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Sports Raptors fire coach Dwane Casey after humiliating Cavs sweep
Author: 0 Raptors fire coach Dwane Casey after humiliating Cavs sweep

The Raptors' historic season came after Ujiri called for a "culture reset" last off-season. So the Raptors fired Casey, praising him on his way out the door. "I feel it didn't get us there, but I think it's credible". And while Ujiri didn't say that Casey's playoff failures were the reason for his dismissal, and he said he hadn't spoken with Lowry or DeRozan until he let them know that he was getting rid of their coach, what those players said when the season ended must have factored into ...

Sports Juventus on brink of fourth straight double after Cup final
Author: 0 Juventus on brink of fourth straight double after Cup final

The second leg proved to be a much more one-side affair, as Juve romped to a 4-1 win courtesy of Albanian forward, Riza Lushta's hat-trick and a Vittorio Sentimenti penalty, with Milan's consolation coming through Aldo Boffi. The Coppa Italia switched to a single final format in the 1971-72 season and Juve played Milan at the Stadio Olimpico in 1973. To start Donnarumma so repulsed the attack of Douglas Costa, the ball was in the net, and in three minutes dropped the ball on the leg, ...

Sports Chavez won a mountain stage, Yates headed the General offset
Author: 0 Chavez won a mountain stage, Yates headed the General offset

As the breakaway reached the final 15km on the slopes of Mount Etna , Ulissi remained at the front of the group and Aru had kept his position at the head of the Peloton, riding well with a select bunch of GC contenders. Yates was third in the general classification at the start of the 169-kilometre route from Caltanissetta to Etna, trailing leader Rohan Dennis by 17 seconds.

Sports Pakistan tour possible, says Cricket Ireland chief
Author: 0 Pakistan tour possible, says Cricket Ireland chief

Pakistan now sit in seventh place on the rankings, but even though they are going up against a side with no Test experience Imam pointed out that his side can not afford to underestimate Ireland . "I think it's a great achievement for Ireland cricket and their cricket board to play Test cricket", Sarfraz was quoted as saying by the ICC website on the eve of Ireland's debut Test, starting on Friday in Malahide.

Sports Moyes unsure of West Ham's ambition ahead of contract talks
Author: 0 Moyes unsure of West Ham's ambition ahead of contract talks

But beyond that, there was not much else to celebrate. Please, please let Luke Shaw play! Although, reading Mourinho's comments after the Brighton game, that shouldn't be a surprise. At this stage of the season you don't get great games". Starting on the right of three centre-backs, he covered behind Valencia well and was tidy on the ball.

Sports Barcelona: Valverde claims VAR is needed
Author: 0 Barcelona: Valverde claims VAR is needed

When asked if the match had lived up to its "decaffeinated" billing, Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said: "Decaf?" We had to get over that but it is also true we wanted to win, and we had chances. Gerard Pique stepped on his ankle as he unsuccessfully tried to stop the Madrid forward from scoring from close range. The flick went toward the net and found Ronaldo, who tapped it past Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

Sports Gardner, Judge rally Yankees past Red Sox
Author: 0 Gardner, Judge rally Yankees past Red Sox

The two teams have already brawled once, and their match-ups have been among the most entertaining in baseball. While the famous Yankees-Red Sox rivalry is entertaining, that's not what's making their match-ups so good this season. The New York Yankees beat the Red Sox 9-6 last night and moved into first place in the AL East . With the win, the Yankees improved to 26-10.

Sports DD vs SRH Star Wars: Rishabh Pant vs Siddarth Kaul
Author: 0 DD vs SRH Star Wars: Rishabh Pant vs Siddarth Kaul

With five overs left in the innings, Delhi stared at some sort of respectability before another miscommunication between the batsmen ended Patel's stay. But the keeper-batsman then took charge of proceedings as he put on 55 runs off 38 balls for the fourth wicket with Harshal Patel (24). Hyderabad's Shakib Al Hasan picked up two wickets giving away 27 runs.

Sports India says no to pink ball cricket
Author: 0 India says no to pink ball cricket

After Adelaide, Australia's four-match series against India moves to Perth Stadium - for the venue's maiden Test - before Melbourne and Sydney host the traditional Boxing Day and New Year Test matches. "Under the circumstances, I regret to say the proposed day-night Test can not be played and all Tests will have to have the conventional structure".

Sports Nothing is impossible for Portugal with Ronaldo: Mourinho
Author: 0 Nothing is impossible for Portugal with Ronaldo: Mourinho

The five-time Ballon d'Or victor suffered the injury during Madrid's 2-2 draw with Barcelona in El Clasico Sunday at Camp Nou in Barcelona , Spain. Messi and Ronaldo have dominated football's top individual awards for the past decade and are expected to continue that trend this year after outstanding campaigns for Barcelona and Real Madrid , respectively, reports Xinhua news agency.

Sports Closing moments of season-ending playoff loss will motivate Joel Embiid
Author: 0 Closing moments of season-ending playoff loss will motivate Joel Embiid

The Celtics, meanwhile, got some amazingly clutch performances out of their most promising young talents, particularly Tatum, Brown, and Marcus Smart. "But we definitely have more to show". After the loss, Simmons remained bullish on the young stars' future. Season over. That might've been Redick's lost shot in a Sixers uniform.

Sports Real Madrid initiate operation Neymar
Author: 0 Real Madrid initiate operation Neymar

Neymar last summer for a record in the history of football Euro 222 million moved from Barcelona to PSG . AS, the Spanish newspaper, report how Neymar met Vinicius Junior - who will become the most expensive teenager in the world when he moves to Real from Flamengo on his 18th birthday this summer - in his mansion near to Rio de Janeiro in March.

Sports Chris Paul finally reaches conference finals as Rockets advance
Author: 0 Chris Paul finally reaches conference finals as Rockets advance

When asked how he felt about getting the chance to play in his first Conference Finals, he said: "Who plays just for that?" Is anyone shocked? No. It was a formula built to stop Golden State, but one that also took care of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Jazz in five games each.

Sports Major league whoops: Mets bat out of order in first inning
Author: 0 Major league whoops: Mets bat out of order in first inning

But the lineup the umpires got had Cabrera second and Flores third, meaning Cabrera automatically was called out after his double. The first two batters for the Mets made outs against Reds starter Sal Romano. The Reds were on the other end of a batting snafu 10 years earlier at Shea Stadium. Cabrera was batting in the No. 3 spot, as had been announced before the game.

Sports Toure hails 'perfect' Manchester City send off
Author: 0 Toure hails 'perfect' Manchester City send off

City missed out on a new record with defeat to Manchester United but matched their neighbours' previous mark from 2000-01 by winning the league with five games to go. "In terms of stats and numbers, we were the best". Guardiola was delighted that City were able to break the records on the night that Yaya Toure said an emotional farewell to the Etihad after eight years.

Sports Ferguson's recovering after coming out of intensive care
Author: 0 Ferguson's recovering after coming out of intensive care

Ferguson famously described his mission upon joining United as knocking Liverpool "off their perch".He duly did so as United overtook Liverpool as the most successful side in English domestic football. An inside source from Manchester United added to this news, by revealing: "Of course he'd love to be at Kiev on May 26 to see his former star player Cristiano Ronaldo in action for Real Madrid against Liverpool".

Sports I don't want Paul Pogba to leave Man United, says Mourinho
Author: 0 I don't want Paul Pogba to leave Man United, says Mourinho

Mourinho was also confident that the Belgian striker will be fit for 19 May, saying that he will not play in the Premier League this season. "That's my feeling. Mourinho, whose team can secure second in the Premier League with a point at West Ham United on Thursday, has criticised the performance of his team on numerous occasions this season and most recently after the 1-0 defeat at Brighton on Friday.

Sports Huddersfield stay up after holding Chelsea
Author: 0 Huddersfield stay up after holding Chelsea

Liverpool have to win the last game against Brighton and it's the same for Tottenham . Having arrived at Stamford Bridge from local London rivals Arsenal for a fee of €17 million Giroud has proved to be a great buy in his limited time at the West London outfit so far.

Sports Everton boss Sam Allardyce admits saga over Wayne Rooney's future continuing
Author: 0 Everton boss Sam Allardyce admits saga over Wayne Rooney's future continuing

England and Manchester United all-time record goalscorer Wayne Rooney is reportedly in talks to leave the Premier League at the end of the season after becoming disillusioned with life at Everton . "It's all very similar here". However, the former Bolton boss insists he doesn't have a problem with Rooney. "Wayne loves his football , he loves training, he wants to play and play well like everybody else".

Sports West Brom relegated as Southampton beat Swansea
Author: 0 West Brom relegated as Southampton beat Swansea

Southampton, which entertains champion Manchester City, is nine better off than the Swans on goal difference. Swansea's best chance of survival now seems to rest on overcoming Stoke and seeing Huddersfield lose their final two games, at Chelsea on Wednesday and at home to Arsenal on Sunday.

Sports Miltant trio had planned major terror attack in Srinagar: J&K police
Author: 0 Miltant trio had planned major terror attack in Srinagar: J&K police

Local media outlets are reporting that the sounds of gunfire continue to rise from the area. Hamal had joined Laskhar in April last year.IG, CRPF , Ravideep Singh Sahi told TNIE that the police and CRPF men launched a joint combing and search operation in Chattabal area - a few kilometres away from Civil Secretariat - on Saturday morning.