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Houston Astros vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Free Pick 05/04/18 Houston Astros vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Free Pick 05/04/18
- May 08, 2018

You can't just make yourself disappear. The first three batters put the ball in play - fly out, ground out and fly out - and then nothing, as in they failed to connect with the baseball. Cole set an Astros record in the start, finishing with 61 strikeouts in April. Arizona right-hander Matt Koch (2-0) gave up six hits and one run in 6 1/3 innings, with three strikeouts and no walks. (more...)
Georgia Southern honors late Colts LB Edwin Jackson Georgia Southern honors late Colts LB Edwin Jackson
- May 08, 2018

In fact, during the graduation ceremony at Georgia Southern - where Jackson walked on and eventually made a name for himself - the school awarded him a posthumous degree. He ended up playing an important role in the Colts' linebacking corps for a couple of years. Jackson's parents were there to accept the degree on his behalf. (more...)
Arsenal players angry with Ozil's injury antics Arsenal players angry with Ozil's injury antics
- May 08, 2018

Wenger was given a guard of honour before the game started. "I have been lucky to have the comfort to work for such a long time in a club of that stature". Several squad members were particularly shocked and unimpressed when he did not turn up to training ahead of Sunday's clash with Burnley, especially with no injury noted after Thursday's defeat to Atletico Madrid in the Europa League. (more...)
Panthers sign CJ Anderson to one-year contract Panthers sign CJ Anderson to one-year contract
- May 08, 2018

Fun fact: Anderson and the Broncos faced off against the Panthers in Super Bowl 50. Anderson, 27, signed with the Panthers on Monday afternoon. "Breaking tackles and finding ways to use that to make long runs and bigger plays, also catching the ball out of the backfield, too". (more...)
Adelaide's Day-Night Test Match This Summer Has Been Canned Adelaide's Day-Night Test Match This Summer Has Been Canned
- May 08, 2018

The ICC Playing Conditions state that a home nation can only host a day-night Test match "with the agreement of the Visiting Board". However, the Indian board insisted on the traditional red-ball matches and no deviations. The Day/Night Test has been part of Cricket Australia's home summer calendar lately and it was pushing to have two, instead of one last season, with Sri Lanka likely to feature in Brisbane Test soon after series against India. (more...)
Premier League Trio To Battle For £50 Million Rated Star Premier League Trio To Battle For £50 Million Rated Star
- May 08, 2018

In case you didn't know. . His impressive performances earned him a move to Manchester United in January 2013 for a fee estimated to be £15 million including add-ons. Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola wants to lure Zaha to the Etihad to bolster his already powerful Premier League title-winning attack while Liverpool is preparing to add back-up for the Champions League next summer and bringing in re-enforcements to compete in Europe's elite. (more...)
Dolphins claim Bryce Petty off waivers from the Jets Dolphins claim Bryce Petty off waivers from the Jets
- May 08, 2018

Petty is best known to Dolphins fans as the quarterback sandwich between Ndamukong Suh and Cameron Wake. NY reportedly attempted to trade Petty before releasing him. Tannehill missed a year ago with a torn ACL, but signed Jay Cutler shortly before the season began - Cutler has since retired. Petty was released by the Jets on Thursday after they failed to trade the backup during the draft. (more...)
Make sure children don't embrace death: Mehbooba to Kashmir parents Make sure children don't embrace death: Mehbooba to Kashmir parents
- May 08, 2018

She said Sunday's deaths have brought a stark fact to fore, that gun, either way of a militant or that of security forces, is no solution for resolving issues. Members of her Council of Ministers, Chief Secretary, Director General of Police, Administrative Secretaries and a large number of employees of the Civil Secretariat accorded a warm welcome to the Chief Minister on her arrival. (more...)
Fizdale told Gasol 'I get it, you want Pop, I want LeBron' Fizdale told Gasol 'I get it, you want Pop, I want LeBron'
- May 08, 2018

The Knicks announced the hire in a news release Monday. Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News did some digging behind the reason why things didn't workout for Fizdale in Memphis. The Post reported the Knicks have a plan to open up the cap space if James shows Fizdale any interest. The Knicks agreed to terms with the former Memphis Grizzlies coach last week. (more...)
Giants starter to miss six weeks, report says Giants starter to miss six weeks, report says
- May 08, 2018

The Giants were concerned Cueto might have a torn UCL in his pitching elbow that could have required Tommy John surgery. From 2018-2021, Cueto is guaranteed to earn $84 million, regardless of how much time he spends on the disabled list. San Francisco hoped Cueto had overcome the blister and forearm issues that caused him to miss six weeks past year, when he went 8-8 with a 4.52 ERA in 25 starts. (more...)
WWE Monday Night Raw Results - May 7, 2018: Fallout From Backlash WWE Monday Night Raw Results - May 7, 2018: Fallout From Backlash
- May 08, 2018

It looks like the goal might still be for Roman Reigns to keep his top spot to challenge Brock Lesnar for the Universal Title but with Money In The Bank coming up it's anyone's guess about what could go down. Owens seems happy with what he has accomplished during his career. Apparently, KO is a part of WWE's longterm plan so how would you book him for the next five years? Owens goes on ranting and says he deserves to be in the match above Braun, for everything he's done and been through. (more...)
Mother of A's Stephen Piscotty dies at 55 of Lou Gehrig's disease Mother of A's Stephen Piscotty dies at 55 of Lou Gehrig's disease
- May 08, 2018

She had been diagnosed with the neurological disorder in May 2017. That is the sentiment Chicago Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish tweeted to a St. Louis Cardinals fan after he donated $10,000 to help honor the mother of Oakland A's outfielder (and former St. (more...)
Recognizing nurses across the nation on National Nurses Week Recognizing nurses across the nation on National Nurses Week
- May 08, 2018

Certainly, that gratitude extends to those fine nurses below the bridge and beyond Michigan's borders, too. A nurse's job is most definitely a tough one, and one must have a certain level of patience and empathy to perform that type of work. (more...)
Ex-Man United manager Sir Alex Ferguson undergoes emergency surgery Ex-Man United manager Sir Alex Ferguson undergoes emergency surgery
- May 08, 2018

With support pouring in from round the world, United have since conveyed their thanks to all those who have sent their support. The 76-year-old's son Darren - who is Doncaster Rovers manager - missed his team's game with Wigan Athletic on Saturday due to a "severe family issue". (more...)
NASCAR owners in talks to sell series, report says NASCAR owners in talks to sell series, report says
- May 08, 2018

Reuters said deliberations remain exploratory, but media companies and private equity firms could show interest in a NASCAR deal. Rumors NASCAR could be for sale swirled in February with media giant Comcast linked to the sport's sanctioning body which also owns its own digital media network; negotiates major pacts for the sport, including media rights; and oversees the sport's charter system, per Sports Business Journal. (more...)
Pistons, Stan Van Gundy split after four rough seasons Pistons, Stan Van Gundy split after four rough seasons
- May 08, 2018

The team had also been rumored to consider franchise star Chauncey Billups for a role within the organization, though the latter declined being in conversations with the franchise out of respect for Van Gundy's position. "I know he's disappointed". On the flip side, he made good trades for Tobias Harris, who was moved in the Griffin deal, and Reggie Bullock , one of the league's most improved players. (more...)
National Hockey League to tell Marchand to stop licking opponents National Hockey League to tell Marchand to stop licking opponents
- May 08, 2018

Andrei Vasilevskiy - Tampa Bay's netminder stopped 27 of 28 shots in a 3-1 Game Five win over Boston. Then they ran into the Tampa Bay Lightning who knocked them out in five mostly stress-free contests. There were some curious lineup decisions for the Bruins. A little over halfway through the game, Brayden Point backhands the puck past Tuukka Rask to tie the game at one. (more...)
Philadelphia 76ers: 3 ways to overcome 3-0 deficit against Celtics Philadelphia 76ers: 3 ways to overcome 3-0 deficit against Celtics
- May 08, 2018

Now, the 76ers face the daunting task that exactly zero National Basketball Association teams have ever dug themselves out of: the dreaded 3-0 series deficit in the postseason. If Simmons loses the Rookie of the Year Award to the Utah Jazz's Donovan Mitchell next month it could be the Australian's cool demeanour with the press that costs him as much as the controversy about his 2016/17 season off with injury. (more...)
Lehmann feels for banned trio Lehmann feels for banned trio
- May 08, 2018

Banned Australian cricketers David Warner and Cameron Bancroft could be back playing the game as early as July, with speculation they could turn out for a club competition in the Northern Territory. "It has been a tough six weeks for myself, but I put myself in David Warner's shoes, Cameron Bancroft, Steve Smith ... they've been to hell and back, haven't they?" I'm sure they will. (more...)
Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant Shares One Simple Way To Stop LeBron James Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant Shares One Simple Way To Stop LeBron James
- May 08, 2018

In his 15th season in the league, Cleveland Cavaliers star forward LeBron James has continued to play at a remarkable level at a point of his career where numerous league's best player prior to him began to see some deterioration of their respective individual games. (more...)
Cavaliers land Alabama transfer Braxton Key Cavaliers land Alabama transfer Braxton Key
- May 08, 2018

He will have three years to play out two years of college eligibility. "But I am excited about the next chapter at Virginia". Marco Anthony (2.0 ppg, 7.9 minutes/g), who played well in limited action as a freshman in 2017-2018, is at the least a rotation guy next season, but behind Anthony, the pickings are a bit slim. (more...)
Williams fulfils naked ambition to claim third snooker world title Williams fulfils naked ambition to claim third snooker world title
- May 08, 2018

At 43 he became the oldest victor since his fellow Welshman Ray Reardon triumphed aged 45 in 1978. Higgins also lost last year's final to Mark Selby and remains on four world titles, behind Stephen Hendry (7), Steve Davis, Reardon (both 6), and O'Sullivan (5) in the modern era. (more...)
Second-half surge not enough for Newcastle United at Watford Second-half surge not enough for Newcastle United at Watford
- May 08, 2018

Newcastle gave themselves hope in the second half when Ayoze Perez continued his fine run of form with a well-taken effort and Rafael Benitez's tactical changes altered the flow of the game. Benitez was disappointed with this display but able to see the bigger picture after securing survival. "And in the next game I'm concentrated on trying to prove the best position in the Premier League". (more...)
Green Bay Packers: Offensive line was the whiff of the draft Green Bay Packers: Offensive line was the whiff of the draft
- May 08, 2018

They selected safety-turned-cornerback Damarious Randall in the first round, then basketball-player-turned-cornerback Quinten Rollins in the second. "It was everybody. Just to see who I'm playing with". That's not the only competition within the rookies season. I got tons to work on but I'm excited to progress and see where it takes me. (more...)
Man Utd to let Anthony Martial leave in £80m deal? Man Utd to let Anthony Martial leave in £80m deal?
- May 08, 2018

The article claims Manchester United value Anthony Martial at around £80 million, while Willian's market value is around £40m, meaning United would accept a £40m bid plus Willian in exchange for their number 11. And while sources have told ESPN FC that Chelsea and Arsenal are both monitoring Bailly's situation at United, the player remains determined to win back his place and remain at Old Trafford. (more...)

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