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Scary Jamie McMurray practice crash could be harbinger of wild Talldega race Scary Jamie McMurray practice crash could be harbinger of wild Talldega race
- April 30, 2018

When the race went to NASCAR overtime, Jones would jockey with the other drivers trying to pass for the win . The wreck apparently was caused by a blown tire. Filling out the top 10 were Martin Truex Jr. "I was just thankful". I think there is a luck factor to Talladega that will always be there, and there is a skill factor that seems to always be a moving target with different tactics and techniques based on the rules, regulations and competitors. (more...)
Bozeman native Will Dissly drafted by Seattle Seahawks Bozeman native Will Dissly drafted by Seattle Seahawks
- April 30, 2018

Dickson was the first punter picked in this year's draft, and the first Longhorn specialist to be picked since kicker Jeff Ward in 1987. Dickson was the 2017 Ray Guy Award victor as the best punter in college football and was regarded as the most pro-ready punter available. (more...)
Conte keen for Cahill to play ahead of World Cup Conte keen for Cahill to play ahead of World Cup
- April 30, 2018

Conte's future remains unclear, with Chelsea still in with an outside shot of finishing in the top-four and lifting the FA Cup , and if he does end up sticking around, it will spell the end of Luiz's second spell at the club. He he has played big competitions. "I know when you have to go to play a World Cup or European Championship, it's important to have players with great experience because the pressure will become very strong for everyone". (more...)
Unai Emery to leave PSG this summer Unai Emery to leave PSG this summer
- April 30, 2018

However, despite significant investment, his continental adventures were disappointing. It is understood the Arsenal boss enjoys a good relationship with PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi as they became friends through Wenger's work as a pundit for beIn Sports - the television station owned by Al-Khelaifi. (more...)
Sabres win National Hockey League draft lottery and this year's top pick Sabres win National Hockey League draft lottery and this year's top pick
- April 30, 2018

The Sabres overcame their past disappointments the last two times they finished last and settled for the No. 2 pick in both 2014 and 2015. "I'm just very, very happy for our fanbase". Last week, coach Bill Peters announced his resignation and was then hired by the Calgary Flames on Monday. Scouting bureau director Dan Marr regards Dahlin as "the clear-cut No. (more...)
Epic celebration highlight of Celtic's title-clinching Old Firm win Epic celebration highlight of Celtic's title-clinching Old Firm win
- April 30, 2018

Celtic can complete a second domestic treble of Rodgers' reign by beating Motherwell in next month's Scottish Cup final, the Northern Irishman hailing his team's character. It looked like Rangers might head into the break just a goal behind but that hope was dashed four minutes before half-time. Celtic should have won by a greater margin having missed a host of chances to add a sixth goal, but manager Brendan Rodgers will be delighted to have sealed a seventh crown in a row in such an ... (more...)
De Gea Won't Be Sold; United to Exercise Option De Gea Won't Be Sold; United to Exercise Option
- April 30, 2018

United's organization has been a factor in these defensive numbers, as well, but too often did the team allow easy shots to rivals. However, in that incredible match against Chelsea, with Mata and Jose Mourinho at Stamford Bridge at the time, De Gea pulled off an incredible save in stoppage time. (more...)
Blown tire dashes Bottas' F1 victory hopes in Azerbaijan Blown tire dashes Bottas' F1 victory hopes in Azerbaijan
- April 30, 2018

In cooler conditions with a strong blustery wind, the drama unfolded from the start. Hamilton's early pit stop gave him good warm tyres for the closing stages, even though those final laps were interrupted by the safety vehicle again. New positions under the safety auto were 1 Bottas; 2 Vettel; 3 Hamilton; 4 Raikkonen; 5 Perez; 6 Grosjean; 7 Sainz; 8 Leclerc; 9 Stroll; 10 Alonso. (more...)
Nadal enters semis as Dimitrov, Thiem exit Nadal enters semis as Dimitrov, Thiem exit
- April 30, 2018

He held in the next game to take the lead for the first time in the second set and then broke a exhausted Klizan to clinch his place in the semis, where he will be looking for an 18th consecutive match win on clay against either Belgian David Goffin or Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut. (more...)
Derrick Nnadi: Heading to Kansas City Derrick Nnadi: Heading to Kansas City
- April 29, 2018

Wide receiver, tight end and offensive line are also areas to address, especially with a new quarterback in Patrick Mahomes II under center. The Chiefs have taken Breeland Speaks from Ole Miss with the 46th pick in the NFL Draft . Nnadi was selected in the third round by Kansas City with the 75th overall pick. Kansas City is focusing on bolstering the defensive line thus far in the draft, adding Nnadi after snagging Breeland Speaks out of MS in the second round. (more...)
Isaiah Wynn and Sony Michel meet New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft
- April 29, 2018

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Patriots hosted Jackson in Foxborough, Mass., recently, and on Wednesday Jenny Vrentas of Sports Illustrated wrote that New England also held a private workout with Jackson in South Florida . (more...)
Chargers make Kyzir White a fourth-rounder at No. 119 overall Chargers make Kyzir White a fourth-rounder at No. 119 overall
- April 29, 2018

He may not have the fastest 40, but he gives 100 percent effort every single play. "I showed them what kind of player I am, you know?" He is a hybrid player which could help get him on the field sooner than anticipated. "Just to be able to play right down the street from my parents' house where we grew up, walking and watching tennis matches and all types of soccer games there my whole life, just to be able to play in there and be home , it just means a lot to me". (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers Draft OK State's Rudolph and Washington
- April 29, 2018

He joins Brandon Weeden, Zac Robinson and Rusty Hilger as the only OSU quarterbacks to be drafted into the NFL . A native of Rock Hill, South Carolina, Rudolph is the winningest quarterback in OSU history. Rudolph could be a possible replacement for Ben Roethlisberger, the Steelers' two-time Super Bowl champion gunslinger. Roethlisberger, 36, committed instantly to the 2018 season following last year's playoff loss to the Jaguars and has told players and some of the front-office ... (more...)
Trump Warns Opponents Of US 2026 World Cup Bid Trump Warns Opponents Of US 2026 World Cup Bid
- April 29, 2018

The North American proposal has hit stiff resistance because of Trump's travel ban on several Muslim-majority nations, the perception that the U.S.is increasingly hostile to foreigners, and resentment over Trump's reported reference to Haiti and African nations a year ago as " shithole countries ". (more...)
Louisiana-Lafayette's Simeon Thomas taken in 6th round by the Cleveland Browns Louisiana-Lafayette's Simeon Thomas taken in 6th round by the Cleveland Browns
- April 29, 2018

Then there was the competitive matter between him and his UGA roommate. It has happened four other times with the last time coming in 2009 when Matthew Stafford was selected first overall by the Detroit Lions to kick things off. "And Nick Chubb exemplifies all of that in his running style". According to ESPN, Chubb is the most expensive second round pick in sports history. (more...)
Bruins, Lightning meet in clash of Eastern Conference's best teams Bruins, Lightning meet in clash of Eastern Conference's best teams
- April 29, 2018

The times for Games Five through Seven will be determined later in the series if they are necessary. The veteran fired 24 shots on goal but only one went in - during the B's 7-3 win in Game 2 . Rick Nash got the Bruins on the board with a handsome power-play tip through Lightning netminder Andrei Vasilevskiy, and Jon Cooper and Bruce Cassidy tried to line match and impose their will with statement shifts from their squads as the Atlantic Division rivals traded chances and early post-whistle ... (more...)
Pelicans call out ESPN experts after everyone picked the Warriors to advance Pelicans call out ESPN experts after everyone picked the Warriors to advance
- April 29, 2018

We were still learning when he was here", Davis said. Look for Golden State to hold serve, but also to work for it in a 129-119 victory. Chicago took a 2-0 playoff lead at Boston a year ago but lost the next four without Rondo, who fractured his thumb. (more...)
OR running back Royce Freeman drafted by Broncos OR running back Royce Freeman drafted by Broncos
- April 29, 2018

Williams joins third-round pick Royce Williams as the two rookies in the Broncos' running back room. Oregon's all-time leading rusher was selected by the Broncos in the third round of the National Football League draft on Friday night. (more...)
Arsene Wenger set to become highest paid manager in the world  Arsene Wenger set to become highest paid manager in the world 
- April 29, 2018

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger attends a press conference at London Colney on April 25, 2018 in St Albans, England. "Yes I do and probably he also does", he said when asked if he has any regrets about things he's said. Mourinho has greeted Wenger's announcement warmly and even suggested they could "even be friends in the future". I say goodbye to everyone. The Arsenal boss agreed to the Chile forward joining Manchester United in January in a straight-swap deal with Armenia global ... (more...)
Iniesta announces he is leaving Barcelona Iniesta announces he is leaving Barcelona
- April 29, 2018

Even when leading his country to World Cup glory in 2010 and scoring the lone goal at the final, Iniesta was voted second place to Messi, and the magazine's editor Pascal Ferre admits it is a massive oversight that his genius has never been recognised. (more...)
Eagles get tight end Dallas Goedert at No. 49
- April 29, 2018

The Eagles lost Trey Burton to free agency and released Brent Celek this offseason. The Eagles chose him with the 125th overall pick. Akers went after the rival Cowboys and their fans and got so much heat that it was simply handsome. Earlier on Friday, ti was announced that longtime tight end Jason Witten was retiring from the league to hop in the booth just like his former QB Tony Romo. (more...)
SC Collegium recommends appointment of Chief Justices for 3 High Courts SC Collegium recommends appointment of Chief Justices for 3 High Courts
- April 28, 2018

There would be a chaotic situation if the Chief Justice of India is not the master of the roster, Attorney General of India, K K Venugopal said. Many judges go to the chief justice and say give me this jurisdiction and this matter. However, the bench observed that "practical difficulty is not an issue". He referred to constitutional provisions and the Supreme Court Rules and said that there was "ambiguity" in the rules as to whether the CJI possesses power to frame roster. (more...)
Why The FA Selling Wembley Is Actually A Good Thing Why The FA Selling Wembley Is Actually A Good Thing
- April 28, 2018

Gradually, however, the FA has focused more on the abject conditions in which the public has to play football and begun to explore the potential for improving things. Reports suggest such a takeover could give the Jaguars a permanent home in London though one complication would be where England play when dates clash with the National Football League season. (more...)
Top Prospect Ronald Acuna Jr. Recalled from Triple-A by Braves Top Prospect Ronald Acuna Jr. Recalled from Triple-A by Braves
- April 28, 2018

Acuna had hit.139 (5-36) with 14 strikeouts in his first nine games for the Stripers. According to MLB.com's Mark Bowman , Acuna will start in left field tonight . Manager Brian Snitker will likely start Acuna lower in the order until Acuna proves he can hit Major League Baseball pitching, but the expectation is Acuna will soon be in the heart of the lineup. (more...)
Who is Miami Dolphins second-round pick Mike Gesicki? Who is Miami Dolphins second-round pick Mike Gesicki?
- April 28, 2018

At Alabama, Fitzpatrick ranked among coach Nick Saban's favorite players. Defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick , defensive lineman Da'Ron Payne, linebacker Rashaan Evans and wide receiver Calvin Ridley helped the Crimson Tide tie an SEC record for most first-round picks in a single draft. (more...)