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National Basketball Association suspends Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr. for Game 4 against Celtics

Oubre was subsequently slapped with a flagrant 2 foul and ejected from the game. "I set a screen", Olynyk said after the 116-89 Boston loss, cutting their series lead to 2-1. The NBA on Saturday announced Oubre's suspension without pay for "charging and making forceful and unwarranted contact". "They needed to win and did what they needed to do".

Titans sign sixth-round pick, 3 seventh-round selections

The 6'3, 210-pound Davis is a receiver, but he looks like a tight end. Davis was taken fifth overall by the Tennessee Titans, which, according to the report, set off a string of events at the Tin Roof in Nashville. He was surprised of his size. "We're monitoring what we are doing with him right now". Davis admitted that he used to be a fan of the Chicago Bears, but he says that changed when he began the pre draft process.

Cabinet Selections to Rock France after Macron Win

The list of candidates, many of them young and half of them women, represented Macron's first stab at creating a parliamentary power base with his Republic on the Move party to help him push forward with reforms once in office. Valls", Jean-Paul Delevoye, who chooses Macron's party's candidates, told Europe 1 radio on Wednesday. "The Socialist Party is dead; it's in the past", Valls said on Tuesday.

Jabrill Peppers To The Browns In Round One

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper had strong thoughts before Thursday nights draft saying "Cleveland has to take the best player available and Garrett is that guy hands down!" He averaged 6.2 yards a carry. A third receiver, John Ross of Washington, was taken by Cincinnati, which desperately needs a complement to A.J. Green. "There were teams calling me at our pick, wanting to come up".

Garcia makes hole-in-one at Players' famed island-green 17th

It was the eighth ace at the island green in the history of the event, and Garcia raised his right arm in a somewhat muted clenched-fist celebration as the gallery went wild. I felt like I was a little bit up in the clouds, and when I woke up, I was four-over after six (holes). Garcia added that he "needed" the ace there, given his poor start in the first round of the tournament.

Five Key Takeaways from the Kentucky Derby

On their own, they were a combined 2 for 63 coming into America's greatest horse race. Always Dreaming , ridden by jockey John Velazquez, raced to victory, outrunning Lookin At Lee in second place and Battle Of Midway in third, after an exhilarating race.

National Football League draft set to begin in Philadelphia

Simmons was chosen 98th in last year's Draft, Johnson was selected 91st this year. To put it in perspective, the next closest conference was the Big Ten, with seven players drafted on the first night. "I know Joe Haden is cold". But it didn't play out anything like that, as three teams made dramatic moves to get quarterbacks. Read on to see our complete 2017 draft grades.

8 things that actually happened after Donald Trump fired James Comey

Ouziel said Trump's conduct with regard to Comey "clearly amounts to an egregious flouting of the constitutional norms of the office of the presidency, and an abuse of the power of that office". Trump struck. The U.S. Senate's No. 2 Democrat, Richard Durbin, slammed the president after Friday's tweet about Comey. "I think anyone who is serving officer in the government, and you're asked by the President for dinner, I think it is professional courtesy", he said.

First time for Wenger in the Premier League

The former right-back believes the displays this season have not been good enough from his former club, whose 25-match unbeaten run in the league came to an end as they lost 2-0 to Arsenal on Sunday. "He is a big manager so to have that record.is something that is not normal", Mourinho said. "We will try to win our remaining games and maybe we (will finish) in the top four".

Gennady Golovkin slams 'boring' Canelo Alvarez ahead of super-fight

Alvarez said: "I have never feared anyone before". One of the biggest stories coming into the fight was whether or not Chavez would be able to make the 164.5-pound catchweight and still look comfortable in the ring . Alvarez had no choice after relinquishing his WBC belt past year to Golovkin when he declined to reach a fight deal. Tonight's fight was not a fight-of-the year candidate, but at least there's hope on the horizon: the Middleweight showdown between Canelo Alvarez and ...

Caps' Niskanen believes Pens may retaliate for hit on Sidney Crosby

It has gone to great lengths to protect its star players since Crosby's initial concussion. "Sid skated this morning". In Crosby's absence, the Penguins will rely on a team effort to beat the Capitals . The defending Stanley Cup champions lead the series 2-1, an advantage they built thanks in large part to Crosby. "We feel comfortable in this environment.

Sidney Jones Says Report of Potential Return Not from Credible Source

It sure didn't take long for the Philadelphia Eagles to get the majority of their draft selections signed. It comes off of Sidney Jones' left foot on Sunday, May 21, and the Eagles' second-round draft choice can't wait. It's one thing for Graham to miss Phase Two sessions. Doug Pederson is not anxious "at all" by the absence of embattled defensive end Brandon Graham , who has been portrayed as unhappy about his contract.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Washington Capitals in National Hockey League playoffs Game 7

Facing elimination and with everyone already chalking this series up as yet another playoff failure for the Caps, Washington had nothing to lose in Games 5 and 6. The Penguins could turn it on, the HBK line could find their stride, Malkin could be great instead of taking stupid penalties, and Crosby could be MVP and steal another chance from Ovechkin.

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Ottawa Senators - 5/13/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

The start of a new series against a Senators team that will play the underdog card like it has all playoffs. Karlsson scored 71 points this season and has 13 in 12 playoff games, but it was his buying into the two-way play that set the tone for this Senators' run.

Spurs roll over Rockets, into conference finals

Despite Leonard's absence, the Spurs throttled Houston 114-75 in Game 6 at the Toyota Center to advance to their first Western Conference Finals since 2014. Jonathon Simmons scored 18 points in place of Leonard, but the MVP candidate's return is likely a necessity in order for San Antonio to compete with the Golden State juggernaut.

Churchill Downs exceeds $200 million handle, including record total for Kentucky Derby

Between them, he and Velazquez were two-for-63 in the fabled race that kicks off the coveted treble completed by the Preakness and Belmont Stakes. Together, they were unbeatable on a cool and rainy day at Churchill Downs. "From then on we sat there until the quarter pole when I asked him to run". "He did it himself from there". The buzz around Always Dreaming began April 1 after his runaway win in the Florida Derby, but he entered 2017 winless.

Sunderland relegated as Hull hold on for point at Saints

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the result coupled with Hull City's goalless draw at Southampton means Sunderland are 13 points from safety with four games left. "They come here in their thousands week in, week out". Sunderland's Wahbi Khazri, left, and Sunderland's Jermain Defoe show their dejection as their side concede during their English Premier League soccer match against AFC Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, Englan.

Draymond Green calls Kelly Olynyk a 'dirty player'

The Celtics will look to make another comeback as they have to take their 2-0 series lead. He's also likely to receive at least a one-game suspension, which could be a dagger for Washington . Green had less-than-kind things to say about the Celtics big man during the latest episode of his podcast... "I didn't expect it". "Even those that can afford that shoe don't want to associate themselves with him", Green said of LaVar Ball, father of the UCLA star who is expected to be a top ...

England get 'Pool of Death' for 2019 Rugby World Cup

Georgia coach Milton Haig, another New Zealander, said his side would need to learn to play a more expansive game if they were to get out of the pool stage for the first time. If the Japan 2019 competition unfolds as expected, England should face Wales in the quarter-finals and champions New Zealand a phase later.

Mariners' Iwakuma placed on 10-day DL due to sore shoulder

Gaviglio who pitched for Ashland High School before attending Oregon State, was drafted by the Cardinals in the 5th round of the 2011 draft. Gaviglio had been pitching well in Triple-A, recording a 3.31 ERA with 4.4 K/9, 0.8 BB/9 and a 57.4 percent ground-ball rate through five starts (32 2/3 innings) with Tacoma.

Mahrez spotkick gaffe sees Leicester fall at Man City

He was even presented with a birthday cake after the game by the club - a throwback to when he was allegedly left upset when City "forgot" his birthday. "To go 2-0 down, the response from us with a real quality goal (was excellent)", he said. David Silva scored a controversial opener, allowed to stand despite Raheem Sterling apparently being offside and interfering with play, before Gabriel Jesus' penalty.

Reasons To Believe In The Penguins In Game 7

Both Kuznetsov and Backstrom have four goals and three assists through six games. They held a three-games-to-one lead over the Washington Capitals and the Caps appeared to be scrambling for answers as they tried to avoid elimination. Which team will advance to the Eastern Conference Finals? The Penguins are trying to become the first team to successfully defend their Stanley Cup title since the 1997-98 Red Wings.

Giroud double helps Arsenal beat Stoke 4-1 in Premier League

With Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain out with a hamstring injury, Hector Bellerin came in at full-back while Francis Coquelin and Olivier Giroud offered powerful alternatives to Aaron Ramsey and Danny Welbeck . Two goals behind, Stoke finally burst into life after manager Mark Hughes threw on Saido Berahino and Crouch as forward replacements. But Arsenal could only keep Stoke at bay for so long and Crouch was the man to make the breakthrough.

Spurs slam Rockets to advance to West Finals vs. Warriors

The Rockets' offense more closely resembled the Game 5 overtime offense than rest of year version. "I take responsibility for it, both ends of the floor". Spurs: Danny Green got a technical in the third quarter for a scuffle with Ariza. Coach Mike D'Antoni added Sam Dekker to the rotation after being criticized for not adding anyone to the rotation Tuesday in the first game since Nene suffered a season-ending thigh injury.

Leigh Griffiths Missile Puts Celtic 2-0 Up Against Rangers

Rangers then pushed forward with intent with Windass' curling effort from 25 yards failing to trouble Craig Gordon. "The Old Firm goal in the 3-2 victory". 6. As for the national championship, in 33 games the Rangers scored 58 points, with the goal difference 48-34 and takes 3rd place in the table, nearly guaranteed winning bronze medals for the championship.

JD Martinez due back tonight for Tigers

Martinez reportedly has been dealing with soreness, but continues to play with Triple-A Toledo. Released by Houston late in Spring Training 2014, Martinez blossomed after inking a minor league deal with the Tigers. It remains to be seen where Martinez will hit in the Tigers lineup, but his customary No. 5 spot is the best bet. He had missing five games with a hamstring issue.

Rockets extinguished by Spurs

The Golden State Warriors are awaiting the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals, which begin on Sunday. The game was never really close, with San Antonio opening up a 19-point halftime lead en route to clinching the series in a 39-point road win.

Most Parents Don't Require Kids to Wear Helmets Outdoors

Wednesday was National Bike to School Day, and children's advocates want to make sure they know how to stay safe. Students were taught how to correctly fit a helmet, the correct fit of the straps and the fact you need to wear it with the chin strap fastened.

All square at Craven Cottage as Fulham frustrate Reading

However Reading failed to take create any real chances, ultimately they shall be disappointed they did not open the scoring in the opening 45. Other players can do that job and we are still confident. Cairney has been a stand-out performer for the Cottagers this season and he nearly gave them the lead 10 minutes in. "We can not be completely satisfied with what happens in the game", he told reporters.

Fabregas 'matured a lot' in tough season

Gibson has proven in a solid campaign that he could be a Premier League defender for years to come and, with West Brom needing a long-term replacement for the 37-year-old Gareth McAuley, the former England youth global is a natural fit. And then through hard work, he improved a lot. "That's every player, the staff, myself". But through hard work, together we found the right way. "I'm pleased for him, because I saw this season he put himself in this team in every moment, if he played and if ...

Liverpool fans feeling the heat after monster Man City win

They are in a battle with Liverpool , Manchester United and Arsenal for the final two places in the Champions League next season, but Kompany has leapt to the defence of his manager. Silva was not fully fit on Saturday and had to be withdrawn in the 68th minute, which was just as well for Palace . Sane deserved a goal for his performance but miscued a decent opening shortly afterwards, and it was the winger on the opposite flank who got City's fourth as Sterling fired a bobbling ball into ...

Warriors and Spurs to open West Finals on Sunday

Golden State's jack-of-all-trades, Green, will pose a challenge for Aldridge on both ends and the match-up has the potential to dictate the series, which begins with Game 1 at Oracle Arena (UAE: 23:30). What time does the San Antonio Spurs vs. Houston Rockets Game 6 Start? San Antonio shot 53.1 percent from the field, and this was despite going 5 of 22 from 3.

Wenger To Make 4 Key Changes: Predicted Arsenal XI To Face Stoke

Oxlade-Chamberlain suffered the issue against Southampton and it looks set to sideline him until the end of the season, with the player also possibly missing the FA Cup final in two weeks time. "We need to make sure we are ready to take advantage of that". As things stand, Liverpool have 70 points from 36 games, which means the highest number of points they could finis on is 76.

Klopp remaining patient in pursuit of Liverpool transfer targets

Coutinho, who scored 10 goals in the Premier League this season, penned a five-year contract in January. It is a fantastic club in a good situation, not flawless, but a good situation. West Ham are now safe from relegation and are unbeaten in five matches, with boss Bilic now targeting back-to-back top-four scalps. "Daniel is a wonderful option to have but it is all about being fit or not".

Misbah-ul Haq slides into ICC top 20 Test Bastman Ranking

They were tottering on 93 for four at the end of day four and lost their last six wickets for 42 runs on Monday's final day to be all out for a disappointing 152. And though they recovered to score 286, Pakistan piled up 407 in reply to take a first innings lead of 121 runs. "Getting six wickets this morning in no time was the game changer".