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Blue Jays Activate Aaron Sanchez Blue Jays Activate Aaron Sanchez
- May 01, 2017

The victory finally gave the Jays their first back-to-back wins of the season and their first series "W", ushering out a month that best be forgotten but may well hover over them for the remainder of this 2017 season. When Bautista flew out two pitches later, he took a route back to the dugout that passed directly beside Archer, and he appeared to offer some commentary to the Rays starter. (more...)
Jabrill Peppers selected by Cleveland Browns at No. 25 Jabrill Peppers selected by Cleveland Browns at No. 25
- April 30, 2017

Garrett's selection marks the fifth time in the past 11 years an SEC player went first overall. Three quarterbacks were picked in total in the first round. I know what I'm going up against". "I'm going to come in and learn as much as I can from Mike", Trubisky said. The Browns drafted Garrett to disrupt opposing passers, and that's what it's going to take to change Roethlisberger's luck against Cleveland. (more...)
Lionel Messi created the 500 goals club in Barcelona and how! Lionel Messi created the 500 goals club in Barcelona and how!
- April 30, 2017

The two sides are level on 75 points, but Barcelona sit top by virtue of having the better head-to-head record from the two games with Real. "To score in the 92nd minute is a huge confidence boost", said Enrique, who is to leave the club at the end of the season. (more...)
Bournemouth plotting path to safety against Sunderland Bournemouth plotting path to safety against Sunderland
- April 29, 2017

Bournemouth avoided a third straight defeat when they thumped Middlesbrough 4-0 last weekend. "I think supporters are entitled to shout and vent their frustrations, and there's been frustrations here for four or five years, but the manager will always take the brunt of it". (more...)
Three Chelsea players Everton should look to sign this summer Three Chelsea players Everton should look to sign this summer
- April 29, 2017

We must pay attention to Lukaku and also the other players. Everton sit in seventh, two points behind Arsenal - who face second-placed Tottenham on Sunday - having played two games more than the Gunners. "It is up to us to be hard to beat and to be on them every minute and not them have any space". "Only Liverpool have won at Goodison in the Premier League so far this season and it is their home form, eight successive wins, which has seen Everton challenge for a top-six spot". (more...)
Manchester United drumbeat booms for flagging Guardiola
- April 28, 2017

Wayne Rooney may drop to the bench despite getting on the score-sheet during the win at Burnley but Juan Mata is unlikely to play again this season after groin surgery. "In both games I was really impressed". Should United win, they will increase their unbeaten run - which remains the longest in Europe's top five leagues - to 24 games. (more...)
Ex-NFL star's estate now worthless, home to be sold Ex-NFL star's estate now worthless, home to be sold
- April 28, 2017

Lawyers for both Jenkins-Hernandez and Lloyd's mother, Ursula Ward, asked that the name of the potential buyer be kept sealed. But the nature of the third letter has remained unclear, with Kennedy's lawyer claiming it was intended for him and Hernandez' lawyer flatly denying it. (more...)
Celtics beat Bulls 108-97, take 3-2 lead in series
- April 28, 2017

It's the first time Boston has led in a playoff series since 2012. Playing without Rajon Rondo (broken right thumb) again, the Bulls primarily used Dwyane Wade at the point guard spot in the Game 5 loss. "But they let us run the clock down", Wall said, noting that he felt as if he and his teammates finished "with the best scrambling defense we had". (more...)
Barnes suspended for throwing at Machado
- April 28, 2017

Orioles manager Buck Showalter appeared reluctant to criticize the Red Sox, but said, "The courage it takes not to retaliate a lot of times in life is a lot more challenging than doing what ended up happening today". No batter anticipates having a ball thrown at his head, and if his reaction is slow. Mitch Moreland also homered for the Red Sox, who came in with a major-league low eight home runs. (more...)
Man United and Man City involved in freakish pre-derby Twitter interaction
- April 28, 2017

They are far from guaranteed the top-four Premier League finish that would seal a place in the Champions League for next season, though, and will drop to fifth if they lose at home to neighbours Manchester United on Thursday. It is going to be key". The most obvious example was Kevin De Bruyne hitting the crossbar from point-blank range when City was 1-0 up at the Etihad against Chelsea, which went on to equalize moments later. (more...)
Borussia Dortmund progress to final thanks to Ousmane Dembele winner Borussia Dortmund progress to final thanks to Ousmane Dembele winner
- April 27, 2017

However, one can go for a Dortmund win at (5.10), having in mind that Dortmund have beaten Bayern Munich once already, in the first half of this league season. Initially the attack seemed to have fizzled out but as Marco Reus laid it out for him on the right, Dembele faked to shoot with his right and cut in to send in a thundering shot which cannoned off the post to cap a remarkable turnaround. (more...)
Malcolm Butler trade rumors Malcolm Butler trade rumors
- April 26, 2017

MassLive's Kevin Duffy and Kevin Dillon discuss below. The Saints obviously don't want to give up a high pick or two for Butler if there are a lot of options available in the draft. ESPN adds that backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will not be moved by the Patriots ahead of the draft either. Unfortunately, the Saints' biggest issues are on defense, which has been a big reason behind three straight 7-9 seasons. (more...)
Warriors F Durant available for Game 4 against the Blazers Warriors F Durant available for Game 4 against the Blazers
- April 25, 2017

The other factor of this is that Mike Brown is now their head coach , which hasn't boded well for teams in the past. Brown may likely have to coach the rest of the series and perhaps even in the second round as Kerr's illness may linger and could possibly be linked to his back surgery, according to multiple reports , which kept out of a good portion of last season. (more...)
Raptors even series with Bucks by winning Game 4 in Milwaukee
- April 24, 2017

The Spurs would finally be the team leading the game in the fourth because of Leonard's 26 foot three point shot. Leonard definitely does "bleed antifreeze" like Grizzlies coach says he does. Holding a 3-0 series lead, the Cleveland Cavaliers are at the Indiana Pacers on Sunday. The fourth period was scintillating and featured an unbelievable run by the Spurs MVP candidate, Kawhi Leonard. (more...)
Ibrahimovic and Rojo facing lengthy spells out with serious knee injuries Ibrahimovic and Rojo facing lengthy spells out with serious knee injuries
- April 24, 2017

Ibrahimovic appeared to jar his knee when he landed awkwardly after making an aerial challenge and hobbled down the Old Trafford tunnel with the help of a member of the club's medical staff. "I don't know if he's injured or if it's just the accumulation of fatigue in the muscles, I don't know", Mourinho added. "He was playing very, very well for us and also getting, finally, a position as a central defender in the [Argentina] national team so I am really sad for them". (more...)
Goffin Sends Jokovic Out Of Monte Carlo Goffin Sends Jokovic Out Of Monte Carlo
- April 23, 2017

Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain on Saturday continued with his impeccable form as he defeated France's Lucas Pouille to book a place in his first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 final at the Monte Carlo Masters . Nadal has beaten 29-year-old Ramos-Vinolas in their two previous clashes, both times on clay in Barcelona. Pouille reached the quarterfinals at the US Open and Wimbledon past year in his breakthrough season. (more...)
Klitschko admits what boxing fans always knew Klitschko admits what boxing fans always knew
- April 23, 2017

Anthony Joshua is fighting Wladimir Klitschko in front of 90,000 people at Wembley next Saturday, while Tyson Fury will be at home in his trousers, eating a bowl of Crunchy Nut. Some observers have questioned whether Joshua was right to get involved in a Twitter spat with Fury so close to his massive upcoming clash with Klitschko, but "AJ" quashed any suggestions that he is distracted ahead of his IBF and (vacant) WBA title fight at the end of this month. (more...)
49ers land ex-Seahawks OT Garry Gilliam 49ers land ex-Seahawks OT Garry Gilliam
- April 23, 2017

As it relates to San Francisco, the team adds a potential starting right tackle should it decide that Trent Brown is not up for the task in Kyle Shanahan's new zone-blocking scheme. Brown has more talent, but Gilliam might be a better scheme fit. Gilliam has started 30 games over the past three seasons with the Seahawks at both tackle spots. (more...)
Which is the toughest game on Packers' 2017 schedule? Which is the toughest game on Packers' 2017 schedule?
- April 22, 2017

The Green Bay Packers' schedule was released last night, and although the schedule doesn't look too tough for the Packers, there are still some very challenging opponents that the team will face next season. The Packers rattled off six consecutive wins to close out the regular season, earning not only a post-season berth, but an NFC North Championship in the process. (more...)
Falcons to open new Stadium against Packers Falcons to open new Stadium against Packers
- April 22, 2017

Seattle wraps up its regular season at home against the Cardinals in what could be a fight for the NFC West Championship. The Packers and Seahawks had up-and-down seasons in 2016 (by their standards at least), and will be looking for a quick start to the 2017 season. (more...)