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Sports Wizards Face Celtics in Eastern Semi Final Game 2
Author: 0 Wizards Face Celtics in Eastern Semi Final Game 2

Meanwhile, the Boston Celtics will be looking to take a 2-0 series lead after their impressive showing in Game 1. The Boston Celtics now lead the Washington Wizards, 2-0. Game 3 is Thursday at 8 p.m.in Washington . Thomas made two free throws to tie it, then both Wall and Bradley Beal missed short jumpers that could have won it in regulation.

Author: 0 Juventus Dispatch Monaco to Reach Champions League Final

Two years ago everyone thought it was my last final - but you have to believe in your dreams. Monaco have performed beyond all expectations in this season's Champions League and eliminated some mighty opponents to make it to the semifinals, but their chances of repeating such heroics next year depend on the club's ability to hold onto their array of star players this summer.

Author: 0 Colin de Grandhomme chips in during Kolkata Knight Riders' IPL win

Narine's feat equalled Kolkata team mate Yusuf Pathan's milestone half-century against Hyderabad two years ago. Sunil Narine hit the joint fastest half-century in IPL as Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets to become the third team to qualify for the play-offs, here today.

Sports Offensive draft early, QBs prized after Garrett is No. 1
Author: 0 Offensive draft early, QBs prized after Garrett is No. 1

They finished 1-15 last season and only one team had fewer than the Browns' 26 sacks. Manziel and the Browns' other first-round pick that year, cornerback Justin Gilbert, are both now out of the NFL. NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock said the Browns have to have a plan to utilize Peppers' unique skill set. Garrett is aware of recent criticism about his game, including remarks by Hall of Famer Warren Sapp, who called him "lazy".

Author: 0 Hull loses to increase relegation fears in EPL

Moyes hopes a result like this can help build momentum ahead of life in the Championship - a campaign Sunderland may face without fans' favourite Jordan Pickford . If only Sunderland could keep them both. At the opposite end, there were warning shots for Hull . Hernandez produced a fine individual moment eight minutes from the break, drifting past two defenders from the right flank, but the Uruguayan's singular approach let City down as he ignored Grosicki and Clucas in the area ...

Author: 0 Liverpool beat Watford 1-0 in EPL with Can highlight goal

The Hornets would ahve been good value for a draw in the final Premier League game of the weekend after restricting Liverpool to mostly half-chances. "Everything is in our hands". 'At the end I thought we were pushing them.we were unlucky not to come away with a draw. The defence looked solid throughout, with Watford's best chance coming in the 90th minute from which Prodl hit the bar but apart from that, they didn't cause many problems.

Author: 0 Real Madrid not favourites in final, says Zidane

Saul Niguez netted the first goal with a header off a corner in the 12th minute, and Antoine Griezmann added to the lead four minutes later by converting a penalty after Fernando Torres was tripped by defender Raphael Varane. It's his recent form, though, that should put him head and shoulders above Benzema in the Real Madrid pecking order. Yet his goal return is all the more impressive when taking into consideration he has played 1256 of a possible 3150 minutes (39.9%) in Spain's top tier ...

Sports Sunderland dent Hull's survival hopes with 2-0 win
Author: 0 Sunderland dent Hull's survival hopes with 2-0 win

Hull are easily the biggest threat to our position of safety but Middlesbrough have a game in hand to upset even the Tiger's party - it's all very complicated at present and the fixture list needs addressing urgently. Swans fans raised the roof at the Liberty Stadium and Clement believes the "Jack Army" make a better noise than fans of Real Madrid, where he was assistant to Carlo Ancelotti.

Sports Hawks' Dwight Howard pulled over for speeding the morning of playoff loss
Author: 0 Hawks' Dwight Howard pulled over for speeding the morning of playoff loss

Just a few hours later, Dwight Howard would find himself pulled over for speeding on I-285. National Basketball Association players are night owls, but 2 a.m. He reportedly also was driving with a suspended registration. The officer wrote Howard a ticket for his lack of insurance and then gave the 6-foot-11 center a verbal warning for speeding and suspended registration.

Sports Early College Football Signing Period Added
Author: 0 Early College Football Signing Period Added

New legislation adopted recently will allow official visits for players starting in April of their junior year, but that does not begin until the Class of 2019. ACC commissioner John Swofford is among those commissioners supporting the additional signing period. I wonder how this will impact the coaching carousel, particularly the timing of it.

Sports Colts to unveil Peyton Manning statue, retire his jersey
Author: 0 Colts to unveil Peyton Manning statue, retire his jersey

Manning will become the 14th member of the Ring of Honor, the most recent of which was Bill Polian, who was inducted previous year. Last fall, Peyton Manning returned to Indianapolis for a Super Bowl reunion. He played 14 magical seasons for the Colts, amassing 54,828 passing yards, 4,682 completions, and 399 passing touchdowns-all franchise records. The 41-year-old spent his first 13 seasons in Indy, where he won four MVP Awards and guided the Colts to their second Super Bowl victory in ...

Sports Curry's 30 lead Warriors to sweep Jazz
Author: 0 Curry's 30 lead Warriors to sweep Jazz

While the Warriors have been the most dominant team this postseason with an 8-0 record, an average margin of victory of 16.5 points, and an interim head coach, the Cavaliers are 8-0 having already advanced to the conference finals with an average margin of victory of 8.3 points.

Sports Curry's 30 lead Warriors to sweep after 121-95 win over Jazz
Author: 0 Curry's 30 lead Warriors to sweep after 121-95 win over Jazz

From the start, the Warriors controlled the game with a 39-17 score at the end of the first quarter. The Warriors' ball movement made one of the best defenses in the league look like it was moving in quicksand. However, Golden State's historically-great offense proved too much for an inexperienced Jazz team that was making its first-ever playoffs appearance under the Quin Snyder era.

Sports Demi Lovato is Partnering With Fabletics to Empower Girls
Author: 0 Demi Lovato is Partnering With Fabletics to Empower Girls

But luckily, an insider told the magazine, "It wasn't a dramatic split". The singer and MMA fighter first got together in July 2016 when they had a "quick fling" before breaking up. The singer/actress has yet to comment on the new split reports, but she gushed about Guilherme during a recent appearance on America's The Ellen DeGeneres Show last month (Apr17).

Author: 0 Clinical Real respond to Barca rout

The thrilling 3-2 victory, capped with a last minute victor from Lionel Messi , put them level on points with their rivals. " Villarreal conceded four goals and we could have scored even more, but we must be happy". Neymar certainly enjoys facing the Yellow Submarines, indeed - that was his ninth goal in nine matches (in all competitions) against Villarreal .

Sports Golovkin Canelo Contract Details Begin To Emerge
Author: 0 Golovkin Canelo Contract Details Begin To Emerge

Like Floyd Mayweather, he can fight anyone and there will be a lot of money changing hands. Jeff Horn was extra motivated in his title fight with the fighting senator Manny Pacquiao with the gold medal victory of another Brisbane-born boxer Joe Goodall at the prestigious Feliks Stamm Tournament in Warsaw, Poland.

Author: 0 Real will attack Atletico despite Champions League tie lead - Zidane

The Atletico players headed out to the Vicente Calderon pitch to train on Tuesday, 24 hours before they try to overturn a three-goal deficit against rivals Real Madrid. Another read: "Know how to lose and know how to win". "Don't stop believing", has also been a consistent emblem of Simeone's time in charge of Atletico.

Author: 0 'Canelo' Alvarez dominates Chavez Jr., Golovkin next up

Gennady Golovkin was not impressed with Canelo Alvarez's dominant win over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr on Saturday night ahead of their super-fight. Alvarez vs Golovkin is scheduled for September 16 , 2017. There were concerns before Friday's weigh-in that Chavez may not be able to get down to the 164.5-pound catch-weight. How sick is this fight going be?! The Chavez clash was set above the middleweight limit and Alvarez showed how his footwork and hand speed can overcome a size ...

Sports Preds reach 1st Western final in team history, ousting Blues
Author: 0 Preds reach 1st Western final in team history, ousting Blues

In that sense, the hulking goaltender is Predators personified and was understandably beaming when, in his 566th National Hockey League game, he finally led the franchise to its first berth in the Western Conference finals. "We're going to have to park this one quickly and get ready for a big battle down there". "Enjoy it tonight and get ready for the next series". The Blues' unexpected playoff run went deep into the second round, but ended Sunday with a 3-1 loss to Nashville at ...

Sports Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7
Author: 0 Capitals overwhelm Penguins 5-2 to force Game 7

Game 7 is Wednesday night at Anaheim, with the victor advancing to face the Nashville Predators in the conference finals. John Carlson and T.J. Oshie also scored for the Capitals . Washington finally pushed back. The Sidney Crosby concussion saga has taken another turn and it's getting hard to figure out just what is going on.

Author: 0 Jays catcher Russell Martin placed on disabled list with left shoulder injury

Stroman allowed six hits to win for the first time in three starts. The right-hander struck out one and induced three double-play grounders. The article shows that Biagini's pitches transitioned nicely from reliever to starter, without a big drop off in velocity or any substantial movement changes, allowing Biagini to continue to confuse batters just like he's done out of the pen in big situations this year.

Author: 0 Real Madrid thump Granada as Rodriguez stars

Comfortable first-leg semi-final winners against Atletico Madrid and Monaco, by 3-0 and 2-0 scorelines respectively, Real Madrid and Juventus are close to setting up a repeat of their 1997 UEFA Champions League final, which ended with Los Blancos winning the trophy for a seventh time .

Author: 0 Phaneuf says Senators "got lucky" in double-overtime Game 2 win

NOTES: Ryan left the game in the third period because of a lower-body injury. Momentum, though, started to shift back in New York's favor in the back half of the second. For the second consecutive game, the Rangers controlled the first period. What worries me is that these last two games have revealed a flaw in The System, which I had previously thought could hold its ground against just about any team in the league.

Author: 0 Penguins vs. Capitals Game 2 Pick

Normally, a team that has such an edge in possession numbers like the Capitals had in Game 1 - naturalstattrick.com says the Capitals controlled 69.2 percent of the even-strength shot attempts, their best of the postseason - finds its way to the power play considering how often they had the puck.