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Sport Pelicans prepare to face Warriors in 2nd round
Author: 0 Pelicans prepare to face Warriors in 2nd round

But it was not to be. And with the New Orleans Pelicans waiting for the Warriors to wrap things up, the Dubs just need to end this unnecessarily long first round matchup and regroup before they head into what may prove to be a much more tedious playoff series.

Sport Is Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade retiring from the National Basketball Association?
Author: 0 Is Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade retiring from the National Basketball Association?

The veteran shooting guard gave his best advice to the young big man after a 4-1 series loss to the Philadelphia 76ers , which culminated with a 104-91 loss on Tuesday. Wade showed he can still bring it in the playoffs, and averaged 18 points during the series. In 2010, Wade joined forces with James and Bosh in Miami , and the "Big Three" won two titles in four seasons together.

Sport Commission On College Basketball Calls For Sweeping Reform
Author: 0 Commission On College Basketball Calls For Sweeping Reform

Along Tobacco Road, officials at Duke University, North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill thanked the Commission for laying the groundwork for change. The next stop would be the Division I Council, a group mostly made up of athletic directors, to craft legislation for implementation. NCAA president Mark Emmert says he wants reforms in place by August.

Sport England's Oxlade-Chamberlain will miss World Cup with knee injury
Author: 0 England's Oxlade-Chamberlain will miss World Cup with knee injury

England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was ruled out the World Cup on Wednesday after sustaining knee-ligament damage playing for Liverpool in the Champions League semifinals against Roma. "The season is not that long any more, so it doesn't look good". "I am a very positive person and hope it only feels bad, but all the medical department are quite concerned without a scan".

Sport NFL Draft: Mike Maccagnan and the Jets can't mess this up
Author: 0 NFL Draft: Mike Maccagnan and the Jets can't mess this up

The meet and greet will be from 7-9 p.m. during the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft . This is a dream pick for the Colts and an obvious one. Check out our NFL Draft support programming with Neil Reynolds, Jeff Reinebold, Solomon Wilcots, the Around the NFL guys and MMQB's Peter King who will give us their informed opinion on what to expect and what happens in Dallas next week.

Author: 0 Gronkowski Will Return for the 2018 Season

We can all look forward to seeing more Brady-to-Gronkowski touchdowns next season. For those wondering, the hashtag #bandsamakeherdance is a reference to "Bandz A Make Her Dance", a 2012 song by Juicy J and Lil Wayne . On Saturday, he further fueled that speculation by conducting an odd press conference during a Monster Energy Supercross event, which he was attending.

Sport How can you stop Mohamed Salah and Liverpool?
Author: 0 How can you stop Mohamed Salah and Liverpool?

Salah has surpassed all expectations since his then-club record 42 million-euro (£37 million, $52 million) move back to the Premier League last June and will face his old club in the first leg of Liverpool's Champions League semi-final on Tuesday.

Sport BidaskClub Upgrades Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) to
Author: 0 BidaskClub Upgrades Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) to "Buy"

Douglass Winthrop Advsrs accumulated 6,163 shares. (LMT)'s stock rose 6.55%. Sandler O'Neill upgraded the shares of GGP in report on Monday, February 26 to "Hold" rating. Fairfield Bush & CO. lifted its holdings in shares of Lockheed Martin by 34.5% in the 4th quarter. Big Money Sentiment decreased to 1.18 in 2017 Q4.

Sport Michael Vick to serve as offensive coordinator for Atlanta spring league team
Author: 0 Michael Vick to serve as offensive coordinator for Atlanta spring league team

Childress most recently served as offensive coordinator of the Kansas City Chiefs before retiring from the game. "It's always been a dream of mine, and now I have another shot". When the Alliance of American Football launches in early 2019, it will have some familiar faces leading its marquee franchises. "His connection with the city is undeniable, and his 13 years of National Football League experience will make him a tremendous asset to our team".

Sport Braves To Promote Ronald Acuna
Author: 0 Braves To Promote Ronald Acuna

The Braves likely stashed him at Triple A for as long as they did for service-time purposes, so Acuna will now be eligible for free agency after the 2024 season instead of 2023. In spring training, the Venezuelan slashed .432/.519/.727 with four home runs, 11 RBI and four steals over 44 at-bats. He started off slowly in Triple-A but picked things up over the past week with three multi-hit games over his past eight.

Sport Bills not expected to trade up to No. 2 pick
Author: 0 Bills not expected to trade up to No. 2 pick

Last year's festivities, held in Philadelphia, was a resounding success. Coincidentally, the two players the Giants could draft with this pick (assuming they don't take a quarterback ) are a running back and an edge rusher. Will Goff live up to the test of time as worth the No. 1 pick? But that's part of the fun, beauty, and artistry of the NFL Draft. Barkley signed with Roc Nation at the home of Jay Z, the founder of the entertainment company, a visit he called "one of the ...

Sport Top NFL Prospect Announces Birth Of Daughter Two Days Before Draft
Author: 0 Top NFL Prospect Announces Birth Of Daughter Two Days Before Draft

The hypothetical trade reportedly involved New York's first-round selection, the second overall pick in the draft. Not only would that add even more to their AFC East rivalry but many years from now could be considered one of the biggest tragedies to ever hit the Jets in a draft if it pans out in favor of the Bills and they end up selecting a future elite quarterback.

Sport IPL 2018: Siddarth Kaul reprimanded for breaching code of conduct
Author: 0 IPL 2018: Siddarth Kaul reprimanded for breaching code of conduct

Shikhar Dhawan was out with five runs and Saha was out with no runs. Mumbai had lost seven wickets but still had a reasonable target of 40 runs off 27 balls. They had also arrived here without their best bowler of the season, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and the unavailability of the duo provided a playing chance to Basil Thampi and Mohammed Nabi.

Sport IPL-2018: Chennai opt to field vs Bengaluru
Author: 0 IPL-2018: Chennai opt to field vs Bengaluru

Punjab's win over Delhi on Monday night has put them on top of the tally while SRH's surprise win over Mumbai Indians in yesterday's low-scoring match has gained them the third spot in the points table. Quinton de Kock (w), Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers , Mandeep Singh, Corey Anderson, Colin de Grandhomme, Washington Sundar, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal.

Sport Blazers swept by Pelicans, first team to go home in playoffs
Author: 0 Blazers swept by Pelicans, first team to go home in playoffs

McCollum has fared better, the team still does not have enough offense. And since four straight losses in late March almost pushed them out of the playoff altogether, the Pelicans have won nine straight games, including the franchise's first ever sweep.

Sport French tycoon held over Africa ports deals
Author: 0 French tycoon held over Africa ports deals

News of Vincent Bollore's arrest caused the group's stocks to fall over 4 percent to 4.26 euros in mid-morning Paris trading. Three other managers were being held for questioning alongside Bollore, the judicial source said, naming them as Groupe Bollore chief executive Gilles Alix, head of the worldwide division at advertising group Havas Jean-Philippe Dorent, and Francis Perez, the head of the Spain-based Pefaco company.

Sport AB de Villiers says 'winning Cricket World Cup won't define my career'
Author: 0 AB de Villiers says 'winning Cricket World Cup won't define my career'

The 34-year-old is eager to remain fit and healthy for next year's tournament and believes that there are many other moments of his career that will be more noteworthy than a world cup win. When it comes to World Cups, India have a 100% win record against Pakistan; but not in matches other than in World Cups. This final of the ongoing season will take place on May 27.

Sport Predators eliminate Avalanche in Game 6
Author: 0 Predators eliminate Avalanche in Game 6

Pushed throughout this series by a Colorado team that overcame a handful of key injuries to be a worthy opponent, the Predators displayed the form in the series clincher that made them the NHL's best team during the regular season. "They're built a lot like our team". "Anytime you win a series you're feeling confident", Predators forward Nick Bonino said. His unassisted wrist shot just 38 seconds into the second period made the score, 3-0 and totally silenced the Colorado crowd.

Sport Antonio Callaway tested positive for marijuana at National Football League combine
Author: 0 Antonio Callaway tested positive for marijuana at National Football League combine

The 2018 NFL Draft was already going to be somewhat of a roller-coaster ride for UF's Antonio Callaway , but it sounds like the prized receiver might have found himself in deep water yet again, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . In two seasons as a Gator, Callaway caught 89 passes for 1,399 yards and seven touchdowns. "Just know I'm not a bad person", he said at pro day. "I just gotta ...

Sport Jurgen Klopp Gives Update On Oxlade-Chamberlain Injury
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp Gives Update On Oxlade-Chamberlain Injury

However, the 24-year-old required lengthy treatment from the Liverpool medical team after suffering a knee injury while tackling Aleksandar Kolarov in the 18th minute. "There's not long left in the season anymore". "I'm a very positive person and still hope it only feels bad, but is not that bad". "Thank God Gini [Wijnaldum] played as well, fantastic".

Sport The 49ers' playoff chances will hinge on EDGE play in 2018
Author: 0 The 49ers' playoff chances will hinge on EDGE play in 2018

Therefore, with Rosen off the board, the Jets take Mayfield, an undersized yet cerebral signal caller who won the Heisman Trophy in 2017. But the Patriots haven't selected a quarterback in the first two rounds since they picked up Jimmy Garoppolo in the second round (62nd overall) in 2014.

Sport Atletico coach calls up Costa for Europa League semis against Arsenal
Author: 0 Atletico coach calls up Costa for Europa League semis against Arsenal

His current team, former players and fans alike will undoubtedly miss the 68-year-old. Vieira's New York City now head the table in the MLS Eastern Conference and he says he must "focus and concentrate" on the task at hand. Rice is a hugely popular figure at the Emirates, having played for the Gunners before going on to become Wenger's number two from 1996 to 2012. However, he recently announced that at the end of the season he would hand over his title to someone new.

Sport Marcus Smart To Return To C's Lineup Tonight For Game 5
Author: 0 Marcus Smart To Return To C's Lineup Tonight For Game 5

When Game 5 tipped off, the five-man unit that started for the Boston Celtics in the first four games of their opening round series against the Milwaukee Bucks had a slight adjustment. The Celtics, however, stayed at 72 for the first three minutes of the fourth, while Milwaukee closed the gap. All while the Bucks are working on cutting the C's lead to four.

Sport Columbus Blue Jackets: Your Stanley Cup dream is over
Author: 0 Columbus Blue Jackets: Your Stanley Cup dream is over

Make no mistake, as has been the case in these series since 2005, the show is all about Crosby vs. Ovechkin. This is the fourth playoff meeting between the two in the Ovechkin-Crosby era and prior to 2005, Pittsburgh and Washington met an additional seven times with the Pens coming out on top in six of them.

Sport Sixers extinguish Heat, advances to 2nd round
Author: 0 Sixers extinguish Heat, advances to 2nd round

The Philadelphia 76ers are through to the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs for the first time since 2012 after a 104-91 win over the Miami Heat in Game 5. In Game 4, Redick led the 76ers with 24 points en route to a 106-102 win in a game that Philadelphia trailed by four after three quarters. "It's something that's on and I want to continue to do that".

Sport Kentucky Derby hopefull Gronkowski to miss the Run for the Roses
Author: 0 Kentucky Derby hopefull Gronkowski to miss the Run for the Roses

The Pats may not be taking it seriously, either. Rob Gronkowski had a weird press conference this past weekend promoting Monster Supercross. There are a ton of jokes that can be made at Rob Gronkowski's expense here. Logan Mankins became the highest-paid guard in the National Football League after missing the first seven games of the 2010 season. Gronk was seen riding in style at the event which was held at Gillette Stadium.

Sport Milwaukee taco joint apologizes for being too busy to serve Giannis Antetokounmpo
Author: 0 Milwaukee taco joint apologizes for being too busy to serve Giannis Antetokounmpo

According to one fan, who Tweeted a picture of Antetokounmpo patiently waiting for a table after the Bucks " 104-102 win: "Dude just won Milwaukee a playoff game! Elsewhere, Bradley Beal scored 31 points, while John Wall had 27, and the Washington Wizards beat Toronto 106-98 to level their Eastern Conference series at two games apiece.

Sport Baker Mayfield 'definitely' in conversation for Browns' No. 1 pick
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield 'definitely' in conversation for Browns' No. 1 pick

Coming into the draft, the Patriots do have some needs on both sides of the ball, and their first two picks will give us an indication of what the Patriots might do in the second round, where they hold two more picks. John Dorsey referred to Mayfield as a "pleasant fella" during his Thursday news conference. If not, well, these are the bumbling Browns. "If it's a dynamic player at that position that is a game-changer, they're not going to take anything short of the mortgage for the ...

Sport Mike Francesa planning return to NY radio station WFAN, report says
Author: 0 Mike Francesa planning return to NY radio station WFAN, report says

On Tuesday, Bob Raissman of the New York Daily News ended a few days of speculation by reporting that Francesa will return "soon" to WFAN in the 3-7 p.m. Francesa's last show was December 15. Francesa rose to prominence when he began co-hosting WFAN's " Mike and the Mad Dog " with partner Chris Russo in 1989.

Sport FA apologises for Kane FA Cup tweet
Author: 0 FA apologises for Kane FA Cup tweet

The tweet, which went viral, has since been deleted. The tweet came in the moments after Smalling's United had come from 1-0 down to beat Tottenham 2-1 at Wembley and secure a date with Chelsea in the FA Cup final next month. " That's people's opinion and people will always look for something to say when you're maybe not firing at your best", added Kane. "Our mentality could be the difference, there's obviously a reason why we're falling short in the semi-finals, or in the big games", Kane ...

Sport Leeds United to visit Myanmar for pre-season tour
Author: 0 Leeds United to visit Myanmar for pre-season tour

Leeds are scheduled to play an All-Star XI in Yangon on May 9 and Myanmar's national team in Mandalay on May 11. The military has razed villages, killed men and abused women and children, resulting in more than 700,000 people fleeing over the border to Bangladesh.

Sport Tom Brady's Agent Says Quarterback Will Play In 2018
Author: 0 Tom Brady's Agent Says Quarterback Will Play In 2018

I met with coach today and informed him I will be back for the 2018 season with the Pats . "Looking forward to another championship run". The star tight end said after the Super Bowl that retirement was a possibility. Schefter also added that Gronkowski would not be traded this season. "The lack of any official word from Brady, either privately or publicly, has left some to admit that, while they do believe he will play in 2018, they can not say that for sure", Schefter wrote.

Sport James Rodriguez Was Depressed After Leaving Real Madrid - Juup Heynckes
Author: 0 James Rodriguez Was Depressed After Leaving Real Madrid - Juup Heynckes

Colombia global James Rodriguez , who left Madrid last summer, is now at Bayern and Zidane said: " James will be motivated as he is a footballer and will want to do well, but not to show anything to me or anything like that ". "There are world-class players on both sides". "It's really sad that a player such as Buffon, who has achieved so much in his career, and for whom the Juventus players probably went the extra mile because he's been at Juventus for nearly all of his playing career, has ...

Sport EPL: Why Ancelotti might not replace Wenger at Arsenal
Author: 0 EPL: Why Ancelotti might not replace Wenger at Arsenal

However, I think that he likes the idea of being the national team manager." . Ancelotti, who has managed teams to league title triumphs in Italy , England, France and Germany, will have to lift a nation who failed to qualify for this summer's World Cup.