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Sports Lillard, Westbrook set to tangle again in Game 4
Author: 0 Lillard, Westbrook set to tangle again in Game 4

The Oklahoma City Thunder have not had a ton of success in the postseason. So rock the baby on a jump shot? In fact, they have been eliminated in the first round in each of the last two seasons. The Blazers missed a layup on their final possession and the ball tipped out ahead to George who threw down a reverse double-clutch dunk after the buzzer sounded.

Sports MLB To Issue Suspensions Stemming From Royals/White Sox Altercation
Author: 0 MLB To Issue Suspensions Stemming From Royals/White Sox Altercation

The White Sox went on to lose that game in extra innings. Both benches cleared, and no punches were thrown. Renteria could be seen yelling at the Kansas City bench as they approached and barked at Anderson from the first-base line. "We're going to keep moving forward", Anderson told reporters Friday. The AL Central rivals squared off over an Anderson home run last April as well.

Sports Karunaratne to lead SL in World Cup
Author: 0 Karunaratne to lead SL in World Cup

While Siriwardana and Vandersay last played one-day internationals in October 2017, Jeevan Mendis' previous appearance came in the 2015 World Cup match against Afghanistan. I spoke to Malinga yesterday and explained to him that as selectors we didn't have any issues with his captaincy, but that although he was playing well, the other 10 players weren't behind him.

Sports Con de Lange, former Scotland cricketer, dies at 38
Author: 0 Con de Lange, former Scotland cricketer, dies at 38

His left-arm spin brought him 24 wickets, his best haul being the 5/60 against Zimbabwe in Edinburgh in June 2017, which set up Scotland's historic first one-day global win against a Full Member. Former South Africa fast bowler Allan Donald and current England global David Willey were among those who paid tribute to de Lange on Twitter. De Lange is survived by his wife Claire and two children.

Sports Maple Leafs legend celebrates playoff success with Dartmouth fans
Author: 0 Maple Leafs legend celebrates playoff success with Dartmouth fans

The Boston Bruins have allowed three or more goals in nine of their last 13 games. "Suddenly they were up 2-1 and they got momentum on their side", said Auston Matthews , who scored the other Leafs' goal. "So really it's a whole group of players, I think they're all coming together at the right time". "Yeah, tonight, I don't think there were a lot of 5v5 chances either way, to be honest with you".

Sports Sharks' fourth line must keep rolling to force Game 7
Author: 0 Sharks' fourth line must keep rolling to force Game 7

Goodrow is just one of four Sharks to appear in every regular season game, showing the reliability of the previously undrafted player. San Jose Sharks' Logan Couture (39) scores a goal past Vegas Golden Knights' Nate Schmidt, right, and goalie Marc-Andre Fleury during the first period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Thursday, April 18, 2019, in San Jose, Calif.

Sports Miller denied license by NY after failed test
Author: 0 Miller denied license by NY after failed test

But the decision by NYSAC - who sanction the bout - has now left Joshua without an opponent for his United States debut at Madison Square Garden. Let us know in our Facebook thread on the subject! Miller's deal with DAZN calls for two comeback fights worth $1.5m apiece in the event that he loses to Joshua, which would disappear if there is no fight.

Sports Trump directs ire at ex-White House counsel
Author: 0 Trump directs ire at ex-White House counsel

President Trump tweeted an image of Friday's New York Post cover , which had the bold headline, "TRUMP CLEAN". Though the strategy paid off in that respect, the final result was a report that painted a highly unflattering picture of Trump and the chaotic White House he runs.

Sports Chelsea Survive Fright Night To Reach Europa League Semi-Finals
Author: 0 Chelsea Survive Fright Night To Reach Europa League Semi-Finals

Maurizio Sarri's side were made to sweat though as two sublime, quick-fire goals by Petr Sevcik just after half-time gave Slavia hope of an incredible comeback with 35 minutes still to play. Defender Joe Gomez is also fit to play, with the 21-year-old returning from an ankle injury as a second-half substitute on Wednesday, but it remains to be seen whether Klopp will hand him his first start since December this weekend.

Sports Washington Capitals vs. Carolina Hurricanes - 4/20/19 NHL - Playoffs Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Washington Capitals vs. Carolina Hurricanes - 4/20/19 NHL - Playoffs Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Logan Couture, Barclay Goodrow and Joe Pavelski also scored to cut the Golden Knights' lead in the series to 3-2 heading into Game 6 in Vegas on Sunday night. "He's coming along really well", Brind'Amour said. They saw themselves in the series down 0-2 quickly and now it's tied. How? He returned to the ice wearing a cage and has practiced for the last two days, but missed Game 4 because of the injury and remains under concussion protocol.

Sports Djokovic falls to Medvedev in Monte Carlo, Nadal marches on
Author: 0 Djokovic falls to Medvedev in Monte Carlo, Nadal marches on

Defending champion Rafael Nadal was not at his best, either. "Always, when Novak loses, (it) seems odd because he's super solid", Nadal said. The 13th-seeded Italian had beaten Nadal twice before on clay, and also once at the U.S. The world No 1 has not won a title, or even made it to the semi-finals of an event, since his success in Melbourne and that continued as he lost 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 to Daniil Medvedev in the Masters 1000 event.

Sports Milner: Liverpool can beat Barcelona in UCL semi-final
Author: 0 Milner: Liverpool can beat Barcelona in UCL semi-final

Liverpool's present league points total of 85, for example, would have been enough to secure the title in nine of the 26 seasons of the Premier League's existence. 'Analysis is everything, we have to speak about what we want to do and what we have to do and what our opponent is doing and there is a lot to talk about'.

Sports Woods' Masters win earns man $1.2m from first sports wager
Author: 0 Woods' Masters win earns man $1.2m from first sports wager

He had to change his game; he had to change his perspective a little bit. U.S. golfer Tiger Woods (back) walks during as United States former basketball player Michael Jordan (L) poses with a spectator on the third day of the 42nd Ryder Cup at Le Golf National Course at Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, south-west of Paris, on September 30, 2018.

Sports Fernando Llorente: 'One of the best moments of my career'
Author: 0 Fernando Llorente: 'One of the best moments of my career'

Raheem Sterling thought he had the victor and his hat-trick in added time, with his manager Pep Guardiola punching the air maniacally and the Etihad Stadium erupting in delirium. "It was a few minutes left to play so I tried to get everyone up but then out of nothing VAR was there and saved us". Sergio Aguero was adjudged to have strayed offside in the build-up, deflating City and meaning that Spurs would prevail with the score 4-4 on aggregate.

Sports Folau's comments 'completely wrong' - Genia
Author: 0 Folau's comments 'completely wrong' - Genia

A tribunal is due to decide his fate at a date to be confirmed. "All professional rugby players in Australia are bound by the code of conduct and there is a process in place for any disciplinary matter". Folau was on the radar of half a dozen clubs just 12 months ago when his controversial comments got him into trouble with Rugby Australia for the first time, and The Daily Telegraph reported up to nine clubs could fit him into their salary cap the second time round.

Sports Bruins, Maple Leafs to play Game 6 on Sunday at 3 pm
Author: 0 Bruins, Maple Leafs to play Game 6 on Sunday at 3 pm

One of my favourite aspects of the National Hockey League playoffs is the back-and-forth chess match between coaches throughout a series. He was there available for the defence. The Hyman penalty provided Boston its best chance that period, but the Leafs had clearly learned from getting burned a couple of times in Game 4 and gave the Bruins nearly no clear looks.

Sports Guardiola: Spurs match will be as intense as Champions League thriller
Author: 0 Guardiola: Spurs match will be as intense as Champions League thriller

The mood in training at City on Friday was described as "buoyant", in stark contrast to a day earlier, and Guardiola knows there is no time for his players to wallow with Manchester United to face at Old Trafford next Wednesday. The former Southampton star recently touched on the upcoming clash with Barcelona in the Champions League, saying that he is unsure how Liverpool are going to stop Lionel Messi.

Sports Rantanen scores OT victor, Avs beat Flames 3-2 in Game 4
Author: 0 Rantanen scores OT victor, Avs beat Flames 3-2 in Game 4

A video posted to Twitter appeared to show a fan cheering - with a helping of the leafy vegetable kale - while other fans around him wave white pompoms. Just over a minute later, Compher sent a shot past Smith following a scramble in front of the net. "The downs have been like, 'OK, how do we get better.' The ups have been, 'Let's keep getting better.' I feel we continue to get better in this series, which is a good feeling for all of us".

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo unlikely to remain at Juventus until end of current
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo unlikely to remain at Juventus until end of current

Ajax defeated Juventus 2-1 on the night and 3-2 on aggregate over both the legs to book their spot in the Champions League semifinals, leaving serial victor Cristiano Ronaldo a very unhappy man. The arrival of Ronaldo did not mean that winning the Champions League was a certainty, as I said all along'. Look at Barcelona , who are back in the semifinals this year after four seasons and they've got [Lionel] Messi.

Sports Anderson spikes bat, gets drilled; Royals top Chisox in 10
Author: 0 Anderson spikes bat, gets drilled; Royals top Chisox in 10

Keller's pitch seemed like a fairly clear bit of retaliation for that action, and the benches immediately cleared. After everything settled down, Anderson and Keller were ejected, as were White Sox manager Rick Renteria and Royals bench coach Dale Sveum.

Sports Joshua vs Miller: Jarrell Miller records 'adverse finding' in VADA test
Author: 0 Joshua vs Miller: Jarrell Miller records 'adverse finding' in VADA test

The random drugs test, carried out by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association in March, showed that Miller allegedly tested positive for banned substance GW1516. Miller's co-promoter, Dmitry Salita, told ESPN that they were investigating the incident: " we are in the process of obtaining further information about VADA's finding and will have more to say soon on this developing situation.

Sports South Africa's 10 World Cup discards
Author: 0 South Africa's 10 World Cup discards

Amla has been an accomplished player for the South African team, as he has scored nearly 8000 runs in the ODI format at an average of just 49.75. Markram scored 542 runs in five innings at an average of 108.40 and strike-rate of 132.84 in the Momentum One-Day Cup title last month, and was recalled to South Africa's ODI squad to play Sri Lanka.

Sports OKC has the Thunder but Dame and CJ are raining threes
Author: 0 OKC has the Thunder but Dame and CJ are raining threes

George's lingering sore right shoulder didn't appear to be much of a problem on Tuesday in what can be seen as a lone bright spot for the Thunder . The victor, in effect, gets to hold their team together. Then McCollum turned to the crowd and simply nodded. For me, it's just rhythm. Portland pulled in front on McCollum's jumper and extended it to 69-63 with Lillard's long three-pointer.

Sports Red Sox: Swihart Gone, Leon Returns
Author: 0 Red Sox: Swihart Gone, Leon Returns

The Sox fell 8-0 to the New York Yankees to fall to 6-12, the worst start by a World Series champ since the 1998 Florida Marlins. The 27-year-old was a first-round pick by Boston in 2011, but the team could never figure out a fit for the promising prospect.

Sports IPL 2019, Match 33: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings - Statistical Highlights
Author: 0 IPL 2019, Match 33: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings - Statistical Highlights

Chennai Super Kings had put themselves into a losing position in the last game but Ravindra Jadeja and Suresh Raina came to the rescue as the team was successful in winning the match in the last over. Warner was named man of the match and was praised by skipper Williamson, whose side move up to fifth spot on the table. Suresh Raina (13), Sam Billings (0) and Kedar Jadhav (1) were all out cheaply as the Super Kings could only muster an under-par total of 5-132.

Sports Bangladesh announce 15-man World Cup squad
Author: 0 Bangladesh announce 15-man World Cup squad

The Bangladesh selectors did spring a big surprise by leaving out the experienced Taskin Ahmed in order to make room for uncapped Abu Jayed . Jayed has appeared in Twenty20 internationals and Tests for his nation and though he is yet to feature in a one-day worldwide, the 25-year-old swing bowler has been included for the upcoming 50-over showpiece in England .

Sports Red Wings to name Steve Yzerman GM
Author: 0 Red Wings to name Steve Yzerman GM

Yzerman, 53, played for the Red Wings from 1993 through 2006. Yzerman was a captain for a league-record 20 seasons in Detroit , where he is adored and known as The Captain. Under Yzerman, Tampa Bay made it to its conference final three times and the Stanley Cup final once. Yzerman spent his entire 22-year National Hockey League playing career (1983-2006) with the Red Wings.

Sports Gasol glad to be part of Raptors’ playoff run
Author: 0 Gasol glad to be part of Raptors’ playoff run

He's the one who starts their transition, all those advance passes up the court to (Pascal) Siakam , that's all him, and he took seven shots and didn't make them. According to oddsmakers, the Raptors are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -10 points against the Magic . Toronto was shocked in Game 1 of the series, losing by three after finishing the regular season by winning seven of their last eight.

Sports Mohammad Amir left out from Pakistan's preliminary squad
Author: 0 Mohammad Amir left out from Pakistan's preliminary squad

Since producing a match-winning three-wicket haul in the 2017 Champions Trophy final, Amir has taken just five One-day worldwide wickets in 101 overs at an average of 92.60 per wicket. Inzamam conceded that the selectors have compromised on fitness of some of the players like Imad and Hafeez, but since these players were part of the team over the last two years, both were picked.

Sports San Antonio Spurs vs. Denver Nuggets, 4/16/19 NBA Predictions & Odds
Author: 0 San Antonio Spurs vs. Denver Nuggets, 4/16/19 NBA Predictions & Odds

The Denver Nuggets needed to come from behind to avoid dropping to 0-2 to the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night, and thankfully (for Denver fans), they completed a comeback to win 114-105 and even up the series. Same with the San Antonio Spurs, who like the Warriors know they are facing an opponent who won't stay down no matter how far they fall down.

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