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by | April 27, 2017 | 02:33

Afterwards, Swanson called for a shot against the victor of the UFC 212 main event which sees champion Jose Aldo defend his featherweight title against Max Holloway. 4 ranked featherweight. "I was actually surprised I didn't get one earlier as I wasn't able to perform to that level". One would think that if Yair Rodriguez can defeat Frankie Edgar next month, then the rising featherweight could be tapped for a title shot next.

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:53

The Jacksonville Jaguars would acquire the 12th pick in the draft and possibly a first-round pick in 2018. We think no matter how prepared you are, there's always a lot of uncertainty in the draft. "We do go into each draft with a plan". "There will be a lot of good Cleveland Browns players coming off the board on Thursday and Friday night".

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:50

Kevin Spellacy, Conley's attorney, vehemently denied the allegations to WOIO-TV in Cleveland. Cops are investigating but so far no arrests have been made and no charges have been filed. Police later spoke to two witnesses who were in Conley's room, and one claimed that Conley "never touched" the woman and added that she "got mad because she got kicked out of the room".

by | April 25, 2017 | 03:30

According to Sports Illustrated's Monday Morning Quarterback , sending draft picks to the Patriots then giving Butler a hefty contract is "less attractive than it once seemed" for the Saints. Based on his play, Butler could receive around $12 million annually. Unless the Saints feel they desperately need Butler this season, they might be better off keeping their picks and trying to sign him in a year.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:31

The Thunder was outrebounded 56-41 and outscored on second-chance points 31-4. Beverley, who is also known as one of the league's most physical backcourt defenders, stayed down for a few seconds and seemed to indicate he wanted to leave, but quickly gave a "thumbs up" and continued.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:28

He will also have his sights set on a 10th title in Barcelona next week - Nadal's previous career title, nearly a year ago. Nadal who is going to be playing in his fourth final in 2017 will be keen to avoid another defeat at this stage of the tournament as he looks to win his first title of the year.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:28

Thiago Alcantara's second-half equaliser rescued Bayern Munich in Saturday's 2-2 draw at home to Mainz as the runaway Bundesliga leader had to twice come from behind. Raphael Guerreiro's 87th-minute glancing header gave Borussia Dortmund a 3-2 victory at Borussia Moenchengladbach to take over third place and the last spot leading to automatic Champions League group-stage qualification.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:26

Brad Zeigler worked a scoreless eighth inning, getting three groundball outs. The victory completed a 6-3 homestand that helped erase the sour taste from starting the season with a 1-6 road trip. Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug.

by | April 23, 2017 | 03:14

The only way that Cleveland could guarantee picking both Garrett and Trubisky, would be to trade for the #2 pick in the draft, owned by the 49ers. Malik Hooker from Ohio State might be hard to resist if he slips to 12. There is nothing not to like about him. Interestingly, Kiper said he believes Trubisky is the only quarterback in this draft who is worth trading up for.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:01

Wednesday morning. Hernandez was in a single cell in a general population housing unit in the maximum-security state prison. There were no signs of a struggle and he was alone at the time. Once that is complete the brain will be released to Boston University. Hernandez's body is at Faggas Funeral Home in Watertown, Massachusetts, according to funeral home secretary Jennifer Smith.

by | April 22, 2017 | 01:55

A win against the Hammers will bring Everton level on points with Manchester United and for Everton to continue their rise up the table, they will need Lukaku to be at his scoring best. We can show that there's not that difference from home and away. Five successive defeats plunged the Hammers towards the drop zone and although four points from their last two games has eased the pressure, at least one more win is needed to be totally sure of survival.

by | April 21, 2017 | 18:18

They need to start winning soon if they're going to avoid the drop, but getting points off Real may be too big of an ask. The sense that only Lionel Messi can deny Madrid a first league title in five years was strengthened as he scored twice and made the other for the improving Paco Alcacer in Barcelona's 3-2 win over Real Sociedad on Saturday evening.

by | April 21, 2017 | 18:12

The first legs take place on May 4, with the return legs on May 11. Juventus and Monaco will contest the other semi-final in the final four. Betting on Serie A? But the 39-year-old Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon broke ranks, saying that he would prefer to avoid a wily Atletico side because they are out of the La Liga title race so can rest players for Europe.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:21

But perhaps the most encouraging sign for the Bulls is that the Three Alphas played with chemistry and consistency in Game 2. Lopez is a solid-enough rim protector down low, but many Bulls fans will testify that he frequently played poorly against stretch bigs that required attention on the perimeter throughout the season.

by | April 18, 2017 | 02:24

The Welshman had to be withdrawn early in the first-leg in Munich, which Real won 2-1, after experiencing muscle tightness in his right leg and has not recovered in time to feature in the reverse fixture at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Sunday's match between the fierce rivals will likely prove crucial in the title race, with the teams occupying first and second place in the Spanish league table.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:31

Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has vowed to "never" make a transfer to local rivals Newcastle United. It was he who kept the home side ticking even when they were in arrears and he was rewarded with a remarkable goal. Only defeats for relegation rivals Swansea, Hull City, AFC Bournemouth and Burnley salvaged the Hammers from dropping further into trouble. In the reverse fixtures previously in the season, Sunderland overcome a couple of the five sides so that they stand an opportunity ...

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:28

NY went 31-51, falling well short of expectations with its third consecutive 50-loss season. Any questions about whether or not Jackson will try to trade the 10-time All-Star were answered, and as long as Anthony obliges, we've seen him play his last game in a home uniform at Madison Square Garden.

by | April 15, 2017 | 01:43

The Masters third round featured big moves by Justin Rose and Jordan Spieth. He also pulled off a shot from the pine straw on the 13th by telling his caddie, "What would Arnie do?" Spieth could have been forgiven for playing safe, but smashed a long iron onto the green from 230 yards and narrowly missed the eagle putt.

by | April 14, 2017 | 14:54

Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruins players shake hands after overtime in Game 7 of their NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Boston, Monday, May 13, 2013. "Yeah, they were loud all game", Marner said. "The last 30 minutes I thought was a little better". We're going to be a real hard out. "They're a heck of a team, but we're not slouches, either".

by | April 14, 2017 | 14:53

The Heat? They have to play the playoff bound Wizards . So it should come as no surprise that the Nets are doing that the final game of the season. 1 seed in the East in the last six seasons - Chicago did in 2012, followed by Miami , Indiana, Atlanta, Cleveland and now Boston. "Whatever happens, regardless of what happened throughout the season, we are where we want to be right now".

by | April 14, 2017 | 14:46

The Rangers won 3-2. The New York goalie survived a shaky first period to make 31 saves in the Rangers' 2-0 victory Wednesday night in their playoff opener. The Canadiens scratched C Torrey Mitchell, C/W Brian Flynn, RW Michael McCarron and D Brandon Davidson, while D Alexei Emelin remained sidelined with an undisclosed injury.

by | April 14, 2017 | 14:45

The six-time All-Star's haul, which also included the buzzer-beating shot, shattered Robertson's record, which had stood for 55 years. Two days after joining Robertson as the only players in league history to average a triple-double over an entire season , Westbrook secured his 42nd of the year by picking up his 10th assist on a dish to Semaj Christon for a 3-pointer midway through the fourth quarter.

by | April 13, 2017 | 01:53

In somewhat Federation Internationale de Football Association 17 career mode-style reports, Costa is apparently not impressed with the lack of sun in England - and hasn't been since moving to the Premier League nearly three seasons ago, which could lead to him seeking a move to warmer shores at the end of the current campaign.

by | April 13, 2017 | 01:52

This time, the Tampa Bay Rays ran into the good Michael Pineda . "It's good for us to have a game like this before going home and playing in front of our fans", manager Joe Girardi said. "He had his slider going pretty good". I had just guessed slider on that pitch and he made a mistake. But as time moved along and the weeding out process began, especially when Luis Cessa was removed from the picture, it suddenly became apparent that there was a job to be won at the top level of the ...

by | April 13, 2017 | 01:47

They'll visit the Buccaneers sometime between August 24-27 and the Bears sometime between August 31-Sept. 1. The preseason is a great time to work on certain aspects of one's game, and can help give fans an idea of how well the young players are improving.

by | April 12, 2017 | 03:25

Five of the seven teams who earned more revenue past year than the Phillies made the playoffs. Over the past 10 campaigns, a team ranked in Forbes' top five has won the World Series on seven occasions. Part of rebuilding is getting rid of more expensive contracts - Cliff Lee, Ryan Howard, Chase Utley, just to name a few - and replacing them with younger players like Aaron Nola, Tommy Joseph and Cesar Hernandez.

by | April 11, 2017 | 09:15

His 8-iron into the par-5 15th - "One of the best shots I hit all week", he said - landed inches in front of the hole and nicked the pin, and he holed the 14-foot eagle putt to tie for the lead. At that point, it was apparent this would be a two-man race. That figure puts Garcia on par with contemporaries like Dustin Johnson ($7.1 million), Rickie Fowler ($9.1 million) and Jason Day ($10.75 million), but well behind superstars like Jordan Spieth ($24 million), Rory McIlroy ($32 million), Phil ...

by | April 10, 2017 | 02:20

Colorado State University released its annual hurricane season forecast this morning during the National Tropical Weather Conference in San Antonio. Due to these factors, they have predicted a below-average chance for major hurricanes to make landfall along the coast and in the Caribbean.

by | April 09, 2017 | 02:59

Crystal Palace breathed new life into a title race that appeared to be foregone conclusion before their unexpected win at Stamford Bridge last weekend. Can the resurgent Watford FC side storm into White Hart Lane and grab a third straight victory to secure their place in the middle of the Premier League table? As the first half wore on, too, Abdoulaye Doucoure and Tom Cleverley in the Watford midfield lost the control they had in the early minutes, dropping deeper toward their own ...

by | April 09, 2017 | 02:54

The Bundesliga match between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund will be broadcast on FS1 and FOXD. However, in the blink of an eye, Dortmund were back in the game. "We know all about the quality of BVB and will need our best performance to win the game", he said. His side stayed second, seven points clear of Hoffenheim .