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Buffalo Sabres fire Tim Murray, Dan Bylsma Buffalo Sabres fire Tim Murray, Dan Bylsma
- April 21, 2017

Murray, however, noted that the ultimate decision on Bylsma and his own future rested with owner Terry Pegula. After finishing 35-36-11 last season, the Sabres took a step back this past year. With Sean McDermott taking over for the fired Rex Ryan at the end of last season, the NFL's Bills are on their third coach since Terry and Kim Pegula purchased the franchise in October 2014. (more...)
Paul Millsap: Wizards playing MMA in Game 1 win
- April 20, 2017

He went up against Millsap most of the game and had a dunk off the ally oop during the Wizards' big third quarter when they went on a 20-7 run. It may not have felt like it, but Atlanta actually outscored the Wizards in second chance points (18-8). (more...)
UFC 210 Corner Audio Reveals Anthony Johnson Appearing To Ignore Coach UFC 210 Corner Audio Reveals Anthony Johnson Appearing To Ignore Coach
- April 20, 2017

He offered little in the way of reaction as Johnson opted to wrestle Cormier and despite landing a flurry of combinations in the opening stages of the fight, "Rumble" was submitted in the second round. "The thing about the whole Jones thing, I'll fight Jon Jones". He has found consistent success in the cage as well, entering UFC 210 with a 12-1 record in the cage over the last five years. (more...)
Harden has 37 points, Rockets rout Thunder, Westbrook 118-87 Harden has 37 points, Rockets rout Thunder, Westbrook 118-87
- April 20, 2017

Dominating the paint was obviously the game plan drawn up by Doc Rivers for Game 2 , especially after his team failed to capitalize on Gobert's absence in the series opener. Ingles had the defensive job on Clippers' shooter JJ Redick , who only had six field goal attempts, missed three of them and managed seven points. (more...)
Russell's HR caps 4-run 9th as Cubs top Brewers 7-4 Russell's HR caps 4-run 9th as Cubs top Brewers 7-4
- April 20, 2017

Travis Shaw went 3 for 4 with a homer and three RBIs for Milwaukee. The Brewers claimed a 2-0 lead in the opening inning off Lackey. Adam Rosales hit a game-tying two-run homer in the Athletics' four-run sixth inning, Khris Davis had a go-ahead sacrifice fly and Ryon Healy added a pinch RBI single. (more...)
VA working with CVS to reduce vets' wait times VA working with CVS to reduce vets' wait times
- April 20, 2017

Trump signed a law extending the pilot "Veterans Choice" program , which allows some veterans to receive healthcare from local doctors and hospitals closer to their homes than the VA's 150 hospitals and almost 1,000 outpatient clinics. But bureaucratic problems have prevented many veterans from using the program. Congress would have to approve any changes to the VA health system. Reform is on the way to the US Department of Veterans Affairs , as Trump signed a new executive order this ... (more...)
Four Loco: NHL plays 4 OT playoff games in insane night
- April 20, 2017

It was only a few years ago that the Los Angeles Kings were down 3-0 to the San Jose Sharks and went on to win that series and then the Stanley Cup . The Blackhawks fell just short of it in 2011. "I'm pissed off", Seabrook said. In Game 3 on Monday night, Kane began to take control and had the puck on his stick far more often than in the opening two games of the series. (more...)
Penn State to host several NCAA championships Penn State to host several NCAA championships
- April 20, 2017

The PPL Center opened in September 2014 and is the home of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms of the American Hockey League. Congratulations to Sandy Barbour and the athletic department for gaining the program and university this great opportunity. (more...)
Derek Jeter, Jeb Bush reportedly join forces for Miami Marlins bid Derek Jeter, Jeb Bush reportedly join forces for Miami Marlins bid
- April 20, 2017

Bush and Jeter, who were previously in the market for the National League club, have strong competition from NY financier and Quogue Capital manager Wayne Rothbaum . Jeter carries obvious baseball cachet and Jeb's brother George W. was a well-liked part-owner of the Texas Rangers for a number of years. " Derek Jeter's name probably comes up a lot", Yankees manager Joe Girardi said in response to the initial reports that Jeter was interested in purchasing the Marlins. (more...)
Puck punch flattens Blue Jackets player in National Hockey League playoffs loss
- April 20, 2017

Louis. It was confirmed on Monday morning that Werenski suffered a facial fracture when he blocked the shot, and he's out for the remainder of the postseason as a result. He still has not played a lights-out game all series, which has to make the Penguins feel good despite the loss. He let in multiple soft goals again, something that has been a theme for him this series, as well as his entire playoff career. (more...)
Patriots star Malcolm Buter signs restricted free agent tender Patriots star Malcolm Buter signs restricted free agent tender
- April 20, 2017

Brown was asked at his pre-draft press conference if the team plans to trade for a veteran quarterback? "Anything that we do, we're always going to do what we think is in the best interest of our football team, and that's how we approach it", Caserio said, via The Boston Herald . (more...)
Aaron Hernandez Found Dead in Prison at Age 27 Aaron Hernandez Found Dead in Prison at Age 27
- April 20, 2017

Hernandez was serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. He says Hernandez would have been transferred to a mental health unit if there was any concern about his well-being. Here is the full statement from the Department of Corrections. The two men were fatally shot in their auto at a stoplight shortly after leaving a Boston nightclub, and had allegedly gotten into a fight with Aaron earlier in the night. (more...)
Irving scores 37, Cavs hold on to beat Pacers 117-111
- April 19, 2017

Kevin Love (27) and LeBron James (25) got their side home 117-111 after nearly blowing an 18-point lead in the final term when the Pacers inched to within four. Kevin Love scored 15 of his 17 points in the first half and finished with just four rebounds. While Teague can score effectively, the only other player on the roster (short of Al Jefferson , who would allow the Cavs to shoot 70% instead of a lowly 60%) who has shown explosive abilities is Myles Turner . (more...)
Caron Butler thinks Tony Romo 'definitely' could have played pro hoops
- April 19, 2017

Still, Romo's appearance during warmups packed the house in what was otherwise going to be another meaningless game. He was introduced in the starting lineup before the game, and honored by the words Rick Carlisle and Dirk Nowitzki, giving the Dallas Cowboys ex QB a special kind of send off that perhaps no other professional athlete has experienced. (more...)
Carmelo and La La Anthony Reportedly Split After 7 Years of Marriage
- April 19, 2017

The pair married in a televised ceremony in July 2010 and they share 10-year-old son Kiyan . Despite Carmelo's trade rumors, the couple do not want to uproot Kiyan , 10, from his NY school. However, stress in Carmelo Anthony's National Basketball Association career may have caused problems in their relationship as the Knicks struggle to improve while the three-time Olympic gold medalist's no-trade clause limits the team's ability to make roster changes. (more...)
Palace recovers to hold Leicester 2-2 and boost survival bid
- April 19, 2017

The Eagles were 2-0 down to the Premier League champions shortly after the interval, but goals from Yohan Cabaye and Benteke secured a precious point. The Belgian worldwide was denied, however, when Kasper Schmeichel raced off his line to close down the angle and the striker saw his close-range shot deflect to safety off the legs of the Leicester keeper. (more...)
Ramsey: Concentration key in top four chase
- April 19, 2017

Wenger fielded a three-man central defence for the first time in 20 years as manager, and while the new formation was not wholly convincing, Arsenal secured their first Premier League away win since January 14. We were a bit over cautious in situations. We knew we needed to win. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain admits performances have not been up to scratch of late and was relieved to get back to winning ways. (more...)
Tip-in by Ryan lifts Senators over Bruins 4-3 in overtime
- April 19, 2017

Interim coach Bruce Cassidy called the goal and ensuing result "demoralizing and disappointing. there's probably a lot more words, but they called it". That goal was rapidly followed by Derick Brassard's second goal in as many games. Boston Bruins left wing David Pastrnak (88) is congratulated after his goal during the second period in Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Boston , Monday, April 17, 2017. (more...)
Spurs beat Grizzlies, take 2-0 series lead Spurs beat Grizzlies, take 2-0 series lead
- April 19, 2017

On Saturday, they lost 111-82 after leading early initially. At one point they lead by as much as 26 points. However, they almost blew an 18-point lead in the fourth as the Pacers got within four before Cleveland closed it out at the line. (more...)
Moreland's 2-run single leads Red Sox over Rays 7-5
- April 19, 2017

What is unique about the game is the 11:05 a.m. ET start time , the earliest scheduled game of the season. Andrew Benintendi (two RBIs) and Mookie Betts (RBI) made Tampa Bay pay with back-to-back singles to give the Sox a 4-2 lead. Ramirez was on the field signing autographs for a while about 30 minutes before the first pitch . Ramirez reached on a walk and ran hard to second, taking the turn before he came up limping. (more...)
San Antonio Game Two San Antonio Game Two
- April 18, 2017

The bench gave the Grizzlies nothing in Game 1 , rendering Gasol's playoff-high 32 points a mere aside. Point guard Mike Conley finished with 13 points after scoring 10 in the first quarter, and didn't have a point in the second half. After splitting the season series 2-2, many people may guess that the series is undecided. The Grizzlies insist they are ready for Game 2 , regardless of what transpired during the first 48 minutes of this series . (more...)
More to life than football says Borussia Dortmund's Nuri Sahin More to life than football says Borussia Dortmund's Nuri Sahin
- April 17, 2017

And they will have to do so again on Saturday, when Eintracht Frankfurt visits in the Bundesliga. Speaking after Dortmund lost the replayed game 3-2 on Wednesday night, German boss Thomas Tuchel insisted he and his team were unhappy at the lack of consultation regarding the restaging of the fixture. (more...)
Boyd, Avila lead Tigers past Indians 4-1 for series win Boyd, Avila lead Tigers past Indians 4-1 for series win
- April 17, 2017

Justin Verlander had one of his worst. Cleveland went 14-4 against Detroit previous year as it won the AL Central. "It's tough to say not to dwell on this, but I've been around long enough to know you can't go getting all depressed over one start", Verlander said. (more...)
Firmino wins it for Liverpool at West Brom Firmino wins it for Liverpool at West Brom
- April 17, 2017

The Brazil forward headed home at a free kick in first-half stoppage time to lift Liverpool back above Manchester City into third place. Former Tottenham striker and Match Of The Day host Lineker saw the irony in West Brom conceding from a set-piece in added time at the end of the first half. (more...)
Bastia Fans Swarm Pitch, Attack Lyon Players During Warmups Bastia Fans Swarm Pitch, Attack Lyon Players During Warmups
- April 17, 2017

Bastia fans ran onto the pitch and attempted to get at the Lyon players before kick off. A statement from the French Football League (LFP) read: "Following the new incident at the end of the first period, the LFP made a decision to stop SC Bastia / Olympique Lyonnais". (more...)