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National Basketball Association roundup: Horford, Irving guide Celtics by Bucks

National Basketball Association roundup: Horford, Irving guide Celtics by Bucks

The franchise transformed the court for its 50th anniversary season and painted it in bright colors reminiscent of the original Robert Indiana-design. "We'll see how it is on my knees, see how it is on everyone's bodies", he said. It looks like it's freshly painted as well. - Irving and Horford went 11-for-15 in the first half, while the rest of the team was just 3-for-24.


Joe Flacco leaves game after cheap shot by Kiko Alonso

Joe Flacco leaves game after cheap shot by Kiko Alonso

As he slid, Dolphins linebacker Kiko Alonso lowered his shoulder and connected with Flacco's head, knocking Flacco's helmet off. The hit was so hard that Flacco's helmet came off. Ravens coach John Harbaugh was understandably furious and came out to yell at Alonso. Flacco was taken out of the game to undergo concussion protocol while Alonso, somehow, was not thrown out of the game.



Four Kansas City Royals players named as Gold Glove finalists

Gold Glove finalists were announced yesterday, and somehow, Jackie Bradley Jr. was snubbed again. The Royals' four finalists are tied for the most in the Major Leagues, matching Boston, Cincinnati, Cleveland and the Los Angeles Angels. He is the only Royals first baseman to be honored. Crawford and catcher Buster Posey are the Giants' only two finalists for Gold Glove Awards a year after San Francisco had a franchise-record three players honored.


GSP's comments on poor UFC 217 ticket sales are unsurprisingly bland

GSP's comments on poor UFC 217 ticket sales are unsurprisingly bland

UFC Middleweight champion Michael Bisping denies wrongdoing in an alleged gym assault which resulted in him being sued by a 19-year-old male. I mean, of course, he's filed papers. First and foremost on the British champ's mind is his upcoming fight against St-Pierre, who returns after a four-year layoff to vie for the middleweight belt.


Astros manager AJ Hinch calls hotel altercation report 'nonsense'

Astros manager AJ Hinch calls hotel altercation report 'nonsense'

Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch says there was "no altercation" at a hotel in California this week at the World Series after a TMZ Sports report that he argued with bar patrons. Hinch was involved in a heated altercation after Game 1 and cops were called ... TMZ , citing unnamed sources , said Hinch "snapped" and began yelling and cursing in the middle of the bar.


Williams beats Muguruza to reach last four at WTA Finals

Williams beats Muguruza to reach last four at WTA Finals

The Spaniard managed to surge to a 3-1 lead, only for Williams to peg her back to 3-3. Despite the disappointment, Muguruza was keen to highlight what a great year she had experienced after adding the Wimbledon title to her 2016 French Open triumph.