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Reversal of Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction appalls victim's family Reversal of Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction appalls victim's family
- April 28, 2017

Hernandez was convicted of Odin Lloyd's 2013 murder and was serving a life sentence without parol when he hung himself in his jail cell last week. "Rumors of letters to a gay lover, in or out of prison, are false". Although the DA's office did say the first two letters were intended for Hernandez's fiancee and his 4-year-old daughter, they were mum about the contents of the third letter. (more...)
Drake to host first-ever 'NBA Awards' on June 26 Drake to host first-ever 'NBA Awards' on June 26
- April 27, 2017

On a podcast with Kentucky Men's Basketball head coach John Calipari, Drake said that he hopes to make the awards show "less restricted" much like he did when he hosted the ESPYs. With Canadian rap superstar Drake at the helm, the show is expected to be an entertainment extravaganza, Sports Illustrated reported. Drake has been the ambassador of the Toronto Raptors. (more...)
Chelsea defender Cahill: Southampton win a 'massive step' Chelsea defender Cahill: Southampton win a 'massive step'
- April 26, 2017

Chelsea's lead at the top of the table has been reduced two four points in recent weeks, following defeats to Crystal Palace and Manchester United, while second-placed Tottenham have continued winning. The Italian's cross-shot flicked off Courtois and was tapped in by ex-Chelsea midfielder Romeu, who had last scored in January 2016. A storming run by N'Golo Kante forced Stephens into a desperate headed clearance and Costa had a penalty appeal turned down, but Chelsea were wavering until ... (more...)
Celtic tops Rangers 2-0, into Scottish Cup final vs Aberdeen Celtic tops Rangers 2-0, into Scottish Cup final vs Aberdeen
- April 26, 2017

Ahead of their cup debut on Sunday, the True Blues have upped their efforts, training twice this week, and are hoping they can emulate their Scottish heroes, who are seeking cup glory themselves, to cap a season where they have a finished a distant third in the league, with Celtic the runaway leaders. (more...)
Will Jeff Teague Re-Sign With the Indiana Pacers?
- April 26, 2017

IN didn't end up trading George at the deadline, but there is belief that they will consider moving him this offseason. For that reason, if the Pacers look to trade George , the Sixers could be an option. PAUL GEORGE: [ takes out phone ] Sure. IN would be able to rebuild their roster around Myles Turner and would have plenty of money to sign another big name in free agency. (more...)
Wenger issues Arsenal a huge boost on the transfer front
- April 25, 2017

As for City fans, well, they weren't too optimistic, either. We're not sure this was meant to be that much of a compliment, however. But Omnisport comprehends Aguero and Silva were involved with a healing session together with the remainder of Pep Guardiola's squad on Monday - an encouraging indication that two of the Catalan's crucial players could still play part in a match which is prone to really have a tremendous say in the conflict to for Champions League qualification. (more...)
Ronaldo landmark as Madrid wins 2-1, ends Bayern record run Ronaldo landmark as Madrid wins 2-1, ends Bayern record run
- April 24, 2017

Bayern's Arturo Vidal opened the scoring and missed a penalty before Ronaldo volleyed the equalizer in the 47th minute and scored the victor 13 minutes from time when he was picked out by Marco Asenio and finished calmly. Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer was key to keeping Wednesday's game close as the hosts played the final 30 minutes with ten men following the sending-off of Javi Martinez following two yellow cards. (more...)
Sharapova draws Vinci with critic Radwanska waiting Sharapova draws Vinci with critic Radwanska waiting
- April 24, 2017

Roland Garros organisers will be wrestling with the moral conundrum surrounding a wildcard - or free entry into the French Open - given that Sharapova is the biggest draw card in women's tennis right now, and arguably much needed given the absence of Serena Williams who earlier this week announced her pregnancy . (more...)
Martial, Rooney leads United to 2-0 win at Burnley in EPL Martial, Rooney leads United to 2-0 win at Burnley in EPL
- April 24, 2017

Martial's strike in particular was a ideal response from the French worldwide, whose form had been criticised by boss Jose Mourinho this week, even if it costs his current club £8.3 million (10 million euros) in a bonus payment to his former club Monaco. (more...)
Red Sox fall to Orioles again
- April 24, 2017

NESN's television cameras also caught Pedroia sharing words with Machado from the dugout and appeared to deliver an interesting message to the Orioles star. "It's baseball", he said. The Baltimore Orioles need help from Kevin Gausman with No. 1 starter Chris Tillman (shoulder bursitis) on the disabled list, and the right-hander is hoping to improve when he takes the mound for the series finale with the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. (more...)
Russell's blast caps rally as Cubs jolt Brewers Russell's blast caps rally as Cubs jolt Brewers
- April 22, 2017

The Cubs again spotted the Brewers a first-inning lead, and in fact trailed until the ninth inning, when a four-run rally led by Addison Russell 's first career walkoff homer gave them a thrilling 7-4 win over the Brewers . Schwarber struck out as a pinch hitter in the seventh inning and popped out in the ninth. Barney singled with one out, and Ezequiel Carrera had a two-out RBI single. (more...)
Guardiola understands if City owners are not happy Guardiola understands if City owners are not happy
- April 22, 2017

Sign up for the online chat with Air Force Deputy CIO Bill Marion II on May 9, at 10 a.m. (EDT). In addition to performances on the pitch, Guardiola is now said to be looking towards bettering the atmosphere at the Etihad after being frustrated at witnessing fans leave early during matches and the City boss is said to have held discussions with chief executive Ferran Soriano regarding the issue. (more...)
Bulls guard Rajon Rondo out indefinitely with broken thumb
- April 22, 2017

Rondo had a cast on at Friday's shootaround and will be reevaluated in seven to 10 days. Nikola Mirotic, Bobby Portis and Paul Zipser have chipped in with nice games in this series for Chicago. Many people felt that Dwyane Wade has played his final game with the Chicago Bulls on March 15 when he suffered a fractured right elbow. "He is obviously our No. (more...)
Why the USA May Not Have to Bid
- April 21, 2017

Gulati, during the announcement in NY, said the US will host 60 games-including every game from the quarterfinals-while Mexico and Canada will host 10 games each. This North American joint bid is now favored to be chosen due to the increased size of the tournament. A bid from the North America region for 2026 had always been regarded as inevitable by Federation Internationale de Football Association watchers. (more...)
Russell's HR caps 4-run 9th as Cubs top Brewers 7-4 Russell's HR caps 4-run 9th as Cubs top Brewers 7-4
- April 20, 2017

Said Hoyer: "It takes time [to build an identity]. We're not gonna give up just because we're trading blows". Nationals 14, Braves 4 • Bryce Harper had two homers, including a grand slam, among his four hits as visiting Washington rolled. (more...)
Costa wants Hazard link-up for 'long time' Costa wants Hazard link-up for 'long time'
- April 19, 2017

Among the big-name arrivals, Chelsea star Eden Hazard and Manchester United's David de Gea have already reportedly sealed moves to Madrid while Monaco youngster Kylian Mbappe and Borussia Dortmund's Aubameyang could also be signed. And the playmaker has revealed that he does have ambitions to play for other clubs, despite admitting he is now happy at Chelsea . I have a contract until 2020. (more...)
Brighton earn Premier League promotion
- April 19, 2017

Championship leaders Brighton beat Wigan Athletic 2-1 and their promotion was confirmed when Huddersfield Town could only manage a 1-1 draw at Derby County in the day's late kick-off. Hughton, a recent Football Black List award recipient for his contribution to the game, has been backed by club chairman Anthony Bloom. He also earns bonus points for regularly travelling with supporters to away games by train . (more...)
Alexis Sanchez restores faith in footballers with attractive moment after Arsenal game Alexis Sanchez restores faith in footballers with attractive moment after Arsenal game
- April 19, 2017

While Gunners manager Arsene Wenger switched the formation to 3-4-3, with Oxlade-Chamberlain at right wing-back, the England global focused on the attitude of the players who were heavily criticised after last week's 3-0 defeat by Crystal Palace. (more...)
Ex Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer offers facts on government Ex Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer offers facts on government
- April 19, 2017

That data is used to create a "10-K for government", modeled on the form public companies file each year with the SEC, an Annual Report , a Summary Report and a user-friendly website. I hope not. An economics professor I had in college once said it would be very good for democracy if at the end of your 1040 tax return, you were given a list of government programs to select as worthy of your tax payments. (more...)
Durant shines in Golden State playoff debut in Game 1 win
- April 18, 2017

And he responded by playing like, well, Kevin Durant - gliding to the basket, knocking down jumpers, hitting the boards. The quarter started with a Draymond Green three that put them up three. However, Draymond Green (17 points, 11 rebounds, nine assists) may have been the most important player in the game for the Warriors , leading their stingy defensive effort in the second half with three steals and five blocks. (more...)