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Warriors' Kerr won't coach Game 4 vs. Blazers

Kerr returned, coached through the playoffs and coached all 82 games this season. Kerr stayed behind at the team hotel for Game 3 at the Trail Blazers' Moda Center with assistant Mike Brown in charge as the Warriors overcame a 17-point first-half deficit to win 119-113 and go 3-0 up in the first-round series. Read More »

City need 'important' derby win against United, says Navas

We always looked solid and risky because we played more in the second half. "We played more in the second half and I felt as well it was a big test for us today - it was a mental test because many people questioned 'Can we turn up in an occasion like that?'" Victory at Middlesbrough followed and the Frenchman believes tactical alterations were needed in order to restore stability, not due to pressure from the fans. Read More »

Police Reveal Crazy Motive Behind Borussia Dortmund Bus Bombing

German police today arrested a man suspected of detonating three bombs that targeted the Borussia Dortmund soccer team bus in the hope of sending the club's shares plummeting and making a profit on an investment, prosecutors said. German police reported that the suspect, "Sergej W", had bought 15,000 put options on shares in the football club in a bet that the shares would fall. Read More »

Williams vows to return in 2018 after pregnancy

Williams would not be the first player to leave the game for pregnancy and enjoy roaring success upon her return, with Belgian star Kim Clijsters winning the US Open in 2009 and 2010 and the Australian Open in 2011 following the birth of her daughter in 2008. Read More »

MacArthur scores OT victor, Senators edge Bruins in Game 6 to advance

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I'm obviously very proud of this group, of what we were able to accomplish since January, February to get to the playoff spot. Maybe, if some fighting majors were doled out, fans would understand. That was a wicked shot by Turris that ended his scoring slump at nine games, a goal that put the Senators in front 2-1. Even if it was only Krug who was hurt, they would still be at a significant disadvantage. Read More »

Nastase suspended by ITF

The 54-year-old former US Open finalist told BBC Radio 5 live's Sportsweek programme that Nastase often asked her if she was a virgin. "I've never been in an environment like that before. "I don't think those comments were justified". "But unfortunately he does not have a filter and there is a side that is, so he can't coach women players any more". Read More »

Cavaliers seem determined to keep games interesting, like it or not

Kyrie is beginning this postseason run the way he ended the last one - topping the 20-point mark for the 21st time in his last 24 Playoff games, topping the 30-point plateau for the ninth time and making some history of his own, passing Mark Price for the 2nd-most points in franchise postseason history - and the meter's still running ... Read More »

Larry Bird drives IndyCar to promote 2021 All-Star Game bid

Bird, an IN native and now the Pacers president, had driven an Indy auto only once, during his practice for his drive Monday. I actually have no idea what other teams and/or cities did to deliver their All-Star bids, but I can't imagine their efforts were cooler than Larry Legend rolling up in a custom Indy Car. Read More »

Warriors advance with rout of Trail Blazers

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Now, after Kerr's announcement Sunday that he will take an indefinite break from in-game coaching , Brown can begin to settle into his new role of interim head coach. Livingston hasn't played since Game 1 and Barnes has been sidelined the whole series. Portland started 1 of 11 from the field; the Warriors hit 12 of their first 14 attempts. Read More »

NHL PLAYOFFS: Senators outlast Bruins to take series lead

Riley Nash was in the penalty box for taking a swing at Ryan when Erik Karlsson hit a flying Turris with a pass into the zone that was close to being offside. "The crowd kind of willed them into it". In other words, every game has been a battle, and Game 4 should be no different. And Monday was the Patriots' Day holiday in MA and before the hockey game came the 121st Boston Marathon, with close to 30,000 participants pounding the pavement. Read More »

Lonwabo Tsotsobe charged with match fixing by Cricket South Africa

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The 33-year-old Tsotsobe was provisionally suspended from taking part in any official cricket, although he hasn't played any top-level games for more than a year. The worst hit of them all was former South Africa player Gulam Bodi, who handed a 20-year ban after admitting to serving as an intermediary between fixers and players. Read More »

Bonucci: Teams Now Fear Juventus After Barca Ouster

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After the game, manager Massimiliano Allegri commended his team. "Little by little, we started to create chances, but they built a mountain". Not conceding a goal against this trio [MSN], against this team is very hard and I believe this is our great merit. Read More »

Ryan plays OT hero in Game 3 win over Bruins

They were down three goals, they had nothing to lose and they went for it and scored two quick goals. "It feels great to do it here in front of our fans, it's just incredible", Phaneuf said. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Boston is the clear favorite at home, as the Bruins are getting odds of -170 to win, while the Senators are being given a money line of +150 to win. Read More »

Knight Riders dismiss Challengers for 49 in lowest IPL total

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Chris Woakes , Nathan Coulter-Nile and Coin de Grandhomme secured 3 wickets each for KKR . Royal Challengers Bangalore shall be taking on defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad in an IPL match at Bengaluru on Tuesday. Gautam Gambhir at the other end kept Narine quiet for a while and it resulted in his wicket in the sixth over. Coulter-Nile, though, was more subdued in his assessment of his performance. Read More »

Petr Cech says Arsenal have proven theyaren't chokers

Obviously we gave them the goal in a way a little bit because we had a corner and obviously it's very disappointing to concede from a set play when you have it in your favour. Toure said: "It is going to be hard, it is very tight". City are fourth in the table with United just a point behind in a tight race. United are doing well, Arsenal are going to have confidence and Liverpool lost but it is not finished yet. Read More »

Symptoms from previous surgeries to keep Warriors' Steve Kerr out

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Brown had some rough stints in Los Angeles and then back in Cleveland again in 2013-14 with some bad teams before coming to the Golden State Warriors as an assistant coach , replacing Luke Walton who bounced to coach the Lakers. The Warriors have won 17 of 19 meetings with the Trail Blazers, including postseason, over the past three seasons. It goes beyond the rivalries that may or may not exist, depending on who you talk to. Read More »

Transfer Round-up: Latest on Michael Keane and Olivier Giroud

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Reports from France suggested Rudi Garcia is interested in bringing Giroud back to his native country and the club are preparing a bid for the 30-year-old. The French tactician has been the subject of plenty of negativity this season as the Gunners fell out of the top four and failed in the Champions League once again. Read More »

NBA Playoffs First Round: Cavaliers 117-111 Pacers

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The Pacers take on the Cleveland Cavaliers for Game 3 on Thursday, April 20, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Then, in Game 2 , James tallied 25 points and corralled 10 rebounds to go along with seven assists. The Cavs, meanwhile, could do little right in the first 24 minutes They shot 36.7 percent in the first half, were outrebounded 26-17 and committed eight turnovers (three each by James and Irving) that led to 12 points. Read More »

Miguel Sano and Matthew Boyd ejected after Twins vs. Tigers brawl

Ausmus also said OF J.D. Martinez ran outside for the first time since spraining his right foot in spring training and is on track to return some time in May. 4 overall by MLB.com prior to the start of 2014. He is being monitored on a day to day basis but Brad Ausmus, the Tigers' manager, confessed to Beck after the game that Jones is highly likely to be placed in the disable list before making a comeback to the team. Read More »

Ailing Steve Kerr plans to attend Warriors workout, sources say

He also said that his status for the rest of the 2017 NBA Playoffs is in doubt. He is in ongoing discussions with his doctors. If you're like me then you're always on the go. It is no surprise that, in the two games the Blazers have been competitive in this series, their backcourt duo shouldered heavy loads. The Warriors are listed as favorites at 1.32, while the home team Trail Blazers are at 3.50. Read More »

Barca's Messi turns tables on Real Madrid

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Coach Zinedine Zidane insisted that, while they might now sit second, the fact that Madrid have played one game fewer means they still control their own destiny. Both sides are in action again on Thursday morning - Barcelona at home to Osasuna and Real away to Deportivo La Coruna - and Zidane said their focus must now turn to that game. Read More »

Rob Carlin Reviews Capitals Advancing Past Maple Leafs In Playoffs

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Trotz said he felt like he watched the Leafs grow in front of his eyes. At that point, Williams said the message on the bench was, "That break isn't going to kill us". His spot was taken by Ovechkin, who double-shifted the rest or the way. You learn a lot about your team. Los Angeles has won just one playoff game in three years since its last title in 2014. Read More »

Young 'expected' Man United to dominate leaders Chelsea

I think he's very important for us with his quality. "He is a very good in every part of the game, he has a very good shot, movement, speed". "We know our characteristic", Darmian said. "And I repeat the same: They are phenomenal in counter-attack, and when they have the ball it's more hard for them and when they have the ball we are compact and when they try to play counter-attack we were always in control of these link positions". Read More »

6 teams that could make a trade during the 2017 NFL Draft

The Browns refuse to answer questions about specific rumors, and fans would be apt to remember there were few connecting the team to wide receiver Corey Coleman in the build up to the 2016 NFL Draft. "We've said the draft is going to be the pipeline". This is as close to "I AM DRAFTING MYLES BLEEPING GARRETT" as you will get from him. "I think the only player you move up to get is, if you believe Trubisky is the No. Read More »

Thousands at Auschwitz for yearly Holocaust memorial event

Pedestrians stood in place, buses stopped on busy streets and cars pulled over on major highways - their drivers standing on the roads with their heads bowed. A siren signalled for people to pause and remember the six million Jews murdered in Europe under Nazi rule during the Second World War. "We must stamp out prejudice and anti-Semitism everywhere it is found", Trump said. Read More »

'Giving up is not an option', says injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic

The Argentina worldwide suffered a serious knee injury in the first half of Manchester United's 2-1 extra-time win against Anderlecht in the Europa League quarter-final last week. The Spain worldwide added: "By defeating Anderlecht and Burnley we have made it through the semis in Europe and have approached the top four in the Premier League, but we know there's still a crucial way to go. Read More »

Mike Conley: Maximum Effort: Mike Conley scores 35 in win

Mike Conley set a franchise postseason record with 35 points, and Gasol finished with 16 points and 12 rebounds. "It's scary as hell watching (Leonard)". They're headed back to Canada after winning a bruiser of a first-round playoff game on April 22 over the Milwaukee Bucks. Leonard contributed 43 points for a career playoff high in a losing effort for the Spurs. Read More »

Claude Puel: 'Oriol Romeu is not far off N'Golo Kante'

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The 26-year-old won the prize ahead of Hazard, Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Alexis Sanchez in the vote by his fellow players. "To have won the Premier League the way he did last season with Leicester was special, and the position Chelsea are in at the moment - if they go on to win the title it'll be a special couple of years for him". Read More »

Mignolet delight as Liverpool prove defensive strength

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The visitors bossed the early stages, although it was Albion who created the best opening when Chadli was left red-faced after 23 minutes. "You know in the last 10 minutes they are going to throw everything at you". " Clearly for the rest of the season he is, but I still think the manager will revisit it because he nailed his colours to the mast when he brought Karius in and said he was his number 1 ". Read More »

Hernandez family planning private funeral in CT

They have not seen them yet, he said . Her lawyer, George Leontire requested an order requiring the Department of Correction to preserve evidence and the judge granted the order. Questions have been raised over whether guards carried out the proper hourly cellblock checks. According to DailyMail.com, Hernandez was found with a Bible left open on John 3:16, which he had also written across his forehead in a marker. Read More »

Serena Williams announces pregnancy

The "20 weeks" timeline suggests Serena was pregnant at the time. Williams is a five-time Tour finals victor, the last of which came in 2014, and was recently picked as the greatest female tennis player of the Open era by BBC Sport readers . Read More »

The old guys are coming up big so far in these playoffs

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, rear, dunks on Los Angeles Clippers center Marreese Speights defends during the first half in Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Sunday, April 23, 2017, in Salt Lake City . CELTICS 104, BULLS 95: CHICAGO (AP) - Isaiah Thomas scored 33 points, and the Celtics beat the Bulls to tie their first-round playoff series at 2-all. Read More »