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Sports Chris Davis Finally Snaps Historic Hitless Streak
Author: 0 Chris Davis Finally Snaps Historic Hitless Streak

Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis can finally feel some relief. It's Patriots' Day 2019 in MA, which means it's the time of year for the Boston Red Sox to play their annual early game. He is now hitting.089 on the season. The former home run champion is 0 for 33 this season. Davis, who's in year four of a seven-year, $161 million deal with the Orioles , told reporters that he consulted with a coach before the game to ensure calling for the ball would not be considered "bush".

Sports Kings Officially Announce Walton as New Coach
Author: 0 Kings Officially Announce Walton as New Coach

Now, Los Angeles is considering a few names that had been linked to the job since the middle of the season. Drew came in as the replacement coach for Tyronn Lue , who was sacked after an 0-6 start to the season. The Lakers reportedly are focusing on Williams and former Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue , and general manager Rob Pelinka plans to speak with each candidate in the near future, league sources told ESPN .

Sports Wisconsin man’s wager on Tiger earns him more than $1.2M
Author: 0 Wisconsin man’s wager on Tiger earns him more than $1.2M

Other books in Las Vegas took similar losses. Colin says Tiger has amazingly established this unique ability to be beloved by the American public even though he's lived a life that would normally incite quite the opposite reaction. "To get his 15th after a long wait, after a lot of years away from competitive golf, being in a position where he wasn't sure he was going to play again, it's cool stuff".

Sports Wilson agrees to $140 million extension, now NFL's top-paid
Author: 0 Wilson agrees to $140 million extension, now NFL's top-paid

Recent rumors linked Wilson to the New York Giants as Eli Manning's replacement and suggested he might demand a trade if he and the Seahawks failed to agree to a long-term contract extension by Monday. "Russell loves this town, this team and these fans and part of the compromise involved his affection for all things Seattle", Rodgers said. Even if he played out 2019 under his current deal, Seattle could have used the franchise tag if needed to keep him under contract through 2020 and ...

Sports Duke's Zion Williamson Declares Himself for NBA Draft
Author: 0 Duke's Zion Williamson Declares Himself for NBA Draft

Williamson was the AP Player of the Year, Naismith Award victor and Wooden Award victor among his many accolades this season. Williamson formally revealed his intentions in an Instagram post. And that it was, the 6-foot-7 forward averaging 22.6 points, 8.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists over 33 games that included an ACC Championship and NCAA tournament disappointment, with the Blue Devils bowing out to Michigan State in the Elite 8.

Sports Russell Wilson tweets he has new deal with Seattle Seahawks
Author: 0 Russell Wilson tweets he has new deal with Seattle Seahawks

Wilson has given the Seahawks a deadline of midnight tonight to ink a long term deal, otherwise he will play out his current contract and force Seattle into the franchise tag game that eventually got Kirk Cousins onto the open market. Things aren't great in Seattle, where Russell Wilson isn't happy with his contract. But if/when April 15 without a long-term deal between the Seahawks and Wilson, the question of whether would take less from a different team becomes highly relevant to whether ...

Sports Ovechkin knocks out Svechnikov as Caps vs. Hurricanes series gets heated
Author: 0 Ovechkin knocks out Svechnikov as Caps vs. Hurricanes series gets heated

Then, the 33-year-old Ovechkin landed a couple of monster right hands and dropped the 19-year-old clean. If you had Ovechkin by knockout in the first period, congratulations, you just cashed. The No. 2 overall pick in the 2018 National Hockey League draft has played in every game for the Hurricanes this season, scoring 20 goals and 17 assists.

Sports Irving, Morris lead Celtics' rally past Pacers in Game 1
Author: 0 Irving, Morris lead Celtics' rally past Pacers in Game 1

Darren Collinson is dishing five assists and Domantas Sabonis is grabbing nine rebounds. While it's just one game, the Boston Celtics seem to be playing with that pep in their step again, and they're one of the scariest teams in the league when playing to their full potential.

Sports Leganes 1 - 1 R Madrid | 15 April 2019
Author: 0 Leganes 1 - 1 R Madrid | 15 April 2019

They are planning on offloading a number of players also . He simply can not be replaced, according to Zidane, which may sound great but it really doesn't help solve the problem that Madrid now face. Today I wanted to make a change, that's all. However, the Wales global has endured a considerable amount of criticism from supporters this season, many of whom feel he hasn't sufficiently filled the void left by Cristiano Ronaldo's departure to Juventus .

Sports Former Chelsea star reveals how he was treated by the club
Author: 0 Former Chelsea star reveals how he was treated by the club

City find themselves two points off league leaders Liverpool , but winning their game in hand will take them back to the top of the table, with a one point lead. The home side soon had an injury concern, Jeffrey Schlupp limping off after a collision and being replaced by Cheikhou Kouyate , with City continuing to threaten and Scott Dann doing well to clear another Silva cross.

Sports Emery urges Ramsey to make a major impact for Arsenal before leaving
Author: 0 Emery urges Ramsey to make a major impact for Arsenal before leaving

Initially, ex-gunner Mikel Arteta was rumoured to be a front-runner for the job but Emery's interest in taking over the North London side was enough to sway the board in his favour. Gracia gave his players three days off following their semi-final exertions but he has no intention of rotating his squad for Premier League duty with seventh spot still up for grabs.

Sports Watch 2019 Boston Marathon Men’s Race End With Amazing Photo Finish
Author: 0 Watch 2019 Boston Marathon Men’s Race End With Amazing Photo Finish

Shiloh Schulte of Kennebunk and Meg Brockett of Portland were the fastest ME runners in Monday's 123rd Boston Marathon. The qualification window for the 2020 marathon opened September 15, 2018, and qualifying times are based upon each athlete's age on the date of next year's race: April 20, 2020.

Sports Harvick captures pole for Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond
Author: 0 Harvick captures pole for Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond

Logano appeared to have a auto capable of taking the victory in his own right for much of the 400-lap race, running Truex down and passing him to win the second stage as he led 52 laps in the middle portion of the event. Erik Jones will start on the outside of the front row, with Kurt Busch and Joey Logano in the second row. "Sometimes in pro sports, you know, you get on a roll, things go well", Gibbs said.

Sports Game of Phones: 76ers get blown call on bench in blowout
Author: 0 Game of Phones: 76ers get blown call on bench in blowout

Losing to the Nets is one thing, but it only got worse for Philadelphia fans. "We got great minds behind it", Russell said. Midway through the fourth quarter, with the Sixers down 16 points, the television broadcast showed a replay of Amir Johnson and Embiid looking at text messages on the former's phone - not just a violation of National Basketball Association rules, but an action that seemed to convey their lack of concern over what was transpiring on the floor.

Sports Tiger Woods To Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom From Donald Trump
Author: 0 Tiger Woods To Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom From Donald Trump

Trump has promised a lot on Twitter, so it remains to be seen if Tiger will actually receive the Medal, but as of now it's been a pretty great week for the golf icon. Former President Barack Obama also congratulated the athlete. Trump is an especially close watcher of the game, being the owner of Trump-brand golf courses and something of a student of the game himself - although there have been multiple reports, including from established golfers, that he cheats when competing.

Sports Damian Lillard Calls Enes Kanter 'The MVP' Of Game 1
Author: 0 Damian Lillard Calls Enes Kanter 'The MVP' Of Game 1

He was backed by C.J. McCollum, who added 24 points from nine-of-24 shooting with six rebounds and three assists. Of the 16 playoff teams, only the Detroit Pistons had a worst three-point percentage as a team than Oklahoma City in the regular season.

Sports What does David Griffin’s hire mean for the Celtics?
Author: 0 What does David Griffin’s hire mean for the Celtics?

The immediate mandate for Griffin is unmistakable: Navigate a trade of All-NBA star Anthony Davis that'll shape the future of the franchise. Danny Ferry had held the GM job on an interim basis but decided he didn't want the job permanently, he told Wojnarowski .

Sports Klopp sets his sights on Liverpool club-record 97 point total
Author: 0 Klopp sets his sights on Liverpool club-record 97 point total

Liverpool star Mo Salah scored possibly the goal of the season yesterday in the crucial 2-0 win over Chelsea. "But I am really happy with the performance because we stayed in the match very well". After the second goal - a shocking goal in a good way for them, but not for us - we reacted. We play our game. You lose your focus then. After the loss, Chelsea are now fourth on the table with 66 points from 34 games and they have now played one game more than their top-four rivals.

Sports Rockets rout Jazz by 32 in Game 1
Author: 0 Rockets rout Jazz by 32 in Game 1

Gobert had a super efficient (8-of-10 shooting) double-double of 22 points and 12 rebounds, but the same can't be said for Mitchell, who put up 19 on 7-of-18 shooting from the field (38.9 percent) while recording zero assists. They'll assuredly come into this series prepared and with a well-crafted game plan, courtesy of Quin Snyder, that if executed well could very well lead to victory.

Sports India pick Karthik over Pant in CWC squad
Author: 0 India pick Karthik over Pant in CWC squad

The #4 slot in the squad is now open and the team can either opt to field an extra all-rounder like Vijay Shankar or play KL Rahul. "It is definitely a case which we have debated at length". "What Vijay Shankar offers is three dimensional", Prasad said. Another favourite for the No 4 spot is KL Rahul, who is back among runs, and could also end up as the middle-order choice.

Sports Winx wins 33rd consecutive race at Randwick
Author: 0 Winx wins 33rd consecutive race at Randwick

Dubbed the "Usain Bolt of horse racing" by some, Winx has earned its owners more than $16 million in recent years as well winning global recognition through awards such as the 2018 Longines Horse of the Year alongside Cracksman . "I dare say if she had something else to catch, she had more to give". Chris Waller and Winx have combined for one last win. It's great for our sport.

Sports Tiger Woods seals fifth Masters title and 15th major
Author: 0 Tiger Woods seals fifth Masters title and 15th major

But it's not like I can only worry about him. During the final round, Woods had six birdies to build a two-shot lead heading into the 18th hole, and while he missed a long putt for par, he was able to tap in the short put to trigger a major celebration from the golfer and the gallery.

Sports Tiger Woods' Kids Couldn't Be Happier About 1st Major in 11 Years
Author: 0 Tiger Woods' Kids Couldn't Be Happier About 1st Major in 11 Years

It marks his 15th major title and his first since 2008. It had been 11 years since Tiger Woods had last won a major tournament. Woods now has 15 major titles overall, just three behind Jack Nicklaus' record of 18. Professionally, it's an impressive comeback for sure after Woods' was forced to undergo surgeries for back and leg injuries that almost ended his career.

Sports Zach Johnson had the most embarrassing Masters moment
Author: 0 Zach Johnson had the most embarrassing Masters moment

The extraordinary incident became even more weird once the ball had richocheted off the tee marker and come to rest only a couple of metres away, still on the teeing ground. Luckily for Johnson, no penalty was given since he did not intend to hit his ball. Johnson just made the cut and he is at three over par. "Okay, there's a first for everything there boys", Johnson said, relieved.

Sports Quinton de Kock demolition not enough for Mumbai Indians
Author: 0 Quinton de Kock demolition not enough for Mumbai Indians

Playing on a big ground and a fast outfield at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur, the home team batted first and got off to a quick start with openers Ajinkya Rahane and Jos Buttler scoring some quick runs. None of the batsmen could score a big innings with Ben Stokes emerging as the top-scorer with 28 runs. Jofra Archer is menacing with the ball, as is Varun Aaron and Oshane Thomas.

Sports Leafs' Kadri offered in-person hearing for cross-checking Bruins' DeBrusk
Author: 0 Leafs' Kadri offered in-person hearing for cross-checking Bruins' DeBrusk

Kadri caught Boston Bruins forward Jake DeBrusk with a cross-check to the head with around six minutes remaining in the third period of Game 2. The Leafs neutralized Boston's top line of Marchand, Bergeron and David Pastrnak at 5 on 5 in their 4-1 victory in Game 1, while Mitch Marner led and offensive surge with two goals.

Sports Chelsea ace Hazard: We MUST qualify for Champions League
Author: 0 Chelsea ace Hazard: We MUST qualify for Champions League

He may just prioritise the Europa League this season and opt to rest players ahead of his side's quarter-final second leg clash against Slavia Prague next week. But it will be up to the likes of Mo Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane to break down Chelsea's backline and secure a massive three points to stay alive for the title.

Sports LeBron Ready To Recruit Another Star, Wants To Win With Lakers
Author: 0 LeBron Ready To Recruit Another Star, Wants To Win With Lakers

Unfortunately for us sneakerheads, basketball arenas are typically very well lit so we didn't get to see the glow in the dark features in action. "I'm sure it's a different experience for him, for better or worse..." Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James, Kyle Kuzma and Lonzo Ball, from left, sit on the bench during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors on Thursday, April 4, 2019 , in Los Angeles.

Sports Kevin Durant, Patrick Beverley ejected in Warriors' win
Author: 0 Kevin Durant, Patrick Beverley ejected in Warriors' win

With 4:41 to play, the two got tangled up, with Durant pushing Beverley into the scorer's table. "I got pushed, I got up, I got ejected", Beverley said. He's a hell of a defender who plays hard. "But it was the same play for me coming back on the other end, where I had an opportunity to bring some intensity to the arena, to the game, to my team, and I thought it was a flawless time for me to do so, without resulting in a technical foul".

Sports Warriors start playoff road, without LeBron at the end
Author: 0 Warriors start playoff road, without LeBron at the end

Russell Westbrook also managed to average a triple-double throughout the season again. One face that Bucks fans might be glad to see is Thon Maker, who was part of the three-way deadline deal that landed Nikola Mirotic in Milwaukee. Durant came to the Warriors after eight seasons with the Thunder. The Lakers were the second seed in the Western Conference but did not lose a single game en route to the Finals against the Philadelphia 76ers , in which they recovered from defeat in Game 1 to ...

Sports Leicester City 0 Newcastle United 1
Author: 0 Leicester City 0 Newcastle United 1

Brendan Rodgers hopes Leicester will learn from a disappointing display that saw them lose 1-0 to Newcastle on Friday Night Football . "That's what you have to do, otherwise you are going to be even lower in the Premier League and we would have been fighting relegation".