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Sports Messi returning to Barca for hamstring scan
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Goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen will also undergo tests on Thursday after missing Germany's 1-0 defeat to Brazil on Tuesday with a knee injury. But with his side also playing in the Copa del Rey and Champions League next month, Valverde is wary about his players' fitness levels coming back from the global break, particularly that of Messi , who boasts 35 goals and 16 assists in all competitions this season.

Sports LeBron James ties Michael Jordan with incredible scoring record
Author: 0 LeBron James ties Michael Jordan with incredible scoring record

They limited the Cavs to their lowest point total for the season at 79. Following 1:22 into the start of the game, Kevin Love suffered an elbow to the tooth and was lost for the rest of the game. Per Elias Sports Bureau, LBJ has scored 10+ points in 99.3 percent of his career games, the highest percentage in National Basketball Association history.

Sports LeBron James thinks he should be NBA MVP
Author: 0 LeBron James thinks he should be NBA MVP

Rodney Hood added 15 for Cleveland, which lost Kevin Love at halftime to a loose tooth. Charlotte heads back on the road for a Saturday game at Washington before returning home to host Philadelphia on Sunday. He averages 9.1 assists per game, a career-high. Wade had another block of James in the fourth quarter. James , who started the streak on January 6, 2007, tied Jordan's mark in the second quarter on an alley-oop dunk from JR Smith.

Sports Harry Kane Not Ruled Out with Ankle Injury for Chelsea vs
Author: 0 Harry Kane Not Ruled Out with Ankle Injury for Chelsea vs

Kane damaged lateral ligaments in his ankle during a league match against Bournemouth on March 11, and Tottenham said the striker would not be back in training until April. "Of course there are still a lot of games to play, it is not a final". Tottenham can move eight points clear of Chelsea in the race for a top four finish with a win on Sunday, and that would surely be enough to secure Champions League football next season, albeit not mathematically.

Sports National Basketball Association 2018 Hall Of Fame Class Partially Revealed
Author: 0 National Basketball Association 2018 Hall Of Fame Class Partially Revealed

Hill was drafted by the Detroit Pistons with the 3rd pick in the National Basketball Association draft in 1994. As the poster boy for the "Teal Era" in Detroit, Hill managed to shoot 49 percent from the field and averaged 25.8 points per game, 6.6 rebounds per game, and 5.2 assists per game usurped in the MVP voting by only Allen Iverson and eventual MVP Shaquille O'Neal .

Sports Still room for VAR improvement, says England boss Gareth Southgate
Author: 0 Still room for VAR improvement, says England boss Gareth Southgate

The Three Lions edged out a narrow win over Holland last week, while the Azzurri were defeated by Argentina. An angry Gareth Southgate lashed out at VAR in the aftermath of England's 1-1 draw with Italy , believing that his side were robbed of a second victory in the space of a week.

Sports Allen is still No. 1 in Mel Kiper's lastest mock draft
Author: 0 Allen is still No. 1 in Mel Kiper's lastest mock draft

They could even shock the world and take a defensive back or running back in the first round. Notre Dame offensive lineman Quenton Nelson is the Bears' selection with the No. Allen is tantalizing, for sure, because of his size (6-foot-5 and 233 pounds) and his "big arm". "The Packers need to get younger at outside linebacker - Clay Matthews will be 32 this summer - and Davenport could be a part-time player while he gets up to speed at the National Football League level", Kiper wrote.

Author: 0 Giancarlo Stanton Smokes 2-Run HR In 1st Yankee At-Bat

I thought all day long he was winning pitches". Tyler Austin, who had been slated to start the season at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, will likely get the bulk of the playing time at first base in Bird's absence. Boone had been a television analyst since retiring as a player after the 2009 season. The Toronto Chamber Orchestra did a spectacular job with the national anthems, as the assortment of strings nailed every note.

Sports Mets Great Rusty Staub Dies At 73
Author: 0 Mets Great Rusty Staub Dies At 73

As just about anyone with a passing interest in baseball statistics can tell you, the only members of the 3,000-hit club that reached Hall of Fame eligibility without being inducted are Rose and Palmeiro. Though best remembered for his three home runs during the 1973 National League Championship Series, Staub came up with the Astros. His Rusty Staub Foundation donated more than $100 million to the widows and children of NY policeman and firefigherts killed in the line of duty, including on 9/11.

Sports Joel Embiid exits with injury after Markelle Fultz head-butt
Author: 0 Joel Embiid exits with injury after Markelle Fultz head-butt

Then they'll travel to Charlotte for Sunday's game against the Hornets at the Spectrum Center. Philadelphia's Joel Embiid , center, reacts to an injury during a game against NY. Embiid, a 2018 All-Star, went to the locker room in the second quarter of Philadelphia's game against the Knicks after the nasty collision. However, he went to a hospital for more testing.

Sports KU fans can watch Final Four game at Allen Fieldhouse
Author: 0 KU fans can watch Final Four game at Allen Fieldhouse

Michigan , Loyola-Chicago, Villanova and Kansas all arrive in San Antonio hoping to succeed the North Carolina Tar Heels as the NCAA champions. Surprisingly, the nine-year-old nailed the gameplan that led to Kansas' success. Now, it's down to two No. 1 seeds squaring off Saturday with a spot in the national championship on the line. The Villanova Wildcats (34-4) entered the 2018 NCAA Tournament ranked second in the country by pollsters but as the favorites at sportsbooks monitored by ...

Sports David Warner finally has his say on Australia ball-tampering scandal
Author: 0 David Warner finally has his say on Australia ball-tampering scandal

Talking for the first time since the Cape Town ball-tampering fiasco that saw the provisional suspension of former skipper Steve Smith, former vice-captain David Warner and Cameron Bancroft, Lehmann admitted that their former style of "butting heads on the line" would not stand anymore and that they need to oversee a cultural overhaul in order to save his team's shattered reputation.

Sports Marcos Alonso sends message to Chelsea FC fans about Antonio Conte
Author: 0 Marcos Alonso sends message to Chelsea FC fans about Antonio Conte

Chelsea are fifth on 56 points, five points behind Spurs who occupy the final UEFA Champions League qualifying spot. At a press conference, the 48-year-old told reporters: "For sure this is an important game for us". The newspaper claims the 15-year-old would head to Stamford Bridge during the summer, and sign a first professional contract on August 31 - his 16th birthday.

Sports Twitter reactions over Steve smith emotional conference
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A tearful Lehmann insisted the decision to quit was his, and he was not fired by his bosses over the scandal that has plunged the team into crisis. Cameron Bancroft has apologised to everyone for his involvement in the ball-tampering scandal which was exposed in Cape Town last week.

Sports Lucas Moura names the two Chelsea FC players Tottenham should fear
Author: 0 Lucas Moura names the two Chelsea FC players Tottenham should fear

The 25-year-old has made six appearances for Tottenham in all competitions this season, scoring one goal and providing three assists. "I think it is hard now to say yes or no to be involved". A Brazilian global, Lucas has made six appearances in our colours thus far, including three assists and a goal in our run to the FA Cup semi-finals.

Sports Alexandre Lacazette Returns To Arsenal Training After Recovering From Injury
Author: 0 Alexandre Lacazette Returns To Arsenal Training After Recovering From Injury

The Frenchman said finishing the season with a Europa League win, and subsequent qualification for the Champions League as a result, would not change his opinion on what he has given to the club over the years. "Behind closed doors, I've never known someone who's as hungry and determined to win football games. It [the hunger] is as big as I've ever seen, for sure".

Sports Barca Star Ready to Snub Manchester United
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The samba star was heavily linked with a move to join Sir Alex Ferguson's Manchester United back in 2003, but has now revealed that only a previous agreement with Barcelona president Sandro Rosell put the brakes on the deal and ultimately saw him join the Catalan club.

Sports Cameron Smith added to Masters field
Author: 0 Cameron Smith added to Masters field

The 37-year-old Englishman has an enviable record at Augusta National with a tie for second in 2015, tied 10th in 2016 and a playoff loss to Sergio Garcia in 2017. Stricker finished 12th in the Valspar Championship, where Woods was runner-up to Paul Casey , but has also been competing on the Champions Tour and won his second straight event in MS last week.