January 24, 2018

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Celtics power past Wizards in Game 7, 115-105


Thomas' performance was to be expected, but Olynyk was an unlikely hero, especially since the entire Celtics bench had just 5 points in all of game 6. In fact, if the Wizards can somehow make the Finals for the first time in close to 40 years, it will be the first time that any professional sports team (NBA, NHL, MLB, and NFL) have made it since 1998. Read More »

Late goal gives Predators 2-1 series lead over Ducks


After a late power play goal to cut the score to 2-1, and some key intermission line-up shuffling from Ducks head coach Randy Carlyle, Anaheim was able to slice through Nashville's coverage like butter on toast. "We're not going to stomp all over them". "I saw him on the ice last night, and he's composed. He's handled it great and he looks comfortable in there". Read More »

Venezuelans again shut down capital to protest government

Authorities thwarted an opposition push for a referendum past year and have also delayed state gubernatorial elections. A grisly video purporting to show the final moments of one man left dead in the turmoil capped Monday's unrest as a morning of initially peaceful demonstrations turned violent outside Caracas , with two deaths reported at separate demonstrations in Tachira, a mountainous state bordering Colombia. Read More »

Combine still has value even if top NBA prospects skip it


Both players are believed to be among the prospects the Los Angeles Lakers are considering should they hold on to their draft pick. The only question mark is his ability to play alongside Ben Simmons. I was the No. 2 pick and I couldn't lift 185 pounds. The New York Knicks are now projected to have the No. 7 overall pick in the draft (though that can change with the lottery), and they have identified Frank Ntilikina , Malik Monk and De'Aaron Fox as their top targets, according to ... Read More »

Gary Neville delivers warning to Tottenham about Alli and Kane


In an attempt to predict how far Dele can go, we simmed his entire career on Football Manager 2017 to see where he could end up and what he might win. We look at the positives and it's a great place for us to build from". Spurs have conceded 24 goals in 36 Premier League games this season, the best defensive record in the top flight. Read More »

Jose Mourinho already picking Manchester United players for Europa League final

United will be without Zlatan Ibrahimovic , Marcos Rojo, Ashley Young, Luke Shaw and Tim Fosu-Mensah for the Europa League final through injury, while Eric Bailly is suspended following his moment of madness yesterday morning. United were the sideshow on Sunday as Spurs bid farewell to White Hart Lane and rubber stamped second spot - their highest finish since 1963. "It was so difficult, so hard for me this season, so if we manage to do that it will be awesome". Read More »

Ajax, Man United set up final clash in Europa League

Mourinho hailed his players for the attitude they showed as they came through to seal a spot in a final he feels can be a "perfect" end to the season, with Champions League football on offer for the victor in Stockholm. "He helped David Luiz prove me wrong in that back three, because I did not rate him as a defender in a two, but have to take my cap off to the way he has played this season". Read More »

French expect backlash over Sharapova wildcard call


The 30-year-old will move into the top 200 in the world rankings after seeing off American McHale 6-4 6-2 in one hour and 35 minutes on Monday. Two-time champion Maria Sharapova has not been given a wild-card entry for the French Open. But nevertheless Roland Garros invests a lot - along with the other Grand Slams, the ATP, and the WTA - into the fight against doping. "Nobody can deprive her of her two titles here in Roland Garros, but these two titles she had conquered them according to ... Read More »

Gregg Popovich: Kawhi Leonard is game-time decision


So when the Houston Rockets head coach took a step back to evaluate this Western Conference Semifinals against the San Antonio Spurs , he wasn't afraid to speak some truth. What the world didn't know going into game six, was that James Harden also wouldn't show up to play, at least not mentally. "I was making passes and we didn't knock down shots". Read More »

Nadal cruises into Madrid final

Nadal tied Novak Djokovic for the all-time lead in Masters 1000 titles with 30. Rafael Nadal in action against Dominic Thiem in the final of the Madrid Masters. "I really enjoy these tournaments", Nadal said. Of course the conversation inevitably moved to the fact that with this win, Nadal has leapfrogged Roger Federer in the rankings, not that he gave much store in the rankings to determine who would lift the title at the French Open . Read More »

'Dr Phil' to air 2nd interview with Hernandez's fiancee


As CNN reports, the previously-recorded show featured Aaron Hernandez's fiancee still decked out in her engagement ring as she spoke to TV's Dr. Phil McGraw. "(It) was similar, but I feel like, again, you have nothing but time in there so I feel like it's easily duplicated or could be ". It was very short, I wanted more, wanted him to explain. Read More »

Raptors' DeRozan can't wait to redeem himself


LeBron James scored 39 points, hopped Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the career playoff scoring list, and pushed the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 125-103 blowout over the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series Wednesday night. Read More »

Kaepernick, RG3 on radar of Seahawks


Seattle would be an interesting fit for Kaepernick. Griffin is also a free agent after his time with the Cleveland Browns last season ended. It's May 15, 2017, and we have our first word of official contact between Colin Kaepernick's representatives and a team. Read More »

Warriors' Kerr returns to practice for 1st time in 3 weeks


Seeing the reigning National Basketball Association coach of the year on the practice floor for the first time in more than three weeks had acting Golden State coach Mike Brown in great spirits. Kerr has been sidelined since the first round of the playoffs with recurring back pain, but he was in Oracle Arena to support the Warriors as a spectator from the locker room for the first time since taking leave. Read More »

National Basketball Association draft lottery odds, visualized

But I think the one thing that I'm really trying to focus on is just trying to get stronger. You want to know. On Tuesday, the National Basketball Association holds its annual draft lottery in a New York City hotel where the top 14 selections in June's draft are determined. Read More »

National Basketball Association admits Celtics lost time on final possession


After receiving the inbound pass from Al Horford , Isaiah Thomas missed on off-balance 3-point attempt. However, Wall's heroics would give the Wizards the win and send the series to a do or die game seven. Boston head coach Brad Stevens proved why he's considered one of the most creative play callers in the National Basketball Association, setting up the ideal in-bound play that gave Celtics forward Al Horford an open jumper that gave Boston a 91-89 lead with seven seconds left. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas on Game 7: 'That's Where Legends Are Born'


Wall nailed a 3-pointer with 3 1/2 seconds left to give the Wizards a 92-91 win over the Celtics, sending the series back to Boston for Game 7 on Monday. It's Game 6. Their season was on the line, so they should have been motivated by everything else, just like we're motivated for Game 7. Horford finished with 20 points. Read More »

Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari suffers engine leak


Vettel was threatening to run out to a clear lead ahead of Hamilton if things continued to slide for the Mercedes driver , however, a pole here in Spain has seemingly indicated that the British driver is back to his best. Hamilton and Vettel are embroiled in a fascinating, two-way battle for the FIA World Championship. Vettel was one of the first cars out after Ferrari completed a precautionary engine change on the auto in the interval since FP3. Read More »

Charlie Hunnam studied fighter Conor McGregor for King Arthur grit


Ahead of the film's premiere, Ritchie and some of the cast opened up to CBS News to share their thoughts on the legend of King Arthur and how this new film takes the tale in an unexpected direction. Mostly, though, " Legend of the Sword " feels like a rather desperate attempt - in design, music, and even casting - to score some of that sweet, sweet " Game of Thrones " cash. Read More »

Kohli terms IPL 10 as a season to forget for RCB


In the evening, after their captain had called correctly at the toss and decided his batsmen would take first strike, RCB finished their twenty overs at 161-6. In the final over, Pawan Negi smashed three successive fours to help the visitors cross the 150-run mark. Shami and Mishra then tried their best, swinging their bats for several boundaries and bringing the equation down to 35 off 18 balls. Read More »

French ex-premier pledges allegiance to Macron's movement

The centrist Macron, 39, formed his own party only last year, and his election victory over the National Front's Marine Le Pen on Sunday has destroyed the dominance of the centre-left and centre-right parties which have governed France for almost 60 years. Read More »

Rising Pune Supergiant vs Kings XI Punjab: Players to watch out for

Saha displayed a different facet of his batsmanship with a unbeaten 93 of 55 balls to power Punjab to 230 for 3 in a do-or-die encounter. Despite having played five games with virtually no break, Kings XI Punjab will be as much pumped up as the home team Rising Pune Supergiant going into the penultimate game of the league stage. Read More »

UFC 211 Results: Stipe Miocic Knocks Out JDS, Joanna Champion Dominates


She has defended her title five times. A victory for Jedrzejczyk would tie her with Ronda Rousey for the most title defenses by a female fighter in UFC history. For all of those rounds, Jedrzejczyk picked Andrade apart with a stinging jab and quick low kicks that left her lead leg bruised and swollen. For her next match, the UFC reigning title holder is expected to face off against Rose Namajunas . Read More »