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Pacers use balanced scoring to top 76ers


With Embiid in the lineup, Philadelphia should be laying points. -Tonight's loss in Philadelphia dropped them to No. 5, with the idle Washington Wizards passing them to jump into the No. Ben Simmons scored 20 points. That snapped a three-game winning streak for the Pacers, including a 105-96 victory over visiting Charlotte Monday. Read More »

Ozil signs long-term Arsenal deal


It is that superior speed that could be the key element for an Arsenal side short of pace following Theo Walcott's move to Everton . Indeed the two former Dortmund men are very good signings but even with their arrivals, you feel as though Wenger's team are still miles off the pace. Read More »

Jose Mourinho concedes Premier League title to Manchester City


Mourinho told a news conference on Friday: " I don't have good news ". Fellaini's deal ends on 1 July and the 30-year-old wants a sizeable increase on a salary thought to be around £120,000 a week. Jose Mourinho admits Manchester City are uncatchable in the Premier League title race but remains desperate to finish ahead of the chasing pack. "In the second-half I decided to make a change and bring [Marouane] Fellaini with different qualities than him, to try to be stronger in midfield with ... Read More »

CA won't set BBL player availability rule


Weatherald smashed 115 runs from 70 deliveries after Strikers captain Travis Head won the toss and elected to bat. "I think it's tough to have a single policy we set at the beginning of the season and that's it, I think what's been good is the selectors have flexed and taken each moment into consideration". Read More »

Moss, Owens, Bruce: quite the wideout collection

Among his NFL honors, he was voted to eight NFL Pro Bowls , was named the Associated Press and The Sporting News Defensive Rookie of the Year (2000), NFL Defensive Player of the Year (2005), and was named the Ed Block Courage Award victor for commitment to sportsmanship and courage (2012). Read More »

Sam Allardyce: 'Every Everton player was crap against Arsenal'


Allardyce pulled no punches in his post-match assessment of the performance, and he once again laid into his players during his press conference. Should the ex-Dortmund striker miss out, Alexandre Lacazette will be afforded a crucial chance to stake his claim for permanent inclusion ahead of his new teammate. Read More »

Flying start for new Arsenal signings against Everton


Arguably, a defensive showing as abject as the ramshackle interpretation offered by Everton in the first half deserved such ill fortune. Arsenal is five points from the four Champions League places in sixth place, while Everton is 10th. Read More »

Jokic pulls through in clutch as Nuggets hold off Warriors in Denver


What does Nuggets coach Michael Malone see as the key items? "We were definitely sloppy", Durant said. I rarely even send a tweet, let alone delete one, so I gave it to DeMarco. Golden State still had enough weapons to get by Sacramento, but Denver won't be as easy. The Nuggets have proven no easy task already for the Warriors, having beaten Golden State 96-81 in Oakland on December 23. Read More »

Hideki Matsuyama misses out on chance for Phoenix hat-trick


Yesterday we started on the back and got off to a decent start there and then cooled down a little on the front. Been able to work out again. "Pretty close to a hundred percent healthy, so we're ready to go". "That is the biggest scoring opportunity on the golf course". "I'm happy to be in contention", Mickelson said. The greens are very receptive, so even out of the rough I can hit some high shots and get them to stop on the greens. Read More »

Fowler, DeChambeau share PGA Phoenix lead


The 25-year-old is seeking a rare three-peat at the US$6.9 million (S$9.1 million) tournament, and knows he will join Arnold Palmer (1961-63) as the only players to have won it three times in a row if he triumphs tomorrow. "If not, I hope to have the same positive energy we had today". Westwood in contention at Maybank: Lee Westwood couldn't emulate his second-round 62 but did enough Saturday to stay in contention at the Maybank Championship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, after shooting a 70 ... Read More »

Isaac Bruce not in Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018

The weekend will start with the Hall of Fame Game on Thursday, Aug. 2, with the Enshrinees' Gold Jacket Dinner following on Friday, Aug. 3, which will be broadcast on the NFL Network. He was second in tackles, second in sacks, first by a mile in forced fumbles, first in fumble recoveries, and second in interceptions, but way behind Ed Reed in the interception department. Read More »

2nd ODI: India restrict Proteas to low total

We were chasing 270 and knew it was a par score on that wicket . Fans in India will be able to catch the live action of India vs South Africa second ODI match on Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 1 HD and Sony Ten 3, Sony Ten 3 HD. However, he claimed figures of 0/48 from his 9.3 overs, with Kohli in particular playing him well. 2 uncapped ODI players in the South African squad - Lungi Ngidi and Khaya Zondo. Read More »

Jose Mourinho tells Marouane Fellaini to "shut up" and sign new deal

He has a problem in his knee - it's the same knee [as previous injuries] but not the same location. But it's not the end of the season, not at all. He returned in January before hobbling off against Tottenham. "It's very important to do better than last season and try to win something and, if not, do better", Mourinho said. It's a small intervention in his external meniscus and I want to believe that by the end of March he can be back. Read More »

Tom Brady Wins 2017-18 NFL MVP Award: Latest Comments and Reaction


The New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman accepted the award on Tom Brady's behalf at the NFL Honors awards ceremony in Minneapolis , Minnesota. McVay earned 35 first-place votes while Zimmer finished with 11. Eric Edholm's story on McVay, who made believers quickly in turning Rams' fortunes around . Read More »

Pep Guardiola Sets New Benchmark For Petty Premier League Nonsense


Ten minutes later Burnley almost equalised when Ben Mee broke through on goal, but he was superbly thwarted in a one-on-one with the City goalkeeper. I said, 'I can't, you're Sergio Aguero . Burnley retained a threat on the break and they nearly snatched an equaliser when Lennon's thunderous shot was touched onto the post by Ederson . Read More »

Ohio State Basketball vs. Illinois: Preview and prediction


Their best chance of taking down any of the three would be tomorrow against the Buckeyes, whom they will have to hope is already looking ahead to their matchup with the Boilermakers on Wednesday. A close win over IN was followed by a massive blowout of Rutgers. "I think everyone stepped up". "That's not to say you can still be ready and lose the game because they present a lot of problems". Read More »

Lauda: How stupid can they be?


Three-time world champion turned team boss Lauda is among those who have criticised the decision, calling it a "stupid" move and arguing for a mix of genders in the grid role instead. So this is a decision against women". Jacob Rees-Mogg has said he is glad practices such as using so called "grid girls" are fading out after a ban by Formula One. Read More »

José Mourinho tells Marouane Fellaini to 'shut up' and sign United deal


Mourinho said at a news conference today that United "have to try to finish second" but Guardiola immediately responded by saying all was still to play for. "It will be tough". "We have to avoid fouls, we have to control the second balls and long balls to (Ashley) Barnes in the box". "They are masters, maybe one of the best teams in the Premier League in this style". Read More »

Australia push NZ sevens into fourth place in Hamilton


But Fiji marched on to the final on Sunday after flying out of the blocks. But tries to Vilimoni Koroi and Ravouvou turned it around late on. Fiji led 7-5 at the break after a tense exchange of possession, but New Zealand then hit the front for the first time when Koroi broke clear to score under the posts. Read More »

Rams' Gurley is Offensive Player of the Year

Moss and Owens were two of the most dynamic receivers of their time, but also lightning rods because of an inability to get along well with teammates and coaches at times that led to each playing for five teams in their careers. When it comes to the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday night at the 2017 NFL Honors, they have simply stolen the show. In winning defensive honors, Donald's 23 votes beat out Calais Campbell (17 votes) and Chandler Jones (5 votes). Read More »

People Plunge into Freezing Water to Support Special Olympics


But a few seconds of the cold means the Special Olympics gets the funding it needs for special athletes each year. Special Olympics Indiana's signature fundraiser, the Polar Plunge is a series of exhilarating events held each winter in which individuals and teams courageous the elements by taking an icy dip to demonstrate their commitment to the cause. Read More »

Cats fail to come back and lose first-ever game to Missouri


Jordan Barnett and Kassius Robertson led the way with 16 points apiece, with 12 of Barnett's points coming in the second half . Junior forward Kevin Puryear scored 7 points in Missouri's 69-60 win over Kentucky. The Wildcats cut the lead 33-32 on Jalen Knox's layup with 16:14 remaining. The two points extended Missouri's lead to 67-60. Kentucky was just 6 of 30 on field goals, including 0 for 10 from 3-point range. Read More »

Duke vs. St. John's College Basketball Predictions Against The Spread


Eveything about the nonconference game Saturday between fourth-ranked Duke and St. John's in NY had the feel of an NCAA Tournament showdown. Marvin Bagley III committed six of them on his own. Duke led by 10 in the first half and trailed by 11 in the second. The last time Duke played St. John's was in 2015. The St. John's Red Storm are averaging 72.3 points on 42.1 percent shooting and allowing 70.9 points on 41.4 percent shooting. Read More »

Tom Brady wins third NFL MVP award, becomes oldest victor ever

At 40 years of age, he is also the oldest MVP in National Football League history. Brady proceeded to go on one of the most epic tears for an offensive player in MI history and topped it off with what could be the school's greatest 3-game performance by a quarterback. Read More »

UFC 222 explores options for main event after Max Holloway injury


As a result, Holloway instead fought Jose Aldo in a rematch. The two were set to do battle at UFC 222 on March 3 in Las Vegas, but an injury to the champion could be putting a stop to the main event fight. MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani added the fight has been cancelled after Holloway suffered a leg injury. With Max Holloway injured, the UFC will be scrambling to find a fight replacement for the pay-per-view that is roughly four weeks away. Read More »

Jose Mourinho admits title is lost


Manchester City scored their 100th goal in 38 games in all competitions this season (now 101) - they've reached this figure in each of their last five campaigns, only doing so quicker in this time in 2013-14 (34 games ). "I told him yesterday: 'Sign the contract and shut up, '" said Mourinho. After a great start to their first ever Premier League season, the Terriers have struggled of late and are without a win in their last seven league games since beating Watford 4-1 at ... Read More »

Di Biagio offered Italy national job on interim basis


A report in the Daily Telegraph claims that Chelsea's board still believes that Chelsea have a lot to fight for till the end of the season. The only thing I can say is I have 18 months of contract with Chelsea , and my will and desire is to stay here and continue our work. Read More »

Former Raines star Brian Dawkins makes Pro Football Hall of Fame


Lynch, one of the greatest players in Tampa Bay Buccaneers history, was a finalist for the fifth year in a row and has been on the Hall ballot each of the last six years. "There are a lot of guys that can run fast in a straight line, but the athleticism he showed for a guy that size, off the charts", Blache said. That year, the Bears allowed the fewest points of any team in the NFC. Read More »