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Sport Ainge's patience pays off with Celtics' draft lottery win
Author: 0 Ainge's patience pays off with Celtics' draft lottery win

The Boston Celtics can benefit in a big way from trading two former champions, while the Los Angeles Lakers hope a failed trade for one point guard won't cost them a shot at another. Over the next several weeks the Lakers will be working tirelessly to presumably pick a top choice and a second choice on their draft board in case Boston selects their primary choice.

Sport Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics in Game 5
Author: 0 Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics in Game 5

James, determined to bounce back after a poor 11-point haul in Game 3, then steadied the Cleveland nerves in the fourth quarter, bringing the Cavaliers home for the win as Boston's courageous effort came up short. Perhaps foreshadowing what's to come from him in Game 4, James is averaging 24.8 points, 8.4 rebounds, and 6.4 assists in the nine playoff games following such a loss (the 10th game will be Tuesday).

Sport Conor McGregor applies for boxing license in Nevada
Author: 0 Conor McGregor applies for boxing license in Nevada

But his plan now is to try to lure Mayweather out retirement for a superfight with McGregor. "It's an honor to sign this record-breaking deal", McGregor said in a statement on his website . "We have to give the people what they want to see". "The McGregor side is done", the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president said. He added to the speculation with comments over the weekend while in London for a boxing match involving his protege Gervonta Davis.

Sport Mauricio Pochettino challenges Spurs striker Harry Kane to break 30-goal barrier
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino challenges Spurs striker Harry Kane to break 30-goal barrier

Sam Clucas replied for Hull. Spurs brought on Moussa Sissoko and Mousa Dembele for Dele Alli and Eric Dier , and eventually Vincent Janssen came on for Kane , denying him the chance for a fourth goal. "It is impossible for me to talk about the other clubs first because Hull City deserve all my respect and after we have one more game to play and this club, Watford in this case, have one more game to play as well and until now nothing has happened".

Sport Lewis Hamilton:
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton: "This is why I race"

The four-time world champion was closing in fast on Bottas down the front straight at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on Lap 25, but even with DRS open, Vettel didn't have an easy time passing him. " I could sense he was angry and he said he was angry ", said Hamilton. The answer was yes as he crossed the line to claim his second victory of the season, 3.4 seconds clear of Vettel.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal lifts title to match Novak Djokovic's record — Madrid Open

His resurgence in 2017, though, was one of the stories of the season so far: Finals at the Australian Open, Miami and Acapulco, plus his 10th title in Monte-Carlo and 10th in Barcelona. I saved a few set points playing some good shots with my forehand. Both players were producing some brilliant winners but Nadal eventually took the breaker 10-8 when Thiem's usually trusty forehand flew just long to end a set which had lasted nearly an hour and a half.

Sport Lakers rumors: Lakers 'confident' they'll get Paul George in 2018
Author: 0 Lakers rumors: Lakers 'confident' they'll get Paul George in 2018

IN was seemingly dealt a major blow Thursday in terms of its chances of signing George to a long-term deal. The Indiana Pacers' All-Star forward didn't make the cut for any of the three All-NBA teams, which were released today , and thus failed to qualify for a Pacers' five-year contract extension worth roughly $210 million, which would have been the richest in league history.

Sport WADA looks for power to sanction cheating countries, sports
Author: 0 WADA looks for power to sanction cheating countries, sports

The director general of the agency would be appointed by the board of directors and funding would be provided by the IOC. Russia's Sputnik News reports that the new chair will have to be independent from Russia's sporting authorities. They also agreed to put the new rules in place as quickly as possible instead of waiting until the next WADA code revisions in 2021. Russia was declared non-compliant by WADA ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympics, and the International Olympic Committee ruled that ...

Author: 0 Players Championship: Ian Poulter seizes second chance as Kim joins exclusive club

Kim's second PGA Tour victory earned him US$1.89 million (US$1=W1,123). After winning The Players, Kim left Florida with a cool check for $1,890,000. Instead, he tapped in for bogey. Rafa Cabrera Bello of Spain was never going to win, but it will be hard to forget how he finished. 84 Score of third-round co-leader J.B.

Author: 0 Michael Owen states his prediction for Leicester v Tottenham

Tottenham face the Foxes in their penultimate Premier League fixture this season, as they play for pride after confirming their second-placed finish with victory over Man United on Sunday. "Then try to add more quality, maybe, if we are capable of finding this type of player that can help us for the next season to play better, to be better and try to compete better in different periods of the season".

Sport Warriors trounce Spurs without Leonard for 2-0 series lead
Author: 0 Warriors trounce Spurs without Leonard for 2-0 series lead

Without Kawhi Leonard and Tony Parker , the Spurs just don't have enough to compete with the 67-win Warriors. That hasn't translated to big-time statistical production, but he did his part during the regular season with averages of 6.1 points and 5.9 rebounds per game.

Author: 0 Fit-again Rohit, Shami in Champions Trophy squad

The 27-year-old has performed exceptionally in the ongoing IPL season which as a result helped him get a call for the ICC Champions Trophy. A fully fit Rohit Sharma and Shami has booked their spots in Indian side, Mumbai Indian skipper has not played ODI cricket since October previous year while Shami is back in squad since WC 2015.

Sport Michael Bisping unable to fight, willing to wait for Georges St-Pierre
Author: 0 Michael Bisping unable to fight, willing to wait for Georges St-Pierre

When White first declared the fight was off, we wondered whether Bisping and St-Pierre would accept the promotion's decision . With former owner Lorenzo Fertitta and hard bargaining matchmaker Joe Silva both gone from the company, Dana White is starting to get out-maneuvered by his roster of increasingly uncooperative fighters.

Author: 0 Pep Guardiola: Bayern Munich and FC Barcelona would have sacked me!

They tend to struggle against the top-teams, not scoring in eight of their 11 meetings with the top-six this term and with four defeats form five winless matches away from the Hawthorns. If it's going to go to tribunal, we don't know what the price is and I think that takes us out of the game. "It's a risk that, at this moment, is not worth taking".

Sport KL Rahul eyes Sri Lanka series for comeback
Author: 0 KL Rahul eyes Sri Lanka series for comeback

He also stated that missing tournaments due to injury is part of the game, and vowed to come back stronger than before. "I'm not too anxious about it honestly, I'm really excited to move forward, I'm hitting the ball as well as ever so I think there are some big scores to come".

Author: 0 Harper, Nationals reach $21.6 million deal for 2018 season

However you slice it, it's a huge chunk of change for one of the league's most valuable players. Harper, just 24, is hitting.372 with 10 home runs and 29 RBI in 31 games this season. "It gives us cost-certainty going into the season next year, and next year's payroll". "Couldn't get a two-year deal done at the time, but both sides always had open-mindedness of trying to put the five-plus arbitration season behind us", Rizzo said.

Sport Aric Almirola Hurt, Airlifted After Kansas Wreck
Author: 0 Aric Almirola Hurt, Airlifted After Kansas Wreck

As Joey Logano's #22 vehicle headed into turn one, an apparent mechanical failure around his right front wheel caused him to suddenly turn left, hooking into the back right quarterpanel of Danica Patrick's Wonder Woman skinned #10 auto. "The right front popped and it took a hard left out of nowhere", Logano said, according to Frontstretch's Tom Bowles . "It's just killing me". I just hope that Aric's alright.

Author: 0 Arlene Foster all smiles at Ibrox but Celtic crush Rangers

Celtic dominated throughout at the home of their fierce rivals and are now five matches away from ending the domestic campaign without defeat. Wallace then went on to add that his best game at Rangers was also the 3-2 win over Celtic in the Old Firm derby in March 2012.

Author: 0 Klopp not ruling Henderson out for season

Now they are in a good run again and hard to stop at this moment but we will all have a different season next year. "I don't say we could have challenged but the gap could have been closer". "It's not just about Chelsea". His injury was one of several that hit key players this season, including Adam Lallana and Sadio Mané . It's awesome how two different managers can see different things in the same player.

Sport Matt Harvey to address media Tuesday afternoon at Citi Field
Author: 0 Matt Harvey to address media Tuesday afternoon at Citi Field

Harvey's no-show led to the team suspending him for three days without pay from Saturday to Monday. With young players in their first, second or third year of service, teams will hold the possibility of a demotion over their heads as a stick: Either you get better or we're sending you down .

Author: 0 Juventus into Champions League final

Former Juventus coach Antonio Conte famously bemoaned the difference between his team and the top European clubs when, in his last season in charge in 2014, he said: "When you sit in a restaurant where a meal costs 100 euros, you can't think about eating with just 10 euros".

Author: 0 Harvey suspended, Stanton hits 2 HRs, Marlins beat Mets 7-0

Collins said the team was at least aware of this situation on Saturday night, using relief pitching more cautiously knowing Wilk might start. The loudest sigh of relief in NY came Sunday morning when an MRI showed no serious damage. Had Urena gotten through the sixth inning unscathed, Mattingly nearly surely would have had to pull a pitcher with a no-hitter intact for the third time this season.

Author: 0 Leon's Hatty Powers Oilers Romp in Game 6

He gave the Blues a 1-0 lead at 5:43 of the second period, getting to the rebound of an Alex Pietrangelo shot from the point below the left faceoff circle and beating Pekka Rinne. Rogers Place was sensitive to officiating Sunday given the perceived injustice of allowing Friday's tying goal to withstand a goaltender interference challenge.

Sport Clippers announce Blake Griffin to miss rest of playoffs with toe injury
Author: 0 Clippers announce Blake Griffin to miss rest of playoffs with toe injury

Griffin and point guard Chris Paul were lost to injuries previous year, and the Clippers blew a 3-1 series lead against Houston in 2015. Blake Griffin is out for the series, Rudy Gobert returned for Game 4 and Gordon Hayward only managed to play in nine minutes due to food poisoning on Sunday night.

Sport Matt Harvey Suspended Three Games; Reportedly Unrelated To Sex Toy Incident
Author: 0 Matt Harvey Suspended Three Games; Reportedly Unrelated To Sex Toy Incident

DiComo, the team's MLB.com beat reporter, noted that manager Terry Collins held a team meeting to discuss the "situation" about two hours before first pitch this morning. In Saturday night's rout of the Miami Marlins, the Mets lost another important piece of their roster to injury, and this one looked really, really bad.

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