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Horn: I hope Pacquiao stays 'cocky' Horn: I hope Pacquiao stays 'cocky'
- April 23, 2017

Horn, a 29-year-old former schoolteacher, will meet boxing icon and current WBO champion Pacquiao at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium. "I'll now be training four-five hours a day plus doing video work, watching Pacquiao's recent fights, " he said . (more...)
Chelsea beat Bournemouth 3-1 to maintain 7-point lead Chelsea beat Bournemouth 3-1 to maintain 7-point lead
- April 23, 2017

These two sides have never played out a draw. "This race is open". "Tottenham are stronger than last season, it's important we understand this". "Also, Diego won in the past and he has good experience". "I think that the first goal , Diego provoked it and he played a good game and fought a lot for the team with good commitment", Conte told BT Sport. (more...)
Predicted XI to face Arsenal in the FA Cup Predicted XI to face Arsenal in the FA Cup
- April 23, 2017

While Champions League qualification is nearly assured, the Catalan was hired to win trophies and see them emerge as major power players in Europe and not finish third in the league. City's 4-0 thrashing at Everton in January was the heaviest league defeat suffered by Guardiola in his glittering managerial career, while their Champions League last 16 exit against Monaco was the earliest he had bowed out of that tournament. (more...)
Derby hero Griezmann won't rule out Real Madrid move Derby hero Griezmann won't rule out Real Madrid move
- April 23, 2017

Griezmann however, went on to add that; "I won't rule anything out, but I'm happy at Atletico and hopefully I can stay here". According to L'Equipe , the La Liga giants are prepping what they have called "The Secret Plan" for the summer of 2018 - bringing in Griezmann to act as Cristiano Ronaldo's long-term replacement. (more...)
Westbrook's triple-double leads Thunder past Rockets 115-113 Westbrook's triple-double leads Thunder past Rockets 115-113
- April 23, 2017

The incident occurred Friday night when the Rockets played in Oklahoma City . Beverley exchanged words with the fan after the game. Russell Westbrook figured out that he didn't have to do it all. "We've got to come out with some dog in us", Harden said. Westbrook followed with his first 3-point attempt of the game. Westbrook's second missed free throw in the waning seconds had kept the door open for the Rockets, who had tied it at 111-111 with 52 seconds to play on a Harden three-pointer. (more...)
Mats Zuccarello: Mats Zuccarello scores twice, Rangers advance Mats Zuccarello: Mats Zuccarello scores twice, Rangers advance
- April 23, 2017

St. Louis Blues' Magnus Paajarvi (56) is swarmed from teammates Vladimir Sobotka (71), Joel Edmundson (6), and Colton Parayko (55) after scoring the game-winning shot during overtime in Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the Minnesota Wild , Saturday, April 22, 2017, in St. (more...)
French overseas territories begin voting for new president
- April 23, 2017

Interior Minister Matthias Fekl said 50,000 police, gendarmes and soldiers would be deployed during the election to guarantee security in 67,000 polling stations across the country. The top two candidates from Sunday's vote in Paris will progress to a winner-takes-all May 7 runoff. Therefore, I'm going to change my intention and I'm going to cast a useful vote. (more...)
Funny Real Madrid Memes: Relive Real Madrid's Victory
- April 23, 2017

We have been shafted in the truest sense of the word", fumed Rummenigge during the team banquet. However, the Portuguese's second and third goals were offside, whilst visitors Bayern had Arturo Vidal sent off five minutes from the end of normal time. (more...)
Hawks missing Millsap, Bazemore against Cavaliers Hawks missing Millsap, Bazemore against Cavaliers
- April 23, 2017

The Thunder guard finished with 23 points and 12 rebounds, but eight assists as his teammates missed several shots after getting a dish from their MVP candidate. "When you allow teams to stick around, that's what happens". "Those games will get a whole bigger meaning at the end of the season with home-court advantage [on the line] which is what we are trying to accomplish here", Ilyasova added. (more...)
Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson retires after Daniel Cormier retains title at UFC 210 Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson retires after Daniel Cormier retains title at UFC 210
- April 23, 2017

The champ revealed Johnson's coach said their fighter had worked out extensively and hardly lost an weight according to the scale, yet he ultimately came in at an odd number of 203.8 pounds, 1.2 pounds under the title fight limit. "When you get your academics together, then you can come back to the classroom". "At this point anymore it doesn't (matter)", Cormier said. Cormier then turned his attention to former champion Jon Jones, who as also in attendance. (more...)
Bartra released from hospital Bartra released from hospital
- April 23, 2017

German broadcaster ARD cited a report commissioned by investigators as saying there were " significant doubts " that letters claiming responsibility for an attack on the bus of soccer team Borussia Dortmund were written by Islamists. The win means Leipzig, in their first top-flight campaign, are now guaranteed a top-four finish and a crack at the Champions League next season. Hoffenheim were 2-0 up after Adam Szalai's double but Gladbach fought back to level at halftime. (more...)
Minnesota Wild unable to beat hot goalie Jake Allen, Blues take Minnesota Wild unable to beat hot goalie Jake Allen, Blues take
- April 23, 2017

The Blues' goalie was outstanding for the third consecutive game, making 40 saves and Jaden Schwartz had the go-ahead goal in the second period to give the Blues a 3-1 win over the Wild on Sunday for a 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. (more...)
Real Madrid vs. Atletico, Juventus vs. Monaco in Champions League semis Real Madrid vs. Atletico, Juventus vs. Monaco in Champions League semis
- April 23, 2017

The other tie sees Ligue 1 leaders Monaco take on Italian champions Juventus. Diego Simeone's team had nearly grabbed the cup twice in 2014 and 2016, but the two finals turned out to be Real's coronations. "They might concede a lot of goals, but they score a lot too". "They don't have anything to lose and the pressure will be all on our shoulders". "It will be a matter of revenge, clearly", he said. (more...)
Special teams sink Sharks in Game 2 loss to Oilers Special teams sink Sharks in Game 2 loss to Oilers
- April 23, 2017

Not only did the Sharks not capitalize, but their time with the man advantage in Game 2 did more harm than good. A raucous sellout crowd rocked Rogers Place , but went home disappointed when the San Jose Sharks beat the Oilers , 3-2, on an overtime goal by Melker Karlsson. (more...)
Walcott says Arsenal let down Wenger as well as the fans Walcott says Arsenal let down Wenger as well as the fans
- April 23, 2017

That was Arsene Wenger's first major error on the night. He continued, explaining the defeat by saying; "Offensively we couldn't finish". The fans were furious as Wenger's side hit a new low in south London when struggling Palace condemned them to their heaviest Premier League season defeat. (more...)
M's have one more shot at Ichiro & Marlins for series win M's have one more shot at Ichiro & Marlins for series win
- April 23, 2017

Hernandez (2-1) wasn't sharp. In his first two starts this season, Chen allowed seven hits in each start. He hit a home run! JC Ramirez (2-2) allowed three runs on six hits with a career-high nine strikeouts in 5 1-3 innings. The ball ricocheted and struck umpire Mark Wegner square in the mask. Thousands of them stood and roared with approval Wednesday, after Ichiro Suzuki socked one over the Safeco Field wall in what may have been his last at-bat in Seattle. (more...)
NBA Playoffs 2017: Rockets vs. Thunder Game 1 live stream NBA Playoffs 2017: Rockets vs. Thunder Game 1 live stream
- April 23, 2017

But in all seriousness, that stat-line is absurd. He was seen shooting during warmups for the past two regular-season games, and he's walking with no apparent limp. "It was good to now get it over with", Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said. And now the Rockets are the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference going into the playoffs. (more...)
Derek Carr: Derek Carr: "I'm ready to do absolutely everything"
- April 23, 2017

His job as the on-field leader of the Raiders remains the same whether the Raiders are playing in Oakland, Las Vegas, London or on the road - win football games. Carr later clarified his comments on Twitter early Tuesday and professed his love for Raiders fans near and far. But as NFL Network's Kevin Patra notes, Lynch's leverage would only increase if the Raiders are unable to find a viable running back option in the draft. (more...)
Steelers In Attendance For Mo Alie-Cox's Tuesday Workout Steelers In Attendance For Mo Alie-Cox's Tuesday Workout
- April 23, 2017

Alie-Cox just finished his fifth and final season playing at VCU. He is scheduled to graduate with a master's degree in criminal justice on May 13th. NFL Media's Ian Rapoport previously reported that Alie-Cox was determined by the NFL to be an undrafted free agent , since his draft class would have been 2016's. (more...)
Champions League and Europa League Semifinal fixtures Released Champions League and Europa League Semifinal fixtures Released
- April 23, 2017

The Red devils are hoping to win the competition and qualify automatically for the Champions league next season. There was also an additional draw to define whether the victor of semi-final 1 or semi-final 2 is considered, for administrative purposes, the home team in the final. (more...)