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Sports Barcelona in tricky position to produce another comeback
Author: 0 Barcelona in tricky position to produce another comeback

Twice European champions Juve lacked the spark and power of their thrilling first-leg victory in Turin, but there was rarely any doubt they would exact revenge for their defeat to Barca in the 2015 Champions League final by reaching the semis for a 12th time.

Sports Rockets overcome Westbrook's 51, take 2-0 lead over Thunder
Author: 0 Rockets overcome Westbrook's 51, take 2-0 lead over Thunder

Tonight's game will be played on TNT at 8pm EST. There's a reason nobody in 55 years has been able to shatter the Roberston's record. James Harden had another big game, posting 37 points with seven rebounds and nine assists. Game Three is on Sunday in Oklahoma City. I think the vote will be real close. They not appreciate his work with them on the court, but the vibe he created in the building from the moment he took over after the players struggled through a season where Kevin McHale ...

Author: 0 Brighton promoted to the Premier League!

Brighton, who last played in the top flight in 1982-83, secured promotion from the Championship on Monday and are firm favourites to finish top ahead of big-spending Newcastle . "It is possible to do both like Bournemouth past year and probably Burnley will this season". "We've got a very competitive squad who will all want an opportunity to play in the Premier League", he added.

Sports Gronkowski pops into White House briefing
Author: 0 Gronkowski pops into White House briefing

It was a odd moment in a highly unusual day surrounding the NFL's most successful franchise. "Need some help", Gronkowski, dressed in a suit and tie, asked. McCourty told Time he didn't feel "accepted in the White House ". As a matter of fact, by meeting Trump , Belichick became the first National Football League coach ever to visit with three different presidents following a Super Bowl win.

Sports UFC: Cormier retains light heavyweight belt, retires Johnson
Author: 0 UFC: Cormier retains light heavyweight belt, retires Johnson

The dust has barely settled from Daniel Cormier's victory over Anthony Johnson in the UFC 210 main event, but already the UFC light heavyweight champion is laying the ground work for a number of upcoming fights. The light heavyweight division has been a hot topic for the UFC for years at this point, with Jon Jones in and out repeatedly over the years, and Daniel Cormier's emergence as champion.

Sports Lowry bounces back, Raptors edge Bucks to even series at 1-1
Author: 0 Lowry bounces back, Raptors edge Bucks to even series at 1-1

Utah Jazz forward Joe Ingles (right) shoots as Los Angeles Clippers forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute defends. But, for reals? If LA was filled with so many bad ashes, why didn't they do this in game one? Utah proved again that it won't shatter without its Defensive Player of the Year candidate in the middle, keeping contact throughout even though Paul (21 points, 10 assists), Griffin (24 points) and DeAndre Jordan (18 points, 15 rebounds) all delivered standout performances.

Author: 0 Mourinho tells Martial he needs to see more from French forward

You can't leave him alone for a single second, you can't give him too much space to operate. "So do I think Anthony is a player with great potential?" Manchester United's Ander Herrera is having the most consistent season of his three-year spell in England, but he is still losing sleep because he feels that his position may be threatened if the club strengthen their midfield after the current campaign.

Sports Proposed Mayweather-McGregor bout purse amounts could reach $100M
Author: 0 Proposed Mayweather-McGregor bout purse amounts could reach $100M

Georges St-Pierre believes McGregor wants to drag Mayweather into a cage-fight. " And then I go lock myself in a room for a couple days with Team Mayweather and see what we can come out with ". Maybe the other side can't be done, but we'll see. McGregor is determined to prove to the world he can take over the boxing scene and is targeting becoming the first man to beat Mayweather.

Author: 0 Wall scores playoff-best 32 as Wizards beat Hawks in Game 1

The opening game in the first-round playoff series between the Washington Wizards and Atlanta Hawks included moments when Paul Millsap and Markieff Morris, and then John Wall and Dennis Schroder, talked some smack and exchanged words. Gortat had to make him pay and did. Few players are more risky with a head of steam in pick-and-roll situations, and the Hawks might have made a mistake by dropping back and giving him room to see the floor.

Sports Addison Russell blasts walk-off HR to beat Brewers
Author: 0 Addison Russell blasts walk-off HR to beat Brewers

Wednesday however, it was with some ninth-inning magic. Chen (2-0) was in full command throughout, throwing 64 of his 100 pitches for strikes, and keeping Seattle hitters off-balance with a low-70s curveball and changeup. Six figures, apparently, if we're talking about first base from the Chicago Cubs' Game 7 victory over the Cleveland Indians last fall. All three players played roles in the historic championship season.

Sports Trump extends private-sector health care program for vets
Author: 0 Trump extends private-sector health care program for vets

North Country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, applauded the decision by Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin to suspend revocations and launch an internal review of the VA Caregiver program. But bureaucratic problems have prevented many veterans from using the program. Mr. Trump's choice of Shulkin, the VA's former undersecretary of health, to head the VA was an indication to some Republicans that Mr.

Author: 0 Carrie Underwood Slays National Anthem At NHL Playoffs Wearing Hubby's Jersey

Underwood was introduced by the arena announcer with him saying , "Please rise and welcome seven-time Grammy victor and longtime Nashville Predators fan Carrie Underwood ". The irony of the game victor coming off a turnover from Marian Hossa was not lost on Pred fans... Asked if this group can bounce back, Quenneville had a short answer: "We're going to have to".

Sports NCAA's Frozen Four coming back to Boston in 2022
Author: 0 NCAA's Frozen Four coming back to Boston in 2022

The 2018 regionals are slated for March 23-25 and then March 29-31 in 2019. "Following the success of hosting the American Hockey League's All Star Classic this past January, this is another tremendous opportunity to showcase PPL Center and the entire Lehigh Valley to hockey fans across the world", said Jim Brooks, owner, BDH Development and Lehigh Valley Phantoms.

Author: 0 Bulls halfway to history; Raptors, Clippers rebound

And for the second time in as many games, the Bulls knocked off the Celtics 111-97 to become just the second No. 8 seed in National Basketball Association history to post wins in the first two games of a playoff series. Boston's going to win a game or two in this series, but to win four out of five with the way they're playing right now doesn't look likely. Smart's gesture came after he missed a three-pointer with the Bulls up by 14 points in a game in which the Celtics, the top-seeded ...

Sports Jeter, Bush join forces in bid to buy Marlins
Author: 0 Jeter, Bush join forces in bid to buy Marlins

Spokesmen for Jeter and Bush didn't respond to requests for comment. His older brother, former US president George W. Bush , was part-owner of the Texas Rangers from 1989-98. Loria is now seeking a suitor to buy his franchise. The recently married Jeter has long talked about his goal of owning a baseball team following his playing career, which finished in 2014.

Sports Phil Simms will move to CBS studio show as analyst
Author: 0 Phil Simms will move to CBS studio show as analyst

Simms joins Boomer Esiason, Bill Cowher, Bart Scott and James Brown as part of the program. Simms still had "multiple years" left on his CBS contract, according to his agent , which put the network in the precarious position of finding a role for him that he would accept.

Sports Portland's Nurkic out Game 2, Warriors' Durant questionable
Author: 0 Portland's Nurkic out Game 2, Warriors' Durant questionable

The second day of NBA Playoffs began with an exciting matchup between the number 1 seed Golden State Warriors against the offensive juggernaut, Portland Trail Blazers. Through all the chatter that may occur in this series, Lillard said he respects and appreciates what Green brings to the game. "Anybody who's going through that, you feel bad because everybody wants to play, especially this time of year when it matters the most", Curry said.

Sports Patriots sign Super Bowl hero Butler, may trade him
Author: 0 Patriots sign Super Bowl hero Butler, may trade him

Butler couldn't be traded until he signed his tender, with interest in him likely to diminish after the National Football League draft, which takes place on April 27-29. On whether Garoppolo is "not for sale": "I'd say to answer your question, anything that we do, we're always going to do what we think is in the best interest of our football team and that's how we approach it".

Author: 0 EPL: Black Cats survive Hammers scare

I'm one of David Moyes' biggest detractors but quite what point Fabio Borini was trying to make when he ran half the length of the pitch to celebrate in front of the manager who has rightly criticised his performances this week is beyond me.

Sports Aaron Hernandez found dead in jail cell
Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez found dead in jail cell

The attorney is calling for a "transparent and thorough investigation" into the death of his client. Authorities tried to revive the former New England Patriots tight end, and he was pronounced dead at UMass Memorial - HealthAlliance Hospital in Leominster at 4:07am.

Sports Antonio Conte: 'Premier League title race is still open'
Author: 0 Antonio Conte: 'Premier League title race is still open'

But I think we suffered as a team in the right way. "We need to look at what we are doing and win our games". However, Dele Alli's 88th-minute equaliser for Tottenham followed by stoppage-time strikes from Son Heung-min and Christian Eriksen means Chelsea's lead remains seven points with eight games of the season remaining.

Author: 0 Rockets vs Thunder is marquee first-round match to watch

They not appreciate his work with them on the court, but the vibe he created in the building from the moment he took over after the players struggled through a season where Kevin McHale was sacked after just 11 games past year. But what the Houston Rockets managed on Sunday night ran contrary to what anyone could have anticipated. Russell Westbrook finished with 22 points, 11 boards, and seven assists, but shot a dismal 6/23 from the field and coughed the ball up nine times.

Sports Gonzalez, White Sox win to stop Yanks' 8-game win streak
Author: 0 Gonzalez, White Sox win to stop Yanks' 8-game win streak

They made things interesting in the bottom of the ninth, but one run definitely wasn't enough. Last week he hit three home runs in three straight games. Holliday missed the previous two games with lower back stiffness. Greg Bird busted out of his slump with a long home run that began a flawless night at the plate, and Michael Pineda pitched the New York Yankees past the staggering St.

Sports Marlins pitchers almost no-hit Mariners
Author: 0 Marlins pitchers almost no-hit Mariners

This time around, it was Marlins starter Wei-Yin Chen in Seattle. Volquez barely made it through three innings, giving up four runs and five hits. Chen, the Marlins' 31-year-old starting pitcher, dazzled, puzzled and ultimately constricted the Mariners.

Sports Kyrgios wins to send Australia to Davis Cup semi-finals
Author: 0 Kyrgios wins to send Australia to Davis Cup semi-finals

Kyrgios looked confident and untroubled throughout his encounter with Isner. Belgium led Italy 2-1 going into Sunday's reverse singles matches in Charleroi . And on Lleyton Hewitt , his team captain and the man now shaping as one of the greatest influences in his career and life in general: "He's helped me a lot this year".