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Sports Russell Westbrook and Damian Lillard Do Battle in Portland
Author: 0 Russell Westbrook and Damian Lillard Do Battle in Portland

Oklahoma City led 101-94 inside six minutes to play, then went almost five minutes without a point as Portland scored 16 in a row to go ahead 110-101. The Thunder carried an 85-81 edge into the final period. During a promotion between the third and fourth quarters, a fan - Peter Crum from Beaverton, Ore.

Author: 0 West Indies v England: Eoin Morgan's 10th ODI century gives tourists victory

England ODI captain Eoin Morgan insists his team will continue to play with aggression when they take on West Indies this month. Earlier, the start was delayed by 30 minutes because of rain and West Indies , who chose to bowl first, made good use of the overcast conditions to pick up a couple of early wickets.

Sports Major League Baseball rule changes make Justin Verlander a trivia answer
Author: 0 Major League Baseball rule changes make Justin Verlander a trivia answer

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred had hoped for more radical pace-of-game changes, but the union did not agree to raising the bottom of the strike zone, pitch clocks or limits on trips to the mound. Regulations on pitchers' wind-ups and deliveries: " A pitcher may not take a second step toward home plate with either foot or otherwise reset his pivot foot in his delivery of the pitch ." .

Sports Revis & Mangold Released; NY Jets Podcast
Author: 0 Revis & Mangold Released; NY Jets Podcast

Early Revis rumors have already suggested that he could sign the Cowboys, Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers, or even the Seattle Seahawks now that he will have a choice again. The release of Revis comes two weeks after he was involved in an altercation that took place on a Pittsburgh street. The Patriots did just win another Super Bowl without him, but Revis may be about to become a bargain in National Football League free agency again.

Sports Benedict Cumberbatch To Star In Limited Series 'Melrose' Picked Up By Showtime
Author: 0 Benedict Cumberbatch To Star In Limited Series 'Melrose' Picked Up By Showtime

He had previously written episodes of the beloved show Cold Feet and went on to write the novels Starter for Ten and One Day which he also turned into screenplays starring James McAvoy and Anne Hathaway respectively. During a 2013 Reddit AMA (ask me anything, for the uninitiated) session, the Sherlock star was asked which literary character he would like to portray and why? Melrose will be the first production for Two Cities Television, the drama banner recently formed by Jackson, former ...

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal reaches Mexican Open quarterfinals

The 2009 US Open champion was on court for over two and a half hours before he eventually defeated American Frances Tiafoe 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (1). Nadal is playing in his first tournament since losing to Roger Federer in the Australian Open final.

Sports West Ham reportedly reject lucrative offer for star man
Author: 0 West Ham reportedly reject lucrative offer for star man

It didn't affect our training or relationships. The Blues are now preparing to take on their bitter local rivals at the London Stadium as Antonio Conte's side look to take a step closer towards winning the Premier League title. Bilic also had to deal with the acrimonious departure of Dimitri Payet in January and a raft of injuries to his squad as well as the move to the new stadium.

Sports Victor Moses signs new £75000 per week Chelsea deal to 2021
Author: 0 Victor Moses signs new £75000 per week Chelsea deal to 2021

Despite scoring five goals in 22 league games, Willian has not started in the last three with Conte opting to use in-form Pedro in Chelsea's front line. We did the Hull game on Premier League Live and there were a few raised eyebrows when Moses took up his position as a right wing back. And Turin-based news outlet Tuttosport went as far as to claim in Wednesday's edition that the 47-year-old has already agreed to a four-year contract with the Milanese side, worth a cool £12.75million a ...

Sports Jose Mourinho: Manchester United supporters have 'unrivalled passion'
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: Manchester United supporters have 'unrivalled passion'

That meant PSG, in theory, would have had to fork out over €30m-a-year to meet Mourinho's net financial demands, with the Special One expecting a basic salary of around £10m-a-year. "Our fans have another trophy for our brilliant history so everything is good". The only thing I can say we have the cup in our hands but we should be now playing extra time'.

Sports Atletico Madrid's Fernando Torres suffers 'traumatic brain injury' in collision
Author: 0 Atletico Madrid's Fernando Torres suffers 'traumatic brain injury' in collision

Atletico Madrid's 1-1 draw with Deportivo La Coruna has been overshadowed by a late incident that saw Fernando Torres stretchered off the field due to a head injury. The club also tweeted that Torres had undergone a CT scan and that there was seemingly no major lasting damage sustained. Atletico had fallen behind to a Florin Andone strike in the Liga clash, before Antoine Griezmann rescued a point for Diego Simeone's men with a stunning effort from distance.

Sports Murray digs deep to oust Kohlschreiber in Dubai
Author: 0 Murray digs deep to oust Kohlschreiber in Dubai

Not in juniors, nothing even close to that, I don't think. "I played nearly a flawless match", Verdasco said. "I've been playing on the tour for 11, 12 years now and nothing, nothing's been close to that". "We both played nearly the best tennis we can play". But the top seed refused to be defeated and won that point with a superb cross-court drop shot, setting the tone for a remarkable passage of play.

Sports Andrew Bogut Plans To Sign With Cavs If Bought Out
Author: 0 Andrew Bogut Plans To Sign With Cavs If Bought Out

Maybe LeBron James was being "whiny", but he's also getting exactly what he wanted. According to Cleveland Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin, the Cavs have signed point guard Deron Williams . In addition to his veteran presence, the Cavaliers hope he can pick up the slack that Kay Felder could not and provide a reliable 15-20 minutes per game of solid play.

Sports South Carolina QB Brandon McIlwain says he's transferring
Author: 0 South Carolina QB Brandon McIlwain says he's transferring

McIlwain says the decision was one of the hardest he has "ever had to make". A hard-hitting outfielder on the diamond, McIlwain got just 10 at-bats in his first season with the Gamecocks, and played in only one game in 2017, as a pinch-runner.

Author: 0 Colin Kaepernick will stand during national anthem in 2017

He also reportedly thinks that his protest was successful, as the increase of "national discussion on social inequality" proved that he delivered his message. Kaepernick has opted out of his contract with the 49ers and will become a free agent next week. It will be interesting to see if any teams are interested in Kaepernick and how they deal with the controversy of bringing him in.

Author: 0 Miller ejected as Burmistrov leaves game on a stretcher

Burmistrov gave the thumbs-up gesture as he was taken off the ice, so let's hope the medical staff was acting out of an abundance of caution and that Burmistrov is okay. Updates to come later. Hopefully the NHL Department of Player Safety doesn't decide to punish Miller for the injury as well. It appeared that his shoulder made contact with Burmistrov's head.

Sports Celtic pay tribute as 'Lisbon Lion' Tommy Gemmell dies at 73
Author: 0 Celtic pay tribute as 'Lisbon Lion' Tommy Gemmell dies at 73

The former Celtic defender made 418 appearances for the Glaswegian side, and was part of the famous side that won the 1967 European Cup final, scoring the opening goal in the 2-1 victory over Internazionale, with the team going on to be famously dubbed the "Lisbon Lion".

Author: 0 Haye vs Bellew: How to get tickets to boxing grudge match

When discussing Haye's remarks on tonight's Off The Ball show on Newstalk, former Ireland global Kilbane, whose daughter has down syndrome, was extremely critical of the boxer. "In the past I could get away with three or four hours' sleep a night and still bang out two hard (training) sessions". "Now I believe I'm good enough to do that at heavyweight".

Author: 0 Warriors fear Kevin Durant could be out months

Let's be perfectly clear: Durant has been the Warriors' best player this season, and it hasn't been particularly close. Anything more than that and San Antonio, Houston and the Clippers have more than a fighting chance. And don't forget that Cleveland acquired Kyle Korver from Atlanta in January. They have not lost in a regular season game on the network in four years, having last fallen on TNT back in 2013 .

Sports Kamara meets with media at National Football League combine
Author: 0 Kamara meets with media at National Football League combine

The spotlight is headed your way. In comparison Fournette is more physically imposing- he'd rather run defensive backs and linebackers over than try to run around them. The week is here that I've been waiting for, so I just have to go and do my part". "That's just more limiting than a guy who can outrun coverage and jump above it".