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Blue Jackets beat Penguins 5-4 to avoid sweep Blue Jackets beat Penguins 5-4 to avoid sweep
- April 22, 2017

However, Werenski, who had scored a goal in the first period, returned in the third with a full facemask and a significant cut and bruise under his right eye. Once they got their footing, they took it to Columbus with the kind of focus and offensive potency that the Blue Jackets simply don't possess. We know the Jackets didn't help him with much offense in Games 1 and 2. (more...)
Bayern's Neuer out for rest of season with foot fracture
- April 22, 2017

The injury reportedly occurred during Cristiano Ronaldo's final goal of the game, putting Madrid up by two tallies in extra minutes. But Bayern can take hope from the fact that they can still turn the season into a domestic success with two titles. (more...)
Hernandez lawyer wants murder conviction erased Hernandez lawyer wants murder conviction erased
- April 22, 2017

Hernandez was alone at the time of the hanging". Hernandez's fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins, began using the Hernandez name in 2015. Aaron Hernandez looks at the gallery during his murder trial in Fall River, Massachusetts. Courts in MA customarily vacate the convictions of defendants who die before their appeals are heard. Lloyd was dating Hernandez's fiance's sister, and the common thought being thrown about is that Hernandez didn't want his hidden life inadvertently revealed after Lloyd ... (more...)
Phil Simms gets new role with CBS for 2017 Phil Simms gets new role with CBS for 2017
- April 22, 2017

Simms served as CBS' top analyst for 19 seasons before Romo agreed to take on the role. Simms will continue in his role on Showtime's "Inside the National Football League". "He's going to add a new spark to the show", McManus said. The only negatives for them are criticism from people like Chris Simms who think they should have kept Phil in the top broadcasting role as long as he wanted it, and criticism from those like Michael McCarthy who think they shouldn't have made any move until ... (more...)
Oakland A's tap Cesar Valdez to start on Thursday Oakland A's tap Cesar Valdez to start on Thursday
- April 22, 2017

Trevor Plouffe hit a three-run homer, and Ryon Healy went 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs, powering the Oakland Athletics to their third straight win, a 9-6 victory against the Seattle Mariners at the Oakland Coliseum on Thursday night. (more...)
Paul George: Lance Stephenson needs to control himself better Paul George: Lance Stephenson needs to control himself better
- April 22, 2017

Additionally, they've kept the three-point line on lock, and the Cavs are just 3-of-13 from deep. "I didn't do it, so it was my fault", Stephenson said. He was taking charges, making putbacks, getting clutch rebounds and the Cavs' fans and crowd loved it! The Cavs' masterful third quarter, in which they outscored the Pacers 33-20, really got going when Stephenson was matched with Kevin Love . (more...)
Edmonton Oilers fans invited to flood downtown for playoff rally
- April 22, 2017

We take the game tape and throw it away". "They don't get two games winning 7-0". "I'd like them to think about it". But neither team scored in the first period, with Jones making his best stop early on an odd-man rush against Patrick Maroon and Talbot robbing Marcus Sorensen on a rebound chance from the slot. (more...)
Kristaps Porzingis on future with Knicks: 'I love New York' Kristaps Porzingis on future with Knicks: 'I love New York'
- April 22, 2017

Porzingis still seems to want to play in NY, but by skipping exit interviews he managed to show his displeasure for the way the team has handled certain things. The Knicks would have liked to see him hit the weight room instead of joining the national team and risk getting injured, but they couldn't force Porziņģis to sit if the Latvian really wants to play. (more...)
Conor McGregor Says He'll Make $100 Million in Mayweather Fight Conor McGregor Says He'll Make $100 Million in Mayweather Fight
- April 22, 2017

If everyone's going to get their cut - Mayweather , McGregor , the UFC, the PPV provider, Showtime (in conjunction with the UFC), then they're going to charge way more than the normal UFC PPV cost of $60. I'd guess Mayweather wouldn't consider this "fight" without a $100 million guarantee up front. But 2016 was undoubtedly the year of McGregor and his rise was not halted by a submission loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 196. (more...)
Penguins at Maple Leafs
- April 22, 2017

The spotlight will be brighter in the playoffs, but he has responded to every challenge so far. Washington Capitals' Justin Williams, center, and his teammates watch a replay of his goal which was eventually disallowed during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Boston Bruins in Boston, Saturday, April 8. (more...)
Isaiah Thomas is set to play Game 2
- April 22, 2017

Two years after an overachieving Celtics team was cheered despite a first-round sweep at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Bradley and company heard the boos this time after another uninspired effort in a 111-97 loss in Game 2 . Boston shot 46 percent for game, but too many times was just one-and-done in the half court. Paul Zipser was the man for Chicago during Game 2 . (more...)
Rays starter Jake Odorizzi leaves with tight left hamstring Rays starter Jake Odorizzi leaves with tight left hamstring
- April 22, 2017

Ramirez reached on a walk and ran hard to second, taking the turn before he came up limping. "So you go in and kind of bounce some things off of him", he said. Matt Barnes worked a hitless eighth despite two walks, and Craig Kimbrel got the final three outs for his fourth save. "The only mistake was the first pitch ", Ramirez said. (more...)
Warriors to sit Kevin Durant for Game 2 vs. Trail Blazers Warriors to sit Kevin Durant for Game 2 vs. Trail Blazers
- April 22, 2017

Golden State boasts 1-0 series lead heading into Wednesday's home game against Portland and swept the Blazers in four outings during the regular season. "We wanted to switch it a little bit more than we did", Blazers coach Terry Stotts told reporters when asked about defending lobs to McGee. Game 3 is Saturday night in Portland. (more...)
MPs clear way for general election on June 8
- April 22, 2017

He said the British government will have "no say" on the issue because it is not part of the Brexit negotiations, but "will have to ease the burden of relocating" staff to European Union cities. "The message is a positive message: We want to strengthen the citizens rights - the European citizens living in the United Kingdom and the United Kingdom citizens living in the European Union". (more...)
Is PSG defender Serge Aurier moving to Manchester United?
- April 22, 2017

The right back is said to be exhausted of the controversies surrounding him at PSG, as if these are things which happened to him rather than things he's had influence upon. Manchester City and Liverpool are keeping close tabs on his situation in the French capital and if Aurier decides to leave the Premier League duo are expected to make a play for him in the summer. (more...)
Can the Cavaliers cover 11 points vs. the Hawks? NBA Predictions 4/7/17 Can the Cavaliers cover 11 points vs. the Hawks? NBA Predictions 4/7/17
- April 22, 2017

With Paul Millsap back on the floor, Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer likes his team's chances to get in the playoffs. This, in many, many ways, was worse, because the Cavs were trying. Hopefully I'll get past that, ' the Trail Blazers' focused point guard said. CRAZY! Paul Millsap at the buzzer! But the call was missed. "Not worth it. (more...)
Klay Thompson has big opportunity in Game 2
- April 22, 2017

Durant is dealing with a left calf strain. This will give Durant at least five days off - Game 1 was Sunday, Game 3 won't be until Saturday in Portland - should Durant be ready to return by then. "I'm happy we got the 'W, ' and it's good we didn't blow them out because we won't relax". "But it doesn't affect how we play on the other end". Kerr wouldn't reveal who will start in Durant's absence, but signs point to rookie Patrick McCaw, who was only on the court for 23 seconds in Game 1. (more...)
Kiper Makes Picks For Titans In Three Round Mock Kiper Makes Picks For Titans In Three Round Mock
- April 22, 2017

In his latest projections , Kiper predicts plenty of intriguing picks, and it all starts at quarterback. Anyway, here are the players that Kiper predicts the Titans will take in the first three rounds of the draft. 20, a selection that fills the Broncos' "biggest need". Should the Cardinals reach for a quarterback here? He is low on the QB class, with no quarterbacks going in the first round, and Mitchell Trubisky off the board at No. (more...)
Chinese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton ready for close fight after victory Chinese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton ready for close fight after victory
- April 22, 2017

Yes, the triple world champion led all 56 laps of the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday as he won for the 54th time in his F1 career, but without the arrival of a safety auto period early in the race, he would not have had such a straightforward afternoon. (more...)
Dufner eagles twice for RBC Heritage lead Dufner eagles twice for RBC Heritage lead
- April 22, 2017

Smith sunk birdies on the second, sixth, 11th, 12th and 18th holes with his lone bogey coming on the par-four ninth. DeLaet's best finish at Harbour Town came previous year when he tied for 14th. "The fairways around the greens are really fast, so you can putt a lot of them, which is really fun", said Simpson, who also got up and down six of the seven times he missed a green Friday. (more...)