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Kane and ruthless Spurs have Chelsea in their sights
- April 19, 2017

A stunning upset, which fallout is still being measured and it may just have turned the tide in the title-race, dominates high points from Gameweek 33. Chelsea was deprived of its goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and didn't have the flair to beat the Reds Devils, who were hungry for revenge after two defeats against the Blues, once in the cup and four nil in the championship match. (more...)
As Chelsea wobble, can Spurs surge to Premier League title?
- April 18, 2017

We have five days to prepare for this game and then play to win. "They showed more desire, more ambition, more motivation", said Conte. "In this case the fault is of the coach." the Italian explained. "I don't feel extra joy at beating Chelsea - we beat the leader. But we can't control what Chelsea do". "If we win next week it might put a bit more doubt in their minds regarding the Premier League". (more...)
Ronaldo resting, Isco's 2 goals keeps Madrid on title track
- April 16, 2017

Zidane spoke at a press conference , held today regarding Tomorrow's clash between Real Madrid vs Sporting de Gijon , calling the latter a very unsafe team. Isco's first goal was a superb solo effort in the 17th to cancel out Duje Cop's opener. Coach Zinedine Zidane said Friday that an unidentified leg injury will keep the Wales winger from playing Saturday's match at Sporting Gijon. (more...)
Rod Carew's transplanted heart came from former NFL TE Konrad Reuland Rod Carew's transplanted heart came from former NFL TE Konrad Reuland
- April 16, 2017

Hall of Fame baseball player Rod Carew underwent a heart transplant in December, and the organ donation came from former Baltimore Ravens tight end Konrad Reuland . Rhonda Carew asked Mary Reuland , according to a YouTube video posted by the Ravens. The families plan to work together on an American Heart Association campaign, " Heart of 29 ", to raise awareness and prevention of heart disease. (more...)
Knicks' Phil Jackson says Carmelo Anthony 'better off somewhere else' Knicks' Phil Jackson says Carmelo Anthony 'better off somewhere else'
- April 16, 2017

This was the first time Jackson addressed reporters since September 23, and he had plenty to cover after the Knicks went 31-51 - the team's third straight season of at least 50 losses. Jackson might be right that Anthony is better off elsewhere. Porzingis, according to team sources , is frustrated with the Knicks' lack of direction. (more...)
Phil Jackson says Carmelo Anthony would be 'better off somewhere else' Phil Jackson says Carmelo Anthony would be 'better off somewhere else'
- April 15, 2017

So if it's something that you want to get across, a message that you want to get across, I'm always open". "But he likes it here". Detroit just wrapped up a disappointing 37-45 season in which Drummond's scoring slipped and the Pistons were unable to return to the playoffs after Detroit made it in 2016. (more...)
Blues won't win series against Wild on Jake Allen's back Blues won't win series against Wild on Jake Allen's back
- April 15, 2017

They won the gold medal at the world championships last weekend. They were definitely outplayed and the Blues were aware of that, but I think they're somewhat concerned and still confident. "Phenomenal performance. That's about all I can say, against a team that really challenges you", said current Blues and former Wild head coach Mike Yeo, who didn't have to say that he relished the Game 1 victory in his former home arena. (more...)
Drogba signs for USA second tier club Phoenix Rising
- April 14, 2017

Drogba' addition is expected to help boost the club's profile and the 3 year old says he is excited at the opportunity of expanding the club. Didier Drogba plans to take a leaf out of Roman Abramovich's book after taking the unprecedented step of becoming football's first player-owner at American club Phoenix Rising. (more...)
Jamie Carragher Calls Arsenal 'Cowards,' Criticises Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil Jamie Carragher Calls Arsenal 'Cowards,' Criticises Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil
- April 14, 2017

A report in England this week claimed the Chile worldwide, whose current deal expires at the end of next season, had been presented with the chance to increase his earnings at the Emirates Stadium to ward off interest from elsewhere. The former FC Barcelona star has been Arsenal's standout performer over the past few campaigns, scoring 64 goals and assisting a further 41 strikes in 133 matches since signing for the club in 2014. (more...)
David Thompson delivers Instagram verdict on Liverpool win v Stoke
- April 13, 2017

When this season comes to an end and the award for the best goal of the campaign is dished out, Roberto Firmino's ferocious strike against Stoke could be among the contenders. In true Klopp fashion, he didn't congratulate Mignolet - instead, he trolled him for not holding onto Charlie Adam and Saido Berahino's shots. "Four points out of six in a short space of time is good but we have to keep it going". (more...)
Glasgow punters rake in Grand National winnings Glasgow punters rake in Grand National winnings
- April 13, 2017

The 9/1 favourite Blaklion finished fourth. Trainer Lucinda Russell , from Milnathort, Kinross, whose partner is former champion jockey Peter Scudamore , said of her horse: "He's awesome". "To win at three Festivals and be second in the Grand National is fantastic and he gave me some spin", said Codd. 'He just jumped so well, even though he was a long way back. (more...)
N'Golo Kante: Arsenal had the chance to sign me N'Golo Kante: Arsenal had the chance to sign me
- April 13, 2017

Kante has emerged as one of the world's best midfielders since joining Leicester for their title winning campaign last season. Speaking to Sky Sports News' Premier League Daily Show on Monday, former Spurs striker Walsh claimed Spurs are in need of a player like Kante if they want to challenge for the title. (more...)
Tim Tebow homers twice, strikes out 5 times in 1st series Tim Tebow homers twice, strikes out 5 times in 1st series
- April 13, 2017

Tebow has two home runs in his first three games with the Columbia Fireflies . In his first series of his baseball career, Tebow averaged.231, with 5 RBI and 2 home runs. Needless to say, Tebow has continued to defy the doubters and show that at the very least he can hold his own in minor league baseball. But the ball hit a railing just above the fence in left-center field and an umpire twirled his hand to indicate the homer. (more...)
Oilers beat Canucks 3-2, clinch at least second in Pacific Oilers beat Canucks 3-2, clinch at least second in Pacific
- April 13, 2017

They also have a shot to finish first in the Pacific Division, but for that to happen the Oilers must beat the Canucks and have the Anaheim Ducks lose in regulation to Los Angeles. The Oilers were 3-1-1 versus San Jose this year including winning their last two with a 4-2 win last time out. The Oilers are the main show in town and ticket demand reflects that, Mason said. (more...)
North Korea fires missile into Sea of Japan
- April 12, 2017

This latest provocation came a day following the USA announcement that it is planning to redeploy tactical nuclear weapon systems to South Korea as a deterrent against the increasing missile and nuclear threats posed by the rogue regime. Trump will host China's President Xi Jinping at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida for their first face-to-face meeting this week where the growing tensions on the Korean peninsula are expected to be high on the agenda. (more...)
Garcia wins 1st major title at the Masters Garcia wins 1st major title at the Masters
- April 11, 2017

However, the support was more vocal for Garcia than it was for Rose during the final round. Rose missed a 7-footer for birdie at the 18th hole, giving Garcia a chance to win the first major championship of his career from just 5 feet away. (more...)
Myles Garrett Refused To Go On ESPN's Myles Garrett Refused To Go On ESPN's "Mike & Mike", Here's Why
- April 11, 2017

Mazique added that the Jacksonville Jaguars are locked in on LSU running back Leonard Fournette while the New York Jets will surely draft North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky with the sixth overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft . "The Cowboys are my hometown team , but when push comes to shove, I want to go No. 1", he said. "And because if you don't draft me No. 1, I will punish your team for the next 10 to 12 years", Garrett said. (more...)
Real Madrid confirm Pepe has suffered broken ribs
- April 10, 2017

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos says they would welcome the chance to sign Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid. The result means Real Madrid are top of the table with 72 points from 30 games, just three ahead of Barcelona. Griezmann used his left foot to drive home a perfectly placed throughball by substitute Angel Correa to equalize at the Santiago Bernabeu in the 85th minute. (more...)
SportyBet Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund Bundesliga betting tips SportyBet Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund Bundesliga betting tips
- April 09, 2017

Aubameyang, meanwhile, has scored 11 goals in Dortmund's last seven games in all competitions, including at least one in each game - his longest run since joining the club in the 2013-14 season. RB were reduced to 10 men when captain Willi Orban was sent off for a second yellow card on 88 minutes for a foul on Leverkusen's Germany forward Kevin Volland. (more...)
Middlesbrough strive for balance to stay afloat in Premier League Middlesbrough strive for balance to stay afloat in Premier League
- April 07, 2017

Swansea conceded three late goals to lose 3-1 to Tottenham on Wednesday. "It is about hitting form at the right time and with seven games to go that is something we have done", he said, speaking to the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast. Middlesbrough: Victor Valdes 6, Antonio Barragan 5, Daniel Ayala 6, Ben Gibson 6, James Husband 5, Adama Traore 7, Adam Clayton 6, Marten de Roon 7, Stewart Downing 6, Alvaro Negredo 7, Rudy Gestede 6. (more...)
Ovechkin on Olympics: 'I don't care, I just go'
- April 06, 2017

Koivu, 34, is disappointed he will no longer have a chance to provide that same impact on young Finns in the wake of the NHL's announcement that it will not allow its players to participate in the 2018 Games in South Korea. Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith did not say what his decision would be if the NHL's stance did not change. But unless something changes, when the puck drops at the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, the world's best hockey players won't be playing. (more...)
Mama June is unrecognisable after losing 136 kg Mama June is unrecognisable after losing 136 kg
- April 06, 2017

She said, "Who would want that?" Mama June Shannon is a changed woman. But the whole time the girls enjoying the type of food that Mama had sworn off: potato chips, pie and barbecue. People magazine said Shannon is anxious about her children's health, but she doesn't plan on being too strict when it comes to their diets. But her number one advocate remains her daughter Alana, who jumped in asserting answers to Robach's questions on her mom's behalf. (more...)
Too Few Infants Born to Zika-Infected Mothers Receive Proper Follow-Up — CDC Too Few Infants Born to Zika-Infected Mothers Receive Proper Follow-Up — CDC
- April 06, 2017

But the proportion of birth defects was higher, about 10 percent, when limited to pregnancies with laboratory-confirmed infections. According to a study released earlier this year by the Canadian Travel Medicine Network, the Zika virus hit Canadian travellers more than expected, beating out other infectious diseases like dengue and chikungunya. (more...)
Mets: Seth Lugo Diagnosed with Partial UCL Tear Mets: Seth Lugo Diagnosed with Partial UCL Tear
- April 06, 2017

Lugo had a platelet-rich plasma injection Tuesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery and will not throw for about two weeks. Lefty Steven Matz recently suffered a strained flexor tendon that is expected to keep him sidelined for a while, so the Mets now have a pair of their young hurlers on the shelf for an undetermined period. (more...)
Seahawks GM: Sherman trade talks have occurred Seahawks GM: Sherman trade talks have occurred
- April 06, 2017

Schneider and his wife Traci made their annual trip to the 710 ESPN Seattle studios recently to discuss their work with Ben's Fund , a charity that provides support to families with autistic children. Whether this trade becomes a reality is another issue altogether, of course. Why are the Seahawks being so transparent about listening to offers for Sherman? In November 2012, the Patriots sent a fourth-round pick to Tampa Bay for Aqib Talib (the Bucs also gave New England a seventh). (more...)
City voters rejected soccer stadium; would the county be interested? City voters rejected soccer stadium; would the county be interested?
- April 06, 2017

Before the Rams left for L.A., where the team eventually will play in a privately-financed stadium, the powers-that-be in St. Louis put together a package that wouldn't have required an election. Dan Courtemanche, Major League Soccer's executive vice president of communications, released a statement via Twitter . Placing the Soccer City development before voters would satisfy a recent demand from a group of area civic leaders and land use experts, who want a public vote so the plan would ... (more...)
Trump shifts blame for failed attempt to replace Obamacare Trump shifts blame for failed attempt to replace Obamacare
- April 05, 2017

The two top Democratic leaders in Congress - Sen. "I will continue to fight for a conservative bill to repeal Obamacare and rebuild a people-first health care system", said Rep. The art of governing is compromise . Ryan and other Republican leaders, however, appeared more optimistic Republicans could come together. Democrats ought to allow Republicans to call a new bill whatever they want. (more...)
Hammers to offer Antonio hike in wages
- April 05, 2017

West Ham United lost their fourth straight game on the weekend, thus putting pressure on manager Slaven Bilic . While the top four hopes may be waning for Arsenal, they still have to try to finish as high as possible in the table. "They attack with numbers which makes them more likely to create something, but when they lose the ball they are very vulnerable because they leave a big space behind which you can use". (more...)
What to watch for in the national championship game
- April 04, 2017

After the Sunday night win, SC alumnus and Gov. Henry McMaster tweeted "Let's raise the flag on the Dome tonight!" SC has postponed its welcome home celebration for the women's basketball team Monday because of tornado warnings and thunderstorms in the area. (more...)
Pete business owners hope to hit homerun during baseball season
- April 04, 2017

TAMPA BAY KEY TRENDS: The Rays are 0-6 in Archer's last six starts against the Yankees and are 0-7 in his last seven starts when he starts Game 1 of a series. "I definitely had people on base there those last two at-bats", said Sanchez, who went 0-for-5. The Yankees would get two of those runs back in the second inning. (more...)