• Embiid laughs off Winslow breaking mask: 'I'm going to be a nightmare'
Embiid laughs off Winslow breaking mask: 'I'm going to be a nightmare'

A day after making his playoff debut, Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid says he is "built for" postseason basketball. "I'm not as involved in as many dribble handoffs as I was and post-ups as I was in the regular season", Whiteside said after Game 3 ( h/t ESPN ).

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  • The New Orleans Pelicans Go For The Sweep Today At Home
The New Orleans Pelicans Go For The Sweep Today At Home

Mirotic scored a career playoff-best 30 points to go with eight rebounds, three steals and a block, and the Pelicans pushed Portland to the brink of elimination with a 119-102 victory on Thursday night. The Golden State Warriors also have a better bench than the New Orleans Pelicans and Steve Kerr is a better coach than Alvin Gentry. Portl...

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  • Flyers down Penguins on road to force Game 6
Flyers down Penguins on road to force Game 6

The same holds for the Colorado Avalanche as they host the Nashville Predators in Game 4. Crosby and the Penguins know what facing a team on the precipice is all about after winning the Stanley Cup the past two years. With the National Hockey League playoffs at the midpoint of the first round, the Penguins are a -140 moneyline favorite...

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  • Mock Draft Roundup: Less Than a Week Until Draft
Mock Draft Roundup: Less Than a Week Until Draft

If the Browns take a QB at one (and they will), then the New York Jets take a QB at three (and they most definitely will), then a team in love with one of the remaining signal callers will have to jump the Denver Broncos at No. The 67-year old Gettleman said that Barkley is "one of those guys my mother could have scouted" and scoffed at the notio...

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  • White Sox pitcher Danny Farquhar in critical condition after collapsing during game
White Sox pitcher Danny Farquhar in critical condition after collapsing during game

Farquhar got two outs in the top of the sixth against Houston. The White Sox released a statement that Farquhar passed out in the dugout, and was attended to by the team's medical personnel and on-site EMTs. The 31-year-old right-hander fainted moments later. "We'll know a little more later, but hopefully, he's all right". Renteria said that...

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  • Amir Khan vs. Phil Lo Greco - CompuBox Historical Review
Amir Khan vs. Phil Lo Greco - CompuBox Historical Review

Amir Khan threw a glass of water over opponent Phil Lo Greco after Lo Greco made personal comments about his wife Faryal Makhdoom at an opening press conference earlier this year. The British boxer is big odds-on but better value is to back him at Betfred's 3-1 to win on a decision. "I think that's a good fight for me at that weight".

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  • Warriors doing just fine without Curry
Warriors doing just fine without Curry

Steve Kerr's men ended up 116-101 victors. The Bucks committed 20 turnovers , gave up 11 offensive rebounds got an bad performance from Bledsoe and still lost in overtime. The lead expanded to 18 by halftime and 25 after three frames. When Thompson gets going he can hit shots from wherever he likes, and it has been Mills watching most of these goi...

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  • Stalemate edges Watford and Palace closer to survival
Stalemate edges Watford and Palace closer to survival

Okaka - making his first start since December - nearly got the hosts off to a flying start, but his header from Troy Deeney's cross crashed back off the crossbar in just the fourth minute. Watford, which is without a win in five games, is three points better off in 12th place. They are six points above the relegation zone after today's 0-0 draw a...

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  • Aaron Judge's monster homer leads Yankees to 9-1 romp
Aaron Judge's monster homer leads Yankees to 9-1 romp

Toronto lost for the second time in its last nine games and finished 2-for-14 with runners in scoring position. Blue Jays fourth. Russell Martin doubles to deep left center field. Montgomery tallied the Quality Start in his previous action, allowing three runs in six innings to the Tigers and he picked up his first win of the season.

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  • T20 2018: AB de Villiers gives Bangalore 6-wicket win over Delhi
T20 2018: AB de Villiers gives Bangalore 6-wicket win over Delhi

In their campaign opener against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Bengaluru failed in defending a competitive 177 runs but salvaged a win in their second game by chasing a moderate 156 runs against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at home. The South African smashed a brilliant unbeaten 90 as Royal Challengers Bangalore registered a comfortable six-wicket win...

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  • Two Leinster stars ruled out of crunch Champions Cup semi-final clash
Two Leinster stars ruled out of crunch Champions Cup semi-final clash

Munster are going to have to do it the hard way if they are to reach this year's final. Follow Leinster v Scarlets via our live blog on RTÉ.ie and the News Now App (kick-off 3.30pm), or hear live updates on RTÉ Radio 1's Saturday Sport.

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  • Jets chase Dubnyk, eliminate Wild in Game 5
Jets chase Dubnyk, eliminate Wild in Game 5

Nikolaj Ehlers will be a scratch in game five of the Jets first round series against the Minnesota Wild in the Stanley Cup Playoffs . Game 1 was the most tentative of the best-of-seven, with both teams trying to get a sense of things and offence at a premium.

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  • Gregg Popovich Jokingly Shouts 'Go Warriors' After Spurs' Game 2 Loss
Gregg Popovich Jokingly Shouts 'Go Warriors' After Spurs' Game 2 Loss

But his words are at odds with a fresh report from The Athletic's Marcus Thompson II, who cited "multiple sources " suggesting Curry's return is not expected imminently. The Warriors now have a 3-0 lead over the Spurs and will look to close out their series on Saturday. The working parameters have been 4 to 6 weeks since JaVale McGee crashed i...

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  • Lacklustre Leicester hold Southampton to goalless draw
Lacklustre Leicester hold Southampton to goalless draw

Check out the confirmed line ups here, and listen to live commentary on talkSPORT by following the link above! Leicester threatened twice inside the opening quarter-hour. Leicester then nearly scored when McCarthy did well to fingertip Vardy's volley over the crossbar. Southampton survived some intense late pressure from the hosts but Lei...

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  • A first look at the New York Jets' 2018 regular season schedule
A first look at the New York Jets' 2018 regular season schedule

In Week 2 , the Dolphins will travel to Carolina on Friday, Aug. 17 at 7:30 p.m. Week 6: Sun. 10/14 vs Kansas City, 5:20 p.m. Week 10: Sunday, Nov. What team's schedule is the hardest? The Texans, Jaguars, Titans - under new head coach Mike Vrabel - Colts , Chiefs, Packers, Vikings and Steelers all could be playoff contenders this season.

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  • Philadelphia 76ers: 3 takeaways from Game 3 vs. Heat
Philadelphia 76ers: 3 takeaways from Game 3 vs. Heat

To a man, they offered the same word: "scary". BC-BKN-Heat-Struggling Whiteside, 488Whiteside a non-factor for Heat againAP Photo OTK, OTKEds: With AP Photos. After going through warmups, all parties involved felt comfortable enough to proceed, and Embiid was slotted into the starting lineup for his first National Basketball Association actio...

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  • Karolyis say they knew nothing of gymnastics sex abuse
Karolyis say they knew nothing of gymnastics sex abuse

Nassar, " the former team doctor. Gymnastics icons Martha and Bela Karolyi were unaware of the decades-long abusive behavior of former national team doctor Larry Nassar , the coaches said in a new interview. While it's still unclear whether the Karolyis knew of Nassar's abuse, dozens of athletes allege other forms of abuse took place at the ranc...

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  • EPL 2017-18: Victor Moses strike gives Chelsea win at Burnley
EPL 2017-18: Victor Moses strike gives Chelsea win at Burnley

That miss looked like it could be the turning point in the game when four minutes later Burnley levelled in fortuitous fashion. The home team made Chelsea pay for that mistake when Ashley Barnes deflected Johann Berg Gudmundsson's long-range drive beyond goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois in the 64th minute.

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  • Indiana Pacers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 4/20/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana Pacers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 4/20/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

LeBron James decided that he needed it take it upon himself to win game 2 , and get the Cavaliers even in the series. I know Pacers fans have seen that with LeBron , who has fouled out just twice on four years. "We didn't do a good job tonight of keeping the ball in front of us". Amid a game where external conditions bordered on cataclysm...

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  • Jags unveil 'no-nonsense' unis, helmets for '18
Jags unveil 'no-nonsense' unis, helmets for '18

The old two-tone Jaguars helmets are out. The team announced Thursday it has chose to ditch the two-tone black and gold helmet and revert back to the all-black look used during the franchise's first 18 years. Our new uniforms are no-nonsense, all business and unmistakably Jaguars". An all-teal uniform - including trousers - was also revealed ...

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