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Sport Joel Embiid's return sparks Sixers win in Game 3
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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid (21) drives to the basket as Miami Heat's Hassan Whiteside , left, and Kelly Olynyk (9) defend during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Miami .

Sport Grieving Popovich will not return for Spurs' playoff game four
Author: 0 Grieving Popovich will not return for Spurs' playoff game four

Durant hit nine of his 17 shots to help Golden State outshoot the Spurs 51.2 percent to 42.5 percent from the floor. "I think that everybody did a fantastic job as players , as people working in the organization, as staff, really trying to support each other and face this moment like it should be faced", Messina told ESPN after Game 3 .

Sport NBA Playoffs 2018: Watch Blazers vs
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Anthony Davis was producing his usual blend of did-you-see-that highlights; Rajon Rondo controlled the tempo and the action again; Nikola Mirotic played perhaps the most memorable game of his National Basketball Association career; and the New Orleans defense made life miserable for Portland all night, forcing a barrage of turnovers.

Sport Toronto Blue Jays vs. New York Yankees, 4/20/2018 Prediction & Odds
Author: 0 Toronto Blue Jays vs. New York Yankees, 4/20/2018 Prediction & Odds

Gray stunk again in a five-run, 3 1/3-inning outing that ended with a loud chorus of boos from a Yankee Stadium faithful that was cranky from a combination of bad pitching and more winter weather. I'll admit that as a fan it's been hard to let go of the Jose Bautista-Edwin Encarnacion era of the franchise, but as they say in sports, "winning usually solves problems", and right now it's a fun time to be a fan of the team.

Author: 0 Manchester United 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur

We can't throw it away. We need those kind of demands to get the best out of us. "But then a good reaction, good football, a good goal". Manchester United went on to win the game thanks to an Ander Herrera strike midway through the second half.

Sport Kuznetsov, Caps pull even with Blue Jackets
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With the win, the Bruins head back to Boston with a 3-1 series lead and a chance to finish off the series in front of the home crowd. Washington has really been playing well overall as they come in having won 14 of their last 19 and are looking to get past the 2nd round this year, which is something they have not done in each of the last three years.

Sport Amir Khan crushes Phil Lo Greco in 39-second welterweight win
Author: 0 Amir Khan crushes Phil Lo Greco in 39-second welterweight win

Amir Khan defeats Phil Lo Greco within 40 seconds. Khan swarmed Lo Greco inside the opening seconds, firing off rapid one-twos that landed straight on the Canadian's head. Have your say by leaving a comment below. I've had a hand operation and the hand felt good in the fight. "I was a fan, I think you´ve done great", Lo Greco told Khan at the press conference.

Sport Kathua: Students' protests, clashes in Ajas Bandipora
Author: 0 Kathua: Students' protests, clashes in Ajas Bandipora

Students of various educational institutions took out a protest rally on Residency Road here, demanding justice for the girl and stern punishment to those involved in the heinous crime that has sparked outrage across the nation. Witnesses said that government forces fired tear smoke canisters to disperse stone pelting students creating chaos in the area. The protestors accused the police of using force at some places to quell protests, a charge denied by the police.

Sport Bucks Searching For Answers Before Pivotal Game 3 in Milwaukee
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The Bucks led 27-12 after the first quarter and cruised the rest of the way. On the night, Knris Middleton scored a game-high 23 points. Al Horford led all Celtics scorers with 16 points (7-13 FG) and three rebounds. One in which he posted a better plus/minus rating. Dellavedova, hobbled by tendinitis and an ankle sprain, played in only 38 games and dipped from 7.6 points per game in 2016-17 to 4.3 this season.

Sport Jets blank Wild, win playoff series for first time
Author: 0 Jets blank Wild, win playoff series for first time

Cullen, who is a native of Minnesota, signed a one-year deal with the Wild last summer to be closer to his family, and scored 11 goals and 11 assists in 79 games with Minnesota this season. "You have two periods of hockey left and stranger things have happened". In a league that seems to be tilting younger, they rely a lot on older players like Suter, Parise, Eric Staal and Mikko Koivu , all in their mid-30s.

Author: 0 NFL Draft rumors: Jets taking Baker Mayfield

Many believe that the Giants will take Barkley at No. 2, if he's available, with quarterback Sam Darnold being the only player to disrupt the plan to put Barkley's name on the card. In his pre-draft meeting with the media Thursday, Gettleman lavished enough praise on Penn State's Saquon Barkley to make it sound as if the running back was already trying on a team jersey.

Sport Sam Allardyce calls Everton fan survey 'big mistake' as Bill Kenwright apologises
Author: 0 Sam Allardyce calls Everton fan survey 'big mistake' as Bill Kenwright apologises

Asked what he would give himself, Allardyce jokingly replied: 'P*** off!' before adding: 'Eleven! "The survey passed out by the director of marketing was a slip-up", he told reporters on Thursday. Allardyce said today that Chairman Bill Kenwright had since apologised for that question being included in the survey, although he conceded that everybody, including journalists, had got a lot of mileage out of it.

Sport Armstrong settles $100 mn US Postal Service lawsuit in doping scandal
Author: 0 Armstrong settles $100 mn US Postal Service lawsuit in doping scandal

Since Armstrong's confession, his seven Tour de France titles were taken away, as well as corporate sponsorships. If he lost in court, Armstrong faced the possibility of paying treble damages of almost $100 million to the government under the terms of the False Claims Act, which seeks to recover government money obtained by fraud.

Sport NBA Playoffs Game 3: Blazers @ Pelicans
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Knowing how deadly Lillard is off the dribble, the Pelicans have been sending multiple defenders at him every time he runs a pick-and-roll in an effort to take the ball out of his hands and force his teammates to make plays . Mirotic scored 21 first-half points to lead the way. For example, there aren't many players who can chase Lillard around screens and recover in time to block his shot.

Sport Mets mulling options as Harvey struggles
Author: 0 Mets mulling options as Harvey struggles

In the first three innings of his start in Atlanta, Harvey was hammered for six runs on seven hits, putting NY in a 6-0 hole they were not able to climb out of in what became a 12-4 loss. TRAINER'S ROOM Mets: LHP Jason Vargas (broken right hand) is expected to make a minor league rehab start this weekend and could be recalled as soon as the following weekend.

Sport Kucherov avoids penalty after landing high hit on Vatanen
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Eleven seconds later, New Jersey had its second 5-on-3 goal in two games. Puddy made an appearance at Wednesday night's Game 4 at the Devils' Prudential Center in Newark, and when he took off his jersey to show off his chest paint, he looked even more ripped than most Seinfeld fans remembered him.

Sport Pochettino proud of Spurs success
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Tottenham are set to recall Dele Alli for the FA Cup semi-final with Manchester United . Not only were Spurs starting from an immediate disadvantage compared to the other five big sides, they were also hit with the costs of building a new stadium, which was entirely their own choice and has clear long-term benefits but traditionally hits teams hard.

Sport Iwobi reacts to the exit of Arsenal coach Wenger
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Midfield: Aaron Ramsey hasn't been in full training this week to protect a nasty cut on his leg and although Wenger says the Welshman is available for selection, I think he'll start on the bench. I urge our fans to stand behind the team to finish on a high. "Arsene will always have a place at the club". "Mr Wenger and Arsenal were for many, many years the biggest rivals of Sir Alex Ferguson's era".

Sport Ex-Wildcat Foles gets new deal after winning Super Bowl with Eagles
Author: 0 Ex-Wildcat Foles gets new deal after winning Super Bowl with Eagles

On top of that, Garafolo clarified that the deal is "not a reflection of the team's feeling on Carson Wentz's recovery". NFL.com 's Jeremy Bergman referred to the deal as "a raise". Ten minutes after Garafolo tweeted the news of the contract agreement Friday, Foles tweeted a photo with his family which read "Bring your family to work day!" - seeming to confirm he was at Eagles headquarters.

Sport Saints Still In Relegation Mire After Scoreless Draw
Author: 0 Saints Still In Relegation Mire After Scoreless Draw

After the result in the reverse fixture, Southampton fans were probably happy to watch a less eventful match, after the Foxes scored four at St. Mary's last time out when Claude Puel had not too always been in charge. "We showed a lot of quality and had two or three good chances to score in the first-half and we played with a good tempo and intensity". Cedric Soares with the best Saints opportunity of the game as Shane Long chipped a deep ball into the box and it was met on the volley by ...

Sport New England Patriots 2018 regular season schedule released
Author: 0 New England Patriots 2018 regular season schedule released

Those are the breaks in a 16-game season. Week 2: vs Miami- The Jets home opener is their first division match-up of the year as Ryan Tannehill returns under center for the Phins. Did they get a good bye week? A nervous bye week is not out of the question. None of the Bills, Dolphins or Jets are expected to win more than seven games this season, and they all have less than a one percent chance to win the Super Bowl .

Sport Chelsea beat Burnley to keep alive top four hopes
Author: 0 Chelsea beat Burnley to keep alive top four hopes

Olivier Giroud , instigator of the second half comeback against the Saints last weekend, was rewarded with a start, but not in place of Alvaro Morata . I can not imagine Hughes will attack Chelsea too much early on, so I fancy it to be a draw at half-time and the Blues' quality to prevail in the second half at 10/3.

Sport Nadal to face Djokovic's conqueror in Monte Carlo quarters
Author: 0 Nadal to face Djokovic's conqueror in Monte Carlo quarters

The ninth seed rediscovered his composure, though, to finally complete the job at the 10th time of asking as the 39th-ranked Coric sent a backhand flying long. Spaniard Rafael Nadal was just too good for Russia's Karen Khachanov . "I have to raise my level again". Djokovic is aiming to back at his best by the time the French Open comes around at the end of May.

Sport Tendulkar writes Kohli's profile in TIME's 100 most influential people 2018 list
Author: 0 Tendulkar writes Kohli's profile in TIME's 100 most influential people 2018 list

Sachin Tendulkar is an absolute icon in the cricketing world and that can be stated as a fact. Bansal said that Aggarwal co-founded Ola , one of the world's largest ride-sharing companies and has "scaled it to more than 100 Indian cities, empowered millions of driver-partners and commuters, and is a flag bearer for India's consumer-tech ecosystemall by the age of 32".

Sport Emery says he is focused on PSG, denies contact with other clubs
Author: 0 Emery says he is focused on PSG, denies contact with other clubs

Silva told the magazine that the criticism regarding his perceived weak leadership has intensified after PSG's second consecutive exit in the Champions League round of 16. "I've waited four years for this chance, it's close and I hope to get there in great shape". We have quality players to win and we'll try to make it happen, ' he added.

Sport Harden scores 44 as Rockets edge Wolves
Author: 0 Harden scores 44 as Rockets edge Wolves

After romping through the regular season to 65 wins and the No. 1 seed in the league, the Houston Rockets didn't look anywhere close to their best in Game 1 against the eighth-seeded Minnesota Timberwolves . Tom Thibodeau implored Towns to be more aggressive after the game , so expect a more ferocious KAT performance in Game 2 . If Minnesota can come home with the series tied, there's a good chance they could extend the series into a 2-1 lead with a raucous crowd on tap for Saturday's ...

Sport Karolyis to NBC: 'No way' they knew about doctor's behavior
Author: 0 Karolyis to NBC: 'No way' they knew about doctor's behavior

At the time of the abuse, Nassar was employed as a Michigan State University team doctor and working as the USA Team Gymnastics doctor. The Olympic gymnast, 22, was among more than 200 women who came forward in 2017 to accuse Nassar, 54, of sexually abusing them over a number of years.

Sport Kevin Durant twists ankle in fourth quarter of Warriors' win
Author: 0 Kevin Durant twists ankle in fourth quarter of Warriors' win

Kerr texted Popovich late Wednesday night, and talked later on Thursday. "This is always the case when it's 2-0", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said beforehand. San Antonio is now trailing the defending champion Golden State Warriors, 2-0, in their best-of-seven first-round series, and it looks like negotiations for a potential trade could happen sooner than expected.

Sport Golden State Warriors: 3 takeaways from Game 3 vs. Spurs
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors: 3 takeaways from Game 3 vs. Spurs

He headed to the locker room at the 4:03 mark of the fourth quarter. The team's head coach, Steve Kerr , said Livingston's ankle seemed a bit worse than Durant's, however, he didn't seem bothered by both player's injuries. If the Trail Blazers fight off elimination, New Orleans and Portland could play Games 5 (Tuesday), 6 (Thursday) and 7 (Saturday). The Warriors will play the victor of the series between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Portland Trailblazers, and with both series now ...