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Ben Simmons posts historic triple-double in Sixers' win over Heat

Ben Simmons posts historic triple-double in Sixers' win over Heat Joel Embiid put up 14 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks (with eight turnovers, though), while J.J. Redick added 24 points, including a clutch jumper and four other 76ers scored in double figures. And that means Saturday might have been his last home game in a Heat uniform. A wild scene was the story of the second quarter. Josh Richardson took the worst of it, getting slammed into by Embiid. [Full Article...]

Embiid returned but it was Justise Winslow who put on a show

Embiid returned but it was Justise Winslow who put on a show User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. They can achieve that goal with a win in game four on Saturday. "There's a physical style of play that this game will be played with, by and [officiated] by tomorrow", Brown said on Friday. [Full Article...]

Podcast: Rip City Report, Game 3 Recap/Game 4 Preview Edition

Podcast: Rip City Report, Game 3 Recap/Game 4 Preview Edition He will go at will against the Pelicans and Durant will be very aggressive. Portland got a boost in Game 2 with the return of Harkless for first time since he had a minor procedure on his left knee in late March. The Blazers ranked 19 in pace of play during the regular season, averaging 98.8 possessions per game. Although, Davis has been brilliant all series long and might just as easily... [Full Article...]

Warriors beat Spurs 110-97

Warriors beat Spurs 110-97 With AP Photos.The death of the wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has brought an outpouring of support across the National Basketball Association. "It's not an easy day to be here". LaMarcus Aldridge ran the show for the Spurs, but he only attempted 10 shots on the nights and ended with 18 total points. [Full Article...]

Popovich won't coach Game 3 after wife's death

Popovich won't coach Game 3 after wife's death Considering Anthony Davis awaits in the next round, the Spurs' approach and how Durant handled it could be a window into the matchup in the presumed next series against New Orleans. Kupchak fired Steve Clifford as coach last Friday, after Clifford coached the past five seasons in Charlotte. "He's very successful, a great technician, a great game coach ". [Full Article...]

Penguins over the Flyers in game 4

Penguins over the Flyers in game 4 That it came against the Flyers? Sidney Crosby , Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel each had three points nights. As has been the case for two of the three games this series, a third goal came for the Penguins on a slapshot in the middle of a sloppy second period. [Full Article...]

Pitcher Gsellman scores in 12th as Mets win

Pitcher Gsellman scores in 12th as Mets win When asked about the possibility of being dropped from the starting rotation, Harvey said, "I'm a starting pitcher". "I've always been a starting pitcher". Initial concerns were that Sanchez might miss several weeks, but now the Braves hope the right-hander's time on the DL may be shorter. Rosario's double drove in Tomas Nido , who had singled, in the Mets' two-run third. [Full Article...]

Ambitious Man City could dominate English football for years, says Conte

Ambitious Man City could dominate English football for years, says Conte It will be more complicated but for the club, the players, all the departments in the club, the people can believe we are good: Manchester City is a good club. Fresh faces should also help City in their ultimate quest to conquer the continent, with De Bruyne admitting that the club are determined to complement Premier League triumphs with Champions League glory. [Full Article...]

Ice falling from CN Tower threatens Royals at Jays, report says

Ice falling from CN Tower threatens Royals at Jays, report says Even moving indoors couldn't get the Blue Jays back on the field. "It was pretty frightening". "It's hard to describe, it was really loud", Miller said. They'll now play a pair of doubleheaders in the span of the next few weeks to make up for these lost games. It was a metaphor for everything that could and did go wrong for the Blue Jays during their nightmare 2012 season. [Full Article...]

Spurs vs. Warriors, Game 2 recap, reactions: Torched by Klay Thompson

Spurs vs. Warriors, Game 2 recap, reactions: Torched by Klay Thompson Andre Iguodala , the 2015 Finals MVP, started a second straight game and had 14 points, seven rebounds and five assists as the Warriors beat the Spurs for the 10th time in 11 games covering the regular season and playoffs. McGee repaid that trust in the second half though, as he came out with infinitely more energy and made an impact on both ends of the court. The Spurs led by six at halftime,... [Full Article...]

Five things we learned from the Premier League

Five things we learned from the Premier League United will be eager to delay City lifting the crown for as long as possible with a win over West Brom . Instead of City hoping to clinch the title at home to Swansea next weekend, that game at Etihad Stadium will now be a party and a celebration of one of the Premier League's finest teams which could yet break a slew of records by the end of the season. [Full Article...]

De Gea to Real Madrid 'agreement', Rakitic debating 'offer', Rashford claim

De Gea to Real Madrid 'agreement', Rakitic debating 'offer', Rashford claim To talk about these things (refereeing decisions) more is pointless and I will not do that anymore. But United are said to be spearheading the race for the 28-year-old, with Jose Mourinho preparing to potentially lose either one of or both Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford this summer. [Full Article...]

Oladipo scores 32 points, Pacers stun LeBron, Cavs

Oladipo scores 32 points, Pacers stun LeBron, Cavs And, prior to Sunday, the only time the Cavs lost a Game 1 against an Eastern Conference foe was 2015, when the Bulls beat the Cavs 99-92 in the opener of the East semifinals at The Q. As it has now been pointed out several times, across various different media markets, the Indiana Pacers have had one nationally televised game, I repeat one, compared to the 39 nationally televised game... [Full Article...]

National Basketball Association playoffs 2018: Predictions, picks for Rockets vs. Timberwolves first-round series

National Basketball Association playoffs 2018: Predictions, picks for Rockets vs. Timberwolves first-round series I just knew it was gonna be a disaster". "We still take the shots that we get and, coming into Game Two, guess what?" Their season averages are 2nd in points, 18th in rebounds, 24th in assists, and 7th in opposing points per game. Harden got things going when he made a 3-pointer while being fouled by Rose and also made the free throw. Harden took over after that, scoring the last six points of t... [Full Article...]

Mainz and Freiburg players called back to pitch after VAR-awarded penalty

Mainz and Freiburg players called back to pitch after VAR-awarded penalty Referee Guido Winkmann initially allowed the game to play on, denying Mainz a penalty, before blowing for halftime shortly thereafter. Spectators showed their displeasure by throwing toilet rolls onto the pitch during an incident-packed game at the Opel Arena, which the hosts won 2-0. [Full Article...]

The best and worst from UFC on Fox 29

The best and worst from UFC on Fox 29 It should be noted that Gaethje is still just 29-years-old. Eddie Alvarez is perhaps the only other lightweight that has a title claim, but he may need to get past Poirier first. I wish he would have checked some of the leg kicks in the first round, as it may have been an even quicker fight for Poirier. The No. 6-ranked Gaethje falls to 18-2. [Full Article...]

Sixers Announce Joel Embiid's Status For Game 2 vs

Sixers Announce Joel Embiid's Status For Game 2 vs Embiid suffered a broken orbital bone and concussion in a collision with teammate Markelle Fultz on March 28. Philadelphia looks laser-focused in postseason play one game in. "We gonna see how it feels in the next couple of days". And I feel great. He will wear a mask when he returns. Without Embiid, the Sixers dominated the Heat in Game 1. [Full Article...]

More African athletes missing from Games

More African athletes missing from Games Patrick Ogwel, the team manager and assistant secretary at the National Council of Sports told Xinhua that two weightlifters did not return to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games village on Wednesday. The Cameroon team's press agent Simon Molombe told news.com.au the players "just left in the night" and there were no leads on the missing athletes on Thursday morning. [Full Article...]

Weekend: Rain, freezing rain, possible ice storm

Weekend: Rain, freezing rain, possible ice storm The nasty ice and freezing rain will end by Noon Sunday with temperatures rising quickly. "However, as the low (pressure system) approaches tonight, freezing rain will likely become widespread again", the weather warning from Environment Canada reads. [Full Article...]

Southampton 2-3 Chelsea: 5 Talking Points

At half time, as Chelsea stumbled in 1-0 down to struggling Southampton , it was tempting to wonder whether Antonio Conte would make it to the Wembley when his side meet Southampton again in the FA Cup semifinal later this month. Conte swiftly responded by hauling off the disappointing Alvaro Morata and Davide Zappacosta for Pedro Rodriguez and Giroud. Clearly, with Chelsea down to 10... [Full Article...]


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