• Celtics moving on following rare four-game sweep
Celtics moving on following rare four-game sweep

The win completed a four-game sweep for Boston, sending it into an all-but certain - and highly anticipated - matchup with the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference semifinals starting next weekend. It was a welcome offensive outburst, as Boston scored the most points out of any game in the series. Boston was 10-of-28 on three's, 5-of-7 in th...

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  • Portland Trail Blazers: 3 takeaways from unforgettable Game 5 vs. Thunder
Portland Trail Blazers: 3 takeaways from unforgettable Game 5 vs. Thunder

The All-Star point guard, who scored 50 points, drilled a three-point shot from almost 40 feet away to clinch the playoff series 4-1 and advance to the next round. Lillard knocks down 10 3-pointers including one from 37-feet out to win the game and defeat the Thunder in five games. Lillard handled his dagger of a game-winner coolly, with a wave a...

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  • Tyreek Hill will not face charges, but could face National Football League penalty
Tyreek Hill will not face charges, but could face National Football League penalty

Howe also said that the District Attorney's office also had no contact with the Chiefs throughout the case, and that Hill's standing as a star player for the team didn't impact the case in any way. However, it's unclear how the recent investigation - and the negative attention it has brought - will affect those discussions. Howe added he is bothere...

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  • Robbie Fowler appointed head coach of Brisbane Roar in Australia's A
Robbie Fowler appointed head coach of Brisbane Roar in Australia's A

Notably, Fowler's only senior coaching experience came when he briefly took over the reins as player-coach of Thai side Muangthong United in 2011 for part of a season. Current Roar interim manager Darren Davies is expected to resume his role as an assistant coach next season, and it is unknown at this stage whether Fowler will bring in any support ...

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  • Australia beats Belarus 3-2 to face France in Fed Cup final
Australia beats Belarus 3-2 to face France in Fed Cup final

Australia, who have not won the title since 1974, will host the final against the victor of the second semi-final, which was locked at 1-1 in Rouen. She made it to the quarterfinals at the Australian Open and also won all three matches she played - two singles and doubles - in helping Australia beat the United States 3-2 in the previous round of ...

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  • Liverpool reclaim top spot; Everton humiliate United
Liverpool reclaim top spot; Everton humiliate United

I'm hoping they won't win the European Cup because that puts United even further behind [a sixth title to United's three]. "I can't do anything about it", Milner said. At Cardiff on Sunday, 24 hours after City had ground out a 1-0 win against Tottenham to reclaim top spot, Liverpool found it tough against Neil Warnock's side.

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  • Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors predictions, picks and best bets
Orlando Magic at Toronto Raptors predictions, picks and best bets

The Magic were virtual spectators as Toronto sprinted to a 24-point lead late in the first quarter. The Raptors had a strong day from the field in Game 4, shooting 40 of 75 from the floor and 11 of 28 from the arc. "To me, what I said in the locker room is we can do one of two things", Magic coach Steve Clifford said after Sunday's 107-85...

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  • Kings Coach Luke Walton accused of sexual assault in lawsuit
Kings Coach Luke Walton accused of sexual assault in lawsuit

As alleged in the lawsuit, Kelli Tennant - a former collegiate athlete and star sports broadcaster, is a woman who has had to tolerate and summer in silence from the abuse she suffered at the hands of Luke Walton . The Kings issued a statement Monday night that read, "We are aware of the report and are gathering additional information". Accordin...

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  • Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders
Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders

He is now the fifth highest run-getter of the season with 365 runs in eight matches at an average of 52.14 and a strike-rate of more than 150. SRH would look to continue their winning run against KKR who are yet to learn how to convert an overall good show on the field into victory.

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  • Newcomer Tucker leads Pirates past Giants
Newcomer Tucker leads Pirates past Giants

After finishing 29th in home runs in each of the last two seasons, the Giants came into the weekend with just 15 homers in their first 20 games, a mark that ranks 26th in baseball. The Pirates put Marte on the 10-day injured list, making him the fourth member of Pittsburgh's outfield to miss significant time, joining right fielder Gregory Polanco...

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  • Harper ejected for yelling at umpire from dugout
Harper ejected for yelling at umpire from dugout

This doesn't sound ideal for the Phillies clubhouse with alpha-dog teammates Bryce Harper and Jake Arrieta . Phillies manager Gabe Kapler then stormed out of the dugout to talk with Carlson. Phillies' rightfielder Bryce Harper was ejected from the dugout in Monday night's game and went absolutely nuts. "These games matter, they matter no...

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  • Florida judge temporarily blocks release of Robert Kraft surveillance videos
Florida judge temporarily blocks release of Robert Kraft surveillance videos

Jupiter Police Department and the State Attorney's Office are not allowed to release the videos, the judge ruled. Prosecutors have since said they found no evidence of trafficking at the spa. Shen Mingbi, 58, appeared in court in Jupiter on Tuesday, CBS Miami reported. Mingbi is facing several charges including offering to commit prostitution a...

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  • Late Christian Eriksen strike gives Spurs vital win over Brighton
Late Christian Eriksen strike gives Spurs vital win over Brighton

He said the opportunity to play three successive matches at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium would give Spurs a lift, saying: "We hope we can keep going, getting the same result". We were level at the break but it was Brighton with the first attempt of the second period in the 46th minute, Duffy heading Pascal Gross' cross straight at Hug...

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  • Donovan Mitchell Helped Woman After Witnessing Car Crash In Salt Lake City
Donovan Mitchell Helped Woman After Witnessing Car Crash In Salt Lake City

But he turned the ball over 8 times and went cold with the rest of his teammates as they limped to the finish with a 12-point fourth quarter. Golden State will also have a chance to end its first-round series against the Clippers that same night as the Warriors also hold a 3-1 lead going into Game 5 at home.

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  • Kicker Robbie Gould wants Niners to trade him
Kicker Robbie Gould wants Niners to trade him

But after the 49ers placed the franchise tag on him and showed a desire to retain Gould, it seemed as if that possibility was gone. "The bottom line is, I'm unsure if I want to play there anymore ", Gould told Schefter. "We haven't come to an agreement as of yet and we'll see where that goes, but Robbie will be a part of us this coming year". ...

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  • Yankees Star Aaron Judge Leaves Game With Injury
Yankees Star Aaron Judge Leaves Game With Injury

YES Network color commentator David Cone said, judging by his reaction right after the swing, it appears it might be an oblique issue. DeGrom will meet with team medical director Dr. Jonathan Holder surrendered a solo blast to Chris Owings in the ninth inning. He finished with a career-high four hits. Gonzalez signed the deal with the Yankees in Ma...

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  • France and Romania level at 1-1 in Fed Cup semi
France and Romania level at 1-1 in Fed Cup semi

Garcia's forehand helped her get to 15-30 at match game, but Halep would not be denied, and blasted through the final three points of the tilt to close out a tremendous victory. It was a gut-wrenching loss for Romania, which was one set from its first Fed Cup final in history only to see fourth-seeded France rally with some net aggression and vocal...

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  • Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton sued for sexual assault
Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton sued for sexual assault

Walton was a mentor to Tennant, the lawsuit says, and she came to the hotel to give him a copy of the book. In the docs, Tennant claims Walton then began forcing kisses on her neck, face and chest. Walton was let go by the Lakers earlier this month and hired by the Kings. The suit also alleges that in May 2017, sometime after the hotel inciden...

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  • Phoenix Suns coach Igor Kokoskov fired
Phoenix Suns coach Igor Kokoskov fired

The Phoenix Suns have apparently opted for a fresh start with their head coach. And one dysfunctional franchise can affect another. The Los Angeles Times reported on April 19 that officials with Los Angeles Lakers have met with Williams and former Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue , and had plans to interview both again this week.

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  • Tributes Paid As Celtic Legend Billy McNeill Dies Aged 79
Tributes Paid As Celtic Legend Billy McNeill Dies Aged 79

These shining luminaries of Scottish football also faced each other during their playing days, with McNeill captaining Celtic and Ferguson playing as a forward for Rangers. He subsequently managed Celtic for two periods, signing McGarvey from Liverpool in 1980. A club scarf on the statue of Billy McNeill at Celtic Park, Glasgow.

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