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Sports Russell Westbrook Breaks NBA Record for Single-Season Triple-Doubles
Author: 0 Russell Westbrook Breaks NBA Record for Single-Season Triple-Doubles

While the final shot of the game wasn't a requirement for a triple-double, it did give Westbrook his third career triple-double in which he notched 50 points. PORTLAND, Ore . (AP) - The Portland Trail Blazers clinched the final playoff spot in the Western Conference on Sunday when Denver lost to Oklahoma City 106-105.

Author: 0 How Well Do the Indiana Pacers Matchup With the Cleveland Cavaliers?

Something similar, maybe even better, will be needed for the Pacers to defeat the Cavs. "I think through everything that went on with our team, we're in a position where we can do something special", James said. LeBron James claims to have the answer to turning things around for the troubled team. Despite featuring the best coach in the National Basketball Association (more on that later), this is probably going to be the least entertaining series from the West , at least if you like ...

Author: 0 LeBron unfazed by struggles, believes Cavaliers can repeat

We're going to need that same intensity if not more, it's just a different game". Love was named to the All-Star team for the first time since he signed with Cleveland two years ago. It will be the franchise's sixth playoff appearance in the last seven years and the first under head coach Nate McMillan . Their last game, the Pacers were in Cleveland on April 2nd.

Sports Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger lifts lid on contract offer
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger lifts lid on contract offer

Sanchez has been the focus of increased speculation in recent weeks as Arsenal's poor form has led to rumours that he will leave the club this season . "We were beaten, and you have to face reality and respond", the Frenchman added. Arsenal are sixth in the league, seven points behind fourth-placed Manchester City, who have played a game more.

Author: 0 Clay Buchholz leaves game after straining right forearm

Yoenis Cespedes accounted for three of them and Lucas Duda hit two. However, a matchup with the hittable Clay Buchholz and the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night allowed him to turn things around, to say the least. Harvey won his first start last week. They had 14 extra-base hits, second-most in this ballpark to their 15 on August 24, 2015. Cespedes wasn't alone in his feats of strength: Duda hit a titanic solo blast in the sixth that cleared the high ivy-covered wall behind the ...

Author: 0 Wilson scores in OT as Caps survive scare to beat Leafs

Tom Wilson played only 13:10 of the first game, with no time on the power play and only a few moments on the penalty kill, and still ended up with the most important goal of the game. The Predators needed one goal in the early stages of their game against the Blackhawks, as Rinne did the rest for them in net. I think that was in '03, and they had just won the Cup.

Sports Marchand breaks late tie, Bruins top Senators 2-1 in Game 1
Author: 0 Marchand breaks late tie, Bruins top Senators 2-1 in Game 1

The Boston Bruins will have Tuukka Rask between the pipes in the Stanley Cup Playoffs . He shined all night , but don't forget how strong he was in the first period during the opening minutes when the Bruins were under siege. Miller returned to the game later in the period. Senators offense vs. Bruins defense: Ottawa is the lowest scoring team to make the playoffs, and the only one with a negative goal differential.

Author: 0 Pep Guardiola expects Man City to be tested by Southampton

Asked at a press conference if Kompany would ever be able to play two games a week again, Guardiola said: "He can do that, hopefully, in the next period, in the future". Guardiola has said he will decide on the day whether to play Claudio Bravo or Willy Caballero in goal. "The most important thing for us is to keep the good feeling between ourselves; then we can go up against this team".

Sports 2% voter turn-out in Srinagar matter of concern: Rajnath
Author: 0 2% voter turn-out in Srinagar matter of concern: Rajnath

He said some persons have been arrested for assaulting jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force who were on election duty during the by-election to the Srinagar parliamentary seat on April 9. "This is just so shocking!" He said he had no information on the video as of now, but added, "Whatever has happened, we will look into it". Venting out his anger on Twitter, the 43-year-old wrote, "The footage of our soldiers being slapped and heckled is sickening.

Sports Conte stands by team selection against Crystal Palace
Author: 0 Conte stands by team selection against Crystal Palace

But it's very hard to find a reply to this result. It appears they have cause to be concerned, as the Ivory Coast worldwide is being by a host of top four teams, following his impressive season of six goals and seven assists in the league.

Sports Rod Carew's new heart, kidney came from late NFL player
Author: 0 Rod Carew's new heart, kidney came from late NFL player

But, the same week Konrad passed news broke that Carew received a heart and kidney from a 29-year-old donor, so it wasn't too hard to connect the dots. He put in a year with a left ventricular help gadget in his trunk taking care of the work of his harmed heart. Carew's family has always been signed up as organ donors in memory of his daughter, Michelle, who died of leukemia when she was unable to get a match for a bone marrow transplant.

Sports Steelers chairman Dan Rooney dies at 84
Author: 0 Steelers chairman Dan Rooney dies at 84

The news has saddened many across the league and anyone associated with the Steelers, past, and present. Under Rooney's leadership he oversaw six NFL Championships. ET at St. Paul Cathedral in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh . He also is known for the Rooney Rule , a National Football League policy adopted in 2003 that requires teams to interview minority candidates for head coaching and senior football operation positions.

Sports Westbrook to rest Tuesday against Timberwolves
Author: 0 Westbrook to rest Tuesday against Timberwolves

Westbrook finished out the game with 50 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists. No player has averaged a triple-double for an entire season since Robertson. "I could not be happier for him". Robertson wrote at the website Undefeated.com. Throughout the game, they lead the Thunder in 2nd and 3rd Quarter.

Author: 0 Oscar Robertson endorses Russell Westbrook for NBA MVP

The Thunder, who lost Kevin Durant in free agency to the Warriors in the offseason, dropped from the 3 seed past year. Forty-five out of the total 61 MVP winners' teams have finished the season first in their conference, and the past 34 MVPs' teams have been ranked in the top three of their conference.

Sports Pep Guardiola explains Premier League failure
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola explains Premier League failure

However, despite being within five wins of the title, manager Antonio Conte has been forced to deny speculation in Italy he is set to quit the Blues this summer. Guardiola said: "Now the situation is clear". "We feel the pressure because we know it's only a month and half to the end of the season and we are in the best position to be in".

Author: 0 Davis Cup: Australia clinches quarterfinal win over US

Kyrgios fell into an early 1-4 hole in the first set, but was dominant thereafter on his way to a 7-6 (7/4) 6-3 6-4 victory which put Australia 3-1 up in the tie. David Goffin sent Belgium into the their second Davis Cup semi-final in three years yesterday with a decisive victory over Italy's Paolo Lorenzi in Charleroi .

Sports NFL officiating chief Dean Blandino resigns
Author: 0 NFL officiating chief Dean Blandino resigns

More likely, he would be silent if it was an internal ESPN move and a future colleague. "Dean's knowledge of the playing rules, his tireless commitment to improving the quality of NFL officiating, and his unquestioned dedication to his job has earned him the respect of the entire football community".

Sports North Carolina junior Justin Jackson entering NBA draft
Author: 0 North Carolina junior Justin Jackson entering NBA draft

Tony Bradley, on the other hand, initially expressed plans of declaring for the draft to get National Basketball Association feedback, though his father later clarified that their family is still discussing available options. "We're excited for Justin and proud of the way he conducted himself each day in leading our team to a national championship", says Tar Heel head coach Roy Williams.

Author: 0 Salas, Jang, Allen, Ji share early LPGA Tour lead in Hawaii

So Yeon Ryu, of South Korea, warms up on the practice range before the first round of the Lotte Championship LPGA golf tournament Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in Kapolei, Hawaii. I had a couple of good days of rest and I'm ready for the week to start. As one of the hottest players on the tour over the previous year, Ariya is still looking for her first win of 2017 after a couple of runner-up finishes.

Sports Hong Kong to Face Fiji, Canada and Russian Federation at Singapore Rugby Sevens
Author: 0 Hong Kong to Face Fiji, Canada and Russian Federation at Singapore Rugby Sevens

And they may be one of few teams on song ahead of this weekend's Singapore leg of the series, alongside an England team who have been very consistent in the seven of 10 legs that have been played. Eight more teams have the opportunity to qualify through the regional championship standings. "The big thing is to be able to relax and play". Amonde added: "It is a pool we can go through if we work very smart".

Author: 0 Clinical Gujarat Lions beat Rising Pune Supergiant by 7 wkts

Tye wasn't the only bowler to snag a hat-trick on the day. There are problems aplenty for the RPS management to address, but the major worry for Stephen Fleming and company will be the form of the bowlers. His wicket was quickly followed by that of McCullum. The former Kiwi skipper, who had by then faced 32 balls, firing five boundaries and three massive sixes was outsmarted by Chahar, who dragged the length back seeing McCullum coming down the track leaving the rest for stumper Mahendra ...

Sports Jadeveon Clowney's Contract Option Exercised by Texans
Author: 0 Jadeveon Clowney's Contract Option Exercised by Texans

Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney (90) was a thorn in the side of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Saturday night. Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney (90) attempts to block a pass by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) during the third quarter of an National Football League divisional playoff game at Gillette Stadium, Saturday, January 14, 2017.

Author: 0 Miles Bridges to return for Spartans next year

He confirmed it a day after sources close to the situation revealed that he was "leaning towards" returning to MSU. Despite urging from family and even head coach Tom Izzo, Bridges wants to return to school to work on his game at small forward.

Sports Adam Hadwin's girlfriend and fiance Jessica Dawn: Pictures, bio
Author: 0 Adam Hadwin's girlfriend and fiance Jessica Dawn: Pictures, bio

The putt went down and Hadwin had won with a 14-under 270 total. Hadwin also said one of the first people he would seek out for advice for next month's Masters is Weir. Hadwin found the water hazard right off the tee, setting up a double-bogey 6. The pair both made pars on 17, and found the fairway with their drives on 18.