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Cavaliers hold on to beat Pacers in Game 2


George is a bona fide All-Star, an Olympic gold medalist, one of the best two-way players in the National Basketball Association. "We just need him to challenge Tristan [Thompson], keep him off the boards". Love took advantage of a mismatch against Lance Stephenson to go on a personal 10-0 run, while Irving scored 14 of his game-high 37 points in the period to push the Cleveland lead to as many as 19 points. Read More »

Brazil takes over top spot from Argentina in FIFA rankings


Iceland has moved up two places to 21st, Turkey has advanced four places to 22nd, Ukraine has dropped six places to 37th, Finland has climbed two places to 97th, and Kosovo is now in 170th place. India are tied on points with Estonia, Lithuania and Nicaragua. Post achieving the new ranking, India will play Lebanon in their first worldwide friendly at home on June 7 before taking on Kyrgyzstan at home on June 13 in their next AFC Asian Cup qualifier. Read More »

Miller's Error, Lack Of Timely Hitting Lead To Rays Defeat In Boston

Getting the proverbial monkey off your back, I guess, is nice. "It makes you feel more comfortable". Get prep sports breaking news alerts from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. Down 3-0 in the first, Boston was able to get two quick ones back. Matt Barnes relieved Sale and, with one out, walked two straight hitters, the second on four pitches. Read More »

Kathrine Switzer completes marathon in honor of her historic run


She said , "Whenever I got nervous this week, I thought, 'There's nothing that the marathon can do to me that I haven't already been through emotionally'". Switzer. Switzer has founded a global support community called 261, connecting women through the freedom gained by running. That was the coolest thing ever, to cross the finish line, see my dad for the first time when I crossed and my whole family - I just want to say "thank you" to them. Read More »

Strong-severe storms likely for Eastern Kentucky


That shifts overnight, particularly during the early hours Thursday as storms move in. The National Weather Service predicted widespread thunderstorms across much of Alabama and Georgia and into Florida and south-western SC. Beginning at about 6 p.m. Wednesday , storms are expected to sweep through central North Carolina. Make sure to have a way to receive any warnings that may be issued, either through a weather radio, or your WHSV News App. Read More »

Malcolm Butler signs franchise tender, can get traded


But as Yates pointed out, a trade is still entirely possible. Because a player can't be traded unless he is under contract, Butler's status was in limbo until he signed the $3.91 million tender. Butler had four interceptions last season. If Belichick believes an extension is still possible, perhaps he'll let it ride for 2017. The trade talks between the Saints and Patriots for cornerback Malcolm Butler could heat back up very soon. Read More »

Kings fire Darryl Sutter, Dean Lombardi


Los Angeles Kings head coach Darryl Sutter (above) was sacked April 10, 2017, one day after the 2016-17 season ended. "Words can not express our gratitude and appreciation for what Dean and Darryl have accomplished for the Kings franchise", he said in part. Read More »

Force, Rebels await decision on Super Rugby axe


South Africa loses two sides while Australia must dump either the Melbourne Rebels or the Perth-based Western Force. "As confirmed yesterday, we have commenced a consultation process with both teams and will provide an update at an appropriate time". Read More »

Suspect in Facebook murder found dead, Cleveland police confirm

It wasn't immediately clear where Stephens had been since Sunday. The break in the case came when police received a tip that Stephens' vehicle was in a McDonald's parking lot, Willlams said. Cleveland police were due to give more details at a news conference on Tuesday afternoon. The crime prompted a manhunt across the U.S. after the suspect shared another video on the social network, saying he would kill again. Read More »

Pacers F George, 76ers G Henderson fined


George has been fined for public criticism of the officiating following the Pacers' 120-111 win over the 76ers on Monday, April 10 at Wells Fargo Center. The 76ers are trying to play spoiler but don't quite have the bodies left to put up enough points. With Jefferson out, Kevin Seraphin has taken advantage of the opportunity and has been quite productive as a back-up center with smaller lineups since Lance Stephenson arrived. Read More »

AJ Hawk to retire with the Green Bay Packers


Veteran NFL linebacker A.J. Hawk, released by the Falcons in October, has retired as a Packer, the team for which he played nine seasons and is the all-time leading tackler, Green Bay GM Ted Thompson announced Tuesday. He has been hosting a popular podcast since 2014, " The Hawk Cast ". While his career didn't end on a high note, that's just the way things go in the National Football League at times. Read More »

Another year, another pay cut for Danny Amendola


Louis Rams and Patriots, registering 365 receptions for 3,450 yards and 17 touchdowns. While Amendola did have a career high four touchdown receptions, he caught only 23 passes for 243 yards, the second and third worst totals of his career, respectively. Read More »

Tiger Woods to design new golf course in southwest Missouri


Ridgedale is approximately 10 miles south of Branson. He has completed two courses: Diamante's El Cardonal in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and Bluejack National outside of Houston. Woods shared a long embrace and chat with Tracey Stewart before the announcement began, and spoke of how much having Stewart's name on the course means to him. Read More »

Arsene Wenger Proud Of Arsenal's Fighting Spirit

At least it worked well enough to see Arsenal edge out a Middlesbrough side who remain odds-on favourites for relegation. However, former Manchester United defender Neville says that the victory will ultimately mean nothing if Arsenal lose to City on Sunday, a result which would no doubt inspire more protests against Wenger. Read More »

In Focus: Brazilian brilliance wins it for Liverpool


Goals from substitutes Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino in the 69th and 71st minute respectively cancelled out Jonathan Walters' first-half opener. And the solution, I found it. I thought he was lucky in this situation that not more happened, but it will be pretty much impossible that he will play again this season. Read More »

Sharks vs. Oilers gm 1: Hope for the best, expect the worst

I wasn't very effective, but happy to get a game under my belt". Overall, there were 657 loose pucks recovered and the Oilers only managed 46.3%. Despite the Sharks' slide down the standings in the spring, DeBoer spoke about the fact that, for much of the season, his team was at the top of the division. Read More »

Poulter in contention at Harbour Town facing money-earning deadline


That tied the English former world number one with early starter DeLaet, who holed out a wedge shot from 109 yards to eagle the par-four ninth on his way to 67 on the Harbour Town layout. "Where I stand with regards to my card the best thing I can do is just focus on my golf", he said. "This place has been kind to me". He played from the 16th fairway after a wayward drive on the par-4 10th and managed to save par. Read More »

Pochettino confident of Tottenham overtaking Chelsea in the table


Alan Shearer says Tottenham Hotspur can now show if they are genuine title contenders. It is very simple but in this case the fault is of the coach. "Today, we deserved to lose the game", said Conte. "We must have great enthusiasm to play these last six games, with patience and a great will to fight". We are an experienced group of players who have been there and done this before. Read More »

Rudy Gobert's Knee Injury Is Unlucky And Upsetting

Johnson, who scored 21 points, was left isolated againstJamal Crawford on the final play. "I think we felt and knew that a lot of people probably were counting us out when he went down", Johnson said. "But we'll find out". Chris Paul hit a floating bank shot with 13 seconds left to tie the game, but the Jazz did not take a timeout before the final play, instead choosing to catch the Clippers off guard and improvise the final shot. Read More »

Toronto Maple Leafs Vs. Washington Capitals Live Stream: Watch The NHL Playoffs


In fact, it was Toronto that tempered play, even holding the Capitals without a shot for a six-minute stretch in the second period. "They probably thought it was fun", Babcock told reporters following Thursday's Game 1. The Capitals , on the other hand, entered Game 1 with more than 1,000 playoff appearances spread across their lineup. Mitch Marner and Jake Gardiner scored in the first period for Toronto, back in the playoffs for the first time since 2013. Read More »

'Survivor' contestant Zeke Smith comes out as transgender after being outed

Instead of turning on Smith, however, the Nuku tribe chastised Varner for outing the Brooklyn native on national television. Varner at first defended his question, claiming he thought Smith was "out and loud and proud", then boasting he himself was an advocate for trans people: "I argue for the rights of transgender people everyday in the state of North Carolina". Read More »

College Basketball: Gonzaga punches Final Four ticket

The Gonzaga Bulldogs were bound for the Final Four. "It went from 10 to 15 really quick and we were just fighting uphill ever since", Mack said. "It's hard to get where we are". Gonzaga dominated from start to finish. That type of effort was going to be needed against the Zags - but they harangued Bluiett into 3 of 14 shooting, including a 1-for-6 mark from behind the 3-point line. Read More »

Kansas City, Mo., Voters Approve $25 Fine In Easing Of Marijuana Law


Kansas City's new maximum punishments will apply to its municipal court system. The advocates for legalization gathered for a watch party to attend the outcome. Kansas City now joins a growing list of cities around the country that have adopted a more pragmatic approach for dealing with marijuana-related offenses on the local level. Read More »

Dell Match Play 2017: Leaderboard Scores, Prize Money Payouts


At the long par-5 12th, Rahm showed off his massive power, uncorking a 426-yard drive that bounced over a cart path and settled into the center of the fairway. Extra holes looked on the cards when Tanihara found the heart of the green at the last and Johnson's second spun back off the putting surface, from where he chipped to eight feet. Read More »

Watch Formula One race on TV, online

Sunday's race will start at an odd hour in the United States, as many Formula One races do. The Williams team was given a suspended 25,000 euros ($27,000) fine for failing to properly inform FIA of the change. After his own tyre-change, Vettel re-entered the race with flawless timing, sneaking in front of Verstappen and Hamilton before forging ahead to close out a dominant win. Read More »

Read the bill: GOP proposal for replacing Obamacare


And they accused Republicans of hiding bad news by moving ahead without official estimates from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office on the bill's cost to taxpayers and anticipated coverage. The bill has now met opposition from both the moderate and conservative wings of the GOP. That was apparently a mere foreshadowing of the internal opposition to the Obamacare repeal legislation that has been brewing within the Republican Party. Read More »

WWE Fastline 2017 Results Are Here


Let me know in the comment section if you like the new idea. But that's OK. I don't think either guy will have anything to do at WrestleMania , but this did tease something between Tozawa and Brian Kendrick for 205 Live this week. This is 2017 and the Raw roster is stacked with talent, and yet here are two part-timers vying for what's supposed to be the show's prestigious title. Read More »

David Nwaba signs 10-Day contract with Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers called up Nwaba from their development team, the LA D-Fenders where he averaged nearly 14 points, 7 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 1.2 blocks per game in the D-League. One of Cal Poly's top two scorers during each of his three years, Nwaba led the Mustangs during his 2015-16 senior season in points (12.5), rebounds (6.3), assists (3.5) and steals (1.3) per game. Read More »

Champions League victor speaks out on Man United ace Marcus Rashford


Brown will be in the opposite dugout, and could be on the bench for the Championship side. I don't think they will take their foot off the gas but that means there is less pressure on us. "He is young and I am sure Mourinho has got him in his plans for the future". "It's taken a good few seasons now and they're just starting to get the fear back". Read More »

Former Australia forward Dan Vickerman dies at the age of 37


It is understood there were no suspicious circumstances. He was 37 and leaves behind his wife, Sarah, and two young children. The South Africa-born forward, who spent a season in the Aviva Premiership side Northampton, retired from the game in 2012, with his last worldwide appearance coming in the semi-final of the 2011 Rugby World Cup. Read More »

Waste Management Phoenix Open purse, winner's share, prize money payout


Chris Kirk coasted to a bogey-free, 5-under-par 33-33=66 in his opening round at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, sitting two strokes off the current lead set by Matt Kuchar. "I got a lot out of it". Steele had twice gained the solo lead at seven-under, but back-to-back bogeys dropped him back to five-under before he gained a share of second with a birdie at the eighth, his penultimate hole. Read More »