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Blue Jackets bring fight against Penguins home to Columbus Blue Jackets bring fight against Penguins home to Columbus
- April 24, 2017

Blue Jackets rookie Zach Werenski was a living embodiment of that phrase on Sunday after taking a puck to the face in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Penguins. Unfortunately for the Blue Jackets , staying healthy might be the most important part of this next game. And yet, when all hope was lost, it was Brandon Dubinsky who came through with the game tying goal. (more...)
Mike Brown is more than capable of leading the Warriors Mike Brown is more than capable of leading the Warriors
- April 24, 2017

Kerr stayed behind at the team hotel for Saturday night's Game 3 at Portland's Moda Center. The reigning National Basketball Association coach of the year still experiences lingering symptoms from complications following two back surgeries after the franchise's run to the 2015 championship. (more...)
Liverpool must seal the deal on Virgil van Dijk — In Focus Liverpool must seal the deal on Virgil van Dijk — In Focus
- April 24, 2017

Southampton defender Ryan Bertrand has claimed that his Saints teammate Virgil van Dijk is the "best centre-back in the world". 'No 1 in the Premier League. That fee is likely to turn out to be a bargain come the summer, with plenty of top clubs sniffing around for his signature. "The problem sometimes for some of the guys playing up here for Celtic is that people were thinking that they were only playing in Scottish football, which is of course a less competitive league than the Premier ... (more...)
Kenyans sweep to victories at Boston Marathon
- April 24, 2017

She is the founder of 261 Fearless , a running club for women. Fifty years ago, a clever, determined woman named Kathrine Switzer crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon - but not before an official tried to drag her from the course. (more...)
Rooney returns for United to replace injured Ibrahimovic Rooney returns for United to replace injured Ibrahimovic
- April 24, 2017

Here is the Match Preview. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has posted a heartfelt message to Manchester United's fans, thanking them for their support in the wake of his season-ending knee injury. Two former United players and academy graduates in Michael Keane and Tom Heaton have been outstanding for Burnley this season. Speaking on Sky Sports' Sunday Supplement (h/t Jack Wilkinson of Sky Sports), Holt called on United to stand by their star man: "He has had a fantastic season, he has been ... (more...)
Cairo Residents Host Event Celebrating Jackie Robinson's Legacy Cairo Residents Host Event Celebrating Jackie Robinson's Legacy
- April 24, 2017

For this father and scholar, who is only two years younger than Robinson was when he died, Jackie Robinson is indeed a "thing". The tradition continues Saturday on the 70th anniversary of the monumental moment. It was sculpted by Branly Cadet. Rachel Robinson , 94, was also in attendance, as was Robinsons former teammates Sandy Koufax , Don Newcombe and Tommy Lasorda . (more...)
IPL 10: Virat Kohli to return for RCB against Mumbai Indians IPL 10: Virat Kohli to return for RCB against Mumbai Indians
- April 24, 2017

In what has been an uninspiring beginning to their campaign, RCB will have to shift gears rather quickly if they have to travel deep in the tournament. RCB are placed a notch above Gujarat Lions with two points for having a better run rate. The Pandya brothers - Hardik and Krunal - were at their suffocating best. (more...)
Edmundson's OT victor sends Allen, Blues past Wild 2-1 Edmundson's OT victor sends Allen, Blues past Wild 2-1
- April 24, 2017

They played 11 games in the final 20 days of the season and have had only one two-day break since mid-March: the two days between the end of the season and the start of the playoffs. "One-hundred percent, they were fun", Parayko said. After Game 3, Allen has recorded 114 saves on 117 shots after three games in the series-essentially putting the Blues on his back. (more...)
Blake Snell picks up the loss as Tampa Bay loses on Monday Blake Snell picks up the loss as Tampa Bay loses on Monday
- April 24, 2017

One of the best parts of attending Monday's game is spilling out onto Kenmore Square afterward, where you're met by thousands of runners on Mile 25 of the course. Boston trailed 5-4 before loading the bases against Danny Farquhar (0-1), and Moreland singled off left-hander Xavier Cedeno , who already has blown three leads this season. (more...)
Long road back for veteran Ibrahimovic, admits United boss Mourinho Long road back for veteran Ibrahimovic, admits United boss Mourinho
- April 24, 2017

Unbeaten in the league in 23 matches, United will go into the derby with confidence and with options in attack in the absence of Ibrahimovic, who sustained a serious knee-ligament injury in the Europa League match against Anderlecht on Thursday. (more...)
Grizzles survive in OT to tie series with Spurs Grizzles survive in OT to tie series with Spurs
- April 24, 2017

The game was tied at halftime before Toronto slowly edged away in the second half, building a 10-point lead with 4 minutes left on Norman Powell's 3-pointer. Conley also had eight assists and nine rebounds. Stephen Curry (34 points and eight assists) and Klay Thompson (24 points) led the way for the Warriors. (more...)
Capitals feeling the squeeze against Leafs Capitals feeling the squeeze against Leafs
- April 24, 2017

We have to just make it count and I think that was a big moment for them. Schmidt played regularly before Washington traded for Shattenkirk, so the team was confident in his ability to fill in, and in many ways, his slick skating is suited for this series against the speedy Maple Leafs. (more...)
Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert returns to lineup for Game 4 Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert returns to lineup for Game 4
- April 24, 2017

For the Jazz , Rudy Gobert played well in his return, though his presence was mitigated by the absence of Gordon Hayward , who was sick with a stomach virus. Jazz G Joe Ingles dished out a career-high 11 assists. Chris Paul had 27 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds for Los Angeles, which played without Blake Griffin after he suffered a toe injury in Game 3. (more...)
Harry Redknapp named as Birmingham's new manager Harry Redknapp named as Birmingham's new manager
- April 24, 2017

Redknapp has been without a managerial job since leaving Queens Park Rangers in February 2015. Redknapp on his unveiling as Portsmouth's director of football. "I could easily have said goodbye to it all but I love it. The money I am not interested in". Blues, who were seventh in December when Rowett was sacked, went on to win just two of their 24 matches during Zola's four-month tenure. (more...)
Warren Sapp doesn't think Myles Garrett is deserving of No. 1 pick Warren Sapp doesn't think Myles Garrett is deserving of No. 1 pick
- April 24, 2017

Coincidentally, that game also happens to be one of the only ones Garrett played last season at full strength, having been hampered by a significant leg injury throughout the rest of the season. We've been told for months that computers and "spreadsheets" are running the Browns - not actual people - so to hear that actual National Football League scouts like Garrett is a nice change. (more...)
Jazz's Gobert back Sunday after 2 games out Jazz's Gobert back Sunday after 2 games out
- April 24, 2017

But the series of events that led to a dispiriting playoff loss Sunday night were beyond articulation. Utah evened the best-of-seven series at two games apiece. They were doubling Joe, and they left me wide open. His players were exasperated about how this game had transpired toward the end, when they were unable to contain 35-year-old Joe Johnson. (more...)
Luis Enrique relives Paris nightmare Luis Enrique relives Paris nightmare
- April 24, 2017

Enrique tried to take the blame for the defeat, claiming as the head coach he was ultimately responsible. Barcelona have been underwhelming this season losing to Malaga in the weekend and then conceding two goals by halftime against Juventus on Tuesday. (more...)
Uefa forced us to play too soon after bombs, says Dortmund coach Uefa forced us to play too soon after bombs, says Dortmund coach
- April 24, 2017

Despite the congested calendar in the final months of the season, Dortmund believed the game could have been shifted to a later date. "At that time, we did not know the reasons for this attack". The single-page letter, typed in German, calls on Germany to pull its Tornado jets from missions over Syria, calls for the closure of the US Air Force's Ramstein air base in Germany and refers to the "blessed brothers" behind the December 2016 Berlin truck attack. (more...)
Lawyer: Medical examiner has not released Aaron Hernandez's brain
- April 24, 2017

But CTE can only be diagnosed after death, which makes it hard to research. The family wanted to bring the brain to Boston University for further study, Baez said , and he is concerned that the findings could be compromised by the delay. He was rushed to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said he won't draw any conclusions about the investigation into Hernandez's apparent suicide until that investigation is completed. (more...)
Chris Sale strikes out 12 in first win for Red Sox Chris Sale strikes out 12 in first win for Red Sox
- April 24, 2017

The Red Sox had lost five of eight. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) Tampa Bay Rays' Evan Longoria hits a single during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees on Thursday, April 13, 2017, in New York. "We haven't abandoned our approach at the plate", Farrell said. Rays: LHP Blake Snell (0-1, 3.18 ERA) is slated to start the series finale. "Outstanding effort by everybody that pitched after O", manager Kevin Cash said. (more...)