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Ding, Williams, Trump enter last eight at snooker worlds Ding, Williams, Trump enter last eight at snooker worlds
- May 01, 2018

After seeing off Anthony McGill , Ding Junhui opened up on facing Barry Hawkins in the quarter-finals. The 31-year-old Ding is the bookmakers' favourite for the title after the exits of defending champion Mark Selby and five-time tournament victor Ronnie O'Sullivan. (more...)
Graeme Murty leaves role as Rangers manager amid Steven Gerrard replacement reports Graeme Murty leaves role as Rangers manager amid Steven Gerrard replacement reports
- May 01, 2018

Rumours began last Monday that Steven Gerrard would join as manager this summer and the Anfield icon became odds-on favourite when Gers chairman Dave King was spotted at Liverpool's Champions League clash with Roma last Tuesday. "I suppose as a football club Rangers can't be trying to get someone like Stevie, who is young, hungry and ambitious, to go there and compete and sell him a dummy". (more...)
Cricket Australia opens review into organisation's culture after cheating scandal Cricket Australia opens review into organisation's culture after cheating scandal
- May 01, 2018

The review was announced in the wake of the controversial happenings during the South Africa tour, with Steve Smith , David Warner and Cameron Bancroft banned for their roles in the plot to tamper with the ball during the third Test. The panel will also comprise new captain Tim Paine, Pat Cummins, Rachael Haynes, Shane Watson (Australian Cricketers' Association nominee), George Bailey and the yet-to-be appointed new team head coach. (more...)
Sebastian Vettel quicker than Lewis Hamilton in final practice
- May 01, 2018

Hamilton had been shuffled down from victory contention to a distant third place by Lap 40, but a safety auto period triggered when Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen crashed into each other at Turn 1 turned the race on its head. (more...)
Ice pipes, ecstasy tablets seized in raid of Mark Thompson's house Ice pipes, ecstasy tablets seized in raid of Mark Thompson's house
- May 01, 2018

Essendon great Tim Watson hopes Mark Thompson will show his face at the 1993 premiership team reunion after a police raid found ecstasy tablets and ice pipes in his bedroom in January. Thompson coached Geelong to two premierships, in 2007 and 2009. Thompson's decorated AFL career includes winning three premierships playing for Essendon, where he played 202 games. (more...)
Celtics 117, 76ers 101: Boston takes Game 1 Celtics 117, 76ers 101: Boston takes Game 1
- May 01, 2018

He had 10 points and six assists in the first quarter and was seven for nine from 3-point range overall, overshadowing the lottery picks accumulated by Philadelphia. Horford had four of the five baskets and assisted on the other. I'm sure we'll mix it up throughout the series. All year we matched up big on [Simmons]. (more...)
Please appoint administrator for MCA: CoA appeals to SC Please appoint administrator for MCA: CoA appeals to SC
- May 01, 2018

The CoA, however, has concluded that it's a "willful violation" of the Supreme Court judgment and the Lodha Committee recommendations and said the proposed election would be treated as "null and void". Recently the CoA had cleared a large sum of money to MCA after it had given an undertaking that it would adopt the Lodha Reforms. Separately, a contempt petition has also been filed by the Cricket Association of Bihar against CEO Rahul Johri and acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary as the CAB ... (more...)
Baker Mayfield Appears on Jimmy Kimmel After Getting Drafted at No. 1
- May 01, 2018

Naturally, Twitter users didn't pass up the opportunity to remind ESPN's Aaron Goldhammer of his on-air claim. Still, the Patriots passed on quarterbacks on the first two days even though they had two chances to take Louisville Heisman Trophy victor Lamar Jackson. (more...)
Winnipeg Jets' Mark Scheifele top NHL playoff goal scorer, to little surprise Winnipeg Jets' Mark Scheifele top NHL playoff goal scorer, to little surprise
- May 01, 2018

The Jets have gone 35-9 here at home for the year and they have averaged 3.82 gpg and have allowed 2.36 gpg in those games. Mark Scheifele kept the puck in at the blue line and found Dustin Byfuglien skating down the wing and he buried under the pad of Pekka Rinne . (more...)
Trump pushes Korean truce village for Kim summit Trump pushes Korean truce village for Kim summit
- May 01, 2018

Seoul's announcement came a day after it said Kim told Moon during the summit that he would shut down his country's only known nuclear testing site and allow outside experts and journalists to watch the process. But one senior official conceded the symbolism wouldn't be there, and noted there are still logistical considerations to worry about with Singapore. (more...)
Schalke suspends Meyer for rest of season Schalke suspends Meyer for rest of season
- May 01, 2018

However, in an interview that angered Schalke, Meyer denied the claims and says he doesn't want to work under Sporting Director Christian Heidel. "My impression for a long time was that Max felt at home here". Having made the last of his four appearances for Germany in 2016, Meyer recently informed Schalke he will not renew his contract. Meyer is a homegrown Schalke talent who played since 2009 for the "Knappen". (more...)
'Dancing with the Stars' 2018 Premiere: Who Went Home in Double Elimination? 'Dancing with the Stars' 2018 Premiere: Who Went Home in Double Elimination?
- May 01, 2018

It's season 26 of Dancing with the Stars , and this time we're getting a special all-athlete mini-season. Sports fans rejoice as one of the most competitive seasons of " Dancing with the Stars " ever fires up the scoreboard and welcomes 10 determined athletes who will take to the ballroom floor for their first dance. (more...)
NFL Win Total: Over Unders for All Teams NFL Win Total: Over Unders for All Teams
- May 01, 2018

As Purdum notes in his piece, oddsmakers believe New England now has a slimmer margin for error than in past years. The Super Bowl champions Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers are projected to win 10.5 wins, with the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings at 10. (more...)
Mariah Carey returns to Las Vegas for The Butterfly Returns Mariah Carey returns to Las Vegas for The Butterfly Returns
- May 01, 2018

Tickets for the show will go on sale May 4 at 10 a.m. local time, though Honey B. Fly members can participate in a special presale on May 1-3. Carey will perform select nights in July , August and September . Carey new show will spotlight a more intimate performance on The Colosseum's stage, showcasing her world-famous vocals with an all-new show that highlights her extensive catalogue of music. (more...)
Terry Rozier arrives at Celtics-Sixers Game 1 wearing Drew Bledsoe jersey Terry Rozier arrives at Celtics-Sixers Game 1 wearing Drew Bledsoe jersey
- May 01, 2018

They went back and forth, including a chippy exchange in Game 5. And just to rub a little more salt to Bledsoe's wound, the former Louisville star arrived at TD Garden Monday night for Game 1 of the second round against the Philadelphia 76ers wearing the jersey of former New England Patriots quarterback Drew Bledsoe . (more...)
Red Sox cap stellar April with win
- May 01, 2018

They took advantage of Red Sox starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez's erraticism in the first inning, forcing his pitch count up to 35 in the frame and drawing a pair of bases-loaded walks. The problem was: The Royals had given a new lineup to the umpires from the one posted in the press box and on Fenway's scoreboards that had Moustakas at third base and Cheslor Cuthbert as the DH. (more...)
Tom Brady Praises Bill Belichick 'Greatest Coach of All Time' Tom Brady Praises Bill Belichick 'Greatest Coach of All Time'
- May 01, 2018

His feelings after the Super Bowl LII loss to the Eagles? "I feel like I can do it". When asked if he felt appreciated by his team, Brady pleaded the fifth. "Would you like to tell me?" I can do my job and I'm going to do it the best way I can. Gray: "I don't have the access that you do". Everyone is trying, in my belief, to do the best thing. (more...)
Nine displaced in East Oakland apartment fire
- May 01, 2018

Chin said the fire was on the second floor. But the woman wasn't feeling well when Bill Roseman and his wife were picked up for church. "I felt sick, felt sick because we knew her very well". "She was getting ready to move in a week, she was supposed to leave and here this happens - she dies in the fire", Roseman said. "She was trying to get rid of bed bugs and roaches", Deacon Wilbur Depew, of Burholme Baptist Church said. (more...)
Seager Expected To Miss Rest Of Season After Tommy John Surgery Seager Expected To Miss Rest Of Season After Tommy John Surgery
- May 01, 2018

With Taylor now at shortstop, it will open up more playing time in the outfield for Joc Pederson, Alex Verdugo, Enrique Hernandez and perhaps Andrew Toles. Seager hit.267 with 11 walks and two hit by pitches in 115 plate appearances this year, which will mark the second consecutive season his batting average declined. (more...)
Dallas Cowboys: 2018 NFL Draft grades for Day 3 picks Dallas Cowboys: 2018 NFL Draft grades for Day 3 picks
- May 01, 2018

For his career, he racked up 142 tackles and 15.5 sacks. Second-round offensive lineman Connor Williams will contend for a starting job. ANALYSIS: A small reach here for Covington, who figures to be a special teams player for the Cowboys in 2018. (more...)
Jaylen Brown injury: Celtics star ruled OUT of 76ers clash
- May 01, 2018

After seeing off Milwaukee Bucks in the deciding Game 7 of the playoffs, Celtics' victory was marred by Brown's hamstring injury which he picked up in the second quarter. In the series-clinching win over the Bucks last Saturday, he was only able to play for 16 minutes, finishing with just two points, an assist, a rebound, and a steal. (more...)
CC Sabathia, Yankees Shut Down Angels CC Sabathia, Yankees Shut Down Angels
- May 01, 2018

Gary Sanchez hit a two-run homer and CC Sabathia threw seven strong innings to lead the New York Yankees to a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday night at Angel Stadium, completing a three-game sweep. Upton scored on a wild pitch, but Sabathia quelled the rally, maintaining the Yankees' 2-1 lead. Chad Green struck out Zack Cozart to escape a jam in the eighth, and Aroldis Chapman got his sixth save by striking out Rene Rivera and Ian Kinsler to end it after issuing a ... (more...)
Missouri US Sen. Blunt won't call for Greitens' resignation Missouri US Sen. Blunt won't call for Greitens' resignation
- May 01, 2018

Greitens' legal team called the latest release " more false information that has not been subject to cross-examination". A Missouri House of Representatives report detailed allegations of sexual harassment against Greitens. "Greitens and his team claimed that the video of the interview "undermined the narrative" and "directly contradicted allegations in the House report.' We took these claims seriously and immediately sought the video interview in question", said Committee Chair Jay ... (more...)
Carolina Hurricanes fire Ron Francis Carolina Hurricanes fire Ron Francis
- May 01, 2018

His Hall of Fame success as a player didn't follow Francis to the front office. The Carolina Hurricanes have cut ties with former general manager Ron Francis , according to a Monday press release from the team. He signed Goaltender Scott Darling to a four-year, $16 Million dollar contract which included a modified no-trade clause. Bill Peters resigned as Hurricanes coach April 20. (more...)
Mourinho unsure over Lukaku fitness for FA Cup final Mourinho unsure over Lukaku fitness for FA Cup final
- May 01, 2018

I think they did a good game. "I don't think it's something, or I hope it's not, that in this moment keeps him immediately out of a game that is in three weeks' time". Paul Pogba pulled his teammates forward, creating chaos City have had troubles with in other games as well, most notably against Liverpool on three occasions this season. (more...)
Liverpool, Alexander-Arnold: Liverpool, Alexander-Arnold: "Intimidating atmosphere in Rome"
- May 01, 2018

Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold says he will not be intimidated by the hostile atmosphere at AS Roma's Stadio Olimpico as he prepares for one of the biggest matches of his career. We know they are going to have to come and score goals", the 19-year-old told United Kingdom newspapers. "We have to be prepared mentally and physically". (more...)
Russian Whistleblower Sues Oligarch Russian Whistleblower Sues Oligarch
- May 01, 2018

Prokhorov, the controlling owner of the NBA's Brooklyn Nets. "With today's filings, the hunted becomes the hunter ..." "This was probably the stupidest thing someone could have done bringing this to the United States where we have a court that cares about the truth, unlike CAS and [the] IOC", Walden said. (more...)
Mourinho: Lukaku could miss FA Cup final Mourinho: Lukaku could miss FA Cup final
- May 01, 2018

Yes, it may not be the prettiest and fanciest of football at all times but somehow the Portuguese boss knows how to get the results and come away with the most important games unscathed. Marouane Fellaini struck in the 91st minute at Old Trafford, after former United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan had cancelled out Paul Pogba's opener. (more...)
Sixers' Ersan Ilyasova: Gym in Miami was 'Half-Empty' Sixers' Ersan Ilyasova: Gym in Miami was 'Half-Empty'
- May 01, 2018

The Sixers didn't lose on the road against the Heat and Miami is known for having a relatively relaxed atmosphere surrounding their sports teams. "When we were in Miami ... But when you go to Boston, you will feel it, you know. He said those games "were as intense as any playoff games I've played in my career". Redick played against Boston with the Orlando Magic. (more...)
Warriors Give Update On Steph Curry's Status For Game 2 Warriors Give Update On Steph Curry's Status For Game 2
- April 30, 2018

When he was healthy, he was phenomenal this season. "This is not Steph Curry missing the series or even most of the series, this is Steph Curry missing one game", Kellerman said on ESPN's show First Take. There is nothing special about it. "Just try to use my energy as a spark". Curry returned to practice last week. He participated in his first scrimmage Friday. (more...)

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