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Harden's great season for Rockets ends in embarrassing loss

San Antonio led by as many as 42 points in the second half, administering a beating so thorough that it chased the partisan crowd to the exits well before the final horn. And while criticism that his style of basketball can't work in the playoffs is foolish - the way D'Antoni's Phoenix Suns teams played has become the blueprint for offenses around the league - this failure, and particularly how it unfolded, will follow the Rockets into the summer.


Former NFL executive: 49ers 'made it known' NaVorro Bowman is available

Former NFL executive: 49ers 'made it known' NaVorro Bowman is available

In a joint statement, 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan and GM John Lynch have vehemently denied they're shopping ILB Navorro Bowman . But his injury history and cap hit of $9.6 million this year, $12.0 million in 2018 and $6.4 million in 2019, per Spotrac .com, could make it hard for the Niners to find a willing trade partner if they decide to go that route.



Wenger aims to silence critics with Euro push

The 22-year-old has been relegated to the bench in recent weeks as the Gunners look to salvage their Premier League season by gatecrashing the top four. He has a great spirit. Arsenal will aim to keep their Top 4 hopes alive when they face Stoke City at the Bet365 Stadium on Saturday. "It's not easy to break into an Arsenal team", Okocha said on cable television show Omnisports on Thursday.


Man creates Hollywood-style video ad to sell his old Vitara

Man creates Hollywood-style video ad to sell his old Vitara

But one wonders, how many offers has he gotten for the item so far? If there is a Clio award for used auto commercials (instead of their boring regular commercial nominees) then Romanovsky should be a shoe-in for this year prize. While the auto may not really perform all these outlandish feats, his creativity has seen the video shot to over two million views, which will certainly attract a lot more buyers for his vehicle.


Chelsea hail 'The Confather' with title in their grasp

Chelsea hail 'The Confather' with title in their grasp

Antonio Conte's side have held on to top spot since mid-December and Monday's win over Middlesbrough ensured they will travel to the midlands knowing victory will see them crowned champions with two games to spare. Tony Pulis' side are now in eighth on 45 points, and their target of 50, which is more than their best-ever Premier League tally, is still within their reach.



Tie for the lead at The Player's Championship

The Northern Irishman carded a one-under 71 at TPC Sawgrass on Friday and sits at even par - nine shots off the lead. Weekley, who shot 70 in the first round, said he's having a good week with the fishing pole as well as his golf clubs. "And then I was going to go out Wednesday, and I just thought, gosh, if I walk around in the heat, I'll get exhausted". I hit some good shots, but would lip out the putt.