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Clay Buchholz leaves 2nd start with Phillies due to right forearm strain

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New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes follows through on a three-run home run off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Clay Buchholz during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 11, 2017 , in Philadelphia. Cespedes finished the game 4-for-6 with three runs scored and five RBIs. Harvey (2-0) tweaked his leg covering first base on a grounder. I don't know if it was sitting around a lot. Read More »

Bozak's OT goal gives Leafs 2-1 series lead

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It was the second goal on two shots to beat Andersen, who had outplayed reigning Vezina trophy victor Braden Holtby in the first two games. Through three games in this series, the two teams have been tied at the end of regulation time in each game. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez's funeral will be Monday in CT

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It asked that prison officials be barred from altering or destroying any potential evidence, including Hernandez's writings, video and audio recordings and medical records. "Investigators found three hand-written notes next to a Bible in the cell". But if the report proves anything, it's that there are probably going to be unanswered questions swirling around Hernandez's life and death for years to come. Read More »

Bournemouth push 10-man Boro to the brink

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Middlesbrough boss Steve Agnew admits that "it has been a tough few months" at the Riverside Stadium as the club sink closer to the Championship. It's a huge, huge challenge, but all we can do is dust ourselves down and get ready for Sunderland (on Wednesday). Read More »

Andy Murray hints at possible break before Madrid Open

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This was Murray's only 2nd match after his return from a month out with an elbow injury. The Scot was broken 7 times as 29-year-old Ramos claimed a first ever win against a world number 1 which was undoubtedly a great disappointment for Murray's fans. Read More »

Detroit Lions introduce new uniforms and logo

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The new color rush jerseys are dark steel grey (anthracite) colored with white numerals trimmed in Honolulu blue. The Lions new home jerseys remain Honolulu Blue, a color first established in 1934. On the right sleeve, the word "Lions" will be screen printed. Initially, Ford had been honored with a patch on the franchise's jerseys after his death in 2014. Read More »

Spurs are a team of monsters: Chelsea's David Luiz

Antonio Conte's pride at starting a crucial week by reaching the FA Cup final was tempered by frustration at Chelsea having to return to action a day before title rivals - and defeated semi-finalists - Tottenham . "I think the right position for John when we play with three central defenders is in the central position, in the place that David Luiz is now playing". Read More »

Watch NHL Game 3 Online, Team News

The offense looked more crisp with the blended lines and was far more aggressive. St. Louis Blues' David Perron (57) and Alex Pietrangelo (27) celebrate after their team scored the winning goal against the Minnesota Wild during the third period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Friday, April 14, 2017, in St. Read More »

Nashville Predators take 2-0 series lead on Chicago Blackhawks

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Trailing 2-0 in a first-round series after a awful 5-0 Game 2 loss to the Nashville Predators . Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) celebrates his goal with center Nicklas Backstrom (19) and right wing T.J. Rinne made 30 saves and is a flawless 59 of 59 so far this postseason, becoming the first goalie since 2010 with consecutive shutouts to open a playoff series (Michael Leighton, Flyers). Read More »

Chelsea face Tottenham in first FA Cup semi-final

Willian went on to score two first-half goals for the Blues before Hazard came off the bench to add his own name to the scoresheet, and Conte was pleased with how his whole squad responded to the changes. Tottenham's afternoon was neatly summed up in injury time when Kane's fizzing free-kick squirmed under Courtois' body but stopped on the line for the keeper to gather. Read More »

Bulls lose Rondo, Celtics face must-win

Rondo has averaged 11.5 points, 10.0 assists and 8.5 rebounds a game for the Bulls as they try to go from a 41-41 season and the worst record in the playoffs to a shock upset of the Celtics in round one. Stevens also faces the challenge of rallying his team after back-to-back losses. "We're going to miss him", Jimmy Butler said Friday. "That's our mentality ... Read More »

Obama to attend Steelers owner's funeral

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Among those attending his funeral will be former President Barack Obama. In two days, we lost two giants in this city: Dan Rooney and Henry Hillman. "One of the reasons there is so much affection for Dan Rooney is because he was a man of the people. Read More »

Chelsea score 4 to beat Tottenham in FA Cup thriller

Here are TWO players Pochettino should hand a chance to at Wembley... "If you ask me if next season it is a serious loss.yes, I think so". On Tottenham: "Congratulations to Spurs, they are a great team and it was very hard today". "With this team, and with the people working for it, we will get a trophy - 100 per cent". "Here is a massive success", Pochettino said. You'd have to go back to the same fixture in 2007, also a 2-0 United win, to find the last time Chelsea didn't manage a ... Read More »

NBA roundup: Rockets rally, take 2-0 series lead

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The final statline was gaudy-51 points, 10 rebounds, 13 assists and a 55.3 usage rate-but the Rockets pulled away in the last 12 minutes, and they now own a comfortable 2-0 lead as the series shifts north. The third game of the series will take place tomorrow on the Thunders' turf. The Thunder led by seven with about nine minutes left in the third quarter before Westbrook made four quick points to extend the lead to 79-68. Read More »

Bournemouth suffer Jack Wilshere blow as midfielder fractures left leg

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The England global has made 27 league appearances for the Cherries this season and the timescale for his recovery is unclear with doubts now over his availability for pre-season. Wilshere's Cherries teammate Steve Cook told the Mirror: "There's obviously no love lost between Arsenal and Tottenham or between Jack and Tottenham fans but it's not nice". Read More »

Cristie Kerr collects 19th LPGA win at Lotte Championship

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Kerr ended a 30-event victory drought, since the 2015 season finale. Kerr, who turns 40 this year, played the back nine in 29, with birdies on seven of her last eight holes. I didn't worry. I didn't rush, and soon as I made my first birdie, it was kind of like off to the races. With one round remaining Saturday, Jang is looking to become the first sponsor invite since Lydia Ko at the 2013 CP Canadian Women's Open to capture an LPGA Tour title. Read More »

Game-time decision Monday

In overtime, on a night where the whistles were essentially put away late, Ottawa got a gift power play as the officials somehow seemed fit to call Riley Nash with the retaliation after a play where Ryan could have easily been whistled as well with coincidental minors, or even Ryan going off solo. Read More »

How the New York Rangers Beat the Montreal Canadiens

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PAUL, Minn. - Joel Edmundson scored for St. Louis at 17:48 of overtime, Jake Allen made a career-high 51 saves and the Blues sneaked into Minnesota to steal Game 1 of their firstround series from the Wild. "It was pretty good", NY winger Rick Nash said of his team's play. Lotta' hockey still to be played, but Wednesday was a hugely important night for Henrik Lundqvist . Read More »

Borussia Dortmund bus attacker aimed to gain from share speculation

Letters found at the scene of the crime with apparent "links to so-called Islamic State" initially prompted police to focus on "two suspects from the Islamist spectrum", but the Federal Prosecutor's office alleges that "Sergej W" was motivated by financial gain after buying 15,000 shares in the club. Read More »

Francis: Flames hearts broken in Game 3 loss to Ducks

Calgary also outplayed the Ducks for much of Game 2, but Anaheim scored the victor on an improbable deflection off a Flame's skate. “Weve been on winning streaks this season, ” said Monahan of the daunting task that lies ahead – trying to break a 29-game losing string in Anaheim with two wins, coupled with, well , you get the picture. Read More »

Lions captain Warburton eager to taste New Zealand blood

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It includes a three-part challenge with each kaiwero, or challenger, presenting a taki (offering) on the ground in front of three selected Lions representatives. All our team-mates are getting us into good positions. Now that has all changed and the home side has the time to get together and train together. Experienced leaders are crucial, especially in a squad that contains so many players who could easily return in four years for the next tour. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez's Family Schedules Monday Funeral In Connecticut

Hernandez, the former New England Patriots tight end, hanged himself by a bedsheet in his prison cell early Wednesday, according to the Department of Corrections. I lost my son. "I'll never see him again". Don't hold your breath. there's about a zero percent chance the Patriots do that because if the courts rule AH is entitled to the money, the team is obligated to pay it to the estate. Read More »

Gonzalez, Nationals beat Mets 3-1 for 6th straight win

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The no-hit bid for Gonzalez ended Saturday when Juan Lagares delivered a clean single up the middle with none out in the sixth The hit sent Jose Reyes, who led off with a walk, to second. The line for deGrom was an odd one. Murphy had been in an 0-of-12 funk on the Washington road trip and was 1-of-20 since an April 14 walk-off RBI double. Read More »

Did Aaron Hernandez Kill Odin Lloyd to Cover Up His Bisexuality?

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Authorities said the medical examiner had ruled Hernandez's cause of death was asphyxia by hanging and investigators had found the notes and Bible in Hernandez's cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley. "And that would make the Patriots Ursula Ward's champion". The condition is linked to repeated traumas to the head that can lead to aggression and dementia. Read More »

Conte's cunning plan works to perfection for Chelsea

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Pochettino's vibrant young side have emerged as the only serious opposition to Chelsea in the title race and on Saturday they face the acid test of their credentials when they resume hostilities with their London rivals in the semi-finals at Wembley. Read More »

Browns have zeroed in on choice with No

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I also wouldn't be shocked if the Browns draft at least seven defensive players (out of 11 total picks). Or will it be Myles Garrett, the defensive end out of Texas A&M University, who recorded 7.5 sacks and 33 tackles, along with two passes defended past year for the Red Raiders? "We learned a lot about what makes him tick, what motivates him, how he spends his down time, how he spends his time with his teammates", Brown said . Read More »

Rockets focus on rebounding vs. Thunder

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Oklahoma City hung on for the thrilling win in front of their home court faithful. He is averaging 11 points on 65 percent shooting in the playoffs. "My teammates have been doing a great job all season long, the last few games as well, and we'll continue to trust in each other and our be able to stay a team". Read More »

Man Utd confirm 'significant ligament damage' for Ibrahimovic and Rojo

Goal revealed on Friday that Ibrahimovic will definitely miss the rest of the season, with some reports even suggesting he could be out until 2018, casting doubt on his United career. Fortune is suffering some injury problems of his own as he prepares to run Sunday's London Marathon for the Manchester United Foundation - a charity that works to improve the lives of young people in Greater Manchester . Read More »

Ronaldo and Benzema join Bale in missing Sporting clash

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Madrid can all but secure a first league title in five years with victory when they host Barca next weekend. Sadly, it looks like Real Sporting de Gijon SAD is headed down to the Segundo Division, as the Rojibancos are now in 18th place in La Liga. Read More »

Clasico won't decide title: Zizou

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Barcelona coach Luis Enrique said on Saturday "we are ready to play with or without Neymar". Clearly both sides will name their strongest side here but Real Madrid should be much the fresher of the teams given how they've been able to utilise their squad players during this hectic month. Read More »

Warriors ride defense, bench to 2-0 series lead

With the news that Kevin Durant, Shaun Livingston and Matt Barnes are questionable for Game 2 Wednesday, the Warriors are facing some tough questions going forward. While Durant is impatient to get on the court, he said he will get all the treatment and ice needed for his injury. Game 3 is set for 7:30 p.m. Read More »

Top five transfer needs for Real Madrid

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Yet Ireland assistant manager Keane is still not convinced that referees should be allowed to turn to video replays for close decisions. "I'm not asking them to name streets after me, the only thing I ask is that they don't boo me here", Ronaldo told Spanish TV station Antena 3 . Read More »

Education secretary, teachers union chief visit Ohio school

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DeVos and American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten on Thursday are scheduled to visit a school in Van Wert, a few miles from the in state line. DeVos maintains that she supports traditional public schools, but also believes parents should be given a menu of options for where they can send their students. Read More »