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Sports JR Smith: 'I Don't Want the Opposing Fans to Like Me'
Author: 0 JR Smith: 'I Don't Want the Opposing Fans to Like Me'

Smith's push was delivered in frustration as the Cavaliers watched a 55-48 halftime advantage disappear, with the incident coming as the Celtics were holding a 12-point lead at 99-89. He can't control how his body goes, and he's not even looking, and you go and take two hands to the back. "That's not the first time J.R. has done some dirty stuff, especially playing against us", Smart said .

Sports Wisconsin basketball to play Xavier in 2018 Gavitt Games
Author: 0 Wisconsin basketball to play Xavier in 2018 Gavitt Games

The game is part of the annual series featuring teams from the Big Ten and Big East, it's set for November 13 at State Farm Center. However, the Big Ten has a similar problem with the exclusions of schools such as Michigan State and Maryland, both of whom should be top-25 teams.

Sports Athletics' Piscotty homers in first at-bat since mother's funeral
Author: 0 Athletics' Piscotty homers in first at-bat since mother's funeral

Is it dusty in here? Daniel Mengden started for Oakland and turned in a terrific performance, particularly considering that Boston is averaging 6.7 runs per game at home and hitting.288, both major-league bests. In the ninth, A's closer Blake Treinen gave up his first run in May on an RBI groundout by Mookie Betts before earning his eighth save of the season.

Sports Everton fire manager Sam Allardyce after six months
Author: 0 Everton fire manager Sam Allardyce after six months

The 63-year-old said that he was "disgusted" by the behaviour of the board after they failed to inform him of the imminent changes, and suggested that his own future is likely to be decided during a meeting with club owner Farhad Moshiri today.

Sports Atletico & relevance of Europa
Author: 0 Atletico & relevance of Europa

If Marseille can overcome Atletico Madrid , they will automatically qualify for next season's Champions League making their final Ligue 1 match irrelevant in that regard. They've scored on 56 occasions (1.5 per game) and boast the league's best defence having conceded just 20 goals all season (0.5 per game). His marker on Wednesday is another who has travelled widely, the France global Adil Rami, formerly of Valencia, AC Milan and Sevilla, where he won a Europa League in 2016.

Sports Champions League final to be broadcast on YouTube
Author: 0 Champions League final to be broadcast on YouTube

BT Sport confirmed the news earlier today that both games will be available on YouTube . Virgin will also exclusively show both the Champions League and Europa League finals in Ireland, although it is yet to say whether the matches will be broadcast on TV3, if they will all be free-to-air or if some will be shown via a streaming service.

Sports Eden Hazard: I'll stay if Chelsea sign new stars
Author: 0 Eden Hazard: I'll stay if Chelsea sign new stars

United are sweating on the fitness of Romelu Lukaku ahead of Saturday's game with the Belgian behind schedule in his recovery from an ankle injury. However, Herrera insists he was just part of the reason that Hazard was kept quiet and says keeping players of the Belgian's quality quiet requires the whole team.

Sports I have no plans to leave Crystal Palace, says Wilfried Zaha
Author: 0 I have no plans to leave Crystal Palace, says Wilfried Zaha

Crystal Palace could replace one Delaney with another this summer, according to the Sun on Sunday. At least a season in the second tier awaits the Baggies, but the club does have some reason for optimism after putting on an impressive late show in recent weeks in the hands of caretaker coach Darren Moore.

Sports Special teams failures took Capitals' teeth away in Game 3
Author: 0 Special teams failures took Capitals' teeth away in Game 3

Both teams back to full strength. Thank Kucherov on the power play for that one! Their defensively responsible game has been quite easy for the Capitals to shut-down, so tonight I expect them to revert to their run and gun ways in order to beat the trap.

Sports LeBron James Needs To Fire Against The Celtics In Game 2
Author: 0 LeBron James Needs To Fire Against The Celtics In Game 2

Morris is celarly going to be a vital player on both ends in this series, and he could not have done a better job in game one. Morris was right. He defended James more than anyone else on the Celtics and was credited with limiting him to eight points on 3-for-10 shooting (as well as five assists on four turnovers), but Morris wouldn't have had the individual success he did without the help of his teammates.

Sports Swansea relegated as Salah breaks single-season Premier League scoring record
Author: 0 Swansea relegated as Salah breaks single-season Premier League scoring record

Marcus Rashford scored the only goal in Manchester United's 1-0 home win over Watford, while Callum Wilson's 93rd-minute strike gave Bournemouth a 2-1 comeback win at Burnley. Club record signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netted his 10th goal in 13 games since joining in January by finishing off the sort of free-flowing move that Wenger has made his trademark as Gunners boss.

Sports City's brilliance lights up season as Wenger bows out
Author: 0 City's brilliance lights up season as Wenger bows out

The victorious squad and manager Pep Guardiola were driven through the streets in an open-top bus to celebrate a historic season filled with record-breaking achievements . "A man who has added LMA and Premier League Manager of the Year awards to his roll of honour told Monday Night Football : "[We will sign] one or two more, no more.

Sports Aston Villa qualify for Championship play-off final
Author: 0 Aston Villa qualify for Championship play-off final

Villa captain John Terry told Sky Sports: "It's unbelievable and incredible". Tony Pulis has only won two of his previous nine away games against Aston Villa as a manager, although those wins have come in the past four trips (D4 L3). Boro spent around £50million in the summer to chase an instant return to the Premier League after last year's relegation, but came up short. Despite initially doing well with both clubs, getting Stoke promoted and keeping West Brom up, fans of the two ...

Sports Dez Bryant is Signing With The Green Bay Packers Says Jason Witten
Author: 0 Dez Bryant is Signing With The Green Bay Packers Says Jason Witten

Witten thinks Dez will be signing with another NFC team. If Bryant was to be signed by a team, now would be the precise time for it to happen. Schefter asked. Dez Bryant most infamous catch in his entire career was actually a non-catch that has been argued for years now. The Packers were, however, one of the initial teams who indeed seemed invested in the concept of Bryant potentially playing in Green Bay after the Cowboys released him in April.

Sports Real Madrid 'willing to offer Gareth Bale in Mohamed Salah deal'
Author: 0 Real Madrid 'willing to offer Gareth Bale in Mohamed Salah deal'

He said: "You can put yourselves there with legends that won the Champions League". That's what everyone wants, ' said the Holland global. With a 4-0 victory putting the icing on the cake of their season domestically, the Reds can go into their break with confidence and will travel to Spain for a training camp, according to MARCA , to refresh and prepare for their biggest challenge of the season yet.

Sports Newcastle To Express The Love For Rafa
Author: 0 Newcastle To Express The Love For Rafa

Lascelles, whose side take on Chelsea in their final league game on Sunday, told Sports Saturday: "I can't emphasise how important it is". Benitez led Napoli to their last piece of silverware - the Supercoppa in 2014, courtesy of a 6-5 penalties victory over Juventus - and had been linked with a second spell at the helm if Maurizio Sarri left the club.

Author: 0 Yaya Toure bids farewell to Manchester City fans in video

City became the first team in English top-flight history to reach 100 points thanks to Gabriel Jesus' injury-time victor on the final day of the season. "Numbers are numbers, they are the effect of the way we played. But you know me and sometimes I have some insane ideas", said Pochettino. "Mo has done great this year", Kane said.

Sports Jon Jones tells Chuck Liddell to 'Come get it'
Author: 0 Jon Jones tells Chuck Liddell to 'Come get it'

Liddell's ambitions stem beyond just having one more fight though - he actually wants to get back to the very summit of the MMA mountain and go up against arguably the best fighter of his generation, Jon Jones. But at the same time, the reality is Liddell is 48, he's coming off of a long layoff, and he was brutally knocked out in the last three fights he had and in five of his last six fights.

Sports Michael Jordan Docu-Series
Author: 0 Michael Jordan Docu-Series "The Last Dance" First Trailer Revealed

But Michael Jordan's name still rings loud and clear as one of the most acclaimed of all time. According to The Athletic's Richard Deitsch , Jordan approved the project and is taking part in the documentary. The 10-hour, 10-part film, The Last Dance , will draw on more than 500 hours of previously unseen footage from the franchise's sixth and final National Basketball Association title of the decade in 1997-98.

Sports Ex-PSG Coach Emery: I'm Waiting For Arsenal Offer
Author: 0 Ex-PSG Coach Emery: I'm Waiting For Arsenal Offer

Arteta played under Wenger for five years at Arsenal winning two FA Cups in the process. It is reported that Arsenal will be making major changes to their backroom staff over the summer, with six key members of staff being relieved of their duties.

Sports Hart's expected omission opens World Cup door for Pope
Author: 0 Hart's expected omission opens World Cup door for Pope

Joe Hart has missed out on England's World Cup squad, with manager Gareth Southgate omitting the West Ham goalkeeper in favour of Burnley No. 1 Nick Pope, sources have told ESPN FC. "I would have him [Shelvey] in my squad", Shearer said on Sunday's Match of the Day . We have also come off the back of two nil-nils against Brazil and Germany so in terms of our defence and our goalkeepers they have had as good performances as anybody in Europe up to this point.

Sports Alan Shearer reacts to Mike Ashley's end of season statement at Newcastle
Author: 0 Alan Shearer reacts to Mike Ashley's end of season statement at Newcastle

The Italian was defiant about reports that he will leave in the close season. It is also said that the relationship between Hazard and Conte became "strained" as the campaign has progressed. "It is easy to see what we have, now we need to do something more and be a little bit better". True, a top-four finish was an extremely remote possibility.

Sports Cano Suspended 80 Games For Violating Joint Drug Agreement
Author: 0 Cano Suspended 80 Games For Violating Joint Drug Agreement

Cano tested positive before the season and appealed the suspension, but has now chose to drop the appeal, according to T.J. "Recently I learned that I tested positive for a substance called Furosemide, which is not a Performance Enhancing Substance", Cano said in a statement .

Sports Former Aston Villa defender Jlloyd Samuel dies in car crash
Author: 0 Former Aston Villa defender Jlloyd Samuel dies in car crash

Former Trinidadian soccer player Jlloyd Samuel died on Tuesday, aged 37, in a traffic accident in England, the soccer federation of Trinidad and Tobago confirmed in a statement. Footballers' union the Professional Footballers' Association extended its "sincere condolences" to Samuel's family and friends, with the Football League saying it was "deeply saddened" by the news of his death.

Sports Russian Federation into Rugby World Cup as Romania are disqualified
Author: 0 Russian Federation into Rugby World Cup as Romania are disqualified

That prompted World Rugby to launch an investigation and during that probe, the independent disputes committee discovered that all three teams had selected players that they should not have. The loser of that clash will go into the final repechage competition for the chance to qualify for the World Cup. However, the match was marred by an incident following the match where Iordachescu was harassed by five Spanish players who were banned for their part in the post-match altercation.

Sports Carrick: We're in a better position to challenge
Author: 0 Carrick: We're in a better position to challenge

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly looking to axe four stars in order to fund a £150 million (R2.49 billion) spending spree in the next few months. "But it is a hard role, you need somebody to talk to because you can't bounce things off people if they're not there". "If you take your foot off the gas, that's you out".

Sports British rugby players die mysteriously in Sri Lanka
Author: 0 British rugby players die mysteriously in Sri Lanka

Thomas Howard, 25, and Tom Baty, 26, developed breathing difficulties on Sunday morning after returning from the club in Colombo and were rushed to the main state-run hospital in the capital. The Police said the British rugby player had arrived in Sri Lanka to play a friendly game. Clems Pirates are described as a veterans' team who raise money for charities in the United Kingdom and overseas.

Sports Even Cheteshwar Pujara should have skipped Afghanistan Test: Dilip Vengsarkar
Author: 0 Even Cheteshwar Pujara should have skipped Afghanistan Test: Dilip Vengsarkar

For them, playing in India against Afghanistan makes no sense", added Vengsarkar. "Obviously we expect some good challenges ahead against him this summer back in England ". "In South Africa, the team hardly got a match before the first Test". While wicketkeeping mainstay MS Dhoni has been in ominous form throughout the ongoing Indian Premier League, the performances of wicketkeeper-batsmen like Dinesh Karthik, Rishabh Pant and Sanju Samson have been good for Indian cricket.

Sports Low pens new Germany deal drops 27-man provisional WC squad
Author: 0 Low pens new Germany deal drops 27-man provisional WC squad

Meanwhile, earlier this week the shot-stopper expressed cautious optimism about his chances of going to the global showpiece in Russian Federation, saying: "It's going well and I'm feeling good, but I have to make the right decision for me, the team and Germany ".