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Blackhawks to make major changes after first round sweep

The Predators won 4-1, sweeping the series. Coach Joel Quennville will be back for the 2017-18 season. St. Louis coach Mike Yeo said he is well aware of the Blues' next challenge. Yes, Bowman hit all the right notes in his opening comments at t...

Dale Earnhardt Jr to retire from Nascar at end of the season

Earnhardt didn't race after July 9 a year ago. He said: "I felt great for many, many months now, and I'm happy about that". Earnhardt Jr has suffered multiple concussions over the past few years, and missed the final 18 races of last season after...

Paul Finebaum: Warren Sapp is a 'complete loser' with 'no integrity'

We continue to not buy pre-draft reports that the Browns are considering taking Mitchell Trubisky over Garrett at No. 1 overall. Maybe somebody offers the Browns a deal their pocket protectors can't refuse, Shanahan gets his wish and the draft's be...

Patriots Likely To Keep Malcolm Butler

The move allows the Patriots to trade Butler, possibly for the New Orleans Saints' No. 32 pick. But the Patriots would have had the opportunity to match any offer and, because they placed a first-round tender on Butler, would have received a first-ro...

Diaz's pinch-homer lifts Cardinals past Brewers 4-1

Nieuwenhuis, 29, had just two hits and four walks in 30 plate appearances this season while playing off the bench. Randal Grichuk slammed an RBI-double and Seung-Hwan Oh struck out the side in the ninth to get the save. Greg Garcia hit leadoff doub...

Bulls early surprise of playoffs after taking 2 at Boston

Not to pile on Celtics fans, but for all the excitement of a young team grabbing that seed we're not talking about a juggernaut. The Celtics lost the contest 111-97 and now trail 2-0 in the first round series. Chicago coach Fred Hoiberg said he...

Panthers sign Pro Bowl DT Kawann Short to 5-year extension

Short, who turned 28 in February, has collected 17 sacks over the past two seasons. Loyalty paid off for the DT. Short is now signed through the 2021 season. Kawann Short , who emerged as an All-Pro defensive lineman in four seasons with the Pant...

Leicester v Atletico Madrid Betting Tips

The Belgium global came close to a victor soon after, but Schmeichel showed his class with a fine save to preserve a point for the Champions League quarter-finalists. Swedish referee Jonas Eriksson pointed to the spot with Leicester players pro...

Moe Harkless: Moe Harkless returns, shuns 3-point line

And the margin was three points. Before Wednesday's game, Harkless was asked if he would even attempt a three-pointer? The regular season is over now. For this reason, Moe Harkless is the clear choice for the 2016-17 NBA Most Valuable Player Awar...

Fowler, Hoffman edge ahead at sun-drenched Masters

If you are into sentiment, or even karma, then Garcia, the native of Borriol, Spain, is your man. Sunday is the 60th anniversary of the birth of Seve Ballesteros, the most famous golfer ever from Spain and a two-time Masters victor. "Fortunately fo...

Harden's triple-double helps Rockets over Wolves 123-118

After the Rockets jumped out to a quick 13-point lead in the first quarter, the shots stopped falling and the Rockets got lazy with their defense. F Andrew Wiggins' 3-point attempt at the buzzer missed the mark, and the Wolves lost 100-98 to th...

Michigan State's Bridges to announce decision to stay or go

Purdue (1/24) set the MSU single-game freshman scoring record. Bridges announced he plans to return for his sophomore year and bypass a chance to enter the NBA Draft and potentially be a high first-round lottery pick. Bridges has said three peo...

North Korea shows activity at nuclear site

Later Thursday, Abe called a National Security Council meeting to analyze the latest North Korea developments and ways to respond in case of a "provocation" from Pyongyang, said Suga, a council member. He added that North Korea will keep building u...

Mauricio Pochettino says snubbed Tottenham Hotspur star should made PFA shortlist

Harry Kane has been nominated for both the PFA Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year awards, while Dele Alli has been nominated for the Young Player of the Year. "Not only did he confirm that, he's improved in all aspects of his game". The...

RB Lynch could turn attention to Patriots

Such a move could be complicated for New England, but it still is an intriguing possibility. Marshawn unretiring to play for his home team before they leave for (likely) good is a more emotional story and one that seems more aligned with Marshawn's p...

Ailing Josh Donaldson not starting in Blue Jays' home opener

With Donaldson sidelined, Ryan Goins will start at third and bat ninth. The Rogers Centre will prepare to host another season of Blue Jays baseball starting Tuesday night in Toronto. "We'll get a better idea the next couple days (of the severity)",...

Sunderland to appeal Larsson red card

Substitute Marcus Rashford then got his first league goal since September, finishing well in the 89th minute after Ibrahimovic had set him up to apply gloss to the scoreline. Like I said, it can't get any worse. It took the Armenian just 47 secon...

Feldman, Duvall spark Reds over Cardinals 8-0

He threw three pitches for strikes with consistency and needed just 78 pitches to obtain his 18 outs. Taking Garrett out early allowed manager Bryan Price to test his bullpen, so instead of saving a pitcher for a multi-inning out he used Michael Lo...

Wichita State Reportedly Voted into American Athletic Conference

The move to the AAC will allow Wichita State to receive a higher level of competition night in and night out, as the league sent Cincinnati and SMU to the NCAA Tournament this past season. The Shockers also field teams in softball, men's cross coun...

Angels place Richards on DL with strained right biceps

He won 28 games over the 2014 and 2015 seasons, but was limited to six starts previous year. He then exited the game after 4 2/3 scoreless innings and was holding his right arm. SS Andrelton Simmons went 2-for-4 with an RBI double and a run in a 5-0 ...

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Many Bostonians Will Be Pulling For Conor McGregor In Floyd Mayweather Fight

Conor McGregor's biggest disclosed fight purse in the UFC was $3m for his second fight with Nate Diaz, but the Dubliner is set to make ten times that amount when he steps into...

Blake Bortles announced as Jacksonville Jaguars starting quarterback, beating out Chad Henne

Through two preseason games this season, Bortles is 11 of 18 for 81 yards with no touchdowns and no picks, while Henne is 11-16 for 183 yards with one TD. Both Bortles and Chad He...

Giants' Beckham, Jr. Could Miss Season Opener vs. Cowboys

The Beckham injury is more severe than the Sterling Shepard sprained ankle that scared the Giants early in training camp - Shepard was running less than a week after going ...

Nasri quits Man City

Nasri, who has always been on the fringes of the Citizens squad, spent last season on loan at La Liga side Sevilla, despite being asked to remain at the Etihad by manager Pep Guar...

Winning Numbers Drawn for $430 Million Powerball

This is the 19th straight time the drawing has come up flat. According to the Powerball website , the one-time cash payout on Thursday for the jackpot now would be $324.2 millio...

Richard Perez compares Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz's chances against Floyd Mayweather

McGregor manoeuvred his way into such a lucrative fight partly through his clever use of social media, but after insisting he found the videos "light-hearted", he became defensive...

Maria Sharapova awarded main draw wildcard at US Open

Sharapova was already guaranteed a place in the qualifying draw at Flushing Meadows by virtue of her world ranking of No 148. "Her suspension under the terms of the tennis anti-...

Transfer revolution: Window to shut before Premier League season starts next year

Barcelona would not be bound by a Premier League deadline, nor would the likes of Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain or Bayern Munich, so England's most powerful clubs would find the...

Sergio Aguero strikes as Manchester City spoil Brighton's Premier League debut

Former Manchester City and Everton defender Sylvain Distin believes Pep Guardiola's transfer business could be a gamble as a number of new recruits have arrived without Prem...

Former Big Spring Steer Ryan Tannehill will have season-ending ACL surgery

Tannehill left the Dolphins' practice on Thursday after his knee appeared to buckle in a non-contact situation. Miami and fellow quarterback Jay Cutler agreed to a one...

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Chelsea Offer £25 Million For Arsenal Midfielder

Chelsea Offer £25 Million For Arsenal Midfielder

Chelsea have increased their offer for Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, according to the Daily Star . Manchester United are not understood to be interested in Oxlade-C...

There's a new Conor McGregor song and it's VERY catchy

There's a new Conor McGregor song and it's VERY catchy

Mayweather said that it made him think about those who fought for civil rights and what they had to deal with. With the long-anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. "...

Vince Wilfork announces retirement in tweet sponsored by grilling company

Vince Wilfork announces retirement in tweet sponsored by grilling company

Wilfork, shirtless and adorned in denim overalls sporting his number 75, can be seen dancing and pulling ribs from a Kingsford smoker. Wilfork started as a first-round pick in ...

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Ravens Meeting "Resistance" From Owner Steve Bisciotti Regarding Signing Colin Kaepernick

Kaepernick has become a polarizing figure after he protested the national anthem last season and he has been unable to find a new job since. Bisciotti wouldn't be the only Natio...

White Sox place Willy Garcia on 7-day DL with concussion

White Sox place Willy Garcia on 7-day DL with concussion

A more serious injury would definitely be a step back for Moncada. However, the White Sox have just released statements that sure seem like best-case scenarios - so far - for t...