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by | April 22, 2017 | 12:49

It was the second consecutive day of challenging weather for the Dodgers and they did not handle it as well as Sunday's heavy winds at Coors Field. Nor do they. That moment, while special, represents an individual recognition of every player who gripped a baseball or swung a bat in 2016. "I think Brett competed out there, but I don't think he had his best stuff".

by | April 22, 2017 | 12:43

The death of former National Football League player Aaron Hernandez was officially ruled a suicide on Thursday (20 April), the Worcester County District Attorney's Office announced. Hernandez's apparent suicide left friends, family and his legal team shocked and in disbelief. Ward's lawyer, Doug Sheff, said he issued "a friendly challenge" to the New England Patriots and the NFL Players Association to voluntarily release whatever money Hernandez might still be owed so a court can decide who ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 12:38

McLauchlan, who made eight Test appearances for the legendary Lions of 1971 and 1974, retains a passionate support for the concept of the British and Irish select, however, and did express some sympathy with the coaching team over the selection process.

by | April 22, 2017 | 12:36

The Raptors tried to blow the game open in the second half, but the Bucks countered virtually every run. They passed better and defended better. Right now: Toronto had to win this game. Lowry, who said the last play was intended for DeMar DeRozan , downplayed the significance of his game-clinching shot. "Yeah, me included, we all have to come back", Valanciunas said on Tuesday when asked if he has the green light to chase offensive rebounds, making him a special case among his ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 12:32

Rondo, who was injured in Game 2, will probably be re-evaluated in a week to 10 days. He either hit the ball or Boston center Kelly Olynyk's elbow, but stayed in the game. The team and star guard Isaiah Thomas are already dealing with the emotional pain that came when Thomas' sister, Chyna, was killed in a auto accident last weekend.

by | April 22, 2017 | 12:31

Arturo Vidal has slammed Hungarian referee Viktor Kassai after Bayern Munich's 4-2 (6-3 on aggregate) defeat to Real Madrid in the quarter-final of the Champions League on Tuesday night. To make matters worse for the visitors, Casemiro should have been dismissed for a late challenge on Bayern's Arjen Robben having already been booked.

by | April 22, 2017 | 12:29

Through three starts (16 innings pitched) in 2017, Chen owns a 4.44 SIERA, a 15.4 percent strikeout rate and a 1.06 WHIP while limiting opponents to a 27.5 percent hard-hit rate. The last one was a ideal game by Philip Humber of the Chicago White Sox almost four year ago - a 4-0 loss on April 21, 2012, also at Safeco Field . Martin Perez (1-2) gave up four runs and seven hits in 3 2/3 innings.

by | April 22, 2017 | 12:22

However, the Washington Wizards are simply the better team here and I don't turn down free points often with the better team. "If we're going to jostle the whole series, then that's what it's going to be". "We had our chances but fell short". The Wizards were in the penalty just 3:15 in the third quarter and Morris, Porter, and Oubre all picked up their fourth personal fouls during that time frame.

by | April 22, 2017 | 12:22

The potential conflicts of interest Rickett's expansive financial profile could cause while working in the Commerce Department combined with family holdings, such as the Cubs, providing a significant part of his holdings proved to be too much of an obstacle for his nomination to go forward, the report added.

by | April 22, 2017 | 12:20

The rookie allowed a single, scoring a run (credited to Wright) but then got a flyout get out of the inning. That's not the kind of company you want to keep. Rays: Odorizzi bent down in apparent pain after the pitch and threw two warmup pitches in front of manager Cash and a trainer before walking off slowly.

by | April 22, 2017 | 12:18

Chicago got the first basket of the third quarter which made it a one-point game and was part of a 26-7 Bulls run. "I think he's feeling better ", Stevens said. It really comes down to one of the "Alphas" - Rondo. We give ourselves a chance by rebounding the ball, not having too many turnovers and executing on our own, knowing that they're a tough defensive team.

by | April 22, 2017 | 12:16

The clash wiill be a repeat of last year's final match-up with Real at home first, with the return at the Vincente Calderon the following week. "I will remember what happened in the first half in the Juventus Stadium for a very long time", Enrique told Sky Sports News .

by | April 22, 2017 | 12:16

From the welterweight division where his career began, to the light heavyweight division where it ended, his punches and kicks always seemed extra concussive - comparable to getting hit in the head with a 40-pound dumbbell or a cinderblock.

by | April 22, 2017 | 12:13

The Bulls defeated the Celtics 111-97 and take a 2-0 lead in the series. The game can be watched live on FuboTV . Now, they are in complete control of their first-round Eastern Conference series against the top-seeded Boston Celtics .

by | April 22, 2017 | 12:11

But even if there wasn't much harm to Pedroia, don't think for a second that the Red Sox will excuse what they perceive to be a foul by Machado. Bundy gave up a leadoff single in each of the first three innings, and each time he avoided damage with a double-play ball.

by | April 22, 2017 | 12:10

It also marked the third time Westbrook scored 50 points in a triple-double this season. The loss eliminated Denver from playoff contention, which also shows Westbrook's ruthless nature. Westbrook almost had his 10th assist with two minutes left in the third quarter but Enes Kanter lost the handle going up for the basket and Westbrook took a seat until the fourth quarter.

by | April 22, 2017 | 12:09

On top of that, Tony Pulis has an outstanding record against Liverpool, having never lost a home game against them, which comes from his spells with Stoke, Crystal Palace, and now West Brom . Firmino crossed for Coutinho, who sent a hard shot wide at the far-post. Firmino found the breakthrough with nearly the last touch of the first half, when Lucas's flick-on found the Brazilian on the far post for a simple header.

by | April 22, 2017 | 11:59

This is a day to show support for the lifesaving benefits of organ, eye and tissue donation while celebrating those who have given the gift of life. Donna Hansen and her family and friends have participated in the Run/Walk since 2005. Barnabas Hospital are encouraging New Yorkers to sign up to be organ donors. The 2017 National Donate Life Month (NDLM) art uses pinwheels to tell the donation story.

by | April 22, 2017 | 11:47

While that is likely the main reason Brady did not make the trip to the White House , his wife presented another theory with a Wednesday tweet that she has since deleted. The organization said 34 players visited the White House Wednesday. There is another crowd size comparison-and subsequent controversy-between President Donald Trump and his predecessor, Barack Obama.

by | April 22, 2017 | 11:35

Edmonton center Connor McDavid , the NHL's leading scorer in the regular season, had one assist in his playoff debut to extend his point streak to 15 games. Edmonton was 0-for-3 on the power play, and is 1-for-6 in the series. Letestu promptly passed it to a streaking Kassian, who barreled in alone and fired a wrist shot low past Jones' blocker.

by | April 22, 2017 | 11:31

It's insane". Next up for the Braves are these same Padres, at 1:35 PM. Manager Brian Snitker said the hard-throwing right-hander is "feeling great and ready to go", but no word when he'll come off the DL. Quackenbush pitched a scoreless inning against the Braves on Friday in his only appearance after being recalled from El Paso. At the time, Braves Club President John Schuerholz said that Turner Field , where the team played from 1997 until the end of last season, needed "hundreds of ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 11:25

All of those numbers were above his season averages, which meant he escalated his game due to the circumstances. Only three have come back to win. Chicago is a team that seems capable of making this a series . Butler finished with 30 points and 9 boards while Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo combined for 23 points and 12 assists. The Bulls are 5-2 SU and 7-0 ATS in their past seven games when pegged as an underdog of five or more points, with four of those outright victories coming on the road.

by | April 22, 2017 | 11:22

The patch of real estate under the basket was all theirs, all game. Blake Griffin scored 26 points and Chris Paul added 25 points and 11 assists for the Clippers, whose seven-game winning streak ended with their first loss since March 26 against Sacramento.

by | April 22, 2017 | 11:18

Zlatan Ibrahimovic opened the scoring with a powerful strike from the edge of the box shortly before Sebastian Larsson saw red for a risky tackle on Ander Herrera. The result saw United move within four points of fourth-placed Manchester City and within six of third-placed Liverpool with two games in hand. Sunderland are likely to appeal the red card shown to midfielder Seb Larsson, but manager David Moyes was keen not to use the loss of the Sweden worldwide before half-time as an excuse ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 11:05

The Clippers' resurgence ended when the series returned to Utah, with the Jazz winning Game 5, 98-89. Fortunately, after an MRI on Sunday, it was revealed that there was no ligament damage in Gobert's knee. In the regular season, injuries, depending on the severity, are manageable-teams do whatever it takes to have their rosters at full strength come playoff time.

by | April 22, 2017 | 11:03

Thomas, grieving the death of his sister in a vehicle accident last week, rejoined the team after spending time with his family in Tacoma, Wash. If Washington is able to win twice more against the Hawks, then they'll be slated to play the victor of the Chicago-Boston series .

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:59

W. had taken out a loan of "several tens of thousands of euros" days before the attack and bought a large number of so-called put options, betting on a drop in Dortmund's share price, she said. Bartra later underwent surgery on his arm and wrist, but reassured fans on Instagram the next day that he was doing " much better ". Three purported claims of responsibility stating a radical Islamist motive were found at the scene, on paper bearing no fingerprints, prosecutors said.

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:55

Having finished third in the league previous year, Spurs now lie second behind Chelsea as they chase their first title since 1961. It's not a simple situation - a semi-final in a great competition and then after two-and-a-half days you have to play Southampton, who have rested for 10 days.

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:51

Dortmund went close to dragging themselves back into the contest when the reinvigorated Nuri Sahin bent a free kick around the Monaco wall but could only see it come back off the post. Before kick-off, the home fans showed solidarity by unveiling a banner which read: " BVB: You Will Never Walk Alone" as the anthem played out around the Stade Louis II .

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:49

While they've outshot the Bruins , and are almost equal in shot attempts, many of those shots have come outside the home plate area (widely considered to be the danger zone), which isn't good enough when facing a goalie of Rask's calibre. The victor of Game 3 takes a 2-1 series lead into Wednesday night's Game 4. They were down three goals, they had nothing to lose and they went for it and scored two quick goals.

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:46

Guys were struggling to make shots and playing individually, and as the story of the year has been for them, it dictated the other side of the floor. Cleveland's outside shooting got worse in the second quarter, connecting on just 33 percent of its shots.

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:43

The Leafs can clinch their first playoff berth since 2013 - and first in a full season in 13 years - if they can somehow beat the defending Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday evening. Van Riemsdyk gained control of the puck by batting down Bozak's pass with one hand on his stick as he crossed the blue line. That the Capitals have had some great results recently against both teams.

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:42

What will be important to take care of against the Rockets? "We have to protect the 3-point line". Another landmark for James comes Saturday in Game 1 against in, when he makes his 200th playoff appearance. So is Wednesday's season-closing home game against Denver. Markieff Morris, 448 regular-season games. At least 11 players for the Thunder are "rotation ready", or guys who have seen major minutes on a consistent basis over the past few months.

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:41

On Wednesday, the Warriors were also without the lengthy, cerebral Shaun Livingston, and they still displayed defensive dominance against the explosive Blazers' backcourt. Maurice Harkless led the team in scoring with 15 points, Damian Lillard scored 12 points, CJ McCollum had 11 points while Shabazz Napier chipped in with 10 points but this game was a foregone conclusion after the third quarter where they scored just 12 points which was their lowest point total in any quarter this season.

by | April 22, 2017 | 10:36

In the first game at China Basin since that night, Moore held the Diamondbacks to a run on two hits in eight innings. Moore only needed 93 pitches to get through his eight innings and really the only blemish was a solo home run by Yasmany Tomas.