Author: 0 Westbrook Vs Harden The Highlight When NBA Playoffs Open

Whilst Ilyasova was traded away just after the season began, Oladipo and Sabonis were both starters at the beginning of the campaign. The final playoff spot in the East, however, is coming down to the very final game. Senators at Bruins on Wednesday. John Wall and Brad Beal drive the Wizards, whose defence dropped off significantly in the latter stages of the season.

Sports Harrison, Villa score; NYCFC beats winless Union 2-0
Author: 0 Harrison, Villa score; NYCFC beats winless Union 2-0

Villa himself claimed that he attempted the strike largely because fatigue was beginning to settle in at the end of a closely-fought encounter. The wonder goal carried a bit extra personal value for Villa, having been denied by Blake earlier in the game.

Sports Son levels S Korean scoring record as Spurs beat Bournemouth
Author: 0 Son levels S Korean scoring record as Spurs beat Bournemouth

He has now reached the 20-goal mark in three successive top-flight seasons - the first Spurs player to do so since Jimmy Greaves between 1966 and 1969. Instead a corner was indicated and from Christian Eriksen's in-swinging delivery, Dembele took a touch before ramming home his first goal since January 2016.

Author: 0 Playoff Breakdown: Milwaukee Bucks versus Toronto Raptors

Antetokounmpo blossomed into an All-Star in his first full season since Kidd made him a primary ball-handler. Antetokounmpo is having a breakout season with career highs in points per game (22.9) rebounds per game (8.7), assists per game (5.4), blocks per game (1 .9) and steals per game (1 .6) this season.

Author: 0 Mathieu Flamini has sympathy for Arsenal fans

And of their top four chances, he said: "Very hard, because this evening, we did a very bad operation given everyone won at the weekend". "What disappointed me most was the fact that we lost decisive duels in zones where you can not afford it.

Sports After 3 years of losing, Herman trying to change Texas
Author: 0 After 3 years of losing, Herman trying to change Texas

If players drink the least proper amount of water, Herman's descriptor for that category insists, "You are a bad guy!" And now comes word of his hydration chart. "I'm trying to let him know it's OK to play with passion and emotion and allow that to show". When he was hired away from Houston, Tom Herman was tasked with rebuilding the Texas football program.

Author: 0 Ronaldo resting, Isco's 2 goals keeps Madrid on title track

With a three-point La Liga cushion and a game in hand on second-place Barcelona , Zidane can afford to be a bit risky with his team selections. Barcelona must now beat Real Sociedad in Saturday's late kick-off to ensure they remain within three points of Madrid ahead of next weekend's Clasico at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Author: 0 Mourinho: Chelsea much better than United this year

I prefer to concentrate on my team. I'd prefer to be focused on my team and the game during the match, so I can find the right solution if my team is in difficulty. The Premier League leaders travel to Old Trafford having secured back-to-back victories following their surprise home defeat by Crystal Palace in April.

Author: 0 Wenger says Arsenal faces 'massive' challenge to reach top 4

Poor recent results, including Monday's 3-0 defeat by a Crystal Palace side battling to avoid relegation, have only fuelled talk about Wenger's prospects. "I can not confirm that we have offered that", he told a news conference. Sanchez is among the nominees for the PFA Player of the Year award, having notched 18 goals and 10 assists in the Premier League this season.

Sports Future not seen in NY
Author: 0 Future not seen in NY

Jackson, however, admitted that Carmelo still holds all the cards in a trade, and it would take some time before such a trade would actually come to fruition. "We got rid of some guys early on that resisted, weren't willing to be learners". It was the coaching staff's fault: "We did not have an identity".

Sports Real Madrid doors open to Griezmann, says Ramos
Author: 0 Real Madrid doors open to Griezmann, says Ramos

The Sun quotes the 25-year-old, whose late goal grabbed Atletico Madrid a share of the spoils in Saturday's derby against Real, spoke after the game and explained that it would be nearly impossible to make the a move to the Bernabeu. Griezmann scored a late equaliser against Real over the weekend after reports in Spain claimed Los Blancos were lining up a 2018 move for the goalscorer.

Author: 0 Montgomery impresses in debut as Yanks rally past Rays 8-4

The former Gamecock standout, who earned his promotion to the big leagues with an impressive spring training, had an encouraging debut in one of the most pressure-packed environments in all of baseball. Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has a ideal game through six innings against the Tampa Bay Rays in New York's home opener. Jordan Montgomery had four hours to think about the biggest start of his life.

Sports NBA Playoffs 2017: Eastern Conference First Round preview and predictions
Author: 0 NBA Playoffs 2017: Eastern Conference First Round preview and predictions

Meanwhile, in the West, Bing projects that Houston will prevail over Oklahoma City. "We are in a new season now, the real season", noted Miller. In NBA 2K17's Blacktop mode, where you can play different types of basketball games ranging from 1 vs 1 to 5 vs 5, Thierry Henry is available as a playable character, where you can test his skills against the greatest players of all time.

Author: 0 Despite goals and win, Ronaldo still wanted more

The Portuguese, who scored his third and fourth goal of this season's UEFA Champions League campaign on the night, became the first player to net 100 goals in European competition. Arturo Vidal headed Bayern into the lead, but then skied a penalty attempt on the stroke of half-time. Ronaldo had faced criticism after struggling to find his best form in recent weeks, but the 32-year-old's two goals took him onto 100 in European club competition, and he has refused to recognise his ...

Sports West Brom v Liverpool preview: Jurgen Klopp sets Reds Champions League target
Author: 0 West Brom v Liverpool preview: Jurgen Klopp sets Reds Champions League target

Jurgen Klopp still can't count on Sadio Mane, Jordan Henderson and Adam Lallana. Lallana is still sidelined with a thigh issue, while Henderson is still on the way back from a foot problem and both may not be back until early May. "The challenge of West Brom is big enough", he told journalists. Ahead of Liverpool's Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion on Sunday, check out 11 interesting facts and figures about the game from club statistician Ged Rea.

Author: 0 A long, tearful road to a major for Sergio Garcia

The 37-year-old was wearing his green jacket, though it appeared a bit fit than the one he was presented with after becoming just the third Spaniard to win the Masters after his idols Seve Ballesteros (1980, 1983) and Jose Maria Olazabal (1994,1999).

Sports Karl-Anthony Towns makes history twice in same night
Author: 0 Karl-Anthony Towns makes history twice in same night

With his 2,011th point of the 2016-17 season, Towns surpassed the 2,010 points Kevin Love scored for the Timberwolves in 2013-14. "I mean, he wants to play", Donovan said. With Westbrook resting for the first time this season, Oladipo also had nine rebounds and six assists, and the Thunder outrebounded Minnesota 54-35.

Author: 0 Fleury makes late start, Penguins rush by Blue Jackets 3-1

Fleury learned Murray's calm techinques and made 31 saves, in a 3 to 1 victory. Sullivan did not offer a timetable for a return for the 22-year-old Murray. "(Fleury) comes out of the bullpen, has a real good first period", Sullivan said. His teammates were thankful, and they were excited to see Fleury hear his name chanted one more time in this building, because no one knows how long he'll be here.

Sports Braves' new park finally set for real test in home opener
Author: 0 Braves' new park finally set for real test in home opener

The carpet runway will be 220 feet long by 12 feet wide. SunTrust Park is not only home to the Atlanta Braves, but also a wide variety of restaurants, shops, apartments and other venues. Teheran will be opposed by veteran right-hander Jhoulys Chacin , who was 1-2 with a 5.40 ERA in five starts for the Braves early last season before being traded to the Los Angeles Angels.

Sports NCAA Endorses New Early Signing Period For HS Football Recruits
Author: 0 NCAA Endorses New Early Signing Period For HS Football Recruits

The NCAA on Friday morning announced that an early signing period was approved by the NCAA Division I Council after meeting in Indianapolis to discuss future rules and regulations for college football. It was something our coaches and athletic directors felt was the right way to go". "You can preach and preach to the kids, 'Don't go somewhere because of a coach, '" he said, "but there's certain coaches who draw a kid due to their success and character.

Author: 0 F1 2017: Lewis Hamilton wins Chinese Grand Prix

Vettel and Hamilton are now level on points, but the four-time world champion made a great fist of attempting to claim a second victory of the year. "I think that pace-wise we were a match today, sometimes he was faster, sometimes I was: if we can fight with Mercedes also in Bahrain that will be again good news".

Author: 0 Hazard backs 'professional' Chelsea to see out title race

We are all going in the same direction and that's very important. Hazard was among a nucleus of Chelsea stars who suffered a major drop in form last season, with the Blues' lacklustre results costing Jose Mourinho his job in December 2015.

Sports Penguins' Fleury to stay in net for Game 2 vs Blue Jackets
Author: 0 Penguins' Fleury to stay in net for Game 2 vs Blue Jackets

The Pittsburgh Penguins went with Marc-Andre Fleury in goal for Game 1 of the opening round of the Eastern Conference playoffs against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday night. Rust finished a pretty sequence in which Malkin fed the puck to Kessel, who delicately kicked it to Rust in the slot. "We've got to find a way to get to the net more", Foligno said.

Author: 0 Realmuto's RBI double in 9th helps Marlins beat Mets 3-2

Thursday's 16-inning game left the Mets exhausted entering Friday's contest, and needing length out of Syndergaard. The Mets jumped to 7-3 on the season and will play game two of this series tonight as Noah Syndergaard is scheduled to take on Edinson Volquez.