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by | April 26, 2017 | 06:48

At one point, Hernandez's mother, Terri Hernandez , stepped out ahead of the service to smoke a cigarette on the funeral home's front porch. A spokeswoman for the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association says the family opted for cremation.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:45

The only hit he allowed after the first inning was an Eddie Rosario solo homer leading off the fifth. "Boyd was all over the place, all day, " Ausmus said. Tulowitzki removed himself from Friday night's 13-inning, 8-7 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in the eighth inning after taking third base on a wild pitch by Cam Bedrosian.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:46

The Warriors were confident they would repeat when they took a 3-1 Finals lead back to Oakland for Game 5. Paul George had another nice game versus star rival James finishing with 32 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists. George appears to be headed that way again, and after the Game 2 loss he was critical of his teammates. "The point is we have to join in", Clippers coach Doc Rivers said Monday.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:41

You can see every season they spend a lot of money. Eden Hazard has told Sky Sports he is not thinking about his long-term future at the moment as he is now focused on ensuring a successful season for Chelsea . "Ability wise, there is only one player above him and we all know who he is: Messi". Defender Gary Cahill is Chelsea's only doubt after he missed the cup semi with gastroenteritis, but Conte said the England worldwide has returned to training and could feature.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:37

We were dominant, you can not create 20 chances in a game like this, you have to work and that is what we did. "It was stupid from us", Can said. Liverpool made the breakthrough from a set-piece in the first half after Philippe Coutinho's stunning free-kick in front of the Reds fans.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:37

The reporter tried to clarify and say that he wasn't trying to split them up but they haven't played well in situations when Westbrook wasn't on the floor. Roberson was just 2 of 12 from the line before Thunder coach Billy Donovan removed him. Lou Williams added 22 points off the bench. It was Durant calling Mark Cuban an "idiot" for claiming before Game 2 that Westbrook wasn't a superstar.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:35

Should Chelsea hold off the challenge of Tottenham in the title race, Kante will become the first player to win successive Premier League titles with different clubs. My first two seasons were very lovely. He was enticed to Chelsea last summer for $35 million. "He shows great ability to win the ball and also I think he has improved a lot with the ball".

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:22

PLUS Marc-Andre Fleury made 49 saves on 51 shots to help the Penguins eliminate the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Thursday. They won Games 1 and 2 by a combined score of 7-2 and I expect another multi-goal win tonight. The Blue Jackets came into this series with big plans to thump the Penguins into submission, but it hasn't worked out that way. "In these one-goal hockey games, we have to stick one in the net".

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:17

She said: "You have no idea really what you are doing". That's part of why they are now spearheading the Heads Together #okaytosay campaign , which aims to shatter the stigma once and for all, and encourage others to have an honest conversation about mental health.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:17

His 88 3-pointers last season are tied the fifth-most in a season in school history. North Carolina juniors Joel Berry and Theo Pinson were joined by freshman Tony Bradley in deciding to begin the pre-draft evaluation process, which allows players to receive feedback from National Basketball Association teams while retaining their eligibility.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:12

It also takes Alexis one goal closer to equalling an Arsenal Premier League record now held by Emmanuel Adebayor. The hosts then lost Fabio to injury after 17 minutes-he was replaced by George Friend-before having a Marten de Roon goal correctly ruled out for offside.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:14

NFL .com's Ian Rapoport reported that Conley has decided not to attend the NFL Draft festivities in Philadelphia. A few hours later, TMZ Sports reported that the former Buckeye cornerback is the player in question. She says that he did this despite the fact that she told him, "No, stop, it hurts!" According to the report, the woman told Conley "she wanted to watch the couple" with the intention "to try and avoid having sex with Conley all together".

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:13

She added: "I think it's very questionable allowing - no matter who it is - a player that is still banned to play a tournament that week". The five-time Grand Slam victor and former world No. Could this shift be connected to the recent outburst from Sharapova's long-serving agent, Max Eisenbud? All eyes will be on the Russian following a lengthy absence from the court and she revels in being under the spotlight, so you can not help but think there is plenty more to come from a player ...

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:13

The Cavaliers had a 19-point lead in the second half, but the Pacers managed to trim the lead down the five late in the final period before the Cavs held on. And we make plays down the stretch to win a ball game in the postseason, and that's all you can ask for. "We believe", he said. A silver lining for the Pacers for Game 3: Cleveland had a losing record on the road this season (20-21).

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:09

She can return to play, but without any wildcards, any help, just to play. Roberta Vinci, her opponent in a highly anticipated first-round match Wednesday at the Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart , said the Russian should not have been granted a wild card for the tournament .

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:05

The more the Capitals continue to do that, the more it could wear on Toronto as the series goes on. Alzner is one of the Capitals top penalty killers, so replacing him while shorthanded will be key. They weren't the only Toronto players with lofty possession numbers. "Two big goals and I think our team played really well today". The goal came on the 51 shot for the Leafs, while Washington had 50.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:59

Kevin Durant, playing in his first game back from a calf injury that caused him to miss Games 2 and 3, scored 10 points in 20 minutes. F Matt Barnes (R foot/ankle bone bruise) and G Shaun Livingston (R index finger sprain, hand contusion) were listed as questionable and downgraded to out prior to tipoff.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:54

Following a crucial win in Game 3, the Thunder looks to even up the series on Sunday afternoon (2:30 p.m.) when it hosts the Rockets in Game 4. For the series, the Thunder are plus-3 with Westbrook, and minus-40 without him. While Grant may be blamed for the mindless foul on Nene, the Thunder guards are equally at fault for failing to foul in the backcourt. It was the flawless execution of a hard trick play.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:54

I work until the last day of the season for the present and the future". Arsene Wenger admitted Arsenal's spirited FA Cup semifinal victory against Manchester City was a huge relief because it proved his players can thrive under intense pressure.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:55

Fernando Rodney struck out pinch-hitter Brandon Crawford with the tying run at second to end the game. Posey wasn't experiencing any symptoms at that point, leading to hope that he had avoided the worst case scenario. You have to play your best ball against them. Albeit a small sample size, Posey has anchored the Giants' lineup this season, slashing a stellar.333/.481/.571 with a home run in 21 at bats this season.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:49

Bryant met with the NFL's management council earlier this month. Bryant is not issuing a statement at the moment but is eager to get back to football and showcase his latest speed-and-size ability, the source said . The Steelers struggled to find success in the passing game beyond Antonio Brown last season. Now, with the superior talent of Bryant conditionally back in the fold, Pittsburgh's offense becomes even more fearsome.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:53

Nine games, nine goals for Romelu Lukaku against West Ham, so it was little wonder that the main aim for the Hammers on Saturday was to stop him in his tracks. The Toffees are clearly the more talented team and should pick up all three points again. What might help is that the Toffees have Romelu Lukaku: the hottest striker in the Premier League.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:42

Spanish riot police scuffle with Bayern Munich fans. Correction: This article originally referred to Karl-Heinz Rummenigge as the Bayern Munich chief executive. We conceded two goals which were clearly offside. Ancelotti suggested that Zinedine Zidane agreed that his team was harshly treated. "Real Madrid is Real Madrid , we are used to suffering and we are happy to be in the semis once again".

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:41

The Belgian's cameo prompted Cesc Fabregas to suggest that he is second only to Lionel Messi in terms of footballing ability and could improve further if he was more "selfish", but Conte believes that the winger must continue to put the team first.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:36

This was also reflected in the lineup data. At this point, it might be more realistic to expect Paul George to be wearing a Lakers uniform rather than a Pacers one next season. But as he has become further removed from his leg injury, and as his level has rose as the season progressed, reaching a pinnacle in the post-season, George has laid the foundations for what should be a very good 2017-18 season.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:33

A source told the Tribune that Collins' extension runs through 2024-25 and that he got a huge raise. Northwestern football has been in a place of routinely getting to bowls under Fitzgerald. "The best is yet to come, and we're excited for the future". The Collins component is more significant because some believed he was a threat to leave after taking Northwestern to the NCAA tournament for the first time in program history.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:34

Owner Jeffrey Loria is not well regarded in Miami , in part because of the Marlins' poor performance and in part because he persuaded Florida legislators to use tax dollars on the Marlins' new ballpark based on what were later shown to be misstatements about the financial condition of the team.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:35

When he was out of the auto past year, all he could think about was how much he wanted to get back in the vehicle. So when I got the word and and heard for sure. And it was something you looked at as much like a bruise. Becoming a bigger part of your life has changed mine forever. The decision was kept tightly held among a small group of people right this this past weekend's race at Bristol, Tenn.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:34

Powell has been masterful since entering the starting lineup - you know that, I know that, and many words have already been written about it by people much smarter than I. "So, this series he's been an X factor, the next game it might be a different story, but he's done an excellent job playing off those two and taking what the game has given him, whether it's a 3-point shot or attack to the basket".

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:32

It's been only a week since the death of Thomas' younger sister, Chyna Thomas, in a vehicle accident triggered what the 28-year-old has called the "hardest week of my life". The Bulls' assists have dropped from 22 and 28 in Games 1 and 2 with Rondo to just 14 and 19 in Games 3 and 4 without him. Like I said, it's not hard to find me.

by | April 25, 2017 | 12:14

It's normal (ity). It's right for them to do this, to reinforce their teams, if they think this is the right way to win the title". They host Leicester on Wednesday but at least they have an FA Cup final on the horizon. Gary Cahill missed the Spurs game following gastroenteritis, but trained on Sunday and Monday and could return for a Chelsea side with no other fitness concerns.

by | April 25, 2017 | 07:02

Karlsson persevered in scoring the fourth goal for the Blue Jackets , taking the initial shot on the right side and coming around the net to beat Fleury to the left post. Pittsburgh answered three minutes later. The Blue Jackets scored the first goal for the second straight game. "I just met with him in the office (Monday) and that's the first thing that comes out of his mouth; he's upset that he can't play", coach John Tortorella said of Werenski, who had one goal in the series and ...

by | April 25, 2017 | 06:43

NOTES: A day after Celtics coach Brad Stevens hinted at lineup changes, F Gerald Green started for Amir Johnson with Stevens citing Green's shooting ability, length and athleticism. It's the first time the Pacers have lost a series 4-0 in their National Basketball Association history. Game 5 is set for Wednesday in Boston. The NBA fined Rondo for attempting to trip Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder from the bench in Game 3.

by | April 25, 2017 | 05:24

After weeks of discord and anger at Arsenal , in which the fans turned on the players and on Wenger himself, they were all united behind him at Wembley. Sunday's 2-1 win for Arsenal was a game marked by mistakes, with both teams evidently showing signs of wear and tear after a long season. We've now learned that the man in charge will be Martin Atkinson, as confirmed by a tweet from the Premier League.

by | April 24, 2017 | 10:53

ABOUT THE PREDATORS: Nashville's Filip Forsberg knows what it's like to struggle in the postseason, scoring once in his last 13 playoff games a year ago, but he made his first two this season count with a pair of third-period goals to force overtime in Game 3 .