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LeBron sparks Cavs to complete playoff sweep of Pacers LeBron sparks Cavs to complete playoff sweep of Pacers
- April 24, 2017

Against the Pacers in Game 4, and every other game in the series, the Cleveland Cavaliers never faltered when the game went down to the wire. Earlier in the series, Paul George said that he needed to be to the one to take the last shot after C.J. (more...)
Zlatan: 'Giving up is not an option' Zlatan: 'Giving up is not an option'
- April 24, 2017

Honestly, I'm not sad for the team, I'm not anxious about the impact that not to have them [will cause]. "I don't care about it, I just think about them, and like everybody I'm really sad". "And let's see what we can do". What we know is Manchester United now owe the Champions League semi-finalists another £8.5m after that Turf Moor effort, as it was his 25th for the club. (more...)
Blue Jays Place Josh Donaldson On DL Blue Jays Place Josh Donaldson On DL
- April 24, 2017

Happ (0-2, 5.40 ERA) has allowed two home runs in each of his first two starts, including a 3-1 loss at Baltimore on April 5. "He's got (good control)", Shapiro said. He doubled, moved to third on a groundout and scored on a wild pitch. Justin Smoak hit a ball into the gap which glanced off Jones's glove for a triple as Jones ran full stride into a portion of the wall that has a scoreboard on it. (more...)
Karl Alzner is out for Game 4 Karl Alzner is out for Game 4
- April 24, 2017

It didn't happen, as everything Babcock warned his players about ultimately materialized in a 5-4 loss that pulled Washington even with Toronto at two games apiece in their first-round matchup. "I think they're fine, they're reacting as true pros", Trotz said of his club. If Washington does survive this marathon of a series, surely the team will be taxed physically, mentally, and emotionally. (more...)
IPL 2017: Chris Gayle to Auction His 10000-Run Landmark Bat
- April 24, 2017

By then, the opening pair had already 122 runs for the first wicket. "Its a special occasion to reach 10,000 runs". Later kishan played a lovely knock 39 runs in just 16 balls by that time it was nearly over for Gujarat Lions . The dashing opener sent Smith out of the park again in the fourth ball over long on as RCB picked 17 runs off the over. Bazza had a chance to cut Gayle's massive IPL night short, but a fashion accessory cost him dearly. (more...)
Benteke comes back to haunt Liverpool Benteke comes back to haunt Liverpool
- April 24, 2017

Palace have now beaten Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool this month, with the nine points gained from unlikely sources more than the difference between them and the bottom three after Hull and Swansea won on Saturday. "It means both full backs go high up the pitch". [Dejan] Lovren gets it all wrong. And Sakho, who has played an important role in Palace's revival, is delighted to have helped them reach the 38 point mark in the table. (more...)
'Next question!' Russell Westbrook in heated confrontation with journo defending Steven Adams 'Next question!' Russell Westbrook in heated confrontation with journo defending Steven Adams
- April 24, 2017

Try and make it against Russell and the rest of the guys. "We just didn't have the will or the want early in the game, and then we rectified that", Houston coach Mike D'Antoni said. Westbrook hit three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter but missed three in the final 35 seconds, twice appearing to lean into defenders to try to draw the foul. (more...)
Mourinho on Burnley win and 'very sad' Ibrahimovic injury Mourinho on Burnley win and 'very sad' Ibrahimovic injury
- April 24, 2017

The result moves Mourinho's Reds within a point of fourth-placed City ahead of Thursday's mouth-watering derby clash at the Etihad Stadium, whereas Sean Dyche's Clarets remain five points off the drop zone. Burnley's sloppy performance continued in the second half with too many unforced errors and misplaced passes preventing them finding a quick way back into the contest. (more...)
Rafael Nadal eases into Monte-Carlo quarters Rafael Nadal eases into Monte-Carlo quarters
- April 24, 2017

Djokovic, meanwhile, battled past Carreno-Busta 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 after a lengthy two hours and 27 minutes on court. Djokovic joined Rafael Nadal in the last eight in Monte Carlo after the 30-year-old nine-time French Open victor demolished highly-rated German Alexander Zverev 6-1 6-1. (more...)
JA Happ exits with apparent injury for Blue Jays against Orioles JA Happ exits with apparent injury for Blue Jays against Orioles
- April 24, 2017

Machado entered his final at bat of the afternoon with just two hits in his last 24 at-bats before going the opposite way on a 1-0 offering from Dermody that hit off the right field foul pole for a two-run homer. Calming down and trying to work collectively and cohesively as a team to work the pitchers and get pitches to hit is the only way to correct the situation, according to Shapiro. (more...)
Michigan football team arrives in Italy Michigan football team arrives in Italy
- April 24, 2017

The Harbaughs — father and son — gave a quick lesson to the refugees about how football is played. Harbaugh has come under fire for some of the unconventional things he's done while at MI, but this trip to Italy seems like a total win for the program, and especially these two players receiving this special honor. (more...)
KKR post 178/7 against Mumbai Indians KKR post 178/7 against Mumbai Indians
- April 24, 2017

The Australian hard-hitting batsman had suffered a very bad injury on his shoulder during KKR's match against Mumbai Indians on Sunday (April 9). Kings XI Punjab, having won all of their games in this year's edition, are likely to play with the same playing XI. (more...)
Chelsea legend Frank Lampard mocks Tottenham at Wembley after 4-2 win Chelsea legend Frank Lampard mocks Tottenham at Wembley after 4-2 win
- April 24, 2017

It is not easy to understand. Antonio Conte's first campaign may end with the league and cup double, but the Chelsea manager says the best is yet to come from a team in "transition". "We are building something important. We know if we keep doing the same things as we're doing now, keep working hard and keep developing ourselves then we'll get there", said the Belgium centre-half. (more...)
Joe Ingles: Joe Ingles dishes 11 assists in Game 4 win Joe Ingles: Joe Ingles dishes 11 assists in Game 4 win
- April 24, 2017

They just felt that Game 5 at Staples Center on Tuesday night could have had a different meaning if they had won this game. As for the Los Angeles Clippers , their effort was led by guard Chris Paul, who finished just a rebound shy of recording a triple-double with 27 points and 12 assists. (more...)
Nash scores victor as Rangers edge Canadiens, even series at 2-2 Nash scores victor as Rangers edge Canadiens, even series at 2-2
- April 24, 2017

After a give-and-go, Mitchell was left with a wide-open tap-in as Lundqvist committed to Weber on his left side. Believe it or not, the Habs played a good 1 period. Unlike Game 2 in Montreal, where the Rangers couldn't protect a one-goal lead late, they got the job done Tuesday night despite almost allowing the equalizer when Habs' defenseman Shea Weber's shot from the point clanked off the post. (more...)
Serena Williams Seemingly Announces She's Pregnant, Then Deletes The '20 Weeks' Snapchat Serena Williams Seemingly Announces She's Pregnant, Then Deletes The '20 Weeks' Snapchat
- April 24, 2017

Serena Williams holds her trophy after defeating her sister Venus during the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia in January. Her absence would leave the chase for the biggest prizes wide open for the likes of Britain's Jo Konta, now the world number seven. "She's already done so much, does she need more?" Alexis posted a link on Facebook to Serena's Reddit post saying, '(She said yes.)'. (more...)
Celtic see off Old Firm rivals Rangers to reach Scottish Cup final Celtic see off Old Firm rivals Rangers to reach Scottish Cup final
- April 24, 2017

The League Champions continued to push for a second before the break, Griffiths went closest with a free-kick but for all their possession, Wes Foderingham remained relatively untested as the first-half ended. He's a special player and with the way we play, to have him as the captain I don't think there could be a better man. "By respecting the opponent we dropped off too much". (more...)
Blue Jackets bring fight against Penguins home to Columbus Blue Jackets bring fight against Penguins home to Columbus
- April 24, 2017

Blue Jackets rookie Zach Werenski was a living embodiment of that phrase on Sunday after taking a puck to the face in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Penguins. Unfortunately for the Blue Jackets , staying healthy might be the most important part of this next game. And yet, when all hope was lost, it was Brandon Dubinsky who came through with the game tying goal. (more...)
Gloves off in French election as Le Pen aide slams Macron
- April 24, 2017

Nigel Farage has launched an extraordinary attack on Marine Le Pen's French presidential election rival Emmanuel Macron. "We must help him (Macron) as much as we can to ensure Le Pen is kept as low as possible", Valls said on France Inter radio. (more...)
Mike Brown is more than capable of leading the Warriors Mike Brown is more than capable of leading the Warriors
- April 24, 2017

Kerr stayed behind at the team hotel for Saturday night's Game 3 at Portland's Moda Center. The reigning National Basketball Association coach of the year still experiences lingering symptoms from complications following two back surgeries after the franchise's run to the 2015 championship. (more...)