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Lakers-Anthony talks on hold

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Various projections give the Lakers about a 1 percent chance of making the playoffs after their 118-109 loss to the Suns on Saturday. Per Wojnarowski, the Lakers had been "leaning toward" bringing on Anthony, a 10-time All-Star, for the rest of the season. Read More »

Tottenham’s Kane to be assessed ahead of Burnley clash

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Despite his eagerness to unleash his team's top scorer, Pochettino said he will wait until after Friday's training session to decide whether to include Kane in the Spurs' squad that travels to Turf Moor, where the England captain scored a hat-trick last season . Read More »

Hawks' Young ejected after staring down Dunn

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Young had already been assessed a technical in the first half after exchanging words with Dunn when the Bulls guard slapped him on the back of the head . So damn SOFT and SENSITIVE now, nooooo way Trae Young should be given a technical for this. In each of his last three games before the ejection, Young put up at least 36 points, including a career-high 49 points in Friday's wild game against the Bulls that went into quadruple-overtime. Read More »

Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal play out thrilling draw at Wembley Stadium

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But Aubameyang's resultant penalty kick was saved by Hugo Lloris , and Jan Vertonghen produced a brilliant block seconds later to keep the ball away from the goal. "It's very important for us and for our manager that we take one of the four positions so that next year we are in the Champions League ". "But against Tottenham for example we changed some players after Wednesday, we changed also some players in the match to get fresh players, fresh energy, and I think it's good combination ... Read More »

Speeding penalty costs Kyle Busch — NASCAR notebook

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Defending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup champion Joey Logano assured himself a spot in the playoffs by driving his Number-22 Ford Mustang to his 22nd career victory by holding off his Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski on the final lap to win Sunday's Cup race at Las Vegas . Read More »

Duke still favored to win NCAA title after Zion Williamson injury

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The No. 3 Blue Devils (24-4, 12-3) face the Hurricanes today at 4 p.m. ET on CBS. The Hurricanes would then lead for the majority of the game in Chapel Hill against the Tar Heels, but a 3-pointer at the end of regulation by Luke Maye would force the game into overtime and North Carolina would escape with the victory. Read More »

Nick Kyrgios beats Alexander Zverev to win Mexico Open

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There, he battled to complete one of his most memorable wins - saving three match points - before the Spanish star criticised him for "lacking respect" . He's the real champion of this week". The 24-year-old Wang, ranked 65th, overcame a 2-0 deficit to win the second set. Isner won more points on serve and return overall but the temperamental Aussie came through when it mattered, particularly in the third set tiebreak, which he finished with a masterful drop shot from the base line. Read More »

LeBron James Throws Ball Off The Back Of The Backboard

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LeBron James had 27 points, nine rebounds and 16 assists for the Lakers, who have lost four of five to drop 4 1/2 games back of the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. "I thought I had a little bit more room to get it to [Ingram]". Snoop Dogg is finding it hard to support the Los Angeles Lakers right now and said in an explicit, viral rant that he'd sell his booth at the Staples Center because the team is full of "sorry motherf-ers". Read More »

Tottenham confirm double injury boost but defender misses Dortmund clash

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Pochettino pointed to the example of Stade Rennes , who postponed a French league game at the weekend to prepare for Thursday's Europa League , last 16 tie at home to Arsenal . Spurs have flown out to Germany ahead of tomorrow's second leg at the Westfalonstadion and Mauricio Pochettino has been speaking to the media at his pre-match press conference where he's confirmed a double fitness boost. Read More »

Tiger Woods Explains Why He's Withdrawing From Arnold Palmer Invitational

He says his lower back is fine and he has no concerns over the long run. It is shocking that he's missing Arnold Palmer's tournament at Bay Hill (of all places), but I don't necessarily think there are any alarms to sound. "We know Tiger would be here if he could and we look forward to having him return in the future", Arnold Palmer Invitational Tournament Director Marci Doyle said. Read More »

Lakers’ LeBron James and Clippers’ JaMychal Green get into it

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Danilo Gallinari scored 23 points, Lou Williams added 21 and the Clippers dealt another blow to the Lakers' fading playoff hopes with a 113-105 victory Monday night. The Lakers were already walking on thin ice entering the night, but things only got worse for them after the final buzzer in the battle of Los Angeles. Read More »

Fulham vs. Chelsea - Football Match Report

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Sarri is going to persist with the deep-lying playmaker in his system and people won't mind that if he can replicate the Fulham display more consistently. "The answer from him was really very good". "I think there was a misunderstanding involved in it but he apologised to us and we accepted it". Chelsea's win lifts them to within one point of Arsenal in fifth, two points behind Manchester United in fourth and five points off Tottenham in third with a game in hand, giving fresh life ... Read More »

Morning Roundup: Im, Mitchell share 36-hole lead at Honda Classic

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The 62-year-old O'Meara, whose two senior wins came in 2010, finished with a bogey on the par-4 18th to take a 10-under 136 total into the final round on Omni Tucson National's Catalina Course in Arizona. Rickie Fowler was two shots behind Clark on 205 after shooting a 66, with six players another stroke behind including first round leader Jhonattan Vegas (69). Read More »

Ajax look to 1995 champions for inspiration ahead of Real Madrid tie

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But while Mourinho is grateful for their praise, he says there have been no talks about a return to the Bernabeu to replace Solari. "It was not the performance of a happy team", Mourinho added. Ajax , playing in the round of 16 for the first time since 2006, needs to score at least two goals to reverse the 2-1 home loss in the first leg and make a first quarterfinal appearance since 2003. Read More »

NFL Scouting Combine: EDGE winners, losers from Sunday

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The defensive backs will go through drills on Monday on the final day of the combine. The former Ohio State Commit-turned-Auburn Tiger's time was initially clocked at 4.31, which, for the while, matched the time of former Ohio State receiver Parris Campbell (who ran a 4.32 unofficially). Read More »

Mike Budenholzer Named Eastern Conference Coach of the Month | Milwaukee Bucks

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The Bucks have agreed to a four-year, $70 million contract extension with guard Eric Bledsoe that will keep him in Milwaukee through the 2022-23 season. Giannis posting a 10 point effort but cleaning up the glass with 14 rebounds at the end of three. The Bucks are now 48-14 and two-and-a-half games ahead of the Toronto Raptors for top spot in the Eastern Conference. Read More »

Trump celebrates North Dakota football champs with fast food

On Monday, athletes from North Dakota State University got served a massive fast food spread during their visit to the 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue - over one month after the Clemson Tigers found the same meal waiting for them. The team, expressing gratitude to Trump for hosting them, presented him with his own green and yellow Bison jersey, featuring the president's name and the number 45 on its back. Read More »

IN stuns No. 6 Michigan State to sweep season series

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We can hope that games like this fill the team with confidence and the players feel ready for the occassion while facing very tough opponents. Here's the final possession and the ensuing court storming. Morgan finished with seven points, 11 rebounds, four assists and three steals. Smith's been a great surprise this half, but it's not sustainable for IU. Read More »

Hail centurion: 'Special, magical' Federer reaches 100-title landmark

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The Swiss player needed just 69 minutes to triumph in Dubai for the eighth time, making it four tournaments at which he has earned eight or more titles. I don't know if Stefanos was born when I won my first title. "In a way I'm satisfied that I managed to get to the final because the conditions were really hard compared to Marseille". Read More »

Blazers centre Enes Kanter to skip Raptors game over visa concerns

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Trail Blazers: Slowed by foul trouble, C Jusuf Nurkic did not attempt a shot in five first-half minutes. The Trail Blazers further extended the Celtics' woes with a 97-92 win in Boston as 2.5-point underdogs on Wednesday night. Kanter has been an outspoken critic of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Portland will be without backup center Enes Kanter , who has immigration issues and an worldwide arrest warrant from Turkey. Read More »

Sweat blazes unofficial 4.42 40

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A recently surfaced picture of D.K. Metcalf had people wondering if it was real. Sweat, who measures 6-foot-6 and 260 pounds, recorded the fastest 40-yard dash time of any defensive lineman in Combine history. The question for Brian Burns coming into Sunday's NFL Combine workout in Indianapolis was whether the extra added weight he's packed on in recent months would slow him down. Read More »

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang misses injury-time penalty as Spurs and Arsenal draw

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The German's terrible display on the right-hand side not only allowed Danny Rose to get forward on multiple occasions, but his push on Harry Kane led to Spurs' equaliser in the second half. The result keeps Tottenham four points clear of their north London rivals in the race for the top four, ending a run of back to back defeats. Emery said, "They need to accept the decision". Read More »

Ferrari have the early advantage, admits Hamilton

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We might tweak it but that does take time, so I don't have an answer for you about when that will be". I think we have a pretty good package. "We'd like to be more reliable", Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto said. "We have no idea we really won't know until we get to the race". After Pierre Gasly's big crash yesterday afternoon it had seemed that Red Bull were packing up to leave, but they managed to work hard and get the vehicle ready for Max Verstappen to take out on track ... Read More »

Winx wins again as miracle run sets new world record

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The victory took her phenomenal winning streak to 31 races, and made if four straight Chipping Nortons. "The pace was very solid throughout and we had to make our way into the race", said her long-time jockey Hugh Bowman . In another era, the popular Happy Clapper and his equally popular trainer Pat Webster, would be hailed as champions, especially over the Randwick mile. Read More »

Kyrgios shrugs off Nadal criticism after Acapulco encounter

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Nick Kyrgios said he would not listen to criticism from Rafa Nadal , who accused the Australian of lacking respect "for the public, the opponent and toward himself". "We've played a handful of times, I've seen his matches this week", said Isner. "And the cramping was tough towards the end". "I'm different. Rafa's different". Read More »

Chelsea boss Sarri explains Kepa recall

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Maurizio Sarri has insisted that his ultimate goal is to guide Chelsea back into the Champions League after they have spent the current campaign competing in the Europa League . Chelsea made the most of their escape to take the lead in the 20th minute. I feel the same as before, but happier because the results are positive. Read More »

Liverpool waste chances, fail to take top spot after draw at Everton

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Pep Guardiola says his Manchester City side are "much, much better" than last season, despite being in a much tighter title race. "It was really hard to play any kind of football out there". " Manchester United away and Everton away are tough games, you are not going to win 3-0, 4-0 or 5-0 every week". It proved to be a smart move with Liverpool's Gini Wijnaldum having limited impact on the game in a crowded midfield. Read More »

Philadelphia Eagles may end up dealing with Antonio Brown in NFC East

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Brown, who turns 31 in July, owns an NFL-record six consecutive 100-catch seasons, but he frustrated the organization when he failed to show up for a workday in Week 17 and was benched for the season finale. Brown, whom the Steelers are now looking to trade, said he and Roethlisberger don't work out in the offseason together and have only been to each other's houses one time apiece. Read More »

Sportradar in global Major League Baseball deal

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The league has already begun experimenting with some of the new rules. In addition, Major League Baseball will also incorporate Sportradar's Integrity Services fraud detection system into its existing game integrity protection measures. Read More »

Roy Williams helped off court during UNC game

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Williams has been affected by episodes of light-headedness and vertigo in the past, including when he fell during a game in 2016. Clemson will give North Carolina a good fight in Littlejohn Coliseum, but the Tar Heels' offense will be too much for the Tigers and should improve to 14-2 in ACC play. Read More »

Manchester United 3-2 Southampton: Win 'like the old days' for Solskjaer

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That Stretford End will always suck a ball into the net for you. The Red Devils have been in imperious form since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took charge and it doesn't look like they are going to slow down any time soon. But ahead of a tough run of games that could be crucial for Solskjaer's hopes of earning the United job on a permanent basis, Chile global Sanchez may be facing another layoff. Read More »