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Sports Kyrie Irving, Boston Celtics Continue Unstoppable Start
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving, Boston Celtics Continue Unstoppable Start

I just don't know how many other reasons there are to wear them. But the early results suggest the Celtics are indeed the best team in the East now and the team to be afraid of in the future. They added (Jayson) Tatum, so you got another long-armed guy who can switch. "But they sure look like they want it to be right now". Much of this will hinge on how Thomas will play once he returns from his hip injury at some point in the next couple of months.

Sports Kevin Durant: 'Steph Curry Is the Face of the Franchise'
Author: 0 Kevin Durant: 'Steph Curry Is the Face of the Franchise'

That particular shot meant way more than just taking a commanding lead en route to his first National Basketball Association title, it was also a message to his critics and somebody he knew would be watching that game and had plenty to say about in the months after he made his free agent decision last summer.

Sports Olympian Douglas in hot water for victim shaming teammate Raisman
Author: 0 Olympian Douglas in hot water for victim shaming teammate Raisman

Douglas pointed out one of Raisman's tweets, in which Raisman advocated for speaking up against sexual abuse . The statement underscores what's been an impactful week for the gymnast. "I support you Aly and all the other women out there!" She also claimed that USA Gymnastics stopped her from speaking with the Federal Bureau of Investigation after she tried to seek out the female agent she first spoke with about Nassar - before she realized she was being abused by the doctor.

Sports Fleetwood puts pressure on Rose with sensational second round 65 at DPWTC
Author: 0 Fleetwood puts pressure on Rose with sensational second round 65 at DPWTC

Last year, Matt Fitzpatrick beat Tyrell Hatton by a shot at this tournament and, remarkably, the pair are in the two top spots again, with Fitzpatrick on 10-under, after a second successive 67, and Hatton on nine-under. "But I needed a low one today for sort of both purposes, maybe". Fleetwood shaved the hole with a good birdie chance at the last, but Rose made no mistake for his fifth birdie of the round which lifted him into a share of second place with Australian veteran Hend.

Sports Italy coach Ventura sacked after missing World Cup berth
Author: 0 Italy coach Ventura sacked after missing World Cup berth

Giampierio Ventura, who presided over the shambolic qualifying campaign, continues to cling to his post but both Conte, who managed Italy to the quarter finals of Euro 2016, and Carlo Ancelotti have been linked with the job. "In all national teams, there has to be a generational shift at some point, and Italy are obviously at that moment, but I think they will soon get back to being leaders in the football world because there are a lot of talented youngsters coming through".

Sports Jaylen Brown played game in honor of late best friend
Author: 0 Jaylen Brown played game in honor of late best friend

He was three of 14 from the field - two from nine from the three-point line - and had nine points. After trailing by as many as 17 in the third quarter, Kyrie Irving and prized rookie Jayson Tatum led the way as Boston kept the league's best record with an impressive come-from-behind victory over Steph Curry and the defending champion Warriors.

Sports Former U of H track star qualifies for Olympic bobsledding
Author: 0 Former U of H track star qualifies for Olympic bobsledding

The similarities to the fictional story of the Jamaican team qualifying are remarkable. They finished No. 5 this week in Calgary, and will represent their country in South Korea. Their journey to PyeongChang actually began in Houston, with a wooden sled they dubbed "The Maeflower". "They should be very proud, and I am very proud of them".

Sports Chicharito denies reports he wants to leave West Ham for Chivas
Author: 0 Chicharito denies reports he wants to leave West Ham for Chivas

Under Bilic, West Ham managed just two wins in the Premier League this season but Moyes refused to blame the Croatian for the slow start and instead is focusing on the reaction of his players. And I've got Watford. "Now it's time to talk about what's coming next". "That's the really good bit and, to be honest, the minute I got the job, my concentration was just to get out onto the training ground, to really get started with the players".

Sports Dominic Thiem registers his first win — ATP finals
Author: 0 Dominic Thiem registers his first win — ATP finals

Dimitrov, undefeated at 2-0, is through to the semifinals. Thiem, whose record against Wednesday's opponent was stretched to 5-0, ultimately prevailed 6-3 3-6 6-4 to reignite his hopes of reaching the last four, while Carreno Busta can not qualify despite a resilient showing, with Dimitrov having already progressed following his win over David Goffin .

Sports Danica Patrick to end racing career at next year's Indy 500
Author: 0 Danica Patrick to end racing career at next year's Indy 500

Her best finish came in 2014 at Atlanta when she finished sixth. Stewart also credits Patrick for helping him expand the Stewart-Haas Racing team to four cars. I know I always said I'd never go back to Indy, and I was always being honest. Fighting back tears, the 35-year-old said she was "grateful for all the opportunities".

Sports Jameis Winston says groping allegations are 'false'
Author: 0 Jameis Winston says groping allegations are 'false'

While waiting in the drive-thru line at a Mexican restaurant, she says "he reached over and he just grabbed my crotch". Kate said women in the public eye coming forward to speak out against sexual misconduct compelled her to share her story, saying, "I have been empowered by my sisters who have forged this path by speaking up, and I must do my part to make it a little more well traveled".

Sports David Unsworth surprised by Sam Allardyce comments
Author: 0 David Unsworth surprised by Sam Allardyce comments

Everton interim boss David Unsworth has claimed that he was surprised to hear Sam Allardyce rule himself out of the running for the managerial position at Goodison Park. "I've seen bits of speculation but not a great deal". "This is an fantastic club with, in my opinion, the best fans - you saw that in the last game at Everton ".

Sports Dortmund ace Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang dropped for disciplinary reasons: Future in doubt
Author: 0 Dortmund ace Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang dropped for disciplinary reasons: Future in doubt

According to Dortmund reporter Sebastian Weßling , Aubameyang has been suspended because he " allowed himself numerous lapses of discipline, arrives late for training constantly and considers himself untouchable ". In November 2016, Aubameyang was banned for a game by former Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel after travelling to Italy for a private party without permission.

Sports Loftus-Cheek can kick-start career at Palace - Hodgson
Author: 0 Loftus-Cheek can kick-start career at Palace - Hodgson

A shortage of available midfielders prompted England coach Gareth Southgate to hand Loftus-Cheek his global debut against Germany and the 21-year-old retained his place for the clash with the Selecao on Tuesday. Conte said that Loftus-Cheek and Abraham could take inspiration from Andreas Christensen, who is now in Chelsea's first team having spent two years on loan with Borussia Monchengladbach.

Sports Welsh boss Coleman to become Sunderland manager - Twitter reacts
Author: 0 Welsh boss Coleman to become Sunderland manager - Twitter reacts

Coleman will take over at the Stadium of Light after handing his resignation into Wales . Coleman is believed to be giving serious consideration to ending his time at the helm of Wales after he failed to take the Red Dragons to their first World Cup since the 1958 tournament in Sweden.

Sports World Cup party time for Peru now long wait is finally over
Author: 0 World Cup party time for Peru now long wait is finally over

PERUVIANS were urged to celebrate, but not get carried away, after being granted a national holiday to mark their national team qualifying for a first World Cup finals in 35 years. The teams played out a 0-0 draw in the first leg in Wellington on Saturday and although both sides had chances in a tense match in Lima, Peru were more clinical in front of goal.

Sports James Harden, Chris Paul trade shots at one another after win
Author: 0 James Harden, Chris Paul trade shots at one another after win

The Rockets made 61 percent of their first-half shots to match the second-most points in a first half in National Basketball Association history. Monroe put up some numbers in his first game in a Suns uniform, but his defensive incompetence is part of the reason the Rockets managed to drop 45 points in the first and second quarters.

Sports Antonio Conte confirms David Luiz to return to Chelsea squad vs
Author: 0 Antonio Conte confirms David Luiz to return to Chelsea squad vs

It is normal this. I like to speak about the team and the next game. Michy Batshuayi and Charly Musonda are not expected to be in the squad for Saturday's game at West Brom because of ankle and knee problems respectively. The 30-year-old returned to the Blues in 2016 after three years at French giants Paris Saint-Germain, and was considered by many to be one of the best centre backs in the Premier League last season.

Sports Cardinals nearing one-year extension with star receiver Larry Fitzgerald
Author: 0 Cardinals nearing one-year extension with star receiver Larry Fitzgerald

Although Fitzgerald had been recently mulling over the possibility of retirement , his numbers suggest that he can still play at an elite level, which is why this deal would make sense for both sides. "That's the only reason I'm playing at this point", Fitzgerald said of aiming for a Super Bowl, according to ESPN.com's Josh Weinfuss . This reported contract extension would ensure that, if Fitzgerald decides to play in 2018, it will be for the Cardinals - the team that selected him with the ...