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Rajon Rondo Out Indefinitely with Fractured Thumb, Celtics Now Have Hope Rajon Rondo Out Indefinitely with Fractured Thumb, Celtics Now Have Hope
- April 22, 2017

He was a 2-10 record after getting swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2015 and losing to the Atlanta Hawks in six games previous year. The biggest thing I want to be able to do is spread 'em on offense and shoot the ball. Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas shoots during the fourth quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game against the Chicago Bulls, Sunday, April 16, 2017, in Boston. (more...)
Leaves Saturday's game after hit to head Leaves Saturday's game after hit to head
- April 22, 2017

He allowed four goals on 29 shots. It was the 20th goal of the season for Brown. Auston Matthews tacked on an empty-netter for his 40th of the season with 3.4 seconds to go. The team has to wait to see if that game matters. There were nights of futility certainly, including against Crosby and Henrik Zetterberg, and he got hammered in the faceoff circle (46.8 per cent), but generally Matthews held his own while leading all Leaf forwards in garnering nearly 18 minutes per night. (more...)
Atletico end Leicester dream despite Jamie Vardy strike
- April 22, 2017

Shakespeare was proud with the performance but with no European football next season he challenged his players to return Leicester to the competition in the future. Vardy told BT Sport afterwards: "We've given our all, especially in the second half". They made a few blocks on the line which on another day would've gone in. (more...)
Britain's General Election: A Ploy to Stop 'Hard Brexit'?
- April 22, 2017

She said she reached the decision "only recently and reluctantly" as it is necessary "to see us through Brexit and beyond". "That would be in nobody's interest", May said. Under Britain's winner-takes-all electoral system, the party which wins a majority of the 650 seats in the Westminster parliament forms a government and the party leader is formally appointed prime minister by the queen. (more...)
Good squad but pressure on Lions, says All Blacks coach Hansen Good squad but pressure on Lions, says All Blacks coach Hansen
- April 22, 2017

It is the second tour in a row where Hartley will miss out on Lions honours. Telfer coached Scotland in the 1980s and 90s, led the 1983 Lions tour of New Zealand and was also involved in the 1997 tour of South Africa . Ireland and Ulster hooker Rory Best admitted his previous British & Irish Lions tour was not what he had expected the pinnacle of his rugby career to be. (more...)
Dispute over release of Hernandez's brain Dispute over release of Hernandez's brain
- April 22, 2017

By donating Hernandez's brain, his family could be seeking to find if he had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a degenerative brain disease linked to repeated head trauma that has been found in about 100 former National Football League players. (more...)
Tigers notes: Nick Castellanos makes Chris Sale pay in eighth for snub Tigers notes: Nick Castellanos makes Chris Sale pay in eighth for snub
- April 22, 2017

Detroit's gave up five runs in the eighth inning to make a 4-0 lead vanish, but Boston's allowed two runs in the bottom of the eighth as the Tigers pulled out a 6-5 win in their home opener. "We've been battling the last three days". There is a swagger about Castellanos when he picks up a bat. "This is kind of one of those things, when you're going through something that's that hard, it's nearly nice to get back to a normal schedule as much as you can". (more...)
Rockets vs. Thunder first-round playoff preview Rockets vs. Thunder first-round playoff preview
- April 22, 2017

With three of the four regular season games being decided by three points or less ( Houston going 3-1), we are in for some exciting basketball in the near future. The Thunder flew him to Oklahoma City for the ceremony on Wednesday. What makes this series unique is that none of the previous eleven such matchups took place in the first round of the playoffs. (more...)
Thunder: 3 Areas For Improvement From Game 1 Thunder: 3 Areas For Improvement From Game 1
- April 22, 2017

At the half, Westbrook was on pace to achieve the triple double, as he already had accumulated six rebounds and five assists. Everybody in the arena and everybody watching on their televisions , phones, and tablets knew who was going to take the last shot. (more...)
Harry Redknapp named Birmingham City manager Harry Redknapp named Birmingham City manager
- April 22, 2017

The 50-year-old Italian, who took up the reins in December following the controversial sacking of Gary Rowett, faced the media after the match to express his sorrow that he could not fulfil the club's expectations. I will come and live up here until the end of the season and throw myself into it. I would have got fed up sitting around and doing nothing. "It is three games in two weeks, massive games for us, it is a very hard situation we are in but I am looking forward to the challenge", ... (more...)
Tony Pulis: 'Roberto Firmino goal should not have stood'
- April 22, 2017

He was really good, I have to say, really lively, and very important again". "It knocked the stuffing out of us", he said. "I'm happy to help the team out". I've been critical of him, but the last couple of games, he has made a big difference to getting Liverpool to where they are, and all credit to him". (more...)
Champions League 2016/17: AS Monaco 3-1 Borussia Dortmund, 5 Talking Points Champions League 2016/17: AS Monaco 3-1 Borussia Dortmund, 5 Talking Points
- April 22, 2017

While Thomas Tuchel's side can now focus on the Bundesliga, Leonardo Jardim's vibrant, attacking Monaco side can look forward to a clash with a European heavyweight in the last four. "My family is settled and this helps me play better". "Eight days after what happened, it was the worst thing that could happen to us". "We wanted to leave at 7:15 p.m". (more...)
Sergio Ramos hits back at Gerard Pique after cryptic tweet Sergio Ramos hits back at Gerard Pique after cryptic tweet
- April 22, 2017

Barca missed a series of chances on the night, but still never really made Juventus feel uncomfortable. "Juventus are a great team, and were the better team over the tie". It was a result that was very hard to turn around and it wasn't to be. "They deserve to be recognised as it is one of the few times that I have seen the Camp Nou so proud in defeat". (more...)
Phaneuf scores as Senators tie series Phaneuf scores as Senators tie series
- April 22, 2017

For Boston , the ending of the game stuck in many a craw, but the Bruins aren't out of this series by any stretch. "Yeah. I mean, obviously it's the playoffs", Miller said. The penalty on Nash drew the ire of the sellout TD Garden crowd of 17,565, as well as Bruins interim coach Bruce Cassidy. Ryan tipped the puck past Rask off a pass from Kyle Turris . (more...)
Giants eager to get home, on track after rough opening week
- April 22, 2017

Matt Moore pitches a great eight innings and leaves with a three-run lead. Over the last four seasons, he has averaged more than 80 starts per season. Arizona Diamondbacks Yasmany Tomas is greeted by David Peralta after hitting a run in the fifth inning against the Giants. The Giants scored three runs in the fourth on a trio of successive plays at the plate. (more...)
Paul Scholes: My thoughts on Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Man United future Paul Scholes: My thoughts on Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Man United future
- April 22, 2017

Manchester United made tough work of advancing to the semi-finals with two hard-fought contests against Anderlecht, eventuating in a 3-2 aggregate triumph thanks to tonight's last-gasp 2-1 win at Old Trafford. The onus will be on Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial to step up in Ibrahimovic's absence. Rashford rounded Ruben but knocked the ball too wide after an error by Dennis Appiah and Ruben thwarted Ibrahimovic from substitute Fellaini's header. (more...)
Young Cubs Fan Bursts Into Tears When His Dad Gifts Him Titckets Young Cubs Fan Bursts Into Tears When His Dad Gifts Him Titckets
- April 22, 2017

ABC News reported that his name is Kolt Kyler of Pierceton, Ind., and he has never been to Wrigley Field. The video Hines posted went viral and attracted the attention of Cubs third baseman/outfielder Kris Bryant , who chose to make Kolt's day at Wrigley Field extras special. (more...)
Watch Doc Rivers Roast Reporter For 'Dumbest (Question) I've Ever Heard' Watch Doc Rivers Roast Reporter For 'Dumbest (Question) I've Ever Heard'
- April 22, 2017

However, Utah's ingrained ability to roll with the punches proved to be the pivotal factor in Game 1, an attribute that was tested on the first play of the series. We know this is a different season, a different team, just a different year. Like, it's the playoffs. He led the National Basketball Association in Defensive Win Shares (6.0), ranked third in overall Defensive Rating (99.2), 10th in Offensive Win Shares (8.3, ahead of Kevin Durant, Chris Paul and Giannis Antetokounmpo, to give ... (more...)
WestRock Co WRK maintained as Buy By Citigroup
- April 22, 2017

RBC Capital Markets initiated the stock with "Sector Perform" rating in Wednesday, July 22 report. On Monday, June 13 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy". Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 570,435 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $31,453,785.90. (more...)
Teenage driver loses legs after F4 crash Teenage driver loses legs after F4 crash
- April 22, 2017

There's a long, long road ahead, he's going to go through some hard times, but I'm sure with the character he has he'll come through it ". It adds: "Well known in Motorsport for being not only an extremely talented young driver but for also being a truly special 17 year old - loved and admired by his team, fellow competitors, supporters and of course his devoted family ". (more...)