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UFC 210: Daniel Cormier threatens Jon Jones not to enter cage
- April 17, 2017

Jones was pulled from a July 2016 bout against Cormier shortly after news about the positive drug test. Jones claimed to have taken a sexual-enhancement pill but ended up testing positive for two banned anti-estrogen agents. The insane thing is that it was allowed to happen. "That was absolutely nuts", Jones said. Cormier tried to dismiss the Jones Factor this week - but knows he has to beat the fighter known as "Bones" to claim he's the best. (more...)
Borussia Dortmund boss vents frustration at UEFA decision Borussia Dortmund boss vents frustration at UEFA decision
- April 17, 2017

The fixture was postponed from Tuesday after three explosions rocked the Dortmund team coach and left Spain global Marc Bartra needing surgery on a broken wrist. Shinji Kagawa cut the deficit in the 84th minute, but it was not enough to save Dortmund from defeat. It was really hard and I forgot about the game again, I only thought about them. (more...)
Kenyans Kirui, Kiplagat win 121st Boston Marathon
- April 17, 2017

Among today's competitors will be cancer survivors, people with prosthetic limbs, and others who've overcome unimaginable odds to run on Patriots Day in Boston . It sounds ridiculous now, but that's what these women were up against. And before her Bobbi Gibb the first woman to finish the Boston Marathon in 1966 but who was told by male racing authorities when she applied to run that women were "not physiologically able to run marathon distances". (more...)
Leicester manager blames poor refereeing for Atletico loss
- April 17, 2017

The Atletico goal game via a highly contentious penalty which was dispatched by Antoine Griezmann. They carried us to the success against Sevilla. Huth, though, is suspended for the second leg after picking up a needless booking at the Vicente Calderon while Benalouane limped off against Crystal Palace on Saturday. (more...)
Stanley Cup Playoffs 2017: Getting to know the Capitals' possible playoff opponents
- April 17, 2017

And, for that matter, the exciting young players across the National Hockey League. But dwelling on what might have been for Toronto stopped the second the final buzzer hit zero. After the game, Toronto coach Mike Babcock said that ideally Andersen would start the regular-season finale against the Columbus Blue Jackets . It's a great time to be a Toronto sports fan. (more...)
'Realistic' Bilic makes key admission on West Ham dogfight
- April 17, 2017

Going forward we are good but defensively recently we have not been efficient enough". In the first half, we needed to be patient, not to make a mistake. "We have to start picking up points". "We were active on the ball and breaking their rhythm". After a quiet first half, Ozil, on his 150th appearance for the Gunners, fired home from the edge of the box after being gifted possession by Jose Fonte. (more...)
Cavaliers survive Pacers' late charge to win Game 1
- April 17, 2017

April 22, 1976: After splitting the first four games of the series, the Cavaliers returned home to a then-record National Basketball Association playoff crowd of 21,312 for Game 5 at The Coliseum in Richfield. Leonard led the way with a postseason-high 32 points on home court in San Antonio . LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 points, and Tony Parker added 18 to help San Antonio win its ninth consecutive over Memphis in the postseason. (more...)
Cavaliers escape with slim victory
- April 17, 2017

Game 2 will get underway just after 7 p.m., with the next two contests set for IN on Thursday night and next Sunday afternoon. IN played a solid all-around game, matching the Cavs at both ends and even out-rebounding them. George paced IN with 29 points, seven assists and five rebounds, and Lance Stephenson totaled 16 points, seven rebounds and three assists. There was no help for George after he got the inbounds with 10 seconds left. (more...)
Karlsson's OT goal lifts Sharks to Game 1 win over Oilers
- April 17, 2017

San Jose Sharks coach Peter DeBoer says he won't be taking a wrecking ball to a power play that has gone from lacklustre to downright liability in the National Hockey League playoffs. Game 2 against San Jose is in Edmonton on Friday. The concern for San Jose, as well as Edmonton, is that the even nature of this series is not a product of both games being close, but from both clubs putting forth inconsistent efforts. (more...)
Jose Mourinho confirms Man United's summer transfer plan Jose Mourinho confirms Man United's summer transfer plan
- April 17, 2017

He scored the opening goal for United and assisted Marcus Rashford to an 89th minute goal to bag three important points for his team at the Stadium of Light. The striker has shown few signs of slowing up and likened himself to Brad Pitt's title character from the film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, who ages in reverse. (more...)
Cavaliers edge Pacers to take Game 1 at home Cavaliers edge Pacers to take Game 1 at home
- April 17, 2017

On the plus side, James tried out an adjusted free throw routine - one where he dips the ball slightly after getting set, before going up for his shot - and went 4-for-4 from the line to start before finishing 6-for-9. But as a team the Cavs were out-rebounded, 41-34. It's a tendency the Cavaliers carried into the postseason, no matter how much they'd like to swear it off. (more...)
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Toronto Raptors - 4/12/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- April 17, 2017

George finished with 43 points, nine rebounds and nine assists while LeBron James put up 41 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists. This is not the first time James had a hard time in the regular season. I know the first wind getting out there in Game 1 is going to be a blowout session when you need to get the lungs back and get that second wind back and get rolling. (more...)
Melbourne City hold onto fourth despite loss to Perth Glory Melbourne City hold onto fourth despite loss to Perth Glory
- April 17, 2017

A resolute Keogh played a starring role up front for the Glory despite the passing of his grandfather in Ireland earlier in the week. But City responded late, raining down on their western rivals to hold on and set up a tantalising replay of last season's elimination final at the same venue, won 2-0 by City. (more...)
Manchester United brush Chelsea aside and blow title race open
- April 17, 2017

Despite having been barracked with chants of "Judas" during United's 1-0 defeat at Chelsea in the FA Cup last month, Mourinho said victory over his former club carried no special significance. He plays every game, on the right on the left in one striker in two strikers. The three points took them into fifth spot, four points behind fourth-placed City. (more...)
Mancini homers twice again, Orioles rout Blue Jays 11-4
- April 17, 2017

Baltimore Orioles Trey Mancini is congratulated in the dugout after hitting a three-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays in the sixth inning of their AL baseball game in Toronto on Sunday April 16, 2017. Yes, the Jays had 10 hits, a hint that the offence is at least starting to wake up. He pitched six innings to a no-decision, allowing five hits, two walks and two runs. (more...)
Pouille opens against Edmund in Davis Cup quarterfinals Pouille opens against Edmund in Davis Cup quarterfinals
- April 17, 2017

In Belgrade, Serbia's Viktor Troicki and Nenad Zimonjic defeated Pablo Carreno-Busta and Marc Lopez 4-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-0, 4-6, 6-2 to seal victory over Spain while, in Rouen, France also took an unassailable 3-0 lead against Great Britain. An early break against the Brit was met with stoic resistance and an immediate break back that showed that this beef was not for roasting, but it was not to last, as France made their decisive break late in the first set to take it 7-5. (more...)
F1 Bahrain GP: Vettel hails Bahrain GP win as 'close to perfect'
- April 17, 2017

Hamilton will have the chance to make up for his mistake in Bahrain during the fourth race of the 2017 Formula One season, which will take place in Sochi at the Russian Grand Prix on April 30. The undercut worked to perfection with Vettel taking charge of the race - even though the safety vehicle was deployed moments later after hapless Canadian rookie Lance Stroll crashed into the Toro Rosso of Carlos Sainz - with 12 of the 57 laps gone. (more...)
Kohli fit for IPL
- April 17, 2017

Despite losing both Rana and Buttler in the space of seven runs, Sharma (40 not out) and Kieron Pollard (39) took over with a 68-run stand off 42 balls. Kohli also had stitched RCB's highest opening stand of 63 runs with an out-of-touch Chris Gayle, followed by a 47-run partnership with AB de Villiers. (more...)
Canadian men to face All Blacks in Singapore rugby sevens quarter-finals Canadian men to face All Blacks in Singapore rugby sevens quarter-finals
- April 17, 2017

Perry Baker and Stephen Tomasin responded with tries for the United States to reduce the deficit to 19-12 before half-time, with Baker then going over in the second half to draw his side level. Meantime, England claim the bronze with a 14-12 victory over Australia while Wales win the Challenge Trophy Final with 24-12 win over Scotland. RUGBYU-SEVENS-KEN-NZ Nelson Oyook of Kenya holds the ball during the USA Sevens tournament Rugby match Kenya vs New Zealand, part of the World Rugby ... (more...)
Kyrgios puts Australia in semifinals
- April 17, 2017

He struggled to stay with Sock in the opening set but seized his chance when the American's serve deserted him at 3-4, breaking Sock to win the opener in 37 minutes. "I'm looking forward to getting back here and having some home support", said Kyrgios, who had to deal with a hostile crowd when he lost to Federer in Miami last week. (more...)