Celtics vs. Bucks: Boston faces most significant moment of Jayson Tatum-Jaylen Brown era after Game 5 collapse

The Boston Celtics could see the finish line. A 3-2 lead was right there if they could just keep their wits about them and stay on their feet. And then one stumble. Then another, and another, and suddenly, improbably, the Milwaukee Bucks nipped them at the tape to steal control of the East semifinal series. 

“We gave it away,” Jaylen Brown said. “That’s how we lost it.”

Now, the action shifts back to Milwaukee for Game 6 and one of the most significant moments of the Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown era. 

The duo, which has been together since Tatum arrived in the 2017 draft, has already made a number of deep playoff runs together. There was the surprise trip to the Eastern Conference finals in Tatum’s rookie season in 2018, where they ultimately lost Game 7 at home to LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. They got back to the ECF in 2020 in the bubble, but were not fully healthy and couldn’t take care of business against the Miami Heat in a strange environment. 

Both of those defeats were frustrating, but they felt like positive stepping stones for a young team at the time. The reins hadn’t fully been handed to Tatum and Brown, and in neither season were the Celtics likely to actually win the title if they broke through to the Finals — certainly not in 2018 against the Golden State Warriors at the height of their powers, and probably not against the LeBron and Anthony Davis-led Lakers in 2020.

None of those caveats apply this time around. This is well and truly Tatum and Brown’s team, and it would be a massive disappointment if they bow out in the second round, even to the defending champions. The title race is wide open this season, and

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Cain Velasquez faces attempted murder charge after allegedly shooting at suspected child-abuser

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is facing multiple charges, including attempted murder, following an incident in San Jose, California, on Monday. Velasquez was arrested and charged on Monday after allegedly shooting at another person who is being charged with molesting a relative of Velasquez, according to the Santa Clara District Attorney’s office.

The person hit by the bullets was the stepfather of the accused and is expected to survive his injuries, according to police.

“Velasquez, 39, fired a handgun multiple times into a truck carrying Harry Goularte, and two older relatives and rammed the truck with his truck,” Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen said in a release. “Goularte’s male relative, 63, was struck once, but expected to survive.

“The sad tragedy is that Mr. Velasquez chose to take the law into his own hands, endangering the public and everyone in the truck. This act of violence also causes more pain and suffering to his family.”

Goularte is facing felony child molestation charges. He was granted release from custody without bail with restrictions, according to the district attorney. 

Velasquez is being held without bail at the Santa Clara County jail and set for arraignment on Wednesday.

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Velasquez (14-3) has long been considered among MMA’s greatest heavyweights, a distinction he may have held on his own if not for multiple injuries that derailed his career. Velasquez went on a perfect 9-0 run, including a first-round knockout of Pride and UFC legend Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira, to capture the UFC heavyweight championship by defeating Brock Lesnar via first-round TKO. He stumbled

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Novak Djokovic faces deportation after Australian government revokes his visa for a second time | Tennis News

Novak Djokovic's Australian Open title defence looks to be over

Novak Djokovic’s Australian Open title defence looks to be over

Novak Djokovic faces deportation after the Australian government revoked his visa for a second time, three days away from the start of the 2022 Australian Open. 

Immigration Minister Alex Hawke released a statement just before 7am UK time explaining that his decision to cancel the men’s world number one’s visa was made “in the public interest”, but Djokovic’s legal team have since submitted a request for an injunction, delaying his deportation.

The nine-time Australian Open winner will not be detained or deported overnight, although he will be under detention on Saturday morning when he attends the office of his lawyers ahead of the hearing on Sunday morning.

The 34-year-old was included in Thursday’s first-round draw, amid uncertainty over whether he would remain in the country, and Djokovic must now anxiously await a ruling to find out whether he can pursue his 21st Grand Slam title against unseeded Serb Miomir Kecmanovic on Monday.

Hawke said: “Today I exercised my power under section 133C(3) of the Migration Act to cancel the visa held by Mr Novak Djokovic on health and good order grounds, on the basis that it was in the public interest to do so.

Novak Djokovic has admitted to making an 'error of judgement' by attending an interview and photoshoot with a French newspaper after testing positive for Covid-19 last month

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Novak Djokovic has admitted to making an ‘error of judgement’ by attending an interview and photoshoot with a French newspaper after testing positive for Covid-19 last month

Novak Djokovic has admitted to making an ‘error of judgement’ by attending an interview and photoshoot with a French newspaper after testing positive for Covid-19 last month

“The decision followed orders by the Federal Circuit and Family Court on 10 January 2022, quashing a prior cancellation decision on procedural fairness grounds.

“In making this decision, I carefully considered information

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