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Conte wants Chelsea's great season to become 'fantastic' Conte wants Chelsea's great season to become 'fantastic'
- May 01, 2017

Chelsea's Pedro scores their first goal in the win over Everton . The 22-year-old's patience was rewarded with 90 minutes in the FA Cup semi-final against Tottenham last month, however, and his manager has again stressed his importance to the team as the campaign enters the final handful of games. (more...)
Packers stash Devante Mays at 238th overall pick Packers stash Devante Mays at 238th overall pick
- May 01, 2017

Green Bay acquired Cleveland's leadoff spot in the second round and also a fourth-round selection. He can lineup as a safety counter to either Ha Ha Clinton-Dix or Morgan Burnett, or can move down to the line of scrimmage to cover a slot wide receiver or tight end. (more...)
Barca goalie: Messi is 'greatest ever' Barca goalie: Messi is 'greatest ever'
- May 01, 2017

He now has 23 goals in games between the two clubs, five more than Madrid great Alfredo Di Stefano and eight more than Cristiano Ronaldo. The Argentinian's winning goal came at the 92nd minute to stun the earlier leaders Real Madrid . (more...)
Saints Trade Up To Select RB Alvin Kamara, Pick Breakdown Saints Trade Up To Select RB Alvin Kamara, Pick Breakdown
- May 01, 2017

Head Coach Sean Payton made no secret that improving the Saints' defense was his priority. The Saints also acquired a pass-rusher for a defense that ranked near the bottom of the National Football League in sacks last season - albeit at the end of the third round, and with their sixth pick overall. (more...)
Doug Whaley fired as Bills general manager Doug Whaley fired as Bills general manager
- May 01, 2017

He's a smart man. "We're going to try to make the best decision we can in the future. And the reasons remain private to us". Pegula's voice cracked briefly with emotion when discussing the latest move, saying: "There were a few tears around the building, to be honest with you". (more...)
GALLERY: Celtic blitz Rangers in Old Firm derby GALLERY: Celtic blitz Rangers in Old Firm derby
- May 01, 2017

It would certainly stand them in good stead for 2017-18, and stop a dismal run turning from mere concern into raging complex. "The man responsible is me - the players did everything they worked on, they were ready to do it". But Callum McGregor, who scored a stunning opening goal in the first half of that last four fixture, was arguably Rodgers's best player. An early Scott Sinclair penalty and a Leigh Griffiths strike gave the treble-chasing champions a comfortable interval lead. (more...)
Steelers Select TJ Watt in the First Round Steelers Select TJ Watt in the First Round
- May 01, 2017

On Christmas, T.J. and J.J. will face each other for the first time-as the Steelers travel to Houston to face the Texans (3:30 p.m. CT, NBC/NFL Network). Watt speaks during a news conference Friday, April 28, 2017 , in Pittsburgh . The Steelers and Pitt work in the same building in the city's South Side neighborhood and Conner already considers Bell a friend. (more...)
Utah State's Devante Mays selected in 7th round by Green Bay Packers Utah State's Devante Mays selected in 7th round by Green Bay Packers
- May 01, 2017

Biegel is the second Badger to be drafted by the Packers during the Ted Thompson era. We look for guys with that versatility. It's your responsibility for violating the honor code because they tell you the rules. Mays will join 13 other former Aggies who are now on National Football League rosters, including safety Maurice Alexander, who is with the Los Angeles Rams; safety Marwin Evans, who is with the Green Bay Packers; linebacker Kyler Fackrell, who is with the Green Bay Packers; ... (more...)
Sam Warburton to captain British & Irish Lions on tour to New Zealand Sam Warburton to captain British & Irish Lions on tour to New Zealand
- May 01, 2017

Yet there are some significant absentees, the most notable of which sees their captain Hartley overlooked in favour of his global understudy Jamie George, who travels as one of three hookers alongside Rory Best and Ken Owens despite never having started a Test. (more...)
Ravens bolster secondary, tab CB Humphrey in first round Ravens bolster secondary, tab CB Humphrey in first round
- May 01, 2017

Addressing an insufficient pass rush that struggled in big games last season, general manager Ozzie Newsome selected sack specialist Tyus Bowser of Houston in the second round before adding MI lineman Chris Wormley and Tim Williams of Alabama in round three. (more...)
Rohit takes Mumbai to IPL play-offs Rohit takes Mumbai to IPL play-offs
- May 01, 2017

With this result, Mumbai now sit atop the IPL standings with eight wins and two losses while Bangalore have lost eight matches and are now decidedly out of the play-off race. I took advice from A. B.de Villers; he said probably the batsman (Pandya) would be anticipating a slower ball and hence I should try a faster ball. Earlier, choosing to bat after winning the toss , RCB's AB de Villiers extended his love affair with the Wankhede with another blistering knock. (more...)
United Airlines Skips Senate Deadline To Explain Passenger-Dragging Incident United Airlines Skips Senate Deadline To Explain Passenger-Dragging Incident
- May 01, 2017

Social media users across the United States, Vietnam and China called for a boycott of the carrier.United said on Friday it had asked a U.S. Senate panel for an extra week to answer detailed questions about the incident. The same committee requested that the Chicago Department of Aviation, which employs the officers, respond to a separate list of queries by Thursday as well. (more...)
Deshaun Watson buys his mother a new Jaguar Deshaun Watson buys his mother a new Jaguar
- May 01, 2017

They could've had Deshaun Watson at No. 12 but traded down and let the Houston Texans take the Clemson quarterback. This trade was a bit surprising to me because I thought Houston would definitely pick Patrick Mahomes if the Browns didn't pick him up in the 12th or if the Giants didn't in the 23rd. (more...)
Tom Hanks going on 'NFL moratorium' over Raiders move Tom Hanks going on 'NFL moratorium' over Raiders move
- May 01, 2017

Conley", McKenzie said . Compare that to Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster , who was kicked out of a pre-draft health screening for arguing with an employee. I just did an article about former Ohio State CB Gareon Conley was the flawless pick by that standard. At 6-foot, 220 pounds, Hood is a power runner runner who like Lynch would also be a complement to Jalen Richard and DeAndre Washington. (more...)
Westbrook thunders on in tight win over Rockets Westbrook thunders on in tight win over Rockets
- May 01, 2017

The Thunder were led by Russell Westbrook , who finished with 35 points, 14 rebounds and 14 assists, and he racked up a triple double by halftime. After all, the question "why does the team struggle without Westbrook on the floor?" is pretty easily answered with "because Westbrook is our best player". (more...)
Senators hold off Bruins, leads series Senators hold off Bruins, leads series
- May 01, 2017

So, for sure, a player like that isn't easy to defend. "It's the playoffs , no one's going to give up and it's not going to be pretty at all times, but you want to win games and we found a way to win". That way at least he's not in the middle of the ice and now everybody is in scramble mode. "As a series goes on, it gets more intense, more pressure-filled, just more fun", said Ottawa center Kyle Turris, who set up the OT victor Monday. (more...)
Bruins Eliminated From Playoffs With 3-2 Loss to Senators in OT Bruins Eliminated From Playoffs With 3-2 Loss to Senators in OT
- May 01, 2017

But when all was said and done, it was a disappointing way to end the season, and they have no one to blame but themselves. David Patrnak was called for a holding penalty just five minutes and 54 seconds into OT, and 36 seconds later Ottawa's Clarke MacArthur ended the Bruins' season on a play set up by Derick Brassard . (more...)
Miguel Sano and Matthew Boyd ejected after Twins vs. Tigers brawl Miguel Sano and Matthew Boyd ejected after Twins vs. Tigers brawl
- May 01, 2017

Tempers flared in the fifth inning of Saturday's game in Minnesota after Detroit Tigers pitcher Matt Boyd threw behind Twins first baseman Miguel Sano . Nicholas Castellanos and Justin Upton each hit a solo home run for the Tigers . McCann added a sacrifice fly later in the inning. Tigers: Ausmus said he was optimistic that Cabrera (groin) would be ready to come off the disabled list when he is eligible on May 1. (more...)
Maple Leap: Toronto closing on the unthinkable against Caps Maple Leap: Toronto closing on the unthinkable against Caps
- May 01, 2017

The Toronto Maple Leafs came into this series against the Washington Capitals as the clear cut underdog. Defensively, the Toronto Maple Leafs are allowing 2.9 goals per game and are killing 82.5 percent of their opponents power plays. Today they were totally in control of the play, they had a lot of possession time, I thought they were risky, I thought they were skating. Heavy, hard pressure from Ovechkin and his linemates spurred the goal as the Leafs were pushed off pucks in a series of ... (more...)
Wladimir Klitschko says Anthony Joshua could fold on big night Wladimir Klitschko says Anthony Joshua could fold on big night
- May 01, 2017

I love the fact that the fighters show respect to each other and the fans love it. Joshua has yet to be taken beyond seven rounds, while Klitschko has gone 12 rounds in eight title fights. "He's a master tactician, so everything that I've learned in the ring and the gym will have to come out when we get it on". Everyone is different when you fight them. (more...)