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Golden State Warriors sweep Portland Trail Blazers

The defending conference champion Warriors swept Portland in its fourth playoff appearance in as many years. Durant started and Golden State jumped out to a 14-0 lead at the outset. The time off should do wonders for the Warriors. F Matt Barnes (R foot/ankle bone bruise) and G Shaun Livingston (R index finger sprain, hand contusion) were listed as questionable and downgraded to out prior to tipoff.


Michael Carrick insists Manchester United will not hide behind injury issues

Michael Carrick insists Manchester United will not hide behind injury issues

If the Spaniard opts for a return to his homeland, even Marca seem shocked at the suggestion that United could target Hart as they've also been linked with having an interest in Atletico Madrid shot-stopper Jan Oblak. Teams are always thinking of counter attacking and that is the difficulty. Middlesbrough caretaker-manager Steve Agnew meanwhile looks set to keep Gaston Ramirez on the sidelines following his senseless dismissal in Middlesbrough's defeat at Bournemouth last weekend.


NFL Draft: Who were the winners and losers of Round 1?

NFL Draft: Who were the winners and losers of Round 1?

A few hours later, thanks to a pair of trades, they walked out with three players plus an extra first-round draft pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. The Bears took North Carolina's Mitchell Trubisky at No. We also know that until we get it solidified, we are going to continue looking for players all over the league and in college. But that doesn't stop the the Browns faithful from tuning into the draft every year with renewed hope.



Rafael Nadal wins his 10th Monte-Carlo Masters

Rafael Nadal says he does not see his stints at Monte Carlo, Barcelona, Rome and Madrid as preparations for the Roland Garros and that these tournaments are important for themselves. Then, there was that unfortunate game when I dropped my serve, the match turned around. After both players split the first two games, Nadal sped up to break twice and take the following five games for 6-1 win, capped by an ace.


John Wall's chasedown block of Dennis Schroder, layup saved game for Wizards

John Wall's chasedown block of Dennis Schroder, layup saved game for Wizards

And that's what you do to win a playoff series, especially a close-out game. Washington Wizards' forward Markieff Morris' twin brother, Marcus, couldn't leave history alone after the Wizards series win against the Atlanta Hawks. The Celtics closed out the Bulls 4-2 with a 105-83 victory in Chicago. Game 1 of the semifinals between the Celtics and Wizards will take place at 1 p.m.



Stuttgart Open: Kristina Alleges Sharapova Getting Favors Towards Her Qualification

The five-time Grand Slam champion and former No. 1 entered the Stuttgart event on a wild card after losing her ranking because of the suspension, which had been reduced on appeal . Kontaveit showed spirit to break straight back, a backhand victor kissing the baseline to offer hope, but it was quickly dashed by the irresistible force on the other side of the net, Sharapova breaking again by forcing a forehand error after a demanding rally.