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Lakers Rumors: Paul George was vocal in IN about playing in LA Lakers Rumors: Paul George was vocal in IN about playing in LA
- April 26, 2017

Carmelo Anthony's saga in New York Knicks is far from over. Davis is the one that could swing either way, but it gets tough to envision George getting a spot. says today's delivery of Indy's bid for the 2021 NBA All-Star Game is part of an effort aimed at sending a message to the league. GEORGE: [ deletes Pacers group text ] Right. (more...)
NFL prospect denies rape report made to police; no charges
- April 26, 2017

Conley has not been arrested nor have any charges been filed against him as Cleveland police investigates the allegations. She accused Conley of forcibly having sex with her shortly after watching the other couple have sex. The police later interviewed two people at the hotel room who identified as associates of Conley's. According to 92.3 the Fan in Cleveland , the alleged victim was taken to Metro Hospital where rape kit evidence was taken, but police were unsuccessful in their attempts ... (more...)
Facebook killer takes his own life as police close in
- April 26, 2017

Pa. Police got the decisive tip-off after Stephens had been on the run for almost 48 hours, when a McDonald's employee recognised him at a drive-thru in Pennsylvania shortly after 11:00 am (10pm Thai time) and called authorities. Stephens took his own life on Tuesday as police attempted to pull him over. The Ford Fusion did a half-turn and came to rest at the curb. According to Tye, Stephens pulled away from the drive-thru when he spotted police pulling into the McDonald's parking lot. (more...)
Mike Gillislee lands with Patriots after Bills choose not to match offer
- April 25, 2017

The Bills had the option to match the Patriots' offer by 4 p.m. Monday and bring Gillislee back to Buffalo. With Gillislee gone, Mike Tolbert (who will play FB too) and Jonathan Williams are the top backups. The Bills will likely look to add running back depth with a rookie after losing Gillislee, but Buffalo can wait. The Patriots also have running backs James White , D.J. (more...)
Nadal wins historic 10th Monte Carlo title Nadal wins historic 10th Monte Carlo title
- April 24, 2017

According to the ATP official website , "Nadal becomes the first player in the Open Era (since April 1968) to win a tournament 10 times ". Nadal's sole loss in a Monte Carlo final was to Novak Djokovic in 2013. The Spaniard held a 4-1 lead in the opening set before Schwartzman rattled off three straight wins to tie the match . Ramos-Vinolas wasn't a threat to the defending champion. (more...)
Bayern defender Alaba a doubt for Pokal semi-final clash with Dortmund Bayern defender Alaba a doubt for Pokal semi-final clash with Dortmund
- April 24, 2017

Carlo Ancelotti says Bayern Munich are holding their breath over David Alaba for Wednesday's German Cup semi-final against Borussia Dortmund after the Austria worldwide injured his knee. We should have done better . They have now gone three matches in all competitions without a victory. But Aubameyang came on for Reus to slot home from a tight angle before Guerreiro's superb late header sealed the win as Dortmund moved above four-placed Hoffenheim, who drew 1-1 at Cologne on Friday. (more...)
Mitch Haniger's 3 hits, 4 RBIs lifts Seattle past Miami 10-5 Mitch Haniger's 3 hits, 4 RBIs lifts Seattle past Miami 10-5
- April 24, 2017

He walked just one and was done after 97 pitches. An intentional walk to Robinson Cano and a single by Nelson Cruz loaded the bases with one out for Kyle Seager , who lined a two-run single to center. Volquez threw 28 pitches in each of the first two innings. LEADING OFF: Keuchel back in ace form for Astros, Mariners give Ichiro bobblehead, Tanaka and Yanks close out big homestand, Reds' Garrett rolling in first season. (more...)
Cards' Wainwright has HR, 4 RBIs in first win of season Cards' Wainwright has HR, 4 RBIs in first win of season
- April 23, 2017

Shaw's three-run blast in the first made it 12 consecutive games that the Brewers have homered. He gave up nine hits and six runs in four innings, failing to strike out a batter for the first time in 20 starts dating to May 2016. "You watch film on recent stuff and try to figure out a way, you know, to get him out", Lackey said, per Cwik. Matt Carpenter was struck in the right forearm by a pitch in the seventh but remained in the game. (more...)
Browns have zeroed in on choice with No. 1 draft pick Browns have zeroed in on choice with No. 1 draft pick
- April 22, 2017

Every team misses. We are not going to be different in that regard. Once you get into Day 3, it is a little tougher. The Carolina Panthers at No. 8 - I would not be surprised if they were willing to move back. "I think the one thing for ourselves, we'd like to move back and acquire more picks in this draft if possible". It represents the tidiest of possibilities for Cleveland, a team that not only needs a bevy of foundation players to make up their roster but a franchise quarterback of the ... (more...)
'John: 316' allegedly written on Hernandez's forehead when he was found dead 'John: 316' allegedly written on Hernandez's forehead when he was found dead
- April 22, 2017

Hernandez, 27, was found hanging in his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley just after 3 a.m., Department of Correction spokesman Christopher Fallon said in a statement . Jose Baez , Hernandez's attorney who represented Hernandez in the trial in which the former Pro Bowl tight end was acquitted of a double murder, believes that Hernandez's brain is being held illegally. (more...)
Ronaldo resting, Isco's 2 goals keeps Madrid on title track Ronaldo resting, Isco's 2 goals keeps Madrid on title track
- April 21, 2017

The result takes them six points clear of Barcelona who face Real Sociedad later on Saturday. Lionel Messi duels for the ball against Real Sociedad's Yuri Berchiche at the Camp Nou. Carrasco has had a odd season, starting on fire but then slumping through the winter amid speculation of a strained relationship with Simeone . Osasuna's Salvatore Sirigu saved two late penalties by Carrasco and Thomas Partey. (more...)
Bulls rally to defeat Celtics 111-97, take 2-0 series lead
- April 20, 2017

The Bulls used several quick spurts to control the game, the last one the 10-0 burst that built a 19-point lead in the fourth quarter. In game one, they out rebounded the Celtics 65-44. That put Chicago back in the postseason, after missing out a year ago for the first time since 2008. In Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Clippers turned up the pressure inside on Tuesday to salvage a split of the first two games of their National Basketball Association playoff series against the Utah Jazz. (more...)
Sunderland 2 West Ham 2: Hammers frustrated by late Fabio Borini goal Sunderland 2 West Ham 2: Hammers frustrated by late Fabio Borini goal
- April 16, 2017

Sunderland salvaged a 2-2 draw against West Ham thanks to Fabio Borini's late equaliser, but the Premier League's bottom club remain in severe danger of relegation. The Irons opened the scoring on the 5th minute after Andy Carroll miskicked an angled shot before the ball fell straight to Andre Ayew inside the six-yard box. (more...)
The New York Knicks are as dysfunctional as it gets The New York Knicks are as dysfunctional as it gets
- April 16, 2017

In ESPN's report , a past statement by Knicks president Phil Jackson was cited and it could have suggested that they are ready to "move" the youngest MVP in the history of the National Basketball Association. The Knicks can contend if they can put together a better team next season. For the Knicks, the situation only continues to get messier between Jackson and Anthony. (more...)
Jenson Button back in the McLaren for the Monaco GP
- April 15, 2017

Button tweeted a jokey reaction on Wednesday after the news of Alonso's Indy programme was announced, asking: "Why do I have so many missed calls?" "His vehicle is going to run with some guy everybody will be pretty familiar with". No doubt the 36-year old Spaniard and McLaren/Honda jockey will attract even more attention this year as organizers try to outdo themselves from last year's spectacular one-hundredth running of the race. (more...)
A look at the Golden State Warriors' playoff picture A look at the Golden State Warriors' playoff picture
- April 15, 2017

Stephen Curry is averaging 25.3 points and 6.6 assists while Kevin Durant is averaging 25.1 points and 8.3 rebounds. After last night's regular season finale, a reporter asked Lillard, an Oakland native, "Blazers in six or seven?" to which Lillard replied, "Blazers in six". (more...)
Mesut Ozil: Champions League Spot More Important Than My Future At Arsenal Mesut Ozil: Champions League Spot More Important Than My Future At Arsenal
- April 14, 2017

Multiple Arsenal players, including Mesut Ozil, are expected to retaliate in Duxford by using sky banners to announce their intention to leave the club this summer. Arsenal are in a malaise, but searching for a new manager who would remain loyal to the Wenger ethos of pure attacking football would be the wrong approach for a club in desperate need of regeneration. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez 'very close' to joining Manchester City ahead of Chelsea Alexis Sanchez 'very close' to joining Manchester City ahead of Chelsea
- April 14, 2017

With Arsenal's chances of making the Champions League next season diminishing, Manchester City are ready to make an offer for the 28-year-old. Sanchez's future stays very much in doubt after nearly three seasons in the club, having several reports indicating the 28-year old is contemplating leaving the Gunners in search of a team which is consistently challenging for top honours. (more...)
Scottish celebrations as One for Arthur wins Grand National Scottish celebrations as One for Arthur wins Grand National
- April 13, 2017

Blaklion appeared to have stolen a march on his rivals after going clear four fences from the finish, but Fox did not panic and produced One For Arthur to lead before the last before going on to score comfortably by four and a half lengths. (more...)
Boyd allows 1 hit in 6 innings, Tigers beat Twins 2-1
- April 13, 2017

After retiring James McCann , Tuesday's home-run hero for the Tigers , on a soft liner to second, Gibson watched Romine connect on just his seventh homer in parts of eight big-league seasons. Minnesota would plate a single run in the ninth inning off of closer Francisco Rodriguez but that's all the scoring they could muster for the game. "That was obviously the wrong pitch at the wrong time , because he was waiting for it", Gibson said. (more...)
Chelsea ace N'Golo Kante: Early rejections spurred me Chelsea ace N'Golo Kante: Early rejections spurred me
- April 13, 2017

Leicester City celebrates on the pitch after beating Sevilla as former teammate N'Golo Kante looks on! N'GOLO KANTE has staggeringly gone from a player who was not considered good enough for some academies to become the best midfielder in the Premier League. (more...)
NFL could fine players for arm wrestling at Las Vegas casino NFL could fine players for arm wrestling at Las Vegas casino
- April 13, 2017

With the upcoming relocation of the Raiders to Las Vegas , the league may be forced to review its gambling policy. League rules prohibit players from appearing at casinos for any sort of promotional goal (even not relating to the casino). (more...)
ARU to cut either Western Force or Melbourne Rebels from Super Rugby ARU to cut either Western Force or Melbourne Rebels from Super Rugby
- April 13, 2017

Our broadcast partners are an important stakeholder and their vision for Super Rugby moving forward is the same as ours". " Super Rugby has placed an increasingly heavy burden on the ARU business in recent years and the acceleration of revenue declines in our Super Rugby businesses has placed the game under extreme financial pressure", he said. (more...)
NFL says no basis for suit over Rams' departure
- April 13, 2017

Louis. The plaintiffs said the loss of the Rams hurt the city and region and benefited the league and its owners, who received a $550 million relocation fee, the lawsuit said. The lawsuit claims the league violated those guidelines "and instead focused exclusively on whether more money could be made in Los Angeles - a factor which does not justify relocation under the Policy", the lawsuit states. (more...)
Tim Tebow Hits Second Homer for Fireflies Tim Tebow Hits Second Homer for Fireflies
- April 13, 2017

Tebow drove the ball to deep left center but briefly stopped at second base thinking it was a ground rule double. Tebow's two home runs are only one short of Michael Jordan's total for his Major League Baseball career, so he's at least on track to beat that pace. (more...)
Hue Jackson discusses what Browns want in a No. 1 overall pick Hue Jackson discusses what Browns want in a No. 1 overall pick
- April 13, 2017

Amusing thing is, had Mentor native Mitch Trubisky done the same thing about Cleveland, the apologists would've had a Usain Bolt-like sprint to the internet to see who could profess the most love. Trubisky, to his credit, appears unfazed by the Browns recent run on quarterbacks and unafraid to try and break the streak of bad quarterbacking in Cleveland. (more...)
Edmonton Oilers Finish Strong With Victory Over Canucks Edmonton Oilers Finish Strong With Victory Over Canucks
- April 13, 2017

He's in his seventh National Hockey League season, all with Edmonton , and has yet to play for the big prize. So is their head coach Todd McLellan. This series will be beyond huge to him. But Draisaitl has zero playoff experience, too. The Oilers have run the risk of tiring out Talbot, and their backup situation with Laurent Brossoit is also more precarious than San Jose's . (more...)
Yankees' Pineda perfect through 6 innings in home opener Yankees' Pineda perfect through 6 innings in home opener
- April 13, 2017

Pineda finally made a mistake when he hung a slider to Evan Longoria , who doubled into the left-field corner with two outs in the seventh. The Michael Pineda pitching on the mound at Yankee Stadium on Monday afternoon is the one the Yankees and their fans have been waiting to see since he was traded to the club in 2012. (more...)
South Korea: North Korea fires ballistic missile off east coast
- April 12, 2017

During his first Asia tour this month, Tillerson said the USA was looking at a "new approach" against North Korea in which "all options are on the table", including military action. A White House official also said on Tuesday that "all options are on the table" for the USA, though the official would not say what steps Trump was willing to take to curb dictator Kim Jong-un's pursuit of a nuclear weapon. (more...)
Slightly Below Average Hurricane Season Expected Slightly Below Average Hurricane Season Expected
- April 10, 2017

To make the case, forecasters at AccuWeather anticipate 10 named storms , five of which will become hurricanes, three of which will become major hurricanes. Insurance companies, emergency managers and the media use the forecasts to prepare Americans for the year's hurricane threat. It was the costliest Atlantic hurricane season since 2012, AccuWeather said. (more...)
Son leads Tottenham to 4-0 win over Watford
- April 09, 2017

Manager Mauricio Pochettino , whose side are still chasing Chelsea for the title, delivered the upbeat bulletin during a news conference at the club's training ground on Friday. Neither could be considered clear-cut chances, however, and by the midway stage of the first half Tottenham had found their rhythm. So, if you want to watch all the big match action here's the best way to stream the Premier League online . (more...)
Pearl River crests at Jackson without damaging flooding Pearl River crests at Jackson without damaging flooding
- April 09, 2017

The weather service in Peachtree City issued the flood warning , which will be in effect until late Wednesday night. Minor flooding occurs at the Carolina Eastman Facility.&& LAT.LON 3396 8100 3387 8092 3379 8097 3394 8106$$. Rivers and streams are already swollen from previous rainfall, with more than three inches falling over the past five days, so there's the potential for minor flooding. (more...)
Schalke deepens Wolfsburg relegation worries with 4-1 win Schalke deepens Wolfsburg relegation worries with 4-1 win
- April 09, 2017

Hoffenheim are now a point and a place above Dortmund in the Bundesliga and Bayern have already secured the services of Niklas Sule and Sebastian Rudy from Julian Nagelsmann's side for next season. Dortmund are the only other team to beat Bayern Munich this campaign and will be looking to make it their second win against Ancelotti's side, though they're 15 points off their hosts. (more...)
Molina: Molina: "Dumb" to ask about substance on chest protector
- April 08, 2017

Louis Cardinals in Busch Stadium. The Cardinals went into the bottom of the seventh with a 4-2 lead and new relief pitcher Brett Cecil was on the mound. It was a 180-degree turn for Schwarber, who at this time a year ago saw his season end with ligament tears in his knee while chasing a fly ball in Arizona. (more...)
Boro strive for balance to stay afloat in Premier League Boro strive for balance to stay afloat in Premier League
- April 07, 2017

Silva, whose unbeaten home record spans spells at Sporting Lisbon and Olympiacos before his arrival at Hull , said another three points on the back of Saturday's win against West Ham outweighed the significance of climbing clear of the bottom three. (more...)