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Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmerman takes line drive to jaw Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmerman takes line drive to jaw
- April 12, 2018

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann was hit in the face by a comebacker off the bat of Cleveland's Jason Kipnis in the first inning on Wednesday and was removed from the game. The ball was hit with such velocity, it ricocheted all the way to first base, where Miguel Cabrera actually caught the ball for an out. Zimmermann, 31, had his jaw broken by a line drive in 2007, while pitching batting practice in college for Wisconsin-Stevens Point. (more...)
Knicks reportedly fire coach Jeff Hornacek: New candidates include Fizdale, Blatt, Jackson Knicks reportedly fire coach Jeff Hornacek: New candidates include Fizdale, Blatt, Jackson
- April 12, 2018

Jeff Hornacek is out as coach of the Knicks as the playoff drought at Madison Square Garden continues. Wojnarowski also reported that former Memphis Grizzlies coach David Fizdale, former Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt, former Golden State coach Mark Jackson and Jerry Stackhouse , coach of the G League Raptors 905, will all be considered for the vacancy. (more...)
Embiid says he's unlikely to play in Game 1 for 76ers Embiid says he's unlikely to play in Game 1 for 76ers
- April 12, 2018

Ben Simmons , who is averaging almost a triple-double since the beginning of March, had 14 points, 10 rebounds and six assists Tuesday, and said he knows the importance of the big matchup. 3 seed ahead of the Cleveland Cavaliers and will face the Miami Heat in the first round. After getting a sweat in, Embiid joined reporters in the locker room and relayed his progression to date, which he says has been steady and positive but may not be good enough for him to suit up early in ... (more...)
Los Angeles Dodgers Reportedly Awarded 2020 MLB All-Star Game Los Angeles Dodgers Reportedly Awarded 2020 MLB All-Star Game
- April 12, 2018

Commissioner Rob Manfred visited Los Angeles Wednesday afternoon as the team announced they would host the Midsummer Classic for the first time since 1980-a 4-2 win for the National League. There has been speculation for months that the Dodgers were in the running to host the All-Star Game and related events during All-Star Week. Needless to say, it has been a long time coming for the All-Star game to return to the great city of Los Angeles. (more...)
Juventus' Gianluigi Buffon blasts referee after red card vs Real Madrid Juventus' Gianluigi Buffon blasts referee after red card vs Real Madrid
- April 12, 2018

Buffon was replaced by Wojciech Szczesny , who was unable to stop Cristiano Ronaldo's effort, which sent Real through. Juventus centre back, Giorgio Chiellini has slammed referee decisions that favor Real Madrid , after a late penalty saw them crash out of the UCL. (more...)
Can Cristiano Ronaldo win the Champions League for Real Madrid? Can Cristiano Ronaldo win the Champions League for Real Madrid?
- April 12, 2018

Zinedine Zidane's side would have to learn a lesson from how they allowed Juventus to almost pull off such a dramatic comeback, Ronaldo admitted. Real, 3-0 up from the first leg in Turin, found themselves down to two Mario Mandzukic headers in the first-half and conceded a third when Blaise Matuidi netted after the break following a fumble by keeper Keylor Navas . (more...)
Paige Retires From In-Ring Competition in the RAW After WrestleMania Paige Retires From In-Ring Competition in the RAW After WrestleMania
- April 12, 2018

Produced by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's production company, Fighting With My Family is inspired by Channel 4's 2012 documentary on Paige and her family, which The Rock stumbled across while filming Fast & Furious 6 in London. Paige isn't going for good, though. Soon after she would aggravate her neck injury during a house show against Sasha Banks in December, shelving her from in-ring competition. (more...)
Why the Kings are primed to end Golden Knights' dream season Why the Kings are primed to end Golden Knights' dream season
- April 12, 2018

Both have also had their issues this year. There's a lot of hockey left to be played, and even more Game 1 action tomorrow. Much like in their home opener, it felt like the Golden Knights were destined to ride the energy to at least one early goal. (more...)
David Price exits Red Sox game after one inning David Price exits Red Sox game after one inning
- April 12, 2018

The Red Sox have yet to announce any sort of injury for Price at this point, but the reason for his removal should become known sometime following the conclusion of Wednesday's contest. He threw six innings, allowing three runs on four hits with two walks and four strikeouts as the Yankees picked up an 8-3 victory. Masahiro Tanaka allowed six runs on seven hits in five innings. (more...)
Minnesota Timberwolves End 14-Year Drought, Clinch NBA Playoffs Spot Minnesota Timberwolves End 14-Year Drought, Clinch NBA Playoffs Spot
- April 12, 2018

Fellow All-Star Karl-Anthony Towns was dominant on the interior and dropped 26 points and 14 rebounds in a double-double effort. For the first time since 2004, the Minnesota Timberwolves will be heading to the playoffs thanks to a dramatic, 112-106 overtime home win over the Denver Nuggets in a win-or-go-home game on Wednesday night. (more...)
Russell Westbrook first to average a triple-double in multiple seasons Russell Westbrook first to average a triple-double in multiple seasons
- April 12, 2018

If people could get 20 rebounds a night, they would. He finished with six points, 20 rebounds and 19 assists in a 137-123 win that ultimately gave Westbrook season averages of 25.4 points, 10.1 rebounds and 10.3 assists. That's what it is. The line is massive, but I think the Thunder get it done here in a blowout. "Simple as that", he said. Last season Westbrook broke Oscar Robertson's National Basketball Association record by posting 42 triple-doubles, and became the only player other ... (more...)
Guardiola hit with UEFA charge after Man City Champions League exit Guardiola hit with UEFA charge after Man City Champions League exit
- April 12, 2018

Guardiola was sent off at half-time and obliged to watch from the stands, as his team derailed after a goal from the sublime Mohamed Salah in the 56th minute that changed the mood as completely as Paul Pogba's first had done here three days earlier. (more...)
Add Kansas, NC State to list entangled in FBI's college basketball probe Add Kansas, NC State to list entangled in FBI's college basketball probe
- April 12, 2018

He became a crucial player off the bench this season as the Jayhawks reached the Final Four before losing to eventual champion Villanova. An Adidas executive arranged tens of thousands of dollars in secret payments meant for the families of top high school players to ensure they played for Kansas and North Carolina State, according to court documents unsealed in NY late Tuesday. (more...)
Gareth Bale's performance v Juventus was summed up by one horrendous moment Gareth Bale's performance v Juventus was summed up by one horrendous moment
- April 12, 2018

Zinedine Zidane's side may well be the most talented in Europe, with world-class players in every position, and the difference between their league and Champions League form may simply come down to focus. "I do not understand why they protest against the penalty", Ronaldo told beIN Sports after the match. The two juggernauts of European football will lock horns for the 21st time in the history of the Champions League . (more...)
Red Sox place Xander Bogaerts on 10-day DL with ankle injury Red Sox place Xander Bogaerts on 10-day DL with ankle injury
- April 12, 2018

Tzu-Wei Lin, the scrappy utility player who hit.268 in 25 games for the Sox previous year, was called up from Triple-A Pawtucket to take Bogaerts' spot on the roster. He leads the Red Sox in all three categories. He did that but injured his ankle in the process. Bogaerts has also been contributing to the best defense in baseball, as he's yet to commit an error on 40 total chances. (more...)
Chemical weapons watchdog to send team to Syria's Douma Chemical weapons watchdog to send team to Syria's Douma
- April 12, 2018

The attack comes nearly exactly a year after a chemical atrocity in the northern Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun killed dozens of people . Russia's United Nations ambassador on Monday warned that the use of military force against Syria could have " grave repercussions ". (more...)
Caster Semenya clinches gold medal at Commonwealth Games Caster Semenya clinches gold medal at Commonwealth Games
- April 12, 2018

The two-time Olympic 800-meter champion describes the longer race as a learning experience, and said it makes her more confident. Defending champion Sultana Frizell of Canada was fourth and England's Olympic bronze medallist Sophie Hitchon was last after three fouls to compound a wretched session for England. (more...)
Iniesta hints at departure to make a bad day worse for Barca
- April 12, 2018

Reigning titleholders Real Madrid will play host to Juventus at Wednesday's UEFA Champions League quarterfinal return legs. "We had no response, everything went for them and for us we struggled to build our play", Valverde admitted in his post-match press conference, as quoted by Marca . (more...)
Harry Kane awarded contentious goal in Spurs' Stoke win Harry Kane awarded contentious goal in Spurs' Stoke win
- April 12, 2018

Kane has 24 as things stand and will look to improve on that tally on Saturday when City visit Wembley. "I swear on my daughter's life that I touched the ball", Kane later said. The desperate scrabbling around is a little unedifying, but goals are goals and strikers will be strikers. "I don't care, it's my goal". Roberts took to Twitter and wrote : " Liverpool fans seem very concerned about [the] Harry Kane goal from weekend". (more...)
Sergio Ramos begs Real Madrid to resign Alvaro Morata from Chelsea Sergio Ramos begs Real Madrid to resign Alvaro Morata from Chelsea
- April 12, 2018

Bayern and Sevilla played to a goalless draw in their second leg- quarter-final with the Germans advancing 2-1 on aggregate to join Liverpool and Roma in Friday's semi-final draw. the United goalkeeper is ahead everyone on the list (four saves per goal) except for Marc-Andre ter Stegen (4.31). Juventus president Andrea Agnelli accused referee Michael Oliver of being in "total chaos" after a controversial penalty call saw the Serie A leaders knocked out of the Champions League by holders ... (more...)
National Football League announces 2018 preseason schedule National Football League announces 2018 preseason schedule
- April 12, 2018

WKYC's Jim Donovan and Browns great Doug Dieken will continue their work as the road broadcast team, marking their 20th consecutive season together in the booth. Here's a look at who the Falcons will play come August. Also in that game, then-rookie Bryce Petty threw his first pro touchdown pass and first-year WR Quincy Enunwa , who had limited exposure as a rookie in '14, made his first reception as a pro (for 6 yards). (more...)
Colorado Rockies, San Diego Padres brawl at Coors Field Colorado Rockies, San Diego Padres brawl at Coors Field
- April 12, 2018

Perdomo's retreating glove-throw represents a rare wrinkle in a baseball ballyhoo, and unlike most bench-clearing incidents, this one actually featured a couple of punches thrown - though it's not clear that any landed. Then, in the first inning on Wednesday afternoon, in an at-bat where giving Trevor Story a free pass would seem wise, he was hit high on the front shoulder. (more...)
Atlanta Hawks vs. Philadelphia 76ers - 4/10/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Atlanta Hawks vs. Philadelphia 76ers - 4/10/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- April 12, 2018

The Hawks are 7-2 ATS in the last nine meetings but I'm sticking with the 76ers who have already beaten the Hawks by 10 points twice this season. The scariest part, though, for the rest of the East (and perhaps the league overall) is that they've done much of their best work lately without their best player, Joel Embiid , in uniform. (more...)
Salem Frosh/Soph Show Well At Highland F/S Meet Salem Frosh/Soph Show Well At Highland F/S Meet
- April 11, 2018

At the Section 8A True Team meet, Jake Reish took first in the high jump while James, Renneberg and Matthew Benson ran on the winning 4 x 800 relay unit. In track events for the girls, Ilwaco senior Eliza Bannister and Jewell senior Gabi Morales were recognized for their performances. Double winners included distance runner Keidi Anderson and sprinter Nic Minudri of Logos, Orofino jumper Dustin Howell and Troy distance man Josh Lay. (more...)
After 17 overs Delhi Daredevils completes .. After 17 overs Delhi Daredevils completes ..
- April 11, 2018

Earlier, Rajasthan were 153 for 5 in 17.5 overs when the heavens opened to halt the proceedings and nearly two and a half hours passed before rain relented and play could resume. The venue of the match is at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur . They got lucky with their decision as D Arcy Short was run out for the second consecutive time in the tournament in as many number of appearances. (more...)

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