Celtics' Search for Answers to LeBron Will Come Up Empty

While Isaiah Thomas and Kelly Olynyk paced the Celtics with 29 and 26 points, respectively, it was Jaylen Brown who stole the show for Boston with a few athletic plays. They seemingly were where they've been the last two years - out of the playoffs before May 1. "Well, first thing, I thanked him", Brooks said of his speech to Wall after the game.

Kelly Oubre Jr. ejected in Washington win for dead-ball flagrant foul

Kelly Oubre Jr. ejected in Washington win for dead-ball flagrant foul

After being mostly silenced in Games 3 and 4, Thomas now has a minus-0.6 net rating in these playoffs. But the last two games in Washington were a struggle for the two-time All-Star. for Porter 17 points in, Ian Mahinmi for Gortat 17 points in). Oubre in a fit of rage charged at Olynyk, despite ref Monty McCutchen's attempt to stay between them, and shoved him.

Roger Federer to skip French Open

Maria Sharapova had been lobbying for a wild card to the only grand slam she has won twice, but on Tuesday, the French Tennis Federation (FTF), after some consideration, turned her down. The next minute, she was out of the tournament entirely, subject to the whims of a governing body using its power to send a message that had already been received, loud and clear.

French Tennis Federation won't allow Maria Sharapova to play in French Open

The FFT president said he had tried calling Sharapova to announce his decision, but was unsuccessful. Sharapova skipped a news conference afterward, issuing a statement about the injury but saying nothing about the French Open decision. 10 seed 2-6, 7-5, 7-5. The Court of Arbitration for Sport reduced the ban on appeal, ruling she bore "less than significant fault" in the case and she could not "be considered to be an intentional doper".

IPL 2017: Steven Smith hails MS Dhoni after Wankhede heroics

IPL 2017: Steven Smith hails MS Dhoni after Wankhede heroics

On Wednesday, Kolkata Knight Riders will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in the first eliminator and the victor of that match will meet Mumbai Indians in the second eliminator on May 19. "It was a big day and big players stepped up". Tiwary and Mahendra Singh Dhoni ensured the Supergiants concluded their innings on a high as they put together a 73-run stand to help their side finish on 162/4.

Zidane reveals only condition he can continue as Real Madrid manager

Madrid are locked on 84 points with Barcelona at the top of the La Liga standings, but are now second due to an inferior head-to-head record. 'I hope he's ready before and I hope he can be with us more than anything. Blancos coach Zinedine Zidane hailed Benzema's skill in his postmatch news conference. Now Real Madrid will face Juventus at Cardiff , Zidane's former team: "It's something special because it's a very important club for me as a player".