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Panthers Sign Entire 2017 Draft Class


McCaffrey - a running back who can play wide receiver and return kicks - was the draft's eighth overall pick. Wide receiver Curtis Samuel, offensive tackle Taylor Moton , defensive end Daeshon Hall , cornerback Corn Elder , fullback Alex Armah and kicker Harrison Butker all should be safe. Read More »

What time is the Kentucky Derby?

He made his 3-year-old debut with a third-place finish in the Holy Bull Stakes in February. There was nothing trainer Mark Casse could do except try again another day. He also trains State of Honor . Downgrade Always Dreaming , Hence and Gunnevera for the same reason. Lil E. Tee was Pat Day's only Derby win, and of course the whole story of Barbaro. Read More »

Muntari's ban after protesting against racism lifted


That suspension was lifted on Friday by the appeal court of the Italian football federation (FIGC) following global protests. Under guidelines introduced following that incident, the referee is supposed to alert the fourth official who should in turn contact authorities policing games. Read More »

Whew! Raptors blow 25-point lead, but beat Bucks 92-89


Nevertheless, the man who can bound 50 feet in two or three dribbles and can practically dunk from his tip toes, still has a hole in his game. "You just always have to play until that clock is zero, zero, zero, zero". He's physically unparalleled, and that statement includes the likes of LeBron James and Magic Johnson. ABOUT THE RAPTORS: DeRozan has been up and down in the series, especially at Milwaukee, where he went 0-for-8 from the floor in Game 3 before shooting 12-for-22 in Game 4. Read More »

Arsenal must be at their best to beat Man United, Wenger says


Arsene Wenger's future is a hot topic, but he will look to bag a first competitive win - outside of the Community Shield - against Jose Mourinho on Sunday. The teenager scored his 19th goal for the first team, a beautifully-flighted free-kick, to earn a priceless 1-0 win at Celta Vigo in the Europa League semi-final first leg. Read More »

LeBron scores 39, Cavaliers rout Raptors 125-103 in Game 2


Lowry was hurt early in the second half of Toronto's loss in Cleveland on Wednesday after colliding with a teammate and taking an awkward fall. James, a three-time National Basketball Association champ, said he's "feeling pretty good" during these playoffs. Read More »

Back home, Preds eager to rebound off 1st postseason loss

It's inexcusable for some of the Blues to have shown up as flat as they did in Game 3. Ellis' eight points lead all Predators in the playoffs. One of the reasons why the Blues defeated the Minnesota Wild in five games was due to their smothering defense at even strength. Read More »

Tottenham targeting West Ham win to pile pressure on Chelsea


We can all see where the club is heading, in a very good direction. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger attempted to play down the significance of the result. They are sixth, five points behind United and six behind City in fourth, although the Londoners have a game in hand on both. Get 25/1 enhanced odds on Tottenham to beat West Ham. Read More »

Cabrera returns with homer in Tigers' 5-2 win over Indians

The last time he faced the Indians (14-12) on April 15, Verlander gave up nine runs on 11 hits in four innings and suspected he was tipping his pitches. "He limited the damage". "I just try to be myself". Ausmus was asked before the game about giving Jose Iglesias a day off in favor of Romine, who started at short. Read More »

Wizards forward Oubre ejected for bowling over Olynyk

But more importantly, there is long-standing beef here: It began when then-Wizards coach Randy Wittman was accused of cursing out Jae Crowder , but it's gotten more serious since. Olynyk fell backward to the court as players charged toward the altercation. Olynyk certainly has a track record after yanking Kevin Love's shoulder out of place two years ago in Boston's first-round series with the Cavaliers, which ended the forward's postseason, but his screen on Thursday night looked pretty ... Read More »

Green says Warriors prepared to play without Kerr


We're not saying, 'If we can get to the conference finals, Steve may be back. "The way we look at it is, plan on him not coming back", Green said after practice Monday, via NBC Bay Area . They first met in 1987 when the fifth-seeded Warriors won three straight games, including a 118-113 fifth game in Salt Lake City behind Joe Barry Carroll. Read More »

ROMA and Italian Legend Totti to retire at end of season


Totti will be moving to a director role within the club he's played for his entire career, starting with his first appearance in 1993. "Francesco is Roma , I want to be as close to him as possible". "Even if I can only learn one percent of what he knows, that is already a lot". According to Gazzetta, Totti has already signed a six-year deal that will "guarantee him a salary" although doubts remain over his potential future role. Read More »

Malcolm Butler Joins Patriots For Voluntary Workouts


Butler's name showed up in trade talks a lot this offseason. Speaking Wednesday at a community football clinic at Harvard Stadium, safety Patrick Chung said he's happy to have Butler back in the fold . It's good to have him back. His presence at voluntary offseason workouts comes in the week that the Patriots have entered the second phase of work, which includes coaches being allowed to work with players on the field for the first time. Read More »

Jazz flatten Clippers 104-91, win 1st-round series 4-3

The Warriors swept Portland and have been waiting since Wednesday to find out their next opponent. NOTES: The Jazz are 3-2 all-time in Game 7 matchups, while the Clippers are 3-4.... Thomas also lost a tooth after taking an accidental elbow in the first half, he went to the locker room for treatment playing out the second half. Boris Diaw had 8 points, Hayward added 4 and Hill 4 as the Jazz had three three-point plays. Read More »

LeBron James to pay teammate's $6K fine for Game 1 ejection

This is true. Although I bet James could put his trousers on that way if he really set his mind to it. According to a CBC report, the pressure lies on Serge Ibaka and P.J. "They were well-rested", Casey said. "They made a shot, we took our time ", Lowry said. The three-time all-star had 20 points and 11 assists, and was arguably the Raptors' most aggressive player on the night. Read More »

Thomas scores 33, Celtics beat Bulls 104-95 to tie series


Former Celtic Rajon Rondo, arguably the most important player for the Bulls in their two upsets of the Celtics, suffered a broken right thumb injury in Game 2 and was ruled out indefinitely afterwards. And sometimes we need that. "I thought Isaiah was great". His 3-pointer and big third quarters from Butler and Robin Lopez brought the Bulls all the way back, with a raucous building erupting. Read More »

Martinez says he would've 'drilled' Machado


The Red Sox and Orioles tonight renew a rivalry that is growing more heated after the Dustin Pedroia-Manny Machado incident from Boston's last visit to Baltimore. The Red Sox took two of three from the World Series champion Chicago Cubs over the weekend, concluding the set with Sunday's 6-2 triumph. Betts didn't escalate the situation and took first base, and nothing else happened during the game, but the Red Sox appeared to take note of it. Read More »

Spurs will take title race down to the wire - Chelsea's Matic


Tottenham now sits four points behind Chelsea who looks poised to win this year's Premier League title. They won something with it, and we thought "hang on, the power is shifting". A comparable La Liga or Bundesliga clash when the Spaniard was in charge of either Barcelona or Bayern Munich would most times have ended in a comfortable win for one of the European football giants. Read More »

Predators take 2-1 series lead, beating St. Louis Blues 3-1


Louis on the power play five times without having one of its own in Game 2, a bright spot was provided by forward James Neal. St. Louis Blues players celebrate after right wing Vladimir Tarasenko (91), of Russian Federation, scored the winning goal against the Nashville Predators during the third period in Game 2 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series Friday, April 28, 2017, in St. Read More »

Zuccarello leads Rangers to 4-1 win over Senators in Game 3


Anderson, a fine goaltender who lately has developed a reputation for being in more trouble when pucks are behind the net than when they are in front, later misplayed a puck behind his net, allowing New York's Michael Grabner to reach around and slip the puck into the open net for the Rangers' second goal. Read More »

Arsenal WILL be up for Tottenham but is that enough?

This is a huge game for Hull. Out of form Stoke welcome West Ham to the Britannia on Saturday afternoon in a mid-table clash. Three teams fill out most of the side as Chelsea have three stars in the XI, while Spurs and Hull each have two players in the team. Read More »

James, Cavaliers roll past Raptors in opener


It led to a quiet confidence heading into Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Toronto Raptors on Monday. The Cavaliers have had a week of rest after sweeping the Indiana Pacers, although all four games were incredibly close. Read More »

Trending: Can scores wonder goal


But Can's wonder goal ultimately made the difference as Liverpool capitalised on slip-ups from rivals Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal on Sunday in the race for a Premier League top-four finish. "I HAVE never scored a goal like that". Speaking after the game, the 23-year-old admitted that the strike was the cream of all he had scored in his career. Read More »

Joshua TKOs Klitschko in eleven

Joshua said. "Come on - that's what they want to see". Both fighters were on the brink of defeat at various stages, with Joshua recovering from a knockdown that had him hanging on in the middle rounds to steady the ship and stop the Ukrainian. Read More »

Long Beach Jordan Alum John Ross Drafted Ninth By Bengals


Even before Mixon arrived in town on Saturday, the choice was getting panned. Philadelphia Eagles did not seem to rule out picking running back Mixon in 2017 NFL Draft. Where or if Mixon would be selected was entirely unpredictable entering the draft. "He gets the opportunity to move forward and write his script from here on". Read More »

National Hockey League playoffs: Blues win to tie series

Ironically enough, Ryan Ellis , who wears No. 4 for the Predators, scored a first-period goal at 10:34 for a 1-0 lead. The Predators' five-game winning streak to open their post-season run was finally snapped on Friday, thanks to a breakout performance from Vladimir Tarasenko . Read More »

Defense best offense for Predators vs. Blues

His season is over after the Predators confirmed a successful surgery on a fractured femur. The Blues struggled to get back in rhythm after starting the second period on the penalty kill. Larsson would find the net again, however, with 4:40 to play in regulation. The Blues could open Game 4 with some new line combinations, perhaps the ones that finished Sunday's game, but it's also likely they'll have some lineup changes. Read More »