National Basketball Association roundup: Bulls beat top-seeded Celtics, take 2-0 series lead

It doesn't seem likely that McCollum and Lillard will be this good again in Game 2 Wednesday night; and it seems extremely probable that Curry and Thompson will be livelier and more productive in the next one and the one after that. After combining for 75 points in Game 1 and pushing Portland on the brink of an upset through three-quarters, Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum scored just 23 points on... [Full Article...]

Man Utd beats Chelsea to blow title race wide open

Man Utd beats Chelsea to blow title race wide open Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera insists he did not handle the ball before assisting Marcus Rashford's opening goal in Sunday's 2-0 triumph over Chelsea. The league is open and we have a 50 per cent probability to win the league. "The kid played fantastically well, but everybody fought and did what they had to do". [Full Article...]

Aaron Hernandez had Bible verse scrawled on his forehead

According to the statement from the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley Massachusetts, Hernandez hanged himself with a bed sheet that he attached to a cell window. But they said they were satisfied he died at his own hand, and they said his brain would be donated to sports concussion researchers, ending a brief public dispute over its custody. [Full Article...]

Ducks sweep away Flames with 3-1 win in Game 4

Ducks sweep away Flames with 3-1 win in Game 4 Louis. "We move onto the next one and we know that it's only going to get tougher", said head coach Randy Carlyle, who turned 61 on Wednesday. Dubnyk's second playoff shutout came nearly two years to the day of his first, also against the Blues on April 20, 2015. [Full Article...]

Nuri Sahin reveals Borussia Dortmund bus horror: I will never forget this

Nuri Sahin reveals Borussia Dortmund bus horror: I will never forget this We spoke to the people in charge if there was anything that could have been changed about that, because none of us wanted to play today, which I think everyone can understand. air base in the western German town of Ramstein. "The last thing I thought about was the game". The result left the tie in the balance ahead of the second leg in England next week, as Leicester bid to maintain a fairytale ... [Full Article...]

Rashford steers Man United into Europa League semifinals

Ibrahimovic limped off in the final seconds of normal time in the Europa League game against Anderlecht after hyperextending his right knee on landing, having chested down a long ball into the area. "We have Daley Blind , and it is time for Jones and Smalling to be fearless, to risk, because for the team you have the do everything", he said. "His qualities are fantastic but he was not scoring... [Full Article...]

Europa final would be 'perfect' end to season, says Mourinho

Europa final would be 'perfect' end to season, says Mourinho Marcus Rashford admits Manchester United did it the hard way after his dramatic extra-time victor sealed victory over Anderlecht in the Europa League quarter-finals. We had a lot of chances but we got the goal in the end. Insisting that there must be no complacency amongst his players, Mourinho also revealed that Sergio Romero would start in goal, ahead of David De Gea. [Full Article...]

Chelsea answering every test of their title credentials, says Conte

Having choked last season when they failed to catch champions Leicester in the closing weeks, Pochettino's side are back in the hunt and Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen said: " Chelsea look very strong but we can't stop pushing and dreaming of the league". [Full Article...]

Grieving Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas plans to play Tuesday

Grieving Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas plans to play Tuesday Dwyane Wade also showed no ill effects from the elbow injury that impacted him late in the season, as he chipped in with 11 points, six assists, and five rebounds in Game 1 . But Chicago's Jimmy Butler dribbled off a few seconds and sealed the victory with two free throws with just three seconds on the clock. In any sport, one thing a team can't prepare for is the unknown. [Full Article...]

Calabar Viewing Centre Tragedy: President Buhari Mourns Victims

Calabar Viewing Centre Tragedy: President Buhari Mourns Victims This world is vain". Reports have initially put the dead at 30 but the police said Friday morning that seven people died while scores were injured in the tragedy. While commiserating with the families of the victims of the tragedy, the governor promised that the state government will look into the likely cause of the incident with a view to preventing a reccurence. [Full Article...]

Barcelona loses appeal on Neymar's suspension

Barcelona loses appeal on Neymar's suspension Real have won the Clasico just twice since Bale joined Los Blancos in 2013 while Barcelona , who trail Real by three points in La Liga , have won four times. He has 21 goals in 33 games against the rival, the most in the history of the clasico . Alfredo di Stefano's second half equaliser looked to have preserved their advantage but Eulogio Martinez and Ramon Villaverde immediately scored in t... [Full Article...]

Seve was there for me, says Garcia

This time, they were accompanied by a smile. No golfer has ever taken longer to win their first major. 1999 PGA Championship: This might be the most famous of them all. That record previously belonged to Mark O'Meara, who won the Masters in 1998 in his 15th appearance. When they embraced at the last hole, Rose patted Garcia's chest, calling attention to the heart some doubted would ever be... [Full Article...]

Red Sox DH Ramirez exits with hamstring cramp

Red Sox DH Ramirez exits with hamstring cramp Materia rescued Sdoia after the explosions and the couple are now engaged to be married. Farrell is asking a lot of his 'pen - Red Sox relievers have averaged more than 31⁄3 innings per game. Sandy Leon's groundout plated the tiebreaking run in the seventh. They loaded the bases on two singles and a walk against Tommy Hunter (0-1). Craig Kimbrel worked a ideal ninth for his fourth save, add... [Full Article...]

Cowboys to open 2017 season at home vs. Giants... again

Cowboys to open 2017 season at home vs. Giants... again Kansas City (Thursday Night Football ), 5:25 p.m. (NFLN) Comment: Raiders had to travel two time zones on a short week. We will finally find out which team will face the New England Patriots during the season-opening Thursday night game and all the other must-see matchups the league has in store. [Full Article...]

Manchester United fans killed in mass Nigeria electrocution during Europa League screening

Teenage striker Marcus Rashford fired United past a stubborn Anderlecht team and into the Europa League semifinals on Thursday evening, but not before Marcos Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic had gone down with injuries. The Manchester United manager said the severity of the injuries is likely to be known in "a couple of days". "Tomorrow", would be his target, he said. [Full Article...]

Neymar slammed after Juventus Champions League defeat

Neymar slammed after Juventus Champions League defeat Barca had overcome a 4-0 first-leg deficit against Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16 with a dramatic 6-1 win back on home soil. The champions of Italy are 180 minutes away from the final in Cardiff on 3 June after a superb defensive performance as Barca and their formidable strike force failed to score over two legs. [Full Article...]

Firmino grabs another winner, Liverpool beats West Brom 1-0

Maybe then I would have thought it was done, because with West Brom it's not only set-pieces; they have good footballers on the pitch and if you are a little bit less aggressive, they use their threat around set-pieces to play football, so that makes it really hard. [Full Article...]

Next step for Predators: Getting beyond second round

Way too much for the slumping Chicago Blackhawks. The Predators next face the victor of the St. Louis Blues-Minnesota Wild quarterfinal, a series St. Pittsburgh will face the victor of the Toronto-Washington series in the conference semifinals starting next week. William Karlsson and Boone Jenner scored for the Blue Jackets, but Sergei Bobrovsky stopped just 27 of 32 shots to finish a forgetta... [Full Article...]

Army veteran with prosthetic leg carries woman across Boston Marathon finish line

Army veteran with prosthetic leg carries woman across Boston Marathon finish line Carlson finished with a time of 3 hours and 55 minutes, which is good enough to qualify her for next year's race. After his injury, he competed in multiple marathons including Boston, New York, Chicago and Detroit all using a hand-bike. And my boyfriend came along with a full streak and gave the official a cross-body block and sent him out of the race instead. "It's really fantastic and I'm re... [Full Article...]

After Winning Game 2, The Raptors Aren't Out Of The Woods Yet

DeRozan finished the game with an abysmal -42.4 nERD - by far a game-low - per numberFire Live. Milwaukee didn't quite shoot the ball as well as it did in Game 1, while the Raptors were strong from the field. A hostile crowd and a Bucks team playing with confidence, made it easy to see why Milwaukee would position itself early to regain the series lead. [Full Article...]

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