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Sport Ben Simmons Leads 76ers To First Playoff Win
Author: 0 Ben Simmons Leads 76ers To First Playoff Win

Ben Simmons became the first Sixer ever to register a points-assist triple-double in his playoff debut. Veteran guard Marco Belinelli has a team-high 13 points off the Sixers' bench. Redick's 3-pointer in the opening minute of the fourth quarter gave Philadelphia a 96-80 lead. The 76ers scored the final six points of the first quarter as part of an 18-3 surge that saw them take a 41-38 advantage with 8:14 left in the half.

Sport Mohamed Salah hits 30 in style as Liverpool beat Bournemouth
Author: 0 Mohamed Salah hits 30 in style as Liverpool beat Bournemouth

Mohamed Salah may have scored his landmark 40th goal of the season for Liverpool , but Jurgen Klopp was also enthused about his team taking their tally to 121 in all competitions. Jurgen Klopp says Mohamed Salah's record-breaking goalscoring form is a "win-win situation" for both the Egypt global and Liverpool . Liverpool reached 70 points after a 20th league victory of the season at home to Bournemouth .

Author: 0 Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox, 4/14/2018 Prediction & Odds

The Baltimore Orioles enter Fenway Park for the first time in 2018 as they open a four-game series against the American League East-leading Boston Red Sox . - Alex Cobb knew the Boston Red Sox would present a hard challenge in his season debut Saturday, but the Orioles right-hander was confident he had done everything he could over the season's first few weeks to be ready for the American League's most unsafe lineup.

Sport Aaron Judge Breaks Up Rick Porcello's No Hitter in the Seventh Inning
Author: 0 Aaron Judge Breaks Up Rick Porcello's No Hitter in the Seventh Inning

After the brawl , Kelly and Austin were ejected, as well as Yankees third-base coach Phil Nevin and Yankees relief pitcher Tommy Kahnle. Hanley Ramirez had to leave the game after getting hit on the wrist by a Gary pitch. "It made me wonder, too, if they were in their clubhouse watching the Padre-Rockie brawl and planted the seed for them and led them to think that that's why they should do", Cashman said.

Sport Saina Nehwal vs PV Sindhu CWG 2018 Match timing, TV Channel
Author: 0 Saina Nehwal vs PV Sindhu CWG 2018 Match timing, TV Channel

The 2010 Delhi Games champion Saina and 2014 bronze medallist Sindhu had clashed at the Senior National championship finals last November with the former having the last laugh after a gruelling match. With this win Saina, ranked 12th in the world, took her overall head-to-head record against Sindhu to 4-1. Saina's court coverage was also the more impressive of the two.

Sport Commonwealth Games 2018: What to look out for on the final day
Author: 0 Commonwealth Games 2018: What to look out for on the final day

The second half was less demoralising as the Bok women only let in one try, but by then the damaged had been done. However it wasn't enough for the English with the full-time whistle sounding soon after. After a long passage of play and some strong defence the Black Ferns sevens showed patience on attack to put Shakira Baker over in the right hand corner and extend their advantage to 19 points to 5.

Sport Kawhi Leonard: Officially ruled out for Game 1
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard: Officially ruled out for Game 1

But Curry's absence will force Durant to be more aggressive. The injury, which Curry suffered on March 23 (Mar. 24, PHL time ), has kept him out of the lineup since then. Dejounte Murray is quickly becoming one of the league's best guard defenders, an honor that Danny Green has held for years. Young chipped in three points in eight minutes as the Warriors cruised to victory.

Sport Wolves fans react to their promotion to the Premier League
Author: 0 Wolves fans react to their promotion to the Premier League

Wolves are only in action on Sunday against Birmingham City but, due to Fulham dropping points against Brentford , their promotion was secured. Nuno Espirito Santo's men have been quoted as 400/1 by bet365 to become champions in their first season back in the top flight - a feat no team has achieved since Brian Clough's Nottingham Forest won the title in 1977/78.

Sport Neymar reveals when he will return from injury
Author: 0 Neymar reveals when he will return from injury

Brazilian PSG's footballer Neymar Junior attends the photocall for the 2018 American Foundation for AIDS Research (amFAR) Gala Sao Paulo in Sao Paulo Brazil on Saturday. Emery is widely expected to be replaced by Thomas Tuchel at the end of the season, but the current PSG coach says he remains focused on results for now.

Sport Poulter hits the front as DeChambeau toils at RBC Heritage
Author: 0 Poulter hits the front as DeChambeau toils at RBC Heritage

England's Ian Poulter extended his recent run of form with a four-under-par 67 on Saturday that gave him a one-stroke lead heading into the final round of the RBC Heritage in SC. "I think that made me play more aggressively so I'm very happy with my round". Kim quickly erased the error from his mind - and the scorecard - with birdies on the next three holes to regain his lost shots.

Sport What happened in the Premier League on Saturday?
Author: 0 What happened in the Premier League on Saturday?

Zaha restored the two-goal advantage with a bullet header from Milivojevic's ideal cross and, in a frenetic opening 45 minutes, Jose Izquierdo struck with a fine finish for the visitors. But Palace keeper, Wayne Hennessey, held on to earn Palace their first home league win in three months. Huddersfield have won two of their past four league games at home after failing to win any of the previous five.

Sport Commonwealth Games 2018: India's medal winners on Day 10
Author: 0 Commonwealth Games 2018: India's medal winners on Day 10

The ring and its surroundings reverberated "Mary, Mary" as the 35-year-old mother of three took her bow at the Games and should be preparing right now to return home in a very happy frame of mind. Galal eventually won the bout 3-1 by a split decision in what was an extremely close contest. They are the official broadcasters of Commonwealth Games in India.

Sport Jets top Wild 3-2 in playoff opener
Author: 0 Jets top Wild 3-2 in playoff opener

You're looking for disaster there. "I don't think any team is going to walk through the playoffs and say, 'You know what?" The street party will be held before and during every home playoff game the Jets play. Winnipeg, which had 40 shots in the series opener, reached that mark with about seven minutes remaining in the second game. So did defensemen Nick Seeler and Ben Chiarot.

Sport Burnley fend off Foxes to boost Europa League hopes
Author: 0 Burnley fend off Foxes to boost Europa League hopes

Dyche's remarkable success has been built on a small, tight squad and meticulous preparation, things that would be severely tested by the Europa League. "It's very hard to get five wins on the trot so I'm very pleased overall". It is now a year since the Clarets were awarded a spot-kick, and Dyche said: "It's impossible, or at least improbable in modern football".

Sport Tiger Roll wins Grand National at Aintree
Author: 0 Tiger Roll wins Grand National at Aintree

Tiger Roll exhausted on the run-in as Pleasant Company (25-1) and David Mullins moved to challenge. Remarkably, Tiger Roll , owned by Gigginstown House Stud, was also the victor of the Virtual Grand National , a computer-simulated running of the race broadcast on ITV last night.

Sport Valverde impressed as Barca bounce back to set new La Liga record
Author: 0 Valverde impressed as Barca bounce back to set new La Liga record

We're focused. Obviously what happened in the Champions League was bad. However, they suffered a 3-0 defeat against Roma in the second leg of the quarter-final clash. Ex-Barcelona Player appeared first on The Herald Nigeria Newspaper . "We have a very competitive team and they will recover from this", Bartomeu said.

Sport Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City - Betting Tips and Predictions
Author: 0 Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City - Betting Tips and Predictions

City blew the chance to seal the title by losing 3-2 at home to local rivals Manchester United last weekend and was then dumped out the Champions League at the quarter-final stage 5-1 on aggregate by Liverpool in midweek. This hasn't happened since February 2016. Kane, on the hand other hand, has bagged 25 goals after the league awarded him with the goal (??) at Stoke City .

Sport Struggling Warriors ready for fresh start in postseason
Author: 0 Struggling Warriors ready for fresh start in postseason

After Durant returned from his own rib injury for the final eight games that overlapped with Curry's left knee injury, Durant averaged 24.8 points while shooting 47.8 percent from the field. In addition, Draymond Green, who was suspended for Game 5 a year ago, will be playing. "Last few games, we cared". Are the Warriors going to find their way this afternoon as they open the postseason versus the San Antonio Spurs? Veteran guard Manu Ginobili said that it will be critical for the ...

Sport Barcelona set new record by extending their unbeaten run to 39 games
Author: 0 Barcelona set new record by extending their unbeaten run to 39 games

Ernesto Valverde's side are now 14 points clear at the top of the table, before second-placed Atletico Madrid play their game in hand against Levante on Sunday. Gerard Pique hustled back to clear a goal-bound shot by Moreno early in the second half after Umtiti slipped and gifted Valencia a flawless opportunity to equalize.

Sport Wells Fargo (WFC) Holdings Reduced by DA Davidson & CO
Author: 0 Wells Fargo (WFC) Holdings Reduced by DA Davidson & CO

Vanguard Group Inc bought 1.73 million shares as the company's stock declined 16.98% with the market. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta Alberta Investment Management Corp decreased Anthem Inc (ANTM) stake by 0.83% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing.

Sport Premier League latest score, goals and updates
Author: 0 Premier League latest score, goals and updates

And there was still time for Roberto Firmino to add another late on with a lovely finish. He got it in the 69th, heading a Trent Alexander-Arnold cross over the leaping Begovic. Salah eclipsed Didier Drogba's record of 29 goals which was scored in the 2009-10 Premier League season. - Mohamed Salah is the eighth different player to score 30-plus goals in a single Premier League season - he is also the first African to do so.

Author: 0 Trump Strikes Syria (And the Possible Consequences)

The planes took off from an RAF base in Cyprus. The participation of British and French forces enables Trump to assert a wider worldwide commitment against the use of chemical weapons , but the multi-pronged attack carries the risk of Russian retaliation.

Sport NCAA approves football rule change aimed at decreasing kickoff returns
Author: 0 NCAA approves football rule change aimed at decreasing kickoff returns

But now, a returner may wave an arm for a fair catch anywhere between the goal line and 25-yard line and down the ball immediately, only to have the offense start at the 25-yard line. The new kickoff/kick return rule is the most significant in a handful of new rules that will go into effect during the 2018 season. The panel also approved rules regarding blocks below the waist and pace of play .

Sport Rafa Benitez urges Newcastle United to sign Kenedy from Chelsea
Author: 0 Rafa Benitez urges Newcastle United to sign Kenedy from Chelsea

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been unavailable to play in the Europa League since moving to Arsenal from Borussia Dortmund in January and comes into this match well rested. Rafa Benitez has urged Newcastle United to sign Kenedy on a permanent deal from Chelsea . "United have won their last three league games while the Gunners have actually lost their last four Premier League games on the road".

Sport Jason Roy's carnage guides DD to first win in IPL 2018
Author: 0 Jason Roy's carnage guides DD to first win in IPL 2018

One of these two teams, however, will lose Saturday's game, their third in a row, and that - for all of Mumbai's past escapades - will be a hard place to rebound from. Roy is on 71 off 40 balls. Neither their balling line up made a lasting impression. Roy was more brute force, striking clean to easily find the boundaries.

Sport Kyle Larson, David Ragan Fastest in Saturday Practices at Bristol
Author: 0 Kyle Larson, David Ragan Fastest in Saturday Practices at Bristol

Kyle Busch has finished on the podium in each of the last five Cup races. "It's been kind of frustrating a little bit for me on the Cup side since the (track surface) grind, but I think we are starting to get the hang of it now". "It's cool. Certainly any time you keep winning races and kind of keep moving up the ladder, it's really special", said Busch. Despite his strong effort Friday, Kyle Busch said a bigger test awaits.

Sport Box Office Report: Audiences Not Quite Warming Up To October
Author: 0 Box Office Report: Audiences Not Quite Warming Up To October

This is a rather unpleasant surprise since with Varun Dhawan's star power in there, one still expected a reasonably decent opening. October is also enjoying the benefit of having a solo release at the box office and the first week collections of the film is crucial as it will decide its lifetime collections before the mega release of Hollywood's Avengers: Infinity War .

Sport DeChambeau surges to halfway lead at Hilton Head
Author: 0 DeChambeau surges to halfway lead at Hilton Head

However, the two-time PGA Tour victor responded immediately with three consecutive birdies and added another five on his final nine holes, including at the last. That's seemingly the case this week. Poulter felt much the same after shooting a bogey-free 64 in his sixth consecutive week of golf after winning the Houston Open two weeks ago to qualify for the Masters.

Sport Wine warning: couple of glasses a night shortens life by two years
Author: 0 Wine warning: couple of glasses a night shortens life by two years

The old adage, "a glass a day keeps the doctor away", is a fallacy, according to a recent study. Researchers looked at 83 studies involving 600,000 people from 19 high-income countries, with nearly half of data coming from the UK. "Alcohol consumption is associated with a slightly lower risk of nonfatal heart attacks, but this must be balanced against the higher risk associated with other serious-and potentially fatal- cardiovascular diseases", cautioned lead study author Angela Wood from ...

Sport Joshua ready to fight Wilder for $50m
Author: 0 Joshua ready to fight Wilder for $50m

Immediately afterwards, he called out Wilder, the American who holds the World Boxing Council's heavyweight belt. "Look, if he really wants to make the fight why not say lets sit down and talk when you are in NY the week of the Danny Jacobs fight at the Barclays Center in NY?" Anthony Joshua says a heavyweight unification fight with Deontay Wilder "has to happen" for the good of boxing.

Author: 0 Vincent Kompany says Tottenham will bring out the best in Man City

They're only human, they can make mistakes. He could have won the Premier League title at its earliest ever date last week. Up first is title-chasing Manchester City , against whom he has averaged 0.33 goals per game, while Brighton (0) Watford (0.4) and Newcastle (0.17) have also restricted him to fewer than a goal a game.

Sport CWG 2018 | Vinesh Phogat wins gold in the Women's 50 kg category
Author: 0 CWG 2018 | Vinesh Phogat wins gold in the Women's 50 kg category

Vinesh Phogat is Haryanvi wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat's niece, and cousins of wrestlers Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari - both of them won gold in the 55 kilogram category in the Commonwealth Games . Commonwealth Games 2018 is coming to an end and on the tenth day, India would like to finish on a high note and finish with more medals in their kitty.

Sport CWG 2018 Table Tennis: Manika Batra-Mouma Das bag women's doubles silver
Author: 0 CWG 2018 Table Tennis: Manika Batra-Mouma Das bag women's doubles silver

Manika put up a dominating show against Singapore's Mengyu Yu to sweep the gold medal 4-0 (11-7, 11-6, 11-2, 11-7), adding to her yellow metal from the women's Team event at Gold Coast. After beating top-seed Tianwei Feng in the semi-final, Batra entered the final confidently and started well. In an extensive 71 minute encounter, Nehwal won 21-14, 18-21, 21-17.

Sport African On PFA Player Of The Year Shortlist
Author: 0 African On PFA Player Of The Year Shortlist

Liverpool forward Salah and Manchester City midfielder De Bruyne have been shortlisted alongside two of the latter's team-mates, Leroy Sane and David Silva , Tottenham striker Harry Kane and Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea.

Sport National Basketball Association bans Wizards guard Meeks 25 games for doping violation
Author: 0 National Basketball Association bans Wizards guard Meeks 25 games for doping violation

The suspension will be without pay and will likely lead into the 2018-19 regular season. Unfortunately, under the rules of the CBA, until the process plays out, I will be unable to participate in the playoffs. The Wizards, who entered the playoffs in the eight spot in the Eastern Conference, will be without Meeks who typically came off the bench. Meeks averaged 6.3 points in 77 games this season.Follow USA TODAY Sports' Sam Amick on Twitter.