Clippers clinch No. 4 playoff seed with 115-95 rout of Kings

Neither is the momentum they're riding. They clinched home court for the first round against Utah six months after starting the season as the NBA's hottest team at 14-2. In 2014, Paul had an infamous meltdown, twice turning the ball over and fouling Russell Westbrook, who made three straight free throws to beat the Clippers by one point in Game 5 of the conference semifinals. Read More

Champions League: Milestone-man Ronaldo secures Real's comeback win over Bayern

Ronaldo scored his first goal in UEFA club competition during Manchester United's 7-1 victory over Roma on 10 April 2007, and 10 years and two days later reached the impressive milestone in Real's crucial win at Bayern. But Bayern were outplayed in the second-half and most of Madrid's 23 shots on goal came after the break. He said he found it hard to believe they could stage another remarkable comeback in the second leg as they did against Paris St Germain in the previous round. Read More

Ronaldo resting, Isco's 2 goals keeps Madrid on title track

Ronaldo resting, Isco's 2 goals keeps Madrid on title track

And with rumours of a six-year deal being on the table, Isco said he will make the "right decision" along with Madrid. Far from being bitter with head coach Zidane, having made only his 15th league start of the season, Isco says he can not fault the former Galactico as Madrid sit pretty at the top of the table. Read More

Fleury makes late start, Penguins rush by Blue Jackets 3-1

Though Fleury starting isn't exactly the best-case scenario for the Penguins , one has to imagine it's a massive relief that it's even a scenario at all. Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) collides with Columbus Blue Jackets' Scott Hartnell (43) during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series in Pittsburgh , Wednesday, April 12, 2017 . Read More

Despite goals and win, Ronaldo still wanted more

What has followed has been one of the great careers in European football, which has yielded a century of goals in just 140 games and has seen him lift the Champions League trophy on three occasions. "If Neuer does not have a day like this, we could have scored more goals". Real Madrid punished Bayern's wastefulness after the restart as Christian Ronaldo restored parity after volleying home a cross from Daniel Carvajal with two minutes into the second half. Read More

Marchand breaks late tie, Bruins top Senators 2-1 in Game 1

And, well, it was a failed test. It's the first time in three seasons in the playoffs for the Bruins. But since potting 11 goals during the 2011 Cup winning campaign as a rookie, Marchand has just five in his last 41 playoff games - and none in his last 20. Read More

Browns mulling Trubisky, Garrett at No. 1

While the Browns will now take on his $16 million guaranteed salary, they will also receive the Texans' 2018 second-round pick and 2017 sixth-round pick. He used two different draft charts to show two ways that the Browns could easily trade with the Titans and exchange equal value. The Jets can not be accused of not doing their homework with this year's quarterback class. Read More

Late Ibrahimovic penalty salvages United 1-1 draw vs Everton

Late Ibrahimovic penalty salvages United 1-1 draw vs Everton

We started playing more direct. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has criticised Marouane Fellaini's mistake in Everton's opening goal. "With the VAR (video assistant referee), we win this game 2-1 because it's not an offside", Mourinho told BT Sport . Read More

Cavaliers to sign Dahntay Jones for playoffs

DeMar DeRozan was stricken with some flu bug he picked up Monday and didn't play; Serge Ibaka had played 79 games this season split between Orlando and Toronto and he got the night off; the Cavs treated it as nothing more than a meaningless exhibition game, playing without LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love. Read More

Rose, Garcia tied for lead at Masters in prelude to finale

Rose, Garcia tied for lead at Masters in prelude to finale

Find out how it all goes down tomorrow in the final round of the 2017 Masters Tournament. He birdied the second hole but made bogeys on the third and sixth holes before the wheels came off on the back nine. "I had some chances on the back nine that I could have converted", he said. "Anyone who says I haven't thought about winning it is lying", Fowler added. Read More

Bruins' Brad Marchand suspended 2 games for spearing

Bruins' Brad Marchand suspended 2 games for spearing

Marchand was disciplined for spearing Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jake Dotchin in the groin during Boston's 4-0 victory on Tuesday. Lightning trainer Tom Mulligan tended to Dotchin, who remained on the ice for several minutes before skating off on his own. Read More

Five Canadian teams, Blackhawks dynasty among stories to watch in NHL playoffs

The defending champion Pittsburg Penguins are without top defenceman Kris Letang, who is gone for the season with the neck injury. Well who saw that coming? "They're a well-balanced team", Carrick added. To be fair, Ovechkin's ice time was cut a bit this year to keep him fresh for the playoffs. "I would say to some degree for sure", said van Riemsdyk. Read More

Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'no longer obsolete'

Trump said it's "possible" but "unlikely" Russian Federation did not know Assad's team was prepping that gas attack on Syrian citizens. When asked about whether his opinion on Russian Federation leader Vladimir Putin has changed, Trump responded "We're going to see about that". Read More

Cotton dazzles as A's spoil Royals' home opener

Cotton dazzles as A's spoil Royals' home opener

The home opener had a somber feeling even before the Royals' bats went quiet, starting with a tear-filled tribute to Yordano Ventura . The Royals will also honor Ventura this season by wearing black patches with "Ace 30" written in white on their uniforms. Read More

A long, tearful road to a major for Sergio Garcia

A long, tearful road to a major for Sergio Garcia

Before this day, he'd contended for the Masters title six times and never finished higher than eighth. When the 12-footer dropped for birdie, he fell into a deep crouch and let out several loud screams, blowing kisses to a roaring gallery at the 18th green, punching the putting surface and finally hugging fiancée Angela Akins. Read More

Twist in EPL title race as Chelsea loses at home

Twist in EPL title race as Chelsea loses at home

The bad news for Chelsea is that much more hard competition looms midweek as Manchester City visit Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. "In England an easy game does not exist and the game is very tough if the name of your opposition team is City or another team". Read More

Bradley out of starting lineup for Red Sox, has MRI on knee

Bradley out of starting lineup for Red Sox, has MRI on knee

He was able to walk off and seemed OK, but manager John Farrell said before Sunday's game that Bradley was dealing with some soreness and swelling, so he had an MRI. . "I feel a lot better", he said Sunday. "Everything points in that direction right now". However, the injury ended up being serious enough to make the roster move. Read More

Michael Pineda: Pineda Ks 11 in dominant victory over Rays

Michael Pineda: Pineda Ks 11 in dominant victory over Rays

Pineda has struck out nine and started 15 of 18 batters with strikes, throwing 52 of 74 pitches for strikes. In Pineda's first start of the season last week, also against the Rays, Pineda gave up four runs on eight hits in 3 2/3 innings. Judge hit an arching 397-foot home run an inning later to left-center - MLB's Statcast said it had an apogee of 147 feet. He ended the fifth inning by striking out Logan Morrison, and fans were on their feet when he struck out Tim Beckham to end the sixth. Read More

Cubs' Javier Baez leaves game after colliding with Heyward

Cubs' Javier Baez leaves game after colliding with Heyward

Counsell said Braun's tightness first popped up Wednesday and also forced Braun to sit out Thursday. Milone covered two innings in that game, allowing two runs and three hits. "I understand that he's exciting to watch on defense". "Bloopers always help", Cubs manager Joe Maddon said. "They were both down today". Braun led off the inning with a single before moving to third after Jesus Aguilar walked and Jett Bandy was hit by a pitch. Read More

Djoko helps Serbia take 2-0 lead over Spain in quarters

Djoko helps Serbia take 2-0 lead over Spain in quarters

Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta , left, and his partner Marc Lopez return to Serbia's Nenad Zimonjic and Viktor Troicki, during their Davis Cup quarterfinal tennis doubles match, in Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, April 8, 2017. "I'm still very emotional out there". The Spaniard was on the back foot throughout the match and Troicki won comfortably in one hour 48 minutes. "They are likely to pick red clay at Roland Garros or Monte Carlo for the clash and I will do my best to make myself available ... Read More