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Sports Magic hire Weltman to head basketball operations
Author: 0 Magic hire Weltman to head basketball operations

Toronto was coming off five straight losing seasons before he joined team, and it has made the playoffs the last four years. The Bucks say they will make announcements about their front office staff in the near future. Jeff Weltman , a long-time NBA front-office executive and a key member of team president Masai Ujiri's braintrust, has been hired as the Orlando Magic's president of basketball operations.

Author: 0 Real Madrid: Watch Cristiano Ronaldo score record-breaking goals in La Liga

Second-placed Real are level on points with Barcelona , who lead because of their superior head-to-head record, but have a game in hand on their rivals. In 66 combined starts, they've scored 38 goals to go along with 26 assists - contributions from the bench that any team would envy. The La Liga season is drawing towards a tantalising finale as Real Madrid and Barcelona's respective title challenges go to the final day.

Author: 0 Celtic pride: Bradley's last-second shot stuns Cavs 111-108

Boston Celtics star guard Isaiah Thomas has visited one hip specialist and plans to see others. Bradley finished with 20 points for the Celtics , who also drew a career-best 27-point performance from Marcus Smart . "He's playing well for them", Bradley said. "And we're going to continue to play that way throughout the series". It was the result of a clever play Celtics coach Brad Stevens designed, one of three perfectly executed plays in the final two minutes that the Celtics ran ...

Sports World Cup disappointment for Newcastle pair as England fail to beat Guinea
Author: 0 World Cup disappointment for Newcastle pair as England fail to beat Guinea

Two minutes after escaping the danger, England captain Lewis Cook put his team on the board after his right-footed blast from outside the box beat Camara. Adam Armstrong scored the second goal and Freddie Woodman kept a clean sheet in the first group game. The Red Devils goalkeeper was turning out for England in a group stage meeting with Guinea.

Author: 0 Owners vote to push back LA's Super Bowl hosting date

The NFL requires stadiums to be open for two full years before hosting a Super Bowl . Los Angeles will have to wait a little bit longer to host its next Super Bowl . "The continuing rains really knocked us for a loop", principal in charge Bob Aylesworth said in an interview with the Los Angeles Times about the construction.

Author: 0 Penguins strike early, rout Senators 7-0 to take 3-2 lead

In Game 1, the Senators took five minor penalties, including four in the first period. He has had a nice two-game stretch in net and the Pittsburgh scorers are finding the net again. Second-pairing defenseman Cody Ceci also left Game 5 early. So how can the Senators win Game 6? "The score wasn't what we wanted". "We all need to move on from this pretty quick".

Sports Harry Kewell takes charge at Crawley Town
Author: 0 Harry Kewell takes charge at Crawley Town

In the just completed 2016-17 campaign, the Red Devils finished 19th in the 24-team English fourth-tier. Harry Kewell salutes the Leeds fans at the final whistle back in May 2001. The appointment, announced by Crawley Town on Tuesday, will be Australian worldwide Kewell's first senior managerial position since hanging up his boots three years ago.

Author: 0 Chelsea's Conte named Manager of the Year - LMA

It is no secret that Conte will be looking to win back-to back titles. Winning a trophy for the first time in his career since joining Chelsea , the Nigeria global was at his usual best as Chelsea rounded off the league season in style; defeating already relegated Sunderland 5-1 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Sports Proficient on both offense and defense, Golden State only lacks empathy
Author: 0 Proficient on both offense and defense, Golden State only lacks empathy

It was down to 20 after a Dwayne Dedmon dunk, but that was as close as San Antonio would get the rest of the game. "He was sitting nicely on the sidelines". Klay Thompson , still struggling to find his steady shooting touch, had 11 points, six rebounds and four assists. San Antonio's depleted offense was led by Jonathon Simmons with 22 points.

Author: 0 Double success for Antonio Conte at LMA awards

While Chelsea's run towards the Premier League crown was relentless, Mauricio Pochettino's squad were also gathering a head of steam which in any other season would probably have seen Spurs finish as champions. Terry appeared for the Blues for the 717th time , starting in the Premier League for the sixth time this season. Terry announced last month that he would be leaving Chelsea after 22 years following a peripheral role this season, but he leaves as a Premier League champion.

Sports Doesn't travel to Ottawa for Game 6
Author: 0 Doesn't travel to Ottawa for Game 6

Fleury had been stellar in the playoffs before Game 3 on Wednesday night when he surrendered four goals on just nine shots before being replaced by Murray. Forward Kyle Turris believes channeling some of that success will help them turn the tables on the Penguins and earn a trip to the Stanley Cup final.

Sports Twice champion Kvitova set for Wimbledon after stabbing
Author: 0 Twice champion Kvitova set for Wimbledon after stabbing

Kvitova's representative Katie Spellman told Press Association Sport that the 27-year-old could also return at the French Open, which starts in Paris next week. She had meant to return at the French Open but couldn't recover in time for second Grand Slam. Kvitova also has a chance to compete in the French Open next week, but there hasn't been word on whether she has made a decision to.

Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool are back where they belong

The 3-0 win over Middlesbrough on the final day of the season secured fourth place and a return to Europe's elite club competition for only the second time in eight seasons. But he has faced protests from Arsenal supporters this season, calling for him to quit. "We have got loads of quality in the side to create chances and score goals and everyone in the dressing room is hungry for success".

Author: 0 Judge Agrees to Toss Hernandez Murder Conviction

A MA judge ruled to clear former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez of his murder conviction Tuesday after Hernandez committed suicide . Garsh did not oversee Hernandez's 2013 trial. Hernandez's attorneys praised the judge's decision and declined to answer reporters' questions on whether it would have any influence on civil lawsuits by the families of the men he was accused of murdering.

Sports NFL Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead in Orlando, police say
Author: 0 NFL Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead in Orlando, police say

A banner honoring Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman and Pro Football Hall-of-Famer Cortez Kennedy hangs Tuesday, May 23, 2017 , next to a banner honoring offensive tackle Walter Jones at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Former Miami coach Jimmy Johnson wrote on Twitter that Kennedy was a fun loving person and one of the most talented players he ever coached or recruited.

Author: 0 National Football League owners eliminate first roster cut-down period

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell also announced Tuesday that the league is relaxing on the fines for touchdown celebrations. That means they can get more film out there for other teams which is a good thing. Previously, teams could have one player who was placed on IR return after at least eight weeks, meaning that IR was no longer permanent for the remainder of the season.

Sports Nike Makes Odell Beckham Jr
Author: 0 Nike Makes Odell Beckham Jr

Various outlet reported the deal is worth $25 million over five years. Neither parties have spoken on Beckham's absence or if he will attend any of the 10 OTAs. He will make $8.459 million next year after the Giants picked up the fifth-year option on his initial contract. According to reports, OBJ/Nike have come to terms on a multi-year worth almost $30 million and ultimately ended a potential Adidas bidding war.

Author: 0 Svitolina surges to No. 1 in race with Italian Open title

Zverev dominated against his more illustrious opponent and ran out the 6-4 6-3 victor in the Italian capital to seal his first-ever Masters event at just 20 years of age. The Rome Masters is a key preparation event for the French Open, the clay court Grand Slam, which is due to begin on May 28 at Roland Garros in Paris.

Author: 0 David Luiz makes no secret of 'Double' dream with Chelsea

Terry will play his final game for the Blues at Stamford Bridge this Sunday before lifting the Premier League trophy. "If the right offer comes along I will sit down and consider it with my family - whether that's here or overseas". "I know sometimes players always want to play but I understand why I'm not playing much". But when substitute Cesc Fabregas put away the victor in the 88th minute, the stadium erupted once again in song for Conte, for Terry and for a title that had looked ...