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Brown drops 30 as Celtics seize 2-0 series lead over Bucks Brown drops 30 as Celtics seize 2-0 series lead over Bucks
- April 18, 2018

If at the start of the season you heard the Boston Celtics would receive stellar point guard play in the playoffs, you probably wouldn't have batted an eye. Game three is on Friday. "How personally do you take that match up?" "We haven't done nothing yet", DeRozan said in a post-game interview on NBA TV. (more...)
Casemiro: PSG keen to sign Real Madrid defensive midfielder Casemiro: PSG keen to sign Real Madrid defensive midfielder
- April 18, 2018

Barcelona were knocked out of the UEFA Champions League by Roma after losing the second leg 3-0, with the Italians progressing 4-4 on aggregate, courtesy of the away goal rule. Zinedine Zidane's side have recovered from an indifferent first half of the season to close within four points of neighbours Atletico Madrid , who occupy second position. (more...)
German Cup: Bayern Munich reach final with 6-2 win in Leverkusen German Cup: Bayern Munich reach final with 6-2 win in Leverkusen
- April 18, 2018

With AP Photos.Thomas Mueller scored a hat trick as Bayern Munich booked its place in the German Cup final with a 6-2 win at Bayer Leverkusen . Javi Martinez scored after two minutes on a rebound after Bernd Leno blocked Thomas Mueller's effort. (more...)
Holiday burns Blazers as Pelicans take 2-0 series lead Holiday burns Blazers as Pelicans take 2-0 series lead
- April 18, 2018

Jrue Holiday had a career playoff-high 33 points to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to another win in Portland and send the Pelicans home with a 2-0 series lead. "You know, you come in with home court, the first two games on your floor and you lose the first one, and now they're saying in their locker room we got one, why not go get another one". (more...)
National Basketball Association G League announces players' salaries for 2018-19 season National Basketball Association G League announces players' salaries for 2018-19 season
- April 18, 2018

G League salaries are going up next season, to $35,000 for most players and up to $385,000 for those on two-way contracts. That will leave Denver, New Orleans and Portland as the only N.B.A. In addition, two-way player salaries rose to $77,250 from $75,000. "The G League will have the most to offer, considering that is the development league for the NBA", Bazley told reporters . (more...)
International Champions Cup to host game in Charlotte International Champions Cup to host game in Charlotte
- April 18, 2018

The teams, schedule and more were announced in Miami on Tuesday morning, and it will feature two league winners in Manchester City and Bayern Munich and the four teams remaining in the Champions League semifinals - Bayern, Real Madrid, Liverpool and Roma. (more...)
Kaplan Fox Announces Investigation Of Allegiant Travel Company — INVESTOR ALERT Kaplan Fox Announces Investigation Of Allegiant Travel Company — INVESTOR ALERT
- April 18, 2018

Following the sale, the director now directly owns 2,255 shares in the company, valued at approximately $365,310. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky has 5,100 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 7,200 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $948,000 after acquiring an additional 2,146 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
McKayla Maroney Talks Publicly About Larry Nassar for First Time McKayla Maroney Talks Publicly About Larry Nassar for First Time
- April 18, 2018

Wieber was on the "Fierce Five" team that won gold in 2012. "He was the only male allowed to be present in the athlete dorm rooms to do whatever he wanted. Nassar - who was accused of molesting some 250 girls - was sentenced to more than 100 years in jail . Maroney is one of four members of the Fierce Five U.S. (more...)
Jose Mourinho Willing To Let Paul Pogba Leave Manchester United Jose Mourinho Willing To Let Paul Pogba Leave Manchester United
- April 18, 2018

Pep Guardiola's side were crowned kings of English football on Sunday as their arch rivals Manchester United slumped to a shock 1-0 defeat against struggling West Bromwich Albion . Gundogan was on target in a 3-1 win at Wembley against Tottenham to put City on the brink of claiming the title but with United not expected to slump against West Brom, the Germany global went to see former club Borussia Dortmund take on Schalke in the Bundesliga's Ruhr derby. (more...)
Choo's big day at plate powers Rangers past Rays Choo's big day at plate powers Rangers past Rays
- April 18, 2018

He had a 3.88 ERA in his time with the Rays - 17-4 with a 3.29 as an All-Star in 2013 - but that jumped to 5.12 with the Giants, going 6-15 last season. Prior to Monday night, the Rays have lost four games in a row and 12 of their last 14. The bullpen has a 4.90 ERA, 1.51 WHIP and 8.1 K/9. Texas, which came to Tropicana Field with a two-game winning streak, lost again to match the Rays' AL-high 12 losses. (more...)
Anthony Rizzo wants Major League Baseball schedule to be shorter Anthony Rizzo wants Major League Baseball schedule to be shorter
- April 18, 2018

Rizzo noted things would get a "little more dicey" when it comes to asking players to play for less money, but he added a potential system to grandfather in new contracts reflective of the reduced schedule could work for all parties. Although Rizzo said he knows nothing is likely to change, the Cubs will surely hope the weather warms up as their first baseman recovers from back tightness that landed him on the disabled list. (more...)
Utah Jazz: Three adjustments that must be made for Game 2 Utah Jazz: Three adjustments that must be made for Game 2
- April 18, 2018

Utah rookie guard Donovan Mitchell is questionable with a left foot contusion. The Rookie of the Year candidate who averaged 20.5 points during the season had 27 points and 10 rebounds in Utah's game-one loss. "Paul's a tough guy", Donovan said. "I just stubbed my toe", Mitchell said. "Paul wants to be out there". We're never going to put a player's health at risk in any way. (more...)
Rogic nets as Celtic thump Old Firm rivals to reach Cup final Rogic nets as Celtic thump Old Firm rivals to reach Cup final
- April 18, 2018

That was a game that they cheered for but you should be careful what you wish for in case it comes back to bite you on the arse. Peter Dallas, managing director of Hampden Park, said:... It has been brilliant the whole time I have been here, it has been absolutely outstanding. "They may well nick second but at the moment it's tough viewing". (more...)
West Ham's Moyes surprised at keeper Hart's costly error West Ham's Moyes surprised at keeper Hart's costly error
- April 18, 2018

Arnautovic thought he had opened the scoring in the 55th minute when he glanced in Cresswell's cross, but the offside flag cut short his celebrations, replays showing the decision was marginally correct. A lot of clubs look like they will not able to get that, hopefully we do as soon as we can". - Peter Crouch is now on 16 sub goals in the Premier League (level with Javier Hernandez); only four players have more (Defoe 24, Giroud 19, Kanu 17 and Solskjaer 17). (more...)
John Amirante, Longtime Rangers Anthem Singer, Dies at 83 John Amirante, Longtime Rangers Anthem Singer, Dies at 83
- April 18, 2018

His wife, Annie, told the Rangers he died of natural causes Tuesday in NY after about a week in the hospital. Most notably, he sang the anthem before Game 4 of the 2017 Eastern Conference semifinal against the Ottawa Senators, which the Rangers would go on to win 4-1 to tie the series at two games apiece before falling in six games. (more...)
Messi and Suarez rested for Celta Vigo clash Messi and Suarez rested for Celta Vigo clash
- April 18, 2018

Barca will need to keep an eye on Maxi Gomez, who has impressed in his debut season in La Liga . Barcelona are unbeaten in a league record 39 games but will risk that streak ending as they head to Vigo with a weakened squad, which the club named Monday. (more...)
Celta-Barcelona 2-2 Celta-Barcelona 2-2
- April 18, 2018

He picked out Alcacer to his left who in turn was able to find Dembele at the top of the area with a skewed touch, and the 20-year-old made no mistake in sweeping home for his first La Liga goal for the club. With the man advantage, Celta Vigo continued to press for the next goal and they got their reward in the 82nd minute. It was an instant red card for the substitute and Barcelona's first dismissal in La Liga this season. (more...)
New Orleans Saints: Pros and cons of signing Dez Bryant New Orleans Saints: Pros and cons of signing Dez Bryant
- April 18, 2018

He reiterated that sentiment to 247Sports, saying that he would "like to play the Cowboys twice". Bryant also mentioned the possibility that the Giants use the No. Hall of Fame wide receiver Andre Reed made a pitch for Bryant to join the Bills on Twitter. Dallas didn't even offer Bryant an opportunity to take a pay cut from the $12.5 million base salary he was set to earn next season. (more...)
James Johnson scores 18 points in Heat win
- April 18, 2018

While his numbers across the board were terrific, Simmons had nowhere near the impact he imparted on Game 1 due to the Heat's frequent full-court pressing of him from start to finish. He was a game-best plus-16. Speaking of regressing to the mean, the 76ers should see a positive regression when it comes to their outside shooting. (more...)
Liverpool ace Salah wants Champions League more than individual accolades Liverpool ace Salah wants Champions League more than individual accolades
- April 18, 2018

Roma have lost three of their Champions League matches, surprising many by qualifying as group winners ahead of Chelsea and Atletico Madrid, before squeezing past Shakhtar Donetsk on away goals in the first knockout round. "It is a great feeling, of course it is a great feeling, but in the end I am just happy to score and help the team". Liverpool are the only remaining team to boast an unbeaten record in their Champions League campaign so far, having won eight and drawn four of their ... (more...)
Dimitrov and Thiem are rusty but reach Monte Carlo 3rd round
- April 18, 2018

Dimitrov was far from his best in the first set, dropping his serve twice against French qualifier Herbert. A stunning double-handed backhand victor gave Zverev a break for 4-3 in the opener, but a double-fault in the next immediately handed back the initiative and Muller seized on the chance with a hold to love and another break to edge ahead. (more...)
Power restored to 840K customers in Puerto Rico after outage Power restored to 840K customers in Puerto Rico after outage
- April 18, 2018

The Indians wives association also made a donation. The first donation of $18,400 was extended to Nuestra Escuela, a high school in Caguas, Puerto Rico. "We are much better than six or seven months ago - whenever it was - but we still have work to do". The Indians will present the check to Delgado during their two-game series against the Twins on Tuesday and Wednesday at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan. (more...)
Guard VanVleet returns to Raptors lineup to face Washington Wizards Guard VanVleet returns to Raptors lineup to face Washington Wizards
- April 18, 2018

VanVleet was previously considered questionable and believed to be a game-time decision after going through the morning shootaround, but it appears he's still not ready. "They did a good job of switching bodies on me and putting bigger guys on me and switching up and putting Kyle on me", Beal said. For what it's worth, the Raptors only shot two more free throws for the game (20) than the Wizards did (18). (more...)
NFL Draft: Steals and bargains with Alabama roots NFL Draft: Steals and bargains with Alabama roots
- April 18, 2018

Without the assurance that any trades will be made prior to the draft, this mock will keep all trades where they belong in the rumor mill. But Davis, Williams and Ross didn't deliver past year. IL had no players taken in 2014 and 2015. All three of those drafts saw a Vol get picked in the first round. And all five of those years have come in the last decade and a half. (more...)
Bat breaks as Bryce Harper's swing sends ball flying for home run Bat breaks as Bryce Harper's swing sends ball flying for home run
- April 18, 2018

The hit was Harper's MLB-leading eighth home run and gave the Nats a temporary lead at New York's Citi Field. Speaking after the match - which finished in an 8-6 win for his side - Harper said: 'Barreled it pretty good. Signed to a minor league contract late in spring training, he was added to the roster before the game. The slugger was hitting just .190, striking out 26 times in 58 at-bats. (more...)
New Lines, Couturier Leaves After Collision New Lines, Couturier Leaves After Collision
- April 18, 2018

WILD 6, JETS 2: In St. Paul, Minn.Mikael Granlund and Zach Parise scored power-play goals in the first period for the spark Minnesota was missing on the road, and the Wild used a four-goal second to roar back against Winnipeg the Western Conference series. (more...)
European Soccer Clubs Liverpool & Dortmund Play Here In July European Soccer Clubs Liverpool & Dortmund Play Here In July
- April 18, 2018

The three previous ICC matches at the Washington Redskins' venue attracted large crowds: Manchester United vs. AC Milan vs. Barcelona in Santa Clara, Calif. Juventus and Real Madrid are familiar foes. Liverpool is now third in England's Premiere League, and has advanced to the semifinals of the European Champions League. (more...)
Billionaire banking heir Matthew Mellon dies in rehab aged 54 Billionaire banking heir Matthew Mellon dies in rehab aged 54
- April 18, 2018

Matthew Mellon is dead, a family representative confirms to Page Six . Mellon , a former chair of the New York Republican Party's finance committee, had battled addiction . Mellon was featured in Forbes for their February issue. The billionaire saw Ripple as a viable investment, and his knack proved to be right. The outlet revealed he had sold his bitcoin, another popular form of digital currency "a few years ago" in favor of Ripple, which is designed for use in banks. (more...)
Police got search warrant after suspecting Deondre Francois of selling pot Police got search warrant after suspecting Deondre Francois of selling pot
- April 18, 2018

Per the search warrant, authorities began looking into Francois as a potential dealer after they were informed by an anonymous tipster who claimed to have seen the quarterback in possession of a large sack containing what was estimated as upwards of two pounds of the psychotropic substance. (more...)
'We stuffed up': Comm Games organiser breaks silence on closing ceremony 'We stuffed up': Comm Games organiser breaks silence on closing ceremony
- April 17, 2018

The broadcast of the ceremony was pretty conspicuously missing the usual footage of athletes and flagbearers entering the stadium, which meant we didn't get to see wheelchair racing gold medallist Kurt Fearnley carry the Australian flag for the last time before retiring. (more...)

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