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Cavs survive Pacers late to go up 2-0

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Someone, please, call the police: Lance Stephenson got mugged Tuesday Night in Cleveland. IN smells blood during the last 12 minutes, and Lance Stephenson and Paul George have been the driving forces behind the nail-biters. Cleveland was dead last in transition defense this year, and it was easy to see why in Game 2 whenever the Pacers pushed the tempo. From there the Cavs seemingly had Indiana's measure and an inspired cameo from Love, who scored 10 straight points, saw ... Read More »

Looters will have to return the loot, PM tweets over Mallya's arrest

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It is certainly the success of this government, particularly Finance Ministry, whose efforts resulted in his (Mallya) arrest", said Singh, Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office. Mallya was once the owner of the Indian Premier League cricket team Royal Challengers Bangalore and still owns the Barbados Tridents in the Caribbean Premier League. Read More »

Wild on brink of elimination after Blues take Game 3

Game one hero Joel Edmundson potted his second goal of the series and Jaden Schwartz scored the eventual game-winner to send the Blues back to St. Louis with a chance to put a stranglehold on the series. "Well, we might change a couple things. We're just not putting them in when we're getting the opportunity, and obviously they're scoring at the right time ". Read More »

Man surprises son with Cubs tickets as reward for hard work

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The parents of 9-year-old Kolt Kyler were well aware of this, which is why they made a decision to reward their son with ticket to see his beloved Chicago Cubs . He then goes to get an envelope, saying, "This is something here that you and I are going to do, and it's going to take the whole day to do it, okay?" The tickets are for the June 3 game against the St. Read More »

Kassian scores in 3rd, Oilers beat Sharks 1-0 in Game 3

After being throttled by the younger and faster Oilers in the past two games, the Sharks went back to the same successful formula that carried them to last year's Stanley Cup final. Had the Oilers killed it off, they could have seized the momentum. From top to bottom Edmonton showed why they can be a unsafe team on Sunday. And there are warning signs to be heeded for the immediate future. Read More »

Bahrain test - Hamilton fastest on first day in Sakhir

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Bottas not only lost out to race victor Sebastian Vettel but also Lewis Hamilton and was twice asked to move over for his Mercedes team-mate who showed superior pace. Then I lost position at the start. "You practise, and practise, and practise, and you only have 20 opportunities and when you f*** it up, man, it is painful. Read More »

Celtics embarrassed by 8-seed Bulls, down 0-2 heading to Chicago

Celtics Game 2 matchup at TD Garden. SAN ANTONIO - Kawhi Leonard had a postseason career-high 37 points and added 11 rebounds and San Antonio beat Memphis to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round series . "I had the luxury of playing with a guy named LeBron [with the Heat], and we did the same thing when we played [the Bulls] and Derrick Rose [in the Eastern Conference finals in 2011]", Wade said. Read More »

Barcelona returns to Bernabeu with title race on the line

We need to understand the situation and push on. Fans can also show support for their side with the hashtags '#HalaMadrid' and '#ForcaBarca', which will show a miniature version of the club's badge as well as '#ElClasico' which shows a half-Barcelona-half-Real Madrid shirt. Read More »

How to watch Barcelona vs. Juventus

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But Barcelona were being given precious little space in the final third and although Messi finally tested Gianluigi Buffon, who parried away the deflected effort, Juventus rarely looked overexerted. A fourth Barcelona forward in Paco Alcacer was introduced just before the hour mark as boss Luis Enrique went for broke. Ex-Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado had Juve's best chance but fired wide. Read More »

Pique confident team can lift itself up from Juventus loss

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There were mixed emotions for Dani Alves after the Juventus full-back helped dump former club Barcelona out of the Champions League in the quarter-finals. He was the player who looked most likely to create sparks, particularly in his promising exchanges with Alba in the first half, but Messi's shooting let him down. Read More »

John Terry: Time is right to leave Chelsea

But now the former England skipper is ready to move on, even if he admits he is unsure what his future holds at this point. "I am fully focused on helping the team and manager in every way I can from now until the end of the season". So John Terry is Mr Chelsea , he's done everything. "The club and I have always had a fantastic relationship, which will continue beyond my playing days". Read More »

Pregame: Pens at Jackets, 7:38 pm (PIT leads series, 3-0)

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Werenski, however, did go to the locker room during overtime because the swelling closed his right eye, so the Blue Jackets were forced to play with five defensemen. Despite a last-minute injury forcing a change in starting goalie for the Pittsburgh Penguins, they could not rally any offense. Phil Kessel was credited with three assists. Read More »

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique: Nothing to lose. Attack. Attack. Attack!

Luis Enrique said they should stay until the end this time, with the team planning to fight until the final whistle to turn the game around. "We don't have anything to lose". Messi has played 575 games since making his debut for Barcelona in 2004. Barcelona scored three goals after the 87th minute in the win over PSG. "I wish them the best going forward because I think they can win the tournament this season". Read More »

Oilers defence stepping up in Sharks series

San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton returned to the lineup Sunday night after missing the first two games of the playoffs because of a left knee injury. "It was a bad day, a bad night for the Oilers ", said Connolly, the host of Edmonton AM. San Jose received an emotional boost with the return of Joe Thornton, who put the first rubber on Talbot with a wrist shot from the right circle at 7:54. Read More »

Serena Williams planning 2018 return after confirming pregnancy

Serena Williams posted a photo of her baby bump on SnapChat on Wednesday it broke the internet. World No. 2 tennis player Serena Williams unveiled on Snapchat that she was expecting a happy event. Predicting how long it will take Williams to recover from a pregnancy depends on several factors, including whether she had an easy or complicated vaginal or Cesarean delivery, whether she breastfeeds and whether her baby sleeps through the night or keeps her up for feedings every few hours. Read More »

Zaitsev returns to depleted Leafs blue line

That was obvious, but I think the positive way to look at it is we came back to make it really close. In the faceoff circle, we never had the puck at the start, they dominated us there totally. Matthews cut the lead to one with his second playoff goal at 12:00 of the third on a rebound after Matt Hunwick's shot from the point. One thing remains clear; the team with seven rookies playing a significant role - Toronto - can hang with the team that is playing with no rookies - Washington - and ... Read More »

Senators beat Bruins 1-0, take 3-1 lead in series

Will the Washington Capitals find a way to even up their series with the Toronto Maple Leafs when the two teams meet tonight at 7PM ET in Game 4? "We have to compete". "We didn't come to compete from the beginning, that's obvious", Andersen said. I thought they were unsafe. In the faceoff circle, we never had the puck at the start, they dominated us there totally. Read More »

Capitals vs. Maple Leafs live stream, Game 4

He was more of a presence around the Leafs net on Wednesday night, although his power-play goal was the result of a Leafs mistake exactly like the one they made in Game 2. The final score in Game 4 made it look like this could have gone to overtime. The Capitals went more than 13 minutes without a shot on goal to start the third period. Read More »

Blackhawks get shut out in second straight playoff game

Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby tied his career high with 47 saves in Game 2 only to be matched saved for save by Frederik Andersen. Last postseason, Toews and Kane combined for just one goal in a seven-game playoff loss to the Blues. He did it with relative ease facing a suddenly listless Blackhawks offense which averaged 2.93 goals per game during the regular season. The problem is that the Predators lacked consistency during the season and it cost them the kind of seeding they should ... Read More »

Spurs aiming to heap more pressure on Chelsea: Kane

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Players that in the past five years have won European competitions and World Cups, a manager who won the league in Italy. They showed more desire than us and more motivation, but in this case the fault is with the coach. This loss sent them to sixth place and nearly out of contention of a top four finish, a spot that they had within their grasp just two weeks ago. "That was the main problem that Tottenham had". Read More »

As Trump warned North Korea, his 'armada' was headed towards Australia

U.S. Navy photographs over the weekend showed the USS Carl Vinson thousands of miles from the Korean Peninsula and heading in the opposite direction. USA officials came under fire following revelations that the group of ships led by the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson were thousands of miles away from Korea despite earlier statements suggesting they would be in the region to deter the North when tensions soared last weekend. Read More »

Boston Red Sox Game Recap: April 15, 2017 vs. Tampa Bay Rays

In case you haven't heard, the Red Sox are quite popular in Boston , especially on gameday in the neighborhood that surrounds historic Fenway Park. Betts last struck out on September 12, 2016. - Steven Wright finally got back on track, settling down after a tumultuous first inning to notch his first win of the season. Trying to beat the Sox when they were starting dominating Chris Sale was going to be tough enough. Read More »

Relentless Monaco dream on after reaching semis

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But Juventus showed why they boast the best defensive record in the competition as Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar were blunted, with the Italians gaining revenge for their defeat in the 2015 Champions League final. Dortmund now needed to score three times without reply just to force extra time but they did not manage to get one back until three minutes after the restart, Dembele tormenting Mendy on the right before his cutback was lashed home first-time by Reus. Read More »

Virat Kohli: With my comeback, focus will be on chasing targets

The injury forced him to miss India's series-sealing final test win over Australia in Dharamsala but the BCCI said on Thursday the 28-year-old has regained match fitness. RCB failed to capitalise on the good work done by Kohli, managing just 31 runs off the last five overs and lost four wickets. Badree is a world class bowler for a long time. Read More »

Thunder Extra: Thunder-Rockets storylines

Solid numbers. But eight single-figure outings in his last 13 games indicated a dropoff in offensive output over the last part. That outside-inside attack can be brutal to defend, and it's why the Thunder is equally as anxious about the efficiency with which the Rockets can score inside as it is with the perimeter 3-point threat. Read More »

Penguins beat Blue Jackets in OT, Canadiens defeat Rangers

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Since Pittsburgh kept possession of the puck, officials didn't stop play, which led to Bryan Rust tying the game at three as Werenski spilled red on the ice on his way to the locker room. When they were being outplayed, Marc-Andre Fleury stood tall. We know the Blue Jackets aren't used to being in the playoffs. BOSTON (AP) - Bobby Ryan scored on a tip-in on a power play 5:43 into overtime, and the Ottawa Senators recovered after giving up a three-goal lead to beat the Boston Bruins to ... Read More »

Wall, Beal pace Wizards past Hawks

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He challenges himself to play against an All-Star player like Millsap. Despite an unfavourable first-game result, Millsap remained upbeat about Atlanta's chances this series. WIZARDS: In addition to containing Howard, C Marcin Gortat had 14 points on 7 of 11 shooting and 10 rebounds. Gortat scored eight points in the period as the Wizards stretched the lead out to eight and led, 51-43 at halftime. Read More »

7 keys for Juventus to keep Barcelona from making another incredible comeback

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We can expect the same scenario today, but Juventus are little hard to defeat as they7 are much stronger than PSG . "We came here knowing that we are a great team and we played like a great team", Cuadrado said. Lionel Messi had a couple of decent efforts but there was no way through against Juve who have only conceded two goals in ten Champions League matches this season. Read More »

Wasps stunned as England lock Joe Launchbury misses out on Lions squad

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England beat the All Blacks
38-21 at Twickenham in 2012 while Ireland pulled off a stunning 40-29 victory against Steve Hansen's men in Chicago last November. " But that also fires myself up and hopefully gives the players and the team the motivation to go out there and perform ". It was the havoc caused by Joseph against his Wales teams in the past that persuaded Gatland not to add him to a list of big-name English omissions that include Dylan Hartley, George Ford, Joe Launchbury, Mike ... Read More »

Browns zero in on No. 1 pick, trade for veteran QB unlikely

The Browns are also open to taking Clemson QB Deshaun Watson if a team like the San Francisco 49ers or Chicago Bears make a surprise selection in the first few picks. We just don't think that's a good way to do business over time. "We think no matter how prepared you are, there's always a lot of uncertainty in the draft". Read More »

Steve Fisher retiring as basketball coach

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The Aztecs reached the NCAA Tournament by his third season, the first of eight during his 18-season tenure. Dutcher was then hired in 1989, along with Fisher who took over after Bill Frieder accepted the Arizona State job on the eve of the 1989 NCAA tournament. Read More »

After OT loss, Rangers look to regroup at home

Injuries forced them to somewhat abandon that strategy, but with a seemingly healthy roster, Alain Vigneault has opted for grind. It is their experience that will be leaned upon as the Blueshirts try to break their Garden malady, which entered Tuesday at a franchise postseason worst six-game losing streak. Read More »

Allegation against Joe Mixon from high school could affect draft stock

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While he possesses a plethora of natural gifts, his future is in question after video was released of Mixon striking a female student. A man has alleged Mixon punched his daughter in high school . I know that Joe did not hurt my daughter, did not intend to, and would not do so. He also said Mixon and his daughter are still friends and that the running back is welcome in his home. Read More »