• Russell Westbrook first to average triple-double in multiple seasons
Russell Westbrook first to average triple-double in multiple seasons

He lived through the Kevin Durant-Westbrook-James Harden triumvirate and made a finals with the Thunder. For nearly the entire season, he was not averaging a triple-double, causing his quest for a repeat to fly under the radar, to a large degree.

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  • NY eyeing Jerry Stackhouse as next head coach
NY eyeing Jerry Stackhouse as next head coach

The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity early on Thursday morning because an official announcement isn't planned until later in the day. Those three teams made coaching changes during the regular season, inserting interim head coaches. Now Perry, who started as a GM in July, will be able to hire his own coach.

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  • EPL: Chelsea told to sack four senior players instead of Conte
EPL: Chelsea told to sack four senior players instead of Conte

Spain global Morata scored seven goals in his first seven appearances for the club, but his form tailed off badly from October until mid-January, with a return of five goals in 22 matches. I don't assume the state of affairs that Chelsea are in is Conte's fault - you might want to give him that season'. He added, "Massive, massive".

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  • Haley, Mattis divided on evidence of Syria gas attack
Haley, Mattis divided on evidence of Syria gas attack

Mattis placed blame on Russian Federation for the continuing alleged chemical attacks in Syria, despite the fact that Mattis said the USA does not have hard evidence that chemical weapons were used in the Douma attack that has killed at least 43 people.

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  • Durant to decline option, re-sign with Warriors
Durant to decline option, re-sign with Warriors

The Warriors shelled out cash for Durant, but not as much as one would expect-he accepted a two-year, $51.25 million deal , though he clearly could have garnered a max contract elsewhere. Heck, he took a $1.5 million pay cut from the season before, which is something you don't see too often from a star player in his prime. Drew Shiller of NBC Spo...

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  • Champions League semi-finals draw
Champions League semi-finals draw

But 12-time European champions Real - winners of the competition three times in the last four years - are now clear favourites, once again, following the quarter-final exits of Barcelona and Manchester City. The ECHO will have it all covered in our special live blog - provided the Reds see off City, of course. The first leg, which was played last...

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  • Fultz honoured to become youngest to record National Basketball Association triple-double
Fultz honoured to become youngest to record National Basketball Association triple-double

This will be the Sixers' first playoff appearance since 2012 when, as the eighth seed, they defeated the Chicago Bulls in the first round before losing, four games to three, in the Eastern Conference semifinals to the Boston Celtics. At one stage on Wednesday, the Sixers led 72-37. "I very much look forward to bringing Joel back", Brown said. "...

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  • Tyson Fury announces comeback fight on June 9 in Manchester
Tyson Fury announces comeback fight on June 9 in Manchester

Fury's long lay-off included a backdated two-year ban from UK Anti-Doping in December after he was charged with testing positive for a "prohibited substance" in June 2016. But Fury was soon stripped of the IBF belt, and relinquished the WBA and WBO versions amid mental health issues. "By the time I get ready to fight, it's going to be an easy c...

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  • Kyle Busch wins 2nd stage at Texas, Kurt 2nd
Kyle Busch wins 2nd stage at Texas, Kurt 2nd

He finished ahead of Kevin Harvick , who led 87 laps in the race before several pit issues had him a lap down at one point. Busch now heads to a track on which he has been incredibly strong, so hang onto him at Bristol Motor Speedway. Harvick cut that deficit to 0.3 seconds with five remaining but couldn't get any closer. But he had issues on ...

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  • Liverpool's Salah could feature in Man City away leg
Liverpool's Salah could feature in Man City away leg

We train at 5pm. Before facing the media, Klopp also provided an update on Andrew Robertson and Alberto Moreno, both of whom missed the Merseyside derby with minor knocks. "It is clear they would be outstanding but there is no flawless football team in the world". "I always think about how we can win the next game and we need fresh legs for tha...

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  • Roma cause a Champions League sensation by knocking Barcelona out
Roma cause a Champions League sensation by knocking Barcelona out

Gabriel Jesus gave City the lead in just the second minute, but they were unable to add to it and saw a legitimate Leroy Sane goal disallowed for offside. "I hope it will not affect us but this is clearly a blow". With their pressure it forced us to knock balls long, we became disjointed and we were not able to win the second ball.

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  • Cameroon Athletes 'Missing' At Commonwealth Games
Cameroon Athletes 'Missing' At Commonwealth Games

A sixth Cameroon athlete, Ulrich Rodrigue Yombo, was on Wednesday confirmed missing after he failed to appear at the weigh-in on Wednesday ahead of the quarter-final bout in the 81kg division. "That includes Cameroon and any other athletes". Beattie, a former Queensland state premier, said the authorities had mechanisms in place to deal wit...

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  • Harry Kane awarded Tottenham Hotspur's second goal against Stoke City
Harry Kane awarded Tottenham Hotspur's second goal against Stoke City

The Premier League on Wednesday confirmed that Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane had been awarded a goal previously credited to teammate Christian Eriksen and Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah-Kane's competitor for the Golden Boot-took to Twitter to share his incredulity.

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  • Bills release preseason schedule
Bills release preseason schedule

The Buffalo Bills have revealed the opponents and the dates for their four-game preseason schedule. The Pats will be at home for their first two weeks of the preseason against the Washington Redskins and then against the Philadelphia Eagles in a rematch of the two Super Bowl teams in Week 2 .

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  • I didn't quite have it today - Rory McIlroy
I didn't quite have it today - Rory McIlroy

Even as he slipped into a green jacket, he was perceived more as a villain than a victor. On whether or not he was watching the leaderboards. . I knew when I birdied 14, was about the same time that Jordan bogeyed the last. Chip it down there. Playing in the same group as four-time major victor Rory McIlroy , he didn't flinch even as Jordan ...

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  • Five clubs circle as Martial lays down demands for Man Utd stay
Five clubs circle as Martial lays down demands for Man Utd stay

After talks over a new deal broke down, they are believed to have started up again recently. However, Jose Mourinho is apparently expected to overhaul his attacking options this summer, and the report states that Martial may be surplus to requirements.

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  • Carmelo Anthony admits that Russell Westbrook steals rebounds
Carmelo Anthony admits that Russell Westbrook steals rebounds

As long as we get the rebound, I don't think we're anxious about that. Russell Westbrook posted a monster triple-double (23-18-13) - despite a poor shooting night - and he needs 16 rebounds in his final game to average a triple-double for the season.

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  • This could be my last Champions League match, concedes Buffon
This could be my last Champions League match, concedes Buffon

He however got his reign at the west London club to a flying start - scoring at least a goal in his first few matches at the club, but hit a roadblock when he went about four months without a goal. "This isn't about one or two points, but rather going forward in a massive tournament that brings so much money and prestige, we can't allow these incid...

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  • Luis Severino may have tipped his pitches vs. Red Sox Tuesday
Luis Severino may have tipped his pitches vs. Red Sox Tuesday

The Yankees were built to feast on left-handed pitching this season, but they struggled against the best southpaw in the American League. He now owns an eight-game hitting streak where he's gone 15-for-30 with 13 runs, seven extra-base hits, six RBIs, and two strikeouts.

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  • Donovan Mitchell throws shade at Ben Simmons with 'rookie' hoodie
Donovan Mitchell throws shade at Ben Simmons with 'rookie' hoodie

Simmons said he isn't paying attention to any of the other ROY-contenders because he's focused on reaching the level of National Basketball Association greats like LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and other superstars. But some people may not have all that time to prepare for that exam. "I'll put it in perspective for people who obviou...

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