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Harvard Researchers Discover Second Declaration Manuscript
- April 24, 2017

The implication, Sneff and Allen said, is that the individual responsible for creating the second known copy of the Declaration of Independence believed in a strong national government rather than a weak federal system that left most of the governing to the states. (more...)
National Football League notebook: Raiders want answer on Lynch
- April 24, 2017

The Mercury News also points out that the 2017 NFL Draft is loaded with top-notch running backs with LSU's Leonard Fournette, Stanford's Christian McCaffrey, Florida State's Dalvin Cook, Tennessee's Alvin Kamara , and Oklahoma's Joe Mixon all likely to be available in the first two rounds. (more...)
New York Giants Will Have To Be Road Warriors In 2017 New York Giants Will Have To Be Road Warriors In 2017
- April 24, 2017

CBS gets two Cowboys games in 2017, November 5 against the Chiefs and the Thanksgiving game agaisnt the Chargers. The Cowboys have a tough opening schedule and a tough finishing schedule. The New York Giants face a hard schedule this season that includes four prime-time games, with three being on the road against quality competition. Those late afternoon national window games (either on CBS or Fox) can draw even higher audiences than Sunday Night Football and are a premier spot for the ... (more...)
Pedroia still ailing, Farrell complaining over Machado slide
- April 24, 2017

That marks the second starting infielder to leave with injury this weekend after Dustin Pedroia left Friday's game with an injured leg following a hard slide from Manny Machado. During the previous five seasons, the Orioles relied on great hitting to club their way into the playoffs. Maybe not. In the end, though, Machado's intentions probably don't matter, his actions serving only to make the Red Sox-Orioles rivalry even hotter. (more...)
Bulls guard Rajon Rondo out indefinitely with broken thumb
- April 24, 2017

In a best-case scenario, if Rondo is back in less than two weeks, he could return for the second round, if the Bulls can win two of their next five games against the Celtics . The Bulls also will have to make adjustments considering how thoroughly they got owned by Boston at the point guard position, so expect a lot more of Butler and Wade acting as playmakers. (more...)
Gatland stands by Lions selection Gatland stands by Lions selection
- April 23, 2017

Te'o himself was taken aback at his inclusion in the Lions squad, having only made his England debut past year, racking up eight appearances since, finding out he was going on tour after a training session with his Worcester Warriors side. Sixteen England players were selected in an enlarged touring party but New Zealand-born Hartley wasn't among them, despite recently leading his adopted country to a record-equalling run of 18 wins in tier-one test matches. (more...)
Mourinho relying on Rooney amid United's injury crisis
- April 23, 2017

In a crushing blow to Manchester United, star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been ruled out of the season. Sky Italia's Gianluca DiMarzio reports that Zlatan Ibrahimovic tore his ACL and PCL during Thursday's 2-1 Europa League victory over Anderlecht. (more...)
Andretti drivers enthusiastic about Alonso's Indy 500 run Andretti drivers enthusiastic about Alonso's Indy 500 run
- April 23, 2017

Alonso is visiting the IndyCar paddock this weekend to watch the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama on the Barber Motorsports Park road course. With Alonso set for his Indy debut, Ricciardo says he fully understands why the 35-year-old Spaniard has made the decision to go Stateside. (more...)
Tottenham boss Pochettino aware of Inter Milan Alderweireld rumours Tottenham boss Pochettino aware of Inter Milan Alderweireld rumours
- April 23, 2017

The Belgium worldwide, 28, has a contract worth a reported £50,000-a-week that runs until 2019, although Spurs have an option to extend it by a further 12 months. Lloris, 30, is still yet to win a league title in his career, and he admits that Pochettino, whom he has described as the best manager in the world, has kept him from joining one of Europe's elite clubs. (more...)
Hernandez family planning private funeral in Connecticut Hernandez family planning private funeral in Connecticut
- April 23, 2017

Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for the murder of Odin Lloyd, was found hanged in his MA prison cell. Yahoo is also reporting that suicide notes have been found in Hernandez's cell, though the outlet has not divulged the contents of the notes. (more...)
Stephen Curry explains why he's locked in but logged off Stephen Curry explains why he's locked in but logged off
- April 23, 2017

This is smart strategy from James as silly season reaches an all-time high during the playoffs each year as fans and pundits wildly overreact to single game outcomes. The Chef makes a ton of sense here, the playoffs can be a completely different animal than the regular season. The Warriors struggled in last year's postseason when Curry had trouble shooting, and the same could happen in a matchup against the Spurs in the Western Conference Finals. (more...)
Wall scores playoff-best 32 as Wizards beat Hawks in Game 1
- April 22, 2017

The lackluster play from backup point guard Malcolm Delaney has led head coach Mike Budenholzer to try Bazemore out in the position, but it has not gone as planned. Dwight Howard and other Atlanta players have a different perspective. More noteworthy: There were 29 personal fouls in the opening 24 minutes, 55 for the game. (more...)
Celtics Coach: If Smart made a gesture, 'it's unacceptable' Celtics Coach: If Smart made a gesture, 'it's unacceptable'
- April 22, 2017

Dwyane Wade returned earlier than expected on April 8 against the Brooklyn Nets to score 14 points, per NBA.com . Rondo, who spent 8 years in Boston to begin his career and also won a championship there in 2008, nearly notched a triple-double at TD Garden in Game 2. (more...)
Injury trouble mounts for Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho Injury trouble mounts for Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho
- April 22, 2017

Although he expressed his concern about the extent of the injuries suffered by Rojo and Ibrahimovic, Mourinho refrained from speculating on how long they might be sidelined, instead saying he would wait to see the results of their medical scans. (more...)
Michigan State player charged with criminal sexual conduct Michigan State player charged with criminal sexual conduct
- April 22, 2017

Robertson was the fourth player suspended from the MSU squad this year. Was arrested Jan 2016 on misdemeanor battery charge from Oct '15 incident at HS in Fort Wayne. Robertson is the only player so far to be publicly named. That player was immediately suspended on Sunday from all team activities as soon as we were notified of the situation. (more...)
Christian McCaffrey, Leonard Fournette 'both fit' our offense — Panthers GM Christian McCaffrey, Leonard Fournette 'both fit' our offense — Panthers GM
- April 22, 2017

How he fits: The Redskins could use an upgrade at running back. This is the first in a series of stories analyzing 15 players who could be good fits for Washington at that position. "Things are different. When I got in the league 30 years ago, we were getting guys that were literally plug-and-play". "And as you go through the draft, Marlon Mack is probably a three-down back", Mayock continued. (more...)
How to watch Hawks, Wizards Game 2
- April 22, 2017

Washington Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr . was fined $25,000 by the NBA for kicking the basketball into the stands at the end of a playoff game. "He's a franchise guy, with me, also on this team". "They played off of that". It was hardly akin to a mixed martial arts bout, but the officials sure seemed determined to use their whistles upon seeing anything resembling a foul. (more...)
Top 5 Must-See Games On The Patriots' 2017 Schedule Top 5 Must-See Games On The Patriots' 2017 Schedule
- April 22, 2017

A rematch of last year's AFC title game, this year's edition will take place with the "Terrible Towels" waiving at full force and very well could be for the conference's No. 12/24/2015: In future Hall of Famer Charles Woodson's final home game at the Coliseum, the Raiders defeat the Chargers 23-20 on Christmas Eve. The home team usually wins this game but the Chiefs will make it competitive despite the Patriots being 7-point favorites . (more...)
Tony Pulis: 'Roberto Firmino goal should not have stood' Tony Pulis: 'Roberto Firmino goal should not have stood'
- April 21, 2017

Liverpool has reclaimed third place in the Premier League table with a 1-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns . We thought that made no sense. The Brazilian converted a flick-on from Lucas Leiva to seal a fifth win in their last seven games for Liverpool . Simon Mignolet has called upon Liverpool to step up their game a notch or two in the final five games of the season as the Merseysiders chase a Champions League berth. (more...)
Police discover Bills lineman Kouandjio wandering in field Police discover Bills lineman Kouandjio wandering in field
- April 21, 2017

Kouandjio's much-publicized teammate and fellow lineman Richie Incognito expressed his concern regarding the incident Thursday. The Buffalo News reported Kouandjio was approached by an Erie County sheriff's deputy in a field off Route 400 in Elma, New York. (more...)
Senators beat Bruins 1-0, take 3-1 lead in series
- April 21, 2017

Charlie McAvoy appeared to score his first National Hockey League goal after his blue line slapper beat Anderson at 10:49 of the second, but a Senators' challenge reversed the ruling as centre Noel Acciari was offside. We weathered the storm early and just stuck with it and made good on our chance in the third". The Bruins pulled Rask with nearly 2 minutes left and managed a couple of scoring chances - both from Marchand - but Anderson turned them away. (more...)
Sky says UK customer defections steady in Q3 Sky says UK customer defections steady in Q3
- April 21, 2017

Jeremy Darroch, Group CEO of Sky added: "HBO and Sky have for many years shared a common creative culture and a common vision for the development of high-quality drama". It also announced a virtual reality project with Sir David Attenborough and the Natural History Museum. "It's been another strong quarter for Sky, despite this being our seasonally quietest period". (more...)
Guardiola pleased with Manchester City progress Guardiola pleased with Manchester City progress
- April 21, 2017

City could still salvage the season by winning the FA Cup - otherwise it will be his first campaign without silverware. Asked how he will respond to the season, he said: "I will be better". I was happy because the first target was to qualify but after that, in the Everton and Middlesbrough games, I realised we had to play really, really, well to win games. (more...)
Chelsea still favourites for Cup semi-final - Pochettino
- April 21, 2017

Pochettino is always wary of the view that Spurs' progress under his watch now needs to be confirmed with the tangible triumph of a trophy - and today he was again keen to highlight the success that has already been achieved. "We have the facility to challenge and now it is up to us to try to step up and make this dream a reality". Tottenham striker Harry Kane responded with the theory a victory here could have a significant psychological effect over the closing six games in a build-up ... (more...)
LeBron to miss regular-season finale, resting strained calf
- April 21, 2017

Instead, it's on to Game No. 82 on Wednesday night to decide it all. The reigning title champs Cleveland Cavaliers aren't anxious heading into the post season, and Head Coach Tyronn Lue is fully confident in his team to power forward despite a slump concluding the regular season. (more...)