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NBC Sports Philadelphia gets highest ratings for Sixers game in 15 years
- April 17, 2018

After the coaching staffs make the necessary adjustments, both of Monday's games should be a lot closer than the first time around. However, crucial misses eventually led to Wade burying multiple buckets to seal the game late on. If you're good, they will watch. Embiid has been on the sidelines since March 28 after suffering a concussion and a fractured orbital bone following a collision with teammate Markelle Fultz during their win over the New York Knicks . (more...)
Misdemeanor ammunition charge dropped against 49ers' Reuben Foster Misdemeanor ammunition charge dropped against 49ers' Reuben Foster
- April 17, 2018

Foster, 24, was charged Thursday with domestic violence with an allegation that he inflicted great bodily injury, forcefully attempted to prevent a victim from reporting a crime and possessed an assault weapon. As a result, it was up to the 49ers as to whether he would participate in any offseason workouts. "As previously stated, [Foster's] future with the team will be determined by the information revealed during the legal process", the Niners' statement said Sunday. (more...)
Pacquiao on firing Freddie Roach: I have not made a final decision Pacquiao on firing Freddie Roach: I have not made a final decision
- April 17, 2018

With Roach, Pacquiao won seven of his record eight world titles in as many divisions, claimed three fighter of the year awards from the Boxing Writers Association of America and also won the organization's fighter of the decade award for the 2000s. (more...)
Arsene Wenger left 'baffled' by Arsenal defeat at Newcastle Arsene Wenger left 'baffled' by Arsenal defeat at Newcastle
- April 17, 2018

Newcastle United came from a goal down to beat Arsenal 2-1 on Sunday and extend the Gunners' wretched run away from home in the Premier League . "We concede two goals from nowhere". Only two points short of reaching the magical total of 40 for the season, Newcastle responded in the flawless manner and found the equaliser in the 29th-minute when Perez's side-footed DeAndre Yedlin's cross in at Petr Cech's near-post. (more...)
Mourinho Speaks On West Brom Loss Mourinho Speaks On West Brom Loss
- April 17, 2018

Jose Mourinho described his Manchester United players as "masters in complication" after their 1-0 home defeat to West Brom handed the Premier League title to Manchester City . "I know how to win, I believe in myself but I don't play", he added. Mourinho acknowledged that "City were the best team" in the Premier League, telling the BBC: "Sooner or later they would get the points, so no dramas when the best team wins the league". (more...)
Chinese market opened up to Irish beef Chinese market opened up to Irish beef
- April 17, 2018

Now that threat has receded, Chinese consumers are keen to buy more beef and with the high cost of breeding cattle in China leading to insufficient domestic supply, the government has reconsidered its bans. How significant? I don't think it's wise to put a figure on that. However, his predecessor Simon Coveney had estimated the market could be worth around €100m a year after the lifting of the BSE ban by Chinese authorities in 2015. (more...)
West Ham look to boost survival hopes with Stoke win West Ham look to boost survival hopes with Stoke win
- April 17, 2018

Andy Carroll scores a 90th-minute equalizer soon after coming off the bench to earn West Ham a 1-1 draw against Stoke , which is denied a vital win in its bid to escape relegation from the English Premier League . "That decade might be about to come to an end with Stoke six points off safety with only five games to play". West Ham had the ball in the back of the net after 65 minutes but Edimilson Fernandes' low strike was ruled out due to Arnautovic being flagged offside, which ... (more...)
Players summoned from changing room for halftime penalty Players summoned from changing room for halftime penalty
- April 17, 2018

But a VAR intervention saw Winkmann call the players back from the dressing rooms after a handball by Freiburg defender Marc-Oliver Kempf was spotted on video replays. The game itself may have been otherwise unremarkable, but that didn't stop the fans from creating a spectacle of their own as they continued to display their displeasure with Monday night games. (more...)
Man City emerge EPL champions as United lose to West Brom Man City emerge EPL champions as United lose to West Brom
- April 17, 2018

However, he looked out-of-sorts against the Premier League leaders, even when Pogba and Sanchez inspired a rousing United fightback, clinching a 3-2 win having been 2-0 down. Winning titles in every league is important, with Barcelona was special. "Everything must be consistent until the last day". "We are just trying to improve a little bit more , to give sequence to it". (more...)
KKR posts 200-9 against DD in IPL KKR posts 200-9 against DD in IPL
- April 17, 2018

This is published unedited from the PTI feed . His second scoring shot was a six after three dot balls to Rahul Tewatia , getting under the ball. Boult saved a certain four but then Glenn Maxwell could only watch as Rana hoiked one. Man-of-the-Match Nitish played a totally contrasting innings and picked his gaps nicely during his 59 off 35 balls. Narine had Morris bowled for his 100th IPL wicket . (more...)
Falling ice damages Rogers Centre roof, Royals-Blue Jays PPD Falling ice damages Rogers Centre roof, Royals-Blue Jays PPD
- April 17, 2018

ET. Yet the universe is a fickle being, and sometimes unexpected events happen. Rogers Centre, the home of the Toronto Blue Jays , is seen here with the neighboring CN Tower. A weekend ice storm resulted in power outages, canceled flights and auto crashes. Monday's games between the Orioles-Red Sox and Cardinals-Cubs were also postponed, bringing MLB's season total to 24 so far. (more...)
Pacers steal mojo and Game 1 from the Cavaliers: 3 takeaways Pacers steal mojo and Game 1 from the Cavaliers: 3 takeaways
- April 17, 2018

Victor Oladipo led IN with 32 points, six rebounds, four assists and four steals IN the win. Cleveland All-Star Small Forward LeBron James earned a triple-double with 24 points, 12 assists, and 10 rebounds. The Pacers set the tone early on in the game, ending the first quarter with a 33-14 lead. Oladipo finished with 32 points to his name, while Myles Turner chipped in with 16 points and eight rebounds. (more...)
Trump Informs Congress of Reasons for Strike in Syria Trump Informs Congress of Reasons for Strike in Syria
- April 17, 2018

There is little doubt Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, an Iranian ally, will survive this war. "The coalition strike in Syria is a measured response to Assad's barbaric use of chemical weapons". The U.S. -led operation won broad Western support. US officials said Saturday that they believed the strikes would prevent future chemical attacks by the Syrian regime, but warned that the USA was prepared to "sustain" its operation if Assad continues his aggressions. (more...)
National Weather Service confirms Rankin County tornado National Weather Service confirms Rankin County tornado
- April 17, 2018

The EF1 storm struck around 8:05 p.m. One person died in Sunday's storm, and thousands were left without power because of fallen trees and downed power lines and utility poles. Areas south of Highway 20 may have a little bit of rain mixing in as well, but it will be mostly snow across northern Iowa. Paul International Airport said flight operations had resumed as of Sunday morning after a spate of flight cancellations on Saturday. (more...)
The Ravens Are Reportedly Interested in Signing Dez Bryant The Ravens Are Reportedly Interested in Signing Dez Bryant
- April 17, 2018

The Oakland Raiders is another team he'd be interesting in trying. The Baltimore Ravens are interested in free agent wide receiver Dez Bryant , Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports. They will be in the mix for a playoff spot, and there will be an opportunity to produce well on an one-year, "prove-it"-type deal". Burleson went on to say that if he were to land somewhere in the NFC East , he'd prefer to see him on the New York Giants with Odell Beckham, where Bryant would be the No. (more...)
Karen Khachanov edges wildcard Thanasi Kokkinakis in thrilling encounter — ATP Monte Carlo Karen Khachanov edges wildcard Thanasi Kokkinakis in thrilling encounter — ATP Monte Carlo
- April 17, 2018

Ahead of the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters, a cadre of ATP stars and British celebrities squared off in a charity exhibition chock-full of laughs and hijinks. "For me mentally the second one was even harder than what happened in Australia, even if Australia was a Grand Slam and was an opportunity lost". The 21-year-old American got irate with a call when Ramos-Vinolas was serving at 3-2, 40-0 in the second set. (more...)
Nashville takes 2-0 series lead after 5-4 win over Avalanche Nashville takes 2-0 series lead after 5-4 win over Avalanche
- April 17, 2018

BC-HKN-Avalanche-Predators, 1st Ld-Writethru, 800 Predators take 2-0 lead after holding off Avalanche 5-4AP Photo TNMH119, TNMH114, TNMH118, TNMH117, TNMH120, TNMH121, TNMH112, TNMH110, TNMH109, TNMH106Eds: Predators 5, Avalanche 4. He carried that play over into the postseason and Nashville is loving it. Pastrnak shattered his previous career high of four points, scoring his third goal with 1:36 left to bring two trash cans full of caps and winter hats fluttering down to the ice. (more...)
West Brom beat United, hand City EPL title West Brom beat United, hand City EPL title
- April 16, 2018

A week after City surrendered a 2-0 lead to lose 3-2 to United and squander the chance to wrap up the title in flawless style against their arch-rivals, it was relegation-bound West Brom who served it up on a plate. City are 16 points clear of second-placed United, who can only take a maximum of 15 points from their remaining five games. Last week we were 2-0 down against City and we changed the game to win 3-2. (more...)
Geingob praises, honours Madikizela-Mandela Geingob praises, honours Madikizela-Mandela
- April 16, 2018

The state-owned New Era reported in early April that Swapo Party Women's Council secretary Eunice Ipinge had said "plans are underway to name a street in honour of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela as per President Hage Geingob's directive in 2015". (more...)
Makeup seized in $700000 raid contained feces Makeup seized in $700000 raid contained feces
- April 16, 2018

A Los Angeles Police Department task force seized $700,000 worth of counterfeit cosmetics after raiding 21 locations in downtown's Fashion District, an LAPD spokesman said. You've heard the statistics about consumers being deceived, and you've read the horror stories about the frightening reactions they can cause, but counterfeit cosmetics continue to be a pervasive problem in the industry despite the efforts of brands and law enforcement agencies. (more...)
Former Steelers linebacker James Harrison retires from NFL Former Steelers linebacker James Harrison retires from NFL
- April 16, 2018

He acknowledged on his Twitter post that he has "missed too much for way too long" and had photos of his kids posted on his Instagram account with the hashtag "HarrisonFamilyValues". And what did Harrison do with his newly found free time? In 2009, Harrison returned an interception 100 yards for a touchdown on the final play of the first half to give the Steelers a 17-7 lead on the way to a 27-23 triumph over Arizona. (more...)
Former Eagles CB Worley charged with multiple offenses Former Eagles CB Worley charged with multiple offenses
- April 16, 2018

The Super Bowl champions traded wide receiver Torrey Smith to the Carolina Panthers for Worley in March. Former star West Virginia cornerback Daryl Worley, who was released by the Philadelphia Eagles after being arrested early Sunday morning, faces DUI, weapons and disorderly conduct charges, according to a report by the Philadelphia Inquirer's Les Bowen . (more...)
Some Massive Records Are Within Manchester City's Reach After Clinching Title
- April 16, 2018

The England worldwide scored one against Spurs and won a penalty in a man-of-the-match display, but missed two glaring chances and his prowess in front of goal has always been his weakness. Manchester United's defeat to West Brom on Sunday meant that Manchester City have been crowned the 2017/18 Premier League champions. Can anyone stop City next season? Five wins from five would give them 103 points - eclipsing Chelsea's record of 95 back in the 2004/05 season. (more...)
Manchester United 0 v West Brom 1 - story of the match
- April 16, 2018

On an individual level, the likes of Pogba, Sanchez and Lukaku failed to produce the spark and unlock West Brom's stellar defence. The Spain worldwide told MUTV in the wake of a disappointing home reversal against West Brom which gifted the Premier League crown to City: "Second position was not done before the game". (more...)
CJ Anderson released by Broncos, should Dolphins sign RB? CJ Anderson released by Broncos, should Dolphins sign RB?
- April 16, 2018

In 2016, the Broncos matched an $18 million, four-year offer from the Miami Dolphins to keep Anderson , who was a restricted free agent and was tendered at the low level. He should be able to find a new home relatively soon. He took the spotlight during his second season as he rushed for 767 yards and eight touchdowns in the final eight games of the season. (more...)

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