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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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Area softball teams gearing up for spring — SPORTS SPOTLIGHT

She recorded three strikeouts and allowed one hit. A 5-run fifth inning was too much for Winchester too overcome Tuesday in its home opener as the Falcons lost an 8-4 decision to...

Ben Simmons Or Donovan Mitchell? Draymond Green Picks Rookie Of The Year

Simmons made his remarks about the Rookie of the Year race in an interview with ESPN on Saturday. Plenty weighed in to the original sweatshirt comment. "I really don't care", M...

Siria, allerta sulle rotte aeree nel Mediterraneo orientale

Preparati Russia perchè arriveranno belli, nuovi e intelligenti . Così il presidente degli Stati Uniti , Donald Trump , su Twitter, a proposito della situazione in Siria . A sco...

Here's what Verstappen had to say about Hamilton's criticism

Verstappen took the criticism in his stride, telling Dutch television Monday night: "You are full of adrenaline when you have just stepped out of your vehicle ". "From Max's positi...

John Cena Makes Peculiar Appearance After WrestleMania Loss to The Undertaker

Undertaker seemingly retired after last year's WrestleMania after a loss to Roman Reigns . Never let it be said that John Cena is a liar. WWE has kept the fight in suspe...

Nadal routs Zverev, Ferrer outlasts Kohlschreiber to lead Spain past Germany

The victor of the Valencia quarter-final will face either defending champions France or Italy for a place in the final. Ferrer needed almost five hours to defeat Kohlschreiber ...

Floyd Mayweather makes huge claim over potential fight with Conor McGregor

I spoke with SHOWTIME , I spoke with CBS. I spoke with CBS. When Floyd Mayweather tries to take the moral high ground, you know you've made a serious mistake. Since the fight,...

Antonio Conte 'frustrated,' says West Ham draw sums up Chelsea's season

However, striker Javier Hernandez is available after overcoming an illness. With fifth-placed Chelsea lagging 10 points behind fourth-placed Tottenham with only six games rem...

Max Holloway declared medically unfit, pulled from UFC 223 main event

The UFC has lost its main event for UFC 223 on Saturday at Barclays Center. It does mean, however, that a shock Iaquinta win would mean Ferguson [interim champion] and McGregor...

Conor McGregor Responds To UFC's Title-Stripping Threat With Vulgar Defiance

White confirmed that Ferguson would revert to being the number one contender with the victor at UFC 223 taking McGregor's belt. There's a warrant out for Conor McGregor aft...

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Kyrie Irving reportedly will not play in playoffs

Kyrie Irving reportedly will not play in playoffs

Irving, who suffered a patella fracture in the 2015 NBA Finals, had a procedure to remove a tension wire in his knee late last month after experiencing increasing discomfort. And ...

Robert Griffin III gets a surprising third chance

Robert Griffin III gets a surprising third chance

After sitting out last year, Griffin still made it clear in media interviews that he had a desire to play again, and said he came close to signing with Baltimore last year. Though ...

New England Patriots Deal Brandin Cooks To The Los Angeles Rams

New England Patriots Deal Brandin Cooks To The Los Angeles Rams

The Patriots have traded Cooks to the Rams for Los Angeles' first-round draft pick, 23rd overall. Cooks is the fourth former first-round pick the Rams have added to their r...

Notre Dame beats Mississippi State in NCAA Women's Championship with buzzer-beater

Notre Dame beats Mississippi State in NCAA Women's Championship with buzzer-beater

I will wear that maybe for the rest of my career. I'd prefer to just chalk this game up to a great game with a clutch shot giving all basketball fans something to talk about for a ...

Salah Strikes Late To Give Liverpool Victory At Palace

Salah Strikes Late To Give Liverpool Victory At Palace

Amazingly, the only teams Salah has failed to score against in the Premier League this season are Manchester United and Swansea. Former Reds forward Christian Benteke started the...