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Windies names squad for final ODI vs Pakistan Windies names squad for final ODI vs Pakistan
- April 23, 2017

The return of the experienced Taylor, 32, will come as a boost to the young West Indies side, which is now preparing for a three-match Test series against Pakistan at home, starting with the first Test at Sabina Park on April 21. However, Malik and Hafeez called on their tremendous experience to add their century partnership to bring their team back into the contest. On a batting-friendly wicket at the Providence Stadium, West Indies could manage a mere 5 wickets. (more...)
Roy Keane: That is the end of Rooney at Man Utd! Roy Keane: That is the end of Rooney at Man Utd!
- April 23, 2017

Ultimately you'll get punished for that, but they're getting away with it because they're playing lesser opposition in the Europa League'. However, despite scoring for United in their last two games, Keane was very critical of Rashford after the game stating that the youngster had missed so many chances that, had he not scored, players would have been "waiting for him in the dressing room". (more...)
Wenger avoids future discussion after Palace loss Wenger avoids future discussion after Palace loss
- April 23, 2017

Some travelling fans told Wenger it was "time to go", also singing " you're not fit to wear the shirt " at the players, as Arsenal were convincingly beaten at relegation-threatened Palace. That was very disappointing. "This is going to be the first time in 20-odd years that Tottenham will finish ahead of Arsenal and they are miles ahead of them, miles ahead". (more...)
With Texas changes, 6-time winner not even a NASCAR favorite With Texas changes, 6-time winner not even a NASCAR favorite
- April 23, 2017

Erik Jones led 112 of 200 laps to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at the repaved and reconfigured Texas track . Blaney, though, might have cost himself contending for the race win by staying on track to keep his position for a Stage 2 win instead of making a pit stop under caution from Laps 165-167. (more...)
Sunderland to appeal against Sebastian Larsson dismissal Sunderland to appeal against Sebastian Larsson dismissal
- April 23, 2017

Kevin Kilbane admits he is surprised that his ex-Preston team-mate and manager David Moyes remains in charge of Sunderland, but also thinks his old boss is the man to bring them back up from the Championship. "That seems to be what happens when you are not doing so well". Reid has sympathy for Moyes, who was not given the transfer funds predecessor Sam Allardyce enjoyed, but feels he has not always helped himself. (more...)
Falcons sign CB Desmond Trufant to $69 million extension Falcons sign CB Desmond Trufant to $69 million extension
- April 23, 2017

Atlanta sorely missed Trufant in the second half of last season and throughout its run to the Super Bowl. Schultz adds the deal will contain almost $42 million in guaranteed money. He was already under contract through the 2017 campaign via the fifth-year option Atlanta exercised last year. Trufant, the 22nd overall pick in the 2013 National Football League draft out of Washington, was going into the final year of his rookie contract and was due to make $8,026,000 in 2017 after the Falcons ... (more...)
Laurent Brossoit defending the post for Edmonton on Sunday Laurent Brossoit defending the post for Edmonton on Sunday
- April 23, 2017

McLellan is in his second season as head coach of the Oilers, after the Sharks fired him on April 20, 2015. Healthy, and riding that excitement that's been building all season, it will be interesting to see what they can actually do in the playoffs, but once again, you have to wonder if playing Cam Talbot in either of these meaningless games is a good idea for the Oilers. (more...)
Mississippi State Takes Down Alabama, Wins 5th Straight SEC Series Mississippi State Takes Down Alabama, Wins 5th Straight SEC Series
- April 23, 2017

Mississippi State 13, Alabama 12: MSU erased a 5-0 deficit by scoring nine times in the sixth inning. The Bulldogs took the lead for good an inning later when Gridley beat out an infield bunt, which was erred and led to a run. Blaylock struck out two while issuing a walk and giving up a hit. You have to fight to get every win in this league. "They kept telling me I was going back out so I tried to go out there and keep pounding the strike zone". (more...)
Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic faces long injury layoff Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic faces long injury layoff
- April 23, 2017

The post United: Rojo And Ibrahimovic Sustains Knee Ligament Injury appeared first on 360Nobs.com. Rashford led the line against Chelsea as Zlatan Ibrahimovic was too exhausted to start and he found the opening goal of the game within eight minutes, only to find an extra time victor against Anderlecht in the Europa League quarter-final later on in the week to help the side progress further. (more...)
Major League Baseball commissioner pushes Indians to phase out Chief Wahoo Major League Baseball commissioner pushes Indians to phase out Chief Wahoo
- April 23, 2017

MLB spokesman Pat Courtney said in a statement to The Associated Press on Wednesday that league officials are confident about reaching a positive resolution for the game and the club. What we don't know is why the proprietors of professional baseball in northern OH can so thoroughly miss an easy opportunity to make truckloads of money. (more...)
Erik Jones makes it 2 straight this season with Xfinity win Erik Jones makes it 2 straight this season with Xfinity win
- April 23, 2017

In an interview with FOX NASCAR's Jamie Little during the rain delay, Chastain said, "Somebody grabbed me by my shoulders and kind of pushed me". "The speeding penalty with 60 to go, I didn't think we had any shot at winning", Jones said. (more...)
NBA Playoffs Round 1: Washington Wizards Best Atlanta Hawks 114-107 NBA Playoffs Round 1: Washington Wizards Best Atlanta Hawks 114-107
- April 23, 2017

Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas , center, and teammates bow their heads during a moment of silence for Thomas' sister Chyna before a first-round NBA playoff basketball game against the Chicago Bulls Sunday, April 16, 2017 , in Bos. "The difference in the game was we were playing basketball and they were playing MMA ", Millsap said after scoring 19 points. "Usually the aggressor is rewarded". (more...)
Kings fire Cup-winning coach Darryl Sutter, GM Dean Lombardi Kings fire Cup-winning coach Darryl Sutter, GM Dean Lombardi
- April 23, 2017

Rob Blake has been promoted to vice president and GM while Luc Robitaille was named the team's president. Both were promoted in the seismic front-office shakeup immediately following Los Angeles' failure to make the playoffs for the second time in three seasons. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo wants boos to stop after rescuing Real Madrid again Cristiano Ronaldo wants boos to stop after rescuing Real Madrid again
- April 23, 2017

Germany worldwide Muller stressed that Bayern "did not put in a ideal performance", but added: "We were in great shape mentally after we went 2-1 up and still had 11 players on the pitch". "The Bayern goalkeeper sustained the injury during Cristiano Ronaldo's third goal in extra-time of the Champions League quarter-final return". "I want them to stop booing me because I always give my best and even when I don't score I try to help Real Madrid ". (more...)
Ashley Young hoping for more after Manchester United shock Chelsea Ashley Young hoping for more after Manchester United shock Chelsea
- April 23, 2017

On top of this, Jose Mourinho's United side are heavy favourites to win the Europa League, and with Young one of the most experienced heads in the dressing room, harking back to Sir Alex Ferguson's tenure as manager, the England worldwide was confident that United can finish the season in the strongest way possible. (more...)
The Revolution's Wendy Melvoin Talks About Paying Tribute to Prince The Revolution's Wendy Melvoin Talks About Paying Tribute to Prince
- April 23, 2017

Today (April 21) marks the first anniversary of Prince's death at his Paisley Park complex in Minneapolis, at the age of 57 from an overdose of fentanyl. Light, the author of "Let's Go Crazy: Prince and the Making of Purple Rain ", told ABC News that fan of the future might not be able to see just how good he was. (more...)
Goffin downs Djokovic to set up possible Nadal showdown Goffin downs Djokovic to set up possible Nadal showdown
- April 23, 2017

The Spaniard, taking part in his fifth clay court tournament this year, will now face the victor of the match between Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas and Frenchman Lucas Pouille. "I'll speak to my team a little bit about that". The French Open champion had needed three sets to get past Gilles Simon in his opening match at the clay court showpiece and goes on to face Belgium's David Goffin for a semi-final spot. (more...)
John Wall Shines as Wizards Win Game One over Atlanta John Wall Shines as Wizards Win Game One over Atlanta
- April 23, 2017

Hopefully, Atlanta can make some shots from distance in Games 3 or 4. "We haven't done that all season , but this is the right time to do it". "Sometimes we get caught up in looking for him too much when he's not open because we feel he can do something spectacular above the rim", Stephen Curry said. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz stadium Mercedes-Benz stadium "adjusts" Atlanta United games; NFL season not impacted
- April 23, 2017

Asked what changed in the past week, Cannon said Tuesday that they weren't "100 percent" on the July 30 date as of last week. "But there has never been any concern about the operability of the roof". The Falcons will then host the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday, Aug. 31. Alabama vs. Florida State takes place September 2, followed by Georgia Tech vs. (more...)
Leicester hopeful of Morgan return for Atletico clash Leicester hopeful of Morgan return for Atletico clash
- April 23, 2017

Huth's suspension increases the importance of Wes Morgan recovering from the back injury that has ruled him out of Leicester's last five matches. Atletico looked like they might run away with things in the early stages but they'll have been happy to have kept the clean sheet as they bid to make their third semi-final in the last four seasons. (more...)