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Leonard scores 27, Spurs rally to top Thunder 100-95
- April 01, 2017

It came in the final seconds of San Antonio's 100-95 victory over Oklahoma City on Friday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Kawhi Leonard led the way with 28 points, eight rebounds and three steals. Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo continued his meteoric rise by scoring 28 points with 14 rebounds and nine assists in a 108-105 overtime win over the Pistons. (more...)
Madeira Airport renamed in Ronaldo honour -- and 'bizarre' bust Madeira Airport renamed in Ronaldo honour -- and 'bizarre' bust
- April 01, 2017

The ceremony followed Portugal playing their first match on the island for 16 years, the hosts losing 3-2 to Sweden despite an early Ronaldo goal in the friendly on Tuesday. "I still haven't had the chance to personally talk to (Ronaldo), but I'll try to reach out to him to know his feedback". He already has a museum about him in his hometown of Funchal. (more...)
Wenger: 'I've made a decision over my Arsenal future' Wenger: 'I've made a decision over my Arsenal future'
- April 01, 2017

Following the Saturday's defeat at West Brom, a fourth league defeat in five matches, Wenger said he has decided whether to stay with Arsenal when his contract expires at the end of the season. Dawson capitalised on some bad defending from the Gunners to head both of his goals from corners - the first to give the Baggies the lead, the second to seal their win. (more...)
U.S. women's national hockey team reaches deal with USA Hockey
- April 01, 2017

Now here he is Smith speaking again on Tuesday night after the agreement was reached: "Today reflects everyone coming together and compromising in order to reach a resolution for the betterment of the sport". The women's championship begins Friday . The U.S. women's national soccer team is also in the middle of a long battle with U.S. Soccer over equal treatment and pay. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: 'Job uncertainty not affecting Arsenal players' Arsene Wenger: 'Job uncertainty not affecting Arsenal players'
- April 01, 2017

Surely if he had chose to stay and the club had offered him a new deal then everything would be sorted and clear. Speaking to Chilean media while on worldwide duty, and quoted in Publimetro , Arsenal's top scorer with 22 goals this season said: "I am happy in London and hope to finish my contract there". (more...)
The secret to Dustin Johnson's success? He's no longer beating himself The secret to Dustin Johnson's success? He's no longer beating himself
- April 01, 2017

The World No.1 remained dominant all week over his opposition, and his win confirms him as the first player in history to win all four WGC titles. Coming off a victory on Sunday at the WGC-Dell Match Play Championship, Dustin Johnson on Monday withdrew from this week's Shell Houston Open, citing fatigue. (more...)
Federer creates history at 35; wins BNP Paribas Open
- April 01, 2017

In the tenth game of the first set as Wawrinka was serving at 30-30, Federer drew a forehand error for a set point and then Wawrinka overhit another forehand to lose the set. Stan Wawrinka has seen a largely successful start to his 2017 ATP World Tour . From now onwards his task will be more challenging. "I didn't play my service games really the way I wanted to in the first", said the 24-year-old, who was in the first Masters semi-final of his career. (more...)
Gareth Southgate praises Jermain Defoe's striking return for England
- April 01, 2017

It took 34-year-old Sunderland striker Defoe to inject some spark, first latching on to Adam Lallana's clever reverse pass to force a fine save from Setkus and then firing England ahead with his 20th goal for his country. Southgate also had words of praise for his young centre-backs John Stones and MIchael Keane, in particular the latter whom he described as "excellent". (more...)
Soren Kjeldsen and Alex Noren Advance Early at WGC Dell Match Play
- April 01, 2017

Win, and never mind simply the prospect of moving on to the weekend play in this mega-bucks event, Fisher would nearly certainly guarantee himself a last-minute invitation to the Masters next month. "I think it's fun and it's great for match play because you don't worry about the stroke". The wind was that strong, and it was even tougher on the greens. (more...)
Shell Houston Open Golf Betting Tips
- April 01, 2017

Phil is as reliable as it gets at this course, and a price at $8,900 is an outright bargain for a player of his caliber in Houston. Here are my power rankings for the week. It still wasn't good enough to advance to the knockout rounds, but that just means he'll be better rested for this week's event. That left just Southern Hills to negotiate for a trip to Augusta, four days before The Masters tournament. (more...)
Injury blow for Manchester United as Juan Mata has groin surgery Injury blow for Manchester United as Juan Mata has groin surgery
- April 01, 2017

Key players Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic will also have to watch the game sitting on the bench. "I could not stop him to go even knowing that until the end of the season we have so many matches and we would probably need him for a few matches or a few periods". (more...)
Pakistan cricket board chief to step down in August Pakistan cricket board chief to step down in August
- April 01, 2017

Latif appeared before the Pakistan Cricket Board's tribunal today (Friday), which has been established to probe the alleged corruption charges against him and fellow cricketer Sharjeel Khan. Since under the PCB's Anti-Corruption Code the proceedings are meant to be kept confidential, no comments will be made by any party or the Tribunal on the merits of the case. (more...)
Manchester United must show character in defining period says Mourinho Manchester United must show character in defining period says Mourinho
- April 01, 2017

Historically, the Reds have done well against West Brom and will be looking for their 56th in the 130th game between the clubs on Saturday, having also drawn 31 and lost 43. 'There are handsome places to live. "We want people who are really engaged with the first contact. We know we're playing against a club that are financially miles in front of us but you get games like that in this league and you still can manage to win games if it goes right for you". (more...)
Perfect pick: North Carolina seventh-grader nails Final Four
- April 01, 2017

Gonzaga . Finally over the Final Four hump, the Zags are ready to take two more steps and add a title to their resume. In the win over the Gators, Florida knocked down seven threes in the first half. Chamberlain was held to just 23 points on 6-of-13 shooting, a modest performance given his ridiculous numbers for the season. He considers that game a toss up, as he considers these Zags the best Gonzaga team he's seen Mark Few put together. (more...)
Ashwin, Vijay to miss IPL, Kohli out for part of tournament
- April 01, 2017

While Umesh is the pace spearhead for Kolkata Knight Riders, Jadeja is the vital cog for Gujarat Lions. Incidentally, Pujara's last IPL appearance was for Kings XI Punjab, wherein he opened for the franchise in a few games that he played. It is the highest by any Indian bowler in a season, contributing handsomely in bulk of India's 10 Test victories. A host of Indian players would either miss or be rested from a few games after a gruelling global season. (more...)
Antonio Conte's Premier League record compared to Jose Mourinho's first Chelsea season Antonio Conte's Premier League record compared to Jose Mourinho's first Chelsea season
- April 01, 2017

Liverpool now ranks fourth on the League table with 56 points in 29 games played, four points ahead of Manchester United who also has two games less than the Reds (27). Romelu Lukaku is unlikely to join Chelsea or Manchester United in the summer transfer window, report Calciomercato . So a trip to Burnley, who have garnered the same amount of home points as Arsenal this season, poses a stern test for Mauricio Pochettino and co. (more...)
Lingard hails Man Utd freshness and formation in Middlesbrough triumph Lingard hails Man Utd freshness and formation in Middlesbrough triumph
- April 01, 2017

Mourinho praised the "attitude and desire" of his players. Playing their third game in less than seven days, United looked like easing to victory after goals by Marouane Fellaini and Jesse Lingard put the visitors 2-0 up by the 62nd minute. (more...)
Alanna Smith finishing strongly as Stanford chase March Madness glory Alanna Smith finishing strongly as Stanford chase March Madness glory
- April 01, 2017

By then, SC had already taken control of the game, charging back from a 29-20 halftime deficit to grab the lead with a 13-0 run in the third quarter, during which reeling Stanford missed 15 consecutive shots. "I just wanted to get our kids to the locker room at halftime because I knew no matter how many points that we were down, we could utilize our speed to get back in the play", Staley said. (more...)
Kelly Smith wants Arsene Wenger to make an announcement on Arsenal future Kelly Smith wants Arsene Wenger to make an announcement on Arsenal future
- April 01, 2017

Surely if he had made a decision to stay and the club had offered him a new deal then everything would be sorted and clear. Wenger is reported to have been offered a new two-year contract by Arsenal . The former Barcelona ace's comments led to speculation that he could swap Arsenal for Chelsea, who are also based in London . "I would prefer to face Arsenal after a lot of wins". (more...)
Moyes staying at Sunderland no matter what Moyes staying at Sunderland no matter what
- April 01, 2017

Sunderland have often turned to new mangers when they're down the bottom, as they have been in each of the past six seasons. "Well, it's a great message for all the young English players who I can see not getting games at their clubs- well why don't you come to Sunderland and you will get a good chance of becoming an England global?" Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has confirmed interest in Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe. (more...)