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The Chicago Bulls' 2-0 lead is not shocking


Boston is the second top-seed team under the current National Basketball Association playoff format to lose the first two games at home against the eighth-place squad. "My deepest sympathy and prayers goes up to him and his mother, his father, whoever is in his life", James told reporters . After scoring 28 points on 13-of-18 shooting in Saturday's 97-83 win over the Raptors, Giannis Antetokounmpo was just nine-of-24 from the floor in Tuesday's loss. Read More »

Dodgers unveil Jackie Robinson statue


In a ceremony at Shea Stadium in 1997, attended by former President Bill Clinton, Robinson's No. 42 was retired throughout the game with the exception of players (Mo Vaughn and Mariano Rivera) who were wearing the number. "I've educated my son about Jackie Robinson ". My father and I watched many baseball games together, including those first games that Strawberry played for the New York Mets during his rookie season in 1983. Read More »

There are no easy games for Madrid...

However, the hosts took the lead two minutes later as Duje Cop collected a flick from Vesga before volleying the ball into the back of the net. Weeraryahannada BBC la isku yiraahdo ee Ronaldo, Bale iyo Benzima ayaa kulankan seegay laakiin taasi kama hor'istaagin Real Madrid inay guul ka soo gaarto Gijon . Read More »

Seattle Mariners vs. Miami Marlins

The Seattle victory came despite an impressive showing by Miami outfielders Christian Yelich and Giancarlo Stanton, who each hit long home runs off of Mariners starter Felix Hernandez. Yelich led off with a single and, with one out, Justin Bour sliced a 92-mph fastball over the left-field wall for a two-run homer that pushed the lead to 4-0. Read More »

Levine: Defense Comes Up Big For Cubs, Brett Anderson

Almora helped preserve that lead with some sparkling defense in the bottom half of the inning. Boston ended up sweeping Pittsburgh in three games at Fenway Park after winning the first two games of the season. Rain storms passing through the area delayed the start of the championship banner-raising festivities by almost two hours, giving the home team ample time to play a condensed version of their NLCS Game 6 victory over the Dodgers on the scoreboard video screen and a plea to vote for ... Read More »

Chelsea defeat keeps EPL title race open

He detailed Ander Herrera and Matteo Darmian to man-mark Chelsea forwards Eden Hazard and Pedro Rodriguez, made the bold call to start Marcus Rashford ahead of top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and played two youngsters - Rashford and winger Jesse Lingard - up front in a surprise move. Read More »

Craig Shakespeare targets Champions League return with Leicester after fairytale ends

Win, lose or draw, what an incredible effort by @Wes5L1nk and Leicester City to get to the UCL quarter finals! And though Jamie Vardy got one back on the hour mark, they held off their Premier League opposition. Far more so in the second half after a tactical switch from 4-4-2 to 3-5-2 by Shakespeare, who has spent two months as the temporary replacement for Claudio Ranieri, the architect of last year's Premier League title triumph who was sacked in February. Read More »

Blue Jackets-Maple Leafs Preview

After wrapping up their second consecutive Presidents' Trophy, the Capitals could still face the Maple Leafs, Bruins, Lightning or Islanders in the first round. Matt Calvert backhanded the first goal past McElhinney, Josh Anderson tied the game with a rapid wrist shot aided by Jake Gardiner tripping at the blue line, and Cam Atkinson's shorthanded goal in the final minute was the second Toronto has allowed in the last five games. Read More »

Paul George bluntly criticizes teammates in postgame press conference


On Lance Stephenson: "He's gotta learn to control himself". Kawhi Leonard finished with 37 points as the Spurs took a 2-0 lead in the best-of-7 series at AT&T Center. "We have a good club going into the postseason, and that's all you can ask for". And their leader knows that they're close to where they need to be. Read More »

League leaders under pressure after losing to Manchester United


Marcus Rashford has what it takes to become one of the best players in the world, according to Manchester United team-mate Matteo Darmian. It was the ninth goal of a campaign that has seen Rashford struggle to replicate his remarkable breakthrough season, but the striker has retained Mourinho's belief throughout. Read More »

Rockets vs Thunder is marquee first-round match to watch

Harden outclassed fellow MVP candidate Westbrook also delivering nine assists and seven rebounds for the Rockets who take a 1-0 lead into game two on Wednesday. Though they were 3-16 from 3 in the first half, they scored 21 second chance points to the Thunder's ZERO and had 42 points in the paint. The Rockets were off on Monday and Beverley wasn't available for comment, but he tweeted his thanks for Watt's support by saying that he wants him back for Game 2 on Wednesday night in the same ... Read More »

Calgary connections highlight 2017 Canada Sports Hall of Fame class


Robert W. Jackson, founder of the Paralympic movement in Canada, Dr. Charles Tator, a scientist and neurosurgeon with a profound impact on the study of concussions, and the Edmonton Grads basketball team. A veteran of six seasons in the Canadian Football League with B.C. and Saskatchewan, Sidoo captained his UBC Thunderbirds team to a Vanier Cup title in 1982, and was a prominent force over the past few years to ensure the program overcame some turbulent times. Read More »

Behind The Scenes Footage Of Ronaldo Celebrating His Hat-Trick Vs Bayern


Questions remain over whether two of his goals should have stood - and that's an understatement, because they were both offside - but you can't take anything away from him. He made a lot of mistakes and he left us out of the Champions League". Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti said Uefa must swiftly introduce video technology. Read More »

Sky reports customer growth across all markets


Sky said it would produce "high-end drama" and that the first projects are in development. "We have delivered strong revenue growth of 11% and are on track financially with operating profit for the nine months exceeding £1 billion". Jeremy Darroch, Sky's chief ‎executive, said it had been "another strong quarter" for the company. "Looking forward, we enter the final quarter of our fiscal year in good shape". Read More »

Old boy Higuain delivers Napoli Cup knockout for Juve


Higuain, previously a hero with Napoli fans until Juventus triggered a buyout clause in his contract and signed the striker in July, made little impact then but was not so subdued second time around. But it was Napoli who created the first big chance after 11 minutes as Arkadiusz Milik's backheel freed Lorenzo Insigne in the left side of the penalty area. Read More »

Mbappe helps fire Monaco to Champions League semis

Monaco's Champions League quarter-final win over Borussia Dortmund was marred by complaints from the German club that police halted their journey to the stadium last night "without justification". Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel was philosophical after a hard tie from the moment his team's bus was attacked before the first leg last week. The lead by 3-2 from the first leg but they will know that their opponents are still very unsafe on the break and have a lot of good players in their side. Read More »

No Shanghai surprise but Ferrari confirm challenge

Lewis Hamilton of Britain uses his phone to film the fans during the drivers' parade for the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix. "He is performing at his best-he is rapid out there-so when I am able to get ahead it is a compliment and vice versa". Read More »

Dortmund are no dreamers but still in with a chance - CEO

In our opinion, the bookmakers again slightly underestimate the chances of "Monaco", setting favorite " Borussia " in the second leg. The initial leg was postponed after an assault on Dortmund's team trainer but Jardim considers the Bundesliga team could have recovered their focus for his or her visit to Monaco . Read More »

It's Squeaky Bum Time For Tottenham, Not Chelsea - Blues Legend


England striker Kane was on target on his first start following an ankle injury on Saturday, as Spurs dispatched Bournemouth 4-0 at a buoyant White Hart Lane. Middlesbroughare still battling to escape relegation this term in the Premier League , and they could spoil the show for the Chelsea when they meet at Stamford Bridge. Read More »

Hartley not in Gatland's Lions squad

While there has been disappointment among Irish fans that Ryan will not travel with the Lions this summer, barring any injuries in the second row, Ulsterman Henderson is an exciting inclusion after finishing the Six Nations on a high with Ireland. Read More »

Man Utd were helped by referee - Moyes

Ibrahimovic, 35, has now scored 250 goals since he turned 30, playing for teams including AC Milan, Paris Saint Germain and United. After the resounding victory over dead last Sunderland , Mourinho said the win keeps their hopes alive for a top four finish. Read More »

Love game for Serena: Spox says Williams is pregnant


The news means the 2017 season is over for Williams, with her due date being roughly in the late summer swing before the U.S. Open. If the snap was an announcement of firsts, Williams is expecting her first child with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, whom she got engaged to late previous year. Read More »

Pochettino Claims 'Many Things Impressed Me' During Tottenham's Resounding Win Against Watford


After half-time it was much the same story, with Watford only threatening in isolated moments, and Son further confirmed Spurs' dominance by meeting Kieran Trippier's ideal cross with a lovely half-volley at the far post. A Dele Alli masterclass helped Spurs on their way to a 4-0 win over the Hornets this afternoon. It did not take away from a brilliant all-round Spurs display, with Kane clattering the bar from a free-kick in stoppage time as he sought a show-stopping finale to their ... Read More »

Former taxi driver Gary Wilson puts the brakes on Ronnie O'Sullivan

Ronnie O'Sullivan was given a rocky ride by former taxi driver Gary Wilson as the Rocket began his bid for a sixth Betfred World Championship title. But he then launched into a defence of his decision not to speak to the media, which was taken as a form of protest to the governing bodies since January's Masters tournament. Read More »

Serena Williams Just Made A MAJOR Announcement On Snapchat


If Williams is indeed 20 weeks into her term, that would mean she was approximately two months pregnant when she captured her record 23rd Grand Slam tournament title at the Australian Open in January. The 35-year-old didn't drop a set in Melbourne. Tennis ace Serena Williams is pregnant . Just last week, the tennis phenomenon posted a photo on her Instagram of Kelly Rowland and her new book for new moms. Read More »

Juve Dump Barca Out Of UCL To Book Semi-Final Spot


Each side comes into the game off the back of a win, albeit not convincingly in the case of Barcelona , who just about managed to stay in the La Liga title race by beating Real Sociedad 3-2 at the weekend. Juventus were a full-on attacking side during the first leg and this attitude got them through the finish line without conceding a single goal. "We will go out to try and win again". Read More »

Toronto up 2-1 on Washington

I didn't even see it. That gave the Capitals a five-on-three for two minutes, but they recorded just two shots on goal. "I think it's that time of year, there's been some fabulous heroes, not always the ones that you think are going to be there", Caps coach Barry Trotz said following the win. Read More »

Madrid clubs back on top in European soccer

And after the game, with the travelling Bayern fans kept in the stadium, Kroos took his son onto the pitch so he could score a goal. "I'm not so sure about it, I have to be honest with you", Keane stated, as he was asked for his views on the VAR referral system that is now being tested ahead of its introduction to the game. Read More »

Dortmund: police held team bus for 20 minutes before game

The 18-year-old was a lively presence throughout as goals from fellow strikers Radamel Falcao and Valere Germain saw Monaco through to the semi-finals - where they could face Real Madrid , Juventus or Atletico Madrid - but Mbappe is unconcerned about the prospects of Friday's draw . Read More »

Juve's Alves expects long night at world's best Barcelona


The Champions League quarterfinal Barcelona vs. Juventus will see Juventus board a flight to Spain to take on Barcelona at their home in the second leg of the quaterfinal. For all the effort we made, the clever way to compete against this great team I'm pleased to be in the draw on Friday". In total Buffon has kept a clean sheet 61 times in Europe, a percentage of 41.49 of all the games he has played. Read More »