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Cindy Tews runs in footsteps of history at Boston Marathon Cindy Tews runs in footsteps of history at Boston Marathon
- April 30, 2017

When Switzer ran in 1967, she was 20, and entered as "K.V. Switzer" - so none of the race organizers would know she was a woman. Switzer registered using just her initials. Kirui, who gave Kenya's first victory in the men's race since Wesley Korir's victory in 2012, was toe-to-toe with American Galen Rupp at the 35km mark in 1:48:19 before breaking to win. (more...)
Isaiah Thomas to leave Celtics for sister's funeral after Game 6
- April 30, 2017

The Bulls seem unprepared to deal with a different Celtics team. All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas led the way with 24 points as the Celtics moved ahead 3-2 in the series at TD Garden. Sure enough, Canaan made an early impact on Thomas, as Boston's point guard was limited to seven points on 1-of-6 shooting from the field during the first half. (more...)
Ethiopia's champions in Boston to defend marathon titles Ethiopia's champions in Boston to defend marathon titles
- April 30, 2017

The first time around, as a Syracuse University student, she registered for the marathon as K.V. Switzer, and no one seemed to notice she was a woman until two miles into the race. "It's not for me, it's for others to be inspired, to be motivated ", he said after he completed the race. The courageous and honorable men and women who serve our country deserve our utmost respect. (more...)
Conte: Chelsea passed psychological step after Man Utd loss Conte: Chelsea passed psychological step after Man Utd loss
- April 30, 2017

Despite his complaints about Chelsea's suddenly congested schedule - or perhaps precisely because of the changes he made on Saturday in response to that - Antonio Conte assures that Chelsea have plenty of energy left for this crucial mid-week game against mid-table stalwarts Southampton. (more...)
Lions select Florida CB Jalen Tabor in 2nd round Lions select Florida CB Jalen Tabor in 2nd round
- April 30, 2017

Tabor was a first-team All-SEC pick as a sophomore after intercepting four passes (breaking up 14 others) and scoring twice. The Lions traded down from the No. "She just wanted to make a statement by saying just put in my tape and that's all it really was". Ultimately, the team may very well have caught a break because of Tabor's slow 40 time. (more...)
Steelers grab Pitt star, cancer survivor James Conner Steelers grab Pitt star, cancer survivor James Conner
- April 30, 2017

Conner endured 12 chemotherapy treatments and played two months after his final cancer scan came back clean. After surgery, Conner began feeling weak and sick and underwent an X-ray, and then a PET scan, and was diagnosed with the disease. (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers Select With the 30th Pick
- April 30, 2017

Finally healthy in 2016, he won a starting job and excelled, garnering second-team Associated Press All-American and first-team All-Big Ten honors with 63 tackles, 15.5 for loss, and 11.5 sacks. Bryant and Coates both took to Twitter moments after Smith-Schuster was taken, with Bryant tweeting "lol that's Sammie Coates replacement not (mine) take it how you want to I am back" and Coates chiming in with laughter. (more...)
Barcelona to Face Espanyol Without Iniesta Barcelona to Face Espanyol Without Iniesta
- April 30, 2017

Luis Suarez scored twice and Ivan Rakitic once to secure a comfortable 3-0 win for Barca against local rivals Espanyol on Saturday, moving Luis Enrique's side to the top of LaLiga - although second-placed Real Madrid have played a game less. (more...)
Russian GP quali: Ferrari takes front row! Russian GP quali: Ferrari takes front row!
- April 30, 2017

The last time Vettel started from pole was in Singapore back in 2015, but his lightning-quick pace in Russian Federation points towards a changing of the guard in a sport Hamilton's Mercedes team have dominated for the past three seasons. (more...)
Gary Cahill: Chelsea's win over Everton was like a Cup final Gary Cahill: Chelsea's win over Everton was like a Cup final
- April 30, 2017

Antonio Conte's team beat Everton 3-0 on Sunday afternoon at Goodison Park to open up a seven-point lead on second-placed Tottenham in the table. That opportunity never materialised as Chelsea became only the second team to win a league match at Goodison in the previous year, with the Toffees having gone eight matches unbeaten at home since December. (more...)
Prince William and Kate Middleton Make Each Other Laugh While Playing DJs Prince William and Kate Middleton Make Each Other Laugh While Playing DJs
- April 30, 2017

Middleton then turns the tables on Prince Harry and Prince William by asking them how the campaign has influenced their lives, bringing up the death of their mother, Princess Diana. But some fans were more fascinated by Prince Harry's constant use of the word "ain't". "Considering everything that you boys sadly went though and the trauma you experienced. (more...)
King and Cavs await in 2nd round as Raptors pass the Bucks King and Cavs await in 2nd round as Raptors pass the Bucks
- April 30, 2017

LeBron is just as freakish, but he's much more calculating, composed and one day the torch may get passed to the Bucks' young star. Toronto led by six when Serge Ibaka drew his fourth foul, but a 14-0 Milwaukee run capped off by Terry's wide-open 3. (more...)
Last pick of first round
- April 30, 2017

He was a first-team All-Big Ten selection in 2016, when he had four interceptions. At 6-foot-6, 310 pounds Ramcyzk is surprisingly explosive off the line. Really just one full season. Despite the injury, Ramczyk's stock still remained in the first round in many mock drafts. The Green Bay Packers traded their first pick and will start the Second Round on Friday night. (more...)
Former LSU players could soon be starting National Football League careers Former LSU players could soon be starting National Football League careers
- April 30, 2017

This also might give ego-driven prospects an incentive to do better at the combine or in interviews with teams to earn a lucky spot at the NFL Draft. His job just got significantly easier with the addition of Leonard Fournette. Former Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson and LSU safety Jamal Adams (a projected top-5 pick ) insist that they'll be dressed in something not too over the top, but offering a balance between flash and classic style. (more...)
Kevin Durant's calf strain a worry for Warriors ahead of Game 2 Kevin Durant's calf strain a worry for Warriors ahead of Game 2
- April 30, 2017

Portland Trail Blazers' shooting percentage as they were restricted by a smothering Golden State Warriors' defence. The typically spot-on Splash Brothers weren't hitting consistently. Also, in the Game 1 , the Blazers Damian Lillard added 34 points on 12-26 shooting and CJ McCollum had 41 points on 16-28. "We didn't do that". (more...)
Pedro Caixinha shoulders blame for Rangers humiliating Old Firm defeat Pedro Caixinha shoulders blame for Rangers humiliating Old Firm defeat
- April 30, 2017

Celtic ended the blue side of Glasgow's hopes of finishing the season with a trophy and kept their own dreams of completing a domestic treble on course when they defeated Caixinha's side 2-0 in the Scottish Cup semi-final last Sunday. He said: "It's not a question about being disappointed, it's more a question of being realistic". " I'm always confident. We have our setback and we have another match to put passion on the pitch in order to be the real players and manager defending the ... (more...)
Premier League West Ham, Stoke City draw 0 -0 Premier League West Ham, Stoke City draw 0 -0
- April 30, 2017

But it is a story West Ham fans have heard all too often before. "We coped with that really well, it's impossible to win every ball that go to him but we were good with our clearances and the second balls". Letting in goals has been a major problem for West Ham this season, as demonstrated by the fact that they have conceded an alarming 59 times in the Premier League , the same amount as bottom club Sunderland. (more...)
Bruins vs. Senators live stream, Game 4 Bruins vs. Senators live stream, Game 4
- April 30, 2017

And that's been an issue for the Senators in this series . It's the first playoff game at home for the Bruins in three years. We were 20 minutes away from being up 2-0. The over/under total for the game is listed at 5 goals. A concussion has kept the Senators left wing out of the Ottawa line up sine October 2015 and many thought he'd never play again. (more...)
I still have a lot more to offer: Chris Gayle I still have a lot more to offer: Chris Gayle
- April 30, 2017

Look for the Chris Gayle foundation... Kohli also reminded everyone of the staggering stats Gayle had managed to make his own - 10,000 runs at an average of 40: "It was our 10th 100-run partnership in T20s and it is a record". We've got players who can win the game on their own - the likes of McCullum, Finch and Smith. Hailing the young spin duo of Pawan Negi and Chahal, the 28-year-old said: "Negi was outstanding, very courageous, not getting scared". (more...)
Isco Was The Best Player In The World Throughout April Isco Was The Best Player In The World Throughout April
- April 30, 2017

The good thing is that the players with less minutes are focused, physically at a good level and they want to play. However, the victory has also reopened a debate in Spain amid suggestions Los Blancos' fringe players are more effective than Zidane's BBC trident formed by Ronaldo, Bale and Karim Benzema. (more...)