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Mariners' Haniger ends Marlins' no-hitter in 9th Mariners' Haniger ends Marlins' no-hitter in 9th
- April 24, 2017

SEATTLE (AP) - Rookie Mitch Haniger extended his hitting streak to 13 games with three hits and four RBIs, and Seattle won for the fifth time in six games. "It was my last at-bat, obviously, and the last chance", Suzuki told reporters through an interpreter ( via the Seattle Times ). He allowed all four runs in the first three innings, including one on a wild pitch. (more...)
Durant still questionable for Warriors
- April 23, 2017

The Blazers upgraded Nurkic to doubtful for Game 3 of their playoff series against the Golden State Warriors. "I don't want to play one game and sit out another two weeks". LeBron James finished with 41 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Cleveland Cavaliers set an National Basketball Association postseason record by erasing a 25-point halftime deficit to beat the Indiana Pacers 119-111 on Thursday night and take a 3-0 lead. (more...)
Browns have zeroed in on choice with No. 1 draft pick Browns have zeroed in on choice with No. 1 draft pick
- April 22, 2017

Garrett is the consensus guy in a lot of circles and is assumed to be the player the Browns will take if they decide to keep the No. 1 pick and not trade back. However, Kiper is saying that Cleveland could consider giving up some of the draft picks they've built up over the years in order to get another high pick. (more...)
Hernandez's fall from grace ends with death in jail Hernandez's fall from grace ends with death in jail
- April 22, 2017

Hernandez's died early Wednesday morning after he hanged himself by a bedsheet in his prison cell, the Massachusetts Department of Correction said. Hernandez, 27, was locked in his cell in the general population area of the maximum-security prison at 8 p.m. (more...)
Ibrahimovic blow mars Man Utd's Europa progress Ibrahimovic blow mars Man Utd's Europa progress
- April 21, 2017

While man-of-the-match and match-winner Rashford earned many plaudits, as did £89 million man Paul Pogba after a sterling display in the midfield... "I think it's time for Jones and Smalling to be fearless, to risk", said the Portuguese, whose side visit Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday before tackling Manchester City next Thursday. (more...)
UFC's Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson sounds like he's just burned out
- April 21, 2017

It was the second time Johnson has fallen at the final hurdle with Cormier again thwarting his quest for the title. Cormier went on to defeat Johnson by second-round submission to defend his title for the second time since winning it (against Johnson) at UFC 187 in May 2015. (more...)
Spurs no longer the underdogs, says Chelsea's Conte
- April 21, 2017

They defeated Peterborough United, Brentford, Wolves and defending champions Manchester United en route to this match and could face one of Arsenal or Manchester City in the final. Former England midfielder Ugo Ehiogu was rushed to hospital after collapsing at Tottenham Hotspur's training ground, the club confirmed. "He received immediate treatment on site from our medical staff before being transferred to hospital by ambulance". (more...)
Ibrahimovic joins lengthening injury list at Man United
- April 21, 2017

United's record goalscorer Wayne Rooney made his return against Anderlecht, taking his place on the bench after missing four games with an ankle injury, but Mourinho suggested the club captain is not yet ready to play. NAIJ.com can report that Henrik Mkhitaryan opened scoring for Manchester United in the 10th minute after being set up by Frenchman Paul Pogba. "He's a strong man, even if he's not in the best condition, even if he's not in the level of sharpness that you need to play ... (more...)
Soyuz space capsule carrying American, Russian blasts off
- April 21, 2017

A two-man U.S./Russian crew floated into the International Space Station today, hours after they blasted from earth to space from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. local time (0713 UTC). Launched on a "fast-track", six-orbit rendezvous, they are set to dock the Soyuz at the station's Poisk module at 9:23 a.m. (more...)
Dana White estimates Mayweather/McGregor purse amounts Dana White estimates Mayweather/McGregor purse amounts
- April 20, 2017

Speaking today on the Mayweather McGregor negotiations, White has said he thinks Mayweather makes "north" of $100 million. UFC star Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather have been in talks about squaring off inside the boxing ring for quite a long time now. (more...)
Celtics' Brad Stevens: Marcus Smart's actions 'unacceptable'
- April 20, 2017

Meanwhile the Celtics have turned Bulls center Robin Lopez into the second coming of Wilt Chamberlain; Lopez has 13 offensive rebounds through the first two games. He knows what it takes to win. Despite fielding an efficient offence in the regular season, the Celtics' attack has been largely neaturalised through two games. (more...)
Chelsea legend: 'Real pressure' is on Spurs in title race
- April 19, 2017

It is very simple but in this case the fault is of the coach. Barkley has flourished late in the season after some tough love from manager Ronald Koeman and could yet be pivotal in an exciting end to the campaign for the Toffees. "We'll bounce back. There is still lots to play for this season. But now we are focusing on fighting our opponents when we play". His tactics were spot on, as they often are in big games. (more...)
David Moyes provides injury update on Sunderland defender Billy Jones David Moyes provides injury update on Sunderland defender Billy Jones
- April 16, 2017

After a decade in the Premier League, Sunderland are bottom of the table, 10 points from safety - a position the manager says hurts. The Black Cats will be hoping it's not just Easter eggs that get a hammering this afternoon, as they welcome West Ham. (more...)
Rod Carew's new heart, kidney came from late NFL player Rod Carew's new heart, kidney came from late NFL player
- April 16, 2017

Both families need to urge more individuals to wind up organ contributors. Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew has a new lease on life thanks to a new heart and kidney that he received from Ravens tight end Konrad Reuland , who died this past December due to a brain aneurysm, it was learned on Friday. (more...)
Phil Jackson On Carmelo Anthony: Phil Jackson On Carmelo Anthony: "He'd Be Better Off Somewhere Else"
- April 16, 2017

This was the first time Jackson addressed reporters since September 23, and he had plenty to cover after the Knicks went 31-51 - the team's third straight season of at least 50 losses. "That's a big load for anybody to take on", Jackson said . Phil Jackson vs Carmelo Anthony. While Jackson's comments about the possibility of a trade were his most candid yet, he still seems to be tiptoeing around the situation. (more...)
Blazers Vs. Warriors Playoff Schedule 2017 Blazers Vs. Warriors Playoff Schedule 2017
- April 15, 2017

McCollum. In the latest injury report for the Portland Trail Blazers, a number of key players were listed. The Warriors had four members of the Western Conference All-Star team in Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson , Draymond Green, and Kevin Durant, while the Blazers had zero All-Stars this year. (more...)
Drogba Believes He Knows Lukaku's Transfer Plans Drogba Believes He Knows Lukaku's Transfer Plans
- April 14, 2017

Now in their fourth year in USL, but first as Phoenix Rising FC, the club's expansion application included a plan for a new, privately-funded, climate-controlled, soccer-specific stadium on a 45-acre site. "Roman called me last season and asked me to speak to the players when they were going through hard moments. He supports me", he said. It's different from what my friends, ex-team-mates are doing. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez Manchester City are now favourites to sign Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez Manchester City are now favourites to sign Arsenal striker
- April 14, 2017

Alexis Sanchez wants out at Arsenal , and Manchester City and Manchester United are on high alert with a bidding war possible this summer. Redknapp, who managed Tottenham between 2008 and 2012, wrote in his column for the London Evening Standard : "Alexis Sanchez is the only Arsenal player who would get into Tottenham's starting line-up". (more...)
Jurgen Klopp: Why I made this hard Liverpool decision
- April 13, 2017

The Stoke goal was a poor one to give away. "They asked me to stay at home because I was not feeling well but I wanted to be here", Coutinho said . It is about making sure Liverpool get in the Champions League because that is where we belong. "To win the game as a goalkeeper doesn't really happen too often as you don't score goals but it was something similar". (more...)
One For Arthur wins the 170th Grand National One For Arthur wins the 170th Grand National
- April 13, 2017

One For Arthur took the lead in the 4 1/2-mile (6,400-meter) race for the first time over the 30th and last fence, before holding off Cause of Causes in the long run to the post. Our team of number crunchers feel like they've cracked the code with Just A Par, a selection that we know will resonate with all the US Masters golf fans out there. (more...)
Chelsea ace N'Golo Kante: Early rejections spurred me Chelsea ace N'Golo Kante: Early rejections spurred me
- April 13, 2017

The France global was in demand after an impressive first Premier League season with Leicester City , joining Chelsea in a reported £32million move in July previous year. Kante has played in 29 of Chelsea's 30 league matches, with Antonio Conte's side seven points clear in the very best. I have been in two good teams. (more...)
Australian club to be axed from Super Rugby competition Australian club to be axed from Super Rugby competition
- April 13, 2017

Pulver admitted that agreeing to an 18-team competition, that has been scrapped after just 18 months, was a "mistake", with the warnings there about the future of Australian teams, but it was one that South African politics forced. "Fans, media and broadcasters have spoken and we have listened to them", said Jurie Roux, CEO of SA Rugby. Having not played a New Zealand team at all in their debut season, the Sunwolves opened their second campaign with a 83-17 defeat at the hands of the ... (more...)
Tebow Closing in on Home-run Record Set by Michael Jordan Tebow Closing in on Home-run Record Set by Michael Jordan
- April 13, 2017

It was a three-run shot against the Augusta (Ga.) Greenjackets (really?), and the ball went well over the right-centerfield fence. Columbia defeated Augusta 14-7. If he keeps hitting like this maybe he'll move up in the Mets organization. For the season, Tebow's 13 official at-bats have yielded 3 hits, 3 runs, 5 RBIs and 5 strikeouts. (more...)
Oilers ready for Sharks challenge as they return to playoffs Oilers ready for Sharks challenge as they return to playoffs
- April 13, 2017

The San Jose Sharks first round opponents have been set and they will be facing Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers. Eberle got his hat-trick goal, and 20th of the season, just 31 seconds into the third period, converting on a spin-around feed from Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. (more...)
Michael Pineda: Pineda Ks 11 in dominant victory over Rays Michael Pineda: Pineda Ks 11 in dominant victory over Rays
- April 13, 2017

The Rays are off to their best seven-game start in team history by winning five of their first seven games. Sale (0-1) struck out 10 and gave up 2 runs and 5 hits over 7 2/3 innings. Chris Carter is starting at first for the Yankees on Wednesday and he'll bat cleanup versus lefty Blake Snell and the Rays. Montgomery is a four pitch pitcher. (more...)
Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting
- April 12, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson confirmed Pyongyang had launched "yet another" intermediate range ballistic missile. North Korea failed in an attempt to launch a ballistic missile two weeks ago from its east coast. The hardened US stance followed recent North Korean missile launches that Pyongyang described as practice for an attack on USA bases in Japan. This photo taken on February 12, 2017 and released on February 13 by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ) shows ... (more...)
Cleveland Browns: Don't buy into rumors of Leonard Fournette at No. 1 Cleveland Browns: Don't buy into rumors of Leonard Fournette at No. 1
- April 11, 2017

I want to go No. 1". Garrett was asked by Ryen Russillo to clarify his comments about McFarland, an LSU alum: Did he think McFarland didn't like him because he played for one of LSU's rivals? I'm looking to achieve my goals, and one of them is to win a title for the team that drafts me. (more...)
McIlroy rues cruel ricochet that leaves him five back
- April 10, 2017

And Day turned on the style during a burst of brilliance on the back nine, reeling off four straight birdies to go four under par for the round. Charley Hoffman has led most of the way at the Masters, but a sloppy finish on Moving Day cost him the top spot. (more...)
Harry Kane set to make Tottenham return against Watford Harry Kane set to make Tottenham return against Watford
- April 09, 2017

LONDON , April 8 The pack chasing Premier League leaders Chelsea all won on Saturday with second-placed Tottenham Hotspur's 4-0 mauling of Watford most significant as it reduced the gap at the top to four points. - Alli (40) has had a hand in as many Premier League goals before turning 21 as Frank Lampard (15), Steven Gerrard (13) & David Beckham (12) combined. (more...)
Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund score, highlights: Lewandowski key to rout Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund score, highlights: Lewandowski key to rout
- April 09, 2017

It's not so bad". "I just did not want to risk it ahead of Wednesday". "We know that Bayern go into this match differently than they'd do against Mainz for instance". However, in the blink of an eye, Dortmund were back in the game. In a match with little action for long periods, it suddenly came to life with two minutes remaining when Leipzig's Willi Orban picked up a second yellow card for hauling down Diego Demme. (more...)
Hull prey on defensive weakness to move out of the bottom three Hull prey on defensive weakness to move out of the bottom three
- April 07, 2017

The Tigers' fifth win in six home league games lifted them two points above Swansea, while Middlesbrough, without a league win since December 17, are seven points from safety and appear destined for a return to the Championship. It was proper end-to-end stuff and Middlesbrough were nearly back within a goal when Rudy Gestede got up high to meet a deep cross and saw his header tipped onto the crossbar by Jakupovic. (more...)
Misbah to retire after test series against West Indies Misbah to retire after test series against West Indies
- April 07, 2017

Pakistan's most successful skipper Misbah-ul-Haq will retire after the upcoming Test series against the West Indies , he announced Thursday, ending months of speculation over his future. He took over the captaincy in 2010, reshaping the country's reputation and squad after the spot fixing scandal in England that threatened to tear Pakistan cricket apart. (more...)
Mama June on her weight loss: 'I will never go back' Mama June on her weight loss: 'I will never go back'
- April 06, 2017

Mama June was the overweight mother of Honey Boo Boo. She also had to shed the excess skin off through surgery . Mama June Shannon attends "Growing Up Hip Hop" Atlanta premiere at SCADshow on January 5, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. After all, not only is Shannon washed up, she's washed up for good reason, as she was accused of dating the man who was convicted of molesting her daughter after he was released from prison. (more...)
Chelsea uncertain of Victor Moses for Manchester City clash
- April 06, 2017

With each goal - 12 and counting after Wednesday - and every moment he's shimmering across the field, Hazard has rekindled the love affair with the Chelsea faithful. Goalkeeping errors contributed to the opening goals as Hazard shot through Willy Caballero and Thibaut Courtois gifted City an equaliser, scored by Sergio Aguero. (more...)
Mets' Seth Lugo has torn elbow ligament, surgery possible Mets' Seth Lugo has torn elbow ligament, surgery possible
- April 06, 2017

The team was expecting him to provide depth again this season as a potential bullpen arm and spot starter. NY said he will then start a throwing program, and the need for surgery will be determined based on how he feels after trying rehabilitation. (more...)
Seahawks GM: Sherman Trade Talks Have Occurred Seahawks GM: Sherman Trade Talks Have Occurred
- April 06, 2017

That's on both sides. Schneider said there has been clear communication with Sherman about what is going on, saying the trade rumors haven't been a secret and they're not going to lie about what is happening. However, with Sherman, the door is open and they are looking to see what is behind other doors and available to the team. "There's a lot going on there", said Schneider. (more...)
Hornets assistant Patrick Ewing reportedly hired by Georgetown as next head coach Hornets assistant Patrick Ewing reportedly hired by Georgetown as next head coach
- April 06, 2017

Sure, the Big East isn't what it once was. Patrick Ewing apparently will return to a familiar place to catch his big break. Sources have confirmed today that Patrick Ewing will be the next head coach for the Georgetown Hoyas . "We've known the man for 35 years, the qualities that are associated with the very identity of Patrick Ewing: his prodigious work ethic, his burning competitive intensity". (more...)
MAP: How the MLS stadium vote failed MAP: How the MLS stadium vote failed
- April 06, 2017

Louis . Proposition 2 then proposed to allocate some of that money to a new soccer stadium. Still, as explained by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, this likely means that St. Voters also will decide whether to devote business tax proceeds to funding a Major League Soccer stadium downtown and whether to consolidate city services to free up money for police body cameras. (more...)
How Congress could kill Obamacare after all
- April 05, 2017

Americans say by a 7-percentage-point margin, 44 percent to 37 percent, that Republicans should move on to other issues rather than proposing another health care bill. "I don't really believe anyone is going to quit", said Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn., "I think we'll do it until we get it done". But Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee that deals with some aspects of the health care bill, agreed Democrats have no interest in repealing the Affordable ... (more...)
Bumgarner Homers Twice, But Diamondbacks Win on Walk-off Single
- April 04, 2017

It was the second-shortest outing of his career and the shortest Opening Day outing by a Yankees pitcher since Ron Guidry allowed four runs on seven hits in 2.2 innings against the Seattle Mariners in 1983. He gave up a two-run home run to Longoria in the second inning and it was a stupid homer. Obviously, the Yankees would want that type of production for a full season but with shortstop Didi Gregorius out until mid-May, an encore presentation would be so significant. (more...)