• Derek Jeter And Jeb Bush Reportedly Win Auction For Miami Marlins
Derek Jeter And Jeb Bush Reportedly Win Auction For Miami Marlins

The Miami Herald reported that the purchase price for the club will be $1.3 billion, and that Bush will be the "control person", in Major League Baseball parlance, for the five-person group. Diehard fans of the New York Yankees will have to get used to seeing franchise icon Derek Jeter associated with another Major League Baseball team.

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  • Larry Bird drives IndyCar to deliver Indiana Pacers' All-Star Game bid
Larry Bird drives IndyCar to deliver Indiana Pacers' All-Star Game bid

But like so many times this season, the Pacers seemed to pack it in early as they let Cleveland run all over them in the third quarter. But will it be enough to convince George the Pacers are moving in the right direction? George has excelled as the best player on his team, taking on more responsibility and playing 40+ minutes on nine occ...

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  • Hawks even up series with Wizards with Game 4 win
Hawks even up series with Wizards with Game 4 win

In the final five minutes, Paul Millsap and Dennis Schroder , who struggled most of the game after playing well in the first three games, took over with some key shots to put the game away for Atlanta and lock the series up at 2-2. As Wall shared a similar lament, he countered with an argument that the Wizards had been forced into more jump shots ...

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  • Toure wants a better deal from ref in derby
Toure wants a better deal from ref in derby

Thursday's match could have a big impact on the race for a top four spot in the Premier League and the battle for Champions League qualification. The victory on Sunday means Arsenal have registered back-to-back wins for the first time since January, following a miserable run of form in the league.

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  • Carragher: This Liverpool player has awoken from mid-season slumber
Carragher: This Liverpool player has awoken from mid-season slumber

It is now five goals in his last five games for the tall Belgium striker, who equalized at Anfield in the 42nd minute with a sidefooted finish before stooping to head home the victor from a corner in the 74th. "He has come alive these last couple of months", Carragher said on Sky Sports 1's live coverage of the Liverpool-Palace match. However, ...

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  • Dortmund coach says Marc Bartra could return in 4 weeks
Dortmund coach says Marc Bartra could return in 4 weeks

The Dortmund spokesman also confirmed the team bus had strengthened glass in its windows, but the force of the blasts still shattered several panes. "We were never asked, we were informed by a text message that the UEFA made a decision in Switzerland".

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  • Messi's 500th Barca goal sinks Real Madrid in thriller
Messi's 500th Barca goal sinks Real Madrid in thriller

Real, who have one game in hand, lead second-placed Barca , champions for the past two years, by three points. Messi scored his 499th goal for Barcelona with a superb individual effort on 33 minutes to cancel out Casemiro's opener for Madrid , with that effort making him the leading scorer in El Clasico in La Liga, surpassing Alfredo Di Ste...

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  • Blake Griffin leaves Game 3 with bruised right big toe
Blake Griffin leaves Game 3 with bruised right big toe

Down by nine early in the 3rd quarter and no end to the misery in sight, things for the Clippers went from bad to worse when they watched Blake Griffin hobble off the court after injuring his toe late in the 2nd quarter. "Yes, it's a must-win situation for us", he said. Griffin had X-rays at the arena that were negative and the Clippers planned...

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  • Mourinho unsure of Pogba fitness for Manchester derby
Mourinho unsure of Pogba fitness for Manchester derby

Let's hope, for the sake of the kitman, that no other United player suffers a serious injury. "But because it is two more injuries to two wonderful guys - two important injuries, two important surgeries and two important periods of recovery".

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  • MLB Predictions: Will Cubs snap skid with win over Brewers? 4/17/17
MLB Predictions: Will Cubs snap skid with win over Brewers? 4/17/17

Feliz started him with two straight sliders that missed for balls, then on a 2-0 count, he missed his spot with a 97 miles per hour fastball. Some 377 feet later, the ball landed in the left field bleachers at Wrigley Field, giving the Cubs a 7-4 win.

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  • Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus in line for return for Man City
Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus in line for return for Man City

Gabriel made a big impression as an 82nd-minute substitute against Spurs and went onto start the next four games, scoring three times including a last-minute victor against Swansea City. Although they defeated Middlesbrough in the last round, Arsenal are not convincing at all. So how crucial to Guardiola is winning the FA Cup? If he wants t...

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  • Christian McCaffrey, Leonard Fournette 'both fit' our offense — Panthers GM
Christian McCaffrey, Leonard Fournette 'both fit' our offense — Panthers GM

Gettleman's discussion of the top running backs in next week's draft (April 27-29 in Philadelphia) will fuel the thought that the Panthers will target a ball carrier with their top selection. "The last two years he's rushed the ball for 650 and he's caught another 90 balls", he said. There have also been doubts about if Fournette can be an every-do...

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  • Celtics down 2-0, and Boston needs another comeback story
Celtics down 2-0, and Boston needs another comeback story

According to the Bulls, Rondo suffered the injury in Tuesday's commanding Game 2 victory, and X-rays revealed the thumb fracture. These little bursts of output from the supporting cast have been missing during the regular season run, due to random playing time, inconsistent rotations, and miserable coaching.

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  • Rockets overcome Westbrook's 51, take 2-0 lead over Thunder
Rockets overcome Westbrook's 51, take 2-0 lead over Thunder

The teams will travel to Portland for the next two meetings in the best-of-seven, with the Warriors taking a 2-0 lead into Game 3 on Saturday. Gordon delivered the decisive shot with 1:48 remaining, drilling a 28-footer off a Harden pass to extend the lead to eight and give Houston a 2-0 series lead.

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  • Anthony Johnson retires after UFC 210 loss, shoots down Rams rumours
Anthony Johnson retires after UFC 210 loss, shoots down Rams rumours

He then returned roughly two-and-a-half minutes later to weigh in at 205 pounds, but several onlookers accused him of cheating the system with an old wrestling trick and holding onto the towel that hid his naked body while weighing in. Johnson had some success too as he took down the former Olympian but it was a thudding roundhouse kick that was ...

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  • Spurs, Cavaliers look to take big step toward series sweeps
Spurs, Cavaliers look to take big step toward series sweeps

San Antonio won 96-82. Over at the Quicken Loans Arena, Kyrie Irving scored 37 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a fierce late fightback from the Indiana Pacers to hold on for a 117-111 victory and take a 2-0 series lead in their Eastern Conference play-off duel.

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  • AC Milan Poised To Sound Out Romelu Lukaku's Agent
AC Milan Poised To Sound Out Romelu Lukaku's Agent

Join the We Are Hooligans team! Lukaku still has two years left to run on his contract and despite stating he will not sign fresh terms, Everton will not be forced into letting him go prematurely. According to the Sun , the Blues hold the advantage in the transfer race with the Belgium global having told pals that he prefers a return to Stamfor...

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  • Aaron Judge extends Yankees lead with 448-foot HR
Aaron Judge extends Yankees lead with 448-foot HR

He also never had been in New York City or Yankee Stadium before, but he said he had two days to take in his surroundings and didn't think the atmosphere was a factor. Warren gave up an RBI double to Kevan Smith before Aroldis Chapman earned his fourth save when Tyler Saladino grounded into a game-ending double play - the fourth turned by the...

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  • Dubnyk, Wild beat Blues 2-0 to avoid elimination
Dubnyk, Wild beat Blues 2-0 to avoid elimination

It was Anderson's fourth career playoff shutout. St. Louis goalie Jake Allen was considered one of the bigger question marks in net. "That's a playoff series , though". He allowed two goals on 28 shots, but failed to get any offensive support from his teammates. "And obviously, playoffs right now, whether it's the overtimes or teams that are s...

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  • Cubs avoid fifth straight loss, Yankees beaten
Cubs avoid fifth straight loss, Yankees beaten

Trying for his first four-out save this year, Feliz (0-2) struck out Javier Baez to strand a runner on third. Anthony Rizzo grounded out, and Russell followed with a drive into the left-field bleachers on a 2-0 count. That shot put a jolt through frigid Yankee Stadium, where fans hid beneath big coats and later umbrellas when a light rain beg...

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  • Portland's Nurkic out Game 2, Warriors' Durant questionable
Portland's Nurkic out Game 2, Warriors' Durant questionable

The intrigue surrounding which players would be healthy enough to play in Game One of the first round series between the Trail Blazers and Warriors was mostly centered around Portland center Jusuf Nurkić. "At some point you have to make them miss" Green said after the game. They brought the whirlwind that usually shows up right after halftime whi...

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  • Sharks' Thornton, Couture game-time decision
Sharks' Thornton, Couture game-time decision

The Sharks made the right adjustments, took back control in the 2nd and never looked back. The first two games of this round will be played in Edmonton, but the next two are set for San Jose. The Oilers are as whole have been completely made over and only two Sharks remain from that series (Thornton and Marleau) and that series was over a d...

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  • Klopp confirms new Liverpool role for Gerrard
Klopp confirms new Liverpool role for Gerrard

That was fantastic, really good. "They all enjoy it a lot, and he enjoys it a lot". "Yes he will be a coach of the youth team next season. I'm pretty sure he could have a few games". "We should be at our best because West Brom have played an outstanding season". "I don't think about it", he said. "We don't see leaders like them much on the pi...

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  • Praneeth enters maiden Super Series final at Singapore
Praneeth enters maiden Super Series final at Singapore

Asked what went through his mind when he won the winning point, he said: "To be honest, I was blank. It was a wonderful feeling". However, Praneeth was touch nervous on eve of the final. My net game too improved. Lee managed to reduce the deficit to 4-10 before the Indian entered the break at 11-4. It was a ding-dong battle. However, Andhra Prade...

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  • Notes From The Phillies' 6-4 Loss To Washington
Notes From The Phillies' 6-4 Loss To Washington

Nate Jones (1-0) struck out two in a flawless ninth, and David Robertson fanned his first two batters in a 1-2-3 10th for his third save in as many chances. "Nine games is not enough to know somebody", Washington manager Dusty Baker said Friday of Wieters. "We have to get better at fundamental plays. Certainly you don't want to run out of pitching...

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  • Southampton vs Manchester City
Southampton vs Manchester City

The long-absent Vincent Kompany's first intervention here, cool, calm and perfectly executed, was to steal the ball from Redmond, then flick it casually over the attacker's head. Replacing Ronald Koeman, who had secured seventh- and sixth-place finishes, was a thankless task, and it didn't take long for a section of Southampton supporters to star...

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  • Shakespeare hopes Morgan will be fit for Atletico clash
Shakespeare hopes Morgan will be fit for Atletico clash

Sam Allardyce has been imploring his players to "respect the point" since taking the reins at Crystal Palace back in December, and yesterday's 2-2 draw was evidence his players are taking note. After going 2-0 down early into the second half, Yohan Cabaye pulled one back before Benteke latched onto a cross to draw the game level and earn Palace a...

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  • Rod Carew saved by heart from NFL player
Rod Carew saved by heart from NFL player

When the families met in person for the first time, in a visit coordinated by the AHA on March 2, one of the first things Mary did was lean her head against Carew's chest. He was in fact the donor that helped the 71-year-old Carew survive heart and kidney transplant surgery. The donor, she was told, was 29 - the same age as Reuland and the number...

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  • Westbrook breaks triple-double record and secures dramatic win for Thunder
Westbrook breaks triple-double record and secures dramatic win for Thunder

If Harden wins the NBA MVP over Westbrook, it means that the voters would have valued Harden team's win-loss record compared to Westbrook team's performance this year. I'm very thankful and blessed to be able to go out and compete at the highest level. "What's more, he leads the league in scoring by a comfortable margin at 31.9 points per game".

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  • LEADING OFF: Braves open new park, Moreland near double mark
LEADING OFF: Braves open new park, Moreland near double mark

Before Opening Day, a bridge near the Braves' new SunTrust Park collapsed, which the Atlanta Journal-Constitution predicted could cause miserable traffic around the stadium on game days for months. The Braves are strongly encouraging fans to purchase pre-paid parking passes to games as they will help alleviate delays around the stadium. Inc...

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  • Edmonton Oilers Dominate to Win Game 2, Tie Series
Edmonton Oilers Dominate to Win Game 2, Tie Series

The Sharks generated 13 shots on goal on the power play in six opportunities, including Joel Ward's early second period goal. Couture said it was good to get back on the ice as he tries to get back into condition after sitting for two weeks.

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  • Ronald Koeman: What I really think about Everton's draw at Manchester United
Ronald Koeman: What I really think about Everton's draw at Manchester United

I was really confident to keep the clean sheet tonight. "He came from Ecuador, arrived here, played 90 minutes, it was a big effort for him, we need to protect him". "We build well, but we don't score enough goals, we don't kill off enough opponents and at the end of this season I think we will be punished by that".

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  • Bruins set to start series with Senators on Wednesday
Bruins set to start series with Senators on Wednesday

The lone Ottawa goal came from Bobby Ryan, who took a loose puck that was muffed along the boards by Bruins' defenseman Adam McQuaid right to the front of the net. It was about trying to prepare for them for what was going to happen - the intensity and the emotion that comes into a playoff game right from the start.

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  • LeBron to miss regular-season finale, resting strained calf
LeBron to miss regular-season finale, resting strained calf

So have some fans, who told me about paying big bucks to watch a team sleep-walk through some games at Quicken Loans Arena. That's just my take on it. As Korver has scored over 20 points and made 14-17 three-pointers in the two games he has played against the Pacers since he joined Cleveland. NOTES: Raptors C Jonas Valanciunas connected on hi...

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  • Tuesday Practice at the 2017 Masters
Tuesday Practice at the 2017 Masters

But with things stable on the home front, he insists he's in a good spot as he goes for his first green jacket. "You never know. I'm not going to sit here and say I expect to win, but a lot of the shots I feel comfortable with on the course".

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  • Trump reverses position, says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is 'no longer obsolete'
Trump reverses position, says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is 'no longer obsolete'

The president, who spoke with China leader Xi Jinping Tuesday night, discussed the call at the joint press conference. "And then they started saying Trump is right". Following the meeting with Putin and earlier talks with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, Tillerson told reporters that bilateral ties are "at a low point".

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  • Sergio Garcia Wins The Masters, Ends Drought At The Majors
Sergio Garcia Wins The Masters, Ends Drought At The Majors

In his 71st major as a professional, things looked grim for Garcia when he missed a 5-foot birdie late. With it, he shook off almost two decades of weighted expectations by capturing the 81st Masters Tournament . The pairing did not take long to make things exciting, as Garcia birdied two of the first three holes, separating himself from Rose ne...

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  • Oakland's Cotton spoils Royals home opener
Oakland's Cotton spoils Royals home opener

Cotton settled for a no-decision at Kansas City on September 13 after allowing three runs - one earned - and seven hits in 5 2/3 innings. His only mistake was a 3-0 fat fastball to Davis, who took advantage of the wind blowing out to right to get it over the fence.

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  • Bradley out of starting lineup for Red Sox, has MRI on knee
Bradley out of starting lineup for Red Sox, has MRI on knee

The Sox do not anticipate Bradley being out for a long term. Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said before Monday's series finale that he didn't think the injury was anything of "major outcome", but the club obviously wants to be careful so that the ailment doesn't become a long-term issue.

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  • Montgomery earns Yanks' 5th starter job, to debut Wednesday
Montgomery earns Yanks' 5th starter job, to debut Wednesday

The Yankees broke a 3-1 game open with a five-run eighth. NEW YORK (AP ) — Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has a ideal game through six innings against the Tampa Bay Rays in New York's home opener. "It just doesn't make sense". Over the course of 25 appearances last season, all of which were starts, he produced a 2.13 ERA alongside a 14-5 ...

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  • JRFU welcomes Sunwolves' switch to Super Rugby's Australian conference
JRFU welcomes Sunwolves' switch to Super Rugby's Australian conference

My plea is that it will be swift, at least in the next month". New structure of the Super Rugby competition for next season after governing body SANZAAR announced the culling of three as yet to be determined teams on Sunday. "We're talking about people's livelihoods". The Hurricanes weathered a second-half comeback from the Waratahs that ...

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  • Schwarber, Zobrist homer in Cubs' 7-4 win over Brewers
Schwarber, Zobrist homer in Cubs' 7-4 win over Brewers

Chicago starter Kyle Kendricks allowed four runs on five hits including a pair of homers over six frames with Justin Grimm giving up two more runs in two innings of work. Two Chicago Cubs players collided during a Friday night game against the Milwaukee Brewers . Second baseman Javier Baez left the game in the sixth with a left eye contusion ...

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  • Man Utd confirmed line-up vs Sunderland: No De Gea, controversial captain choice
Man Utd confirmed line-up vs Sunderland: No De Gea, controversial captain choice

Shaw gave United width and penetration down the left flank during the first half, and inside the opening 60 seconds of the second period, his defence-splitting pass teed up Henrikh Mkhitaryan to add to Ibrahimovic's opener and put the visitors 2-0 ahead.

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  • Serbia sweep into Davis Cup semi-finals
Serbia sweep into Davis Cup semi-finals

Novak Djokovic spearheads Serbia's bid to reach the Davis Cup semifinals for the first time since 2013 and reboot a career which has stalled since his history-making French Open victory. "I am very happy with my performance today which is very encouraging because I now know I am on the right path to discovering my best form", Djokovic said .

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  • Not sick and exhausted any more! Coutinho and Firmino rouse Liverpool
Not sick and exhausted any more! Coutinho and Firmino rouse Liverpool

However, his anger increased when Stoke scored on the counter-attack with a ball inside makeshift left wing-back Nathaniel Clyne picking out Shaqiri whose near-post cross was headed in by Walters. The news will come as a major blow to Liverpool given Mane's influence on the team following his arrival from Southampton last summer. "We needed...

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  • Pochettino: Spurs showed character and stars fight for the badge
Pochettino: Spurs showed character and stars fight for the badge

Indeed, it somehow seemed fitting that the Spurs team should be wearing a peculiar sickly-looking gold third-choice shirt - maybe a show of sympathy for Lloris. "It is insane how the goals came in the last few minutes but we pushed and we created chances to win". We're happy Liverpool drew [with Bournemouth] in the last couple of minutes.

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  • Jordan Spieth returns to infamous 12th hole at Augusta National
Jordan Spieth returns to infamous 12th hole at Augusta National

His brow would furrow. Thursday, Spieth didn't hit a great shot , his ball starting right and carrying a bit long, though it did settle onto the putting surface, some 34 feet away from the cup. "I got off to a solid start. I used a club that would spin instead of a one that would maybe take the spin of". "We're in a position now where we, I ...

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  • USA, Canada, Mexico Reportedly Will Submit Joint Bid for 2026 World Cup
USA, Canada, Mexico Reportedly Will Submit Joint Bid for 2026 World Cup

The announcement is set for 2 p.m. ET. Though Montagliani said a joint, three-country bid would be a good "fit", he acknowledged that no decision has been made, and probably will not be made until the end of the year. The 2018 World Cup was given to Russian Federation, as well as the 2022 occasion - which since-deposed FIFA president Sepp Blatter...

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  • Jordan Spieth's Masters Heartbreak Returns With Disastrous Quadruple Bogey
Jordan Spieth's Masters Heartbreak Returns With Disastrous Quadruple Bogey

Most of the damage came on the par-5 15th, where Spieth took a 9, finding water in front of the green and then going way beyond the green in the swirling winds that played havoc with most players in the opening round of the year's first major event.

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  • Pochettino says Chelsea should win the Premier League
Pochettino says Chelsea should win the Premier League

I don't want to see the way we played against Arsenal again. Physically, we stood up to the challenge and we dominated the game. "The best thing for us to think is that Tottenham could win eight games so to win the title we need 18 points".

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