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Blues game away from series sweep Blues game away from series sweep
- April 24, 2017

Right now, it feels more like keeping up appearances for the patient while completing paperwork with the hospice nurse. The Wild know the pressure will be on them, but it is not an unusual position for coach Bruce Boudreau. That sends a bit of a message to Yeo's team: If the coach doesn't like what he sees he is not afraid to swap you out, even if the team wins. The list of stymied forwards is staggering. (more...)
Changes coming for Blackhawks after another 1st-round loss Changes coming for Blackhawks after another 1st-round loss
- April 24, 2017

The St. Louis Blues, fresh off downing the West's second-best team with a 4-1 series victory over the Minnesota Wild that was as stunning as Nashville's sweep. But I can promise you we need to be better. Quenneville staying for his 10th season was the only real specific Bowman offered. "That was a good test on Day One coming out to practice with the team". (more...)
Orioles' Zach Britton Calls Out Dustin Pedroia After Manny Machado Dust-Up Orioles' Zach Britton Calls Out Dustin Pedroia After Manny Machado Dust-Up
- April 24, 2017

No one likes to see it. "That's not how you do that, man", Pedroia said afterward. "Unfortunately it gets away from him in that spot". Boston manager John Farrell - who called the Major League Baseball office Saturday to discuss what he called "an illegal slide" by Machado - insisted Barnes' wayward pitch was an accident. (more...)
James leads Cavs sweep Pacers into second round James leads Cavs sweep Pacers into second round
- April 24, 2017

James also went 13 off 25 from the field, tying Kobe Bryant for fourth on the career playoff list for field goals. But James, whose teams were 51-0 when starting the fourth quarter with double-digit leads in the postseason, made sure the flawless record remained intact. (more...)
Polarisation wins again in re-run Sydney Cup Polarisation wins again in re-run Sydney Cup
- April 24, 2017

Brown was unimpressed with the call, but atoned a fortnight later guiding the dour Polarisation to a narrow short-neck win over the honest Chris Waller-trained Who Shot Thebarman in the second edition at Royal Randwick . "That's my first Group 1 victor in Australia and my first Group 1 victor of the year, so I'm delighted". Appleby and his owner Sheikh Mohammed are fully aware that Australia's greatest handicap and one of the world's most important staying races has eluded one of the ... (more...)
Terry flattens Moses in Chelsea training Terry flattens Moses in Chelsea training
- April 24, 2017

John Terry would demand wages of around £80,000-a-week according to the Daily Star , with West Bromwich Albion also interested in the former England captain. The former England worldwide, who has made enough appearances to receiver another Premier League winners' medal this term should Chelsea land the title, did reiterate his desire to return to Stamford Bridge in another role in the future. (more...)
Blake Griffin To Miss Remainder Of Playoffs With Toe Injury Blake Griffin To Miss Remainder Of Playoffs With Toe Injury
- April 24, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Clippers forward Blake Griffin has left Game 3 against the Jazz with a bruised right big toe and will not return. Griffin was ruled out for the remainder of the playoffs after injuring his big toe during Friday night's win against the Jazz. (more...)
San Diegan among team that wins gold at track cycling worlds San Diegan among team that wins gold at track cycling worlds
- April 24, 2017

Kirsten Wild of the Netherlands won the bronze medal, two laps in arrears. Park compared the gradual build-up to a climax of a sailing World Championships to the track cycling event, where medals are awarded daily. Biking mad When are the World Track Cycling Championships on and where can I watch the Brits win gold? The defending champions and Olympic silver medallists won by almost 2.5 seconds over the 2015 winners in three minutes 51.503 seconds, outside the world record of 3:50.265 set ... (more...)
New York Jets: 4 First-Round Options in 2017 NFL Draft New York Jets: 4 First-Round Options in 2017 NFL Draft
- April 24, 2017

Looks like the New York Jets are seriously considering taking a quarterback in this year's draft. "... Jameis Winston had 24 turnovers a year ago - too many - they've got to take some pressure off of him". He's been removed from some draft boards and devalued on others due to injury concerns, per Mayock. The Crimson Tide have had a player chosen in the first round for eight consecutive years, while the Aggies' streak stands at six consecutive years. (more...)
Bulls beat top-seeded Celtics to take 2-0 series lead Bulls beat top-seeded Celtics to take 2-0 series lead
- April 24, 2017

Rondo had 11 points and 14 assists on a night when all five Bulls starters reached double figures. "Everybody's putting in each work, watching film, working on their game", Butler said. It's key to have a point guard like him that controls the whole game. And while they were able to play without him in game one, I wouldn't bank on it going forward. (more...)
San Jose Sharks Begin Stanley Cup Quest San Jose Sharks Begin Stanley Cup Quest
- April 24, 2017

Even though the Sharks were behind by two goals in the first period in Game 1 , they didn't mind how they were playing. The Oilers won 12 of their last 14 games, including two against San Jose. Canucks forward Bo Horvat said they knew it was going to be a challenge with the Oilers looking to go into the playoffs on a roll. This season, McLellan's second behind the bench in Edmonton, he led the Oilers to their first 100-point season in, gulp, 30 years. (more...)
Sharks vs. Oilers Game Four Preview: What say we split the difference? Sharks vs. Oilers Game Four Preview: What say we split the difference?
- April 24, 2017

After scoring back-to-back shutouts in games two and three of the first round of the playoffs, Cam Talbot got the hook 13 minutes into the second period when he gave up five goals in a 7-0 loss to the Sharks. Over the last two games, Talbot has saved 39 shots. "This time of year, you've got to find a way to get on the right side of that", Sharks coach Peter DeBoer said after Sunday's loss. (more...)
Washington Wizards start in the right direction in Game 1 Washington Wizards start in the right direction in Game 1
- April 24, 2017

Houston scored the next six points, but Oklahoma City answered with seven points in a row after that, with five from Westbrook, to extend the lead to 86-74 with about 3 minutes left in the quarter. Brandon Jennings was a spark plug off the bench with 10 points, including back-to-back threes in the fourth quarter. The over/under total for the game is listed at 210.5 points. (more...)
Gary Lineker says Manchester United's Marcus Rashford is special Gary Lineker says Manchester United's Marcus Rashford is special
- April 24, 2017

Chelsea , on the other hand, just need to forget that this afternoon ever happened. "I am looking to play as many games as I can between now and the end of the season". The 19-year-old scored the opening goal in the 2-0 win at Old Trafford on Sunday and was a constant threat to the Blues defence after being selected up front ahead of Zlatan Ibrahimovic by Jose Mourinho . (more...)
City need 'important' derby win against United, says Navas City need 'important' derby win against United, says Navas
- April 24, 2017

City's 4-0 thrashing at Everton in January was the heaviest league defeat suffered by Guardiola in his managerial career, while their Champions League last 16 exit against Monaco was the earliest he had bowed out of that tournament. We looked solid and unsafe. We will come back stronger next season. "Some players will stay". City twice hit the woodwork in the latter stages of normal time through Yaya Toure and Fernandinho but Sanchez, recently linked with City, pounced for a 101st-minute ... (more...)
[ 16th April 2017 ] Firmino wins it for Liverpool at West Brom Sport
- April 24, 2017

Tony Pulis' side have inconvenienced other Champions League aspirants of late, beating Arsenal 3-1 and holding Manchester United to a 0-0 draw. Much is made of Liverpool's defence and how allegedly weak it is, and while there have been several instances where that claim has been proved correct, this was an occasion which proved they can defend. (more...)
Bruins lose in OT again; Senators grab series lead
- April 24, 2017

But Turris understands victories from here on in will be very hard to come by. "We'll see how [warm-ups] go tonight". These scoring slumps were unusual for Ryan who, in three prior seasons with Ottawa, had put up 63 goals and 95 assists. He didn't put enough force behind the pass, however, and Dominic Moore gathered up the puck and moved it in front to Schaller, who fired it home as Anderson tried to get back. (more...)
Masters green jacket bought for $5 in thrift store sells for $139K Masters green jacket bought for $5 in thrift store sells for $139K
- April 24, 2017

Playing alongside marker Jeff Knox, Els took his leave with a score of 20-over par. Patrons use landline phones to call out as cell phones are not allowed on the course during Monday practice rounds for the 2017 Masters at Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia, U.S., April 3, 2017. (more...)
Nadal: I could never have dreamed of 10 Monte-Carlo titles Nadal: I could never have dreamed of 10 Monte-Carlo titles
- April 24, 2017

Fifty of those titles came on clay, breaking the record the 30-year-old shared with Guillermo Vilas of Argentina. I have been hitting very well on backhand during the whole week. "There are some moments in the career are important ones". I never take Monte Carlo, Barcelona, Rome, Madrid like a preparation for any other tournament. (more...)
Pence says United States will honor refugee deal with Australia Pence says United States will honor refugee deal with Australia
- April 24, 2017

Pence was greeted in Sydney on Saturday by Australian Governor-General Peter Cosgrove. Pence told Turnbull during their bilateral meeting that the USA intends to honor the refugee deal. Mr Turnbull declined to criticise the President's decision to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, of which Australia is a part, in favour of focusing on deepening bilateral trading relationships. (more...)