On the Beat | NBA Confirms '17 Draft Combine Attendees

Neither will Kansas' Josh Jackson or Duke's Jayson Tatum , as all three of these guys who are expected to be drafted within the top five picks, will opt to stay away. Here are the five National Basketball Association teams that are the best fits... More..

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England racks up 328-6 vs Ireland in 2nd ODI
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

England racks up 328-6 vs Ireland in 2nd ODI

Ireland chose to bat after winning the toss and Ed Joyce and Paul Stirling shared an opening stand of 40. But the imminent return of wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler and all-rounder Ben Stokes from the Ind...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Guardiola: Man City have no equals in creating chances

City climbed to third place, above Liverpool on goal difference, and opened up a four-point gap to fifth-placed Manchester United, which plays at Arsenal on Sunday. "Apart from one game, at White Hart Lane, I...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Chelsea one win away from title

On their immediate return to the second tier, Gibson told the BBC: "After the highs of last season, to be honest we've wasted an opportunity to play in the best league in the world". I see my players every da...More..

Chicago Bears sign LB Dan Skuta to 1-year contract
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Chicago Bears sign LB Dan Skuta to 1-year contract

Skuta previously played for San Francisco (2013-14) and Cincinnati (2009-12). He was due to make $4.1 million in 2017. The 31-year-old is much more of a Sam Acho-type outside linebacker than a pure edge rusher ...More..

Bouchard beats Sharapova at Madrid Open
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Bouchard beats Sharapova at Madrid Open

The 30-year-old Sharapova , making her comeback from a 15-month suspension for testing positive for the banned heart drug meldonium last year, was beaten by Canada's Bouchard, 7-5, 2-6, 6-4, in the second roun...More..

Commissioners association OKs December football signing day
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Commissioners association OKs December football signing day

The early signing period impacts 2018 college prospects, who can now sign with a school in December along with JUCO transfers instead of waiting until the designated time in February, which begins the first Wed...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Mauricio Pochettino admits Tottenham wasted chance to keep pressure on Chelsea

Spurs lost 1-0 at Upton Park last season in mid-March, in a result that denied them the chance to move above eventual champions Leicester City in the table. A nine-match winning run - Tottenham's longest sinc...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Jazz mock Warriors with '#Nightlife' t-shirts for Game 3

It would be impossible for the Jazz to shoot worse than it did at the start of the first and fourth quarters, when they missed all 12 of their shots while getting run 9-0 and 10-0. While he did help to hound ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

F1 Russian Grand Prix - Race Results

Raikkonen, the 2007 world champion, has not been on the podium since July previous year and Saturday was the first time the Finn had qualified on the front row since Ferrari's home Italian Grand Prix in Septemb...More..

Rockets Nene out for rest of playoffs with groin injury
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Rockets Nene out for rest of playoffs with groin injury

Most notably, the Spurs actually shot the ball fairly well. Pop has until Tuesday night to figure out his next adjustment in a unusual series that's been one non-competitive blowout after another. D'Anto...More..

Obama asks Congress to show courage
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Obama asks Congress to show courage

Referring to former President John F. Kennedy's book on political courage, he noted that many members of Congress risked and ultimately lost their seats when they voted for Obamacare, which helped give rise to ...More..

Kelly Oubre ejected after shoving Kelly Olynyk
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Kelly Oubre ejected after shoving Kelly Olynyk

In Game 3 of what has been a heated and frequently chippy Eastern Conference semifinal, the Wizards easily took the victory in Oubre's absence, though the 2015 first-round pick only played 5 minutes due to the ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Chelsea win at Everton was "massive", says Cahill

The Brazilian suffered a knee injury during a tackle by Sergio Aguero in Chelsea's 3-1 win away to Manchester City in December, but has played on this season by using heavy strapping on his leg to reduce the pa...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Jose Mourinho praises match-winner Marcus Rashford

Marcus Rashford, who has been leading his side's attack in Ibrahimovic's absence, was withdrawn after he scored the victor against Celta. He had a fantastic shot in the first half with that attractive save and ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Juan Mata: Arsenal loss has focused Man United minds on Europa League

I left the Emirates, they were crying. They were walking in the streets with their heads low. "So finally today they sing, they (swing) the scarves - it's nice for them". The Gunners were in desperate need of a...More..

Former Cowboys quarterback Romo fails in bid to qualify for US Open
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Former Cowboys quarterback Romo fails in bid to qualify for US Open

Open in June at Erin Hills Golf Course. Romo advanced to sectional qualifying in 2010, but withdrew from the event due to conflicts with practices with the Cowboys. Injuries and the emergence of Dak Prescott ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Game 6 line rushes: Ducks vs. Oilers

The three points place Rinne in a tie for 98th among playoff scorers, more than forwards such as the much-maligned Jordan Eberle , who still has just two points in 12 games despite the Oilers putting up a touc...More..

Klopp blames Anfield pitch after stalemate
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Klopp blames Anfield pitch after stalemate

Speaking to the media, as reported in the Mirror , after a frustrating draw , which saw James Milner have a penalty well saved by Fraser Forster in the Southampton goal, Klopp insisted that the windy conditio...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Predators regain series lead...Ducks whip Oilers

Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinal series is Sunday. Talbot fell on the sword after the game. After that, they played like a team that expected so much better than this. "Getzlaf, I thought, had a big...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Mets suspend Matt Harvey three days for violating team rules

And it wasn't just Matt Harvey. Jose Reyes played shortstop and Wilmer Flores played third base in the Mets' 7-0 loss to the Marlins on Sunday. Yet it appears Harvey's suspension is unrelated to this in...More..

Jose Mourinho has no issues with Arsene Wenger ahead of weekend meeting
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Jose Mourinho has no issues with Arsene Wenger ahead of weekend meeting

The pair resumes hostilities at the Emirates Stadium with their sides competing for a place in the Premier League top four. "At the last match at Old Trafford we shook hands before and after". The victory put...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Man City thrash Palace to move into third place

The numbers don't lie, though, we have created so many chances but haven't scored enough. "It is in our hands for a place in the Champions League", the 46-year-old Spanish manager added. What they have got to...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Willy Caballero hoping to earn new Manchester City deal

City were in prolific form as they thrashed Palace at Eastlands on Saturday. The goal , City's fastest in any game this season, was well-worked, with Spanish playmaker Silva starting and finishing the move. ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Celtics' Isaiah Thomas: 'I can't be allowed to be held and grabbed'

The Wizards had double digit leads in both the first and second halves, but each time the Celtics were able to mount a comeback and eventually took command in the final few minutes of overtime. The Wizar...More..

Grand Jury Indicts Suspended UNCC QB Kevin Olsen on Rape Charges
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Grand Jury Indicts Suspended UNCC QB Kevin Olsen on Rape Charges

The grand jury handed up indictments on three counts of second-degree rape, two counts of assault on a female and one count of second-degree sexual offense. A woman said Olsen raped her in February after he had...More..

Kyle Lowry says he's 'doubtful' to play Game 4 against Cavs
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Kyle Lowry says he's 'doubtful' to play Game 4 against Cavs

Jonas Valanciunas returned to the starting lineup after coming off the bench in Game 2 and scored 23 points. James had 35 points, with Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love adding 16 points. That won't be easy...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

India to participate in Champions Trophy

He would have been a surprise package but whether we would have played two spinners is a question. The more he plays, it is better for him. Rohit Sharma and Mohammed Shami, who were out with injuries, will ma...More..

Cubs' Jason Heyward placed on DL, Matt Szczur traded to Padres
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Cubs' Jason Heyward placed on DL, Matt Szczur traded to Padres

Jason Heyward is heading to the disabled list. Despite his contribution to the team in the form of the World Series Game 7 locker room speech, Heyward struggled offensively during the regular season in 2016. ...More..

Yankees-Cubs heading to 17th inning
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Yankees-Cubs heading to 17th inning

Or maybe it wasn't so unlikely, given the refuse-to-lose mojo of the 2017 Yankees. One out later, Healy hit a towering home run. After a Ronald Torreyes sacrifice bunt, Starlin Castro hit a grounder to Russe...More..