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Wizards take down Hawks for 3-2 series lead

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We have to have the same mentality and focus that we have here at home - we have a different edge about ourselves and we're more locked in. Washington Wizards: Kelly Oubre Jr. Washington turned the tables with a 40-36 advantage while almost doubling the Hawks in fast-break points 20-12. When the Hawks traded for Ilyasova at the 2017 Trade Deadline, the playoffs were surely in their plans. Read More »

Manfred speaks out on Sox-O's intervention

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After controversially spiking Boston star Dustin Pedroia on a late-game slide in Baltimore almost two weeks ago on April 22, Machado was thrown at by Red Sox ace Chris Sale on Tuesday. "I mean, if you're going to f--ing hit me, hit me", Machado said. "I just feel like I'm getting back in the groove", Machado said. He said he lost respect for the Red Sox and said he would use his bat to "crush somebody" who tried to hit him if it wouldn't get him "suspended for a year". Read More »

Turris OT victor gives Senators 3-2 series lead over Rangers

The Ottawa Senators have allowed a combined 13 goals in their last three games. The New York Rangers were 86 seconds from their third straight win over the Ottawa Senators and a 3-2 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal. The Sens had seven fewer regulation or overtime wins than NY during the regular season and four fewer points, but get home-ice advantage by finishing second in the Atlantic division - as opposed to NY, which landed the first wild-card spot after finishing behind ... Read More »

Obi Melifonwu Another Perfect Pick for Oakland Raiders

Conley and his lawyers have denied the accusations, and have since released a statement . He has agreed to meet with detectives Monday and will submit his DNA, attorney Kevin Spellacy said. 35 overall draftable talent. I thought that was it. His answer: "To keep faith, always have a tight support system and just trust yourself". "It is the best moment of my life". Read More »

IPL 2017: AB de Villiers Leaves RCB to Return Home to Family

A hamstring niggle kept Robin Uthappa out of Knight Riders' last game. The Royal Challengers Bangalore in particular have been failing miserably. Virat Kohli (5) was handed a reprieve when he was dropped at mid-off but Umesh had his revenge by trapping him LBW in the next delivery. Read More »

Judge tosses Aaron Hernandez's conviction in 2013 murder

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Judge E. Susan Garsh ruled abatement doctrine is well established in MA and other states. She said the Commonwealth of MA was incorrect that the U.S. I'm not giving up. When [God] says the battle is over, the battle is over. "I think that the technical quirk in the law only serves to re-victimize the victims", Robert Sherman, a lawyer who also represents clergy abuse victims, told the Boston Globe in 2003 . Read More »

Packers' Montgomery still starting RB after draft

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DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points and the Toronto Raptors squandered a 25-point lead late in the third quarter before holding on for a 92-89 victory Thursday night over the Milwaukee Bucks to take their first-round playoff series in six games. Read More »

Jonas Blixt and Cameron Smith widen lead at Zurich

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Kisner and Brown, tied for second with Charley Hoffman-Nick Watney at the start of the day, tore up the course, rattling off eight straight birdies to open the round en route to a 28 on the front nine. The players get into the PGA Championship as well. They had fallen behind by two strokes, with Kisner and Brown birdieing 10 of their first 11 holes Sunday. Read More »

Juventus vs Monaco, UEFA Champions League LIVE score

Monaco now sit atop the Ligue 1 table three points clear of second-placed Paris Saint-Germain with a game in hand. "We have to play even better than we did in Monaco because we made a few mistakes there". Coverage of tonight's UEFA Champions League semi-final second Leg game will be shown live on BT Sport 2, with the pre-match build-up starting at 7pm and kick-off set for 7.45pm. Read More »

Leonard Sidelined by Injuries as Spurs Celebrate OT Win

With scores tied up 101-101 after regulation, the Spurs would go on to win 110-107. The Rockets hit 19 of 43 shots from the 3-point line Sunday, falling three short of the franchise-record 22 they nailed in the series opener. The victor of the series advances to take on the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals. The Spurs built a little bit of a lead midway through the quarter, but the Spurs continued to lose ground to the Rockets who were scoring most of ... Read More »

Indians-Tigers series finale called off due to rain

Boyd won the pitchers' duel with Carrasco on April 16, giving up one run on seven hits in six innings. "It has been bothering me off and on for a few starts now, but this was the first time I couldn't pitch through it", Kluber said after Cleveland's 5-2 loss at Detroit . Read More »

Hope to replicate this performance in next games: Glenn Maxwell

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Smith was at his attacking best as he dealt mostly in boundaries and sixes. Although Kuldeep Yadav was expensive - he went for 37 runs in his three overs - he did pick up the important wickets of Maxwell and Saha. While Tewatia scalped two wickets, Axar and Swapnil, despite not taking any wickets, did not leak runs to help Glenn Maxwell-led KXIP unit cross the finish line. Read More »

Fabinho missing for AS Monaco, Juventus make one change

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However, Juve doubled their lead on the stroke of halftime courtesy of a superb volley from Dani Alves that left Subasic with no chance. Mbappe pulled a goal back midway through the second period to end Juve's stretch of clean sheets, but it was little consolation for a completely outclassed side as they now turn their attention to the Ligue 1. Read More »

Arsene Wenger bats away talk of "restructure" within

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With just two league starts all season, Wenger admits he can sympathise with the forward, but still believes there is a future for Perez in the capital. Arsenal know they need a big slice of luck to finish in the Premier League top four but midfielder Granit Xhaka says the London club have not given up the chase. Read More »

Capitals win, force Game 7 against Penguins

The day after failing to close out the Eastern Conference semifinal for the second time, the Pittsburgh Penguins went through an intense, hour-long practice at their facility. This game was just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to thrilling finishes so far in this year's playoffs. They're not just going to go away. Trotz also had praise for how Ovechkin handled the switch. Read More »

Caps pull Holtby, trail 2-0 as series heads to Pittsburgh

The Penguins have a different goaltender with Marc-Andre Fleury replacing injured Matt Murray and are without injured defenseman Kris Letang. In the National Hockey League playoffs, sometimes it's better to have the best player in the game on your team. Read More »

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) vs (MI) Mumbai Indians

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Speaking at the post-match presser Laxman lauded the efforts of Mohammed Nabi and Shikhar Dhawan. Sunrisers picked Deepak Hooda ahead of Bipul Sharma in their last match , against Delhi Daredevils . Back to their favourite hunting ground after their fourth away loss in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH ) will aim to bounce back when they take on a resurgent Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) at home on Saturday. Read More »

India's Manohar to continue as ICC chairman until 2018

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There will be a round of negotiations between the BCCI and a five-member ICC group headed by Manohar to arrive at a desired figure. In March, less than a year into his position, Manohar had announced his decision to quit as ICC chairman. However, he later agreed to only defer his resignation till the annual conference this June when the new ICC constitution consisting of the governance structure and the re-worked finance model will be ratified. Read More »

Racing: Dream result in Kentucky Derby

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Pletcher's other Kentucky Derby victor, Super Saver in 2010, finished eighth in the Preakness. "We've been 24 years together, something like that, and for him to still trust in me and give me an opportunity, it doesn't happen often in this business". Read More »

Charlie Nicholas states his prediction for Southampton v Arsenal

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The Gunners, high on confidence after defeating Manchester United, need to win all their remaining games to get a chance to play in Europe's top competition next season. "It's important for us, of course, to wait until the beginning of the season to see him on the pitch with Southampton ". Going into St. Mary's to face Southampton , the Gunners figure to be without Laurent Koscielny holding the back three together, which makes things incredibly dicey. Read More »

Beal helps Wizards even series with Celtics

However, it's hard to ignore what the Wizards have done in Games 3 and 4. Isaiah Thomas had 19 points for Boston, but scored 17 in the first 15 minutes. "He hasn't shot the ball well, but it hasn't affected him the last few games", Brooks said of Beal. But, one has to wonder if the teeth injuries didn't affect him during the first half of that game. Read More »

Utah Jazz notes: Warriors enter series well rested unlike battle-tested Jazz

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Al Horford added 21 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists. George Hill and Derrick Favors added 17 points each for the Jazz in what proved to be the easiest game of the back-and-forth series. As he shouldered the scoring load for much of the series, Paul accepted blame for the Clippers falling short. "Not having Blake is a major wound". Read More »

Anthony Joshua Knocks out Wladimir Klitschko in Epic Heavyweight Battle

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The 27-year-old Briton was knocked down in the sixth round of an exhilarating fight but showed determination to bounce back and twice had Klitschko on the canvas in the penultimate round before the referee stepped in. It was the most significant heavyweight fight ever held in Britain and reportedly earns the pair upwards of 10 million pounds ($13 million, 12 million euros) each. Read More »

Police Officer Who Shot Dallas Suburban Teen Free On Bond

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The bullets shattered the front passenger-side window and struck Edwards, killing him, authorities say. Police initially said the vehicle reversed "aggressively" towards the officer, but then admitted that was not the case. If convicted of murder, Oliver faces up to life in prison. Police originally said Oliver opened fire because the auto was backing up aggressively toward him, but the department changed its account after viewing body-cam footage, saying the vehicle was driving away when ... Read More »

Champions League: Ronaldo Hat-trick Fires Real Past Atletico

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A ruthless Cristiano Ronaldo scored a dazzling hat-trick to lead Real Madrid to a crushing 3-0 victory over city rivals Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final on Tuesday. Please Wait while comments are loading. Run-in: "We're a step closer to Cardiff and we're very satisfied". "The first half hour was fantastic, we had a lot of chances to score the second, but we got it in the second-half". Read More »

Sharapova wins 1st match on return from 15-month doping ban

The pair served out until Sharapova produced a couple of huge returns and broke to go 6-5 up, winning the first set. "I don't think a cheater at any sport should be allowed to play that sport again". United Kingdom paper the Telegraph reports that Sharapova will be a given a qualifying wildcard rather than a card for the main draw for the next Grand Slam on the calendar, the 2017 French Open, which begins at the end of May. Read More »

Dhawan, Henriques keep Hyderabad's playoff hopes alive

The left-armer was complimented well by Stokes, who first helped Pune reach 148/8 with a 25-ball 39, before taking three wickets to dent the hopes of the hosts. Chasing 139, the Sunrisers lost their in-form captain David Warner for six runs. However, fellow opener Shikhar Dhawan and Moises Henriques (44) calmed the home side's nerves. Read More »

Swansea leapfrog Hull in relegation battle

Clement was Carlo Ancelotti's assistant at Real Madrid when they lifted their 10th European Cup in 2014 and was also a part of the coaching staff when Chelsea won a league and FA Cup double in 2010. "You could see Marco Silva on the touchline was absolutely devastated". Sam Clucas had the first attempt of note for the Tigers, but his low shot from 25 yards offered Jordan Pickford a simple ninth-minute save. Read More »

Marshawn Lynch joins the Raiders

Conley and his lawyers have denied the accusations, and have since released a statement . "When they called", Conley said , "it was the best moment of my life". "We're looking for vastly improved play out of our defense and all three of these guys are going to get an opportunity to compete and create their role", Del Rio said. Read More »