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by | April 20, 2017 | 21:09

New England Patriots running back and former Wisconsin Badger, James White , who scored three touchdowns in their Super Bowl win over Atlanta, has reached agreement on a three-year contract extension with the team. His play over the course of the year and through the playoff run was crucial, and the Patriots took notice. However, White retained his role and finished the season with 166 rushing yards, 551 receiving yards and five receiving touchdowns.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:08

The Brazilian attacker put in a strong showing, setting the tone with and without the ball for Liverpool, and nearly everything good on display for the Reds on Sunday afternoon involved Firmino, who has stepped up his game in the absence of Sadio Mané, Adam Lallana, and Jordan Henderson.

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:05

Earlier today following Mallya's arrest, the Scotland Yard issued a statement saying that the absconding businessman was arrested on behalf of the Indian authorities in relation to accusations of fraud . "Mallya extradition will act as an important test case", the source said. "Officers from the Metropolitan Police's Extradition Unit this morning arrested a man on an extradition warrant".

by | April 20, 2017 | 21:03

New Zealand, the current world champions and top-ranked team, haven't lost a three-test series since 1994. The mind games are already underway ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand despite the opening match of their ten game tour still over a month away.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:56

Not even President Donald J. Trump, ostensibly the man who is supposed to be leading the Navy that the USS Carl Vinson belongs to, seems to know what's going on with it. Ever since the US Navy third fleet announced a diversion of Carl Vinson from Australia to the Western Pacific on April 9, the Trump administration has appeared to suggest that the ship is heading toward the Korean Peninsula to counter North Korea's nuclear and missile threat.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:54

Defending champion Spieth held a five-shot with nine holes to play in 2016 and looked certain to become only the fourth player, after Jack Nicklaus, Nick Faldo and Tiger Woods, to win back-to-back Masters titles. "So we are all dressed in light color trousers and blue sweaters, so I can see why they might have made the mistake". World number eight Fowler putted solidly on his way to a hard-fought one-under-par 71, while Moore responded to the grief of losing his grandmother earlier this week ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:53

The Warriors were led by Curry, who went 6-of-18 for 19 points, six rebounds and six assists in 32 minutes. It's because, for all the hype about jump-shooting, the identity of this team - for years - has been forged at the other end of the court.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:50

Still, I'm going to have a smile on my face until the end of the season. For Griezmann , a win that would help Atletico strengthen its hold on third place and an automatic Champions League berth is a matter of collective faith. "You need to go forward, in football there's no time to mourn and also the match against Bayern is just another closing as we attempt to attain the last four".

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:47

Last week didn't go the way that Barca initially hoped it would and they fell 3-0 to the Italian Champions and are in another sticky situation tonight, in need of a big 3-0 to send things to extra time, or a 4-0 to advance to the semifinals.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:40

The win ended a frightful week which saw Barca lose 2-0 in Malaga and 3-0 away to Juventus, but even the three points couldn't disguise the feeling of decline. Spain global Isco offered a sublime demonstration of his value to Real Madrid with two excellent goals in the 3-2 win at Sporting . He has had a hand in nine goals (seven goals and two assists) in his last eight Liga starts and has scored nine in total - equalling his best-ever return in the top flight (nine, with Malaga, in ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:39

For the first time ever, the Cavaliers got 25-plus points in a game from each of LeBron James , Kyrie Irving , and Kevin Love . Kyrie Irving got torched frequently by Jeff Teague , who finished with 23 points on just 12 shots. "We just need Shump to stay focused and understand the task at hand and I think he did a good job of that tonight". Maybe that spark will ignite a larger fire in the defending champions, who allowed a big lead in the fourth quarter to almost disappear again ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:36

In the first half, he just about managed to get a fingertip to push Karim Benzema's looping header onto the crossbar, before then denying Wales forward Gareth Bale at point-blank range as well as producing superb stops to beat away goal-bound efforts from both France forward Benzema and then Ronaldo.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:32

This means evidence submitted during Hernandez's criminal trial can not be used in civil trials against his estate. Aaron Hernandez's apparent suicide has an inmate advocacy group calling for more mental health services in MA prisons. In 2003, the child molestation conviction of a former Roman Catholic priest was vacated after he was killed in prison. Details of the suicide still are coming to light, but both the Massachusetts State Police and the Worcester Country District Attorney's ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:31

Perhaps Gatland's most controversial selection decision was to overlook England captain Dylan Hartley, picking instead Hartley's under-study at global level Jamie George, as well as Rory Best and Ken Owens for the hooker slots. Warburton resigned as Wales captain, with lock Alun Wyn Jones leading the side in the Six Nations. "A lot of teams arrive in New Zealand and, I saw this in 2011 (at the World Cup), they weren't prepared for the stuff off the field".

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:30

The game started so promising for the Sharks, who welcomed back future Hall of Fame center Joe Thornton to the lineup. Then a power play that had been worse than worthless in the first three games (scoring once in 14 chances while giving up two shorthanded goals) joined the fight at 11:02 on Couture's first of the series.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:24

Though the Washington Capitals won the first game of this first round matchup of the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs, the Caps needed overtime to get the job done. Zaitseve was a minutes-eater all season for Toronto, and his offensive vision could make things even harder for a Capitals team potentially missing defenseman Karl Alzner.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:19

Russell Westbrook has played in all 80 games to this point, averaging a triple-double per game and surpassing Oscar Robertson's record with 42 triple-doubles in a single season. This was Westbrook's third 50-plus-point triple-double of the season - another record - and his eighth with at least 40 points. Sabonis missed another short jumper with 5:39 left that would have given Westbrook the record.

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:09

Liverpool player ratings: Mignolet 8; Clyne 6, Matip 7, Lovren 6, Milner 6; Wijnaldum 7, Lucas 7, Can 8; Origi 7, Firmino 8, Coutinho 7. We don't play them anymore, so that means we have to do our job as good as possible. The result provided the visitors with their first clean sheet since the 2-0 victory over Tottenham on February 11 and, given there had been so much focus on West Brom's lethalness in the air and from set-pieces, it made the manner of the decisive goal all the more ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:04

The Brazilian's teammate Dani Alves, who was transferred to Juventus last summer, was seen consoling Neymar by telling him that this is just the way football is and he must keep his emotions aside in situations like these. At the Camp Nou, they showed off their more traditional attributes. Barcelona's front three produced very little against a resolute Juventus defense and bow out quietly from the UEFA Champions League .

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:00

We have to give our absolute maximum. A contribution from Lionel Messi would be helpful, too. "And when we relax a little bit, we have to start attacking again", he said. Other live viewing options can be found here, and as always, you can also follow along with us live and all the stupid things we say on Twitter . A brace from Paulo Dybala and a goal from Giorgio Chiellini put Juventus on the brink of a last-four place, but they would have been well aware of their opponents' ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 20:00

Jonathan Toews said that can go a long way. Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby tied his career high with 47 saves in Game 2 only to be matched saved for save by Frederik Andersen. "I don't know if I was nervous or what I was, but I just felt like I was just getting rid of the puck when I had it", Schmaltz said after practice. Defenseman Mattias Ekholm set up the goal with a terrific stretch pass from behind center ice.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:57

Bottas not only lost out to race victor Sebastian Vettel but also Lewis Hamilton and was twice asked to move over for his Mercedes team-mate who showed superior pace. "Ferrari did a better job in Bahrain, so I'm leaving with a bit of a odd feeling because I don't know why the pace was so poor". "You practise, and practise, and practise, and you only have 20 opportunities and when you f*** it up, man, it is painful".

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:53

Allen was the star of the first two games. - Not including the Flames/Ducks game 2, the top 5 players in shots have zero goals. "You win one game and it's wonderful what that can do", Boudreau said. The Predators are singing a sweet tune on their way home to Music City, threatening to play the Chicago Blackhawks right out of the postseason. Blues superstar Vladimir Tarasenko has no goals and two assists in the best-of-seven series, yet the Wild are still on the ropes, trailing 3-0.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:51

We had a good foundation - Chris (Gayle) at the beginning and Virat (Kohli ) after that - but I just think we did not score enough runs. In his absence, Shane Watson led the side but the captain refused to comment on his captaincy style but said he learnt a few things and that the Australian did a good job.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:46

Amid worrying signs that North Korea might test a missile before the Day of the Sun (birthday of founding leader Kim Il-sung) on April 15, the U.S. had apparently dispatched the USS Carl Vinson to the Korean Peninsula as a show of force. Days later, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters that the Carl Vinson was "on her way up there". In an interview that aired April 12, President Trump said the United States was sending ships.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:41

Mike Babcock must want to keep Matt Hunwick and Rielly together on the Leafs top defensive pairing for game three. He also averaged 3:03 of penalty killing ice-time per-game. The game ended 5-4 courtesy of a Tyler Bozak goal with 26.5 seconds remaining in the third period and Andersen on the bench in favour of an extra skater.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:38

The 19-year-old initially returned to the contest in the third period with a full-face shield before he was forced to exit as his vision was impacted by the swelling around his eye. The Penguins rally was led offensively by two unlikely candidates. Hornqvist struck for Pittsburgh during a power play 6:43 in the second. Ten minutes later, Phil Kessel passed the puck out to Hainsey to the far right and he beat a shielded Bobrovsky from a severe angle.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:33

You never once complained. But at nine years old, I definitely was not going to school and working on a farm and playing sports and doing all sorts of other stuff. "Do you wanna do it?" The video has melted the hearts of thousands online since Himes posted it on April 16. "And his thankfulness wasn't a surprise".

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:30

After Game 1 , everyone should be happy about at least one thing: Bobby Portis . At rear is Bull's guard Rajon. "It's just his competitive edge", Raptors coach Dwane Casey said. That changed quickly, though, as the Bulls responded with a 20-4 run. Due to their inability to finish plays, Boston's opponents averaged 44.5 rebounds a night with 10.8 coming on the offensive glass.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:27

Cam Talbot has given up eight goals on 107 shots faced and Laurent Brossoit has allowed two goals on eight shots. The Sharks know they're going to be surrounded by friendly faces when they return to SAP Center on Sunday with their best-of-seven playoff series against Edmonton reduced to a best-of-five.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:13

Outgoing boss Enrique believes his side need to hit at least five goals past Juventus to reach the semi-finals in what could be his last European game for the current La Liga champions. On Sunday there's another big match, and we'll go there to compete and try and win. Things looked good, then bleak again as they only led 3-1 in the second-leg going into the dying minutes, needing three more goals quickly to progress.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:10

The Germany midfielder fired home a 71st-minute victor to finally kill off battling Boro, who had dragged themselves back into the game when Alvaro Negredo cancelled out Alexis Sanchez's first-half free-kick five minutes after the restart. Match of the Day host Lineker posted on his personal Twitter account calling for Wenger to put pen to paper with the Gunners, with fans undecided on whether they want him to stay or go.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:08

Manager Luis Enrique also praised Juventus for denying his side but felt Barcelona perhaps deserved a win on the night. "We fought until the very end", he told a post-match press conference. Barca coach Luis Enrique had said before the game that his side would attempt to overturn the 3-0 deficit from the first leg until the very last minute of the return leg in front of their own fans and he was true to his word.

by | April 20, 2017 | 19:05

Terry looks set to sign out in style, too, with Chelsea now four-points clear at the top of the Premier League table with just six games remaining. Terry will leave Chelsea at the age of 36 having captained the Blues through their most successful period.

by | April 20, 2017 | 18:47

However, he was unable to play in overtime because his vision was impacted by the swelling of his eye. Now, surely one team can win the next three games and that series could end just as fast as the Penguins and Blue Jackets. The Blue Jackets led 3-2 entering the third and scored just 27 seconds into the period. "No matter what period we're in, we have to have the puck more", Tortorella said.