 mai, avec toutes les rencontres programmées à 21h. Monaco a livré une grande saison mais n'est pas encore mathématiquement champion. Preuve de sa saison exceptionnelle, Monaco a atteint les 102 buts cette saison en championnat ce soir. Read More »

Hamilton takes the victory at the 2017 Spanish Grand Prix


Vettel compared Hamilton's Mercedes to "a train" over team radio as he blitzed past him for first place and the four-time world champion expanded upon how tough it was to hold his title rival off. Making up the second row on the grid are Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas and Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen . At one stage of a breathless race, Hamilton and Vettel came within centimetres of crashing as they diced for the lead at turn one, with the former forced off the circuit. Read More »

Draymond Green calls Kelly Olynyk a dirty player

After being mostly silenced in Games 3 and 4, Thomas now has a minus-0.6 net rating in these playoffs. The victor will meet either Cleveland or Toronto for a berth in next month's NBA Finals. The Washington Wizards earned their first win Thursday night in the fierce Eastern Conference semifinals against the Boston Celtics as the bad blood continues to grow heading into Game 4 of the 2017 National Basketball Association playoffs especially after Kelly Oubre Jr. Read More »

Mills helps Spurs close out Rockets

Patty Mills earned his second consecutive start for the Spurs , finishing with 14 points and seven assists in 27 minutes of action. Aldridge became the first Spur to score 34 points with 12 rebounds in a playoff game since Tim Duncan against Phoenix in 2008. Read More »

Celtics at Wizards: Watch It!

In the end, the Celtics were able to defeat the Wizards and are now one win away from a date with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals. Sometimes, Al Horford is just kind of there. Yet Bradley was fantastic offensively Wednesday night, making 10-of-13 shots for 25 points in the first half alone. Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham still fighting, but Chelsea difficult to catch

Alli had scored four goals in six games coming into the match but the 21-year-old struggled as Spurs fell to Manuel Lanzini's second-half strike. "We knew what we had to do". We were missing a little bit. After a week of reports claiming Kyle Walker could leave Tottenham following a clash with Pochettino over his recent demotion to the bench, the England right-back was restored to the starting line-up in place of Kieran Trippier. Read More »

Ducks make unprecedented comeback to take 3-2 series lead over Oilers


The series is not over, but it could be before the sun goes down in Edmonton tonight if the Oilers don't play their best game. The victor will face the Predators in the conference finals. Rickard Rakell scored for the Ducks at 8:56. It was a controversial goal, but it stood. The Oilers were without two defensemen. "He's our leader", said teammate Corey Perry , who scored the double-OT victor in Game 5 to cap the comeback. Read More »

Manchester City control Champions League destiny, says Pep Guardiola

The other ones: no chance. Firstly, Pep Guardiola has spoken of his relief at the form of Vincent Kompany on his return from injury. "We created a lot of chances and in the first half we didn't take them". Raheem Sterling and Nicolas Otamendi, again from a free kick by De Bruyne, added late goals as Palace was swept aside, leaving the visitors still to definitely secure their top-flight status for another season. Read More »

Matt Harvey Reportedly a 'Wreck' After Seeing Adriana Lima with Julian Edelman


He claimed it was because he had a "migraine", according to the New York Post , but that's also the excuse you give anytime anyone invites you to an improv show, so no one really believed him. Collins deflected a question about whether Harvey must regain the respect of the clubhouse. "We are going to keep it in house, the way it's supposed to be", Collins said . Read More »

Washington Wizards: 3 adjustments to make in Game 6

Against a team as good as Boston , before you blink it can be over. One reason why Horford shot so well last game was because of Thomas' ability to get him open. The Celtics' lead grew to 26 points in the fourth quarter. Isaiah Thomas and Al Horford chipped in with 18 and 19 points, respectively. "It's Boston , man", forward Markieff Morris told reporters, including Kevin Duffy of MassLive . Read More »

Mariners RHP Weber leaves season debut with shoulder injury


But the usually power-shy Jarrod Dyson responded in kind in the top of the seventh, lacing his first home run of the season to right off Toronto reliever Dominic Leone to tie the game and help set the stage for Pillar. "It's been a wild year so far", Mariners manager Scott Servais said with a rueful smile. "That little bit of movement in the box can be the difference between you swinging at a pitch". Read More »