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Michigan State to play Michigan, Purdue, Ohio State twice in 2018-19


The Big Ten unveiled who will be playing whom how many times during the 2018-19 season, including how things will line up for the new 20-game league schedule for men's teams. The Terrapins and Buckeyes tied for the Big Ten title in 2018, and while Maryland returns almost every player from last season, Ohio State graduated the bulk of its roster. Read More »

Giants GM Dave Gettleman not tipping hand on pick

When you watch the National Football League and some of these linebackers, it's rare to see kind of a guy with that size who can run sideline to sideline like he does. Currently, the Browns own the first and fourth overall pick, and three second-round picks in a draft that is stocked with intriguing quarterback prospects . Read More »

Warriors use second half surge to beat Spurs in Game 2


San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich himself sounded frustrated and confused at the absence of Leonard. Lamarcus Aldridge led the way for the Spurs with 34 points and 12 rebounds, while Kevin Durant led the way for the Warriors with 32 points. Read More »

Joel Embiid's Left Eye Injury Could Reportedly Leave Permanent Damage


The 76ers went into game day Thursday saying Embiid was doubtful to play in Game 3, and then upgraded him to probable . He has missed 10 straight games due to the injury. "He had a little bit of contact, trying to get used to the mask, felt some bodies". "But in a worst-case scenario, trotting back out there too soon could expose Embiid to the possibility of vision damage, which is not something you want to play around with." "We like what we've seen over the past few days", Brown ... Read More »

New York Giants Cut Wide Receiver Brandon Marshall


I'm not playing this game just to be a guy. Cornerback Eli Apple said that Marshall was one of the players who reached out to him during his tumultuous 2017 season. He is also third among active players in receiving yards (23rd all-time) and receiving touchdowns (tied for 23rd all-time). The team will save $5.1 million with his release . Read More »

Goffin, Zverev advance to Monte-Carlo Masters quarters


Hindered by a persistent right elbow injury, Djokovic says he is finally pain-free for the first time in two years — and a little rusty. The top-ranked Nadal beat big-hitting Russian Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals, clinching victory with a clinical smash at the net. Read More »

Several hepatitis A cases confirmed in Kanawha and Putnam counties


Several hepatitis A cases have been confirmed in Kanawha and Putnam counties - linked to an ongoing multistate hepatitis A outbreak. According to the Kentucky Department for Public Health, no cases had been reported in Daviess, Ohio, McLean, Muhlenberg or Hancock counties as of that date. Read More »

LeBron steps up, scores 46 as Cavs tie series vs Pacers


After splitting a pair of games in Cleveland, the Pacers head back to in brimming with confidence that they can win their best-of-seven first-round series against the defending Eastern Conference champion Cavaliers . LeBron's 46 points came with 12 rebounds attached to it making this his 10th career 40 and 10 playoff game. James had 20 in the quarter and outscored the Pacers 20-18. Read More »

Twitter reacts to reports of Lions hosting Week 1 MNF


One game that always comes with intrigue is the league's first Monday Night Football matchup and, according to Brian Costello of the New York Post , that game will feature the Detroit Lions hosting the New York Jets . This will be the Jets' second primetime game since the start of the 2017 season and their first MNF appearance since a brutal 41-10 loss to the Colts on December 5, 2016. Read More »

Real Madrid reportedly proposing a 'swap' deal for Mo Salah


The Egyptian, who is now leading the European Golden Shoe race ahead of Lionel Messi, has already scored 30 Premier League goals this season. Ronaldo has played a huge part in his team's recent success against the Bavarians, having scored seven goals in his last three games against them. Read More »

Bayern Munich stars in towel celebration


But the home side's hopes of a comeback were short-lived as Thiago Alcantara picked out Muller to score Bayern's third and the Spain global slotted in the fifth after Meller had scored again from close range. The hosts continued to search for a goal to reduce the deficit and they pulled another goal back after 72 minutes through a Leon Baily's free kick. Read More »

Minnesota Timberwolves: 3 takeaways from Game 2 vs. Rockets


Throughout much of the game, Minnesota refused to take the ball away from Harden's hand by not double teaming. Like I said, there's no time for negativity. He was thrilled to be able to star in a playoff game in the city where he grew up. The Rockets next game is Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. Houston themselves turned it over a similar number of times - 11 to be precise - but conceded a solitary point from these turnovers. Read More »

Saquon Barkley's agents don't want him going to Browns

Saquon Barkley's Roc Nation representatives reportedly want him to play for the Giants over Cleveland so badly that Barkley's manager "implored him to pull an Eli Manning and demand that the Browns not draft him", according to a Sports Illustrated report. Read More »

Price fired as Reds manager


He led the 1998 Cubs team to the National League Wild Card game. Now that Bryan Price is gone, anybody who thinks the Reds will suddenly turn into winners hasn't been paying attention. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, former Reds great Barry Larkin, ex-Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell and former New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi are all expected to be in the mix for the opening. Read More »

49ers' Reuben Foster Has Misdemeanor Large-Capacity Ammunition Charge Dropped


Both the Santa Clara County district attorney's office and Foster's defense team seem resolute in their respective positions with assistant district attorney Kevin Smith signaling Thursday that he would go ahead with the trial even if Foster's girlfriend refuses to testify, something that has undermined the prosecution in previous assault cases involving 49ers players. Read More »

CSK organises special train to Pune for deprived fans


While CSK's home games have been shifted to Pune, the fans have decided to make their presence felt at Pune as well by booking an entire train, calling it the #WhistlePoduExpres, ahead of Friday's clash against Rajasthan Royals. "I am sure the fans' prayers and the talent CSK possesses will help them regain the coveted trophy", said Saravanan to TOI , one of the fans of the team. Read More »

Tottenham striker Harry Kane responds to backlash following successful goal appeal


The Seagulls are chasing the coveted 37 point mark which is seen as the point's tally which - more often than not - is sufficient to earn Premiership status for the following season. "We are a little disappointed with the draw because the intention was to win and get the three points but in the end it was 1-1". This was his 10th assist of the season. Read More »

Salah models new Liverpool jersey for next season


Salah's been doing well and we've both got four games left so we'll just have to wait and see . While the Liverpool fans didn't give him any stick because it was his first bad game of the season, he was a laughing stock on social media. Former AC Milan CEO Adriano Galliani has admitted he will be rooting for Roma in the Champions League semi-finals as Liverpool's comeback against the Rossoneri in Istanbul still leaves a bitter taste in his mouth. Read More »

City, Spurs dominate PFA team of the year


This will be the first time that Aguero would be listed in the PFA's team despite his consistent form since joining Manchester City in 2011 from Atletico Madrid. Players sang songs, took selfies, and had a good time . In addition to improving results, Mourinho will be looking to keep United in the hunt for silverware when they face Tottenham in the FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley on Saturday. Read More »

NFL To Announce 2018 Regular-Season Schedule On Thursday


The Vikings beat the Saints 29-24 in a divisional playoff last January on Case Keenum's miraculous 61-yard touchdown pass to Stefon Diggs on the game's final play. Because they finished last in the NFC West previous year, they will also face the last-place teams from the NFC South and NFC East. Below are the teams the 49ers are slated to play during the upcoming season. Read More »

Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz on mend, not about to change style


The Eagles quarterback said he tries not to stare at the calendar and look ahead toward future steps in his rehab process, and he stressed that he will not rush anything. Perhaps he's found a comfortable niche as Carson Wentz's backup on a perennial playoff contender. He didn't seem concerned about being less mobile. Read More »

Knicks interviewing every coaching candidate under the sun except Jeff Van Gundy


NY has reached the playoffs just four times in 17 seasons after Van Gundy's tenure and has won just one series, a far cry from the playoff success the coach had, including a run to the 1999 NBA Finals. A league source said Monday that Stackhouse will interview with the Knicks this week. But what are the chances of the Knicks bringing in their former man? The 43-year-old was 50-51 with the Grizzlies, including a postseason appearance in his first season with the team. Read More »

Arsenal's Henrikh Mkhitaryan could return to face Atletico Madrid

A low attendance is expected for Sunday's home game against West Ham United , with Arsenal's main priority in the league now to stay ahead of seventh-place Burnley. The Spaniard's long-running Achilles injury, which almost saw his ankle amputated due to serious infection, has kept him out of action for Arsenal since October 2016. Read More »

Are Saquon Barkley's Agents Trying to Keep the Browns From Drafting Him?

The Giants are the real wild card, as some reports have them coveting Barkley and feeling that Manning, even at age 37, still has a couple more good seasons left in him. Barkley would need to become the greatest running back of all time and he still wouldn't be able to reach LeBron's marketing ability because of the differences between the two sports (shoe sales plus those helmets football players wear which hide their faces, just to name two things). Read More »

Porsche CEO not the target in raids on executives say insiders


Prosecutors from Stuttgart and Munich, as well as around 160 police officers, went to a total of 10 sites in the German states of Baden-Wurttemberg and Bavaria. Sources said that Oliver Blume , chief executive of Porsche, was not the board member targeted by prosecutors. Stuttgart prosecutors said previous year they were investigating Mueller over market manipulation, suspecting he failed to share information about the diesel scandal quickly enough with shareholders. Read More »

The win helps, but Ricciardo wants more from Red Bull


He's been linked with possible moves to either Ferrari or Mercedes in 2019. As attention turns to Azerbaijan - when he scored another surprise win last season - Ricciardo must start looking even further ahead, to where he will drive in 2019 and beyond. Read More »

Thousands of fans get free tickets on Oakland A's 50th anniversary


A's pitcher Trevor Cahill took the mound as their starter Tuesday, making his first start in an A's uniform since his previous tenure with the team back in 2011. Lopez (0-2) yielded four hits and two runs over six innings. The 2018 season marks the 50th anniversary of the A's in Oakland. He split time with Kansas City and San Diego past year and ended the season as a Royals reliever. Read More »

Real 1- 1 Bilbao: Ronaldo late goal earn Los Blancos a draw


Athletic almost made it 2-0 when Raul Garcia struck the crossbar with a shot from near the penalty spot in the 66th. The 6-2 away win over Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday was "a demonstration of footballing quality", said the former Bayern and Inter Milan player who will welcome Zinedine Zidane, Cristiano Ronaldo and co.to the Allianz Arena next Wednesday. Read More »

Thunder's George, Jazz's Mitchell to play in Game 2


Mitchell did his damage attacking the basket. Mitchell shot 10-for-25 from the field and 8-for-9 from the free-throw line, and he also had six rebounds, two assists and a steal in 43 minutes. Shots are going to fall. "Those guys are unbelievable scorers and we trust in those guys all season long and we will continue to do that". Gobert added 13 points and 15 rebounds for the Jazz , who outrebounded Oklahoma City 56-46 to seize home-court advantage from the Thunder . Read More »

New England Patriots: Rob Gronkowski enters realm of horse racing


Gronkowski says he will be at Churchill Downs in Louisville on May 5 for the Derby. Gronkowski, who's expected to return to the Patriots for the 2018 season following rampant rumors of retirement and a potential career move to acting or the WWE , has acquired a minority stake in a 3-year-old colt that shares his name. Read More »

Steve Kerr couldn't bear commenting on death of Gregg Popovich's wife


Erin Popovich had been ill for a long time already. Members of the Spurs' family offered tributes to Erin Popovich. Warriors forward Kevin Durant learned of her death shortly after the Spurs released their statement. Gregg and Erin Popovich have been seen in this undated picture. The organization asks media to respect the family's privacy during this hard time. Read More »

Brian Bowen declares for National Basketball Association, still hopes to play at SC


Bowen, who transferred to SC after being suspended by Louisville amid a federal investigation into college basketball, won't hire an agent, according to a school spokeswoman and Bowen's attorney Jason Setchen. The South Carolina Gamecocks' Brian Bowen is in a hard situation. While Bowen is hoping to suit up for SC next season, declaring for the draft without hiring an agent allows him the flexibility to pursue a pro career right away. Read More »

Cavs bounce back in Game 2, take down Pacers 100-97

During Game 2, King James made a decision to lace up a pair that will actually be making its way to retailers in the near future, a "Bright Crimson" colorway of his 15th signature model. Cleveland, however, came out of the gates red hot on Wednesday. The Cavs improved to 40-0 this season when taking a lead into the fourth. IN closed the gap in the third quarter, as it outscored Cleveland 21-15. Read More »

Joel Embiid Clarifies Frustrated IG Comments on 'Being Babied' by the Sixers


User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Wade consistently got free off the high screen, and he found his rhythm by effortlessly walking into wide-open midrange shots. Even with Joel Embiid being out at the center position and recovering from a broken bone near his left eye, Simmons can successfully lead the Sixers to crucial playoff victories. Read More »

Local runners represent Grand Forks at Boston marathon


Hyland shocked not only the world running community, but herself, taking fourth place overall in the women's division with a time of 2:44:29 and taking home a prize purse of $25,000. There's a lot of days that I was like, "I don't know if I'm going to even get to start this race, like this is not going well". "She said, 'Bring on the weather". Read More »

Saquon Barkley's agent denies report about trying to avoid Browns

That paved the way for the Giants to select and trade fellow QB Philip Rivers and draft picks, which they packaged in a deal to the Chargers for Manning. Some have projected the Giants to take a quarterback with Eli Manning facing the twilight of his career while others have focused in on the fact that new general manager David Gettleman has a history of picking defensive ends early, which could equal NY picking Georgia's Bradley Chubb . Read More »

Zidane deals Arsenal & Man Utd transfer blow — Real Madrid


Ahead of the first leg on April 25, James told TZ: "We shouldn't see the games as revenge for previous year, but as two games en route to the final". The numbers speak for themselves. It will not be easy, that's for sure". Up next for Zinedine Zidane's men, are Athletic Bilbao , who have endured a hard season so far, but will look to spring a surprise when they visit the Bernabeu on Wednesday . Read More »

Wentz hopes to be ready for Eagles' season opener

Wentz said the topic hasn't come up between them. Still looking forward to him being a part of this team, being part of this community, because I think he's somebody that cares. "It was a challenge just knowing where we were at in the season and then going down". As long as Wentz remains in recovery mode, Super Bowl LII hero Nick Foles will direct the Eagles offense. Read More »

Kevin Durant, LaMarcus Aldridge go toe-to-toe in NBA Playoffs


Kevin Durant led the Dubs with 32 points to go with six rebounds, while Klay Thompson wasn't far behind with 31 points, five assists and five three-pointers. The difference in Game 2, besides quality secondary scoring depth, was perimeter shooting. To help the Suns bring all those pieces together and build chemistry on both ends of the floor, they will also be needing to hire a new head coach in which, according to Sidery, Atlanta Hawks' Mike Budenholzer emerged as one of the top candidates. Read More »

The PFA Team of the Year contains some controversial selections


Right-back Kyle Walker , centre-back Nicolas Otamendi , midfielders David Silva and Kevin De Bruyne and striker Sergio Aguero were named in the XI. Only the goalkeeper David de Gea was named from United, while fourth-placed Tottenham boast three selections in Kane, playmaker Christian Eriksen central defender Jan Verthongen. Read More »

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez handed six-month ban for failing drug tests


If Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) defeats late substitute Vanes Martirosyan (36-3-1, 21 KOs) on May 5 in Carson, California, the rematch with Alvarez can be rescheduled for Mexican Independence Day weekend in mid-September - the same weekend on which they fought to a heavily disputed draw that most thought GGG won previous year. Read More »

Flyers' Sean Couturier a game-time decision for Game 4


The Penguins flexed their muscles in Game 1, skating the Flyers off the ice en route to a 7-0 victory. The Flyers trail the Penguins 2-1 in the series entering Wednesday's Game 4. Game 2 provided hope for the Flyers and their fans, but their goaltending isn't good enough and they don't have to scoring depth of Pittsburgh. Hope seemed to be a bit lost for Philadelphia following that embarrassing 7-0 blowout loss against Pittsburgh to kick off the series, and while it's easy to say they ... Read More »

Aguero out for season after surgery


Aguero now faces a race to be fit for the World Cup in Russian Federation, where he is expected to lead Argentina's forward line alongside Lionel Messi. But in a statement on their website , City name-checked Young for further aggravating Aguero injury. 'Sergio is fine, ' he told Argentine radio station Radio Continental. Read More »

I Can't Deny This Is In My Mind - Liverpool Hitman Mohamed Salah


According to Goal's Neil Jones, who has provided a detailed report into the secrets behind Salah's success story, the Liverpool boss deemed him to be playing too high and too wide - making it easy for the opposition to deal with him. "You can see with the team everyone tries to pass the ball to me to help me". "I am happy to have this feeling". However, when you take Salah's 30 goals away from the team's total of 78, that would mean Liverpool would have just 48 goals - which would make them ... Read More »

Joel Embiid Frustrated With Lack Of Playing Time In Philadelphia

And when you consider Philadelphia isn't entirely familiar with Wade's style of play, it's easy to see why the team could have trouble containing him. The 24-year-old Cameroonian has arguably been the player of the season for the 76ers as they won 52 games to take third seed in the Eastern Conference over LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers . Read More »

Buffalo Bills hosting Wyoming QB Josh Allen on pre-draft visit


Realistically, the G-Men are not your typical 3-13 team. He lost a lot of his better players after the 2016 season. That's a rather pessimistic look at this year's crop of quarterback prospects. CBSSports.com's latest mock draft illuminates that want. "You're going to get a guy that's a competitor and passionate about the game". Despite the Giants adding left tackle Nate Solder and left guard Patrick Omameh, there's still a lot of work to be done. Read More »

Gold medalist sues USA Gymnastics, Michigan State


Jordyn Wieber , a 2012 Olympic gold medalist from the Lansing area, has joined three of her teammates in filing a lawsuit over sexual abuse by Larry Nassar , physician for the US gymnastics team and a sports-medicine doctor at Michigan State University. Read More »

Live Scorecard for IPL T20 RR Vs KKR


KKR has some explosive batsmen in this season in their side. Both teams ( Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders ) are one of strongest IPL teams and have potential to win the IPL 2018 title. Put in by their celebrated former captain Gautam Gambhir, KKR piled up 200/9 as in-form Rana smashed a 35-ball 59 with Russell clobbering a 12-ball 44, that included six sixes off Mohammed Shami. Read More »