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Thunder eliminated, Russell Westbrook, Patrick Beverley feud

What did all those endless triple-doubles ultimately get Russell Westbrook? When the night was over, Westbrook left the court, and Beverley hugged it out with whomever was left on the floor. The Clippers rallied from an 11-point deficit early in the fourth to tie the game . Ariza's numbers have also fallen off, dropping from 11.7 to just 6.4 points a game . Read More »

The Roundup-Jazz 105, Clippers 98

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The forward left with 8:42 left in the second quarter and did not return. "He was basically on his back up until game time", Utah coach Quin Snyder said. The Jazz losing Hayward was Joe Johnson's gain. While Joe Johnson's twenty-eight point performance got a lot of the press, there was another Jazz guy pressed into more action. Read More »

Marshawn Lynch Will Join Oakland Raiders

Lynch's potential teammates on the Raiders seem to relish him joining and say they look forward to getting him back on the field -on their side. "Yes Lawd 12th man I'm thankful but [expletive] just got REAL I had hella fun in Seattle", Lynch wrote on Twitter shortly before NFL Network's Omar Ruiz saw him at the Raiders' team facility Wednesday morning . Read More »

Warriors sweep Trail Blazers, Raptors claim key win

Steph Curry showed out and dropped 37 points as he made 7 out of 11 from beyond the arc. Let us know who you got in this big game 4! "We have so much depth, it's kind of like a next-man up approach", Klay Thompson said. Durant finished with 10 points, making 4 of 7 field goal attempts including 2 for 2 from beyond the arc. The Warriors ' 72 first-half points was just one point shy of their franchise playoff-record (73 points in 1994) and their 12 three-pointers tied a franchise ... Read More »

Meet the Boston Marathon Winner 2017

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Switzer" to hide her gender. In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was spotted early in the Boston Marathon by race director Jock Semple, who tried to rip the number off her shirt and remove her from the race. Following his injury, Granville competed in multiple marathons, including Boston , Chicago, Detroit and NY using a hand-bike. The warm temperatures that hit 79 degrees at the 20-kilometer mark in slowed the runners but the strong tailwind was a boost - especially for the wheelchair races. Read More »

Seamus Coleman grateful of huge support since leg injury

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Taylor, who plays for Aston Villa, was sent off for a foul on Coleman in the 69th minute of the 0-0 World Cup qualifying draw between Wales and Ireland in Dublin last month. Coleman revealed that he considered reactivating his social media accounts to thank everybody for sending on their kind wishes, but made a decision to wait for the Everton interview instead. Read More »

Suddenly, 'casual' Blues find they're in a series

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Whether it be the trickery to thwart matchups or simply better lines the Wild finally got the result they were looking for. Connor Brown (12) and others leave the ice after their overtime loss to the Washington Capitals in Game 5 in an NHL Stanley Cup hockey first-round playoff series, Friday, April 21, 20. Read More »

Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua happy to forge a career in Britain

I'm just waiting for my moment. Anthony Joshua's mum will not be watching ringside when her son takes on the biggest challenge of his life on Saturday. I would expect a cautious start from Anthony Joshua . Klitschko, who used Wilder as a sparring partner in more than 50 rounds, is 41 and lost his title to Tyson Fury in his most recent fight 17 months ago because, Wilder says, " he didn't throw no damn punches ". Read More »

Playoff Roundup: Blues, Rangers and Oilers advance to second round

After a virtually even first period in which Edmonton edged San Jose in shots on goal, 9-6, the Sharks came out particularly flat to begin the second. "We know how to handle it and I think we're confident we're going to show up with a real good game here tonight". Despite getting shelled in game four letting in seven goals, Talbot turned the page and helped Edmonton to their first playoff victory in eleven some odd years. Read More »

Is a US-North Korea war imminent?

The work to set up the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD, within this year has angered North Korea, China and Russian Federation, which see the system's powerful radars as a security threat. Just hours before the entire U.S. Senate was due to receive a top-level briefing on North Korea at the White House, Admiral Harry Harris testified that he believed Pyongyang's threats against the United States needed to be taken seriously. Read More »

Chris Gayle becomes first player to score 10000 runs in T20 cricket

If Brendon McCullum was wearing a cap rather than a hat, he would have had cricketing IPL master blaster Chris Gayle stunningly caught on the boundary instead of helping him to a six. He then sent young spinner Shivil Kaushik for another maximum over long off in the seventh over. Chris Gayle turned highly disappointed then and had he just started walking towards the pavilion, the onfield umpires asked to stop as they wanted to bet the clear picture of the episode. Read More »

Man U's Ibrahimovic out with knee injury

United says "both players require specialist opinions over the coming days". But they are important injuries. The 35-year-old, United's top's scorer with 28 goals in all competitions this season, jarred his knee horribly following an aerial challenge. Read More »

Adrian Peterson & The Saints Are Closing In On A Deal

Editor's Note: This article first appeared on CBS Fantasy and was written by Jamey Eisenberg. But that time has passed. The deal means Peterson , a 10-year veteran who has seven 1,000-yard seasons with Minnesota and once eclipsed 2,000 yards, could become a backup running back on an offense that tends to pass more than run. Read More »

Tom Brady skipping WH visit, citing 'family matters'

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Brady had a Make America Great Again hat in his locker for much of the 2016 season, and Trump's campaign garnered the support of both Belichick and team owner Robert Kraft . The thing is, it doesn't matter how many Patriots went to the White House on Wednesday. During the South Lawn ceremony, Trump recounted reading a supportive letter from Belichick on the eve of the election, while Kraft saluted the president as a friend for decades. Read More »

Grizzles survive in OT to tie series with Spurs

Aldridge finished the game with 13 points and only two rebounds, while Green finished the game with five points and shot 0-6 from three. "It was not a ideal game", Conley said after team's practice Monday afternoon here. In overtime, Kawhi did his best to carry the Spurs to the win with eight points in the overtime period, but Conley's Grizzlies outlasted Leonard's furious effort for the win. Read More »

Nets to sit six players in season finale vs. Bulls

Chicago can give second-year coach Fred Hoiberg his first playoff appearance by beating the Nets (20-61). Boston wrapped up the No. 1 seed with a win over Milwaukee. Memphis, the seventh seed in the Western Conference, was led by Mike Conley and Zach Randolph, who scored 15 points each. The Raptors are the third seed. Read More »

Rashford: I've learned so much from Zlatan

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He fought all his life and that is what I told him - 'you have fought all your life since you were born.' I do not see a reason not to fight. Nowadays with sponsorships it is a case of, "There is the boot, you wear it" and there is not much you can do about it. Read More »

Astros' Keuchel wins again; Altuve leaves after collision

Houston comes into the game tied with Washington and Baltimore for second in Major League Baseball wins, behind Colorado who has 14. The Stros totaled eleven hits and walked once with Josh Reddick going 2-5 with three runs driven in with Norichika Aoka recording three hits with an RBI and run while Evan Gattis scored twice. Read More »

Senators prepare for big pushback from Bruins in Game 4

After taking a 2-1 advantage with a dramatic 4-3 OT victory on Bobby Ryan's victor in Game 3 Monday night, the Senators were calm, cool and collected as they met with the media at their Boston hotel Tuesday - and they understand the Bruins aren't about to back down just because this series hasn't the way they expected. Read More »

Koeman wants 'improved' top scorer Lukaku to stay at Everton

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Romelu Lukaku sparked fears he could leave Everton in the summer following comments he made about having "ambitions" to win trophies. I know in English football people say you have to look out for young players, that maybe they say they can play 15 or 20 games, not more. Read More »

Clippers consider how to adapt without Griffin vs. Jazz

The Clippers won't receive any sympathy from the Jazz , who lost starting center Rudy Gobert on the first play of Game 1. Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (knee) played 24 minutes in his return to action on Sunday, going a ideal 6-of-6 from the field, scoring 15 points with 13 rebounds and 2 blocks as the Jazz took Game 4 105-98 over the Los Angeles Clippers . Read More »

Philadelphia Eagles own eight draft picks

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They could wait it out and see if their quarterback falls to them (likely North Carolina's Mitch Trubisky ), or they can be proactive and trade up. We've heard the 49ers connected to Mitchell Trubisky , and the team has done its due diligence on a host of other quarterbacks. Read More »

NFL Mock Draft: Cleveland Browns Select Myles Garrett

Now of course, this news could amount to nothing more than the Patriots putting prospective trade partners on notice, letting them know that their current offers don't impress, and if they still want Garoppolo they need to get serious between now and Thursday night's NFL Draft. Read More »

'Significant ligament damage' set to end Ibrahimovic's season

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Around the same time, ESPN FC's Jeff Carlisle and Doug McIntyre reported that Ibrahimovic was in discussions to play in MLS . Marcus Rashford admits Manchester United did it the hard way after his dramatic extra-time victor sealed victory over Anderlecht in the Europa League quarter-finals. Read More »

Did Aaron Hernandez Commit Murder To Hide Bisexuality?

Reports have been circulating this week following the death of Aaron Hernandez that the former National Football League player murdered one of his friends to cover up being outed as gay. Early Jr. Family members of Aaron Hernandez are asking a judge to order MA prison officials to preserve evidence so they can investigate the circumstances of his death. Read More »

Bale set to miss semi-final with Atletico with calf injury

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Messi's second goal of the night was his 500th for Barcelona and took the Catalans to the top of La Liga. Los Blancos looked to have earned a point after James Rodriguez levelled the scores in the 85th minute, but a stoppage-time victor from Lionel Messi made it a 3-2 victory for Barca. Read More »

Boston Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls

Rajon Rondo added 12 points and Dwyane Wade scored 11 in his first play-off game for the Bulls. Butler scored 23 points in the second half. The Bulls and Celtics don't square off again until Friday, but here's three takeaways from Game 2 to tide you over until then. Read More »

WTA chief Simon defends Sharapova's wildcard entry

However, such is the power of the most marketable women's tennis player in the world, that the organisers were always going to find ways of getting her back in court and under the spotlight as soon as possible. Forthcoming tournaments in Madrid and Rome have followed suit. For starters, her first round opponent, Vinci. Vinci, the 2015 US Open runner-up, said: "She is of course a great player, I have nothing against her". Read More »

Manuel Neuer is out for Bayern Munich season with foot fracture

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Bayern manager Carlo Ancelotti was furious, criticizing Hungarian referee Viktor Kassai after the game and asking for the introduction of video review technology. "Yes, we conceded two goals, but Real Madrid is used to this setback, we won and we are all very happy". Manuel Neuer suffered a fracture in Bayern's Champions League loss to Real Madrid Tuesday and has been ruled out for the remainder of the season, the club announced Wednesday. Read More »

Canadiens look to continue to shut down, frustrate Rangers in Game 4

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After a few icing calls, some near misses by the Rangers on the Canadiens empty net and some pressure by the Habs in New York's end, time expired as the Canadiens could not get the equalizer. NY has the offense to beat Price if they focus on their offensive play and chase his weaknesses. Game 3 is Sunday night in NY. We got stuck in our zone. Read More »

Pitch at Manny Machado's head sparked a heated exchange with Dustin Pedroia

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Farrell, meanwhile, described the slide as "extremely late". Pedroia walked around the clubhouse with just a faint hint of a limp. "I feel all right; I just got some treatment and stuff, but I'm all right", Pedroia said. Tilson, who started the season on the 10-day disabled list, is out because of stress reaction in his right foot. CINCINNATI - Anthony Rizzo tied it with a two-out, three-run homer in the ninth, and Kris Bryant hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning, rallying the Chicago ... Read More »

Herrera ready for "game of the season"

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Fernandinho is also a doubt, while John Stones, Gabriel Jesus and Bacary Sagna all face a race to be fit. United have struggled for fluency this season, drawing no fewer than 12 games, and spent four months grimly locked in sixth place in the table. Read More »