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And stating that Westbrook tends to bounce back from off nights isn't just an anecdotal throwaway. Oklahoma City shot 37% from the field for the game. You can check and see what criteria goes to all-defense. "I really don't know what the criteria is". "That's all our offense is about: read what the defense gives us and just take it", said Rockets guard James Harden , who shook off an 0-of-6 start on 3-point attempts to score a game-high 37 points. Read More »

Capitals D Karl Alzner sits out Game 3 with upper-body injury

Braden Holtby made some tremendous stops on Monday, including an incredible diving poke check to stave off what looked to be a sure-fire breakaway for Mitchell Marner at the midway point of the second period. Toronto has given the Capitals all they can handle in Washington and the momentum should pick up a touch at home as well. Hyman chased down the loose puck that led to Nylander's first of the postseason and then drew the penalty that led to Bozak's game-winner. Read More »

Terry one of greatest defenders of all time: Frank Lampard

There is a possibility that Terry, who has won 14 major trophies at Chelsea , won't play again for the Blues. Apart from being the league's most consistent defender, Terry has advanced to be the finest of all captains in the history of England football. Read More »

Matuidi brace boosts PSG in French Ligue 1


PSG, though, were lifted by their escape and pressed for a victor in stoppage time, which arrived when Matuidi nodded in a deep cross from Javier Pastore to put Unai Emery's side level on points with leaders Monaco heading into the weekend's next round of matches. Read More »

Barcelona vs Juventus, Champions League


Dortmund meanwhile trail only by a single goal to Monaco but they will have to launch a comeback away from home and with the trauma of last week's attack on their team bus still fresh in the memory. "We only have one option which is to attack, attack and attack again". With Sergio Busquets back in the side, we expect Barcelona to play a more balanced game, controlling proceedings in a more efficient manner in a reported 3-4-3 formation. Read More »

Funeral for Facebook shooting victim scheduled in Ohio


Authorities warned residents in OH and the neighboring states of Pennsylvania, New York, Indiana and MI to be alert for Stephens. No accusations - just understanding. Stephens said in one Facebook video that "I killed 13, so I'm working on 14 as we speak". Godwin was the father of 10. "He was definitely one in a million", said another daughter, Debbie Godwin. Read More »

Ronaldo scores brace to sink Bayern

The Los Blancos talisman has now scored 97 goals in the Champions League, two in the UEFA Super Cup and one in UEFA Champions League qualification. Seeking its first league title since 2012, Madrid has a game in hand and a three-point lead over two-time defending champion Barcelona, which hosts sixth-place Real Sociedad later on Saturday. Read More »

Dortmund's injured Bartra out for a month after bus attack


These days when I look at my wrist, swollen and badly injured, do you know what I feel? At that time, we did not know the reasons for this attack. "The pain, the fear, not knowing what was happening or how long it would last..." "I encouraged everyone to take the game seriously but football is not the most important thing in the world". Read More »

NFL Network draft experts break down Patrick Mahomes


ESPN's draft gurus, Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay, each recently projected the Texas Tech quarterback going in the first round as the third quarterback taken. "I think the reason they looked into me so hard is that I'm so different than other quarterbacks". "I just show them my knowledge for the game". I have my own unique way of playing, and it works. Read More »

Rejuvenated Arsenal beat Middlesbrough at Riverside Stadium


It was only right we could get them three points and I would like to thank them". "You could see the players have a good mentality, they wanted to win the game and they responded". The visitors at last began to put Brad Guzan's goal under pressure, with Aaron Ramsey seeing a volley blocked inside the area, but Boro's defence was doing well to keep Sanchez and Olivier Giroud quiet. Read More »

Miami has another near-no-hitter, beats Seattle 5-0


The Marlins will counter with Edinson Volquez, who is 5-0 with a 2.66 ERA in six starts when opposing Seattle . After Cano's grounder to second erased Haniger on a force, Chen nicked Cruz with a pitch. Following a single by J.T. Realmuto, Christian Yelich drove in the first run when he hit a ball that bounced high enough off home plateto give him time to reach first on an infield single. Read More »

KC awarded more NCAA championships


It is the first time Albany will host the men's Division I basketball tournament since 2003. Omaha also had made a bid to host the Frozen Four for hockey and the championship for NCAA Division I wrestling, but was not chosen. Unveiling its site selections Tuesday for almost all of its championships between 2018 and 2022, the NCAA awarded several events to the St. Louis region and to the University of IL. Read More »

Butler signs, but could be dealt


The Saints have been searching for help at cornerback for years. The question now becomes whether a team like the New Orleans Saints, who just traded Brandin Cooks to New England, could make a play for the veteran corner and whether or not the Patriots, who have claimed they don't have interest in trading him, will listen to (or act on) any serious trade offers. Read More »

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs himself in his prison cell

Friends and fans alike have wondered for a long time now: How could a Super Bowl star for one of the league's top franchises fall so far into a life of killing and deceit? November 6: Aaron Hernandez is born in Bristol, Connecticut. She says prison officials also should make frequent checks on the mental state of inmates who are serving life sentences without the possibility of parole, as Hernandez was. Read More »

National Basketball Association fines Memphis Grizzlies coach David Fizdale for criticism of officials

Action moves to Memphis for Game 3 on Thursday and Game 4 on Saturday. Fizdale's fury aside, no amount of free throws, wine or whine can save Memphis from a San Antonio juggernaut that's plenty good enough to win it all. I know Pop's [Spurs coach Gregg Popovich ] got pedigree, and I'm a young rookie. That's unacceptable, that's unprofessional. San Antonio won 95-89 in overtime. Read More »

The lion's den that is Camp Nou awaits Juventus, warns Dani Alves

Juve is likely going to be in a defensive shell all match, and I don't see them scoring a goal as it's not an especially great possession team. And he called for an expected near 100,000 crowd to play their part as they did against PSG. "We need to be compact and show no fear". "Everything depends on playing a flawless game in every sense". Indeed, Higuain had another brilliant opportunity late in the first period when a wonderful pass from Pjanic had released the Argentine into a unsafe ... Read More »

Simone Biles' Emotional 'DWTS' Performance Will Make You Call Mom And Sob


Our dancers reflect back on a time in their lives that changed them - the good, the bad, the happy and the sad. Kym choreographed a waltz to "Amazing Grace" and there wasn't a dry eye in the house. Jennings received a near-perfect score of 39. Judge Carrie Ann Inaba was on the verge of tears during her critique. Head judge Len Goodman told her that "you've moved from the pack to a front runner". Read More »

Dortmund CEO considered withdrawing from Champions League

The 26-year-old had an operation after breaking the radial bone in his arm when three explosions went off as the bus made its way to the stadium shortly before Dortmund's Champions League clash with AS Monaco. Frankfurt's joy turned to despair just four minutes later, though, as Dortmund retook the lead with yet another stunning strike. Champions and leaders Bayern Munich saw their advantage at the top cut to eight points after they were held to a 0-0 draw at 10-man Bayer Leverkusen , ... Read More »

Barcelona in tough position to produce another comeback


Outgoing boss Enrique believes his side need to hit at least five goals past Juventus to reach the semi-finals in what could be his last European game for the current La Liga champions. "The first leg was a bad result for us, because we didn't do things properly as everyone saw". Ordinarily, Barcelona's potent front three of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar can dismantle any team on their day, however, perhaps critically Barca will be without the suspended Brazilian Neymar for the ... Read More »

Bayern Munich file UEFA complaint over Madrid police 'attack'

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 100th Champions League goal as Real Madrid sent 10-man Bayern Munich out of the competition with a 4-2 win (6-3 agg.). The opening 45 minutes were balanced between the two sides, but Bayern was dominant after halftime as it pressed forward, trying to overturn the first-leg deficit. Read More »

Mourinho explains why De Gea didn't play against Sunderland


United have 57 points from 30 games, four behind fourth-placed Manchester City having played a game fewer. "Today was a good win", Ibrahimovic said. "The opposition was not creating big problems but he was confident with the ball, went forward with some danger, he was reading the game well. He was reading the game well to go to [Henrikh] Mkhitaryan when he was inside", Mourinho said . Read More »

Champions League: Gabi hoping Barca make it

Then Lewandowski converted a penalty for a foul on Robben to give the German the lead. But Madrid's parity lasted barely sixty seconds, as Bayern went up the other end and profited from a Sergio Ramos own goal. 'I think he'll go on for a long, long time. Bayern says, "On Tuesday yesterday there were violent attacks by Spanish police against Bayern Munich fans". Read More »

Dortmund attack 'longest 15 mins of my life'


Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel was unhappy at the lack of consultation, describing UEFA's decision to inform the club of the game being re-scheduled for 22 hours later as leaving a "very bad feeling". I was really proud of Dortmund and how they handled it and created this atmosphere. Dortmund midfielder Nuri Sahin admitted football was far from his mind, particularly in the opening 45 minutes, saying on Scandinavian TV: "I don't know if people can understand this, but until I was on the ... Read More »

Phil Simms headed to CBS studio spot on 'NFL Today'


It was only fitting that Simms replaced another guy named Tony after he got replaced by a guy named Tony. Simms will fill the spot vacated by former NFL tight end Tony Gonzalez, who spent three seasons on The NFL Today . "Phil is very opinionated and doesn't mind mixing it up in a respectful way", McManus said. That opened up a spot for Simms, who had always been Jim Nantz's broadcast partner in CBS's No. Read More »

Hernandez pal can't believe he killed himself


Mr. Hernandez hanged himself utilizing a bed sheet that he attached to his cell window . Hernandez's attorneys can move to have the conviction in the Lloyd case erased, said Martin Healy, chief legal counsel for the Massachusetts Bar Association. Read More »

The Grizzlies can't stop Kawhi Leonard


The Spurs are much more mentally tough/well coached than the Clippers , but between that series and the comeback efforts of the Grizzlies in Game Two Monday night. Celtics: Coach Brad Stevens says Isaiah Thomas plans to play in Game 2 Tuesday night against the Bulls, then head to Washington state to be with his family and help complete funeral arrangements for his sister. Read More »

Real Madrid reach record seventh consecutive Champions semi-finals

However, expect to hear a lot about refereeing decisions today after Real Madrid ended up cruising through in extra time, courtesy of a few contentious moments. The Spaniard blocks Franck Ribery's shot with his chest, but with the help of Rizzoli's assistant behind the goal, a penalty was awarded. Ancelotti's side kept that lead for 20-minutes before a pinpoint cross from Casemiro found Cristiano Ronaldo hanging around on the edge of the six-yard box, and he finished with a neat header to ... Read More »

George insists comments were intended to motivate Pacers


He's upset that t. One of Cleveland's best perimeter defenders, Smith has been assigned to IN star Paul George IN the series. George calls the notion that he threw teammates under the bus "completely ignorant". George, who had just four points in the decisive third period, led in with 32 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, while Jeff Teague, who was getting X-rays on his right wrist after the game, had 23 points. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers to focus on defensive improvements


Smith wasn't happy the Cavs' medical staff kept him out of the game and vowed he'd be ready for Game 3 on Thursday night in Indianapolis. IN erased a 10-point deficit with nine minutes left in Game 1, and then in Game 2 cut the Cavs' 18-point lead after three quarters to four with 19.5 seconds left on Paul George's three-pointer. Read More »

Brooklyn Nets Benching Six Players vs Chicago Bulls

There is another team that is in the mix for the Eastern Conference playoffs; the Bulls. The former Celtic isn't anxious about facing his old team, but he does appreciate how loud it will likely be at TD Garden during Game 1 on Sunday night. Read More »

Bayern's Neuer out for rest of season with foot fracture


Ramos also dismissed suggestions Bayern were robbed in Madrid despite the crucial decisions going the way of the hosts. "It is terrible, terrible". Having trailed 2-1, and with the tie dead level, Real overran Bayern and secured qualification into the semi-finals 6-3 on aggregate. Read More »

Iheanacho Subbed On As Man City Cruise Past Southampton

More assists than any other player in the @premierleague this season! However, Manchester City's week begins at Wembley as they face Arsenal in the FA Cup semi-finals. They deserved it too. That's why there was so much pressure on us to put in such a performance, everyone in the team deserves top, top marks for that. Read More »