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by | April 22, 2017 | 03:06

Green Bay, however, is coming off back-to-back 10-6 seasons and needed to run the table in order to make the National Football League playoffs in 2016. Prescott against Derek Carr on Sunday Night Football , in what could be one of the last "big" games at Oakland Coliseum, should be one of the better cross-conference games of 2017.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:04

After the game, Bochy indicated for now Posey feels fine, but did add he monitored overnight and checked out again Tuesday. Giants athletic trainer Dave Groeschner and manager Bruce Bochy sprinted towards the home plate immediately. The Giants have allowed a combined six runs in their last three games, which is a drastic improvement from a San Fran rotation that gave up a combined 27 runs in the first four games.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:01

Through three starts (16 innings pitched) in 2017, Chen owns a 4.44 SIERA, a 15.4 percent strikeout rate and a 1.06 WHIP while limiting opponents to a 27.5 percent hard-hit rate. Gallardo's problems started immediately when Dee Gordon whacked the game's first pitch into the right-center gap for a double. For the first time this season, Cano and Cruz hit back-to-back homers.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:02

Instead Gatland, like Hartley a native New Zealander, chose Ireland captain Rory Best, Wales's Ken Owens and George as his three hookers. "We had a good discussion about the midfield and I said to the rest of the coaches was that we can't leave Jonathan Joseph out", Gatland said.

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:00

Even previous year when they were coming off a 6-10 season, they played four of their first eight games at night. The Bears will then make a visit to Tampa to play Glennon's former team, which could be a playoff club this season. Any game against the Packers, though, is noteworthy. With their fifth and sixth games against teams that went 8-8 last year in the Vikings and Ravens, the Bears won't face an opponent that had a losing record last year until Week 7 when they host the Panthers at ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 03:00

Mike Hoffman scored twice and Derick Brassard had a goal in regulation for the Senators. OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - Dion Phaneuf scored at 1:59 of overtime and Ottawa rallied for a victory over Boston. "They capitalized on their chances but we're in here for each other and we pick each other up". That was the end of Matsui's reign; he went 2-for-12 the rest of the series as the Red Sox went on to complete the greatest comeback in baseball history.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:56

Isco's outstanding performance saved Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane from paying a heavy price for resting nearly all his first-choice players, including Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema, for important matches against Bayern Munich and Barcelona .

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:50

Celtics fans at the TD Garden, Boston , Massachusetts, witnessed another loss from the home team when Bulls grabbed Game 2 victory with the final score of 111 against Celtics' 97. The tenacity with which the Bulls have come out is surprising, especially since the team barely squeaked into the playoffs with its.500 record. Rondo's injury could swing momentum in the Celtics' favor as they look to get the series back to Boston .

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:52

Williams' Snapchat post, quickly highlighted in U.S. media, showed the 35-year-old in a yellow swimsuit that revealed an apparent baby bump. " I'm happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this Fall ", Los Angeles-based publicist Kelly Bush Novak said in a statement emailed to AFP.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:37

When it was announced he made 205, everyone was aghast and his team whooped it up like they had won a rematch over Jon "Bones" Jones. Johnson retires with a 22-6 record in UFC who twice fought for the light heavyweight title. Had he missed weight a second time, the fight would have likely gone on, but Cormier would have owed Johnson 20 percent of his purse. "I mean, this is where he's from, I get it, but if it was me, and I was in this situation, I wouldn't here", he said.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:30

Rio Ferdinand has slammed Barcelona after their shock defeat to Juventus , branding half of the team as unfit to wear the club's shirt. Barcelona , which beat Juventus in the 2015 Champions League final, will be favored to progress — especially after its historic 6-1 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in the last round.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:32

Lebron James-led teams have a pretty good postseason record with a 2-0 series lead. After the Pacers fell apart against Cleveland in the third quarter, Paul George had this to say about his recently returned teammate. George further stated that he should be the one who takes the final buzzer beater during close matchups. "It's hard to win playoff games like that".

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:14

Logan Morrison hit a tailor-made 4-6-3 double play ball, but Iglesias tripped over the second base bag and uncorked a throw well wide of first base, allowing two runs to score. It was his 41st career lead-off home run, tied for seventh-most in baseball history since 1913, according to the team. Two of the hits off Zimmerman were popups that dropped between fielders.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:09

He's played in 12 career games for Atlanta. Center Greg Monroe provided punch in the paint with 16 points and nine rebounds for the Bucks, who clinched at least the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with the win. Our pick: Wizards in five. James hasn't played in the final regular-season game since 2007. The Warriors have ruled in 11 of the 13 matchups, sweeping all four games this season.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:09

Cincinnati's Bronson Arroyo (1-2), who needed a positive start after two rough outings in his return to the major leagues after two seasons, allowed three runs in five innings. The start of Wednesday's game was delayed 55 minutes because of rain. Gonzalez allowed just four hits and one walk. Travis Shaw was 3-for-4 with a homer, three RBIs and two runs.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:06

Cormier rained down punches onto Johnson who was defenseless. However, unlike the first fight Johnson, a knockout artist, oddly persisted with the takedown attempt and chose to wrestle and grapple with the former Olympic wrestler, playing to Cormier's strength.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:07

Frenchman Martial has struggled in his second season at Old Trafford, scoring seven goals but frequently being left out of match-day squads. "He hadn't scored since September, some players don't understand what I want but Marcus I trust".

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:07

The last time Bangladesh played in the champions trophy was in 2006 and hence it will be a special occasion for the team from the subcontinent. "We will play a tri-series in Ireland next month". He, however didn't feature in the playing XI. Squad for Ireland tri-series: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Subashis Roy, ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:04

As part of their visit, team members and some staff lined up for a photo on the White House front steps. But the emphasis on something as trivial as the number of players in the photo and the error of the Times' commentary actually nullified the voices of running back LeGarrette Blount, defensive tackle Alan Branch, tight end Martellus Bennett and safety Devin McCourty, who had expressed resistance to the Trump administration and consciously refused the invitation.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:54

The district attorney's office now says that three hand-written notes were left next to a Bible in Hernandez's cell. There was a Bible open to John 3:16, a Bible verse that proclaims, "For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life".

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:51

He still wasn't very effective as a pure running back, but his average per carry did double, and he proved in the Super Bowl that he could break a tackle when he took it in for the winning touchdown run in overtime. The Pats also agreed to sign cornerback Malcolm Butler to his restricted free agent tender. Will the Patriots distribute touches between four running backs in 2017? With the addition of versatile Rex Burkhead and the potential signing of power/speed prospect Mike Gillislee , ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:54

Since making a solitary appearance for Samoa past year, he has qualified for England on residency grounds and pledged allegiance to the RBS Six Nations champions, following in the footsteps of recent converts from overseas Ben Te'o and Nathan Hughes.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:49

Bumgarner was briefly hospitalized, but is now resting at the team hotel, according to the Giants . The Giants have scored just two runs in his past three starts. One option to replace Bumgarner in the rotation is Tyler Beede , who is ranked No. 47 on an updated top 100 prospects list by ESPN Insider Keith Law.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:47

The 19-year-old has been in fine form for Jose Mourinho's men this season and has been a regular fixture in the Red Devils' first team. "But he has the experience and character, so he has to". I even have to think that Axel Tuanzebe goes to the Under-Something World Cup in Korea, because maybe Axel has to come now. Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has indicated that he would like his side to face Manchester United in the Europa League final.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:34

But the German has found an unwilling side with which to do business in the shape of Real Madrid , with both the player and the club being fully committed to their partnership. Asensio, who scored in Real Madrid's extra-time win over Bayern Munich earlier this week, is attracting attention from some of Europe's biggest clubs but he looks unlikely to leave the Bernabéu anytime soon.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:22

British sprinter James Ellington, who survived a motorcycle crash in Spain in January, tweeted , "Can't believe the news I just heard about Germaine Mason ". Fuzz Caan, senior high jump coach at British Athletics , said: " Germaine was an outstanding athlete and a truly lovely man ". Based on the athlete's social media account, he was also a huge fan of motorcycles, sharing a series of images throughout the years on his bike.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:08

Instead, he gave Thon Maker a chance to shine. Tomorrow I can be 100 per cent. Lowry is obviously bothered by the length of Milwaukee. The defence collapses to accommodate his penetration so the pass is an okay option, but nothing beats a layup at the rim.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:07

And so what? If the Sabres found themselves staring at a "them or me" ultimatum, perceived or otherwise, then they made a perfectly defensible decision in letting Bylsma and Murray go. He won the Stanley Cup in his first year with the Pittsburgh Penguins (2008-09) and qualified for the postseason in each of his five campaigns that followed.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:07

Later the match ended, Mourinho said: "I don't think they are easy injuries, but I prefer to wait for all the tests to be done tomorrow". "I want to wait and I want to try to be optimistic, but I'm not". You can not do miracles, so miracles I don't expect, but they have to try to do everything to accelerate the process. Jose Mourinho's side couldn't get that all-important second goal in normal time, but the victor would eventually in the second period of injury time via a superb strike ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 00:57

Speaking at a press conference on Thursday broadcast on Facebook Live, Klopp explained: "There are a few little things from last game which doesn't make it easier. Asked whether Henderson could miss the rest of the campaign, Klopp said: "I don't know". But all of USA know he was in shape like this previous year across the Everton match, before the Everton match, and then [he was] done with all the harm.

by | April 22, 2017 | 00:57

The Raptors led by one point with 2:46 to play after Antetokounmpo made a layup. The Bucks did what was needed in the opening two games by getting the one win and if they can win again tonight it would certainly be a positive. Combined, the two bigs were 2-for-13 in that first 24 minutes but in the second half went 7-for-11, including three three's from Ibaka, who had one in the first.

by | April 22, 2017 | 00:56

He scored a total five goals in the quarter-final tie as Real Madrid won 6-3 on aggregate, having won the first game in Munich 2-1 from his double. Bayern had Arturo Vidal sent off on 84 minutes and the Germans were further incensed as replays showed Ronaldo's second and third goals, on 105 and 109 minutes, were clearly offside.

by | April 22, 2017 | 00:53

Cleveland outscored IN 70-40 IN the second half. During the last six years that King James has made the NBA Finals, he has gone 24-2 in the first round. On the glass, Tristan Thompson collected 10 rebounds. "We just never quit", coach Tyronn Lue said. He hasn't lost a first round game since playing for the Heat when they lost to the Knicks in a game in 2012.

by | April 22, 2017 | 00:40

Despite having the various good chances to score again, Man United's supporters were made to wait until extra time for Marcus Rashford to hit the victor and end Anderlecht's run in the competition. City, who play Arsenal in the FA Cup semi-finals on Sunday, occupy the fourth and final Champions League berth. "They were quick out of the blocks, as you would expected from United at home and they got their noses in front, but my goodness, the finishing was so poor it was unbelievable.

by | April 22, 2017 | 00:37

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP ) - The mother of the man ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez murdered said Friday that his suicide has reopened painful wounds. The complaint was filed on behalf of Hernandez's fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez, and his 4-year-old daughter, Avielle .