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Cavs' Love foul upgraded to Flagrant 1 Cavs' Love foul upgraded to Flagrant 1
- May 03, 2018

It happened during a scuffle in the fourth quarter as the Raptors were leading by two points in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Seminfinals. After Raptors big man Serge Ibaka hoisted a 3-point attempt from the corner, Kevin Love got the rebound but had a hard time securing the ball as DeMar DeRozan and Jonas Valanciunas were all over him. (more...)
Justin Thomas Plays Part In Pro-Am Wedding Proposal Justin Thomas Plays Part In Pro-Am Wedding Proposal
- May 03, 2018

Thomas and the fan acted as if they had met before - which, of course, they had - and Thomas slyly pulled a glove and ball out of his pocket just before the deed went down. Powell took a step behind Cota, who looked at the golf ball - which had the words "Will you?" written on it - before turning around to see Powell down on one knee. (more...)
'Captain Marvel' Will Be The Most Powerful Character In Marvel Universe 'Captain Marvel' Will Be The Most Powerful Character In Marvel Universe
- May 03, 2018

As chaos descends, a helicopter crashes down, and Hill begins to disintegrate, we see Fury dive into his vehicle to retrieve a device of some sort, sending out what we can only assume is a distress signal. Marvel, whose real identity is Carol Danvers. Arguably the closest we've got is Fury's line about the universe being much bigger than Tony Stark realises, and that's only looking at it retroactively rather than something intentional at the time. (more...)
Arrest warrant issued for Jets WR Robby Anderson, report says Arrest warrant issued for Jets WR Robby Anderson, report says
- May 03, 2018

Anderson's Miami-based attorney, Ed O'Donnell, told ESPN he "never received notice from any court to appear". Anderson was scheduled to be arraigned on a misdemeanor charge of reckless driving, but neither he nor his attorney showed up for his court date Tuesday at 8:30 a.m., according to court records. (more...)
Redskins cheerleaders claimed they were used as escorts for male sponsors Redskins cheerleaders claimed they were used as escorts for male sponsors
- May 03, 2018

After one 14-hour day, the squad's director told nine of the women they had been picked to work that night as escorts. "Other girls were devastated because we knew exactly what she was doing" (Juliet Macur, NewYorkTimes ). In March, a New Orleans Saints cheerleader filed a lawsuit against the National Football League citing an unfair double standard over the rules for the team's female and male employees after she was sacked for violating a cheerleader-specific social media policy. (more...)
Chelsea Join Tottenham In Race To Sign £44m Manchester United Star Chelsea Join Tottenham In Race To Sign £44m Manchester United Star
- May 03, 2018

He claimed three successive gongs between 2014 and 2016 before fellow countryman Ander Herrera temporarily broke his monopoly in 2017. Many people took to Twitter to express their shock at the decision with a majority feeling that the likes of David de Gea , Ashley Young and Jesse Lingard might have been better picks for the award. (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles add another wide receiver to help quarterback Carson Wentz Philadelphia Eagles add another wide receiver to help quarterback Carson Wentz
- May 03, 2018

The team was also widely expected to add a new wide receiver into the fold during the draft but again deferred during the three-day event. The team announced on Tuesday that Wheaton has signed a one-year deal with the team. That is fairly decent production for a receiver that is signing this late into free agency. Wheaton's combined for just seven receptions over 14 games the past two seasons after injuries stymied his career ascent. (more...)
Coach Marijne 'excited' to reunite with Indian women's hockey team Coach Marijne 'excited' to reunite with Indian women's hockey team
- May 03, 2018

Marijne was originally appointed as the chief coach of national women's team, but he was told to take over the men's team after the sacking of Roelant Oltmans, who joined the Pakistan national team. Some senior players had also criticised the his decision to blood youngsters in the CWG-side in place of experienced campaigners like Sardar Singh, Birendra Lakra, and Ramandeep Singh to name a few. (more...)
Cavs sticking with Love at centre despite struggles vs. Valanciunas Cavs sticking with Love at centre despite struggles vs. Valanciunas
- May 03, 2018

Lue started Tristan Thompson at centre in Game 7 against the Pacers with Love at the 4, and Love thought Lue would stick with that lineup. The problem is Love doesn't really like playing center, particularly against Valanciunas. So when J.R. drives or Bron drives or G-Hill drives, their bigs are coming, so we're going to have open shots on the perimeter. But on at least two occasions, Love passed up open shots. (more...)
Chiefs acquire tight end in trade with old GM John Dorsey Chiefs acquire tight end in trade with old GM John Dorsey
- May 03, 2018

After he was selected in 2015, Telfer sat out his rookie season while recovering from a foot injury. The Chiefs already signed Jace Amaro and Tim Wright this offseason to go with a few undrafted free agents and the incumbents on the depth chart: Demetrius Harris and Orson Charles. (more...)
Rory McIlroy makes big revelation over his final round at the Masters Rory McIlroy makes big revelation over his final round at the Masters
- May 03, 2018

Another fortnight on, and McIlroy looked and sounded more like his usual cheery self as he contemplated his return to the fold at the Wells Fargo Classic in North Carolina on Thursday on a Quail Hollow course where he has won twice in the past. (more...)
Sports Illustrated: Duke biggest victor of 2018 recruiting cycle Sports Illustrated: Duke biggest victor of 2018 recruiting cycle
- May 03, 2018

Duke is recruiting at a higher level than anyone in college basketball right now, so it comes as no surprise that Sports Illustrated named the Blue Devils the winners of the 2018 recruiting cycle. "I talked to the coaches about it and we figured it was the best decision for my basketball game and off the court growth as well, like in the classroom and socially", Baker said. (more...)
Igor Kokoskov Named Next Suns Head Coach Igor Kokoskov Named Next Suns Head Coach
- May 03, 2018

Kokoskov has spent 18 years as an National Basketball Association assistant, including the last three with the Jazz following stints with the Orlando Magic, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons and Los Angeles Clippers. His first job in the United States was as Jazz head coach Quin Snyder's assistant when he was on the Missouri bench in 1999. I'm excited for him. "We'll try to keep him here as long as we can". (more...)
Jones, Sharks blank Golden Knights, even series Jones, Sharks blank Golden Knights, even series
- May 03, 2018

The moves paid off as the Sharks got off to the fast start coach Peter DeBoer was seeking. The Predators were excellent in fits and starts during their first-round series against the Colorado Avalanche, eventually winning in six games, but their erratic play has continued in the second round against the Jets. (more...)
Langer appointed Australia's cricket coach in all formats Langer appointed Australia's cricket coach in all formats
- May 03, 2018

Justin Langer has been handed the reins of the Australian men's cricket team in all three formats, following the sensational exit of former coach Darren Lehmann in March . Langer was addressing his first press conference after being named as Head Coach of Australia for a period of four years when he spoke about the tainted trio. (more...)
Houston Rockets drop game 2 to Utah Jazz; series tied 1-1 Houston Rockets drop game 2 to Utah Jazz; series tied 1-1
- May 03, 2018

Another wonderful dunk came toward the end of the game when Dante Exum slammed this home. Prior to the series, numerous experts predicted a textbook, wholesale sweep for the Rockets , with few predicting the Jazz could take even a single game off the talented Houston side. (more...)
Yanks' Montgomery out 6-8 weeks with elbow strain Yanks' Montgomery out 6-8 weeks with elbow strain
- May 03, 2018

The Yankees placed Montgomery on the 10-day disabled list with the elbow injury on Wednesday, but it sounds like the southpaw will be significantly longer than that. This is not great news. Montgomery left Tuesday's start with the injury after the first inning. As to concerns Montgomery would need Tommy John surgery, Boone said: "There's nothing that would suggest that at this time". (more...)
Sandra Bullock's stalker reportedly died in police standoff in Los Angeles Sandra Bullock's stalker reportedly died in police standoff in Los Angeles
- May 03, 2018

Sandra Bullock wrote in the documents regarding Corbett's arrest that, "At the time of his arrest, he believed that I was his wife and my child was his son". After Corbett's release last June, a release that came earlier than Bullock expected, the Ocean's 8 actress received a restraining order requiring that Corbett stay no less than 200 yards away from her until June of 2022. (more...)
Suns hire Igor Kokoskov as next head coach
- May 03, 2018

But as those coaches fell out of the running for the position, the biggest name that remained was that of a former Suns assistant head coach, and someone who has been credited as being that of an offensive genius and defensive wiz: Igor Kokoskov. (more...)
Bills, Sabres president Brandon resigns after reported misconduct investigation Bills, Sabres president Brandon resigns after reported misconduct investigation
- May 03, 2018

Terry and Kim Pegula issued a statement Tuesday afternoon on Brandon's resignation: "We have a tremendous amount of confidence in the strong leadership teams we have built within each of those entities over the last several years". In January of 2013, Brandon was promoted as Bills president and CEO with full authority of all team operations. The Pegulas retained Brandon and elevated him to the role of managing partner. (more...)
Cowboys TE Jason Witten retiring after 15 seasons Cowboys TE Jason Witten retiring after 15 seasons
- May 03, 2018

Club officials hold out hope that Witten will decide to stay but recognize this is a rare opportunity and a hard decision. Disney or Dallas? Dollars might be the deciding factor for Cowboys tight end Jason Witten . Witten quickly became a leader on the field and in the locker room after being drafted in 2003. Witten's numbers - 1,152 catches, 12,448 receiving yards, 239 games, 11 Pro Bowls - speak for themselves and his impact off the field is just as great. (more...)
Menayothin Matches Mayweather's 50-0 Record Menayothin Matches Mayweather's 50-0 Record
- May 03, 2018

The 32-year-old Thai nicknamed the "dwarf giant" reached the milestone in the fifth round as Leroy Estrada failed to recover from an uppercut. "It was easy from then on". Wanheng's coach, Suparb Boonrod, praised his star pupil while setting their sights on another landmark. "He is very disciplined and is a hard-working man, so winning his 51st consecutive match is possible". (more...)
Kansas City Royals vs. Boston Red Sox Free Preview 05/01/18 Kansas City Royals vs. Boston Red Sox Free Preview 05/01/18
- May 03, 2018

Over 35.0 innings and a 2-1 record this year, Sale has a 2.31 ERA with 45 Ks. The over is 5-2 in the Sox' last seven in game two of a series and Boston is 10-3 in their last 13 home games. Martinez - and keeps hitting the ball hard. Meanwhile the sun keeps shining in the Las Vegas Golden Knights, now up two games to one on the San Jose Sharks after William Karlsson scored on OT to give the Knights a 4-3 win in San Jose last night. (more...)
Asbel Kiprop fails drug test Asbel Kiprop fails drug test
- May 03, 2018

The 28-year-old won the world championship titles in 2011, 2013 and 2015.His silver in 2008 Beijing Olympics was upgraded to gold after Bahrain's Rashid Ramzi failed a drug test. Anti-doping tests conducted on samples of his body fluids, confirmed the 28-year-old has been using energy enhancing drug CERA, which is a modern form of EPO. (more...)
Did You See This Astros Pitcher Legendary Meltdown Last Night? Did You See This Astros Pitcher Legendary Meltdown Last Night?
- May 03, 2018

Maybe that's another reason Giles made a decision to punch himself in the face? Remember this Thursday's series finale starts coverage at 1:30pm with first pitch scheduled for 2:10pm. Last night he came into a 0-0 game in the ninth inning after Justin Verlander struck out 14 Yankees batters in eight shutout innings. Astros manager A.J. (more...)
NFL Minute: NFL Draft ratings spike in 2018 NFL Minute: NFL Draft ratings spike in 2018
- May 03, 2018

The latest 2019 National Football League mock draft comes from The Sporting News, and it's loaded with top talent in the trenches on both sides of the ball. At this time previous year, we were talking about Harold Landry as a top-10 pick, so there's no guarantee he'll be a first-round talent by 2019, but Sweat has all the makings of an elite pass rusher with great size and athleticism. (more...)
European Union says United States tariff extension not enough European Union says United States tariff extension not enough
- May 03, 2018

The statement continues that the European Union , "as a longstanding partner and friend of the USA, we will not negotiate under threat". Mere hours before temporary exemptions for certain US allies were set to expire, the Trump administration Monday postponed new, wide-reaching import tariffs on aluminum and steel used in new cars. (more...)
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Sven Ulreich apologises for mistake against Real Madrid Bayern Munich goalkeeper Sven Ulreich apologises for mistake against Real Madrid
- May 02, 2018

With the scores level at 1-1 just after the break, Ulreich's blunder gifted Karim Benzema his second goal and gave Real the lead. Ulreich somehow missed a back-pass from Corentin Tolisso , leaving Benzema to tap into an empty net. "I don't talk about referees, but it's clear that sometimes they go in your favour and other times against you, but whatever happens, you have to play football ". (more...)
Tennessee Reportedly Fires Chancellor Beverly Davenport Tennessee Reportedly Fires Chancellor Beverly Davenport
- May 02, 2018

DiPietro said he's had several conversations with Davenport during her tenure to lay out expectation and discuss concerns. "Unfortunately, issues arose that have progressed and, while I am disappointed to have to make this change, it is necessary and in the best interests of the University." . (more...)
Marouane Fellaini says Manchester United made mistake not offering new deal sooner Marouane Fellaini says Manchester United made mistake not offering new deal sooner
- May 02, 2018

And a good player costs at least 50 million euros. Manchester United's Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini leaves the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on April 29, 2018. (more...)

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