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San Antonio Spurs look to finish the Memphis Grizzlies

Parker has averaged 19 points per game and 5.5 assists per game over the previous two contests. The receipt was dated April 21, a day off for the Spurs between games in Memphis on April 20 and 22, and McEwen's is near the FedEx Forum. Had Mills made that shot, San Antonio would have been in complete control of the game. The Memphis Grizzlies need a victory here in order to force a game seven on Saturday. Read More »

Manchester United defender Eric Bailly discusses Barcelona and Manchester City interest

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Much of their football has been slow and ponderous at times, with 13 draws in the Premier League has held United back, with a top-four finish in the balance after last night's 0-0 draw with Manchester City. The Belgian was booked for tripping Aguero and then committed the same offence less than a minute later. Just about the only player on target for United was Marouane Fellaini, although unfortunately for United it was with a headbutt on 84 minutes that connected with Sergio Aguero and ... Read More »

Fellaini sees red as United hold on for goalless draw at City

City, who dominated most of the game, thought they had a late victor when Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus, on as a late substitute for his first appearance since being injured in February, headed home from close range but was offside. Jose Mourinho's side had chances through Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Ander Herrera in the first half, but were far less attacking in the second and had to withstand significant late pressure. Read More »

West Brom boss Tony Pulis hits out at Liverpool goal

Liverpool have won 18 points from losing positions this season, more than any other Premier League team. Tony Pulis lost his first Premier League match as a manager at home to Liverpool in nine encounters. Hal Robson-Kanu and the more creative James Morrison came on. With 10 minutes left, Mignolet saved Liverpool's blushes after stopping a one-on-one against Phillips. Read More »

FSU's Dalvin Cook falls out of first round in 2017 National Football League draft

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All of them did Thursday night. Should they have passed on the best back in the NFL Draft? He was the best running back in the NFL Draft and two running backs were selected in the first eight picks of the draft! Maybe it was because of the decreased value National Football League teams have put on running backs (Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey might be exceptions, not the rule). Read More »

Indiana Pacers Game 4 Analysis & Series Recap

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James' 3-pointer gave Cleveland a 103-102 lead, and Kyle Korver made two free throws with 19.1 seconds left for a 105-102 lead. With 33 points, 10 rebounds, four assists, four steals and two blocks, James guided the Cavs into the next round. Read More »

Tottenham looks to finish about Arsenal with win

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The Denmark worldwide accepted that Spurs want Chelsea to drop points but insisted his side stay in the hunt due to his eighth league goal of the season. They've beaten Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool while securing six wins in their last nine, and there has been a marked improvement in their defence under Allardyce: they've kept first-half clean sheets in 10 of his 17 games in charge. Read More »

Spurs advance: San Antonio beats Grizzlies 103-96 in Game 6

Memphis Grizzlies defeated the San Antonio Spurs 110-108 in overtime. Leonard had 29 points in Thursday's win and averaged 31 points in the series . Even if Allen were playing, Kawhi would have big games, but it wouldn't be such a cakewalk for him because the guys that the Grizzlies are throwing out there are severely mismatched one way or another. Read More »

Statistically Speaking: Crosby powers Pens' Game One win

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Crosby scored a pair of goals 52 seconds apart early in the second period, leading the Penguins to a 3-2 victory. But even more telling was how each goal was constructed, providing two snapshots of the line's triple-edged versatility. "So that's how it goes sometimes". "You could say in a lot of ways they saved our game when they first came into the league from lockouts and what have you". Read More »

Etihad stalemate adds to top four tension for Man City and United

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It's one point and the big fight will be on until the Watford game. "I don't get involved", the defender said. He said: "I'm pretty sure United came here to try to win the game". "Man City contacted my agent, Barcelona as well were talking to my agent, but they weren't as interested in me as Mourinho". "I didn't see the action on TV and I was far away". Read More »

Michael Carrick happy with "point gained" in Manchester derby

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The Belgian was booked for tripping Aguero and then committed the same offence less than a minute later. "I think now that is the correct approach", Mourinho said this week, reflecting on the hype around the last derby. It is the Manchester derby and, whether or not Pep Guardiola or Jose Mourinho care to admit it, this had the feel of a Champions League shootout. Read More »

Mourinho unhappy with Smalling, Jones but insists defenders have Manchester United future

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Opposite number Pep Guardiola did not want to get drawn into a war of words with his old adversary about the Fellaini-Aguero incident. "Today was just a case of having played so many games against fast strikers and knowing what to do". "If they finish third and we finish fourth they are above us, but it means a lot". Guardiola had no complaints about the tactics of United . "In the crucial period of the game I had no players to change in midfield , I had no midfielders on the ... Read More »

3 key observations from Game 1: Pittsburgh capitalizes

In the well-rested lead-up to Game 1 Thursday at Verizon Center, the Washington captain was decidedly more game-face. ARLINGTON, Va . - The National Hockey League announced today the 2017 Stanley Cup Conference semifinals schedule and broadcast information for the series between the Washington Capitals and the Pittsburgh Penguins, which begins Thursday, April 27. Read More »

Wenger comments on north London 'power shift'

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A win would guarantee Spurs finishing above their North London rivals for the first time in 22 years - but Pochettino said: "I know what this game means for the fans but my aim is not to finish above Arsenal - it is to finish above 19 teams and to be on top". Read More »

Ohio State alum Tyvis Powell reacts to his Browns drafting Jabrill Peppers

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Is he a difference maker after picking off one pass in his college career? "I've constantly heard that "jack of all trades, master of none" thing", Peppers said at Michigan's pro day in Ann Arbor in March. "Dynamic with the ball in hands, Peppers averaged 6.2 yards per rush, 14.8 yards per punt return and 26 yards when fielding kickoffs, scoring four touchdowns on the season". Read More »

Myles Garrett and Mitchell Trubisky star in 2017 NFL Draft

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The Browns received the 29th pick and selected tight end David Njoku from Miami. It also presumably takes the Bears out of the quarterback draft market - at least the top of it - for the foreseeable future. The bounty gave Cleveland, long known for draft misadventures, a chance to challenge its tortured history and turn around its 1-15 abomination in 2015. Read More »

Chiefs move up to take QB Mahomes 10th overall in draft

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Here are my top five picks for the East Texas native to land at. A buzz in the Mahomes house: He could be taken No. 13 by the Arizona Cardinals . People who say that aren't really watching my tape. Mizzell finished his UVA career last fall as the only player in ACC history with more than 1,500 rushing yards and 1,500 receiving yards. Read More »

Fellaini sent off as United, City draw blank

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The 174th meeting between City and United burst into life six minutes from time when Fellaini saw red following a heated altercation with Aguero, just seconds after being booked. Mourinho, however, felt his side performed creditably. "We think he is in fabulous hands and [he needs to] recover from the injury and prepare himself mentally for the next step". Read More »

Ovechkin, Capitals must go through Penguins for shot at Cup

Nick Bonino would have preferred they never happened, of course, but now that the series is over, he wears them like a badge of honor. While Pittsburgh has won four Stanley Cups (and beaten the Capitals along the way to all four of those championships), Washington is still searching for its first title. Read More »

Hull's Silva seeks rare away victory at Southampton

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I think Hull will win this game since they simply have a lot more to play for and that will play in an advantage. "Perhaps it will be more hard". "We analysed the last game like normal, and I think it's clear to me and I hope it's clear for our players what we need to do differently". Read More »

No sympathy for David Moyes from Eddie Howe

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Will Sunderland be mathematically relegated? David Moyes has told the Daily Star that he does not regret becoming Sunderland's manager. Travelling supporters sang " We want Moyesy out " at the Riverside Stadium as Marten de Roon's early goal left the Black Cats 12 points adrift of Premier League safety and staring relegation full in the face with only five games remaining. Read More »

Grizzlies coach Fizdale fined $30000 for refs rant

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But Leonard seized control of the game at both ends, finishing with 32 points as the Spurs overcame their early 13-point deficit to beat the Grizzlies 111-82. With the Grizzlies down 2-0 in the playoff series , they'll meet the Spurs for Game 3 on Thursday. "I'm just going to keep my head down, keep focused, try to play through it the best I can and keep my teammates from letting it affect them mentally". Read More »

'Best ever' Lionel Messi turns tables on Real Madrid

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Messi's late victor allowed Barcelona to tie Madrid on 75 points at the top of the Spanish league standings with five rounds to go. But Messi's second goal in the final minute of added time earned Barca a vital win in the title race that leaves both sides with 75 points, although Real have a game in hand. Read More »