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Sports Knicks trying to acquire one of Blazers' three first-round draft picks
Author: 0 Knicks trying to acquire one of Blazers' three first-round draft picks

Two things are hard to argue about the upcoming National Basketball Association draft, with regards to the New York Knicks - who hold the eighth overall pick. After a awful 2016-17 campaign that wound up with them getting a less-than desirable draft slot after the NBA Draft Lottery, the Knicks appear to be looking to add through quantity and not by trading up for a better pick.

Sports ICC Champions Trophy: England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues
Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy: England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues

Chasing the total, England didn't start well losing Jason Roy early. Root´s innings was his highest in one-day internationals, surpassing his 125 against South Africa at Centurion a year ago. "One thing that can be said with certainty is that England's selectors and management have had a good pre-tournament, bringing a settled, confident and respected team to the boil at the right time ".

Author: 0 Cops: Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' Los Angeles home

The 9,440-square-foot home is not James' primary residence. James' primary residence during the NBA season is in Akron, Ohio, though he is now preparing for his third consecutive NBA Finals with the Cleveland Cavaliers against the Golden State Warriors .

Sports Everton have promised Romelu Lukaku he can join certain clubs
Author: 0 Everton have promised Romelu Lukaku he can join certain clubs

We'll have to wait and see how things develop but it looks as though United and Chelsea are now set to battle-it-out over Lukaku's signature this summer and I think he'd be a superb signing for either club. "It doesn't surprise me that price with what other players go for". "That's a price. It makes him the most important and expensive footballer in the world".

Author: 0 Predators pounce on Ducks, take 3-2 series lead

P.K. Subban was given a two-minute penalty for roughing the Ducks' Nate Thompson. They imposed their will on the Anaheim Ducks , used their speed and played their system to nearly perfection. After he scored his first career playoff goal, the National Hockey League concussion spotter asked him to go into the locker room for further tests. Patrick Eaves did not travel with the Ducks to Nashville and is doubtful on Monday with a leg injury.

Sports Finally Wenger gets two-year Arsenal contract
Author: 0 Finally Wenger gets two-year Arsenal contract

Their convincing win against Chelsea in the FA Cup Final made them perhaps the hottest team in the final month of the season, momentum that the club hopes will influence its players' decisions in this summer's transfer window. The Frenchman believes Arsenal are now in a strong position to challenge next year. ARSENAL could flog NINE players after Arsene Wenger's new deal was confirmed - with Jack Wilshere fearing he could be one of them, according to reports.

Author: 0 Mr. Met Gives Fan the Finger, Employee Done With Mascot Duty

In the morning matches, Baylor University seemed to have a stranglehold in their match with the University of Oklahoma. "I'm just so proud of all these guys, and to do it out here in front of these crowds and on this golf course, I'm very, very happy".

Sports Prosecutors to drop charges in Stanley Cup dead catfish toss
Author: 0 Prosecutors to drop charges in Stanley Cup dead catfish toss

Predators trail the Penguins 1-0 in the series . The Nashville Predators are a ideal 6-0 in their last six games coming off a loss. Jacob Waddell was immediately ejected from the game Monday night after the fish was thrown and issued a summons on charges of disorderly conduct, possessing instruments of crime , and disrupting a meeting.

Sports The Lions Sing Fields Of Athenry Before New Zealand Departure
Author: 0 The Lions Sing Fields Of Athenry Before New Zealand Departure

Not to mention the six matches Warren Gatland's men have before stepping out in Auckland for the series opener and another against the Hurricanes prior to the second Test in Wellington. "If they don't, it might be a tough old series for them". "Being able to win Test matches, whether it's 2-1 or 1-2, they have to be competitive and be able to win Test matches".

Sports NBA Playoffs 2017 with Highlights between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers
Author: 0 NBA Playoffs 2017 with Highlights between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers

That doesn't mean, however, that Boston's path forward is clear. They have had 12 series clinching opportunities since 2009 and successfully ended their opponents season in each of those 12 games. "I've twisted my ankle so many times that plays like that, you have two choices, either you can sit there and kind of wallow in the sorrow of you twisting your ankle or capture the moment", Irving said .

Author: 0 Del Potro wins 1st match at French Open since 2012

The Briton ensured he did not follow women's top seed Angelique Kerber out of the exit door as he beat the Russian 6-4, 4-6, 6-2, 6-0. With the French Open starting Sunday, No. Murray's Davis Cup team-mate Dan Evans meanwhile had to leave the court to be sick during his first round loss to Tommy Robredo yesterday. Kuznetsov was starting to find the pace of the court and pulled off some flashy forehands to break back.

Sports Duke, UNC learn opponents for massive PK80 tournament
Author: 0 Duke, UNC learn opponents for massive PK80 tournament

The lineups are, in a word, stacked. Stanford and Ohio State round out the other half of Duke's bracket. Also in the early session, North Carolina and Portland will square off, leaving a potential second round showdown between Arkansas and UNC.

Sports Kohli walks out on Kumble?
Author: 0 Kohli walks out on Kumble?

According to the BCCI officials, Kumble's working style has been described as "overbearing" by captain Virat Kohli. The Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) last week invited applications for a new head coach as incumbent Kumble's one-year term comes to an end at the end of the ICC Champions Trophy in June.

Sports I don't know if Wenger can let go - Adams
Author: 0 I don't know if Wenger can let go - Adams

But having overcome supporter unrest and a tumultuous period which saw the Gunners crash out of the Champions League in February and suffer crushing away defeats against Liverpool , West Brom and Crystal Palace, Wenger dismissed the notion that last weekend's encounter would be the deciding factor in the board's decision.

Sports Moses is not a cheat - Conte
Author: 0 Moses is not a cheat - Conte

Conte didn't have a great record in Cup competitions in Italy and I suspect the FA Cup wasn't a priority. Unsurprisingly, Wenger is anxious about publicly discussing whether he expects the north London club to offer a new contract. The Frenchman stopped short of clarifying his situation in the wake of Saturday's 2-0 win, saying only that he believes he is still the best man for the job .

Sports Wenger to extend Arsenal reign
Author: 0 Wenger to extend Arsenal reign

However, the Gunners beat Chelsea on Saturday to win the FA Cup , making Wenger the most successful manager - and Arsenal the most successful team - in the competition's history. "It's not about popularity, it's about competence", Wenger said after winning FA Cup final. Arsenal said Wenger and chief executive Ivan Gazidis had conducted "a full review of our on and off-the-pitch activities" to identify areas for improvement in view of a title challenge.

Sports Travis hits tiebreaking homer, Jays sweep Reds with 5-4 win
Author: 0 Travis hits tiebreaking homer, Jays sweep Reds with 5-4 win

Donaldson provided a two-run homer in the fourth inning that soared all the way to the 500 level of the Rogers Centre . "He looked rusty but his arm was really good", said Blue Jays manager John Gibbons . He may wreak havoc on Jays pitchers and defenders, but Reds leadoff hitter and centre fielder Billy Hamilton is certainly worth the price of admission this week.

Sports Rays' Dickerson hits bouncing pitch for double
Author: 0 Rays' Dickerson hits bouncing pitch for double

We got some stuff to break through. The Texas bullpen pitched 4 2/3 scoreless innings, starting with 2 2/3 by Dillon Gee in his Rangers debut and followed by Keone Kela (2-1) in the eighth and closer Matt Bush with a flawless ninth in a non-save situation.

Author: 0 Tiger Woods 'found by police asleep at wheel'

After waking him, police report his speech was slurred and he seemed confused, though cooperative, according to Jacksonville's News 4 Jax . Woods, the driver and only person in the vehicle, had his seat belt on and was seated in the driver's seat.

Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy 2017: BBC Two to show highlights of every match

Even if we close series off, we want to win them without losing a game or drawing a game as well, if possible. "A lot of players from other countries have echoed the same feeling about how much talent India is throwing up from IPL and it will continue to happen".

Author: 0 Wenger in the dark as Arsenal verdict looms

After scoring Chelsea's goal in their 2-1 FA Cup final defeat to Arsenal , Costa said: "I will only leave Chelsea for Atletico". "Extremely happy for my favourites". Sure, Diego Costa scored, and saw another effort saved by David Ospina , but for the most part the Arsenal defence kept him quiet and that was quite deliberate according to the club captain.

Author: 0 Petra Kvitova ousted in French Open second round

She made it to the third round of the US Open in 2016, and the second round there in 2014. "I will probably enjoy it much more than the other years", she added. Kvitova had been out all season while recovering from surgery on her racket-holding left hand. The 2017 French Open is officially under way. "It's a pleasure to be here".

Author: 0 Catfish tosser says he was 'dumb redneck with a bad idea'

The Pittsburgh Penguins , meanwhile, had 14 players who competed and triumphed in last year's final alone. One of the strengths of this team is the quick-strike ability. Maybe not from the score, the way the game went. "We hate the result". He's continued firing away in the playoffs, leading all players with 10 goals this spring - eight of them at even-strength.

Sports Barcelona Appoints Ernesto Valverde Head Coach
Author: 0 Barcelona Appoints Ernesto Valverde Head Coach

Valverde did not confirm reports that he has already reached a deal to coach Barcelona next season, and did not dismiss taking a year off after four seasons at Athletic. Valverde has also coached Espanyol , Olympiakos, Villarreal and Valencia. "He should enjoy it", Luis Enrique said when asked what advice he would give Valverde after a Messi-inspired 3-1 win over Alaves in his final game in charge.