• 7 best shots of Kevin Durant taking over Game 3
7 best shots of Kevin Durant taking over Game 3

Gordon Hayward found his way in the second half while Rudy Gobert roughed up the smaller Warriors on the inside game all night long. In fact, he can probably expect to be booed even more loudly in Game 4, as he blatantly taunted Jazz fans while he was heading to the bench late in the first half on Saturday.

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  • First Formula 1 win 'surreal' for Valtteri Bottas
First Formula 1 win 'surreal' for Valtteri Bottas

Bottas is fighting for his career with the German-owned outfit as he only signed to a one-year contract - with it being up to Mercedes to sign him for 2018. The result left Hamilton 13 points behind title rival Vettel in the championship. Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived midway through the race before taking his seat in an awkward sandwic...

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  • James helps Cavs hold off Pacers, earn sweep into 2nd round
James helps Cavs hold off Pacers, earn sweep into 2nd round

He had a game-high 33 points to go along with 10 rebounds and four assists. JR Smith #5 of the Cleveland Cavaliers defends against Paul George #13 of the Indiana Pacers in the first half of Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2017 NBA Playoffs against at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on April 23, 2017 in Indianapolis , India...

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  • Capitals replace Holtby in goal for 3rd period of Game 2
Capitals replace Holtby in goal for 3rd period of Game 2

The 30-year-old has been a key contributor so far in the playoffs for the Penguins, with two goals and five points in six games. NOTES: Grubauer finished with two goals on nine shots as Trotz said it was too early to name a Game 3 starter.

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  • Recovering Sidney Crosby skates at Penguins practice facility
Recovering Sidney Crosby skates at Penguins practice facility

But the next one never came, even as the Capitals repeatedly blitzed the Penguins' zone with hollow scoring chances. After the Caps had taken a 2-0 series lead against Pittsburgh in the second round in 2009, we wrote how we were witnessing the shift of power in the conference, that the Caps had overtaken Sidney Crosby and the Penguins.

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  • Bundy earns 5th victory as Orioles beat White Sox 6-5
Bundy earns 5th victory as Orioles beat White Sox 6-5

Orioles: Britton and RHP Gabriel Ynoa (hamstring) were placed on the 10-day DL. He allowed two earned runs on six hits with a walk and five strikeouts in his first game at Camden Yards since the Orioles released him before the 2016 season.

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  • DeRozan scores 31 as Raps beat Bucks, even series at 2-2
DeRozan scores 31 as Raps beat Bucks, even series at 2-2

Milwaukee superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo was held to 14 points on 6-of-19 shooting. A free throw by Antetokounmpo with five-and-a-half minutes left pulled the Bucks to within five points, but the Raptors , who led the league in comeback victories this season, refused to get frazzled.

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  • Tyson Fury loses 18 POUNDS as Anthony Joshua super-fight nears
Tyson Fury loses 18 POUNDS as Anthony Joshua super-fight nears

Eddie will protect his cash cow". "I think it was one of the best heavyweight fights". I thought, "this is it, he's not coming back". "If it works out for my career, I ll definitely relish the challenge against Tyson Fury or anyone else for that matter", Joshua wrote in a column for the London Evening Standard newspaper published on Tuesday.

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  • Panthers first to lock up No. 1 pick
Panthers first to lock up No. 1 pick

Fantasy Impact Samuel is a speedy receiver that could be a gadget player and deep threat similar to Ted Ginn. He has "oh my gosh" speed at 4.31, as GM Dave Gettleman likes to say, and has drawn some Percy Harvin comparisons. The Carolina Panthers made some bold moves in the 2017 National Football League draft. McCaffrey can't wait to catch a pas...

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  • Brazil extend lead at top of Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings
Brazil extend lead at top of Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings

Constantine congratulated his side on their achievement, but also cautioned them against complacency after the historic ranking. One more victory against an global side - 4-1 win over South American opponent Puerto Rico - added another feather to India's cap.

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  • Bulls' Rondo fined for attempting to trip Celtics' Crowder
Bulls' Rondo fined for attempting to trip Celtics' Crowder

The Boston Celtics-Chicago Bulls first-round playoff series now has even the coaches trading shots. "They've been everything. This organization is the best organization there is". But according to Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg, NBA officials are giving special treatment to Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas . "I thought they did a great job of sticking with t...

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  • Jets won't pick up safety Calvin Pryor's fifth-year option
Jets won't pick up safety Calvin Pryor's fifth-year option

Williams, out of Bethune-Cookman, managed 11 games, no starts and two seasons for the Jets. The expected move, first reported by the NFL Network, will make Pryor, a first-round pick in 2014, a free agent after the 2017 season. Those two picks basically said that the Jets were done with Pryor, even before they decided not to pick up the option. ...

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  • Bills decline to pick up 5th-year of Watkins' contract
Bills decline to pick up 5th-year of Watkins' contract

Of all the moves that head coach Sean McDermott has made in the offseason - which include everything that went down in the 2017 NFL Draft - this is the only one that I definitively disagree with. Will this decision impact the Bills' ability to negotiate with Watkins? Buffalo will also have the franchise tag available, in case the two sides can not ...

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  • Joshua king of heavyweights after defeating Klitschko
Joshua king of heavyweights after defeating Klitschko

Klitschko could not establish his jab in the first round and it was Joshua who landed more punches, with the best being a left hook in the opening minute. A lot of questions answered by Anthony Joshua ". "As I said, I'm not ideal but I'm trying and if you don't take part you're going to fail", said Joshua.

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  • Arsenal beat City to reach FA Cup final with Chelsea
Arsenal beat City to reach FA Cup final with Chelsea

Guardiola's side wasted their chance to reach the final as poor finishing and sloppy defending allowed Arsenal to come from behind and snatch a 2-1 victory in extra-time on Sunday. "That's important so we can find the calmness in our play again". Those punters eyeing an Arsenal bet via a Get Lucky voucher code , will consider the prospect of...

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  • Ravens select cornerback Humphrey in first round of NFL Draft
Ravens select cornerback Humphrey in first round of NFL Draft

Coach John Harbaugh informed T.J. that his wish has been granted. They're going to be taking a new approach going forward, trying to win games a different way. A two-year starter for Alabama, Humphrey elected to leave school early as a redshirt sophomore given his potential draft stock. Veteran outside linebacker Terrell Suggs is the only playe...

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  • Cahill joy as Chelsea pass 'huge' title test
Cahill joy as Chelsea pass 'huge' title test

Everton caused Chelsea some problems before Pedro opened the scoring with a stunning strike on 66 minutes. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is keeping his fingers crossed David Luiz's injury picked up on Sunday is not too serious. It was a special goal from Pedro . Arsenal's defeat in the last North London derby at White Hart Lane leaves m...

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  • Raptors hold off Bucks to win series 4-2
Raptors hold off Bucks to win series 4-2

This is the third time Toronto has moved on to the Eastern Conference Semifinals in franchise history (2001, 2016). Fans in attendance at Thursday night's National Basketball Association playoff game between the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors likely won't soon forget Milwaukee's furious fourth quarter rally to take the lead after being down ...

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  • Saints legend Jahri Evans signs with Green Bay Packers
Saints legend Jahri Evans signs with Green Bay Packers

Evans comes to Green Bay after spending 11 seasons with the New Orleans Saints. Evans, 34, started all 16 games in 2016. One day before Thursday's first round, general manager Ted Thompson took a step toward replacing Pro Bowler T.J. While Evans considered his future, the Saints signed Larry Warford away from Detroit. As Alabama's Jonathan ...

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  • Andy Murray losses to Thiem in Barcelona Open semifinals
Andy Murray losses to Thiem in Barcelona Open semifinals

There was an element of misfortune for Zeballos as Nadal secured the crucial break on the back of a lucky net cord, but the nine-time champion would not be denied and a jovial Zeballos was satisfied to take an on-court selfie home with him as a memento after being beaten.

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  • Most Active Volume Stock: Chevron Corporation (CVX)
Most Active Volume Stock: Chevron Corporation (CVX)

NWQ Investment Management Company LLC acquired a new position in shares of Chevron during the fourth quarter worth $219,000. The highest price CVX stock touched in the last 12 month was $17.87 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $95.02.

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  • Watt recalls brother JJ's draft night as he prepares for his own
Watt recalls brother JJ's draft night as he prepares for his own

His has some nice athleticism and his measurables are impressive. With the Watt bloodline, the path back from the knee surgeries and the motor he uses to chase plays all over the field, you feel good that he'll work in those areas to become great.

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  • Blue Jays-Cardinals rained out
Blue Jays-Cardinals rained out

That play led MLB to institute a rule prohibiting catchers from blocking the plate-and it also eventually led to Coghlan pulling off one of the most acrobatic plays you'll ever see on a baseball field. The run scored on a Yunel Escobar fielder's choice capped off by a clefer Maybin slide. Former Blue Jays pitcher Mark Buehrle was at the game. ...

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  • Isaiah Thomas to play Game 2, then fly to sister's funeral
Isaiah Thomas to play Game 2, then fly to sister's funeral

He just missed his 11th playoff triple-double, finishing with 11 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds. Boston made pushes to keep the score close until a combination of Butler, Rondo, Robin Lopez and a vintage flurry of unexpected 3s from Dwyane Wade were too much for Isaiah Thomas to keep up with.

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  • Mets routed in fifth straight loss
Mets routed in fifth straight loss

Manager Terry Collins said Syndergaard had a "tired arm" and some tendon soreness in his right bicep, but the pitcher admitted this morning that he had some discomfort in his throwing shoulder. "I've always appreciated that". The Braves added Adams to the 40-man roster and designated Chase d'Arnaud for assignment to make room for the move.

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  • Offer Made For Aaron Hernandez's North Attleboro Home
Offer Made For Aaron Hernandez's North Attleboro Home

Army also said that Kennedy plans to personally address the nature of his relationship with Hernandez at a future date. Hernandez family lawyer George Leontire confirmed Hernandez's estate received an offer for the 7,100-square-foot home on Ronald C.

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  • Ronaldo landmark as Madrid wins 2-1, ends Bayern record run
Ronaldo landmark as Madrid wins 2-1, ends Bayern record run

The game changed when Javi Martinez saw red for a second yellow card and the legendary Cristiano Ronaldo bagged a brace to give Real an extremely precious victory. "[Manuel] Neuer was good, he made a few saves". While Bayern star Arturo Vidal was able to deliver a powerful header in the 25th minute to put Bayern in front, he would send a pena...

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  • Bulls, not Celtics, look like the No. 1 seed
Bulls, not Celtics, look like the No. 1 seed

It wasn't clear if he would play, but the announcement was made by the team's coach Brad Stevens on Sunday that he would. Thomas also had five rebounds and six assists to go along with his six turnovers. When asked specifically whether he was hopeful the Bulls would pick up his option for next season, which includes a $3 million buyout if he does...

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  • Dodgers call up top prospect Cody Bellinger to help outfield
Dodgers call up top prospect Cody Bellinger to help outfield

Center fielder Joc Pederson is the latest to go on the DL, landing there Monday with a right groin strain. It's not yet known the severity of Pederson's injury, but Bellinger's presence in the lineup should help fill the void in the outfield.

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  • Derek Jeter And Jeb Bush Reportedly Win Auction For Miami Marlins
Derek Jeter And Jeb Bush Reportedly Win Auction For Miami Marlins

The Miami Herald reported that the purchase price for the club will be $1.3 billion, and that Bush will be the "control person", in Major League Baseball parlance, for the five-person group. Diehard fans of the New York Yankees will have to get used to seeing franchise icon Derek Jeter associated with another Major League Baseball team.

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  • Larry Bird drives IndyCar to deliver Indiana Pacers' All-Star Game bid
Larry Bird drives IndyCar to deliver Indiana Pacers' All-Star Game bid

But like so many times this season, the Pacers seemed to pack it in early as they let Cleveland run all over them in the third quarter. But will it be enough to convince George the Pacers are moving in the right direction? George has excelled as the best player on his team, taking on more responsibility and playing 40+ minutes on nine occ...

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  • Hawks even up series with Wizards with Game 4 win
Hawks even up series with Wizards with Game 4 win

In the final five minutes, Paul Millsap and Dennis Schroder , who struggled most of the game after playing well in the first three games, took over with some key shots to put the game away for Atlanta and lock the series up at 2-2. As Wall shared a similar lament, he countered with an argument that the Wizards had been forced into more jump shots ...

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  • Toure wants a better deal from ref in derby
Toure wants a better deal from ref in derby

Thursday's match could have a big impact on the race for a top four spot in the Premier League and the battle for Champions League qualification. The victory on Sunday means Arsenal have registered back-to-back wins for the first time since January, following a miserable run of form in the league.

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  • Carragher: This Liverpool player has awoken from mid-season slumber
Carragher: This Liverpool player has awoken from mid-season slumber

It is now five goals in his last five games for the tall Belgium striker, who equalized at Anfield in the 42nd minute with a sidefooted finish before stooping to head home the victor from a corner in the 74th. "He has come alive these last couple of months", Carragher said on Sky Sports 1's live coverage of the Liverpool-Palace match. However, ...

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  • Dortmund coach says Marc Bartra could return in 4 weeks
Dortmund coach says Marc Bartra could return in 4 weeks

The Dortmund spokesman also confirmed the team bus had strengthened glass in its windows, but the force of the blasts still shattered several panes. "We were never asked, we were informed by a text message that the UEFA made a decision in Switzerland".

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  • Messi's 500th Barca goal sinks Real Madrid in thriller
Messi's 500th Barca goal sinks Real Madrid in thriller

Real, who have one game in hand, lead second-placed Barca , champions for the past two years, by three points. Messi scored his 499th goal for Barcelona with a superb individual effort on 33 minutes to cancel out Casemiro's opener for Madrid , with that effort making him the leading scorer in El Clasico in La Liga, surpassing Alfredo Di Ste...

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  • Blake Griffin leaves Game 3 with bruised right big toe
Blake Griffin leaves Game 3 with bruised right big toe

Down by nine early in the 3rd quarter and no end to the misery in sight, things for the Clippers went from bad to worse when they watched Blake Griffin hobble off the court after injuring his toe late in the 2nd quarter. "Yes, it's a must-win situation for us", he said. Griffin had X-rays at the arena that were negative and the Clippers planned...

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  • Mourinho unsure of Pogba fitness for Manchester derby
Mourinho unsure of Pogba fitness for Manchester derby

Let's hope, for the sake of the kitman, that no other United player suffers a serious injury. "But because it is two more injuries to two wonderful guys - two important injuries, two important surgeries and two important periods of recovery".

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  • MLB Predictions: Will Cubs snap skid with win over Brewers? 4/17/17
MLB Predictions: Will Cubs snap skid with win over Brewers? 4/17/17

Feliz started him with two straight sliders that missed for balls, then on a 2-0 count, he missed his spot with a 97 miles per hour fastball. Some 377 feet later, the ball landed in the left field bleachers at Wrigley Field, giving the Cubs a 7-4 win.

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  • Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus in line for return for Man City
Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus in line for return for Man City

Gabriel made a big impression as an 82nd-minute substitute against Spurs and went onto start the next four games, scoring three times including a last-minute victor against Swansea City. Although they defeated Middlesbrough in the last round, Arsenal are not convincing at all. So how crucial to Guardiola is winning the FA Cup? If he wants t...

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  • Christian McCaffrey, Leonard Fournette 'both fit' our offense — Panthers GM
Christian McCaffrey, Leonard Fournette 'both fit' our offense — Panthers GM

Gettleman's discussion of the top running backs in next week's draft (April 27-29 in Philadelphia) will fuel the thought that the Panthers will target a ball carrier with their top selection. "The last two years he's rushed the ball for 650 and he's caught another 90 balls", he said. There have also been doubts about if Fournette can be an every-do...

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  • Celtics down 2-0, and Boston needs another comeback story
Celtics down 2-0, and Boston needs another comeback story

According to the Bulls, Rondo suffered the injury in Tuesday's commanding Game 2 victory, and X-rays revealed the thumb fracture. These little bursts of output from the supporting cast have been missing during the regular season run, due to random playing time, inconsistent rotations, and miserable coaching.

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  • Rockets overcome Westbrook's 51, take 2-0 lead over Thunder
Rockets overcome Westbrook's 51, take 2-0 lead over Thunder

The teams will travel to Portland for the next two meetings in the best-of-seven, with the Warriors taking a 2-0 lead into Game 3 on Saturday. Gordon delivered the decisive shot with 1:48 remaining, drilling a 28-footer off a Harden pass to extend the lead to eight and give Houston a 2-0 series lead.

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  • Anthony Johnson retires after UFC 210 loss, shoots down Rams rumours
Anthony Johnson retires after UFC 210 loss, shoots down Rams rumours

He then returned roughly two-and-a-half minutes later to weigh in at 205 pounds, but several onlookers accused him of cheating the system with an old wrestling trick and holding onto the towel that hid his naked body while weighing in. Johnson had some success too as he took down the former Olympian but it was a thudding roundhouse kick that was ...

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  • Spurs, Cavaliers look to take big step toward series sweeps
Spurs, Cavaliers look to take big step toward series sweeps

San Antonio won 96-82. Over at the Quicken Loans Arena, Kyrie Irving scored 37 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a fierce late fightback from the Indiana Pacers to hold on for a 117-111 victory and take a 2-0 series lead in their Eastern Conference play-off duel.

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  • AC Milan Poised To Sound Out Romelu Lukaku's Agent
AC Milan Poised To Sound Out Romelu Lukaku's Agent

Join the We Are Hooligans team! Lukaku still has two years left to run on his contract and despite stating he will not sign fresh terms, Everton will not be forced into letting him go prematurely. According to the Sun , the Blues hold the advantage in the transfer race with the Belgium global having told pals that he prefers a return to Stamfor...

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  • Aaron Judge extends Yankees lead with 448-foot HR
Aaron Judge extends Yankees lead with 448-foot HR

He also never had been in New York City or Yankee Stadium before, but he said he had two days to take in his surroundings and didn't think the atmosphere was a factor. Warren gave up an RBI double to Kevan Smith before Aroldis Chapman earned his fourth save when Tyler Saladino grounded into a game-ending double play - the fourth turned by the...

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  • Dubnyk, Wild beat Blues 2-0 to avoid elimination
Dubnyk, Wild beat Blues 2-0 to avoid elimination

It was Anderson's fourth career playoff shutout. St. Louis goalie Jake Allen was considered one of the bigger question marks in net. "That's a playoff series , though". He allowed two goals on 28 shots, but failed to get any offensive support from his teammates. "And obviously, playoffs right now, whether it's the overtimes or teams that are s...

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  • Cubs avoid fifth straight loss, Yankees beaten
Cubs avoid fifth straight loss, Yankees beaten

Trying for his first four-out save this year, Feliz (0-2) struck out Javier Baez to strand a runner on third. Anthony Rizzo grounded out, and Russell followed with a drive into the left-field bleachers on a 2-0 count. That shot put a jolt through frigid Yankee Stadium, where fans hid beneath big coats and later umbrellas when a light rain beg...

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  • Portland's Nurkic out Game 2, Warriors' Durant questionable
Portland's Nurkic out Game 2, Warriors' Durant questionable

The intrigue surrounding which players would be healthy enough to play in Game One of the first round series between the Trail Blazers and Warriors was mostly centered around Portland center Jusuf Nurkić. "At some point you have to make them miss" Green said after the game. They brought the whirlwind that usually shows up right after halftime whi...

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