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Butler, Towns lead T-wolves past Rockets 121-105 in Game 3 Butler, Towns lead T-wolves past Rockets 121-105 in Game 3
- April 22, 2018

There will not be a sweep for the Houston Rockets in the first round of the National Basketball Association playoffs. Houston was 18-1 during the regular season when he made at least three 3-point shots. Minnesota were on fire throughout the game, scored 50 points in the paint and made 15 of 27 three-point attempts. From that point, Jeff Teague converted an and-1, followed by back-to-back 3-pointers from Jimmy Butler and Teague to extend the lead up to 18 in the span of less than a minute. (more...)
They can't be stopped: Red Sox win again, improve to 17-2 They can't be stopped: Red Sox win again, improve to 17-2
- April 22, 2018

Andrew Benintendi tried to break up the no-no in the sixth inning with an infield hit down the first base line, but strayed out of bounds and later saw his hit reversed on a call of batter interference. The Boston Globe's Pete Abraham adds that Benintendi felt the umpires were trying to help Manaea to keep the no-hitter intact. On top of the Benintendi play, there was a ball in the fifth inning that was ruled an error that Manaea thought was a hit. (more...)
White Sox's Danny Farquhar In Critical Condition After Suffering Brain Hemorrhage White Sox's Danny Farquhar In Critical Condition After Suffering Brain Hemorrhage
- April 22, 2018

The White Sox said he regained consciousness before he was taken to a hospital by ambulance for further testing. He continues to receive treatment and close monitoring. As a junior, he had a 3-8 record with a 4.95 ERA. "The White Sox will provide additional updates on Farquhar's health over the coming days as appropriate, but the club also asks that you respect the privacy of the Farquhar family at this time". (more...)
Michael Owen states his prediction for Chelsea FC v Southampton Michael Owen states his prediction for Chelsea FC v Southampton
- April 22, 2018

But I believe we can compete very well next season. Kevin Long's own goal handed the visitors the lead, but a somewhat flukey Ashley Barnes equaliser threatened to make things hard for them. "To see Giroud and Morata play this way gives me satisfaction". We can't right ourselves off (top four finish). "That club aren't going to go out of business". (more...)
Copa Del Rey Final Report: Sevilla v FC Barcelona 21 April 2018 Copa Del Rey Final Report: Sevilla v FC Barcelona 21 April 2018
- April 22, 2018

Sevilla offered little in reply as Barcelona lifted the Copa del Rey trophy once again, becoming the first team to win it four times in a row since 1933 when Athletic Bilbao achieved the same feat. He drove towards goal before lifting the ball over the oncoming David Soria at the near post and allowing the waiting Suarez to tap home. He was slid in down the right of the area with a lovely pass from Messi, before rounding the goalkeeper and scoring on a tight angle. (more...)
Yankees call up top prospect Gleyber Torres Yankees call up top prospect Gleyber Torres
- April 22, 2018

The 21-year-old infielder reportedly will join the Yankees ahead of Sunday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. Gleyber went into Saturday's game hitting.370/.415/.543 (170 wRC+) with one homer in 13 Triple-A games this season. (more...)
Tua's Tagovailoa brother commits to Alabama Tua's Tagovailoa brother commits to Alabama
- April 22, 2018

But on a day where Hurts completed only 19 of 37 passes for 195 yards and an interception for the White Team, the question needed to be asked. "I was not disappointed with the way Jalen played", Saban said. When faced with a chance to win the game, with first down at his own 30, 1:15 remaining on the clock and trailing 17-12, Hurts wasn't able to lead the offense across midfield. (more...)
Trump considering full pardon for boxer Jack Johnson Trump considering full pardon for boxer Jack Johnson
- April 22, 2018

Johnson got his start in professional boxing in the late 1890s, then rose to fame at the start of the 20th century when he became the first African-American fighter to claim the world heavyweight title in 1908. Johnson skipped bail and fled the country, living in exile, before ultimately surrendering and returning to service his one-year sentence. His fight with James Jeffries in 1910 is widely regarded as the "Fight of the Century". (more...)
Johnson stays hot for share of Texas lead Johnson stays hot for share of Texas lead
- April 22, 2018

Ryan Moore was two strokes back at 11 under after a 70. "All you had to do was just land it just past that little light grass spot. That's the beauty of this game", Johnson told reporters . His best shot of the day came out of a greenside bunker on the par 4 5th hole. Daly/Allen lead Legends: John Daly and Michael Allen took the second-round lead Friday in the cool and breezy Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf. (more...)
Warriors' Stephen Curry progressing, will begin modified practices Saturday Warriors' Stephen Curry progressing, will begin modified practices Saturday
- April 22, 2018

Curry suffered the grade 2 MCL sprain back in late March, and the long-term playoff fortunes of the Warriors are likely dependent on how effective Curry is when he returns. The team released an official update on Curry's status Saturday, saying the guard will begin participating in modified team practices Sunday and "the intensity of his on-court rehabilitation will continue to increase". (more...)
Rob Gronkowski gives ridiculous reason for missing Patriots' voluntary workouts Rob Gronkowski gives ridiculous reason for missing Patriots' voluntary workouts
- April 22, 2018

This being Gronk, however, there's turned out to be a little more to it. Whether the National Football League proves an appropriate venue to show off his dirt-biking skills remains to be seen. Missing organized team activities to go dirt bike riding. Gronkowski, who has been contemplating retirement , provided answers like "Just Monster motocross I've been worrying about" and "I can vroom vroom really good". (more...)
Man. United dump Tottenham to reach FA Final Man. United dump Tottenham to reach FA Final
- April 22, 2018

Spurs pushed, with Pochettino throwing on Lucas Moura for Ben Davies in the hope it would open things up, but United were well drilled in defence and well versed in the darker arts, doing all they could to time-waste and break up the play. (more...)
Leinster sweep Scarlets aside to reach Champions Cup final Leinster sweep Scarlets aside to reach Champions Cup final
- April 22, 2018

Pivac conceded that the pressure induced some errors in decision-making, specifically a decision by Scott Williams to put in a grubber kick deep inside the Scarlets 22, which Leinster wing Fergus McFadden gobbled up on the turn. "It didn't help with the knock-on before half-time which wasn't seen and then they score from the scrum". They held out until four seconds from the break. (more...)
White Sox pitcher suffers brain hemorrhage during game White Sox pitcher suffers brain hemorrhage during game
- April 22, 2018

He regained consciousness and was taken to the hospital for further tests. Farquhar suffered a ruptured aneurysm that caused his brain to bleed. Farquhar had recorded the last two outs of the top of the sixth before the incident occurred. (more...)
An opposition fan's thoughts on the upcoming FA Cup clash
- April 22, 2018

The visitors restored order inside five minutes, Emerson stinging Pope's palms then feeding Moses on the right of goal. Chelsea trail Spurs by five points with just four games remaining but the win kept alive their slim hopes of a late push for the final Champions League slot. (more...)
Palace secure important point at Watford Palace secure important point at Watford
- April 22, 2018

Both teams also struck the woodwork, but it was Watford who will feel that they deserved all three points. Victory for either would have all-but secured their position in the top flight for another season, which perhaps explains the tense, fraught nature of the match. (more...)
Herrera sends Man United into FA Cup final with win vs. Spurs
- April 22, 2018

For both sides, the FA Cup remains their sole hope of winning any silverware this season and they are unlikely to settle for scraps on Saturday night. Pogba made amends for his earlier inertia by dispossessing Mousa Dembele and delivering a cross that Sanchez headed past static goalkeeper Michel Vorm . (more...)
Judge rules memorabilia fraud claims against Manning will go to trial Judge rules memorabilia fraud claims against Manning will go to trial
- April 22, 2018

A Bergen County judge ruled in June 2017 that Manning's trial would be delayed indefinitely. National Football League franchises and players often auction their memorabilia which can include helmets, jerseys, shoes and medals to fans that end up paying a lot of money to acquire these authentic game worn memorabilia. (more...)
Manchester United 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur Manchester United 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur
- April 21, 2018

This was a mouth-watering, season-defining clash for both clubs as a manager driven by silverware faced one driven by progress at Spurs' temporary home. In the FA Cup final next month, United will play Chelsea or Southampton, who meet on Sunday. Tottenham got off to a dream start when Dele Alli scored from close range but Alexis Sanchez equalised with a header and Ander Herrera fired United's victor. (more...)
Church Bulletin: Gospel of Christ hosting lunch giveaway Church Bulletin: Gospel of Christ hosting lunch giveaway
- April 21, 2018

The Walking in the Overflow Women's Conference V, sponsored by Woman's Pee Dee District Department of the Pee Dee Missionary Baptist Association, will be held at 6 p.m. Penny Rich Smith on this "Earth Day" Sunday. Also on NAAF's schedule is the Send North American Luncheon June 11 at 11:30 a.m.at the Omni. Torah Study, 9 a.m., followed by Torah service, 10 a.m. (more...)

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