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Horford, Irving lead way as Celtics cruise past slumping Timberwolves


Boston became the second team in the league to clinch a playoff berth this season after the Toronto Raptors did so with a win over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday. Leading 86-74 after three quarters, the Celtics managed to repel the Timberwolves' rally bid. Nemanja Bjelica had a career-high 30 points on 11-16 shooting from the field, and 6-9 from three (also a career high). Read More »

Tom Brady Raised $7.5 Million for Charity By Shaving His Hair


He may not have walked away from the Super Bowl a victor, but Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is still a victor in our eyes. The caption next to the post read, "They call me Buzzy..." Tom Brady reacted as he got his head shaved. Barbers from New Era Barbershop in Boca Raton donated their time to help make it happen. It was for a good cause - "Saving by Shaving", a now-annual event in Boston held to benefit the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, one of the country's premier cancer-treatment ... Read More »

Broncos trade CB Aqib Talib to the Rams


With Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees and Carson Wentz all in the conference, a Talib-Peters tandem is what they'll need to get to the Super Bowl . Talib played four seasons in Denver, where he led the vaunted "No Fly Zone" secondary. There may not have been anyone closer to Talib than the man who lines up with him on every down on the other side of the field. According to 9News , the AFC rival Patriots are one team in the mix for a potential Talib deal. Read More »

Le'Veon Bell Says He Will Not Sit Out This Season


He skipped offseason workouts and training camp last summer before signing the tender on the eve of the regular season. On Tuesday, the Steelers informed Bell they would designate him as their franchise-tag player for the second season in a row. Read More »

Aaron Gordon After Controversial Loss to Lakers: Refs 'Gave Them the Game'


NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. And Orlando was deservedly frustrated with how the game ended. Orlando head coach Frank Vogel vehemently argued with officials and personnel at the scorer's table before slamming his clipboard on the table in protest as the ruling was made on the court. Read More »

Royals Working Toward Short-Term Deal With Mike Moustakas


The deal is so cheap that I kept waiting for Passan to say he had made a typo and that Moustakas was getting $15.5 million in 2018 rather than $5.5 million. The Royals signed Lucas Duda and Jon Jay in the last week for the same reason - to ensure that players who are still trying to establish themselves in the major leagues aren't overexposed in a young lineup. Read More »

LeBron takes over in 'closing time,' scores last nine points for Cavs


Remember back when there was a whole subset of basketball fans who believed deep down in their hearts that LeBron James didn't have that "killer instinct?" James is averaging close to a triple-double per game with 30 points, 9.8 assists and 9.7 rebounds after playing in all 64 of the Cavs' games this season. Read More »

Manchester City vs. FC Basel 2018 live stream


Elyounoussi equalised for Raphael Wicky's men in the 17th minute after Gabriel Jesus opened the scoring, before he turned provider in the second half as Michael Lang netted the victor. In his post-match press conference, Guardiola fumed about how his team "forgot to play" in their defeat, and said that what they produced wasn't football. Read More »

Kwadwo Asamoah eyes Champions League final berth for Juventus


We are part of the history of this competition. "The history is important, with experience it is important and we used our skill". They are lacking this little edge you need to win games like this, maybe. They also offered more ammunition to those who say Tottenham , for all their worthy progress under coach Mauricio Pochettino since his arrival in 2014, fall just short when it really matters, when the stakes are highest. Read More »

Collin Sexton Keeps Alabama's NCAA Tournament Hopes Alive


For the season, Alabama has defeated opponents by an average of 2.7 points. Jay Jay Chandler came in off the bench for Starks and gave the Aggies some solid minutes; however, the Aggies missed Starks' scoring ability. Sexton proved to be too potent for the Aggies, who struggled to stop him in the second half. Despite the loss, Sexton was the game's leading scorer with 23 points. Read More »

Riyad Mahrez keen on forcing move to Roma?


The Foxes favourite slapped in a transfer request in January shortly before Manchester City had a £60million offer, plus Patrick Roberts, thrown out by Leicester, who valued the 27-year-old at £90million. The Algerian global subsequently skipped training, effectively going on strike in protest at what he considered to be Leicester denying him a dream move he has been promised for several transfer windows. Read More »

Firmino Wants PL Team In UCL


Liverpool advanced to the quarter-finals of the Champions League on Tuesday night with a 5-0 aggregate victory over FC Porto and fans were delighted with the performance of an experienced midfielder on social media. "You know Juventus have got that know how which would concern me". They would need a score draw away against Barcelona greater than 1-1 or a win at the Camp Nou to progress a week on Wednesday. Read More »

Khloe Kardashian Reveals All Her Hopes For Daughter

But I'm not seating it because I'll get back on track". Khloe Kardashian is starting to come up with possible names for her baby girl , and she hinted that he might stick with the "K" name tradition started by her mom, Kris Jenner , when naming all five of her daughters. Read More »

Here Are The Absurd NFL Combine Questions Teams Asked Derrius Guice


National Football League team officials might argue, weakly, that the combine interviews aren't technically job interviews, and team officials have long contended privately that the questions they ask players at the combine are not about discrimination but rather trying to see how they respond to uncomfortable situations. Read More »

Former Tar Heels' voice passes away

Baseball Museum Celebrity Golf Tournament and the Wilson Hot Stove banquet. Durham grew up a Tar Heel fan himself and graduated from Chapel Hill in 1963. "His influence on me and my career is vast". For those of us who knew Woody, we knew he put in as much preparation for each game as did the players and coaches. Read More »

Champions League: Higuain-Dybala inspire Juventus to complete sensational comeback at Wembley


We are part of the history of this comp. "They always create many chances and score so much, but they miss something at the end". "We believe in the history - we saw it yesterday between Paris and Real". "No lack of experience, no lack of concentration", the Argentine, whose side are fourth in the Premier League after an unbeaten run stretching back to December, said. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard putting himself through insane workouts, close to return


I don't feel like (there) was friction. I talk to Pop every day. "He knows what the progressions were, he knew what I am doing the whole entire time". (The pain) is diminishing. Leonard has been nursing a right quad injury that has sidelined him all season. "It's hard to explain, but I am definitely better". Read More »

Champions League: Spurs lose quarter final ticket to Juventus


Chiellini argued that Juventus's triumph was built on their superior knowhow. "It's the history of Tottenham ", added the 33-year-old Italy worldwide. Harry Kane , second from left, watches as his header hits the post as Gianluigi Buffon of Juventus dives during the Champions League match. Allegri masterminded Juve's win over Spurs at Wembley. Read More »

Hot Rockets net 16th straight win


The Thunder closed the gap to three in the opening minutes of the third quarter, but the Rockets dominated the rest of the way and led 87-74 at the end of the period. To Harden's credit, he does do a good job at drawing fouls on pull-up jumpers and plays in which he drives to the hole. Paul George had 17 points while New Zealand's Steven Adams chipped in with 16. Read More »

McLaren F1 finds new ways to struggle in Barcelona tests


A wheelnut failure limited mileage on the first day of testing before the exhaust fried the wiring loom on the second day thanks to a clip worth £2 breaking at the rear of the vehicle. There is some adjustment. "So I am not too stressed about the laps we lost today". Allison, too, felt there was more to come from a team so used to heavily upgrading their auto as the campaign progresses. Read More »

CL: Sergio Aguero is at his best, says Manchester City boss

Raphael Wicky hailed a "very special" win for Basel after his side beat Manchester City in the Champions League . "They respect the philosophy we build and the football we play", he said. Teenager Foden makes his third start of the campaign in all competitions, while Gabriel Jesus makes his first start since recovering from a knee injury. Read More »

Tv channel, start time, odds, preview Big 12 Tournament


The Jayhawks will be playing in Wichita in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The early-season success should be enough to hang on to an NCAA Tournament berth, but Oklahoma has been trending in the wrong direction for weeks. It only takes one player getting confused for the defense to break down, Dixon said. BC-BKC-Big 12 Tournament, 115Brutal Big 12 Tournament could decide NCAA tourney fatesAP Photo TXBT112, NY157, OKKP111Eds: APNewsNow. Read More »

Nidahas Trophy 2018: Sri Lanka beats India by 5 wickets


Though they are without talisman Shakib al Hasan, underestimating the Bangladesh tigers is always a mistake, for when you take them lightly is when they strike the hardest. The Lankans did well to restrict India to 174 runs, and then chased down the target with utmost ease, courtesy Kusal Perera's 66-run innings. 13 wickets for Yuzvendra Chahal, joint-most in India-Sri Lanka T20Is. Read More »