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Mother of Odin Lloyd to move forward with lawsuit against Aaron Hernandez

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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, file photo, New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez puts on a Super Bowl cap following the AFC Championship NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Foxborough, Mas. Because Hernandez's appeals had not been exhausted, his conviction for Lloyd's murder was voided on Wednesday. At the time, Hernandez had a $40 million contract with the Patriots. Read More »

Rockets Ready For Challenge Posed By Westbrook

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James Harden led the new-look team with averages of 29.1 points, 8.1 rebounds and 11.2 assists per game, Eric Gordon was healthy for the entire season and finished with averages of 16.2 points and 2.5 assists per game off the bench. Read More »

Chelsea, Tottenham dominate PFA Premier League Team of the Year

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante, a league title victor with Leicester City last campaign, Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea, and Tottenham trio midfielder Dele Alli, left-back Danny Rose and striker Harry Kane all make the team for the second consecutive season. Read More »

Serena Williams announces she's pregnant with first baby in cute photo

Williams would appear to be out for the rest of this tennis season, a blow to a sport in which she is an unqualified star - and, of course, something that makes major titles easier to come by for other competitors. Despite not having participated in another tournament for almost four months, Williams is still expected to rise in the ranks and land the No. 1 title yet again. Read More »

It's looking increasingly likely that Michael Keane will rejoin Manchester United

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If they can get Keane for nothing a year later, even better. Keane has been in fine form for Burnley this season. Keane has made 37 appearances for Sean Dyche's side this season, scoring twice. The Daily Mirror are reporting that the Red Devils are ready to make a swoop for the newly-capped England global as Mourinho looks to bolster his defensive options. Read More »

Arsene Wenger admits Top Four finish is hard for Arsenal

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Boro had produced a spirited performance, but Ozil finished a clever team move in the 71st minute to put the visitors back in front, and they held firm in the closing stages to claim a win that moves them back to within seven points of the top four. Read More »

Donald Trump Didn't Mention Tom Brady Once In Patriots White House Speech

One player said he would not be able to make it earlier this week because he had the dates mixed up and couldn't miss a family birthday party. Hernandez was acquitted just days ago of the 2012 shootings of two other men in Boston. The president borrowed a line from Patriots' head coach Bill Belichick to compare the heavy lifting he's trying to do as president to that of winning a Super Bowl. Read More »

Serena Williams Was Pregnant When She Won A Grand Slam

Without Williams, who was next due to play in May's Madrid Open, there would be a massive vacuum and a near free for all when it comes to the battle for the sport's biggest prizes. Clijsters retired in 2012 at 29. The next major is the French Open, which starts in May. A spokeswoman for Serena Williams says the tennis star is pregnant. Read More »

Ronnie O'Sullivan pegged back by Gary Wilson

Snooker's governing body wrote to the five-time world champion and fined earlier this year to warn him about his behaviour after he criticised a referee during the Masters and gave a series of freakish interviews in the past couple of months, including the spectacle of O'Sullivan using a robot voice for one. Read More »

McLaren confirm Button return

And on Sunday evening, after the Monaco Grand Prix, I'll sit down and watch him do his stuff on TV. "On the planes, I will try and look at some videos and races from past years and try to learn as quick as I can". He is also the last driver to win a race for McLaren , at the Brazilian Grand Prix in 2012, but can not hope for such success this time. He explained also how keen he was to make his mark on motor racing with a bid to land a "triple crown" by winning Monaco, Indianapolis and the ... Read More »

Key storylines for the end of the National Hockey League regular season

Andrie Vasilevskiy played for the third straight game and stopped 27 shots. Only Sidney Crosby scored more goals in the National Hockey League (44) this season. 2 wild-card team. "They were on top of us and we didn't an answer for it". Guentzel, who's shined as a rookie for the Penguins, could have given Pittsburgh the lead early in the third, but missed with an open cage. Read More »

Diamondbacks 0, Padres 1

San Diego Padres' Wil Myers hits a run scoring single against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the third inning of a baseball game in San Diego, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. "That was a classic between two pitchers with very similar stuff", said Padres manager Andy Green. The game got so out of hand that 33-year-old Padres shortstop Erick Aybar made his big league pitching debut in the eighth, taking over from Bethancourt to get Chris Hermann to ground out. Read More »

Five Houston Players The OKC Thunder Need To Stop

Russ Westbrook is not a great shooter. The West's second-seeded San Antonio Spurs look to put recent playoff disappointments behind and open against Memphis. This year, that's Russell Westbrook . Harden is a defensive liability, while Westbrook plays at both ends efficiently. However, Harden has had more contribution from his teammates in the season series. Read More »

Chris Hughton sets sights on winning Championship title

Here, we look at Brighton's eventful journey over the last couple of decades. 'We'll do things on a gradual basis as we have done. Despite the fans already in party mode, goalkeeper David Stockdale knows there are still games to be played and wants to finish the season as champions. Read More »

Red Sox Fall To Detroit Tigers, 4-1

Everything felt a little more normal for the Red Sox on Sunday evening, enough that they could finally look forward to the Sale-Verlander showdown. After a 36-minute rain delay, that is. "But in the fifth inning. they were able to get him that second and third time through the order". Sale struck out 10 and gave up two runs and five hits over 72/3 innings and took the loss. Read More »

Egypt police kill 7 suspected IS followers

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The mosque is considered among the most important in city. In two bombings in the cities of Tanta and Alexandria, at least 43 people were killed . Egypt has struggled to combat a wave of Islamic militancy since the 2013 military overthrow of an elected Islamist president. The group is thought to have been gearing up for attacks not only in Assiut, but also in the province of Sohag. Read More »

Giants' Buster Posey placed on 7-day concussion disabled list

Posey got up on his own power but exited the game. "Yeah, he seems fine". That's good news for the Giants and their fans. The Diamondbacks, who replaced their manager and general manager after last year's disappointing 69-93 finish, had also displayed their renewed might in taking three out of four from the Giants in Phoenix last week. Read More »

Patriots' Gronkowski crashes White House Press Briefing

It was the team's fifth Super Bowl title since February 2002. Brady is a personal friend of Trump's , and the president often cited the quarterback while out on the campaign trail a year ago. Numerous players said they would skip the event due to their political differences with Trump even though Brady, coach Bill Belichick and owner Robert Kraft have close ties to the president. Read More »

Utah Jazz: Clippers give back home-court advantage after Game 1

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The Clippers lost Saturday when veteran Joe Johnson drove past Jamal Crawford and scored at the final buzzer moments after Chris Paul knotted the score with a driving shot of his own with 13.1 seconds left. "I think we felt and knew that a lot of people were probably counting us out when he went down, but man, we stuck together, fought hard for 48 minutes, we had ups and downs, but at the end of the day we came out with a win". Read More »

Monaco eye history as Dortmund risk elimination

Injury meant Reus missed the first leg - and therefore was also not on the ill-fated bus - but he returned to score in a 3-1 weekend win over Eintracht Frankfurt. He has pace and skill plus an eye for goal making the young player a target for the likes of Real Madrid and Manchester United . "We can expect a lot stronger Dortmund than in the first leg". Read More »

Wild Lose In Game 2

Game 4 is here Wednesday. "We go over the tape every day to nauseam on that", Boudreau said. Jake Allen has given up three goals on 117 shots faced. We go over, like a fine-toothed comb, the video for why things like that don't happen. Maybe the Wild could have an unheralded guy or two step up today? Keeping the Minnesota Wild forwards out of the crease was clearly a priority. Read More »

Four-way tie in Augusta after Friday Masters action

Considering the windy conditions, Willett was pleased with his standing, heading into Friday's second round. Willet's opening tee shot sailed far right into the trees near a service road. "We're just trying to get the game back somewhere where we can get back up there and compete". He walked off the course some four-and-a-half hours later with a 78 to be in the clubhouse at seven over par sharing 66th place and knowing he must now wait to late Sunday to fit the green jacket to the newest ... Read More »

Blue Jackets avoid sweep by Penguins with Game 4 win

With Matt Cullen off the ice for slashing, the Blue Jackets scored their first power-play goal of the series when Zach Werenski found the top-right corner of the net from above the left circle at 6:10, pushing the Blue Jackets' early edge to 3-1. Read More »

F1: Ferrari's (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel Takes Chequered Flag at Bahrain

Mercedes' Hamilton was penalised five seconds for driving slowly on pit entry to hold up Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo.Serving it at his second and final pit stop, Hamilton rejoined in third place. "Losing points for the team is definitely painful". "In Australia I don't remember it being any massive fault of my own, we just ran out of tyres and had to pit - it was the circumstances we were faced with". Read More »

Chelsea, Tottenham dominate PFA Team of the Year

Some also think that Hugo Lloris should have been included over Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea for his impressive performances in goal this season. Dele Alli and N'Golo Kante earn spots in the centre of the pitch. The Premier League's topscorer Romelu Lukaku joins Liverpool's Sadio Mane as the only two outfield players who don't play for the division's top two sides Spurs or Chelsea. Read More »

Terry to leave Chelsea but wants to keep playing

He is their most decorated individual, with four Premier League titles, one Champions League, five FA Cups, a Europa League and three League Cups. Chelsea and Terry jointly announced the player's end-of-season departure on Monday . Would one of the country's bigger names - Benfica, Porto or Sporting Lisbon - be tempted to take him on, or might he look lower down the table if a coaching opportunity came into the bargain? It may be that he is offered the chance to continue turning out on ... Read More »

Cavaliers go up 2-0 on Pacers

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At some point in the playoffs, the team will find its groove and make its way through the East to meet the Warriors in the Finals. "I'd rather have an 18-point lead than not have a lead at all", James said after Monday's game. "This team has character, besides the talent and the desire to win", Spurs center Pau Gasol said. The Pacers were clearly trying to do that on Saturday at points, less so on Monday, but not every single time. Read More »

Questions abound in aftermath of NFL star Hernandez's death

According to the Massachusetts Department of Correction, a corrections officer found Hernandez hanged in his cell just after 3 a.m. ET. State police were investigating the circumstances of the death of the former rising star in the National Football League, and a coroner was performing an autopsy on Wednesday, April 19. Read More »

Craig Shakespeare wants to see Leicester get back into Europe

Leicester , which is 12th in the Premier League and not sure of survival, now faces up to the reality that it could be many years before the team can contemplate a return to the Champions League . Jamie Vardy does what he always seems to do, and poached a goal in the 61 minute to give Leicester hope of writing another chapter in that fairytale, but it was not to be. Read More »

Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox game preview

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Sale, who uncharacteristically walked two in the third, got 11 outs retiring his last 10 batters, including a run of five straight strikeouts. "He's probably in the best spot he's been from a delivery standpoint in the year and a half he's been here", said manager John Farrell, who had planned to give Kimbrel the day off until the closer came to him and said he could pitch. Read More »

Braves begin new chapter at SunTrust Park

Of course to top it off, the Braves beat the Padres 5 to 2. He got two victories for the US team that won the 1996 Olympic bronze medal at Atlanta Fulton-County Stadium but was 0-3 against the Braves at Turner Field in six starts and three relief appearances for Texas, Seattle, the New York Mets and Toronto. Read More »

Luis Enrique: Barcelona 'should have scored a goal' but didn't take chances

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However, the Juve stalwart has urged his team-mates to keep pushing for glory, telling BT Sport 2: "We're very happy with these small victories but what we really want to do is go all the way". For years, the debate has raged over whether Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo is superior, and the argument often vacillates depending on which player's club team is doing better at any given time. Read More »