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Jazz eliminate Clippers to set up conference semis showdown with Warriors

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According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Clippers are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -3.5 points against the Jazz . The Los Angeles Clippers and Utah Jazz will meet Sunday afternoon at Staples Center to determine which team moves on to the conference semifinals and who will have their season come to an end. Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino: Title very hard, but not out of reach

The Blues first host Middlesbrough on Monday before travelling to West Brom next Friday, and could have the title sewn up before Spurs entertain Manchester United next Sunday. "I think it wasn't our best day". "The performance was just ok". Alli played as the most advanced attacking midfielder, drifting in from the left and looking to link up with Harry Kane. Read More »

Ozil has blossomed in new Arsenal role - Wenger

Despite collecting the three points, manager Arsene Wenger faced further protests from his own supporters during the game, as they flew a plane over the Bet365 Stadium and held banners inside the ground calling for him to leave the club. Defeat ended a hard first season at the former Olympic Stadium for West Ham, where fans are much further removed from the action than they were at the Hammers' compact former home at Upton Park. Read More »

Nishikori withdraws from Madrid Open with right wrist pain

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Nadal is looking all set for the French Open by winning Monte Carlo Masters and the Barcelona Open on claycourts. "It's going to be a very tough match against one of the best players in tennis history", Nadal said. Nadal progressed to the last four after withstanding a tough challenge from David Goffin 7-6 (3), 6-2 at the Madrid Open on Friday. He will face the victor of the late night match between number 8 seed Dominic Thiem and Borna Coric, who knocked number one seed, Andy Murray ... Read More »

Alonso: First lap off didn't cost McLaren points

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia waits in his team garage during the third practice session for the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Saturday, May 13, 2017. "So when I discovered that I had two hours free, instead of being on the sofa and watching television, I went for some training". I have very little time in these weeks with travelling to Indy ready for the race, with planes, etc. Read More »

Conte helps guide Chelsea to English Premier League title

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Chelsea , who started Friday's contest with 84 points from 35 matches, needed to win just one of their final three games to assure themselves of their fifth league title. The visit of Watford may also offer a chance for some of Nathaniel Chalobah, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Ola Aina to show Conte there is no need for swathes of new recruits for next season's return to the Champions League. Read More »

Arsene Wenger throws shade at Chelsea after winning the EPL

As much as we'd love to show you some poor quality video footage of the goal , Premier League broadcasting rules mean we're not allowed to. Ahead of his side's penultimate game of the season against Sunderland, live on Sky Sports 1 HD on Tuesday, Wenger said: "Chelsea have done well". Read More »

Pablo Zabaleta to leave Manchester City in the summer

Tony Pulis teams don't play thinking it doesn't matter. "We are going to be ready for this game". According to reports from Sky Sports , Toure has been linked with a host of Premier League clubs like Crystal Palace, West Ham United, Newcastle United and Brighton. Read More »

New York Yankees Honor Team Great Derek Jeter With Retirement of Number

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Jeter was also given a framed replica of the plaque that will be placed in Monument Park during an emotional ceremony that took place prior to the Yankees game against the Houston Astros. The Brewers scored 10 runs over their final three innings, teeing off on the Mets bullpen after a solid start by Jacob deGrom. The spot features people around New York City "retiring" number 2s in various ways. Read More »

Rory McIlroy says tests show no new injury to his back

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He is due to have an MRI scan on his back on Monday. "Hopefully that's what it shows in the scan next week", he added. A scan has revealed that the back problem Rory McIlroy had at the Players Championship was a recurrence of his injury from earlier this year. Read More »

LeBron James scores 35 points as Cavaliers complete sweep of Raptors

The series between the Celtics and Wizards is level at 2-2 after Washington defeated Boston is a topsy-turvy match in the American capital. They set out to win, of course they set out to win, but in the end there was no shame in losing to the best, and there still isn't, for what it's worth. Read More »

Bills hire Joe Schoen as assistant general manager

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His responsibilities include assisting in building and managing the Dolphins roster, as well as overseeing both the college and pro scouting departments. Before serving in this role, Schoen also worked as a part of Miami's scouting staff and as the team's assistant director of college scouting. Both could be promoted if the Dolphins want to elevate an in-house candidate. Read More »

Warriors roll past Jazz in Game 1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Stephen Curry pulled off a razzle-dazzle spin move right around big Rudy Gobert at the perimeter, went in for a layup and raised his hands, begging the sellout crowd to do its thing. "They're a fast-breaking team and we're basically not", Utah's Joe Johnson said. Kerr talks daily with interim coach Mike Brown and took part in coaching meetings Friday but was not at practice on Saturday. Read More »

Dani Carvajal hamstring injury confirmed — Real Madrid

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Zidane said, "Goal scoring is something Ronaldo has over others, that is what makes him unique". The dominance we had on the pitch shows that the players are fresh. "We are very motivated and we want to get to the final of the Champions League. You also need to have a bit of luck as well, because I prepared myself and things have been going well, for me and for the team". Read More »

Neymar's hat-trick keeps Barcelona FC on course

We were more aggressive [against Sporting Gijon] than in other games. Barcelona coach Luis Enrique during the Champions League quarterfinal in Barcelona , April 19, 2017. And Kroos rounded off the scoring himself by prodding into the far corner six minutes from time. Neymar was among the players who kept Barcelona's hopes alive with a goal against Las Palmas. Read More »

John Wall Confident Wizards Can Win Series, Isaiah Thomas Talks Refs Postgame

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He lead the team with 33 points in Game 1 after the injury occurred and a heroic 53 points in Game 2 . In Game 3 , Washington strung together a 22-point run that turned a 12-12 game into a blowout that never really got very close. The series is tied 2-2. The Boston Celtics left TD Garden (after two games) with a 2-0 series lead over the Washington Wizards in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Read More »

Washington Wizards stay alive in Game 6 thriller

Coming out of a timeout with 7.7 seconds left in the game and the Wizards down by 1, the team put the ball in the hands of their All-Star and he got it done. The "Boston" for 27 points scored Thomas and Bradley. Not that it will change anything, the National Basketball Association admitted Saturday that the officials for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals between the Celtics and Wizards let extra time run off the clock late in the tight affair. Read More »

Sidney Crosby showed 'zero' concussion sign after fall

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Hours away from Pittsburgh and Washington colliding in the seventh and deciding game of their second-round National Hockey League playoff series, people are still talking about the health of Sidney Crosby. "We've got a chance to beat them in seven". The protocol requires mandatory removal - and it's actually in bold and underlined typeface - should a player report any one of a series of symptoms, including a headache or dizziness or nausea or disorientation. Read More »

Yoel Romero Opens As Favorite in Fight With Michael Bisping

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In the above video courtesy of Fancy Combat, St-Pierre can be seen kicking a beer bottle out of UFC Octagon announcer Bruce Buffer's hand for an upcoming Bud Light commercial. Then, after the former welterweight champ announced that he couldn't fight until after October, White announced Yoel Romero, and not GSP, will fight Bisping next. Read More »

Wenger In? Wenger Celebrates 'Fighting Spirit' as Arsenal Aim for Top 4

Mesut Ozil grabbed the other goal for Arsenal, whose swagger is returning as it attempts to hunt down Liverpool and Manchester City for a top-four finish. He doesn't care at all, he said on Saturday after Arsenal beat Stoke City, 4-1. "I want to focus on football". Instead the mercurial Alexis Sanchez and Giroud added further goals to secure an impressive victory for the fast-finishing Gunners. Read More »

Numbers in on Lingering WannaCry Attack

European policing and security agencies said the fallout from a ransomware attack that has already crippled more than 200,000 computers around the world could deepen as people return for another work week. A United Kingdom security researcher managed to contain the ransomware simply by registering a domain for US$10.69. So he registered it, inadvertently stopping the spread of the ransomware. Read More »

Ryan Kesler Is Making Ryan Johansen So Mad

It didn't take the Predators' Ryan Johansen very long to get sick of Kesler's antics, as the Nashville center sounded off on Kesler following Game 2 of the Western Conference Final in Anaheim on Sunday. During the game, the two centers jawed and jostled frequently. If you want a quick summation of how other members of the Nashville Predators reacted to Ryan Johansen bashing Ryan Kesler, consider head coach Peter Laviolette essentially pleading the fifth . Read More »

Ronaldo hat-trick shrinks Athletico Madrid

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Griezmann is a player of great talent, one who could yet become football's biggest star when Ronaldo and Lionel Messi vacate the stage, but the 26-year-old Atletico forward remains a mere mortal when placed alongside the two players who have ruled planet football for the past decade. Read More »

Polanco's HR thwarts Greinke no-hit bid, Arizona wins 2-1

The Pirates built a 4-2 lead through three innings, with homers from Andrew McCutchen and Bell in the third. Chris Iannetta the Arizona Diamondback catcher was hit by a pitch in the mouth during his seventh inning at bat on Friday night. The Pirates were one-hit for the first time since September 27, 2015, at the Chicago Cubs. 'I was trying to get a fastball up and in, ' Barbato said. Read More »

No World Cup easybeats, Cheika warns

England were drawn in arguably the toughest pool for the second straight World Cup when they were grouped with France and Argentina in Pool C. On home turf, the 2003 champions embarrassingly failed to reach the knock-outs after landing in a group with Wales , Australia , Fiji and Uruguay. Read More »

Our hard work has already made this season a success, says Jose

It's as simple as that. Mourinho also pointed out that his side have cultivated a run of 25 unbeaten Premier League games this season, although they have also registered 14 draws , which is a record high for the League. Wenger remains adamant that finishing outside the top four would not affect the club's summer planning or a decision on his own future. I can not lose 5-0 or 6-0. Read More »

Federer Tennis star to skip Roland Garros to focus on grass/hardcourt

Federer is scheduled to play on the grass of Halle before embarking on his latest Wimbledon quest, where he has won seven titles. Federer is 65-16 lifetime on the red clay of Paris with a title in 2009. " My team and I concluded today that playing just one event on clay was not in the best interest of my tennis and physical preparation for the remainder of the season ", he wrote. Read More »

West Ham 0 Liverpool 4

The Gunners still have an outside chance of sneaking their way in to the top four, but if we play against Boro the same way we did against the Hammers, this unusual season will at the very least have a happy ending. But with only a point between Liverpool and Arsenal, with the same number of games played, Klopp's side will nearly certainly need to win to secure Champions League football next season. Read More »

Fernando Torres: 'Future is bright for Atletico Madrid'

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Atletico were slack in defence, ineffective in attack and misplaced passes in the middle of the field as Real went a long way towards booking a place in the final which will be held in Cardiff. The one in Seville because they are always high up in the table and are a very good team. The match was even when Karim Benzema came up with a spectacular move to set up Isco's goal . Read More »

Pune secure play-off berth; Punjab out of race

We lost a wicket first ball and never recovered. "It started well for us and we had the momentum after the wins against RCB Mumbai Indians". The conditions were different to what they got last in Mumbai where it was flat. Jaydev Unadkat - The youngster had bowled some magical spells in this year's tournament. Rajat Bhatia, Daniel Christan, Imran Tahir and Adam Zampa. Read More »

Capitals square series 3-3 against Penguins

But I thought our game was really, really quite good in both those Game 7s.”. The Capitals weren't going to be denied a Game 6 , though, not on that night. A few hours later, they skated off amid mostly silence, although a smattering of boos pushed back against some cheering fans in black and gold. The Penguins have now had two chances to knock the Capitals from the playoffs. Read More »

List of Chelsea Players Who Will Not Receive a Premier League Medal

Conte, meanwhile, set his sights on further glories as they seek to complete a double in his first season by winning the FA Cup final against Arsenal on May 27. "It's right to enjoy, celebrate with your players, with the fans, with my staff, with the club". "I have a contract until 2020 and I'm happy". "For sure this is a dream". Read More »

Guardiola hails referee for disallowing Mahrez penalty

But referee Madley ruled out the goal because Mahrez had kicked the ball against his standing foot. We play for a lot of important things, so they have to come to support us more than ever and to express the gratitude to one of the most important players in the whole history of Manchester City. Read More »