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Dallas Green, former Phillies, Yankees, Mets manager, dies at 82 Dallas Green, former Phillies, Yankees, Mets manager, dies at 82
- March 22, 2017

While the cause of Green's death was not disclosed, the Phillies said he died peacefully Wednesday afternoon. Dallas dedicated 62 years of his life to the game he loved, 46 of them coming with the Philadelphia Phillies. Gabrielle Giffords. "The game lost a great baseball man today", Phillies Chairman David Montgomery said in a news release from the team. "Dallas came in and totally changed the Cubs culture in that first year in 1982", said Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg, who was hand-picked ... (more...)
WSJ Editorial Likens Trump to Drunk With Empty Gin Bottle WSJ Editorial Likens Trump to Drunk With Empty Gin Bottle
- March 22, 2017

Trump blundered in keeping Mr. Comey in the job after the election, but now the President can't fire the man leading an investigation into his campaign even if he wants to", the editorial reads. "Two months into his Presidency, Gallup has Mr. Trump's approval rating at 39%", the board wrote in conclusion. The latest example: He won't refute his Saturday morning tweet of three weeks ago that he had "found out that [Barack] Obama had my "wires tapped" in Trump Tower- though the Federal ... (more...)
Colts Sign Ex-Ravens WR Kamar Aiken Colts Sign Ex-Ravens WR Kamar Aiken
- March 22, 2017

He finished the year with nine-straight five-catch games, the longest streak in Ravens history. The 6-foot-2 receiver's only 100-yard receiving game came against the Chiefs on December 20, 2015, when he also set a career high with eight catches. (more...)
England will have to wait until 2018 for All Blacks showdown England will have to wait until 2018 for All Blacks showdown
- March 22, 2017

The All Blacks will face the Baa-Baas before their test match schedule which will see them play Tests against France, Scotland and Wales. "The Barbarian FC has received approval from the RFU to stage the Barbarians v New Zealand match at Twickenham on November 4, 2017", a statement read. (more...)
NZ players detained over rape allegations NZ players detained over rape allegations
- March 22, 2017

Former Waikato backrower Rory Grice and Marlborough's Dylan Hayes were detained with prop Denis Coulson and centre Chris Farrel, both from Ireland, Australian lock Peter Kimlin and French hooker Loick Jammes, AFP reports. On Friday Grenoble suspended the players who were under investigation without releasing their identities. "In order to avoid any confusion between the investigation, which concerns individual and private behaviour, and Grenoble Rugby club, we have chose to immediately lay ... (more...)
Man United's Jones injured with England Man United's Jones injured with England
- March 22, 2017

England manager Gareth Southgate has no plans to call up a replacement for the 25-year-old, who is also ruled out of the World Cup qualifier at home to Lithuania on Sunday. Southgate will bear the Wembley match in mind when selecting his line-up in Dortmund, so too recent club matches when it comes to the likes of Manchester City's Raheem Sterling. (more...)
White House still insists wiretapping happened, blames Obama admin for leaks White House still insists wiretapping happened, blames Obama admin for leaks
- March 22, 2017

Spicer then cited something Trump suggested earlier in the day on Twitter - claiming, without presenting evidence, that the DNC did not let the Federal Bureau of Investigation look at its server and that Hillary Clinton's campaign colluded with a Russian official. (more...)
Serge Ibaka & Robin Lopez Trade Punches In Heated NBA Schemozzle
- March 22, 2017

It's likely as well that both big men are suspended in their respective team's next game plus they are facing possible fines from the league. Lopez responded by smacking the ball out of his hands. The incident took place in the third quarter, when jockeying for rebounding position led to ill will between the players. Whiteside led a balanced Heat attack, which saw seven players in double figures, with 23 points. (more...)
Nick Saban: Running a ball-control offense is 'not what we do' Nick Saban: Running a ball-control offense is 'not what we do'
- March 22, 2017

That's not what we do. The New England Patriots threw the ball over sixty-something percent of the time, which is more than we threw it. Or do you what everybody else in the media does and create some shit and throw it on the wall and see what sticks, which is what I see everywhere. (more...)
Russian Federation hearing: Kremlin says USA intelligence committee is 'confused'
- March 22, 2017

The issue is whether Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose interference in the 2016 election is now an accepted fact, tried to rig the outcome with the knowledge or collusion of Team Trump. But it's unclear what the Trump administration is trying to get at with the tweet. "Big advantage in Electoral College & lost!" "We started a hearing". (more...)
Puerto Rico wins in 11, moves into final Puerto Rico wins in 11, moves into final
- March 22, 2017

Puerto Rico catcher Yadier Molina noticed Profar wasn't paying attention and fired the ball to first base, getting the premature celebrator out. "It means a lot because Puerto Ricans are going through a very hard (economic) situation now, and we were able to unite our country", said Correa, who hit a game-tying two-run homer in the first inning. (more...)
Pharmacy owner convicted of racketeering, acquitted of murder Pharmacy owner convicted of racketeering, acquitted of murder
- March 22, 2017

It led to new regulations on compounding pharmacies, which mix drugs but had been treated with a lighter hand than registered drug manufacturers. Cadden, however, was found guilty of racketeering, conspiracy and mail fraud charges, the Associated Press reported. (more...)
Trump slams National Football League free agent Colin Kaepernick during a rally in Kentucky
- March 22, 2017

So naturally, he brought up Colin Kaepernick's decision to kneel during the playing of the national anthem at NFL games - going so far as to take credit for Kaepernick's current state of unemployment and pandering to the Kentucky crowd's distaste for peaceful protests. (more...)
Browns bring in Bucs' safety Bradley McDougald for a visit Browns bring in Bucs' safety Bradley McDougald for a visit
- March 22, 2017

He's also 6 feet tall and 215 pounds, size coach Pete Carroll likes in his Seattle cornerbacks, and defensive backs, in general. Past year he had two interceptions, 10 passes defensed and 92 tackles. Jordan Poyer, who started six games previous year, signed with Buffalo as a free agent. He was claimed off waivers in November 2013 by Tampa Bay, where he spent the next three seasons. (more...)
Ireland must hit Bale hard - Keane targeting Wales star Ireland must hit Bale hard - Keane targeting Wales star
- March 22, 2017

Having overcome a prolonged injury layoff, Bale will be fit to face the Irish, with O'Neill ready for the challenge. The reason he's a world class player is because they generally figure a way out to effect the game. "If we had him, it would be the other way around and rightly so". Asked by one what she should do to become a professional, Keane responded: "Train properly, be on time for training, listen to your coaches - and when you get a bit older, keep away from the boys, okay?" "He's a ... (more...)
ICC Test Rankings: Pujara surpasses Kohli; Smith remains atop ICC Test Rankings: Pujara surpasses Kohli; Smith remains atop
- March 22, 2017

Josh Hazlewood remains the No.1 Test paceman in the world, while Ravi Jadeja has displaced Ravi Ashwin as the top-ranked Test bowler after his nine-wicket haul in the third Test against Australia. The Australia captain's tally is the joint-fifth highest ever along with Peter May. Only Don Bradman (961), Len Hutton (945), Jack Hobbs and Ricky Ponting (942) have achieved higher rating points. (more...)
Biden Questions Trump Administration 'Romance' With Putin
- March 22, 2017

Joe Biden spoke to a crowd of Affordable Care Act supporters in Washington, D.C. Wednesday, in which he called upon Congress not to repeal President Obama's signature piece of legislation. Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden on Trump, Russia relationship: "What in the hell are we doing?' MSNBC's Matthews slams "Mr". President Donald Trump and House leaders revved up pressure Wednesday on balky conservatives and other Republican lawmakers as crunch time approaches on the party's ... (more...)
Colin Kaepernick Gives Meals on Wheels $50000 Donation Colin Kaepernick Gives Meals on Wheels $50000 Donation
- March 22, 2017

Former San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick can literally cure every type of cancer tomorrow and he will still be disliked by the masses, all because he made a decision to kneel during the playing of the National Anthem during the 2016 NFL season. (more...)
Toronto's Ibaka and Chicago's Lopez ejected for throwing punches
- March 22, 2017

And then in terms of actual basketball, he was fantastic, finishing with 42 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists. Rajon Rondo added 24 points for the Bulls and Paul Zipser scored 12. "The crowd got into it. The game just got a little ugly". Before the Bulls collapse, there was a nasty scrap between Robin Lopez and Serge Ibaka . (more...)
Blue Jays reportedly nearing multi-year extension with manager John Gibbons Blue Jays reportedly nearing multi-year extension with manager John Gibbons
- March 22, 2017

What's important to know is that the extension is a clear indication of a strong working relationship between Gibbons and team president Mark Shapiro. During Gibbons' second stint, the Blue Jays have gone 339-309 (.523), including 271-221 in the last three years. Cito Gaston now sits in first with 894 wins. (more...)