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Sports Atlanta Falcons release 2017 season
Author: 0 Atlanta Falcons release 2017 season

Packers-Panthers, Bengals-Vikings, Eagles-Giants and Falcons-Bucs should be fun, assuming most of those teams are fighting for playoff spots, but real beauty comes with the Patriots' trip to Pittsburgh for a late-afternoon game on Sunday, Dec.

Author: 0 Gortat expecting 'furious' Howard in Game 2

As soon as Beal let the ball fly, Wall raised both arms in celebration. But even in foul trouble, the Wizards' small lineup responded with an explosive fourth quarter, outscoring Atlanta 35-23. He's a big part of our team, and when he defends he helps us. The Hawks rely on their 3-point shooting to generate offense. Washington won three of the four regular-season meetings.

Sports Warriors take 2-0 series lead on Blazers, win without Durant
Author: 0 Warriors take 2-0 series lead on Blazers, win without Durant

Although Steve Kerr acknowledges that injuries happen during National Basketball Association games, he is still hopeful to have "a healthy line-up" by then. "We've got to be ready, to be prepared, for their punch", Washington's Otto Porter said of bracing for a desperate Atlanta approach to Game 2. The Warriors pushed the Blazers nearly immediately, knocking them on their heels with a 15-point first-quarter lead.

Author: 0 Wall scores playoff-best 32 as Wizards beat Hawks in Game 1

He's the most mild-mannered person that I've been around that has a competitive spirit. "So I just rise up and shoot it". WASHINGTON - After John Wall told Markieff Morris what to expect in his National Basketball Association playoff debut, the Washington Wizards' All-Star guard showed everyone his postseason best.

Author: 0 NFL Draft 2017: Buffalo Bills 'very serious' about drafting QB at 10

He led the Seahawks to the playoffs in his first season as starter but lasted just one more year in Seattle before moving on to Cincinnati. Whether that's LSU safety, Jamal Adams , Clemson quarterback, Deshaun Watson , or even North Carolina quarterback, Mitch Trubisky.

Author: 0 Rays vs Red Sox Preview: Rays hope to split series with Boston

With all the hype surrounding the young outfielder, Benintendi has remained poised, hitting a home run on opening day and having two three-hit performances thus far. Ramirez reached on a walk and ran hard to second, taking the turn before he came up limping. Longoria's RBI single tied it in the third before Sale escaped a bases-loaded jam by striking out Derek Norris with a sharp slider in the dirt.

Sports West Ham United need to avoid 'do-or-die' situation, says Slaven Bilic
Author: 0 West Ham United need to avoid 'do-or-die' situation, says Slaven Bilic

Ozil netted on 58 minutes with his first goal for the Gunners since December 10. Lost to a team Slaven Bilic in the past, "Chelsea" matches - 1: 2, "Bournemouth" - 2: 3, "Lester" - 2: 3 and "Hull" - 1: 2. "I'm sure the manager will have a plan in motion and who knows - we have done it in the past", said the 28-year-old. "I have never questioned the mentality of the team, its just when you go through a hard period the confidence and happiness goes quickly and comes back slowly".

Author: 0 Hamilton takes no solace in second place

The two teams had been very evenly matched in race pace but Ferrari's aggressive pit strategy gave Vettel the advantage, and when Hamilton pitted under the safety vehicle he was too slow into the pit entry and took a five-second penalty. "The factory has come alive - hopefully the success in the last few races helps us". The Finnish driver started on pole position but was unable to open up a gap due to his tyre pressures being too high in the opening stint.

Author: 0 US, Mexico, Canada Bid Together to Host Tournament

US Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati, Mexico's Decio De Maria and Canada's Victor Montagliani announced the unified bid, which would represent the first time three nations jointly host a FIFA competition. Other countries thinking about bidding in the 2026 cup include Morocco and Algeria. Africa, whose only World Cup was in South Africa in 2010, however, would be able to bid and Morocco is the most likely candidate.

Sports Tianjin Quanjian still interested in signing Diego Costa
Author: 0 Tianjin Quanjian still interested in signing Diego Costa

The Spain worldwide was heavily linked with a move to China's lucrative top flight in January but chose to stay at Stamford Bridge. NAIJ.com understands that Tianjin Quanjia have come back with an offer to make Costa the highest paid player in the world on £34 million a year after tax.

Author: 0 Thunder's Westbrook focused on playoffs, not historic season

Mayfield dismissed comparisons to Westbrook, but did admit that they shared some of the same mentality. (He does, by the way.) It's all part of the complexity of Westbrook, his public lifestyle alongside his privatized emotional makeup. In one corner: Oklahoma City's Westbrook, who averaged the league's second ever triple-double with dizzying numbers of 31.6 points per game, 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists for the Thunder.

Sports Eli Manning insists he did nothing wrong in memorabilia suit
Author: 0 Eli Manning insists he did nothing wrong in memorabilia suit

I have no reason to do anything of that nature. Recently, the CEO of Steiner Sports, Brandon Steiner, had Manning's back, saying that he's "someone I would say I trust my children with". "That is it. Eli", Manning wrote to Skiba, according to the documents. "I think my track record of how I handled myself since I've been here in NY since 2004 speaks for itself .

Sports Facebook killer takes his own life as police close in
Author: 0 Facebook killer takes his own life as police close in

The chase lasted two miles before Stephens took his own life, police said. Stephens kept posting on Facebook hours before his account was eventually shut down. He then tried to buy some time for police by telling Stephens his fries "were going to be a minute". The company has since announced it is launching a review for reporting harmful content.

Sports Jon Jones as confident as ever while serving latest UFC ban
Author: 0 Jon Jones as confident as ever while serving latest UFC ban

It seems as if his commitments now lie elsewhere, and showed just how classy he is by praising Cormier, as well as Jon Jones who was in attendance to watch the fight. I'm not all that interested in the "Shogun" fight though because a victory over him doesn't really do any good to my goals. "I want to do something besides going to the gym everyday punching and kicking and rolling around with another dude".

Author: 0 How to watch Hawks, Wizards Game 2

Michael Falgoust (a must-follow for the series) tweeted several examples of Howard's soft coverage on the ball handler that led to wide-open pull-up shots for John Wall from midrange, his bread and butter. Both teams shot an eye-covering 33.3 percent from the field. "The difference in the game was we were playing basketball and they were playing MMA", Millsap said , according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Sports Russell's HR caps 4-run 9th as Cubs top Brewers 7-4
Author: 0 Russell's HR caps 4-run 9th as Cubs top Brewers 7-4

Russell's second homer of the season helped Chicago take two of three from Milwaukee after dropping the series opener Monday. The Cubs came from 6-2 down to get past the Milwaukee Brewers 9-7 and back to winning ways on Tuesday . "We just have to figure out the best way to deploy it". "There's been a lot going on, a lot of outside factors pushing against us", said Hendricks, who is fighting his own mechanical and velocity issues.

Author: 0 Predators nip Blackhawks in OT for 3-0 series lead

Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg (9), of Sweden, celebrates after scoring a goal against Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford during the third period in Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Monday , . But the Predators are suddenly the league's hottest team after a flashy regular season, threatening to sweep the Blackhawks (repeat that and let it sink in) thanks to otherworldly confidence in moving the puck and making plays on a moment's notice.

Sports Trump extends private-sector health care program for vets
Author: 0 Trump extends private-sector health care program for vets

It allows ailing veterans at the Phoenix VA to go to one of 24 "MinuteClinics" operated by CVS for treatment of minor illnesses and injuries. "The veterans have poured out their sweat and blood and tears for this country for so long, and it's time that they're recognized, and it's time that we now take care of them, and take care of them properly", the president said before signing the legislation.

Sports NCAA hockey regional to return in 2019
Author: 0 NCAA hockey regional to return in 2019

The 2018 Regionals will be held the weekend of March 23-25 and the 2019 Regionals will take place March 29-31. The facility holds 8,420 for hockey and is the home of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms of the AHL, the NHL's top minor-league system. The NCAA hockey selection process for the 16-team field is a cold and lifeless computer model that is well-known and followed completely. The city bid for the hosting rights earlier this year.

Sports Jeter, Jeb join forces in bid to buy Marlins
Author: 0 Jeter, Jeb join forces in bid to buy Marlins

Loria is asking $1.6 billion for the team, but a source familiar with the bidding process said he believes the highest suitor likely will end up paying about $1 billion. Jeter carries obvious baseball cachet and Jeb's brother George W. was a well-liked part-owner of the Texas Rangers for a number of years. The person confirmed the partnership on condition of anonymity because Jeter and Bush have not commented.

Author: 0 Blue Jackets beat Penguins 5-4 to avoid sweep

It was confirmed on Monday morning that Werenski suffered a facial fracture when he blocked the shot, and he's out for the remainder of the postseason as a result. The Columbus Blue Jackets ensured Tuesday would not be their elimination night with a 5-4 win over the reigning Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins.

Sports Patriots sign Super Bowl hero Butler, may trade him
Author: 0 Patriots sign Super Bowl hero Butler, may trade him

Butler was the center of talks between the New Orleans Saints and the Patriots ahead of the blockbuster trade that sent star receiver Brandin Cooks to New England. As the draft gets closer it will be worth watching Butler as the Patriots have no picks in the first two rounds and Butler could be on another team to start the season.

Author: 0 Irving scores 37, Cavs hold on to beat Pacers 117-111

Cleveland is 12-0 when starting 2-0 in the postseason. It was an abysmal 51.9 percent clip that probably should have cost Tyronn Lue's group an opening game loss. The Cavs were just 14 of 27, the kind of performance that often comes back to bite a team - and almost did. On Monday, he scored 13 points in 26 minutes, but he picked up four personal fouls.

Author: 0 Mark Cuban: Adam Silver said Tony Romo contract wouldn't be honored

It wouldn't be the first time a sports team has honored a former player or celebrity by signing them to a faux contract like this, but what we didn't know was that Mark Cuban actually wanted Romo to get into the game. " Dallas has meant so much to me and my family", Romo said after his Tuesday morning shoot-around. So Romo's Mavericks career ended the same way as his Cowboys career, with him on the bench watching his team lose.

Sports Middlesbrough midfielder Adam Clayton: You have to keep believing
Author: 0 Middlesbrough midfielder Adam Clayton: You have to keep believing

The Teesside outfit find themselves six points from safety with just six games of the season remaining having extended their winless run to 15 matches with a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Arsenal on Monday night . Clayton said: "It is hard to come out of games like that". Gibson only signed a new long-term contract last summer but Boro know they'll have no chance of keeping hold of him if they go down while a move could still be on the cards even if the Teeside club manage to avoid the drop.

Author: 0 Palace holds Leicester, Man City runs over The Saints

Allardyce, predictably, made no changes to the eleven that started Monday's impressive 3-0 victory over Arsene Wenger's side, Palace's fifth win in six games and one that moved them six points clear of the bottom three. Leicester: Kasper Schmeichel 6, Danny Simpson 5, Robert Huth 7, Yohan Benalouane 6, Christian Fuchs 7, Marc Albrighton 6, Andy King 6, Wilfred Ndidi 6, Riyad Mahrez 8, Jamie Vardy 8, Leonardo Ulloa 6.

Author: 0 Charlotte Hornets: New Hope for Carmelo Trade?

If you haven't caught this morning tea, then here it is: Knicks player Carmelo Anthony and his wife La La are separated! The website says she moved out of the family's home last week and has her own place in NY. National Basketball Association star Carmelo , 32, and La La, 37, were married in 2010. As TMZ points out, the problem is it seems likely Carmelo will have to get out of Dodge, because just last week Knicks President Phil Jackson said it was time for him to find another home.

Author: 0 Tip-in by Ryan lifts Senators over Bruins 4-3 in overtime

In overtime, on a night where the whistles were essentially put away late, Ottawa got a gift power play as the officials somehow seemed fit to call Riley Nash with the retaliation after a play where Ryan could have easily been whistled as well with coincidental minors, or even Ryan going off solo.

Author: 0 Wenger paise as Ozil rescues sloppy Arsenal

Wenger conceded: "You could see we were not playing with full confidence during some moments in the game but overall we wanted to win". Arsene Wenger looks poised to revert to a flat back four when Arsenal face Manchester City in the FA Cup semi-final showdown at Wembley on Sunday.

Sports Spurs put end to Grizzlies' comeback
Author: 0 Spurs put end to Grizzlies' comeback

Conley shouldn't be playing that poorly in a big playoff game against an opposing point guard who's actually washed up. He also made all 19 of his free-throw attempts. After the defeat, Grizzlies coach David Fizdale blasted the officials of Monday night's game - claiming they never gave his team a chance. "Take that for data".

Sports Patty Mills expects Memphis to be more physical in Game 2
Author: 0 Patty Mills expects Memphis to be more physical in Game 2

Ahead 52-49 at halftime, the Silver and Black were up 74-64 with 1:53 left in the third quarter when they blew the game open with a 19-0 run that gave them a 93-64 lead with 8:50 remaining. Name SearchWatch Service' Tony Parker . However, Grizzlies team well practised and they aimed to win this game against Spurs. That defensive pressure was like watching a game from 2011, unfortunately that little snippet was the only thing reminiscent of that 2011 series .

Author: 0 Bayern faces tough task to beat Real Madrid at Bernabeu

Sporting Gijon, who came into this match five points from safety, put in a superb performance and, therefore, should consider themselves unlucky not to have left with at least a point. With the team we have, we can do damage to any side - our DNA at Real Madrid is to fight to the end and we have done that. With the usual trio missing the trip to 18th-place Sporting, the likes of Marco Asensio, Lucas Vasquez, Alvaro Morata and Mariano likely will be called upon.

Author: 0 Palace humiliates Arsenal, Pressure mounts on Wenger

Another yelled out that Ozil's fellow German Shkodran Mustafi should "go back to Germany". The sixth-placed Gunners needed three points to keep them in the hunt for Champions League qualification, but the defeat leaves them seven points off the pace.