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Watch NBA Playoffs Game 5 Online, Team News

Game 5 will be played Wednesday at Washington . Atlanta hosts Game 6 on Friday, and the series would move back to Washington for Game 7 on Sunday if necessary. Schroder concluded with a double-double of his own with 29 points and 11 assists . Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat (13) battles Atlanta Hawks center Dwight Howard (8) for the rebound . Read More »

Young Player Wins Hearts With Passionate Speech About Grandmother At NFL Draft

Although this would leave the Falcons with one less selection, they'd still have enough picks to address their needs. While the left tackle position is wide open, neither Stephenson or Watson is a sure bet on the right side either. The 82nd annual Draft begins Thursday, April 27, and runs through Saturday, April 29. Teams who play a 3-4 defense have to look at defensive ends and outside linebackers who have never played a 3-4 defense before and evaluate whether or not they can translate his ... Read More »

Colts add Ohio State DB Malik Hooker in 1st round

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While Hooker said at the combine he's expecting to be ready to participate in rookie minicamp in mid-May, he carries risk for a team like the Bears picking in the top five. At his introductory news conference, Ballard promised to make fixing Indy's long underperforming defense a top priority. He signed more than a half-dozen veterans in free agency, and now has taken the same approach in the draft. Read More »

Selected 14th by Eagles

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While they could of had a top defensive end in Jonathan Allen, defensive back in Malik Hooker or a power running back in Dalvin Cook, Barnett is a solid pick up. During Barnett's pre-draft visit with the Eagles, he says that the team told him that he reminds them of a younger version of Baltimore Ravens All-Pro linebacker Terrell Suggs. Read More »

NFL Draft: Raiders' draft plan might upset some fans in Oakland

Conley spoke with almost every team since news of the rape allegation broke on Tuesday to clear his name. But just days before the draft, the cornerback's situation changed dramatically when Cleveland police released a report detailing a woman's allegations that Conley recently raped her. Read More »

Rajon Rondo taking jumpers, out for Game 5 but could return

CHICAGO (AP) - The NBA has fined Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo $25,000 for attempting to trip Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder from the bench in Game 3 of their first-round series. Thomas finished with 33 points overall on 10-of-21 shooting with seven assists. The Bulls gave up 16 points off turnovers. "That's not the reason why I'm an impossible cover", Thomas quipped. Read More »

Jazz C Gobert (knee) upgraded to questionable for Game 4

With Hayward out, the Jazz would once again need a miracle to get the victory. "His effect is obvious", Snyder said. "We have some ideas about where he ate". He is going to have to be a lot better in order for the Clippers to have a chance. Luc Mbah a Moute responded well to getting more touches, while Marreese Speights wound up a team-best plus-12. Read More »

Grizzlies Coach David Fizdale Goes On Epic Officiating Rant

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He pocketed 18 points in the game's first half and managed to get consistent free-throws. Aldridge is the second option behind Kawhi Leonard , and although Kawhi has been unbelievable, the success of a team in the playoffs generally relies on the success of multiple stars as seen in game 7 past year with Kyrie Irving hitting clutch shots, LeBron James with the block of the decade, and Kevin Love playing incredible defense on the last possession of the post-season. Read More »

EPL: 10-man Devils hold Man City

The Belgian was booked for a trip on Sergio Aguero before receiving a straight red card moments later for head butting City's hitman. Fourth-placed City sent out their strongest XI, with Aguero playing at the tip of a 4-2-3-1 formation with Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling and Leroy Sane behind him. Read More »

HIGHLIGHTS: Carpenter Slams St. Louis Past Toronto, 8-4

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Louis Cardinals jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the nightcap and hung on for a 6-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays that finished a sweep. NATIONALS 16, ROCKIES 5: At Denver, Bryce Harper hit a three-run homer as part of an 11-run seventh inning, Trea Turner had another big game at Coors Field and Washington routed Colorado. Read More »

Mourinho: City will finish in the top four

The 29-year-old Belgium worldwide has made 42 appearances for United this season, scoring three goals, and he has become a key figure for Mourinho. That red card was shown after Fellaini had a decent game for United, who were well organised and looked sound at the back, despite going through an injury crisis, which saw Jose Mourinho, rather strangely, call out his own players Phil Jones and Chris Smalling, despite the two defenders still struggling with injuries. Read More »

Despite rape investigation, Conley drafted in 1st round

The Southeastern Conference had another profound impact on the NFL draft, matching the record for first-round selections by a league. "It's insane", Trubisky said in an ESPN interview. If any team needed a quarterback, it was Cleveland. Unlike numerous top picks who were in Philadelphia walking the red carpet and hugging commissioner Roger Goodell on a stage in front of 70,000 fans, Garrett was with family and friends in his hometown, Arlington, Texas, having a party at Tierra Verde Golf ... Read More »

Milwaukee Bucks Play The 'Barney' Theme Song During The Raptors Introductions

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The Toronto all-star led all players with 21 points by halftime, to Antetokounmpo's 12, and the game was tied 41-41. With the series at 2-1, Game 4 in Milwaukee will take the place of the biggest game in over a decade. James passed Kobe Bryant for No. 3 on the NBA's career playoff scoring list and tied another National Basketball Association record by winning his 20th consecutive first-round game. Read More »

Trade to Oakland in place

The Seahawks traded Lynch and a 2018 sixth-round draft choice to Oakland in exchange for the Raiders' fifth-round selection next year. That formality was taken care of by Wednesday morning , according to NFL Network reporters Mike Garafolo and Ian Rapoport. Read More »

Arsene Wenger: Three at the back not guaranteed to stay

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Without a win in four Premier League away matches Arsenal feared the wait would endure when Alvaro Negredo cancelled out Sanchez's opening goal, but Ozil struck to lift the Gunners to sixth place. Following the win, Wenger gave the rationale behind his defensive re-think after two decades at the helm. He added: "Mathematically it is still possible even if it is hard, but we have to give it a go". Read More »

Browns To Select Myles Garrett With First Overall Pick

The Houston Texans have a championship defence and are in win-now mode. While the "jury" is still out regarding Conley, NFL teams have all the evidence they need regarding former Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon. This was most apparent when there was rotating safeties or late shifts in the secondary. Second round: (2) No. 33, No. 52 (via 2016 draft-day trade with Titans). Read More »

Knicks' Noah has shoulder surgery to repair rotator cuff

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The procedure was performed by Dr. David Alchek at the Hospital for Special Surgery. No timetable was given for his return, but Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek said before the team's final game that the rehab process is five months. He played in just 46 games this season after signing a four-year, $72 million deal with the Knicks last summer. Noah was injured in January but continued to play. Read More »

NFC North Round 1 Draft Roundup

The failure of both Cleveland and San Francisco to pick a quarterback, however, was made all the more glaring when Houston, which suffered a big miss a year ago with the free agent signing of Brock Osweiler, traded again with Cleveland (which accepted Osweiler in a previous trade) and chose Watson No. Read More »

Bears trade up to No. 2, select QB Trubisky

Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky was taken by the Bears with the second pick. Cleveland, which had the first overall pick, and San Francisco, which had the second, both needed quarterbacks and yet both passed on picking a quarterback at the top of the draft. Read More »

Eriksen insists Tottenham can still win Premier League

Eriksen's long range drive dipped into Wayne Hennessey's bottom-right corner with 12 minutes remaining to ensure an eighth straight league win for Spurs and keep them four points behind Chelsea. "It's not about sending a message to Chelsea". A month ago I would never have predicted the recent run of results; I was certain the club would pick up 0 points from their matches against Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool, however, they picked up maximum points and Allardyce deserves credit for what he ... Read More »

Offensive draft early, QBs prized after Garrett is No. 1

He is the first quarterback drafted in the first round by Chicago since Rex Grossman was selected 22nd overall in in 2003. He's one of the nation's best return specialists and Jackson is excited about getting the ball in his hands. Garrett entered Thursday widely expected to be picked first by the Cleveland Browns, who tabbed the 6-foot-4, 272-pounder who compiled 32.5 sacks in three seasons with the Aggies. Read More »

Penguins, Capitals set to renew rivalry

Washington needs to keep the Pens offense in check but that is much easier said than done as Pittsburgh is incredibly deep and has some of their more unknown players thriving in the playoffs and if they can continue to get contributions from the bottom six they will be hard to beat . Read More »

Boston and Washington inch closer to NBA Playoffs wins

The momentum of the series began shifting when Rajon Rondo was ruled out before Game 3, and Boston has played far more inspired ball since Thomas returned home to be with his family in Tacoma, Washington, following the death of his younger sister. Read More »

India puts Champions Trophy squad on hold

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BCCI was opposing changes on two counts-ICC's governance model that required a change in its constitution, with a proposed review of full membership, and a two-tier Test structure. The COA claim to have found a common ground with the ICC and agreed on a more respectable $ 445 million share for BCCI. Our tone was extremely conciliatory at the meeting for the best interest of the game. Read More »

Flaws the Cleveland Cavaliers Showed in Their First Round Sweep

Now, right before his eyes, George has seen his Indiana Pacers go from being a team that challenges James for a right to play in the NBA Finals to one vainly hoping to avoid being swept by him in the first round. James fell one rebound and four assists shy of averaging a triple double, posting 32.8 points, 9.8 rebounds, and 9.0 assists in the series. IN lost the four games by a total of 16 points, tying the smallest margin in a four-game sweep in league history. Read More »

Dellavedova, Maker help Bucks beat Raptors

Consecutive baskets from Lowry and Valanciunas with 2:13 to play put Toronto up by 11 points and it was all but game over to the delight of the Raptors fans in attendance, including one carrying a sign that read: "The Buck Stops Here". Toronto finished 24 of 71 on the night (33 percent) and 6 of 22 from 3-point range (27 percent). The Bucks shot an impressive 39-of-74 from the floor, including 12-of-23 from 3-point land. Read More »

List Of Every First Overall NFL Draft Pick

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In Watson's case, he will have to cut down on the picks, but there's so much to be said for his knack of winning big under pressure. Will Peppers become the ninth player from North Jersey (either raised or to have played high school football in Bergen and Passaic counties) drafted in the first round since 1967? However, I just can't get Hue Jackson's words out of my mind when I asked him the day after the 2016 season what he was looking for in a quarterback-long before draft talk was on ... Read More »

National Football League draft: Browns make safe No. 1 pick in A&M's Garrett

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Cleveland ranked 31st defensively last season and the Browns were 30th in sacks with 26. Their second pick, Michigan's Jabrill Peppers, is so athletic no one can quite say what position he's going to play in the pros. "They picked me because they think they see something in me, and they know that I can help them rebuild and turn this program around". If any team needed a quarterback, it was Cleveland. Read More »

Humphrey leads 4 Alabama first-rounders

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Humphrey's selection, which came amid a slide for several of the Crimson Tide's more well-known players, sparked a run on Alabama players, as defensive end Jonathan Allen was selected one pick later by the Washington Redskins. That while he will likely be a solid, if not elite corner, it's a little perplexing that the team would take him instead of another prospect at a position of need. Read More »

Tottenham match-winner Christian Eriksen: We showed we're still in title race

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Liverpool recently slapped a £30m ($38.7m) tag on Sakho, who seems to have played his last game for the Merseysiders, but their attempts to offload the Crystal Palace star could well be scuppered if his injury proves to be serious. The Metropolitan Police said the incident took place outside the Moore Spice Restaurant on Engineers Way at around 7.30pm, when the victim was identified and targeted by another group of Tottenham fans walking in the opposite direction. Read More »

Jose Mourinho may have seen the future in Marcus Rashford

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And Carrick says he is pleased with the mentality his side displayed. "If he doesn't go to the floor, it's not a red card", said the Portuguese. Mourinho could not resist a jibe at Argentine striker Aguero over the dismissal of Fellaini for a relatively light headbutt. Read More »

Wenger plans ahead but won't reveal future

Earlier this year, Wenger intimated that an announcement would be made soon on his future, but so far nothing has been stated, despite regular questions in his press conferences. "The semi-final win will give us a bit more confidence". I don't have a preference for the Manchester derby, we don't have to look much at the others. Read More »