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Sports Thunder's talent overwhelms the Jazz in fourth quarter of Game 5
Author: 0 Thunder's talent overwhelms the Jazz in fourth quarter of Game 5

They face elimination by the Utah Jazz in Game 5 tonight. With the 216cm Frenchman out the Thunder's All-Stars Westbrook and Paul George, who had appeared defeated until that point, went on a scoring rampage. Former Thunder center Enes Kanter is back in Oklahoma City . The most they've hit in a playoff quarter in 15 years. Crowder scored 15 points - making four 3-pointers - over the final 4:38 of the opening period as Utah took a 34-29 lead.

Sports Cubs' Bryant out of lineup after being hit on head by pitch
Author: 0 Cubs' Bryant out of lineup after being hit on head by pitch

Granderson also contributed a two-run single before Toronto coughed up a 3-1 lead in the ninth. Miller reached for the back of his left leg on the follow through of his second pitch and then signaled to the Indians dugout for the training staff to come out to the mound.

Sports The Bar competes in a dark match on Smackdown Live
Author: 0 The Bar competes in a dark match on Smackdown Live

Bryan, who is just coming back from retirement, appeared set for an extended feud with The Miz that would result in some high-profile matches. - The Miz will make its first appearance on SmackDown Live after the celebration of the Shake-Up and will do so by presenting its " Miz Tv " section.

Sports Matt Kenseth to return to NASCAR with Roush Fenway Racing
Author: 0 Matt Kenseth to return to NASCAR with Roush Fenway Racing

Kenseth drove for Joe Gibbs Racing over the last five seasons, winning 15 races along the way, but was let go after last season to make way for 21-year-old Erik Jones . Roush said he wants Kenseth to help the team examine its operations and recommend ways to improve performance. " I have a lot, a lot, of sweat equity and pride in this organization ".

Sports Twitter reacts to LeBron James winning Game 5 for Cavs
Author: 0 Twitter reacts to LeBron James winning Game 5 for Cavs

LeBron James closed out Game 5 against the Indiana Pacers with an epic sequence that only further demonstrates his greatness. The shot was eerily reminiscent of his Game 2 buzzer beater against Orlando in 2009. The Cavs have struggled offensively in the series, averaging just 93.5 points per game. Miami's star is mulling retirement after the Heat were eliminated Tuesday in Philadelphia.

Sports Spurs vs. Warriors: Game 5 Prediction, NBA Playoff Odds
Author: 0 Spurs vs. Warriors: Game 5 Prediction, NBA Playoff Odds

Carmelo Anthony finished with 11 points on a night when the Thunder's offence was effectively contained. Rather than putting things away, the Warriors reverted to their performances late in the regular season and had a dismal offensive showing, easily their worst in the series.

Sports National Basketball Association playoffs 2018: Dwyane Wade hushes retirement talk, praises grown up 76ers
Author: 0 National Basketball Association playoffs 2018: Dwyane Wade hushes retirement talk, praises grown up 76ers

Wade, who wrapped up his 15th season in the National Basketball Association, is nearing the end of his career, and now must decide if he wants to return for a 16th season. But even better than those statistics, nothing fazed him. Both times, Simmons kept calm and used his play to respond. Heartbreaking to Heat Nation, certainly, but not quite the only thing on their minds Tuesday night.

Sports Basketball commission suggests NCAA ban cheaters, end one-and-done
Author: 0 Basketball commission suggests NCAA ban cheaters, end one-and-done

BC-BKC-College Corruption-Compensation, 472 Commission dances around name, image and likeness debateAP Photo INDC104Eds: With AP Photos. The list of people who benefit from the athletes' work also includes the NCAA itself. He also says he will miss weekend recruiting. It suggested allowing limited, regulated contact with agents, starting in high school, to help prospects make decisions about the National Basketball Association.

Sports Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain a World Cup doubt following season-ending injury
Author: 0 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain a World Cup doubt following season-ending injury

Initial fears are that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will be out for an extended period after the midfielder came off injured in Liverpool's semi-final first leg against AS Roma. " We have still a few very important games to go and the squad doesn't get any bigger at the moment ". Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp certainly didn't sound too optimistic about Oxlade-Chamberlain when asked for an update after the final whistle.

Sports NFL Draft Order: Every Jets draft pick in each round
Author: 0 NFL Draft Order: Every Jets draft pick in each round

All the tea leaves indicated Allen would be taken first. This scenario also is assuming the Browns or Giants don't take USC quarterback Sam Darnold . If New York can get the best running back in the draft in Saquon Barkley , its three-headed monster on offense with Manning and wideout Odell Beckham Jr., who appears to be staying put for the season, could do some serious damage this year.

Author: 0 Gronkowski announces he's returning next season

To make matters more confusing, Gronk held a wacky press conference last Saturday during a Monster Energy Supercross event. Or, as Jeff Howe of The Athletic suggested , Bill Belichick may have "extended a stern ultimatum" following the stunt.

Sports Mohamed Salah wins English PFA Player of the Year award
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah wins English PFA Player of the Year award

Although Roberto Firmino was nearly as influential in the creation and scoring of the five goals, Salah will without a doubt receive all the plaudits considering the season he has had so far. Maybe there are guys with numbers better than him but for me in the team that wins [the title] with five games to go, he was the best. Salah needs six more to equal that mark from a possible six games, which, given his achievements this campaign, is not unthinkable.

Sports Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) Now Covered by Analysts at Barclays
Author: 0 Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) Now Covered by Analysts at Barclays

Peppard Denise M . had sold 2,539 shares worth $850,870 on Tuesday, February 13. The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXG) has declined 59.89% since April 24, 2017 and is downtrending. East Coast Asset Ltd Llc owns 3,496 shares. Shares of LMT opened at $358.60 on Tuesday. The stock of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, July 19.

Sports Michael Vick to be the Offensive Coordinator for the Atlanta AAF team
Author: 0 Michael Vick to be the Offensive Coordinator for the Atlanta AAF team

The AAF is slated to begin in February 2019. The Atlanta Alliance has hired former National Football League coach Brad Childress as its head coach. Vick, of course, is an Atlanta legend following his years with the Falcons in the NFL. 7 as well. Atlanta I'm excited to be back! "His connection with the city is undeniable, and his 13 years of National Football League experience will make him a tremendous asset to our team".

Sports Top prospect Ronald Acuna set to join Braves on Wednesday
Author: 0 Top prospect Ronald Acuna set to join Braves on Wednesday

The Braves pushed back Acuna's free-agent eligibility until after the 2024 season by waiting to promote him until a few weeks into the season. "We're looking for Ronald to get hot at this point", Anthopoulos told Gabriel Burns of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution last week, when asked why Acuna hadn't been summoned yet.

Sports Kirk Herbstreit Names His Top Player In The 2018 NFL Draft
Author: 0 Kirk Herbstreit Names His Top Player In The 2018 NFL Draft

It isn't a sexy pick by any means, but just ask Dallas how they like Zach Martin and Tyron Smith. Barkley tore up the NFL Combine last month and dominated the Big Ten Conference over the past two seasons. The Los Angeles Chargers had a pretty successful season considering their recent history. The Eagles went from 13 to eight to two to go get Carson Wentz .

Sports Jim Brown Hopes Cleveland Takes Saquon Barkley No. 1 Overall
Author: 0 Jim Brown Hopes Cleveland Takes Saquon Barkley No. 1 Overall

Mara and Steve Tisch, more than the front office, might factor into the awkwardness of having Manning sharing a locker room with his anointed successor. As tempting as Barkley might be to new GM John Dorsey, the running back class is deep with a pocket of excellent backs projected to be available at the start of Round 2.

Sports MS Dhoni wins toss, Chennai to bowl first against Kohli's men
Author: 0 MS Dhoni wins toss, Chennai to bowl first against Kohli's men

CSK won the toss in their IPL match against RCB on Wednesday, and elected to field. Kohli, who grew under the tutelage of Dhoni and "God of cricket" Sachin Tendulkar , has a few worries as his much-fancied RCB is lying in the second-half of the points table; rather, it is languishing in the 6 th spot with only Mumbai Indians and Delhi Daredevils (both have lost five out of their six encounters so far) behind it, occupying the last two spots.

Sports Catholic Church to act as mediator as Nicaragua protests continue
Author: 0 Catholic Church to act as mediator as Nicaragua protests continue

Mr Ortega has blamed right-wing agitators for much of the violence, saying they have infiltrated the protests in order to discredit his left-wing government. "We have received information on at least 25 deaths in the context of the protests in Nicaragua". Miguel Mora, director of the outlet, said, "This is the triumph of the people and the banishment of censorship".

Sports Pelicans sweep Blazers out of playoffs as Sixers, Jazz and Timberwolves win
Author: 0 Pelicans sweep Blazers out of playoffs as Sixers, Jazz and Timberwolves win

I guess we'll just have to find out together. "Let them sleep", was Davis' mantra throughout the Pelicans' four-game sweep over the Portland Trail Blazers , which concluded with Saturday's 131-123 win in the Smoothie King Center. Aminu scored 27, Damian Lillard added 19 points and Jusuf Nurkic had 18 points and 11 rebounds before fouling out. Portland made it to the playoffs for the fifth straight year after finishing the season 49-33 and winning the Northwest Division title for the ...

Sports Billionaire Vincent Bollore detained in probe of West African corruption
Author: 0 Billionaire Vincent Bollore detained in probe of West African corruption

The 66-year-old head of the Bollore Group, was taken into custody as part of an investigation into how the group obtained contracts to operate Lome port in Togo and Conakry port in Guinea, the sources said on condition of anonymity. Weekly business magazine Challenges reported two weeks ago that Bollore, one of the most prominent figures on France's corporate landscape, had been summoned by judges investigating whether his advertising group Havas was involved in influencing elections in West ...

Sports India face South Africa in campaign-opener June 5
Author: 0 India face South Africa in campaign-opener June 5

West Indies and Afghanistan , who booked their spot in the World Cup through the World Cup Qualifier in March, complete the lineup. In keeping with the Lodha Committee's recommendations, which says that a mandatory 15-day gap is required between the Indian Premier League (IPL) final and any worldwide match, India will open their 2019 ICC World Cup campaign against South Africa on June 5 instead of June 2.

Sports Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain stretchered off against Roma
Author: 0 Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain stretchered off against Roma

It is measure of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's rapid progress at Anfield that it was his departure, not that of Philippe Coutinho, that caused the first ripple of anxiety on The Kop in this enthralling European campaign. Liverpool were able to recover from the early loss of Oxlade-Chamberlain to thrash Roma 5-2 last night to put one foot in the Champions League final with Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino both scoring twice.

Sports Antonio Callaway tested positive for marijuana at National Football League combine
Author: 0 Antonio Callaway tested positive for marijuana at National Football League combine

Already severely damaged by his off-the-field issues at Florida, wide receiver Antonio Callaway's pro football stock has taken another big hit only two days before the start of NFL draft. Callaway was found not responsible at a hearing last August and placed back on the team. Callaway was also cited in May for marijuana possession during a traffic stop while in the auto with a man who has a lengthy rap sheet.

Author: 0 Cleveland Browns: Josh Allen wants No. 1 pressure on him

This is a bit of reach, but the Bears desperately need to protect their young quarterback Mitch Trubisky before addressing other needs. They've signed starter Sam Bradford and Mike Glennon as depth, yet there's no better way to find a franchise signal-caller than via the draft.

Sports Europa League win would be perfect send-off for Wenger - Mertesacker
Author: 0 Europa League win would be perfect send-off for Wenger - Mertesacker

Vieira's New York City now head the table in the MLS Eastern Conference and he says he must "focus and concentrate" on the task at hand. West Ham boss David Moyes isn't contracted beyond the end of the season, and that may mean that the Hammers look to other options even if the Scot does keep the club in the Premier League .

Sports Blue Jackets Good Again, Just Not Good Enough For Next Level
Author: 0 Blue Jackets Good Again, Just Not Good Enough For Next Level

Minutes later, Devante Smith-Pelly would restore the Washington two-goal lead making the game 4-2. The Penguins are the Bizarro Capitals - a team without a Presidents' Trophy, but three Crosby-era Stanley Cups instead. He started goaltender Philipp Grubauer , the hot hand, over stud Braden Holtby , who wasn't great at all down the stretch. Pittsburgh won both of those series on its way to back-to-back Stanley Cup championships, but that hasn't deterred Ovechkin from wanting another ...

Sports 76ers draw blood and deny Heat in must-win Game 4 situation
Author: 0 76ers draw blood and deny Heat in must-win Game 4 situation

Recording a +12, -1, and -9 efficiencies in each of his first three appearances, the Sixers offense has notably stalled out whenever Fultz was inserted into the game, with the most egregious occurrence happening in Game 3, when the Heat launched into a 13-5 run over his four minutes in the game that swiftly the momentum in Miami's favor by cutting the lead to single digits.

Sports Boston Celtics grab 3-2 series lead over Milwaukee Bucks
Author: 0 Boston Celtics grab 3-2 series lead over Milwaukee Bucks

In his first game since surgery on March 16, Smart gave the Celtics 25 minutes of hard-nosed, physical basketball. "They weren't taking it from me". They're all big games in a playoff series, but Game 5 will be especially important for the Bucks , who have been unable to win in Boston. "I was asking for a shot clock violation".

Sports Bucks edge Celtics to level series, Spurs down Warriors
Author: 0 Bucks edge Celtics to level series, Spurs down Warriors

The Bucks destroyed the Celtics in Game 3 , and it looked like Game 4 was heading in the same direction. Jaylen Brown scored a career-high 34 points, including 5 of 8 from 3-point range, in Boston's Game 4 loss. In league history, teams are 19-274 when trailing series 0-2, including the Portland Trail Blazers going out in four straight against the New Orleans Pelicans in the current first round.

Sports Sam Darnold NFL Draft Preview: Stock, Mock Drafts and Projections
Author: 0 Sam Darnold NFL Draft Preview: Stock, Mock Drafts and Projections

What if Darnold doesn't go to Cleveland? As for another top quarterback , Rosen, "I would probably sell the tractor and some yard tools for Rosen, and that would be the difference there". But with the draft approaching, Mayfield has all of a sudden entered the fray. Mayfield will g down in history as one of the best college quarterbacks of all-time finishing his career with a Heisman trophy last season.

Sports Mike Francesa Returning to WFAN
Author: 0 Mike Francesa Returning to WFAN

Andrew Marchand of the New York Post reported that Carlin, Gray and Scott will not be let go by the station. Francesa previously occupied the 1 p.m.to 6:30 p.m. Francesa also cryptically alluded to a faction at WFAN that was campaigning against his return, saying that spurred him to get back on the air. So, instead of thinking long-term, they take the easy way out and bring back the Pope, believing he can quickly return WFAN to No.

Sports Yankees Hit a New Gear Against a Familiar Foil: The Twins
Author: 0 Yankees Hit a New Gear Against a Familiar Foil: The Twins

Minnesota will close out a nine-game road trip with the first of four matches at Yankee Stadium, while NY wraps up a 10-game homestand. Aaron Boone on Stanton's slump-busting evening: "As a hitter you always love those nights, especially when it's early and you're off to a tough start".

Sports Jets to face the Nashville Predators in round 2 of playoffs
Author: 0 Jets to face the Nashville Predators in round 2 of playoffs

They were 3-1-1 against the Jets in the regular season. By the time Nashville reached the Stanley Cup final in 2017 they were extremely banged up and eventually outclassed by a more experienced Pittsburgh Penguins team - if these Jets struggle to stay healthy over the next 4-7 games, they could experience a similar fate against this year's Predators.