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Stephen Curry scores 29, leads Warriors' rally over Spurs 110-98

This season, Golden State Warriors sharpshooter Steph Curry has made 289 three-point shots - 42 more than teammate Klay Thompson, who has made the second-most threes this year. "Try to make them uncomfortable and contest as many (3-pointers) as you can". Durant played a "hard" 1-on-1 against Golden State assistant coach Willie Green earlier in the day. Read More »

Sean Payton doesn't slam the door on adding Johnny Manziel


But the only way such a trade can happen is if Butler signs his RFA tender with the Patriots first. "And that would be in a much different phase than [restricted free agent and Patriots cornerback] Malcolm Butler or some of the things we're discussing as we approach the draft", Payton said . Read More »

Seahawks QB Trevone Boykin arrested after vehicle crashes into Dallas bar


Four people on the sidewalk were hit, and the bartender inside was injured as the auto pushed through the wall. The charges Boykin is facing are all misdemeanors, and bond has not yet been set. Boykin was a star quarterback at TCU, but went undrafted in 2016. He pled no contest to a resisting arrest charge. This isn't Boykin's first run-in with police. Read More »

Cordarrelle Patterson already recruiting Adrian Peterson to the Raiders


Last week the Vikings declined to pick up their option on Adrian Peterson, the running back who has worn the No. 28 jersey for Minnesota the last 10 seasons. "There wasn't a thought in my mind to try and wear or ask for the No. 28", Murray wrote. "That was one of his favorite numbers, so I'll do that to remember him", Murray said. Read More »

Dont'a Hightower to re-sign with Patriots

perth_map's Ian Rapoport reported that Hightower's four-year contract is worth $43.5 million, with $19 million in guarantees. Hightower was selected 25th overall by the Patriots in the 2012 NFL Draft . The Patriots current linebacker depth chart is now Hightower, Kyle Van Noy , Shea McClellin , Elandon Roberts , Jonathan Freeny , and Trevor Bates . Read More »

Jamie Carragher trolls Everton fans over Romelu Lukaku exit talk


But Koeman today said: "The (Lukaku) deal wasn't agreed; 99.9 per cent is not 100 per cent and they are still trying to get the contract over the line". Everton host Premier League strugglers Hull on Saturday, and Koeman insisted there is no need for Lukaku to miss out on the game following his interview. Read More »

There's no special treatment for anyone - Kohli could miss final Test


The bad blood between the two young teams could prove to be a detriment during the series-deciding Test, which is expected to be a highly competitive contest. "They were scared of us, beating them in India the way they've been playing as well". "I really played nice strokes". Pat Cummins has been cleared of any back trouble after his return to Test matches in Ranchi, so the likelihood is for an unchanged Australian side after Glenn Maxwell's first-innings century at No. Read More »

'Very likely' to undergo knee surgery


He sustained a bone bruise and partially torn meniscus, which the team initially said would not require surgery. Embiid to undergo surgery on meniscus in left knee in coming days. Perhaps that's especially evident in his appearance in the Jolly Rancher ad. The No. 3 pick in the 2014 draft, Embiid missed the first two seasons of his career with foot injuries but looked like the centerpiece of Philadelphia's lengthy rebuild in his time on the court. Read More »

Man United's Jones out of England squad with injury


Wayne Rooney normally wears the captain's armband for England , but has been left out of the squad for the match in Dortmund as a knee injury has limited his playing time at Manchester United. The new manager was now cowed by the idea of discussing England winning the World Cup - a target former chairman Greg Dyke set for 2022 - and ultimately becoming the No 1 team in the world. Read More »

Mets assign Tim Tebow to Single-A Columbia Fireflies


The State added: " Tebow signed with the Mets on September 8 and participated in three Florida Instructional League games, hitting a home run in his first at-bat". While critics still contend that Tebow is more of a useful marketing tool than he is an asset at the plate, Alderson sees some potential in the raw, but athletic corner outfielder. Read More »

Will work for development without discrimination: Adityanath


The UP CM said this mandate is to bring change. Perhaps because he had been highly critical of the new UP CM. Television footage late on Saturday showed cheering BJP workers in the state capital, Lucknow , giving garlands and candies to the MP, who was sworn in on Sunday. Read More »

Ketel One Launches Arnold Palmer Limited Edition Bottle

Fitzpatrick, who was seventh in the Masters previous year and made his Ryder Cup debut at Hazeltine, followed a birdie on the second with his first bogey of the week on the fourth, before adding four birdies and a bogey on the back nine. Charley Hoffman would not let that happen. "I'll be first person to tell you it's hard to win on the PGA Tour", Hoffman said. Dialed in with his irons and deadly with his putter, Kisner birdied five of the next eight holes. Read More »

Wawrinka - Federer is the best of all time


Wawrinka took just over an hour to record the 6-3 6-2 triumph, breaking Carreno-Busta in the penultimate game of the first set before doing so twice again in the second to make it into the final for the first time in his career. "So the kick serve for me today was crucial, first and second serve, and that's why I used it a lot". As for Sock, like Carreno Busta, he too showed signs this week of becoming a Top 10 threat. Read More »

Cahill Nets Winner As Blues Go 13 Points Clear


An 87th-minute strike from Gary Cahill settled a heated match in favour of Chelsea after Jonathan Walters had cancelled out Willian's first-half free kick from the penalty spot, but a prominent subplot was the running battle that raged between Costa and numerous Stoke defenders. Read More »

Werner to Liverpool, Barkley to Chelsea, Dembele to United

What we want to do and like to do is to show everyone that if there is one club out of the big six to make the next step then its Everton . The representative of Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Everton's Romelu Lukaku is understood to be in town to hold talks with the respective clubs regarding his star clients. Read More »

Kansas City Chiefs: Dontari Poe Signs with Atlanta Falcons


Today the team signed free agent defensive tackle Dontari Poe , who was one of the most sought-after commodities in the National Football League this offseason. Dontari Poe joins a defensive line with returning players Vic Beasley Jr., Grady Jarrett , Derrick Shelby, and Adrian Clayborn. The Dolphins want help for both run defense and pass rushing on the defensive line. Read More »

Rafael Nadal advances at Indian Wells with win over Fernando Verdasco

Wednesday marks their earliest clash at a tournament since their first duel in the third round in Miami in 2004. It was very hot, but I'm glad how I played. Venus will next play Russia's Elena Vesnina, who shocked Germany's Angelique Kerber. Acknowledging that his longed-for first French Open crown past year left him emotionally depleted, Djokovic nonetheless says his game remains good enough to get him back to the summit. Read More »

Shehzad and Kamran earn Pakistan recalls


Sarfaraz Ahmed will lead the T20 and ODI squads . "We have given more chances to the young players who are doing well at the domestic level", said chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq. Furthermore, PSL's emerging talents Fakhar Zaman and Shadab Khan have been picked for both the T20 and ODI squads . Giant fast-bowler Mohammad Irfan and batsmen Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif were all excluded from both squads because they are suspended pending an investigation into alleged spot-fixing that took ... Read More »

Champions League: Leicester City boss Shakespeare wary of Sevilla threat


If Sevilla had more of the ball in the second act, however, it would hamstring itself with Samir Nasri's sending-off for two stupid fouls - a needless hack on Wilfred Ndidi and a headbutt on Jamie Vardy. As well as performing well in Spain and in Europe, Sampaoli has won fans for the way his Sevilla side play football and that has naturally led to him being linked to the Blaugrana . Read More »

Russian Federation still has work to do to get ban lifted: WADA chief


Portugalov should not be doing that and somebody somewhere in Russian Federation needs to stop it", WADA director Craig Reedie said on the margins of a WADA meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland. The Russian sports minister Pavel Kolobkov said in Lausanne that Rusada was working towards being considered compliant within the year, and listed what he said was progress on restructuring the country's anti-doping system. Read More »

Former Head Coach Gary Kubiak congratulates DeMarcus Ware on retirement


With that, I take this opportunity to thank all of the people in my life who had a hand in molding me into a great player and the God-fearing man I am today. "Like, I don't have to come in every day and make an announcement". We wish Ware well in his retirement. DeMarcus joined the Broncos with a mission to win a World Championship. Read More »

Couch: MSU's NCAA tourney draw manageable, full of intrigue


As in any strong major conference, ups and downs are usually due to schedule more than anything else. The Wolverines are an overtime loss at Minnesota and a last-second defeat at Northwestern from a 12-game winning streak. Bruce plays very hard defensively. Of all of those looks, the press has been most effective. Oklahoma State is one of those teams who has pretty solid stats. Read More »

Rashford joins up with United for cup clash


Former Manchester United boss Ferguson was pictured in the stands at Stamford Bridge along with ex-Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish. United had defended valiantly until that point, especially so David de Gea, but Chelsea's pressure inevitably paid dividends. Read More »

Everything you need to know ahead of England v Scotland


Meanwhile, Jonathan Joseph is back in the team, while number eight Billy Vunipola is named among the replacements , having recovered from a knee injury. We need to be strong in attack and defence to get them to adapt to our play. But in worldwide colours the scales appear to be tipped the other way, Scotland's scrum has struggled in this year's Championship. Read More »

Bears Are Releasing QB Jay Cutler


With the start of the National Football League 2017 free agency period only hours away, it appears that the Chicago Bears have found their potential replacement for Jay Cutler . The problem is that Fox and Pace failed to groom a young quarterback who could ultimately take Cutler's place if things didn't work out. Just going by annual averages, $15 million per year comes in at less than what other teams are paying starting quarterbacks with limited upside. Read More »

Fantasy football players should be wary of Brandon Marshall joining the Giants


The Giants' signing of Brandon Marshall to a two-year deal, as first reported Wednesday by Newsday's Kimberly Martin , was met immediately by widespread media praise. They know their window is closing with Eli Manning and they're trying to maximize his final seasons in the league. "Out of respect for the guys who have given me an opportunity, I want to talk with them because everything happened so fast", Marshall said. Read More »

San Francisco 49ers release wide receiver Torrey Smith

One of those needs is at the wide receiver position, with the retirement ofSteve Smithand the loss ofKamar Aiken, the Ravens need someone. He finished his collegiate career ranked third in school history with 152 receptions and second with 2,215 yards, while adding 19 touchdowns in three seasons. Read More »

49ers not interested in Mike Glennon


If it doesn't do the market justice on its face, we will explain. Gilmore, who was released by the Bills recently, set a career high for interceptions last season, as he snagged five passes in 15 starts for the Bulls. At the same time, teams are believed to be preparing a run at Brian Hoyer , whose brief time with the Bears appeared to have effectively ended with no sign of a contract in sight. Read More »

John Ross breaks NFL Combine record with 4.22 in 40-yard dash


Ross's official time of 4.22 did just that, but he wore Nike for his 40, which made him ineligible to win anyway, per the terms and conditions laid out by Adidas . Gibson's 40 time wasn't among the top 10 receivers, and he was slower than Penn State's Chris Godwin (4.41). Ex-Arkansas receivers Keon Hatcher and Drew Morgan didn't blow the scouts away with their speed. Read More »

Patriots offered first-round pick for Brandin Cooks


However, it is worth noting that both seasons featured Brandon Marshall on the other side, Matt Forte in the backfield, and Martellus Bennett at tight end. The Eagles are reportedly the front-runner , and the Titans lack of a second round pick might cost them. If Jon Robinson feels forced to take a receiver with one of his two first round picks, it greatly limits his options on draft day. Read More »

Harry Kane leads Tottenham to important win against Everton


Pochettino's name has been mentioned and Jordan seems to think that the Tottenham boss would not be able to turn down the allure of Camp Nou. Kane scored twice to take him clear at the top of the scorers chart with 19 goals, while Dele Alli scored Spurs' third. Read More »

Leicester provided breathing room after 3-1 win over Hull


The former assistant to Claudio Ranieri has won both matches in interim charge by a 3-1 margin, his side following up Monday's home victory over Liverpool with another three points against relegation rivals Hull on Saturday. Hull City Starting XI Lineups: Jakupovic, Elmohamady, Ranocchia, Maguire, Robertson, Huddlestone , Markovic, N'Diaye, Clucas , Grosicki, Niasse. We have to put in another performance. Read More »