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Sports Philadelphia 76ers: 3 final thoughts on playoff series loss to Celtics
Author: 0 Philadelphia 76ers: 3 final thoughts on playoff series loss to Celtics

The Sixers were, however, outclassed and outcoached by a team more prepared to seize the moment than the budding stars of the Sixers process were ready for at this point in time. "Coming into this building, arena the fans are incredible here", Simmons said . It may take some time for Philadelphia fans to get over this series loss, but hopefully they realize the potential surrounding this team for years to come.

Sports Moyes Turned Down Premier League Club to Stay at West Ham
Author: 0 Moyes Turned Down Premier League Club to Stay at West Ham

To be in this situation with just a couple of games to go and you just about escape, I just expect more from West Ham . Manchester United have won 45. They had a great man playing football, but when his body says enough, we want to keep the man. His attacking power combined with his physicality will prove to be hard for the West Ham defense.

Sports Ireland set for Test debut
Author: 0 Ireland set for Test debut

This is Ireland's first ever Test match after they were induced as a Full-Member by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in June 2017 along with Afghanistan. There is nothing more special as a cricketer than to make your Test debut. "Nowadays we saw that Imam was playing better: he scored two fifties in the practice matches (61 against Kent and an unbeaten 59 against Northamptonshire) so that's why we go with Imam-ul-Haq".

Sports Pogba will stay at Man Utd - Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Pogba will stay at Man Utd - Jose Mourinho

And of course, some of the players I am totally convinced are going to make it. "That's my feeling", Mourinho said . The France midfielder is rumoured to be a transfer target for Paris Saint-Germain and now Mourinho has stressed any attempts for the player to leave United are being made by Pogba and his high profile agent Mino Raiola.

Sports Atletico Madrid 'Fed Up' with Barca over Griezmann's transfer news
Author: 0 Atletico Madrid 'Fed Up' with Barca over Griezmann's transfer news

Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis admits the club would be letting Antoine Griezmann go on the cheap if his 100 million euro buyout clause is met this summer. Griezmann has formed a strong partnership with Diego Costa , who insists his teammate's focus is now on the final in Lyon. "I hope this statement serves its objective and that us Atletico fans can enjoy this moment and prepare ourselves for a final like we should".

Sports Phantoms win in 5 OT's, take 3-1 series lead
Author: 0 Phantoms win in 5 OT's, take 3-1 series lead

On Wednesday night, another contest featuring the Flyers' top minor-league affiliate broke that longest-game record, and another player from this area took center stage. Lehigh Valley, the AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers , and Charlotte, the Carolina Hurricanes' minor league team, needed 146:48 minutes to determine a victor, surpassing the old AHL record for longest game by 3:50.

Sports Tiger Woods Commits to 2018 British Open at Carnoustie
Author: 0 Tiger Woods Commits to 2018 British Open at Carnoustie

Woods officially committed Wednesday to playing in the 2018 British Open at Carnoustie, Dan Kilbridge of Golfweek.com reports. The former world number one played only three events in 2017 and one in 2016 due with his ongoing injury problems.

Sports Juventus Thrash AC Milan 4-0 To Win Coppa Italia
Author: 0 Juventus Thrash AC Milan 4-0 To Win Coppa Italia

AC Milan - sixth in Serie A - had been hoping for a win which would have guaranteed them a place in the Europa League group phase. The Turin side are six points clear of Napoli with two games to play and their goal difference is better by 16.

Sports Ousmane Dembele, Nabil Fekir would take Liverpool to next level
Author: 0 Ousmane Dembele, Nabil Fekir would take Liverpool to next level

Ousmane Dembele . He's on the market? Nabil Fekir insists that there is nothing to say at present regarding his future, amid speculation that Liverpool are closing in on his signature. "I heard these rumours". He finished by stating "If we get him, it's going to be fire". 'I am still in Lyon . "There are still two games left and we are preparing for them in the best way possible".

Sports Zidane: Ronaldo, Isco, Carvajal to be fit for UCL final
Author: 0 Zidane: Ronaldo, Isco, Carvajal to be fit for UCL final

While he won't feature against Sevilla or against Celta Vigo on Saturday, manager Zinedine Zidane has confirmed he could return for the final game against Villarreal and will definitely be available for the Champions League final against Liverpool .

Sports Younger Swansea fan offers good response to Southampton aim
Author: 0 Younger Swansea fan offers good response to Southampton aim

Moore was named Premier League Manager of the Month on Tuesday thanks to two draws and three wins on the back of Alan Pardew's sacking at the start of April. The "miracle" would not be Man City running riot, it would be Swansea, without a league goal in over six and a quarter hours, actually rousing themselves to hammer Stoke.

Sports YANKEES 9, RED SOX 6: Yanks take sole possession of first place
Author: 0 YANKEES 9, RED SOX 6: Yanks take sole possession of first place

Judge's home run had an exit velocity of 117 miles per hour, according to Statcast. Giancarlo Stanton's two home runs powered the offense and Luis Severino led the pitching staff with a superb game in the Yankees 3-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium.

Sports Sir Alex Ferguson out of intensive care, Man United confirm
Author: 0 Sir Alex Ferguson out of intensive care, Man United confirm

Earlier on Wednesday, Manchester United's current manager, Jose Mourinho , said the club was "confident" the Scotsman would make a swift recovery. We are positive, we are very, very positive . Carrick, signed by Ferguson from Tottenham in 2006, is retiring at the end of the season to join Mourinho's coaching staff. United face West Ham and Watford in their final two Premier league games, and Chelsea in the FA Cup final.

Sports Oil hits 3-1/2-year high after US quits Iran deal
Author: 0 Oil hits 3-1/2-year high after US quits Iran deal

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei yesterday said that Tehran would quit the landmark 2015 nuclear deal unless European signatories offered solid guarantees that trade relations would continue after the United States withdrawal .

Sports Major league whoops: Mets bat out of order in first inning
Author: 0 Major league whoops: Mets bat out of order in first inning

The Reds , who entered Wednesday's game with the National League's worst record at 9-27, took two of three from NY to win their first series of the season. How does a big league team, or any team, bat out of order? To lay out the scene in greater detail, the Mets opened the game in Cincinnati with back-to-back strikeouts by Brandon Nimmo and Wilmer Flores .

Sports Djokovic dumped out of Madrid by Edmund
Author: 0 Djokovic dumped out of Madrid by Edmund

Djokovic claimed a morale-boosting win over Kei Nishikori in the first round at the Caja Magica, but Edmund consigned the 10th seed to a 6-3 2-6 6-3 defeat on Wednesday. Serving to stay in the opening set, Djokovic played a awful game and, with three set points, Edmund took the first when a driving return caught the line.

Sports Raptors Dwane Casey named National Basketball Association coach of the year
Author: 0 Raptors Dwane Casey named National Basketball Association coach of the year

Ujiri is expected to speak later this week. The Raps president said his evaluation of the year is continuing. Casey also said that beating James and Cleveland "is the mountain this organization has to climb". The Toronto Raptors had another very successful regular season this year, with a franchise-record 59 wins on their way to the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference.

Author: 0 I can't believe we survived - Wagner stunned by Huddersfield's Premier League stay

Conte was pleased with Chelsea's combating of Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane. This will put pressure on Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur , who are both above them. "It's fantastic", added the 60-year-old. "He's played in many leagues, I think it's a good signing for us and a good fit". Now the target is just to win and be in the top four at the end of the season, and if we play like this the last three games, we can have something special at the end of the season.

Sports Cavs cruise, complete sweep of top-seeded Raptors
Author: 0 Cavs cruise, complete sweep of top-seeded Raptors

If you think the Heat are in salary cap hell, take a look at the Raptors who have three players eating up $80.4 million next season: point guard Kyle Lowry , $31.0 million; shooting guard DeMar DeRozan , $27.7 million; power forward Serge Ibaka , $21.7 million.

Sports Roquan Smith thanks police for helping recover 'most' of stolen items
Author: 0 Roquan Smith thanks police for helping recover 'most' of stolen items

According to police, Smith called the police at 11:45 a.m. Saturday to report that items were stolen from his 2018 BMW X5 in Athens, Georgia. His vehicle had been parked in his apartment complex's parking garage at the time. "I would personally like to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers as Athens-Clarke County Police Department worked very hard to identify the individual responsible for this".

Sports UEFA picks Serbian referee Mazic for Champions League final
Author: 0 UEFA picks Serbian referee Mazic for Champions League final

Ronaldo scored against Barcelona on Sunday but came off at half-time after injuring his ankle in the 2-2 draw at Camp Nou. It is great that he can walk already and that shows his drive and ambition to get back and play every game,"Zidane stated at a presser ahead of his side's La Liga clash with Sevilla ".

Sports New Orleans Saints: Running back Ingram fighting four-game suspension
Author: 0 New Orleans Saints: Running back Ingram fighting four-game suspension

Mark Ingram's representation says the Saints running back will challenge the NFL's four game suspension handed down yesterday. Ingram's management released a statement claiming his positive drug test was caused by a substance that's permissible with a proper exemption from the league, but Katzenstein reports that the running back didn't actually have the necessary exemption.

Sports Battaglin wins Giro stage five in Italian one-two
Author: 0 Battaglin wins Giro stage five in Italian one-two

Team Sky leader Froome finished 23 seconds behind Lotto rider Wellens as the race reached Italian soil yesterday following three stages in Israel. "I passed Enrico Battaglin with 200 meters to go but only after the line did I know I had won the stage".

Sports X-rays negative for Jazz star Donovan Mitchell
Author: 0 X-rays negative for Jazz star Donovan Mitchell

Paul became the first player in National Basketball Association history to have at least 41 points, 10 assists and 0 turnovers in a playoff game. With James Harden sick, Paul stepped up with 41 points, 10 assists, and seven rebounds to seal a 4-1 series victory.

Sports IPL 2018: Match 41 KKR vs MI IPL Match Today Preview
Author: 0 IPL 2018: Match 41 KKR vs MI IPL Match Today Preview

Sunil Narine is the saviour of KKR both with the bat and ball, his team and fans are hoping he can sail the ailing ship. The win for ever so important for Mumbai Indians who continued their fight-back. Having played recently, both teams are quite familiar with each other's strengths and weaknesses. KKR are now placed 4th in IPL's points table, while MI are one rung below at 5th.

Sports Indian tourist dies in stone-throwing protest in Kashmir
Author: 0 Indian tourist dies in stone-throwing protest in Kashmir

Of the 10, Padder was the only one alive, the police said. The official said intermittent clashes between protesters and government forces continued all day in Narbal during the shutdown to protest the weekend killings. During the past few years, authorities have vigorously campaigned to attract Indian and worldwide visitors to the region as a symbol of normalcy after a decades-long anti-India insurgency.

Sports Team India's limited-overs squads announced for United Kingdom tour
Author: 0 Team India's limited-overs squads announced for United Kingdom tour

Kohli will be in England through June to play six matches for Surrey and will miss the one-off Test against Afghanistan to be played from June 14 in Bengaluru . Rahane, meanwhile, will not travel to England for the limited overs tour while KL Rahul, who was dropped from the ODIs against South Africa , has made the squad in all the three formats.

Sports Mother, 2 kids die after vehicle hits alligator in SC
Author: 0 Mother, 2 kids die after vehicle hits alligator in SC

In one instance, a Florida driver survived with minimal injuries after her auto was flipped over after hitting a 9-foot alligator on the highway. The crash happened around 12:50 a.m.in the northbound lane of Interstate 95 near mile marker 86.

Sports How to Watch Les Herbiers vs. PSG
Author: 0 How to Watch Les Herbiers vs. PSG

They were not let down by their team, and Les Herbiers captain Sebastien Flochon was invited to join PSG skipper Thiago Silva in lifting the trophy at the end. Giovani Lo Celso succeeded in his third attempt after being denied twice by the post, before Edinson Cavani sealed the win for PSG on penalty in the second half.

Sports Zidane plays down Ronaldo injury in Barcelona game
Author: 0 Zidane plays down Ronaldo injury in Barcelona game

Sevilla , meanwhile take on Real Madrid needing a point to overtake Getafe in seventh place, but aware they have a tough derby against Betis on Saturday. "The ankle is stable". "We do not know yet if he will be back for Villarreal , but it would be ideal to have everyone ready for that final La Liga game".

Sports Wayne Rooney is Leaning Towards MLS
Author: 0 Wayne Rooney is Leaning Towards MLS

Such a transfer could now take place when the MLS transfer window opens on July 10. However, Rooney still has a year left on his contract with Everton and he would have to have his contract terminated if he were to move on a free transfer, like Ibra did with the Galaxy.

Sports Cubs pitcher (virus) placed on DL
Author: 0 Cubs pitcher (virus) placed on DL

Happ added a two-run shot in the fourth. Happ hit a three-run shot to left in the seventh, and Tommy LaStella and Willson Contreras had RBI singles in the eighth. The team said he had felt ill since the just concluded series in St. Louis . "We're still working on how we're gonna do that", Maddon said. They also recalled infielder David Bote and left-hander Rob Zastryzny while optioning right-hander Cory Mazzoni to Iowa.

Author: 0 Joel Embiid and Terry Rozier get technical fouls after skirmish

Eventually, the Celtics guard aggressively shoved the All-Star center away, which resulted in players from both teams joining the fracas. I didn't understand why it was a double technical because I was just trying to get the ball. "We got one. So, we'll go back 3-1 and hopefully we put it away". The Sixers and Celtics are certainly no exception. That set up a go-ahead layup for the Celtics, though a Marco Belinelli long two as time expired bailed the Sixers out and sent the game to overtime.

Author: 0 I'm not thinking of my future at Chelsea yet - Conte

After a disappointing start to the year, which included thrashings by Bournemouth and Watford, Conte's side have won five games in a row to take the race for the Champions League to the final week of the season. I don't like to talk about players of other teams. 'Two video games at residence and will probably be sufficient to win one sport and draw after which we're penalised on this state of affairs'.

Sports Tottenham´s ´amazing´ season is ´not enough´, acknowledges Pochettino
Author: 0 Tottenham´s ´amazing´ season is ´not enough´, acknowledges Pochettino

The Wales defender is happy Spurs' fate is in their own hands and is looking forward to a positive conclusion to the Premier League season. "I understand people want more", said Pochettino. "You need to compare every season in context, not out of context". Newcastle have lost their last three Premier League games since cementing their Premier League status for another season.

Sports Utah Jazz at Houston Rockets ATS Preview 05/08/18
Author: 0 Utah Jazz at Houston Rockets ATS Preview 05/08/18

Rockets defense - But obviously, doing so will be much easier said than done as the Rockets have pretty handily shut down the Jazz offense in three out of the first four games. But (the security guard) comes up to me, and says 'Hey, we need to talk to you in the back.' I said, 'for what?' I told them what happened. "I got that out of my brain".

Author: 0 Klopp: 'Top four in our hands'

In a dramatic conclusion to the top four battle, Chelsea , who are three points behind Liverpool , host struggling Huddersfield on Wednesday and Tottenham face Newcastle the same evening. The Italian acknowledged that Liverpool and Tottenham have the upper hand, but added that there is no time to dwell on their earlier setbacks. But the London club are guaranteed third if they win both remaining games.

Sports Power-happy Royals try to keep Orioles down
Author: 0 Power-happy Royals try to keep Orioles down

Furthermore, Cashner has contained the Royals offense in his three career starts, allowing only three earned runs in 16 innings, and the Royals lineup is only hitting a combined.208 against him. Eric Skoglund will make his sixth start of the season, attempting to rebound from a rough outing. The bullpen has a 4.43 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 9.1 K/9.

Sports Hornets to hire Spurs' Borrego as head coach
Author: 0 Hornets to hire Spurs' Borrego as head coach

Borrego had two stints with San Antonio. He will replace Steve Clifford , who was dismissed after consecutive 36-46 seasons with the Hornets . He has previously interviewed for jobs with the New York Knicks and Phoenix Suns. Ex-NBA head coach Jim Cleamons had an informal phone conversation with Bucks general manager Jon Horst this morning in regards to their head coach opening, a source said.

Sports Mariners' Paxton pitching no-hitter through 6 vs Blue Jays
Author: 0 Mariners' Paxton pitching no-hitter through 6 vs Blue Jays

Paxton has some history with the Blue Jays, who drafted him in the first round of the 2009 draft, but did not sign him. Paxton got some help from third baseman Kyle Seager for the final out of the seventh. "It's very special. I couldn't think of a better place to have done it in Canada with Canadian fans". Infielder Richard Urena was recalled from triple-A.

Sports Jordan Spieth commits to Travelers Championship
Author: 0 Jordan Spieth commits to Travelers Championship

Day added another birdie at the par-five next to grab the outright advantage, but bogeyed three of his final four holes to post an opening-round 70. "Last year was a good kick in the butt, not playing great and then seeing a lot of the other guys succeed", said Day.

Sports Jazz hope Ingles shoots down Rockets
Author: 0 Jazz hope Ingles shoots down Rockets

The biggest thing to come out of the game was how good the Rockets were from deep. The Rockets will retain home court advantage and face the victor of the series between the Golden State Warriors and the New Orleans Pelicans. Nobody wanted to win this game more than Paul as he finally sealed his first trip to the conference finals. Harden missing 15 shots is a recipe to be eliminated in a sweep.

Sports Ravichandran Ashwin declines to play County Cricket to play Afghanistan Test
Author: 0 Ravichandran Ashwin declines to play County Cricket to play Afghanistan Test

India are set to play two T20's against Ireland in Dublin's Malahide on June 27 and 29 while Kohli is scheduled to play his last county match for Surrey against Yorkshire at Scarborough from June 25 to 28. After the Test series, India will fly to England where they will play T20 series against Ireland. Ambati Rayudu was also rewarded a spot in the ODI squad against England after his impressive run with the bat for the Chennai Super Kings.

Sports Steven Smith can captain Australia again: Mark Taylor
Author: 0 Steven Smith can captain Australia again: Mark Taylor

Justin Langer was announced as Lehmann's successor last week, mentioning the door was still be open for the trio when they return from their respective bans. "You are not home for long". He told The NT News he had been humbled by the public's support of him in recent times. Family activities like children's swimming lessons and gymnastics classes are now priorities, he said.