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Dumoulin has no issues with Froome at Giro Dumoulin has no issues with Froome at Giro
- May 04, 2018

Having a four-time Tour de France victor and recently-crowned Vuelta a Espana champion as part of their prospective line-up would certainly have helped Sky's negotiations. "The Giro d'Italia is the largest sports event ever to be held in Israel", Sports Minister Miri Regev said, "this is a huge production and an unprecedented logistical operation". (more...)
LeBron's Liverpool Investment Now Worth $32 Million LeBron's Liverpool Investment Now Worth $32 Million
- May 04, 2018

The heart of the matter. . The 32-year-old Cleveland Cavaliers star made a decision to plough £4.8 million into the Anfield club back in 2011, after the arrival of the Reds' current American owners Fenway Sports Group, giving him a two percent stake. (more...)
Two southeast hockey players taken in WHL bantam draft Two southeast hockey players taken in WHL bantam draft
- May 04, 2018

Some draft projections had Stankoven going in the top three, so for him to still be available for the Blazers at five was fortuitous, especially with long-time centre Nick Chyzowski leaving the team this year. Abbotsford's Liam Vanderkooi was also selected on Thursday, as he was chosen by the Medicine Hat Tigers in the third round (55th overall). Coldstream's Zachary Funk will be heading to the WHL after being drafted by the Calgary Hitmen. (more...)
Big guns give Wells Fargo a pre-major feel Big guns give Wells Fargo a pre-major feel
- May 04, 2018

Quail Hollow now joins the list of golf courses that have hosted PGA Tour events and major championships, though not in the same year. "I've done OK (at Quail Hollow) and and I finished (tied for) 13th in the PGA". "If I just make a few putts, I should be 2- or 3-under par , which is fine". The newly-crowned Masters champion is not likely to do a Danny Willett and fade into obscurity on the back of a breakthrough Major success. (more...)
Senior SEC Starting Defender Announces He's Transferring Senior SEC Starting Defender Announces He's Transferring
- May 04, 2018

Ware announced his intentions on social media late Thursday. "I want to think Coach Stoops and all the other coaches for everything they've done for me". Ware returned a fumble 20 yards for a touchdown in that game. He tallied 47 total tackles past year, including nine tackles for loss. Sophomore Josh Paschal could be a replacement. (more...)
Turner, Zimmerman homer as Nationals sweep Pirates Turner, Zimmerman homer as Nationals sweep Pirates
- May 04, 2018

He was replaced by lefty victor Sammy Solis (1-1), who retired Gregory Polanco on a flyout to the sun field in right as Harper made the catch to end the frame. He has not earned a victory since August 25 when he was with Baltimore, a span of nine starts. Also for Washington , third baseman Anthony Rendon is scheduled to be the DH for Class-A Advanced Potomac on Thursday night in his first rehab game. (more...)
Braves' Teheran has no-hit bid through 6 innings vs Mets Braves' Teheran has no-hit bid through 6 innings vs Mets
- May 04, 2018

The Mets have lost 11 of 17 since an 11-1 start. Sean Newcomb pitched a handsome 7-inning start for Atlanta. Teheran threw 49 of 71 pitches for strikes on a summer-like afternoon with a game-time temperature of 90 at Citi Field . Through two starts his ERA is 16.20 and WHIP is 3.00 in only 8.1 innings. Vargas managed to settle down until Ronald Acuna Jr. led off the fifth with a homer into the second deck in left to make it 4-0. (more...)
Jays 3B (shoulder) to rejoin team, activated from DL Jays 3B (shoulder) to rejoin team, activated from DL
- May 04, 2018

It was the third straight start that the left-hander had allowed four runs or more in under six innings. The gritty Donaldson banged out three hits, including two doubles and a two-run homer in the sixth inning that tied the game at 7-7. Solarte also was thrown out at second trying to turn a long single into a double in the 10th inning and faceplanted into the dirt near third base in the third, resulting in some serious mouth disfiguration. (more...)
Kentucky Derby: Can Justify beat the Curses? Kentucky Derby: Can Justify beat the Curses?
- May 04, 2018

The 144th running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 5. That information was learned via the post position draw, which was held on Tuesday morning and broadcast/live streamed on Facebook and on Twitter. Then Barbaro came along. "They're either going to handle it or they're not". Mott said there's good reason for that. "I just don't give up", the white-haired trainer said. (more...)
Knicks Hire David Fizdale As New Head Coach Knicks Hire David Fizdale As New Head Coach
- May 04, 2018

The Athletic's Michael Scotto reports the offer was a four-year deal, the same reported length for his contract with the Knicks. NY picked Fizdale over a number of other candidates, including former Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson and former Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt. (more...)
European Union launches battle for bigger post-Brexit budget European Union launches battle for bigger post-Brexit budget
- May 04, 2018

Hungary and Poland could also object to the newly proposed mechanism that would reduce access to European Union funds for what the commission calls "rule-of-law deficiencies". We are going to tackle these problems by saving and by asking the member states to contribute a little bit more. France is by far the largest beneficiary of the in the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP). (more...)
Coyotes acquire Kruger from Hurricanes Coyotes acquire Kruger from Hurricanes
- May 04, 2018

And because the Hurricanes wanted to get most of the cap hit off their hands, they sweetened the pot by taking a fourth-round pick for a third-round pick. Kruger, 27, was assigned to the AHL's Charlotte Checkers on February 9 after clearing waivers. The 27-year-old Kruger appeared in 48 games with the Hurricanes this past season, scoring one goal and five assists over 48 games. (more...)
NBA Reportedly Warns Drake Over Verbal Altercation With Kendrick Perkins NBA Reportedly Warns Drake Over Verbal Altercation With Kendrick Perkins
- May 04, 2018

The NBA has reportedly put Drake on notice. The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference second round series on Tuesday night. "At the end of the day, it isn't about Perk versus Drake; that doesn't even sound right". The Raptors, who have named Drake a global ambassador for the team, also discussed the matter with Drake , according to the official who requested anonymity because of the nature of the matter. (more...)
MANCHESTER UNITED risk to MANCHESTER UNITED risk to "fail" with Fellani
- May 04, 2018

Despite contributing 11 goals and 10 assists in 43 competitive matches this season, Martial is eager to move on to a club that has more faith in his talents. Brighton are now 14th in the Premier League table - five points clear of the bottom three. Now manager of Manchester United, Mourinho still has affection for Essien as he stated that he was one of the players that took him to his real home in Accra, Ghana and made him fall in love with the country. (more...)
Klopp: Liverpool's Klopp: Liverpool's "Fire" Will Match Real Madrid's Experience
- May 04, 2018

Real, meanwhile, have looked vulnerable at times but Zinedine Zidane's side just know what it takes to win in Europe. Steven Gerrard has claimed that Liverpool are "on the verge of something really, really good" following the Reds' Champions League semi-final victory over Roma. (more...)
Jose Mourinho Opens Exit Door For Manchester United Pair Jose Mourinho Opens Exit Door For Manchester United Pair
- May 04, 2018

And Darmian has been heavily linked with a return to Italy, with Juventus favourites to acquire his signature. "I think when a player wants to go, if that's the case and the right offers arrive in the club, we study that, because we always try to have the players happy". (more...)
'Emotional' Mourinho explains Bailly absence 'Emotional' Mourinho explains Bailly absence
- May 04, 2018

Bailly has been the most consistent centre back during Mourinho's reign, but the United manager has only started the Ivory Coast global in two Premier League games since he returned from an ankle injury in February. Jose Mourinho has bizarrely claimed he has exiled Eric Bailly in recent weeks because the Manchester United centre half is not going to the World Cup . (more...)
LeBron James' Liverpool Stake Reportedly Now Worth $32 Million
- May 04, 2018

The Liverpool owners at the time, Tom Hicks and George Gillett, were looking to get £700m ($954m) for the highly levered club. Liverpool also earned a $100 million award for advancing to the final. A $1 million investment James and his team put into fast-casual pizza chain Blaze Pizza has turned into at least $25 million on paper and more likely closer to $45 million, according to sources with knowledge of his deal". (more...)
Paul Lambert: Stoke survival would rival Champions League win Paul Lambert: Stoke survival would rival Champions League win
- May 04, 2018

We will try and play as well as we have been and try to get the victory", he added. There is plenty of belief in the squad we can get out of trouble. Benteke has struggled for form in the current campaign and his goal against Leicester City last weekend was just his third in the league in 29 appearances. (more...)
Integra lifesciences (NASDAQ:IART) Announces Earnings Results
- May 04, 2018

Share performance for the month is now at 13.01%. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System owns 29,462 shares for 0% of their portfolio. It offers neurosurgery and critical care products, including tissue ablation equipment, dural fix products, cerebral spinal fluid management devices, intracranial monitoring equipment, and cranial stabilization equipment. (more...)
Avengers 4 'doesn't do what you think,' film's writers say Avengers 4 'doesn't do what you think,' film's writers say
- May 04, 2018

The intention of these movies is to be a climax or a culmination of everything that's happened in the MCU up to this point, so we knew that a story of that scope and scale was a big swing. The American superhero flick is based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers and is produced by Marvel Studios . The sprawling - and at time's confusingly long epic takes place on multiple continents and multiple planets as Thanos and his terrifying accomplices stop at nothing to find ... (more...)
Ichiro Suzuki joining Mariners' front office Ichiro Suzuki joining Mariners' front office
- May 04, 2018

With this Ichiro Suzuki retirement news , there are also Seattle Mariners rumors about what comes next. Ichiro has spent parts of 13 seasons with the Mariners . The only other player to win the MVP and Rookie of the Year in the same season was Boston's Fred Lynn (1975). Over 18 Major League seasons, beginning with his move to Seattle in at age 27 in 2001, Ichiro compiled a remarkable 3,089 hits. (more...)
After Posting Emotional Message, Bayern Teammates Reach Out To Sven Ulreich After Posting Emotional Message, Bayern Teammates Reach Out To Sven Ulreich
- May 04, 2018

Heynckes says he has simply enjoyed working with the Bayern stars. Cristiano Ronaldo has made more Champions League appearances than any outfield player after helping Real Madrid to reach the final on Tuesday night . "There's always some controversy". "Head up! We win together, we lose together", said defender Jerome Boateng, who missed the game due to injury. (more...)
Matt Ryan breaks the bank with a historic contract extension from Falcons Matt Ryan breaks the bank with a historic contract extension from Falcons
- May 04, 2018

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan will be the first National Football League quarterback to earn $30 million per year under terms of a five-year contract extention unveiled Thursday. Since being drafted in 2008, he has helped lead the Falcons to 95 wins. Earlier this morning, reports would break about a potential Aaron Rodgers extension in Green Bay. (more...)
Lions trade DT Akeem Spence to Dolphins for 2019 draft pick Lions trade DT Akeem Spence to Dolphins for 2019 draft pick
- May 03, 2018

He was expected to be the primary backup at defensive tackle, but wound up starting 11 games after the loss of Haloti Ngata in the heart of the defense. Only A'Shawn Robinson returns from that mix, along with reserves Jeremiah Ledbetter and Christian Ringo. Suh, who played over 80 percent of the defensive snaps the past three seasons, left a void in the rotation the Dolphins could not fill earlier in free agency or in the recently completed National Football League draft. (more...)
Fellaini close to Man Utd deal as agent arrives at Old Trafford Fellaini close to Man Utd deal as agent arrives at Old Trafford
- May 03, 2018

Lukaku missed the club's player of the year awards on Tuesday night while he receives treatment at the Move to Cure clinic in Antwerp . What also makes him an attractive prospect is the fact that Sandro is likely to miss the flight to Russian Federation with Brazil unless Filipe Luis or Marcelo miss out due to injury, which would allow the Juventus man to take part in Manchester United's pre-season tour to U.S. (more...)
JUST IN: Athletics SA to challenge 'skewed' IAAF regulations JUST IN: Athletics SA to challenge 'skewed' IAAF regulations
- May 03, 2018

Earlier this week, Professor Steve Cornelius of the law faculty at the University of Pretoria had also spoken out against the new regulations, resigning as a member of the IAAF disciplinary tribunal on legal and moral grounds. The body said it has found the new regulations to be skewed after a week's consultation with the country's sports ministry and Olympic committee. (more...)
Capitals comeback to stun Penguins, take 2-1 series lead
- May 03, 2018

For the first time in a while, they aren't afraid of the Penguins . The NHL Situation Room initiated a video review. "Boy, sometimes the puck takes a different bounce and the score can be completely different". Those guys weren't clean hockey players by any stretch, so the Penguins haven't always been innocent. The other angle looked like it didn't. "If we play like that, we're going to get scored on". (more...)
AJ Francis, former Redskins lineman, calls logo racist AJ Francis, former Redskins lineman, calls logo racist
- May 03, 2018

That much is clear after the former Redskins player posted this on his Instagram after inking his new deal with NY... He's clearly a man with something to prove after the Redskins showed him the door to make room for rookies Da'ron Payne and Tim Settle. (more...)
Filip Forsberg: Two points, nine shots not enough in Game 3 Filip Forsberg: Two points, nine shots not enough in Game 3
- May 03, 2018

The rest of the team had his back. We also know that the spark turned into an explosion - that Winnipeg turned a 3-0 deficit on its head and powered the Jets to an exhilarating 7-4 comeback win. The Jets have protected home ice all playoffs, outscoring opponents 19-7 in four games. Jarnkrok missed the latter portion of the regular season and part of the first round with an injury, but has played five games and notched an assist. (more...)

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