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Antoine Griezmann hands Jose Mourinho fresh hope after dismissing Real Madrid Antoine Griezmann hands Jose Mourinho fresh hope after dismissing Real Madrid
- April 23, 2017

I want the best players in my team, whether they play for the neighbours or live with my aunt". Zidane started the press conference talking about today's game against Atlético Madrid: "We can not be happy today". When pressed on Antoine Griezmann's future, Diego Simeone reveals he is in the dark, but praises his qualities nonetheless. The Frenchman has scored 80 goals and has registered 24 assists since joining Atletico Madrid from Real Sociedad for £25 million. (more...)
Saban on A-Day Game: don't give real opponents any help preparing Saban on A-Day Game: don't give real opponents any help preparing
- April 23, 2017

Outlook: We know Alabama is going to be great defensively, the concern has always been can the offense match the defense and not get caught going several drives in a row not scoring. "Did we protect him?" Then there's a talented group of tailbacks, half of whom are recovering from injuries and unlikely to play in Saturday's spring game at Bryant-Denny Stadium. (more...)
McGinn scores in 2OT as Crunch top IceCaps McGinn scores in 2OT as Crunch top IceCaps
- April 23, 2017

Charles Hudon picked up an assist on both goals. The Crunch were number one in penalty minutes taken this season, and the IceCaps weren't far behind in fourth. Taormina received a pass from Condra at the boards. Lindgren caught a piece of his shot from the point, but the puck trickled behind him and across the goal line. (more...)
Wild Keep Stanley Cup Hopes Alive With Game 4 Win Wild Keep Stanley Cup Hopes Alive With Game 4 Win
- April 23, 2017

Louis. It also took an uncharacteristic blunder from Blues goaltender Jake Allen , who had otherwise been unflappable. "It's a playoff series". Certainly it's a must-win game for the Wild, or else their season is over, but for the Blues , trying a second time to close out the series and on the road this time will be no easy chore. (more...)
Watch NHL Game 2 Online, Team News Watch NHL Game 2 Online, Team News
- April 23, 2017

There's also a steadfast belief that, eventually, they'll do the thing. It was the Blackhawks' best odd-man rush by far. To suffocate any sense of hope the Blackhawks might have. Chris Hine of the Chicago Tribune quoted Patrick Kane on the team's mindset heading into game three on Monday night. The Blackhawks won four of five in the regular season against Nashville . (more...)
Edmonton Oilers vs. San Jose Sharks - 4/20/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction Edmonton Oilers vs. San Jose Sharks - 4/20/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- April 23, 2017

The Sharks entered the playoffs with the lowest ranked power play among the 16 teams in the tournament (25th) and they entered Game 4 converting at just a 7.1 percent clip, failing to capitalize on the 14 minor penalties that the Oilers committed in just three games. (more...)
Dhawan, Williamson Shine in IPL as Hyderabad Posts 191/4 Against Delhi
- April 23, 2017

The wash-up: Both sides will need to pack their bags for their next outing, with the Sunrisers heading to Pune for a clash with the Steve Smith-led Supergiant on Saturday night, before the Delhi Daredevils take on the red-hot Mumbai Indians on Sunday with both teams looking to entrench themselves in the top-four. (more...)
Arsenal Defeat To Crystal Palace Worries Arsene Wenger Arsenal Defeat To Crystal Palace Worries Arsene Wenger
- April 23, 2017

The defeat leaves Arsenal sixth in the Premier League and in huge danger of missing out on Champions League football for the first time since 1997, as they trail fourth placed Manchester City by seven points with a game in hand. "They must be embarrassed by tonight's performance". "They are extremely disappointed and I can understand that, like we all are". They didn't need that tonight, they have enough quality to beat any team and they have been winning for a while. (more...)
Connor McDavid scores first National Hockey League playoff goal Connor McDavid scores first National Hockey League playoff goal
- April 23, 2017

But the Sharks aren't healthy and they aren't hot. "They had the puck all night". They got off to a great start, but couldn't adjust to the Sharks once they got going. "We forechecked them hard and they got caught on some long shifts". "We understand what those guys can do", Pavelski told reporters after the game. (more...)
'Benjamin Button' Ibrahimovic vows to give everything in top-four chase 'Benjamin Button' Ibrahimovic vows to give everything in top-four chase
- April 23, 2017

Lukaku now has 23 goals for the season. Ageless striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic said he felt like film character Benjamin Button after taking his tally for the season to 28 goals in Manchester United's 3-0 win at Sunderland. Sunderland remains bottom having now failed to score in its last seven games, 10 points adrift of safety. Manager Davis Moyes said Larsson's red card for going in on high on Ander Herrera had killed the game. (more...)
Serena Williams Snapchats selfie that suggests she is pregnant Serena Williams Snapchats selfie that suggests she is pregnant
- April 23, 2017

The 23-time grand slam singles champion hinted at a pregnancy early on Thursday (AEST) when she posted a picture of herself in a yellow swimsuit, showing off a prominent bump, on the social media app Snapchat. "She'll enjoy the journey of motherhood, and a little piece of her will be thinking about making a return". The beginning of Williams' maternity leave coincides with the imminent return of two other big names on the tennis stage. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp explains why Liverpool have failed to catch Chelsea Jurgen Klopp explains why Liverpool have failed to catch Chelsea
- April 23, 2017

Klopp's options have dwindled since the victory at the Hawthorns last Sunday, however, with Dejan Lovren his only centre-half to train on Thursday. "Is it about Joe Hart? ". " We will see, I don't know in the moment ". According to The Guardian , the 23-year-old feels the more advanced position he's played frequently this season, which has required more sprints per game, is causing him persistent calf problems that hampered the first few months of his season. (more...)
Rockets Set to Launch Three-Pointers at Thunder Rockets Set to Launch Three-Pointers at Thunder
- April 23, 2017

Yes, more than a Chris Paul, a John Wall, a Russell Westbrook . Even though Westbrook has dazzled with a record-setting amount of triple-doubles this season, as always, we need to be skeptical. While there is certainly more to Westbrook's résumé than just triple-doubles, it is that stat that is at the core of his MVP case. He's facing another player who gets triple-doubles in bunches. (more...)
Pennsylvania lowering flags for late Steelers chairman Dan Rooney Pennsylvania lowering flags for late Steelers chairman Dan Rooney
- April 23, 2017

The team announced his death but details were not immediately available. Rooney's father Art founded the Steelers in 1933 and turned the title of President over to Dan in 1975. "The Rooney Rule and its influence are a tribute to the man, but only one of many". Rooney officially entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000. (more...)
Latos to pitch for Blue Jays against Angels on Friday Latos to pitch for Blue Jays against Angels on Friday
- April 23, 2017

Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons announced Thursday Mat Latos and Casey Lawrence will start for the Jays over the weekend, taking the spots of the injured Aaron Sanchez and J.A. Tulowitzki left Friday night's game against the Angels with right hamstring tightness, and has been put on the shelf with a hamstring strain. The veteran southpaw has had a rough start to begin the 2017 campaign as he now holds an 0-3 record with a 4.50 ERA over 16 innings of work. (more...)
Liverpool forward Mane set for knee surgery, out for season Liverpool forward Mane set for knee surgery, out for season
- April 23, 2017

Our no.10 came on at half-time and changed the game, along with his countryman Roberto Firmino, helping us turn around a 1-0 deficit to win 2-1 - much needed considering Manchester United beat Sunderland . Republic of Ireland global Jonathan Walters broke the deadlock in the first half to leave Liverpool facing a potentially catastrophic defeat in the top-four race. (more...)
After Game 4 loss, Bruins down, and nearly out After Game 4 loss, Bruins down, and nearly out
- April 23, 2017

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Boston is the clear favorite at home, as the Bruins are getting odds of -165 to win, while the Senators are being given a money line of +145 to win. In less than 8 minutes, the Ottawa lead was gone and it was a brand new game once again. That was followed 42 seconds later by Backes' slap shot after he broke through the Senators' defense to swipe the puck and open the ice. (more...)
Durant optimistic of playing in Warriors' Game 3 at Portland Durant optimistic of playing in Warriors' Game 3 at Portland
- April 23, 2017

In the 2nd half, the defense continued to stifle the Trailblazers . They were second this season, giving up a reasonable 101.1 points per 100 possessions as offensive numbers across the league exploded. Draymond Green played out of his mind defensively in Game 1, but last night's defense was more of a team effort. "You've got to defend, especially in the play-offs". (more...)
White Sox Snap Yankees' 8-game Winning Streak White Sox Snap Yankees' 8-game Winning Streak
- April 23, 2017

Not with Gary Sanchez (injured) and Greg Bird (5-for-37) on the roster. The Yankees took a 3-0 lead on a bloop single by Austin Romine with none out in the second. It was not as easy as the numbers suggested. It was the third home run that Covey gave up in his five innings of work. Tim Anderson stroked a single to center to start the inning, but Melky Cabrera followed with a tailor-made grounder to short. (more...)
Chelsea boss Conte: We're in trouble Chelsea boss Conte: We're in trouble
- April 23, 2017

In all, 14 clubs have been represented in the last 10 Premier League teams of the year. "We create our own expectation". Chelsea can try and deny it all they want but they are experiencing an alarming wobble in form. "The team is playing in a good way, with exciting football, scoring goals and conceding not too many ". Commercial work is important to a club, it is very important. (more...)