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Sports Blazers earn No. 3 seed, will face Pelicans in playoffs
Author: 0 Blazers earn No. 3 seed, will face Pelicans in playoffs

Though his season was cut short due to a torn left Achilles, New Orleans Pelicans big man DeMarcus Cousins managed to pull off a feat only achieved by one other player in National Basketball Association history. But late this season, he shaved his beard, joined the starting lineup and he's been thriving ever since, scoring no fewer than 21 points in a game during the Pelicans' season-ending five-game winning streak.

Sports OKC Thunder suspend play-by-play announcer Brian Davis after questionable remark
Author: 0 OKC Thunder suspend play-by-play announcer Brian Davis after questionable remark

The Thunder responded shortly after his comments went viral. "While unintentional, I understand and acknowledge the gravity of the situation", he said. "I offer my honest apology". "This is an appropriate outcome for my actions", Davis concluded. The suspension might come as somewhat of a surprise since the Thunder's VP of broadcasting, Dan Mahoney, did not initially seem all that upset by the incident, saying it was "up to Brian" to make any public statements.

Sports Remarkable Ricciardo's recovery to victory in China
Author: 0 Remarkable Ricciardo's recovery to victory in China

Ricciardo had been running fifth mid-race when the safety auto was brought out to clear up debris following a clash between the Toro Rosso drivers Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley . Verstappen, who was criticised last weekend for a move on Lewis Hamilton , would ultimately come to harm again though with some rash overtaking attempts - taking to the grass after a move on Lewis Hamilton didn't pull off, he then hit championship leader Sebastian Vettel , dropping him further down the field ...

Sports Ian Poulter eyes second trophy in two weeks
Author: 0 Ian Poulter eyes second trophy in two weeks

Two weeks ago, the Englishman clinched a dramatic play-off win at the Houston Open, which earned him a spot in the field for last weekend's Masters. "Still standing - that's a good thing", Poulter said after his bogey-free round at Hilton Head - his sixth PGA Tour event in as many weeks.

Sports 76ers' Embiid: 'Pretty good chance' I'll play in Game 2 or 3
Author: 0 76ers' Embiid: 'Pretty good chance' I'll play in Game 2 or 3

But even if all those shots aren't dropping, they won't be significantly easier to guard in Game 2 on Monday. "The Process", a series of horrific seasons that resulted in high draft picks, appears to be complete as the Sixers enter the playoffs as one of the hottest teams in the league.

Sports Bok Women whacked on Gold Coast
Author: 0 Bok Women whacked on Gold Coast

South Africa took a 33-0 lead into half time, and by the time they were done they had scored a total of 8 tries. Sam Dickson delivered the ideal long ball to send Ware over for his second just after the break. England's women were beaten 26-5 by New Zealand before rallying to hold off Canada 24-19 and secure their place on the podium. Goss' counterpart, Abigail Brown, replied but Natasha Hunt missed the conversion.

Sports Saina Nehwal Defeats PV Sindhu
Author: 0 Saina Nehwal Defeats PV Sindhu

Their first face-off since Nehwal returned from a career-threatening knee injury in 2016, came at the Senior National final and the Commonwealth Games summit clash followed a similar pattern with the 28-year-old once again pulling off a heist against her much younger opponent with a ideal strategy.

Sports Blue Jackets gain national attention after big win
Author: 0 Blue Jackets gain national attention after big win

Artemi Panarin scored 6:02 into overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals in an Eastern Conference first-round series here Thursday night. The news might get worse for the Stanley Cup drought-weary Leafs as forward Nazem Kadri is facing a likely suspension for a unsafe hit on Bruins Tommy Wingels which sent Wingels face first into the side boards.

Sports Heading To Coachella? All You Need To Know
Author: 0 Heading To Coachella? All You Need To Know

Dance music has been gracing Coachella's main stage more and more in recent years, especially since Calvin Harris and Kaskade both crushed their respective performances, not to mention Porter Robinson & Madeon last year performing the final Shelter sets.

Sports Spurs vs. Warriors Game 1 Live Stream
Author: 0 Spurs vs. Warriors Game 1 Live Stream

The over is 5-1 in the last six meetings in Golden State. Green, who had 12 points, 8 rebounds and a game-high 11 assists Saturday, cautioned onlookers to not be fooled by how the Warriors finished the regular season. "You heard, 'The Warriors lost it, they're not together, they're not the same team without Steph, blase, blase, blase, blah blah blah.' Well, we know what we're capable of.

Sports Chris Coleman reveals the only way Bale will leave Real Madrid
Author: 0 Chris Coleman reveals the only way Bale will leave Real Madrid

He said at half-time: 'Hopefully Real Madrid if they get to the semis then Gareth will look to start there. Bale has been strongly linked to a summer move to Manchester United , who attempted to sign him last summer, while Liverpool and former club Spurs have also been mentioned as potential destinations.

Sports Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants stability from Paul Pogba
Author: 0 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants stability from Paul Pogba

Goalkeeper: David De Gea produced another excellent performance during the win at Man City last weekend and he's certain to keep his place between the sticks with Sergio Romero out with a knee injury. City needed a win to secure a third Premier League title in seven years but despite roaring into a 2-0 half-time lead, United hit back to claim a 3-2 win and put their derby rivals' celebrations on ice.

Sports Sloppy start against City frustrates Spurs boss Pochettino
Author: 0 Sloppy start against City frustrates Spurs boss Pochettino

The dominant start was deservedly rewarded with a 22nd-minute lead and it was not out of the usual Manchester City playbook. The 24-year-old was not part of the Spurs squad for the following season's matches, both of which ended in heavy defeats for his side, but he has played a part in five of the last six top-flight encounters.

Sports END 1Q: Spurs trail Warriors in Game 1, 28-17
Author: 0 END 1Q: Spurs trail Warriors in Game 1, 28-17

A group known for a selfless brand of basketball endured enough absentminded follies to fill an episode of the blooper reel "Shaqtin' a Fool". Golden State ranks second in offensive efficiency and San Antonio ranks fourth in defensive efficiency.

Sports Barcelona Break Record With Valencia Win
Author: 0 Barcelona Break Record With Valencia Win

The Catalans have now gone over a year since they lost a league game - against Malaga - and extended their lead at the top of the table to 14 points, with second placed Atletico Madrid in action on Sunday. A awful back-pass from Barca nearly went pear-shaped as it freed in Rodrigo, who took a touch before forcing Ter Stegen pushing his shot to the crossbar for a corner.

Sports Kyle Larson sets pace during Saturday's first Cup practice in Bristol
Author: 0 Kyle Larson sets pace during Saturday's first Cup practice in Bristol

Bristol has been a track where the best tend to shine. The top 10 included some of the usual suspects ( Kurt Busch , Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano ), but it also included two surprises: Trevor Bayne ran fifth for Roush Fenway Racing and, even more surprisingly, Matt DiBenedetto finished sixth in a BK Racing auto.

Sports NBA Playoffs Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Indiana Pacers, SWOT Analysis & Prediction
Author: 0 NBA Playoffs Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Indiana Pacers, SWOT Analysis & Prediction

Love's four years in Cleveland have been turbulent, as he's seemed to be the third wheel in what was supposed to be the Cavaliers' Big 3 along with LeBron James and Kyrie Irving . In this postseason, JR Smith is unlikely to start a single game. As expected, numerous teams are rumored to be interested in acquiring him with the Lakers, Philadelphia 76ers , Portland Trail Blazers, and even the Cavaliers all raising up billboards in an effort to convince him to come, or to stay in the ...

Sports Mets' d'Arnaud to undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery
Author: 0 Mets' d'Arnaud to undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery

The Mets said their doctors estimate Plawecki will be sidelined three to four weeks. Tomas Nido is now the only backstop on the Mets' 25-man roster with d'Arnaud and Plawecki sidelined. D'Arnaud, who has experienced a multitude of injuries throughout his six years in the majors, appeared in a career-high 112 games for the Mets last season, hitting 16 home runs and driving in 57.

Sports Bester wins Commonwealth Games silver
Author: 0 Bester wins Commonwealth Games silver

Australia now leads the medal tally with 161, followed by England with 91 and India with 35. Hanover's Ryan Bester has earned another men's singles lawn bowls silver medal at the Commonwealth Games while representing Canada. However, luck was not on side of either Amit or Manish, both of whom went down in split verdicts. His compatriot Vipin Kashana finished fifth with a best effort of 77.87m.

Sports Commonwealth Games: Semenya mulls longer distance after double gold
Author: 0 Commonwealth Games: Semenya mulls longer distance after double gold

There had been speculation in the lead up to the event the two-time reigning Olympic champion would attempt to tackle the world record held by Jarmila Kratochvilova that has stood since 1983. "So for me, this is more than a game". The 27-year old has had to endure horrific treatment from athletic authorities and terrible scrutiny and speculation bordering on invasion of her privacy regarding her gender.

Sports Tough draw for Arsenal tempered by Diego Costa blow for Atletico Madrid
Author: 0 Tough draw for Arsenal tempered by Diego Costa blow for Atletico Madrid

We won't make the final, our season will be over and the Board will have time to start negotiating replacement managers, Wenger will have time to look for another job and everything will be rosie in north London come 1st June! The first leg will be played at OM's Orange Vélodrome on Thursday, April 26 with the return leg to be played in Austria on Thursday, May 3.

Sports Jose Mourinho suggests his hands are tied with Martial and Rashford
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho suggests his hands are tied with Martial and Rashford

The answer is, if you want what I call dry answers, we have dry answers. It would be unbelievable, also economically for the football clubs to have only 11 players and to always play with the same 11 and no injuries and no suspensions and no fatigue and nothing, it'd be better for everyone to have only 11 players.

Author: 0 Premier League clubs: No VAR in 2018-19 season

Kane has claimed the Golden Boot in each of the last two seasons, but following an ankle injury which kept him out for three weeks, he faces a struggle to overtake Salah with just six games to go. Manchester City will win a third Premier League title if they beat both Spurs and then Swansea City at home on April 22, but their skipper wants them to do it in the same style they have exhibited all season, starting at Wembley.

Sports Salah, De Bruyne lead 6-man PFA Player of the Year shortlist
Author: 0 Salah, De Bruyne lead 6-man PFA Player of the Year shortlist

Kane and Sane are also in the running for the PFA Young Player of the Year award, as are Ederson , Raheem Sterling , Marcus Rashford and Ryan Sessegnon of Fulham . De Bruyne and Silva have, literally, been central to City rise to the Premier League summit this season. Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea completes the shortlist.

Sports Kings Vs. Golden Knights Live Stream
Author: 0 Kings Vs. Golden Knights Live Stream

Golden Knights enforcer Ryan Reaves, who was a healthy scratch for Game 1, didn't agree with the hit. Losing him for a full game when Jake Muzzin is already out as well is very tough. "He hits this guy, hits his shoulder first and this guy goes off", Cherry said as a replay of the hit was shown. The series now moves to the Staples Center in Los Angeles for the next two games, with Game 3 set for Sunday night.

Sports Clubs vote against use of VAR in the 2018/19 season
Author: 0 Clubs vote against use of VAR in the 2018/19 season

The Premier League has asked that VAR be used more extensively in the FA Cup and League Cup next season. A decision to defer implementation of the controversial refereeing technology was passed by a two-thirds majority at a meeting of the 20 Premier League clubs yesterday, after VAR trials in English football this year were met with widespread criticism.

Author: 0 Jets, Wild cap Game 2 with fisticuffs

Considering they lost only six games in regulation at home this season, that would be a big development. "It would be nice to go there with a split series". I just enjoy playing the game. Despite controlling the possession for most of the game, they still found themselves down 2-1 at one point before storming back to win.

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