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Blue Jays Designate Neil Ramirez For Assignment Blue Jays Designate Neil Ramirez For Assignment
- May 10, 2017

After Encarnacion stepped out of the box to regather himself, fans began chanting, "Eddie, Eddie, Eddie!" "EDDIE!" hours before the first pitch. They scored a total of five runs in winning two of three games in the series against the Royals. (more...)
Chelsea still a team in transition, says Conte Chelsea still a team in transition, says Conte
- May 09, 2017

Chelsea have looked less secure in the last few weeks than they have at any other stage in the campaign, but given the calibre of opposition (they've played four top-five sides in their last 10 games), two wins and two losses in their last four in the league is an understandable return. (more...)
Miguel Cabrera Back From Disabled List, John Hicks Optioned
- May 09, 2017

Kluber was removed from Tuesday night's start at Detroit after three innings because of back discomfort. Winning pitcher Justin Verlander (2-2) tossed seven innings, allowing two runs on four hits while walking four and striking out five. (more...)
Blixt and Smith hold nerve to finally claim play-off win
- May 09, 2017

LEON, Mexico (AP) - Matt Atkins won the El Bosque Mexico Championship for his first Web.com Tour title, closing with a 4-under 68 for a three-stroke victory. Each player on the winning team earned $1.02 million and 400 FedExCup points. Despite Smith and Blixt missing putts earlier in the playoff that could have shut the door on Kisner and Brown, the 23-year-old Smith got within a few feet of the cup on again after an wonderful clutch shot from 60 yards out. (more...)
Valtteri Bottas claims maiden F1 victory at Russian GP Valtteri Bottas claims maiden F1 victory at Russian GP
- May 09, 2017

Hamilton arrived in Sochi as a two-times victor at the Olympic Park street circuit, a track where only his Mercedes team had won since the first race there in 2014, but he struggled to find his rhythm. Max Verstappen was out on his own, too, in fifth, well adrift of the leading quartet but comfortably ahead of Force India's Sergio Perez. It was also Ferrari's first pole since 2015, ending a run of 18 by Mercedes. (more...)
A dream result in the Derby A dream result in the Derby
- May 07, 2017

The Derby was won by the 9-2 post-time favorite, Always Dreaming , the fifth time in a row that the race has been won by the favorite. The seven-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer, who has saddled the winners of almost 4,300 races while dominating the thoroughbred sport, has been considerably less successful in the Kentucky Derby. (more...)
Rockets Know Spurs Pose Major Challenge, Even Without Parker Rockets Know Spurs Pose Major Challenge, Even Without Parker
- May 07, 2017

After suffering the non-contact leg injury in the Spurs' 121-96 Game 2 victory over Houston , Parker underwent an MRI on Thursday morning in San Antonio . Aldridge, who had only four points in the series opener, scored 15 in Game 2 and looked like his old self Friday night. Lowry was hurt early in the second half of Toronto's loss in Cleveland on Wednesday after colliding with a teammate and taking an awkward fall. (more...)
Capitals replace Holtby in goal for 3rd period of Game 2
- May 06, 2017

But we do know that he has been one of the MVPs of the playoffs so far and Saturday's Game 2 win over Washington may have been his best game yet. Suffice it to say, when alternate captain Nicklas Backstrom and other leaders spoke up, it wasn't a cheery message. (more...)
Powell scores 25 as Raptors beat Bucks 118-93 in Game 5
- May 06, 2017

The Bucks never led by more than two points while the Raptors - humming on offence and decent on defence - built a 19-point first-half lead and roared into the fourth quarter with a 90-73 advantage. "We just have to do a better job of being ready, try and hit first and be more focused at the beginning of the game". The Raps led 31-20 after the quarter. (more...)
LaVar Ball's company Big Baller Brand unveils son Lonzo Ball's $495 shoes LaVar Ball's company Big Baller Brand unveils son Lonzo Ball's $495 shoes
- May 06, 2017

The backlash from Lonzo Ball's ZO2 shoes didn't stop his father from promoting the new release. The brand also unveiled a rubber slide sandal priced at $220. So basically, "if you can't buy our shoes you're poor". After the shoes went up for sale online at around 3:55 p.m. ET on Thursday, Lavar , Lonzo and the Big Baller Brand trended nationally on Twitter . (more...)
Christian McCaffrey impresses in day 1 of Panthers rookie mini camp Christian McCaffrey impresses in day 1 of Panthers rookie mini camp
- May 06, 2017

Samuel was the only player last season in the Football Bowl Subdivision to gain 700 yards rushing and receiving, and he also tallied 15 total touchdowns. "This was a big learn day. That's the biggest thing is getting the plays down and once you come out here (to the field) making sure there are no questions". (more...)
Brazil leads unchanged top 20 in FIFA rankings
- May 06, 2017

Project director, local organising committee, FIFA U-17 WC India 2017, Joy Bhattacharya, said principals and teachers of government schools were asked to include football in sporting activities to help students fall in love with a sport that's all about discipline and team spirit. (more...)
Man United's Shaw set for another spell on sidelines Man United's Shaw set for another spell on sidelines
- May 03, 2017

Jose Mourinho's men extended their unbeaten run to 25 matches as a result - setting a new club record for a series of games without defeat in a single top-flight season - but they are fifth in the Premier League, a point behind rivals Manchester City. (more...)
Klitschko wants rematch after Joshua loss
- May 03, 2017

A cross section of boxing legends and enthusiasts who wrote on their twitter handles, noted that the match was an epic encounter between two great boxers who gave spectators, "a run for their money". "This guy has had 18 professional fights and, although he won Olympic gold, he hardly has any amateur experience compared some of these other seasoned guys". (more...)
Houston Texans Take The Right Step Forward With Deshaun Watson Houston Texans Take The Right Step Forward With Deshaun Watson
- May 03, 2017

When Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said quarterback Deshaun Watson would be the NFL's version of Michael Jordan , even Watson himself thought that was a little insane. Last season, he had 4,593 passing yards and 41 touchdowns. "I think [Tom] Savage will start the season, but eventually Watson's going to have to play if they're going to be any good". (more...)
NFL's wild opening round could yield more surprises on Day 2
- May 01, 2017

If you have ever watched Jabrill Peppers play on a football field you know one thing immediately: there was never a football game in Jabrill's neighborhood growing up in which he wasn't the first player picked. "(Robinson is) very competitive player, a very tough player. He wasn't even Alabama's first pick , as Baltimore took Marlon Humphrey at No. 16. (more...)
Chelsea heads for title as Spurs beat Arsenal Chelsea heads for title as Spurs beat Arsenal
- May 01, 2017

Chelsea's midfielder Pedro scores the opening goal during the English Premier League match against Everton. If we don't win against Middlesbrough, we will lose this great win. "For sure it's a great result for us". Kane netted his fifth in five league games against Arsenal. 'For us it was very important to keep a clean sheet after 12 games, ' Conte added. (more...)
Bills add picks and character in selecting LSU DB White Bills add picks and character in selecting LSU DB White
- April 30, 2017

He recorded an impressive 167 tackles, 11.0 tackles for loss, 34 pass breakups and six INTs during his career. Not only can White shutdown wide receivers, he can also be a risky return man. 27? He ran a 4.47-second 40 yard dash, which isn't bad, but nothing special. If Tre'Davious White ran under a 4.40 at the Combine, he would have ranked way higher on team's draft boards. (more...)
Steelers take linebacker T.J. Watt with 30th pick in draft Steelers take linebacker T.J. Watt with 30th pick in draft
- April 30, 2017

He said the team expects a natural growth and sees no reason why Watt can't contribute and be a "significant" player. He's 100 percent all out every single play. "This means the world to me, but this is just the beginning". The combination of Bud Dupree and T.J. "Early on when J.J. first started blowing up, I didn't know how to handle it, but now definitely I love it", he said. (more...)
MLB Predictions: Blue Jays worth a flier on runline vs. Cardinals? 4/26/17 MLB Predictions: Blue Jays worth a flier on runline vs. Cardinals? 4/26/17
- April 30, 2017

Coghlan had to leap over Molina in order to score, an extremely impressive play that gave Toronto a 3-2 lead. Toronto Blue Jays' Chris Coghlan scores, leaping over St. Travis was on base for the Goins homer after reaching on a double and no doubt relieved that he's starting to hit after a slow start that had him batting.109 on the season entering Sunday's game. (more...)