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Reus rues sloppy start in Dortmund´s Champions League exit

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We were always looking for the extra goal, that is the way we play, it is in our DNA. AS Monaco battered Borussia Dortmund 3-1 in the second leg for a 6-3 aggregate win in their Champions League quarterfinal clash. Dortmund made the worst possible start to the match, conceding a goal after just three minutes. But the French side will miss the ballast that defensive midfielder Fabinho provides in front of the back four; the Brazilian is suspended after picking up a booking in the first ... Read More »

Sharapova returns to tennis after 15-month doping ban

Former tennis pro Kim Clijsters, now serving in a "legend ambassador" role for the WTA, said it is time for everyone to move on. As she has had her ranking suspended until her ban, reduced from two years on appeal, expires, the 30-year-old has had to rely on a wild card to compete at this week's Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart. Read More »

The Nets Are Resting Players Against The Bulls For Some Reason

That's my responsibility as a coach to look at it in that vein. Guard Archie Goodwin provided a rare bright spot with a team-high 20 points for the Nets. There are scenarios where the Heat, Bulls and Pacers all could be No. 7 or No. 8. The Celtics are the sixth different franchise to grab the No. 1 seed in the East in the last six seasons - Chicago did in 2012, followed by Miami , Indiana, Atlanta, Cleveland and now Boston. Read More »

Bale set to miss UCL semis with calf injury

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Gareth Bale is set for a new spell on the sidelines after scans revealed the Real Madrid ace suffered "a grade 2 injury in his left calf " during the 3-2 defeat to Barcelona on Sunday (23 April). Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insists Gareth Bale's latest injury setback could not be avoided. "I trust everything my players tell me". The ankle, the calf, harmstring, knee injury... Read More »

The Rockets' James Harden says he won't get exhausted this postseason

Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook became the first player in 55 years and only the second in National Basketball Association history to average a triple-double for an entire season. 2016-17 season stats (per game averages): 74 games played, 26.4 points, 8.6 rebounds, 8.7 assists, 1.2 steals, 54.8% field goal percentage, 36.3% three-point percentage, 67.4% free throw percentage. Read More »

Raptors top Bucks in Game 2 duel to tie series

He's human, everybody has a night like that. "He's human. Everyone has a night like that, we just can't panic every time a guy has a tough night". The former Orangeville Prep standout had four points, three rebounds , three blocks and one steal in 15 minutes of action. Read More »

Cooler and drier weather in the forecast Tuesday in Charleston

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North wind 10 to 15 miles per hour. Winds could gust as high as 30 miles per hour. After a cool start to the week on Monday , and a small chance of showers on Wednesday , temperatures are expected to rise later this week. Mainly cloudy today with 40 per cent chance of showers. Temps: High of 83 degrees and low of 69. Northwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. We are tracking a cold front that will move in late Thursday night and into Friday morning. Read More »

Adrian Peterson Got What He Could in Free Agency

Peterson, a seven-time Pro Bowl selection, made $12 million last season, and on February 28 the Vikings declined his $18 million option for 2017. The Saints open the season on Monday Night Football at Minnesota on September 11. "He's a hall-of-fame player". Last year's primary backup for the Saints, Tim Hightower , signed withthe San Francisco 49ers. We can't know which one of those two Peterson is right now, but given that he's missed almost two full seasons worth of games in the past ... Read More »

Palestinian Activist Agrees To Extradition Avoiding Possible Terrorism Charge

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Odeh was convicted by Israel of involvement in a 1969 bombing in Jerusalem that killed two and injured nine. In 2015, Odeh was sentenced in the U.S.to 18 months in prison for covering up her conviction and imprisonment in Israel when she entered the country in 1995 and applied for citizenship in 2004, but the conviction was later vacated. Read More »

Wade, Bulls Host NBA-Worst Brooklyn Needing Win To Reach Playoffs

The Bulls hold the tiebreaker over both the Pacers and Heat. With a win Wednesday over the Brooklyn Nets or a Miami Heat loss to the Washington Wizards, the Bulls will clinch a playoff spot. Nets management wanted to give players playing for a contract an opportunity to prove themselves. We have to improve as it was clear tonight. It pulled off dramatic wins against the Golden State Warriors, swept the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers at home, and went 2-0 against James Harden's ... Read More »

LeBron James Traveled Before Go-Ahead 3-Pointer in Game 4

LeBron finished Game 4 with a game-high 33 points to go along with 10 rebounds, four assists and four steals. LeBron James scores 33 points as the Cavaliers beat IN 106-102 to advance IN the playoffs. In the third quarter of today's game, the Cavaliers outscored the Pacers by five as they marched to victory in Indiana. "I just try to put myself in position to help my teammates be in position to help us win". Read More »

Lowry comes back to life as Raptors take Game 2

This five-second clip succinctly sums up why Lowry only managed 11 shot attempts in Game 1. A rookie, Brogdon has provided a calming and steady presence at point guard on both end of the floor. My teammates want me to be more aggressive, so I'm going to have to force some more shots. I know, I hate it too. For me, I just wanted to get to my spot. Read More »

Gatland stands by Lions selection

You just need to knuckle down and I'll try to be the best rugby player I can be". "It's not about picking teams who beat us in Chicago". As if that was not hard enough, the Lions have been presented with an nearly laughably difficult build-up. Read More »

Sergio Garcia gets the Major monkey off his back

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Rose's burned the cup, so Garcia had a short birdie putt to win the championship - and missed, prompting a playoff. "I'm really pleased with the way we finished this round to get back to red" under par numbers, Spieth said. "A win at a major is big for any golfer, but the green jacket tends to stand out", Jacobs said. "I feel like I can get better, so I still want to work hard at it". Read More »

James Harden makes history at Rockets topple Timberwolves

During his first season with the Thunder, Westbrook finished fourth in rookie of the year voting and was selected to the All-NBA Rookie First Team . Now go away before I change my mind again, please. They were teammates in Oklahoma City from 2009 to 2012. From game-winning buzzer-beaters to legendary triple-doubles, Westbrook has undeniably achieved one of the best individual seasons in National Basketball Association history. Read More »

Trump recalls killing of Armenians, doesn't call it genocide

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The Association of Genocide Scholars in a unanimous 1997 resolution reaffirmed "that the mass murder of over a million Armenians in Turkey in 1915 is a case of genocide which conforms to the statutes of the United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide ". Read More »

NHL Playoffs: Round Two, Edmonton Oilers vs Anaheim Ducks

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Thornton will undergo surgery to fix torn ligaments in his left knee before becoming a potential free agent this summer. "I'm the guy that's supposed to produce and do that", he said. Goals from Oilers' Leon Draisaitl and Anton Slepyshev in the second period, in addition to Connor McDavid's empty net goal late in the third period, secured the win for Edmonton to advance to the next round. Read More »

Ramos-Vinolas beats Pouille to reach Monte Carlo final

However, yesterday's semi-final turned on a controversial incident in the first set, when the chair umpire may have missed a ball mark and ended up awarding Nadal a point which denied Goffin a 4-2 lead in the opener. "No, you can't say that, it's completely over here", Goffin replies raising his voice, pointing again. "Then it's obvious I would like to win". An elbow injury ruled him out of Miami Open. Read More »

Manchester United provide an official update on the Ibrahimovic and Rojo injuries

The Belgium worldwide, who is now the Premier League's leading scorer with 24 goals, has been most strongly linked with a return to his previous club Chelsea in recent times. Speaking prior to his side's 2-0 win at Burnley on Sunday, Mourinho said: "The injuries are really big". Players are playing through knocks, and Mourinho also has a real problem at center back with Marcos Rojo also getting injured on Saturday to likely join fellow defenders Phil Jones and Chris Smalling on the ... Read More »

Patty Mills expects Memphis to be more physical in Game 2

But first they have to dispose of the Memphis Grizzlies here in this series . The Spurs built a 26-point lead in the first half and had to fight off a comeback from never-say-die Memphis, which cut San Antonio's advantage to four points early in the fourth quarter but could never get over the hump. Read More »

NBA Playoffs: Rockets 113, Thunder 109 - 4 Winners, 4 Losers

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In between Games 3 and 4, Beverley declined to discuss his incident with Scaramucci, the son of Thunder minority owner Jay Scaramucci , until the NBA's review had concluded. On Monday Russell Westbrook was asked about the Rockets' behavior, and while he didn't see it happen during the game, he had a pretty good idea which players were involved. Read More »

I 'won't let mum watch me' fight Klitschko, says Joshua

I'm not going anywhere. Not until you're in tune with your fighter will you know. The fight is set to break records for a bout on British soil with an unprecedented 90,000 tickets sold for the mega-clash. "It is one of them". Wilder also offered his take on Joshua-Klitschko, which will air in the United States live on Showtime beginning at 4:15 p.m. Read More »

`Wild-card` Sharapova set for Stuttgart return post doping ban

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If Vinci, ranked 36th in the world, was annoyed that most of the questions directed to her were about Sharapova instead of her own preparations and game, she showed no signs of it. The 30-year-old's wildcard entry has already been called " disrespectful " by ex-world number one Caroline Wozniacki. It will also be interesting to see how well Sharapova plays on return. Read More »

Bowler Breaks Record With 300 Game In Under 90 Seconds

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For Ben Ketola , the answer is 86.9 seconds. The 23-year-old ran across 10 lanes, quickly hucking balls with a unusual, two-handed motion, until he reached the end of the bowling alley, and ran back to the beginning to get his final two strikes. Read More »

Pep Guardiola finally feeling appreciated at Manchester City after rocky first season

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Pep Guardiola and his men will have to play really well to beat the Saints, and if they do, a Chelsea victory at Old Trafford could put City seven points ahead of fifth place, and a Champions League place would be almost guaranteed. That's right, the fleet-footed youngster, who has played as an attacker for his entire career, could be used in an orthodox role for Die Mannschaft but, speaking to Manchester Evening News , Sane is not exactly keen on the idea. Read More »

Paul Finebaum Rips 'Complete Loser' Warren Sapp

Myles Garrett emerged as the consensus No. 1 overall draft pick months ago, then solidified his placement at the NFL Combine and reinforced it further at Texas A&M's pro day. On NFL.com's scouting report for Garrett, he is compared to Julius Peppers, who has been chasing quarterbacks since 2002 and has 143 ⁄2 career sacks. Read More »

Sessions says Hawaii is not a real state

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Sessions defended the president's executive order on travel during a Thursday appearance on the conservative " The Mark Levin Show ". The Justice Department tried to clarify Sessions' remarks on Thursday, saying that "Hawaii is, in fact, an island in the Pacific - a lovely one where the Attorney General's granddaughter was born", a spokesman told CNN . Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo wants boos to stop after rescuing Real Madrid again

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However, Bayern's numerical disadvantage told after Vidal saw his second yellow card and Ronaldo made the most of an assistant referee's leniency to complete his hat trick. Ronaldo had scored only two goals in the eight Champions League games he had played before the quarterfinals. In the first half we could have scored one or two goals; it was the same in the second half, but we conceded. Read More »

We've Put Pressure On Tottenham - Eden Hazard Hails Chelsea Win Over Southampton

The Blues have lost two of four inside the Premier League - home to Crystal Palace and at Manchester United - but beat Spurs 4-2 in a thrilling FA Cup semifinal this weekend, extending their season to a May 27 final against Arsenal. "It is normal that for the striker it is very important to score". "The goal is their life". "I don't think that a player like Messi is a selfish player". Read More »

Record Attendance Tumbles After ANZAC Day Classic

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However, Nene MacDonald spectacularly scored with two minutes on the clock and Josh Dugan - filling in for Widdop - kicked the conversion five metres from the sideline to send the game to golden point extra time. "Gareth has some significant damage to his medial collateral ligament in his left knee". Dragons head coach Paul McGregor effectively ruled Widdop out of the England game. Read More »