Zobrist homers twice to lead Cubs over Nationals Zobrist homers twice to lead Cubs over Nationals
- May 07, 2016

Hendricks (2-2) allowed two hits, struck out four and walked two as Chicago began a 10-game homestand with its fourth consecutive win and eighth in nine games. Blue Jays 12, Rangers 2 • Edwin Encarnacion homered, doubled twice and drove in six runs, powering host Toronto. Toronto set season highs for runs and hits (15). (more...)
Browns take Ogbah with first pick of 2nd round
- May 04, 2016

Days before the Horned Frogs' season opener, Kindred broke a collarbone during practice and was presented with two options: undergo surgery and sit or play in pain. After trading the 77th pick plus pick 141 to Carolina for picks 93, 129 and 168, the Browns used the 93rd pick on Cody Kessler of Southern Cal. Cleveland also received a fourth- and sixth-round pick, giving them eight choices Saturday. (more...)
It's the 2016 NFL Draft, brought to you by Ohio State
- May 04, 2016

SAN DIEGO No truth to the rumor that the Chargers tried to trade their first-round pick for a transponder, so they could get to L.A. quicker. We learned once again that John Elway is a pretty good GM. I'm high on Billings, although he's still raw. The San Diego Chargers selected J.J. Watt's younger brother, Wisconsin fullback Derek Watt, in the sixth round of the National Football League draft on Saturday. (more...)
Predators hand Ducks fourth straight Game 7 home loss
- May 03, 2016

San Jose's form: W@LAK 4-3, W@LAK 2-1, LvLAK 1-2, WvLAK 3-2, W@LAK 6-3. Finally, the Sharks get to play another hockey game. But in the words of Steve Martin from the Three Amigos: "Not so fast El Guapo". Series Prediction: Okay here's my prediction: Sharks in six. After a week off, the Sharks need to get themselves engaged in this game as quickly as possible. (more...)
DeRozan has 30 points, Raptors beat Pacers 89-84 in Game 7
- May 03, 2016

They were 1-7 in Overtime games. The Pacers cut a 14-point fourth quarter deficit down to three but never got closer than that. But the offense got severely tripped up in the final seven minutes of the game, and it might have been a question of lineups as much as anything. (more...)
English soccer team, 5000-1 longshots, close in on title
- May 02, 2016

As reported in the Daily Mail, on Sunday , a sold-out Theatre of Dreams could see another club crowned champions , with Leicester City just a win away from their fairy-tale season having a happy ending. In this most unpredictable of Premier League seasons, the impossible looks as if it's going to happen. They will be hoping rivals City or Arsenal will slip. (more...)
Claudio Ranieri urges Leicester on for final push
- May 02, 2016

They need just five points from their final three games to guarantee the title, after being 5,000-1 to win the league at the start of the season. Ranieri added: "There were a lot of people out there looking what our answer would be to playing without Jamie". (more...)
Liverpool loses 3-1 at Swansea in Premier League
- May 02, 2016

After having arguably his worst performance for Liverpool this season, the English Striker didn't join his team-mates to applaud the traveling Liverpool fans. "But I am only frustrated because we could have played better". Liverpool were getting close to competence in this area of the field when Jordan Henderson and Emre Can enjoyed a run of games in the side, only for it to be broken up by injuries to both players. (more...)
Dioner Navarro powers Chicago White Sox past Toronto Blue Jays
- May 02, 2016

TORONTO (AP) - Marco Estrada was insistent that a bout of shoulder soreness won't bother him in his next start. Chicago won its fifth in a row against the Blue Jays . "No matter how hard you throw it in there they can hit it, so it was more about just trying to find locations", Sale said. "I was fortunate enough to get a chanegup in the strike zone and put some good wood on it". (more...)
Delhi post 27-run win against KKR Delhi post 27-run win against KKR
- May 02, 2016

He had rival skipper Gautam Gambhir (6) caught off a leading edge at covers and trapped Piyush Chawla (8), who was promoted up the order. The ball skidded off and nicely came on to bat. Earlier, Kolkata Knight Riders had won every match they had chased so far, so it was not a surprise when Gautam Gambhir won the toss and opted to bowl first. (more...)
Rays beat Blue Jays on Casali's walkoff hit
- May 02, 2016

The Rays have lost three of four games, scoring exactly one run in each of the losses. Kevin Pillar's first homer regained a 3-2 lead for the Blue Jays in the seventh. Archer struck out 10 with no walks over 6 2/3 scoreless innings last time out against Baltimore while permitting five hits. Four of the hits were homers. (more...)
Ted's Race Notebook - 2016 Russian Grand Prix Ted's Race Notebook - 2016 Russian Grand Prix
- May 02, 2016

Lewis is going to come back of course, so early days. Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen was fourth in qualifying, followed by Bottas' Williams teammate, Felipe Massa, and Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo. The defending three-time champion said also that he felt very grateful to the team for helping him finish the race and score 18 points. The water pressure problem raised the specter of a repeat failure and ended the battle for the lead. (more...)
Browns trade down, select Baylor receiver Coleman at No. 15 Browns trade down, select Baylor receiver Coleman at No. 15
- May 01, 2016

Of all professional sports, the National Football League has the easiest path from the outhouse to the penthouse. He's a tough-minded, tough player, and the Titans don't have enough of those. The Browns can not afford to have another bad draft this year. "They play our kind of ball'". Last season he logged 12 quarterback hits and 29 hurries, per Pro Football Focus , and would be a great pickup for any team looking to bolster its pass rush. (more...)
Capitals set for rare postseason rematch against Penguins Capitals set for rare postseason rematch against Penguins
- May 01, 2016

It now sets up the dream TV matchup of Alex Ovechkin's Capitals versus Sidney Crosby's Pittsburgh Penguins . "We just were calm and knew that if we put pressure (on) and play simple and play our way, we're going to get one or two", Ovechkin said . (more...)
Blazers advance 4-2 with 106-103 victory over the Clippers Blazers advance 4-2 with 106-103 victory over the Clippers
- May 01, 2016

Now they'll have to shut out those who think they have no chance against the defending National Basketball Association champion Golden State Warriors. Austin Rivers heaved up a desperation shot from 42 feet as time expired. "So it's a very tough situation for me right now". Portland will face a Golden State team that is dealing with its own injury issue: Reigning MVP Stephen Curry continues to rehab his sprained right knee. (more...)
Cruz makes VP pick as GOP race takes another unusual turn
- April 30, 2016

Instead, his only hope of stopping Trump is by winning enough of the remaining delegates to deny Trump his own majority, then make a play for the nomination at a brokered convention. But wait, it gets even better , because three days after saying that, and complaining about everyone constantly asking her about Donald Trump , she went on TV and lied about that! Ted Cruz / Pamela Geller 2016 Slogan: Working for you, unless you're Muslim . (more...)
Ranieri to get 5 mln pound bonus if Leicester win title Ranieri to get 5 mln pound bonus if Leicester win title
- April 30, 2016

Leicester can win the league at Old Trafford but it is not our business. Spurs had, apparently, bottled it and gifted the title to Leicester. Granted, this was a must-win game, but the circumstances were a side running out of steam, not a weak and late capitulation. (more...)
Ronny Deila quits Celtic: Chairman Ian Bankier gives his reaction
- April 29, 2016

I will never forget the welcome I received nearly two years ago at Celtic Park from so many fans. "When I joined Celtic I knew I was coming to one of the world's great football clubs". I've made no secret of the fact I want to be head coach at Leeds next season. Deila, though, admitted that some Celtic players will be happy that he is leaving. (more...)
Idaho to join league in 2018 Idaho to join league in 2018
- April 29, 2016

Idaho will be the first school to move from FBS to FCS. "The University of Idaho's prestige and relevance will be complemented by our football program, not defined by it", Staben said Thursday during a press conference, while flanked to his left and right by coach Paul Petrino and athletic director Rob Spear. (more...)
Rafa Nadal to carry Spain's flag at opening ceremony at Rio Games Rafa Nadal to carry Spain's flag at opening ceremony at Rio Games
- April 28, 2016

Her remarks outraged Spaniards and prompted Nadal to take legal action to defend his "image as an athlete" and to keep 'any public figure from making insulting or false allegations against an athlete without any evidence or foundation'. The former World No. 1 had, at that time, admitted that it was one of the saddest days of his career. But after a sticky start to this year, he has rediscovered some of his old form, winning back-to-back clay court titles at Monte Carlo and Barcelona and he ... (more...)