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5 takeaways from Game 3 against Boston Celtics — Washington Wizards

Thomas made it clear he's not pinning his team's loss on the lack of calls, but he does make a point about not going to the foul line . The second-year forward charged Olynyk moments after the Boston big man knocked him down with a hard pick.

Nigerians Won't be Updated About Buhari's Health, Treatment in UK- PUNCH

The source said the updates are not necessary since the President handed over to his vice, Yemi Osinbajo, before proceeding for treatment in the UK. He had first left the country for London on January 19, 2017 and returned on March 10, 2017.

Spurs still fighting, says Pochettino after crushing West Ham loss

Spurs pressed for an equaliser but came up short, which looks like being the story of their season for the second year running. "Today was a key moment and one of those moments where if you are going to win a title you have to win". "The performance was just ok". "It's hard to be focused on Chelsea now". "Now it's better to forget a little bit and see what happens". "Now it's better to forget it a little bit and see what happens, and try to analyse and understand why it was hard for us ...

49ers deny report NaVorro Bowman is on trade block

Lombardi said he thought the team would be willing to trade Bowman "for very little". The 29-year-old Bowman, who suffered a season-ending torn Achilles tendon in Week 4, is set to earn $7.5 million this season for the 49ers . From what Shanahan has seen, Bowman will be ready. And if putting the best team they can on the field includes trading a popular and productive player, they're going to do it.

Creative genius comes up with epic idea to sell his used auto

Via some wizard editing, he made it seem as if his "best friend for 10 years" was driving alongside dinosaurs, down snow-capped mountains and on clifftops. But its re-appearing back on an Earth highway via lightning bolt just like the Back to the Future DeLorean confirms that this is in fact still reality.

Antonio Conte says Arsenal defeat was pivotal

But "normal service" has been resumed under Italian boss Antonio Conte, Mourinho's successor, and now west London club Chelsea will be crowned champions if they win away to West Bromwich Albion on Friday following Monday's 3-0 victory which relegated Middlesbrough.

Can Sunrisers Hyderabad end their playoff uncertainty against Gujarat Lions?

After back-to-back losses against Delhi Daredevils and Rising Pune Supergiant, SRH carved out a seven-wicket win over table-toppers Mumbai Indians at Hyderabad and David Warner's men need another inspiring show this afternoon. It looked like they might have turned a bowling corner midway through the season, but injuries, particularly to Andrew Tye, have hit them hard. In his absence, too much onus has been put on the young shoulders of seamer Basil Thampi.

Aldridge steps up to help Spurs down Rockets 103-92

James Harden led the Rockets with 43 points after scoring just 13 in Game 2 . Rookie Dejounte Murray, 20, will start for Parker and Patty Mills will continue to come off the bench. "I can tell you one thing, that we're all ready", Mills said after Game 2 . Leonard with 13-for-16 from the floor for 34 points in a 121-96 game 2 win to even the series, while helping hold Harden to 3-for-17 from the floor with 13 points.

Madrid Open: Eugenie Bouchard says many players "scared" to criticise Maria Sharapova

After an impressive win on Monday over former Madrid champion Maria Sharapova, Eugenie Bouchard was back on court to face another tough challenge as she had to play Angelique Kerber. The Russian appeared to "like" a picture mocked up on Twitter, which showed a fake Bouchard autobiography entitled: Insufferable: "My life so far - I wish I was Maria Sharapova".

Jaylon Smith to play Week 1?

He says he'll be ready for opening night against the Giants. The Cowboys drafted Smith in the second round in 2016 knowing he would not play as a rookie. "He won't be out there every day, but the days he is out there, he'll be taking the full load", Jones said. Hey, COO Stephen Jones, how much medical belief do you have in Smith coming back from that devastating nerve injury that causes him to continue to deal with dropfoot? Smith, though, still wears a brace on his left foot after ...

WACA to host Ashes Test for final time

Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has confirmed the new venue in the nearby suburb of Burswood will not be ready in time to stage the match in December. However, it is unlikely that the Perth Scorchers' Big Bash fixtures will be held at the venue. "I was very fortunate to have a tour of the new stadium yesterday and it really is exciting to see an absolutely brilliant, state-of-the-art sporting stadium - Perth fans don't yet know what they have been missing out on.

Thomas misses Celtics practice for dentist visit

The powerful duo of John Wall and Bradley Beal managed to put up for 47 points for the Wizards, and they're going to need that energy once again if they hope to get one over on the top seeded Celtics. Slowly but surely, the Celtics chipped away at the deficit, until their 36-point third quarter - outscoring Washington by 20 in the process - had built a 15-point cushion heading into the fourth.

Bills new GM Brandon Beane foresees smooth transition

Despite McDermott's commitment to "One Voice", Beane made it clear managing the Bills would be a multi-voice endeavor. "The unique thing Sean (McDermott ) and I had was a respect, I knew his roots and how he worked his way up". Not the WWE kind. Pegula said Beane will decide Overdorf's future, as well as that of other executives, for that matter. I'm looking forward to getting to know this process, how he does things.

Stade Francais claim first European title

The famous French club had lost four finals, two in the Champions Cup and two in the second-tier tournament, but came good in a match played in, aptly, challenging conditions as nearly 25,000 watched the first of two European finals in the Scottish capital this weekend.

Rafa Benitez commits future to club after Premier

But talks have seemingly gone well with Benitez confirmed that he will remain at St James' Park next season. Now Newcastle United are back in the Premier League big time, their interest, or possible interest, in players receives more coverage around the world media.

Matt Harvey Admits He Was Out After Curfew, Apologizes To Everyone

Back in 2015, Harvey missed a team workout after stating that he was stuck in traffic . I already have people tweeting at me that we'll have three more similar apologies happen from Harvey before he hits free agency at the end of the 2018 season.

Sunderland relegated from the Premier League

It would prove to be one of the only things Moyes got right at Sunderland. I told them they fought for the jersey. "I'm disappointed for the supporters, disappointed that we couldn't give them more". These are difficulties which we have been unable to overcome and we are paying the price for that now. "I totally appreciate supporters because I'm a football supporter, and I take responsibility".

Blackhawks re-sign forward Richard Panik to 2-year deal

Fantasy Impact Panik, coming off of the best National Hockey League regular season of his career, signed a two-year-extension which according to Pierre Lebrun on Twitter will be a 2.8 million dollar hit against the cap each season respectively.

Derek Jeter pens letter thanking NY days before retirement ceremony

In the essay, Jeter describes himself as kid from Kalamazoo, Michigan, who was "quiet, unsure and at times a little intimidated" upon coming to NY to start his 20-year career with the Yankees . Pisani pushed the envelope even further, asking if "the press made a little thing about the back-and-forth between the two of you". Everyone comes to this city with dreams of being No.

West Brom v Chelsea: Premier League match preview, line-ups & predictions

Should that happen, Mourinho could once again use a trip to north London to get some minutes into the legs of players returning from injury, such as Chris Smalling, Phil Jones and Juan Mata, and blood more youngsters like Axel Tuanzebe and Scott McTominay.

McIlroy to undergo test on troublesome back

Johnson, who has three victories, a runner-up finish and third place in his last five starts, still has only two rounds in the 60s out of 27 attempts at the Stadium Course. 17 during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. He birdied Nos. 2 and 4 for a 70.

5 talking points ahead of this weekend's Premier League matches

And that bid will be boosted by the resumption of Kante's campaign, which has again proved to be pivotal having helped Leicester City win the title last season. "It is not important the single person now, me the players, we must be focused on the moment". "It's not important where you win, it's important to win", he added.

Iannetta beaned, more bad blood as Dbacks top Pirates 11-4

An update on Iannetta , who was taken to a hospital for a precautionary examination after the game, is expected before Saturday's game. Both backcourts showed up in Game 6NBA combine has provided many inspiring storiesCeltics arrive in all blackWise to pick against Spurs?sc.

Jones pleased with England's World Cup 'group of death'

The trio wil be joined by the top qualifier from the Americas section and the second-placed side in the Oceania qualification group, which is likely to be either the United States or Canada, and Samoa. Wales once again find themselves in direct competition with the Wallabies, a team they have consistently struggled to beat during head coach Warren Gatland's nine-year coaching reign.

Celtics Downed by Wizards in Game 4 to Even Series

Washington breezed to a 116-89 win in a Game 3 that featured eight technical fouls, three ejections and one flagrant foul that came when Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr. The Wizards had a chance to win both games in Boston, but fell short because their defense did not hold up. He did not attempt a free throw. A big issue for Boston is that they are not seeing any consistent offensive ball flow, with countless actions to find open looks going unrewarded.

Three Teams Have Asked Kaepernick's Adviser About How Motivated He Really Is

Kaepernick remains an unsigned free agent. "Does he want to play?'" Edwards said. Harry Edwards, a renowned sociologist and civil rights activist who has mentored Kaepernick, told USA Today Sports that the teams have asked him about Kaepernick's desire and ability to play.

Contreras 2 HRs, Butler 6 scoreless, Cubs stop Cardinals 3-2

Between Butler's raw talent, Bosio's no-nonsense approach and a sophisticated game-planning system, the Cubs think they may have found an answer for their 2018 rotation, when Jake Arrieta and John Lackey might be gone. The home run was a big one for Contreras as it left the bat at 109.5 miles per hour, which is the hardest home run he's ever hit. "We just didn't barrel the ball up enough and we couldn't find enough holes", Leake said.

Chelsea's Premier League title triumph in numbers

After his side secured the Premier League title with a 1-0 win at West Brom , the Chelsea manager walked into the dressing room only to be met with a barrage of liquids. Cesc Fabregas, who starred in the win over Boro that put his team-mates on the brink, was soon plotting again, lofting a pass forward that Pedro miscued, before delivering an inswinging free-kick that just evaded Gary Cahill.

Alonso's McLaren breaks again, Mercedes soars in practice

Alonso himself insisted his decision to play tennis was made in order to fit in some extra training having spent much of the past month traveling between F1 races and America to prepare for his Indy 500 debut. But that is what Fridays are for. "We need to raise our game here in terms of reliability and hope to finish with both cars". Alonso will hope to have better luck in FP2 later on Friday, providing his vehicle can be repaired in time.

Europa League: That was naive, says Jose Mourinho

Until the injuries arrived, we fought for the Premier League title. In addition, numerous 17,000 general sale tickets are believed to have been bought by United fans anticipating their side would make the final. We had a fantastic record of 25 matches [unbeaten], we did things that nobody did at this club in the first season, like winning a trophy. "Over two games with have shown that we deserve to be in the final and if you reach the final you must win it".

Chelsea seal fifth Premier League crown

To win in England is not easy. This clearly feels like the dawn of yet another era of Chelsea dominance, but it has arrived after huge disappointment last season. Conte trying to edge his team over the line against a West Brom team unaccustomed to beating teams above them in the league but damned if they were going to roll over and accept the inevitability of an accepted plotline.

How Victor Moses got his groove (wing-)back at Chelsea

Moses is far more effective when given space to run into instead of playing one-on-one against a determined full-back. " In this moment for me or for my players, the most important thing is to be focused on the moment ", added Conte. The Spanish global has endured a mixed season having re-joined Madrid last summer following two impressive years in Italy with Juventus where he briefly played under Conte.

Sale on hill as Red Sox host Rays

Evan Longoria has driven in two runs against Sale, but is just 2-for-24 lifetime against him. He now has an 0-2 record against the American League East foe on the 2017 campaign with a 9.58 ERA. "We had an opportunity to really cave there, with things working against us", Cobb said. "We've tried four or five guys there this season". ". The opportunity is there for someone to step up and grab the job".

Chelsea won't ease up in title race, says Antonio Conte

The win kept Spurs in touch in the Premier League title race with four games to go and also ensured they will finish above Arsenal in the league for the first time since 1994-95. Cascarino has pointed out a weakness in the former Anderlecht and Chelsea striker's game - his hold-up play. I think we finished a crucial week very well.

Bagan write to AFC, AIFF for continental slot, EB to follow

Federation Cup holders Mohun Bagan have issued a statement stating their disinterest in being part of the Indian Super League (ISL) this season. "If they decide to go ahead and submit the bid, they will need some time to put everything together", said a source who is closely tracking the development.