Author: 0 Harden has 37 points, Rockets rout Thunder, Westbrook 118-87

And the Rockets always heat up. Push them around. Batter them on the boards. However, what is unacceptable is the Thunder's unwillingness to adhere to team strengths. But it ended up leaving gaping holes in the middle of the paint as bigs like Adams, Enes Kanter and Taj Gibson found themselves switching out onto guards on the perimeter and unable to recover in time to either contest the shot or be in good rebounding position.

Author: 0 LeBron to miss regular-season finale, resting strained calf

Meanwhile, the Cleveland Cavaliers have lost six of their past 10 games and they will be hoping to avoid a fourth straight loss after Monday's 124-121 overtime loss at Miami. The Cavaliers are bringing back a lucky charm. "We have a good club going into the postseason". Paul George delivered 32 points and 11 rebounds as the Indiana Pacers punched their ticket to the National Basketball Association postseason on Wednesday with a 104-86 victory over the Atlanta Hawks .

Sports Jose Mourinho wants to add 'more quality' in summer
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho wants to add 'more quality' in summer

In this case, the fault is the coach. Then there were Conte's comments about Saturday's FA Cup semi-final which pits the two London title rivals against each other. "I prefer to play for the title instead of 'don't fight for the title and stay calm.' We are lucky to have the pressure". "And I repeat the same: They are phenomenal in counter-attack, and when they have the ball it's more hard for them and when they have the ball we are compact and when they try to play counter-attack we ...

Sports Arsenal players abused by their own fans after Crystal Palace defeat
Author: 0 Arsenal players abused by their own fans after Crystal Palace defeat

It's looking likely they will miss out of a top four spot for the first time under Arsene Wenger, while they trail north London rivals Tottenham by a massive 14 points. A humiliating three-nil defeat to Cyrstal Palace faded Arsenal's top-four hopes as they were pushed to sixth place in the Premier League points table earlier today.

Author: 0 Thunder: Robertson to attend Thunder regular-season finale

If you can limit them and make it all about Harden, you do it. JOHN YANG: When you were in Oklahoma City with Westbrook the other day, you charted The chant, "MVP". Westbrook leads the Thunder in points, rebounds , assists, and steals. That's going to win the Rockets a few games. Another landmark for James comes Saturday in Game 1 against in, when he makes his 200th playoff appearance.

Author: 0 1st Woman to Run Boston Marathon Competes Again, At Age 70

Only Shalane Flanagan's 2:22:02 in 2014, Linden's 2:22:38 in 2011, and Joan Benoit Samuelson's 2:22:43 in 1983 are the fastest times run by American women in the marathon. "I knew that if I didn't finish the race, nobody would believe that women could do it or should be there, and if I didn't finish, it would set women back, so I had to finish".

Sports Bale ruled out of Champions League game against Bayern
Author: 0 Bale ruled out of Champions League game against Bayern

He is Portugal's all-time top scorer too with 71 goals, with only one European player (Hungary legend Ferenc Puskas, on 84) ahead of him on the list of leading marksmen in worldwide football. Scoring goals is never a problem for Real Madrid , who have registered at least one in every single game since their goalless draw at Man City in last season's semi-final first leg.

Sports Hazard hints at Chelsea stay
Author: 0 Hazard hints at Chelsea stay

Hazard also praised the seasons that fellow PFA Player of the Year nominees Ibrahimovic and Lukaku have had, while stating that he has been delighted with his own form after a hard 2015-16 campaign. "When it's not PSG [Paris Saint-Germain], it's Real", he told Telefoot . And then perhaps it'll be Bayern [Munich]. Then, I'll go on holiday. After that, what can I say about him? "I haven't seen the rumours, but it's clear he would be an excellent signing".

Sports Didier Drogba signs with Phoenix Rising of USL
Author: 0 Didier Drogba signs with Phoenix Rising of USL

United Soccer League president Jake Edwards said he will be a great ambassador for the sport and he will help further the overall growth of the game in North America. Being in America doesn't mean that I'm putting Chelsea out of sight. "He's a very good player, but also a great man". Drogba has an equity stake in Phoenix Rising.

Sports Panthers sign DT Kawann Short to 5-year extension
Author: 0 Panthers sign DT Kawann Short to 5-year extension

Short has 17 sacks over the past two seasons. The contract means Short avoided the franchise tag previously offered by the Panthers, worth $13.1 million for one year. "He's everything we're looking for in a Panther". Kawann Short , who emerged as an All-Pro defensive lineman in four seasons with the Panthers, will continue his National Football League career in Charlotte.

Sports Jackets' Werenski exits game after puck to face
Author: 0 Jackets' Werenski exits game after puck to face

Zack Kassian and Connor McDavid each scored short-handed goals to help tie the series. He now leads the league with four postseason goals - one more than the Wild have managed in three games against the St. The 19-year-old Werenski returned to the game, because that's what hockey players do, sporting a full face shield. We're just trying to read off each other.

Author: 0 Johnson's drive at buzzer lifts Jazz over Clippers in Game 1

Hill and Favors contributed 16 and 15 points respectively. With the game tied at 95-95, Johnson took the ball up the court with 13.1 seconds remaining, drove into the lane and floated the game-winning shot over DeAndre Jordan's outstretched arm.

Author: 0 Jon Jones as confident as ever while serving latest UFC ban

As Johnson again closed the distance, Cormier worked a trip before smothering his downed opponent and transitioning to take control of his back. Cormier easily defeated "Rumble" Johnson for the second time in two years, using a rear naked choke to retain the light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 210 on Saturday night.

Author: 0 McDavid, Kassian score short-handed, Oilers beat Sharks 2-0

It was a half-breakaway. All eyes have been on Edmonton captain Connor McDavid since the start the Oilers' playoff series with the Sharks . Paul Martin and Joel Ward scored in regulation for the Sharks while Oscar Klefbom and Milan Lucic scored for the Oilers .

Author: 0 Cavs waive Sanders in move before playoff roster finalized

That being said, they still have LeBron and have to be considered the favorites until IN actually sends them home. "When I get my opportunity, I'm going to try to make an impression and make it last". It means Norman Powell will likely play a bunch, which is fine since he's been in a bit of a minutes crunch as of late and you could use the run. All of those were when James was in Miami, but you get the point.

Sports United offer hope to Spurs with 2-0 win over Chelsea
Author: 0 United offer hope to Spurs with 2-0 win over Chelsea

The result boosted United's chances of finishing in the top four and continued their long unbeaten run in the Premier League. They showed more desire, more ambition, more motivation to win. Mourinho had devised a tactical masterclass. Chelsea were furious that Herrera was not penalised for an apparent handball as he intercepted Nemanja Matic's pass and the Spain global then sent Rashford racing clear with an excellent throughball, allowing the striker to convert with a cool finish past ...

Sports Thornwell bottled up by Gonzaga as South Carolina's run ends
Author: 0 Thornwell bottled up by Gonzaga as South Carolina's run ends

Gonzaga weathered a furious second-half rally by SC and held on to beat the Gamecocks, 77-73, in the NCAA men's basketball Final Four on Saturday night. It took a balanced attack to put SC in position to make that run, as leading scorer and SEC Player of the Year Sindarius Thornwell seemed out of sorts in the first half after battling the flu all week.

Author: 0 New York Yankees Win Home Opener Behind Dominant Michael Pineda

Logan Morrison cut the lead to 3-1, belting a one-out solo homer in the eighth, which required video review (the ball hit a fan's outstretched glove as it traveled toward the first row of seats). But the bullpen couldn't hold the lead for the first time , giving up its first runs of the season and losing 7-3 to the Yankees. A 24-year-old left-hander, Montgomery earned the fifth-starter's job over a group that included Luis Cessa , Chad Green and Bryan Mitchell .