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Westbrook sets triple-double record, Thunder beat Nuggets

In any other season, he would be a triple-double marvel, recording his 21st of the season with 35 points, 11 rebounds and 15 assists in a 135-128 win over the Kings on Sunday night. Westbrook stayed after that game to practise shooting. Then, Portland will play the defending Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors in the opening round. Read More »

Phaneuf scores in OT as Senators tie series against Bruins


Dion Phaneuf then scored just two minutes into OT to give Ottawa the victory. Overtime_7, Ottawa, Phaneuf 1 (Stone), 1:59. "I tried to get as much on it and luckily it found a way through". That goal for Boston came at the end of a short 5-on-3 after the Senators took back-to-back penalties. "They capitalized on their chances but we're in here for each other and we pick each other up". Read More »

Leonard's 37 points lead Spurs by Grizzlies 96-82


They shot 18 times in the paint and shot 32 free throws. Fizdale's rant backfires, the Grizzlies barely get to the free throw line, and the Spurs rip the hearts out of all Grizzlies fans by stealing game three on the road. I got to be honest with you. "But when it comes to the game, I'm not sure". After the Spurs practiced Wednesday, Parker was asked if after everything he's accomplished in his career, he views being left open as a sign of disrespect. Read More »

Madrid clubs back on top in European soccer

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick to become the first man to score 100 Champions League goals as holder Madrid completed a 4-2 win Tuesday, going through 6-3 on aggregate. When two big teams meet like this in the Champions League , such a robbery can not happen. In Tuesday's second leg alone, Madrid had 12 attempts on target, compared to two for the visitors. Read More »

Crosby, Penguins edge Blue Jackets 4-1 for 2-0 series lead

Sheary's determination set up Crosby's 50th playoff goal to give Pittsburgh a first-period lead and Guentzel buried a cross-ice pass from Crosby to put the Penguins ahead near the game's midpoint as the Penguins went up 2-0 in the best-of-seven series. Read More »

Three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton lauds `awesome` F1 season so far


Lewis Hamilton recounts his race with Sebastian Vettel in the F1 2017 Drivers' Championship as the "ultimate fight" he has faced in Formula 1. Mercedes , however, holds a narrow lead in the constructors' championship. After winning last weekend's Chinese GP, where Vettel finished second, Hamilton drove up alongside Vettel's auto and gave him a thumbs up. In the meantime, how the two cars cope with high temperatures and manage their tyres in blistering conditions will be critical this ... Read More »

Phil Jackson's Dumb Comments About Carmelo Anthony Are Nothing New


Jackson looked into trading Carmelo Anthony before the trade deadline and said on Friday that Anthony would be "better off somewhere else" to pursue a championship. Jackson also said he needs to do a better job of "mentoring" next year and mentioned overseeing "game plans" and being more vocal at practices. And I feel the same way. Read More »

Snydergaard exits early, Mets lose to Marlins 3-2

Story's first home run of the season came with two outs in the fourth inning against Giants starter Madison Bumgarner (0-2), who allowed three runs and six hits in six innings. The call stood, and the Marlins reacted in stunned fashion. Fortunately for Rojas and the Marlins, the next time he touched home plate, the run counted. Read More »

Jackson says that a trade might be best for Carmelo, Knicks


According to ESPN's Ian Begley , Anthony prefers to remain in NY, but wants a commitment from management to winning immediately. Sources are telling ESPN that Carmelo is "leaning strongly" toward waiving his no-trade clause if the Knicks presented him with an interesting trade. Read More »

Arsene Wenger: "I'm disappointed and determined to put things right"

And Gold believes that Wenger is in a similar position and will end up staying on as Arsenal manager because he knows the club inside out. It looks on the pitch you can see that. "We thought we'd bounced back well against Manchester City and West Ham at home, but tonight that wasn't us at all". Spurs fans took to Twitter after Arsenal's defeat to heap more misery on the Gunners fans. Read More »

Steve Fisher retires: 'San Diego State is my legacy'


This season, the Aztecs went 19-14 in the Mountain West but didn't make a tournament for the first time since 2005. He was the head coach when the team won the NCAA championship in 1989, just weeks after the firing of coach Bill Frieder, who had accepted the head coaching job at Arizona State University just before the NCAA tournament began. Read More »

Sebastian Vettel masters Lewis Hamilton to win Australian Grand Prix


We won't panic, though. "I think there's things we'll have to change for the next time to make it better, but yeah, it's great - we've got a race on our hands". "We always said this was an outlier and we can not expect this to continue forever". Fernando Alonso was the fastest in Australia at Melbourne that year. Read More »

Mexico USA in Joint Bid


What we do know is that the USA will host 60 matches, including every game from the quarterfinals through to the final. The U.S. will have to make assurances to Federation Internationale de Football Association that every country that qualifies-including potentially Iran, a World Cup regular that was on Trump's travel ban list-will be able to have their teams, fans and media be able to enter the country. Read More »

Breast Ban? UFC fight in limbo over breast implants


Calvillo was the far more active offensive fighter in the first round. The UFC can easily rebook Calvillo for another card. It came as a surprise because she disclosed the surgery for her implants in her official paperwork last month, and heard nothing back from the commission. Read More »

Leader Justin Rose geared up for epic Sunday at the Masters

Garcia has been inspired by a text message from fellow Spaniard and two-time Masters victor Jose Maria Olazabal on the eve of the tournament. "I know anything can happen", Spieth said, which sparked nervous laughter in an interview room where almost everybody remembered last year's collapse. Read More »

Antonio Conte says Spurs' pressure is bringing the best out of Chelsea

Hazard's goal, which was Chelsea's second, stood up as the eventual match-winner after Bournemouth made it interesting at the end of the first-half, though the result didn't feel safe until Marcos Alonso's picture-perfect free-kick halfway through the second half flew into the back of Artur Boruc's net. Read More »

Man City v Hull City: Confirmed Lineups - Yaya Toure starts


Hull had looked risky on the break but Sergio Aguero added a second shortly after half-time, scoring from close range after fantastic work from Raheem Sterling in the build-up, and from there it was plain sailing. "We need to fight and work hard". The Portuguese said he was happy in East Yorkshire and with the progress his side had made, but refused to commit himself to the club beyond this season. Read More »

Man City 3-1 Hull City: Home comforts for Pep


The Tigers have turned the KCOM Stadium into a fortress since Silva's appointment, going unbeaten with five wins out of six. It's widely expected that City will spend significantly this summer to further strengthen their squad and ensure that Guardiola has the personnel and group in place to fully implement his ideas and style of play. Read More »

Conte plays down exit talk, says future is at Chelsea

While Chelsea are not yet mathematically confirmed for the title, Wednesday's three points against the pre-season title favorites have gone a long way towards restoring any confidence that may have been sapped by the surprise defeat at the weekend. Read More »

Sadio Mane rules out rest of season with knee injury


It was not ideal and I made the decision". "That's why it felt like it did at the end. That is the only good news". "Phil is still ill". These are the highest-quality players and if you took out all the players which we miss now from other teams I'd be surprised if they could play their best football. Read More »

Richard goes 8 innings, Padres beat Dodgers 4-0


The Padres took a 2-0 lead in the first, mustering a walk, three singles and a sacrifice fly. The Dodgers didn't waste any time showing off their offensive depth on opening day, with every slot in the lineup accounting for a hit and a run. Read More »

Raptors, Pacers Get into Heated Exchange Following Lance Stephenson's Late Score

He concluded it strangely, but not exactly atypical of his polarizing career. We got a reminder of that Tuesday, when Lance Stephenson upset the Raptors at the end of the Pacers' 108-90 win. The Pacers are also even with Chicago for the seventh spot after the Bulls lost to NY 100-91 on Tuesday. They dropped into a tie with IN for the seventh spot IN the Eastern Conference, just a half-game ahead of idle Miami. Read More »

SC women 2-0 vs. Mississippi State this season


This will be both team's first shot at a program-first national title. The Bulldogs got to this point in their matchup with SC by pulling off one of the more memorable moments in recent women's basketball history. It was a three pointer with just about four minutes left in the fourth quarter that kept Stanford at arm's length and put SC in its first-ever national championship game. Read More »

Eagles get defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan from Ravens


Baltimore gets the 77th overall pick while Philadelphia moves down to No. 99. Jernigan has 13 career sacks and 91 total tackles spanning his three-year National Football League career. Jernigan was the Ravens' second-round pick in 2014 out of Florida State. In 2016, he played in all 16 for the first time in his career and started a career-high 15. Read More »

Bangladesh captain retires from Twenty20 cricket


His plans were dealt a blow by Lasith Malinga in the second ball of the game as he made his return from injury with an unplayable delivery that uprooted Tamim's middle stump. The two teams meet again in the second and final T20I in Colombo on Thursday. Mortaza's official Facebook page then carried a statement from the player. Read More »

Pep Guardiola: 'Certain players fighting for Manchester City futures'

After winning eight Premier League games in a row against Manchester City between 2005 and 2009, Chelsea have won just five of their last 15 against them in the top flight (D3, L7). " Now is not the time to let ourselves down ", Costa, who has scored 17 league goals this season but only four since Christmas, told ESPN Brazil . Read More »

Brady's missing Super Bowl jerseys tracked to Mexico

Tuesday, FOX Sports' Jay Glazer joined Colin Cowherd and the two unveiled a video that shows how Ortega got into New England's locker room. "He showed me Warner's jersey with his signature and told me a story about how Warner was surprised that he was in possession of the item", Palafox told the AP. Read More »

'Heartbroken' Kentucky stars won't get over this loss soon


The national semifinals isn't a birthright to anyone, of course, but it is at least a fairly regular destination for the Tar Heels. She chose not to play basketball in college, but could have. The Bulldogs will play in front of 70,000 on Saturday at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. - ABC11's UNC special - Watch ABC11's UNC special about the team's road to the Final Four SaturdayALL day - Keep an eye on ABC11's website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat for ... Read More »

Massive Liverpool blow as Lallana is sidelined

Klopp expressed his frustration after Adam Lallana sustained a thigh injury while playing for England this month, but refused to fault manager Gareth Southgate for selecting the midfielder. The German tactician will be unable to call upon Adam Lallana who suffered an injury during global duty with England . Ragnar Klavan has been battling the defender for a starting spot and with Lovren now back fit, Klopp must decide who will start the Merseyside derby against Everton on Saturday ... Read More »

Coutinho ready for 'intense' Merseyside derby clash

Lallana sustained a thigh injury during the win over Lithuania but still managed to play all 90 minutes, having completed just over an hour of the friendly meeting with Germany four days previously. "We all have to start to work much better together: the FA, league, television & the clubs as we're trying to sell the best product". Another global break, and another injury for Liverpool . Read More »

Rafael Nadal reaches Key Biscayne final for 5th time


For the Australian upstart had missed out on a meeting with Federer at Indian Wells after a last-minute withdrawal and in Miami , he was a man on a mission. However, through the Miami draw, Nadal was looking increasingly assured at a tournament where he had reached four previous finals. In a shocking display of heckling the crowd roared and booed - including even Kyrgios' opponent Roger Federer's wife who was watching in the stands in Miami . Read More »

Martinsville qualifying canceled; Kyle Larson will start first


Hamlin's last victory here came in this race two years ago, and while he answered "one" when asked Friday how many drivers are on par with him at this track, he said it's too early to panic about a slow start to 2017. "The last couple of years we've had a good set-up and been able to use it to have some pretty good runs". They always see a great race. Shortly before final Camping World Truck Series practice was scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. Read More »

Crystal Palace 'can upset Chelsea if they are clinical'

Conte , who again repeated that contracts and transfers would be addressed at the end of the season and his players should focus on the present, said: "John knows my thoughts about him and I think the most important thing is this". "But because the results have changed it has immediately grown the confidence of those players with the work he has done and they feel like they are never going to get beat, and they play that way". Read More »