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UND standout Tyson Jost signs with NHL's Colorado Avalanche UND standout Tyson Jost signs with NHL's Colorado Avalanche
- April 01, 2017

The assist gave MacKinnon six points - a goal and five assists - in the past five games, and that qualifies as a torrid streak in this league-worst season. North Dakota was 18-12-3 with Jost in the line-up and just 3-4-0 when he was not, and 15-5-1 when he scored a point, 6-11-2 when he did not. He also had an impressive 19-game point streak during the regular season, compiling 42 points. (more...)
Lightning get 2 power-play goals, beat Red Wings 5-3
- April 01, 2017

Tampa Bay Lightning right wing J.T. Brown (23) celebrates with the bench after scoring against the Detroit Red Wings during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. He scored his fourth goal of the season at 12:46, a shot from the blue line through traffic, to tie it at 2-2. Andrej Sustr put Tampa Bay ahead 2-1 at 2:22 of the second, driving to the net and putting in a rebound of a shot by Ondrej Palat . (more...)
Rafael Nadal downs Fabio Fognini to reach fifth Miami final
- April 01, 2017

He's playing in the tournament for the 13th time — his longest title drought at any event. "Winning here would be something great, and an important title I haven't won", Nadal said. "I give him a present the first set". Kyrgios fought out a tough hold for 2-2 in the third set as both players remained comfortable, leading to yet another tie-break. (more...)
PGA Tournament Picks and Predictions: Shell Houston Open 3/29/17
- April 01, 2017

Danny Willett took this week off a year ago, as did Bubba Watson prior to each of his Masters triumphs. Last tournament: Tom Lehman won the Tucson Conquistadores Classic. Day expressed that his mother told him, "not to worry about it", but that is easier said than done considering he lost his father to cancer at a young age. (more...)
Top prospect Yandy Diaz makes Indians' opening-day roster Top prospect Yandy Diaz makes Indians' opening-day roster
- April 01, 2017

The 25-year-old had an excellent spring camp and the AL champions have decided he's ready to make the jump. Urshela is a better fielding third baseman than Diaz, who is learning to play the position. The only way he shouldn't play is if there is any lingering pain, but he wouldn't have been playing throughout this final week of spring training if he was injured. (more...)
Lucas Perez wants Wenger to continue at Arsenal Lucas Perez wants Wenger to continue at Arsenal
- April 01, 2017

The Frenchman is yet to announce whether he will continue as Arsenal boss as his contract expires at the end of the season, having spent nearly 21 years in charge of the Gunners. Perez, however, is confident of a strong end to the season and securing a top-four spot, as well as success in the FA Cup. I have to be patient and continue to fight. (more...)
Kohli hails India series win as best yet
- April 01, 2017

Rahul recorded his sixth fifty in seven innings along the way as India won a series after having trailed for only the fourth time in their Test history. There was cause for some mild anxiety five balls later when Cheteshwar Pujara was run-out for a duck after a mix up with Rahul. "To come back from 1-0 down against the Aussies, when you could see there were exhausted bodies out there was just brilliant", India coach Anil Kumble said. (more...)
Wenger needs jittery Arsenal to see off Man City Wenger needs jittery Arsenal to see off Man City
- April 01, 2017

Conte, whose side face Crystal Palace tomorrow, said: " I didn't know this , but I think in London there are many teams". The former Arsenal defender claim to TalkSport that the north London club could follow in the footsteps of current league leaders Chelsea , who look certain to lift the title this term in their absence of European football. (more...)
SC's Thornwell back from Final 4 sick day
- April 01, 2017

In an interview earlier this week, Barnes broke down the Final Four for Sports Illustrated . They play in Saturday's second semifinal. The players certainly have responded to Martin on and off the court, and that's another big reason why the Gamecocks are still alive - and have a chance to advance to the national championship game. (more...)
Ashwin, Vijay set to miss IPL 10
- April 01, 2017

He has taken an astounding 81 wickets this season, highest by any Indian bowler, and also contributed handsomely in bulk of India's 10 Test victories. Earlier, Virat Kohli and KL Rahul were also ruled out for at least part of the IPL 2017, as both of whom are suffering from shoulder injuries. Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Umesh Yadav and Gujarat Lions' biggest draw Ravindra Jadeja also need rest after an exacting home season. (more...)
Phil Mickelson Spent $2 Million To Pay Off Gambling Debts In 2012 Phil Mickelson Spent $2 Million To Pay Off Gambling Debts In 2012
- April 01, 2017

Pro golfer Phil Mickelson dropped a good five percent of his salary on gambling debts in 2012, it emerged in Manhattan federal court on Thursday. The government alleges that Walters passed inside information he received from a former executive at a dairy production company on to Mickelson before the golfer purchased about 200,000 shares of Dean Foods through transactions on back-to-back days in late July 2012. (more...)
Luke Maye's last-second shot sends North Carolina to Final Four
- April 01, 2017

From the 7:55-5:10 mark of the second half, Humphries scored eight points for the Cats, and gave them a 64-59 lead. A year ago, Marcus Paige hit a 3-pointer with 4.7 seconds left to tie the national championship game at 74. "To play 33 minutes with that toughness and he can't really shoot the ball", Williams said. After last night's heroic win over Kentucky in Memphis, the North Carolina basketball team boarded a plane and headed home to Chapel Hill. (more...)
Puerto Rico wins 6th straight in WBC, routs Venezuela 13-2 Puerto Rico wins 6th straight in WBC, routs Venezuela 13-2
- April 01, 2017

Brandon Crawford hit a two-out, two-run triple off Edwin Diaz in the ninth before Josh Harrison struck out to end the game . Vizquel is also the Tigers first base coach. Still, unless he hits a physics-defying home run every now and again, the specter of his power is hollow. Backup catcher Roberto Perez carried a Puerto Rican flag with him onto the field. (more...)
Yadier Molina Wants Adam Jones Apology for World Baseball Classic Party Comments Yadier Molina Wants Adam Jones Apology for World Baseball Classic Party Comments
- April 01, 2017

Mets prospect Seth Lugo started the game for Puerto Rico, but while he had pitched well in his previous two outings for his country, he gave up four earned runs in four innings and gave way to five relievers. Team USA has reached the pinnacle of its career. Marcus Stroman of the Toronto Blue Jays pitched six hitless innings as the hosts made up for three previous disapppointments in the worldwide tournament and finally secured a title in the sport known as "America's Pastime". (more...)
UNC & Oregon Give Maui Theme to Final Four
- April 01, 2017

Jordan Mathews is Gonzaga's third leading scorer at 10.7 points per game, but Few will need him to knock down the open looks he gets. Tennessee's Rick Barnes has coached 43 games in 22 NCAA tournaments during his 30 years as a Division I head basketball coach. (more...)
Gonzaga, UNC, Oregon, USC to hold open Final Four practices
- April 01, 2017

Hence, it is suspected that the North Carolina Tar Heels will take advantage of this weakness, much more that this team is considered as one of fastest-paced and offense-efficient. "It was stunning when we found out that day that Chris was not going to be with us", Ducks coach Dana Altman said. No offense to Nate Britt, but Berry's court vision and his willingness to take contact around the basket are a vital part of North Carolina's offense . (more...)
New York Knicks officially eliminated from playoff race
- April 01, 2017

The 2016-17 Heat are the blueprint for Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek: An in-season turnaround can be made with a commitment to defense. "I don't think I've had an opportunity to do a lot with the personnel but we've been successful in getting it to a position where we can operate as a basketball team". (more...)
Ndidi helps Leicester win first away game of the season
- April 01, 2017

Playing against the French side in an away game at the back of a solid 5-3 lead in the first leg, Man City expected to make it past Leonardo Jadim's side, especially with the risky striker Radamel Falcao out of the game with a hip injury. Leicester had to dig deep for a while as West Ham peppered their area with crosses, but then took advantage of some more dire defending by the hosts, this time from a corner. (more...)
No intent from tearful Taylor - Long reflects on sickening Coleman injury
- April 01, 2017

Wales defender Neil Taylor was in tears after the horror tackle that left Seamus Coleman with a double break of his right leg, according to Republic of Ireland striker Shane Long. We'd like to send our best wishes to Seamus Coleman following his injury this evening. "It's a devastating blow for the lad, he was having a phenomenal season at his club and a phenomenal season for us as captain". (more...)
Intangibles set clutch players apart in NCAA Tournament
- April 01, 2017

Terrill, File). Sasha, who is not a huge college hoops fan, was excited to see her bracket was mostly still intact up to this point. And then the other three bigs in ( Zach) Collins , Johnathan Williams and (Killian) Tillie are as versatile as bigs I think you'll find in college basketball on the defensive end. (more...)