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Friday Night Playoffs: Warriors @ Pelicans
- May 05, 2018

Game 4 will be a rare ABC Sunday afternoon game for New Orleans , with tip-off at 2:30 p.m. Golden State did get one of their biggest weapons back as Stephen Curry returned to the rotation after missing time with a knee injury. "They're a very intelligent team from a basketball IQ standpoint". Ingles sank the first basket of the game, a three-pointer from well beyond the arc, but he missed his next six shots, his team-mates were also off target and the Jazz trailed 70-40 at halftime. (more...)
Pujols passes 3000 hits, Angels shut out Mariners Pujols passes 3000 hits, Angels shut out Mariners
- May 05, 2018

The Angels veteran first baseman had been hovering around No. 3,000 for several innings after logging his 2,999th hit during Thursday's 12-3 win against the Orioles. Pujols, who was raised in Santo Domingo before moving to NY and Missouri as a teenager, is the sixth foreign-born player to get 3,000 hits along with Suzuki, Rod Carew, Rafael Palmeiro and Roberto Clemente, who also had exactly 3,000 hits . (more...)
City hero Yaya to leave Etihad City hero Yaya to leave Etihad
- May 05, 2018

The Southampton game could see TWO more Chelsea records remade: the most away wins in a season (City are now joint-record holders on 15, with one away day to go) and the most away points in a season (48, City are on 47). "All the game will we be focused on winning for Yaya, we are going to try to do it for him". "We can break huge records but the target is to win the game". (more...)
Real Madrid confirmed their place in Champions League final Real Madrid confirmed their place in Champions League final
- May 05, 2018

Benzema's second came after a bad mistake by Bayern goalkeeper Sven Ulreich, who misplayed a back pass into the area and let the ball go underneath him as he lost his footing. "The referee did a good job, we didn't lose because of him", said Bayern forward Thomas Mueller. As well as cashing in on Ulreich's error, Real benefitted from some wayward shooting from Bayern and a handful of outstanding saves by their goalkeeper Keylor Navas. (more...)
Swansea City boss Carlos Carvalhal: 'Premier League survival in our hands' Swansea City boss Carlos Carvalhal: 'Premier League survival in our hands'
- May 05, 2018

Elsewhere, the relegation battle is approaching its climax, with a crunch game between Stoke and Crystal Palace the key fixture. Roy Hodgson has done a great job at Crystal Palace . "We are playing with quality and living well with the pressure, and that is why we are optimistic". Premier League's new boys might not be able to see it through this season. (more...)
Terrorist gunned down in JK's Chattabal encounter Terrorist gunned down in JK's Chattabal encounter
- May 05, 2018

A police official said the militant's body has been spotted but was not retrieved as the operation is still under way. A CRPF officer has been injured and internet services were suspended across the Srinagar district. Meanwhile a police spokesman said that some exchange of firing has reported in the area. A terrorist was gunned down during an encounter with security forces in Chattabal area of Srinagar on Saturday. (more...)
George HW Bush out of hospital George HW Bush out of hospital
- May 05, 2018

Barbara Bush died Tuesday at age 92. Her husband was joined by former presidents Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, George W. Bush, their wives and first lady Melania Trump. Mr. Bush, who has a form of Parkinson's disease, uses a wheelchair and electric scooter to get around. The family spokesman continued to provide updates on Bush's condition throughout his time in the hospital, previously sharing that the former president was "in great spirits" and "looking forward to going home". (more...)
Rockets vs. Jazz Game 3 preview: Defense must improve
- May 05, 2018

For the Rockets , Harden was his normal MVP self with 21 points at halftime, and a 32-11-6 stat line for the game. Exum was glued to Harden on the defensive end as Houston's superstar finished the first quarter with only four points on 1-for-3 shooting. (more...)
With Tom Wilson suspended, Penguins' Jamie Oleksiak focusing on 'task at hand' With Tom Wilson suspended, Penguins' Jamie Oleksiak focusing on 'task at hand'
- May 05, 2018

Pittsburgh defenseman Brian Dumoulin missed the final 35 minutes of Game 2 after he was hit by both Alex Ovechkin and Wilson. The video, released Wednesday night, also noted that Wilson was a repeat offender under the terms of the collective bargaining agreement, and said he "extends up and into the hit unnecessarily, rising up onto the toes of his skates, then coming completely off the ice through contact". (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger: Don't plan on Mason Rudolph replacing me for a while Ben Roethlisberger: Don't plan on Mason Rudolph replacing me for a while
- May 05, 2018

Roethlisberger's plans mean Mason Rudolph , who Pittsburgh selected with the 76 overall pick in last week's National Football League draft, will have to wait before establishing himself as the franchise's number one quarterback. "If he asks me a question, I might just have to point to the playbook", Roethlisberger said with a laugh. At best, he'll be the third string quarterback who can backup Rudolph is Roethlisberger misses time this season. (more...)
The one joke that was too much for Deadpool 2 The one joke that was too much for Deadpool 2
- May 05, 2018

We were meeting with songwriters, we were hearing riffs and ideas, I was giving them briefings on thematics. I would just never imagine that. Towards the end of the song, Ryan Reynolds' voice as Deadpool compliments the singer on her performance, saying how attractive and stirring it was (which, despite all the irony, it kind of was). (more...)
76ers' unbending faith in Ben Simmons may have buried them
- May 05, 2018

Wade said that the young Sixers stars learned from the Heat's experienced approach to the series , and singled out both Simmons and Embiid for praise. Brown was accused of blowing a 22-point lead by failing to take a timeout or two in the second quarter of the 108-103 defeat Thursday. For Brown, who makes the tough decisions, that wouldn't be almost as damaging as losing faith in a building block like Simmons. (more...)
Arsenal set to sign Turkey defender Caglar Soyuncu from Freiburg - club chief Arsenal set to sign Turkey defender Caglar Soyuncu from Freiburg - club chief
- May 05, 2018

Speaking at the International Football Economic Forum , Ozkan said: 'Caglar Soyuncu is set to join Arsenal. The 21-year-old centre-back has impressed in the Bundesliga this season, having moved to Germany from the Turkish second-tier side in 2016 for a fee of €2.65 million. (more...)
Bucks to interview Spurs' Hammon for coach opening Bucks to interview Spurs' Hammon for coach opening
- May 05, 2018

Hammon isn't considered a frontline candidate for the job, according to the report . Hammon was the NBA's first female assistant coach and will now have the opportunity to be the first woman to interview to be a head coach in the league. (more...)
Kentucky Derby Odds for the 2018 Horse Race Kentucky Derby Odds for the 2018 Horse Race
- May 05, 2018

Both of those attended Cumberland schools. Today, most of my work in horse racing is spent making sure thoroughbreds receive the care they deserve after their racing careers are over. Seven other horses are going off at 12-1 odds or lower. Hofburg is one of them. 17 hours ago - Kentucky Derby favourite Justify will start the Run for the Roses from the seventh stall, while Mendelssohn and Magnum Moon will be further outside, drawing stall Nos. (more...)
LeBron James' Liverpool Investment Reportedly Worth $32 Million After 7 Years LeBron James' Liverpool Investment Reportedly Worth $32 Million After 7 Years
- May 05, 2018

In 2011 James bought two percent of English soccer club Liverpool , which just advanced to the UEFA Champions League Final after beating AS Roma in a 7-6 aggregate. The club is now worth a whole lot more now, with the total value estimated at around $1.6 billion. "LeBron likes the fact that he's diversified in another global sport", James' business partner, Maverick Carter, told ESPN , although he would not confirm any specific valuations for the outlet. (more...)
'Sad' Wenger defends Ozil after defeat 'Sad' Wenger defends Ozil after defeat
- May 05, 2018

The Northern Ireland worldwide has plenty of appeal, though, as someone who learned his trade under Alex Ferguson at Man United and has played more than 200 Premier League games to date. He also cursed referee Gianluca Rocchi's leniency in the face of Atletico's fierce challenges. "Sometimes he looks like he's not bothered or he's getting upset and he's not happy with other players, but I think that's just the way he plays". (more...)
Raiders agree to terms with LB Derrick Johnson Raiders agree to terms with LB Derrick Johnson
- May 05, 2018

It's uncertain what Johnson has left in the tank given very few linebackers are still starting many games heading at the age of 36, which DJ will turn in November. Jon Gruden's team headed into Friday having signed a whopping 17 free agents from other teams. Additionally, after his career year in 2011, Johnson was awarded with the Derrick Thomas Award, given to the team's MVP. (more...)
Boston Red Sox: Mookie Betts already entering record books Boston Red Sox: Mookie Betts already entering record books
- May 05, 2018

The Red Sox attack consisted of ten hits and a walk with JD Martinez going 2-4 with a homer and a pair of RBI's while Mookie Betts went 4-4 with a homer and three runs driven in and three scored. The Braves began the game with four consecutive hits off Noah Syndergaard to build a three-run cushion. Despite the lousy weather in April that has home runs across the league down compared to 2017, the Sox now are on pace for 205 dingers after hitting just 168 last season. (more...)
Brighton beat Man Utd to secure Premier League survival Brighton beat Man Utd to secure Premier League survival
- May 05, 2018

United are without top scorer Romelu Lukaku after he was ruled out with an ankle injury that forced him off against the Gunners last weekend. This was Manchester United's first league defeat on a Friday since December 1978, when they lost 3-0 at Bolton - they had been unbeaten in 16 such matches until this defeat. (more...)
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte denies involvement in sale of Mohamed Salah Chelsea manager Antonio Conte denies involvement in sale of Mohamed Salah
- May 05, 2018

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte hopes his side can benefit from any lessening of intensity in Liverpool's play after their Champions League semi-final triumph when they face the Reds in the Premier League on Sunday. They are fifth in the Premier League on 66 points with three games remaining of the campaign. "We must be very compact and prepare the game in the right way". (more...)
Mets to designate former All-Star Matt Harvey for assignment
- May 05, 2018

This brings to an end one of the most compelling, and complex, chapters in franchise history, with Harvey transforming from savior to malcontent as he lost the zip on his once-dominating fastball. That continued into this year, as Harvey now has an ERA of 7.00 in 27 innings. He said he found Harvey "a likable and vulnerable individual, in spite of issues all of us face from time to time". (more...)
Liverpool revive long-standing interest in Borussia Dortmund star Christian Pulisic Liverpool revive long-standing interest in Borussia Dortmund star Christian Pulisic
- May 04, 2018

And, according to the Daily Mirror , Klopp is ready to raid his former club again this summer with a third attempt to sign him. The Reds have been linked with the American, and had reportedly had an offer rebuffed back in 2016. " But I know nothing about that ". The United States global does not turn 20 until September, but the attacker has already made 95 appearances in the first team at the Bundesliga outfit. (more...)
Donald Trump will reportedly appoint Bill Belichick to White House sports council Donald Trump will reportedly appoint Bill Belichick to White House sports council
- May 04, 2018

Mehmet Oz . Dr. Oz will part of the committee, too, despite his long history of promoting junk science , such as when he dedicated an entire show to reparative therapy for homosexuals. In 2016, Belichick penned a letter to Trump congratulating him on his presidential campaign. It is unlikely Belichick will emulate the president's love of Twitter in his new role. (more...)
Tom Dumoulin takes time on Chris Froome Tom Dumoulin takes time on Chris Froome
- May 04, 2018

The four-time Tour de France champion's bad day at the office began when he crashed heavily on his right side during a reconnaissance ride of the 9.7-kilometre course, a twisting and undulating route around Jerusalem's city centre. "The course was hard but absolutely ideal for me". There's so much uncertainty, nobody benefits, also not Chris Froome . "This is all I wished, the win and quite a lot of time on the other GC riders", Dumoulin said. (more...)

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