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McDavid hits 100 points, Eberle has hat trick and Oilers win McDavid hits 100 points, Eberle has hat trick and Oilers win
- April 13, 2017

The Oilers were leading Vancouver in the third period in Sunday's other late game. They're healthy, their star Connor McDavid has been putting up points easily, and they look as good as they have all year-long. The Oilers regained the lead at 4:10 with Eberle snapping a shot over Bachman's shoulder. Selected with the first overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, Game 1 will be McDavid's first career playoff game. (more...)
Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting
- April 12, 2017

The missile flew about 60km before hitting the water, according to the South Korean military. "US Pacific Command is fully committed to working closely with our Republic of Korea and Japanese allies to maintain security", the military command in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region said. (more...)
Sergio Garcia wins the Masters, ends drought at the majors
- April 11, 2017

The 37-year-old was asked if receiving the backing of those in attendance made his success more special and replied: "They were very supportive but I do have to say that the patrons here have always been incredible". Garcia says he has learned to accept bad bounces. But there's always a group that, I don't know, they are just trying to be amusing not only with me, with everyone, trying to be amusing or something. (more...)
Willett goes back to basics with roast beef Masters dinner
- April 11, 2017

The state of Alabama is well represented at the 2017 Masters at Augusta National, with defending champion Danny Willett (who played at Jacksonville State), former University of Alabama golfer Justin Thomas and former Auburn Tiger Jason Dufner all competing. (more...)
Myles Garrett makes threat if Browns don't take him No. 1 overall Myles Garrett makes threat if Browns don't take him No. 1 overall
- April 11, 2017

The Browns' analytically-driven front office has many outside-the-box thinkers, but taking a running back with the top pick even seems like a stretch. Garrett is widely considered the favorite to go No. 1 overall. Myles Garrett has warned the Cleveland Browns he will punish the team if they do not select him with the first pick in the NFL Draft. (more...)
Salihamidzic has no fears over Bayern ahead of Dortmund clash Salihamidzic has no fears over Bayern ahead of Dortmund clash
- April 09, 2017

Detached from remaining group throughout the whole match, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was given a rare second to get in a goal opportunity, but his inside the box effort to place the ball to the net was thwarted in the nick of time as Boateng came to rectify his teammates' preceding errors. (more...)
Silva delights at 'best' Hull performance with Boro win Silva delights at 'best' Hull performance with Boro win
- April 07, 2017

A Harry Maguire goal in the 70th minute sealed victory for Hull . Three unanswered goals by Lazar Markovic, Oumar Niasse, and Abel Hernandez gave the Tigers the advantage after 45 minutes, despite a Marten De Roon goal in first half stoppage time. (more...)
Ovechkin still plans to play in Pyeongchang
- April 06, 2017

Several players believe the NHL is bluffing about its decision not to participate in the Games, even though the league said there will be no new negotiations with Olympic officials. "That would be kind of weird to see some guys leaving, and it's only going to be a few players, too", Hornqvist said. The NHL's decision not to release players for next year's Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea comes as a surprise to some of the Canadian players at the women's world hockey championship. (more...)
Mama June Shows Off Her New Body In NYC Mama June Shows Off Her New Body In NYC
- April 06, 2017

Shannon and Thompson, the father of Alana "Honey Boo Boo", called it quits on their relationship in September 2014, and it reportedly didn't take long for Thompson to move on with another woman, Jennifer, whom he's now married to. I would never say that. "Hell no!" she says when asked if she'll undergo any more surgery. "I do feel a little bit exhausted at times, but for the most part, I feel really good", she told Entertainment Tonight . (more...)
Guardiola: "Nice guy" Sergio Aguero not unsafe
- April 06, 2017

Cesar Azpiliceuta moved to right wing-back to replace the injured Victor Moses and Kurt Zouma came in alongside David Luiz and Gary Cahill. With Bacary Sagna expected to miss out again due to a groin strain and Pablo Zabaleta short of fitness, Guardiola may have to decide whether to persist with Jesus Navas at right-back. (more...)
1 in 10 moms passed Zika to offspring — CDC 1 in 10 moms passed Zika to offspring — CDC
- April 06, 2017

Identification and follow-up care of infants born to mothers with laboratory evidence of possible recent Zika virus infection during pregnancy and infants with possible congenital Zika virus infection can help ensure that appropriate intervention services are available to affected infants, the MMWR report concluded. (more...)
Sherman trade talk is 'real' on 'both sides — Seahawks GM Sherman trade talk is 'real' on 'both sides — Seahawks GM
- April 06, 2017

There are many doors that have been opened. The Boston Herald , citing a source, says there is a chance Sherman lands with the Patriots if their star corner, Malcolm Butler, leaves via free agency or a trade. But for Sherman in particular, that's meant a couple of incidents he may regret, including late last season when he screamed at offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell on the sidelines of a game against the Los Angeles Rams and had to be pulled away by defensive coordinator Kris Richard. (more...)
Mets' Seth Lugo has partially torn UCL in elbow Mets' Seth Lugo has partially torn UCL in elbow
- April 06, 2017

Instead, Lugo underwent a platelet rich plasma injection on Tuesday morning to promote healing. He's encountered a couple health issues since then, but nothing directly related to the elbow. New York's talented rotation is having trouble staying healthy once more . The Mets entered spring training confident they had the depth to withstand injuries since they had seven capable starters, but two are now currently on the disabled list. (more...)
Measure for public funding for MLS stadium defeated in St. Louis Measure for public funding for MLS stadium defeated in St. Louis
- April 06, 2017

Citizens in St. Louis voted down a resolution to fund a new soccer stadium on Tuesday night, striking a blow to the city's chances of receiving an MLS expansion team. Mike Stone, the lead partner in Goal SD, says the group wants the voters to have the final say on what happens to the Qualcomm site. Unlike most cities, St. (more...)
Ryan says House to revisit health care, offers no details
- April 05, 2017

The chairman of the House tax committee declared Monday he is "turning the page" from health care to tax reform.... While some House Republicans remain focused on " repeal and replace", a new conversation in Congress is starting on a different "R" word when it comes to Obamacare: fix. (more...)
Archer outpitches Tanaka, Rays top Yankees 7-3 in Major League Baseball opener
- April 04, 2017

A first-time All-Star in 2015 who lost an AL-leading 19 times last season, Archer limited NY to two runs and seven hits. He singled in the first inning and came home on a sacrifice fly by Longoria. Ben Zobrist was hit by a pitch from Seung-hwan Oh and Jason Heyward singled before Willson Contreras hit a drive to left for a tying homer. "I'm a better hitter when I use the entire field", he said. (more...)
Mets' Syndergaard exits game with blister Mets' Syndergaard exits game with blister
- April 04, 2017

Robert Gsellman came in to pitch the ninth and allowed back-to-back hits to begin the inning. Curtis Granderson had a sacrifice fly and Lucas Duda busted the game open with a three-run double off ineffective reliever Eric O'Flaherty. Two World Series rings later, Lennon left the Yankees' beat after the 1998 season, bounced between the Bronx and Shea for the next three years, then took over on the Mets for the demise of Bobby Valentine in 2002. (more...)
Jeff Hardy In Rough Shape Before Sunday's WrestleMania 33 Event
- April 04, 2017

The Raw tag-team division was badly in need of a boost and this qualifies. Jeff went on to reference his incredible spot during the match where he jumped off the ladder, claiming: "I'm 39 years old and I can still jump off a 14-foot ladder, how cool is that?" Matt and Jeff Hardy recently spoke with WSVN-TV Entertainment Reporter Chris Van Vliet about various topics. (more...)
Gonzaga outlasts SC to advance to NCAA championship game Gonzaga outlasts SC to advance to NCAA championship game
- April 03, 2017

The leading scorer in the tournament coming into the Final Four at 25.8 per game, Thornwell scored 15 points and shot 4-for-12 from the field for seventh-seeded SC (26-11). He had 22 points on 6-for-13 shooting and made three 3-pointers and two free throws to help the Heels to a double-digit lead and put them on the verge of a runaway midway through the second half. (more...)
Derrick Rose to have knee surgery again, miss rest of season Derrick Rose to have knee surgery again, miss rest of season
- April 03, 2017

This is a developing story. It is also worth noting that this is Rose's third torn meniscus while the latest setback will also be serving as his fourth knee injury overall. Rose tore his ACL in the 2012 playoffs, then missed the full 2012-13 season. The inability to stay healthy forced the Bulls to deal Rose to the Knicks during the 2016 draft. (more...)
Pep Guardiola wants to sign THREE Spurs players in the summer
- April 03, 2017

According to reports, Man City want to whisk no fewer than three players away from White Hart Lane once the summer transfer window opens. City players in particular wax lyrical about the physiological and medical resources at their fingertips while both Reds and Sky Blues speak highly of the intensity of their training. (more...)
Romelu Lukaku wins Premier League Player of the Month award Romelu Lukaku wins Premier League Player of the Month award
- April 01, 2017

However, despite being unanimous favourites, Scholes has warned them to be on their guard as he feels there is one club that could derail their hopes of bringing it back home. There are various reasons why that might happen - Harry Kane's absence could affect Spurs, City's defence could go walkabout again, Liverpool might be stymied by a succession of teams keeping men behind the ball and playing it cagey at the back - though on the whole those scenarios seem as unlikely as Chelsea blowing ... (more...)
Chelsea reportedly agrees £35m deal for Monaco star
- March 30, 2017

So for Bakayoko to even consider United, they will have to qualify for next season's Champions League, something that the Red Devils can accomplish in one of two ways - either they finish in the top four of the Premier League or they win the Europa League. (more...)
Bears' Hall, Packers' Dorleant arrested in Iowa Bears' Hall, Packers' Dorleant arrested in Iowa
- March 30, 2017

Police said Hall did not respond to the officers' instructions and spit in their faces, according to the affidavit. As the Green Bay Packers' front office continues to work through free agency and preparations for the 2017 NFL Draft , as of Sunday night they have been forced to deal with the arrest of one of their players. (more...)
Browns coach Jackson likes private workouts, not pro days Browns coach Jackson likes private workouts, not pro days
- March 29, 2017

The owner's point was that through the draft process, a team can really get to know a player, but in free agency, that's not the case. Osweiler struggled mightily with the Texans in 2016, throwing for just 2,957 yards with 15 touchdowns and 16 interceptions. (more...)
Ricciardo gets grid penalty, will start 15th in F1 opener Ricciardo gets grid penalty, will start 15th in F1 opener
- March 29, 2017

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands, right, and teammate Daniel Ricciardo of Australia share a laugh with Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, left, during the drivers' photo call for the Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne , Australia, Sunday, March 26, 2017. (more...)
American NHL players may boycott World Championships to support United States women's team
- March 28, 2017

Things fell apart last Thursday, when the executive board, rather than approve the deal, voted to have its negotiators go back to the women's team with a counteroffer that reduced the financial compensation the players would receive but kept significant other planks of the agreement in place, including the players' request that any new agreement cover all four years of each Olympic cycle - not just the six-month training residency for which each player is paid $6,000 in the run-up to the ... (more...)
Karim Benzema warns Kylian Mbappe against leaving AS Monaco
- March 26, 2017

The former Lyon forward is in his prime, in great physical shape, and has the full backing of Madrid coach and France great Zinedine Zidane. "I don't regret what I said because it is true". "Now, if the coach understood wrongly or read it wrongly, but I don't think so because he speaks Spanish.I have never thought for a second that Didier Deschamps or Noel Le Graet [the FFF president] were racists". (more...)
Datone Jones signs deal with Vikings Datone Jones signs deal with Vikings
- March 25, 2017

Jones played in a 3-4 defense with the Packers as an outside linebacker, but will play defensive end in a 4-3 with the Vikings. Aaron knows. He knows I'm coming after him hungry . The two Vikings linebackers gave Jones a preview before he arrived in Minnesota on Monday night. Jones said Tuesday he would "absolutely" be open to playing tackle if asked to do so. (more...)
Yankees' Didi Gregorius to miss six weeks with shoulder injury Yankees' Didi Gregorius to miss six weeks with shoulder injury
- March 23, 2017

Gregorius is not allowed to participate in baseball-related activities for at least two weeks. Cashman said management had a long talk about moving Starlin Castro from second base to shortstop. This year is especially crucial for Gregorius, as he must prove he can continue to produce the solid offensive numbers he carried out last season. Cashman insisted Tuesday afternoon that top prospect Gleyber Torres would not be candidate to open the season in place of Gregorius. (more...)