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Federal Bureau of Investigation witness testifies he paid Ex-Bills DE Aaron Maybin in college Federal Bureau of Investigation witness testifies he paid Ex-Bills DE Aaron Maybin in college
- April 26, 2019

Via Yahoo! Sports , without naming Johnson directly, Blazer identified the coach as having directed a payment to Maybin to try and keep him from declaring early from the NFL Draft. The only person on the Nittany Lion staff at that time who fits that description was longtime assistant Larry Johnson Sr., who now works at Ohio State, and whose son was an National Football League running back. (more...)
Quick Reaction: Magic 96, Raptors 115 (Raptors win series 4-1) Quick Reaction: Magic 96, Raptors 115 (Raptors win series 4-1)
- April 25, 2019

Kyle Lowry scored 14 points as the Raptors finished off the Magic easily, bouncing back from a game one defeat to win by double-digits in three of the next four. Toronto was a +31 with Lowry on the floor. "He's playing strong, playing fast, playing defence, he's a great two-way player, he's a great player in this league". (more...)
Lillard sparks Portland past Oklahoma City for 3-1 lead Lillard sparks Portland past Oklahoma City for 3-1 lead
- April 25, 2019

Trail Blazers: Lillard has had 30-plus points 13 times in the postseason. The game appeared to be in hand with the Thunder holding a commanding lead midway through the fourth, but Oklahoma City's longtime issues showed up at the most inopportune time. (more...)
Valverde: Still work to do in title race Valverde: Still work to do in title race
- April 24, 2019

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde warned his side still have work to do to defend their LaLiga title despite boasting a nine-point lead with five games to go. There was nothing complicated about Lenglet's opener, the Frenchman rising high above two defenders and heading into the corner for his first league goal in a Barcelona shirt. (more...)
NHL Playoffs Game 6 Betting Odds, Preview: Will Capitals, Stars Advance? NHL Playoffs Game 6 Betting Odds, Preview: Will Capitals, Stars Advance?
- April 24, 2019

Not only were the Sharks outshot, 58-29, and out-attempted, 111-63 at 5-on-5, they also allowed 4.11 expected goals while generating only 1.82. Williams then put Carolina up by two goals 84 seconds later by tipping Brett Pesce's shot past Holtby and Hamilton extended the lead with his empty-netter with 3:06 left. (more...)
Rafael Nadal vs Fabio Fognini Rafael Nadal vs Fabio Fognini
- April 22, 2019

Open in five sets, but this was arguably the most impressive. "It was this kind of day that everything went wrong". Fognini next plays unseeded Serb Dusan Lajovic in their first-ever meeting, and one few would have predicted happening here. (more...)
Phelps recounts viral Masters moment watching Tiger Phelps recounts viral Masters moment watching Tiger
- April 22, 2019

The 39-year-old told Golf Digest that the 14-1 bet was his first sports wager. "To me, it was the greatest comeback I've ever seen ". He's won the Masters. Jordan recognized the achievement and said that Woods' comeback eclipsed his own return to the National Basketball Association after he swapped sports to play baseball back in 1995. (more...)
Bucks send Pistons to 12th straight playoff loss Bucks send Pistons to 12th straight playoff loss
- April 21, 2019

While Yahoo Sports' Vincent Goodwill reported Griffin would likely miss the entire series against the Bucks , the 30-year-old Griffin was spotted putting up shots prior to Wednesday's game. The team was going to struggle remaining competitive with Griffin on the court. The eighth-seeded Pistons , who were paced by 19 points from Kennard, are on a 12-game play-off losing streak dating back to 2008 - the second-worst run after the New York Knicks, who had 13 consecutive defeats from 2001-12. (more...)
Pep Guardiola: VAR should have ruled out crucial Spurs goal Pep Guardiola: VAR should have ruled out crucial Spurs goal
- April 21, 2019

And the loss of injured Spurs midfielder Moussa Sissoko on 41 minutes, which forced Mauricio Pochettino to change his formation by introducing Fernando Llorente as a lone striker, appeared to play into City's hands. Porto had briefly reduced the arrears through Eder Militao, but having lost the first leg 2-0 at Anfield, it never seemed in a position to overturn the deficit. (more...)
Second round at RBC Heritage resumes after 3:43 delay Second round at RBC Heritage resumes after 3:43 delay
- April 21, 2019

In hard conditions in a weather affected second round, the Offaly golfer is on nine under par, one shot ahead of Trey Mullinax and two ahead of Emiliano Grillo and World Number 1, Dustin Johnson . He jumped all over the course as quick as he could with birdies on the first and second holes before storms swept the island resort area in the second round. (more...)
Detroit Red Wings officially name Steve Yzerman general manager Detroit Red Wings officially name Steve Yzerman general manager
- April 20, 2019

If McCrimmon is not available, the Seattle group is expected to wait until next year to make a hire and see what other candidates emerge by that time. The man adored by fans and affectionately known as The Captain is back. Yzerman's return will be heralded in Detroit, and now he'll face more pressure as a front office member than he ever has. (more...)
Blue Jackets' All-In Approach Pays Off With Historic Sweep of Lightning Blue Jackets' All-In Approach Pays Off With Historic Sweep of Lightning
- April 19, 2019

The Lightning won the Presidents' Trophy this year with the best regular season record and most points in the league. After game four, Lightning head coach Jon Cooper spoke about his team's failure. "We played Columbus late in the year, we saw how they could play, good team, I think they were still putting their pieces together". Though the Penguins extended their playoff streak to 13 years and counting, they only sporadically played the kind of intelligent and responsible hockey ... (more...)
Warriors Remain NBA Championship Odds Favorites Despite Setback Warriors Remain NBA Championship Odds Favorites Despite Setback
- April 19, 2019

Los Angeles is 48-25 when scoring 100 or more points. Cousins exited Monday's game-two loss in the first quarter clutching his left quad. The Warriors led the Clippers by 23 points at halftime, 73-50. So things are all even in those two Western Conference first-round series, which resume with a pair of Game 3s on Thursday night. Bogut played 18 minutes, recording 3 points, 9 rebounds, and 2 assists for a +5, while Jordan Bell played just four minutes. (more...)
A look at the top four battle in the Premier League A look at the top four battle in the Premier League
- April 19, 2019

This was an ultimately comfortable evening for Emery's side, and the way that they brushed aside the second best team in Italy in such a superbly disciplined way speaks volumes about how far this team has come in the manager's debut season. (more...)
Liverpool fans make Sadio Mane prediction after surprise Jurgen Klopp selection Liverpool fans make Sadio Mane prediction after surprise Jurgen Klopp selection
- April 18, 2019

Porto coach Sergio Conceicao hailed Liverpool as the best team on the planet at times this season even as he tries to plot their downfall in the Champions League. "We were really good in the first leg and we will have to be really good tomorrow again". "Why they don't protect teams like us?" We think we only have derbies in Germany or in England but then you come to Portugal and they are loud here. (more...)
Russell Wilson becomes NFL's highest-paid player Russell Wilson becomes NFL's highest-paid player
- April 18, 2019

Though the team had made clear that they wanted to work out a new deal with Wilson, tension reportedly mounted as the midnight deadline approached with no clear public signs of progress. "Hey Seattle", says Wilson. Seattle has reached the playoffs six of the seven years he's been under center. "You're always the first person in, and the last person out". (more...)
Ajax manager confirms Liverpool and Manchester United target will move this summer Ajax manager confirms Liverpool and Manchester United target will move this summer
- April 18, 2019

Ronaldo also has more goals than any other player in the Champions League history with 126 goals in 162 matches, while Messi is second with 110 goals in 133 games. "It's weird, not normal.I have no words for it!" he told reporters after the match. Teenager De Ligt's 67th-minute header completed a come-from-behind 2-1 win at Allianz Stadium and remarkable 3-2 aggregate triumph in the quarter-finals . (more...)
The Athletic's grades for former UGA players in NFL Draft The Athletic's grades for former UGA players in NFL Draft
- April 18, 2019

Recently, college football insider Dane Brugler of The Athletic announced where he thinks some of college football's biggest stars will be taken in the upcoming 2019 NFL Draft . On Tuesday, Keim was asked whether he's ever spread misinformation himself. Bringing in a new general manager in Mike Mayock, who was getting his first crack at the job at the NFL level, there were plenty of question marks when the new league year began. (more...)
Klopp hails Salah as he targets 97-point total Klopp hails Salah as he targets 97-point total
- April 18, 2019

The competition for places has made almost every player better. Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson led the tributes by laying a floral tribute at St George's Hall. Manchester United are also in the battle for the top four, although Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side made hard work of West Ham, needing two penalties from Paul Pogba to give them a 2-1 win at Old Trafford. (more...)
Manchester United's rebuilding job: who should stay and who should go? Manchester United's rebuilding job: who should stay and who should go?
- April 18, 2019

He said: "We did well to get here and you could see the difference between the two teams". The next few years are going to be massive for us to get to the level that Barcelona and other teams are at. Solskjaer has said he expects Pogba to stay, but the situation could change if the club's record signing pushes for a transfer. The Manchester derby at Old Trafford is then followed by Chelsea's visit in a run of fixtures that could go a long way towards defining United's campaign. (more...)
Boston Marathon results: Complete list of 2019 winners Boston Marathon results: Complete list of 2019 winners
- April 17, 2019

The second place finisher, two-time victor Lelisa Desisa, finished one second slower, according to race officials. USA's Jordan Hasay was third in 2:25:20, Ethiopia's Meskerem Assefa fourth in 2:25:40 and defending champion Desiree Linden fifth in 2:27:00. (more...)
De Bruyne: I only spoke to Mourinho twice De Bruyne: I only spoke to Mourinho twice
- April 16, 2019

But De Bruyne couldn't force his way into Mourinho's long-term plans. Eventually, De Bruyne completed a switch to Wolfsburg in 2014 and with his game improving after each match, he returned to the English topflight a year later to win the title with the Citizens. (more...)
Harden, Rockets cruise past Jazz in Game 1 Harden, Rockets cruise past Jazz in Game 1
- April 16, 2019

Utah coach Quin Snyder clearly watched tape of the Rockets-Milwaukee games this year and saw how they shaded Harden on his left hand and forced him off the three point line because that was their strategy in Game One. Not only did the Rockets hold the Jazz to 90 points and 39 percent shooting, they shut the Jazz down in the first and fourth quarters holding them to 20 and 19 points respectively. (more...)
Bettor Wins $1.19 Million On Tiger Woods Winning The Masters Bettor Wins $1.19 Million On Tiger Woods Winning The Masters
- April 16, 2019

And now I know why I'm balding", Woods said . "Just to have them there and have them see their Pops win , just like my Pops saw me win here, it's pretty special". I've always absolutely loved playing here, from the time I was 13. "We actually want our players to get their wins", DraftKings' Jamie Shea said. It was common for Woods to be the most popular golfer at a tournament, regardless of how long the odds. (more...)
Golfer at Masters accidentally hits the ball during practice swing Golfer at Masters accidentally hits the ball during practice swing
- April 15, 2019

Johnson teed up his ball, squared up his stance and took a practice swing. Johnson said after the round when told video of the swing existed. He was then informed that because the contact he made was unintentional, it did not count as a penalty stroke. (more...)
Billy Vunipola explains support for Folau after social media posts Billy Vunipola explains support for Folau after social media posts
- April 15, 2019

That lead to a warning from Rugby Australia any further posts containing hate speech would lead to the end of his contract. "And after talking to some commissioners [on Thursday], we don't support him playing rugby league again". "In the absence of compelling mitigating factors, it is our intention to terminate his contract." But it seems as though that door has been slammed in the star's face. (more...)
Tiger Woods captures fifth Masters golf title Tiger Woods captures fifth Masters golf title
- April 15, 2019

The victory came 14 years after winning his last Green Jacket and prompted emotional scenes as Woods embraced his mother Kultida, and his children Sam and Charlie after holing a putt on the last to move to 15 major titles, within three of all-time great Jack Nicklaus. (more...)
Jordan Henderson feels more comfortable in new advanced… Jordan Henderson feels more comfortable in new advanced…
- April 14, 2019

Henderson has been with Liverpool since 2011 and he was considered by many as the long-term replacement for Steven Gerrard. With the English press reporting that Rafael Camacho has just rejected a five-year contract with Liverpool , the Portuguese media was quick to turn the red alert on. (more...)
Pep Guardiola defends Manchester City tactics in Tottenham defeat Pep Guardiola defends Manchester City tactics in Tottenham defeat
- April 14, 2019

However, despite fears that Alli may have been forced to spend more time on the sidelines, he could play with a protective cast as Tottenham take on Huddersfield Town in the Premier League tomorrow (April 13). They can punish us. "We have been incredible for the past 20 months", Guardiola said. "We have won 180 points in two seasons". "Unfortunately we couldn't score but we have the second leg with our friends at home and we'll go for the semi-finals". (more...)
Magic's departure stunned LeBron; Pelinka will remain Magic's departure stunned LeBron; Pelinka will remain
- April 14, 2019

Marc Gasol , the trade-deadline acquisition whose arrival meant we couldn't ask, on the eve of Game 1 of the first round, Jonas Valanciunas about all those chip shots he missed in the final moments of Game 1 of the second round past year, said all of that stuff was meaningless. (more...)
Minnesota Lynx draft former Gophers' guard Kenisha Bell Minnesota Lynx draft former Gophers' guard Kenisha Bell
- April 14, 2019

She looked at SC and Notre Dame and quickly decided Notre Dame checked all the boxes, deciding she would don an Irish jersey for Muffet McGraw in the fall. She was named first-team All-America as both a sophomore and a senior and won AAC Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year honors this past season. (more...)
Woods, McIlroy cool in Masters glare Woods, McIlroy cool in Masters glare
- April 13, 2019

Now, having played for over a year without any real issues with his back, the target is for Woods to try and win another major with more expectation this time around. ET. I think he's going to relish the fact that his iron play is so good because it's so crucial. "Hopefully this year, I put myself there again and, hopefully, I'll get it done". (more...)
Unlucky 13th: Johnson accidentally hits ball off tee on practice swing Unlucky 13th: Johnson accidentally hits ball off tee on practice swing
- April 13, 2019

As Johnson's group informed him, there was no penalty for the weird gaffe because it clearly happened while he was taking a practice swing. As he prepared to hit his tee shot at the dogleg par 5, Johnson did his usual pre-shot routine where his driver gets a little too close to the ball, at least that's how it seems to us mere mortals. (more...)
Chelsea and Liverpool condemn racist Salah chants Chelsea and Liverpool condemn racist Salah chants
- April 13, 2019

Chelsea have been praised for their swift response to racist chanting aimed at Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah. "On his day, he can be the world's best immediately", Klopp said in his pre-match press conference. Klopp's side are still on top of the table and just a point ahead of closest rivals Manchester City but have played a game more. The incident is especially sensitive as Liverpool host Chelsea on Sunday in a match with huge implications in the Premier League title race ... (more...)
San Diego native Luke Walton out as Lakers coach San Diego native Luke Walton out as Lakers coach
- April 13, 2019

Walton coached the Lakers for three seasons, ending with a record of 98-148. "This franchise and the city will always be special to me and my family". Walton had the Lakers at 20-14 on Christmas night after a blowout win at Golden State , and they appeared to be on the verge of coming together. There's never a boring moment in Laker Land. (more...)
Maurizio Sarri insists Roman Abramovich retains hands-on role at Chelsea Maurizio Sarri insists Roman Abramovich retains hands-on role at Chelsea
- April 12, 2019

Sarri continues to have only fleeting contact with Roman Abramovich , whose commitment to the club remains unswerving despite confirmation the owner has stopped paying up front for his £1m-a-year corporate box at Stamford Bridge. "I think we have to fight until the last minute of the last match, but without looking at the other results". CHELSEA have not suffered a home Premier League defeat on a Monday since 1994 and will be aiming to keep that record intact when they host West Ham on ... (more...)
Alvin Gentry: Anthony Davis 'Got Some Bad Advice' Alvin Gentry: Anthony Davis 'Got Some Bad Advice'
- April 12, 2019

Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry meanwhile said the saga surrounding Davis and the Lakers this season had been the most "toxic" episode he had witnessed. Between the public trade request, for which he was fined $50,000; an obscene gesture toward and fan, for which he was fined $15,000; and his decision to wear a t-shirt to the season finale with the Looney Toons sign off, "That's all folks", Davis has taken some blows to his reputation. (more...)
Costa banned for 8 games for insulting referee Costa banned for 8 games for insulting referee
- April 12, 2019

Manzano said in his match report that the Spanish worldwide had "insulted his mother", a claim Costa denied. The length of the ban means Costa's season is over - as could his Atletico career. The RFEF ruled Costa should, therefore, be suspended for four matches for "clear insults and offensive expressions made by the player towards the referee" and another four, after "meeting the referee with mild violence, without aggressive spirit, but in a manner that is reflected in the act of grabbing". (more...)
Tortilla forces stoppage in NCAA title game Tortilla forces stoppage in NCAA title game
- April 11, 2019

Bank Stadium. The Cavaliers were the first No. 1 seed to fall in Round 1 after losing to 16-seed UMBC in 2018. They managed to right their wrong this season with wins over Gardner-Webb, Oklahoma, Oregon, Purdue, and Auburn before clinching the title against Texas Tech. (more...)
Arsenal Manager Emery Names One Player who Performed well Against Everton Arsenal Manager Emery Names One Player who Performed well Against Everton
- April 11, 2019

Arsenal have reached the quarter-final stages of European competition in consecutive seasons for the first time since 2008-09/2009-10 in the Champions League . "That's the main reason he didn't start those two matches", he said . "It's just hard to make out what Arsenal are about away from home", Nicol said on the ESPN FC show . (more...)