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Sports 76ers center Joel Embiid doubtful for Game 3 against Heat
Author: 0 76ers center Joel Embiid doubtful for Game 3 against Heat

Embiid (eye) will play and start during Thursday's Game 3 against the Heat , Keith Pompey of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports . According to Keith Pompey of the Philly Inquirer , Embiid will not be on a minutes restriction in his first game back since suffering the injury, and the amount of playing time he sees will exclusively depend on his conditioning.

Sports Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy turns away Devils in Game 4
Author: 0 Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy turns away Devils in Game 4

The Lightning won 3-1. Not only did the Lightning defeat New Jersey 3-1 on Wednesday to move within a game of making the Devils' first trip to the playoffs in six years a short one, Kucherov was a one-man demolition man. The Lightning rushed up the ice and not only tied the game but took the lead. Steven Stamkos fed Kucherov entering the zone and he found Miller on the left side for a shot over Schneider's shoulder.

Sports Brandon Marshall agreed to pay cut prior to release from Giants
Author: 0 Brandon Marshall agreed to pay cut prior to release from Giants

Marshall confirmed the move with an Instagram video . Jordan Raanan of ESPN noted the release saves the Giants $5.2 million in cap space. Despite his bloated view of self, Bryant is unlikely to earn a whole lot more than that in free agency following two unproductive seasons in Dallas.

Sports Novak Djokovic survives Borna Coric test — ATP Monte Carlo
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic survives Borna Coric test — ATP Monte Carlo

No13 seed Fabio Fognini, a popular player at the best of times and especially so with Italy just a few kilometres down the road from the Monte-Carlo Club, won in Sao Paulo and made the semis in Rio, and he had another work-out on clay in Davis Cup last week.

Sports LeBron James: Cavaliers' Roster Shake-Up Hurt Team's Preparation for Playoffs
Author: 0 LeBron James: Cavaliers' Roster Shake-Up Hurt Team's Preparation for Playoffs

IN was over 95-92 and straight back in the 18-point deficit on Wednesday although Oladipo, that scored 32 at the opener, finally came loose but overlooked his greatest shooter in 2 games. It's not a stretch at all to say * a href="http://stats.nba.com/teams/advanced/?sort=NET_RATING&dir=-1&CF=TEAM_NAME*NE*Bucks&Season=2017-18&SeasonType=Playoffs&Conference=East&Division=Central" target="_blank" rel="noopener" *the Pacers are the better team through two games.

Sports Salah would choose Champions League title over individual glory
Author: 0 Salah would choose Champions League title over individual glory

Liverpool fans will have to pay £73 for a ticket for their Champions League semi-final second leg tie against Roma at the Stadio Olimpico. "I wanted to show everyone my football", Salah told Sky Sports . In a successful team, there is always a good atmosphere . I want to score for the team. Salah's goal earned Liverpool a 2-1 victory in Manchester to confirm their place in the final four, while Ronaldo's arrived during a 3-0 first-leg win in Turin.

Sports Changes 'not' due to FA Cup semis
Author: 0 Changes 'not' due to FA Cup semis

Pochettino said to The Times. "Sometimes you need to anticipate, "OK, this player can be good for us" and then he goes to the World Cup but you need to sign before it starts because he is doing well and then you will have competition if they are good [at the World Cup].

Sports Mohamed Salah: 'I can be number one! Why not?'
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah: 'I can be number one! Why not?'

The former Roma man played against Watford in his first Premier League game for Liverpool but his opening 45 minutes weren't particularly impressive and Klopp felt his No.11 needed to make a slight but necessary tweak to his game. Liverpool beat Manchester City 5-1 on aggregate this month to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League , where they will face AS Roma , and Salah hopes the run can continue.

Sports Man City's Premier League dominance was no surprise to Stones
Author: 0 Man City's Premier League dominance was no surprise to Stones

Manchester City's players were quick to get the party started. City's march to the title and their League Cup triumph in February has been offset by a shock FA Cup exit to Wigan Athletic and the 5-1 aggregate defeat by Liverpool in the Champions League quarter-finals.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger 'confident' Jack Wilshere will sign new long-term Arsenal deal

Arsenal do still of course have a chance to qualify for the Champions League , but only by winning the Europa League , which will be no easy task considering the strength of their opponents in the semi-finals, Atletico Madrid . Mkhitaryan has missed our last three games after damaging knee ligaments during the quarter-final first leg victory over CSKA Moscow and there were initial fears he may miss the rest of the season.

Sports Mark Jackson to Interview for Knicks Head Coaching Job Wednesday
Author: 0 Mark Jackson to Interview for Knicks Head Coaching Job Wednesday

The report states that NY has already reached out to Van Gundy and Jackson in addition to former Grizzlies head coach David Fizdale and Jerry Stackhouse , a former Pistons star who coached Toronto's G-League affiliate. Fizdale will also interview with the Phoenix Suns, while Charlotte reportedly has heavy interest in him as well. Fizdale went 50-51 in his brief tenure with the Grizzlies, as he was sacked 19 after a 7-12 start to this season.

Author: 0 NFL Draft: Saquon Barkley's agent disputes report

Okay in actuality there aren't that many players who have said they don't want to join the NFL's worst franchise, it only feels like it. According to Baskin, Barkley's agents have gone as far as advising Barkley to refuse to play in Cleveland, but Barkley "never considered" that route as an option.

Sports Ricciardo: Further wins would influence contract decision
Author: 0 Ricciardo: Further wins would influence contract decision

Might Red Bull eventually be a more comfortable and faster home to remain at than Mercedes or Ferrari , or have they invested their future primarily into Verstappen? Each year something might change so I don't want to tie myself down for four more years and then I'm like, "I don't want to do this any more".

Sports Real Madrid v Athletic Bilbao - Story of the match
Author: 0 Real Madrid v Athletic Bilbao - Story of the match

Kepa was heavily linked with a move to the European champions during the last transfer window but ultimately opted to sign a seven-year contract at San Mames. European champions Real Madrid will face Manchester United, Juventus and AS Roma in the International Champions Cup (ICC) as part of their pre-season US tour, the tournament organisers announced on Tuesday.

Sports NFL Player Gronkowski Partners With Phoenix Thoroughbreds On Derby Hopeful
Author: 0 NFL Player Gronkowski Partners With Phoenix Thoroughbreds On Derby Hopeful

Gronkowski (the horse) has won all three professional races it has entered. Gronkowski, the horse, garnered national attention for its namesake after winning the Burradon Stakes in England to secure a spot in the Kentucky Derby . Kerri Radcliffe, an English bloodstock agent who bought the horse for Phoenix Thoroughbreds in April 2017, said the horse is named after the man because "he looks like a tight end".

Sports Paul George and Donovan Mitchell Will Play in Thunder-Jazz Game 2
Author: 0 Paul George and Donovan Mitchell Will Play in Thunder-Jazz Game 2

The Jazz outscored the Thunder 28-16 in the fourth quarter, though, to even the series at one game apiece. As for Mitchell, Rubio's current backcourt partner, he found Lee's tweet pretty amusing and hit the "like" button on it before posting a cryptic emoji one of his own.

Sports TJ Perenara '100 percent against' Isreal Folau's anti-gay comments
Author: 0 TJ Perenara '100 percent against' Isreal Folau's anti-gay comments

All Blacks and Hurricanes scrum-half TJ Perenara has become the latest high-profile rugby player to slam Australian star Israel Folau's homophobic comments. - Brad Weber (@brad_weber9) April 17, 2018 All Black and Hurricanes halfback TJ Perenara also criticized Folau over the remarks, tweeting: "I'd like to add my voice to the conversation now taking place".

Sports Wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich dies, aged 67
Author: 0 Wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich dies, aged 67

Gregg and Erin Popovich have been seen in this undated picture. 'We mourn the loss of Erin, ' Spurs general manager RC Buford said in a team statement. This article will be updated as more information is learned about the circumstances of Erin Popovich's death . "We'd like to extend our deepest condolences , thoughts and prayers to Gregg and the Popovich family".

Sports SC forward Chris Silva declares for the NBA Draft
Author: 0 SC forward Chris Silva declares for the NBA Draft

He has yet to play a second at USC but former Louisville signee Brian Bowen is taking steps just in case he is not cleared by the NCAA. To preserve his eligibility to play in the NCAA, Bowen will not sign with an agent. Bowen has denied allegations of any knowledge of the payment, and SC has filed for his reinstatement with the support of coach Frank Martin. But Bowen has only until May 30 to decide if he will stay in the NBA Draft pool or return to school.

Sports LeBron James explains why the Cavaliers looked lost in Game 1 blowout
Author: 0 LeBron James explains why the Cavaliers looked lost in Game 1 blowout

But the Pacers dominated from the start. But in a season in which nothing has been easy for the Cavs, Cleveland was lucky that Indiana's Victor Oladipo missed a wide-open 3-pointer that would have tied it with 27 seconds left. The Pacers came out firing on all cylinders and Cleveland had no answer. And he was just getting started. (10.0). Kevin Love leads in rebounds with 17.0 while James tops in assists with 12.0 per game.

Sports Flyers' Couturier goes down at practice after ugly collision
Author: 0 Flyers' Couturier goes down at practice after ugly collision

The former first-round pick leads Philadelphia in points with three, and all forwards in ice-time this postseason. Couturier suffered an injury in practice after he collided with teammate Radko Gudas . Hornqvist tops in penalty minutes with 16 while Matt Murray gives up 1.71 goals per game. Couturier leads in goals with 1 and in assists with 2. Game 4 is Wednesday in Philadelphia .

Sports Puerto Rico back in darkness after island-wide blackout
Author: 0 Puerto Rico back in darkness after island-wide blackout

Robbie Grossman took his spot and started in right, and Kepler slid over to center. The Tribe has now won six of its last seven games to get to 9-6 on the season. There were three major league games played in Monterrey in 1996, and one played in 1999, and while no Mexican players homered, Vinny Castilla of Oaxaca went 4 for 5 in the Colorado Rockies' win over the San Diego Padres on April 4, 1999.

Sports Heat end Sixers' streak to tie series at 1-1
Author: 0 Heat end Sixers' streak to tie series at 1-1

They would get no closer because Wade sparked a 6-0 flurry keeping the Heat ahead. He remained sidelined despite clearing the NBA 's concussion protocol. Small sample size or not, the Sixers have been a unsafe opponent without him. It's not easy to win when you can't hit threes. First, he stripped the ball from Dario Saric and raced downcourt for the slam.

Sports IPL 2018: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Daredevils match preview
Author: 0 IPL 2018: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Daredevils match preview

Today, two of the IPL matches will be played, since Saturday happens to be a weekend. Delhi may have lost Rishabh Pant and Glen Maxwell but they have kept the run rate up. Only in the first game against the Chennai Super Kings , their batsmen were able to put up a good score. Despite being 166-3 in the 16th over, MI could not nail the finish as they did not get the expected support from the lower order.

Sports This supportive dog encouraged marathon runners battling the rain in Boston
Author: 0 This supportive dog encouraged marathon runners battling the rain in Boston

I knew she was in good shape because her workouts were going so well. She has finished in the top 10 four times, and her previous highest finish was a second-place berth in 2011. "I'm so competitive and I do really well with an end goal", she said. Slogging through a torrential downpour, with temperatures in the 30s and a near-gale gusts that blew the rain into the runners' faces, Linden made up her mind to drop out after just a few miles.

Sports James: Will be tough to stop Ronaldo
Author: 0 James: Will be tough to stop Ronaldo

Manchester United are reportedly interested in signing the Welshman, whilst Benzema is a long time target of Arsenal. 'They don't come across as sad to me. "What really matters is that we now keep calm, believe in ourselves and play two strong games". "The decisions we make are a way of defining ourselves and making us what we want to be", Buffon said at a sponsors event in Turin on Monday.

Sports Kane On Target As Brighton Hold Tottenham
Author: 0 Kane On Target As Brighton Hold Tottenham

The game burst into life shortly after the interval with two goals in the space of 143 seconds. Son did brilliantly to keep the ball in play and pulled back for Kane to powerfully finish. Harry Kane fired Tottenham Hotspur in front two minutes into the second half, but the Seagulls, manager by Chris Hughton , equalised from the penalty spot moments later on Tuesday night.

Sports LaMarcus Aldridge: Kawhi Leonard 'Has to Do What's Best for Him'
Author: 0 LaMarcus Aldridge: Kawhi Leonard 'Has to Do What's Best for Him'

The Spurs had a much tougher go of it from beyond the arc, as they made only four of their 28 attempts in the contest. With the victory, the Warriors extend their franchise record with their 11th straight home playoff win. Meanwhile, the San Antonio Spurs will be going back to the drawing board after suffering such a slow death in Game 2. It was a superb display from Wade, a three-time National Basketball Association champion who started this season with Cleveland before rejoining ...

Sports Manchester City dominate Premier League team of the year
Author: 0 Manchester City dominate Premier League team of the year

Kevin De Bruyne and David Silva - both nominees for the PFA Player of the Year award - have been the fulcrum of City's creative brilliance this season. The team lines up in a 4-3-3 formation. Spurs duo Christian Eriksen and Jan Vertonghen , Chelsea full-back Marcos Alonso and Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea are the other inclusions.

Sports Amir Khan insists Canelo Alvarez should be banned for life
Author: 0 Amir Khan insists Canelo Alvarez should be banned for life

Now Alvarez can reschedule his fight against Gennady Golovkin, who he was supposed to fight May 5. Alvarez's suspension will be lifted on August 17, six months from February 17, the date of his first positive drug test. But with Alvarez suspended because of the positive test and so little time between the hearing and the fight promoters made a decision to cancel the bout.

Sports IPL 2018: Evin Lewis, Rohit Sharma get Mumbai off the mark
Author: 0 IPL 2018: Evin Lewis, Rohit Sharma get Mumbai off the mark

Rohit Sharma had a good outing tonight as he scored 94 runs of just 52 deliveries including five sixes. Kohli was furious while talking to the on-field umpire Nitin Menon after a caught behind decision against Mumbai Indians' all-rounder Hardik Pandya was overturned.

Sports Manchester City star Sergio Aguero undergoes surgery
Author: 0 Manchester City star Sergio Aguero undergoes surgery

On Friday, City boss Pep Guardiola admitted he was unsure when the 29-year-old, who has scored 30 goals this season and 199 in total for the club, would be fit again. With Manchester City already crowned Premier League champions while being eliminated from the Champions League, it was possible Aguero's playing time was going to be limited anyway.

Sports Brigg manager running London Marathon for Children with Cancer UK
Author: 0 Brigg manager running London Marathon for Children with Cancer UK

Famous faces running the London Marathon this year include Radio 2 DJ Chris Evans, business woman Katie Price, Saturday's singer Rochelle Humes, Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills and chef Gordon Ramsey. When asked whether he would be prepared to go at world record pace on Sunday, despite the high temperatures forecast, he nodded. If that [world-record pace] is what the guys are doing, why not? On the track people expect you to win.

Sports Now it's the 76ers' turn to adjust to the Heat
Author: 0 Now it's the 76ers' turn to adjust to the Heat

At first, Hart responded to Wade with a few words on Twitter . "You're talking about a superstar, of course we are missing him here", 76ers forward Dario Saric said of Embiid. If it's up to Joel Embiid, he will make his return from injury in Thursday's Game 3. Portland need this game or they will be in serious trouble headed to the Big Easy.

Sports Saquon Barkley's manager reportedly wanted him to demand Browns draft someone else
Author: 0 Saquon Barkley's manager reportedly wanted him to demand Browns draft someone else

The analyst made a comparison I'd not seen or heard while praising Darnold's intense but calm demeanor in games. But he's not 6-3, so of course, there are some concerns. This is the reason I've had trouble acknowledging Allen as a first-round pick, as arm strength can only go so far when you can't hit your target. On Mayfield, Trapasso wrote, "Mayfield has ascended up boards during the pre-draft process".

Sports Golden Knights-Kings, 1st Ld-Writethru,424
Author: 0 Golden Knights-Kings, 1st Ld-Writethru,424

They've already made history as the third modern-era expansion team in the NHL , NBA, and Major League Baseball to win its division in their inaugural season after they took the Pacific Division title this year. Kings center Anze Kopitar , who had one goal and one assist in the series, said of his team's playoff failure, "Our season's done". Pre-game coverage begins tonight at 6:30 p.m.

Sports Crowd goes wild after Francisco Lindor homers in native Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Crowd goes wild after Francisco Lindor homers in native Puerto Rico

Lindor, in turn, gave the crowd something else to love by hitting a two-run home run to give Cleveland a fifth-inning lead. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - An island-wide blackout Wednesday morning hit Puerto Rico , which has suffered an unstable power grid since Hurricane Maria hit past year.

Sports Kolkata Knight Riders trounce Delhi Daredevils by 71 runs
Author: 0 Kolkata Knight Riders trounce Delhi Daredevils by 71 runs

Like Kolkata , Rajasthan too have had their problems at the top of the tree with D'Arcy Short, the BBL sensation, finding life tough on Indian surfaces. The Royals' last game was a serious contender for the match of the season and was a delight for the spectators to watch. Samson's form is exactly what was needed for a team like RR who didn't have the big names in batting heading into the competition.

Sports Hughton lauds Brighton's character in Spurs draw
Author: 0 Hughton lauds Brighton's character in Spurs draw

There had been some surprise, and even ridicule, when England forward Kane won an appeal to be awarded his side's second goal against Stoke earlier this month, despite it initially being credited to team-mate Christian Eriksen. Ryan made a superb one-handed stop to deny Son with the last kick of the first half and he made another good save from the South Korean, and the lively Lucas Moura, making his full debut, before half-time.

Sports Aguero Undergoes Surgery, To Be Fit For World Cup
Author: 0 Aguero Undergoes Surgery, To Be Fit For World Cup

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will drop some of the high-profile players who gifted the English Premier League title to Manchester City at the weekend, saying "the price they cost, their salary, their attractive face" doesn't guarantee a place in his team.

Sports Holiday burns Blazers as Pelicans take 2-0 series lead
Author: 0 Holiday burns Blazers as Pelicans take 2-0 series lead

Portland led by as many as 9 points in the second quarter and carried a 59-54 lead into the half. The three-time All-Star managed just 17 points on 7 of 18 shooting, including 1 of 7 from three-point range, and committed more turnovers (five) than he logged assists (seven).

Sports Cubs Game Notes For Tuesday vs. St. Louis
Author: 0 Cubs Game Notes For Tuesday vs. St. Louis

Originally expected to come off the 10-day DL on Sunday when first eligible, manager Craig Counsell made a decision to let Yelich prove he was close enough to 100 percent. "I think I've just got to be better with my command", he said. It was the Cardinals' first four-game sweep since July 2016 (versus San Diego), as well as their first four-game sweep at Cincinnati since July 1949.

Sports Capitals win in double OT to avoid a 3-0 deficit
Author: 0 Capitals win in double OT to avoid a 3-0 deficit

The Washington Capitals used a relentless pursuit of the puck in the second overtime period to fight their way back into the best-of-seven opening-round series against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Blue Jackets got a break two minutes later when a goal by the Capitals' Brett Connolly was waved off after a video replay showed he was offside bringing the puck down the ice.

Sports Shark attack near elite surfing competition in Australia
Author: 0 Shark attack near elite surfing competition in Australia

Two men were attacked by sharks in separate incidents at Gracetown, Western Australia near the event area on Monday and in a statement on Wednesday, the World Surf League says the safety of surfers is a priority and they have therefore made a decision to cancel the rest of the competition.

Sports Mourinho ready to axe stars for FA Cup semi-final
Author: 0 Mourinho ready to axe stars for FA Cup semi-final

We were losing lots of balls, so by losing lots of balls, with turns and flicks and tricks, the midfield players and central defenders are at risk of one touch, one late challenge and they are out. Should all of these happen, Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez will be the ones to make ways. Palace have a very favourable run-in, with Watford, Leicester, Stoke and West Brom to play.