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National Basketball Association says Harden should have been called for foul on decisive shot National Basketball Association says Harden should have been called for foul on decisive shot
- April 23, 2016

After Clark's layup with 10.6 seconds left gave Golden State a 96-95 lead, the Rockets, with no timeouts left, gave the ball to Harden, who calmly moved down the court and nailed a 10-foot, step-back jumper as Andre Iguodala arrived late to close out. (more...)
Harden's late shot lifts Rockets over Warriors 97-96
- April 23, 2016

After Harden hit the game-winner, the TNT cameras cut to the Houston bench. However that wasn't the case on Thursday night as the Rockets shocked the champions, taking Game 3. The Warriors overcame Curry's absence to get a 115-106 victory in the first game he missed and take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series . The league assesses non-calls directly related to the outcome of possessions in the final two minutes of games within five points. (more...)
Aretha Franklin: 'Zika virus may have been the cause of Prince's death' Aretha Franklin: 'Zika virus may have been the cause of Prince's death'
- April 23, 2016

Although the Aedes mosquito tends to enjoy the lush habitat provided by equatorial jungles, it also flourishes in similar climates, making areas throughout Central and South America, Asia, the Caribbean and parts of the southeastern United States ideal locations for it to thrive. (more...)
More intensity? Maybe, as Cavs, Hawks, Spurs chase 3-0 leads
- April 23, 2016

Just like Sunday's opener, the Cavs were tested, needing a 27-15 third quarter and a playoff record-equalling 20 three-pointers to see off the Pistons and maintain home-court advantage. Stevens said Thursday though there were no surprises from Bradley's MRI, he is out for both Game 3 and 4 and likely the entire series as the team looks tries to focuses on his long term health. (more...)
Could Cristiano Ronaldo make stunning move to Chelsea or Manchester City?
- April 23, 2016

Madrid are now one point behind joint leaders Barcelona and Atletico Madrid in La Liga , with all teams having just four games left to play. Barcelona seem to have put their miserable run of form behind them after an 8-0 victory and Atletico will look to keep churning out hard fought victories in any way possible to win back the title from Barcelona . (more...)
Rays top season high for runs, beat Red Sox 12-8 Rays top season high for runs, beat Red Sox 12-8
- April 22, 2016

Price struck out the next two batters to get out of the inning and limited the damage. "Whenever you get five runs in the bottom half of the first inning, that's unacceptable". And Lauber provides context as to Price being known for being slow out of the gate to start the regular season, stating that "one poor homestand is hardly a reason for Red Sox fans to bail" on Price and that he is "likely to do more to make the Sox a better team than a worse one". (more...)
Atlas fighter Timothy Bradley loses to Pacquiao by decision in Vegas
- April 22, 2016

Bradley responded bravely in the eighth, however, wobbling Pacquiao with a left hook and backing up the Filipino relentlessly. The referee checks on Timothy Bradley after he went down in his fight against Manny Pacquiao . "I don't think the first knockdown was a real knockdown, but Pacquiao did a great job in there", Atlas said. "I saw him smiling quite a lot in the ring tonight and that just tells me how much he loves the sport". (more...)
Chelsea's John Terry could return to face title-chasing Tottenham Chelsea's John Terry could return to face title-chasing Tottenham
- April 22, 2016

Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink has been giving John Terry a form of "work experience" during his time on the sidelines with injury. "I like people to be with the team". One of the good news for Chelsea is that their Under-19s retained their UEFA Youth League trophy as they defeated PSG in final 2-1, goals scored by Palmer and Abraham, the latter finishing as a second top scorer in the competition with eight goals . (more...)
Jets C Nick Mangold harasses Sidney Crosby at Rangers playoff game Jets C Nick Mangold harasses Sidney Crosby at Rangers playoff game
- April 22, 2016

Malkin, who prior to entering the playoffs last played on March 11, continues to torment NY, bringing his total tally in this series to four assists and two goals. But remember folks, hockey is a game of mistakes; every team makes mistakes every game, a much bigger issue was the Rangers inability to generate anything after the breakdown. (more...)
Rangers drop 3-1 behind Penguins Rangers drop 3-1 behind Penguins
- April 22, 2016

But on Tuesday night, they discovered a new one, losing Game 3 of their first-round series to the Penguins on a coach's challenge. NY appeared to take a 1-0 lead at 12:56 of the opening period, when Chris Kreider threw his own rebound past Murray from the right side of the crease during a power play. (more...)
CB Norman a free agent, Panthers rescind franchise tag offer
- April 22, 2016

The Carolina Panthers on Wednesday rescinded the franchise tag tying Norman to the NFC champions for the 2016 season, setting Norman loose on the open market. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that Norman is talking about five-year deals with Washington and the San Francisco 49ers. What kind of team rescinds a franchise tag offer to a player without a long-term offer ready to go? Norman recorded four interceptions, two fumble recoveries, two touchdowns and 56 combined tackles last season. (more...)
Mata: West Ham all we are thinking about
- April 22, 2016

United players have reportedly becoming increasingly frustrated with Van Gaal for tending to lay the blame on them behind closed doors, and are now seeking change. "It is the last chance of a title". "It's actually one of the most important games of the season and we can't afford to feel sad or upset when preparing for it". (more...)
NBA commissioner officially threatens to move All-Star Game amidst NC bathroom bill NBA commissioner officially threatens to move All-Star Game amidst NC bathroom bill
- April 22, 2016

However, Silver appeared to adopt a more conciliatory tone last Friday when he referred to the law as "problematic" and viewed his role less as a social justice warrior businessman than as a concerned party ready to negotiate to reach a desired conclusion. (more...)
Darmian shines as Man United beat Palace 2-0
- April 21, 2016

Victory moved fifth-placed United to within a point of Arsenal in fourth, heaping the pressure on the stumbling Gunners who have a chance to respond and bolster their grip on a top-four place when they host West Brom tonight. Asked whether he could help Arsene Wenger by beating United, the Togo global said: "I am not here to do anyone a favour, I am here to do my manager a favour". (more...)
Eagles trade for No. 2 pick in NFL Draft
- April 21, 2016

As well as the second pick, the Eagles also receive a 2017 fourth-rounder from the Browns in return. CHRIS GARDNER/AP The last time the Eagles had the second overall pick they took Syracuse QB Donovan McNabb. This could create something of a quarterback controversy in the City of Brotherly Love, as Sam Bradford inked a two-year, $36 million deal with $26 million guaranteed earlier this year. (more...)
Van Gaal: Stars join Man United for the money
- April 21, 2016

Van Gaal also revealed why he played Ashley Young as lone striker towards the end of the match, saying that he wanted more running in behind and hoped Young would become the attacking point of the team. Indeed it was McNair who scored the only goal of the game, minutes after Rooney's departure, arriving on cue in the penalty area to control and fire home left-footed. (more...)
Darmian shines as Manchester United beat Palace 2-0 Darmian shines as Manchester United beat Palace 2-0
- April 21, 2016

As you can see in our video above, those 14 goals are shared by 13 different scorers. "He was the player who switched the play and I liked that very much". On Wednesday Van Gaal should revert to a three man midfield once more with Michael Carrick sitting in front of the back four just behind Marouane Fellaini and Jesse Lingard. (more...)
Houston flooding: 6 dead, 1200 rescued and more rain to come Houston flooding: 6 dead, 1200 rescued and more rain to come
- April 21, 2016

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for the Houston area through Tuesday morning. Officials in Harris County, Texas said that 240 billion gallons of rain have fallen in the greater Houston area the past couple of days. (more...)
Hawks pull out Game 1 vs. Celtics
- April 21, 2016

While Bradley was his typical optimistic self - "I'll be fine once I get some treatment". Kent Bazemore was everywhere Saturday night as the Hawks held onto a one point lead to win their first game of the playoffs against the Boston Celtics. (more...)
McIlroy opens final round with 2 a bogey, McIlroy opens final round with 2 a bogey,
- April 21, 2016

It's tough to swallow that. "I'm still in the lead". "The wind is very strong and when it dies a little, you have to take the chance and hit your shot". Aggressive play by 58-year-old Bernard Langer, Masters newcomer Smylie Kaufman and several others kept McIlroy sliding down the standings, most likely dashing his hopes for the elusive green jacket. (more...)