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Sport Celtics Odds To Win NBA Championship Tumble With Kyrie Irving Out
Author: 0 Celtics Odds To Win NBA Championship Tumble With Kyrie Irving Out

This is the kind of news that nobody wants to hear, but it everything about the Irving injury suggests this is the safest way to go. With Gordon Hayward already out for the Celtics, this news couldn't be any worse for Boston. Winners of 12 games in a row, the Sixers have emerged as one of the hottest teams in the National Basketball Association since the All-Star break, and don't appear to be slowing down anytime soon, as Brett Brown has his eyes set on potentially earning the No.

Sport Here's what Kholi says on Shahid Afridi's Kashmir tweet
Author: 0 Here's what Kholi says on Shahid Afridi's Kashmir tweet

Afridi, in his tweet, questioned the United Nations and other worldwide bodies for taking no action on the ongoing bloodshed in the part of Kashmir which lies under the Indian territory. Joining the bandwagon of cricketers slamming Afridi for his controversial tweet on Kashmir issue, Indian batsman Suresh Raina called on the 38-year-old to rather ask Pakistan Army to stop terrorism and proxy war in Kashmir.

Sport It's Masters-mania and Tiger Woods is centre of attention
Author: 0 It's Masters-mania and Tiger Woods is centre of attention

At this year's tournament, the headliner is Woods, who has missed three of the past four Masters , including the past two, because of serious back problems. In most other sports they wouldn't contenders. Those influencers drove the amount of golf being played, people kept building golf courses and it couldn't go on forever.

Sport Common Wealth Games 2018: Gururaja opens India's account with silver in weightlifting
Author: 0 Common Wealth Games 2018: Gururaja opens India's account with silver in weightlifting

The 21st Commonwealth Games began yesterday with a sparkling ceremony at the Carrara Stadium in Gold Coat, Australia, and weightlifter P Gururaja picked up India's very first medal with a Silver in the men's 56kg category. If well begun is half done then the Indian women's hockey team had made the ideal start by making all the right noises even before reaching Gold Coast .

Sport The first annual Augusta National Women's Amateur Championship slated for 2019
Author: 0 The first annual Augusta National Women's Amateur Championship slated for 2019

It was Jones who built Augusta National with Clifford Roberts, and in 1934, chose to host an annual tournament, which would become The Masters. And it wasn't until 2012 that Augusta National admitted women for the first time, when former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice and SC financier Darla Moore were invited to become the first women in green jackets.

Sport Philadelphia To Host Villanova Championship Parade On Thursday
Author: 0 Philadelphia To Host Villanova Championship Parade On Thursday

Unlike the Philadelphia PD, which used Crisco and a hydraulic fluid before the National Football League title game and Super Bowl, respectively, Radner's grease is a bit of a mystery. Of course, there's some controversy surrounding whether the Wildcats' parade should be held in downtown Philadelphia, as some argue that Villanova (located about 17 miles outside downtown Philadelphia) is not a Philly school.

Sport Guardiola bemused by bus attack as City boss questions police
Author: 0 Guardiola bemused by bus attack as City boss questions police

Liverpool's attitude was basically to tear into City, and there are not many sides who would have been able to cope with that. City never really got to grips with it at all. He set up the third goal with an exquisite cross to Sadio Mane, who dissected the City defence to head past Ederson. Afterward, Klopp hailed his players for a fantastic first half, especially the first 30 minutes.

Sport BCCI media rights: Star wins auction for almost $1 billion
Author: 0 BCCI media rights: Star wins auction for almost $1 billion

The rights to Indian cricket were sold via an e-auction - the first of its kind in sport - that spanned three days. BCCI kept the first year's reserve price for TV rights at Rs 35 crore and for the next four years at Rs 33 crore. On Wednesday, the bids breached the Rs 6,000-crore mark amid intense bidding between Star India and Sony. The ₹6,032 crore bid has also created the record of ₹ 59.14 crores for the highest broadcast rights fee for any cricket match.

Author: 0 Mirabai Chanu starts India's golden run in Gold Coast

She then lifted more than double her body weight (103kg, 107kg and 110kg) in three successful attempts to claim the clean and jerk as well as the overall Games record. Before her performance in the Gold Coast , Anita Chanu, Mirabai's weightlifting coach and former Asian Games lifter, had said, "When I saw Mirabai, I thought she had quality, that she could get an worldwide medal in the future".

Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Washington Wizards - 4/5/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Assistant coach Larry Drew has led the Cavs in Lue's absence, during which the team has gone 8-1. In a statement, Lue said he "had chest pains and other troubling symptoms , compounded by a loss of sleep, throughout the year". "He's kind of been gradually getting back into it", Drew said on Tuesday. "So it's just a matter of him being more hands on now once he does get back".

Sport TJ Dillashaw, Cody Garbrandt Rematch Booked for UFC 227
Author: 0 TJ Dillashaw, Cody Garbrandt Rematch Booked for UFC 227

Dillashaw ever since he was knocked out by the reigning UFC Bantamweight Champion at UFC 217 back in November. The fight is expected to be announced soon and will be at UFC 227 in Los Angeles at the Staples Center. After reports from BJPenn.com's own Chris Taylor of negotiations taking place for a super fight between Dillashaw and flyweight champion, Demetrious Johnson going down, they would eventually fizzle out .

Sport Shohei Ohtani hits first major-league homer in debut at Angel Stadium
Author: 0 Shohei Ohtani hits first major-league homer in debut at Angel Stadium

The at-bat was much different than Ohtani's first against Kluber, who struck out the rookie looking on four pitches, the last a 92 miles per hour fastball on the outside corner. Garrett Richards (1-0) gave up two runs and one hit while striking out nine in 5 2/3 innings. However, after an official review it was ruled to have hit above the yellow line making it a home run for Rivera and bringing the score to 13-2 for the Angels .

Sport CL: Liverpool lose injured Salah after rampant start against Man City
Author: 0 CL: Liverpool lose injured Salah after rampant start against Man City

That's how we feel as well. "I played at the weekend like a defensive midfielder, so how you can compare me to an inside forward?" When he is 100% and in the zone then he can beat anyone. Salah went up to Watford goalkeeper and apologised for scoring four goals past him. I am really angry about people who make decisions in this league.

Sport 'Ritually unclean': Sumo body sorry after female medics told to leave ring
Author: 0 'Ritually unclean': Sumo body sorry after female medics told to leave ring

Tradition forbids women from entering the ring on the grounds that it is sacred and their presence, considered "unclean", would pollute it. A photo grab from a Youtube video shows women climbing up a sumo ring to treat Maizuru city mayor Ryozo Tatami, who collapsed while making a speech in a gym in Maizuru, Kyoto prefecture, Japan April 4, 2018 in this photo released by Kyodo.

Sport Zlatan Ibrahimovic sends FA Cup warning to Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic sends FA Cup warning to Jose Mourinho

Per the Manchester Evening News , Real would be interested in acquiring one or both players if they were made available by United. The Chile worldwide has scored two goals in 12 games in all competitions since his move to Manchester United .

Sport AJ Green thinks Odell Beckham trade would be 'stupid'
Author: 0 AJ Green thinks Odell Beckham trade would be 'stupid'

While the New York Giants reportedly are not actively shopping Beckham Jr ., one National Football League insider believes the star wide receive eventually will be packing his bags. Although a trade for Beckham seems like a possibility, it does not seem very likely. Patriots' coach and executive Bill Belichick now has two first-round picks - No.

Sport Fanning's fairytale ends as Ferreira spoils the party at Bells Beach
Author: 0 Fanning's fairytale ends as Ferreira spoils the party at Bells Beach

Fellow Australian Stephanie Gilmore will meet Hawaii's Tatiana Weston-Webb in the women's final. Fanning had been the centre of attention at Bells Beach and, most of all, he wanted to put on a show in his retirement event. Mick Fanning joined the world circuit at age 22 where he placed world number five. It was truly an incredible competitive career that saw Fanning at the forefront of surfers beginning to actively train and up their fitness game.

Sport Eagles sign former Packers tight end Richard Rodgers
Author: 0 Eagles sign former Packers tight end Richard Rodgers

The Philadelphia Eagles announced Wednesday that they've signed a one-year deal with the tight end. In four years with the Packers, the third-round draft pick from California made 120 catches for 1166 yards and 13 touchdowns, starting 24 of 63 games he played in.

Author: 0 Commonwealth Games 2018: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins first Gold for India

Her achievements went well past the CWG record of 175kg set by Nigeria's Augustina Nwaokolo in Delhi in 2010. She sent the crowd at the Carrara Sports Arena into a tizzy as she broke the Commonwealth Games record thrice in six minutes in Snatch, lifting 80, 84 and 86kg, which was also her personal best.

Sport Worldwide React to Ronaldo's Wonder Goal
Author: 0 Worldwide React to Ronaldo's Wonder Goal

The match held in Turin saw Real Madrid Club de Fútbol, commonly known as Real Madrid , win by a margin of three goals, guarantying the club's position in the semis; however, the fortunes were much different in the case of Juventus , which not only shed 7.9 per cent in market value but also dampened the team's chances of reaching the semis.

Sport Jordan Henderson: 'Brilliant' Anfield atmosphere lifted Reds past City
Author: 0 Jordan Henderson: 'Brilliant' Anfield atmosphere lifted Reds past City

Cans and at least one bottle were thrown at the bus as it drove along Anfield Road, the street running alongside Liverpool's stadium. "Hopefully it doesn't happen again". Until 2-0 we were there. I don't think it makes it more likely that we'll go through if I feel already we are through. Guardiola's side are wonderful, but not invincible.

Sport Dana White: Brock Lesnar is 'Coming Back' to the UFC
Author: 0 Dana White: Brock Lesnar is 'Coming Back' to the UFC

His contract with WWE will be ending soon and Lesnar has been hinting at a return to UFC . "I don't know when, but yes he is". Who should Lesnar fight in his anticipated UFC return? "Yeah, Brock Lesnar's coming back", White said .

Sport Rockies, CF Charlie Blackmon agree on multiyear extension
Author: 0 Rockies, CF Charlie Blackmon agree on multiyear extension

Instead, he'll remain with the club that drafted and developed him. The agreement announced Wednesday calls for a $2 million signing bonus payable within 30 days of the deal's approval by the commissioner's office, a $12 million salary this year and $21 million in each of the next three seasons.

Sport Spurs snap Rockets' 11-game win streak
Author: 0 Spurs snap Rockets' 11-game win streak

Home-court advantage - The Clippers haven't been particularly convincing at home - they're just 21-16 on the season - but they will nevertheless have a significant advantage just by virtue of being the home team against San Antonio. Parks Foundation. Tobias Harris finished the game with a team-high 31 points against their last opponent, the spurs. Marcin Gortat leads in rebounds with 7.6 while Wall tops in assists with 9.4.

Sport Man Utd legend: If Mourinho were chocolate, he'd eat himself
Author: 0 Man Utd legend: If Mourinho were chocolate, he'd eat himself

He has not been injured and, for his first season, I think he has been top drawer". Paul Pogba has insisted that he fully respects Jose Mourinho's decisions and has no problem with the Manchester United manager. United faced rivals Manchester City and LaLiga's Barcelona ahead of the 2017-18 campaign, and the Red Devils will return to American soil to meet America in Arizona on July 19 and the Earthquakes in Santa Clara three days later.

Sport A Status Yellow weather warning has been issued for eight counties
Author: 0 A Status Yellow weather warning has been issued for eight counties

Despite the heavy rain and impending cold front, there are no weather warnings yet in place for the country, but we imagine that could possibly change the closer we get to Wednesday night. A blustery day, in fresh to strong and gusty northerly winds. Met Éireann is warning of the risk of flooding as a result of the rainfall. "Lowest temperatures of -4 to 0C".

Sport Way We Beat Chelsea Was Class - Former Tottenham Star Still Buzzing
Author: 0 Way We Beat Chelsea Was Class - Former Tottenham Star Still Buzzing

But a sensational Christian Eriksen hit on the stroke of half time levelled matters, while Spurs then pressed the accelerator in the second half and scored twice through Dele Alli to record their first win at Stamford Bridge since 1990. Martin Cloake, the co-chair of the Tottenham Hotspur Supporters' Trust, said the results supported the view that gate receipts are increasingly irrelevant to financial success.

Sport Qantas under pressure over Folau's homophobic comments
Author: 0 Qantas under pressure over Folau's homophobic comments

Rugby Australia's major sponsor is under pressure to take action after Wallabies star Israel Folau's latest controversial statement about gay people. Gay rugby club, the Sydney Convicts, tweeted their disagreement with Folau's comment, but emphasised that rugby was not a homophobic sport on the whole.

Sport Sally Pearson expected to pull out of Commonwealth Games
Author: 0 Sally Pearson expected to pull out of Commonwealth Games

She did travel to the world indoor championships in Birmingham but was run out in the semi-final. It's a matter of how much pain I can be out of when I race. She received a huge reception from a packed Carrara Stadium crowd in doing so, with Pearson an immensely popular figure in Australian sport. After breaking her wrist in 2015, disaster was to strike in 2016 when she missed the Rio Olympics with Achilles and hamstring problems.

Sport Guardiola questions protection offered to attacked City bus
Author: 0 Guardiola questions protection offered to attacked City bus

Well aware that City demolished Liverpool 5-0 in the Premier League in Manchester in September, Klopp added: "It is only half-time". Liverpool will head to the Etihad for the second-leg later this week, commanding a three goal lead - and crucially, without conceding an away goal.

Sport Masters sleeper pick dislocates ankle celebrating hole-in-one, keeps playing
Author: 0 Masters sleeper pick dislocates ankle celebrating hole-in-one, keeps playing

Tony Finau isn't a master at celebrating. Finau turned and backpedaled toward the green, but turned his ankle and went down. Finau finished the nine-hole contest 1-under par. As you can see in the footage above, Finau falls to the ground and clutches his ankle before plucking up the courage to snap it back into place, as his children looked on.