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Gobert, Davis, Oladipo, Holiday, Covington On 2018 NBA All-Defensive Team

Gobert, Davis, Oladipo, Holiday, Covington On 2018 NBA All-Defensive Team Gobert, who averaged 13.5 points, 10.7 rebounds and 2.3 blocks this season, was named one of the top five defenders in the league along with Anthony Davis , Victor Oladipo , Robert Covington and Jrue Holliday. This is the third time Lillard has earned All-NBA honors, but his first appearance as a First Team selection. Lillard received All-NBA Second Team honors in 2015-16 and was named to the... [Full Article...]

LeBron, Cavs facing win-or-else Game 6 vs Celtics

LeBron, Cavs facing win-or-else Game 6 vs Celtics Cleveland has been in three consecutive Finals while James has gone to seven in a row between the Cavs and Miami Heat. Teams that win Game 5 to take a 3-2 lead in a best-of-seven series win 83 percent of the time . "I had my moments, but I think everyone at this point is exhausted, worn down or whatever the case may be". But not everybody trains with former Navy SEALs to give him the most p... [Full Article...]

Chris Paul trolls Steph Curry with Steph Curry shimmy

Chris Paul trolls Steph Curry with Steph Curry shimmy That served to ignite him. But putting away a team as good as Golden State won't be easy, and now the Rockets will take their first crack at it on the road without CP3. Each team wound up with as many turnovers as assists. The Warriors have won two out of the last three National Basketball Association titles and are widely considered to be the best team in the league since the Michael ... [Full Article...]

Palestinian FM Submits Referral to ICC on Israeli Crimes

Palestinian FM Submits Referral to ICC on Israeli Crimes The Palestinians returned to the ICC in the aftermath of accelerated settlement activity in which Israel advanced plans for over 10,000 new homes in 2017. Last Friday, the UNHCR opened a probe into Israeli use of live ammunition by the Israeli occupation forces. But critics say the investigations rarely lead anywhere. [Full Article...]

US Treasury says updates Trump on Chinese investment concerns

US Treasury says updates Trump on Chinese investment concerns Threatened U.S. restrictions on Chinese investments in the United States also appeared to be put on the back burner. In this April 30, 2018, file. Asked about the administration's evolving China trade strategy, several Republicans said the White House needed to fill them in on what was happening, as majority had only heard and read media reports about the developing talks over the weekend. [Full Article...]

Aston Villa reach playoff final with Boro stalemate

Aston Villa reach playoff final with Boro stalemate Villa won the first leg 1-0 at the Riverside Stadium thanks to Mile Jedinak's early header, giving them a massive advantage ahead of the second leg at Villa Park. Stewart Downing hit the bar for Middlesbrough late on but they did not register a shot on target. Both of Pulis' former Premier League clubs in Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion have been relegated to the Championship for next... [Full Article...]

The Projected Cut Line At The Players Championship Just Changed

The Projected Cut Line At The Players Championship Just Changed At the top of the leaderboard after Round 1, there is a six-way tie among Dustin Johnson , Matt Kuchar, Patrick Cantlay, Chesson Hadley, Webb Simpson, and Alex Noren, all of whom shot a six-under-par 66. According to the Golf Channel broadcast, it was Woods' first-ever eagle on the par-5 ninth hole at TPC Sawgrass. Mickelson, Woods and Fowler all cracked up laughing, and Phil had to back off hi... [Full Article...]

Scott Arfield signs for Rangers on four-year deal from Burnley

Scott Arfield signs for Rangers on four-year deal from Burnley The 29-year-old spent eight years in England with Huddersfield and the Clarets and is excited about the prospect of returning to his native land at a fascinating time for his new club. Gerrard, who will appoint former Scotland captain Gary McAllister as his assistant at Ibrox, wants to challenge Celtic's dominance of Scottish football , with Brendan Rodgers' side looking to secure back-to-bac... [Full Article...]

Cano hit by pitch, has fracture on right hand

Cano hit by pitch, has fracture on right hand Niko Goodrum went 3-for-4 with a homer on Sunday in a win over the Mariners . Dan is 2-2 with 4 holds and a 4.38 ERA (6 ER, 12.1 IP) in 13 relief appearances with the Mariners this season. The Mariners activated right-hander Dan Altavilla from the 10-day disabled list before the second game. Goodrum's single in the ninth allowed JaCoby Jones to advance to third with nobody out, and Iglesia... [Full Article...]

Michael Carrick: Success is coming at Manchester United

Michael Carrick: Success is coming at Manchester United United's dominance eventually paid off in the 34th minute as Michael Carrick's long ball found Juan Mata , who showed great control before setting up Marcus Rashford for the simple tap-in. Speaking post-match, Mourinho provided injury updates on Lukaku and Martial, amid fears both could miss the FA Cup final. "Martial is injured. He was injured on Friday, yesterday he couldn't train". [Full Article...]

Maile's walk-off blast leads Jays past Red Sox

Maile's walk-off blast leads Jays past Red Sox He was sent back to Boston for a battery of medical tests and diagnosed with a mild case of carpal tunnel syndrome. Drew Pomeranz wasn't sharp in this one, giving up three runs on five hits and five walks over just four-plus innings of work. [Full Article...]

Bennett curses latest finish in Giro d'Italia

Bennett curses latest finish in Giro d'Italia This was the first first time an Irish rider has claimed a stage at the Giro in 31 years, since Stephen Roche won a time trial on the way to overall victory in 1987. Four-time Tour de France victor Froome was in eighth place, 1 minute, 10 seconds behind. Bennett, 28, produced another solid ride, finishing with a time of 4:16:37, just 26 seconds behind stage victor, Esteban Chaves of Colombia. [Full Article...]

Cavs Emerge as Odds Leaders to Land LeBron James This Offseason

Cavs Emerge as Odds Leaders to Land LeBron James This Offseason Celtics coach Brad Stevens has stressed that one player alone can't be tasked with slowing James. “You dream about being able to play in big games in the NBA and even when I got to the NBA that was one of my only goals to be as great as I can be, to play in big games in the NBA and be remembered and I think Ive done that in my career, ” he said. [Full Article...]

CELTICS 114, SIXERS 112: C's headed back to East Finals!

CELTICS 114, SIXERS 112: C's headed back to East Finals! On Boston's possession, Terry Rozier would be fouled immediately and knock down both of his free throws. In a game and a series that was often defined by grit and toughness, it was fitting that the play that led to the win for the Boston Celtics was Marcus Smart - a 6-foot-3 human statue built of brick and mortar - absorbing a post-up from Dario Saric , forcing a turnover and making a... [Full Article...]

Danny Murphy sends message to Chelsea FC fans about Alvaro Morata

Danny Murphy sends message to Chelsea FC fans about Alvaro Morata Although Hazard and Olivier Giroud were named on the bench, Conte denied he was prioritising next weekend's FA Cup final against Manchester United. But former Blues fullback Mario Melchiot believes Conte is sending the wrong signals, telling talkSPORT: "If you don't play him you are nearly giving him an answer like: 'If I'm not playing why would I want to stay?'" Conte has yet to confirm his d... [Full Article...]

Fred, Jorginho? Pep Guardiola explains Manchester City summer transfer plan

Fred, Jorginho? Pep Guardiola explains Manchester City summer transfer plan From the goals, the play, the passing, the passion and the team spirit, it's the best we have ever seen. Guardiola, who was speaking at a press conference to preview the champions' final Premier League game of the season at Southampton on Sunday, expects incoming transfer business this summer to be limited. [Full Article...]

Huddersfield stay up and dent Chelsea's top-four hopes

Huddersfield stay up and dent Chelsea's top-four hopes After a disappointing season and overall performance , Chelsea has now turned its attention to the FA Cup , and after the season they've just had, their chances at qualifying for next year's Champions League is looking very unlikely. "They bring them in and out, but I don't think before the FA Cup you want to make any decision - it won't help the team", explained the Dutchman. But Guardiola ha... [Full Article...]

India reject Australia day-night Test

India reject Australia day-night Test The Adelaide test has become a showpiece event since it became a pink-ball contest, against New Zealand in 2015. Cricket Australia had lobbied India to play a day-night Test at Adelaide Oval, which has hosted pink-ball cricket for the past three seasons. [Full Article...]

Mets undercut 1st-inning rally by batting out of order

Mets undercut 1st-inning rally by batting out of order However, the lineup sent out by computer pregame and posted on the dugout wall incorrectly had the two hitters switched in the order. Flores batted out of turn and struck out for the second out. Catcher Devin Mesoraco started for the Mets and went 0 for 4, a day after the Reds dealt him to NY for pitcher Matt Harvey . Orioles 5, Royals 3 • Mark Trumbo delivered a tiebreaking two-run single ... [Full Article...]

Toronto Raptors' Dwane Casey voted coach of the year by his peers

Toronto Raptors' Dwane Casey voted coach of the year by his peers Casey earned high marks for reconfiguring his team's playing style to fit the pace-and-space era and developing one of the deepest rosters in the league this year. Nurse, not Casey , is credited with leading the charge in changing the offensive system. Nurse would likely be the favorite. We now have a concrete report suggesting that the Raptors' brass is indeed "leaning towards" parting ways... [Full Article...]


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