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Sports Warriors rout Trail Blazers to complete series sweep
Author: 0 Warriors rout Trail Blazers to complete series sweep

Curry said the performance should be a blueprint for the rest of the playoffs. "You might need to force the issue". The Hawks, on the other hand, got a team effort all around and have plenty to build on moving into Game 5. All five Warriors starters scored in double figures, with Stephen Curry scoring 37 points to lead the way. "We wanted to finish the series here", said Thompson, who scored 16 of his 18 points in the first half.

Sports Cahill pushing for return for Chelsea against Southampton
Author: 0 Cahill pushing for return for Chelsea against Southampton

Jose Mourinho's United bought Paul Pogba for a world record fee of £89million and Pep Guardiola's City made big outlays on players including £50m defender John Stones. "Our plan was this", Conte said. "In the last 30 minutes I chose to put on Eden and Diego and then Cesc who was also very important for us", he added.

Author: 0 Nene's 28 lead Rockets past Thunder for 3-1 series lead

During Sunday's postgame news conference, when the Oklahoman's Berry Tramel attempted to ask Steven Adams about the Thunder's drop-offs in execution and productivity when Russell Westbrook is on the bench, Westbrook interrupted. Nene doesn't go to Houston if Andrew Bogut opts to be traded to Rockets instead of Mavs when Warriors gave him a choice. Jimmy Butler had 33 points and nine assists for the Bulls.

Sports Watch Giants Score Three Runs On Dribbler Back To Diamondbacks Pitcher
Author: 0 Watch Giants Score Three Runs On Dribbler Back To Diamondbacks Pitcher

Parker got a single on the pl. The manager was more optimistic than ever, but not wholly convinced, that Posey would be activated from the 7-day concussion list when eligible on Tuesday. "Obviously it's a scary moment". That's part of what you come to expect (after a hit to the head). Home run king Barry Bonds was among those in attendance.

Author: 0 LEADING OFF: Pedroia set to return, Bundy emerging for O's

There is no mutiny between the Boston second baseman and his teammates after Matt Barnes went head hunting on Machado on Sunday, as many speculated following the wild weekend in Baltimore. "If you're going to protect guys, you do it the right away". The Orioles and Red Sox with meet again at Fenway Park on May 1 to open up a four-game series.

Author: 0 West Ham and Everton in dour goalless draw

Everton drew 0-0 away at West Ham United in what was a mostly boring game where the Toffees were quite underwhelming and barely deserving of that point. A clumsy miskick from Adrian, making his first Premier League start since November, nearly gifted Everton the lead after failing to clear the ball under the challenge of Kevin Mirallas.

Author: 0 Derek Jeter, Jeb Bush buy Marlins

There are still some details to work through, plus Major League Baseball and the other owners have to give approval, so the sale is not final. Sounds like a Magic Johnson situation. Jeter, 42, lives in Tampa and is expected to take an active role in operations of the team. Jared Kushner is the son-in-law of President Donald Trump.

Sports Marcus Smart has flawless response to Jimmy Butler's trash talk
Author: 0 Marcus Smart has flawless response to Jimmy Butler's trash talk

That is what he does. I don't think he's about that. Butler's battle with Smart has taken on added significance in the past few days with the players trading barbs. While speaking with reporters after the game, he referred to Smart as a "great actor" and went as far as to say that he doesn't think Smart is "about that life".

Sports Rockets' Harden will play in Game 5 despite sore ankle
Author: 0 Rockets' Harden will play in Game 5 despite sore ankle

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook on Sunday drew a line in the sand rebuffing the disparagement of teammates, offering a statement of support and solidarity in the aftermath of another come-from-ahead defeat in Game 4 . The Thunder are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Spurs won three of the four regular season match-ups with Houston, but according to CBS Sports NBA writer Matt Moore the ...

Sports Serena posts heartfelt baby message on fiance's birthday
Author: 0 Serena posts heartfelt baby message on fiance's birthday

We can't wait either - and we reckon her little one is going to be an absolute tennis star! Serena Williams is briefly back at No. 1 in the WTA rankings, despite not playing a match since January. Overtaking Australia's Margaret Court for the all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles crowns - Williams is on 23 - is also "a determining factor" in her motivation to plough on, the Frenchman said.

Sports Serena thanks unborn baby after returning to world number one
Author: 0 Serena thanks unborn baby after returning to world number one

Ohanian, the co-founder and current executive chairman of Reddit, shared his own post with a drawing of him and Williams done up as Reddit Snoos, the mascot of the site. Williams, whose fiancé is white, wrote on Instagram Monday afternoon, "It disappoints me to know we live in a society where people like Ilie Nastase can make such racist comments towards myself and unborn child".

Sports Malcolm Butler rumors: Saints have deal, but trade unlikely
Author: 0 Malcolm Butler rumors: Saints have deal, but trade unlikely

The move allows the Patriots to trade Butler, possibly for the New Orleans Saints' No. 32 pick. According to Sports Illustrated's Monday Morning Quarterback , sending draft picks to the Patriots then giving Butler a hefty contract is "less attractive than it once seemed" for the Saints.

Sports Giants get Garett Bolles in Mocking The Draft's final mock draft
Author: 0 Giants get Garett Bolles in Mocking The Draft's final mock draft

But not with the third overall pick . There are two benefits from this strategy. Or does the franchise finally take the plunge to develop a first round quarterback for the long term good of the franchise? Answer: Derek Barnett. In a flawless world where all of your picks pan out, drafting multiple positions each draft would be a fantastic approach. Cabot offers a full report with in-depth analysis , including why this might the right time for Cleveland to take a chance on a ...

Sports Busch and Gibbs team hope for breakthrough at Bristol
Author: 0 Busch and Gibbs team hope for breakthrough at Bristol

Mike Conley set a franchise postseason record with 35 points, and Gasol finished with 16 points after shooting 5 of 12 for the game. Chase Elliott , Martin Truex Jr., Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano round out the top five starters. The Chip Ganassi Racing driver led each of the first 125 laps. He is a two-time victor at Bristol , and he ranks third in percentage of his laps led at the track with a 7,1 percent rate.

Author: 0 Lowry bounces back, Raptors edge Bucks to even series at 1-1

While Lowry was stellar all night, he got plenty of help. While Smith's feature emphasizes what we "saw", this will focus on what to look for in the night's upcoming games. "I had four arms around me (on every attempt to drive)", Lowry said. The same player who averaged 21.2 points-per-game in the regular season managed to average just 13.5 ppg during that nine-game stretch , before busting out of his slump with 33 points in Game 3 of the second round against Miami.

Sports Celtics clinch No. 1 seed in East, beat Bucks 112-94
Author: 0 Celtics clinch No. 1 seed in East, beat Bucks 112-94

The victory, which completed a four-game sweep of the season series with the Nets - who will provide Boston with one of the top picks in the 2017 draft - moved the Celtics (52-29) a game ahead of the Cleveland Cavaliers (51-30) atop the conference.

Sports Pakistan's Amir gets five-wicket haul against West Indies
Author: 0 Pakistan's Amir gets five-wicket haul against West Indies

The left-armer then bowled Alzarri Joseph without scoring to achieve his first five-wicket haul since returning to global cricket last year following a five-year ban for spot-fixing. Now ranked at 5th number, Pakistan lost its last five consecutive Test matches; however, equipped with strong middle order and top-class spinners like Yasir Shah and Shadab Khan, the visitors are favorites against 8th ranked West Indies .

Sports Anthony Rizzo gives batting practice passes to viral crying Cubs fan
Author: 0 Anthony Rizzo gives batting practice passes to viral crying Cubs fan

The moment in which Andy Kyler surprises his son with the tickets was captured on video by mom Natalie Kyler and shared on Twitter by his sister, Hannah Himes. "Me and daddy are going to Wrigley Field", he says through tears. Kolt and his dad will be going to Wrigley on Saturday, June 3 against the arch-rival St.

Sports Stevie Wonder set to perform at Rory McIlroy wedding
Author: 0 Stevie Wonder set to perform at Rory McIlroy wedding

Later on in the evening, Sheeran reportedly performed a special show for the duo and their guests. A spectacular fireworks display was set to be staged on Saturday night to celebrate the wedding. It has been on lockdown since Thursday, with staff and guests asked to wear wristbands for security checks. Mr McIlroy's personal security chief, Brian Murphy, who also works with U2, was supervising arrangements at the castle.

Sports Branden Grace leads Texas Open by 1
Author: 0 Branden Grace leads Texas Open by 1

Brooks Koepka and Kuchar are each priced at +1700. Ireland's Seamus Power survived to the weekend on the cut mark of level par after a second successive 72. Ryan Moore, Reed's Ryder Cup teammate and who tied for ninth at Augusta this month, is another shot back with a 70. Charley Hoffman will try to defend the title he won 12 months ago, and with a freakish two weeks in which he contended for The Masters before missing the cut at the RBC Heritage the jury will be out as to whether he can ...

Sports Marquez takes pole position in Texas
Author: 0 Marquez takes pole position in Texas

Yamaha rider Vinales, who won the first two races at Qatar and Argentina, completed the fastest lap in the first run at 2:04.923 but was third on the day with a top time still.390 off his countryman's pace. France's Johann Zarco of Monster Yamaha Tech 3 continues to impress in his first season in MotoGP and will start fifth. But Vinales has a victory of his own in Texas in the 2014 Moto2 race and just missed the podium previous year riding for Suzuki.

Author: 0 Harvard researchers find copy of Declaration of Independence

The parchment is housed at the West Sussex Record Office in the United Kingdom and is believed to have been held originally by the Third Duke of Richmond, known as the "Radical Duke" for his support of the Americans during the Revolution. On the primary Declaration, the names of the signers was organized by the state from which each delegate hailed. Michael Meranze, a professor of the revolutionary era at the University of California Los Angeles, called the evidence behind the parchment's ...

Author: 0 Raiders want resolution on Marshawn Lynch before draft

If/when the Raiders agree to a deal with Lynch, Oakland would still need to work out a trade with the Seahawks. Talks should pick up in the coming days now that Oakland has established a firm timeline for signing Lynch. It turns out the two sides still aren't all that close. Despite claiming that they want an answer soon, McKenzie didn't give a specific date. Lynch has multiple revenue streams outside football, with his own Beast Mode brand and apparel stores, film productions, ...

Sports Cowboys WR Shaquelle Evans gets four-game suspension
Author: 0 Cowboys WR Shaquelle Evans gets four-game suspension

The Giants are scheduled to play in four primetime games this season, including a Thanksgiving night game against the Washington Redskins . Smith suffered a severe knee injury that caused nerve problems in his final college game and missed all of his rookie season while rehabbing.

Author: 0 Pedroia still ailing, Farrell complaining over Machado slide

Marco Hernandez - starting in place of Pedroia - hit a routine grounder to second base, though, and the inning was over without a score. Another day, another poor performance for the Red Sox offense. Asked if he thought it was dirty, he repeated, "It was a late slide". The Red Sox second baseman had to leave the game, with Steve Selsky taking over at third base and Pablo Sandoval making his first appearance at second base as a pro.

Sports Rockets overcome Westbrook's 51, take 2-0 lead over Thunder
Author: 0 Rockets overcome Westbrook's 51, take 2-0 lead over Thunder

Instead, the Thunder will host Game 4 on Sunday in a much better position. Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has been fined $15,000 for using inappropriate language during a postgame interview, the National Basketball Association announced Friday.

Sports Pat Mahomes: Mahomes senses HOU HC O'Brien's interest
Author: 0 Pat Mahomes: Mahomes senses HOU HC O'Brien's interest

Watson, who led Clemson to a national championship victory over Alabama last season, threw for 4,953 yards, 41 touchdowns and 17 interceptions last season. Mahomes told NFL.com that he believes Texans head coach Bill O'Brien likes him the most out of any other NFL coaches he's met with. With that said, the Texans are expected to be in business for a quarterback in this year's draft.

Sports Mourinho's Man Utd Draw Celta Vigo In UEL Draw
Author: 0 Mourinho's Man Utd Draw Celta Vigo In UEL Draw

Manchester United youngster Marcus Rashford who setup the opening goal and scored the winning in the 2-1 victory over Anderlecht meanwhile receive 19 percent of the votes. United have won only one of their last eight meetings against Spanish clubs, drawing three and losing four. The Red devils are hoping to win the competition and qualify automatically for the Champions league next season.

Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino: Top-four finish is a big success for Totenham

Asmir Begovic was given his first Premier League start of the season in Sunday's 2-0 defeat at Manchester United after Courtois suffered the injury during a promotional event, involving basketball, for Chelsea's preseason tour of China. Spurs have won just two of their last 16 meetings with Chelsea in all competitions (D7, L7). According to the Italian, White Hart Lane outfit have done enough in recent seasons to be considered the best in England.

Sports Texas Rangers release Josh Hamilton after yet another knee injury
Author: 0 Texas Rangers release Josh Hamilton after yet another knee injury

The outfielder will turn 36 in May and hasn't played at the Major League Baseball level since 2015 due to all the knee troubles. "I am disappointed but not discouraged that my knee problems have not allowed me to play this season", Hamilton said in a statement, via the Dallas Morning News .

Sports Boss Clement bullish over survival hopes after Swansea stop rot
Author: 0 Boss Clement bullish over survival hopes after Swansea stop rot

After a slow start to his time with the club, the target man is now the Welsh sides' biggest threat and one of their key players in their hope to stave off relegation, having scored 11 goals in his 28 league appearances this season. "We hadn't got going". The visitors should have drawn level 20 minutes into the second-half but Marko Arnautovic shot high over the bar with his penalty attempt - after Xherdan Shaqiri had been brought down in the box.

Sports Didn't baseball just start? No matter, here's NFL Rams schedule for 2017
Author: 0 Didn't baseball just start? No matter, here's NFL Rams schedule for 2017

From there the Redskins will make their first of two trips to Los Angeles to take on the Rams. The NFL reveals its 2017 game schedule at 5 p.m. today. Los Angeles then has a matchup lined up at home against the Houston Texans on November 12. The game marks LA's first divisional game of the season and their fourth time visiting Levi's Stadium since it opened in 2014.

Sports Michigan State player charged with criminal sexual conduct
Author: 0 Michigan State player charged with criminal sexual conduct

Robertson did not sign with Michigan State until after he entered the diversionary program . Despite these measures, Auston broke our trust and expectations by putting himself in a compromising situation. Ingham County prosecutors said the 19-year-old Robertson is tied to the April 9 incident in Meridian Township, near the East Lansing school. It is unclear from the report whether Robertson was the player or if it was someone else.