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NFL officiating chief Dean Blandino resigns NFL officiating chief Dean Blandino resigns
- April 15, 2017

The 45-year-old Blandino has young children and the demands of his job have limited the time he has spent with them and his wife. More likely, he would be silent if it was an internal ESPN move and a future colleague. He directed instant replay clinics for the National Football League and NCAA and served as a liaison to the NFL's competition committee. Pereira is a Fox analyst and essentially created a new platform for former officiating executives to pursue. (more...)
Alonso to miss Monaco for the Indy 500
- April 14, 2017

The Spaniard - who wants to complete a Triple Crown with victories in the Indy 500 and Le Mans 24 Hours to go with his two Monaco Grand Prix wins - insists his one-off appearance will not detract from the remainder of the Formula One season. (more...)
AC Milan sold to Chinese consortium AC Milan sold to Chinese consortium
- April 14, 2017

AC Milan is finally under new ownership. "I offer them my most cordial wishes and hope they achieve many more extraordinary feats than we did", added Berlusconi. What I want to say to them is that - although today I leave this position - I will forever be AC Milan's first fan, the team my father taught me to love when I was a child, the dream that we made come true together. (more...)
Annual Easter Egg Hunt Rescheduled For Thursday
- April 14, 2017

Saturday at Buell Park. There will also be make-and-take crafts. You can do just a race, just the egg hunt, or both. The victor of the Easter egg hunt will be presented with four free annual passes to the World of Country Life, Exmouth, worth more than £150. (more...)
Fit-Again Virat Kohli Announces Date of His RCB Return
- April 14, 2017

Kohli , who has been out of action after injuring himself during India-Australia third Test, will lead RCB against Mumbai Indians at home. Bangalore have suffered two losses in their first three games in the competition. Presence of Virat Kohli, who smashed four centuries in last season of IPL, will surely boost the team's confidence as they will look forward to a drive to the winning track. (more...)
After firing GM, Magic interested in hiring Grant Hill, report says After firing GM, Magic interested in hiring Grant Hill, report says
- April 14, 2017

The Magic converted six of 10 from 3-point range in the first quarter to help them take a commanding 21-point lead going into the second quarter.The 19,458 in attendance at Amway Center was announced as the largest home crowd in Magic history. (more...)
1st Woman Gets Scholarship to Play Div 1st Woman Gets Scholarship to Play Div
- April 14, 2017

Longo committed to Adams State earlier this spring and then was honored in a signing celebration of all scholarship athletes at her high school on Wednesday. Adams State had a 2-8 record last season and was 5-8 in field goal attempts. And Longo won't just be playing on the field for the Grizzlies. She kicked in front of the coaching staff, which earned her an offer. (more...)
Wells Fargo Johnson Golf Wells Fargo Johnson Golf
- April 14, 2017

Johnson indicated previously that he hoped to return at the Wells Fargo Championship, and barring any setbacks over the next couple weeks he will do just that. Johnson, whose fiancée, Paulina Gretzky, is pregnant with the couple's second child , said then he had planned to take three weeks off following the Masters. (more...)
Montgomery impresses in debut as Yanks rally past Rays 8-4 Montgomery impresses in debut as Yanks rally past Rays 8-4
- April 14, 2017

The Yankees are on a three-game winning streak after opening the season with four losses in five games. Judge homered for the third straight game when he drove a 1-1 pitch from Erasmo Ramirez well over the wall in center field and onto the netting above Monument Park. (more...)
Bulls, Pacers grab last 2 spots in NBA playoffs
- April 14, 2017

The Chicago Bulls and Indiana Pacers wrapped up the final two spots in the Eastern Conference playoffs with victories on the last day of the regular season Wednesday night. "It was such an honor to be around a group like this", Spoelstra said. CLEVELAND - Jonas Valanciunas made his first career three-pointer and the Toronto Raptors closed the regular season with a victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. (more...)
IPL 2017: MI vs SRH - Star of the Match - Nitish Rana IPL 2017: MI vs SRH - Star of the Match - Nitish Rana
- April 13, 2017

Having opened the bowling, Harbhajan came back to break the opening partnership by dislodging David Warner (49) and next man Deepak Hooda. The real gain for the Sunrisers Hyderabad is the young Afghan entrant Rashid Khan - 5 wickets in two matches - with a knack for finding important breakthroughs at the right point of the game. (more...)
Argentina fires coach Bauza Argentina fires coach Bauza
- April 13, 2017

Edgardo Bauza formally farewelled the national team, not before insisting Argentina will qualify for next year's World Cup in Russian Federation. Bauza has overseen a downturn in results and performances at Argentina , who now sit outside the qualification spots for the 2018 World Cup. (more...)
Brantley Walks Off Tribe To Opening Day Win
- April 13, 2017

Taking the White Sox burned me yesterday, but in my defense, there were times yesterday where the Sox looked like they'd take it and they showed that they are more than capable of holding the Indians offense in check. Both players will return to Double-A Akron on Wednesday to resume their injury rehab assignments. Also, for Brantley, you couldn't have asked for a better first game back in Cleveland. (more...)
Wil Myers hits for cycle as Padres beat Rockies 5-3 Wil Myers hits for cycle as Padres beat Rockies 5-3
- April 13, 2017

Rookie centerfielder Manuel Margot let off the game with a home run, the 2nd time in five games he's gone deep to start a game. Sure enough, he tripled. Senzatela gave up two hits through five innings. Chatwood was 3-0 in four starts against San Diego last season, putting up a 3.76 ERA and walking nine while striking out 21 in 26 1/3 innings. (more...)
Verstappen passes 9 cars in one lap in masterful China race Verstappen passes 9 cars in one lap in masterful China race
- April 12, 2017

Max at that stage seemed happy with his auto than Daniel and for the first time in the race they started to race each other and Max made a good pass with Daniel giving him enough space on lap 11, 12 and thereafter Max was able to chase after Lewis but as the circuit dried out, the performance advantage that Mercedes had shone through. (more...)
Fowler, Hoffman Edge Ahead at Sun-Drenched Masters
- April 12, 2017

Spain's Sergio Garcia ended almost two decades of major disappointment when he beat England's Justin Rose in a playoff to win the Masters on Sunday, donning the Green Jacket on the 60th birthday of his hero, the late Seve Ballesteros. And Rickie Fowler, who will "be all up for it tomorrow". You still need to play smart when you have to. After starting the day with five consecutive pars, Spieth kick-started his round with a run of three birdies in four holes before the turn - the highlight ... (more...)
United States to benefit most from 2026 World Cup bid United States to benefit most from 2026 World Cup bid
- April 12, 2017

As Qatar and Russian Federation are the two previous hosts of the tournament, no Asian team are allowed bid to host the 2026 tournament, while it's unlikely that a European association will do so either. "And that was in the last couple of days that we were given further encouragement on that". The last time Federation Internationale de Football Association chose hosts for men's World Cups the decision was mired in controversy. (more...)
Kuchar gives Masters hole-in-one ball to young fan Kuchar gives Masters hole-in-one ball to young fan
- April 12, 2017

After Kuchar retrieved the ball, he signed it and handed it to Lockaby. There are few sweeter feelings in golf than hitting a hole-in-one. On the same hole that Shane Lowry hit an ace past year, Kuchar hit the flawless tee-shot and when it landed on the green it looked like it was magnetised towards the cup. (more...)
Steve Fisher retiring as SDSU basketball coach Steve Fisher retiring as SDSU basketball coach
- April 12, 2017

Jeff Goodman of ESPN confirmed the news . Dutcher was named head coach in waiting in August 2011. Former University of MI coach Steve Fisher has retired from coaching. "Coach Fisher could coach any sport and make them do well", said SDSU senior soccer player, Greg Norris. At the age of 72 Fisher was at a point where he was contemplating retirement for the last few years after discussing the subject with his wife Angie. (more...)
Five Biggest Takeaways From UFC 210
- April 11, 2017

Weidman (13-3), who was crouching forward, attempted to place both hands on the ground, thus making it illegal for Mousasi to land a knee or kick. It all happened in the second round when Mousasi fired off a pair of knees that blasted Weidman in the head and referee Dan Miragliotta stopped the fight while declaring the second strike as illegal. (more...)
Justin Rose hails Masters battle with Sergio Garcia Justin Rose hails Masters battle with Sergio Garcia
- April 11, 2017

His putt to win it all burned the edge of the hole in tantalizing fashion, leading to a playoff, which he lost. Best of all were the multiple replays of Garcia's winning shot, framed on all sides including from behind the bunker. The lead stayed at two. "That little two-shot swing there was kind of when he was back in the tournament", Rose said. "I feel if he misses there I'm full clear and looking at Thomas Pieters and Matt Kuchar ". (more...)
Star says Tottenham are not thinking about the title
- April 11, 2017

Spurs were in imperious mood at home and clobbered a poor Watford side with Dele Alli, Eric Dier and Heung-min Son giving the Lilywhites a 3-0 lead at the break. "In this stadium, when you fall two goals behind it's always tough - after that, we tried to stand up to them but it's hard", he told the Watford Observer. (more...)
McDavid is third-youngest to win Art Ross Trophy McDavid is third-youngest to win Art Ross Trophy
- April 11, 2017

Cam Talbot made 29 saves in his sixth straight start. With Edmonton enjoying a two-man advantage , Eberle tried to pass the puck across the ice, but it deflected off Canucks defenseman Luca Sbisa and beat Bachman. Overall, Edmonton played an outstanding game. "It's hard not to think about that", Canucks coach Willie Desjardins said of his job security. I would've bet you a doughnut that Talbot would've gotten the nod again as the Oilers were playing for the Division, but Brossoit ... (more...)
Sunderland boss David Moyes counting on Victor Anichebe to save their season Sunderland boss David Moyes counting on Victor Anichebe to save their season
- April 11, 2017

Sunderland have lost 22 times against Manchester United in the Premier League - against no side have they suffered more Premier League defeats (also 22 against Chelsea). The former Everton manager replaced Alex Ferguson at the end of the 2012-13 season, but didn't last up to a year, as his tenure was a disastrous one. (more...)
Allardyce factor the difference for Palace, says Townsend
- April 11, 2017

It has consequences on our top four chances. I think they are extremely disappointed and I can understand that, like we all are. Wenger will come under renewed pressure to make a public decision on his future but it increasingly feels as though it may not be on his own terms as discontent mixed with apathy - several thousand empty seats are visible at every home game now - corrodes Arsenal's campaign. (more...)