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Second Half Comeback Gives Rockets 2-0 Series Lead
- April 23, 2017

It's now the postseason, but Westbrook is still going strong in terms of historic triple-doubles. For all of Russ's chucking in the fourth quarter, he was a plus-11 in 41 minutes on the court. Gordon delivered another clutch basket with 1:48 remaining, drilling a 28-footer off a James Harden pass to extend the lead to eight. Meanwhile, the Oklahoma City Thunder will be feeling demoralised with the loss as they were in control for most of the game. (more...)
Ibrahimovic and Rojo facing lengthy spells out with serious knee injuries Ibrahimovic and Rojo facing lengthy spells out with serious knee injuries
- April 23, 2017

Manchester United duo Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo have both been ruled out for the remainder of the season with cruciate knee ligament injuries. Rojo's injury is also a serious bodyblow to United's depleted resources at the back with both England global central defenders Phil Jones and Chris Smalling expected to be out till mid May. (more...)
Game 1 Recap: Jazz lose Gobert, but win thriller Game 1 Recap: Jazz lose Gobert, but win thriller
- April 23, 2017

We'll let you know as soon as we hear or know anything about the injury, of course. The team estimated to have lost more wins this season due to injury watched their defensive anchor and the league leader in blocked shots and defensive real plus-minus crumple to the court. (more...)
Penguins vs. Blue Jackets: Game 4 prediction
- April 23, 2017

His third goal gave the Penguins a 3-0 series lead and pushed Columbus to the brink of elimination. A win in the series against the Penguins would be great, but ultimately a series loss is a series loss. After the game, Werenski showed off his battle wound with a selfie on Twitter under the caption "playoff hockey". His status for Tuesday's game is unknown. (more...)
Goffin beats Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo semifinals Goffin beats Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo semifinals
- April 23, 2017

After Ramos-Vinolas stormed through the second set, Murray built a 4-0 advantage in the third set, dropping just three points in doing so. Veteran Tommy Haas , the oldest player in the draw at 39, ousted Frenchman Benoit Paire 6-2, 6-3 to set up a meeting with ninth-seeded Tomas Berdych in the second round . (more...)
Ajax Amsterdam v Schalke 04 Ajax Amsterdam v Schalke 04
- April 23, 2017

The goalkeeper formed a string of excellent saves in the 2nd half to maintain his side in using a chance ahead of next week's return in Gelsenkirchen. "Was this the greatest Ajax [played] under my direction?" Tonight I might have most appreciated the co-operation involving the supporters as well as the team. (more...)
Hamilton wins Chinese Grand Prix despite terrible track conditions
- April 23, 2017

Vettel fought back to finish second though and ensure he is now tied with Hamilton on 43 points at the top of the table. "The signs point to another furious battle between Mercedes and Ferrari but with rain forecast for race day, Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo could fancy his chances after qualifying fifth". (more...)
Elmohamady discusses Hull strategy to avoid relegation Elmohamady discusses Hull strategy to avoid relegation
- April 23, 2017

To take points away, and at home, we need to improve. "When we start the game like we did, it's not easy to change the situation". We've come through a period that was arguably our most testing of the season in terms of fixtures. Xherdan Shaqiri's stunning 30-yard strike capped a Stoke victory that eased their relegation fears and left Hull still looking nervously over their shoulder after another fruitless away day. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp relieved by Liverpool win at West Brom Jurgen Klopp relieved by Liverpool win at West Brom
- April 23, 2017

Maybe then I would have felt okay, but now it's done. "You can always do better but we learned already in the game". The post Liverpool Edge West Brom, Boost EPL Top Four Chances appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria . West Bromwich - Jurgen Klopp singled out much-derided Simon Mignolet for special praise after the goalkeeper stood firm in the face of a West Bromwich Albion barrage to help grind out a priceless 1-0 away win. (more...)
Twins Begin Series In Detroit Tomorrow Twins Begin Series In Detroit Tomorrow
- April 23, 2017

Orioles 2, Blue Jays 1: Orioles closer Zach Britton escaped a nervy ninth inning, and Baltimore handed the Toronto its sixth straight loss. And battery mate James McCann provided the Tigers' punch with his third home run of the season in a 2-1 win. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Ruled Out For Rest Of The Season After Horrific Injury Zlatan Ibrahimovic Ruled Out For Rest Of The Season After Horrific Injury
- April 23, 2017

Some players don't understand what I want but Marcus I trust. Mourinho's affection for the United youngster is obvious whenever he speaks of his player's attitude, performance and contribution. Marcus Rashford's extra-time goal helped United advance to the semis where they'll meet La Liga's Celta Vigo. Ibrahimovic has made 28 appearances for United this season, scoring 17 goals in his first year at the club. (more...)
Smith to start for Cavs; Pacers make lineup change in Game 3
- April 23, 2017

Smith didn't play in the second half of Game 2 because Cleveland's medical staff decided it was better for him to rest than risk making his injury worse. "You could play 30 seconds or 30 minutes and it could be the biggest 30 seconds you ever played". "That's an unbelievable thing to go through at this point in time in your career and life", Smith said. (more...)
Rockies do something that hasn't been done since 1950 Rockies do something that hasn't been done since 1950
- April 23, 2017

According to STATS Insights, via Anthony Masterston of the Purple Dinosaur Podcast, it was the first time a NL team had hit a grand slam and an inside-the-park home run had been hit in the same inning since 1950. The Rockies are 6-0 in their last six home games when facing a left-handed starter and are a ideal 5-0 in their last five games when their opponent scores five runs or more in its previous game. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic ruled out for rest of season after horrific injury Zlatan Ibrahimovic ruled out for rest of season after horrific injury
- April 23, 2017

Rooney himself has only just returned to fitness after an ankle injury but Mourinho preferred to bring Anthony Martial on to replace Ibrahimovic against Anderlecht. The loss of Rojo leaves manager Jose Mourinho short of cover at the back as the Argentina international's fellow central defenders Phil Jones and Chris Smalling are also injured. (more...)
Ibrahimovic future in doubt after 'significant' knee injury Ibrahimovic future in doubt after 'significant' knee injury
- April 23, 2017

Ibrahimovic landed awkwardly when challenging for the ball during the Europa League quarter-final second-leg win over Anderlecht and was forced off the pitch while Rojo was replaced on 23 minutes after colliding with a visiting player. But given his age and a lack of any formal guarantee concerning his future at Old Trafford, his knee injury could signal the end of his time with the club. (more...)
Champions League: Monaco Charge Into Semi-Finals After Vibrant Win Against Dortmund Champions League: Monaco Charge Into Semi-Finals After Vibrant Win Against Dortmund
- April 23, 2017

The visitors grew increasingly ragged as the minutes passed and conceded a third goal in the 81st minute, scored by Valere Germain seconds after he came on as a substitute for Mbappe. The last French side to reach the Champions League semifinals was Lyon in 2010, while Marseille is the only French side to win the competition, in 1993. (more...)
UNC Basketball: Justin Jackson Declares For Draft, Signs Agent UNC Basketball: Justin Jackson Declares For Draft, Signs Agent
- April 23, 2017

On the Tar Heels' way to the championship, Jackson led the team with 19.5 points per tournament game, and finishes his career with 239 points in the NCAA Tournament . The Tar Heels were up consistently throughout the game, and a last minute surge from the Ducks brought OR within one before North Carolina secured an offensive rebound and ran out the clock to win 77-76. (more...)
Ramos-Vinolas Stuns Murray in Monte Carlo Ramos-Vinolas Stuns Murray in Monte Carlo
- April 23, 2017

Novak Djokovic , playing his first match on clay since winning the French Open a year ago, was kept on court for more than 2 1/2 hours by Frenchman Gilles Simon. Murray was in big trouble at 0-40 in game nine, but ultimately held his nerve - and serve - to break his losing streak. Zverev will be disappointed with his showing and gifted his opponent too many cheap points, but Nadal's speed and precision was too good for the World No. (more...)
Duffy pitches gem as Royals beat Angels 7-1 Duffy pitches gem as Royals beat Angels 7-1
- April 23, 2017

In this one the Angels managed just six hits, all singles. "A tough lefty on the mound", Moustakas said. "They have two of the best three-and-four hitters you'll face in a year with (Mike) Trout and (Albert) Pujols". He enters with a 2-0 record on the year, though he has allowed three runs on seven hits in five total innings. "We have a lot of confidence with what we do in the batter's box, but the last week has been a little spotty", Manager Mike Scioscia said. (more...)
IPL 10: Umesh four-for helps KKR restrict Kings XI to 170/9 IPL 10: Umesh four-for helps KKR restrict Kings XI to 170/9
- April 23, 2017

Trying to whip a delivery outside off stump down the leg side, Amla top-edged to Gautam Gambhir at extra cover for an easy catch. The away side were off to a flying start with openers Manan Vohra (28) and Hashim Amla (25) milking the likes of Trent Boult and Umesh for seven fours and a six. (more...)