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Panthers reach sales agreement with Tepper Panthers reach sales agreement with Tepper
- May 16, 2018

The team went for a reported $2.2 billion. Tepper had been considered the favorite to land the team and was the preferred choice of many other owners because he has enough money to buy the team without other investors and because, as a minority stakeholder in his hometown Pittsburgh Steelers , he has already been vetted by the NFL. (more...)
Texas man, 25, poses as Harvey evacuee, stars for HS hoops team Texas man, 25, poses as Harvey evacuee, stars for HS hoops team
- May 16, 2018

Dallas school district officials say Gilstrap-Portley first enrolled at Skyline High School and later moved to Hillcrest High School, where he joined the basketball team. We recently became aware of a student enrolled at our school under false pretenses claiming to be a displaced Hurricane Harvey victim. The woman also said that while she did not approve of her 14-year-old daughter dating Gilstrap-Portley who pretended to be 17 years old. (more...)
Arsenal In Talks With Agent But Chelsea Could Hijack Proposed £40m Deal Arsenal In Talks With Agent But Chelsea Could Hijack Proposed £40m Deal
- May 16, 2018

The newspaper says Arsenal are now pushing hardest to get a deal agreed with director of football Raul Sanllehi holding talks with Seri's representatives about a possible £40m move to the Emirates. Reports suggest that the former Barcelona man still enjoys a good working relationship with Seri's camp. Chelsea, too, are in need of improving their squad considerably after a below par 2017-18 campaign, and midfield is rightly an area of concern. (more...)
Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Rajasthan Royals by 6 wickets Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Rajasthan Royals by 6 wickets
- May 16, 2018

How did Royals lose their way from 63 for 0 in 4.4 overs? Rajasthan Royals got off the block like a 100M sprinter reaching 59 for no loss in a little over four overs. The ball came out off the back of the hand but Binny, unable to pick it up from the hand, was drawn into the drive and missed it completely. Apart from the wicketkeeper-batsman, who has scored 548 runs, none of their batsmen have been consistent. (more...)
#34 to forever belong to Thurman Thomas #34 to forever belong to Thurman Thomas
- May 16, 2018

He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his second year of eligibility, in 2007. I couldn't have done this without the fans. "If you're at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, you're just at the Pro Football Hall of Fame". The jersey retirement will be nationally televised, as the Bills vs. Patriots clash will take place on a Monday night. "This is not just 34 jersey being retired". (more...)
Eagles' Lane Johnson still angry about the robotic Patriots' 'arrogance' Eagles' Lane Johnson still angry about the robotic Patriots' 'arrogance'
- May 16, 2018

Johnson also took aim at the Patriots shortly after the Super Bowl, calling them a "fear-based organization" on the Pardon My take podcast . Lane Johnson was on the winning side in Super Bowl LII on February 4, yet the Philadelphia Eagles right tackle couldn't help but get in a few more shots on the New England Patriots . (more...)
A look at where legal sports betting is headed in the US A look at where legal sports betting is headed in the US
- May 16, 2018

Monmouth Park officials say they could have their sports betting up and running within just a couple of weeks. "Sports are played on a national and sometimes worldwide stage, crossing state borders and involving residents of numerous municipalities", said Rummy Pandit, a gambling analyst with New Jersey's Stockton University. (more...)
UCF football game at Texas scheduled for 2023 canceled UCF football game at Texas scheduled for 2023 canceled
- May 16, 2018

The Longhorns will host the first matchup on September 10, 2022, the school announced. Texas and Ohio State have also agreed to move their home-and-home series, which was originally scheduled for 2022-2023, to 2025-2026 in order to make room for the new series. (more...)
Dez Bryant Doesn't Regret Passing On Offer From Ravens Dez Bryant Doesn't Regret Passing On Offer From Ravens
- May 16, 2018

Dez Bryant is responsible for destroying one cornerback's National Football League career before it ever began, according to former Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan . But the Cowboys traded three spots up and chose Bryant just ahead of Baltimore. The Cowboys cut Bryant back in April, saving $8.5 million of cap space in the process. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino in line for Chelsea job Mauricio Pochettino in line for Chelsea job
- May 16, 2018

Conte, who led Chelsea to the Premier League title last season, is expected to be fired after Saturday's FA Cup final against Manchester United regardless of the outcome. I think if we do what we did against all the teams in the Champions League again, we have a chance of going even further. "It is a season where I have had to be patient and be mentally positive", he said. (more...)
Celtics Legend Bill Russell Appreciated Marcus Smart Sticking Up For His Teammate Celtics Legend Bill Russell Appreciated Marcus Smart Sticking Up For His Teammate
- May 16, 2018

It was a very unsafe play, and Smith was hit with a Flagrant 1 foul. A minor skirmish broke out and Smith was assessed a Flagrant 1, which probably should have been a Flagrant 2 and an ejection. "I blatantly pushed [Horford]". "It was a good, hard foul - I can understand why it was given". "You keep letting a bully keep picking on you, he's going to pick on you until you finally stand up, and that's what I tried to do. (more...)
Killeya-Jones transferring to NC State Killeya-Jones transferring to NC State
- May 16, 2018

SKJ will have to sit out this season, due to NCAA transfer rules, but he'll have two years of eligibility remaining when he takes the court again in 2019-20. Killeya-Jones was a McDonald's All-American and a two-time all-state selection at Virginia Episcopal in Lynchburg. The 6-5 guard averaged 14.3 points and 6.5 rebounds per game at Florida International last season. (more...)
Jose Mourinho receives huge boost after Fred decision Jose Mourinho receives huge boost after Fred decision
- May 16, 2018

Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred has said he wants to "make a bigger leap" in his career and move on from the Ukrainian club in the summer amid strong links to Manchester United and Manchester City . Fred has been in excellent form since joining Shakhtar from Internacional in 2013 and he's been named in the Brazil preliminary squad ahead of this summers World Cup finals. (more...)
Twelve South's AirFly Lets You Connect Wireless Headphones To Anything Twelve South's AirFly Lets You Connect Wireless Headphones To Anything
- May 16, 2018

Twelve South has made a name for itself by designing pretty and practical products that perfectly complement our Apple devices. The battery lasts eight hours between charges, so you can get through more than one movie on a flight. AirFly is a tiny gadget from Twelve South that changes that by making any device with a 3.5mm headphone jack AirPods-compatible. Wish you could listen to in-flight TV with your AirPods? We'll be testing AirFly ourselves and will let you know how it performs. (more...)
Neymar 'scared' ahead of return to the field Neymar 'scared' ahead of return to the field
- May 16, 2018

Neymar said yesterday that he is focusing on getting well early enough to represent his country at thye summer World Cup in Russian Federation. "I hope it is my cup". Team Doctor Lasmar said,"Neymar should be able to "regain match fitness" when he takes part in friendlies against Croatia on Jun 3 and Austria on Jun 10". (more...)
C's Dominate 2nd Half, Take 2-0 Series Lead C's Dominate 2nd Half, Take 2-0 Series Lead
- May 16, 2018

But Boston outscored Cleveland by 14 in the third quarter to turn its seven-point deficit into an 84-77 lead. James, who committed seven turnovers on his way to a minus-32, spent the final minutes of Game 1 watching the Cleveland substitutes run out the clock. (more...)
When does the Premier League transfer window open and close? When does the Premier League transfer window open and close?
- May 16, 2018

Press Association Sport understands officials have opted to pull the opening back to next Thursday in order to comply with a FIFA rule which requires at least one window to open for 12 weeks. Obviously the thinking goes that no one will be able to buy players so the teams lower down won't have all their plans thrown into disarray part way through the season and fees won't suddenly go up with a late move on the continent, as happened with Neymar last summer. (more...)
Premier League club Everton dismiss manager Sam Allardyce Premier League club Everton dismiss manager Sam Allardyce
- May 16, 2018

Everton have sacked manager Sam Allardcye after six months in charge. Everton finished the season in eighth position after lying 13th in the table when Allardyce took over but his tenure was characterised by huge criticism from fans. "Again, we'd like to place on record our honest thanks to Sam for his work with us over the last few months and wish him well for the future". The statement released by the Vicarage Road side said: "The club is convinced the appointment of Silva was the ... (more...)
Stephen Piscotty Homers in First At-Bat Since Returning From Bereavement List Stephen Piscotty Homers in First At-Bat Since Returning From Bereavement List
- May 16, 2018

Piscotty's close relationship with Gretchen has been chronicled throughout recent weeks. Piscotty, batting eighth, hit a home run Tuesday night in his first at-bat since his mother's funeral. (more...)
Man Utd To Announce Signing After FA Cup Final Man Utd To Announce Signing After FA Cup Final
- May 16, 2018

I have said it for the last few years, we have still been taking trophies when we haven't necessarily been a contender in the league. 'I will support as best I can. "I've got six or seven weeks off after the cup final". "I think finishing second and winning the FA Cup probably would be satisfactory for Man United but we always want to win more". (more...)
Eden Hazard: I'll stay if Chelsea sign new stars Eden Hazard: I'll stay if Chelsea sign new stars
- May 16, 2018

But despite that, he has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge this summer with Real Madrid and Manchester United said to be interested. With no Champions League football to offer potential new recruits this summer, getting elite players through the door at Chelsea is going to be a challenge. (more...)
Pittsburgh Pirates send White Sox to 12th loss in 14 games Pittsburgh Pirates send White Sox to 12th loss in 14 games
- May 16, 2018

May. "Hopefully we caught it early enough to where it won't bother me for the rest of the year or anything", Taillon said. The Pirates (24-17) recorded their major-league-leading seventh shutout Tuesday with a 7-0 win over the White Sox (10-28). (more...)
JR Smith Shoves Al Horford in Celtics-Cavaliers Game 2 JR Smith Shoves Al Horford in Celtics-Cavaliers Game 2
- May 16, 2018

Smart talked about the play after the game, calling Smith a bully and a dirty player who had to be dealt with. That's not the first time JR has done some dirty stuff, especially playing against us. "I think he's as tough as they come, right?" "He matches his intensity with a physical toughness", Stevens said. "It was a good call". Horford had a much better explanation for the hard-nosed play the Celtics displayed over the final 24 minutes of the game, propelling them to their victory. (more...)
Atletico's Simeone: Stopping Payet key to EL final win Atletico's Simeone: Stopping Payet key to EL final win
- May 16, 2018

While often criticized as being dour and aggressive, they have gone from a stuttering, underachieving side to one who are able to hold that own against Europe's best but it is doubtful whether that will be enough to convince Griezmann to stay. (more...)
NWU Golf shoots 313 at Day One of NCAA Tournament NWU Golf shoots 313 at Day One of NCAA Tournament
- May 16, 2018

The recent UTEP graduate and lone Miner representative shot three birdies on the front nine, including consecutive birdies on holes No. 5 and No. 6, and only bogeyed once in his opening day run. "We are still in the game, but we did not start out well", BYU head coach Bruce Brockbank said. "We've been putting it together with 2-under, 3-under rounds, but obviously those numbers are out there". (more...)
Charles Barkley to LeBron James: 'You better get damn worried' about Celtics Charles Barkley to LeBron James: 'You better get damn worried' about Celtics
- May 16, 2018

While Lue heavily suggested Thompson will start Game 2 , he better hope his Game 1 gaffe doesn't come back to bite the team. "I think we just need to be better, really - forcing the issue is the wrong thing to say on the defensive end - but making them feel us, and just being better". (more...)
Celtics D swarm Cavs in Game 1 Celtics D swarm Cavs in Game 1
- May 16, 2018

However, there was rarely an emphasis on getting James shots closer to the rim, where he's at his best. The Celtics lead the best-of-seven series, 1-0. But there has been only one time when James' team has lost a Game 1 by a wider margin than Sunday's 25 points: the 2006 second round at Detroit, when the Cavs were dismantled 113-86. (more...)
A record Premier League season A record Premier League season
- May 16, 2018

Southampton manager Mark Hughes admitted to mixed feelings after his side escaped relegation despite conceding an injury-time victor to champions Manchester City at St Mary's in their season finale on Sunday. I am so pleased and so happy for the boys that they showed up today again after one week of training, [at] not the highest intensity of course, just the things we thought make sense, and then having a game like this is really nice. (more...)
Tomas Tatar scores as Vegas Golden Knights pull even in conference finals Tomas Tatar scores as Vegas Golden Knights pull even in conference finals
- May 16, 2018

The Western Conference Finals continue this evening as the scene shifts to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada and we will see the Winnipeg Jets grapple with the Vegas Golden Knights in game three of their best-of-seven series. "That third goal , it was a bad play by [Josh] Morrissey, yeah". When you know what you're going to get out of a guy, it allows you to go out and do your job knowing that you're going to get this from other players. (more...)
Backstrom out again for Capitals in Game 3 against Lightning Backstrom out again for Capitals in Game 3 against Lightning
- May 16, 2018

After goaltender Braden Holtby was called for tripping Yanni Gourde, center Steven Stamkos unleashed his deadly one-timer from the left circle to give Tampa Bay a 1-0 lead with 6:07 left in the first. Coach Barry Trotz said on Tuesday that Backstrom remains "day-to-day". Backstrom has participated in morning skates with the Capitals, but has not taken line rushes or any time with their power-play units. (more...)

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