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Oakland Athletics: Raiders' Move Paves Way for New Ballpark in East Bay
- April 08, 2017

He said he is not sure the team will work in sin city because there's not a sense of community like there is in Oakland. The Raiders now have a lease at Oakland Coliseum that runs through 2018. "Hopefully we can just hop on a plane and go to Vegas and watch the games down there". The Raiders' first season in their new stadium in Las Vegas will start about seven months after the Super Bowl returns to South Florida. (more...)
Maye hits late jumper to lift North Carolina to Final Four Maye hits late jumper to lift North Carolina to Final Four
- April 07, 2017

Monk, who scored 12 points, walked down the court after Maye connected on that shot and yelled a four-letter expletive so many Kentucky fans probably screamed in unison. He shook off a poor first half and hit timely clutch shots down the stretch to put Kentucky in position to tie the game. Coming into Sunday, the health of North Carolina point guard Joel Berry II was a concern. (more...)
Curry scores 42, Warriors clinch West, NBA's top record
- April 07, 2017

Andre Iguodala produced another impressive game off the bench with 11 points on 4-for-4 shooting, while David West dished out five of his season-best six assists in the second quarter to get the offense clicking. They are the third team in National Basketball Association history to have the league's best record in three straight seasons, joining the Boston Celtics (1983-86) and the Philadelphia 76ers (1965-68). (more...)
Kansas City Chiefs 2017 offseason schedule dates are announced Kansas City Chiefs 2017 offseason schedule dates are announced
- April 04, 2017

The NFL on Monday released the schedules for every team's offseason workout program, including the dates for organized team activities ( OTAs ) and minicamps. No one-on-one offense vs. defense drills are permitted (i.e., no offensive linemen vs. defensive linemen pass rush or pass protection drills, no wide receivers vs. (more...)
West Indies need to be more 'ruthless' against Shadab khan, says coach West Indies need to be more 'ruthless' against Shadab khan, says coach
- April 03, 2017

Talking to media at Johar Town Hockey Stadium, Inzamam said that leg-spinner Shadab Khan's performance was a positive aspect for Pakistan cricket. Last over was bowled by Hassan Ali who bowled tight and left West Indies on 124/8. The West Indies bowlers continued to leak boundaries before Babar brought up the 50 partnership with a single to fine leg off Sunil Narine in the eighth over. (more...)
Kevin Harvick Calls Kyle Larson Best Young NASCAR Driver Since Jeff Gordon Kevin Harvick Calls Kyle Larson Best Young NASCAR Driver Since Jeff Gordon
- April 02, 2017

But rain after the practice session forced NASCAR to wipe out qualifying as it poured so hard that inspection had to be temporarily halted. He admitted Friday that Martinsville wasn't his best track even though he finished third in the spring a year ago. (more...)
Winless Johnson, Hamlin look for turnaround at Martinsville Winless Johnson, Hamlin look for turnaround at Martinsville
- April 02, 2017

Joey Logano and AJ Allmendinger rounded out the top five. "It seems like every time I get to the lead at the end of one of these things, the caution comes out and I've got to fight people off on restarts". The session was the only practice scheduled for Friday, as the series will attempt to qualify later in the day. The first scheduled event under the lights will be a Late Model Stock race September 23, although the presence of the lights will allow Cup and other racing after dark if weather ... (more...)
Crystal Palace can defy odds against Chelsea, says Sam Allardyce
- April 01, 2017

Conte says he can improve Hazard, who has sparkled as Chelsea surged to a 10-point Premier League lead with 10 games to go. Crystal Palace could achieve a major upset against Chelsea but only if they make the most of their chances, manager Sam Allardyce said ahead of their match with the Premier League leaders at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. (more...)
United Kingdom raids in tax evasion probe linked to a Swiss bank United Kingdom raids in tax evasion probe linked to a Swiss bank
- April 01, 2017

Prosecutors in the German city of Cologne said they were also working with the Dutch. Credit Suisse is cooperating with the authorities, the bank said in a statement Friday from Zurich. Public prosecution office spokeswoman Wietske told Reuters the probe will continue for "days and weeks" but declined to publicly disclose the name of the Swiss bank involved. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton remains confident of championship success despite early setback
- March 31, 2017

The spirit is good inside the team". However, it proved a turning point in the race as he rejoined behind Red Bull's Max Verstappen and was then unable to pass the feisty Dutch teenager, as Vettel forged ahead. "I obviously got a bit lucky when Lewis came out in traffic, but still we were hanging in there, the tyres were still good, the vehicle was working, so excellent job". (more...)
Aaron Hernandez's brother to testify at murder trial - for the prosecution Aaron Hernandez's brother to testify at murder trial - for the prosecution
- March 31, 2017

Hernandez's brother, Jonathan "DJ" Hernandez, was originally expected to testify Tuesday. Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez was compelled to take the witness stand by a judge on Thursday in her fiance's trial for the murders of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in Boston's South End in July 2012. (more...)
Woman strikes Capitol Police cruiser, taken into custody
- March 30, 2017

Shots were fired by police officers. The incident started at 9:30 a.m. when calls came in for shots fired outside the Rayburn office building. No others details were immediately available. Zachary Yanta, of Runge, Texas, was with his wife in a cab on Independence Avenue heading to a meeting at the Rayburn House Office Building when a auto quickly sped past them. (more...)
William, Mississippi State women earn 1st Final Four berth William, Mississippi State women earn 1st Final Four berth
- March 29, 2017

The Cardinal is going to the Final Four for the 13th time, and will aim for its third national championship under VanDerveer. The next opponent is the University of CT or OR in Dallas on Friday. Davis said the opportunity to do something she has never done before is there and is one that she has been looking forward to her entire career. To add to the drama, the Elite 8 game came nearly exactly three years after William's father passed away, making the moment even more emotional for the ... (more...)
Jayhawks meets Purdue in NCAA Tournament regional semifinal Jayhawks meets Purdue in NCAA Tournament regional semifinal
- March 29, 2017

The top-seeded Jayhawks (31-5) roared into the Midwest Regional final with an average margin of victory of 30 points, dusting aside Big Ten champion Purdue on Thursday night. And the timing could not be more ideal. "We made it a fast-paced game and wore them down", Jackson said, per Jayhawk Slant . The Jayhawks have made mistakes. (more...)
Homeowner's son shoots, kills three would-be burglars with AR-15
- March 29, 2017

When they arrived, they found the three dead suspects and two uninjured residents. Two suspects died in the home's kitchen. The homeowner's 23-year-old son was asleep at the time, but awoke to "loud bangs" as the suspects made entrance. Mahoney said the homeowner's son, whose name has not been released, volunteered to give a statement at the sheriff's office. ( Wagoner County Sheriff's Office via AP) Wagoner county and Broken Arrow law enforcement officers investigate the scene of a failed ... (more...)
Five things we learnt from the 2017 Australian Grand Prix Five things we learnt from the 2017 Australian Grand Prix
- March 28, 2017

Ferrari hit a record high in Milan the day after Sebastian Vettel won the Australian Grand Prix taking the Italian firm to number one in the Formula One rankings. "It's going to be physically and mentally demanding but as Sebastian said, racing the best is what Formula One is all about and ultimately makes you work that much harder, having to raise the bar and I'm looking forward to that". (more...)
Martin O´Neill says Seamus Coleman is `still pretty down´ about broken leg
- March 28, 2017

O'Neill, speaking about Coleman at his pre-match news conference ahead of Tuesday's friendly worldwide with Iceland, said: " I think he's just beginning to come to terms with it ". "But as Seamus mentioned to me the other day, it has happened now and it's what he does now to recover". "So you can imagine the shadow it would cast over a friendly game". (more...)
Romelu Lukaku Reveals Reason For Everton Exit Plans Romelu Lukaku Reveals Reason For Everton Exit Plans
- March 26, 2017

He needs to sign a new contract. The 20-year-old looks an ideal like-for-like replacement for Lukaku, having scored 32 goals in all competitions this season and being blessed with superb natural technique, pace and power. On social media there's been a mix of hope he will still sign, realism that maybe Everton need to do more to keep him, and pessimism that he's gone already. (more...)
Seattle's Michael Porter Jr. named Gatorade Player of the Year Seattle's Michael Porter Jr. named Gatorade Player of the Year
- March 25, 2017

On Thursday, Michael Porter Sr ., the player's father, told the Post-Dispatch he had agreed in principle to join Martin's MU staff as an assistant coach. The nation's top basketball recruit is a fan of Mizzou's new coach. Porter Jr. said he still will consider the Huskies but wants to start over and weigh which school is best for him. (more...)
Warriors game day: How will Thunder fans greet injured Durant? Warriors game day: How will Thunder fans greet injured Durant?
- March 21, 2017

Having minored in baseball heckling at the University of Oklahoma and having watched as Durant made the softest, lamest and most obnoxious free-agent decision in sports history, I fully supported an organized effort to chide Kevin Cupcake from the moment he stepped foot in the arena until the moment he tailgated an ambulance back out of town. (more...)